Friday, May 31, 2013

#SatSpanks From My WIP

Hi Everyone!

It's been a few weeks since I've participated in Sat Spanks. I'm excited to be back!

This snippet is from my current Work In Progress, Lady Katherine's Comeuppance. This is my first historical spanking story and I am having fun writing it (mostly...sigh).

Here's the blurb: Thomas (who still needs a last name. It's a work in progress!) unexpectedly finds himself the Earl of ______ (any suggestions?) after the death of a distant cousin. He travels from his home in America to assume his duties. What he did not anticipate was the presence of his cousin's widow, the beautiful Lady Katherine.

When her husband dies unexpectedly, Lady Katherine finds herself in a most precarious position. Without an heir, she has no claims to her husband's estate or even a promise of support. She is left with her only asset, her beauty. In Regency England where it would be unheard of for a Lady to seek a job other than as a governess or companion, her best option is to find a new husband. Or to get into the good graces of the new Earl.


In this scene, Lord Thomas overhears Lady Katherine tell a friend she intends to secure her position in the household by seducing Lord Thomas. One thing leads to another and Lady Katherine finds herself across Thomas' lap.

“And what have I done to warrant such a punishment?” she said, her breath labored.

“I do not appreciate being manipulated. Had you spoken with me directly about your situation within this household I would have told you that I have no intention of turning you out.” His voice was surprisingly calm despite the fact that his arm had been in continual motion asserting itself against her bare bottom and thighs in a steady stream of spanks which had her bottom red and chafed. “However, you have chosen to use the oldest trick known to man or woman, sex, as a means of getting your way.”

Before she could sort out the questions in her head she found herself unceremoniously dumped back into her bed, the covers replaced and tucked tightly around her.


“When you can behave like a proper lady, I shall show you many improper pleasures which I know your body longs for. But it will be upon my terms. Do you understand me?” 



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22 comments:

  1. Um, the only reply to that question, should be "Yes, sir" or "Yes, my lord." Typical male, issuing a punishment only to promise delights, but on his terms only. Interesting concept. An American receiving a British title through a distant cousin. I'd like to know more.

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    1. Stay tuned, Kathryn to find out more. I'm going on the premise that at some point a younger son of the family left for the colonies to make his own fortune and since the former Earl died w/o an heir...Thomas gets the title.

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    2. That makes sense, and it is possible, though the line would need to be clear as far back as you want to go that no other male heirs survived or were conceived in order for the American to inherit. Hey, it can happen.

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  2. Ok, sexy. I really like historical spanking romances and this is right up my alley.

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    1. Thanks, Natasha! I am having fun writing it. It's very different from my usual contemporaries, that's for sure.

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  3. I love historical romance! Google always helped me find last names and places. :)

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    1. Thanks Addy! Good idea. I did find a site where you sort of spin the wheel and new names are generated. Maybe now that I am further into it I will try that again.

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  4. I'd use Google to find names too. I just used Google because I needed to figure out some good first and last Russian names, and found a nice long list. This story sounds awesome! Can't wait to read more:)

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    1. Thanks Sue. I am having fun w/this story and can't wait to write more. I'll try Google for some names. I did name one minor character Lord Hardwick. heeehee

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  5. I don't know whether to feel glad she got spanked for that kind of manipulation, or sorry for her for getting dumped back into bed in such a state! lol. Lord Thomas definitely knows how to handle her!

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    1. Don't worry...things go pretty well for her the next night. ;)

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  6. Properly wicked, and tangled in the sheets. This is a lovely direction, Celeste! But I can tell I'm hungry, because I'm thinking he's the Earl of Bacon, about to fry her bottom. ;)

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    1. Heehee. I have been looking for a name for the hero's title. You might be on to something.

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  7. Very dominant hero. Love these kind of stories! Spanked and put to bed.Great!

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    1. Thanks,Mary! Now I just need to finish it...

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  8. ohhhhh, I'm all limp and drooling. Can't wait for this one!

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  9. I just love a man that just oozes dominance. I can’t wait to read more Celeste. Great snippet :)

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    1. Thanks,Constance! He is a very manly sort of guy. I expect he'll upset a few folks in stuffy London society.

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  10. Enjoyed your snippet. I love Regency romance and admire your gumption to write one. I don't have the historical knowledge do do so. And Regency and spanking go so well!

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    1. Thanks, Cara. Gumption sure is the right word. I thought I had done quite a bit of research but I still find myself wondering about things as I go along. "What did they eat for breakfasts?" "What would the room where they visit with guests be called?" Sometimes I just leave a note to go back later so I don't get slowed down by stopping then.

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  11. Regencies are wonderful. If you want to be inspired with regard to his name, you can go to books.google.com and type in "English peerage." There are more than a few books there, including some very old ones, that would help you narrow it down.

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