The Spice of Life
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The Spice of Life

3.6 of 5 stars 3.60  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  4 reviews
When Brian brings home a plug with a red jewel at the base, his lover Colin lets him know exactly what he thinks of it, and it's nothing good. Brian's intrigued, though, determined to get Colin to wear the plug for him because just the idea of it makes him hot for some reason. Will he be able convince his lover to use the new toy, or has he wasted his money?

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ebook, 11 pages
Published April 11th 2012 by Torquere Press (first published April 10th 2012)
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This title was provided free by the author or publisher for review purposes. Review originally posted at Brief Encounters Reviews.

Rating: B+

This is a very short story comprised of three erotic scenes, but it's one of the most entertaining and amusing ones I've read in a long time.

Brian is our narrator, and he tells the story in present tense giving a real immediacy to everything. I know some readers don't enjoy present tense, but this is done really well, with Brian's voice coming through loud a...more
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Spice of Life is a very short look at Colin and Brian, an established couple. The premise is a simple one – Brian wants Colin to wear the butt plug he just bought. A big stainless steel one with a “big, shiny cut-glass gemstone at the base end, which will be all that sticks out, looking like really fucked up jewelry.” Since Colin is “the growliest, manliest gay man”, the odds of him just saying yes are slim.

Our story is Brian’s attempts to get Colin to we...more
Jul 25, 2012 Tam rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: m-m
A cute little short about a man who brings home a jeweled butt plug for his manly man boyfriend, only to have the guy totally freak out. He then spends several weeks trying to convince the guy to let him use it on him. Finally he gives up and tries it on himself, only to have his BF come home for lunch and catch him. Maybe it's not so bad after all. It was sweet and cute that he kept kind of teasing his BF with it and sneaking it in. Neither one took it to heart though. So if you're in the mood...more
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Genre: M/M Contemporary
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Julia Talbot lives in the great Southwest, where there is hot and cold running rodeo, cowboys, and everything from meat and potatoes to the best Tex-Mex. A full time author, Julia has been published by Torquere Press, Ellora's Cave, Dreamspinner Press, Resplendence (as Minerva Howe) and Changeling Press. She believes that everyone deserves a happy ending, so she writes about love without limits, w...more
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