It's a panoply of pansexual perversion - tops, bottoms, switches of all races, genders and sexual preferences indulge in scenes of dominance and submission hot enough to ignite the pages, but the book goes far beyond merely appealing to base pornographic stimulation. The degree of literary satisfaction is also high, with careful plot development and believable characterisation. The SM novel has finally come of age." - SKIN TWO UK
"The book is rich in detail and fascinating background stories. . . Each erotically charged contribution of dominance and submission is woven seamlessly into the main storyline under the guise of tales being told among attendees at the conference, giving the overall tone of the book a depth and variety that will not fail to keep the reader engaged. " -- Libido Magazine
"In this exciting novelogy, The Academy interweaves short stories from some illustrious guest authors including Cecilia Tan, M. Christian and Karen Taylor. In addition, the book contains a bonus novelette, which tells the story of when Chris Parker first met Anderson, "The Trainer of Trainers." This latest tell will leave you begging for more!" - Venus Bookclub
From the Back Cover
Chris Parker takes his trainee, Michael LaGuardia, to Japan, to a conclave to trainers. While the trainers swap cautionary tales and debate, moves are being made that may change the Marketplace, and Chris's place in it, forever. This complete, full-length novel is a rich tapestry of sexuality and emotion, augmented by the inclusion of short stories by guest authors Cecilia Tan, david stein, Michael Hernandez, Karen Taylor, and Christian Muncy.