Pennies by Pepper Winters – Blog Tour & Review

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“A beaten slave and a richly dressed thief. Money is what guided their separate fates. Money is what brought them together. And money is ultimately what destroys them.”

Meet Elder in PENNIES,

Pepper Winters’ newest Dark Romance Series!

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Blurb

“At 18 I had pennies, but money didn’t make me bold. At 19 I had dollars, but it didn’t dull the pain of being sold. At 20 I had hundreds, but then I met him and was found. At 21 I had thousands, but all I wanted was to be bound.”

“At 23 I had dollars, but life changed and made me rich. At 25 I had hundreds, but it wasn’t enough to stop my killing itch. At 27 I had thousands, but my reputation didn’t set me free. At 29 I had millions, but I met her and could finally see.”

Tasmin was killed on her 18th birthday. She had everything planned out. A psychology degree, a mother who pushed her to greatness, and a future anyone would die for. But then her murderer saved her life, only to sell her into a totally different existence.

Elder went from penniless to stinking rich with one twist of fate. His lifetime of crime and shadows of thievery are behind him but no matter the power he now wields, it’s not enough. He has an agenda to fulfil and he won’t stop until it’s complete.

But then they meet.

A beaten slave and a richly dressed thief. Money is what guided their separate fates. Money is what brought them together. And money is ultimately what destroys them.

She was poor.

He was rich.

Together…they were bankrupt.

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Excerpt

Fuck this.

I stalked forward.

My hand came up.

The urge to soothe her catapulted my fingers to her cheek. My skin erupted from her delicate heat. I’d already had my single touch when I’d petted her hair. I wasn’t permitted a second.

But it didn’t stop me.

One second, she stood close, arching her chin at the door.

The next, she was across the cage, flying into a stack of boxes that tumbled in a clatter of butcher knives, butter knives, and sharp forks.

Her eyes turned luminous in the gloom, locking on mine with rage.

Shit.

I’d forgotten myself by feeling sorry for this beaten wraith, but she hadn’t forgotten her overwhelming hatred of men.

I didn’t look away. But I didn’t explain myself, either.

I’d borrowed her for the night. If I wanted to touch her, I could. The fact that she’d leapt away meant I could report her to her master and have her punished.

Or you could punish her instead.

The distance between us grew thicker as we breathed fast.

I waited…wanting to know just how deep her education in pleasure flowed. Tearing her gaze from mine, she swallowed hard. Piece by piece, she hid her loathing, replacing it with reluctant acceptance.

Inching closer, her toes nudged aside sharp blades as she made her way to me and fell to her knees on the cold concrete.

Half of me jolted with insane lust. Most of me shied away with repulsion as her straggly hair covered her face but not before I saw the twisted disgust and echoing despair.

“Get up,” I murmured. Even though my voice was low, the cavern of the garage amplified it, layering it with bite.

Instantly, she swooped up. The crackle of her joints and misused cartilage in her bones sounded like tiny gunfire.

“Don’t kneel. Not in here.”

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5 Stars – dark, intense and full of intrigue

Yet again, this is the start to another fantastic Pepper Winter’s series. I always find it difficult to review her books because they leave me totally speechless and I never quite know where to start. This book has left me with goosebumps. There were many times that i felt so disturbed i didn’t want to continue but having read all of Pepper’s previous books, I know to expect this and that it will be so worth it, and it was.

Tamsin/Pimlico had lead a life of privilege but taken at the age of 18, was sold to a man that can only be described as sick, disturbed and utterly masochistic who treated her as a slave in every sense of the word. In order to survive, she soon learns to condition her reactions and keep one part of herself back from the monster who thinks of her as nothing more than a toy, a plaything. He may defile and degrade her body but there is no way she will let him have all of her because if she lets him, she may as well be dead.

Elder comes into her life around the 2 year anniversary of her captivity. This man oozes danger, darkness and Pim sees evil in those eyes when he looks at her. Having come from nothing, he has power, respect and is feared by those who use his services but how did he get there? You can tell this man has secrets by the bucket load and likely a body count to match it. He is strangely drawn to Pim, he can’t explain why but he is the only one to show her even a slither of empathy but as he tells her, he is no hero. Will he be the answer to her escape from the hell she lives in but could she in fact be going from one hell to another?

This book was amazing. Pepper’s writing was captivating, descriptive and absolutely addictive. The characters are complex and intriguing with just enough revealed about them and the possible direction of the story to leave you waiting with baited breath for more. This book is dark and certainly not for the feint hearted or for everyone for that matter but I loved it and am eagerly awaiting the next instalment.

 

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Dollars (Book Two)

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Hundreds (Book Three)

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Thousands (Book Four)

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Millions (Book Five)

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About the Author

pepper winters

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.

 

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