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Serenity's Dream (The Sapphire Club #1)

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**This version is not available. The author has expanded the story, had it professionally edited and has self-published the series.**

Serenity Damrill has returned to her husband, Lucien after a ten-year absence. She carries with her a secret that could destroy her life and possibly all that Lucien has built.

Lucien was quite happy in his life running the Sapphire Club and h
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Paperback, 220 pages
Published February 4th 2010 by Noble Romance Publishing (first published February 4th 13)
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Raquel Vega-Grieder
Aug 13, 2010 Raquel Vega-Grieder rated it it was amazing
Review Of Serenity's Dream By Brita Addams

Serenity's Dream by Brita Addams
Genre: Historical
Publisher: Noble Romance Publishing, LLC
eBook: 163 pages
isbn13: 9781605921235
Special Content Alert: Voyeurism, exhibitionism, spanking, BDSM, extreme anal play
Age: Adult 18+

Blurb:

When Serenity Damrill is unjustly accused of murder, the only place she can think to hide is with her estranged husband, Lucien, at The Sapphire Club, a place where every sexual fantasy can be fulfilled. Hiding the truth, she ret
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Heidi Ryan
Oct 28, 2014 Heidi Ryan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book has a bit of a struggle in the beginning, but stay with it. It is worth the read. I found myself liking the book more the further in I got. It is an interesting tale, and has me looking forward to the next book.
Lucien married Serenity only to have her flee the marriage after having consummated it, begrudgingly. She was terrified of marital relations and fled during the night. Lucien was dumbfounded, but let her go. Angry, he carried on with his life, and to his betterment. He and his b
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Kathy
Sep 16, 2014 Kathy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lucien and Serenity is the first installment in Brita Addams' Sapphire Club series. This highly erotic historical romance takes place in a BDSM club where pain and pleasure are explored by Lucien, Serenity and the club members.

Serenity and Lucien's whirlwind courtship culminated in a wedding a mere six months after their first meeting. Serenity fled from Lucien after their disastrous wedding night, and Lucien let his pride get in the way of going after her. Fast forward ten years and the couple
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Jody
Aug 23, 2014 Jody rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
With her latest release Brita Addams introduces readers to the decadent delights offered by a man whose heart and sense of self was torn asunder on his wedding night. From that embarrassment came a club where all can embrace their desires without judgement. Just when he's compartmentalized his life to perfection his long lost wife returns to finally embrace her wifely duties. Her return is shrouded in secrets though, secrets that could get her killed. With their reunion already on shaky ground, ...more
Terri Armstrong
Sep 18, 2010 Terri Armstrong rated it liked it
“Serenity’s Dream” by Brita Addams:

Serenity Damrill has a secret, many secrets. The worst of which will come back and impale her life in a way she never would have imagined. Finding her way back to her estranged husband brings Serenity smack in the middle of The Sapphire Club; a unique establishment, which caters to peoples’ deepest, most intimate, different, sexual fantasies.
Owned by her husband, the club caters to the town’s elite who are willing to pay anything to have their exclusive “needs”
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Paige
Sep 29, 2010 Paige rated it really liked it
I have to say WOW first and second this is a XXXXXXXXXXXXXX rated book!


I won an Ebook copy of this and I have to say WOW um... yeah! I've read erotica before, but this may have crossed over for me. I don't think I had been prepared for what I was reading and even though I knew it was an Erotica Romance, I was not ready for some of the acts that I read.

I am not a shy person, but have not read anything quite like this, even in some of the other erotica's I have read. Maybe it was that I had a bad
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Andreea Daia
Apr 26, 2011 Andreea Daia rated it did not like it
Shelves: read-2011, erotica
I have to mention that I read only the first 30-something pages of this book, and my current review is based on this beginning. I will most likely not finished it, as time is precious and there are tons of better books out there.

Am I reading the same book as the other reviewers? Because this novel starts with a huge editing mistake: "It being Thursday, he'd just finished his usual session with Lady Amelie Foxworth." This is not somewhere buried deep in the book which I can forgive - it's within
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Kelly
I find that I'm in one of those ruts where I keep picking up books that should appeal to me on many levels but that somehow keep falling short. In this case, we have BDSM elements (which I thoroughly enjoy) set in a historical setting. I like historical romances. I like books about spanking. So, what went wrong here?

One of the biggest issues for me was that I felt like there was a lot of repetition in the internal musings of the characters. Whole passages were dedicated to how Serenity was findi
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Becky Condit
Sep 07, 2014 Becky Condit rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Serenity goes to her wedding night so abysmally misinformed, thanks to her extremely prudish mother, that it is a humiliating torment that she can’t stand to have repeated. She runs away from her equally misinformed husband. Ten years and a lot of experience for both of them pass and they meet again a the sex club Lucien owns and where the BDSM lifestyle Serenity now craves can be indulged.
A terrible death haunts Serenity and people that Lucien should be able to trust are involved. Can Serenity
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Margie Church
Jan 17, 2011 Margie Church rated it it was amazing
Although Serenity's Dream is an historical romance, it gives insight into the BDSM lifestyle that I think rings true today. The motivations and responses to enjoying BDSM I thought were quite accurate. The details and intensity of the scenes were captivating. And all of it was woven with a budding romance that began for the wrong reasons, as many romances do, and resulted in a HEA ending. I had to chuckle over the name Marjorie for one of the maids. When I read one of the other characters was La ...more
Cris
Mar 28, 2013 Cris rated it really liked it
I've finished reading "Serenity's Dream" and I must say that I enjoyed reading it.
Historical romance is not something that I read often, nor is historical erotica, but i quite enjoyed reading and, based on movies reenacting the era, imagining all that atmosphere and the way that Serenity and Lucien interact with each other.
In one side all the moral codes, etiquette and whatnot and on the other, the primal search for pleasure, being it moral or not, within the marital bed or not. It's quite the
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Elaine
Phew! A hot read.
Trixie
I very much enjoyed Serenity's Dream. There is a strong Alpha male, give and take trust issues and a true-feeling submission to self-discovery. I do enjoy when characters have emotions that are believable;When the story is beyond just the erotic, not straight up porn (unless of course that is what I am looking to read LOL). I am looking forward to books 2 & 3 :)
Mzpastrychef
May 15, 2011 Mzpastrychef rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
In this novel Serenity Flee's to go back to her estranged husband of 10 years.. she is accused or under the suspision of murder and the only place she has to go is to be with Lucien. Upon returning she embarks on a journey to get her husband back by entering into his dark world of D/S...Very Good Book ..Will read again


*read on my Birthday!!
Xena
Nov 18, 2011 Xena rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: won
I enjoyed Serenity's Dream a lot! Alpha males always make the story, I liked how the characters have emotions that are realistic. It makes the intensity grow. The story is beyond the erotic, it's a different look to romance books. Can't wait for books 2 & 3 :)
Dena Celeste
Sep 02, 2010 Dena Celeste rated it it was amazing
Serenity's Dream was a fascinating tale! The heroine was very easy to relate to, and the hero was sexier than sin. This is a book I'll be reading again, and I'm jumping on the other two now.
Casey (KcLu)
Aug 20, 2012 Casey (KcLu) rated it it was amazing
Oh my wow!! I have found a new author to devour!!! I could not put this book down!! I was sucked into this world big time. And lawd did my work suffer!! LOL
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Born in a small town in upstate New York, Brita Addams has made her home in the sultry south for many years. Brita shares her home with her real-life hero—her husband, and a fat cat named Stormee. All their children are grown.

Given her love of history, Brita writes both het and gay historical romance. Many of her historicals have appeared on category bestseller lists at various online retailers.

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