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(Fallen Lords MC #1)

4.04  ·  Rating details ·  1,795 ratings  ·  250 reviews
Simple. Neat. Orderly.

A place for everything, and everything in its place.

Karmen Handel’s life growing up had been anything but quiet and simple. A deadbeat father, a mother who never wanted her, and a grandmother who could care less were the perfect recipe to ensure Karmen built a wall around herself and never let anyone in. When her past comes back to haunt her, Karmen h
ebook, 1st. Edition, 300 pages
Published July 29th 2017 by Snowflake Publications (first published July 22nd 2017)
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Loved, loved, loved Nickel! He was a great hero. He did everything right in my book.

Karmen was a pain in the ass. At first, I thought she was the type of heroine I love...sweet, shy and awkward. And while she was all those things, after a while her self-deprecation and doubts just grated on my nerves. She was constantly trying to push Nickel away because she couldn't see what he saw in her. I was ready to take her and shake the shit out of her. Everything he did showed her he was all about her.
XxTainaxX Curvy and Nerdy
Audiobook review. Couldn’t really connect with the characters. Not my kind of alpha with some very exaggerated reactions to simple situations. Not my kind of heroine with some annoying characteristics.

The plot was ok but it didn’t really move me. I was more interested in the secondary characters.

Narrators did well. Good tone and fluctuations.
Robin (Bridge Four)
This review was originally posted on Books of My Heart

Review copy was received from Publisher. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

There are a few solid sex scenes that come relatively fast but were hot.

The bad….there was a lot for me.  I didn’t fall in love with Nickel’s alpha side.  It totally rubbed me the wrong way. One minute, he is a sweet charming guy and then he is yelling at some guy because he tripped on their blanket while they were maki
Mar 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
I struggled to put this book down. It was addictive and funny. I loved the characters. Well written and a good story.
Nov 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Badass biker hero meets his dream girl and pursues her for a year. I didn’t notice any mention of ow so I would assume Hero was celibate since he met the heroine. I liked the writing and the story better than Loving Lo (Winter Travers’ more popular MC book).

Low angst, hot, fun, sweet MC romance. Great hero who knew what he wanted and a sweet heroine. Definitely want to read more of this series.

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Tpagirl Loves Romance
Nickel was the first book in Winter Travers Fallen Lord’s MC series.

Nickel was a patched member of the Fallen Lord’s MC. He was close to his grandmother who was in a nursing home. He lusted after his grandmother’s nurse, Karmen, for a year until she finally agreed to go out with him. Nickel was a typical gorgeous, protective and confident alpha that wasn’t afraid to ask for or take what he wanted.

Karmen had very few people in life who she counted on. Her mom left her young, her dad was in prison
3.5 Stars

Cute story, but with just enough suspense to make it interesting and believable. HEA.
Nov 30, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dnf, kindle-2017, mc-club
DNF @ 25%
Jul 23, 2017 rated it liked it
Title: Nickel
Author: Winter Travers
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Let me preface my review by saying I have loved Winter Travers works since the first time I began reading her books. Nickel is no different. I did enjoy it. But...

Okay, the book really was in need of better proofing. I know we all make grammatical mistakes. We misspell words, leave words out, add an extra word, and so on. When I have to constantly stop and re-read a sentence to see if the sentence is
Samantha Grubey (ABookHaven)
Apr 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020, 2019
"I couldn’t find a box big enough to fit him in. Well, that makes me sound like a murderer or something.

This quote. Is a brilliant open liner."

Full review at ABookHaven
Rosa Sharon (iScream Book Blog)
"Sweet and innocent meets ruthless and wild."

I've been wanting to read this author for a while. I've got several of her books waiting on my kindle, but I decided to start with Nickel since it was the beginning of her new Fallen Lords MC series. Yeah, I admit I'm addicted to MC Romance, I can't resist a badass biker.

Karmen is a sweet likable character who tends to spend too much time in her own head. After getting to know her, I can totally understand her tendency to compartmentalize everyth
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
As a huge lover of MC romances Nickel ticked all the boxes for me. Nickel is the hot alpha biker who has been chasing Karmen, the quiet, reserved and shy nurse from the nursing home his grandmother is at for the past year. Once Karmen takes the biggest leap of her life and gives this outlaw a chance her life takes a whole different turn. This first book in this series will have you falling in love with not only Karmen and Nickel but all the men of the Fallen Lords MC. Their story has just the ri ...more
Jul 25, 2019 marked it as to-read
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Was a slightly better than average read/listen. Karmen was a bit annoying but I liked Nickel.

It's nice to find a safe MC book with really no OW drama.

Deb B
Jan 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
this is a cute little love story. not too much angst. an insecure female who comes into her own because of the love, support and protectiveness of her big bad biker. very easy read, very fast paced
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Jul 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing


Man oh man!!

I don't read nearly enough MCs and this one has me wanting to go an on MC binge. I think I just might do that.

Karmen didn't have much in life, much less a life she was happy with. Once she was old enough to be on her own, she did what she had to do to make sure she was in control. She made sure she had stability and lived her life how she wanted. She had a job she loved and a best friend she couldn't live without. And a man, is never something she wanted or would even le
Brandy Roberts
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Love everything that Winter Travers writs she just creates stories that will be a page turner and draw you right in and not stop till you are completely done and wanting more . Karmen is a great heroine she's shy but once she lets her freak flag fly she becomes hilarious and I love her relationship with her bestie its perfect cant wait to read her story . Nickel is awesome adored everything about his gruffly/ alpha self . They were made for one another they just fit and make each other see thems ...more
Vera M
Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Winter Travers creates such fantastic alpha men!!
Nickel is no exception !! Nickel is the Sergeant at Arms for the Fallen Lords MC. He knows what he wants and he goes after it!! He wants Karmen.
Karmen is a shy, quiet and lonely girl. Not having many friends due to trust issues. Karmen is also Nickel's grandmothers nurse.
After a year Nickel loses his patience and finally asks Karmen out.
Karmen does not give in easily. The whole trust thing comes into affect. Karmen has issues and self doubt tha
Aug 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: biker
I didn't expect it to be so good. I thought that the h was going to fight her feelings for the H until the end, but it wasn't like that. If you like biker's books, read it. ...more
Jul 30, 2017 rated it liked it
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Flavs is Mrs David Gandy♥~♥’
4.5 Stars

I Voluntarily reviewed a copy of this book

This author's books I have loved from the first book and every book since then. This one was no different.

Karmen Handel had a crappy childhood. Her mother left and her father is in prison. She then had to go live with her grandmother who was not the most affectionate person. So she grew up thinking she wasn't anything special and kept everyone out. The only person she let in was her best friend Nikki.
Now she works at an old age home and her life
Mandy Saial
Nickel is a member of the Fallen Lords MC , they are a bunch of lady loving ,licker drinking ,Rowdy SOB's and cross them or their families and they're ruthless , but all Nickel seems to want is one chance in the sack with the nurse taking care of his loved one.
Once he gets to know Karmen and realizes she's in imminent danger will he stick around for just her safety or a chance at real love ?
I loved the first book in the Fallen Lord's series . Nickel was the total Biker package of major hotness
Beyond The Covers Blog
Dec 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is my first Winter travers book yes i'm a newbie but Nickels book make me question what have I been thinking that I have never read a Winter Travers book before.
Nickel is everything any women could want truth be told I want him. He's protective, confident, and down right sinful looking. He's a member of the Fallen Lord MC's and is use to getting what he wants, and right now all he wants is his Grandmothers nurse Karmen.
Karmen has a hard time trusting people ever since her mother left her,
Dec 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
I come across this author for the first time and wanted to dive in to see how this one goes. Reading more MC novels lately these characters caught my eye. I wanted to see what Nickel was all about with her on my radar also. Karmen is a bit different than most you read in this role but she does have his eye. I find though he is the one that sinks into me getting me in deep to his story. His heart is huge but he is a man that is all that too. He does have to be persistent with curiosity getting th ...more
Gloria: Little Shop of Readers
This is my first book I have read by Winter Travers and it wont be my last. Karmen is a nurse and meets Nickel at the Nursing Home where she works. He has been visiting his grandmother for a year now and trys to get Karmen to see him. But Karmen is shy and reserved. Finally, Nickel asks her to join him at an event and she says yes. Nickel is a sweet, alpha male who helps Karmen out of her shell and through his love gives her the courage to open up and be herself. I love the funny banter between ...more
Aug 10, 2017 rated it liked it
Not my favorite book by Travers. There isn't too much haracter development for the hero (Nickel) of the story. We need more backstory and why he does the things he does in this story to connect to him. I also found that there were just too much advanced in this arc. As in there were so many grammar and spelling mishaps that I honestly had to stop to figure out some things. Overall I did enjoy the plot and the heroine. And I also look forward to reading more about these MC.

I received an arc of th
lisa jung
Aug 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Arc from author. Book 1 in this hot new mc romance series. This book is perfect if you don't usually read mc romance books. This one leave out some of the gritty side that other mc books do. But it has great alpha bikers that are tough but are protective an real men like all the author's leading men. Nickel and Karma doesn't look like the perfect couple but they work and makes for a great book. Looking forward to seeing what comes next with this series ...more
Dec 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Nickel & Karmen - their story seems like insta-everything, but they've actually been getting to know each other peripherally for a year off page before we meet them. I enjoyed their story a lot! Nickel has a bit of a time convincing Karmen he really, really likes her, but he doesn't give up & he doesn't let her get too far in her head when she tries to shy away.

All in all, a fun read & am looking forward to continuing w/ the series! : )

Not really my style, for me there wasn't enough depth to the characters or the storyline plus, it was all a bit cliched. However there were some funny bits in it, hence the three stars.
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Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Winter Travers is a devoted wife, mother, and aunt turned author who was born and raised in Wisconsin.
After a brief stint in South Carolina following her heart to chase the man who is now her hubby, they retreated back up North to the changing seasons, and to the place they now call home.
Winter spends her days writing happily ever afters, and h

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