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(Snuff #1)

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I remember the days when it was me and the ice. The jarring sounds that my skates would make when they’d slice through my frozen stage.
Remembering my mother’s smiling face as she watched me perform. She was so proud. She was the best.
Then she was taken suddenly. I never even got to say goodbye.
It was her wish that I go to Russia to discover my roots, and I did.
I never, in
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236 pages
Published May 17th 2016 (first published 2016)
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***3.5 Stars***

People; brace yourself for some really brutal, dark and shocking stuff here.



It was a tale so dark that I, a reader who is used to reading mindfuck and disturbing stuff, ended up cringing a lot of times.
Somehow, it’s a relief that I felt shaken like this.



because some of the books I have been reading recently stated as dark didn't touch me one bit.
And it makes me worried.
Is it me?
Am I become insensitive due to all the dark content I have been reading in the last few years?
Did I d
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K. Webster
Aug 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely LOVED Snuff by Bonny Capps. This story had it all: romance, thrill, darkness, and gore. It was a total win in my book. I devoured each page and cringed at some points. Absolute perfection! Can't wait to see what else Bonny has in store for us readers!

"She doesn't want to understand what makes me tick. Because she is perfect, and I'm flawed. She sees me as a monster, and I see her as an angel. How are we ever to see eye to eye?"

Highly recommend this one to all dark romance lovers ou
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Expresso
Dec 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
If an author can create a monster of all monsters and write so eloquently that the reader feels empathy towards said monster, then the author is no longer just an author or writer. He or she is now a gifted artist. Bonny has owned this gift long before Snuff, but dagnabbit, she took that gift and blew it to smithereens with Snuff!

Sofia and her mom lived in their own world. Mom as a doctor and Sophia as an up and coming ice skating champion. Both lived in a world of love and safety until tragedy
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5 Bloody Stars!

Read the warning. This story is dark dipped in gory nuts and drizzled with taboo chocolate.

Story: 4.5
Characters: 5
Twists: 5

Judging the cover, I had no idea what I was going into. I didn't read the blurb, nothing. This was much more than I anticipated, I loved every single thing about this book. It's not for dark romance readers, it's more of a horror, erotic horror. Just be prepared to take a sadistic ride on the disturbed boat. Snuff. Tha
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Ebony
Dec 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I had the pleasure of beta reading this book. OMG!!! This book is AMAZING!!! Bonny Capps has given her readers a work of PURE GENIUS!!! This book takes you through the entire spectrum of emotions - sadness, anger, fear, joy, and so much more!!!

Sofia, Demetri, and Vadim...I don't know where to even begin with these characters. They are so well-written and complex. There are so many different layers to these characters. They will leave you rocking in a corner mumbling in foreign tongues by the la
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Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Mar 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I seriously don't know what to write !!!
it's like Bonny /Dimitri bludgeoned me . Right on my conker and my brain is knocked around .
Sofia Demetriev is a swan . A beautiful figure skating swan , who loses everything the day she wins the Nationals in Figure Skating championship.
Her biggest anchor and supporter - her mom is dead . Leaving Sofia to go visit Russia , to her uncle.
there she's abducted, chained and caged to be a star in a Snuff movie. The Flesh traders and Smugglers , or Bratva , are a
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rvagirl
Mar 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Hello, little mouse...

I just finished and am still speechless.. only Bonny can write a book so dark and disturbing, and yet have you begging for more.

Bonny continues to perfect her craft, creating realistic scenes and relatable characters. She brings the dark, taboo world to life through her pages, leaving the reader wondering, wtf did I just read, and when will the next one be published?!

Sofia is a girl that has had to learn how to endure, facing more obstacles than most in her young age, fro
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Amy Davis
Jan 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
If you have ever read a book by Bonny then you know she has a way of sucking her readers into the book and leaving them breathless . I was very lucky and honored to be able to beta read Snuff for Bonny .
From the start I was hanging on every word picturing it happening in my head . Maybe sometimes I'd close my eyes for a second to get through that one part but I couldn't stop . My heart and mind is so torn about how I feel for Dimitri . Do I love him and want him with Sofia or do I want him to r
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Cat G.
Jan 13, 2016 added it
I was so happy when Bonny allowed me to Beta Read Snuff. From reading her previous books and getting little sneak peeks of this one, she had me watering at the mouth and I was not disappointed once the full book got to my hands.

Snuff lacks nothing when it comes to the wow factor. Some scenes leave nothing to the imagination and you want to stop and look away but can't because you just know you will miss something important. This book is not for the weak of heart and pushes lines but that is wha
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 Joyce
Just Wow! This is a crazy good dark read. It starts right off with what you think is going to be a night of fun and celebration only in an instant to turn into a horrific nightmare. It does end with a pretty big cliff hanger. I can't wait to pick up the next one!
Melissa Mendoza
Mar 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: beta
Title:Snuff
Author: Bonny Capps
Series:
Publisher: Self Published
Release Date: May 2016
Genre(s): Dark Romance
Page Count: 236
Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5
Rating: 5 stars out of 5
Blurb:

I remember the days when it was me and the ice. The jarring sounds that my skates would make when they’d slice through my frozen stage.
Remembering my mother’s smiling face as she watched me perform. She was so proud. She was the best.
Then she was taken suddenly. I never even got to say goodbye.
It was her wish that I
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Shakuita Johnson
May 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is my first book by Ms. Capps and I absolutely couldn't put it down. So many twists, turns, and the right amount of dark to keep me interested. Can't wait til the next book!
Diane Norwood For The Love of Pimping
Bonny does it yet again! This book will blow your mind. From the very beginning I was drawn in. Then along comes Dimitri, why oh why do I love him so? He is wrong, demented in the head... plum evil!!! But for some strange reason I can't let him go. No I should feel this way for Vadim. Dimitri puts Sophia completely through hell. I don't know how she does it, how she is still surving. Then add Eva... who is Eva you ask? Well you will have to read this amazing book to find out... no spoilers from ...more
The Drowsy Bookworm
First half of the book - 2 Stars

2nd half - 3 Stars

I was under the impression (possibly from the blurb intro: "WARNING: This book is not just dark - it’s horrific, depraved and disturbing") that this was a DARK book. And ok, I mean there's a few snuff scenes but to me it seemed like they were added only to show the extent of Dimitri's cruel nature and give us something to fear. The title, cover and blurb seem to be carefully manufactured to grab people's attention rather than provide an actual in
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Stacey
May 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have read by Bonny Capps. I ran across a teaser on a Facebook page. I read it and instantly thought that it was a perfect read for myself and my Book BFF! We are both into reading really dark, mind blowing stories. So I told her about it and she started reading it first. I received messages like "I'm nervous about Snuff, never had a warning like that!" "It's horrifyingly dirty and nasty." And my favourite "I wish you were reading this with me, I need you to hold my hand, ...more
Steelwhisper
---- mild and not so mild spoilers ensue ----

I'm very surprised about the ratings and reviews this childish, rather Mary Sue-ish and melodramatic story received. It is neither horrific, nor horrifying, not erotic, not well-written, and offers neither an insight into its characters, nor into snuff filming, nor into Russia or Russian mafia.



This is instead very pedestrian, rather boring and silly, without a spare emotion or a brain cell shaken lose between its characters. Hilariously frumpy and do
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Kim BookJunkie
SNUFF is the story of a young woman named Sofia. In the beginning, Sofia is an innocent girl on her way to becoming a professional ice skater. Since this is dark erotica and not a fairytale, of course Sofia's life changes early on in the book, forever leaving the innocent ice skater behind. Bonny Capps takes Sofia and her story in an entirely different direction, physically moving Sofia across the globe while simultaneously taking Sofia (and us readers) to dark, disturbing places.

If you have re
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Betty Page
Apr 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I didn't think Bonny could do better than her last series. This one is grueling amazing!!
Snuff became another of my favorite stories. It is not sappy romantic but deadly romantic.
Sofia lived in her own ice skating world and competitions with her mother, having lost her father at a young age. She lived to be on the ice. What could be better for an amazing athlete, right?
Her world ends with the death of her mother and moves to Russia. She could continue her skating there too. So is not the ca
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WendyW ~ Girls Just Wanna Have Books
True to Bonny Capps style, this book is SHOCKING and DISTURBING!! I have followed Bonny through her journey and this book is even more HORRIFIC, if that can even be possible. I love that Ms. Capps continues to stay true to her style and perfects each and everyone of her accomplishments.

The feeling of SADISTIC dark evil comes alive as the tale unfolds and is unsettling and brilliant in it's execution, CAPTIVATING dark readers up to the last chapter. The characters are SADISTIC and INSANE, and the
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Sara Gagnon
Jan 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
wow, this is all my mind is saying as i read Snuff by Bonny Capps. As a new beta, i got he pleasure to be one of the few to read sooner than others. I'm not good with words but i'm going to try my best to do it justice. This story is as amazing as it mesmerizing and dark. This story about Sophia, Dimitri, and Vamid, kept me on the edge of my seats and me turning the page wanting and craving more. i love this story 110% and will reread and reread again and again. Bonny Capps captured with her dee ...more
Aleera
May 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
🔆Kindle Unlimited🔆

Read this for a 2nd time to read the next book. I didn’t enjoy it as much as the first time but that just might be that my reading enjoyment has changed. Off to the next one.

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I loved this book! I couldn't put it down. Not even for my afternoon nap.

BTW - This is not Marishka friendly :)
Bunnycore
Triggers: There are so many triggers in this one, it’s horror erotica. I am throwing out there as a warning. There are many disturbing acts in this book please be aware of it.

I had to question my evolution on books. I didn’t understand what was happening in this one. I have read many, I mean many taboo and dark books. I loved more than that. This was…

Sophia was a 17-year-old young girl who was an ice skater. She was amazing at her craft and could go pro until the day her mother died. Everythin
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Tru P
Mar 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Snuff is Bonny Capps new brilliant book!! I got the luxury of reading this book as a new Beta reader. I mean she has really out did herself on this book. When you read about Sofia story and how her life ends up in the hands of a monster name Dimitri your not going to want to put the book down. As you read each chapter not only are you going to take a ride down Sofia horribly new life, but you are also going to be introduce to Dimitri twisted world where his the master of Sofia's life, and once h ...more
Jeanna Pride
May 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sexy-novels-dark
Dark, Nasty and Awesome.

Not to sound cliché, but Bonny Capps has penned a grotesque masterpiece of Dark Matter in Snuff.

The story throws the innocent main character into a maelstrom of nastiness way beyond her control. She must adapt to the corruption or be swallowed up by it.

The author does an excellent job of bringing the horrors of the protagonist’s reality right into the living room, and make us not only feel, but smell, and taste and hear the gritty, black world which threatens to consume
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Sharon Sheeley
Mar 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I was granted a sneak peek of SNUFF as a Beta reader. Once again, Bonny has left me speechless!!

From the moment you grab this book, it will grab you right back. What a tangled web this author weaves, one I was more than happy to be caught in. I'd try to set it down so I could take my time and enjoy every delicious word, only to find myself lost in the incredible story line once again.

Upon introduction of each character, you'll want to know more about them. Each one so complex and unique. As you
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Michele Gantz
Aug 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Snuff by Bonny Capps

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Snuff is a superbly written twisted tale of kidnapping, torture, and depravity. Bonny Capps brilliantly twists a tale of a girl who has lost her entire family, travels to Russia to learn about her culture, and is thrust into the darkly dangerous world of Dimitri.
The skill with which Capps manage to paint the dark, deary world of Snuff is unsurpassed, grabbing the reader by the throat and submerging them in the cold reality that Sofia suffers. It's unima
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Nadia
Mar 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Have you ever read something so perverse, so depraved, twisted to its core, you feel surrounded by darkness? You abhor the actions taking place, but can't seem to stop yourself from traveling deeper into the rabbit hole. Right and wrong cease to matter. Good and evil are irrelevant. Only the journey exists, the ride to the finish.
If the answer is no, than you, my friend, have never read Bonny Capps.

Snuff was simply enthralling. The story dark, but oh so mesmerizing. I fell in love with these c
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JESSICA
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* 3 - Caught In A Bad Romance Stars *

This book is very gory.. But I've read darker. Looking at cover, I thought I was going to get some shocking in your face gore! This might make me sound disturbed but I thought it would have dealt with more of the killings on film. There was a total of "3!" Just saying. Definitely a page turner... We have it all; incest, kidnapping, rape, torture, and live killings on film.. Which remind me of the Saw films.... The ending was crazy.. I'm so glad 2nd book is
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Shweta Choudhary
Apr 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book is something else. It was interesting to get into the minds of Dimitri, Vadim and Sofia. It was really unpredictable to say what would happen in Dimitri's life. Like Sofia, I was scared of what would tick him or piss him off. When I read his story, God, I know he is sick but then you can help but to really understand him. The author has written in a way that you can understand and connect to their actions. I loved Sofia and her strength. I loved her passion for her skating, it kept her ...more
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B. Bennett (formerly known as Bonny Capps) is best known for her novel, “Deliverance for Amelia”, which became a bestseller in the US and the UK.

Her style is based on parts of her Texan upbringing, and refined through her travels across America. She bridges the gulf between the everyday and ordinary, and the extreme and horrific.

A glimpse inside her writing is a glimpse inside a mind capable of sh
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“I didn’t save you so that you may look down on me. You are mine, therefore you must accept what I am.” I grit my teeth as I stare up at him. “You’re a monster, and I will never accept it.” He sneers at me. “A monster? Little mouse, you haven’t seen anything yet.” 0 likes
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