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Malum: Part 1

(The Elite King's Club #4)

4.71  ·  Rating details ·  739 ratings  ·  351 reviews
“Love is savage, love is blind, love is something they may not find…”
Once upon a time, there was a young girl who lived in a battered trailer, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks.
One day, she fell down The Elite Kings’ rabbit hole. Sucked into a dark vortex of lies, hate, and deceit, and spat out by money, glitz, and power.
There were things this little girl didn’t kn
Published March 2019
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KAT ♕ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books ♕
Image and video hosting by TinyPic Image and video hosting by TinyPic MALUM: PART #1 Is the fourth full length New Adult novel in Amo Jones ‘Elite Kings Club’ series.

Boys like Nate are lethal, because you fall for their charm, their jokes, and their beautiful faces. By the time you find yourself lost in their darkness with their demons lurking around you, it's too late. They suck you in with charisma and spit you out with sin. Image and video hosting by TinyPic
This review isn't going to make an ounce of sense, my brain is fried, I binge read this series up to this book and my thoughts and f
Sarah - Musings of the Modern Belle
BETA READ - my mind is f***ing blown. I’m so messed up that I can’t form a thought other than I LOVED!! The kings are back my friends and better than ever! Amo is genuis at twisting my heart and mind in equal measure and delivering heroes that wreck my soul!



Just like the previous three books in the series, Malum will keep you riveted to its pages, trying to decipher any little clue, any piece of foreshadowing, and lost in the hate and lo
Tijuana *Book Twins Reviews*
I don’t even know what my emotions are doing right now??? I’ve oscillated from feeling all the feels to being dead and numb inside. I need wine, chocolate, and possibly therapy after finishing the mind f*ck of the century!

Amo Jones, what have you done to me!!!! Gah! Nate is my King!

I fell head over heels in love with him during the first 3 books. Getting to know him better in this book just reaffirmed those feelings. He’s a complete and total contradiction. A scary and menacing enemy at time

It's easy to sit down and analyze a book like Malum and be left with nothing but more questions. You'll ask yourself where in the world are teens like this that are dealing with situations people twice their age wouldn't even be able to deal with. And why aren't any of them in therapy or just seriously effed in the head. But that's also the great thing about this book, and all of Amo Jones' writing. You get so sucked into the story
Natalie The Biblioholic
What in the actual frickity frack?! Amo, you know I love you, but whoa!! You tapped into some other ish with this one. To say I loved it would be dumbing it down. It wouldn't sufficiently tell you how I truly felt about this story. If you've met any of the Elite Kings before, you know that they're a heck of a lot more than meets the eye. So far, Nate takes the cake on the whole looks can be deceiving thing because NOTHING I've learned so far prepared me for the man featured in this book. NOTH ...more
Bex (Beckie Bookworm)
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WOOAH!! my heads in a bit of a tailspin at this moment starting with that finale.
This was a head Eff of epic proportions and I can honestly say I have no real clue bar the slightest sliver of what is actually occurring here.
Up is down, left is right and what's real is so not what you ever think.
Everything is a game that somebody's forgotten to sit down and explain the rules to and if you think the first three books were abounding with manipulations and agendas well this one is also just as evil
 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
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Well this was an introduction to an effed up world. I’m still scratching my head over the fact that no one and I mean NO ONE is in therapy. How is that even possible?!! This was a new kind of crazy and even though I’m still somewhat confused, I like crazy.

Without having read the previous books in the series, I immediately went into this story with a bit of hesitation because I had no clue what this author’s writing style was like and if I was going to love it or not, and I didn’t want to feel l
Little Steamy Reads
I'm so freaking emotionally drained that I can't find the right words to describe this book... My head and heart are completely messed up...

I thought I knew what to expect from Amo Jones. Well... The author decided to prove to me that I was wrong. What is MALUM for me? One big emotional surprise. And even though I feel like I'm going to bleed out right now I have to bow down to Amo... Because in creating this story, the author has outdone herself, and the hole she left in my heart can’t be quick
Mar 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


Title: Malum: Part 1 (Elite King's Club)
Author: Amo Jones
Publication Date: March 12, 2019


When you read an Amo Jones book, you know you are boarding a train that is wild, Dark and gritty.  Even knowing that, I will be the first to admit that it's going to take me a while to get over this book. So many tiny heart.

So I am just going to give it to you straight, Malum is going to wreck your brain. Malum was insane!

The thing that surprised me most was how emotionally invested I was w
Bookgasms Book Blog
Mar 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ratula
Gah!!! When Amo Jones drops on my kindle I know for a fact I'm in for a mindeff of epic proportions. That is exactly what she delivered with Malum. Nate and Tillie were deliciously dark, volatile and explosive romance #goals! I absolutely loved the intrigue, mystery and the mother of all bombs that was dropped. You never knew what was going to happen next which perfectly describes an Amo Jones novel to a T - she never pulls her punches and is one step ahead of the game with a knockout story.

Marta Bo
Mar 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
People I'm begging You please .... show some patience this woman aka me.... don't hate me.... don't block me... don't report me...

Why???? Because THE ONLY WORD I WANT TO SAY is big fat F * C K !!!!

I've just read The End of "Malum. PART 1". My mind is boiled and I can do only one sure thing right now - staring on the wall.

If You expect in my review some perfect words, used in perfectly literary way... well...get lost, You won't find them here. My emotions are damn crazy.... Hell I'm not even su
Mar 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: re-read, asshole
I finally got my hands on Nate’s story! I’ve been dying to get a glimpse inside his head to see what really goes on in there for ages.

I’m staying away from the storyline in this review because, as with any Amo Jones’ books, it’s best to go into this knowing as little as possible.

We met both Nate and Tillie in the previous Elite Kings books (if you haven’t read them, what are you waiting for?) and I’ve been impatiently waiting to get their story. Their already complicated relationship gets even
Jamie Johnson
Feb 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book chewed my heart up and spit it out and I loved every second of it. I feel for Tillie, she hasn’t had a good lot in life but she faces it like the bada$$ she is and Nate...Nate is dark, cruel, violent,....Nate is protecting himself behind his anger.

I’ve read a lot of great books, that I absolutely love, but only a few have had characters that resonated with me like Nate and Tillie. You can FEEL the emotions of this book and that is the true testament to how great of an author Amo Jones
Janell Lovell
Mar 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Omg where to start with Malum....Nate is simply LIFE! I’m not even kidding when you think the other boys are bad Nate takes the that to a whole new bad boy level. Yes you do want to slap him at times but then you want to jump into bed with the **** lol he doesn’t make it easy for our Tillie when she needs his help but you will find out why pretty fast.

Amo I don’t know how she does it but there’s always an evil plot you don’t see coming and boy did she hide this at the end seriously you DO NOT s
Chelle  Myers
Mar 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
How do you get over the biggest book hangover of your life? Seriously guys I can’t even tell you how much this book fucked me up! The BEST kind of fucked up! THIS is why we read! This gut wrenching soul crushing kind of love for characters and their story that consume you! This incredible writing that leaps from the pages grabs you by the heart and refuses to let go! I didn’t just read this book I lived and breathed every word! If you don’t feel like this after
Mar 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Why Amo? Why must you do these cruel things to me? WHY? I’m in a state right now. A bad state. A horrible, mind blowing, leave me the hell alone of everything, state. YOU ARE MEAN, and EVIL. But, I’m still reading your books. Because why? I can’t stop. I CANNOT QUIT YOU.

There are SO many loose ends tied up in this book, and I’m so grateful to have the back story on Tillie because it really helps you understand things that were going on in the first three books. Things that I desperately wanted t
Rachel Tucker
Mar 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Malum Part 1 by Amo Jones was beyond dark and twisty perfection. This book will make you question everything about your mental stability. Jones gives the reader an truly epic mind game.

From the very first word until the last, I was consumed by this story and these characters. I was consumed by what I was thinking... what these characters were thinking. My mind felt like it was in a game of cat and mouse and I didn’t know what I wanted in this story. The wide variety of emotions that Amo is able
Mar 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Amo fuckin Jones! What an amazingly talented author. The silver swan series is one of my favourites and one I re-read time and time again. I thought there was NO way that Amo could top it... well she has just proved me wrong MASSIVELY!!

Malum is gritty, Raw, emotional, dark, epic and a complete page turner.
You can feel the blood sweat and tears from Amo’s writing just pouring off the page when you read and let me tell you, when you can feel the dam
Mar 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
6 Stars!

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Amber- Leave Me Alone I'm Reading
Holy motherfucking fuck!! There is not enough profanity on earth for me to properly express my emotions for the brutal mindfuck that is this fucking book. Nate and Tillie were everything I imagined and more. I can’t even deal, Amo! WTF!! I’m gonna need Malum Part 2 like right fucking now!!!
Casey ~BookObsessionConfessions~
Still no answers with the main plot points. Tillie and Nate turned into being exact replicas of Bishop and Madison and totally deviated from their characters from the previous books in this series.... And these are just the tip of the iceberg with the amount of issues I had with this book, which I'll get into later when I post my full review.
“The devil furnishes his darkest souls with the prettiest smiles.”

I can’t remember the last time I’ve read a book that played my mind as much as Malum just did. I feel like it ate my soul and is still munching with pleasure. My mind keeps spinning and I have a vague idea it will only stop until I can finally start reading Malum Part 2. So let’s welcome my current heavy book hangover.

”I’m not one of your preppy princesses. You can’t break what you didn’t build.”

Amo Jones delivered a brilliant sto
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
4.5 Stars ~ Jess

Holy Hell!

And I don't even know where to begin with this. First, you must read the books in the series. And for those like me, I was dying to get my hands on this book. We were left in limbo and I needed to know what happened with Tillie. Luckily we find out what happened, sadly it is a twisted web of sh*t she's gotten herself stuck in. Tillie started as a secondary character that I wanted to know more about and always wondered what her importance to the story would be and now we
Camila Matuella
Mar 18, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 *Crazy * estrelas

Que livro mais louco, diferente de muita coisa que li, pesado, mas bem escrito, a cada capítulo eu ficava mais nervosa/ansiosa para o próximo de um jeito que não conseguia largar ele nem pra dormir (acho que dormi agarrada no Kindle) . Personagem feminina foda ? Temos
Personagens masculinos loucos ? Temos
História boa ? Temos

Mas temos também que esperar o próximo livro que espero que seja para ontem.

Obs : eu não li os outros livros e eu acho que eu deveria, mas peguei todos
Mar 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ FIVE FUCKING STARS!!!! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Jesus, what the ever-loving fuck was that?!? 😱😱 Holy Shit— in true Amo fashion, Malum is a complete Mind fuckery!!!

From the start to the finish, it had me hooked! Fucking hooked, like a little Amo was having a chill in my brain unleashing her mind fuckery into my brain like glitter...

This book had me on edge throughout the whole thing, The bad arse that Tillie, even though she’s not had a good life growing up, she faces that shit head on in true bad arse style.
Paula D
Mar 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Holy hell! What a crazy read. I was hoping what was going on in my head while reading it that the author did go there and she did in every way and I loved it! Tillie is one strong, intense girl and goes through even more. Nate is one alpha jerk and damn did he make me want him even more. This book is intense, dark, edge of your seat moments that leave you with your mouth open saying WHAT! I can’t wait for the second book! 5/5 stars
Mar 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Five stars. I'll be back with a proper review when I can pick my jaw (and panties) up off the floor...
Mar 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc-dbo, my-fav


If I could give this book 5 million stars I would, but even then, it wouldn't be enough. Holly Molly, I thought the first three books were WOW, but MALUM is ten million F@@king WOW. Amo Jones successfully ruined and marked me for life...This is not your typical Romance story,  no, this is pure chaos!

MALUM is the fourth book in The Elite King's Club Series by Amo Jones and I highly recommend you read the first three books in the series before you start MALUM. You will miss way
Mar 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: amo-jones, favorites
You ain't ready for this! Ain't NOBODY ready for all that goes down in this m*ther bleeping book!

Oh.My.GAWD *cries*

Can't. Even.Process *stares off*



This story went to places I did NOT expect! I. Feel. RAW. I am emotionally and mentally drained! I didn't sleep much last night (heck I haven't slept the last couple nights because I've been lost within this mind blowing world). My mind is a kaleidoscope of endless questions! This book has my mind, bo
Mar 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019-arc-reads
Yep, Amo Jones did just what I thought she would do - gave me one of the biggest book hangovers of my life...and a regular hangover because of the copious amounts of alcohol that were needed to get through this book! She will blow your mind - she will take you down all the dark and dirty trails of The Elite Kings all while dangling the charming yet vengeful Nate Malum in front of you. He is every one of my fantasies come true and no matter how broken or bold he is - I still want him!

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