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Braided (Velvet Glove #6)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  482 Ratings  ·  25 Reviews
Twins Peter and Paul run the body modification store at the Velvet Glove. They specialize in tattoos and piercing, using their own bodies as experimental canvases. These two have a special relationship, one as volatile as it is loving, as most of the members of the Glove are well aware.

Along comes Bowie, master masseur and strong, steady top. Attracted to the twins, he ge
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Published (first published May 2007)
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Feb 20, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: m-m, ménage
Oh but this one was good.

Lots of sex, naturally, but it doesn’t feel as though it overwhelms the story. (Well, maybe the sex goes a little overboard for a while towards the end.)

And there is a story. The relationship between these three is complicated to say the least and the author doesn’t shy away from all the layered issues. No one, not even Bowie, gets away with always doing the right thing. But they convincingly learn together, among some major setback. That sense of progress and real devel
Aղցela W.
Apr 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
I gave this book 4 stars because it was oversexed and although I do like that I wish that it would have been more to the characters and I do like reading Sean Michael. This was book six in this series and I have not read the books before this but I will I would love to visit the Velvet Glove. The dynamic between Peter and Paul is entertaining to read about, especially once Bowie shows up and turns the status quo on its head. The twins' actions are random and often funny and sometimes too much, a ...more
Marsha Spence
My favorite of the Velvet Glove series!
Elisa Rolle
Peter and Paul are twin. And lovers. And friends. They are all for the other. But they need someone who balance them, a dom that understand the unsaid words between them. Bowie is that dom. He is quite and strong, like his gemini are loud and weak.

Peter is a gentle soul. He doesn't speak a lot, but he knows what he wants, and Bowie knows he has to listen to him and be patience and wait for his pet.

Paul is loud and active, but he is unsure. Apparently stronger than his brother, he hides his fea
It was so nice to finally get to really meet Peter and Paul. I've had snippets of them throughout the series and it's always good to finally get to know the characters. I can only say they were really lucky to finally meet Bowie. He was what they needed to have their relationship as brothers grow. We didn't know too much about Bowie before he came on the scene, but it sounds like he was comfortable with his life, but that he was searching. And found what he was looking for in two quarreling twin ...more
~ Lei ~ Reading Is An Adventure ~
You know what you're going to get with a Michael's story - lots of sexin' and this didn't disappoint. I've had this for quite some time and finally took the time to read it this weekend.

Bowie meets the twins and can tell immediately they need a strong hand and someone to guide them and he's ready to step forward and be that guy. Each of the twins is alike and separate and Bowie has to work to understand each of them and fulfill their needs and he makes some missteps but I liked that he was
What a journey, I kept putting this one down and picking it back up again... I loved what SM did with the characters, the whole thing about the twins and their pasts was really interesting the way it wove through the plot though I would have liked more about Peter's story before Paul. I liked how Paul felt if he wasn't bad or a brat no one noticed him, that played in to the story well. And Bowie was terrific, the perfect Top for them. All in all not my favorite Velvet Glove novel but still very ...more
Sue Brown
Apr 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bdsm, threesomes
One of my favourite Sean Michael books; long and satisfying.
This was my first story by the author and I have to say that little happened beyond sex. It is really wondrous the amount of sex the trio had. The twins were interesting and their interactions often funny, while Bowie's coming changed things.
Nov 02, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lots of sex with not much else going on to break it up

Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS.

Rating: 6/10

- The dynamic between Peter and Paul is entertaining to read about, especially once Bowie shows up and turns the status quo on its head. The twins’ actions are random and often funny (putting the key for a door in their apartment “in the deep freeze,” for example), and Bowie takes it all in stride.
- There’s something unusual about all of the characters in
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