WHEN I'M WITH YOU
Several surprising spins in the storyline make the complete novel of the serialized When I’m With You exciting, but it’s the raw emotion and jaw-dropping sex scenes that really make Kery’s writing remarkable. Each and every character who is introduced has a sparkling personality, and readers will welcome Elise and Lucien with open arms. Each section can be read one at a time, but it’s so much better to grasp the full experience — where one can witness the sexual hunger and thirst the hero and heroine have for each other. Read in succession, some of the stories become repetitive, so readers may want to skip forward to the steamy sex.
Lucien Lenault changed his name and left France so he wouldn’t be associated with the crimes his adoptive father committed. As heir to a hotel chain, he leaves it all behind and opens a restaurant in Chicago. He reunites with Elise Martin, daughter of a French fashion designer, with whom he had a sexual tryst. Now an aspiring chef, Elise is looking for a job and is thrust back into Lucien’s life. Lucien takes a stab at taming Elise and aspires to teach her the meaning of self-control through submission. But they both have secrets and pasts to bury, and their BDSM relationship could make or break each other forever. (BERKLEY, Sep., 390 pp., $16.00)