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Four Crows

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“You’ll have to forgive me, Darlin’, for all the unforgiveable things I’m about to do…”

Loyalty is never easy – especially when you’re forced to choose between family and the man you would do anything to possess…

Born into a world that no child should endure, Magpie “Maggie” Crow is doted on by her loving father and over protective brothers. As much as she loves them, she fe
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    Arianna✦❋SteamyReadsBlog❋✦

    Review to come...

    Eve Recinella (Between The Bookends)
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    description So where in the world do I begin with this review? Why have I never read anything by this author before? This is a serious oversight that I will be correcting in the very near future.

    This book was HEARTBREAKING. This book was COMPLEX. This book was VIOLENT. This book made me CRY. This book made me ANGRY. This book RIPPED ME T
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    warhawke
    Feb 22, 2017 warhawke rated it it was amazing
    Recommends it for: Thriller/suspense lovers
    Genre: Dark/Romantic Thriller
    Type: Standalone
    POV: First Person - Dual
    Rating:




    Elliot McLoughlin was a young soldier working hard to support his family. But when he came home, it was to an empty one. For years he was obsessed with finding out what happened to his wife and son. Finally he had a breakthrough and was ready for revenge no matter what or who in his path.

    Maggie Crow was born and raised sheltered by her family. As a young girl, she was taught the value of secrecy and loyalty. As she grew
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    Selene
    Feb 18, 2017 Selene rated it liked it
    Recommends it for: Lovers of Romantic Suspense
    3.5 stars

    Elliott's obsession and determination to find out what happened to his missing wife and son leads him down a fiery warpath of revenge. They disappeared years ago while he was serving in the Marine Corps, and while he searched endlessly for all traces of them after being released, there wasn't any concrete evidence or helpful hints from the police to guide him. So Elliott takes matters into his own hands. Along the way, he's deceitful, cunning, and justice-driven in order to get the answ
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    CC
    4.25 Stars!



    Maggie Crow was raised by her stern father and two older brothers in an isolated small town. Knowing from a young age that her childhood was abnormal, she obeyed and learned to lie in order to protect her family despite the horrors that surrounded her. At 18 years of age, she is about to learn what her father has planned but fate is about to deal her a different hand.

    “When all you have is the worst of the lot, the worst becomes your normal because it’s all you’ve ever known.”

    Elli
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    Loyda
    Feb 19, 2017 Loyda rated it really liked it
    Shelves: arc-netgalley, f-br
    4.5 Stars...Review to post by release date!



    F(BR) with shhluts CC & War!...I'll be the one in the middle.

    Expresso
    Feb 20, 2017 Expresso rated it it was amazing
    Never say never. I said I would never read another taboo story. The cheesy teacher/student, step-daddy or brother, cousin, daddy best friend, trendy, over played, over-exposed, exploited corniness ......uggghhhh! Enough already! Then White comes in like a thief in the night proudly taunting this taboo and emotional perfection! The age taboo isn't an issue in this story. There are sooooo many "wtf" in this story, the age difference is merely a blip on the radar!

    The one consistent thing with White
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    Shabby- BookBistroBlog
    Feb 20, 2017 Shabby- BookBistroBlog rated it it was amazing
    Complicated was too simple a word for the position in which I found myself. Dangerous was more like it… or disastrous.
    And that about sums up the story. There's a Sense of Dread that runs central in the story. Maggie is the Fourth Crow in the Family of Four Crows. As black and as ominous as the real crows, the Crows move from town to town just before a storm, but they leave a trail of destruction in their wake. Only their's are silent, the crime scenes wiped clean, footprints burnt to the ground
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    Laura- BookBistroBlog
    Feb 18, 2017 Laura- BookBistroBlog rated it it was amazing
    4.5 Thrilling Stars

    Revenge-to avenge (oneself or another) usually by retaliating in kind or degree…And that my friends is what Elliott strives to accomplish. Returning early from serving time in the military, Elliot is faced with a missing wife and child. No longer any good serving his country to provide for his wife and child, he was discharged. Now we follow him as he seeks to make and and all suffer for what has happened to his family. After 14 years, has a clue finally become a reality in f
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    Tricia Bartley (iScream Books)
    Maggie has been sheltered all her life....she hears them screaming...but that is normal when they don't do what daddy says.

    "Why is she screaming like that?" " They're just having fun, I guess. Grown ups are so weird," I answered. "You don't have to be scared. As long as your mommy gets enough sleep tonight, she'll wake up in time to go to the farm with us tomorrow."

    Holy Shit Ya'll!!!! This book is Cray...Cray!!!! And why would I think anything different cuz if you have read anything from Lily W
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    Shari Kay
    Feb 19, 2017 Shari Kay marked it as maybe-maybe-not
    know nothing about this author. Will need to check for safety
    Timitra
    Feb 18, 2017 Timitra rated it liked it
    Rated 3.5 Stars

    I'm very conflicted on Four Crows on one hand I liked even loved certain parts of it and on the other hand there were parts of it that I didn't necessarily care for or enjoy and no it's not the dark parts. Truth be told I didn't really think it was dark. My issues with this book stemmed from the characters.

    Elliott is supposed to be a tortured hero but it felt to me like more unnecessary angst than anything. Where Maggie is concerned I did not like the choices she made, I felt the
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    Janie
    Feb 23, 2017 Janie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    I have a love/hate relationship with this book. It grabbed my heart in its skeletal talons with the prologue and didn't release me from its death grip until the epilogue. I was devastated that such evil does exist in this world. I was angry that absolute evil can pluck innocence from the hearts and lives of people who are simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Although the author was never overly graphic in her descriptions my imagination conjured up images that kept me up at night. Did I ...more
    Renee
    Feb 21, 2017 Renee rated it it was amazing
    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review for Stephanie's Book Reports.

    Maggie Crow has been born into a family that nightmares are made of. Her father and brothers though protect her like crazy. Maggie loves them all but she fears them. Especially when she learns what they are really up to.

    Elliot McLaughlin joined the U.S. Marines right after high school to support his wife and son. He never expected to have a family so soon but they were his world. He would do whatever i
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    Carla
    Feb 18, 2017 Carla rated it it was amazing
    *I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

    **Carla's Five Star "Chill Inducing" Review

    Warning-this is a very dark read, so please take that into consideration before reading.

    I freakin' love Lily White! She knows how to craft a story that is sure to mess with your mind and maybe leave you messing your pants as well! lol. For real though, imagine Stephen King and Wes Craven somehow came together to produce a child, that child would be Lily White.

    Maggie Crow is a young woman t
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    Phyl
    Feb 21, 2017 Phyl rated it really liked it
    Deprave as it's best. This is not a romantic story it's full of the evils of the world
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    Michelle
    Feb 08, 2017 Michelle rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: beta-read
    Four Crows is a powerful emotional read that will mess with you sense of right & wrong.

    The Male Crow family members are pure evil through & through but a strong writer has the skills to mess with your mind and although evil is seen a ray of light and forgiveness shone through for one member which I have questioned myself about.

    Maggie Crow is trapped in a small world, she has everything she needs and is worshipped by her family not always in the best ways.

    Elliott is a broken shell of a m
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    J.M. Walker
    Feb 07, 2017 J.M. Walker rated it it was amazing
    I received an advanced copy of this book.
    Review to come on release day.
    Kara Duhl
    Feb 18, 2017 Kara Duhl rated it it was amazing
    Whoa! Lily definitely chilled me to the bone with this dark read. I'm not usually the dark book reader (Rebecca takes that title for sure!) but when I saw the cover and read the blurb I felt compelled to read Four Crows and I am so glad I did!!

    "Reality was a dark dismal sequence of days that ticked by with no rhyme or reason."

    Elliot is a man who was forced to grow up to quick and forced to live a life of pain even quicker. You felt sorrow for the man as he struggled to make sense of what happen
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    Alysha
    Feb 22, 2017 Alysha rated it it was amazing
    What would you do if your family disappeared forever? How about after you learn about their horrible fate? Would you want to seek revenge? Or would you want to try and move on with your life, find a sense of peace?
    Well Four Crows, by Lily White, will bring all of those questions together, but not in the way you would think. This book was a fantastic read, so many emotions, twists and turns on every page. Lily truly captivates you in the emotions of each character, you are truly able to see the
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    Catherine Gray
    Feb 19, 2017 Catherine Gray rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: my-books
    Four Crows is somewhat different than what we normally get from Lily but I liked it no less than all her other books. It shows that as an author, she can write anything her mind is set on and give us 5 star books to fall in love with.

    The Crow men are just down right mean and crazy. Then you have poor Maggie who is stuck with this family and sees no way out. She's punished and reminded every day that she must keep the families secrets and she's loyal only because of her father.

    Elliot came home f
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    ~lil maso~
    Feb 21, 2017 ~lil maso~ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
    All the evils and vile acts of the world exist in this story.
    Rape, torture, kidnapping, abuse, even unmentionable ones.

    The Crows are sinister men who committed unspeakable acts and have no conscience, their sister Maggie is the shining light of the story.

    Elliot's wife and son have gone missing and he suspects The Crows, he plans to kill them but didn't plan on how he would feel about Maggie.

    She's the innocent of the story.

    If you love fucked-up-ness and warp situations you will love this, you
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    Agnese
    Feb 19, 2017 Agnese rated it it was amazing
    OMG!!!!!!!!!The best emotional read ever!!!!!!!!!!!!Four Crows was amazing,beautifully written,developed nice pace,flows well,the characters well define,Maggie&Elliott and the Crows,Its was perfection and had no doubt that author Lily White was gonna nailed it with this book..and Oh my she did!!!!!!!!!!!I was heartbreaking,i was angry,trying to figure what would happen,the decision that would be taken,the violence,the desperation,the revenge how was gonna play,i mean this book tore me apart ...more
    Selena Lanovara-scott
    Feb 21, 2017 Selena Lanovara-scott rated it it was amazing
    I never wanted to yell at a fake character so much in my life. This book will make you so mad that your going to want to pull your hair out. A man who has nothing to lose is a dangerous man. Elliot will stop at nothing to find out what happened to his wife and kid. Maggie lived with evil all her life she just didnt know they wanted to treat her like the others. She also having a hard time choosing her family over someone she barely knows. She was a princess in her daddys eyes but to her brothers ...more
    Robin Powers
    Feb 23, 2017 Robin Powers rated it it was amazing
    4.5 Stars! This dark story is incredibly INTENSE. At times reading it made me cringe but then I couldn't put it down. If you are looking for a romance, there's not a whole lot of hearts and flowers here. We have a family of deeply disturbed, sick individuals with the "rose" amongst the thorns. They commit acts that are so vile there is no way anyone could justify them. When Elliot tries to track down who was responsible for his wife and son's disappearance, he follows breadcrumbs to the Crow fam ...more
    Barbara Miller
    Feb 22, 2017 Barbara Miller rated it it was amazing
    There is nothing like the dark and twisty ride that Lily takes you on. An amazingly dark and sad story, that somehow turns out OK. You spend the whole book with your very heart trying to beat its way out of your chest. You want to yell, scream... Throw your kindle! All tell tale signs that you are in the mind of Lily White. Its a scary, Beautiful, brutal AMAZING place to find yourself. I loved this book.
    Maria Angie Mendoza
    Feb 19, 2017 Maria Angie Mendoza rated it it was amazing
    Riveting!!!
    Full review in a minute!
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    Lily White is a dark writer who likes to dabble on the taboo side of eroticism. She is most known for her Masters Series (Her Master’s Courtesan and Her Master’s Teacher), Target This, Hard Roads, and Asylum. She’s co-authored Serial (a four part serial series). When she isn’t writing as Lily White you can find other books by her under M.S. Willis where she has penned the Control Series, the Estat ...more
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