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Title: The Siren
Author: Tiffany Reisz
Series: The Original Sinners #1
Notorious Nora Sutherlin is famous for her delicious works of erotica, each one more popular with readers than the last. But her latest manuscript is different—more serious, more personal—and she’s sure it’ll be her breakout book…if it ever sees the light of day.
Zachary Easton holds Nora’s fate in his well-manicured hands. The demanding British editor agrees to handle the book on one condition: he wants complete control. Nora must rewrite the entire novel to his exacting standards—in six weeks—or it’s no deal.
Nora’s grueling writing sessions with Zach are draining…and shockingly arousing. And a dangerous former lover has her wondering which is more torturous—staying away from him…or returning to his bed?
Nora thought she knew everything about being pushed to your limits. But in a world where passion is pain, nothing is ever that simple.
I had heard a mix of reviews on this series and had been unsure if I would like it. I had put it off but when I saw that Netgalley had a few of the books and I could read them I thought why not. I was looking for something that had some BDSM in them. I started this one and have to say I love Nora! She is awesome! I also loved that she is a writer! There is a lot to love about this book. I enjoyed reading her stories, we get to see some of the stuff she is writing for her book. Pretty hot that is for sure!
There is one of the sweetest guys that we get to meet, her assistant. I instantly fell in love with him. I also love the banter between them.
This book has some hot sex, some of the best banter, she also does a great job explaining the relationship between a Dom/sub and S&M.
I wish I would have started this series earlier. I am also kind of glad that I waited because I am able to read right through.
I absolutely love Nora that is for sure. She is by far one of my favorite girls!
This book does deal with sadomasochism so for people who have an issue with that type of pain and the pain along the sorts of what Nora talks about can be pretty intense, and is not for everyone.
So if you rather enjoy a Dom/sub relationship that only deals with flogging and spanking along with being tied up, this may not be something that you will enjoy. If you don’t have an issue with reading about a Sadist/Masocist relationship than this might be a series that you would enjoy. I know I have and I am sure it will only get more intense. I am looking forward to see where this series goes.
“- sacrifice can only get you so far. William and Caroline are just too different to make it work. And although two people can love each other deeply, sometimes love alone doesn’t cut it. We can only sacrifice so much of ourselves in a relationship before there’s nothing left to love or be loved.”
“Catholicism was the perfect faith for someone into S&M.”
“Jesus died for the sins of the world. Everyone who ever lived killed Jesus.” She paused and smiled sadly. “I killed Him.”
“Because of all gods, Jesus alone understands. He understands the purpose of pain and shame and humiliation…for salvation, of course. For love.”
“In S&M, if you’re about to give someone a beating, you start off soft to desensitize the skin. A little pain at first can prevent a lot of pain later.”
“Polite doesn’t help me. How do I know what I’m doing right if you aren’t telling me what I’m doing wrong?”
“Men simply had no idea how profound an effect their masculine scent could have on a woman.”
“The same wind that blows us off course can turn and carry us home.”