Penelope Douglas Corrupt


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From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Douglas comes a new dark romance... Erika I was told that dreams were our heart's desires. My nightmares, however, became my obsession. His name is Michael Crist. My boyfriend's older brother is like that scary movie that you peek through your hand to watch. He's handsome, strong, and completely terrifying. The star of his college's basketball team and now gone pro, he's more concerned with the dirt on his shoe than me. But I noticed him. I saw him. I heard him. The things that he did, and the deeds that he hid...For years, I bit my nails, unable to look away. Now, I've graduated high school and moved on to college, but I haven't stopped watching Michael. He's bad, and the dirt I've seen isn't content to stay in my head anymore. Because he's finally noticed me. Michael Her name is Erika Fane, but everyone calls her Rika. My brother's girlfriend grew up hanging around my house and is always at our dinner table. She looks down when I enter a room and stills when I am close. I can always feel the fear rolling off of her, and while I haven't had her body, I know that I have her mind. That's all I really want anyway. Until my brother leaves for the military, and I find Rika alone at college. In my city. Unprotected. The opportunity is too good to be true, as well as the timing. Because you see, three years ago she put a few of my high school friends in prison, and now they're out. We've waited. We've been patient. And now every last one of her nightmares will come true. *Corrupt is a STANDALONE dark romance with no cliffhanger. It is suitable for ages 18+. **All of Penelope's books come with Book Club discussion questions. Download them here --->
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    02. March 2016 um 20:31

    I thought this book was okay. When I first read some reviews on Goodreads I was worried about the contents of the story and I expected the worst... but really, it wasn't as shocking as I feared. Yes, some concepts are a little far fetched and as with Ms. Douglas "Fall Away"-series I highly recommend to keep in mind that these relationships are FICTION and should not serve as inspiration. But with some media competence you can quickly slip into the story and highly enjoy every page you read. People should stop being so stuck up, it's just a book. It's an enjoyable and addictive read and it is fantasy. Sometimes you just need to trust people to be able to seperate fiction from reality. I can understand that people enjoy the thrill of being overpowered and dealing with a stronger partner but it doesn't mean in real lfe they would draw inspiration and jump into toxic abusive relationships... Have a little faith in human kind, people. Let us have our dirty little fantasies without feeling guilty ;) So, it's 3/5 stars for me. I enjoyed the book for the time being although it's not a literary masterpiece. And it doesn't try to be.

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