Giana Darling-Good Gone Bad

I fell in with The Fallen Men MC back in the last book in the series. It was the second book in the series, about Zeus Garro. The first book was about his son, King. Good Gone Bad is about Harleigh Rose, Zeus’ daughter and Fallen Men Princess. I know that her name probably has more to do with Harley Davidson motorcycles than Harley Quinn, the comic book character, but as I’m currently watching Suicide Squad for the 1897439849th time, I’m kind of stuck seeing Harleigh as Harley, mostly for the BAMF factor.

Anyway, I fell in love with Harleigh Rose during that book. I thought that she was fierce and loyal. If she loves you, she will have your back, always, and will go to the mat for you in a fight. She will do anydamnthing she has to in order to make sure that her family is safe, and for H.R., family isn’t just blood. She grew up as an MC princess, and the Fallen Men are part of her family as well. And frankly, when I say anything, I am not exaggerating.

So, H.R. is now just about to finish college to become a nurse. She no longer lives in the same town as her family so that she can go to school. She’s also dating Cricket, a member of the Berserker MC. Or at least, she was dating Cricket. Right up until she put a cleaver in his neck for trying to rape her after spending years of abusing her. She’s been hiding it from her family, because she feels ashamed that she has spent years being abused. (Protip: no one should EVER feel ashamed of being abused. It’s not your fault that it’s happening. It can be hard for you to realize that you are being abused until something big happens, because the abuser rarely starts out by beating you bloody. It starts slow and gets worse. If you are in an abusive relationship, there are places you can go for help. /steps off soapbox)

When she realizes that she’s killed Cricket, she has so many options as to what to do. She could call Zeus or King who would make it disappear like it never happened and then take her home and make her feel safe. However, that’s not what she did. Instead, she calls the man who has been her savior since she was 6 and says Lion, I’ve done something wrong.

Lionel Danner was there to help Harleigh Rose on one of the worst days of her life, the day her daddy got shot when he was saving Louise. She was 6 that day, and many, many times over the intervening years, he’s been there to save her, including when her abusive mother ODed one more time, and he and his family took H.R. and King in so that they would be safe until Zeus got out of prison. Four years ago, he had to separate himself from Harleigh Rose because he’s 10 years older than her and he was starting to feel all the things for her. Now, he’s a cop, and when she calls him and needs him, he drops everything to be there for her. Of course, because he’s the police, Cricket’s death doesn’t just disappear like it would have if her family had taken care of it, but her Lion is still there to stand in between her and the rest of the police and to hand her to her family so she can be safe.

When Cricket’s funeral comes around, as an MC princess, she knows that she has to go to Cricket’s funeral. As his ol’ lady, it’s expected. And that’s when she gets a huge surprise, Lionel has patched into the Berserkers. Not only that, he’s hanging with her best friend. And, his road name is Lion, the name she’s used for him all his life.

I like Lion for so many reasons. One reason is that he’s willing to go toe-to-toe with Zeus over what he thinks is the right thing to do. And he’ll do it, even if it pisses people off, including the giant MC prez. He’s also willing to stand up to and for his Rosie when she needs it. He turns into her dirty Dom when he needs to and when she needs him to. You wouldn’t think that H.R. would be any kind of subbie girl, but being strong and fierce and a BAMF doesn’t mean that you don’t have a subbie streak too. And that’s what Lion does for Rosie. He gives her the safe place she needs in order to get her needs met, and he’s there to lift her up and give her strength when she needs it. But, he’s also not trying to control all aspects of her life and realizes that she’s strong and there are things that she’s going to do, so it’s better to go along with her and support her than to try and tell her no and make it so that she is going to do it anyway, without him there to help her. Remember, this is Harleigh Rose, daughter of Zeus, sister of King, princess to the Fallen Men MC. She has grown up in an MC and while her dad may have kept her out of some of the club business, she’s still absorbed this stuff all her life, and she’s never going to be willing to have someone stand as her shield. She’s going to need someone to stand with her, and that’s what Lion does. He stands with her and supports her and makes sure she has a safe place to go and loves her.

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OK, I got so fucking pissed at Zeus for the way that he wrote off Harleigh Rose. I mean, as her father, and knowing how loyal she is to him and her family, he should’ve known that she wouldn’t ever betray the Fallen Men. He should’ve trusted her and understood that there was something going on and some reason that she would have backed off from talking to everyone. He made things even harder for her and took more of the light that she needed away. Of course, he didn’t know what he had done, all he knew was that he had cut off a traitor. I cried. It was sad. I kind of hated Zeus at that moment. In my head, LouLou smacked him upside the back of his head when she found out the entire story of what was going on.

Anyway, that’s all I have to say about this one. If you like MC with a touch of dark, dirty, and taboo, check out the entire series. Happy reading!

Maren Smith-Black Light: Fearless

There are a lot of reasons why I love the Black Light universe. I mean, hot and sexy adult quality time, great storylines, and a whole lot of authors who are writing in a shared world. Maren Smith is the latest author to give us a full-length novel in the BL world, with Fearless. This book is the 10th novel in the Black Light ‘verse, in about 18 months or so.

Fearless comes out of this year’s Roulette Redux. Kitty, the heroine of this story, wasn’t the main character in Maren’s story, but she was a good friend of Hadlee. The way that this one goes is that it picks up on that Valentine’s Day night, after Ethan and his Menagerie were ejected from Black Light.

Kitty and Hadlee, who was once called Piggy-girl, were both “owned” by Ethan. He’s one of those faux “doms” who think that they are gods. Basically, he was really charismatic, got the subs hooked on him, then he started fucking with their minds to turn them into his perfect little pets. Hadlee managed to escape some time ago, and decided to sign up for Roulette. She drew Noah’s name from the draw. Noah is an Aussie who is a champion whip master. He found that Gareth was into her and she was into Gareth, and well, go read the story.

Meanwhile, Ethan managed to get himself kicked out of the club because he was being Captain Douchebag, along with Kitty-girl, Pony-girl, and Puppy-girl. Kitty, being friends with Hadlee, knew that she was about to end up paying for the fact that Hadlee escaped. And she did. He beat the fucking shit out of her and then raped her. Then he left her outside, stark ass naked, after being beat the fuck up, in the middle of February outside of DC. After Kitty managed to drag herself inside, she decided that she was going to be like Hadlee, and escape. It took her a lot of work in her head to manage it, mostly to pysch herself up to it, but she ran. She ran to a phone booth and managed to call Hadlee and beg for help. Hadlee and Gareth came, picked her up, and took her into their home.

After a few weeks in which Ethan ruins Kitty’s life even more than he already had, Gareth decides that he needs to do whatever he can to help Kitty and to get her away from Ethan. So, he calls up his bud Noah, down in Australia, and asks if he can send this poor abused and traumatized woman his way. Noah says of course. He’ll see Ethan coming from miles away, so Kitty’ll be perfectly safe.

When Kitty finally gets to Australia, after like 27 hours of flying, Aus tries to kill her for the first time, but luckily, Noah is there to save her. Then he takes her out to his ranch, which is isolated and far from neighbors, and Kitty just assumes that he’s Australia’s version of Ethan wanting something from her.

After Maren’s story in Redux, I didn’t think that I could dislike Ethan any more than I already did, and we didn’t know much about him at that point. But then, Maren decided we needed to know more. And guess what? I found out that I really could hate him more. Maren created a completely unlikable and easily hatable character. I mean, I wanted to go kick him in the nuts so hard that he could wear them as earmuffs.

I felt so sorry for Kitty. She really broke my heart. I mean, Ethan did a helluva job on her, and it is hard to break out of that kind of gaslighting and brainfuckery. I mean, Ethan had rules and if she didn’t follow them, his punishment was harsh, and his rewards were few. When you know that you are going to get punished so harshly for any kind of fuckup, you work really, really hard to make the person in charge happy. And that’s exactly what Kitty did. You internalize those rules and even when you get to a safe place, you have a hard time getting away from them, because they were the only way you knew how to stay safe, so you are going to keep going back to those rules. There’s something I’ve heard over the years. That’s that it’s perfectly sane to be insane in an insane situation. And again, that’s so hard to deal with when you are out of the situation.

I really like Noah, a lot. He gets handed a terribly damaged woman and subbie. He could have just jumped in and tried to Dom her immediately or he could’ve completely ignored that part of her, but he spent time trying to think about what was best for Kitty and how he could help her. He didn’t just jump to immediately trying to stick his dick in her.

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OK, is Noah making new kitty stuff for Kitty not the sweetest thing ever? I love that he helps her recapture that part of herself. I also love that he fucking punches Ethan. I hope the cops do terrible things to Ethan.

OK, go check out this one and all the Black Light stories. Happy reading!

Maddie Taylor-Dare to Love Again

Once again, we’re back at Club Decadence LA. Today, we’re going to be playing with Master K/Master Finn/St. Kieran the Patient and Esme in Dare to Love Again. I’ve enjoyed the LA books, and I’ve found that they all have one thing in common. They are all about second chances. Not necessarily second chances with the same partner years later, but second chances at life and love. All three heroines have had some kind of trauma of one sort or another, some more traumatic than others, and they are waking up again and getting their lives back.

Before we get too far into the blog, I have to remark on Esme’s name. Her whole name is Samantha Esmerelda Spade. Now, I know I’ve talked about Maddie and the way that she plays with words before, and she’s done it again with this one. If you like film noire, you may want to shorten Esme’s first name and see what you get. If you are like me and grew up in the ’70s, then you might recognize the names Samantha and Esmerelda from a more magical setting.

OK, now for the book. Five years ago, Esme’s husband and Dom, Andrew, was murdered. Not just murdered, but shot in front of her and bled out in her arms. For all that time, subbie Esme has been alone and stuck. She has nightmares, she can’t really cope with a whole lot, and she’s still living in the same town she did when her husband died. Her friend Pax finally gets her to move out with him to LA, where he can help her. Part of helping her involves getting her a membership to Decadence, where she can hopefully find a new Dom. Pax plans on helping her, but has to go undercover, so Esme ends up going to the club a couple of times a week on her own, but never plays.

One night, she goes to the club and doesn’t realize that it’s Edge Night. This doesn’t mean that all the subs are being edged with orgasm denial. No, this means that there is a lot of play that is more extreme, right on the edge, so to speak. Things like needle play, for example. That’s when Carlos shows up. He grabs her, calls her names, doesn’t listen to when she says no, and tells her he’s going to whip her bloody. She has to call red to get him to leave her alone. That’s when Master Finn first notices her, as he comes to her rescue.

Master Eric, being the Domly Dom that he is, pulls Esme aside and tells her that she has to stop just watching and she needs to find a Dom. Then he pulls in his friend Kieran Finnegan and tells him that he wants for Finn to be Esme’s Dom so that he can help her. Who knew that Doms could be matchmakers?

I felt so bad for Esme. I can’t imagine being stuck with that kind of tragedy in your head. I know what it’s like to spend years and years without the kind of intimacy being in a relationship gives you, and that’s really hard and lonely, and that’s without dealing with the whole not getting her subbie side met. Finn really is a very patient person, which pretty much makes him perfect for Esme. Did I mention that Esme and I have very similar tastes in music? Yeah, some of those songs got me through some bad times too.

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Yeah, I know, the whole corset piercing scene was just one small little scene in the book, but I love the way that they look, and that carried on in my head, so here, have a pretty picture.

I knew I didn’t trust Esme’s boss, but I have to say, I didn’t expect it to go the way that it did. I expected something completely different there.

OK, That’s all I have to say today. Go and read all of Maddie’s Club Decadence books, you’ll thank me. Happy reading!

Measha Stone-Tower

A lot of authors over the years have come up with their own spins on fairy tales. I mean, they are a pretty great framework to hang your own story on, and they’ve shown up time and again in various forms over the centuries. And with a name like Tower, I bet you can guess which fairy tale Measha decided to go with. That’s right, she decided that the Gingerbread Man would be the best choice. No. Wait, that’s not it. Let me think a moment… Oh yeah, it’s Rapunzel.

Peter Titon is Ash’s cousin. He has decided to open Tower, his own kink club. It has nothing to do with the Annex, but he’s not staying completely away from the family business, after all, he is Ash’s right hand man, and while Ash and Ellie are away on their honeymoon, Peter’s the one in charge, including dealing with the collection on bad loans.

Azalea has spent her entire life under the thumb of her mother, Bellatrix Gothel. Is that not a fabulous name for a villain? You know that it is. Anyway, she manages to escape one night and sneaks into Tower. She’s always fantasized about the kinky side of the world, and Tower is perfect. While she’s there, she catches Peter’s eye. He comes up and says something to her and then walks away. The next time he sees her, she’s running through the streets because she has to get home. He decides to help her and drives her home, noticing that she’s in a panic over the time.

The next day, Peter decides that he’s going to go on a collections run, which ends up with him at Azalea’s house. Her guard owes them money, so they are going to go get it. While they are in the house, Peter notices a locked door and doesn’t like it. That’s when he decides that he’s going to take Azalea as the missing part of the debt.

OK, Measha’s stories are always hot, but this one was pretty smoking. I think part of it is that Azalea is so into what’s going on, no matter how much she’s fighting against Peter and his orders. They are things that she’s wanted, so of course they are making her all hot and horny. I think another part of it is that Measha writes erotic humiliation so well, and it works really well here. I’m pretty sure that Azalea thinks so too. She seemed to really get into it when Peter called her slutty. I think that Peter didn’t necessarily think about everything that Azalea needed all the time, and when she called him on it, she was totally right to do so. He kind of needed a smackdown.

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I expected parts of the book, just because they are part of the Rapunzel story, but there were a few places that I was very surprised.

I love that Daniel basically hit Peter with a cluex4 a couple of times, because he totally needed it. The whole feeling sorry for himself thing wasn’t pretty.

OK, that’s all I have to say on this one. Go check out all of Measha’s great books. Happy reading!

Golden Angel-Hardcore Vanilla

Golden Angel, Queen of Butt Stuff, is closing out her Stronghold Doms series with Hardcore Vanilla, Jake and Sharon’s story. If you are worried about the fact that the series is closing and you’ll miss out on this world, don’t worry, Golden has a spinoff series called Masters of the Marquis. That series will have all of Olivia’s Baby Doms that we met in Tempting the Domme. I’m looking forward to this series so we can get more on the stories that were teased in this one.

Sharon and Jake are the very last two single people in their friend group. Jake doesn’t like Sharon because she’s loud, crass, tells inappropriate jokes, and likes being the center of attention. Sharon doesn’t like Jake because he’s judging her, and she has had enough of people judging her. She’s going to be herself and if Jake doesn’t like it, then fuck him.

On New Year’s Eve, not only is there a huge party for the holiday, but there’s also a huge party at Marquis for its grand opening. Everyone is partying and having a good time, Patrick and Lexie got engaged, and Sharon and Jake are getting drunk and dancing together. At midnight, when everyone else is about to kiss their special someone, Sharon and Jake both realize that they are standing next to each other, so they might as well kiss. And kiss they do. They both like it so much that they decide to go back to Jake’s house and bring in the new year with a bang. Jake isn’t sure if he’ll regret it in the morning, but he knows that he’ll regret it if he doesn’t and Sharon keeps saying that it’s the worst idea ever, but that doesn’t stop them.

When Sharon wakes up in the morning, she sneaks out and heads home, figuring that she won’t have to see Jake for a while, so no awkwardness. Except, of course, that’s when Angel decides to go into labor, they both show up at the hospital, and some awkward ensues. At least on Jake’s part. And he gets all judgy about Sharon being who she is.

I like Sharon. I’m a lot like her, except I don’t like to be the center of attention. But I cuss, I tell inappropriate jokes, and I’m loud. My dad always used to get on me to be more lady-like and speak quieter and was embarrassed by me. I finally got to the point where I had zero fucks to give about it, and decided that if he didn’t like me the way that I am, well, that was his problem, and not mine, so I totally get Sharon. I also totally get her wanting to poke and prod Jake since he is already judging her, so why not annoy her a little more and get a little more under his skin. Sharon is a bit of a brat, but not a mean one. She has a huge and loving heart, and will do anything to help her friends.

Jake. Hmmm… What can I say about Jake? He keeps going to Stronghold but swears he’s not a Dom. He can be very judgmental and dickish when it comes to Sharon. He loves his sister and his best friend Patrick, he works hard, and he seems to be a nice guy. But, just about everything about Sharon gets on his last nerve, he’s terribly attracted to her, but she’s not the kind of woman he usually dates. Then there is the whole sub thing that Sharon has going on. I do like the way that they describe what they like though. I’ve called the same kind of thing rocky road, myself, because it isn’t straight up vanilla, nor is it serious kink.

 

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I love that Olivia and Michael give Jake a smackdown. I love it even more when his mom laughs at him. You can tell that Jake just hasn’t actually tried to see why Sharon does what she is doing. And even after they agree to be fuck buddies, he doesn’t necessarily give her the benefit of the doubt at times. He’d rather just jump to the bad than try to figure out her motivation.

And with her family? I get loving your family and I get being confused when other people say that they don’t have a great relationship, but he’s all kind of dismissive of Sharon’s explanations before they get to the wedding. She tries to tell him what’s going on, but he just blows it off as Sharon being Sharon and rude.

I know it sounds like I don’t actually like Jake, but I do. At least when he’s getting out of his own way and he starts thinking.

OK, that’s all I have to say about this one. Go visit Stronghold for one last time. Happy reading!

Anthology-Ladder 54

So, you want some really hot firefighters that are also seriously Domly types? Yeah, me too. I’m always ready for hot, Domly firefighters. Well, Maren Smith, Raisa Greywood, Adaline Raine, Isabella Laase, and Felicity Brandon certainly are too. In fact, they are so ready for them, that they decided that they would share the boys of Ladder 54 with us.

Here’s the setup for the story. In the little town of Big Banks, Montana, there is an exclusive BDSM club called the Crystal Cabin Club. The Cabin is run by Walt and Sophie. Walt also happens to be the fire chief of the little fire department of Big Banks. But he’s just been diagnosed with cancer, and the insurance won’t cover all the bills, especially things like transportation, hotel bills, because the hospital isn’t in Big Banks, and other such things. So to handle that, Sophie organized a fundraiser at the CCC. They are doing several things. One is that they are going to have a $200/head dinner. Then there are the auctions. One is a silent auction for things like a fancy Camaro, kinky photo shoots, and other nifty things. The other auction is for 5 Doms who are all part of the fire department. The lucky winner gets to have 24 hours with the Dom of her choice. And so here we go.

Maren Smith-The Dance Card

Rylee has been a member of the CCC for a while, but she’s also a wallflower, she’s never scened, but she will sit in the dark corners and watch what’s going on. When she finds out about the auction, she knows that there is one person that she really, really wants to bid on, Walker. And she’s willing to do just about anything to get him. Just ask Tammi Lou. Although, Walker isn’t unhappy that Tammi Lou isn’t the one who won him. No one likes her very much. But at the end of the auction, instead of talking to Walker, she rushes out and doesn’t answer his calls or texts. You see, Rylee is painfully shy and awkward, plus she feels really guilty about what she did to Tammi Lou.

I felt sorry for Rylee, well, maybe not sorry, but definitely sympathetic, because I’ve been the person who had a hard time talking to someone I liked, and I’ve been on Walker’s side of the equation too. It’s hard on both people. I like Walker, and I think he’ll be so good for her.

Raisa Greywood-Light Me Up

Selene isn’t a resident of Big Banks. She is a resident of Chicago, and grew up in Greektown. She had a crush on an older boy named Theo. A year ago, their mothers set them up for a date, only he decided to not go, but everyone else knew that before she did. Now, she has to go to a client meeting in Big Banks and she knows that Theo is a firefighter there. When she gets there, she finds out about the auction, so she decides to go, after Sophie invites her. Selene’s plan is to win Theo, show him what he missed, and then leave. She doesn’t need him at all. And oh yeah, she wants the tricked out 1968 Chevy Camaro too. If she wins that one, she’s planning on taking that one with her. Theo, she’s perfectly happy to leave in Big Banks, sucking her exhaust.

Theo sees a beautiful goddess with the tattoo of a Greek goddess, and he is thrilled when he finally sees her bid on him and win. It’s only when he hears Sophie announce Selene’s name as the winner that he is like oh shit. And then he turns into crazy overbearing Greek man.

I LOVE Selene. Raisa is really writing some great heroines lately. Theo needs a good, swift kick in the butt. Or two, or maybe even 3. But, I’m pretty sure that Selene could handle that, if necessary.

Adaline Raine-Rekindled

Troy is one of our firefighters and was more than happy to help out Walt and Sophie. Then he finds out that the woman who won him is Dakota, his ex-wife. Or, his legally separated wife. She ran out on him years ago, and now, she’s apparently back in town. Yay? There is so much history there that they are going to have to figure out and that could get in there way, but he’s more than happy to spank her since she did win him, and all.

I love a good second chance story, and this is a good one. There is so much in between them, and neither one of them are perfect or blameless. They went through some stuff that’s hard on marriages at the best of times, and I’m pretty sure they didn’t have the best of times.

Isabella Laase-Firehouse 54

Declan has seen 3 of his firefighter brothers go down, and he’ll be damned if he’s going to be number 4. In fact, he is planning on doing the bare minimum when it comes to his “date”. A couple of meals, a couple swats over the clothes, and he’s off to his fishing cabin. In fact, he’s so not into it that he didn’t even meet the woman who won him or look in her file. He just shows up at the Cabin, expecting to have a couple of free hours to look at the file, but then he sees the camper that his date is driving already there.

What Declan doesn’t know is that he doesn’t have A date. He has TWO dates. Claire and Claudia are identical twins. They’ve pulled the old switcharoo more than once in their lives, because no one can tell them apart, and so Claudia figures that they can do it for this too. They will just split the time and no one will be the wiser. But of course, we know that it never works out that way.

I really didn’t like Claudia. I don’t think that she ever really listens to anyone but Claudia. She will definitely need a good Dom to keep her in line. Claire and Declan are pretty sweet together though.

Felicity Brandon-A Hero For Lauren

Lauren is over from England, specifically for this auction. That’s because she has a thing for firefighters. Or rather, for one firefighter. When she was younger, Blake saved her from a fire, before her family moved to England. She’s crushed on him ever since, and now that she took the chance and won him in an auction, she’s finally going to get the chance to actually play with the man that she’s been dreaming and fantasizing about for years. Only she keeps getting phone calls that stress her out while they are supposed to be enjoying themselves.

That’s some serious crush that Lauren has. Not that I blame her. I mean, firefighter. But still, she went to some extremes to get to the auction and to win her dream date. Blake is very sweet to her though. I liked him a lot.

Well, there we go. Five fabulously fiery fapping reads about five fierce firefighters. Go check them out and pick your fave. Happy reading!

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Jennifer Bene-Deviant Attraction

Jennifer Bene has a new release out. While it may look like a brand new book, and it sort of is, Deviant Attraction is actually a box set of 3 of Jennifer’s shorts, The Rite, Reunited, and The Invitation. There are also shorts or extended endings that go with each of the stories, so you are getting a whole lot packed into one book. Plus, have you looked at the awesome cover? I am loving it.

I read all 3 of these stories back when I first discovered Jennifer Bene, and I loved them all so very, very much. And I’m really happy to see them out in a new release so that they can get a little bit of love. I’m just going to write a little bit about each one, because they are shorter, and you know how I hate to spoil anything for anyone. I try really hard not to. I mean, if you want spoilers, feel free to message me anywhere, and I will give you all the spoilers you want, but I won’t on here. (Spoiler, Han shot first.) So, in the order in which the stories appear, let’s talk about Jennifer’s stories.

The Invitation

Cara’s roommate Meredith has always had pretty things sent to their house, so when Meredith asks Cara if she wants to make some big money that night, Cara says yes, and then goes to a party with her, to stand around, look pretty, and flirt. Only, Cara meets Saif and Grant and her party turns into something different. And so do invitations that she gets later.

This was a super hot story, and I loved everything that happened in it. Who doesn’t want to get an invitation to their fantasies? Sign me up, please. You don’t even have to give me $1500, not that I would complain.

Reunited

Megan is back to go to her 10 year high school reunion, after trying to put her life together after a disastrous marriage. But her sister, who was pushy and knew how to push Megan’s buttons, pretty much dared her to go. Then she sees Eric, who she dated in high school. They played fun games together too. Then Colby shows up, who was a player. And they decide that they need to play games together.

I need to be honest here. I have never been to any of my high school reunions. I don’t ever see myself going to any of my high school reunions, but if I had gone to high school with Colby and Eric, I would definitely have considered going. Especially if it would have included visiting the shop room to play some grown-up games. I’m all about grown-up games.

The Rite

Heather is a member of a bitchy witchy family. She hasn’t come into her powers yet. In order to do that, she has to perform a special rite with a man. Her cousin talks her into speed dating so that she can find the perfect guy for the ritual. But first, she has to stop and visit her friend, Rick. At speed dating, she meets Neil, and things seem to be on track.

Of all the stories in this set, this is the darkest. But, for a Jennifer Bene story, it’s really not all that dark. But, it is the perfect amount of dark for this story. And I loved it. I didn’t see where things were going on this one, but I adored how it went.

If you haven’t read any Jennifer Bene yet, and if not, why haven’t you, then this is a good way for you to get started. You will get a pretty good look at what she writes and what her stories are like. There are no spoilers, but here’s a picture of a pretty flogger. Go check this one out. Happy reading!

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