Author: Skye Warren
Series: Stripped #3
Publication: October 16th 2015
Genre: Adult ~ Dark Romance
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“Dark, perverse, and unbearably erotic, Pretty When You Cry is Skye Warren at her gritty best.”
~ Anna Zaires, USA Today bestselling author of Twist Me
A new dark romance novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Wanderlust and Prisoner…
I came from a place of dirt floors and holy scriptures. They told me the world outside was full of sin, and the first night I escape, I find out it’s true. Ivan saves me, but he does more than that. He takes me. He makes me his own girl.
My conditioning runs too deep. Ivan sees what I am.
That’s the thing about showing a mouse to a cat. He wants to play. And it’s terrifying, even for me. Because the only thing darker than my past is his.
The thing with this series for me is that I usually don't like the female main characters all the much but with this one I actually liked Candy a lot, which came as a surprise to me. But yeah, she was really intriguing because of her unusual background.
Ivan was a character that I never really could figure out when he appeared in the previous books so I was glad to finally read more about him and I gotta say that I absolutely love him. He's acutally still a bit of a mystery to me but that's what makes him so great to me.
The story takes us back when Candy first arrived at the Grand and met Ivan. The weird thing is, I'm usually not much of a fan of books that first take place a few years before the actual story is supposed to take place but it was actually really interesting to read about because I really wanted to know how Candy ended up stripping.
Like the previous books, this one is also a dark book and to me it feels like the darkest book so far. I absolutely loved that of course. Candy and Ivan certainly have a unique relationship but their connection really can't be denied.
I think it's safe to say that Skye Warren is my new favorite author in dark romance. Pretty When You Cry was dark, shocking and heartstopping all at once. I loved it! All I can say is; I WANT MORE!
About the Author:
Skye Warren is the New York Times bestselling author of dark romance such as Wanderlust and Prisoner. Praised as a “true mistress of dark erotica”, her books have been featured in Jezebel, Buzzfeed, USA Today Happily Ever After, Glamour, and Elle Magazine. She makes her home in Texas with her loving family, four dogs, and one evil cat.