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Cold Blood

Cynthia Rayne

4.7 Stars
From 44 Reviews

Justice is a former Navy SEAL with a horrific secret. While he didn’t give “the last full measure of devotion” to his country, he came damn close to it. Justice might talk a good game, but his blood turns cold when he remembers the past. Every evening, the nightmares take him right back to Afghanistan. The only thing that brings him any satisfaction is a little weed and meting out his unique brand of justice on behalf of the Four Horsemen MC. But what happens when he freezes in the middle of a sticky situation, and the bikers bust his rank?



Etta May Jameson is a social worker, and she’s seen more than her fair share of pain and heartbreak in this life. Like Justice, she’s concealing a painful secret from her past, one that keeps her up at night. But she can’t resist helping someone, even if he a rough and tough biker who’s more stubborn than a mule. Etta May finds her professional boundaries crumbling when it comes to the wounded biker. Will they come to terms with their own war wounds? And can they find a future together?

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Justice & Etta finally

by Anonymous

Finally Justice and Etta's story!
Both Justice and Etta have horrid pasts. Both suffering from some form of PTSD.
They have been denying their feelings for long enough and decide to take a chance. But when Etta's past comes back with a vengeance, will Justice be able to protect her?
I was so happy to finally learn the background of these broken souls. They deserved to find a little piece of happiness. They are definitely survivors.
Thanks to the author for tackling some tough subjects.
“I received a copy of the book in return for an honest review.”

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Excellent!

by Valeen

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

Cold Blood is an excellent example of the MC genre. Justice is part of the Four Hoursemen MC, but he's been put on a temporary suspension so he can get his life together. He's suffering from extreme PTSD from his time in Afghanistan while serving as a Navy SEAL, and the nightmares won't let him sleep. So he smokes out a lot to deal with the memories that won't leave his mind. Etta is the social worker that he apparently met in an earlier story (I haven't read any of the other previous stories in the series). The two have a strong attraction, but she's intent on keeping him out.

When she needs help dealing with her abusive ex husband who just got out of prison, though, Justice is there for her, and slowly the two give into their attraction. Justice to me is the real star of Cold Blood. He's damaged for sure, but he's got such a huge heart and when he loves, he loves hard, and protects those he loves. Reading the two of them falling in love, dealing with their pasts, watching them slowly helping each other heal, is such an engaging experience. I love how they're both fully developed characters and and their chemistry is strong emotionally and physically.

If you like your MC romances with sexy, badboy heroes and strong heroines who are true survivors, Cold Blood should definitely be on your TBR list.

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Wow!

by Angel Joy

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. I love reading about the Lone Star Mafia and I can't wait to see what happens with these characters next! Loved the Four horsemen also! This is Etta and Justice's story and a good read!

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Great book

by Anonymous

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I loved this book. Justices and Etta had horrible pasts and nightmares to overcome. I was happy to see that justice was servers and happiness was found.

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Best in the series to date!

by Amanda Roden

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I have literally read every single book in this series and others from her MC series and I have to say this is my favorite book of 's so far!! I seriously couldn't put it down once I started. I cannot wait for the next book!

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Justice Delivered

by Lisa Siegler

I love to read Cynthia Rayne's books. I started with the Four Horseman Series and then on to the Lone Star Mobsters. She is awesome, her characters grab your heart right away and when your done you wish there was more. This story is about Justice and Etta, such great characters together. They find love even while dealing with their own issues of the past. Such a good read, don't deny yourself.

I was given this book, for an honest review, and honestly, I loved it!!!I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

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Cold Blood

by Ann Leeson

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I've read all of the four horsemen mc and a couple of the Dixie mafia books and this story has characters from both, this is Justice and Etas story.
Etta, a social worker, is friends with Pretty boy from the Four Horsemen and Justice, who is suffering from PTSD, is on leave from them so he can sort himself out but whilst he's away from the club he does a bit of work for the boss of the Dixi mafia. Then Etta's ex-husband arrives, fresh from being on parole .............
I couldn't put this down, I was hooked from page one, I love the Four Horseman, it was this series that hooked me on Cynthia Rayne's books

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Cold Blood Justice Style

by Merry Jelks-Emmanuel

I received an ARC of this book for an honest review. Justice and Ellie live in their own private hell places. Both being victims of violent abuse, Ellie’s from her husband and Justice from being captured in Afghanistan. This is an intense story that takes you through two people striving to put their lives back together and seeking redemption. I loved this story.I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

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Well done

by Anonymous

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. This is my first book by this author. The book is well done, good character and plot development. Justice is a former navy seal suffering from PTSD and Etta is a social worker with an abusive ex. Each have their own baggage and issues that they need to overcome. This is a good book. Would recommend

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Cold Blood

by robsmith70

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Cold Blood is another hit for Ms. Cynthia!! If you've read her before you won't be disappointed. If you've never read her before you won't be disappointed. But I will make one suggestion... read some of her other books of this series and it will help you better understand what's going on, especially when the other characters are involved with Justice and Etta May. Also a warning. If you can't stand a little violence with your HOT romance, get your tail out of the kitchen and don't read Ms. Cynthia. Why ?? Because she doesn't deserve any negative reviews or comments. You can't say you weren't given a heads up. Thanks Ms. Cynthia for another ride with the 4 Horsemen :)

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I wanted to... I really did!

by Anonymous

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I am such a huge fan of previous books in the series or in this "universe" as a whole. I've been caught up from the very beginning. Even at the start of the Lone Star spinoff, I was excited... Ready to delve deeper in to this world. Yet, it fell flat. It almost seems like an entirely different author; there's no other feasible explanation to me. The writing style now is obnoxiously detailed to the point where 1- it leaves no room for our imagination to speculate and 2- almost feels like the author is talking down to us as if we couldn't possibly understand any portion of the book unless it is spelled out. The dialogue between characters themselves even differ now from earlier books. I'm just at a loss. I truly don't understand. I wanted to continue to look these books... But they have disappointed me more and more since the initial foray in to the world of Byron Beauregard. I fully expected the juicy tidbits left behind in previous books about his possible familial ties to other characters to be expounded on. No such luck.

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Another great book by a great author

by Anonymous

I received a copy of the book in return for an honest review.

This book was just amazing as the others written by this author and each book gets better than the last. I loved the main characters. You could feel the emotions as they spoke about the tradgies that had happened in their lives. They both had something terrible happen to them but were able to overcome them with the help of each other. This book made me laugh, cry and even angry at times. It kept my attention and I fell in love with the hero and the heroine. I can't wait to read what is written next.

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I love the beauty in something others would consider to be "broken"

by Davita

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. I truly enjoy reading about the jagged piece of people that fit together.

Justice is a truly good human being. To me, he is the epitome of what a man is. Kind, honorable, strong, compassionate and loving. He is scarred both physically and emotionally from his days as a Navy Seal when he was held hostage by the Taliban and tortured. He is a lost man without a compass until he meats Etta.

Etta, much like Justice, is everything I believe a woman should be. Strong, kind, compassionate and extremely capable of love. She was tortured by her abusive ex husband over the span of their 4 year marriage. She has been incapable of getting close to someone but, a heart as large as hers can't be locked up.

Watching these two hurt souls find each other is really beautiful. These are two people that truly deserve the happy ending that they choose.

I love the colorful nature of Hell and the people we meet along the way. The side characters that have either been Main characters like Pretty Boy and Eddie or the ones who will be like Ten, Trick and Tyler.

I enjoyed every moment and as always can't wait to see what happens next.

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Another fantastic part of the series

by Anonymous

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This is fantastic, love reading this series and the fact it crosses over into another series is epic! My only quibble is having to wait for the next book now!

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I was given this ARC for an honest review...Another fantastic story

by Anonymous

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this is another AMAZING story by Cynthia Rayne. I have loved all the books in the Four Horseman series. They are all stand alone and wonderful stories in their own. Justice and Etta Mae was wonderful. Two broken souls finding each other to love. READ IT..You will enjoy it.

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Sweet story

by Jan

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. Cold Blood was a sweet story but not as hot or engaging as the other books in the series. Both Ella and Justice were likable characters, struggling to overcome past traumas. The fact that they met each other and became involved in a relationship was sweet but overall the story seemed flat and without the usual energy and electricity of Cynthia Rayne's other books in the series.

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Best of both worlds!

by Strike3

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Absolutely loved Etta and Justice's love story. This book had amazing twists and amazing turns, and was the perfect combination to create a crossover between MC and mafia. The characters had enough past development in the book to give you a good sense of who they were as individuals before they came together. I also felt that the interlacing characters of the mafia and the MC really played a huge part in the storyline. ❤️

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Gotta Love The Four Horsemen

by Anonymous

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I Love this entire series! It is by far my favorite series ever! This is Justice and Etta's story. Justice is a member of The Four Horsemen MC. They are MC who are outlaws but only go after the bastards who harm others. Etta is a social worker who has an abusive ex. This is the story of surviving and trying to overcome PTSD. It's a nasty, long road but together can they make things work? You'll have to read to find out and you won't be disappointed you did.

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Emotional Romance

by Anonymous

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Cynthia Rayne out did herself with this emotionally engaging romance. Justice, a former Navy SEAL and current member of the Four Horseman motorcycle gang, is struggling to come to terms with his experience overseas. The only light that he can find is in May Jameson.
May has her own ghosts that she is desperately trying to bury, but when her ex-husband is paroled she knows that he past is about to catch up with her future.
Together, Justice and May, will find the strengths to come to terms with their pasts so that they can have a future together. This is an emotional rollercoaster that will keep readers engaged till the very last word.

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Amazing story

by Lin(Nerdy Bookworm)

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>>>>>I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Review Copy of this book for an honest review<<<<<
Landon “Justice” Page is the sergeants-at-arms for the Four Horsemen MC and a spec op veteran with PTSD. He calmness is his brothers and the three who returned from Afghanistan and a curvy, red-haired young woman name Etta May Jameson. He didn’t think he deserved to be love but was unable to stay away from her. Etta May Jameson is a social worker with a specialty in helping the underprivileged kids. She is struggling with her own demons from her past but uses her employment to consume her thoughts. The story took me on an emotional roller coaster ride with two people needing each other and finding the missing pieces to heal the damage and scars of their past. Will Etta allows Justice in her life? What secrets Etta is holding from her past? Can they find love through all the turmoil? An awesome addition to this great series.