ARC REVIEW BOOK
So this is my first book by R. Scarlett and I’m definitely an instant fan, loved When Sinners Kneel like so much.
I will definitely be reading her other books.
So this is set in the Blackest Gold world and if you’ve read these books you’ll understand, if not I will give you a little rundown into the scene here.
So Demons inhabit this world mixing amongst the Humans.
There are rules they have to live and abide by and there is also a hierarchy in place among them.
So “When Sinners Kneel,” tells the story of Beau Knight, Incubus and the disgraced knight brother who has fallen far from grace and currently spends a great deal of his time at the pit, in the ring fighting.
And also Lex Harvey, Friend to Beau’s brother and a Souleater demon, who ventures there to try and locate her missing friend last known whereabouts The Pitt.
So much to Beau’s disgust, after he rescues Lex and returns her to his brother she then takes a job to investigate her friend’s disappearance putting the two in close proximity to each other.
So as I said earlier I adored this and literally devoured every word.
This was so imaginative and the world so well thought out it didn’t take me long to lose myself here.
Both main characters were fascinating and so very likeable just in different fashions.
Lex, I felt for her she may have been only eighteen in years but in life experience and wisdom she was aeons.
She’d had such a shitty break-in life and she was a bundle of contradictions able to take care of herself on the one hand but at the same time wanted someone to also take the time to care and not to leave her as had been happening all of her life.
Beau or Savage as he goes by at the Pitt.
Has been in a dark place for a while and with Lex’s introduction into his space things start to seriously look up for him.
Though his soul is still damaged and dark from his past Lex seems to lighten things for him.
Two polar opposites on paper, who have much more in common than they thought.
So, There were some interesting secondary characters here, not many this was a bit light overall on them, but there were some to pep things up a bit.
This also wasn’t that hot on the spice level, if I’m honest I would have liked a bit more in this department, just a tad, after all, Beau was an incubus so I would have liked him to deliver.
What else, Well this also wasn’t major angsty, but there was still plenty of action and thrills to keep me captivated and invested as a reader.
So this actually would have been a full five stars for me my only small niggles were.
The lack of explanation over if Beau had O/W when they were apart after all he was a sex demon and also the break, I wasn’t a huge fan of this either
[The lack of explanation over if Beau had O/W when they were apart after all he was a sex demon and also the break, I wasn’t a huge fan of this either (hide spoiler)]
Only small niggles and this probably wouldn’t be an issue for most, I still found this to be a fantastic read that I can’t recommend enough.
I was provided with an ARC of “When Sinners Kneel (Blackest Gold World #1)” By the author of which I have reviewed voluntary.
All opinions expressed are entirely my own.
“Gahh!! I FLOVED this book.” – Bookgasm Book Blog
“The romance in this book was phenomenal!” – Liz’s Book Bucket List
“I adored these characters and I definitely can’t wait to read more by this author because this book for me was amazing!!” – Kitty Kats Crazy About Books