Monday, October 30, 2017

•٠•● Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ●•٠• Review, Giveaway & Blog Tour For Thicker Than Blood by Anne Marie Citro •٠•● Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ●•٠•

Anne Marie Citro
Series: Sistas Book 3
Genre: Contemporary Romance, New Adult Romance

Publication Date: May 5, 2017

Every paramedic’s worst nightmare is to arrive at the scene
 of a horrific accident and find out that the victim is someone 
they love. Or, in Caden Ross’s case, the woman he used to 
love. It took two years to finally get over Dakota and move on
 with his life, or so Caden believed, until he has to face the 
thought of a world without her. Nothing could have prepared 
the handsome, headstrong off-duty paramedic for the 
emotional upheaval of keeping the woman he once thought 
would be his forever alive.
Dakota Martineau appeared to have the world in the palm of
 her hand. She is beautiful, kind, has an adoring family, 
including her best friend and identical twin sister. She has a
 passion for incorporating her love of life, family, and her 
cultural background into her dream job with special needs 
kids. Then, in a life-altering crash, she discovers just how 
fragile life is. Thankful to be surrounded by an incredible 
group of friends who will help heal, not just her body, but also
 her soul, she knows she should be happy she is alive and on
 the mend, but Dakota is still tormented by the loss of her one
 true love.
How can you feel safe with the one person who hurt you the 
most? What road will Caden and Dakota take when they 
discover fate wreaked havoc on everything they thought was true?

Simply Amazing! I swear each one of these 
books gets better. So well-written and extremely
 thought through. But the book should come with
 a warning label.
One full box of tissues needed.

This story is about Dakota In Caden. Warning this 
story made me cry. The things that happened to 
Dakota in this book really where horrible. There is
 just no other way to explain it. Dakota nearly 
loses her life in the beginning of this book. If it 
wasn't for Caden showing up when you did she 
may just have. I was and I wasn’t thoroughly 
surprised by who was behind all of this. But she 
has other problems too. She has dealt with her 
sister for years. And even defends her.To think 
someone so close to you could do something so 
cruel. I have to stay through the books I noticed 
that her sister Koko was a little strange. For a 
twin to treat her twin so meanly kind of through 
me. But if you haven't read the other two books in
 the series, you really should go get them. As you
 will see what I mean about Koko. They are truly 
amazing book to. Plus it lets you get a little 
background on the sistas from another mister. 
I have to say I love their Cesar Friday's idea. 
What a big support group she had to help her 
through what happened. Dakota is one amazing 
woman. As are all the sista’s. Then there is the 
honorary sista mister. Our favorite lovable 
Monarch makes an appearance in this book too. 
I have to credit Edward for being such a wonderful
 person. He waltzes in and takes care of 
everything. Got to love the guy. The way Anne 
Maria writes these books you would swear these
are real people. I hope someday to see her book 
made into a movie. I think everyone would love them.

Now before I ruin the story for you I think I need 
to shut up. I could go on forever about the book.
 And man am I ready for the next book. Hopefully 
I won't have to wait too long.

Caden saw she was about speak and stopped her by placing a bandaged finger to her lips. “Do you love me, Dakota?” he asked, needing to hear only that from her lips.
Closing her eyes, she responded by nodding. “I never s-stopped, even after I thought—”
“No,” Caden stopped her again. That was all he had needed or wanted to hear for tonight. “I don’t want to talk tonight. We have both dealt with enough for today. I want to be with you. If you are strong enough, I want to make love to you. I need to be in your body. I need to reconnect with you on the most basic level, for my sanity and my soul.”
She knew he was struggling as deeply as she was. They had lost so much, hurt so deeply. Was this a gift she could give to him, to both of them? Physically, she was not the same woman he remembered, and she was feeling self-conscious. Her body was no longer strong. Dakota hadn’t shaved her legs or under her arms in months. She was convinced she was half monkey.
Caden saw a look of disgust cross her face. “If you don’t want to make love yet, I get it. We’ll get there. We don’t have to rush. Just let me hold you tonight.”
Dakota saw the look of rejection on his face. He had misinterpreted her reaction. She wanted it so badly. It was her modesty that was the problem.
“I want to … I j-just wish I felt more like myself. My body doesn’t w-work the same way it used to. I’ll be aw-awkward and won’t feel like a w-woman.” Her face was red with embarrassment.
Caden was confused. He had no doubt he could make her feel like a whole woman.
He tipped her head up. “We are starting fresh. No more keeping things to ourselves. We are open and honest about everything. Do you understand there isn’t anything we can’t talk about? Please tell me.”
She knew he was right. They had to move forward. The only way for it to work was with total honesty, even if it was embarrassing as hell.”
“I want you to look at me like you used to. My body hasn’t fully recovered, and I haven’t shaved in “months.”
Caden lowered his forehead to hers and cupped her jaw in both hands, shuttering in relief as he breathed out. “Aw, baby girl, you are the sexiest woman alive. It’s very important to me how you feel about yourself. I’m going to help you. Let’s go.”
Her eyes widened as she tried to dig her feet in. “No, please. I don’t know if I can. I only recently got some of my dignity back. It was awful having to rely on nurses to bathe me, put on my deodorant, or even wipe my butt. I couldn’t do anything about it before, but …”
Giving her shoulders a gentle shake, he said, “Hold on, Dakota. I know you’ve gone to hell and back. Just to remind you, I am a professional and deal discreetly with people’s bodies every day. I understand your need for discretion. Trust me, baby; I’ll be respectful.”

By Anne Marie Citro

Don't miss the other books in the Sistas series:
Under Her Wings
UNDER HER WINGS (Sistas Book 1)
Have you ever wondered why you were so lucky? Then you wake up to find every you cherished is gone. You don’t fit into your life without the people who defined it. So, you run. You run as fast and as far as you can. Then you smash into them!

Lyrics Heart & Soul
LYRICS HEART & SOUL (Sistas Book 2)
Can the misfits of society considered substandard and their child/ youth worker teach a broken man that has no heart how to love? Can love and trust be taught? Ryder has what every person strives for yet it isn’t worth having if you have no one to share it with.

Lyrics Heart & Soul 

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Anne Marie Citro
Anne Marie Citro grew born and raised in the greater 
Toronto area of Ontario, Canada. She grew up in a large, 
loving family. Anne Marie is married to a very patient man. 
He is the love of her life. They have four very cool sons, and
 the girls they brought into their family that have become 
daughters of her heart. She has been blessed enough to 
finally have a beautiful granddaughter after four sons. She 
has her own personal gaggle of girlfriends, who enrich her 
life on a daily basis and make her laugh. Caesar Friday is her
 favorite day of the week. Caesars with the girls and date 
night with her hubby. She works with special-needs 
teenagers, that have taught her how to appreciate life and 
see it through gentler eyes.

Anne Marie was encouraged by her husband to follow her 
lifelong dream to write. She loves the characters that take 
over imagination and haunts her dreams. She loves the arts 
and she has tried her hand at painting, wood sculpting, 
chainsaw carving, wood burning, metal and wire sculptures.
 Yes, her husband is a very patient man! Anne Marie is an 
avid reader and enjoys about three books per week. But 
nothing makes her happier then riding on the back of her 
husband's Harley and throwing her arms out and feeling the 
wind race by. Anne Marie and her husband take a few weeks
 every year to travel to spectacular destination around the 
world. Anne Marie is excited and can't wait to see what the 
next chapter holds for her life.

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