Nia Farrell is an author I’ve been meaning to read, ever since I saw and fell in love with the cover for her book, Replay Book 5, Night Music. However, it just didn’t make sense to start a series in the middle, so I got to savor the story of Viking Raid.
Replay is a BDSM resort, located near the ocean, that allows it’s guests to fulfill their BDSM fantasies in a historical setting. It goes all out with it’s music, settings, and actors to meet the demands of its guests. Replay book 1, though, is less about the guests and more about several of its staff.
Breanna and Rowena are twin sisters with the gift of music, employed at Replay with the task of filling scenes with period music. While Rowena has always been more of the wild child, Breanna is tame and faithful to practical tasks, to the point of remaining a virgin into her twenties despite her sister’s attempts to help her discover the pleasures of the flesh. In an effort to keep an eye on her sister, Breanna agrees to take part in a scene to celebrate their twenty-second birthday, with the condition that Gunnar be the one to take her maidenhood.
Nia weaves a story of romance complete with oodles of period details and sizzling sex scenes. Gunnar and Breanna delight the reader with the establishment of a tender, caring, D/s relationship demonstrating how well a couple can successfully weave together the natures of their desires.
Replay Book 1 is a must read for any fan of the romance BDSM subgenre and I heartily recommend it. It’s available at Amazon for purchase, Kindle Unlimited, and in paperback.