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Discovering Desires: Three Kinky Novellas

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Yes, Justin
After fifteen years and two kids, the romance has fled from Trish’s marriage. When a friend introduces her to BDSM, she decides it’s what she wants—to have her body and soul mastered by a man who is completely focused on her. And that’s not her husband, whose life revolves around his career.

Justin isn’t shocked when he finds out his wife is planning to cheat
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Published April 29th 2017 by Lost Goddess Publishing
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Douglas Williamson
Aug 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a collection of three erotic stories with a D/S theme. The stories are not related, each featuring different characters and situations. The stories are all well written and easy to read, with nice well developed plots and plenty of steam. I have read several full novels by this author and really enjoyed them, so I had high expectations. I was quite pleased to see the same care and feeding given to these shorter works. Overall, three very entertaining reads.

Highly recommended

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Joanne Carr
Jun 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I am voluntarily writing this review for this book I received through Booksprouts arc.

Yes Justin Book1
Whitney friend a Trish from college busts in to Justin’s office to talk to him. His wife was looking for a Dom that could help her since she wasn’t getting what she needed. Whitney told Justin what was happening and he realized that Trish and him had not really been communicating. He knew he had to do something before his wife cheated on him. Justin knew what he had to do fulfill her fantasy. Wh
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Madhattervet
Jul 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adored this collection of stories - it is the perfect intro to those interested in reading about a more kinky lifestyle. This is a perfect smorgasbord of different BDSM situations. All are beautifully and sensitively written, I felt drawn into all of them and totally devoured them.

Yes Justin- an emotional journey of a couple who have drifted apart. With a little help from a friend Justin trains as a Dom and surprises his wife who has been feeling chronically Under appreciated and in
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Marybeth
Jul 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is a collection of three novellas. They all focus on D/s, but in different situations.

Yes, Justin 5*
Trish and Justin have fallen into the pit many parents do; they are mostly mommy and daddy, and not lovers. Justin has been working nights and weekends to make partner in his law firm and Trish is fed up. Rather than talk to him, she talks with a friend in the scene and has her set up a weekend with a dom. Instead, she goes to Justin and lets him know that his wife's dream dom is him. So, he
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Darcy
Jul 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
I am a fan of the author and was excited to read three novellas in one book. I liked two out of three, but would recommend the book for variety. Yes, Justin deals with a married couple that have become complacent in their relationship. Trish needs to add spice, but approaches a friend to set her up in a kidnap fantasy with a stranger for one night. Instead Justin is made aware of her wishes and realizes he is part of the problem and works to save his marriage. Good story with the moral that comm ...more
Kim
Jul 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Justin finds out how much he and his wife have disconnected over time. He has been training as a dom to try and keep his marriage. Trish is willing to have an affair to get what she needs since Justin is just not there for her. Their friend sets her up with a date, and it gets interesting from there.

Mia is a college student working as an intern for a professor to help with expenses. Kaelen is also a student in the professors class. They are both to any to try to get to know each other. So their
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Johanna Sawyer
Three novellas contained in this book. First one is a married couple rekindling love with some serious bdsm. Second one feels like two college students thrown together in a mutual like with some seriously hot scenes. Third one is about being hot for the boss. All seriously hot and sexy times.

What did I like? Some quick scenes and three separate stories contained in an anthology type novel. The first one was my favorite... bored wife of a husband who works too much plans on cheating on him. He f
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Mary Lou Hoffman
Aug 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
Three short, erotic stories that certainly got me in the mood to say “yes.”

I could easily see how these would fit into the Oasis series. Sometimes it takes a friend to help you move a relationship along, to open the right door, to see that the person you thought was “out of your league,” belongs “by your side” for the rest of your life.

Yes, I’m punny this way a lot of the time. I like to play with words. I may not be funny, but I like puns. My point is that these three couples are meant for eac
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Dar
Jun 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star-reads, bdsm
Yes Justin
A marriage in trouble, even though both are still very much in love with the other. Lucky for them, a good friend won’t let mistakes happen that they can’t come back from. One glorious and sexy weekend and finding their way to communicate with each other, sets them back together and on a new track, adding D/s to their marriage

Out of My League
Kaelen was great; He was sweet, sexy, friendly, funny, but also mature and self-aware. I didn’t really connect with Mia, she seemed cold, a little
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Robyn
Jul 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Yes, Justin
Trish's marriage is disintegrating. Her husband is pouring all of his energy into his job and they aren't communicating. She asks a friend to organise her a weekend with a Dom. The friend tells Justin about Trish's request, and he trains as a Dom. What will Trish do when she finds her Dom is her husband?

Out of My League
Teaching assistant, Mia, has trouble thinking clearly around sexy Kaelen, but she is far to profesional to do anything. She asks a friend to organise a fantasy day with
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Mulan
Jul 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A super hot, super steamy, super erotic book! All three stories are guaranteed to melt your undies off! The first one, Yes, Justin can be a bit tough to read if you don’t condone cheating. Though the cheating didn’t happen, there was intent. However, Justin and Trish’’s love story has a happy ending and makes you realize how important it is to work things out. The second novella Out of My League was a cute story because Mia and Kaelen who had a matchmaker who helped them achieve their dreams. Th ...more
Leanne Bryson
Jul 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Three stories about three couples, miscommunication, and kinky chemistry. A married couple, drifting apart, but both still deeply in love with the other., just unable to communicate with each other their deepest desires and needs. Can Justin and Trish spark up lives and save their marriage? Mia, a teaching assistant to a stuffy professor and Kaelan, a firefighter and student in stuffy professors class. They feel the chemistry, but she feels less than. He however is smitten and how can he convinc ...more
Diane G
Jul 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
“Discovering Desires: Three Kinky Novellas” contains three stories that all contained different storylines. Three very different couples and three very different experiences as they moved forward together. Michele Zurlo gives us three stories of dominance and submission. The stories were all steamy and included BDSM play.
1 - Yes, Justin: is about a married couple having marital problems, 2 - Out of my League: involves a popular college boy and a tech smart assistant teacher, and 3 - By my Side:
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Lori
Jun 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
In this read Zurlo gives us 3 stories of dominance and submission. Trish and Justin's marriage is in jeopardy. She is basically underappreciated and bored. He is distanced from their family by his drive to move up. Could could his learned dominance and her deep need to serve rekindle their love? Kaelen has a secret crush on Mia. Mia has the same for him. Afraid to pursue it, they each search for someone similar. Luckily, a friend interfers. Marcella has worked for Sean for a while now. When a su ...more
Ashley Johnston
Jul 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It contained three stories that all contained different storylines so I never felt like I was reading the same story but with different characters. One included a married couple going through issues. One was about a popular college guy and a geeky goodie-goodie girl who both had a crush on each other. The third included an assistant who was in love with her boss. The stories were all steamy and included BDSM play. If you like reading about those themes I would definit ...more
Carmela Dimattia
Jul 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Michelle Zurlo delivers 3 excellent novellas about couples discovering their sexuality and their kinky side. As always, this book is beautifully written with somewhat flawed but wonderful characters and all scenes described faultlessly. I am a big fan of Michelle Zurlo and I know that every time I read one of her books I will not be disappointed and this definitely was no exception. Highly recommend this book to all who like to read about BDSM and the complexities of these relationships.

I receiv
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Suzanne Irving
Jul 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Michele Zurlo is one of my favorite writers. She writes realistic bdsm love stories full of interesting scenes both in and out of the bedroom. Great characters, plots, and different situations people her books. This one is three shorter stories than feature three different couples in very different situations, but all finding their way towards both romantic and kink relationships. All three were a joy to read. I recommend this book if you like your romance kinky.

I received a free copy of this bo
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Amy Miller
Jul 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
All three of three of these stories were incredible.
Yes Justin was my favorite. Married couple Trish & Justin have been married for a long time. Kids, jobs, life has sometimes come before having just them time. Trish wants her alone time with her husband she comes up with a plan to bring the spice back into their marriage. Really loved the way the author puts so much details in the story and brings the characters to life. Really loved this one!
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Jeanne Richardson
Jul 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I've read a lot of books written by Michele Zurlo; she has done an excellent job at writing a good set of short stories; she is one of my favorite authors. I can’t wait to read more of her books.

The story lines caught my attention at the very beginning and kept me interested throughout the entire book.

I loved the characters.

I received a free copy of this box set via booksprout and I’m voluntarily leaving a review.
Lee
Aug 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
In each of these stories, a dominant man and a submissive woman want the same thing but don't know it, at least at the beginning. You have to suspend your disbelief quite a bit to find some of the plot points plausible, but the scenes are hot and the characters are likable. Michele Zurlo has become one of my favorite writers.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Angelica Larsson
Jun 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A great bundle of novellas from Michele Zurlo filled with captivating and caring characters and steamy scenes that made me want to read more. I loved the ambiance in all three novellas and will definitely read more books by this author.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Jackie Roberts
Jun 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was a hot steamy erotic romance story perfect for a quick afternoon read.
A great heart pounding read. The story was very well written with great characters. It drew me in and I had it finished in one sitting. I would highly recommend this read.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Vivian Chrisman
Jul 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Kinky x3

Are you looking for one story for a quick read? Are you looking to do some binge reading? This book is perfect for either as it contains not one but three kinky stories. Read them one day at a time or binge all in one sitting(I did this option!). Hot and kinky is the only way to escape reality!!!

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Adalle
Jul 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Hot, Hotter, scorching Hot.
Each one of these novellas, are just as hot as the next.
Fantasy meets RealLife(event those in these books).

I’m so ready to go to Oasis myself.

Any opinions expressed within this review are solely and uniquely made by me and I am happily leaving this review. I voluntarily received an advanced copy of this book via Booksprout
Ashleigh
Jul 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved everything about this collection of books - the characters, the plots, the emotion, the writing!

Each book has a storyline that grabs you right from the start keeping you engrossed and on edge throughout the whole book!

This review has been voluntarily submitted for your consideration.
Sondra Olbrias
Jul 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
All the stories are similar yet different enough to keep you interested. All of the couples know eachother for each story making the scenes more enjoyable. Each is a learning growth experience for the couples. They discover just what the other needs as well as themselves.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Tania
Oct 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved the book it was great, the story was well written and the characters were intriguing. I loved reading the three stories in this book. It was hotter than hot, BDSM, arousing, sensual, Dom/sub, trust, lust and more.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Katie Hellems
Jul 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was a great collection of story's, each one will suck you in from start to finish their characters were well developed and the storyline flowed smoothly I definitely recommend reading you won't be disappointed
I voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Readers of this book
Sandy Johnson
Jul 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is three wonderful stories in one bundle. I loved every story and all the characters. I look forward to many more stories from this author.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
S
Jul 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
Each story had their own theme however, each ended with lots of heat and love. They may appear to be short stories by the number of chapters but they give you full story context.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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