Tough Love (Stripped #0.5) by Skye Warren

Book Description:

Published: March 6, 2015

A prequel about the sacrifices we make for love…I sneak out of my room every night. My father’s guards don’t see me.No one sees me, except him.

He’s the son of a foot soldier. My father is his boss. The boss. I shouldn’t even know Giovanni. And I definitely shouldn’t kiss him. Our relationship is doomed to fail, but that won’t stop me from being with him.

Not every girl wants to be a princess. I just want to be free.

Review –
This is a very short (40 pages) prequel to LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE and tells the story of Clara and they reason she had to escape her father’s compound and go into hiding.

Love the Way You Lie (Stripped #1) by Skye Warren

Book Description:

Published: March 12, 2015

A dark romance about the lies that lead us down…

I’ll do anything to get safe, even if that means working at the scariest club in town.

I’ll do anything to stay hidden, even if it means taking off my clothes for strangers.

I’ll do anything to be free. Except give him up. When he looks at me, I forget why I can’t have him. He’s beautiful and scarred. His body fits mine, filling the places where I’m hollow, rough where I am soft.

He’s the one man who wants to help, but he has his own agenda. He has questions I can’t answer. Like, What are you afraid of? — You.

Review –

Good story line about  a woman trying to hide from an abusive boyfriend and a father she thought didn’t love her. She  takes a job as a stripper in a seedy club and one night a dark and dangerous man asks her for a private session. She’s warned to stay away from him but can’t. Something is drawing her to him.  Later she finds out he was hired by her ex-boyfriend to find her and bring her back. He said he almost did but then he fell in love with her. All of this revolves around numerous explicit sex scene that are very HOT.