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It’s been a while since Tamsin Baker has been to the Spicy Butterfly Garden, but she is no stranger here. Today, she brings us her Evernight Publishing novella, FIrst Bite. If you haven’t guessed from the title, it involves one of my favorite paranormal-type species – VAMPIRES. Welcome back and congratulations, Tamsin! 🙂
Can two possessive and passionate vampire’s make a relationship work with the one human they are both destined to love?
Benedict’s boring existence as a London gentleman is called into question the night he meets Lina, the madame of a local brothel. Under her dominance he finds pleasure so sweet he is hungry for more, but he is not the only one with an appetite to fill.
Lina entices the beautiful Benedict into her dungeon only to discover that he is her blood mate. Fear fills her as she enters the unknown, yet the lure of perfect bliss is too much.
Antony, Lina’s long time friend and lover finds Lina and Benedict and cannot help joining in the sexual bliss. Disaster strikes for the tortured hero when he too learns he is Benedict’s blood mate. He must face a past that still devastates him and find a way to make their ménage work.
Lina focused on pushing her hunger for Benedict’s blood down to a less rampant level. She wanted to play with her prey for a little while first.
“Walk over to the wooden step to your left.”
Benedict turned his head and located the piece of equipment she was talking about. She sensed his fear inching up a notch but he did what she said.
Lina watched him move, feeling his emotions as though they were her own. He was naturally confident, strong and sure of himself. She would make him submit to her and in it he would find the greatest pleasure.
“Lay across the bench. Reach over as far down as you can.”
His eyes flashed a little, mutiny gathering in their yellow flecks.
“Lina, I’m not going to…”
“You will do as I tell you to, Benedict.” She placed a soft blanket over the wood to protect his pelvis, then she pointed at the bench expectantly. She could make him, she was far stronger, but this type of pleasure had to be accepted willingly, there was no other way.
“Will you hurt me?”
She flashed him a smile no one had ever resisted.
“Yes, but I will not harm you. If you yell stop, I’ll stop.”
His eyes narrowed as he replayed her words. She held his gaze, then pointed again.
He sighed but lay over the wood, his buttocks high, round and firm.
Lina groaned at the sight. What a magnificent specimen of a human male.
She knelt on the floor quickly to tie his ankles and wrists to the four separate legs of the bench, spreading him wide. Lina then stood and removed the annoying barriers of her dress, chemise and shoes.
Clad only in her garter belt and silk stockings, she pressed herself against Benedict’s ass, her wet pussy aching for release.
“Fuck…Lina!” Benedict struggled against his bonds, too strong for a mere human to break free from.
“Such a nice ass you have, Benedict and not a mark on it. Would you like me to spank you?”
He was silent as she reached between his legs and cupped the heavy sac.
The teasing tone of his response made her smile. She loved his cheekiness.
She controlled her swing, and spanked him: twice on his left cheek and four times on the right. He cried out on the last touch, so she leaned forward to kiss the pink skin.
“Did you like that, my pet?”
She ran her hands down the back of his powerful thighs and up his ass once again.
“I don’t know.”
Lina smiled again. An honest response, how pleasantly unusual.
“I need something more.”
Using speed a human couldn’t see, Lina chose a riding crop from the wall and was back before Benedict realized she had gone.
“I think you are a good man, Benedict, but also a very bad boy. Shall I use my riding crop on you?”
Where to Buy “First Bite”:
Tamsin Baker is an Aussie girl who just discovered erotic romance ten months ago. Before that, she would read sexy romance, skipping the plot and looking for the all the naughty bits. Since then, she has written erotic romance and erotica novels of varying length and has had thirty published (so far!). She absolutely loves reading and writing! She has two other jobs, including kids and a hubby too – but writing is a passion that she has to indulge for fear of insanity. M/M is a passion of hers so even when she writes ménage, there is always an M/M story. She particularly enjoys writing female dommes, but she loves experimenting in all genres. Tamsin is learning to write and read more one step at a time. Soon, she’ll have stories published in every sub-genre of erotic romance – well that’s her aim anyway!
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I have the wonderful and talented S.J. Maylee here at the Spicy Butterfly Garden showing off her new Evernight Publishing release, Taking Courage (Love Projects #2). Thanks for coming by S.J. I look forward to reading this one.
Thank you so much for having me, Jessica! J I’m super excited to share my latest release. The initial inspiration for TAKING COURAGE came from my journey into writing. I thought first of a heroine who is having a hard time finding her own way in life. When she’s finally at the right place at the right time, she stumbles. I felt like that a million times already on this writing journey. The trick is to get back up and try again. That is exactly what my heroine, Janna does. I’m so dang proud of her strength. I hope you get a chance to read Taking Courage and that you love her story as much as I do.
Taking Courage (Love Projects #2)
Janna’s ready to make over her life and get out from under the controlling thumb of her father. She doesn’t want another failed arranged marriage. She’s ready to do whatever it takes for the career she wants, enter the lifestyle she craves, and to earn the trust and love of the man that has captured her heart, but heartbreak and career hiccups seem to be her destiny. Simon’s still recovering after his last submissive lied her way into his life. He’s not ready for Janna and how she pushes against his prejudices. He needs to decide if he’s willing to lose her or if he’ll fight for her love and submission.
“Head up now.” Something was agitating the tender bundle in his arms. Simon wanted to help her through it. He may have taken a step back on his training responsibilities since his last experience, but Janna felt perfect under his hand. He’d have to find out if she’d be back.
“What’s troubling you, pet?”
“I forgot to mention something earlier.” She tucked the blanket under her chin.
“Oh?” He rubbed in big circles around her back. “Why don’t you tell me now?”
“This was my first time, Sir.”
“Your first?” His confusion was thick. She tried to hide her eyes from him, but he saw shame. Sometimes newer submissives struggled with firsts. “Is this your first time being a guest?”
“Is your home club much different?” The safe rules of BDSM clubs were pretty universal, a real gift to traveling kinksters, but sometimes a scene in a different setting could be unsettling.
“I don’t have a home club, Sir. Well, not one that I physically visit.” She rubbed the edge of her blanket. “I’m an active member of their chat rooms.”
He hadn’t heard her right. No. She felt like an experienced submissive. Was she just playing the part? Anger ticked a quick pace up his spine.
“Are you telling me I just gave you your first scene?”
“Why did you withhold this information?” When she didn’t answer he added, “Why weren’t you honest with me?” He pushed her slightly, in part to get some distance and to keep her safe from him. “Answer me, now.”
“I forgot. It all happened so fast, and I forgot one of my lines.”
“Lines.” He finished shoving her from his lap and stood. “I hope you had fun tonight.”
“I did, Sir,” she said as she stood to join him. She tugged at the edge of the blanket that had stuck in the couch. “Please, let me thank you for tonight.”
“There is no need. You lied to me, and you had your fun.” He scratched his brow. “Go home now.” He took two storming steps away and stopped. He forced himself to return to her, disgusted by how good it felt to see her face once more. He stopped within an inch, forcing her to look up. “Do yourself a favor. Enter that club at home, get yourself in a training program, and do not ever lie to a Dom again.”
He wanted to hit something. What was it with submissives and their lies? The lie might have been smaller this time, but it was still a lie.
He thundered past the scene areas and kept walking, increasing his speed. Folks saved themselves and moved out of his way. Fury radiated down his arms curling his fingers into fists, almost there.
Some members thought Keller was crazy when he’d installed the small gym next to the club. When the roster quickly filled, it was Keller that was laughing all the way to the bank. Simon had a regular date with the bag hanging in the corner. He may no longer enter the ring, but the regimented workouts kept him strong and centered.
A couple more steps and he’d entered the gym and saw the innocent bag hanging right where he needed it to be. He slammed his fist into the bag. Pressure reverberated from his hand straight to his heart, but it didn’t release the revulsion.
He needed to get this out and get back on the floor. One of his best friends was about to collar his sub. The bag swung around. He walked around it and rolled his shoulders back. He wanted to witness the happiness a pair could have when things worked out and no one lied.
It was just a scene, something he could shake off, and she was just a guest sub. There was no possible way she could have felt as right as he thought. The anger was tricking him. She was just another lying sub. A sub to forget. A sub he would never see again.
An image of her regret filled face tugged at his resolve. His fingers flexed as he remembered her velvet channel. His cock twitched, and he hit the bag again.
WHERE YOU CAN FIND TAKING COURAGE:
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Simon definitely sees Janna again. Do you think she’ll get a second chance with him?
ABOUT S.J. MAYLEE:
S.J. Maylee fell in love with storytelling at a young age and with it came a deep-seated desire for everyone to find their happily ever after. She’s finding the happy endings for her characters one steamy story at a time.
When she’s not reading or writing, you can find her caring for her garden, laughing with her two young sons, or dancing to her husband’s music. She’s a PMP (Project Management Professional), Nia instructor, and coffee addict.
As a writer she has a tendency to break hearts, but she always glues them back together.