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Play Along

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  2,785 ratings  ·  290 reviews
I witnessed a murder and became his hostage.

Held captive beneath the deck of a shipping container…. I realise to save my life I need to become valuable.
My body is my only weapon.
His pleasure to my pain.

28 days is a long time to Play Along with his perverted demands.
He thinks I enjoy them.
It disgusts me that I secretly do.

I hate him.
I crave him.

But my mind is stronger than
Published April 23rd 2017 (first published April 22nd 2017)
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Eve (Between The Bookends)
Apr 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing


descriptionThis is an OK cover. A fairly decent representation of the hero. Interesting typography. Pretty good composition. I would have moved the author's name up higher to sit under the title and the tagline. But overall it works.description

description So I have to admit I wasn't sure what I was going to get going into this one. It sounded like a dark romance right up my alley, but that isn't really what this turned out to be at all. While this didn't turn out to be dark in the least, it did turn out to be a cracking good
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Play Along is a new contemporary standalone novel by T.L. Swan, I've not read anything previously by this author so I was keen to see what kind of journey this book takes me on. Huge tick for the cover, so eye catching.

Going by the ‘Synopsis’ it kind of leads you to believe that you're going to be on a dark, gritty read, kidnapped, held hostage, but nothing and I mean nothing prepared me for what I got instead, because that synopsis is misleading as all hell. You kind
4.5 diamond stars

I was kind of hesitant to start this book. I had the ARC, but you know that moment when a book totally calls to you? And you just need to read it? Well, yeah this book wasn't doing it for me. But the review posting date was drawing near, I had to start this book. So there we go.

Somewhere about 3% in, Roshelle (that is so weird a name that I just can't fucking pronounce it!) gets kidnapped by the people she saw kill a man when she was running from her boyfriend, who she caught ch
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
No rating here since I didn't finish. Sadly the writing style just didn't click with me. The concept of the story was intriguing and I could see what the author wanted to accomplish with it but I just wasn't pulled in. I expected a much darker story than I got, but that's on me since that's an assumption I made from the blurb.

Ultimately, the monologue was too awkward for my tastes with some of the phrases that were used and the way the heroine in specific came across. I also struggled to feel t

My reaction when I read this book told in a Jon Stewart gifs ;

I have always liked the abduction themed so when the book start right off the bat with her being kidnapped, I just can't help but feeling giddy yess!


Heroine actually beat the heck outta 5 steroid guys and I'm like "THAT'S THE SHIT GURL"


But then, the hero turns out to be ONE OF THE BAD GUYS (and he's one of the most good looking in the group so that's a given)


They somehow developed feelings towards each othe
3.5 stars.

What a bonkers story! But entertaining, nonetheless 😂

I can’t help not to think that Ms. Swan suddenly got an idea for this story, she write it immediately and have fun with it! And we’re go along with her while reading it 😂
I believe this one is her earlier book, so I’m not too complaining with some unbelievable things happening here.

If you just want a kickass heroine with a fun bizarre story, this might be for you 😘
Rhonda Atkinson
Apr 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I struggled to put this book down.
Love it when you don't have to read much and you are hooked - wanting more.
TL Swan - you are an amazing writer.
Love the characters and story line.
Jul 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing

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When I started this book, I was like hell no, this is going in a direction I don't like.

 photo 656B99C7-FBBA-4CE7-B28B-9FF9528EAFE3_zps1btpcyou.gif “I swallow the fear in my throat as his cold eyes hold mine.
“Go to Hell,” I whisper.
“I’m the gate keeper of Hell, baby. Welcome home.”

I'm so glad I didn't give up!!

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This book is unlike any other I have read before, I was in book heaven throughout the book. I swear to God, these two cannot be more perfect
Bibliophile Wonderland Reviews
Apr 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Wow well how to begin I just finished reading the book it is 1:04 am eastern standard time. Took me about four hours to get through the book without stopping yes ladies it was that freaking good. I’m surprise by this author since I have read all of her books she truly is versatile within her writing style. If you have read from TL Swan you know that she has different books like the Stanton Series, Find Me Alastar and now Play Along which all are different in their own way. After reading this I n ...more
The Girl Murdered by Her TBR
DNF at 44%

I don't know how this supposed-to-be dark novel became cheesy and cringey. It was great on the first part but it changed; the atmosphere, mood and writing style became dull and boring. The shift of mood isn't for me... I'm also confused with how the story goes. So yeah, this book isn't for me.
Debbie Swanepoel
Apr 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Different than her other books

This book isn't as dark as I thought it would be, but it is darker than get other books. I knew a lot of other people loved it, but I didn't like it as much as her other books.
Lynn Neame
Apr 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Apr 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book from start to finish!! Great characters ... great story... highly recommend this book!! T.L.Swan is one of my favourite authors and every book she writes is different from the last..get reading people!!!
Tersia Eloff
Apr 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
TL Swan amazes me every time, her books are just way above 5 star rating. Each and every book is in a league of it's own, just when you think it can't possibly get any better she releases a new book and again it's a 5 star plus read.

Play along had everything.

It was sad, it had laugh out loud moments, it had suspense. It's just an all around great read.
Flavs is Mrs David Gandy♥~♥’
Apr 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
I Voluntarily reviewed a copy of this book

This was my first book by this author and I enjoyed it.

Full of drama, twists and turns. Surprises that I think you don't expect. Everything about this book makes you think it was a dark romance. But not that much. It had everything you would want in a good book.

This is one of those books that has you hooked from the beginning and then just keeps pulling you in. That you just can't stop reading and you want to know what's going to happen in the end. The
Play Along is a riveting force field of action, desire, despair, joy, passion, hate, grief, lust, and love. It sucked me right into the middle of it all, and here I am. Sitting on the other side of the hurricane, trying to describe my love for this book.

Roshelle is a young nurse, who has just discovered that her boyfriend is cheating on her with her best friend! She is absolutely devastated and runs from the club where she finally sees the solid proof of their betrayal. Unfortunately, she runs s
Apr 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Play Along by T. L. Swan is a dark romance novel that is dark and naughty.

"...if you want to survive, you need to play along.”

If books had claws, Play Along would be packing them Freddy Krueger style. Woah! This book sank them in deep and quick and would not let go.

" are a part of me. You’re the part I can’t live without.”

Rochelle and Mac were quite the mysterious pair. Meeting after a night gone wrong for both of them, they find themselves entranced with each other. Physically and emotio
Apr 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved Play Along!
I was hooked from the very first sentence.
I fell in love with Mac and Rosh from the very start!
Mac is mysterious and different than the rest of his crew.
He's a sexy badass that I was supposed to not like because of
how I met him but I just couldn't!
Rosh is a sassy feisty young lady that I admired and fell in love with!
The characters are awesome! They are well developed and intriguing.
The plot is outstanding!
I thought I had things figured out only to find I was wrong. Then aga
Apr 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
T.L. Swan kidnapped me with this one and held me hostage to the very end!
I absolutely loved this story.
In the beginning, I wasn't too sure about the alpha male "Mac" but he is just too hot to resist.
Rosh blew my mind...she is so strong and yet so vulnerable.... and you never knew what she was going to do. Seriously!!!
Play along is a fast-paced, action-packed, holy-hotness, roller coaster ride of a read!
Gina Karalis
Apr 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely loved it, great storyline. Rochelle- one tuff chick she's smart, feisty, brave, funny & courageous. Mac- one word- HOT
Not all is what it seems, who's playing who?
Definately a 5
Ona Evans
Apr 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Enjoyed the book and recommed the read to ladies, lots of twists and turns to keep you captivating. You can't put the book down. Great work
Book Lovers  Down Under
Apr 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow. Once I started I couldn't put it down. Only took me 3 and a half hours to read. Hope you all enjoy Play Along as much as I have. Thanks.
Apr 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book had me captivated from page 1. It's fast paced and edgy and has plot twists you had no idea were coming. Rosh is a feisty ballsy female lead that looks after herself and I found myself routing for her, high-fiving her victories and stressing over her losses. Stace is her bad boy hero, and omg! He is as hot as hell...panty dropping hot!
This story has everything, intrigue, suspense, danger, lust and love...I am hooked!!
T L Swan has delivered another gem!!
Apr 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have been following TL Swan since I got told she was releasing her first book Stanton Adore, Tee is an amazing talented author that really knows how to draw you into any story she decides to deliver. Always has you on an emotional roller coaster ride, her characters have so much depth you feel like they are truely your real life friends. Play Along is no different action packed and lots of twists and turns that you don't expect having you drawn in and not wanting to put the book down. This is ...more
Ursula Schutte
Apr 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Play along is one of the most intense books I have read in a long time. This book keeps you hooked from the first page right through to the end. Loads of suspense keeping you hooked as to what could happen next. Lots of laughs and almost close to tears. TL Swan has done it again with another amazing read.
Heather C
Apr 22, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc, april-2017
This is my first book by T.L. Swan and what really captured my attention was the the blurb. It sounds like it was going to be a pretty dark read and I'm a sucker for the dark books. I will admit that it didn't turn out quite as dark as I was anticipating and I think I never really got over that. So while my rating may be 3 stars, it's simply because of that. So don't let it fool you. I did enjoy it, I just wanted more.

I will say this, while it wasn't as dark as I was expecting, it certainly kep
Petrina Huffstater~Twodarlindollsandabookreview
Arc Review
Wow! Wow! I am still trying to breathe after reading this story. I devoured this amazing book from page one. I couldn't put this down. This is my first read from TL Swan. And I know for a definite fact that it won't be my last. The story development is insane! Every time I thought I knew what was going on..BOOM!!! The twists and turns kept me on the edge and biting my nails waiting. I yelled and swooned with this characters. And I loved the secrets and lies had my head spinning. So yea
Apr 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
From the get go this book draws you into its clutches with the cover. That's before you even open the book. From the very first page I was drawn into this book. I could picture exactly what was happening. The emotions felt. This book had everything in it. Anger, Deceit, Violence, Sadness, Lust, Happiness. As the book goes on I was pulled further and further into it. I didn't move, eat or drink until I had reached the last page. Then I experiences the book funk nothing was living up to what I had ...more
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“I swallow the fear in my throat as his cold eyes hold mine.
“Go to Hell,” I whisper.
“I’m the gate keeper of Hell, baby. Welcome home.”
“Our eyes lock and the look he gives me feels like it could get me pregnant. I’m not even joking. Get here, straddle me, and ride my fucking cock are its precise words.
Well, that’s what it says to me anyway.”
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