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Roma King

(Roma Royals Duet #1)

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** Roma King is part one in the Roma Royals Duet series. The second and final book in the series, Roma Queen, will be released early February 2019**

“911. What is your emergency?”

Every night, Zara Llewelyn picks up the phone and assists people in distress. House fires. Assault. Motor vehicle accidents. Home invasions...

Between the hours of six and two, she is the answ
Kindle Edition, 342 pages
Published December 10th 2018
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ROMA KING: Is the first full length romance novel in Callie Hart’s series. Spoken in ‘Dual Perspectives. 

Zara is a twenty six year old emergency dispatcher so it’s only right that we're thrown into a mystery surrounding a 911 call “911. What is your emergency?” that was put through to her as she tries to calm down a wee boy going through a terrifying ordeal.

To a consistently ringing phone outside of her apartment Over and over again, the phone rings, and it rings, and rings, the
Pretty damn excited about this book....

And I got pretty damn lucky in getting an ARC....

Hawt damn...

I'll repeat the previous line...fuckin HAWT DAMN....

Cause this book was simply BRILLIANT!!!

I must stay vague cause it's a duet and it's a cliffy and now I can't bloody wait for the second book and the first one has yet to be, I ll need to patient for some time....urgh!!!

All I can say, and I vouch for every written word here, in my review...

This story is one of the most ORIGINAL rive
Natalie  ~ The Biblioholic
Dec 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: suspense, dual-pov
Roma King was a story about one's fate and that nothing and no one can stop you from finding your destiny. Just ask Pasha and Zara. They've been dreaming about each other for years, almost certain that the other existed outside of their minds, and circumstance put them together. But their road to happily ever after won't be as easy as that. There's a strange undercurrent to their story and people with their own agendas. Will Pasha and Zara find the truth? And will they save a precious life in th ...more
Bex (Beckie Bookworm)
Roma King Teaser 5

This one was such a big hit with me: it had all of the ingredients that for me make a phenomenal reading experience and I really couldn't put this down I was so invested right from the get-go here.
A relatively slow burn build up this managed to expertly ramp up the mystique and tension notch by delicious notch and by the time we eventually got some action between Pasha and Zara I was literally salivating with sheer anticipation.
And OMG!! the chemistry between these two was mahoosive and when in
Rochelle ♡
Dec 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc

Holy shit, I’m still stuck in cloud nine after finishing Roma King. Brimming with intrigue, suspense and surprise turns, I devoured this read within twelve hours as everything about it is perfect! Zara and Pasha’s unique relationship, bound together by an intricate series of events, pulled me in—they made me fall in love with it. Every step of the way.

Callie Hart writes bad boy anti-heroes that will have you down on your knees begging and wanting more of them. They’re always damaged, oftentimes
4.5 Stars

At 26, Zara Llewelyn leads a fairly quiet life surrounded by a close group of diverse friends, but upon doing her job and assisting in a certain emergency call, she becomes immersed in a something much bigger than she could have imagined. For Zara, the answers aren’t readily available but she can’t ignore her instincts.

“So, he was hot then?” This is the understatement of the century. The guy was more than hot. He was fucking beautiful. Not in a feminine way. Beautiful in a savage, r
Dec 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018, arc
What an intriguing, mysterious and electrifying story! I've been longing for Callie Hart's new series since the cover reveal of Røma King a few months back, and once more, she delivered a riveting read. A murder, disappearances, a Midnight Fair, hot dreams and phone calls.... welcome to Røma King's world. 

The atmosphere, cold, eerie never left me and piqued my interest from the beginning. That strange, almost frightening, sensation was new to me, it made me wonder what I was reading and how Pash
Dec 09, 2018 rated it liked it
**ARC provided in exchange for an honest review**


Roma King started really strong and I was intrigued to see which direction Callie Hart would take this story. The suspense and mystery of it was also done really well, and it kept me on the edge of my seat throughout the story. So why a 3 star rating you may ask. It's because I just couldn't connect to the characters and their familiarity didn't feel genuine. They felt an unusual connection to each other from the start, and if this unrealistic con
Shelby P
Sep 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Of course I’m going to read this. Goodreads should just add whatever Callie puts out automatically to my shelf!

Roma was fantastic, of course. I can’t wait for the next book! More Pasha please 💕. A little bit of “magic” in this one and I can’t wait to see how it pans out.
Rosa Sharon (iScream Book Blog)
"Oh... my... shitting... fuck. That voice. Honey, and rough whiskey, and fire, and smoke."

Callie Hart singed my senses with her words. Is it possible for a reader to watch a character's erotic dream? Well, the answer is hell yeah! Guilty. Not ashamed to admit I enjoyed every second, of every dream.

At first, I was intrigued by the mystery of the 911 call and I was anxious to learn the details of that situation. But then, I met Pasha. And once I did, I had a hard time concentrating on anything
Dec 10, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc, 3-stars
I like to first start this review by saying thank you to Callie Hart for my ARC. Roma King is her latest book in a duet with book 2 releasing sometime in January. As we've come to expect or hate it does end on a cliffhanger. While I thought Roma King had lots of potential there were just to many things that annoyed me that stopped me for loving it. First if you follow my reviews you know I have stated before that I'm not a patient reader and I dislike my couple not meeting earlier in the story. ...more
Dec 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars!

Wow. This book is definitely a surprise! The first book in Callie Hart’s new Roma Royals duet, this is a unique romantic mystery/suspense that is raw and gritty with a touch of supernatural. I was captivated from the very beginning, sucked into the intriguing world of these characters, desperately needing to know more, more, more, and I loved it!

Zara Llewellyn is a 911 operator who is thrown into a mystery when she takes a call from a young boy asking for help for his brother. It’s a c
☾ Nikki. ✿ SUGARVOGUE.
Dec 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
WOW!! I couldn't put this book down. I was hooked right from the start!

I loved everything, the characters, storyline and all the suspense moments and of course the connection between the two main characters.

Sooo goood!!

The cliffhanger though.. so excited for book two.. :)
Dec 30, 2018 rated it liked it
Overall not a bad read, I liked both the main characters, BUT I really wish it hadn't taken them so long to meet, they meet in the flesh for the first time, just after the 41% mark, for me that felt like a eon.

The blurb had me excited, and maybe I had super high expectation but after finishing it - I am left feeling that I wasn't fully satisfied.

It felt like the author tried to cram in too much, there were two stories trying to play out - first there was Pasha not wishing to go back to the encl

"You’re a miracle," he whispers into my hair. “You’re my fucking miracle. Mine.
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Dec 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

Get ready Hart fans this is a complicated ride.

I kind of loved how this book started. "911, what's your emergency." From there we go on a wild and intriguing ride. Zara is a 911 operator and for the most part leads a simple life. She has friends who care for her deeply, she works and sometimes she sleeps. When she does, she dreams or this mysterious man. The adventure starts with a 911 call and leads her to a Midnight Fair, strange coincidences and Pasha.

Pasha is meant to be King but
Lisa (Two Bookish Brits)
Dec 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Christ in a cracker. This book, woah!

ARC received in exchange for an honest review

I’ve been waiting for Roma King for so long, ever since Callie announced she was writing it, I’ve been intrigued and impatient for it and now he’s here, he’s finally here and he’s everything I hoped he would be and then some.

Pasha and Zara are unlike no other. Their chemistry from the very first page was scorching fucking hot. They had a pull to each other even though they had never met in real life. It’s insane
Radd Reader
”You’re every single beautiful dream I’ve ever had. And I don’t plan on letting you go now.”

“My heart is yours,” he whispers. “Take it. Keep it. Burn it. It doesn’t matter what you do with it. It’s no good to me anymore. Not if it doesn’t belong to you.”

My Thoughts: The following are my thoughts about this book:
- Trigger warning - pedophile
- Setting: Spokane, Washington USA

- Pasha (age: 27): Pasha is a cage fighter and owns a tattoo business. Three years ago he was banis
***4 ‘All That I Am. Everything. And Nothing, Depending On Your Perspective’ Stars***

Ok. That little cliffy at the end just made things a hell of a lot more interesting, not that things haven’t been thus far, but now?? Well, now, I really wish the next book was on the Kindle because I NEED to see how everything plays out…

But, let’s start at the beginning.

The title was the hook for me and since I’ve always been fascinated by the Gypsy culture in general ~ whether they are Roma or Travelers an
Dec 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 “Firefly” Stars

Holy hell. This. Book. Roma King is unlike any book I’ve ever read. It wasn’t what I expected and somehow also everything I’ve come to expect from the talented Callie Hart.

Roma King begins with Zara, a 911 operator, receiving a call from a frightened little boy. Zara’s inability to get the phone call out of her head and subsequent events that transpire lead her path to collide with that of Pasha Rivin. Pasha is a Roma who has severed ties from his family after being banished f
Tianna✸loves books✸
Lost interest.
Not my type.

The H is some next in line gypsy king. He doesn’t want to be a king. Also he was banished from the clan for years as he tried kill one of his uncle who was a pedophile and rapist. But now his psychic mother wants him back in the clan as he is the only family member in line to become a king. She wants him crowned and wed, so she won’t have to give up any of her power. She wants him to secure the title so she won’t lose her position as queen regent, or have to defer to an
1-Click Addict Support Group
Dec 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
This had my attention right from the Official Dispatch Transcript. I knew then that this was going to have my emotions all over the place.

They all thought Zara was a bit crazy when it finally came out that she had been dreaming of the love of her life, though she had never met him. Her life changed when she took that 911 call and little did she know that it was never going to be the same!!! Pasha on the other hand lived his life to the full not wanting to be tied down to his duties. But no matt
Bookgasms Book Blog
Dec 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ratula
Callie Hart always delivers riveting and intense stories. Roma King was no different. This story was sexy and addicting and I did not want to stop reading.

Pasha and Zara's chemistry was fiery and electrifying as they figure out what they mean to one another. I enjoyed the suspense aspect of the story immensely as the cat and mouse game was exhilarating. I did have trouble with some parts of the story in that Pasha and Zara met at almost approximately 50% in the story. I felt that this left littl
Jan 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
What can I say. it's written by Callie Hart! ...more
Nikki  Malan (hot books and sassy girls)
Roma King by Callie Hart
Pasha had been banished from his Gypsy Clan. Three years and he has managed to make his life work. He fights for money and he owns a tattoo shop. He also has been having a strange, re-occurring dream. However the time has come and the Gypsy Vista/Clan wants him back as King, to rule the Gypsy. Pasha is not interested but will this Gypsy Vista allow him to walk away for good? Zara is an emergency dispatch operator who has also been having strange dreams. When she receives
Hopelessly Addicted To Books
I've come to expect alot from this authors books however one thing that never changes is her storytelling ability. This time she has crafted a unique storyline and done it flawlessly.

I know some reviews will give you hints of the story but that's not me. I honestly think it would spoil the story if you knew anything. Every page unveils something new in the story. It's a mystery, it's a love story and it's mystical and addictive. One thing I didn't expect was the humour, Pasha had me giggling ina
Renee Nicole

Well, damn. Color me disappointed with this one.


I don't think this book ever really figured out what it wanted to be. It started as a suspense with a few paranormal hints thrown in. But then it zigged over to a gypsy family drama and zagged its way into a romance.

I really love the way that Callie Hart writes. She's good with these themes and she always creates the best sexy alpha men. Her steamy scenes are hot-hot-hot, and even when her stories get a little bogged down in exposition, they're ent
Laura Lee
Dec 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Roma King
By: Callie Hart
4 Stars

I finished this book and I’m still sitting here scratching my head, wondering what in the world did I just read? How in the world will all the pieces of the puzzle fit together with the release of Book 2!!! There are so many things to take into consideration, my mind is working overtime.

This book is a subject that I’ve not read about before. A Roma family and their traditions. I found it quite interesting. As it was a new to me subject. The way that ‘outsiders’ ar
Dora Koutsoukou
Mar 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 ❤️⚡️⚡️❤️🌟🌟🌟🌟s❣️❣️❣️❣️

This story was very good and kept my interest in a high level!!!!

(Within the last two months, this is the third story I am reading where the heroine meets her unknown-yet lover in her dreams!)
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Dec 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It's a slippery slope down the rabbit hole kinda adventure, you'll get to know how Alice felt!!
A book that starts with heartthumps & ends with heartthumps, it's one edge of the seat thriller, with a heavy dose of otherworldiness mixed in. You won't believe the magnetic connections unless you believe in Fate and this story leans heavily on that.


“You will obey me, Pasha. You will accept the crown. You will be married. And you will stay away from that woman in your dreams. She’s not for you, do
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