My Liege of Dark Haven by Cherise Sinclair
Publisher: Loose Id
Genre: BDSM, Contemporary, Erotic Romance
Length: 333 pages
Threatened by university cutbacks, Professor Abigail Bern’s only hope is to publish a provocative research paper—soon. Planning to covertly observe behavior in the notorious Dark Haven BDSM club, she takes a receptionist job. When the owner calls upon her to assist in a demonstration, she’s appalled. Then fascinated. Under the unyielding hands of the master known as my Liege, she discovers a need to be more than an observer.
His late wife had been the center of his life, and Xavier Leduc wants no other. But when his new receptionist does her utmost to keep an emotional distance from him, he’s intrigued and digs deeper. She’s adorable. Intriguingly intelligent, beautifully submissive, sweetly vulnerable. He soon realizes her defenses are keeping her on the fringe of her sexuality—and her life. As he draws her into fuller participation, she unconsciously does the same for him. She begins to fill his world.
Ever since the night she met my Liege Xavier, Abby has questioned everything she believes about herself. She’s falling for the stern owner of Dark Haven and thinks he’s beginning to care for her…until the day he learns why she’s in his club.
Note:This book contains explicit sexual situations, graphic language, and material that some readers may find objectionable: Anal play, BDSM theme and elements.
My Liege by Cherise Sinclair is another wonderful addition to my BDSM library. We get Xavier’s story and I am happy to say that I am very pleased with the outcome.
Ms. Sinclair captured the dark and light of the BDSM scene brilliantly as always. It boggles my mind that after reading all Ms. Sinclair’s Dark Haven and Shadowland BDSM books, I still get chills when I feel myself returning to the dungeons. Let me say they are chills of pleasure! Here is a question for you Mistress Sinclair, do you plan to intertwine Dark Haven and the Shadowlands at some point? I think a Christmas or Valentine party would be a blast! Oh. The. Games…*snicker*
Xavier is a true Dom, who is feared by all including me. His character’s power pours off the pages. In addition, he has a huge heart and always knows what the people under his care needs. He seeks, helps, and loves. He is definitely a force all on his own.
Grab the tissues for when it comes to Abby’s character. Her emotions had mine running ramped. Abby is brave, understanding, and brilliant with the most loving heart for those lucky enough to get to experience it.
Xavier and Abby’s story starts at Dark Haven while Xavier is still healing after the loss of his wife. He has never allowed himself to have a personal slave, so why did meek little Abby pull at him? Abby entered Dark Haven looking for something she did not understand 100%…reasons that crowded her mind. She soon finds herself deep in the BDSM lifestyle and it’s headed by Master Xavier. Now what is a good girl to do when given the opportunity to learn from a Master?…Just sit back and bask in the pleasures only a true Master can bring her.
It was nice revisiting all the characters from before, as I never get tired of reading about them, but really Ms. Sinclair who is up next for your delicious brand of pleasure? I can not wait.
Honestly people, if you have not given Cherise Sinclair a try, do so. Her brand, technique and knowledge of the BDSM world is amazing. She is always an automatic buy for me.
Note for Mistress Sinclair, thank you for the enjoyment you give to me and your fans. Your own brand of punishment and pleasure is what always draws us back. Keep them coming!
Rated 5 Stilettos and a Recommended Read by Deb!
This Review was previously posted at Blackravens Reviews