Series: Shamed

Control by Laura Marie Altom

Posted September 20, 2014 by Kate in Review, Skip It / 0 Comments
Control by Laura Marie Altom

I really could not get behind this book, I read it from start to finish, mainly because I am a big fan of the publisher, but this book was just not for me in any way, and I’ll do my best to explain why here without hopefully giving away to much about the book. These characters are just not good people, I don’t know if I really found anything really redeeming about them. Actually to be fair the beginning of the book wasn’t too bad, Liam meets a girl, Ella who is on the run from an abusive situation, and he’s really kind of kind to her. He seems like a good guy. He doesn’t take advantage of her, and he’s sweet to her. But then things go nutty. It turns out this dude is the founder of Zoogle (yes, yes, I know… sigh) and he wants to hire her for her “company” like 80 grand worth of company and it turns out he does this all the time, women are apparently something that can be purchased with a contract. The whole thing is just yucky. Ella brings along a friend, Willow, because she can’t turn down this offer because she needs the money to avoid the domestic abuser in her past. Willow is beyond a hot mess, and the situation with her spirals out of control. Ella isn’t really interested in sticking around for Liam and she leaves the apartment he gets for her and makes her own way […]