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(The Deadly Seven #1)

3.92  ·  Rating details ·  3,084 ratings  ·  264 reviews
This is our town. We are the ones who ultimately decide whether you live or die, so be careful what sins you commit.

We’re the Deadly Seven, the rejects of this town and we represent death to anyone who crosses a line we deem unacceptable.

When she shows up in our town like some innocent avenging Angel, we don’t know what to think…so we watch. And the more we watch, the more
Kindle Edition, 350 pages
Published October 13th 2021
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Abbella DiNoto
Nov 01, 2021 rated it did not like it
too many continuity issues to have a decent believable plot ZERO LIKABLE CHARACTERS

First of all, there are so many typos & grammatical issues, throughout this book and it's very distracting. I could have done a better job of editing. Secondly, the plot wasn't believable at all. The point of witness protection is not to tell people about who they are. (A good alpha reader who can give honest feedback would have caught many of the excessive continuity issues here) Furthermore, what father would l
Dec 26, 2021 rated it did not like it
Ok seriously what in the wattpad was this. It looks like a teenager wrote it. Tf did i just read. The author’s note was like “you are gonna see the dark side of Cassie” smtg like that but what i get is an immature writing with cringe and annoying characters. First of all, heroine is supposed to be at college but why do they behave like middle school shits? She is new in college, the mean girl is like “the hot dude is mine” then another girl comes rescues the heroine and they are bffs. What the f ...more
Oct 13, 2021 rated it did not like it

I miss when authors actually cared about their craft. In the RH genre you’ll find some of the worst writing you could possibly see. RH authors know that it’s not really a big genre so we kinda get whatever is written……I wish RH authors cared about the readers.

My question is how can you write something this bad & put it out KNOWING it’s bad???? Yes there is subjectivity when it comes to how well written sometime but come on. We all know bad writing when we see it.

This could have so much goo
Jess McDaniel
Oct 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2021, college, rh
Alright, I have been teased and teased with this book for months. MONTHS. I am so glad that these two brilliant brains put this world together. I am in LOVE!!

The Deadly Seven run the town that Haliee and her dad move to. One of them is undercover to help them in witness protection. This harem is EVERYTHING! They may all be dark and twisted in their own way, but Haliee brings out their good sides and can help them control their demons.

The guys are 🔥🔥🔥. Lukas, Torren, Creed, Mathias, Oliver, Cord
Haliee and her father Brent have recently arrived in a new town enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. There, Haliee meets detective Lukas, 10 years her senior, who aside from his position with the police department will be undercover as her boyfriend. The two become infatuated with each other. Likewise, his brothers of vigilante justice "seven deadly sin," from the more quiet Sloth / Mathias to the psychotic Wrath / Creed, also become enthralled with Haliee. This story follows their growin ...more
Rebecca Diaz
Oct 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Obsession is the first book I’ve read by Cassie Hargrove and this book is Story Brooks debut book.

The world building is insane, the plot has so many twists and turns that I was holding onto the edge of my seat.

Hailee is the FMC and as soon as she moves to town she instantly gets the attention of The Deadly Seven. Lukas aka Pride, Barron aka Gluttony, Corden aka Lust, Mathias aka Sloth, Torren aka Envy, Oliver aka Greed, and my personal favorite Creed aka Wrath.

I was dying to get my hands on t
Obsession is the first book within The Deadly Seven series. Ever since I came across this book, I've wanted to jump into its pages to see what lurked beneath the dark shadows. Definitely devoured this and was pleasantly surprised with everyone involved.

In this, you will meet Hailee. She's on the run with her father due to a psychotic Russian guy coming after her. It doesn't help that her mother, basically an egg donor, sold her to him either. She's tired of running and constantly looking over he
Oct 08, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I’ve been waiting for this book since I read the blurb and I finally got my hands on it! This is my first book from these two authors and I am in love.

The book starts with Haliee, a girl on the run with her dad from a man her mom sold her to to pay off a debt. They move to a small town where she is out in witness protection. She meets Detective Lukas Michael’s. What she finds out later is Lukas and his brothers Torren, Ollie, Mathias, Barren, Corden, and Creed. They make up the Deadly Seven who
Nov 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I really liked this story! But holy shit, Hailee is dumb as fuck sometimes. So are the guys! Why would you go to a party hosted by the chick that you know wants to get the h raped? And why would they let her take off by herself in any of these scenarios that she does!? And the last one. h has a gut feeling that Dimitri's guys are outside. What does she do when her dad and one of the H's are fighting? You guessed it! Dumbass ran outside. There are 7 of these guys, and they can't keep this chick o ...more
Oct 18, 2021 rated it it was ok
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Shawna Jimenez more.books.forever
I AM OBSESSED Let me go ahead and say that again for the folks in the back I AM OBSESSED!!!

Ma’am’s excuse you!!!! You coming out the gate hot with this one!!! This baby is straight fire! Blew my damn mind!

I just don’t even know where to begin with this book. Haliee is freaking everything these men needed in their lives and didn’t know it yet, she was about to turn their entire world upside down. She is sweet, caring, understanding and feisty not to mention a warrior and a survivor. This girl ri
K.L. Taylor-Lane
Firstly I was really excited about this release, everything I saw in the lead up to it had me so intrigued. I really enjoy larger harems and their dynamics so as soon as I saw it was a fair few love interests AND it contains M/M it was an obvious pre-order for me.

And I loved everything about it. It was very fast burn/insta love but it worked for the story.

It was a relatively quick read but I am a fast reader so it may just be me! But it left me wanting more pages to turn!

This is totally not a n
Hannah Wenna
Oct 15, 2021 rated it liked it
fell short

This book has so so much potential!! It’s basically a list of everything I love in a book but I felt like it was rushed. The characters not fully fleshed out & just when it almost reaches that perfect high note it fell short not quite reaching that epic note. In saying that I still really enjoyed the story and will be reading the next one in the series
Saucy Sierra
Sizzles my pages

Hott beginning to get into a great series. I'm so into these Seven Deadly Sins. It's a brilliant plot. I love the multiple POVs. Every character has his view written and I love it!
Oct 20, 2021 rated it liked it
This had SO much potential. It was hard to follow at times because of the writing and punctuation. The characters needed to be built up more. I liked the basis of the story enough to finish, but I just felt the characters were too over the top psycho at times in a cringe worthy, cheesy way. And The nickname "scratch"? Horrible name! that bring said I might pick up the book, but with most cliffhangers where I can't wait for next book.....I can wait for this one. ...more
Oct 30, 2021 rated it did not like it
Rape in the harem

I wanted to like this so muchbut it really fell short. There is likely no character development whatsoever. We're told how these men are Demons because of their twisted background but they really just come off as kinky boys. The stalking isn't hot because it's not consensual. Creed corners Hailee and forces an organism on her so she stabs him. The other guys reprimand him briefly but that's it. What he did was 100 percent rape and their group supposedly kills rapists, but it's c
Oct 27, 2021 rated it liked it
For all the dark mood/theme this story projects, I had a lot more fun than anything. Hailee is a strong character and can hold her own despite the stresses of her history. Or well, because of her history, she can hold her own. Each of the seven brothers are unique and there are some established relationships, but not in the traditional sense, again, because of their history which we are slowly starting to understand. The story is told in multiple POVs with even Hailee's father taking part which ...more
Feb 21, 2022 rated it did not like it
This book was so bad, it was funny again. Everything that happened was so hilarious and so weird. Plus the writing was really easy and not good.
I would even go so far and say that if there weren’t SEVEN boys from who ALL had POVs over the book, it would‘ve been even more boring. Because if there wasn’t anything completely stupid happening, there was nothing at all happening. Just random POVs from one of the boys I didn‘t know for three pages and then the next one I couldn’t even remember reading
Kelly Wheeler
Oct 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing

Really enjoyed this book , I was a little iffy on it because the trigger warning ( non-con and dub-con ) so if your hesitant, it’s more of a kink that everyone involved is ok with , the exception being one instance that I don’t consider ‘bad’ as it’s a kink for the guy and she’s not ..set off , I guess is the best way to say it ?… I don’t want to spoil the story , so I’ll just say , I was ok with it , despite my usual issues with dub / non con . Overall , well written , good flow , I’d
Dec 06, 2021 rated it liked it
I've actually lost count for the number of times I had to stop reading this because of how cringey it got. ...more
Oct 15, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Phenomenal! Cassie and Story have created a world full of darkness and depravity but in the endless depths of this black hole is a single light. Like moths to a flame the deadly 7 are drawn to Haliee. This world, these characters and their story will solidify in your soul, it will make you burn with desire to keep reading.

Haliee has lived life on the run, never settling, never making friends and building relationships. She is emotionally fragile and so innocent in a world filled with darkness. T
Emily Flinner
Nov 01, 2021 rated it did not like it
This could have been such a great story if there had been more editing and secondary input. If it was just fleshed out and polished it could have really been something.

I get what the author was trying to do, and the incorporating of the seven deadly sins was intriguing but each guy bled into each other—at most points I couldn’t tell you who was narrating.

Another big issue: each person has their own first person narrative and it just blendded and muddled together to the point where you get lost
Nov 28, 2021 added it
Shelves: dnf
DNF 30%. M/M and a tad too dark for my tastes
Shari Virgillito
Oct 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Holy crazy Train!

Snow White and the seven dwarfs move over because the seven deadly sins have arrived! That was a whole lot of clutching of pearls, hot, and suspenseful reads I’ve read to date. This is a first read from this author and I fell down the rabbit hole. I want and need more like now! The heroine is a meek little kitten until she’s backed in a corner. A fierce tigress comes out to play. I love that about this read. I like soft and sweet and then comes the confidence but she has a hidde
Apr 06, 2022 rated it liked it
Nice plot, execution needs some work

I have a love/hate relationship with this book. First off - I loved the plot. It’s what drew me in and is what is making me read book 2. Second - there are so many grammatical errors, this is in need of a review stat. Third - some authors devote lots of research into things so it makes it more accurate and believable. This book didnt seem like any research was done and things like witness protection and anything regarding that seemed overly fake.

Obviously th
Cat Vann
Oct 11, 2021 rated it it was amazing

Star Rating 5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Spice Rating 5/5 🌶🌶🌶🌶🌶

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Haliee has been on the run all her life with her dad after being sold off by her mom to a Russian mob boss to pay off old debts owed.

Her and her dad are entered into witness protection program and relocated to a town where they end up gaining the attention of the deadly seven.

Each guy represents a different sin they live by. It’s instant love. It’
Apr 01, 2022 rated it did not like it
really not good

There is just so much wrong here. The FMC is just terrible. I can’t tell if she’s just totally stupid or if she’s just naive? There are so many examples of strong female characters who have gone through trauma out there and it’s like the authors ignored all of them. Not to mention nothings really happened to her yet. There’s only been the threat of her being kindnaped and they’re acting like she’s gone through some serious stuff like the guys have. She’s obviously not mature enoug
Jan 31, 2022 rated it it was ok
This book had potential, let me start off by saying that.

It was very cringe worthy, the fmc is hard to really like because she really doesn’t have a lot of substance to her character. The guys seem like they’re young high school boys who behave erratically. The grammatical errors were also distracting.

I am going to try and read the second book because I do feel like the story has potential and hopefully they can redeem themselves and by they I mean all the characters. Also, I think I like Dimit
Oct 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing

I have to wait until January after that cliffhanger?! Ahh so good.

I’m loving the obsession/stalker/dark tropes right now and this definitely hit the spot. I did feel like there were some inconsistencies with the FMC but it didn’t detract from the overall story. I really enjoyed the book WITSEC but the only thing that was lacking was multiple POVs and this gave me all of it.

Excellent start to the series and I can’t wait until -freaking- January.
Apr 15, 2022 rated it really liked it
Wowie that was better than I expected. Haliee is a girl on the run under witness protect. Little does she know she is about to be protected by one of the Deadly Seven, a group of vigilantes.

The relationship that blooms in this book so quickly actually works for me from the male perspective. Her side not so much but I guess I can understand from her sheltered life.

Without spoilers, I am ready for book 2!
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