A Brutal Tenderness

A Companion Novel to A Terrible Love

About The Book

There are two sides to every story. In this dark and sexy companion novel to the New York Times bestseller A Terrible Love, experience the sizzling passion and pulse-pounding suspense through FBI agent Cas Steele’s eyes as he hunts down a psychopath...and falls for the killer’s prey.

Cas has been charged with an unsavory task: manipulate the hauntingly beautiful Jewell MacLeod—a woman he has every reason to hate—and slowly gain her trust in order to use her as bait to lure in a killer. But as the killer draws closer, Cas realizes that he can’t deny the scorching chemistry that ignites between him and Jewell, even if giving into his physical desire for her means jeopardizing his mission...and opening himself up to the possibility of a real and terrible love...

About The Author

© Dan Blodgett

Marata Eros is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of dark, romantic new adult novels, including A Terrible Love and its companion novel A Brutal Tenderness. A passionate writer who loves interacting with her readers, Marata lives in South Dakota with her husband.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Pocket Star (August 26, 2013)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781476752235

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Raves and Reviews

"A TERRIBLE LOVE and A BRUTAL TENDERNESS, the companion novel, are steamy and electrifying stories that tap into your inner fantasies."

– 20SomethingReads.com

“Eros’s dark and twisty prose adds a depth and dimension that is addictive.”

– Martini Times Romance

“This is a great curl up on the couch with your favorite liquid date on a weekend night and enjoy kind of read.”

– Flirty & Dirty Book Blog

“Eros’s knack of giving us epic story lines amongst HOT, gritty, edgy and steamy sex scenes always leaves me wanting more!“

– Aussie Girl Book Lover

“This book was amazing, erotic, and filled with action.”

– Crystal’s Random Thoughts

“Eros very much has this sort of skat, rat-a-tat, jazzy improvisational writing style. . . . It gives her whole entire work real character. . . . And it really shines in this dark romance.”

– Contagious Reads

“Any novel that can get me so riled that I yell at the characters through the pages is a winner in my book. . . . A beautiful tale of redemption, full of suspense and mystery.”

– A Book Vacation

“This story had a cup of dark, a quart of thrilling, and a damn pound of super freaking sexy!”

– LipSmackin GoodBooks

“A completely terrifying, gut wrenching, and beautiful story."

– The Little Black Book Blog

“Between the suspense, intrigue, and volatile romance, I could not put this one down."

– Books Unhinged

“The chemistry between Jess and Devin is off the charts hot, and the sex is drop-your-drawers amazing. . . . The danger element just makes the story that much better, and leaves you on the edge of your seat dying to see what happens next.”

– Always YA at Heart

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