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3.85  ·  Rating details ·  1,409 ratings  ·  246 reviews
Senior year was not going how I planned.
It was supposed to be an amazing year—the perfect year.
And it started out that way… until my mom remarried, and I found myself in a new town, at a new school, and living with quite possibly the most conniving person I had ever met.
But my horrible stepbrother wasn’t even the worst part.
It was his best friend.

Zayden Michaels.
Kindle Edition, 239 pages
Published December 10th 2019
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'TREACHEROUS:' Is a full length, standalone romance novel co-written by Alex Greyson and Melissa Toppen. Our Hero and Heroine are Zayden & Rylee. Spoken in 'Dual Perspectives.'

With only a few months left in her senior year in highschool Rylee's having to transfer to a whole new school, move in with her mothers new husband and son Oliver, leaving all her friends behind. Add in the fact that her stepbrother hates her with a vengeance is putting it mildly where he makes no qualms about mak
Dora Koutsoukou
Dec 12, 2019 rated it liked it
3,5 ❤️❤️❤️⭐️s

Another bully romance read. I wasn’t thrilled neither discontented.
The story was well written but predictable, with a lot of drama and angst.
Cute fairytale fluff.
They are supposed to be high school students but it reads more like college. I mean he's an automechanic and an underground undefeated fight club guy. AND... gets amazing grades in school.
*roll my eyes time*
Anyways, Rylee's mom marries Oliver's dad after he'd only been divorced for less than a year. Oliver takes it hard and lashes out at Rylee because of it.
Zayden is Oliver's BFF and has an ax to grind with women who come from money.
Oliver's bullying gets even uglier till
4 Stars

I was positively surprised by this book. When I got him to read, I was afraid that these are teenage characters and it is a theme that although very present is also a cliche theme. But then I started the story and found myself captivated by this story from the first pages.

I think the character in the book for me was Rylee without a doubt. She was very mature for her age, strong and courageous and despite all the bully who suffered here never let her fear speak louder.Zayden is a characte
Christy Bailey
Feb 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Freaking Amazing!

Wow this is one of the best bully books I have ever read! Holy crap Zayden just became the center of my world! Love a Sexy bad boy with a heart of gold! And Rylee was just perfect. She was so sweet but wasnt a pushover like some heroines I have read about.

One of the best books ever! Hopefully it wont be the last. I kinda hope Oliver and Savannah get together and hopefully we get a book about Charlie as well! This is definitely a must read book!
Aug 20, 2020 rated it liked it
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-Sara, ☆☆☆☆☆

I always enjoy the bully reads and this one was no different.

Zayden and Rylee start off as enemies. He isn’t her bully but he does take part in it. Their attraction to each other doesn’t take long to surface and once they both open up their relationship definitely becomes worth reading.

Rylee doesn’t have it easy starting at a new school in the middle of the year. Not to mention her bully is her new, less than welcoming, stepbrother who is also Zayden's best friend.

After a few too man
Jan 27, 2021 marked it as to-read
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I not sure what to say about this one another than if there had been a whole lot of communication with the children of the parties involved this whole situation with a love and hate situation could have been avoidable to some extent if not completely.

I have to say the story itself made you uneasy due to the content but, the Rylee being on the receiving end was not some milk stop and although what happen to her was bothering her and effecting her emotional the bullies in turn would not be breakin
Maree Repa
Dec 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Five Amazing Stars

A Change Of Plans

I was absolutely thrilled to receive this next book written by two amazing authors, Alex Grayson and Melissa Toppen. Such both a exciting novel. It have read. Completely filled with change of life, shook and even family.

Rylee’s life was certainly going to change now. It was her final year of high school. She thought it’s was going to be a breeze, now that her parents had broken up and now getting remarried. She thought her stepbrother is such a pain until she
Sharon Mariampillai
This was an enjoyable read. The story was great and it involved a bully romance. The story follows Rylee as she navigates moving to a new school after her mother remarries. She has to deal with her stepbrother, Oliver and his best friend, Zayden, as they make her life hell at school. However, Zayden begins to get to know Rylee better and starts protecting her more and they fall in love during that process. The heroine, Rylee was my favourite character. She fought back and did not allow any of th ...more
K.  Ramjohn
Dec 14, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Treacherous is the latest standalone romance by Alex Grayson and Melissa Toppen. This novel incorporated bully, stepbrother's best friend and enemies-to-lovers tropes into one story that will hold your interest from beginning to end. It will evoke so many emotion from you as the story progresses. There was angst, scheming and romance. I liked characters. Rylee's strength made me love her throughout the story. It took me a while to warm up to Zayden but I ended up really liking him. The story was ...more
Anne Milne
Dec 09, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a story that surprised me, I wasn't sure what to expect before starting but I really enjoyed it. An enemies to lovers story with real depth and that dealt with very real issues with such honesty. My favourite character was Rylee she was so strong. It took me awhile to warm up to Zayden but he slowly grew on me and won we over totally. With characters you'll love and ones you won't. This was a good read that kept me invested from the start. ...more
★¸. • * ° * ༺*Blanka*༺*°°*•.¸. ♥★
Loved this one - you think you have each character figured out however they had so many layers. I loved how strong the heroine was through all the bullshit.
Aug 09, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2020
Well written but a little predictable the drama line.
I enjoyed dual pov's.
Zayden wasn't really a bad boy or bad person, and get to know his thoughts was interesting.
Rylee was so strong and always put her mom happiness first.
Both charaters as individuals as well as who they were together, just amaizing.
Oliver was a son of... at least got over it.
Savannah is the kind of friend you wanna have by your side.
Dec 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I already knew Melissa and Alex were great authors on their own but together, AMAZING! I discovered billy romance within the last year and really love reading this sub genre. When I found out they were writing one together I was super excited. This book does not disappoint! The story line is one I haven’t read before in this sub genre which was very refreshing. I love the characters as individuals as well as who they were together. Fantastic must read!
Dec 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received a copy of this book from the publisher/author to review for Stephanie's Book Reports.

Senior year was not going how I planned. It was supposed to be an amazing year-the perfect year. And it started out that way...until my mom remarried and I found myself in a new town, at a new school, and living with quite possibly the most conniving person I had ever met. But my horrible stepbrother wasn't even the worst part. It was his best friend. Zayden Michaels. Gorgeous, Unpredictable. Treacher
Roxs Reads
Dec 06, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really love going into a book blind which is what I did with Treacherous. Melissa Toppen and Alex Grayson are both top authors for me to one-click, so I had no hesitation in choosing to read this co-written book. I’m not always a fan of Young Adult books with immature teenage characters but I was pleased with this story.

The main characters are older teens who have all experienced some harsh realities of life that have hardened them and exposed their bitter, selfish, and entitled sides. They h
Nov 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Treacherous by Alex Grayson and Melissa Toppen is a na stand alone, entertaing read that had me from chapter one. I started reading and what can I say, I couldn't put it down. I read the whole book, cover to cover, in one sitting.
Rylee is a senior in highschool. She just transferred and now attends with her stepbrother, Oliver. To call his emotions toward dislike is putting it mildly.
And then there's Hayden, Oliver's best friend. They're close like brothers, but Zayden is drawn to Rylee, who's s
Rylee is a senior in high school having to change schools and live with her mother's new husband and son named Oliver. Olive makes sure Rylee knows that he hates her. His best friend since grade school is Zayden. He and Rylee have an attraction but Zayden chooses to go along with Olive in bullying her. Rylee was strong, mature for her age and didn't put up with any BS from anyone. This was a really good teenage bully story. I wasn't sure how it would turn out when I picked it up but no worries a ...more
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I really enjoyed this book once i started I couldn't put it down.

It is a great enemies to lovers story. it is a really good storyline deals with a touch subject bullying.
I think i felt every emotion while reading I liked and hated characters. it will have you on the edge of your seat it is a MUST read definitely one of my top reads this year.
Paula D
Dec 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love enemies to lovers romance. So this one hit the spot. Intense at times and even deals with teenage dark issues and more. Rylee is now the new girl at school and meets Zayden her step brother Oliver’s hot best friend. But Oliver has a plan of destruction but will he end up breaking everything instead? 5/5 stars
Dec 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There are so many HS bully romance themed books out right now, but not all of them are any good. In fact I have read quite a few bad ones, I loved this one! It checked all of my boxes- alpha male, strong romantic theme, and a heroine I actually liked! I so enjoyed this, it will go into my reread collection!
I feel like Treacherous is a mix of so many other books I've read before. In the end I ended up enjoying the second half better, but overall it's not a great read. It didn't flow well at first and as a whole, it wasn't the book for me. ...more
Jan 01, 2020 rated it it was ok
Lame. Would’ve been more believable had this been about college aged kids. There was no real chemistry between the characters other than us readers being told there was. No feels.
Kendall {Book Crazy}
Dec 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars!

I had been waiting for this book to release for a while now, so when it did, I grabbed a copy right away and read it as soon as I could! The synopsis sounded amazing and exactly my kind of read! I've also read books from both these authors and loved them, so I was excited to read a co-written book from them! After reading this book, I can say that I enjoyed it! The plot kept me engaged and wanting to read on and find out how things were going to progress! There was a lot of romance in
Jan 31, 2021 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
Solid predictable teen romance. Was an easy read. I enjoyed it.
Trescina Bell
Dec 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Awesome read!

Loved this couple from the beginning. I couldn’t put it down. It had me from beginning to the end. Awesome read. Loved it.
Lorena  Garcia -- Brittany's Book Blog
This bully young adult book had he completely hooked. I loved the fact that it didn't take long for Zayden and Rylee to acknowledge their feelings for each other. At first yeah, Zayden was a bully towards her but that was because her stepbrother was a real a$$ and blamed her and her mother for breaking up his parent's marriage. But people shouldn't cast stones right! How would it have been Rylee's fault that their parents married and now they have to co-habitat with each other!!

Oliver was trying
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Alex Grayson is the bestselling author of heart pounding, emotionally gripping contemporary romance including the Jaded Series, the Consumed Series, and two standalone novels. Her passion for books was reignited by a gift from her sister-in-law. After spending several years as a devoted reader and blogger, Alex decided to write and independently publish her first novel in 2014 (an endeavor that to ...more

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