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Summary

Nothing is fair in love.

This is my kingdom. My territory. I own everything and control everyone, Aurora included. She shouldn’t have barged into my world with no armor. She shouldn’t have caught my attention with no warning. Alas, she did. Then she thought she could disappear. If a battle is what it’ll take to protect and own her, I’ll shed blood. Wars aren’t fair, and neither am I.

Rise of a Queen is the second part of a duet and is not stand-alone.

©2020 Rina Kent (P)2020 Rina Kent

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Cannot be read as a standalone

There's not a lot I can say plot wise with regard to this since it's the second in a duet. But listening to this on audio has raises my rating again. On top of that, while I had feelings after reading Reign Of A King, I still have feelings after reading Rise Of A Queen. I was on the edge of my seat throughout reading this and even then it didn't prepare me for some of the twists this book took. Daddy Jonathan and his alpha yummy and Aurora being delightfully human and real. The combination of these two was everything. Pile on a narration duo and style that I have come to favour while listening to this authors books and you have a fire duet and it's quickly becoming the standard when reading and choosing dark romance. I volunteered to read and listen to a complimentary copy of this. All opinions are my own.

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  • C. Y.
  • 22-11-20

I Need More of This Series!

To say that I’m so disappointed this series is over would be an understatement. I have never enjoyed an audiobook experience as much as I have enjoyed the Royal Elite. If I could give it more than 15 stars, I would definitely do it. Shane East and Keira Stevens were outstanding, but it also helped having Rina write such an amazing story. There was not one character I didn’t like, even the ones you were meant to hate. This was a great closure in the lives of these people. It was nice to see a side of Jonathan that he hid from so many people. I loved the hidden secrets in this book and finding how much he really loved his wife and Aidan. The mystery was shocking and sad at the same time. Many times when I read books like this, I can figure out the true villain. This one blew me away. I will definitely be listening to this series again. If you have read the books, LISTEN to the audiobooks! They will bring you to a whole new experience and it will be worth the credit!

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  • Amanda Anderson/Beauty.and.the.bookies
  • 07-01-21

Crying. Because its over.

This series was UNBELIEVABLE. SO GOOD. I CANNOT GET ENOUGH OF THIS AUTHOR. I can read every book multiple times and its always as great as the first. Rina Kent is magical.

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  • Breen_R
  • 29-12-20

Can't believe this duet is over!!

“Can’t believe this duet is over! I’m not ready to let Jonathan go. I’m gonna miss this man and their sides. Seriously, Rina’s writing talent is quite impressive. Their stories are the one you cant stop until you reach the end. The story, the depth of the emotions plus the connection between Aurora and him plus how Shane and Keira portray them was splendid. A more than just a pleasant audio with a mind-blowing story. Definitely a must listen duet!”

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  • darlene palma
  • 28-12-20

Fan-freaking-tasting!

The love, the loyalty, just all of it is fantastic. The authors words were brought out by amazing narrators. This story completes the duet and left me satisfied. So freaking good!!!

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  • jojodeen
  • 28-12-20

Rise of A Queen was Amazing !!!

I am a huge Rina Kent fan and I essentially devoured Reign of A King up and probably died inside a little when I read the ending because OMG that ending!. So you that when I got Rise of A Queen I dug in and in a matter of hours i consumed that audio book and OMG !!! It was fantastic. Daddy King ( Jonathon) and Aurora romance was everything. The narrators did an amazing job .It was sexy, swoon-worthy , intense and thrilling . The other elements of this story were just as good , just as addicting and THAT PLOT TWIST !! If you're wondering if you should start this series or finish it that answer is YES !!! Immediately !!!

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  • ReaderAddict
  • 26-12-20

Unforgettable Couple.

Rise of a Queen by Rina Kent I Give this Book a 4.5/5 Star Rating, Listing as 5. Formats Read: Audiobook & Ebook Review Updated (Dec. 27, 2020) at Bottom ☺️ No Spoilers. HEA(?): Yes Relationship Type: MF Romance: 4-4.5/5 Heat: 4.5/5, there’s quite a bit! 😍 Drama: 4.5/5 Suspense: 4-4.5/5 Dark(?): Not to me No, but I’ll list it at least 1.5-2/5 Pacing: It does feel a bit more fast paced than I was expecting actually. Predictability: 3-3.5/5, I had a inkling on some things, but then of course majority of the things I ‘predicted’ didn’t pan out Lol 😆 But I do feel like some things weren’t completely answered/explained or might’ve been forgotten, but it didn’t really take away from the story. I was hoping for the memory bits or more memory bits from Johnathan like he had in the Prequel ‘Rule of a Kingdom’. This is a decent finish to Aurora & Johnathan story, it kept my attention and this is definitely reread worthy for me ☺️ I can’t wait for their bonus epilogue that will be in the ‘Royal Elite Epilogue’ that’s coming soon too! I am very much looking forward to reading ‘Throne of Power’!! I also really hope Layla get her book at some point(!!), hopefully with the person or maybe person(s)🤤 I crave her to be with! 😆 Review Update: Dec 2020 Format Read: Audiobook Overall: 5/5 Performance: 5/5 Quality: 5/5 I highly recommend listening to this duet in Audiobook seriously! Shane East & Keira Stevens did a really great job as always, and listening do the Duet, Johnathan & Aurora have become my couple in the series. ☺️

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  • Valentina
  • 26-12-20

Queen's challenge

Again, great storyline but this time Aurora, after being in jeopardy, has become a worthy opponent to James; steamy sentiment rises as Jonathan stakes stronger claim; and familial relationships are tighten. As with the book one in this duet, voice performances are above reproach and bring this age-gap romance, mystery romance to life. Excellent, duet narration.

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  • Kristi Sam
  • 21-12-20

Twisted Perfection!

There are so many sides to Jonathan King. He was a character I despised in the Royal Elite series. A character I was convinced was pure evil, but I think he was just misunderstood. Aurora opened him up and showed us that a playful side did exist. She humanized the monster. I thoroughly enjoyed this dark and twisted tale. Rina Kent blows me away with the content and detail she puts into every book she writes. I also enjoyed the character crossover from her other series. It’s like revisiting old friends. Another amazing collaboration between Rina Kent, Shane East and Keira Stevens. Shane and Keira did an incredible job making each one of Rina’s wonderful characters come to life.

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  • @bookish_kayy
  • 19-12-20

Nice wrap up

Maybe he’s not butter, but she melted him all the same. Ok. Maybe not melted, but he’s been softened quite a bit. This gave us the ending we needed. With tons of plot twists, enough going on to keep me occupied for days and cleverly hidden Easter eggs, I never wanted it to be over. But alas, everyone deserves their happy ending. Even Daddy Jonathan. A bow tie couldn’t have wrapped this up better. As always, the narration is spot on, for the characters as well as the overall vibe of the story.

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  • Lavish Thee
  • 14-12-20

Great duet

I laughed, gasped and cried at the awesomeness of this duet. I couldn’t stop listening and finished in 2 1/2 days. This is my first time listening to Rina Kent’s books and now I’m hooked.