Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween: Winner Of the Spank or Treat Naughty Stick!!

Happy Halloween!

Congratulations, TL Bucko, for winning my Spank or Treat giveaway! You will receive the Naughty Stick of your choice from Cane-iac!

I'm excited because my husband said that I can order one a Naughty Stick for myself while I'm at it! So, we are both winners! LOL (Yes, I'm a dork!)

My question of the day is: What are your Halloween plans & have you ever been (as an adult) in any Halloween trouble? If not what is your biggest Halloween spanking fantasy?

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Spank or Treat 2013 - Win a Paddle From Cane-iac!

I am ecstatic that Spank or Treat 2013 is FINALLY here! I feel like I've been waiting a year for this. Oh yeah, I have! It is truly a treat to have so many spanking authors together in one place to celebrate Halloween! This is the event that introduced me to this community (thanks to Renee Rose & Jade Cary via their Goodreads group, Spank That Romance,) last year. Participating are some very special authors & I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

I decided to join in the fun this year and hold my own additional giveaway. My giveaway is both a spank & a treat depending on how you use it! Win the Naughty Stick of your choice ($14.95 or under) from THIS PAGE at Cane-iac!

Be sure to check out my friend & fellow Ambassador, Katherine Deane’s blog for another fun post & giveaway! In fact by doing so & entering her contest you get 3 additional entries here! Before you conclude your fun take a look at the Ambassador list on the main Spank or Treat page to look at all of the people in the community who have been a part of this event behind the scenes promoting & cheer-leading this fun event. Each Ambassador who is hosting their own giveaway is duly noted on the main page. Sunny Girl (aka Leigh Smith) is also hosting an Ambassador Giveaway & a Free Spanking Story! Visit her site here! I want to give a special thanks to Anastasia Vitsky for making this amazing event happen!

Have fun kiddies! Enjoy the stories and goodies and don’t forget to say SPANK or TREAT! 

To enter to win just leave a comment sharing your favorite genre of spanking story. Do you enjoy Halloween themed (ie: paranormal, sci-fi, or the ethereal) story? Be sure to leave your email so that I have a way to contact you if you win. To earn one extra entry you can subscribe to my blog via email or Bloglovin . Be sure to confirm your subscription in order for the entry to count.  For THREE extra entries go to my friend Katherine Deane's blog & enter to win her giveaway too! Let me know in your comment which of these you have done (You must comment to win!)

Here is the list of participating authors:

Tara Finnegan
PK Corey

Friday, October 18, 2013

Round Table Discussion - Please Enjoy These Other Participants

I will not be able to put my Round Table Discussion Blog post up as planned. My good friend, Katherine Deane is leading this discussion! Click the graphic below to visit the main post at Spanking Romance Reviews. Enjoy all of the other participants!


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Breeder Release Day Contest...Not One, Not Two, but Three Giveaways!!

Today is the day we have all been waiting for....Breeder's release day!!! I feel the anticipation down to my toes! To put the icing on the cake you  will have the opportunity to enter not one, not two, but THREE GIVEAWAYS! My contest for one book off of Cara's back list will be taking entries through Thursday. Remember you can come back every day for new entries. In addition to this Cara is having TWO giveaways on her blog in celebration of the release. The first is simple. Go to Cara's blog and leave a comment to win a $10 Starbucks gift card. In addition to that she is having a HUGE review contest! See details below & stay tuned for my Breeder review as well!

You could win a $50 Amazon gift certificate by entering the “Breeder Reader Contest” hosted by author Cara Bristol to celebrate the release of her new science fiction erotic romance, Breeder. To enter the contest, post a review of Breeder on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Loose Id, Goodreads, or ARe and email the link to Cara Bristol by October 31, 2013.

Contest rules:

  • You will receive one contest entry for each review you post – two entries for an Amazon review. If you post all five places you’ll have six chances to win.
  • The review must be posted by October 31, 2013 to be eligible for the prize.
  • You must email Cara the links to the reviews. Send them to carabristol50 (at) yahoo (dot) com and put BREEDER READER CONTEST in the subject line.
  • The winner will be chosen by random drawing ( and announced on November 1, 2013.
  • The winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift certificate.
  • For more information, refer to Cara Bristol’s blog.

Breeder blurb:

To secure his legacy, Commander Dak, a ruling Alpha of planet Parseon, purchases Omra, a breeder slave. He intends to impregnate her, produce a son, and hand her off to his anointed beta partner. As Dak and Omra discover a sexual bliss banned by law, he begins to question Protocol-sanctioned male domination, causing him to jeopardize his command and endanger the life of the woman he has come to love.

Breeder explores the concepts of gender roles and social prohibitions against deviant behavior. It includes graphic M/F and some M/M sexual content and domestic discipline.

Twitter  @CaraBristol

Monday, October 14, 2013

Breeder Release Giveaway & Highlight of Spanking Romance Author, Cara Bristol!

This week I am very excited to be highlighting one of my favorite spanking romance authors, Cara Bristol! Tuesday, October 15th is the release day of her much anticipated sci-fi erotic spanking novel, Breeder. I have to admit I have been salivating for it's release ever since she announced it's possibility in a sneak preview on her blog back in May (which you can see here.) Part of what excites me is that this is so different from what Cara has written thus far. I love sci-fi in this genre because all bets are off. Anything can happen in the world that is created. The author can push things beyond the normal boundaries of any other genre. I am interested to see how far Cara has pushed the envelope in Breeder. From the excerpts I would say pretty far! 

Cara is known best for her Rod & Cane series, which is contemporary Domestic Discipline. Cara has built quite a fan base around this series. If you have read any of her other releases you will know that it has become more and more apparent that she can do anything she sets her creative mind to. Cara is a true professional and a true talent in this genre. She is definitely on my must read list! I will be highlighting Cara & her works all week, today through Thursday. Be sure to enter my giveaway contest at the end of each post & come back daily for additional entries!

Cara has been so kind to visit & share with us a little more about her background. I don't know about you, but I love to learn about my favorite authors backgrounds and insights! Without further ado I give the floor to Cara!

I've written professionally my entire adult life (as a journalist and public relations director) and have written fiction on the side for most of my entire adult life. Before writing erotic romance, I’d written mainstream/women’s fiction. I’d sold a couple of stories to major women’s magazines and was working toward putting together a collection of short stories, which I planned to submit to a publisher.

One day I decided to “play,” and over maybe a week or two, wrote a kinky short romance. Intimate Submission was a sexual smorgasbord—a little bit of everything, including spanking. In my own humble, modest way (ahem) I decided the story was good enough to be salable. I submitted it to Black Velvet Seductions for its “spanked wives anthology,” and it was accepted. I wrote a second story, Secret Desires, for the Spanked! anthology as well.

The turning point for me, however, was Unexpected Consequences, about a na├»ve bride who marries a man who belongs to a secret organization of men who discipline their wives by spanking. The inspiration came from the knowledge that many DD couples hide their practice from their friends and families. The children don’t know that daddy spanks mommy.  I realized I had a series on my hands—that I could tell the stories of the Rod and Cane Society members. Three novellas and a short story have been published by Loose Id: Unexpected Consequences, False Pretenses, Body Politics and Disciplinary Measures (short story). All the Rod and Cane books are written to be read as stand-alones, but the organization changes and grows as the series progresses. The second book, False Pretenses, is actually quite pivotal to the organization, because it changes everything from that point forward. The fifth book, which I’m writing now, will represent another huge change for the organization.

But I don’t only write DD/spanking romances. I have a contemporary erotic romance, Reckless in Moonlight, and two paranormals: A Scent of Longing (vampire) and Destiny’s Chance (reincarnation). The latter does contain erotic spanking.

Breeder is my first sci-fi erotic romance. I decided to write science fiction, because I couldn’t tell the story any other way. It’s a about an alien world that so devalues its females that men partner up with each other. Women are nothing more than “breeder” slaves. One of the planet’s Alpha rulers purchases a breeder to produce his sons and ends up falling in love with her. Their relationship jeopardizes their lives, his rule and the political stability of the planet.

When I first began writing Breeder, I expected it to be heroine Omra’s story (hence the title), but it is as much about hero Dak as it is about her. Dak is a powerful warrior, but he is also somewhat of a “wounded” hero who was betrayed in his past. After he purchases Omra, she causes him to question everything he was taught the world, everything his people believe to be true.

And that’s the premise of the story: we all hold basic, core beliefs we don’t think to question or doubt. We accept these beliefs as true or natural because that’s what we were taught. But what if what we were taught is false?

I intend for Breeder to be a series, I just haven’t decided whether to make it three books or five. My initial thought was a trilogy, but I could write one book for each Alpha of Parseon.

Breeder is my eleventh/twelfth published title, which includes ten stand-alones and two anthologies. (The count is confusing because two of the stand-alones also are included in one of the anthologies). I have two projects under contract and I’m writing the fifth Rod and Cane novel, which will be Liz Davenport’s story. She was a secondary character in Unexpected Consequences and Body Politics.

Author website

Twitter  @CaraBristol

Breeder Blurb:

To secure his legacy, Commander Dak, a ruling Alpha of planet Parseon, purchases Omra, a breeder slave. He intends to impregnate her, produce a son, and hand her off to his anointed beta partner. As Dak and Omra discover a sexual bliss banned by law, he begins to question Protocol-sanctioned male domination, causing him to jeopardize his command and endanger the life of the woman he has come to love.
Breeder explores the concepts of gender roles and social prohibitions against deviant behavior. It includes graphic M/F and some M/M sexual content and domestic discipline. 

Buy Links Coming Soon! Add Breeder to your Goodreads list.

Thank you, Cara for visiting! Enter here to win your choice of book off of Cara's backlist!

Friday, October 11, 2013

Announcing Spank or Treat 2013!


Do you like spanking stories, prizes, and Halloween? Do you miss the days when kids came to your door asking for candy, or when you were young enough to do the trick-or-treating? You’re in luck! Spank or Treat 2012 was so much fun that we’ve brought you a bigger and better collective short story extravaganza for 2013.  It’s trick-or-treating for adults, and we do mean adults!
Want to become a Spank or Treat ambassador and earn an extra prize entry? See below!
Even better, participation could earn you a GRAND PRIZE!
Plus, all Spank or Treaters are eligible for free books!
  • Holding Hannah, by Maren Smith
    Available to the first 50 participants!
  •  Love’s Repriseby Cassandre Dayne, Lucy Felthouse, Olivia Starke, Kate Richards, and Anastasia Vitsky
  • Coming to Termsby Cara Bristol, Jade Cary, Alta Hensley, Celeste Jones, Sue Lyndon, Renee Rose, and Anastasia Vitsky
Available to ALL participants who complete the Spank or Treat 2013 challenge!
Many authors will also be offering a contest on their individual blogs.  Your comment on their blogs automatically enters you in both the main contest and the individual contests!
What’s the catch?  Absolutely nothing!  We love writing for you and want to thank you for your readership.  Perhaps someone might get a spanking or two, but that’s a reward rather than a catch, right?  ;)
Here are the rules:
  1. Visit each blog between the Friday, October 25th and Sunday, October 27th to read the posted stories and excerpts.
  2. Leave a comment answering the story question on each blog.  You will receive one entry per blog for the grand prize drawing.  You will also be automatically entered in that author’s individual contest, if she has one.
  3. If you have visited all of the blogs, visit Ana’s blog to sign up for FIVE bonus entries to the grand prize.
    Deadline is midnight EDT (UTC -4) on October 27th!!
  4. If you successfully completed the Spankee Doodle, Love Spanks, or last year’s Spank or Treat 2012 challenge, you may add “VIP” to your comments.  You will earn THREE bonus entries toward the grand prize.  (Yes, we will be doing this again.  Yes, if you successfully complete the Spank or Treat challenge you can become a VIP for our next activity!)
  5. Visit any of the participating blogs on Thursday, October 31st to find out the lucky winners.  Will it be you?
Like these events? Want to support your friendly spanking fiction authors? Become a Spank or Treat Ambassador! In exchange for promoting this event, you will receive one extra prize entry, AND you are still eligible to participate and win prizes! To find out the details, send an email to ana_stasia2007 at yahoo dot com, with the subject line “Spank or TreatAmbassador”.
For more information, updates, and a list of participating authors, please visit Anastasia Vitsky’s blog.
Tweet #spankortreat on Twitter! 

Friday, October 4, 2013

Round Table Discussion: Role Play in a DD Marriage

Round Table Discussion: Role Play in a DD Marriage

Welcome to this weeks Round Table Discussion - Community, Spanking, & More! Spanking romance author, Renee Rose will be leading the discussion on Role Play. I always love reading Renee's point of view on topics like these because she is always so authentically herself with her sexuality. The last Round Table discussion was deeply thought provoking for me. I enjoyed reading so many perspectives! This week's discussion is bound to be a blast! Don't be shy! Jump in and share your own thoughts about Role Play. I would love to hear your perspective as well! 

I am a role play convert. This last year my husband and I added role play to our spanking repertoire. Wow! I can’t believe what I’ve been missing out on for so long! In years past role play just didn’t appeal to me. I wanted the real thing so to me that meant distancing myself from anything that would be in any way pretend. I think in my mind I thought it would invalidate the domestic discipline relationship we were trying to create if we “acted out scenes” in any way. I am a firm believer that there is room for spankings of any kind in a DD relationship. It took time, but now that includes mine as well.

For as long as I can remember little scenes would pop into my head. They all revolved around spanking and domination and let’s just say I have a very fertile imagination. Earlier this year those little scenes that I was always creating in my head made their way onto paper. As I let my husband in on these fantasies I was writing he became very interested. In fact he couldn’t get them out of his head. My fantasies turned into his fantasies as well and then he even created his own.

By this point we had fully explored Domestic Discipline. During that period every single day was filled with excited adventure and discovery of these new roles and new life we had embarked on. At first it even felt like we were playing roles. You’ve heard the term “fake it until you make it.” That’s exactly what we did. We had discipline, we had maintenance, and we even had sexy spankings. 

However, there reaches a point in DD for many couples where the need to be spanked is still there, but it is counter intuitive to try to earn one for punishment. When one gives into that urge it is affectionately called bratting. If the only way you are getting your spanking needs met is through punishment it is going to take a negative toll on you within your psyche and self esteem or your marriage because you are striving for any attention even if it’s negative, which then leads to HOH burnout. Maintenance tends to not give the thrill of the energy exchange that earning a punishment & being completely dominated does. I knew I needed attention, release, and that adrenaline/endorphin rush that came with our early DD dynamic. However, we were busy with life and did not want to micromanage to the point where negative attention was the only way we had our needs satisfied. So when he suggested we act out my fantasies I was stoked!

It’s really funny but the idea had never even occurred to me that we could act out all of my little scenes! It almost feels like winning the lottery when I realized that I could slip inside the pages of my favorite books for a short time. We needed to create re-connection time. What better way and one we were  guaranteed to really anticipate, than role play. And so it began. He could spank me as hard as the scene warranted, we could try all of the new “punishments” (ginger root!) and other sexual acts that we had always wanted to within the scenes of our fantasies in far more creative ways, discarding the idea that it had to be fair or any of the other have to’s that real relationships are constrained by. We could just play and explore and be satisfied. We found that my need for submission and his for dominance were enhanced by this role play. It met a need while still allowing DD to do its job….to keep balance in our marriage.

Our role play adventures reconfirm our roles, and meet our needs in a deeply intimate way.  They are sexy, fun, and not even one bit awkward after you realize the places it can take you that are just not open to you in everyday life (well maybe a little bit, but you quickly lose yourself in the role.)

It’s such a relief to shake those every day shackles and inhibitions off to partake in the forbidden fruit every once in awhile. How freeing to be whoever and do whatever you want. Any adventure your wildest dreams take you on is yours. If you can’t imagine yourself possibly submitting to or performing something in your daily life these little mini vacations allow you to do just that without any real life consequences.  You have the absolute freedom to explore anything your mind can think up, meet any need you have, as long as your partner is willing.

I truly think role play has a place in every intimate relationship. It gives you an outlet for all of those things that are just not appropriate to express in everyday life. For DD couples it can give you an outlet to avoid many of the pitfalls that most couples experience in meeting those spanking and re-connection needs without bratting or possibly feeling restless when DD has done its job and there is no reason to spank otherwise. It’s often hard to release those inhibitions, but gosh does it feel good when you do!

Check out all of the Round Table Discussion posts with this linky list! Make sure to read Renee Rose's introduction post on Spanking Romance Reviews!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Review:My Naughty Little Secret by Tara Finnegan - A Smart & Sexy Modern Day Romance With A Twist!

Siobhan Brennan is the epitome of an independent woman. She is feisty with a touch of that brash wittiness that only the Irish can do so well. Siobhan grew up in a small fishing village in Ireland. She moved to London to make her way in the world by her own merit. Siobhan was lucky to find a house with two incredible roommates, Claire and Tara. They make a fun loving trio who have a lot of laughs and have grown to be true friends.

After getting the shaft on a deserved promotion at her previous job and finding herself at the cheated on end of a long term relationship, Siobhan is looking for a fresh start in her career at least, love can wait. She is offered an interview at Banbury’s, a prestigious department store in London, and lands the job in short order.

Michael Henrii is the new head of Banbury’s buying department. He is confident, gorgeous, and more than a little self assured.  Siobhan is attracted to him immediately, but is determined to dislike him. She knows his type. He’s arrogant, cocky, and way too self assured for her taste. In her eyes he is a man who probably gets what he is after far too often.

Siobhan finds herself all too quickly on the fast track to more responsibility at Banbury’s catching her a bit off guard as she was not expecting to take on so much so soon. She proves herself up to the task though continued run in’s with Michael leave her confused about his motives and intentions. It doesn’t help that scene’s of him as a stern schoolmaster keep creeping into her thoughts unbidden. Before she realizes what happened she finds herself agreeing to a date with him. After a wonderful date the heat level rises when she goes home with him for the night. I needed a cold shower after those delectable scenes.

Siobhan was on cloud nine after the satiating night and morning they shared. However, Siobhan’s inner conflict over Michael’s stern, bossy, yet incredibly sexy ways comes to a head at lunch.  Determined to pay the bill even though she has agreed to allow Michael the honor she slips the waiter payment under the guise of visiting the ladies room. Michael is furious. A clash of wills ensues with Siobhan lashing out and Michael being quietly stern; reining in his fury until they get back to Siobhan’s house.

“You think this is about you paying for lunch? Maybe it started that way Siobhan, but honestly, the way you yelled and swore, you were like a three year old having a tantrum. With a foul mouth like that, you deserve a good spanking.”

Uh oh, he really shouldn’t have said that. The headmaster image was back in my head in a flash and boy, was I ready to play out the role of the naughty schoolgirl. The thought was really hot. I could feel something deep inside me stirring an awakening of my true self.”

I’m sure you can guess what happens next and this takes their relationship to a whole new level.  Something awakens inside of them that they just can’t squelch or deny. The flames engulf as they begin to explore this lifestyle that they stumbled into. Without giving anything away I am going to say it is HOT, HOT, and SCORCHING HOT! As you read their sizzling exchanges and conflicts they hit along the way you will be pulled along. Siobhan’s fear of commitment along with the normal ups, downs, and doubts that come with this type of relationship keep you on your toes, and wow, just wait for the incredible plot twist that comes out toward the end of the book! You will be so glad you decided to pick up this book.

My Naughty Little Secret is a smart, sexy book that is told in first person and vacillates between storytelling and action. I really enjoy author Tara Finnegan’s refreshing take of modern day romance with a twist. She does it so well that it’s believable yet is still sexy as hell. Her characters are real, entertaining, and relatable in every way. Yet the heat factor is STEAMY! The plot is as good as the spanking and sex scenes which are off the charts good. So mark my words you are going to want to read this one!

For more about Author Tara Finnegan visit her blog: