Book Name: Tales From The Edge (Reaching the Edge, Living on the Edge, Dancing on the Edge, A Double-Edged Sword)
Author Name: LM Somerton
She loves the English weather, especially the rain, and adores a thunderstorm. She loves good food, warm company and a crackling fire. She's fascinated by the psychology of relationships, especially between men, and her stories contain some subtle (and not so subtle) leanings towards BDSM.
Cover Artist: Emmy Ellis
Publisher: Totally Bound
Blurb(s): The Edge is a training company with a difference. Its weekend clients come for classes in bondage and domination, not team building and problem solving.
The management, staff and customers of The Edge do not lead boring lives. In fact they have a habit of getting themselves into all kinds of trouble. Put Dominant, possessive alpha males together with bratty, loveable submissives and sparks are bound to fly. These Tales from The Edge are their stories.
Reaching the Edge:
When you reach the edge, you can't avoid taking a leap of faith.
Joe Dexter leads a complicated life. In one world he is a consultant criminal psychologist—in another he runs The Edge, a successful corporate training company. He's also an active Dom in the London BDSM scene.
A social call to The Underground, a club owned by an old friend, turns into much more when Joe is introduced to a prospective sub. Falling hard for the boy's tumbling blonde curls, huge blue eyes and desperate need for protection, Joe carefully coaxes him out of his shell. By the end of an intense weekend, unbreakable bonds have been forged and Joe is well on the way to becoming Olly's Master.
Joe knows that there is trauma in Olly's past, but it is not until his professional and private lives collide that Joe discovers the truth. He knows he shouldn't have let Olly out of his sight but it's too late—Olly's old Master is back on the scene and he's not in the mood to forgive and forget.
With Olly's life on the line, Joe risks everything to save him. Has Joe found his perfect submissive only to lose him in a horrible twist of fate, or will love win the day? They've reached the edge and there's no avoiding a leap of faith.
Living on the Edge:
Sometimes it takes willpower to resist temptation but courage to give in.
Aiden Keller is a brilliant and intriguing young man. When he's convicted of hacking, his sentence takes him to The Edge, a high-end corporate training company with a mysterious sideline. There he is given into the custody of its owner, the enigmatic and demanding Heath Anders, and his business partner Joe Dexter.
From the moment Heath takes charge of Aiden he recognises the boy's submissive nature, even though it is well hidden beneath a veneer of snarky attitude. But for twelve months, Aiden will be his responsibility and Heath cannot allow himself to get involved whilst the boy is obliged to obey him.
Aiden settles into his new life with the help of Olly, Joe's pretty, submissive boyfriend, who is very perceptive when it comes to noticing the sparks of attraction flying between Aiden and Heath. Slowly and gently, he teaches Aiden that submission is not a weakness and to accept his desire to be dominated.
Unable to resist, Heath starts to test Aiden's willingness to be obedient, and against all the odds, love (and lust) start to bloom. Aiden, however, is not quite what he seems and his past is about to endanger all their lives.
Dancing on the Edge:
Life is a dance. Whether you lead or follow, the passion of it should sweep you away.
Carey and Alistair have the kind of relationship that is the envy of their friends. Carey is an old-fashioned Dom who appreciates quiet obedience. Alistair is a sub who is comfortable in his skin and finds peace in his submission. Needless to say, their happiness is too good to last.
When Alistair's powerful father chooses his reputation over his son, all hell is let loose. Forcibly committed to a clinic for reversion therapy, Alistair can only hope that his lover will save him.
Carey calls on his friends from The Edge and they band together not just to rescue Alistair but also to protect his future. They've all flirted with danger in the past—but friendship is worth any risk. As the tension mounts and the stakes get higher, new bonds are forged but will Carey and Alistair's love survive?
A Double-Edged Sword:
How do you stay standing when the ground is torn from beneath your feet?
Becket and Christian are taking the first, tentative steps towards the committed D/s relationship they both crave when the world literally explodes around them. In a frightening reversal of roles, Becket has to deal with his own vulnerability and Christian must find the strength to take care of his Dom. With the help of their friends at The Edge, the two men come to realise that dominance and submission cannot be switched on and off.
Events that could have ended in tragedy provide the catalyst that affirms their trust in each other, but there are still questions to answer. Is the safe path always the right one to take? Is control simply a state of mind?
One thing’s for certain, life’s too short for compromise
Excerpt from Double-Edged Sword
“I want you to be demanding, Sir. Order me. Tell me what to do.” Christian blushed and lowered his eyes.
“Even though I can’t be here all the time?”
Becket’s cock jerked. Christian enjoyed being controlled. Becket loved to do the controlling. Perhaps they did have as good a match as Alistair and Carey. He carried on fondling Christian’s package. “We’ll discuss this more at home.”
“At home, Sir?”
“Yes, at home. That’s where I intend to take you later so that I can fuck you hard enough that I’ll be imprinted on your mind and your body while I’m away.”
Christian’s cock no longer fitted beneath the tiny scrap of silk he wore. Becket ripped the fabric away, exposing him, and took a hard grip. “Is that going to be a problem?”
“No, Sir,” Christian gasped out the words and jerked his hips as much as he was able.
Becket slapped his arse lightly. “None of that now. You don’t come until I say so.”
Christian immediately stilled, though the almost imperceptible tremor in his arms revealed just how difficult it was for him to obey. Becket took a step back and admired his captive. “Fuck, you’re beautiful.”
Christian’s body was sheened with perspiration, his cock jutted proud from his body, the tip gleaming with pre-cum. The faintest treasure trail ended in neatly trimmed hair the same colour as that on Christian’s head, a glorious dark red. Becket was tempted to taste. This was the first time he’d had Christian fully naked and for him it marked a significant turning point. On previous occasions when they’d played, he’d kept Christian covered because it helped him control his lust. Now, there was no need for that, and he feasted his eyes on Christian’s delectable body. He resisted the urge to lick and bite—he wanted to keep Christian on the edge for as long as possible.
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