Alpha Versus Omega, Bangers & Mash #6 by M.M. Farmer

"This has been my favorite in the series so far! It makes me more excited for what's to come!" Angel on Alpha Versus Omega.

From the blurb:

Love is a battlefield when two bitter rivals on the battle robot circuit are stuck together during an emergency heat…


I’ve spent the last ten years of my life fighting my way to the top of the academic world and breaking glass ceilings for omegas everywhere, and now I can’t help but feel like my bid for tenure in the Engineering department of Barrington University hinges on me winning this battle robot competition. And it’s just my luck that I’ve been pitted against my bitter rival, alpha Raymond Jessup, in the very first round.

But that’s nothing to the fact that my heat sneaks up on me and hits at the most inconvenient time possible. And the ESA who shows up to provide emergency services? You guessed it—Ray.


My dreams of owning my own electronics shop hinged on the prize money I could have won at this robotics competition, and when that weaselly omega, Cooper Plant, destroys my beloved robot, Jimmy, in the first round, all hope seems lost. At least I can pick up a few extra bucks by taking a heat call on short notice.

And when that call turns out to be for Coop? Well, let’s just say this is going to be one “interesting” ESA call.

But Coop and I have bigger problems when we get a second chance in the arena. Has heat changed the dynamic between us, and can we stop fighting long enough to battle a bigger enemy?

Alpha Versus Omega is a stand-alone, enemies-to-lovers story in the Bangers & Mash series, and contains a brawl to end it all, robot pieces everywhere, teenage omega girls who are not to be messed with, a sweet old man who really needs to get to the point, bending the rules just a little bit, a bully who needs to be taken down, and, of course, hate schmex that turns into something else entirely.

However, PLEASE NOTE – No omegas are impregnated in the course of this story, although it does happen in this universe, and there is no shifting in this world.

Angel's Review:

I honestly wasn't sure if I would get into this book. The reason why I wasn't sure was because I didn't know how the battle bot scenes would be written. But man... I shouldn't have been apprehensive at all! 

I have read every book in this series and Alpha Versus Omega is my favorite. I feel like there was so much attention to detail and so much accuracy in describing the robots and what it takes to compete in a competition like the one that takes place in this book.

You could tell by reading this how much work the author put into this story to have the elements be as accurate as possible. Which I really appreciate, I appreciate getting detail and a look into moments/professions that I personally wouldn't have an opportunity to do so in real life. So getting to learn about it in a book, and it being written in a way where it feels so realistic; Is really terrific! 

There was so much hate and anger between these two characters! You could feel how much they despised one another throughout the pages of this story. Cooper and Ray; while at first glance might have not worked together, after a rather impressive and intense heat, they learn just how much they like each other as friends/lovers instead of as enemies. 

I'm so excited for Sable and Evan's story, I'm really looking forward to how they are going to work as a couple. 

I hope at some point Trevor gets his own book, I sense a story with him. And Brendan! Grr! That guy was a massive jerk, and a bully! 

Overall a really great addition to this great series. 

Rating: 5 Stars

Alpha Versus Omega is available to buy as an ebook, paperback, or to read with Kindle Unlimited subscription.