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Buttons and Lace Audiobook

Buttons and Lace

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Publisher's Summary

I owe him a debt. A big one. The payment can't be settled with money or favors.

He only wants one thing. Me.

Every action gets a reward. A button. Once I fill his jar with 365 buttons, he'll let me go. He'll let me walk away. But I have to earn every single one. By submitting to the darkest, cruelest, and most beautiful man I've ever known.

Trigger warning: There are some dark and disturbing scenes of abuse and punishment.

©2016 E. L. Todd (P)2016 E. L. Todd

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    TINA~BOOKALICIOUSBABES 01-24-17 Member Since 2016
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    "phenomenal read"

    If you love dark romance, this is definitely a must read. It was so completely sick twisted that you can't put it down wondering what's going to happen next.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Vicki 12-05-16
    Vicki 12-05-16 Member Since 2015

    I just have to roll my eyes and say 'really' when someone writes in a review that a fiction book was not realistic...come on now 'really'

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    "Buttons Will Be Our Currency"

    Pearl is kidnapped and sold into sex slavery. A cruel and sadistic monster, named Bones, buys her because he likes that she's fiesty and looks forward to breaking her. Here are examples of the violence she suffers from Bones: tie her down with painful ropes and fuc* her in the a** again and again to the point of her being barely concious and bleeding. He liked to play hide-n-seek and when he found her he liked to beat her with a bat until she passed out. Tie her up and whip her until bleeding. If you can get thru the part with Bones the rest of the book is good.

    Crow and Bones are rivals. Crow and his brother Cain steal Pearl from Bones with the intent to rape and beat her and then return her to Bones. Crow instead decides to keep her for himself. Crow is a dominent and has a play room but he doesn't get off on causing pain like Bones.

    This is the first book in the series and does have a to-be-continued ending. Looking forward to the next book.

    My first book by Penololpe Sky and I'm looking forward to reading more from her.

    Michael Ferraiuolo and Samantha Cook give a captivating performance.

    Absolutely worth a credit/$$

    10 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Deedra 12-04-16
    Deedra 12-04-16 Member Since 2015

    Audible Addict!!! My Favorite books have change since joining Audible and my taste for erotic has enhanced! Follow me to the dark side. ;)

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    "WELL THIS WAS A SURPRISE"

    I did not think I would like this book because of the violent content however this has turned out to be a real keeper. This story is very well written and narrated which allowed me to fall in love with Crow. This was a pleasant surprise. I can't wait for book two.

    10 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    SY 04-10-17
    SY 04-10-17 Member Since 2017

    Always in search of my next book boyfriend. <3

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    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I'm on the fence with this book, while on one hand I like the overall concept of the story I found it lacking. I really wouldn't consider this book dark, so if you're looking for that I would not recommend. A lot of the "abuse" we are told about but there were no truly heart-wrenching scenes that made me feel for the heroine. Yes, terrible things happen to her but it's all glossed over. I don't need it to be terribly descriptive but I needed more to be able to empathize with Pearl. So with that said if you are looking for a tamer "dark" book then I would recommend.


    If you’ve listened to books by Penelope Sky before, how does this one compare?

    This is my first book by this author.


    Have you listened to any of Michael Ferraiuolo and Samantha Cook ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I've listened to both Samantha and Michael before and I really enjoyed their narration. Samantha has a nice strong voice that was perfect for Pearl and Crow.


    Any additional comments?

    All books are available on audio, at this time I'm unsure if I will continue with the series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Margaret 03-31-17
    Margaret 03-31-17 Member Since 2015

    Let's escape into a book :)

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    Holy f****** s*** I wasn't expecting this . I read the reviews but I was a bit hesitant because it was dark. God dammmm this is a must read. It was twisted, heartbreaking and there was love!...buying book two like yesterday!!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Roberta Barton 03-25-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved it!"

    This book was so good and I love the narrators. It keep me so intrigued I can't wait to read/ listen to the rest of the series!

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    Karentwilson 03-25-17
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    "My god this audiobook."

    This is one of the best darkest books I have listened to in, ever. I adore Pearl. I love strong, brave and daring female characters and she is one. I hate her time with bones. That was very difficult to read and the abuse triggers are definitely there. I had to stop and take a few small breaks but was always drawn back to the story. Crow, what a man, what a man what a very fine mine, to steal a lyric. I want to visit his vineyard and maybe a couple of other things. I hope the next books reveal more of the human in him that Pearl is starting to reach. If you like the dark this is the steamy book for you.
    The narration added so much to the story. Both the voices were perfect for the characters. Let me just say I have fallen for Michael Ferraiuolo, I have listened to others of his works and he is always brilliant. I love his accents as well as the timbre of his voice. I'm moving on to the next book, Buttons and Hate, and looking forward to more from this author and these wonderful voice actors.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Miosotis 11-30-16
    Miosotis 11-30-16
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    "Omg"

    Love the book! can't wait for the others !!!!
    Is different from all romantic story's but real

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    Amazon Customer 05-24-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Hang on to your seatbelt!"

    I loved this book all the twists and turns the way pearl stands up for herself and fights back she isn't a push over like some of the other romantic series I have listened to!

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    Amazon Customer 05-03-17
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    "buttons and laces"

    loved it its so criminally interesting
    I had to keep reading , guilty pleasure its like the flip side of fifty shades just darker

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    "Started slow ended up very good"

    The book started off slow for me , though it did end up a good read am looking forward to book 2 .

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