Saturday, October 3, 2015

#SatSpanks - 10/3/15 - Mortal Illusions - Dinner or to bed without supper #Paranormal #Vampires

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

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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 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, Claire and Phillipa are witnessing the trial of Sybill, a mortal female accused of approaching another group for the purpose of requesting transformation.  A procedure which Germaine's group expressly forbids.  In addition, she was observed relating vampire activities to an outsider, and going so far as to encourage her companion to seek out the mortal constabulary. The vampire responsible for Sybill claims to know nothing about her illicit activities and effectively removes his protection, leaving her fate for Germaine's council to decide. However, when the men move in to tie the other woman down to keep her from hurting herself, Claire starts to get very worried and wants to intervene, but can only watch with quiet dread as one of the vampires sticks a two inch needle into the mortal prisoner's neck. Sickened, Claire whips around to stare at the man she thought she loved with an expression of shock and dismay only to have him insist she leave. But Claire wants answers as she tells him even condemned prisoners have a right to know what's facing them.

             “Not here and not now,” he insisted, his face a mask of implacability.
            “Then when and where?”
            “What about Carpathias?” Phillipa recommended.  “I'm certain Claire must be hungry, and I'm beginning to feel a bit peaked myself.  Maybe we could find a quiet table there to talk?” 
            Seeing his look of indecision, Claire argued, “Surely it's not forbidden for Phillipa and me to eat something before I'm taken home?  Or are you sending me to bed without supper tonight?”

Claire is discovering just how different vampires are from mortals. Afraid she's fallen in love with a man who will only break her heart, she's about to learn how dangerous her position actually is.

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. Ooh, poor Sybill! I can understand Claire having questions! Great intriguing snippet Kathryn :)


  2. Sybil is learing some valuable lessons, isn't she?

  3. There is a time and place to be outspoken - but is this it? I wish her luck.

  4. Vampire diets make you stop and think. Great snippet!

  5. Hmm- if she keeps this up she might be supper lol

  6. Yikes… as alluring as a vampire might be, I'm not sure I'd go there.

  7. I think Claire is going to have to tread very carefully... and she'd probably to best to toe the line in this instance. I don't think I'd mess with Germaine!

  8. Ooh, this sounds as though it's leading to something explosive! Great snippet!


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