When it comes to Julien, Amelia doesn’t know what’s really going on between them. Friends with benefits? Client with benefits? All she knows is she’s being blackmailed out of her company by her ex-boss, Derek Wiggleby, even as he tries to ruin her chances of being Julien’s lover.
As for the hot movie director himself, Julien, Amelia feels like nothing more than a reprieve, a place to unleash and find comfort after a long day’s work. Yet there are moments when he opens, revealing a vulnerable interior that offer glimpses – and hope – that their affair may mean something more to him.
In the end, Amelia is forced to make a decision, will she choose to keep her company and a roof over her head or lose the man she has yet to admit she’s fallen in love with?
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3.75 stars---THE CORSET MAKER volume 2 is the second installment in K.T.Frederick’s serialized novella series focusing on costume designer/corset maker Amelia Jacobs, and film director Julien Wolfe. Their continuing story finds Amelia falling deeper in love with a man whose secrets he keeps close to his heart. Volume 2 should not be read as a stand alone as each successive release builds upon the information revealed in the previous installments. Told from first person point of view (Amelia) Volume 2 follows the building relationship between Amelia and Julien-a forbidden relationship considering Julien is about to contract with Amelia’s company as the sole costume designer for his new blockbuster movie. But Amelia and her partner Chloe are being blackmailed by someone from their past-a former professor and employer who demands everything that Amelia has and is hoping to obtain. If Amelia doesn’t sign over her company to Derek Wiggleby, the man in question will release intimate photographs of Julien and Amelia. THE CORSET MAKER Volume 2 is a sexually graphic storyline with numerous $ex scenes between Julien and Amelia. Julien’s past is a continuous dark cloud hovering over our couple’s future together; and Amelia is told to walk away from the man with whom she is falling in love to protect him from future heartbreak and betrayal. The premise is intriguing; the characters are caught between love and loss; the romance is slowly revealing a darker side to our storyline hero-Amelia wants to know if she is a temporary fling or something more.