Surrender

Pleasure House

Book 3
Burlesque Press
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Note: The books in the Pleasure House world are all stand alones featuring a different couple in each book. They can be read in any order without any trouble. The listed order is the order of publication. 

 

 Julie wants Gabe Griffin like fish want water, but what she wants is sweet domestic bliss and a white picket fence. What Gabe wants is to put a collar around Julie’s throat and train her in the finer points of being his slave.

At first too innocent, then too broken, can Julie ever surrender to the man intent on claiming her?

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About the author

 Kitty Thomas writes dark literary erotica that explores dominance and submission. Not really classed as romance, though some readers see it that way. It's a case of your mileage may vary. Romance genre conventions and rules not usually followed but some books could easily be classed as "erotic romance" such as Mafia Captive or Tender Mercies. Some call her work "dark erotic romance"

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Burlesque Press
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Mar 27, 2017
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260
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9781938639371
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English
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Fiction / Erotica / BDSM
Fiction / Erotica / General
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Erotica
Fiction / Romance / Fantasy
Fiction / Romance / Suspense
Fiction / Thrillers / Psychological
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Note: The books in the Pleasure House world are all stand alones featuring a different couple in each book. They can be read in any order without any trouble. The listed order is the order of publication.


Vivian Delaney leads a life of privilege, but behind closed doors she feels isolated and trapped in a gilded cage. Unable to achieve sexual pleasure with her husband, she finds herself in the capable hands of Anton, a massage therapist intent on awakening her to her full sexual potential. By any means necessary.

Publisher's Note: This title is dark romance. If you enjoy this title, you will also enjoy Broken Dolls by Kitty Thomas, set in the same world as Guilty Pleasures. Broken Dolls is now available on pre-order for $2.99 through release day only. (Regular retail: $4.95)

What Readers are Saying About Guilty Pleasures:

"5 stars all the way. I love how kitty writes. no shame. it's everything I didn't know I wanted." - Drew P.


"Such a sexy submissive story. I love Vivian and all the many characters that are thrown into her life. Sequel please, would definitely love more about these characters!" - Kenzie


"I read "Comfort Food" and wanted to read more from the author ... "Dark eroticia" is so much more exciting than the "50 Shades" type story lines!

With this book and Comfort Food, I questioned if I could handle reading about the things the character's were subjected to but that wasn't an issue, I was captivated.

When about one quarter through the book, I thought it's not going to be as good as "Comfort Food" but that definitely wasn't the case ... It's a hot book and I loved it!" - Megan

"This book is definitely not for the faint of heart. Very intense BDSM but if you have a depraved mind like me, you'll love it!" -AsianCocoa

"Kitty Thomas is an incredibly talented erotica writer and storyteller, and she really turned up the heat and the kink in her latest release. Guilty Pleasures is a very erotic and twisted tale that sucks the reader in from the first paragraph. Ultimately, it is a look at one woman's sexual awakening and the drastic steps she must take to arrive there. She must question what is the worse existence, a lifetime of dull, passionless sex in her husband's bed or being "forced" to experience orgasmic kinky sex with strangers. I am so very pleased with the book's ending. Perfect! Highly recommended to those who like darker, BDSM erotica" - Book of Secrets

"Guilty Pleasures is a lovely and sweet BDSM story about how a bored, rich and sexually shut-down wife gets her game back. " - Sheri Johnson


"In Guilty Pleasures, Kitty Thomas' second novel, she has once again produced a wickedly arousing tale of nonconsensual submission that turned me on, satisfied me and left me wanting for more." -Zelda Gillian

 

More dark literary erotica by Kitty Thomas:


Dark Erotic Novels:

Comfort Food

Tender Mercies

The Last Girl

Submissive Fairy Tales (anthology of The Auction, Awakening, and The King's Pleasure)

Big Sky

Mafia Captive

Blood Mate


Dark Erotic Novellas:

The Auction

Awakening

The King's Pleasure

 

 

Note: This work is not 50 Shades of Grey, however, if you enjoy work like 50 Shades of Grey, you may also enjoy Kitty Thomas' dark erotica.

If you like Kitty Thomas, consider trying some of these other great authors:

CJ Roberts, Tiffany Reisz, Annabel Joseph, Pepper Winters, Anna Zaires, Aleatha Romig, Skye Warren, Cherise Sinclair

Kitty writes dark literary erotica, usually with a kinky master/slave theme and a hint of bdsm and captive erotica elements.

Note: The books in the Pleasure House world are all stand alones featuring a different couple in each book. They can be read in any order without any trouble. The listed order is the order of publication.

Mina Calloway always finds herself in the hands of the wrong master: Gentle at first, then brutally sadistic and abusive. She no longer believes it’s possible to find a man who will be gentle with her. After seeing a kink-friendly therapist for months, the doctor makes her an illicit offer she isn’t yet smart enough to refuse: “Let me find you a good master.”

Brian Sloan is a borderline sociopath with a dark and brutal past. Only taking his sadistic urges out on the women at a submissive training house allows him to sleep through the night. When Brian sees Mina, she should be ripe for the picking, but her damage is too similar to his own. Can he fight past his demons to protect the one person he considers worth saving?

Publisher's Note: This book happens in the same world as Guilty Pleasures with reoccurring settings and characters. However, it is not a direct sequel and it isn’t necessary to have read Guilty Pleasures first. If you enjoy this book, however, you may also enjoy Guilty Pleasures by Kitty Thomas.


Other Dark Literary Erotica by Kitty Thomas:

Dark Erotic Novels:

Comfort Food
Guilty Pleasures
Tender Mercies
The Last Girl
Submissive Fairy Tales
Big Sky
Mafia Captive
Blood Mate


Dark Erotic Novellas:

The Auction
Awakening
The King’s Pleasure

Note: This work is not 50 Shades of Grey, however, if you enjoy work like 50 Shades of Grey, you may also enjoy Kitty Thomas.
If you like Kitty Thomas, consider trying some of these other great authors:

CJ Roberts, Tiffany Reisz, Annabel Joseph, Pepper Winters, Anna Zaires, Aleatha Romig, Skye Warren, Cherise Sinclair.

Kitty writes dark literary erotica, usually with a kinky master/slave theme and a hint of bdsm and captive erotica elements.

The Capture Fantasy Collection by Kitty Thomas is 3 full-length books in one bundle. (Digital retail value: $15.)

This bundle contains: Comfort Food, Mafia Captive, and Big Sky

Comfort Food:

Emily Vargas has been taken captive. As part of his conditioning methods, her captor refuses to speak to her, knowing how much she craves human contact. He's far too beautiful to be a monster. Combined with his lack of violence toward her, this has her walking a fine line at the edge of sanity. Told in the first person from Emily's perspective, Comfort Food is a tale of erotic surrender that explores what happens when all expectations of pleasure and pain are turned upside down, as whips become comfort and chicken soup becomes punishment. 


Mafia Captive:

Faith Jacobson was in the wrong place at the wrong time. After witnessing a mob hit, she’s only moments from death when Angelo Raspallo decides to give his brother an unlikely gift. 

Leo has avoided involvement with the family business, but it doesn’t make him a saint. He’s troubled and ashamed by his darker sexual desires, one of which is to own a slave. But when his brother throws Faith at his feet, repainting the scenario to make Leo the hero rescuing her from certain death, his moral fortitude will be tested. If Faith were kinky, it would be easy to live out his fantasy, but she’s not. Not even a little bit. Even the mildest spanking sparks terror in her that Leo can’t bear. 

The gift soon becomes a burden as he fights with himself over how to handle the addition to his home. He could release her, but his brother doesn’t do loose ends. The only thing keeping her out of the bottom of the harbor is Leo’s mercy. She’s like a beautiful piece of art he keeps in a glass case but can never touch. Is possessing her enough? 


Big Sky:

Veronica Cason lives in a small apartment with no clear view of the sky. It’s uncertain which might crush her first: her debt or the buildings squeezed in so tight that they surround her like ominous sentinels. She can’t breathe in the city. Her success is a lie, and her debt is coming to collect her—unless someone else gets there first. 

When a stranger offers her a job at a ranch, it feels like salvation, but it could also mean her death if his motives aren’t pure. Which door has the tiger behind it? The claustrophobia of the city or ranch life under an open sky? 

 

Disclaimer: This work is meant for an emotionally mature adult audience and contains content of a sexual nature. Neither the author nor the publisher endorses or condones any behavior carried out by any character in this work.

Kitty can be found at kittythomas.com


Titles by Kitty Thomas: 

Comfort Food 
Tender Mercies 
Guilty Pleasures 
The Last Girl 
Big Sky 

Mafia Captive
Submissive Fairy Tales 
The Auction 
Awakening 
The King's Pleasure 
Blood Mate 
Broken Dolls

 

 

What Readers are Saying About Comfort Food:

"If you enjoy reading romance lightly drizzled with some vanilla sex and a dusting of fairy tale fantasies wrapped up in a happy ending, then this is probably NOT the book for you. If you want to expand your mind while reading a steamy hot BDSM psychological thriller with an mind blowing ending, then go ahead and give this a try. I dare you." - Wendy G


"This is a very unusual and good story that explores themes of power, control, dominance and enforced submission and the psychology of captivity, isolation and reliance, but as it turns out the story is told from the perspective of both the Dominant Master as well as Emily and her journey into submission." -Carocaro

"Kitty Thomas took me on a psychologically revealing roller coaster of a ride in Comfort Food. It's a story that explores dominance & control, forced captivity, sensory deprivation, non-con BDSM, & eventual forced submission..."  - Angela Wallace

"Comfort Food is crazy. Emily Vargas is crazy. Her captor is definitely crazy. And, after reading this book, I think I might be a little crazy. Can a book give you Stockholm syndrome by proxy? Because it definitely feels that way." -Letitia

"The exploration of Stockholm syndrome was insightful. To see conditioning techniques successfully applied was fascinating. This is a memorable tale; I certainly have never read a story like it. I read it in a few hours. The erotica was dark BDSM / master-slave."  - Sinfunni

" I wonder if perhaps I've read so much dark erotica that it's lost some of it's shock value for me. I know that the only acceptable feeling to have towards Mr. Tall dark and nameless is disgust yet I never quite made it there. I'm choosing not to look to far into what that says about me as a woman, but hey, its fiction. That makes it ok. Right?"  - Amazon Customer

"First let me start out by saying, this is DARK erotica. If you do not like this kind of book, don't read it...i get tired of reading reviews dissing the dark erotica/ dubious consent, stating it was "sooo uncomfortable" well don't read these titles, duh! Now for me, I love it. Dark Erotica is unpredictable, unconventional and most of all a whirl wind of emotions.
Furthermore, saying that you could not form an attachment to Emily and Master is like saying you didn't read the book, it was about nothing but Emily and Master. I guess if one is unable to get past the kind of twisted relationship they had, then it would be hard to form attachment." - Amanda Rae

"`Comfort Food' is dark erotica. Kitty Thomas is writing extreme BDSM erotic fiction - master/slave masochism without the simulated `tie me up, tie me down' sex games... The Wasabi of Erotica"  - Dee18

"I had read novels about bdsm and Stockholm syndrome but not like this. This one ruined many other books for me in that genre, lol, because it was that good (this is the one to beat). Comfort food crossed this little fine line between reality and fantasy . the majority of the books on the capture/kipnap/slavery theme you can view them like fantasy but Ms Kitty Thomas push the envelope taking it to a more realistic and plausible scenario. The severe case of Stockholm syndrome that Emily had towards Master is shocking, and let you wonder when does Stockholm syndrome grows into obsession or love."  - Jay Benitez

"My first dive into Dark Erotica and Kitty Thomas leaves me begging for more. As disturbing as Comfort Food is, it was also riveting. Emily Vargas has been taken captive, and in order for her captor to break her to his will, he removes the one thing she craves most--human contact. He tortures her with silence and offers comfort with chicken soup. And all too soon, Emily learns what it will take to get her abductor to give her what she craves."  - Love, Lust, Books

What Readers are Saying about Mafia Captive:

"If you've never read a Kitty Thomas novel, I think that Mafia Captive would be a great first book to try. Dip your toes into the dark erotica world that is Kitty Thomas" - Letitia

"If your a Kitty Thomas fan or a dark erotica fan at all you will love this book!" -Kellybear

"This would be an excellent read for anyone who is interested in exploring a captive-themed story with a smidge of darkness, but hasn't quite worked up the nerve to "go there." MAFIA CAPTIVE is definitively a "must read" for anyone who enjoys unique stories laced with BDSM elements, powerful characters and the slightly darker side of erotica."  - Bookie Nookie

"Mafia Captive held me captive from page one through to the end. I could not put this book down. Kitty Thomas understands how to engage her audience and keep their attention." - Lina Sacher

"Kitty Thomas is well known for her dark, literary erotica but I think this novel shows a slight departure for her. She's definitely showing her softer, more romantic side and if you've feared reading her books before because the content scares you a little, then I think you should give this one a try."  - Sinfully Sexy Book Reviews


"Kitty just keeps delivering dark erotica. Pain, pleasure, fear, control, mesh together to capture the reader's attention. True suspense of the erotic kind." - JMM

"As for Mafia Captive, I wasn't sure how I was going to like it. I had heard several people rumbling about how it was so different for Kitty. The main character, Faith, wasn't even kinky. Then I just found it amusing that so many people had just boxed Kitty into this kinky corner and rebelled when she wrote something different."... "And THAT is why this book is so great. It's not because Leo is into BDSM, because he is in a big way. It's not because he forces the lifestyle on this young girl, because he doesn't. As I'm sure you know, Kitty Thomas is Zoe Winters. And when Kitty is Zoe, she has a terrific voice and her stories grab you. But when she is Kitty, she grabs you and doesn't let go. She crosses the lines and flips the critics off from the other side. This story was complex. It was very emotional at times, sometimes even a bit funny. There are things that happen that will make you gasp and get angry at this person or that person. Sometimes you might feel like justice happened. And at others, you will fear for what's to come. And that is why I loved Mafia Captive."  - Liz @ Fictional Candy

" Kitty weaves an incredible story and I love the rich cast of characters she creates in Mafia Captive. She is a very gifted storyteller and whether you love or hate Leo, you will love this very dark and very sexy BDSM-themed book. Another great and twisty story from the mind of Kitty Thomas."  - Book Bellas

What Readers are Saying about Big Sky:

"Kitty Thomas writes amazing dark erotica, so what, you ask, did I learn about myself from reading her latest book?
I learned that I must be getting jaded and I am a sucker for a grieving man." -JillyP


"Preface to say that this is dark edgy erotica, not for those looking for pure romance. But if this is your genre, then Big SKy is a must read. Well-crafted story with complex characters. I am hooked on Kitty Thomas!" -K. Victoria Smith


"Big Sky was a good dark erotic story by Kitty Thomas and I think one of the darkest ones that she has written. I highly recommend Big Sky to all fans of dark erotica." -AsianCocoa


"Kitty writes fictional stories that are dark erotica, so going into this novel I knew what to expect. While this book definitely has some dark and twisted things happening in it that I don't personally agree with, I couldn't help but justify everything that happened. In a lot of ways, I felt that Luke really was saving Veronica and giving her a do-over. Only Kitty Thomas can take something so morally wrong and make it seem right." -KC Book Girl


"If you are a Kitty Thomas fan, this is a must-read. If you've never read Kitty Thomas before, and you think you can handle reading dark erotica, don't start here. Go read Comfort Food, and if you love it, come back and read Big Sky. It's perfect." Amazon Customer


"This is one of the strangest erotic novels I have ever read, and trust me, that is really saying something. I don't even know how to describe the book. I guess it's best described as a dark erotic novel, but that just doesn't seem quite enough."  - Charles M Smith II

 

 

The Training House Collection by Kitty Thomas is 3 full-length books in one bundle.

Publisher's Note: These books are stand alone titles and not part of a series. (Although Guilty Pleasures and Broken Dolls occur in the same world, one is not a direct sequel of the other. Tender Mercies occurs in a totally different world, but is thematically similar to Broken Dolls.)

This bundle contains: Tender Mercies, Guilty Pleasures, and Broken Dolls

Tender Mercies:

“Grace. That word that finally meant something again. Mercy. Favor. Good will.”

Fed up with play, Grace Warner moves to an island to be with a man she met online. Within hours of her arrival, everything is ripped from her, and she quickly learns play is preferable to the realities of actual enslavement.

Asher Collins has spent the past year mourning and blaming himself for the death of his slave, Darcy. When Grace catches his eye at a showing, obviously abused, he becomes obsessed with buying her and finding a way to atone for his own past sins.


Guilty Pleasures:

Vivian Delaney leads a life of privilege, but behind closed doors she feels isolated and trapped in a gilded cage. Unable to achieve pleasure with her husband, she finds herself in the capable hands of Anton, a massage therapist intent on awakening her to her full potential. By any means necessary.


Broken Dolls:

Mina Calloway always finds herself in the hands of the wrong master: Gentle at first, then brutally sadistic and abusive. She no longer believes it's possible to find a man who will be gentle with her. After seeing a therapist for months, the doctor makes her an offer she isn't yet smart enough to refuse: "Let me find you a good master."

Brian Sloan is a borderline sociopath with a dark and brutal past. Only taking his sadistic urges out on the women at a submissive training house allows him to sleep through the night. When Brian sees Mina, she should be ripe for the picking, but her damage is too similar to his own. Can he fight past his demons to protect the one person he considers worth saving?


Disclaimer: This work is meant for an emotionally mature adult audience and contains content of an adult nature. Neither the author nor the publisher endorses or condones any behavior carried out by any character in this work.


Once I began reading, only a natural disaster could make me put my e-reader down.
~ Sizzling Hot Books Book Reviews

After her last relationship disaster, computer whiz Sally knows she'll never find a Dom. Instead, she’ll hang out with her friends at the exclusive Shadowlands BDSM club and go job hunting. And maybe bend the law to find the slavers who’d preyed on her friends. The clueless feds obviously need help.

FBI special agents Galen and Vance have waited to play with Sally for a long time and are delighted when the mischievous submissive returns to the club. Realizing she's suppressing deep-seated emotions, the experienced co-tops push her--only to discover that her sassiness conceals a scarred, vulnerable heart.

Shaken, Sally flees the demanding Masters, and they let her go. Neither Galen nor Vance wants a long-term relationship, especially with a submissive who refuses what they can give. But when a brutal attack by her ex-Dom sends Sally into their home, the two agents need to protect her. To help her. To take her under command.

Although falling in love isn't in the plans, the little imp brightens their lives. Just as they begin to want more, they discover she's hacked an organization that revels in burning people alive. Now more than hearts are on the line.

Whenever a reader asks for a BDSM recommendation, I respond with only one name: Cherise Sinclair. In her books, you will find devastatingly alluring characters, raw emotion, intense suspense and a story that will keep you locked in its sinful embrace. IF ONLY is one of my favourite reads this year.
 ~ Under the Covers Book Reviews

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