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A Debt Owed

(The Debt Duet #1)

3.73  ·  Rating details ·  1,621 ratings  ·  300 reviews
My enemy’s daughter … offered to me as payment towards a debt. Now she’ll become my wife … My pet.
I wasn’t always cold-hearted and vindictive.
She made me that way.
Charlotte Davis … the most beautiful and privileged princess there is.
I’d kill for her to be mine.We met by chance at her father’s wedding … And then again years later.
But she forgot about me. Ignored me. E
Kindle Edition, 287 pages
Published May 23rd 2019 by Clarissa Wild (first published May 15th 2019)
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This was a so so read for me. I had a hard time feeling any kind of loving feelings for the hero. He came across as an absolute asshole. I feel that an anti-hero has to be written in a way that you sometimes can see a bit of vulnerability shine through his villainous behaviour, and that did not happen in this book. There is another book coming out, and I do want to read it. I’m hoping that I will get to see more of his good side!!

I will refrain from saying too much more, until I read the second
Eve (Between The Bookends)
description 3.5 Stars

I've always been a fan of this author's books (more or less). She has an easy way to her writing that pulls you in right from the start. It was also a relatively short book, so the plot moved along at a good clip. The plot itself was intriguing. An enemy to lovers type of tale. Although, we are still mostly in the enemies part by end of part one. (lol) Still the couple had some decent chemistry, which makes me excited to see where the story goes in the book two.


I was a little surprised
Clarissa Wild
May 04, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Coming May 27th!



I can barely breathe.
Not just because my corset is on so tight so they can hoist me into the wedding dress he selected for me … but also because I’m terrified. Terrified of the sparkling studs on my chest, the high-heeled peep toe pumps on my feet, the tiny silver tiara on my head, and the veil that hangs low over my curled hair.
These past few days have felt like a blur. I’m shaking as I stare at myself in the mirror, at that woman I’ve been forced to become. A w
May 26, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
There are a couple of deliciously steamy seduction scenes, but the entire premise for the book is illogical and forced. Not only was Easton aware that Charlotte would be beaten if she spoke with him when they were teenagers, but also Easton’s father was not murdered by Charlotte’s father, even if he did have a heart atttack from overwork. If anything, Easton should be furious with his own father for taking the job due to the stipulation that they couldn’t work together. And it goes b
May 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am gutted to have reached the end of the book, I'm not actually sure I'm capable of waiting for the next book.

I love Charlotte, she's so spunky . Easton, well I love him and hate him in equal measure ,much the same as Charlotte does.

I was intrigued after reading an excerpt of A debt owned. I was lucky enough to receive this Arc for an honest review.
Clarissa has a wonderful way of making you feel the lead characters emotions. This leads to a incredibly interesting read.
***4 Stars***

I love the crazy that this author throws down, and when it’s the dark kind I’m all in and even though both Easton and Charlotte drove me batshitcrazy in equal measure, I was hooked. I kept turning the pages to see what would, or wouldn’t, happen next and was definitely not disappointed.

Now, as I’ve already said, Charlotte and Easton drove me batshitcrazy, and they did, but they also fascinated me. Charlotte wants to be independent and free and yet she’ll still bow down to the will
Dora Koutsoukou
Jul 05, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
1,5 🙄 ⭐s

I was so disappointed....
The characters didn’t have a clear portrayal and I couldn’t connect with any of them. One minute they showed indifference and the next cared for the other person’s feelings.
The storyline was poor and messed and the writing didn’t help at all.
Regarding the streamy scenes... I’d rather give you... a taste!!...
“Easton grabs another cinnamon roll and wipes it on my mouth, rubbing his cum all over it. Then he shoves it into my mouth, and says, “ up.” After
May 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
*deep breath in* Okay... another cleansing breath and we can begin. Oh boy, I was excited for this story immediately after reading the blurb and once I begin reading, I was sucked down into its pages immediately. Just like Easton does with Charlotte, Clarissa Wild slowly seduces me with her words, carefully enticing me without my realising how easily I've succumbed. She has done a fabulous job in crafting the story to flow so effortlessly.

Charlotte... dear Charlotte. I love her determination and
Oh Clarissa you know how to write a book!! Charlotte Davis’s life is going to change forever when she is offered up to a man named Easton Van Buren in place of her father’s debt for a loan that was not paid. What will she do when she is traded and forced to marry her father’s archenemy? Easton was once a poor, friendly waiter but after tragedy strikes he re-creates himself into the ruthless business man he is today. He vowed to take down his enemies and that begins with claiming Charlotte as his ...more
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
I’ve been reading this authors books for about five years. Each book I think is her best yet and then she writes a story that blows my mind....again. A Debt Owed is another outstanding read by this author.

Easton has always wanted Charlotte and he has proven that he will do anything to have her. Charlotte is sassy and gives as good as she gets.

I absolutely loved both of these characters.

The ending blew my mind and I can’t wait to read more...soon pretty please.
Chloe Adams
Jun 12, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was so good!!
Book Review A Debt Owed by Clarissa Wild  
Let's start off by saying this was one suspenseful read full of tons of chemistry.
We have to say we really enjoyed the characters both good and bad. Omg ! I hate cliffhangers!Note this book ends on a whooping one !
This was one of those stories that kept you on edge the entire time because you never new what was going to happen next.Charlotte was a captive and married to a monster because she was given to that monster to pay her father's debt. Charlotte
The Reads
Jul 02, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
She’s my hostage, someone I keep in a soft and velvety cage for my selfish needs.

What would you do if you were forced to marry someone you didn’t love, but if you didn’t you would watch someone you love die.

Charlotte is a tortured soul. All her life she has gone out of her way to try and please her father, to gain some kind of attention from him but he’s always just viewed her as an annoyance, someone he tolerates just because he has to. She’s been physically abused by him (at his own wedding no
Let's start off by saying this was one suspenseful read full of tons of chemistry.

We have to say we really enjoyed the characters both good and bad. Omg ! I hate cliffhangers!Note this book ends on a whooping one !

This was one of those stories that kept you on edge the entire time because you never new what was going to happen next.Charlotte was a captive and married to a monster because she was given to that monster to pay her father's debt. Charlotte want's to free of him and free from her fam
Sissy's Romance Book Review
A Debt Owed by Clarissa Wild is the first book in the A Dark Billionaire Romance Series. This starts the story of Charlotte and Easton.
Easton seeks revenge and is what has driven him to where he is now. But a few years earlier unknown to Charlotte, Easton has also becomes obsessed with her too. Charlotte is the daughter of his enemy and in time he able to take her from him as a debt payment. Easton will make her his wife and while he is obsessed with her he also seems to want to hurt her too. E
May 29, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“Let me be straight with you. I don’t care if I have to drag you to the altar in your bra and panties. I’ll fucking put a ring on your finger in front of your family while you are naked if I have to,”

This was definitely a page turner blackmail dark romance. Easton and Charlotte challenge one another constantly. I love that Charlotte doesn’t cave. I love that she has a backbone and despite her physical and emotions she remains dedicated to get her freedom.

The circumstances that Charlotte and Eas
J. Ockenhouse
May 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am still gathering my wits after destroying this delicious morsel. Charlotte and the men in her life. From her brother to her father who all but left her out of the family business. Which tanks thanks to Easton.

Easton is hurt from past experience with the rich Davis family. His crush on Charlotte is overshadowed by his hurt of what her family did to his. Years in the making, sets up a plan that he wins. Charlotte becomes a pawn.

Her dad hurt her by loaning her to Easton. Easton my be out for re
Amanda Dubuque
May 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am in love with Easton and Charlotte's story. Easton is obsessed with Charlotte and has been since they were little. He will stop at nothing to have her even destroying her father in the process. Charlotte doesn't understand why the family business is failing but soon realizes that in order to save her father's life she must go with Easton. He is determined to make Charlotte his "Princess" and live happy ever after but Charlotte has other ideas that doesn't include marrying Easton.
This book is
Jami Jones
May 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Yes!! Debt Owed definitely has a fantastic start to what is going to be a great story. I'm so excited for what's to come. It has a revenge wanting, power hungry, sexy as sin man, that wants what he wants and wants it his way. And the gorgeous princess, as he calls her wants no part in being with him. It has suspense, a dominant man and some delicious sexiness. I love when Clarissa writes these kinds of books, they are the best. Can't wait for me!!
May 30, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Dnf@25%. Very unrealistic and just didn't make sense to me.
Steffi De Ceuster  ♥
It pains me to write this review because I adore this author! She is from the neighbor country The Netherlands so that's special! I've read other books by her that I loved! This trope is just so hard! I liked the little Dutch words because I understand them! Also been a few times to the Netherlands so it's a bit Nostalgic.

It felt a bit pushed and not "natural" at times. Also that situation pushed his hate? Seriously? Then the world would be a cruel place. I love love love captive stories I trul
Debjani Ghosh
Good, steamy, hate-to-love romance. If you're looking for a romance tale for a Sunday afternoon, pick it up. But do check the trigger warnings.

Pathetic, immature, annoying, unimpressive in any way possible. It was so bad. I don't know how i endured the torture of reading this book. The writing and events were so forced and all the dialogues and situations were so fake. Some writers write what their characters do ir say, but some writers writer what they think their characters should do or say because they get inspired from other natural writer. That was the case with this book. It has all the characters you ar
Anne Milne
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Clarissa blows my mind everytime she releases a new book in the world. I was so engrossed in the story that I didn't realise I was so near the end.

Charlotte is my new girl crush she may have been sold but she doesn't stop fighting to assert herself. At times I was worried for her thinking this will be the time she goes too far. Easton is a hard guy to understand, he wants to punish and dominate her and deprive her of any happiness then he expects her to be happy with what he gives her. Maybe in
Amanda Karina
I love dark romance but this story was not doing it for me. Easton was more a psycho than the sexy alpha male they try to portray. His reasons for capturing her are stupid and I thought the story felt short and not well developed. The only emotions that got out of me were annoyance. It is not a story that conflicts your feelings which is something that I tend to feel with dark romance. He is a psycho obsessed with this girl he saw a few times and that’s it. And the fact that he became rich overn ...more
Shhhh...I’m reading
DNF @ 17%. I’m supposed to believe a 25yo, coming from nothing, is so successful he owns multiple nightclubs, has a private jet, can loan out millions, and has enough influence to kidnap a woman screaming in a coffee shop without anyone doing anything?

Rich or not, Easton comes across as delusional, not domineering or sexy or whatever. I get dark romance. But this is like calling Silence of the Lambs dark romance...”it will put the lotion on or it will get the hose!”
3.5 interesting stars!

So I absoloutely love Clarissa Wild, and when this cover and blurb was revealed, I was captivated from the get-go, but sadly, as much as I want to love this book, I don't think it is Clarissa's best work. I really wanted to love it, and although it was interesting enough to keep reading without skimming, it didn't pull me in enough. The flashbacks and POV switches were choppy and disrupted the story many times, and I feel as if I was missing something, because there is no w
Jun 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing

About a girl who's father sold her to a man for money he owed the guy, the father had a chose to die, loss his company or hand his danghter over.
Moon Reviews
Jun 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A little dark, intense and completely addictive!!!

Oh my!!! Charlotte and Easton's story will rock your world... In a wonderfully twisted, dark and intense kind of way!!!! Completely addictive, this page turner was finished in a few hours and i am currently rushing through my review to go read what happens next!!! Clarissa Wild you did again!!!!
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