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Hostile Takeover

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  • Posted September 4, 2012

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    Yours always Hostile Takeover is in the Knights of the Boardroom

    Yours always
    Hostile Takeover is in the Knights of the Boardroom Series. Although I had not read the other 4 books, Joey Hill gave me a very clear picture of each of the other characters and their history with the main charcters Ben and Marcie of this book. I am not new to the world of erotica/BDSM books, but I have to admit I had to look up a few things in this book that I had not ever heard of. JWH pushed my knowledge and limits of the world of BDSM

    "To me, loving someone is living."

    Ben is a high powered lawyer at Kennsington & Associates and has had a long standing relationship with Marcie for years, but where Ben thinks of himself as a "big brother" Marcie thinks of him as her future Master. Marcie has secretly been in love with Ben since she was 16 and has been working and teaching herself how to be a submissive/slave to Ben. She thinks she knows what HE needs and she thinks SHE is the one to give it to him. Ben, on the other hand, doesn't want or need any help from anyone and is very content with his life until Marcie waltzes in his office and shows him that sometimes the grass is greener on the other side. Through mentoring Marcie, Ben begins to fall for her and their relationship starts to blossom.

    My very favorite part of this book - and I mean absolute favorite part was the interactions between Ben and Marcie at the beginning of each chapter. Anyone could tell from peeking into their emails, letters and phone calls that there was was something very special and tender between the two of them.

    "You're going to have to help me learn how to love you."

    I really liked Ben and Marcie and the sex/scenes in the this book where scorching hot. Ben gets aggressive with Marcie and is probably tougher on her than he should have been, but he wants her to really know what she is getting into, plus I think he is trying to drive her away. There is a scene in the book that teeters on battery, but it is deflected immediately.

    All in all, I thought JWH did a great job in taking me on this journey of Ben and Marcie. They are definitley a couple I'd like to hear about in a few years!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2012

    Romantic and erotic

    I loved the characters and their undeniable chemistry. While there were moments that the BDSM were a bit intense for me, it still got me hot and bothered.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2012

    Great if you liked the others!

    If you've been reading the Knights of the Boardroom series you'll like this one. Probably the most brutal in that she does push the pain to the nth degree, I'd still have to say I like the relationship building of all the characters in this series. The story stays with you after you've read it.

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  • Posted February 3, 2012

    Highly Recommend This Book

    Hostile Takeover is the last book in the Knights of the Boardroom series and tells the story of Marcie Moira convincing Ben O'Callahan that her girlhood crush on him has grown into adult love. And let me tell you, convincing Ben of that takes quite a bit of effort!

    This is another wonderful Joey W Hill novel. There were times when I was so angry at Ben, I could just have walked into the plot and slapped him for being stupid and yet my heart really broke for him because he had so much bad stuff that he had to work through (and actually by the end still has to work through but at least he ends up at a place where it is okay for him to accept Marcie's love). Marcie was amazing as a young woman who knew precisely who she wanted and didn't flinch from the demons that have been driving him for years. She really helps him exorcise the darkness that has isolated Ben from the others as everyone else found their matches.

    I loved this book for the story it told about Ben and Marcie, but I also really enjoyed it because we got to see more of the other Knights and their wives, as well as other secondary characters from the other books. It was lovely seeing the interaction of Jon and Rachel; Dana and Peter; Cass and Lucas and Savannah and Matt, seeing the wives interact with each other and help support Marcie when she needed it most, seeing all the other men come together to help Ben work through his issues and find penance for his mistakes.

    As an FYI, the book has strong BDSM elements but everything is unquestionably consensual.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2013

    Wow

    Enjjoyed it and recommend it.

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