Publisher: Carina Press
My Copy: Sent by author
Coming clean never felt so good…
Grant and Vivi Michaelson share everything in their marriage: love, commitment—and their wildest sexual desires. But their relationship is tested when Vivi admits she wants a threesome with Grant’s old friend Cade, proposing their annual trip to the lake as the perfect opportunity to fulfill her fantasy.
All three of them are aroused by the idea. Vivi and Cade have long felt a smoldering attraction to each other…and Grant and Cade have hidden an illicit desire for decades. Going through with the ménage will test their boundaries, reveal old secrets…and maybe tear them apart. After all, there might be room for Cade in bed, but is there room for a third in their marriage?
WOW. This little novella has successfully left my mouth gaping open. Going into it I wasn’t aware it was centered on a threesome. I tend to shy away from reading other reviews of books on my TBR pile. They tend to cloud my judgment and so I skim to just read whatever rating it was given and then move on to the next blog. I have seen Coming Clean on several blogs getting decently high marks and so when it was sent to me for review I jumped at the chance to read it.
The story is essentially about a married couple, Vivi and Grant. Vivi has some sexual fantasies she wants to try out and Grant is more than eager to fulfill them. When she brings up the fact that she has been thinking of a threesome….with his best friend….he was shocked. Shocked that he didn’t recoil immediately at the idea and even more shocked that the idea turned him on. Cade is his best friend, and he’d by lying to himself if he said their one experience had ever left his memory.
Cade isn’t sure how he is supposed to answer the question of “will you have a threesome with me and my wife”. He loves them and has fought back desire for years regarding them both. The idea of becoming intimate with them as an “experiment” is something that most definitely turns him on.
These three are about to embark on a journey of sexual awareness and discovery that will leave all of them wanting much much more…
I thought Coming Clean was delightfully written with a sense of sexuality that is unmatched. I did enjoy the story line even if I thought it was a bit predictable. I mean how many times does a man have a bi-sexual friend that has longed for him for years only to find out he wants him just as much? And in the long run how many threesomes actually work long term? Someone always ends up jealous or feeling left out and they want out. Understandable. When reading menage erotic romance I guess you have the throw those out the window and just focus on the “what if scenario”.
I did enjoy the novella for what it was…A super fast, hot read with enough sexual draw the sunset can’t complete with its scorching rays of light. I enjoyed the internal warring of the characters in the decision to go through with their fantasy. The push and pull of the masculine embraces and the warm breath of a feminine touch.
Coming Clean is a novella not to be missed if you enjoy menage romance, bi-sexuality and gay romance. Inez Kelley is making a name for herself in this genre, and I’m liking what I’m reading.
I give Coming Clean by Inez Kelly 3.25 stars!