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  • Eulogy by Rachel Van Dyken

    Eulogy by Rachel Van Dyken

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 20 ratings
    The next book in the internationally bestselling mafia series… All is lost. All. I don't recognize myself in the mirror anymore. My thoughts are filled with hatred and dripping with rage. I've lost my soul. She took it to the depths of Hell with her and haunts me with images of what could have been. Sixty lives are mine to take. Sixty lives stand in the way of my vengeance...
  • Enrage by Rachel Van Dyken

    Enrage by Rachel Van Dyken

    Rated: 4.61 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Enrage is the next standalone in the international best selling mafia series, Eagle Elite.Part of a world I loathe.Part of a family who hates me more than I hate myself.Living with a girl who reminds me of my darkness.I'm. In. Hell.Also known as the Cosa Nostra.My life was over the minute I stepped off that plane.Son to a murdered mob boss.Heir to a throne of murder and lies...
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    new adult  suspense  angst  contemporary  mafia  dark
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  • Malum: Part 1 by Amo Jones

    Malum: Part 1 by Amo Jones

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 22 ratings
    “Love is savage, love is blind, love is something they may not find…” Once upon a time, there was a young girl who lived in a battered trailer, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks. One day, she fell down The Elite Kings’ rabbit hole. Sucked into a dark vortex of lies, hate, and deceit, and spat out by money, glitz, and power...
  • Tangled Promise by Ella Miles

    Tangled Promise by Ella Miles

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    I can’t keep my promises. I’ve made too many, to too many people. All the promises have tangled into a web of sin and truths. But there is one thing I’m certain of…I have to end this—us. This is Book 4 in the Sinful Truths series...
  • Broken Anchor by Ella Miles

    Broken Anchor by Ella Miles

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    I’m broken. He’s broken. We are broken. But sometimes you have to shatter to pick up the pieces. To start over. To overcome our enemies. And find out if we can love again. He’s my anchor, but can our love be repaired? This is the final book in the Sinful Truths series...
  • Easy to Fall by W. Winters

    Easy to Fall by W. Winters

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    From USA Today bestselling author Willow Winters comes the epic conclusion to the heart-wrenching, edge-of-your-seat gripping, romantic suspense, Hard to Love series.With her I was always on the highest high. That's why it was so easy to fall. I never stood a chance without her. The two of us were made for one another. It's as simple as that. The world could try to rip us apart, but it would fail...
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    new adult  suspense  alpha male  contemporary  dark  mafia
  • Road To Ruin by Callie Hart, Jonny James

    Road To Ruin by Callie Hart, Jonny James

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Malicious Destruction of Property. Two counts of breaking and entering. Two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Four counts of assault. Three counts of illegal gambling. Three years served in Orleans Parish Prison. Tommy ‘Havoc’ Kendrick’s rap sheet reads like a recipe for disaster: one part mayhem to three parts chaos...
  • Savage Sin: Bellamy Brothers 1 by Helen Hardt

    Savage Sin: Bellamy Brothers 1 by Helen Hardt

    Rated: 4.71 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Enter a world of mystery, suspense, sin, and heart-wrenching emotion with Helen Hardt's new series!In prison, they called him Savage.Falcon Bellamy spent years locked up for a crime he didn’t commit, which shattered his dream of serving his country as a Navy SEAL. When he's granted early parole to help with a family emergency, he’s determined to reclaim his life...
  • Saving Poughkeepsie by Debra Anastasia

    Saving Poughkeepsie by Debra Anastasia

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Beckett Taylor’s quest to be a better man has brought Eve Hartt back into his life, but sometimes it feels like they’re bound together with barbed wire. Though he longs to love her without causing pain, the wreckage of their past continues to crash down around them. Yet with the help of this brothers—and for his brothers—Beckett won’t stop trying...
  • Jegudiel  (Deadly Virtues Book Two) by Tillie Cole

    Jegudiel (Deadly Virtues Book Two) by Tillie Cole

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    They are the Fallen.A brotherhood of murderers whose nature compels them to kill. But guided by their leader, Gabriel, the Fallen have learned to use their urges to rid the world of those it is better off without.Control. Diel has spent his entire life under it. His childhood years were spent in the sadistic captivity of the Brethren...
    Categorized as:
    new adult  alpha male  suspense  contemporary  dark  abuse
  • Fallen Love by Ella Miles

    Fallen Love by Ella Miles

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    I’ve fallen in love, then out. In… Out… Now, I’m more confused than ever. I always thought falling in love would be easy. It would feel right when I fell for the right woman. With Siren, does it feel so right, yet so wrong? This is Book 5 in the Sinful Truths series...
  • Twisted & Collateral by Callie Hart

    Twisted & Collateral by Callie Hart

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    TWISTEDSloaneHow many times can a person fall down and still get back up? How many times can things go wrong before you just give up?I’ve lost everything. My home, my job, my purpose in life—everything has been turned upside down. But while life hasn’t exactly turned out the way I would have liked it to, I wouldn’t change a thing. If things were different, I wouldn’t have Lacey...
    Categorized as:
    bdsm  alpha male  suspense  new adult  dark  mafia  contemporary
  • Burn & Fallen by Callie Hart

    Burn & Fallen by Callie Hart

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    BURNSloaneI’m not safe.I haven’t been safe for a while now.I ran to Zeth for protection, but Zeth is in danger himself. With Julio on one side, and the leader of the Widow Makers MC on the other, the smartest thing to do would be to run. I’ve been running long enough, though.This is the closest I’ve come to finding my sister in two years.I can’t back down now...
    Categorized as:
    bdsm  alpha male  suspense  new adult  dark  mafia  contemporary
  • Taken by Lies by Ella Miles

    Taken by Lies by Ella Miles

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    From USA Today Bestselling Author Ella Miles comes a new dark romance series! At 16 I was taken. Kidnapped by a boy I thought I could love. Then he sold me as if I were property. For three years I endured. Beatings. Torture. Pain. I never broke. I was strong, determined, resilient. But then one day it happened...I broke. Setting me free...
  • Beloved (Montavio Brotherhood) by Jane Henry

    Beloved (Montavio Brotherhood) by Jane Henry

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The moment I meet Ricco Montavio, my world tilts on its axis.Hotter than hell and maddeningly dominant, he’s suddenly in my world on the regular: in my massage studio, at my daughter’s preschool, on my front porch, in my every waking thought…Why me?I’m a rule follower...
  • It's Our Secret by W. Winters

    It's Our Secret by W. Winters

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    From romance author Willow Winters comes a USA Today best-selling emotionally gripping, standalone, romantic suspense. Allison: It was only a little lie.That’s how stories like these get started.But with every lie I told, he saw through it.I think in his heart he knew I was broken; he felt my pain as if it was his.And that’s what changed everything.He’s the reason it all fell apart...
  • Tethered Souls by Beth Flynn

    Tethered Souls by Beth Flynn

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    My family has secrets. I’m always the good girl, doing what’s necessary to keep my loved ones safe. I've kept the darkest secrets from everyone I know. As painful as it is to hold them all inside where they live and gnaw away at me, that’s where they must stay. I haven't seen my closest childhood friend, Christian Bear, since I was a teenager—he hasn't changed a bit...
  • Not So Prince Charming by Lauren Landish

    Not So Prince Charming by Lauren Landish

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    He’s the hunter. I’m his prey. I've been sleepwalking through life—not living, just existing—working toward a future where I can actually breathe. Until HE walks in. Gabriel Jackson. With his boy next door charm and dimpled grin, he jolts me awake. He makes me want to feel the dark heat he promises. To live in the hunger lurking behind his brown eyes...
    Categorized as:
    new adult  suspense  angst  contemporary  dark
  • Growing and Kissing by Helena Newbury

    Growing and Kissing by Helena Newbury

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Note: This book was republished as "Bad For Me". This edition is no longer available.Librarian's Note: Alternate-cover edition for ASIN B01CYT8S3KWhen my sister is diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia, there’s only one way to raise the half a million dollars I need to save her: use my skills with plants to grow marijuana. But I’m a botany geek, not a drug lord. I need help...
  • Tempted to Kiss by W. Winters

    Tempted to Kiss by W. Winters

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    From USA Today bestselling author W Winters comes an emotionally-gripping, romantic suspense. I fell for someone I shouldn’t have. I’m not the only person to ever do such a thing. I know that. And I’m not an awful person for desiring his touch, his kiss, his everything… but I knew I shouldn’t have indulged. There’s something about knowing it’s wrong that tempts me that much more...
  • Thy Kingdom Come by Monica James

    Thy Kingdom Come by Monica James

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Monsters are real.When I was five years old, I watched my mother take her last breath-a breath three monsters stole from her.I never chose this life. My father says it's my birthright, but all I see is a curse. It's because of the Kelly name my mum was slain by the Doyles-our enemies in Dublin, the fellas livin' on borrowed time.All of Belfast fears my family, especially me...
  • Possessed by Lies by Ella Miles

    Possessed by Lies by Ella Miles

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    I fought my way back, and now I’m possessed. I’ve healed the wounds that kept me trapped. I’m done fighting it. I’m hers. Completely. I just don’t know if she feels the same. What if the empire we’ve been building crumbles along with our love?Possessed by Lies is book 5 in the Truth or Lies series. It continues Enzo and Kai's story...
  • Tarnished Soul: A Nine Minutes Spin-Off Novel by Beth Flynn

    Tarnished Soul: A Nine Minutes Spin-Off Novel by Beth Flynn

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    My family has secrets. I’m always the good girl, doing what’s necessary to keep my loved ones safe. I've kept the darkest secrets from everyone I know. As painful as it is to hold them all inside where they live and gnaw away at me, that’s where they must stay.I haven't seen my closest childhood friend, Christian Bear, since I was a teenager—he hasn't changed a bit...
  • Kingdom of Corruption by Bella Di Corte

    Kingdom of Corruption by Bella Di Corte

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    A Royal Organized Crime RomanceMy husband had been keeping a secret from me—a secret that would irrevocably change the course of our lives.He was the son of one of the most ruthless men alive, and an heir to the infamous Fausti crime family. They were beautiful, powerful, ruthless—royalty in their beloved Italy and beyond...
  • Beautiful Devil by Piper Stone

    Beautiful Devil by Piper Stone

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    I made my name and my fortune carrying out every hit with absolute precision. But this time it wasn’t a job, it was personal, and something went horribly wrong. This time there was a witness...
  • The Way We Are by Shandi Boyes

    The Way We Are by Shandi Boyes

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Seven years in heaven awarded me seven years in hell. I’ve admired Savannah Fontane since I saw her whizzing down our street on her hot pink bike with rainbow tassels taped on the handlebars. I was in awe someone so small could ride without training wheels, I asked my mom to remove mine that same afternoon. Savannah drew a rainbow heart on my cast the very next day...
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    new adult  alpha male  angst  suspense  contemporary  dark
  • Blackbird by Molly McAdams

    Blackbird by Molly McAdams

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    From New York Times bestselling author Molly McAdams comes a powerhouse romantic suspense that will have you questioning your morals and second guessing your view on love. I live in a world few know exist. I’ve trained for this. I know what to say, what to do, and how to act. I’ve perfected the lethal calm required for this life. Now it’s time to buy my first girl...
  • A Reckless Note by Lisa Renee Jones

    A Reckless Note by Lisa Renee Jones

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    “I can chase you, and I can catch you, but there is nothing I can do to make you mine.” ― Morrissey It all started with a note, just a simple note hand written by a woman I didn't know, never even met. But in that note is perhaps every answer to every question I've ever had in my life. And because of that note, I travel thousands of miles. I look for her, but find him...
  • Nightmare: Prisoners of Purgatory MC #1 by Bella Jewel

    Nightmare: Prisoners of Purgatory MC #1 by Bella Jewel

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR BELLA JEWEL COMES A BRAND NEW BIKER SERIES!!!Dear Nightmare,I wish I could introduce myself, and tell you who I really am, but that simply can’t be.You know why, of course.We all know why.We’ve all heard the story; we grew up hearing the story.The one about you…and him...
  • One Night With Him: Jonathan and Monica's Story by C.D. Reiss

    One Night With Him: Jonathan and Monica's Story by C.D. Reiss

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Jonathan Drazen’s my billionaire boss.Or he was, until he fired me.Now he wants to make a bet.If I win, he’ll give me enough money to not care about this waitressing job.If he wins, I’m completely and utterly his for the night.I’m sworn off men, but I’ll take this wager. He’s hot enough to break some rules over.Besides, he’s still hung up on his ex-wife...
  • Deviant & Fracture by Callie Hart

    Deviant & Fracture by Callie Hart

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    DEVIANTSloaneI'm not proud of the things I've done.The things I've had to do.The things I've given away.but I'd give it all over again to find her.Even if I die trying, I have to find Alexis.ZethShe wants me to help her,But I won't.She wants me to save her sister, But I can't. She wants me to be her hero, But I'm not a good man.I am her damnation...
    Categorized as:
    bdsm  suspense  alpha male  new adult  dark  mafia  contemporary
  • Drawn to you by Ker Dukey

    Drawn to you by Ker Dukey

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Warning, this is book 1 of 2. This is a new adult romance which contains explicit sex - 18's only. Antonia McNally has a great family, a great boyfriend, and a great future… until she finds herself interrupting a robbery and becoming the victim of a ruthless criminal. When she witnesses brutal murder, abuse and suffers her own traumatizing assault by his hand, her life changes forever...
    Categorized as:
    new adult  alpha male  suspense  contemporary  dark  abuse
  • The Queen by Skye Warren

    The Queen by Skye Warren

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    I have one chance at a new life. A college education. A future outside of Tanglewood's dark walls. For a breathless moment it seems like I might actually escape. Then I get a phone call from home. Damon Scott is my own personal dragon, the fight I've always lost, the secret hope of my heart. And he needs my help right now. Only my mind can solve the puzzle...
  • Amos y mazmorras: Segunda parte by Lena Valenti

    Amos y mazmorras: Segunda parte by Lena Valenti

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Chegou a hora de encarar o tão aguardado torneio Dragões e Masmorras DS. Entregue-se aos combates. Liberte seus desejos. Na busca pela irmã desaparecida, a agente Cleo Connelly conseguiu se infiltrar no ultrassecreto torneio de práticas BDSM, o Dragões e Masmorras DS...
  • Legacy by Bethany-Kris

    Legacy by Bethany-Kris

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    An alternate cover edition can be found here.A Legacy Prequel filth·y (fĭl′thē) adj. filth·i·er, filth·i·est 1. Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty. 2. Obscene or offensive. 3. Vile; dirty. adv. filth·y 1. To an extreme and often disgusting extent...
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    bad boys  alpha male  new adult  mafia  contemporary  dark
  • The Man in the Black Suit by Sylvain Reynard

    The Man in the Black Suit by Sylvain Reynard

    Rated: 4.03 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Brazilian Acacia Santos excels at her job as concierge at the prestigious Hotel Victoire in Paris. When her senior colleague is attacked and sent to the hospital, she is tasked with serving one of the hotel’s most mysterious and attractive guests. Nicholas Cassirer checks into the hotel under an assumed name every three months...
  • With Visions of Red: Book Three by Trisha Wolfe

    With Visions of Red: Book Three by Trisha Wolfe

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 14 ratings
    This is a dark erotic thriller intended for adult audiences. Who is the UNSUB?For Agent Sadie Bonds, finding the answer to that question means the difference between life and death for someone close to her. The UNSUB’s latest abduction reaches right into the heart of the ACPD, forcing every member of the department to search within their ranks for the sadistic perpetrator...
  • Consumed by Truths by Ella Miles

    Consumed by Truths by Ella Miles

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Enzo is my heart. My soul. My breath. I never thought I could be so dark. Never knew love meant losing myself and getting reborn. The lies and truths have finally caught up with us. We may have stolen an empire, but we aren’t ready to give it up. It’s ours. He’s mine. And our love will find a way to the truth. Consumed by Truths is book 6 and the final book in Enzo and Kai's story...
  • The Ingénue by Tiffany Reisz

    The Ingénue by Tiffany Reisz

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    A Siren prequelEvents take place approximately six months before The Siren – stars Sheridan &...
  • Hunger by Monique Edenwood

    Hunger by Monique Edenwood

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    A Dark Love Story"As I struggle to unlock my gaze from the impertinent bridesmaid who doesn’t seem able to stop herself from giving me attitude, I contemplate the various ways in which I intend to teach the insolent little brat a lesson."GreysonThis wasn't supposed to happen.Every piece of my life has been planned out since the day I was born, calculated to the letter.I knew where I was headed...
  • His Light in the Dark by L.A. Fiore

    His Light in the Dark by L.A. Fiore

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Special pre-order price of $1.99 My first memory was of a slap, hard across the face: the sting on my cheek and the jarring of my bones as I slammed back into my bed. It was my dad who had hit me. I had been four. Most of my memories were much of the same and no one ever saw, no one ever fought to help, no one ever cared. Then we moved...
  • Break Me by C.D. Reiss

    Break Me by C.D. Reiss

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Book three - and the final in the...
  • Sinful Promise: A Dark Mafia Romance by B. B. Hamel

    Sinful Promise: A Dark Mafia Romance by B. B. Hamel

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    I’m in his bed learning the limits of my body.Peter Calimeris. Greek mafia son, monster in a perfect suit, and the only man keeping me alive.He’s supposed to be my bodyguard, but he barely notices me.At least until Peter gets involved in a business deal with my half-sister...
  • Tramp by Mary Elizabeth

    Tramp by Mary Elizabeth

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Lydia Montgomery is a Tramp. After fleeing a tragic past, Lydia’s determined never to go back to the life she left behind at any price. She lands in Grand Haven, California—a city booming with billion dollar corporations and tech money—and everything changes. Armed with the only lesson she learned from her mother, Lydia builds a life of routine, solitude, and success...
  • Sweeter Than Sin by Amelia Wilde

    Sweeter Than Sin by Amelia Wilde

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    She's the only woman I've ever wanted--and she's been taken from me. Olympus is falling and Brigit is gone. I'll burn down the city to find her. But I might burn with it... Sweeter Than Sin is the second in an intense new trilogy from USA Today bestselling author Amelia Wilde. Richer Than God must be read first...
  • This Love Hurts by W. Winters

    This Love Hurts by W. Winters

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    USA Today Best Selling Author, Willow Winters, brings you an all-consuming, sizzling romance featuring an epic, anti-hero you won't soon forget. Some love stories are a slow burn. Others are quick to ignite, scorching and branding your very soul before you’ve taken that first breath. You’re never given a chance to run from it. That’s how I’d describe what happened to us...
  • The Final Hour by London Miller

    The Final Hour by London Miller

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Three months pass without incident, leading Mishca and Lauren to believe they can finally move on from the past and build a life together ...but enemies both old and new lurk in the shadows, waiting for the opportunity to strike. When a dangerous threat presents itself, Lauren is forced to turn to the one person that would rather see Mishca dead than live happily ever after ..
  • Lost Petal by Linnea May

    Lost Petal by Linnea May

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    My name is Petal. That’s all I know. He says it’s all I need to know. I don’t know who I am or why I’m here. All I know is that I’m his. His prisoner, his toy, his piece of art - an empty canvas. Body and mind. With every spanking, every touch, every word uttered in the dark, he paints me just the way he wants - always leaving me wanting more...
  • The Seller: A Dark Romance by Loki Renard

    The Seller: A Dark Romance by Loki Renard

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Being sold is just the beginning. I am in the possession of a man who tells me he is going to train me and then sell me. What he doesn't know is that I'm safer in his cage than I am on the streets. He's not the worst man in my life. He's not even the most dangerous.  And though he might plan to auction me, I'm not the one being used.He will awaken my desires...
  • Darkness Lurks by J.L. Drake

    Darkness Lurks by J.L. Drake

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Emily McPhee has struggled to overcome her father’s death... It’s not easy, but Emily finally has the life she wants. She’s an A student at Orange University and has a comfortable home and a great circle of friends. She’s also in love with handsome Orange PD officer Seth Connors. He doesn’t seem to return her feelings, though, so she tells herself his friendship is enough...
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