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Only for the Night

(If only #2)

4.56  ·  Rating details ·  78 ratings  ·  41 reviews
She needs a Dom with heart. He sees the lifestyle as heartless.

Can a brave submissive show a rock star that accepting his true nature will be nirvana for both of them? Letting go with her may help him put the pieces of himself—and his band—back together again.

Struggling with the death of her mother, Sage Lyndsey turned to her Dom for comfort, but his impatience led to a h
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Published May 31st 2016
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Melissa Mendoza
Jun 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: erotica, romance
Title: Only For the Night
Author: Ella Sheridan
Series: If Only Series, Book #2
Release Date: May 31, 2016
Genre(s): Erotic/BDSM
Page Count: 182
Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

She needs a Dom with heart. He sees the lifestyle as heartless.

Can a brave submissive show a rock star that accepting his true nature will be nirvana for both of them? Letting go with her may help him put the pieces of himself—and his band—back together again.

Struggling with the death of her mother,
Margarette Dibble
Jun 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars

I was so caught up in the story that I could simply not stop reading until the very end. The characters are strong both male and female.
Jun 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved it!

Sage is trying to put her life back together after a very bad break up with a really bad boyfriend/ Dom. She leaves him and the lifestyle behind and buys into Citrus Pointe’s bakery on the coast.
Hank is a member of a well known rock band that’s made it back home a couple weeks early only to find a beautiful naked stranger coming out of his bathroom!
Sage and Hank both are very strong characters that become very close friends/roommates/business partners and that’s just to st
May 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Only For the Night
If Only series book #2
Release Date: May 31, 2016
Review Copy provided by the publisher

I have a handful or so of authors that write books that I consider comfort reads. I can typically rely on these books to bring me joy when I'm in a reading slump. They bring joy all the time actually. Ella Sheridan is one of those authors. She writes those books that bring me joy and are my comfort reads. Her books have all the ingredients that I love in romance novels. There's always a great
Michelle Austin
Jun 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Title: Only For The Night
Author:Ella Sheridan
Series:If Only Series, Book 2
Publisher:Ella Sheridan
Release Date:5/31/16
Page Count:182
Heat Level: 4flames out of 5
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

She needs a Dom with heart. He sees the lifestyle as heartless.

Can a brave submissive show a rock star that accepting his true nature will be nirvana for both of them? Letting go with her may help him put the pieces of himself—and his band—back together again.

Struggling wit
Books 2 Blog
Jun 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is the first book I've read by this author but the lure of a hot rockstar dom pulled me in and I'm glad it did.

Sage is a sub, but having her dom humiliate her was not what she had in mind. After that night, Sage leaves LA and moves to a small town looking to put the past behind her and move on with her life. What she did not expect was Hank, the hunky former cop turned rockstar. Sage know's getting into a relationship with her business partner and roommate is not exactly what she needs, but
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Jul 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing

When you believe the worst danger comes from yourself…

“The hunger for her shook him, but he wouldn’t give in. He’d protect her, even from himself.”

Sage Lyndsey is starting over after being emotionally gutted by the man she loved. She’d embraced her role as a sub in their relationship and, while still haunted by what happened, she knew that was a part of herself she couldn’t let go. Hank Nash, on the other hand, had only seen the brutal aftermath of that type of relationship and wanted no part
Julie Barrett
May 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Only For The Night is an enjoyable, sweet romance with a sexy side to it. It's the second book in the If Only series, but it works well as a standalone. I may go back and read the first book though, as that book's main characters appeared in this story as part of the supporting cast and I loved both of them. This is a an easy to read book, with a sexy rock star hero with a sweet tooth,and a baker heroine who can definitely satisfy his sweet cravings. I must say that this book made me very hungry ...more
Stephanie  Mae
Jun 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 thank you for the amazing experience stars!

Wow. Wow. Wow.
This was a real treat.
Someone, Ella Sheridan, that is, took the time to write an amazing book. There was CLEARLY a great deal of thought and careful editing that went into this story. I loved it.
First off, whatever emotion the characters are feeling, Sage or Hank- you will be feeling them as well. Just as deeply. The words will move you. The book flows, I read it cover to cover in one sitting. I can't say that in every review, b
Fiction  Vixens Blog
Jun 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This was the first time reading anything by Ella Sheridan and I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed this sweet story. The characters chemistry was awesome and were well written, and the story flowed smoothly. Ella Sheridan has given us a amazing story that will hook you and keep you in it;s pages from start to finish,and will then leave us wanting more from this author. Sage is a submissive who was embarrassed by her Dom ,so he break off their relationship. So she run away to the California Coast ...more
Jun 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love this series (If only series). It’s about the members of the rock band, Weekend Washout. Book 1, is a novella called Only for the Weekend about Vincent (known as V.). This is book 2 about Hank.

Hank is not your normal rocker. He is an ex cop with a few issues he deals with, especially abuse. The book starts with the band on a break. Hank travels to his home located in a small California town away from the hustle of big city life. But when he gets there he finds the new owner of the bakery/
Jun 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Ella Sheridan has taken my breath away in this latest installment of If Only series. I absolutely loved the first book in the series (Only for the Weekend), but I love this even more.

Once I started, I could not put it down. Ella has delivered a perfect mixture of romance, drama and BSDM. If you are looking for a story which contains light BSDM, a women who knows what she wants and an alpha men, then this is the book for you!

This is the story about Sage and Hank.

Sage knows she is a natural subm
Jennifer Schultheis
May 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Only for the Night by Ella Sheridan is a highly enjoyable read about a submissive baker and a rockstar who denies his dominance.

Sage Lyndsey is a submissive who runs away from her home because her DOM humiliated her and not the type of humiliation that might be okay in a scene. She had to safeword on him because he wasn’t in tune with her needs. She thinks she’s a bad submissive and tries to suppress her sexuality. When she meets Hank, she’s immediately attracted to him and would love to submit
Mignon Mykel
Jun 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
First, the covers on this series. My goodness, I just love them to pieces.

Second, Ella Sheridan is an author that I trust with the whole D/s erotica story line. I know that she handles her characters well in this particular lifestyle, and more than that, I know that her characters are completely developed, so watching as they play a bit only adds to the fullness of the people Ms. Sheridan brings forth.

In this particular book, we have a known sub who did not have the best of Dom's prior to meetin
Melissa Ann PA
Jun 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Reviewing for Book Boyfriend Heaven

Only for the Night by Ella Sheridan was a great read and a HOT book. Hank and Sage are a great couple and their insight on what was going through their heads as they were going through this relationship really makes you stop and think. So for those who don’t read the book blurbs this book does touch on BDSM what I liked about this book is that it wasn’t heavy into the scenes that happen but more the reactions and thinking process of the people involved. Like ho
Jun 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
The world of BDSM is uncovered with this tasteful story of a woman who has become submissive as her way of dealing with the punches from life. Ms Sheridan takes us into the Dom/sub lifestyle and step by step leads us through learning what the whole relationship between them is all about. A relationship that is based on trust, trust that the Dom will take care of the Sub while learning the things that the Sub requires and where the boundaries lie. This touching story of awakening and discovery ev ...more
Jun 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Five Fabulous Stars! Sage is a submissive and she has a scene with her Dom that turns very embarrassing, her Dom than breaks off their relationship. Sage then runs to the California Coast and buys a bakery in hopes of starting over. Hank is an ex cop turned rock star, his band is on a break so he travels home earlier than scheduled and finds Sage in his house. Hank is your typical alpha male but he has seen what happens when things go wrong in a Dom/sub relationship. Sage and Hank have a strong ...more
Maria Angie Mendoza
May 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is my first Ella Sheridan read and I absolutely loved it!
I truly enjoyed this unique, steamy and ohh so romantic story between Alpha rocker Hank, and pastry chef Sage. What made this story so unique from other BDSM reads was because this was more a poignant story of love, trust, and commitment regardless of what you're looking for in a relationship.
When Sage was publicly humiliated and dumped by her abusive Dom, Kevin, she decided to start fresh in a new town searching and seeking a whole n
Dayreader Reviews
May 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Sage needs to be dominated and loved. Sage escapes to a small California town to get away from her abusive Dom. She buys the fruit and vegetable market that makes pastries and serves lunch to the tourists and locals where she can be the pastry chef she has trained for. She moves into the apartment above the market while the owner is on tour.
Hank Nash has a big surprise when he arrives home late one night from his tour. Hank is the bassist for a rock band. To his surprise he walks in on a towel d
She Hearts Books
May 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Sage suffered a great loss with the death of her mother and felt so along in her grief. She turned to her Dom for comfort and he turned away from her when she needed him most. She is broken in every way and goes away to try and find herself again. I loved that her boss was so understanding and gave her the escape to help her through. Sage begins to heal when Hank comes into her life in the most unexpected moment. There is some serious chemistry between them, but Hank has had a bad experience wit ...more
Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
4 Stars!

Erotic. Passionate. Intense. Only for the Night was a beautiful story full of redemption, healing, and finding forever. This book , while highly sexy, was captivating, intriguing, and knocked my socks off. And it was the perfect way to pop my Ella Sheridan cherry.

This is Sage and Hank's story. She is trying to find healing after the most humiliating experience of her life during a BDSM scene with her ex-Dom. He is an ex-cop turned rocker who has seen the harshness of the lifestyle. They
Amber Jones
Jun 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Well well well this was quite the
interesting twist to a bdsm novel I have to say.

The beginning made me cry I wont lie the first scene with Sage and Kevin at the end of them was heart wrenching.
This novel is full of heartache, pain, love, turmoil, hope, happiness, loss and so much more that you would never imagine one book would have in it.
Sage is an amazingly strong woman who doesn't see how amazing she is or how strong she can be.She helps to guide Hank her new lover through a turmoil while he
May 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
My heart melted into a puddle with Hank and Sages story. Hank is a rocker on a break, trying to hold his band together, and Sage has just left a bad sub/Dom relationship. Hank has never chosen the easy path, and when it seems as if his band is falling apart, he meets Sage and she shows him parts of himself he never thought he would want. Sage needed her Dom, and he broke her and her trust. Now she is starting fresh and when Hank walks into her life she seems hesitant to accept that there are peo ...more
LLEP  Book Blog
Jun 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I am an Ella Sheridan newbie. Holy Cow did I love this book! I picked up this series beginning with this book. I loved the blurb that I read and was instantly hooked with the character descriptions. Who doesn't love a hot alpha rock star? Especially one that finds a "wounded" sub and makes her whole again.

Only for the Night follows Sage after she leaves her Dom after he mistreats her. Thinking it is her fault, she decides to start over fresh in a new place. She meets Hank who was not comfortabl
Marie  Brown (Marie's Tempting Reads)
Marie's Tempting Reads ARC Review:

Only For The Night reminds me of Shayla Black or Jenna Jacob or Lexi Blake story. It was sexy, erotic, kinky in ALL the best ways, and the characters were FABULOUS! I loved the whole trainee (submissive) training the teacher (Dom) dynamic going on. Hank was incredibly sexy with that dark, alpha undertone that I crave in any good romance with BDSM, and Sage is beautiful, sassy in the right moments, and sweet.

The romance was just heart-warming, and sigh worthy an
Christy McCurry
May 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bdsm, arc, 2016, romance, rockstar
What an enjoyable read. I loved both Hank and Sage

Sage is a natural submissive, but when her dom publicly embarrasses her she takes off for a fresh start. Hank is a dom in denial, you can see and feel his dominance coming right off the pages even thought he fights it.

This is my first ever book from Ella Sheridan and I loved every minute of it. I really enjoyed the characters, the writing flowed smoothly, the characters had great chemistry, I am very much looking forward to catching up and read
Becky Rendon
May 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Hot Dominant male suppressing his urges
A sub broken by her Dom

Neither wants to face the issues in their past. Both figure ignoring them will make them go away.

He wants her but can't let go.
She wants him but knows he won't accept her needs.
Together they pretend it will work this way, until her past collides with their present.

Unable to hide any more, they must confront their issues together. Or leave behind the most fulfilling thing they have ever experienced.

Scorching hot BDSM scenes and chemis
May 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great story! I really enjoyed this one. Hank is a great character, he's 100% alpha but he's also kind, considerate & very patient with Sage. Sage is very independent and confident in most areas of her life but when she gets beat down by life, her self esteem takes a huge hit. She's trying to move on & with the help of some friends she meets the man that can refill her. Very engrossing and heartfelt even hilarious at times, I love the fact that the author doesn't wait until the very end o ...more
Jun 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Sage has moved to a small town to start over, mourning the loss of her mother as well as forget about the humiliating scene she had with her previous Dom. Hank a bassist in a band but as an ex-cop knows the dangers of a dominant relationship. When Sage and Hank meet sparks fly and Hank’s desire to dominate come out. Can they work together to learn what it truly means to have a D/s type of relationship or will the past destroy any connection they may have. A great read. The story is amazing, so e ...more
Morgan Cross
Jun 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing

This is the first book I have read by Ella Sheridan and I have to say that I really enjoyed the story overall!

I absolutely loved Hank and Sage! They we're both super lovable characters and I loved reading their story. The book overall flowed really nice, and was super HOT!! It also had a super sweet and romantic side to the story which I also really love!!

I definitely look forward to reading more work from this author, and I would definitely recommend this book to my book buddies. 5 stars!
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Ella Sheridan never fails to take her readers to the dark edges of love and back again. Strong heroines are her signature, and her heroes span the gamut from hot rock stars to alpha bodyguards and everywhere in between. Ella never pulls her punches, and her unique combination of raw emotion, hot sex, and action leave her readers panting for the next release.

Born and raised in the Deep South, Ella

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