Heaven’s Sinners is book two in Bella Jewel’s The MC Sinners series. This book tells the story of Spike and Ciara who we both meet in book one, Hell’s Knights. I enjoyed the first book in this series; however, I feel like Bella Jewel definitely grew as an author and the proof is in this second installment. Heaven’s Sinners is an emotionally charged and raw tale of two individuals who once cared for one another, finding forgiveness and also finding their way back to each other.
Ciara always felt like she lived in the shadow of her sister. Her sister was coddled more, loved more and essentially accepted more. As a teenage she meets Spike and the pair develop a strong friendship which leads to stronger feelings but the two of them never really admit this to one another. Essentially, Spike was the one person who Ciara could rely on. Things began to change when Ciara’s sister took an interest in Spike. Feeling like her sister always got what she wanted anyways, Ciara stepped back and let Spike think she was fine with him taking an interest in her sister. That decision changed the course of their lives. She lost Spike and a few years later, she lost her sister forever.
Spike’s life is one of regret. After Ciara took off from his life he settled in with her sister, fell in love with her and married her. Then he made some insurmountably stupid mistakes which led to his wife’s death. Yes, his life is full of guilt and regret. He is also full of hate and wants to seek vengeance. He’s a hollow shell of his formal self who has closed himself off to all those that once cared about him. He does not ever want love in his life again and he certainly does not want to deal with Ciara’s reappearance into his world.
Ciara knows that she has made her share of mistakes and she is determined to fix those errors, at least when it comes to Spike. She will stop at nothing to get Spike’s forgiveness. Spike does not make it easy on her. He is a hurtful ass to Ciara when she seeks him out. Ciara’s resolve, perseverance and strength eventually pay off as she starts to break through the hardened outer shell surrounding her former best friend. Both Spike and Ciara have a long road ahead of them - one that is full of painful confessions, forgiveness and acceptance. Can they leave the past where it belongs and find love and happiness once again? Or, is there too much hurt, sorrow and pain between them that can only destroy any chance they have at a happily ever after?
Heaven’s Sinner’s was definitely grittier and more emotionally charged than its predecessor in this series. Spike and Ciara have a copious amounts of emotional baggage between them and their encounters were highly charged. These two damaged and broken people come together. There are sparks. There is some serious chemistry. There is love.