Review Blog Tour: Descended by Rose Devereux




about the book…..



“When he said he wasn’t like other men, I should have believed him…”

It’s Sophie Quinn’s chance to make a name for herself. Her assignment: interview investor Marc Brayden, descendant of the most notorious sadist in history, the Marquis de Sade. Her mistake: falling hopelessly, obsessively in love.

Marc is mind-blowingly sexy, but determined to stay away from Sophie. She brings out powerful dominant urges that are dangerous to them both. But when he loses control, the pleasure is more than either of them can resist.

Sophie shut down her heart after too much betrayal and loss. Now she’s thousands of miles from home and under Marc’s spell. What is he hiding? Why do his desires torment him? Torn between love and the truth, she resolves to learn everything she can about Marc’s cryptic past, even if she risks losing him forever.


Descended by Rose Devereux
(The Red Blindfold Series, #1)
Publication date: February 1st 2016
Genres: Erotica, Romance

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Descended by Rose Devereux
(The Red Blindfold Series, #1)
Publication date: February 1st 2016
Genres: Erotica, Romance

Source: ARC gifted by author/publisher in exchange for an honest review

3.5 KINK Review 

Descended is the story of the sexual awakening of a young woman during a business trip to France.  As a journalist, Sophie Quinn is writing a story about the Life of Marquis De Sade, a French aristocrat notorious for sexual cruelty acts in his writings as well as his life.

She meets Marc Brayden, a direct descendent of the famous sadist, and quickly becomes caught up and enthralled in his world of kink. Her sexual awakening is like walking through the pages of a how to manual on The Introduction to BDSM.

Sophie is done with men. Done with dating. 1 time bitten 100 times shy.  So, no one is more surprised than she when she does the unthinkable and just go with it – a sexual relationship with the gorgeous Marc Brayden.

Where it falls short:   it gets too serious and mysterious around the life of Marc. His fear comes from his desire to hurt people; another mystery he introduces.  I did expect more and a better explanation. With a cliffhanger ending, perhaps we will understand the mystery in the next book.  

It has all the familiar ingredients of erotica with BDSM and its assembled with great skill.  The story is inventive based around the infamous Marquis De Sade. Its complete with great sex and dirty talk.  If you are looking for a vivid picture of hot romance with steamy sex and bouts of public display of sexual tension – you will not be disappointed.  It also paints a beautiful picture of touring Paris


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Xpresso About the Author

Rose Devereux writes shamelessly erotic romance, some of it light, some of it dark, all of it sexy. In her other life, she is a traditionally published author whose books have been translated into five languages. Reviews of her novels have appeared in Cosmopolitan, The Boston Globe, New York Magazine, and the Associated Press.

She loves animals, sleeping late, champagne, and alpha males.
She lives in sin with her boyfriend and two cats in Boston and New Hampshire.


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Categories: 3.5 KINK, Blog Tours Stop

1 reply

  1. Thanks for hosting today, Lola! Great review! 🙂


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