Lisa Mitchell is a critical care nurse whose daughter has
just graduated from high school and is planning out her
means that Lisa is now in a place where her life can change
from being mainly a Mom to being mainly Lisa now.
However this also
means that her main connection to her ex-husband, Rick
Mitchell, is also coming to an end. Lisa is not sure that
even now she is ready to lose her connection to him.
When Lisaís best friend and her daughter talk her
into taking a Caribbean
vacation as the first step in her new life, Lisa agrees.
Rick agrees to his daughterís crazy suggestion in
hopes that he and Lisa can just maybe start again.
Lisa and Rick take it day by day, finding out if
their love has not only stayed around but just possibly
grown with them.
The Ties that Bind
was both hot and sweet.
Lisa and Rick married very young with Lisa got
when the marriage ended, both of them were determined to
give their daughter everything they could and remained close
its time to see if anything still exists between them.
I loved both Lisa and Rick from the beginning.
Young couples having to get married is common and so
is the marriages breaking up, but it is rare that they not
only remain friends but work hard together to support they
child. I also
loved that in The Ties that Bind Ms. Burton showed
that your life does not end when your children are born and
grow up. The
Ties that Bind is a fantastic beginning to an anthology
that I have a feeling is going to be smoking.
Margo Faraday is a mortgage broker, who after a bad breakup
is looking for a way to explore herself and her sensual
seeing a flyer at her friendís house, Margo thinks she just
might have found a way.
Dick Araman is an amateur photographer who is looking
for some models to help him prepare for an erotic photo
contest he wants to enter.
After the both agree to terms, Margo goes to Dickís
for an erotic night neither expected.
Now the photo shoot is done and they had agreed to
only one night, but what happens when neither seems to want
their night to end?
Can a businesswoman and a younger man with a secret
of his own find a way to overcome society and take what they
took me by surprised in a great way.
After reading the first few pages, I would have never
expected just how erotic and loving Margo and Dickís story
could be. Their
photo shoot was much more than just erotic; it was warm,
tender and loving even between two people who had just met.
I could understand Margoís thoughts but I was so
happy when she decided to heck with what others might think.
All I could do was giggle when I found out exactly
what Dick did while working on his photography.
I found that Margo and Dick were a great couple and
was very, very happy they found their happy ever after.
Undone shows that younger men can be just what
the doctor ordered and continues that very warm and tingly
Controlled Response by
Out for a day of relaxation, Lucas Adler, the CFO of
Kensington & Associates, finds much more than he expected in
a semi-naked blond stretched out on a Harley pleasing
to help himself, first he watches then joins the unknown
Cassandra Moira, a negotiations specialist from Pickard
Consulting, has more responsibilities than most woman of her
age. Now she
has been brought into finish business negotiations between a
client and Kensington & Associates.
Cassandra is known for being a person who gets what
her clients want, but she is not expecting to walk into the
conference room and face the man she met in the woods the
Lucas is not going to let Cassandra leave him again; he
knows what she needs but has to get her to accept it, and
him, into her life.
All is fair in love and war and in this case both
might be the case before Cassandra and Lucas can have it
relates just what can happen when you keep your entire life
Cassandra has learned to keep herself under strict control
in all aspects.
It is the only way she can let herself function with all the
demands on her.
Lucas finds the woman who might be just what he needs, but
he doesnít know who she is.
Until Cassandra walks in and he puts two and two
business negotiations are not the main thing on Lucasí mind,
but rather the personal ones that will keep Cassandra with
Lucas and Cassandra had me from when they first met.
Sometimes in order to control other things, you have
to find the one person who can control you, and in this case
Cassandra discovered Lucas and found that.
Controlled Response takes you on an erotic
journey of discovery and ends up with a loving ending.
John Lammas is a simple farmer who canít wait until he can
wed his Margaret May Mackie.
ďHis MaggieĒ can make John feel loved even at his
However, before they can be together, family
circumstances are such that John must leave their village
and come back.
Maggie waits but John never returns.
When she must leave her family farm, Maggie seeks out
John only to discover he was lost at sea.
But was he?
Maggie is dumbfounded when John appears at her place
of work and she learns what really happened to him.
When they spend a special day together, Maggie
decides to wear a gorgeous corset that she found in a
But the corset seems to have a life of its own and
only Maggie and John working together will be able to
overcome a deadly curse.
Rubies and Black Velvet
is a tale of love overcoming evil.
Maggie and John were separated by things not of their
control and are then separated for years and by evil.
When they finally come back together they are confronted by
not only by a slight bit of mistrust but also by an evil
that seeks to destroy Maggie.
John is not going to lose his Maggie again and
together they find a solution.
While a dark love story, the paranormal element was a
bit of a twist for the historical story.
For me, Rubies and Black Velvet just didnít
have the same type of flow as the other stories in this
anthology but it was not a bad story.
was almost too hot to be read from start to finish.
I had a feeling where this anthology was going to be
when I finished with Ms. Burtonís story and I was pretty
close. I was
blown away by three of the stories which more than made up
for the one that just didnít fit for me.
These stories are smoking hot but they also have many
warm and heart-felt elements that make them much better in
my opinion. I
am usually happy for one great story and one good story in
any anthology I get; in this case I found three outstanding
will I purchase a corset the same way again.
I suggest a very comfy chair and a glass of your
favorite beverage of choice, as you wonít want to put this
book down. If
you donít get undone, unwrapped and Unlaced by
this anthology, I will be greatly surprised.
I think this will be a must have for your erotic