Marriage Games by C.D. Reiss

mgPages: 352

Goodreads Rating: 4.23 / 5 stars

My Rating: 4 / 5 stars

Genre: Adult, Contemporary Romance, Erotica

Publication Date: October 22nd 2015

Publisher: Everafter Romance

Summary (Goodreads): 

THIRTY DAYS
That’s all Adam Steinbeck demands of his wife.
Thirty days in a remote cottage, doing everything he demands. After that, he’ll sign her divorce papers and give her complete ownership of their company.

THIRTY DAYS
That’s how long he has to rediscover the man he once was. The Dominant Master he hid when he fell in love with her five years ago.

THIRTY DAYS
She wants the business they built badly enough to go to the cottage for a month. Cut off ties to the world and do his bidding. She can submit to him with her body, but her heart will never yield.

She thinks this is his pathetic attempt to repair their marriage.

She’s wrong.

This book is recommended for 18 years old and above due to sexual contents.

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This Isn’t Over, Baby by K. Webster

TiOBPages: 236

Goodreads Rating: 4.47 / 5 stars

My Rating: 5 / 5 stars

Genre: Adult, Romance, Dark, Erotica

Publication Date: August 30, 2016

Publisher: Self-Published

Summary (Goodreads):

They’d won the battle and I held up the white flag of defeat…
But the war wasn’t OVER.

I suffered the aching loss of what they had stolen from me.
OVER and OVER again, my heart broke.
The white Queen and the black King had taken OVER the game
and ruled for what seemed like eternity.

Until one day, eternity was finally OVER.

I was the dark knight who would rise again and conquer.
I was the man who would win OVER the most important piece on the board.

A slayer. A protector. A father.
A new king with the blackest of hearts.

And head OVER heels in love with…
The little princess who owned my twisted soul.

Sometimes the villains don’t just want their happy ending…
They demand it.

This isn’t OVER, baby.
This will never be OVER.

Warning: This Isn’t Over, Baby is a dark romance. Strong sexual themes and violence which could trigger emotional distress are found in this story. This story is NOT for everyone.

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This Is Love, Baby by K. Webster

TiLBPages: 233

Goodreads Rating: 4.15 / 5 stars

My Rating: 4 / 5 stars

Genre: Adult, Erotica, Dark, Romance

Publication Date: March 29, 2016

Publisher: Self-published

 

Summary (Goodreads):

My War was over and I had lost. My captor reminded me I was nothing more than his pawn.
His strategy never changed…it was always me.

But what he didn’t know was that LOVE always wins.

In my War, I’d found not only peace
but LOVE as well.

I’d been through a battlefield with my War and LOVE was what brought us to the other side.
Our LOVE was beautiful and pure. Undying.

My captor thinks he has won this war. That I will LOVE him.
What he doesn’t know is this time, I’m the one with a strategy. I’m always thinking several moves ahead of him, my War taught me that.

I will outsmart him and find peace again.
This is a war I will win.
My LOVE will conquer all.

Warning:
This is Love, Baby is a dark romance. Strong sexual themes and violence which could trigger emotional distress are found in this story. Terrible, terrible things happen to our poor heroine, so you’ve been properly warned. This story is NOT for everyone.

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This Is War, Baby by K. Webster

This Is War BabyPages: 261

Goodreads Rating: 4.22 / 5 stars

My Rating: 5 / 5 stars

Genre: Adult, Erotica, Dark Romance

Publication Date: February 29, 2016

Publisher: Self-published

Summary (Goodreads):

My life had a plan. Until he invaded it and stole it all away. My captor took me and I became a pawn.

His strategy changed and he sent me away to WAR, because money is everything in this world.

In my WAR, though, I found peace.

I couldn’t help but find love where I least expected it, with a man who lived a battle every day of his life
…all inside his head.

But then my captor came back for me.
Yet, this time, battle lines had been drawn and I was protected.

So we thought.
Even though my WAR was raging,
my captor would fight to the death.

The good guys always win, right?
Not always.

All’s fair in love and WAR, right?
Not this time.

***WARNING***
This is War, Baby is a dark romance. A really dark one. So dark you’re going to wish you had a flashlight to see yourself to the end and someone to hold your hand. Human trafficking, dubious consent, and strong sexual themes that could trigger emotional distress are found in this story. This story is NOT for everyone.

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Madame X by Jasinda Wilder

MXPages: 295

Goodreads Rating: 3.98 / 5 stars

My Rating: 2 / 5 stars

Genre: Adult, Romance, Erotica, Dark

Publication Date: October 6, 2015

Publisher: Berkley

Summary (Goodreads):

Madame X invites you to test the limits of control in this provocative new novel from New York Times bestselling author Jasinda Wilder.

My name is Madame X.
I’m the best at what I do.
And you’d do well to follow my rules…

Hired to transform the uncultured, inept sons of the wealthy and powerful into decisive, confident men, Madame X is a master of the art of control. With a single glance she can cut you down to nothing, or make you feel like a king.

But there is only one man who can claim her body—and her soul.

Undone time and again by his exquisite dominance, X craves and fears his desire in equal measure. And while she longs for a different path, X has never known anything or anyone else—until now…

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Domino Effect by Jill Elaine Hughes

DEPages: 430

Goodreads Rating: 3.39 / 5 stars

My Rating: 3/5 stars

Genre: Romantic Suspense, Erotica

Publication Date: March 24, 2013

Publisher: Self Published

Summary:

21-year-old Nancy Delaney is finishing up her third year of college when her magazine-editor roommate asks her to go review an art opening in downtown Cleveland. The artist is mysterious international playboy and eccentric Peter Rostovich, and the art is like nothing innocent, virginal Nancy has ever encountered before. Multimedia artist Rostovich has created an erotic art installation all about S&M bondage — complete with a live sculpture that’s so realistic, it gets the whole exhibit shut down by the Cleveland police.

Aspiring journalist Nancy’s nose for news smells a hot story idea, which she sells to the Cleveland Plan Dealer. But as she works to get her story, she soon becomes intimately entangled with Rostovich, who finds her irresistible. Rostovich becomes Nancy’s ticket to sexual awakening, and she soon discovers she has an appetite for bondage, too.

And there’s far more to Rostovich than just his art — he’s involved in a strange, violent criminal underworld that kidnaps Nancy and spirits her halfway around the world, where she’s held prisoner and made to serve as private Dominant-for-hire somewhere in the former Soviet Union. Will the sexual powers Rostovich helped awaken in her be Nancy’s only hope for escape?

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The Girl in 6E by A.R. Torre

TGi6EPages: 352

Goodreads Rating: 3.86 / 5 stars

My Rating: 4 / 5 stars

Genre: Adult, Erotica, Suspense, Thriller

Publisher: Redhook

Publication Date: January 21, 2014

Summary (Goodreads):

I haven’t touched a human in three years. That seems like it would be a difficult task, but it’s not. Not anymore, thanks to the internet.

I am, quite possibly, the most popular recluse ever. Not many shut-ins have a 200-member fan club, a bank account in the seven-figure range, and hundreds of men lining up to pay for undivided attention.

They get satisfaction, I get a distraction. Their secret desires are nothing compared to why I hide… my lust for blood, my love of death.

Taking their money is easy. Keeping all these secrets… one is bound to escape.

What if you hid yourself away because all you could think of was killing? And what if one girl’s life depending on you venturing into society?

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One With You by Sylvia Day

OWY.jpgPages: 480

Goodreads Rating: 4.10 / 5 stars

My Rating: 4 / 5 stars

Genre: Adult, Contemporary Romance

Publishing Date: April 5, 2016

Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin

Summary (Goodreads):

Gideon Cross. Falling in love with him was the easiest thing I’ve ever done. It happened instantly. Completely. Irrevocably.

Marrying him was a dream come true. Staying married to him is the fight of my life. Love transforms. Ours is both a refuge from the storm and the most violent of tempests. Two damaged souls entwined as one.

We have bared our deepest, ugliest secrets to one another. Gideon is the mirror that reflects all my flaws … and all the beauty I couldn’t see. He has given me everything. Now, I must prove I can be the rock, the shelter for him that he is for me. Together, we could stand against those who work so viciously to come between us.

But our greatest battle may lie within the very vows that give us strength. Committing to love was only the beginning. Fighting for it will either set us free … or break us apart.

Heartbreakingly and seductively poignant, One with You is the breathlessly awaited finale to the Crossfire® saga, the searing love story that has captivated millions of readers worldwide.

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Final Debt by Pepper Winters

FDDD.jpgPages: 472

Goodreads Rating: 4.38 / 5 stars

My Rating: 3 / 5 stars

Genre: Adult, Romance, Erotica, Dark

Publishing Date: November 30, 2015

Publisher: CreateSpace / Self-Published

Summary (Goodreads):

The Last Book in the New York TImes Bestselling Dark Romance Series. Where love tries to triumph and darkness continues to reign….

“I’m in love with her, but it might not be enough to stop her from becoming the latest victim of the Debt Inheritance. I know who I am now. I know what I must do. We will be together—I just hope it’s on Earth rather than in heaven.”

It all comes down to this.

Love versus life.

Debts versus death.

Who will win?

This book is recommended for readers 18+ years old

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Fourth Debt by Pepper Winters

fthdPages: 350

Goodreads Rating: 4.37 / 5 Stars

My Rating: 2 / 5 stars

Genre: Adult, Erotica, Contemporary Romance

Publishing Date: August 11, 2015

Publisher: CreateSpace

Summary (Goodreads):

“We’d won. We’d cut through the lies and treachery and promised an alliance that would free us both. But even as we won, we lost. We didn’t see what was coming. We didn’t know we had to plan a resurrection.”

Nila Weaver fell in love. She gifted her entire soul to a man she believed was worthy. And in the process, she destroyed herself. Three debts paid, the fourth only days away. The Debt Inheritance has almost claimed another victim.

Jethro Hawk fell in love. He let down his walls to a woman he believed was his cure. For a moment, he was free. But then he paid the ultimate price.

There is no more love. Only war. Hope is dead. Now, there is only death all around them.

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