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(Mr. Rook's Island #3)

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From New York Times bestseller, Mimi Jean Pamfiloff, comes CHECK, book #3 of the Romantic Suspense series, Mr. Rook’s Island.


Mr. Rook, eccentric billionaire and owner of the most exclusive island resort in the world, has a secret. Hint: Legends say i
ebook, 225 pages
Published August 21st 2018 by Paper & Silver, Inc.
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]

Check is book three in the series, Mr. Rook’s Island, by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff. I’m trying to think of something witty to say to start out this review and I’ve got nothing. Because there is nothing I can say that will really express to you what a complete crazy, wild ride this book is, actually the whole series is. You really do need to read them in order. Each book starts out right where the previous one leaves off. This book is the finale of the three.

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As I said, we start right up where book two
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Nice ending to the trilogy!

This book was not utterly predictable like so many third books are. There were a lot of twists and turns that went in unexpected directions. I was pleasantly surprised. Chances are great that at some point I will re-read this series. I really enjoyed it. A big getaway from the standard romance fare. Props to MJP.

Mindy Lou's Book Review
Aug 11, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018
What a wild ride this series was! I'm not sure how to describe it. It's a bit of the Twilight Zone, a bit of Fantasy Island and a bit of Nancy Drew. Weird combination right? Put it all together and you get a very unique storyline that will teach you to live life to the fullest and love can conquer all.

This is not a standalone and you do need to read these books in order. I also recommend reading Wilma Salinger's part after the story. Once again, I'm not sure where the author is going to take it
Sophia Triad
Aug 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
“What do you mean ‘Stephanie left the island’?”

After renouncing his oaths, Rook ages really fast. He only has a few weeks to live. He hoped that Stephanie would spend his final days with him.
Stephanie is gone. She has finally found her answers about her sister Cici’s death thanks to Rook's aunt. She feels betrayed and sad and she does not want see Rook again.
When she arrives home, she will be captured by Warner Price who wants what he was promised. Price will blackmail Rook with his only wea
Aug 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Epic Mind F*** has you hopping out of the frying pan and into the fire!

At the end of Pawn we had a doozy of a cliffhanger. Thanks to Auntie sociopath Stephanie has finally found her answers about her sister Cici’s death. Betrayed and heartbroken by the man she loves, escape from the island couldn’t happen fast enough. Unfortunately her plan to turn Rook over to Warner Price is swiftly ended when she arrives home only to have Price looking for her. He doesn’t care what she has to say, his patienc
Aug 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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WOW! What an incredibly twisty, curvy, thrilling ride! Mimi Jean provides another super original romantic suspense that gripped me from start to finish. I never saw it coming and yet I did because I know that with a Pamfiloff you should expect the unexpected.

I'll write a better review later, detailing all the curve balls... not! But I did wanted to tell you guys something I don't think I've ever mentioned about her books. You know how some autho
He took a vow of poverty and chastity, long, long ago but that was before he met HER. Now James Rook, once the owner of a magical island and dashing creator of dreams come true is alone and dying, Stephanie has fled the island without a word.

Even with all of the secrets his has shared with her, all the truths he has told, he kept the one dark secret that Stephanie needed answered, what happened to her sister? How did she die? But someone told her and she ran, right into the deadly arms of a vil
Aug 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
GOOD. NESS. This conclusion stole my breath and nearly caused a fainting spell!

I don't do spoiler reviews and as I sit here trying to put some words to paper, I feel like anything I say is going to do just that, so instead I'll say this. This was an outstanding conclusion to a remarkably original storyline. It was an emotional roller coaster ride that sent you on another dive as soon as you leveled off and each twist left you feeling disoriented. YES! It was great!!

Rook and Stephanie's journey i
Aug 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing

I can not elaborate on the plot more than the blurb because I am scared of spoilers. Needless to say this is the conclusion of Rook and Stephanie's story and boy it's a doozie. I was able to guess certain aspects of the story just because in my mind that was the only way it could have happened. But the end left me all giddy and satisfied.

MJP writing as always is tremendous, her active setting sweeps you away to that Fantasy Island. First person POV that alternates between Stephanie a
Aug 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Hell yeah, the final installment didnt disappoint.

There s action, drama, suspense...and the ultimate sacrifice the heroine makes to save the man she loves all the while he's been doing the same thing for her...

Damn, this thing called s complicated when it shouldnt
And when added the fantasy factor to the mix, there s no greater adventure than given here...
Kathy O'Toole
Aug 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Although this book can be read as a stand alone, it is the third and final book in the Mr. Rook’s Island series. When last we saw our heroine, Stephanie, she had been kidnapped by mobster Warner, from whom she borrowed the money to get to Rook’s Island. We find her locked in his trunk and believing he is about to kill her. Using her head, she tells him that she knows how to get the money she owes him and promises that she knows how to get him to the island, which is what he really wants. Warner ...more
Iza Brekilien
I should open a "everybody-loved-it-but-me" shelf (often happens) and put that series right there. Because practically everybody is delighted, enthralled, adores these books while they left me... wary, unsatisfied, doubtful about everything that happened and most of all distant with the characters.

I didn't like Stephanie and it has nothing to do with her big mouth, just the general attitude. I wasn't captured by Mr Rook, either. The mob guy was cliché. The evil/crazy person who has an ulterior
Dina Reyna
Aug 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Holy S#@*!!!!!!

My goodness woman!!! Boy you love to deal your magic wand of mind fuckery and give us readers heart palpitations, serious leaky eyes, and the classic "ahhh Damn it woman". If you haven't read a Mimi book this is just the beginning of symptoms of the Mimi Jean Pamfiloff syndrome. Other symptoms include rapid heart rate, really hot gods, really hot vampires, really hot doctors, really hot Mermen, really hot Jocks, really hot King, and now a really hot Rook. Snarky, headstrong, stubb
Jun 21, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Aug 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This last book of the series seriously qualifies for a total white knuckle ride. This is Mimi Jean at her finest, doing what she does best. Messing with the readers reality. She had me checking mine once or twice during this one, along with a couple of "wait, what?" moments.
Book three picks up right where we last see Stephanie, in the trunk of Prices car, headed to parts unknown. He wants his money or her life or both. He keeps her locked up for a few days, she's all for self preservation here
Molly Carson
Aug 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I Love Mimi! She is one evil author! LOL. She takes you on a roller coaster from start to finish.

Book 3 start with Stephanie in the trunk of Mr. Warner's car on the way to who knows where. How can she get out of this alive? He wants Rook's island and she didn't deliver. Now she had to pay. At the same time Rook has given up his vows and is aging fast.  Can he save her? Does she want a life with him if he does?
All your questions will be answered, if your lucky but a few more may crop up. Is this
Aug 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A refreshing change, so different from anything else out there. Please read this only after the others, the story is continuous and very important for the full effect to read in order. We get answers to questions we never thought about and answers we've been dying to know. I love how we get an official ending but we also get to hear from Wilma, a special guest we've been following since the beginning. The queen of cliffhangers just can't help herself but be open to possibilities, I love that! Ne ...more
Brooke May
Aug 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This series was a whirlwind of wildness that I'm not sure how I could ever possibly describe it other than you should invest in to read. A splash of Fantasy Island for the vibe, all three books leaving you wanting more even when it is at the end.
I went into this book with an open mind much like I do with every one of Mimi Jean's books. I also did my best to brace myself for the unexpected. I enjoyed all of this wild ride and that ending has my hunger for more grumbling in the pit of my stomach.
Cali Jewel
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The mind blowing conclusion of this crazy wild island adventure that will leave you breathless. This final chapter starts where Pawn left off and continues on the same twisted and exciting ride to the very end..... Loved it!

James is at the end of his long life and was looking forward to spending the last of his days with the only woman he has ever loved. However things are never just easy cut and dry right. Stephanie has just found out the truth about the man she loves and is in grave danger fro
Aug 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
OH MY STARS!!!!! WOW! Just WOW!! I devoured this book. I just couldn't put it down. I can't believe the twists & turns in here. Although, after reading a number if Mimi Jean's books, I shouldn't be surprised! To get the full effect of this book, you DO need to read the first two. Things won't make too much sense if you don't. I'm not sure I'm ready for this particular literary universe to be closed, though. The end was completely dramatic, thrilling, exciting, & yes, happily ever after, kind of. ...more
Ann Ellis
Aug 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal
Mimi Jean returns us to her twisted version of “Fantasy Island.” The Island draws people to it. To heal or to die. Rook and Stephanie are battling each other, the island, family and fate. The question who will win and who will loose?
The series is dark but it does have its lighter moments. I mean what woman wouldn’t want their wildest fantasies delivered to them on a lush tropical island, but beware there’s always a catch. I recommend you take a chance and see if the series takes into its fantas
What an end, Mr. Rook!! Never have I ever been disappointed for reading your story. Never! From the very first prologue, Mr. Rook.

With this very end book with a voilà ending like this, once again, I confirm my satisfactory for reading your story.

Salute, Mr. Rook!!
Aug 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: contemporary, romance
Oh wow! Thank you Mimi! An awesome series. There’s still twists and turns a plenty in Check. But thankfully there’s no confusions or questions left unanswered, in this entry to the series and the story thrilled me to bits.
I really couldn’t work out how this one could end, it really blew me away. I loved it!
This is a terrific series, very different and the characters were very good, some very unique and mysterious, and the story line has to be read in order as they are not stand alone but are de
(Morbid?) Curiosity brought me here.

In ‘Check’, things do come to a head and with several twists and turns—this can range between absolute nuts and sort of believable if you squint—, somehow Stephanie and Rook break free of their curse, the bad guys miraculously get what they deserve and all’s well that ends well.

There’s no secret really, that I’ve found this series of Mimi Jean Pamfiloff’s a little too zany for me, but the odd licks of the paranormal and the mysterious here and there keep me
╰⊱♥⊱╮ღ꧁Kathy,Ahmazing Book Faerie꧂ღ╭⊱♥≺
Thank you to Miss Mimi and her team for giving me the opportunity to read an ARC of another wonderful, satisfying book.
This is a very quick read, and continues on from where Pawn left off.
With this being an ARC review, I don't want to spoil anything for readers, so this is a bit tricky.


Suffice it to say, there's the usual twists turns and intrique we get in this series, a few surprises, and if you want a really big surprise, read the little bit at the end, if you're not into surprisy spoilerey
Serena Buffaloe
Aug 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Check Mate !!

What a glorious book this was ! A superb read . In this last book of this series, we follow Stephanie, as she leaves the island very unexpectedly along with the love of her life. But once in the mainland, things go from worse to horrible !!!
James is a man without the woman he loves and just wants to be left alone. This island paradise gives every woman that comes here the fantasy of their lives. But his just left. Along with his future. Until a desperate Father needs help only Jame
Emily (Mrs B's Books)
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

Thanks to the previous book ending in a cliff hanger, this book does not disappoint and takes you on so many twists and turns that this mindfuck of a book turns things you think are going to happen into something else.

There is also an extra little tidbit of a tale at the back in regards to Wilma, and a possible spin off series that may come after.

LOVED this book and it certainly really gripped me as i finished this
Aug 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
The final installment of Mr. Rook's Island, at last. We are gifted with Ms. Pamfiloff's signature humor and wit. Moreover, we finally understand the mystery behind the island and the curse. Yes, there is an HEA, have no fear. And there's still the smoldering chemistry between Rook and Stephanie. My only gripe (and it's a small one), is that I wish book #3 were a tad bit longer. I'm thrilled the series is wrapped up in a nice tidy bow, but everything happened so fast at the end, I wanted to savor ...more
Aug 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved it! We FINALLY find out how/why Cici ended was on the island in the first place. We see Stephanie go through hell and come back stronger with a sense of clarity she's searched for the entire series. I love that we got to know Rook's aunt a little better. The multiple plot twists had me on a rollercoaster of emotions but I wouldn't habe changed a single one. And at the end we figure out why we've been handed little snippets of Wilma throughout the books. Mimi is indeed an evil genius.
Aug 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Check is a very satisfying end to a great series. It is by no means a simple HEA, there is a fantastic journey to that end with lots of emotional moments and unexpected plot twists. Characters that were already well fleshed out reveal even more depth in this book. If this is your first book of the series, grab the whole set and start at the beginning, you’ll have a hard time putting them down and will be sucked into the fantasy and mystery of Rook’s island.
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