Hump Day Excerpt: His To Possess By Opal Carew

Another hump day is here! To say we're excited would be an understatement. The weekend ever closer and to help smooth its impending arrival we've got another steamy erotica excerpt. Today for Hump Day we have a scene from Opal Carew's latest BDSM romance, His to Possess. Enjoy!

Jessica slid her key card into the slot then pushed open the door to her room. She had slipped off her coat on the elevator ride and now tossed it in the closet along with her suit jacket. Once she stepped further inside, however, and saw the bed dominating the room, the heat that had been building inside her seeped away. Her heart thundering, she turned to face the virtual stranger behind her and tell him this was a big mistake.

“You aren’t going to tell me you’ve changed your mind, are you?” He stood far too close, and it sent her senses reeling. Part of her wanted to run, yet another part wanted him even closer.

He stroked her cheek. The gentle touch sent shimmers through her. She gazed at him, captivated by the intensity of his eyes. Compelling. Inviting. And reminding her far too much of Storm.

Her heart clenched. She really couldn’t do this.

“I’m sorry, I’m not sure we should—”

Before she could finish the sentence, he swept her into his arms and kissed her, his lips moving on hers with firm authority.

Being enveloped in his big, muscular arms, held tight against his solid chest, sent her heart racing. His tongue glided along the seam of her mouth and without thinking, she opened. He slipped inside, invading her with gentle strokes.

When he finally released her lips, she stepped back, needing a little distance between them.

“I have a theory.” He stepped toward her and she took another step back.

“What’s that?” Her words came out breathless.

“I think the reason you’re nervous being with me right now is the same reason you’re having trouble in your job search. Because you’re uneasy around authority figures.”

“I don’t think that’s true.” But the words sounded uncertain even to her.

He took another step forward, and she stepped back again.

She hadn’t realized how tall he was, and his shoulders were so broad. She felt a little intimidated, but then he took her hand and brought it to his mouth. Tingles danced along her arm and down her back at the feel of his lips delicately caressing her palm.

“I want to help you be comfortable with someone of authority taking charge.” He smiled. “In fact, I’d like to show you that giving up control to someone else can be both stimulating…”—his mouth shifted and at the delicate play of his lips on her inner wrist, her insides quivered—“and pleasurable.”

When he stepped forward this time, her backward step landed her against the wall.

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