REVIEW – BEARD MODE by LANI LYNN VALE
My Rating – 4 Stars
Beard Mode was the first book in the Dixie Wardens Rejects MC. I was so excited that Aaron was the first book, his story needed to be told and I was chomping at the bit to get it! Aaron moves in across the hall from Imogen and she is taking care of her nephew while his mother is serving overseas. He swears he will never let another woman get under his skin after the things his ex wife did to him but I think he met his match with her. Imogen is a patient, kind, and caring person. She can look past what’s on the outside and look straight into someone’s heart for who they really are! Imogen really showed Aaron that there are still really good women out there that do still care and they aren’t all evil like his ex wife. She teaches him how to trust again and learns to slowly build their relationship. Imogen has always had a crush on him but he didn’t notice her…or so she thought! This book was definitely a rollercoaster of emotions, I laughed, wanted to scream and throw a fit and then the next moment I had blurry vision from the tears I was trying to hold back! Then she goes and adds this Ghost person and that shit just made me crazy trying to figure out who he is and when he’s getting his book!! I can’t wait for the next book in the series! Thanks Lani for another great read!!!
Aaron ‘don’t ever call me Fatbaby’ Sims is lucky to be alive. Or at least that is what everyone keeps telling him. He doesn’t feel lucky, though.
He’s scarred, has more than a little bit of a bad attitude, and there isn’t a single day that goes by that he doesn’t wish his wife would’ve just finished off the job.
After being denied his old position at the fire department, he leaves, and doesn’t look back. He heads straight to Alabama and into the semi-welcoming arms of The Dixie Wardens MC. There he becomes a part of a brotherhood that forces him to get back in the land of the living.
Imogen is a smart girl. A girl who doesn’t always make the best decisions.
Her heart is in the right place when she walks into that prison, but it doesn’t take long for her to realize that her heart shouldn’t have had any say so in the matter. Especially when one wrong move lands her in the arms of a scarred man that looks frightening enough to scare any sane woman away.
Immediately enthralled by the angry man, she tries to get closer to him. But the harder she tries to get to know him, the further he pushes her away.
The only thing Aaron wanted to do after his now ex-wife was sent to jail was escape. Escape the awful memories. The pity-filled eyes. The curious glances.
He does a damn fine job at ensuring he draws as little as attention as possible, but then that annoying woman with her startling blue eyes starts hammering away at his resolve. Makes him feel when he doesn’t want to feel.
Imogen comes into his life and carves out a place for herself, obliterating his defenses one heated kiss at a time.