Vadim: Conquer Chapter 3

Disclaimer: The following copyrighted info may contain spoilers. Chapter 3 “I got married young,” I blurt out once Francesca and I are settled into lounge chairs, positioned halfway between the house and the stable. From this position, we have a clear view of our charges, but are far enough back to let the girls play…

Vadim: Conquer Chapter 2

Disclaimer: The following copyrighted info may contain spoilers. Chapter 2 He lets me rest, panting for air as he shifts to sit on the end of the bed, his back to me. Despite everything, I reach for him, sensing the bricks of his wall reforming too quickly to batter down. What the hell happened in…

Vadim: Conquer Chapter 1

Disclaimer: The following copyrighted info may contain spoilers. Chapter 1 Insecurity thrives on doubt—but it doesn’t help when reality reinforces every last one of those petty fears. Like when your new lover’s ex-whatever-she-is-to-him comes back from the proverbial grave. It’s easy to write off the concerns as paranoia at first, until the truth is staring…

Vadim: Conquer Excerpt 2

Disclaimer: The following copyrighted info may contain spoilers. The mattress shifts. Warmth engulfs me, drawing me into a body that conforms to mine, strong and welcoming. He holds me so tightly I couldn’t pull away, even if I wanted to. His voice bathes me in reassurance, so gentle that I relax instantly, my fear drained.…

Vadim: Conquer Excerpt 1

Disclaimer: The following copyrighted info may contain spoilers. Quietly, Vadim and I escape her room, shutting off the light and closing the door behind us. Once we reach the bedroom, however, Mommy and Daddy lose the “E for everyone” rating. My thoughts instantly shift to Irina, and a question about her is already on the…

Vadim: Corrupt Excerpt 3

Disclaimer: The following copyrighted info may contain spoilers. Then he withdraws again, leaving me gasping. Before I can even protest, his fingers work to part my hair as he encircles my position. His other hand finds my waist and toys with the waistband of my thong. I shiver. The slightest pressure teases the piercing and…

Vadim: Corrupt Chapter 2

Disclaimer: This copyrighted info contains spoilers. I’ll never forgive myself for who I became during my marriage—a doormat. Not only did Jim completely obliterate my self-esteem, but he convinced me during the process that it was entirely my fault. For so long, I believed that lie… And one of my promises to myself after the…

Vadim: Corrupt Chapter 1

Disclaimer: This copyrighted info contains spoilers. There is a reason why, when most people climb from their rock bottom, they tend to promise themselves some variation of—never again. Never will they reach that low point again, and especially not at the whims of someone else. Only a fool like me would promptly forget those internal vows…

Vadim: Corrupt Excerpt 2

Disclaimer: This copyrighted info is unedited and subject to change. Also to avoid major spoilers, this scene has had many sections “redacted”. In search of a distraction, I turn my attention back to the freezer and rummage through the prepackaged meals. “I think I want chicken,” I declare, deciding for us both. Dutifully, Vadim places…

Vadim: Control Chapters 1-3

Disclaimer: The following material is copyrighted. Chapter 1 When delving into the world of sexual promiscuity, it’s totally okay to have one glass of wine beforehand, just to calm your nerves. Two is fine too. Okay, three—but there’s a benefit to every sip of alcohol far beyond the use as a mental crutch. Or so…