Saturday, October 18, 2014

#SatSpanks - 10/18/14 - Mortal Illusions - Whipped with a mutant feather duster #Vampires #ParanormalRomance

Show me an angry vampire, and I'll show you an unhappy mortal.

NOTE: 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.  

My submission for this week is from my 1st book, Mortal Illusions. A vampire romance published by New Concepts Publishing, Mortal Illusions is currently the first in a series of 3 books.  Its sequel, Fatal Desire, is currently being revised.

When Claire Daniels discovers Germaine St. Justine is a vampire, she sets a plan in motion to convince him to cure her brother of AIDS.  Though an innocent in sexual relations, Claire is savvy enough to realize the best way to secure Germaine's support is to enter into an intimate relationship with him.  However, having a vampire take you to bed isn't quite the same as sleeping with the boy next door.  There are complications. And Germaine is dominant enough to add a few more Claire hadn't expected.

In this segment, Germaine and Claire are leaving the Manhattan restaurant, where he'd just proposed to her, just before they were accosted by Claire's former boy friend, Harry.  Harry made some alarming accusations against Germaine, and Claire is attempting to work truth from fiction through in her mind as she carefully questions her dominant vampire lover, who is now her fiance, about a woman who claims she was tortured by Germaine's council.

            “What did you do, whip her with that mutant feather duster you keep around for recalcitrant women?”
            “Lower your voice,” he warned quietly. When she merely glared at him, he admitted, “The council did sentence Sybill to ten lashes of the feather whip, but I neither judged her nor carried out the sentence.”
            Although Claire lowered her voice, she did not attempt to disguise her revulsion.
            “Is that whip so painful she would consider it torture?”
            “No. It smarts, but it leaves no welts, nor does it break the skin. It is meant to humiliate more than hurt. The punishment was supposed to be public, but even that was waived when she pleaded for a closed session. I am confident she was given every consideration due her.”

Claire is discovering vampires live by different rules than those governing the mortal world, and she's afraid she's fallen in love with a man who will only break her heart.

M/F, Contemporary vampire romance in a society based on D/s.

Read the first three chapters at: Mortal Illusions

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  1. I can tell this is a delicious series that I have to read.

  2. Haunting snippet. I feel the tension in each line. Fab snippet.

  3. Okay, I have to ask: IS there such a thing as a feather whip--or is that something you made up?

  4. Mutant feather duster? I have to read this just to find out what a feather whip is!

  5. Loved this Kathryn, very tantalising, interesting snippet!


  6. Beautiful cover! I want to hear about this mutant feather duster!

  7. For those of you who want to know more about the mutant feather duster, I wrote a note on Facebook. It has a picture....


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