Victor, in his pre-FBI life, had been a member of the Military Police. He’s now the head of the
Cincinnati office where Denise has been assigned.
A young girl has been kidnapped in
Virginia. The kidnapper is headed toward
Ohio. It’s the team’s responsibility to find this guy before the little girl dies. Denise and her partner visit the man’s mother. Her partner begins the inquiry and Denise looks around the room and out the windows. She spies the car the bad guy is purported to be driving. She takes over the questioning and soon has the woman giving her the information they need.
Needless to say, her partner isn’t happy and reports her to Victor. She overhears the conversation and then comes face to face with Victor. He’s not happy.
Once the girl has been found and the case in the final stages, Denise discovers that Victor is having a party and she’s not been invited. When she questions him, she discovers what kind of party and he offers her an invitation.
Denise goes to the party in disguise. When Victor questions her, she agrees to whatever he wants to do to her provided he allows her to remain anonymous. They spend a very erotic night exploring her submissive side. When morning comes, she’s gone and he has no idea who she is. All he knows is that he wants her.
Lyons’s BOUND BY DESIRE is a very well-told story. Her characters are believable and I thoroughly enjoyed watching them as they went about their daily lives. The tension between Denise and Victor is so real and visible you can almost touch it. Mixing work and love can be an iffy thing at times, but in this case, there’s that outside chance that it’ll work. It kept me on the edge of my seat from the beginning to the end.
As with any book of this genre, it isn’t for everyone, but if you enjoy the lighter side of bondage and a good tension between the heroine and her hero, you don’t want to miss this one.