In the Name of Revenge (Ivanovich, #1)
Russian muscle Pavel Ivanovich lends his unique talent in serving Italian mob boss Carlo Mancini. How much help is Pavel really? Is Mancini too trusting? Does he place his faith in the wrong people?

In order for Pavel to prove his loyalty Carlo forces him to date his more that spoiled daughter Teresa with the expectation of marriage. Roberto, always the odd man out with Carlo, the man who Teresa is in love with is less than happy with the situation.

All the while Pavel works for Carlo he has a separate mission; to avenge his parents' grisly murders. Will his own investigation and personal agenda get in the way for the job he does for the Mancini family? What happens when Carlo finds out that Pavel is not too trustworthy?

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In the Name of Revenge (Ivanovich, #1) Reviews

  • Donald Kirch
    Dec 31, 1969

    Donald Kirch

    A Fantastic Read Full of Twists!"In the Name of Revenge" was a fantastic read! It isn't that often that I get to read a book, involving "Crime" where I am taken totally by surprise. Reina does a fantastic job of keeping the reader's interest as well as thoroughly entertaining them. Thi...

  • Joshua Blair
    Dec 31, 1969

    Joshua Blair

    This book is one of a kind, it brings you through drama of not just one life, but of many. There are many twists and turns found within this book and the ending may become a shocker to a lot of you! I certainly did not figure it out or see it even coming! This is an amazing book and i ...

  • Terri Armstrong
    Dec 31, 1969

    Terri Armstrong

    Joshua,I too read this book and it is one of Starr's best! She is quite talented at weaving the mystery and suspense around her plot and characters. The development of her players is top-notch and makes for a fantastic read! ...

  • Vicki Tyley
    Dec 31, 1969

    Vicki Tyley

    A month after he graduates high school, Pavel Ivanovich witnesses the execution murder of his parents. He wants revenge, and is willing to go to any length to get it. Almost.Reina weaves a tale of intrigue and suspicion, where loyalties are stretched to their limits. In Part II (the bo...

  • Irene
    Dec 31, 1969


    One word: Wow.I wasn’t expecting this at all. Frankly, from the blurb, I expected an organized crime sort of novel, where the main character is always right, the other characters are full-fledged idiots and the main mob boss would be a money tyrant and not at all amusing or sympat...

  • Lucas Carvalho
    Dec 31, 1969

    Lucas Carvalho

    I read this book to become familiar with Ivanovich story. I was lucky to receive a copy of book #2 of the series (Deadly Decisions) in a giveaway event here at Goodreads, so, I decided to start from the beginning. I was really excited with the beginning, the sad Ivanovich story and his...

  • Lee Holz
    Dec 31, 1969

    Lee Holz

    In the Name of Revenge works on multiple levels. It’s a crime story, a suspense novel and a love story rolled into one very entertaining read. I particularly liked the depictions of the characters’ emotions. ...

  • Gail Mchugh
    Dec 31, 1969

    Gail Mchugh

    Is this a harlequin romance? What a true waste of time. Perhaps some people liked it but I am certainly not one of them. ...