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This Is The Route Of Twisted Pain

(Neither This, Nor That #1)

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4.47  ·  Rating details ·  171 ratings  ·  67 reviews
Legends are born from moments like these. Folktales spun around a single point in time so perfect, you can almost hear the click resonating through the universe as things align.

George Bell, aka Twisted, knows the odds are against him. Have been all his life. Born in a Louisiana bordello, raised around the rough and rowdy men of a motorcycle club, he’s never been the lucky
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ebook, 400 pages
Published July 25th 2016 by MLK Publishing
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Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
"Begin as you intend to end."

I was very excited to get my hands on another MariaLisa deMora MC Romance. I fell hard for her Rebel Wayfarers MC series. She has a writing style that has ruined me for other authors. I love the way she takes me deep into the characters. She takes me all the way back and then brings me forward, making me feel like I know them intimately. She puts me inside their heads, and I feel their pain. She makes me care, and then she throws them into danger and I'm sure s
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Miranda Whore
Review for This is the Route of Twisted Pain by MariaLisa deMora

This book.

I’ve sung the praises for MariaLisa deMora and the outstanding realism that she puts into her stories. She broke out into the MC romance world and nailed every single word she put to page with her Rebel Wayfarers MC series. I went into This is the Route of Twisted Pain expecting it to be good, but it went beyond that. The characters are dynamic — you love them and hate them, you root for them and hope they burn — they are
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Gina R
Apr 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Found out about this book after asking for a gritty MC Romance read in the biker rocker fb group. The Author recommended it herself. I'm so glad she did! This was definitely a gritty darker read but also a slow burn romance. The build up was tried and true. We got the full back story. But once Penny appears in the picture, all bets were off and twisted discovered something other than pain. Hope po'boy gets his book, he's hysterical! Laughed out loud a few times reading his shenanigans.

Solid rea
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Angela Goodrich
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.

Having read the first five books of deMora’s Rebel Wayfarers MC series (an oversight I will be rectifying as soon as I can), I jumped at the chance to review This Is the Route of Twisted Pain. And while I didn’t get a third of my “to-do” list done today, I’m not the least bit upset because the author not only sucked me into Bell and Penny’s world, she made the visit well worth it.

Utilizing the writing style I became accustom
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Melissa Mendoza
Jul 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Title: This is the Route of Twisted Pain
Author: MariaLisa Demora
Series: Neither This Nor That Series, Book 1
Publisher: MLK Publishing
Release Date: July 25, 2016
Genre(s): Dark Romance
Page Count: 400
Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5
Rating: 5 stars out of 5
Blurb:

Legends are born from moments like these. Folktales spun around a single point in time so perfect, you can almost hear the click resonating through the universe as things align.

George Bell, aka Twisted, knows the odds are against him. Have been
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Naughty Mom Story Time
WOW! This is the Route of Twisted Pain has introduced new characters that I absolutely love. Incoherent MC has now been added to my FAVORITES bikers list. I didn't think I could love any bikers as much as I do my Rebels, but these guys are up there.

George Bell aka Twisted was such an great character. His life wasn't easy, but every hardship was a learning curve. He made the most of his youth until he was brought into the life of the Incoherent MC. That's when he learned about family and brother
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Confessions_of_a_Serial_Reader
George 'Twisted' Bell hasn't had the best turn of luck in life. Born to a whore and raised in a brothel, the things he has seen - and done, would crush a lesser being. Removed from that arena in his teens and thrown into the MC world by his grandfather is when he really started to flourish.

Penny Dane has had everything shes loved -minus her livelihood, taken away from her. Vengeance became the blood that flowed through her.

A chance meeting in a dingy truck stop parking lot sets the wheels in mo
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Erin Paige Bixby
Jul 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
This story was incredible. These characters will grab you and pull you in and won’t let go. The storyline was phenomenal. I love the direction the story took. Twisted is an awesome character. I love everything about him. He is my dream man. HOT, protective, lust inducing, dirty talking, tattooed man. Penny is my new favorite female character from this author. My god that woman is tough. She has her sweet, soft side. But she has a fierce determination about her. She won’t be pushed to the side li ...more
Renee Entress
Jul 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 star

I was pulled right into this story. The story has laughs, twists & turns, secrets, and heartbreak.

This is Penny and Bell aka Twisted’s story. Penny and Bell are completely different. But together they are twisted in their own way. Both come from different backgrounds. Both have secrets. But the pull they have for each other is a strong bond that is unbreakable. It might get twisted and bent but not break. With all the secrets and danger of their pasts can they work on a future toget
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Kristine (A Cozy Booknook)
Apr 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018, romance
This book quickly drew me in and kept me reading until I turned the last page - I couldn’t put it down. The author easily brings the reader in to the story so the reader feels a part of the story. The characters are complex and believable. They had me laughing, crying, and feeling a wide range of emotions. The story and characters have me wanting more. I look forward to reading more from this author.
Ariella
Jul 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
George Bell and Penny Dane grew up in the MC. George met his Shiny Penny at the truck stop. She's a truck driver and Bell got jealous when she was with Wrench. Penny saved Bell from his captors. I liked this book!
G.M. Scherbert
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Me love this pair

I love MariaLisa and the way she weaves a story! The end resul being no different than with the others from her i have read- the outcome was true love :* can't wait for more
Shaly
Jun 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: marialisa-demora
I think I may be one of the few lucky readers to receive a first copy of this book from MdM, so I count myself very fortunate to have the first sneak peek at this new book!

With that being said, it was a great read with some interesting and colorful characters. George Bell aka Twisted couldn't have been more perfect! His upbringing made me cringe just a tad, learning sexual techniques at the tender age of 13 is just so sad, at that age he shouldn't be watching adults have sex but I guess that's t
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Shay
Jul 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Just finished The is the Route of Twisted Pain and I just loved it! We know a little of Penny and Bell b/c of a novella (Twisted Penny) and we get so much more of them in this story.
I was pulled in from the get go. Once again, the world that DeMora has created is one I would love to be apart of. I'm an MC reader, I've read a lot that's for sure, and I can tell you that she really knows her stuff. Do not expect rainbows and uniforms, expect all the grittiness that comes with a real good mc story
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Kylee
Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received a copy of this book in a giveaway and can I say one of the best gifts I have been given. MariaLisa deMora you are amazing at what you can do with words and turn them into a story that takes you so far into the characters that it is hard to tell that you are not inside their world walking side by side with the characters. This story took me a couple of chapters to fully get gripped but let me tell you after that it was hard to put this book down. This book has twists (no pun intended) ...more
delane
Aug 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I don't read normal books. Period.
Seriously, if there's no teeth or fur, witches or flippin fairies or ghosts or ya know.....otherness....I just don't read it.
I have a normal life....I wanna read Stephen King.
I lost a bet (thanks a lot A!) and I had to read normal...more specifically romance.
Aghhhhhhhhh!
Wasn't working for me at all!
So she suggested MC writers with hotness might be more in my wheel house. So I picked up this anthology with a short in it called 'Twisted Penny' and then I liked to
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Sarah
Aug 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was given a copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.

This is a wild, gritty ride and I loved every moment of it. I was hooked from the first page and madly in love with ‘Twisted’ George Bell by the end of the first chapter. Born to a whore in a bordello, Twisted survives a brutal childhood before joining his grandfather’s MC.

This is as much the story of Twisted’s life as it is a romance. His relationship with his mother and grandfather. His unshakeable friendship with Po’Boy tha
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S.M. Harshell
**I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.**

This is my first read by this author and I was not disappointed.

I really liked the beginning where you get a sense of why Twisted is like he is. His past is what made him into the man he is. I was so invested in the story line and the characters. The secrets that were kept, the twists and turns, and the suspense kept me rooted to my seat until I got to the end.

Penny and Twisted meet at a truck stop. Penny isn't naive i
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Lesley Robson
Sep 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is the first book of a new series for this author and one I have been wanting to read. In this book we see a lot of backstory at the beginning which sets the scene nicely and to which we find out how and why Twisted is the way he is. The story is edgy and gritty and will take you on one hell of a ride. The journey isn’t smooth as it’s packed full for twists and turns, heartbreak, friendship, brotherhood and love. I loved the story and the characters and can’t want wait to read book two.
Rose
May 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic!!! This story drew me in from the very beginning and held me on the edge to the very end. MariaLisa deMora did a great job setting the tone from the very beginning. Penny and Bell couldn't be more different from each other, or more perfect for each other! Penny was raised as the beloved princess by her family, real and extended. Bell, a.k.a Twisted, was raised in a brothel, with all that entails. Their meeting was chance, and the best thing that could have happened to either of them. E ...more
Nina
Dec 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You are the bold

There are no word. Loooove Mason. The whole series. But omg. Liking
Twisted and Po boy a little more than just a little. And that Penny. So my sister from another mister.Beginning to read #2. So good this series and real. Don’t miss out. I purchased it only because I am so invested in Mason club. Now ....following both. Keep it coming. Awesome author.
Jessica
Aug 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
I volunteered to read a copy of this story for an honest review.

This is the first book I have read by this author. I will be reading more. It took me a bit to get into this story. I liked the characters. Penny was my favorite of the two main characters. I felt sorry for the childhood George had. I look forward to reading the 2nd book in Neither This, Nor That series.

I am slowly becoming more interested in MC books, this one is good!
Angela
Sep 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. MariaLisa deMora takes you for a ride on the back of a Hog you never want to end. She will bewitch you with her words that leave you wondering where the time went. I think this is going to end up being another great addition to her catalog.
Josie
Apr 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow

Wow, I loved reading this book. It is about Twisted and his shiny Penny. I will be reading the next book in the series.
Colleen Marie
Jul 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
First off, let me state that there was one thing I didn't like about this book and that is the LAST PAGE! I hated for it to end. I dearly loved this book and its characters as well as their setting.

That said: George Bell, aka Twisted; what a man. I LOVE Mason (Rebel Wayfarers MC, #6) and now with Twisted we have a whole new man full of MC branded integrity and strength. In a few ways he makes me think of Mason.....but he is definitely not Mason. In other words; we are no longer in Kansas Toto. W
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Le Ann Foster
Sep 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
**Reviewed for CherryOBlossoms Promotions**

I gave this book 4.5 Stars!

I was pulled into this story from the very beginning and couldn't put it down. The dishes, laundry, housework all got put on hold until I could finish this book. This is first book from MariaLisa and certainly wont be my last. The story is filled with twist, turns, darkness, and romance. The emotions will grip you and make you hold on.

Twisted is Hot, protective, dirty talking tattooed man. Penny is sweet, determine, tough and
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She Hearts Books
Jul 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: i-heart-mcs
I am a HUGE fan of MariaLisa's Rebel Wayfarer's MC series and I was super excited to read the beginning of her new series. Oh my. I fell head over heals for Twisted. She brings us all the way back to the boy who grew up in a bordello and learns some very hard lessons there. I loved that his granddaddy came to get him and showed him the family of his MC. As the years go by Twisted becomes part of the brotherhood and there is some drama along the way. Then comes Penny. I adored her. She comes from ...more
Gail
May 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was lucky to receive a copy before official release day. This was the best present ever! Bell & Penny came to me from Twisted Penny, a novella in an anthology. I couldn't wait for the rest. As I started This Is the Route of Twisted Pain, I fell in love with Bell. So protective. I saw a little of Mason in Pawpaw; doing what is best for the club and his brothers. MariaLisa deMora is a master of putting you in the scene and feeling what her characters feel. I had to stop with 81% read (I won' ...more
Donna
Jul 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is the first book by this author that I’ve read, and I have to say I think she has gained a fan! Although I found some of the story confusing, I really enjoyed it. We meet Twisted when he is just a boy and see some of what he’s gone through while growing up and it’s not pretty. Most of the confusing parts, I believe, were meant to be that way. There is a lot going on in this book, but the ride is so worth it. I give this book 4 stars with 3 hands down the pants.
Penny Tindel
Jul 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Twisted is one of the most original and interesting characters have read in a long time. Marialisa's character building is setting a high bar for her to follow, she will hopefully continue with Po'Boy's story. The Route of Twisted Pain was pure brilliance, and I highly recommend this read. Twisted and Penny are perfect for each other because everyone needs balance.
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