The Token 10: Shepard

Token

Book 10
Tamara Rose Blodgett
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50 Shades  meets  Beautiful Disaster,  in a provocative and heart-wrenching tale about a young woman with a tragic secret, a dangerous past, and a complex billionaire.

From the  New York Times  bestselling author of  A Terrible Love, comes a ★★★ # 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AFRICAN-AMERICAN & INTERRACIAL EROTICA series  ★★★

Praise for  SHEPARD:
"... I  love  this author I have read three of  her series  and  Could not put them down ... "-  SHCH

" ... The book is  terribly, beautifully dark,  the prose is  strong and wistful.  It's about love  denied but  triumphant,  dark men who can love,  strong women who survive,  and all the dangerous and  tender passion  they can share in those scenes that really  melt the core ... "-  Babel

" ... It [Shepard] was  beautifully and painfully written,  and another  masterpiece  by Marata Eros. I  can not wait  to see what she has in store for us next ... "-  Dawn Yacovetta

Blurb:
An anti-hero A dark journey A happily-ever-after Can anyone have it all

Who is Shepard?

Léo Dubois is a Handler. A Handler of Women. Himself - and the right hand man serving the king of the French mob. When Shepard begins his wife's divorce, she starts a fresh start in a new land. 

A year later, what do you get are you who wanted to recruit him for a role? He never wants to fill again. Marissa is a new acquisition who falls prey to the long reach of the family, and Shepard makes choices that endanger them both, though they are the right ones. 

Can Shepard shed the sins of his past, and find love with a woman as abused as he? Can they find love with each other, even though they have not been loved before?

Standalone novel, HEA, Cliffhanger free.
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About the author

 NEW RELEASE ALERT: bit.ly/MarataNEWS


Marata Eros is the pen name for Tamara Rose Blodgett, the author of over ninety-five titles, including her NEW YORK TIMES bestselling novel, A TERRIBLE LOVE, and the #1 Amazon international bestselling erotic Interracial and African-American TOKEN serial, and the #1 Amazon Erotic Horror DRUID serial. 

Marata writes a variety of dark fiction in the genres of erotica, fantasy, horror, romance, suspense and sci-fi. She lives in the midwest with her family and pair of disrespectful dogs. 

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NOVELS (40K words+):
A TERRIBLE LOVE; NYT bestseller
A BRUTAL TENDERNESS
THE DARKEST JOY
CLUB ALPHA
ONE of MANY
IN BROKEN LOVE (2018)


NOVELLAS (17.5K words+):
TOKEN:(Complete)
The Token, volumes 1-6
(#7) The Token: Thorn (novel)
(#8) TT: Kiki
(#9) TT: Chet Sinclair
(#10) TT Shepard (novel)

DRUID:
(#1) Reapers
(#2) Bled
(#3) Harvest
(#4) Sow
(#5) Seed
(#6) Plow
(#7) Thresher
(#7.5) Exotic
(#8) The Druid Breeders (novel)
(#9) Baird (novel)
(#9.5) - Seraphina, Brief-Bites novelette 
(#10) Titus 

SIREN:
(#1) Ember
(#2) Constantine
(#3) Brandon (novel)
(#3.5) - Alicia (novelette) 

DEMON: 
(#1) Brolach
(#1.5) - Ruby, (novelette) 

ROAD KILL MC:
(#1)Noose
(#2)Knot 
(#3)Rose 
(#4) Snare (novel)
(#5)Wring (novel)
(#6) Lariat (novel)
(#7) Trainer (novel- 2018)
(#8) Viper (novel- 2018)

NOVELETTES (7.5K words+)
Vampire ALPHA CLAIM (Brief-Bites):
VAC 1
VAC 2
VAC 3 
VAC 4
VAC 5
VAC 6 
VAC 1-6 
Spin-off
VAC 7-Final Enforcement (novella-Bigger-Bites)
VAC 8
VAC 9 

Shifter: (complete)
SAC 1
SAC 2
SAC 3 
SAC 4 
SAC 5
SAC 6 
SAC 1-6

FIRST SPECIES (2018)

SHORT Erotic Stories (under 7.5K words):
DARA:
The Dara Nichols Series, 1-8
ZOE:

The Zoe Scott Series, 1-8  

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Publisher
Tamara Rose Blodgett
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Published on
Aug 31, 2016
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Pages
219
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ISBN
9781311319746
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / African American / Contemporary Women
Fiction / African American / Mystery & Detective
Fiction / African American / Urban
Fiction / Contemporary Women
Fiction / Romance / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Romance / African American
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Erotica
Fiction / Romance / Multicultural & Interracial
Fiction / Romance / New Adult
Fiction / Romance / Suspense
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Psychological
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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50 Shades  meets  Beautiful Disaster, in a provocative and heart-wrenching tale about a virgin stripper with a tragic secret, a dangerous past, and a complex billionaire.


From the  New York Times  bestselling author of  A Terrible Love, comes a # 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AFRICAN-AMERICAN & INTERRACIAL EROTICA series.

Praise for  THE TOKEN:
"...  Brilliantly dark and shockingly raw,  The Token  will rock your very foundation ... [it] is a  step beyond  other masterpieces in literary fiction  Emotionally invested,  heart-wrenching circu mstances, you can ' t help but walk away changed for experiencing this story  A favorite above other favorites,  The Token  will leave you breathless ... "-  Beth, Take Tender

" ... It [THE TOKEN] has all of the hallmarks  that I have come to  love about her writing  - a strong heroine, a  tortured hero  and a  wickedly smart plot that seduces you from the very beginning.  This book made my  "Best of 2013" list  and now I  can not wait  to get my next Marata fix ... "-  Autumn, Martini Times

BLURB:
Faren does not think her heart can break any further until Mick discovers her sullied secret in the worst way possible. 

Faren picks up the shattered remnants of his emotions and moves forward with a desperate plan to win Mick back that does not involve one penny of his billions. When Faren sees what remains of her life coming together with a synchronicity she can only dream of, the unexpected happens with Jay - and she must play at razor's edge of deception once again. 

Can she tie this final loose end and receive the money from that aborted last dance before the countdown of debt has expired? Will a dirty cop and the long arm of Ronnie Bunce conspire to ruin the fragile bond she's created with Mick? Or will the concessions Faren's made along the way shatter the dark joy she has been given.

Novella length.
50 Shades  meets  Beautiful Disaster, in a provocative and heart-wrenching tale about a virgin stripper with a tragic secret, a dangerous past, and a complex billionaire.


From the  New York Times  bestselling author of  A Terrible Love, comes a  # 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AFRICAN-AMERICAN & INTERRACIAL EROTICA series.

Praise for  TT3:
"...  The Token 3  Have  left me shattered ....... .... I'm so shattered the anticipation of Certain remove The Token 4 is going to  . Put me over the edge  This series , so far, is just that good !!  Another must read !!  ~ 5 ~ Heart breaking ~  Brilliant  ~ Stars !!!! " -  Caryn for BookCrush

"... Completely pulling me in this dark and seedy underworld by Eros's  descriptive writing style, I found myself utterly invested  in her story telling. Absolutely  keeping me on the edge of my seat  to the end, Eros  genius shines through ... and what an ending ... !!! "-  Beth, Take Tender

Blurb:
Faren collapses, narrowly escaping discovery upon hearing traumatic news Submitted by Thorn When Thorn becomes her uneasy accomplice in the deception of Mick, Faren decides she needs to clean up with the truth Shelving her pride might be the last thing she wants to do, but as facts and actions continue to contradict one another , her hands become tied in the lies she creates to survive. 

Faren only needs one last lap dance to erase the final debt that hangs over her mother's head like a cloud of doom. But when Ronnie Bunce circles closer to Faren and threatens the last sanctuary she possesses, circumstances unravel to reveal lies that run deeper than she knew. 

Can Faren and Mick consummate their passion before her deceit is discovered? Or will the last dance be the ultimate loss?

Novella length.
Novella length / 85 paperback pages / 20K words. Now at the top of the description as well as the bottom.


50 Shades  meets  Beautiful Disaster,  in a provocative and heart-wrenching tale about a virgin stripper with a tragic secret, a dangerous past, and a complex billionaire.

From the  New York Times  bestselling author of  A Terrible Love, eat to ★★★ # 1 Amazon INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AFRICAN-AMERICAN & INTERRACIAL EROTICA series ★★★  


Praise for  TT4:
"... there has not been a" dud "or One story that is not  exciting  as the others Each installment in this serial is  fast-paced, interesting,  and has a few  twists and turns  which I  never expect.  I'm enjoying seeing the secondary characters "come alive" from the pages and start to play a central role in Faren and Mick's story Thorn ... he has a soft side ... * wistful sigh * ... "-  R Nicole "xoxo"

"... Good series these books suck you in ..." -  Vicky 

"... I  love this series  The storyline really  grabs you  and  demand you pay attention  I like a dark book every now and then and this is a  winner  in my book ... "-  Kristyn

Blurb:
Faren does not think her heart can break any further until Mick discovers her sullied secret in the worst way possible.

Faren picks up the shattered remnants of his emotions and moves forward with a desperate plan to win Mick back that does not involve one penny of his billions. When Faren sees what remains of her life coming together with a synchronicity she can only dream of, the unexpected happens with Jay - and she must play at razor 's edge of deception once again.

Can she tie this final loose end and receive the money from that aborted last dance before the countdown of debt has expired? Will a dirty cop and the long arm of Ronnie Bunce conspire to ruin the fragile bond she's created with Mick? Or will the concessions Faren's made along the way shatter the dark joy she has been given ....

Novella length/85 paperback pages/20K words.
50 Shades  meets  Beautiful Disaster,  in a provocative and heart-wrenching tale about a virgin stripper with a tragic secret, a dangerous past, and a complex billionaire.


From the  New York Times  bestselling author of  A Terrible Love, comes a ★★★ # 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AFRICAN-AMERICAN & INTERRACIAL EROTICA series ★★★

Praise for  TT5:
"... I'm devastated, crushed, heartbroken, angry, frustrated and yet  I'm more in love  with Mick now than before ... my heartbeat accelerates, and  I hold my breath in  anticipation  of what will happen next A  perfectly woven web  that just  keeps getting better ... "-  Caryn for BookCrush

"... I've enjoyed  all the characters  and have  read the books twice.... please more of Mick and Faren ... ty ... "-  Carol Dyer

" ... You can not help but be once again  propelled into the tumultuous emotions, heart ache and  complete awe  of the strength Faren displays . Just when I thought I had my emotions under check,  Eros sends us into tears  of a totally different nature. That being said, lets not forget the quirky, fun and snarkiness that  perfectly balances  the  gut wrenching heart ache ... "-  Beth H  

Blurb:
Jay puts pressure on Faren for more than she's willing to give. With the discovery of a deeper secret than she can keep to herself, Faren commits to lying no more. Though the goal of her mother's debt has been absolved and is safe from transport, Faren struggles with concerns over her long term care.

When Mick finds out the absolute truth, the dynamic of their relationship changes to include something she never expected to have:  hope.

On the cusp of a new reality, with more than just being responsible for, Faren elicits Thorn's help to take down the corruption that's closing in around the tight group.

How long can Faren keep those at bay that wish to destroy the fragile happiness between Mick and Faren? Will blackmail be successful in ruining the one thing Faren's decided she wants even more than her own life?

Novella length.
50 Shades  meets  Beautiful Disaster, in a provocative and heart-wrenching tale about a virgin stripper with a tragic secret, a dangerous past, and a complex billionaire.


From the  New York Times  bestselling author of  A Terrible Love, comes a # 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AFRICAN-AMERICAN & INTERRACIAL EROTICA series.

Praise for  THE TOKEN:
"...  Brilliantly dark and shockingly raw,  The Token  will rock your very foundation ... [it] is a  step beyond  other masterpieces in literary fiction  Emotionally invested,  heart-wrenching circu mstances, you can ' t help but walk away changed for experiencing this story  A favorite above other favorites,  The Token  will leave you breathless ... "-  Beth, Take Tender

" ... It [THE TOKEN] has all of the hallmarks  that I have come to  love about her writing  - a strong heroine, a  tortured hero  and a  wickedly smart plot that seduces you from the very beginning.  This book made my  "Best of 2013" list  and now I  can not wait  to get my next Marata fix ... "-  Autumn, Martini Times

BLURB:
Faren does not think her heart can break any further until Mick discovers her sullied secret in the worst way possible. 

Faren picks up the shattered remnants of his emotions and moves forward with a desperate plan to win Mick back that does not involve one penny of his billions. When Faren sees what remains of her life coming together with a synchronicity she can only dream of, the unexpected happens with Jay - and she must play at razor's edge of deception once again. 

Can she tie this final loose end and receive the money from that aborted last dance before the countdown of debt has expired? Will a dirty cop and the long arm of Ronnie Bunce conspire to ruin the fragile bond she's created with Mick? Or will the concessions Faren's made along the way shatter the dark joy she has been given.

Novella length.
"Would you pay fifty million for your soul mate?"

From the New York Times bestselling author of the dark romance, A Terrible Love, comes a standalone, dark psychological romantic suspense thriller. Contains scenes of graphic violence. Might contain triggers. 

Praise for CLUB ALPHA:
"... Great twisty storyline that you can't put down. Feel almost desperate for a happy ending. Can't wait to read the next book..." - TaffyST

" ... I absolutely love Marata Eros books. She can write it all from sappy love, paranormal romance, steamy hot & bothered books, and now I see dark romance as well..." - 3Pennies

" ... This is a very gripping story. It definitely has it's dark moments. It was hard to put down. I liked the main characters. There are surprises plenty. I would definitely recommend this book..." - sworrel

BLURB:
Francisco "Paco" Castillo is a bilingual billionaire with unconventional ideas about love, sex and possession. He believes there is no other half to make him whole. Paco dreams of experimenting with a dangerous reality not of his own making. Club Alpha owner, Zaire Sebastian, can make Paco's vision a reality--for a price. 

Greta Dahlem is an extreme sports executive whose ambition masks a terrible secret. When her mentor Gia Township, sponsors her as a player in Club Alpha, Greta's unsure she can survive the inherent risk of the game Zaire weaves. But in her heart, Greta yearns for a man who will complete her, and erase the brutal tragedy of two years ago. 

As the fantasy progresses, Greta comes to realize she is the loose string in a plot of murder and deception that begins to unravel. Without knowing who to trust, Greta must decide between two men. When the three are thrown together, the lines of reality and fantasy blur. 

Is there any way for her to know what is real? 

HEA/Standalone 

50 Shades  meets  Beautiful Disaster, in a provocative and heart-wrenching tale about a virgin stripper with a tragic secret, a dangerous past, and a complex billionaire.


From the  New York Times  bestselling author of  A Terrible Love, comes a  # 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AFRICAN-AMERICAN & INTERRACIAL EROTICA series.

Praise for  TT3:
"...  The Token 3  Have  left me shattered ....... .... I'm so shattered the anticipation of Certain remove The Token 4 is going to  . Put me over the edge  This series , so far, is just that good !!  Another must read !!  ~ 5 ~ Heart breaking ~  Brilliant  ~ Stars !!!! " -  Caryn for BookCrush

"... Completely pulling me in this dark and seedy underworld by Eros's  descriptive writing style, I found myself utterly invested  in her story telling. Absolutely  keeping me on the edge of my seat  to the end, Eros  genius shines through ... and what an ending ... !!! "-  Beth, Take Tender

Blurb:
Faren collapses, narrowly escaping discovery upon hearing traumatic news Submitted by Thorn When Thorn becomes her uneasy accomplice in the deception of Mick, Faren decides she needs to clean up with the truth Shelving her pride might be the last thing she wants to do, but as facts and actions continue to contradict one another , her hands become tied in the lies she creates to survive. 

Faren only needs one last lap dance to erase the final debt that hangs over her mother's head like a cloud of doom. But when Ronnie Bunce circles closer to Faren and threatens the last sanctuary she possesses, circumstances unravel to reveal lies that run deeper than she knew. 

Can Faren and Mick consummate their passion before her deceit is discovered? Or will the last dance be the ultimate loss?

Novella length.
THE COMPLETE SERIES!


1200 paperback pages of TOKEN!


50 Shades  meets Beautiful Disaster , in a provocative and heart-wrenching tale about a virgin stripper with a tragic secret, a dangerous past, and a complex billionaire. 


From the New York Times bestselling author of A Terrible Love .   


Praise  for The TOKEN : 

"... Brilliantly dark and shockingly raw, The Token, will rock your very foundation ... [it] is a step beyond other masterpieces in literary fiction Emotionally invested, heart-wrenching circumstances, you can not help but walk away changed for experiencing this story. A favorite above other favorites, The Token will leave you breathless ... "- Take Tender" ....

You can not help but be once again propelled into the tumultuous emotions, heart ache and complete awe of the strength Faren displays. Just when I thought I had my emotions under check, Eros sends us into tears of a totally different nature. That being said, lets not forget the quirky, fun and snarkiness that perfectly balances the gut wrenching heart ache ... "- Beth H All  


TEN volumes in one boxed set!


TT1 : Faren does not think his heart can break any further until Mick discovers her sullied secret in the worst way possible.


TT2:  Faren Mitchell keeps the secret of his second job from the one man who could see her through some of the darkest moments of her life. She does not want Jared "Mick" McKenna for the billions he's amassed, but for the one thing she's never given any man: her innocence.


TT3:  Can Faren and Mick consummate their passion before her deceit is discovered? Or will the last dance be the ultimate loss?


TT4:  Faren picks up the shattered remnants of his emotions and moves forward with a desperate plan to win Mick back that does not involve one penny of his billions. When Faren sees what remains of her life coming together with a synchronicity she can only dream of, the unexpected happens with Jay - and she must play at razor's edge of deception once again.


TT5:  On the cusp of a new reality, with more than just being responsible for, Faren elicits Thorn's help to take down the corruption that's closing in around the tight group.


TT6:  Will the gauntlet Faren rushes through put everything she cares about to the test? Does this final danger erase the seeds of the truth that will finally come to terms with - or will the larger threat irrevocably damage her most precious treasure?


TT7:  Can true love fix Thorn? Or does being broken feel too good to give up? Thorn's set to open new flesh clubs for billionaire Jared "Mick" McKenna. Before he can leave, pieces of his past are revealed, causing a shift he's unprepared for.


TT8:  I've seen a thousand tears and wiped away none; How far would you run to escape your perfect match?


TT9:  When Sinclair discovers where Kiki is hiding, their passion explodes once again. Can you admit their true feelings for each other? Or will sensual enslavement destroy their dark love before it has begun?


TT10:  Can Shepard shed the sins of his past, and find love with a woman as abused as he? Can they find love with each other, even though they have not been loved before?


The Token, 1-10, is a mega-length compilation with 1200 paperback pages, / no cliffies and an intense HEA.   

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