Empire by Lili St Germain ~ Live & Review

Also in this series: Cartel (Cartel, #1), Kingpin (Cartel, #2)
Empire by Lili St Germain ~ Live & ReviewAlso by this author: Cartel (Cartel, #1), Kingpin (Cartel, #2)
Empire (Cartel, #3) by Lili St. Germain
ASIN: B00KHHF02E
Series: Cartel
Published by Harper Collins on December 19th 2016
Genres: Romance, Dark, Suspense
Pages: 320
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four-stars

The breathtaking finale to the USA Today bestselling Cartel trilogy.
I should have known it would always come down to this, from the very moment I laid eyes on him in that motel.
I should have known his salvation was too good to be true.
Because it's all gone now, the impossible, secret love I had for him bleeding away in the darkness that came afterwards.
Now there's only hate.
Now I just want to escape.
Even if it means I have to kill him to be free.
Before the Gypsy Brothers series there was the Cartel - from USA Today bestselling author Lili St Germain.

“Dornan would never be able to run from the thing he came from. The thing that created him. The darkness didn’t just exist within him. He was the fucking darkness.”

 

Review:

This series is a page turner. Sometimes it felt rushed and others it was good.  Mariana, Dornan and John have a brutal story here and it all leads up to the beginning of the Gypsy Brother books. This one is very angsty and raw and sometimes heartbreaking.

Dornan is not a nice guy, I think everyone gets that. His evolution into the darkness was my favorite part of these books. I’m the anti hero lover what can I say. John was not meant for this life and I did like him but he wasn’t the thing that kept me reading. As far as Mariana goes, she got better as the series went. I did not like her in the beginning but she did get better.

I don’t feel this is going to be one of my favorite MC series but I really enjoyed the books and I’m glad I read them.

 

“People aren’t born monsters, they’re made that way.”
four-stars

About Lili St. Germain

Lili writes dark, disturbing romance. Her #1 bestselling Gypsy Brothers series was created in a serial format – quick, intense episodes released frequently with some wicked cliffhangers. The Gypsy Brothers series focuses on a morally bankrupt biker gang and the girl who seeks her vengeance upon them. The Cartel series is a prequel trilogy of full-length novels that explores the beginnings of the club, to be released in 2015 by HarperCollins.

Lili quit corporate life to focus on writing and so far is loving every minute of it. Her other loves in life include her gorgeous husband and beautiful daughter, good coffee, Tarantino movies and spending hours on Pinterest.
She loves to read almost as much as she loves to write.

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