Power Shift

Power Shift

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by Kelly Jamieson
     
 

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Beneath mastery is dependence; beneath submission is strength...

Gabe Pejovic's lifestyle as a Master Dom is leaving him empty and cold. Everything else in his life seems to be falling apart too. Taking a break from the BDSM scene seems like a good idea-until he meets the perfect submissive.

After being looked after her entire life, first by her parents

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Beneath mastery is dependence; beneath submission is strength...

Gabe Pejovic's lifestyle as a Master Dom is leaving him empty and cold. Everything else in his life seems to be falling apart too. Taking a break from the BDSM scene seems like a good idea-until he meets the perfect submissive.

After being looked after her entire life, first by her parents then by her husband, when Reagan Somerville's marriage fell apart she was bereft and helpless. Now she's started a new life as a strong, independent woman. The last thing she wants is to be trapped in another controlling relationship. Letting a dominant, strong man like Gabe into her new life could cost her everything she's worked so hard for.

But Reagan sees inside Gabe to the emotions he's keeping locked up, and somehow she knows how to unlock those feelings. Gabe is determined to never lose control, to never show weakness, to never reveal the secrets he's hiding deep inside. Does he have the strength to let himself be vulnerable, to let himself feel pain and grief so he can experience the joy and sweetness of love? And can he show Reagan there's a difference between caring and control?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781419969188
Publisher:
Ellora's Cave Publishing
Publication date:
07/15/2013
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

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Kelly Jamieson is a best-selling author of over thirty-five romance novels and novellas. Her writing has been described as "emotionally complex", "sweet and satisfying" and "blisteringly sexy". She likes coffee (black), wine (mostly white), shoes (high) and watching hockey!

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Power Shift 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
LASR_Reviews More than 1 year ago
When Gabe finds himself in a rut he follows a friend's advice and takes a break from the lifestyle and the club. Yet just as he decides to do such a thing he finds Reagan. She sets everything in him on edge making him wonder just what it all means. Gabe sees Reagan as a woman off limits but life has other plan for the two of them. Could it be that Gabe the Master Dom that everyone looks to has finally met his match or will his own stubbornness be his downfall? I was glad to see Gabe find his match. He is a very intense individual and it takes a strong woman to stand up to him. Reagan is just that woman. I loved Reagan from the start. She is a woman on a mission. Having always been controlled she finally decides to take back her life and do things for herself. I liked the fact that she constantly looked for a challenge to do to make herself better no matter how small or big and Gabe is certainly a challenge. The intensity of their feelings throughout their building relationship was a wonderful read. No matter what, Reagan loves Gabe and tries to help him. I felt for Gabe as he went through so much in this book and hoped that he would finally turn to Reagan for help. The two make a wonderful couple, each understanding and giving the other just what they need. This book was not only a hot read but also a beautiful story about friendship and romance. We get Reagan and Gabe's story, and we also get to revisit the two other couples from this series. If you have not read the previous books I would advise you to read them. Though this story will stand alone, you would get a much better feel and understanding of the story and the characters if you read the others. If you have read them then, like me, you will thoroughly enjoy this book and its wonderful story even more so. originally posted at Whipped Cream Reviews
RtBBlog More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Patti Book provided by the publisher for review Review originally posted at Romancing the Book Power Shift was one of those books that, for me, started out a bit slow but soon became a very captivating story. Gabe was a very complex character, which explains why it took me a little while to get emotionally attached to him. He was a very compelling man once it started becoming clear how his past experiences had shaped who he had become. Reagan was also a very complicated personality to describe. She was not a push over, nor was she a soft character who could be manipulated easily. Both she and Gabe had some realistic knee jerk reactions to things that didn’t always seem run-of-the-mill but they definitely seemed human to me. I don’t think that people always react a certain way to every experience. I enjoy this kind of behavior in characters when it isn’t so farfetched that it is unbelievable because we all do or say things sometimes and then look back and think to ourselves….”Where did that come from? I never do that. ” I believe that Ms. Jamieson had a pretty good instinct for when a character would do something just a little out of the norm. The other characters in the book were also interesting enough to me that I will need to read the other books that they are in. These books are not really listed as a series but as connected books.   Power Struggle, and Taming Tara, are the other titles.  I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a story where two people have given up on love but love hasn’t given up on them. Favorite Quote:  “You’re practically begging for it, aren’t you?” he murmured. “No.” His chuckle rasped over her senses. “I like begging, Reagan.” “I’m not going to beg.” He was silent for a moment, his fingers still playing, and she wondered if she’d said the wrong thing. Then he said softly, “Damn.”
Anonymous More than 1 year ago