Blog Tour & #FiveBlushReview ~~ American King by Sierra Simone



Enthralling and drop dead gasp-worthy.

– CD Reiss, New York Times Bestselling Author

American King, the stunning conclusion to The New Camelot Trilogy by Sierra Simone is available NOW!!


They say that every tragic hero has a fatal flaw, a secret sin, a tiny stitch sewn into his future since birth. And here I am. My sins are no longer secret. My flaws have never been more fatal. And I’ve never been closer to tragedy than I am now.

I am a man who loves, a man whose love demands much in return. I am a king, a king who was foolish enough to build a kingdom on the bones of the past. I am a husband and a lover and a soldier and a father and a president.

And I will survive this.

Long live the king.


When I was twenty-two, I met a prince. He seemed to be the exact opposite of everything I was—loud where I was quiet, smiling where I frowned, careless where I was careful, careful, careful. Embry joined the Army because Vivienne Moore wanted her son to craft the perfect politician’s resume. I joined because it seemed like the place to continue my never-ending quest for honor; because becoming an officer in the Army had a certain cachet in my neighborhood; because I wanted to somehow cosmically return the favor for my college scholarship; because the structure and rigid hierarchy of military life appealed to me.

Most importantly, I joined because I knew Carpathia was the most dangerous place in the world at the time, and I felt needed there in a way I can’t describe. It was like a barometric pressure that made my bones and teeth ache when I tried to resist it. I knew that I was supposed to be there in the same way I knew that God was real or that I was bisexual. It was a fact, even if it couldn’t be seen.

And after all that, then I see this lieutenant refuse to break up a fight? When we were there on the brink of war and responsible for safekeeping innocents nearby? No. I wasn’t an angry person, but I was a disciplined one, and the one thing I couldn’t tolerate in other people was a lack of it.

I only meant to shake some sense into him, to tell him clearly and unmistakably that he wouldn’t get away with that shit while I was around, but then he turned, and I saw his face for the first time.

And it was over.


One look at those winter-blue eyes and those delicate lips and I was finished. One glance at his lean, long body, and I was falling. Every part of me responded with heat and flush and wrenching want, like a hook had been fastened somewhere in my chest and was now giving an almighty tug, and the only thing to ease the ache would be to get closer, closer, closer.

I’d never seen a boy so beautiful. Haughty as he was, overindulged and so obviously dissolute, he was the loveliest person, boy or girl, I’d ever seen.

I still pinned him against the wall, though. And it was when I had him against the wall with my forearm on his throat and my body trapping his that he sealed his fate. As I was choking him, he looked at me with his whole world in his eyes.


I am ruined.

I say this in the best possible way., hungover, shredded (and turned on).

If you’re reading this review, then you’ve probably read American Queen and American Prince, and most likely by now, you don’t even NEED any more reviews because you’re completely imprisoned by this story. You’re its slave…and you HAVE to know how to it ends.


In Queen/Prince, we are privileged to watch a love unfold that has no labels and no boundaries. In this series, it’s such a gift to be a part of that unique journey which is unlike any I’ve read before in my life. Pages upon pages of debauchery and depravity and decadence and deceit and twists and turns and secrets and betrayal. Of heartbreak and healing. In American King, it all comes together. The story climbs, and it climbs, and it builds, and it twists, and it builds some more…to one.moment. One culminating moment. I devoured the last 200 pages of this book like a starved animal. I completely ignored my husband last night. It was worth it.


Your heart will be broken and mended. You might cry (I did) and then you’ll probably cry some more. You’ll be turned on and turned inside out. I don’t know that I’ll ever read another story like this one. I just won’t want to. This story was so utterly perfect, and I can’t believe it’s over. I didn’t want it to end, and yet the ending was what I needed the most. The writing was beautiful and poetic and dirty and wrong. And so, so right. It was perfection.

Now, enough of reading reviews. Just go and finish the story. It’s going to blow-your-mind.

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About the Author:

Sierra Simone is a former librarian who spent too much time reading romance novels at the information desk. She lives with her husband and family in Kansas City.

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