He demanded her obedience, but what she wanted was his love.
It's Sneak Peek Sunday again and that means I get to share another 6 paragraphs from one of my books. Yay!
My submission for this week is from my 4th book, A Dom's Dilemma, a BDSM/spanking novel that is sometimes playful, sometimes serious and sometimes terrifying, published by Blushing Books. Kelly and Jim, the two main characters, were secondary characters in Arrested by Love. Though this story stands on its own, if you read Arrested by Love, you'll most likely recognize some of the scenes, since we see a little bit of Kyle and Tiffany in this book, too.
In this excerpt, near the end of Chapter Five, Jim Evans and Kelly Franklin are together at "The Velvet Chains," a BDSM club where they met that evening. Kelly is receiving some aftercare after a session of intensive medical play she did with Jim that seemed a lot more real than play. Aftercare is an important part of the BDSM experience. Both the Dom and the sub seek reassurance from the other. Jim enjoys holding Kelly, and she likes being in his arms, so this is a quiet period of reflection and getting to know each other. Problem is, Jim has just asked Kelly a question she really doesn't want to answer. However, her evasion also serves as an admission that she's lied to him. Normally, a Dom would punish a sub for that infraction, but Jim has told Kelly he'll give her a onetime pass. Before they do anything else, he tells her he wants to get to know her a little better, so he's asking some pertinent questions. Kelly's just told him her parents were killed in a 'break-in gone bad.' (Note: I edited this section down a bit to comply with the six paragraph rule and end with a lead-in to the next excerpt.)
"My mother hid me in a closet. I don't remember much about it, but a policeman found me the next day. I think I may have passed out, Sir."
"You said the nuns punished you?"
"Mostly with rulers, Sir."
Jim smiled, and Kelly found she really liked his smile. It made him appear younger, more approachable. "No, I mean did you get hit on the back of the hand? Were you paddled? How did they punish you?"
Kelly knows she makes a lousy sub. She has a temper and a mouth that constantly get her into trouble, but she sees something in Jim that makes her want more of the type of mastering only he could give her.
M/F, Kinky happenings in rural Connecticut.
A Dom's Dilemma is available for sale at Blushing Books in a variety of formats. If you'd like to read more, I've provided a 3 chapter preview on my web site's Spanking Romance page.
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