Out of Time is book two in a series. It is not a standalone novel. I highly recommend that you read my first novel, Nine Minutes, to be able to understand the background stories of the main characters. There are many twists and turns in both books that can best be connected if read consecutively.Pages: 457
Although I do answer the outstanding questions from Nine Minutes, there is more to this story, and some readers may consider it a cliffhanger. If you do not like cliffhangers, you may want to wait until the third novel is released in 2016. Other readers may be satisfied with the answers and the ending. Regardless of which category you fall into, I hope you enjoy the story.
They thought with his execution it would all be over.
They were wrong.
The leader of one of South Florida’s most notorious and brutal motorcycle gangs has been put to death by lethal injection. Days later, his family and friends should have been picking up the pieces, moving on. Instead, they’ve been catapulted into a world so twisted and dangerous even the most ruthless among them would be stunned to discover the tangled web of deception, not only on the dangerous streets of South Florida but all the way to the top.
In this gripping follow-up novel to Nine Minutes, Out of Time takes readers from the sun-drenched flatlands of 1950s Central Florida to the vivid tropical heat of Fort Lauderdale to the halls of Florida’s Death Row as we finally learn the gritty backstory of Jason “Grizz” Talbot and the secret he spent his life trying to conceal.
Not even Grizz’s inner circle knows his full story—the tragedy that enveloped his early life, the surprise discovery that made him the government’s most wanted and most feared, and the depths of his love for Ginny, the tenderhearted innocent he’d once abducted and later made his wife.
Once Grizz’s obsession and now the mother of his child, Ginny has spent years grieving the man she’d first resisted and then came to love. Now remarried to Tommy, a former member of the gang, the pair have spent more than a decade trying desperately to live a normal existence far from the violent, crime-ridden world they’d once carved out on the edge of the Florida Everglades. For Tommy, especially, the stakes are high. Desperately in love with Ginny for years, he’s finally living his dream: married to the woman he never thought he could have. But even with the façade of normalcy—thriving careers, two beautiful children, and a genuinely happy and loving marriage—they can’t seem to put the past behind them. Every time they turn around, another secret is revealed, unraveling the very bonds that hold them together.
And with Grizz finally put to death, now Ginny has learned secrets so dark, so evil she’s not even sure she can go on.
Will these secrets tear their love to pieces? And how far will Grizz go to protect what he still considers his, even from beyond the grave?
“Are we the good guys or the bad guys?”
“We’re whoever the fuck we want to be.”
Beth Flynn is an evil genius and I love her for it. Out of Time blew my mind. After completing Nine Minutes, I had no idea what to expect, NEVER would have I expected what I just read. The labyrinth that is Beth Flynn’s mind is something to be celebrated.
The feel and flow of this book is completely different from Nine Minutes. This one feels darker to me somehow. Dark in a good way. It’s the voice and revelations that make it feel that way. Forget everything you thought you knew. The truths tumble out of the book with each turn of the page. It was jaw-dropping.
Be warned, the pace is much slower than Nine Minutes. It is painfully slow at times, but with all the secrets and back story given, I still couldn’t put it down. The only other thing that you should be warned about is that the story only gets more complicated in this second installment. There is a lot of information given and you have to keep track of it all. I almost wished I had taken notes in some places. Things that seem insignificant turned around and knock you on your ass.
“Answer me. You think you can just take whatever you want?” He looked over at her and smiled. “I took you, Kitten.”
The last 10% flies due to all the disclosures. And one HUGE discovery that just… OMG. Ugh! This series!!!! Anyway, no one is safe. No one can be trusted. No one is going to get out of this unscathed.
I highly recommend this series! It is not your average MC story, romance or anything for that matter. It is exceptional. I cannot wait to see where it goes from here!
Five stars for this provocative and enigmatic story. Pair it with a Tequila Sunrise.
Buy the books:
Nine Minutes – http://amzn.to/1FNAk1x
Out of Time – http://amzn.to/1KWOElm
Our review of Nine Minutes
Make a Tequila Sunrise:
4 ounces orange juice
2 ounces tequila
1/2 ounce grenadine
Orange slice for garnish
Maraschino cherry for garnish