The Boyfriend Bookmark: ★★★★
“I own you. I have the piece of paper to prove it. It’s undeniable and unbreakable. You belong to me until you’ve paid off your debts.”
Nila Weaver’s family is indebted. Being the first born daughter, her life is forfeit to the first born son of the Hawks to pay for sins of ancestors past. The dark ages might have come and gone, but debts never leave. She has no choice in the matter.
She is no longer free.
Jethro Hawk receives Nila as an inheritance present on his twenty-ninth birthday. Her life is his until she’s paid off a debt that’s centuries old. He can do what he likes with her—nothing is out of bounds—she has to obey.
There are no rules. Only payments.
A modern day Dark Erotic Romance
This book was nothing that I expected. Sure I read the synopsis, but I didn’t think there could be a book like this that could be so dark and twisted. But there is a book like that, and it was an amazing read. It may not have been anything that I expected but it was brilliantly written with such a dark twisty edge to it. If this book doesn’t stick with you, I would be surprised.
Nila’s life is fabulous. She has never wanted for anything. She has her dream career and an amazing brother and father. Super over protective brother and father, but they are hers and she would do anything for them. That’s what we do for the people we love right? But she wants one night of freedom, she wants to feel sexy and beautiful, not just the sister and daughter.
But something changes. Instead of a night out with the two men in her life, her dad hands her off to Jethro Hawk. At first she wants to go, then she doesn’t… Then there is something dark and creepy about him that just sets Nila’s nerves on end. But she knows she needs this and she knows that she is attracted to him. But things get weird. He is not the sweet guy that she thought could rock her world.
Suddenly that one decision to go with the stranger changes everything she has ever known and will ever know. That one decision changes everything about her life. She is no longer free, she is now indebted.
I don’t want to spoil any of this book because it is definitely worth the read, so I cannot tell you anything that happens next, but it will keep you on your toes and questioning the things you know should be impossible. This book left me hoping for Nila and wishing Jethro would not be the same as the rest of them. It is dark. I don’t mean a little, it is really dark and twisty and I just had to know what happened next. I am looking forward to reading the next book in the series to find out what will happen. But this one was so worth the read!
Excerpt: Debt Inheritance: Meet Jethro & Nina
ONE – Nina’s POV
“Huge disappointment, Ms. Weaver.” His cold glare sent a snowstorm wiping away the bonfire in my belly. “I’m done playing games, so cut the bullshit. Time to begin the day.” His voice gave no room for interpretation. A cold draft shot down my back.
My brief reprieve from debts and horrible Hawks was over. I’d been shown something I desperately wanted, but denied it because I failed to please him.
“You could teach me…show me how…” I couldn’t make eye contact with him. Mortification painted my cheeks for both admitting I was clueless and asking a monster to coach me.
Jethro laughed. “You think that will save you from what’s coming? Was that your little plan? To make me fuck you in the hopes I might feel something for you?”
TWO – Jethro’s POV
I stood up slowly, clicking my tongue. “Ah, ah, ah, Ms. Weaver. Don’t take that tone with me. You’re the failure. You’re the prisoner. You take what I give you. You do not assume to have any say or authority. That includes listening to everything I deem important to tell you.” Ghosting to a stop in front of her, I murmured, “Is that quite understood?”
I flexed my muscles, welcoming back the soothing chillness of control. I hadn’t liked stepping outside my confines of civility. Things got messy when silence was disrupted. Things got rushed when tempers rose and curses flowed.
And I didn’t want to rush her undoing. I wanted to savour it. Devour it.
Pepper Winters wears many roles. Some of them include writer, reader, sometimes wife. She loves dark, taboo stories that twist with your head. The more tortured the hero, the better, and she constantly thinks up ways to break and fix her characters. Oh, and sex… her books have sex.
She loves to travel and has an amazing, fabulous hubby who puts up with her love affair with her book boyfriends.
Her Dark Erotica books include:
Tears of Tess (Monsters in the Dark #1)
Quintessentially Q (Monsters in the Dark #2)
Her Grey Romance books include: