|Author: Ann Ruby|
Devlin is tormented by the memory of a time when he descended into darkness, taking an innocent woman with him and barely making it out alive. His work as a sex therapist is the only thing that keeps him going. Where he cannot help the one from his past, he can at least help others like her. His best friend, Mac, thinks that someday one of his cases will be a breakthrough for him, allowing him to forgive himself and move on with his life. Devlin doesn’t agree.
Melissa is facing her own demons. As a teenager, she was kidnapped and held captive for months, losing her virginity and tangling her sexuality into her captor’s desires. She hasn’t had a romantic relationship since. She struggles with her feelings for her captor and her fear of intimacy of any sort.
When Devlin takes Melissa on as a client, everything they thought they knew about themselves and their past is challenged. Devlin may be able to help her – and himself – but only if she can overcome her fears and trust him with the truth. (M/F)Genres: Contemporary, Heterosexual, Romance
Collections: Desk Job, Empassioned, Mind Over Body, Taken
Editor(s): Rylan Hunter, Elizabeth Anne Tanner
Production Editor(s): Erika L Firanc
Cover Designer(s): D.M. Atkins
Cover Art Credit(s): Photos by Chepko at Dreamstime. Additional design work by Siolnatine.
Proofreader(s): Jae Knight
Word Count: 64,000
Publication Date: (Day-Month-Year) 11-05-2012
Serialization Date: (Day-Month-Year) 20-06-2018
News & Reviews:
- Covert Passion – Excerpt
- Chapter 1: The Counselor
- Chapter 2: Going Undercover
- Chapter 3: Arrival
- Chapter 4: The Client
- Chapter 5: Descent Into Darkness
- Chapter 6: Wounds That Scar
- Chapter 7: Fear of Life
- Chapter 8: Looking for the Light
- Chapter 9: Possession