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Cruel Prince (Royal Hearts Academy #1) by Ashley Jade

Continuing with my newest obsession, bully romance, we now have Jace. Insufferable, hateful, vengeful Jace.


Blurb:

I never thought I'd step foot in Royal Manor again.
But four years later, here I am... back to finish my senior year at Royal Hearts Academy.

And forced to face Jace Covington.
My first friend. First crush. First kiss.
The one I left behind.

Only—he isn't the same boy I gave my heart to.

This new Jace is as cruel as he is gorgeous.
And he's determined to make my life a living hell.
Along with the rest of his glorified family and crew of tyrants.

They expect me to worship the ground they walk on like everyone else, but I'd rather eat dirt.

If Jace Covington wants me gone...he'll have to try harder.
Because I've never been the kind of girl to play by the rules.

Jace is cruel. Not as cruel as some of the other bully romances I've been reading lately, but he is definitely not a nice guy. Burnt by his past, still hurting from everything that happened and all the things Dylan did before she up and left, he is an absolute assh***.

Except, the more you read, the more you love him and his brothers. The more you understand, and the more you wish him well. I am not gonna lie, I was in tears towards the end. This book is an emotional rollocoaster. I didn't think it would be possible for it to have a happy ending.  When his brother and his best friend were convincing him to go after Dylan in the end, they were convincing me too. Because I was with him, I wasn't sure that could work out.

Dylan was a spitfire. Full of emotion and bravery. She stood up to him, his bully of a girlfriend, and everyone in the way. If she had not been written as strong as she was, I am not sure this would have worked out. He needed someone that strongminded to put up with his shit.

Find the book at: Inklings Bookshop - Storygraph 

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