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Stealing Vengeance

(Vengeance #1)

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She’s an expert at getting into places she doesn’t belong.

The government created Megan, transforming her into a Valkyrie—a deadly operative only whispered about in certain circles. They took everything from her and made her into a weapon. Now someone is leaking secret information about her sisters-in-arms, betraying them for money. Loyal Unto Death is the Valkyrie motto.
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Kindle Edition, 214 pages
Published May 28th 2019 by Kaylea Cross Inc. (first published April 30th 2019)
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Ira
The story much lighter than I expected but it was a good start for a new series.
I can’t wait for Amber’s story now! ❤️

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I can’t wait for this one ❤️

I found out about Valkyrie girls after I read Briar’s story Disavowed.
I loved it so much, and I asked Ms. Cross on twitter if she will write the story of other girls too and she said she will think about it, but then last month I found out she will write this series, so yay for us who love bad ass girls! 😘

Btw, I highly recommend read Dis
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Jennifer
Jun 19, 2019 rated it did not like it
ARC received for review

DNF

I hate to do it because I love Ms. Cross' other books. This one started out with one heroine and then the book is about a different one. Plus the bad guy...I just don't get it. Plus is was slow and boring.
Susan (susayq ~)
WOW! A fantastic start to this series! I loved that it's bada*s women who are the special op focus.

I loved watching Megan learn to trust, not just a man, but to trust her sister Valkyries. Megan and Ty were awesome together. There was the perfect balance of romance and suspense :)

I can not wait for the next one!
Anita
Jun 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, romantic-supense
Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) provided by the Author and Publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an fair and honest review.

I've read a few series where the plot arches over several books and that is what we have here. You get a hot romantic couple and bits and pieces of the suspense plot. It works great here and I look forward to reading the other books. Megan is a powerful heroine and Tyler is her match in every way. The plot revolves around the Valkyries, a group of female special operatives who
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Joelle
This was another great read by this author.This story was intriguing and suspenseful and had more the a few whopping surprises.

I really enjoyed the characters and I loved Megan and Ty together he was perfect for her loyal & loving and understanding and willing to take her back time and time again no matter the consequences.
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I love a story like this as it was fast paced that kept you glued to the pages the entire time.The story also had your heart hurting and heart going out to Megan for what Meg
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Jeanny
May 30, 2019 rated it it was ok
2 stars.
😑 throughout this book I felt like i was missing some vital part of the story. I didn’t realize till the very end where the author lists her previous books that although this book is book 1 in a series the story arc seems to be a continuation from a previous series I haven’t read. I don’t believe this book is a standalone & have no plans to continue the series.
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Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
May 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Sizzling romantic suspense…

Where do I start counting the ways I loved this story? Always a good place to begin is the chemistry – and Megan and Tyler had it! To say their previous encounter was a colossal foo-bar is a wild understatement. Megan was wary and rightly so as any trust she may have had for him was long, long gone. Tyler was not happy about their past – he hadn’t had all the information - which may have changed the outcome. Starting with such a huge deficit meant their do or die missi
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KFForever
May 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Reviewed by Anna on behalf of KindleFriendsForever

This is the first book I have read by this author, an action-packed romance with deadly femme fatales; it’s going to be a great rollercoaster thrill ride this one.

When Megan, a Valkyrie operative trained by the government, finds herself back in the game, little did she know that the man assigned to be her partner is somebody from her past. Megan was trained to be the best in her field by a covert military group, and that soon becomes
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Dísir
A super-secret government program taking orphaned young girls and turning them into black-ops assassins is the basis for Kaylea Cross’s new Valkyrie series.

Having graced graced the pages of her books from time to time, there’s a particular mould that these women seem to fit: doing all that it takes to get the job done, staying solitary, emotionless and distrustful while they’re at it. So similar are they, that it feels like a calculated risk that Cross takes as she finally puts all of them in t
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FTC DISCLAIMER: I RECEIVED AN E-ARC FROM THE PUBLISHER THROUGH INKSLINGER PR. I VOLUNTARILY OFFER MY HONEST REVIEW OF THE BOOK, THOUGH IT IS NOT EXPECTED OF ME! RECEIPT OF THIS BOOK IN THIS MANNER DOES NOT AFFECT MY OPINION OF THE BOOK OR THE CONTENT OF MY REVIEW!

I've only really dipped my toe into this author's works, but I can tell that she's a great one in the Romantic Suspense genre. I was pleased to get a copy of this to review!

My biggest complaints are that this book is actually a spin of
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Sandy S
May 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.25 stars--

ABOUT THE BOOK: Release Date May 28, 2019

She’s an expert at getting into places she doesn’t belong.

The government created Megan, transforming her into a Valkyrie—a deadly operative only whispered about in certain circles. They took everything from her and made her into a weapon. Now someone is leaking secret information about her sisters-in-arms, betraying them for money. Loyal Unto Death is the Valkyrie motto. So when Megan is recruited to find who leaked the files, she takes the
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Anne - Books of My Heart
May 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019, newrelease, 7arcs
This review was originally posted on Books of My Heart
 

Review copy was received from Publicity team. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
 
Stealing Vengeance is the first in a new series, Vengeance . There is all the action and suspense I expect from a Kaylea Cross book, plus a romance.  It's a bit of an enemies to lovers but there isn't much hate; that's quickly in the past. Megan and Ty have grown up since then. Plus they are professionals at thei
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Toni
Jun 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars

This is the first book in the Vengeance series by Kaylea Cross.

This story focuses around a group of elite women who have been trained from a young age by the government in all manner of different skills. This features Megan who has trained since she was taken from her foster home at the age of five.

Megan has never had a serious relationship and when a covert team approaches her she agrees to help them find the person who is spilling the information about the Valkyries to their enemies a
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Janine - The World Was Hers for the Reading
First, I just have to say . . . . AHHHHHH I am so so excited for this series, especially now that I read book one! The entire concept of a secret government agency that takes orphaned girls and turns them into assassins and weapons is a super cool concept and creates one heck of a crazy sisterhood. But, the Valkyries have been disbanded and someone is hunting them so they can’t reveal the truth about the secret government program.

When Megan realizes the program has been exposed, she goes into hi
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Mags
4.5⭐

Stealing Vengeance the first book in Kaylea Cross's new Vengeance series, which features the girls from the Valkyrie program was a great read. That grabbed me from the start and never let go. Thanks to plenty of action, great characters, both old and new and a storyline that was fast paced and exciting to read. And I'm really looking forward to reading more from this series in the future, and I would happily recommend it to others, especially to anyone who is a fan of Elaine Levine's Red Tea
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Speed
Mar 24, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: owned-not-read
Another great read by Ms. Cross. I have read her previous books and she has mentioned the Valkyries before. In this book we meet Megan a Valkyrie who has been betrayed. and is trying to find out who is leaking information about her organization. She meets up with Tyler , with whom, she felt deceived her. Tyler was not aware that he had hurt and jumps at the chance to work with her again. This was a great story and as usual Ms. Cross does not disappoint! Loved it! 4 solid stars*****

*****I volunta
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Shahla's World
Thrilling ride from beginning to end!

Cross' writing throws you right into the thick of the action and doesn't hold anything back.

Full Review: https://shahlas-world.blogspot.com/20...
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Jen_C
3.25 stars.

I'm a huge Kaylea Cross fan but I think this series is just not my cuppa. I prefer her strong female and male characters that are also emotionally balanced and have a strong moral code.
CarolKat
May 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A new series that will have you on the edge of your seat, or keep you up all night reading.

This book opens with an introduction of sorts. Trinity, Georgia and Briar are three of the original Valkyries, they are now 'retired' but a situation has come up requiring their special skills. Their boss Alex Rycroft is coordinating the operation to find a very skilled hacker who has put all of them in jeopardy. This is going to require more than just them since the fact that they work alone would give th
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Shelley
May 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Stealing your heart more like it💕

Megan has gone to ground after the Valkyrie program is revealed and has been staying hidden....that is until she is tracked down by no other than one of our favourite females, Trinity. However, Trinity brings someone with her who Megan has tried to put in her past and forget about!

Tyler has signed up voluntarily to help Megan with an op, especially after he found out what happened to her when he was her instructor twelve years ago. But the attraction between the
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Alima Livzletlivz
The new "Vengeance Series" by Kaylea Cross made an exceptional start with the first "Stealing Vengeance". And what a brilliant storyline!

Megan and Tyler, two strong individuals, two amazingly courageous people and with a past that has so many questions, and a present with more betrayal and unanswered questions, both have the deadly task of weeding out the evil among them.

A definite read and Kaylea Cross outshines herself with this new series!

Received an ARC from the author via NetGalley for an
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Ginny
May 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Love this new series. Leaning about how the valkeries started you totally feel for these woman
Alana
Jun 20, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
DNF @ 30%. I tried, I really did, but there is just something missing from this story. No connection to the characters, plot, nothing. Sorry.

ARC provided by NetGalley for an honest review.
Jenn
Jul 10, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc
3.5 kick-ass stars

I love action movies and I love women that kick-ass and take names!

I totally swooned when I read the blurb on this one, I'm a huge fan of action movies and even better with a strong female lead. Imagine my delighted surprise at the series being based on a whole group of them! Now, I had to switch gears here because I normally read more paranormal and urban fantasy stuff so when I read Valkyrie, my mind immediately went to a Kresley Cole or Shelly Laurenston types of interpretat
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Anna Green
May 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Reviewed on behalf of KindleFriendsForever

This is the first book I have read by this author, an action-packed romance with deadly femme fatales; it’s going to be a great rollercoaster thrill ride this one.

When Megan, a Valkyrie operative trained by the government, finds herself back in the game, little did she know that the man assigned to be her partner is somebody from her past. Megan was trained to be the best in her field by a covert military group, and that soon becomes handy when she has t
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Paula
May 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The idea of super soldiers has been around for a while now, on both TV shows like NCIS and in fictional books. What makes Stealing Vengeance (Valkyrie Vengeance #1) by Kaylea Cross stand out is that these operatives are women. Pretty clever for a government to use women instead of the traditional male soldier. Not exactly legal either for orphaned little girls to be taken, severely trained with specific skill sets, then give them one mindset, “Loyal Unto Death.”

Excellent storytelling that bring
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NICUnurse Stephanie
May 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Stealing Vengeance is book one in Kaylea Cross’ new Vengeance series. This series centers around the group of Valkyries that are girls that are trained by the US government to be covert operators. The program was supposed to have been shut down...but it’s coming to light that it wasn’t. Now someone is trying to take the remaining Valkyries out...permanently. Since this is the first book in the series, it’s obviously a standalone book. But the remaining titles will not be as the backstory will co ...more
Lin ( Nerdy Bookworm)
Jun 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is the first book in this series of intense drama and intriguing action packed story of deception, kidnapping, traitor and betrayal.
The Valkyries a secret program that was created in training girls to be great female assassins. It main objective was talking orphan girls and turning them into black ops
assassins who killed or infiltrates the most prominent people/organizations in the world. There was two phases that was created but after an incident the second phase of the assassins vi
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D.
Mar 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
**4.5 Stars**

Love, love, love the Valkyrie women that were introduced in previous books and the first book of the Vengeance series did not disappoint! This story is pure intrigue and was a page turner from the beginning. Megan Smith is in hiding in the countryside of London when she has been approached by one of her "sisters" - another Valkyrie, a few years her senior. There has been murders of other Valkyries, unknown group/persons that are determined to wipe out their existence (which started
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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Kaylea Cross writes edge-of-your-seat military romantic suspense. Her work has won many awards and has been nominated for both the Daphne du Maurier and the National Readers’ Choice Awards. A Registered Massage Therapist by trade, Kaylea is also an avid gardener, artist, Civil War buff, Special Ops aficionado, belly dance enthusiast and former nation ...more

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