Overall Grade: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
Tumultuous. Titillating. Tender. All of these adjectives aptly describe Devney Perry’s final book of her Tin Gypsy series, Tin Queen. In my opinion, Perry’s book is a perfect ending to this series. It is everything you love about Devney Perry’s stories: a hard-driving story that pulls you in from the first chapter, complex characterizations, and the message of family that connects her deftly developed characters. You cannot help but fall in love with characters such as Emmett and Nova because Perry forces it upon you with her capacity to write a story that melts your heart.
Tin Queen is an enemies-to-lovers, vengeance story. This romance focuses on Nova’s want to undermine the Tin Gypsies in retaliation for her father as a way to earn her love from him. Throughout this story, the part that makes this tumultuous and tender is Emmett and Nova’s individual forays into their pasts, reflecting on the lies and deceit that mire them. Over and over again, Perry pummels her reader with the reality of the Tin Gypsies’ past and the heartbreak wrought over their choices. And even more importantly, Nova’s understanding of herself in the specter of her past makes for huge, heartbreaking revelations of her own life.
There is so much about Tin Queen that makes it one of Perry’s bests. From their chemistry and attraction to the development of their feelings for each other, Emmett and Nova are definitely the most complex relationship in this series. This also makes for a bombshell of an ending for the entire series.
I am earnestly going to miss the Tin Gypsies. I can only hope that we will find them lurking in future Devney Perry stories, as she loves surprising her diehard readers.
Honestly, if you have not yet read this series, start now. Begin today. From beginning to end, this series is utterly fantastic. And Tin Queen is the cherry on the top of it.
In love and romance,