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** Bind Me is an erotic romance short story for ADULTS ONLY! This novelette is roughly 6600 words and contains light BDSM scenes between a curious woman and her very dominant male roommate. **

Lily had a suspicion her new roommate was the type to always take control, no matter what the situation. It wasn’t until she accidentally peeked in on Chaz dominating another woman, that her suspicions were realized. Lily watched with amazement as Chaz masterfully played the female like a sensual instrument, bringing her the most intense gratification Lily had ever witnessed.

After witnessing his sexual expertise from a distance and noticing the careful attention he gives to his lovers, Lily wanted nothing more than to have his hands sculpt every inch of her body. Unable to forget the incredibly erotic scene Chaz so skillfully played out, Lily sought to make her desires known by casually submitting to him throughout their daily lives.

To her excitement, Chaz invites Lily to his prestigious art show opening at a local gallery. All it takes is a slinky dress, a pair of kitten heels, and a tiny scrap of lace to drive Chaz wild, causing some very heated moments.

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First published April 9, 2013

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Rene Folsom

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Rene Folsom, author of contemporary and paranormal, lives in Florida with her husband and three kids. She has officially diagnosed herself with creative ADD and often has a million and one writing projects going at once. In addition to writing, she is also a graphic artist who enjoys creating custom book covers for indie authors. She is definitely an artist at heart and would love nothing more than to be elbow deep in clay during her waking hours.

Rene believes that all fiction is based on some form of reality—otherwise we would never have the inspiration or knowledge to dream up the realistic situations we portray with our words. She is proud to say that her personal experiences have been inspirational, though perhaps not always identical to that of her fictional characters. Where reality and fantasy diverge, however, must remain her little secret…

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Profile Image for Libbie.
218 reviews12 followers
July 14, 2013
Kind of a stretch to call this a "romance." I'd term it more a "sex scene in book form." Because that's all it is. It doesn't even earn novella status in my mind because there's no story involved. There's the setup of a sex scene and a sex scene.

Maybe I'm being hopelessly girly, but I like a little plot with my porn. And, frankly, I like a little more actual D/s with my D/s.
Profile Image for Amanda Phillips.
32 reviews5 followers
April 10, 2013
As someone acquainted with the BDSM lifestyle, I always get a bit giddy when an author gets it right. Most of the relationships aren't just about domination and pain like some books try to convince you of *cough* Fifty Shades of Terrible *cough* and Bind Me got it right.

Chaz and Lily are roommates but when Lily accidently walks in on Chaz and another girl, she realizes she wants more than a platonic relationship with him. What's more, she wants what he had going on with the other girl. Lily slowly starts changing her behavior around him to make sure Chaz gets the hint about what she wants from him and boy does he!

Bind Me is written by someone that obviously understands that there are more sides to an alternative sexual relationship than is usually portrayed. Author Rene Folsom delivers a story that draws the reader in, even if this isn't the type of book they usually go for. Well written and sensually graphic, Bind Me ends with you imagining what happens after Chaz and Lily go home for the night.

Disclosure: I received this book in exchange for an honest review and I'm happy I did. Due to the author's wonderful way with words, it has prompted me to go on and purchase more of her work.
Profile Image for Elizabeth Neff.
97 reviews2 followers
February 4, 2014

let me just say you well need a cold shower after this, or a hot man! This book is HOT I mean HOT. Rene Folsom knows how to right them hot, the only thing I dislike about these books is that they end. this is a quick steamy read that will get you going and when you are done you will need a cigarette, even if you don't smoke.
They may have only been roommates for a short time but with an encounter like theirs they won't (or at least I wouldn't) be seeing much of each other with clothes. Seriously who needs them any way, a pair of sexy laced panties should be all they ever need.
Oh my gravy, I love them hot and to the point sometimes, a quick so to speak. Who doesn't? If you aren't into erotic reads stop now. However Rene, again my husband says thank you.
Profile Image for Mummy's Naughty Corner.
1,511 reviews64 followers
January 7, 2014
Cover :- 4 stars
Sex/steaminess :- 4 stars
Story line :- 3 stars
Characters :- 3 stars
Overall rating :- 3.5 stars

Personal rating :- 3 stars

Book Pairing:- M/F
Did it give me a book hangover :- No
Is this a review book or personal read :- Personal read

Why I chose this book?

I won an e-copy in a competition.

What I liked about this book.

* It was a fun hot short read
* The writing flowed well and it was easy to read.

What I didn't like about this book.

* I left feeling like I didn't really know much of the characters.

Would I read more from this author?


Would I recommend this book?

Profile Image for S.L. Dearing.
Author 27 books117 followers
April 12, 2013
I was given the opportunity to preview this story by Rene Folsom and all I can say is HOT, HOT, HOT!! I loved her first story in the series Heart Me, but this one was right up my alley!! Her grasp of the tease and the sub/dom play is phenomenal!! Pulling the string of sexual tension, tighter and tighter until it finally breaks, delivering a fulfilling “climax” to the reader… sorry, I got distracted This is a Great, Sexy, Steamy story (alliteration aside)… Go Get it on it’s release!! LOL… sorry for the pun
Profile Image for Alicia.
52 reviews8 followers
June 17, 2013
Again, Ms. Folsom doesn't let me down!! She has a way with words that jump into the deep end of the pool without being grossly erotic, yet using squirmy scenes that made me want to have the whole collection for those special times when a short little book is needed;).

This one features some very light BDSM, just enough to whet your appetite and want to be dominated, but not much more.

Without giving away anything, just read this story, you'll see how well Ms. Folsom weaves a tale of damn near perfect sex.
Profile Image for Kayla.
43 reviews13 followers
September 1, 2013
I very much enjoyed this short story. It was very light BDSM, which is much more my cup of tea. I would have loved this story to continue, or at least have been longer. But for what it was, it was good.

It was a quick read. Kept me interested and reading the entire time. I liked both characters. Loved that Chaz was an artist -- something about working with his hands to create something so unique and personal is a very hot attribute ;)
Profile Image for Cassie.
528 reviews5 followers
April 22, 2013
The second installment of 'Roommate Romance' Rene Folsom brings you 'Bind Me'

Would you love to be dominated, or have you thought about letting someone dominate you? Lily has and it has overtake her thoughts.

After accidentally...or maybe it wasn't, walking in on her roommate Chaz dominating a woman in his room has turned Lily's life upside down. Watching him play his tied up submissive like a fine instrument, skillfully knowing how to handle her and not only bringing his submissive, but Lily to enjoyable gratification.

Since watching Chaz that night, Lily has not forgotten about Chaz's other side and comes to the decision to submit to him during their daily activity's, to show him she can be a submissive.

Finally the night has come and Chaz invites Lily to be his date to his gallery openings. Has all her hard work paid off? In a black dress helping to show off her assets, a pair of kitten heels and a pair of black lace panties, she is ready to be what he needs.

Being on the arm of one of the best looking men in the place, Lily cant help but think of the way she submitted to Chaz in the dark basement of the art gallery just a hour ago. Replaying the way he played her body so perfectly and used her black lace panties to tie her hands and dominate her. Being dominated was way better then she could have ever thought.

'Bind Me' is a sexy and steamy novella, that I enjoyed to the very end. Author Rene Folsom uses her words so perfectly to make you feel like your right there and have you fanning yourself off. This is a great short read that will make you want more from Mrs.Folsom and the Roommate Romance. I can honestly say I wanted more of Chaz and Lily, I could see them two becoming their own full length book...HINT HINT! So if you want a sexy, hot, steamy short read, this is definitely it.

WARNING: This book deals with adult M/F SUB/DOM RELATIONSHIP
Profile Image for Marcy Sue.
62 reviews
August 20, 2013
"Bind Me" is the second in Rene Folsom's Roommate Romance series. I received this book as a gift from the author in exchange for my honest review. Having read other books in this genre I will tell potential readers that this is really light BDSM and not likely to push a new reader into an uncomfortable zone. One of the things that I really loved about this book was that Lily was not portrayed as weak or mousy in her ways. As Chaz says to her, he was reading through her implied suggestion and was going to take her up on it.

Ms. Folsom portrays Chaz as the buffed out, sculpted male species that one has come to expect from this genre. Personally, I wouldn't mind the descriptions of his hard muscles and body if the story were lengthier. But when a story is a quick read, I think that part of it was overkill. But communicating with the author, I know that she has a special place in her heart for Chaz so perhaps he was given some preferential treatment by his creator.

The story was mild dominance and unlikely to offend and may be a good introduction for mature adults into this genre. Lily maintains some control. Chaz allows her to call him by his name and not sir and certainly not master. Lily dresses to impress and impress she does. Before even exploring the dominance part of their interlude this book scenes about sex in a public place. That is something that many couples can relate to and may improve the draw of readers into the book.

Lily is a beauty. Chaz is hunky, a bit of a cliche but if it works for the author that is what counts.

I admit I struggle with short stories/novellas. I always seem to be searching for more and find myself disappointed when things end. Perhaps that is just greed on my part. I would like more details and more information about the relationship between these two characters. Again, just personal greed. That is the sign of the success of Ms. Folsom's writing. She leaves you wanting more.
Profile Image for Patti K.
Author 1 book65 followers
April 21, 2014
If you're not into BDSM, or can't at least have an open mind, DO NOT READ THIS. I hate when people read something outside their comfort zone and then trash what they read because the author wrote something that made them uncomfortable. STOP READING. Or DON'T PICK IT UP! This is an EROTIC, SHORT STORY. Got that? EROTIC. There will be SEX. SHORT STORY. It's not a full-length NOVEL. Got it? Okay. Good. Now, if you're still interested, read on...

I tend to shy away from erotica, particularly short stories. Why? Not because I'm a prude, but because, as anyone who reads my reviews with regularity will tell you, I'm very much into character-driven stories. By their very nature, erotic shorts are NOT expected to focus on character or have time to develop them enough for me to care about them. But Rene succeeded in doing just that! (Gonna post these two paragraphs for all the stories in the set).

Of all the stories in the Roommate Romance set, I felt this one had the least amount of character development. That doesn't change how hot and sexy it is, and for a story that is aiming to be just that, it gets 5 stars. But I'd have liked a little longer story with more time to know the two main characters and why their relationship progressed as it did. I think it bothered me more in this story because it's a BDSM-lite story, where dominance, submission and, above all, TRUST is part of the appeal. I didn't know why Lily trusted Chaz. I knew why she wanted him and why he wanted her, but I didn't know why she'd be willing to trust him. If I did, I'd bump it up a star, maybe even two, no trouble whatsoever. So, if that won't bother you, jump in with both feet, because this one is a scorcher!
Profile Image for Mallory Thorpe.
31 reviews2 followers
May 7, 2013
Rene Folsom does not disappoint in any way shape or form with Bind Me. Even though Bind Me is a short story, Folsom includes so much detail that I could envision Lily and Chaz like they were actually my neighbors. Bind Me is told through Lily’s point of view and even though she knew what she was getting into, it was told in a refreshing manner. I loved how she portrayed BDSM because it’s not all like what many readers were introduced to with Christian Grey. Plus sexy artist Chaz had my pulse racing by the time he was finished being introduced.
Lily is engaging and easy to love and relate to. The way Folsom expertly wrote her to be excited, intrigued and apprehensive all at once was impressive for a short story. Another thing you can definitely expect is moist panties. The steamy scenes and moments will get your pulse racing and temperature rising. Bind Me is better than fresh baked chocolate chip cookies from the oven. I will be keeping up with the roommate series for as long as Folsom keeps writing them. Just when I thought things couldn’t get any hotter after Heart you (book 1), I read Bind Me and was blown away again.
Seriously give the books a try and discover new tricks for your own bedroom.
Profile Image for Magen McMinimy.
Author 45 books185 followers
July 12, 2013
Another quick bite of steamy, sexy goodness.

Part of what I love about this series is the standalone nature of each read.

This Installment of the series is the first one that dealt with just a couple, a m/f relationship without a third party to join in the fun.

Still somehow, very creatively, Rene made this a fun little kinky tryst. I am a fan of the whole dominant male but I often cringe at the completely submissive female.However Chaz is the perfect combo of sweet and dominant and it is obvious that while Chaz is in control of what he and Lily are doing there is no lack of respect for his girl.

Rene has a clear vision of how this relationship should have been written. That is my one complaint of other books that have tried to explore these dominant/submissive relationships; the author doesn’t always grasp the respect and love that is still very important for the partners. So here again I am giving Rene another well deserved five stars and will again point out that she is my favorite little erotica author, I love the romances she writes and the kinky twist that make them exciting!
Profile Image for Michael Loring.
Author 15 books40 followers
June 15, 2013
Before reading my review, realize that this story is for mature audiences only. This is a very steamy erotica and viewer descretion is extremely advised.

Once again Rene Folsom proves to be a master of erotica with her second entry into the Roomate Romance series (the first entry being Heart You). Bind Me is the story of a woman who lusts after her roomate who proves to be a master of pleasure. Finally achieving what she has striven for, she undergoes a night she will never forget.

I’m once again brought to mention how I don’t normally enjoy or partake in smut-driven stories, but Rene Folsom has a way with words that makes me forget my usual indifference towards erotica. Her style is very fluent, brilliantly written and out right mind-blowing in her descriptions. The depth this author has brought to her stories has me jealous of her skill. She pens each of her stories with finesse, bringing the characters to life in ways others could not. Rene Folsom definitely has a fan when it comes to me!
Profile Image for Jocelyn Sanchez.
618 reviews51 followers
April 13, 2013
Oh! Wow! This was a steamy read. Definitely a must read!!

Lily had a suspicion that her roommate Chaz was a take control kind of guy. So when she walks in on Chaz dominating another woman she finds out she was right about Chaz being dominating. But what shocks her most was that she was attracted to Chaz even more after that. So to gain his attention she starts to submit to Chaz in their daily everyday life. Lily is really pleased and shocked when Chaz asks her to go with him to his art show and she willing agrees to go. After getting dressed up, aiming to please Chaz, Chaz can't keep his eyes off Lily all night. As the night continued on Chaz is unable to resist Lily anymore and Lily's fantasy about being Chaz's is finally coming true.

This was a very nice short story and I really enjoyed it! The writing was descriptive and well written. I look forward to what the author will write next!
Profile Image for Nicole.
Author 32 books34 followers
April 26, 2013
Wow! This book was HOT! I couldn't tear myself away from it once I started. Just like Heart You, Rene Folsom did a great job!!

Lilly accidentally walked in on her roommate with another girl. Not only is she surprised at what he's doing, but she finds it hot. Thoughts of him doing the same to her dominate her until it becomes a reality.

Chaz had asked Lilly to be his date for a gallery opening. He planned on having his way with her when they got back home, but finds it hard with what she's wearing. After excusing themselves from the party, he takes her away and has his way with her. Not only does she love it, but she thinks that they have a chance at being more than a one night fling.

When they rejoin the party, he introduces her to people as HIS girl.

This is a very hot read but shouldn't be read by anyone under eighteen. Bind me contains some material that may not be suitable by younger readers.
Profile Image for Natalie.
133 reviews1 follower
May 14, 2013
~My Review~

In this roommate story you will embark upon Chaz and Lily. Lily has wanted her hands on Chaz for quite some time.
Will she get that chance? Or does Chaz take over that role?

This is the second story of a very risque' novelette.
Might I add right up my alley and I do mean up my alley. LOL!

Rene Folsom once again takes us on an arousing, provoking sub/dom encounter that leads us straight into the climax of all climax's.
Book lovers be prepared to continue on this ride of pure ecstasy.

Rene manages to give us the most detailed description of these spicy encounters.
I am anxious for the next installment of "The Roommate Series."

Once you read the first you keep can't help but to beg for more! ;)
Profile Image for Novel Grounds.
1,518 reviews71 followers
May 1, 2013
Oh My! This book is friggen HOT! I should have known by the first one but again, Oh My! Lily and Chaz are the stars of this quick and sexy romance. Lily walked in on Chaz and since then she has been wanting him hard core. Now he has finally given her an opening and she is going to jump at it. Hot Sex during a Gala? Um Yes much?

Another great read from Rene Folsom. She just blows my mind. Her novellas are short and to the point but don't feel to be lacking at all. They are a perfect erotica read for sure :D I cannot wait to read more form her. I highly recommend her for anyone :D These books grab your attention from the get-go and keep it till the end :D Fingers crossed this series continues <3

Profile Image for Casey Peeler.
Author 33 books529 followers
May 5, 2013
Wow! That is all I can say! This short story will leave you wanting a damn novel! I read it in about 15 minutes with a few Mommy interruptions... And WOW!

This story is about 2 roommates, and one is a dominant male. Once Lily gets an eye full of Chaz & another girl... She wants more. Bind Me takes place at an Art Gallery. Lily & Chaz get to know each other on an entire new level.

Bind Me is the perfect quick read if you loved Fifty Shades of Grey. It's short, hot, steamy, dominate, intense, and a fear of getting caught! My only complaint is that it was too short! I wanted to know more about the roommate romance, and how it all works out down the road! So if you want a quick, hot read... Get Bind Me today!!!
Profile Image for Crystal Marie.
1,483 reviews69 followers
May 6, 2013
One thing I really enjoyed about this book was being able to “see” Lily’s curiosity start to grow with her desire for Chaz. Rene has the ability to include the little details that bring the story to life even more. It was almost like you could understand Lily’s hesitation towards the dominate Chaz, but she couldn’t let go of her desires to be with him.

This is another steamy read from Rene, and even though it has a light BDSM aspect to it, you are not overwhelmed with that part of the story. You were more drawn into the story, as opposed to being focused on the BDSM part.

This is the second of the Roommate Romance series, and I would completely recommend it. If you haven’t read the first book in the series, Heart You, then what are you waiting for??
Profile Image for Angela Goodrich.
1,605 reviews73 followers
January 30, 2014
Lily walks in on her new roommate Chaz dominating a woman bound to his bed and decides she wants that from him. And this hot little story is about their first "session" as Chaz introduces Lily to the world of BDSM. And what an introduction it is! Rene Folsom has yet again crafted a hot and steamy short story that will leave you panting. Best of all, an ending that lets you know that this is just the beginning for Lily and Chaz and even if we don't get to read it, we know that our girl Lily gets her man.

Wicked Reads Review Team
Profile Image for For the Love of Books.
755 reviews27 followers
October 30, 2013
Roommate Romance Series Review: These are stand-alone sexy short stories and can be read in any order. I had the privilege of reading all 3 and I absolutely loved them! They are quick easy reads that will get your motor running! LOL Heart You and Share You are both F/M/F situations and Bind Me has a male dominant but it doesn’t get into any heavy BDSM or anything like that, just a little tying up. ;) Each short story is about one hot night, but you get a little bit of background as to how these opportunities come about. Great reads, go get your copies now! ~Kendra
Profile Image for Claire Taylor.
417 reviews13 followers
May 12, 2013
Rene Folsom
Bind Me
Roommate Romance #2

I thoroughly enjoyed Heart You, but Bind Me took it up another notch. Lily and Chaz have such chemistry, and the writing style makes you feel like your right there in the room, watching everything from the corner. The light BDSM is erotic, without being over the top and just seems more real, making it a very steamy read which will get you hot in all the right places.

I received an e-copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.
Profile Image for Dasarae Dibella.
138 reviews
November 3, 2013
I just love Rene Folsom and especially her short stories. This series is awesome. She is a fantastic writer and I have loved everything she's made available. If you like kinky, sweet sex then this series is for you. I love that I can read them in one sitting..
Thanks Rene for not only making full length novels but also these quick sexy ones I can breeze through! LOVE LOVE LOVE!
(I have waited what seems forever for 'Bind Me')
Profile Image for Rachel Krogen.
158 reviews4 followers
April 10, 2014

wow . this story is so sexy all she wants is her roommate a domating man who know what he wants. she watched him strum a women to heights of passion never heard of until she gets to go with to a party with him and she finally gets her chance at the greatest passion ever known...
Profile Image for Glenna Maynard.
Author 140 books1,377 followers
May 8, 2013
I have to say that Rene Folsom did an exceptional job writing this. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a quick sexy read. She definitely had my blood boiling! I would love to read more of Lilly and Chaz in the future and I definitely will be reading more from this author!
Profile Image for BDSM newbie .
203 reviews
July 14, 2013
I won this in a competition and what a win. I'm slowly falling in love with Renew and her stories. Definitely one to read if you like kink. This book grabs you from the start and is a short read so you can get it done in one sitting. I'm defiantly keeping an eye on this author.
Profile Image for Ashley.
206 reviews
August 20, 2013
Who knew one sex scene could leave you breathless! Such amazing writing and such great passion between the characters will definitely make you want more! These are making me have a Rene book marathon!
Profile Image for Angela(demonsangel) Fitzgerald.
501 reviews29 followers
December 9, 2013
Profile Image for Crystal.
1,490 reviews29 followers
January 31, 2014
This is one hot book. At least Lily knows what makes Chaz tick so that she can get her chance with him. She is asked to a party and she has finally taken all of Chaz's control away from him. He has to give in and take her downstairs.

This story was hot and I really enjoyed this short novel.
Profile Image for Michelle Robbins.
226 reviews3 followers
February 5, 2014
Rene Folsom did a fantastic job of making me interested, selling me on her characters and providing a hot and sexy scene all in a matter of a few pages. She is an amazing writer. I thoroughly enjoyed this short and sexy story!
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