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Fallen Saint (All The Pretty Things Trilogy #2) by Monica James

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All The Pretty Things #2
Monica James
Fiction, Dark Romance
July 16th 2019

Just as this nightmare began, I once again find myself bound, destination unknown. However, this time, my kidnapper is the man who shattered my world beyond repair.

Aleksei Popov—Russia’s number one mobster, and the man I was sold to.

His intentions for me are clear—submit, obey him, and call him master—but I won’t surrender. I’m not like the other girls. Whether that’s a blessing or curse, I’ve yet to decide. The problem is, my disobedience intrigues my captor all the more.

When we arrive in Russia, the rules change.

Saint, the man who was once a sinner, is my only salvation. What was forbidden now gives me hope that there is light in the darkness. He will risk everything to set me free.

But behind these opulent walls, things aren’t what they seem, and when the fine line between pleasure and pain begins to blur, only one thing matters—saving my soul.

I will lie.



I was once an angel, but now… I’m a fallen saint, ready to inflict my own pain and burn this hellhole to the ground.

Megan’s Review

“I am lost to him, and each second I spend with him, I fall deeper and deeper under this spell.”

Since devouring Bad Saint, I have waited with bated breath to see how the turbulent journey of Willow and Saint would continue with the second instalment, Fallen Saint and I was not disappointed in the least. This was in fact the perfect continuation to what has been an intriguing, passionate, heartbreaking, dark and all-consuming romance. Monica’s writing is flawless and captivated me once again with her gripping story lines and the characters that she has so carefully crafted. I was utterly enthralled from the very start and could not put this book down until the last word was read.

I’m actually not going to go into too much of the story as this is the second book in the All The Pretty Things Trilogy and I don’t want to unintentionally spoiler either Bad Saint or Fallen Saint. Both of these books need to be consumed spoiler free, so you savor every word and every twist and turn.

“You give me something to look forward to. You eclipse my darkness and make me want to embrace the light.”

My love for Saint knows no bounds and while I know I loved him in Bad Saint, nothing could have prepared me for how I felt for him in Fallen Saint. I fell for him hard, harder than I ever thought possible. He possesses so much strength, loyalty, courage. His love for Willow is so powerful, passionate and possessive. Saint is such a beautifully broken man that I just could not help but sympathize with. His need for redemption was nothing short of magical and I loved his desire for Willow and the length he would go to in order to protect and save her.

Willow is fierce, strong, determined and a truly inspiring woman. I found myself connecting with her on a level I didn’t even think was possible. She went through so much from the very beginning and the fight and spirit she possesses is exhilarating. This is one woman who, while staring death in the face, will not back down and will fight until the bitter end. She is definitely someone you want in your corner and is possibly my favourite heroine of all time. The intense and electrifying chemistry and passion that Willow and Saint possessed was nothing short of mesmerizing, sweet and positively unforgettable. A love like theirs will surely stand the test of time and will be powerful enough to save them both.

“I never thought there was an after… until I met you.”

Alek is an immensely intriguing character and I’m still unsure as to how I feel about him. While I view him as the villain of this story, there was something about this calculating and manipulative Russian mobster that I was drawn to. He is a complete enigma that I found near impossible to hate.

Fallen Saint captivated me instantly and I was drawn back into this dark, intriguing, heartbreaking and brutal world that Monica has created for us to devour. The intense plot twists and turns had me on the edge of my seat, with the hairs on the back of my neck standing on end. I was catapulted back into this dark world with no idea of what was to happen from one page to another, I had to fully prepare myself for any circumstance that may arise while my heart was literally beating out of my chest. I wait with bated breath for volume 3, Forever My Saint, and I’m unsure as to how I am going to pull through until I can know how the story of Saint and Willow is to conclude. One thing I know for sure is that, if it’s anything like Bad Saint or Fallen Saint, it is going to be absolutely epic.