RELEASE DATE: 24th June 2015
BLURB: The man who pimped Jeff may be in prison, but Jeff is still living the nightmare, selling himself to men and relying on pills to manage. Then he meets Scott, a young American man who could easily have been where Jeff is now. Scott’s friends extend a helping hand to Jeff, and he grabs it.
Leo and Thomas bring Jeff to stay with Dom Damian Barnett until they can find him someplace more long-term. Still grieving from losing his sub to cancer two years before, Damian agrees to help. But when he glimpses the extent of the damage, Damian wants to do more than offer his guestroom. Jeff is not a submissive, but Damian can see he desperately needs structure in his life. It’s up to Damian to find an answer.
He never expects that what he discovers will change both their lives.
Wow… I’m sitting here with happy tears running down my face, feeling emotionally drained, but content. The unexpected twist at the end was a very nice touch! Thank you, K.c., for another great addition to this series.
I really enjoy reading about different aspects of the BDSM world in the Collars and Cuffs books. Damian’s Discipline is not about the usual D/s relationship. It shows us the basic concept and principles of DD, Domestic Discipline.
This is the story of Jeff (with whom we have already met in connection with Scott in Someone to Keep Me) and Damian, a Dom from the club. When Scott unexpectedly sees Jeff on campus, and gets to know the sordid truth about him, he immediately knows something has to be done, and with Thomas and Leo’s help they find a place for Jeff to stay, this place being Damian’s house. In this book the reader is taken to a very emotional, very powerful journey. The journey of how Jeff and Damian can turn this place to stay to a real home for both of them. Both men have to overcome raw, painful obstacles, have to learn to trust, and have to learn to show their real emotions. I know changing the status of an established relationship is not easy, and I totally understood their reasoning for not taking the first step, but sometimes I could have strangled these guys… some of the miscommunication was just too much for me…
The double first person point of view is very well written, helping the reader get to know both characters, their inner struggles, their past hurt, current thoughts and feelings. This is definitely a very complex, heartbreaking, heartwarming ride. I was hooked and couldn’t put it down until the last page.
I love to meet all the characters from the previous books. It really gives that great ‘coming home’ feeling, the feeling of familiarity, and the warmth when we get to see our ‘old friends’ again. Although this book is part of an ongoing series, it can totally be read as a standalone.