Loving on the Edge, 9
Cora has an amazing sex life. She’s beautiful, daring, and the most popular submissive in Hayven. Too bad none of it’s real...
IT specialist Cora Benning has figured out the key to her formerly disastrous love life—make it virtual. In the online world of Hayven, she’s free of her geek girl image and can indulge her most private fantasies with a sexy, mysterious master without anyone in her life discovering her secrets. Until her information is hacked and she finds herself working to fix the breach under two very powerful men—one who seems all too familiar...
Best friends and business partners Ren Muroya and Hayes Fox were once revered dominants. Then Hayes was wrongfully sent to prison and everything changed. Ren wants to get back to who they were. Hayes can’t risk it. But when they discover the new IT specialist is their online fascination, and that she’s never felt a dominant’s touch, the temptation to turn virtual into reality becomes all too great…
Another kinktastic read from Roni Loren. She's definitely a queen of kink in my book. She knows how to draw a reader. Yes, Loving You Easy is filled with so much kinkier, but there's a solid story. You have Cora, Ren, and Hayes come together. Cora super shy introvert who doesn't know how to get out of the comfort zone except through a kinky game where she's free to explore what pleases her. You have Ren and Hayes (yes they are package deal) best friends, but Hayes was release from prison after being accused of rape that he didn't do. So, he has that hanging over his head, because doesn't know if he could trust another woman after such allegations. Ren is Ren. He's fun and he's trying to get Hayes to come back to life.
Roni does an amazing job with these three characters. She had me all over the place. Yes, they are super hot. Oh my gosh, thank goodness for fans and cold showers. However, that's not all the story is beautiful with three people trying to develop a trust and overcome the past. Yes, the past plays a huge part into the story, because it hangs over Hayes head like an ax. Roni sure knows how to make a person have the feelies. Overall, another great job done, and you can never have too much of Roni books. So, if you are in need to be hot and bother, you might want to give Loving You Easy a try. You don't have to read the previous books to know what is going on with this one. However, you might want to grab the others if you love this one.
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He brows dipped. “Don’t what?”
“Try to make me feel better. Give me a boost or whatever. Because, seriously, I don’t need your pity.”
He laughed. This sharp bark of a thing that echoed through the empty parking lot. “Pity? Are you kidding?”
Her teeth clamped together, anger rising. “You—”
But he moved so fast it made the rest snag in her throat. Both of his hands landed on the car behind her, caging her in and bringing his face close to hers. “Ready for completely and wholeheartedly inappropriate?”
He wasn’t touching her anywhere but he may as well have pressed his entire body against her for the way her blood went hot. She couldn’t speak. Couldn’t move. All she could see were those dark eyes and inhale the scent of him, spicy food and man.
“I reeled myself in tonight. I asked you to dinner for selfish reasons. But once we were there and got to talking, I had a crisis of conscience. You’re working with me. You’ve been through hell this week. You didn’t need me complicating that. I forced myself to play by the rules. I made myself be good.” He leaned close to her ear, his breath coasting along her neck. “But don’t think for one second that I didn’t want to talk you into my bed tonight, that I didn’t want to show you that side of myself you saw in the hallway, and that I haven’t been thinking exactly how good it would feel to have you beneath me.”
All ability to breathe ceased inside her, her body going still as stone and melty as lava.
“So you can accuse me of a lot of things, Cora. Crossing lines. Being selfish. Acting inappropriately. Because I’m doing all of those things right now. But one thing you can’t accuse me of is pity.” He pushed off the car, freeing her from the invisible hold, and took a step back. “I’ll see you on Monday. And if you decide not to show up anymore because of this, I’ll make sure you’re paid through the next two weeks.”
He turned and strode toward his car, leaving her standing there trembling and breathing hard and... way too turned on.
She wet her lips, a surge of bravery welling in her. “You never told me your breaking-the-law story.”
The words rang through the distance between them, and she thought he might keep walking, but he stopped and turned around. “We’ll need to schedule a seven-course meal to get through all of that.”
“That long of a list, huh?”
His mouth kicked up at the corner. All bad boy and charm. “Yep, you game?”
She swallowed past the dryness in her throat, knowing what he was asking was about way more than a dinner. She was so damn far off the reservation. “I might be...”
His gaze heated, slid over her with open appreciation. “It’s a date, then. Goodnight, hallway girl.”
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