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4.14  ·  Rating details ·  15,638 ratings  ·  1,175 reviews
I shouldn’t have remembered him.
He was just a guy who walked through a restaurant. I didn't know his name. We never made eye contact. There was no connection between us at all.
But I could feel him.
The tingle down my spine. The command in his presence. The snap of tension in the air around him. That was the first time I saw him, and I was captivated.
The second time was diff
Paperback, 314 pages
Published February 27th 2017
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Feb 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Addison Bowman has been through hell and survived, or at least she's trying to. After seeing her husband die in a crash it's been hard for her to move on. When her friend tells her about an exclusive apartment building that has an opening she decides it's time to move out of the house she shared with her husband, What she didn't expect though was to run into Cole, and the effect he would have on her life.

This is a book that brings a lot of questions with
2.5 Stars

Overall Opinion: This just wasn't my cuppa. It's no secret that I'm not a huge fan of fade to black scenes, but this took it to another level. We have a casual sexual relationship that consists of two nights together that were faded out to spare the sex details, and then we are to believe they are all of a sudden in love? I feel like I missed a lot. And I'm not just saying the sex details. I needed to understand that progression from lust to love! Fade to black only works for me if I f
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

Looking forward to meeting Cole Mauricio!

Release: February 27, 2017
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Book Blurb:
I shouldn’t have remembered him.
He was just a guy who walked through a restaurant. I didn't know his name. We never made eye contact. There was no connection between us at all.
But I could feel him.
The tingle down my spine. The command in his presence. The snap of tension in the air around him. That was the first time I saw him, and I was captivated.
The second time wa
❤️ Paulette's  Alphas Review
Title: ➳ ❤ Cole
Author: ➳ Tijan

ღ I cannot even tell you how great this story is! This was one of those books that you couldn’t put down easily, it is well written & very put together, the characters were so easy to fall in love ♥●•
► I am struggling with my words, so my review doesn’t reveal anything that may be a spoiler.

➳Addison Bowman/Sailor, & Liam moved to Chicago two years ago, for Liam’s job. He was the newest counselor at the Haven Center.

➳You would think that at thirty years ago sh
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COLE: The mafia genre is one of my highest one click fetishes, so anything mafia I tend to jump on it, add in a favourite author like Tijan and I was beyond excited to get my grabby claws onto this..

Thirty year old Addison Bowman is still recovering from a devastating blow which shook her world to the core, when she witnessed her husband dying right in front of her eyes by being taken out by a drunk driver, nothing ever prepared her for what transpired right before her very
Bookworm Extraordinaire
Feb 19, 2017 rated it really liked it


descriptionThis cover is just OK. It's a little boring in my opinion. Nothing about it says "READ ME" and it doesn't give a good representation of the story within. It is just kind of "MEH" overall.description

descriptionA year ago Addison lost her husband Liam to a drunk driver. Haunted by his memory and encouraged by her best friend Sia, Addi decides it is time to make some changes and moves into The Mauricio. A very exclusive, very expensive building that no one is quite sure who owns. There she runs into the attractive and
Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
Mar 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
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It's been a year since Addison lost her husband, Liam, to a drunk driver. She's been barely living.
"Everything was dull. Grey. Black. White."

With the support of her best friend, Sia, she takes the huge step of finally putting her house on the market in an attempt to move on. She ends up moving into a coveted unit in The Mauricio, a building that is not only expensive and exclusive, but it's shrouded in mystery. And the mystery doesn't end there because she th
Stacey is Sassy
Loving the bad boy...

I'm going to be nice and leave my rating at 4-stars, but to be honest, I didn't really like the narration of Cole. I do not understand having a dual narration if the male narrator is only narrating for five minutes. Why even bother? The female narrator does an OK job but I found her voice a little too high pitched and she doesn't change it up much for each of the characters she portrays.

Listening to Cole was a little different to how I remembered the storyline when I read it
Jan 31, 2017 rated it really liked it

4.5 "Cole" stars

Addison Bowman/Sailor lost her husband Liam to a tragic hit and run accident, and still a whole year after she's barely living. She's there, but not really present. She's going through motion and life on authomatism more than anything else, trying to move on but not really trying per se.
Everything was dull. Grey. White.

She's hanging around her best friend Sia, who's vibrant persona keeps Addison somewhat interested in the things around her. And when Sia nudges her to
Christine B
Jan 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mafia
This was a really good read, yes it was a Mafia Kingpin but a romance/love story. Addison Bowman/Sailor was a widow, she was trying to get her life back together after losing her husband Liam in a drunk driver hit & run. Thinking their house was hunted by her dead husband Addison decided to move. Addison husband Liam left her a fortune so she could go anywhere. That is when her best friend Sia gave her a lead to one of the outstanding looking buildings in Chicago downtown that they had been admi ...more
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4 ★★★★ Stars

Genre: Romance / Mafia
Type: Standalone
POV: First Person – Dual

"I came to you, and the ghosts left me."

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Addison Bowman after the death of her husband and unable to move on; she finally decides to start fresh. Moving out of her husband's house and into an exclusive apartment building was the first step to her new life. Addison is soon to find new hope in her life and a lover she truly was not expecting.

"He was beautiful like a fallen
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
Feb 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
Full review posted 2/28/17
This quote sums up my thoughts perfectly. “It was breathtaking. That was the art I appreciated”

Cole Mauricio is my mother-effing dude!! If you’re looking for a dark, dangerous, and sexy AF hero; you’re talking about Cole. He did it for me in a big way!

“He was startlingly beautiful. His hair was dark, almost black, and cut short. He had chiseled cheekbones and dark eyes that weren’t like the others…They were there to take orders, and this was the guy who gave them
Jacqueline's Reads
Jul 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
I haven’t read a Tijan book in a long time. I stopped reading the Fallen Crest series and I’ve been meaning to pick something up because I know the feels this author can give me.

I will say this. I was hesitant from reading Cole because the reviews have been meh. I also didn’t want a dramatic read (based on the cover), but the cover was misleading to me (not to the general public) just to me because I mistaken this one for a darker read, which it wasn’t. Shame on me.

I liked Cole, it wasn’t like
Sep 15, 2016 rated it liked it
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3.5 stars

I love mafia romances, it is one of my favorite subgenres. I was excited to get started on this book, and I really enjoyed the first half of the book. Addison was a very likable character, she had been through a very rough patch and was trying to find her way in life again. Thankfully she had her bestie Sia, who dragged her out of the house to socialize on many occasions. This book felt very mysterious, and the main male character Cole wa
Karen Mc
Jan 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing

I’ve had to do a lot of things I don’t like to do. But I’m not as black as I’m painted. I’m human. I’ve got a heart in me. ~Al Capone

I just devoured Cole by Tijan Meyer in one sitting!!! Cole was INSTA-LOVE!!! I could not stop reading. My heart is still beating out of my chest. My pulse is still pounding. This story is still spinning around in my head. What an ADRENALINE RUSH!!! Cole is a roller coaster of a mafia romance, a hypnotizing and heart-racing ride of BREATHLESS BLISS!!!

The first few
NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
***4 "I choose you!!!" stars***

"If you can’t numb the heartbreak, use it to fuel something productive."

And now, i have to read Carter Reed ASAP!!!!
This duet is from the books that i still haven't read by Tijan and since Carter Reed had a part on Cole, now I'm way too curious for his story!!!! Arrrr....
No, don't you worry if you haven't read Carter Reed yet, Cole is a standalone, of course!!!!
As you can understand, i liked and this book by my beloved Tijan!!!! Not as much as the Bennett M
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
This book is all about having a case of the Hot-Guy-itis. You know how when you see a guy that's so hot you know if he said come to my secluded home on an island in Greenland, you'd say YES. Whereas normally, you'd be thinking how that guy probably wants to murder you or turn you into a sex slave in his secluded island house in a country where you don't speak the language. This dude is so hot, you're ok with it.

Addison lost her husband a year ago and to get over the loss she moves into a super
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Oct 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

I liked it enough to keep reading 'til the end, but I wish the relationship between Cole (H) and Addison (h) had more time to develop before they became a couple. I kinda just wanted them to have more scenes getting to know each other and all that. None of the side characters really stood out to me aside from Carter Reed and Emma, but it's only cause I'm aware they have their own story (which I still need to get to) lmaoo. I liked Cole but, for being the head of the mafia, I didn't
Sep 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: wiseguys
I can't wait for this to come out, the summary alone gives me goosebumps.

Shannon Moore
Sep 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
I'm afraid I'm having a bit of a hard time with Tijan's books, in the sense that I don't really know how to feel about them. This was the second book I've read of hers in about two weeks, and I have similar problems with each.

First off, the heroine. The heroine in this book I did like better than the last, until she just stopped doing anything exciting. The first 50% or so I thought she was good! Likeable, putting her live back together, I liked her thoughts about Cole, etc. But then once this
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Title: Cole
Author: Tijan
Category: Romance, Mafia
Series or Standalone: Standalone
POV: Dual POVs
Plot: 5
Characters: 5
Scorching Level: 5
HEA: Not telling


Riveting, gripping and passionate! I love Tijan's writing and this book had me hooked from the start. An excellent blend of mafia, romance and suspense!
When Addison meets the enigmatic Cole, she has no idea who he is and what he does. All she knows is that he is imposing, handsome and elusive. When their chance meeting starts becomin
Jul 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: highly-recommend
Absolutely taken by surprise!!! The second half of this book was ever so endearing. I loved it. I cried and that hasn’t happened in a VERY long time lol. I will most definitely be reading more books by Tijan
MG *Bury Me with My Kindle.. & a REALLY Long Charger*
4 stars

In a word: Addictive

Fair warning: once you start this book and get a couple of chapters in, you will not want to put it down. This is the first book I have read by this author, though I now realize that there are "prequels" (a couple of books about one of the "supporting cast" in this story), so I will definitely be putting them toward the top of my tbr list! But this book can easily be read as a standalone.

Addison had been widowed for a year when this story kicks off, and she is still gr
Mar 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Cole by Tijan is the first book I've read by this author and it won't be the last as I'm looking forward to reading more.
I've not read a Mafia romance book in a long time, but this one had a bit of everything in it from heart ache , falling in love , a little naughtiness , action/suspense and a few embarrassing moments at the beginning which can make you giggle.
It's an quick easy paced book which makes it really enjoyable to read and can be read in an afternoon.
I would definitely recommend this
Amanda Brown
Mar 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
There have been so many great releases so far this year. I am feeling overwhelmed trying to keep up. Cole intrigued me the second I seen the cover and read the blurb. I mean, you're crazy if you weren't at least a little curious.

Although I have heard of Tijan, I have yet to read any of her books until Cole. This may have been a mistake because I should have probably started with the Carter Reed series. I have a tendency to make this mistake often. It is nearly impossible to keep track of this st
Kay's Blushing Book Reviews
Mafia romance are amongst my favorite reads and Tijan delivered all the feels in this one.
I loved the intense connect between Addison and Cole. The story created a mysteriousness that kept me intruiged and engaged right through. The Characters are well developed and grow throughout the story. I really enjoyed the natural flow to the story and Tijan's writing style, I will be looking for more books from this author !
Violina N
First book by Tijan - fan girl down! LOVEEEED IT! COLE YOU OWN MY HEART! Review to come!
Bindi Boo
Mar 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 stars

Another dark-ish romance read! LOVED it.
First book by this author(i think).. definitely going to check out her other books
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Apr 17, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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3.5 Stars!!

Let me start by saying that this was my first Tijan book and although I didn't fall head over heels in love, I did enjoy it very much. That said, I think I would have enjoyed it more had I read the Carter Reed looks prior to this one, it seemed like Cole's story started there?

Addison (Addi) is a widow who's husband was killed by a drunk driver. She's been a widow for a year and is having difficulties moving on. She still lives in the house they shared, has frequent nightmares and
aNneMarLi - Chatterbooks Book Blog
It’s not a mafia story. It’s a love story.

When you're a fan of Tijan even if you haven't read any of her works and yet you keep on tabs with her new releases, such a fool. And that's me! I regret it big time of for taking it so long to finally read her work. So I started it with Cole...
He was the leader of the mafia. I was about to all in love with him, and his name is Cole Mauricio.

Ho-lee guacamole! This book is genius! I wasn't just about to fall in love with Cole b
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