Gypsy Truths by Kristy Cunning – A Book Review

Posted September 4, 2019 by Booksandblurbs in Horror, PNR, Reverse Harem, Reviews / 3 Comments

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Gypsy Truths

(All the Pretty Monsters – Book 6)

by Kristy Cunning
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Slow Burn, PNR RH, Series now Complete
Available on Kindle and Kindle Unlimited

Down and Dirty

It is hard to express just how awesome this ENTIRE series is, or the twists and turns that creep up on you and smack you in the face as Book 6 unfolds. Well written and epic in scope, this is a book… or rather, a series…. you should definitely put at the top of your TBR pile. Free on Kindle Unlimited.

What is it about?

(Blurb from GoodReads)

After spending the vast majority of my life lonely, I came to this town to find answers about my mother, and instead, stumbled upon a secret society full of monsters I never knew existed outside of dark tales.

Now I’ve built a sanctuary, gotten in the middle of an ages-old feud between various monster factions, and somehow ended up with an ancient, queen-like tyrant targeting me, because my life sucks sometimes.

I don’t know how these things keep happening to me. They just do.

Tensions keep climbing, and everyone’s on edge while waiting and watching to see what Idun Neopry does next.

In the midst of all that, the secrets spill, the lies unravel, and the half-truths finally come to full fruition. It’s been one hellish snowball ride to make it this far, and I’m mostly ready for anything that comes next.

That’s a lie, actually. But I’d like for it to be the truth. For now, hoping for the best is all I have. Well, I guess that’s a lie too. Hope’s not all I have.

I also have a Van Helsing, who can slay a small army without wrinkling his shirt. Then there’s a Morpheous, who can toy with my mind in ways I never imagined. I’ve got a wolf, who makes it a goal to keep me human-ish. And there’s a vampire, who enjoys killing and stabbing.

Ancient alphas, old vendettas, super-complicated histories, mass-death threats, and a lot of personal baggage. That’s become a Tuesday morning coffee break to me by now.

Like I said, my life sucks sometimes.

**Reverse Harem Romance 
**Language Warning 
**Adult content 
**Dark Humor 

Thoughts on Gypsy Truths

That ending….

The conclusion to the epic and sweeping Gypsy saga finds us with Gypsy Truths, where all those wonderful, pretty monsters come out to play – including a few monsters we didn’t expect. It answers questions, ties loose ends, threads the tale and smacks a pretty bow on a story that has captivated so many of us. Even at a hefty (thank you, thank you!) 600+ pages, this is a book that you will want to read again and again… even if only to catch those subtle clues that are dropped like breadcrumbs along the way. It’s hotter than hot, action packed and exciting in a way only CM Owens can contrive.

It lingers…

It has been two days since I finished this book, and I am STILL mulling the complicated and convoluted tale. Details keep hitting me and clues are creeping out of the wood work, causing me to dip back into books 1-5 to catch the nuances I obviously missed along the way. I have even reread a few parts of Gypsy Truths, this time with a clearer understanding of just what I am reading, which offers a different perspective – and somehow makes the whole thing even more delicious.

It’s diabolical, twisted and so bloody perfect you’ll be humming creepy playground songs long after you finish the last page. Wonderful!

Review of Book 1 
Review of Book 2
Review of Book 3
Review of Book 4
Review of Book 5

Favorite Lines

She’s barefoot and in a sheet again. It’s becoming entirely too normal for such an abnormal thing. (17%)
Oh fuck my life. I have a camel toe problem. I have a leather jumpsuit camel toe problem. (24%)


  • Well written.
  • Answers!!!! Finally!!!
  • The guys, oh my lord… those guys!!
  • Shera…. I adore her.
  • Anna. Can’t hate her, though I almost want to.
  • Sweeping, pulling history and the present in an explanatory filled epic.
  • That twist…. fuck a duck, that twist!
  • Battle scene. It’s beyond epic – I’ve read it three times so far!!
  • So many funny parts.
  • The creep factor is high.


  • It’s the end of our glimpse into this world….. or is it? 😉


First Person, Multiple POV

Ending Type




Romantic Dynamic


Character Age Range

26 to….. how the hell old are they??? Ancient.


5 out of 5 Stars

A solid 5 out of 5 stars, with more if my rating system actually went higher. This is perfectly wrought and deftly done, weaving threads and tales together in a way that will leave the reader reeling. A true ‘Must-Read’. Free on KU!

Published August 31st, 2019
631 Pages

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Your Turn

What are you reading today? Have your read this series yet? If not…. why? Seriously, get to it! =) How about other books by Kristy Cunning, a.k.a. CM Owens? There are so many to choose from, which one is your favorite? You can narrow it down to a series if you like. At the moment, All the Pretty Monsters is topping my list, but the Wild Ones also holds a place in my heart. *sigh* Love this woman!!!

Leave a comment, I would LOVE to talk! And if you need to gossip about Gypsy Truths, there is a spoiler room just for that. Fair warning, you need to read the book first – it’s a closed group with a tester question that you’ll only know if you’ve actually read it.




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3 responses to “Gypsy Truths by Kristy Cunning – A Book Review

  1. Eleanor

    Hi! I followed the whole series however I just couldn’t get into gypsy truths! I read about 20% and just put it down but the books have now all been taken down, but I really want to know what monster violet was! If you could email me the spoiler I would really appreciate it thank you 🙂

    • Booksandblurbs

      Sorry I didn’t reply earlier – I was struggling on what to say to this, as the monster IS the pivotal point of the entire series… the series is back up on Amazon and the boards are back open. If you skip to around 55% of the novel, it picks up speed at an incredible pace and slams into answers. Honestly, it’s crazy. Would that work for you?

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