Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A look inside the makings of Keeley's Fight

So there's a few reviews out there that have complain about the fact that Ty and Nate "choke" Keeley during sex... Is it really so offensive? You see the thing with Keeley's Fight is that so many of the things that happened to her, happened to me personally. A lot of her story is exaggerated and fictionalized or even down played for reader enjoyment.
But here's the thing, in many ways she is me. My step-dad was her dad, while I was not forced to quit school, I was forced to take care of his child when I was just a pre-teen. His child had many mental disabilities that at 11-16 yrs of age, no one is prepared to take care of. He belittled me, insulted me, made me doubt my self worth and value as a person. He was an alcoholic and gambling addict. I hated him with every fibre of my being, hell I still do!
Now my mom was in NO WAY like Keeley's at all. My mom had her own demons and battles to fight, I saw the struggle she faced daily. Which is why, like so many other kids, I kept my mouth shut at what my step-dad was doing to me. I didn't want to be that burden to her. I didn't want to add to that stress. I love my mom, she is my very best friend, my biggest supporter, and the best person I will ever know!
So I hope that clears some stuff up in regards to that.

Now let's talk about the "chocking" this came as a huge surprise to me while writing, it was not in the plans. Not even a thought on the horizon. But then it happened. And it was natural. It was beautiful (in my opinion) and it's again something I personally enjoy. It brings me comfort, it's safety, it's home. My husband is the ONLY person to ever do it to me and the only person I would trust to. It's not something for anyone to just do, it involves a lot of trust for everyone involved.
So when Nate first did it to Keeley while having sex, I was shocked but then I kept going and I liked it, I struggled with whether or not to delete even after I handed the book over to my wonderful beta's. But then they loved it too. Perhaps the complaints come from the fact people don't feel I resolved Keeley's feelings around it enough? Maybe they secretly want to try it, but are too afraid? Or maybe they 're scared because it turns them on? Who knows, and quite frankly who cares. I love the kink it brings to the book, because this is a sweet story, and it's how I wanted it to be. I love it! But for those of you who maybe want more, know this.... Next year I plan to rewrite some it and add to it.
For now I hope this answers some questions you might have about these things :)

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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Keeley’s Fight (Book 1 in The Protector’s Series) by KL Donn

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 Heartache and betrayal are two things Keeley Stone is very familiar with. Born into a life she never wanted, betrayed by her own parents, she never saw a way out. Until one day, two men who know nothing of her or her life step up and protect her when she’s in need of a savior. Loyalty and respect are not just something earned for brothers Nathaniel and Tyler Maxwell, but a code they live by. A chance encounter with a gorgeous young woman has left them enthralled with her. Can they convince her they’re worth fighting for? Or will she let demons of her past control her future?
 Note: This is a stand alone HEA M/F/M contemporary romance novel. There is no touching for titillation between brothers.

 “I can see the wheels turning in that beautiful head of yours. Let us take you to breakfast or lunch, or maybe dinner? Your choice. Of course, we could always take you to all three. Yep, I think that one works best for us,” Tyler said to her with a wink at the end. “Dammit Ty, you're gonna overwhelm the poor girl. Back off,” Nathaniel told him with a frown, marring his beautiful brown eyes. “Thank you for the kind offer but I can’t,” she declined and turned to put their order in for their meals. “Why not?” asked Nathaniel as she was half way across the room. She stopped dead in her tracks, feeling the blush working its way up her face, which, of course, made her cheeks throb. Damn pale skin was all she could think as she turned around, and knew that not only could they see her embarrassment, but so could everyone else as they all waited for her to answer him. She stood there for a full minute staring at them, until she heard him... “Because this ain’t no fucking dating service, that’s why,” Fred said as he walked up behind her and put his meaty arm around her shoulders, and cupped her tightly. She could see the anger in Tyler and Nathaniel’s faces as they stared at where Fred’s hand was. They both stood up and Tyler shot a small smile her way, and that wink she was coming to love, before refocusing his attention on Fred. Nathaniel just looked pissed off and she knew she was about to get hurt again. That was all men did. Good God, was he freaking huge; bigger than she originally thought.  “Come here, Butterfly,” Nathaniel told her. She started to move, thinking whatever he was about to do would be better than having Fred’s stinky self glued to her the way he was. As she took her first step, Fred held onto her arm so tightly that she whimpered. Tyler and Nathaniel growled at that. Actually growled. Glaring daggers at Fred, Nathaniel walked closer, grabbed her hand so gently she thought she was dreaming, and gave one small tug so she practically flew into his chest. The strange thing for her was that the entire time, he made sure she was protected. When she hit his chest, he put one hand to the small of her back and one to the back of her neck. It was very proprietary. His large arms engulfed her, completely surrounding her. Strangely, she felt safe, and she found she really liked the way he was caressing the back of her neck with his thumb. Turning her head with a small smile on her face, she saw Tyler looking at her with this big wolf-like grin on his, it gave her a moment of peace. She closed her eyes, just wanting to enjoy this feeling of safety that she had never felt before. She wanted to embrace it before it was gone. “Don’t ever put your dirty fucking hands on our woman again. Are we clear? Don’t even look at her for that matter. If I ever find out that you have done anything to make Keeley uncomfortable or feel less than safe, I will come in here and personally kick your ass before having this place shut down. And then just for kicks, I’ll make you lick the dirt off my shoes. We clear?” Nathaniel said all of this to Fred with such menace in his voice that Keeley couldn’t help but start to shake in fear, and grip his shirt tighter. She had a hold of it just above his abs, and feeling him tighten his grip on her calmed her nerves just a little bit. For the first time ever, she actually heard a note of fear creep into Fred’s voice when he said, “Ya man, ok. I didn’t know she was yours, she never said anything.” That’s when Tyler got involved and admonished him. “You think that gives you the right to touch her or speak for her anytime you like?” She tried to burrow right into Nathaniel at that, because even though his voice held a note of steel in it, Tyler’s had such a fierce growl that she wanted to weep from the fear this confrontation was causing in her. “Look guys, I’m sorry, ok. Keeley, I need you here now, but tomorrow night you can have off with pay, ok? Sound fair?” She simply nodded her head, because she just knew her voice would shake if she dared try to speak. Just then she heard the ding from the kitchen bell, signaling her other table’s orders were ready. Reluctantly she left the safety of Nathaniel’s arms, not looking at anyone for fear that they would see just how this encounter left her. Aroused from being so close to Nathaniel, and fearful that this would only make things worse with Fred and Eleanor.

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