Thursday, 8 August 2013

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Excerpt from ILLUMINATIONS by Maggie Nash

Genre: Victorian/Menage/Voyeur/BDSM light


When you dip your finger in the fire – you get burned!

When Darius and his friend Jamie find Gemma, a young scullery maid, peeking through a shaded window at a ménage scene with one of their guests, they have just the right punishment for her.
Gemma finds she is unable to tear her eyes from the scandalous scene in front of her. Why didn’t she run from this act of depravity? And why did watching it make her body feel heat in places she’d never felt heat before?

Before the hot summer evening is over Gemma finds herself at the mercy of not one, but two very handsome young men who not only want to teach her a lesson, but as she soon finds out – she is the lesson, and this time she is the one with an audience.

Reader Advisory: This book contains hot scenes featuring voyeurism and m/f/m sex that some readers may find illuminating.

Darius led Gemma to the place in the garden he had prepared earlier. A high hedge enclosed this section, creating a private but open space. A large oak tree stood in the centre of the clearing, shading it from the summer sun.
She was skittish and he feared that she might not go through with it. He needed to work quickly and led her to the tree.
She hesitated. “What are you going to do?”
He smiled at her, stroking her face to soothe away the lines of worry around her mouth. “I am going to bring you great pleasure.”
She turned her head side to side. “But where are the others?”
“I felt it would be better to ease you into this. To earn your trust one step at a time.”
He directed her to stand with her back against the tree. “You are beginning to trust me, aren’t you?”
Her eyes widened and she nodded, so he placed a scarf over her eyes and tied it at the back of her head.
“You are very quiet, little one. Do you wish to continue?”
She hesitated, taking in a deep breath before speaking. “Yes, I think so.”
“You think so? Or you are sure?”
Her voice became firmer, more confident as the freedom of the blindfold took over.
“Yes, I am sure.”
He let out a breath, relieved she was still willing, for his body was ready to explode. He wanted her. No other woman would suffice. “Then we shall begin. Relax and enjoy. I know that I will.”
“Thank you, Darius.”
He laughed.  “It will be my pleasure.”
He removed her apron first, reaching behind her to untie the bow before tossing it on the grass. “I need you to keep very still while we get ready, and try not to speak unless you wish me to stop. Is that understood?”
She nodded.
He took his time removing her gown. As each tiny button was unfastened, more of her pale skin was revealed. When he reached her waist he pulled the rest of the gown to her ankles and lifted her feet one by one to remove it completely.
Seeing Jamie at the edge of the clearing, Darius beckoned his friend, who started to remove Gemma’s underskirt.
She shivered and goose pimples appeared all over her skin.
Darius moved closer and brushed her lips with his own. “Are you well, little one?”
She sighed into his lips and nodded.
“You are doing very well. I am very pleased,” he said just before kissing her again. She smiled against his lips and his heart jumped. Stepping back, he waited while Jamie lifted her chemise, forcing her arms over her head to release it. Before her arms could drop, he wrapped a silk rope around each wrist, tying her arms around the tree. Her soft sigh was the only indication that she was affected by this sudden move. 
While Jamie took off her drawers, Darius stood back to admire her lush body.
“You are a work of art, my dear Gemma.”
“She certainly is,” Jamie said.
Gemma gasped and lost her balance, falling against the ties.
As Jamie held her arm and helped her regain her footing, Darius cupped her face with both hands. “Take a deep breath, little one. This is what you wanted, is it not?”
She did as he told her and breathed out slowly, reacting to his soothing words.
“Well done. You are now ready to begin.”

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Anonymous said...

Haven't seen a Victorian menage before now...sounds very cool!


bn100 said...

Interesting genres in a book

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Baiba Strazdins said...
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Baiba said...

Another really hot novel by Maggie Nash

Tina B said...

Loved the excerpt! Nature, blindfold, being tied up and 2 men. What more could you ask for?? ;)
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Diane Robson said...

Great excerpt, makes you want to get the book to read the rest