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…