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Discipline (Deviations #3)

4.25 of 5 stars 4.25  ·  rating details  ·  1,409 ratings  ·  72 reviews
Tobias and Noah explore their relationships more deeply than they ever have, not just with their own dominance and submission, but with their friends. As Noah helps Tobias through the loss of someone dear, he finds Tobias helping him, too, leading him through some intense sexual games, breaking down the last of Noah's fears, and helping him face his biggest one. The cage. ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published April 25th 2007 by Torquere Press (first published April 24th 2007)
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Nov 07, 2013 Gina rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Gina by: Tina
Shelves: bdsm, m-m, favorites
This doesn’t feel like book 3 in the series, this honestly just feels like a continuation of the story of Noah and Tobias. I have been reading one book after the other because of this feeling. I honestly don’t see them as separate books, but just chapter after chapter of their journey. This is not a complaint at all, but just the opposite. I love this series!!

In this book their relationship is definitely on solid ground, they have grown together and evolved and now are solidly in love. Tobias i
Macky ~ Sinfully...Addicted To All Male Romance
I'm Really enjoying this series. Tobias and Noah are really good together and their relationship has strengthened considerably. More hot sex and lots of delish kink ( especially when they travel to Paris) but I didn't think that there was as quite much focus on the BDSM elements in this one, its there but just not as prominent, possibly because they are in love and their feelings have altered the dynamics between them slightly. Not that that was a problem for me , it just changed the feel
Caroline Brand

Tobias and Noah continue on exploring their relationship but sometimes real life takes over and things don’t always run smoothly.

The one lady that has been there for Tobias since before his parents died sadly passes away and he needs Noah’s support more than ever. Noah proves that he can be everything his master needs and more. This book focuses a lot of Noah’s strength as it is him again sat holding Phan when he breaks down due to the sudden lack of structure in
5 I-want-me-a-Tobias STARS!

So we have Tobias and Noah exploring their relationship even more deeply, not only as Dom and sub but as partners too. We get to see Noah supporting Tobias during hard times, and Tobias returning the favor by leading Noah through intense sexual games, breaking barriers and helping him face his biggest fear, yes, the cage.

"Anything else you wanted to talk about?"
Noah shook his head and shifted slightly so he was lying against Tobias rather than just sitting against him
Seemed to start slow but really heated up just before Paris when(view spoiler). Sorry to see one character leave the scene so to speak but it was required for Noah and Tobias to move on and eventually live together. Loved all the Paris scenes, definitely lots of action to make it live up to it's name as the city of love.
Reading the shorts for the remaining two books I'm not sure they will appeal so much but one never knows. Lead on McDuff...
~Lei ~  Reading Is An Adventure ~

I waited too long to review this one as well so I'll just mention what I liked (or didn't).

Likes/Highlights: Paris, Noah topping Tobias, Noah stopping Tobias for speeding

Sad: Mrs. Miller's passing and the fallout from that

Dislikes: Even though Noah and Tobias are working towards their togetherness, Phan is manipulating his way in and Tobias' guilt/care is allowing it. See how the next two books pan out.
Much as I enjoy these characters, and as I think the sex between them is hot, I just need more plot in my books. This book felt like it was 80% sex, with the other 20% being the depressing death of a beloved minor character. It was nice to spend more time with Tobias and Noah, but honestly, I had to read this book in little 10-page chunks (one sex scene each).
James Cox
Sad, sweet, and sexy. This was a great addition to the series!
Apr 16, 2012 Melissa rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Melissa by: Jason Rutledge
Shelves: bdsm, m-m, hottie-cops
This book was my favorite so far, although it had me in tears during most of it. Noah and Tobias' relationships both personal and D/s are blooming wonderfully and although they still have minor issues to work out, I'm thrilled for both of them.

This book dealt a lot with Phan and his issues and I really really enjoyed getting to know more about him although I find his back story heartbreaking and far too intense for anyone to have to deal with.

Phan and Noah are developing a nice little friendshi
Dr. Tobias Vincent and his sub Noah was pushing their relationship further and took vacation in Paris. They prolonged their contract and they are deciding to move in. That was the main plot accompanied with mushy sex scenes with hint of BDSM. Paris is just a background for depraved sexclubs and bunch of Frenchmen. That was a good part. The bad part was very long description of Phantom and his damn problems, which were deep but author did not go deeper in the description of them. There was very i ...more
Book number three and now we turn up the kink a bit with a trip to Paris. I'm so biased by now when it comes to these books so I won't be able to tell if they are better or worse than the previous, I just eat the story up with a spoon...and enjoy every second of it.

The characters continue to develop. Phan, a secondary character from the previous books becomes more and more important and it's utterly impossible not to fall in love with him. Noah is as sweet as ever, and he just makes my heart wee
I love this series! Tobias and Noah stay with me long after I have finished reading their stories. In this book, their relationship continues to grow, their love for each other becomes more intense and they sign a new contract. There are some serious issues in the book that Noah and Tobias face together. And their trip to Paris is awesome. The BDSM club that they go to is HOT! I love the new characters that are introduced and I would love to read more about them. Noah and Tobias also mentioned a ...more
Awilk -never sleeps-
I had trouble realising how many pages this book has. I opened up my Kindle cover, turned it on and started reading. Before I knew it I had read the whole book and wanted more.
I am totally enjoying this series, but I have kept them at four stars as I do wish for a little more of Tobias being Noah's Dom instead of his sappy lover. Not that I don't adore the love story of these two characters, but I would like to see a little more of Tobias' dominate nature.
Not bad, but not my favorite so far. More bonding and in depth development of Tobias and Noah as a couple, lovers outside of their scene.

I liked their time in Paris, and toward the end, certain events assisted in giving Noah more validation, but poor Phan...really curious how things will find some kind of resolution.

On to the next one, as this one fell a bit short for me.
I liked it, not as much as the second one but still engaging. The authors do a great job at keeping the reader engrossed and emotionally tied to the lead characers which is refreshing. I am already tired of Phan and his needs but I see that he is a big part of the next two books so I'll have to get over that I suppose.
This is a great continuation of the series and story of Noah and tobias. Lots of lovely and scorching hot lover scenes and some panty drenching fantasy scenes (seriously!!!) and of course amazing and intense d/s scenes.

So the main thing that put me off continuing the series to begin with was all the mixed feelings towards phan coming into the relationship. This doesn't happen in this book and I'm still hesitant to read Bondage because I'm still not sure how I feel about it.

So this book has some
I find this third book of Deviations as good as the previous ones. I like how the two authors write the story, very pleasant, flowing and easy to read.
The couple Tobias-Noah is one of my favorite. But I'm a little more reticent over Phan, not that I can’t find him kind, but it annoys me a little. I know he’ll have a role bigger and bigger in their relationship, in the next two books (I read the summary), however I hope I’ll like them.
In a few episodes of the journey to Paris, some pictures "clic
I loved books 1 to 3 in this series. Out of all the BDSM novels I've read, this series had the most strict D/S relationship. Tobias takes on Noah as a sub after seeing Noah needs something, he's adrift and needs grounding and issues dealt with. Tobias is a sucker for a sub in need and something about Noah entrances him. Noah is not a sweet yes sir sub all the time. During the day he's a police officer and he has to work to weigh up his responsible professional life against his need to give up co ...more
There was nothing stopping me now, I was so connected with each character that I had to find out how Tobias and Noah’s vacation to France would go. Aside from the fact that their initial contract was at an ending and negotiations would start again, Tobias wanted them to move in together and have a more long-term contract that would further reflect their commitment to each other. There are many things that can test the strength in a relationship and a personal loss rippled through the chapters le ...more
After all of the learning that Tobias and Noah do together, they decide to take their relationship on a vacation. After the super sexy plane ride they land in Paris. Tobias has been there and he knows exactly where they are going! But first they have to renegotiate their contract ... which is a true testament to the love that they have for eachother. Tobias takes Noah to a BDSM club in Paris that is a little different than the one that they go to in the states. Noah once again above and beyond t ...more
3.5 stars

This one was good, and it was delightful to get to see the relationship between Tobias and Noah deepen even further, but for some reason this one didn't hold my attention like the first two. I ended up skimming a lot of the sex scenes (and there were a LOT).

Phantom just breaks my heart. He's an amazingly well crafted character. It was fun watching him and Noah become closer, but it killed me to see how much Phan needs someone and how much Tobias wants to help but can't, and how much noa
Lisa ~ Books Are My Drugs ~
Book 3 in the Deviations series - again with the 4.5 for the abrupt ending

Tobias helps Noah finally overcome his fear of the cage as a birthday present. Not what I would want for my birthday, but Noah seemed happy with it.

The friendship between Phan & Noah continues to develop until Phan has a breakdown during one of his weekly visits with Noah. Then Tobias & Bradford have to re-think what Phan truly needs for recovery. It's then decided that Bradford will be a temporary Dom for Phan bec
Can hardly wait to read the fourth volume

Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS.

Rating: 9/10

- Hot sex scenes, as usual, but in more unusual settings in this volume.
- Continued development of not just the D/s relationship but also the characters’ emotional connection.
- A lot of progress regarding some of Noah’s trust issues and fear of physical restraint.
- Tobias and Noah finally have an argument! (I was starting to think they were a little too perfect.) And
Now that Tobias has collared Noah, their relationship is rather established. Tobias finally accepts that Noah is - and wants to be - more than just his sub, but also his life partner. Noah finally trusts Tobias enough to truely believe in his love, helping him to overcome his misgivings about Phan. Tobias, on the other hand, struggles with the notion that he may love Noah but can't stop to feel responsible for Phan. Fortunately, Tobias's friend Bradford is ready to take Phan on as his temporary ...more
Of the first three I thought this novel was probably the weakest, which is nothing overly resentful against it. It's hard to maintain that goodfeel buzz you get about a series 3 novels in, the characters at this point are happy together and it's external things which affect them this time around. Phantom is struggling with his needs and he and Noah are gradually becoming closer.

I've heard that there's going to be a separate novel with Phantom and Bradly, I would love dearly to read that because
LOVE IT!!!!! I don't know if there might still be an increase, but this part I think, will/be is my favorite part . Everything for the heart, the intensification of the relationship between Tobias and Noah, wow. It is described as beautiful as the two really fall in love and trust grows at all. The scenes and "rituals" are absolutely super described, as well as when they make love to each other. I totally love it, also the conversations between them. The relationship with Phan bothers me, and I ...more
I never really thought about this at the time, but I get a bit of the heebie jeebies thinking about the accelerated timeline of this series. It's only 6 months, but there's undying love and couples moving in together? I guess this is one trope I dislike across all novels, not just paranormal!

Lots of kinky Paris sex.
4.5 starts.

I understand why some people has their dislike of the series because is more romance than BDSM and has a lot of blurred lines. Since that's exactly how I like it - new to the genre and all - this series keeps getting better and better for me.

I even got to cry.. a lot.. in this book :)

Book #4 here I go.
I have mixed emotions about this book. On one had I love the deeper look we get into Tobias and Noah's relationship. They really share all of themselves and we get to watch them fall in love. They truly are magnificent together. On the other hand we also get to know Phantom more in this one and I don't like his character AT ALL. I don't like how he manipulates Tobias AND Noah with his emotional baggage. It is so frustrating to watch how he uses his past with Tobias to weasel his way back into hi ...more
Okay, I know I'm starting to sound like a broken record, but it's the truth; I love this series!

I love getting further involved with Tobias and Noah. Their relationship is still growing and it's beautiful to be a part of that. This book once again offers everything we have come to expect (and need) from these two. Phan and Bradford are once again very nicely a part of the whole. I truly admire the authors' ability to create strong secondary characters that whilst taking part in the story, don't
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Other Books in the Series

Deviations (5 books)
  • Submission (Deviations, #1)
  • Domination (Deviations, #2)
  • Bondage (Deviations, #4)
  • Safe Words (Deviations, #5)
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