TITLE: Finding Freedom
AUTHOR: Natalie Gayle
SERIES: Centre Games – Book 3
Dylan “Ice Dragon” Thompson has suddenly become the hottest
thing in MMA. He’s fought all his life for control and inner peace. He focuses
on what he excels at—fighting and his work with the Centre. It’s what he knows
and what keeps him in balance. His latest assignment has him fighting a war
with a partner he doesn’t believe he can trust.
Vanessa Aldridge has grown up in the gym and has seen it all—some
good, some bad. But when performance-enhancing drugs threaten her life and her
personal sense of worth—enough is enough. The very people closest to her now
have her questioning their motives and nobody is as they seem. On top of all
this, she’s unwittingly become the number-one pawn in an organised crime game
and she’s risking her heart on a guy who wants to fight for everything but
Vanessa quickly discovers that Dylan is far from what he
appears to be. But what happens when his latest assignment blows his carefully
created world wide open? Can Dylan win the most important fight of all—the one
for her heart and their future? Or will he retreat back into the one-dimensional
existence of working and fighting? Can Vanessa remain steadfast to her
principles and just maybe take the ultimate prize? The battle lines are drawn.
When the bell rings, who will
step up to fight? The prize: A future of freedom.
Heathers Review 5 STAR Review!☆☆☆☆☆
What can I say about this book that hasn’t already been said. I’ll tart out with the fact that I’m giving Natalie Gayle 5 STARS for this book! I LOVED IT!! I read it as a stand alone because I didn’t know it had two books already out in the series. I will definitely go back and read the whole series when I get a chance.
Dylan “ice Man” Thompson…. mmmmmm….. As I read the book I could picture him standing in front of me in the ring. I could picture his muscles ripple with every move as he finishes off his oponent. I can feel the excitement as the arena explodes with cheers and roars. That’s how well written this book is. I felt like I was there, not sitting on my couch with a book in hand.
Vanessa is torn. She’s torn between loyalty to her friend and father figure John and doing what she knows is right. She goes to the gym with every intention on trying to join it to find out what kind of performance enhancing drugs they are using there. She wasn’t expecting to get turned away. Defeated she went to see her brother Brian, in the group home where he has been living the last two years. Brian suffered a seizure from the drugs John was feeding him which in turn caused a stroke and partial paralysis. Vanessa talks to Brian and tells him about what’s been going on with John. Brian slurred NOOOOOO! This visit was the straw that broke the camels back. It helped Vanessa to realize that she needed to do right by Brian.
Vanessa goes to the police with all her information who in turn send her to the Centre. They get right down to business about what The Centre is all about and how it can help her. To Vanessa’s shock Dylan Thompson walks in with the rest of the crew right behind him. Dylan comes off as a jerk at first but I warm up to him as his story unfolds. This truly is a book you will not be able to put down. Go buy yourself a copy of this book and get to reading, you won’t regret it!!