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Maon: Marshal of Tallav

(Sons of Tallav #2)

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Maon Keefe has always been told he’s doomed to fail as a husband. He decides never to marry instead focusing on living life as a player and becoming a capable marshal of Tallav. When he is shot and the most-wanted criminal he’s escorting escapes, he fears that his career, his one success in life, is doomed. Assigned to ferret out the cause of missing shipments for a VIP ar ...more
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Published December 6th 2016 by Loose Id
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Maon is a marshal of Tallav, a planet with a matriarchal society. The gender expectations of Tallav are the opposite of what most societies today are used to. The women make the decisions and bring home the bacon while the men are the nurturers and stay home to take care of the children. Maon is convinced he wouldn’t fit well into such a role and has convinced himself the possibility of marrying or having a family isn’t in the cards for a playboy like him. That’s where Selina comes in. Selina Sh ...more
Misty
After taking a brief (well, in the Book Universe, it was more like forever) hiatus from reading BDSM, I realized that I missed it terribly and wanted to jump right in. I’m glad I found the BDSM group here on GR. It has already done its job introducing me to new authors. But I digress…

I love a good Domme story, I really do. So when I saw that this was a Domme/sub Sci-Fi story, I was elated to get started. I should also note that although this is #2 in the Sons of Tallav series, it could totally b
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Miranda
Aug 16, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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DNF. It's not that the book was bad. Just not one for me. I could not get into any of the characters.
Kathryn
***I received a copy from the author through the BDSM group TPE bar, in exchange for an honest review***

This is the first time in a long time that a book has kept me up until five in the morning. This book was amazing. The editing was almost perfect. That is so rare these days. The story flowed and kept me intrigued. The action was nonstop and exciting. The details of the scenes and the characters was like the author was seeing the story unfold right in front of her and was able to share those d
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Melissa Weeks
Jan 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Maon is a marshal he is also a switch always taking dares from his friends never wanting to turn one down he always takes the dare but will his next dare be the one he fails being told he would be a failure like his father he has a drive to prove he won't be
Selina is a designer and new CEO to her family's fashion house she is a dommie her society states she must run things and have a man serve her in all things moan is asked to look into the theft of products that seline has purchased continues
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SBee Reviews
Aug 16, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
~ Following the strings reveals a tangled web ~

Maon should be feeling at the top of the world, with his job as one of the elite Marshals of Tallav, but it was not the assignment he actually aspires to achieve. Years of trying to prove himself to make possible his dream job of being a data crunch as well as prove his worth to his mother have not met with fruition. Shot while on duty and still recovering from its effects, his Chief assigns him to a job which he is to handle with the utmost discret
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Melanie S
Best kinky SF romance evah!

I'm over the moon for Cailin Briste's newest Marshall of Tallav - Maon Keefe. He's a hero like i've never read before - a Marshall of Tallav whose skills and courage are eclipsed by his own toxic self-denigration. He thinks he's a failure. He thinks no one can love him. He's into exhibitionism and has a deeply hidden submissive streak in the bedroom. He's also strong, principled, and incredibly resourceful. In short, he's the perfect match for the one woman on matriarc
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Space Cowgirl
Aug 19, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
She Wants A Man🐺🍆🌋 With A Slow Hand👋👋

Selina💃💋 has landed on Beta Tau, to go meet with Rand🐺🍆🌋👋🔪, the owner of Whip Hand BDSM club and it's resident sadist. She is the CEO and owner of the sectors biggest fashion house.

Selina💃💋 is going to trade her fashion expertise for a life changing experience into BDSM with Rand! She wants training as a Domme👋👋. She is trying to be secretive about the whole trip, but Maon🐺🍆🌋🔪🔫, a gorgeously handsome Tallav Space Marshall sees her and starts flirting. He is a
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Vivian Chrisman
Aug 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Kinky...

Ever read a book and think "there's another story there"? When Maon and Selina was introduced in "Shane", book one in the series, that's what I thought. What a story it is! While this is book two, it actually takes place before book one so don't worry if you read them out of order. Maon and Selina both have a lot of pressure/baggage on them. Selina is under pressure to find the perfect husband...he must be submissive all the time according to their society. Maon has always been told that
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Cyrene Olson
Jul 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Uncaged Book Reviews:

Considering I don’t normally read erotica due to the flimsy plots and sex scenes which have no real purpose other than to titillate the reader, these books are totally different. They have a great plot and the scenes are woven into the plot showing who the men and women are. They may be titillating but are part of the characters. Cailin Briste, the author, transports you to a different world with different values while you get wrapped up in the cases the marshals are working
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Nicole Normand
Aug 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received a copy from Hidden Gems; this is my honest review.
-Mystery and suspense, love and pain, fear and happiness all in one book.
-Great descriptions of Maon and Selina's relationship, how they respond to each other and the quiet ascend from lust to friendship to love.
-Maon is a viril man but also a sub and doesn't mind showing it. I loved the description: "with a combination of besotted smile and sexy saunter". Selina is a domme with acquired skills and loves to show them in public "she twi
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Moonquartz
Feb 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Enthralled with Shane's story I was itching to read Maon's story. Briste does not disappoint. As with Shane, I eagerly gobbled this book. She combines brilliant new worlds already introduced in Shane with erotic romance and a touch of the western, writing an erotic romantic western sci fi. Though this is the second book in the sons of Tallav series, Maon's story occurred 8 years ago. Maon is a contradiction in terms. Born on a matriarchal planet whose dad had deserted him as a child and a harpy ...more
Toria ~
Jan 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Three and a half stars

“Maon: Marshal of Tallav” by Cailin Briste is the second in the Sons of Tallav series, but can thankfully be read as a standalone novel. The series is about a group of friends who are also law enforcement in a matriarchal society. Maon Keefe is a male who has developed a hedonistic lifestyle and actively avoids relationships and attachments in reaction to being told he is a failure who won’t amount to much. Selina Shirley has taken over as designer at her family’s clothin
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Dana
Feb 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Maon: Marshal of Tallav may be read as a standalone; however, I suggest reading it as part of the series to get a better understanding of the characters. I felt there was more character development when comparing this to Shane: Marshal of Tallav. I really enjoyed witnessing Maon evolve as a character through not only his career but also his personal life. I always appreciate a strong female lead and Selina definitely came through. I loved the chemistry between Maon and Selina and appreciated how ...more
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Independent reviewer for Archaeolibrarian, I was gifted my copy of this book.


You know sometimes, when you read a blurb, and your brain maps how you think the book is gonna go, and then you read the book, and its not...quite...what you expected??


This book, right here.


I'm not knocking the book, but my brain had a whole different path for these two, and it went another way, and it left me feeling a little disappointed. And for that, I'm sorry I didn't love it.


Because it is a really GOOD book. Maon'
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Cailin Briste, a USA TODAY bestselling author, writes science fiction suspense romance. Her first series is set in the Tallavan sector of the Federation where the men of Tallav are the marshals that provide protection and justice to the planets in this far off the beaten path are of space. While fighting crime, they also must come to terms with matriarchal system of their home planet, Tallav. Tric ...more

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