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Damien

(Stark Saga #6)

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From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author J. Kenner comes a new story in her Stark series…

I am Damien Stark. From the outside, I have a perfect life. A billionaire with a beautiful family. But if you could see inside my head, you’d know I’m as f-ed up as a person can be. Now more than ever.

I’m driven, relentless, and successful, but all of that means nothing wit
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Kindle Edition, 213 pages
Published January 8th 2019 by Evil Eye Concepts, Incorporated
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✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰
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EEEEEP!!! Nikki and Damien Stark are back with another FULL-LENGTH-NOVEL!

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I hope we'll get books and novellas about the Starks forever and ever and ever!☺

This time we finally have Damien's point of view!

And he starts with a little back-in-time moment to Dallas - when he met Nikki at that beauty pageant!

He knew right away that she was the one for him, but it took six years until she was finally his. Adorable.

It's been a week since their little girl Anne has been home after the kidnapping. And poo
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Raj
Jan 12, 2019 rated it it was ok
Please don't open Pandora's box unless you like spoilers.

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Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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2019 is the year for me to get really back into my love of reading and thanks to J. Kenner, she has reminded me once again why I fell in love with her books. The story of Damien and Nikki have always held a special spot in my heart. These two had an intense passion and connection like no other and so for all their trials and tribulations, it is no surprise that their love, trust and lives are tested once again in Damien.

Damien and Nikki a
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Bookgasms Book Blog
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: missy
I’ve devoured every word related to Damien Stark, Nikki Fairchild and Stark International, and have been dying to get a true peek inside Damien’s head. And, whoa, did I ever in this brilliant, “didn’t put it down until I read every word” book. Seriously, if I could rate Damien 10, 20, 30 stars I would.

Damien’s all encompassing love, devotion and need to protect at all costs dominance leaps off the pages of this book. Damien picks up just where Lost With Me ended and takes off running. I couldn’
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Sandy S
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
DAMIEN (Stark Saga #6) by J. Kenner

4.5 stars--

ABOUT THE BOOK: Release Date January 8, 2019

I am Damien Stark. From the outside, I have a perfect life. A billionaire with a beautiful family. But if you could see inside my head, you’d know I’m as f-ed up as a person can be. Now more than ever.

I’m driven, relentless, and successful, but all of that means nothing without my wife and daughters. They’re my entire world, and I failed them. Now I can barely look at them without drowning in an abyss of s
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Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
"His. No matter how much he fucked up, no matter how far off the path he strayed, she would always be his. Always be his beacon back home again. Back to her."

This amazing story has been a long time coming and it was well worth the wait. Damien is a man that knows how to keep a secret and I've been dying to get inside his head. I agree that "In the cutthroat world of buying and selling the universe, it was handy to have a reputation as a major badass." But, it was also that reputation that pu
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Bookmarks by Jasmina
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I fell in love with the story about Nikki and Damien long time ago. I was so happy and excited when I've heard that J.Kenner wrote more about them, especially from Damien POV. It was great to come back to their world like a visit from an old best friends.
Note: If you haven't read previous Stark Saga books, then you should start from the beginning to truly understand whole story. There can be some spoilers in my review.

This time I could drown into Damien's head and see his deep fellings, fears an
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Sofia Lazaridou
Jan 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 books and I don't know how many novellas later we got Damien's book! An entire book from his point of view as we have been asking for a long long time! I wasn't expecting everything we got and a few things came as a surprise to me. During the 27441791 stories about Nikki and Damien, he always seemed to be the kind of man who doesn't let anything bring him down and nothing can shake him. He was the one supporting Nikki and their relationship was rarely about the other way. In this book we I saw ...more
Gloria Herrera for As You Wish Reviews
Safety is an illusion to a man like Damien unless he can be assured he has all under control. After his daughter Anne's kidnapping, he has taken extreme measures to increase the protection around his family. But is this enough?

In this book, we get to understand just how deeply Damien's guilt runs as he tries to regain control of what surrounds him. Interestingly enough though, no matter how much he has tried to ensure his family's safety, not all closest to him should be trusted and they are abo
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Melissa Schaub
Dec 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh Damien...this is the latest book in the Stark series and for the first time, told entirely from Damien’s POV. We have seen Nikki side and it is what made me fall in live with this couple and their world but seeing life through Damien’s eyes is an experience in itself. I am amazed that this author is able to make such a strong and powerful character, vulnerable and scared. Especially since we have come to love him being the rock for everyone else.

This book picks up after Damien and Nikki are
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Heather andrews
Dec 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
There's no BS with Nikki when she's talking to her man, "her eyes narrowed as she studied him, obviously trying to read his mind. “Bull****. We make our own luck, Damien. You’ve told me so over and over again.” Damien takes some serious disrespect when his woman isn't being treating well, “and I’m the one with the money and the power to make your life miserable if I don’t like the tone you take with my wife. Are we clear?” I loved being inside Damien's head, I enjoyed reading things from his per ...more
Lana-White Hot Reads
Jan 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
We finally get a book told in Damien's POV and I freaking loved it. You see what he thinks about Nikki and everything that goes on his head and world. How he beats himself up and the memories he's keeping. The chemistry between Damien and Nikki is intense that you can't help but love them both. His brain is truly a piece of art.
Michele
Jan 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 0119, con-rom, priority
See the full review at HarlequinJunkie.com

Actual Rating: 4.5 Stars

This is what fans of J. Kenner’s Stark saga have been waiting for–Damien’s book, told strictly from his POV!! And oh just you wait until you get an up close and personal look into the fascinating mind of this business legend and his thoughts on his wife and daughters, the loves of his life. One word: swoon.

Damien Stark has become one of those larger than life characters who instantly steals the show whenever J. Kenner adds him to
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Rebecca
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Damien Stark and Nikki have been one of my favorite book couples since J. Kenner introduced them to her readers in their very first book, Release Me; their love story is one full of passion, devastation, heartbreak, suspense, love, and sacrifice. But through all of the obstacles that they’ve faced, both individually and as a couple, the one thing that has always been clear is that they are the other half of one another’s soul…that they were always meant to be together because they keep each othe ...more
Tricia
Jan 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
In this latest book following the lives of Damien and Nikki Stark, Damien does a lot of soul searching in the aftermath of previous events, his guilt bringing back disturbing and distressing memories of his past. Still the cutthroat businesses man, hearing everything from his point of view, gaining an insight into his thoughts, gives him an air of vulnerability not seen before. His mental torment and distress at not being able to protect his family bleeds from the pages and is almost too much to ...more
Shelly Reynolds
Dec 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
"But you do like your secrets, Mr. Stark."
"I've lived with them my whole life. They're like old friends."
"I get that. But introduce your wife to those friends every once in a while, okay?"

Can we ever get enough of Damien and Nikki? NEVER!!! The ultimate couple - with unwavering love and trust, an unending need for each other in mind, body, and soul. There is nothing Nickki wouldn't do for Damien, and nothing in this world, he wouldn't do for her.

Damien Stark - master of his corporate empire, de
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TheGuideToRomanceNovels
Dec 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
IF I COULD GIVE THIS A HIGHER STAR RATING, I WOULD!!!!!

Also, for clarification, this is not my first time reading the lovely J. Kenner books. She happens to be one fo my "very firsts" read from (many years ago). To this day I LOVE her books and writing, not to mention the fact that she is a kind person.

Now reading DAMIEN without reading Book 1 - 5 which i would recommend. It is an AMAZING series!

Now, this book is from Damien's perspective and his head. I didn't know how much I needed this, haha
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Elizabeth
Jan 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
This story basically picks up from where "Lost With Me" left off, but now everything is coming from Damien's POV. Even though Anne is now home safe and sound, Damien feels as if he has failed his family because with all he has, he wasn't able to protect them. I realize Damien is broken, but it would have been nice to have been in his mindset hanging out with friends and seeing a lighter side of him. Damien came off as very whiny, to me, in this book, and while I don't expect him to be perfect, i ...more
Phuong
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have read all of the books from the Stark series and all the spin off series from the Stark series. This is the first book that we get to read what is happening from Damien's point of view. The story picks up where Lost with Me ends. Damien is questioning himself about how he thinks he has failed his family - Nikki, Lara, and Anne - after the events in Lost with Me. It takes Nikki to remind him that he didn't fail but has always put his family first and tries his best to protect them from harm ...more
Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
HOLY SWEET BABY JESUS I LOVE DAMIEN STARK!!!!!!!!!!!! I have to say that he is my first book boyfriend EVER!!!!!!! After reading Release Me in 2013 and I have to say that after reading about Nikki and Damien I was rooting for them all the way. They had their ups and downs but Nikki is one tough cookie but there was something I was missing from this series and that is Damien's POV. I knew he was a tortured soul and I just knew he was twisted. He kept so much inside him and he never really let it ...more
Franci Neill
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Getting His Life Through His Eyes Stars!!!

For an obsessed fan of Damien and Nikki Stark this book is literally a dream come true!! I knew the minute I heard Ms. Kenner was writing a book with this title that we were going to get so much background on Damien that we’ve never received before… and I was right!!!

I was giddy with excitement when I started this book and we learn what Damien was thinking when these two first met. I knew they were drawn together like a moth and a flame but holy moly
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Debbie Hanson
Dec 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: author-review
Damien
Stark Trilogy #6
K. Kenner
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I feel like I have waited forever for Damien’s story and while I thought it would be more about his growing up through his eyes, I was more than happy to see it follow on from Lost In Me. With a small recap at his early life and those who made the billionaire man who he is today, we were Thrown into the world just after getting Anne back.

With a man like Damien Stark, life will never be easy, everything is always a complication of one thing or another, but disc
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Jenn Cunha
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc-netgalley
Received an ARC for an honest opinion.

AAAAH! Getting Damien's point of view for this installment of his and Nikki's story was crucial. I always wanted a way to see what he was thinking and Kenner truly came through with that. We pick up where the last left off, still trying to figure out why Damien and Nikki's daughter was kidnapped and trying to pick up the pieces from that. Damien is reeling with his perceived failure as a father and a husband and so he throws himself into righting these wrong
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Gemma
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The story of Damien and Nikki is one of my all-time favourite romance reads that no other story has come close to the passion that these two characters share. I absolutely love the Stark series and every time I hear about a new release I am instantly excited to read more of my favourite couple.

This book is in Damien's point of view and gives readers the opportunity to see what is underneath the dark alpha male we have read about in the previous stories. Within this story, readers saw the insecur
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Mom's Guilty Pleasure
Dec 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Damien A Stark Novel By J. Kenner
5 amazing Stars

“I’ll do whatever it takes to keep them safe—pay any price, embrace any darkness. They are mine.”

Ahhhh this book is EVERYTHING! By the end your heart will have been smiling, shredded, busting out of your chest and full. I laughed, cried, squirmed, was enraged and hopeful.

“He’d die if he truly hurt her, and tonight, he didn’t see how he could do anything but hurt her.”

I loved reading Damien’s POV. It broke me to feel his self doubt, his love gives
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Erin Lewis
Jan 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Star Review Damien (Stark Trilogy #6) by J Kenner

Wow, where do I start? Who knew that underneath the arrogant, alpha Damien Stark lay a man who was vulnerable and suffered with insecurity? I for one, did not.

This book is told from Damien’s point of view, occurring after he and Nikki are reunited with their daughter and was certainly an eye opener. Nikki and Damien Stark, you either love them or you don’t. I love them and was pleased to be back amongst this dynamic couple and their family and
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Babel
Every time I see his name, Damien Stark, I perk up and tingle. I suppose there's a little bit of Nikki in me ;-)

Have you met this couple yet? You should. They are explosive, intense and they are in love. This true connection shines through every page in this novel which I admit I was craving like hot chocolate because it's narrated with grit and passion from this man's perspective. He is raw, stark naked in his feelings of failure and victory, of deep love and powerful commitment to his family.

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Chantal Rodriguez
Dec 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
This series was one of the first series I jumped into when I discovered my LOVE for reading. within the years this series just keeps getting better. J Kenner truly knows how to keep this series alive.

Damien was a bit refreshing, I don't think we've ever been inside his head during his moments. but I liked it. I did find it weird at times only because I was so used hearing Nikki side that at times I would stop and wonder what she must be thinking. But it was clear that no matter who tells us the
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Jackie Wright
Dec 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was so excited to be back with Nikki and Damien Stark and I was not disappointed, not only was I back with one of my favourite characters I also got to see a different side to him because this book is very different from the previous books in the series this one is told entirely from Damien Starks POV, and this next sentence says it all!!
I am Damien Stark. Do you want to see inside my head? Careful what you wish for
This book starts after Damien and Nikki are reunited with their daughter and
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J. Kenner (aka Julie Kenner) is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal and #1 International bestselling author of over one hundred novels, novellas and short stories in a variety of genres.

Though known primarily for her award-winning and international bestselling erotic romances (including the Stark and Most Wanted series) that have reached as high as #2 on the New Y
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Other books in the series

Stark Saga (6 books)
  • Release Me (Stark Trilogy, #1)
  • Claim Me (Stark Trilogy, #2)
  • Complete Me (Stark Trilogy, #3)
  • Anchor Me (Stark Trilogy, #4)
  • Lost With Me (Stark Trilogy, #5)