Seven Days

Ariel Atwell
Seven Days
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Release Date
March 2015
Book 1 of Cavanaugh Trilogy
BDSM, Erotic Romance, Historical Romance

When her dissolute husband dies after being shot in another woman's bed, Catherine Corvedale, Countess of Bewleton, discovers that the family's once formidable fortune has been utterly depleted and she stands to lose everything that matters to her, including her young son. She throws herself on the mercy of the one man who can save her--her late husband's cousin, the Marquess of Huntley.

Not only is James Cavanaugh enormously wealthy, but he holds the liens against the Corvedale family estates. Yet, as he believes that Catherine betrayed him years ago, he will help her...but only for a price. He will cancel her debts entirely if she will spend seven days and nights with him, willingly doing as he asks of her.

No choice but to concede, Catherine agrees. For one week, he will be her master and own her, body and soul. Then her debts will be forgiven, and, James hopes, his needs for her expunged. At the end of the week, both will go their separate ways. But first they'll have to make it through seven sensuous days...

Book Review by Rachel's Willful Thoughts (reviewer)
Jul 20, 2015   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
160 people found the following review helpful
When a titled lady needs help, she turns to her first love for assistance. His help, however, will comes with a high price.

In SEVEN DAYS, author Ariel Atwell pens the first story in the Cavanaugh Trilogy. Catherine, Countess of Bewleton, would like to forget certain aspects of her past, but it all comes crashing back when Lord James Huntley explains that she must submit to him for seven days.

In this fast-moving historical erotica piece, the author delivers a spicy read. The BDSM elements incorporated into the storyline were well detailed, going beyond the typical spankings and delving into more unusual pursuits.

The revelation of a secret from Catherine's past provides an excellent story arc, but it caused me some frustration with Lord Huntley. I found myself wanting to smack him for not picking up on Catherine's non-verbal communication.

I found this to be the start of a sizzling new series that I look forward to reading.
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