CRUEL SAINTS by Michelle Heard
Release Date: May 31st
Genre/Trope: Arranged Marriage Mafia Romance
Alliances are made. Loyalty is owned. Love is taken.
Little did I know my love and freedom would be taken to form a new alliance.
Brutal, possessive, and dangerous, Lucian is feared by all. Including myself.
When his father is assassinated, Lucian takes his rightful place as head of the Cotroni family. They rule the Mafia with an iron fist, and he’s set his sights on my family.
Until now, we’ve been the only threat, but when a new one emerges, my father is forced to arrange a marriage between Lucian and myself.
He might be handsome but he’s not the kind of man who loves. He takes what he wants and right now, it’s my body.
I might belong to him in name, but the question remains – will our union be consummated in blood or love?
STANDALONE: Romance Suspense full-length novel.
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Overall Rating 4.5
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Reviewed by Ladyballs
This was a fast paced, anxiety ridden, page turning, blood shedding book! I was taken in quite early and didn’t stop. Lucien and Elena have been raised in the same circles but have very different views on how they want to live the rest of their lives. Elena has basically been a prisoner or protected by her father. She wants out at any cost. She does not want live this life and is desperate to get away. Lucien knows that he will be the head of a powerful mob family soon and thrives in this setting. When they meet at St. Monarch Academy there is fireworks. Elena knows she is supposed to stay away from Lucien but can’t fight the attraction. Things turn ugly quickly and they find themselves in one hell of a position.
This was a great mafia book that had a little of everything. Family secrets are revealed, characters are killed and the sexy scenes are steamy. Definitely looking forward to more from this author.
About Michelle Heard
Michelle Heard is a Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling Author who loves creating stories her readers can get lost in. She resides in South Africa with her son where she’s always planning her next book to write, and trip to take.
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