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3.90  ·  Rating details ·  424 ratings  ·  87 reviews
****18+ due to adult language and explicit sexual content*****

Caspian Vance~former child prodigy, now an accomplished professor of human sexuality at twenty-six has it all—an IQ that's off the charts, a stellar career at which he excels, and the drop-dead looks and body that make women spontaneously combust with lust.

He's been studying sex and women's behavior since he was
Paperback, 336 pages
Published December 30th 2014 (first published December 10th 2014)
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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FREE on Amazon US today (5/3/2015)

I need to meet Caspian, not only for his abs…

Per author this looks to be a series about older women younger men; 10 women, 15 men….

Caspian Vance~former child prodigy, now an accomplished professor of human sexuality at twenty-six has it all—an IQ that's off the charts, a stellar career at which he excels, and the drop-dead looks and body that make women spontaneously combust with lust.

He's been studying sex and women's behavior since he was sixteen.
RelentlessBookChic Ramblings & Reviews
Some people will read this book and not see the bigger picture that's there. Sure, it is hot. Cass is an asshole, douche bag and Nic is somewhere she doesn't want to be giving into feelings and needs that have been dormant in her for 11 years. Does this make her weak? Does it make her a doormat? No? This process is called healing. Maybe it isn't the conventional way that people heal but she has been a grieving widow for the past 11 years and something in Cass makes her open up to him.

This story
I really enjoyed this author's first two books, but found Cass too unlikeable and Nic too wishy-washy to care about their story. Nothing about this book worked for me, and there's no way a businesswoman like Lorraina would be so awful to a client. Her behavior made no sense contextually (not that anything else did, either), and the overall improbability of every part of this novel just wore on me.
Oct 03, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Ena May - Swoon Worthy Books/Enticing Journey Book Promotions
This is my very first Cory Cyr read and I must say that after reading the synopsis I was drawn and had high hopes for this story to play out. I wasn’t disappointed. I think Cory did a great job with taking the plot and putting it down on paper and creating an intriguing and addictive storyline.

I was drawn to Nicola from the very beginning. My heart broke for her that she wasn’t living life due to events from her past. I was also very frustrated with her that she wasted so many years of her life
Mar 11, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Have you ever read a book where you despised the characters so much that you weren't sure if you should root for them to be together or not? Well, that was this book. Caspian (Cass) Vance has spent the past four months on Venir Island at Acquiesce, a high end male brothel that caters to very wealthy older women only. He is not there to partake in the activities, only to observe that women can't have sex without falling in love- his theme for his latest non-fiction novel. Genius Cass is convinced ...more
Kylie The Bookaholick
Feb 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5 Toe Curling Electric Wand Stars

Well talk about opposites attack. Here in this book we have, Nic, a 40 year widower who has turned herself into a recluse for the past 11 years since her husband died. And on the complete other side of the spectrum we meet Cass, a 26 year old intelligent sexy professor/writer. Could these two be further from what the other finds attractive?

Nic is a firm believer that you one find love once in your life and that her died when her Husband did 11 hers ago. Cass does
3 stars

The author maintained her writing style of older woman much younger man - however in this book - I didn't enjoy the characters. The hero came across too cocky and the heroine just kind of fell short at times.
Jan 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing

Caspian Vance~former child prodigy, now an accomplished professor of human sexuality at twenty-six has it all—an IQ that's off the charts, a stellar career at which he excels, and the drop-dead looks and body that make women spontaneously combust with lust. He's been studying sex and women's behavior since he was sixteen. When it comes to the science of human lust and the rewards of sexual pursuits, he has all the answers. There's one thing he knows for sure: "love" has nothing to do with it. Se
Alice Smith
Jul 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Cory Cyr's newest release is soaked in love and passion. It made me want to jump right in between the pages to feel the heat.

Nicola "Nic" Barrington's friends bribed her with the promise of a exclusive purse to end her 10 year self imposed seclusion from the broken heart she had caused by her husbands death and go on a "rejuvenating" island vacation with them for her upcoming 40Th birthday, Little did Nic know that the destination is Acquiesce a retreat that only caters to mature wealthy women
Jul 21, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: erotica-romance

2.5 stars

I think I have a love /hate relationship with Miss Cory Cyr’s books. I love to hate them, or I hate to love them. I’m still not sure which.

I do love a good erotica. And I have recently been reading the older woman/younger men ones because they are different than my normal M/M ones that I have been reading. This one just didn’t flip my switch.

I found Cas to be immature and self centered. I couldn’t understand how a woman of Nic’s background could e
Jan 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Acquisce to a aficionado of pleasure

Caspian Vance & Nicola Barrington have an unusual love affair! Caspian aka Cass is on a remote island male brothel doing research about sex and how it has nothing to do with emotions. Cass himself appears to lack empathy however he doesn't lack intelligence and sexual prowess, simply put Cass is all man!
Nicola is coming to the male brothel without her knowledge being brought there by her friends under the guise of a tropical vacation! You see Nicola has been
Sultry Steamy Reading
I received a copy of this book from Enticing Journey Book Promotions in exchange for an honest review and as part of the book's blog tour promotions.I don't always go for romance novels with older women and younger men. However, I liked this book because while it had that particular trope, it wasn't the usual May-December love affair.
I like the way that each character was introduced. They had their flaws, yes. The hero wasn't the easiest character to like. There were many things about his charac
Jul 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Hold onto your panties ladies.. On second thought grab an extra pair, or three. This book is sizzling. I love Nic, she's strong, witty, and has no problem at all verbally castrating Cass. Cass is the kind of man you want to do very bad things to, but at the same time slap him around while your doing them. He's sexy, smart, and completely clueless. The sex is panty melting and will leave you in need of a cold shower and some sexual relief. I wasn't able to put this book down once I started it. It ...more
Dec 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Where to begin with this book. Let me just say it is a total outside the box book which I found absolutely amazing. Because honestly, how many books would you find like this? Though I did feel for Nic for what her friends did to her. Sending her to that island! Though, the bonus is Cas I have to say... now he is Greek God quality!
What I loved about this book, was the the attention to detail and the commitment Cory made into the research behind it. I found that flawless. Detailed, original, and o
not this time

The first 2 books that Cory Cyr wrote, I absolutely loved. I hate to say this, but this book did not do it for me. Nic was to pleasing, too unrealistic, just too easy. The connection was not there for me. I also did not enjoy the plot. I guess they all can't be perfect,but I hope the next book she writes is more angsty and real.
Laura Lee
Sep 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely love Cory's writing and this book didnt fail me! Cory has a way with putting words on paper that just flow...This book is a great story and has some pretty super hot scenes! I look forward to reading anything this author publishes! <3 ...more
Jan 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
3,5 ⭐️
May 08, 2015 rated it did not like it
Shelves: kindle
I found myself reading a little and then going to something else. I just could not finish it.
Janette Lopez
Apr 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great read!!

I love all books by this author but this was really good! The chemistry between Nic and Cass is amazing!
Romance Between The Sheets
Please note this review may contain spoilers.

I'm going to start this review with one very important piece of information. Are you ready? Here it comes. THIS COVER IS SO DAMN SEXY! I mean, seriously, just look at it. You can't help but stare at it, can you? The open crisp white business shirt. The abs. The handcuffs. The pecs. The nipples that are just begging for my teeth. Sigh.

Alright, fantasy time over.

Acquiesce is the name of a male brothel located on the Caribbean island of Venir. This broth
Nov 11, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hot hot hot

I enjoyed the book so much. The sexy kinky-ness all of that just made me breathless sometimes. Breathless and very sweaty. Well done Cory Cyr proofing that age is just a number
Jul 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wholly crap !!!!! The sex in this is famazing .... I love this book, I love the way it's written, I just love this Author
Jessica Byrd
Oct 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This is a really great, sexy read. The professor and his ideals can make you think, but of course, women know best!
Oct 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
Nicola (Nic) Barrington is a beautiful woman who was living the perfect life. She had her Prince Charming in the form of her husband, Chris Barrington, and together they enjoyed a wonderful life. Nicola wanted for nothing and her heart was full of love for Chris. Unfortunately, as is sometimes the way, Nic loses the love of her life and all the joy and sunshine leaves with him. She goes through the motions of continuing to breathe in and out each day, but really she is just existing as she has ...more
Gretchen Anderson
Cass & Nic……wow!!! What a fantastic story!! What an amazingly HOT story! Good gosh I think my Kindle actually did catch fire!!!

How Cory came up with this amazing story is just…..well amazing! Finding love in a male brothel? I mean as a woman it really does sounds wonderful and I can’t help but to admit that I wondered for a minute if it was possible for me to open one up. The gathering of millions of dollars kinda put a small hitch in that plan. Oh well :(

Cass is brilliant. Like seriously brilli
ByoBook Club
Mar 01, 2015 rated it really liked it

Acquiesce a place where reality ends and the fantasy begins. Where you can lose yourself in nothing but pleasure. Where exploring your sexual pleasure is a must 24/7 for 21 days.

When research of the human sexuality that takes on a life of it’s own. How far will he be willing to go to prove his point and at what could it cost him when his secret comes out about why he is there? Twenty-one days was all that was needed to finish his research but sometimes things happen before it’s even realize it’
Aug 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
4+++* I just have to say that I absolutely LOVE that Cory Cyr writes about older women/younger men...LOVE IT! I'm so tired of reading stories with young innocent little females with older domineering men, it's awesome to find an author who writes something different. I absolutely adored her first book Bite & Release, one of my favorites of 2014. I can't give this book 5* because it will feel like I am cheating on Shea, and I just can't do that to him!
And boy is Acquiesce different- I don't think
Jacqueline Miller
Hum.... very different read!

This was quite a story! Usually Cory writes about older women and love between younger men falling in love with the age difference of at least 14 years or so.... this was quiet the opposite, which blew me away! It starts out with her two friends Dee and Pru trying to get Nic... Nicola out of her shell of 14 years of widowhood, her only life spent with HER one true love Chris that took her as a virgin at 19 and he at 35, until he died 10 years later... heartbroken, she
Mar 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars rounded up to 4 stars.

This is one of those OTT, WTF books you read that you don't really know why, but you really liked reading.

Acquiesce is a male brothel on a Caribbean island catering to extremely wealthy, older (and obviously sex deprived) women. The fee is a million and a half dollars for three weeks (first OTT moment). The stud muffins running around the island are all gorgeous, built and exceedingly charming (of course).

Our heroine is a 40 year old widow, who has secluded hersel
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“There was no doubt Cass was seriously demented—well, in my eyes at least. Should I be worried that the only male friend I'd made in eleven years was possibly a pervert—probably—oh hell, definitely a pervert? What in the hell was I thinking, going with him tonight to invade someone else's privacy?” 3 likes
“I was a professor in human sexuality, and I found myself without logical explanation for what was happening. I'd never had a female friend, but I imagined this wasn’t the way of friendship. Nic and I were like two sides of a very different coin. She believed in love and forever; I believed in the present, the now, and love was a chemical response, nothing more. Besides, she still loved Chris, her dead husband, and sex for her would always go hand in hand with love. I, on the other hand, had no explanation for my current infatuation with this forty-year-old widow.” 2 likes
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