Something for the Pain by Victoria Ashley

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Something for the Pain by Victoria Ashley
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Series: Pain #2
Also in this Series: Get off on the Pain
Also by this Author: Hemy, Get off on the Pain, Thrust, Slade, Cale, Walk of Shame
Published by Self-Published on September 24, 2015
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 204

Heat Rating: five-flames

This book may be unsuitable for people under 18 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
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Tempting, inked and highly addictive. Alex is all that and more…

I’ve made a lot of mistakes – ones I’m not proud of, and definitely ones that have left their marks both mentally and physically.

Things got lonely; I got lost in my own fucked up mind and in the end it left me fucked out of my mind and unable to fight – or at least win. That life’s over for me and I’ve moved on.

Six months into tattooing at Blue’s and already I’m the most wanted and sought out tattooist. My biggest clientele consists of women.

They come into the shop, end up in my bed and we both come out happy. It’s been my release since I’ve stopped fighting. It’s become part of the “new” me.

But when Tripp reappears in my life, I can’t deny the fact that I would do anything for that girl.

So when she asks me to move in with her and her ‘boyfriend’ – our other childhood friend – I never expected for things to get so fucked up and twisted that I would find myself only more attracted to her by each passing second or wanting to protect her from everything that isn’t me.

I have worked so hard over the years to suppress my feelings for her but when I find out that her and Lucas have been having an open relationship, I have the strong urge to rip his heart straight from his chest – to destroy the very thing that keeps him breathing.

What I didn’t expect was for Lucas to ask what he did. For him to ask me to do the one thing I have secretly longed for since I was old enough to know what the need was. The second thing I never expected was the look of need that I saw in Tripp’s eyes when he asked.

One night of free passion could change our lives forever.

I never said that was a good thing either...

My Review

Sexy with new adult angst to the max! I love it!

This is the angstiest friends-to-lovers story I’ve ever read! No sweet-talking pansies in this book…Alex is HOT, tattooed, a filthy talker, who falls in love with his best friend since childhood, a girl named Tripp. She falls in love with him, too. Everyone can see it. Everyone except each other can see it. LOL!

Victoria Ashley brings you right back to the days when you, yourself, were a new adult. I feel like I was inside the story with these hard-partying people. The sex was so hot, it nearly melted my Kindle. Alex already feels like my friend from reading Pain #1 (don’t skip Get off on the Pain!).

“Something for the Pain” is right. This is the perfect choice for pain-free reading. I can’t wait to see what’s next from VA’s pen!


About Victoria Ashley

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author.

Victoria Ashley grew up in Rockford, IL and has had a passion for reading for as long as she can remember. After finding a reading app where it allowed readers to upload their own stories, she gave it a shot and writing became her passion.

She lives for a good romance book with tattooed bad boys that are just highly misunderstood and is not afraid to be caught crying during a good read. When she’s not reading or writing about bad boys, you can find her watching her favorites shows such as Sons Of Anarchy, Dexter and True Blood.

She is the author of Wake Up Call, This Regret, Slade, Hemy, and Get Off on the Pain. Victoria is currently working on more releases for 2015.

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