Traditional Love

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Is finding true love as simple as finding a strong man who spanks?
In hopes that she can rebuild her broken life, Neely moves back to her hometown and becomes roommates with her best friend, Caine. Living together they soon discover that their feelings go far beyond just friendship. Neely is surprised to learn that Caine believes in spanking as a way of life. He lives and passionately upholds a lifestyle known as Domestic Discipline. He is a ...
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Overview

Is finding true love as simple as finding a strong man who spanks?
In hopes that she can rebuild her broken life, Neely moves back to her hometown and becomes roommates with her best friend, Caine. Living together they soon discover that their feelings go far beyond just friendship. Neely is surprised to learn that Caine believes in spanking as a way of life. He lives and passionately upholds a lifestyle known as Domestic Discipline. He is a man who believes in loving, cherishing and spanking his women!
But can Neely let go, and trust in Caine? Can she submit to his way of life, and emerge herself in his like minded group of friends? Is Domestic Discipline just what Neely needs? Or will the uncertainty of the lifestyle tear them apart?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612580395
  • Publisher: LazyDay Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Pages: 138
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Alta Hensley was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She has always been proud of being a "West Coast Girl".
Traditional Love is her first book to be published. She finally followed one of her dreams, and one of the dreams her Nana always had for her. Writing has always been a passion and a hobby. She always wanted to be a writer from the time she could spell, and now she gets the privilege of saying she is an Author.
Alta Hensley is the Erotic Romance Author of Traditional Love, Deep In The Heat of Texas, Indulgence: Tales of the Cirque Romani and the highly anticipated, Traditional Terms.
You can find out more about Alta at her blog http://altahensley.blogspot.com or follow her on Twitter at @AltaHensley
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2010

    Great Read that makes you believe

    At first I was worried I was going to read a bad X-rated movie. However, as the plot developed you just fall into the mind of the main character and feel her emotions - you fall in love as she falls in love. I highly recommend this book for those that want a romance they can believe in AND have some intense X-rated scenes to keep the spice. I live in a world of children, students, and husband -- this was the perfect book to relate and yet escape with fantasy.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 11, 2011

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    Had Me From The Beginning

    I'll be honest when I first starting reading Traditional Love, I was concerned because it was written in first person. I'm not a big fan of this type of writing because anything I've read has been done so poorly, I find myself walking away from the book. NOT SO with Traditional Love. Alta does an amazing job telling Neely's story from Neely's perspective. I was caught up in her story from beginning to end.

    I was captivated by the love story between two people who have known each other practically their whole lives and have finally realized what they have together. Alta does an amazing job showing how a strong independant woman can accept Domestic Discipline and still stay true to herself.

    I loved this book from beginning to end and Cain can spank me anytime; I will gladly misbehave for him.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 10, 2011

    Liked it all, but really loved the ending.

    My only criticism is that the relationship is just there, they don't develop into it, but I love the characters, the concept, and the ending is too sweet! For a short fun read with characters that make you care about them, and some steamy scenes, this was a great choice.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 5, 2011

    Great Read!

    I am not a big erotica reader. I'm not a prude, I have just found with some of the more widely known names of erotica authors, that I'm losing the plot as I read.

    I don't want to be lectured on lifestyle choices. I don't want to read a manifesto of why kink is OKAY. And that's what I usually feel like I'm getting in an erotic novel. It's all 'he broke out a cat o'nine tails and lashed her until she bled. It's okay though because she willingly submitted, and actually she's very turned on by the sight of her own blood.' Gag me!

    Not so with Traditional Love. There's actually a story involved in the midst of the erotic themes! Yay! I won't give away what it's about, because you know, it's something my temperamental self would never be down with in the real world, but that's not really important, because this is fiction, and we all like the escapism.

    What is important is, despite my not being personally on board with the presented theme, I wasn't wrinkling my nose at what was going on in the book. It's not presented as a lecture on alternative lifestyles. Alta takes the time to explain the premise of this particular lifestyle choice, without nagging the faint of heart to suck it up and accept it. The story is believable, and the characters are fleshed out. Usually when I've read erotica in the past, I'm frustrated because it feels like the author is trying to get right to the smut and not painting a picture of who the participants are and why they're choosing this path.

    I like Neely. I really like Caine. I like the cast of characters Alta has assembled here. I'm up at 2 in the morning, yawning and bleary-eyed because I had to finish this story. Did I mention I like Caine? Hot damn. I like Caine. The dirty is hawt. I'm invested in the couple, and I was sad to see the story end. *sigh* The ultimate pitfall of being a fast reader. So hard to slow down and savor.

    Bottom line, this is a spicy, engaging work of erotica, written by an author who remembered that we need to root for our dirty duo. Probably shouldn't use the word 'root'. That's dirty in Australia. Now, after you google 'root', go order up a copy of Traditional Love because it is a very worthwhile read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 6, 2010

    Fantastic! One of the sexiest books I've read

    Enjoyed this book from the first page to its last! This is one of the sexiest books i've read in a long time. I loved the interaction between Neely and Caine so much, they are a couple that truly loves one another.

    I sincerely hope there is a sequel one day. I'd love to visit them again and see them continue on their hot, loving journey!

    And yes, Caine is now my book b.f. !

    I can't wait for more writing from Ms. Hensley!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 2, 2010

    This amazing book is a must have!!

    I recently fininshed reading Traditional Love and can say it was a well developed, well written love story. The loss of a marriage and betrayal in this book leads Neely to question and protect the feeling of love. As she moves back to familiar childhood surroundings and friends she begins to heal and feel those emotions again with Caine. He introduces her to a life of domestic discipline, something she is unfamiliar with but finds she has been missing. Ms Hensley takes the reader on a thought provoking ride with her intelligent story line and strong character development. I look forward to reading more of her work in the future.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2010

    Great Love Story

    I just finished Traditional Love by Alta Hensley. All I can say is Wow! I am blown away. Ms Hensley takes the reader on a ride of a life time. After a recent, soul crushing divorce, Neely is all alone. She decides to leave her current life to start over. She travels back to her home town and meets the true man of her dreams. Follow along as she is introduced to a new form of love...a positive life changing tranformation. I fell in love with Neely and you will too! The ending has you begging for a sequel!! Well done Alta!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    An unexpected pleasure,intelligent erotica

    Let's face it, a romance with spanking as a central theme could head toward mindless smut pretty quickly; but not so here. Traditional Love gave me exactly what I like: love scenes that increased my heart rate, likable/relatable characters to root for and a plot that wasn't just a backdrop for literary porn. The author's voice is clear and strong. The first person narrative is done exceptionally well.I will definitely seek out Ms. Hensley's future works as I have no doubt her star will continue to rise.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 30, 2010

    Fantastic Book, Amazing Ending!!!

    This is an amazing love story with a fantastic twist at the end. Domestic Discipline was a concept foreign to me prior to reading this, but now I am totally a fan of the concept. The development of the character's love is very realistic and the sex scenes are steamy and sensuous! I would definitely recommend this book for all romance and erotica lovers.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 1, 2010

    Fantastic read!

    I read a sample chapter before this book's official release and couldn't wait for the entire novel. This book is easy to fall into and lose an hour of time. Well written, I hope the author considers a sequel, I'm not so sure the characters and plot are quite done with their adventures just yet. More!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2014

    This is one erotic romance that will stay with me for a very lon

    This is one erotic romance that will stay with me for a very long time. I’m trying to think of other books that I can compare this one to but unfortunately I haven’t read many books in this genre. I must say this captivating story has opened the doors to a new genre for me, and I absolutely love it.




    The chemistry between the two main characters is intense. The reader gets to know the characters as imperfect individuals and then sees how those individuals interact.
    Caine and Neely both had moments that made me happy, sad, angry, embarrassed, and so on.
    I was pleasantly surprised at how extremely realistic this book is.




    That said, if you want to just read it for the sex scenes, that is definitely an option. This is not Alta Hensley's first sexy book and boy does she know how to write hot steamy sex that will get you off. Just don't be surprised if, like Caine and Neely, you find yourself falling in love with the rest of the characters' lives as well.




    In a nutshell this book was dark, gritty, raw, original, nasty in a good sexy kind of way and spectacular. What a fantastic way to start off a series. Definitely worth the five stars in my book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2014

    Good

    I really liked this book. I couldn't be in a DD relationship. Great job. J... :-@ 307 pages

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  • Posted December 17, 2012

    Wonderful how "Traditional Love" got my emotions (and

    Wonderful how "Traditional Love" got my emotions (and arousal) going! I loved every second of the book.
     Ms. Hensley did such fantastic job creating characters you can love and hate- oo, did I agree with Neely
     about Sara! While I know that some may find parts of the action implausible, I found the pace of the love to
     be wholly realistic, for the characters as they were written. I think too often as readers, we watch things happen
     and feel uncomfortable if they happen faster or slower than we would personally be comfortable with, but this
     is unfair to the author and the characters themselves. The lovemaking was beautifully written, drawing the
     reader into the story.

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