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Comments for: The Time King (The Kings Book 13), Heather Killough-Walden, HKL Publishing,

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Great ending to an awesome series! Powerful ~Action ~Suspense~ and of course Romance!!

This book was an amazing finale to an amazing series! Heather Killough-Walden created such a large group of detailed characters in each of the previous books in this series, and not only does she introduce a whole new cast of characters for this final book, but every last character comes together seemlessly in this final book for an epic fight scene full of action and magic.

The whole series held you captive....then this one was beyond....

Best ending to a series but also a best beginning to another new world

The storyline is amazing , as are the characters. This authors imagination holds no bounds, and her books are truly amazing.she definitely deserves this title.

Loved it

Favorite author of all time. I have read all her books, multiple times. She deserves to be recognized for all her hardwork!

Amazing book! Loved how HKW brought all of the characters together from the 13 Kings books and love how unbeknownst to them, the queens at actually stronger than the kings. You will not put this book down and the romance, as ever is scorching.

Excellant story and series

Best series I have read in a long long time!

Love all HKW’s work!! Always well written and can read them time and time again!!

Time King is like the culmination of all things Heather and Kings Series. She really matured in this story and her characters are so heartbreakening. Many trials, many personal struggles but in the end, love conquers all. I love time king and I sympathize with Williams plight, heck, I even symphatized with the villains plight too. It will get you crying, rooting for EVERYONE in there especially the couples who showed up to defeat the entity. You wont’t be disappointed in this rollercoaster of a series and will leave you begging for the next one. I’m so glad she got nominated coz she richly deserves it! Two thumbs up for heather! Hope you win!

Heather Killough-Walden is an AMAZING author!!! She is SO imaginative!! I feel like I am a part of the book while I am reading it...Heather has the ability to pull you in. The book has so many twists & can never figure out anything & I LOVE that, I love that it's not predictable. I read EVERYTHING that Heather writes because I KNOW that what I'm about to read will be my new FAVORITE book!!!

I love the time king but I fell in love so many times before with every one of the Kings series. Heather kilo-Walden is one of my favorite authors she has the amazing ability to entrance you taking to to the highest highs to the lowest lows and back again. After reading the time King I found myself devouring everything Heather has written and what can I say but Wow. At 43 she gets me and my 24 year old daughter reads them right after I finish so Heather gets her too. We love connecting over Heather's books and in this day and age I can never thank her enough.

HKW is a phenomenal person, and I absolutely love her writing. I hope she continues writing for a very long time.

Awesome writer...her books have everything a reader is looking for. Drama, Romance, Suspense just to name a few! Love reading her books!

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