For One Night Only is published by Anne Brooke Books. Jake Morrison's position as Dom has been deeply shaken by his unwitting role in the recent death of his sub. When he's allowed back into Langley's Pleasure House after a six-month ban, he longs to make amends in any way possible.
Club-owner Langley's surprising request for an unexpected encounter, however, tests Jake's sense of purpose to the core. He's willing to learn, but the lesson might not be one he expects…
"... much of Anne Brooke's focus here was on the fascinating psychology of her characters. This short story is a carefully crafted piece of work, almost an analysis of the clearly complex concept of power in BDSM. There is a judicial balance between the two sexual encounters described that reinforces the lesson of this BDSM morality tale ... this was a compelling piece of writing ..." [Read the rest of this 4.5 star review at Reviews by Jessewave]
"This is one of those books that sticks with the reader even after they have finished the book and has you wondering what more will happen between Jake and Langley in the future. The author did a wonderful job of pulling me into the story and keeping me entertained all the way to the end. I hope that we get to visit Langley's Pleasure House again." [Read the rest of this 4 star review at The Romance Studio]
“This story is not really a romance and yet it's also more than just erotica. It's a story of redemption and forgiveness for the main hero Jake ... whilst I love Anne Brooke's writing and certainly enjoyed the intensity of the short story, I wanted more. However, if you like BDSM stories and aren't too bothered about a lack of romance you should check this story out." [Read the rest of this review at Brief Encounter Reviews]
"This is a story about persona growth as much as power play … If you like pondering the nature of D/s relationships, are interested to see the impact emotions can have on something many would call purely physical encounters, and if you enjoy well-written stories, don't miss this one!" [Read the rest of this review at QMO Books]
"Ms Brooke does a wonderful job in the telling of this almost heartbreaking tale ... I loved this short and can only say that Ms Brooke has once again brought to us a wonderful story with a strong couple I hope to see more of." [Read the rest of this review at Top 2 Bottom Reviews]