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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Restraining the Receptionist by Juniper Bell

Restraining the Receptionist by Juniper Bell
Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Genre: Contemporary
Length: Short Story (73 pgs)
Other: BDSM, M/F, M/F/M, F/M/M, Ménage, Anal Play, Fetish, Toys, Spanking, Voyeurism
Rating: 4 cherries
Reviewed by Mistletoe

Every deal has a loophole.

…the Receptionist, Book 2

Dana Arthur’s new job with the firm of Cowell & Dirk is going well. Translation: the occasionally kinky ménage with her two bosses, Ethan and Simon, has been several months of politically incorrect bliss.

Except the relationship feels unbalanced. While Ethan is the undisputed master, the partners’ iron-clad agreement stipulates that Simon must be present as she performs her “duties”. And she senses there’s a subtle, powerful tug-of-war developing for more than just her body.

Simon had agreed to share the firm’s fiery, sensually daring receptionist…to a point. With Simon out of town, Ethan plans a feast of erotic temptations designed to have Dana begging him to break the deal. He didn’t realize his heart would be a casualty.

Once she surrenders to his wicked demands, Dana realizes there’s no going back. It’s time for a three-way renegotiation…this time, all or nothing.

If you have read the first book in this series than you must read this latest installment of Dana’s adventures with Simon and Ethan. Restraining the Receptionist takes you on an emotional ride that never slows down. Dana must take a hard look at herself and her feelings for these two men. Will she choose to stay or will she choose to go? Only Dana can make that decision but what will it cost her?

I really enjoyed finding out the depth of the emotions that each of these characters has for each other. It was nice to see more of Ethan as a man with feelings and thoughts that are not always sexual, than the mean and threatening dominant that Dana perceives him to be. He truly cares for both Simon and Dana. Seeing Dana grow into the woman she becomes was a good read. It was nice to see her do some soul searching as well. Simon, Ethan and Dana need each other in their lives. The love that they share shines off of the pages. This story delves deeper into their souls than the first book did. We get to know what makes Simon tick and we see Dana grow up and find her heart not just her enjoyment of their games.

Juniper Bell writes an emotional, sexy story full of love and trust. When Dana and Ethan open up there is no stopping them; add in Simon and you have a force to be reckoned with. This was a wonderful story and I cannot wait to see just what Ethan and Simon have in store for Dana next.

1 comment:

Delicious Romance From Cerise DeLand said...

THIS IS A GREAT WRITER. In contemp. or Regency, she rocks it. me.
I give her 5 cherries!