“You’re tomorrow night’s entertainment. And that means, you accept the consequences for your mistakes last night. On stage. In front of a crowd.”
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“I think,” he continued, addressing both her and the crowd simultaneously, “that she will come to love it here, and fit in nicely as part of our Rojo family, but first, we’ve got just one little matter to take care of. Here at Rojo, naughty girls pay the consequences of their actions.”
The audience, who had been quietly encouraging a moment ago, erupted into cheers of gleeful agreement that were nearly deafening, but Pax fixed his gaze on her, and, in that moment, it was if they were back in her room at Aubergine, just the two of them. She was still getting spanked, but if she could drown out the spectators and focus only on the pain, and the fact that Pax was taking care of her, even while he busted her ass, she knew she could get through anything.
Taking her hand, he pulled her up, and switched places with her so that he was once again sitting, and she was standing beside him, positioned to go across his lap at any moment. She waited for his signal, but he didn’t give it. Instead, he held up his hand, winked at the spectators and opened his giant cargo pocket, shocking her when he pulled out a small maple paddle, to the delight of the audience.
“Normally,” he said for her benefit, “mistakes of this magnitude might get a taste of the cane or the strap, but this is only Diamond’s second spanking ever, and I think a good hard paddling will do the trick and leave memories of this lesson for days to come, don’t you?” She barely heard the next bit over the ensuing roar. “Okay, young lady, bottoms up. It’s time for your spanking.”
The raucous cries of the crowd quieted to a whisper as Pax took her hand, and flipped her face down over his knees, with her torso hanging in midair off the chair. She braced her palms against the cold wood of the stage floor to steady herself. When he flipped up her short plaid skirt, exposing white ruffled panties, you could have heard a pin drop.
Turning her gaze away from the sea of onlookers, she focused her interest on a small scratch in the wood. It’s just me and Pax, she told herself. Just me and Pax.
Diamond Barrett has spent the last four years hiding in plain sight, working as a show girl in Las Vegas, trying to forget the painful memories of her mother’s untimely death. When the details of the gruesome accident finally surface on the morning of her 25th birthday, Diamond’s pain leads her to a series of bad choices that result in the loss of her job.
Paxton Donovan’s very presence exudes dominance and captures the attention of everyone around him. He has spent years creating his brand as a business owner and professional dominant. There is no time for anything that interferes with the order with which he runs his business and life. Structure, order, rules, discipline. Business without pleasure. No distractions.
But nothing could have prepared Pax for Diamond as their two worlds collide and both of their perfectly ordered and quiet lives combust. Will their undeniable attraction and intense passion be worth the risk of pain and heartache as they shatter their safe lives?
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Writing has been a passion of mine since I was 9 years old, and I always dreamed of becoming an author, but life happens and sometimes that first step seems like a giant leap. I credit a life changing move from the Oregon to Utah in the fall of 2013 as the catalyst that began my writing career.
I now reside in Southern Utah with my husband, my two children, two dogs, my mother, my 90 year old grandfather and a lizard named Leo.
I write what I love to read, which is fun romantic stories about submission in its many forms, and often joke that my stories get slightly dirtier with each one I write. When I am not writing, I enjoy my passions, which include cooking, drinking good coffee and good wine, shopping for crazy knee socks, celebrating with sushi for every occasion, and most of all spending time with my friends and family.