Hello Saturday Spankers! It's been a while since I've been here as I've been traveling and just taking a break from everything. I figured what better way to get back into the swing of things than with an eight sentence favorite of mine from Taken by the Beast for the Saturday Spankings Blog Hop. This book is over a year old now and is still one of my favorites. It's the first one that pushed me a bit beyond my comfort zone and to this day, this scene to me is just hot. Here, Elijah has asked Kayla to strip naked for her punishment but she refused. He let her go on it, or so she thought, and she now stands bound on tip toe...
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He walked behind her. “One more thing,” he said, taking her panties down to mid-thigh. “When I tell you to strip naked, you strip naked.”
She made a sound of protest.
“Feels even more exposed, doesn’t it?” he asked, coming around to meet her eyes, which filled with tears.
“If you drop them, you’ll get additional strokes added to your spanking,” he said. He then leaned against the wall, folded his arms across his chest and waited, his eyes never leaving hers.
She wondered what he was going to do. This was uncomfortable and humiliating, but no more than that. At least not at first.
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Elijah had watched Kayla for years, serving as a hidden protector for this beautiful young woman—until the night an abusive boyfriend sought to do her harm. Afterwards, he knew that there could be no hiding what had happened, and she would have to come with him whether she liked it or not.
Try as she might to convince herself that her eyes had deceived her, Kayla knew that she had seen a giant wolf toss men about like ragdolls and then shift into the human form of her neighbor Elijah. Then, before she can even begin to process what she has seen, she finds herself thrown over his shoulder and carried from her apartment against her will.
In spite of Elijah’s insistence that their flight from the city to a cabin deep in the woods is for her own safety, Kayla attempts escape at every opportunity, but she finds that he is more than prepared to compel her obedience and he will not hesitate to spank her soundly when she makes it necessary. Worse, she soon learns that repeated defiance will earn her a punishment far more shameful than just a bare bottom spanking.
As the days pass, however, she begins to see in Elijah a kind of loving care and concern that no man has ever shown her before. Stranger still, as she stands before him naked and blushing, waiting to be thoroughly chastised for disobeying him yet again, she begins to want him in a way that is so fierce it terrifies her.
Elijah swears to himself that he has taken Kayla only to keep her safe, but in his heart he knows that is not true. His instinctual need for her—the overpowering urge to claim her as his own—grows stronger with every passing hour, and it is only a matter of time before he loses control and takes her. But can he keep her safe from those who would use her to get to him, and even if he can, can the primal lust between them ever grow into an equally powerful love?
Publisher’s Note: Taken by the Beast is an erotic novel that includes spankings, anal play, graphic sexual scenes, elements of BDSM, and more. If such material offends you, please don’t buy this book.
Also note that Claimed by the Beast, a sequel to this book which follows the story of Marcus and Rachel, is now available.