settled, she would be nothing to me.
an eye the moment she came home to see her father strapped to a chair, a gun
being held to his head. It was my life that changed that day, not hers.
and no matter how much she wanted to save me, she never would have. I am a
monster. I can’t be saved. I would consume the world in a blaze of fire before
my need for vengeance was ever fulfilled.
it was I who had committed the ultimate betrayal.
If being the king has taught me anything, it’s that everyone desires the truth,
but no one wants to be honest.
to destroy my enemies.
perfectly. Wow! This book had everything.
Action. Suspense. Drama. Romance. Sex. A
kingpin that you rooted for, and a damsel in distress that you hoped found her
happily ever after (even if it was with a mafia boss).
flow. Overall great book.
to the people very close to her, and she still managed to be okay. Hats off to you Bree. I liked that she didn’t
just sit down and cry or repeatedly complain about her dire situations.
to this question: was his love for Bree greater than his love for the mafia, which
was all he knew? I loved watching him make that decision. He was an arsehole at
some points, but I quickly forgave him whenever he confessed his love for Bree.
My favorite time was when he confronted Jared for questioning his love. How
Never accuse me of being anything less than being in love with her. I would
bleed for her, take a bullet for her, and give my own fucking life just so she
could take one last breath if I had to. Never tell me I don’t care.” (Alzerro)
jump in the story and man handle them myself. Those inglorious bastards!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
soul of a kingpin once he has found the one, this book is for you. I loved it.
P.S. You need to read the first book Indebted before you read this one. That
one was good too. I read both in a week.
my hands, I bend over. I’m angry with myself for feeling as if I’m not strong
enough to handle this. It’s more than just a war with John; it’s a war with
myself to be the man I need to be, the man my mom wanted me to be.
frustrations boil over. I can’t do this; I was never taught how to deal with
this shit. When you live a life like mine, you know nothing but strength, power,
privilege, and entitlement. You grow up believing you’re better than everyone
else and can do whatever the hell you want. I have lived my life believing I’m
invincible, so imagine my shock when weakness and vulnerability smacked me in
the face. I never considered the possibility that I, the feared and powerful
leader of the King empire, could fall to my knees, no longer untouchable.
only have myself to blame for my downfall?
mother’s soft, comforting voice. I’m taken back to when I was a toddler and
would snuggle in her lap while she shared bits of wisdom and ran her fingers
through my hair. I always felt so loved and safe in her arms. Looking back, I
think she somehow knew she wouldn’t be here when I grew up, so she made sure
she gave me those cherished moments and memories to always hold on to for
comfort and guidance.
as I whip open the back door to run, I realize I have nowhere to go. I am a
little boy again, trapped and afraid.
believe in you.” Her voice is merely a whisper in my mind, but it rattles my
heart so much that I feel as if I’ll pass out. Instead, I walk outside and sink
to my knees in the backyard, welcoming the darkness as it encompasses me.
change,” my mother yelled up the stairs. She was always telling me what to
do, what to wear, and how to act. My mom checked my appearance every time we
left the house. Sometimes I wore the wrong shoes, chose the wrong tie, or had
wrinkles in my clothes. No matter how small the imperfection, I had to keep
trying until I met her high standards. She wanted me to be perfect, but I never
I had no idea why I was acting like a brat.
beautiful in her own way.
life: sometimes things are hard, and it’s impossible to see the light at the
end of the tunnel,” she began to explain. My mom bent down to adjust my
tie, like I knew she would, before continuing, “but once you reach the end
of the tunnel, you can look back and say, ‘That wasn’t so hard now, was
do something like that?”
thought she wouldn’t answer me. Then she crouched down to my eye level and
stared at me for a moment.
things I never wanted to do, as have many of the people around you. There will
come a time in your own life when you have to make choices and do things you
don’t want to. When the chance arises, grab it and hold on. If you do what you
think is right to the best of your abilities, I promise that you will come out
a new, better person in the end…”
feel the plush grass beneath my hands. Tears streak down my face, and as I wipe
them away, more appear. I take deep breaths, trying to steady my rapidly
to make a choice for it has already been made. My choice is a life with Bree; I
Bittersweet Series, and Indebted (A Kingpin Love Affair Vol:1). She lives in
Elroy, WI with her husband Brandon, and daughter Bella.
the book shelf shes been reading, thus influencing her to write. Her favorite
books are those that leave an imprint on your soul. You know the ones, that
have you putting everything off because you have to find out what happens next.
her picking up after her three year old daughter, or explaining to her husband
why its unsafe to do something any other way, than the way your wife told you
like The Vampire Diaries, and Arrow being some of her favorites. She’s addicted
to all things social media, caffeine, and Starbucks.