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(Blood and Honor #3)

4.38  ·  Rating details ·  127 ratings  ·  21 reviews
Librarian's Note: This is an alternate cover edition -ISBN 9780984931170

A mobster seeking redemption. A woman on a mission. A powerful enemy ready to pounce…

Antonio Legato has always been an outsider, even though he's moved up in the Lucchesi mob organization. When he falls in love with Bianca Lucchesi, Antonio may at last become part of the family, but he’s hiding an ugly
Published (first published December 30th 2013)
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Dana Delamar
Jan 01, 2014 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
It's finally here! REDEMPTION is the fourth book in the Blood and Honor series. This is Antonio's story. I cried a lot while writing it, and I hope you enjoy it. ...more
Theresa Needham fehse
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Antonio Legato grew up in the Mafi and has risen up in the organization. He is not proud of all the things he has done. The main one was falling in love with Bianca Lucchesi and allowing her to hurt him.
The two come back together in a series of events. Yet both are hiding secrets that could destroy each other. Bianca must get Antonio to fall for her again, so that her brothers can take over the family business, if she doesn't a very precio
Liz Cabrejos
Jan 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was given this book in exchange for an honest review. Once again Dana has blown me away. Antonio's story had me riveted from the beginning. What is there not to love of the young orphan boy, who grows up within the mob, Enrico Luchessis guard, now his capo di societa. You're heart truly breaks for Antonio, all he's ever wanted is to be part of a family, to be Don Enricos son. There is so much in this story, including Bianca, the woman that has owned Antonio's heart, even when he didn't realize ...more
I will be completely honest and say that I had very low expectations going into this one. I received a free copy to judge for the Maggie Awards, and so this would not normally be a book I would just pick up. Although I love romance novels, I do not read a lot of romantic suspense, and I definitely would not have picked a story about the mafia. But I surprisingly really enjoyed this book. The writing was much, much better than I had anticipated and although sometimes it was a bit too dramatic, it ...more
Feb 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dana has done another amazing job writing 'Redemption' book 3 of her "Blood & Honor" series, if you haven't read the first 2 books, I'd advise you to do so. I'm feeling emotionally wrecked after reading 'Redemption' I don't think I've cried so much in any other book.

'Redemption' starts about a week or 2 after 'Retribution' finished & again within the first chapter I was drawn into the book. We learn about Antonio & how he became an orphan, truly saddening... I wanted to jump into the book & tak
Mar 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Redemption (Blood and Honor, #3) by Dana Delamar. Yep I've read all 4 in the series so far. OMG are they good. They good. The prequel has a great storyline, but very PG books 1,2&3 Are HOT adults only.
They are a mafia series which is very very good. The charters you fall in love with. There is excitement, drama, everything. This last book wow, it will have you doing the happy cry, and at times taking a break because your doing the ugly cry. I Highly Recommend this series

I will be looking very
Donna Davis
May 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Amazing writer! Dana gives you your moneys worth. I love the length of her stories. Amazing depth of characters as she draws you in to each one. Im not a big fan of Kate, but oh well. Antonio and Bianca's love story was amazing! Superb plots and twists with steamy love scenes makes this one a must read. Excited to read the next book in the series. And I do love Enrico!
Sep 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh I loved it!

Antonio is such a beloved character and I'm glad he got his story, as well as sweet Bianca, I enjoyed her character as well. I like that she was portrayed as a little bit bigger girl. I can't wait to dive into the next book with Ruggero and the judge, I'm sure it will be thrilling.
Margie Moran
Feb 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Redemption A Mafia romance by Dana Delanar

Best mafia series lately read it you will love it as much as I did well written you can't put it down or tallest I could not you will go from one book to another can't wait to start the next one great writer I hope you will enjoy them as much a s I have them keep up the good work I love your books margie
Angela Goodrich
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I love this series. Every time I read another installment, I am profoundly grateful that the author submitted a review request to the blog because I may have never discovered it otherwise. Now isn’t that a depressing thought? I also have to commend the author for having the foresight to include the Cast of Characters in the beginning of each book because it has been integral in me keeping the players straight, especially when a few months pass in betwee ...more
Jan 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Redemption (Blood and Honor #3) by Dana Delamar

5 Stars

Filled with secrets and lies, betrayal and mistrust, Redemption is at times a heart-wrenching story. Following Antonio and Bianca on their journey of rediscovering each other, but never being quite sure if each can forgive the other for past acts best forgotten, was all consuming for me and I couldn’t pull myself away from the book.

Over the past few years since the introduction of e-readers the market has been flooded with independently/self
Jennifer Guffey
Redemption (Blood & Honor #3)
By: Dana Delamar
5/5 stars

Antonio Legato was orphaned when his family was killed in a car accident. He was in an overcrowded orphanage when Enrico Lucchesi rescued him and took him to the Lucchesi Home for Children, where he flourished. Even though Enrico made him the capo di societa of the cosca, in the eyes of so many, he will always be an “outsider” and a man with no family. This has caused problems for Enrico & Antonio both with Dom Lucchesi’s sons. No one ever kn
Dec 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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***DISCLAIMER*** A copy of this novel was provided in exchange for an honest review

This is the novel I was waiting for!!! I bugged, harassed (in the most loving way), prodded, messaged, emailed and generally made a pest of myself for MONTHS until Dana got this novel done; and get it done she did. WOW I was blown out of the water on this one.

You will need tissues while reading this novel, as you will cry your eyes out at times and wonder if Dana cried as her characters told their story through h
Shih-tzus Happens
What a powerful journey. Enrico’s son works for Interpol and is out for revenge against his father. Is dream is to take down the mafia families including his father. He lands in the lap of Enrico’s enemy will he ever make it out alive? After his mother’s death he cannot love anyone.
The Russians are coming in and trying to take over. Can the two families stop the dealings behind their back or will shit hit the fan and all-out war start?
This series is action packed to the very end. Ver
Lynn Smith
Mar 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Book three in the Blood and honor series. Antonio Legato was taken in by Enrico Lucchesi after being placed in an orphanage. He worked his way up to capo di societa. He was always waiting for Enrico to replace him with actual blood relative. As things heat up between the families, Antonio runs into Bianca Lucchesi again. After taking her virginity at fifteen they were separated by her father and Antonio always felt he wasn't good enough for her. Unknown to him that night resulted in her becoming ...more
N. Kuhn
It took a lot for me to get into this book. I haven't read anything else in the series, so at some points I felt left out. True, the author tries to fill everyone in, but there was so much information packed into the beginning of the book, that by the time it got around to the good stuff, I felt like I just watched a Goodfella's marathon. The plot is thick and full of betrayal, lies, and suspense. The romance was ok, but it didn't blow me away. It fell flat for me. Maybe if I started at the begi ...more
Dec 12, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Kate was spot on this business does suck! How could anyone live that life and be sane. This book made me cry so many times. It was such a beautiful and gripping story. The sacrifices were so cruel and harsh. I loved how we got to read more about Kate and Enrico, even though this was Antonio's and Bianca's story. I found that the sacrifices Antonio had made were not to dissimilar to Enrico's. The ending was perfect, yet the epilogue makes me worry about what may happen next. Looking forward to bo ...more
Briar Elliot
Feb 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book loved how she based it on some real life mafia families and the regencies and the bank of Italy also the characters were very well thought out and amazing detail in the setting of Italy and the lovely country side
Pink Pages
Apr 27, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars. I really enjoyed this book. My second favorite in the series.
Feb 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
loved this book so much
Feb 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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5 stars for # 3 I was a little upset with some is the characters death's. I thought one of them would his own story.
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Dana Delamar is the author of erotic romance, LGBTQ romance, and the "Blood and Honor" Mafia romance series, which is set in Italy among the Calabrian Mafia. Her first book, REVENGE, received 4 stars from RT Book Reviews, was a Top Pick at The Romance Reviews, and was a double-finalist for Best First Book and Best Romantic Suspense in the 2013 Booksellers Best Awards. Her second book, RETRIBUTION, ...more

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