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Fancy a trip to an alternative universe where all the males are alpha and marriage is forbidden?

Taken as Payment is a Top Pick on The Romance Reviews website where it has a five star review. Read the full review here.



A spanking romance story set on an imaginary island where forfeits must be paid when the crops fail.

takenaspayment400x600When she is taken from her home and forced to work in the powerful city of Chandros to pay the debts of her small farming community, twenty-year-old Iona Meers is furious. After an intimate, humiliating medical examination conducted in full view of Chief Inspector Xane—the man she considers responsible for her predicament—her seething anger turns into outright defiance.

Having noted both Iona’s rebelliousness and her helpless arousal during her examination, Xane decides to bring her home with him as his personal servant. Iona’s disobedience quickly results in her being pulled over Xane’s knee for a long, hard spanking on her bare bottom, yet despite her best efforts to ignore her body’s response to his dominance, she soon realizes that there is a reason Xane is known among his people for his skill as a virgin claimer.

Iona’s longing for Xane’s touch grows stronger with each passing day, and yielding to his dominant lovemaking arouses her beyond anything she could have ever imagined. But when a long-buried secret from her past comes to light and calls everything Iona thought she knew about herself into question, will it strengthen her bond with Xane or tear them apart forever?

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



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The world that the author has created is well thought out, the characters were believable, and the relationship between Xane and Iona was one that you wanted to cheer on. I loved how she expanded sexually and grew to enjoy everything that Xane introduced to her. And yes, the sex scenes were marvelous.

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