Will she find the man of her dreams in a world of chaos?

Follow the journey of Josie’s life, from her happy childhood through her golden years. Her loves, her losses, friends, lovers, and her love of kink all come together to make for a beautiful life as she finds her way in the world.

Hurt and then sadness after her first marriage leads to a happy and unexpected reunion and a second chance at love. Is she brave enough to dive back in and grab another chance at a forever happily ever after?

Publisher’s Note: This steamy contemporary romance contains elements of second-chance love, new beginnings, adult themes, sensual scenes and power exchange. If any of these offend you, please do not purchase.

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Excerpt

“Do you even know why I was so upset with you for dancing with John? I mean, once would have been no big deal, but three times? You are my girl, Josie. It doesn’t look good for you to be dancing with another guy that many times.”

“I’m your girl? We’ve never discussed that,” she replied as she put her hands on his shoulders and looked him in the eye. “I mean, you’ll be leaving for college in a few months.”

“Josie, I didn’t think we needed to talk about it. I assumed you knew how I felt. I guess I should never just assume. You know what they say about that. But to set the record straight, yes, you are my girl. Unless you don’t want to be, that is. And being my girl means you don’t flirt or dance with other guys.”

“I would like to be your girl, Mitch,” she said softly.

“Good, that’s settled. Now, on to the next part of this discussion. Whenever you do something you shouldn’t, something that is disrespectful to me or someone else or that is harmful to you, I feel as your guy, it is my responsibility to impress upon you the importance of not doing it again. Do you agree?”

Was this really, finally happening? Unless she was reading him wrong, it sure seemed like it was.

“Depends on what you mean by impressing upon me,” she replied, waiting anxiously to hear his answer.

“This is what I mean,” he said as he gently removed her hands from his shoulders and pulled her over his lap.

Josie’s heart skipped a beat—maybe several beats. This was it, her first real spanking, and from Mitch, the hot guy she’d been dating, the one who had just called her ‘his girl’.

He began to caress her back, moving down to her bottom. Then, without warning, a sharp smack landed on her jean-covered rear. Even through the fabric, she could feel the burning, stinging sensation. Would he pull her pants down? Probably not. They hadn’t even had sex yet, so she didn’t think he would be that bold.

He continued to rain down hard spanks. Josie started to squirm and wiggle and tried to put her hands on her bottom.

“No, none of that,” he said as he took hold of her hands with his free one and held them. Five more smacks landed after that.

He reached into the waistband of her jeans and moved his hand down to touch her bareness underneath. “Ah, yes, hot to the touch. I’ll bet those sweet cheeks are red by now too.” Then he removed his hand and started to spank her again.

Josie was a hot mess by this time. Whoever said this was fun was crazy. It hurt like hell. Yet, there was a small part of her that was getting all tingly, and there was a funny wetness seeping out from that spot between her legs. What was that all about?

“Now, young lady, do you understand that flirting with other guys is not acceptable in this relationship? Talk to them, be friends with them, I have no issue with that, but dancing and flirting isn’t going to cut it.”

“Y-yes, Mitch. I-I didn’t mean anything by it.” She was crying by this time.

“Oh, babe,” he said as he pulled her into his arms. “I know you probably didn’t, but it made me see red. I can’t bear the thought of you in some other guy’s arms, even if it is for an innocent dance.” He held her as she cried it out, then he kissed the top of her head. “Go get yourself cleaned up, then we should go. Tim and Lynne are probably wondering what happened to us. I love you, Josie Aldridge.”