I have this really bad habit of pushing my book reviews aside in favour of doing more reading....Let's get back to the job at hand now.
Punishing himself for a horrific past that is not his fault, bestselling author Alexander Montgomery seeks redemption and love—and perhaps he will find it.
Famous author though he may be, Alexander Montgomery is not someone you take home to meet Mother. Seriously flawed, damaged by a horrific past, he’s trying hard to claw his way back to normality. But how can anyone respect what he truly is? His therapy involves regular sessions at Study in Scarlet, an exclusive S&M club.
Then comes Sage. Tall, with black hair and blue eyes, an up-and-coming actor with impossible charm and boy-next-door good looks, he’s the perfect choice to play the leading man in a TV adaptation of Alex’s last best-seller. Even more, he is a man you introduce to your family. Which Alex would do—if he weren’t taken by another man who offers the punishments Alex prays will wipe away the past and make him the person he wants to be. Yet, perhaps there is another path to redemption. If only the solution would reach out and touch him.
I am kinda on the fence with this book. It's interesting, with both the mystery and the relationship between Sage and Alex. The mystery was well paced and it kept me reading on. The little twists and unique romance.
Sage felt a little too perfect for me, despite being such a total sweetheart. Though with Alex, it's understandable that the author created Sage like that to be Alex's rock. I would understand, but I probably wouldn't be able to be that accepting of Alex and Eric's sessions.
I do love the chemistry between them and the sexual tension. I love how their relationship developed through the story and the acceptance and support Sage had shown Alex despite his own pain and jealousy :)