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The Gift (The Original Sinners 0.15)

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  5,346 Ratings  ·  599 Reviews
A trained submissive, Eleanor will do whatever her master commands…even spend a week with a stranger. Daniel has been a recluse since his wife's death, and Eleanor's lover thinks spending time with her will be therapeutic—especially since Daniel is also a Dom. Despite her defiant streak, Eleanor can't resist giving in to Daniel's erotic demands. But while she'll let him ha ...more
Published November 19th 2012 by Harlequin (first published December 1st 2010)
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♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥

Seven.... Day.... Loan.... The title says it all......and we're not talking about books here, ladies.....??? It's hard for me to get my head around.... Sharing??? Passing around like an object, a possession????

I'm trying to understand!!!

A lot can happen in seven days.....

I loved those seven days, LOVED, LOVED, LOVED. ♥

Those seven days moved me to tears...... and got to my heart in many ways. I never expected this short story to move me the way it did.... but it happened, and I long to
Mar 12, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Those looking for a steamy, unconventional love story w/Dom-Sub
A Quick, Captivating Read!

I've been wanting to begin this series for quite a while now and finally, just dived in. This short, prequel novella focuses on the events of a single week. During this week, Eleanor's master has "loaned" her to his friend, Daniel. Begrudgingly, Eleanor agrees to spend a week with this stranger, who has been celibate for the three years since the death of his wife. In no time, the relationship between the two heats up.

I have to admit that I struggled with the idea of E
~ Becs ~
I've read and reviewed this before but I've since read The Siren and The Angel and know Eleanor so much better, I felt the need to go back and revisit.

So Eleanor, long before Nora Sutherlin was thought of, well trained submissive to Søren, is loaned out by him to spend a week with Daniel while he goes to Rome on 'business'. Daniel is a reclusive, widowed dominant who has been grief-stricken and living the life of a hermit since the death of his wife and submissive.

Søren knows Eleanor will be goo
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
5 "Loan Me Out Pretty Please" Stars

This little 41 page novella was spectacular. It was sexy of course but what surprised the hell out of me was how MOVING it was. Nora and Daniel had a connection, even though it was only 7 days, it was breathtaking to read. I wish that it had been a 14 day loan instead. After readingThe Siren........this is just what the Mistress ordered. I would recommend this little tiny book cause it will pleasantly knock your panties off, after all, this book is about Nora,T
Jul 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition


Having seen the great reviews coming through for this book and needing a short read for my reading challenge I decided to give this a try.

I'll be honest I would never have picked this book from the blurb I just don't like the idea of someone being given to another for a week but it worked. This was so much more than the quick smut read I was expecting and apart from one eye watering scene I really enjoyed it.

Eleanor is a trained submissive and when her master goes away for the week he loans
Sarah ❤️ Literary Obsessive
This is a short and sweet and totally deserving of a full five star novella.

This author is going to be the death of me because she's breaking my heart and mind piece by piece............The MOST disfunctional, f@cked up, romance series I've ever read but a BEAUTIFUL romance all the same......can't find the words to show you how exquiste her words are, so I'll leave you with my favourite part....

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Excellent!!! What a delicious peek into Nora's life at a younger age. However, I strongly suggest that you read at least The Siren first, to get the full impact of her character and this story. You really need to know where Nora is in her life now, to understand what came before, in my opinion.

Daniel...oh my, what lovely, broken man. My heart bled for him and Nora is just what he needs to move on to live and once again. She brings him back to life. It is sensual, passionate and Daniel's grief o
5 Stars

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Before she was a famous dominatrix, Nora was Søren's little one. When he needed to leave town he would leave her in the care of another (mentioned in The Angel) .

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This was a short novella of when Nora was lent to Daniel for a week.
Three years ago, Daniel lost his wife and his possession, when she died. He is a recluse, and has been in a depression since losing the love of his life. Now Nora has come along to hopefully get him to start to live again.

"I haven't played this game in year
Nov 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 stars
"I may not touch you again for the rest of this week," he said. "Or I may fuck you blind, deaf and dumb."

Can I be put on loan, pretty please ?!? Daniel is one helluva Dom, and to think it's been three years since he's played. Elanor is one luck lucky girl!
Rain ~miss kinky knickers~
Hello, Nora.

How are you, darling? Doing good?
I have to admit, I've enjoyed this glimpse in your past.
You've managed to surprise me... yet again. Somehow, you always do.

And, let me tell you this - I really like Daniel. Another lost soul, trying to find his way. There seem to be too many of those. Or, maybe, some are just a bit more lost than others?
You have such a good way with words. As good as with a crop. Oh, you'll figure out what I'm talking about. Just you wait.

I do like Daniel. But... not
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Tiffany Reisz lives in Lexington, Kentucky with her husband (author Andrew Shaffer).
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The Original Sinners (8 books)
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“But I wasn't done," she pouted, no longer hungry for anything but him.

"Yes, you were."

"Yes, sir."

"Lay down on your back."

"Very yes, sir.”
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