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The Rebel King

(All the King's Men Duet #2)

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Ambition. Revenge. Love.

Raised to resist. Bred to fight. Survival is in my blood and surrender is never an option.

Though surrender is what Maxim Cade demanded of my body and heart, I had other plans. We were fast-burning fascination and combustible chemistry, but the man I trusted with everything was a trickster. A thief who stole my love. If what we had was a lie, why
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Paperback, 348 pages
Published November 18th 2019 by Scribechick Media, LLC
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Bookgasms Book Blog
Nov 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ratula
AHHH!! Kennedy Ryan just delivered one of the most magnificent reads I have EVER read! The Rebel King is absolutely spectacular as it not only contains passion, and turmoil but it is honestly One of the Greatest Love Stories EVER Written! Maxim and Lennix were EVERY-DAMN-THING. Their love, respect and dedication for one other was almost tangible. I was immersed in the story and felt their connection right of the pages. The Rebel King will ultimately blow your mind and stay with you forever!

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Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
How does one get over the hangover after reading prolific Kennedy Books, long enough to attempt to write a review?. The urge to re-enter the her sacred realm is acute, the world she creates and hands over to you is so very real and alive. All her subjects carry a strong message of racial harmony and tolerance. Everybody MUST READ this fantastic Duet. Set against the backdrop of powerful, redemptive love story, this is a socio-political commentary underlining the timeless importance of it, ...more
Christy
Nov 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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5 stars

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Maxim is my once-in-a-lifetime, and I’m his.

After reading The Kingmaker, I couldn't wait to read the conclusion of Nix and Maxim's story in The Rebel King. I always worry when a duet starts off so strong, that the second part may not live up to the first... That was not the case here. This second book was just as wonderful as the first. It was beautifully written, and went in directions I never saw coming.

The ending of book one left us in a killer cliffhanger. I was so happy the
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Malene
What a journey. What a love. What an epic conclusion to All The Kings Men Duet. Kennedy Ryan delivers. I strapped myself in and was ready for takeoff from page 1. I was on the edge of my seat. Biting my nails, holding myself in not wanting to go the toilet. I was completely immersed in this story. With Nix and Doc.
The prose jumps off the page. Flawlessly written. I was completely mesmerized thanks to the undeniable connection and intoxicating love between this couple. Wanting and needing more
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Kennedy Ryan
Oct 05, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚𝗠𝗔𝗞𝗘𝗥 𝗶𝘀 𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘 & 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 𝗶𝗻 𝗞𝗨!


𝗜𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂'𝘃𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗕𝗼𝗼𝗸 , 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚𝗠𝗔𝗞𝗘𝗥, 𝗕𝗼𝗼𝗸 , 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗥𝗘𝗕𝗘𝗟 𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚, releases very soon!

𝗜𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂'𝘃𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗮𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴. . . 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗕𝗜𝗡𝗚𝗘!!!


𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐌𝐀𝐊𝐄𝐑, 𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤

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(𝙂𝙚𝙩 𝙖𝙣 𝙚𝙢𝙖𝙞𝙡 𝘼𝙎 𝙎𝙊𝙊𝙉 𝙖𝙨 𝘽𝙤𝙤𝙠 2 𝙖𝙪𝙙𝙞𝙤 𝙜𝙤𝙚𝙨 𝙇𝙄𝙑𝙀!)

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EmBibliophile
Nov 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars
5 stars

“You signed up for me,” I say, wanting to shout, but keeping my voice low. “And I signed up for you, whatever that means, wherever that takes us.”


Waw. What a ride!

Whatever Kennedy Ryan writes, I’m gonna read it. I love her. And I loved this book. She just knows how to write a really powerful, impactful, meaningful, emotional, and brilliant book.

Reading her books, you can always expect;
A strong as hell heroine. I always admire her heroines. Lennix was so strong and brave. She’s someone
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
5 STARS

It was amazing, it has everything I was expected and even more!It has suspense and the romance was epic!I fall in love with the characters in the first book and in this one I loved them even more!

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Maxim and Lennix have an amazing connection, so intense and passionate.You could feel their connection!I was a part of this story from the beginning, I felt like I was with them!This is what Kennedy's books do!

The writing was amazing and the story unique!This duet have twists, suspense and a
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Hulya Kara Yuksel
I LOVED it!!! Seriously Ms.Ryan never disappoints me.





*ARC kindly provided by author in exchange for an honest review.




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Sarah - Musings of the Modern Belle
***AVAILABLE NOW - FULL REVIEW***

What is there to say about The Rebel King? It was consuming, inspiring, and emotional. It pulled on every single heart string I have, and when it was all said and done I wasn’t ready to move on or say goodbye. I wanted a million and one epilogues. I wanted to stay with Maxim and Lennix well into their relationship, like old and gray.

These two change and evolve after the events at the end of book one; they kind of have to as a result of what occurs. Kennedy Ryan,
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❤️ Paulette  Alphas Review
Title: The Rebel King
Series All the King’s Men Duet 2#
Author: Kennedy Ryan
Published November 18th 2019

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ღ The second installment & unfortunately the conclusion

I couldn’t wait to start this after finishing The Kingmaker & What a journey these two embarked upon!

What an epic conclusion! You sit back with your fluorite bottle of wine & get ready for one hell of ride !

Alpha Male + Alpha Female
Passion spanning 4 continents & nearly 20 years
2 fighter-dreamers determined
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Wil Loves Books!
With this duet, Kennedy has created another fantastic world full of characters that I simply fell in love with. Her writing is so good and so smart. She always brings up real issues and writes kick ass women of color. I loved Maxim and Lennix and their road to their HEA. I do have to admit that I saw that plot twist coming since book one. Of course I won’t spoil anything but I had an inkling that the story was actually going to go in that direction and I was actually glad it went there.

Overall,
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Amy | Foxy Blogs
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HOT DAMN!!! The Rebel King was the perfect ending to this duet. The powerful punch this series delivers hit me in all my feels. I’m continually impressed with the way Ms. Ryan is able to convey a story that has the reader so absorbed into the story that the outside world no longer exists.

THE POWER COUPLE

Lennix and Maxim are the ultimate power couple. These two never fail to keep it real. In a world where a woman would be more likely to concede her career and ambitions, Lennix makes it known
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Berry ♡ Nice
Oct 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Rebel King is a superb conclusion to ALL THE KING'S MEN duet.
It's on a class of its own. It is Kennedy Ryan like never before. She does not hold back and gives it to us with a gut wrenching punch to the Heart and Soul and it feels GOOD!



Kennedy Ryan gives us her best in all her books which are Uniquely and Independently AMAZING. In fact, Rita Award-winning.
But she definitely accomplished something insanely special with this story. One I will never forget.

I went through so many emotions and
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Jemima jamir aka Sentranced Jem
Nov 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-2019, romance
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Title: The Rebel King (All the King's Men Duet #2)
Author: Kennedy Ryan



What an epic conclusion! I was at the edge of my seat while I read The Rebel King.
Kennedy Ryan has cemented the fact that she is truly an amazing author.

The Rebel King was suspenseful and so damn passionate.

Lennix Moon Hunter, the girl who chases stars, this powerful heroine is without a doubt one of the bravest characters I have read about. I am utterly in awe of her.

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Maxim is intense. But just like Nix aka Lennix, I like
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The Book Bee
Nov 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: annoying-heroine
REVIEW: 4 STARS
"Desire and need suffocate my good intentions."


Disclaimer: I don’t really like when the real world invades my book world in drastic measures. So, I am shocked at how much I enjoyed seeing some political, some activism, some reality to the story, even though sometimes it felt like it was bordering on a certain tone I don’t necessarily want in my books. But I always want real and Kennedy Ryan gave me that - always gives me that.

I do not willingly trust any author with hot button
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Sarah
There are not enough stars for this book....for this duet!!! I was fortunate enough to delve into this amazing world of Lennix & Maxim early on, and they have left a permanent mark on my heart and soul. The writing of K Ryan is impeccable, the story authentic and original, and the characters are inspiring and make you want to change the world!

The love story of Lennix & Maxim is not a conventional one. It is shocking and intense, and they have their share of both steamy and tragic
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Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
Nov 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
5 “Absolutely Magnificent”Stars



The Rebel King was absolutely magnificent. It was suspenseful, thought-provoking, emotional, romantic, sexy, and full of passion. Words so deep and meaningful that they touch your soul and ping at your emotional fortitude.

The author took me on an epic journey with Lennix and Maxim. I loved that each character was strong and independent and fiercely battled for their convictions. I was able to grow with them as individuals and as a couple. To watch and feel that
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Elle Kennedy
BEGIN YOUR BINGE!



The All the King's Men Duet is COMPLETE!
FREE in KU!

“A dazzling, thought-provoking, layered romance that will keep you
on the edge of your seat. A round of applause for one of the best books of 2019." --
L.J. Shen, USA Today bestselling author

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ABOUT THE DUET:
Ambition. Passion. Betrayal.

Alpha Male + Alpha Female
Passion spanning 4 continents & nearly 20 years
2 fighter-dreamers determined to change the world!
Enemies-to-Lovers + Second Chance Romance

𝐓𝐇𝐄
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Dora Koutsoukou
Nov 19, 2019 rated it it was ok
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I am ready to drop...
I am still wondering how I managed to finish this book. I struggled so badly!
Lennix annoyed me to the fullest degree! Maxim was really trying hard for their relationship whilst she did nothing at all. Also I didn’t like the turn of events with Owen, Maxim’s brother.
And all these never ending paragraphs about politics, not my cup of tea!!!
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Veronica  Bellaorev Books
Nov 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing



WAO just WAO!!! There’s so much I want to say about this exquisite, compelling and emotional story. After 5 days I feel like nothing I say will give justice to the incredible book I read. Once I got to the end I literally stare at the wall in amazement. The level of knowledge and perfection in details that Kennedy put into this duet needs an ovation. I never get tire of saying that with Kennedy’s books there’s ALWAYS a lesson to be learn.

“The past is behind us. The future is ours. Figure out
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Weronika -  Little Steamy Reads
„Let’s not fear the future. Let’s make it.”


Standing ovation for Kennedy Ryan for creating sheer brilliance! All The King’s Men duet is MONUMENTAL. The Rebel King, hell, the whole duet soaked in me so deeply that I can feel this story deep to the core. There’s no accurate words to evaluate this book. Just like in a university lecture, Kennedy constantly teaches me new things and she helps shape my outlook on life. However, if you are not looking for a story that could change your worldview and
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Meghan March
BEGIN YOUR BINGE!



The All the King's Men Duet is COMPLETE!
FREE in KU!


“A dazzling, thought-provoking, layered romance that will keep you on the edge of your seat. A round of applause for one of the best books of 2019." -- L.J. Shen, USA Today bestselling author




ABOUT THE DUET:
Ambition. Passion. Betrayal.

Alpha Male + Alpha Female
Passion spanning 4 continents & nearly 20 years
2 fighter-dreamers determined to change the world!
Enemies-to-Lovers + Second Chance Romance

𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐌𝐀𝐊𝐄𝐑, 𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤
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♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥

𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝗶𝘀 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀. 𝗜𝘁 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗼𝘂𝘀 𝗳𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝗼𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗱𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗲𝗽𝗶𝗰!

𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑹𝒆𝒃𝒆𝒍 𝑲𝒊𝒏𝒈 quite simply is outstanding and ensured that this Duet is my top read of 2019. The trajectory of the story from the first chapter of THE KINGMAKER to the last page of THE REBEL KING is awe inspiring. Thematic layers depicting so very much in terms of thought and feeling and pivotal moments that shape the narrative and attack the reading heart. There is strength and power in the main
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Myla
Nov 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing



I knew I knew, I knew this is going to be an epic read and indeed it was. The Rebel King is a beautiful, captivating at some point suspenseful story. The characters are so real and emotion-filled that they touched my heart. I could not put it down.

As the story continues, Maxim proves that he will do anything for Lennix. You will really fall in love with this man on how he treats his lady. He's so swoon-worthy. While Lennix is still an independent, head-strong woman we have known. She really
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Lacey (Booklovers For Life)
This was everything I’d hoped for and more as Maxim and Lennix’s final book!! Their incredible romance is poignant, beautiful, and so unforgettable. If you haven’t read this duet yet, YOU NEED TO!

Now I’m itching for Grim’s story...
Radd Reader
2.5 rounded up to 3

“We weren’t unlikely, Nix,” I say, no levity in the words. “We were inevitable.”

Must read Book 1 as this picks up where the cliffhanger left off.

Characters
Maxim (has a PhD in Climate Science):
Maxim is from a wealthy family who has made their living in the oil/gas industry. However, Maxim doesn’t support the use of fossil fuels, so he doesn’t want anything to do with the family business and has created his own business. He loves his family, but has a strained relationship
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TeriLyn
**The Rebel King generously provided in exchange for an honest review.**

5 "...we believe again." Stars

Kennedy Ryan delivers another heart stopping story to conclude her newest duet. The Rebel King continues the story of Lennix and Maxim where we left after book one. Through a series of unforeseen tragic events we are afforded the opportunity to watch their love blossom and evolve. In Ryan's signature style of concise storytelling she holds nothing back in the honesty, vulnerability, and growth
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Kennedy Ryan
Nov 10, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚𝗠𝗔𝗞𝗘𝗥 𝗶𝘀 𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘 & 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 𝗶𝗻 𝗞𝗨!
𝗜𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂'𝘃𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗕𝗼𝗼𝗸 , 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚𝗠𝗔𝗞𝗘𝗥, 𝗕𝗼𝗼𝗸 , 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗥𝗘𝗕𝗘𝗟 𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚, releases very soon!𝗜𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂'𝘃𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗮𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴. . . 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗕𝗜𝗡𝗚𝗘!!!

𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐌𝐀𝐊𝐄𝐑, 𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤
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Chelé
Nov 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am completely speechless.

A more fullish review to come because I just can't right now.

I love Lennix and Maxim so much. Their love is luminous.

Kennedy continues to be a beacon for the intellectual reader. The Rebel King is emotionally deep, responsibly diverse, immensly powerful, dynamic on every level and utterly awe-inspiring.
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