Twisted Lies (Twisted, #4) (2024)


130 reviews301 followers

July 1, 2022

4 💚UPDATE: Stella in fact DID bring this mans to his knees

christian: no I don’t miss Stella
also christian: talks to the plants about how he misses her


Starting from the beginning lets talk about the QUEEN 👑 ANA HUANG I first saw Twisted Love on tiktok and read the first twisted series book; and as much as I love that grumpy-ass-no-emotions-billionaire I remember thinking that the writing was not one of my favs. Through her entire twisted journey, her books and writing and way with words has only gotten BETTER (which I didnt even think was possible after twisted hate). Twisted Lies has to be one of most well-written books of 2022 where it balances all components of a contemporary romance book: fluff, smut, tropes, story, suspense+++ without jeopardizing the relationship . Nothing about Stella and Christian’s relationship was rushed or fast. and this man took boy-obsessed to ANOTHER level.

👽 There will be spoilers after this point 👽

🦎 Plot 🦎

We met Stella in the previous twisted books as the successful social media influencer and Christian harper as the cyber security expert who believes people in love are “insufferable”. Fast forward to book 4, Stella needs to find a way to increase her followers and decides to look for a fake boyfriend. Christian volunteers as tribute. simple? NOPE cause Stella (as we knew from TH) had a stalker and he returned and is ALSO obsessed with her. Christian protects her at all cost but theres also a mole in his security company.

And Alex made their wedding florist cry.

This book has everything you could ask for without compromising the quality of story iykwim

🌱 fluffy moments - massages and bubble baths *platonically* 😏
🌱christian taking care of Stella after her panic attack
🌱stella becoming a more

confident powerful version of herself - we love an empowered character development
🌱christian jetting her off the freaking Italy cause she always wanted to go - umm hello THIS IS CALLED STANDARDS
🌱stella defending christian in front of her family - this was in Christian’s pov and mans was touched 🥺🥺
🌱christian being petty af - y’all are not ready for this 😂

Stella is such a pure soul and Ana does such a book job of describing her thoughts. Stella deals with a lot of “mundane” problems that todays society dismisses by saying “other ppl have it worse” therefore invalidating one’s trauma. From feeling lonely and left out as a kid due to her hight, her family dismissing her career accomplishments as not good enough and leading to her self doubts and insecurities. Not only is it well portrayed but I think thats what will make a lotta people relate to her / understand her.

Christian on the other hand is, well… the devil as he calls it. Wouldn’t be much far off I guess. I mean there’s nothing wrong with a morally grey devil who stabbed the hand of the man who groped stella, spilled alcohol on it, then killed him… right 🤗? Ugh the amount of things this man does for stella as if its the most normal thing in the world is entertaining.

stella mentioning she needs a watch
christian: buys a 92k watch cause she needed a watch

Ur just gonna have to read the book for the rest 😝

🐍 PETTY Christian 🐍
hehhehe hes my fav

Christian is (not) jealous of a stuffed animal that stella’s followers say would be a better cuddle buddy (on an insta poll)

“I glared at the raggedy stuffed animal polluting my living room. I didn’t understand why Stella loved it so much, or why her followers would rather cuddle with it thanme

Christian does (not) care if stella dreams of him or not

“I wondered what she was dreaming about and weather said dream included me.
If not, that was unacceptable”

🥬 The smutt 🥬

Ok well to be fair it was pretty well written. I mean you can’t go wrong with Christian harper and praise kink with a splash of rope and ice play 😈. Oh did I mention christian rented the whole ass island and a 70k necklace just to have this moment w her <3

“I couldn’t give less f*cks about how much the necklace cost. I wanted everyone except Stella gone.” *happy for stella but wallowing in self pity*

anyways… christian and his mouth 🤤

“Do you like being finger f*cked out in the open like a good little slu*t?”

“That’s it, sweetheart. You can take it.”

“good girl”

🧊 that one scene 💭 🧊

“I spread my legs farther, and he pushed the ice inside me at the same time he sucked my cl*t into my mouth.”

🪦 here lies my unmarked grave where I will be bury myself if my parents ever read my reviews… or my tabs.

🥦 The stalker 🥦

the identity of the stalker was kind of a let down. it would’ve been more exciting if it were someone . And the whole reason for him being dormant for 2 years, his delusions and his endgame was so sloppy. I loved how it was resolved tho. How christian took care of stella after and how christian took care of the stalker after.

I’m honestly not sure what happened with christian being betrayed by one of his men in his company. I feel like there was some big foreshadowing going on there (maybe for Dante’s book) but im not sure I understand how that helped the story but ill come back to it later.

My only problem with the book was that when I compared it to Twisted Hate, it felt short. I enjoy reading books with witty banter in their relationship like joshjules had vs the calm and cool approach christianstella have. The spice in this book was also less compared to the other twisted books (2 major scenes) TG and TH had a lot more.

📗 christian’s morality chain 📗

man uses cyber destruction as a tool to make people bankrupt and air out their dirty laundry as a form of relaxation. he met Stella 5 years ago instead of when we thought Jules and stella moved into his building. Hes been carrying her dropped ring with him for 5 years! No wonder he let her live at his building for basically rent free.
Oh and he also had a file of her detailing every since thing about Stella up until he saw her! Minor details. Although Stella values her privacy too much to let Christian off the hook so easily

Poor christian, mans soul was shattered for a while there :( But it was fun watching Rhys, Josh and Alex making fun of him 👍

the twisted men have the BEST bromance than any other book series I’ve read.

Alex and josh, respectfully stole the show in those moments.

Josh after finding out christan and Alex had monthly chess dates:

Twisted Lies (Twisted, #4) (2)

Alex dealing with the consequences of having a melodramatic bff

Twisted Lies (Twisted, #4) (3)

Dante and Vivian

Love it when authors tease you with their next book’s characters. I have a few guesses on what tropes their book could have.

🔮forced arrange marriage (for both of them)
🔮 enemies to lovers
🔮ik there is def an ex bf jealousy scenario happening (thnx to Christian)
🔮I think we’ll see christian again since him and Dante are like bffs

i am so excited to meet Vivian !!!

heres my twisted ranking that no one asked for

Twisted men

JOSH MF CHEN - nothing will beat josh’s dirty mouth. u cannot change my mind
alex - no cause nothing beats grovelling for 1 year
christian - “good girl”
Rhys - sorry bb but atleast ur 6 5’ ♥️

Twisted women

jules - j takes sh*t from NO ONE and I relate to her character a lot
ava - for making Alex grovel for a whole year
stella - miss pls inspire me to wake up a 6 am and drink wheatgrass smoothie and do yoga 🧎‍♂️
Bridget - oops this is awkward. But I still ly

Twisted books

Twisted Hate
Twisted Lies
Twisted Games
Twisted Love

My Twisted Love Rating ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
My Twisted Games Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
My Twisted Hate Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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    badboy-x-gg fake-dating forced-proximity-trope


886 reviews5,148 followers

July 5, 2022

twisted lies, huh.

you know what a twisted lie is?

booktwitter telling me this would be like The Maddest Obsession
the exact same they called it.
a "blatant plagiarism" was a term that was thrown around.

where, huh.

twisted lies is as different to TMO as they come. they are basically polar opposites. if they are on a continuum then TMO is on one side and Twisted Lies is somewhere far over there in my trash can

the only similarity is both Christians having a clean car.
you know who else has a clean car.

plagiarism my ass.

🚨 this will contain SPOILERS 🚨

now that this is out of the way, let's play a game i like to call:
Who said this line: Edward Crybaby Cullen or Christian Afraid-of-Unicorns Harper
the winner gets nothing because life sucks and then you die

yeah, i should be so lucky

the lines:

🗨️ "My life was an unending, unchanging midnight. It must by necessity, always be midnight for me. So how was it possible that the sun was rising now, in the middle of my midnight?"

🗨️ "The irony of me cleaning her wasn't lost on me. She was the purest soul I knew, and I was neck deep in blood. The angel and the sinner. [...] Touching her killed me, then brought me back to life again."

it's impossible because Christian is an Edward Cullen wannabe.

all he does is constantly go on about how he is so dangerous and dark and dangerous and could kill you on sight. have i mentioned that he's dangerous
at least Edward was a vampire so the danger was inherently there. Christian literally spends 70% of the book doing nothing except talking about how dangerous he is and be really bad at business and networking. that one scene where Stella had to save his ass by recognizing Christian's business partner was looking for a human connection and not just money-money talk? how did this man become a millionaire? i don't think he has ever talked to a human before.

he does kill someone 70% in, which THANK GOD. i was getting so f*cking bored of his pretentious crying, i literally giggled when he did finally kill someone and proved he isn't just all talk. pretty sure my neighbours think i'm a psychopath now.

when he isn't going on about how he is Danger™ ... actually, scratch that, he never stops.
WHILE he is going on about how he is the worst human to ever live and the literal devil (an insult to the devil who i am sure is way hotter and less annoying than this) he also spends his time being afraid of stella's unicorn plushie 🦄

he touches it once and literally goes "welp 🥺, time to disinfect my hands now" (yes, he does say welp 🥺 out loud, don't fact check this).

why are you so afraid of this unicorn plushie, Mr. Christian I-hate-fun Harper? do you feel threatened? is it because its horn is bigger than your dick? hmmm?

Christian also constantly tells you how obsessed he is with Stella and what great chemistry they have.
okay and where?

"One touch and the room would ignite."
from what. the lack of sparks between you?

this entire book is just tell and no show. i could also tell you how obsessed i am with milk shakes. that wouldn't make it true though cause i'm lactose intolerant. but i can totally repeat "i am obsessed with milk shakes" for 500 pages. i'm sure you would be entertained as f*ck.

it takes them like 60% to f*ck and this is the smut

🕴️ "My co*ck turned to stone."

🕴️ "I wanted to bury myself inside her and paint her with my cum."

🕴️ "Tell me, do you want sex, or do you want to be f*cked."

i am whatever the opposite from turned on is. off, probably.

Stella is also as interesting as her breakfast choices.

"Now, I was drinking my daily wheatgrass smoothie and eating toast in the kitchen like it was a normal day."

girl please, i'm about to fall asleep.

lines like this are also why this book is so GODDAMN LONG. it just kept going. and going. and going.
40% in i was like "well, we should be done soon" and then we weren't done soon.
you could start this book, meet a man, date for five years, get married, get divorced ten years into the marriage - and you still would have 50 pages left to read after you had signed the divorce papers.

also what was with the art thieves story. was i supposed to care.
also the stalker. the whole reveal was all like "IT'S HIM" .... who?????? have we met this man before?? i was about to do a name search on kindle, to see whether he was mentioned before - when i remembered that i do not care.

blablabla. this review is a mess, which is alright because the book doesn't deserve any effort. 1 star.


262 reviews111k followers


January 30, 2024

Ok lemme just.....▄█▀█●

Ana did not come to play with this final installment. my back made a full rotation around the earth reading this book in less than 24 hours. i could feel my hoochilla passituchilla violently throbbing. it was giving everything i asked for. it exceeded my expectations astronomically. i’m now in a deep state of depression because this series is over wtffff 😭

this was giving the most heart aching slow burn, i lost my sh*t. and when the characters finally gave in, i was sent into full orbit. if there’s one thing i love it’s a broken man being brought down to his knees because of a woman. slayyyy

stella was the most relatable and enjoyable character out of the girl group in my opinion. i personally found a lot of myself reflected in her. she had some bad bitch moments and i was f*cking here for it. her character growth and development was done satisfyingly. she’s hot as f*ck and i’d be on my knees for her in 0.2 seconds. 🧎🏻‍♀️

Christian…god i need him more than i need air! deeply imaginative penetratingly so. every time he f*cking spoke you’d think niagara falls was running down my legs. i want this fictional man to implant his DNA deep inside my body. he is the best man. he’s #1 !! and tbh if i cant be with Christian mfing Harper this whole life thing is literally not even worth it. i’m so deadly serious rn like pull the plug, cut the cord, all that. i’m not even playing. when i say he’s obsessed with her i mean he’s so f*cking obsessed it’s concerning. there aren't enough circles in hell for the amount of sins I would let this man commit upon my fleshy vessel😩😩🤚

overall the plot was giving. i was fully invested in the story. this book stands #1 in the series and the way it all ended was nothing if not wholesome. i’ve said this before but i’ll say it again, if this book were a pole? i’d f*cking strip on it 💃🏻

final ranking of twisted characters


josh (still not over chapter 46 in twisted hate)
alex (still think he’s annoying unless he’s around ava)

thx valentines pr for the arc

Ali Hazelwood

Author16 books115k followers

July 3, 2022


Larissa Cambusano

512 reviews

June 27, 2022


you know when you anticipate a release so much that when it finally comes, it doesn’t live up to your expectations? TWISTED LIES CANNOT RELLAAATEEE 💅🏻 because ana did NOT COME TO PLAY, christian & stella DELIVERED YALL 👀

first of all, the plot was immaculate. the slowburn ATEEE DOWN AND I WILL TAKE NO ARGUMENTS ON THAT. christian became my favorite twisted man IMMEDIATELY (sorry rhys 😉) and stella? my bad bitch w a hint of insecurities? a relatable queen wow.

now, not only was the spice and the romance to die for. but the conclusion to the twisted series was done SO WELL I CANT EVEN EIJDUEHWJIHEB‼️ and the epilogue? y’all sos. I ate UP the crumps of all of the couples and characters, and ana set up her new series PERFECTLLLYYY 🫶🏻

I have nothing bad to say. I— i’m amazed. and now i’m sad I finished this universe.

“I was weak for Stella Alonso, and I hated it.“ <3

Ana Huang

Author26 books88k followers


June 30, 2022

Twisted Lies is NOW LIVE!

Read here ->

It is available on all major ebook retailers in the UK, Australia, and other British Commonwealth countries (minus Canada). For those in Canada and non-Commonwealth countries, including the US, it is in Kindle Unlimited.

This is the fourth and final book in the Twisted series, and I'm so excited for you to officially meet Christian and Stella!

💚 Fake dating
💚 Roommates
💚 Boy obsessed
💚 Morality chain

Happy reading!

xo, Ana


608 reviews31.3k followers

November 8, 2022

Overall, I liked Stella but wow too much plot and too many plots.

Maybe it is just me, but when a book is very trope based, I get turned off automatically. The main plot is the so influenced by putting all these quotes into the story that some things the characters say make absolutely no sense and are so out of place just for the one second of brain tingle that issn worth it in the end.

Her and Bridget are my favourites girls from the series and Stella's personality really shone in this book. I thought her story and character development was really good.

I did however predict the plot twist so the "le gasp" moment wasn't there for me.
The fake dating plot was fitting but there was too much going on. The stalking, the plot twist, the second plot line that came into the book at 80%, the overall social media drama.

I am going to be honest and say that Christian would not do the social media thing. He was so obsessed and possessive and "cold" that it made no sense.

Also little side note: This book gave me the Jules and Josh that I wanted. This book definitely redeemed their characters.

Sanyah(Taylor’s Version)

217 reviews235 followers

July 1, 2022

Did I misread or something because it was redundant and cliche. Execution was terrible. I read the word whiskey too many times and ended up skimming. Every time Stella met with Christian,there is the word whiskey 🥃


✦ Rox ☽

302 reviews57 followers

July 4, 2022

Have we all read the same book?


258 reviews4 followers

June 30, 2022

Please let this be Christian and Stella's story! I fell in love with Christian in Twisted Games so I'm soooooo excited

Update (30 June) : OMG IT'S HERE 😭 IT'S FINALLY HERE. Am I really ready to finish this series? NO. Am I ready to get to know Christian? HELL YES. LET'S GO.


"He's just like Christian Alister" Honey, no, he's crazier.

I'm in shambles. MY MIND IS BLOWN. As we know I've been excited for Christian since Twisted Games and GODDAMN was I not disappointed. I. AM. IN. LOVE. WITH. CHRISTIAN. HARPER.

I think my favourite is when the guy is obsessed with HER. f*ck the world. f*ck everyone who isn't HER. And Ana has more than delivered. Christian's devotion to Stella. His love, his protectiveness. I LOVED IT ALL.

This is definitely one of those books where you have leave your feminism and morals at the door before entering. Like this man really killed a guy cause he groped her 😩 I remember reading him torturing those that hurt her and thinking to myself, `Phewww psychopath much. SO HOT' I freaked the f*ck out (in a fangirl way) when how calmy this man goes about doing it. SO SEXY.

And my oh my does my man know how to dirty talk. And the fact that he accounts for my praise and degradation kink. *fans self*

Sadly this is the end of the series. And what a journey is has been. Seeing all the characters in this book literally had me sobbing. Especially Alex being a total softie for his daughter 🥺 I'm going to miss all of them SO MUCH.




474 reviews435 followers

July 21, 2022

I’m sorry but this book was all bark but no bite for me


annie 🇵🇸

240 reviews428 followers

June 18, 2024

➳ 3 stars

It's good but 400+ pages were unnecessary! It's literally hyped up sm for no reason, and Ana keeps tossing Christian Harper into other books as if he's actually making her money?


Christian & Stella .𖥔 ݁ ˖

He's obsessive, a normal stalker, and was nice person with Stella, but STILL he's not THAT iconic. It was only the sex scenes that had the readers screaming. also, reading this series in order, THOSE WERE SAME TOO. None were original. the same dirty talking was overused.

I'm not against stalkers, but Christian is NOT a good one. 😭 He's Christian Grey 2.0 by having someone else do his stalking work instead of FOLLOWING her around, which let's be real, is ✨ the standard ✨ stalker protocol.

f*cked up a little 🤷🏻‍♀️ maybe. I'm also pissed because he's mentioned in not ONE but all FOUR freaking books of the Kings of Sins series! (PUHHLEEZ he's not that cool 😭)

Stella's only personality trait is that her parents are jerks and she's JUST LIKE US. Battling with expectations, finding jobs to make a living, working hard to build a career! Unlike the other girls, I'm sorry, but she didn't really struggle as everything was handed to her on a silver platter after Christian started dating her 😭

I don't hate her. I actually do like her BUT her character development WAS NOT IT. I just wish her character had more depth than a kiddie pool. Even Ava did everything for herself just to build her career even after having a rich boyfriend. It's not Stella's fault that she got a provider bf.

It's actually Ana's fault. 🫵🏻 (Honestly, do we really need Christian to boost Stella's character? Everything sure had to be fine in the end of the book, and Stella struggled in the start, but so did the others. It was supposed to be girls being independent. Stella is talented but, agree or not, Christian did boost her career with his influence).

This book is average, filled with jealousy, domestic, and cute scenes, but nothing groundbreaking! It has the cutest epilogue ever 🤭

• I would've said THAT THIRD ACT BREAKUP SUCKS, but we got ✨ LETTERS ✨ so I will not complain 😗🤭

Ratings .𖥔 ݁ ˖

Twisted Love (Ava & Alex) – 2 stars
Twisted Games (Bridget & Rhys) – 5 stars
Twisted Hate (Jules & Josh) – 5 stars

    attraction-to-lovers boy-obsessed dark-romance

Phuong ✯

667 reviews7,848 followers

July 3, 2022

Christian Harper was kinda cute with how he was obsessed with Stella and all, but have you met the OG obsessed, cold & calculated man named Christian Allister? If not, it's about time for you to read The Maddest Obsession. It's waaaaayyyyy shorter, has no plot and that's better than having this weird stalker plot imo and has better writing.

    3-stars-dat-sh*t-was-ok-but-average alpha-jealous-possessive-hero books-read-in-2022


323 reviews541 followers

July 9, 2022

nobody is more surprised than me that my most anticipated read from this series ended up being my least favourite

i got so bored that i started writing down everything i hated, so here’s my list:

- kinda hate their relationship
- plot was boring
- don’t give a f*ck about the stalker
- influencer..? boring
- plot twists were anticlimactic
- “if i can’t have you, no one can” r u guys seeing this corny ass line
- so repetitive. how many times have we heard “if another man touches you, he dies”
- had to skip the smut i was so bored
- too f*cking long. why was it 600 pages
- how did i like the four scenes with rhys in them better than every other scene in the book

but i also wrote the things i liked (there’s only two):
- he kills guys that wrong her 😌
- their banter >>

in conclusion, i’m bored, tired, and so glad this book is over. i was lowkey tempted to buy the series to have physical copies but over my dead body am i putting twisted lies on my bookshelf

Twisted Love ★★★
Twisted Games ★★★½
Twisted Hate ★★★



424 reviews357 followers

January 18, 2023

christian took one look at stella and decided to rent her a penthouse basically for free?????&&?&? AFTER ONE LOOK yeah lmao my man down bad 😭🙏

cant wait for him to serve boy obsessed

this was everything i wanted and more. christianstella gave me so much buzz just like i expected but rhysbridget will forever be my #1

“Darkness was always drawn to light, but I wasn’t just drawn to her; I was f*cking obsessed.”

christian alister is a #REALMAN i knew he was going to serve boy obsessed morally gray ceo billionaire like no other and i wasn’t disappointed. the fact that he became obsessed with stella after one encounter after which he kept her lost ring in his pocket for 5 years ??? yeah insane man behavior. writing her letters for every day they’ve been apart? probably the best thing that ever happened to me, that trope will always be famous and loved by me.

stella alonso my princess and second favorite girl right after bridget <3 i just loved watching her grow more and more confident throughout the book, she’s such a strong and interesting character. like no wonder christian was obsessed with her i am too.

the epilogue was just perfect they’re my family and my best people forever🫶🫶🫶

ps. @ ana huang i need novellas with the kids immediately

    favs-everyone-else-go-home my-best-book-girls

mya sabramsky

30 reviews1,887 followers

September 21, 2022

twisted lies: 3/5 stars

WARNING: this is going to be harsh.

So… I had quite a few issues with this book. But by the end— it didnt necessarily win me over, but it did however change my views on the characters… just a bit.
Again; I have absolutely nothing bad to say about Ana Huang as a person. Her books have done amazingly well, and are so widely loved— its absolutely amazing, and I’m very happy for her. She seems incredibly sweet— but her writing is just not for me.
Now that I’ve completed the twisted series, I know that I will not be reading any more books written by this author. I simply don’t enjoy the way the characters are written, the plots, or writing itself.
To make this as clear as possible; I discuss some main issues I had with this book (I actually think I overanalyzed this entirely too much) but that doesn’t mean I’m in any way shaming anyone who enjoyed any of this. I am going to talk about bigger issues that I found in this book— and that does not and should not invalidate your thoughts on it. Good or bad. Taste is always subjective, and I simply didnt enjoy this book.

This is both a twisted lies review, AND a series overview. Now that I know everything there is to know… so, be prepared because this is an essay.

To start off the twisted lies review, I’m going to talk about Stella.
I found Stella so incredibly boring. She didnt have anything that defined her as a character besides existing for Christian’s satisfaction. She had no depth. (This is my complaint with most of the twisted girls, which I will explain soon) but her character was so bland. She had anxiety— so there was that. I found the anxiety topic to be a bit scattered. Like it was mentioned a LOT in the beginning, but then it kinda just faded. So, she had insecurities and anxiety, and she was nice. That’s literally all that I can remember about her entire character. Besides the excessive blushing, butterflies, and getting tuned on because Christian was around her.
There were parts of the novel where she became physically aroused because christian sat next to her in a car. In public, she audibly moaned because Christian lightly brushed the side of her neck. She moaned out loud in an art gallery because he stood behind her. There was a scene where she literally got winded— “The memory of my encounter with Christian slammed into me with such force it knocked the breath out of my lungs.” I am gasping for air at the memory of this. All because she remembered the way christian kissed her neck, she acted like she was just kicked in the chest. A direct quote from the book is “I was seconds away from unraveling, and Christian had barley touched me.” Like… are you for real right now. Yes this is fiction, but do you realize how outstandingly over exagerated this is? You’re telling me this girl is on the brink of an org*sm because he stood behind her and touched her stomach? I’m being so dramatic here but this raises the expectation that women should be easily pleased by the bare minimum. As if this is meant to feel so good she starts writhing on the floor of an art gallery— for what?
Again, the fact that this was so far fetched made this laughable and cringe worthy.
She danced in the living room and screamed when she realized christian was standing there. She let a spoon fall out of her mouth and let ice cream drip all over her face, and shirt. She called Christian “grumpypants”, and she carried around a stuffed unicorn and only addressed it as “mr. unicorn”. She said things like “movies, ice cream, and internet. What more could a girl want?” She would tell christian everything in the world there was to know about her, then she would pout when he didnt tell her stuff about him. She would get a “heady rush” when she spoke a word to Christian.
None of these things make her cute, or give her a personality. She just really irritated me. I feel like I’ve babysat 7 year olds who acted like this.
So, the same thing I said for the other twisted women: I don’t have much to say about Stella. Because she really wasn’t a bad character. She was just so poorly written. I didnt enjoy reading about her, I didnt care about her— she had absolutely no structure or real character, whatsoever.

The more I read these books, the more I realized how much all the characters lack actual personality, especially the women. Their only personality traits revolve around the men. Which I get into a lot more a little ways down this review.

Now to discuss Christian. Christian had a bit more personality, but it just wasn’t good. The amount of times he claims Stella to be “his” was almost as often as Stella blushed. Christian was grumpy and broody— but he wasn’t necessarily icy. Which I actually didnt mind. But in the end— Christian can be summed up to a few words as well; obsessive, sarcastic, possessive, rich, dominant. This book warned me in the beginning that he would be a dominant, alpha hero, so really, its my own fault. But my dislike for this book goes much deeper than the actual tropes itself, its the way it all is written.
I did however LOVE that he wrote letters to Stella during their time apart. I love letters in books. They get to me every single time. And I thought christian writing letters to open himself up to Stella was really sweet.
Unfortunately, he didnt open up until the end of the book, and of course, there were only 4 or 5 short letters that the reader got to see. But there were 20ish letters in total— so, I’m a little upset there wasn’t more. Especially because those letters were literally the only way to know christian. Because he didnt talk about himself at all for the first 500 pages.

To talk about this plot, this “stalker” plot was so boring. It reminded me of the blackmailer plot in twisted hate (which I also hated and found incredibly boring). this book was fairly long for a regular romance— and it actually did the opposite effect that twisted love (book one) did. Unlike twisted love, this main drama plot point went on for too long. It wasn’t the pain plot of the book, so it wasn’t brought up enough to be super interesting or seem important, but it was brought up just enough that I couldn’t wait for it to just be over. I know Christian owns a security company— but why didnt they get the police involved? Now that I think of it… none of the issues in twisted love, twisted hate, and now twisted lies were handled in any normal or proper way. Why didnt Stella contact ANYONE when she first found out she had a stalker? And when he broke into her appartment and Christian couldn’t find the footage of anyone leaving the building— why didn’t they get the cops involved then? These characters just have over the top, unrealistic scenarios that they handle like children.
Not to mention the fourth quarter break up (which literally happens in every single one of the twisted books)was because he was so obsessed with her after seeing her five years ago— where they didnt even speak?? That’s terrifying. Her finding binders of information on her in his house, that she was living in? Especially when she’s already so terrified about her stalker. I don’t understand how you can come back from that. I talk a bit about the power imbalance between these characters— and it really shows in this book.

Im not even going to get into a discussion about this smut because I know this is an aspect where I’m particularly picky— and where taste ranges a lot. So if you liked this smut, then I’m really glad you did. But I just couldn’t stand it.
The full body cringe that I had whenever Stella was stuttering, slobbering, and begging for christian — I couldn’t deal with it. i read the first two smut scenes, but I actually had to skip over the remaining ones because they just made me physically uncomfortable. I hated the degrading kink— him calling her a slu*t and a whor* in bed just doesn’t do it for me. There was nothing desirable about this.
The fact that the smut is so similar in every book didn’t make anything better.
Alex was very dominant, and Ava was very submissive.
Rhys was even more dominant, and Bridget crawled around on the floor.
Josh was extremely dominant, and Jules got choked while she begged for it.
Christian was dominant, and Stella cried and begged while he called her a slu*t.
Its fine to have a preference, but by the fourth book I was so sick of reading the exact same f*cking thing over and over. Would it have hurt to have switched it up, even a little bit? Seriously, I talk about this book being repetitive; but it is literally the exact same as all the others. In every aspect.

There were so many small parts of the book that I noticed and just really hated. Like christian telling Stella he doesn’t want any men looking at her, or touching her. And if they do, Christian will kill them. And Christian wants to be able to touch Stella, and if he can’t; then he will die. Those are his exact words. So, I don’t know if that was meant to be attractive or romantic, but honestly— it just sounded like manipulation, possessiveness, and obsession to me.
This is just ONE of the MANY small issues there were with this relationship, power dynamic, and book as a whole.
The last 12% of the book definitely wasn’t as intolerable as the first 88%, but that unfortunately wasn’t enough to save it for me.
However, the ending of this book (the epilogue especially) was cute. Again, since this is the twisted series, it was fairly unrealistic, but it was still sweet. If I liked these characters more, I definitely would’ve loved the epilogue. But it was just… fine.

This entire review has been hidden because of spoilers.


84 reviews50 followers

July 10, 2024

➸ 3.5 ★

When he say “I love you” but Christian Harper said:

❝My dream is to be with you. And my biggest fear, Is losing you❞

【Stella Alonso 】

Stella is too damn cute for her own good, she’s that type sunshiny, shy, quiet, kind girl but at the same time so strong. all of her insecurities and the burden to please her family didn’t dim her light she fought the fear of the stalker/ she stood up against them/ she took care of her nanny / she took a risky path with her blog but wasn’t afraid of failure/ she did her own brand. So yeah Stella was so so beautiful inside out. And I appreciate her character on a deeper level bc her story was the most normal and relatable. And she luckier than us to get a man who make feel like this:

❝I don't know how to explain it.
But he makes me feel like I can be anyone I want to be.❞

Wow I’m so happy for you (I’m Not)

【Christian Harper 】

He was actually interesting. Not like Alex who made his entire personality about being a billionaire (Christian is but he didn’t brag about it) or Rhys who thought that being good in bed is everything (Christian is but he didn’t brag about it) or josh who thought that he’s sooo funny with his ego that’s bigger than his dick (Christian is funny with a big ego and a bigger dick sooooo) And I knoooo he’s your standard, typical, repetitive Ana Huang MMC Rich/ Grumpy/ jealous….. and I hate this type sometimes in normal romances but I found myself loving Christian 🤭

❝You taste... Like mine❞

Now I love you but you definitely didn’t need to copy Christian allister right here.

❝If you saw yourself the way other people see you, You'd never doubt again.
"How do other people see me?"
"Like you're the most beautiful, most remarkable thing they've ever seen.❞

Christian you don’t say sh*t like that and expect a girl not to fall in love 😫

I enjoyed the relationship so much. Between all the couples theirs was the most well executed one. It took a perfect pacing. It felt true. No rushing. IT FELT GOOD TO READ.

❤︎ ❝A kiss with her wouldn't be just a kiss. It would be my f*cking end❞

Twisted Lies (Twisted, #4) (22)

Now you wonder all this good talking. Why not 4 stars? I’ll tell you.

First off the writing is horrible in all the previous books so it didn’t put me off guard that much but she did something in this book that made me cringe. the monologue of how they describe how they feel sound hilarious, like at this point you’re just trying to sound deep with it.

-Dark flames devoured all the oxygen in the cabin.

-into the remaining pockets of air in my chest.

-leaving nothing behind except promises of sin and dark pleasures.

-Christian was a finely honed assassin's blade sheathed in velvet, Dante was a hammer burning bright with deadly intent. Lethal and striking, with no ambiguity as to the damage he could inflict if crossed.

Girl you don’t even know Dante 🤡 why tryna sound like know it all? Also Who describe ppl like that? When I meet ppl my first thought is to go home and never associate with humankind again So this is NOT realistic Stella.

-black ice coating my veins

What the f*ck is even that?

Now second: say it with me. Yes 👏 you got it. The plot. I’m parting my hair with a knife at this ridiculousness of the plots in these books. the plot came and wiped the only good goal she scored. What the hell was this mess with christian’s parents and the painting? Tell the planet to stop spinning cuz I’m logging off from earth. Stupid. Messy. Out of place. Love to ruin my fun.

Butttt For the first time in the series the reason of the third act breakup wasn’t unrealistic. So she get a point.
-Rowan: 3
-Ana Huang: 1

But wait I’m not done cuz yes it was normal but Stella was being unreasonable. Christian was obsessed with her for 5 years but he never acted on it cuz he didn’t want to be a creep (i know it’s bare minimum) until fate brought them together, so all that files that he had were public info that anyone can fine calm down girl. And again let’s be real giving his business and what he does for living ofc he gonna have files on everyone.

You’re telling me a man like him shows you that he’s obsessed with you and you get mad instead of flattered?
Yea yea I have boundaries and all that but it’s CHRISTIAN HARPER!


It’s timeeee 💃 with Mariah Carey voice.

The dedication?

To everyone whose favorite color is morally gray

PICK ME. CHOOSE ME. LOVE ME Christian Harper 🙋🏻‍♀️

Christian you twisted


martina (chaos version)

587 reviews277 followers

July 5, 2022

i used to love this series until i realized i’ve read the same book four times.
yes, i needed to read four in order to realize this. in italy we say “you have to eat one kilo of it to realize it’s sh*t.” that’s me. i’m dumb.

but enough with me, let’s talk about the book(s):
hot guy is bad and mysterious. he doesn’t love anything but hot girl (see below).
hot girl is dumb and a damsel in distress. she can’t function without hot guy.
bad guy is bad. then he is very bad.
hot guy messes up because spoiler, he’s dumb too.
hot girl realizes hot guy is just troubled, he has good heart after all.
hot guy knocks up hot girl because that’s the ultimate goal.

roughly 2,000 pages summarized here.
you’re welcome.

i would like to say that i have been kidnapped by aliens and i have no memory of it happening because there is no way i used to love this series.


516 reviews2,658 followers

November 18, 2023


Nothing I haven't read before. Ana Huang, can you be original for once?

    2-stars books-2022 read-in-english

janeee :D

342 reviews101 followers

July 28, 2022

this was genuinely the worst book in the series . what a way to end this sh*t show 😭😭

    2022-reads aoc-but-not-da-politician-shelf dislike-what-now-bitch


485 reviews4,163 followers

June 28, 2024

Okay I didn’t hate it. It was just never ending. Like if it shaved off 100 pages I would’ve loved it more.

The first half of the book was amazing. Loved it. It had everything I wanted; broody and grey mmc, passionate and cute fmc and there were the small moments. I have so many highlights in the first half it’s ridiculous. I really thought it was going to be a solid 5 stars( I even called it to my sister)

Butttt where did it all go?? After that 65% mark it started to get so… flat. My sanity was literally hanging by a thread. I thought okay maybe the stalker will spice stuff up yk?
But then ummm… ?? What was that?!


Christian got just plain boring toward the end. He ended up killing this guy that touched Stella’s ass and goes back to Stella but doesn’t tell her what he did.

How is this open love if he’s not shown her every dark facet of his life??

Towards the end of the book she says she realises what a bAd BoY Christian is and that he’s capable of BaD tHiNgS *yawn*
LIKE COME ON. He should’ve shot a guy in front of her. I’d love to see Huang work through that scene. I feel like she took lots of easy routes to get through the problems.

Anyway, I had these theories for who the stalker could be:

Theory 1 - the concierge, Lance?

Theory 2 - the one guy who commented on Stella’s picture of her in the green dress with Christian’s hand on her thigh, Brycefitness. The guy he was about to crush with a barbell but didn’t??

Theory 3 - that one guy she went on a date with???

And who does she choose??! SOME RANDO GUY IVE NEVER EVEN HEARD OF!

There was supposed to be at least some kind of sprinkling of hints throughout the book right?! Wrong.
This was just shoved in our face like BOOM! He’s the guy and you have to accept it. And his backstory was explained so intricately. Like?? Where was all of that in his letters? Why was he not reminding her of the fact that he knew her? The guy did such a poor job at stalking so he gets a big fat F. Oh well, at least he took care of his grandma 🤷🏻‍♀️

The only redeeming factor was how badass Stella was when she ripped the guys flesh out WITH HER f*ckING TEETH. I read and reread that part so many times because I kept thinking wait did i actually read that right?! THAT made me scream with pride.

I will say that even though I wasn’t interested in the whole plot to his rivalry and stuff but that betrayal kind of hurt bc I actually liked Kage. I was genuinely shocked from this more than the stalkers identity which is a damn shame.

*Spoilers Finished*

That epilogue was so cute though. It was such a nice ending to the series and I really loved how all the banter didn’t stop as they got older.

I’m so upset that I didn’t love it because they were my babies. They still are but not my favourite lol.

𝗦𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗻𝗼𝘁𝗲:
The new series sounds so interesting. And why does she keep describing Dante as this guy who’s not traditionally handsome like?? No give me handsome. Thank you. (I’m joking)

𝗦𝗼𝗻𝗴𝘀: 🎧
Masterpiece - Cloudy June
Die for you - The Weeknd

𝗙𝗮𝘃 𝗤𝘂𝗼𝘁𝗲𝘀:
💛“Green eyes. Green dress. Symbolic of life and nature.
Apparently, it was my new favorite f*cking color.”

~I don’t love it but I don’t hate it

❤️“Because I don’t want to be jailed for murder if anyone touches a hair on your head.”

💛“There were no unimportant details when it came to Stella.”

❤️“Some photos were worth a thousand words. This photo said only one. Mine.”

💛“No profile photo, no bio, no followers. One following.”

💛“Rhys Larsen used to be my top bodyguard until he fell prey to the disease people called love”

💛“She thought her rent at the Mirage was low? That was nothing compared to how she lived rent-free in my f*cking head.”

[Before Reading]
When this book comes out, I’m not holding back. I will be UNLEASHED.

(Btw the guy on the cover is not it. I’m sorry.)

    3-stars all-those-words-but-felt-nothing cute-cuter-cutest

lulu ☆

49 reviews501 followers

June 11, 2024

➷ 5 𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑟𝑠

“𝑌𝑜𝑢 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑎𝑙𝑤𝑎𝑦𝑠 𝑏𝑒 𝑚𝑦 𝑓𝑖𝑟𝑠𝑡, 𝑙𝑎𝑠𝑡 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑜𝑛𝑙𝑦 𝑙𝑜𝑣𝑒.”

- okay first of all, that was so freaking good. and second of all, can we please just take a moment to appreciate the cover? green was DEF Stella's color and the butterflies AHHH. so damn pretty.

“𝐵𝑢𝑡𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑓𝑙𝑦?” 𝑏𝑒𝑎𝑢𝑡𝑖𝑓𝑢𝑙. 𝑒𝑙𝑢𝑠𝑖𝑣𝑒. 𝘩𝑎𝑟𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑐𝑎𝑡𝑐𝘩.”

→ this story follows Stella and Christian, the fourth and last couple of the twisted series.
𝒕𝒓𝒐𝒑𝒆𝒔: enemies to lovers, fake dating, billionaire romance.
𝒔𝒑𝒊𝒄𝒆: ⅗

𝑺𝒕𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒂 𝑨𝒍𝒐𝒏𝒔𝒐: I absolutely LOVED her character and role in the book so freaking much but thats mainly because she was so relatable. the family issues, being insecure, being shy, being an introvert, being a hopeless romantic while avoiding relationships, having social anxiety and always thinking ur not enough.
so damn relatable.
honestly.. if nat outed me like that at the dinner table i wouldve pulled her hair and started a cat fight. (iykyk)

"𝑇𝘩𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑤𝑜𝑢𝑙𝑑 𝑎𝑙𝑤𝑎𝑦𝑠 𝑏𝑒 𝑎 𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑡𝑙𝑒 𝑔𝑖𝑟𝑙 𝑖𝑛𝑠𝑖𝑑𝑒 𝑚𝑒 𝑡𝘩𝑎𝑡 𝑤𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑛𝑜𝑡𝘩𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑒 𝑡𝘩𝑎𝑛 𝘩𝑒𝑟 𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑠 𝑎𝑝𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑣𝑎𝑙"

𝑪𝒉𝒓𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝑯𝒂𝒓𝒑𝒆𝒓: hold on.. lemme just get my knees real quick-
its safe to say that i will not be picking between Christian and Rhys.
they're both superior in every way possible and my fav twisted men.
apart from being smoking hot i loved how he took care of Stella after some creep traumatized her, but i did NOT see that twist coming..
i was mad at Christian for like 2 secs but then i got over it, like how can u be at someone so handsome and hot.. i just dont get it. AND THOSE LETTERS?? UM EXCUSE ME?? i was full on SOBBING when reading them.
ugh. now i want someone to write me letters when im gone and obsess over me.. luckly i do.. in my dreams!! :D

"𝐿𝑜𝑣𝑒 𝑤𝑎𝑠 𝑡𝘩𝑒 𝑙𝑎𝑠𝑡 𝑝𝑖𝑒𝑐𝑒 𝑡𝘩𝑎𝑡'𝑑 𝑏𝑒𝑒𝑛 𝑚𝑖𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑖𝑛 𝑡𝘩𝑒 𝑝𝑢𝑧𝑧𝑙𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝑚𝑦 𝑙𝑖𝑓𝑒, 𝑤𝑖𝑡𝘩 𝑖𝑡 𝑖 𝑤𝑎𝑠 𝑓𝑖𝑛𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑦 𝑤𝘩𝑜𝑙𝑒"

ummm is nobody going to talk abt the epilogue? no? okay.
i was crying out of joy and sadness, joy bcz of how happy every couple was *not going to spoil it for anyone dwdw* and sadness bcz.. i have to say goodbye to this series.. words cannot describe how much i love this series. it might be my all time fav- yk what no. it IS my fav series of all time. period. 5 star series, no doubt.

"𝑁𝑎𝑡𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑎 𝑤𝑎𝑠 𝑚𝑦 𝑠𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝑏𝑦 𝑏𝑙𝑜𝑜𝑑, 𝑏𝑢𝑡 𝐴𝑣𝑎, 𝐵𝑟𝑖𝑑𝑔𝑒𝑡, 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝐽𝑢𝑙𝑒𝑠 𝑤𝑜𝑢𝑙𝑑 𝑎𝑙𝑤𝑎𝑦𝑠 𝑏𝑒 𝑚𝑦 𝑠𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑏𝑦 𝑐𝘩𝑜𝑖𝑐𝑒.”

ana is def my fav author. her writing style is literally everything. her books are so fast paced, im not even kidding, u can fly through it in one sitting without even realizing.
idk what drug ana put in this book, but im addicted.

    5-star-reads books-i-own


37 reviews38 followers

February 9, 2024

➺ 𝟰.𝟱 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘀

Feels so weird that this series is finally but also kinda suddenly over for good🥲 it wasn’t the perfect series but I’ll always love it for other reasons. and with it the love of my life, my man, Christian, will be gone too🥲 I’ll write a review just for the man you are to me baby. ily Christian Harper, I will never forget you🫶🏻

RTC in a week or so since I’m in the middle of a trip right now, x

𝗝𝗮𝗻 𝟮𝟰𝘁𝗵:
𝗛𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗼𝗹𝗹!! Thank you all so much for participating.

FINALLY FINISHING OFF THIS SERIES AFTER A YEAR!! I’ve heard this’s the best book in the series so I’m excited for it. It’s been a minute since I read a good ol’ smutty book, so please don’t disappoint me baby🤞🏻


378 reviews5,903 followers

January 3, 2023

I just finished reading this and IN LOVEEEE

shei ღ (semi - hiatus bc exams )

202 reviews868 followers

October 18, 2023

—— 3.5 ✰ stars.

I've finally finished this series!! I have to say my expectations were concrete level lmao. But it is true that, in my opinion, the series improved as it progressed.

In Twisted Lies, we follow our latest couple, Christian Harper and Stella Alonso, he is the CEO of his security company and she is an influencer and aspiring fashion designer. We've had synppets of both for the previous three books and I have to say they were the ones I was least interested in, but it turned out to be my favorite book in the series.

Let's talk about the characters:

- Stella: Life gave me a slap in the face, since I always said that Stella was the least interesting of the four girls, but she has become my favorite, I felt her very real, with very real fears and traumas. She evolved a lot during the book and became a strong and confident woman.

“i was getting better at saying no, but I still over-explained myself every time���

- Christian: Just like with Stella, I thought I was going to hate him and that he was going to be the boy I liked the least, my favorite is still Josh, but the position of worst romantic interest goes to Alex lol. I liked reading his point of view and that he was really a character with totally gray morality, although it is true that his possessiveness was kind of a turn off for me, and his obsession with Stella was borderline unhealthy.

“But like I said, I didn't like people touching what was mine”

My problem with this book was the excess of pages and length. It was not necessary. I admit that the book had an incredible slowburn, and until 70% of the book I was happy.
But then the whole plot of Stella's stalker was actually boring, the final conflict between them was predictable and already seen in other books and please don't get me started on the smut. I can't, I cringe so hard my teeth hurt lol.

About the end of the series in general, it was sweet, seeing the endings of each couple so many years later, and

I especially loved Jules and Josh <3.Some quotes that I liked:

“the day people stopped thinking they could change someone who didn't want to be changed was the day fewer hearts got broken”

“I was used to being alone. Even when I was surrounded by people, apart from me isolated itself until I felt I was watching a movie of my life instead of living it” FELT THIS TOO HARD.

And last but not least, the quote that summarizes this book:
“The world wasn't black and white, no matter how much I wished it were. And sometimes, we found our happiness in the shades of gray.”

previous updates:

im starting this so I can finish the twisted series!
I didn’t love the previous ones and knowing me I will probably not like this one but here goes nothing 🤓


72 reviews35 followers

Want to read

September 20, 2023

I really wanna read this and finish this series, but bruh why is it 560 pages 💀

Lilyya ♡

395 reviews2,348 followers

March 20, 2023

4.75 stars

"That was the thing about humans. We were hard-wired for survival, and we took every opportunity to convince ourselves that our problems weren’t as bad as we thought they were.
Hope and denial. Two sides of the same coin. They kept us from falling into a well of despair even in the darkest of times."

One of the aspects that I really appreciated about this series was; with each book Miss Huang's writing and plots have improved until they bloomed into this slow-burn masterpiece.
Firstly, I should point out that the author's writing style and morally grey main characters are not suitable for everyone taste in romance , if you’re looking for a realistic relationship and normal day-to-day basis featuring her protagonists, that’s clearly not it. I understand that the repetitive scenario with a billionaire being head over heels with a woman might bore but, I, personally don’t complain about a schematic that I actually enjoy.

"Despite what I’d said about love being a drug, Stella was my greatest high.
A temptation with no escape.
An obsession with no end.
An addiction with no cure"

Christian was the CEO of a flourishing security company and Stella worked for a fashion magasine and was a well-known fashion influencer and blogger. The two of them had some mutual friends and we witness their first "meet-cute" in the previous book in the Twisted Series where Christian agreed to lower the rent for Stella and her friend so they could live at Mirage.

"Stella Alonso had consumed my world in a way that made it impossible to go back. There was only before her and after her."
"If my thoughts were chaos, she was my anchor"

The relationship/slowburn, were brilliantly orchestrated I loved every step they took from being neighbors with awkward encounters to agreeing to be in a fake-dating relationship that profited both of them, Stella needed a little boost to upgrade her game in the fashion influence world and Christian wanted a candy arm to exhibit at mundane events. They eventually acted on their mutual attraction because the tension between them was cristal clear, palpable throughout the book.😮‍💨

"A world without Stella in it was one that didn’t deserve to exist.
My hunger to piece together her puzzle tethered me to sanity and fed the tiny part of me that still believed in goodness and humanity.
It was the order to my chaos, the flame to my ice."

Christian was this enigmatic personnage with a knowing smile and cold hearted aura. He was so found and fascinated by Stella from their very first encounter and that alone should have been a sign for what the story-line reserved us as a plot twist. Christian wasn’t just talk —even if he calmed he didn’t believe in love, he said the most romantic things— but acted

too much at times, ngl; he was so supportive with every professional turn Stella envisioned, I loved that part because he never downplayed the importance of her social median work even if it was the worst nightmare for his profession. He defended her at all costs.
*another sequence with my feminism going out the window*

"Rich, handsome men were a dime a dozen, but men with hearts like his were a rare breed.
He wasn’t perfect, but he was perfect for me."

Stella was a shy character who didn’t speak her mind very often. She wasn’t understood by her own family and found confort only around her friends and beloved passion; fashion. She was selfless and too kind for her own good but the moment she came out of her shell and confronted her family was one of the most satisfying part of this story. The way she and Christian defended each other against her father was so precious. The poor Stella had faced a lot but didn’t let the circ*mstances she went through define who she was or blind her spark. She was full life and always tried to hand Christian and his overwhelmed persona with a dry humour.


No wonder his name was Christian. He had a major God complex."

/!\ Spoilers /!\

"Even if you never forgive me.
Even if you never talk to me again.
Even if you move on.
I’ll still love you.
You will always be my first, last, and only love."

So what Christian did was wrong this is irrefutable, but it was nonetheless fitting with his control freak persona. The letters he wrote were so darn emotional and so out of character and the fact he did it only to try and won her over was.. ugh! Cute not gonna lie. (There was no cheating or ow or any of that.)

"If I can’t see the monster, it doesn’t exist."

Stella had a stalker for years and when she exposed her fake relationship with Christian, the stalker got angry and the harassing multiplied until he invaded completely her privacy. With my first read I clearly didn’t have the right culprit in mind.

"As much as I hated Alzheimer’s for robbing her of the life she’d lived, sometimes I was grateful for it."

Maura, Humm.. that was a touchy subject to read and even more to reread about, she was Stella’s nanny when she was younger and had no one to take care of her when she got sick. Stella stepped in and wanted to help with paying her medical bills and charges.

***I loved to buddy read this book with you, Ingrid, and hope your next read gets you out of your big reading slump, ily girl!💗

It’s one of my 5 stars read that I have a loooot of apprehension to reread.

scared to hate it anyway buddy read with the Beautiful Ingrid 💚. Wish us luck!


❀ Rose ❀

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July 6, 2022

I’ve been reading this book for 10 years and I’m only now hitting the 50% mark lmao

Legit the couple i’m most excited about


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July 1, 2022

I honestly have not one bad thing to say about this book. IT WAS SOOOOO GOOD 😭😩. Mr Christian Harper is definitely a new favourite book boyfriend of mine FOR SURE. This was honestly the perfect way to end such a good series 😌

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