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#NEBT – “A Dom is for Life” by Ashe Barker

Ashe Barker Books, 2020
Release Date 26 September 2020
Contemporary erotic romance, romantic suspense, BDSM
HEA ending

#eroticromance #ashebarker #dominance #spanking #contemporary #bdsm


A Dom is for Life … not just for Christmas.

It’s been over three years since her bitter break up with her husband, and Libby Novak is over him. Definitely. All she needs to do is sign the final papers and their divorce will be final, the whole sorry chapter finished with.

So, why doesn’t she?

A slip up in a shopping centre places her on the wrong side of the law, and Libby is horrified when the head of security turns out to be her soon-to-be ex-husband, Josh. She manages to convince him of her innocence though, and he’s prepared to let her go.

So why doesn’t she just head for the exit? Why, instead, does she beg him to spank her, like he used to do, when they were together, and he was her Dom as well as her husband? 

Josh was always a stern Master, and he has a score to settle with the wife and submissive who betrayed him. Will one spanking be enough? 

As the heat of their marriage sizzles again, who will get burned this time?

Warning: This book contains sexually explicit content which is only suitable for mature readers. The first two chapters of this book were originally published as a short story, In The Eyes of the Law in the Totally Bound Over The Knee anthology, In this edition, the book has been substantially expanded to a full-length novel, re-edited and with new cover art and title

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“Libby, it’ll be all right. You just need to explain to the police how this happened and they won’t press charges. They’ll believe you.”

“Why would they? You don’t.”

“I do, actually.”

“Then why involve the police?” I gaze at him, his handsome features obscured by my tears.

His smile dazzles me. It always did. “Good question. Fair enough, we won’t involve them. You can go.”

“No police?”

He shakes his head. “You’re no criminal, Libby. I know that about you, at least. And our fine constabulary has better things to occupy them than dealing with an airhead who never concentrates on what she’s doing. I remember this was something I had to take issue with often enough when we were together, and you haven’t changed, it seems.” He shrugs. “Still, it had its compensations as I recall, and you took discipline very well.”

I redden as I, too, recall those disciplinary sessions. Josh could always deliver a fine spanking, and he was a demon with a paddle or cane. Perfect for a pain slut like me.

“You can leave now, Libby, and I suggest you give Scents a wide berth in future. Mrs Davis never forgets a face.”

“You’re letting me go? No police, no punishment?” This is what I said I wanted, but as he gestures to the door, I begin to think I’m not ready to leave after all. Not yet.

“Punishment, Libby? I never said anything about that. I’m head of security here, that’s all. I nick ‘em, but I don’t decide on guilt or dish out punishments.”

“You used to. Dish out punishments, I mean.”

“As your husband, yes. And your Dom. When you deserved it.” He regards me under lowered brows, his beautiful dark eyes glinting. 

I know that look, that expression that would send me panting to my knees every time. 

I resist the urge to drop to the floor at his feet now, though it’s a close-run thing. “You’re still my husband. You just made that clear enough.”

“But not your Dom. Not anymore.”

“No, but…”

“Do you want me to punish you, Libby?”

Yes! Oh God, yes! 

“No, of course not.”

He holds my gaze, his expression steely. The sterner he becomes, the more my pussy convulses with longing, with something suppressed for too long. My knickers are damp.

“Do you want me to punish you, Libby?” he repeats the question slowly, each word enunciated with calm precision.

“Yes, please.”

About Ashe Barker

USA Today Bestselling author Ashe Barker writes erotic romance and spanking romance in a variety of genres including contemporary, BDSM, paranormal, historical. ménage, gay romance and time travel. She is a #1 Amazon Bestseller and all her stories feature hot alpha males and sassy submissives, often with a lot to learn. Kink abounds, and there’s enough dirty talk to satisfy the most demanding smut lover. However dark and dirty the setting, love always emerges triumphant, and her stories never fail to deliver a satisfying happy ever after.

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