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(Sydney Storm MC #1)

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War is coming in this NEW biker series from USA Today Bestselling author Nina Levine.

A biker torn between loyalty to his club and love for his woman.

Kick Hanson's life follows a dangerous path that leads him to the Storm Motorcycle Club where he spends his days buried deep in a violent and lawless world that is slowly consuming his soul. He fights against bringing the one
Paperback, 234 pages
Published February 23rd 2015 (first published February 22nd 2015)
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Nina Levine
Mar 31, 2016 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition

Grab it NOW and catch up on this series before the fifth book, King's Wrath releases next month!


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DNF @ 16%

Nope, nope, nope.


This wasn't the worst thing I've ever read by any means...but when you have read as much as I have, I suppose that's not really saying much.

Not trying to be mean or anything.


But again, when you have read thousands of books, you can kind of get a feel for when a book is headed down the wrong path for you pretty early on.

In this case, those paths being:

Immature Writing Road...
We Have Crazy Mad History But Are Just Glossing That Over Avenue...
and Poor Character Develop
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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Stand-alone book 1.
A biker torn between loyalty to his club and love for his woman.

I let Evie Bishop go once. I won’t make that mistake again.
I’ve loved Evie since we were kids, before I found the Storm MC.
Long before I sold my soul to the devil.
I never wanted to bring her into this world, but a man can only go so long without the woman he loves by his side. I need her like I fucking need air and I won’t stop

Honestly this book was only okay for me and I don't have much to say about it. Kick and Evie weren't bad characters but neither of them really gave me much to rave about. I felt like they both had their own lives going on and this book focused more on them individually than it did of them together. Overall, it wasn't a bad book and I enjoyed it, but it just didn't leave me much to go crazy over.
This book just didn't do anything for me. I am very disappointed, and I am trying to put my finger on exactly why. I just felt like everything was forced...or maybe more like rushed between the hero and heroine. They do have a past together, and then they move on...All of a sudden they are back in one another's life and it doesn't take long to express their undying love for each other..and then they fall into bed with one another and the rest is history...
Of course, there is more to it than just
3.5 stars

I haven’t read an M/C book in a very long time, but I really enjoyed this one. Even though it is a spinoff series from Storm M/C, I wasn’t confused at all was able to follow along just fine.

Evie Bishop and Kick Hanson have known each other most of their lives. After not seeing each other for a while, they reconnected after a death of a close friend. Evie tries to fight her usual attraction to Kick, but it’s no use. It’s like they were destined to be together.

Kick Hanson has been in the
I'm torn between a 3 and 4 star rating. I didn't really see the chemistry between them for most of it. There was lots of angst and hot sex. There was a hole left. It wasn't a big one, but still a hole. And they never did get to play with his toys. Just a big tease for the reader.

There are a lot of other hot members (Nitro what's causing the sadness, King what's made him like that, Hyde why does he so easily switch between Jekyll and Hyde, Diesel....) of the MC to get stories. I won't be reading
Aisling Zena
2 stars

I don't know what happened.. I ended up skim reading it after 50%. I skim read the rating goes down, waay down...

Free on
Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
"Find the good in your life and put the bad behind you"

I was so excited to get my hands on Relent; there can never be too much Storm MC, Sydney or otherwise, we clear? I really enjoyed the 'flashbacks' in this story that showed me how Kick & Evie's relationship began as kids. They truly had been through so much together, to not be together...

It drove me crazy waiting to find out why they weren't. I wanted to know the details NOW, but the author knows best and she decided to gradually unr
Melissa ***BITCH, I'M READING!***
Feb 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015-goal
a little cheesy...but not too bad... cheese and sex lol
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ccbh-reviewed

Relent: let up...

Nina Levine takes you down a redeeming road that not only recaptures but restores an endless love.

"I still love him. With every fibre of my being. With every scar he’d left on my heart. I still want a life with him."

Evie and Kick have loved each other since forever. Growing up as friends and eventually becoming lovers, these two have always been there for one another. A heart breaking tragedy and a family scandal threaten to tear them a part, but the love they have for each othe
Nadine Hook Me Up Book Blog
Feb 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: love-romance
4-4.5 'I Want You Forever' Stars

"I've always loved you and you've always been good enough."

Evie and Kick are currently my favorite biker couple out there! If a love is meant to be then it always finds its way back to its soul mate - fighting it is useless because the heart wants what the heart wants. Kick want Evie and vice versa, but their relationship encountered some serious bumps, which broke them apart and left them hurting.

"Love had packed up and walked out of my life a long time ag
Wendy ⏃: ✦●•CCBH Blogger•●✦
+++ 3 KICKIN' STARS!!! +++

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Relent was the first Nina Levine book I've ever read. So, you can say my Levine cherry has been officially popped lol. This was a good read with a great story line and concept behind it.

Together, Kick and Evie faced a lot of obstacles and after so many years of being apart, Evie took a chance again and allowed Kick in. Kick lives with a lot of darkness that at times consumes him. Scared that his world might taint Evie, he selflessly lets her go. What Kick never underst
Diane Yoskowitz
Dec 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Relent is the first book in the Sydney Storm series and it is KICK A@@ Amazing! Relent gives us two amazing main characters. Kick who is a very Easy- to-Love Alpha that would do anything for those that he cares about and Evie who even with having emotional setbacks is an honest sweet strong willed independent woman. Kick and Evie have been friends since childhood and despite having life changing situations have always been there for one another and as the story unfolds we get to witness their un ...more
Mara De Guzman
4.5 Kick Ass Stars
ARC received from the author for an honest review
Review also posted on Mara's Bookshelf

There is something about how Nina Levine writes her hot biker guys and witty heroines that make it so easy and addicting to read! Relent is just another proof on how the she (the author) tells magic through her stories.

"We'd always be those kids who loved each other. Underneath all the shit that was me today, I still loved her."

Childhood friends, Kick, Jeremy and Evie, they used to alway
Erin McKinley Carnevale
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book was the start to something new and AMAZING from Nina. I think this book showed more emotions than her others and there is no complaints here. It was still raw and exciting but I felt more with Evie and Kicks story than I have with the other bad ass bikers and chicks I've read about from this writer. Well Slay comes close but this is about RELENT! Hee hee

Kick is a man of loyalties. He is someone I would love to have in my life and my bed ;). But seriously, he has the biggest heart even
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3.5So, I was sooooo excited to get more Storm and Nina, but literally the first 50% you could take it or leave it, it was just meh. So much so I went and read like 4 books before finishing it. And
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it also didn't help that so many books are just recycling names. Really makes it hard to keep series separate. Literally I just read a MC series with over 10 books where Evie and King were major players. So this with Evie and Kick and his Prez being King lead to a mindfuck, but whatever.
The second ha
If this was a drink ide call it sweet hot and kickin cocktail

I love a childhood to adult romance, well as romantic as you can get with an mc read.

Kick had loved protected and cared for Evie since childhood although events separated them their tethers pulled them back together.

Although Kick is part of an mc it doesn't go into much detail of club business but more of whats going on in the hearts,minds and lives of the characters and I liked that. There was no unnecessary violence shared or dribbl
Shari Kay
Sep 28, 2016 marked it as not-for-me  ·  review of another edition
eh...second chance romance...and series has other tropes I don't care for...see book 4 for one and... book 5
Feb 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am officially in a Kick Hanson hangover! Nina Levine has once again taken the MC romance world by Storm (haha… see what I did there?) with her newest novel, Relent! Relent is the first book in the Sydney Storm MC series, a spin-off of her Storm MC series and I could not be more excited for this new adventure. Nina continues to blow me away with her beautifully complex characters, thrilling storylines, and ability to set the pages on fire with the chemistry she creates. We’ve already gotten a t ...more
Katie Ramos
Feb 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Natasha Weir
Feb 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Nina has done it again this is by far a KICK @SS read, I was hooked from the very beginning!!

Relent is the first book in Nina's new biker series. This is a new standalone series so you do not have to read the Storm MC series to read this.
Relent follows Kick and Evie. It's a steamy biker book with many heated scenes, bloodshed and passion that is off the charts. Evie and Kick have been through so much together, ups and downs, arguments, relationships, break ups, pain and passion that spans over
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Relent (Sydney Storm MC, #1) by Nina Levine

Relent (Sydney Storm MC #1)
Nina Levine

"I raised my brows. “Is that an ‘okay’ type statement or a ‘we clear’ type statement?” I couldn't resist, and waited to see what he’d do next. My body kinda hoped he’d attack it."
―Nina Levine, Relent

Relent is the first book in the Sydney Storm MC series, which is a spin off series to the Storm MC series. Once again Nina Levine has given us an awesome story.In Relent we meet Kick Hanson and Evie Bishop. Best friends and lovers, but are they soul mates? After

Nadia Debowska-Stephens (Obsessed by Books)
~*~ arc given in exchange for an honest review ~*~

"It had been a long, hard journey for us, but we'd eventually made it to where we were meant to be. And I was so damn glad he'd made me relent."

This is not just a MC novel, this is a book with real emotion and characters that take your breath away. Evie and Kick are damaged by their childhood. Raised together as friends, brought together by loss and pain their friendship bloomed into something more but their conflicting lifestyles pushed them ap
Tracy Supple
Jan 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A savage start to a brilliant new storm series
Nina has done it again. I was hooked from the 1st page. I absolutely loved Relent the 1st book in here new series Storm Sydney. I love kick and Evie story how true love will always find its way no matter the obstacles that stand in the way even if that obstacle is self doubt in what you deserve. For years Kick and Evie have been in love with each other but because of self doubt and lack of communication they never worked out. Evie is every man's wet
**Elle**Bee**Double U**
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
After reading the Storm series with Blade and Scott, I didn't think I could love another Storm man! However, Kick just comes in knocks my socks off!

Evie Bishop and Kick Henson have basically grown up together, were best friends and grew to become lovers. Kick protects Evie from everything and everyone including himself. After trying to keep his Storm life from interfering with his life with Evie they call it quits.However, fate has different plans for these to lovers and brings them back togethe
Heather andrews
Feb 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Kick he gets kick out of pi**ing off his woman, "I couldn't hide it, I grinned. And that pi**ed her oiff even more. Story of my effing life. "What the eff, Kick?" she snapped." He's proud of the qualities he has as well as he should be, "she's right, but I do make sure my woman is satisfied in other ways on Valentine's Day," he said, eyes still on me, a promise held deep inside them." When a man knows he has something good and not to mess with it, means he's a keeper, "to have Evie back in my li ...more
Feb 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
One word���. Kick. What a man he is. Once you meet him, you know he is the kind of guy that always gets what be wants. And he wants his girl Evie.
Nina has once again nailed the MC book world. Introducing another division of the Storm club. This time in Sydney Australia.
Throughout this book I found myself going through so many emotions. My heart broke for Evie, but she is one strong woman. She overcame a common hurdle that presents itself to many in this day and age. With help from people who lov
Christy McCurry
Mar 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was graciously provided and Arc copy of Relent for an honest review. I really enjoyed Evie and Kick's story.
Kick and Evie have pretty much grown up together. There parents was the best of friends. Until the unthinkable happened, which split the families apart. With their family torn apart Kick and Evie find themselves growing closer together. But that soon ended when Kick joins the Club. He is convinced that Evie deserves better and leaves. Due to unfortunate circumstances three years later t
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USA Today Bestselling Author Nina Levine is an Aussie author who writes alphas with a side of dirty and sassy women who don't hand their hearts over easily.

When she isn't creating with words, she loves to create with paint and paper. Often though, she can be found curled up with a good book and some chocolate.

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Other books in the series

Sydney Storm MC (6 books)
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“Baby, I don’t just fuckin’ like your pussy.  On a scale of one to ten, it rates off the charts.  If you were the only woman alive, I’d kill every motherfucker to make sure you only had eyes for me.”  I shifted my face so I could look her in the eyes.  “And Evie, it’s not just your pussy I love.”  I placed my hand over her heart, and whispered, “I love what’s in here.” 2 likes
“He’d left soul prints on me.  I could never say no to Kick . . . I could never deny the pull his heart had” 2 likes
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