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Beautiful Regret

(The Bounty Hunters – The Marino Bros. #3)

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Lisa Rasmussen, formerly Lisa Raphael, has had enough of her manipulative abusive husband. He has forced her to his will, tortured her both physically and psychologically, and she wants out. Her sham of a marriage to Albert, son of the blue blooded Rasmussens of Manhattan, has to end. But, Albert has vowed to never give Lisa her freedom. He owns her. Body and soul. Her ...more
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Published April 26th 2015 by Amazon Digital Services
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Laveda  Kasch
Jul 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Gio and Lisa were once high school sweethearts, with plans for a happily ever after together, but Lisa did something to ruin those plans. Women and booze is how Gio copes with Lisa's betrayal until he's strong enough to move on. Now Lisa is in trouble and needs Gio's help. She's been framed for attempted murder and if convicted will spend a long time in jail...away from her son. Gio can't say no, he knows in his heart that she could never do what she's convicted of and he doesn't want her son to ...more
Amy
Jul 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
Beautiful Bounty (The Bounty Hunters The Marino Bros. #1)
Beautiful Chase (The Marino Bros #2)
Beautiful Regret (The Marino Bros. #3)

by M.J. Nightingale
4 stars

With anticipation fans of the Marino brothers are anxiously awaiting the release of the last in this series on July 20th. Andreas is the oldest Marion and he is hard core. Im on the edge of my seat waiting to find out whats in store for him. If you are looking for a good series this one fits that bill. Beautiful Bounty was a little eh for
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Badass Bloggettes
Jul 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
Beautiful Regret

With each consecutive book in the Bounty Hunter series I fall more and more for the Marino brothers. Beautiful Regret is the third book in the series and Giovanni (Gio) Marino is now my favorite. From the first page I was hooked. I couldnt put the book down as there are surprise reveals and anxiety and the potential for romance throughout the story.

One of the best aspects of this series is how the Marinos are presented with their tight family ties. The brothers drop everything
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Bloggers From Down Under
Jul 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
** Provided on behalf of the author for an honest review **

Lisa has been accused of trying to kill her husband, and the only person she can think of to get her out of this mess, is the man she betrayed ten years before, Gio Marino, one of the four brothers who make up Marino Bounty, Bail and Bonds

Gio himself cant believe that after all this time, why Lisa would think that he could or even should help her, but when he discovers that a child is involved, he takes on the job. Gio believes that no
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Neilliza Swaffar
Jul 18, 2015 rated it liked it
**ARC provided by author, in return for an honest review.**

**** 3.5 Stars ****

Beautiful Regret is Gios story, the 2nd to the oldest of the Marino brothers. Go have been living his life, making sure to never be attached to another one. A decade ago the only Lisa, the only woman he ever loved betrayed him. She left for vacation and came back married to the biggest a**hole and son of blue Rasmussens of Manhattan. Go was left broken and lost in himself for a little while, because of what she put him
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Janett The Pleasure of Reading Today
This is the third installment in this series and if i must admit to feeling sorry for the heroine in this book. Lisa Rasmussen has my full depth gratitude for being the toughest female character ever, and the main reason why I loved this book.

Gio Marino is faced with the one woman he swore to hate until the end of time. The way she deserted him years ago has made him despise even the sound of her name, but after a brief time around her, he finds the love he has tried to bury for so long is as
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Jennifer Pierson
Aug 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I'm not sure how it's even possible but every book in this series just keeps getting better and better. I LOVED Beautiful Regret TONS!

Lisa Rasmussen finally has the courage to stand up to her husband so she can leave him. Albert is pure evil, and tortures her in every way possible. He's vowed to never give her up so no one else can have her. Gio Marino's heart was broken by Lisa when she married Albert. So he's shocked when she calls him for help after 10 years. She's accused of attempted
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FMR Book Grind
Jul 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
DONNA'S REVIEW
5 STARS

Holy hot eye candy!!!!!!!!!!! Of course, I am referring to the cover
of this book. Gio was the next Marino to experience drama in a big way. I loved how the first two books gave you insight into the sexy, amazing Gio. I think the author has continued to blend the stories but made each book a stand-alone. I got sucked into this story wondering about Gio, Lisa, and Johnny. Hoping that certain characters get a second chance at true love because we've all made decisions with dire
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Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
4.5 Stars!

So I may be a little late to the party for this author but wow... what an amazing book! This series was recommended to me by my other blog half and I decided to take a chance because she has yet to steer me wrong. And yep, I loved this book tons and devoured it in one sitting. This author definitely brought her A game so far with this series and with each book, its just keeps getting better.

This book was amazing. I loved Gio and Lisa's story. Gio may just be my favorite brother yet...
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Tina Lee Harris
Oct 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 stars

We get to see Gio Marino decide if he wants to help the one person who crushed his heart or will he turn her away when she needs him the most?

Gio Marino has never had that connect with any other woman. He knew from an early age that his next door neighbor Lisa was his one and only. He believed she felt the same. But when she comes home married to another man from the neighbor, Gio realizes that he was completely wrong about her. But what Gio doesnt know is the real reason she is married.
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Carrie
Apr 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I was highly anticipating Gio & Lisa's story & it did NOT disappoint! They were together & in love years ago, friends & neighbors to high school & college sweethearts. And then, something happened, and Lisa broke Gio's heart and now, ten years later, she needs his help. OF COURSE he has reservations. OF COURSE he is slow to trust her. But he helps, and he discovers some things along the way, and they find their way back to each other.

I highly enjoyed their story. The only
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reading the sheets
Jul 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Lisa Rasmussen is married to Albert son of the blue blooded Rasmussen family,hes abusive manipulative and shes had enough.Lisa wants out but Albert has vowed he will never let her go.He tells her he owns her and theres no way she will be leaving.When her plan goes wrong Lisa finds herself in more trouble.
Gio Marino knows Lisa,she broke his heart ten years ago,she left him for Albert so when he gets a call from her asking for his help as shes been accused of murder hes shocked to say the
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Renee Entress
Jun 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
4.5 star

I was pulled right into this story. The story flowed well and I was kept interested in the story. I read it in one sitting. The story has laughs, pain, anger, suspense, secrets, betrayal, and heartbreak.

If you have not read the below I would recommend reading those books(s) first
Beautiful Bounty (The Bounty Hunters The Marino Bros., #1)
Beautiful Chase (The Bounty Hunters The Marino Bros. #2)

This is Lisa and Gios story. Lisa and Gio were together until she married another man. Now she
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Book Hangover Page
Jul 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
M.J. Nightingale can write one heck of a book...she has trumped her previous work with this Marino brother that is for sure. I think Gio and Lisa's story is by far the best one yet...don't get me wrong I have enjoyed the first two books almost as much but there is just something about Gio that you instantly fall in love with. The Alpha male who has been jaded, whose heart is broken and he becomes the ultimate ladies man just to get his heart to scab over. Not only do you fall in love with Gio ...more
BooksandBeyondFiftyShades
Jul 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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✰✰✰ 5 STAR REVIEW ✰✰✰


Gio had a system with the girls; love them and leave them that was the attitude he obtained after he was left broken hearted by his one and only true love Lisa. Moving to Tampa, Florida with his brothers after his parents were murder he decided to never fall in love again or never see Lisa but that was not what life had in stored for him.

Lisa knew she was in so much trouble and the only person that could help her was the only person she
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Love Africa Book Club
OMG! I'm loving this series as the stories get better and better. And this one just blew me away.

Lisa is in an abusive marriage and she wants out of it by any means necessary. But her mean husband is going to make her pay for daring to want to leave him and she ends up in deep trouble. There's only one person she knows who can help her out.

Enter Gio. Gio is still smarting from Lisa walking away from him and marrying rich Albert years ago. As much as his head tells him to be wary of Lisa, in his
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WhyChoose Book Boyfriend Book Blog
I have to say, in fact I think I said it in my last review in Blaze's book. But this series just keeps getting better and better. Just when you think you've read it all in this series Mrs. Nightingale brings something more to the series. In this third book we follow Gio and Lisa.

I love all of these brothers and just when I think I love the brother from the story I've just read. I find myself loving the next brother more.

Gio finds himself back in his hometown helping out his first love Lisa. A
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Petula
Jul 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is the third book in the series. Each book could be read on it's own, but you will want to read them all so best to read them in order, that way you don't get spoilers.
This is Gio's story. He had his heart broken years ago by his high-school sweetheart. She suddenly married someone else. Now she is begging for his help.
Lisa knows how badly she hurt Gio, More than even he knows. But she must protect her son, and Gio is the only one she can trust.
The Marino brothers are going to have to
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Tonya
Jul 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is the third book in the Bounty Hunters Marino Brothers Series. Even though each book is about a different brother, I recommend that you read them in order. This story actually gets set up in the previous book.

Giovanni Marino, or Gio, is the second oldest Marino brother. He got sent back to New York because his first, and only love, needs bailed out of jail. He is unsure if he will do it at first, but she does have a son that needs her.

Lisa Raphail, now Rasussen broke Gios heart ten years
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Tara Dawn (Colourful WordWench)
Tara Dawn's Review 

☆☆☆☆

This is my favorite book in this series so far. I LOVED Gio and Lisa. I felt a better connection to these two than any of the other brothers. Their love is a true and deep love. No matter what happened between them, this love lingered. I think even if Johnny wasn't in the picture, he'd have helped her and they would've ended up back together. I loved the plot in this story. The other characters were awesome too. Albert, the freaking douche, I couldn't get enough of. I have
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Erin Paige Bixby
Jul 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Holy Hotness Batman! The Marino brothers are awesome! They just keep getting better and better.
This is the story of Gio and Lisa. Gio is the brother who has had his heart ripped out and stomped on. He really hasnt ever gotten over it and has definitely not moved on. He is a very strong man. He always does what he feels is right.
Lisa made the worst decision of her life when she left Gio. She has lived through a lot since then and has become a stronger person for it. She is a very protective
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Alwaysreadingbooks - Reading Drinking and Relaxing
4.5 stars

The more I read these books the more I fall in love with the Marino brothers. Gio was the jokster of the family and with good reason you can understand why. It was good to finally see what happen with Gio to make him the way that he was. I love digging into these guys and learning the back story to each one. This book kept my attention from the very beginning and this was a book that kept me wanting more. The one thing that i can say that set this book aside from the first two is that
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Lani Sama
May 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I was given a copy of Beautiful Regret by MJ Nightingale for an honest review. I must say that MJ Nightingale continues to amaze me. Each story continues to get better and better! I, of course, am in love with the Marino brothers and am happy to see that they are getting good strong women to fall in love with. Lisa and Gio were childhood sweethearts who were planning on getting married and start a family, but things did not happen the way that they planned. Years later Gio gets a call from Lisa ...more
Maria York
Jul 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Gio and Lisa have a past and when she leaves him to be another man it's heartbreaking!
Lisa was his love, his life and his heartbreak! Then when she calls needing his help he's not so sure he can trust her! But with the charges that are against her for attempted murder things are a bit different!
Lisa knows that Gio was her world when they were together, but she left him for a different man! But now she needs his help more then ever and he's the only person she can trust, but she will have to
...more
Myra Espino
Jul 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Among the 3 books in the series, this one is my favorite. Beautiful Regret is Gio's story. In this book, we'll learn more about this guy And love him more as the story goes. Gio Marino, an amazing man, but with his past from a woman, Lisa, who broke his heart, he changed and promised himself that he won't let himself open up again to that kind of relationship. Lisa, a woman who will do anything to the people she loved. With Lisa being accused of wanting to kill her husband, things get more ...more
ann ostipwko
Sep 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Another great read by this great new romance novelists MJ Nightingale

Never disappointed with this authors works. She always bra s my undivided attention from cover to cover. Although the characters and stories are all strongly and masterfully entwined , she manages to keep their individuality in tact. I am starting to think the only way she could disappointment me........would be to break between books.!!! Great read, looking forward to starting book 4 and last of the series. I will savor this
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Twin Opinions
Jul 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loved Gio in the first book. I liked him in the second. In this book I fell in love with him all over again! I can not believe this story. By far the best plot so far in the series. I loved how this one plays out. Again I am not exactly happy with the female character. Lisa did a horrible thing to Gio in my opinion and I could not get over it. I know that it works well in this plot but, I still hate that she did it. I know she had her reasons and that she was trying to make the best of a bad ...more
Donna Doria
Jul 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Holy hot eye candy!!!!!!!!!!! Of course, I am referring to the cover
of this book.  Gio was the next Marino to experience drama in a big way.  I loved how the first two books gave you insight into the sexy, amazing Gio.  I think the author has continued to blend the stories but made each book a stand-alone.  I got sucked into this story wondering about Gio, Lisa, and Johnny.  Hoping that certain characters get a second chance at true love because we've all made decisions with dire consequences.
...more
Andrea Renee Smith
Aug 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is the third book in the Bounty Hunters series. Gio is the second oldest in the Marino Brothers. He is pulled into a situation where he has to decide to help a past regret, a love gone bad. This series of books gets better with each one. There are four brothers. Niko is the youngest, then Blaze, Gio, and then Andreas is the oldest. They each have their own story to tell. Each story is great on its own, and they get better as they go. Looking forward to reading beautiful No More.
Thanks M.J
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Carly West
This book by far is the best of the three Ive read so far. It could be just me but I have a thing for second chance love stories and this one was awesome! MJ Nightingale you continue to amaze me and your stories get better with each book released! This book is SEXY, STEAMY, AND HAWT! Throw in great character development, a pinch of suspense and youve hit the jackpot of what it takes to make a great book.. Hats off to you MJ, AMAZING!! ...more
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