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4.15  ·  Rating details ·  8,687 ratings  ·  1,501 reviews
He was my foster brother.
He swore to protect me.
He failed.
They all failed.
I’m an open box of passé photographs, snapped in chaste daylight, but filtered in sepia. I’m the past that he tried to forget, and he was the future I needed. When he left six years ago, I screamed for him every night. But then it all stopped. My screams were suddenly muffled by cruelty, and further
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Published September 1st 2020
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TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
Aug 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Dark and delicious! Looking for your next mindf*ck from Amos Jones? She delivers!!

Sicko is a gritty, delightful treat about perseverance, unconditional love, and finding hope, even in darkness. It’s equal parts sexy, edgy, and thrilling. These characters are larger than life and the twist and turns you’ll experience while reading this book will certainly keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page.

I instantly fell in love with both Royce and Jade. There’s no doubt they were meant
Aug 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing


LORD. I’m all up in my feelings at the moment. It’s been about an hour since finishing Sicko, and I feel bereft, like I’m floating around aimlessly. What do I do? How do I leave Jade and Royce behind? I don’t want to. I’m not ready.

Jade is FIERCE. While she suffers in this book, she endures. There is a quiet strength to her. She isn’t loud or boisterous, but she carries a lot in her shoulders for those she lovers. Her strength is unparalleled,
❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books

After much deliberating and ping ponging around with what to rate this book I've decided on 3.5 stars.

Sicko was one book I was highly anticipating!! I needed it in my life and I was one happy bitch when it landed on my ipad!!

Ok so this does come with a warning which is new by this author, she never does that!! We readers know what she's capable of, we know she likes to f#ck with us, so the question is, are we prepared?

This is where it missed the mark for me, I was hoping she'd wreck havoc o
Aug 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Sicko by Amo Jones

𝘐’𝘮 𝘨𝘰𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘳𝘰𝘸𝘯 𝘪𝘯 𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘱𝘰𝘪𝘴𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘱𝘳𝘢𝘺 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘢 𝘲𝘶𝘪𝘤𝘬 𝘥𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘩.

𝕊𝕥𝕠𝕣𝕪𝕝𝕚𝕟𝕖: Adopted into the Kane family as an infant, Jade forms an intense bond with her older foster brother, Royce. Overly protective from the start, no one is more surprised and traumatized than Jade when he mysteriously takes off one night—leaving her alone when she needed him the most.

Four years later and Jade is no longer the young girl who idolized her foster brother—and Royce now goes by a different nam
Amo Jones
May 27, 2020 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Sorry, guys! Goodreads deleted the last SICKO page and merged it with the anthology, so if you're wondering why your review isn't here anymore, it will be over on the anthology. I tried reaching out to Goodreads to have this changed, but there's nothing they can do. This shouldn't happen again and this page SHOULD be safe.

However, August 4th, hey!
Bookgasms Book Blog
Aug 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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GAH! Amo Jones just mic dropped the  entire world with the brilliance of Sicko. This dark MC story allows readers a glimpse into this Author's dark and devious but ALWAYS sexy psyche making us demand more. Royce and Jade were beyond epic. Their story was gritty, intense, raw, passionate and so emotional. With Sicko, Jones declares to the world that she can once again deliver an outstanding blockbuster in any genre and will showcase her superior storytelling ability in the process.

Returning to he
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Aug 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Amo Jones has completely outdone herself with this incredible book! This book was undoubtedly phenomenal and nothing short of the epicness I have always come to find from the Dark Queen herself.

I won’t lie, this book was extremely difficult to read at times due to the dark and sensitive nature (please read the authors trigger warning), but I would not have it any other way. Amo Jones doesn’t slide past the dark and gritty, no she gives you all of the bad with the good. She doesn’t just give you
Janell Lovell
Aug 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I’ve been a fan since day one of Amo Jones and her writing that draws you in with each book/character she’s written.

Sicko was dark, heartbreaking, soul searching it redefined what love was when your in total darkness and looking for a way out. Jade was an incredible character one who has this self worth and inner strength I’ve not seen before, she stands out and commands your attention. Her journey was one of pain and belief that there was a light at the end even though at the time I honestly c
Chelé-----4 The Love of Books
What can I even say? The last review I wrote for Amo said her words are, "unapologetically savage, disturbing and jaw dropping!" and you know what? That doesn't even cover it! Now I don't know what I THOUGHT I was going to get when I started Sicko but I was not prepared!

This is Amo at her best! Sicko is meticulously written, insidious, gut wrenching, heart pounding and triumphant! I am under Amo's spell and I never want this magic to end! I know this is a standalone but I'm already prepared to
Aug 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
That was one wild ride. You know a book is phenomenal when you can’t put it down and finish it in one sitting. Amo Jones definitely does not puck with fate with Royce and Jade’s story. Their journey was all sorts of messed up with bombs dropping left and right but their hea was inevitable. They were endgame. Nothing, not even time and pucked up situations would get in the way. The author delivered another out of the box type of read that is nothing out of the ordinary for extraordinary Amo Jones ...more
Aug 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
“𝙱𝚞𝚝 𝙸’𝚖 𝚗𝚘𝚝 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚜𝚊𝚖𝚎 𝚐𝚒𝚛𝚕 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚕𝚎𝚏𝚝 𝚋𝚎𝚑𝚒𝚗𝚍 𝚎𝚒𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛.” “𝙾𝚑 𝚢𝚎𝚊𝚑?” 𝙸 𝚜𝚖𝚒𝚛𝚔, 𝚛𝚞𝚗𝚗𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚖𝚢 𝚝𝚘𝚗𝚐𝚞𝚎 𝚘𝚟𝚎𝚛 𝚖𝚢 𝚋𝚘𝚝𝚝𝚘𝚖 𝚕𝚒𝚙. “𝙷𝚘𝚠 𝚜𝚘?” “𝙸 𝚑𝚊𝚟𝚎 𝚝𝚎𝚎𝚝𝚑 𝚗𝚘𝚠.” 𝚂𝚑𝚎 𝚜𝚑𝚘𝚟𝚎𝚜 𝚙𝚊𝚜𝚝 𝚖𝚎.

𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗜𝗟𝗘𝗥 𝗔𝗟𝗘𝗥𝗧; 𝗔𝗺𝗼 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗤𝗨𝗘𝗘𝗡 𝗼𝗳 𝗱𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀, 𝘀𝗼 𝗯𝘂𝗰𝗸𝗹𝗲 𝘂𝗽.

This is Amo’s most 𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙧, 𝙜𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙩𝙮, 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙙𝙖𝙧𝙠𝙚𝙨𝙩 book of her career so far.
The element of this story is so raw and real and highlights some of today’s biggest problems.
Was I prepared for this story? Is one every truly prepared for a Amo Jones Original? The answer is a simple yet e
Brynnan Diver
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I cannot wait for the full length novel!! I absolutely loved the teaser we got in the Love, Loyalty, Mayhem anthropology! 🖤
Danielle (The Caffeinated Book Addict)
It’s no secret that Sicko was one of my most anticipated reads this year. Amo is seriously the queen of dark romance, and she majorly fucked some shit up in this one. Be aware that there are some very dark themes in this book.

My gosh. I’m going to warn you now that my review will not, and can not, do this book justice. I don’t have those kinda magic words the way that Amo does.

"A well-made lie will continue to burn the tip of your tongue well after you've been fed the truth."

Sicko was so much
Sep 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing

First read from this author and I have to say where the fuck have I been? Absolutely gob smacked didn’t think any author could reach the darkest parts of my souls but Amo has done it.

This isn’t for the pussies out their, my sick twisted bitches this book is for you. Dark romance with a forbidden twist and tones of plot twists that make you think “wtf is going on”

I take my hat off for being able to make my stomach turn while a smile was plastere
Janise ~ Janise's Jivin'Book Book Blog ~
Amo gutted me all those months ago. She has gutted me again, this time with the full length book!
~ ♡ Janise's Jivin' Book Blog ♡ ~

"live each day in oblivion and wait for fate to show up on our doorstep with a bouquet of flowers hanging over its scythe."

Sicko by Amo Jones is not for the faint of heart, the story deals with situations that can be hard to talk about, it's life though and it is happening. Amo takes you into her world and I FU#$ING LOVED IT!!! I do not read many books like this (I c
Patricia Rohrs (words we love by blog)
Nothing twists me up more than an Amo Jones book! My soul waits with bated breathes after each release silently pleading for more words! It has felt like an eternity since my last Amo fix and I was ready for more! The thing is I just wasn’t prepared for Royce and Jade! The raw, and gritty beauty of their story is one that will imprint its place on your soul and you will never forget it!

My mind is in disbelief and I am in a state of shock!! I don’t know where to start or what to say I just know
Sara - Curvy Constellation
Holy Moly!! I feel like I’ve been waiting forever to read this book and it was SO WORTH THE WAIT.

I honestly think that this is some of Amo’s BEST work yet. She touches on a lot of hard subjects and taboo material that most authors stray away from, even in the dark romance realm. I love that she is always pushing the limits and with this one the limits are pushed to the edge. She does it in a way that you’re saying WTF, but also seeing what beauty and light could come out of something so dark an
Sep 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
4 “You can’t fuck with fate” stars 🌟
Love is love, but when it’s unconditional, it’s for life.
Jade and Royce are foster siblings who have been inseparable since childhood, but when Jade is 15, Royce (18) ends up leaving without saying anything, and breaking Jade's heart in the process.

We fight a lot, but we love hard and when it comes to him and me, one cannot exist without the other.

That's where the story picks up.

Four years later, Royce is back. But he is no longer the possessive
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" The Royce you knew isn’t the Royce that you’re about to know. I’ll fuck you within an inch of your life just to prove a point, Duchess. "

'Sicko' is a Dark Romance Standalone by the best selling author Amo Jones. Told in dual perspectives, this book is the true definition of Mindfuck!!!

Ladies and Gentlemen, make way for the Queen of Mindfuck Romance!! Amo has truly outdone herself in this book's and I was shocked at how quickly this cli
Halle Reads
1.75 Stars 🌟
This is just my personal and honest opinion and like any review this should 'be taken with a grain of salt' as I'm sure this will be an unpopular opinion as many of my friends & fellow readers genuinely enjoy this book

Sicko is a Dark & Forbidden romance between foster siblings Royce (Sicko) and Jade. This book comes with a warning from the author that this book may be hard to read at times and it is extremely dark & twisted which as a reader I appreciate warnings & triggers as I kn
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
Heaven won’t take me, and Hell won’t welcome my demons back. I’ll be left in purgatory again, only this time for real.

This was one of my most anticipated September releases. The second I read the blurb to this book, I've been salivating for it. And I think this may have been my favorite Amo Jones book I've read to date. The woman sure knows how to write a kickass heroine and an antihero that will make your ovaries quiver. And this story brought that in spades.

Jade is one of th
**** 4.5 Stars!!!!*****

What an addictive book this was for me! All I wanted to do in the last couple of days is read!!! I was hooked from the start, and I just couldn’t seem to look away from the darkness that this story brought!

The author does give a warning at the beginning of this book and I definitely urge readers to proceed with caution if you aren’t a lover of the dark genre. If you are though, then I highly recommend giving this a go!

I do feel Sicko... aka Royce, could have been even dar
Sep 01, 2020 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
More of an outline or a rough draft than a finished novel

Disclaimer: none of the content that Jones prefaced the novel with a trigger warning for offended me. What offended me was the writing.

The novel's premise is a dark romance involving sort of step-siblings Jade and Royce Kane. When Royce was a toddler, the Kane family adopts baby Jade. The two are very close growing up, and together with Royce's two best friends are a tight-knit friend group. When Royce is 18 and Jade is 15, they go to a ho
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Amo, what have you done to my mind, body and soul?! I freaking loved it! LOVED. IT.

Full review to come!
 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕

Sicko was the dark gritty MC romance that I think we were all waiting for. It was going to be forbidden, dark, and it was going to leave you wanting so much more because the passion that these characters were going to evoke in us, was going to make this story unforgettable and thrilling. Sadly, that was not the case for me and while I did enjoy certain parts of this story, I was expecting MORE.


Everyone knows by now that I love a good forbidden romance and when you pair it with an MC setting? The
Jade Violet

-after I wrap my head around all the mindfuckery...


Jamie Johnson
Aug 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Amo is called the dark queen for a reason and this book proves that point. If you think this story is going to be like any of her other books then you are sorely mistaken. She takes you into the deep, dark underbelly of the world and makes you crawl your way back out, losing some of your soul in the process. My heart was in my throat and I couldn’t read it fast enough. Seriously, I didn’t stop once I started, I was completely enthralled.

Honestly, there just aren’t enough words to give this stor
✰ Liz ✰
"Distraction is the key that cracks open a broken soul."

Sicko is a stand-alone MC/Thriller Contemporary Romance full of non-stop action, suspense, and captivating characters. Jade was left on the doorstep of the Kane family as a little baby. Adopted by the Kane's, she was accepted and cared for. Although she feels brotherly love from the majority of her siblings, the love she has always felt from her older foster brother Royce is different. Royce and Jade have a strong bond and no one o
Anonymous Girl

Buddy read with Liz and Simply Nik.

Triggers / Warnings? ~ Explicit rape, underage girl trafficking, underage rape, crude language, torture, adoptive siblings, manwh*re
Publication Date ~ September 1, 2020
Narration ~ Dual POV-Jade (Duchess) & Royce (Sicko)
Total pages Kindle Book ~ 294
Total Chapters ~ 38 + Epilogue
Ending ~ Concluded

Jade was adopted by the Kane family. They are one of the richest families, and she becomes Royce's, her foster's brother world. It is always J
Laura G/ _page.turner
Aug 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Without question, a top read of 2020.

After finishing Sicko, I really had to sit on it for a bit to try to gather my thoughts, try to come up with some sort of coherent review. Spoiler alert: I was unsuccessful. I mean, how do you try to properly summarize a book that both steals your breath away, yet simultaneously breathes it back into you, making you feel so alive? Because that’s what Sicko does. That’s what Royce and Jade do. The person you are at the start of this book will not be the same
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Amo Jones is a USA Today & Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author whose books have been translated in multiple countries.

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