Title: Loving the Master
Author: Lynn Kelling
Publisher: Fantastic Fiction Publishing
Release Date: February 9, 2016
Page Count: 322
Reviewed by: Gigi
Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5
A full-length prequel to Bound by Lies.
Billionaire Dominant David Davenport needs a break from the loveless isolation imposed by wealth, responsibility, and the stress of running the Manse, his private gay club. While at lunch with an old friend, David finds himself enchanted by the charming and submissive nature of Shea Whittier, their young waiter. David offers to help the young man out with his personal troubles, never suspecting the danger he’s putting them both in.
In an effort to shake things up a bit with my reviews, and with the fact that I was in a mood when I read this, I am going to post my GoodReads reading log as my review. I LOVED the book and hated reading it by myself. Oh well, I’ll certainly enjoy reading my friend’s logs and reviews once they have a chance!
0.0% “Come to mama! This is the prequel to Bound by Lies which sits on my fuck yeah, 5+ stars shelf.”
6.0% “I am already completely in love with Shea. He is awkward and clumsy and shy and charming. I can’t wait to see his dynamic with David!”
10.0% “I believe Ms. Kelling wrote David’s mother to convey a over-indulged, cold bitch, but I found her quite enchanting!”
11.0% “Example of David’s mother:
“Ideally, a boyfriend is good for more than being a decent lay,” David replied. His mother just waved her hand dismissively. “So you’re still a true romantic, then?” she said. “How unfortunate.”
See what I mean? Delightful!”
14.0% “This book is ticking every single one of my buttons! I don’t want to spoil it for anyone, so I’ll just say, LOVING IT (so far).”
16.0% “Just putting together some images for my review.
I wish someone was reading this with me so I could talk!”
““You know, when I first met you, you reminded me of Tony Stark a little. Or, well, Tony’s younger, hotter, brother, minus the questionable facial hair. I’m not really a facial hair guy, hence the Captain America fixation.”
Nerd alert! I think my nerd-fetish is now completely solidified.”
“jaw, hooking his hand around his ear. Shea leaned into the touch, turning a little to kiss the inside of David’s wrist. Nothing on earth in that moment could have pulled Shea from David’s arms. The stars themselves could come crashing down around them, and it wouldn’t matter, David had everything he could ever want, right here.
BDSM coupled with strong emotions is my kryptonite.”
50.0% “We’ve got face-fucking here folks! How I desperately love the face-fucking.”
52.0% “Good place to stop. The book is veering off into an uncomfortable position. I’ll start with fresh eyes in the morning.”
““Please fuck me, sir,” Shea rasped. The pressure on his balls eased tremendously. “You want my cock?” “Yes,” Shea whined at a fresh bout of pain as David squeezed.”
58.0% “Ok, so… at this point, the circumstances in plot are so incredibly unrealistic that it’s pulling me out of the story. So I’ve decided to throw common sense out the window and give myself over to the plot and go with the flow of the perceived dangers. I will enjoy this so much more and it is fiction after all.”
67.0% “Ok, confession time. When the sex I am reading gets REALLY hot, I find myself logging into the Cocky Boys website and watching a scene or two to help with the visual.
I’m logging into CB right now.”
67.0% “LEV IVANKOV & LEVI KARTER
67.0% “Did you know I REALLY like face fucking?”
67.0% “Throat grabbing and hair pulling”
67.0% “damn, these boys are hitting the spot!”
67.0% “These are Shea’s thoughts about David at this point in the book.
I’m dating David. We are dating, aren’t we? Can you call it that, when I live with him, act as a sex slave for him, and we never go out?”
“Half of the people in the room were wearing masks. Shea felt like he’d discovered Bruce Wayne’s secret gay fetish parlor.”
100.0% “Done! Loved it!”
More Detailed Info from Forbidden Fiction:
Genres: BDSM, Contemporary, Drama, Gay, GLBT, Romance
Series: The Manse
Collections: A Slave’s Desire, Empassioned, Seeking Submission, Society of Masters Universe
Editor(s): D.M. Atkins, Rylan Hunter
Production Editor(s): Erika L Firanc
Cover Designer(s): Siol na Tine
Cover Art Credit(s): Photo © Arturkurjan at Dreamstime.com
Proofreader(s): Kailin Morgan
Word Count: 103,000
Publication Date: (Day-Month-Year) 09-02-2016
Serialization Date: (Day-Month-Year) upcoming