The King's Pleasure

The King's Pleasure

by Kitty Thomas

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The King's Pleasure by Kitty Thomas

The King's Pleasure is the third novella in the erotica anthology: Submissive Fairy Tales by Kitty Thomas.


In the kingdom of Himeros, Abigail is despised for her gypsy heritage. Pushed to the fringes of society, she's forced to break the law in order to help feed her family. When a castle guard catches her stealing bread, he intends to cut off her hand for the offense.

Niall has just taken the throne and is determined to prove he isn't a monster like his father. Awakened by the cries of a gypsy, he spares her from the guard's blade and takes her as his slave instead. When he learns she doesn't understand the kingdom's carnal ways, he becomes determined to strip her of all inhibitions until her every desire is in service to the king's pleasure.

*This work is a novella of 21,000 words. Depending on reading speed, 1-2 hours of reading time.

This book is intended for an adult audience.

What Other Authors are Saying About The King's Pleasure:

"King's Pleasure pushed all my buttons. The vulnerable heroine, and the perverse and powerful king who you suspect still has a golden heart... A hot, well-imagined fantasy world and sexy, touching emotional interaction. This is Happily Ever After for the kinky set!" – Annabel Joseph, author of Odalisque.

"Another amazing read from Kitty Thomas. One thing I can count on from this author is to create a read unlike anything else on the market. From fantasy to sci-fi to contemporary, her books always defy categorization. Whatever the setting, when I want the real deal when it comes to exploring master/slave relationships, I turn to Kitty's stories. With work that's powerful, sexy and intense, she never fails to deliver." ~ Cari Quinn, author of Provoke Me

Other Works by Kitty Thomas:

Full Length Novels:

Comfort Food
Guilty Pleasures
Tender Mercies
The Last Girl
Submissive Fairy Tales (latest release--anthology of The Auction, Awakening, and The King's Pleasure.)
Big Sky
Mafia Captive
Blood Mate


The Auction

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150517042
Publisher: Burlesque Press
Publication date: 12/17/2011
Series: Submissive Fairy Tales , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 341,414
File size: 140 KB

About the Author

Kitty Thomas writes dark literary fiction that explores power dynamics and sexuality. Not really classed as romance, though some readers see it that way. It's a case of your mileage may vary. Romance genre conventions and rules not usually followed but some books could easily be classed as "erotic romance" such as Mafia Captive or Tender Mercies.

Her latest work, Blood Mate, is a dark fairy tale.

This work is fiction and meant for an adult audience. The author does not endorse or condone any of the behavior carried out by characters in her stories.

If you like Kitty's work and would be interested in hearing about new releases, you can subscribe via the contact form on her website at:

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The King's Pleasure 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
AsianCocoa More than 1 year ago
The King's Pleasure is the third novella in Kitty Thomas' erotic fairy tale collection. This novella was my favorite one out of all of them. It pushed every one of my dark, erotic, kinky buttons. I know I'm in for a sexy treat when opening up a Kitty novel. I almost always love her heroes and this story was no exception. Niall was a dominant & dangerous hero with a soft spot for his slave. Abby was a strong heroine who would endure anything to prove her love and loyalty to her master. Living her whole life on the fringes of the kingdom, Abby is ignorant of the hedonistic culture of the King's court. After deciding to take Abby as his slave, Niall begins to teach her the carnal ways of the Himeros society. She gets indoctrinated into the sexually open culture of the kingdom rather quickly as guests start arriving to court and preparations are made for the weekend feasts and festival. And, oh my! What a wicked, sexy festival! Once night falls, children and citizens not wanting to participate in the evening's orgies leave and the debauchery begins. The author joked that she must have been on horny drugs when she wrote the scene and I think she was! It's a very intense erotic scene with lots of dirty explicit activities going on. Shortly after the festival the story takes a dark turn when seeds of doubt are planted in Niall's mind regarding Abby's intentions. The latter half of the novella is a bit alarming and tortuous and my heart went out to Abby. I was so caught up in the emotional whirlwind that I worried about how the story would end. This was another amazing story from the beautifully erotic imagination of Kitty Thomas. The King's Pleasure is highly recommended for every erotica fan who likes their stories a little dark and their boundaries pushed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've enjoyed all of her books. I wish this one was a little longer. I look forward to her next one.
MelyndaB More than 1 year ago
Taking a niave girl as his slave, it is actually the king that learns he is trully the niave one when it comes to true love and actual submission.
oneidamommy More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this story, just wished it was a little longer.
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