Thursday, August 27, 2015

Blog Tour & Review: EX-CON Selected Sinners MC By Scott Hildreth

Title: EX-CON
Author: Scott Hildreth
Release Date: August 17th, 2015
Series: Selected Sinners MC, Book 5
Cover Model: Darren Birks


People break promises. It happens every day.

Jack Shephard is tall, muscular, covered in tattoos, and rides in an Outlaw Motorcycle Club. Most people wouldn’t believe a word he said based on his appearance alone.

But they don’t know Jack like I know Jack, and Jack made me a promise.

There’s one small problem. Jack’s been arrested on a murder charge he didn’t commit, and he’s facing life in prison.

But he promised me he’d always come home.

And Jack doesn’t break promises.

EX-CON is a stand-alone, no cheating, no sex outside the relationship, HEA story of love, loss, second chances, and living life outside of the boundaries most citizens live in. It is Book V in the Selected Sinners series of MC Erotic Romance novels, and is able to be enjoyed fully as a stand-alone. To experience the series in full, Making the Cut, Taking the Heat, Otis, HUNG, and EX-CON may, however, all be read (in that order).

When you think a MC romance story, you automatically think of it as being raw, gritty, living on the edge of danger as an outlaw, women and sex. What you don't think about is one of the best not only romance but love stories you'll read this year. Scott Hildreth's EX-CON delivers an exceptional story that breaks the mold, and will stay with you for a long time. EX-CON is the story of Jackson "Big Jack" Shepard. A man who lives by his own set of rules and his word is worth more than gold. He is one of the most respectful, sincere and genuine characters you'll read. The more you read about Jack, the more you see he has the qualities that essentially makes him this ideal man. He just happens to be in an MC outlaw covered in tattoos.

As the story opens up, it isn't Jackson who we meet first, it's actually Emily Stewart, who I have to say that I absolutely loved as a character. She's a 21 year old out for a good time, but when a guy at the bar she's at won't take the hint and leave her alone, Jackson steps in. While you think this may be the typical rescuing the damsel in distress story, it is not. Jackson is being the standup man you'll continue to see in the story. Emily, knows how to take care of herself and isn't afraid to speak up. She's a strong woman. What you'll see is that Jackson gives Emily a feeling she never truly felt till she was in his presence.

There is definitely a magnetic pull that Emily and Jackson have. The respect Jackson shows Emily is those opening scenes is not something she sees from men and makes her intrigued by him. This is the thing you find out about Jackson throughout the story, he's not typical in how he approaches life. When she finds out he's a dominant she wants to know more and see if she has what it takes to be with Jackson. The relationship is truly one of my favorites of the year. The anticipation in the way it develops has you on the edge of your seat like Emily and has you falling in love too. On top of that it is incredibly sexy. If there were ever two characters who fit perfectly like two puzzle pieces, it is Jackson and Emily.

EX-CON is a book that is different from anything out there in the genre. It has it's fair share of twists and turns. While you may know the outcome of some parts from reading previous books in the series, Jackson's story has so much to it, it shouldn't be missed. The stoic character you get a few glimpses of in the other books, shines brightly on his own. Believe me, it's some story. What makes it an absolute standout has to do with the wonderfully written characters Jackson and Emily. You will feel everything these characters do. It is also the love, devotion, heartbreak, hope, second chances, and loyalty that Scott Hildreth perfectly writes about in EX-CON. It's all that combined that has no doubt made this the best book of the series but also on my list for one of the Best Books of 2015.

Don't miss out on this fantastic story that will leave wanting just one more page, because you won't be able to get enough of Jackson and Emily.

A Personal Note from Scott About Himself and His Personal Journey with this Book

I began riding with my first MC after 20 years of riding alone. Although I didn’t know it at the time, immediately following my introduction to the club, I became the target of an ATF investigation.

The investigation ended when a helicopter, over 30 ATF agents, US Marshalls, and countless other SWAT Team members converged on me one day.

I was indicted on more than two dozen criminal counts, and given the option to plead guilty to one and receive a light sentence (probation). If I fought them, they explained, I would face life in prison.

Well, I’ve never been one to give up easy, so I chose to fight.

And I fought all the way to the US Supreme Court.

The fact I lost my case didn’t really matter to me. Fighting was more important. Standing up when most citizens would sit down had always been my nature.

My time in prison wasn’t easy, but I made it the best I was able. The days drug on forever, at least initially. In time, my mind made sense of it all, and digested it as being a new way of life; my only choice, so to speak.

In EX-CON, Jack’s thoughts, feelings, decisions, and actions were mine. What he felt, thought, and went through in the book is accurate down to the smallest of details.

My experiences in life cause my books to have more ‘feel’ than a conventionally written novel. EX-CON is no exception. It’s gritty, real, and raw as are most of my novels. But one thing it has that no other Scott Hildreth novel shares.

300 pages of compassion.

Enjoy knowing a little more about me. And enjoy EX-CON, which is a reflection of part of my life.


Born in San Diego California, Scott now calls Wichita, Kansas home. Residing in Kansas with his wife, Jessica, and five children (and another on the way in November 2015), he somehow finds twelve hours a day to work on his writing. 

Addicted to riding his Harley-Davidson, tattoos, and drinking coffee, Scott can generally be found in a tattoo shop, on his Harley, or in a local coffee house when not writing. 

Loyal to the fans, fan girls, and faithful followers who allowed him to make writing a full-time career, Scott communicates with his followers on Facebook almost daily. He encourages his readers to follow him on Facebook and Twitter. 

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