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Grand Opening (Kiss of Leather #4) by Morticia Knight

Grand OpeningGrand Opening (Kiss of Leather #4) Morticia Knight

Released August 23, 2016

Published by Pride Publishing

Page count: 185 pages

Blurb:

The men of Kiss of Leather celebrate a beginning, but will the price be another ending?

The grand opening of Kiss of Leather draws near and the pressure is on to make sure everything is completed in time. Master Josh is a perfectionist, so no detail is too small in order to enhance the quality of the prestigious club they’ve all worked so tirelessly on. Unfortunately, the endless demands on Josh’s time have caused him to forget the more important things in life.

David’s love for Master Josh is overpowering at times, but lately, that love has been constantly tested. How can a sub in a fulltime D/s relationship serve a Master who’s never there? As things continue to deteriorate between him and Josh, David wonders if maybe his Master has tired of having to care for a sub full time.

By the time the grand opening arrives, Josh and David seem to have worked out their differences and David is hopeful for their future. The emotional collaring ceremony between Gavin and Kyle is a beautiful reminder of the power of love. But when an unexpected party crasher intrudes on the evening’s festivities, the men are reminded that there are still too many unanswered questions related to Corey’s kidnapping.

More than ever, the men of Kiss of Leather need to stand strong together. Will Josh and David be able to do the same?

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Our thoughts:

The grand opening for Kiss of Leather is almost here and everyone’s stressed at the club. Kyle is trying to finish up his designs while also stressing over the upcoming collaring ceremony for him and Gavin. Derek is still in a rage over the kidnapping of Corey. Corey has been through so much with the prior abuse,  Derek is in overprotective mode to keep his boy safe. Stone has his hands full with his cheeky sub Mitchell, but Mitchell’s progress has been immense.

That just leaves David and Josh. The long time collard couple has it all figured out, right? Wrong. Josh is focusing all his time on the upcoming opening that he’s neglecting his sub. Even after a few eye-opening moments he continues to fall short. What an emotional time for David. My heart ached for his grief. For his loneliness and feelings of inadequacy. For his thoughts that he wasn’t needed and feeling abandoned. Josh fails hard and it’s a long tough road to get back to where they should have been all along.

Another stellar installment in the Kiss of Leather series. I’m always waiting for more from this series. I love these guys so hard!

RATING: BAD ASS BOOTS!!

Book Blast and Review: Bondage Rescue (Kiss of Leather #3) by Morticia Knight

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Bondage Rescue by Morticia Knight
Series: Kiss of Leather Book Three
Kiss of Leather should be read in order for maximum enjoyment
Release Date: February 16, 2016
Pages or Words: 53,600 words/156 pages
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Cover Artist: Posh Gosh
Categories: BDSM, Contemporary, M/M Romance, Suspense/Thriller

Blurb:

Kyle’s best friend Marshall resurfaces and he’s in a lot of trouble. Can the men at Kiss of Leather convince a former Dom to take on the mouthy sub?

Master Derek and his new sub Corey have signed a contract and enjoy their first scene together. The love between them is strong and Derek is as protective of his boy as ever. The only thing left that would make their world perfect would be to bring Corey’s ex-Dom and abuser to justice.

The legal firm that represents Kiss of Leather is charged with hiring a private investigator to flush out the man who orchestrated Corey’s gang rape. Stone Manning is hesitant to take the job, though. He was once wrongly accused in the death of a sub and swore never to enter a BDSM club again. But he owes attorney Glen Sharp his life after the lawyer got him acquitted.

Their meeting is disrupted when Kyle’s missing friend Marshall calls for help. Master Josh promises to help the mouthy Marshall get back on his feet under one condition: Marshall must sign a six month D/s contract as a fulltime sub and prove he can fully submit to a man as well as learn to respect those around him.

Stone Manning suddenly finds himself charged with taming the brattiest sub ever. In truth, the bigger the brat, the more his heart races with excitement. Marshall promises to be just the type of challenge to inspire Stone to be a Master again. As Stone learns more about him, he sees the pain that Marshall has always tried to numb with drugs and alcohol. Stone also sees a man he could love – if he can ever reach him.

In the meantime, Stone and his investigative partner, Chuck, continue to search for Corey’s attacker. The abusive Dom appears to have gone underground. But what they don’t realize is that the closer they get to their prey, the more dangerous he becomes.

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Excerpt:

Stone considered Marshall. He was smart. But he was also in so much emotional pain, viewed his life through a lens of fear, loss and regret. Stone wondered if six months would be long enough to address all of Marshall’s demons. He’d have to do his damnedest to be everything that Marshall needed.

“Sit down, please.” Stone indicated to the chair across from him.

Marshall blinked at him in confusion as if Stone had announced to him that he was an iguana. “Okaaaay…” He lowered himself gingerly on the seat as he continued to stare at Stone as though he were insane.

Obviously not the reaction he’d expected after his little rant. Good.

Marshall made a small strangled sound, dropping his chin to his chest. He lifted it again with a sigh. “Okay, Sir.”

Stone rose then circled around the table until he reached Marshall. “Good boy.” He placed his palm on the top of his head, Marshall jerking away the second they made contact.

“What are you doing?”

Marshall’s tone had held an edge of fear to it that Stone didn’t like. He kept his words soft.

“I was praising you because you did that perfectly. Thank you.”

The expression on Marshall’s face held confusion. His brow furrowed as he averted his gaze. “Oh. Uh, you’re welcome, Sir.”

Marshall fiddled with the towel as if repositioning it. There was a noticeable tremble to his hands. Stone wondered if it was from being upset or more related to Marshall’s blood sugar or a lack of alcohol. There was so much to handle in regards to Marshall and Stone didn’t want to overwhelm him. The desire to understand why Marshall had reacted negatively to a gentle touch nagged at him. But it wasn’t about what he wanted. It was about what Marshall needed. The first priority was his sub’s physical health.

“Would you like some coffee, boy?”

Marshall jerked his head up. “Coffee?”

“Yes, boy. Is that something you like to have in the morning?”

“Yes, Sir. But…I mean, isn’t that a part of my whole submission thingy? Josh used to make me do that every morning for him.” Marshall snickered. “Oh my God. He knew better than to have me cook, though.”

“Hmm. That’s good information to have. We’ll have to get you some simple recipes to begin with, perhaps a basic cooking course.” Stone glanced over his shoulder as he approached the Keurig machine. “Do you take anything in your coffee?”

“Hold up. Cooking course? I don’t think so.” He placed a hand delicately across his chest. “I’m not really into that whole Gordon Ramsey scene.” Marshall favored him with a sly smirk. “Although, I wouldn’t mind doing him.”

“You never answered my question.”

“Huh? What question? You were talking about me cooking.” He grunted, speaking as if to himself. “As if that would ever happen.”

“It’s going to happen and I wanted to know how you take your coffee.”

Marshall narrowed his eyes. “You can’t make me do something I don’t know how to do.”

“Once you finish a cooking course, then yes, I can make you do it.”

Marshall crossed his arms and Stone noted the wince he made that was undoubtedly from pulling on the wound on his elbow. “I’m not cooking and no, you can’t make me.”

Stone leaned with his back against the tiled counter, his stance relaxed, almost as if he was bored. “Are you aware of what they’ll make you do in prison, Marshall? And how do you suppose they might make you do something you don’t want to do? Josh explained to me that the amount of Ecstasy and cocaine they found on the ground near you when you were thrown from the car would be enough to put you away for a very long time. How confident are you that a public defender would be your best bet as opposed to the type of legal counsel Josh can provide? All he wants in return is my assurances that you’re submitting to me completely and showing me, as well as those you interact with, proper respect. I’m to report to him on a weekly basis.”

The distress on Marshall’s face was clear. “But…Josh said I had six months. I can’t be perfect right away! What if I make a mistake, and I didn’t mean to, but you tell Josh I’m a fuck-up? This isn’t fair!” Marshall’s breathing elevated. “This is a fucking nightmare. I’ll never be able to handle this. I can’t cook. I’m not good at anything except shaking my ass and sucking cock.” Marshall buried his face in his hands before tearing them away. “Fuck it. I’m leaving.” Marshall started to rise.

Sit.”

Marshall jumped, but stayed seated, his eyes widened as he stared at Stone. He made sure to keep his voice calm and soothing as he spoke. “You’re not a fuck-up and once we get to the point of discussing consequences to actions, calling yourself that, or any other derogatory reference, will be cause for punishment.”

“Like telling Josh you’re done with me.”

It hadn’t been a question and had been said with a veneer of sadness. Marshall felt the tug in his chest he’d first experienced when he’d seen Marshall at the club.

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Meet the author:

Author Morticia Knight spends most of her nights writing about men loving men forever after. If there happens to be some friendly bondage or floggings involved, she doesn’t begrudge her characters whatever their filthy little heart’s desire. Even though she’s been crafting her naughty tales for more years than she’d like to share – her adventures as a published author began in 2011. Once upon a time she was the lead singer in an indie rock band that toured the West Coast and charted on U.S. college radio. She currently resides on the northern Oregon coast and when she’s not fantasizing about hot men she takes walks along the ocean and annoys the local Karaoke bar patrons.

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Our Thoughts:

Sigh. I truly believe I am addicted to Morticia Knight’s books, but I especially love the BDSM series, Kiss of Leather. I like how each story features the main two protagonists but also reflects back to the previous couple. Each book, so far, has opened with a continuation from the couple prior. It’s usually an intensely intimate, groundbreaking scene for that couple.

All of these men have such close ties through Kiss of Leather and long formed friendships that their stories are bound to be interwoven. Knight does a fantastic job keeping the bonds strong and the storylines moving without leaving anyone behind. We all know how much readers have a hard time letting go of previous protagonists! With the Kiss of Leather series, we don’t have to let go!

Bondage Rescue begins with Corey and Derek. Where they’re at with their relationship and dealing with Corey’s  past abuse and it’s effects. Derek is ever the protector and Corey is thriving under his new dominant. Corey’s abuser must be brought to justice and that’s how we meet Stone, a former Dom who’s been out of the scene for awhile. He’s now focusing his time on his investigative work and he’s on the case to find Tony, Corey’s abuser.

Stone has some skeletons in his past and he’s very defensive but his worries are quickly put to rest. That’s good because when Marshall is finally found, someone needs to get him the help he desperately needs and push him to be the best he can be. That someone is Stone.

Marshall isn’t hurting from abuse or anything like that. He’s hurting from self-loathing, substance abuse and loneliness. His spirit is totally broken and bruised. With Stone’s patience and firm rules, Marshall just might be able to break the cycle of abuse and see how special he truly is.

I loved how sassy Marshall is with Stone. Stone’s patience and understanding are saintly. When it really counts, Marshall steps up and has the control he needs. There’s so much progress and growth with Marshall, by far the biggest turn around of all the submissives so far in this series.

Read this book for the sassy sub, scared sub, suspenseful return of the bad guy, and the bad ass Doms who come to the rescue.

RATING: BAD ASS BOOTS!!!

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February 16, 2016

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Book Blast and Review: Safe Limits (Kiss of Leather #2) by Morticia Knight

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Safe Limits by Morticia Knight
Series: Kiss of Leather book 2
(Series should be read in order)
Release Date: December 22, 2015
Pages or Words: 51,265 words, 164 pages
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Cover Artist: Posh Gosh
Categories: BDSM, Contemporary, Erotica, Gay Fiction, M/M Romance, Romance

Blurb:

The men from Kiss of Leather gather together to rescue a terrified young sub. But it’s Master Derek who wants to keep him for good.

Master Gavin and his boy, Kyle are celebrating their newly established bond when Master Josh calls requesting their help. Josh’s sub, David, needs the men to help his best friend from childhood while they’re away at a BDSM convention in San Francisco.

Corey ran away from his Master after a horrible scene, but he blames himself for everything that happened. No Master would ever want him if they were to find out what he did. Corey’s not sure if he’ll ever feel safe enough to give himself to a Master again anyway, even if all he’s ever wanted was to belong to somebody.

Master Derek agrees to watch over Corey until Josh and David return from the convention. All he needs is another pretty twink messing with his head and his heart, so the older, growly bear of a man determines to keep his distance. But when Corey wakes up screaming after a devastating nightmare, Derek is more drawn than ever to the young sub – the need to keep Corey safe from whatever or whoever has hurt him becoming his main priority.

Kyle and Corey develop a friendship when Corey assists Kyle in the dungeon furniture workshop. Kyle has his own fears – the ones that make him feel he’s broken because of the things he desires to do with Gavin. Through helping Kyle, and receiving his own help through Derek, Corey decides he’s ready to let go of the demons from his past and move forward into a new life.

Now if Corey can only get Derek to believe that he’s ready – and to finally do something about it.

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Excerpt:

Derek was not one to live with mystery – especially with someone under his roof. He respected Corey’s boundaries and his need to keep certain things to himself, but he didn’t think it was completely unreasonable to at least attempt to be friendly with each other. Corey finally answered him.

“I’m usually up pretty early. I can’t sleep much past seven, even when I was going to school and it was the weekend.” Corey’s eyes tracked everything in the kitchen that wasn’t anywhere near Derek. “Plus, I get really tired at night. I used to be the one who fell asleep on New Year’s Eve.”

“Used to be?”

Corey finally looked in his direction. “Tony was more of a night owl. He insisted I stay awake the last few New Year’s.”

“Tony your Dom?”

Corey actually appeared to shrink into himself even more. “Ex-Dom.”

“Hmm.” Derek shut off the burners then pressed the lever down on the toaster. “Hungry?”

“Yeah.” Corey nodded with an enthusiasm that made Derek wonder about the kid’s recent circumstances and whether he’d had enough to eat. He finally lifted his gaze to Derek. “Can I set the table for you? Or…something?”

“I’m not that formal here. You can grab the orange juice and butter from the fridge though. I already have plates and glasses.” Derek wondered if he could draw Corey out of himself a bit more. Mundane topics seemed to be relatively safe. The mention of the Dom had caused him to shut down instantly. “Hope you like chorizo and eggs.”

Corey brought over the items Derek had requested. He set them down then moved quickly away.

“Anything you have is great. I meant…” Corey swallowed, his expression pained. “I meant to say thank you to you last night. I should’ve said it to Gavin…” Corey’s eyes flashed up at him with panic. “Um, Master Gavin and Kyle, but they left before I could tell them. This is really cool of you to do. So, thank you.”

Derek offered him a smile. It wasn’t an expression he employed often, but he sensed that Corey needed some reassuring. “Sure. You’re welcome.” He finished pouring the juice then handed the tumblers back to Corey. “Here you go. Have a seat and I’ll get the rest.”

Corey nodded and did what he was told. Derek found himself intrigued by the young man. It was the absolute last damn thing he needed at the moment, but he couldn’t help it. Corey was too young, too pretty – but he didn’t seem to be too spoiled. Derek ached to know more. All he had to do was figure out how to approach Corey without scaring the shit out of him.

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Meet the author:

Author Morticia Knight spends most of her nights writing about men loving men forever after. If there happens to be some friendly bondage or floggings involved, she doesn’t begrudge her characters whatever their filthy little heart’s desire. Even though she’s been crafting her naughty tales for more years than she’d like to share – her adventures as a published author began in 2011. Once upon a time she was the lead singer in an indie rock band that toured the West Coast and charted on U.S. college radio. She currently resides on the northern Oregon coast and when she’s not fantasizing about hot men she takes walks along the ocean and annoys the local Karaoke bar patrons.

Where to find the author:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authormorticiaknight?fref=nf

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MorticiaKnight

Our thoughts:

Safe Limits is the second book in the Kiss of Leather series. These books definitely need to be read in order as the characters and issues in the first book bleed over into the second. Gavin and Kyle were just coming together and establishing their Dom/sub relationship. In Safe Limits, Kyle is still struggling with his desire to give up control. It’s his first experience in this type of relationship and dabbling in BDSM in general. He’s warring internally over his desire for impact play and what that means for him. Luckily, Kyle has someone new he can discuss his wants and feelings with, Corey.

Corey is a friend of David’s and he’s in need. He’s left an abusive Dom and seeks shelter and space to heal. Unfortunately the timing of his arrival coincides with Josh and David being away at a convention and Kyle and Gavin away on holiday. That leaves Derek to take in and care for Corey. Normally  Derek would be strict and his usual domineering self but he sees from the first moment that Corey is too skittish for that.

Derek does his best to make Corey feel comfortable and protected. That kindness goes a long way in helping Corey. His abuse was ongoing and his idea of what a real Dom and a full-time submissive relationship should be is totally skewed.  Derek is the perfect person to set all of that straight for Corey.

Corey and  Derek are a dream. They’re literally courting each other. Shy smiles. Gentle touches. Going out for motorcycle rides and day trips, BBQs with friends. It’s all so sweet and exactly what Corey needs.  Derek shows the perfect amount of gentleness towards Corey as he heals.  Derek also ensures Corey gets mental help for his ordeal. They don’t touch at all sexually until  Derek is certain that Corey wants it and is ready.

Safe Limits is one of my favorite type of BDSM books. Although it doesn’t have much in the form of scenes or playing, it does have the trust building and respect that is so important for those involved in the BDSM scene. Reading about Corey be treated right and getting help can be just as rewarding as reading a book full of intense impact play.

I have a feeling we will get something more intense from Corey and  Derek in the next installment of the Kiss of Leather series. I, personally, can’t wait!

RATING: BAD ASS BOOTS!!

Tour Date & Stops:

December 22, 2015

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BOOK BLAST and REVIEW: Building Bonds (Kiss of Leather #1) by Morticia Knight

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Building Bonds (Kiss of Leather book 1) by Morticia Knight
Release Date: August 26, 2015
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Cover Artist: Posh Gosh
Pages or Words: 173 pages
Categories: BDSM, M/M Romance, Romance

Blurb:

Kyle’s a natural sub who builds dungeon furniture, yet has no interest in BDSM. It takes a hunky Dom to show him just what he’s been missing.

After Kyle’s partner of five years leaves him for another man on the night of their housewarming party, the shy early thirties carpenter needs to do a serious reassessment of his life in addition to raising some serious cash. With no one else to help him pay the lease on his Los Angeles condo, he worries how he’ll survive. His best friend sets up a meeting with one of the Doms and partners at Kiss of Leather, a gay BDSM Club being built as a premiere destination for those who want the best of the best.

Master Gavin not only wants the best – he demands it. When he meets Kyle, he assumes that part of the builder’s reticence to share anything personal with him must be due to his experiences with an abusive former Master. Not one to back down from a challenge, Gavin determines to break through the walls surrounding the beautiful man he can’t get out of his mind. He’s certain that once he convinces Kyle to sign an initial contract, Kyle might be the first sub to open up his heart.

Misunderstandings and accusations almost destroy everything between them before it has a chance to begin. However, the true obstacle becomes not only whether Kyle will embrace BDSM as a lifestyle, but whether he can handle a fulltime D/s relationship with a big bad scary Dom who’s as sexy as hell.

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“I don’t have to be naked, right? You’re sure I won’t have to be naked?” Kyle sucked in a gulp of air. “Of course, if everyone else is and I’m not…Oh God, they’ll all be staring at me. Maybe I should be naked.”

Gavin stepped from the shower and the sight of his stunning frame with his semi-erect cock swaying, rivulets of water trailing down his beautiful skin over his rock hard abs – it made him want to…

“Kyle. Did you hear what I said?”

“Huh?”

Gavin chuckled then advanced on him. He grabbed Kyle by his nape then pulled him in for a deep kiss. He broke their connection, except he kept his hand circled around Kyle’s neck, holding him there, safe.

“No one expects you to be naked, least of all me. You have a wonderful body that I hope you’ll someday allow others to see, but tonight isn’t about pushing your boundaries.”

“Are you kidding me? They’re not being pushed, they’re being trampled.”

“Kyle. Now would be a good time to remember that you need to address me properly at all times.”

“Oh. Sorry. Are you kidding me, Master?”

Gavin narrowed his eyes at him. “We’ll revisit the tone of your voice later. I don’t want to be late.”

Kyle’s eyes widened. He was such a mass of jangled nerves about going to the dungeon owned and run by Gavin’s friend, he hadn’t noticed how his words might’ve come across.

“I am sorry. I’m just a little freaked out, that’s all.”

Gavin placed another light kiss on his lips. “All right. I’ll let it go this time. I’ll also acknowledge that I might be on the verge of trampling your boundaries. But I think you can handle it and I believe you’ll do very, very well. Focus on your desire to make me proud and let everything else fall away.” Gavin stroked Kyle’s cheek with the back of his hand. “Your safewords always apply, no matter where we are, boy.”

Kyle took in another deep breath. “Okay. Thank you. That helped. I just don’t want to, I mean, of course I want to make you proud, but won’t people be expecting you to have someone more, uh, not only experienced, but either super pretty and twinky or hot and-”

“Stop it. Don’t say another word or there will be a punishment and it’ll involve the cock cage with the penis plug I showed you.”

Oh shit.

“Please. Not that.”

“Then remember how stunning I think you are and how angry it makes me that you would denigrate my beautiful boy.” Gavin pulled him close, nuzzling him behind his ear, placing soft kisses on his skin. “I want only you.”

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Meet the author:

Author Morticia Knight spends most of her nights writing about men loving men forever after. If there happens to be some friendly bondage or floggings involved, she doesn’t begrudge her characters whatever their filthy little heart’s desire. Even though she’s been crafting her naughty tales for more years than she’d like to share – her adventures as a published author began in 2011. Once upon a time she was the lead singer in an indie rock band that toured the West Coast and charted on U.S. college radio. She currently resides on the northern Oregon coast and when she’s not fantasizing about hot men she takes walks along the ocean and annoys the local Karaoke bar patrons.

Where to find the author:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authormorticiaknight?fref=nf
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MorticiaKnight
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5252602.Morticia_Knight

Our thoughts:

Insecure Kyle is floored when his boyfriend of five years leaves him for another man at their housewarming party. Now, he’s working hard at his Carpenter job to make ends meet on a condo he hates and feels like a visitor within its walls. The lease is too much, the furniture is ugly and uncomfortable. He feels trapped within details of a life he never desired.

Through Kyle’s friend Marshall, Kyle receives a once in a lifetime offer. He’s been asked to design BDSM equipment exclusively for a new club that is set to open within a few months. Kyle is a talented man within his trade and the owners of the club are impressed with his designs. They’re beautiful, practical and unique.

Marshall has always said Kyle is a natural submissive. What does that mean? The thought just sends Kyle blushing and stumbling over himself. He might be a people pleaser but does that mean he’s a submissive? No. Never. Well, until he meets Gavin James!

Gavin James is one of the three owners of the BDSM club, Kiss Of Leather, Marshall hooked Kyle up with for his designs. When Gavin comes to discuss a contract for their club, he’s consumed with Kyle. Kyle IS a natural. He’s also extremely shy, unsure and obviously mistreated and that sends Gavin into protective and possessive mode.

The bulk of this story is about Kyle becoming comfortable within this new lifestyle that has been thrust upon him. He might enter into a contract with Gavin, but he is a total novice. Aside from a few videos, he’s never participated in any type of BDSM play. What Kyle does possess is the natural need to please and be praised. He’s wanted affection his whole life but is was always denied. He was never cherished for his talents and Gavin now lavishes this upon Kyle. It’s a learning period for both men and it’s very sweet and calming for Kyle.

Kyle’s new-found strength from Gavin’ s attention is remarkable. He’s the same man, just more sure, loving, and most of all happy. I’m very interested to see where this series leads. I feel Kyle and Gavin’s story can be built upon but there are so many characters sprinkled throughout their story that could be highlighted as well. So much potential!

Building Bonds is the perfect BDSM book for those who like their BDSM more on the affectionate, light side rather than the intense high impact side. The focus is on the relationship and emotional needs more than the play.

RATING: BAD ASS BOOTS!

Tour Dates & Stops: August 11 – 17, 2015

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