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In His Silks

(Restrained #1)

4.06  ·  Rating details ·  671 Ratings  ·  136 Reviews
One touch, and he was lost.

He's the richest man in Boston. With a single look, he can have any woman he wants.

Except her. Elizabeth won't give him the time of day—except to tell him she's so far out of his social circle, she might as well be from another planet.

In Elizabeth's eyes, Alexander sees not only a lifetime of pain but an untrained submissive unlike any he's ever
Published June 10th 2014 (first published June 4th 2014)
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May 08, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc

In His Silks was an alright read for me. It was kind of slow and draggy in certain areas but over all the plot and story line were solid and well put together. I liked the cohesiveness and give and take between Elizabeth and Alexander and their head on approach to sort out their problems and seek justice where it is due.

You see, while Elizabeth comes from money, she deterred away from that path (*well to be exact, she called her family on their [sh*#] greed. You go girl!*) and her family busin
Elizabeth Bennett (no, not THAT Elizabeth Bennett),
is fired by her accounting firm for a mistake on a client’s tax forms. As she’s leaving the office, the pouring rain causes her box of belongings to soften and break, spilling the contents all over the sidewalk. Thank goodness billionaire heartthrob, Alexander Fairhaven, is there to rescue her and sweep her away in his limo. Too bad she’s not having it and plays hard to get x1000.

Alexander is borderline obsessed with Elizabeth and I’m not quit
Eeva Lancaster
May 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-reviewed
I decided to read through my massive TBR and stumbled upon In His Silks, and I opened it. Big mistake. It kept me awake until mid-morning for the past 3 days.

In His Silks has several factors that makes it highly readable: intriguing BDSM, a real-life Prince Charming, a thrilling cat and mouse chase, and very snappy writing.

The BDSM parts were tastefully written, although there were some dialogues that made Alexander sound like a psycho to me. Too much use of wanting her to be "in his silks" made
Blushing Reader
Sep 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015-books-read
I got the book for FREE and really wasn't expecting such a great story!! I loved that there was a story, a romance and the BDSM was a tasty treat. New author for me and I will definitely read more from her!
Sep 06, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio
Honestly, I was expecting more...ya know...silks. This was o.k. for me. It wrapped up a bit abruptly and I think I was just expecting more. The romance was kinda cheesy. Although, I did like the danger aspect to the story.
On the very good side, SHANE EAST was the male narrator and he read about...ya know...silks. Oh swoon my heart. Could someone please find out his identity for me so I can put his picture on my bedside table? I mean that in a non-stalker way.
P Leslie
Oct 10, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
**I voluntarily read a review copy of this book. All opinions stated are solely my own and no one else's*

3.5 stars

I struggled to get into the story in the beginning but I’m glad I persevered because it ended up being really good.

Elizabeth was fiery, independent yet cautious about opening her heart again. Alex was a caring yet attentive lover who went above and beyond for Elizabeth despite her snarky remarks or when she continuously kept pushing him away. These two had good chemistry and complem
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Mary Silvestri
3.5 Stars

Decent but nothing out of the ordinary. Sorry it's a serial. Had I known I definitely would not have purchased the first one.
Jun 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
*This book was given to me in exchange for an honest review*

Now anybody that has read my reviews for Patricia D. Eddy, knows I love me some Patricia. So I will not lie, I was nervous about reading and reviewing this book. Now romance novels are not a guilty pleasure for me, but that’s because I feel no guilt when I read them. However some can be quite, stale. It is so easy to fall into all the clichés and think because it has sex scenes and alpha male then it’s a good book. It needs more than th
Maria Rose
This first book in a new BDSM romance series treats us to the story of Alexander and Elizabeth. Alexander is a wealthy British businessman now living in Boston, a handsome dominant man who meets Elizabeth on the day she is let go from her accounting job for errors that she knows are not her fault. She suspects fraud, but doesn't have the resources to fight her dismissal. Meeting Alexander changes things for her as her former employer suspects she's telling him their secrets and her life is now i ...more
Taryn Lee
Jun 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
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A gifted copy was provided by the author for an honest review.

This was a cute/suspenseful book. I really enjoyed it. The beginning just hits you with information, so it grabbed me and brought me in extremely fast!

Elizabeth Bennet is soaking in the rain after getting fired from her position as an accountant because she found over charges when her photographic knew her clients shouldn't be charged more than they were. Cue her boxes falling apart in the rain
Anny hernandez
Jun 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I was provided a copy of the book by the Author for an honest review.

I just finish reading this book and I love it, I love the characters, and love how the book turn out to be, I am gone keep this short since I don't want to give anything away.

The story begging with Elizabeth, while she got out of the building that she don't work anymore, its raining hard when she slip and fall, while trying to get her things, some one end up kicking her pursed, that's when she end up looking at some very expens
Well written and edited stand-alone story with no cliffhanger, although the seeds are sown for the next book in the series. 3.5 stars rounded up.

This would have been a 4 star story for me, but the main female character was just a little too unlikeable for me. She is supposed to be a professional tax preparer for a large CPA firm. She prepares the most returns in the firm, and has the most complex clients, yet she lives in a dumpy apartment and shops at Goodwill. Having knowledge about her career
Mandy Saial
In His Silks ( Restrained #1 ) - Patricia D. Eddy (4 1/2 Stars)

* Gifted a copy by Author during a Book Hop Event....Thank You Patricia!!

I'd Love to be Bound In His Silks !!!

My amazon Review link below .....
Sarah Burton
Jun 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Best book I've read in a while. Much better than 50 shades
Jul 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Great story with the perfect balance of suspense, character development, and tastefully done sex scenes. Looking forward to the next book in this series.
C.D.  Taylor
May 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
Good twist on the BDSM story line. There was an aspect of suspense that I appreciated as well.
Shalisse Magruder-coy

Intense! Good read! Hot! Nice story line which seems very hard to find nowadays since all books want to be like 50 shades.
Space Cowgirl
Oct 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Getting Him 💘 Into Her Head, Into His Bed

ARC received for an honest review
I would classify this book as an Erotic🍌 white collar crime🔪🔫 novel. The book is extremely well written from both POVs, and delves into white collar crime. Its embezzlement on a grand scale, the cover up, and the huge influence the embezzling accounting firm has in Boston. This is a long book, but the story is fascinating, with a wonderfully written side story of believable domination and submission, running through it all
Kat Ryker
Aug 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have to say apparently I had my head up part of my anatomy and never reviewed this book on Goodreads when I first read it, which was sometime last year. At the time I was reading this book, I was also reading another by the same author. Until that time, I'd never heard the name Patricia Eddy before, but I can tell you that I won't forget it anytime soon. Her writing style appeals to me as it is easy to read, but not written for a teenager like so many of the steamy romance novels are. Her char ...more
3.5 stars

Whilst I found this an enjoyable read the book had a split personality. It started of as an erotic romance and revolved around Alexander introducing Elizabeth to BDSM and his Dom side. Then it became a romantic suspense. Both elements were written well but rather than them being woven together they felt very separate, with the ending also feeling very rushed.

Two things, in the UK it is just the 'Army', only the airforce and navy are 'Royal' and Elizabeth Bennett (really?). OK the other
Oct 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Elizabeth and Alexander will take your breath away with their heartstopping fantastically thrilling roller coaster ride. Elizabeth is not having herself a banner day - her bosses seem to believe that she somehow monumentally screwed up on her clients taxes even though she knows that is 100% BS and in a total CYA move they fired her. So that’s how she finds herself walking in the rain with all her things in that sad box they give you when you get sacked… but then world throws her a lifeline in th ...more
Oct 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
All I can say is WOW about this book by Patricia Eddy, the story, the characters, the suspense, the love/lust, the sparks, the connection, the sensual steamy scenes....perfect. Alexander & Elizabeth meet when she falls in front of him on a sidewalk after being fired from her job. She is being set up and the company she worked for and her former company has ties to the billionaire. As he pursues her and they get close, the danger and the excitement in his arms has Elizabeth doubting herself, ...more
Aug 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is a perfect example of what I look for in a satisfying erotic romance. It has a dramatic and compelling storyline that enhances the sexuality of the characters as opposed to a shallow storyline that features a lot of smutty sex that fails to live up to the romantic connection I need to feel in order to really enjoy the book. Elizabeth is a highly principled and brilliant accountant with a photographic memory who has just been fired when she literally stumbles into Alexander Fairhaven ...more
Jun 08, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Certains passage étaient bons, les scènes érotiques étaient "steamy", mais...
- Beaucoup de répétitions ("I want you in my life" au moins quatre fois; "Je ne sais pas pourquoi tu me trouves attirante..." je ne sais plus combien de fois...)
- Quelqu'un la suit, on l'accuse de fraude, mais cela ne l'empêche pas d'aller souper avec Alexander. À sa place, je n'aurais pas été capable de penser à autre chose...
- Elizabeth est complètement obsédée par l'argent d'Alexander, alors qu'elle vient d'un milieu
Oct 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arcs
I think this is one of the best BDSM books out there. It is a mature and beautifully crafted story about a thirty something woman's first experiences in the lifestyle with a sexy, sensative Dominant. Elizabeth and Alexander are characters that you want to meet and befriend. They are down to earth, considerate and passionate about their beliefs. The sex scenes are not tawdry and rough. They are careful, tasteful and sexy. Alexander is patient and attentive to Elizabeth as he guides her through he ...more
Oct 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
Alexander finds himself longing to find a submissive that will challenge him and keep him on his toes, but when Elizabeth falls on his feet, he immediately sees her submissive side and wants to explore that with her.

Elizabeth has been working for an accountant firm for 5 years, but has been hung out to dry by the senior partners and is now alone in Boston with no family and no money, her day gets worse as she is carrying her box in a rainstorm only to trip and fall and fall on Alexander's feet.
Jul 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When Alexander Fairhaven happens upon a beautiful girl stumbling with a have torn box in the rain, he stops and offers her some help, but what he doesn’t expect is the affect she has on his almost immediately. Elizabeth Bennet is a newly fired accountant, trying to make her way through the rain when the box holding her office supplies falls apart only to have a gorgeous man stop and help her. Though Alexander realizes that Elizabeth is the perfect woman for him, both as a submissive in the bedro ...more
SBee Reviews
Oct 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Blame it on the rain

I received an Advance Reader Copy for In His Silks (Restrained Book 1) written by Patricia D. Eddy and voluntarily reviewed this book. When Alexander notices Elizabeth in the rain, he was instantly riveted. But before he could rescue her, she has a fall, and he sweeps her up and safely back home in his limo. Due to the contents of the box she was carrying, Alexander does some digging into her background, and what he finds intrigues him further, not only because of what he has
Melanie Marnell
Jan 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Patricia D. Eddy have given us a book that is hard to put down. In fact, it's so compelling you keep telling yourself "just one more page" no matter how late it is.

Alexander Fairhaven is charming, successful, virile and oh so deliciously British. From the moment he lays eyes on Elizabeth Bennett, he's captivated by her. Even though she's overcome great personal heartache, she is strong willed and independent. He wants more than she is willing to give but persistence seems to be his middle name.
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Patricia D. Eddy lives in many worlds. Witches, vampires, and shifters inhabit one of them, military men and women fill another, with sexy Doms and strong subs carving out the final slice of her literary universe. She admits to twelve novels (though there are at least five unfinished drafts on her desk right now), all while working a full-time job, running half-marathons, and catering to the every ...more

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