RELEASE DATE: January 9th, 2014
BLURB: Eighteen-year-old Scott Keating knows a whole world exists beyond his parents’ strict control, but until he gains access to the World Wide Web, he really has no idea what’s out there. In a chat room, Scott meets “JeffUK.” Jeff loves and understands him, and when he offers to bring Scott to the UK, Scott seizes his chance to escape his humdrum life and see the world. But when his plane touches down and Jeff isn’t there, panic sets in.
Collars & Cuffs favorite barman and Dom-in-training, Ben Winters, drops his sister off at the airport and finds a lost, anxious Scott. Hearing Scott’s story sets off alarm bells, along with his protective instincts. Taking pity on the naïve boy, Ben offers him a place to crash and invites him to Collars & Cuffs, hoping his bosses will know how to help. Scott dreams of belonging to someone, heart and soul. Ben longs for a sub of his own. And neither man sees what’s right under his nose.
Once again this series takes on a new topic. Scott is an 18 year old small town American boy who leads a very secluded life. He knows his parents will never accept his sexuality and he reaches out to an online community where he meets Jeff. Jeff becomes his best friend and sends him a plane ticket to come and stay with him in the UK. I think we can all see how THIS is going … When Jeff fails to show up a very bewildered Scott is found by Ben, the barman at Collars and Cuffs.
The story then shows how Ben along with Leo and Alex and Thomas and Peter befriend Scott and help and guide him as he decides what he wants out of life.
This book is good, absolutely, but for me it lacks the intense emotions of the first 2 in the series. I also found the inevitable cliffhanger before the happy ever after to be slightly overdone. The actual amount of BDSM practice in this book is once more very small so please do not let that put you off reading it although if, like me, you have read the first 2 you should be totally hooked by now.