Review // Kevlar to My Vest by Lani Lynn Vale

June 24, 2021

Kevlar to My Vest by Lani Lynn Vale

It's been you since I found you the night your brother dropped you off in that alley. When you put your arms around my gut, things changed for me in a big way.

Kevlar to My Vest by Lani Lynn Vale

Kevlar to My Vest by Lani Lynn Vale

Standalone - The Heroes of The Dixie Wardens MC #3
Release - January 2, 2015
Genre - Contemporary Romance
Dual POV - 1st person/Killian Red "Trance" Spurlock & Vidalia "Viddy" Sheffield
Heat Level - 4 out of 5
Format/Source - Kindle gift
Length - 312 pages
Publisher - Indie

You’re the Kevlar…

Behind the badge and the pretty face was a heart. A heart that bled just like the rest. A heart that was so in love with Viddy Sheffield that it was humiliating. Trance had been burned before by a woman that couldn’t handle the fact that he risked his life each and every time he went on shift. She was too vulnerable; somehow he had to convince his heart to let her go. His life would chew her up and spit her out.

To My…

Viddy couldn’t get the man out of her head. Just the thought of Trance put a smile on her face. And when he walked into the same room? Words couldn’t explain. God help her, but she was even in a relationship with another man. She shouldn’t be thinking about the sexy biker with the voice that made shivers dance down her spine.


Then the unthinkable happens, and the sexy cop she can’t stop thinking about is there for her, giving her what she never knew she needed. One moment in time, and she finds herself falling for the man, lock, stock, and barrel. The two of them have a lot of work to do to make this relationship succeed. What they didn’t know, however, was that there were people behind the scenes that were working to keep them apart. Sometimes the saying is true. You can’t always have what you want.

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I loved these characters so much! Their connection started in the last book and only grew stronger here. It was a bit messy and a lot wonderful.

Trance was amazing! He was taking care of and doing right by Viddy before he even had a claim on her. Definite book boyfriend material right here!!

And Viddy... she was such a marvel. After a horrific accident took away her sight, she never let it get her down. She wasn't a victim and there were times that I would forget that she couldn't see. And when miracles happened, I was all for it! Who deserved a bit of magic more?

A creepy stalker, weird police calls, and a ton of fun times amongst the friends made this such a beautiful story to read. I was happy even when I probably shouldn't have been smiling so much at parts, but this book really did it for me. If you love love in all of its forms, you should definitely read this!

Killian/Trance & Vidalia/Viddy family tree:

    Their children
        Oakley Rose (daughter) - I'd Rather Not
        Ford Bryce (son) - Maybe Swearing Will Help
        Banner (son) - Somethin' About That Boy

    Trance's family
        Miller (older brother) - Execution Style
        Foster (younger brother) - Charlie Foxtrot

    Vidalia's family
        Adeline (twin sister) - Halligan to My Axe
        Jefferson (brother)

Check out my reviews of the previous books:
Halligan to My Axe by Lani Lynn Vale

"I don't like that woman," she declared softly.

I snorted. She may think she wasn't being obvious about it, but I could tell.

"Yeah, I noticed. I haven't been with her in over two months now. I don't know what else to say to her to get that through her head," I answered honestly.

She shrugged. "You probably can't do anything. You'll have to just show her."

"How do you suggest I show her?" I asked, turning her body until she was sitting down on the bench beside the large fishpond.

Once she was situated, I took a seat of my own and pulled her body in close, wrapping my arms around her shoulders.

She laid her head on my chest and stared at the rippling pond that was disturbed by the large waterfall.

Koi the size of a large mouth bass in all shapes and colors swam around the water lithely.

They were beautiful and made me contemplate a pond of my own.

"I don't know. Find a woman and bring her around a lot. Kiss her, hold on to her. Show Tillie that you've moved on."

I smiled. "Who should I do this with?"

I could feel her body loosening as she got more and more comfortable against my body.

"Someone who adores you," she said quietly. "Someone who cares about whether you get home safe or not. Someone who understands your job, but won't make you change anything because she knows how much you love your job. Someone who could fall in love with you. Someone who already is in love with you. Someone who loves your brothers and your club. Someone who adores your dogs. Someone who can't wait until she hears from you again," she whispered.

My heart started thumping hard in my chest. Did she just imply that she loved me? She just described everything I wanted in a woman.

Every single thing.

All those fears that I'd been turning over in my mind for the last couple of days totally disappeared. All that was left was a certainty.

A certainty that this woman in my arms was the one.
Lani Lynn Vale is married to the love of her life that she met in high school. She fell in love with him because he was wearing baseball pants. Ten years later they have three perfectly crazy children and a cat named Demon who likes to wake her up at ungodly times in the night. They live in the greatest state in the world, Texas. She writes contemporary and romantic suspense, and has a love for all things romance. You can find Lani in front of her computer writing away in her fictional characters world...that is until her husband and kids demand sustenance in the form of food and drink.

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  1. I. Need. To. Try. This. Author. I say it every time you review one of these books! Why I haven't, I don't know. Time, I guess. I need to do a binge soon. You truly make them sound so much fun!

    1. Honestly, I can't begin to tell you how much fun I have reading this author's books. Whenever I'm in a book slump, she gets me right out of it. And now that I'm starting at the beginning of her book list, I'm having even more fun because it's giving characters I already love a back story. That depth is what I appreciate most :D

  2. Awesome review, Nat!💋 I've never read this author before. Glad to see you enjoy her work! I'll have to check her out.❤

    1. Thanks Jess! ❤
      I'm going through her entire back list and I'm having a ton of fun :)


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