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ARC Review | Filthy Gods by R. Scarlett

Filthy Gods

by R. Scarlett


Prelude in the American Gods series.

Young. Wealthy. Elite. Attractive. The gentlemen’s secret society at Yale was filled with them.

And Nathaniel Radcliffe, the bane of my existence, was one of them.

As the right hand of the American Gods, he was conceited and arrogant. A dangerously handsome man in a tailored custom suit and shiny black oxford loafers.

The classroom was our battlefield. We made a sport out of arguing and debating, ready to do anything in order to win over the other.

Deadly opponents, deadlier minds.

I’d sworn I’d never give him the upper hand, until…

The secret I’ve been hiding for the last three years?

He just discovered it… and now he has all the power.



One of my favourite tropes ever is wealthy assholes. Someone who wears expensive suits, is domineering and all alpha. I also love enemies to lovers tropes. And Ms R. Scarlett did that with Filthy Gods. She delivered both tropes as well as Nathaniel Radcliffe.


So much so, I’d die for a trilogy about him.

Before Ms Scarlett really announced American Gods, I was all over adding this series to Goodreads. Rich asshole? PLEASE. Sassy heroine? Done. I fell in love with Ms Scarlett’s writing after reading her other series, Blackest Gold. Her series, as well as her writing, also made me fall in love with the paranormal romance genre. I knew I would love her contemporary series.

Privileged Nathaniel Radcliffe is sinfully sexy and deliciously handsome. With utmost confidence, he commands debates with powerful words and his strong presence, making him a formidable enemy in heated discussions.

But he meets his match in Juliette Monroe.

Juliette isn’t as fortunate as everyone else at Yale. Having bounced from foster homes her entire life, as well as relying on government sponsorship to stay enrolled at Yale, Juliette is determined to create something amazing for herself.

Both headstrong and confident, Nathaniel and Juliette debate about every topic imaginable. But that heated contest also extends behind closed doors. When Nathaniel discovers Juliette’s secrets, he’s determined to conquer his match in wholly different and decadent ways.

I love that both characters are driven and determined, with strong aspirations and solid goals. Despite having grown up without wealth, Juliette isn’t easily intimidated or manipulated by everyone’s affluence, remaining true to herself. R. Scarlett did wonderfully creating a thrilling and riveting enemies to lovers story focused on America’s wealthy elite.

Enjoyed this review? You can also read it on Goodreads!

American Gods
Filthy Gods

Rich Boys Don’t Have Hearts

Good Guys Don’t Wear Leather

Ruthless Men Don’t Seek Pleasure

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