Sunday 14 April 2013

Quick Review: Beyond Denial - Kit Rocha (A Beyond Happily Ever After Short Story)

Caution: this story is not meant to stand alone. The Beyond Happily Ever After stories are vignettes and outtakes showing the O'Kanes in their daily lives, in between the adventures and often after their happy endings. These stories were written exclusively for readers and fans of the series, and will probably not make very much sense to anyone not familiar with the characters. The stories are also available for free at

If you know all of that and buy this story anyway...thank you for your support!


This is a "behind the scenes" vignette set during Beyond Control. It features Ace and his friend Jared stealing a moment together on a rooftop for some very illicit stress-relief--a moment observed by a very flustered Rachel. It was originally written in 2012 as a bribe/reward during the DABWAHA contest. While it's been available on all this time, this is the first time it's been available as an ebook!

Download Free:
Length: 3,000 words
Characters: Jared, Ace, Rachel
References: Jared and Ace talk about this moment during Beyond Innocence.
Timeline: Set during the party Dallas and Lex throw to impress the new recruits from Sector Three.

Beyond Series:
Beyond Shame
Beyond Control
Beyond Denial (A Beyond Happily Ever After free short story)
Beyond Pain
Flash (Free short story)
Beyond Temptation (Novella in the Marked Anthology or as a separate ebook)
Beyond Jealousy
Beyond Solitude (Novella in the Alpha's After Dark Anthology or as a separate ebook)
Beyond Addiction
Beyond Possession (Novella)
Beyond Innocence
Closed Doors (A Beyond Happily Ever After free short story)
Blank Canvas (A Beyond Happily Ever After free short story)
Beyond Ruin
Beyond Ecstasy
Beyond Surrender
Creative Incentives (Free short story)
Beyond Doubt (An O'Kane for Life novella)
Cravings (Free short story)
Beyond Forever (An O'Kane for Life novella)
Dessert (Free short story)
Ravished (Free short story)
Efficient (Free short story)
Memorial (Free short story)
Fierce Protector (Free short story)
A Little Bit Bad (Free short story)
Diplomacy (Free short story)

Gideon's Riders Series:
(Spin off series)
Makhai (Free short story)
6th Sense (Free short story)
High Priestess (Free short story)
Girls' Night Out (Free short story)

Visit Kit Rocha's website for more information.

If you're a fan of Kit Rocha's erotic dystopian series you're going to love this short freebie staring Ace and Jared. If you haven't discovered the series yet then you really don't know what you're missing - these books are scorching hot, full of sexy, leather clad, tattoo covered alpha guys who will make you swoon. I think you could probably read Beyond Denial even if you haven't read the earlier books without picking up spoilers but be warned that you won't get much of a look at the detailed world Kit Rocha has created because this is just a very small, sexy snippet. You also won't be as invested in the characters because you won't know their history but I think it will still give you an idea of how hot this series is and let you see the author's writing style.

I've been half in love with Ace ever since he tattooed Noelle in Beyond Shame and although he's only been a side character so far I've always had a strong suspicion that he's going to be my favourite member of the O'Kanes. Beyond Denial has just increased that feeling and I'm now dying to get my hands on his book! Ace is sexy as hell and I have no idea how Rachel has managed to resist him so far, I'll tell you right now if I'd stumbled across this scene with him and Jared there is no way I wouldn't have joined in! This has also increased my curiosity about Jared, we've seen him on the sidelines because Dallas thinks he would be a worthy member of the gang with his ties to the housewives of Eden but this story shows us a deeper side to him and left me wanting to see more. I'm looking forward to Bren's story in Beyond Pain but I'm desperate for more of Ace, Rachel and Cruz in Beyond Jealousy.

Source: Downloaded for free from Kit Rocha's website here.

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