Review: Don’t Come by Jessica Gadziala

Posted December 2, 2019 by Shari in Reviews / 8 Comments

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Review: Don’t Come by Jessica Gadziala
Don't Come

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Genres: BDSM Romance
Published by Indie/Self Published
Released on February 2, 2018
Pages: 223
Format: eBook
Source: Kindle Unlimited
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The Delight

This was an unexpected delight from Kindle Unlimited. The writing wasn’t the usual drivel you get in some. Instead I found a well laid out and thoughtful story that took steps to be true to the genre. Loved it!


Adley made a drunken decision on her thirtieth birthday to sign up for D/s dating site. Her sober side would never admit her desires lean this way, but the drunk side of her didn’t see any problems with this. Making the decision to delete her account, she gets a message. His typed words controlled her in ways she only dreamed of and now she can’t seem to stop. She knows she can’t fall for a man who has made it clear this is only for fun, but every step draws her into a world she craves and into the arms of a man she is starting to love.

Dom is The Dom. He loves showing women what their gift of submission means to him. Giving them pleasure while they give him the submission he craves over their bodies. He knows Adley is new, untrained, but he finds himself craving the need to teach her about the world he lives in. He goes from messages to texts to calling and then meeting her. Keeping her coldly at arms length when her passions overflow and he get caught in them.

The passion and cravings these two share are incredibly pulling, but at the same time Dom’s coldness pushed me away as much as it did Adley. He reveals very little of himself to her and while he makes non-verbal statements with how he dresses her or collars her, she doesn’t know he is doing it.

I do applaud her for standing up to him. She won’t be his cold play thing when she feels so much deeply. She may be a submissive just letting her submission create feelings that aren’t there, but they will not be invalidated by the man who evoked them.

The BDSM is not over the top, but it isn’t a vanilla story either. They each have their kinks and how they meld together makes this one sexy story. I wasn’t expecting to like this as much as I did and now I can’t wait to find more books by this author.

Challenges Met

Review Writing Challenge #69
Try Something New #32

Literary Pickers #53 – BDSM/Kink


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Shari is the Delighted Reader. Married to her Prince Charming and mother to two Princesses and one Prince. When she is not slaving away as Cinderella she loves to get lost in the pages of a good book. Never without a reading device and a few good paperback books, because she never knows when she might get 5 minutes to read!

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Sophia Rose
2 years ago

That is so neat how you found a surprise gem and now have an author to stalk. I do like that she won’t let him turn her into a plaything with his need for distance.

2 years ago

Not sure it’s for me there…

Jenea's Book Obsession

Sounds like a pretty steamy read. And I do like that Adley stands up for herself.

Carole Rae
2 years ago

Good! Glad she stood up to him!