[Siren Sensations: Contemporary Consensual BDSM, bondage, paddling, sex toys, HEA] Tony Daniels has a high-stress job running the data center for Asher Insurance. When he's sent to Denver to supervise building their new facility, it completely takes over his life, including stealing valuable time and attention from wife and slave, Shayla. Shayla doesn't like having to spend time apart from her husband, but she's a big girl with a job of her own. Still, it would be nice to actually spend their wedding anniversary together. And that gives her an idea... But then Tony receives an unexpected phone call, and his past moves to darkly intrude on and overshadow his already thinly stretched present. Sadist doesn't mean soulless. Except now it also means asking something of his wife she has every right to refuse. Will this new weight draw them closer, or will their already dangerously stressed dynamic split apart at the seams? Tymber Dalton is a Siren-exclusive author.
Suncoast Society, Book 78, by Tymber Dalton
SPOILER ALERT: THIS BOOK SHARES SOME EVENTS FOUND IN A SPANKTACULAR FOURTH (BOOK #74). TO GET THE COMPLETE BACKSTORY ON THE MAIN CHARACTERS IN THIS BOOK, YOU SHOULD READ THE DENIM DOM (BOOK #5) AND OPEN DOORS (BOOK #27). TONY AND SHAYLA ALSO APPEAR AS MINOR CHARACTERS IN MANY OTHER SUNCOAST SOCIETY BOOKS. IT'S HIGHLY RECOMMENDED YOU READ THESE BOOKS PRIOR TO READING THINGS TO DO IN DENVER.
When Asher Insurance sends Tony Daniels to Denver to set up their new systems campus, he'd no idea what he was getting into. Yes, he'd been to Denver before. How could he ever forget when it almost wrecked his relationship with Shayla before it ever began? Tony's determined that's NOT going to happen again. But with unplanned disasters happening time and again, with 16-hour days, Tony's can't cope. Then, as if things weren't bad enough, Tony's past comes crashing into his present in a way he could never have expected. Sure, he gets a weekend off but at what cost? He never wanted this! The only saving grace is he gets to spend a few days with Shay. Only that too turns into a fiasco! His carefully crafted plans for Shay at Venture turn to chaos. Now he has to return to Denver, where he stands a very good chance of losing Shay. What can he do? He can't give up his job. And he can't live without Shay. As a possibility occurs to Tony, Shay takes matters into her own hands. Only these two are always at cross purposes. Will Tony's solution to their problems work? Or will Shay's determination to "fix" their issues result in catastrophe for both? There's only one answer. Can these two find the love, trust, and faith it will take to pull them back from the brink of disaster? Or is this truly the end for Shayla and Tony?
I've loved Tony and Shayla since I first read The Denim Dom. These two have literally been through everything a couple can go through. Their relationship was nearly over before it began. They've had challenge after challenge, only to come out the other side stronger than ever before. But is this the end of everything? I was truly scared it was over for these two, much as I was scared of the outcome in several other of Ms. Dalton's books. A happily-ever-after is never guaranteed with Ms. Dalton's stories. I was seriously worried these two had finally reached the end of their story. I can't say much more without giving everything away. I laughed out loud and cried tears of heartbreak when I was reading this book. The obstacles these two face are those faced by real people. That's what I adore about Ms. Dalton's Suncoast Society books. They're based on genuine people. What you read is what happens in real life. Yes, I love the BDSM aspects of her books. But there's so much more. Real life isn't all about hearts and flowers. It's not all happiness and joy. There's real heartbreak, sorrow, and pain. That's what draws me to Ms. Dalton's books. They're compelling, fascinating, and authentic. These two characters are among my very favorites, and I loved this story. Congratulations, Ms. Dalton. You've done it again. If I could give this more than five stars, I definitely would!
A final note. This is an ADULT book. It contains explicit language and BDSM sexual scenes. If you don't enjoy this genre, this may not be the book for you. There are book synopses and reviews available on Goodreads and (Amazon) all booksellers' websites. Use these resources. DON'T LEAVE A NEGATIVE REVIEW WHEN YOU KNOW YOU WON'T ENJOY THE BOOK. It's not fair to the author. She works hard to provide a quality work product. If you know you'll object to a book's subject matter before you buy it, you're doing yourself and the author an extreme disservice.
Thanks for reading my review and happy reading!