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Kian

By: Tijan
Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (403 ratings)
Regular price: $27.99
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Publisher's Summary

Dark. Mysterious. Gorgeous.

Loved by all the girls. Respected by all the guys.

As the heir to a billion-dollar empire, Kian Maston's future was promising - until the day he saved my life. Everything changed for both of us, and there was one more word that could be used to describe him: dangerous. The nation fell in love with Kian while falling in hate with me. He was sent to prison, and as far as they were concerned, it was my fault. I was forced to go into hiding until today.

Kian's being released from prison, and he should go back to being the golden boy he always was supposed to be. I should remain in hiding, living my life as normal as could be. That's what we should do....

Contains mature themes.

©2015 Tijan (P)2016 Tantor

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You feel this one down to your toes.

I can't put my finger on exactly why, maybe it's the intensity and mystery surrounding Kian, or the emotional backstory of their whole story, but I definitely felt the emotions for the entirety of this story.
I only gave it 4 stars instead of 5 because I was a little confused by the characters choices seeming to against who they are, but overall it didn't take away from the book much, and I would give it a recommendation.

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That's a no for me dawg

I didn't like the female narrator's voice. I couldn't tell if she was kian or Jordan. the story was OK. a little slow

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Great Book!!!

Loved the story line and the narrator is amazing with the accents I couldn't put it down it got so late I fell asleep listening to it from exhaustion cause I didn't want to put it down!!! MUST READ!!!!!

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2.75 stars

Oh man I feel terrible giving this such a low rating but I honestly struggled to connect with the story. I think that what was missing for me was more of the past. We do get some bits and pieces but I needed more of what happened before Kian was in jail. I do like Tijans other books though, this one was just not for me.

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Murder, suspense, chemistry....

Story got deeper and deeper. A few twists and turns and who doesn't love a happy ending!

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Slow, Repetitive and Drawn Out

I survived to chapter 32 and gave up. The story was extremely slow with very little romance involved. Lots of saying the same thing over and over in a different way, very annoying. While the narration was decent, the female narrator sounded older than the male narrator and that added to the lack of any real connection between the hero and heroin. All in all this is a waste of credit.

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Excellent love story!!

I have always been a fan of Tijan!! Kian was really good!! Good job! Awesome

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Here's the thing...

I was introduced to Tijan via the Fallen Crest series. I breezed through all of the books in a few weeks and must say that I enjoyed them. That's what led me to try this title. There are a few things that bothered me about the Fallen Crest series that I thought might be unique to the character ages or the characters themselves. However, after listening to Kian, I realize that this is a Tijan thing.

1. The characters are written to have a backstory that makes you either relate to or want to pull for the character. We should want these characters to have a happy ending given what they had to endure earlier in life. In theory, this should produce a full-bodied character that we can buy into. It seems that Tijan develops traumatic backgrounds for her characters, but in a way that is so obvious it seems superficial. I have trouble believing the trauma and the necessity for someone to step in to rescue them. In this way, her characters seem to fall short of their intended impact.

2. I get that Tijan writes young / new adult characters. In reality, you would expect some immaturity in the dialogue and/or actions. However, Tijan seems to want these characters to seem wise beyond their years, given their backgrounds. There are several instances where the character is supposed to say something profound, whether to make an heartfelt appeal or to "put someone in their place," but it always comes out as a childish quip. If you're going to draw attention to something that someone is going to say, especially if the impact of their words are supposed to be significant, it better be good.

I really want to be able to enjoy the books, but those two things, especially the second, have become distracting and are taking away from what could otherwise be solid new adult romance novels.

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More for the young adult

Good book but it is more suited for young adults, Narration was very good, story line was good..

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Are you kidding me?

This could have been a great story.....if any real thought had been put into it. The characters are woefully underdeveloped. The story is woefully underdeveloped. “Just skimmed the surface” described the whole thing. I adore Tijan but this was ridiculous. The only good part was the readers. They were believable and consistent with the right tone.

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  • haley
  • 02-23-16

kian

more from kian please 3/4 chapters in his voice is not enough this is about him and what and why he.did.what be did so why is he.not a main voice this is my only problam would have raved if you had.got it right this should not.of.been over looked the name of book is kian.

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  • LilleyLoohLah
  • 02-06-16

A winner!

I was hooked from the beginning. Got to say I'm an avid Tijan fan, and this book did not disappoint. The story follows Jo who was viciously attacked by her foster father, and Kian who saved her, by killing him, and the fallout caused by the press and public. I fell in love with Jo from the get go, it did however, take me a while to figure out the relationship between Jo and Kian. I had so many different scenarios in my head at one point. Is Jo scared of Kian? Is Kian a danger to Jo? What is Kian's MO? Dual POV is my favourite, so I was happy to see Kian's POV in there from time to time. I found the additional characters and side stories only served to enhance the intrigue, lies, and deceit in this fantastic read. Highly recommend.