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By day Cooper Miller is a bland paper pusher, a health and safety inspector who does everything by the book. Deciding he needs some excitement in his life, he sheds his off-the-rack suit and tan raincoat and signs up for an introductory session at a BDSM club. His welcome mat turns out to be Nando Arenas, the man who owns the new tattoo shop Cooper inspected just that ...more
ebook, 65 pages
Published February 3rd 2010 by Dreamspinner Press (first published 2010)
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Leslie Nicoll
Jun 10, 2011 Leslie Nicoll rated it did not like it
THE BLURB

By day Cooper Miller is a bland paper pusher, a health and safety inspector who does everything by the book. Deciding he needs some excitement in his life, he sheds his off-the-rack suit and tan raincoat and signs up for an introductory session at a BDSM club. His welcome mat turns out to be Nando Arenas, the man who owns the new tattoo shop Cooper inspected just that morning. At first glance, Nando seems like forbidden territory, but when Cooper discovers a taste for being tied up and
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Karen
Mar 26, 2016 Karen rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-mm
For me this was more of a weak 2.5 stars. Definitely not my favorite book by this author. Maybe that was the problem. I've read Façade which I thought I'd hate but no I liked it so much I read it twice, Diplomacy - LOVED IT! You Can Choose Your Friends, You Can't Choose Your Family loved them both, The Wranglers Series loved it too, etc, etc. See the pattern for me Zahra Owens = good reading. So why wouldn't Balance be the same? I don't know but it wasn't it's just didn't make me want to ...more
True
Mar 12, 2012 True rated it it was ok
I feel like I should have liked this more. Does that make sense? Okay for instance there is rope play in this book. I love the Shibari technique. I just couldnt connect with the two characters. I want to be able to get behind the characters and root for them to be together. In all honesty I could really care less. It just was...hm.
Seregil
Jul 10, 2014 Seregil rated it it was ok
Shelves: mm, bdsm
2.5 stars
Japanese bondage play book.
Liked it, but didn't find it memorable in any way. The Dom was emotionally scarred and a bottom, while the Sub turns from incredibly shy to very persistent and open (just after the first scene) and stays that way. Found it kind of inconsistent.
Laura
Jan 13, 2015 Laura rated it liked it
Wow, when we first meet NAndo he seems so confident but as we keep reading we find out he winnies more than a teen girl. Lol!!!

Luck him Cooper last name is patience!!
melek
Apr 16, 2014 melek rated it liked it
Shelves: zahra-owens, 0-bdsm
It was ok read to see where it leads, An inspector inspect an tattoo place but also wants to live out his fantasies with the owner.
Sue bowdley
May 30, 2016 Sue bowdley rated it really liked it
I read some quite bad reviews on this but i quite enjoyed it....It could have been longer and Nando as a Dom didn't quite work but the chemistry between Nando and Cooper was quite sweet x
Beck
I was already pre-disposed to dislike this short story when the dreaded insta-love occurred in the first chapter ... add in a clunky narrative & weak plot & I couldn't be bothered to finish.
Chris
Oct 21, 2010 Chris rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, gay, done, short, bdsm, 2010, owned, ebook
So-so m/m romance about a desk jockey whose fascination for being tied up leads him to an introductory session at a kinky club, at which he meets a very intriguing tattoo artist.
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ZAHRA OWENS is a multi-lingual globetrotter who loves big cities, but also has a weak spot for the wide-open spaces that are so rare where she lives.
She likes her men either tough on the outside but with a huge soft center, or strong, silent and damaged. She makes it her personal goal to find them their happy-ever-after, the road there often leading via hospital beds, villas with gorgeous vistas o
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