*Blog Tour and Review* Being Sawyer Knight by Nicola Haken

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As lead singer and guitarist of the internationally renowned Souls of the Knight, Sawyer Knight is living a life most men can only dream of. He’s surrounded by music, fame, wealth, women throwing themselves at his feet. He has everything…

Yet he has nothing.

Life as one of the world’s most sought after rock stars is tiring, oppressive and lonely. He spends every day being who the world wants him to be, who his manager tells him to be, who his mother expects him to be… all the while fighting against who he really is. Truth is, he’s used to it. He’s actually gotten pretty good at pretending… at living the lie.

Until Jake Reed, his ex-best friend and the only person who’s ever made him ‘feel’, waltzes back into his life as the band’s new head of security. Jake wants Sawyer – always has, always will. Now, he just needs to get Sawyer to admit that he feels the same…

“You will be mine, Sawyer Knight. The faster you try to run the quicker you’ll fall to your knees. Then, Sawyer… then you’ll be too weak to resist.”




“Jake, I-I…” Ignoring his doubts once again, I slowly pushed my finger inside his puckered hole, causing his cock to start pulsating against the back of my throat. “Ah, fuck,” he groaned. He was close, and it made me feel like a fucking king. After letting his arse adjust to the intrusion, I slowly worked my finger in and out while continuing to suck him harder and faster. When I entered a second finger, he started falling apart. “Jake stop. Stop, I’m gonna, I’m gonna come…”

Of course I ignored him. I had fantasised about tasting every last drop of him too many times to give up now. So, pumping my two fingers in and out of his tight hole in line with the same fast rhythm of my mouth on his cock, I worked him until the end.

“Jesus, fuck!” he growled through clenched teeth, as hot spurts of the most delicious fucking nectar I’d ever tasted shot towards the back of my throat. Easing my fingers out of him, I stroked his balls one last time while I licked his cock completely clean. Climbing to my feet, I stared at Sawyer, watching as he panted with his eyes closed.

“You taste so fucking good,” I whispered against the throbbing vein in his neck, before kissing my way up to his ear.

Then it came…

The regret.

The doubt.

The fucking denial.

He pushed me off him with two hands pressed against my chest and when I looked into his eyes, bursting with what looked like shame, I knew I’d lost him. Again.

“You need to leave,” he said, his words swamped with guilt.

“Don’t do this Sawyer. You can’t tell me you didn’t want that. That you didn’t enjoy it? The taste in my mouth is proof that you fucking loved every damn second of what I just did to you.”

“Please,” he practically begged, shoving his semi-erect cock back into his pants. “Leave. Now.”

“I’ll leave,” I surrendered. “But I’m not leaving. I won’t give up on you, Sawyer. You mean too damn much to me and I know you feel the same. You’re just scared.”

“Fuck you!” he spat, anger making the vein in the centre of his forehead pop out. That vein has reared its ugly head for as long as I can remember. If he got into a fight back in high school, it would protrude so much I used to worry it might explode. “You’ve not seen me in fucking years, Jake. So whatever you think, you don’t know me at all! Now get the fuck out of here before I do something I regret.”

“Funny, I thought you just did that,” were the last words I said before straightening my tie and turning my back on him.

This is going to be harder than I thought. But not impossible. He was right about one thing. We have changed  – we’ve grown up. Back then I was his follower, I’d have done anything he’d asked because I was so fucking in love with him. But now, I’m in charge. He’s still living so far back in the closet if he were to stumble he’d end up in fucking Narnia. He’s still afraid, scared to go after what he wants.

Good job I’m not. I’ve grown into a determined man – a confident man. I get what I want, always. And I will be getting Sawyer Knight.


Ashley’s Review 3 out of 5 Stars

I loved the way this book started off. You meet both Jake and Sawyer at 17 years of age, learning that Jake is moving. Because of the move, Jake professes his love for Sawyer, to which Sawyer cannot grasp why his best friend thinks he’s gay and turns his back on him.

Ten years later, Sawyer is a big rock star and Jake has been just hired to his head of security due to death threats made against the band and aimed at Sawyer. Jake immediately picks up where he left off ten years ago, and tries to convince Sawyer of what he really wants. Sawyer was in deep denial as he continues to sleep with a female groupie just to justify himself as straight. Its takes time for him to even consider what he truly desires.

“Wow. Who would have thought Sawyer Knight – king of the music world – is a pussy?”

I wish that we could have gotten more of a back story and how strong of a friendship both Sawyer and Jake had before his family relocated to Australia. They both kept insisting that they knew each other best, even after ten years of being absent in each other’s lives, that I couldn’t draw a connection with them. At first I thought Jake was a little too pushy with Sawyer trying to get him to just comply and come out as being gay, but then I rationalized that he was probably trying to just give him a push in the right direction to accept himself. After a close encounter with who is after him, Sawyer realizes what is important and learns to accept who he really is.

I gave this book 3 out of 5 stars. I just couldn’t connect enough with the characters, and at times I did find Sawyer to be kind of annoying.

Meet the Author

Nicola HakenI’m a writer of New Adult, contemporary and m/m erotic romance. I’m a married mum of four (six if you include the dogs!) from the UK and can usually be found with a Kindle or MacBook in front of my face, or carrying out housewife/mother/all round slave duties. I’m a little bit mental and a whole lot of crazy with bordering on unhealthy addictions to tattoos, Pepsi Max and the CockyBoys! 😉

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