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๐™‹๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ง. ๐™‹๐™–๐™จ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ. ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™ฎ๐™–๐™ก.

๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—ง๐—”ยฎ ๐—”๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ-๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ž๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐˜† ๐—ฅ๐˜†๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—น๐—น ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ดโ€™๐˜€ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜.

Raised to rule, bred to lead and weaned on a diet of ruthless ambition. In a world of haves and have nots, my family has it all, and I want nothing to do with it.

My path takes me far from home and paints me as the black sheep. At odds with my
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Expected publication: October 28th 2019 by Scribechick Media, LLC (first published October 27th 2019)
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    Thinking about this book and how I felt reading the opening chapters of the story gives me goose bumps.

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    I mean....it's Kennedy Ryan for Pete's sake!! It's the first in a trilogy duet {{now}}, but it's KENNEDY RYAN, so needless to say I added it without ANY info. I'm that easy....
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    Raised to rule, bred to lead and weaned on a diet of ruthless ambition. In a world of haves and have nots, my family has it all, and I want nothing to do with it.
    My path takes me far from home and paints me as the black sheep. At odds with my father, Iโ€™m determined to build my own empire. I have rules, but Lennix Hunter is the exception to every one of them. From the moment we meet, something sparks betw
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    How does one keep setting a bar so extremely high and then pole vaults over saidย  bar like it's absolutely nothing? I'm going to be completely honest and let you know that I have no earthly idea how to write a review for this book.ย  I texted Kennedy the second I finished reading The Kingmaker and my first word was SPEECHLESS. I was moved, I learned so much, I felt everything and this book is a GAME CHANGERย  in every sense of the word, I am astounded.....it only solidifies what we already knew wh ...more
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    Have you ever read a book that just speaks to your soul? I've been waiting for an author to give a fresh take on Native American representation in romance novels. Put away your preconceived notions of what Native Americans in 2019 looks like and dig into this novel immediately.

    This love story left me feeling gooood. Like, down-to-my-bones good. It quenched my soul and invigorated my mind. Our heroine, Lennix, is an Apache woman from Arizona. She redefines what a powerful woman can look like. He
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    I was very fortunate to be an early reader for The Kingmaker and while I know there will be some revision and editing to the draft I read, I feel like I have a pretty good handle on what the final draft will be and I'm SO EXCITED for everyone to get their hands on it.

    I can't seem to stop thinking about the characters; I felt so invested in their stories. The heartache, the conflicts, the hope and longing, lust and love had me all up in my feelings (I had some strong feelings about some things, y
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