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Riddick (The Saints #1)

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From USA Today Best Selling Author comes the first book in a series of standalone's.
The Saints Series.
She told me Heaven would knock on my door one day.
That I would be swept away from the hell I lived in.
She was right about one thing and so wrong about the other.
Heaven came in the form of an angel just like she said.
An angel.
And then.
My life became hell.
ebook, 300 pages
Published December 5th 2016 by Kathy Coopmans
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Dec 04, 2016 XxTainaxX rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars. Sometimes love forces you to make difficult decisions that cause a hurt unlike any felt before and evil shamelessly manipulates the beautiful bond formed when two people are meant to be. That is what Cora and Riddick experienced, but time did not dull what they once felt. While the plot seemed a bit of a stretch, it was quite entertaining. Riddick, a former bad boy turned police officer, has kept the Cora-shaped space in his heart vacant, even when he thought his love was gone forever ...more
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TITLE: Riddick
SERIES: (The Saints, #1)
AUTHOR: Kathy Coopmans
CHAPTERS: Prologue | 22 | Epilogue

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RIDDICK: Spoken in 'Dual Perspectives' This is my first time read by this author but it won't be the last. I really need to check out this authors other works!!

In the first chapter we get a feel of the taboo secret relationship between these two star crossed lovers hidden under wraps between Cora and Riddick, they both knew war would
Lea ★
ARC kindly provided by TRSOR promotions.

Kathy Coopmans is a new author for me and I was very excited when I received my advance readers copy of Riddick, first book in her new series... I loved the blurb and I had a feeling this will be one heck of a read. I was right! Hooked from the first page!
Kathy created two strong characters brought together after 12 years apart.
They suffered, and endured so much tragedy. I loved them both equally.

Riddick was a true alpha male, ex military, motor bike ri
A powerful love and an intense second chance romance

3 stars

I’m such a sucker for this kind of storyline, and as soon as I saw blurb for this book, I knew I had to read it. This is my first read by Kathy Coopmans and I was easily caught up in the intensity of her story of two tormented souls finding their way back to each other.

Cora and Riddick were a modern-day Romeo and Juliette – falling in love as teenagers from rival families, only to be torn apart in violent, heartbreaking circumstances.

Jan 02, 2017 Juanita rated it really liked it
Shelves: z-z
3.5 My Angel stars

Cora is secretly dating Riddick, which is forbidden as their families are enemies. They are torn apart at a young age due to believing the other was dead.

Painfully they try to move on but unexpectedly twelve years later they find each other. Loved their reunion.

"You wreck me in a way I never want to come back from"

My first book by this author. Looking forward to Jude's story.
AC Book Blog (Anne Christine)
Jan 06, 2017 AC Book Blog (Anne Christine) rated it really liked it
Wow! Okay that was an intense read!!!! This is a motorcycle/gang plot which is not my usual pick but the writing was so good plus all the twists and turns kept me intrigued the whole time.

Cora and Riddick’s family have been enemies from the start. Cora is the daughter of an ex-gang leader. Both of her parents have been murdered supposedly by Riddick’s father. The only relative Cora’s got left is her brother and she was ordered to stay away for Riddick. So when Cora’s brother found out that Cora
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Nov 25, 2016 ♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ rated it really liked it
Shelves: 10-kindle, 14-arc

I just finished reading Riddick (The Saints #1) by Kathy Coopmans. It was not my first book by this author so I was positive I was going to like her writing style (and I was right to assume so).

But you are probably wondering just now “Isn’t that an MC romance?” – Yes it is..
Further you might be asking “and YOU chose to read it?” – Yes I did

I understand your surprise – believe me – I was surprised too and I took some time considering if I wanted to read this book. Really “normal” MC romances are
Shari Kay
Dec 27, 2016 Shari Kay marked it as dnf
Read the sample...not for me. Author's style
Dec 09, 2016 Virginia rated it it was amazing
Riddick is my first book by Kathy and it will not be my last!

Riddick and Cora have a complicated story. They were together when they were young but in less than an ideal situation. Twelve years have passed. Both think the other is dead. Then they meet again one day unexpectedly.

I was hooked on this book. Hooked. Riddick just attracted me to him in every way possible. He is one sexy man. Holy smokes. That man and his larger than life personality- OMG. He is possessive and protective and takes con
Nov 22, 2016 Alecia rated it it was amazing
It took me some time to come up with the words that express how i feel about this novel. Riddick is a novel that pulled at every single one of my heartstrings. I'm in awe of this story line!

Riddick starts with an immensely dark beginning. We are introduced to a seventeen year old Cora looking death in the eyes. Forced to make a decision between life and death. Forced to choose between the love she has for Riddick or the life of her unborn child. After given an ultimatum by her jackass of a brot
Nov 22, 2016 Meredith rated it it was amazing
There is so much depth and emotion in this book. It is a heart wrenching, beautiful second chance romance that is very powerful. My heart literally ached from the pain you feel from the words and tears always seem to be at the surface.
Cora's brother tried to break her, but she had an inner strength he didn't realize. She also had courage, will to live and a heart full of love for Riddick.
Riddick lost his heart and soul when he thought he lost Cora. He was living only half alive. She was his love
Nov 27, 2016 Jewels_The_Book_Nerd rated it really liked it
I'm in tears.
So many emotions are running through my head as I finished the very last page. I cried, laughed, and wanted to fling my tablet across the room more than a few times to be honest. Riddick was a character you couldn't help but fall in love with. He lost his one true love, his soft place to land. She was his sun and he was her moon. They were soul mates, until one night everything changed and she was gone............

Fast forward twelve years later......

He see's his one and only, Cora.
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I have read a few of Kathy’s books and they are all great but I think I have to say Riddick is my Favourite so far.

I had tears in my eyes from the prologue.

I didn’t know what to expect when I went into this book.

From the start, I was hooked with Riddick and Cora’s story.

When Cora’s brother forces her to leave and warns her to have nothing to do with Riddick ever again, Or he will kill her.

12 years after she leaves,
Riddick and Cora
Latisha Clark
Oct 26, 2016 Latisha Clark rated it it was amazing
I'm just speechless Kathy.. I cried with this book. Once I started reading I just couldn't put it down. The way Kathy writes is amazing it's like your right there seeing it all take place while your reading the words. Riddick and Cora have this relationship that only comes around once in a lifetime and it was ripped apart from them by a horrible person. You will experience heart ache, love, and hatred in this book. You won't be wrong in choosing this one. I just hate we have to wait till the spr ...more
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From the beginning, this book had a Romeo and Juliet feel. Two families that were completely against each other, lives lost (through murder), and the two children from the family secretly in love. Of course, both are unaware of who each other are when they met and immediately are attracted to each other. But we all know how the love story goes...

Cora and her brother are the only two left in their family after their parents are gunned down,
Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
5 Stars!

Kathy Coopmans is hands down a fantastic storyteller. She can weave magic in her stories.. full of steam, suspense, twists, turns, and passion. Her books mesmerize me and her words soothe my heart and soul. I have always been a fan of work.. since day one. After reading this book, I have to say... Riddick will go down not only as a top favorite book of 2016 for me but the best this author has written... to date.

Riddick is a fast paced, second chance romance that will keep you on the edg
Maria Angie Mendoza
Dec 04, 2016 Maria Angie Mendoza rated it really liked it
Hot, intense, gritty and explosive, I really enjoyed the story of Riddick and Cora. Two tortured souls who became each other's souls mates since childhood. However as fate would have it, their families are enemies and tragic circumstance beyond their control tore them apart. Trying to move on without the other, they unexpectedly find each other 12 years later. Despite their love being just as passionate and passionate as before, their past demons return.
The story of Riddick and Cora was well dev
Stacy Hahn
Nov 27, 2016 Stacy Hahn rated it it was amazing
Riddick it's one of those books that I could read over and over again. There is no love quite like your first love. It is unforgettable and a once in a lifetime thing. Imagine finding out you are pregnant by the love of your life and then having that love ripped away from you. To make it worse, it was by someone who should love and protect you, but beat you instead. My heart was torn in pieces watching the pain and suffering. Cora endured so much but she had grace and strength to pull herself to ...more
Dec 03, 2016 Sarah rated it it was amazing
Cora-girl turned into a woman the same day of one that brings joy and one the will haunt her for years down the road.

Riddick-the exterior of a bad boy but has the heart of a lover with killer protective instincts.

Over ten years later when they find each other again after events tear them apart, your heart and panties will melt at their love as their story continues.

Family is not always about blood but who you want it to be.
Nov 25, 2016 Julie rated it it was amazing
This is a book full of emotion, and a real page turner, Riddick and Cora loved each other so much and then their future together is taken away from them by a cruel person. Riddick joins the army and now works for the Government but he never forgot Cora - she's in his soul - he'll love her for ever.
There's love and heartache abound in this story, so expect to shed a tear or two - I did.
The development of the plot will keep you reading until the last page, the story is so engaging - you won't want
Nov 21, 2016 Vickie rated it it was amazing
Kathy Coopmans never let me down. I own all her books on my kindle and all but 2 in paperback. At the moment this will be the third. Kathy keeps you on your toes with all the twist and turns, she really has twisted mind.

After Riddick loses his mom his dad gives him permission to open his own chapter of Hell's Angels but is that what he really wants?

Cora lost both her parents by being shot coming out on their front door so she definitely doesn't want anything to do with motorcycle gangs.

Riddick a
Jamie H
Nov 16, 2016 Jamie H rated it it was amazing
There are so many reasons that I am a reader of Kathy Coopmans, and Riddick brings out every single one. From the first page you are entwined with each character as they come to life for the reader. All the joy, heartache, terror, uncertainty, love and every other feeling Riddick, Cora and the entire cast go through, you are right there with them. I needed a tissue by chapter 2 and was cheering by the end. In classic Kathy style, she's got me wanting more of The Saints.
Nov 20, 2016 Christine rated it it was amazing
Wow. Riddick is one complicated man. He has lived a long hard life. Thinking things that weren't true. Cora is one caring female. Who has thought thing we're one way when they weren't. When they find each other again it is one complicated explosively hot reconciliation. This book is full of all the feels. I loved this story from the start. A absolute must read.
Eileen Robinson
Feb 03, 2017 Eileen Robinson rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star-reads, arcs
Read and Reviewed on behalf of my blog .... Bangor Belle Book Besties

Riddick and Cora, young teenagers in love. That in itself is a huge problem, they are both children of Rival MC Gang Leaders. After the deaths of Cora’s parents, her life is torn apart when she is forced to leave town never to return, and under the impression that Riddick is dead. Twelve years later, her world is rocked to the core yet again, when she finds out that not only is Riddick not dead, he’s alive and well and her new
So, to begin with, this is my first read from Kathy Coopmans and all I have to say is "What the H-E-double L was I thinking??!!" I have no excuse whatsoever, but let me tell you, Riddick will definitely not be my last!

OhhhhhEmmmmmGeeeeee!!! I love a good second-chance romance, especially if the H is an intense, over-the-top sexy Alpha, and the h is a feisty, sassy, strong woman who takes no BS! Riddick Murdock and Cora Barrick are all that....and soooo much more!

"You wreck me in a way I never wa
4 My Angel stars,

I loved Riddick. A second chance romance filled with danger,action,Alpha hotness and regrets bound in a gripping plot.

Told in dual pov's.

He's the only man who can quench my thirst. Create a Sinner out of a woman he calls angel. God help me, because right now I don't feel like one.

A Romeo and Juliette romance, Riddick is the son to an MC president and Cora is the daughter of a gangster family.

Riddick Murdock. All man. Powerful. Mine. A dirty book come to life.

When Cor
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She told me Heaven would knock on my door one day.
That I would be swept away from the hell I lived in.
She was right about one thing and so wrong about the other.
Heaven came in the form of an angel just like she said.
An angel.
And then.
My life became hell.
She disappeared. Vanished.
I left. Went to war. Killed. All for her.
Every face was the man who took her.
Every dream filled with her.
For twelve years I ex
Feb 09, 2017 Brandi rated it liked it
I liked this book.

Absolutely LOVED Riddick & Cora together. I was so happy when they reunited after 12 long years! Making up for all that lost time with one another was beautiful; Riddick bonding with Ethan, finally getting the chance to go out on their first date, the hot wall sex... It all felt so good & so right. :)

What kinda slowed things down for me? The inner monologuing by both of the main characters was tedious at times, the set-up for Tyson's book confused me a bit & the cl
Beverly Preston
Dec 19, 2016 Beverly Preston rated it it was amazing
Fantastic, highly-charged love story about second chances. Riddick is one badass motherf*cker! I loved Riddick and Cora's story. Well done, Kathy!
Melissa ***BITCH, I'M READING!***
This one just wasn't working for me.. the writing was different from what I normally like.. and the repetitive use on the wordsheaven and hell.. angel.. we get it ya know?!?
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