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Review: If You Dare by Shantel Tessier

Series: Dare

Genre: Coming of Age/ Bully Romance

Publication Date: August 26, 2019

The game was over. The dares were getting old, and the secrets were piling up faster than the bodies.

But someone had other plans. They wanted to play a new game.

Becky Holt was the love of his life until he found out what she was hiding. Now he wants to seek his revenge in the most daring way.

Deke Biggs has always been a shark. He's not afraid to kill, and he's about to become her worst nightmare.

But there's a new player, and she plans on taking everything, no matter what the cost.

Try to beat him- If You Dare!

Who will win and who will lose?

Due to mature content and themes this book is recommended for readers aged eighteen and over. If You Dare is a full length-novel, 123K words. It can be read as a stand-alone but the Dare Series starts with I Dare You.



Angela's Review - Rating ★★★★★

OMG!!! Dark, gritty, dirty, raw, emotional, highly intense, twisted, and absolutely captivating book! Deke and Demi's chemistry is off the charts HOT! Their story is vicious and the games they played with each other were almost deadly, gotta love that hate to lovers and revenge passion they had going on. It was beyond words good! My emotions are all in a tangle because this book put me through some emotional twister match! Gah, this whole series has been amazing! I love this author so hard. Highly recommended!

Dana's Review - Rating ★★★★★

Deke!!!! My favorite shark that I have been waiting for stressed me out so much. I didn’t know whether I wanted to hug him or punch from one minute to the next.

I love that even though this book is about my guy Deke, the other characters play a significant role also.

As always with the GWS, there is violence and bullying. If you are okay with it then you will probably love this series!!

Sarah's Review - Rating ★★★★★

I can't even..... Did that......? I mean....

I loved that this was just as dark. Just as intense. Still left me reeling..... So many twists.... The plot kept thickening!

Katy's Review - Rating ★★★★

Well the plot thickens and I would still love to be a shark without a doubt. Their loyalty is unwavering and solid. They are the group you want to be apart from. The people who will protect you at all costs. Deke was a great character. His mysterious and brooding nature lures you in. The pain with the pleasure, oh boy my blood sure pumped. Demi is amazing. Always second best until now and you felt for her all the way through even with Becky's perspective. Becky got what she deserves and the best sister won hands down. A thrilling read that is sure to leave you hooked beginning to end!

Krista's Review - Rating ★★★★★

Holy h*ll!!!!! Okay two important things when reading this book:

1. It is NSFW! So no sneak reading at work 2. Don't read it while your significant other is out of town!!

This book is so steamy and hot with an ending that you don't see coming! I love this series but I never liked the male characters in the story. Deke may have changed my mind on this. He is a bad boy, no doubt, but he has a heart underneath that rough exterior.

I can't really say anything else without giving too much away, so I'll just say that you NEED this series in your life!!!!

Katie's Review - Rating ★★★★★

I honestly did not see that coming. Tessier blew Dekes story out of the water. It was thrilling, dark, adventurous. It was filled with twists and turns that I loved.

Amazing story. I wish I could give it more stars!!!



Shantel is a Texas born girl who now lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her high school sweetheart, who is a wonderful, supportive husband and their two daughters. She loves to spend time cuddled up on the couch with a good book.She considers herself extremely lucky to get to be a stay at home wife and mother. Going to concerts and the movies are just a few of her favorite things to do. She hates coffee, but loves wine. She and her husband are both huge football fans, college and NFL. And she has to feed her high heel addiction by shopping for shoes weekly.Although she has a passion to write, her family is most important to her. She loves spending evenings at home with her husband and daughters, along with their cat and dog.


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