ARC Review: Cherry Bomb by Samantha Kane
Mercury Rising Series, Book 2
Their spark could be too hot to handle…or bring a dying town back to life.
Officially, Turnstiles CEO Brian Curland is in Mercury to set up a new data center. Unofficially, he’s using this trip to re-evaluate his life, because for a man who has everything, he’s feeling pretty empty.
He could buy any car he wants. But no, he had to rent a piece-of-crap Chevy—which is now broken down on the side of the road. When he’s rescued by a sexy local, Brian does what he always does. Go for what he wants, even if it’s just temporary.
Evan Michaels stops to help because that’s what good guys do. He grew up in Mercury, eventually becoming minister of the local Unitarian church. Though everyone knows him, being gay and being in a gay relationship are two different things. He wants Brian, but their affair has to be secret or he can’t play.
When Evan unleashes his long-suppressed sexuality, Brian is more than up to handling the heat. Yet even though they fall hard for each other, it might take the whole town to convince them it’s a forever kind of love.
Contains an inexperienced minister, gay comic-book role play, dirty dancing in antebellum mansions, and some very naughty fireworks. Protective gear recommended.
small-town feel that leaves you feeling warmhearted in the end.
I am a fan of male male romance however it does take something a little more than average me to like it . Ms. Kane has
Review: His Contract by Rebecca Grace Allen
Rebecca Grace Allen
Legally Bound Series, Book 1
Legally Bound, Book 1
Harvard law professor Jack Archer once balanced his professional life with the private world of dominance, surrender and trust he shared with his wife. Since cancer stole her a year ago, finding love again—her final wish for him—is the furthest thing from his mind.
From his empty house to the classroom, grief follows his every move. Until he meets a young woman with shadows in her eyes even darker than his own.
Once a shining star at law school, Lilly Sterling’s dreams died when the Dom she trusted left her heartbroken and lost. She’s starting fresh in a new city as a paralegal, but meeting Jack reawakens all her old demons—and her lingering desires.
Jack offers to become Lilly’s mentor for both the courtroom and the playroom, but tells himself it’s not a relationship. Their carefully worded agreement guarantees that. But when their trial agreement starts heating up, both Jack and Lilly must decide what will tip the scales: the letter of the law…or love?
Warning: All rise for a book that contains a wounded submissive and a Dominant who wants to retrain her while retaining control of his heart. Discovery phase may involve spankings, bondage, edging, and blindfolds. Is it hot? You be the judge.
Jack’s broken heart and lost soul still find each day hard to live without his wife. Life is not the same for this frothy something, good looking college professor. When forced to step from the sanctity of his home into the living world a hint of light and hope with a younger woman walks into his small private world.
Lily’s a smart woman with a side that lets pleasure and pain collide. Having experienced submission in a way that left her frail, Lily tried to close that part of her down. Until an older, experienced man show the signs of just want she needed. Allowing her to learn what true submission is.
Intense pleasure and sensual passion mixed with a confident dominate create an amazingly erotic story.
Jack and Lily’s chemistry hit them both like a ton of bricks. Allowing them to share a side of themselves they both were missing. Pushing their relationship past what the contract of their play. Ms. Allen’s sensual and tempting descriptions of the acts and bonds formed between a dominant and submissive, are breathtaking for the reader and healing for Jack and Lily. A tantalizing and well written BDSM read.