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Iron & Bone

(Lock & Key #3)

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  1,281 ratings  ·  166 reviews
The brooding loner steps up to protect the rebellious young woman who holds the key to everyone's happiness

"A knife that cut too deep,
a slash that still burns,
failures piled high and flammable.
I held my losses at bay with knives, with guns, my hands,
my bike, my brothers,
my iron will.

But not my heart.

No, my heart was the flame
that would light the match,
ignite the blaze.

I am
Published December 29th 2015
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Aug 12, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: boys-on-bikes
3 Stars
I loved the first book in this series! Didn't read the second one yet but have it and plan on reading it one day. This third book though I didn't love. I liked it ok but I can't place my finger on what didn't work for me.
Maybe it was his name...Boner being cried out when they had sex. Lmao! Maybe it was because Jill was so damn sweet. Maybe because there wasn't hardly any drama till the end then it got tied in a bow quickly. Maybe it was because all Boner and Jill's thoughts were about s
4.5 "Firefly" Stars

Cat Porter does it again! She takes a boy meets girl but in the wrong place and wrong time story and turns it on its head. I go into her stories expecting to read a gritty MC romance but I'm always given something extra. I'm always surprised. Her stories have a depth that is both painful yet always beautiful. Iron & Bone was no different.

Jill has survived the unimaginable because of the kindness of one MC member. But the act of kindness that freed Jill, also cost him his
Ellen ✦ Book Bellas ✦
Cat Porter has written a magical, intense, sexy and incredibly satisfying story. Boner made my heart race and captured my soul!

"You reminded me that there’s still magic,” he whispered roughly. “That there are things of wonder still left to experience.”

I am a HUGE fan of MC Romance books and Cat Porter is at the top of my list of favorite authors in this genre! Lock & Key, the first book in this series, remains one of my all-time favorite books. Random & Rare contented the experience
Elfina Renee
Nov 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Amazing...amazing! Cat Porter did an outstanding job bringing Iron & Bone back to the levels of Lock & Key. The complicated relationship between Boner and Jill was raw and emotionally intense. My heart broke for the enforcer and all he suffered.
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I BELIEVED THAT HATE remains buried in our marrow. Does it ever soften? Does its power over us fade? Maybe. Maybe if you were able to forgive. The glacial dark eyes of Alejandro Calderone told me different. His was a hate born of passion, full
Arabella ~♡AB♡~
★★★★ 4 Stars ★★★★

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I absolutely love this biker series, and in my opinion it is one of the better ones out there, it is superbly written and has a classy feel that I sometimes find lacking in this subgenre.

This is book 3 in the Lock & Key series, and follows the journey of Boner and Jill, and is a second chance romance in a way, a story of two people who have always known that they have a strong connection to the other, but where life has got in the way of their
Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
"Was I only pieces patched together by a leather vest?"

As many of you know, I have read and enjoyed many MC Romance novels. However; Cat Porter books are on another level. I flove them. Every single one of them. I don't know if she wrote under another name before or she just magically produced one masterpiece after another on her first attempt. It blows my mind that she is so talented. Each book I read in the Lock & Key series is my favorite. I didn't think it could get better, but somehow i
May 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
There needs to be a "I NEED THIS BOOK RIGHT NOW!!" option on Goodreads.
May 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
I have been on pins and needles all year anxious to get my hands on Boner and Jill’s story. I have made no secret of how much I love this series. With the way Cat uses words, the setting, depth, and rich characters it is one of the best biker romance series out there. So that being said, while I enjoyed Iron & Bone it didn’t dethrone my top read of 2015 Random and Rare.

Iron and Bone picks up a few weeks after Random and Rare ended. Jill is now carrying Grace and Lock’s baby via surrogacy, be
May 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5 stars.

definitely my fave of the series so far.

a great way to start off 2016!

**I received an ARC courtesy of the author and The Dirty Book Girls book blog as a guest reviewer in exchange for an honest review.

*4.5 stars*

**My review contains Lock & Key and Random & Rare spoilers**

Jill is now several months pregnant. She is carrying Grace and Miller's baby as a surrogate. A move that earned her massive loyalty and respect from Grace's bff, Boner. Jill didn't have the most welcome introduction to the club. She was saved by Dig many years ago but when she tried to pay
Sep 27, 2018 rated it liked it
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Iron & Bone is the third book in this series and while I really liked the first two, this one didn't give me "the feels" the others gave. This one is about Boner and Jill. We meet both these character in the first books but now we get to read their back story and watch how their relationship unfolds.
May 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
ARC received from author for my honest review

I’ve been excited for Jill & Boner’s book since the end of Random & Rare. The book picks up a few weeks after the conclusion of R&R, with Jill being the surrogate for Grace & Lock’s baby. Jill is living with her daughter’s paternal grandmother, helping Rae with day-to-day living, as Rae was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Jill wants her daughter to know her grandmother, despite that fact that Becca’s father (Catch) doesn’t seem in
Nov 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Top quality MC read

Another great read from Cat Porter.

MC life and all that comes with it danger, bloodshed drama, it's all part of the MC life.

Boner is no stranger to any of this from his teen years to his now middle aged life,his life has been no picnic and seeing him going from hookups and finding love is heartwarming.

Jill has been an old lady moved on from her ex been in battles of her own and further down the road finds what she has always dreamt of, her prince

My Prince carries knives
Stephanie   GooglyEyes

"We convince ourselves we're free, but we aren't, not really.
Running from the bad things, running from the good things- they both have power over is. Both haunt, fluttering over is with vague glories, tinting us with deep failures."

Of course my man is an orphaned gypsy poet with incestuous tendencies.

"Two small silver hoops in one earlobe along with his exceptional hair and beard rounded off the image of the dark-road Caballero, the insolent gypsy, the outsider rogue who wouldn't fi
Perusing Princesses

Book 3 in the Lock & Key series. These books do have a series story arc and in my opinion you really need to have read books 1 & 2 to enjoy Iron & Bone to its fullest.

Unusually for me I am at a loss for words. My usual MO at this point is to give you an overview of the story and pose questions that will make you want to pick up the book and find the answers for yourself. This truly is a book that I can’t do that with. I will refer only to the synopsis that Ms Porter has provide
Michelle [Helen Geek]
January 2017 --

Love this series. Boner is so interesting. He has so many dimensions. He is the Enforcer for his MC. He is the loyal friend to his close circle. He has that knack for lightening tense situations. He has experienced such pain and loss in life. He is someone you'd want to know and have in your life. He deserves the sweetness of Jill.

Top things I liked about this book:
1 -- I think this will be reoccurring theme for me with this author and series -- the voice of this author. I think s
May 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
I could hardly stand the wait for Book 3, and then the release date arrived and….dang it family, why are you making demands of me on release day! No worries, waiting a couple of days made the reading even better.
Boner, such an interesting dude in the prior books, is finally revealed in full and I adore him. My surprise was Jill, in how much I admired her ability to rise and keep moving forward, for her and little Becca.
Every page of this book drew me in, held me tight, filled me up and drained
Naughty Mom Story Time

I am so in love with the characters that Cat Porter has brought to life with this series. The men are fierce and feared yet gentle. The women are just as strong and fierce as the men they love. No matter what life throws at them, they come through the other side only stronger.

With Boner and Jill, their story was just as compelling as Lock and Grace’s. Maybe not as emotional but just as engrossing. Boner may be the enforcer for the MC, but Jill proved to be strong enough to pull him
We met Jill in the last installment of this series. She is the ex of Grace's best friend’s brother, who also happens to be a member of another MC. Boner is the SOA of the One Eyed Jacks MC. He was also the best friend of Grace's first husband, and brother in her heart. The previous book did a good job of weaving these coincidences together in a beautifully realistic way. This book explores those connections further.

The Good:
1. Though we do get glimpses in the past, it doesn't retread a lot of pr
Sep 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I bow down to the master of angst, of biker poetry, of taking the ugliest parts of people and life and making them so damn beautiful that I could cry. And cry I did...many times while I also clutched at my (non-existent) pearls around my neck and longed for a man like Boner to come into my life.
Cat Porter has stunned and amazed me since I first read Lock & Key and raved about her amazing talent as a storyteller (not only with her MC romances but with her historical romance Wolfsgate) and wit
Feb 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016
5 Stars

I have to admit to being worried about reading this book. I love Lock so much that the other characters didn't compare. Then add in how strong Grace was in both books and I was afraid any other book would pale in comparison.
I was wrong.
Jill is strong and and loyal. She loves hard and fierce and puts everyone above her. But where I was really wrong was thinking no other characters could compare to Lock. Boner. Gah, the boy steals your heart as you read. You hope that he will get his happy
3.5 stars. This one didn't suck me in as much as the first two books in this series. I enjoyed it, but not as much as I expected to. There was just a disconnect between myself and Jill and Boner, and I'm not sure why. Honestly, I had trouble with his name. Boner. Bone. That may have been a small part of it. The storyline was okay. It was just lacking that something special IMO.
Diary Of Book Fiend
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is Boner (Santiago, even his real name is SUPER HOT) and Jill's story. I loved it. I love everything about Cat Porter's books. This series is unreal. I don't want it to ever end.
Jun 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing

Reviewed by Claire Rose

Warning! I'm not saying too much about this novel as I feel it's one you need to experience yourself. There is so much happening and many crucial details I don't want you to miss out on, so why not just one click because I'm absolutely sure you won't be disappointed! I most certainly wasn't.

I was asked by a good friend of mine who I love dearly if I would like to review this book as she has read this author's work before and hig
Sep 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
***Not your every-day review coming up. Needless to say, 5 stars.***

Dear Boner,

Let me start with how much I fell for you, when I first met you in Lock & Key. You were a secondary character but, oh baby, did you outshine everyone! I wanted to know more, so much more about you and I did. In Random & Rare, we get to see you from Dig's POV, we get to know how he felt about you, how much he loved you and cared about you. And nobody can blame him. You're his brother and you're loyal. You're am
Lindsey King
Dec 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was given an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

First off I love MC books and this one is pretty darn good. I really enjoyed Boner A LOT! I was left wanting more though. This is the third book in a series but can be read as a standalone. You will get PLENTY of info on the other characters besides the main ones. I liked that a lot about this book. The story flows very well no major gaps or holes. Some parts I was a bit confused and had to go back a couple times to get a better understanding.
Vee Paige
May 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
*3.5* I love this author's writing, but somehow it was different in this one. It lacked the intensity of Lock & Key 1. It's still a good MC book. I did like Boner, and I know his poetic side is meant to add layers to his personality but I cannot reconcile it to his enforcer background. I struggled to like Jill. (view spoiler) She did have her brave moments and proved she can be someone's old la ...more
Oct 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017-top-reads
Omg!! I finished Iron and Bone on the plane Monday, and I am in absolute love over Boner and Jill. These characters are truly wonderful and get underneath your skin in the most delicious way. Passionate, alpha, attentive, tough, tattooed bad ass bikers that totally make me melt!! Yes, please. I rate it 5 bikes!! 🏍🏍🏍🏍🏍📖🖤🔥☠ ...more
Sammy ⭐️
Dec 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: series, biker, 4-star
4.5 Firefly stars

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