Forgive Us, the first novel in The Society of Masters shared world project, is being released, and it’s so exciting to get to finally share with readers the world I’ve been living in for a while now. I’m so honored that Jack L. Pyke has trusted me to borrow her men from Don’t to help tell my story. It’s been quite a challenge to get to know Gray, Jack and Jan well enough to write not only about them, but to see things from their point of view. I loved them first as a fan, then was given the remarkable chance to know them as completely – mind, body and soul – as an author must. They’ve become inextricably intertwined into the lives of Trace, Gabe, and everyone from Deliver Us. But the best part is, their stories have really only just begun, since Ms. Pyke will get to borrow a few of my boys in Breakdown and Backlash (previously titled Gray Matters).
Forgive Us isn’t the only thing I’ve been working on, though. Pleasures of Paradise reveals what really happened on Gabriel and Darrek’s two year anniversary trip to a tropical BDSM resort (mentioned briefly in From Temptation). Living as Master and slave nearly every waking moment for months, without work or life to get in the way, allowed them to discover even more previously unexplored fetishes and new ways to love each other. I had such fun working on this story, letting the boys play instead of worry for a while. They certainly deserved the break!
Divine Surrender, which is released May 13, is one of my favorite things I’ve written. Most of the story, about how Ben and Kyle first met, is told from Ben’s point of view. It’s the longest I’ve had to “be Ben” and it was a hell of a lot of fun. He has quite a unique way of seeing things and he’s hardly ever not having a good time.
Antidote, Jack L. Pyke’s sequel to Don’t is released May 13 as well. It takes the new triad of Jack, Jan, and Gray on a dark and dangerous, unforgettable adventure. Few books have had the impact on me that Antidote has. It pulled at my heartstrings and made me love these three men more than I ever thought possible. I wish I could tease a few of the truly exciting things Ms. Pyke and I have planned for the future of this world and these men, but instead I’ll just say that I’ve never been more proud and thrilled to be a writer. Many thanks to Jack and everyone at FFP for making The Society of Masters happen.
The Society of Masters Timeline (or the order in which things happen)
- Expected Lies by Lynn Kelling (short)
- Divine Surrender by Lynn Kelling (short)
- Never Happened by Lynn Kelling (short)
- Deliver Us by Lynn Kelling (novel)
- Don’t… by Jack L. Pyke (novel)
- Pleasures of Paradise by Lynn Kelling (short)
- From Temptation (Deliver Us 2) by Lynn Kelling (novel)
- Forgive Us (Deliver Us 3) by Lynn Kelling (novel)
- Antidote (Don’t 2) by Jack L. Pyke (novel)
- Breakdown (Don’t 3) by Jack L. Pyke (novel)
- Backlash (Don’t 4) by Jack L. Pyke (novel)