August 11, 2015

Release Day + Review | Fourth Debt by Pepper Winters

More Jethro & Nila? Yes Please! 

Fourth Debt is LIVE! 


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Fifth Book in the New York Times Bestselling Series.

“We’d won. We’d cut through the lies and treachery and promised an alliance that would free us both. But even as we won, we lost. We didn’t see what was coming. We didn’t know we had to plan a resurrection.”

Nila Weaver fell in love. She gifted her entire soul to a man she believed was worthy. And in the process, she destroyed herself. Three debts paid, the fourth only days away. The Debt Inheritance has almost claimed another victim.

Jethro Hawk fell in love. He let down his walls to a woman he believed was his cure. For a moment, he was free. But then he paid the ultimate price.

There is no more love. Only war. Hope is dead. Now, there is only death all around them.

**Only suitable for Dark Romance lovers.

Full length book. Six in series. Fourth Debt is 85,000 words.

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I cannot tell you about how unbelievably anxious I was, while reading this book. Normally, I have a tendency to get through Pepper's books very easily and quickly, but I found myself taking so many mental breaks because I just couldn't deal. As it's no surprise, she has outdone herself, again, and this book will not disappoint her many fans!

Fourth Debt picks up right where the previous one ended and you'll be raging with fury once you start reading! In the beginning, Daniel managed to conjure up so much hate within me that I wanted to stab a hot needle in his eye! And the same goes for Cut and Bonnie, by the end, you will seriously be wishing and hoping that karma will be the biggest b*tch to ALL of them. I'd say that about 70% of the book will bring a lot of angry emotions out of you. Everything that she had to deal with prior and during the Fourth Debt is unimaginable and damn right painful. It's medieval and gruesome!

We get to see another side of Nila, she no longer has Jet around, and ultimately she has to look out for herself. And as hard as that can be, she does the best that she can. That girl is put through so much sh*t in this one, it'll make you cringe and cry out to make it all stop. I loved how she always stood her ground and never cowered, she did her best to stay strong despite the sh*tty circumstances. And it was quite the favorite of mine, when she threatened Daniel, Cut and Bonnie; you bring it, girl! It's all undeserving and I am so damn eager to have that last book in my hand. As much as I want that HEA (which I know we'll get because Pepper would NEVER do such thing!), I think I want that revenge a whole lot more. There's no light in that darkness that she has been thrown in and things need to end.

Pepper sheds more history on the Hawks and Weavers and you're still left with questions by the end, but I liked that we got to know more. To me, there was a lot of "what?!" & "hmmm", when it came to Nila learning about the past, I definitely need to go back and read that again to see if I can come up with more theories. Just troll the facebook pages, you'll know exactly what I'm talking about!

This book will bring a lot of emotions out of you; pain, anguish, suffering, glimmers of hope, relief, and fury are to name a few. There's one more book to go and I can't wait to see what the major end game will be. The ending of Fourth Debt will leave you literally hanging on the end of a cliff and the many scenarios of what could happen will be playing out in your head. I am so looking forward to it because SO MANY things will happen. I have a feeling that Nila and Jet won't be the only ones on my list of favorites in this series, just saying ;) You guys have no idea how hard it is to write this review without an ounce of spoilers! Guess you'll have to read it.

Fans won't be disappointed and you'll probably get pissed at Pepper for putting all of us through this, but it'll pay off in the end! That's how it always is and that's why she's phenomenal at what she does! Let us all bow down to the Queen of Dark Romances!


FUNNY HOW LIFE plays practical jokes.

The past few days—that had to be a fucking joke, right?

No logical answer would make sense of what I’d seen, heard, and lived the past seventy-two hours.

My sister.

My best friend and twin.

This was what she’d been living with? This was how she’d been treated?

This was what she wanted to return to?

Motherfucking why? Why would she ever want to return to this insanity?

We’d been raised in a broken home, chained to an empire that absorbed us right from birth. But we were kept safe, warm, and loved. We grew up together. We shared everything.

But now…I had no fucking clue who my sister was.

But then she came to me.

A woman I never knew existed.

The most stunning creature I’d ever seen.

Only she didn’t come to me on feet or wings of an angel. She rolled into my life and demanded my help.

And for better or for worse…

I helped her.



Daniel cackled like a mad hyena, his fingers stabbing into my bicep. Without breaking his stride, he stole me further away from the parlour and into the bowels of the house.

I didn’t want to go. I didn’t want to go anywhere with him.

“Take me back!”

He can’t be dead!

Just because he lay unmoving and bloody didn’t mean he was gone.

That’s exactly what it means.

I shook my head, dislodging those awful thoughts. He’s alive. He had to be.

I couldn’t tolerate any other answer. I refused to live in a world where evil triumphed over good. That wasn’t right—life couldn’t be that cruel.

It’s always been that way.

My mind filled with images of my mother. My father’s desolation. My broken childhood. Evil had puppeteered us from day one. Why should now be any different?

He’s not dead!

I swallowed a sob.

Please don’t be dead…

I fought harder. “Let me see him. You can’t do this!”

Daniel cackled louder. “Keep begging, Weaver. Won’t do you any good.”

He’s not dead!

I locked my knees, fighting him every step. “Stop!” Looking back the way we’d come, the door to the parlour seemed so far away—a bright beacon at the end of a festering corridor. “They were your brothers, you insane psychopath. Don’t you feel anything?!”

Please let me go to him. He has to be alive…

Please let my twin stay alive…

Let all of this be a nightmare!

I couldn’t cope with Jethro murdered; I’d go clinically insane if they killed V, too.

“I feel relief. I no longer have to put up with their simpering bullshit.” He flashed his teeth. “Cut did us all a favour.”

Cut will die.

He was evil incarnate. He deserved to die in excruciatingly painful ways.

I refuse to believe they’re dead.

“I said stop!” I wriggled harder, only succeeding in Daniel’s fingers tearing into my flesh. Goosebumps covered my skin while ice steadily froze my veins. Every second was endless torture. I couldn’t live without Jethro.

It can’t end like this!

“You won’t win, Weaver.” Daniel tugged harder. “Accept what’s fucking happened and obey me.

Series Reading Order

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Debt Inheritance (Indebted #1) FREE

First Debt (Indebted #2)

Second Debt (Indebted #3)

Third Debt (Indebted #4)

Fourth Debt (Indebted #5)

Meet the Author

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Pepper Winters wears many roles. Some of them include writer, reader, sometimes wife. She loves dark, taboo stories that twist with your head. The more tortured the hero, the better, and she constantly thinks up ways to break and fix her characters. Oh, and sex... her books have sex.

She loves to travel and has an amazing, fabulous hubby who puts up with her love affair with her book boyfriends.

Her Dark Erotica books include:

Tears of Tess (Monsters in the Dark #1)

Quintessentially Q (Monsters in the Dark #2)

Her Grey Romance books include:


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