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Coup De Grâce (Code 11-KPD SWAT #7)

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Michael was that guy.

The one that everyone was cautious of. Maybe it was the tattoos. Maybe it was the way he gave off a ‘don’t screw with me’ vibe. Maybe it was because he just told them to leave him the hell alone.

Regardless, people gave him his space.

He was screwed up, and everyone knew it.

He got tattoos because he liked the pain. He was standoffish. He didn’t have
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Kindle Edition, 316 pages
Published November 4th 2015
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Soonya
I didn't really like it. There was nothing wrong with the book, but the whole plot and their relationship felt underdeveloped. I had no clue how they fell in love and why they wanted to be together, not much was explained on hero's condition and he didn't really have his dark moods(and I was really interested in that). Because I didn't see their romantic journey, it was hard for me to connect with them and their love.


However, this book made me curious about Wolf.
Megan
Jul 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
*ARC provided by the author in exchange for honest review*

The only think you need to know is...this book rocks, Michael and Nikki were awesome...but I did write a full review about how awesome this book and series are below...

I absolutely adore this series and author. I literally love every book she has written.

Michael and Nikki's book is probably the one book everybody has been anticipating. I know I was. From the very beginning Michael has this mysterious vibe going on about his tattoos and ju
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Amy
Oct 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Coupe De Grace
Lani Lynn Vale
5 stars

Okay friends yes we know this is the last KPD Swat book .. BUT … we are getting two new series! YES! They are the Kilgore Fire Department (giggles like an idiot) and a spinoff series of all the Free Kids. WHAT ?!?!?!?! -- Wait there is more --- you will see our boys (whatever with their wives .. Im kidding … ) in these books.

Lets chat about the cover shall we? Lani is brilliant in her cover choice. Myself, I would click the book just to have that on my screen
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☆.。.:*・°☆Love2Read♡HEAs☆.。.:*・°☆ {Anne}
Rated 4.8 Stars

Super Book.....Great End to the Series.....Fabulous Series it was.....I'm gonna miss this bunch of Cops & their families!!!
Red Cheeks Reads
Nov 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Coupe de Grace is the seventh and final installment in Lani Lynn Vale’s fantastic Code 11-KPD SWAT series and is Michael and Nikki’s story. One of the things I loved most about this series was the way Vale was able to surprise me in each book with an imperfect hero – each one of them had some characteristic, flaw, or issue that they hid, dealt with or had to live with. Some of these things I never saw coming, and of the ones whose situation I did see coming, the surprise was in the way that char ...more
Kodie Mackay
Nov 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Lani Lynn is definetly right up there in my fav author pile.

Finally we get to read Michaels and Nikkis book! Iv been waiting on this since Nico&Georgias book!!!!

Poor Michael, he's doing everything wrong for the right reasons. He genually believes he's doing the right thing by not being with Nikki because of things he cannot help. It hurt my heart hearing him think he wasn't good enough for her and he's never be able to give her what she needs. Michael was definetly beautifully broken. He was
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Brandi
FINALLY, Michael & Nikki got to tell their story. I truly enjoyed the humor infused throughout the story (those chapter headings are AWESOME), the touching on delicate subject matter, getting to catch up with characters from previous books & I absolutely LOVED Nikki. But, at the same time... I have to admit that I was a little disappointed with this one. I wanted more. More from Michael, more of the strong connection that I know they had with one another, more passion... It was definitel ...more
Jennifer Mitsada
Nov 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
So this came at the perfect time, you know, when you just finished a read that was...... not good. So let's just say this baby popped up on my kindle and I waited, I promised myself I would finish this book before I started, what to me, is a book by an author that is just AMAZING. Yeah, that didn't work, I said, oooo just 20 min with my coffee this AM....um.... 2 1/2 hours later, I was done....oops!

LOL anyways as usual here is your warning, THIS IS PART OF A SERIES, I DO RECOMMENED YOU READ THE
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Diana's
Sep 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Another great addition..as well finale to this series..
Loved it!
Emily
Michael knows he made a mistake when he broke up with Nikki, he knew she wanted kids and he didn't. However Michael had his reasons and now two years later he is willing to look at other ways to have a child if it means he can have Nikki in his life. Once Nikki understands who Michael is and the side of him he is afraid of, she loves him more. When Michael is pulled into a case that could put Nikki in danger, he does what he has to keep her protected.

There were aspects I liked in this one but th
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Desirae (Dee)
Oct 13, 2015 rated it liked it
*arc provided for an honest review*

For me, I wanted to love this book. One, because it's Michael. But two, because it's LLV. Unfortunately I can't say I loved it, I liked it, just not love. To me, there were too many loose ends, too many WTF moments, or just random that didn't make sense.

I'm going to try to relay my response to this book without spoilers. Looking at that now, seems like it might be hard to do.

Okay, my issues. The ex. The cheating. No one says anything. The family never realiz
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Kristin ~ Book Lovers Obsession
This is the final book in the Code-11 KPD SWAT series and it definitely did NOT disappoint! Michael has been the strong, silent man throughout the rest of the books. We'd catch glimpses of him but he was such a mystery. I knew this book would be amazing!!

Nikki is on the IV team at the local hospital and is also Nico's younger sister. She has been in love with Michael for as long as she's known him but that love wasn't reciprocated, or at least not that she knew of.

Michael is on the Kilgore PD a
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Ebony
Nov 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Slight spoiler..

"When we pulled someone over, we aren’t happy to do it. We’re wary. When we pull you over, are you going to be accepting of why we pulled you over? Will you rant and scream at us for doing our jobs? Will you pull your gun on us? Pull out a knife from some hidden place inside your car and stab us with it. Will your passenger do something? A car to most people is just that, a car. A car to a police officer is a weapon. It can run over us. It can hide larger weapons. It can get you
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Anna
Sep 11, 2015 rated it it was ok
You know the saying "it's not you, it's me" when a couple breaks up? That was me with this book. I know a lot of folks love this book but I really struggled with it... A LOT.

What made me crazy:

1. Leakage. I'm sorry if I read that word once it was too much. The sheer volume mentioned in this story was WAY TOO MUCH. Yuck.
2. H - Michael - the glimpses we got of him in the other books in this series he seemed so promising. IMHO the author failed to fulfill the promise of Michael that we saw in earli
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Kim  Brewing
Sep 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite go to authors has done it again! Loved it. I love the way "the gang" is always part of the story. Nikki and Mikey, Mike are great together.

My only complaint, and it has nothing to do with the story or the writing - I didn't have any laugh out loud moments or snickers with this one. I've come to expect them and was a little surprised that I didn't wake or stir hubby while having my Sunday morning read. Don't get me wrong it is still a great story. Given Michael's condition, may
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Astraycat
I've waited for this book since the release of Double Tap(Code 11- KPD SWAT #2), however, felt a little disappointed after finish this book.

I was unsure what disappont me most. Maybe the sudden change of H's mind to date h again? He suddenly forgot the reason why he broke up with her? Or his issue? Or was it because the similar routine of comedian child-birth process? Or the lack of build-up of emotion or their relationship?

Guess I've expected too much.
Melissa
Nov 03, 2015 rated it it was ok
So I'm finding with this series that the author is a bit inconsistent when it comes to the enjoyment of each story. I seem to like every.other book that comes out. The chemistry btwn Michael and Nikki was non existent. His reveal was anticlimactic and overall the story was just a big snore fest. 2.5 *HUGELY disappointed* stars
(Tori-Smexybooks) smexys_sidekick
Eh. This one was ok. It felt rushed. Character dynamics and the story/plotlines were underdeveloped. So many opportunities unexplored. We never got to see how and why Micheal and Nikki fell in love and I was surprised his issues and the dark moods we were continuously told about didn't play a larger part.
☆MichelleNicole☆
Nov 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love these books.. I love the thrill,romance suspense it has everything I look for in a book. Michaels story was really amazing for me. To read about a man that has ADD and struggles with depression and is still able to do what he does is amazing. This author out did her self. I can't wait to read what's next...
Elizabeth
Jul 25, 2015 rated it liked it
at the beginning of the book Michael's last name is Perez but at the end Alvarez??!! how does an editor not catch something like that. if you don't have an editor, a friend, or random stranger would catch something like that!
Janna ♥ I'm A Sweet And Sassy Book Whore ♥
3.5 stars

http://www.imasweetandsassybookwhore.com

I am going to admit, I have been in a book funk and it hasn’t been pretty. I have been dnf books more and more or just getting super annoyed with characters, books, or just over the top plotlines. Coup De Grace almost fell into the dnf category pretty quickly but since I love this author so much I continued with the hope that things would improve. Obviously it did because I am writing my review for the one team member I have been waiting to read a
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Leona (readingwithleona)
Oct 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Disclaimer: I received as an ARC courtesy of the author via Enticing Journey Book Promotions in exchange for an honest review

I hate repeating myself but in the case of this series and author I don’t mind at all…This book was amazing!

I have been waiting and also dreading Michael’s book since Double Tap, when it was made known that there was some drama that needed to be ironed out between Nikki and himself. As the story progressed I truly believe that I was in a state of shock because the stor
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The Book Fairy Reviews
Nov 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Dealing with the things that made you who you are seemed to turn people away from Michael and his issues. His issues??? Bipolar, Add and depression one hell of a cocktail for any woman to have to deal with tie in the fact that he does not want to have children because of his condition and you have a man that is not as desirable as they all think he is. Well at least he thinks that, not that Nikki though that at all.
Nikki the woman that he loves and subsequently loves him back with all of his fau
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Erica
Nov 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
First off, if you haven't read the other books in this series I strongly recommend doing so. While it's not necessary to read them to enjoy Coup de Grace I feel the extent of the camaraderie between these men and women needs to be seen from the beginning.

The final book in the KPD SWAT series, as much as I looked forward to reading it I hated knowing it was the last book. This is one of those books when you hit the final chapter you begin to read slower so it won't end.
This is Michael's story, we
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United Indie Book Blog
Nov 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Fantastic story, I really enjoyed it. This is the first book in the series that I’ve read and I didn’t feel like I was missing out by not having read the others. Nikki is a phlebotomist at the hospital and also the sister of SWAT team member Nico. Michael is also a member of the SWAT team and Nikki has been in love with him forever. Michael’s ex wife works with Nikki and is a royal B most of the book, always torturing Nikki and even Michael some times. Nikki and Michael dated for a while in the ...more
Kat Witmer
Nov 06, 2015 rated it liked it
Oh boy, ok, I really hate this when I'm in the minority on reviews/ratings. This book did not cut it for me. My main issues were the book felt very disjointed. I had a very hard time feeling the connection between the H/h. I couldn't really feel the chemistry between them at all and the biggest problem I had were the emotions of the characters didn't fit with the plotline playing out at that moment. Example: **SPOILER AHEAD**....when Michael is "caught" with the other woman at the bar (for job r ...more
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