I NEED YOU TOO by Cynthia P. O’Neill
Series: Need #4
Genre: Erotic Contemporary Romance
– SYNOPSIS –
Ethan McDonald had everything he wanted in life until one jerk’s misconceptions caused him to be in an accident – inadvertently taking another’s life and nearly costing him his own. Months later he woke from a coma to find how much things had changed. He found forgiveness from the victim’s family, but could he find absolution from her husband and more importantly – himself.
It took months for him to integrate back into society. His friend, Nate, helped him refocus his life with the need for assistance in catching the culprit behind all the accounting mistakes at work. In turn, he was welcomed into Prescott International, as the new lead in IT. He’d gained favor from the family, especially from a certain lady…
Marjorie (Prescott) Bentley had finally succeeded in divorcing her husband and making her way back to her family and the company business. She’d been into the BDSM scene, but her ex, a wannabe Dom, nearly destroyed her, wanting her only for her wealth. She’d put on a friendly face to everyone, but internally she was trying to overcome the nightmares and struggles to find her way back to her old life, with her need to submit, her need for him…
Ethan and Marjorie saw through each other’s masquerades and found support with one another. But could they both let go of the nightmares of their pasts and move forward together? Could they both learn to heal, surrendering to one another, and their darkest desires?
She needed him, but he needed her Too!
NOTE: This is a Complete Novel. No cliffhanger. Dual POV. Rated 18+ due to adult language and sexual content. This is an adult contemporary erotic romance filled with suspense, light BDSM, Dom/sub play, and touching on some psychological elements. This series centers around the Prescott family, their friends, and businesses. It includes unsavory characters, a horrid ex-husband, and a security team that will go to any lengths to protect this family. These are stand alone books that create the series, but they do not need to be read in order. The story is more enhanced if read in order.
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– EXCERPT –
★ ADULT CONTENT WARNING ★
He leaned to the
side, putting most of his weight on one arm while the other pushed a few
strands of hair away from the side of my face.
“I love you and want to care for you.”
His hand traveled up to touch the inside of my wrist. “These scars were made from him, not me. I’ll never bind you with rope, handcuffs, or
anything that could cause damage to your perfect skin. How someone could do this so callously is
My panic began to
subside, and I felt myself relax.
His eyes were
warm, his hands tender caresses to my skin, as he asked, “Can you trust me?”
I didn’t have to
think long about my answer. “You’re the
first man I’ve been able to trust since my divorce. The only one I’d trust with my soul.”
His eyes sparkled
as he leaned down and kissed me gently, “I trust you with mine as well. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t have let you go
ballistic on my ass with that flogger.”
He quirked a lopsided smile that melted my heart. At that moment, I didn’t know where this
crazy ride we were on was leading, but I knew I wanted it to be with him.
I felt remorseful
about earlier. “I can’t express how
sorry I am about…”
His finger came up
to silence me as he shook his head.
“It’s done. It’s over with. We’ll never make mention of it again. Tonight is all about you. I want your complete surrender to me. I want to keep your arms bound with a silk
scarf and your eyes focused on mine. I
want you to know that I’m the one in charge.
It’s my face you’ll associate with pleasure, pulling every possible
orgasm out of this body that I can, leaving you spent and craving more. What do you say, love?”
love. Yes, Sir.”
His lips crushed
mine as his hands circled underneath my shoulders, pulling me onto him even
harder. He’d finally released my lips,
leaning over me saying, “Eyes on me, darling.
I want you to know how perfect we are together. I’m the one bringing you this pleasure and no
one else. Your mine, Marjorie! Say it, love.”
The love and intensity
in his eyes held me captive. I felt our
souls and body connect on a level I’d never encountered. I couldn’t tell where either of us began or
ended. The sensations building inside of
me were different than before. His
movements were sweet, gentle, yet claiming all at once.
“Your mine now,
Marjorie. Come for me, love. Be one with me, now.” His words were a beacon of light to me,
freeing me from the dark confines of my past, knowing that with him I could
finally open myself up to new things and allow him to guide me. I knew with Ethan, I’d be safe.
I cried as my
muscles locked down on him, sending electrical waves of current throughout my
entire body. His lips sealed over mine,
absorbing my cries of passion while he pumped into me one last time. Feeling
the intensity of his release, I wrapped my legs tightly around his waist not
wanting him to separate from me.
continued to go off behind my eyes, for what seemed like an eternity. Our breath was nearly spent. He finally broke
off our kiss and collapsed into my neck.
“My god, I love you, woman. I’m
addicted to every part of you.”
I felt my body
relax onto the sheets, not caring anymore that my wrists were bound together
and over my head. All I felt was utter
peace and tranquility. I let out a
ragged breath, “I love you too. I’m
completely captivated by your mind, body, and soul.”
I Need You Too (Need Series, #4) by Cynthia P. O’Neill was a huge surprise
to me and I am kind of angry with myself that I did not read the other 3 books that
came before this one.
So while those books are standalones and the author takes great care to introduce
the readers to the most important facts of the previous books, I can only
advise to read the books in the right order for the full experience.
I have read many books on BDSM subjects but I think this is the first time
I came across a complete family that is involved in it that way. And now most
readers would expect this book just to feature around this subject – same like
many other books out there – but Ms. O’Neill will surprise you with having far
more substance to the plot than just that.
Even if I have to admit that I was confused in the first chapters because I
was missing a lot of information that came from the other books – I found real
pleasure in the actual plotline of this book.
The characters are deep and really likeable which makes it easy to connect
to them. And you can be sure that I will pick up the former books if I find the
time – and I absolutely will read the next one in this series.
– ABOUT THE AUTHOR –
Cynthia P. O’Neill grew up in small town in South Florida and moved to Central Florida to attend college. There, she married her friend, love, and soul mate and still resides with their amazing son, and a feisty, four-legged little boy.
In her books, Cynthia draws on her background in healthcare and business, along with her husband’s engineering knowledge.
She currently writes on all levels of Romance. The Remembrance Series encompasses New Adult with a touch of Paranormal activity and a hint of Historical romance. A Learning Series is for those who like a little more steam with their books, falling into the categories of Contemporary – Erotica, with a hint of suspense.
Her latest series, Need, will have several books, each focusing on one couple per book. The main couple will then become supporting characters, while some of the background characters step forward to find their own happily ever after. It will be will be a Contemporary – Erotic romance with a high level of suspense added.
She tries to make her writing very personal and close to her heart. Regular life is the inspiration for her books, but her imagination takes them to new heights, opening up possibilities that would normally not exist.