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It Takes a Thief

4.44  ·  Rating details ·  48 ratings  ·  31 reviews
Great outlaws lost their lives to Ford. Great ladies lost their hearts.
Ford Illuminati, Prez of the famed Bare Bones MC, is in the crosshairs of Noodlum, a whacked thug recently joined with the Cutlasses. When Ford’s company steals some highway workers of theirs, Noodlum lashes out with subterfuge, placing fake news stories about the club and stealing their identities to c
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Published June 26th 2017 by Quicksilver Books
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Feb 11, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Vera Quinn
Jun 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just Wow!

I've read all the books in The Bare Bones MC series but It Takes a Thief is my new favorite. The test of love, temptation, and suspense all rolled into one. No lulls in the story but packed with emotion. Ford and Madison are two of my favorites. Loved every minute of it. Great read.
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Aug 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is my first book by Layla Wolfe. And this is the continuing story of Ford Illuminati and his wife and old lady, Madison. After many years of marriage, two kids, and a husband who is constantly working, Madison feels unwanted and unneeded. Ford is conscious of how busy he is and he's trying to break away from some of his responsibilities but giving control to others isn't easy.

I'm going to admit I was lost in this book at first. This is the seventh in a series, and this was the first book I
Lenna  Wright-Berry
OMG I was on the edge of my seat with all the action, mystery, the emotions from Maddy and 'reaching in and slapping' Ford up side his head what not opening his eyes or ears or even his heart for his woman

We all know how Maddy and Ford got together, their hard times, their best of times and then sometimes it's up in the air. Well these two soul mates drifted away from each other, mostly on Ford's side. One man can deal with 20 some hours a day juggling 2 full time jobs and still have family lif
Jun 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It takes a thief, book seven of this series (and honestly one of my favorite series by this author), brings back the characters from book one, Ford Illuminati and his ‘old lady’ Madison. With trouble in paradise between the two, Madison takes a job working at a clinic on an Indian rez where a heart-throb doctor seems to be just the distraction she needs. Meanwhile, Ford is dealing with an issue of his own, Noodlum, a new member of rival club the Cutlasses. When Noodlum begins to target Madison, ...more
Tanya Rae ~ TaSTy WordGasms
It Takes a Thief, Bare Bones MC Series and this is book 7. Each book can be read as a standalone.

This is Ford and Maddison’s story. Both Ford and Maddy in The Bare Bones, book one. Now fast forward a few years.

I have to tell you I went back and forth as to whether I liked Maddy or not. I know all marriages go through rough patches and we take the good with the bad. Of course, she isn’t the only one to blame. After all it takes 2 to make a relationship. I can’t say more because I don’t want to
Penny Leidecker
Jun 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Ford Illuminati and Maddy, his old lady, are not spending enough time together. Is this going to end their marriage or will Ford be able to ease up with the work as the Prez of the Bare Bones and as the President of Illuminati Construction? Maddy decides to go away and work at a health clinic in Chinle. While there, she meets the sexy Doctor Ellis Chesbrough. Does absence make the heart grow fonder or will she give in to temptation? Meanwhile, Ford has gotten on the Cutlasses bad side. What is g ...more
Jun 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Maddy and Ford love each other but a busy lifestyle has caused issues. Throw in some danger and we have a story I found interesting to read. Ford is running his business and also the President of the MC. Feeling ignored, Maddy decides she needs more. Two people, in love but struggling with how things are. Can their relationship be saved or will the situations they are in tear them apart forever? I enjoyed finding out. Huge fan of Ford. Watching him realize what is important to him was great to s ...more
Alison Chewning
Jun 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed It Takes a Thief this book was great! It was good to read about Ford again I missed reading about him. I also missed the Bare Bones MC it was good to see them again. This book was hot and enjoyable. Ford is Prez of the Bares Bones MC and his ol lady Maddy are having issues and are struggling by not being together that much. Great book enjoyed it very much!

** I voluntarily reviewed an advance copy of this book **
Aug 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book was a great read. Ford doesn't even realize that his wife Maddy left for her vacation. Maddy had a nervous breakdown and her husband is to busy to make her feel loved. At the end Ford makes sure that he will always be their for her. ...more
Kathleen Bradbury (Bulfon)
Oct 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Extremely entertaining, captivating and interesting sexy read. I could not put it down. Wonderfully written with strong, intriguing characters. I want to read more from this author.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Susan Foulkes
Jun 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Raw, gritty, and emotional with suspense, action, the occasional humorous moment, and some steamy scenes thrown in for good other words, a typical Layla Wolfe story and a great read!

Madison and Ford are having problems, both are at breaking point, and the unwanted attentions of Noodlum are the final straw.

Amongst the drama and emotions there is a serious thread to the story, how brain injuries can change behaviour and personality, and not for the better.

I voluntarily reviewed an ARC
Kirsty Turner
Jun 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing

This is the first book in this series I have read and I loved it so much that I am going to make sure I go back and read the other books in the series. There were a few twists and turns in here that I most definitely didn’t see coming. I love MC books and this is definitely one of my favourites. I can’t wait to catch up and read the other books. Definitely a 5 star read for me.
Sheri Secord
Jun 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book, got to catch up with Maddie and Ford. What a wild ride. Rings true to what happens to many young couples. My favorite of the Bare Bones series now. Waiting on the next book from this author.
Niki Driscoll
Jul 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: finished
Welcome back to the Bare Bones, some time has passed since we last visited but some things haven't changed. Juggling the club, the legitimate business and a family is not easy. Ford seems to have forgot what a family is and Maddie is feeling the loss. Needing a change of scenery Maddie sets out to find herself but she is not the only one who is going to see the light. Get comfortable, the journey is going to be epic. What can you say about a series that draws you in and captures your attention f ...more
Jul 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It Takes a Thief is the seventh book in the Bare Bones MC series by author Layla Wolfe. Because this series is a continuation of characters we met in book one, you really do need to read this series in order. This is my first time reading this series, and I will admit the first couple of pages confused me at first. But I did catch on after a while.
I really loved the character arc of Maddy. She is so lost and confused when we meet her. She has been through a lot and she is just in need of someone
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
OMG!!! This book will keep you enthralled from the first page till the last. Ford is the prez of the Bare Bones MC while his old lady, Madison, is a nurse in the ER. Life as a nurse can become hectic and heart wrenching. Trauma in the ER is sometimes normal, trauma in her not so much. Then to make matters worse, Ford is working more with his construction company and with being prez. Then to make life even more fun, a madman focuses on Maddy and is a danger to her. To top it all off, Maddy and Fo ...more
Melissa Schaub
Jul 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 Stars ****

It Takes a Thief is book 7 in The Bare Bones MC series by Layla Wolfe and while I haven’t read the rest of the series, this book made it easy to follow along. I do recommend reading all of the others if you want the full experience and back story but it is not necessary.
This story brings us back to Ford and Madison, it shows us how the priority of work is coming between their marriage and with Madison being at the end of her rope with being second best. Although now there is a new pl
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Aug 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Okay... Hectic!!!

What an awesome ride. This couple had a long tough road behind them. And it seems like its not over.
Maddy and Ford has been together for a while, but things were not so happy lately. Ford has been pre-occupied with so many other things besides his women.

Maddy is feeling alone and her state of mind is not so good either. And when she meets an older doctor at the clinic she works at, will things change. While Ford is going through his problems his women is facing problems and issu
Momma Hellmouth
Jul 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
My Review of It Takes a Thief by Layla Wolfe
My Rating 5 Stars
Ford and Madison’s story is one I have been waiting for more of and “boy’ did the author not disappoint me. The emotional rollercoaster ride this book takes you on right along side of the characters was incredible. Their story has it all angst, raw grit, intense passion and had me glued to the pages. The Bare Bones MC is one of my favorite series and if you haven’t read one yet, You’re missing out! This one is a great read and I can’t
Jodie Maines
Jul 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book!

I have all the books in this series and have to say this one is my favorite! I just loved this book, it has everything you may want in a story and Maddy was taken to a whole new level. Her character weaves a tale of growth and spiritual awakening. The new characters rocked it to the heart of the story. Please read you will not be disappointed, Layla always provides a excellent ride. You really rocked it this time, I lost a nights sleep reading this one. Keep them coming!
Jun 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Good story of a struggling couple who really do love each other, but life has gotten I'm the way. Ford works too much, trying to manage his business and the MC, much to Maddy's dismay. As a nurse she works hard as well and is in need of a little change as well as some distance from Ford. Ford has to deal with a rival club and a rogue player out to destroy his club. Enjoyed reading this story as always there was some funny dialogue as well as some steamy sex! ...more
Andrea Huseman
Jul 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Love !!! Can be read as a standalone but I suggest reading the whole series. Each book is entertaining and fun reads.
Really no disappointment in this one. I read it very quickly. It held my attention and easy to follow.
All the necessary themes for a good book are here. Well developed characters- impressive storyline/storytelling-packed with emotions--etc...
I strongly suggest reading this one. It's a unique fun time. AndreaGAH ( ARC with an honest review)

Merry Jelks-Emmanuel
Jul 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ford and Maddy are having marital issues. Ford is over his head with concerns from both his MC and construction company leaving him little to no time with his family. Maddy has taken a hiatus and goes to work on Indian Rez where she will be tempted and tested. Can the time and distance bring Ford and Maddy closer together or dissolve their union?

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Andrea Gillan
Another good book

Maddie needs a way to find herself again. She has become quite distant from her husband Ford. He is consumed by work and the club that she is feeling disquiet. She heads to the Rez to volunteer her nursing skills but what she finds is upset and and Ford finds an enemy interested in Maddie.
Jul 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
He has so much on his plate at the moment, his MC club and his company that he has not had time for his wife and marriage. She is feeling lost and lonely so she does something else and finds a young doctor who gives her attention. There will be a lot of trouble as someone is causing problems for her husband
Oct 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love Ford and Maddy's story , It's a love story that had it's ups and down , ford is a strong sexy alpha MC and maddie his better half is equally as tough and they make a great couple . another great book with a great ending. ...more
Jul 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The story was well written, the plot flowed smoothly from page to page and the characters were so well defined that I was totally hooked from page one! As I turned each page I felt like Ford and Maddy jumped from the pages and pulled me right into their story as it unfolded!
Aug 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
The book has a good storyline that is compelling, gripping, and interesting. The characters are intriguing, engaging, and well developed. I liked reading this book.
Oct 24, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good continuation of Maddy and Ford's story. ...more
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Bestselling author Layla Wolfe likes to bring you alpha males--sometimes two at a time--and the kick-ass women who love them. Her BARE BONES MC series explores the dark, disturbing life of the biker club in Arizona. Her spinoff series THE BENT ZEALOTS MC is a gritty MM saga. THE ASSASSINS OF YOUTH MC is a spinoff set in Utah. For a FREE COPY of THE BARE BONES #1, sign up for her newsletter at: htt ...more

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