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Dear Author,
Lying in his arms is the only place I feel safe. So why does he laugh when I tell him I think I love him?


Photo Description: Black and white photo of two dark-haired young men lying together, the one on top cradled in the other's arms as the other smiles, revealing a cute dimple.

This story was written as a part of the M/M Romance Group's "Love is Always Write" e
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ebook, 19 pages
Published May 26th 2012 by M/M Romance Group @ Goodreads
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Trio
Jan 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: bdsm, mm, pub-gr
So nice - this is definitely one of the stories Dare does best... the sweet, hopeful submissive who falls for a gruff, older Dom. There's always a HEA and usually with very little angst and great chemistry between the two.

Really nice little story.
Emily
Aug 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
Sexy, kinky, and a happy ending. Just what I've come to expect from Ms. Dare. This was a cute little story that I enjoyed greatly. I would love to see more of this couple, as they're just freakin' adorable!
Bettye Kanady
Nov 11, 2012 rated it it was ok
Recommended to Bettye by: Love is Always Write List
The story was okay; another one that appears to be outside of my comfort zone; this means a BDSM story. It was a quick story, well written and the characters were kind of larger than life for me. I do like the leather! Luke and Jay seemed to walk into the relationship with both eyes open; from what I understand, that takes trust. I suppose we all could benefit from that.
Wendy Ann
May 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
Awww, you’ve got to love the big, bad, toppy guy with a soft spot! Luke was definitely more a man of action vs. a man of words, but his message came across nonetheless:) I loved Jay’s all around eagerness to please – just a sweetie. As usual, I loved this Kim Dare special story – great stuff!!!
Bubbles  Hunty Honest & Direct Opinions
2.5 stars maybe. I kind of liked it, was well written. It is really only two sex scenes though. A small opener followed by two sex scenes and a small closing scene. no depth or development or anything I'd expect in a story.
Matthew
Jan 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Not the most erotic Kim Dare story... more a character piece. Very short free read, painting a relationship of a timid inexperienced sub to his controlled, popular master, who maybe isn't as in control as he seems.
Teagan
May 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Free! WHAT. XD

Really liked this one. <3

And how cool are all of these free stories? Thank you authors! Thank you M/M Romance Group! Thank you Goodreads!

Kate Aaron
May 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
***my prompt! sqweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!***
Sandra

Offered for FREE from the M/M Romance Group, Love Is Always Write: Volume Eight.

3.5 stars This is extremely short, but that works for what it it. The first scene comes directly form the prompt where the sub tells the Dom he loves him and the Dom laughs (although not cruelly). It immediately flashed back to when they met. I was annoyed at first cuz I thought it wasn't going to back to first scene and have emotional resolution, but fear not, it did just that and it was actually pretty sweet. The t
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Jenny Wood
Jan 15, 2016 rated it it was ok
Didn't care for this one, not really into the BDSM thing but I just felt like the one dude was humiliated unnecessarily or something... I don't get those types of relationships and the writing style was good, there wasn't anything wrong with that, I'm sure for BDSM lovers this would have been a great little short. I appreciate everyones work when they take time to write something and share it with the world. It takes a lot of guts especially when they know they'll get criticized because everyone ...more
Sam
3.5

I'm plodding my way through last years LIAW stories. I chose this one first in the volume 'because' it is short—I wanted a quick read—and I won't be complaining about its length, because for me it wasn't an issue (which I find is often not the case with shorts). The story achieves what the author set out to do. It is surprisingly well rounded despite its length, and gives amazing insight into the characters with so few words. Well done Kim. I haven't read any of your other stories, but I'll b
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Samantha rozyczko
Jun 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
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I don't think I have ever read a Kim Dare story that I complained about and this one is no different. The fact that is was short didn't bother me for one min. All I can really say is that it was just as cute and sexy as all her other stories are. If you ever want more it just cause the you really liked it not so much because stuff didn't add up in the end. So even if it was short it just worked.
jules0623
May 27, 2012 rated it really liked it
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Elena
Nov 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
Archived in the M/M Romance group, this one made me tear up, which I don't do often. Light D/s themes.
Melanie~~
Aug 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
What a sweet little story.
Penumbra
Sweet and hot! I don't usually like first person, but I liked it in this story, great job :)
Izzah Zulaikha
Dec 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Reread this again, last read was Dec 2012.

Even half a year later, this story is still seriously good!
Lara
Jul 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
Very cute idea. Great connection between the characters. Lots of sexiness. The tiniest bit of angst. If it had been longer I woulda been in heaven.
Helen Peter
Jul 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Have always love Kim Dare's stories. This one is no exception but it is too..... short. Please continue with their story into a full length novel if possible.
Victoria
Jun 11, 2012 rated it liked it
Sweet story. Thank you Kim Dare, for donating your time and talent.
Pickles
May 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
Short and sweet. Left me with a smile.
Monika
May 27, 2012 rated it really liked it
awwwww, sweet and I'm not a BDSM fan.
Janice
Mar 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Sweet. Smouldering. Loved it!
Peggy
May 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
What do you do when the man of you dreams laughs at your heartfelt declaration of love?
This is a tiny little short which left me smiling.
Dre
May 27, 2012 rated it really liked it
I always love Kim Dare's stories, and this one was no different, I just wish it wasn't so short.
Tamela
Nervous chuckle and the words "Me too." So romantic :)
Riina Y.T.
What a cute sexy little thing :)
Tammy
May 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Great story. Very sweet.
Teeny
3,5 stars

I love Kim Dare's writing and her BDSM stories! She is one of my favorite authors and she has a magic way of delivering full of feels and HEA stories no matter the length of them and this one wasn't the exception. Short, sweet and hot!
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