|Rowdy by Jay Crownover|
Rowdy had walked away from his past, and is now a successful tattoo artist at Marked Men, but he did not expect someone from his past would walk back into his life again.
As fate would have it, Salem comes face to face with the one boy, whom she left behind in her hometown and had became a handsome man in front of her. Her move to Denver, Texas was mainly due to want to see him again in hoping to make him realize he fell in love with the wrong sister in the very beginning.
Rating: 4/5 stars
The pages of this book flew by without me knowing until I noticed I was at the end of Rowdy's story. No worries because him along with the other Marked Men would be minor roles in future novels in this story. The author spectacular job of incorporating the other Marked couples into this story and show the closeness of their family.
Story line and plot flew smooth through the pages, but it's the character development that make this series so delightful to read. They are not perfect and will never be, but it's how they become later on that make the brightest stars in the sky. Salem is a confident and independent woman, who insecure of Rowdy's feelings toward her. Readers can't blame her since he has a track record. At the same time Rowdy is a smooth talker, but deeply haunted by his past of everyone, whom he ever loved left him or broke his heart. These two insecure people find home in each other:
"Home is where there are people that love you and need you. Home is where you belong no matter what your faults are or what you life looks like to others. Home is where you can leave but always know it's there to go back to...."(338).Highly recommend this book and series to those who enjoy romantic story that feature tattoo men, and alluring cover art. I am very looking forward to reading other novels in the Marked Men series by Jay Crownover.
Crownover, Jay. Rowdy. New York: William Morrow. 2014. Kindle file.
Goodreads. Rowdy. 2015. Web. 6 March 2015.