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Monday, January 22, 2024

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Editorial Review


Bryn still has dreams, even if she had to ship them from UCLA to Las Vegas to save her own life. Case isn’t allowed dreams, he only has his pre-law coursework and a desk waiting for him at the family firm. These two were never destined to meet and yet, when he is sent to find her and bring her back to LA, it feels just a little bit like fate.

Why does a promising scholarship student flee UCLA in favor of dancing at a Las Vegas nightclub to pay the bills? Why would a legacy frat boy and future legal superstar care about finding her?

Bryn's escape to Las Vegas was a desperate bid to elude a life-threatening secret. At least her life in Vagas lets her use her ballet skills for a living – even if that living is at a burlesque club where she occasionally has to put customers in their place.

Case is a pre-law student on the precipice of the rest of his life – but the fraternity initiation stands in his way. The thing is, he doesn’t even want to pass, but no one says no to Case Channing’s father. Begrudgingly, he undertakes the strange quest to locate Bryn using all the considerable resources at his fingertips.

Though his initial approach is a failure thanks to his own painful and traumatic memories, he manages to get onto Bryn’s good side. He even convinces her to accompany him back to LA on his private jet - but the moment she sets foot back in California he starts to suspect that this is all about something far darker than a frat hazing.

Through alternating first-person perspectives, the reader is intimately connected with both Bryn and Case's inner turmoil, past, and desires. 'Dark Rituals’ is an all-in introduction to the world of Case and Bryn, and their tale of suspense and seduction, trust and betrayal, expectations and exceeding them. Both our main characters are broken in their own unique ways but maybe, just maybe, they could be each other’s sliver of light at the end of the tunnel.

A twisty and unpredictable journey, 'Dark Rituals' will draw in dark romance enthusiasts who love a character-driven narrative with mafia and goth overtones. This is a tale where suspense and passion intertwine and entice with every page turn.

K.J. Devoir weaves entertaining characters through an atmosphere of relentless suspense; action and entertainment driving the reader through to the last page.

-Naomi Bolton Many Books Reviews

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Editorial Review

Savage Intentions by K.J. Devoir

When winning a weekend in the city’s most exclusive club turns into a wild ride in more ways than one, Lyndi and her friends are about to discover more about the world than they were ever expecting to.

Lyndi Margot has won the lottery. The prize? Securing a stay at the legendary – or maybe infamous - haunted mansion and adjoining club belonging to the Layne’s. Lyndi knows that her father only bought the win to get her inside and, doing so, further his business, but she can’t help but get caught up in the beautiful music and mystique of Xavier Layne.

Lyndi is anything but experienced, she’s been intentionally sheltered from everything by her supposed art dealer father. This weekend of music, dancing, and the machinations of the seedy underworld supply of Dragons Blood is new to her in every way. She always knew that she couldn’t trust her father, but she never imagined that his lies would run this deep.

Part wolf, part dragon, and heir to a dynasty built upon blood money – Xavier Layne is a hybrid, rich as sin, and angry with his father. While he possesses a musical talent just as dark and troubled as he is, it captivates everyone who encounters him. Up until now, no one has ever managed to really catch his gaze – until Lyndi Margot walks in. As soon as he fixates his cold green eyes on Margot, he knows something is different about her. For one thing, she’s aware of his telepathy despite her general naivete about the shifter world.

K.J. Devoir blends darkness, danger, and passion into a tantalizing tale that’s scorching hot. Both Xavier and Lyndi have their compelling backstories gradually alluded to over the course of the book. Savage Intentions is a spicy, shifter mafia romance and genre fans will find plenty to love in this collection. Those unaccustomed to the genre should be aware that this steamy romance contains plenty of the graphic content and dark themes that the genre is known for.

In Savage Intentions, the second series in the Kings of The Order universe, author K.J. Devoir weaves a mesmerizing tale where darkness meets desire, blurring the line between anti-hero and villain. With an intoxicating blend of enchantment and treachery, this book grips readers with its captivating narrative and leaves them wanting more.
This deliciously dark and sinful addition to the Kings of The Order universe, Savage Intentions, delivers on all fronts. READ NOW! 

- Naomi Bolton, Many Books

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Editorial Review


Editorial Review: Brutal Intentions by K.J. Devoir

Anyone would think Cherish Lorey and Shaw MacRath are at totally opposite ends of society - but between the increasingly serious threats to her life and the way his inner wolf is thinking about her, they’re about to get a lot closer.

Cherish is an heiress - an heiress with no money to be fair, but an heiress all the same – and she’s just inherited her old family home located out on the water. Shaw is the Alpha of his crew and everyone knows it, when he’s first tasked with scaring Cherish away from the property during their tour of the place he thinks keeping her at a distance – and his wolf under wraps – will be easy. He could not be more wrong.

From the moment they meet, Cherish is on high alert – a fact that shouldn’t be as alluring as it is. Despite being a little cannot help but check him out - his impeccable physique isn’t helping matters – but when she catches a glimpse of his pale-blue and almost wolfish eyes it’s a lost cause.

With all her college friends doing better than ever and her mom about to re-marry the worst person Cherish could imagine, getting thrown into the world of shifters, vampires, and mobsters is the last thing she needs. Regardless of the dangerous reality she’s facing, Cherish soon sees that the current events have a lot more to do with her tragic childhood than she could have ever guessed.

As the story unfolds, the reader gets glimpses of the broader world these characters inhabit with both their personal history and the social history of this world impacting the main storyline directly. Throughout the book, there is a good balance of lore and action, sweetness and spice, raw story, and heartfelt emotion.

Brutal Intentions (#1 in the Kings of Order series) is a mafia shifter dark romance – there’s plenty here for existing fans and a lot to offer for newer readers of the genre. K. J. Devoir does well to meld the enemies-to-lovers trope with the clearly defined anti-hero that Shaw embodies while making sure that Cherish is more than just a damsel – though she does often find herself in distress.

A fast-paced, action-packed, and steamy dark romance - Brutal Intentions is full of twists and turns to keep you hooked to the end.