Wednesday 17 February 2016

~*BLOG TOUR*~ Marked by Rebecca Sherwin

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Marked - A Twisted Story Ebook
I couldn't live without pain.
I'd been born into a life of torture and I walked the lonely road of torment, praying for mercy. I was scarred mentally. I was deformed physically. I was mutilated emotionally.
I was a sailor lost at sea, a soul lost in limbo, a shell of a man with no hope.
Until I found her. My fiery-haired, crystal-eyed little one who brought light to a life that knew nothing but darkness.
But she had dark shadows of her own. A past filled with anguish and brutality. A future that promised nothing but the barren life I understood too well.
We were two victims. Two loveless souls searching for something to live for. We were monsters. We were evil. We were doomed.
Our scars ran deep and our grasp on each other depended only on the search for punishment - for the next slice of pain that made us feel alive. We lived for the hurt, we lived for the anger. We lived to mark each other with intensity, belonging, and our own messed up version of recovery.
This isn't a love story. It's a story that cuts. It's a story that captivates. It's a story that questions morals and crosses the line of sanity.
It's a twisted story, one you won't see coming until it's too late...
Please be advised - Marked contains content that some readers may find disturbing.
**Marked is a STANDALONE novel**
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“Relax,” she said with a smile. “I won't hurt you.” I trusted her. It was an alien feeling to me, and one I hadn’t felt since I met Freddy. “Ready?” I nodded, laid my head back and squeezed my eyes shut. “You know,” Faith said as the first prick touched my skin and I flinched, my body tensing. “There are many meanings behind the significance of the swallow.” I hummed, signalling for her to go further, lost in the sensation of her hand on my stomach and the needle pricking my skin. She was right – you can't count the number of times the needle pierces. It didn’t hurt; I’d felt enough pain to know what it really felt like, but this wasn’t pain. It was uncomfortable pleasure. It was pleasurable discomfort. “Traditionally it’s chosen by sailors. It symbolises the miles of ocean they’ve travelled.” Her voice was soft and comforting, allowing me to drift away from constant defence, like a sailor who had stopped rowing to feel the ebb and flow of the sea beneath him. “And some say it means ‘these fists fly’. Fighting talk, from boxers back in the day.” I slipped into the lull created by Faith and her soft touch, the way she made branding my skin forever feel as natural as breathing. “They’re usually inked in a pair on the chest, and the sailors believed that if they were lost at sea, the swallows would carry their souls to find peace.” That was exactly how I felt on the leather bed, exposed and open without saying a word. I felt like I’d taken a slice of peace to calm my lost soul.

My Review:
This book is fucking mental, it questions your sanity and I'm honestly questioning the sanity of the author after writing such a brutal book. It's dark, it's sadistic and it's bloody torture. If I could rate this all the stars in the sky, it wouldn't enough.

I was captured; hook, line and sinker from the very beginning. My heart hurts for Benton Wright, little Benny, the poor son of a bitch didn't have a chance in life really. And then there was Faith...I wasn't too sure on her if I'm honest, she's a little backward and a little off kilter, but she was fascinating yet slightly deranged and pretty much evil. But she helped Benny when no other fucker would and that sealed the deal in me liking her. Hell, I felt part of the story I was so hooked. I felt like a spectator that couldn't help when I so desperately wanted to, I felt like I was blocked by a wall of glass that I clawed at despaingly while Benny went on with the motions of life.

I feel a serious book hangover coming....mega, epic. I can't describe how much more this book made me feel and how much it will ruin others hearts when they get their paws on this.

Rebecca Sherwin...You've truly outdone yourself. I'm proud!

About the author
Rebecca is a London born and bred mother, writer and psychology student. She is the mother of a superhero (who is currently growing his hair like Thor!) and spends her days with her nose stuck in a textbook, her fingers tapping away at the keys...or she’s building forts and eating gummy bears.
She is the author of summer romance, Second Chance Hero, and the psychological romantic-suspense series, Twisted. An avid reader and lover of stories that keep you guessing, Rebecca writes tales that will challenge your perceptions and toy with your emotions. Rebecca’s stories invite you to open your mind and dig deeper into the meanings of the lives of each and every character you meet. She entices you into their world – to feel with them, to grow with them, to love with them. She asks you to become a part of them and allow them to become a part of you.
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Other Books by Rebecca
Second Chance Hero (A Seaside Romance)
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The Twisted Series
Survival (Twisted #1)
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Revival (Twisted #2)
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Thrive (Twisted #3)
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Allegiance (Twisted #4)
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