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Sunday, 12 March 2017

The Devila's Kiss Box Set by Gemma James







Title: The Devil’s Kiss Series Boxed Set
Author: Gemma James
Genre: Dark Erotic Romance
Release Date: March 12, 2017





Blurb

Nothing is black and white when everyone has secrets.

Broke and desperate, Kayla Sutton siphons thousands from her employer to pay for her daughter's treatment, but when her boss finds out, he demands repayment...in the form of her submission.

What started as a game turns into so much more when the past returns, testing the chains that bind Gage and Kayla's hearts together.

She fell for his wicked ways after he blackmailed her, stayed after he kidnapped her, went back to him after he almost destroyed them both with his fury. Now she wants to give him her future.

Willingly.

INCLUDES: The Devil's Kiss, The Devil's Claim, The Devil's Wife, The Devil's Spawn, and over 11,000 words of bonus material, including bonus scenes from Gage's POV!

NOTE TO READERS: THE DEVIL'S KISS BOX SET is a dark romance with a BDSM edge that does NOT conform to safe, sane, and consensual practices. Includes explicit content and subject matter that may offend some readers. Intended for mature audiences













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AMAZON US / UK / CA / AU


Free in Kindle Unlimited








Author Bio

Gemma James is a USA Today and Amazon bestselling author of a blend of genres, from new adult suspense to dark erotic romance. She loves to explore the darker side of human nature in her fiction, and she’s morbidly curious about anything dark and edgy, from deviant sex to serial killers. Readers have described her stories as being “not for the faint of heart.”

She warns you to heed their words! Her playground isn’t full of rainbows and kittens, though she likes both. She lives in Oregon with her husband and their four children–three rambunctious UFC/wrestling-loving boys and one girl who steals everyone’s attention.

 

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Title: The Devil's Kiss
Author: Gemma James


4 unexpected stars


Have you ever just sat motionless, unsure what to do about a book, even more so about how to rate or review it? That's my current dilemma with Gemma James' The Devil's Kiss series. The story is incredibly written; for it to captivate me and finish every single book in a day each is quite the feat. To say that there is drama is an understatement. The Devil's Kiss was all drama between Kayla and Gage. The minute that Kayla stole from Gage, she knew it was a matter of time before he caught what she had done. The last thing she ever expected was for him to offer her the only way out of jail and to save her daughter: to willingly sign a contract that makes her his complete s€x toy.


4 breath taking dreams



So here is where the problem with writing this review came - from the very beginning Gemma James tells reader that this series is far from the sane, safe and consensual BDSM practices that need to be respected in these relationships. And how right she was; any Dom not respecting a submissive's right to use her safe word or neglects her hard limits are what I call 'fake Doms' and far from deserving the submission of these subs. But Gage gets it reluctantly from Kayla, and I wonder, even while she feels as strongly as she does, would she still feel the same way if another man would have done everything right and catered to her darkest desires? I despised Gage's tactics - they are deplorable, yet I can't hate the man after everything he's gone through in life. Karma truly is a monster when you do the things you do, and seeing it happen did give me some satisfaction. My curiosity on this couple's development is so great that I have to keep reading to find out what will happen - I just hope that there is some humanity in this man that will redeem him in the end.




Title: The Devil's Claim
Author: Gemma James

4 unexpected stars



Does time and distance make the heart grow fonder? A year has passed since The Devil's Kiss and Kayla has tried to live a new life with her daughter Eve, away from Gage and Ian. The last thing she ever expected was for either men to show up at her doorstep within a day from one another and forced to chose between them. Only Kayla's obsession (is there any other way to describe it) with the Gage makes her feel and the glimpse of the man living inside the 'monster' makes the decision a little easier, even if she's still in love with the high school sweetheart, Ian. Just like with the first installment, The Devil's Claim kept me at the edge of my seat and mostly by morbid curiosity - what would Gage do to have and keep Kayla by his side?


4 breath taking dreams



There are moments when you see the other side of Gage: the passionate and caring man that he hides from the world to protect himself. Just when you think he's redeemed himself, he does something so incredibly cruel that goes beyond his sadistic nature that makes me want to hate him all over again. The worst part was watching Kayla forgive him again for the physical and emotional pain he dealt her, promising to be better if only he'll agree to a few of her terms. Can I consider this abuse? To many degrees, no, and I know many will disagree, mostly because what Kayla goes through, she agrees to it. But I cannot be alright with the way Gage exercises his dominance over Kayla, and I hope that their relationship gets better and on more stable and safe ground.




Title: The Devil's Wife
Author: Gemma James

4 unexpected stars



At this point, I'm not sure who's more of the glutton for pain and suffering - myself or Kayla. Another year has gone by since Kayla's marriage and I could literally feel and breathe the tension that is living with these two. It's so thick you'd swear that you could cut it with a knife. Gage's restrictions, rules and possessiveness hits an all time high that brings Kayla to her breaking point and hides a terrible secret that leads her to make a worst mistake when she learns of Ian's condition. I have to hand it to Gemma James: she truly knows how to keep her readers hooked to the point of wanting to know more about this couple despite the things Gage puts Kayla through.


4 breath taking dreams



I'm still on the fence as to whether or not I want this couple to make it. For sure the way these two are together, when they are connected, is something that anyone would strive for, but the way Gage punishes Kayla... no words can describe it. My heart is still furiously beating because of it, unable to comprehend how Kayla survived it, even more so wanting to stay. Is there, at this point, any way to save Gage? I can't be sure, but one thing I am certain about is that maybe, just maybe, the next installment will give me the answers i need.



Title: The Devil's Spawn
Author: Gemma James

4 unexpected stars



I had hoped that my questions would be answered with the fourth installment of Gemma James' Devil's Kiss series. One thing is for certain, she doesn't disappoint and even goes that extra step by creating a shattered world when you least expect it. Like in true Gage and Kayla fashion, things between these two always reach a boiling point where Kayla questions if staying is the safest and more sane answer in protecting herself. Sometimes, I have to admit, that it sounds like the more reasonable thing to do - and then Gage opens his heart and soul and then I remember that here is a man hiding behind the cold demeanor.


4 breath taking dreams



Gage's need to dominate his wife hits an all time high as he'll accept nothing less than her full and complete submission. From everything I've seen so far of Kayla, I never expected it possible and even more so difficult following Katherine's confession. Truthfully, I often wondered how they could make it together after everything they've gone through, what they will go through and all of their insecurities that pose and individual problem, and yet, they keep surprising me. My personal opinion of Gage's tactics still hasn't changed from the very beginning, but I've come to understand him as a man. I really am glad that I took the time to read this series since Gemma James is a force to be reckoned with.




~oOo~

Having had read each time as they came out individually, I loved being able to re read them once again, one after the other finally answered my questions, especially being able to read Gage’s POV ~ now that was something that kept me captivated more than anything. Finally I truly had the chance to understand the man that had me hot and cold. I loved the fact that Gemma James pushed the boundaries - I don’t think I said it often enough, but there’s nothing conventional about Kayla and Gage’s; how they meet, fall in love, get married and all the trials and tribulations are something to behold because at times it’s beautiful and others downright wrong, yet I know I had to read it at least once, and obviously twice with the box set. I can’t wait to see what else is to come from Gemma James because if nothing else, she really makes me think on what is considered wrong and right.


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