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Twisted Fates

4.44  ·  Rating details ·  116 ratings  ·  56 reviews
When Lindsay Smith brought her to the house, it was to train and sell her. They both knew it. She'd agreed to this arrangement. She wanted to belong to someone. But Lindsay wanted her to be his.

Three days into her stay at the pleasure house, Shannon Foster's life is forever destroyed by a sociopathic monster. Lindsay saved her life that day, but the scars bind her to the h
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Published September 17th 2019 by Burlesque Press
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Amanda Anderson
Sep 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WOW!! WOWOWOWOW! With each Pleasure House book I read, I am certain I found a new favorite. But Twisted Fates really IS my favorite! Shannon is by far my most favorite slave to date. She has that spunk that not even 190546593 cane lashings can get rid of. I was sure that when I read her little snippet in Broken Dolls that she would be a character I didn't think fondly of but oh I LOVE HER SO MUCH!
Lindsay...oh man, he definitely won me over. To be honest, he was the trainer I have liked the least
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was a twisted, crazy read that sucked me in from the start. I have only read Broken Dolls in this series and its been a minute since I have read that one. I am definitely going to have to go back and start from book one. I know Kitty states these can be read as stand alones but I think they should all be read before you read this one. I can't remember why Brian hated Lindsey and Shannon so much so I really wanted to throat punch him though out this book. I felt so sorry for Shannon, she was ...more
I thoroughly enjoyed Twisted Fates, BUT, I have a confession – Until this book, I had completely forgotten who Shannon was. Lindsey of course I remember, but when it came to Shannon…WHO? Oh yeah, I do vaguely remember her. Just in case you are like me and forgot what had previously happened, don’t worry because there are enough reminders to bring you up to speed. I felt like this whole non-series series was building up to this book. Warning: Be prepared to have this overwhelming urge to want to ...more
Cécile Smits
While i was hoping for Shannon to finally see her fate twisted into something good,i never dared hope it would twist into something this GOOD! Finally!
If anyone in the Pleasure House deserved it,it was Shannon and Kitty gave her everything and more!
Getting the ARC for this was such a treat! And all that for an honest review....

Lindsay,the House doctor,has been pussy-footing around Shannon for years.
Ever since Brian nearly killed her. Leaving her scarred,inside and out.
Shannon is so tired of “l
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Sep 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I read the previous books in this series when they were individually released and they were all fantastic! Brian has been my favorite character but all the characters are amazing in their own way. As usual Kitty did not disappoint in this she said we would all love Lindsay. Of course she was correct I do love his character, than again like so many others I never hated him. I think the house needed him just like it needed all the other characters. Each character brought their own thoughts and per ...more
5 deliciously dark stars!

This freaking book! I don't know where to start. What an absolute mind fuck. Seriously. One of the best Kitty Thomas books I've read and definitely one of the best in the Pleasure House series, second only to Pretty Lies.

First of all I really liked Shannon. She was brave and strong but not remotely bratty, the perfect sub essentially. I seriously admire Shannon and the journey she went through, I was throughly invested in her happy ending.

I loved Lindsay, which really
Cindi Russell
Sep 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was so good!! But I have whiplash from the way my emotions were played. I was smiling, happy and then had tears rolling down my cheeks. But don't let that comment stop you. The ending was all I could have hoped for and more. What a wonderful addition to the Pleasure House series. It was great to see the other characters showing up in the book. Also the couple from The Con Artist made an appearance, which also made my day, because I liked the point they seemed to be at in their relation ...more
Sep 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was twisted, nerve wracking, exciting and so hot and sexy
Sep 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another amazing addition to the Pleasure House world! I was super excited to finally read Lindsay and Shannon's love story and Ms. Thomas didn't disappoint. Those who are familiar with Pleasure House books met Lindsay and Shannon is previous installments. While we don't know much about Shannon aside from her tragic history in the House, Lindsay is a character who has had a fairly prominent role throughout most books. And his track record is far from pristine. But leave it to the author who made ...more
Sep 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I choked down Twisted Fates in less than 24 hours; what can I say, once I picked it up I just couldn't put it down. Admittedly, I had been quite desperate for a long time to see Shannon's story line resolved (so needless to say, when I got my hands on this book it was on!

Without giving a whole lot away, Shannon had obviously been living in a sort of limbo for a while, living with both the physical and mental scars inflicted upon her by Brian, before Lindsay, once again, steps in to save her. Thi
Sep 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I won't go into detail and to not give spoilers but this is What I can say. What an emotional ride, I absolutely love how Kitty Thomas writes such a discripted story to where you feel like your actually there standing in the shadows watching. I felt Shanon's pain so deeply that I cried for her. I read this book in one night and can't stop thinking about it.
Sep 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
OMG!! I absolutely loved this story of Shannon & Lindsay, and a big hello to Mr Damien Brand. Without spoilers, this is a story of new life for both main characters. Shannon had faded and couldn’t see a way forward or even trust any good that came her way. Lindsay realises what a disconnected idiot he has been where Shannon and both of their feeling are concerned. It’s beautiful to see how he builds a new world for them both and his forward planning is such a sweet thing to do.
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Sep 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Where to begin?!?! I absolutely LOVED THIS BOOK!!! Seriously, this book just became one of my top reads from this authour, for this year, and forever. Why? Because it has such depth of feelings, of insight into the how we human tick, and what makes us so different from other. Also, how we truly are such an adaptable species, and what we never thought possible, will change for us in a flash. A moment where we need to do what we have to, and make choices we never thought possible, highlighted Darw ...more
Sep 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Phenomenal addition to Ms Thomas' 'Pleasure House' series. This one focuses on Shannon, an emotionally, psychologically & physically scarred woman trapped in a limbo between being a 'pet' & a member of the Pleasure House staff; Lindsay, the Pleasure House psychiatrist & one of the 4 Masters that own Pleasure House; Damien, a close friend of Lindsay's.
But, other reviewers & the book description give a good idea of the plot basics, so my review focuses on how this story made me FEE
Anne Victoria ·curlingtoesbooktalk·
Kitty Thomas has opened up a whole new world for me. Please keep in mind that I haven't read the rest of the Pleasure House series but Guilty Pleasures. I haven't read Brian's story and although he's a huge part of the story in this book, Kitty Thomas managed to tell what need to be told in this book.

The heroine, Shannon, has experienced a very traumatic experience in her past and hasn't moved on at all. She somehow twistedly blame Lindsay for that one tragic moment and hated him ever since.

Charisse Lyn
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
"There is a very thin line between love and hate. If some part of you didn't love him, you wouldn't hate him so much."

TWISTED FATES closes the book on the main Pleasure House masters by bringing the scarred spa technician Shannon Foster to Dr. Lindsay Smith's feet. Lindsay initially brought Shannon to the house to be trained and sold, but an unfortunate run in with Brian, the sociopathic dungeon master, left Shannon damaged beyond salability. As a result, she has spent years working in the house
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“Because of the nature of the house, the choice was once and it was forever. Choose wisely…”

Eight years ago, Shannon Foster was given a choice…to be trained in submission and to be owned by a Master who would never discard her. But the choice, once made, could never be reversed…regardless of circumstances. When Shannon displeases the one trainer feared by all within the House, she pays a price that costs her in more ways than just the scars left on her body. No longer able to continue being brok
This is what "dark" is now synonymous with in these books: psychopathic men who nearly kill women or actually do kill women and suffer no consequences. Of course, they never kill the MFC -- perhaps because that would be...horrible? Or cause the book to end? I guess this is some readers' kink -- if it's yours, go for it. It isn't mine.

I would like to read a book in which "dark" is synonymous with the woman getting her revenge by enacting the same kind of treatment on the perpetrator. Now, that w
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
You’re going to love Lindsay; Shannon will break your heart and Damian will give you an appreciation for a certain type of intercourse even if it’s not your thing and if you’re anything like me you’ll want to plot a very painful death for Brian even if he sort of redeems himself towards the end.
Truth be told I am not the greatest book reviewer b/c I am stubborn in that I refuse to write a mini-book report and give plot spoilers but in my opinion hands down Twisted Fates is THE best work ever pr
Aղցela W.
This was a really good BDSM read that I loved. Shannon Foster's life changed when she met Dr. Lindsay Smith who is a kink friendly psychiatrist and he took her to the house. The house is a place where woman are trained and sold as sex slave they all agree to it. Shannon has been through a lot she was beaten and almost killed by the resident psychopath Brian when she first came to the house. Shannon blames the doctor for being her to the house and she hates him. After being here for 8 years Shann ...more
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW Twisted Fates by Kitty Thomas is HOT HOT HOT! This is a stand alone, but if you've read another of the of the Pleasure House books, you'll remember both Shannon and Lindsay. You also see several other characters here as they are important to this story. We also meet a new character Damian and oh Damian...

Shannon was close to death after being punished by Brian the house psychopath, but she was saved. It was decided she would not be able to be sold off with the damage he did to her, but she w
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have to admit, i went into this one, not really feeling that these characters would truly get together and be a true relationship. By the end of the first chapter, i was hooked. I have to admit Kitty pulled it out the bag with this book, because I could not see how Shannon and Lindsay would ever be a forever couple like the other members of the house. But this story has pulled me in, made me feel as we see what Shannon has gone through since that eventful day with Brian so long ago, we see a b ...more
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I went into this hating Lindsay, really hating him, but as time grew and the book progressed I grew not to hate him so much.. how endearing that is that Kitty can make your feelings shift so drastically for a person that you despised, honestly, she told me I'd like him in this book.. damnnit! I loved all of the additional characters in this book, it felt like so much had happened and not enough time had passed, the emotional journey that Shannon had to go on, heck, even Lindsay had to go on was ...more
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I saved this book for the weekend because I knew once I started it, I wouldn’t be able to put it down. I read this on a plane ride from Connecticut to Georgia. Twisted Fates captured me from the very first line until the last period. The emotions that I felt from this story was everything from happiness, to anger, to sadness, to giddiness, and let’s not forget the hot as sin sex that was mixed in. This is not your typical Kitty Thomas book. This is elevated Kitty. This is a must read. If you hav ...more
Stacy Baggett
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Kitty Thomas has perhaps topped even herself this time around. "Twisted Fates" is an emotionally raw story not for the faint of heart. Shannon and Lindsay have so much chemistry between them, but past trauma has kept them apart...until now. I physically hurt for Shannon as she battled her feelings. I wanted to hate Lindsay, based on his actions from past stories in the interlinked Pleasure House books, but I just couldn't. His obvious feelings for Shannon made me fall in love with him, which is ...more
Sep 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved every part of this book. So romantic in the most dark and deviant way!
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have hated Lyndsay since we first met him. Actually despised him kind of hated. I am torn as to my feelings about him right now. I still don't particularly care for him, but... I dunno. I think he didn't come off all that well at times. I don't think he made the best choices for Shannon.

I have always felt sorry for Shannon. She had such a terrible thing happen and then she got stuck for 8 years. I don't blame her for feeling the way that she does. I would totally feel the same way.

I really wa
Sep 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This an honest ARC review. I highly recommend this book to anyone who loves the dark romance world and power exchange. Kitty Thomas does not disappoint as she spins this magical web of pleasure and pain that are the lives of Lindsay and Shannon, and then Lindsay, Shannon and Damien. This book took me on an emotional ride that offered suspense, happiness, pleasure, heartbreak, pain, and fantasy. It was an emotional roller coaster from page 1, I had to stop about 65% percent in to calm down and re ...more
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If you've been following Thomas for as long as I have (over 8 years), then Twisted Fates is a much anticipated conclusion to the Pleasure House novels. While this is the fifth book set in the Pleasure House world, they can all act as stand-alones and can be read in any order. That being said, if you're just diving into this world, you will appreciate this book much more if you've read all of them, though it is not necessary. As a long time fan of Thomas, and having read all of her novels several ...more
M. Shane
Twisted Fate, Kitty Thomas’ latest novel, is a rich, lush story of a woman’s recovery from traumatic abuse, but not just her recovery. It is also the story of the recovery of the man she falls in love with, and how the two of them forge a new bond and relationship together. And in some additional spice to this mix, and this story twists and turns in some many delicious ways that the reader is kept edgy wondering if Shannon is going to be gifted with the life she’s always dreamt of, or if fate wi ...more
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