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Willing Victim

(Flynn and Laurel #1)

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  9,102 ratings  ·  1,071 reviews
The 2010 cult hit, remastered and re-released!

For the past couple years Laurel’s been coasting, hiding in the backseat while her life drifts off course. Then one summer afternoon a tall, built bruiser named Flynn strides in and steers her straight into an infatuation she never saw coming.

Flynn introduces Laurel to things she’s never imagined—to the violent but exciting rea
ebook, 1st, 281 pages
Published August 6th 2010 by Ellora's Cave
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Blacky *Romance Addict*
Mar 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Blacky *Romance Addict* by: Rach

What does this book have?

1. Underground fighter as hero

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2. Heroine with great personality

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3. It's full of yummy dirty talk

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5. The sex is uber, but seriously uber hot!

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Do I recommend this book to all erotica lovers?

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Re-read and buddy read with Rosalinda, Stella, Susanne, and Jen March 28, 2013. Review edited March, 29, 2013

“Sex is only dirty when it’s done right.”
- by Woody Allen

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Our heroine, Laurel White, sees a man abusing his girlfriend in the street when Michael Flynn comes to her rescue. He intimidates the mean boyfriend. Laurel is rather impressed by Flynn's deed and is running after him and offers him lunch. She is kind of outspoken and expresses an interest in him. There seems to be something abo
Sammy Loves Books
It's Official!!! I have kicked all other Fictional Lovers Out Of My Bed!!!
Flynn Fucks like a Demon Possessed!!! Has the Heart of an Angel and Talks So Dirrrty, I'm out of Panties!

Michael, aka, Flynn
“You can have this big hard cock anytime you want,” he promised, hips hammering fast. “Say my name.”

That's the only dirty talking sample you'll get from me...You must read Willing Victim to get more. And I promise you, there is Much More! Flynn may fuck like a demi god, but he's polite, honest, and
Giorgia ~ Reads
5 ⭐️

First off, cheers to everyone that recommended this one to me because it exceeded my expectations. I get the hype allright?! I totalllly get it.
I will start by saying that this is a novella and therefore it was short. I'm mentioning that because for such a short book, it achieved the feat of developing interesting three dimensional characters and a unique story. Considering all that, I'd say the 5 stars are deserved.

First thing that I noticed and adored about this : the sexual relationsh
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾

I like fighting, and I like fucking. I don't care much for thinking.

Oh sweet mother of orgasms! I had a very close and passionate relationship with my Kindle while reading this book

If you've already met Flynn, you'll know EXACTLY what I'm talking about.

And if you have yet to meet him?

The man is lethal to your ovaries. I'm not even slightly exaggerating here. The description of Flynn alone got me all hot and bothered
He looked both lean
Rosalinda *KRASNORADA*



Oh yeah, ladies, you were f@cking right, this book was VERY HOT!

Laurel is not your typical heroine. I mean, I was kinda shocked at the beginning because when she met Flynn, she was the one asking him out. Ok, ok, I know things have changed but NO WAY I’m asking a guy out. PERIOD.

”You asking me out?”
You’ll never see him again in your life if he turns you down. Just say yes.

So he tells her to meet him in a place she doesn’t know but she decides to
Jennifer Kyle
Jan 06, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

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Oh how I loved the book Badger by this author! I have pushed and pimped the book as much as a non-blogger can possibly do. That being said, I have been dabbling in the author’s other books simply for my Badger Love. I tried Hard Time which I totally recommend and I’m happy to report that this short, sexy read, is getting two thumbs up from me as well. For those of you who have this just sitting on your Kindles give it a go!

I was a bit hesitant about an older eroctica story
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
★★★★1/2! Quick and sexy novella with a memorable & commanding hero & a heroine in need of exploring the rougher side of sex.

“I’m a selfish prick, and I want to be the greatest f~ck of your life and ruin you for every man who comes after me. But I’m not a mind reader, so I need some help.”

This novella starts off as a story about rough sex and role play between two consenting adults who met by chance. But story grows into following the friendship that ensues and sweet budding romance.

Jan 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Oh my good god, what did I just read????

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Ok, so I've heard a lot of people have been put off reading this book due to the title and synopsis of the book, and in fact I myself was initially put off as I am highly sensitive to reading books where rape is a part of the story line. However a very good friend of mine assured me that this book would be good for me so let me start my review by saying to all of you who might grimace at what this book might infer, the key word here is 'willing'
Isabella. R
5 Fucked-Up Kind of Magical Stars ⭐

"It’s all about control, having it or giving it up. It’s really freeing, when it’s your thing."

Willing Victim is a fantastic erotic story, however it's the characters that elevate this book to greatness. Kink is not necessarily everybody's preference, but wrapped up in the parcel that is our hero Flynn, many will be converted. Even though he prefers and demands his sex rough, the man is glorious underneath the brutish persona.

"Listen, kiddo," he said.

"I’m a se
Mar 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
4 Hot Hot Hot Stars!

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When Laurel White and Michael Flynn meet, Laurel immediately feels this pull towards Flynn. There is something about this guy. Laurel does something she rarely ever does, she asks him out. He says he’s not her type. She doesn’t want to take no for an answer. Flynn invites Lauren to an underground club on a Saturday night, he thinks after she finds out more about him, she will change her mind. Laurel discovers a lot about Flynn that night... one thing is that he is an fig
Saint Monique
4 'Michael Flynn is my future husband' stars

I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I expected it to be awesome. I expected it to be scorching hot. I didn't except for it to make me feel kind of all warm and... in love??

He pressed his neck into her touch, spoke through a heavy sigh. “I like when you do that.”
“Do what?”
“You know…” His words faded to a mumble. “Fuss over me.”
“Take care of you?”
He nodded, just the briefest dip of his chin.

Flynn and Laurel were both great characters. An
Aug 12, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: EVERYBODY

Michelle, the Bookshelf Stalker  Queen of the Undead
May 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Michelle, the Bookshelf Stalker by: Regina
Made our badass hidden gem..

OMG. I'm annoyed. You have an author that can clearly write, characters that are terrific, and you put the story in a short story? So. Unfair.

Seriously, I loved the characters (ok, how can you not adore Flynn) and I loved the story and I want more. Get rid of the title, the cover, and add about 200 pages because the writing and the story deserve a lot more page time.

This is a 5 star story stuck in a 3 star package.
Bella -
“It is. Fighting and sex. Only drugs I need.”
“Maybe I need to find that thing. That thing that shuts my brain up.”


“I’d feel like the weird, disapproving prude in the corner.”

At first, I also thought I would feel this way, but It wasn’t like that at all; I felt the opposite, I was there to get the experience fully, and I completely enjoyed it.

It is interesting, though. If I had read this book maybe years ago, I wouldn’t have felt this way because I was a bit cons
Mirjana **DTR - Down to Read**

***4.5 Stars***


Why the hell have I been waiting to read this book for so long?!?!?! Why have I been denying myself the glorious sexiness that is Flynn??

This was a fantastic novella about two people with particular sexual cravings. Two people who like it rough and dirty and raw. Two people who find an easy connection outside of their passionate sexual chemistry.

Flynn and Laurel were explosive together, and I seriously wondered how my kindle didn't spontaneous
⊱✿⊰ Alicia ⊱✿⊰
4.5 Sub Shop Girl Stars

That was one hot read.

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Thanks Lily for the awesome recommendation ;)

I liked that when Laurel and Flynn first met, Flynn turned Laurel down when she asked him out. It peeked my interest as it's not something that usually happens. So there is definitely no insta love in this one.

The first scene that Laurel was just watching was done really well. I will say though that if you are not a fan of OW/OM, cheating or role play rape this book is not for you.

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You could feel th
Melanie A. *mostly on hiatus*
4.5 STARS!
Tonight he was hers. Tomorrow could go fuck itself.
WOW! This was SCORCHING hot! Kudos to the author for pulling this off. Flynn is one of the BEST heroes I've ever read!

However . . .

Warning: this book is not for everyone. (view spoiler)
"Sounds sordid."

"It is, actually, and that's exactly how I want things to be right now."
I will admit that I was VERY close to DNF'ing multiple times in the first couple of chapters
Vika aka ♔ of GIF & Grumpy Smut-ateer *P/T Freebie Fairy

º¤º¤º 4 Solid Stars º¤º¤º

"Fall in love with me." Horror slapped her hand in the face as the words tumbled out of her subconsciousness in the air between them.
"I will," he said, still panting, still lost in the fucking.
"I didn't' mean that."
He laughed, sounding exasperated. "Fine. But you keep treating me the way you have been, and I will. Whether you like it or not." He groaned. "But I won't say it in the middle of getting my brains fucked out, so relax."

My Flynn
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well.... well, well, well....

hmmmmm.... mmmmmmmmm........




I loved Laurel too. She was amazing but....

here comes the




sorry but not my thing watching a guy I want to fu@k...fu@king some other wo
Carla Bulian
Mar 21, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed a lot this story, it was so raw and beautiful!
Great book!
Sep 21, 2010 rated it really liked it
I bought this book for two reasons:

1. It's set in Boston and written by a local.
2. The characters act out rape fantasies.

It met my expectations completely on both accounts. Boston was a living, breathing character and the rape scenes were deliciously dark and satisfying.

Laurel White is nearly thirty but she's spinning her wheels working as a waitress at a tourist trap. She hasn't been able to make a relationship work long-term and she's stuck living with two roommates in a small apartment in the
4* kinky fuckery STARS!!

Honestly I never read this author before and it was because a reviewer said she feel some similarity when read Asking for It by Lilah Pace. I liked this kind of theme. Unusual and taboo. I read the remastered edition but I didn't feel any difference from the previous.

Laurel didn't feel intimidate with Flynn since their first met. Her curiosity has been paid with how intense he is. Flynn offered her something raw and dark, not for the weak. Let alone both of them are stra
Oct 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Well, it’s sad that my departure had to be so soon but it is what it is. Feel free to visit me. You’ll find me resting here:

But hey, I can't complain. I asked for some smuttasticness and Cara McKenna delivered.

“Let’s quit our jobs and fuck all day.”

Hell, where's my pen, sounds good to me!

Laurel White has been letting her life go by, not leaving her mark and just coasting. But then Michael Flynn bursts right into her vanilla bubble and spices up her life. In and out of the bedroom. Especia
Briar's Reviews
Willing Victim by Cara McKenna is MEGA HOT. Insanely hot. I'm not normally into that sort of romance, but my goodness.

My full review will be in A Love Thing anthology, but I wanted to leave a small review and rating for this book as well. Because, OMG it was mega hot and incredible. I 100% need to read more by Cara McKenna and now I want to read this series.

This book is full of boxing, rough romance and intense scenes. Cara has written some really hot scenes in this book that make it rated R fo
Nenia ✨ I yeet my books back and forth ✨ Campbell

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I told myself I wasn't going to buy any more ebooks until I cleared out my Kindle, but then I saw one of my friends' reviews for this book pop up in my feed, and realized it was a whole dollar cheaper than the last time I looked at it, and it was remastered and expanded.

Well, much for any pretense of fragile self-control.

To be fair, WILLING VICTIM has been on my to-read list for a while. I've had half a dozen people recommend
Kim Bailey
Oct 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
I just finished reading this book for the THIRD time! <3
It's been remastered - some details have changed slightly & the ending has been lengthened (halleluja!) ... I couldn't have asked for any more!

4 Sinfully Delicious Stars

Can you say HOT ?

This book is probably not for everyone. There is a warning in the front of the book - it should be taken seriously.
I was not one of those people ... this was so far up my alley o_O
Laurel and Flynn are totally hot together. The sex is incredibly in
Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ bookwormthoughts
Oct 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ by: Irene Oust

“None of the normal dating rules apply to this.”

Amazon US * Amazon US <-- Currently #99c (Check before purchase)

Laurel & Flynn’s story is provocative, sensual and highly erotic read with a story arc that pushes boundaries and is crafted with a dose of perfection and layers that, when peeled away, reveal a depth I had not expected. It’s a story that over the years many reading friends have told me to read and now I understand why. I could kick myself for not venturing into the world of Laurel an
I wasn’t quite sure how this was going to fair with me when I first started it, but I have to say it wasn’t as harsh as I expected it to be. Although some of the sex scenes are a bit “gruff”, I would not consider them to be brutal in any respect. I’ve read much worse where the characters are more demanding of one another. The title and the book description are far worse than the reality of the book itself.

I adored Flynn, he was like a giant marshmallow with an edge, and that edge only reared it
Oct 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 Defying Society, Straight Forward, Sexually Satisfying Stars
* * * * * Spoiler Free
I saw Willing Victim mentioned in another reader's review.
Because I had no knowledge of this book, I read the blurb, reviews and decided to experience it for myself. As you can see from the 5 stars given, I am glad that I did.

The set up for this book at first glance is deceivingly simple:

We meet Laurel, a gal living life in flux. She’s from Providence, studied to be an engineer yet is working as a waitress in B
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Since she began writing in 2008, Cara McKenna has published nearly forty romances and erotic novels with a variety of publishers, sometimes under the pen names Meg Maguire and C.M. McKenna. Her stories have been acclaimed for their smart, modern voice and defiance of convention. She was a 2015 RITA Award finalist, a 2014 RT Reviewers’ Choice Award winner, a 2012 and 2011 RT Reviewers’ Choice Award ...more

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“Let's quit our jobs and fuck all day."
"Works for me. Think somebody will subsidize that? Maybe we could apply for some kind of research grant," she said.”
“Listen, kiddo,” he said. “I’m a selfish prick, and I want to be the greatest fuck of your life and ruin you for every man who comes after me. But I’m not a mind reader, so I need some help. Otherwise I could end up as the douchebag who’s got shitty taste in wine and totally traumatized you when you were thirty.” 31 likes
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