Duplicity by Matilda Martel

POV: 1st Person Multi
PoP: 73%
Tropes: Age Gap; Arranged Marriage; Anti-Hero; Virgin Heroine; Mafia
Series: Serpico Family Book 1
Rate: 3.5/5 Stars
Release Date: March 10, 2023

I have read a lot of Matilda Martel’s backlist, but this book is a little bit different for her. IT’s a little bit dark, a little bit more intense, and a little bit more bonkers. But bonkers in the best possible way. Now there are things in this book that if I give away it will spoil it, because let me tell you friend I was NOT expecting the twist that came.

Nadia is a mafia princess that has been kept sheltered and away from life in general by her horrid father. Dante is the don of one of the families and a little bit ruthless. This is not an easy journey. And one thing I did like about this book was the fact that Nadia wasn’t a too stupid to live heroine. She was a bit naive, but that is more focused because of her separation from the world for the most part.

Dante is a hard man that claims to not have the capacity to love, but has been attracted to Nadia since the moment he saw her at her eighteenth birthday. We get chapters from his brother Daniel as well, and those lend a little more insight into who these two are. This is a book that you just need to read.