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Peter loved Kate with all his being, but that didn't mean he'd tolerate an ultimatum from her.
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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.
My submission for this week is from my third spanking romance titled, 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.
Setup: early in the first chapter, Peter Thorton is attempting to convince his wife, Kate, to give their marriage a second chance by signing her to appear with him in a College Summer Stock production of "Kiss Me Kate." 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. Peter realizes he made a mistake in letting Kate do as she pleased, so he's determined to rectify matters. Kate, however, believed he was bluffing, so to prove his point, Peter takes her over his knee in her agent's office. Wisely, her agent excused himself to let Peter handle Kate as he saw fit, which doesn't endear that man to Kate either.
Peter sighed, then firming his hold; he brought his hand down again for the seventh time.
"What was that for?" Kate yelped as she arched back in protest.
"Do you think I can't tell when you are only pretending to agree in order to placate me?" When she didn't answer, he said, "I can keep this up all afternoon, Kate. So, you'd best decide how long it's going to take before you'll accept I'm serious."
She ground her teeth together. Admittedly, she had goaded him with her jabs, but then she hadn't believed he'd carry out his threat. He certainly hadn't followed through during the last years of their marriage, and yet he seemed different today. More adamant, but concerned, too. And, even though his arms restrained her, the firm touch of his hand sliding along her backside and thighs soothed her. So, despite the precariousness of her position, she perversely enjoyed the attention. She felt secure--and she hadn't been this content in a man's arms for a long time.
None of that changed the fact she was still inwardly furious with him for spanking her in front of another person, but she had difficulty reconciling her righteous anger with the part of her that was purring in response to his dominant and possessive posture. Her emotions were so jumbled and opposite each other, she was no longer sure what she wanted.
Unwilling to fall into the trap of mistaking comfort for love, she turned her attention to gaining her release without the total loss of her pride. Not an easy task by far.
He expected a verbal reply to his question, but she didn't remember what he'd asked, so she posed a query of her own. "Why are you doing this, Peter?"
"Because I want you to hear me out, and your head was too full of arguments to listen. I get your attention far more quickly when you're positioned this way."
"I'll listen now," she answered on a sigh.
"Yes, you will. Because you understand the consequences if you don't. But I'm still not letting you up."
Fighting against tears and her own desire to be loved by this man again, Kate asked coolly, "So, what must I do to get you to let me go?"
"Has it really been that long, Katie?"
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
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