Blog Tour + Review: Defy by L.J. Shen

Title: Defy
Series: Sinners of Saints #0.5
Author: L.J Shen
Genre: Contemporary Romance

My name is Melody Greene, and I have a confession to make.
I slept with my student, a senior in high school.
Multiple times.
I had multiple orgasms.
In multiple positions.
I slept with my student and I enjoyed it.
I slept with my student and I’d do it all over again if I could turn back time.
My name is Melody Greene, and I got kicked out of my position as a teacher and did my walk of shame a la Cersei Lannister from the principal’s office, minutes after said principal threatened to call the cops on me.
My name is Melody Greene, and I did something bad because it made me feel good.
Here is why it was totally worth it. 

Defy is a smutty, insta-love, insta-lust short novella. Defy is a prequel to Vicious (Sinners of Saint #1). It is recommended, but unnecessary, to read Defy before reading Vicious.

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

HOLY SHIT that was HAWT!!! Forbidden romance as never been so well done! And this is a novella! I both read Defy before and after Vicious so it was a must read. The added scenes are pure bliss!


In Defy you have Melody Greene, teacher and Jamie, on of the Four Hotholes in a decadent affair. Sleeping with his student is very much forbidden and falling in love unthinkable.

“Next time you bend over like this, Ms. G, make sure I’m not behind you, or this’ll end up on National Geographic: ‘When Predators Strike.’”

As short as this was, I loved it! Yes it could have been a little longer but I had the enough amount of get together, fucking and connexion to believe in this story. And more importantly it doesn't end on a frustrating note as most novellas.

L.J Shen wrote once again perfect assholes and spoiled rich kids. Defy being the introduction, it's recommended to read it first but if you read Vicious first, just know that this is also good because you'll get another pov to Emilia & Vicious meeting.

I'm so eager to meet all the others guys. I don't know who's next but let me tell you I'm in! Game on...

~ ARC provided by the author in exchange of an honest review ~

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This was a quick and dirty read! It had the whole Teacher/student forbidden romance thing going on, and some crazy hot sex. But it was also about two people who came from different backgrounds, yet both felt hollow until they met each other.

Jamie and Melody were loads of fun, all kinds of raunchy and I'm looking for more from these Sinners of Saint! If you're looking for one deliciously naughty and totally satisfying read, this one is for you!

**ARC generously provided by author in exchange for an honest review.**

"It was sexy and steamy and everything I've come to expect from this author." - Ariana, Steamy Reads Blog.
"Holy Heck this was Hot!! If I wasn't hooked on this series before I sure am now!! These boys just get dirtier, hotter, off the rails panty wetting hot!!" - Kitty Katz Crazy About Books.
"Forbidden romance has never been so well done! And this is a novella!" - Stephanie, Tied Up In Romance.

L.J. Shen resides in sunny California with her husband, son, chubby cat and wild, wild dreams.
Her passion is to write badass stories, sushi, UFC and her awesome family and friends (not in this order, though. Obviously, sushi comes before writing. Oh, and also the family part.)

She spend the first half of her twenties traveling the world and is now paying all the fun with extra shifts in front of her MacBook. Feel free to contact her on her Facebook page. She loves to hear from her readers.

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