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Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee (The Hawke Family Book 6) – Review by Ashleigh Whitwell

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6)Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve is the sixth and final instalment of the Hawke Family series. Returning to New Orleans and the world of the Hawke’s always has me excited, but there was something extra intriguing about this story. Following the Hawke’s enemy, Luca Abello, was something I was both intrigued and nervous about. After everything his family has done to the Hawke’s, I was worried I wouldn’t be able to connect with him or his life. How wrong could I be?!

Our connection to the Hawke’s isn’t just through Luca. The other part of the book is written from Byron’s point of view, a long-standing employee and friend of the Hawke family. I immediately liked Byron and connected with his character. He’s open, honest and loyal and an all-round good person. This left me wondering even more about how someone so kind-hearted was going to find a connection with Luca. Well, it turns out Luca isn’t as bad as I thought. In fact, I ended up rather liking him, too! Luca has spent most of his life lying and putting up a false-front, so seeing him be so raw and real with Byron was so much fun to read. They really had an instant connection, and while this isn’t everyone’s favourite thing to read, I really felt like the chemistry they had was real and believable.

As with every Hawke Family instalment, this book had its drama and danger. The ‘oh my god’ moment in this book really took me by surprising; I actually had to stop and re-read to make sure I had read things correctly. It was such a shock and so unsuspecting, I loved it! But by far, my most favourite part of this book was the epilogue. No spoilers here but it was so so beautiful. It is, 100%, a very satisfying ending. For a series I love so much, this was a great addition and such a wonderful way to end things; what a bittersweet read!

Review by @ashleighw

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Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Jana Teppih

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6)Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve is the closing chapter of Gwyn McNamee Hawke Family series. It is absolutely not meant to be read as a standalone! All the stories in the series are intertwined and you need to read them in order to fully understand where the writer is taking you! It is a novella but it packs a punch and gives us a grand finale that the series deserves!
Love is the battlefield for Byron Harris and Luca “Steele” Abello that comes with real threats and dire consequences … they are walking along the path that I do not wish even onto my enemies though if it all goes well, their life would be one of the fairy tales … Luca is the son of Hawke family enemy, his father almost destroyed the family and brought untold pain and misery … Byron is the adopted member of the family that he cannot imagine to be disloyal to … what should they do? Let each other go? Steal the moments? What a drama does the writer give us when she brings it all together … the past and the present and the future … and the epilogue … my goodness!
I know that the writer will give us many more stories and I will be on a lookout!

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Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Chantelle Smith

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6)Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve what a book! I must say this wasn’t the usual genre of book I read but due to it being a Hawke Family book, I couldn’t miss the chance of reading Gwyn McNamee’s work again! It was bittersweet reading this book as it’s the last but I’m excited to see what other amazing things this author brings. This book should only really be read as part of a series, for the full story to make sense, and to fully understand every story surrounding the Hawke family.

With that being said, Steele Resolve was written amazingly with some incredible characters. Luca & Byron have undeniable strong chemistry but is it meant to be? They face some major ups and downs that keep you hooked throughout. This book is full on content and you are captivated right until the very end.
I still love that these books are written in dual POV’s as it really gives you a better insight into each character their real thoughts and feelings, and makes you love and connect with them even more.
I can’t believe this series is over, I will be hoping for Gwyn McNamee to revisit some of our favourite characters and give us some more of their story, but until then, Thank-you for this amazing series you have brought us.
I highly recommend everyone read this series and enjoy it as much as I did!

Reviewed by @tillytillzz

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Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Sunday Barnaby

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6)Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve: A Hawke Family Novel by Gwyn McNamee
Five Stars

Steele Resolve is the sixth and final book in the Hawke Family Series by Gwyn McNamee. This book can be read as a standalone, but I highly recommend reading this series from the beginning. All of the books are five stars to me. This book is my favorite of the series. I love that Luca and Byron got their story told. Ms. McNamee writes such great twists and turns and always leaves me surprised. I highly recommend this book, series and author and look forward to reading what Ms. McNamee has in store for us next.

Reviewed by @sunbarn

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Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Moriah Venable

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6)Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve is the sixth novel in the Hawke Family series my Gwyn McNamee. This is my ninth novel by this author.

Words can’t describe how I feel after reading this. This author is one of my favorites and I have to read whatever she writes when I see she has something new coming out.

This was just as emotional and roller coaster ride as the previous novels and I loved this one to pieces. It had me sad, cry, happy and at times I wasn’t sure what to feel.

I read that this was the last installment in the Hawke family series. I am not ready to say goodbye to these characters. In fact, I may just reread the series including the novels I did not get a chance to read.

I don’t read a lot of M/M romances but I am going to start putting this on my list especially anything as engaging as this with Romeo and Juliet vibe (which is my favorite play).

I look forward to authors next novel even if the book is not this series.

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Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Tausha Treadway

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6)Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee. This book was amazing. I stayed up until 2 am reading it. I didn’t want to put it down. Its the story of Mob Boss Luca Steele Abello, a master manipulator, liar and user. So when Byron Harris has a one night stand with him not knowing who he actually was, he’s devastated. Byron knows that Luca’s dad is the person that tried to destroy Byron’s family or the only people who have ever treated him like family. Luca seems to be trying to make amends for his father’s doings but Byron doesn’t trust him but he can’t resist him. Will Luca really change and become a more honest business man or is he just up to his old tricks. Byron knows his relationship with him could be deadly for both of them but he can’t stop from going to him. Will Byron and Luca survive or will everything fall apart when the Hawke’s find out and will they shut Byron out. This is an amazing book and once you start reading you won’t want to stop!

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Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Tracy Manderson

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6)Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6) by Gwyn McNamee

5 out of 5 stars

Cannot be read as a standalone….

Steele Resolve is the sixth book in the Hawke family series written by Gwyn McNamee and it’s the final book in this series and I’m sad for this series to end. The characters are amazing and well developed and the storyline was great especially that it’s the last book in this series.

Luca “Steele” Abello isn’t just dangerous he is a mob boss and he’s lethal. He is a master manipulator, liar, and user, no one should trust a word that comes out of his mouth. But he has come back to New Orleans to clean his family name up. He even wants to make up with his friends/family the Hawke’s that he hasn’t seen in years. There’s a catch they don’t trust him. He kept going back, even though he is risking Bryon and his own if they continue their indiscretion. The truth of what he is could get them both killed, but being with the man who’s such an integral part of the Hawke family is even more terrifying.

Byron Harris works for the Hawke’s. He didn’t know who Luca was until he walked into the club. He never should have let it go beyond that first night, but he couldn’t stay away. The only people he ever cared about are on opposing sides, and I’m the rift that could end their friendship forever.

I highly recommend this book/series. I hope we will see these characters in some other work by this amazing author…
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Tracy

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Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Renee Ullery

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
Stars: 4

Steele Resolve is the 6th book in the Hawke Family series. I have absolutely loved this series since book 1. This book does not disappoint in the character development and relationships they have with each other. I loved how Luca really found his way in the story. We get to see Byron receive his HEA. Although this story is a bit out of normal reading, I felt that this story did a great job at wrapping up Luca’s and the Hawke family’s conflict. Gwyn McNamee does a fantastic job of developing her characters and pulling in her readers right at the beginning. From the first page, I was pulled into the world that Gwyn created!

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Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Michelle Austin

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6)Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve was a thrilling 5 star M/M read and the 6th and final book in the Hawke Family series.

Byron has a hot one night stand with a man that he didn’t think he would see again. Until he walks into the bar to meet with the Hawkes. Byron is devastated to find out who Luca is. Luca is the son of the mob boss that is enemies with the Hawkes.

How will the Hawkes feel if they find out about his night with Luca?

Things get very interesting. Luca and Byron have such a hot connection you can feel it coming off the pages. This story is told in dual POV which I really enjoyed. This is a quick read that will pull you right in. This can be read as a stand alone but your really should read from the beginning, it will help you connect with the story better. I can’t wait to read more from this author.

Reviewed by @mab54615
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Steele Resolve (The Hawke Family Book 6) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Sara Oxton

Steele Resolve (Hawke Family #6)Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Steele Resolve by Gwyn McNamee a five-star read that will tempt your resolve. This is number six in the Hawke Family series and it really is best to read them in order as you would kick yourself if you don’t, it’s that good a series, they are each like a petal of a flower, beautiful an powerful in their own right, but together a thing of beauty. Luca ‘Steele’ does the impossible and makes you fall in love with him even though he really is a man to be hated. I would recommend this novel to people who don’t read M/M as even though it’s a story about two men fighting for more than what happens between the sheets, it’s also a powerful love story that happens to feature two men falling in love, the rest of the story is so much more than what happens between the sheets. This is a deep and emotional story and one that you will enjoy for long after you finish the story.

Review by @saraoxo

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