The Beauty of Surrender (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 27, 2009 - Fiction - 300 pages
8 Reviews
Shibari, the ancient art of erotic restraint…Its finely knotted ropes are a turn-on, a sexual experience…and, for some, an absolute necessity.

Serving the Master: Desmond and Ava
At a San Francisco sex club called Pinnacle, Ava Gregory seeks something she cannot quite describe. But of one thing she is certain: the moments when she feels her most beautiful and complete are when she is tightly restrained in the Shibari ropes. At Pinnacle, she’s paired with a master: Desmond Hale, who thrives on control. But something surprising happens when Desmond binds Ava’s willing body and takes her to the edge of ecstasy. And now the two are taking their relationship out of the shadows of the club, sharing secrets unleashed and bodies unbound.…

Soothing the Beast: Marina and James
An art dealer and Shibari master, Marina has never hesitated to dominate anyone. Until she meets James, a dark, gorgeous, towering journalist who’s survived horrors around the world. James confesses that submission is the only way to clear his troubled mind, but Marina is instantly overwhelmed by his strength and magnetism. To share the pleasures of bondage, something must change between them. When it does, it will come with an explosion of unexpected pleasure—and a relationship that neither could ever have imagined.…


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User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

1.5 stars See my full review at The Discriminating Fangirl. Read full review

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User Review  - Beenee Reads - Goodreads

I didn't like this book simply because it's too much talking. Now don't get me wrong, I enjoy talking in books especially when it adds to the story or is a light diversion from dark times but the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
17
Section 3
27
Section 4
38
Section 5
53
Section 6
61
Section 7
72
Section 8
85
Section 12
135
Section 13
146
Section 14
157
Section 15
168
Section 16
177
Section 17
189
Section 18
201
Section 19
213

Section 9
98
Section 10
107
Section 11
119
Section 20
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About the author (2009)

Eden Bradley has been writing since she could hold a pen in her hand. When not writing, you'll find her wandering museums, cooking, eating, shopping, and reading everything she can get her hands on. Eden lives in Southern California.


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