The Hostage Bargain: Kidnapped by hot bank robbers: a fun and spicy reverse harem menage romcom

· The Bank Robbers Book 1 · Carolyn Crane
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"So funny and so freaking addictive! This series is my favorite guilty pleasure!” ~A Buckeye Girl Reads Blog

I was a small town bank teller desperate for escape—until the day the bank robbers came to town and took me hostage during a daring robbery. 

I’d never been in a car chase before—hell, I’d never traveled more than a few miles from our farm.

I’d definitely never kissed an outlaw while blindfolded—or had rules as shocking as theirs whispered in my ear. 

These dangerous, yummaliciously competent criminals had some very wicked ideas. And maybe it was the sensation of my terrible troubles disappearing behind me, but I was thrilled. I wanted it all.  

But my bank robbers have secrets.  And troubles of their own. And they have deep and tragic wounds that torment them. 

Can I help them? Or am I simply in over my head?


The Bank Robbers…pure reverse harem deliciousness!  (read in order)

1. The Hostage Bargain

2. The Wrong Idea

3. The Deeper Game

4. The Most Wanted

5. The Hard Way

6. The Best Trick

"I heart this gang like crazy! I hope she never stops writing these books!" ~Goodreads reviewer

"So dirty and omfg so funny! I wanted it to last forever!" ~Night Reader Reviews

Named a “Best book of the year” at Penelope Romance Reviews & A Buckeye Girl Reads & Nominated for Year’s Best by The Romance Reviews (menage & more)

"What a crazy sexy hot book! Three hot bank robbers take Melinda as a hostage and give her a thrill of a lifetime." ~Karlynp booklikes

"A sexy book with a solid story...The Hostage Bargain is a quirky steamy read with heart." ~Yummy Men and Kick Ass Chicks

1.25K reviews
Danielle Fitzpatrick
August 23, 2019
Best book series I have read. I find it so difficult to get into series as I feel they drag out far too long but I read all of them in 3 days and I was hooked and left wanting more. Will definitely be a re-read for me so i can get my fix of my favourite 3 kinky bank robbers. 5 stars for sure!
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Amanda Russell
August 19, 2016
I loved the book honestly. I would love to continue on to the next books, but I don't have any money to buy them. I really hope to see them free some day!
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bridgette smith
July 7, 2016
Who ever said minding your business wouldn't get you caught up in a bank robbery with 3 hot guys, certainly not Melinda. How's a girl supposed to get away from 3 hot alpha bank robbers alive... this book is an edge of your seat read omg on to the next book in this collection
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About the author

Annika Martin is a NYT bestselling author who lives with her awesome husband and two cats in a home full of plants, sunshine and books. She's heavy into writing love stories about criminals--some of them are dirty and fun (Kinky bank robbers!) others are dark and intense (Prisoner). She also writes as the RITA-award winning author Carolyn Crane.  You can follow Annika's newsletter for:

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