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Gia

(Tied In Steel #3)

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4.67  ·  Rating details ·  55 ratings  ·  43 reviews
He was handsome and from a good southern family.
I was beautiful and didnt know my real family.

He was strong and self-confident.
I was broken and never knew confidence.

He was everything to a girl who had nothing.
I was everything to a man who needed nothing.

He told me I would be his queen
Then, three years later, he stripped me of my crown.

Six months into our marriage, I fell
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220 pages
Published 2018

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Suzi (Obsessive Reading Disorder)
4.5 Stars

This is the final book in the Tied in Steel series. We met Gia in previous stories in the Steel world. Finally we get to see what her life is like. Gia is the alter ego to Maria but Gia is the one that has helped Maria heal and become the woman of steel that she is today.

Love a good single parent story. Throw in over protective alpha big brother to Pea, Pace--- just a great read over all. Pace jumped in to Maria's life and was not going to let her go. He gave her time to get used to
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Renee Entress
Mar 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 star

The story has secrets, pain, and heartbreak. I was pulled right into this story. The story flowed well, and I was kept interested.

If you have not read the below I would recommend reading those books(s) first
Terzetto (The Vault Volume One)
Valentina (Tied In Steel #1)
Paige (Tied In Steel #2)

This is Gia (Maria)s story. Gia is Marias alter ego. She has been through hell and is trying to heal but its a struggle. She needs to build up to being a woman of steel before she knows she is over the
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Kelly Graham
Mar 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Maria will do anything for her kids and does so at her husbands hands, but shes a fighter and when she eventually leaves shell fight to become queen of her own destiny and get her kids where they belong, with her.
Pace is a protector and falls for Maria in an instant, the chemistry between them is intense so its inevitable theyll be together at some point but when he learns of her past and alter ego Gia will he stand by his queens side or walk away?
Wyatt and Aubrey are great kids. Wyatt is the
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Paula
Mar 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A Magnificent Story .
I volunteered to read and review an advanced readers copy of GIA . This is the final story in The Tied in Steel Series. I absolutely love this story and the entire series . Maria has not had a
easy life , abandoned at birth , raised in foster care , married young to an abuser . She became GIA . Pace Arnesen the Mayor of Tybee Island and owner of the Marina . Pace has had a rough coming of age no thanks to Warren Black and his buddies . Pace meets Maria when she moves to
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Kari Hansen
Mar 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gia overcame a painful childhood and believed she found her happy ever after with her Prince Charming only to find out he was a devil in disguise. She has remade herself into a different woman and has returned to Tybee Island to reclaim the one thing she cant live without.

Pace had a difficult past of his own and knows what it takes to overcome those who try to bring you down. He is the Mayor and was always destined to help others but from the moment he meets Gia he wants to protect her, learn
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Bel Black
Mar 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Reading this on International Women's Day, gave it that little extra kick of girl power and inspiration that was already flowing through the pages. Gia comes full circle in this story, she was at rock bottom and finally through many attempts at starting over, has been gifted a second chance at life and at being with what she cares most about in this world, her children. Pace was the icing on the cake!

I absolutely love MJ's writing style, she knows how to empower women and show exactly how strong
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E
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I just love MJ Fields books, love her writing style and love her take on women being the powerful creatures they are (even when they dont know it or arent feeling it). Every book of hers that I read I am yet again blown away by how her writing connects with me, how enthralled I am in the story and how easy it is to just devour.

Not all queens wear crowns... Not all women feel powerful all the time... After everything shes been through which has been more than anyone should ever have to endure,
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Elizabeth Clinton
Mar 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Life isnt always a bed of Roses, when you read Gia you will see how no matter how down and out you might feel that you can always find your confidence once again with the help of others. She has struggled through life, entrusting people she shouldnt and just never thought things could get better until the day she came back to Georgia and Tybee Island. What she didnt know is when she met Pace Arnesen her life would totally change for the better.
Pace Is a man who she could count on, to care for
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Lisa
Mar 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a story that unfolded. It was like watching the phoenix rise from the ashes. Maria, definitely damaged from her past and learning her strength and needing to focus on her future finds Pace, a man who never wanted to be the leader but found himself in charge and taking charge of helping Maria get her future. Both never looking or expecting it both went on an emotional journey where the ride was amazing and awesome to watch.
This book had me hooked from the start and I enjoyed the return of
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Heather andrews
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Pace is a really honest man, planned on wine and staring at you so I could better picture you when I was in the shower tonight. I really liked this book, I loved Pace the man was so good with kids.
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Chris
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gia is a wonderful story about self discovery that grabbed my attention from the first page and held me captive until the last!
MJ Fields is one of my favorite authors. She writes heros and heroines that you wish you could actually meet in settings that she draws vivid pictures of and her stories are unique and always interesting!
I love a good story with a strong heroine that fights for those she loves and Gia is all that and more. Gia is Marias alter ego. The one who allowed her to heal and
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Jodi Bird (Ruby Red Romance Review)
MJ Fields is a go to author for me. I love all her books. I jumped at the chance to read this book. Gia is the last book of the Tied series. And in all honesty, it might have been more than I bargained for. Gia is a book about self discovery. Its about learning who you are and what you really want out of life. Gia is Marias alter ego. I love how Gia allows Maria to heal and learn to love herself again.

I love the woman Maria learns to be. I love how she learns to give her children the safe,
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Rita
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the final book in the Tied In Steel series and I absolutely loved it!
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Gia aka Maria, is the ultimate comeback Queen. Maria has had an awful life, from being abandoned as a baby, brought up in foster care and then physically and mentally abused by the one person she thought would always cherish her.

Pace Arneson, is not only the local Mayor, but also a co-owner of the marina and to say hes an all-round good guy is an understatement, even though courtesy of some of the kids he grew up
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Konny
Mar 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gia by M.J. Fields is book three in her Tied in Steel series. Every book is about another couple and can easily be read as stand-alones. For best reading experience I recommend to read the books in order. The previous books are Valentina and Paige.
Gia is a woman with a rough past. She was married but had to leave and move away, start over, new name, new life, new everything.
But now she's back, properly educated and she wants her children back. She moves to Tybee Island.
Pace never left his
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Bel
Mar 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Reading this on International Women's Day, gave it that little extra kick of girl power and inspiration that was already flowing through the pages. Gia comes full circle in this story, she was at rock bottom and finally through many attempts at starting over, has been gifted a second chance at life and at being with what she cares most about in this world, her children. Pace was the icing on the cake!

I absolutely love MJ's writing style, she knows how to empower women and show exactly how strong
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Sarah - Vanilla Twist Reads
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Amazing book as always the pages just keep on turning. Maria has spent most her young life being passed from pillar to post never having a safe place, confidence low, then marries young to a self righteous man who not only physically abuses her but mentally too but when the opportunity arises this women learns to the tools to stand tall and face her past and the future ahead making a life for her and her children so they never go through what she had to withstand.

Pace hes straight talkin, loyal
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JENNIFER
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gia is the last book in the Tied in Steel series. Pace is a strong man who doesnt let the world get him down. Hes been through some rough situations. Gia is Marias alter ego who is strong and capable of anything and empowered. Then, you have Maria, life was never good for her starting from birth until the end of her abusive marriage. Pace meets Maria and their chemistry sizzles from when they first lay eyes on each other. Pace holds her up, protects Maria and her children and wont let anything ...more
Pat
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: m-f
Feeling worthless always being told that your useless, that has been Gia/ Maria's life ...
Her own worth had been taken from her, draining her completely of who she should be..
Her ex , William was always overly critical, finding fault with just about everything she did and was...
This is a great story of Empowerment , how she changed her life and her future with the 100% help and then love of one extremely capable man called Pace he is the Mayor of Tybee Island where this story is being told...

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Johnna Canter
Mar 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OH WOW!! MJ has done it again. She has a way of breaking you hearting in million pieces but some how finding a way to put it all back together again. But she will do it in a way that is so much better than in was before. I love reading the words that this woman can write and put on a page. It is so amazing. She so has a way of sucking you into a story! This one is no different. Like so many other books, I sooo recommend this book. It doesnt get much better than this!! Gia is such a strong ...more
J. Ockenhouse
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
GIA not only empowers but commands the stage of your mind. You'll never forget her. The emotional rollercoaster goes from 0 to 100. MJ put so much thought and power behind her words. Made you see that GIA could be anyone.

I was beyond excited to read this book. I was not disappointed and because of how intense and brilliant this book is, I'm not going to ruin a moment but I will tell you, you'll recommend and re-read that's a guarantee!!

Worth all 5 stars, too bad I can't give more. I received an
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Danny Jeffery
Mar 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Ill start by saying that I have read all the previous books in this series and for some reason I struggled to follow the story in the first couple of chapters. That said, I do believe that this book can be read on a S/A basis. Overall, I did enjoy this book. It was a fast paced read that held my attention throughout. The story was emotional and had plenty of drama. I loved Gia and her strength and Pace was wonderfully swoony and whilst their chemistry was certainly hot, it just missed a little ...more
April Symes
Mar 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
Gia by MJ Fields is book 3 in the Tied in Steel series. This is Maria/ Gia and Pace's story.
I loved how Maria/Gia comes full circle in this read. She starts off , pretty broken, and by the end, she is standing stronger than ever. Without giving the story away, I just enjoyed the plot, the chemistry between her and Pace, the feels and the way the story is geared towards empowerment. The writing is phenomenal and I liked seeing some previous characters from other Tied In Steel books make
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Nicole Smith
Mar 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars
This is a good book and Maria is inspiring. Life has dealt Maria a bad hand, but her luck may have just turned. She's getting a fresh start to create a life she's always wanted. I loved watching Maria gain a great support system especially Pace. Pace is just delicious. I want one of those for myself. He has so many swoon worthy moments.He shows what a perfect fir he is for Maria. I gobbled this book right up and I couldn't put it down. There is so much heart, feels, and emotion.Maria's
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Rebel
Mar 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Book 3 in the Tied in Steel series and tells Gia and Pace's story.
This is a story about the empowerment of women and the love and understanding of a good man.
I was gripped from start to finish and loved that characters from previous books were included. I was totally immersed in it and MJ Fields has a way of world building that you can visualise it all in your mind.
I hope there is yet another book to tell Fritz's story as I loved her.
BooksRAGirlsBF
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Mj Fields did a beautiful job with this book. Every person has a story untold. You might see a beautiful face but you dont know the stories behind the smile. This book is so empowering. My heart hurt throughout and I dont want to share to much because you need to experience this book for yourself. All I can say is, one click right away. This book will light a fire within. Get ready to rule the world. ...more
Ashley Carr, LSoR
Mar 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Im obsessed with anything Steel!! Maria would do anything and everything to protect her kids so when she suffers at the hands of her abusive husband she knows her and her kids have to get out. Maria feels she is weak and unworthy but she creates an alter ego Gia who is empowered and independent. So Gia is starting at rock bottom and she and her children are gifted with a second chance. In comes Pace and he is just the icing on the cake. He falls for Gia and her two little ones. Not all queens ...more
Sarah N
Mar 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Gia By MJ Fields is both empowering and heartwarming! Book three in the Tied in Steel series was a whirlwind romance read packed with emotion.

I loved the strength that the heroine possessed, and the fight that she displayed. As a mom, this read was moving and emotional. I loved Maria's journey as she reclaimed herself, and took her life back. If you're looking for a read with a strong woman and swoony southern gentleman, Gia is your book!
Theresa Natole
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Another amazing read by MJ Fields. Could not put this book down. Her books just keep getting better and better. Gia,Maria is such a strong awesome woman. William might have tried to break her but she became a woman not to be reckoned with. She loves her children and will do what she has to to protect them. A 5 star read that will keep you glued to every word from the first to the last.
Debra
Mar 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book took me some time to finish ! I enjoyed the tying in to all the ties of steel .. really enjoyed pace from Paiges book and so glad to see his character developed and explored. Maria was strong and loving so happy to see her stand on her feet strong ❤ awesome read !! The kids were adorable ❤ ...more
Sherry Wowk
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Just Damn!! I wont give any spoilers because i cant stand when people do that, but this is a wonderful story about taking power back & becoming the you that was lost. Gia finds that & so much more. Be prepared to get comfy because this is a one day, on the couch, turn out the world read. Thank you Mj for giving us a world to get lost in. ...more
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MJ Fields is a USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance novels. She lives in New York with her daughter and smoochie faced Newfie, Theo.
When shes not locked away in the cave, she enjoys spending time with her family, live music, the theatre, singing off key, dancing to her own beat, listening to audio books, and reading of course.

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