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ARC Review: ‘The Empire’ by Lisa Renee Jones

ARC Review: 'The Empire' by Lisa Renee Jones

I received a complimentary copy of the book from the Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

ARC Review: ‘The Empire’ by Lisa Renee Jones

The Empire

by Lisa Renee Jones
Published by Julie Patra Publishing on March 12, 2019
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Format: eArc
Source: Author
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four-stars

The third and final book in the Filthy Trilogy - Eric and Harper's stunning finale...

Passion. Lies. Family.

Eric and Harper will feel the push and pull of a dynasty gone wrong. Secrets remain. Danger is everywhere. And the pull of their forbidden love will not be ignored.

Can they survive their enemies and find a path to love and forever?

My Review

The Filthy Trilogy finally got its ending. If you haven’t read the trilogy, I highly recommend you do, especially if you were introduced to Eric in the Dirty Rich series. This is one trilogy that takes you through a ride of family drama.

Lisa Renee Jones wrapped up the trilogy perfectly in this book. There were twists and turns into the madness of Eric and Harper’s world. At the end of The Princess, there was a huge cliffhanger, but Lisa gives a quick overview of what happened to let the reader know where The Empire is picking up at in the beginning. Poor Eric and Harper can’t catch a break in their relationship, and both are going to be tested with their relationship in this book continuously. Readers will get a little bit more of Eric’s ‘Savant’ ways, where he digs deeper into the messages that are left for Harper to figure out about what is going on in the Kingston family. Harper is being told not to trust Eric. Harper, of course, knows that Eric is the one to believe and she will do anything to prove to Eric she trusts him more than anyone else.

Both characters are learning that the Kingston family will do anything to keep secrets buried and may even kill to keep secrets hidden. Although, Eric has Walker Security and Grayson on his side to help him reveal those secrets. There are also some others that are coming forward to disclose those secrets finally.

Although this book only received 4 stars from me, I did enjoy it. The second book will remain my favorite of the trilogy though. I loved Eric and Harper’s relationship and how they fought for each other. They didn’t let the drama get in between each other. Harper was even stronger in this book compared to the last two books. I’m going to miss Eric, but I’m glad that both Harper and Eric finally get their HEA, especially after everything they went through.

Now, I’m anxiously going to wait for Lisa Renee Jones’ next books that are coming out this year, which happen to be quite a lot. 🙂


Story Rating: 4 stars
Steaminess Rating: 4 stars
Standalone or part of series: Part of the trilogy and highly recommend reading in order.
Do I recommend this book?  Yes. I recommend reading this trilogy and also reading the Dirty Rich series.
Will I read other books from the author? Yes. She’s one of my auto-buy favorite authors.
Tropes/Elements: Second Chance at Love; Family Drama; Suspense

About Lisa Renee Jones

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT series.

In addition to the success of Lisa's INSIDE OUT series, she has published many successful titles. The TALL, DARK AND DEADLY series and THE SECRET LIFE OF AMY BENSEN series, both spent several months on a combination of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling lists. Lisa is also the author of the bestselling WHITE LIES and LILAH LOVE series.

Prior to publishing Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by the Dallas Women's Magazine. In 1998 Lisa was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine.

FranJessca

Owner/Reviewer at Book Lovin' Mamas
I guess I should type a bio here. I'm FranJessca or Fran for short. I'm the owner of Book Lovin' Mamas and main Reviewer. I've been reviewing books since I got out of the Navy in 2011. Now 8 years later, I'm still reviewing, but this time with my youngest sidekick.
When I'm not reading and reviewing, you can find me at my day job during the week and on the weekend taking care of our little farm.
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