by Jennifer Kacey
A small book sitting out on a table shouldn’t incite fear in anyone.
But what if that book was your diary and you learned your two best friends, men you have ached for your entire life, have just read every last word? Pages and pages filled with dark fantasies and forbidden dreams so explicit they leave nothing to the imagination.
And what if those two friends were included in every last one?
This is exactly where Cyn Andrews now finds herself.
Stuck somewhere between wanting to hate Jared and Chris Kennedy for violating her privacy and just plain wanting to be stuck somewhere between them. She could never choose only one brother, so she’s kept her feelings buried for more than a decade, and a past mistake has kept her silent and alone…until now.
Everything she’s ever wanted may have just been handed to her in the form of an invitation to The Library. Not just a building filled with books, but a members only BDSM club the brothers own and have kept hidden from her for years.
Is it pity or desire that fueled the invitation?
What other secrets have they been keeping from her?
Can she protect her heart and face her biggest fear while discovering the art of submitting to two Doms?
It’d be a sin not to find out…
I am utterly fascinated with BDSM. It’s dark and naughty and I think it takes sex to a whole new level. Instead of floating along during vanilla sex, your mind - sorta kinda involved, during BDSM sex every cell in your body is hyper-focused on the intense pleasure you’re giving or receiving.
In my debut novel, Together in Cyn, I’d say 80% of the sex scenes are BDSM, ranging from slightly naughty to no holds barred I hope you need a fire extinguisher next to the book to put the flames out when you get to the last scene.
For those who are new to “the scene” I’ll break BDSM down for you. This way it won’t be just a four letter word. J
BD – Bondage and Discipline
Ds – Dominance and submission
SM – Sadism and Masochism
Sweet romance is perfect for a lot of people, and I’m not knocking it. In my opinion any great sex between two (or more) consensual adults is awesome!!! Please note the multiple exclamation marks used! I am thankful every day - I live in the country I do, in the age of sexual awareness, and acknowledgement that everyone isn’t wired the same.
The various kinks involved in BDSM are innumerable, and the acceptance of all different forms of kink is something which really drew me to this genre. It’s fascinating the number of fetishes out there and you are almost guaranteed if you’re into it, whatever IT is, then someone else out there will be, too.
I started reading BDSM novels several years ago and that’s actually where I got my introduction to this genre. From moment one I was utterly captivated with the power exchange dynamic, between multiple partners specifically.
When I decided to write Together in Cyn I put A LOT of research into it, most of it being online research. The town I live in is WAY too small to have a BDSM club, like the Library, so online and a few discrete visits to a much larger town make up my knowledge base to date.
I had to learn and be able to incorporate the right verbiage for my characters. I also researched attire of both Doms/Dommes and subs. And a lot of equipment research, custom collar choices, restraint and bondage techniques… I could go on and even with all I’ve learned so far, I know I’ve only scratched the surface of what’s out there.
Plus, the technological age of blogging was supremely helpful. I currently follow multiple blogs from a Doms perspective and a submissives. Along with certain sites that cater to multiple partners, and the swinger lifestyle. I wanted to be able to get into my character’s heads and get the dynamic right.
There are bookmarks on my laptop that would probably make porn stars blush. I am currently cultivating friendships in the BDSM world so I can “see” more for the next book in this series.
Things that drew me to BDSM in no particular order. Acceptance of what turns you on. Fetishes are nurtured and explored. Hetero, GLBT and ménage are all thumbs up as long as everyone participating is over 18 and consent to play.
Something else I love about BDSM is you can have any level of play. A little bit just in the bedroom or boardroom. J Or a full-time D/s relationship where one person is “owned” by another. And everything in between.
My favorite BDSM scene in the entire book is the last one. Interestingly I added it during edits. I was gonna play it safe, but thankfully realized I had to tell the story how it played in my head, or I wasn’t doing my characters or my muse any justice. I hope you love it! It’s the harshest one, the sexiest by far, and after you read it I hope you can picture it and feel phantom hands on your skin when you close your eyes.
So now I’ve shown you a little about me, and I want to hear about you.
What’s your kink?