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A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space) by Landra Graf – Review by Renee Ullery

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
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Emilio and Toni live in a rough time and both have been hurt in different ways. Though their souls are bent, they are not yet broken. In the story, they are placed in a position that could cost them everything. These are not two perfect people. Each has flaws and traumas, and they fight (sometimes with each other and other times for each other). I love how they change during the story!

This story has so much such as spacey adventure, contains both romantic love and familial love, action, and danger! It went from action to action, which kept me on my toes! I loved getting to know Gina and the crew! These characters really added to the story, and I really hope to get to read more about this motley crew.

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A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space #1) by Landra Graf – Review by Katie Matthews

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

 

A Talent for Trouble was a great read. It is the first book that I have read by this author and it didn’t take me long at all to get into the story. I really liked the space adventure part of the story I thought it was really interesting to read about. I thought that the characters were well thought out. For me, I liked how I wasn’t so keen on Emilio at the very beginning but I warmed to him as the story progressed. I loved Antonia from the start, she was feisty and sassy – she also had such great relationship with her crew, they all respected each other and were like family. I enjoyed watching Antonia and Emilio’s relationship blossom, the chemistry was there from the beginning but it was nice to watch it grow into something else as their story evolved.
I really liked the author’s detailed writing, she really brought the story to life through her words. The story was unpredictable and I loved that about it. I am definitely looking forward to the next book in the series and reading more from this author again!

Reviewed by @katiem

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A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1) by Landra Graf – Review by Sheri Schrader

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf is the first book in the Bad Boys of Space series. This is set in a space science fiction setting but has a gangster feel to it with some romance and intrigue. The main character Emilio is a drug runner and a lady’s man. He is trying to work himself up to the big time. Antonia is trying to get back her bootlegging ship so that she can work for herself and not have to rely on a man.
I wasn’t sure what to expect when I picked this up but was intrigued by the title and cover. I was not disappointed. This was a fun read and I enjoyed the story. The characters were different and it took me time to decide how I felt about them. My opinions changed as I was reading. I look forward to reading more in this series.

Review by @sherimichelle1

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A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space Book 1) by Landra Graf – Review by Tracy Wilkin

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Talent for Trouble is book one in the Bad Boys of Space series by Landra Graf. This is my first dabble into this author’s work, and I was excited to begin. Discovering new author’s is like a never ending gift and leaves me with a feeling unlike any other. Discovering amazingly talented author’s is even better.

Emilio is a drug runner and stuck in an unexpected situation with Toni, who is fed up with men. Forced together, they must face danger, madness and mayhem, to get their HEA. Emilio is a cheeky, self absorbed character that really grows on you, albeit begrudgingly. He wants what he wants and is not ashamed of his determination and arrogance. Toni can handle what he dishes out,  and has plenty of fuel to add to the fire. Their personas compliment each other in a dysfunctional way, but it totally works for them. The dramatics are endless and tension is always at an all time high. Attraction, satisfaction, danger and suspense are just some of the feelings packed into this drama. Emilio and Toni are an energetic duo that will amuse, annoy and captivate you. A book that is always entertaining. 4 stars

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A Talent For Trouble (Bad Boys of Space Book 1) by Landra Graf – Review by Emma Morreale

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I can’t remember if I’ve ever read a book series that was specifically set in space but I’m excited to read more.
The science was plausible, the sexual tension was thick, and the plot was captivating. Morales was kind of annoying in the beginning with his smug, arrogant attitude. But eventually he deflates his ego a bit and Toni just wants to use him as a means to an end. She never again wants to be under a man’s thumb again. She wants to be her own boss in every sense but there’s just something she can’t ignore about about that handsome smuggler.
I don’t want to give away any of the ending but I’m really excited to see how the rest of the series goes.

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A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space) by Landra Graf – Review by Sarah Oakes

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A great read about consequences. In a bid to get ahead in his career as a drug runner across space, Emillio Morales does a big time deal with the boss Gercia. But things get complicated with a double cross from his partner. By chance he is saved by a woman named Toni. On the run across space, Toni and Emillio attempt to survive it together, and brave whatever trouble comes their way. Can they make it out alive?
A great read. Well developed plot with twists and turns that I just couldn’t put down. Well developed characters like Emillio sure of himself but kind nature underneath
or Toni standing up for herself but also with a vulnerability to her. Great cast of supporting characters like the eager helpful Sampson or the annoying Gina. A great villain in Gercia as a people manipulator realistic in the space setting.
I loved the visual detail throughout the novel in the sense of luxury of long corridors and red couches and the intricate gold plated doors vivid in colour and a sense of ridiculous wealth. Or the stars and open space full of wonder and beautifully written. and the spaceships as a source of adventure through the stars but also the feel of home with their homely comforting interiors.
And the beautiful and bizarre nature of Callisto with the bright lights or Mars with its cities and red dust for the otherworldly sci fi feel but still realistic.
The mix of the sci fi nature of spaceships and other worlds but the realism of drugs and cartels was combined perfectly for a wonderful read. I loved the sense of the chapters flowing into each other for a fast paced feel to fit the action of the story. Fast paced action and high stakes in a sci fi world made for a captivating read. Overall, a great read and I would give it five stars.

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A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space Book 1) by Landra Graf – Review by Maura Harper

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The first book in a new series, A TALENT FOR TROUBLE is a sci fi space story. The male protagonist reminded me of a cross between Hans Solo, Buck Rogers and Starlord.

This was a quick and detailed read that has space travel, suspense, good old fashioned scum baggery, romance and humor.

The action moved swiftly, the story is told with a particular cadence that was easy to read and it held my interest .

This is the first story I’ve read by this author and I look forward to reading more.

Review by @mauraharper

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A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space Book 1) by Landra Graf – Review by Candida Hopper

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space Book 1)
By Landra Graf

I really enjoyed reading this story, it was full of adventure, danger, suspense, and romance. Emilio and Toni were wonderful characters who I couldn’t help but get completely invested in their outcome. They found themselves in dangerous situations and an unexpected attraction. I loved Toni’s character from the beginning, she’s independent, sassy, and tough. It took me a little longer to warm up to Emilio, but once I got to know him I really liked him. This story kept me guessing, not sure what was going to happen next. Were these two going to be able to get out of the dangerous situation they found themselves in? Will they find love in each other? These things and more you will find out when you read this very entertaining story. I recommend this book and I can’t wait to read the next one in this series.

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A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space Book 1) by Landra Graf – Review by Jenni Bishop

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space Book 1) by Landra Graf is ​a science fiction romance story that is full of action and danger, adventure and a little romance. This is my first book by Landra and it is well written and intriguing. This is a space story where there are battles and the hope of survival, whilst those in power rule their domain with heavy handedness and murder. It is interesting and very entertaining as we travel on this journey with these lovable quirky characters that Landra has created and bred life into. The banter between the characters is entertaining, as is the comradery and friendships and the knowledge that family does not have to be by blood.

Emilio Morales has never had much luck and it seems to be getting worse. He has made a deal with the devil and one that has terrifying consequences. But before he can begin he has to face a devil of his own and in doing so, he encounters the most frustrating woman in the universe and that one woman is determined to make his life hell.

Toni Smith is sassy and independent and has always had a rough life and always finds herself in the wrong situations. On a quest to find what is rightfully hers, she encounters the most frustrating man in the universe and that one man is determined to make her life hell.

This is a fun story that should not be missed by those who enjoy this genre. I wonder where Landra takes us next.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space Book 1) By Landra Graf -Review by Dawn Daughenbaugh

A Talent for Trouble (Bad Boys of Space, #1)A Talent for Trouble by Landra Graf
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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A Talent For Trouble ( Bad Boys of Space Book 1) By Landra Graf

A Talent For Trouble (Bad Boys of Space Book 1) By Landra Graf is the first book in The Bad Boys of Space series. This book has a bit of everything from action,romance and some danger.I’m finding that the more science fiction I read the more I love this genre. This book hooked me from the beginning and I couldn’t put it down. The characters are very likeable and well developed. There is definitely some chemistry between them. Emilio and Antonia need each other’s help.Both want something from the other.He’s a drug runner and She seems to be unlucky, she just wants her ship.Emilio isn’t to far from being the number one runner from Earth and the other Planet’s. Will these to get what they both want? I highly recommend this great read.i look forward to reading more from this Author and this series.

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