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(Boston Underworld #4)

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When going to war, there are three very simple rules one must abide by.

1. Know thy enemy
2. Be prepared to sacrifice.
3. Always wear good shoes

After all, revenge is a dish best served in stilettos.
I’ve got an eye for it, and nothing’s going to stand in my way.

Not even Rory ‘The Saint’ Brodrick.
He’s a fool if he thinks he can change me. By the time I’m th
Kindle Edition, 329 pages
Published December 15th 2016
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I have loved every one of the books in A. Zavarelli's 'Boston Underworld' series and 'Saint' was no exception. This book was great! I can't get enough of these Irish guys!

'Saint' is the story of Rory and Scarlett. If you're like me, you probably only had a vague recollection of who these two were at the beginning of the book. If that's the case, don't sweat it. A. Zavarelli did a good job of re-orienting readers to the characters and how the
Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
Yeah... I just didn't love it.

But considering I've 5-starred every other book in this series, it's only natural there would have to be one I didn't care for as much. No biggie!

Looking forward to the next one...full review later.
Danielle ❤️ Pretty Mess Reading ❤️
****4 STARS****

A. Zavarelli has done it yet again. Saint (Boston Underground #4) was EVERYTHING! I mean seriously, this chick writes dark romance books like nobodies business. I just FLOVE it!

Everybody needs that one friend who is down for whatever and is crazy as fuck. Everybody needs that one friend like Scarlett.

We met Scarlett in book one. She was one of Mack’s friends who apparently was a whore and on the streets working every night. But we find out in book three that not only is Scarlett n
XxTainaxX Curvy and Nerdy
Mar 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
I was wracking my brain trying to figure out who Scarlett was before the author clicks it into place for us.

Scarlett is an anti-heroine. She is unlike any character I've ever read. Her suffering has made her a really hard and cold woman. She is also bat-shit crazy. There's no way to soften that description and her actions sometimes can only be labeled as such. Cray-cray.

Additionally, Scarlett has a very unique way of viewing the world and apparently this has been so all her life. Some of what
Jessica ❥Chatterbooks Book Blog❥

"The fault is not in our stars, but our hearts - those immortal instruments which beat on in spite of our most valiant efforts to destroy them."

Saint is the fourth book in the Boston Underworld series by A. Zavarelli which happens to be my favorite mafia romance series to date. For that reason alone, I went into this one with extremely high expectations, and I was not disappointed! Lachlan and Mack are my first loves, but Scarlett and Rory gave them a run for their money!

"Some girls ar
3.75 stars

Five men. One agenda. A calculated detour into the arms of a sexy, Irish mobster who turns out to be so much more than she expected...

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Anti-doormat heroine ✔
Fiery hot sexy times ✔
HEA? (view spoiler)

Scarlett was vengeance-obsessed with a side of PTSD and a dash of OCD! But Rory and Scarlett together were like fire and ice! An enchanting compromise of wills!

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Scarlett was initially pessimistic and jaded, but Rory was always a charmer wi
Dec 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received Saint from the author for an honest review!!

Of course Rory and Scarlett get 5 stars!!!

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It's no secret that I love these Irishmen. As hard as they are, there is always good deep down.

The Boston Underworld series has been one hell of a crazy and stressful ride so far but so worth it.

We met Scarlett and Rory in previous books, so when I saw this sitting in my email, I immediately started reading. I don't think that I should go into the story because I would hate to give anything awa
Tijuana *Book Twins Reviews*
Dec 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing

The Baddest B!tch of the series has arrived!
Yes, the book is called Saint, but don't sleep on my homegirl, Scarlet. Scarlet a.k.a Satan is the type of chick that will set it off!

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She is my absolute FAVORITE heroine of the series. Scarlet is that crazy friend you'd want by your side when you know shit is about to get real. She's not an experienced fighter like Mack, but more of a subtle threat. Her targets never see her coming. I was intrigued by her story when we first met her in Crow, but I
My favorite. I don't know why I clicked so much with this one, but I'm chalking it up to good writing, good pacing, and good plot. Scarlett was not an easy character to like, but for some reason, I found her POVs compelling. She was seriously messed up, with good reasons.

At about 75% I thought the drama llama was going to throw a wrench in the momentum, but the author resolved it quickly (THANK YOU) and moved the story along, so no reason for me to hulk out.

Rory was just the best. I lurv him. I

4 "crazed up in retaliation" stars

Book 4 in the Boston Underground series brings us the turmoil that consists of two dramatically opposites in action – Scarlett (aka Tenly Albright) and Irish mafia man Rory „The Saint“ Brodrick

She's toxic. Poison.
She's feminine. Inviting.
And no doubt deadly as hell.

But she's a scarred shell of a person due to a vile physically and emotional torment and violation she went through in her past leaving her empty and retaliation driven as an aft
Hannah G
Jan 21, 2017 rated it liked it
So before I begin I have to say I loved this book series up until this book. I was excited for this book and honestly It turned out as a disappointment to me. So The biggest issue I had was definitely Scarlett. Reading her point of view was very uncomfortable for me. It was because Scarlett was just filled with so much hate and revenge. I understand that's what makes Scarlett, Scarlett but it was definitely over kill. Also, she lied and played people the majority of this book. She just wasn't my ...more
⊱✿⊰ Alicia ⊱✿⊰
Mar 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019-audio
3.5 for Rory Stars

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Have you ever read a book and loved everything about it except one of the lead characters?

Well that's what happened to me with this book. I loved Rory, the side characters and the plot BUT Scarlett annoyed the shit out of me! Her inner dialogue was repetitive, boring and just drove me nuts. I felt bad for Rory that he fell for her.

It just shows how great this series and the writing is, that I can hate a lead character so much but still really like the book! Fingers crossed
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
Under people who are batshit crazy and need 24/7 therapy sessions, there's a picture of Scarlett. She's seriously messed up and evil. Her nickname of Satan really fits.

Scarlett has a really fucked up past and I applaud her for getting revenge. She really should. People who do what they did deserve to suffer. On her revenge mission, Scarlett is a trick collar, meaning she pretends to be a prostitute, but then drugs and robs the johns. She hogties them and extracts info from them before she's don
Jan 10, 2017 rated it liked it

I will warn you this review is going to be a mess because my feelings about this book are all over the place.
The condensed version:
Loved Rory but...
Hated Scarlett
Loved the end
Hated all the time spent in her head.
And there you have it. The slightly more detailed version follows....
I loved 'Crow' and 'Reaper' and while 'Ghost' was a darker more difficult read and my least favourite of the three it was still well written and powerful.
I was looking forward to 'Saint' but in reality I struggled, real
✰ Liz ✰
"I don't know how this happened."

Saint is the fourth book in the Boston Underworld Series. Rory ‘The Saint’ Brodrick, an Irish Mobster, is no stranger to taking trouble head-on. But Scarlett is trouble like he has never experienced before. Rory has had his eyes on her for a long time and when Scarlett traps Rory in her web, a sequence of events are triggered and life or death is on the line.

"I protect the people I love. And sometimes, that means getting a little bloody."
Told in du
Alex ♈
4 Satan-heroine stars

Warning: quite DIFFERENT opinion

"I’m no good for you. You only get one warning."

Floved this heroine.
Brutal, cold, unapologetic woman.
She lived dirty, she played dirty.
Tough b*tch!
"Anyone who wants to judge me
can fuck right off."

Strong women on the revenge path is my kryptonite.

The stronger the better.
The colder the sexier.

My thrill of ecstasy.

Does it make me a s*ck b*tch? Maybe. Whatever.
Boo f*cking hoo!

I wish this one were stronger physically and could use weapon
❤️ Paulette  Alphas Review

Title: ➳ ❤-Saint
Series ➳ Boston Underground 4#
Author: ➳ A. Zavarelli
Publication: December 15th 2016

ღ God I know that I am so late to this party, but never the last I am here now

The further I read into this Series, the darker the books become. This one was pretty damn dark. With each book I keep thinking it can’t get any crazier or darker, but the author keeps proving me wrong

➳ Scarlet a.k.a “Satan” has only one goal in life. To kill all the men that did her wrong. I believe that the women
Dark Sith Lordette Jennymort ♔

Well Feck. Feck. ME.

I don't know how this woman does it, but damnit. She did it again, but even better. How. HOW!?

These two are just freaking awesome. The perfect pair. The PB to the J. I can't even review this. So what y'all gonna have to do for me is READ IT FOR YE DAMN SELF.


OMG LADIES!!!! *squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee*
Beatrice Masaluñga
Dec 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: new-adult
Now that's how you make an ending. 😍👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 The final book of the Boston Underworld exceeded my expectations. I never thought I'm going to love it because the protagonists here are my least favorite in the series. Well, they rendered me speechless.

Scarlett is a devil in disguise 😈💅🏻👄. She's a trick roller with an agenda. She plots a revenge against five men who destroyed her soul in the past. She's no longer the weak girl they used to know and she's back to unleash hell and put them in their g
Melanie A.
Mar 07, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: kindle
There's honey on her lips, but destruction in her kiss.
There's so much promise in that quote, don't you think? SO MUCH. Unfortunately, this one went terribly wrong for me despite including everything that gets me hot and bothered:
==>enemies to lovers
==>take no bullshit, kick-ass heroine
==>low-key alpha hero
==>dark themes
==>amazing author
I should have been in heaven! Damn it, I should be gushing right now about how much I loved this book! But somehow all of the ab
Karlyflower *The Vampire Ninja, Luminescent Monster & Wendigo Nerd Goddess of Canada (according to The Hulk)*
4.5 Hypnotic Stars

He was a Saint who coveted The Devil herself…

My sadistic little hellion.

Rory Brodrick has no idea what’s good for him. His lust filled eyes, his affable smile… Scarlett is nothing like the kind of woman he needs… Oh but he fucking wants. And after the scent of her signature perfume first hit his nostrils he pictured no other woman being a key fixture in his life. He knows it’s an act, he knows the real game that Scarlett is playing and he HATES it…. But he’ll walk through fa
❤Rachel Anne's Romance Must Reads❤
Arc review.
4 stars.

After every book in this series I have pressed 5 stars and added it to my favorites shelf without hesitation. This one didn't work for me as well as the others have.

Scarlett pushes Rory away and then pulls him back in constantly. It's a game to her and he's her toy. He's not blind to what's happening but I think it went on a bit longer than I could tolerate. She has an ugly past and now spends her days making men pay for it. Rory is just hell bent on saving her and trying to
Eve Dangerfield
Dec 19, 2016 rated it liked it
I'm having a bad run with romances ATM.
I bought this book because I thought Scarlett would be the kind of kickass, takes-no-prisoners, gives zero fucks heroine that would drag me out of my doldrums. And she is! She's on a quest for revenge and not even sexy sexypot Rory McIrishguy can stop her with his use of the word 'ye' instead of 'you'
She's a victim of gang rape. She was gang-raped and left for dead when she was a teenager, that's why she's on a revenge quest and why she's s
✰♊ Angie ♊✰
“She was stone cold and hard as fuck. And that’s when I knew, she was a ride or die chick. The Letty to my Dom.”

How'd it stack? Welllllll.....


*** 3 Seductive Lip Bites ***

So, it's no secret that I've been a big ol' giant fan of A. Zavarelli's Boston Underworld series.


But, for ME, this book just didn't stack up. Ms. Zavarelli really set the bar so damn high with books #1 Crow, #2 Reaper, and #3 Ghost. Like, really really up there, people! She's a fantastic writer of dark and twi
Elfina Renee
Dec 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
What can I say other than I love this series! Out of all the heroines my favorite is Scarlett. She's a take no prisoners, badass, and has an evil streak a mile long; and often referred to as Satan.
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Saint no choirboy! His hobbies include protecting the syndicate, doling out pain when its called for and some play by play action in the ring.
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I'm actually sorry their story has ended, wasn't prepared for that hahahah. The drama was intense and the storyline.....freaking killer! Loved every se
5 stars

His friend catcalls me and asks how much.
"Five thousand," I yell back with a mouth still half full of food. "To let me watch while you suck a bag of dicks."

They exchange a dopey look and hurl some insults my way. I flip them the bird before stuffing the last of the hot dog into my mouth and licking my fingers.
Silly little playthings.

I loved my fucked up Scarlett. Loved her. And my Irish babies of course.
I'm happy with this.

4.5 stars

This is the 4th book of the amazing Irish mafia series Boston Underworld and Saint had a lot to live up to. Although Rory is not a character that intrigued me much in the previous book, Zavarelli instantly make me a big fan of his right from the start.

The heroine, Scarlett is a handful and not exactly likable in the beginning. She is duped the Medusa, Satan and Devil by Rory. Scarlett is Mack's friend and still working on the street, I didn't expect her to be on a rampant to avenge hers
"Saint" is book #4 in the Boston Underworld series, and while this wasn't my favorite out of the series, I still did devour the book and enjoyed it! Scarlett was a character whom in previous books I never liked. I was very hesitant to read this one because of that; but I couldn't pass it up!! I am glad I gave it and her a chance, although at times she pissed me off with how she treated Rory. He can hold his own, as they really are both bad ass characters; but I did feel that even though he made ...more
Audible: Narrator – Tracy Marks

I cannot say how much this narrator has impressed the heck out of me!!! She has done an absolutely outstanding job on all of the books in this series and this is just another that allows her talent to outshine any other narrator I’ve listened to. With each book I am constantly amazed at the talent this narrator has utilized to bring the story and characters to life. There is never any confusion over who is talking, never a cringe as she speaks in a male voice and a
Mindy Lou's Book Review
Narrator Review:
Tracy Marks has narrated every book in this series. I'm super impressed with her portrayal of all the characters, their accents and even the switch to male/female parts. I highly recommend the audio version of this series.

Story Review:
I thought the heroine's story couldn't get worse than Talia's in book 3... and then it does. I guess not worse but just as horrible in it's own way. These poor women. This has not been an easy series to read because of the abuse each woman have suff
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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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