Setta Jay Day ~ Author Interview

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Interview with Author Setta Jay Saturday April 26, 2014
Interview done by Mindy Naughty Book Snitch

Author: Setta Jay
Interview Event: “Setta Jay Day”
Date: 4/26/14
Time: 10am – 12am (CST)
Where: Facebook Online Only

Works: The Guardians of the Realms series
Hidden Ecstasy #0.5
Ecstasy Unbound #1
Ecstasy Claimed #2

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Welcome Setta Jay and thank you for taking the time to spend with our fellow readers, reviewers and fans here at Naughty Book Snitch. I’ve recently had the pleasure of reading your erotic paranormal romance series, The Guardians of the Realms, and I very much loved each book. I’m excited about your newest book Ecstasy Claimed, which was released on March 28, 2014.

 

How would you describe The Guardians of the Realms series to someone who hasn’t read them yet?

I guess I’d describe it as an action packed series where hot, dominant alpha males and powerful heroines defend the world’s Realms from corrupt Demi-Gods. All the while they succumb to a hot and charged mating frenzy. It’s a big Erotic Paranormal Romance series meant for an adult audience that like their naughty. LOL

 

What genre do you consider your books?

I write Erotic Paranormal Romance. I was in a writing workshop last year where Tiffany Reisz and Roni Loren explained that the difference between Erotic Romance and Erotica is that in Erotica sex drives the plot.

 

I know you love to read and you’ve mentioned before, “the dirtier the better”. Who are your favorite authors and what are some of your favorite books?

It’s really hard to answer with just a few and I’ll probably miss some. I will read pretty much anything Historical and think it’s great even if it’s not super dirty. Lol That’s probably because my first favorite author was Judith McNaught. I LOVE her and still have the tattered books from when I was a teenager. I really wish she still wrote… As far as some others that I reread, I’d have to say Maya Banks, Sweet Temptation; Patton’s Way by Jenny Penn; Lora Leigh’s Breeds or really anything that she writes; Charlene Teglia; Lorilei James; Cherise Sinclair; I also read a lot of sexy, but not kinky paranormal authors; Larissa Ione, Nalini Singh, Laura Wright, Thea Harrison, Cynthia Eden to name a very small few. Oh and I love Laurell K. Hamilton’s Merideth Gentry series.

 

Who and/or what has inspired your writing style?

I’d say Judith McNaught with her strong, intelligent, yet completely feminine heroines. My world building was inspired in part by Gena Showalter’s early Lords of the Underworld Series. Lora Leigh and Maya Banks influenced my love of writing erotic scenes with a bit of kink.

 

What made you decide to get into writing erotic romance and have you always been interested in writing?

I’ve always been infatuated with the idea of writing. There were always stories running in my mind. I didn’t seriously start to consider writing a novel until about six or seven years ago. At the time I thought it would be a personal goal that would likely be shelved. I started writing a young adult novel, just to write and hated it. Lol. There came a time when I finally decided, with the encouragement of my husband, that at thirty something years old I shouldn’t be so concerned about what my family might think and just write what I want, what I love.

 

I want to know, as I’m sure everyone else does… How do you come up with some of these sex scenes? Don’t hold back, we want to know all the dirty details.

I have a wonderful husband that is more than willing to sacrifice his body in the name of research. LOL Add that to a very vivid imagination and I’m set. Working in a paranormal world makes it fun. I can let my imagination take me anywhere. It’s one of my favorite things to write.

 

Are you currently reading anything? What is it?

I was feeling like a historical so I just started Taken by the Duke by Jess Michaels. I have stacks of books and tons on my reader so it’s always hard to pick the next book. I always put up what I’m currently reading on Goodreads and anyone is welcome to send a friend request or follow me there 🙂 Setta Jay Goodreads profile

 

Two Part question:
1) When can we expect to see the next installment of The Guardians of the Realms? Can you tell us what Guardian it will be?

2) Your short story “Hidden Ecstasy” is about Vane and Brianne. Can you tell us if these two will get full length novels? Will they get their HEA?

I’m shooting for the end of June, but it could be as late as July for the next book. It’s Dorian & Rain’s story and Dorian is being a pain. LOL I’m currently writing it and it’s starting to get really interesting. As far as Vane and Brianne, you’ll be seeing them again soon.

 

I’m a cover whore so I’m interested to know who designed your covers? Do you have any input on the design? Do you know who the models are and do you get to meet them?

My husband does my covers with stock images we purchase. I help because I’m apparently very picky. LOL I have a thing for simple headless covers, partially because it’s difficult to find a face to match my mental images.

 

Kresley Cole and Gena Showalter are good friends. Do you have any writer friends that you consult with for inspirations and ideas while you’re writing?

Not to hash out story lines, but I have some author friends I met through Romance Writers of America.

 

I went to my first book convention last year, Romantic Times Booklovers Convention 2013, and got to meet some amazing people and authors. Are you planning on going to any book conventions in 2014 or 2015?

I really want to but I haven’t set anything in stone yet for this year. The last two years I’ve gone to the Romance Writers of America Conventions and loved them, but they’re geared more for writers and aspiring authors with only a Literacy Signing that’s open to the public.

 

In Ecstasy Unbound there is a rape scene that is oddly erotic and leaves me with conflicting emotions on how I feel about it as a reader. My body is saying yes but my mind is saying no. How difficult is it to write a scene like that?

It was difficult, but it just came out and I felt it needed to be written. It had a purpose in my mind. My editor commented on it, and when I explained my thoughts she felt it was a good idea to leave it in. The crazy part about having it in there is that I actually have a really difficult time reading rape scenes myself.

Mindy Naughty Book Snitch Response -> That is such a controversial subject. Of course rape is bad and in real life its extremely tragic and horrible. Nobody wishes that on anyone. With that being said… I think your scene is written very well and that’s why (I think) the reader has conflicting emotions. This is a fantasy fiction and different from my own reality. This is not real world and exactly why I love to read. Just wanted to get that out.

 

I’ve read in some other reviews that your series, The Guardians of the Realms, might be compared to J.R. Wards Black Dagger Brotherhood, in relation to the epicness of your paranormal angle and story. How do you feel about this? Would you agree or disagree?

It feels odd and humbling just having my name associated with such a huge author… I do understand where they were coming from. My world is big and different. Those reviewers were giving well known comparisons to recommend the series to those that might enjoy it. I can see guiding a fan of JR Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood in my direction. She has big alpha males, a brotherhood and a big world. I can see where someone that likes her might enjoy my books, even if they are a bit naughtier.

 

Were there any challenges while writing The Guardians of the Realms? Specifically in regards to research since the background of the Guardians is based in Mythology?

The challenges were more in the actual way writing happens for me. I am a lover of spreadsheets, so I had a ton written out and planned. The research I did on mythology was a kind of a loose glimpse. I didn’t want to get sucked in to what was done. I looked at it and changed it to fit my own ideas of the world, only keeping a grain of the actual myth. It was when I started writing Ecstasy Unbound that it all got complicated. I’d heard other authors explain the craziness of the writing experience and didn’t believe it could be so out of control. It really was true. The story had a mind of its own and morphed with each draft. I can’t explain it. A lot of what was in those early spreadsheets never came about.

 

Do you have any favorite music that inspires you while you write? Or Favorite movies?

I tend to write to classic rock. I can’t seem to focus when listening to new music, but for some reason the classic rock channel on T.V. just kind of fades into the background. Considering Ozzy Osborne background music probably indicates I have mental issues. Lol.

 

Do you feel that any of your characters mimic yourself or friends and family in terms of personality? While you’re writing do you feel as if you are that character? Do you cry when they cry and laugh when they laugh?

I really don’t feel like they are anyone but themselves. My heroines are all someone I wish I was like.  I do get into character when writing, and yep I’ve totally cracked myself up. Especially in one particular scene with Alyssa and Gregoire. I could see the look on his face so clearly in my mind that I belly laughed my way through writing a very sexy scene. It was really weird. Lol.

 

Since you are self publishing your books, what are the difficulties and what are the rewards?

My first Romance Writers of America Conference in 2012 was the turning point from spreadsheets to serious writing. At that point, I decided that self-publishing was for me. I’ve never even written a query letter. It’s a lot of work to self-publish, but having creative freedom and control over my own stories is well worth the work. There’s a lot of learning, everything from formatting a manuscript, figuring out covers and finding a way through social media. On that note, I’m so thankful for book bloggers. Lol. Without their guidance and support, I’d get lost in a sea of authors out there. On the writing side, I’m fortunate to have a friend that is brutally honest when going through my drafts. Someone that knows me… She tells me what she thinks is or isn’t working from a reader’s point of view so that I can make changes that fit me, what my story wants to be, and something that others will hopefully enjoy. In the end it’s still my creation. I’m incredibly lucky.

 

Tell us a little bit about your family. What does your husband think about your writing? Does he read your books? Do you have brothers and/or sisters or any other family that have inspired and you?

My aunt was a huge inspiration. She made up children’s stories for my brother, sister and I when we were growing up and read them to us at family events. A few years back she actually rewrote them from her notes and had them bound for all three of us. As for my husband, he is amazing, he’s not a big reader but he listens to my ramblings and supports me like crazy. We made a vacation out of the last writing conference in July. After that week he said he thought I should quit my job and focus on writing full time. At the time I was still doing revisions on Ecstasy Unbound. 🙂 I quit in October and have been working non-stop ever since.

Additional Note From Setta: I thought of something funny in regards to the question on whether my family was supportive of my genre. My dad is a big bear of a man and is also really supportive, although he probably doesn’t grasp the scope of the naughtiness I write. LOL My hubs and I were at dinner with my parents and few months ago and my dad asked if I wrote on my computer because he saw mention of a program that allows you to speak and it would write the words. I laughed and said that I couldn’t imagine saying out loud what I was writing. LOL

 

Name 10 things that nobody knows about you… that you’d like to share with us today. Your first job, how you met your husband, any pets, interests, hobbies, favorite food ext…

1) I’m allergic to perfume, cologne, and smoke to the point that I have two daily prescriptions and one over the counter that I take when I come into contact with strong scents. If I don’t, I’ll start to get a sinus infection within hours and have to go on antibiotics. I consider it Karma. Lol My mom had the same problem my whole life and I used to think she was crazy until it hit me in my twenties. It makes travel a challenge.
2) I have a harder time when they kill off an animal in a book or movie than when they kill a person. Judith McNaught and Julie Garwood have both hit me with that and I balled like a baby. Lol
3) My husband and I love corny movies. We crack up at stuff like the Hot Chick and Step Brothers. It’s really pathetic. We also quote them way too much, sometimes in front of other people…
4) I don’t watch a lot of T.V., my husband is always watching sports… We mostly watch the Big Bang Theory or The Voice when it’s on. During the Big Bang Theory I find myself musing at the writer’s brilliance in coming up with dialogue. lol
5) At least once a week I make a healthier version of what my grandma used to make me when I was little. I boil Smart Taste elbow noodles, add in scrambled egg whites and pour on the ketsup. My husband cringes at the sight of it, but it’s my favorite. Lol My grandma used to cook the noodles, sauté them in butter, top with two fried eggs, and then add the ketsup…
6) I met my Husband in a bar… Yep, that really happens. Lol He was a friend of my cousin’s who I’d driven six hours (one way) to go out with for just the night because I was bored. I was twenty four *shakes head*. There was an intense connection from the moment we danced. It was completely electric. Still is thirteen years later. 😉
7) Our song is Def Leppard’s Pour Some Sugar On Me. The song we danced to the night we met. My husband still sings it to me, mostly with words he just makes up. lol
8) I’m a bit of a germaphobe and have to work to rein it in.
9) I don’t drink a lot but when I do I like it to fit the restaurant. Beer or Magaritas for Mexican. red wine at Italian. My favorite drinks are red wine (Cab), a good Mai Tai and Almond Champagne.
10) I have a life size cutout of Fabio that my old coworkers gave me when I left my job. They all signed the back of it with sweet well wishes for my writing. 🙂

A couple of Fan Questions:

Lori Starr – I love your book! Just about done with it! How did you come up with the idea to write a book of this nature that is so exciting? Hard for me to put down!

Setta Jay – It comes on it’s own after several drafts it just morphs into what it is 🙂

 

Teresa Krenz – If you don’t mind me asking, how has you family responded to your writing genre ?

Setta Jay – I’ve told them it’s dirty and I don’t think my mother and aunt have any idea what that means. LOL I’m pretty sure they’ve got more main stream romance in mind. I’ve asked them not to read it, but you never know what they’ll do. LOL I know they’ve bought copies. My mom was always one of those that frowned at the romance genre. She loves her mysteries. To each there own. I won’t ever lie about what I do. I’ve warned them. If they read and frown, my hubs just said to not let it bother me. I guess a better answer is that they’ve been supportive. They just don’t really fully grasp what they’re supporting. LOL

 

I just wanted to send a HUGE THANK YOU to Setta Jay for spending the ENTIRE day with us!! Its been so much fun 🙂 we look forward to your upcoming books. I would also like to thank your husband for encouraging you to pursue your dream and helping you work out some of the great scenes we read about. *wink wink* This was great fun and I hope to do it again with you in the future.

 

 

About The Author The sad truth is that I’m not nearly as entertaining as fiction. Sigh. I am a thirty-seven year old stay at home writer, thanks to my incredibly supportive husband. We’ve been together for thirteen years and I still love waking up next to that sexy man. We lost our furry child recently, so we are childless at the moment. Our whole world revolved around her. Needless to say, I love animals, especially dogs. Okay, maybe not all animals, I’m not a super big fan of monkeys. Any animal that throws their feces kind of eeks me out. I may, or may not, have a problem with candy. I love any research that leads to Neiman Marcus’ online shoe department. Spreadsheets give me way more happiness than they should. I love to read, the dirtier the better. It all started with the naughty historical romances by Judith McNaught that I devoured as a teenager. I love reading about hot, sexy alpha males and heroines that are smart enough to live.

 

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COVER REVEAL ~ Club X Series by K.M. Scott

Club X Series

Author K.M. Scott

Genre: Erotica

Temptation (Club X Book #1) Coming July 13

Surrender (Club X Book #2) Coming October 2014

Possession (Club X Book 3) Coming January 2015

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Club X Series Blurb:

Money, sex, secret desires. Welcome to Club X, Tampa’s exclusive club dedicated to making fantasies come true. Meet the owners, tattooed, pierced, and built to please, they’re three of the city’s most eligible bachelors.

Cassian, the public face of Club X, seems to love the life of excess he leads, but beneath the surface craves something more. Is Olivia strong enough to handle the man he is when the suit comes off?

Stefan, the club’s manager, thinks every woman is his for the taking, but he may have just met his match in Shay. Will this player finally lose when it matters most?

Kane, half-brother to Cassian and Stefan, he’s big, bad, and dangerous, like the life he’s led. Resigned to a life alone, he hides his heart, but for Abbi, he might take the chance at love again.

Temptation (Club X #1) Coming July 13!

 

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Cassian March, the public face of Tampa’s most exclusive nightspot, Club X, loves his life. Women, sex, and money are his for the taking, and no man indulges his desires more. He lives by only one rule—never let a woman get close.

Olivia Lucas needs a job, and if that means working at a club that specializes in making fantasies come true, then that’s what she’ll do. A girl’s got to pay the rent, right? She never expected to fall for the gorgeous owner of Club X, though, but a man like him would never go for someone like her. Or would he?

Surrounded by fantasy, can they find love, or will their fears hold them back?

Surrender (Club X #2) Coming October 2014!

 

Possession (Club X #3) Coming January 2015!

 

K.M. Scott writes erotic contemporary romance and thinks she has the best job in the world! A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, she loves to write sexy Alpha heroes and the strong women they fall hard for, giving them stories that keep her readers turning the page until the very end. When she’s not writing, she can be found reading or feeding her TV addiction, always with a tall glass of iced tea (or a martini) by her side. Fans can find her on Facebook, Twitter, her blog, or through email, which she loves to receive.

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REVIEW ~ Just Between Us by Hayley Oakes

Title: Just Between Us
Author: Hayley OakesBook-04
Published by: Hayley Oakes
Publish Date: March 26, 2014
Genre: Romance, Tabooish, Contemporary
Pages: 325
Heat Level: 3 out of 4 Flames
Overall: 5 out of 5 Stars
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“An attraction that can’t be denied ….

Ten year
s spent trying to forget.

Kyle returns to his home town following years away to discover Sophie nursing a broken heart after being dumped by her fiancé.

A decade before Sophie and Kyle hated each other, she thought he was an arrogant playboy and he thought she was a spoilt princess. A drunken kiss changed everything and they spent the summer before university hiding their budding relationship.

Back then he was the achingly attractive bad boy that Sophie couldn’t resist and now Kyle attempts to revive Sophie from her misery as her friend.

But is the one person she wouldn’t let herself have the only one who can save her?”

 

Review

This story sort of reminded me of the movie Clueless but only in regards to Cher (Alicia Silverstone) and her “former” step brother, Josh (Paul Rudd), falling in love and both being filthy rich. Everything else was unique and I LOVED it!! I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I started this book and I have to say that I was genuinely blown away!

I did not like Kyle at first and I thought he was just a spoiled jerk who only cared for himself. When he would yell at Sophie and tell her those horrible things, it made my heart hurt. Then I realized that as a young adult, he just didn’t understand or know how to deal with the type of feelings he was having. Kyle as an adult, he had grown very wise and knew exactly who and what he wanted.

The back and forth between Kyle and Sophie in their younger years is so damn hot that I get butterflies in my belly just thinking about it. As adults… its explosive!

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“He ran his hands over my hips and squeezed me gently. ‘I can’t get your tight little body out of my head, and all I want to do is barge into your room and….’ He stopped and took a deep breath. ‘It’s because I’m the only girl you can’t have.”

“She’s the person I would move heaven and earth for.”

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I did like Sophie but her constant whining got on my nerves. As a teenager I could completely understand her reluctance to be with Kyle. They live in the same house and their parents are married so that makes them step siblings/related. People will talk and shit will hit the fan. As an adult, I still understood her reservations about being together openly. What will their parents, family and friends think and what will people say? However, even after Sophie admitted her feelings and they were planning on being together openly, she continued to make excuses for them to not be together. It was infuriating! I finally got to a point where I just wanted to jump into the book and smack her!

“Perhaps coming here wasn’t going to help me at all. Perhaps it would just transfer one type of sadness to another.”

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“To be with the right person wasn’t supposed to come without a struggle and mine was to swallow that feeling of shame.”

Now for some of the things I didn’t like and only docked 1/2 a star because the story is soooo good. The word “whilst” is completely overused. I did a word search and its used 49 times. With that being said this author is British and it very well could be a British thing. Another thing that bothered me was that there was a lot of alcohol in this book. I don’t mind the consumption of alcohol but it feels like it was an excuse to loosen up the characters so they can make some bad decisions. However, they never once blamed anything on the alcohol and that made me happy. It seemed to only loosen their inhibitions. Then when Kyle and Sophie were together for the first time, I thought it cheapened the experience to be on a bench in public. Don’t get me wrong, that was a HOT scene, but I think it would have been better if that part of their relationship was more developed first. And lastly the jumping back and forth from past to present. It wasn’t terrible, but got a little confusing. In the beginning I found myself more interested in their younger years rather than the present. I think I understand why the author jumped back and forth from past to present and it’s all about Sophie. She had a hard time coming to terms with their relationship when they were young and had all the same feelings again as an adult. So I guess if it was written with the past in the first half then the present the second half, then the author would have caught hell for repeating the story. So, bravo Hayley Oakes! Bravo!

Overall, I loved this book! The characters are well developed and believable and the sex is amazing! This is a very, very well written book and I highly recommend it to anyone who likes to skirt the line of taboo. This is a step sibling romance and I personally know one person who doesn’t like reading about this. This was my first step siblings romance so I wasn’t sure what to expect and I ended up really enjoying it. I can’t wait to read more from this author!!

“It was not written in the stars for us. We were Romeo and Juliet, and if we weren’t careful wed kill each other trying to be together. .”

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Review ~ Hidden Ecstasy (Guardians of the Realms 0.5) by Setta Jay

 

Title: Hidden EcstasyHidden Ecstasy 0.5
Author: Setta Jay
Published by: Setta Jay, LLC
Published Date: January 16th 2014
Genres: Romance, Paranormal, Erotic Romance, Mythology
Pages: 39
Heat Level: 3 out of 4 Flames
Overall: 5 out of 5 Stars

“For the last several centuries, Vane, son of the Goddess Athena, and Immortal Warrior Niall, has been avoiding exile to the Immortal Realm. He and his dark, brooding twin and their sister have hidden among humanity, on Earth, ever since the Gods were sent to sleep for their sins.

Brianne was one of only three female Guardians of the Realms. It was her duty to ensure that humanity evolved without being subjugated by more powerful beings. For too long she had succumbed to the lure of a strong and sexy Demi-God that could never be hers, one that she should have exiled long ago.

Their desire was breaking all the rules…

Warning – This story is intended for a mature audience and contains explicit sex and a dominant male behaving badly. Enjoy!”

 

REVIEW

HELLO PROLOGUE!! I’ve found a new author to fangirl over… Setta Jay
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I think I liked this one more because I read it after Ecstasy Unbound and Ecstasy Claimed so I knew the characters and what they’re about. Maybe? I don’t know.. but I really loved this one and it just clicked on all cylinders for me. 

I just LOVE Setta Jay’s dirty talkin men and Vane is a nice addition to this category! Aaaaaannnddd then we have Brianne…. she is just as filthy mouthed as the rest of the men and I love it. She will make you blush. 

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One more thing…. Setta Jay has the BEST quotes! I wont give all my favorites out, but this short story really packs a punch. 

“Yield, and I’ll eat your little pussy… first.”

“I’m going to fuck you unconscious, and then take your hot little ass as payment for making me wait.”



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Review ~ Her Master’s Courtesan by Lily White (Masters #1)

Title: Her Master’s Courtesan
Author: Lily White
Published by: Lily WhiteHer Master's Courtesan
Published Date: February 20, 2014
Genres: BDSM, Dark, Erotic Romance, Favorite
Pages: 251
Heat Level: 3 out of 4 Flames
Overall: 5 out of 5 Stars
Reviewed by Naughty Book Snitch: Mindy
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I am a Master. You must know this fact to understand my story. I capture women. I break them down. And I rebuild them. If they are lucky, they are sold into the professional hands of another Master. If they are less fortunate, they are buried beneath the ground, never to be thought of again. I lust for the control, I demand absolute submission and my body yearns to warp the minds of those I train. Power is the only thing I’ll ever need and I am addicted to the feeling of ultimate control. I am wealthy, good-looking, educated and charming. And I am – in no way – a good man. I do not want love. I do not want kindness. She thought she could change me by giving me the two things I knew I never wanted. She was wrong.

 

 

 

REVIEW
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“This book contains graphic descriptions of sexual and physical violence. This is not a light and fluffy story. This is NOT at love story. There are no unicorns, fluffy kittens, squish feelings or hearts and flowers. This is a story filled with mindfuckery. If you are looking for love – you’ve come to the wrong place. I cannot stress that enough. If you are agreeable with these terms – please proceed and have a nice day.


What is this book about? Aiden. Why is it about Aiden? Because the reader only wants what pleases our Master. It’s all about Aiden and what makes him happy. Aiden is the best in his field. He captures women, breaks them down and trains them to be slaves/courtesans and sells them. He is the Master. 

“This was about power, about dominance – about taking a woman who believed she was something to be valued and making her realize she was nothing more than a cunt to be fucked and body to be controlled.



Well, where to begin? This book, in my opinion is a masterpiece . The warning above really says it all. I love and really enjoy dark romance/love stories. I like to walk the edge of the taboo and sometimes dipping my toe in to see how it makes me feel. I have to be honest and say that I don’t think this is the darkest book I’ve ever read in regards to sexual violence but it is probably the most thorough in regards to breaking a person down. Lily White is very consistent with her story and not once did she let up on the touchy feely stuff. Every time you think you might catch a break… you get bitch slapped back into submission. 

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Rape. Again, if you don’t like dark erotica and can’t handle rape scenes then this is not the book for you. Of course rape is bad and in real life its extremely tragic and horrible. Nobody wishes that on anyone. With that being said, Lily White writes her scenes so well that you are conflicted with your feelings. Just as she turns the characters feelings and emotions against their own bodies reactions, she does the same thing with the reader. It will turn you on! I will admit that I really liked it and it made me uncomfortable and question what was wrong with me. There is nothing wrong with me. This is a fantasy fiction and different from my own reality. This is not real world and exactly why I love to read. 

I read this book with a friend of mine and she said “all the other“dark” books that I’ve read seem amateur compared to this one.” My friend is suffering from a severe book hangover right now from reading this and I don’t blame her. Its super intense and really fucking good! I don’t know that I agree that all the other dark book that I’ve read are amateur compared to this one, however I do agree that Master/Aiden is definitely more consistent with his “training” and therefore makes this a dark erotic read. If you, the courtesan, screw up and break a rule; you will be punished for it, regardless how much you beg and say you’re sorry. Mmm shivers 

Aiden: Aiden is fucked up and twisted. He is a Master at what he does and that makes him a monster. He is cruel, abusive, egocentric, narcissistic, manipulative and selfish. Aiden has killed and not given it a second thought. He is not the “hero” of this story. He never does anything redeeming. He is who he says he is without remorse. Everything he does is calculated and planned. His views, behavior and values never waver and he is always in control. Yet… I really like him and he makes you feel like he is your hero. 

“This life doesn’t involve bullshit BDSM rules; there are no safe words in what I do. The courtesans that I tailor have no control over what happens to them. They are utterly devoted without the feeling that they have a say in the decisions made for their lives.”



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Rebecca: What can I say about Rebecca. She makes my heart hurt for her. I can feel her pain and her internal struggle. She has a strong will that she continues to hold onto but it’s being slowly chipped away. She is made to believe that she wants and appreciates her current situation. She is given freedom of responsibility, societal expectations, freedom of the life she thought she wanted. Rebecca has a submissive body but a dominant mind. 



Duke: You are a super sick fuck! 
Mr. Carlisle: I hate you and your son. 

Overall, I LOVED this book and can’t wait to read the next one in the series. Lily White has a new fan! Right now I think you can only buy this book at Barnes and Noble and SmashwordsWhich really surprises me because Amazon for some reason has pulled this for some narrow minded reason. I’ve read darker stories than this. 

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Review ~ Hillary: Tail of the Dog by Angel Gelique

Title: Hillary: Tail of the Dog #1
Series: Hillary
Author: Angel Gelique
Publish Date: December 31, 2012
Genre: Dark Adult Fiction, Horror, Mind Fuckery
Pages: 283
Heat Level: Not Romance but there is sex. Not sure how to rate it.
Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by Naughty Book Snitch: Mindy
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WARNING: This novel contains disturbingly explicit sexual and deviant content that may be considered offensive to some readers, including rape, torture and cannibalism.
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Fifteen-year-old Hillary Greyson awakens from a horrific nightmare only to discover that she faces an even grimmer reality. Naked on a bed in an unfamiliar, empty room, she is unable to move her limbs. Worse, she cannot remember who she is. Panic-stricken, Hillary desperately searches her mind for answers, but finds nothing more than fear and confusion.

A man enters the room—a stranger to Hillary. He introduces himself as Dr. Morrison. Seemingly benign, he informs Hillary that she is there for her own good…that she is under his care until she regains her memory. Hillary cannot remember anything, but her instincts warn her not to trust this man who claims to be her doctor. She can only hope that someone will come looking for her…that someone will find her before it is too late.

Several weeks later, Hillary’s situation has grown even more dismal. Still unclothed, coarse ropes bind her limbs to the bed while she is fed intravenously. Two new strangers have entered her life—Monica, Dr. Morrison’s wife, and Dr. Bentley, who claims to be her psychiatrist. Yet they are more evasive than forthcoming. Her questions remain unanswered. She is trapped, with no hope of escaping…left to piece together the mystery of her miserable existence.

Abused and neglected, Hillary knows that with each passing day, her chance of survival diminishes. She spends her long days wasting away, growing depressed…growing angry. When all hope seems lost, a cruel twist of fate provides the opportunity she has been waiting for.

With renewed hope and an unrelenting will to survive, Hillary does whatever it takes to escape. She yearns for her freedom more than anything in the world.

Hillary just wants to go home….

 

 

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WARNING: This novel contains disturbingly explicit sexual and deviant content that may be considered offensive to some readers, including rape, torture and cannibalism.

 

 

 

What the fuuucccckkkk did I just read!?!?!?

I’m still not sure how I want to rate this book, so I’ve listed a few different rating stars below. This is a book that I normally wouldn’t read but I was craving something different and I got exactly that. I read the warning and still wanted to read it. I read the blurb and was interested and intrigued.

 

 

Writing ~ 4 Creative Stars
Storyline ~ 5 Creeptastic Stars
Shock Factor ~ 5 Make me want to read with my eyes closed Stars
My personal overall rating ~ 3.5 Stars

 

 

 

Please don’t be detoured by my rating. This was a very well written book with a fantastic storyline. My rating is based on content and my personal comfort level. This book is not for everyone and I thought about stopping 3 or 4 times but I wanted to see this through. I’m happy that I did but my journey was a horrific trip through the mind of a psychopath. Think about a cross between Silence of the Lambs, Freeway I and II, Jeffrey Dahmer, American Psycho and Twilight Zone all wrapped in one little scary book. This was a mind fuck like I’ve never experienced.

 

 

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Fifteen year old Hillary Greyson wakes up form a nightmare only to realize that she really is in a nightmare. She is alone, naked and strapped to a bed. She has no memory of who she is, how she got to be where she’s at and has completely lost her memory. She soon discovers that she’s at the mercy of Dr. Morrison, Monica and Dr. Bentley. Are they real doctors? Are these people really here to help Hillary? Or are these people psychotic and bent on torturing a teenage girl? How long will her nightmare last?

 

 

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At 4% in I was already pretty grossed out and woke my husband up in the middle of the night say “Oh my GOD! What the FUCK!!!

At 12% the POV switched so much I was thoroughly confused as to who I was reading.

At 15% I was begging for no pedophilia. And Monica has some seriously fucked up morals. I’m paraphrasing here but it was pretty much like this; “Oh, it’s totally fine to use a child for unethical science experiments but I draw the line inappropriate touching.” Really?

 

 

“He was conflicted between his intense yearning to touch her and his duties as a professional doctor… not to mention his marital vows.”

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At about 50% in shit really starts happening. I thought I had a hard time at the beginning… well Im about to get a lollipop triple dipped in psycho.

 

 

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At 71% is where I almost threw in the towel. I had to take breaks and almost put it down for good. This is just so fucked up and twisted and downright evil.

Stuff happens that makes me want to run screaming down the street! NOOOOOOOO!!!!! You can’t!!! STOP!!!! PLEASE STOP!!!!!

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Overall, it was a great book. It took me to a place I’ve never gone before and I’m not sure I can go again. I need a therapist a priest a shower and a Disney movie STAT! I wanted to read with my eyes closed, it made me cringe and loose my appetite. Only a great author can pull this much emotion out of me. So bravo Angel Gelique! Bravo! At this point I don’t think I can finish the series. I may come back to it later down the road but for now I have to put my melted brain back together.

 

 

Thank you to JaHy and Barbara for the encouragement and support to keep going.

Im adding this little warning for the faint of heart. http://i.imgur.com/46w3bpk.gif

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I am an attorney, wife and mother from Long Island, New York. I received my undergraduate degree (BA) in biology from Skidmore College and my Juris Doctor (JD) from Brooklyn Law School.

I’ve always been passionate about reading and writing. It has been my life-long dream to write a novel. I finally stopped making excuses and got down to business. Writing a few paragraphs a day, I finally completed my first novel, “Mother,” in August 2012. For the past year, I’ve challenged myself by writing gory, disturbing horror novels. I am thrilled to announce that my horror trilogy, the Hillary series is now complete. Though I enjoyed writing about Hillary, I have to admit that at times it was murder! 🙂

I’m looking forward to my next writing project, which will be much milder!

I welcome feedback, comments and suggestions from readers.

 

 

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COVER REVEAL ~ Breaking Away by Toni Aleo

YAY! Breaking Away has a cover! Take a look at this beauty! 
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Release: June 10, 2014
Book 5 in the ASSASSINS SERIES.
About BREAKING AWAY….

BREAKING AWAY is a story of loss, healing, and love… where unexpected turns and heartache lead to passion.

To Nashville Assassins’ leading scoring center Phillip Anderson, playing hockey has always been easy… as natural as breathing. His life is no different. That’s until his world is turned upside down by the death of his sister. While mourning his loss, Phillip has to find a way to make his very angry sixteen-year-old niece, Claire, happy. Now, as her guardian, he discovers the only thing that seems to heal her lonely heart is dance class. But what he didn’t count on was the attraction he’d feel towards her drop-dead sexy dance teacher.

For Reese Allen, dancing has always been part of her soul. After having her heart broken in New York, she comes home with the determination to make her dance studio one of the best in Tennessee and succeeds. When she sees Claire dance for the first time, she knows the girl is bound for greatness and takes the troubled teen under her wing. Using dance as therapy, she suddenly finds herself bound to the young woman… and her hot-as-sin uncle.

However, Phillip and Reese are happy in their single lives. It’s simple. They do what they want, who they want, and how they want, but from the moment they meet, the attraction is undeniable. Soon, they are more than willing to spend just one night tangled in the sheets. But, one night turns into two, and two turns into three, until they find themselves in a repeated dance of “One Last Time” that has the potential to be something more… if only Reese and Claire allow it.

Can Phillip find a way to thaw the hearts of both the women in his life, or will he be forever trying to break them away from their pasts?

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Toni Aleo is the author of the Nasvhille Assassins series: Taking ShotsTrying to ScoreEmpty Net, Falling for the Backup, and Blue Lines.
 

 

When not rooting for her beloved Nashville Predators, she’s probably going to her husband’s and son’s hockey games and her daughter’s dance competitions, taking pictures, scrapbooking, or reading the latest romance novel.

 

 

 

She lives in the Nashville area with her husband, two children, and a bulldog. Read more about Toni here.

 

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