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Sunday Spotlight: The Highwayman's Lady

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Ashe Barker is in the spotlight today with her brand-new book, The Highwayman’s Lady, and she’s offering a $10 Amazon Gift Card giveaway on top of that. Don’t miss out.


Hi Ruth, and thank you so much for inviting me back over to your blog to give a shout out about The Highwayman’s Lady63b6d1965d9fbc637dd4c24d43ca12aa.


I’m really excited about this story, Gray is a hero I’ve been hatching for a while now, and it just reached the point where he had to emerge. He’s a rogue and no one could mistake him for a gentleman, but I hope readers will love him as much as I do.


Here’s the blurb…


After the death of her mother, twenty-year-old Imogen Bennett faces the prospect of being coerced into marriage by a scheming relative, but fate intervenes when a masked highwayman accosts her on the road. Desperate to escape the unwanted wedding, Imogen pleads with the mysterious, handsome rogue to rescue her.


 


Alistair Graham is a proud Scotsman who rebelled against British rule, and since the defeat of the highlanders at Culloden he has taken to robbing rich Englishmen travelling through Scottish lands. He is no gentleman, but he is certainly not a man who would ignore a young woman’s pleas for help, and he agrees to do what he can to assist the beautiful girl he has waylaid.


 


Imogen finds herself drawn to Alistair, and though he warns her that he expects a woman’s complete obedience both in bed and out of it, she cannot resist offering her virgin body to him. He takes her hard and thoroughly, leaving her utterly spent yet still aching for more, and when her shock at her own wantonness leads her to speak disrespectfully to him he bares her bottom and punishes her soundly.


 


A highwayman is no suitable match for a lady, however, and Alistair fears that her association with him can only put them both in danger, so he makes her promise that she’ll tell no one about what took place between them and then ensures that she is delivered safely to the home of her honourable cousin in Kirkleven. Yet despite her best efforts to put Alistair out of her mind forever, in her heart Imogen knows she will always belong to the man who rescued her, mastered her, and made her his. But will her highwayman ever return to lay claim to his lady?


 


Publisher’s Note: The Highwayman’s Lady is an erotic romance novel that includes spankings, sexual scenes, anal play, elements of BDSM, and more. If such material offends you, please don’t buy this book.


 


 


And an excerpt…


He uses his thumbs to part the lips of my quim, then leans down to plunge his tongue inside. I cannot see what he is doing, but it must be his tongue, for nothing else could deliver such sweet intensity. Soft yet probing, the intimate intrusion sending spirals of raw lust spinning through me.


“Gray… sir!” I exclaim, my fingers gripping the headboard as though to anchor me to this earth.


He ignores my startled squeals, shifting his attention back to that nub he teased just moments ago. I am unsure whether to be disappointed or to urge him on. I do neither, my whole body convulsing as the sensation starts to crest. I am terrified, hurtling toward something I do not comprehend but which draws me on like a siren.


“I warned you, do not take your release until I tell you to.”


“My—what? Sir?”


He pauses, then, “Ah, my apologies, Imogen. Please disregard that last remark of mine. You may take your pleasure as you will. This time.” He returns to his task, licking and nibbling whilst he trails his fingers through my dripping folds.


I arch, let out a sharp cry as he inserts one long finger inside me. He slides it forward, slow but sure, then swirls it within to caress my inner walls.


“Oh, dear lord.” I am thrashing on the bed, still clutching the headboard but thrusting my hips upward. Another finger enters me and he scissors them inside. I am losing any semblance of control. I fear I may be dying but have no wish to stop or slow down. Quite the reverse, I am driving forward, stretching, seeking, soaring.


Gray lowers his head again and closes his lips around that sensitive bundle of flesh again. He sucks and I am gone.


White light flashes within my skull, my body is spasming. Wave after wave of raw pleasure cascades through me. I am flying, weightless, adrift. His fingers in me, his tongue and lips on me, all conspire to rob me of sense and reason and the merest vestige of control. I care for none of that, so intent am I on milking this flow of carnal delight.


Almost as suddenly as the feeling was upon me, it recedes. Gray’s caresses are slowing, inside and out and my senses gradually return. As do my questions.


“What happened? What did you do?”


The bed shifts again and I know he is standing now, no doubt looking down on my form, still trembling from the intensity of the sensual onslaught he just unleashed. I turn my face in the direction I assume he has gone. “Gray? Please…”


“I told you I am a generous lover, did I not? Now you know what shall be your reward for obedience. You want more?”


“You could do that again?”


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More about me:


I’ve been an avid reader of fiction for many years, erotic and other genres. I still love reading, the hotter the better. But now I have a good excuse for my guilty pleasure – research.


I tend to draw on my own experience to lend colour, detail and realism to my plots and characters. An incident here, a chance remark there, a bizarre event or quirky character, any of these can spark a story idea.


I live in the North of England, on the edge of the Brontë moors. When not writing – which is not very often these days – my time is divided between my role as resident taxi driver for my teenage daughter, and caring for a menagerie of dogs, tortoises.  And a very grumpy cockatiel.


I have around thirty titles on general release with publishers on both sides of the Atlantic, and I have several more in the pipeline. I write M/f, M/M, and occasionally ring the changes with a little M/M/f. All my books feature BDSM. I write explicit stories, always hot, but they offer far more than just sizzling sex. I like to read about complex characters, and compelling plots, so that’s what I write too.


I have a pile of story ideas still to work through, and keep thinking of new ones at the most unlikely moments, so you can expect to see a lot more from me.


 


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The Conversation: Stereotypes

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I’ve been mulling over this topic for some time now and quite frankly having a hard time deciding what to write. Not because I couldn’t think of anything to write but because there was so much I could possibly write about. For instance, I vividly remember being in a college class that was discussing stereotypes and realizing as a Caucasian disabled female, I was the only one in the room to fit into but a majority “class” (racially) and a minority “class” as both a woman and a person with a disability. It was an eye-opening experience.


HandicappedOf course, as a person with a disability, there were any number of disability related stereotypes I could talk about, but I have written some about that before, and specifically honest I don’t want that to become my soapbox and the thing that I am known for. I’m not in the least ashamed of my disability and am more than willing to talk about it with anyone who wants to know, but I don’t want to be defined by it as a person or as a writer. That’s as bad as the stereotype that followed me when I was working in education that because I have a disability I should be working in special ed with students who have disabilities. Now, there’s nothing wrong with that and that’s what you choose to do, and there is something to be said for giving children with disabilities adult role models who also have disabilities. However, in my opinion, there’s something to be said for giving all children a diversity of adult role models, not just ones who look, talk, or walk like they do. So yes, I could’ve talked about that, but I wasn’t entirely sure I wanted to.


And then I watched Outlander today and inspiration hit like a bolt of lightning.


The Outlander book series breaks just about every genre stereotype there is. First of all, what genre are the books in Outlander spanking scenethe first place. They are sci-fi/historical/romance and have occasionally been called action-adventure. The sci-fi part comes in because time travel is a major plot element. It’s historical because most of takes place in the 18th century. It’s also romance because it involves a couple falling in love. Unlike most traditional romances, the heroine is older than the hero. They fall in love after they are married not before, and the hero is a virgin not the heroine, effectively smashing many romance stereotypes.


Oh yes, make no mistake, there are stereotypes in the publishing industry, particularly with regard to genre fiction. As a writer, I rather enjoy turning some of the expected DD/spanking/romance stereotypes on their head. For instance, my first romance novel, Playing with Fire, included no sex scenes whatsoever, but wasn’t a Christian/inspirational romance. My second one, Learning to Live Again, was about a couple that was already married with children. Rather than a couple discovering love for the first time, they were rediscovering their relationship and each other. In the third one, it was the woman introducing lifestyle to the man, and it was the man who had been the victim of abuse, not the woman. It’s fun to play with those lines and blur them, but I’ve also had the misfortune to run into them in ways that are far more frustrating than fun.


For instance, this seems to be an assumption that if a book contains spanking then that automatically means that it should be marketed as BDSM erotica. However, marketing a book as erotica sets up certain expectations the reader’s mind, namely that the book will contain quite a bit of explicit sex. There’s nothing wrong with that, per se, but that’s not what I write. What I write, to my mind, is spanking romance. Yes, it does contain spanking, but it may or may not contain sex. Frankly, I don’t set out with the notion of writing sex, or as some people prefer to term it, smut, at all. I want to write romance, the characters finding each other and love. Whether or not it contains sex at all is entirely up to the characters.Character Quotes-Meetville-Quotes-5561


However, when my books are marketed as erotica simply because they contain spanking then inevitably they are going to disappoint some readers who expect them to contain far more sex than they do. That’s puts both me as the writer and the reader at a disadvantage. They are disappointed, and I can’t possibly fulfill expectations for a genre that I never intended to write. The stereotype is unfair to both of us.


 


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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Blushing Books has rereleased my Corbin’s Bend Valentine’s novella, Unexpected Surprises. In celebration, I’m sharing a snippet from that book today.


 


As if in answer to her unspoken question, Grant appeared in the doorway, just as quietly and suddenly as he had left. Lainie looked up, curious, but all curiosity fled in utter panic when her eyes fell on the paddle he held in his hand. It was the translucent lexan paddle he had bought several weeks ago. Though he had given her a few swats with it at the end of other spankings as a warning, he hadn’t yet used it to punish her, saying that he was reserving it for serious matters. Apparently, in Grant’s mind, this qualified as a serious matter. Lainie went cold at the thought. The warnings had been quite enough. That thing was evil incarnate.












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unexpected-surprises_200For their first Valentine’s Day in Corbin’s Bend, Grant Taylor is determined to do something special for his wife Lainie. Lainie, however, has plans of her own. As a middle school teacher, she has volunteered to help plan and chaperone the Valentine dance that is being held for the middle and high school students.


When Grant hears this, he insists that she is working too hard and needs to cut back on the things she has committed to, the first and foremost being the Valentine’s Day dance. Lainie insists that she can’t do that and finally he reluctantly agrees to let her work part of the dance and then come home.


Under extreme protest, Lainie agrees, but when the time comes to admit to her supervisor that she can’t chaperone, she changes her mind and decides Grant is being unreasonable. She determines to chaperone the dance anyway and deal with Grant later. Unfortunately, Lainie’s plan doesn’t work out quite like she intended it to, and she is in for quite a few unexpected surprises.


Previously published in the Love in the Rockies boxed set.


 











To see where, Grant and Lainie’s story began, pick up Learning to Live Again.


 


 












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Learning to Live AgainTired of increasing chaos in his family life and the distance that is growing between him and his wife, Lainie, Grant Taylor decides the only way to save his marriage is to get back to the domestic discipline lifestyle he grew up with. When he finds Corbin’s Bend on the Internet, he is certain it is the perfect place for them to start over.


Exhausted and tired of juggling everything herself, Lainie reluctantly agrees to her husband’s suggestion. However, she is new to the lifestyle and more than a little uncertain about it. To make matters worse, their 15-year-old daughter Kathleen is convinced they had moved her into some kind of weird spanking cult. She is miserable and not at all shy about letting everybody know it.


Will moving to Corbin’s Bend be their saving grace, or will it be the final straw that tears them apart?











Magpie Monday

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Call for Themes

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I've reached the end of scheduled themes for the Poetry Fishbowl project.  It's time to brainstorm some new themes!  These are a few that I've jotted down earlier, ones that I've thought up or people have suggested, to give you an idea what kind of stuff might be suitable:

* Help
* Otherkin
* Pirates & Brigands

What other themes would you like to see me write about?  Suggest them in a comment below this post.

Later on I'll collect the suggestions and post a poll, probably on Monday.  The most popular topics will be added to the schedule for future fishbowls.  You can also help by linking to this post so that more people will see it. (Links will reveal new verses of "The Tornado Blew Away."  Everyone is welcome to suggest themes.  Everyone will also be able to vote for them later; prompters and donors will get extra votes.

Six of the Best: Sexy Spanking 101

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In my latest novel, the heroine, Norah, wants a relationship that includes spanking and domestic discipline. However, the hero, Caine, survived an abusive childhood that makes him very reluctant to do anything that might potentially hurt Norah. As such, Norah is hoping she can ease Caine into the idea by introducing him to fun, sexy spankings.


“Why don’t I just show you?” Norah said. She got to her feet and reached for his hand, leading him into the bedroom. Once there, she stopped in front of him and undressed, slowly and deliberately. She could feel his eyes on her with every move she made. Good, she had his attention. When she was standing naked in front of him, she stepped closer and gripped the bottom of his shirt. She stripped over his head and then ran her hands slowly over his bare

shoulders and back and chest as she worked her way back down to his jeans. Caine was breathing hard, pupils dilated, and very clearly interested when she undid the fasteners on his jeans and hooking her thumbs in the waistband of both his jeans and underwear, stripped them straight off. Kneeling, she tapped his legs and gestured for him to step out. Once he had, she shoved their loose clothing out of the way and got back to her feet, pausing to trail kisses over the sprinkling of blonde hair on his belly that pointed the way southward into the bush of hair

around his more intimate parts. She stopped short of touching him there. Not yet, the time would come for that later.


Norah reached to take his hand again, intending to lead him over to the bed, but Caine stopped her, grasping her shoulders and kissing her, hard. “I could take you right now,” he murmured into her ear.


Norah grinned up at him. “Patience there, big boy,” she teased. “We’re nowhere near done yet.” Caine shot her hot, piercing look that sent an electric bolt of need racing down her spine and into her center, but he acquiesced and allowed her to lead him over to the bed. “Sit up and get comfortable,” she instructed. Caine moved to the middle of bed, leaning up against the headboard with his legs stretched out in front of him.


“Like this?” he asked.


“Perfect,” Norah told him. She came over to join him, but rather than sitting beside him she laid herself across his lap, folding her arms and propping her head on top of them. Almost instinctively, Caine ghosted a hand over the skin of her bottom. “There you go,” she encouraged. “Just like that. Touch and rub, and when you’re ready, try a spank or two. You won’t hurt me.Not like this.”


Frankly, he wouldn’t have to do much. The anticipation between them already had them both taunt as wire. Hit the right button and they would both like we go off like a rocket.













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The Man She Needed




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mansheneeded200Norah Waldon comes to Corbin’s Bend to start over after her husband of 10 years is killed in a freak accident. For the first time since college, she is on her own. She’s determined to fulfill her dream of owning her own bookstore, and for the first time in her life wants to live somewhere where she can be herself as she’s been hiding her desire for a DD relationship for far too long. Her late husband would have never understood. If she can get her bookstore off the ground, and maybe just maybe find an HOH who will take care of her the way she’s always wanted, everything will be perfect.


 


Enter Caine Landry the carpenter who is working on her bookstore. He brings out things in her she hasn’t felt in years. There’s just one problem. He doesn’t live in Corbin’s Bend and has no interest whatsoever in anything involving spanking. He had plenty of that growing up thanks to his grandfather and his belt. He can never do that to another person, no matter how he might feel about Norah.


 


Will their differences prove to be insurmountable or can Caine somehow find a way to become the man she needs











#MSS117: Be Careful What You Wish For

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I am both Demisexual (if you don’t know what that means and would like to, you can find out here) and kinky so my idea of sexy as always lain just a little outside of the norm. My version of sexy has always been more about the emotional than the physical, but has always included a sexy man who isn’t afraid to set limits and occasionally save me from myself. Like me, Norah, from my latest novel, The Man She Needed, has spent years wishing to find a man who wouldn’t be afraid to take her in hand. However, when she meets Caine Landry, things soon get a lot more real than she ever expected.


“I don’t think so,” Caine countered. “Have you found a corner yet?”


Caught between completely stunned and incensed beyond words, Norah took the phone and stomped around the house looking for suitable corner. She clearly hadn’t been thinking about disciplinary compatibility when she arranged the furniture in the house. The living room corners were occupied with bookshelves and Maeve’s climber. Her bedroom corners were filled with a jumble of lives odds and ends. The kitchen corners were taken up by counters and cabinets. She was just about to tell Caine she couldn’t stand in the corner because there were no

empty corners in her house when she finally found an empty corner in the little hallway made by

the walls of the bathroom, the closet and the laundry room. It made a short three-walled hall and

the back of it had two empty corners. “I have now,” she replied through gritted teeth.


“Good girl,” Caine praised. “Face the corner. Hands by your side. I’ll tell you when you’re done.”


Damn him. How could she stay appropriately mad at him when he absolutely melted her by saying something like that? Good girl was one of those delicious phrases that never failed to make her melt. She heaved a heavy sigh but obeyed. It didn’t take long before staring at the paint became mind-numbingly boring and Norah began to fidget.


“Be still,” Caine said suddenly over the phone. Norah jumped, startled. In the quiet, she had forgotten he was there. “I can hear you moving. I’m not an expert, but I’m pretty sure standing in the corner means that you stay quiet and still.”


“I’m trying,” Norah shot back. It sounded uncomfortably like a whine, but frankly she didn’t care. “It’s boring.”


“Good,” Caine said smugly. “Maybe you’ll remember that the next time you’re tempted to skip lunch or any other meal. It’s a lot more annoying to stand in the corner than it is to take a few minutes and eat appropriately.”


Norah huffed, rolling her eyes. Why did she have to tell him she wanted a DD relationship anyway? If she had just kept her mouth shut, Caine wouldn’t have known anything about rules or punishments or any of this stuff. Why had she ever started this?


 


 













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mansheneeded200Norah Waldon comes to Corbin’s Bend to start over after her husband of 10 years is killed in a freak accident. For the first time since college, she is on her own. She’s determined to fulfill her dream of owning her own bookstore, and for the first time in her life wants to live somewhere where she can be herself as she’s been hiding her desire for a DD relationship for far too long. Her late husband would have never understood. If she can get her bookstore off the ground, and maybe just maybe find an HOH who will take care of her the way she’s always wanted, everything will be perfect.


 


Enter Caine Landry the carpenter who is working on her bookstore. He brings out things in her she hasn’t felt in years. There’s just one problem. He doesn’t live in Corbin’s Bend and has no interest whatsoever in anything involving spanking. He had plenty of that growing up thanks to his grandfather and his belt. He can never do that to another person, no matter how he might feel about Norah.


 


Will their differences prove to be insurmountable or can Caine somehow find a way to become the man she needs











The Conversation: Myths of Gender

45992776_sGender is a controversial subject, almost any way you look at it. It is certain to bring up heated debate and a plethora of opinions. It also, in my opinion, is the subject of any number of myths. I’d like to discuss some of these myths (Note I said in my opinion, everything written here in is simply a reflection of my opinion, no more, no less. Undoubtably, some readers will agree with me; some won’t, such is the nature of opinions. Take that you will and move on.)


1. Women are no different from men.


This seems to be a prevailing idea, and for the life of me I cannot figure out how it became so firmly entrenched when it is so patently untrue. Of course men and women are different. We are physically, emotionally, and mentally different. We process the world in vastly different ways. In general – and this is a large, therefore dangerous, generalization which means there’s no way it will apply to everyone – women tend to connect with the world more emotionally and men tend to be more action oriented. This in no way means to imply that there are not exceptions. I know there are, I know people personally who are exceptions. However, just because there are outliers doesn’t mean that this in general is not true. At our core, we are different. Think about it. If there were no difference between men and women, why would transgender people experience the kind of disconnection and distress they do when their physical body doesn’t mind who they know they are inside. If there were no difference, there would be no mismatch to feel. I’m not transgender myself but everything I know about people who are and every story of a transgender person I’ve ever heard or read speaks of this mismatch, which clearly demonstrates to me that there is an innate difference between men and women.


2. Different means unequal.42958694_s


You know, despite my earlier claim that I did not know how the not different myth got to be so prevalent now that I think about it, this myth is probably why. Someone, at some point in history, was trying to express the idea that men and women are equal and expressed that as them being no different. That’s not true. They are different, but just because they are different it in no way in five that they are unequal. I have two cats. They are vastly different in looks, personality, and temperament, but they are not unequal. They deserve and receive equal care, equal food, etc. They are different but still fundamentally equal. Being a person with a disability, I’m different from most people I know. That in no way means that I’m unequal to the next person on the street (not that I don’t sometimes get treated that way). Regardless of some people’s perception, I’m still within myself in no way unequal to to anybody else.


3. Men and women should/shouldn’t_________ .


If I asked, I bet just about everyone could come up with some example of running into this mythological expectation. I had an interesting conversation with my sister not long ago. Her son, who is in kindergarten, with temporarily taking dance lessons because his best friend – a little girl he has known since they were toddlers – had asked him to be her partner for the ballroom dance portion of her dance class. She shares joint custody with her ex-husband and was afraid that he would not take their son to dance lessons when it was his week for custody because it was too girly. It’s interesting to me to note how things change. At one point in recent history, every man would have been expected to know how to dance. It was a mark of culture and class. Now, in my community at least, learning to dance (with the exception of hip hop/street dancing) is something boys don’t do.


Similarly, I once had a conversation with a gay man on an Internet message board about the struggles of being of a submissive nature. He commented that he had struggled with admitting his own nature and needs because it was seen as anti-masculine, too needed, not manly.  He was rather shocked to discover that I had very similar struggles because modern women were supposed to be strong and independent. They weren’t supposed to need a man. To voluntarily do otherwise was backward and a betrayal of all that women had fought for. He had always assumed having more submissive tendencies was acceptable for a woman, just not for man. It was rather eye-opening, I think, for him to find out that wasn’t necessarily true.


4. Girls are the oppressed minority.


Okay, I need to explain this one. It’s not entirely a myth.  In some ways and in some places, girls and women are absolutely an oppressed minority.  I am not denying that–not in the slightest. However, in my years as a middle school teacher I became very aware of a kind of opposite phenomenon going on. In my observation, I noticed that there were an awful lot of limitations on young boys.  Thanks to the work of the women’s movement, many if not most the traditionally “boy” activities are deemed acceptable for girls.  A girl in one of my classes joined the wrestling team and no one said a word.  After all, girls are equal and can do anything guys can, right?  Then a boy tried out for cheerleading.  Despite the fact that there are male cheerleaders on nearly every college team, he was immediately ostracized.  Now maybe it’s just that I  live in the deep South, but before you write us off as just ignorant southerners, think for a minute.  You see women and girls wearing pants and menswear look clothes fairly often, it’s normal, but would you say the same for a man wearing a dress?


It wasn’t just clothes either.  Girls, particularly girls of color, were encouraged to excel academically.  That was Girl 34973315_sPower, showing the world what a smart, strong woman you were.  My boys, on the other hand, did not under any circumstances want to be seen as smart.  That got you labeled a nerd and made you a target.  I had football players who would sneak into my classroom between classes to turn in assignments because they didn’t want their peers to know they were actually doing the work.  To let it be known would damage their “street cred” and “status.”  People are generally shocked when I mention this.  They dismiss it as a fluke, but I’m telling you, it happened and is still happening.  Case in point, the picture to the right came from a search of the word nerd.  Why is a guy who is reading a nerd? To my mind, that is just as oppressive to boys as suggesting girls should be barefoot and pregnant.


 


 


Author’s Note:  I apologize for limiting this only to binary gender.  I know and accept there are people for whom this model doesn’t fit.  However, I chose to stick to binary terms for clarity and simplicity.


 


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#Satspanks: Here for the Party

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Given that today is Halloween, I really wanted to find a theme appropriate snippet to share. Unfortunately, The Man She Needed doesn’t include the first thing Halloween related. It does feature an impromptu paint party though, which was the closest thing I could find to a celebration. Hey, it’s got food and wine. That counts, right?


“Dina says she’s bringing wine,” Abby said when she hung up the phone, grinning. “We can’t have a girls’ night without wine.”


Norah laughed. “Of course not.” Hopefully adding alcohol into the mix wouldn’t have a detrimental effect on the walls getting painted, but at the moment, she wasn’t even sure she cared. This was going to be fun.


Dina and Quincy were waiting for them when they returned. “I’ve got wine,” Dina said when they got out of the car.

“And I’ve got chocolate,” Quincy added, nodding at the bakery box from Ange’s she was carrying.”


 


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Norah Waldon comes to Corbin’s Bend to start over after her husband of 10 years is killed in a freak accident. For the first time since college, she is on her own. She’s determined to fulfill her dream of owning her own bookstore, and for the first time in her life wants to live somewhere where she can be herself as she’s been hiding her desire for a DD relationship for far too long. Her late husband would have never understood. If she can get her bookstore off the ground, and maybe just maybe find an HOH who will take care of her the way she’s always wanted, everything will be perfect.


 


Enter Caine Landry the carpenter who is working on her bookstore. He brings out things in her she hasn’t felt in years. There’s just one problem. He doesn’t live in Corbin’s Bend and has no interest whatsoever in anything involving spanking. He had plenty of that growing up thanks to his grandfather and his belt. He can never do that to another person, no matter how he might feel about Norah.


 


Will their differences prove to be insurmountable or can Caine somehow find a way to become the man she needs?


 


 

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Caine’s not the only one whose friends are interested in what’s going on between him and Norah.


 


Quincy raised an eyebrow. “So that’s how it is?” Though she said nothing more, the

implication couldn’t have been clearer. Norah was suddenly forcibly reminded that Quincy had a

reputation as one of the community’s most notorious matchmakers.


“It isn’t like that,” Norah protested. “Caine doesn’t like crowds so he prefers to bring his

lunch back to the store where it’s quiet. He also can’t take Mav into a restaurant so it’s easier just

to come back. I’m usually there and I have to eat too. It seems rude to leave him alone. I’m just

being friendly. That’s all.”


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Norah Waldon comes to Corbin’s Bend to start over after her husband of 10 years is killed in a freak accident. For the first time since college, she is on her own. She’s determined to fulfill her dream of owning her own bookstore, and for the first time in her life wants to live somewhere where she can be herself as she’s been hiding her desire for a DD relationship for far too long. Her late husband would have never understood. If she can get her bookstore off the ground, and maybe just maybe find an HOH who will take care of her the way she’s always wanted, everything will be perfect.


 


Enter Caine Landry the carpenter who is working on her bookstore. He brings out things in her she hasn’t felt in years. There’s just one problem. He doesn’t live in Corbin’s Bend and has no interest whatsoever in anything involving spanking. He had plenty of that growing up thanks to his grandfather and his belt. He can never do that to another person, no matter how he might feel about Norah.


 


Will their differences prove to be insurmountable or can Caine somehow find a way to become the man she needs?


 


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