Another Way (Another Way #1) by Anna Martin

Another Way (Another Way #1) by Anna MartinSeries: Another Way #1
on 2011-09-01
Pages: 230
AmazonB&NNarrator: Brad Langer
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On the surface, Jesse Ross is an average guy in an average relationship with his college sweetheart, Adele. But what his girlfriend doesn't know is that he's having an affair-with a man-and exploring his sexuality in ways she never could imagine. His compartmentalized life suits Jesse just fine, and he has no intention of coming out of the closet either as a bisexual or as a submissive. However, Jesse takes a tumble when his Master, Will, admits to wanting more, wanting Jesse as his partner, not just his submissive. Suddenly Jesse's conveniently pieced-together life isn't quite so comfortable. In the end, Jesse has to lay it all on the line-for his girlfriend, for his lover, and for himself.
two-half-stars

I am sorry to say that I found this one a tad boring. I enjoyed the author’s other work Summer Son and Tattoos and Teacups much more than this one.
Jesse Ross wasn’t being fulfilled in a relationship with his girlfriend Adele so he went looking for that something extra. He found a Dom but when she started a new family, she couldn’t continue with Jesse.
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Jesse found Will, who was more than happy to enter a D/s arrangement with Jesse. During the course of their association, Will realized he had formed a connection with Jesse so he wanted more of a relationship. Jesse had some unresolved issues so he wasn’t keen to leaving Adele and beginning a relationship with Will. But even Jesse acknowledged that what he felt with Will was something special. But was it more than what he had with Adele?

I liked how Will and Jesse continued to work to understand the needs of the other as they were a new D/s couple.
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I also like that their relationship was a journey that they both had to work towards. Unfortunately, I found the audiobook boring both because of the narrator as well as the story itself. It just lacked an emotional tug and I just didn’t feel engaged to the characters. It was predictable and I never doubted the outcome. The writing just wasn’t as in depth as the other books I have tried by the author.

*Special thanks to Dreamspinner Press for the audiobook for review.

About Anna Martin

Anna Martin is from a picturesque seaside village in the south- west of England and now lives in the slightly arty, slightly quirky city of Bristol. After spending most of her childhood making up stories, she studied English Literature at university before attempting to turn her hand as a professional writer.

Apart from being physically dependent on her laptop, Anna is enthusiastic about writing and producing local grassroots theater (especially at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where she can be found every summer), going to visit friends in other countries, baking weird and wonderful sweets, learning to play the ukulele, and Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk.

Anna claims her entire career is due to the love, support, pre-reading, and creative ass kicking provided by her best friend Jennifer. Jennifer refuses to accept responsibility for anything Anna has written.

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