The year is 1921. At the age of twenty-six, Lillian Hamilton is alone, desperate and living in England. An ocean away in the Australian outback, her childhood sweetheart and decorated Light Horseman, William Cartwright, is running a sheep station and nursing a deep betrayal while the local ladies vie for his attention. But Lillian’s and William’s paths are about to cross once again, unexpectedly and dynamically spinning each of them into turmoil, igniting past hurts and spurring them on to a wary truce.
As they work through their deep-seated issues of distrust, others are conspiring against them, until a shocking revelation sends Lillian running from the safety of William’s arms and into the path of another man. William will have to work against time to find Lillian before he loses her—forever.
Serena Davies is on a mission—to write an exposé on the BDSM scene and in particular about the infamous BDSM club, Club Erebus. Little does Serena anticipate that her undercover mission will not only lead her deep into the BDSM scene but into the path of Dominant Aaron Blue, who will awaken in her previously unexplored dark and erotic desires.
When Aaron sees Serena enter Club Erebus he recognises that she is a natural submissive and vows that he will have her. He proposes to show Serena the BDSM scene and be her protector while she explores her darker urges on the stipulation that he will become her Dom.
Serena agrees to Aaron's proposal and finds herself immersed in a world where pleasure and pain are one, a world that ignites in her a desire and need to be dominated and arouses in her an unexplored sexuality.
Serena fears that Aaron will discover her true agenda for visiting Club Erebus and if that happens, she worries that no punishment would be severe enough to satisfy him.
Reader Advisory: Contains M/F/M and M/F/M/F, exhibitionism and voyeurism.
Forty-five-year-old Lucy Whiticker is an attractive and successful interior designer. Divorced with two adult children, she has almost given up hope of finding that perfect someone—that is, until she meets handsome and charismatic Rhett Hunter. But Lucy believes that, at twenty-eight, Rhett is too young for her.
When Rhett Hunter meets Lucy, the attraction is immediate. She’s sexy, confident and intelligent, and he determines he must have her. He knows that Lucy has an issue with their age difference, but he sets out to prove her wrong. Inviting her to the Valentine’s Ball is the best place to start.
The past collides with the present, however, when previous relationships interfere with Rhett’s plans. Rhett will have to use all his charm and persuasion to convince Lucy that they are meant to be together.
Sarah Maddox is a beautiful, intelligent and sexy journalism graduate—she is also Mistress Kitty the Dominatrix. Sarah loves her Dominatrix role at Fantasy—the exclusive Sydney BDSM club. Only her best friend knows what she really does each evening and her secret is safe until she meets the charming, handsome and successful Maxwell McIver who turns her world upside down. He has Sarah questioning her priorities and wondering—has she finally met the man for whom she would be willing to compromise?
Handsome Maxwell McIver at thirty-five is one of the richest men in the country. Sophisticated and powerful, Maxwell is accustomed to getting what he wants and after meeting Sarah at a party, he decides that he wants her. He has always avoided serious relationships but Sarah has captivated him and once their romance starts to heat up he decides that he doesn't want to let her go. But like Sarah, Maxwell is also hiding something, a secret that will threaten their newfound relationship and have Sarah reeling with indecision and uncertainty.
Tanvi Sharma has always lived life carefully. What has she done, then, to deserve the sentence her family has subjected her to? What cruel form of kismet has intervened so drastically to change her life as she knows it? New Delhi offers Tanvi, who works as a contracted accountant for the Totally Five Star Group, a little solace and removes her from the stifling environment of her father’s business. But she knows it’s only temporary. Soon she has to accept her fate and agree to the marriage her parents have arranged for her—to a man she despises.
She’s all but resigned to her ominous future when a smoldering look from a handsome businessman starts Tanvi’s juices flowing and she allows herself to fantasize about a relationship that can never work. But would a short-term affair be so wrong? Perhaps a no-strings-attached fling with a handsome stranger is just what she needs before entering into a loveless, passionless union.
When Australian businessman Alexander Banks spots Tanvi in the hotel restaurant, the exotic and aloof creature immediately intrigues him. Never one to shirk from a challenge, Alex quickly learns that he has his work cut out for him if he wants to get closer to the reserved beauty.
Alex soon realizes that cultural differences and long-held traditions are obstacles greater than he could ever have envisioned and light years away from his Western rationale. Just when he expects that a relationship with his Indian beauty might be going somewhere, it turns out that someone else has other plans and the Totally Five Star Hotel becomes a dangerous and risky place for them to be.
Makayla Carrington is innocent and inexperienced...until she meets Donovan King. When the King decides that he wants Makayla, he whisks her away to the Totally Five Star Hotel in Madrid, and he’ll do anything to protect her from his clandestine BDSM activities.
All too soon, Makayla discovers Donovan’s secret, then Makayla decides that she wants something too—to be Donovan’s submissive.
A rivalry arises when an ex of Donovan’s decides that she wants him back and the woman will stop at nothing to fulfill her aim. But Donovan will do anything to protect his relationship with Makayla, and time is of the essence if he wants to keep her.
The tight security he put in his Palace threatened the secret romantic relationship which his wife kept with his personal adviser. How their issues got solved definitely depended on how much they could fight back at the world.