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After tragedy rocks the small town of Danville Creek, best friends Emma Blake and Branch McKenna are ripped from the only homes they’ve ever known.

Twenty years later, they are called back to… Rosey Plantation.
A getaway shared by their parents and... the place they were all found dead.

As they get the house ready to sell, they uncover clues to a game—a handcuff key in a tr
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Published May 24th 2019
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Natalie The Biblioholic


Let me just tell you this...
If you're looking for a good scare,
willing to constantly look over your shoulder at the slightest sound,
wanting to feel a cold chill down your spine,
and enjoy that strange feeling at the nape of your neck...
You. Will. Love. This. Book!



Things I loved:
👀 watching the friendship between Branch & Emma blossom into something so much deeper than love
👀 the second chance that B & E got and how easy the authors made it
👀 Willa
👀 the growing bond between all of the chara
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Bex (Beckie Bookworm)
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This was a fantastic read that I enjoyed immensely.
A collaboration between two authors and it really was seamless they have done a great job with this.
I only have experience with one of these authors before L.A. Fiore and as that was a five-star read for me I was expecting great things from this, so glad it didn't disappoint.
So this was told from multiple POV's but the two main ones at the centre of this storm were Best friends Branch and Emma: growing up together in the small town of Danville C
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 Leo (Queen of the Rants)
Dnfed @ 14%
I’m not in the mood for long separation books! 21 years or so.
They both lost their Vs together but hero got married and had a baby while heroine had mental issues. I don’t know if she was really celibate or not but I won’t hold my breath. I read a review before dnfing and apparently there’s F/F and M/M. I’m not into those kind of books. So I better cut my losses here.
Jennifer
* A review copy was provided by the authors in exchange for an honest review *

~ 5 Red Rose Stars ~

WOW!!! What an absolute mind bending story!! This book was so twisted, I am almost scared to say how much I loved it.

L.A. Fiore and Anthony Dwayne’s minds are true masterpieces. I don’t know how they come up with their stories. This is their second collaboration and it was a true gem!!! This book was truly hard to put down once you start. This story will take a hold of you from the very beginning an
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Shannon Stuckey
May 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is like nothing I have ever read before!!!!!

LA Fiore and Anthony Dwayne have totally blown my mind with this book! Ring around the Rosey has everything to keep you glued to the pages, from loads of suspense and haunting thrills that keep you on the edge of your seat, to chemistry so hot you feel like you need some ice! There were times when I wanted to read with one eye closed and had chills racing and then turn the page and wanted to laugh out loud at the banter between all the charac
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Darlene
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Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
"Even older, the connection they had as kids was just as strong, maybe even stronger because they knew what they were missing being separated."

I've been an L.A. Fiore fan for years, adding Anthony Dwayne to the mix is like putting sprinkles on the icing on the cake. I honestly can't tell who writes what in this dynamic writing duo, it's so seamless they are one voice, and a damn good one!

Let me begin with a #MindFuckAlert! Who doesn't love romantic suspense, right? I was putting ON my prof
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Renee
May 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book from the publisher/author to review for Stephanie's Book Reports.

After tragedy rock the small town of Danville Creek, best friends Emma Blake and Branch McKenna are ripped from the only homes they've ever known. Twenty years later, they are called back to..Rosey Plantation. A getwawy shared by their parents and the play they were all found dead. As they get the house ready to sell, they uncover clues to a game--a handcuff key in a trinket box, eye bolts anchored i
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Beyond The Covers Blog
May 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: carrie
What happens when your world is flipped upside down and your forced to leave your best friend and home?

Branch and Emma have been best friends sense they were 5 years old until something terrible happened and Emma is forced to leave. Fast forward 20 years later Branch, Emma and Three of there other friends are summoned back home to tie up loose ends. They figure get in and get out but things start happening and they are forced to stay longer then they intended.

This book will have you guessing an
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Heather andrews
May 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Branch has a way with his words, “you turned out effing hot as eff, babe.” Then he placed the wing in his mouth and pulled it out slowly, keeping his eyes on Emma the whole time." Branch really appreciates his woman's feisty demeanor, “I’m gonna go tap that *** while she’s still on fire. So, you can see yourself out.” With that Branch leaped up the stairs, grin filling his face, hoping his woman was still pi**ed." I liked this book, I loved Branch, some parts of the book book were a little...um ...more
Tina Henry
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Can I just start off by saying OMG! What a trip I’ve been on reading RATR. This story has it all and with such chemistry. The flow of the story and intrigue keeps you on the edge of your seat and did I mention spooky. A few times while reading I felt the hairs on the back of my neck stand straight up! Congratulations to both authors on the collaboration of this book and thank you for sharing it with us, your fans. This is a must read!
Adriana
May 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I went in not knowing anything about this book and let’s just say was so unexpected and I loved every second of it . Let’s just say it’s not for the faint hearted lol a lot of mystery and maybe don’t read it at night lol really enjoyed it very much it had twist and turns and sooo many secrets and was hot as it really did have it all recommend it ❤ ...more
Alexis
May 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
L.A. Fiore and Anthony Dwayne two authors who created something wickedly amazing. Scared to say how much I absolutely loved and enjoyed this book. From the creepy findings, the sex (holy hell the sex was hot), to the way I will never be able to listen to Ring Around The Rosy again. This book takes you on one hell of a ride I was on edge and just when I thought I figured it out it led me to a mind blowing twist. This book was very well written! If you’re into suspense, romance, a little paranorma ...more
Charmain
Jun 01, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Fiore is one of those writers that I just buy her books automatically because she is the author. I did not like this book. The story was implausible.
April
Apr 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely mind blowing!! These two authors have once again managed to write as one and created a truly unique masterpiece for their readers. This book is packed full of twists and turns and impossible to put down. Haunting, suspenseful, creepy at times, erotic, romantic, this book has everything you could want in a story. The chemistry between the characters is off the charts! It will keep you on the edge of your seat and guessing who did what. When you think you know what will happen next...gu ...more
Sara ✨ Next Book Review Blog ✨
The relationship and friendship between Emma and Branch reminds me that there are some relationships where we just know, like a snap of the fingers, that we are meant to be with that person. It isn't always sexual, sometimes it's friendship rooted in deep feelings of respect and understanding. Sometimes those feeling expand into more. This is what happened for Branch and Em. Sometimes you just know your heart isn't complete without the other.

I love a man that can feel, a man that opens his hear
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Gin
Jun 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Mysterious, intriguing, suspenseful and a sexy romance. The usual from Ms. Fiore, one of my favorite authors. I love the unusual vibe that normally accompanies all the fabulousness of her stories. And this story had it in spades especially the hotness of the sexy couple, Emma and Branch (great name) and the house, Rosey Plantation. The mystery of the years-old tragedy that took place in the house that not only affected our couple but other teens as well slowly unfolds with a wonderful strangenes ...more
Angela
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Have to say that I really didn’t see that fully coming when I read this book! I knew that there was going to be a very interesting backstory while reading and holy hades was I totally right! I have found that individually, the authors create a spectacular story, but together they create something that really keeps me guessing each time!

One of things that I really loved about this story was the emotional impact! Each character, secondary and primary, went through such a range of emotions that it
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Jennifer Pierson
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
OH MY CHILLING HELL! I have no clue as to how to write this review without giving anything away, and yet do some kind of justice to this brilliant piece of scary dark goodness! First of all, not sure you can really pigeonhole it in any sort of category as this dynamic duo really crossover into several very smoothly, like I mean it's part Mystery/Suspense, to Horror, and has Romance in it with some super hot sexy times. A bit of background, besties Branch & Emma got separated after tragic eve ...more
Ga Books LoverX
May 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
Y'all this was some kinda twisted! I would categorize this almost a dark suspense and even a bit of horror in it. I can say it was a completely original read and caught my attention.

The blurb is absolutely outstanding it setting up the book but without going in to details, so I am going to try to not go in to any other details as well. Basically the story starts with Branch and Emma, childhood best friends that were tragically ripped apart, meeting back up at Rosey Plantation. They not only get
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2OCC Reviews
May 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: jessica
This was like a murder myster on steroids. This author duet really weaves a complex story that kept me on the edge of my seat. There was sooo much going on but all the pieces got together and wrapped in a pretty bow. That’s the best way to describe this story. It was very intense in parts and I found my self having to take breaks while reading. I’m really glad that I read it during the day and not late at night when the house was dark.

I really loved Branch and Emma. Their friendship, their love
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Teresa Juckett
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was absolutely worth more than 5 star's from these 2 author's. If you like those creepy, looking over your shoulder at every lil strange sound that goes bump in the night read's then you will definitely want to read this book. It was so flipping good I had a hard time putting it down I didn't want to stop reading.
I love the fact that the 2 main character's Branch and Emma have grow up together and through thick and thin there's always this pull that draws one to the other, but then like any
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Erica S.
May 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019-books
Being a huge fan of L.A. Fiore and having read her previous co-written book with Anthony Dwayne, I was so excited to get my hands on this book.

I have never read this side of L.A. Fiore before! Liz and Anthony caught me by complete surprise with everything that goes down in this one!

This story goes back and forth between past and present. The past is about the group of parents and the current is about the now adult kids. I really enjoyed this! It added to the suspense of the story.

Things get cree
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Sarah Dale
Oh wow, not sure how I am going to write this review as I want to rave about how good this book was but to do that I will give it all away and I don't want to do that as you need to experience the thrills of reading this yourself.

La Fiore and Anthony Dwayne always weave a brilliant tale together, pure genius together.

This book will leave you with so many feels, you will be gripped from beginning to end and left in a book funk afterwards jumping at the slightest sound (maybe that's just me). The
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Lulu Dumonceaux
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5* for this twisted, romantic/suspense and word to the wise you might not want to read late into the night by yourself!!!! Almost every page of this book has you on edge. Branch and Emma are childhood friends who are ripped apart by a tragedy that happens to their parents. Twenty years later they are summoned along with 3 others, Tommy, Doug & Melissa, whose parents also perished that fateful night, back home to sell real estate they all have ownership in because of their parents. As much ...more
Jocelyne
May 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have already read or listened a few books written by L.A. Fiore, and I love her writing. This was my first Anthony Dwayne's book, and won't be my last. Wow! This is a Fantastic Romantic Suspense, so well written. I like how the story is written, with multiple POV all along the story, and not only by chapter. This story is like nothing else I have read before. The cast is wonderful. My favorite characters are Branch, Emma, and the little one, Willa. Doug, Tommy and Melissa are also really great ...more
Cindy Miller
May 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019-challenge
What a suspenseful, creepy, hot as sin book-I loved every single page, L.A. Fiore and Anthony Dwayne makes one awesome duo! Rosey Plantation owned by 5 families as a get away retreat, then tragedy hits and each child from the 5 families are moved away by surviving family members, 20 years later each grown child of the 5 families is asked to come backed to Rosey Plantation, as much as all 5 want to forget and move on, the why's and what's have always haunted the minds of Branch, Emma, Tommy, Doug ...more
Cynthia  Cordell
May 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What an amazing book! LA Fiore and Anthony Dwayne just delivered an amazing story of best friends to lovers book. Branch and Emma grew up being best friends till something horrible happens to rip them apart. Years later they are brought back together and it's like they never separated their love continues just a strong as ever when they are called to come back to a place they were torn away from. This was a thrilling, mystery who done it all the way to the end. So many surprises, hot steamy sex ...more
Mindy Reader
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow....just wow

Slightly spoilerish??................



This mind-f*** story where I was seriously unsure who the villain was up to the end. This was erotic, terrifying and heartwarming all at the same time. Our Hero was very possessive and dominating. Our was so sweet and strong. The love this couple had for each other was everlasting. This story also had a great deal of humor surrounding the side characters. Also, can we just say that little Willa is the cutest thing ever?!?!

Definitely a must rea
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Cathy Dionne
May 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I blame the dark circles under my eyes on Anthony Dwayne and LA Fiore thanks to their fabulous book keeping me up half of the night. If you want a story that has more twists in it than a soft serve ice cream cone, then this is the one for you. I could not put this book down once I started reading it. This book is a mystery, thriller and romance all rolled into one and is not like any other book I have ever read. The story line is unique and will keep you guessing. Every time I thought I had thin ...more
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