I've recently read these books as of late:
Sempre by J.M. Darhower
Captive In The Dark by CJ Roberts
Slave by Sherri Hayes
Now, I have read pretty disturbing and depressing books before but the titles above have taken it to another level. They have different stories on their own but they all touch on a similar subject involving the taboo being of "slaves". The stories in the book are just so captivating that it's hard to stop even though you're starting to have goosebumps.
Out of all the three, I read Sempre first.
[Here is my full review in Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/350118980]
I love this book. It tells such a beautiful story about love, sacrifice and of course, freedom. It will make you laugh, it will definitely make your heart hurt and it will give you hope.
I was so in love with Sempre that I started looking for a second book similar to the theme of Sempre. It wasn't too long that I stumbled upon Captive In The Dark.
[Here is my full review in Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/352488958]
Despite reading an already shocking book before this, this book has managed to shock me out of all sorts and I was thoroughly speechless for a few seconds after finishing then millions of thoughts came into my head after! It was.... mind-blowing. It is very... very disturbing. It touches on scenes of rape, violence, murder and other stuff you wouldn't normally think about. So I will give you fair warning that this book won't really give you a happily ever after.
It is a very gutsy subject to be written about but the author has done it beautifully that you won't want to stop reading and.... Ms. CJ Roberts, will DEFINITELY lure you into reading the next book.
Lastly, still not over my Dark-books-cravings, I starting reading Slave.
[Here is my full review in Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/353119354]
This book was not AS visually disturbing as Captive In The Dark but the thought was still there. It's a story of redemption rather than an adrenaline induced story like Sempre and Captive In The Dark. It was a "fluffy" read comparing to those two but it is still good so I'm considering of reading the sequel in the Finding Anna series.
Actually, I'm considering to read ALL of the books' sequels and I can hardly wait to get my hands on them. Especially for Sempre and Captive In The Dark!
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