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snatched_3d_500Contains The Two of Us by Lor Rose from Storm Moon Press.

Any hunter will tell you part of the satisfaction is in the chase as well as the triumphant capture of their prey. In Snatched, the focus is on the eroticism of the power play between men and their male captors. Sometimes romance ensues, sometimes just a good amount of steamy sex, but in all cases, the effects of one character being in utter control of the man he has captured takes center stage. The appeal is in the erotic dominance and the way the captive would try to escape if he could, whether he truly wants to deep down or not.

Thomas is determined not to let the fights with his boyfriend, John, ruin his vacation in the tropical rain forests of Equador. But when he steps off the trail, he steps into danger as he is taken captive by guerrilla freedom fighters. Held against his will, he nonetheless finds himself developing an attraction to the man who both arouses and repels him. And as his captivity weighs on him, Thomas finds that being The Guerrilla’s Plaything is not the worst fate he can envision…

Bryce’s life changes forever the night that he and his boyfriend are brutally attacked by creatures that seem like they can only be demonic. He’s sure, when they carry him off, that he’s being packed off for lunch, so it’s a shock when he finds that one of his captors is not the horror that he expected. As their attraction grows, it could be The Two of Us against the world.

As a member of the lesser nobility, Micah has never truly been able to Feel the Wind of freedom, and he and his family are not exempt from the brutality of the highest of the nobles. When he is imprisoned, hunted for sport, and captured by Ari, one of the realm’s Princes, he feels that his life is over. But when an escape attempt leads him to the bed of Dhea, Ari’s brother, he finds that there is much more to live for… and at the same time, so much more danger than he knows.

Contains stories from: Ann AndersonLor Rose and Tilly Hunter

Length: 44,500 words

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REVIEW Tuxedos & Corsets


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Tuxedos and Corsets by Trillium
Lights Out Press
Novella
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Roses: 4

Can a kinky couple catch the culprit?

Maura Briggs has only one goal–to get her PI license, open her own agency and protect abused women, but the attitudes of 1960s New York City and her own submissive desires keep getting in the way. She’s sworn off the S&M scene after being beaten by her last master. But she wasn’t counting on her new boss.

Mike Drake needs to resuscitate his detective agency. His new client appears to be perfectly poised to help him. Faberge eggs are disappearing during the gentleman’s soirees. He wants Mike to come to the next party and catch the thief. There’s only one problem. The client wants Drake’s new secretary to attend with him–dressed in a corset, stockings, heels and…nothing else.

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Trillium’s latest work Tuxedos and Corsets follows Maura and Mike on their journey to each other. After the last book I reviewed for her I was on the fence about this one but Trillium is a friend. After starting this book I didn’t want to stop but they’re are a few flaws.

Normally I read M/M romance almost exclusively. If anything is M/F it’s because a friend wrote it or recommended to me by multiple friends but this one I’d want to read if I didn’t know Trillium. It’s around 30,000 words, a fast read for me, but I enjoyed it. I think I could’ve enjoyed it more if extended and built upon. The progression between the two main characters is fast but under the circumstances it’s necessary.

One aspect that truly tripped up is the year isn’t mentioned in the book. A subtle article in the paper gives the reader a general time of the book but if someone doesn’t know their history (or simple not thinking about it or miss it) then the coming chapters are very confusing as to how Maura is treated. I mentioned this to Trillium and she said it would be addressed, if  at the time of this review I don’t know or she may not at all.

Overall I give it a four roses. A hard won victory from me. I’m generally a three rose kind of gal.

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