[Menage Amour: Erotic Cowboy Menage a Trois Romance, M/M/F, BDSM, public exhibition] When the Dom’s away…the subs will play! Jack and Sam married Abby. It was supposed to be for forever, but lately Abby wonders where her alpha male has gone. Jack has retreated, and life has become decidedly vanilla. It isn’t the true threesome she and Sam wanted. Sam and Abby know the time has come to fight for what they need. A call from his mentor forces Jack to revisit the club where he discovered his sexuality. Jack’s half-brother is in the city and interested in a little blackmail. Can Jack handle two defiant subs and a brother in need of tough love? Sometimes all it takes to find the way home is a little love and a lot of bondage. ** A Siren Erotic Romance
ORIGINAL REVIEW: 4 stars — I enjoyed it….I loved the characters from the first one and it was neat to catch up with them and not just assume a happily ever after…
ON REREAD: 4 stars — OK, this is going to sound funny, but I laughed a lot…and you guessed it, it was because of incorrigible Sam. Seriously, that man is just…awesomesauce. I laughed so much at the tiny side conversation about them being a line…oh Abby, you are so right. I really enjoyed that while we got a bit of a HEA in the previous book, this one showed us that life always brings more struggles, and that some traumas can be felt more deeply than we thought. What Jack struggles through is intriguing. Again with that shame thing.
I thoroughly enjoyed being introduced to the Club, and all the colourful characters who are going to get their own stories as the series continues. What makes a great series for me is great secondary characters that intrigue you, and make you *wish* for their stories. And there were so many, from Julian and Leo to Lucas and even Abby’s daughter. And what becomes great as the series goes on is glimpses back to characters whose stories have already been told. You fall in love with Jack, Sam, and Abby, and you know you’ll see them in the future, even if it’s just glimpses.
I will reiterate one thing though — I know NOTHING about BDSM. So the accuracy of its portrayal in these books is not something I can comment on. But since I’m not actually interested in the lifestyle in real life, it was thoroughly entertaining for me in a fictional sense. But if it is something that you participate in in real life, I have a feeling this might not be super accurate, and I could see that pissing people off. So take these books with a grain of salt.