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The Contract

(Uncovering You #1)

3.82  ·  Rating details ·  3,475 ratings  ·  411 reviews
When I wake up in a dark, unfamiliar room, I have no idea what's waiting for me in the shadows. My imagination conjures up demons of the worst kind.

Reality is much worse:

A collar with no leash. A prison with no walls. And a life stripped of meaning.

I am presented with a vile contract and asked to sign. It outlines the terms of my servitude. The only information I have abou
Kindle Edition, 108 pages
Published March 27th 2014 by Edwards Publishing, Ltd. (first published January 22nd 2014)
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Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
Now live!!! >> <<

3.5 stars!





Dark scale (1-10): 3
Mindfuck scale (1-10): 5

The full story of Lily (captive) and J.S. (captor) unfolds over multiple volumes of approximately 125 pages each, like serials. Each volume, though, is a FULL story with a climax and conclusion. Uncovering You 2, will be available April 20, 2014. Also subtitled as Submission.

This first installment served to entice and draw in the reader to HOW Lily ended up kidnapped. You are given a front row seat to h
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3.5 Intriguing stars
I am so tired. I am so lonely. I am breaking, and madness is taking hold.

Uncovering You begins with Lilly waking up in a dark room, alone and confused, knowing nothing good could come of this, she realizes that she is being held captive without any clue as to why or by whom. Without any chains or rope to bind her, she is trapped with a collar, teased with the freedom that is just
Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
Book – Uncovering You (Uncovering You #1)
Author – Scarlett Edwards
Publication Date – March 27, 2014
Type – Part of Series
Genre –Dark, Captive
Rating – 4 out of 5 Stars

Book provided by Author in exchange for an honest review.

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~RELEASE: Mar 27th, 2014~

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I don’t even know how to start this….after I went through a bit of confusion popping back and forth between time, I sucked this book up
Jan 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing

This is the story about Lilly Rider, growing up with an alcoholic mother... proving to herself that she will never become like her, she focused on her education. Now, on her third year in College... blinded by an offer she couldn't refuse... she never expected she would end up getting kidnapped!

I can't say how much I love Lilly's character...
Jan 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: DARK
Hell, YEAH! I loved it too! Thanks, sweetie, for the ARC. I usually avoid ARCs, but this one just got into my bones hehehe...

"Uncovering You" Part 1

Right!... but not right NOW, damn it, J.S.!!!
Jessica *The Lovely Books*
Okay, so here's the deal, I LOVED this book. Er...novella? It's serial story and each book contains 125 pages each. The author states that each story will have a climax and a conclusion. The next book will be out on April 20 of this year. For me...the girl who just couldn't put the story down...well let's just say that's a LONG time to wait.

Lilly wakes up to a dark, unfamiliar room with no thoughts on how she got there in the first place. She has a collar around her neck that has two electrodes
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What a great way you start a series! It definitely got me hooked from start to finish

The story is well written since I imagine the place of captivity somewhat like the movie Saw, only this is not as gruesome as the movie. So you can imagine how tense I am for Lilly.

The story is not written in sequence since it ju
Georgia ♥
Jan 31, 2014 marked it as to-read

A collar with no leash. A prison with no walls. And a life stripped of meaning.

Excuse me, Stockholm Syndrome, anyone?????


"A vague longing grows deep inside me. The need for submission. A natural willingness ground into me by the madness taking hold of my mind. I feel it rising. The demonic form consumes me from the womb, sapping my strength, and breaking my resolve."

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Lilly Ryder wakes alone and in a strange did she get there? When the lights go on she discovers she is tied to a marble pillar and has a collar around her neck. A contract is left for her and as she reads it she feels absolute horro
Lilly Ryder is just your ordinary struggling college student trying to survive with an extremely heavy course load and mounting student loans/bills. But, she's determined to make a future for herself so she does what she needs to in order to HAVE a future. Until. She wakes up in a dark cavernous room, alone, with no idea how or why she got there. Her only clue? A note with a contract attached for her to sign from someone identifying themselves as J.S.

I found it quite interesting that this book
Feb 08, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: dark, arc, 2014, contemporary
*** ARC provided by author in exchange of honest review***

***3.5 Stars***


Uncovering You by Scarlett Edwards is the first volume of the series and each book will consist of 125 pages. Ms. Edwards informs the readers that next installment Submission will be released on April 20,2014.

In this first installment, it starts off with Lilly Ryder alone trapped and held captive in a dark room. Lilly tries to recall events prior events that has caused her to end up where she is. She awakes to find
TinaNicole ☠ Le Book Nikita ☠
**I'm changing my rating from an extremely generous two-stars down to one after some interesting tidbits I've just come across.**

Yet another 50 shades/Bared to You, etc. etc. copy-cat. And even worse than the originals.

The h even falls into the H when she meets him. In the lobby of his office building. A la Ana/Christian and Eva/Gideon. After which he bans the fed-ex guy who accidentally bumps into her (and apologizes, the asshole) from his building. 'Cause he be a young gazillionaire who owns
May 16, 2014 rated it did not like it
If this wasn't plagiarism then it's at least a cheap imitation of Aleatha Romig's "Consequences" series. That being said this is what I thought of the book (story; it's a serial).
I so disliked the MC Lily Ryder. Like so many today, she feels entitled. I couldn't tell if the author thought this was cute or if she wanted us to dislike Lily. Lily thinks it's OK to steal. When she gets laid off she takes the business credit card she had been issued and uses it until the company cancels it. She goes
Jun 04, 2014 rated it did not like it
1 stars :(

I skipped... a lot! Just too much present then past scenes. I mean, I don't find the scenes that interesting at all, I was friggin' bored and that ain't a good thing to start a novella! the 1st book should start with a 'bang!' and I couldn't even find something that would want me to read the rest of the series. But I did coz it's a waste, I already have 1-4, so why not, the story's short..

I just hope the story peaks up... or else... i'm gonna tell my friends not to read this.. :(

Is the
Technically, Scarlett Edwards did warn me:
“The full story of Lily (captive) and J.S. (captor) unfolds over multiple volumes of approximately 125 pages each, like serials. Each volume, though, is a FULL story with a climax and conclusion.”
I knew you couldn’t fit the entire story in 125 pages. I knew it was serial-like. It’s not as if I thought Lily would be free by the end. But I didn’t realize just how little I’d get in the first edition. I mean, I wanted to experience J.S. at least. Ms. Edwards
Anne Huart (Books & Tea)
Mar 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
4.5 WOW stars!

Review also available at Books & Tea.

*ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*

The Contract is the first installment of what promises to be an extraordinary series!
We meet Lilly as she wakes up in a unknown place, which she can not escape from. She is being held captive, but doesn't know why or by whom. We follow her as she looks through the recent events in her life for reasons that could have lead her to this place.

That is when she is presented by her captor
Feb 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
So when Nessa~Rebel Book Babe asked if I'd be interested in reading this one and explained the synopsis I thought.....OH YEAH, BRING IT ON!

Uncovering You basically sets up the story of how Lilly Rider came to be a captive. We get flash backs from her past leading up to this point in her life.

I have to admit though I was a bit upset to find out this is a serial because I already have so many books on my TBR and I knew if I liked this first book I'd be adding more to my TBR. But shit I couldn't he
May 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Uncovering You: The Contract –

In this page turner Lilly awakens in a dark room with no recollection of why or how she got there.

Once her memories begin to come back we learn more about the type of person Lilly is and the grit of her foundation.

Lilly is very ambitious and is driven to improve her livelihood. Along the way she is offered the opportunity of a lifetime, the perfect college internship.

Unfortunately, Lilly’s life takes a dramatic turn and when she awakens next she is alone in a dark
Feb 04, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: dark-reads
This started out great. In fact, up until about 85% or so, I was fully invested in this well written and well thought out book. And then it got a bit silly as soon as Lilly met JS.

In scenes eerily reminiscent to Bared To You, Lilly met JS in the foyer of his building, and was thrust into his arms due to a wonky high heel. Yes, it was THAT cheesy.
Then he went all hot and cold and aggressive and very unlikeable. I really liked Lilly though, and I enjoyed the flashbacks to her past.

Another thing
this siries is basicaly Consequences the Author even uses same sience that were in that books only here it drags a chapter each novela barely giving awnsers im tired of Authores jumpling on Bandwagens and copiying popular books thinking if they ad a twist or two it will make it original in this case some scienes are to identical to give it a pass this book is mostly set up with a huge jumbled prologue that goes back and forth in time i tried reading and just had to stop reviews for other books w ...more
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️

DNF AT 20%

I could not get into this book. I was in the mood for something dark and it just didn't draw me in. The prequel is odd. It's dates that start out latest, the back up and back up from a couple days to six months at a time. Then the book is present time. I'm confused just writing that. Bummer.

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❀ Crystal ✿ -
ARC provided by Author for Honest Review
4.5 Stars

Holy CRAP….!!! That’s my first thought after finishing this short. I can’t really call it a book since it’s only took me a few hours to read it, but be WARNED do not start this late at night because you will not be able to stop until you reach the end. I feel teased by all this information and I want the next book like yesterday.
I wouldn’t say this is a cliff-hanger per se’ but with it being a serial series, there is a lot of unsolved situations.
Feb 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
Uncovering You by Scarlett Edwards
4.5 Stars

So this series is evidently a number of books released about a month or so apart. As some of you know, I hate this. I abhor it. I hate reading a book in an hour and then have to wait a month until the next installment and I usually shy away from doing reviews for these type of books. I would just rather read one long book. With that being said, I was not aware that this was one of these type of series and I am soooo glad I didn’t know ahead of time beca
Talk Supe
Apr 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014
I don't know WTF I just read, this better be good and worth the cliffhanger and I better get a clever, bloodthirsty heroine and not a poser...


UNCOVERING YOU: THE CONTRACT may be part of a serial but it does have a climax, some sort of a conclusion and a mean left hook! In 125 pages I'm invested in the story and feel fiercely protective of Lily, like her I want to castrate this dude, J.S., and serve him his own balls on a silver platter. At the same time I also fee
~ Cariad ~
Feb 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 mindfuck stars.
Bloody fantastic start to a series!...

For my full review and more of this -


PLEASE STEP THIS WAY... It's best not to keep J.S. waiting...

yeah baby arc arrived plain white
KitReads (a.k.a. nd)
This book came by way of recommendation on my group, and I'm glad I gave it a read.

It had suspense, a bit of take my breath away fear factor and a strong female character along with a sadistic male lead, all good things in my book!

I was a bit confused with the back and forth in time at first, but soon caught on and enjoyed that aspect.

This was a good story that was a quick read that I read with my morning coffee in a couple hours. I'm looking forward to seeing where this story line goes, and if
Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
The story is interesting so far. I'm really just interested in finding out Jeremy's motives for holding Lilly captive. However, I absolutely cannot stand Lilly and I'm disappointed that the story is told in her voice. Words to describe Lilly: narcissistic, entitled, spoiled, ungrateful, rude, etc. She is too cool for you. Too smart for you. Too good for you. That's all I kept reading that the actual words of the book were just background. The only thing that really stuck out in this story was Je ...more
Apr 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 stars!!!!!
Michelle ♥ The Romance Vault ♥
I received an ARC of Uncovering You in return for an honest review.

After the initial getting used to the back and forward timeline I settled into the story quite well. I am still a little bemused at the going back in time part where she has gone to the derelict house, I am wondering if that is going to serve some sort of purpose later on or whether it is because she ‘dreamed’ the outcome of that day different to that of what she remembers? I just don’t get why that bit was there at the moment. T
♡Meme♡Reads love♡
So while reading this I'm like hmmm thinking gif photo: Thinking Felix.gif
There is something so familiar about this story and I kept my beating brain up trying to figure it out
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Then it started coming together, my brain finally caught up
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This story reminds of Consequences (Consequences, #1) by Aleatha Romig and Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1) by E.L. James
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Very interesting huh? Well I'm going on to read the next book because even though its familiar I'm kinda intrigued
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Other books in the series

Uncovering You (10 books)
  • Submission (Uncovering You #2)
  • Resistance (Uncovering You #3)
  • Retribution (Uncovering You #4)
  • Confessions (Uncovering You #5)
  • Deliverance (Uncovering You #6)
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