Newlyweds Jay and Adriana had a happy marriage and a spectacular sex life—until tragedy struck. Wounded in a car accident, Jay spent a year recuperating while Adriana worked overtime as a chef to pay their bills. Though he's made nearly a full recovery, some aspects of their intimate play will never be the same. It's a small price to pay, all things considered.
But when a long struggle with the insurance company results in an overdue payout, Jay has a plan. He'll take some of it and hire a high-end rent boy who specializes in sexual dominance. Not for him, but as a gift for Adriana, for taking care of him for the past twelve months.
Paul is the handsome stranger they choose…and the one who changes everything. What starts out as a onetime session to fulfill a fantasy turns into something bigger than all of them. But when the money runs out and Paul's dangerous past resurfaces, the sacrifices required to stay together may end up tearing them apart…
A husband hires a "rent boy" to satisfy his submission-craving wife, with no idea of the consequences for all three of them, in Ames's debut, a tender, erotic m nage romance. Paul is financing his studies with sex work, a sideline that allows him to indulge in his talent for domination. He's hired by Javier, who's recovering from a severe car accident, to provide Jay's wife, Adriana, a tough-as-nails chef, with the rough play that has never come naturally to sweet-natured Jay. What starts out as a sexy threesome evolves into a nuanced look at polyamory and BDSM, as Ames navigates physical disability, race, and sexuality. But Paul is hiding a secret that could destroy everything they've built together, and his past can't stay buried for long. The journey to the eventual revelation is an enjoyable one, studded with sex scenes urgent and lazy, kinky and vanilla; despite the one-note title, there's something for everyone here. The plot is a slow burn but as Paul shows Jay and Adriana, slow can be the most satisfying.