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Quickie Book Review-Dark Mafia Prince

by | Nov 11, 2016 | Book Reviews | 7 comments

Quickie Book Review-Dark Mafia Prince

Quickie Book Review-Dark Mafia PrinceDark Mafia Prince by Annika Martin
Series: Dangerous Royals Romance #1
Published by Annika Martin on June 28th 2016
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Mafia
Pages: 334
Format: eBook
Source: Self Purchased

Don’t look at me like that. So trusting.
Like you think I’m not a monster.
Like I won’t wrap your hair in my fist and bend you to my will.
Like I won’t sacrifice you, piece by piece, to save my brother.I’m the most dangerous enemy you’ll ever have because every time you look at me, you see somebody good. That friend who died.And when you look at me like that, I die again.
MiraI spent years making myself invisible.A good girl, apart from the noise.
Then you came back, beautiful and deadly in your Armani suit.
Don’t look at me like you still know me, you say.
But I remember your smile and those sunny days.Before they lowered your small casket into the ground.
Before they told us the prince was dead.

my-review-updatedDark Mafia Prince is not a book I would normally pick up on my own, but when I read a very positive review from Mandi over at Smexy books….I knew I had to pick this one up and I am so glad that I did!!! Annika Martin wrote such a superb read. It sets out with Aleksio and Mira, were once childhood friends. But then Aleksio’s parents were murdered and he and his two younger brothers were shipped away to different places to training camps. But Aleksio has never forgotten Mira or the fact that her father was behind the attacks against his parents and he has been wanting revenge and the location of his youngest brother. Unfortunately Mira is put in the middle. Mira has lived a life that is far different than what most people expect of her. She doesn’t live in a mansion with a huge property, but in the midst of a crowded city, working as a lawyer to help needy families. When she comes back for a visit for her father, her life is thrown a curveball. She is taken captive by the one man that once was a childhood friend and she once thought she could trust with her life. She doesn’t know what to expect from him, but she is determined to learn the truth just as he is. As Aleksio and Mira reconnect once again, they join forces to bring down the real enemies and find the location of his youngest brother. But will their love be their undoing or their greatest strength….


What a story and packed with so much and I honestly wasn’t expecting to be swept away by this story. But boy was I and I couldn’t contain my excitement with each chapter of these two rekindling a old friendship and a new passion for each other. Now the chemistry between them is scorching hot but so well done!! At first, they both are under difficult circumstances, and man does the story really get intense at some moments, that you just want to cover your eyes and not read it….but so worth it!! I love how devoted these two become to each other, and even though they each make mistakes they also don’t let those mistakes define their relationship. They seriously have quite a few lessons to learn, and along the way overcome issues together. It was quite an exciting and thrilling ride!! Highly Recommend to Mafia or Romantic Suspense fans.

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About Annika Martin

I’m a NYT bestselling author living a stone’s throw away from the Mississippi with my awesome husband and two cats in a home full of plants, sunshine and books. I'm heavy into writing love stories about criminals--some of them are dirty and fun (my Kinky bank robbers!) others are dark and intense (Prisoner!)

I also write gritty romantic suspense as the RITA-award winning author Carolyn Crane.

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  1. Lily B

    sounds intense, a lot going on, awesome that you gave it a try and loved it

    • Lover Of Romance

      Yes Lily!!! Very intense but glad it turned out so well!!!

  2. Sophia Rose

    Over the last few years, I developed a taste for mafia stories though I’ve only liked two or three out of the bunch so I guess I’m picky. This one sounds good.

    • Lover Of Romance

      oh yes Sophia….so have I!! I think you would like this one though. It was different from most of the others I have tried out.

  3. Bookworm Brandee

    This isn’t something I’d pick up on my own either, Renee…although I do like the cover. 😉 However, I just added it to my tbr and wishlist on Amazon because it sounds incredible. 🙂

  4. Michele H

    Oh, this one looks interesting. The mafia-type books can be hit or miss but this one is definitely worth a try! 🙂

  5. Grace @ Rebel Mommy Book Blog

    I love romantic suspense and can’t always find a good one. I will have to check this out. Great review!


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