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2016 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Building Bonds + Safe Limits (268-08-13-2016)

I absolutely loved these books. If you get books 3&4 I'd love to read them too. The story flowed Smoothly and totally drew me into the men's lives. The subs grew out of their tragic past and started to overcome the abuse delt to them and the Doms were really loving and patient.

Building Bonds + Safe Limits (2 novellas as 1 submission) by Morticia Knight
Gay Erotic Romance

Building Bonds (Kiss of Leather #1)
Series: Kiss of Leather
Paperback: 220 pages
Publisher: Pride Publishing (August 11, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1784307122
ISBN-13: 978-1784307127
Amazon: Building Bonds (Kiss of Leather #1)
Amazon Kindle: Building Bonds (Kiss of Leather #1)

Kyle’s a natural sub who builds dungeon furniture, yet has no interest in BDSM. It takes a hunky Dom to show him just what he’s been missing.

After Kyle’s partner of five years leaves him for another man on the night of their housewarming party, the shy, early-thirties carpenter needs to do a major reassessment of his life in addition to raising some serious cash. With no one to help him pay the lease on his Los Angeles condo, he worries how he’ll survive. His best friend sets up a meeting with one of the Doms and partners at Kiss of Leather, a gay BDSM club being built as a premier destination for those who want the best of the best.

Master Gavin not only wants the best—he demands it. When he meets Kyle, he assumes that part of the builder’s reticence to share anything personal with him must be due to his experiences with an abusive former Master. Not one to back down from a challenge, Gavin determines to break through the walls surrounding the beautiful man he can’t get out of his mind. He’s hopeful that once he convinces Kyle to sign an initial contract, Kyle might be the first sub to open up his heart.

Misunderstandings and accusations almost destroy everything between them before they have a real chance to begin. However, the true obstacle becomes not only whether Kyle will embrace BDSM as a lifestyle, but also whether he can handle a full-time D/s relationship with a big, bad, scary Dom who’s as sexy as hell.

Safe Limits (Kiss of Leather #2)
Series: Kiss of Leather
Paperback: 196 pages
Publisher: Pride Publishing (December 19, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1784309354
ISBN-13: 978-1784309350
Amazon: Safe Limits (Kiss of Leather #2)
Amazon Kindle: Safe Limits (Kiss of Leather #2)

The men from Kiss of Leather gather together to rescue a terrified young sub. But it’s Master Derek who wants to keep him for good.

Master Gavin and his boy, Kyle, are celebrating their newly established bond when Master Josh calls requesting their help. Josh’s sub, David, needs the men to help his best friend from childhood while they’re away at a BDSM convention in San Francisco.

Corey ran away from his Master after a horrible scene, but he blames himself for everything that happened. No Master would ever want him if they were to find out what he did. Corey’s not sure if he’ll ever feel safe enough to give himself to a Master again anyway, even if all he’s ever wanted was to belong to somebody.

Master Derek agrees to watch over Corey until Josh and David return from the convention. All he needs is another pretty twink messing with his head and his heart, so the older, growly bear of a man determines to keep his distance. But when Corey wakes up screaming after a devastating nightmare, Derek is more drawn than ever to the young sub—the need to keep Corey safe from whatever or whoever has hurt him becoming his main priority.

Kyle and Corey develop a friendship when Corey assists Kyle in the dungeon furniture workshop. Kyle has his own fears—the ones that make him feel he’s broken because of the things he desires to do with Gavin. Through helping Kyle and receiving his own help via Derek, Corey decides he’s ready to let go of the demons from his past and move forward into a new life.

Now if Corey can only get Derek to believe that he’s ready—and to finally do something about it.

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