Choices (The Flesh Cartel #3)
Professional trainer Nikolai Petrovic ...more
I have just picked up this book to start reading Season 2 of this amazing series and just reading the blurb from the previous two books was like being punched in the chest all over again... I can already feel the tears ...more
4 stars …now, in light of this rating, what I’m about to say might make no sense at all:
I f’ing HATE these books.
By book 3, I no longer feel shock, am beyond anger…now, it’s just rage. I seriously want to hurt someone. I want to destroy every single person who laid a hand on Dougie and Mat. (And I vacillate between wanting to shake Dougie & Mat out of frustration and of course, wanting to protect them, save them...)
But, you see…the sick thing is, I actually believe that’s the reaction Rachel ...more
There are no spoilers from Choices, but there will inevitably be some from Auction and Captured. (Contains cussing and explicit scenes.)
3.5 “You came as baggage with your brother.” stars.(Was this episode supposed to be amazing?)
As if on cue, he thought he heard Mat scream. Distant again, so distant it all had to be in his head. Just guilt, that’s all. Guilt and insanity. Mat wasn't here.
Me: Well that episode was disappoint-
Book: Don't say it.
Book: You'll anger the B ...more
REALLY GOOD BOOK, IN MY OPINION NOT AS GOOD AS THE FIRST TWO BUT STILL BRILLIANT
CHOICES OR CONSEQUENCES- those are the options for Mat and Dougie. Brothers fighting to survive the horror of what has and what will be done to them at the hands of their master/trainer Nikolai
Nikolai is a manipulator of the mind and wants to break one brother while seeking to have the other brother come willingly to him. He exploits Mat and Dougie's obvious love for each other by coercing them to do his w ...more
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The Flesh Cartel #1: Capture
The Flesh Cartel #2: Auction
Second Season begins with this book #3.
Per Riptide Publishing:
Reader discretion advised. This title contains the following sensitive themes:
Fair warning, this is NOT MM Romance. This is a psycho-sexual thriller which includes rape and torture. Please proceed with that knowledge.
One of my updates described this as a "speeding bullet" and holy hell it is. Each episode has just, flat out, been one ...more
Me to the book: "Leave me alooooone!"
I have a total love-hate relationship for this series. The torture and sexual assaults are so gut-wrenching and visceral that it is actually horrible to read. But I can't stop. Maybe I'm like Mat - looking for a fighting chance. Or maybe I'm like Dougie - hoping for a glimmer of kindness. But holy hell, this was another i ...more
These two boys are getting hit harder than an all you can eat buffet by a football teams' worth of dudes with the munchies at 2 a.m. Without condoms! And don't even get me started on that plug they shackled Mat with because ruined was the only word ...more
I have no choice than to give it 5 stars.
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Mat and Dougie are going to learn on their own skin that they have NO CHOICE than to GIVE IN. They have to choose to let go and submit.
It broke my heart, but it's only the beginning of such a painful road.
I can't see how it's ever going to end in a good way for Mat and Dougie but for some reason I feel better with them in the hands of Nikolai than back at the processing centre. Fool that I am!
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It's taken me three books to form an actual review that's not just me bitching and being all WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK?!?!?!?!? I hate it, I love it, I hate it. But I'm going to try..........
The writing of these books is really something special. The writers have this amazing ability of forcing the readers to experience the trauma alongside Dougie and Mat.
It's not simply voyeuristic, you suffer with them. Via Nikolai in this one.
I initia ...more
I thought it would be impossible, but this installment hit me harder than the first two. We finally get a view of what Nikolai's plans for Dougie and Mat are. While Mat is destined for nothing but physical pain and unhappiness, it is the manipulation of Dougie that is really tying me up in knots here. Both brothers are only hanging on by the thought of ...more
This story is focused on Choices, with the aptly named title. The reader learns how Nikolai plans to break down Dougie and Mat. Their conditioning is vastly different. It seems there is no hope for eit ...more
The brothers Matt and Dougie have now gotten through the auction and been taken home with their new owner. Will things improve for them now or could they possibly get worse. Unfortunately things went how I thought they would, and my heart is still trembling and my stomach is still in k ...more
In this episode of The Flesh Cartel #3: Choices, Dougie and Mat have now been sold at the slave auction as a package. The humiliation they experienced in order to be sold together was horrifying but, to them, completely worth it so they can stay together. Their love and devotion towards one another is all they have left after being abused, tortured, and violated. But now they are in the hands of a slave trainer, Nikolai Petrovic. He c ...more
This is a continuation of the serial "The Flesh Cartel," the story of two brothers who have been kidnapped and sold into sexual slavery. This installment is longer than the first two, and covers from the point where they have now been sold and are being taken to their trainer, Nikolai, a man who needs to get them prepared for his client/clients, and the brothers' new master and/or masters.
The story is broken up into two sections, the part prior to arriving at Nikolai's place, a ...more
This story contains explicit violence, forced incest, and non-consent.
In this installment, The Flesh Cartel #3: Choices, we find Mat and Dougie leaving the Madame, after the horrific events the boys endured at the auction. They are now under the care and tutelage of Nikolai. And by care and tutelage, I mean the systematic breaking down of their hearts, minds, souls, and bodies.
All at the hands of the man we’ve only seen glimpses of until now. In this i...more
Book 3 'Choices' of this serialisation had me stunned by the explicit rape and torture inflicted on poor Mathias. Felt so sorry for the guy, I do so hope he gets his revenge some time in the future. Mat's brother Dougie doesn't fare much better being sensory-deprived and gagged with no food or water. I just loathe Nikolai their new Trainer who is manipulating them both to mould them into perfect obedient slaves - may he rot ...more
This segment wasn't quite as harsh as the previous two. The boys are moved from the Facility to Ni ...more
As far as the content, this is still so far past dark that it's difficult to read with emotions going all over the place. I can't imagine how this ...more
This series of books is not for everyone, and I mean it!
WOW! It takes two talented writers to bring such a strong emotions from me! Their talent is absolute undeniable!
The only thing I can question is if I can continue to read it, and my answer is YES! I have no doubt that I will follow Douglas, Mathias and Nikolai through many more hard and extreme times!
I am not sure what liking this series says about me, but it is addicting...
...and I am going to ignore that little voice that says "You are so fucked up for liking this!"
Twisted, fucked up, nasty, and absolutely unequivocally the scariest series of books I've ever read this is simply mesmerizing. I continue to be amazed with Mat - I don't know why I am so absorbed in him but he is the one I want to cuddle, hug, and kiss away all the pain he's put through. The Energizer Bunny ain't got nothing on him.
I don't know what else to say. I don't got no more words.
Of the three books I've read, this one has been my favorite. There is something about Nikolai that is so intriguing even if he is an evil bastard. My heart breaks for Mat, dude can't catch a break :(
Mat and Dougie have survived (barely) the flesh auction and head to the home of their new Master’s professional trainer, Nikolai Petrovic. Only they don’t know that until they get there. Each brother doesn’t even know where the other is even though they are traveling in the same RV. Is life about to get harder for them? Or will they escape?
I’m not finding this series as enthralling as I did when I started. It’s still compelling and the writing is great, but maybe my taste ...more
Doug is intelligent enough to understand the methods being used, now can he double play and win or get lost in his training? Stay in the game.
Mat is fierce but his rash ...more
Again we witness the brothers endure cruelty at the hands of their captors. But in some instants they receive unexpected kindnesses as well.
Although the brothers do not interact in this installment they are still what is keeping each other going. Dougie, already quite submissive is having a much easier time than our poor Mat, who can't seem to catch a break.
Again, like the others in this series, it is brilliantly written and keeps the reader hooked from start to ...more
Definitely not the book for me.
You know how feeling nauseous while hungry feels like? Well, so do I and it's never a pleasurable experience.
Not sure what else to say. I want to read the ending of this story. Good, bad, torturous, hopeful, hopeless, I want to know it. Anything before that, I'll skip.