I'm sharing my first Western - The Ways of the West about spanking drovers/cowboys on a cattle drive. Here's my 8 sentences:
Reining his horse to a halt, Johnny slid her down off the horse only to promptly haul her back up again, in front of him this time. And before she was even properly across his saddle, she knew what was about to happen. He’d had her belly-down across his horse once before, and the experience that had followed hadn’t been pleasant. She had no doubt that this one wouldn’t be any nicer.
Smack! The flat of Johnny’s hand landed hard on her seat, and she yelped. This was definitely worse than last time, much worse. Last time she’d been upended like this the layers of skirts and petticoats she’d been wearing had afforded her some protection from Johnny’s heavy hand, but the man’s pants she was wearing didn’t absorb very much of the stinging impact at all. Smack! Smack! Smack! Johnny’s big hand fell hard and fast, his fingers spread out to cover most of her bottom with each blow.
Blurb: Orphaned by an attack on her family’s wagon train, Jessica finds herself stranded a thousand miles from Boston, the only home she has ever known. Only one man—a rough, dusty cowboy named Johnny—stands between her and the perils of the west, and he quickly makes it clear that he is ready to do whatever needs to be done to keep Jessica safe, whether she likes it or not.
When the unlikely pair stumble upon a cattle drive and they are both offered employment, Johnny doesn’t hesitate to accept. But after Jessica loudly expresses her disdain for his plan and for cowboys in general, Johnny decides it is time for drastic action. After a hard, embarrassing spanking followed by a tearful apology to the trail boss, Jessica is left with a sore backside and a strange yet undeniably powerful need to be held close and comforted by her handsome protector.
With Johnny by her side—and claiming an ever bigger place in her heart with each passing day—Jessica begins to adjust to life on the trail. But a cattle drive is a dangerous place for anyone, let alone a city girl with a penchant for disobedience. If he ever wants the chance to make Jessica his wife, Johnny knows he’s going to have to take her firmly in hand before she gets herself hurt or killed. Even if it means a painful, humiliating bare-bottom strapping she’ll never forget, one way or another he’ll teach her the ways of the west.
Publisher’s Note: The Ways of the West is an erotic romance novel that contains sexual scenes and spankings, including domestic discipline in a historical setting. If such material offends you, please don’t buy this book.
If you enjoyed The Ways of the West, check out the sequel The Code of the West!
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