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Tour: The Replacement & The Prisoner by Rachael Wade

The Replacement & The Prisoner
Rachael Wade
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult

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*Contains sexually explicit content and mature subject matter, including language and elements of abuse.*

A gritty New Adult drama about a young woman’s self-destructive quest to find purpose, self-worth, and love in a broken world.

My name is Elise Duchamp. I’m twenty-three years old and I’m known as the town whore.

No, not the kind who exchanges sexual favors for money. The other kind. The kind who gives it all away for free, whenever and however she likes. I am that girl. The one everyone whispers about and the one none of the girls seem to like, because all of their boyfriends either want to sleep with me or already have. Promiscuity is my thing—the kind that slowly, violently turns my insides black, but gives me something I need.

All things considered, I’m not completely reckless. I’m safe, and contrary to popular opinion, I do have a heart. I live in a world of careless choices, and with those choices come careless people. I cannot judge them, because I am one of them. I too bow down to the altar of the self-serving. I am not a good friend. I am not and never could be anyone’s girlfriend. I’m convinced any goodness in me shriveled up and died long ago.

But I am a replacement. That is something I know how to be, and this is a story of the lengths I’d go to in order to keep it that way.


My name is Christian Walker, and Elise Duchamp is my drug of choice.

No matter how hard I try to break the habit, it’s a lost cause. Okay, maybe I haven’t really tried to quit this particular habit. All I can think about is owning her. Making her mine. Can you really blame me? With that sinful body, luscious mouth, and wicked tongue, she’s every man’s dream, and she knows it.

No one is immune to her charm, not even me, a man who has everything—a beautiful wife, an office with a view, and more money than most people can spend in one lifetime. Only I know how to make her toes curl. Only I know her body better than the other men she screws in her free time. None of them can compare to me.

But the joke is on me. I’m the prisoner.

The one who will never compare to him. The one man who makes me see red. His name is stored in her cell phone. It’s the first one she calls out to, the first one she cries for when all hell breaks loose. Ryder Jacobson.

The name makes me cringe.

She loves him, and I love her. In my own way, I always will. But the bad guy doesn’t always belong with the bad girl. Sometimes the bad girl needs a good man to believe in her, to give her that final push toward ultimate transformation. I wish I was that good man. That I could be her happily ever after. I guess that’s the thing about prisoners, though. They’re left alone with their torment, and in the end, they have no one to blame but themselves.

About the Author

Rachael Wade is the Amazon bestselling author of The Preservation Series, The Resistance Trilogy, and the upcoming sci-fi series, The Keepers Trilogy. When she’s not writing, she’s busy learning French, watching too many movies, and learning how to protect animals and the environment. Visit her at and, or come chat with her on Twitter via @RachaelWade.

The Tour

September 8th
iScream Books >> The Prisoner
Nicely Phrased >> The Prisoner
A Thousand Words A Million Books >> The Replacement
Bottles & Books Reviews >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
Keepin It Real Book Blog >> The Prisoner
(un)Conventional Bookviews >> The Replacement

September 9th
Bookish Things & More  >> The Prisoner
Obsessed by Books >> The Replacement
sue cover reveals & book promotions >> The Prisoner
The Book Fairy Reviews >> The Prisoner
Whispered Thoughts >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
Archaeolibrarian – I dig good books! >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
2 Book Lovers Reviews >> The Replacement & The Prisoner

September 10th
Book Bitches Blog >> The Prisoner
TNT Reviews >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
Coffee, Books & My Kindle >> The Replacement
Bookworm Brandee >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
Live Read and Breathe  >> The Prisoner
Underneath the Covers >> The Replacement
Bad Bird Reads >> The Replacement

September 11th
Paranormal book club >> The Replacement
Fabulous and Fun >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
Not Everyone’s Mama >> The Prisoner
Coffee, Books & My Kindle >> The Prisoner
Reading Is My Superpower >> The Replacement
Donnie Darko Girl >> The Prisoner
Karen Blue Reviews >> The Replacement & The Prisoner

September 12th
My Book Filled Life >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
Cheekypee reads and reviews >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
All in One Place >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
The Phantom Paragrapher >> The Prisoner
kimberlyfaye reads >> The Prisoner
A is For Alpha B is For Books >> The Prisoner

September 13th
Orchard book club >> The Prisoner
In Between The Lines >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
Summer’s Book Blog >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
Sassy Divas Book Blog >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
Sweet and Spicy Books >> The Replacement & The Prisoner
A Little Bit of R&R >> The Prisoner