Waking Kiss [NOOK Book]

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A stranger in the wings, a traitorous pair of toe shoes, and a traumatic turn dancing with The Great Rubio… For ballerina Ashleigh Keaton, it’s been one hell of a night.

But it’s not over yet. When Rubio drags her to a private party at his friend’s house in the ritzy part of London, she meets Liam Wilder, a lifestyle dominant and frighteningly seductive man. Liam pursues Ashleigh, attracted by her strength and talent, but she has secrets—an ...
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Waking Kiss

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Overview

A stranger in the wings, a traitorous pair of toe shoes, and a traumatic turn dancing with The Great Rubio… For ballerina Ashleigh Keaton, it’s been one hell of a night.

But it’s not over yet. When Rubio drags her to a private party at his friend’s house in the ritzy part of London, she meets Liam Wilder, a lifestyle dominant and frighteningly seductive man. Liam pursues Ashleigh, attracted by her strength and talent, but she has secrets—an abusive past and a crippling fear of intimacy that prevents her from connecting to anyone, especially a playboy reputed to be legendary in bed.

Eventually he wins her trust and sets out to heal the troubled dancer, awakening her to a world of sensual abandon in a series of “sessions” at his home. But how pure are his motives? Is he helping her or endangering her fragile soul? Liam hides his own destructive secrets, and so does Fernando Rubio, their temperamental friend. Over time the three become embroiled in a tangle of artifice, fears, and lies that threaten to undo everything they’ve worked for.

Will Ashleigh and Liam find the strength to defeat their demons? Or are they cursed to sleepwalk through life, afraid to experience the passion and intimacy of love?

This 81K word romance novel contains reflections on childhood abuse and violence which may disturb some readers.




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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016536101
  • Publisher: Scarlet Rose Press
  • Publication date: 6/16/2013
  • Series: BDSM Ballet , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 98,746
  • File size: 639 KB

Meet the Author

Annabel Joseph is a multi-published BDSM romance author. She writes mainly contemporary romance, although she has been known to dabble in the medieval and Regency eras. She is known for writing emotionally intense BDSM storylines, and strives to create characters that seem real—even flawed—so readers are better able to relate to them. Annabel also writes vanilla (non-BDSM) erotic romance under the pen name Molly Joseph.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2013

    TiWi

    Good Love Story. Poor Ashleigh right away she had my sympathy & Liam was irresitable. Some hot scenes too... 552 pages.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2013

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    3.5 A different read. Both Ashleigh and Kyle were damaged from ypung but eventually overcame their demons. A quick read, kept my intetest.

    LOVETOREAD

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2013

    Good read

    Well written with viewpoint from both characters. Loved it

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  • Posted October 16, 2013

    I was really surprised with this book. I'm not sure exactly wha

    I was really surprised with this book. I'm not sure exactly what I was expecting when I started reading it but it more than surpassed my expectations. Ashleigh is a vry minor ballet dancer and suddenly she is pulled into the starring role with her idol, Rubio. She has to run back to the dressing room to get another pair of pointe shoes and a stranger helps her get the door unlocked. Let's fast foward to the dance portion where she finds out that Rubio is a jerk and full of himself. They end up at the stranger's house and this is where it gets good. They are going to a BDSM party. Ashleigh is as vanilla as a person can get so she's shocked out of her mind and ends up leaving very quickly. The stranger ends up being Liam Wilder, who is very interested in Ashleigh.

    While Ashley was growing up, her father sexually abused her and she finally ran away from home. She is so scared up sex that she has decided to live a long and lonely life by herself. But she finally decides to let Liam help her try to get over this fear by using instructing her in the BDSM lifestyle. Throughout the book, they run scared of each other and are fighting back and forth. You must read the book to find out what happens between Ashleigh, Rubio and Liam.

    The BDSM portion of the book is really light bondage and spankings. I think Annabel has done a great job with this book which is the first one of her's that I have read. I got to meet her a couple of weeks ago and was curious about her books so I got this one. I like ballet and really enjoyed the scenes. The book flows really good and I will be reading her next one with Rubio.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2013

    Great Story

    Great story line. Hot scenes.

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  • Posted July 22, 2013

    Intense & Hot

    Love Annabel Joseph

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2013

    Another great one...

    I have read every one of her books and each one is as good or better than the last..this is no exception..great read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2013

    Loved this book!

    This is one of the best romances that I have read - BDSM or vanilla.

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