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Mona Lisa St. James made a deathbed promise that she would do anything to save her mother's art gallery. Unfortunately, not only is The Red painted red, but it's in the red.

Just as she realizes she has no choice but to sell it, a mysterious man comes in after closing time and makes her an offer: He will save The Red if she agrees to submit to him for the period of one yea
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Kindle Edition, 212 pages
Published July 11th 2017 by 8th Circle Press
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Val ⚓️ ShamelessBitchySkanky ⚓️ Steamy Reads
4 Crazy Art Sex Stars

Tiffany Reisz, Tiffany Reisz, Tiffany Reisz...what can I say?

You can always count on her to bring something original to the table(t)...

See what I did there? ^^^ LOL

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Anyshameless.

Personal tangent:

As I've said before in other reviews, I usually stay away from books about anything that comes across to me as artsy fartsy.

Artsy fartsy is a technical term, by the way.

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Not that I have anything against the artsy fartsy things of the world, mind you.

Quite the contrary, actually - I
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warhawke
Apr 26, 2017 warhawke rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Dirty fuckers
Genre: Paranormal Erotica
Type: Standalone
POV: Third Person
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Mona Lisa St. James lived and breathed art since she was a little girl. Growing up in The Red, the gallery owned by her mother, she learned to appreciate her mother's eclectic erotic arts collection. After her mother's death she struggled to keep the gallery afloat and refused to sell due to her promise. Just as she's at her wits end, a man came with an offer she couldn't refuse.

Malcolm came to her at a desperate hour. The myst
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Melanie
ARC provided by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

I just want to wish all of my friends and followers a very Happy Fourth of July! I am so very thankful for all of you and all of your support, always. I hope your day is safe and filled with love, family, friends, and good books!



And what better way to start celebrating America's independence than by writing, or in your case reading, a review for an erotic romance book! I really enjoyed The Red and it was just the fast
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Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
Lawd help!





This was the smuttiest book I've read. All the stars!



It's my panties not my pants Phoebe!

Booksource: Netgalley in exchange for review

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Wendy'sThoughts
Apr 19, 2017 Wendy'sThoughts rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Tiffany Reisz Fans, Erotica, BDSM, Romance
4.5 Willing to Take The Risk Stars
* * * * 1/2 Spoiler Free It's Live!!!
When I read Tiffany Reisz, something deep inside compels me to open my mind and allow the story to take me where Ms. Reisz wishes to go...I think it is as simple as that...For with this endeavor, I have gone places I never would have gone on my own. It is the crafting, weaving and hints of what this is all about which kept me interested...


Oh, there was a bit of unusual circumstances for our Mona Lisa St. John...Raised by a v
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Amy (Foxy)
Wow! That ending!!!

”Do anything you have to, but save The Red.”

A deathbed promise was made when Mona’s mom asked her to not sell her beloved art gallery. In Mona’s lowest point a man enters her life. ”To Mona he looked like the devil gone courting.” His offer to save The Red will involve Mona allowing Marcus to use her body the next year.

Now, here is where the story gets interesting. Marcus picks artwork to reenact the scenes that have been painted. I can safely say this book caused me to u
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Jacqueline's Reads


3.5 WOW – HOT – ON FIRE – STEAMY – Sizzling – Stars

I haven’t read a Tiffany Reisz book since The Siren and when I read The Siren I was a newbie dark romance reader and the stuff she wrote made me cringe. A lot has changed in five years!

The Red is a standalone and is an erotic fantasy book. Let me warn you, IF YOU DO NOT LIKE STEAM, THEN THIS BOOK IS NOT FOR YOU. I hate to put it in shout caps, but don’t go into an erotic book and be turned off by the steam.

This book is for the following people
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Selene
2.75 stars

Where to start with this book...

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This book started off a little shaky, got better, then quickly headed off towards fantasyland (view spoiler), regained its realistic footing towards the end, and had a very rushed ending. I loved this author's writing style and appreciated the unique twist in this book, but only liked bits and pieces of this story, overall.

◆ The erotic scenes were incredibly sexy, well-written, and well-spaced.

◆ This book i
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Nazanin
Jul 19, 2017 Nazanin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: erotica-bdsm, 2017
4.5 "Carte Blanche" stars

At some point, this story took me out of my comfort zone and I’m enjoyed it. It wasn’t like one of my usual read and during the reading I reminded myself that it’s not a common romance. Actually it wasn’t romance at all, at least not for me!

Mona’s mother had loved The Red Gallery so much that when she was dying, she asked Mona to do anything to save The Red! After she died, the only thing that she left was medical debt and of course the deed to the gallery. When Mona fin
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Myla
May 22, 2017 Myla rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Mona St. James in dire need of money to save her gallery from closing. Thinking of possible ways on how to come up with it left her tired and spent, that Mona decided to head home and call it a night. Just when she’s about to lock the gallery, Mona noticed a man in front of a painting, studying it. After several minutes the mysterious man turned to look at Mona and bluntly told her that he can help to solve her financial problem in exchange of intimate rendezvous, at least once or twice a month.
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Emma Chase
Jul 13, 2017 Emma Chase rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Red is a titillating erotic delight. Sensual, mysterious, compelling and hot as hell!!
Optimist ♰King's Wench♰ & MANTIES Champion
I’m prolly about to go off the reservation a little here so the nutshell version is, if you like erotica and/or Reisz’s writes, you’ll like this. If you’re a fan of neither then this isn’t the book for you.

As a fan of both, when I saw this little gem up on NetGalley I 1-clicked so hard my laptop threw me shade. The page said “read now” and I took that shit like a directive. I might’ve even saluted.

True, The Red has been on my radar for a few months now so that may have played a role in the zeal.
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Lacey (Booklovers For Life)
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The Red is literally the hottest book I’ve ever read in my life, and I’ve read the Original Sinners series, which you know is saying something. The Red is erotica in its purest, dirtiest, and finest form… and I wholeheartedly LOVED IT. I normally don’t get into books without a romance or love story, but by god, if Tiffany Reisz writes something, I’ll read it. I trust her to to give her readers something that will blow their mind and their panties off, and
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Elle
4.5* red velvet STARS!!

Review @ Midnight Romance

One of my anticipated release for this month also the same date with my birthday. Yay!! Written as Nora Sutherlin, Tiffany Reisz brought this alive to our world. FYI, Nora is a notorious dominatrix from The Siren. She's also an erotic author who is in love with priest ;) I was beyond excited for this story.

Mona Lisa St. James is in the verge to sell her dear old gallery, The Red who is inherited from her mother. She vowed to do anything to save Th
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Heather K (dentist in my spare time)
*3.5 stars*

I'm a Tiffany Reisz fan, but this book was NOT what I was expecting. The Red is a book that is extremely hard to review without giving away spoilers, and this is a book that can truly be spoiled by a careless review. I will try very hard not to be careless, however, I think there are some important things that potential readers should know going into this one.

1) This is NOT a romance. If you are looking for any sort of romance you are barking up the wrong tree. While there is a hint
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Shabby- BookBistroBlog
“Things aren’t what they seem.”
Ain't that the truth of all times !. Scandalous story of an Earl of Godwick -Malcolm Arthur Augustus Fitzroy. The Earl of Godwick. He's a man of his word. A promise on a deathbed and he's a soul hanging in limbo. He handpicks Mona to get a rightful heir and in the process , he comes alive.
Mona , is a gallery owner - The Red. Its actually going under , burdened with debts she accrued while taking care of her ailing mother. She promises her mother on her deathbed tha
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Angy Potter - Collector of Book Boyfriends
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Book Review: 5+++ Stars

The Red is sooooooo good that it left me speechless. Seriously, Tiffany blew my mind with this book. First, this book is written not only by Tiffany—who is one of the best authors I’ve ever read in my entire life, no news here, right? *chuckles*—, but also by her most important fictional character of the Original Sinners, Nora Sutherlin. Second, this book has a fantasy/paranormal element I never expected to be written so well, full of descriptions, very vivid scenes an
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Stacey is Sassy
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What would you do for money?

Soooo, I tried my first Tiffany Reisz and it was...interesting. A couple of years ago, I was fascinated with books that pushed the boundaries in the bedroom...I mean torture chamber. I couldn't get enough of reading them. There was a little part of me that wanted to know if what I was reading was real or believable. How could a woman love a man who took pleasure in her pain? How could a man respect a woman who allowed that level of pain, humiliation and suffering be a
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Ⓐlleskelle - teamSøren♗ ⊲I like big b00ks⊳
⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 STARS ⭐⭐⭐⭐

This book is all around smut galore. If I needed something to define what smut is, I would point out to THE RED. My kindle now has a book I would happily define as "spank bank material"(and the 40 highlights or so will be pretty convenient... one day.)
The Red was pure decadent porn wrapped up in a pretty package. And that’s not remotely a bad thing. At all.

So this is your warning, first time reading Erotica? I would suggest baby steps, I know many romance readers read the Fifty
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Vasiliki
May 23, 2017 Vasiliki rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, arc
5 stars!

ARC kindly provided by Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.

This is the story of Mona, a young woman who needs to save The Red, her Art Gallery.

I need to confess that lately I haven't read as much as I'd like to due to different reasons (nothing to capture my total attention, no time to waste on an average book, life, etc.). Ms. Reisz just brought back my passion for reading with her writing and this book! Ms. Reisz wrote an erotic fantasy, full of art presented in the most naked/
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Laura- BookBistroBlog
The Red
By: Tiffany Reisz
5 Steaming Hot Stars

I did it!!! I finally POPPED MY Tiffany Reisz Cherry and what a book to pop it with. WOW… I had to take quite a few cool me off showers while reading this steamy story. Let me say this, this book is EROTICA… written so beautifully. If you don’t like to read erotica, this book would not be for you at all.

Mona Lisa St. James took over her mother’s art gallery after her mother passed away. She made a promise on her mother’s death bead to do anything and e
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Dana aka ♥Belladonna♥
3.5 Stars

Smart and smutty.

Tiffany Reisz delivers a story rife with mystery, overflowing with sex, and filled with lush atmosphere. The settings of renown works of art, married with intelligent dialog and introspection, will have you contemplating the past and present, female sexuality, and prostitution.

Malcolm makes Mona an offer...

In exchange for one year of full sexual submission, Malcolm will help Mona save her floundering art gallery, The Red. He chooses the time, the setting. He gets ful
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Manju
Jul 22, 2017 Manju rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: No one
One extra star for all the art talk which made me search artists like Degas, Monet, and many more. Other than that this book was total crap. Few scenes she stretched too much that they're uncomfortable to read.

Skimmed read most of the book and this is not a romance as GR blog said it to be.:/ Don't think I will be reading Romance for 2-3 months now. >_<
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
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This is a somewhat difficult review to write. First of all, Tiffany Reisz is an amazing and talented writer. (TOS is one of my all time favorite series) She brings her books to so much life with her vivid and vibrant words. She writes erotica like no other. So here is the difficult part. While I loved the premise of the story, the story had way too much sex. I know I know.....how can this be? Sex drove the story instead of the plot driving the story for me.

Mona is the owner of The Red Gallery.
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Jennifer
If you are familiar with the goddess that is Tiffany Reisz then you are also familiar with Nora Sutherlin, one of her most well-known creations. In the multiple novels that comprise the Original Sinners series, Nora's character was developed to be a writer of erotica and she [fictionally] authored a book titled The Red. Ms. Reisz demonstrates her love for her characters not only because she has so talently and palpably written them into life, but now she has allowed a fictional character's work ...more
Kimberly Carrington-Fox
Nuestra reseña en A la cama con... un libro
Our review in Spanish


Thanks to the author and her manservant for this ARC!
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Hot, steamy and naughty sex, just what I was looking for right now!
I never review in English but I must tell you one thing: Tiffany Reisz writes the best erotica you can read right now, so remarkable and untypical. Don't expect a romance, it's not Nora Sutherlin's style ;) I think this novella is a gift to all the Original Sinners fans, an erotic fantasy tale of sex
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Ellen at Book Bellas
“You smile like the devil,” Mona said.
“The devil doesn’t smile,” he said. “The devil smirks.”


STUNNING!! Ms. Reisz proves once again she is the Queen of erotica. The story and characters are all richly drawn and unforgettable. Mona Lisa St. James made a promise to her mother that she would do anything at all to save their art gallery. But the gallery is in financial trouble and she must sell it. And soon.

But then a handsome Englishman arrives and makes her an irresistible offer. He will save he
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Ari (The Daydreaming Bookworm)
Original review: The Daydreaming Bookworm

*I received a copy of this book from the author/publisher in exchange for an honest review.*


The Red is an erotic fantasy that follows the story of a young woman who makes a promise to her dying mother that she will do whatever it takes to save their gallery. After her mother’s passing, Mona Lisa St. James tries keep the gallery from going under with little success and eventually realizes that she has no other choice but to sell it. But when a mysterious
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Akanksha❤ Søren♰
Tiffany Reisz writes the most enchanting and amazing novels.
Her writing style is like art. It's poetry. It captures you.

"Millions of paintings in this world. Only one Mona Lisa. Billions of women in this world. Only one you, Mona Lisa St. James.”

My brain is legit fucked. OMFG.



I loved this book. I usually see the ending coming miles away, always guessing it.. but this time. DAMN. Was I blown away.



BEAUTIFUL
ENCHANTING
AMAZING

"The devil wants your soul. I only want your body.”

I loved this book and I
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Becca
Apr 18, 2017 Becca rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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What an amazing, mind-blowing, unbelievable book from the Queen of Pleasure! OMG, words failed me right after this wonderful journey. This story was like a sexy, erotic game. And believe me, you DO want to play!

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If you’ve read any of Tiffany’s books, you know she’s kind of an enchantress but I think I can say with this book, she even undid herself! I mean, all of her books are mind-blowing and unforgettable but this one is hands down AMAZEBALLS. Ahem, okay, well, maybe I just can’t find the right
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“You smile like the devil,” Mona said.
“The devil doesn’t smile,” he said. “The devil smirks.”
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