Slammer by Tabatha Vargo 


Overall Rating: 4 Stars

Title: Slammer

Author: Tabatha Vargo

Format: eBook borrowed from Kindle Unlimited


♡ Dark & Gritty⁣
♡ Forbidden⁣
♡ Not a romance (no HEA)⁣
♡ Captivating⁣


I… don’t know where to begin with this book. Perhaps with the fact that this is not a romance novel. There is no HEA. Maybe it’s more of a thriller? I’m not sure. Either way, this book is not for those looking for an HEA or HFN or anyone with triggers… like… alllll the triggers. This book is super dark.

But also… I liked it?

I can’t even remember why I added this to my TBR aside from the fact that it is on KU. I think I may have been intrigued by the synopsis and it’s by the author of a book I really liked (Black Sheep). Its’ about a nurse who works in a prison who falls for an inmate who is a violent killer. I mean… we all know if this were realistic it wouldn’t end well, but when you’re going into it thinking it’s a romance like her other book, you are waiting for how it will all be resolved…. and yet…

Trigger Warnings

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abuse, non-consent, assault, blood, serious injury, death

Re-read Worthiness: Nah

Bookshelf Placement: Maybe