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The Legend of Arturo King

(Legendary Rock Stars #1)

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A living legend.
From humble beginnings to headlining the stage,
I’m a rock god.
I've got it all, but there is still one thing I need.
I just didn’t know it.
Quiet, competent, and sexy,
She was my destiny.

A girl in the wings.
The daughter of a prominent man,
I’ve never been part of the limelight.
All I wanted was to be a success in my own right.
Until I met him.
Talented, gorgeous, a
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ebook, 350 pages
Published January 27th 2015 by L.B. Dunbar
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Cranky - The Book Curmudgeon
Jul 08, 2015 rated it really liked it

**** 4 Cranky Stars ****



The Return of the Prodigal Son
The Cranky gossip columnists have a scoop for you!



Arturo King, the front man for the band The Nights, and carrying more baggage than Donald Trump’s hairdresser, is playing at the place where it all started. That’s right: The Round Table.



King, the legendary womanizer and secret love child of Ingrid Tintagel and Locke Uther, stands to inherit the multi-billion dollar label of Camelot Records. Here’s hoping he can keep his shareholders as happy
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Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
3.5 Nights of the Round Table stars...
First off, I'm gonna do the readers a favor by telling them up front to look for comparisons to King Arthur, that might help you to catch some things that I missed. I don't have a lot of knowledge about the original story, I just enjoyed the movie with Sean Connery & Richard Gere. It wasn't until I got to the end of the book and read the author's notes that I started reviewing the details of the book and feeling the whole *fist to forehead* thing. Howeve
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Yanilsa Griffin~BFD Bookblog
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: rocker
I received a copy of the book from the author in exchange for an honest review and let preface this by saying, this is my FIRST time reading this author. No earthly idea who she is, or where she cometh from, but I will DEF be following bc I DRANK that kool-aid
I don't know what to say about this book.
I know I need to review it, blah, blah blah.
This book. I know wont be for everyone. However..........I kind of have a thing for literature, so SUE me. But honestly, I don't care. bahaha. It's not ab
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L.B. Dunbar
Dec 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Always start at the top, Arturo would accept nothing less.
Jesey ~ Schmexy GIrl~
Jul 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Being a fan of all kinds of literature, the thought of a modern day King Arthur’s Court story intrigued me! As I started to read The Legend of Arturo King my mind went right back to my childhood, remembering some of my favorite characters. So, history and rock stars, two of my favorite things combined and OFF WE GO!

Arturo and Guinevere (aka Guinie) come from the same world yet they are worlds apart. He’s the hot, cocky, panty melting rockstar and she is the daughter of a local music mogul Leo De
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Saunders
Very clever writing, LB Dunbar has applied her own spin of this tale of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
LA Spiez
Jan 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: five-star-reads
"Sharing? We don't share. I would never share, and I especially would never share you." My tone gave away my rising anger. "Look," I drew a deep breath before I continued, "the past couple of nights have been really special to me. And last night? Last night was everything to me. I don't want to make light of it, and I don't want you to make light of it either. I'm only sharing you with me." ~ Arturo King

I was completely in love with Arturo King even before he spoke these words to Guinevere. The
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Michelle
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Loraine Oliver
May 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed-books
The Legend of Arturo King was an awesome read filled with all the things we love, romance, lust, emotional angst, a plot that turns one way and goes another and the end will leave you sitting there with your mouth opened in surprise-it does not end in any way you could see coming!

Arturo King is a legend. in bed, know as a chivalrous lover, he is the lead singer of the group The Nights and everyone loves them! He got his start at The Round Table in New York. Muir Linn is his mentor- who has been
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Leigh Stone
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the roundtable retold for the modern day.

Meet Arturo King, and his band ‘The Nights’, Lansing Lott (Lancelot), Perkins Vale (Percival), and Arturo’s mentor Mure Linn (Merlin). They play in an underground club called The Round Table, owned by Leo DeGrance. Everything changes one night when Arturo sees Guinevere, Leo’s daughter, and he’s captivated by her.

We all know the legend don’t we? Well this is one amazing twist on it! It’s the first book in a l
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Amy
Jan 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is my first book by author LB Dunbar. She is known for taking classic stories and giving them a modern twist. That being said, I couldn't wait to dive into The Legend of Arturo King and check it out for myself.

This book started off a little slow for me, however once I got into it, I was hooked. The Legend of Arturo King is a modern retelling of King Arthur. I knew some of what King Arthur's story was about, so I was excited to see where LB Dunbar would take us! This story takes you for an i
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Naughty Mom Story Time
Jul 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I love the rockstar spin on the King Arthur tale. I've been a huge fan of those characters and to see them in such a different light was amazing.

The author did a great job of keeping a majority of the characteristics for all the major players and giving us a fresh take on the love and drama that they're so famous for.

Arturo King is the famous lead singer of the popular band, The Nights. Living the life of the typical rock stars, he's enjoying the comforts and perks that come with it.

Until one
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Shannon
"Caress it in passion or clutch it in lust."

I'm sitting here a day after finishing this book, trying to put into words my thoughts and feelings about it. The Legend of Arturo King is not your typical rockstar story. It's a tale taken from the Legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, but given a new and modern twist. It's compelling, it's intriguing, it was strangely addicting.

Arturo King is the lead singer of The Nights, a legend with the ladies, and a man searching for his tr
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Undeniably Addicted to Books
Feb 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
RATING: 5 STARS

This novel quickly made it's way to being one of my favourites that I have had the chance to review so far and I am so glad I chose it as my challenge book for this week. This book had such a great storyline behind it and I absolutely loved it.

Arturo King is lead member of the band The Nights, along with his bandmates Lansing Lotte, Perkins Vale and Tristan Lyons. One night while playing at The Round Table an underground music mecca where they once got started he sees a vision in
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Tenise
Feb 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
This was the first book I have read by LB Dunbar, it definitely won't be the last. I was drawn into this story from the first page, I didn't want it to end. It was told from duel POV's. I like to know what both main characters are thinking so that was a nice added bonus!
LB Dunbar took the legend of King Arthur and his knights of the roundtable and transformed it into a modern day tale. She did a fantastic job of giving the legend a modern day twist.
Arturo King is the lead singer of The Nights. T
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K
Feb 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
An epic love story!
Arturo King is the sexy lead singer of the rock band The Nights who has an intriguing family history. Guinevere DeGrance is the beautiful daughter of the owner of The Round Table, the club where the band got its start. What started out as a walk through Central Park blossomed into a love affair for the ages.
This fantastic fairytale romance has plenty of passion, surprising revelations and teary-eye moments, It will captivate you from the start and take you on emotional roller
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Susan Schuttee
Dec 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The Legend of Arturo King captured my attention from the very beginning until the very end. I absolutely loved the way LB Dunbar used King Arthur and the Knights of the Roundtable as inspiration for her story. For me, it added an additional level of familiarity and intimacy to each character! Positively brilliant and refreshing! Arturo, sexy, gorgeous, rockstar, falls for the beautiful, innocent, shy, Guinevere. Their attraction is instantaneous but complicated. As the story unfolds, you realize ...more
Lyndi W.
Feb 21, 2015 marked it as d-n-f
So much infodumping. And it's very scattered, like one thing has absolutely nothing to do with the other, but they're mentioned as if one is a natural progression into the other.

"I'm the lead singer of a band. I like tacos. Leo's not here tonight, he said something about his daughter or whatever? I wasn't paying attention. They say I look like I'm orgasming when I sing this part. The ladies love me and I grew up in a tough neighborhood, but sometimes I just want to feel numb from it all and no
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Brandy Rivers
Aug 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Great new twist on an old story.
I love the modern version of a legend. I wasn't sure what to think when I started reading, but I'm happy I did.
Arturo seems to be finding himself as much as Guinie is. I loved seeing all the pieces come together.
So many questions I want answers to and I know I'll find them in the rest of the series which I'll be reading.
Kristina Varner
Jan 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
My Once.
My Future.

Never did I think that those words would break my heart, but alas they have.

It is no secret that I absolutely adore LB Dunbar. From her first book Sound Advice to her third book Fragrance Free I have been hooked on her sweet, homegrown style of romance writing. So when I heard she was going in an entirely different direction with her new series I was a little leery. Excited to read it, but still leery because I wasn't sure that I could get past my predisposed idea of what her
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Nicole Emerald Book Reviews  McCurdy
As I discussed before I am a complete book snob, it's not even really that, it's just I know what I like in a novel and I know what doesn't work for me. Rock stars fall into that iffy hit-or-miss category simply because any time I have delved into the world of rock gods I come out annoyed and bored from the tedium of groupies and drugs and heavy-laden angst. But to discover that L.B Dunbar who up until now has been the queen of tender-hearted romance reminiscent of Mia Sheridan's writing, was tu ...more
Ashley Jasper
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I don't even know where to begin with this review, this book blew me away. Sadly for me, this is the first book that I've read from L.B. Dunbar, though her books have been on my e-reader for quite some time. It was smartly and cleverly written and the tale that she was able to tell was enchanting to say the least. There are multiple references to the story King Author (see the title) through the characters and some of the situations; just a more modern version. I got invested in the characters a ...more
Lesa  (End of Story, Next Book)
I was given an ARC by the author for an honest review.

I started this book after reading Colleen Hoover's latest book and I thought I probably would take a day or two before getting hooked due to that fact. Actually, it didn't and if I'm being honest if I read this prior to Colleen Hoover's book I would have taken longer to read hers. I was hooked from the first page for many reasons.

Reason One: The descriptions and details. L.B. Dunbar doesn't use the cliché and typical descriptions I've often
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Klaire
Jan 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Read and reviewed for Chicks Controlled by Books. 5 Stonking Stars
I took a huge risk requesting to review this for two reasons. The first being that unfortunately I am one of those readers that don't particularly gravitate towards books about Rockers, I don't often enjoy them. And secondly I have LB Dunbar's Sound Advice that I have struggled to finish reading. So I was interested to see if this would hold my attention and perhaps sway me. I can quite confidently say that LB Dunbar had me hooke
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Becca
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I have to say it. This story slayed me. I was on edge the entire time I was reading, worrying and wondering how this tale would unfold. LB Dunbar has crafted a unique masterpiece with this book and my head is still reeling from the way she left things in anticipation of the next part of this series. The Legend of Arturo King is a modern retelling of the story of King Arthur. As a fan of the famous legend I was hesitant to see how elements of this story would be altered to fit within the confines ...more
Christie72
Jan 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
~4 1/2 Stars~

Fantastic modern twist on the legendary King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. I was hooked from the very first page! Arturo King is a rock legend with the world at his feet. He enjoys the best of everything and the company of many women. However, he never feels anything for the women he beds. All that changes when Guinevere DeGrace re-enters his life. She is the daughter of the man who gave him his first real break. But, Arturo never really paid attention to Guinie; she wa
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Ashli Rose
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
After reading The Legend of Arturo King I am left speechless.
Arturo King, the legendary ladies man, the chivalrous lover and lead singer of The Nights. We are immediately thrown into Arturo’s world and want to be one of his many conquests. We see the passion he has for his music, but he feels like he is missing something.
This is where Gunie DeGrance comes in. The only daughter of the famous Leo Degrance, Guinie is told from a young age to stay away from the rock stars. That would be easy if a
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Dec 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Every book by this author gets better and better!!!

I am sitting her after finishing this book and am not sure...it is 4 ot 5 stars. I am literally soooo just lost!! Please dont think lost in a bad way becasue the author did what she meant to do....she got us all messed in our own heads with this book......OK 5 stars it is...
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Stephanie
Jan 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Oh my! I loved this book! It's been awhile since I've read a book with a big cliffhanger that left me saying, OMG, how long do I have to wait for the next book? This book had me on the edge of my seat with all of the twists and turns and I found myself holding my breath as I read the final pages! WOW!

This is a modern day re-telling of the tale of King Arthur. I loved Arturo and Guinevere right from the beginning. Arturo is a sexy, confident rocker who always gets what he wants, yet feels empty,
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Mariela Bustos
Dec 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Let me start off by saying this author had captured my heart with Sound Advice. There hasn't been a book by her that I have not read and fallen in love with the characters. Each story captivates, enthralls, and wraps it's words around your heart. I will say each book in the Sensation Collection has brought me to tears, and this new series has already started the same way. Good tears mind you. I am loving her twist to the classic tales we grew up with. Now saying this I will honestly say I was sc ...more
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