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Unholy Union

(Unholy Union Duet #1)

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Circumstance put Cristina on my path.
Fate bound her to me.

Cristina and I share a common past. A single night that changed the course of our lives.

She asked me if I was a monster the night I met her.
I am.

She’s about to learn I’m her monster.

Because the countdown that began eight years ago has ended. Her time is up.

On the stroke of midnight, she’s mine.

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Kindle Edition, 332 pages
Published August 25th 2020
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Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
Aug 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mafia, dark-read
5 STARS
When you run, I will come after you. I will always come after you. You belong to me now, Cristina. For better or for worse.”


Oh.
My.
GOD.

I need the next book immediately!!!! My ovaries shall not survive it! I'm a sucker for a good anti-hero, and no one writes them quite like Natasha Knight. As a matter of fact, Damian Di Santo may be my favorite antihero I've read from her to date! This man was SHIVER inducing.

The pacing of this story was PERFECTION. It gives just enough chemistr
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Bex (Beckie Bookworm)
Unholy Union Live Now


This is the first book in a duet and I enjoyed it immensely.
I was definitely left wanting more and can’t wait to read the conclusion of this gripping story which I believe is out in September so not long to wait.
This is mafia romance and focuses on Cristina Valentina and Damian Di Santo.
Christina’s brother and mother were killed in an accident when she was a child, her father a year later supposedly taking his own life.
She has since been raised by her uncle that is until the onset of her eightee
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Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
Unholy Union is dark, terrifying and delicious! Natasha Knight wrote a truly creepy, chilling, spine-tingling story that swept me away to a realm of secrets, murder, and captivity.

Cristina was just a young girl who had suffered unbearable losses and was trying to find her way. At eighteen, she knows a few things: she's alone in the world aside from her uncle and her cousins; she's enjoying her first year of college; and she'll be receiving a box with eight dead roses for her birthday.



It's been e
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⋆Lara⋆
DNF at 84%

Can't fault me for trying! Because I did try. Hard. But there's a limit up-to which I can tolerate characters with this wooden personality.

Like in every other crime romance where heroine is taken from her family as a debt on her eighteenth birthday and given to a monster hero who, by the way is a big big softy once you get past the exterior (because whatever, right?) and then they spend time together because criminal world? Ah! Hero's self employed so breaking bones can always wait. A
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Rachael*Caribbean*girl*bibliophile
How come nobody just lays shit out in their review😭 like damn tell me if he cheats or has sex with OW rather than how compelling and captivating it was 😂 somebody help me please I just bought this Kindle I don't want to smash it because of a cheater ...more
❤️ Nanda ❤️
Sep 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, dark
❤️ Follow me on Instagram for my review's Edits 💋

This is a very intense (slow burn) story about a predator and his prey.

Cristina lost everything when she had 8 years old. Unfortunately for her, her daddy's sins put a target on her back. Damien also lost family, but he's the devil who doesn't wants to lose anything, so when Cristina turns 18, he's back to collect what he thinks it's his.

The pace, the angst, the suspense and all the evolution of the story and their intense connection, put me in th
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Mimiorphee
Aug 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020, arc
"I want to look at her face, study it, this girl, this symbol of our hate. This vessel to absorb our rage."

That is the book I was waiting for while on vacation! Once again, Natasha Knight transported me into her magia workd I like so much. 

In Unholy Union, I met Damian, ruthless man set on a revenge mission after the tragedy that bound his and Cristina's families together. I loved the edge there is to him. His personality is as intruguing as compelling. Getting to know him, finding out the k
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'Unholy Union' is the first book of the 'Unholy Union Duet' by the best selling author Natasha Knight. Told in dual perspectives , this book was another memorable read by the queen of dark Romance for me!!!

I have read all the book of this author and she fails to stun me surprised by her amazing way of writing these delicious dark Romances. Damian and Christina had such a tale and I was captivated right from the start.

Damian met Christina whe
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Kay's Blushing Book Reviews
Aug 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: dark-romance

Once again Natasha has interrupted my household. I could not put Unholy Union down so piles of unfolded washing lay scattered across the dining table and we had takeout for tea AGAIN!

Natasha has a very clever talent of hooking in her reader from the very beginning.
Her anti-hero's walk a dangerously close line of unforgiving darkness, and Damien Di Santo is no exception.
His family is owed a debt, a life for a life. Cristina Valentina is the one that must pay.
Cristina challenges Damien however
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•PerSefone•
Sep 17, 2020 rated it liked it
2.75 stars

Don't get me wrong this is definitely a solid dark tale but I can't give it an higher rating because while I was reading it this was my constant thought :
I've already read this story
I haven't read NK entire backlist but I can say that Unholy Union has the same arc/characters/dynamics as
Collateral
Damage
and
Taken
and
Salvatore

18 years old naïve, bratty, sheltered, virgin heroine ✅
Abusive Villains ✅
Italian Mob ✅
Traitorous Body Syndrome ✅
Revenge arc ✅
Family drama ✅

How many times can you r
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Diana * burningdesire_x3 *
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I Ain't Gonna Hold On To These Monsters Anymore
*arc generously provided by the promo team in exchange for an honest review*

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What’s this book about? (I'm trying to give as little spoilers as possible)
It's over for Christina. Damian is a monster. And he's the type that doesn't hide in the dark. Her time is up and he is coming to claim what's his.

This must be my third Knight read. And I can say that I liked it the MOST. Very strong start. Relatable characters. A bad guy that you love to hat
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25 Readings Or More
Aug 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OH. MY. GOD.
I was unbelievably happy when i found out Natasha Knight was about to release a new dark duet; i didn't even read the blurb i just added them on my TBR.
And well i was right: She is a evil little genius and i love her mind!!!

Unholy Union is the suspenseful dark story of Damian and Cristina.
The events of a tragic night linked their lives indissolubly.
That night left them both with deep scars (physically and emontionally).

"𝒲ℯ 𝒶𝓇ℯ 𝒸ℴ𝓃𝓃ℯ𝒸𝓉ℯ𝒹, 𝓈𝒽ℯ 𝒶𝓃𝒹 𝒾 . 𝒲ℯ 𝓌ℯ𝓇ℯ 𝒷ℴ𝓊𝓃𝒹, 𝒽𝒶𝓃𝒹𝒻𝒶𝓈𝓉ℯ𝒹, 𝓉𝒽ℯ
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Jessica Alcazar

HOLY GOD! I mean … H.O.L.Y. God. That was edgy and deliciously sexy and I’m going to need the next book yesterday! This is hands down one of my top dark romance reads this year. I am still a little twitchy (in a glorious way) thinking back to the storyline.

#FunFact: This is my first read by Natasha Knight and I give you permission to punish me for the error of my ways! What is wrong with me?! Also, I just spent a small fortune making sure I devour all her words!! Lol

Listen, this story is in
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Bookgasms Book Blog
Aug 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ratula
Gah! There is something about Natasha Knight's mafia stories that I am OBSESSED with. But her Arranged Marriage stories are by far my favorite. She has a finger on the pulse of what people love. Cristina and Damian were so delicious. Their story was sexy, edgy and full of the dark and decadently delicious chemistry Knight's stories always bring us!! I was consumed from the very first page!!

I absolutely loved this story. Forced to become the property of Damian Di Santo to satisfy a debt, Cristina
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Cécile Smits
After Unholy,The Beginning,i knew this was going to be a story i needed.
Seriously. Like my next breath.
Because it’s so delicious,so dark......just my kind of story. Natasha had mercy on me,and saved me by very generously gifting me the paperback ARC of Unholy Union.
A gift i am most grateful for.
Because it showed me it is exactly what i was hoping for,and more,so much more!



The time has come. Christina’s 18th birthday is here and Damian has come to collect what is his.
The man that confirmed
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Keri Loves Books
Aug 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book had me hooked from The Beginning! A dark and twisted tale between a monster and the girl he took to settle a debt.

Cristina was just a little girl the first time she met her monster. Eight years later, the monster will become her reality. She thought the worst was behind her when she lost her family, now she is being forced to pay the price for the sins of her father.

Damian has been plotting his revenge for eight long years. He has a plan and Cristina is at the crux of it. He never expe
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hooked_on_books
Aug 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing

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𝑨𝑹𝑪 𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒍𝒚 𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒗𝒊𝒅𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝒆𝒙𝒄𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒆 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒂𝒏 𝒉𝒐𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝒓𝒆𝒗𝒊𝒆𝒘.
𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑁𝐺:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"𝑾𝒉𝒆𝒏 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒓𝒖𝒏, 𝑰'𝒍𝒍 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒆 𝒂𝒇𝒕𝒆𝒓 𝒚𝒐𝒖. 𝑰 𝒘𝒊𝒍𝒍 𝒂𝒍𝒘𝒂𝒚𝒔 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒆 𝒂𝒇𝒕𝒆𝒓 𝒚𝒐𝒖. 𝒀𝒐𝒖 𝒃𝒆𝒍𝒐𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒐 𝒎𝒆 𝒏𝒐𝒘, 𝑪𝒓𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒂. 𝑭𝒐𝒓 𝒃𝒆𝒕𝒕𝒆𝒓 𝒐𝒓 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒔𝒆."

This book was yet another masterpiece by the one and only Natasha Knight.

Cristina Valentina was only ten when she met her monster, Damian Di Santo. Linked by a tragic accident that reshaped both their lives, now she is bound to pay for her father's sins and he shall seek revenge in the name of his family
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Snow
Sep 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
Natasha Knight knows how to mask and intertwine the danger of unknown and sweet chill the atmosphere in the most darkishly tempting and intriguing way...lol

If you find yourself questioning - what the heck does that mean? - hahahah, yeah, wouldn't you like to know? *wink wink*

I'll tell you what, if you are intrigued by my sentence, then the only answer I have for you is, you should read the book and find out for yourself and have the possibility of being swept away by it as well! *winks once more
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Lilith
Aug 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
THE REVIEW FOR THE BOOK UNHOLY UNION BY NATASHA KNIGHT




GENRE:CONTEMPORARY DARK ROMANCE.
AUTHOR:NATASHA KNIGHT.
POV:DUAL POV...FIRST PERSON.
TYPE: BOOK #1 OF THE UNHOLY DUET.
MY RATING: 5 STARS.

CRISTINA has her destiny written in stone since she was 10 years old and was met with an accident where she lost her brother and mother. After her father suddenly committed suicide on the very night DAMIAN came to visit him...she had to leave her home to live with his uncle.
Now, on the night of her 18th Bir
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Debbie DiFiore
Trying to process this. But I really liked this book and I am totally squicked out that I liked it! Not for the faint of heart for sure. But it intrigued me. I probably need to go to confession though.....
Aղցela W.
This was book 1 in the "Unholy Union" duet. We first met Damian Di Santo and Cristina Valentine in the prequel to this series she was 10 years old he has waited 8 years to take her. I liked this book Cristina has lost her whole family her mother and brother died in a car accident that also injured members of the Di Santo family and the father wants revenge he was a mean nasty old man. This book read like a full length prequel. I liked that although Cristina is a virgin and naive she didn't ...more
Fantasy Land Romance Reader
Aug 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020-arc
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Unholy Union is Natasha Knights' latest story and I have to say it is one of my favorites. Although it brought a few surprises forward. Unholy Union is a dark read with monsters hiding in every corner but the question is do you know who the real monster is?

Cristina is innocent in all of this. And you really feel for her. There is nothing about Cristina you won't like. She is sweet and doesn't understand why her life is being turned upside down on the whim of a man like Damian.

Damian and his fam
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Melissa Crump
Jul 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Hello dark, dangerous and delicious!!!! What a story! Holy cow! This book is woven so perfectly with threads of darkness, possessiveness, and power. Dark and divine. Man this book was everything. I cannot wait for the conclusion.
Rhonda Ziglar
Aug 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 HOLY SMOKES STARS!! Holy smokes....this book through me On my head....in a good way. I can't get enough of Cristina and Damian....I was addicted to their story. Dark and delicious, I NEED MORE. Natasha Knight know how to do it.....and she did it RIGHT. This author is one of my favorites and always a one click for me. ...more
Debra Johnson
3.5
Sorry, but after reading the last book in this duet, I have to bring my rating down just a bit. That will also cause it to go to 3 stars instead of 4.

I'm a little disappointed. I expected things to move faster and more time to pass.
I love Damian & I like Cristina.
There is a lot of Mystery, Crime & Intrigue.

It is interesting but the steam is virtually non-existent. Very little in that area happens.
Slow paced & repetitive in a few areas. This read more like a very long 'Introduction' to the c
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Joy Westerfield
Aug 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What an incredible story of betrayal that will make your head spin with the journey this book takes you on! Damian and Cristina met when she was younger and she knew then that he wasn’t to be trusted. Many years later, he comes for her and her life is forever changed.

Damian may not be all that he is perceived to be, and I really liked his character. He is dark, dirty and delicious. Cristina is a young woman thrust into a life she’s not sure how to handle. I really love her character because whil
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JD
This contains the prequel and the first volume of what will be an "unholy duet" sung by Cristina and Damian, whose lives were forever linked the night that her father killed his sister in a drunk-driving accident, leaving these two survivors scarred physically and emotionally. A decade after this tragedy, Damian reappears to take her life, Cristina thinks, in exchange for his sister's. But, while that may have been his original intent (the jury's still out on that one), it turns out that he has ...more
MissPetiteBrunetteBookBlog
On Cristina Valentina’s 18th birthday, her life as she knows it will change forever. A debt for her father’s crime is what’s owed and she is the prize for Damian Di Santo. The name Di Santo causes fear all around but Cristina can’t let him see it in her. He wants revenge and Cristina wants answers. Her life was a lie...but can she make it right? Can these enemies ever become more? They both have tragic pasts that intertwine and both are stubborn to the core. What an outstanding enemies to lovers ...more
Lulu
Aug 25, 2020 rated it did not like it
This story has been written thousands of times and this particular book is a sub bar version of it. I hate these boring dark romance books with ridiculous plot. Why can't authors put real effort into them. What's worse is the fact that this is a duet. More reading misery on its way. ...more
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Natasha Knight is the USA Today Bestselling author of Romantic Suspense and Dark Romance Novels. She has sold over half a million books and is translated into six languages. She currently lives in The Netherlands with her husband and two daughters and when she’s not writing, she’s walking in the woods listening to a book, sitting in a corner reading or off exploring the world as often as she can g ...more

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