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Lover Unknown

(Lover Unknown #1)

3.50  ·  Rating details ·  60 ratings  ·  48 reviews
Passion without boundaries.

The freedom of the unknown.

A night you’ll never forget.

Welcome to Club Q.

Hadley has never been one to shy away from a challenge between the sheets, but she’s been craving something she just can’t put her finger on. When a mysterious silver envelope shows up on her desk at work, inviting her to join Club Q, she’s about to get everything she didn’t
Kindle Edition, 32 pages
Published July 22nd 2014 by Ellie Kincade
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Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Jack~Racer~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Hayes~Simon~Gianluca & Archer
(ARC provided by Netgalley)

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This was one incredibly HOT and very short read!!!

Hadley Scott receives a silver envelope on her desk at work.
In it, is an invite to one of the most whispered about clubs in all of Chicago, Club Q.
It is known to be an exclusive sex club that only caters to the young, wealthy, and beautiful.
Hadley is beyond excited.

Once in the club, she and others like her who have received the same invite are told that they will be taken to one of many hotel rooms within the building
Aug 04, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5 Intriguing Premise Stars * * *

This was quick... this had an interesting concept and presented well. The best was that it worked for a lunch break at work or a tad longer. There will be more to come and it did leave us with a main character who has a secret admirer who maybe a bit obsessed.....

My only complaint is the cover...the idea I get... the model, no. She is painfully thin and concerning. It was more of a negative and took focus away from what the author had intended, in my opinion.


Well this is probably the quickest read I ever had to do. With only 34 pages, I got bored out of my mind before I hit halfway. The only reason I didn't DNF this is because it's too short for me to even bother =\

The story starts out with Hadley Scott who received an exclusive invitation to Club Q which is apparently elusive and once she's in, she learns about the club's concept. The female counterpart will be led into a dark room where the male counterpart awaits them. So t
Dee Montoya
****4 Fascinating Stars****

Handley Scott has received an invitation to the mysterious Night Club Q; this place is one of Chicago's best kept secrets. Rumor has it that people go to this club for a unique sexual experience that keeps the city's Elite hooked, not only for the entertaining activities but because of the anonymity it provides. People can only attend by invitation and the return is subject to how well the person can follow the rules. Handley is ready to try everything this club has to
Jul 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
4.5 Stars!

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First Impression
I was looking for something short & sweet and I came across Lover Unknown. Something about this reminds me of S.E.C.R.E.T. by L. Marie Adeline, but thats probably just me. Either way this still sounds good!

Opening Lines
"Attempting to look preoccupied, I twirled the silver envelope through my fingers, willing myself to take that one last step. All I had to do was walk around the corner-off the main strip of city lights, and into a dimly lit alley-and there I was. Cl
✟Roxanne✟(Death by Book Avalanche) ☠
I received an ARC of this ebook through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.

✪✪✪ 3 Star Rating ✪✪✪

I thought this was a good read and I liked it...up to a point.
I have to be brutally honest here and maybe it's me just being picky but the editing is terrible, just for this reason I found this book quite difficult to read, it ruined the flow and I had to stop reading at times to try and work out what the author actually meant (I mean you've got problems if you 'shit' a door).

If you can get p
Crazy for Books (Stephanie)

ARC provided by publisher through NetGalley for an honest review.


Hadley Scott has received an invitation to come to an exclusive club she's only heard rumors about, but now knows this isn't a joke. Once in the club, she realizes everyone is also new and vying for a potential membership.

Hadley curious as to who invited her, but first In her attempt to be adventurous, lean more about the club and potentially become a member, she must spend the night with a stranger under ver
Jul 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
This copy kindly provided by NetGalley on behalf of the publisher

not realising this book was so short, I went to bed with the intention of starting it, & finishing it in the morning... before I knew it I was finished!

super short so there's no time for boring fluff & fillers that are not needed. it's straight into the action so to speak, and I was hooked.

I found the final chapter to be a little creepy. I guess time will tell if that was the intention or not. looking forward to the next
Dirty Dayna
Jul 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
4 Fuck me in the Dark Stars

I received a free copy of this via netgalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.
I really need to get away from these serial reads! The book is 34 pages in length.
Hadley receives a large silver envelope that is a personal invitation to club (Club Q) which is only talked about in whispers. And is determined and nervous to discover what it is.
tonight could change your entire life
I did not know what I was getting myself into but around 60 %I get it… be
Rachael Orman
Sep 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: must-read, hot
4.5 Stars
~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads Review Team~

OMG.. You have to read this book. It was so good I couldn't put it down. I read it in less than an hour and wish I had more from this author to jump right into.

Hadley gets invited to a secret club. The mystery, sexual tension, curiosity is intense and had me flipping pages like crazy to find out where things go. In a dark room things get hot and sensual. I didn't realize just how amazing and hot a scen
Jul 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
It’s a short story, the first installment in a series, and I really enjoyed it. Hadley Scott receives an anonymous invitation to club Q, a hush-hush club in Chicago; rumour has it, it deals with sex. Hadley is sexually adventurous and is thrilled to have an invitation; only the young, rich and beautiful are invited. When she gets there, she learns that guests are matched by the staff for sexual encounters, and everything is done anonymously: in completed darkness, no conversation, and without kn ...more
Jul 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Hadley Scott has been invited to join the Club Q ( why Q...? ) for one night. If she's willing to play, she could spend the night with a complete stranger. She'll be able to know if she wants to become a permanent member. Hadley has never been the type to decline a challenge, and she isn't going to run away from this.

I really liked the concept, and I honestly didn't think I would enjoy this quick read. Even if it's kind of unrealistic, I liked it and I'll probably check out the next book. I'm i
Ruthie Taylor
Aug 13, 2014 rated it liked it
"I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads."

This novella is the start of Hadley's story, as she accepts an invitation to Club Q. The whole tale is over in a moment, but the set up and the premise of the series definitely has promise. If you are a fan of the slightly mysterious, satisfied by the briefest of erotic adventures, and enjoy the build up created by a pause in the story this series is for you.

Wicked Reads Review Team
Jul 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgallery
I feel I want to start this review saying I don't really like short stories. However, Lover Unknown by Ellie Kincade is probably the first one I have read that I loved, then Goodreads Stalked to find when book 2 was coming. This rarely happens with books for me, even rarer with a Adult/Erotica book but can I just say... WOW.

What did it for me with Lover Unknown was the final chapter, not from Hadley's point of view, but a guy. This was totally unexpected and as much as I loved Hadley I literally
Laura Greenwood
Review forthcoming on http://a-reader-lives-a-thousand-live...

I received a copy of Lover Unknown from Netgalley in exchange for my review.

Hadley has always been curious, and even more so when an exclusive invite to Club Q lands on her work desk. As with everyone, all she knows about the club is that it will fulfill her desires, and yet no one is quite sure how that happens. Arriving on the night, Hadley finds the room full of invitees like her, and each is led to a dark room within which is anot
Phrem (Smut Junkie)
Aug 11, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc-netgalley
3.5 stars!

Lover Unknown was a really really really short read that left me unsure and intrigued at the same time. The story started with Hadley Scott who received an invitation from a mysterious but exclusive club called Club Q.

Club Q was more like sex club. Oh I don't know. LOL. All Hadley knew was that the said club has lots of sex in it. And its surely is not the typical club with strippers and private rooms.

So that night, she was willing to have sex with a random stranger picked by the host
Aug 27, 2014 rated it liked it
A free copy of this book was provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Lover Unknown is a (very) short story about Hadley, a young woman who one day receives an invitation to the exclusive and mysterious Club Q. This mysterious club is for the city's elite and beautiful, and those on the outside can only speculate as to what happens there. It's this intrigue that leads Hadley to accept her invitation when it arrives and what she finds is an exclusive club catering to people's sexual
Aug 23, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

Well, this is tough to review since it was extremely short, more like a novella or just a little story ... And it's my first time reading erotica - I do apologize if this genre offends you, I just thought I'd try something new. So what did I think of Lover Unknown?

Really interesting premise, sexy and mysterious, and I'd love to read more about it. My main problem, of course, was the length - I really wish this had been worked on more and turned into a full-size novel, I think it has gre
Gemma Weir
Jul 30, 2014 rated it it was ok
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Lover Unknown is the first book in a new series by the author Ellie Kincade, I was given this ARC in exchange for an honest review so here goes...

This is a very short novella almost like an extended prologue, where we are introduced to the main character Hadley and the elusive club Q.

For me this was just too short, we don’t really learn anything about Hadley just that she was invited to an anonymous club, where no on
Aug 19, 2014 rated it liked it

The first thing I'll say about this book is it needs a bit of editing. When doors 'click(ed) shit', you've gotta be worried! And how one can 'purse' ones eyebrows is beyond me. The author changes tenses occasionally which interrupts the flow of the story. Full stops and commas in the wrong places were also a tad jarring, but I'm a tireless pedant and it may not bother everyone.
Amusing spelling errors aside, I enjoyed this novella. And that is what it was- a short book.
Aug 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads Review Team~

This was a super short read but it was super-hot!!! We were introduced to Hadley and to Club Q. Club Q admittance is by invite only and once you are told what goes on there you can either stay or leave. If you stay you will have the night of your life, with one little catch. This was super-hot and I cannot wait to see what happens next this is going to be one hot journey!!!

Characters: I love Hadley

Sex: yes and
Aug 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, own, mystery
I had to read this based on the synopsis. It sounded so interesting and original. This is a short 32 page story that has left me wanting more. This starts out with Hadley and her receiving a invitation to the mysterious club q. Hadley doesn't know anyone who has been invited to club q, but she was up for the challenge and didn't want to always wonder. Hadley has sex with this mysterious man that she will never know who it was. They aren't allowed to speak or see each other. Once they are finishe ...more
Jul 29, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: erotica
This book was 34 pages.

It's an interesting concept. Get invited to a club (Club Q), get ushered into a dark room and have some sexy fun. No talking, no lights allowed. Just sex.

Hadley seems like a smart women, just craving a little adventure. She finally gave in and allowed herself to try out Club Q. And she ended up loving it, hoping for a permanent invitation.

Will Hadley actually join Club Q, will her mystery man who put her forward for an invitation actually get to be with her in a dark ro
Jul 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
*I received an ARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review*

This seemed like such an interesting concept for a story I was drawn to it. A mysterious club whose reputation proceeds itself but no one knows what happens there.

Well it started off with a bang, drawn into the mysterious surroundings from the start we are drip fed information at the same time as Hadley. The story covers one exciting night. As much as I would love to go into more detail, I really don't want to spoil it for anyon
Aug 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing

Oh wow!
Fuck me in the dark!!
This was one very HOT novella.

I was very intrigued and captivated, no doubt about it. The plot alone was fascinating and then executed flawlessly. The writing style and flow was perfect. The author was able to keep me interested from beginning to end and I was able to get a feel for the aura of the situation perfectly.

Hadley was sensual and sure of herself, alluring and adventurous. She knew she was hot. She knew wha
Briana Pacheco
Jul 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
**Complimentary copy provided by the author/publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review**

Short and quick, this first book in the series was really good.

Hadley receives an invitation to a very hush hush club where rumor has it that sex is involved. There are some rules and they are you can't see or talk to the person you are set up with. I was on the fence about this but halfway through, I ended up liking it. Mystery man was HOT and I wanted more out of this. It's straight to the poi
Jul 24, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: net-galley-reads
I am curious if I read the same book everyone else did. It is not that I didn't enjoy it. It was just okay for me. I would have liked more emotional build up or physical build up. Sparks...maybe? Not sure. I wanted more. I have never read from this author before. Don't get me wrong the writing was okay. I just didn't feel the intensity of the moments she had with this stranger in the dark. The ending was interesting because of the small cliffhanger, but it did not have me thinking "I sure need t ...more
Jul 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
I was in the mood for something short- and this little story hit the spot!

I wasn't sure what to think when it started out talking about an elusive club. I've already read this type of story before... but it got much better.

The mystery of the invitation Hadley receives, and the anonymity of the club was so enticing.

This is a VERY short little story of Hadley's first experience with Club Q, and all the fun that is sure to come. I have to say the little Epilogue from the male POV at the end defini
Jan 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Short novella about a woman who was anonymously invited to a private sex club in Chicago called Club Q, at least she thinks she was. She found the invitation on her desk at work when she returned from a coffee break. Not knowing who dropped it off, she eagerly awaits for the weekend. When Friday comes, she's having second thoughts standing outside the entrance. Why her? Who left the invite? Is the place really like the rumors? Well, only one way to find out. So she goes in, and she never regrets ...more
Rhiannon Overby
Aug 04, 2014 rated it liked it
Lover Unknown is a short novella that is the beginning to a series. While the writing was good, the book seemed too short for me on it's own, especially if it's suppose to be an erotic story. The sexual scene in the book was moderate on the sexual scale but I felt that the book was more of a building block for more books to come than one by it's self.

The idea behind the book/series is an interesting one, and for that reason I will give the next book a shot and hope that it blows this one out of
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