Tag Team (Guards of Folsom: Book 2)
Author: SJD Peterson
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Length: 220 pages
Rating: A List
Blurb: Guards of Folsom: Book Two
Following the death of their sub, the former owners of the Guards of Folsom, Robert “Bobby” Alcott and Rig Beckworth, were left to pick up the pieces as best they could. After seven years, these two Doms are ready to move on and find the boy who will complete them. Their painful past comes crashing back when they meet Mason Howard, a submissive who just weeks ago lost his Doms in a car accident.
Reeling from overwhelming grief that’s complicated by a severe social anxiety disorder, Mason can barely leave his home. When Rig and Bobby find him, he’s hit rock bottom, believing life is no longer worth living. Bobby and Rig set out to prove the younger man wrong. Fate has brought the three men together, but they’ll have to face the pain of fear and loss head-on before they can all truly live again.
Review: I am a huge fan of SJD, she delivers consistent stories, amazing characters not just great personalities but also physically strong alpha males (I’m drooling), all the steamy-kinky-hot sex, and has the talent to make these men fall in love and be tender and caring without compromising their masculinity and strong personalities.
I can’t find a flaw in her story building, nothing in her writing. I am absolutely biased when it comes to her and her books.
Tag Team is book II in the Guards of Folsom Series, if you haven’t read book one go get it, the group of characters and possible stories among these men is infinite. Doms and subs, with their own individual treats, getting together, matching their needs and kinks, all with a family like dynamic.
In this book, we learn more about Bobby and Rig. Their relationship is unconventional, but it works for them just fine. They are both Doms, been together for several years. Seven years ago they lost their sub, the one that made their relationship whole. So they are looking for a new sub, someone that will help them be complete again. Even though they have a happy and fulfilling relationship they are both aware of their needs and as they put it, they are both happier with a boy at their feet. That is who they are.
Mason is grieving. After 12 years in a polyamorous relationship, he lost his Doms in a terrible accident. He is completely lost, doesn’t know who he really is without the purpose of making his Doms happy, he is not sure where to start picking up the pieces, or if he is ever going to be able to do it.
One night, faith or a higher power brings these three men together. Bobby and Rig saving Mason’s life in more ways than one.
What follows is a very different story from what you could expect from a BDSM book. This book is about a lot more than just the sexual relationship. It is about grief, healing, learning to love again. Nobody understands Mason’s loss as Bobby and Rig do, the sudden loss of their boy was hard on the Doms, with all those feelings coming back, they know exactly where Mason’s mind is, and might be the only ones able to help him heal.
It is, in a very particular way, an emotional read. Mason’s feelings and insecurities are hard to read, he struggles with his need to belong to someone again and feeling as if he is cheating on the ones he once loved. While Bobby and Rig are ready to take care of him and own him in every single way.
I loved every word in this book. I loved how nothing was rushed, not one of Mason’s issues were dealt with lightly, both Doms took Mason’s needs very seriously. The sexual tension was present, I had so much fun with Bobby and Rig, as the established couple here they understand each other with just a look, sexy and intense, their connection is one of the things that put Mason at ease.
It was good to see the rest of the “family” too, these are all characters that I love, to get to see them again, see where they are and how they’re doing is always nice. And have them immersed in the story, being part of it too, not just satellite to it… I love it.
I can not recommend this book enough. I can hardly contain my excitement as I am patiently (NOT) waiting for book three.
Reviewed by Connie
Posted on December 31, 2013, in Connie and tagged a haunting past, A List, Accident, Alphas, BDSM, Compassion, Connie, Contemporary, D/S, DSP, Finding Happiness, Giving Up, Grief, Healing, Hope, Hot Loving, Intense, Kinks, Letting Go Of The Past, Loneliness, Loss, Lost, Love, love triumphs over all, M/M/M, Making a New Life, Making Peace With Your Past, Making Your Own Family, Needs, Pain, Peace, Poly, romance, Second Chances, Series, Sexual Tension, Sexy, Smexy, Sweaty, Sweet Loving, Tender Loving, Understanding. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.