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(Billionaire Bodyguards #1)

4.75  ·  Rating details ·  59 ratings  ·  55 reviews
Sasha Koslov is a Russian Ballerina, on an extended visa in the United States. She is a vision to uphold, strong, and regal to those who watch her perform and follow her fame, but they don't know her secrets or the heartache she endures.

Jay is the head of an elite security team, paid to protect two of the wealthiest men in the world. He has never once felt the need to pr
Kindle Edition, 202 pages
Published June 14th 2019 by Via Mari
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Sara Oxton
Jun 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Wayward by Via Mari a four-star read that will make you feel the dance. This is the first in the Billionaire Bodyguards series, and it shows promise of being another sublime series from this author. If you read the Prestian series you may see a couple of people popping up, but you don’t need to have read that one before you read this. Sasha Koslov is a complex character, I struggled with her at times as she was so complex, but once I got to know her, she really shined. Her relationship with Jay ...more
Madison  Degraffenreid
Jun 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Wayward (Billionaire Bodyguards Book One) by Via Mari

Wayward is the first book in the Billionaire Bodyguards series. It takes place during the same time as the Torzial Affair series. It features Jay and Sasha as the main characters. Once again this author amazes me with how action packed and easy to follow her storyline is. I loved the steamy scenes as well. I loved learning about Sasha and her background. I cant imagine the heartache she felt from her father not claiming her and trying
Bobbi Wagner
Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love this book! This is the first book in this new series for this author. Her writing style is creative and engaging. The characters pop off the pages and make the story seem real. They are connectable and relatable, they make the story. In this book, we get to see Jay’s story and what a story it is. He meets Sasha, problem is she has mafia connections. There is just something about her he can’t get out of his mind. Will he be able to move past that and take her heart? A must read!
Jun 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Sasha and Jay will take you on a thrilling, suspenseful and insanely arousing journey. This author's words easily pulled me down into their dark mafia world. I absolutely loved reading this book! Wayward is an impressive start to a new series by a fantastic author.
Jun 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is absolutely Amazing. Jay and Sasha are fantastic. Your able to really feel like your right there with the characters.
Debbie  Victorino
Jun 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Every avid reader gets to a point where, they have a few favorite authors. With these authors you know without a doubt that the book will be amazing and you will one click without even knowing what the book is about. For me, Via Mari is that author. I know no matter what the book is, I will love it. She pulls you into her world, and you feel like you are there. It takes one special author to do this for their readers. I have read all 8 of Via's books and every book is outstanding. This book is n ...more
Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
n the first book of this new series by Via Mari, you will find there is more drama, more secrets, more exciting places, and more ... Via has brought her characters alive in that you are there, in Chicago, in Los Angeles even Italy. Even though Brian, Jenny, Katarina and Chase are in the book, Jay (main head of security for Chase and Brain) and Sasha(Russian Ballerina) are the main characters.
Jay has seen Sasha and hasn't been able to forget her, when the book starts Jay is helping Brian and Jenn
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward (Billionaire Bodyguards Book 1) by Via Mari

5 Stars

….and just like that she did it again….

I have read both of the series before this one and absolutely loved them, this one comes out of the gate with a bang and had me totally hooked just like the rest immediately. I love the direction this series has taken and love even more that we get to see the other side of things a bit as well as some of our returning favorite people from the earlier books. Many thanks to this author for giving us m
Jun 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward is the first of Via Mari’s newest series, the Billionaire Bodyguards. If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading anything from Ms. Mari, a little note, this is the spin-off series to her previously released Prestien Series and has some of the fabulous characters that came from them present. I don’t think its necessarily necessary to read those novels first, but I truly think that it enhanced my enjoyment and just made me even more of a fan of these fab people. I don’t think you would be ...more
Karyn Taylor
Jul 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward is the first book in the Billionaire Bodyguards series by Via Mari. This series is a spin off from 2 previous series: The Prestian Series and The Torzial Affair. In this series we see into the lives and loves of the bodyguards whose job it is to guard the billionaires from the other 2 series.
Wayward centres around Jay who is the head of the security team and Sasha Koslov, a Russian ballerina who was previously involved with one of Jay’s bosses. Jay has been captivated by the beautiful,
Jenni Bishop
Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward (Billionaire Bodyguards Book 1) by Via Mari is another fantastic read from this talented author. I see Via’s name and jump straight in. I don’t even read the cover because I always know I am in good hands when it comes to her books. Wayward is a great start to another of her fabulous series and has many of my old favourites from her other series. Hot alpha men looking out for their own with the backing of their employers who trust them like family. And the romance is all hot tamale and s ...more
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward is the opening book of Via Mari’s new series called Billionaire Bodyguards. I have read most of her writing and I was delighted to see that she added another exiting and sexy series into the universe she had created with Prestian Series and The Torzial Affair series! You can read this book as a standalone and as an opening to a new standalone series but I recommend also to read the other two series as you will enjoy learning more about the connections and relationships and …
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Heidi Eich Woodring
Jun 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Via Mari does it again in Wayward, her first book in the Billionaire Bodyguard series. This book is Sasha and Jay’s story but also other characters from her books pop in. In this book you will find drama, secrets, steam that will keep you wanting to read more and more. I love how Via Mari has such wonderful and complex characters and how I always find myself reading in one sitting. I am always so drawn into the story.
Sasha is a Russian Ballerina who is smart, beautiful and independent. And Jay
Jun 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Billionaire Bodyguards
Book 1
By Via Mari
☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Romance and suspense and a whole lot of bodyguards. No spoilers here, you need to read it to believe it.

Sasha Koslov is a Ballerina from Russia. She is talented as well as a strong willed woman. When she finds herself in trouble, in comes Jay the head honcho with an elite security team. Not where he was supposed to be, Jay takes the woman and offers her protection. He really has no clue who she is, until trouble comes knocking at his door.
Candida Hopper
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward (Billionaire Bodyguards Book 1)
by Via Mari

Another awesome story from Via Mari. This author does an exceptional job pulling me into her wonderfully detailed, action packed stories. This book is no exception, there is plenty of steamy, dangerous, and suspenseful moments in this read. I was happy to see that some of the characters from the Prestian series are in this series, it's like visiting old friends. You don't need to have read her previous series to follow this book but I do recomm
Michelle Austin
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward was a great 5 star read and book one in the Billionaire Bodyguards series.
I was pulled right from the beginning and didn’t want to put it down. Jay is the head of the security team and Sasha is a ballerina from Russia.

Jay is called in to help Sasha and he’s not happy with what he finds at the club. Ever since Jay saw Sasha he’s always had a thing for her, so his protectiveness kicks in full force. When he finds out that she has ties to the Mafia and is in danger, he is determined to kee
Jun 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When I sat down to start reading, I had no idea what this story was about. Reading reviews of her other books convinced me this one would be good. It didn’t disappoint.

This is the story of Jay and Sasha. Jay is the head of security for two of the richest men in the world. His job is to protect them, their families, and anyone else they care about. This includes a wayward ballerina that Jay has fallen head over heels for. Sasha is said ballerina, a beautiful girl that’s lost on the inside and loo
Jun 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward (Billionaire Bodyguards Book 1) by Via Mari is a romantic suspense by the author that wrote the A Prestian series. I enjoyed that series, but something about this latest book/series has stepped it up further and I loved every minute of what the author provided in this story. The premise of this story, provided in the synopsis, is only the tip of the iceberg for this captivating read. The author digs immediately in delivering epic dialogue and intriguing suspense that speaks to the reader ...more
Tracy Wilkin
Jun 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward is book one in the Billionaire Bodyguards by Via Mari. This author is an instant one click for me, and I was beyond excited for this new book in a new series. I love that bittersweet, drawing anticipation you get when you meet the characters, learn their make up, and live their story.

Sacha is a lady I would love to be. She is everything sweet yet sassy. She falls instantly for Jay. Totally. Hard. The feelings are also felt by him. Their journey was fraught with suspense and dilemma, but
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward by Via Mari
Five Stars

Wayward is the first book in the Billionaire Bodyguards Series byVia Mari. Although this is the first book in this series, it is not the first book in the world that Via Mari has created. Like the rest of her books I love the loyalty of the men in this world that she has created. This is Sasha and Jay’s story, and it is non stop action and hot sex scenes throughout. This one kept me reading long after my bedtime. I just couldn’t put it down until I finished it. I can
Lynn Stifle
Jun 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Outstanding, I absolutely loved this book. Wayward, is Sasha and Jay's story. The instant attraction between the two is palpable. This was such a emotionally gripping, suspenseful story, with a smooth flowing, well-thought out plot, well developed characters, and secrets, that keeps you interested and flipping the pages. You will love reading about this dark mafia world. It's absolutely amazing and worthy of so much more than five stars!
Lyndsey Fairley
Jun 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wayward (Billionaire Bodyguards Book 1) by Via Mari
5 stars

This is the first book of a new series by Via Mari. I love her writing style, it sucks you right in and doesn't let up until the end.
We do see characters from her other series but this story follows Jay and Sasha.
Jay is head of security and Sasha a ballerina. Through suspense and drama, we see this amazing story unfold.
A must read!
Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have read quite afew novels from Via and have loved everyone and this one didn't disappoint me. It had been written wonderfully with an engaging storyline which you will find yourself completely engrossed too. It takes you on an incredible suspenseful adventure with amazing character's that really bring the story too life. I'm a truly excited to read more from this series to be honest I'm waiting on the edge of me seat eager to read more I've been left incredibly thirsty for more!
Kathy Pearson
Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
As usual, Via Mari has written a fantastic book. I love all of them, and they just get better every time. You find your self sucked into the story and finally come up for air at the end. Wayward is exceptionally well written and does not disappoint. You can't go wrong picking up a book by Via Mari if you enjoy steamy romance mixed with non stop action!
Belinda Clemons
Jun 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Jay and Sasha are just 🔥 hotter than fire. I was very emotional while reading Wayward because I love these characters so much. There is action twists and turns in Wayward that will leave you sitting on the edge of your seat. I can't wait for the next Billionaire Bodyguards book.
Lori Hammons
Jun 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
With a wayward Angel to keep track of, Jay has his hands full keeping track of Sasha.  This book is amazing for the suspense, complexity of familial relationships, and the elements of danger.  The Billionaire Bodyguards will be a bomb dot com series.
Becky Ballenger
Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a ride!!!! This book was clearly everything you ever want in a book!!! Hot, steamy, erotic goodness!!!! I read in all in one sitting!!!! Thank God my hubs didn’t mind eating leftovers!!!! Via really know led this one out of the park!!!! I can’t wait for more!!!!
Heather Lovelace
Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Do yourself a favor and (1) immediately add this book to your must read list and (2) read every single book by this author. Via Mari has done it again, weaving a spellbinding tale that leaves the reader whiteknuckled and riveted. I loved every page and simply couldn’t read it fast enough. Amazing!
Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Love Jay from the beginning of The Prestian series. I am glad he has gotten his own book. Hard to believe Sasha is his girl but you get to understand her more this book and see she is really and good person. Love the ending and cannot wait to read more!
KaSondra Palomino
Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have been hooked on Via Mari's books from the beginning and this new series has raised the bar on her already excellent writing..I love love love Sasha and Jay's story and CANNOT wait for what else Via has in store.
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