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(Web of Desire #3)

4.48  ·  Rating details ·  893 ratings  ·  193 reviews
“From what I’ve tasted of desire, I hold with those who favor fire...” ~ Robert Frost

Patrick has awakened a fire I forgot existed.

Will this renewed desire warm my soul or consume my world?

Is it too late?

Will the life we yearn to have survive the ashes?

From New York Times bestselling author Aleatha Romig comes a brand-new dark romance, ASHES, set in the dangerous world of
Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 440 pages
Published April 7th 2020 by Romig Works
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Apr 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Let me start by saying I read this book in a time of my life when I was struggling. For the first time ever I was unable to read. Books weren't holding my attention, I couldn't concentrate, my mind would wander. Then I started this one!
I got sucked back into the Sparrow world and the real world went away. That's why I love to read for the escape and that is exactly what happened.
The twist and turns as the story unraveled, the past story and connections revealed in a way that hurt my heart and ma
Kerrie Campbell
Mar 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The final installment of this trilogy was simply amazing.

The conclusion to Patrick and Maddie's story left me just speechless.
So it took me an hour or so to come back here to write this.

To find each other after so many years with the why's and how's was truly heartbreaking and heartwarming.

Patrick would do just about anything for his Maddie girl and I just found him so darn gushy, I loved everything about him.

Maddie was such a strong person what she had to overcome was truly amazing. With a fami
Apr 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020
What a epic conclusion for Maddie and Patrick. So many twist and turns. That will have you say wow. Absolutely loved how she ended these two story.............
Need to catch up on Maddie and Patrick, then you will want to read Spark and Flame.
❤️ Paulette  Alphas Review
Title: ➳ ❤-: Ashes
Series ➳ Web of Desire 3#
Author: ➳ Aleatha Romig
Publication:, April 7th 2020

ღ Let me fairly warn you ,how at times this story can be gut wrenchingly& painful, How at other times your jaw is going drop wide open in the revelations, of how truly cruel people can to be to others…

Having said all this, before you sit down with this read . get your essentials…… box of tissues & bottle of wine… no no this not glass of wine kinda book , it’s the bring the whole bottle of wine
MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Mar 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
5 Stars!
(ARC provided by author)


Patrick Kelly lives in Chicago where he’s part of the Sparrow outfit. His friends are the only family he knows until the love of his life returns after seventeen years apart. Things are complicated, but he’s determined to right the wrongs that have been done to them. Madeline was still the best thing that had ever happened to him, and he wanted her back. He’d lost her once, and wasn’t going to lose her again.

Madeline’s life had been about survival for as long
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
Mar 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 “The Best” Stars

I loved it!! Aleatha Romig ended this trilogy super strong. It was emotional, suspenseful, heartfelt, painful and passionate. I can’t stress enough how much I loved this trilogy. Human sex trafficking is not an easy topic to broach but this author created a story that sheds light to the pain and suffering that can occur in a story about resilience, strength and a love that never died.

You can’t help but admire and love the heroine of this story, Madeline Kelly. She’s a fighter
Mar 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Whenever I finish an Aleatha series, I always think it can’t get any better, however this has been my fav by far. It has everything in this last book, reunions, tears, sadness, happiness, murder, secrets revealed, what more do you want! Oh yes, a fabulous storyline to go with it. Definitely recommend this book. I love the world this is set in and everything Sparrow and look forward to reading about Reid & Lorna next ...more
Christine B
Apr 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
Conclusion to Patrick & Maddie story, I love how Aleatha brings all the characters back from the Sparrow family and how their woman welcomes Ruby & Maddie into the family. Great finish ...more
Dora Koutsoukou
Apr 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
4 💔🖤❤️❤️⚡️💥⚡️💥⚡️🌟🌟🌟🌟s❣️

The last part had a lot of revelations and answers were given to all the questions hanging.

The amazing and loveable characters of the Sterling group had me gripped with their strength, their loyalty, their connection, their support and their faithfulness.
Maddie was a very strong character, a real survivor! Patrick was a great hot alpha hero, yet sweet and compassionate.

Overall, thus journey was Intriguing and enthralling, highly orchestrated, with a beautiful and heartw
Carla Bulian
Apr 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book was perfect!
Great story, amazing writing!
It’s worth the reading.
Renita McKinney
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Now that I’ve had a few hours to catch my breath because Aleatha totally left me breathless with the conclusion of Patrick’s story, Ashes.

There are some authors that cause me to lose myself in their stories, sometimes I think never to find myself again. Aleatha Romig is at the top of that list. There is never a moment I am not immersed in her words, in her characters, in her world.

If you’ve read my two previous reviews for Spark and Flame, you will understand why I have been impatiently patient
Sophie "Beware Of The Reader"
4,5 stars


Writing a « no spoiler » review will be hard as it’s the third book of the series.  But let’s try it!

From the synopsis you can guess that Maddeline has found Patrick again.

We were left on a double cliffy by the end on book two. About a big reveal concerning Maddie’s identity and about uncertainty for her fate!

Would she stay prisoner or would she be freed?


The third book starts right where we left and I thank Aleatha for quickly dealing with one of these two cliffy. Aleatha went straigh
Sammy ❤️Just Let Me Read Blog ❤️
Ashes is the explosive and heart-wrenching final installment of the Web of Desire Trilogy. Full of twists and turns, conflict and heartbreak, the conclusion to Patrick and Maddie’s story is Aleatha Romig at her absolute best. After that bombshell dropped at the end of the previous book, I had no idea where the author was going to take us, and boy did she take us on a ride. The danger and suspense elements were just as captivating as the sizzling hot romance and the intense revelations.

“All arou
Mar 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing

What a stunning conclusion. Patrick and Maddie's story (Web of Desire Series) is one for the book. The storyline and characters kept me engrossed. The plotline flowed well through every chapter.

Madeline is one of the bravest characters I read from this author. What she has gone thru is really terrible for a young woman to experience but that's the reason why she became resilient as a person. Her POV switches between the past and the present.

Patrick continues to prove that he will do anything for
Nadine Bookaholic
Ashes was a great conclusion to the Web of Desire Trilogy.

This trilogy hits some very harsh realities of some of the unfortunate and I can only hope that books like these open everyone's eyes to the harshness in the world around us and make us each strive to be better people to our family, friends, neighbors, and strangers.

You can see my full review here:

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Nadine **I have voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Readers Copy of this book for my Blog, Nadine's Obsessed with Books**
Mar 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
The conclusion of web of desire was everything I was expected, the passion, the angst, the romance everything Maddie and Patrick needed was there. I really enjoy this book so much..

Ashes, is the thrids book on the Web of Desire, this book was a little harder to read as we get to see what happened in Maddie's life on the previous years, it really made me cry how much she suffered, how cruel men and people were with Maddie, it kind of shakes you to ask your self how is it possible that there are p
Apr 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020, arc
Third book in the Web Of Desire trilogy, ASHES perfectly concludes the series with a, once again, thrilling storyline.

The alternate points of view and the flashbacks kept me enthralled, delivering an action packed read. 

Going back to the Boston underground, its threats and power games,  immersed me back into the Sparrow organisation I liked so much. I really enjoyed the frienship and family vibe Mrs Romig explored in this series. It gave a warmth and a certain sweetness to a plot that was also c
Melanie Cesa
Mar 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OMG!!! How is it possible at the end of every new Aleatha series I’m saying it’s my new favorite? But seriously, this story! My heart! And I’m so excited there’s going to be more. I love this world of Sparrows!

This story! Holy smokes! My heart is in overload. I have to say, I have never teared up in any of Aleatha’s stories, but this one, it got to me. And more than once! The emotions are overwhelming and there are so many! So much happens! I just can’t contain my excitement over Patrick and Mad
Steph's Romance Book Talk
5 Stars / 3 Steam Fans

Ashes, the conclusion to Patrick and Madeline's story and oh what an ending it was! I loved every moment, and I was speechless by the amount of action included. Throughout the Web of Desire trilogy, Aleatha Romig built up this tension that exploded within this conclusion. If you haven't met the Sparrow Crew, do so TODAY!!! You will not be disappointed. All three trilogies released have adventures, sexiness, strong male and female characters, unique storylines, and will kee
Franci Neill
5 Gripping Stars

This stunning conclusion to Patrick and Madeline’s story is at times gut wrenchingly painful, passionate, jaw dropping wide open in the revelations and sometimes all of these emotions at the very same time. Having said this, my review will be purposely vague because to say too much would risk revealing spoilers that you MUST experience yourself because to have things revealed out of context would literally ruin this book for you.

Ashes picks up where we left off in Flame and M
Mar 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
This third and final installment in the Web of Desire trilogy focuses on confessions, healing and revenge. And I finally got answers to questions I've had along the way.

Going into this book, I thought a lot of the drama would center around Madeline and Marion Elliott, the current creep that has purchased her. But Patrick handles that situation pretty swiftly, so the heart of the story takes place back on safer ground in Chicago.

There's a lot about Madeline's past to unravel.
Who was t
* A review copy was provided by the author *

~ 5 What an Ending Stars ~

Aleatha Romig is one of my all time favorite authors!! Her trilogies are beyond amazing!! I don’t know where or how she keeps coming up with these dark and seedy worlds but as long as she does, she will always have a reader fan in me.

As always with Aleatha’s books, I can’t really say a whole lot about the storyline. I will say this was the perfect ending to this trilogy. I had no idea how this story would play out, but that’s
April Symes
Ashes is Book 3 in the Web of Desire Trilogy by Aleatha Romig. This is the final installment in Patrick and Maddie's story.
Book 2 ended in a huge bombshell/cliffhanger ending. Book 3 picks up where book 2 left off. Book 3 is really more about handling the fallout from the past- the secrets, lies, intrigue and suspense that is Maddie past which is now Patrick's present. Now that they are together and finding out what happened , this final book is just confessions, betrayal, guilt , fear, revenge
Amy [Book Addict Reviews]
Mar 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Ashes is the conclusion to Patrick and Maddie’s story and the Web of Desires trilogy. This story had me on the edge of my seat and was everything I could have hoped for when it came to Patrick and Maddie.

Patrick spent 17 years thinking his wife was dead, until she popped up randomly and back in his life. Now he is doing everything in his power to protect Maddie and Ruby and to keep them in his life forever. Maddie is strong. She has been through so much in the past 17 years, things she has to t
Apr 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
Time to uncover the full story in this the concluding book of three. This series has had me gripped from start to finish. I fell in love with Patrick and his Maddie girl, the homeless raga muffins who became best friends. A team of two who are betrayed by people they trusted.

Madeleine Tate aka Miller aka Kelly is a stunning woman. Beautiful and fierce on the outside and even more so on the inside. Awesome poker player. A protector and a survivor.

Her truths are revealed. They pack a mighty big
Apr 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I liked how the author ended the last book of the series. It was good written and of course a perfect ending story. I enjoyed the book as much I like my tea.

There are many good, strong and heavy topics that are brought up in the story. If you are sensitive to any of the topics I do still recommend you to read this book.

It’s a good journey to learn how to be strong, find yourself and accept the person you are today. And of course remember that you are not going through this journey alone. Accep
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Mar 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Ashes, the dramatic conclusion to the Web of Desire series; it’s Patrick Kelly and Madeline’s story. A story of dangerous desires that have ignited a flame, once the fire is out, all that is left are the ashes to be picked up. The Sparrow Webs are interwoven that connect all four men and their women into an underground twisted, perverted, deranged life that no sane person could understand. Aleatha Romig has written several series, all interconnected on one of today’s hot topics regarding human s ...more
Have you been Aleatha'd?

Because this book was all I had hoped it would be that Aleatha could create. Patrick and Maddie's story may be my favorite so far from this circle of friends. The story kept me so entertained that I couldn't put the book down. The twists and turns that Aleatha put into this story just kept coming. It's called the Web of Desire series because Aleatha has written quite the web. Patrick is still as alpha and dirty talking as ever along with his perfect book-worthy quotes. T
Danielle R (Spellbound Stories)
My life with Patrick wouldn’t be delayed another seventeen years. I was done being a commodity that could be bartered, traded, or sold.

Web of Desire is the first trilogy I've read by Aleatha Romig and I have to say that I thoroughly enjoyed every single book. Ashes, the conclusion to the trilogy, had me up late turning page after page and very thankful for the opportunity to review this trilogy because it's simply outstanding. In an effort to keep my reviews spoiler-free, I've refrained from
Tanaka K (The Romantic Angel Blog)
Aleatha Romig once again brings her dangerous and brilliant storytelling to a compelling and mesmerizing end to a delectable and powerful series, Web of Desire. Her talent shines in strong writing and perfect characters that turns this series into a mega hit in 2020. My heart is melting with every layer and every world that conjured up an explosive series filled with incredible characters and a stunning story. I adore Aleatha Romig. She has a way of creating a world you can fully indulge in. She ...more
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Aleatha Romig is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author who lives in Indiana, USA. She grew up in Mishawaka, graduated from Indiana University, and is currently living south of Indianapolis. Aleatha has raised three children with her high school sweetheart and husband of over thirty years. Before she became a full-time author, she worked days as a dental hygienist ...more

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