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Dead Serious

(Hard Rock Roots #6)

4.37  ·  Rating details ·  947 ratings  ·  89 reviews
"You ever see one of those old western movies where the sheriff and the outlaw face each other in a dusty street? Revolvers at the ready? Good versus evil and all. Well, this is kind of like that. Only more f***ed."

Naomi Knox is on her way to becoming the world's most worshipped Rock Goddess.

I'm so in love with this chick that I could be the King to her Queen, the Devil
Kindle Edition, 314 pages
Published October 20th 2014 by Sarian Royal
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Jennifer Kyle
May 11, 2014 rated it really liked it

*4.5 Stars*

”One plus one it still two, and this shit is adding up to three. Still, some answers are better than none.”


This is the dirtiest, grittiest, hottest, mysterious rock series published. C.M. Stunich writes the BEST stage scenes I have ever read in a rock book bar none. This is book 6 in the series and it’s Naomi and Turner’s povs while the tour is still going and the death count is rising. Things come to a head by the end of this book. Yes it ends with a cliffhanger and yes Naomi and
Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
* Please, For your Sanity, Read the Rock Hard Roots in the order they were written *

6 books with 6 up in the air conclusions, cliffhangers if I must say! 6 books of Sex, Drugs, Rock-n-roll. 6 books of raw grit, passion and dirty damaged characters. It took "6" books for me to come to terms with the blood, the chaos, and the WTF is going on...Guess what...SO WORTH THE DAMN WAIT!!!

Turner Dakota Campbell is badass emo. He is the epitome of rock star with the music flowing thru him and constant lust
Sep 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Damn you CM...
You always have me gasping for more...
Turner F'n Campbell ❤...
Absolutely another great read...
WOW!! Turner and Naomi do not disappoint in this new addition to this awesome rockstar series!!! EPIC AND RAW WITH DRAMA AND SEXUAL HEAT!!

And, so it’s the end of another gritty and thrilling addition to this rockstar saga that is clearly epic. S.M. Stunich does not disappoint with yet another blood-tingling cliffhanger! Truly sensational! Both groups are hard-pressed for answers to all the havoc that has been happening during their tour. Some of the answers are clicking into place, but it’s not
Oct 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: c-m-stunich
OMFG, WOW! I adored Dead Serious, book 6 in the crazy, amazing, fantastic, mind fucking Rock Hard Roots series by CM Stunich. This series is just orgasmic. The way she writes, it’s like music to my soul. Her words flow like the lyrics to a song. Absolutely brilliant. I love this series so much that I keep getting up cliffhanger after cliffhanger wanting more, more, more, always more. I cannot get enough.

In this book Turner and Naomi are absolutely ON FIRE.

Turner? I love him. No, I ADORE him. Tur
Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
what can be said Naomi and Turner are HOT HOT HOT !!!!!!!!!!!!

I love this part of the book where Naomi finally lets go and gives in to her feelings for Turner:

and it's not pretty in fact it's REAL UGLY he GETS me BENT out of shape pisses me off and even though we have TOUGH LUCK and BAD DAYs galore i don't think he was BORN WRONG me neither because i think we were always meant to find each other and that i am DEAD fucking SERIOUS about

I love this series because even though i hate cliffhangers th
Oct 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Oh. My. Freaking. God. I loved everything about this freaking book. Everything. The writing is just outstanding and the storyline will blow your damn mind. I love these characters and watching Naomi and Turner grow together as a couple is just perfection. It's so wrong it's right and right never looked so damn good. It's nonstop and page after page of seducing your mind with music, love, passion and straight up rock n' freaking roll with a side of crazy. She rocked it, I was hooked from the very ...more
Nov 11, 2014 rated it liked it
3 Stars
After having read this series and loved all the amped up Rock and Roll, murder and mayhem, I find my self say WTF was C.M. Stunich on when she wrote this? It is like you need to shake your head to try and clear the drug and alcohol cobwebs from your mind to try and understand what the hell is going on. I am seriously at a loss. There were things I did like, and getting a little clarity as to what was really going on in the background behind all the half truths and huge lies from the start
Aug 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: loved-this-book
YES! Finally....

Oh damn, what a book., It was amazing.
Way to go CM. This book was full of rock 'n roll drugs sex murder and intrigue. JUST CUT A BIT SHORT. NOW ONTO DOLL FACE.

Only thing is, I feel like I'm getting shorter and shorter stories every book, they are not cheep .99 cent books, they are $3.99 for about 150 pages now??? Ugg
4.5 stars

I love this series but hate the major cliffhangers and I am so happy Ronnie gets another book.
Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
So we have been waiting for what feels like forever for another Turner and Naomi story. And CM does NOT disappoint. I personally felt it was the best of the entire series. I couldn't put it down. I needed Turner that much. Again the group goes through a lot of crappy stuff. Not nearly the same amount in the previous ones. But it certainly has its fair share of shocks, surprises, death, gloom , doom, humor and hope. We learn more new hidden secrets and we get to watch the group squirm and try to ...more
Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: new-adult, 5-stars
5 Rock n Roll Stars!!

This is my favorite in the series so far. I was so excited to be back to Tuner and Naomi's POVs.
Tuner Dakota Campbell seriously the things that go on in this guy's head and the stuff that come out of his mouth never cease to crack me up. He's still the same cocky S.O.B. I love but with the stakes so high it's clear Naomi is his number one priority. One minute I'm cringing and laughing at the things he says and the next I'm swooning. WHAT?! Doesn't seem right to be using a wo
Ashley S.
Jun 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Arghhhhhhh! Another cliffhanger that is leaving me feeling slightly homicidal right now!!! ;) I actually cursed out loud when I read the last page. How can you keep doing this to us, C.M.? I know how, because you always know that we will keep coming back for more! Oh, and I will be coming back for more, make no mistake about that.

Turner and Naomi are absolutely ON FIRE in this book! It was so hot, I thought that my Kindle was going to explode! But, on the flip side, it was also so sweet and gent
Texas Reader Stacy
Sep 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
"For a second there, she's just a girl and I'm just a boy, and we're together. No secret stories of betrayal and heartache that need to be solved. Just us, It fucking rocks."

CM Stunich, I hate you and love you all at the same time.

If you hate cliff hangers, then I don't know what to tell you. CM Stunich is the Queen of cliff hangers, it hits you like a bag of hammers to the head. You are just zipping along, immersed in the story, feeling the words and energy....and WHAM it's over. With a nice
Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This review is my personal opinion and may contain: spoilers, quotes, rants, cussing (sometimes I cannot help myself) and a possible full on recap. I in no way want to ruin anyone’s book reading experience so please read my words with caution.

"Apparently there are three sides to every fucking story."

The secrets fucking come out to play. Everyone's safety is up in the air. Turner and Naomi's relationship evolves. It's been maybe three weeks since we started this
Rachel Marie
Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
C.M. Stunich you are just brilliant. Naomi and Turner together are thee most f*cked up, but so perfect as a couple, they just work! This book will not disappoint so go purchase it... NOW!

Just like all the books in the Hard Rock Roots series you will not want to put the book down. Naomi and Turner are constantly trying to solve the mystery of just WTF is going on and why, and in this book you will become real suspicious of America. But Turner does not disappoint, he will still have you laughing
Heather andrews
Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Turner that boy is serious as s*** when it comes to him and his Denny's, "now we GPS a Goddamn Denny's and get some crappy a** pancakes." Sometimes our girl likes to tease her man and honestly Turner is please as a pig in s*** when his girl shows him a hint of affection, "I lift my heel and wedge it between his knees, bringing the toe to rest on his crotch. Turner looks down at the shoe and then back up at me. His smile intensifies." Turner is also more serious about Naomi this time around he do ...more
Jun 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I finished this awesomeness awhile ago and forgot to shelf it as "read"... whatever !! I read it again for another dose of awesomeness... and u guess it! IT IS STILL AWESOME!!!!! QUITE A CLIFFHANGER here!! But no worry!! Our dear author is a sucker for HEA (SO SO SO LUV her for THIS!!) And the next book is never far... I LOVE HER EFFICIENCY!!! GO ROCKERS! can't wait for the next!!

this quote wrapped up the whole series quite nicely.. LOVE IT!

And it's not pretty. In fact, it's real ugly. He gets m
Feb 28, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: borrowed
So, yet another book in the series that doesn't have any resolve, and ends in another huge (the biggest so far) cliffhanger. This series is so long, and with so many characters, I find myself getting headaches often while reading it. Something else I've noticed about this series, it doesn't do anything for my libido lol. The sex scenes are quick, not much passion or detail to them, and to me there's not really any character to lust over. However, I'm enjoying the storyline, and intrigued to find ...more
Nov 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014
BEST INSTALLMENT YET! All Naomi & Turner!!! Turning Fucking Campbell! omg. love this couple.
Great book, had to slow myself down reading, to savor it. What a brutal cliffhanger ending. this one worse than all the others. Reminds me tho, why I love music so much...and how much it affects the soul. Awesome descriptions of the musicians and the heart that go into performing. making me miss going to see live music, something I need to pick back up desperately...
just awesome.
Juli Faulkner
Dec 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This series just keeps getting more intriguing!

Ms. Stunich just keeps writing this series with even more mystery, suspense and intrigue! This series will pull you into the lives of Indecency and Amatory Riot! If you don't like cliff hangers then this series may not be for you! But this series is totally rockin'! I cannot wait to read the next book to see where Ms. Stunich takes us!
Susan Aiena
Oct 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I LOVE Turner MF Campbell and Naomi Knox! I had a WTF moment at the end of the book but lord knows I should have expected it! It's not like I have'nt read the other 5 books in the series! CM Stunich delivered Turner Campbell and all his Badass, Tattooed, Smartass, and might I add, Fine Ass back to us with style! Needless to say I am anxiously awaiting the next installment in this series! I need my fix of Turner!
Jan 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Are you fucking kidding me with this?!!!!!!!!! Ok, let's just say...I love Turner & Naomi. I am however so done with the whole mystery of this story. It seems like every time we learn something another mystery pops up. Like Ms. Stunich has no idea where to go with this. I will continue even though I know there are at least two more books but I just want the characters not the mystery!!
Nov 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: wowzers
I've actually grown to love the cliffhangers in this series.

You know they're coming, but you are so engrossed in the book they still take you by surprise. All part of the messed up fun.

Turner and Naomi are just out of this world as a couple.

I seriously don't think I will ever get enough of them.

I'm also in love with the cover.
Feb 16, 2017 rated it did not like it
You Must be Kidding Me!

Really??? This is becoming a habit for Ms. Stunich. Letting us think one of the main characters will die, then just leave us hanging. A cliffhanger. A plot built up to this point and no resolution? Am done with this series.
Oct 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
ARGGHHHHHHHHHHH OMFG Miss Stunich you certainly know how to write the nastiest cliffhangers don't you I expect it from you so why am I shocked right now
Dec 02, 2014 rated it liked it
I don't want to read anymore of this series. I thought by reading the next one it would end but it just keeps going and going and thank you.
Lora Borzelleca
Jul 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
Thank god the next book is the last soooooo tired of this series being stretched out beyond its capacity....ugh....and the cliffhanger on this one...FML
Amy Johnson
Oct 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ebooks-i-own
Stupid cliffhangers.
Oct 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
October 20 th can't wait
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