From USA Today bestselling author, Chelle Bliss, comes the seventh book in the Men of Inked series. James and Izzy return on May 9th and they're hotter than ever. Don't miss the next installment in the Men of Inked series.
James Caldo needs to control everything in his life, even his wife, Izzy Gallo. But sheâs headstrong and has a need to test her husbandâs limits as much as he pushes hers.
When a case at ALFA Private Investigation takes a dark turn, James is forced to get Izzy involved in an undercover sting, and the assignment will test her sexual boundaries as well as the very foundation of their relationship.
Can Izzy hold her tongue long enough to keep them both safe? Or will her unwillingness to fully submit draw the eye of the very man theyâre after?
EXCERPTâIzzy, please. Be reasonable.â
I loved when James begged. âSay it again,â I taunted him.
What the fuck with the be reasonable comment? Iâm always reasonable. Okay, maybe that isnât entirely true. I usually shoot from the hip and save the apologies for later. My big mouth has gotten me into more trouble over the years, and much of it I try to forget, especially when it comes to James.
He arched an eyebrow, and the same shitty smirk that Iâd grown accustomed to flashed across his lips. âI could make you say yes.Ââ
âDoubtful.â I glared at him, feeling supercocky even though I was in no position to be.
James, my loving husband of over ten years, decided that tonight was a good time to tie me to the bed. I shouldâve known he was up to no good because itâd been more than a little bit since heâd used restraints during sex. I figured we were just getting our kink on and that he wanted to try something new, but nope, the bastard knew I wouldnât like what he was asking and made sure I didnât have an out.
âBaby,â he whispered, running his thumbs across my bottom lip and trying to seduce me. âYou know you canât say no to me. Never have and never will.â
There were very few people in this world that could make me do anything, but James had a power over me since the first night I met him. Saying no to him had always been damn near impossible, and I almost hated myself because of it.
I never wanted to be that girlâthe one who caved to anything her husband asked. Never in my life had I wanted to be her, an easy mark and a carpet for her husband to walk all over, but things donât always turn out the way we plan. I learned that the hard way.
James wasnât even on my radar until the night of Joe and Suzyâs wedding when he sauntered in with his good looks and charm. The arrogant bastard seemed to work me like heâd known me my entire life, and I fell for it.
I thought Iâd won when I snuck out. I figured Iâd never see him again, so what did it matter. Boy, was I wrong.
âIâve said no to you plenty of times.â I refused to let him use his sexual prowess, which Iâd done in the past, but sometimes I had to dig my heels in and find my inner bitch.
I pulled at the restraints and tried to break free, but it was useless. The man could tie the most wicked knots, and it had been years since Iâd been able to wiggle out of them. Every time I escaped, heâd learn a new technique until he found just the right one to render me helpless.
His lips scorched a path down my neck, and my back arched as if begging for his touch. âSay yes, Izzy.â
I stifled the moan that formed low in my throat, but I squeaked instead when he sucked my nipple into his mouth. My body rocked on its own, moving toward him instinctively, wanting the bite of his teeth. His hand slid down my front, cupping my pussy, not hard enough to give me pleasure, only the sweet torment that he reveled in.
âSay yes, and Iâll give you what you want.â
He was playing with me. James was a master manipulator. I didnât know if it was his background with the DEA or just something he was born with, but he used it perfectly when it suited his purpose.
I clenched my jaw, grinding my teeth together. âNo.â
He pulled my panties to the side before dipping two fingers inside me with the most sinful smile. âLast chance, baby,â he warned.
What was he going to do to me if I didnât give in? The thought passed through my mind, but I pushed it away. I was lost in the feel of his hands on my skin and the ache between my legs, but my resistance held. âNo,â I bit out.
Don't forget to catch up with the Men of Inked series today and be ready for Worship Me on May 9th!
Chelle Bliss is the USA Today bestselling author of the Men of Inked and ALFA P.I. series. She hails from the Midwest, but currently lives near the beach even though she hates sand. She's a full-time writer, time-waster extraordinaire, social media addict, coffee fiend, and ex high school history teacher. She loves spending time with her two cats, alpha boyfriend, and chatting with readers. To learn more about Chelle, please visit chellebliss.com.