REVIEW: Malum: Part 2 by Amo Jones

Malum: Part 2 (The Elite King’s Club book 5), a dark and emotional romance by Amo Jones is NOW LIVE!

Some girls don’t like pretty things.

Some girls like things that are destructive, and toxic. Things that fuel our bodies with adrenaline and bring our demons to their knees.

They say magic isn’t real, but it’s it the closest way to describe love? It doesn’t exist physically. It merely exists around us, within us, possessing our souls and making us do stupid shit. Shit like falling in love with a boy who knows how to rip my world apart and raise hell with a simple flick of his wrist. Their secrets are now mine. I’m not just in the middle of this game, I’m helping orchestrate it. Can the cries of my aching soul be enough to drown out the burning embers of my mistakes?

The mind strengthens the heart, roughing the edges to prepare it for war. This is a war I will not win.
This is a war of fate.
𝑆ℎ𝑒’𝑠 𝑔𝑜𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡𝑜 𝑏𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑘.
𝑆ℎ𝑒’𝑠 𝑔𝑜𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡𝑜 𝑓𝑎𝑙𝑙.
𝑆ℎ𝑒 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑢𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑦 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑒 𝑏𝑎𝑐𝑘 𝑡𝑜 𝑚𝑒, 𝑜𝑛 𝑎𝑙𝑙 𝑓𝑜𝑢𝑟𝑠
𝐵𝑒𝑐𝑎𝑢𝑠𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑖𝑠𝑛’𝑡 𝑎 𝑓𝑎𝑖𝑟𝑦 𝑡𝑎𝑙𝑒
𝐼 𝑎𝑚 𝑛𝑜 𝑘𝑛𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡.
𝐼’𝑙𝑙 𝑡𝑎𝑘𝑒 𝑎𝑙𝑙 𝑜𝑓 ℎ𝑒𝑟 𝑠𝑜𝑢𝑙
𝐴𝑛𝑑 𝑝𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑖𝑛 𝑚𝑦 𝑠𝑝𝑖𝑡𝑒.
𝑁𝑜 𝑙𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡.
𝑁𝑜 𝑙𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡.
𝐸𝑣𝑒𝑛 𝑚𝑦 𝑑𝑎𝑟𝑘𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠, 𝑠𝑢𝑟𝑣𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑑𝑎𝑦𝑙𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡.
𝑇ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑖𝑠𝑛’𝑡 𝑎 𝑓𝑎𝑖𝑟𝑦-𝑡𝑎𝑙𝑒.
𝐵𝑢𝑡 𝑙𝑜𝑣𝑒 𝑑𝑜𝑒𝑠 𝑤𝑖𝑛
𝐵𝑒𝑐𝑎𝑢𝑠𝑒 𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑠𝑖𝑛
𝐼𝑡’𝑠 ℎ𝑒𝑟 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛.
𝑆ℎ𝑒 𝑏𝑒𝑎𝑡𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ 𝑚𝑦 𝑣𝑒𝑖𝑛𝑠.
𝑊ℎ𝑖𝑠𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑟 𝑚𝑦 𝑓𝑙𝑒𝑠ℎ
𝑇𝑢𝑔𝑠 𝑜𝑛 𝑚𝑦 ℎ𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑖𝑛𝑔𝑠
𝐿𝑖𝑘𝑒 𝑎 𝑝𝑢𝑝𝑝𝑒𝑡 𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑙𝑒𝑑 𝑖𝑛 𝑎 𝑚𝑒𝑠𝑠
𝑊𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑚𝑦 ℎ𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑏𝑒 𝑒𝑛𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ
𝑇𝑜 𝑏𝑟𝑖𝑛𝑔 ℎ𝑒𝑟 𝑏𝑎𝑐𝑘 𝑡𝑜 𝑙𝑖𝑓𝑒
𝑊ℎ𝑒𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑓𝑖𝑟𝑠𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑠ℎ𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑐ℎ𝑒𝑑 𝑓𝑜𝑟
𝑊𝑎𝑠 𝑛𝑜𝑡 ℎ𝑖𝑚
𝑂𝑟 ℎ𝑖𝑚
𝑂𝑟 𝑚𝑒
𝐼𝑡 𝑤𝑎𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑠𝑜𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 ℎ𝑎𝑢𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑑 ℎ𝑒𝑟, 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑜 𝑚𝑖𝑠𝑒𝑟𝑦.
𝑇ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑖𝑠𝑛’𝑡 𝑎 𝑔𝑎𝑚𝑒.
𝑇ℎ𝑜𝑠𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑛’𝑡 𝑚𝑦 𝑡𝑟𝑖𝑐𝑘𝑠
𝐼𝑓 𝑠ℎ𝑒 𝑑𝑜𝑒𝑠𝑛’𝑡 𝑜𝑏𝑒𝑦
𝑇ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒’𝑠 𝑎 𝑛𝑢𝑚𝑏𝑒𝑟…
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My Review

Tillie and Nate are back and even though they’re a bit out of their element due to an array of messy emotions and chaotic and life-changing events, the king and queen of the Elite Kings are so ready to rule and to reign over their subjects in a way that clearly illustrates that they will do what needs to be done for those they love, doling out their brand of justice and refusing to allow anyone else to control them. 

One aspect of Amo Jones’ writing that always overwhelms me is her meticulous and dynamic characterizations of her heroes and heroines. The complexity of who Nate and Tillie are as individuals, as a couple, as important members of the Elite Kings is essential in understanding what makes these two so perfect for each other and for their chosen family – the Kings.

Nate is so much more than what he shows those around him, and while I think that’s deliberate on his part, I also feel like it’s both a blessing and a curse for those who matter most to him. As much as he doesn’t want to be owned by Tillie because their connection doesn’t match up with the life he’s lead up until her, he really doesn’t have a choice. She’s under his skin, in his blood, and she’s not going anywhere and while that complicates things for him, it also is something that can’t be undone despite actions to the contrary.

Tillie continues to prove that she belongs to the Elite Kings…that she is absolutely meant to be Nate’s queen; she holds her own in the Kings’ dark, destructive, and deadly world, and she bows down to no one, including Nate, at least not all the time. Tillie is a force in her own right and that resonates from the pages of Malum Part 2 and it delivers a clear message about where her loyalties lie and what she’s willing to do to protect those she loves.

There are multiple layered plot lines strewn throughout the pages of Malum Part 2, and each one is a piece of the bigger picture; each one is cognizant of the others and all of them intersect at the end when the conflicts are at their most tenuous moments and a resolution seems almost improbable due to how far characters have gone and the extent of the damage they’ve caused and endured. But that’s exactly what keeps readers connected to the characters and their story because with every twist and turn…with every dark and dangerous situation…with every contrary statement and unwarranted act, Jones takes readers down one hell of a rabbit hole of her own creation, and by the time that we’re clamoring to get out…to put all parts of the puzzle together so that we’re no longer stammering for insights and information, she pulls the rug out from under us once more, creating an emotional maelstrom unlike anything readers have felt before and directing us to a conclusion that will undoubtedly leave readers strung out and hungover but also amazed by how far the characters have come.

The fact that Amo Jones crafts all of her characters in ways that make even the supporting ones stand out makes it quite easy to choose favorites among them. Brantley has definitely captured my attention when he’s in a scene, but after finishing Malum Part 2, I’m completely enthralled with him…the way he carries himself, his relationship with Tillie…everything about him intrigues me and I’m ready to learn more about him, how he sees things and what matters most to him in the crazy and deplorable world of the Kings.

Amo Jones was meant to craft dark romance. Her diabolical ideas and her ability to cross boundaries with ease prove that she belongs in this genre and with these flawed and messed up characters. Her stories expertly illustrate how much of herself she puts in her stories and why she has the cult following that she does, and just so you know, I’m a member of her deliciously dark and decadent fan club;)

4.5 Poison Apples

About Amo Jones

Amo Jones is a small country girl totally winging this author thing (she’s probably doing it all wrong). She likes cake, loves wine, and her religion is magic. She’s a profound work-a-holic, but when she’s not writing, you can find her chilling with her kids & partner at the nearest beach, with a cocktail in her hand.

New Zealand is not a state of Australia and rugby is the best sport ever played.

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