What a kinky, twisted mind this woman has, I think I’m developing a bit of a girl crush (again lol)
This book gives you past and present, giving you a look at what happened to shape the people Leah (Gretel) and Lucas (Hansel) are today.
Ten years ago ….
Leah, the gorgeous blond hair, blue eyed beauty, who’s life was near perfect. Great parents, amazing sisters, she was enjoying being a teen, having fun with friends and being carefree. That’s until Mother Goose ripped her from the world she knew, changed her name and left her alone in her new room in The House.
But she wasn’t truly alone, Mother Goose has been filling up every other room, collecting characters to try and make her storybook house complete. And next to her room housed her “Brother,” Hansel.
Hansel has been in The House for too many years to remember, he’s been listening to Gretel cry continuously for days, and needed a way to connect with her, need to make her feel at ease with him. But he has his own demons.
Mother Goose only lets him out of his room while everyone else is kept locked up, but when he returns he’s more withdrawn than the time before, until he comes back to Gretel, with blood stained hands.
They are free.
Present day ….
The Enchanted Forest, that’s where Leah has been dragged by her sister, Lana, who is getting married and wants one last hoorah at a bdsm sex club before she gets married.
Leah is unsure of all this, after all it is exactly like she saw in The House, but even as her anxiety peeks, she follows along until she is facing the stage, until she was facing Her Hansel.
Hansel, who goes by few names, is looking for his next private submissive, but he is very selective.
Natural blond hair, blue eyes, 5’1 – 5’5, wide hips and a nice plump ass. No exceptions.
While he may be trying to forget his time at The House, he is certainly trying to keep His Gretel fresh in his mind by recreating her in every submissive that comes his way.
Leah wants him, craves him and it’s clear to her that he still thinks of her, after all, his stage was her room, the blond was Her. When she sees an opening as his submissive, she has to try …
My only issue would be, Leah, Lana, Laura, Lucas, Leda, Luna …. There’s so many other names out there where they didn’t all have to be L’s.
Oh and “lasdjlkdfjl” and “alksjdfd”…. What the fuck?
If you don’t like cliffys, I suggest grabbing book 2 before you start 😉
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Learning how to survive in her new world, Julianna has no choice but to play “The game of Life.” Except it’s Nick’s game, and his rules apply. Captivity, drugs, and submission are the cards that are dealt, and it’s a losing game.
Biding her time as she waits for her rescuers, it’s far from smooth sailing, because all too quickly the rules abruptly change as Nick takes matters into his own hands…
As the drama unfolds, and hesitating to interfere, Travis has everything to lose should he decide to step in, including his life. It’s opposition at its finest – freedom versus control as Nick and Julianna face the ultimate battle of wills.
While Travis has the uncanny ability to manipulate her with a single touch, Nick struggles to conquer her body, mind, and soul.
It’s every man for themselves as each have their own secret agenda, including Julianna, who’s plan is simple: survive.
J.C. Cliff is an independant author who strives to deliver a strong story line, keeping the reader captivated throughout. She loves the element of surprise, creating unique twists and turns while creating thrill and suspense. Oh yes, and lets not forget, making a little explicit romance happen in between.
She’s a die hard 80’s rock’n roll fan, loves the ocean and salt water fishing. What does she do when she’s not raising kids, running a business, and doing all the tasks that come with being a wife and mother? You got it – writing. It’s the ultimate escape from reality when the ocean isn’t nearby.
Woah, so the series is over, and damn what a ride! I have laughed so hard I thought I was going to pee myself, ugly cried until I looked like a frog and had me swooning for the pair of them.
I can not express how much I Love this series and Vaughn and Grace. I’m seriously at a loss of what to say about this one, it really is that damn perfect!
Grace is home with Vaughn, but not the strong willed Grace. With all that has happened to her, she has shut down, the depression has dug its claws in and won’t let up.
Vaughn…. Sigh, Perfect Vaughn thinks he is doing the right thing, he gives her the space and time she needs to heal, which pushes her further into the depression, something has to give.
After a careless move on Graces behalf, things finally come to a head with her and Vaughn, and she is left with a choice to make about their future….
“I own you punishments, sweets. And I’m here to collect. So if you want me to stop—if you want this relationship… this marriage… this everything… to stop— just say the word, babe. And we’ll call it good and move on.”
you want to know what happens? Go grab the book. You will not be disappointed.
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If you made the mistake of thinking this was just another little series based on a egotistical rich A-hole dominating a poor little weak submissive, then you seriously need to pick it up and start again. This is in a league of its own!
Social Media plays havoc on your emotions, often leaving you not too sure on if you want to cry, laugh, swoon or bitch slap someone 😉
Yes, you have the rich movie star and the poor girl who fantasises about said movie star, but this series is so much more.
Vaughn shows that he isn’t just the movie star who used woman as a play thing and tosses them aside once he is finished. He shows he has another side, the vulnerable man, who loves his family, yet who is a bit of a loner who doesn’t have anyone that he can truly trust. He is a man who is willing to fight for what he wants, for what he needs and when he meets Grace, makes no apologies for any of what he does to make her his.
Grace, yes she is the poor girl who has a million things to hide, but this woman is far from weak. The fierce, sassy woman has rebuilt her life, and a damn good life at that, but when she meets her celebrity crush, that all changes, she finds herself digging her heels in, proving that she is not just his submissive plaything, but his equal. But when her life is torn upside down and inside out, she struggles to show what it truly means to survive her past and build her future.
All in all, this is a series that I am so glad I had the chance to read, Vaughn and Grace will stay with me forever.
JA Huss, #BadAssAuthor! I F’love your guts!
He was Hansel.
She was Gretel.
Once upon a time, they shared a prison wall inside a crazy woman’s house. When they meet again, he has a whip. She wears a mask. And fear runs high – for so many reasons. What will happen when the mask comes off, the walls come down?
Fairy tales are cautionary tales, remember?
One boy. Mother calls him Hansel.
One girl. Mother named her Gretel.
Locked in little rooms, in the mountainside mansion of a crazy woman.
Until he saws a hole into the wall dividing them.
Then at least, they have each other’s hands.
It doesn’t end well at Mother’s house.
Ten years later, they meet again in an exclusive Vegas sex club.
And most of all, a mask.
What happens to love when it gets twisted?
Fairy tales are cautionary tales, remember?
Ella James is a Colorado author who writes teen and adult romance. She is happily married to a man who knows how to wield a red pen, and together they are raising a feisty two-year-old who will probably grow up believing everyone’s parents go to war over the placement of a comma.
Ella’s books have been listed on numerous Amazon bestseller lists, including the Movers & Shakers list and the Amazon Top 100; two were listed among Amazon’s Top 100 Young Adult Ebooks of 2012.
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