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(Club Sin #1)

3.99  ·  Rating details ·  4,299 ratings  ·  408 reviews
Presley Flynn is ripe to experience her secret fantasies . . . and Dmitri Pratt wants nothing more than to fulfill them. Once inside the elite Club Sin in Las Vegas, Presley is nervous but excited—and determined to surrender to her every desire. Dmitri is her Master, and his touch is like fire. With each careful, calculated caress, he unleashes her wildest inhibitions, giv ...more
Kindle Edition, 244 pages
Published August 5th 2013 by Random House Loveswept
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DNF at 40 %. * 1 star. Review posted August 1, 2013

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I'm not keen on requesting ARCs when I don't know the author. My bad! Since I signed up to GR I have read my fair share of great and not so great BDSM books. Hence, I know what I like, however, Claimed is so not my cup of tea. It's among the worst BDSM books I've ever read.

I can and have overlooked the very first sentence of Claimed:
"Master Dmitri doesn't expect sex." Cora grunted.

As far as I can remember pigs are grunting. Is she a woman and hu
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️
This book was spectacular! Wow. I'm always a bit nervous reading BDSM books as I've come to find more often than not that the physicality of the scenes and the huge focus on dungeons/Doms/subs far outweighs the gift of a good storyline. It's often porn at its best. This book did NOT fit that bill. Was it off the hook hot? Oh yeah! Did we have our fair share of dungeon scenes? Of Doms/subs? Yes and yes, but this book was so much more!

Everyone- I'd like to introduce you to Master Dmitri-
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Jo ★The Book Sloth★
2,5-3 Such a Pity Stars

I just lost the review I spent more than 20 minutes writing and since I'm too bored to re-write a quick run down...

0-40% of the book...

This was the good part. The book had much potential, the main couple seemed likable, the story as interesting as an erotic romance gets, the secondary characters intriguing and the first Dom/sub scene was pretty hot. All was well in Joanna-land.

40-75% of the book...

The book took a huge dive there. The heroine proved to be a spineless id
Jun 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Jen by: Net Galley
This was an enjoyable story that I found gave a beginner perspective into the BDSM lifestyle. It is a perfect story for someone who is curious and unsure about BDSM, as the author has a great way of defining the roles of the Dom and Sub in a very simple way. I did like how Stacey Kennedy made a point of stating in a letter at the beginning of the book, that in no way does this portray "real life" BDSM and that it is strictly from her own imagination. I think that often times us as readers think ...more
Jun 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Five May-I-Have-Another-Sir Stars!

ARC provided by Random House Publishing Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

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Presley is a girl after my own heart! Finding herself aroused while reading erotic book that dip into the world of BDSM she receives an invite to Club Sin, an exclusive club for Dominants and Submissives. Dmitri Pratt opened up the secret Club Sin in the basement of his mansion. It's his way to balance his need to be a dominant and be a collected Casino CEO.
Jan 30, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: bdsm-kink-menage
3 Stars

Presley came to Las Vegas following her then boyfriend, Steven. Now after breaking up with the cheating son of a bitch she decides it's time for a change. When her roommate tells her about Club Sin, an exclusive BDSM club, she knows she needs to stop hiding from her true fantasies, and going to the club is the perfect way to do that.

Dmitri, owner of Club Sin, has been living his life only for work and not taking time for himself. Then Cora, one of the club's submissive's, asks him to let
3,5 -Yes, Master- Stars

I felt like I was in the mood for BDSM. Since I have read almost every book of Cherise Sinclair I looked for something new. Stacey Kennedy is a new author for me.

Claimed is the first book of Club Sin Series.


Presley Flynn is the good girl who always does what expected from her. She wants to please everyone around her, she wants their approval. But under all this façade, she has a secret. She has dark fantasy about BDSM. She reads tons of BDSM novels and that turns her o
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
**ARC courtesy of Random House Publishing Group via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review**

3,5 review to come!
Nikki Sex
Nov 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bdsm, bondage
WONDERFUL! This is a fantastic book.

Claimed is a BDSM love story with realistic psychological input, written in the third person. This is exactly how I see the lifestyle IMHO. (Yes they fall in love really fast, yes she gets into the scene fast too, including exhibition sex, etc, - but hey - it's a story so we let these little improbable things slide).

There is a plot but this book is FULL of pantie melting sex. Wow. This is EXACTLY what I love to read and write myself. I haven't gotten this wor
Jun 19, 2013 rated it it was ok

2.5 STARS.

**ARC courtesy of Random House Publishing Group via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review**
Aly is so frigging bored
Buddy read with Jo
Rating: 2.5* but I'm feeling generous and rounding it up

I’ll start with saying that when something annoys me in a book, I can’t stop myself from seeing all the crap that drives me nuts! That means that if I love a book, it could have grammatical and editorial mistakes and I wouldn’t see them… But if a book has that one thing that kicks me out of a story, it usually doesn’t end well.

In this book, it all started with the name. What is it with authors and picking stupid unappealin
Jun 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Presley is just coming out of an 8 year relationship with a guy she followed across the country. Heartbroken and shattered she's now living with a good friend Cora . After watching Presley devour BDSM books Cora senses a curiosity in Presley and invites her to join her as a submissive at Club Sin.

As soon as Presley steps foot in his office, Dimitri knows he's found what he's been searching for. He senses a submissive in Presley and a need to please even she isn't aware of. Presley, is at equal t
3.5-4 Stars
This was a really fun light BDSM read. Presley (I like this name:D) she just broke up with her boyfriend who broke her heart. Her best friend Cora lives the lifestyle and had invited Presley to check it out. Cora is such a cute overprotective best friend, I liked her. Presley is a little unsure if this is for her but she wants more in her relationships than what she has got in the past. So she decides to go for it. Presley is invited to meet with Club Sin's owner Dmitri, and boy does
May 13, 2013 rated it liked it
This ARC is provided by Random House Publishing Group via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review:

This was a really light BSDM read. Presley followed her boyfriend in Vegas when he proposed to her after 8 years together Steven admitted on being unfaithful so she ended the relationship and went to live with her friend Cora.Presley is a beautiful woman with little confidence in herself because of what happenned with her relatioship to Steven.When she went to Club Sin for the first time she met
Jacqueline's Reads
Mar 20, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: bdsm, smut
3.5 BDSM Stars

Claimed is a great book for beginners in regard towards BDSM books. The book was written in 2013 and it was very much relevant during that time period.

I’m not sure why I pulled this one out. I guess I was just thinking of all of the BDSM books I use to read and well, I felt like reading something mild, slightly steamy and just something I didn’t have to think too much on.

I think this is my first Stacey Kennedy book and I was really happy with it. I had low expectations because it’s
Angie Elle
Jun 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
***This book was provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.***

Book Review:
I really enjoyed this book. This BDSM story was a little on the lighter side than others I have read, and I have to say that I enjoyed it much more than the tortured hero/virginal heroine angle.

I love the names the author gave these characters. I loved Presley. It was different but not over the top, and Dmitri…mmmm, Dmitri. I’m already pre-programmed to like this name because of Dimitri from Vampire Academy. A
ARC provided by Random House Publishing Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

I had a difficult time connecting the characters at first. The first meeting that Dmitri and Presley had, at his mansion, left me wanting more maybe a different setting or a different encounter. I don't know but it did not grab me at first. However, I did find that connection as the two had numerous encounters throughout the story. Dmitri is a hardcore Dom was a soft spot for the his submissive Presley.
Jul 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: book-battle
Claimed is the first book in Stacey Kennedy’s Club Sin series & it takes us into the erotic BDSM world of the Club Sin Master Doms

I'm usually very particular with my BDSM books and I'm so pleased I tried a new author. I was very happy with this book.Great start to a new series!! I really liked I enjoyed Presley and Dmitri.
Dmitri owns Club Sin. He is strong, in control and just yummy! Presley is insecure and vulnerable after breaking up with her high school sweetheart. After the internal batt
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Review to come.............

I'm very particular when it comes to erotic romances involving BDSM. There is one author against whom I measure all others who write about clubs and scenes, but the one thing I am most drawn to is the psychological aspect. Since becoming a fan of BDSM stories, I've found that I like characters who have trouble expressing themselves verbally, either out of embarrassment or just the lack of communication skills. I'm fascinated that people in general have no problem expressing the wish to "fuck", b
Jamie *Gypsy Smut-a-teer*

"What's the club safe word, if you need it?"

I'm almost ashamed to admit I got this book a while back as an ARC, and never had made it around to it. Well, shame on me, because it was delicious.

I hadn't read an actual D/s book in, wow, I can't really even remember when. For some reason I think I was a little skeptic even to read this one for that reason. I'm not really sure why, but I should be spanked, pun intended. :D

Presley is trying to put her past behind her a
The BookChick
I enjoy Stacey Kennedy's writing. She has the ability to convey a story that is sexy but has depth. Claimed was no different. The story is about a fairly virgin-esque heroine who is looking to awaken her kinky side after her breakup with her ex of eight years. Enter Master Dmitri who possesses all the Dom-ly characteristics that Presley is eager to experience. Dmitri is tall, dark, handsome, enigmatic and sexy. She is instantly drawn to him as he is to her. Presley makes him go against him stand ...more
Jun 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
A well written, hot and steamy start to this series! I enjoyed Presley and Dmitri. Presley is so insecure and vulnerable. After breaking up with her high school sweetheart, she moves in with her best friend Cora. It’s Cora who convinces Presley to visit Club Sin because she reads so much BDSM erotica.

Presley battles with herself a bit, trying to decide if this lifestyle is really for her. And at what level she wants it to be a part of her life. Is she really comfortable giving herself over to Dm
Jenn Scranton
Jun 19, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
Claimed is a BDSM novella, but it really felt more like a naughty romance. That's a good thing!

A lot of times BDSM comes with a calm coolness both in and out go the bedroom, but our Dom was more for play than he was an actual Dom. This is a blossoming romance between a Dom and his sub. Hot, but quite cute.

This will throw you off though... this is a BDSM book with almost no sex! They had sex once. They just played a lot. LOL. Once!!! That was slightly unexpected.
Jun 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Ebook provided by netgalley for an honest review....

I didn't really read the blurb, all I saw was how hot the cover was and I'm sold! But oh yes, this is a helluva hot book... It's so hot, it'll make u sweat, lol... this is kinda my first introduction to bdsm dungeon club scene... It's one helluva hot story... You'll fall in love with Dmitri and Presley. Again, one of those books I could not put down once I started.

Jun 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is the first book I've read by her but certainly won't be the last. I can't wait to read the rest of Master's stories. Dmitri was just yummy.
Although I've never experience BDSM and the author told this story from an imaginary idea I enjoyed the characters together. The dungeon scene was a great way to draw Presley into the experience and to make her feel comfortable. There were a few funny areas within the book and I thought the author did a fine job at writing it. I read a few BDSM books before more on a dark scene, however I thought the author story was well written and I would love to read more.
Sep 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica
I received my copy from Random House through NetGalley

There are as many reasons to read as there are readers, or books. Sometimes you need to learn something, sometimes you want to be scared, there are occassions when it is all about the mystery and then there are the moments when all you want and need is a sweet love story. Today was one of those love story days for me and wasn’t I lucky that I decided to start – and finish – “Claimed” by Stacey Kennedy.

Because a sweet love story is exactly wha
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Authors note: “Thank you for visiting Club Sin, an erotic fiction series. The books are not intended atruegemawardto be an actual portrayal of the BDSM lifestyle; nor are the meant to be a real representation of a BDSM club. The rules of Club Sin, and the kink used by Club Sin Masters, are created by the author’s imagination for the series. Welcome to the elite BDSM dungeon, Club Sin.”

I’ll admit
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Stacey Kennedy is an outdoorsy, wine-drinking, nap-loving, animal-cuddling, USA Today bestselling romance author with a chocolate problem. She writes sexy contemporary romance full of heat and heart, including titles in her wildly hot Kinky Spurs, Club Sin, and Dirty Little Secrets. She lives in southwestern Ontario with her family and does most of her writing surrounded by lazy dogs. To keep in t ...more

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“You make me do strange things, think odd thoughts, and you force me to break my own rules.” Another moan. He leaned down, pressed his lips against her soft cheek, and stated a promise. “I intend to find out why.” 3 likes
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