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This Review originally appeared at http://commonbooksense.blogspot.com/2016/04/BookReviewTheRoomBrianCCopper.html and is reprinted from there….
Let me start this review by saying that I stepped completely out of my comfort zone for this one, but I read it with an open mind. Before I touch on the content I want to note that Brian C. Copper’s writing style is one that reminds me why I am so obsessed with reading. Everything flowed beautifully and was easy to follow. As the blurb states, this book follows the story of Max and David, but throughout additional characters are introduced, so that the readers can get a better understanding of David’s life….and the “room”. David is a unique individual. I felt like the confidence he had in his sexuality, and his keen ability to experiment with boundaries made him the perfect main character.
Now, on to the content….
I’m not really sure how to articulate my take of The Room. I guess that the only thing that I need to say is that although, for me, some of the content came across as cringe-worthy and brutal I found myself needing to know what would happen next. Explicit homosexual encounters may not get me all hot and bothered, but I can confidently say that for those who prefer that type of thing this book will not disappoint.
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This Review originally appeared at https://lizellyn.com/2016/05/06/brian-c-copper-the-room/ and is reprinted from there….
This isn’t a typical gay romance story. It’s gritty in both an emotional and sexual sense.
There are varying levels of BDSM scattered throughout the book. The author is extremely descriptive. I may be female (so I can’t truly understand) but one part in particular had me screaming in my head, “That’s got to hurt!”
David doesn’t just serve as a Dom that stages scenes and dishes out pain and pleasure. He’s also serves as a “spiritual guider” in the sense that he helps these men open themselves up to accepting their own desires.
The style of this book reminded me of the movie Valentine’s Day where a lot of tangential characters weave themselves together. It is not until the very end that all the connections are made. Well done!
Lastly, the aspect that I liked the most was the author’s cheeky way with words that is speckled throughout the book.
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This Review originally appeared at https://www.amazon.com/Room-Brian-C-Copper-ebook/ and is reprinted from there….
5.0 out of 5 stars An entertaining set of interconnected stories.
By Rpintexas on April 29, 2016
A very entertaining set of interconncted stories as told by the main character. A great introduction to the BDSM community for a novice such as myself. Copper does a terifific job of bringing the stories to life. Highly recommended. I anxiously await his next book.
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This Review originally appeared at http://cancersuckscouk.ipage.com/bookreview-the-room-by-brian-c-copper-bloggersblast/ and is reprinted from there….
I was approached by the author to read/review this book for my blog. I will say up front based on the subject matter it is not going to be to everyone’s taste and there are some extremely graphic BDSM scenes throughout, but this is a story based on male erotica so with that in mind go ahead and you will find an extremely fascinating book which kept me hooked until the end.
David the main character is at first glimpse someone I didn’t particularly like, he is so comfortable in his own mind/body and is an excellent Dom. Maybe from a female perspective I found him ‘cruel’ in his approach but as the events move on I actually grew to like him and respected the way he dealt with each of his clients. Each has their own fantasy, need and David tends to withdraw feelings from them that they weren’t aware of, while fulfilling their own personal growth.
The main focus is on him and Max, the patrol-man who happens to get caught in a blizzard and winds up ‘captive’ at David’s house. This is when we are introduced to the ‘room’. Some of the actions in there could be described as brutal to the uninitiated but these are two consenting adults and the writing is exceptional in keeping the reader glued while cringing at the same time. If this were a movie my hands would be well placed in front of my eyes! I went through so many emotions based on Max’s experiences and finished the book feeling a lot more enlightened!
The author also cleverly introduces other characters who all have connections to David and the room and it all adds up nicely at the end. I really struggle to say I enjoyed it because that feels rather trite with the subject matter but as a work of fiction the skill of the author and the ability to keep me eager to continue it was excellent. It’s rare to find a book that you really can’t put down but this is one of them.
Many thanks to Brian, this is my honest opinion and I can’t wait to read some more of his work. 5 Stars
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This Review originally appeared at http://cancersuckscouk.ipage.com/bookreview-origins-by-brian-c-copper-bookboost/ and is reprinted from there….
After reading The Room a few months ago and being stunned by it I was more than agreeable to read this one when the author approached me again.
Once more we follow David and his ventures into BDSM .. if this is not your desired subject then I strongly advise you not to read this book. However if like me you like a work of fiction and some escapism into a different world then this provides entertainment and some thought provoking moments.
There is certainly more involvement with David’s childhood this time, we get a glimpse at what his parents were like and subsequent living arrangements. How he first explores his sexuality and the ‘coming of age’ incident which is a culmination of a deeper love and affection.
Some characters from the previous book reappear and to gain a fuller understanding I recommend reading that one first.
Whereas some of the role play previously left me wincing this story didn’t have quite the same impact, although there are certainly times where Rex is concerned that to the uninitiated it could appear cruel/barbaric. Possibly the shock factor last time has desensitised me a little. I was certainly curious enough to read these further adventures.
While David is a strong owner to his ‘pups’ and believes in total discipline I also think there is an underlying sensitive side that we will possibly explore in future. At the moment he is still a relatively young man .. I hope Brian delves further into his psyche and produces more revelations in his next books.
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This Review originally appeared at https://lizellyn.com/2017/02/02/brian-c-copper-origins/ and is reprinted from there….
This is a rare book that is written from a male Dom’s perspective by a male. It is a continuous flow of originality. Unlike most romance books that portray men’s emotions in exaggerated ways, David comes across much more real.
David is an interesting character. He is confident from a young age. Seems to have endless patience, in total control, and has excellent intuition when it comes to people and what they need. He is the type of character that you want to know more about and what makes the book a good read.
While I really liked the interweaving story arcs made it a little difficult to fully enjoy the story.
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This Review originally appeared at http://beauty-in-ruins.blogspot.com/2017/04/wtf-friday-room-by-brian-c-copper.html and is reprinted from there….
I appreciate it when a story surprises me, playing against all expectations, and keeping me on my toes. When Brian C. Copper sent me a copy of The Room for review, I thought I knew what I was in for, but those expectations barely scratched the surface.
This has an odd sort of feel to it, more like a quirky cult drama than a bondage-themed erotic novel. David is a mysterious gentleman, unfailingly polite, friendly, and charitable . . . yet someone you most certainly do not want to cross. He is also powerful, confident, and self-assured. I’m not sure if Copper was deliberately trying to play against some of the darker stereotypes of mainstream fiction, but if this was a prime time drama, you’d almost expect him to be revealed as a serial killer. He’s not – don’t worry, this is not that kind of story – but there’s a heavy atmosphere of mystery and secrecy that’s often unsettling.
The structure of the novel was a bit jarring a first, but once you settle in and understand how it’s being told, it flows quite nicely. The primary plot thread involves the slow seduction and mastery of Max, a policeman stranded by the snowstorm, but there other men (and other relationships) woven into the story as we go along. These side-sessions, so to speak, do as much to build upon the mystery as they do to reveal anything about David. It soon becomes apparent that he is a man with a wide influence, and one who is just as adept at casually dominating in public as erotically dominating in the well-equipped basement dungeon.
This is what I would call erotica for the mind, a story that plays with thoughts and emotions, but which is half over before there’s any actual sex. There is a lot of sensuality before that point, all wrapped up in a heavy power-exchange, but it’s not the kind of whips-and-chains domination you might expect. Again, a lot of what David does it all in the head, testing his subjects’ senses to see what they are willing to endure in his name. For instance, there is a prolonged scene that involves nothing more than extremes of temperature, but it is powerfully done. The Room itself is far more than just a dungeon playroom, it is also something akin to an interrogation room or a cell, albeit one where cruelty and compassion are intimately intertwined. Again, it plays against expectations, making you question your assumptions about these encounters, but its influence creates some genuine romance and long-lasting friendships.
Make no mistake, this is an erotic novel involving heavy-duty scenes of bondage-and-domination between men. However, it is so well-written, so well-plotted, and so carefully narrated, that you don’t need to be aroused by it to appreciate it. As a story, a character study, and a drama, The Room is surprisingly engaging.
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