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Three is a War

(Tangled Lies #3)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  3,493 ratings  ·  605 reviews
Three means war.
Three sides vying for forever.

My first love.
The bad boy with the dangerous smile and passionate temper draws attention like a lit fuse on dynamite. But his dark molten eyes spark only for me.

My second chance.
Over six feet of Norse god in a tailored suit, he calculates every move and seizes my hungry breaths with an iron fist.

The free-spirited
Paperback, 298 pages
Published August 29th 2017 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
4 Stars

Finally, the conclusion for which we have been waiting with proverbial bated breath...

The BIG finale...

The book that ends it ALL...

The book where the BIG DECISION has to be made.

***insert foreboding background music***


Now, being that this book does center around said BIG decision...and being that I was pretty clear in my last review about what my preferred decision-ending would be...

I am go to keep this VERY vague so as to avoid tipping anyone off about what happens in this book.

'Three is a War' is the conclusion of the 'Tangled Lies' trilogy and it kept me guessing right to the end. I was equal parts excited and scared to see who Danni would choose in the end. Would she go with the rough around the edges rebel, Cole or the sexy and sophisticated Trace? I was dying to know and finally I got my answers.

Right from the start, I was a little surprised by the direction this book went in. I had let my mind run wild, imagining all the possibilities of who might have taken Dann
Aug 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017-four-stars
4.25 stars!!

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My life began and ended with them.

Three is a War is the epic conclusion to Pam Godwin’s ‘Tangled Lies’ series. This love triangle has really put me through the ringer. Honestly, it’s one of the best triangles I’ve ever read. This last book though… it gave me so much anxiety. I was a hot mess reading, and I wasn’t much better by the end of the book. Though there was closure, I still had tears pouring down my face. This series is not for the faint of heart, but for th
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾

I fell in love with two men and lost myself. I’ll stay in love with one and find myself again.

Oh. my. heart.
Oh. my. god.
Oh. mylanta.
I have no idea how I survived this book. Did I survive this book?

*looks back at the empty bottles of wine standing on night stand*

I think I'm still in recovery here.

*goes back to rocking in the corner*

I don't read love triangles. Not usually. My cold black heart can't handle it. But when Pam Godwin writes a love triangle, I put on my big girl p
Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
5 emotional stars

At first I was going to rate this book 4 stars, but I decided any book that makes me feel this much is worth 5 stars. I went into this book Team Trace. I stayed team Trace, but I really wanted Cole too. So I'm team polyamorous. I am going to keep this short because I don't want to ruin this read for anyone else. This book tore me up. Normally I don't read love triangles because no matter what someone ends up hurt. Every once in a while I will come across a love triangle book
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

I’m the betrayer who loves them both. The persecutor who will rip us apart. The executioner who will snuff the light that burns so brightly between us.

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Pam Godwin’s TANGLED LIES series will take you on one wildly erotic and entertaining ride. I found myself consumed by this angst-filled story of three people caught up in a love triangle that will ultimately shatter not one heart but three. I guarantee that most of you will find it hard to
Hulya Kara Yuksel

I'm going to rate this book with 3 stars because of the ending... Otherwise I'd gave 2,5 stars! I didn't like Danni very much in this book. She was one of the badass fictional characters I've ever read but in this book she given up on herself. She was almost okay with everything what Cole & Trace did to her and I didn't like her reaction when she found out the truth...

Uh anyway, I don't wanna talk too much but still 1st and 2nd book were so much better for me and I hope you give a shot this ser
Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
Good lord what it took to get through this book. After book 2, I wasn't so sure I wanted to go through the torture of reading this book. I'm not going to lie, my heart couldn't take some of it, I literally skimmed through some of this book. It was hard to take and my heart summersaulted, it'd be happy, then sad, then ecstatic, then my heart shattered, then it healed.

But gosh in the end, I got what I wanted, but my heart still hurts for the loser. Will we get a book on him, please and thank you
Aug 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Love triangle lovers
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Type: Book 3 of 3 from Tangled Lies series
POV: First Person - Female

Danni Angelo had a decision to make. Torn between two men, she had to choose between her first love and her new love. She had all the power in her hands, but with two significantly different choices, it proved to be much harder which one could mend her heart.

It's been a while since I last read a book that evoked such strong emotions. My poor heart is strained from all the ups and downs lol!

❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books

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After sleeping on my rating for the second time when it comes to this book I'm pulling my big girls undies on and giving this 3 stars, I think even goodreads hates my rating because I went from a whopping 60 likes to under 10 lol So F#ck you goodreads for malfunctioning over my rating!! snorts again..*slinks away from all the 5 star ratings*

‘THREE IS A WAR’ is the third and final book in P. Godwin’s ’Tangled Lies‘ series. It picks up where the previous book left off, now we’ve rea
 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
⭐⭐2.5 Stars⭐⭐


I guess I’m going to be the odd one out on this one but hey, shit happens. I was extremely nervous going into this book. From the moment I finished “two is a lie” I knew I was going to have some issues with “three is a war”and I was dreading the outcome. I love a good angst and delicious drama because I think it makes the story so much better so I was all for this messed up complex dynamic of these flawed characters. They kept us intrigued and made us want so much more with
Pam Godwin
Jun 19, 2017 marked it as wrote  ·  (Review from the author)
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MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Jun 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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5 My Heart Is Divided Stars!

-Love happened twice, and I have no regrets, even if the situation feels impossible.

-I fell in love with two men and lost myself. I'll stay in love with one and find myself again.

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Danni Angelo has fallen desperately in love with two men. Cole Hartman & Trace Savoy. One is her first love & one is her second chance. They are two alpha males that are dominating & addictive in every way. She tried having an arrangement with them that was impossible. She craves them bo
Lillian ☁ Cloud 9 Books ☁
***** 4 Stars *****

Cannot be read as a standalone

From the way things ended in book 2, I thought that this story was going to contain some suspense and action.

I was completely wrong and slightly disappointed.

For me, Three is a War was just a continuation of the previous book.

Danny is still torn between two great guys, and she knows that she can only have one.

I went into this story without a favorite. I would of been fine with her ending up with both guys, but I have no major complaints about
Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ @bookwormthoughts
THREE IS A WAR is the third and final part in the sexy, 'Tangled Lies,' series and brings the love triangle of Danni, Cole and Trace to its dramatic conclusion. I had no idea how it would all play out and the author kept me guessing until the end between Cole and Trace, two men who I must confess, by the end I liked in equal measure. Love triangles are among my favourite reading troupes simply because the angst they evoke is often sublime. Many of my reading friends have certainly enjoyed the an ...more
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
4.25 #TeamPamGodwin Stars
Strap in for the crazy train folks. I fear this may be a gushy, rambling, stream of consciousness type of review. Continue at your own risk.

Pam Godwin is a genius! A writing goddess. I'm gonna keep it 100 with you all and tell you that not only is this one of my favorite series, but also one of the most uncomfortable reads ever. I didn't know if my poor battered heart would survive it. It’s the epitome of an emotional roller coaster. Seriously, look up emotional rolle
Wil Loves Books!
Aug 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars!!!

“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle. Love is a war. Love is a growing up.” James A. Baldwin

I really, really loved this one. Pam was definitely saving the best for last. This installment had everything Pam is well known for. Excellent writing, hot AF sex and Uber complicated relationships!

If being with one or the other is a choice, when did I decide to love them both? I didn’t. Love happened twice, and I have no regrets, even if the
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
5 "I'm Yours" Stars

The last book in a trilogy, Pam Godwin wrote an angsty, emotional, sexy, ending to a triangle relationship that at times seemed like there could never be a happily ever after. You must read the trilogy in order.....One is a Promise, then Two is a Lie, and then finally Three is a War.

I will not say much as not to spoil.......but I will say that I loved the emotional rollercoaster ride that the author took me on. Two very different men, two very sexy men, two very much in love m
This is the conclusion of the trilogy that kept me captivated right until the end. I do have to say that even though the writing was still flawlessly done; and the sex scenes were absolutely explosive...I just had a hard time with this book and the decisions that Danni made. This book pretty much sums up why I don't care for love triangles...there is always the person that gets hurt. I can't really go into the details, as I don't want to give anything away..but the choices in the end gutted me; ...more
4.5 Stars!


Three is a War opens without interruption in the timeline as Danni finds herself right back at square one. Though this time, the rules have changed and only she can change the course. Danni needs to make the impossible decision. Knowing how she is ruled by her heart, trying to listen to her mind isn’t always the easy but she doesn’t want this torture to continue. Cole and Trace have made their intentions clear – they will fight for her until one man is clearly chosen.

“I’ll fight t
3 Stars

Overall Opinion: It really sucks to be in the minority yet again. I didn't love this trilogy. I think the main descriptive word that comes to mind regarding the whole thing is "underwhelming". I might've done it to myself and built my expectations up too high in a way that sabotaged my experience with it. I didn't get all that emotional. I think a big part of it was the h. I didn't really like her. She started off great! Especially in her flashbacks with Cole in the first book! Where was
5 deep and wild, rise with the storm, and adjust with the wind stars

“I gave you my heart. It was always yours to break.”

Emotional and powerful, this ride is legit. This was a guessing game till the very end, nothing was done easy or nothing was predictable. Just like love itself, it's wild and turbulent, and for the brave. It's so easy to just make the quick decision, or make NO decision at all, but thats the cowards way out... Dani, Cole and Trace,
“We’re a tangled, damaged
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 - 4.5 ★'s

"I'll never be finished with you."

This was a really hard book and Danni had a really hard choice to make. She wasn't exactly put in the most favorable of positions.

My heart went out for her. I couldn't imagine making that kind a choice and living in that environment. However, she also took the easy way out. She didn't think through things well enough.


The first goodbye was a killer (for me) but with so much more left of the book I knew something else was going to happen.

And even
Aug 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing

It’s a bittersweet moment when one of your anticipated series comes to an end. I devoured this final book in one sitting; I’m so invested in the story of Danni, Cole & Trace that I just can’t wait any longer to know what’s going to happen next after that cliffy ending in book two.

The story continues as Danni found herself in a room she didn't recognize. All she can remember is that after taking a sip of her favorite coffee, everything just went black. Now, she must know who has the nerve to kidn
Angela (Reading Frenzy Book Blog)
4.5 stars

Three is a War marks the end of the Tangled Lies trilogy. Danni has been torn between her first love, Cole, and the man who taught her to love again, Trace. The time has finally come to end this angst-filled love triangle. Who. Will. She. Choose? Dunh-dunh-duunnhh!

Danni is on an emotional roller coaster and, honestly, I didn’t always enjoy taking that ride with her this time around. She’s still incredibly indecisive, so once again I found myself having my feelings jerked up and down, th

RATING: 5 'Waltz' HEARTS! <3

“Life should be playful—enjoyed and appreciated to the fullest.”

Three is a War is the beautiful and revelatory conclusion to the Tangled Lies trilogy, the trinity of Danni, Trace, and Cole pulling at our heartstrings one last time as only unforgettable love stories can.

“When you choose me, I want the realization clawing at your insides without coercion or doubt or the pressure of time. I want your heart to beat for me and only me, not because I
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A roller-coaster of emotions!!!! I will say this again I loathed love triangles and yet Pam Godwin is one of few authors who has managed me to be obsessed with her Tangled Lies Trilogy.

Two men. One woman. First love. New love. Ahhhh, the much anticipated decision on who Danni would end up choosing literally stressed me out. I honestly didn’t know how the book would turn out or if the guy I was rooting for would end up with girl. Either way
~Stéphanie's Journal~
"I fell in love with two men, went to war to keep them, and now it must end."

How to begin? I think I've never EVER loved a trilogy like the Tangles Lies series. I was so anxious to start this last book. I had so many questions, I wasn't sure I was even prepared to face the outcome of this fantastic trilogy. But you know what? I put my big girl panties and I did it, I read it and I wish I could start all over again.

Dani, Cole & Trace's journey wasn't an easy one, it was a rollercoaster of e
Aug 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Three is a War is the conclusion to the Tangled Lies trilogy and left me absolutely satisfied. Throughout this series I have struggled with which team I am on and didn’t know how Pam could possibly pick one guy to finish this series with.

I started out loving Trace. I know, I know most are Team Cole but for me I was sold on this man who came in and helped bring Danni back to life. I loved how he came on the scene and just owned it. I loved the way he was with Danni. He was patient, but also forc
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New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author, Pam Godwin, lives in the Midwest with her husband, their two children, and a foulmouthed parrot. When she ran away, she traveled fourteen countries across five continents, attended three universities, and married the vocalist of her favorite rock band.

Java, tobacco, and dark romance novels are her favorite indulgences, and migh

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