Title: Copping an Attitude (Sin City Uniforms #2)
Author Name: Morticia Knight
Publication Date & Length: January 9, 2015 – 144pgs
Vegas is filled with human cast-offs, yet officer Parker McLean sees something special in hustler Slade Wolfgang. Unfortunately, so does Slade’s pimp who wants to sell him overseas in the sex trade.
Hustler Slade Wolfgang has little choice over his fate. At the age of twenty, he’s had to survive any way he can since being thrown out of his home for being gay. As soon as he hit Vegas, Slade was lured into the hopeless world of prostitution where he’s become a virtual prisoner to his pimp, the ruthless Julio Estevez. His evil keeper has even threatened to sell Slade overseas as a sex slave.
It’s another typical night on the Strip when Parker comes across Slade. His heart breaks every time he sees someone so young being exploited. Something in Slade’s eyes tells Parker the young man might be in real trouble though—especially after the recent spate of sex worker killings from a rival prostitution ring.
The two men’s lives become intertwined when Slade is almost beaten to death. The danger grows, but so does the relationship between Parker and Slade. Parker helps Slade to heal from the horrific attack and their bond deepens. But the human traffickers are still out there – and they’re still looking for Slade.
Reader Advisory: This book contains scenes of violence and a brief scene of sexual abuse.
Publisher’s Note: This book is best read in sequence as part of a series but can be read as a standalone
This book had an excellent story that actually makes you believe that there are good people who you can truly trust. It was full of crime, mystery and of course romance.
There was plenty of anticipation towards the end to find out the outcome, it kept me interested throughout, along with a few twists you won’t expect.
Slade/Lonnie was a troubled man. You had to really feel sorry for him, he didn’t have family that would accept him, so turning to prostitution was his only choice. He didn’t have a lot of friends. He was afraid to believe anyone would actually want to help him. I definitely didn’t like his lousy, no good pimp. He was portrayed as a criminal and lived up to every word.
I thought Parker was a dedicated patrolman for Last Vegas, who had a caring partner. The author did a great job when telling Parkers story, I liked that he had to actually weigh how much he cared for Brett and how to let him down. It wasn’t just about him and Slade/Lonnie, but a story about his previous boyfriend and events that occur in real life. I liked that he went out of his way to help Slade/Lonnie without knowing him, but feeling an attraction to him. They both had to work through trust issues.
This was an enjoyable book. I would read more by this author.
Erotic Romance author Morticia Knight enjoys a good saucy M/M or M/M/F tale, whether it is contemporary, paranormal, historical, Sci-fi or BDSM – she loves it all! One of her passions is bringing people’s fantasies to life on the page, because life is too short for even one boring moment. Her stories are volcanic in heat, deep in emotion, and sprinkled with doses of humor. When not indulging in her passion for books, she loves the outdoors, film and music. Once upon a time she was the singer in an indie rock band that toured the West Coast and charted on U.S. college radio. She is currently working on a seven-book series called Gin & Jazz set in 1920’s Hollywood, and Uniform Encounters 4.