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SO CONSUMING, SO RAW, SO DARK, SO INTENSE, SO GRITTY, SOOOOOO EPIC!! - Kitty Kats Crazy About Books
Meadow
I was four years old when I learnt what evilness the world could bring. I fought through life with my scarred soul, wrangled through the dark empty nights where I’d pray I didn’t wake up the next morning. I would shut my eyes and mentally take myself to my happy place
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TITLE: One Hundred & Thirty-Six Scars
SERIES: (The Devil's Own, #1)
AUTHOR: Amo Jones
GENRE: Contemporary Romance
RELEASE DATE: 17th March, 2016

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**WARNING:** Potential triggers lie within this book. This book is gritty and contains dark content.

Heed the warning above because it does throw some dark, gritty, raw shit at you..

SO CONSUMING, SO RAW, SO DARK, SO INTENSE, SO GRITTY, SO
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Amo Jones
Jul 28, 2016 Amo Jones added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
3 DAYS!!!! *send wine.
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I fell deeply in love with these two and their story.
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Coming March 17th '16

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Lorie Hess
Mar 24, 2016 Lorie Hess rated it did not like it
I have never said anything about what someone thinks about a book. I feel we all get something different from a book. Having said that, this book was in desperate need of editing. I mean characters would be at one location and the next page they would be across the country somewhere else. You couldn't keep up with the plots to this story. We had The Army, we had The MC Club, we had The Russians, we had Rock Stars. What was really bad, if it just followed through on one plot this book would have ...more
Nanci Loves2Read**Warning**IWasASailor⚓️MyMouthisDirty
Once again I'm blown away by Ms. Jones! I can't wait for the next book to release!!

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Thank you Amo Jones!!

Two broken souls brought together by fate under horrible circumstances....
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Beast is the President of The Devil's Own MC. He lives his life being there for his brothers while trying to stay alive as his past hunts him down. Beast was born into a corrupt psychotic cult called The Army. They trained him early on to be a lethal killing machine. They tortured and drugged him and anytime Beast woul
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Natalie The Biblioholic
Jul 03, 2016 Natalie The Biblioholic rated it really liked it
This was a fine start to another series by Amo Jones.

Beast and Meadow were great characters with tortured pasts and a tragic connection. I admired them both for their survival skills and perseverance. Side characters, such as Hella, gave the story its element of angst, which was notably lacking between the MCs. I actually liked that Beast and Meadow played no games and therefore lacked drama. It was refreshing, especially when compared to the shitstorm that was Hella and Melissa. Now that situat
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Overall rating: 1.3
*1 **Just Nope** Stars*

This book had such potential, but it fell seriously short. I wanted to DNF this one at about 30%, but I pushed through, then at 61% I was seriously struggling.
Am I the only one that noticed that Beast's agent name throughout the book is Agent 316 but on the cover of the book it's shows the tattooed number on his neck is 136?
Not good for the cover to be wrong. Just shows one of the many editing, and not paying atte
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ARC Kindly provided in exchange for an honest review.

I loved this book! I usually enjoy MC reads and this was so unique that it earned a special place in my heart.
Be prepared though. The book is raw, gritty and dark. If you are uncomfortable with dark themes, then this may not be your cup of tea.
This is the story of Beast & Meadow. They meet under hard circumstances and then later in life when Beast is the President of an MC.
Beast is a very raw character. I simply loved him.
Meadow is a wom
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Mg Herrera
Jul 14, 2016 Mg Herrera rated it liked it
This was my first Amo's book and won't be my last.

Through the first chapters we meet Beast's past and that was like something I have never read before. He was not your typical biker with a "dark" past, well, it was dark, yes, but different. And that had me all excited and shit. We also meet Meadow, who is the heroine from this book. I did like her, she has a not-so-cool-your-dad-is-a-rapist past but she didn't let that determine her future. She was a feisty little thing that knew how to use a b
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Amy
Mar 18, 2016 Amy rated it really liked it
One Hundred Thirty Six Scars
Amo Jones
4 stars

Holy junk – do NOT click this book if you have triggers from sexual abuse or violence and torture.
A young girl, just a baby in fact, four years old is being tortured by her father. Her teacher is shocked at the drawing she presented in celebration of Fathers Day. One hundred thirty six scars – one hundred and thirty six times her father has assaulted her. She wears each one drifting off to a different place when he comes for her.

Agent 316 is trying t
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Jos
Mar 24, 2016 Jos rated it it was amazing
6 PLUS Stars, NOW this is a book that deserves so much more than 5 Stars

It's official, I am ADDICTED to Author Amo Jones' books!!!!!! I have just recently done a marathon on her other series and read this one today and HOLY WOW, it's THAT FANTASTIC!!!!

Beast and Meadow, OMG, I can't even begin to describe my feelings for the BOTH of them. I absolutely am in total and complete, love, lust, admiration, hell EVERYTHING about them, I LOVED!!!!

The heartache these two endured growing up and how they "f
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Rosa Sharon (iScream Books)
"I was born broken, all they had to do was train me."

I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I started this journey. The synopsis intrigued me, and the cover is amazing. It was an irresistible combination that guaranteed I give it a chance, even if there weren't any badass bikers. But fortunately I got to have my cake and eat it too, it was all that with the badass bikers... heaven for an addict like myself.

It took me a while to wrap my head around all the details involved as the groundwork w
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Anne Malcom
Mar 16, 2016 Anne Malcom rated it it was amazing
"One hundred and thirty six times he had scarred me on my skin to match the ones embedded in my soul."

Um okay, where do I start with my love for this book? Firstly, if you're reading this and haven't one clicked this baby, do it right now. Grab yourself a glass of wine and get stuck in. I'll wait.

Got it? Read it? Mind blown by it? Okay, awesome. We can chat now. This book is a-freaking-mazing. Meadow and Beast are two damaged souls who you desperately want to find each other, find their HEA. Th
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Ianeta
Mar 28, 2016 Ianeta rated it it was amazing
Holyyyyyyyyy shit gurl that was too much fuck didn't like the beginning fuckin hate that shit then BOOM Beast sexy bastard sweeps in saves the day took me on wild ride with this one loved it, was good to see Zane and the boyz in this one I know Hella is next he has to be, once again loved this book well all your books so far keep up the great work.
FMR Book Grind
Mar 17, 2016 FMR Book Grind rated it it was amazing
ERIN'S REVIEW
5 STARS

This story was raw and intense. It is very compelling and has a lot going on. Meadow is a woman troubled by her very emotionally and physically scarring past. I cried so much for this girl/woman and all that she endured and lost. She has a few close friends but stays away from men. All men. No relationships ever. Until Beast. Beast is a man that has finally broken away from the h*ll he was in and found family in the MC. He becomes the man he was always meant to be. Beast is d
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MJ's Book Blog and Reviews
Mar 10, 2016 MJ's Book Blog and Reviews rated it it was amazing
Review by: Melanie
(4.5 stars)

This was my first read from Amo Jones and I really enjoyed it, I will be sure to check out her other books. Now it seems this is the first book in a spin off from Amo's Sinful Souls MC series, as the SS appear in this book. From what I read about them in 136 Scars though, I wasn't lost on anything, so I don't think it's essential you read them before reading this one.

Beast was brought up from birth to be a soldier. Not the nice, serve your country, Army type soldier,
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Breanna Eichhorn
Mar 11, 2016 Breanna Eichhorn rated it it was amazing
We first meet Meadow when she is four years old and in class she was asked to draw a picture of her dad. We meet Beast while he is trying to escape. Meadow is always being made fun of at school, her father is a very bad man. She knows to not plead with her father to get him to stop because he wont. Beast can hear the crying and screaming coming from the apartment next to his. Meadow went to New York and meets Phoebe and they become very good friends. Meadow and Beast meet again in Westbeach, Cal ...more
Paganalexandria
Apr 29, 2016 Paganalexandria rated it did not like it
Recommended to Paganalexandria by: Maja
Way too many coincidences between random characters made me drop out. It's a personal book peeve. Might not bother others as much.
Dyantha Bogerd
Mar 21, 2016 Dyantha Bogerd rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bikers, abuse
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Beast and Meadow! I love me some beast!
He may be a Beast but he is an Angel with Meadow.
Beast who had almost no feelings and emotions yet he had them with her.
I loved how he was with her, how sweet even around his 'brothers'.
There were of course the girls he slept with but no damn drama, not from his side and not from her side.
Meadow knew he had a past and as long as he just said who so she could be prepared for the kitty claws she was fine. There were extremely cute together and Beast
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Kazy
Jul 21, 2016 Kazy rated it it was ok
Shelves: ku
I was so excited to start this book, but in the end, I was just underwhelmed. Firstly, I felt like I jumped into the middle of a series and didn't know most of the characters' back stories (which I hate). Then there were just too many things that happened way too easily or that didn't make sense. I was so mad at the sex scene. Most would have a lot of build up and then cut to, 'after we made love, the next morning...' WHAT???? I demand details damnit.

What I did like was that Beast saved Meadow f
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Diana
Mar 30, 2016 Diana rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I don't know where to start....there was a lot going on....I liked the story involving Meadow and Beast and wish that was more of the focus. I felt like this book had way too much going on. Seemed like about a million and one sub plots that never went anywhere. Also to many people and I would get confused on who the were. There was just way to many story lines going on for my liking. I felt like the author wanted to include every plot from books she enjoyed, but the underlining story about Meado ...more
Alicia
Well who doesn't love a huge alpha president? Beast is HOT!!! I really enjoyed this story and all the characters were great.
Meadow the h was badass after having a horrific childhood filled with abuse and was so close to ending it all when her huge white knight stepped in to save her from herself.
I am still a little confused by the organisation that Beast grew up in and thought it was needing a little more story at times.
As it stands it was an enjoyable read and a good way to start a series.
Itsy Bitsy Book Bits
Mar 18, 2016 Itsy Bitsy Book Bits rated it really liked it
The story of Beast and Meadow is a strange one, this book is a mix of genres that make it interesting. Meadow is a young women living a ghastly and horrific existence, with her mom dead and a father that is monstrous scum of the earth. She is always scared and in pain and no one seems to notice or care. This goes on until she is Fourteen. One night while Meadow and her father were residing at yet another hotel, she is again about to suffer abuse at the hands of a man she was born to, when a youn ...more
Maria Lazarou--Obsessed by Books Blog
Wow, this was a fantastically, delicious dark read.

Meadow is a woman that suffered a childhood that was filled with horrific abuse by the person she trusted most. One day she decided at the age of fourteen enough is enough and was ready to put an end to her life. But this changes when a dark knight saves her. After that day she decides that no-one will ever hurt her again and takes self defence classes and learns to use a bow and arrow. Moving to New York she meets Phoebe and they become firm fr
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The Wandering Bookaholic
Mar 16, 2016 The Wandering Bookaholic rated it really liked it
** ARC received in exchange of an honest review **

“In this world of shattered reflections that look back at us, I’m the girl who wants to dance with the devil.”

To write a review without giving too much away in this case is bloody difficult. So much happens within these pages you will have to read it to get a full picture of what I mean. But what I will say is I loved it. Absolutely loved it.

Amo Jones has created such an intense, raw, gripping read that you will be hooked from the very beginning.
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Nic Spears
Mar 16, 2016 Nic Spears rated it really liked it
** ARC received in exchange of an honest review **

“In this world of shattered reflections that look back at us, I’m the girl who wants to dance with the devil.”

To write a review without giving too much away in this case is bloody difficult. So much happens within these pages you will have to read it to get a full picture of what I mean. But what I will say is I loved it. Absolutely loved it.

Amo Jones has created such an intense, raw, gripping read that you will be hooked from the very beginning.
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Books2blog
Mar 13, 2016 Books2blog rated it it was amazing
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Amo Jones take a bow, I was hooked from the very 1st page of One Hundred and thirty six scars. I just had to keep reading to find out more about Beast and Meadow. With a twisted and complex story the book kept me guessing to the very end, this book just didn't quit. I have said before MC books aren't really my thing, don't get me wrong I have read and enjoyed them, however they aren't my go to book of choice. For some reason the burly biker just doesn't do it f
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Samantha  Kurtz of Sammy's Book Obsession
4 Stars From Sammy's Book Obsession!

TITLE~ One Hundred & Thirty-Six Scars (The Devil's Own, #1)
AUTHOR~ Amo Jones
GENRE~ Romance-Bikers/MC-Dark
PUBLISHED~ March 17th 2016
PURCHASED/COST~ ARC/Review Copy
MY RATING~ 4/5

Dialogue Natural/Realistic
3/5 Stars
The dialogue between the characters was okay. It didn't feel natural all the time though. My biggest problem with this entire book was the dialect! I understand that the author is from New Zealand, BUT the book is set in the US. California & N
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Melanie
Mar 10, 2016 Melanie rated it it was amazing
This was my first read from Amo Jones and I really enjoyed it, I will be sure to check out her other books. Now it seems this is the first book in a spin off from Amo's Sinful Souls MC series, as the SS appear in this book. From what I read about them in 136 Scars though, I wasn't lost on anything, so I don't think it's essential you read them before reading this one.

Beast was brought up from birth to be a soldier. Not the nice, serve your country, Army type soldier, but the 'you will kill or be
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Pamela Stallings
Where do I even begin with this book??? I just finished it and I'm in love with this book. I wasn't ready for it to end. So this author is new to me and I read the blurb and thought to myself ohhhh sounds interesting gritty story with broken characters and hot bikers. Well that's right up my alley. I wasn't disappointed one bit. I was pulled into the story by the first page and could not put this book down.

So our main characters are Meadow and Beast. Both are severely broken but are surprisingly
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Tracy
Mar 05, 2016 Tracy rated it it was amazing
OMG and WOW... This was a fantastic book!!! The first few chapters fill you in on both characters background and bloody hell, how they both came through what they both suffered and turned into such amazing people... Amazing!!! I know some will say "It's only a book" but to that i will say YES but its written with such emotion and passion that reading the pages, i truly could feel every word and emotion to the point i felt part of the actual book!!!
Meadow has a past that is devastating and heart
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Amo's debut series was the Sinful Souls MC series. She's a full-time writer from New Zealand who loves long romantic walks to the wine cellar.
When she's not creating magic, you can usually find her relaxing in front of the television watching the latest episode of Supernatural or Vikings. (This will be updated as she finds new television shows with hot actors.)
She's the proud mother of four litt
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