Publisher: Silver Publishing
Genre: Erotic Romance
Heat Rating: 3
Jabez Winton has been dead since 1920 but he can't go into the light until he settles a few things with his descendants first. In order to be heard, he needs energy and when Rowena and her boyfriend, Nate, enter the old warehouse on an errand, Jabez sees his chance.
The couple are searching for Jabez Winton's inventory but Nate can't keep his hands off Rowena. After having sex on the table and against the shelves, the energy produced is enough to allow Jabez to speak to the pair. He's able to tell the where the inventory list can be found, yet that doesn't allow him to move into the light. When Nate comes up with the idea for a ghostly ménage, Rowena is the one who will decide Jabez's fate.
The story started out promising, with Rowena stuck in a record’s library, searching for a file for her boss. The late Jabez Winton kept careful records and they’re needed to prove that people are stealing from his estate.
Her boyfriend, Nate, shows up to help look for the file, but has only one thing on his mind. The story goes downhill from here for me. Personally, I like the hero and heroine to transmit at least some emotional connection before the sex begins. I didn’t feel that in Rowena’s Ghostly Menage.
The ménage aspect was only introduced near the very end, and was uncomfortable at best. The sex scenes themselves felt too mechanical and didn’t evoke the passion necessary in a solely erotic read. Though the characters admitted their feelings to each other freely, the dialogue did not feel natural.
For someone looking for a quick, erotic read, that’s not concerned with characterization or plot, then you may enjoy this short story more than I did.
1 1/2 Tea Cups!