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Blood & Bones: Shade

(Blood & Bones: Blood Fury MC #6)

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A past that defined a future...

Shade has a secret.
One he’s hidden most of his life.
Secrets created in his past.
Of a broken family. A little boy lost.
Of broken dreams. With only nightmares left in their wake.

As a prospect, his MC nicknamed him Shady because he’s quiet and keeps to himself.
As a patched member of the Blood Fury, he changed it to Shade, because that’s what
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Expected publication: March 6th 2021 by Double-J Romance, Inc.

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Sara F.
Feb 16, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I’ve been waiting on Shade for a loooong time - pretty much since he first turned down a sweet butt in Trip’s book. What biker does that?! I knew there must be a whopper of a story there and boy, did we get it. Such a brutal, heart-wrenching story. I cried for young Shade. His back story is the stuff of nightmares. What should have turned him into a psychotic monster actually turns him into a heroic vigilante. I loved him- one of my favorite JSTJ heros ever. Chelle is amazing and perfect for him ...more
Wminbc
I must start by saying...I will slay anyone and everyone who touched my Shade. (Note the book does have a trigger warning, so I am not giving away any spoilers) As a survivor, I can totally put myself in maybe one-one millionth of his horror. But he came out stronger than ever, more determined than ever, and more faithful than ever for his FAMILY!!!

If you haven't read books 1-5 and the Manning books...I don't know why not and I cannot excuse it. Go to those, one click the heck out of Jeanne St.
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Robin
Feb 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Jeanne St. James never ceases to amaze me with her ability to write about a subject matter that is very haunting yet very real and one that we tend to overlook. Shade has been a member of the Blood Fury for two years, but what do we really know about him His childhood was not a good one. He finally found a brotherhood when he joined the Blood Fury. He was a broken soul, suffering from nightmares, and was afraid that he would never have a love like his brothers and their old ladies. He was biding ...more
Ola Adamska
Feb 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed-2021
Oh my goodness!!! I probably said that before, but those stories written by Ms. James are getting better and better with each book, and with every character, we meet in this series we get something else, something more to the story. This time we concentrate on Shade, he was a character that had me intrigued from the very first book he appeared in!
Shade is the person that always keeps to himself, he wants to keep in the shadows - you know the type, he wants to stay out of the radar. This is his M
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Lisa
Feb 15, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I have read a lot of books, and never has a book captured my heart and soul like Shade’s story. This book had everything - every emotion and then some. Not sure that I can adequately describe the intensity of this story without spoiling anything. Jeanne St James is a master storyteller, she has the ability to capture your mind and make you live the stories through the characters. This book is by far one of the best books I have ever read. She not only captured my undivided attention, but she cap ...more
djc-
Feb 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shade had so many sides to him and every experience made him the person he was. He has always kept his secrets to himself and did not want anyone to uncover them. You will be hooked on Shade as soon as you start reading his story. What can I say about Chelle; she was an absolute gem. She had her own set of secrets and Shade was determined to find out what they were.
My excitement and anticipation was at an all time high waiting for Shade's story and his story did not disappoint-you will love thi
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Danielle
Feb 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shade is a man who quietly does without anyone knowing.  He also quietly suffers.
As a single mother Chelle holds family above all else. When she meets Shade, there is something about him that calls to her very soul.
But can Shade overcome his dark past by letting Chelle's bright soul into his corner? And once she finds out about his past, will she still want a man so damaged?
The delicate balance that Jeanne St. James writes is pure poetry. She gets the story across of these rough and tough bike
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Cris
Feb 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I may have said this before but this series just keeps getting better! Each book is a little different than the last but each are amazing. I thought the prologue to Cage’s book tore me up but this one almost had me in tears. Shade is always on the sidelines, quietly watching and now I know why and it breaks my heart. Chelle is perfect for the quiet man. She’s funny and sweet and compassionate and she doesn’t back down or give up. There’s a void in each of their lives and together they fill those ...more
Laura Larocca
Feb 17, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I would give it more stars if it was possible!This series gets better with each book!This book is about Shade and Chelle.He meets her while on a call for the pet euthanasia and crematorium.There’s an attraction from the start when she asks him to help paint her house.Shade is a very quiet man because of his secrets.As their relationship progresses his secrets come out and she’s right there helping him and understanding why he is the way he is.Her girls are great kids and when they find out their ...more
LER
Feb 25, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This amazing book made me have to catch my breath many times. What an incredible story! I love Shade so much. His story shattered my heart, I can barely begin to express my love for Shade. I am both grateful to Chelle for loving him and helping him heal and jealous of her because- DAMM...Shade is just AMAZING and I would love to trade places with Chelle! This book hit every emotion there is....love, anger, hate, need, joy, sorrow and more. Jeanne St. James continues to create the most incredible ...more
Gladys
Feb 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Oh, my poor, poor heart. Nothing I can say will ever adequately prepare you for Shade's history, not one single thing. However, I will say this book is going to have an impact, a lasting impact on you. In the end this story is as beautiful as it is horrifying, so keep that in mind before deciding to read it. A tale like this is not an easy read, and honestly it shouldn't be. This book will gut you and rip your heart from your chest. You can expect tears and tornado of emotions. That Shade is the ...more
Donna Smith
Feb 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
My emotions are all over the place at the moment. I just finished reading Shade and I am so grateful for being able to read this book. So many things happened to Shade before he found his family, his brotherhood. None of them know to what extent his life changed. They only know he is the most trusted man that he can be. A chance meeting due to a family tragedy brings him to the woman who can make him whole again. His woman couldn’t be more perfect for him. She is kind, loving, understanding and ...more
Reva Parks
Feb 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Usually the more tears, the more stars. This book would rate ten stars on a one to five scale. It is hard to review a book that tells one man's story of being a sex slave since age four before being set free at seventeen, totally unprepared for life. Few make it, but he did, eventually finding a place for himself in an MC club. In this family, loyalty to the brotherhood goes a long way and they all have secrets to be respected. The author amazes me with her ability to describe this man's experie ...more
Kari Hansen
Feb 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shade has overcome a horrific past that would have destroyed most people and he has emerged from the ashes stronger and more resilient. He is always there for everyone he cares about but he guards the secret that he believes defines him with everything he has. He believed that the life he was living was all he could have until Chelle and her children come into his life and give him hope for the future.

Chelle is exactly who Shade needs in her life as she is not only patient and compassionate but
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Sharon Jones
Feb 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Jeanne St James is one of those rare authors that you know is going to twist you all up inside and possibly break your heart in the process, but because she is just that good - you keep going back time & again not caring how you end up once you reach the ending.
Shade's book just about broke me - but alas I know I will be back for more when the next book releases in this magnificent series.
Chelle was an intriguing character, and one I wouldn't think right off the bat was who Shade would end up wi
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Nicki - The Overflowing Bookcase
It is very hard to get close to people when you are trying to hide the awful things that have happened to you when you were very young, but the moment Shade meets Chelle it is as if something shifts and he has finally found someone. Being a widow and a mother of two teenage girls the last thing Chelle ever thought she would be was attracted to a younger man - an a motorcycle club member to boot, but through lots of time, honesty and trust the unlikely duo come together for an emotional and heart ...more
Leslee
Feb 26, 2021 rated it it was amazing
For me, my favorite heroes are the broken ones. More than a few authors have written damaged heroes that have stolen my heart and I have returned to those books numerous times. They will always be the ones that steal my heart. Shade is another hero, another battered soul that I couldn't help but love. His woman, she is a jewel, so sweet and kind. She doesn't hesitate to show him how she feels. Full of tears, genuine affection, love and family, Shade's book is complete and utter perfection. I'm s ...more
Stephanie Ditmore
Feb 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed Shade and Chelle. When these two meet the chemistry and attraction is at the forefront like bam in your face. Shade has secrets that he keeps close to the chest and he’s finding that having Chelle and her girls around just might help him heal. Chelle has had her own battle wounds and has prevailed and sees the kind of man Shade is and wants to be there for him in every way. You will be sucked in and not able to put this down. You get all the feels with his story and it will tug ...more
Erica
Feb 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I knew as soon as we were intro’d to Shade I was going to need to survive his story.

This was a tough one to navigate all that darkness could not obstruct the searing cleansing light that Chelle brings to Shade’s world.

Shade has all the makings of man that has not had the best of anything, the darkness of his past drowns him, yet he has such sweetness.

Chelle is strong and witty and her determination is such an inspiring trait.

I loved their immediate attraction and their intense chemistry, and
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Lisa
Feb 26, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shade doesn't speak unless he has something to say, he keeps to himself and does his duty to his Brothers. He doesn't want to be touched and no one knows the painful secrets he carries deep inside....and they never will. Chelle has lived her life raising her daughters the best she can and working at the school. When Shade meets Chelle for the first time he wants someone to touch him, he wants to be in their presence. Chelle is weary at first...he is in a motorcycle gang and well younger than her ...more
Danielle
Feb 27, 2021 rated it it was amazing
What do you get when you combine an emotionally scarred badass biker and a sweet librarian? A roller coaster ride type of love of epic proportions!! Jeanne St. James truly floored me with the newest Blood Fury MC book! I was pulled in from the moment it started as I wanted to know more about Shade. He is so much more than you see on the surface. He is haunted but wants a love of his own. Chelle is the perfect person to soften and heal him and I didn’t want this book to end! This book tugs at you ...more
Lindsey
Feb 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I say this for every new Jeanne St. James book but she out did herself with Shade. Shade is AMAZING. A very hard/sad read that ends up with a HEA. Chelle is the best match for Shade. She is wise & had some rough life experiences but she handles Shade and his background with grace & everything I felt like Shade needed in a partner. I loved the unexpected twist towards the end. 5 stars isn’t enough for how Ms. St James handled some pretty hard stuff to read. Can’t wait for the next book in this se ...more
Cindy Hughes
Feb 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shade is a fantastic story! It’s an emotionally, heartbreaking story told with compassion just the way Jeanne tells her stories. She has outdone herself with this book! Shade will pull you in and you won’t be able to put it down! You get drawn into Shade and Chelle’s journey as it unfolds into a beautiful love story. I couldn’t put it down! Shade had a very hard and painful past and Chelle was just the perfect person for Shade! I love the Blood and Bones series! Shade is my new favorite book in ...more
Sherry Hays
Feb 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book.
Shade is the 6th book in the Blood Fury MC series.
The story was well written and grabbed my attention
from page one.
Shade is a member of the club and works at Tioga
Pet Crematorium with Cassidy.
Shade has a very heartbreaking past.
Chelle is a mother 2 girls and meets Shade when they have
their cat put to sleep.
The chemistry between them is steamy and intense.
Shade has an accident and has to stay at Chelle's house.
Loads of intense action and adventure.
I voluntarily rea
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Carla
Feb 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shade has adapted to the trauma of his past to ut is still haunted nightly while holding tight to the need to take care if those around him who is now his family of brothers and their ties and he is selfless. By chance and sad circumstances he meets Chelle and her daughters.

As Shade fights his demons, himself and the need to right the past, he finds more than he was ever hoping for when he realizes he has a family of his own.

A fantastic and emotional read that is so well written. The subject ma
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CK
Feb 15, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Yet another book by Jeanne that surpasses my every expectation! Shade’s backstory is explicit, painful and horrendous. How he’s been able to function - is thanks to this MC family. The love story of Chelle and Shade is intense, passionate, and Chelle is the perfect ‘Ol Lady for Shade. Jeanne - you outdid yourself with this storyline. It’s complex. It’s thought provoking. It made me cry and ultimately, the story ended on a perfect HEA for them (with a surprise too).
Jennifer VanDriel
Feb 15, 2021 rated it it was amazing
What can I say about Shade’s book?? Um let’s see it was SPECTACULAR, A MUST READ book!!! This book really hooks you from the get go and makes you think about your life and what may be going on around you. I know it’s changed me. Shade is a man who hardly speaks but when he does you listen. Who happened to get the attention of the local librarian! You think it won’t work but hope it does. Another must read by Jeanne St James
Linda Rimer-Como
Feb 17, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This story line tugs at your heart strings as well as makes you mad at unrepairable circumstances. The characters are strong, determined and have great connections. I found this to be an amazing read; I cried, I laughed, my heart broke at times. Fantastic addition to the Blood and Bones series. You do not want to miss this one.

I voluntarily read and reviewed this book; all opinions expressed are my own.
domestic_godess_reads
Feb 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Each new book that JSJ writes in this series is fantastic. But this book, it’s on another level. Shade broke my heart. No human being should suffer what this man has been through in his life. Finding the club and his brothers has gone a long way to helping him but when he meets Chelle something shifts. Yes this story will break your heart but JSJ slowly puts it back together again in the best ways.
This is a slow burn romance.
Charlotte Jakes
Feb 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Jeanne St James is the queen of MC romance. No one does it better. This story is intensely emotional story that will capture your heart and soul. It's also sexily sensual and satisfying. Shade and Chelle will give you life. It's a journey of a broken soul and redemption of a alpha male and his alpha female. It's told in different points of view, no cheating, no cliffhangers, and a hea. I highly recommend this book. ...more
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JEANNE ST. JAMES is a USA Today bestselling romance author who loves an alpha male (or two). She was only thirteen when she started writing. Her first paid published piece was an erotic story in Playgirl magazine. Her first erotic romance novel, Banged Up, was published in 2009. She is happily owned by farting French bulldogs. She writes M/F, M/M, and M/M/F ménages. Want to read a sample of her wo ...more

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