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Reckoning

(Skulls Renegade MC #5)

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Misery loves company…and I prefer to dance with the devil.

I wasn’t supposed to want her, and yet here I am. She’s the queen of hell and most people hate her, but that’s because they don’t know her.
Katya is special, a broken gem who has been through so much and yet stands up like she’s endured nothing.
I’m risking everything by being with her, but what happens when s
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Kindle Edition, 338 pages
Published June 11th 2018 by Knox Publishing
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Bex (Beckie Bookworm)
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5 Stars

OMG this was fantastic and my absolute favourite of all the books in this series.
Events here finally culminating with such reveals that have left the whole Skulls Renegade MC reeling in shock from the secrets and lies unfolding right before there eyes.
What a finale this episode had; saying I'm actually gobsmacked here is an actual understatement.
"Reckoning" left me completely flawed; so excuse me here while I actually pick up my jaw from the floor.
So This time around its Katya and Slasher
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~Merrideth Hawk ~Filthy Fahrenheit Book Blog~
Jul 02, 2018 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: noone
⭐️⭐️TWO STARS⭐️⭐️ (and I might change to 1-Star)

I am trying to figure out how this novella received so many 5-Star reviews, it actually irks the fuck out of me! The only reason I haven't given it 1-Star yet (and that might change) is because I actually finished it and I only finished it because it was 189 pages.

☠️ - there are WAY too many grammatical issues and spelling errors, it only needed one edit to get it perfect which says a lot about thoroughness
☠️ - it became apparent quite quickly the
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Jes
Jun 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed, arc
WHAT?!?!?! I have screamed at my kindle for 10 minutes because of that ending! I couldn't put this book down but you can't leave a girl hanging like this....

Four days later after the shock has worn off - I absolutely loved Katya and Slasher’s story. This book will have you crying and feeling Katya’s loss than needing a cold shower by the end of this book you will be rocking yourself in a corner yelling WHY, KNOX WHY!?! I am on emotional overload. I’m not sure who I hate/love anymore. All I can s
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Sissy's Romance Book Review
Reckoning by Elizabeth Knox is book Five in the Skulls Renegade MC Series. This is the story of Katya and Slasher / Junior. I have read the previous books and feel you can make this a standalone book if you choose to do so. But most of the books have a underlining theme and recurring characters so it may help you to enjoy it more if you do.
Katya mother sold off her children into slave trafficking. Katya tried to protect her younger sister by taking most of the physical part but when she was sol
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Jai
Jun 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Whew! This book did not hold back at all. It was spicy from the beginning to the end. It's definitely not for the week of heart. It's the Russian mafia meets the MCs... even though both groups are separate, they are each connected in some way.

I love the connection between Junior and Katya. They just seem to fit very well together and have a level of understanding for one another.

I received this book as an ARC and and I am so glad that I did. This is my first book that I read from Elizabeth Kno
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Doris
Jun 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: biker, arc
This is a mixture of MC and the Russian Mob packed with some very strong females. How does a mother sell her children and how do those children survive the hell she sold them into? Slash/Junior has some pretty deep scars as well both inside and out. Will these two damaged people be able to find any solace in their lives?
Suey_Library
Jun 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
***Received Advanced Readers Copy through a blog tour hosted by Give Me Books Promotions in exchange for an honest review***


Oh my lanta - thank you! Whew. I was starting to get really worried there, this one definitely will be my favorite thus so far - Reckoning was definitely a better read! 

I think I mostly liked Reckoning because I was finally given what I wanted: Slasher. That's right, I wanted him since his first appearance and now I have him comrades! So yes, this go we have Junior "Slasher
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Zelda
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I have recently read The Trade (The Clans, book 2) by this author, and it was so well-written and gripping, I grabbed this one too. Luckily for me, although this is book 5 in the Skulls Renegade MC, there seems to be a bit of storyline overlap so I was able to keep up with this action-packed book. The start of the story is brutal, as we watch the last stages of Katya's old life with Sergei. She is physically & mentally strong, so driven by her need to protect her siblings. There are no good guys ...more
Nate
Jun 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow. Katya's story is so dark & suspenseful...couldn't put it down. I'm voluntarily leaving an honest review for a copy of the book. ...more
Kathleen
Jun 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
I really must be honest this book was hard for me to rate. I initially thought I would give it a 3 star but I hate to do that to an author. I have read some of the books in the series but not all so I may be missing some key pieces, thus the 4 stars.
I do remember Slash from a previous book and wasn't thrilled with him and in this book, for me, he did a complete turn around. MC members or even drifters are really alpha but next to Katya he becomes someone who gladly allows her to take the lead on
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AC Squared Book Blog
Jun 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
HOLY CRAP! So I knew this book was going to special, but I did not expect that!!! I loved seeing this side of Katya and seeing how she rose from the ashes. Then we have Slash, who pretty much did the same thing. The end of Relentless had me super curious about what would happen with Slash. He really seemed closed off and I was almost afraid of what was going to happen to him. I absolutely loved that he and Katya got together, it is just too perfect.

One of the many things I loved about this book
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MJ's Book Blog and Reviews
Jun 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Review by: Melanie
(4 stars)

Reckoning is Katya and Slasher/Junior’s story. We have met Katya briefly as she is Dimitri’s sister that is married to a Russian mafia boss, and Slasher is the MC sort-of-brother who was taken along with Bellamy in her and Butch’s book. There is more to Katya than what there appeared to be in Dimitri’s book, but I can’t really say anything more about it without giving away the story, we just know that Dimitri and their sister Ksenia are not exactly happy to see her. As
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Julianne Macneil
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I read this book as part of an arc program. This is a dark tale about a young woman named Katya who was sold by her mother into a world of slavery and eventually sold to Sergei, a crime boss who became her husband. Katya would do anything to protect her brother and sister who were also sold, and when she was divorced from her husband, he forced her to keep working for him. When Katya tried to contact her brother at his MC, he didn't want anything to do with her because he believed she was a will ...more
Kim
Jun 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Reckoning is another amazing read by Elizabeth Knox. This is the fifth installment of the Skulls Renegade MC series. I could not put this book down it is so good. This is the story of Katya and Slasher. Everyone calls Katya a monster but she has the right to be one after all she has had to go through to protect the ones she loves, though the ones she loves don’t want her around anymore. Katya was married and her husband through her away. With nowhere to go she comes to Tennessee to try to reconn ...more
Shauntelle
Jun 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
When you find yourself pulling an allnighter just to read a book, and have no qualms about the fact that you still have to get up and go to work, well that right there tells you it's a darn good book!!!

I mean lets be real when I saw that this was Slasher's book I was done for anyway!!! I love everything about that man and I had to make sure if I couldn't have him (he's still mine though ) Knox gave him a woman that was worthy enough of him. A woman that would look past the physical, a woman tha
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Kelly DeMarco
Jun 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Darkly serious and seriously romantic (in their own dark way)

Reckoning by Elizabeth Knox is not a romance for the lighthearted. A well written book that blends MC, Eastern European/Russian Mob families and human trafficking, not to mention pulse pounding torture. I found myself holding my breath often! Katya and Slasher, a seemingly unlikely pair find love and acceptance in a crazy turn of events. Their breath stealing, rough and raw chemistry burns the pages up.
I enjoyed the path this author to
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Cynthia Carpenter
Jun 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book takes you on a dark and twisted ride right from the beginning of it.
Katya is hard and cold but with everything she has done to protect the ones she loves. She get sold so to the Mafia Sergei to save her sister. Things turn from ok to really bad for her. When she tries to save her brother and sisters from their uncle they don't want to hear or have anything to with her. Slasher is trying to hide from the world after what in New York. He comes back to club and sees Katya and the spark i
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Kristen Johnson
Jun 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Full Review to come.


Wow! Reckoning sucked me into it's dark and twisty story from page one and held me captive as I devoured each and every word. Sometimes I cringed, sometimes I wanted to cry and/or hit something/someone but I also couldn't walk away. I needed to know what was coming next, I wanted to find answers, to watch Katya move through what was happening.

I found myself lost in the darkness, curious to know what painful thing would come next while equally hoping there'd be some light. I
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Cris
Jun 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Elizabeth Knox is amazing and her Skulls Renegade series is fabulous! This one veered off the beaten path just a bit and stayed out of MC life most of the time, but she weaves us into The Clans, which I definitely want to read now...oh my word! Katya is a monster, or at least others believe she is, herself included. She has done so much to survive, but she’s also given up so much of herself to protect the ones she loves. Tossed aside and hurt she meets Slasher. We got to know Slasher in Bellamy ...more
Tessa Poffé
Jun 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
If you've read the previous book in this series, you've read about the horrific assault on Slasher by a member of his previous MC. His face matches his nickname, Slasher.
The moment Slasher meets Katya, he's impressed by her beauty and by her attitude. She seems to have had an equally difficult past as him. He can see the pain in her eyes.
The moment Katya meets Slasher, she's impressed by the Knight in Shining armour. She sees the good in Slasher. She's seen a lot of monsters in her life, but ev
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Kathy
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Katya has been through hell and back and all for good reason. To save her family. She is married to a very powerful and evil man Sergei. When he decides that he no longer wants to be married to her and finds her pregnant, he doesn't the unthinkable. He has his doctor not only kill their baby but make sure Katya could not give any other man a baby either. She is on a mission to find her siblings to let them know about family trouble. They don't get along due to family history which you will learn ...more
Christiann Igou
Jun 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-2018
First Off, go one click this book now!

Elizabeth Knox has a way of writing that drawls you in while leaving you freaking speechless at every turn. Every story weaves with the others and you see overlapping chatters through all of her books.

I am in love with Slasher & Katya, especially Katya! She is strong and fierce and doesn't apologize for who she is. She loves her siblings like no other and has dealt with more turmoil than anyone can fathom. Slasher is a no BS type of guy and Katya perfect m
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Ashley Sledge( UnderCoversBookBlog)
This is the 5th book in the Skulls Renegade series but I feel like each book can be read as a standalone. This book is about Katya and Slasher.

Katya's mother sold her and her siblings into human trafficking and Katya done what she had to do to keep her sister safe. Her siblings hate her for it but there is a war brewing because of their uncle. Katya goes to warm her siblings and meets Slasher!

Slasher has been through hell and back so when Katya and slash meet, their souls kind of recognize that
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Demetra | Demi Reads
Jun 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs, e-books
4 1/2 stars
I’m so excited that we get Slash’s story finally!
Katya is suffering every day. First from her mother and now from her husband. What he did to her was horrific. Katya meets Slash at the clubhouse, when she goes to find her brother. There is an undeniable connection between them and their attraction is instant. The book was full of twists and turns, especially the ones at the last chapters, I really didn’t see that coming. I really thought that we were going to see more of this impendin
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Erika BookHavenBookBlog
Jun 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mc-romance
"It has been far too long since I have been looked at in this light and it warms my heart. I crave it. For once, I just want to see someone who doesn't hate me nor fear me, just someone who sees me."

I was excited to finally get the backstory on Katya, the powerful, strong sister of Dimitri, and her painful past reared it's ugly head lending depth and layers to her character. Slasher was her equal match, and they exploded my kindle with heat, vulnerability, and a duo that would mow down all enemi
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Merry Jelks-Emmanuel
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Katya has never had an easy life since the death of her father. Sold in as a child by her mother someone who should have loved and protected her proved to her that she should trust no one but herself. Sergei the man she was sold to used her as a sex toy and a pawn to do his bidding. In the end they married but when she thought she had love once again she was proved wrong. When she meets Slasher they have a lot in common in that they have lived hard lives and trust does not come easy. With nothin ...more
Amy Jones
Jun 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
WOW... I wish I could give it a 10 Star review!!!!!!

When I started reading Elizabeth Knox series a month ago I never dreamed that I would be consumed with this series. Book after book it keeps getting better, when I think I love one of the books more than the previous book the next one comes out and it's even better. OMG!!! Reckoning book 5 was outstanding I LOVED IT... You did an awesome job Elizabeth Knox writing the story of Katya. I finally know what Katya had to endore at the hands of other
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Daniella
Jun 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
This romance is an incredible ride that really delights but also gets us thinking. Katya is an amazing, strong woman, and I love getting her story. Katya and Slasher have such strong chemistry, I was immediately pulled into their story. I thoroughly enjoyed this romance and this series. That said, I encourage fellow readers to grab all the books because it really adds needed context to help enrich the experience. The author does a fantastic job of bringing us up to speed, but I was happy I'd rea ...more
Denise Van plew
Jun 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
To say it took me long to get into this one would not be so. I have been consumed by this series from the beginning with each new installment inhaling the story behind whomever it features as this one centers around Slasher and Katya. A little surprised but feeling it is bold that she is the one you get to see the layers for. Having encountered her brother with also knowing there are other sisters they get really interesting. You get your answers on why she has walked the path she has and contin ...more
Bookbytch5 janet Gray
Jun 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Brilliant story Elizabeth.This is the #5 book in the Skulls Renegade MC series. This is Katya and Slasher (Junior) story. They both have undeniable attraction and connection that draws them both to each other. They have been hurt in there past, So can they help each help other heal. We find out so much in this story we also get to introduced to Mariana and Ion The Clans Series. Sorry thats it you get no spoilers form you just have Pre-Order it now too read there whole story when it releases. A m ...more
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