Desire and Depravity

Build it and they will come takes on a whole new meaning to the residents of the newly-built Pierpont town homes when they discover a night life that doesn't agree with their rigid rules of religion and morality.  Little do each of them know that what lies beneath their outside facade is actually closer to the night life that they are trying to rid the community of. 

Muriel McBain is shocked to see prostitutes right outside her window, but the strip joint has something she must have, regardless that his age makes him just out of high school.  She is so obsessed that she routinely turns to her own devices to try and end her sexual suffering. 

Chuck Gleghorn, the leader of the rebellion against the strip club and prostitutes, hides many of his obsessions not only from his neighbors but even his wife.  He tries to dominate his wife, while secretly harbors the desire of being dominated and routinely makes that happen with the neighborhood dominatrix.

While both try and find their sexual release at the expense of those around them, they learn some of life's harder lessons. 

This is not your typical fairy tale romance.  There were many rocky roads that both characters have to struggle through and overcome.  I found myself wanting to learn more about their past and why they were feeling the way they felt.   The story flowed well for the most part and I could tell the Ms. Blair took great pains in her research in the more 'seedy' parts of the story.  It was a little confusing at times in the back and forth between two unseemly connected main characters, but it was wrapped up by the end and I felt a little more at ease with the story line. A word of warning to readers, while this story does have the BDSM disclaimer, it has more of a fetish theme than a BDSM theme.  If red bottoms and cougar stories are your thing, then I have a feeling you will definitely like this story.  I did like the book and am going to look for more of Ms. Blair's titles to add to my library. 

Book Blurb for Desire and Depravity

Contemporary/Younger man/Older woman/ Cougar
"Kink and taboo are taken to new heights in this riveting story of unbridled lust and its shocking consequences. Come visit the brothel, where uninhibited sex with a shocking difference is offered in a specially constructed scarlet room.
Muriel McBain is the picture of respectability. She is a deacon of the church and an affluent member of the community. No one guesses that beneath her cool, strictly controlled exterior; there rages a repressed passion, which she attempts to satisfy with unusual masturbation methods. When this frustrated, middle-aged spinster falls in love with a much younger man, the consequences threaten to destroy her.
Publisher note: This book has been released previously. It has been revised and re-edited for release with Total-E-Bound"

Night Owl Reviews Dec, 2009 4.00