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Torment

(B.A.D. Inc. #1)

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Ruthless.
Arrogant.
Dangerous.
Sexy as sin.

Deacon King is the devil and Im unknowingly about to be his latest dance partner.

Im captivated the second he arrives to do my interview. Hes the dangerous kind of sexy that women should run from. Little do I know, the simple promotional spread for the new reality show Im starring in is about to become the beginning of a living
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Published March 20th 2020
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D.M.
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Tracy Lorraine and Angel Devlin are blowing up my readers list with hit after hit. I absolutely loved this book. Torment is dirty, toxic and addictive. Every page has me glued to the story like a crazed fan.

Deacon King is the stuff of wet dreams. Hes rich, successful and a complete ass****. When he wants something he gets it. His celebrity magazine B.A.D is in the running for best mens read. He literally cant do no wrong. That is until Mia.

Mia is a good girl. Rich, loving family and dreams of
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All Booked Out
Mar 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
3.5 ⭐

I have mixed feelings for this book. It was engaging and I was eager to find out how everything was going to work out, but unfortunately some aspects were lacking. The storyline has great potential, but I felt it was built up to be this huge revenge plot, only to be let down severely when the plan was revealed and hurt the unintended person.

Ugh Deacon, he has a bit of an antihero vibe going but unfortunately it completely missed the mark for me by the demeaning we he treats women.
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Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Rate: 4.5/ 5 stars

Torment was a complete hit for me! I was absolutely immersed in this new world of english royalty and assholes seeking revenge. Deacon was very dreamy, super steamy and although I was pissed at him for the incredibly insane plan he had to get his revenge on a certain someone, I was completely enamored with this bad boy. I loved watching him second guess his moves every second of the way.

Mia was a money princess who wanted more out of her life but got suckered into all the
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Athena
Mar 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 STARS

Full review to come
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Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)




When Deacon King interviews Park Lane Princess, Mia Hamilton, he has no way of knowing how important she will become to him, in more ways than one.

Mia is trying to find a way to become more than just some spoiled princess living off her parents' money. When Deacon interviews her, she's trying hard not to let herself be impressed with this arrogant, commanding man. She knows better than to give into his charm, but sometimes the body just cannot help itself. If only she had known how ensnared
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Erin Lewis
Mar 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
4 Star Review of Torment (B.A.D. Inc #1)  by Angel Devlin & Tracy Lorraine
 
Having read a few books by this writing duo, I was excited to learn about B.A.D. Inc and jumped at the chance to read and review Torment, book one in their new series

Deacon King is so smoking hot and so alpha it almost hurts. There were times that I loved him and times when I hated him, in fact I wasnt sure which side would win out but ultimately I fell for him hook, line and sinker. Mia, initially comes off as a
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Crystal Wilke
Mar 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Well damn, Torment was not what I was expecting. But I was captivated by Tracy and Angel's words. It was dark, intense, steamy, mysterious and the characters are loveable. The story line blew my mind! I can't wait to read RIDE and hopefully see more of Deacon & Mia.
Carmel Breffit
Mar 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wowsers, bad boy must read absolutely grabs you from the start and makes your emotions go wild. #DeaconKingisBAD and takes you on an amazing journey. If you have never experienced these authors all I'm going to say is where have you been hiding? Absolutely breathtaking and I tell you, you will become addicted.
Kim Sutton
Mar 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Deacon King is the biggest alpha a-hole I have ever met and I loved him! I think people are going to love to hate this man, I know I did.

We had a sneak peek of Deacon King in the last Daddy book by Angel and Tracy and I couldnt wait to read more of him after that. Hes dark and arrogant and he doesnt give a damn about anyone. Then he meets Mia!

I couldnt put this book down so many things left me speechless, and I cannot wait to meet the other men of B.A.D. inc!


Five stars from me! I need more!
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thehotmesslibrary
Mar 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Torment by Tracy Lorraine & Angel Devlin is the first book in the (B A.D. Inc) series. It looks at the characters Deacon and Mia. Mia is a Park Lane princess, a young woman who has a lot of money but wants to establish herself away from her late fathers money, to do that she has to take part in a reality show and get through an interview with Deacon King, part owner of B.A.D Inc. and the person who is left in charge of interviewing Mia. Deacon is a certifiable fraud, in the fact that he ...more
Victoria Weston
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book that I've read by these author and oh my, what a book. I though it was written great. Reading this book holds your attention and keeps you wanting more. I'm so glad to have discovered more new authors that know how to make the world and characters feel so real that you feel everything.
Torment ( B.A.D. Inc. #1)

Deacon is the badist guy with capital B.A.D. He is very hot, sexy steamy sort of guy and he is totally rich with a big ego to go along with it. He's one of those men
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hooked_on_books
Mar 20, 2020 rated it liked it
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★★★𝐑𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰 ★★★
(𝑨𝑹𝑪 𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒍𝒚 𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒗𝒊𝒅𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝒆𝒙𝒄𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒆 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒂𝒏 𝒉𝒐𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝒓𝒆𝒗𝒊𝒆𝒘 )
𝙍𝘼𝙏𝙄𝙉𝙂 : ⭐⭐⭐
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This was my first read by Tracy Lorraine and Angel Devlin. Was I blown away? Unfortunately, no.
When I started reading this book I was kinda excited. It was obvious that Deacon was a total douchebag, and I love douchebags. But I couldn't connect with the characters. It just felt off. I thought of not finishing the book but kinda felt bad, so I decided to give it a shot.
Deacon was an asshole who had this
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Ann (Literary Lust)
Mar 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this story. From the very first chapter I was hooked and I flew through reading this book, being unable to put it down.

Deacon King. You really need to meet this guy. Hes sexy, successful and has a reputation that would have mothers everywhere warning their daughters to stay away from him. When he wants something, he gets it and nothing will stand in his way. His reputation is well known but that doesnt stop the women falling at his feet or down on their knees... and I totally
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Amanda Davanzati
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I was lucky enough to get an Arc of this book for a bookstagram tour, and let me just I am so GLAD I did!! Tracy Lorraine and Angel Devlin killed it with this book! Torment was hot, steamy, addicting, and dark.

Deacon is the bad boy that you dream about. He is the guy you know you should stay clear of instead of developing feelings for. Deacon is the typical rich asshole who takes what he wants and he always gets what he wants. This time things have changed and to get what he wants might become
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NativeHippiesBookObsession
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Because you feel it. The push and pull between us, and so theres no point really in protesting. Were inevitable.

Dive into the world of the riches and fame. Where lifes are fabricated and the pain is real, where the drama is juicy and gives you a thrill. This whole book was a literature orgasm. Filthy, intensive, and erotic.
These characters really had to grow on me. And they did like vines taking over an abandoned building. Slowly, but the outcome was beautiful.
Torment was the perfect name for
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Brenda Moser
Mar 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great start to a new series. The author once again brings strong characters and an interesting story line. I was glued to the pages with all the twists and turns as well as the hot and steamy romance. She does a fantastic job bringing the story to life with her vividly painted scenes along with the cast of supporting characters who help to bring the story around. Told in the dual POV shows both Mia and Deacon's thoughts and emotions which I enjoy. It's well written, moves at a steady pace and I ...more
Nicki - The Overflowing Bookcase
Wow - if there was ever a book that lived up to it's name it is this book. Torment will keep the readers felling tormented on so many levels. The pull and pull of the cocky and self absorbed alpha-male Deacon to the good girl who seems to be so misunderstood Mia. From the moment they meet each other the rich and powerful Deacon decides Mia is his next mark and he will do anything to build her up and then destroy her. But when revenge leaves a bitter taste in his mouth will hope prevail? Can you ...more
booklover
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
When Angel & Tracy write together you know the story is going to be full on!
It's full of downright dirty sex as well as downright dirty tactics from Deacon King who openly admits to being a fully fledged member of the AA club aka ALPHA ASSHOLE Club, while Mia is sweet, innocent, naive and at times a total princess!
What follows is a story that could easily be based on a reality tv series, if they had dark, twisted and characters that knew no limits when it comes to getting what they want.
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Sherlock Hughes
This was the first book I read by Angel Devlin and Tracy Lorraine as a author pair but I have to say, they are a match made in heaven... assuming your heaven includes hot alpha males! I hard read a good number of Tracey Lorraine books after I fell in love with one of her books last year and she's become one of my favorite authors! Her stories always suck the reader in on page one and doesn't release them until the book is over, Torment was no exception!

I'm low key obsessed with the characters in
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Ellen Mills
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OMG!! This book is amazing I just couldn't bear to put it down. Although Mia was a spoilt rich girl you couldn't help but like her her friend Karla I didn't like to begin with though. Along comes bad boy hot Deacon who had me swooning until he turned cold on Mia in her apartment but then when he started with the Flirty but possessive texts I was hooked even more but once I realised what he was doing I was getting myself all worked up. I couldn't believe what he was going to do to her I know he ...more
Laura Holland
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
HOLY BEJEBUS! I can't even... just WOW. Round of applause for these two authors!

You looking for a bad boy alpha with huge a***hole tendencies then you've hit the mother load with Deacon #kingofbadboyalphas I cannot not emphasize how much I hate to love this man. He is cold, calculating, deceitful, full of revenge, and unleashing it all through the wrong person and like any typical alpha male he doesn't realise until the damage is whole heartedly done, shattered into a million pieces.
He does
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Michelle
Mar 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. I LOVED how much of an alphahole Deacon is. I know that is all sorts of wrong in real life, but I love to read it and I wont apologize. Hes written very well and I enjoyed every moment in his head. Heres one of my many reading highlights:

She continues pulling pink fluff from her bag and stuffing it into her mouth, temptingly licking her lips every few minutes. I know from her sly glances that shes doing it on purpose. It amuses me that she thinks shes playing me right now.
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Jessie (A Bibliophile’s Desire)
Holy revenge ride. Deacon and Mia bring chemistry to a whole new level! This was my first read by both Tracy Lorraine and Angel Devlin, needless to say I will be devouring everything from both of them from now on.

What I thought was going to be a dirty kinky, delight that would just be a hot read turned into a full on emotional hostage situation. Once I opened this book I didnt put it down, its the perfect collision of characters with a filthy asshole alpha challenged by a sassy socialite with
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Darkreads
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars
This was my first book by these two authors and the blurb had me very excited to dig in. I have to say that, for me, the book was off for a bit of a rocky start as I had a hard time liking any of the characters. Deacon seemed like an obnoxious alpha-hole with zero redeeming qualities or respect for women and Mia appeared to be fast on her way to that regrettable category of heroines who are too vapid and too much of a pushover to be interesting. However, I'm so glad that I stuck with
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Nathathida Atirekasâra
Mar 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
If you love reading an intense forbidden stepbrothers and stepsisters romance, you have to read this book. The book starts with a BANG. Deacon is super alpha ar**hole I have ever read and he is not one of good guys for sure. Mia is a bit naive for my test and she falls for Deacon easily. The story is intrigued because they (the authors) wrote it so good. But I found that after Deacon revealed the secret, the story is a bit boring. Don't get me wrong. I like that finally Mia becomes stronger but ...more
Patricia
Mar 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
When Deacon King interviews Park Lane Princess, Mia Hamilton sparks fly. His alpha hole rubs her the wrong way but the intense attraction can't be denied,. Mia repeated gives in to his possessiveness and arrogant charm despite knowing better. The chemistry and interactions they have with each other are explosive. Deacon's nefarious intentions/plans for Mia end up hurting the both deeply. Will they both be able to get past his transgressions against her, or move on from each other. You'll have to ...more
Marianela Aybar (Mari Loves Books Blog)
Whoa! I dont even know what to say. I was hooked from the beginning of this. I was intrigued about Deacon from Hot Daddy Package and reading his story, all I kept thinking was, ruthless. He didnt care who he hurt in the process of getting what he wanted. I love that he had a run for his money with Mia but their journey is filled with bullying, hurt, revenge, lies, guilt, and passion. The story flowed so well, I didnt notice I was almost done until I got to the last chapter. Im only slightly ...more
Charity Esparza
Mar 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
OMG, what a book. This book is a little darker than I normally like, but it sucked me in and I was hooked before I knew it. It is all kinds of twisty angst, with some beautiful emotional growth. There are rock-solid friendships, dysfunctional families, hidden connections, and amazingly steamy scenes. Deacon is an OTT alpha like few other, charismatic and cold and determined. At first glance Mia appears superficial with her social media it-girl presence, but she has fire and smarts and hidden ...more
book.addict.nb
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love this book! Deacon is an asshole that you cant help to fall in love with ❤🔥. He is all kinds of cruel and calculating but in the end you can not help but fall in love with him! Mia seems like a diva and only cares about herself and her new reality tv show. But the more time Deacon and Mia spend together the more he realizes that there is more then meets the eye. I absolutely loved reading this book and couldnt put it down. I can not wait to read the next book in this series! ❤❤
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Nicole Ortiz
Mar 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
4.5*

Wow. This story is full of lies, deception, manipulation and steam. Deacon is a sexy, playboy a-hole alpha who is one of the founding members of B.A.D. He will do whatever to get what he wants and doesn't care about the consequences. Mia is a beautiful woman known as one of the Park Lane Princesses and everyone thinks is a rich snob but there is more to her. Deacon wants her and what is suppose to be a one and done turns to more when he realizes he could use her to take down his #1 enemy.
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Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author. Tracy has just turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up and hasnt looked back since. ...more

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