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(Boston Underworld #2)

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He’s dark and mysterious. Quiet and lethal.
An Irish mobster.
Pure sin wrapped up in a beautiful package.
But there’s also something off about him.
He doesn’t feel anything. He shows no emotions.
Sometimes I question his humanity.
He hasn’t spoken to me in two years. Not a single word.
But we share a secret, he and I.
And if it ever comes out, I have no doubt in my
Kindle Edition, 260 pages
Published May 19th 2016
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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
5++++ Fucking Awesome Irish Mafia Sequel Stars

Holy fecking Christ, people.

For those of you who are unaware of this series, this book is the sequel to this awesome book.

As you can see, I lurved it.

Now, nine times out of ten, a sequel to a book I lurved ends of being, well....


It always seems like the first one is just SO fucking awesome...'s like a drug.

But then you crack open book two and soon realize...


However, such was NOT the case here.


Because a strong white crystalline central nerv
This series has completely captured my attention. I am loving these alpha-male mobsters! Like the first book in the series, 'Reaper' was dangerous and incredibly hot!

If you've read the first book in the 'Boston Underworld' series, then you'll remember Sasha as the nice stripper that became Mack's friend. Similarly, Ronan stands out as Lachlan's best friend and the man he trusted to guard Mack. You'll probably also recall that there was some serious sexual tension between these two.

On the other h
5 Stars

You think the first book was great? Well you’re in for surprise! Because this book tops it all. Best mafia romance I’ve ever read. I cried, I laughed, I smiled, I swooned, I fell in love with everything in this book.


Enjoyment: 5/5
Writing style: 5/5
Storyline: 5/5
Hero: 5/5
Heroine: 5/5
Secondary characters: 5/5
Hotness/steam: 5/5
Romance: 5/5
Angst: 4/5
Darkness level: 4/5
Humor: 3/5
Depth of the book: 4/5
POV: dual, 1st person
Recommended for: fans of Tillie Cole (Scarred Souls s
Clumsy Storyteller
Reaper by A. Zavarelli is part of a new series, It can be read as a standalone. However, there are interconnected characters (Lachlan Crow and Mack, even her best friend who disappeared in book 1).

Danielle ❤️ Pretty Mess Reading ❤️
*****4.5 STARS*****

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Well damn, damn, damn.....I loved this one right here.

I want to talk about Ronan first – He is one crazy ass motherf******r. He didn’t get his nickname, Reaper for no reason. He is killer through and through. But damnit, I found that shit so sexy. OMG! Yassssssssss! When he walks, his body screams, “You don’t want to fuck with me.” I think I may need to see doctor because I am really loving killers way to much r
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
I’ve never believed in fairytales. There is no white knight in my story. Only me. And I’m not the girl who gets the prince. I’m the girl he bangs because he can.


I do believe I just read one of the most tortured anti-heroes ever. And let me tell you, I've read A LOT of dark romance. I've read the violent, broody, alphahole bad boys, but all of them pale in comparison to Ronan Fitzpatrick
I’ve been called a sociopath. A monster. But I don’t fancy myself one. I
NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
***4,5 "Lethal" stars***

This was the second book of the Boston Underworld series and it was equal good as the first one...
Even though i have to admit that "Crow" will be always higher in my heart!!!
As the first book, the second was having romance, chasing, killings, and generally an interesting plot...

In "Reaper", we focused on Ronan and Sasha whom we already knew from the first book...

Sasha before three years, she made a bad choice and she walked into the mobster world unwillingly...
At the
Jessica ❥Chatterbooks Book Blog❥
Reaper is the second installment in the Boston Underworld series centering around the characters of Ronan and Sasha. In my opinion, Ronan, a.k.a. "The Reaper", was the most intriguing secondary character in the first book, so I was excited to learn more about him. In Crow, Sasha seemed very much a fragile victim, and I was hoping to see something more to her. I also really looked forward to seeing more of the characters I already knew and loved. Thankfully, I was not disappointed.

We know from t
Ꮗ€♫◗☿ ❤️ ❤️
I loved this book!

Reaper is Ronan who was brought up from a very young age at some sort of para-military cult that was preparing for war. Basically they raised kids until age 8 in some sort of dormitory
Led by one woman where they took very basic schooling. Once the kids hit 8 years old they meet their Dad one night at some sort of odd ceremony with an obstacle course like test that s impossible to pass. Then they begin training which is basically torture for the next 8-10 years, for the ones th
⊱✿⊰ Alicia ⊱✿⊰
4.5 Tortured Soul Stars

My dark prince. The reaper. The man who spilled blood for me without pause. For that reason alone he'll always be on a pedestal that no other can reach. He'll always be the memory I revisit in my darkest of times.

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******May Contain Spoilers******

Sasha finds herself trapped in a relationship she does not want to be in, unfortunately that relationship comes with Major baggage. Blaine is part of the MacKenna syndicate (irish mafia) and he drags her into his world.

Stacey is Sassy
An Audio Review

Wow!! Well, that was an interesting experience. The Irish Mob sure do look a wee bit different to the Irish mob of blokes I’ve met up till now. My encounters with anyone from Ireland so far include the “to be sure, to be sure” variety, not the “I’ll blow your bleedin brains” type. I’ve even been to Ireland and stayed in a relative’s rundown castle (which was bloody cold) and managed to avoid any scary types. The scariest things I experienced in Ireland was their driving and maybe
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This is Ronan's and Sasha's story. It was dark. A more palatable dark, though, than some other "dark" romances I've read, which I appreciate. Ronan has some stalkerish tendencies, but I'll allow it. Cuz, Ronan.

Both characters have painfully pined away for each other for a couple years, but they are both so messed up, they never did anything about it. Until now. Well, Ronan is so scary that Sasha didn't really dare try anything. Who could blame her?

The author does a very good job balancing the da
XxTainaxX Curvy and Nerdy
May 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I'm so hooked and jonesing for the next story. This was awesome! Ronan is so complex and unique. His tale is sad but I love how he develops throughout the story. Sasha has been in love with him for years and she learns how to deal with him tactfully. Ronan is obsessive and possessive but it seems to be a part of him. He is very different in how he sees the world as his behavior is derived from his experiences or a lack of them. Sasha is a survivor. She does what she must to get by but the life s ...more
3.5 Stars

Overall Opinion: This was an enjoyable story about 2 people that needed each other, and worked through some past trauma to find their HEA. I was rooting for the couple to get that HEA, and I was so happy when they got it. Ronan was what made the book for me tbh. He was such a mystery in the first book of the series, Crow, and I was really happy to get more of him and understand why he is the way he is. **I would highly recommend that if anyone wanted to read this book that they read t
Nov 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Holy Hell this book broke my heart! Reaper was so damaged and all I wanted to do was give him one big hug and never let him go. His character was almost like a little boy at times, trapped in a killers body. It was tragic and at the same time absolutely brilliant. The emotions he evoked from me are the very reason I have such a strong love of reading and I already want to go back and read his story again.

His and Sasha's relationship was definitely complicated an
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"A. Zavarelli" in exchange for an honest review..Thank you!!

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TITLE: Reaper
SERIES: (Boston Underworld #2)
AUTHOR: A. Zavarelli
GENRE: Contemporary Romance
RELEASE DATE: May 24th, 2016

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I was almost afraid to start this, mainly because I cray cray loved the previous book in this series Crow (Boston Underworld, #1) and for the fact that it put me in a major book funk for days, so this one has a lot to live up to.

REAPER This is the second
May 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received The Reaper from the author in exchange for an honest review.

I was a little anxious to read Ronan's story after the Crow. I was a little obsessed with Lachlan. I wasn't sure how I was going to like Ronan as much as Lachlan but I do, if not more.

Ronan has very strange ways. He knows nothing about love and affection. He was raised to be a killer. It is the only thing that he feels that he is good at. He likes to torture while he is interrogating his victims. Thus the reason he is the r
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
I liked this better than the first one because Ronan is a crazy person. He's antisocial, broody, moody, barely speaks, is known as the reaper, has a damaged past, and he stalks the object of his desire. Swoon worthy, I know.

So basically this is all about Ronan being an awkward weirdo and Sasha being awesome and understanding about his hangups. I liked them together because she's sweet to Ronan and that's what he needs. And he's sweet back in his awkward way.

Now on to that crazy Russian, Alexei
Karlyflower *The Vampire Ninja, Luminescent Monster & Wendigo Nerd Goddess of Canada (according to The Hulk)*
4 The-Vampire-Ninja’s-Psychological-Kryptonite Stars

I’ve seen him kill. I’ve tasted his rage too. Tasted it so fiercely that some of it spilled over onto me, tainting me with the mark of the animal that lives inside of him. I crave that animal. I crave everything about this man with his perfect suits and his complete lack of human emotions. Maybe, just maybe, I envy him too.
What it must be like not to feel anything. Anything at all.
I want that for myself.

Ronan Fitzpatrick was reared to be
❤️ Paulette  Alphas Review
Title: ➳ ❤-Reaper
Series ➳ Boston Underground 2#
Author: ➳ A. Zavarelli
Publication: May 19th 2016

ღ Just want say wow … Reaper

➳ Ronan is the Reaper of the Irish Syndicate, but Holy shit he so intensely dark. He has survived abuses that no one should ever have to. He Quiet & lethal- He’s dark & mysterious… Ronan has been watches over Sasha for long he lives & breathe her

Normally I would say that hate stalkers but Ronan has saved Sasha few times now, & lord have mercy he is one of the sexiest da
Aug 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is awesome! Ronan is one of the best heroes! He had such a heartbreaking childhood, but remained such a sweetheart! He totally deserved his HEA. I loved Sasha too! She was a wonderful heroine! Everyone needs to read this! I just loved it!
✰ Liz ✰
"This man is a fortress in his own right."

Reaper is the second book in the Boston Underworld Series. An action-packed mafia romance, Ronan and Sasha's story is my favorite in the series to date! Ronan is a soft-spoken yet lethal mobster who is secretly in love with Sasha a sweet stripper caught up in the Mafia World! Although Ronan wants Sasha, he feels as though he can never have her. Ronan is damaged and scarred from the darkness of his past. Sasha is desperate to break through and help hi
Jacqueline's Reads
Jun 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Tortured Stars

Reaper is a standalone and is part of the Boston Underworld series. I love this author, I love her covers and I love mob stories. I was really excited for this book and all I have to say is one world. RONAN. Oh lord the feelings this man made me feel. It’s an up and down of roller coaster of emotions. I was loving him and then hating him and then loving him again.

Sasha and Ronan’s love story is addictive, intense and one hundred percent passionate.

Sasha is a stripper. She has
4.5 Killed It Stars!
This is book two in the Boston Underworld series. It's Ronan (Reaper) and Sasha's story. Loved the first book in this series and couldn't wait to dive into this book about the quiet killer Ronan known as the Reaper. After reading Crow I had a feeling something was going on between Ronan and Sasha. I'm so glad we got both of their POVS. I was also thrilled we got more of Crow and Mack.

Ronan is Crow's best friend and his right hand man. He's very good at his job. He has a horr
Rebecca Woodward
Apr 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: finished
"5" Golden Stars!!
Omg!! I jumped right in after reading Crow and I am so happy I did. This is Ronan's story and my gosh I love this character. He not only is a hot mob babe he is a survivor. They call him the reaper and is part of the Irish mob. He rescues and helps Sasha from a mobster who is hurting and taking advantage of her by making her do sexual acts. Ronan is secretly in love with her but because of his upbringing he doesn't know how to reciprocate back. This is their story. The Author g
Feb 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars, 2018-reads
5 Stars!

forgot lachlan, where can I purchase a ronan from?

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ / 5 stars
Lead Male Character: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ / 5 stars
Lead Female Character: ★ ★ ★ ★ and a half / 5 stars
Plotline: ★ ★ ★ ★ and a half / 5 stars
Genre: romance, mafia
Will I recommend this book to others?: YES
Will I reread this book?: YES
Overall story summed up in one word: FAN-FREAKING-TASTIC
OMG I just luv Ronan

This book was so good. I ve not read a book like this before and I enjoyed it so much. Ronan's character is just brilliant i liked him so much in Crow. He is very mysterious there is so much to know about him and my heart broken for him so much he as been through a lot growing up and the effects of that still effect him now. Ronan is a very hard person to get close to only people he let's in is Lachlan Lachlan mum and there is also the syndicate there are only a few peop
A. Zavarelli really did outdone herself with the second installment of the Boston Underworld series with tortured hero, Ronan Fitzpatrick.

After finishing Crow, I'm already anticipating Ronan's story very much. He is Lachlan's closest friend, who is such an enigma with his reclusive, quiet self. There seems to be something going on between him and the stripper, Sasha, but never did it occur to me that both of them have such a deep and much complicated connection.


Ronan Fitzpatrick is my favorite
Thanks to Ashleigh Zavarelli for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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I enjoyed every moment of this book, though the beginning started off a bit slow for me.

Trapped and smothered in a life that she seemingly can't escape from, 23 year-old Sasha Varela feels the weight of her poor decisions dragging her down. A Boston native and a dancer with broken dreams, she's running on empty fumes when a secret she shares with a dangerous Irish mobster comes back to haunt them both.
Elfina Renee
Aug 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mafia-romance, cartel
Five blood splattering reads!
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Be still my beating heart. Ronan is more twisted and fruitier then a fruit cake, but I swear I love the tortured man! Dealing in death and making those suffer for betraying the syndicate is all he knows, but he carries a secrete of his own. Pot meets kettle, he's betrayed them to.
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I don't know what to say about Sasha, she's no Mackenzie that for sure, but her story is just as heartbreaking as Ronan. Somehow she brings balance and lightness.
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A. Zavarelli is a USA Today and Amazon bestselling author of dark and contemporary romance.

When she’s not putting her characters through hell, she can usually be found watching bizarre and twisted documentaries in the name of research.

She currently lives in the Northwest with her lumberjack and an entire brood of fur babies.

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Boston Underworld (6 books)
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