Club Shadowlands (Masters of the Shadowlands, #1) by Cherise Sinclair

Club Shadowlands (Masters of the Shadowlands, #1)

Her car disabled during a tropical storm, Jessica Randall discovers the isolated house where she's sheltering is a private bondage club. At first shocked, she soon becomes aroused watching the interactions between the Doms and their subs. But she's a professional woman--an accountant--and surely isn't a she?Master Z hasn't been so attracted to a woman in years. But the little sub who has wandered into his club intrigues him. She's...

Details Club Shadowlands (Masters of the Shadowlands, #1)

TitleClub Shadowlands (Masters of the Shadowlands, #1)
Release DateJan 14th, 2013
GenreErotica, Bdsm, Adult Fiction, Romance, Erotic Romance, Contemporary

Reviews Club Shadowlands (Masters of the Shadowlands, #1)

  • Blacky *Romance Addict*
    Well, since this book is pretty short, the review will be pretty short too...Here are just some basic things you need to know, and some of my reactions to them...Master Z is a mind reader :DYup, he can tell what emotions you are feeling, sometimes even your thoughts! He is the pefect master and knows what every sub needs and wants. And I was just about to say: Where can I get some of that?, but then thought... Ummm, I really DON'T want a guy who'...
  • nd ♥ kitten ♥
    Every once in a while a book comes along that grabs at your the literary brain cells. That you read and immediately want to read again, that while you're reading it, you can't put it down, you don't want it to end, you want to shout to everyone you know that they MUST, MUST read this book! You think about where the story is going to go next when you aren't sitting down holding it in your hands... well this is one of those books for me... one of t...
  • Steelwhisper
    ...give me a day to recuperate...After a few days to recuperate, and thanks to Loederkoningin some absolutely wonderful pansexual BDSM to read, I get back to this here.Where to start? A vanilla woman drives her car into a ditch in the middle of the night in a thunderstorm, and enters a BDSM club to get help. This reads a bit like the great opening scenes of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show", with a Jessica instead of a Janet and Brad, and a Sir Z i...
  • Shurrn
    This was a fun introduction to the Masters of the Shadowlands series...If you follow my updates, you might have seen my surprise when I discovered that I had already read this book... I figured this out within the first few sentences and was more than a little surprised... Not that I had read a book that was published four years ago, but that I could barely remember anything about it...Here is what I could remember:After a car crash, a young woma...
  • Penny
    Actual rating 2.5 stars.Although I didn’t give this book many stars I would not want to discourage anyone from this series. This might be the softest of all the installments, the stories do get better after this first one, and they are definitely worth reading. The plots in this series are maybe somewhat standard, and the writing isn’t fantastic, although still good. However, the content, the BDSM relationships are wonderful and powerful. Thi...
  • Navessa
    3.5 StarsYour expectations going into this book will make or break it for you. Seriously. If you expect beautiful literature or in depth character development or rational human behavior you’re going to be pissed. You’re going to scream things like this: “Haven’t you ever seen a scary movie? Do NOT go in there!” But if you go into this book expecting a fully formed BDSM fantasy you may end up screaming things more along these lines: “Y...
  • destini mia
    This was like being Alice in a very twisted Wonderland... Holy hells was that steamy!If your looking for a short, hot and entertaining read, look no further. Club Shadowlands pulled me in and kept me in a heat-filled daze. The writing was easy, the characters were interesting and this book was a perfect way to take a break from my depressing and masochistic reading. Rough night, Kitten? *sigh* I can never resist a man who calls his girl Kitten...
  • warhawke
    Genre: Erotica Type: Standalone Book 1 from Masters of the ShadowlandsPOV: First Person - FemaleRating: On a cold rainy night, Jessica Randall, a plain Jane accountant, ran out of luck when her car ended up stuck in a ditch. She walked the isolated road until she came across a mansion to ask for help. Never would have she realize what's behind the door was a whole another world that Master Z was more than willing to open her eyes to.I had this bo...
  • * Meli Mel *
    ♥♥♥ 3.25 STARS ♥♥♥This was quite the short read, but it was full of steam. It was a pretty good start to the series, but it wasn't without any flaws.The story starts off with the Jessica leaving a horrible date, and her car stranding her on a street in the pouring rain alone. She goes in search for some help when she comes across Club Shadowlands. She has no idea the nature of this club or that that night is BDSM night. This is where ...
  • Kat Fletcher
    Sort of the standard BDSM thing of an accidental introduction to the lifestyle. Girl is driving in storm, girl's car breaks down, she goes to castle to use the phone, but castles don't have phones a******, so she has to stay the night. Everyone does the time warp and she's introduced to the world of kink. I have read this book before. I love reading this book. Except it doesn't turn out to be that book. Before she's done much more than look, she ...
  • Sophia Triad
    “You may call me Sir.”Like the marines or something? “Uh, right. Exactly what kind of club is this?” I remember years ago, when I was curious about BDSM books, I have started reading this book. It is highly recommended by the experts and this series is like the epitome of BDSM romance.Anyway, I think I read about 10 pages before I fell asleep. The next night, I had a similar experience. I read about 10 pages more before I fell asleep.This...
  • Dina
    This read was boring to me, as I didn't connect with Master Z (Zachary) and Jessica. Master Z was a caring, sensitive and protective Dom, Jessica was a nice and courageous (even if a bit TSTL) sub, but I didn't feel any chemistry between them. Everything was too rushed and their sexual encounters left me cold, which is saying a lot considering that BDSM usually ruffles my feathers - sometimes in a bad way, sometimes in a good way. This time, I co...
  • Vishous
    1.5● things I liked in this book: .................● things I didn't like in this book: ○ every single sentence on every single page; ○ heroine that is TSTL; ○ hero that feels other people's emotions and is a mind reader and obviously the smartest living creature on planet Earth; ○ did I mention extremely annoying heroine?! ○ did I mention a hero with super powers in his loins?!
  • Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
    Posted on Under the CoversWhenever I ask for BDSM recommendations, I am told the same two words all the time: Cherise Sinclair. Curiosity got the best of me and I read an excerpt of this book online. I was instantly hooked and delved right into Club Shadowlands. This is a novella so I was quite impressed by the story that bloomed between Master Z and Jessica. When Jessica finds herself stuck in her car in the middle of the storm, she seeks shelt...
  • Kathy Kugelman
    An ugly storm, her car ruined.Jessica is left to walk to find the nearestShelter. It happens to be Club Shadowlands.A private BDSM Club.Owned and run by Master Z.Jessica is introduced into the world ofBDSM, the good and the bad.Master Z takes her as his Sub.One night wasn’t enough.She comes back again.She is discovering a side to herSexuality that she didn’t know existed.Master Z and Jessica become more than Dom and Sub.A relationship develop...
  •  ~V~
    **3 1/2 stars** at first, i have to admit, i was a little bit nervous to read this since BDSM is most definitely NOT my "thing" but after seeing all of my GR friends' ratings and reviews my interest was piqued and felt that i had to at least give the 1st one a shot. In the beginning i was STILL having doubts simply because Jessica was stupid, plain and simple!...she enters a house with two strange men...signs a contract even though s...
  • Syndi
    This book is a novella. Short but still pack with all that heat. Miss Sinclair done an excellent job to build the climax using her descriptive words. Especially the experience inside the Club Shadowlands. To anyone who is familiar with Miss Sinclair works, will be very delightful reading. Steamy of course. To others, please be warned this book has many triggers. 4 stars
  • Jen
    Another book of Cherise's that I couldn't put down!!! So far all her books that I have read I really enjoy and can't put them down!! Once again the "steam factor" is off the charts!The book starts off with Jessica arriving at Club Shadowlands on a dark and stormy night!! Her car is off the road and she is cold so she ends up there. Master Z (Zachary) is a dom who finds Jessica interesting..She ends up learning about being a sub and sees for the f...
  • Mason Sabre
    So this is the second book with a BDSM theme that I have read. This one was recommended to me by my own readers. I must say I enjoyed it and pretty much read it in one day. Save for a family disaster, I would have finished it in one day too. I liked the authors writing style. It was quick and easy to read. Just hitting that balance of right on everything. I liked the two main characters, Jessica and Master Z. I love the bond that grew between the...
  • Kristen
    Club Shadowlands is NOT one of my favorite Cherise Sinclair books, that's for sure. I did like Master Z's character but I never fully warmed up to Jessica's character. I also had a hard time believing Jessica to be a submissive. The heroine remained to obstinate and dubious throughout this book for me to buy into her submissive nature. Not to mention, for someone described as level-head and critical thinking, she sure did some really stupid thing...
  • Debra Johnson
    Club Shadowlands by Cherise SinclairGenres; Adult, Erotica, Romance4.5 StarsLoved it. Well written. Great flow. Beautiful MC's that are intriguing and keep you interested in the story.I can't believe it has taken me this long to 'Rediscover' this author.BDSM the way it should be represented.Loved the idea of how Jessica 'came upon' the club and meets Master Z.A fun and delightful BDSM romance. I highly recommend this one to readers of erotica.Mor...
  • Sandra
    *Note: Review unedited*.This story is fucked up, my friends. Like, fucked up along the lines of Fifty Shades of Grey. I brought this book cause it was a freebie. I didn't even read the synopsis. The cover looked hot though so i picked it up, haha. That was a few months ago, so i decided to actually read it and give it a go. It was a really short read i read in a day. It's about BDSM, and this girl who stumbles upon the club that is all about BDSM...
  • Rin W. Vitale
    3.5 Stars! "I do. And I think it's time you gave me your number.""What would you do with my number?""Call you and ask you out to dinner. Talk to you somewhere besides in bed, much as I enjoy having you here.""Do I call you Sir at a restaurant?""No, kitten." ..."I'm Zachary until we reach the club...or the bedroom." Been a while since I read some BDSM genre! Wasn't so bad! This one was enjoyable read. And, OH MAN, the sex was..
  • Rebecca
    I should point out I am reviewing the series, not this particular book. But it would essentially be the same for all books anyway.I read these when I don't want to think, when I'm bored and just wanting light entertainment. They are basically the same thing. Everybody is awesome, what are the chances! Single Sexy Girl stumbles into BDSM club, Perfect Dom of her dreams sees girl and has to have her, turns out it what she needed all her life! Every...
  • Shannon (Giraffe Days)
    Jessica Randall is an accountant with several disappointing and unsatisfying relationships in her past. Returning home from a trip to Tampa for a date with a man she'll never see again, her car hits an armadillo in the rain and goes into the ditch. Alone on the dark country road, the only signs of life is a house she passed further down the road. It's a mansion with a formidable giant of a man at the door, who seems reluctant to assist when she a...
  • Duchess Nicole
    All right, I'll begin by saying that while I'm fairly new to the BDSM scene, I thought that I had a fairly good idea as to what to expect. I've never felt uncomfortable with anything that I've read thus far in the erotica/BDSM genre. Seems to me that most of the authors that I've read have been very careful to give the sense of a very distinct line between consent and non-consent. Hence safe words and constant reassurance. I definitely did not ge...
  • Penelope ✘ that awkward girl that doesn't go here ✘
    FOUR STARS!If you've ever had to walk a mile in the rain and cold after losing your car in a ditch, then you probably are having the worst day ever, and I'm going to guess that your name is Jessica. Club Shadowlands opens up with our heroine, Jessica Randall, a no-nonsense accountant currently down on her luck and searching for some road-side assistance. She stumbles across a private club where she meets the swoon-worthy Master Z, who leads her o...
  • La-Lionne
    That's the story the notorious Master Z gets? I'm disappointed. Nothing new, nothing special. Rushed, no decent beginning, no buildup, straight to the sex. Heroine was very annoying. A lot of " I uhm.. But I... What are you... No, I'm uh...".In this story, it felt like I have been in that club a thousand times. Same surroundings, same people, nothing exiting.I know that Sinclair could have done better than this. Mediocre at best.
  • Melanie
    This book was dramatically better than I was expecting. I was so pleasantly surprised. Cherise Sinclair completely won me over. I have never read a book about BDSM that was so careful to protect its readers from real life BDSM gone wrong.