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#ARCReview Finding His Strength by Measha Stone


Title: Finding His Strength

Series: The Dirty Heroes Collection #2, Standalone

Author: Measha Stone

Genre: Dark Captive Romance

Tropes: Forced Marriage | Enemies to Lovers

Release Date: 20 April 2020



Captured and forced to marry Henrik, Megara vows never to forget his monstrous behavior… but her hatred for her husband doesn’t weaken her attraction to him.

Henrik chases his legacy with the ferocity and strength worthy of a God. He will not be deterred, and he will not fail. Nothing will stand in his way. Not even a wife.

But Henrik’s strength can not keep Megara’s beautiful soul from seeping into his heart. A choice is coming, between everything he ever wanted and the one thing he didn’t know he needed.


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4.5 Stars

ARC Source: Author via Give Me Books Promotions

This was my first book from the author. The story gets really dark at times, so if this disturbs you, you might want to pass.

Henrik Hercules is the bastard son of a Mafia lord. Everything he does is to prove his loyalty to his father and become a legitimate son. His stepmother, Hera, has been making this difficult for him, constantly making more demands of him. Henrik is a really messed up man. Is one of those characters that you have a hard time accepting. He’s unapologetically cruel and his actions are questionable.

Megara Creon is the daughter of one of the Network families. What she ever wanted was to open her own restaurant. However, she finds herself forcibly married to Henrik. She tries extremely hard to keep her anger and hate towards him, but even her husband’s actions can’t stop her from falling for him. She sees a gentler side of him she can’t ignore.

When I finished the book, I struggled with my rating. I liked the story but couldn’t get past some of Henrik’s actions. The author managed to show Henrik’s human side as well. After all, all he ever wanted was to be recognized. The book is dark with some BDSM elements as well. I really liked the Greek mythology background, it was intriguing!






Measha Stone is an international bestselling author of erotic romance. She’s had #1 top-selling books in BDSM, and suspense. She lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with her husband and children, who are just as creative and crazy as her. Her vanilla writing has been published in numerous literary magazines, but she’s found her passion in erotic romance.

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