ALL HE WANTS
Dominic Knight is a man who is always in control. A self-made billionaire by the age of twenty-three, a genius of innovation, and CEO of a global tech empire, Knight always gets what he wants. And he wants Kate Hart. . .
A rising star of cyber forensics, Kate is well aware of Knight's reputation as a master manipulator, uncompromising leader, and demanding lover. But she's determined to stay cool and professional-no matter how hot and bothered her new boss makes her feel.
First he appears in her dreams. Then he comes to her in the night. And so begins a journey of erotic awakening and discovery as rich and powerful as Knight himself. In locales from the sultry red-light district of Amsterdam to the private sexual playgrounds of Hong Kong, Kate will shed every inhibition and surrender every part of herself-body, mind, and soul-to give her lover all he craves, all he needs, and all he demands . . .
Gibbs (the pseudonym of romance novelist Susan Johnson) hops on the Fifty Shades bandwagon with a bland but steamy billionaire/college student erotic novel. Widower Dominic Knight is a successful but emotionally withdrawn venture capitalist. A financial crisis at his company leads him to hire new MIT graduate Katherine Hart, who, rather inexplicably, has an excellent reputation in forensic accounting. They manage to stave off their mutual attraction for a while, but when only a week is left on Katherine's short contract, she and Dominic can't help winding up in bed together. While their mildly kinky sexual encounters deepen their feelings, there is little drama or spark elsewhere in the story. Neither exhibits more than token resistance to the relationship, and Dominic falls for Katherine immediately, offering no challenge to her sassy independence. The elegant prose is often hampered by clumsy exposition and jarring shifts in point of view. This first entry in a planned trilogy is diverting but not especially satisfying.