Amazon • B&N • Narrator: 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.
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.
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.
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.