Review: Redemptive by Jay McLean

Posted May 9, 2016 by Katrina @ Bookish Things in Book Review / 0 Comments

This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
Review: Redemptive by Jay McLeanRedemptive (Combative, #2) by Jay McLean
Series: Combative
on March 8th 2016
Pages: 215
Format: eBook
Source: Own
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Also in this series: Combative
Also by this author: More Than This, More Than Her (More, #2), More Than Him (More Than, #3), More Than Forever (More Than, #4), More Than Enough, Combative

It's said that your life flashes before your eyes when you die. It must only happen to those whose lives were worthy.Clearly, mine was not.
The only thing that happened to me was a repeat of what I thought was my death. The blast of the gun as it went off. The loss of my breath as two hundred pounds of dead weight dropped on top of me. And then darkness. This replayed over and over.
When the guy squatted down next to me and asked if I was hurt, the only thing I could see, feel,hear, were those few seconds. Even now, as I sat in the back of a blacked out van—it was the only thing that ran through my mind. Gunshot, breath, darkness.

Quickie Thoughts

This is almost sort of a prequel.  I definitely wouldn’t read this book unless you’ve read Combative.


We get a look at a younger Nate.  I swore I wouldn’t like him after seeing him in the previous book, but it’s hard not to like him.  He is in a shitty business, but he does what he can to keep Bailey safe.


We get a look at Bailey when she was younger.  And a situation we have seen before.  But I can’t tell you what because it would ruin it.


Actually there isn’t much I can tell you without messing the whole book up for you, but it’s fast paced and will have you flipping the pages nonstop.  It’s dark, brooding, and will leave you asking what the actual fuck.  But in a good way, sort of.


I’m a big fan of McLean and love this writing style. I can’t wait until the next book because I NEED TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS NEXT!


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I'm a mom of two and love to read, listen to music, and rock out at concerts. Sometimes you can find me reading, or writing, in between sets at concerts. I read many genres, and have a TBR mountain.

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