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Day 2: Alicia Rae’s ‘Tattooed Emotions’ Read-A-Long!

Good Morning Y’all!

I had so much fun last week with the Read-A-Long I posted that I volunteered to be a part of another. PLUS. Alicia Rae is a fantastic author, and Tattooed Emotions is fantastic! Truly! It will keep you flipping pages either in book form or on your favorite  e-Reader!!

No worries if you haven’t been reading along yet. This is only Day 2 and we’re only on Chapters 5-9. You can totally catch up! Join us ~ it’s going to be so much fun! 
OH! I forgot to mention something SO important! If you have Kindle Unlimited you can read Tattooed Emotions for FREE! Read below for the link!

Take for instance the favorite quotes from today. Quote #1 made me laugh out loud! Be sure to read down below to find out what that quote is…seriously, it’s great!

OK, y’all, here we go…READY?! 😀👏👏👏👏😀


We’re so thrilled to be kicking off the two-week read-a-long of Alicia Rae’s Tattooed series! Today we’ll be discussing chapters five through nine of the first book, Tattooed Emotions! If you haven’t read it up yet, make sure you pick up a copy and follow along with the read-a-long!

What happened in chapter five – chapter nine?

When Damien takes Raelyn out to dinner, they spend a little time getting to know each other and Raelyn cant’t help but feel an attraction to him, despite the conflict of interest.

He finally tells her why he wanted to take her out to dinner – to tell her that Cale has been stealing from him. She’s shocked, disbelieving, but he gives her the documents and tells her to look for herself.

Not wanting the night to end on such a low note, Damien pulls over on the beach on his way to take her home. Raelyn stops fighting the attraction and they can’t keep their hands off each other. At least until Raelyn feels Damien’s scars and he shuts down.

A few days later, Raelyn finally works up the courage to look at the documents Damien gave her, and finds that Cale has stolen nearly $70,000 from Damien’s company. Feeling sick and betrayed, Raelyn confronts Cale publicly. Damien followed her because he’s concerned for her safety now that she knows what Cale’s done. Raelyn gets into a huge fight with Cale and tells him that he’s not allowed in the building and he needs to get a lawyer.

Raelyn is shaken up and Damien is worried that Cale is a threat, so he takes her to his home. Though Raelyn had been determined not to see him like this again, she’s too attracted to him and they end up being together, although Damien won’t let her him shirtless because of the scars.

Favorite Quotes:

  • I felt like I was in high school on my first date again. Only, this time, I didn’t have braces and untamed bangs. That was what this man did to me. He reduced me into a tongue-tied mass while butterflies swarmed in my stomach.
  • Damien Heathman had stormed into my life, and I had a profound feeling that he wasn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

Discussion Questions:

  • What do you think happened to Damien to cause those scars?

tattooedemotionsAbout TATTOOED EMOTIONS

Raelyn Jennings has survived the unthinkable. She’s been given a second chance to live, to breathe, to feel. Her ability to overcome such a traumatic hurdle has created armor around her heart. But beyond her shield is fear, a consuming deep one, of the unknown. Raelyn vows to herself that she’ll solely focus on the one constant in her life, her career as the CEO for a prestigious accounting firm.

Damien Heathman’s unrelenting determination has made him a powerful, respected man. He’s sexy and confident and utterly breathtaking. His dominance and strength is evident in every purposeful stride, every meaningful look, and every soft caress.

Raelyn has worked with Damien’s company, Heathman Enterprises, for many years, but they’ve never crossed paths—until now.

Damien’s presence fills a room. He steals Raelyn’s breath and sparks her broken heart back to life. Once Damien sets eyes on Raelyn, there is no turning back. He wants her, and he’ll stop at nothing to have her. Not even the dark secrets hidden behind his tattoos will stand in his way.

The chemistry is undeniable. The passion is palpable.

Can Damien convince Raelyn that he is worth the risk? Or will Raelyn allow her past to control her future, feeling the chance of another heartache is too great to bear?

***Read TATTOOED EMOTIONS for free on Kindle Unlimited: Amazon***



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Follow along with the Tattooed Emotions read-a-long:

Make sure to join InkSlinger PR on Monday, February 29th to begin the read-a-long of Tattooed Scars, the second book in the Tattooed series.

About Alicia Rae:

Alicia Rae is a Contemporary Romance Author who lives in Dekalb, Illinois, with her husband and three beautiful boys. Alicia has a passion for reading all types of romance, writing to bring a story to life, and wedding photography.

Alicia loves to hear from readers! Text RAE to 22828 to join her mailing list.

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5 thoughts on “Day 2: Alicia Rae’s ‘Tattooed Emotions’ Read-A-Long!

    1. It really is a great book! I HIGHLY recommend anything that Alicia Rae writes! She creates characters that just come alive on the page! Join in with us for the rest of the week!
      Next week we are reading Alicia Rae’s Tattoed Scars, I hope that you will read with us that one with us! Just keep up with Inkslinger Blog to find the schedule. 😀


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