Tuesday, September 27, 2005Second Chances
Sometimes, I'm surprised at my luck. Usually, it is bad. Today, I'm doing the happy dance because I scored an advanced copy of Lauren Dane's Second Chances, and I read the whole thing in two greedy days. The book is set to be released today at Loose ID, in e-book format. I've talked about her other books here, as well.
Second Chances is a romance novel with a delicious twist--D/s! The protagonist is a submissive woman finding herself after a time away from home. She is just discovering her submission, with the help of some hunky guys. Lauren Dane does a beautiful job of telling the story of love between a Dom and sub. So many stories of D/s (including mine!) focus on the sexual aspect. Ms. Dane goes out of her way to explore the love, the feelings of protection and adoration that exist between two people in a consensual power exchange. Seems to me that new ground is being broken here, and I like it!
Not that the book is devoid of sex--lots of steamy scenes to keep your juices flowing!
I don't want to give too much of the plot away, so I'll keep this short. Second Chances is an open and tender exploration of love D/s style. There's some sadness, enough to make me teary. There's plenty of sensuality and sexuality. Friendship, family, and beautiful collaring ceremony.
If you would like to download the book now (I'm so all about immediate gratification--for me, not pet of course lol) go here: http://www.loose-id.com/detail.aspx?ID=225