Reviewed by Amber
TITLE: The Salt of Your Tears
AUTHOR: M. Caspian
PUBLISHER: Self Published
LENGTH: 88 pages
RELEASE DATE: February 22nd, 2017
Three works of m/m erotica from M. Caspian
In His Skin: Harrison offers Dylan the world. All he asks in return is Dylan follow a few simple rules.
Asking For It: Cole was looking for one night of casual sex. Garrett’s going to give Cole everything he thought he couldn’t have.
A Song in the Blood: Corran MacKenzie signed up to fight a war that wasn’t his. In the desert he found Sephtis. And his fate.
This short anthology can be summed up with, WTF?!?! This is crazy bizarre to the extreme and while it did unsettle me it also pulled me out of my comfort zone and I appreciated that. This is my first book by this author and I have to say I am glad I picked it up. Regardless of how crazy each story was….this was really well written. I finished it in less than an hour which kind of surprised me. It’s incredibly short but I’ve been known to get hung up on the weird and I didn’t here which proves the point that this author is really talented.
In His Skin:
Harrison and Dylan have a unique D/s relationship. Harrison, the Dominate, dotes on Dylan. The love the two feel for each other is exquisite but you know right away that there is a big mystery, something is just not right. And let me tell you, when the big “secret” was out…I was friggin SHOCKED. Would never, could never predict that.
No matter how kinky, uncomfortable, bizarre this story was…the sweet ending, I totally loved.
Asking For It:
This was my favorite in the trio. I think because it was the least bizarre. Cole wants pain. He wants humiliation and he has never found anyone that can give it to him.
His most recent blind date is a bust but he’s caught the eye of the hot bartender and his night goes from horrible to fantastic rather quickly.
This by no means was an epic love encounter, no matter how incredibly hot it was but I think the potential between Garrett and Cole is there. They seem to fit together perfectly and this is the type of short story that should be a full length novel. I know I would read it.
A Song in the Blood:
HOLY HELL….what in God’s name did I just read!?!? That’s exactly how I felt reading this short story. There are no words to describe what Carron wants from his partners. He wants beyond the extreme and he hasn’t found anyone that can satisfy that.
The first part of this story was confusing. I didn’t really get what was going on at first. Almost like flashback and flash forwards to completely different worlds…but when Sephtis enters the picture things become more clear which you’d think would be a good thing.
The last sex scene….there are no words. Mind F*ck to the extreme….this whole anthology should have extreme trigger warnings because I know these would mess with a lot of people’s minds.