Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Grit (King's Harlots MC, #1)” as Want to Read:
Grit (King's Harlots MC, #1)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Grit (King's Harlots #1)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  507 Ratings  ·  181 Reviews
"An unexpected evil brings both the MC and Military world together in this brand new series by J.M. Walker"

He refuses to fall in love.
He was born alone and he will die alone. Or, at least he thought so until now.
Vice-One is all he knows. His squad. His brothers. The men he spends every day protecting. He is empty and only one person can fill this void. This darkness.
Published 2016
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Grit, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

J.M. Walker Some time in March. I don't have a release date yet but Grit is with my editor as we speak.
J.M. Walker March. I don't have a date yet because I suck. Haha. But it's with my editor now so very soon!
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Tink Magoo is bad at reviews
What I like in a lead man is a true alpha. Possessive. Domineering in the bedroom. Generous (with orgasms). Protective. A sizeable manhood. Compassionate.

That's exactly what you get from Angel in this book. And what makes him even better? He isn't an overbearing arsehat who uses other women or plays games just to make Jay jealous.No. He's straight along the line with what he wants and there is no messing about .

"Oh, I would have her. And I would fucking make her break."

Jay is a strong woman w
2.75 stars
As soon as he touched me, I would break. As soon as he kissed me, I would crash. And as soon as he loved me, I would shatter.

This was a me vs. the book kinda deal, mainly due to my love hate with the heroine. She is the president of an all female MC, and while she has the control of everything around her she just wants someone to take it from her behind closed doors. Usually I gobble these kind of stories up, when you have such a "strong" female, assumptions and expectations are s
Dec 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars - 3 Flames

Holy Mother of "why the hell has this ended?" Batman!!! I'm hooked I tell you. H.O.O.K.E.D. In fact, I was hooked from the first Chapter. That's right, the very first one, and it's extremely hard to get me sucked in THAT early.

I have to get a few things off my chest before I begin my review. First, what a freaking PERFECT combination! MC and Military, brilliant. Two bad asses that not only compliment each other, but make each other stronger. Now that's what I'm talking about.
Claire - The Coffeeholic Bookworm
3.5 stars

This book is full of grit, tension, drama, suspense and hot, hot, hot men and women. An all-female motorcycle club led by Genevieve Gold, aka Jay, shows team effort, cunning attitude and sisterly love exist, without having to rely on the male testosterone. Meanwhile, an Alpha male dominates a group of Navy Seals, pledged to protect and uphold the citizens' welfare. News about missing daughters, girls, teens spread like wildfire and both teams - The King's Harlots (all-female MC) and Vic
Pam Nelson
Nov 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.75 Grit Stars

I have never been on the fence about a star rating before; Am I a 3 or a 4 I am leaning closer to a 4. I went in completely blind like I tend to do. I was pleasantly surprised to say the least.

Jay started out as a kick butt kind of chick, leader of the MC. I loved that, and then I felt like she was becoming weak as the story progressed but she came back with a vengeance.

Angel he has my heart, he was what everyone calls “alpha” male to be sure. No way around that, he wanted what
Mar 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
4 Stars
5 Flames

The story is one of the hottest I've read this year! Jay and Angel's chemistry is amazing and leaves you wanting more, but you may need to take a cold shower. (no,'s HOT)

Jay, is the president of the Kings Harlots. An all female MC. Jay is constantly trying to prove herself worthy. She grow up around her father's MC and later dated the VP of that club. (It was a very bad relationship) When that relationship ended, Jay built walls around her heart to keep men out. She
Zuray yaruz7
Mar 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: military, arc
Grit photo 1459553374844_zpsdy5qmn2q.jpg

Loved this idea of MC meets Military it totally works! The chemistry between Angel & Jay was hot from the very beginning. He brought her softer loving side that was hidden well inside and she awakened in him the alpha inside of him that had been dormant. This is such a great start for this series it really was I great read the author did an amazing job creating anticipation for what's to come in this series with the story because I have a lot of unanswered questions and with the secondary c
Aug 06, 2016 added it
Shelves: not-for-me
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Libby Harrison

Beware of Spoilers!

Star Ratings:
Heroine (Genevieve): 2/5
Hero (Angel): 1/5
Plot: 2/5
Grovel: H made h beg (and not just for sex) and I will never forgive him, or her, for it because she did whatever he wanted her to do
Cheating: none
HEA: yes
Triggers: none

Average score: 2/5

Best Lines: “I was the creator of my own story, and no man was going to change that.”

Worst Lines: H to h:“I told you I would make you fall for me.” Yeah but what I didn’t know was that you w
Feb 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Holy Bananas!!! This book had me from page one! I could not put it down (seriously… one day I wanted to leave work early just so I could keep reading!!)

The alpha male meets the alpha female, who will break who?? The chemistry between these two is explosive like ON FIRE, will he break her… will she let him??

Jay is the beautiful headstrong president of The King’s Harlots, an all-female motorcycle club. She is completely bad-ass; she proves time and time again that she is a force to be reckoned wit
sara j
Dec 29, 2016 rated it did not like it



very insta love....hero and heroine characters I feel like WHAT THE HELL....

not my type of thing really.....loose interest so soon
Tijuana *BookTwinsReviews*
2.75 Stars
The struggle was real with this one. I do my absolute best to finish what I start, so I soldiered through this book (no pun intended). However, once I finished the book I still didn’t get much closure. Now that I’ve read the book, I’ve looked through a few of the other reviews. Typically, with ARCs I go in blind so my review is all my own. There was no chance of that happening in this case. Apparently, I’m experiencing a serious case of “IT MUST BE ME”. I didn’t hate the book; I just f
Meka Weaver
Feb 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Meka by: facebook
5 stars
4 flames

"He refuses to fall in love.
He was born alone and he will die alone. Or, at least he thought so until now.
Vice-One is all he knows. His squad. His brothers. The men he spends every day protecting. He is empty and only one person can fill this void. This darkness.
Meanwhile, Genevieve Gold makes it clear he should stay away when she is everything he craves.

She is lost.
Her heart has been ripped out; stomped on...crushed into tiny pieces, leaving only a gaping hole behind.
Rough Draft Book Blog
Jan 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Grit by J.M. Walker
Angel & Jay

This is a story full of emotion, angst, and of course tons of grit. There are multiple stories going on with one common denominator, find out who's taking the girls! It has a plethora of suspense, a surplus of humor, and ample sex appeal.

Angel is a Vice-One team leader and if he's not on an assignment with his "brothers", you can find him with his construction company helping to repair the King's Harlot's MC building. He's al
Monica Stillman
Mar 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Holy Cow!!! What the heck was that....only one of the best books I've read recently!!! I was easily sucked into the life of Jay and Angel. Jay is the President of an all-girl MC and Angel is a Navy Seal with a construction business as a side job. Both of their lives are very different, yet their lives are very interconnected and have the same goals in mind. I was sitting on the edge of my seat and was very tempted many times to skip ahead to find out the outcome. I loved the characters and want ...more
Claudine Van
Mar 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
4 Stars!!!
Amy Davies
Apr 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is the first book I have read by J. M. Walker and I loved it. I love MC books, and this book isn't you're typical MC book. No this is an all ladies MC story.

You meet Jay, the feisty female president. Her MC sister are her life. With her blood sister missing along with numerous of of other girls. Jay makes it her mission to find them.
She meets Angel one day and the sexy military man digs deep inside her. He gets under her skin. Demanding and commanding her in and outside the bedroom, but i
Feb 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: top-2016
"We were the first female motorcycle club in the country. That's right. An all-woman MC. Born and raised into the lifestyle, I grew up around bikers. These ladies were my family. My best friends. My sisters."

Genevieve AKA Jay, is the president of the Kings Harlots. She is downright one of the most kick-ass sassy heroines that I have had the pleasure to read. She has alot to prove, not just to her sisters and family but to herself and the world. That is alot of pressure and control to have on one
Isa Jones (Jo&Isalovebooks Blog)
This was the first book I have read from this Author and has totally blown my mind!

I haven't read many MC books and I think this was a great opportunity to get myself into the hype where there are not only motorcycles, guns, and hunks but kick ass heroines and a plot so twisted you just have to keep reading.
My first surprise was to find the lead character to be a female, I guess I was expecting the stereotypical alpha male to be running the show here, and Oh boy was Jay a firecracker of a lead!
Apr 05, 2016 rated it liked it
*I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review for Stephanie's Book Reports.

In this new series, J.M. Walker offers the reader a different take on the typical MC read. The King's Harlots MC is an all female club, and the president is a woman named Genevieve aka "Jay". She grew up in the "life" and started her own club because she got sick of women always being viewed as weak and treated like second class citizens. The women who belong to her club are her family, and there is not
Amanda Allen
Mar 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
LOVED this book!!! J.M. Walker knocks it out of the park AGAIN! When an all girl motorcycle club meets a group of sizzling Navy Seals, the steam is intense. This book captures you from the beginning and you are more than happy to go on the ride. Jay tries to fight the attraction she feels for Angel but he's determined to get what he wants. Her. She is reluctant to allow anyone but her sisters but the heart wants what it wants. I highly recommend this book for any and all readers especially if yo ...more
Flavs is Mrs David Gandy♥~♥’
May 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
ARC received

My 4 Stars if for Angel.
I enjoyed this book, but Jay just annoyed me. She was suppose to be this strong MC president of a Womens Motorcycle Club, but just felt to me like she had no control.
She was a bad ass president but she let things slide, where in a normal MC club members wouldn't be able to get away with anything
For me she was too soft on Meeka, wanted her to show more force.

But all in all it was a good story. Loved Angel and his Vice-1 group!

I would love to read Dale and Max's
Sheri Bishop
Apr 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Wow, that was one of the most intense books I've read. Military meets MC and the MC is all female. Yup, you guessed right --- FIREWORKS!! Jay and Angel are hot hot hot together!! So strong separately but they are solid steel together, if they could just get past the fact that neither of them ever wanted to fall in love.

P.S. Please tell me Max and Dale get their own book!! Pretty please!!
Lisa Gallant
Jan 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
OMG LOVE THIS BOOK so much..couldnt put it down....I love Angel and Jay so much and love the other character also could feel the emotion that they was feeling the story line the way the way it plays out ...cant wait for book 2 ......hurry go buy the book wont regret
Aug 16, 2017 marked it as to-read
Free on Amazon today (8/16/2017)!
May 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
She is tough as nails. She can kick butt. She would die for her sisters. She is the president of the King’s Harlots, an all-female motorcycle club filled with women who know pain, who are fed up and refuse to take it anymore. Jay knows the MC life, her father is a club president. His VP shattered her heart, her soul and her self-respect and she is getting it back, because females do count as more than entertainment. Jay is also on a mission to protect women from predators, human slavery and she ...more
Jan 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
This review is my personal opinion and may contain: spoilers, quotes, rants and swearing.

27 year old Genevieve "Jay" Gold is the President of the all female King's Harlots MC. Her best friend Max serves as her Vice President. She considers the ladies her sisters. Jay is just going through the motions day to day. A part of her is just broken and she keeps it hidden (from everyone). Some of it is explained due her sister disappearing all those years ago. Jay never
Sep 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
MC + Military = one wild ride.

If you know me you know I'm addicted to both MC and military books as well as JM Walker's work.
I'm also picky. I don't want the read the same cookie cutter MC book from ten different authors.
Grit is not a cookie cutter story, it's not like anything I've read before.
Female MC. That grab your attention?
That's a first for me and likely for most of you. It's totally unexpected but worked so well.

Female MC meet a group of alpha SEALS.
That's also a new take at least for
Jen Jen
Nov 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is my opinion of GRIT! 3.5-3.75Stars

As a reader, I like MC books. I was happy with Jay being the main MC chick. She was hard core, she went after what she wanted, and didn't take crap from anyone. Until she fell in love, and fell soft.

As the book went on, I felt as though she wasn't her true self. It was I'm a woman hear me roar. I want be someone who isn't dominated by males. But in this case, as she met Angel, he was more ALPHA, and he did take control. She was losing her edge, and her ha
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Honey Whiskey (The Bastards MC, #2)
  • Mercy (Sin City Outlaws, #2)
  • Broken But Breathing
  • Hot Damn! (Stepbrother Romance, #1)
  • Too Rough For Love (Steel Veins MC, #1)
  • Wrench (The Brotherhood Journals #2; The Club Girl Diaries #6)
  • Unbreakable (Fallen Aces MC, #2)
  • Dirty Bastard (Grim Bastards MC, #1)
  • Conquering (Vipers Creed MC, #2)
  • Devil Call MC - Talon & Everly (Devil Call MC, #1-8)
  • Without Consequence (Babylon MC, #1)
  • Snow in Texas (Lean Dogs Legacy, #1)
  • Princess (Oath Keepers MC Nomads, #1)
  • Oxygen Deprived (Kilgore Fire, #3)
  • Lucky (Inked Menace MC, #1)
  • Red (Black, #2)
  • Love Assaulted (Skulls of Angels MC, #1)
  • Blood & Rust (Lock & Key, #4)
J.M. Walker is an Amazon bestselling author who loves all things books, pigs and lip gloss. She is happily married to the man who inspires all of her Heroes and continues to make her weak in the knees every single day.

"Above all, be the HEROINE of your own life..." ~ Nora Ephron
More about J.M. Walker...

Other Books in the Series

King's Harlots (4 books)
  • Stain (King's Harlots MC, #2)
  • Grim (King's Harlots, #3)
  • Rude (King's Harlots #4)

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »