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(Unfinished Hero #5)

4.31  ·  Rating details ·  13,459 ratings  ·  1,288 reviews
Nick Sebring has issues. Born feeling like an outsider in his own family, growing up under the shadow of a brother who could do anything, Nick isn’t that great of a guy. But when this culminates with Nick lashing out to hurt his brother through the woman he loves, Nick turns inward and makes some decisions about the man he intends to be.

And as he does this, he falls in lov
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Published January 11th 2016 by Smashwords
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Jen Actually Ahemx the answer is yes. Out of all of the KA books I've read which I believe is almost all this is the one with the least similar writing st…moreActually Ahemx the answer is yes. Out of all of the KA books I've read which I believe is almost all this is the one with the least similar writing style. The dominance of Nick was so far off from all of the other guys that it was a bit refreshing. Give it a chance. This was my fave of the series. Had a bit of all in it. As much as I didn't like Nick he ended up being my fave of the series.(less)

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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
3 Not Sure How I Feel About This One Stars

But I'm gonna be nice and rate it on the high side.

This is going to be short(ish), as:

1) My ass hurts from doing too many squats yesterday, and it's starting to hurt to sit on it.
2) I'm in a bad mood.
3) I'm in a bad mood.
4) And, as I said above, I'm not really sure how I feel about this book.

I mean, I liked it, but in kind of the same way you sometimes you really like broccoli and other times it just tastes like dirty arugula with a side of ass.

But a
Jul 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 stars!

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I’m sure everyone knows by now how much I love Kristen Ashley. After reading and reviewing 44 of her books, it’s pretty obvious. Nick Sebring was one of those characters that I loathed. To be honest, the main reason I was excited to read this book is because Nick is my main man (Knight’s) younger brother. I was so impressed with how KA made me forget how much I despised Nick. I was pleasantly surprised with how much I liked his character. And for those of you that are reading this be
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
4.5 Stars

Back in the day, Nick Sebring had been known as the incompetent, unprincipled wastrel younger brother of a successful man.
He was no longer any of that.
What he was was a dark horse.

Nick Sebring. *pause for dirty thoughts* After first meeting him as Knight's younger brother with a slew of issues in Knight, I knew I wanted his story. See I have this things for the screwed up ones, and Nick was the furthest from perfect as it gets. He had a thing for his brother's woman, a sligh
Stacey is Sassy
Sad to see another KA series ending.

Bugger!! I did it again. I swore, this time, I wouldn’t do it…but I just couldn’t help myself. I rushed through Sebring. I should have taken my time. Saying that, it still took me a couple of days, but that was bloody Real Life’s fault, not my choice. I now only have one Kristen Ashley book left that I haven’t read, Fairytale Come Alive. At first I held off reading FCA because I thought it would be sad, now it’s there as an emergency. See, Sebring is another s
Jennifer Kyle
3 ~ 3.5 STARS

This is my 42nd book by Kristen Ashley and I have been anxiously waiting years for this hero’s story. Sadly, I didn’t care for this book or couple and never said this before, but something was off in the writing for me as well. Maybe the fault fell on me for my lack of love for this story?

Perhaps my expectations were just too high?


Maybe more than one sex scene was hot in this book?

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Maybe the connection and epic interactions/dialogue between the couple was lost on me?


Jul 12, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars!!


“Sebring” is the fifth and maybe last book in Kristen Ashley’s “Unfinished Hero” series. Honestly, this series is not my favorite by this author and “Sebring” is not my favorite book in this series. While I enjoyed this one, I can’t say I loved it. It was a good read for the most part, but compared with other books by this author, this one was just ok IMO. Nick is Knight’s youngest brother (character we met in the first book in the series), a former drug addict and a former douchebag
Rachel Reads Ravenously
Just in case you live under a rock, this book is now LIVE!!!!

5 stars!

"Olivia Shade was something of exquisite beauty not allowed to be what she needed to be. Beauty bound. She was not a ghost who could be seen. She was a hostage in a lavish cage."

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Five years ago, Nick Sebring saw his girlfriend murdered right in front of him and he could do nothing to save her. Now, he’s back for vengeance on the man who ordered the hit but he needs an in. Olivia Shade is the daughter of a notorious
4.5 **believe** STARS

“Just so you don’t forget.
You mean more to me today than you did yesterday.
And yesterday, you meant a fuckuva lot to me.”

Is it just me, or did it feel like forever for this book to come out? Well, it's finally here and just between the two of didn't disappoint. I'm surely not alone in my curiosity about Nick Sebring, Knights nefarious and slightly unhinged brother. With Knight actually being my very first Kristen Ashley book I ever read, I can honestly s
Nov 19, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition

Well. It fucking sucks to say, I did not love this one...


Honestly, I'm not sure where things went wrong, but I just never connected with Nick or Olivia. 446 pages, and they still feel like strangers. The little glimpses I did receive of their personalities, I liked, and I really wish there had been more character development. This story had potential, a man looking for revenge, falling for the daughter of the man he wants to take down. It could have been great, and there were a few moments where
Aisling Zena
Jul 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

As there are already many brilliant reviews out there expressing exactly how I felt I'm gonna try to keep this short.

I don't know whether to rant or praise, swear or gush, nag or compliment. And it seems I'm not alone in this. I've read several friends reviews that weren't particularly impressed by this book. And most of them that were not thrilled have the same problem. We didn't feel connected to Olivia and Nick.


This is one of the most ambivalent KA reads I've ever read. For starter
Ang (Sizzling Pages)
Jul 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, favorites

The finale to a beloved series makes me melancholy, but one from this author totally devastates me. I have a hard enough time letting go of Ms. Ashley’s characters and the excitement that overcomes me the first time I step into their literary worlds. Saying goodbye is excruciating, since I’m always anxious for the next installment. Through the power of KA’s flawless descriptive writings, I’ve emotionally attached myself to Knight, Creed, Raid and Deacon…feeling as if they somehow magically b
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️
It's live!
Giveaway on blog...

4.5 Revenge-turned-love Stars!

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I don't think many people think they'll venture into this Kristen Ashley book showcasing Nick Sebring and think they'd fall in love with the bastard man. If there's anything about women, we have long memories and tend to harbor grudges. When that grudge is against the guy who hurt my all-time favorite Alpha anti-hero, Knight Sebring, we hold on uber tight! All these years waiting for his sto
Aestas Book Blog
Dec 01, 2015 marked it as to-read
Shelves: not-yet-released

"I'm not bawling."
"You were close."
"You were being sweet."
"Like I said, get used to that."
"Then you were an ass."
"You should probably get used to that too."

Nick Sebring has issues. Born feeling like an outsider in his own family, growing up under the shadow of a brother who could do anything, Nick isn’t that great of a guy. But when this culminates with Nick lashing out to hurt his brother through the woman he loves, Nick turns inward and
UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish
Review now posted...

Nick Sebring is the Unfinished Hero I was most excited to read about, and also the most apprehensive to read about. Truth be told, he’s a man I wasn’t sure was worthy of redemption, let alone a happily ever after. Let’s face it - some of the stuff he pulled on his brother, Knight, and Knight’s woman, Anya… the fact Nick was still breathing by the end of Knight’s story was more than surprising. That said, this is a Kristen Ashley story so I put my full trust and faith in her a
Jan 18, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First off, saw some low reviews for this one and was a bit worried about starting it. I decided to lower my expectations a bit and went for it. I really enjoyed it.

I honestly couldn't remember Nick Sebring from the series. Bloody old age!! LOL. But he, seemingly, was not a very nice character.

What he was was a dark horse. No one had expected anything of him except, perhaps, the frequently earned title of baby daddy and an early death due to his own folly.

Ok, some of the things that happened
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Sebring by Kristen Ashley Unfinished heroes teaser


Dawn is coming, Honey.
Open your eyes."

Perfection. This is the best ending to a series I have EVER read. As soon as I hit the last page I had the urge to turn back and read the entire series again from the start.



Nick Sebring has issues. Born feeling like an outsider in his own family, growing up under the shadow of a brother who could do anything, Nick isn’t that great of a guy. But when this
Alba and Her Secrets..♥
4 "You make me believe" Stars!
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So yesterday I was still in the hype of finishing to read Sebring because it is the last book of the Unfinished Hero series and I really enjoyed it (as a whole). First I rated this with 5 stars (you all know KA is my queen) because I had this bittersweet feeling of finishing another amazing series (and because I ended enjoying the book). However, after thinking about it I decided to change my rating (not so much but still changing it because I have to be honest)
✰ Liz ✰
"Sometimes you kill me, baby."

Sebring is the long awaited final installment in the Unfinished Hero Series. Although each book can be read as a stand alone, the characters are intertwined throughout the series. In order to enjoy the full arc of the story, I highly recommend you read them all! Each installment is unique and promises to please!

"That mission is not complete. Our mission. The one I had with her. It isn't complete. There's work to be done. For her."-Nick
Sebring brings us the stor
Jan 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
4.5 Drowning Then Reemerging Stars
* * * * 1/2
KA came up with a concept to write a darker more edgy series, Unfinished Heroin 2012 and the first book was about Knight Sebring It was a risk because she introduced sexual situations her fan base may have not been comfortable with... she used words which made things a little off for some and she gave us a man unrepentant in how he lived his life in his world. For me, it worked.

And one of the ways which made
Sher❤ The Fabulous BookLover
DNF @42%

Hell has officially frozen over. I never ever in my life thought that I would dnf a KA book. She's one of my fave authors. The Unfinished Heroes is one of my favorite series with Creed being in my top 10 fave books of all time. So I was beyond excited to start this one.

I must say KA did an amazing job at redeeming Nick. He was such an asshole in Knight that I didn't think I would like him at all, but I did. I'm not sure what went wrong. Maybe it was the fact I was confused for the first
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Before reading
So excited yet so very scared.
If anyone can make me love Nick it will be the queen.
Here goes.

After reading

This lady is a magician. She makes the unbelievable simply believable .
Omg I'm blown away.

SamJ ★Needs a HEA★
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★Book Basics★

Genre : - Cont. Romance
Series : - 5th in the series.
Love triangle? - (view spoiler)
Cheating? - (view spoiler)
HEA? - (view spoiler)
Would I read more by this author/or in this series? - Yes
Rating - 5 stars


Have to be honest, I was not massively looking forward to this. After all, Knight was my first and be
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
Nick's been a bad, bad boy but he's been trying to turn his life around. Things really culminated with the death of his girlfriend by the hands of a crime family. A crime family that he was trying to infiltrate and see brought to justice. Well, that deed only increased his intensity tenfold.

And Nick has a plan and that plan includes Olivia, the youngest daughter of the aforementioned crime family. But Nick is in no way prepared for Olivia. She comes across just as alpha as he is and when they "
Jul 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
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“You’re here forever and you’re by my side.”

I can’t believe this is the end of the Unfinished Hero series. These men are truly extraordinary! And I was hoping for a little more from Eric Turner? Maybe? Please?

Anyway. Sebring brings us back to our not so well loved character… Nick Sebring.

Gorgeous but asshole brother of the infamous Knight Sebring. And one has to wonder, how could she possibly redeem this guy? He’s been a shit character from the start. A good
S.M. West
4.5 "Believe" STARS

Nick Sebring's story starts off with a bang and Nick walks down a path of vengeance to right a wrong that truly can never been undone. Olivia Shade, youngest daughter to Vincent Shade (one time kingpin of the Denver underworld and now crazy washed up mad man), is very much a pawn in Nick's plan.

What Nick didn't count on was falling for the "cool customer" that is Olivia Shade. She's not what she appears. While she may live in the dark world of drugs, guns and violence, she's a
Dee Montoya
5 ~I Believe~ Stars****

This was a bittersweet experience for me. Whenever I read a final book from a KA series, my heart and my head become a mess. Elation and sadness. Excitement and nostalgia. I've become so invested in all these books that reading Sebring was like saying farewell to family members, or close friends.

Over the years I have cried, laughed, and felt so many other emotions reading these perfectly crafted stories that will always stay in my heart...

I'm going to sleep on it, allow
Jan 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

It’s been five years since Nick watched his girlfriend being murdered and despite going through the motions, he isn’t over it. He is living to avenge her. That’s how he comes in contact with Olivia. She is the daughter of Vincent Shade, the leader of the House of Shade. The organized crime family that killed his girlfriend.

Olivia has little control over her life. She is just existing in her father’s world, trying to get by each day. She has very few things that bel
I absolutely love this one !! It should be no surprise because this is KA !! I haven't read a book she wrote, that I didn't love ;)

I was very curious about Nick's book ever since his role in "Knight". We all know he was an asshole in that one. This one..not so much. She really made him into a very likable hero. I also think it helps that this book takes place years after "Knight". Nick has had a lot of time to change. He also went through some very tough shit, but not as though as Olivia, I thin
Dec 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 'I belonged to Nick Sebring' Stars

Yet another book where us readers are supposed to let go of our grudges and forgive a character. Rarely is it possible that I will like a character once they did something to get on my bad side, and Nick got on my bad side in a big way. But this is KA we're talking about, and if anyone can do it, it's her.

I went in to this blind, without looking at more than a few reviews, and having no idea what could happen once I met Nick Sebring as the Hero and not the do
Nov 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
☆ I received an ARC via Kristen Ashley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!! ☆

Nick Sebring. This dude had a lot of redeeming to do since his Knight days, since to put it lightly, I did not like him. Not at all.

His character was kind of like the anti-hero throughout, and reading this, it was quite put into perspective why he is the way he is.

He’s a conflicted, and yet complicated character. He’s always been the underdog in his family, living in the shadow of a brother who can do n
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Kristen Ashley was born in Gary, Indiana, USA. She nearly killed her mother and herself making it into the world, seeing as she had the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck (already attempting to accessorise and she hadn't taken her first breath!).

Kristen grew up in Brownsburg, Indiana but has lived in Denver, Colorado and the West Country of England. Thus she has been blessed to have friends a

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