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The Ishkarin were created to be the perfect soldiers. The perfect predators. The perfect sadists. But what happens to the perfect soldiers when the war they were created to fight is over? In the Arena, the Ishkarin find an outlet for their natural instincts. Populated by the Collared, the sexual submissives who live to kneel before the predators, the Arena guarantees that ...more
Paperback, 100 pages
Published November 11th 2013 by RFX Studios (first published November 9th 2013)
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Kaylyn
Jan 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Amazing and a must read!! I can’t put into words how much I loved this book. It is unique and unlike anything I have read. I loved the premise and had high expectations. It blow me away and pulled me in right from the first word.

Iras was a very unique heroine. I liked her right away. She was very much in demand as a Collared. I liked how she reacted to Gavir right away. She wasn’t afraid to have a backbone and stand up for herself. She could felt sorry for herself and hid away but instead she b
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The first book in the Tales from the Arena is an intriguing and unique erotic futuristic romance. The author has created a fantastic and engaging erotic world that grabs the reader’s attention and doesn’t let go. The characters are easily understood and leave the reader wanting to know more. I was thoroughly caught up in the story from the very beginning all the way to the last word. I believe the series has lots of potential and I am looking forward to reading more books in the series.

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Elizabeth Schechter has been called one of the top erotica and alternative sexuality writers in the world. Her writing credits include the award-winning steampunk erotic romance House of Sable Locks, the science fiction BDSM duology Tales from the Arena, and the Celtic fantasy Princes of Air. Her shorter work has appeared in anthologies edited by D.L King (Carnal Machines), Laura Antoniou (No Safe ...more

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