Carhagen is a nation that’s modern in everything except its centuries-old system of institutionalized slavery. Once a person is enslaved, whether for debt or crime, or for simply being a child, there is no way out. Corellos Montaigne, once on the path to marriage and eventual inheritance of his father’s business, is now Cor, the property of a wealthy landowner and politician. Jordane Alcot needed a secretary, but something about the newly enslaved, still defiant man also spoke to his own painful past. Cor can’t understand his generous but strangely contradictory master. Alcot can’t find a way to help Cor adapt to the loss of his freedom. Bound together by law and custom, they must work through the pain that they bring to each other.
Reiji Kendo has always been one of the House of Silence's most versatile employees, willing to do whatever it takes to make both the client and his Master happy. In return Charon Marque, the Master of the House, vowed to always keep him safe. That promise is put to the test when a mysterious visitor by the name of Lord Darwin Montgomery…
Hidden Boundaries is a dramatic look at slavery, the loss of freedom, and the uses and abuses of power. It involves romantic male/male relationships, no graphic sexual content.