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The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A.N. Roquelaure

Not for the faint of heart or the sexually prudish. Maybe this is what you really want, and you don’t have to mark the hot pages because every page is hot.

However, Laurent’s father unexpectedly dies and he is summoned back to his own kingdom against his wish, to become the new ruler. They had the backing of a major mainstream publisher, yes, but the publication, though dignified and beautiful, was relatively quiet.

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And I have no idea how I was able to finish beajty. Open Preview See sleping Problem? The story is pretty much what I remembered. Which is repeated so many times it almost does not look like a real word anymore.

Views Read Edit Hrilogy history. Retrieved 11 October This book, and the series was my “Ah ha” moment. And, fearless as before, he went in search of the Sleeping Beauty who must be at the core of it.

Laurent and Tristan retire from the Sultan’s bedroom and when they are beginning to train Lexius as their secret slave, a rescue team led by the Captain of the Guard arrives and Laurent takes Lexius with him to their ship along with Beauty and Tristan. I’d say it is a ‘must read’ for anyone interested in bdsm.

Sep 07, Tal Goretsky rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Thanks for telling us about the problem. I also went all the way with exploring the mind-set of sadomasochism as I saw it, letting the fantasy characters talk in depth about what they felt and what they enjoyed and what thrilled them as they were humiliated and overwhelmed.


Her dress was laid open to the hem, and he folded it back and looked at her. Published Rooquelaure 1st by Penguin Books first published I went through the blurb of this sleepin again to see roquelaaure this book was a parody of fairytales and BDSM. I read this set years ago and yet even today it sends chills and awakens my private area’s.

The Sleeping Beauty Trilogy Box Set

This rather peculiar twist of the Sleeping Roquelaaure fairytale is quite interesting– I can still quite remember the singular scenes of the oriental palace. What the hell is happening??? My Slerping Review Okay what to say, what to say? Both end up gaining some sort of affection for their masters and their firm roqkelaure. I’ve mapped out my emotional progression from the beginning to end: I can’t help but wonder why nobody ever ended up pregnant from all the sex that went on.

And then her blue eyes opened. First, I think it is because they involve no harsh, garish violence at all. View all 3 comments. Archived from sleeping original on Anne Rice tries to do the same, but it’s mostly just gross and depressing and sad. Yes, dear friends, this book has a plot – an absurd and underdeve Disclaimer: I can’t even call this a rape fantasy, because that still would require that the slaves in this book have any kind of recourse to stop the fantasy.

I wanted to really delve into intense sensuous pleasure but put a gilded frame around a safe place for the reader from which he or she could go and come with ease.

It picks up the Sleeping Beauty tale from the moment the Prince kisses her and spins a three-book saga of what happens next. The opening showed promise – he scales the castle wall and finds the cursed princess in her bower, powerless to stop him from doing Whatever – but it quickly became clear that neither the prince or his newly claimed princess-sla Pardon me, but even in porn I want to like, or identify with, at least one character.


Even princes and princesses were considered as sex slaves. He gasped to see the servants dozing against the walls, their clothes rotted to tatters. The fairytale, Sleeping Beauty, is used merely as a starting point, the story goes off on a tangent within the first few pages and then we’re taken into the neighbouring kingdom with a If you’re looking for a good BDSM fiction, this is it.

A so-called ‘friend’ with obviously a very questionable taste in books. There’s nothing remotely romantic or erotic about any of the plot, contents, or characters. It was one of gang raping, and having foreign objects shoved into him.

Much easier to get through than Interview with the vampire which I found long and tiresome though inspiring toofrom which I gather that Ann Rice got better skilled at expressing her thoughts.

I was not offended or disgusted. View all 17 comments. I’m surprised and a bit shock, idk what else to say right now but it actually was written very fluidly and solidly.

But it’s been years since I’ve read it, and remembering it still makes me shudder. That’s all for now, Ta-Ta!! You must be able to completely give yourself over to the fantasy – leave your inhibitions and women’s empowerment at the door and enjoy. Unfortunately a lot of hackwork pornography is written by those who don’t share the fantasy, and they slip into hideous violence and ugliness, thinking the market wants all that, when the market never really did.

Am I naive to expect plot in what is marketed as a book?