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The Facilitator

4.39  ·  Rating details ·  670 ratings  ·  159 reviews
It started as a game.

Two adults, both lonely; one an expert, the other learning on the quick.

He thought he was giving her what she desired. She hated herself for loving it.

Lauren Perry thought her life was fine. She knew what she wanted and where she was going. That was until her husband left her.

Mackenzie Miller thought his life was fine. He knew what he wanted and he too
Published August 28th 2016
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Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Sep 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh my dayz. Tracie Podger has done it again. I read this in the space of twenty four hours. When I wasn't reading it I was thinking about it.

This book has two awesome characters. Lauren Perry is an independent hard working woman who has been hurt by her slimy ex husband. When she meets the oh so hot Mackenzie Miller she doesn't realise he's gonna change her world completely.
Her life has been mundane until now. Both have been hurt in the past. They aren't looking for a relationship but get more
Helen (TBC)
Mar 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: tbc
This book is certainly not for the prudish - it's steamy, raunchy, deliciously dirty and oh so much better than the few books in this genre that I've read to date!

Look past the sex and there is a lovely story of self discovery, enlightenment, romance and a smattering of revenge on her truly vile ex ... This is also a really well written book with great pacing, well crafted characters and a fab storyline - what's not to love?

This is the perfect holiday read, at least reading this in Thailand I h
Jan 17, 2017 rated it liked it
I'm so sorry to give so low rating to this book but i can't help.
I loved the story and i hated Lauren..she is ONE BIG CRY BABY!!!!!! Grrrr she is crying all the damn time..if it's good,if it's bad,if she's alone or with Mackenzie... she is crying...
Grow up already you stupid weeping girl or should i say woman!
Tom Benson
May 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
How refreshing it was to read an erotic novel which fitted the genre and was well-written. The tale features well-developed characters. The main plot and sub-plots all threaded together with a good narrative, excellent dialogue and superb imagery.
In at least one scene the hero reached super-human status in performance and recovery, but I made an allowance for it in what was otherwise a great read.
BDSM is an area which many authors either don’t understand or research well enough so it stands out
Joanne Mountford
Aug 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing

Where to begin? Hmm!! Well, let me see, I don't just want to say. OH MY GOD! this book was epic, go read. I mean it really was phenomenal, but how to put into words how exciting this story was is tough or maybe you have already read and are thinking, I know what she means.

Facilitator it's not a word I've ever used and honestly, I thought what the hell does it have to do with a book title. It has everything to do with it. A facilitator helps understand he/she common objectives and assists to pla
Diane Dyke
Feb 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed-books
Oh Boy this book is sizzling hot! I have read a Tracie Podger book before but that was a thriller, this book is very different to that. It’s erotica at its best, meaning what you get is a great storyline, engaging characters and some fantastic well written sex scenes. Lauren starts the story as a character on the timid side of life, successful career girl but married to her childhood sweetheart who turns out to be a bit of cheating slime-ball. The book starts with them on the verge of a divorce. ...more
DJ Sakata
Favorite Quotes:

I thought on what Mackenzie had said, I was finding myself... I just needed to decide if the person I was discovering was someone I liked. I certainly enjoyed the experience, although I was left confused... I'd read the sexy novels, thankful I had a Kindle, so others couldn't see what I was reading.

Experiencing it, in real life, was exciting and terrifying, shameful and uplifting, I wanted to stop; yet I wanted to continue.

My Review:

Similar to the main character of the story, The
Romance Readers Retreat
Aug 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I enjoy reading this authors work and The Facilitator is no exception, I loved everything about this book and really didn’t want to put it down.

Lauren is a great character that you can really identify with, successful in her career but her personal life has suffered as a consequence especially after the humiliation of her husbands betrayal. When Lauren meets a stranger in a bar that seems to call to her wild side she throws caution to the wind, only to regret her decision the next day. When her
Jan 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing

I absolutely loved this book. Fast paced, gripping and sexy, I couldn't put it down. In fact I was a little bit devastated when the book ended. I wanted more. And there will be more Mackenzie and Lauren. Yay!

I will definitely be reading more of Tracie's books.

Oh, and Mackenzie, I adore him. He isn't the usual entitled rich guy, he is strong and sweet and kind. Definitely my new book boyfriend.
Sep 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have read of Tracie's and I must say it is everything I love in a book.
You laugh and cry and wonder what is going to happen in the end. This book will keep you on your toes the whole time. Thanks for a wonderful book.
Helen Simpson
Sep 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
May 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh my, can someone pass the fan please!

I've read a number of Tracie's books before but they are what you might describe as hard knocks life books.

I knew The Facilitator was slightly different but I went into it kind of blind, and probably for the better for it.

At first we have what might seem like many other tales out there, a woman scorned by her cheating husband. When Lauren heads into a bar at the hotel she is checked into for a conference, her meeting with Mackenzie is instantly memorable an
Catherine Bibby (Rochelle's Reviews)
I received a copy in exchange for an honest review.

Having already read Fallen Angel Part One but truly falling in love with Tracie Podger's writing after reading Gabriel, I couldn't wait to venture into her newest fictional reality and meet Mackenzie and Lauren and sample their dark and sensual world. Tracie paints a vivid picture of exploration of passion where there is no right or wrong just varied sensations and degrees of pleasure between two people who have been wronged by love in the past.
Apr 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars!!!

I was given this book in turn for an honest review.

One night changed Lauren Perry's life forever. Mackenzie Miller was like a drug. Was he a drug worth risking her heart for?

Erotica romance that not only fulfils your fantasies it adds to them! This book will have you begging for release or in need of one hell of a cold shower. Tracie Podger has taken on the Erotica category and given us one very HOT and satisfying read. She has you captivated and intrigued from the very first chapter
~lil maso~
Sep 04, 2016 rated it liked it
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Margaret Smith
Sep 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Fell in love with the characters in this book. Was very different from what I expected. Lauren was a great character. She didn't know what she wanted when she ran into Mackenzie. She was going through a lonely and rough time. She wanted something more from life. Mackenzie had his own problems and was a bit hard to read most of the time.

Lauren had an encounter with him but didn't know how to handle it especially when she found out about the takeover of her company and who her boss was. Longtime b
Maria Angie Mendoza
Sep 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Steamy, fun, and intuitive read of 2 people finding their way. This story sucked me in and I read it in one sitting! It was that good!
Nothing appeals more to me than a book with well developed characters and a story that I can relate to. A story where I can understand and relate with where the main character is coming from.
This is the story of Lauren, a highly successful executive who after many years of marriage was dumped by her ahole of a husband in a public and humiliating manner. Unfortunat
Lady Living  In Bookland
Jun 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Lauren is a level headed career woman, but at the age of 30 is facing a divorce from her idiot of an ex, Scott.
But on the up and up work wise, she has a one night stand (to relive what could be a fantasy?).

"I don't know your name."
"Neither do you need to. Think of this as just one night with a stranger, one night to fulfil your fantasy."

As Lauren struggles to find herself after being stripped of her respect and worth, this handsome stranger becomes a fixture in her life...a game is pla
 Charlie  ✰ WLTB Blog ✰
Aug 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
ARC Provided and Reviewed by We’ve Licked that book blog

What can I say about this book I loved it.

The Characters are great I loved Mackenzie he is so hot. He always Knew what he wanted and he took it then he breaks his own rules, once he meets Lauren Perry and the chemistry these characters have is great.

Lauren Knows what she wants and where she is going in life till she meets Mackenzie.

What happens when someone Offers you the opportunity to experience all your fantasies?

Lauren finds out and ru
Fiona (Titch) Hunt
Well I can honestly say I have NO words to this book lol. Talk about rollercoaster of a ride. I have been thrown into turmoil through emotional heartache and tears (laughter and pain).

Lauren Perry is a lovely woman with a soon to be ex husband (who I despise - the ex husband), Jerry who is her best friend and her boss (who I adore) and gorgeous sexy Mackenzie Miller (to die for ladies).

A book in my opinion that is a mix between 50 Shades of Grey series (the storyline) and The Fetish Box/The Fet
Jun 27, 2018 rated it liked it
I'm not blown away. Wanted to give 2 stars but the story is not so bad, so 3. (read in 2/3 hours, with skipping)

A betrayed woman meets a sexy man in a bar. They have a wild night as strangers. In the morning he enters her world.
The stranger is not only sexy, but rich and wants her....

She has a lot of issues. The work environment isn't very interesting and for a woman in a role as head of marketing I expected more backbone and less naïveté.

The story is completely told from her perspective. With e
Fiona Sheldon
Aug 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is Ms Podger's first foray in this Genre. Is there anything this author can't do? Seriously hot hot hot. The storyline is entertaining with plenty of WTF moments, chuckle out loud moments (which is not good in the wee hours of the morning) and burning hot page turning moments. I couldn't put it down and I didn't until I'd finished the book at 3am this morning. Most definitely worth a read. Thank you Ms Podger for yet another fantastic read
Sep 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A great steamy read! Mackenzie and Lauren have hot chemistry and the story really draws you in. There is plenty of drama and Mackenzie and Lauren are amazing characters. I was hooked from beginning to end. I loved it!
SBee Reviews
Sep 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
~ The Fantasy Facilitator ~

It has only been six months since the incident involving Lauren Perry’s cheating husband of fifteen years at their place of work, no less. And it is about to change again. This time, with the introduction of a partner into her best friend & owner Jerry’s company, initially via a partial buy-out. But it really would have been great if she could have just known beforehand that the man with whom she had a “gotta-be-a-bad-girl moment" at a hotel bar was THE very same
Wendy Hodges
Jun 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! This has it all, intense and powerful plot with the heroine pretty much swept off her feet both in her personal life and her career. It is erotic and sensual, a little bit of angst and even a bit of suspense all rolled into a story of a woman really finding herself and a man freeing her to be the person of strength and power that she should be. The characters are easy to love and want to get to know more of, the pace is steady and the story interesting. Of course you have to have the bad gu ...more
Simon Leonard
Apr 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am a fan of Tracie's and have read previous books by her, most notably Letters to Lincoln, so thought I knew what I was getting myself into. All I can say is wow, this is one audio book that you don't want to listen to in public or with anyone around you, especially if you are easily embarrassed.

The book is very well written and the leads are very strong willed people who know what they want. It is a brilliant book which I thoroughly enjoyed and am now off to read the second one in the series
Jan 26, 2019 rated it it was ok
Annoying and pretentious. Book porn.
Dawn Higgins
Jul 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is the first book from this author i have read,and i was not disappointed at all.I won this book so after i had read the blurb i sat down to see if this was going to be my kind of read. I needn't have worried as loved these two characters and the sexual tension between this couple Mackenzie Miller and Lauren Perry it was off the charts hot.There was some BDSM along the way but there was also alot more between these two characters.I will definitely be reading more from this author in the fut ...more
Kaye Springett
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow loved this book
Il be honest not my normal read but I love this authors other series so thought I would give it a try and I’m so glad I did I was hooked from the start a great story a swoon worthy hero and a strong leading lady what’s not to like I’m glad I waited for #2 to be out so can dive straight in
A great read give a try you won’t be disappointed
Tracie Delaney
Feb 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
I’d never read this author before, but when I saw the book on THE Book Club on Facebook, I offered to read and review as the blurb sounded intriguing.

Now before I start my review, I will say this book is not for those easily offended or with sensitive dispositions. The language is graphic and the sex is frequent, descriptive and includes M/M, M/F/F and light BDSM. Of course, as I’m not easily offended, I dived right in!

Lauren Perry is going through a painful divorce. Her husband (and childhood s
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Tracie Podger currently lives in Kent, UK with her husband and a rather obnoxious cat called George. She’s a Padi Scuba Diving Instructor with a passion for writing. Tracie has been fortunate to have dived some of the wonderful oceans of the world where she can indulge in another hobby, underwater photography. She likes getting up close and personal with sharks.

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