Driven by Fate

Tessa Bailey
Driven by Fate
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Entangled Publishing
Release Date
February 2015
BDSM, Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance

The first rule is obey... and she already broke it.

Francesca "Frankie" De Luca always pays her debts. Even when it means stepping inside Serve, the sensuous Manhattan club that caters to particular adult desires. For Frankie, it's a taste of something she's always wanted-and never received. Until a sharply dressed Brit orders her into his room, and instructs her to undress before delivering the carnal punishment she so desperately needs...

She wasn't the woman Porter Evans was expecting. Not this wild thing with the pale, silvery eyes. And such cheek. But she violates Porter's strict rules of control. Temptation is a dangerous thing indeed. Yet everything about Frankie cries out for schooling about the tantalizing interplay of pleasure and pain. So Porter offers Frankie a deal she can't refuse-and the only thing she owes him is submission...

Book Review by Delta (reviewer)
Mar 25, 2015   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
115 people found the following review helpful
Holy smokes, is this a fabulous book! Hotter than Hades with a good storyline, humor and excellent character development, THIS is how erotic romance should be done!

Francesca "Frankie" DeLuca is determined to get into BDSM Club Serve for 2 reasons: pay back a debt owed and appease her curiosity. When she stumbles upon a breathtaking Dom alone in a room and he invites her in, she pretends to be his next appointment. Porter Evans knows this gorgeous tomboy is not his client, but he wants to see how far he can push her before she cries uncle. He finds the tables turned when she falls apart in his arms…and he falls apart under her silver-eyed stare. He has no clue what compels him to chase her down and offer her a job…with very specific after-hours perks, but he can't help his excitement when she says yes.

Frankie can not believe how her body responded to the sexy British invasion at the club. She may be insane for accepting his…proposition…but it's a risk she's willing to take to explore this need he's awakened. Can a stubbornly independent woman and a wildly dominant and secretive "antiques dealer" find common ground?

Well damn, ladies. I've been reviewing erotic romance for several years now, and I've read just about every type of sex scene out there. But something about DRIVEN BY FATE may just take the top hot spot with that insanely erotic first chase and capture scene. Whew! And the other scenes were just as good. It's been a long time since a sex scene has actually driven me crazy with arousal, but DRIVEN BY FATE drove me nuts every single time. I'm a huge fan of Ms. Bailey's books, and this one just might be my favorite for its humor and crazy hot sex.

Frankie, seriously, what a woman. I loved her defiance and playfulness and willingness to explore her darker desires. And the staunch, stoic Porter was rendered useless as a serious Dom when she was near. Instead of BDSM as a source of power and release, it became fun and something that he could enjoy more for its spirited and raw sensuality rather than the rigid rules and regulations of his past encounters. His wildly inappropriate possessive caveman attitude should've been too much, but instead I may possibly have freakin' SWOONED during some of those scenes. Their chemistry was beyond fabulous. I think Ms. Bailey wrote these two lovers incredibly well, making me want to devour their encounters. I did not want this book to end! I want more more more of the Serve Series if they're all this hot and fabulous!

Bottom Line: Grab the wine and some extra batteries, lock the door and don't plan on coming out till the very last page. Yes, it's THAT good.
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