The Hunt in Elusion by ML Philpitt

“The Hunt in Elusion” by ML Philpitt is an absolute gem of a read, deserving a solid five-star rating. This book offers a riveting twist on the classic Cinderella tale, cleverly set in the intriguing backdrop of the Mafia in Montreal, Canada.

At the center of this gripping narrative is Nico Corsetti, our formidable hero, and Della, the resolute step-daughter of Nico’s sworn enemy. Della’s primary concern is the well-being of her younger sister, a duty she takes to heart.

“Because as much as I’d relish slicing into your neck and watching the blood drain slowly from your body, I still want to be inside your cunt.”

Nico, on the other hand, thrives on the exhilarating pursuit, reveling in the chase like no other. The tension and dynamics between these two characters are brilliantly written, keeping you on the edge of your seat throughout.

I was so engrossed in the story that I devoured it in a single sitting, utterly transported to the enchanting yet perilous world created by the author. The characters are meticulously crafted, going far beyond initial expectations. Della, in particular, exudes a quiet strength that makes her a true survivor, a testament to the author’s skilled character development.

The chemistry and passion between the protagonists ignite a four-alarm fire of emotions that sizzle off the pages. It’s an intoxicating blend of romance and suspense that will leave you craving more.

“The Hunt in Elusion” is a must-read mafia romance with primal kink  that seamlessly blends the elements of a classic fairy tale with the gritty and dangerous world of the Montreal Mafia. ML Philpitt has done a remarkable job, and I can’t wait to explore more of this captivating universe.

Book Stats:
Rating: 5/5
Series: Fractured Ever Afters
Interconnected Standalones
Tropes: anti-hero, dark, dirty-talker, fairy-tale-retelling, enemies-to-lovers, forced-proximity, hidden-identity, instant-attraction, kink, level-4-steam, mafia, possessive-alpha-hero, retelling
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