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The Businessman's Tie (The Power to Please, Book 1) [NOOK Book]

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Part One of "The Power to Please," a dark, sensual series about shattering loss, redemption through transformation, and the miracle of selfless love.

Who knows where one night of passion might lead?

Recently-divorced Nonnie Crawford craves a new beginning -- it arrives in the form of an enigmatic, dark-eyed stranger she dubs The Businessman. He seduces her with a sizzling introduction to the thrill of submission. As the days pass, she can't ...

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The Businessman's Tie (The Power to Please, Book 1)

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Overview

Part One of "The Power to Please," a dark, sensual series about shattering loss, redemption through transformation, and the miracle of selfless love.

Who knows where one night of passion might lead?

Recently-divorced Nonnie Crawford craves a new beginning -- it arrives in the form of an enigmatic, dark-eyed stranger she dubs The Businessman. He seduces her with a sizzling introduction to the thrill of submission. As the days pass, she can't forget him or the way he made her feel, so she seeks him out and soon finds herself at a BDSM club. There, she meets Michael Weston, a handsome, charming playboy who's keen to seize the reins left dangling by the absent Businessman.

Nonnie's ready to take chances ... perhaps too ready.

*Warning: adult material. Only purchase if it is legal for you to do so. This book contains explicit language and scenes of a sexual nature, including exhibitionism, S&M by secondary characters, and consensual domination and submission, which some readers may find objectionable.*

Approximately 42,000 words, 150 print pages

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"The Power to Please," a four-part, BDSM erotic romance series

Nonnie Crawford journeys into the alluring but sometimes dangerous realm of BDSM. She yearns to submit herself to a powerful, dominant man and two Doms vie for that submission, the enigmatic Businessman and the charming Playboy.

Knowing who to trust is always a challenge, and the odds of making a mistake are multiplied when gripped by new, intoxicating desires. Nonnie's choices prove the difference between perfect bliss and devastating ruin. Truth and trust. She'll need both as she struggles to move past her mistakes, earn indestructible love, and to claim the ultimate power to please.

Warning: adult material. Contains explicit language and scenes of a sexual nature, including exhibitionism, multiple-partner scenes, S&M, bondage, consensual domination and submission, and other activities which some readers may find objectionable.

Titles in the series should be read in order:
1 - The Businessman's Tie
2 - The Playboy's Proposition
3 - His Name Is Sir
4 - The Submissive's Last Word

~ Now Available ~
The Power to Please Collection, the complete series in one volume

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Editorial Reviews

Fab Fun and Tantalizing Reads - Jodie O'Brien
"Great first book. It ticked all the boxes -- hot, mysterious, engrossing. It gets the seal of approval from this little black (horny) duck."
Just Erotic Romance Reviews - Silla Beaumont
5 Stars -- "It was as if Ms. Ward took a look into the mind of someone casually interested in exploring BDSM and laid all the hotness out for them like a buffet ... The first encounter between Nonnie and The Businessman was absolutely off the charts erotic!"
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045305914
  • Publisher: Deena Ward
  • Publication date: 9/23/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,744
  • File size: 230 KB

Meet the Author

I think nothing could be finer than having a job which demands I spend my days in worlds of my own creation.I recently finished a four-part, BDSM erotic romance series, "The Power to Please." All four books are available now.I live in the Midwest USA with my partner and a rowdy, plump beagle.
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3.5
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  • Posted May 16, 2014

    more from this reviewer

    Nonnie Crawford is celebrating her divorce and is ready for some

    Nonnie Crawford is celebrating her divorce and is ready for some fun. Across the bar Nonnie catches the eye of The Businessman and he introduces her to a world of submission. Unable to forget him she visits a sex club hoping to find him, but what she finds is Michael Weston. Ready to pick up the reins where The Businessman left off, Nonnie now has a decision to make.

    Holy BDSM Batman! This short novel burnt up my Nook. This is a short in a series of 4 books that tells the tale of Nonnie Crawford in her discovery of her submissive side. She must decided between The Businessman and Michael Weston. Only one makes her burn and the other is willing to give her what she wants. I will definitely be continuing this series even tho they are short.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2014

    Good leaves you wanting more

    This story is only 100 pgs. But you get wrapped in the character and left wanting more.
    After Nonnie's divorce papers were signed, her and her friends head to the bar for some fun. She is attracted to a business man across the room. She's not brave enough to talk to him so she passes him on her way to the bathroom. On the way out, he is waiting for her and takes her down the hall. They have some fun and never say a word till the end. She is still turned on by him and the experience a week later. She heads back to the bar, but hes not there. She meets a new girl and they go to a new club that might have sex rooms in the back. She is flirting with Michael when she notices the business man watching her and mad. She is give two propisitions and has to decide what to do. Left me wanting more. Kristy dean

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2014

    Interesting story. Wasn't great, but not bad either. I would l

    Interesting story. Wasn't great, but not bad either. I would like to read the rest of the series. I would recommend this book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 27, 2014

    i like the whole series

    This was a good series and enjoyed the erotic scenes. I loved being able to read all four books one after another.
    I would read this author again.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 16, 2014

    AMAZING

    I loved this book. Read it in 2 days, then HAD to buy the other 3 books in the series. It kept me engaged and always wanting more. Even now, after the end, I still want more from this series and characters! I definitely recommend this series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2014

    Quick fun read

    I actually enjoyed the book very much. The hot details in all the scenes were great. Had me going.
    I like that when you get to know more about Nonnie, it isn't the whole standard of knowing the rules or engagement of being a sub. You go through her doubts and it really is a good way to build up the character especially with the choices being thrown her way. Can't wait to continue this series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2014

    Kind of blah.....

    Writing was ok and story has promise but it didnt do much for me. Might get the 2nd book but dont know yet.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2014

    good read

    worth taking the time to read...not the whole book here, just a tease.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2014

    Huh!

    It's a little slow in some parts, but actually not bad. I normally read fantasy romance, but this was good too. Thanks for introducing me to a new genre.

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  • Posted September 1, 2014

    Highly Recommend

    It was a very good book but now I have to buy the rest of the series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2014

    Slow going never picks up.

    Slow going, never picks up.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2014

    Great book!

    Great book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2014

    Ok

    Did not really like it. Too much for me.

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  • Posted February 16, 2014

    So so

    Was a little too predictable

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2014

    1 too many men

    I just did not like that she was attracted to two men. I would appreciate all of the explicit sex narratives better if it were just between her and one man.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 14, 2014

    Quick read--for the category you must try it!

    It is a fast and enjoyable read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2014

    Not the greatest writing I'v read, but ok.

    Ok if you just like the man taking over and the woman week. Not the greatest writing I have read...

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  • Posted February 14, 2014

    Good

    A good read, but sometimes, "typical." Still good though. Ending is different.

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  • Posted February 14, 2014

    Enjoyable read....

    I enjoyed reading this book and look forward to more. The way things were described I could feel it also..Keep writing...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2014

    Basic read

    Got this book and read it but I am not going to purchase the next two in the series. I didn't find the book interesting enough to find out what happens to the main character in the future.

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