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Series: Capture, Inc
Published by Loose Id Genres: Contemporary, Erotic
Reviewed by Nikita Steele
At the age of sixteen, Ariel Lancaster almost killed a man due to drinking and driving. In the fourteen years since that horrible ordeal, Ariel has never taken another drink and has been continuously haunted by her awful decision. As a matter of fact, Ariel has leaded a straight-and-narrow, almost non-sexual lifestyle. So, as a thirtieth birthday gift to herself, Ariel applies to a unique agency that caters to women’s captive fantasies with the hopes of playing out a fantasy that she has always dreamt about.
As the co-owner of Capture Inc., John Martinez never expected to instantly fall for one of his potential clients. Yet, that’s what happens the moment he meets Ariel Lancaster. Instead of following proper protocol, John takes charge of fulfilling Ariel’s wicked fantasy with hopes of satisfying all of her fantasies forevermore. But, when John discovers a horrendous secret from Ariel’s past that involved him, will their new found happiness be a thing of yesterday?
Applying for Pleasure is a story that will have your emotions gushing all over the place. Ariel and John went through a terrible ordeal that caused severe pain and heartache. And, while they both survived physically, their emotional state is another matter, especially for Ariel. From the start, my heart goes out to Ariel, who had made a foolish teenage mistake that still haunts her years later. I really admire how John immediately dominates Ariel instantly giving her exactly what her heart desire in one unforgettable, wicked Dom/Sub night. Whew! I am fanning my heated face in recollection. The chemistry showcased between Ariel and John is instantaneous, sweltering, lustful and very passionate. All in all, an excellent start to a series.
I took great pleasure in reading Applying for Pleasure and look forward to Ms. James next installment in the Capture, Inc. series.