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Loser Takes All

(Up-Ending Tad: A Journey of Erotic Discovery #1)

4.07  ·  Rating details ·  1,781 ratings  ·  292 reviews
Tad’s weekend started out like any other: hitting a college frat party with a handful of buddies. But just as the evening hits its peak, things get up-ended fast. Ditched by his drunken, trolling friends, Tad winds up getting hustled by three jocks playing poker. Now he’s forced to pay his dues in the most outlandish of ways: accepting a couple broken bones or spending an ...more
Kindle Edition, 76 pages
Published September 5th 2014 by Kora Knight (first published September 1st 2014)
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~✡~Dαni(ela) ♥ ♂♂ love & semi-colons~✡~
This is a chapter, not a novella/short story.

DIRTY and KINKY for sure, but I prefer my porn WITH plot, or better yet, plot with a side of porn. As the title suggests, this is EROTICA, not romance.

I prefer more feels and at least some relationship development. The setup for Scott and Tad doing the scene was lame and had an element of dub-con. (view spoiler)
*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time
3.5 Stars!

Was this pretty much all sex?

But it was setting up the rest of the series....right?

I'm definitely intrigued, I will say that.

Poor tad finds himself at the hands of flogger Scott after getting hustled at poker.

Tad can't understand why he's enjoying the Scott treatment if he's not gay...

And Scott enjoys giving Tad the treatment a lot!

Really this first novella is pretty much the whole scene of Tad taking his "punishment" with Scott.

I almost felt bad for poor tad and his blue balls...
Marte - Thunderella
***** 5 f*cking stars *****

Yes, five stars! I don't care. I loved it.
Amazing! Holy CRAP that was HOT! Oh wow!

Next please! :D



Doing porn with Marco.

READING porn with Marco. Jeez, get your mind out of the gutter... *cough*


Reading updates:

Time to lose the clothes, shy boy."
Every muscle in Tad's body wrenched tight. "Come again?"
Scott's eyes glittered. "And again. And again."
Tad scowled. "What?"


Each hit was landing perf
4 SCORCHING, Loser Takes All Stars!!

Holy shit!!! Somebody hose me down! What a hot tamale of a book!!!! Scott? You can tie me up and flog me any day of the week....ANY. DAY! And Tad? I'll up-end (<--- whatever the fuck that means) you gladly, sugar! Yes, it was like 95.5% smut but it's good smut, with dungeons, and chains, and oh yeah....floggers... and it set the table for a whole lot more.

Tad still says he's not into guys......oooookay, sure! I'm just gonna keep reading and find out about
3.5 Stars

That was basically PWP, but who the heck cares because it was SMOKING HOT PWP!!!

I’m fairly confident - based on the actual writing quality - that this series will develop into something more meatier, especially where the characters and their potential relationship are concerned.

Until then, I’m happy to ride this deliciously kinky sex-train all the way to the end of the line.
*** 4.5 Stars ***

Holy hell.


That was pure, porny perfection.

I am devastated that I have to wait God only knows how long for Part 2. Seriously. I'm inches away from going all Veruca Salt all over this joint.
Holy shit....this was one hot little number. Well the book was actually one big sexscene. It was a bit unbelievable ...but who cares...I sure as hell didn't.

There wasn't any I'm very curious to see were this is going...I hope there will be eventually.

So on to the next book.

Thanks Susan...I really enjoyed this one ;)

4 stars from me
May 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
Fucking crazy! Will read the entire series and review the 5 books together.
Jamie ♡♡ submits to books ♡♡
4.5 G Spot Heaven Stars

Holy Hottness in a Flogging World.
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If I smoked.....Damn that story would definitely deserve it!!!

Not much details needed.

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and let the punishment begin......

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If I was Tad I would never win a poker hand again.

I can't wait to see what's to COME next with Tad and Scott. Those two are panty melting hot together!!!
Deanna Against Censorship
I was so disappointed in this story. It did not deserve the one star I am forced to give it. I read about a third and skimmed the rest just to try and find where it got better. It didn't. No redeeming social values and no heat. The sex play was described but there was no heat between the two MCs.

No matter how Tad (preppy name) felt during and at the end, this was still a forced encounter where his acceptance was based on an unacceptable choice. Remember this is a college kid.

Hell, he had to do
Well damn.


I'll be honest.

Was the premise realistic? No.

Did I get a good feel for the characters? No.

Was the writing stellar? No.

Was this some grade A porn with a generous helping of kink? Hells yeah.


This book is basically one long sex scene. Loads of ass play, bondage, and orgasm denial. Yes, I used the word 'loads' on purpose.

I was in the mood for smut yesterday, so the PWP worked. If the rest of the series is like this though, I'm not sure how far I'll continue. But I'm curious enough to go
Kaje Harper
Feb 08, 2016 added it
Shelves: m-m, bdsm
A case of rape the straight guy until he enjoys it, discovers he's actually gay, and falls for his rapist, thinly covered by a bet with other characters, and a BDSM scenario. I'm told the rapist MC is somewhat redeemed in the next book (he knew not what he did - supposedly. But any "Dom" who has this bad a concept of consensual, no matter what he's been told, is irredeemable in my mind.) And since it's not clear to me that the author realized how unacceptable this scenario was, I doubt I'll be g ...more
JustJen "Miss Conduct"
Sep 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: shorty, ebook, bdsm-d-s, bgirls, mm

4.5 star Review by The Blogger Girls.

Well, this was just a nice little hot surprise breath of fresh air. I wasn’t too sure what to expect, but I was very pleasantly surprised.

Tad is in a bad situation – he either pays up his debt with a beating by the jocks or takes his chances with the flogger. He reluctantly takes the flogger option. The story quickly moves to Tad meeting Scott (said floggerer). Right off the bat, I loved each of these guys. The attitude, snark and banter were awesome. I reall
Sep 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
My gawd…

Let me get a grip of myself…

Poeh.. I really liked this

Goodmorin to ya all..

Other reviews of the series:

Test of Endurance (Up-Ending Tad; A Journey of Erotic Discovery, #2) by Kora Knight Review - Test of Endurance (book 2)
Katy Loves Romance ❤️
Oct 30, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: m-m, arc

Ok this review is going to be short and sweet just like these reads....

Tad is hustled from a frat party to spend the evening with sexy and too irresistible to resist Scott. Tad hasn't really ever enjoyed sex there's been something missing you know the special OOOOO and can I come????? yes yes please. Tad I would say is young and although has a good body is lacking the experience and needs to firm up those muscles, Scott is going to teach him a few tricks Scott practices if mildly
Still an all time favorite. I love these men!
Up-Ending 1-6 straight through to "The Dungeon Black Duology" spin off, is my favorite series OF ALL TIME EVER. #1. Can't touch this.
P.S. If you have read these books and have not yet read Unearthed and Revived..... just go do it. Right now. I know you have 1000 books in your TBR but still. Read the book!
Best sex. Best characters. Best chemistry. Best plot/tension/build up/passion.
aksana  -  4 - 8 - 15 - 16 - 23 - 42 -
3.5 Stars
Sep 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: shorts

This is some hot shit! Due to the contents of this read it may cause you to experience the following: A soar wrist (due to the non-stop fanning. But can easily be from other things as well. Just sayin). Excess amount of perspiration. High body temperature. Inability to stay cool. Shortage of undies. And the need to light-up a cigarrete.

Read at your own risk ;-P

****4.5 Mm Stars****

Momo, thank you for the X-mas gift!
Oct 18, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: definite-reread, m-m
Holy hotness!! Tad and Scott are smoking hot. Tad is sure that he's straight although sex with women hasn't ever been that explosive for him. He loses a bet which brings him to Scott's door for a flogging as his punishment. Well let's just say, I don't think he felt it was punishment by the end. These two are definitely smoking hot together and I can't wait to read the next installment. Luckily the whole series is available now.
Mar 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
Calling all Sinfully Smutmonster members! Don your non-melty panties, turn down the air con, place kindle in brown paper bag if reading in public and prepare for intense flushing and seat squirming!

You have been warned...kinky fuckery ahead...and it's HOT HOT HOT!!!

This is round one of straight college boy Tad's journey of self discovery, and initiation into the joys of gay sex, after losing a game of poker at a frat party to three A-hole jocks… the price of losing, either a broken arm OR a flog
Oct 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
When Tad is hustled at a frat party he has two choices; take his lumps in the form of a trip to the ER or endure a bit of flogging by Scott. Not interested in a few broken bones, he figures a bit of kink won’t kill him – but what he discovers while strapped to the wall is about to change everything.

This was a fucking hot read. Beyond the intro that sets up the story – this entire read focuses on the scene. Of Tad’s arousal, not just because he was tied up and being flogged – but because of the m
* N aka Nikki
Feb 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
This read more like pwp than erotica, and maybe because of that I didn't get hung up on the details. Usually the dub con element doesn't do it for me in contemporary settings (I can roll with it in historical or paranormal sometimes) but here it worked. Big time.
May 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Audiobook Feb 2018: Whew! And I thought the book was hot. The audio is scorching!!!
After reading the whole series, I am updating my rating to 5 stars. I LOVE Tad and Scott!
*P*u*r*p*l*e* Masochist

After more than 400 pages of pure urban fantasy my inner mm romance fangirl was in need of some dirty mm loving so I fed her this short story- Loser Takes It All by K. Knight and the story turned out to be just like that and more- short, fast-paced, kinky & fun (add to that- freebie) involving two super-hot college boys and one terribly wrong or better say deliciously good gone lost poker game.

There was some light bdsm involved (spanking, whipping etc.), the characters were fun, especially S
Soooo hot!!! There really isn't anything to say that hasn't already been said, because this book was SERIOUSLY HOT! !!

Also best rimming scene ever!

Oh a side note I don't think this was pwp, it was just one sex scene but they were still interesting characters that I want to see more off. Pwp doesn't really have that for me. Oh and it was obviously a short story so I don't think that counts as pwp.

Can't wait to keep reading! I don't care how much I pay for them!
Britta ★ Nachteule ★

Vacation-Countdown-Shorty #2/19!

I just could say:

(I know, I used this gif yesterday too... But it nails it!)

There is so many said about this book I can't tell you anything new.

Oh one thing I wanna say!

Me needs cigarette...

...and cold shower!


Also in this series:

#2 Test of Endurance (Up-Ending Tad A Journey of Erotic Discovery, #2) by Kora Knight <--- My Review

#3 Sideline Submission (Up-Ending Tad A Journey of Erotic Discovery, #3) by Kora Knight <--- My Review

#4 Prized Possession (Up-Ending Tad A Journey of Erotic Discovery Book 4) by Kora Knight <--- My Review

#5 Bringing It Home (Up-Ending Tad A Journey of Erotic Discovery, #5) by Kora Knight <--- My Review


My Vacation Countdown so far:

#1 U.S. Male ---&
Elle aka Leftie aka Shoebelle
Not really an m/m romance gal but I gave this a try because when a Canary says it’s good, it’s gotta be good:D This is only the 2nd m/m story I’ve read. The 1st one was more of a novelty for me, just so I can say I’ve read one O.o But I think that was also meant for non m/m readers like me, ie, meant to break one in gently into the m/m rom world. Now this, when I say it pushed my limits, it quite pushed my limits. Hello, BDSM too! But I also have to say that this is all kinds of holy hotness, oo ...more
Cristina T.
Feb 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Can someone please tell me why it took me an eternity to read this book?! Yeah, I have no idea, but it was a big mistake. One I am glad to have corrected...

Loser Takes All is basically one long BDSM sex scene. And, wonder of all wonders, it is exactly my kind of BDSM!!! The hardcore stuff I don't like, and by hardcore I mean humiliation and degradation. But I loved this! Edging is the best, combined with power play. Man, oh man... The flogging, blindfold, bondage, orgasm denial, anal stimulation
☙ percy ❧
i expected a kinky PWP, and that's what i got, so... no complaints i guess?
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“Scott’s crown reached Tad’s prostate but didn’t stop, instead grinding across it as it made its way by. “Unnngh-UH!” The last of Tad’s groan came out on a burst. Licking bliss tore up his channel and straight into his dick. Blood pumped furiously along the veins of his shaft, his sack fighting futilely to lift. But that fucking ball ring wouldn’t yield at all. Tad grimaced, pelvis writhing. Scott growled and gripped his hips tighter. “Fuck, Tad. The way your ass is letting me in… Accepting me… Swallowing me down… I’ve never seen anything so hot.” 18 likes
“Note to self: Never again assume you're the hottest shit at the table.” 2 likes
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