Review of “Against the Ropes” – Sarah Castille

Redemption #1
Paperback Link: Amazon – Print 
Ebook Link: Kindle 

Makayla never thought she’d set foot in an underground mixed-martial arts club. But if anyone needs a medic on hand, it’s these guys. Trouble is, at her first sight of the club’s owner she’s the one feeling breathless.

The man they call Torment is all sleek muscle and restrained power. Whether it’s in the ring or in the bedroom, he knows exactly when a soft touch is required and when to launch a full-on assault. He always knows just how far he can push. And he’s about to tempt Makayla in ways she never imagined…


Max (Torment) might claim to have dominant tendencies only in the bedroom but that’s truly not the case at all. He keeps trying to control Mac and Mac keeps defying him. As you can probably figure out without reading the book, he finally gives up and that’s when she realizes she loves him.

Fresh idea? Nah. 
Good story though? Yes, indeed. 

The sex scene were very invigorating. Their banter – comical. 

All in all, I’d totally read this story again.

My only complaint is the cover. Sexy? Heck yeah. Unfortunately the model didn’t have any of the tattoos Sarah went on and on about. Those designs on Max’s body were a vital nugget to who Max is, was…… 

Heart Rating System – 1
(lowest) and 5 (highest) 
Score: ❤❤❤❤


Paperback Link: Amazon – Print 
Ebook Link: Kindle 

Redemption #2
Publishers Weekly Best Summer Read 2014

Redemption #3
April 7, 2015

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