Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Perception by Nicole Edwards ~ Blog Tour and Giveaway


Title: Perception (Club Destiny, #6)

Author: Nicole Edwards

Genre: Adult Erotic Romance

Release Date: April 1 2014

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Xander and Mercedes both know firsthand what it feels like to be in total control. The question is... who really holds all of the power?

Xander Boone has never had a problem going after what he wants. In fact, he has built his life around doing just that. And he has a rather impressive track record. But Xander finds himself up against his biggest challenge yet. As fate would have it, Xander’s greatest desire is a woman who has always been off limits to him. One he wants more than his next breath. Nothing about her is easy, but then again, things that are worth it never are. So, when the perfect opportunity presents itself, Xander knows it’s time to call in a favor. Mercedes Bryant believes there is only one way to do something. She also knows what Xander wants isn’t possible. But she‘s about to learn that you shouldn’t always believe what you think you see. And Xander is going to be the one to teach her that lesson.

Warning: This ebook contains sinfully hot encounters between consenting adults. This book includes voyeurism, public exhibitionism, and mild elements of BDSM. Contains graphic material that is not suitable for anyone under the age of 18.


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Becs’ Review


Ladies and Gentlemen – welcome back to Club Destiny.  It’s been a while since we visited this gorgeous kinky corner of Texas and it’s so good to be back.  Now, oh boy, do we have one sexy treat for you.


Let introduce to you the stars of the show.  In the red corner we have Mr Xander Boone, real estate mogul, respected dom and brick shithouse of a man aaaaaaaaaand in the blue corner we have Mistress Merecedes Bryant, raven haired beauty, business woman and an established and experienced Domme.  Yes. it’s Dom vs Domme and let me warn you, the chemistry here is going to get so explosive, it’s ready to go off like an atom bomb!


We begin with Xander having convinced Mercedes to sub for him for a demo of dominance and submission for Samantha and Logan who are looking for that certain something extra to add even more sizzle to their sex life.  Having lost their third twice now, they’re looking to try something new and Xander thinks Logan’s natural dominance is what they should be exploiting and he’s deciding to give them a little demonstration into flogging a sub and demanding her submission only he’s chosen a sought after and well respected Domme, Mercedes, to sub for him for the night.  Of course, the man has ulterior motives – he is genuinely seeking Mercedes’ submission and he knows that it won’t be willingly given up and will be hard fought.


Mercedes is a wonderfully strong heroine and more than a match for Xander.  She perceives herself to be naturally dominant and likes and needs to stay in control over every aspect of her life, most especially her sex-life.  BUT, she has reasons to need to stay in control and Xander sees something else in her and perceives her to be a natural submissive that she is hiding deep inside.  Of course, Mercedes strongly disagrees and agrees to a five day trial period to submit to him with the agreement that he will allow her to top him twice.  In public.


Of course what start out as a double dare to see who could top who is going to turn into something far deeper and much more emotional as Mercedes will find herself ever more confused by her role and Xander will find his need for her submission increasing exponentially as he is determined to prove to her that the connection they now share is real and lasting.  It was never going to be a battle easily won and watch out for some seriously sexy scenes between these two which are seriously fucking hot!


Xander Boone – what a delicious tatted, pierced giant of a man.  Ever since we first met him, I’ve been dying for his story.  He’s built like a brick shithouse and is a commanding and experienced dom.  Please excuse me while I melt into a submissive puddle at his feet.  He’s been going through submissives pretty fast over the years and has never really formed an emotional connection to any of them but he’s seen something in Mercedes during their friendship of nearly a decade and he’s decided now’s the time and takes advantage of the situation that arises with Logan and Samantha to force her hand.


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I so enjoyed this – it’s very much, as the title implies, about perception.  Mostly about how Mercedes sees herself, her role in BDSM and how others, most especially, Xander see her.  Xander is definitely seeing something in Mercedes that no one else has seen before and he knows he wants that!  It’s absolutely mouth-wateringly delicious to watch their growing feelings as the five days of their agreement progress.  Mercedes’ inner turmoil and confusion comes across loud and clear and Xander is infinitely patient with her and plays a crafty and skilful game with her.


There were some incredible scenes including the opening of Alluring Indulgence which was only briefly touched on and I feel sure is about to take centre stage in a Nicole Edwards novel in the immediate future.  I can’t wait to see that scene retold!  We get to catch up with all the guys and gals of Club Destiny and meet a few new interesting characters who definitely need to appear in stories of their own including  very interesting new Brit.


So, it’s another sexy romp from Nicole Edwards who once again deftly combines super-charged white-hot sex scenes with an incredible and in-depth emotional love story.  She’s one of my go-to authors for shit-hot erotic romance and she never disappoints.


4.5 sexy submissive stars


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Club Destiny Series Reading Order

1. Conviction

Amazon US | Amazon UK | Smashwords

2. Temptation

Amazon US | Amazon UK

2.5 Addicted

Amazon US | Amazon UK

3. Seduction

Amazon US | Amazon UK


Amazon US | Amazon UK

4.5 Captivated

Amazon US | Amazon UK

5. Devotion

Amazon | Amazon UK

6. Perception

Amazon US | Amazon UK


Suggested Reading Order – Alluring Indulgence + Club Destiny

  1. Conviction – Club Destiny # 1
  2. Temptation – Club Destiny # 2
  3. Addicted – Club Destiny # 2.5
  4. Seduction – Club Destiny # 3
  5. Kaleb – Alluring Indulgence #1
  6. Infatuation – Club Destiny # 4
  7. Captivated – Club Destiny # 4.5
  8. Zane – Alluring Indulgence #2
  9. Devotion – Club Destiny #5
  10. Travis – Alluring Indulgence #3
  11. Holidays With The Walker Brothers – Alluring Indulgence #4
  12. Ethan – Alluring Indulgence #5
  13. Perception – Club Destiny #6




Nicole is giving away Tantric Satin Ties Play Kit, a signed paperback of Perception, a Club Destiny wall clock, ebooks of Perception and giftcards.  For your chance to win, just enter the Rafflecopter below and Good Luck!!

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About The Author


About me... hmmm... Ok, I've been asked to provide a little bit of "real" information about myself. That's harder to do than you think it is, especially for someone who has difficulty talking about themselves. ;) But, here goes... I've been writing for as long as I can remember. Ever since I was a kid, I loved creative writing and as I got older, I got acquainted with those voices in my head and that led to putting my stories on paper. And now, here I am all these years later, spending my days doing what I love most. I decided to give myself over to writing full time in 2012 and I haven't looked back. I spent nearly 13 years in the corporate world and I have to say, this is a bit of a change (just a little) and I am loving every second of it. I live in Texas with my husband and three amazing kids and our two beloved dogs. If I'm not writing, I'm usually reading. I devour everything I can get my hands on. I love romance of any type and being an Indie author myself, I'm always looking for new Indies to support. I haven't always been into reading, but about eleven years ago, I picked up a book - I'm pretty sure it was by Nora Roberts - and from there, I haven't stopped. Before I began writing full time, and my characters started taking up so much of my time, I was reading about 200 books a year. That has dwindled somewhat, but there isn't a day that goes by that I don't read. An interesting fact... I don't watch television - aside from the occasional news anyway. I will go see a movie or two rarely, but for the most part, I get all of my entertainment from a book. Some of my favorite authors include J.R. Ward, Suzanne Brockmann, Lora Leigh, Jane Rylon, Lori Foster, and Jaci Burton just to name a few.

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  1. I love Nicole's Club Destiny and Alluring Indulgence books. I just got through reading Devotion so I know this scene coming up. Can't wait to read Perception. Thanks for the giveaway

  2. I Love Nicole Edwards and her books I really want this Grand prize would have some fun Thank you for the awesome chance.

  3. This series looks amazing...

  4. Oh yes! A little naughty brings a lot of joy :-) Thank you for the chance to win these lovely gifts and a yummy read!

  5. just finished Kaleb--loved it