Title: Damian’s Discipline
Series: Collars and Cuffs, #5
Author: K.C. Wells & Parker Williams
Narrator: Nick J. Russo
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: October 24th, 2014
Genre(s): M/M, Domestic Discipline, BDSM
Page Count: 240 Pages
Audio Length: 7hrs 14mins
Reviewed by: JLoves2Read
Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5
The man who pimped Jeff may be in prison, but Jeff is still living the nightmare, selling himself to men and relying on pills to manage. Then he meets Scott, a young American man who could easily have been where Jeff is now. Scott’s friends extend a helping hand to Jeff, and he grabs it.
Leo and Thomas bring Jeff to stay with Dom Damian Barnett until they can find him someplace more long-term. Still grieving from losing his sub to cancer two years before, Damian agrees to help. But when he glimpses the extent of the damage, Damian wants to do more than offer his guestroom. Jeff is not a submissive, but Damian can see he desperately needs structure in his life. It’s up to Damian to find an answer.
He never expects that what he discovers will change both their lives.?
It is time to join the guys of Collars and Cuffs again only this time Authors K.C. Wells and Parker Williams add a new twist, Domestic Discipline. If you have not ever heard of Domestic Discipline then take the time to read up on it so you can fully understand and appreciate this book as it is not your typical BDSM relationship.
Our main characters in this story are Jeff who is living a nightmare of a life, selling his body and addicted to pills. Damian, a Dom at Collars and Cuffs, is suffering from grief after the loss of his submissive. When Jeff is introduced to the Collars and Cuffs group, Damian is asked to take him on temporarily until he can get his life together. It should be noted that while Damian has agreed to help Jeff, Jeff is not a submissive and has no desire to be a submissive.
Damian is able to quickly see that while Jeff does not have full submissive tendencies he does need someone to help him return structure and balance to his life. After researching Damian suggests they enter a D/d relationship as a way to provide both of them what they need.
I really enjoyed how the authors went above and beyond to show the benefits of a D/d relationship, how it is established and then the repercussions and discipline aspect of the relationship. It was great watching these two men start out slow and grow into lovers with a power-exchange aspect added to the mix, satisfying the Dominant part of Damian.
Characters from past books make appearances in this book as well including Leo and Alex, Thomas and Peter, Ben and Scott, and Andrew and Gareth. It was great catching up with them all again and seeing what they were up to while adding in a new couple, Damian and Jeff.
The audio book was narrated by Nick J. Russo who was also the narrator for previous books in series. I appreciate that the author brought back the same narrator and that he did such an awesome job. Nick has the ability to add a layer of sparkle to the books. His tone, inflection, cadence and overall production quality is always superb and as a listener you really couldn’t ask for more from the narrator.
Another great addition to the “Collars and Cuffs Series”!