ARC Review + Giveaway: All the Rage by TM Frazier

7 Jun 2016

Book Title: All the Rage
Author: TM Frazier
Series: Standalone
Release Date: June 7th, 2016
Genres: Dark Romance
They call me Rage.
My real name is like a shadow, always close behind, but never quite able to catch up.
I fly under the radar because no one ever suspects I’m capable of the kind of brutal violence I commit each and every day.

You see, I’m a girl. I’m nineteen.
And I'm a killer.
This life is all I know. It’s all I want to know. It keeps the s**t buried that I need kept buried. It allows me to live without thinking too much.
Without dwelling on the past.
Until him.

It all changes when an ordinary boy becomes my next target.
And my first love.
I have to choose.
The only life I’ve ever known has to die, or he does.
Either way, I’ll be the one pulling the trigger...

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All the Rage was a highly anticipated read for me this year. After reading Soulless by TM Frazier, I knew this anti-heroine had some kind of backstory for her quirks. Not many beautiful young women get into the lifestyle of arsonist, explosive extraordinaire, and hitwoman. I knew, deep down, there had to be something tragic to make her crave the violence she craves.

Though All the Rage can be read completely as a standalone, I was happy to get that introduction to her in Soulless. Not only did it peak my interest, but it gives a bit of background to all the workings of the different motorcycle clubs you'll see here. Though all connected, each book can be helpful to the reader for that backstory.

Rage meets Nolan when she's assigned to babysit him. Holed up in his grandparents' old cottage, Nolan is down on his luck with a serious hockey injury that's threatening his future playing. Rage is supposed to watch the coming and goings of this cottage until she's forced to make her presence known when Nolan accidentally falls into the pool to save Nolan's drowning dog. Does she let him die? Sounds like a good idea by the looks of that algae, germ infested water she refuses to touch. Did I mention hypochondria and germaphobia as a couple more issues Rage battles with?

TM Frazier takes a healthy dose of dark and gritty, adds a splash of humor, mystery, suspense and endearing qualities in an otherwise twisted anti-heroine and delivers a well rounded, action-packed novel. Both MCs harboring their fair share of secrets from each other but finding solace in each other's presence. Nolan has his secrets, and though Rage's job is to bring those to light, she finds it an increasing struggle between doing her job and following her heart. Nolan is the first person in her life to calm the rage within but their secrets threaten any chance of a future between these two MCs.

Another great dark suspense by TM Frazier! She never fails to find a refreshing spin to the dark and gritty type love stories. Each character less than good yet we fall for them and their unconventional love stories. Looking forward to more from her. I'd like to put in an order for a book for Smoke!

Advanced copy received by the author in exchange for my honest review.

T.M. Frazier

T.M. (Tracey Marie) Frazier resides in sunny Southwest Florida with her husband and three feisty fur kids.

She attended Florida Gulf Coast University where she specialized in public speaking. After years working in real estate and new home construction, she decided it was finally time to stop pushing her dreams to the back burner and pursue writing seriously.

In the third grade she wrote her very first story about a lost hamster. It earned rave reviews from both her teacher and her parents.

It only took her twenty years to start the next one.
It will not be about hamsters.

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