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Tantra Bensko
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Floating on Secrets

4.58  ·  Rating details ·  12 ratings  ·  12 reviews
When the tank sets her mind free, will it open her heart to love or set her down a dark, fiery path?

Flair's a neo-psych rock outcast in her small Indiana town. Spending her time in a sensory deprivation tank in an effort to enhance her mind seems like the right thing to do. But when the bartendress discovers the chamber is anything but isolated, she's left with
Kindle Edition, 366 pages
Published March 20th 2019 by Insubordinate Books
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Apr 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Flair is a bartender that lives in a world away from the normal. She studies psychology and finds her peace and solace in the float tank. Here in the float, through sensory deprivation she can experience colors, sounds, lights in the form of hallucination without the use of drugs. While in the tank she encounters her dream man, unsure if it is real or a hallucination. This leads her right into the middle of the proprietor Addie’s problem of constantly being robbed. Trying to solve the mystery of ...more
Píaras Cíonnaoíth
A first-class psychological suspense with perfect pacing...

Author Tantra Bensko weaves a gripping psychological suspense with intriguing twists and turns that will easily captivate the reader’s attention from the beginning. The author paints a dramatic and riveting tale of intrigue and suspense in a very vivid and convincing way. In addition, the characters are drawn with great credibility and conviction. It’s a fast-paced novel that will keep you engaged from the first page to the l
Anony Mouse
Apr 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
In Floating on Secrets, Tantra Bensko follows protagonist, Flair, as she lives and works in small-town, Indiana. Her life seems to be split into three parts: work, floating in a sensory deprivation tank, and obsessing over love and the possibility of it. Lines do get blurred between some of those elements early on as Flair has almost out-of-body psychedelic trips induced by the tank. Has she imagined and fantasized about the short, unexpected romantic encounter with a mystery man in the tank or ...more
Apr 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
To experience something that is as intensely satisfying as being intimate with another human being by tapping into the world of neo-psychedelic, can take you to a whole new level. From the music you listen to and your everyday activities, you can truly get aquatinted to your subconscious state of mind. No one can understand the next person’s visions better than themselves, yet there’s an entire community who shares this special kind of knowledge. In knowing that we are responsible for bringing o ...more
Jul 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
For Tantra Bensko's maybe-6th novel - as finely written and wicked a ride as Collapsible Horizon, as Remember to Recycle - the author brings a wild neo.Expressionist sensibility to the most unlikely - and routinely derided - of genres: the ROMANCE. But, as Willie once sang, "Miracles appear in the strangest of places" and, alas, her take on Romance deserves the header that graced the covers of Alan Moore's run of Swamp Thing: "Sophisticated Suspense." Her title, FLOATING ON SECRETS, is sufficien ...more
Sep 19, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Flair is a small-town girl clashing with the normalcy she hides behind. Her routine consists of attending psychology classes, working as a bartender, and in her spare time floating in a sensory deprivation tank. Flair uses her time floating as a way to explore her mind, utilizing what she learns in class to discover the far reaches of her psyche. The tank provides an escape, a place to truly be herself. Until one night when all she perceives as real comes crashing down. A stranger visits Flair w ...more
Apr 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Floating on Secrets, by author Tantra Bensko, is a unique and enticing story about love and mystery. Flair is an outcast in her small town, so she turns to sensory deprivation tanks to get away from her life and just think. But the chamber is far from what she anticipated, she can feel someone in there with her. Flair finds herself trying desperately to solve the mysteries stacking up around her; who are the narrow men? What do they want? Who is the man that caresses her hair in the tank? Is She ...more
Sarah Nantais
Apr 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A book that delves into the deepest reaches of your mind while engaging you in a delicious story is something of a fable these days. From the very first page Floating on Secrets by Tantra Bensko is a veritable mind-bending tale that creeps into the corners of your psyche while regaling you with the intriguing life and times of Flair. Our protagonist is interesting and cryptic in how she deals with the world. She knows there is so much out there for her; she can feel it in the roots of her neo-ps ...more
Liz Melton
Apr 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Irene Roth
Sep 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a fast-paced suspense-romance like no other that I ever read. The story transports the reader to places that are not commonly explored and experienced. It is a treat to read and become immersed in. And once you start reading this story, you will definitely want to know how it turns out.

Flair is a beautiful bartender who loves neo-phychodelic rock music. She lives in a world that is quite removed from the ordinary. She studies psychology and finds her peace and solace in float tanks be
Sep 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Floating on Secrets written by Tantra Bensko is one interesting, mysterious and psychological thriller that will leave you wanting for more. I am glad I found this author!

If you are looking for an out of the world experience combined with the right amount of drama, sexy times and romance, you have it with this book. I don't want to give away the story, because that takes the fun out of reading! But let me tell you this - Flair's Ride is one of a kind and keeps you glued to the pages and at the
Apr 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Floating on Secrets is provocative, sensual, and intoxicating. Flipping through the pages alone thrilled me to the center of my being. Tantra wraps her words around your soul through images of music, temptation, and wonder.

Buy this book! You won't be disappointed!
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Multi-gold medal winning novelist living in California.

My contemporary psychological suspense series is The Agents of the Nevermind. The intelligence agents manage cults, secret societies, propaganda, false flags, hypnosis, mind control, occult and paranormal movements, media theater, entertainment, blackmail, murder. Their social engineering forms public opinion and behaviors.

Can they be outwit