27 February 2014

Title: Tyler & Stella (Tattoo Thief #2)
Author: Heidi Joy Tretheway
Publisher: 275 Pages, (February 20th 2014)
Add to: Goodreads
Order here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Amazon UK, CreateSpace

Check out my review for: Tattoo Thief (Tattoo Thief #1)

NOTE: This is a "New Adult" novel. Due to mature content this title is recommended for ages 17+

Synopsis: Stella Ramsey always says bad boys can’t break your heart. They don’t call, don’t cuddle and don’t send flowers—but what do you expect? For Stella, no strings means no regrets.

When the biggest story of her fledgling career as a music journalist nearly ruins her relationship with her best friend, Stella has one chance to redeem herself. Tyler Walsh could be that chance.

Stella promises the bassist for the rock band Tattoo Thief anything in exchange for behind-the-scenes access. But Tyler doesn’t want anything. He wants everything—and that’s more than Stella is prepared to give.

When Tyler’s explosive secret thrusts Stella into the media spotlight, she must choose between the selling the story and telling the truth—and exposing the truth about herself as well.

Tyler & Stella (Tattoo Thief #2) is a sizzling story of lust, lies, and sacrifice, revealing how much love can forgive.

Review: 5 Stars - Tyler & Stella is the second book in the Tattoo Thief series by author Heidi Joy Tretheway. Each title in the series follows a member from the rock band Tattoo Thief and this time around it focuses on Bass player Tyler Ramsey and music journalist Stella, both characters we met in the first title.

So, I’m sure most of you are aware of the fact that I LOVED the first book and as you can see from my star rating I LOVED this one too! The peek that we were given into who Tyler and Stella was nothing prior to this title, the more I read this book and the more these two characters were uncovered, I realized that I knew nothing about this pair.

Tyler is a bad boy and as it states in the synopsis he has his own fair share of secrets. Some doozys that’s for sure! I didn’t see any of them coming and I had some pretty huge ah-ha moments during their story. However who he turned out to be underneath it all I might not have seen coming but I so love this guy like whoa!

Now for Stella, she didn’t have much of an effect on me other than wanting to smack her until later in the story. She had a key part in the previous installment that left this reader a bit on the angry side, it was for a huge wrong that she was the center of regarding her best friend Beryl and singer of Tattoo Thief Gavin. By the end of the first book we were left with a bit of a mystery, not quite a cliffhanger but there was a moment that you knew something big was about to happen for Stella and yeah, it sure does!

These two characters are due for some changes and breaks and I often wondered if either of them would ever get one.

My heart caught in my chest one moment and wanted to break the next. Then I’d be swooning and end up wanting to wring someone’s neck minutes later, which makes it easy to say that Heidi writes more than just stories about bad boys and rock stars. She writes about her set of famous characters/ people behind the stage and glamour and gives them a life other than what their public sees. This makes them feel more like real people the more you read.

I love Heidi’s writing, stories and characters. Getting lost within the pages of her books is easy and before you realize it you’ve been drawn in. I’m a huge fan of hers from the first book and now with the second I can’t wait to read the third so I hope she writes faster because I can’t wait to have an in-depth meeting with the next Tattoo Thief band member to receive his own book – Jayce.

I would highly recommend this series to anyone who loves a story/series about a rock star bad boy with some bumps and bruises from his past. To anyone who loves a well written story that you can get lost in and a story that’ll have your emotions running all over the place. I’d tell you to look no further and start with Tattoo Thief before reading Tyler & Stella’s story because while these two are stand alone titles they are about one huge rock band and all the characters are intertwined with each other. I know you’ll love these titles too, happy reading!








About the Author: 

Heidi Joy lives in Happy Valley off Sunnyside Road. She swears she did not make that up.

Heidi’s obsessed with storytelling. Her career includes marketing, journalism, and a delicious few years as a food columnist. Media passes took her backstage with several rock bands, where she learned that sometimes a wardrobe malfunction is exactly what the rock star intends.

You’ll most often find Heidi Joy with her husband and two small kids cooking, fishing, exploring the Northwest, and building epic forts in their living room.

She loves to hear from readers via messages at: facebook.com/author.heidi

find Heidi Joy Online:

Website/Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads

Find the Author

Follow me on Twitter     /     Be friends with me on Goodreads
Subscribe to my RSS Feed

No comments:

Post a Comment

Comment and let me know your thoughts on this post.

Recently Read

Titans By: Victoria Scott

Blog Archive

Search the Blog!

Learn more about RAK

Book Soulmates

Total Pageviews

Copyright

FTC Disclaimer:

In accordance with FTC Guidelines, I have not received any monetary gain for any information posted within the pages of this website/blog. Any and all information has been provided by the publisher, author and or publicist for free. Content is also based on purchases made by myself or of my guest reviewer(s). Any and all opinions expressed within the pages of this website/blog are solely my own or those of the authors of any and all guest reviewers(s) or guest bloggers.



Related Posts with Thumbnails

About Me

Hi, I’m Lisa and I'm a proud bibliophile.

I enjoy reading and reviewing a variety of different books within the Young Adult, "New Adult" & Adult genres/categories. If you have any questions or if you are an author or publisher and would be interested in promoting a book, please feel free email. You can find my email under the "mail" button or under the contact link at the top of the page.

I look forward to hearing from you!


Authors, Publishers & Publicists

Have a book you'd like me to review or Promote? How about doing an Author Interview? Or maybe a Guest Post? Great! I'd love to! For more information about having your book reviewed here, please follow this link for more information:

Reviews, Interviews, Guest Posts and Contest.

Guest Reviewer Jenny

Guest Reviewer Jenny
Click for info & links to her reviews!

My Ratings

When I review I rate from 1 to 5 stars, 5 being the highest rating. I review based on many different things from the writing, to the story - to the characters and how I can relate to them or how they are developed. I also review based on if an author has worked their magic and was able to draw me into a story so deeply that I don't want to put the book down. If you would like me to review a book, please contact me or view my Contact Information and Review Policy for further details.

5 Stars - I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it!
4 Stars - I Really liked/Loved it.
3 Stars - I liked it/Was pretty good.
2 Stars - It was, eh okay.
1 Star - It just wasn't for me.

Followers

Follow the Blog

Follow on Bloglovin

Follow By Email

Enter your email address:

Grab Me!

Blogs I Love