I was given this book by my Mam who was raving about it, so I repurchased it on my Kindle.

It is the first Louise Bagshaw novel I’ve read and although very well written, my issue is with the storyline which just didn’t seem believable. So if that doesn’t worry you, then I have no issue recommending this book, but if you’re looking for something…

I too write dark romances where the protagonist has a sexually abusive past which affects her present-day relationships, so was prepared for the challenge of the physical subject matter, which actually I found Elin managed to write realistically without turning this into a horror show, (it was enough to make your guts roll, but kept you wanting to read on) however what I wasn’t prepared for was the emotional journey that the two lead characters went on.

I had thought that the main guts of the story would be about Aya’s kidnapping and subsequent escape, but…

I’m an Only Child so can only imagine what it must be like to have brothers and sisters to love, fight, argue and reconcile with, but Imogen expertly conveys the complex and dynamic relationships between these three sisters and their baby brother in this charming and perfectly paced novel.

Miriam, the eldest, has to forfeit her dreams of attending Rada in order to help bring up her baby brother after his surprise…

As an author myself, I look for three things in a book in order to earn five stars. Well-written prose, great character arcs and a story that surprises me. I will still honour the author with a solid 3.5 or 4 stars if they’ve written their tale well even if the storyline or genre doesn’t appeal to me personally – but…

I downloaded a free copy of this after listening to Elin on the Self-Publishing Show podcast as I was intrigued by her psychology background and her motivations on writing this Slave series. Apparently, she used to help people who had been badly bullied and in her words ‘kidnapping and withholding someone’s freedom is the ultimate form of bullying’.

I too write dark romances where the protagonist has a…