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No Mercy

(Black Ops MMA #1)

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  231 ratings  ·  95 reviews
When it comes to protecting his angel, he has no mercy.
The first time I saw her, she made my pulse dance to a rhythm that matched the sway of her hips.
The second time I saw her, she was in the arms of my best friend.
That broken, rusty organ in my chest hasn’t beaten since.
Blood doesn’t run through these veins, it’s pure, unleaded determination.
I’ve fought my who
Kindle Edition, 296 pages
Published August 13th 2020 by KB Worlds LLC (first published August 5th 2020)
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'No mercy' is the first book of the 'Black Ops MMA' series written by D.M. Davis.

This was the first book that I have read by this author and it was absolutely amazing! This book had all the tropes that I am addicted too like second chance and a touch of darkness.

Gabriel has always had feelings for Frankie. But was never able to tell her so because she was with his best friend's girl , so he pushes her away in the only way he knows , by bei
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)

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When Frankie is left hurt and in the hospital by her boyfriend, his best friend, Gabriel, the man who hates her, is the one to bring her home and care for her. How can this be that Gabriel is being good to her? Tender and caring? He hates her, or at least has acted as if the 5 years she's known him.

What Frankie never realized was that Gabriel felt the opposite of hate for her, he just couldn't handle those feelings he had for his friend's woman. So he pushed her away by
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Aug 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: loved-it
No Mercy is my first but certainly not my last read by this author. I thoroughly enjoyed this story.

Gabriel is a hot, sexy MMA fighter. Frankie is a strong and likeable character. Their journey isn’t an easy one but it’s a great read that I thoroughly enjoyed.

Excellent addition to the Everyday Heroes World.
Jenifer Briggs
Aug 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I love MMA books, and between that, the blurb, and the sexy cover, I couldn't wait to read this! DM Davis is a new to me author, but I am officially a fan!

Gabriel has always wanted Frankie, but once he found out that she was his best friends girl, he backed off and transferred his longing to animosity. He can be cruel, but he feels like he doesn't deserve the amazing woman she is.. but when tragedy strikes and his angel is left broken, he doesn't hesitate to swoop in and mend all her fractured
BookLove with Renee
Dec 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
No Mercy • Black Ops MMA Book 1

Goodness gracious, I am totally swooning right now. Gabriel "No Mercy" is a sexy, possessive alpha who finds himself pining after his best friend's girl, Frankie. He never acts on his feelings until Frankie ends up broken and abused in the hospital. Gabriel is instantly by her side and dedicates himself to caring for her. When things get serious, Gabriel feels he isn't worthy & can't open his heart to her. Frankie refuses to settle. Fate interve
Aug 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
No Mercy is the heated and emotional story of Gabriel “No Mercy” Stone, an affluent MMA fighter, ex-marine and overall bad-ass Alpha Male and the apple of his eye Frankie. However, Frankie is with Gabriel’s best friend, Austin and has been for almost a decade. Until one night changes everything and they all must face their new situation.

When Gabriel is finally allowed to openly share his feelings for Frankie, it forever changes their relationship. But she’s weary of him since he’s always been a
Aug 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Aug 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
No Mercy is based in K. Bromberg's Everyday Heroes World. You don't have to have read the Everyday Heroes books to enjoy this one. I really liked this one. Gabriel is an MMA fighter. He has always like Francesca (Frankie). He's kind of a jerk to her because he can't have her but when her boyfriends leaves her, he all sweet and nice to her. Frankie's world has changed with one night and she leans on Gabriel. These two were cute together. Frankie is a strong character. She's been through a lot but ...more
Kari Hansen
Aug 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
From the moment that Gabriel saw Frankie he felt something for her that he had never felt before so finding out she was involved with his best friend was a punch he wasn’t expecting. The strong emotions that he felt didn’t allow a friendship to develop so through the years instead he kept his distance.

Frankie thought she knew her boyfriend however one night made her realize that she loved the man she thought he was and not who he really was. At the lowest point in her life the last person she ex
Nikki Swope, nixreadsromace
Aug 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
So my 4th book in the new Everyday Hero’s collection set in K Bromberg’s world with the three Malone brothers. I absolutely loved that series of books so I was very excited to hear about this new collection of books written by so many fantastic authors. I have not previously read anything by D.M. Davis but I really loved a good MMA book. This has everything you could possible want, a good story, a sexy af alpha hero that gets your blood pumping and melts your panties, and a strong heroine to bal ...more
Nancy Kehl
Aug 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is my 1st book by D.M. Davis and, without a doubt, it will NOT be my last. I. LOVED. THIS. BOOK!! Angst, dysfuntional families, a$$hole exes, bad boy alphas who deep down show a love that is unreal and a beautiful lady who keeps on rolling with all of the punches and showing them who is strong. ❤❤❤❤❤ I volunteered an honest opinion for this book.
Ga Books LoverX
Jan 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
HOLY STEAM BATMAN- this book is off the charts hot! I really enjoyed reading this and though I didn't always agree with it, I can tell you that it has great and well thought out characters and enough steam to melt the kindle! There was emotion and a good story, definitely one that I would recommend! ...more
Aug 14, 2020 rated it it was ok
No Mercy is one of those ‘it’s me, not the book’ cases. I’m sure many will enjoy this one, but it contained too many things I’m not a fan of.

I know people love a good reformed hero, but I cannot get behind a hero that is horrible to their love interest to hide their feelings. It’s the old ‘if he pulls your hair, it means he likes you’, which is something I cannot get behind. It encourages behaviour that should not exist, and with the work I do I cannot help but view it as a prelude to something
Michele Del Rey
Aug 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Enemies to lovers story about Gabriel and Francesca. This book took my heart and made it cry a few times. Amazing writing and characters. The chemistry was hot and passionate.
Shirin Rasheed
Sep 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
No Mercy is Part of An Everyday Heroes World and I Couldn't put it down. It's a Real Page Turner.

I Loved the Story and I Highly Recommend all Readers.
Jan 30, 2021 rated it really liked it
Oh my I loved this we could all do with a Gabriel looking out for us? Looking forward to Rowdy’s story and hopefully catching up with the Gabriel and Frankie.
Sep 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely fabulous! Gabriel “No Mercy” Stone is the top of the food chain for The Black Ops MMA fighters. He originally is an ass to Frankie, their physical therapist. But when Frankie is hurt, his good streak comes out and blooms, although he is the tough guy that does not know how to deal with his feelings. Will he go down in flames or will he succeed in being Gabriel “the avenging angel”. Excellent book with hot, sweat dripping, panty dropping men!! When a man loves you with no mercy, you ha ...more
Aug 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing

“My angel is destined for heaven, and I’m destined for hell”

It’s a first time read from this author and I’m totally impressed.

Gabriel I fell in love with from the get go and Angel aka Frankie I just want to hug.

There’s A-Holeness, sexiness galore 🔥 🔥, effed upbringing, and soooo much more you HAVE to read.

“I’m going to love you with no mercy” ....
Jul 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I am not a reviewer that rehashes the story, if you're reading the reviews you already know what it's about. I will tell you what I do (or don't) like about a book. I will also say, I don't give 5 stars often. I've been waiting for this book for a couple of months (I love this cover!) and the ARC arrived yesterday. I'll tell you right off, it was worth the wait and did not disappoint! The characters are well rounded, likeable, and fully developed with hints that tell us how they became who they ...more
Sandie Chraponski
Jul 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gabriel is the alpha of all alphas, and Frankie is the emotionally tortured soul that claims his heart. This story is beautifully written and will hit you in all of the feels.

With just a little drama, and a good amount of steam, the author makes you care about these characters, she makes you want to root for them, she makes you unable to put the book down until you find out how it ends.

This is my first book by this author but it definitely will not be my last. Do not miss out on this amazing MMA
Tammy Casteel
Sep 16, 2020 rated it really liked it

This was a good book. I was not sure about it at first but by the third chapter I really liked it.
Jul 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
This was my first D.M. Davis book, and I gotta say, I loved every minute of it.

I've always had a soft spot for the beastly alpha MMA fighters and the women who can bring them to their knees.

I also really liked the lack of a meet cute, Gabriel has been carrying a torch for Frankie for years before this book, so it's not a case of instalove but a whole hell of a lot deeper.

I do have to say that the MVP for me and the one who run away with my heart is Rowdy, and I simply can't wait for his story.

Aug 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
No Mercy by D. M. Davies was intense and amazing! An Everyday Heroes World novel and the first book in the Black Ops MMA series, it grabbed my attention by the throat and refused to let go, just like the characters did!
Gabriel and Francesca are combustible. Seriously, the chemistry was palpable, steam rose from the pages, and alongside a really fascinating and compelling story, it was simply put THAT GOOD.
Gabriel has a mouth on him, and let me tell you, he is not afraid to use it. To top it off,
Char Davis
Dec 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This story will pull you in and keep you on the edge of your seat and the characters will captivate you.Gabriel No Mercy an MMA fighter tries everything to stop wanting her Frankie/Angel she's with Austin his friend and team mate. When he sees her dancing by herself an some dude is zeroing in her he tells Austin he should watch out for his woman by he says she can take care of herself.Gabriel walks up scaring off the creep and says she shouldn't be dancing like a slut.As he leads her over toward ...more
Jan 06, 2021 rated it really liked it
No Mercy is the first book in the Black Ops MMA series and my first book by D.M. Davis that I have read. This book follows the story of Gabriel "No Mercy" Stone and Francesca "Angel" Angelique.
Frankie is in a relationship with Gabriel's best friend for ten years, but after some bad experience between them, they called it quits. Frankie gets injured and is hospitalized. Gabriel is there for her, taking care of her and helping her to move over this bad experience. Gabriel has feelings for Frankie
Lori Porter
Aug 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I have read many DM Davis books. I absolutely love them but this...WOW! I was searching for something to read and when my newsletter came from DM Davis I one clicked it immediately. I wasn’t disappointed. The gripping emotional roller coaster I was on didn’t let up and kept me turning pages nonstop. Gabriel was the hottest alpha you could ever dream of and Frankie aka Angel was a very compelling character as well. This book dealt with feelings of inadequacy and shame, lifelong insecurities and g ...more
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved it and can't wait for the next one!!! Yes Ms. Davis I will need to know ASAP when it comes out.
Now a little bit more of about the book. Started off with something horrible happening then to be honest there was a short slow down and then it got really good.
I loved the character building... All except for one jerk but that was his part in the book. We learned enough along the way of the main people without being overwhelmed by too much information. You could feel the family love but you
Ashley Estep The Art of Reading
No Mercy is my first D.M. Davis book, but it will not be my last. No Mercy is set in The Everyday Heroes World. Davis did something different with this book than all of the other books in the world I read and went back in time with the original characters. And by that I mean Gabriel and Frankie are friends with a younger Grant and Emme.

Gabriel "NO Mercy" Stone is everything I expect and nothing I expected. He loved Frankie from a distance for many years. He was a complete jerk to her to hide hi
Marissa S. - Rainstorm Reviews
“I’m no good for my Angel. She’s meant for heaven, and I’m destined for hell.”

No Mercy is a raw, heartbreaking, love story that I could read again and again! I laughed, I cried (a lot), and I smiled so hard my cheeks hurt!

Something about Frankie and Gabriel’s relationship created such a soft spot in my heart for them. I think their story is just so beautiful, but also so easy to relate to. Everyone has the person who broke their heart, and the one who got away, but this story is a beautiful ble
Jan 02, 2021 rated it it was amazing
No Mercy is full of heart and soul - Gabriel is fighting demons in and out of the ring. He has been attracted to Frankie from the moment he first saw her... but he couldn't have her because she was with his best friend. What's a guy to do beside treat her horribly to keep her at a distance... until she needs him most... Plenty of sparks between these two, and their trials and tribulations kept me gripped from beginning to end (and at times reaching for a tissue). This story isn't for the feint o ...more
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D.M. Davis is a Contemporary and New Adult Romance Author.

She is a Texas native, wife, and mother. Her background is Project Management, technical writing, and application development. D.M. has been a lifelong reader, and wrote poetry in her early life, but has found her true passion in writing about love and the intricate relationships between men and women.

She writes of broken hearts and second

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