An Act of Obsession – 4.5 Stars

an act of obsession

 K.C. Lynn

Acts of Honor Series (Book 3)

Release Date: July 20, 2016


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book blurb

She’s beautiful yet scarred beyond repair.

He’s powerful and lethal, in and out of the ring.

One act of kindness brought Sophie Parish far more danger than she could have ever imagined. Now she’s on the run, leaving behind her family and the only dream she’s ever had.

Retired EFC fighter Kolan Slade’s life has been one endless battle after another. He has a dark past with an even darker desire—the only one he’s ever known.

Until he meets Sophie.

Intrigued by her raw beauty and the secrets she’s trying to hide, Kolan craves to know who she is and what she’s running from.

Protecting her becomes his obsession and he’ll sacrifice it all to save her. But in the end her love will have him questioning himself and everything he thought he knew.


Reaching my SUV, I place her feet on the ground and cage her against the passenger door, bracing both my hands on either side of her head. “And what about you, Lia?” I ask, dipping my head in close to hers. “Hmm? You know my secrets. What about yours?”

She might not know all of mine but she knows enough.

“What is it you want to know?” she asks, a slight tremble in her voice.

“I want to know who you are and where you came from. But more than anything, I want to know what you’re hiding under that scarf.”

The stark pain that enters her eyes strikes me to my fucking core. “Trust me, you don’t want to see what’s under there. I can’t even bear to look at it myself.”

“Nothing scares me.”

It’s a complete lie. She scares the hell out of me.

A heavy silence descends upon us, her pretty eyes wide and fearful.

“What are you so afraid of?” I ask.

Her breath hitches, emotion shining bright in her gaze. “Everything.”

There’s so much despair in that one word that I want to fucking kill whoever put it there. Unable to resist, I gently drop my forehead on hers, my jaw locking as I restrain myself from doing what I really want to do.

“I’m going to respect your privacy…for now. But one day, you’re going to tell me who made you so afraid. And if they’re still breathing—they won’t be for much longer.”

Her eyes fall closed, lip trembling as she tries to shield her pain from me. “Some secrets, Kolan, are best left unknown.”

“Not between us. The day will come when there will be no more secrets between us.”

Her eyes open, locking with mine, but she remains silent. I press my lips to her forehead then reach for the door handle. “Come on. Let’s go home.”



about the authorK.C. Lynn

K.C. Lynn is a small town girl living in Western Canada. She married her high school sweetheart and they have four amazing children: two lovely girls and a set of handsome twin boys. It was her love for romance books that gave K.C. the courage to sit down and write her own novel. When she is not in her writing cave, pounding out new characters and stories, she can be found living between the pages of a book, meeting new tattooed, hot alpha males with very big…Hearts.

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my review

4.5 Stars

K.C. Lynn’s latest release, An Act of Obsession was intense and thrilling. I was consumed by Kolan and Sophie’s romance – it’s an awesome book.

It was nice to finally get inside of Kolan’s head and see how all of the past drama affected him. Physically he shows no scars but mentally and emotionally he’s a changed man.  His trust and faith in others has been damaged.

Sophie on the other hand has a very obvious scar and it came at the hands of a man who she showed a small bit of kindness to. Now he is obsessed with her and seems determined to make her his or to take her life.  So she’s hiding.  She’s changed her name and lives moment to moment to ensure her safety as well as the safety of the people she loves.

Fate (and self-defense classes) bring these two together. The connection is instantaneous and you can feel how they understand one another. As their friendship develops passion and lust simmers right below the surface. The author tempts and tantalizes you to the point that you feel desperate for the moment when they surrender all that they’re feeling for one another.

It makes for hella hot reading.  Wooziers.  Kolan is one sexy beast.

Kolan and Sophie’s budding relationship almost makes you forget that danger is lurking behind the scenes. And the way the plot unfolds and boils over, it leaves your heart is racing. You are on the edge of your seat – devouring page after page of the story.

I don’t want to accidentally give anything away so I will leave you with this.  I thought that An Act of Obsession was excellent book and a great addition to the Acts of Honor series. I would definitely recommend it as well as all of the other books in this set.


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