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Release Blitz & Giveaway : A Beautiful Nightmare by Shana Vanterpool

Title: A Beautiful Nightmare
Author: Shana Vanterpool
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Psychological Thriller/
Adult Romance
Release Date: November 15, 2016


In chess, the king is the most important piece. But the queen is the most powerful. Sometimes to win, she is sacrificed. 

Lies melt, and this queen has plenty. She should have seen him coming, she should have known. He took her long before these walls let her know. He won’t let her go. Won’t listen to reason. For a love that doesn’t exist, or has her heart committed treason? Lust won’t be ignored, doesn’t care for these wall of lies. And for every one she’s ever told, she’s always had another in mind. But he is truth—he is king. And the longer he is all she sees … and tastes … she can’t help but think, some nightmares are beautiful, and some are dreams. 

In this dark and thrilling romance, the lines of lust and truth are blurred. Life seemingly ends the moment 27-year-old Kinley Hashawaye awakes to find herself inside of a nightmare. Fear and lies are covered in gold and darkness, and her heart won’t let her be when the truth comes back to haunt her. But perception is everything in this kingdom, and danger exists even in our dreams. 

And this king will stop at nothing to have his queen.

A Beautiful Nightmare is a full-length contemporary dark/suspense romance with no cliffhanger. It is intended for readers 18+ due to mature situations.

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***ARC Provided by the Author for an Honest Review***

I’m not quite sure what I was expecting with ‘A Beautiful Nightmare’ by Shana Vanterpool, as I have never read anything by this author previously.

This book had me torn – for one, I love dark romances, but there were moments in this story that just didn’t seem to fit for me as a reader. In saying this, I’ve always found that different people’s opinions will vary due to their tastes.

Our lead male Dash was perfectly defined, and a character I fell in love with. His leading lady Kinley was, a little less appealing but then I believe that’s how the author wanted us to perceive her. It’s not one of your fluffy types of books and will require you to take the time to read it. I say this because you really need to be concentrating on the story line to thoroughly enjoy it.

I loved the twists, the lies and every other conceivable idea that comes with this story as it’s nice to have something given to you that grabs hold of your attention and makes you focus so that it can draw you in.

Although it won’t be for everyone, I do believe if you go into this book with an open mind and no expectation you will enjoy it. 

This is a four star read for me. 

Reviewed by Stacey J

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When I walk into a book store I feel at home. When I smell the pages of a brand new book things make sense. When I read I am who I always wanted to be. I read to escape and I write so others can as well. My family, my actress dog Bella, coffee, and a steamy love story are a few of my most precious things. Keep up to date with future releases:

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