Have you ever heard the sound of your life ending? A cell door slamming shut is the best way to describe it.
I killed a man. A bad man.
One who deserved far more than what I gave him.
He looked at her when she was mine.
He touched her when she was mine.
He broke her when she was mine.
I’m getting out on a technicality.
Now, I’ll get to make her mine.
She’ll cry my name each night instead of his.
She’ll feel my pleasure instead of his pain.
I am Crux Malcolm and it’s my turn to get what’s coming to me…
Farren Hallewell is my addiction and I’m obsessed.
About the Book
by K.L. Donn
Those Malcolm Boys Book One
October 19, 2018
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I’ve been vulnerable my whole life because of men who thought they could take what they wanted and when. Now, I’ll have witnesses to it.
“Don’t do what?” He leans forward, trapping me with his arms. His knee presses into my thigh and I just know I’ll have a bruise there later. I can feel his hot breath against my neck and I fight to free myself. “Do this?” He asks just before he licks up the side of my neck and that’s when it happens.
Something I never thought would.
Someone I never thought would.
Carl is pulled from me and on the ground before I can process anything. Wide shoulders plastered in leather cover my view. Snarling emits from the man in front of me and I don’t know what to do.
Terror races through me and my fight or flight instincts kick in. Before I can make a move though, a gentle hand is on my wrist and the wall of muscle blocking my view is turning slowly.
All I see at first is anger. Fuming rage, ready to kill. When the fog lifts, I see it. I see him.
Savior, knight, killer.
I burst into tears of shame before him and all I want to do is run but I’m trapped in his cold black stare as his gaze travels down my body. I see his mouth moving, but I don’t hear anything.
Because he knows.
And he conquered.
Crux Malcolm saved my life. I owe him everything.
“You owe me nothing.” He snaps in his gravelly voice. When I heard him talk the first time, I knew I could listen to him for days. He soothes me in ways I’ve never known.
“I owe you everything.” I breathe. I hadn’t realized I’d spoken out loud before.
He smirks, and shakes his head, but says nothing else as he raises a hand to cup my cheek. His tattoos run from his knuckles to his neck and what I’m guessing is everywhere in between. They would frighten most, to me I see a story wanting to be told.
“Did he touch you?” He’s viciously quiet. I point to my neck and immediately regret it. Crux is not a man to be messed with. From the tabloid stories, to his crimes, everyone knows that. Whatever is happening here, now, Carl is going to regret it.
Leaning forward Crux buries his face in my neck and lets his tongue travel in the same fashion as Carl had. Only I don’t feel sick over his touch. I feel a quiver wrestle through me and something tightens in my core.
“He’ll pay for that.” He vows as he spins around. Carl’s friends are helping off the ground.
“Murderer.” Carl spits on the ground like Crux is nothing. I read in the papers that his family was never able to sue the Malcolm’s for all they worth because they all had their own fortunes. Everything was split when their father passed away and each of the Malcolm boys forfeited their inheritance if they were to be arrested and charged with a crime and found guilty. There was nothing for their family to take.
I feel trapped in a vortex of fear and safety as Crux takes a menacing step forward, forcing Carl and his friends to back up. Because they know, even though there’s more of them, Crux is far more dangerous then they’re prepared for.
“I’ve killed for her once already; do you think I won’t do so again?” Their eyes widen at his threat. “Touch her again and they’ll never find your body.”
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Farren (Ren) is no longer the girl she used to be. Being hurt was only the beginning it was the betrayal of those who should protect her and that she should be able to trust that cuts the deepest.
Crux is her neighbor and there was something about Ren that called to his soul that he couldn’t deny. He would do anything for her and he did. He is now back in her life and he determined to help his “bird” heal even if it means walking away.
I loved both these characters. Ren has endured so much but she has an inner strength that comes out when she needs it the most. Crux is a possessive alpha male who is determined to be the protector she always needed. The other Malcolm brother’s stories can’t come soon enough.
About K.L. Donn
K.L. DONN is a proud Canadian girl, hailing from Sherwood Park, Alberta. She has a strong dislike for the winter, and a love for spring. Married to her husband Steve, for 13 years, they have 4 beautiful red headed spawns ranging in ages 6-13. She has a strong love of coffee, sarcasm, and wine. (Not necessarily in that order either.)
Krystal loves to write about instalove between couples looking for love. She has a passion for contemporary romance and springs into menage as often as she can.