When street urchin Georgiana Hayes meets a mysterious gentleman who offers her a warm meal and a chance to get warm again, she cannot resist. The man who has rescued her from the cold is, in fact, Mr. Philip Hartley; headmaster of the Ashby Chateau - a finishing school, and a place where young ladies can learn to submit and rediscover their inner 'little' selves. He is looking for a new nanny, and is quick to offer the position to Georgiana. Georgiana accepts gratefully, and she instantly becomes The Nanny.
Philip Hartley owns an elite finishing school; a hidden gem that focuses on the sexual submission and complete discipline of young ladies. Behavior, expectations, and beliefs are quite different there. It's a finishing school to help a woman find that inner little girl which once was lost. A private school that requires its pupils to surrender their bodies, their minds, and their souls to their betrothed.
Sickly. A whore. On her own. That is how Della would describe herself, or did until she became a gem at The Red Petticoat Saloon. Still sickly, and still a whore, at least she wasn't on her own any longer. She had become Citrine, one of Jewel's gems, and she wore the name proudly. It wasn't until she became deathly ill that she realized just how much people truly cared about her.
Small communes are scattered throughout the desert planet. Pods of civilization struggle to survive on the precious, fertile land. Desert inhabitants live in these communes, surviving off whatever resources the small community possesses, but no commune can measure to The Palace of Lazar. Stories of sex, lust, forbidden acts, and a society wrapped around taboo are told among other communes. The four brothers that rule Lazar are known for their insatiable tastes and their women that cater to it all.
Philip Hartley runs an elite finishing school, Ashby Chateau, which turns young women into perfectly submissive little ones. He has been zealous about discretion, ensuring that only those worthy and with a recommendation have the chance to become part of this world.
Ruby Rose wants to write an article on the belief of domestic discipline and its growing popularity. In order to do it well, and come across as genuine, she decides she must immerse herself in the lifestyle. She starts working as a bartender at a trendy BDSM club in hopes of compiling all the research she needs. But everything changes the minute Evan Steel walks through the door.
"Wow! Such a Great Contemporary Romance Story!!!"
Trekking through the utter ruins of a world squeezed dry, Elbi Vostok dreams of returning to her once cherished Palace of Lazar. Seeking refuge in a temporary commune, Elbi and the rest of the harem girls are forced to adapt to a new way of life. After having been schooled in the art of submission in their luxurious palace, the women now have no choice but to learn a new art if they want to survive in the dry, dusty desert surrounded by enemies - the art of war.
At the age of 18, all women who cannot afford a dowry for marriage must be placed in a facility in the hopes of being adopted by an affluent husband. To maintain order, all women go through a mental reassignment reverting their minds to six-year-old girls - progenies. By keeping the women innocent in all ways before marriage, they can later function as a wife and mother more efficiently. The progenies are sheltered, nurtured, babied, and even disciplined by their assigned poppas.
Trying to bring back the morals of yesterday, Jason Winters is determined to build a new society. Everything is going as planned until he meets the fiery Taylor McKnight. Now, he questions if he is trying to build happiness - when what he really needs to do, is find happiness.
The covetous Knights Templar spread throughout the Holy Land seeking only for power and wealth. Amity was one of them, the all mighty, blessed by God, Knights Templar. An archer by choice, she was rarely found without her bow at her side and a large supply of arrows at the ready. But she could no longer fight for a side she did not believed in. Amity could no longer declare she was a Christian. She could no longer declare God spoke to her. A religion that massacred, was no religion for her.