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Taunt Me

(Dark Odyssey #2)

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She was always mine … whether she wanted to be or not

Ten years ago I allowed another man to take her to pay her father’s debt.
Fighting for her would have started a blood war.

Now she’s back in my life and brings more than I bargained for.
She comes to me scared, helpless, and begging for my help.
Her enemies want to take her again.
Blackmail her and hold her captive.
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Kindle Edition, 343 pages
Published February 5th 2020 by Bliss Romance Publishing
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Sandy S
Mar 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars--TAUNT ME is the second instalment in Faith Summers (Khardine Gray) contemporary, adult Dark Billionaire Mafia Romance/Dark Odyssey erotic, mafia, romance series focusing on the Giordano brothers who own and operate the exclusive Dark Odyssey Sex Club. This is thirty-eight year old Gabriel Giordano, and twenty-eight year old Charlotte Revello’s story line. TAUNT ME can be read as a stand alone without any difficulty. Any important information from the previous instalments is revealed ...more
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I am so in love with this series. Taunt Me is the second story in the Dark Odyssey series and these books keep getting darker and sexier. Taunt Me is a hard read at times due to the graphic and troubling themes that Faith walks us through. But that is what makes it such a good book also.

Charlotte is a young girl when this book starts out. She is in love and just starting her life with Gabe when she is kidnapped from her family. Ten years have gone by where she is used and abused by horrible men.
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Merry Jelks-Emmanuel
Feb 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gabe and Charlotte will draw you into this story from first page. They were destined to be together they even shared the same birth date. When Charlotte's fathers business goes bust, it sets into motion a destruction that will change her family structure forever. In order to save the rest of her family she had to marry De Lucca who never treated women well. Now she is free and looking for protection from her first love Gabe. Their reconnection was suppose to be a way for him to free himself of h ...more
BP34
Feb 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
If you like mafia romances, you'll enjoy this book. It's the second book in the Dark Odyssey Series but is a standalone. Dark romance at it 's best. This book is steamy and guaranteed to set your Kindle on fire. Grab a comfortable chair and a cool drink because you'll need it. Once I started reading it was hard to put down. Dark, delicious and over the top. The book is full of suspense, danger and lots of drama. So many twists my head was spinning. A great read. "I received the ARC from Bad Boy ...more
T.M.  Pigatt
Jul 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Good

I wasn't to sure about this book at first but I'm glad I have it good read. It kept my attention all the way through
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Judy
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
In the 2nd story of the Dark Odyssey Series we have Gabe and Charlotte’s story. Twelve years ago Gabe does some work for Charlotte’s dad and ends up having a secret relationship with her and the night after Charlotte turns 18 they spend one beautiful night together and have planned what the future holds for them. The next day all heck breaks lose at Charlotte’s house and she loses her 2 brothers and grandmother to a ruthless man, Antonio as her father lost the money invested by some corrupted ma ...more
Diane
Feb 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: ADDICTING SERIES A MUST HAVE FOR SURE!!!!
I voluntarily reviewed a copy of "TAUNT ME" OMG!!!!! What a dark intense drama, suspense, intrigue, angst, abuse, killing, twists that you never saw coming.
Charlotte Revello's life has changed so much since her father's business fell apart and Antonio De Lucca came to take his vengeance out her father killing her two brothers and grandmother right infront of her then taking her as payment.
Gabriel Giordano has been floundering since Charlotte was taken from him 10yrs ago his family is worried abo
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Shirley
Aug 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
ok not sure How I really feel about this story,.. I liked it... but it definitely should say it has triggers if it did not already say something like that.. not for me I am not usually bothered by much ..but there are those who are.. having said that ...
This is Gabe and Charlottes story and at 18 she is stolen,.. pretty much away after the night she gives away her gift of virginity to the man she has chosen to love forever .. what follows is death,mayhem and heartache for families and Gabe and s
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Karen
Feb 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Ms. Summer writes some very hot and sexy scenes in The Dark Odyssey books. I loved Tease Me, Nick’s story, and Taunt Me did not disappoint. Gabe’s story was just as hot, suspenseful, and dangerous as Tease Me.

Gabe lost his true love ten years ago. She was taken from him and he couldn’t do anything about it. In his world it was too dangerous for him to go after her since his entire family and any friends of the family were threatened if he went after Charlotte.

Charlotte is destined to live
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Maloma
Apr 22, 2020 rated it really liked it

There are some dark themes going on here rating from rape all the way to cannibalism. Charlotte and Gabe had their immediate future planned out after one night of bliss. Unbeknownst to anyone life was about to be destroyed on a scale of earthquake proportions. Taken by a mobster that can destroy Gabe’s family even if they retaliated in an effort to save her, Charlotte had to endure ten years of abuse on all levels before returning home. It’s not a free pass though as the maniac that killed her h
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Jennifer Pierson
Apr 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Normally I don't always love the 2nd book more than the first when it's different couples, but I really believe that Taunt Me surpassed Tease Me, and please understand that I'm not saying that I didn't absolute LOVE Tease Me. Anyway, I guess it's because this story had way more suspense going on with a big danger kicker, not to mention the second chance at love situation going between Gabriel Giordano & Charlotte Revello. See, they were in love, like that forever love, when her father's business ...more
Reya Reychelle
Oct 09, 2020 rated it liked it
Tease me review-
It was alright, but there were way too many side characters who were never introduced & therefore really hard to keep track of. I kept having to go back & look up all the different names. I understand that the author was probably laying the foundation for later books, but I found it too confusing. Especially since, even though the characters were mentioned, they weren’t given with any kind of explanation. Like Vanessa, the book explained that she might have been Nick’s first love
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Kelly DeMarco
Feb 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Everlasting love ignites the eternal light of hope through the heart-aching darkness of despair
Wow! Taunt Me: A Dark Billionaire Mafia Romance (Dark Odyssey Book 2) by Faith Summers (Khardine Gray) is truly an edge of your seat, hold your breath, heart in your throat, taunt with the dreaded anticipation of something dark and dangerous lurking just around the corner. Always.
This book has all the feels for the characters. My heart was so heavy for them both, but Charlotte’s perseverance and resili
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Country Girl
Feb 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Reva Parks
Feb 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
Gabriel has loved Charlotte since she was sixteen but he's ten years older. They have the same birthday and on the day she turned 18 she gave her virginity to him. However, when she snuck home, she witnessed the killing of both her big brothers and was kidnapped and taken off to Italy where she lived with her husband as he sold her as a prostitute. Poor Gabriel was forced to accept as the man who took her paid her family a visit and killed all the family's staff, threatening to kill all of his f ...more
Beyond The Covers Blog
Mar 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romaine
After ten years Gabe still carries the weight of guilt on his shoulders after losing his soulmate. He buries himself in his club Dark Odyssey, women and booze. Until one night when a ghost of his past appears in his club.


After ten years of abuse from her cruel and ruthless husband and his friends Charlotte is now free to return home. She must keep quiet as to who killed her husband.


Tobias is one sick psychopath. He's into games when it comes to people's lives before he kills them and sometimes h
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Heather  The Hatters
Apr 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
Wow this book is darker than the last, and Gabe and Charlotte are our main characters in this one. Gabe is just s dark and delicious as Nick is. Charlotte our beautiful heroine well this tough cookie has been through the wringer. When things go a rye with her father's business her life is irrevocably changed. There are things that are set into motion that could ruin lives. With the things that are set into motion Gabe maybe kinda loses who he truly is for a bit. He knows who his heart belongs to ...more
Toya Rodriques
Aug 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
A must read

I really enjoyed Charlotte and Gabriel’s story. As the second book in the series was really nice to see how Nick and Mia relationship progresses. Gabe was one of the sexiest alpha males I’ve read in a while and the love he had for Charlotte was intense and captivate. Charlotte was traumatic experience is one of those situations that can really make you hurt for her and I totally understood her fear and reluctance when she returned home to her old life. The story was well written and f
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Cassie
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Gladys
Feb 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was a terrific read and I am just loving this series. I thought Charlotte and Gabriel's story was intense, dark, twisted, poignant, tragic, steamy and suspenseful. My heart really hurt for these two as their love story, that starts out so sweet and beautiful takes a horrifying, violent and heartbreaking turn. This romance just consumed me. Be warned; your emotions will be put through a wringer and your nerves will be stretched to the breaking point as this couple gets another shot at a HEA. ...more
Jennifer
Feb 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Ms. Faith Summers has a new and completely compelling Series on her hands with The Dark Odyssey releases.

Taunt Me centers around Gabriel and his "Godess", Charlotte. There is dramatic romance and absolutely everything to love. If ever there was a romance that will keep you hooked on every word, where you actually feel the emotions... I implore you to give Ms. Summers a chance.

I was beyond fortunate to have requested an advanced reader's copy of Taunt Me in exchange for my honest and voluntaril
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Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
OMG this is the second book in the Dark Odyssey series and HOLY HELL this was just as amazing as the first book. In this one we get to see Gabriel and Charlotte's story and holy hell what a story it is.

Gabriel meets Charlotte and wants her as his own but she can't be his because she is being sent to Italy to pay her fathers debt off. Fast forward ten years and Charlotte shows up at his door step begging for help and he is more than happy to help her out. Only he doesn't know that he is about to
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Gloria Garcia
Feb 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I just loved reading this, dark and on the edge of your seat, story about Gabriel Giordano, co-owner of the Dark Odyssey and Charolotte Revello, his stolen goddess. It’s full of drama, haunting details, heartbreaking, suspenseful, hot sexy scenes and the hard earned happy ever after. Faith does a fantastic job getting the story out and I can’t wait to read what shenanigans Salvatore gets up to with Mimi. Kudos to Ms Summers on a great read!!
I have voluntarily read and reviewed this ARC for my un
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Colleen
Feb 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book was a good read. I absolutely love Gabe and his brothers. Character of Charlotte was ok my issue with Charlotte character is if you were taken and indured 10 years of abuse and rape repeatedly you wouldn't go back to your first love and see how he's doing and then go and have sex with him over and over like she did after everything she went through you would be traumatized and need to be by yourself and find yourself again just saying. The chemistry between gabe and Charlotte are off t ...more
Maria11
Feb 17, 2020 rated it liked it
3 to 3.5

Sex and mafia good combination. I would have given more, but I just felt that Charlotte’s 10 year‘s of trauma was glossed over. How do you just recover in a blink of an eye. No PTSD nothing. You would think after 10 years there would be some lasting effects. Not a thing and she just jumps into a sexual relationship with no problems. The relationship on top of everything isn’t vanilla to say the least.

The mafia stuff was good and the villains were evil. I will read the next.
Jennifer
Feb 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I received the ARC from Bad Boy Update. So dark and sexy...I loved Gabe's story. Gabe lost his true love, Charlotte 10 years ago. Charlotte lived through her own hell and now vows to leave that life and start new. She thinks a quick goodbye to Gabe will be enough, until she lays eyes on him. All their chemistry and passion is still there, but with the danger that surrounds them will they ever be able to truly be together? This is packed with intrigue, danger, drama and sooo much passion...loved ...more
Kathleen
Apr 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Salvatore and Mimi have been friends forever. He wants more and so does she but she has things in the past that he may not like.
This story has two story lines. The mafia and the love story. They intertwine.
Mimi and Salvatore have danced around their feelings forever but they can no longer deny it and are finally admitting it and acting on it. I really like this couple. Their relationship is sweet.
The family drama is intense. Secrets are revealed. Tragedy happens.
This one will keep your attention
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Sassy Southern
Apr 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was the second book and was the story of Gabriel and Charlotte. This one was heartbreaking in the beginning. Gabe and Charlotte were going to be together forever but thanks to a bad deals and death the head of one of the mafia families kills some of Charlotte's family and takes her as payment. Turning her I to a prostitute for 10 years she finally gets her freedom at the hands of another monster. I really enjoyed this story as well it's a great series and it's a plot I haven't read before s ...more
Sylvie Rochon
Jun 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Lost love returns!

This story was gut wrenching! So good. This is book 2 and though it is can be read as a standalone, you would benefit in reading book 1, cause you get Gabe's sad back story. In this book, Gabe, co-owner of the dark Odysee Club and part of the Giordano Clan, he tries to get over losing Charlotte, ten years ago. He is unraveling and things have to change. Meanwhile Charlotte is living a nightmare. These two are meant to be together but life is cruel. This is a very steamy, dark
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Natania
Jul 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book but....

I really enjoyed this book and plan to read the complete series. However, I found it extremely disturbing and problematic that the heroine’s ordeal of what she went through when she was in captivity isn’t realistically addressed. It feels as though it was glossed over. Charlotte lived a traumatic life for 10 years!!! Once Gabe found out, I hoped for more intimacy rather than just passionate sex (f*cking). I would have like to have read more tenderness ( but that’s just
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