After battling through hell, I brought my esclave back from the brink of ruin. I sacrificed everything—my heart, my mind, my very desires to bring her back to life. And for a while, I thought it broke me, that I’d never be the same. But slowly the beast is growing bolder, and it’s finally time to show Tess how beautiful the dark can be.”
Q gave everything to bring Tess back. In return, he expects nothing less. Tess may have leashed and tamed him, but he’s still a monster inside.
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Q cleared his throat but didn’t move to touch me. I couldn’t read him. All I saw was a closed off man, trembling with energy.
Then he dropped to his knees.
The material of his trousers slapped against the shallow water and I gasped as Q took my hand, looking up at me with glassy eyes.
I’d never seen a man so proud, so strong and fierce be so shattered and humbled.
His melodic french accent sent a thrill though me as he murmured, “I won’t be able to express how much I care for you. You gave me the greatest gift a man could ever want.” He pressed a kiss to the back of my hand before swallowing hard.
“I never knew I was lonely. I never knew I smothered my pain and the need for connection beneath my work. I live with needs and urges that to this day I still don’t understand. I don’t know why I’m the way I am. I don’t know why I have such turmoil deep inside. But the day you, slave fifty-eight, entered my world, I started to question just how much my life lacked.
“I found myself wanting to break and mold you. Both wanting to adore you and kill you. I wanted so many things and never felt worthy.
“I tried to be someone I’m not. I tried to deny the part of me that wants your heart and body and soul, but you taught me something that I’m only just beginning to understand.
“You accept me for me. Darkness and all. Sin and everything.
“I couldn’t be more in love with you if I had two hearts instead of one. My life is your life. My soul yours for eternity. I know we shall never be apart, Tess. Even when this life is over, I will always know you. I will always find my esclave.”
About the Author
Pepper Winters wears many roles. Some of them include writer, reader, sometimes wife. She loves dark, taboo stories that twist with your head. The more tortured the hero, the better, and she constantly thinks up ways to break and fix her characters. Oh, and sex… her books have sex.
She loves to travel and has an amazing, fabulous hubby who puts up with her love affair with her book boyfriends.
Her debut book Tears of Tess will be followed with Quintessentially Q. You didn’t think Q could stop so soon, did you? Her other two titles, Last Shadow and Broken Chance will be coming soon.
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