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For the Roses

(Suncoast Society #73)

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(Suncoast Society series #73, MF, BDSM)

Between losing her job, surviving cancer, and her long-term Dom dumping her, Meri’s hit rock-bottom. When her Dom of a little brother unexpectedly shows up on her doorstep in St. Louis with a moving truck to bring her home with him, she’s ready to go.

Returning to Florida means reunions with old friends and getting involved with kinky
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Published May 21st 2018 by Siren Publishing
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Not all doms are made equal. And not all men who call themselves doms should be one. This story hit me in the gut from the beginning. Meri is not just down on her luck. She's been kicked whilst she's down. I reckon if she wasn't as loved by her brother, she would be a suicide potential. It's amazing to see someone who is supposed to "love you" just walk away because of a cancer. I realize she never married her boyfriend/dom and that maybe should have been an indicator something was off. This
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Melanie
May 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
There are 2 people scarred both outside and inside. Meri has survived a double mastectomy following her breast cancer diagnosis. She lost her job, her Dom and her self confidence. Elvin is a teacher who lost his wife, survived a horrific car accident and is now ready to start learning how to be a good Dom. One of the Frightful Five sets them up for a date and they soon learn that they know each other from a former life... Meri was Elvin's student in school, although they are only 9 years apart ...more
Rhonda
May 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
After a horrible year with life altering changes, Meri's brother arrives to move her back to Florida with him. She doesn't want to live with her brother but right now she needs time to decompress. Elvin is getting his life back together after a bad divorce and a crippling accident. When the two meet, Meri realizes that Elvin is her teacher from high school but there is still an attraction. This was a wonderful story of two mature people coming to grips with things life has thrown at them and ...more
Angie
May 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another stellar addition to the Suncoast Society series! Meri has just moved back to Florida after a really tough year. She didn't plan to be living with her brother at forty but his love and encouragement are just what she needs to start over.
Elvin knows that he's lonely but he's not sure what to do about it. Fortunately he has observant friends who take him under their wing and introduce him to members of the Suncoast Society so he can start fishing in the right pond! When Elvin and Meri
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Kristinmarie
May 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another great book by author Tymber Dalton. Meri is recovering from a serious illness and surgery, along with trouble in her love life. She moves back home to Florida with her brother. Once back at home she meets Elvin who turns out that many years ago was her and her group of friends teacher. Will this pose a problem as the two make a connection. Elvin has a bad relationship and a bad car accident under his belt. How the two connect and move forward together makes for a great story. Bringing ...more
Pam
May 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Suncoast Society, Book 73. When devastation and loss destroy all, can love, laughter, friends, and family renew faith and trust?

It was hard when Meri Dutton lost her job eight months ago. But she could always find another job, right? Then came the cancer diagnosis. A double mastectomy ate through every penny she had...savings, retirement account, and severance package. Recovering, trying to find a job took every ounce of her strength. When her Dom, Peter, took one look at her post-surgery, told
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Trish-Sunshine Reads
Jul 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ask for a story about a teacher that looks like The Rock and you shall receive. Meri is a breast cancer survivor and has hit bottom. But in come the Frightful Five from Venture and BAM! Meri is reunited with Elvin. But when they knew each other he was her high school teacher. Many years ago. But she doesn't remember him looking like this!!!
Adelaide
Jun 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A-

I loved this story . POC stories written by non-POC are often cringe worthy but in this case. Ms. Dalton went out of her way to make sure the characters didn't come across as stereotypes. Other than the snatch her weave out scene i felt like I was just enjoying two people falling in love.
Jeprs
Jul 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another home run for Tymber Dalton

I am a huge Suncoast Society fan! And this is another home run for me. Elvin is amazing and I love Meri! They fit into the Society well!! Can’t wait for the next book!
Katy Beth Mckee
May 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bdsm, series-books
Both Meri and Elvin have lots of pain both physical and emotional. But as they came together they can each find relief. I love how much support they get from friends. And I totally can understand Elvin's getting adopted by his ex's family. I had the same thing happen to me as well.
Toi
Aug 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Elvin and Meri are absolutely perfect together – they have both been through a lot (things that most of us can’t even begin to imagine) when they find each other and begin the long road to helping each other and finding the love that both thought they’d never find.
Toi
Jul 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Elvin and Meri are absolutely perfect together – they have both been through a lot (things that most of us can’t even begin to imagine) when they find each other and begin the long road to helping each other and finding the love that both thought they’d never find.
C
Jul 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another winner

My only complaint is the lack of pronouns in the dialogue (especially for an English teacher). Just doesn’t seem possible that so many characters talk the same even from different parts of the country.
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Lesli Richardson is the writer behind the curtain of her better-known pen name, Tymber Dalton (her "wild child" side). She lives in the Tampa Bay region of Florida with her husband, writer Jon Dalton, (aka "The World's Best Husband") and too many pets. When she's not playing D&D with her friends or shooting skeet, she's a part-time Viking shield-maiden in training, among other pursuits. The ...more

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