T.A. Chase writes a lovely story about two kind but hot cowboys. I think that cowboys are perfect characters for a steamy romance, even when it's a gay romance. Tyler and Ren are deep characters with a well worked out history, they bring therefore some issues into the relation which makes it a good read. But, not unimportant, their attraction and encounters are also pretty steamy. They appear to be a perfect match in bed - although they don't necessarily need it to get satisfied, Ren likes to be in control and Tyler wants to give up control in bed. So there's a little spanking and binding. I rate Bound by Love with 4 stars. And I added two other novels of T.A. Chase to my wishlist: Out of Bounds and High Line. These are book 1 and 2 in the Love of Sports Series, about the gay twinbrothers Kasey and Garrett Johnson.
Back blurb: Two cowboys fall in love. It’s as simple and as complicated as that.
Tyler Newsome is heading home to the Lazy N, tired of the rodeo and tired of always being his charismatic twin’s shadow. It’s time he gets a life of his own—and maybe the man he’s always dreamed of, too.
Ren Alston’s always been attracted to Tyler, but never made a move because of his own mental and emotional baggage. But after years spent taming his demons and gaining control in every aspect of his life, Ren sees the younger man’s return as a sign of good things to come.
But first, they have to deal with Tyler’s twin, past indiscretions and Ren’s brothers. Will these cowboys manage to build a strong foundation of trust and love? Or will their problems be too much for them?
Product Warnings: Explicit manlove. Hot naked cowboys, caramel sauce, spanking, whipping and a new twist on the old fashioned roll in the hay.