Beyond Addiction

I found this book well written. The main and secondary characters are appealing and engaging. I was struck by how realistic of this story was. It makes you wonder how many people experience some variation of the issues found in this book. Overall, this was a wonderful book. I hope we will get to see these characters again in the future.

Fallon Crowe is a submissive just discovering her submissive side when she gets in a relationship with Brian Willoughby. Now a year after being rescued from Brian’s abusive clutches Fallon is trying desperately to build a new life. However when Brian comes back into her life, with the intentions for her to retake her place at his side, Fallon must confront the reasons why she is so attracted to someone so bad.

Cord Jamieson is a hot and sexy Dom. He is head over heels in love with Fallon. It’s apparent that he knows some of Fallon’s past with Brian, but not the full extent of it. Cord is a true Dom because while he wants to rush in and save Fallon he realizes that she needs help that he can’t provide.

The chemistry between Cord and Fallon is blistering. Cord is a Dom and gentleman all wrapped up in one. He knows when to push and when to pull back no matter how hard it is on him he wants what’s best for Fallon. The sex scenes between Cord and Fallon were scorching. It was a struggle to watch Fallon go back to Brian so that she can come to grips with her past.

Beyond Addiction is the sequel to Dangerous Addiction by Desiree Holt. The book Dangerous Addiction can be found in Something Wicked This Way Comes, Volume 1. This book can be read as a standalone novel with ease.


Book Blurb for Beyond Addiction

Sequel to Dangerous Addiction, from Something Wicked This Way Comes, Volume 1

When Fallon Crowe discovered her submissive side, she indulged it fully, reveling in her erotic nature—until she stepped into the brutally possessive world of Brian Willoughby. More than a year after she was literally dragged away from his abusive clutches, Fallon is finally building a new life with Cord Jamieson, a Dom who reminds her that punishment can be loving, pain an aphrodisiac.

But when Fallon unexpectedly runs into Brian, he reawakens an addiction that never quite died. Now she’s torn between the caring relationship she’s established with Cord, and Brian’s darkly mesmerizing lifestyle that goes beyond safe, sane and consensual.

The choice is Fallon’s—the wrong one might destroy her completely.

Inside Scoop: This story features an abusive scene with a power-hungry man who’s perverted the lifestyle for his own sick pleasure. It may be too intense for some readers.

A Romantica® BDSM erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave


Night Owl Reviews May, 2014 4.50