Official Review: Bound by Michael Campbell

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Official Review: Bound by Michael Campbell

Post by Rosemary Wright » 14 Mar 2018, 12:20

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Bound" by Michael Campbell.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Bound by Michael Campbell is an erotic mystery conveying an unusual tale. Tom Amore, a weird young man in his early twenties, is working off a debt as a houseboy to a rich widow named Jacqueline. He takes care of the domestic chores just as he satisfies Jacqueline and Ginger's infernal sexual desires, even Stella's, a staff in the house. In the past, at the age of 15, Ginger ran away from home, and a family friend took her in. Few weeks later, her friend and his boss drugged and raped her. Being intoxicated as well, the rapists were careless, and Ginger killed both of them.

Thanks to Mr. Hale, Jacqueline's father, who cleaned up Ginger's mess and saved her from going to jail. To pay off her debt, since Mr. Hale is now dead, Ginger is serving Jacqueline as a bodyguard and lover. In the meantime, Stella is scheming to steal money from her boss. Being suspicious, Tom starts stalking Stella and on a certain day, encounters a gangster working with her. Too bad Tom gets hurt, and Ginger, who loves Tom so much and hates it when someone bullies him, intervenes, and things get ugly. Eventually, Tom and Ginger find themselves in a deathly situation that will make their relationship stronger.

Set in America, this narrative is full of actions. The beginning is kind of obscure, but as the story gradually unfolds, everything becomes clear. Impressively, the plot is fast paced and engaging. Involving crime and drugs, the tale is full of thrilling adventures. However, it's jam-packed with steamy scenes and conversations. Oftentimes, after kicking off some scenes exposing intense sexual desires and talks, the author ends the description before the characters copulate to avoid having so many explicit sexual scenes. Consequently, this element leaves a reader feeling horny and wanting more of the details or wishing his partner is sitting nearby.

If you're easily offended by books having explicit sexual content, I strongly advise you to keep off this novel. In addition, it features many characters with warped minds. I didn't find any of them likable, but they were exciting enough to keep me hanging on to the tale. All the characters are well developed, lively, and predictable. The female personae are brave, determined, but randy. Having a plot with no twists, the story is suspenseful, and this keeps a reader hypnotized. Honestly, I enjoyed reading it. I was quite entertained by the gangsterish actions and must admit that I was turned on all the way, from the first to the last page.

Forewarned is forearmed. This narrative consist of a lot of bisexual characters, sex acts involving threesome, bondage, discipline, sadism, and masochism (BDSM), and vulgar words. Whereas it contains chiefly dark scenes, it comprises dialogues that can make a reader laugh sometimes. If you read and liked Lesbian Taboo by Katrina Nash and Twisted Threesome by Anisa Jenkins, you may get thrilled by this novel as well.

Lastly, this story is elaborate and exciting. It's well written and professionally edited since I saw just one typographical error. Therefore, I rate it 4 out of 4 stars, and it'll be a delightful read for mature adults who enjoy reading erotica.

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Post by akinluyioluwaseun11+ » 15 Mar 2018, 01:21

It's a nice book for adult mind only. I rate it 3 out of 4 star

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Post by Adenuga1 » 15 Mar 2018, 01:46

It's a very good book but not only adults should be able read it at least teenagers would be able to learn lessons

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Post by DavianB » 15 Mar 2018, 01:53

It a nice short story, it really held my attention, rate 4 out of 5 stars

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Post by cristinaro » 15 Mar 2018, 03:02

If I enjoy reading an erotic novel from time to time, it is usually a romantic one. This one is too dark and focuses too much on abuse and destructive relationships for my taste. Thank you for your honest review!
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Post by Kutoyi Clare » 15 Mar 2018, 03:28

Just from your review I already know this is my typa book. I also love how you describe the events it's like an reading it already!

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Post by Rita Sackey » 15 Mar 2018, 05:24

I did not reply enjoyed the book cos I really didn't get some understanding

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Post by Ngosi » 15 Mar 2018, 05:52

The story is well framed and interesting, but it left the reader somewhere hanging after Tom and Ginger became Friends
The book is good only to mature people who have known such kind of actions in the story happens
Title of book could be Lesbians and Hooliganism.

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Post by kandscreeley » 15 Mar 2018, 08:59

This is definitely not my genre, but I'm glad that you enjoyed it. It sounds interesting for those that like that kind of thing.
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Post by Rosemary Wright » 15 Mar 2018, 09:55

kandscreeley wrote:
15 Mar 2018, 08:59
This is definitely not my genre, but I'm glad that you enjoyed it. It sounds interesting for those that like that kind of thing.
Thanks kandscreeley. Yeah, it'll be a great read for people that enjoy such stuff.

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Post by KFree_Reads » 15 Mar 2018, 10:26

Sounded like a book I would read up until the 2nd paragraph. It's a bit over the top for my liking. I'll have a pass on this one. Nice review! Glad you enjoyed the book.

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Post by bakimono13 » 15 Mar 2018, 19:00

I like how erotically it sounds. And because I read your good review to this book I admit it made me interested to read the book :)

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Post by Sahani Nimandra » 15 Mar 2018, 21:34

The plot is mind-blowing for sure! The premise is very interesting! Definitely checking it out
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Post by NL Hartje » 16 Mar 2018, 16:24

Hmmm, sexual indenture, definitely intriguing. Having just reviewed a very sexually explicit book myself, I appreciate the professionality of your review! Thanks!
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Post by Nena_Morena » 18 Mar 2018, 00:13

Thank you for your beautiful review. It's very captivating and it gave me a good picture of the book without any spoilers. It doesn't sound like a book I would read, but your words really intrigued me. Great job !

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