Yet, Sophie soon discovers that what appear to be instruments of torment are capable of unlocking the most exquisite pleasure. Convincing him to teach her the ways of submitting to his dominance will be easy. Uncovering the secrets of his heart and soul will be one of the hardest things Sophie has ever done.
Reader Advisory: This erotic Regency-set historical contains dubious consent.
How hard can it be to seduce one’s own wife?
Leopold Spencer is shocked to learn his shy and awkward wife is secretly headed to Chateau Follet, where the most wicked, wanton forms of debauchery take place.
Though he has not touched Trudie in over a year—not since their disastrous wedding night—he is not willing to be made a cuckold. Furious, he heads to Chateau Follet to retrieve her before she is in over her head.
But shortly after arriving, he discovers a unique—and provocative—opportunity to test the fidelity of his wife. Under guise, he decides what he wants to do is seduce his wife.
Commanding her submission, however, is not as easy as he expects…
Giving in was vicious bliss.
The live-in position is an opportunity for Molly to earn and escape a problematic family. There’s just one drawback. Her employer is the most eccentric, aloof and closed off man she's ever encountered. His rules are bizarre and his needs even more so, and caring for his ramshackle Dickensian home is far more than she ever bargained for. Only their increasingly intense conversations stop her heading for the door. Cyrian Harcroft is a man of many mysteries and secrets, and the more she learns the greedier she is for each and every one. Especially when she discovers his greatest fear: any kind of physical contact. Now all she has to do is dig a little deeper, to unearth the passion she knows he can feel...
Camden Rycroft is intrigued by the masked vixen he encounters in the Gardens. After one night with her leaves him hungry for more, his desire for her turns into a fiery obsession. Despite the scandal that could ensue from their affair, he finds himself unable to extract himself from a situation destined to end in pain. When faced with losing Margaret to a potential husband, will he rise to the occasion, or risk living without her?
Part One: A Christmas Submission
Lord Simon Fitzwilliam IV, Marquis of Ashton, has found both the perfect wife and the consummate submissive in the same person—his wife, Lady Sophie, whom he loves to distraction. Yet, the recent birth of their twins has changed her, inhibiting her enjoyment of their bed play. Determined to remind her how beautiful domination and submission can be between them, Simon escorts her to Lady Dane’s Christmas party with a plan … one that require a level of submission she’s never before given.
Part Two: Dominating the Duchess
Lord Camden Rycroft, Duke of Avonleah was one of the most notorious rakes of his day … until he married the woman who stole his heart. With Lady Margaret Rycroft, he has found a happiness he never thought possible. After so many years together, everything is as it should be—except for the fact that their intimate life has grown surprisingly predictable. As he falls in with a new set of friends and finds himself invited to his first soiree at the home of Lady Dane, Camden plans a downright scandalous evening for his wife, hoping to inject some much-needed fun back into their bed play.
Part Three: Christmas for his Mistress
Michael Darling has found happiness and love with Lady Amelia Darling, his recently wedded wife. While life as the lady of a country manor suits her, she still has much to learn about being part of a family—her own upbringing having been less than desirable. After an evening spent at Lady Dane’s exclusive Christmas fete, Michael has plans of his own to mark Amelia’s first real Christmas.