THE KINGMAKER by Selena Laurence ~ Release Blitz with ARC Review


THE KINGMAKER by Selena Laurence

Release Date:  April 26, 2016

Erotic Contemporary Romance




He’s America’s golden boy. A power broker. A Kingmaker.

She’s America’s dirty little secret. A sex broker. A scandal maker.

Together they are headline news.

Lies, deceptions.

A Presidency hangs in the balance.

Then, there is the chemistry.

It’s combustible, incendiary, explosive.





He might not care.

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THE KINGMAKER by Selena Laurence
Release Date: April 26, 2016
Erotic Contemporary Romance
Source: ARC gifted by author/publisher in exchange for an honest review



One of the most beautiful stories with an unconventional story line. I admit, I got a little teary-eyed at the end.  If you want a controversial sexually-charged erotic romance, The Kingmaker does not disappoint.

Politics. Power. Money. Lust. Sex. Scandal  and  Love.  You get it all ! And I got my fix!  Then again, I would not have predicted a scandal of this magnitude in my wildest expectations.

You can be sure that a good ‘ole-fashion sex scandal could not overshadow the issues in this story.  Nevertheless, I liked not knowing the big secret.

Ms. Laurence added many twists and turns to this sexy story of secrets and betrayals while creating a longing of desire between two characters who want to be together.  As a romance reader, we can easily predict the happily ever after ending. The fun thing about this book is the journey to the HEA.

The sexual passion between Derek and London is intense.   London – mysterious, complicated, strong-willed – is a woman without a sense of belonging and self-worth.  She finally finds herself enthralled in a relationship with Derek, a powerful politico figure, who is willing to protect her at all cost.  He is totally non-judgmental and proud to have her on his arm ~ even at the White House! That’s what I love about Derek.

Even though the sexual foreplay is understated, the attraction and connection between them is profoundly intense.   The chemistry builds between Derek and London and the inevitable climax in the end is one of the best love scenes to date.    It’s hot and sensual.

In closing, it is satisfyingly erotic and romantic without being excessive, especially with the nature of London’s job.   While some will not agree with the premise of the story, I found it tasteful and pleasing.

“If I want someone,  I want them.  It’s Attraction” – Frank Underwood, House of Cards


The Kingmaker Excerpt Here>>

About the Author:
Selena Laurence is the USA Today Bestselling author of Edgy Contemporary Romance. In 2014 she was awarded the Reader’s Crown Award for Contemporary Romance of the Year. In 2015 her rock star romance A Lush Betrayal was a finalist in three national contests. Selena lives in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains with her kids, Mr. L, “Goldendoodle” and “Demon Cat.” When she’s not writing she can be found at soccer games and tennis matches, or one of her favorite coffee shops.
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