Wednesday, December 23, 2020

"A love story with teeth and claws. I dare you not to fall in love with Cillian Fitzpatrick." - USA Today bestselling author, Parker S. Huntington

The Villain, an all-new twisted modern day Greek tragedy from USA Today and #1 Amazon bestselling author L.J. Shen is available now!

Cruel. Coldblooded. Hades in a Brioni suit.
Cillian Fitzpatrick has been dubbed every wicked thing on planet earth.
To the media, he is The Villain.
To me, he is the man who (reluctantly) saved my life.
Now I need him to do me another, small solid.
Bail me out of the mess my husband got me into.
What’s a hundred grand to one of the wealthiest men in America, anyway?
Only Cillian doesn’t hand out free favors.
The price for the money, it turns out, is my freedom.
Now I’m the eldest Fitzpatrick brother’s little toy.
To play, to mold, to break.
Too bad Cillian forgot one, tiny detail.
Persephone wasn’t only the goddess of spring; she was also the queen of death.
He thinks I’ll buckle under the weight of his mind games.
He is about to find out the most lethal poison is also the sweetest.

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I leaned against the doorframe, hands tucked in my front pockets, and observed. It took her three minutes to notice me. Another two to lift her jaw off the floor, straighten her spine, and turn scarlet. Our eyes met across the room, and that nagging murmur in my chest happened again.

Get that checked. If you drop dead from a heart attack at forty, you’ll have no one else to blame. She winced, looking like I physically slapped her. 

“Mr. Fitzpatrick.” 

“Miss Penrose.” 

“Veitch,” she corrected, just to spite me. 

“Not for long,” I noted dryly. “A word?” 

“I know many. My favorite one right now is—leave.”

“You want to hear me out.” I cracked my knuckles. “Now say goodbye to your little friends.” 

She looked back and forth between the kids and me, then turned and murmured something to the teacher next to her, and hurried my way, dunking her head down. “What are you doing here?” 

She closed the door behind her, whisper-shouting. 

I’ve been asking myself the same question since bailing on Keith and his snooze-fest speech. What the hell was I doing here?

About L.J. Shen
L.J. Shen is a USA Today, Washington Post and Amazon #1 best-selling author of contemporary, New Adult and YA romance. Her books have been sold to twenty different countries.

She lives in California with her husband, son, cat and eccentric fashion choices, and enjoys good wine, bad reality TV shows and catching sun rays with her lazy cat.

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Gails Review

I’d known it from the very moment I found myself staring at him while he was watching Emmabelle from across the room. He was lost in my sister, but I found myself— everything I’d ever wanted— in him.

The Villain is book 2 in the 'Boston Belles' series by L.J. Shen. and let me start by saying WOW!! Hands down one of the TOP reads for 2020!! This book is just soooooo WOW! L.J. Shen has become one of MUST Read Authors - When I see something new from her.. I need it in my life.. All thanks to a very good friend who turned me on to her *Amy you know girl..*

Cillian (Kill) and Persephone (Persy) story was nothing short of EPIC - and let me tell you.. I soooo wanted to slap/punch Cillian so many times.. I had a Love/Hate relationship with him for most of the book.. but thats quite alright... the more hate the sweeter the redemption..

Persy oh my sweet sweet Persy... she is so sweet & caring, she is smart, and beautiful and lets not forget she is has a sassy and feisty side to her.. She gives and good as she gets.. Cillian has his work cut out for him.. Her love for Cillian was nothing short of epic.. even with they way he was to her.. It broke my heart but I just knew I had faith in Leigh that she would make it all right in the end..

Cillian is Cold, crule, heartless.. the Villain.. and downright A$$hole... but that is why I loved him soooooo much!! It seems the bigger the A$$hole the better..

The Villain is one hell of a rollercoaster ride of a ride.. be prepared for a ride full of drama, secrets, and unexpected twists and turns.. The chemistry between these two is off the charts.. Thank you L.J. Shen for allowing me to go on this amazing journey.. I can not wait to see what you have in store for us next..

Hate you? He wiped the tears with the back of his hand. I have no feelings, Persephone. Not for you. Not at all. I'm incapable of hating you. But I will also never, ever love you

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