Ann Ruby lives in rural New England where the winters are long and dark, just perfect for reading, writing and romance. When she isn’t immersed in some kind of print, she likes to spend time outside enjoying the clean waters and scented forests that surround her home.Ann Ruby's Website
It begins as a case of mistaken identity. Brenda is escaping into the mountains of Montana for a week of relaxation. Instead, she finds herself naked and pressed against a hard, aroused man, intent on a weekend of sexual domination. When the real submissive walks in on them, he realizes the mistake made at the front desk and is horrified, willing to do whatever he can to make things right. Brenda is intrigued. When she asks him to take her on as a substitute, he is blindsided! Can a weekend that satisfies their deepest desires, both sexually and emotionally, turn into more? (F/M)
Devlin is tormented by the memory of a time when he descended into darkness, taking an innocent woman with him and barely making it out alive. His work as a sex therapist is the only thing that keeps him going. Where he cannot help the one from his past, he can at least help others like her. His best friend, Mac, thinks that someday one of his cases will be a breakthrough for him, allowing him to forgive himself and move on with his life. Devlin doesn’t agree.
Melissa is facing her own demons. As a teenager, she was kidnapped and held captive for months, losing her virginity and tangling her sexuality into her captor’s desires. She hasn’t had a romantic relationship since. She struggles with her feelings for her captor and her fear of intimacy of any sort.
When Devlin takes Melissa on as a client, everything they thought they knew about themselves and their past is challenged. Devlin may be able to help her – and himself – but only if she can overcome her fears and trust him with the truth. (M/F)
Annalise Montgomery has spent her last year of college plagued by a phantom lover. Never knowing when he will strike, she lives in fear that when she should be working she will suddenly find herself flat on her back, down on her hands and knees, or up against a wall. She cannot stop him. When she learns that he is having sex with her twin sister but that she is feeling every stroke, she decides to confront the real man—in the flesh. (F/M)