Rendezous by K. D. Robichaux
The agreement is for one year of companionship. Once the year is complete, the Infidelity employee and the client to which they’ve been tethered must mutually agree to the relationship in order for it to continue.
When Quincy Herald chooses not to renew her agreement with billionaire hotelier Jean LaRue, he doesn’t take the news well, deciding to force her to stay against her will. That’s when Brian Glover, mercenary and co-owner of a high-end BDSM club in North Carolina, is called in for his services.
With the help of his computer genius coworker, and the distraction of his gorgeous secret lover, the pressure is on for Brian to rescue Quincy before it’s too late.
This novella is part of Aleatha Romig’s Fidelity Kindle World, and also part of my Club Alias Series, but it can be read as a standalone.
This is definitely not your normal romance novel. There isn’t really a HEA, but there is a satisfactory conclusion to the story. There is really 2 focuses of the story, the “rendezvous” between the main characters, Clarice and Brian, and the mystery to be solved. The main characters come from KD Robichaux’s Alias series, and the mystery comes more from Aleatha Romig’s Fidelity Kindle World. As advertised in the blurb, this isn’t really an entire story, but more a part of a bigger story. It is an excellent intro to both series, and definitely pulled me in. I’ve read KD Robichaux’s Alias series, and this definitely fits right in with the other books. I’m not familiar with the Fidelity world, and its not necessary to read them to enjoy this novella. However, I’m intrigued enough that I’m going to have to look up Aleatha Romig’s series, and I guess that really says it all.
Clarice and Brian are a couple that really aren’t a couple. They are friends, but more. Robichaux definitely left me wanting more, but I’m don’t really feel like its left unfinished, or that its a cliff hanger. I feel like she accomplished what was meant to be done in this novella, but hinted at more to come. She has said that there will be a series of novellas with Clarice and Brian, spanning several different Kindle worlds, and ending with their own novel and HEA. To me, this is something I’ve not seen done before, and I’m really looking forward to it! If you are a fan of Robichaux, you definitely don’t want to miss this one. If you haven’t read any of her stories, then you should totally catch up! All of her books are worth the read.