Dylan Yates isn’t a bad person but he’s fallen in with the wrong guy. Marcus Tucker is a big, bad and very beautiful biker who runs a huge criminal empire. Dylan hooks up with Marcus for a night of all out hot sex and only too late realizes that Marcus is into young boys, kids in fact. Dylan backs out of their planned evening together after meeting up with one of Marcus’s very young lovers and fearful that Dylan will expose him for what he is, Marcus decides upon a plan to make sure that the handsome Dylan will not expose his dark side.
Marcus kidnaps Jared Yates, Dylan’s nine-year-old brother and threatens to “break him in” if Dylan doesn’t do exactly what Marcus wants. Dylan’s assignment is to kidnap and guard a man named Connor Black until Connor’s very wealthy family can pay to get him back. What Marcus doesn’t suspect, is the attraction that the two men feel for each other, the instant that they meet.
While in Dylan’s custody, Connor is at first afraid and then becomes angry. And who better to take out his rage upon than his kidnapper, Dylan. What surprises Connor is that Dylan, his big tough kidnapper refuses to fight back. Dylan is powerfully attracted to Connor but won’t allow himself to become attached to the man that he fears he will eventually be ordered to kill if he wants to get Jared back safe and sound.
Little by little Connor realizes that Dylan is reluctant in his task to guard him and he begins to trust Dylan. Even more powerful than trust, Connor finally realizes his own deep attraction to the beautiful man. Is it just Stockholm Syndrome or is it something more? As the two men are forced to live together in the cramped surroundings of Marcus’s hideout, the walls between them crack and finally fall. Dylan gives in to his longing and he and Connor become lovers. When Connor finds out the truth of who’s behind the kidnapping and the hold that Marcus has over Dylan, he is determined that they face the menace together.
Marcus has waited long enough. Day after day Connor and Dylan have begged Connor’s father to raise the funds needed. The problem is, Connor’s father is wealthy but his wealth is tied up in real estate that is impossible to liquidate in such a short period of time.
Faced with his worst nightmare and desperately in love with Connor, Dylan must now decide how to handle the situation and keep Connor alive while keeping Jared safe from Marcus’s clutches. Dylan goes to Connor with his dilemma and they decide that they must escape so that Jared isn’t harmed. Trying to get away from a man like Marcus Tucker and his armed guards isn’t an easy thing to do.
Finally, they decide to enlist the help of Dmitri, one of Marcus’s “grown up” kids. Trusting Dmitri is risky but Dmitri has seen enough hell from the inside than one could ever imagine. Dmitri wants nothing more than to kill Marcus for taking away his innocence as a child and leading him into a life of servitude to a dangerous, possessive pedophile.
The men meticulously plan their escape keeping in mind that they must not only get themselves out alive, but little Jared and now their former captor Dmitri as well. Good triumphs over evil, Dmitri and Jared are freed from their bondage and Connor and Dylan begin their life together.
Which comes first, the story, the characters or the setting?
My characters are generally in my head first. Then I have to think up a plot for them. This is primarily because, I like to write series and at least one of my characters is in the story before. The settings come last, after the plot.
Are you in control of your characters or do they control you?
I control them most of the time. Sometimes the little suckers go off on their own however.
How do you come up with the titles to your books?
The title comes to me during or after the story is written. I’ve only had one book titled before it is written and the title is so good, that it beckons me. I can’t write it yet, because it’s book three and book two isn’t quite finished. *stomps foot*
What did you want to be when you grew up?
An artist and in a way, I am, just with words rather than oils.
Are you working on anything at the present you’d like to share with us?
Of course. I am finishing up “A Very Good Year”, the second book in the ‘Westburg Series’ that follows “Captive Lover”. Next comes book three titled “The Cowboy Queen” (Great title right?). Then, I’m going back to work on book four of the ‘Armadillo Series’. That will be a M/M/F ménage and I can’t wait to get to it. It is called “Thom is sex on a stick”.
Do you have any strange handwriting habits, like capitalizing all your “r”s or dotting your “I”s with heart (or anything like that)?
It depends on how fast I’m writing. If I’m writing very fast, I write with a combination of cursive and printing.
You can erase any horrible experience from your past. What will it be?
The loss of my last career in the mortgage business and the financial devastation that followed. That was four years ago and we are still struggling.
When you looked in the mirror this morning, what was the first thing you thought?
I need to wash my hair.
What were you doing at midnight last night?
What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten?
Calepache (lambs head) My husband is Persian and it’s a delicacy. *gags quietly* Can anyone say YUK???
What do you want to know about the future?
That my kids have grown up successfully and that they are happy and healthy.
What's your heritage?
Good question. I am adopted but I can tell you this. I have red hair and freckles and I’m lily white. My eyes are blue and I get miserable sunburns in the summer. lol
What's your favorite pizza?
A homemade version that has mozzarella, black olives, red onion, tomatoes, and capers. The capers make it.
What's one thing scientists should invent?
A cure for addiction. Our family has been through hell with it in various forms and I’ve lost friends to it.
What do you do to relax and recharge your batteries?
I read and when I could afford it, I vacationed a lot with my family.
Have you always wanted to be a writer?
Not really. I stumbled into it from sheer boredom after sending out three hundred resumes and getting one interview. I found that I could do it quite well and that’s proven to be the case with six titles this year.
If you weren't writing, what would you be doing?
Reading or spending time with my little girl Sasha, my baby. I almost lost her last year when she had brain surgery. We celebrate two birthdays for her now. March 25, 1999 and August 18th 2010, the day she was saved by brilliant doctors.
Fill in the blank favorites (two word max!) -
Dessert. Anything chocolate. City. Austin, Texas. Season. Spring. Type of hero. Strong. Masculine. Type of heroine. Smart. Saucy.
What question would you love to answer that I didn't ask?
Who lives with you? My husband, my younger son, my older daughter and her husband, my younger daughter, one dog and two cats.
Tell us about your current title.
My current title is “Captive Lover” and it’s my first paperback. Jeez it’s so cool to hold a book in your hand that you wrote and smell the ink. I think I’m high. I’ve been smelling the ink for two days. Lol. It’s a story about two men caught up in an impossible situation and how they fall in love. Dylan Yates is forced to participate in the kidnapping of Connor Black and hold him for ransom. His little brother is being held by a vicious pedophile who threatens to do his worst to the boy if Dylan doesn’t get money out of Connor’s wealthy father. Thrown together, they are forced to survive their captivity the only way they can, by clinging to each other. It’s an amazing story of love and sacrifice and of course, there’s plenty of hot and steamy sex.
You can find me on FB. My Icon is the golden pic of two dark haired beauties in love. You can also find me at naughtypassions.blogspot.com and patricialogan.author.com. I will answer all emails and always love to hear from my fans. *grins* Are you out there??? Hello…. Hello…. *echoes* Hello…. *echoes*
Thank you for visiting us today Ms Logan - I wish you many sales and I can't wait to get my own copy :)
Available on the 15 August from Rebel Ink Press