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Friday, October 31, 2014

#FriskyFriday - 10/31/14 - Acting Lessons - How did he leave things between you #SpankingRomance #DD


Peter loved Kate with all his being, but that didn't mean he'd tolerate an ultimatum from her.

Welcome to another offering for Frisky Friday, where we hope you're getting as excited about the weekend as we are.

My submission for this week is from my 5th book, and newest release, Acting Lessons.

 He was a strict and demanding college professor turned professional director who excelled at giving acting lessons.  She was his shy and uncertain former student who became a professional actress under his tutelage.  They fell in love, married, and won two Tony Awards before tragedy struck and a simple kiss ripped them apart.

After a six month separation, Peter Thorton decides to take matters into his own hands by making his famous wife, Kate, an offer she wouldn't refuse.  Plainly put, he wants her back and he intends to do whatever is necessary to achieve his goal, even if it means giving his stubborn, willful leading lady a daily reminder over his knee that she promised to obey him.


In this scene, which occurs at the beginning of Chapter Four, Peter Thorton is attempting to get his wife ready for a trip to a college camp ground in upper New York, where they will appear together in a summer stock production of "Kiss Me Kate." Kate has agreed to help Peter teach the drama students who have auditioned and been selected personally by him for the course he is teaching.    Kate isn't sure she can trust Peter with her heart again, since she believes he's been unfaithful to her, but she's never stopped loving him. And though Domestic Discipline originally played a part in their marriage, their last two years together had them living like polite strangers sharing the same house. Though things are far from perfect between them now, they are temporarily reconciled, which gives Peter great hope for the summer before them, assuming Kate's meeting with her boyfriend ended the way he hoped it would.


             "How did he leave things between you?"
            When she shrugged, he gave her a light shake.  "Kate…," he whispered warningly.
            "He plans to come upstate in a few weeks to watch the show."
            "And…."
            "And he asked me to have dinner with him."
            "I see.  I gather he didn't invite an extraneous husband to join you."  When she merely gazed at him, he added, "So, how did you expect your jealous spouse to respond to this dinner invitation?"
            Since her 'jealous spouse' had already given his permission, according to Thomas, she rewarded him with a playful grin.  "With love and understanding?"
            He chuckled.  "Really?"
            "Well, I could hope.  Do you mind?"
            "Mind?  Yes.  Will I stop you?  No.  You're an adult, Kate.  You may have dinner with whomever you please, but don't expect me to be ecstatic with your choices."
            "Thomas only wants to make sure I'm happy."
            Peter nodded.  "I realize that, which is why I'm going to be civil, and not give you grief."
            She rose up on her toes and gave him a kiss.  "Thank you."


Kate realizes Peter's stretched tolerance is a huge step in the right direction.  He's a possessive, dominant male who doesn't share, so agreeing to let her meet Thomas on her own was definitely his gift for their reconciliation.

M/F, DD and a staged production of Kiss Me, Kate.

If you're 18 or older, you can read the first three chapters at Acting Lessons


Buy the book directly from Blushing Books


Thanks for visiting.  I hope you enjoyed this brief excerpt and wish you and yours a very Frisky Friday

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

#MFRWHooks - 10/29/14 - A Simple Misunderstanding - Keeping watch over her #CorbinsBend #SpankingRomance


It's Book Hooks Wednesday!  Yay!  And I'm sharing another excerpt from my new spanking romance in the Corbin's Bend series, A Simple Misunderstanding.

He came to her rescue when she needed him most, almost to lose her when she disobeyed him.


In this scene, which occurs near the beginning of Chapter Six, Eleanor Benson (Elly) is asleep in intensive care, recovering from surgery after she's been attacked by her husband.  Seated beside her is Gerald Douglas (Jerry) who feels responsible for Elly's condition.  He suspected she would get in trouble if her husband discovered her unapproved absence, and even called to remind her she should come to him if Arthur discovered her disobedience.  However, rather than show up at her home, as his conscience urged, Jerry honored her request to stay away, and now she suffered because of it.  Determined to never let her husband hurt her again, he remains posted at her bedside in ICU where she awakens after surgery.


She frowned and opened her mouth, but all that came out was a croaked, “Whaa?”
“Water?” he asked, pleased when she nodded. “Good. Don’t try to speak, yet. They intubated you during the surgery, and I suspect your throat is raw right now.”
Told she could have water if she requested it, he fetched the glass and bent the straw, then rolled in close to her. They had her bed already propped up in a near sitting position, so he didn’t need to move her. “Sip slowly, sweetie. You can drink as much as you want, and I’ll fetch it any time you ask, but only a little at a time until we’re sure your system can handle it. All right?”
She gave a nod and released the straw, so he put the glass down nearby. All she had to do was point and he would give her more. He wrapped his fingers around her bandaged wrist, pleased she didn’t pull away. Her pulse was a bit fast, which considering how sluggish it had been earlier, he took as a good sign. He ran his hand along the length of her arm.

 

Jerry is determined to protect Elly from her abusive husband, but that means he first needs her to admit she has a problem, and that will be a difficult journey for both of them to take.


M/F Domestic Discipline in Colorado.

Blurb:

Though Arthur and Eleanor Benson have been practicing domestic discipline for three months since their wedding, he insists moving to Corbin's Bend, where domestic discipline is the norm rather than the exception, will revitalize their marriage. Elly has doubts, but since Arthur is the undisputed head of their household, they move. However, once Arthur becomes immersed in a community where spanking is not only permitted, but encouraged, his personality undergoes a dramatic change. Accusing his submissive wife of being lazy, disorganized and disobedient, he employs creative methods of pain and humiliation to mold Elly from the imperfect woman he married into the perfect woman he desires. And Elly finds herself a virtual prisoner in her own home, accountable only to the man who rules her life with a cane.

In his years as a vet, Jerry Douglas has seen what abuse does to animals, and he recognizes those same signs in Elly Benson during her daily escape to the dog park with her tiny poodle. Jerry steadfastly supports the tenets of domestic discipline and enjoys the freedom Corbin's Bend offers its residents, but he remains fiercely protective of anyone in need of a champion. And when he witnesses evidence of harsh handling, his instinct is to rush in and rescue. Problem is Elly Benson is a married and consenting adult who insists all her bruises and welts are nothing more than a simple misunderstanding between her and her husband, until the day Arthur Benson takes his authority and discipline one-step too far, endangering Elly's life.

How can you say "no" to this face?
A Simple Misunderstanding is available at the following locations.

I also have a page on my web site where I am offering a sample of the first three chapters. If you're interested, visit either the Spanking Romance or A Simple Misunderstanding page in the Over 18 section of my website.

A Simple Misunderstanding is currently the only full novel (vs. novella) in the Corbin's Bend line up, and it's receiving some excellent reviews on the Blushing site.

Thanks for visiting.  Now go visit the other authors participating in Book Hooks

Monday, October 27, 2014

Guest Post - Spooky Sojourn - Ashley Ladd @ashleyladd #Ghosts #ParanormalRomance

Today, Ashley Ladd author of Spooky Sojourn has dropped by for a chat on the guest couch.  So, grab your favorite beverage, put your feet up and enjoy yourself.

How long did you write before you were published?
I was first published in the year 2000 by New Concepts Publishing, thus about 10 years on and off. My first book was a sweet romance titled “Tigers Play”. Originally it was titled “Tigers Play Too Rough”.

Interesting.  NCP was my first publisher, too.  How long did it take you to write your current book?
Spooky Sojourn took a bit over two months to write. I work full time days so I only get to write for two-three hours nightly and on weekends. Usually I write between 1K-3K words daily.

Are you a plotter or a pantser?
I’m a big time pantser. I know the beginning, the end, and a few high points in the middle, but basically, I research and plot as I go. I feel as if the story’s already been written when I plot it in too much detail.

Yeah, I think I'm a plantser, but my outline often turns into a rough draft.  Where do you write?
In my bedroom usually and sometimes in my living room. Have laptop will travel. We have a small house with six people thus my computer desk is in my boudoir. I used to write at Borders until they closed. I loved having books to research at my finger tips as well as their awesome cafeteria so I could nibble on a toasty bagel with cream cheese and sip on my favorite diet soda.

Yup, I'm laptop and bedroom, too.  When do you write, morning or night?
Night. I work 9-5 for a living and I have trouble dragging myself out of bed just to get to work much less getting up early to write. After I get home, make dinner and clean it up, I get to write for a couple hours. Even on the weekends I write more in the afternoon and evenings than in the mornings. If you asked my husband he’d tell you I’m like Garfield the cat–I don’t do mornings.

Ooh!  Another author after my own heart.  I don't do mornings, either.  What is the most you have written in one day?
Once or twice I wrote 10,000 words in a day. I’m on vacation from the day job this week and hope to write at least 5,000 words a day and maybe even beat my best of 10,000 words.

10K in one day is impressive!  If you could have any super power, what would it be?
Fly! I’d fly all over the world all the time. Sometimes I’d just soar and enjoy the wind in my face.

What is your best guilty pleasure? (By best I mean worst.)
I drink way too much diet soda. But I don’t drink coffee or tea (blech!) and I don’t like the diet waters either. I’m trying to ween myself off soda and drink a lot more water. But things aren’t looking good on this front.

I drink coffee and tea, but coffee has to have a lot of milk, and tea has to be sweetened.  Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
She’s a new author, but I’ve only recently read my first book by her: Tina Wainscott. I just read “I’ll Be Watching You” and I absolutely loved it.

I haven't read her.  I'll have to look her up.  What are your current projects?
“Gaycation”—Molly is an erotic romance writer who writes MM and BDSM romance under a pseudonym so her family, friends, and employers won’t discover her secret identity. She uses her vacation to attend a gay convention to get more story ideas for her books. For better or worse, she gets way more than she bargained for.

Sounds familiar.  I can definitely identify with Molly.  Will you share a little of your current work with us?
Sure! Here’s an excerpt from Gaycation:

Finally, she was signed in and herded into the banquet room where a Continental breakfast was set up. To her surprise, she was seated at a guest of honor table. She quickly discovered she was surrounded by the keynote speaker and other special guests. Although honored, her nerves ricocheted against her ribs, ready to snap.
            “Welcome…” the keynote speaker, Kyle Yarbrough, leaned over and read her name tag, “Nice to meet you, Molly Cooper. So you’re an author? You’ll have to tell us all about your books.”
By now she had read her companions’ name tags as well and noted most had written heavy-weight non-fiction books dealing with common daily issues faced by the LGBT community. Beside them she felt like a fraud. She had come to help herself, not to help them. Suddenly, she was ashamed.
Swallowing hard, she nodded. “I’d be delighted. And I’d love to hear about your books too.”
After they began to converse, she grew more comfortable. They were bright and funny and refreshingly candid and several times she laughed out loud at their stories.
            Then it was time for Kyle to make his initial speech and the room quieted as the lights dimmed and a spotlight followed him. She listened in awe and clapped when he was done. One by one, they called up everyone at the table. By the time it was her turn, indigestion had blown up in her chest. She hadn’t realized she would be called on to address the entire crowd and explain to the group at large why she was here. Praying they wouldn’t boo and hiss, she let them know how honored she was to be in their midst, and that she looked forward to meeting as many of them as she could, to learn about their point of view, and to do them justice in her books so that she could bring positive awareness to their community and their issues. At least that’s what she intended to say.
When her gaze landed on a man that resembled her boss, Reid, her mouth went dry and her throat clogged. Unable to take her gaze off the man, she stumbled over her words. When his eyes flashed with surprise and recognition, she knew it was him.
DamnHell! What the hell was Reid doing here?

Sounds like fun.  Okay, name one entity (person, place or thing) you feel supported or inspired you outside of your family members.
My editor at Totally Bound’s been absolutely awesome. I can’t say enough wonderful things about her.

Lastly, is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?

Adding description. I toil over it. I love to write dialogue and my first draft of most of my wips look like movie scripts. I have to go back and add in what everything looks, smells, feels, and tastes like.


Title: Spooky Sojourn
Series Name (If applicable) N/A
Publisher: Totally Bound
Genre: Contemporary Erotic male-female contemporary paranormal romance
Book Length: 50,000 words

Blurb:
Someone’s trying to kill Deanna, but is it the ghosts she doesn’t believe in, the rich socialite who might be a murderess, or someone else with a beef against The Gilroy Hotel and Resort that Deanna has just been hired to manage?  The Gilroy’s owners want the ghosts, or whoever is causing the trouble at the hotel eliminated, and they are pressuring Deanna to do the job as quickly as possible. Harry DeVeaux, paranormal investigator comes highly recommended to do the job and against Deanna’s better judgment, she hires him.

Although Deanna thinks Harry’s crazy for believing in ghosts and Harry thinks Deanna has a closed mind to the possibilities of ghosts and they highly annoy each other, sparks fly. Deanna can’t help but fantasize about Harry and inspired by a romance convention visiting her hotel, writes her fantasies in a private blog that Harry finds, hacks, and reads. Ooh la la!

Excerpt:
          Wow!
          Deanna reread her fantasy, barely able to believe she’d penned it, wondering if she should delete it. Did she really want to make out with Harry, a perfect stranger, on a public beach? Did she really want her words on the Internet, even in a supposedly private blog under a make-believe name?
          Well, it was confidential, right? As long as she didn’t give anybody the web address or password or tell them about it, it would remain secret.
          Enough fantasizing! She had to get back to work. Dragging the files out, she familiarized herself with the ghost sightings as well as Lynette’s and Grant’s history. By the time she finished, she knew how they’d died and the theories about their suicides-slash-murders. She also knew that everybody was afraid to point fingers at the now very influential and powerful Roxanne Cambridge-Anderson. Could Roxanne be behind the haunting [FB1] nonsense? Did she want the hotel shut down? But that made no sense. The rumors portrayed Roxanne as a murderess. It wouldn’t be in her best interest to keep their legend alive.
Deanna’s temples began to ache the harder she thought about everything, so she decided to go to sleep. Hopefully she’d awake if any hijinks took place in the bowling alley.
          About three a.m., deafening booms awoke her. Light brightened lane fourteen and all but one pin lay scattered on the wooden floor.
          Groggy, Deanna tried to gather her senses. She looked around then, to her horror, she saw an iridescent figure of a man on lane fourteen picking up a glowing ball. Collecting her presence of mind, she grabbed her webcam, pointed it at the ghostly shape and turned it on. Shaking, she tried to hold her computer steady. Not believing what she was seeing, she knew there had to be a rational explanation. Perhaps some machine was projecting the image onto the lanes. Perhaps a real person stood in front of her in glowing phosphorescent powder.
          Whatever or whoever it was, picked up the ball, and knocked down the spare pin. Then the ‘apparition’ bowled three strikes in a row.
          Unexpectedly, he turned and glared at her, fire shooting from his eyes. Pins flew from all the lanes at her. Her heart racing, she ducked under the score table.

Buy links:

Author Bio:


Ashley Ladd lives in South Florida with her husband, five children, and beloved pets. She loves the water, cats, and playing on the computer.

She's often incorporates humor and adventure into her books. She also adores very spicy romance, which she weaves into her stories.


How you can contact Ashley:

Sunday, October 26, 2014

#SPeekSunday - 10/26/14 - Deadly Enchantment - What about the money #ParanormalRomance #Shapeshifter


An unhappy shape shifter can be a dangerous companion....

For Sneak Peek Sunday authors share six paragraphs from a published work or a WIP (work in progress).


My excerpt for this week is from my 2nd book, Deadly Enchantment.  A shapeshifting wizard romance set in Victorian England published by New Concepts Publishing, 



In this snippet, which occurs in the middle of the second chapter, Dominic Westcroft has returned from London to discover his sister has invited several young women to his home, so he can select a new bride.  What neither he nor his sister suspects, however, is that one of the women is actually his deceased bride's sister.  Tormented by guilt over his wife's tragic and brutal death, Dominic has no intention of ever marrying again.  However, when his show of temper accidentally reveals one of their guests possesses magical abilities she's trying to keep hidden, he invites the ladies join him for dinner, so he can rout her out.

His resulting magical show ends up causing a few of the women to cry out in dismay, and inform him they wish to leave the manor that night.  Rather than give in to their pleas, he addresses the quailing group in a low, melodic voice that suggests they all get a good night's rest, and he'd discuss their leaving in the morning.  When the women shuffle out of the room in a daze, Serena demands to know what Westcroft did to them.  He admits to having adjusted their memories a bit, so when they awaken the experience would seem more like a dream.  Serena asks if he intends to cloud her memory as well when she asks to go to her room.  His expression an unreadable mask, he asks if she wants him to.


           Surprising even herself, she shook her head.  He had done his best to intimidate her, but he hadn’t really hurt her.  Still, it was unconscionable for him to terrorize the others like that.  And she told him so, directly.
            “I didn’t invite any of you here,” he informed her curtly.  “You are quite welcome to leave on the morrow if you wish.”
            She arched a skeptical eyebrow.  “Really?  Are you trying to say that someone else arranged for us all to arrive here together without your knowledge?”
            “That is precisely what I am saying, Miss Blanford.”
            “What about the money?”
            His left eyebrow arched slightly.  “What money?”


Dominic Westcroft is determined to uncover his young guest's secrets even if it means keeping the others around as a ruse.
M/F, Shape shifting  wizards in Victorian England.

Read the first three chapters at: Deadly Enchantment

Available at NCPAmazonBarnes & Noble or ARe

Thanks for visiting.  I hope you enjoyed this brief excerpt and want more. Please click the link below to continue your hop Sneak Peek Sunday.  Wishing you a wonderful journey.


Saturday, October 25, 2014

#SatSpanks - 10/25/14 - Arrested by Love - Some rules aren't negotiable - #SpankingRomance #DD


He caught her speeding in a school zone and decided she needed to learn even civil disobedience could have very painful consequences.

Reading this material at Work could get you spanked.

Welcome to the Saturday Spankings blog hop.  My stories are all M/f with the dominant male determined to protect the woman he cares for and loves, or grows to love, by doing whatever it takes to ensure her safety and continued health.  This includes administering a spanking when she needs one.

We get a little more leeway this week thanks to Spank or Treat, so I've got a longer excerpt than usual, but way short of the 2,000 word limit SoT imposes. 

My submission for this week is from my first spanking novel, Arrested by Love, published by Blushing Books.



  In this scene, near the beginning of the book, Kyle, a traffic patrol officer, has pulled over a young woman for speeding in a school zone.  Tiffany has been in love with Kyle since she was ten, so this isn't the first time she's faced the strict police officer because of some prank she's pulled.  It's not even the first time she's been caught speeding, which means she's spent a fair amount of time over his knees.  Even so, Kyle is prepared to let her go with a warning and a ticket until she propositions him.  

Angry, partly because he's tempted to accept her bribe, Kyle decides to offer her a choice. She can either spend a night in jail, or place herself over his lap and receive a harsh spanking for her reckless driving.  Though Tiffany agrees to Kyle's punishment, she's scared.  He's never been so strict with her before and she fears this spanking will be unbearable.  After he takes a moment to reassure her of his love, he orders her to lower her panties and raise her skirt.  Once Tiffany tearfully complies, Kyle insists she tell him why she is being punished, but Tiffany feels Kyle is being unfair, so she tries to plead her case.  Not a smart move when you're lying bare bottomed over a man's lap, so Kyle lays his reasons for this punishment out for her, finding himself getting angrier the longer he talks.


             He stopped and took a deep breath.  Getting riled with her now was not going to help the situation at all.  After a moment, he added, "No doubt you'll have a little trouble sitting for a few days, but given the alternative consequences of your action, if you had lost control of your car for even a second, I believe a sore bottom is a small price for you to pay."  He waited for a beat, then added, "Now, I await your humble request for me to begin your well-deserved spanking"
            She let out a small groan, then said, "I regret my childish behavior and reckless driving, Officer Sinclair.  And ask that you please proceed with my punishment."
            It wasn't begging exactly, but Kyle took it as permission to commence.  Holding her firmly in place with his left hand, he began to count out each swat he delivered at a steady, firm pace.  Though he took care not to hit her too hard or in the same place too often, his swats were heavy-handed enough that by the count of thirty his palm stung and her butt cheeks were bright pink.
            Though she cried out in protest with every stroke, and squirmed and bucked a few times during the first twenty, she refrained from calling him any names out loud.  However, he suspected she still did it between gritted teeth.
            He'd carefully laid out the rules of this particular punishment before, and she knew if she made any attempt to block his swats or insult him, he'd add one stroke as a penalty.  However, when he called out thirty-one she sobbingly begged him to stop, and threw her hand back to protect her sore rear end.
            With a shake of his head, he simply drew her arm up and out of the way, then repositioned her so that her legs were firmly restrained by his thigh.
            "No!" she cried out, once she realized what he intended.
            "You know the rules, Tiffany.  You are being restrained more firmly now because you broke them, and you will receive one extra swat for moving your hand in my way."  Then he grimly continued carrying out her punishment.

 

Kyle doesn't like the thought of hurting Tiffany, though he knows he has to if he's to make any progress in curbing her impulsive behavior.


M/F, Sexy spankings in rural Connecticut.

If you're 18 or older, you can read the first three chapters at Arrested by Love
Buy the book directly from Blushing BooksAmazonBarnes & NobleARE

Thanks for visiting.  I hope you enjoyed this brief excerpt and want more. Please click on one of the author's names below, or visit The Saturday Spankings Blog to continue your journey.

Friday, October 24, 2014

#FriskyFriday - 10/24/14 - A Dom's Dilemma - Jim gives Kelly a toe-curling, sexy grin #BDSM #SpankingRomance


She needed his protection, except he insisted on her honest submission first.

Reading this material at Work could get you spanked.

Welcome to Frisky Friday.  My stories are all M/f with the dominant male determined to protect the woman he cares for and loves, or grows to love, by doing whatever it takes to ensure her safety and continued health.  This includes administering a spanking when she needs one.  

My submission for this week is from my first BDSM novel, A Dom's Dilemma, published by Blushing Books.


This excerpt occurs after Master James and Kelly have spent an intense weekend together, and he is seeing her home.  Kelly doesn't want to leave him, but knows she has no claim on the Dom who's taken her under his wing.  Unable to separate from him entirely, she swipes a bottle of shampoo and after requesting a couple of plastic bags, she secrets the purloined goods in her handbag.  Jim suspects what she's done, and doesn't mind, but he's not above teasing her a little, either.


            Rewarding her with one of his toe-curling, sexy grins, he opened her door and took a moment to look about.  Once he was satisfied all was as it should be, he placed a firm hand at the small of her back and escorted her inside until she stood a few feet in front of her couch.  She gazed up at him and his eyes remained fixed on hers when he lowered his hand, letting it slide along the curve of her buttocks before he released her.  Though he didn't give her any sort of command or signal to stay put before he turned away, Kelly knew better than to move from the spot where he'd placed her, since he wasn't done with her yet.  At least she hoped he wasn't.
            More than a little breathless, she waited as he shut her door, carefully put down her case, followed it with her purse and keys before meeting her wide-eyed expectant gaze.  Just the sound of his boot heels clicking on her floor as he approached had Kelly's insides turning to jelly.  Oh, God, she really had it bad for him.
            When he continued to move toward her with dubious intent gleaming in his dark brown eyes, desire and apprehension pooled in her lower regions even as she took a step in retreat.  His eyes narrowed slightly, but his gaze remained focused solely on her.  The sleek, masculine animal that was her Dom continued to pursue his prey until Kelly's butt thrust up against the back of her couch, and she winced.
            His expression promptly changing to one of concern, he cupped her face in his hands.  "Still sore?" he asked gently.
            She sort of shook her head.
            "No?"
            "Not really," she answered gazing up into his dark eyes with the tiny hope that her insignificant show of pain hadn't ruined everything.  Except she could tell by the firm set of his jaw that he didn't believe her, and the game was over.


Jim realizes after their intense weekend together, Kelly is likely to go through sub drop, and he hopes to lessen the impact a little by leaving her laughing and happy. 


M/F, Kinky happenings in rural Connecticut.

If you're 18 or older, you can read the first three chapters at A Dom's Dilemma 

Buy the book directly from Blushing BooksAmazonARE

Thanks for visiting.  I hope you enjoyed this brief excerpt and wish you and yours a very Frisky Friday

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

#MFRWBookHooks - 10/22/14 - Acting Lessons - Peter takes control in bed #SpankingRomance #DD


Splendorous things can happen when the mind and body are in tune.

This material is NSFW (Not Safe For Work). If you’re not over 18, please explore elsewhere.

Welcome back to Book Hooks, a regular Wednesday feature! In this blog loop, we hope to provide you with some tantalizing tidbits in our books.


My submission for this week's Book Hooks is from my 5th novel, Acting Lessons.


He was a strict and demanding college professor turned professional director who excelled at giving acting lessons.  She was his shy and uncertain former student who became a professional actress under his tutelage.  They fell in love, married, and won two Tony Awards before tragedy struck and a simple kiss ripped them apart.

After a six month separation, Peter Thorton decides to take matters into his own hands by making his famous wife, Kate, an offer she wouldn't refuse.  Plainly put, he wants her back and he intends to do whatever is necessary to achieve his goal, even if it means giving his stubborn, willful leading lady a daily reminder over his knee that she promised to obey him.



In this scene, which occurs in chapter six, Peter Thorton has just finished giving his wife, Kate, a relatively mild spanking for defying his instructions, and is preparing to make love to her for the first time in over two years.  Peter adores Kate, but he's not above teasing her a little before giving her what she wants and needs as he gently nibbles her into a writhing mass of desire.  However, given her injured knee, he also wants to ensure nothing they do aggravates her torn meniscus, so he gently restrains her when she tries to counter-thrust against his pleasuring.  Keeping his hand on her thigh as a reminder, he warns her if she moves, she'll get a swat, then he makes love to her.  Since they haven't been together for nearly six months, Peter enters Kate slowly to give her body time to adjust.  However, when she wraps her legs around his waist, she gets a smack.


            "What?  I can't even do that?"
            He shook his head.  "Legs relaxed and feet on the bed, now!"  When she reluctantly obeyed, he added, "You are not to move from this position.  Understand?"
            "Peter!"
            "Kate," he warned, "you have no idea how much I want to do this, but if you can't obey me, I'm stopping and we will wait until your knee is better before we attempt this again."


Peter is finally where he belongs, and now that he's there, he has no wish to leave, but Kate's well being always comes first.
M/F, DD and a staged production of Kiss Me, Kate.


If you're 18 or older, you can read the first three chapters at Acting Lessons

Buy the book directly from Blushing BooksAmazonAmazon UKBarnes&Noble

Blushing Books caters specially to those who love spanking stories in all genres.  So, if you enjoy stories with characters who have their bottoms warmed on occasion, for a variety of different reasons, I urge you to pay them a visit. Blushing Books.


Thanks for visiting.  Now go visit the other authors participating in Book Hooks

Sunday, October 19, 2014

#SPeekSunday - 10/19/14 - A Simple Misunderstanding - Wooden benches are hard #CorbinsBend #SpankingRomance


He came to her rescue when she needed him most, almost to lose her when she disobeyed him.

Welcome to the Sneak Peek Sunday, where we share six paragraphs from a published novel or a work in progress.  My stories are all M/f with the dominant male determined to protect the woman he cares for and loves, or grows to love, by doing whatever it takes to ensure her safety and continued health.

This week's excerpt is a sneak peek from my fourth spanking romance, A Simple Misunderstanding, which is the seventh book in the Corbin's Bend series.  I hope you enjoy it.

In this scene, which occurs near the beginning, Eleanor Benson (Elly) has some exciting news she wants to share with Gerald Douglas (Jerry).  She's seen Jerry in the dog park on an almost daily basis since she and her husband moved into Corbin's Bend, but only started opening up to him a few days ago.  As the Corbin's Bend vet, Jerry has expressed an interest in Elly's dog, Muffin.  His calm, steady manner soothes Elly's wounded spirit, and the fact his observant eyes seem to notice more about her than she'd like both attracts and frightens her.  All the same, he's the first person she thinks of when she has news to share.  So, she heads over to the dog park with her toy poodle, Muffin, in the hope he'll meet her there.  He does.  Excited, she tells him she had three women visit her that morning.


He tapped her nose. “And what’s so surprising about that?”
She blinked. “We don’t get visitors. Not here or any place else. Before today, the only people I’ve spoken to at Corbin’s Bend are Brent, Kelli and you.”
“And your husband,” he reminded gently.
“Yes, of course Arthur. But these women sought me out to help with their project. Me.”
Placing a hand at her waist, he led her over to a wooden bench. “So tell me more about this undertaking. What will you be doing?” He sat down and patted the space beside him.
With a shake of her head, Elly remained standing at his side. Even sitting on the cushioned seat at their table this morning had been uncomfortable, and those painted slats looked hard.

 

Jerry already suspects Elly's husband is harsher with her than he should be and wants to help her, but he is unable to intervene until Elly can admit she and Arthur are having problems.


M/F Domestic Discipline in Colorado.

Blurb:

Though Arthur and Eleanor Benson have been practicing domestic discipline for three months since their wedding, he insists moving to Corbin's Bend, where domestic discipline is the norm rather than the exception, will revitalize their marriage. Elly has doubts, but since Arthur is the undisputed head of their household, they move. However, once Arthur becomes immersed in a community where spanking is not only permitted, but encouraged, his personality undergoes a dramatic change. Accusing his submissive wife of being lazy, disorganized and disobedient, he employs creative methods of pain and humiliation to mold Elly from the imperfect woman he married into the perfect woman he desires. And Elly finds herself a virtual prisoner in her own home, accountable only to the man who rules her life with a cane.

In his years as a vet, Jerry Douglas has seen what abuse does to animals, and he recognizes those same signs in Elly Benson during her daily escape to the dog park with her tiny poodle. Jerry steadfastly supports the tenets of domestic discipline and enjoys the freedom Corbin's Bend offers its residents, but he remains fiercely protective of anyone in need of a champion. And when he witnesses evidence of harsh handling, his instinct is to rush in and rescue. Problem is Elly Benson is a married and consenting adult who insists all her bruises and welts are nothing more than a simple misunderstanding between her and her husband, until the day Arthur Benson takes his authority and discipline one-step too far, endangering Elly's life.


A Simple Misunderstanding is available at the following locations.

I also have a page on my web site where I am offering a sample of the first three chapters. If you're interested, visit either the Spanking Romance or A Simple Misunderstanding page in the Over 18 section of my website.

A Simple Misunderstanding is currently the only full novel (vs. novella) in the Corbin's Bend line up, and it's receiving some excellent reviews on the Blushing site.

Thanks for visiting.  I hope you enjoyed this brief excerpt and want more. Please click the link below to continue your hop Sneak Peek Sunday Wishing you a wonderful journey.