• by Sky Corgan
  • Narrated by Marie Smith
  • 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From USA Today best-selling author Sky Corgan comes a darker version of Pretty Woman.
Pepper has hit rock bottom. After being thrown out on the streets, she's willing to do whatever it takes to survive.
Dmitri Strife is a world famous rock star trying to break into the movie industry. Seedy company leads him into a chance encounter with Pepper that will change both of their lives forever.
Strife is a story of privilege and poverty, of kindness and cruelty, and of learning who to trust when the whole world seems to have turned its back on you.
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Sky Corgan does it again!

A contemporary twist on the pretty woman story, Sky Corgan has given us Pepper and Dmitri. This book has some dark elements in it, which definitely is a big draw for me, it's one of my guilty pleasures. Dmitri is a rock star, turning actor who is trying to change his image. Pepper is a student trying to get by and gets a job as an escort. You can imagine how the two meet, but Dmitri is not your typical wham, bam, thank you ma'am kind of guy anymore. There are some really sweet characteristics to these two as we get to know them and the way their relationship grows is almost a slow burn. When the book started, I really thought it was going to be similar to The Flesh series in it's erotic fashion, but Sky Corgan has melted this couple together, shown us what it's like to have the paparazzi around you, how to deal with childhood sexual abuse, what you would do to get ahead and what caring is truly about. I loved Dmitri's character, he had a true conscience with a lot of love and compassion even he didn't know he had. I loved Pepper's character as she was sorting out her life and trying to get herself into a position that would allow her to better herself on her own. The two together were explosive both with words and chemistry. Truly a fun listen.

Marie Smith is the narrator of this serial, bringing all the different moods together to perfection. She has a vast array of voices which is helpful with the many characters we meet throughout the book and her cadence is easy to listen to.
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Contemporary Dark "Pretty Women"

Great new take on Pretty Women. This story is very well written and an emotional rollercoaster. I loved the main characters.

Dmitri is a down to earth Rocker turned Actor that is working on a movie with his favorite female actress. He is really looking forward to meeting her for the first time.

Pepper is young and beautiful. She has had a hard life. The need for money to pay for school and living expenses lead her to apply for an "Escort" service.

The narrator did a good job bringing the story to life.

It is a complete story with no cliffhangers and a sweet HEA. An emotional rollercoaster worth the ride.

I'm looking forward to reading more books by Sky Corgan

"I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."
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- Adriana B

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-31-2017
  • Publisher: Marla S Braziel