Doubeck Crime Family Series (5 Books) by J.L. Beck & Monica Corwin

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Doubeck Crime Family Series (5 Books) by J.L. Beck & Monica Corwin

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The Doubeck Crime Family series is a dark arranged marriage mafia romance. One that will draw you in from the prequel and will have you guessing what is going to happen next. It contains dub-con/non-con as well as other scenes that may be triggering to some readers.

Doubeck Crime Family Series by J.L. Beck & Monica Corwin

At First Sight: Prequel (Doubeck Crime Family Book 0.5)

Rating: 5 out of 5.

For the first time, Valentina and her cousin, Rose, are allowed to attend a society event. Even if it means that they have to attend with Sal, Valentina’s fiance and her father’s business partner. Rose spends all morning hemming a dress for Valentina, only for them to be requested to swap the dress before they are allowed to leave the house. Sal’s wandering hands in the limo are enough to make ger want to vomit but when he turns his attention to Rose, Valentina knows she must protect her cousin from him.

Adrian is kickstarting the season with the first party at The Holland Hotel, a season in which he is hoping to find his queen. Spotting two young women he doesn’t know he watches them as he spies Sal making his way over to them and they stiffen at his presence. Dealing with an incident he bumps into Valentina by the restrooms and they have an all too brief introduction. One he can’t quite forget.

Having been spotted talking to Adrian, Valentina is put in her place by Sal. Something that has her hiding away for the next week. But when she emerges she finds that she hasn’t protected Rose as best as she thought she had.

Available to buy for free from Amazon in Kindle Edition.

Vow to Protect (Doubeck Crime Family Book 1)

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Looking for a way to escape her fate and protect her cousin, Valentina risks everything to ask Adrian for help. Striking a deal with him to kill Sal and she’ll offer herself up as payment. Returning home whilst plans are put in place she is attacked as soon as she gets through the window. Suffering at the hand of Sal before watching a nightmare unfold.

Shocked to have had Valentina come to him for help but loved the prospect of making her his own. He has been looking for Sal in order to fulfil his end of the bargain without success. Finally deciding to head over to her house what greets him has his temper on a knife edge. Getting her back to health and bearing his last name is now a priority. Offering her a safe haven away from her father and Sal.

Still struggling with attention from Adrian no matter how good it feels, she is always waiting for the blow to land. Attempting to make her feel safe and wanted, Adrian is patient with her as they navigate this new relationship. The end of the season party throws another curveball and pushes their relations to another level. With issues from her father and Sal still in their way, are they able to make this more than just a deal?

Available to buy from Amazon in Paperback, Audiobook and Kindle Edition.

Promise to Keep (Doubeck Crime Family Book 2)

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Realising her part in his mother’s death, Valentina knows that the only way to save her baby is to run. Grabbing the bare essentials before slipping out to a motel. Unsure of what to do next she hides until the cook contacts her to bring her further supplies. Betrayed once again Valentina has her father’s blood on her hands but it is Adrian who she turns to for help once again.

Unable to keep his temper in check when he realises that she left on her own accord rather than taken. He is taken aback when she reaches out for help and hurt by the secrets she has kept from him. Although finding out that she is carrying his baby is a welcome surprise. Treating her with kid gloves causes them to clash and make up time and time again. But when the council send a summons it’s time to make plans for the future – no matter what it holds.

This is book two in a duet and CANNOT be read as a standalone. Book 1 Vow to Protect must be read before this one

Available to buy from Amazon in Paperback and Kindle Edition.

Bound to Darkness (Doubeck Crime Family Book 3)

Whilst this story states it is a standalone book, in order to fully understand the storyline you really would benefit from reading the previous books.

After giving himself over to the council in place of Adrian, Kai has found himself locked in a concrete cell. If this weren’t bad enough he is only wearing the black boxers that he has been given by the councilwoman who has repeatedly drugged and raped him. Relieved to find that Adrian and Valentina have found a way for him to be released ahead of trial he can now head back to his apartment to check on Rose.

Still adjusting to life after her near-death experience at the hands of family monsters, Rose is unsure about being around people. Although the only two people she sees at the moment are Parker who brings supplies and cleans, and Kai who hasn’t been in a while missing the last regular check-in with her.

Needing to get away from the council Kai knows that he has to move Rose but she will not go willingly. Drugging her to move her to the snowy cabin might have been pushing the boundaries but Kai needed to make it an easy getaway. Dancing around each other as the feelings between them grow each not willing to act upon things. Although when Rose steps up to protect Kai by pledging marriage they cross the line in the sand.

Available to buy from Amazon in Kindle Edition.

Bound to Cruelty (Doubeck Crime Family Book 4)

I’m the shadows that reach out and take a bite. No one sees me coming, which is why I’m sent to do the things even our fearless leader won’t touch.

Available to pre-order from Amazon in Kindle Edition – due for release on 12th July 2022.

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