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(In Vino Veritas #3)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  287 ratings  ·  77 reviews
From the author of Breathe and Blush comes a blisteringly hot new novel about baring it all.…

On her last night in Nevada before embarking on a yearlong veterinary internship, Scarlett Malone is celebrating—and looking for one night of incredible pleasure. But the man who draws her eye is not her usual type: He’s a cowboy whose alpha-male tendencies tempt her beyond belief.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published September 2nd 2014 by Signet
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Sep 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
4 Understanding the Key is Total Trust Stars * * * *

We are driven to love.. we all want it whether we think we deserve it or not... it is in our DNA. What is key is how we love... do we love freely and completely... or do we hold back and hide the demons we all think we have? Do we make the real leap of faith and give our trust to the one we love... because without that complete commitment.... are we really loving freely and wholly....

Linger takes these questions and presents them in how the Do
Oct 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is awesome!
I didn't like to read about a male submissive before! But this one is different, she is not your typical Domme and he certainly a real Alpha Male, even thought he totally submit to her in the bedroom hah!
Yep, I love the sounds of it!:)
Jun 30, 2018 rated it liked it
I did not enjoy this one as much as #1 Blush. Just too much angst for me. I also did not like Scarlett as the Dom.
Sue "DavinciKittie" Brown-Moore
To see the whole review, and to enter to win my review copy of this book, leave a comment at GraveTells here:
(Giveaway ends August 29, 2014)

*** This review is SPOILER-FREE! Read on with confidence! ***

Right from the start, Linger is a pretty easy read, so I didn't expect it to have such a mature view on the BDSM lifestyle. Many of the stories in this subgenre rely on swanky clubs and a rigid set of rules on which to base their content; take the story outs
Mar 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I don't usually go for books with female Dommes, but this is a Lauren Jameson book, so clearly all my preferences go out of the door and I read it anyways. Almost the entire time my brain was telling me I wasn't going to like it, yet I couldn't put it down and I was utterly addicted to Logan and Scarlett's story. Only you, Lauren Jameson, only you could make me love a female Domme story :)

This is easily the best thing Lauren Jameson has written that I've read so far. Everything rang so true, and
Lacey (laceybooklovers)
Wow!!! I'm surprised by how much I enjoyed this book! I was intrigued by the cowboy, alpha-submissive hero... And it didn't disappoint! ...more
ARC provided by author in exchange of honest review

☆☆☆☆4 “Mistress” Stars ☆☆☆☆


Linger by Lauren Jameson was the first book that I have read from this author. And in this book, Ms. Jameson introduces her readers to the BDSM side of a Female Domme aka "Mistress."

Control. Submission. Power. Domination. These four words are what pops into my mind when I think of the BDSM scene. In Linger, Ms. Jameson not only incorporates these aspects but also weaves layers of an emotional breakthrough. Walls w
Bonnie Rediske-
Aug 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Scarlett is pure Mistress in the bedroom and does nothing to hide that fact. When she decides to take her last night in Vegas and spend it at one of the more notorious clubs, run by friend Luca, she is at the point of putting it all on the line. You go to a club like this and there will always be a submissive waiting, but will he be the right one.
Logan is pure alpha cowboy who is being haunted by demons of his past. He wants to let go, for one night, just put his needs into the capable hands of
Jul 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
All that Scarlett wanted was to perfect her vet skills and open a hospital. She also knew that for her do do that she needed more experience in all kinds of a inlays so she got an internship on a farm. She moved from Vegas to Montana for a year long internship. But she didn't think she would find a submissive for herself as well.

Logan was completely afraid to let everyone into his personal life. He went to Vegas once or twice a year to fulfill his need as a sub. But meeting one woman has changed
kindle Promoter
Aug 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing

With her third In Vino Veritas book, Lauren Jameson has hit her stride. Logan might be submissive, but he is sexy enough and alpha enough to rival Christian Grey, Gideon Cross and any other book Dom you can think of. This book is a searing emotional journey that will make you laugh, cry, and wish like hell that you were Scarlett. Move over Maya Banks, Cherise Sinclair, Joey Hill and Lauren Dane... Lauren Jameson just jumped to the top of my m
Aug 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
It's not often that I want to read a book about a Domme with a male submissive, but I'm glad that I read this book. From the very beginning, Lauren takes you on a wonderful, heartfelt, and often intense journey as one man learns to accept this his submission is a true gift for one particular female. From the very first moment the two main characters meet, there is intense chemistry that continues to build throughout the entire story. I haven't read the other books in the series, but I'm definite ...more
Melody Short
Aug 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
This was AMAZING!!!! I received an ARC from Lauren and read it because Lauren sent it, not because I would have picked it out. BOY DID SHE CHANGE MY MIND!!! This is a MUST READ for anyone who enjoys a good romance. The characters are wonderful. She develops them until they are friends, not just a book. I couldn't put this book down until I had reached the end! ...more
Roni Loren
Mar 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: erotic-romance, bdsm
*Read advanced copy for cover quote.

Loved it. Sexy, alpha male who happens to be submissive and a heroine ready to tame him? Yes, please. : ) Hot, kinky, and romantic.
Anna's Herding Cats
Full review to come on release date but damn this was an awesome read. Unique, kinky and sizzling hot!
Sep 09, 2014 rated it liked it
My reviews can be found here..

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When I first started reading this book I didn’t know that it was a part of a series. When I found out it really didn’t matter because we didn’t see any of the previous couples…I don’t think. I’m not really sure, it’ a guess. The book was a great introduction to this author and her writing even if I began in the middle.

Scarlett Malone is a dominant. She goes to her favorite sex club one last time before she moves to the middle of nowhere Montana. When she gets th
Maria Rose
Whew! This scorching tale kept me up reading late into the night as the story of Logan and Scarlett unfolded. Logan is a cowboy, a solitary man who lives alone on his Montana ranch. He ventures into the city periodically to tend to his submissive desires and there meets Scarlett, a Domme at the club he attends who is drawn to his alpha male personality. They share one night of passion with no expectations for more - until Scarlett ends up as a vet trainee on his ranch and alone with him in his d ...more
A Voracious Reader (a.k.a. Carol)
*Book source ~ Local library

Scarlett Malone has earned her degree as a veterinarian and she’s leaving her beloved Las Vegas for a year-long internship in the boonies of Montana. It’ll be worth it though when she can come back and open her vet hospital. Before she leaves though she needs to spend one night at the local BDSM club to get her kink on. When she meets a sub who heats her blood she regrets that she’ll be leaving town and won’t be able to explore their attraction. Imagine her surprise w
Apr 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Aug 10, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ebook, reviewed, own
Linger is my first book to read by Lauren Jameson. I found it to be very well written and provides an extremely detailed depiction of the lifestyle which is the basis of the story. She does an excellent job of portraying the roles and the psyche's of the two main characters, Logan Brody and Scarlett Malone.

The story begins with Scarlett having one last night out at her favorite sex club before leaving town for the wilds of Montana to begin a year long internship to complete her training as a ve
Aalok Nairit
Aug 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Let me start this by saying that i have searched for years for a book to follow in the footsteps of natural law by joey hill. In that book, mac Nighthorse is this mouthwatering, sexy as sin alpha in tight jeans... and he is also a submissive. That book, the way that this little sprite violet got him to submit, has stayed in my head for years.
I won linger in a facebook contest. I was excited to see that it was a bdsm book, cause I hard core love maya banks and lexi blake and, of course,
Gloria Herrera for As You Wish Reviews
In Vino Veritas is the sultry BDSM Club a chosen few get to belong to in Vegas. Once again, it is means of introduction to our next unsuspecting couple. Scarlett is a young and gifted Domme, newly trained by Luca the owner of the Club. The immediate attraction she feels toward one of the guests, leaves her breathless. Her only hesitation is the vibe she gets from him that he is not a sub, but rather an alpha.

Logan is both a luscious alpha male in his daily life and a submissive in the bedroom. T
Anita Byars
Aug 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC for a honest review.
I have never read a story with a female domme before because it usually isn't the type of story I read. But when it comes to reading a Lauren Hawkeye / Lauren Jameson story I have to give it a try because she has never let me down before. This story did not disappoint. Their intense attraction is puzzling to each of them. They both feel it the moment their eyes meet, the heat of their attraction emanated from their skin. They think they have only one night
Aug 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
My first reaction to this book was: Holy smokes! This book is hot! I don’t typically read books with BDSM and trust me when I say that this is NOT the main focus of this book. It was so much more – it was a story about instant attraction; it was a story about two broken souls; it was about meeting your other half.

When reading this story, you can tell Lauren Jameson poured heart and soul into this book. The characters – Logan and Scarlett – really touch you. But boy is this story hot. For me, the
Judy C
Aug 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I've read about a female Domme. It isn't my cup of tea or anything I'd grab but it's Lauren Jameson. I found it interesting how she fought to gain control of such a strong Alpha. He's an alpha through a through unless it's in the bedroom. I enjoyed Scarlett and Logan they had an immediate connection and power struggle that was supposed to be a one night only. She was leaving to start an internship and never supposed to see him again until, so she thinks. Imagine showing up ...more
Sibila Vargas
Aug 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I'm not usually into books about female Dommes. Like, at ALL. I picked this up because I'd just discovered that one of my fave writers, Lauren Hawkeye, IS Lauren Jameson. I don't know why there are two pen names, cause they're the same kind of books. Anyway, I wanted to check out all of these books of hers that I hadn't read, and didn't realize it was a Domme until I started reading... and then I was hooked. So even if you think you don't like female Dommes, you should read this. Logan is as sex ...more
Cindy T
Aug 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Scarlett and Logan meet each other in a time where they think its a one time deal. Yet, it turns into a whole lot more! If you can handle a little domination and submission with a whole lot of action. This book is definitely for you!
Deelylah Mullin
Aug 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
LOVED IT!!! Full Review coming 9-3-14 at
Jan 15, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The book was well written, and the love story was pretty good, but the author decided to create a dramatic story point by (view spoiler) This sort of story point should be in the blurb. Many of the highest profile authors in the erotica genre use those story warnings in their blurbs. If not for ...more
Georgina Parkin
Jul 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019
It was really refreshing to see a book with a male submissive. I really liked that they both stayed true to their characters throughout, and I would have only liked the drama to peak a little more because at times it fell flat. The bdsm element was great, I just think that the stuff outside of that needed a little more oomph to be a five star read. I’ll definitely be looking for more male sub books now.
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