New Tricks (Shying Away #2)
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New Tricks (Shying Away #2)

3.42 of 5 stars 3.42  ·  rating details  ·  125 ratings  ·  20 reviews
Quinn Donahue’s put in a long, hard day at his lover Aaron Miller’s family horse farm, and he’s looking forward to a hot bath and a good night’s sleep. But that’s before he finds Aaron waiting for him in their dark apartment, apparently in the mood to play a game. Aaron was a virgin when he’d hooked up with Quinn, while Quinn was the furthest thing from innocent. So if Aar...more
ebook, 31 pages
Published September 7th 2011 by Dreamspinner Press
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Librarian Kate
This is kind of funny; I'd forgotten that this was a sequel to Shying Away, and totally didn't connect Quinn and Aaron with THAT Quinn and Aaron (and the cover and first page don't say it's a sequel)...and I loved this! It made me laugh out loud in places, and it was sweet, and hot. It wasn't till I looked it up here to post a review that I made the connection - and had to go back and read it again, this time thinking of what I remember from Shying Away.

And now I still have new stuff in my TBR p...more
Sequel to the excellent Shying Away. Aaron's lack of experience was such a big theme in the first book and this sequel shows him spreading his wings and trying some new tricks. But just when we think we know what he's up to, he changes the rules.

I reread Shying Away to really appreciate this short sequel and it was worth it to get the full impact. I love how Quinn keeps teasing Aaron about checking out porn sites.;)
Aurora Alexander
Oct 26, 2011 Aurora Alexander rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Readers who enjoyed Shying Away
Hot! A nice read no matter what, but an absolute must for readers who enjoyed Shying Away. Quinn still melts my heart and Aaron is sexy when whe gets toppy. :o
Pixie Mmgoodbookreviews
4 Hearts

Review first posted at MM Good Book Reviews

Aaron has it all planned out, the perfect evening for himself and Quinn and nothing is going to interrupt it not even Quinn. Quinn worries when he gets home and it’s all dark, until Aaron surprises him.

This is a beautiful little short story, it’s well written and delves in D/s but only with light rope play, and is used more as a ploy than serious D/s play.

I really do like the way that Aaron has arranged th...more
Sequel to Shying Away. I liked Shying Away so I automatically bought New Tricks (Shying Away #2) only to find out it is simply a short story of a sex scene.

This is not a "new trick" rather Kate Sherwood just joined the ranks of authors who have made a fast buck ripping off readers with a sequel that does not advance the story and has no plot.
Jan 03, 2012 Sadonna rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I really loved these guys. This is a very sexy short story that takes place after Aaron and Quinn have moved in together. It's emotional and hot!
Oct 01, 2011 Tam rated it 4 of 5 stars
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This review can be found at Brief Encounters Reviews.

This is a sequel to Shying Away, which I confess I have not read. However based on the blurb for that book and the back story revealed in their short sequel, it seems that Aaron was a virgin who pursued Quinn. One of the ongoing themes is Quinn’s thoughts that Aaron couldn’t possibly really love him because it being his first love, his first lover.

In this short, Quinn comes home after a rough day working hoping for some food, a hot shower and...more
This was a tiny glimpse into Aaron and Quinn's relationship, after they've spent some time together and they've recently moved in a new apartment.

It's good to see Aaron gaining more confidence and staking his claim without losing his initial innocence and sensitivity, and a more insecure but very stable Quinn, who strives to please his partner within reason and comes to terms with what they have and what they mean to each other. The protagonists manage to convey everything with their activities...more
May 28, 2014 Marge rated it 2 of 5 stars
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More plot in the blurb than in the story. Just a sex scene. Disappointing.
Reviewed by Kerri: I didn't read the first part of this story, but I feel the need to after reading this short by Kate Sherwood.

The sex is hot and interesting. The characters each have well developed personalities that shine through even in 31 pages which can be hard for any writer to achieve within a limited word count. Yet, Ms. Sherwood manages to do that, and much more.

If you like a story that's a little bit outside the norm with lots of spice, this might be a good read for you. It was for m...more
Sep 08, 2011 Kira rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I really like Kate's stuff, that's a known fact. I liked Shying Away very much, and I found this little story a good continuation. I liked the bits that were funny and the bits that were hot, but I especially loved how it truly managed to get into the issues of the characters, despite being in an established relationship already. Nicely done, as always.
MsMiz (Tina)
A very cute short with Aaron and Quinn from Shying Away. We all knew that Quinn was not quite convinced Aaron knew if he really did love him. So Aaron takes it into his own hands and shows Quinn how much he really does love him. Very nicely done Aaron!

Barb ~rede-2-read~
Great little short story follow-up to Shying Away. Aaron has to resort to trickery to convince Quinn that his love is forever.
Kate Sherwood
Sep 08, 2011 Kate Sherwood added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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I loved Aaron and Quinn when I was writing them the first time, so it was great to get back to them and check in.

And I found that they were still working through some of the same issues - but they were doing it in a fairly sexy way...
I'm sure if you'd read this one right away it would have been good and made sense. But I'm reading this months after finishing Shying Away and I just couldn't reconnect with the characters quickly enough for this to do anything for me.
I adored Shying Away, so it was great to see Quinn and Aaron again in this short. It's really only a small look into their life, but it was still really nice ;)
I absolutely loved Shying Away, so I really loved getting to read more about these two. This was a hot, sexy (but short) read. I just love these two!
Dani Elle Maas
sweet little squeel to shying away definitly word the read
you cannot get enough of those two guys :)

Naughty sequel to Shying Away. Short and sweet, more like an epilogue.

Nice. :)
I loved Aaron's method of getting his point across.
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