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Filthy Desire

(The Onyx Club #1)

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My name is Matthew Weston. Don't call me anything else, because I won't respond. And if you think you can get away with whimpering ‘Matt’ while I have you tied to the bed, about to devour you, it'll end up being your loss.
Men like me don't talk about feelings. We just don't.
What men like me do is pound. I pound the asphalt with my running shoes on morning runs. I pound a p
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Paperback, 165 pages
Published March 4th 2015 (first published January 1st 2015)
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C.J. Wells
Mar 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A fantastic debut novel from Sebastian Ex!

I was captivated from the very first page! The storyline, character development, and intense sexual connection between Matthew and Ella had me hook, line and sinker, unable to stop until I reached the final page. That, in and of itself, makes this debut novel a one-click must.

Now, let’s talk about Matthew…Swoon worthy? Hell yes! I loved Matthew right from the get-go. True, he’s arrogant, domineering, demanding, but hey, it makes up all the most swoon-wo
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Olga therebelreader
I really wanted to read this book as it's written by a male author. I think it is an amazing debut release. The author has shown emphasis on the female heroine, her wounds and her Master's efforts to make her feel beautiful in and out, confident and strong and learn how to trust both him and others. Through his book, the author has really honored the female body and soul. He has worshipped and adored the female spirit and feminine qualities. 4 stars from me bc I just needed more intense drama an ...more
Samantha
May 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
What a fresh, sexy, and addictive read! I give Filthy Desire 4.5 deliciously filthy stars. I didn't expect to like this book so much but Sebastian Ex had me hooked before I finished the first page. He spins the story from Matthew's point of view, a very sexual and wealthy 38 year old dominant playboy who has no issue sharing his women. He's a bit of a douche but I think that's why I liked him so much. He was cocky, domineering, and larger than life but also protective, passionate, and sweet. M ...more
Barbara
Jun 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
FANTASTIC

I'll start by saying I kept hearing about a great new author by the name of Sebastian Ex and his book, Filthy Desire and being told it was a must read. After reading it, I will say I was very surprised this was an author's first book. It's Fantastically written, has an Awesome storyline and is Just Plain Great. Once I started reading it and couldn't put it down and I couldn't agree more, it's 100% a MUST READ!

Matthew & Brandon (best friends since High School) own "The Onyx Club" a h
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Rob
Mar 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well let’s start with the obvious lol. This book purports to be written by a male author. I am always sceptical if male written books are actually written by a bloke or if it’s a marketing strategy cos readers do seem to fawn a bit over a male author. Personally I couldn’t give a toss who writes a book as long as the words on a page can make me feel something. I want to lose myself in a book, I want to love or hate the characters, I want to root for the underdog and rile on the bully. I want to ...more
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Wow. I so wasn't expecting to love this so much!!! It had everything I love in a book.
It was entertaining, passionate and extremely heart-warming.
Matt is the owner of a club, a club that he shares with his partner. He loves women and he is not shy to show it. When a frail looking girl stumbles into his business looking for work, he sees something in her. Something that doesn't allow him to stay away from her. Ella is lost, homeless and looking for a job. She is also running from her past. What s
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Michelle ♥ The Romance Vault ♥
4.5 stars for Filthy Desire.

I had no real clue what to expect from Sebastian as this is his Debut novel and I kinda like that. No expectations and pre-conceived notions, to be truthful there was some apprehension, there usually always is with new authors but I have to say, this was a good first book indeed.

Now there were some areas in this book that had me muttering - ‘oh don’t you dare’ to Matthew and the first few scenes when he was being ridiculously scathing towards Ella – oooh I could have
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RBCRRBLOGGER
Jun 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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I loved this story! Matthew Weston and Brandon(his story will be told in the second book of the series) own the Onyx club. They’ve been friends for a long time and in the past, have shared more than just a friendship, they’ve also shared women.

Matthew likes to be called Matthew, not Matty, or Matt, just Matthew. He’s 38, arrogant, dominant and the ladies love him. He does have one rule, not to sleep with his staff. To him, woman a
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Kyla Quinn
Feb 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed reading this book. Like another poster, I agree that this books leaves you very satisfied. It's what I wish all stand alone books were!

Matthew is an arrogant asshole, one that knows exactly what he wants and does whatever it takes to get it. He has it all. His own business, money, women, and respect! But with everything he is you can't help but love him from the minute Ella walks into his office! She comes in looking like a mess and she wont call him anything but Matt!

Ella wal
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Tracy Ehlers
Feb 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
Wow, what a hot and intriguing read.. I love this story of Matthew and Ella! The storyline was captivating and suspenseful. I wasn't sure how it was going to turn out! But I certainly enjoyed the ride.. A wonderfully written story that had me guessing as to what was coming with each chapter... The wonderful writing and detailed storyline filled with both fun and emotional elements and realistic characters that made it very hard to put down..

I would recommend this to all fans of erotica but with
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Tracey Lou
Jan 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing


The first novel from Sebastian Ex .
And hopefully not the Last . This story revolves around several characters but the two main protagonists are Matthew Weston,not Matt,Matty but Matthew ! And Ella .

Matthew is a 38 year old dominant alpha male who jointly co-owns an upmarket club in a not so upmarket area with his best friend Brandon.He can be arrogant ,domineering and downright pushy,but the ladies love him, and he loves the ladies .Brandon and Matthew have known each for a very long time and ar
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Candy
Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
It was so beautiful to read such a fantastic story from a male's perspective. I am not saying that I don't believe him but the wording is better than a first time author...it's better than some authors last written work. Sebastian Ex has really done his work to make sure that this would be a story that people could enjoy (as long as they are interested in this type of work and don't have any sensitivity to the subject of abuse). It isn't overly nauseating with the descriptive wording about the t ...more
Lee Ann
Jan 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This story is about two people who meet and fall in love. The journey they take together is not always an easy one, but the best things in life often come with a bumpy road. It is also a story about overcoming great obstacles in life and rising to the challenges. The characters are complex and add much to the novel. Matthew a self assured man who meets a woman who is very different than the women he is usually attracted to, but finds himself unable to turn away.He is arrogant, strong-willed and ...more
1-Click Addict Support Group
Jun 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book will be hard for some readers because there is abuse involved. This abuse does NOT happen by the hands of the male lead.

Ella is a woman who is on the run from a demonic and abusive ex. The things he did to her, and allowed to happen to her, are unforgivable. She is broken, scared, lacks self-confidence.

Matt, or Mathew as he prefers to be called, is a dominant. He is also the owner of a burlesque club with his best friend. He will not sleep with anyone who works for him; it’s his numb
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Beth Jones
Jan 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5-Stars
Matthew is a successful egotistical ass and I tend not to like them. I was frustrated with his arrogance and asshole-itis and could have punched him in the throat..until he met Ella and found a place in my heart.

Ella is a broken young lady who has a past most.couldn't imagine. She is timid, scared, and needs a break who knew Matthew could be her Savior? She actually helped Matt along the way become a better him, in my opinion.

Filthy Desire is Sebastian's debut release and I was pleasantly
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Aundrea Mielke
Jan 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I love this book, read it twice within a 48 hour period. I could not get enough of Matthew and Ella's story. I love the moments of fun intertwined with the seriousness. the twists this story will keep you on the edge of your seat. I really cannot beleive this is Sebastian EX'S first book, and I really do hope he continues to write more even if it is not just the continuing story of these wonderful characters.

Filthy Desire is a contemporary, suspense, romantic story.

Matthew a dom with a caring
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Maria York
Mar 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I have to say I truly enjoyed reading this story! I felt so bad for Ella in the beginning but by the end I was happy how everything turned out!
Ella has been on the run from a man who abused and used her not only for his pleasure of those he deemed worthy of using an abusing her as well! She's scared and timid to start out, but really she doesn't realize that she's actually a very strong and beautiful woman! Well that is until Matthew! Matthew or as she calls him, Matt, is a club owner and loves
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Christy McCurry
Jul 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
Wow... This is a sizzling hot read one you will not be able to put down. Wonderful job Sebastian Ex on your debut novel.

Matthew is a dominate in all aspects of his life. When Ella shows up at his club inquiring about a job he has nothing good to say about her. She is to skinny, plain, skittish, and he has no problem voicing his opinion of her.

Ella is broken, she has had a life you could not even imagine. Her strength amazes me. She is definitely the true hero in my eyes.

There story is perfect.
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She Hearts Books
Matthew and Ella's story is scorching hot with just enough sweet mixed in. Ella comes to Matthew for a job while running from a monster of an abusive ex. He wants to protect her yet own her for himself. He can't fight the attraction he has for her and brings her home with him. They become closer and share some sizzling moments together. When Ella is taken Matthew loses his mind, but finds and rescues her making sure that she doesn't ever have to be afraid again. I so loved their story.

I give Fil
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Wendy Fisher
Feb 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
HOT HOT HOT!!!! A woman on the run finds herself in the company of a man who doesn't want to touch her but has one heck of a time resisting her. He only answers to Matthew, but Ella really doesn't care. I found these 2 characters to be quite realistic and I got drawn into the relationship that develops between them. Loved being able to "feel" the connection between them and how Matthew proved to Ella how she could trust him. A great story and a perfect ending. Great read and you won't be disappo ...more
Aubrey- CGSR
Feb 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: all-male-pov
Review to come.
Romance Between The Sheets
Please note this review may contain spoilers.

When I first started reading FILTHY DESIRE I almost couldn’t see myself finishing it. Why? Because of Matt. Without a doubt he starts out as the worst male character I have ever read. He’s a prick and an arsehole, which is quite a feat when you think about it. He’s a 38 year old burlesque club owner who never sleeps with a woman older than 22 years of age. And when he first meets Ella, he’s absolutely horrible. Here is a young woman who clearly needs
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BooksandBeyondFiftyShades
May 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Matthew enjoys women, all different women. One deal breaker though - they must never call him anything other than Matthew, not Matty and definitely not Matt! He made a vow to himself once he started his Burlesque club and that was to never sleep with any of his employees. Matthew knows not to trample where he sits. He was happy with this vow and it worked for years...until he met her.

After having growing up in foster care, Ella is pleased when once she aged out of the system at 18 she met her bo
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Sheila
Jun 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 STARS!

I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This was an amazing piece of work for a first novel of an author! Never while reading it did I ever think it was a first time author. The plot was ever-twisting, the characters were fairly complex and well-developed and the sex was sizzling hot.

Matthew and his best friend Brandon own a night club called The Onyx. They both also happen to be lifestyle Doms with VERY active sex lives, with a habit of sharing a woman q
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Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
5 Stars!

I really liked this book in a very bad and dirty way. This book is not for the weak and not for the prude. This book was hot, dirty, sexy, wrong at times, and so very good. This book, while seriously hot, had a great story to it about a woman learning to overcome her abusive past to embracing being a true submissive to a dominant that loves and cherishes her. And a crazy bonus?! The author is male and I LOVE finding male authors because their books are always grittier and definitely more
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Sarah Greenwood
Jun 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Captivated from the first page!

The author’s ability to draw you into the story and keep you hooked throughout is a testament to what a talented writer he is. I love the fact that this book was written by a male author. I went in with no pre-conceptions about how I thought it might feel like to read I just wanted to see how the story would play out. Sebastian Ex’s character development and overall concept of the story were great and the way he shows the sexual and sensual connection between Matth
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Books Laid Bare
Jun 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Told from Matthew’s point of view- Filthy Desire wafted through my fingers with a delicious, refreshing breeze that this exciting debut author should be very proud of.
Literally from the first chapter the book, I was on a rollercoaster that I just didn’t want to stop.
This gloriously dominant man had it all but from my perspective the one thing he had that meant the most to me was that he had my undivided attention, I just couldn’t tear myself away from him.
Yes, he was wealthy, Yes, he was passio
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Jena
Feb 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
So I'm giving this book 4 stars because I thought I was going to have to force myself to finish this in the beginning. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't capturing my attention. Then all of a sudden I found myself getting into it. Then I'm at 55% ... then I'm at 94% and I'm so amazed at the development within the characters. I'm sorry .... is this the same Matthew as I read in the first chapter??? No ... not even close. And I loved it.

I don't think I've ever read a character transition from a full on
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Mary Lou Hoffman
Jun 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Mary Lou by: Lee Ann Kanowsky
Shelves: bdsm, erotica, romance, series
Title: FILTHY DESIRE
Series: The Onyx Club #1
Category /Genre: BDSM, Erotic Romance
Recommended for: 18+ due to sexual content
Received from: Sebastian Ex (in exchange for an honest review)

This is the first book in the Onyx Club series. I’ve been told that each will stand on its own, but of course we’re all going to want to read them all, so you may as well read them in order (always my opinion).

At first I kind of hated Matthew (don’t call me Matt). I thought, “Here’s another domineering man claimin
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Alaina
Apr 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Absolutely everyone
Recommended to Alaina by: Candy lyn
OMG...loved loved loved it!!! I just started reading male authors and adore the different perspectives from a male point of view...I like the realism of this story but wish there was more romance...However I am about to contradict what I just said because often times when I read the same kind of story written by a woman I think there is too much romance and not enough realism! I know it doesn't really make sense so let me try to explain, women are romantic by nature and men lean more towards rea ...more
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