Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Book Review: The Facilitator by Tracie Podger

The Facilitator – An erotic romance by Tracie Podger

Release date: 6th September 2016

Available on Amazon, iBook, Nook & Kobo


It started as a game.

Two adults, both lonely; one an expert, the other learning on the quick.

He thought he was giving her what she desired. She hated herself for loving it.

Lauren Perry thought her life was fine. She knew what she wanted and where she was going. That was until her husband left her.

Mackenzie Miller thought his life was fine. He knew what he wanted and he took, always. That was until he broke his own rules.

What would you do if someone gave you the opportunity to experience all of your fantasies?

Lauren Perry decided to find out.

Contemporary romance for readers over the age of 18

Contains scenes of F/F, M/M/F & light BDSM

Amazon US – http://amzn.to/2alpRPx
Nook – http://bit.ly/TheFacilitatorNook
Kobo - http://bit.ly/TheFacilitatorKobo

The facilitator ecover


I closed my eyes, hoping for some sleep, anything to stop the images flooding my mind. I could still smell her, and me, on my skin. I felt sick to my stomach. I needed a drink; I needed to eat to quell the nausea. The first thing I did when the train arrived in Victoria Station was to buy a disgusting bagel from a fast-food burger outlet. I drank down a full fat Coke, something I never drank normally, without taking a breath. My hands shook as I guzzled down the food. I must have looked like a drug addict coming down from a high. It hit me like a kick to the stomach and I doubled over. That was exactly what was happening.

I was coming down from such an intense high; it may well have been cocaine rushing through my veins instead of the unbridled passion I’d experienced.

Mackenzie Miller should have been a class A drug. He was as addictive, as powerful, and as damaging.

When my body returned to some form of normality, I headed out to one of the waiting taxis. Other than to give my address; I didn’t speak. I didn’t answer any of the questions thrown at me.

As we pulled up at my apartment block, and I fumbled inside my purse for money, the driver looked in his rearview mirror again.

“Are you all right?” he asked. I looked at him and caught sight of myself in his mirror.

My eyes were red with the tears I’d shed. I placed the money on the tray in the glass panel that divided us.

“No,” I said, and then climbed out.

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My Rating:

Favorite Quotes:

I thought on what Mackenzie had said, I was finding myself... I just needed to decide if the person I was discovering was someone I liked.  I certainly enjoyed the experience, although I was left confused... I'd read the sexy novels, thankful I had a Kindle, so others couldn't see what I was reading.

Experiencing it, in real life, was exciting and terrifying, shameful and uplifting, I wanted to stop; yet I wanted to continue.

My Review:

Similar to the main character of the story, The Facilitator took me outside of my comfort zone.  And much like the main character, I was anxious, and tense, although I remained intrigued and totally engaged in this enthralling story.  Tracie Podger always does an excellent job with the mental processing and interior narratives of her complex characters.  The writing was insightful, smart, thoughtful, and involving.  The plot was well constructed and cleverly devised.  It was also highly erotic and sensual as the main character was exploring her sexuality after being humiliated by her husband's public betrayal in their shared workplace.  Being sexually inexperienced and previously limited to her husband's less than imaginative and unfulfilling routines, she was curious to try new experiences with her new acquaintance - while at the same time she remained anxious when pushing past her boundaries. This is not a BDSM sub/dom story.   Throughout her lessons she finds herself thrilled yet repulsed by her behaviors, which I found quite thought-provoking and compelling.  Ms. Podger has mad skills. 

Empress DJ

About the Author:


  Tracie Podger currently lives in Kent, UK with her husband and a rather obnoxious cat called George. She’s a Padi Scuba Diving Instructor with a passion for writing. Tracie has been fortunate to have dived some of the wonderful oceans of the world where she can indulge in another hobby, underwater photography. She likes getting up close and personal with sharks.   Tracie likes to write in different genres. Her Fallen Angel series and its accompanying books are mafia romance and full of suspense. A Virtual Affair is contemporary romance, and Gabriel and A Deadly Sin are thriller/suspense. The Facilitator is erotic romance.

Available from Amazon, iBooks, Kobo & Nook:

Fallen Angel, Part 1 – FREE on all platforms
Fallen Angel, Part 2
Fallen Angel, Part 3
Fallen Angel, Part 4
Evelyn - A Novella – To accompany the Fallen Angel Series
Rocco – A Novella – To accompany the Fallen Angel Series
Robert – To accompany the Fallen Angel Series
Travis – To accompany the Fallen Angel Series
A Virtual Affair – A standalone
Gabriel – A standalone
The Facilitator – A Standalone

Coming soon

A Deadly Sin - 2016
Jackson - 2017
Letters to Lincoln – 2017
Rocco: The Missing Years – 2017

Stalker Links:

Amazon Author Page – https://author.to/TraciePodger
Book Trailers:

A Virtual Affair - https://youtu.be/6UR68KtLQPc
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