Enter Drew McKenzie, a rising star on Broadway with dashing looks and talent to match, who masquerades behind the characters he portrays.
Instantly, Maxine finds herself lured into Drew’s high society world only to uncover a complicated man beneath the glitz and glamour of his public persona. As soon as the curtain falls, Drew sheds his stage costumes to reveal a daring Dominant side.
Titillated by his enigmatic life, Maxine clamors to discover a surreptitious and possibly perilous affair with Drew, all the while questioning her own preconceived notions on romance.
Secrets surface, revealing haunting truths that test both Maxine and Drew of their own intentions. But in this high-stakes game of trust, only the strongest survive.
Entranced by Drew’s charming appeal and by his sensual assault to her senses, Maxine clamors to discover every nuance of this new relationship, ravenous to explore verboten fantasies that seem possible to fulfill only with Drew.
Along the way, he introduces her to his glamorous world of wealth and celebrity—where lavish galas and luxurious gifts are the norm—and entices her into his realm of control with his tender mode of domination.
All the while, however, they both grapple with painful emotions brought about by the extenuating circumstances of their separate pasts.
While Drew remains both confident and conscientious in his parlay of power over Maxine, his own tragic secret lurks in every shadow upon his path in life. Behind the façade of his stage persona and the origin of old Manhattan society, he struggles to hide the unforgiving reality he faced as a child.
Just as Maxine finds the strength to conquer her own torment with Drew’s patience and guidance leading her toward closure, terrifying truths begin to chip away at the surface of his composure.
As the nightmarish details of Drew’s unimaginable life emerge, he fears that this new world he’d begun to build with Maxine will crumble around him.
As Maxine finds herself embroiled in the battle to save Drew’s tortured soul from the atrocities that continue to stalk his every move, two lost souls struggling to find comfort and completion converge.
However, as Drew opens his heart to Maxine’s unwavering support, he questions his own bravery, wondering if she’ll take a bow and make her exit…or if she’ll stick around for the encore?
All the while, though, traces from their separate pasts continue to haunt, threatening to disrupt their happiness.
Maxine must confront the harsh, emotional realities that she’d thought she’d conquered. However, she wonders if her courage will withstand the crushing heartache that has threatened to destroy her soul.
As Drew continues to fit together the missing pieces of his childhood, danger shadows his every move. Drifting through the tumultuous events of their public and personal lives, Drew will stop at nothing to keep Maxine safe—and to guard their secrets from the world.
Passion and peril collide, culminating in the explosive revelation of the enigma that’s followed Drew for years.
Manhattan Bound Series
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dungeons and castles in the most glamorous cities around the world, Drew. A
rising star on Broadway, brought publicist Maxine’s wanton desires to life,
indulging her every need with a lavish but honest display of his affection. And
in the course of their relationship, they found a love that could not be
they placed their faith in each other, the lives of their friends and families
converged. Often, their sexual shenanigans took a backseat to the lives of
those most near and dear to them. Their separate worlds became one.
years later, changes have come to their lives, and Drew and Maxine find
themselves facing a life-altering decision that will impact their ordered world
in ways they’d never imagined.
while their wanderlust and pursuit of kinky pleasures never wane, they discover
together that the happiest place on earth really is right in their own chaotic
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creative writing came long before she learned to put crayon to paper. In fact, she began spinning stories in her
head nearly as soon as she could form complete sentences. As long as she can remember, she’d always
created sagas about imaginary friends, family members and pop culture icons,
and kept everyone around her entertained with her witty—but often very
typewriter to preserve all of those creative thoughts filling her head, but she
quickly switched to ball point pens and notebooks when the ribbon ran dry.
members of Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet or young leading men on Broadway. However, as she matured as a writer, she
decided that it was just as much fun to create her own romantic heroes and
and the tallest of skyscrapers were never high enough for her. Juliet’s wanderlust would eventually lure her
to New York, a city she often visited during her formative years, and her love
affair with Manhattan began. She’d
promised herself that one day she would return for good.
and after graduating with a degree in Journalism, she decided to set out on a
journey to find her heart…just where she’d left it.
from a small town to New York City, where she has made her home ever since.
the side, she’s indulged in international travel, theater and art. A wine and food buff, she’s by no means a
connoisseur, but she can give a few good restaurant recommendations if you’re
in the city.
New York that’s so rich in culture and so very vibrant. Every neighborhood has
its own story to tell,” Juliet says. “I
often do my best plotting on the subway, just observing the lives unfolding around
me. New York truly has a billion stories
nestled between the skyscrapers.”
else—except for Paris, perhaps—and is a gushing cat-mom to a Russian Blue mix
who was rescued as a kitten from the streets of Brooklyn.