Friday, 13 May 2016

Kingpin - WS GREER - Blog Tour

Title: Kingpin
Series: An Italian Mafia Romance
Author: W.S. Greer
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: May 2, 2016

Alannah Sullivan met Dominic Collazo when she was only in the fifth grade. She knew him when the other kids called him names and made fun of his over-sized facial features. She knew him when he was a shy introvert with a quick temper. She knew him when he was first introduced to the mob lifestyle by his father, a made man in the St. Louis mafia. Alannah knew Dominic before anybody could see his potential, and she fell in love with him when she was just a teenager... just in time for her family to pack up and move away from the city and the boy she loved.

But, Alannah is back now, and after ten long years, Dominic Collazo is all grown up. No longer the quiet loner, Dominic is larger than life, and every woman’s fantasy. He’s a rich casino owner with the looks of a Greek god, and an alpha male persona to die for. He’s also a captain in the notorious Giordano crime family.

When the two of them meet again in the lobby of Lumiere Place Casino & Hotel, Alannah has no idea that her second chance with Dominic will also be her biggest curse. As drama immediately ensues and bullets start to fly, Alannah has to ask herself if Dominic is worth all the trouble that comes with him.

Would you risk everything to be with the love of your life, even if he’s the mafia’s newest KINGPIN?

“This novel had an authenticity to it that I really enjoyed, and I like that the author didn't write an over-glamorized view of the mafia lifestyle.” - Goodreads Reviewer
“ I seriously can't wait for the next book, this is an amazing start to the series, wish I could give it more than 5*” - Sweet and Spicy Reads
“This book has it all action, humor, sexual chemistry and one sexy alpha!!” - Alpha Book Club

WS Greer is a multi-genre author, and an active duty military member with the US Air Force. He’s been serving his country since 2004, and has been an author since his debut novel, Frozen Secrets, was released in 2013. 

WS was born to military parents in San Antonio, Texas, and bounced around as a child, from Okinawa, Japan, to Florida, to New Mexico, where he met his high school sweetheart, who’d become his wife in 2003. Together, the two of them have two wonderful children, and are currently living overseas on the tiny island of Guam.

WS has tackled different genres throughout his writing career. From suspense with his debut novel Frozen Secrets, to erotic suspense with his bestselling Carter trilogy and Defending Her, and now contemporary romance with Worth Saving. As a reader, WS usually prefers the drama of suspense, but as a writer, he’s branched out and is doing his best to reach a wide audience and a plethora of readers.

WS loves connecting with his fans and readers, and does so whenever he gets the chance, and he would love to hear from you. You can find him on his personal blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Stay tuned, there’s more great stories coming from WS Greer! 

This was my first time reading anything by W.S. Greer, but i thoroughly enjoyed this book. Kingpin has a bit of everything romance, suspense and angst.  It details a young boy growing up within the mafia world. 

Kingpin is Dominic and Alannah's story.  Dominic and Alannah met as children, when he protects her from a bully, time and circumstances cause the two best friends to drift apart.  

A decade later, it's fate when they reconnect.  Dominic and Alannah have very different lives.  Alannah is a nurse and Dominic is a made man.  They have an intense chemistry and the bond from childhood is still there after their time apart.  Being aware of Dominic's life is quite different to being in the crossfire of bullets and revenge.  Alannah has to decide if the love they share is worth it. 

This book is really well written and keeps you enthralled with an engaging storyline.  I really liked both Dominic and Alannah's characters they were very likeable.  I enjoyed reading the book from a dual point of view of both the hero and heroine. 

This book has a great mix of romance, suspense and angst.  The story was full of twists and turns, danger, intrigue and violence that kept you thoroughly engaged and enthralled with this dynamic storyline.

This is the first book in the Kingpin series, and does end on a cliffhanger, I really look forward to reading the next installment.