REVIEW: Deep Redemption by Tillie Cole

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AMAZING! Absolutely freaking amazing is the only way to describe this latest installment of the Hade’s Hangman series. Tillie Cole transports readers into a world that is not understood by many and delivers a raw and emotional read that shows that goodness does not always come in the form that you think. That loyalty, love and justice has no side of the law but what is within oneself. I cannot get enough of this dark romance series that delivers every time.

This review is a bit vague but I believe that this is a book that you need to go into blind and experience exactly what the characters are going through without any preconceived notion.

I will freely admit that I was not too sure that I could get into a book with Rider as the main character. Avid readers of this series will know the history between Rider and my beloved Hade’s Hangmen. So I was equal measures of intrigued and repulsed at the prospect of him being redeemed and finding his happiness. Yet the way that Tillie can create an emotional pull to her characters had me quickly changing my mind and turning me to be a Rider FAN.

Harmony was the breathe of fresh air when Rider needed it the most. With Harmony also coming from within the faith, this book took a bit of a different turn from previous books, where two were questioning everything that they believed in and finding their place in the world and with each other. Yet her strength, true selflessness and innate need to do what she believes is right bolsters this book. Her love and nature is pure.

Without a doubt there were moments in this book that had my heart in my throat and at one point I was convinced that I couldn’t go on. To say that I was confronted was an understatement. And let me be honest, not much typically bothers me as a reader, so for me to have a moment is a true testament to a writer.

What I love most about this series is the interwoven relationship between good, pure evil, doing the right thing, finding yourself, happiness and true love. It is about opposing sides of a coin and discovering that what on the surface appears the right side, is all but an illusion. True love, bonds and brotherhood can be disguised as the complete opposite but under the surface the true nature of humans will always prevail – be it good or evil.

What I adore about Tillie the most in her books is the way that she demonstrates that LOVE is SELFLESS. It is this notion that has me returning to her books time and time again.

This is not a series of the faint of heart. It is a minefield of triggers for a lot of readers. But if you like your romance shrouded in darkness and shadows but where love overcomes all demons and shines a spotlight on what it means to be someone’s everything, then this book and series is a MUST read. Hold on, because Tillie will manipulate your emotions like no other to give you a true reading experience each and every time. Highly recommended.

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About The Book

Title: Deep Redemption

Author: Tillie Cole

Genre: Dark Contemporary Romance

Series: Hades Hangman, Book 4

Heat Level: Explicit

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He was born to ascend.
He was destined to lead.
He was never meant to fail.

Prophet Cain lies broken and defeated on the floor of his cell. A cell he has been thrown into by the one person who was supposed to stand by his side until the end. His flesh and blood, his only companion. His beloved twin brother.

Cain has sacrificed everything for his people. He left the safety and security of his life of study to infiltrate the infamous Hades Hangmen. He lived with them, rode with them, and then betrayed them. All in the name of a faith he can now feel slipping away from him. Like everything else he once held dear…

But then his isolation is broken. Another prisoner is brought to the cell next to his. A woman fighting her own demons and fears. A woman who Cain understands needs him, as he needs her.

As the connection between them grows, so does Cain’s resolve. He will right the wrongs he has done. He will atone for the evil acts carried out in his name. He will save the one he loves…

… Even if the battle takes him to the gates of hell itself.

Contemporary Dark Romance. Contains explicit sexual situations, violence, sensitive and taboo subjects, offensive language, and mature topics. Recommended for age 18 years and up.

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About The Author

Tillie Cole hails from a small town in the North-East of England. She grew up on a farm with her English mother, Scottish father and older sister and a multitude of rescue animals. As soon as she could, Tillie left her rural roots for the bright lights of the big city.

After graduating from Newcastle University with a BA Hons in Religious Studies, Tillie followed her Professional Rugby player husband around the world for a decade, becoming a teacher in between and thoroughly enjoyed teaching High School students Social Studies before putting pen to paper, and finishing her first novel.

Tillie has now settled in Austin, Texas, where she is finally able to sit down and write, throwing herself into fantasy worlds and the fabulous minds of her characters.

Tillie is both an independent and traditionally published author, and writes many genres including: Contemporary Romance, Dark Romance, Young Adult and New Adult novels.

When she is not writing, Tillie enjoys nothing more than curling up on her couch watching movies, drinking far too much coffee, while convincing herself that she really doesn’t need that extra square of chocolate.


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