Title: On Your Knees, Prospect (Kings of Hell MC #3)
Author: K.A. Merikan
Release Date:December 6th 2017
Genre(s): Contemporary, Dark romance
Page Count: 341
Reviewed by: Ele
Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5
Rating: 4 stars out of 5
— There is freedom in blacking boots for the right man. —
Jake. Kings of Hell MC Prospect. Obedient. Desperate for approval.
Vars. Dominant. Stern. Undead.
Jake is itching to become a patched member of the Kings of Hell MC.
For two years he’s toiled as the only prospect. So when a new guy swans in and thinks he’ll get a patch in no time just because he’s got friends in high places, Jake is there to stand in his way.
Only that the guy is older, more experienced, drives a Harley, and has the kind of boots Jake craves to lick.
But he won’t.
Because he only fucks patches.
Vars is ready to find a new home in the Kings of Hell MC after a messy relationship led him straight to hell. In comparison, the pretty, blue-eyed prospect could be just the pleasant rebound he needs.
The boy is a brat, but that could be amended with a firm hand and a gag.
If only Jake was ready to admit to his submissive needs, Vars would gladly take him under his wing.
That is, until he finds out something inhuman resides inside of Jake.
Vars didn’t cheat death only to call out to it again.
But stuck together in one room, keeping each other’s secrets, they might just have to become allies, no matter how unwilling. Because if there is something Vars can’t resist, it’s a boy with pleading eyes.
“You are mine now, boy. This room is soundproof. No one will hear you scream.”
“Yes, sir. My body is yours.”
Themes: motorcycle club, alternative lifestyles, demons, monster, tattoos, secrets, crime, self-discovery, gothic, fresh start, submission, stalking, PTSD, May/December, self-acceptance, enemies to lovers, Daddy/boy, body horror
Genre: Dark, paranormal M/M romance
Erotic content: Scorching hot, emotional, explicit scenes, BDSM
Length: ~130,000 words (Book 3 in the series)
WARNING: This story contains scenes of violence, offensive language, and morally ambiguous characters.
It’s hard to review this book without spoiling parts of it, but at the same time it’s exactly these parts I loved the most. So if you don’t want to know stuff that are not mentioned in the burb, don’t open the spoiler tags.
Jack. Oh Jack. The obedient, loyal, eager
doormat prospect. Jake has been taking care of the club for the last couple of years, waiting for his patch, to the point of being taken advantage of by the other club members. But by the end of this book, he is fearless and fierce. Now, Jake is fire!
Imagine when Vars, the new guy, comes in like he owns the place, ready to get a patch too in no time. But Vars is a dom and he wouldn’t mind teaching Jake a lesson. If only Jake accepted his own inclinations…
There is a lot of BDSM in this book. A bit too much for my own personal tastes, which is why I didn’t always feel Jake and Vars’s chemistry. But if daddy/sir-boy dynamics is your thing, this is the book for you.
K.A.Merikan turn the paranormal notch on in this installment. Now you might wonder, there was time travel and ghosts and a demon that leaps through a mirror. How much more? A LOT! And although I’m NOT a paranormal kind of reader, this is exactly the part I loved the most.
- I LOVED the scenes when Jake transforms into a gargoyle. Amazingly detailed and descriptive without it being boring or overwhelming if you ‘re not into this stuff. And when Jake as a gargoyle interracted with Vars, it brought ALL the feels. And when Jake started losing his human self and the gargoyle starts taking over…I legitimately cried. Brilliant use of Jake’s POV at that point.
Another thing occured to me while reading this story; Knight and Elliot annoyed me a lot a couple of times here, and I realise that the Merikan characters never fully redeem themselves, and since they don’t get a personality transplant either, they remain the same assholes even after their HEA. Yet, we always root for them and and we always love them. That takes serious talent.
I love the secondary characters, even Mr. Maggpie! I’m seriously excited for Gray’s book that comes next. This was a great addition to a series that has become one of my favorite paranormal tales ever. Best to read all books in order.