Part of A Thia Thing Presents
How was he to know that the club where he finds complete and utter acceptance is the home he has to betray?
Sior is at his wits end. Nobody will hire him due to extreme anxiety attacks and he needs a job. When he is offered a position as a junior private investigator, he grabs at the only possibility in front of him. He has to infiltrate QinQ, a gay BDSM club, bring back proof of illegal activities, and he’s guaranteed a job.
It sounds simple enough. Only he’s straight and he has no clue what BDSM is.
Even worse, he finds things about himself at QinQ that he never knew. The more he begins to understand about him, the more he fears what he might find out about the club. And yet he has to find the evidence or lose his job.
With time running out, he makes a decision, a decision that may cost him everything he holds dear.
Reverend Jonathon Neiland gets his wish a decade in the making and finally the Paul D. Regelo Center for LGBT Youth is up and running. He knows things will never be easy, but then he never expects them to be. All he asks is that the Lord be on his side while he takes care of his kids.
Court Brecker has been through his own brand of hell and strives every day to be the best he can be, but he never expects to find a runaway on the streets, nor to take him to Jonathon’s center. Never one to get in too deep with anyone or anything, to his surprise he finds himself enjoying his time both with Aiden and Jonathon. They develop a deep friendship and for the first time in his life, he has someone to rely on who also relies on him.
While Brecker tries to understand the new feelings he’s battling, Jonathon runs into more and more stress, especially when Aiden is removed from the shelter forcefully. He’s never doubted that the Lord has a plan for them and when they are attacked from without and everything seems dark, He opens the door to show them the light.
Austin Reynolds always wanted to be a firefighter but an accident when he was 18 killed that dream. Life as a chef, creating wonderful spicy food, fills that void. His monthly visits to feed the hungry firefighters and paramedics of Station 58 help as well. On one of those visits, he meets someone and is instantly attracted.
FBI agent Conrad “Rad” Strauss is on the hunt for a serial killer who tortures and then burns his victims alive. While he rarely finds time for activities outside of work, the need to fulfill the Dom side of him takes him to a BDSM club where he and Austin find they have more than firefighting in common.
As their attraction heats up, so does the pressure from the killer known as The Artist. For he has his eyes on Austin and unless Conrad can stop him, his lover is about to go up in flames.