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The queen of the sex scene is back. USA Today bestselling author Kitty French returns with a brand new, smokin' hot story to set your kindle on fire.
One complete story. No cliffhanger. Hold onto your corset strings, we're going burlesque!

Feathers. Lies. Glitter. Secrets. Lust.

Meet Genie Divine, the wise-cracking London show-girl on a hell-bent mission to save her belove
Kindle Edition, 209 pages
Published February 24th 2015 by Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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★★★★! Genie (stand-alone). Burlesque showgirl & Aussie gym owner go head-to-head over control of a building!

‘Say something like that to me in public again and it won’t be my tongue in your mouth. It’ll be my cock.’

Genie (stand-alone) opens up to Aussie, Abel Kingdom sitting down to enjoy a burlesque show at a rundown club he intends to buy to expand his gym empire to Great Britain. He’s mesmerized by the sultry showgirl. Later he gets to meet the owner’s niece, Genie Divine, Gigi ak
Feb 06, 2015 Lisa rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, for-review

4.5 "Beauty" Stars!

“Feathers. Lies. Glitter. Secrets. Lust.”


“He wants her theatre. She wants him dead.”

Genie by Kitty French once again proves that this author can write the hell out of a sexy, filthy-mouthed, arrogant male who has a certain je ne sais quoi with the English language.




See what I mean?

Er.... moving on....


In this book we are transported to the shoddy theatre district in London where Theatre Divine has its home and it is run by Davey Divine, and entertaining drag quee
~ Becs ~
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Feathers. Lies. Glitter. Secrets. Lust.

Well, I’ve read a lot of erotic romance in a lot of sexy settings but I don’t think I’ve ever read one about a burlesque dancer and you have to wonder why more books aren’t given this sexy backdrop.  It’s all about the celebration of the natural beauty of a woman – mostly voluptuous women and it lends itself naturally to the erotica genre, I feel.

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Genie Divine is our burlesque dancing eponymous heroine – she and her drag star uncle run the Divine Theatre i

♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥
Feb 10, 2015 ♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥ rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-for-review
It's LIVE * *

I simply love the writing style of Kitty French. Her erotic scenes are always a special treat flowing sensually throughout the prose. Genie is fanciful and different in terms of it's premise. A STANDALONE that offers a slow build and, if I'm honest, took me a little longer than usual to connect to the characters and the story but in the end, especially the last 30 ish%, Kitty French gave me the feels I needed. Genie is beautiful, erotic and romantic and has th
Feb 21, 2015 Catarina rated it really liked it
4 Burlesque Stars.

Genie is a burlesque dancer, whose family theater is going to a rough phase. So when her uncle decides to sell it at her back, she isn’t happy with it. The man interested in buying it, is Abel Kingdom. A gym entrepreneur that left England a few years ago and trade it for Australia. He has his own agenda and his own secrets for buying the theater, secrets that prevent him to accept Genie in his life, even when things between them get to hot to be denied. So when he finally have
Lisa Jayne
Feb 14, 2015 Lisa Jayne rated it liked it

"Feathers. Lies. Glitter. Secrets. Lust."


Kitty French will always have a place in my heart, her previous 'knight' series hosts one of my favourite ever heroes. So with that in mind I was hoping to fall helplessly in love with another one of Kitty's must read men. 'Genie' was a much anticipated 2015 release and so you can imagine my excitement when I was invited to read and review this sparkly, sexy looking novel. Overall 'Genie' is a likeable, sensual standalone with a d
Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
3.5 Stars

I don't like him, he doesn't like me, and then every now and then we meet in the middle and rip each other's clothes off.

I adore Kitty French and there is no other trope I love more than the hate-to-love. So this book should have been a guaranteed winner for me, right? And right up until the halfway mark it really was. But I'll get to that in a bit...

Abel is in London for a business transaction and nothing else. He's there to watch the infamous Burlesque performance of the debilitat
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
Feb 11, 2015 Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️ rated it really liked it
Shelves: hot-and-sexy, arc
4-4.5 Stars

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I have to say that when I hear that Kitty French is releasing a book, I do the happy dance. She has a way with her storytelling that I know whatever the story, it will be wonderful. This story is about love, determination, forgiveness and being triumphant over your past. It's also sexy hot!!!

Abel Kingdom is strong, sexy, complicated, driven and doesn't love. He is a man who gets what he wants and he wants Theatre Devine. He wants this property; he thinks it will ease a sadness/hatre
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️
4 Sexy Burlesque stars!

Live on AMZ!

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Abel Kingdom hates strippers and prostitutes. With. A. Passion. A wealthy businessman from Australia, he's returned to his childhood home, London, to remove some of the negative memories of his childhood. He plans to buy The Devine Theatre and turn the hedonistic strip-fest called art into an exercise club. It may not take away his childhood scars but it'll help...

Genie Devine's entire life lies within The Devine Theatre. Ever since he
Apr 26, 2014 Eliza rated it really liked it

Title: Genie
Series: Standalone
Author: Kitty French
Release date: 24th February, 2015
Rating: 3.5-4 "Divine" stars
Cliffhanger: No
HEA: (view spoiler)

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Genie Divines's world revolves around her Uncle Davey and their beloved theatre, The Theatre Divine. Housed in London's East End, they regale patrons with their unique atmosphere and tantalising burlesque shows. It's a world Genie knows, loves and revels in. A world that's about to be rocked.

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Someone who does not share their whims
Arabella ~♡AB♡~
★★★★ 3.75 Stars ★★★★

Amazon UK:

Genie Divine is a Burlesque dancer, raised by her uncle she is as committed to his London theatre as much as he is, so when she spots a dark handsome stranger in secretive meetings with him she demands to know what is going on.

Abel Kingdom has spent most of his life in Australia escaping his tormented past. He is back in town and wants to buy the theatre and demolish it.

He wants nothing to do with the w
Positively brilliant!
She wanted to make him come so hard his knees would buckle, yet at the same time she wanted to clamp her hands around his throat and stop his breath. It was exhausting, and she was more than aware that the sexual tension was distracting her from the real and urgent business of raising enough money to keep hold of the theatre.
An enemies to lovers modern romance with a delicious burlesque twist!

The witty dialogue was the real star of this story - the back and f
3.75 STARS


“Genie” was my first read from this author and hopefully it won’t be my last. While it wasn’t a 5 stars for me and I didn’t love it, I really enjoyed it. The premise was unique, something else entirely from what I read so far and I was attracted by it from the start.

He wants her theatre. She wants him dead.

Our heroine, Genie Divine is the most beautiful and talented Burlesque dancer of Theatre Divine, a London’s theatre run by her and her uncle Davey Divine. She loves this theat
Feb 14, 2015 Wendy'sThoughts rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Kitty French Fans, Romance
4 She Want's To Love You Stars * * * *
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Kitty French will always have a very special place in my reading heart. She hit me hard with her character Lucien in Knight&Play. He was the first character I actually thought about as if he could be real...a man like that out in the world...someone I would give anything to know. He still pops into my head periodically... and I smile every time.

But it wasn't just the man Ms. French created... it was the detailed story and ro
Mirjana ***Let's Sound It Out - - - Mary-On-A***

***3.5 Burlesque Stars***

”I don’t like him, he doesn’t like me, and then every now and then we meet in the middle and rip each other’s clothes off.”

Genie Divine is a modern-day burlesque dancer. As a very young child she was dropped off by her mother on the doorstep of her Uncle Davey’s theater. Genie grew up surrounded by glitter, sequins and music. The Divine Theater has been a part of her life for as far back as she can remember. She grew up there, works there and lives there. The theater
Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
Book – Genie
Author – Kitty French
Publication Date – February 26, 2015
Genre – Romance
Type – Stand Alone
Cliffhanger - No
Rating – 4.25 out of 5 Stars

Complimentary Copy generously provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.
My Thoughts - Story
My first thoughts while reading this story is how much I hate Abel…I think that feeling encompassed the whole adventure and found it diverting my enjoyment of Genie a bit. The hated poured out of me toward Abel which you can witness in my status
Claire Robinson
Jan 24, 2015 Claire Robinson rated it really liked it
4 - Business and pleasure, a bad mix as always. Stars!

Genie is not my first ride on the technicolor express train that is the marvel we also call the imagination of Kitty French. This lady does romance, just not a we know it. Unusual locations, intriguing characters, interesting pasts, unexpected futures. You get it all in one of her books and more.

Burlesque is not something Abel Kingdom has much interest in or any tolerance for, ask him why, and he will likely tell you it's just stripping/prost
Genie has two things that she can count on. Her uncle and the Divine Theatre. So when Abel Kingdom shows up wanting nothing more than to buy it and turn it into a gym, she isn’t about to give up that easily. But beyond the fight to keep the one place that has always been her home – Genie has to fight the insane sexual attraction she feels for the man that can’t seem to see past what she does for a living.

I loved the dynamic between these two characters! The hatred nearly matched the crazy attrac
Paige  Bookdragon
Genie: Approved to be recommended

Hit it up! Hit it up! Show me how you burlesque!

Oh wow guys. No wonder a lot of people loved this book. I few weeks ago I saw a friend of mine gave this book a wonderful spoiler free review and I was hooked! The
story is unique, the blurb is captivating and the cover is absolutely eye-catching. What more can you ask for?

The story revolves around Genie and Abel and their steamy sexy "war" as to who will keep the Divine Theater.

(Let's talk about the hero fir
The Hopeless Romantics Book Blog
Review: Surj 4.5 stars..

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Kitty French, it's been a while honey but the wait was absolutely worth it. The minute "Genie" landed on my kindle I couldn't wait to get stuck in because I knew this was going to be a fantastic read. Well, this author hasn't let me down so far and if the teasers were anything to go by, I was in for one hell of a bumpy ride... and I wasn
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Mar 01, 2015 Jenny - TotallybookedBlog rated it really liked it

“You’re so incredibly lovely, Genie…So fucking incredibly lovely.”

The evocativeness of Kitty French’s writing reeled us into Genie’s story from the onset. There’s no doubt about it, Kitty French is a spectacular writer. Her words sweep across the page in a vividness that had us living and breathing the theatrics, seduction and beauty of Genie’s Burlesque world.

The sensuality of the story, the sexual chemistry between this passionate couple didn’t just sizzle….it teased and taunted before erupt
Feb 27, 2015 Irida rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

I hate love stories like this!!

I had big expectations for this book but it really disappointed me. It began well, but soon the story took a direction I didn't like. The writing was really good though, that's why the 3.5 rating. Probably I will read from this writer again. Because even though I didn't love it, it kept my interest high till the end.

This is a book about one of those loves where you give all of yourself, your heart, even your dignity to the other person and he repeatedly ke
Feb 20, 2015 Cristina rated it really liked it
A beautiful story involving the superb Genie Devine (such a stage name I know...but it was actually her real name :P)...a beautiful burlesque dancer that takes the act of seduction and makes it art...




...and a hot Australian gym mogul named Abel that has one rule: He doesn't fuck prostitutes or stripers.


But things get pretty complicated when Abel and Genie are drawn to each other but he discovers she is actually the burlesque dancer he lusted over...and in his eyes that's the same thing as a stri
✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰



28-year-old Genie has been left on her uncle's doorsteps by her mother when she was just a little baby. Her uncle took her in. Into his family's theatre. The Divine Theatre. And this theatre is now Genie's whole life. She's a burlesque dancer in the show. Her uncle's doing a drag-queen-part. But he wants to retire. To California with his boyfriend. And he doesn't have the money to pay for the new roof and lots of other he decides to sell out to Abel Kingdom - a gym chain guy from Au
Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Feb 19, 2015 Gitte TotallyBookedBlog rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015

“You’re so incredibly lovely, Genie…So fucking incredibly lovely.”

The evocativeness of Kitty French’s writing reeled us into Genie’s story from the onset. There’s no doubt about it, Kitty French is a spectacular writer. Her words sweep across the page in a vividness that had us living and breathing the theatrics, seduction and beauty of Genie’s Burlesque world.

The sensuality of the story, the sexual chemistry between this passionate couple didn’t just sizzle….it teased and taunted before erupt
What a Fun, Steamy Read!!

Full review Here:

Welcome to Devine and prepare to be Mesmerized by the one and only Genie...

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This was such a fun and sexy read. I devoured it in one sitting.. I could picture the old theater, hear the sensual rhythm to the music and the background mummers...I adore the whole Burlesque theme behind the story line and how Passionate Genie was about it. throughout I felt as if I was watching a movie.

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Jul 17, 2015 Jacqueline rated it really liked it
3.5 glitter gets everywhere stars.

This one had great love-hate fuelled tension, mucho smut and it was set in an old London theatre that I can see quite vividly in my mind now so I should've been blown away by this, but I'm afraid it wasn't quite there for me.

I loved the set up and the tension at the beginning, but the repetition of them jumping one another's bones then saying something to push the other away began to wear me down. I found it hard to fall for Abel when he was so fickle and, well
Sammy ⭐️
Aug 12, 2014 Sammy ⭐️ rated it liked it
Shelves: stand-alone, 3-star
3.75 stars

Genie, after being dumped on the steps of her uncles Burlesque theatre, has spent her life surrounded by the glitz and glamour of Burlesque dancing. The Theatre has a special place in her heart, so when her uncle starts acting strange she's determined to find out what's going on.

Abel, is back in London, a place he never expected to return to after running from a broken past. Owning a chain of Gym's, the theatre is the perfect place for his next project, if only he can convince the st
Feb 20, 2015 MELISSA marked it as to-read
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Kay (❦ ᴗ ❦ ✿) BooksandMe
Genie/Gigi/G Devine. A burlesque dancer. Beautiful, seductive, and sexy. Someone with a big heart.

Abel Kingdom. Grade A bastard. Abel fucking Kingdom. A broken man. And downright hot.

It start off with the dance. Anticipation builds as the teasing is made slow and hot and makes you want for more. Genie’s performance that night was the best ever compared to her other performances, but I was quite disappointed with it though. The taking it too slow, slow, slow was okay but I get since she’s into bu
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This is a trilogy right? 1 42 Jul 18, 2014 08:02AM  
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  • Bend, Don't Break (Irrevocable, #2)
  • Jolted (Conflicted Encounters #1)
  • Claiming What's His (What's His, #1)
  • Succumbing (Scars and Sorrow Saga, #2)
  • The Innocent Liar
  • A Sweet Affair (Atlanta Affair, #2)
  • Savior (Keepers of Hell, #1)
  • Keep Me (Shelter Me, #3)
  • Deeper (The Deeper Chronicles #1)
  • Lies Beneath the Surface (Buried Secrets, #2)
  • Return to Grace Street (Chapter 8, #2)
  • The Good One
  • Unbearable: A Dark Erotic Romance (Unbearable, #1)
  • Weak Without Him (Weakness, #2)
  • Wicked Ways (Dark Hearts, #1)
  • Sinclair (Acquisition, #0.5)
  • The Word Master
Romantic comedy and paranormal comedy writer for Bookouture. Wine drinker, fairy light addict, disorganised wife and mom.
Also writes romantic comedy as Kat French for HarperCollins.
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