King’s Redemption by Grace Risata

Title: King’s Redemption
Author: Grace Risata
Genre: Suspenseful Romantic Comedy
Release: September 15, 2020


A random act of kindness pays off in deliciously unexpected ways…

After Nora Clark finds a distraught young man with Down’s syndrome, she attempts to reunite the lost stranger with his protective older brother.

Oh, what a brother he has!

Tall, muscular, and Dangerous with a capital ‘D,’ tattoo artist Dalton King is the exact opposite of what play-it-safe Nora has ever experienced.

In the blink of an eye, Nora suddenly finds herself swept up in a whole new world full of adventurous mini-golf by day and illegal underground fights at night.  Making matters just a bit more complicated?  Her disapproving friends and family don’t exactly support this new carefree lifestyle.

Will Nora pump the brakes and return to her pampered existence?  Or can Dalton convince her there’s so much more to life than taking the easy route?

King’s Redemption is a full length, stand alone suspenseful romantic comedy with endearing characters, all the feels, lots of steam, and enough plot twists to keep you on the edge of your seat.



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King’s Redemption by Grace Risata
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

***Review copy requested and reviewed on behalf of OMGReads Blog***

This was categorized as a romantic comedy, but I didn’t find it to be comedic in the least. The story revolves around Dalton and mostly Nora. She meets Dalton basically by dumb luck, when she finds Dalton’s lost brother who has down syndromes and she helps him find his way back to his brother Dalton.

Reading the synopsis I expected this story to be different then what actually occurs. The title shouldn’t have been King’s redemption, it was more like Nora’s redemption. It was all about her drama, finding herself and her backbone. King never “redeemed” himself in my opinion, not that he really needed any redeeming. He was angry, bitter, closed off and an all around a-hole because he let’s guilt eat him up inside for past mistakes. Where Nora was a “good girl” who really just seemed to lack experience and was surrounded most of her life by d-bags and had low self-esteem.

The story was definitely entertaining, but the plot didn’t even involve their love story. They didn’t even have any type of relationship, they were basically acquaintances the entire story. The entertainment was in all the drama Nora found herself in and dealing with the d-bags in her life. Dalton basically teaches her to grow a backbone and man up. There was no real romance. Just a few steamy sexy scenes. Lastly, the epilogue was written as a few pages of cliff notes. I guess the author just wanted a one and done with this story and characters, which is too bad because this story and characters had a lot of potential.

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Meet The Author

My professional biography is as follows (I’m not sure why it’s in the third person, evidently that’s the rule): Grace Risata is very excited to share her novels with the world, and she hopes you enjoyed reading them as much as she enjoyed writing them.  Grace would like to thank everyone for giving her books a chance and she welcomes all feedback.  Grace is happiest when reading, eating Portillos hot dogs, and patiently waiting for the inevitable zombie apocalypse.

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