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Mafia Prince

(Royal Mafia #2)

4.06  ·  Rating details ·  326 ratings  ·  71 reviews
Being a Valenti can be a godsend, or a curse.

For me it’s both.

There was a time when I thought I wanted a different life. A life with her. But that changed the day she left—the day she ripped my heart out.

Now I’m a heartless bastard with the tendency to not give a shit.
I live my life like a man with nothing to lose. Reckless, ruthless, callous, and consumed by nothing but
Published June 26th 2018 by Crave Publishing
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Jun 28, 2018 rated it did not like it
WARNING - This review will contain spoilers so if you do not want to know what this book is about, don’t read any further!!!

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Nov 02, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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3.5 stars!

Jun 26, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

My, my...

Bella J never fails to deliver an intense, dominant and passionate alpha, and, hands down, Dante Valenti is a pure bred one.

I loved Mafia princess, and the main protagonists there, Lorik & Karina, but as much as I was captivated by Dante, the object of his love/obsession Layla Moore, was a 'weaker' link, for me.

A girl who broke him long time ago by leaving him without answers, without a reason or a clue, and then miraculosly appeared in his sight suddenly awakenibg the fire of love in h
Catherine Bibby (Rochelle's Reviews)
I received a copy and voluntarily left a review and all opinions are my own.

I was beyond excited when I found out that Bella J. had created some more of the Valenti family, because I love me some Valentis! Bella J. brings us back to this world full of intrigue, suspense, and sexy, sexy action to get up close and personal with Karina's older brother Dante Valenti. It wasn't long and I was completely immersed in the mysterious push and pull between Dante and Layla and hanging on every word they u
Jul 25, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

4.5 Stars

***Review to come
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Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
First off I am going to say I must be real effed up to have loved this story. There were so many effed up things about the main characters that I had to laugh at myself because I wanted to jump through the kindle a few times to kick some serious a$$ I mean the mafia prince Dante was no saint far from it and he was messed up and then Layla lord help me Jesus Layla was all sorts of effed up and she drove me crazy. She had me wanting to beat the shizz out of her a few times. She was a selfish biatc ...more
Jun 30, 2018 rated it liked it
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Jun 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book from the publisher/author to review for Stephanie's Book Reports.

Being a Valenti can be a godsend, or a curse. For me it is both. There was a time when I thought I wanted a different life. A life with her. But that changed the day she left-the day she ripped my heart out. Now I am a heartless bastard with the tendency to not give a shit. I live my life like a man with nothing to lose. Reckless, ruthless, callous, and consumed by nothing but darkness. But she is bac
✨Cushin Violeta's Bookish Realm✨(Claudia Cardoz)
Mafia Romance and Bella J. And I'm sold 😍... After reading Mafia Princess, Dante and Antonio had me craving for their books. I DEVOURED THIS BOOK SO FAST I DIDN'T EVEN REALISE..Page 1 into the book and SUCKED RIGHT IN. Dante is the brother who loves fun and all but is really wounded by a deep hurt from his past. The past when it comes back not only haunts him in the form of Layla but there are so many puzzles to be solved as to why would the same past return right in his face with none other tha ...more
Nov 15, 2018 rated it liked it
This is an ok book. Layla and Dante knew and loved each other years ago, but Layla left. When they see each other again after years of separation, they declare love again. But they are both holding secrets. Can they come out of the situation together once secrets are revealed? Like I said, it was an ok book, but I really wish there had been more "mafia" in the story, hard to explain this second chance book but worth the read

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily le
Kenya Wright
Mar 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
That ended pretty fast, but I thought it was a good book. I saw other reviewers thought the hero was a sicko bastard. Something is probably wrong with me, but I liked him a lot. :-p
Ana Rita
Jun 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh sweet mother of God.... This book is here and I couldn't be happier.... I was expecting it since May when I ended book 1. Let me just say that I was almost, almost insane. Lol
Everyone knows that I love Mafia books and Bella J. knows what she's doing.
Her writing is dark, wild, intense, forbidden and so much in between.
Mafia Prince is her latest release and it's the second book from the Royal Mafia series.
But let me tell you that you need to read book 1 first because despite they are standal
Beyond The Covers Blog
Jun 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: carrie
Dante was prepared to give up everything for Layla Moore. Instead, she broke him and turned him into a cold uncaring man that he is. He is now running his family’s Empire. Layla may have turned him into something uncaring and cold, but he is adamant that she still belongs to him, even if she is with the one person, he hates.

Dante wants answers as to why Layla left him and he'll get them. Layla knows what is at stake . There were secrets that forced her to play her hand. When all the secrets are
Brittany Alexander
Jun 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
Man, I absolutely LOVE Dante. Like love, love, love, love him. He's definitely my favorite Valenti. He's soft and sweet, but can also be hard and ruthless. He'll protect his family and all that he loves.

I couldn't put this book down. It kept on moving, very action-packed. Also filled with lots of love and a little sex.

Like the first book in this series, there isn't much to say about this book. Just that it was really good. And the ending, you really have me ready for Antonio's book now.
I think all these zeros have to be getting the same diagnosis because apparently falling into random vaginas( this darling has multiples) cures all ills. In this case orgies and booze helps him through the pain of the h leaving him...poor guy I could see how he'd mistake pu**y for therapy 😕 ...more
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Five years after Layla leaves Dante, Dante finds Layla on the arms of his enemy. Dante was ready five years ago to give up everything for her and now to see her again takes him back to his feelings for her.
Layla has secrets but she loves Dante. But there was a reason she had to leave when she did. Will Dante understand or will he make her leave also? Will Dante's secrets and lies force them apart?

Bella J is a wonderful writer and I have enjoyed these two books greatly!
Robyn Corcoran
Jun 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What an incredible story! I loved this second book! I can't wait for the third book!

The Mancuso Family show they are ready to fight back and the Valenti Family are about to be hit with a blast from the past that will be hard in which to recover.

I have to say there were many moments in this story that were very intense and quite dramatic, where emotions run the full gambit. There are some lighter moments, I do like Lucio, Dante's cousin, he has a quirky sense of humour even if it is laced with da
Qubra Modak
Jun 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So I absolutely love Mafia romances! You know that bad boy with a soft spot for that special someone? That is Dante!

He truly is the Mafia Prince. He is loyal to his family, with his heart ripped out and with him being left to bleed out after loosing the love of his life with no explanation, he becomes The Valentis deadly weapon and would lay his life down if it means his family is safe.

Layla...his "IT". His love. Left him with an empty space where his heart use to be. But why did she leave him w
Jennifer Pierson
Jun 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
There was a time that Dante Valenti was ready to give up the family business for Layla Moore, until the day that she left him. He looked for her for years, but when he never could find her, he finally gave in, and became what his family wanted him to be, but he never got over her. Finally after 5 years had gone by, and he's grown into the ruthless man his father wanted him to become, she resurfaces, which knocks his world into chaos. And to make matters worse, she shows up with his family's bigg ...more
She's a Lip Biter
Jun 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed the first book, Mafia Princess and can honestly say I was just as entertained if not even more by this story.

Dante Valenti and Layla Moore met when she was still a teenager and realistically he wasn't that much older. They quickly fell in love even though Dante had never told her about his criminal family. He was prepared to give them up for her, she was the one who left! Now back the puzzle pieces are being pushed around trying to be placed into their correct spots but the
Sherri Maughan
May 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Mafia Prince (Royal Mafia #2) is Dante's story. Dante is deliciously tormented and super hot. I was so into his story; I couldn't put it down and read it in one night. Bella J spins a tale with twists and turns, highs and lows, love and hate, devotion and emotion, everything that takes you on a roller coaster ride with the finest fictional alpha males!
Do yourself a favor and pick up the Royal Mafia books 1 and 2. You'll thank me later.
A Book Lover's Emporium Book Blog
I really, really enjoyed this book. It was written well and the plot was intriguing. However, like book one, I felt that certain key parts of the story were just really rushed through. Not quite as much as they were in the first book, but still left me with wanting a little more of the angst I was reaching for with this series. This would be an awesome book for someone who wants to read something a little darker but doesn’t want all of the bloody details. For me, I want to hear about all of the ...more
Zainab M.
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Bella J. continues her fineness with the second installment in Royal Mafia series focusing on the longing and enthralling love story of Dante Valenti and Layla Moore. Man, I can't get over Dante's love for his woman anytime soon. Take inspiration, hubby! This is how you love.

The second installment weaves a story of sacrifice and eternal love with Dante and Layla forever lovers but with Layla's sudden departure without a word, Dante shatters completely. After 5 long years, she's back, with none
Wendy Livingstone
Jun 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the 2nd book in this phenomenal series, and is Layla and Dante’s story. These two were passionately in love, when Layla left him breaking his heart in the process. Now 5 years later Layla is back on the scene on the arm of Dante’s arch enemy, and he is determined to find out from her why she just upped and left him. Dante is now running his families mafia, and he is a ruthless man. Will Layla reveal why she left? What will happen to their relationship when secrets are revealed? This is a ...more
Tanja OMGReads
Nov 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Well hello Dante 😍 is it crazy to love a mobster this much?!? I loved his passion for Layla and how much he loved her despite her leaving him 5 years ago without a single word or a clue how to find her. My heart was breaking when the truth was reveled and when she decided how to protect the ones she loves the most.

This series is turning out to be a fascinating read. Can't wait to start reading Mafia King and see in what kinda trouble will Antonio get himself in.

***Review copy requested and r
Suzy Baba (readaholicmom)
Aug 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 ⭐️’s......Wowwwww. This series is getting better and better.
Amelia Lopez
Oct 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a great short read finally a book with substance to it I think I’ve been reading books that barley give me the satisfaction of the five crowns! Emotion filled beautifully written very enjoyable.
Nov 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Another good one. Same characters but this is Dante’s story. Some predictability in there, but has surprises as well. Good read, great way to spend a few hours.
Christina  Fender
Nov 12, 2018 rated it liked it
Mafia Prince is the story of Dante and Layla. Dante and Layla had a very hot relationship, but very full of lies. Then she’s gone with a simple note and Dante is shattered. He becomes someone that no one could possibly want to try to forget her. Years later they find each other again and truths are revealed. Can they forgive each other their past sins?

I enjoyed this book, but I loved Mafia Princess more. These characters weren’t quite as likable as I generally prefer. It’s worth a read though.
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