Beer and Clay Series by Sean Michael



Sometimes unpredictable is exactly what’s needed, but can Corner Pub owner Damon convince shy Thursday night regular Toby of that?
Damon loves his life—his bar, his employees and his beer. He especially loves Thursdays. That’s when the mysterious little red-head dances into his bar, drinks two honey wheat brews, and flits right back out.Toby’s comfortable. He has a good job, great friends, and he gets paid to do what he loves—sculpt. His life is great, if a little predictable. And if he secretly wears a plug to Corner Pub every Thursday, well…that’s nobody’s business but his.But when Toby meets Damon, his predictable little life flies right out the window. Damon shows him the big, wide world of the Dom/sub lifestyle, plugs and piercings, and teaches him that maybe, unpredictable is exactly what Toby needed all along.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20490992-malting?ac=1
As with any Sean Michael books, they are very sexual, anyone reading them knows that so I’m not going to discuss that part. What I loved was the fact that these two MC’s circled each other for three years before Damon, finally had enough and approached Toby. Toby for the last three years has been coming to Damon’s bar every Thursday and ordering two beers, sitting on the same stool and leaving. Damon had had enough and finally spoke to Toby. After that initial conversation leads to an amazing intense start to a relationship that neither one was expecting but both want. I liked the patients that Damon shows Toby. And Toby’s naiveté towards all things sexual but is willing to try. My only issue was everything felt rushed, considering Toby’s situation, the repeat use of one sex toy (we get it) and then the drama at the end.
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 Toby and Damon’s whirlwind romance continues, but can they find a balance between love and work? Do they even want to?
Toby can scarcely believe that his life has changed so much in less than two weeks, but it has. His predictable little life has gone from routine to sexually adventurous in a matter of days. And to be honest, he wouldn’t have it any other way.Damon’s just as into Toby, more interested in exploring with his new lover than spending all his time at
the bar. Luckily things are running fairly smoothly there with his hand only occasionally needed on the rudder.Their idyllic love affair has a few bumps to withstand, though, in the form of an intruder with a gun. Can Toby and Damon survive what happens next?

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25200843-milling
This is book two of the Beer and Clay series and has to be read in order.

 

I loved this book, the sex, the drama, the building of the relationship. What a great mix. We are still focused on Toby and Damon and the brand new relationship as well as the drama that just happened at the bar. Damon is still trying to get Toby out of his shell and it’s interesting to watch the process. We are also introduced to a couple of new characters that hopefully we’ll get their own books. The chemistry in and out of the bed room for these two is amazing. Some of the best this author has ever written. What I’m enjoying the most is, both want a D/s relationship but because Toby has never been in one Damon is introducing Toby to it slowly. Unlike most D/s books I’ve read we’re the people just jump in regardless.  Can’t wait to read the next installment.