The Devil's Kiss by M.V. Kasi is the latest romance from the author and it is a delicious treat! I have never enjoyed an anti-hero as much as I did in this one.
Anirudh Shaurya is feared and despite his God-like beauty, no one would ever confuse him of being anyone other than the ruthless mafia king that he is. Aditi has her life planned out. Work, love, marry and then settle down with a few kids. But her life upends for the worse when she is forced into marriage with Anirudh who hates her father and is marrying her to exact revenge on him.
A story with strong protagonists who engage in a battle of wills right from the start, I sat glued to my seat turning pages eagerly. A heroine who is loyal and willing to do just about anything for the people she loves, including getting married to a criminal. A hero who is everything dark, dangerous and ruthless, The Devil's Kiss is full of angst, suspense, scorching romance and a multi-layered story that kept stumping me.
The twists and turns keep coming, and every time the reader will think he/she knows what's going to happen, a new curveball will be thrown!
I never thought I would ever love an anti-hero but this impossibility was made possible by the powerful narration of the author who had me grudgingly fall in love with Anirudh. I swooned, fanned myself, shed tears and then laughed hysterically , so happy was I, when the end arrived.
While there are too many mafia romances already written, The Devil's Kiss by M.V. Kasi is refreshingly different and for me the highlight of the story was not only the suspense but the emotional feels I got while reading it.
All in all, The Devil's Kiss by M.V. Kasi is a book that is definitely one of the best reads of 2020 for me and a proud entry in "Njkinny Favourites" list. Well-crafted, professionally edited and with characters that provide not only entertainment but also the soulful satisfaction of being realistic, I give this book 5 out of 5 super shiny stars and Njkinny recommends this romance to all readers above the age of eighteen.