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The Dominator

(The Dominator #1)

3.97  ·  Rating details ·  4,281 ratings  ·  558 reviews
In submission there is sometimes freedom...

The story of Tia & Tommy (Trigger Warning: Non and dubious consent sex, blood, profanity, rough sex. Plus: love, hope, redemption...)

Right after her high school graduation, Tia O’Connor’s father tells her he needs her to save his life by being a marker for a gambling debt for just a few days. Then Tia finds out the truth, that
Kindle Edition, 576 pages
Published January 22nd 2015 by DD Prince
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D.D. Prince Yes, I'm planning to release paperbacks of The Dominator and Truth or Dare in 2016. Thanks for asking!…moreYes, I'm planning to release paperbacks of The Dominator and Truth or Dare in 2016. Thanks for asking!(less)
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D.D. Prince
Jan 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
🖤 𝘿𝘼𝙍𝙆 𝙧𝙤𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙘𝙚 🖤
🖤 .99 #darkromance sale Nov 5-10
✔️The Dominator
✔️Truth or Dare
Dark, dangerous, DELICIOUSLY addictive romances with alpha antiheroes, arranged marriage, danger, and some blurry redemption. Trigger warning. 
These men will do WHATEVER they need to do to get what they want. (book 1 - standalone, no cliffy) (book 2 - Dare's HEA with MORE T&T chapters) - More Tommy. More Dare. Absolute dom
NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
...Actually is 4,5 "Blackjack Berry Thudder" ice cream stars from me...

Really guys, i don't know how to start about this book....

I'm a little bit too emotional right now. Wrong!!! Not just right now... but i was in constantly emotional ride during the whole book...

I think that this book is from that kind of books that you can feel in every possible way... EVERYTHING!!!!

In the beginning, i was like... So what??? A depth to be pay, a hot guy and a girl that finally got her dream man??? So nice,
Sep 04, 2020 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lost-interested
2 Stars

DNF @ 52%

The story started off really really good, if only it continued that way my rating would have been a solid 4 or maybe even more. But unfortunately towards the middle of the book, it dragged A LOT and it became repetitive! And too many sex scenes. But considering all the good reviews, maybe it was just me and not the book hope you enjoy it more than me!

Wow! Not too sure about this.

The guy was a bipolar.

Sweet, aggressive, sexy, protective, abusive, you name it.

A roller-coaster of emotions that could be detonated in a blink.

He had the ability to sweep her off her feet in a moment and in the other be an abusive son of a butcher.

What scares me is that I felt involved for his *ahem* charisma too.

It also makes me wonder how thin and fragile is the line that separates a dominant male of an abusive one.
Bex (Beckie Bookworm)
The Dominator By D.D. Prince is the book that first introduced me to this wonderfully talented author, there I was trawling through kindle unlimited when I came across this story and thought hey let's give this a whirl, this sounds like my cup of tea, and boy am I so glad I did. From the moment I picked this up, it was glued to my hand, I just couldn't leave this riveting story alone.
The Dominator is one of those stories that grabs you by the throat and won't let go, it's a roller-coaster of a r
Valentina "TinchyB"
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing

Oh boy,this book took my nerves and stomped on them.
It's so dark and twisted,and sweet in the same time that I couldn't put the damn thing down.


First I was annoyed with both characters. Tia was too scared,and Tommy was...well,he was disturbed in so many levels that I really don't know where to start with explaining. But in strange kind of way,they were perfect for each other.


Tommy was acting hot and cold.Some times he was so sweet and protective that I was swoning all ove
well, that was fucked up.

i know i keep writing that in my reviews lately, but, the books i've been reading lately are all messed up and this one certainly comes near the top (nothing can beat Deadly Vows by Haley Stuart)

Though this one certainly does come close. The hero was depraved and sick and maybe i am too for liking it. All throughout the book, he was hot and cold, loving her and pushing her to the edge, showing her love and kindness, only for his dark side to come out to play right after.
Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
DNF @ 53%

I really like this story. It has so many elements I LOVE and the characters and chemistry are great, but the writing is just...not good. It trudges along and just feels very...immature? I don’t know, there is just too much filler to wade through to get to the good stuff and I’m simply not in the mood for it. Huge bummer cause it has so much potential.
Feb 19, 2016 rated it did not like it
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Maria Bikaki
Mar 25, 2015 rated it really liked it

4,5 brilliant stars from me. When I read books like the dominator I can’t keep myself from wondering why the fuck these kind of books are so addictive and why I turn to fall all these alpha dominant heroes when in real life I would probably kill myself if I had to deal with them,
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I really liked this book. And first of all I would like to congratulate the author for not following the new editing mode to split a book in many parts and giving us the opportunity to tia’s and tommy’s story without

3.5 "it's fucking too much" stars

Dear God!!!! Urrrgghhhh...
It took me forever to finish this...

I don't really know what to say, right now!

This was like such a freaking mash-up it threw me of the grid...or whatever

I can't even tell you the plot in short...go read the blurb!
There's so many things going on - action, crime, sex, action, crime, sex, abuse, dark devious fucked up shit and all that goes with it, deceit, betrayal, more fucked up sex, anger, running, saving, kidnapping, murder, plots, mo
Feb 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
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Lea ★
I really wanted to like this one but... it was just all over the place.
I was not a big fan of author's writing style and it was too damn long... and just a tad boring.

Tommy and Tia
Ice cream parlor guy..dream who needs to wear his silver Cross at all times until he looses it and claims Tia to be his Cross..his calming force..oh I am getting ahead of myself here..lets back track cos this is one heck of a GLORIOUS ride..twisted, perveted,
Dark, Deep and Dangerous!!! Filled with Murder, mystery and mayhem.
Tommy Ferrano, Jr 29 yrs of age
Athena O'Conner 19 yrs of age
Family history comes out along the way once Tommy decides to hire a PI
and look into Tia
Dusti Hanrahan
"I QUIT...DNF. I really pushed through to 68% but I can't take it anymore..." ...more
While the plot kept me interested in this story, I had a little bit of an issue with Tommy. There's a fine line between being an alpha male and being abusive; I think Tommy crossed this line on several occasions. He was older than her, yet he acted younger than her at times - he reminded me of a spoiled little boy who didn't want anyone to touch or hurt his toy, but didn't take care of it himself. His actions kept me from enjoying this as much as I would've if he'd been less of an abusive jerk. ...more
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Good Mafia story, very dark romance

There was a lot of intrigue and action in the Mafia storyline in this book which I really enjoyed. The romance between the two main characters started off very dark and a bit disturbing. Though the hero was truly in love from the beginning.
Jul 10, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: freebie
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In submission there can be freedom...
Trigger Warning! Dark romance with scenes with dubious/ non-consent, some bondage, and discipline. For mature audiences only.
Right after her high school graduation, Tia O’Connor’s absent father tells her he needs her to save his life by being a marker for a gambling debt for just a few days.
Then Tia finds out the truth, that her life is no longer her own, that she’s been chosen to marry the son of a local mafia kingp
Dee's Reading Zone
"And so you know Tia, obedience is rewarded. Defiance is punished."

Nineteen year old, Athena aka Tia had her life mapped out to the letter! She's graduating from high school, moving into her own bachelorette apartment over the Caruso's garage and getting ready to start college in the Fall! Boom! Dreams defer quickly and in a blink of an eye because poor Tia now belongs to the kingpin's son, Tommy Ferrano! She's just another debt that her lackluster father couldn't pay! To top matters off, her ow
Aղցela W.
This was a pretty good mafia read. Thomas " Tommy " Ferrano Jr is a force to be reckoned with in and out of the boardroom, the boxing ring, the bedroom, and more, and I’d been busy my whole life, proving myself, focused on the business." When his father shows him a picture of a girl he tells him that he can do with her whatever he wants. Athena "Tia" O’Connor is a 19 who just graduated from high school when he father shows up she has been in foster care after her mother died her father has a gam ...more
Nikki ღ Navareus
This story was different than I thought it was going to be from the description on Amazon. From the description, I was thinking more along the lines of a forced abduction type of story. It was a lot tamer than that, but I really did end up liking it anyway. Tommy was dominant, and hot as hell in bed. Tia cried and cried and cried for far too long, even though she was pretty spoiled rotten by Tommy throughout the entire book. The story got a little long, but the ending picked it back up again. No ...more
 Leo (Queen of the Rants and Spoilers)
Why is this shit so romantic?

Apparently I’m the only stupid one who thinks this shit is not to be romanticized!
Zero should be shot point blank. He should be burned! He should be beaten up to a bloody pulp, burned to a crisp and then only then he should be shot point blank!
He should not be call “HERO”
what the fuck is wrong with people?!

Do I live in another dimension that women think a rapist is worthy of any woman?
Please explain this shit to me. Or better yet, just fuc
Ana Oh
Feb 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing

This is a really intense FULL LENGTH novel worthy of 4.5 stars. I love it. This is at least 1000% better than most any mafia romance. I honestly AM SICK of mafia romances, but this story is really beautiful. DD Prince really wrote a winner here. The only thing keeping it from aa full five stars is the occasional run on sentence. It really is a phenomenal read, don't pass it up!
Maria Kaye
Mar 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Okay I am definitely messed up if I liked this book lol. It was so ugh! Raw, sexy but extremely depraved and disturbing.

**4.5 dominating stars**

Full review to come.
Rating: 5++++ Stars

Absolutely loved it!! The story of Tommy (heir to the criminal underworld business, dominant, control freak) and Tia (High school senior, foster care kid). Tia has not had it easy. Her mom passed away and her dad could not care for her, so she wound up in the foster care system. Dad falls on hard times and makes a deal with a criminal underworld boss to give up Tia as payment of his debt to his son, Tommy. This is the story of how Tommy and Tia work through this deal....toget
It is called "The Dominator". What do you expect?


We have Major a-hole abuser-abductor-rapist-rich-powerful-tanned-muscled reporting for duty, like always. Then there is Captain TSTL-nympho-doormat. And they are all part Italian so MAFIA, BITCHES!!!!


Meet Athena, aka Tia, our 19-year old nympho. Meet her sugar daddy, the 30-year old mafia heir apparent Tommy. Mafia dad gets Tia from Tia's dad as debt settlement, gives her to psycho son, lots of fucking ensues. Through the mighty mafia sword thrus
Apr 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Vaso by: Nicoleta
Shelves: e-books
4.5 stars from me

I think this book is among the best dark books I have read! I may haven’t read that many yet, but this one is as dark as it claims.
The plot was too quick that I couldn’t let it of my hands.

Congrats D.D Prince!!!
Halle Reads
DNF @ 62%

Roughly 6 weeks spent reading like 3 pages a day & I've come to the conclusion that I'm never gonna finish this book. It's too long and drawn out. Not feeling any chemistry. The MC are annoying AF. The Hero is terrible and I'm just not that into it. Moving on.
Nov 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Such a GOOD read, if you like mafia, Alpha, intrigue and romance this is it!!! Highly recommended
Sandy Knox
Nov 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
HOLY MOTHER OF BOOK LOVERS!!! I LOVED, LOVED, LOVED THIS BOOK! I COULD NOT put this book down. I stayed up all night until mid-afternoon the next day until I finished it. I laughed a little and cried A LOT. It's full of some really intense suspense. I almost peed my pants more than once. Lol. And the mystery will keep you guessing til the very end. At times I found myself just sitting there starring at my book with my mouth open thinking HOLY CRAP! Lol. There are so many twists and turns it'll m ...more
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DD Prince -- author of dark, paranormal, contemporary, and mindf*ck romances. Creator of book boyfriends: Tommy Ferrano, Tristan Walker, Dario Ferrano, Deacon Valentine, Daxx Blackstar (Scarlett Starkleigh pseudonym), Rider Valentine, Spencer Valentine, Alessandro Romero, Aiden Carmichael

Also known as Scarlett Starkleigh (alien romances)

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