Kings of Quarantine | Review

Title: Kings of Quarantine
Series: Brutal Boys of Everlake Prep #1
Author: Caroline Peckham & Susanne Valenti
Version: Ebook (ARC)
Release date: 19 April 2020
Rating: ★★★★★


Cruel. Heartless. Quarantined.
The ruthless boys of Everlake Prep never saw lockdown coming.
But the virus isn’t their number one enemy.

I am.

And as if being confined to a boarding school for the elite wasn’t bad enough, now I’m stuck in isolation with the boys who hate me most too.

Saint, Kyan and Blake. The Night Keepers. Or so they call themselves. They’ve embodied the Native American legend which lives in this valley, taking on the role of the monsters who lurk in the forest. And though they act like beasts, they may also be the most tempting creatures I’ve ever seen.

With the virus escalating and my dad’s name splashed through the news, my entire world is falling apart. What he did has cast a dark shadow over me. And the Night Keepers want to make me pay for his crimes.

Then things went from bad to worse when I touched the sacred rock. A rock which supposedly holds a curse to bind me as the Night Keepers’ slave. And as crazy as it sounds, I decided to play along. Because there are things about me they don’t know. Things my dad has hidden from me for years. All I can be sure of is that I have to find a way to escape this school. But until then, those savage boys are making my life a living hell.

As the virus sweeps through the country and the world twists into something ugly and unknown, the kings of this school become true monarchs. Even the teachers bow to them now. And I’m kinda glad about that ‘stay six feet away from one another’ rule, because without it, I know they’d rip me apart.

At least there’s a silver lining. I’m cosying up to Coach Monroe. My hot as hell, brooding P.E. teacher who has a vendetta of his own against the Night Keepers. And with his help, I may succeed at doing more than escaping the clutches of these heartless fiends. I might even destroy them along the way.

My father taught me how to be strong.

How to prepare for the end of the world.

So this isn’t going to be the end of my world, mark my words.

But if I’m able to use my mind and body to bring these assholes to their knees, it might just be the end of theirs.

This is a high school bully RH series with off the charts angst, dark themes and is not for the faint of heart. Prepare to enrol at Everlake Prep. Bring your hand sanitiser, face masks and toilet paper to barter with, but don’t expect to hold onto them for long. Because it’s time to go into quarantine with the Night Keepers. And everything you own now belongs to them.


This book was provided by the authors in exchange for an honest review. Thank you Caroline Peckham & Susanne Valenti!

Kings of Quarantine is the first book in the Brutal Boys of Everlake Prep series and tells the story of Tatum and her four men: Blake, Kyan, Monroe and Saint.

When Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti shared that they were going to write a new series inspired by the current situation (Covid-19) I was so excited! Kings of Quarantine was such a good book and so hard to put down. I just had to know what was going to happen to Tatum and her four men. I think Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti did an amazing job with this book!

I love love love Tatum. She’s such a badass character, and she’s just so strong. I love that she’s amazing at kickbox and that she knows how to fend for herself. As for the guys, I have two favourites. The first one is Monroe. I’ve always been a fan of student/teacher romance (only when the age difference isn’t that big, so it’s not creepy) so reading about Monroe was just perfect. My second favourite is Kyan. At first I thought I wasn’t going to like him, but he and Tatum are somewhat similar and his bullying isn’t as bad as Saint and Blake’s bullying.

Kings of Quarantine was an amazing book, and I didn’t expect anything else. The story is so well written and fast paced, I finished this book in one day, I just had to know how the book was going to end. I still have so many questions about Tatum’s dad and some questions about the things that happened at the end of the book. I’m looking forward to the sequel, Kings of Lockdown, so I can get to read some more about Tatum and her four men.

I also want to share my favourite quote of this book. I’m a Harry Potter fan and when I read this, I couldn’t stop laughing!

"Man, I wish I had a Dumbledore. I suppose Monroe kinda counted. He was like a hot Dumbledore you wanted to Slytherin to bed with and suck his Elder wand."