Into the Nothing by BT Urruela ~Blog Tour w/ Review & Excerpt

Title: Into the Nothing
Series: Broken Outlaw #1
Author: BT Urruela
Release Date: June 21, 2016
Xander Evans has been on the road for many years. Never settling. Always moving from one place to another, unable to let go of his past. He lived a tragic childhood, spending most of those years in foster care. He’s never felt like he’s had a home. That is until he stops in the small town of Truman Valley, Missouri, where he meets a woman who will change everything he’s ever known.
Paige Watson has it all. A loving family, beautiful home, and a great career. The only thing she’s missing….is love. After escaping an abusive relationship, she opens her heart up to a stranger. He is unlike any man she’s ever met. He came into her life and turned it completely upside down. Everything is perfect. That is, until one fateful night. 
A night that would tear the Watson family apart, never to be put back together again. 
A night that would send Xander away to prison for life.

Review

Value 5
Panty Scorching 4.5
Angst 4
Storyline 5
Tissue 4
Overall Rating 5
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Lindsey

Oh mmm gggeeeee! BT seriously nailed this fucking book. I was so excited to get the ARC and once I started reading I knew I was in for a ride. This was seriously one of the best books I’ve read in a while. Not just because of the sex. The story was absolutely phenomenal!

Xander is such a lost soul. I fell for him immediately! He’s a true gentleman and so caring. He’s definitely had a rough way to go in life but he still keeps fighting. Moving forward. I admired that the most about him. The school of hard knocks is where he came from and he’s doing his best not to ever go back there. With all that being said…. he’s freakin hot as hell! And not afraid of hard work! Who doesn’t love a man’s man?! I sure as fuck do.

Paige is a sweetheart. Though she’s sassy as hell and I loved that lots. Her banter with Xander and her friends kept me giggling on and off through the while book. She may have started out life not being too complicated but finds herself with the wrong damn people and scared there’s no way out. Only Xander has other plans for her and you’ll definitely wanna get in on those.

Family is her everything! Which is why this book tore my fucking heart out. I wanted everything to be wrapped in a pretty bow and perfect. But in all honesty it wasn’t. At all! Which made me love the book even more. There was angst tension tears and definitely some anger. It was a book that pulls your heart strings and makes you literally want to hug the characters. Great read! WAY TO GO BT!!!!! Please keep writing because I definitely want to keep reading your words. They’re awesome.
Lindsey

“How about twenty questions?” I ask.
“I hate twenty questions.”
“How about five questions, then?”
He cracks a smile and lifts an eyebrow. “How about three?”
“Deal!”
“So, have I mentioned how much I fucking hate Tuesdays?” Brandi’s voice cuts right between us. Xander looks relieved.
Me? Not so much. “Damn it, Brandi!”
“What?”
“Oh nothing. Can you grab me Fireball though? Pretty please. Two of them.” I look at Xander. “You’re taking one.”
“Three. I am too, bitch! Fuck Tuesdays!” Brandi calls out from across the bar as she begins filling the shot glasses from the Fireball chiller.
“Question one. You said you’ve been traveling for a while now, right? Do you ever get tired of it? Ever feel like settling?”
“Damn. Starting out with the heavy hitters, huh?” He eyes the shot glasses as if hoping it will somehow make them fill faster.
“Need me to go easier on you? Maybe a finger or two first before I go in with the whole fist?”
He looks at me in disbelief. “Did you really just say that?”
“Just answer the question, two fingers or three?”
BT Urruela was an infantryman in the US Army from August 2004 until February 2011. At the end of a year long tour to Baghdad, Iraq, his vehicle was hit by two roadside bombs, which took his right leg below the knee and the life of his commander. He was awarded a Purple Heart for his wounds, an Army Commendation Medal, and Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He medically retired from the Army in 2011 and moved to Tampa, FL where he currently works as a Director and Brand Ambassador for VETSports, a veteran community sports nonprofit he co-founded in 2012. He also conducts motivational speeches, works as a cover and fitness model and he’s a personal performance trainer. He co-wrote the military romance novel A Lover’s Lament and will be releasing his debut solo novel, Into the Nothing, on June 21st, 2016.

 

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