Review: Lock and Load by Desiree Holt

Lock and Load by Desiree Holt
Series:  Attack Force (# 2)
Release Date:  December 6, 2013
Publisher:  Totally Bound Publishing
Pages:  81
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

Two people who want a relationship built on trust yet neither believe in it…until he shows her how to accept his domination and she learns the true meaning of submission.

Beau Williams, the perfect sniper, has achieved success by closing himself down emotionally. He desperately wants to find a permanent sub who enjoys spanking and caning as much as he enjoys administering them, but he doesn’t know if he can open himself up to another person ever again.

Megan Welles is still struggling with her need to be a submissive. She wants a man who will give her that without destroying the strength she needs for her job as sports reporter. And she’s tired of hooking up in bondage clubs but never connecting emotionally with anyone.

When she meets Beau and takes him home for the night, something clicks between them, but how will they deal with the struggle to open up their emotions to each other?


Review: Lock and Load is the second book in the Attack Force series by Desiree Holt.  While this book is part of a series, it can be read as a standalone novel without any difficulties.  I chose this book because who does not enjoy hot military men falling in love.

Beau Williams is a hot and sexy sniper who is emotionally closed off.  He knows what he wants, a sub, one that enjoys spanking and caning.  Beau’s biggest issue is he does not want to open himself to anyone.  Megan Welles is a submissive who is struggling to acknowledge the need inside her.  She has a rough job that requires her to be strong and assertive.  She needs someone to help balance her needs with her wants.

The chemistry between Beau and Megan is scorching.  The sex scenes are smoking hot.  I admire the strength that Megan has to submit to Beau and acknowledge what she needs.  Beau struggles to open up to Megan and that makes them the perfect couple because each has issues and is understanding of the others needs.

I found this book well written with interesting and realistic characters.  At 81 pages, this book is well formed with a clearly defined beginning, middle, and end and does not have the short story feel that many books have.   This book is perfect the way it is.  Overall, this is a fabulous story.


Melissa sig