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Retaliate

(Vigilante Justice #2)

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The second book in the Vigilante Justice series features a dangerous second chance romance...

He loved her…and lost her
Justice is still under attack, but it’s been quiet. At least, until I get a phone call saying a resident needs help. Not just any resident either. The grandmother of the woman who ripped my heart out of my chest over a decade before. One trip up the mo
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Published March 15th 2018 by Kinship Press
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Coco.V
Mar 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars - I am loving this series! Retaliate is a beautifully written story that flows seamlessly and I devoured it from start to finish. There was the perfect mixture of romance and suspense and I loved the dynamics with the characters. I would definitely recommend it!
Jessica Alcazar
I can’t say this loud enough **HAPPY SIGH**

So Anabeth stole my heart from page one. I don’t know what exactly it was about her, but she was lovely. She tore my heart in half with her story … from beginning to end. Okay, I’m not gonna give you details of the plot, but these two deserved this second chance to get it right more than most couples I’ve ever read. Everything in your journey can be simplified down to a choice and sometimes, you can’t come back from the choice you made. I am ridiculousl
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Judy Lewis
Mar 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
ENTHRALLING ROMANTIC SUSPENSE WITH HEART!!!
Title: Retaliate
Series: Vigilante Justice
Author: Kristen Harte (Ellis Leigh)
Designation: Book 2 of Series, Short Novel(Approx 230 pages), *Not Recommended As Standalone, HFN #contemporary #romantic suspense #secondchanceromance #militaryromance #sexyalphaheroes #smalltownromance #vigilantejustice
My Rating: Five Sinfully Sexy Stars*****
*This is romantic suspense and NOT suspense lightly sprinkled with romance. The primary focus of each story is romance w
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E.M. Gayle
Apr 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I am really loving this little town of Justice and the people in it. Can't wait to read the next one!
Eleanor (The Book Hammock)
Mar 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I wasn’t sure whether book 2 will keep on with Shye and Alder’s story, but I guess now that they have their HEA, Kristin decided it’s time to move on to the other Kennard boys. And Bishop is a very good Kennard boy, lemme tell ya.So while the Soul Suckers (love this MC name, makes my skin crawl) are still doing their best picking on the Justice town folk, and the Kennards make sure everyone is as safe as they can be, a leggy redhead is back in town for her grandmother’s final days. Said redhead ...more
Jennifer Pierson
Mar 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Retaliate is the second book in the Vigilante Justice series, and while it's about a different Kennard brother, I strongly suggest Payback (Book 1) should be read first, because the suspense factor is an ongoing storyline. With that being said, I'll get on with it now. Anabeth and Bishop fell in love when they were teenagers, and they thought they were forever, until the day she left him without any reason. He's missed her for 14 years, never truly gotten over her, and no other woman ever caught ...more
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Anabeth's Protector!!!

Bishop Kennard, a former Navy SEAL who'd loved a woman named Anabeth Monroe but she left Justice fourteen years ago breaking his heart. When his friend Gage mentioned they git a call concerning Miss Hansen needing hospice care. He never expected to come face-to-face with the only woman he ever loved.

Anabeth Monroe left Justice fourteen years ago and never intended to ever return that was until she had to come back to say goodbye to the only family she'd ever known. Being ba
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Angela
Mar 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 STARS

Bishop Kennard has loved and lost. Time doesn’t always heal wounds, but it can mask the pain that those wounds caused. That is until the bandage is ripped away and your past catches up to you. Anabeth Monroe was is heart and soul when they were younger, but she left him without an explanation and he can not forget devastation that she left in her wake.

Anabeth did not want to resurrect the past because nothing good could come of it. Decisions were made that will affect the rest of her l
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Catherine
Mar 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-s
I received this book as an ARC in exchange for an honest review. This is the second book in the series which focuses on the small town of Justice, Colorado and the people that call it home. The story focuses on Bishop (the 2nd oldest in the family, a former Navy SEAL and a man who endured heartache fourteen years ago that shaped him into who he is today) and Anabeth (a girl shaped by her love of Bishop and a woman who has spent the last fourteen years running from the guilt of the heartache she ...more
Ashley Carr, LSoR
Mar 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love the men of the town Justice. I had it such a hangover from Alder’s book I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth into the second book in the series. Bishop and Anabeth fell in love as teenagers and then one day Anabeth left with no warning or explanation. Now 14 years later, with her grandmother dying, Anabeth comes back to Justice. Bishop has never gotten over his first love and when she has no choice but to ask him for help he looks at that as an opportunity to get answers for why she ghosted ...more
Romance Between The Sheets
Retaliate is book 2 of this series and I had not read the first book Payback. As a reader, I could easily follow the family connections and story of the town. There are some strong and impressive characters in this series that will keep you addicted.

The second half of this story I enjoyed more as I became frustrated wanting to know what event had caused her to flee the town 14 years ago. Feeling pleasantly surprised when all was revealed that I did not guess the big reveal.

Bishop and Anabeth had
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Teri
Mar 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
14 years!! That's how long it had been since she wrecked him by walking away. She never told him why. Now she's back and we get the emotional tale about what happened along with some real fun suspense and intrigue. This author gives us a story that wraps our emotions around her little writers pen, strips us of everything and slowly puts us back together. Anabeth is a strong an independent woman who rarely (only when mandatory) ask for help but she needs help now. She needs help to tell the story ...more
Megan
Aug 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I adored the first book in this series and was finally ready to jump into this crazy world again, from the first chapter I adored Anabeth and her personality as I was just drawn to her. Bishop was a character I slowly warmed to throughout the book and their relationship for me was just perfect. Again this storyline was crazy and fast paced but that’s one of the things I love about these books and the characters your just thrown in to a crazy world yet I love it. I adored the storyline of this on ...more
Wendy Livingstone
Mar 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book in this amazing series, and each book is a standalone. Anabeth and Bishop were everything to each other growing up, and when Anabeth disappears, she leaves behind a devastated Bishop. Now 14 years later, the past is back in the small town of Justice, but will questions be answered? No spoilers’ this is a must read, you will not be disappointed! This author has done an amazing job in writing this story, which is heartbreaking, emotional, passionate, and filled with danger. ...more
Linda Robson
Jan 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bishop Kennard has never gotten over his first love. Anabeth left town fourteen years ago without saying goodbye. One night Bishop gets a phone call to say someone is in trouble and needs his help. When he goes he meets Anabeth who has come home to say goodbye to her grandmother who is dying. Bishop find her squaring off with a member of the Soul Suckers and goes into help. He knows he has to keep her safe as he will never forgive himself. This is the story of there rekindled love and the fight ...more
Linda Robson
Jan 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Bishop Kennard has never gotten over his first love. Anabeth left town fourteen years ago without saying goodbye. One night Bishop gets a phone call to say someone is in trouble and needs his help. When he goes he meets Anabeth who has come home to say goodbye to her grandmother who is dying. Bishop find her squaring off with a member of the Soul Suckers and goes into help. He knows he has to keep her safe as he will never forgive himself. This is the story of there rekindled love and the fight ...more
Theresa
Mar 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love the men of Justice!

Love this series! You love alpha men? This series has them in spades! This is Bishops story about the one that got away. She’s in town and nothing but nothing will stop him from gettin her back! Not rain, floods, Soul Suckers or even the gal herself will get in his way. If I was 10 years younger (ok maybe 40) I would so move to this town. If your lookin for your next book boyfriend he lives in Justice! Highly recommend for lovers of Alpha men.
Terry
Mar 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In the words of LL CoolJ "knock an out the box Ellis"

This book came out roaring. It was so explosive. With so many twist and turns you could not out it down. When I thought I knew what was going on something else adds to the fire. Let's just say I did not see that coming. But I can say, I love me some military men...and these guys are kickazz!
Gloria Nuckols
Jul 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I did not see the secrets and the turns this story took me on. Only true love could be strong enough to pull Bishop and Anabeth through to a bright future. I do hope one day Finn and Anabeth can get past the mistakes as well as become friends again. And that Finn and Bishop can work through the damage. Such an amazing story.
Angie
Jul 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Really, awesome as usual.

This book was just as great, amazing, heart-stopping (in the good way), thrilling, hot, incendiary, as any other Kristin Harte, Ellis Leigh, London Hale (half of London at least ;-) ;-) )!! Instead of having a book boyfriend from her books, I'm starting to have a girl crush on this author, but not the Little Big Town kind of Girl Crush. ;-) ;-) !!
Holly
Apr 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another amazing book in this series. I am so in love with these characters. I can't wait for more
Margarette Dibble
5+ Star's

I would whole hardly recommend this book to adults that enjoy stories that are funny, steamy, suspenseful, and romantic with strong characters both male and female.
Suzanne Baltsar
Mar 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Couldn’t put it down.

It’s two in the morning and I have to be up in a few hours, but I couldn’t stop reading.
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Kristin Harte started off as a chemistry major in college but somehow ended up writing romances featuring ex-military heroes and the women who knock them to their knees…literally and figuratively. She likes drinking in the shade, snuggling under a warm blanket on a cold evening, and researching how to blow things up. Her children know nothing of what she writes, and her husband just hopes he’s not ...more

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Vigilante Justice (6 books)
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