Twisted Kingdom by Rina Kent

Twisted Kingdom by Rina Kent
Series: Royal Elite #3
on January 22, 2020
Genres: Romance
Pages: 310
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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The kingdom isn’t supposed to fall.
The truth screws you over before it sets you free.Masks drop.Secrets unravel.Elsa’s race after the past blinds her from the present.I’ll fight for her.I’ll bring her back.I’ll protect her even if it’s the last thing I do.We made a promise.She’s mine.Are you ready for one final game, sweetheart?
Twisted Kingdom is book three of Royal Elite Series and should be read after Deviant King & Steel Princess. This is a dark high school bully romance, mature new adult, and contains dubious situations that some readers might find offensive.
This book is the final part of a trilogy and is NOT standalone.


We are getting straight into this review for Twisted Kingdom by Rina Kent. No introductory paragraph. Just me, telling you, this is a DARK romance and the final book in the trilogy of Aiden and Elsa, so be warned of spoilers. This was a PERFECT FIVE STAR ROMANCE. The PERFECT ending to a romance trilogy. It had EVERYTHING. I am still FERAL over this, months after finishing it.

We ended Steel Princess on a cliffhanger, learning how Aiden and Silver are engaged, and how Elsa’s family is responsible for Aiden being kidnapped as a child. Wow, wild. How can things get more in this final book? I certainly didn’t think they could get more, and then they DO! Listen, the smut? Remains top notch. Very good. Very hot. The romance between Aiden and Elsa? Gets deeper. What started as a simple bully romance turns into a full blooded, deeply rooted romance between two people bonded in a way you’d never want to be but unbreakable. This is the book where all of the little weird things Aiden does or says finally make sense. Every piece of the puzzle comes together and it is heartbreaking. I want to say so much about this book but I’m holding back because all of it is such a spoiler for this epic ending that I don’t want to ruin a single moment for you.

A lot of series promise to tie up loose ends and give you a pretty package at the end. Twisted Kingdom by Rina Kent is one of the very few that actually accomplishes it and does it WELL. Nothing feels rushed. Everything feels earned. And when you learn the truth of everything and go back for a re-read, you’re able to see all of the hints and pieces that were laid bare from the very first book. This remains, through and through, a dark romance but the starting point, the impetus of what makes this dark changes subtly through the trilogy. If I were to ever be asked what ONE dark romance or bully romance I’d recommend, it’d be this one. It is the highlight of my romance reading career.


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