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Deviant King

(Royal Elite #1)

4.43  ·  Rating details ·  719 ratings  ·  156 reviews
The villain isn't supposed to be king

I have a simple plan.
Finish Royal Elite School and get into my dream university.

One glance from the school’s king blows my plan up in smoke.
One glance and he suffocates my air.
One glance and he issues his death sentence.

His first words spiral my life into irreparable chaos.
“I will destr
Kindle Edition, 360 pages
Published October 24th 2019
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Jessica ❥Chatterbooks Book Blog❥

Well, Rina Kent just left one hell of an impression on me! This story isn't about your average new adult couple, and their romance isn't normal by any means. Prepare to clutch your pearls if you can't deal with sexual situations that aren't exactly consensual. *In other words, heed the content warning before going into this one!*

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Like it's stated in the title, Aiden King is one deviant motherfucker! He has no boundaries whatsoever, and his
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This was such an awesome bully romance. If you like this genre at all, then this is the book for you. The Hero is a huge jerk and a big bully and completely obsessed with the heroine Elsa Quinn. First he bullies her by turning the whole school against her on her first day, then later he bullies her into almost everything she does. She sees emptiness in
Eve (Between The Bookends)
Oct 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
description To be honest, I am not really a huge fan of bully books, and the start of this one was a little rough for me. However, I like this author so I pushed through, and I am glad I did because I ended up getting sucked into the story and enjoying it a whole hell of a lot. The writing was great. It moved along at a good pace. The plot, although, far-fetched kept we turning the pages. There was a good cast of secondary characters, and I liked Elsa a lot. Aiden, on the other hand, was hard to warm up to
Fre06 Begum
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Five deviant stars for Elsa and Aiden 🖤!!!


This is the first book I've read by Rina Kent and I only have words of praise.

I love everything in this book.

From the beginning to the end.

From the writing style, through characters to the storyline.

But, you need to know a few things before you start reading this book.

"Deviant King" is a dark high school bully romance in full meaning of those words and it isn't the book for eve
Hana ♡
HOT DAMN. Talk about possessive... this “anti” hero met all of my OTT requirements <3 <3
Oct 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
“Aiden is a deviant. A dangerous deviant.”

Aiden King is not a hero. He is a deviant alpha. He is unhinged. Fucked up. Has questionable morals. Pushes and pushes until people snap. He has questionable behaviour and does questionable things but damn if that didn’t make me love him more. Basically he’s a sick fuck!!

Beware, if you aren’t a fan of possessive, over the top alphas- DON’T READ THIS BOOK
Think of all the things that you don’t want in a relationship and a real life partner- THAT IS AID
Rina Kent
Oct 02, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
DEVIANT KING - A Dark High School Bully Romance

This book is part of a trilogy and is NOT standalone.

Royal Elite Series:
#1 Deviant King
#2 Steel Princess
#3 Twisted Kingdom

Royal Elite full-length standalone Spin-off:
Cruel King (part of Noble Savages Boxset)

DEVIANT KING - A Dark High School Bully Romance

This book is part of a trilogy and is NOT standalone.

Royal Elite Series:
#1 Deviant King
#2 Steel Princess
#3 Twisted Kingdom

Royal Elite full-length standalone Spin-off:
Cruel King (part of Noble Savages Boxset)

bookbabereviews / brianna j.
Alright so I'm going to start by saying HEAD THE WARNING IN THE FRONT OF THIS BOOK! This is not for the faint of heart, not for the people who can't handle a seriously fuxed up hero and his quest to conquer the heroine. Aiden King has NO moral compass, it literally doesn't exist.

We met Aiden King in Cruel King (in the Noble Savages Boxset) and I was so bloody excited to get this story into my grabby hands. In CK, Aiden was clearly a little jacked in the head. He was dark as hell, ver
ZARIA (Sheldon Cooper lover)
I couldn't stop reading this book, hooked from chapter one and needed to know how the story would end.
A first-person narrative - yes….i hate those dual pov, it takes away some of the mystery about the hero when you are in his head.
Sick in the Head hearo – well there is definitely something wrong with that dude.
Dirty talk - Hell to the yes!
Jealous, possessive “Mine” screaming hero – yep!
There is some darkness, there is some sexy time, there is some mistery..there's a whole hell of alot of pain...and there is...I WANT BOOK 2
Nov 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 stars

this is my first ever bully, academy type of romance book and i really liked this! it was definitely a page-turner for me and that's definitely a plus. i mean, i read this rather than study for my midterm soo... yay, right?

i wasn't expecting anything that would wow me to be honest, but this did because all the mystery from the h's childhood got me hooked.

family intrigue, rich people doing bad things but they gotta hide their asses, private school full of rich s
Samantha K

I loved this! It’s a high school bully romance and definitely not for everyone. There are a ton of triggers here but for those that enjoy bully romances and don’t have triggers, this is a must read.

FYI - The ending is a cliffhanger.
Michelle Krystel
Oct 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was given an advance readers copy of this book and have decided to write a voluntary honest review. Ok first thing five amazing stars with this book because I freaken loved it!!! Now I have to say I have always been looking for someone to come close to my vicious and Aiden has done that. And I would say he definitely vicious but I need his POV first. So yes Aiden king is similar to vicious. Aiden has black heart he's very cruel, he definitely gives off triggery vibes. He has no limits or bound ...more
Oct 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: acheté
3.5 stars!
A very good bully romance, one of the best I've read,more importantly the heroine didn't disgrace female kind like most female mcs in the genre.
Oct 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing


HOLYYYY HELL! What did I just read? A masterpiece that's what it was. Just when I thought Rina Kent couldn't get any better, she proves me wrong! 👏🖤 Deviant King is dark, gritty and absolutely spectacular. This book is f*cked up... so messed up that you actually like it. I definitely loved it! It ticked all the right boxes to what I love in a dark romance. ❤

''But then again, one can’t play with the devil in his h/>
Melissa J (Book Addicts Reviews)
5 holy shit stars!! Is this really happening?! I am in love with this book!!!!

Ok so this book one of the “Royal Elite” series and ends with a hell of a cliffhanger. This promises to be a phenomenal series!!!

First I read this was a bully romance and the first chapter seemed to rub me the wrong way. I like assholes but bullies... it seems to be a thin line. BUT this was so much freaking more!! Omg this book went right to the top, right into my favorite of all time category!
Kandace Denys
Oct 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh em gee, y’all. This book gripped me and refused to let me go.
And the only reason it got put down was because I had to be a responsible adult and go to work.
I was curious about Aiden the moment we met him in the Nobles Savages box set, but I had no clue.
And to be honest, I’m still thinking there’s a lot lurking that we’re unaware of.
Elsa(Ellie, Elsie, Frozen) whatever you want to call her is a unique character, multifaceted, with urges hidden beneath her exterior.
Oct 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Dead. I'm officially deceased after finishing Deviant King ☠ This book ya'll...THIS BOOK ::insert visual of me clapping my hands here:: SO GOOD! Jam packed full of so many secrets & lies, dark & delicious slow burn... and two very stubborn main characters that will have you screaming, fanning yourself and swooning all over the place. There are so many layers to this read; so many secondary characters to fall in love with and a story line that will keep you guessing til the very last page. I no ...more
OMG Firstly i would like to say Thankyou to Rina for giving me the honor of reading and reviewing an ARC of this Gem. I made the mistake of starting it half an hour before work and lets just say was the worst mistake ever as i read 9% of it come work start time and i was dying for more even contemplated calling in sick lol so had to wait 8 hours for my shift to be over to get back into it and lets just say it was not pleasant lol. But once i got home i refused to put it down until i had finished ...more

OMG I loved this. An amazing read! I can't stop reading.
I cannot wait for the next book!!!
Melissa Rob
Oct 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star-review
This was my first time reading a Rina Kent book and I really liked it! I didn't realize this was a trilogy until I started getting close to the end so fair warning it ends on a cliffhanger. I'm definitely interested to see where Aiden and Elsa's journey takes them
Oct 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
+5 stars!!!!

𝑨 𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒔𝒆𝒔𝒔𝒊𝒗𝒆𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒔. 𝑨𝒏 𝒐𝒃𝒔𝒆𝒔𝒔𝒊𝒐𝒏. 𝑨… 𝒎𝒂𝒅𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒔. A KING.

I don’t really know how to start... Just that this is the first book that I read by Rina Kent and it left me breathless and immersed in its world. It’s been hours since I finished it and I cannot stop thinking about it. IT WAS THAT GOOD!

I usually don’t like bully books (except for Bully by Penelope Douglas). I did stop reading some bully books because they were broking boundaries and it was kind of abuses books, so
B. C. Booklover
Oct 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
At the time of their 1st meeting, on day one of their term in the posh Royal Elite School, Aiden King, who we've already met in Cruel King, proclaims in front of everyone he'll ruin Elsa, a new student he's never met before. He tries his best to do just that, spreading rumors and telling lies about her, making everyone hate her during these last 2 years of high school. He wears a mask of indifference to keep his crown intact but Aiden is a wild card- controlling, dominating, cold, calcuating and ...more
Nikki  Malan
Oct 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
Deviant King by Rina Kent
Aiden King is one of the four horsemen at RES. He lives up to his reputation of being a King and nobody dares to cross him. When Elsa first starts school, he threatens her and for the next two years, her life is hell while his underlings do all the bullying on his behalf. Elsa has one friend at school, Kim, and she seems to be one of the outcasts as well. So they try to stay out of the way of the horsemen. But when King decides it’s time to play with Elsa, she stan
Anna Theurer (Anna's Bookshelf)
If I could give this more stars, I would! Be prepared to cross over to the dark side as this book will hold you in it tights clutches and refuse to let you go as you turn from page to page wondering just where this author will take you on this wild, dark high school bully romance.

The tone is tone is set when Aiden’s first words to Elsa (Ellie/Frozen) are: “ I will destroy you” - and Aiden goes about doing just that. He is a complex character that you will hate to love. He is the epitome of an a
Christina ( The MasqueReader )

I devoured this book! Perhaps it’s a bit more like my soul opened up and sucked the words out of the book! Aiden ticked off all my required boxes for a twisted Alphahole!Except Aiden takes it even farther with his sick demented actions....yet here I am just soaking it all up!

“I see the devil in his eyes, and the first thought is....I want that devil.”

I’d say that Elsa needs mental help for wanting him after all the things he’d done to her...I can’t thou
Sally Mieske
Oct 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Deviant Stars!!!

There aren’t enough words to explain how much I love this book! It killed me when I had to put it down to do adult things. The author had me hanging on every word and waiting for the other shoe to drop. The twists will have your jaw dropping! The writing is magnificent and will leave you wanting more, regardless of the cliffhanger. I have found a new favorite author for sure!

I first met Aiden in Cruel King (Levi’s Book) in the Noble Savages Boxset and I was s
Christy Martin
Oct 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Rina Kent has done it once again.

We were introduced to Aiden in Cruel King. He is the dark and mysterious cousin of Levi. He doesn't give you any attention unless provoked. Well apparently Elsa did something to provoke him because she becomes his target.
Aiden is the most manipulating character I have ever read. I don't think the people he uses even know they are being uses.
Elsa is mysterious in her own right. She doesn't know her past, no memory of it. There is something hidden in h
Lorena  Garcia -- Brittany's Book Blog
First, Rina Kent is a new to me author and boy has she left me totally impressed. Now I'll have to go look at her backlog because I'm obsessed with this author.

My god this has been my go-to genre since it became a thing. Something about the bullying has me hooked!

Deviant this book has gotten me obsessed and I LOVE the Royal Elite.

I was so, so into this book that I had a hard time putting it down. The secrets and everything that revolved around thes
Courtney Green
Received this ARC from Author for Honest Review.

I Give this Book a 5/5 Star Rating!
I Do Not .EVER. Give 5 Star Handouts, this is my true and honest opinion.

I Will Most Certainly Be Purchasing This Book!

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Cliffhanger(?): Absolutely!!
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Rina Kent in an English author who's constantly parading between France and North Africa due to her studies and her husband's demanding job.
When she's not packing suitcases or hopping from one plane to the other, she's busy whipping her characters to shape.
Since a young age, Rina has been obsessed with storytelling and flawed, edgy characters. Her heroes are often killers and anti-heroes an

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Royal Elite (6 books)
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