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JAMES, A Bad Boy Billionaire Romance

(Night of the Kings #1)

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JAMES, A Bad Boy Billionaire Romance (Book One of the Night Of The Kings Series)

This is a story about love, taming hearts, and changing. It is about a good girl corrupting a bad boy who turns her into a bad girl. And then about a bad girl bringing the bad boy to his knees, and making him hers.
Rain meets James for the first time, fresh out of high school. Fascinated by him,
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Kindle Edition, 180 pages
Published March 27th 2017
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Jemima
Sep 28, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 actually

This book was fast paced... an instant gratification type of book with a cliffhanger.
I like it..didn't love it actually but if you're in a mood for something 'light' then give this one a go.. it's short but keeps you satisfied. It has your 'typical' bad boy, an innocent girl, and a sister I hated from the core of my being.
Coco.V
Apr 07, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Aly Plum
Sep 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 stars for sure!

This is a story about Rain and James.
Money has never been an issue for both of them I must say.
Only James has it all. He's the heir of his father's business. He's one of the kings of the dark castle. So young and powerful. It's easy to fall for him. He's following his father's steps and that includes to be totally closed to love.

Rain is taking a sabbatical year after high school. She's writing a book and is completely dependent of her parents She's trying to remedy that.
Desp
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Ariella
Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I couldn't put this book down. James is the bad boy while Rain is innocent. FYI I hated to love James. Rain sister Daria is rude and awful to her. James and his friends Lex and Eddie run a adult club. Where married people have affairs. Rain and James were in all honest perfect for each other. Overall my favorite book and can't wait for the next part.
Mandy Sawyer
Aug 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book gave me the feels! When I first started I struggled to put together what the book was about but that's because I didn't read the blurb. But the way Shayne writes is brilliant, I felt the tension between the characters. Very well written.
SBee Reviews
May 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Spellbindingly delicious storytelling...chomping at the bit to finish the rest of the series!

I received an Advance Reader Copy for James: Night Of The Kings Series Book 1 written by Shayne Ford and voluntarily reviewed this book. What a storyteller, and this is the first story I have read from this author. When I read the part about the Kings rolling in all mysteriously, cloaked in darkness, spied upon by Rain and her friend, I was totally drawn into the story from then on, and I could not put i
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morgan
Sep 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
Okay, okay, so here we go.

First, just to let ya'll know --> I have received this ARC in exchange for an honest review!

So, Rain had me like:

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Eve, had me at

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Then Daria, was like

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When at the same time, Lex was like

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Then there was...Ed?

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Then as all this shit is happening, the Lord gave us James

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Do you see my dilemma? I've finished this book, now hours ago, and I still can't.

I.

Just.

Can't.

So, here's the gist of why this book has me like this:

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When I get Arcs, or sign up for them, I'm expectin
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Monika
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Rebecca Austin
Sep 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: review-magic
Rain Morgan think her life is going pretty good but she constantly has issues with her older sister Daria. One night she goes to Red's and meets a man out in the parking lot who intrigues her but she knows he could break her heart.

James Sexton owns Red's and a lot of other properties in town. He is known as a womanizer along with his best friends, Lex and Ed.

James guards his heart tightly and as Rain begins to break down his walls will he let her in or find a way to break her heart?

This was an
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di9girl
Oct 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Argh! I need the next book. Talk about cliffhanger!!!
Felicia Eddy
Oct 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
I first have to say I have never read a Shayne Ford book before so I didnt know what to expect. I am happy to say I enjoyed the story - it is a classic story of a bad boy trying not to fall for the innocent girl.

James a millionaire who is in business with his best friends whose businesses are on the edge of being shady. Rain the beautiful younger girl who has been sheltered her entire life is looking for adventure and James just might be the person to give it to her. The problem is James needs
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Chelsea R Ortiz-Gonzalez
Mar 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Headline: I read, “To be Continued.” My reaction, "What the F**k!!"
The first 3 words caused the immediate reaction of the next 3 words. I yelled it so loud, I made myself jump along with my husband and 2 cats. I received James: A Night of the Kings Novel by Shayne Ford for my honest and voluntary review.
I don’t know how and I don’t know why, but this has got to be the one of the hottest books I have ever read, and that is saying something. I love me some smut. I’m not sure if it was the content
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Fern Risher

If you want things bad, then you'll get things just as nasty! James, A Bad Boy Billionaire is a read that will stoke your curiosity and interest.

James had a rough life and his outlook was deeply affected by it. Rain was an innocent girl with a bright disposition in life. The both have an intense attraction with each other that was unstoppable, however James couldn't handle it.

James, A Bad Boy Billionaire is a very intriguing read that will hook you until the end and will get you stoked for the
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Nicole Ortiz
Oct 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is James and Rain's. This book was good, fast paced read. Fair warning it ends in a cliffhanger. It's an interesting start well-written and can't wait to see what happens next. Once I started reading I was sucked into the story. I liked some of the characters, some I just couldn't stand like Daria (Rain's sister) total B*tch who was so nosy, jealous and judgemental even though she's no angel. Then you have the couple I think their relationship was hot and heavy they both knew what they were ...more
Caitlin
Sep 23, 2017 rated it liked it
I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review.


I struggled at first to like this book. There are a bunch of grammatical mistakes that are sometimes hard to overlook; grammar can really make or break a story for me! At times the storyline seemed choppy, and the connection between the characters seemed like it came out of no where without really any detail or build-up. It almost seemed unrealistic (although let's be real, are any of these connections realistic? Lol!) However, I di
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Rebecca
Mar 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
**I received this ARC in exchange for an honest voluntary review** WARNING: This ends with the dreaded cliffhanger!! Shayne is a new author for me even though I do own her other books & I'm definitely intrigued. Really didn't know what to expect with this story but I'm glad I picked it up. Interesting dynamic between James, the 25 y/o billionaire that doesn't believe in love or commitment & Rain, the 19 y/o naive virgin. Awesome development of all characters & the interactions betwee ...more
Ana
Sep 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I received this book for an honest review

Wow.. Mouth watering... addiction is what this book is ... if you love butterfly's in your tummy while rubbing your thighs together then this is definitely a book you want to read ... James just takes you to another level .. I was so into this book that I had to carry on and read book 2 and now on book 3 ... OMFG you will not be disappointed 👌👌
Nora Flood-Houston
Sep 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Rain is too good and pure for the billionaire bad boy Shayne. He has commitment Phobia and her sister has to be always causing problems. This book started a little discombobulated but once you get into the storyline flows and the naughtiness is great. Will they be able to strengthen their relationship and make it together? I don't do spoilers. So read it I think you will enjoy this romance. Remember this is a book in a series.
I received this ARC and I promised to leave an honest review, I did.
Booklover
Aug 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This must be hands down one of the best stories I have ever read. You can't put it down and for all the right reasons. James is the ultimate hot alpha male. To make things steamier his two best friends are on par with him. The mystery, the settings, the love story, and the life tale are well put together in a cinematic flow. The dialogue is tight and smart and funny. The villain in form of Rain's sister is perfectly drawn. It's rare when a book hits flawlessly every single point on a desirabilit ...more
Heather Bingham
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
James, a bad boy billionaire romance is the first of a series. It follows James, a local early 20's billionaire, 1 of 3 known as the Kings. James has inherited his fortune from his father, who died a few years ago. He is cynical about love and relationships after his mother walked out for a younger man when James was just a child. From there he's been exposed to escorts, and lived in a world where he sees men regularly cheat in their wives. Then there's Rain, an 18 year old virgin who to a certa ...more
Heather
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
James, a bad boy billionaire romance is the first of a series. It follows James, a local early 20's billionaire, 1 of 3 known as the Kings. James has inherited his fortune from his father, who died a few years ago. He is cynical about love and relationships after his mother walked out for a younger man when James was just a child. From there he's been exposed to escorts, and lived in a world where he sees men regularly cheat in their wives. Then there's Rain, an 18 year old virgin who to a certa ...more
Joyffree
Apr 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Our "King" may be losing his crown
What you won't get from this first book:

*Answers -this ends on a cliffhanger - though I will be the first to admit I never saw it coming- it is written so that it does not lessen what you have already read - it's not like a mid-scene cliff hanger

*The Warm Fuzzies - there is no HEA here people just the brutal truth (We can blame the cliff hanger)

What you will get:
*One intriguingly twisted story about greed, lust, and corruption
*A book hangover - This is one of t
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Gladys
Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
When Rain and her best friend Eve decide to try to catch a glimpse of The Kings it is for fun and out of curiosity. She has no idea the changes that this simple action will bring to her world. From the first moment of eye contact with James their attraction simmers and burns. Rain is eighteen and a virgin. James is twenty-five and doesn't believe in love or commitment. Once they meet neither on will be the same. When Rain is called upon to pick up her sister at Red's an adults only club. When he ...more
Kelsey
Feb 23, 2018 rated it liked it
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Darcy Smith
Apr 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book that I have read by Shayne Ford and I have to say that the writing is outstanding. This book draws you in and you can't put it down until you find out what happens. Oh but the agony, it ends in a cliffhanger so I have to wait to find out more. I love the characters chemistry and their interactions. James and Rain have such wonderful connections that you just keep rooting for them. James is the all out hot, dangerous bad boy and Rain the good girl that is just a little bad. ...more
Anne Baker
Sep 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was really pleased to do this honest review of an ARC I received from this fabulous author who has a knack of writing in great detail the psyche of all the characters which explains why they are all like they are. It begins with Rain and her best friend Eve. Fabulous start to this series. Darius is her slutty, devious sister who hates Rain with a passion. Rain then has her first meeting with James, Lex and Ed. James is not interested in a virgin at all or come to that any type of relationship. ...more
Rhonda Hicks
May 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shayne Ford has the unique ability to take her characters and storyline and weave a tale so realistic you feel like you know them and their situation personally. This isn't your glossed over boy meets girl love story. These characters are going through emotions and trials just like you and I. Even with all the flawed characters you won't be able to help yourself by falling in love with them. Rain is a 19 year old who has always been taken care of and has an idyllic belief in people and love. Jam ...more
Aly
Feb 02, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018
The beginning of Rain and James' story.
*I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Hot guy + young, inexperienced girl with a wild streak= super hot story! I like that even though Rain was fairly innocent, she still had some wild in her which made her a fun character. James is your typical bad boy, never settling down guy, but I still loved him and want more. Daria is the absolute worst, can not stand her. I wish Rain would kick her ass already. I got through this all
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Mary Fazzi
Mar 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018
Omg!!!! James is a hard ass and young. Being only 25 years old and having money isn’t always easy. Rain is a young girl/women who has always wanted to be someone. She takes a year off to become a writer when she meets James outside of his bar to pick up her sister. She’s falls for him fast but he isn’t a relationship type of guy. Heck, he can go from one to another girl in a moment till something or someone catches his eye and he an Rain have a hidden life together but when things hit the fan th ...more
Andrea Crawford
Mar 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
OH MY GOSH!! This is my first read for this author, and I am completely hooked! I am so checking out the rest of this series asap! The back story is given out throughout the book in ways that will keep you hooked. The dynamic between James and Rain is so different it is intriguing, James is world wise and understands that not all things are sunshine and rainbows. Rain is rather sheltered, she sees the good and happy things and doesn't see the real in life. I so want to enjoy the rest of their jo ...more
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Shayne Ford writes epic novels. Her stories feature hot-blooded men and adventurous, soulful women. She likes to write Series that are epic, layered, character-driven, have a dash of mystery and a lot of depth. She writes what she loves to read, and people who share her taste, devour her books. Her stories are not the typical romance, nor are they formulaic or fit a mold.

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Night of the Kings (1 - 10 of 16 books)
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