My Perfect Mistress (An Erotic Short Story) is Carly Quinn’s debut short story about a young woman named Zoe. Between her divorce, the death of a parent, and the quick remarriage of the surviving parent, she’s having a heck of a tough year and needs to blow off some steam. When her best friend suggests she go online and explore some alternative lifestyle websites, she figures she’s got nothing to lose if she’s just looking, right?
So she sets out to look for a Dom of her own to teach her the ropes, but what she finds is someone she never expects – Chase, the perfect man who’s looking for the perfect Mistress. What follows are their online exchanges, from tentative hello’s and even a bit of storytelling on her end as she explores that power exchange a little bit more, and what follows next is, of course, the meeting.
Is she a Mistress or Domme as he tells her she really is? Or are they both really just exploring the lifestyle together, fumbling towards a dynamic that would closely resemble D/s while getting to know each other, or are they serving as each other’s distractions?
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Regan Hale is running away.
She is finished being nice, sick of doing the right thing and tired of always being wrong. She jumps at the chance to spend a few weeks on the Olympic Peninsula caring for her ailing aunt. Regan’s plans for quiet introspection and growing a backbone are derailed with the arrival of the doctor to whom her aunt has rented the guest cottage.
J.T. Thomas has work to do and an idyllic former life to forget. The deserted winter beach outside Port Townsend seems to offer the privacy and gloom he desires and his first order of business is getting rid of the woman in his beach cottage when he arrives.
Even with the help of her husband’s ghost and the worlds most lovable dog, bringing these two together seems unlikely. When a careless moment turns them into each others worst nightmare, it may take the whole of the Pacific Ocean and the Great Wall of China to heal these two battered hearts.
So here I am, middle of the night, lying in his bed, calling it ours. Thinking about leaving in a week. Knowing I have things that have to be done and so does he and it doesn’t bode well for either of us till, possibly, next fall. I slide over against him, snuggle under his shoulder. I slip my hand across his stomach. I love the crinkly hairs under my fingers, I follow their path down toward his waistband. I want to wake him up and tell him I’m not leaving, beg him to let me stay.
I know I cannot.
I want him to touch me. I want that slow lazy way he has of kissing me until it feels like time just stops. Like there is nothing else but us and we have all the time in the world. Like he doesn’t have other responsibilities or dates, or work and neither do I. It’s only us. I want to fill myself with that feeling then hoard it like some crazed middle-aged woman who can barely open her front door because the inside is so full. I move my hand lightly up to his chest, my fingers slipping over his resting hand. I feel his arm move from under my pillow, tangle into my hair and feel his beard against my forehead as he kisses me.
“What love?” he asks, clearing his throat.
‘Nothing,” I whisper.
My Perfect Mistress (An Erotic Short Story) is Carly Quinn’s debut novelette about a young woman named Zoe. Between her divorce, the death of a parent, and the quick remarriage of the surviving parent, she’s having a heck of a tough year and she needs to blow off some steam. When her best friend suggests she go online and explore some alternative-lifestyle websites, she figures she’s got nothing to lose if she’s just looking, right?
When she sets out to look for a Dom of her own to teach her the ropes, what she finds is someone she never expects – the perfect man who’s looking for a Mistress. What follows are their online exchanges, from tentative hello’s and even a bit of storytelling on her end, though what follows next is for you to find out, and I hope you do.
What surprised me first about My Perfect Mistress – right off the bat – is the cover. It’s not your usual waif-like figured woman and her hunky man. She’s a BBW and damn proud of it, too – which is a good thing and something I’d like to see more of.
Rating: 4/5 stars
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