Celia sold herself in a bargain for rough play and a great story--not murder! Celia Brentwood, fetish reporter for San Francisco's Inappropriate Voices, agrees to auction herself off as a BDSM slave for thirty days. She plans to write a first-person exposé, but after she's purchased by Garrett... show more
Celia sold herself in a bargain for rough play and a great story--not murder! Celia Brentwood, fetish reporter for San Francisco's Inappropriate Voices, agrees to auction herself off as a BDSM slave for thirty days. She plans to write a first-person exposé, but after she's purchased by Garrett Lawrence, the most eligible gay bachelor in town, her story becomes an insider peek at the man once accused of killing his lover. Garrett still mourns the loss of his beloved, but the past is hard to forget when it's stalking him. The real killer is obsessed with Garrett...until Celia's deception is discovered and the killer decides she's the perfect route to his prey.
Publish date: 2009-12-01
Publisher: Lyrical Press, Inc
Pages no: 410
Edition language: English
, Erotic Romance
, Contemporary Romance
, M M Romance
This book was weird. The BDSM aspects didn't mesh with anything I've been a part of, the conventions were weird, and the auction was pretty unbelievable.The romance was alright, but I dunno, it seemed pretty unrealistic and stilted. There was a good story in here somewhere, crying to come out.
1/5; 1 star; DNFI might try to pick up this book again later when I'm in a different reading mood. The 1st person POV came across as really jarring. The deception of the main female character bugged me too as I don't care for lies like this in a story. The meowing and barking thing kind of took m...
Tantalizing and emotional. Harte stops at a reasonable point in the story, but there is definitely a Part Two to this tale which I plan on reading. I found the alternating first person POV distracting at times though the author makes it clear by the headings under each chapter.
This was a very emotional book. It had a unique beginning and an unexpected ending. I am not a fan of 1st person point of view story telling--also not a fan of the Piccoult style narrator switching. I find it confusing as it interrupts the flow of story and found myself flipping back to see who's PO...
took a while to get into it and the switching back and forth between POV's made me confused at first, but it got better and by the end I didn't want to put it down.