Wednesday, September 23, 2015

#MFRWHooks - 9/23/15 - Past Interference - Sometimes words alone can't reassure #CorbinsBend #DD


It's Book Hooks Wednesday!  Yay!  And I'm sharing an excerpt from my new spanking novella in the Corbin's Bend series, Past Interferencethe sequel to A Simple Misunderstanding. Past Interference is part of the Corbin's Bend Valentine's Day collection "Love in the Rockies," and is not being sold separately.

What she needed was the opposite of what she wanted.


In this scene, which occurs near the beginning of Chapter Two, Eleanor Benson (Elly) is six days away from getting married again, and her doubts are eating her alive.  After suffering through a bout of stress-related migraines, she's finally gotten up enough courage to tell her husband-to-be that she's not sure she wants to get married.  Jerry knows Elly is nervous, but believed he'd managed to convince her he is nothing at all like her first husband, Arthur, who abused her.  Unfortunately, he's beginning to realize Elly's past may just ruin their future together, so he insists they sit down and discuss why she's having second thoughts, and why he insists they get married .


As his words sunk in, Elly realized marriage was more than a next step for Jerry. He considered a legal union between them as essential. “I’m sorry —”
“Stop apologizing, and tell me what you need.”
His request emerged with a bit more snap than she expected. “What do you mean?”
Closing his eyes, he took a deep breath. “What can I do to ease your mind that I won’t turn into the Incredible Hulk the moment you are legally mine? In fact, I suspect little will change between us.”

 

Elly wants Jerry to tell her she's being foolish, but he's not about to do that.  He loves her, and he takes her concerns seriously.  So, he's determined they discuss her concerns and address them before things get out of hand. However, her first marriage was so disastrous, she's terrified to try again.



M/F Domestic Discipline in Colorado.

Blurb:

Valentine's Day in Corbin's Bend.  As Elly Benson readies herself for her second wedding, the doubts and misgivings of any new bride-to-be are exacerbated by the abuse she suffered during her first marriage.

Though she's lived with Jerry Douglas for four months now, and been subject to his discipline more than once, Elly's first husband had been kind and careful with her, too, until the day she vowed to love, honor and obey him.  The lessons she's learned from the past make her doubt she can ever find happiness in the future.


Love in the Rockies is available at the following locations.

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

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

2 comments:

  1. OH my goodness this sounds fabulous!!!

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  2. Love this snippet Kathryn. I feel for them both, Elly's misgivings are understandable given her past experiences.

    Hugs
    Roz

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