Release & Review – Dark King by Kelsie Rae

Dark King (Advantage Play – Book 2)

Release Date: October 7, 2019

Cover Design: Sly Fox


Rule #5: Don’t allow distractions. They’ll only break you.


In the blink of an eye, Kingston Romano’s entire world has fallen apart. His sister is in the hands of a rival mafia family, and his only hope of getting her back is by making a wager that includes the mysterious Acely Mezzerich.


Unfortunately for King, his feelings for Ace only escalate the longer he’s around her, muddling his conscience as well as his arrangement with the enemy. And if has any hope of saving his sister and keeping Ace, he needs to execute it perfectly.
As the pieces start to fall, he’ll have to learn who he can trust and who needs to be eliminated before it’s too late.

My Review:

IT’S SOOOOO GOOOOOOD! *Yes, all caps are necessary* I quite literally flew through Dark King. The ending of Wild Card left me with soooo many questions, that when I got my hands on the second book nothing else mattered but finding out what happened with Ace & Kingston. Let me tell you, that cliffy was absolutely worth it.

Kelsie put so much work into getting all the details in, that I almost felt like I was at the table getting a poker lesson from Ace, instead of Kingston. Her passion for this world is truly felt, as is the desire between Ace & Kingston. For characters who play it close to the chest in life, both learn to lean and trust in each other, even when everything is on the table. You could really see the difference between Ace’s outside world and Kingston’s dark, seedy one, where he is a law unto himself, and answers to no man. Taking down those that mess with what’s his.

It’s a perfect transition into this new series that Kelsie has created. I already can’t wait to find out what happens next, as I know that she won’t disappoint!

Be sure you read Wild Card, cause you are going to NEED to read Dark King. *Again, it’s a necessity*

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About the Author

Kelsie is a sucker for a love story with all the feels and enjoys a solid chick flick, too. When she’s not chasing words for her next book, you will probably find her reading or, more likely, playing with her three small children who love to drive her crazy. She adores chocolate, photography, and baking. And now that she’s actively pursuing her writing dreams, she’s set her sights on someday finding the self-discipline to not eat an entire batch of cookies in one sitting.

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