In the new Mastered series by New York Times bestselling author Lorelei James, a woman’s desire to shatter her inhibitions leaves her unprepared for where that erotic journey will take her .
Former small-town girl Amery Hardwick is living her dream as a graphic designer in Denver, Colorado. She’s focused on building her business, which leaves little time for dating—not that she needs a romantic entanglement to fulfill her. When her friend signs up for a self-defense class as part of her recovery after an attack, Amery joins her for support. That’s where she meets him.
Ronin Black, owner of the dojo, is so drawn to Amery that he takes over her training—in public and in private. The enigmatic Ronin pushes Amery’s boundaries from the start, and with each new tryst, Amery becomes addicted to the pleasure and to him. But when Amery senses Ronin is hiding something, she questions her total trust in him, despite the undeniable thrill of his possession .
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Hmmm from Cowboys to erotic rope masters Lorelei James has done it again. In this series we have a small town girl and a silent intriguing sensei.
Amery wants to help her friend by going to self defense classes at the local dojo. Here she gets the notice from the dojo sensei. The chemistry between the two is off the charts from the very beginning. Amery was raised by a preacher family with strong values which has given her present day conflictions with her sexualty.
With the help of Ronin he opens up this gem in the rough to her fullest potential. The more Amery blossoms and grows the more Ronin keeps secret.
As there exploration comes to a peak Amery has to come to turns with her sensuality by completing giving in to Ronin which only heightens their passion and chemistry.
As their relationship progresses Amery's friends start to warn her that she really doesn't know Ronin but could her love be blinding the obvious.
4 Shibari Thumbs up!