Holy shit, what was I thinking when I gave this book 5 stars in 2012 This is terrible I hate re reading 5 stars books I should just stop But I hate the thought of someone picking up a crappy book because of a high rating and being disappointed So I m doing my Goodreads civic duty and changing the rating from 5 stars to 2 Bringing the average rating down can only help I hope Save your money Making assumptions about what someone else wants is dangerous, and acting on those assumptions, without ever checking if they are true, is just plain stupid Logan, an extremely dominant man who thinks he knows best what is good for Joey, is an excellent example of what not to do when meeting the love of your life and fearing your preferences in the bedroom might be too much for him Yes, Joey is innocent and a bit na ve, but he is a grown man and what Logan does, well meaning though it may be, deeply hurts him The story of the two of them finally figuring it all out is touching, sweet, and had me frowning and smiling in turn Oh, and it gets quite hot and kinky as well, just in case you were wondering The whole story of how Joey learns what happens when he calls Logan sir is hilarious Logan is self confident, knows what he wants in a partner, and not afraid to ask for what he wants Or so he thinks until Joey walks into his club and totally floors him Logan is determined not to be selfish and overwhelm the younger man with his kinky desires, and decides to wait Get to know him better A year later, he is still waiting for the perfect moment While it shows how much he cares, it s also proof that he is so taken by Joey that he getsandafraid the man will turn him down What the heck His hesitance is kind of cute initially, but a whole year While scaring everyone else off so Joey remains single Man, just get your act together I wanted to kick him for being so hesitant and ending up hurting Joeythan honesty ever could.Joey is lonely after being kicked out by his family for being gay, desperate to find a man he can love, andthan mystified why nobody in the club he goes to on a regular basis will dothan talk to him When he finally goes to a different place and the same thing happens there, he is ready to throw in the towel The angst alone almost did me in But his visit to the new club, owned by a good friend of Logan, at least spurs Logan into action and gets Joey what he wants Logan s undivided attention As he discovers exactly why Logan was so hesitant, and explores what he thinks is a pretty hot way of looking at life, he only fallsdeeply for Logan every time they get together.Things aren t easy for these two until Logan learns to communicate, and Joey dares to speak up If you like hesitant first timers encountering the hot world of BDSM, if you prefer to stay on the loving D s side of things where a butt plug and the occasional spanking are all the men need to make them feel good, and if you re looking for a hot read with lots of sweet romance, then you will probably like this novella. 2.5 starsStormy Glenn and I have a love hate relationship.There are parts in each of her stories that make me do 3.5 starsJoey MacIntire is having a bad night Sitting alone at Club Refectory, as he s been doing for the past year, he can t figure out what s wrong with him Every time he comes to the club it s the same thing, he goes in with hopes of meeting someone, even if it s just to talk and dance but time after time he s ignored and rebuffed Needing to get away from a place that s just not working for him he decides to head over to another club, Dante s Dungeon Even though it s a D s club and he s not familiar with that scene he figures anything will be better than being lonely night after night.Logan James, the owner of Club Refectory, has been in love with Joey since the first night the younger man walked into his club He s been waiting and giving him time before making his move on Joey because he s not sure how he ll react to Logan s D s lifestyle Finding out Joey is headed to Dante s Logan knows he s run out of time He s going to have to go after him and hope Joey s ready for a relationship.When Logan and Joey finally get together and start talking both of them will be surprised by the other Joey has wanted Logan as long as he s known him, he s even made passes at him, but since Logan never responded he thought he d never have a chance with him Faced with Logan s obvious interest now Joey is both very happy and quite confused When Logan explains about his lifestyle things start falling into place for them Joey is naturally submissive and responds eagerly to Logan s dominance and after a couple of small misunderstandings are cleared up they are ready to start a life together.This story does contain some elements of BDSM but it s really BDSM lite with no hardcore sessions or punishments and therefore shouldn t be a problem for readers who may not be very comfortable with BDSM themes This is an easy book to read, not heavy on angst although towards the end there are a couple of intense scenes when someone from Joey s past comes to cause trouble A bit of suspension of disbelief is required regarding Logan waiting a year to approach Joey and Joey coming back over and over to a place where everyone ignored him but otherwise this is an entertaining story.Logan and Joey are likable characters and I enjoyed reading about their developing relationship Stormy Glenn s books typically feature Alpha men and theirsubmissive partners This is the case here as Joey is clearly a sweet if a bit over the top guy and Logan is the big masculine man who knows what s right for his man all the time but it worked well in this story The sex scenes in the book are hot but don t overshadow the real theme of the story which is the love between Logan and Joey The secondary characters in the story, Dante and Daniel, are set up to be the next couple in the sequel to this book.Overall this was an easy read, sweet and sexy with a pleasing HEA ending. If you read Stormy Glenn s stuff and enjoy it then you will get how these characters are made I find her stuff a guilty but entertaining read for me Most all of her stories are pretty similar maybe it s total trash but I am not reading it for the artistic prose.I think that I liked this story because I enjoy the D s storyline but I am not that into BDSM because I think many authors let it take away from their work in stories Not that I have an issue with BDSM I have read lots of books with it, but so few where it actually makes the story better Okay enough with the rambling I liked this story because I got my D s fix without the excessive boring BDSM scenes It s a hot story where the characters are in love, even if they are eye rollingly ridiculous Why is the editing so crappy in these books I could proofread them better This book was utter bilge if I d read the word Baby onetime I would have gagged Joey is a whiny chick with a dick he spends a year going to a club where no one will talk to him or dance with him or flirt with him I would have taken the hint 11 months and 2 weeks earlier and gone somewhere else he feels unlovable What the fuck ever I was so irritated with his character that I couldn t care if his feelings were hurt while Logan didn t seduce him when the MC s actually get together, my eyebrows pretty much headed into my hairline and stayed there for the duration of the waffling, mediocre, boring, improbable, irritating tale the only reason I finished this crap was because I needed it for a challenge. This is an OK book it s not terrible, and parts can be sweet, and it s certainly better than the sequel It s just written poorly, and the Dom is an asshole He makes sure no one will dance or even talk to Joey for a year because he wants Joey for himself, and when Joey finds out he s all swoony and happy cos it proves his Dom loves him Pffft Books like this make me think I should write one my damn self. I think anyone who gave this story five stars has probably got a screw loose or is a relative of the author The story is silly and childish I would say for ten year olds except it s supposed to be BDSM I made it half way through this totally illogical story with ridiculous characters and was determined to try to finish it I figured it couldn t get any worse I was wrong When the father showed up it became so ludicrous that I couldn t go on So I spent a couple minutes skimming to the end It was a trial but I made it I wanted to give it one and a half stars, but that would have meant it had some positive aspects, which it certainly didn t So, one star it is Why do people bother publishing stuff like this I actually spent money for this book which is upsetting That was because of many positive reviews I ve got to learn to be much, much, much, muchparticular about reviews and reviewers.P.S The editing was awful. This Edition Is No Longer AvailableThe Night Logan James Subbed For The Bartender At His Club, He Had No Idea The Love Of His Life Would Walk Through The Door, But The Moment He Saw Joey MacIntire, He Wanted Him The Only Problem How To Initiate Someone So Young And Obviously Innocent Into Logan S D S Lifestyle Logan Decides To Bide His Time And Wait For Joey To Get To Know Him Better Joey MacIntire Came To The City To Find Someone To Call His Own Logan James Embodies Everything Joey Could Ever Want In A Man, But While He Treats Joey Kindly, He Doesn T Seem Interested In Anything Than Friendship Still, Joey Has Hope And Many Late Night Fantasies But After A Year Of Waiting For Logan To Give Him Than A Passing Glance, Joey Finally Gives Up He Decides To Stop Wasting His Time At Logan S Club And Try Out The New Place Across Town Dante S Dungeon Is A BDSM Club, And Joey Is Totally Unprepared For What He Sees There And What He Discovers About Himself When Logan Discovers Joey S Intentions, He Decides He S Waited Long Enough It S Time To Claim Joey As His Own Things Heat Up Between The Two Men And They Settle Into A Life Of Domestic D S Bliss, But There Are Outside Forces At Work Forces Intent On Destroying Joey And Logan S Newfound Happiness Special Content Alert M M, D S, Spanking I was conflicted about this one I really liked the way the angst and loneliness were expressed in the beginning and Joey s POV in general However, I hated the dom s part him being an asshole, indecisive seeming amazed when Joey did what he wanted , how the writing was a lot worse in his POV, I also didnt like how he equated being in a relationship with Joey giving up his life for him his job, his appartment Really had this feeling if Joey wasnt alone in the world his family and friends hated him for being gay and before they started the relationship Logan wouldnt let anyone approach Joey he wouldnt have settled with an asshole like Logan.