Title: Unlawful Justice
Authors: KC Lynn and K. Langston
Release Date: November 17, 2015
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Seek the truth and you will find justice.
The peaceful town of Harmony Falls, Texas, has been rocked to its core by an unspeakable crime.
One that harbors revenge and injustice.
School teacher Olivia Bradshaw can’t remember what happened that horrific night, but it’s easy to see the effect it’s had on those around her. All she wants is for peace to be restored to her beloved hometown, but Deputy Grayson Taylor is on a different mission. He seeks truth and justice, and he’ll do whatever it takes to find both for Olivia.
Lines will be crossed.
Can justice prevail, or will the citizens of Harmony Falls succumb to the corruption and hate that continues to plague their small town
K.C. Lynn and K. Langston have teamed up to bring you a story about hate, race, corruption, injustice, and above all, love. A story that may change the way you view the world.
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Reviewed by Sharon Thérèse Nuttall
The profound and emotional impact this novel had on me left me extremely disturbed. Apart from questioning my own incredulity, I needed facts to back up what I had read. Is it possible that there’s still the slightest trace of this kind of xenophobia in today’s western society, because I honestly thought this irrational infirmity been eradicated. When I finished reading, and after shedding many tears, I needed to talk to somebody about it. I needed opinions and someone who could help me process my feeling. My husband highlighted some harsh truths; my devastation being ten-fold made me come down to earth with a big thump. Nevertheless, one must not forget this is a story.
Just before the end, I was chatting online with my buddy reader-cum-sister-in arms and these were our very words which I would like to share with you.
“What you reading?”
“Unlawful Justice. It’s like watching a movie. So much flow, so much character development. The plot is very different. Full of twists and turns and the editing is perfect. Nearly eighty percent in and not one mistake.”
Never a true word said. I couldn’t find fault. Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a grammar monster. But apart from that, I look for consistency, reason and I need to connect to the protagonists. And oh boy, did I connect! The heroine has such a wonderful personality. She is the sweetest most open-minded person I have yet to meet in a book! Olivia Bradshaw is a dedicated English literature teacher in a conflictive school in a quiet town in Texas. Her students love her, she loves them. Events take place causing a snowball effect and her world comes tumbling down. But she’s strong, incredibly forgiving, and what impressed me more was that her pain always took second place.
Quote: Olivia ~ “I’m a big girl, Grayson, I can handle it.”
It was dismaying to see that what happened triggered off so much animosity between life long friends and neighbours. I found myself reading so fast that I had to literally rewind at times. I couldn’t absorb all the goings on and had to slow down. And there is no doubt whatsoever that Grayson Taylor who just happens to be an officer of the law and a gentleman in all aspects, had me enthralled. Come hell or highwater, this man will find justice and make those pay for their sins.
Quote: Grayson ~ “Trust me, Trust me to keep you safe.”
Now, I am not often lost for words but this guy just left me with my tongue hanging out. He’s a couple of years older than Livy, has had his eye on her but never made a move since she’s always had her head in a book and ignored everything going on around her. Saying that, her schoolgirl crush on him was in her dreams. Time goes by and they cross paths. She’s a tad dubious of getting involved because of past amorous experiences but gives him the benefit of the doubt. Grayson and Livy become friends. The attraction they have for each other palpitates throughout this read. I could feel it. I could feel his protective manner from the very start of their relationship. When the worst happens, I would never have thought in a million years there could ever be a man so considerate, so patient and so loving. Grayson, you are now officially my book boyfriend! Understandably, he does have his moments of aggressiveness and problems controlling his ire, but wise words will bring back memories which makes him disbelieve everything he was taught.
Quote: “Seek the truth and you will find justice.”
Besides being told in present tense and from the two protagonists’ point; wait for it, there’s someone else’s secret opinion which kept me sitting on the edge of my seat. For me, the storytelling technique used was beyond my expectations, the flowing banter was poignant, tender and moments of sheer happiness had me jumping for joy. The well-described hot steamy scenes were a beautiful compliment to this risqué read and gave me space to come up for air.
Quote: Grayson ~ “I’m yours, Liv. Yours. I could never belong to anyone else.”
I really think these two authors have been very brave touching a subject so delicate. Regardless of one’s beliefs, whether or not we choose to ignore racial conflicts or not, they have written a book that I will never forget. The secondary characters were marvellous in the respect that you either loved them to bits or wanted to jump into the book and put a hole in their heads. I could quote passages until the cows come home; however, I won’t because you have to read this book for yourselves. To sum up, the only word I have is Bravo!
His gaze softens as he cups the side of my neck. “Jesus, you should never feel insecure. You’re fucking beautiful, Liv, bruises or not. Nothing in the world could ever change that.”
I watch him carefully, his sincerity tearing through my defenses. “You really mean that, don’t you?”
He rears back, the skin between his brows bunching together in deep valleys of confusion. “Of course I do. How could you not know that?”
I shrug. “I don’t know. I guess it’s…” I pause for a moment before deciding to bare it all. “It’s hard for me to believe you still think I’m beautiful despite finding me the way you did.”
Understanding dawns and he quickly shakes his head. “No, not ever. That didn’t change the way I look at you. Yes, it fucking gutted me to see you that way, but not once did I think any less of you.” He pulls me closer while his determined gaze bores into mine. His jaw flexes, the rhythm of his chest growing heavier. “It should have never happened. Nothing so hateful should have ever touched something so beautiful. But make no mistake, Liv, when I look at you, I don’t see the girl I found that day, I see the girl who survived it all. You’re fucking beautiful, inside and out, nothing or no one will ever change that.”
My breath hitches as tears blur my eyes, his words healing my wounded soul. “You make me feel beautiful,” I choke out softly.
“Good, baby, because you are, every inch of you, and don’t ever fucking forget it.” He closes the small space between our mouths, his lips claiming mine in a heated caress as his tongue sweeps in.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
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.
K. has been married to her very own country boy for 14 years. They live in the deep south with their two crazy kids, and a speckled beagle named Sadie. She worked in property management for last decade before leaving the industry to write full time. When she’s not penning her next love story, you can find her nose buried between the pages of a good book.
She released her debut novel, Because You’re Mine in September 2013. She has since released three follow up books in the series, Until You’re Mine, When You’re Mine and Forever You’re Mine. Her next release, Sylvie is a contemporary romance set to release Early Fall 2015. She is also co-writing a book with Author KC Lynn called Unlawful Justice, set to release November 2015. K. writes with true passion and heart about what she knows, love, romance and all things southern.
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