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Dirty Game

(The Anti-Hero Chronicles #1)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  209 ratings  ·  48 reviews
We saved her. Now we own her.

Mob twins Luca and Leo Borroni say I’d be dead without them.
That they spared my life.
And that I’m now in their debt.
My payment? I must play their game.
Their dirty, sexy, deviant game.
But games have winners and losers.
And we know who’ll win this one.
It won’t be me.
Because men like the Borronis always win.
They aren’t called the most brutal men wa
Kindle Edition, 182 pages
Published November 8th 2019 by Headlands Publishing
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Nov 18, 2019 rated it liked it
Dirty Game is the first book in Mika Lane’s Anti-Hero Chronicles, and it has me curious to see what the rest of the series brings. Although it is not my favourite Mika Lane read, it is certainly one that had me hooked throughout.

A quick read, Dirty Game is a story that is easy to devour in a single sitting. With plenty packed into the story, things are constantly happening throughout this one. Once it starts, it does not let up, ensuring you will be unable to put it down.

As much as I enjoyed the
Nov 11, 2019 rated it liked it
Dang my luck stinks

Second book in a row that just left me at a loss. So many unanswered questions and not really the ending I thought it should be. Lots of holes in the story. Definitely hot sex.
Echo caught the eyes of twins Luka and Leo when she first started working at the strip club they visited. She was a waitress but doing her best to help her sister out. When Luka sends her on an errand she comes back to find the strip club torn up and Luka protecting her. Luka moves her into his home with his brother and tells her they will be playing The Game. What is The Game and will Luka and Leo's plan be successful or put Echo in danger?

I don't want to give too much detail about how this sto
Jessica Alcazar
I just finished binge reading The Anti-Hero Chronicles 1-3 and I am seriously impressed and super stoked for Foolish Dare coming May 15th because there’s an on-going ARC storyline in this series and I must find out the who/why/when immediately!! LOL

I went into Dirty Game thinking I would get a dark gritty mafia read but what I got was so much more. This story has mafiaelements, but it’s not really a Mafia Family story … I can’t say more on why I say that without giving away the plot #sorrynotsor
Nov 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This may have elevated itself to a new favorite from Mika Lane.

Twin brothers Luka and Leo have been frequenting the Loaded Dice. A seedy strip club where the owner has managed to get on the wrong side of their uncle. It's time for him to pay the price but first the brothers have to send all the girls on their way. Luka has his eye on their waitress Echo, so there is a different fate they have planned for her.

Really having no choice, Echo moves into the Twin's home. She's still not sure where all
May 20, 2020 marked it as to-read
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Nov 27, 2019 rated it it was ok

I had a few issues with this book. Story did not really do it for me. The guys didn't come off as mafia, more like rich surfer dudes with how they interacted, calling each other bro, and dude. The title makes it seem like it will be hot and intense but did not deliver. Not really dirty.
May 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
Twins Luka and Leo frequent the strip club where Echo works as a waitress. She's trying to help her sister. She's also caught the twin's eye and they have plans for her. The strip club owner has gotten on the bad side of their uncle and they send all the women away but for Echo. A steamy, quick read. ...more
Barbara Lemaire
Jan 25, 2021 rated it it was amazing
So good!!

This is the best book I have read !! So good and absolutely love the ending!! Will be reading the next book
Apr 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Terrific Story & Audible Listen🎧 Intense, Twisted & Steamy!

Dirty Game: The Anti-Hero Chronicles
A Las Vegas Mafia Romance
By: Mika Lane
Narrated by: Laurie West

This is one twisted and intense story and I enjoyed every word of it. This is my first book by Mika Lane and it will not be my last. She is a gifted author, the storylines she created are interesting, they grabbed my attention right from the start and captivated straight to the end. The characters are complex and well developed. I adored Ech
Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog

4.5 Stars!

Mika Lane was brand spanking new to me when I started up this series and y'all I have to say, she definitely has a way with her words and her anti-heroes.

The Anti-Hero Chronicles was a fast, steamy, intense, twisty, suspenseful, unputdownable mafia-ish series (super quick reads!!) that hooked me by the end of book one and before I knew it, I had devoured all three books- Dirty Game, Nasty Bet & Filthy Deal- in one afternoon and I have absolutely #noragrets.

Jun 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio-book
I listened to this on audiobook.

So this has been my first venture into a Mika Lane book, but if this book is anything to go by, it certainly won't be my last.

Dirty Game is the first book in the Anti-Hero Chronicles and todate the series consists of four books in total.

When it comes to reading books from the Erotica genre, it is an absolute must that there be a storyline and this book Dirty Game certainly hit the spot there, as not only was there hot sex scenes there was plenty of romance, susp
May 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Have you ever been to Vegas? This book is just how I can see it happening in that pressure cooker of a city! Echo Duncan is trying to make ends meet and put some money away to bring her sister to live with her. Working in a strip club, she makes more than the average waitress. But one day when sent on an errand, she returns to work finding nothing but devastation and a debt to pay to her bosses, Luca and Leo for saving her life. Let the Dirty Game begin! This story is fun and steamy, with some a ...more
Candy Edwards
Nov 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
OMG...Wow, just Wow! This is the first book I have read by Mika Lane but I'm blown away! It was great! My kindle is still on fire from Luca and Leo Borroni (the twins) and Echo! Echo always got dumped on much of her life. So she finally made the decision to pick up and leave West Virginia and move to Los Vegas to start a new life. She didn't want to have to leave her younger handicapped sister behind with their drunken mom but Echo would make sure her sister was provided for until she moved out ...more
Christi Fowler
May 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Title: Dirty Game
Author: Mika Lane
Format: Ebook
Genre: Dark Romance, Menage (twins), Mafia, Enemies-t0-lover
Standalone: Yes
Part of a Series: Book 1 of The Anti-Hero Chronicles
POV: Luca and Echo
Steam Level: Hot

Once I started Dirty Game I was entrances and addicted. A fast-paced read that kept me on the edge of my seat. I stayed up way too late reading and had to force myself to put it down. Luca and Echo are opposites yet are great together. "The Game" was totally hot and I liked how Mika Lane
Susan Cox
Nov 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It's a game!

This is a great book! Kudos to the author Mika Lane! This mafia tale is moves fast at times and and it's kind of like a fairy tale. You know you should stop reading because you have to go to work but it's too good. Girl meets boy. Guy has brother, an identical twin. These characters felt real to me not like super humans. Echo is a great heroine with strong beliefs and is hard working. I recommend this book to anyone that likes a mafia story with a lot of hot sex, bad guys and 3 ways!
Nov 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Industrious cocktail waitress. Identical, gorgeous, alpha mobsters. A crush. A kidnapping. The Game. What could all of these things put together get you? Well, in the case of Ms. Lane, a what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas fun story. There is some menage, but this is Ms. Lane! LOL. Echo and Luca have some fun, and due to The Game, Leo too. Will it last longer than three months? I read this book in two evenings and I enjoyed each and every minute. Sexy, hot, and even with 'gangstas,' endearing. ...more
May 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Really liked this story. Not crazy long. Didn’t take long to read it in one sitting. Loved the characters Luca and Leo and their weird twin dynamic and their kinky shit they like to do. Their version of saving Echo was a little far fetched. Even she had a tough time with it mostly cause it was BS. They just didn’t kill her with the rest of the owners as her former employment. But it allows her to have an excuse to accept ‘The Game’ with is mostly them putting her up and having sexy fun among
Dec 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wowza!! Dirty game indeed and double the trouble...or fun!! Ok, when I first started reading, I almost put this in the snooze pile - but i SO glad I didn’t!! Even with the ‘family ‘ ties, this is a well thought out and written story. I felt a part of the action while reading every word. I was soooo happy with the way it ended!! My first from this author but certainly not my last!
I received a free review copy of this book and am voluntarily leaving a review.
May 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in The Anti-Hero Chronicles Series. The story has action, suspense, and steamy MFM scenes. Echo, Luca and Leo share an instant attraction and a sizzling hot chemistry! Echo is sassy and strong. The two brothers are powerful, ruthless, and hot. Looking forward to listen to the next book in the Series, Nasty Bet, Leo's story. Laurie West did a wonderful job with the narration. #AudiobookUnleashed ...more
Nov 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: menage, arcs
I really enjoyed this book and would recommend this author to anyone.
It has hot steamy scenes, danger, romance and a HEA but...
I'm not sure whether to be happy or disappointed with the ending. Not because it wasn't well written or anything like that just because I was hoping for a different one.
Honestly Mika Lane is an awesome author who brings her characters to life.
Nov 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Echo is a waitress in a strip club and saved from a violent shoot out the Borroni twins caused. Now she is in debt and must play their game. Sparks are soon flying between them but will they be able to keep her safe? Fast-paced read with loads of drama and intense steam. I was hooked from beginning to end. I loved it!
Jo-Ann Forrest
Nov 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love a true suspense, romance, steamy story with an HEA attached to it. I was wrapped in the story from the beginning to the end would recommend it, but the ending will leave you with some questions. I honestly volunteered to review the arc.
Nov 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing

I came across Dirty Game by Mika Lane by accident, but what a fun & entertaining read it was. Normally not a big fan of mafia romance, but the twists just made it fun to read.
Maria G
Dec 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I liked Echo, Luca and Leo and enjoyed the way the start of their story is something different. The brothers start out having Echo as part of the Game but it develops in to so much more.
I received an ARC and am leaving my honest and voluntary review.
Maydelyn De Los Reyes
Jan 17, 2020 rated it did not like it
I was trying to be open minded

I tried to fall for the characters but there was something missing. The writing wasn’t that great also, it sounded more of a elementary written vs upper class. The way the character supposedly talked sounds like teenager.
Claire RC
Apr 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a great book, the characters were fabulous and really complimented each other well, really enjoyed this story.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Cheri Innis
Aug 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Different sort of mob book

When the mob decide to play, you better be prepared for anything. This is not for the faint of hear. But for a good dirty kink and exciting mob story read this
Tammie Carpenter
Nov 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wonderfully written. Kept me on the edge of my seat. Anti heroes after my own heart! Cant wait for the next anti hero chronicles!
Nov 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic book. I wouldn’t really call them anti-heroes though. I loved Luca and Leo. I would love to see Leo and Yasmina get together
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