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Homeless. Hungry. Desperate.

Doe has no memories of who she is or where she comes from.

A notorious career criminal just released from prison, King is someone you don’t want to cross unless you’re prepared to pay him back in blood, sweat, pu$$y or a combination of all three.

King’s future hangs in the balance. Doe’s is written in her past. When they come crashing together, th
Kindle Edition, 303 pages
Published June 15th 2015 by T.M. Frazier
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T.M. Frazier
Sep 18, 2016 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
The USA Today bestseller that became an international phenomenon.
Own it now for FREE!
Promotion expires Friday!

King is zero dollars this week on Amazon (US only, sorry!) If you've already read it now is a great time to tell a friend to download it. <3
King of the Causeway cover reveal is HERE!
King and Doe are BACK Januar
Aestas Book Blog
::: FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED ::: 4.5 stars!!

What. An. AWESOME. Ride!!!

Holy wow, I totally LOVED this book!! Dark and gritty, sweet and sexy, raw and shocking, and utterly addictive, with an unapologetic, badass Alpha male hero and unexpected twists that I never saw coming!! I couldn’t put it down from the moment I started it reading and I can’t wait for the next one!

TM Frazier writes some of the best dark romance out there. Her writing is strong and compelling. It keeps you on the edge of your se
Nov 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 stars!!!

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“Love is what you would do for the other person, not what you do in general.”

 When I read T.M. Frazier’s first book, The Dark Light of Day, in 2013 and I was hooked. I love this author’s writing style, the way she can write so much beauty among all the ugly content she writes and the feelings her books evoke. I feel like I have been waiting for the longest time for her second full length novel, King- but let me tell you guys something… KING was worth the wait!

Our stor
Jennifer Kyle

I have been anxiously awaiting the release of this book but sadly this story needed a lot of further work. So many portions of this story seemed rushed, overlooked, underdeveloped and thrown in for shock and awe purposes.

The hero was a big letdown for me but I really did like the heroine, Bear and Preppy of course! I struggled with King in so many scenes. One scene infuriated me because his reaction to Doe from the beginning was total caveman.

”You’re not my prisoner. You’re mine.”


He then p
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
4.5 Stars

I've found myself again in the haunted eyes of a girl who was just as lost as I was.
Or maybe, we didn't find each other at all.
Maybe, we just decided to be lost together.

I've been a huge fan on this author ever since I read The Dark Light of Day. So when I saw that she was coming out with this book and I read that synopsis? Suffice it to say I was willing to part with an ovary to finally get my hands on this beauty. Waiting the extra time since the original release date has
5 Desperate people. Desperate things. stars
"Stop being alive, and start living.”

Holy Fucking Hell ...seriously I have no clue how I am going to explain myself when I can't even begin to tell you (without spoiling of course) what this book did to me or how it made me feel! Because I have to tell you, I felt every damn thing. I'm going to keep this short, because honestly the only thing you need to know going in, is KING is the ultimate bad guy with the biggest heart for those he love
Val ⚓️ Shameless Handmaiden ⚓️
3.5 Stars

I'm way late to the party in reading this. And, being that's it's been out forever - and reviewed to exquisite death - I know there is nothing worthwhile I could possibly add.

On to the next.
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****FIVE STARS*****
{BR with Mel, Sharon, Tiff, Jen, and Tera}

King filled me so completely. Not just my body. My heart. My soul. My life. I didn't give a shit if I ever got my memory back. Because with King, I knew exactly who I was.

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Brantley King is an ex con just released from prison after serving a three year sentence. He has led a shitty life since childhood. When he was twelve, he saved a kid who was being beaten in the playground by the school bully and the two form a fast friendship t
Jessica ❥Chatterbooks Book Blog❥
4.5 stars

What a story! I stayed up all night long reading this, because I just couldn't put it down. Seriously, I read the last few chapters with only one eye open! lol When I got to the end, I was speechless. Well, almost speechless....I did utter the words "holy shit." I had so many conflicting emotions. I literally couldn't isolate any of them enough to know exactly how I felt. After some much needed sleep, I have to say I barely have a grip now. Forgive me if my review is a little all over t
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I loved this book so very much and it was well worth the extended wait! I have been anxiously awaiting this book from the moment I saw it listed on Goodreads. T.M. Frazier is one of my favorite authors, and I was so happy when I saw that she was writing a new book. I love her writing and the fact that she always comes up with such brilliant and phenomenal stories! The story of King and Doe is differe
Lo Bookfrantic
Sep 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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5***Heart Broken “PUP” Stars

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“My fucking heart is broken,”…”Will you remember something for me?” “Remember that I love you.” King

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“Brantley King" was 12 years old when he met his best friend “Samuel Clearwater” aka “Preppy” who was only 11 yrs old himself. They both wanted out of their miserable family they were given. King’s mom was a drug junkie and he basically had to care for himself until he decided to run away from it. Preppy’s step father was an absolute
Nov 07, 2013 rated it liked it
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I was hoping after taking sometime to cool down, and reflect on the story, I would feel differently. I tried. Honest. I really did.


But, I failed. I'm still upset :/ So I guess I'll be in the minority, because I just did not love this book. Maybe my expectations were too high. Idk.

Regardless, this was a fast paced read, with some interesting characters, in fact a few of those characters outshined our MCs.

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I struggled with King
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Jun 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Shabby by: t.m.frazier
What can I say about this amazing story. It's raw and gritty and angsty and angry and tumultuous and I Loved It . The rugged and scarred Brantley King with his best buddy Samuel 'Preppy' are the main characters , they meet 'Pup' and ......ughhh I don't wanna give away the story.
It's a beautifully told story, t.m. makes us feel the hunger, pain, love, friendship, kinship, betrayal ,passion , all first hand .
Write the next book faster TM , I'm dying here !
Laura Lee
Jun 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you read one book this year, make it this one!!! Just finished this today and am still reeling in my thoughts about this one. Fantastic, just doesn't do it justice! So many emotions felt while reading this book! Perfectly written, flowed without any back tracking and to top it off, a story line that was deserving of a 5 star rating!!! Because Pancakes!!! ...more
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SERIES: (King #1)
AUTHOR: T.M.Frazier
GENRE: Contemporary Romance | New Adult

༺**Complimentary Copy**༺ Provided by the Author in exchange for an Honest Review..Thank you!!

KING is about Murder, Loss, Redemption, and LOVE

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EKkkkkkk I have waited and waited, stalked and stalked the author for this book, then when I saw it sitting in my trusty kindle I did the meanest Mr bean Dance ever invented!!

Desperate people do desperat
5 STARS! ★★★★★

"If you fuck with me and what's mine, then yes, I am the judge. I am the jury. And sometimes when the situation calls for it, I am the motherfucking executioner."

Mark your calenders everyone. June 15 is the day to live by because embrace yourselves for the awesomeness that is King. Pick up this book, read it, devour it and when you're done freaking out over that ending, let's all give each other mental support to make it through the next. Okay? Okay moving on.

Brantley King is a
XxTainaxX Curvy and Nerdy
Re-read note: I savored it the second time around. I think I saw King with a clearer perspective. He's raw, yes, but there was also this sweetness to him in subtle ways I didn't appreciate as much the first go.

First of all... Darn it, King! Why'd you have to go and do that for!?? It was going so well :( I get it, dammit, but I don't like it.

Now other thoughts: King is the bad boy asshole women flock to. He's raw. He's unapologetic. He had this idgaf attitude you can't help but be drawn to. Litt
Dee Montoya
******6+++++ Monumental Stars******

(ARC kindly provided by author)

I keep typing and erasing words because is hard to describe the magnitude of my feelings for King. Everyday we waited for this highly anticipated novel was worth it, T.M Frazier's penmanship has deliver a smashing story that will rip your heart right out of your chest and play with every single one of your emotions. Be ready to cry, lust, love and hate King. This novel is definitely a top best of 2015 read.

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King is a criminal,
Akanksha❤ Søren♰
This book was just... EVERYTHING.

If authors need 18 months to give us such books.. PLEASE TAKE ALL THE TIME YOU'LL NEED and give us more crazy good books like these :D


He may have been the devil, but his body was sculpted like a god.

“Go ahead and say it. You thought I was a hooker, pleasuring her with my man meat and getting paid for it.”

“You may be weak in body, but it doesn’t seem that mouth of yours got the message.”


Dark, sexy, funny, sweet, raw and soo much more!!
People with a
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I love the premise of KING. There's a level of mystery running through that's highly intriguing. The early narrative had me wondering about the heroine's identity and other aspects of the story. I felt the promise of dark places that would stretch my comfort levels and emotions, some moments certainly did this but I really think the story could have pushed me further and taken more risks which would undoubtedly have raised my angst levels and garnered more emotion.

On th
Jun 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing

Brantley King has just been released from prison and is at his welcome home party when he first meets Doe.

I didn’t know if I wanted to kill her or fuck her. Maybe both, but one thing was for sure. One way or another, I was going to make her scream. I was finally starting to feel like my old self again.

King isn’t your typical hero. He isn’t a knight in shining armor, a billionaire, or even a nice guy, but boy do I love this guy! King’s life w

“Oh, pup. How much fun this is going to be.”

How on earth do I even start writing this review? My feelings are so all over the place I don't know how to put them in order. I went through such a whirlwind of emotions - I cried, I was happy, I was frustrated, I was confused, I was scared, I was mad beyond measure and in the end I'm freaking frustrated and suspicious about what comes next. Something smells funny and I want to get to the bottom of it right now, but as it t
S.M. West

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I've been seriously hankering for this book for soooo long and perhaps my expectations were too high…

I know I'm in the minority here. King is definitely an anti-hero, he’s hateful, vengeful, dangerous and volatile. I'll admit, I usually fall instantly for an alpha asshole jerk but for some reason, this didn't happen with King and I really wanted it to.

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Doe, a homeless and starving young woman with amnesia, is in a living hell and stumbles into King's life. King claims her as
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review.

Holy Shit... KING by T.M. Frazier was a F*CKING BRILLIANT EPIC READ!!!! Pardon my language, but this book was just everything I expected and so much more. It was raw, dark, sensual, captivating, gritty, and an emotional journey that had all the FEELS. This book will grip you to the core and leave you begging for more of KING and his intense personality!!


T.M. Frazier's writing was intoxicating, spellbinding, and hypnotic that you couldn
Apr 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
They call me Doe
As in Jane Doe

Doe is living on the streets,not knowing her name or anything about her background due to memory loss.She is befriended by a girl called Nikki who tells her the best she can hope for is to get close to a Biker who can shelter her and protect her.She knows what this means but sees no other option than agreeing to go to a party at King's house....



King has just been released from prison and his friend Preppy is throwing him a welcome home party.While
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i feel like this book didn't know what it wanted to be. at times it had the motorcycle club vibes (and there are MC side characters), at times it was a will-they -won't- they semi-chaste romance, at times it was a cheesy amnesia story.

the writing was nice and accessible and the characters definitely weren't abhorrent. but i didn't care much for King. it was like he also couldn't figure out
Jun 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
★★★★ 4.5 Stars ★★★★

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This is a spoiler free review, so I am not going to rehash the story for you but I am going to tell you about the amazing and awesome people in this story that I am still thinking about days later. I love flawed and complex characters, especially when they are dark and dangerous and you know that deep down there is a beautiful heart inside that stone exterior that is just bursting to come out. Doe is th
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Doe has no memory of her past life. All she knows is that she was found in the trash, bloody and bruised. The cops never tried hard to find out who she really was, thinking that she was just another hooker roughed up by her pimp. Homeless and scared she hooks up with an actual hooker, Nikki. Nikki tells her that her only option of survival is to go to the party Nikki is going to, hook up with one of the bikers there, become their whore, and then she'll be ta
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" Things don’t always start out the way we want them to. It’s how they end that’s important.”

King is my third read by the dynamic T.M. Frazier. Her writing always leads to one thing…feelings. It seems, she has a gift at evoking the deepest and the darkest feelings out of her characters and therefore transferring their pains, joys, and triumphs deep into your own heart and soul.

Although there has been a great deal of buzz about the dark romance that exists in the story of King, I found a deeper
• Jodi Bibliophile •
Mar 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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How and I fucking mean HOW THE FUCK can you end a book like that???

Seriously!! My heart is breaking and I want to be sick!!!

I'm shaking and I just want my KING BACK!!!


THIS BOOK! Holy fucking shitting cock s
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T.M. (Tracey Marie) Frazier never dreamed that a single person would ever read a word she wrote when she published her first book. Now, she is a eight-time USA Today bestselling author and her books have been translated into numerous languages and published all around the world.

T.M. enjoys writing what she calls ‘wrong side of the tracks romance’ with morally corrupt anti-heroes and ballsy heroin

Other books in the series

King (10 books)
  • The Dark Light of Day (The Dark Light of Day, #1)
  • Tyrant (King, #2)
  • Lawless (King, #3)
  • Soulless (King, #4)
  • Preppy: The Life & Death of Samuel Clearwater, Part One (King, #5)
  • Preppy: The Life & Death of Samuel Clearwater, Part Two (King, #6)
  • Preppy: The Life & Death of Samuel Clearwater, Part Three (King, #7)
  • Up in Smoke (King, #8)
  • N9ne: The Tale of Kevin Clearwater (King, #9)

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