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Ruthless King (Dark Syndicate #6) by FaithSummers


The truth hurts, but lies can kill…

I offer to do anything to save my father’s life when he’s captured by the devil he owes a debt to. A three-million-dollar debt.  So, I became the devil’s spy as I enter the lair of the Cartel King to take a job as a live-in nanny for his niece.

My orders were simple. All I needed to do was this: 

  • Get close to the Cartel King
  • Be his to do anything he wants me to do. 
  • Make him trust me enough to tell me the secrets his enemies need. 

Do that, and I will save my father.

I just never expected to fall in love. Or that Alejandro Ramírez would be the first man to heal my broken heart. When he discovers the truth, I may wish I’d died instead of making that deal with the devil. 


Despite the large age gap of which I’m not a big fan, I found the characters likable and the story intriguing.

Alejandro and Lucia have seen a lot of loss in their lives and can’t afford to be falling in love with each other with all of their secrets and the danger that invokes them. However, love knows no bounds as Lucia falls for the man and not the monster everyone fears. His love for his niece, Mia, melts her heart as she grows to love the adorable little girl as well. It’s Lucia’s secret and guilt that is tearing her apart as she lies about why she is there.  Alejandro thinks she is there to be his nanny and more as the contract says, but Lucia is not who she seems as she tries to protect everyone she loves without getting them all killed.

Alejandro’s friends and family are being killed one by one by the evil and mysterious El Diablo. It’s an inside job and Alejandro can’t trust his closest friends and confidants anymore.  As he gets closer to finding out the truth, he is shocked to find the secrets and betrayals that come to light. His first priority is protecting little Mia, and he gives his trust to the one woman who is about to destroy his life.

The characters are well-developed as we slowly learn their tragic stories, and the plot is intense as the reader eventually finds out El Diablo’s shocking identity and who is betraying Alejandro. Lucia and Alejandro’s chemistry is immediate and believable and I did guess correctly how Lucia would unknowingly receive Alejandro’s forgiveness because, after all, he’s the ruthless Cartel king and danger comes with the territory.

If you enjoy hot sexy suspense between two opposites with dangerous secrets, give this book a try. Also, check out my review for Merciless Hunter, book 4 in the Dark Syndicate series. All these books can be read as standalones.

Thank you to Ms. Summers for giving me the opportunity to read this book with n expectation of a positive review.


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FaithSummersLogoFaith Summers is the Dark Contemporary Romance pen name of USA Today Bestselling Author, Khardine Gray.

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