“Grace. That word that finally meant something again. Mercy. Favor. Good will.”
Fed up with play kink, Grace Warner moves to a mysterious island to be with a man she met online. Within hours of her arrival, everything is ripped from her, and she quickly learns play is preferable to the realities of actual enslavement.
Asher Collins has spent the past year mourning and blaming himself for the death of his pet, Darcy. When Grace catches his eye at a showing, obviously abused, he becomes obsessed with buying her and finding a way to atone for his own past sins.
REVIEWS (author blurbs):
“. . . emotionally gripping and painfully real . . . impossible to read and remain untouched.” – Annabel Joseph, author of Owning Wednesday
“Tender Mercies is a heart-rending tale that proves Prince Charming doesn’t always come charging in with a white steed . . . Sometimes it’s just a piece of paper and a platinum collar.” – Claudia D. Christian, author of Devil’s Descent II: Impure
“I have never been more invested in a piece of fiction in my life. Kitty Thomas writes with a passion and purpose so pure she makes her readers live and breathe every word.” – Emma Petersen, author of Reign of Pleasure
“An eerie and disturbing story tempered with compassion and love. I couldn’t put it down.” – Fallon Blake, author of Wrapped Around Your Finger
“Intense and dark. Tender and sweet.” -Nattie Jones, author of The Street Urchin