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I don't need much.
As the right-hand man to the mob boss,
I have everything I need.
Women, money, power.

I've seen too much,
Hurt too long to want anything more.

But when I hear the screams,
I go into overdrive,
Driven to help a woman in need.

What I didn't realize is she was going to save me.


There's no "happily-ever-after."
There's only heartache and pain.
I learned that th
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Published October 28th 2016 by Drop One Publications
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Can love survive the mayhem?
Get ready to meet Tick in "Mayhem," a hot mafia romance.
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Apr 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Mayhem is the second book in the Twisted Hearts Love Story series, and I believe I enjoyed this one even more than I enjoyed the first. Yes, I had a lot of fun with the first book; however, I was even more addicted to this one.

The first book was a very dark and gritty read, and in comparison, this one almost feels light. It’s not a light read, though. It’s just a different kind of darkness to the first book. We still deal with the mafia world and the challenges attached to it, along with dealing
Apr 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 Stars

Mayhem is the second book in A Twisted Hearts Love Story Series by Autumn Sand. WOW… I was expecting this book to be good, but Ms. Sand has really excelled herself. I LOVED the first book in the series and I really didn’t think any further instalments would have quite the same effect on me- but I was wrong, this story has nudged ahead by a whisker as my firm favourite- so far. Ms. Sands has released instalments of such a high calibre and has created the impressive foundations of a truly i
Jun 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Mayhem by Autumn Sand is book 2 in the Twisted Hearts Love Story series and can be read as a standalone. Book 1, Bedlam, is also available to purchase and a book I would recommend reading as it's well worth the 5 stars I gave it.

Okay, so I've just finished reading Mayhem and because of all the emotions I'm feeling,this review is going to be done in reverse. I'll be starting with my main part of the review and will then recap about the main characters; Tick and Cyma.

Wow! Wow! Wow! I don't even kn
Danielle Marlowe
Apr 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem : A twisted heart love story is written by Autumn Sand. This is a standalone book. But this is the second book in the series. Autumn Sand did a great job on this book. The story is well written. Dante (Tick) is Tony Delaney's right hand man. Dante (Tick) has lived through hell, he lost his woman, and their unborn child, a son. With the sudden lose, his world was shattered. Tick feels he doesn't deserve to be happy, and loved. Tick basically keeps himself numb, he just sleeps with women on ...more
captured. by. words
Jun 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 Effing Stars.

I am that gal that cannot read a book if I do not read the book (or books) that lead up to it no matter if it can be read as a standalone. While I liked the story of Tony and Anaya...I loved the story of Dante and Cyma.

Dante. He knows heartbreak. He knows war. He knows the mob. He knew love once upon a time.

Cyma. She knows heartbreak. She knows struggle. She knows heartache. She believes in a world where there is no happily ever after in life.

Dante is at the right place at the
Jun 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5/5 Stars

Well damn...

I didn't think I could love this book more than the first. But boy, I did. It probably helps that this is Tick's love story, and even though he was a background character in the first novel, I loved him.

I absolutely love how Autumn does alternating POVs for her novels. It allows readers to see both perspectives of the main characters, which ultimately heightens emotions when a misunderstanding or tragedy happens. Plus, it's nice to read a romance from a guy's POV. Especiall
Feb 10, 2017 rated it it was ok
I enjoyed the plot line of Mayhem, it wasn't your average run of the mill love story and that alone was the saving grace of this book. I thought the characters, displayed the honest human emotion of someone experiencing their ordeals and that made them believable, however I feel like the author missed a real opportunity with their development.

For me, it's all about the feels that are the true testament of the book and I didn't experience them with these characters and their story. They didn't dr
Dec 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well I loved this story! This is the first book I have read from Autumn Sand but it won't be the last.

This is a heartwarming story of two lost souls, Dante "Tick", a man who lost his fiancee and unborn son in a terrible accident on the morning of their wedding day.....and Cyma, a woman who is slowing going under in debt, with a very sick child.

They meet by accident when Tick is just in the right place at the right time. There is an immediate attraction, but she fights it.

"You don't know me and
Anita Glover
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem: A Twisted Hearts Love Story is Book Two of the series although it can be read as a standalone. It tells the love story of Dante (aka Tick) and Cyma who meet when he saves her from being assaulted and robbed. Book One: Bedlam, gives a very brief overview of who Dante is although it tells the love story of Tony and Anaya, so it may be better to read Bedlam before reading Mayhem.
Dante (aka Tick) works as a bodyguard, personal assistant and/or hit man, despite the fact that he is underneath
Kelli Delp
Jun 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Mayhem is the second book in the steamy Twisted Hearts Love Story Series by Autumn Sand. It’s told in alternating point of view between the two main characters, Tick and Cyma, with a beautiful epilogue told by Tick. Mayhem can be read as a standalone; however, there are characters and references to events in the first book in the series, Bedlam. Autumn Sand does a great job of a brief explanation to any event if needed though.

On the busy streets of Manhattan, single mother, Cyma finds herself in
Dawn Daughenbaugh
Jun 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 star

Mayhem:A Twisted Hearts Love Story Book Two By Autumn Sand


Mayhem :A Twisted Hearts Love Story is the second book in the Twisted Hearts series,but can be read as a standalone novel This story captured my full attention from the beginning, I was instantly hooked. Dante aka Tick  had a bright future ahead of him,until the very sudden loss of his fiancee and unborn son on the very day they were to be married. He didn't know how to handle this so he went and joined the Marines.He spends four
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem (A Twisted Hearts Love Story Book 2) by Autumn Sand

5 Amazingly Awesome Stars

Cyma is trying to hold down two jobs while still being a good Mom to her daughter who has many medical issues. With mounting medical bills, and loan payments to a terrible man, she does her best to avoid her landlord who wants his 4 months back rent. She's sold all she can to make ends meet and just can't catch a break. With her past causing her to trust no man and a very low self esteem, she just does her best to
Jun 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Mayhem ( A Twisted Hearts Love Story#2)
By: Autumn Sand
4 out of 5 stars
Mayhem is the second book from Autumn Sand in The Twisted Hearts Love Story. Bedlam the first book was awesome. Mayhem is mind blowing. The title prepares you for the drama, twist and turns you will experience reading this book.
Tick ( Dante) was introduced to us in Bedlam. I got a taste and wanted to know so much more about him. Ms Sands did not disappoint me. Tick is plagued by demons! Ghosts of loss from his past of losin
Jenni Bishop
May 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Tick lost everything that sent him into a spiral the only way out was to leave it all behind but for the life of him he could never forget, he didn’t want to forget. Tick is the right hand man to Tony Delaney, boss of the mob, a man he would give his life for, this man was his family. He has everything he needs. Woman with no relationships, the occasional hook up is all he needs to satisfy is basic needs. Money and power go hand in hand. He is a good guy but has done some bad things, things that ...more
Misty Ziegler
Jun 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
****5 stars****
Mayhem by Autumn Sand

Mayhem by Autumn Sand is Book #2 in the Twisted Hearts Love Story book series. This story is what I would consider a modern mafia romance, if that's a genre. I give this book 5 stars. The story follows Danté, who is known by the nickname Tick, who had some major losses early in life, joined the military, then upon leaving the military he found a job as the right-hand man to a mobster. Danté comes across Cyn, a lady with a complicated life, that he instantly wa
Jun 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem is the second book in the Twisted Hearts Series by author Autumn Sand. This book, while it can be read as a standalone, would be more enjoyable being read in order, to get the full experience.
Tick is a good man who has had some tough breaks. As a young man he faces a loss nobody should that shakes up his world and sends him running to the Marines for years. Once he is out of the service he begins working for Tony Delaney and becomes his right hand man, while drowning his own pain in alcoh
Jun 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a quick read! I've been into mob books lately, this one was great. It's the second in the Twisted Hearts series but I picked it up without reading the first. Now I want to go back and read Bedlam!

There are some touchy subjects, childhood cancer and miscarriage. Don't let those stop you, they're integral to the story but the pain they bring breathes life into the characters.

Mayhem revolves around Dante and his yearning to put the past behind him and actually live his life. I love that we ge
Amy Lynn
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem is Book Two on in the Twisted Hearts Series, but is a standalone read. It's a second chance romance, with a protective male doing everything in his power to win over the female he has claimed.

The author does a great job at portraying the heartbreaking emotions experienced by main character Dante aka Tick. tragedy strikes and we see clearly that even men break down in the face of loss.

Cyma hasn't had an easy life, and it shows in her reluctance to let Dante into her life. having faced he
Lyndsey Fairley
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem by Autumn Sand
5 stars

Mayhem was the first book I've read by Autumn Sand and I was blown away. So much happens in this book but I never felt it was too much. I was gripped from the beginning and wasn't able to put the book down. This is the second book in this series, but can be read as a standalone. Told in dual POV of the two main characters,you get to see all aspects of the story from the person you're wanting at the right time.
Dante aka Tick, suffered the worst loss on the day that sho
May 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem by Autumn Sand is the second book in her “Twisted Love Story” series. It follows up from the previous book, “Bedlam”. I was so excited to continue on with these characters I fell in love with and new ones that I was introduced too. Thinking I was continuing with the first set of people, I was surprised it was with the other lead from Bedlam, Tick. Tick is a hot, alpha ex marine who I adored. He is full of personality. I really loved seeing a whole other side of him. Finding out exactly ho ...more
United Indie Book Blog
Dec 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
We meet Dante aka Tick as an innocent young man on the verge of getting married to his high school sweetheart and becoming a daddy . Then tragedy strikes and it feels like my heart is being ripped out !

Tick never really got over the loss of his little family . I'm just grateful that he had the support and unconditional love of his folks. I don't think it was easy for them , they not only lost loved ones that day but to a degree they also lost their son .....

Now don't get me wrong Tick isn't a b
May 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic unexpected story! The first unexpected part was the prologue. I sure didn’t expect it to hit me right in my heart! The rest of the story continues to keep me falling for Autumn Sand's characters! I know there are a few that are deserving of their own book!
My first reaction to Tick was actually in Book One, Bedlam. Tick? Ewww that’s a nasty little bug. Thankfully there’s a better reason for this nickname. This story can be read as a stand alone but there are references to book o
Carissa Anelli
Jun 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem is the second book in the A Twisted Hearts Love Story series and it is definitely not a stand alone book in my opinion. You need to read the first one to understand what is going on in the story and where they are today. Autumn Sands writing gets me in trouble I start the book with the intention of reading a few chapters then going on about my day next thing i know I am 21 chapters deep and it's 2 hours past when i should be going to bed. That is just how good these stories are and her wr ...more
Mayhem (Twisted Hearts Love Story #2) by Autumn Sand was a pretty okay read, full of drama, romance, and heavy feels.

My first read from this author, I went in with an open mind as this book is a little out of my comfort zone. The plot line was good, the opening was a right kick to the feels, what a heavy way to start a book. I have to say, I don't know if it that was the right choice. Not that is wasn't well written or interesting, it just sets a specific heavy tone for the book, and moving ont
Karyn Taylor
Apr 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem is the 2nd book in the Twisted Hearts Love Story series by Autumn Sand. Although there are recurring characters, each book can be read as a standalone. I had not read the first book Bedlam before reading Mayhem and did not feel that I was missing any key parts to the story. Although, now that I have read Mayhem and really enjoyed it, I’d like to go back and discover Tony and Anaya’s story.
Dante (or Tick as he’s also known) is Tony’s right hand man. He still hasn’t got over the death of hi
Katie Kearney
Jun 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mayhem by Autumn Sand is the second book in the twisted hearts love story series. It is considered a stand-alone book but I do suggest reading the first as those characters are mentioned in this book. From the very first page this book grabs hold of you and doesn’t let go. Get ready to buckle up for an emotional rollercoaster ride in this story about Tick and Cyma.
Tick is his bosses Right hand man in all things, he’s experienced heartbreak that no man should have to. He’s a protector through an
Jun 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Oh no, I will warn you that this story starts off in a heartbreaking way. It grabs your attention right in the first chapter- hard. Mayhem is book two in the Twisted Hearts Love Story series by Autumn Sand. I didn’t read book one and I wasn’t lost or confused so it totally can be read as a stand alone.

I love Cyma’s sass and strength. I see that Tick wants to protect her and watch out for her, but love that before she met him she was doing the best she could with what she had. There’s a strength
Jun 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
Mayhem by Autumn Sand is the second in the Twisted Hearts Love Story series. This is a standalone book and can be read and enjoyed separately from the other books in the series. The book is about Dante “Tick” and Cyma. Tick has been through a lot in his life and in the process lost much of what he cherished. Cyma is a single mom who is dealing with her own challenges. The two meet each other in the most unlikely of ways. Afterwards Cyma sees Tick as her knight in shining armor.
Tick is the right
Lynn Jones
Jun 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
by: Autumn Sand
4 Stars
Wow what a story. This is a fast paced emotional read. It starts off with Dante looking his high school sweetheart and unborn son. He never really got over looking his family, but his parents gave him all the l I 've he needed, but they realized that they would never get a part of their son back. Dante works for Tony, his right hand and Tony is trying to make all his business legit.
Cyma has had a tough life, her husband was a complete jerk who ends up walking out when
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Autumn Sands was born and raised in New York City. Considering herself a true New Yorker in every way from the restaurants that she eats to the shoe fetish she has. Oh yes at one time Autumn has had a shoe collection of 300 and has the credit card statements to prove it. Other than shoe shopping she has various interests such as reading, writing, and traveling. Autumn has worked in the fashion ind ...more

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Twisted Hearts Love Story (4 books)
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