Some encounters are fleeting, but others change everything.
Trust doesn’t come easy to Belle. Between her cold and withdrawn parents and a slew of bad relationships, she hasn’t had much luck in that department. Two years ago, her confidence was shattered when she experienced violence at the hands of her Dom and boyfriend. Since then, she’s resigned herself to living a life filled with empty scenes with Doms and friends-with-benefits relationships, but those leave her isolated and lonely.
Ambrose is looking for someone special—a submissive to share not only scenes with but also his life. Growing up with love and support surrounding him, he has no idea what Belle is going through when she tries to trust him. After their first scene, he decides she is the submissive he wants to claim.
Choosing to embrace a new relationship, Belle tries to trust Ambrose, but just can’t bring herself to hand all of her being to him. The fact that her abusive ex is now free in the world doesn’t make things any easier for her.
Does Ambrose have the patience to work through Belle’s issues and trauma to make his way into her small yet trusted circle of loved ones? He hopes so, but they’re certainly being tested.
All Belle wants is to submit wholeheartedly to this Dom—this Master—but can she release every fear holding her back?
Reader advisory: This book contains mention of past domestic violence, suicide, and physical assault.
General Release Date: 25th July 2023