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King Maker

(King Maker #3)

4.31  ·  Rating details ·  83 ratings  ·  29 reviews
From USA Today’s bestselling author Terri E. Laine comes the epic conclusion to the King Maker Trilogy. This final chapter, ruthless and no less determined Scottish billionaire Kalen Brinner has a choice to make. To walk away or fight for the only woman he’s ever fallen for.

No one has ever said Falling in love is wise.
I’ve made a lot of idiotic mistakes.
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Published January 20th 2020
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Jan 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs, favorites
This trilogy was an epic emotional rollercoaster I soon won't forget. I've been utterly consumed by this captivating and suspenseful story and it's intriguing and multi-facated characters. Every time I finished an installment I was left with my jaw on the floor impatiently waiting and begging for the next one. I had high expectations for the conclusion and let me tell you that Terri E. Laine has delivered. Her exceptional writing shines on every single page. She is truly a very gifted author who ...more
Michelle Krystel
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I was given an advance readers copy of this book and have decided to write a voluntary honest review. So many unexpected things happen in last book. I kept asking myself is that it or Omg what is gonna happen next can k even handle it. I live Kalen so I will always be theam Kalen. Not channing my mind.
Jan 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
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**4,5 stars**

After the jaw dropping cliffhanger at the end of Queen of Men, I was impatiently waiting for Terri E Laine to give us the final story and conclusion to the King Maker series. I loved the previous two books beyond words and desperately needed to know what will happen with Bailey. And most of all with whom she's going to end up with: Turner, her childhood friend and first love, or the enigmatic Scottish billionaire Kalen who ignited passion inside her like nobody else before? It was
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a roller-coaster ride!

The third installment in this series continues as fast-paced, suspenseful and twisted as the previous two. It's page-turning from start to finish and I had a very hard time putting it down to participate in daily life!

The characters, main and side, sparkle with life and have gained another jota of depth, although that seemed impossible at first. What is it about a rough Scotsman who growls in his Scottish brogue and is possessive, especially when he is named Kalen …?
Heather andrews
Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing

These men sure are bossy turds, “you are delaying the inevitable, lass. This thing between us gets settled tonight.” At least the man is considerate, somewhat, “shower. I don’t have a condom and I fear it’s going to get messy.” I kind of felt like once Bailey had chosen her man he was strung around some, overall I liked this book.
Pamela Lilley
Jan 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I have been impatiently waiting for the conclusion to the King Maker trilogy, and I was not disappointed. By the end of book 2 I was a little disillusioned with Bailey, and the whole Turner thing. I was thinking there would be no chance of the epic love I wanted for Bailey and Kalen. I was damning Terri to hell for putting me through the ringer, and I was shouting at my kindle. Well, the same can be said for the first few chapters of book 3. I wanted to bang Bailey and Kalen’s heads together, ...more
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What an outstanding conclusion to wrap up a phenomenal trilogy!!

Kalen and Bailey’s story is full of delicious, raw, gritty, and so much addictive angst. Although as an addict of books, there is no other choice but to keep reading!

Through their journey you find yourself loving and often times hating some of the characters, as well as their choices. This story is full of so many ups and downs, and the suspense will keep you guessing!

In the end can Kalen find and protect Bailey? Does Bailey even
Jenn Gable
Jan 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Latifa Morrisette
Jan 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book was definitely worth all cliffhangers and triangles I had to endure to get to the HEA. I'm excited for Lizzy and Connor's story to told. If you haven't read from the beginning, you must as these books are not stand-alone.
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a MUST READ trilogy that has to be read in order. This final book had me on the edge of my seat more than the others. Every time I thought I knew what/who - bam - Terri throws another twist and has me going crazy. I loved every single bit. It’s a beautiful love story full of surprises with characters that now have a special place in my heart. Kalen and Bailey have amazing chemistry that had me praying for them every step along the way. I’m so excited for Lizzie’s story next. Terri ...more
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Jan 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Bailey and Kalen finally got their HEA but damn it wasn’t an easy road. My goodness the twists and turns that they had to endure would have you asking yourself now what is next?!?!?! Their love story was epic and full of lots of emotions and characters that were just trying to make things difficult. They didn’t know who to trust and who was for them or not. It was so much to these two. Bailey at times it felt like a love triangle. Some times I wanted her to choose Turner but then the great ...more
Jan 18, 2020 rated it really liked it

Great conclusion to a sizzling series!! Loved getting more of Kalen and Bailey! Loved watching the push and pull between them. I enjoyed that the story didn’t happen so quickly but took time to get where it did at the end. I was glad to see the characters grow and change over time especially Bailey. I wasn’t sure how things would go but I enjoyed the ride. Lots of twists and turns going on and at times I got confused and lost but I kept on reading. Answers to questions I had but then at
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
King Maker
Book 3 King Maker
Terri E Laine

5 Stars

Oh my stars!! What a terrific, wonderful, amazing, captivating, and very emotional roller coaster!! It is a very enjoyable love story!

“It isn’t. Father’s pissed, but he’s the King Maker and wants you here.”

"This woman got me, had me. She held my heart and could utterly destroy me. Still, I trusted her unreservedly."

This is not a standalone. Have to read the series in order! I absolutely love it in every way!
Tiffani Lambert
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Terri E. Laine did it again! This book went above and beyond all my expectations! My emotions were on a roller coaster, I would go from laughing to crying with the turn of a page. I was worried before I started who Bailey was going to decide to be with because I love both Turner and Kalen. I’m happy the way it worked out and it was for the best! I can’t wait for the next book in the series of All the King’s Sons to be released!
Jessica Jimenez-Garza

Finally I got my final installment of Money Maker Trilogy. This one , oh my goodness, get prepare for all these feelings that is gonna hit you. BOOM! Out of ALL Terri's books,this one (trilogy) really, really out did it. Wanna say so much more,but wouldn't wanna spoil it. Just embrace yourself in this conclusion.
Jan 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The conclusion to this story was so good!

After the cliff hanger at the end of Queen of Men we get Kalen & Bailey's HEA and it was perfect

The Scottish banter also had me laughing so much while reading the story! I love everything Terri writes and this trilogy was no exception, do yourself a favor and dive in!
Judi Halpern
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great ending

I love how this author makes me swoon every time. Kalen and Bailey are hot with their chemistry. The sparks are off the charts. I never expected that many surprises in this last book. This is one series that blew me away.
Vicki Hart
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Worth waiting for. . Great read!!

A great read worth the wait. Loved this story from beginning to end all three books are keepers. This one made me laugh and cry and still smiling.
Kasey McCarthy
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Bailey is in danger and Kalen is trying to save her but will he get her in time? How will it change how they feel about each other? Two men want Bailey but who will she choose?
Courtney  Hagel-Swinson
Jan 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
What a whirlwind ending to this trilogy. Frustrating at times and swoony at others, but that’s the point right? I seriously didn’t know which way was up or down or how things would go. I was hooked from the beginning and couldn’t stop reading, but admittedly, I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about the whole story until the very last chapter. I ended up really enjoying it and I’m glad I got invested in these characters. This was a hard fought for love that was worth it.
Heather Maples johnson
So excited to read the 3rd book! Books 1 & 2 were such great reads and had me hooked wanting more. ...more
Jan 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
Phew what a rollercoaster of a final book. This story had me confused, agitated, chuckling and at times frustrated!!!
This final book had a lot to do to pull all the loose ends together. I did feel at times there was too much going on and it got a bit muddled and I did struggle to keep concentration, especially with the Scotland aspect. Being from there myself, I found the dialogue to be too over the top in parts, tending more towards Irish. There was also an over use of slang words and the idea
K.A. Lightle
Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I hope your ready for a wild conclusion with this book for bailey and Kalen because that's what your going to get.

if you haven't read the first two of this trilogy go back and start reading from book one you will thank me later.

you think you have it figured out on what's to come and your like I know who did what but guess again I know I did and that held me to the book wanting more needing more.

theses much I want to say but I'm not going to spoil it for you. I cant wait to see what's next from
Jan 22, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Who doesn't want to be called lass in a Scottish accent and be sexed on a wall all the time

I felt Bailey was selfish in the way she keep Turner from moving on when she new she didn't love him like Kalen. There was too much indecisive and misunderstandings they where getting ridiculous. How was Bailey having wall sex again eye roll when she was on bed rest. I didn't see anywhere where the doctor said it was okay for her to have sex or be running around with her conditions.The epilogue was good
Jan 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
King Maker is the gripping conclusion to King Maker series. After that ending in Queen of Men, I couldn't wait to jump in and find out what was going to happen. This story picks up right where it was left off, it's fast paced, intriquing, and the twists and turns kept me guessing till the end. I couldn't stop turning the pages. I was pulling for Bailey and Kalen, they didn't have a easy journey, and at times they were just so frustrating. If you haven't started reading the King Maker Series, ...more
Tammy Moody hall
Loved it

This series is amazing it has love and mystery and happiness kalen is sexy and cocky and will do anything to keep his family safe and when he loves he loves hard and Bailey she is sweet and loving and caring and guards her heart well tried to she is also stubborn but she is an amazing woman

Great read
Jan 21, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: meh
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Tracy Atkins
Jan 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A must read series

Wow absolutely loved this series hot alpha man a sassy no pushover bailey as lead lady hot as sin read it could melt your kindle it had a my emotions rolling loved loved every word written a must read
Belinda Engels
Jan 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just WOW.

Worth the wait. All three books were a joy to read. Their journey unfolded and ended in a perfect way.
I recommend everyone read these books!
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Terri E. Laine, USA Today bestselling author, left a lucrative career as a CPA to pursue her love for writing. Outside of her roles as a wife and mother of three, she’s always been a dreamer and as such became an avid reader at a young age.

Many years later, she got a crazy idea to write a novel and set out to try to publish it. With over a dozen titles published under various pen names, the rest

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King Maker (3 books)
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