Sunday, September 26, 2010

Review: Beyond Eden by Kele Moon

Beyond Eden
by: Kele Moon
$7.99 e-book
Ellora's Cave
Contemporary Erotica / BDSM
Released: September 2010

Eve and Paul were teenage sweethearts in high school, and the decision for Eve to move to New York for college about destroyed them both.  After ten years, Eve leaves her shattered life in New York and moves back home.  The last person she expects to run into is Danny, best friend to both her and Paul while they were younger.  Turns out Danny and Paul live together, and the joyful reunion she expects to have with Paul is brought short when she finds him engaged to someone else.

Heartbroken, she turns to Danny for support.  What used to be a strong friendship turns into a budding relationship, but Danny has a dark secret he's keeping from her.

Danny has had a crush on Eve since they were kids, but what she doesn't know is that Danny's had a crush on Paul, as well.  As Eve surrenders to the forbidden with Danny, can they convince Paul to join them in their erotic desires, or will it cause them to lose him...for good?

The emotional depth and complexity of the characters is amazing.  This story stayed with me long after I finished reading it.  Eve and Paul loved each other in high school.  Eve wanted Paul to come to New York with her, but he refused, and they broke up to go their separate ways, each leaving a piece of their heart behind with the other.  Ten years later, Eve's life fell into shambles, so she comes back to her hometown to live with her parents.  When she meets up with Danny and Paul again, she's thrilled, until she learns she can't have Paul, since he's with someone else.  Her and Danny start dating, since she had a crush on him as well.  She's shocked to learn of Danny's darker pleasures in the bedroom, but willingly submits to the games he plays.  But although Danny loves being with Eve, he also wants to be with Paul.  This story was a whirlwind of emotions, intricately interwoven with the darker side of BDSM play.  Anyone interested in a solid story with great characters and a lot of naughtiness should give this book a try.

Carla gives this book a


  1. Thank you very much!!! Really, I'm so very flattered and honored by this review.

    This made my sunday!


  2. Thank you for writing it. I truly enjoyed reading it, and I hope to see more from you in the future.