Sanctum tells the story of Ryan, Sanctum's manager and Dom-in-Residence. While he's been in previous installments, he's always been a bit of mystery - until now. This Dom, who discovered the lifestyle early in life, gave up the submissive he cannot forget when his professional life took a turn for the worse. Since then, he's been unable to move on. ... sex is on the menu at Sanctum every night. That didn't mean he had to partake. He was on a diet. A starvation diet. "Second chance romance" appears to be Lexi's current theme (as seen in [b:On Her Master's Secret Service|16169141|On Her Master's Secret Service (Masters and Mercenaries, #4)|Lexi Blake|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1353807822s/16169141.jpg|22015453], [b:Sanctum|17906937|Sanctum (Masters and Mercenaries, #4.5)|Lexi Blake|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1368544726s/17906937.jpg|25088955], and upcoming in [b:Love and Let Die|16205936|Love and Let Die (Masters and Mercenaries, #5)|Lexi Blake|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1368558820s/16205936.jpg|22155075]) for her Masters. I wouldn't have guessed I was a fan. But, when you have two people who were torn apart because of either their own or outside actions and they are so clearly meant for each other, you cannot help but cheer them on and hope they find a way to rebuild their relationship. Other than being a bit too short, I loved this story and look forward to more Masters and Mercenaries.