Scorned

The Anderson Brothers

Book 3
Marie Long
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"Scorned is a New Adult, multicultural contemporary romance.
Love is not for the faint-hearted... Michael Knox Anderson’s life in the dangerous world of illegal underground cage fighting has always been his outlet for coping with the demons that chase him. He never thought there could be a greater fear than losing this endless battle with himself... until he meets the mysterious Alexis Richards. A tattoo artist by day and a computer hacker by night, Lexi is determined to use her skills to fight against those who would harm others. Michael’s fascination with Lexi leaves him vulnerable and confused--feelings that he had buried years ago. When he discovers Lexi’s connections to a secret organization, he quickly realizes that this may be the final knockout if he isn’t careful. Is Michael ready to gamble his feelings--and ultimately his life--for Lexi in order to make amends with his past, or will the demons inside him finally destroy his last hope of salvation?"
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About the author

Marie Long is a novelist who enjoys the snowy weather, the mountains, and a cup of hot white chocolate. She’s an avid supporter of literacy movements like We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) and National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).

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Publisher
Marie Long
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Published on
Dec 1, 2015
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Pages
338
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ISBN
9780986301933
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / African American / Urban
Fiction / Coming of Age
Fiction / Family Life / Siblings
Fiction / Romance / African American
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Romance / Multicultural & Interracial
Fiction / Romance / New Adult
Fiction / Romance / Sports
Fiction / Romance / Suspense
Fiction / Romance / Workplace
Fiction / Sports
Fiction / Urban
Fiction / Women
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