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Break Me In
By Sarah Brooks



*Genre: Erotic: BDSM Romance

* Published: January 29,2014

*Publisher: Ellora’s Cave Publishing Inc

*Word/Page count 284 Pages

*Series: Geek Kink Book #3

Book Blurb

Elena avoids relationships by using her flogger as a shield. Alex is struggling with substance abuse and Elena will do nearly anything to help him conquer his demons, even risk losing him forever. When he comes home, whole and healthy, he raises the stakes by requesting their friendship turn into a D/s bond. His submission will change their dynamic forever. She convinces herself it’s just sex. Love and desire aren’t part of the equation.

Under Elena’s reverent command, Alex finds a comfort he’s always yearned for. He’s happier than ever as he spends his days slinging coffee and his nights bound and collared. Submitting to Elena exposes more than his strengths—it reveals a powerful attraction. Most of all, it uncovers their passionate love. He’s ready to convince her there’s no reason to mask her feelings, but his efforts are derailed when his toxic past resurfaces to annihilate their future.

Warning: A hunky, tortured barista. A seductive, stubborn Domme. Desire that can’t be tamed by cuffs, ropes and chains. And angst. So much drama and angst, John Hughes would be proud. Being bad never felt so good.

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Juest a tastefancy

She turned, her breath hitching quietly at the gleam in those liquid crystal eyes as he leaned closer. His hands settled on the roof of her car, effectively caging her in so she couldn’t move. “You want to know just as much as I do. A willing submissive offering himself with no strings attached is hard thing for you to resist.”
And we fall in love…a second time.

“But there are strings.”

“Strings that uncomplicate a hell of a lot of things. They break down a lot of barriers you know you won’t have to deal with. I may be new to this, but I’m not new to you. Your inventive mind is already working over scenarios, dismissing what you think I can’t handle and devising scenes which will break down my walls. It’s written all over your face. This way, we’ll both have our answers.”

His mouth brushed gently against hers, a slow sweep which shook her knees and shattered a few of her defenses. Caught up in the feel of such a loving, gentle touch, she opened to him, drawing his tongue into her mouth as his body pressed tight against hers.

Their last kiss had been filled with a breath-stealing concoction of stale liquor and sweat. Now, the fresh, invigorating scent of his soap and the coffee he’d had with his dinner filled her senses. There wasn’t even a hint of any kind of vice to be had. Not even the faintest wisp of smoke. Just pure, unadulterated male free from sin and debauchery.

Except Alex was sin.



Sara Brookes on a Day in her life

On the weekend, my day typically begins sitting down with my breakfast & coffee at my desk. Since I’m trying to do the whole “eating healthier” deal at the moment, that means breakfast is two eggs on a bagel thin and a piece of fruit. I take my coffee black, so I get to have as much of that as I want. A detail which makes eating healthier much, much more tolerable.
DayinthelifeYou’re lucky, my desk is relatively tidy right now! While I eat, I go through email, see if there is anything that needs to be handled as soon as possible and scroll through Twitter and Facebook. I don’t usually hang around there too long, but I have an amusing conversation going on with a few friends about Conlin O’Donoghue and Eion Bailey (Captain Hook and August Booth, respectively, on the show Once Upon a Time) which quickly spirals into fighting words. I suspect this won’t be settled until we all meet face to face in May at the RT Booklover’s Convention in New Orleans. Though, maybe not considering some of the conversations we’ve had when we get together before…

Today is a special day for me, as it’s the four year anniversary of when my first book was published! Flash of Dark, a super sexy paranormal romance, was released on January 18, 2010. Though the book, and the others in the series, aren’t available any longer, my editor for that book is still a very good friend and we talk almost daily about anything and everything. We chat for a little bit, both all misty eyed about the memory.



I have to remind myself I need to get some work done and I have a lot to do. So I have to shut down the internet (a frequent practice for me, because otherwise, I would never get anything done!). Another cup of coffee and I’m ready to dig in. The header I made a few weeks ago for my website has been bothering me and I’m feeling creative enough at the moment to tackle it again./strong>



Still not 100% happy with it, but happier than I was, so improvement. I may come back and fiddle with it a little more, but for right now, I load it up to my website, make a few adjustments to the settings as I’ve modified the color palate and close the internet back down.

Time to really get to work now! Oh wait, the dog has a noon grooming appointment and the teen daughter wants to go shopping with her friends at the mall for a few hours. Husband and I split this, he’ll take the girls to the mall if I’ll drop the dog at the groomers. How can I say no to this face? (The dog, not my husband. LOL)




Back at home, tummy full of lunch (loaded baked potato soup, a grilled cheese sandwich and an apple) and I can finally get to some words. Which means I need to make a choice. I have two documents I need to work on. Edits arrived yesterday for Edge of Need, the 2nd book in the Body Masters series, and my editor would like to have them back mid-February. However, while I’ve been waiting for those edits to arrive, I’ve been writing Glad You Came, the 4th (and final) book in the Geek Kink series. That book is due to my editor in March.



Since I’ve been seeing good progress I decide to work on Glad You Came and see what kind of words I can flesh out. I manage around 1,500 words before the dog needs to picked up from the groomers. By the time I get home, husband and daughter are back home as well and it’s around 6 pm. We desperately need groceries since we have nothing for dinner, so we pile into my vehicle and head out to take care of this.
By the time shopping is done, items put away and dinner consumed (roasted chicken, sweet corn and a roll), it’s around 9 pm. I’m a little shy of my target caloric intake for the day, so I microwave some popcorn to much on. Teen and I settle down for a few hours for our regular mom and daughter “date” on Saturday nights in the library/game room.



Bedtime is around midnight since we get caught up more so than usual. As soon as the husband and I climb into bed, the dog promptly pees on his bed. Luckily he just got a little excited and it isn’t much, but the cover of his bed has to be stripped off and dumped into the washing machine. By then, it’s around 12:30 and my eyes are burning because I’m so tired. Time for dreamland, where I will hopefully dream about Conlin O’Donoghue wearing leather and not a dog peeing on his bed…
So, that’s it, a typical Saturday for me. I actually managed to get some writing in, but ideally, I would have liked a little more. But I will take when I can get!



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Sara Brookes is an award-winning author who has always been fascinated by the strange, the unusual, the twisted and the lost(tortured heroes are her personal favorite). She is an action movie junkie, addicted to coffee and has been known to stay up until the wee hours of the morning playing RPG video games. Despite all this, she is a romantic at heart and is always a sucker for an excellent love story. Born and bred in Virginia, Sara still lives there with her husband and daughter. The entire family is owned by two cats, Galahad and Loki, who graciously allow the family to cater to their every desire..

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    My first time stumbling on this series…thanks Nightstand Novels


    Thanks so much for letting me share my day – it was fun!

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