Review: Driftwood Deeds by Laila Blake

Driftwood Deeds by Laila Blake
Series: Breaking in Waves (# 1)
Release Date: December 9, 2013
Publisher: A Hotter State
Pages: 82
Source: book provided by the author for review



When journalist Iris Ellis visits a sleepy seaside town to interview recluse screenwriter Paul Archer, he offers her insights into never acted upon fantasies of dominance and submission. Too curious to deny herself a taste of them, Iris gives herself up to Paul’s gentle guidance, but when she realizes that a taste can never be enough, she must find the courage to ask for what she needs or risk losing it all.


Review:  Driftwood Deeds is the first book in the Breaking in Waves series by Laila Blake. I chose this book because I have not read this author before and after reading the summery, this book looked very interesting.

Iris Ellis is a journalist in town to interview Paul Archer. There is a connection between Iris and Paul that it seemed neither expected. Therefore, it was not unexpected that Paul wanted to explore it if Iris wished. Iris is a shy submissive and its apparent in everything she does.

Paul Archer is a screen writer and rather secluded. He is a Dom and sees that Iris is a submissive and tries to draw it out and have her embrace it. I loved that Paul let Iris make the ultimate decision. The sex scenes were blistering and loved that Paul slowly introduced Iris into a D/s relationship.

I would have liked more background as to why Iris is interviewing Paul. That seemed glossed over and not really addressed. I wonder if in future books in the series this will be made known. The other issue I had was the ending seemed incomplete. The characters were very mysterious and the author does not go into much detail of the characters. The author does a good job of drawing you into the story. I read this book in one sitting. Overall, this was a good book.