Sunday, September 27, 2015

#6BestHop - 9/27/15 - A Dom's Dilemma - Sometimes prison isn't enough #BDSM #Spanking

He demanded her obedience, but what she wanted was his love.

It's Sunday's Six of the Best 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, when Jim asks Kelly a question she really doesn't want to answer, her evasion serves as an admission 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, however, he suggests they get to know each other a little better.  He begins by asking her some pertinent questions, which eventually lead to the topic of trust.  When Kelly admits that she probably trusts him more not to hurt her than anyone else, he's pleased, but remains cautious.  He informs her, in no uncertain terms, that he can be a controlling SOB who expects a lot, but he gives back in return.  If she chooses to remain as his sub, he'll expect her to be open and honest with about everything in her life. Even those things she might not want to share, but for the moment he's content to simply know more about what she likes. Curious about her new Dom as well, Kelly asks him whether he has any brothers or sisters. Seeing a shutter slam down over his features, she realizes she may have opened a wound from his past and immediately apologizes. Jim hesitates, then answers her question.

             He paused to let out a heavy sigh.  "Billy, who was five years younger than me, was killed in a totally needless car accident.  My baby sister, Chloe, who was ten years younger…."
            This time his pause was so pain-filled, Kelly reached up to hug him again.
            "Thank you, darlin'," he said rubbing her back.  "I'm okay, it's just a little hard for me to say, is all.  Chloe was only seven years old when she was abducted from our backyard.  The perverted SOB who took her, sadistically tortured and abused her sweet young body before strangling her to death."
            "Oh God, Sir.  That's terrible!  Was he caught?"
            "Yeah, he was.  Finally.  Though I gotta say I didn't want him caught.  I wanted him dead.  And I really wanted to give him a taste of what he did to my sister.  Her death is one of the reasons I became a detective."
            Kelly sat back down.  "That shouldn't surprise me either.  You're very good at asking questions."

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, except she's not sure she can give him all the honesty he expects in return.

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.

Available as an eBook or in paperback!

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