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My Maddie

(Hades Hangmen #8)

4.49  ·  Rating details ·  2,547 ratings  ·  484 reviews
Not even love can conquer the demons of our pasts...⁣

Flame and Maddie have found solace and safety in one another’s arms, two fractured souls beginning to heal. But no matter how strong their love grows, it can never completely vanquish the demons of their pasts. These demons are dormant, not defeated.⁣

Now a new enemy threatens the Hangmen, and a new revelation threatens
Paperback, 1st edition, 394 pages
Published February 4th 2020
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Sönïa Dhillion Maybe have to wait a bit longer. Cause Tanner first before Viking. Also currently Tillie Cole working on a Contemporary N.A. She shared this on her In…moreMaybe have to wait a bit longer. Cause Tanner first before Viking. Also currently Tillie Cole working on a Contemporary N.A. She shared this on her Instagram. (less)
Midniteillusion (Desiree) You should ask Tillie on her FB page, she's pretty good at answering questions and getting info out to her readers there.

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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
3 Stars

I am definitely in the minority by not loving this book more, but I think it's my own damned fault on some level too...

I was so excited when I saw this (because I LOVE Maddie and Flame and their path throughout the series), but as I read I couldn't help but feel like I was missing something. Then I realized that, in my haste to get to this, I had forgotten that I have not caught up with this series - meaning, I still have to read book 7...


Thus, I felt lost with Smiler and whatever was hap
❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books
24993460-SX540 maddie

'MY MADDIE' is the eighth book in Tillie Cole's 'Hades Hangmen' series. Spoken in 'Multiple Perspectives'.

My most highly anticipated book of forever was finally in my hands and I devoured it!! I inhaled it, loved it, couldn't get enough of it!!

Flame & Maddie first captured our hearts in 'Souls Unfractured' (Hades Hangman #3) so meeting up with them again was like coming home from a long trip away. And that love I'd felt back then cannonballed yet again making my heart full. This book, t
Feb 17, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
huh well im sorry but this is a bit repetitive. all of the tillie cole's signature style are there and as much as it pained me to read about flame having a relapse (which was basically just a recount of what happened in souls unfractured), this book just didnt do much for me.

i was glad to be back in this world. god knows ive missed the characters. tbh i wasnt sure what to expect when queen tillie decided to write about these characters again instead of moving forward with the others. i didnt fee
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****FIVE STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

In this moment, I hated myself. Because here I was, leading him straight into the fire. But as always, I would be beside him. Together we would burn and, in the very depths of the inferno, we would be reborn.

Flame has always been my favorite Hades Hangman. He and Maddie are the most tragic and beautiful couple out of all the characters in this series. Their story is too great to be told in just one book. These two have suffered such unimagin
I finished the Hades hangmen series today and My Maddie's is the last book of it (for now). It took me almost a week to finish them and before starting the crap that "you have no life bullshit", I read a lot, and if I really like a series I can't focus on anything unless I finish it. Anyway, Hades Hangman is an emotional series to me. Tillie cole not only writes broken heroine, but she also did damn well with broken heroes too.

There were many times I had to pause because it was so des
I have been avoiding writing my review, because honestly...I have what is probably going to be an unpopular view on this overall story. Let me start by saying that Tillie Cole is an amazing writer. She really is, and in no way does my opinion include her talent in writing. In fact, I think because her writing is so intense, and vivid that it makes it so that I feel for the characters so much harder than normal. With Maddie and Flame, they have been a couple that I absolutely cherished throughout ...more
Wow... I literally cried myself through this book. From the beginning until the end there were tears running down my cheeks. I am actually surprised that I got to finish it, what with my eyes being so swollen and all.

I am highly impressed that Tillie added yet another winner to this series !!

I also highly recommend each and every book in it. Can't wait to see what will happen next!

'My Maddie' was painful to read. Took me 4 days! But it had to be done. Closure and all that. For Flame & Maddie. And for me.

I hope this crazy guy gets paired up with a nun! Looking forward to this crazy guy's story!
Saint Monique
Mar 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dark-beauty
4,5 'sad and happy tears' stars

I have found the one whom my soul loves.

I actually didn't cry. I rarely cry when I'm reading books. Movies are a totally different thing. It doesn't take much to get me all teary eyes if I'm watching a sad movie but all the sad books I've read, and I think only three made a sobbing mess out of me. However, reading this book made me wanna cry. Sad tears, happy tears, any kind of tears. I knew this story will be heartbreaking but I didn't imagine it will affect m
Jennifer Kyle
4 Stars

Aw missed these characters!
Jan 30, 2019 is currently reading it
Viking is that one character with the black and cynical humor, that you want to hug and slap at the same time.


In the book Darkness Embraced, Viking keeps talking on how much he loves Latinas, and I was fangirlin because I can totally picture him falling in love with a sassy and really curvy latina.

But I'm not getting excited about this. The protagonist is probably gonna be Charlie, so let's wait and see.

Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Feb 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Tillie packs hard hitting punches in this latest Hangman Novel. Her rousing and emotional writing made my heart twist in agony and set my blood on fire. I almost endured what Flame does on any given day. Tears of Empathy flowed like a roaring river and the urge to soothe his nightmares was constant.


We all remember the Powerful burning love of Flame & Maddie from Souls Unfractured (Hades Hangman #3). We haven't forgotten the lightening intensity and brooding force of their connection which manag
• Jodi Bibliophile •
Feb 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OMG I finished my first book of the year last night and it was FUCKING AMAZING!!

This book BROKE MY HEART! Seriously I cried like 80% of this freaking story.

I’m talking choke on a sob kinda crying. The ugly kind.

Flame and His Maddie DESTROYED ME! And omg Ash! I have tears in my eyes just thinking about that broken boy 💔

I waited so long for this novella and it didn’t disappoint. It’s one of the best stories I’ve ever read.

Tillie, you SLAY ME with these Bikers and those beautiful Cursed.

I didn’t w
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Feb 06, 2020 rated it really liked it

**Spoiler-free 4.5 Star Review**

“I…I’m tired Maddie. I can’t do it anymore. I can’t breathe anymore. I can’t keep feeling the flames anymore…”

My Maddie by Tillie Cole made our hearts hurt so much. We weren’t expecting a full length emotional crying fest when we began reading. Maddie and Flame is one of our favourite Hangmen couple, and we have loved the tortured Flame right from the get go. His journey has broken our heart continuously, but this time…it annihilated it. A broken man who found cal
3 1/2 "How do you know if someone is lying. " Stars!

Well, I have to say, Flame has my heart. I just feel so heartbroken and helpless for him. There is quite a bit I could say, but let me leave this one at all the stars for Flame. Maddie is a determined girl- all in for her man, and Lil Ash... well he has a ways to go to get to his healing. He is on a path that makes me want to scream at him and hug him at the same time. Kinda more screaming than hugging.

This could have been a solid four star re
**ARC provided in exchange for an honest review**

"You could never hurt me, baby. You are my salvation, my remedy, my salve. You were a dream fulfilled and a hope granted."

Flame and Maddie are my favorite couple in this series. So I was very excited when I saw that this book would focus on them again. Flame is one of the most broken, unstable, haunted and intriguing characters I have ever met. In this book the demons he silenced are back with a vengeance. They are even darker and more cruel than
Aug 27, 2018 marked it as to-read
man oh man am i literally dreaming up this book!!! Tillie Cole, please, we need a kick-ass heroine for Viking, and may she feed into his crazy too!!! in which century will this red-haired hulk be coming through with his book, i'm dying here!!!!!
Sentranced Jem
Nov 22, 2019 marked it as to-read
Hell yes!
So excited for this 💪
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
Flame and Maddie’s love story in Souls Unfractured was a harrowing, emotional rollercoaster but just the beginning of their life together. It’s easy to forget that when the book ended they may have found love in each other but what still lies ahead can be just as challenging. All the ups and downs of married life are not easy for a man like Flame.

Maddie has shown him that he is worthy of unconditional love, something he has never had in his life prior to joining the Hangmen. Maddie is the only p
Feb 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 5-stars, bikers
My Maddie is book 8 in the Hades Hangmen series and once again I find myself at a loss for words. Maddie and Flame are my favorite couple and I knew that like Souls Unfractured my heart would be torn apart and put back together again and believe me it was. Flame is faced with a life changing event that throws him directly into his past and he has to once again face his demons but Maddie will be there every step of the way. Maddie is the most amazing h of the series. While all the Cursed had a ha ...more
Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Feb 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020


**Spoiler-free 4.5 Star Review**

“I…I’m tired Maddie. I can’t do it anymore. I can’t breathe anymore. I can’t keep feeling the flames anymore…”

My Maddie by Tillie Cole made our hearts hurt so much. We weren’t expecting a full length emotional crying fest when we began reading. Maddie and Flame is one of our favourite Hangmen couple, and we have loved the tortured Flame right from the get go. His journey has broken our heart continuously, but this time…it annihilated it. A broken man who found cal
Phuong ✯
yay, i made it. i finished this series in a month. i'd like to thank my sister for all her support while i came screaming about explicit rape scenes, someone being burned/tortured etc. without her i would have taken a lot longer 🙌
“If you die, I will die too.” I stilled at the depth of devastation in his voice. But more disturbing was the conviction. He meant it. And I knew it was true. I knew it was true because I felt the same way. How did one live with half a heart?

i didn't love this book
Tpagirl Loves Romance
My Maddie was the eighth book in the Hades Hangmen series by Tillie Cole. The series was written to be read in order as the events built on each other as the series progressed.

True to form, Cole didn’t write the expected, except that we could expect a dark theme; otherwise, the door was wide open for anything. Flame and Maddie’s story was written in book three, Souls Unfractured. My heart broke for Flame and what he went through as a child and how it still affected him. It now also broke for Ash
Alyssa Summer
Similar to what seems to be the consensus of ratings regarding My Maddie, I enjoyed this but didn't feel it was all that necessary. It felt like an almost identical replica of the events that took place throughout Souls Unfractured. I already saw Flame and Maddie work through these same obstacles and this "relapse" took us on what was supposed to be a very emotional journey. Instead, because I have basically read this story before, I felt a little desensitized to the events taking place. Persona ...more
Feb 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Our souls may still be fractured, but they are healing. Someday, only faint scars will remain.

Intense pain. Uncontrollable sobbing. Laughing out loud. Eternal Joy. You profoundly feel and experience this rollercoaster of emotions while reading this heartbreakingly beautiful continuation of Flame and Maddie’s love story. This book. I have no words. By the end, I was an emotional mess and was left numb with lots of questions and an everlasting bliss over the epilogue. I knew that these broken soul
Tina H
Feb 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
"He was a solitary light in the smothering darkness. His flames were neither evil nor devil tainted. They were sharp bursts of redemption. Of hope. Flame was light. He was my warmth."

I loved and hated this!! The main reason I hated this is because I love Flame, he has my heart and he was so broken and in so much pain and well since he has my heart, he hurt so my heart hurt.

I love the Hangmen, all of them but Flame... I just want to hold him and comfort him and I want him to know he is loved an
ilknur a.k.a. iko ◬
Feb 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fav-covers
lets keep viking's shit in here as spoiler, i'll delete when his book added (view spoiler) ...more
Berry ♡ Nice
Jul 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: dark-romance

Oh my heart... THIS was a pretty intense tough emotional read.

As always I love spending time with this gang.
And I especially loved the many mentions/appearances of one of my favorite characters from this series. That was something special to me.

But this story is very much about Maddie, Flame and Lil Ash. It's about support by your loved ones. Growth. Forgiveness and Over coming ones past.
My heart was saddened by their battles but was happy by their resilience.

This is a full length nove
Jul 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
My Maddie was one of my most anticipated reads of 2020. I didn't care that we were getting another full-length novel on these two because I, like a lot of people, felt like their story wasn't over. Also, I knew getting more of Flame and Maddie meant more of Ash and Viking. I mean - who doesn't love Viking?!

To those that are new to the series, you CANNOT read these out of order. I know that book three, Souls Unfractured, is when we got introduced to them BUT this is a continuation of the Hades Ha
Nov 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: hero-i-loved
4.5 stars!

I was soooo excited for this book because Flame and Maddie are my ABSOLUTE FAVORITES! If this book had solely been about them, it would be a solid 5 stars, however I was really disappointed with the path the author chose to take for Ash. I feel like there was no reason to make him be a manwhore just like all the other guys, besides Flame, in this series. What’s the point??? When he was first introduced, I loved him and was so excited for his story, however now I don’t think I’m going t
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Amazon & USA Today Best Selling Author, Tillie Cole, is a Northern girl through and through. She originates from a place called Teesside on that little but awesomely sunny (okay I exaggerate) Isle called Great Britain. She was brought up surrounded by her English rose mother -- a farmer's daughter, her crazy Scottish father, a savagely sarcastic sister and a multitude of rescue animals and horses. ...more

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