A Godfather Tale of Romeo and Juliet: NICO by Sarah Castille (Review)

O Nico, Nico, wherefore art thou Nico!  Deny our fathers and face the wrath of the our sworn enemies. For we will surely die from pleasure or from the bullet with our names engraved on it.

Hot DAMN! if Nico isn't one of my favorite smexy reads for this year. I was completely taken in by this Romeo and Juliet mafia style love story that seemed to hit all the right buttons. Sarah Castille does hold back the punches as she delves into the Las Vegas underworld and it's notorious players. 

On top is Nico Toscani, the bastard son of a Las Vegas Crime lord and the rightful heir to the city of sin. He is handsome and he is cunning and knows his time to gain control of the city is slipping away. He is never denied anything, not used to being told no, until he meets Mia Cordano and everything changes. She is smart, beautiful, and determined....together they have an undeniable attraction that begs to be explored but it is ravaged by the unfortunate fact that they both come from rival families. 

I have to admit that this scenario was a big selling point for me. I am a huge fan of Mafioso movies so I eagerly devoured this story as if my life depended on it. The premise was unique and I liked how Nico and Mia had this tragic history that unintentionally bound them together. Both had difficult pasts and are on different journey's to overcome their circumstances and thrive. Yet, when they come together everything stops except for this undeniable pull towards one another that sets them on a collision course that burns flaming hot.


by Sarah Castille
Published: December 6th 2016
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Source: An electronic copy was given for an honest review

A dangerous proposal

Las Vegas Mafia boss, Nico Toscani, is used to getting what he wants, whether it is having the City of Sin under his rule or a beautiful woman in his bed. But when he meets his match in the gorgeous, headstrong Mia Cordano, the daughter of a rival crime lord, all bets are off. . .

Sexy computer hacker, Mia, struggles to break free of her ruthless father’s Mafia ties…but she can’t resist the powerful and seductive Nico, who will stop at nothing to possess her. With their families locked in a brutal war for control of the city, Mia and Nico enter into a forbidden game. Will they surrender to the passion that burns between them—and risk tearing apart their families? Or will Nico be forced to betray the only woman who sets his blood on fire?


Sarah Castille is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Redemption Series, Sinner’s Tribe Motorcycle Club series, Legal Heat series and the Club Excelsior series. A recovering lawyer with a fondness for dirty-talking alpha males, she now is a full-time writer, who lives on Vancouver Island.



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