The Price of Grace by Diana Munoz Stewart – #TLCBookTours Review and Giveaway

Posted 16 September, 2019 by Heather in Blog, Blog Tour, Book Review, Giveaways, Heather, Heather Book Review / 1 Comment

The Price of Grace by Diana Munoz Stewart – #TLCBookTours Review and Giveaway

The Price of Grace

by Diana Munoz Stewart (Website, Facebook, Twitter)
Series: Black Ops Confidential #2
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on September 24, 2019
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Crime, Thriller
Pages: 352
Format: eARC
Source: TLC Book Tours
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I received this book for free from TLC Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

4 Stars
Who can you trust
When family, truth, and love are all on the line?


Gracie Parish knows the true cost of trust. Rescued as a child by the infamous Parish family, she became a member of their covert sisterhood of vigilantes. Gracie saw her most precious relationships destroyed by secrecy. She learned long ago to protect her heart as well as her family’s secrets.

Special Agent Leif “Dusty” McAllister will do anything to uncover the truth about the Parish family’s covert operations. Dusty knows Gracie is his ticket in. He’ll use everything he’s got—fair, unfair, and just plain wrong—to break through her defenses. But the more he gets to know Gracie and her family’s mission, the harder he starts to fall. Neither one is sure they’ll get out of this with their lives—or their hearts—intact.

 

My first foray into Diana Munoz Stewart’s world of black ops was the first book in this series, I Am Justice. Featuring a family of sister vigilante assassins protecting the vulnerable and disadvantaged women of the world, the second installment of The Price of Grace focuses on computer whiz Grace Parish. She’s been distancing herself from the League and her adopted family, not sure if she wants to be a part of their illegal operations anymore—no matter how much good they covertly do. But someone seems to be gunning for her, and when her life is threatened, she has to find out if it’s from her long buried past coming back to haunt her or if it’s from one of the many enemies she has made due to her activities with the League.

FBI agent Leif “Dusty” McAllister has worked long and hard to get to the bottom of the Parish family’s hidden operations. He spent several months working undercover for a Mexican sex trafficker that the League was trying to take down while also working with the lone man of the assassins, Tony Parish. When that op goes sideways, Dusty is left with Grace, hightailing it out of the compound in a hail of gunfire. He soon sees Grace as his way into the Parish family, and he’ll do whatever he needs to do to get into their good graces. But he doesn’t anticipate being attracted to or intrigued by her, and that leaves him more vulnerable than he’d like.

Grace is head strong, smart, and owns a club, so she’s using that business as a front to distance herself from her family. When her conscience got the better of her, she sent a letter to the FBI about her family’s activities, and she knows that she can’t take it back. She doesn’t know that Dusty has that letter, and he wants to know the woman who is so conflicted about herself and her family. Both of them have enemies, with Grace’s family that she had to give up to be a part of the League along with any enemies that she’s made along the way, while Dusty has been undercover for too long to care what side he’s on anymore–just so he can make up his mind for himself what is right. While Grace’s loyalties to her family have been tested, Dusty knows that he will stand by her side no matter what, and that’s what counts.

 

 

I give The Price of Grace a four out of five. Fast paced and thrilling, I enjoyed the twists and turns of Grace and Dusty’s very different lives. Their relationship developed very slowly, with Grace reluctant to trust anyone around her–especially someone who has worked for the FBI and suddenly wants to be in her life. Dusty’s priorities change throughout the book as he gets to know Grace and those around her, as well as when he starts to see the true colors of those he has worked with in the past.  The Price of Grace starts with the events at the end of the first book, but it’s told through the alternating points of view of Grace and Dusty. I really enjoyed the continuity from book one, revealing other sides of the final fight. I can’t wait to read the final installment and see how a lot of this story wraps up.

 

 

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About Diana Munoz Stewart

Diana Munoz Stewart is the award-winning, romantic suspense author of the Band of Sisters series, which includes I Am Justice, I Am Grace, and I Am Honor. Visit her at dianamunozstewart.com.

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Diana Munoz Stewart’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS for THE PRICE OF GRACE:

Monday, September 9th: Moonlight Rendezvous and @moonlight_rendezvous

Wednesday, September 11th: Books & Spoons – excerpt

Wednesday, September 11th: The Sassy Bookster – excerpt

Thursday, September 12th: From the TBR Pile

Monday, September 16th: @barr_bookworms

Monday, September 16th: Bewitched Bookworms

Tuesday, September 17th: Stranded in Chaos

Wednesday, September 18th: @book_hangover88

Thursday, September 19th: Why Girls Are Weird

Thursday, September 19th: Audio Killed the Bookmark and @beritaudiokilledthebookmark

Monday, September 23rd: @_ebl_inc_

Wednesday, September 25th: The Lit Bitch – excerpt

Thursday, September 26th: Reading Reality

Friday, September 27th: Read Love Blog

Monday, September 30th: Living My Best Book Life and @livingmybestbooklife

Tuesday, October 1st: The Book Diva’s Reads

Thursday, October 3rd: Booked on a Feeling

Monday, October 7th: Book Reviews and More by Kathy – excerpt

Tuesday, October 8th: Lori’s Reading Corner – guest post

Heather

I’m a PhD chemist who loves sarcasm, music, and books-paranormal, mystery, thriller, suspense, horror, and romance. Most of my free time is spent at the martial arts studio these days–whether practicing Combat Hapkido or reading books while watching my son’s Taekwondo classes, or even working up a sweat with Kickboxing for fun.
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One Response to “The Price of Grace by Diana Munoz Stewart – #TLCBookTours Review and Giveaway”

  1. I’m reading this one soon, but I’ve read others from this author and she always delivers. I’m looking forward to this one! Thank you for being on this tour. Sara @ TLC Book Tours

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