Holding the Cards (Nature of Desire Book 1)

Joey W. Hill
Ellora’s Cave Publishing Inc. , English
11 ratings
  • Kim C added a soundbite 2 years ago
    This is a great start to a very in depth series. Characters come across as real and breathing to me
  • lizblue added a soundbite 4 years ago
    We get deep in the characters' heads: smart erotica, about far more than sex.

Book 1 in the Nature of Desire series.

Lauren is a successful doctor with a healthy attitude toward sex, unashamed of her proclivities as a sexual dominant. She wants love and a family, but she’s beginning to believe there is no Mr. Right willing to stand by her in sickness and health…and be cuffed, stripped, and smacked with a riding crop.

Then her friend Lisette invites her to spend a long weekend on a private island. It turns out Lisette can’t come with her, but Lauren opts to go anyway, with no one for company but Joshua, the island caretaker, and his visiting friend, Marcus. Though both men are beautiful, it is Joshua that catches Lauren’s attention, and not just because Marcus prefers men.

Something in Josh’s stormy eyes calls to her. When Marcus facilitates a game of submission and control between the three of them that will last throughout the weekend, Lauren embraces the opportunity. Josh overwhelms her with his willingness to submit to her body’s desires, but her heart wants to get to the secrets behind those eyes. She is going to have to tear down his defenses and make him give her everything. And this is one Mistress who doesn’t take no for an answer…

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