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Scarred by Pain

(Royal Bastards MC: New Orleans, LA #2)

4.37  ·  Rating details ·  254 ratings  ·  65 reviews
Welcome to the Royal Bastards MC. Where Loyalty is King, and Code is the only way to survive.

Taron “Knuckles” Brown, has always lived a lonely existence,
One which he prefers.
Retired Special Forces.
An unattached Nomad.
No responsibilities or women to weigh him down.
All is well until he comes across Dyanara Reyes,
A Bloody Scorpions Princess who has been locked up in her tow
Kindle Edition, 216 pages
Published September 15th 2020
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Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
Taron, the SAA of the RBMC in Nola, was a broken man who was devoid of love or hope. Dyanara, a Bloody Scorpions princess, sister to the VP, whose captors were sworn enemies of the RBMC. Her life was not her own. A terrified girl who was locked away and took chances that she wasn't ready to pay for. Together they didn't make much sense. They were on opposite sides of a war and they barely knew each other but she soothed his tortured soul and he made her feel safe for the first time in forever.

Nov 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2020
A really good addition to the Royal Bastards MC. There were a good bit of errors that messed with the flow so I had to take a point off for that.

This one made me think of a princess locked up in her tower waiting on her dark knight to come rescue her. This princess is part of the rival MC and they are a dirty nasty bunch. Dyanara is the younger sister of the VP of the rival club and he is the one who keeps her locked up. Matter of fact that is something I never found out was why... anyways, she
Sep 15, 2020 rated it liked it
This is another book in the RBMC shared world series.

I like Taron/Knuckles. I think that he has a good heart, if somewhat misguided at times. I think that he gets trapped in himself and in his past, but when he breaks free from that, he's good to go.

I'm not sure about Dyanara. I don't think that she's TSTL, but I don't understand some of her choices. I mean, I would've left and stayed gone as soon as possible. It just confused me why she made those choices.
Oct 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
Knuckles is a man who lives wanting to die, plagued by nightmares from his past until he meets Dyanara Reyes, the princess of the Bloody Scorpions, who lives her own particular hell, locked up by her brother and dying a little more every day. After the first meeting, neither can’t stop thinking about the other and Dyanara manages to escape to meet Knuckles. But in one of her escapades she is discovered, and the punishment she will receive is by a hand of a man worse than her brother.
Knuckles kno
Sandy S
Sep 14, 2020 rated it liked it
3.5 stars--SCARRED BY PAIN is the second full-length instalment in Crimson Syn’s contemporary, adult ROYAL BASTARDS MC: New Orleans LA erotic, MC series focusing on the members of the Royal Bastards MC. This is Sargent at Arms Taron ‘Knuckles’ Brown, and Dyanara Reyes’ story line. SCARRED BY PAIN can be read as a stand alone without any difficulty. Any important information from the previous instalments is revealed where necessary.

WARNING: SCARRED BY PAIN contains scenes of graphic violence, sex
Book Snob Sue
Sep 16, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: suspense, daddy, triggers, mc
Dark and gritty read. The prologue gives you all the back information on Taron aka Knuckles and the daily struggle he faces with his PTSD. He finds and saves Dyanara after her truck crashes into a tree. She’s held as a prisoner by her brother, who is the head of a rival gang of Taron’s. Since she was out when she wasn’t supposed to be, she is desperately trying to get back. Yeah, no idea why either. If you are safe somewhere, stay there, but she doesn’t. There was lots of pushing, and back and f ...more
Lynn Stifle
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book in the Royal Bastards MC series and I loved it! This story was so riveting and it was one I couldn't put down. Knuckles and Dyanara were so freaking perfect for each other. This book is dark, gritty, and filled with action, pain, and brotherhood. It has a great storyline and characters to keep you hooked at every turn. This is one book you won't want to miss, it’s a definite must read.
Let me first say I love a good dark and gritty romance. Dyanara was kept as a prisoner by her brother. She occasionally escapes but goes back, not once or twice but multiple times. Even after she meets Knuckles and he claims her, she still goes back to being held prisoner. I wanted to slap the stupid out of her. While well written the h drive me crazy. Knuckles also requires her to call him Daddy which is a big ick factor for me although I know most aren’t bothered by it.
Ashley Carr, LSoR
Sep 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was a heart wrenching story filled with pain and heartache. Knuckles and Dayanara are from 2 rival MCs but they just can’t stay away from each other, what could possibly go wrong? It’s like a modern day Romeo and Juliette with biker boots. Can they get their HEA or will forces stand in their way?
Stacey Escalera blog
Sep 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Scarred By Pain
by Crimson Syn
This book was by far my favorite
I loved that MC and how this book was explained
I was never bored I was looking forward to seeing what will happened to them.
I love when a book can capture your attention and keep u wanting to read to the end.
Overall this book meet my expectations
This Author really written a great story
I voluntarily read this my review.
Lee-anna Dunk
Sep 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Scarred by pain.

I love the Royal Bastards MC series . Every individual Author brings something to the table, and you know when you have Chinese food and your full but then two or three hours later your hungry again and want some of that left over Chinese food ? Well that is what the Royal Bastards MC series does for me I can't get enough of it. ! .
And this book by Crimson Syn was no exception. Loved it.
Latifa Morrisette
Sep 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I don't always read books in one sitting, but when I do, you know it's out of this world. This book had me hooked from the very first page. Knuckles and Dyanara have me Romeo and Juliet vibes without the horrible ending. I can't wait to see what's next. ...more
Sep 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This wonderful story reminded me of Romeo and Juliet, except it is The Bloody Scorpions and the Royal Bastards MC.
Knuckles has demons but when he meet the beautiful Dyanara he feels the strong pull to be with her and protect her.
Scarred by Pain included the delicious MC and the fate of this couple, with a Voodoo priestess and tarot cards all woven into this book.
Sep 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Crimson has once again given us an outstanding MC read involving the New Orleans chapter of the Royal Bastards MC. Her style is as impressive as ever as she combines action, personal struggles, heartbreak and brotherhood in an amazing storyline. Kudos Ms. Syn for a job very well done.

Scarred by Pain involves the chapters SA, Knuckles. He struggles with inner demons as everyone he cares about seems to leave or die including his Special Forces team and various MC brothers. Struggling with night te
Rebecca Austin
May 28, 2021 rated it really liked it
Taron "Knuckles" Brown is a Sergeant at Arms for the Royal Bastards MC. He suffers from PTSD from his time in the military and tends to be known as a loner even within in the club.

Dyanara Reyes is a princess within the the Bloody Scorpions. Her brother Tadeo is next in line for President of the club but that doesn't grant her any freedom and she uses her ability to get off Diego Salazar for any moments of freedom she can get.

When Dyanara is in a car accident and saved by Knuckles he knows that h
Sep 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Behind Closed Doors Book Review
Amount of Sex - 3 / 5
How Explicit are the Sex Scenes – 3.5 / 5
Story - 4 / 5
OVERALL - 4 / 5

Scarred by Pain is the second book in the Royal Bastards MC: New Orleans Chapter, which is written by author Crimson Syn. Each book in this series tells the story of a different couple. Even though this is true, I do recommend reading the first book in the series, Inked in Vengeance, before beginning this one.

Scarred by Pain tells the story of Taron “Knuckles” Brown and Dyanara Reyes. Taron has dealt with
Sep 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Raw & Gritty!

Scarred by Pain! Is hard to put down but there were a few times I had to take a deep breath to keep going. Taron “Knuckles” Brown has nightmares that never end. His life has been one nightmare after another. He is led a hard and rough life, alone. But when he is fated to be a knight in a Royal Bastards cut to a damsel in distress, he knows he is in trouble. Dyanara Reyes lives a life with no hope much less dreams. She is the little sister of the Bloody Scorpions President and is unt
Sep 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Knuckles & The MC Princess = An Intense & Engaging Story

Scarred By Pain is an outstanding story. This story centers around Taron “Knuckles” from the Royal Bastards MC and Dyanara “Princess” to the Bloody Scorpions MC. They have a forbidden love since they are with rival mc clubs and are not meant to be together. Dyanara has been locked away her entire life. One day she sneaks out and has an accident. Knuckles comes to her rescue. He wants to be her knight and save her. Scarred By Pain has lots o
Fast moving MC story

I read this via my ku subscription and am leaving my review voluntarily. It is part of the multi author Royal Bastards MC series. 

murder, violence, PTSD, sexual assault, kidnapping

Taron aka Knuckles. PTSD. has a tragic past that has left him unwilling to connect with others.

Dyanara, trapped at her criminal brothers home. She is forced to perform sexual acts in exchange for a few hours of freedom.

Knuckles finds Dyanara injured from a car accident.  He helps h
Fabiola Cadet-Destil
Sep 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book was an emotional read, bad and good. Characters are not supposed to be together because of who they're affiliated with, but fate had other plans. They fought what they feel for each other, but the heart wants what it wants. Both characters are hurting because of their past, they're just living day to day without really living but their chemistry, hearts won't let them give up. This was truly an amazing read, although the characters are different but they all have one thing in common, a ...more
Lynne Garlick
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
My heart!!

What a fantastic addition to the Royal Bastards MC series!! And the New Orleans chapter! This book is 0-60 from the off. My heart went out to Taron, who is battling more than just the demons in his head.
When he comes across Dyanara unconscious near the bayou, he feels immediately drawn to her. . She calms the storm within him and he is like a balm on her soul. My heart!
But there is so much going on, she has links to a rival mc, but neither want to give the other up. Something has to gi
Mandy’s Book Reviews
Sep 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
I am new to this author but I’m a huge fan of the Royal Bastards MC series so when I seen she was a author of one of the books I signed up and because honestly I’ve heard her writing is gritty and raw and steamy and she did not disappoint! It was all those things and more ! This story was dark gritty raw and steamy filled with pain and action . The brotherhood is one of the things I love most about a MC romance and this book has that in spades . This is another definite must read of this series ...more
Joy Whiteside
Sep 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book was amazing from the moment that I started reading, it took me away to the biker world. It moved along at a great pace making for a great read. The characters are so real that you feel as though you know them and no matter what happens you cannot help but fall in love with them. You want to see them overcome everything in their way. This story will grab you and keep you turning pages till the last page. It will not let you go. this book needs to be on your TBR list no doubt about it.
Bookbytch5 janet Gray
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OMG loved Knuckles and Dyanara story couldn't put it down till the end. There story emotional rollercoaster of ride thats full of pain they both have gone through. fill with passion, chemistry that will have flipping to next page to see what will happen. Can Knuckles and Dyanara get HEA even if there form opposite MCs. you just have to ONE-CLICK NOW read there story. Loved it Crimson

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Ann L
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
I loved Taron (Knuckles) and Dyanara, this is an action packed, page turning story that will grab you from the start.
Dyanara is kept locked up by her brother at the Bloody Scorpions Clubhouse but for favours to her guard every now and then he lets her out, it's on one of these nights when she has an accident and Taron finds and helps her, when she's feeling better and fearing for hers and her guards lives she gets him to let her go back to her brother and that's when he finds out who she is, of
Sep 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Taron's (Knuckles) life has been in turmoil since he retired from special forces. What he went thru and seen will be with him forever. He doesn't think he's worth redeeming. He runs across Dyanara in the middle of nowhere where she's wrecked her truck. What she has to go thru to get away from her brother for a while is hard on her. But when knuckles finds her there he takes it upon himself to help her. Little did they know what they were getting into. There's plenty of danger, heat and a love th ...more
Beauty And The Books
Sep 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: maryann
Knuckles is the Sergent at Arms of the Royal Bastard's New Orleans chapter he's a man who has seen a lot and has been through a lot being in the service his past haunts him leaving him to believe he is not worthy of love.

Dyanara Reyes is the sister of a bad man who keeps her locked up only letting her out for mass services.

The Sexual tension between Dyanara and Knuckles is through the roof only they can't act on it because she is the club princess of another Mc and it could and would cause a w
Sep 21, 2020 rated it liked it
Knuckles and Dyanara

Another quite bloodthirsty story in the RBMC world. I loved book 1 but this one didn't quite resonate with me. I think it was because I didn't really understand the main characters motives and the decisions they made it how they made them .
The story follows a former special forces soldier, Knuckles, who is now the sergeant at arms for the MC. He comes across Dyanara who is living the strangest life as a prisoner of her brother. It's a good storyline.
Take more of the authors w
Oct 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Love 💘

Knuckles is a broken man, with the nightmares to prove it. Jameson recused him but years of damage had already been done. Dyanara was broken too, but by the ones she loved most. Who knew a deer was all it took to bring them together!?! And Voodoo's grandmother, which was an added treat.
This book was sad and happy. I was crying and smiling throughout this book. Very well written but with more than a few grammar errors. Highly recommended but I would read the 1st releases first and the new
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International Bestselling Author, Crimson Syn, has been writing since the age of sixteen. Born and raised in New York City, to two extremely supportive Colombian parents, Crimson picked up the pen to escape from bullying in school. Her first book, Wolf: Hellbound Lovers MC, was published in March 2017, and ever since she has been focused on bringing her readers page turning, lip biting, bookmarkin ...more

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