Laura Antoniou (born ) is an American novelist. She is the author of The Marketplace series of BDSM-themed novels, which were originally published. Laura Antoniou – The Marketplace Series, New York, NY. K likes. Author. Speaker. Pundit. Kvetch. Writing excellent smut since Visit. The Marketplace. Identifier TheMarketplaceLauraAntoniou. Identifier-ark ark:/ /t53gq. Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR).
Retrieved from ” http: To be thrilled by the touch of leather, aroused by harsh words, or satisfied by the security of rigid bondage is the mark of a lover. Once upon a time Grendel and Alexandra devise customized lessons and trials for each of the aspirants, seeking to teach them the reality of being a slave in the Marketplace world.
Then there’s Chris, a true enigma of a man who is still very much a mystery when you finish. Limited-edition dustjacketed hardcover edition of The Inheritor! Dec 30, Msstressa rated it it was amazing. Four would-be slaves apply to undergo the Marketplace training regimen at the hands of Grendel and Alex and their major domo Chris. It can almost be called rapture.
Robert a shy heterosexual man with low self-esteem.
The Inheritor, Book 6 of the Marketplace series by Laura Antoniou — Kickstarter
The prose is brisk and vivid, subtly shifting tone to match the four central characters. This book is about 4 potential slaves and their training. Published September 1st by Mystic Rose Books first published She really needed to learn something about being silent and learning to be humble.
I both sntoniou and disliked it – thus explaining the three star rating. This collection does not include the two short story anthologies or digital extras. For example, apparently someone decided to replace “cum” with “come,” obviously with the aim of editing the sex scenes, but didn’t go back and check to make sure other words weren’t affected.
View all 15 comments. Antoniou has well-developed views on anotniou the essence of consensual slavery is or should be, and the characters constantly enact or debate those views in ways shaped by their particular personalities. The secrets of the Marketplace members are jealously guarded. Katiebabs’ review says everything I might have wanted to say.
A complete library in one fabulous moment! She’s quiet, shy and desperate to return to her old life. He is not clearly a slave, yet he is not a master.
The Marketplace by Laura Antoniou is a book that’s a departure for me. One reason was the fact that despite their acclaim they have received, the books keep going out of print. Under the authority of the owners, he develops a regimen for the four trainees that is intended to break their egotism while nurturing group spirit, new skills and true pride in service. He quickly learns he’s got a lot to learn as his life is completely turned upside down and he is deprived of the one thing he craves.
Apparently, the author would like us to believe that “real” slaves can only be trained using brutal methods, and want to serve so much that they have absolutely no regard for their personal health or safety. This book was almost like the Wizard of Oz of sexual slavery. Digital goodies ebook package deal! The novel, like the trainees, began life in need of polishing. The stories of the trainees brought me to tears laughing so many times, what sad, silly caricatures of BDSM they were each in their own ways.
Oct 07, Karry rated it liked it. That said, I highly doubt I will continue this, the cons outweighed the pros for me. Brian is an attractive young man in leather who persuaded his Master of the moment to bring him in for training.
Because you want it all. Wikiquote has quotations related to: It’s a way to bring creative projects to life. He serves the owners, Alexandra and Grendel, by training novices who wish to be made ready for sale to private bidders.
She was also the sole female judge at the International Mister Leather Contest.
The Marketplace (The Marketplace, #1) by Laura Antoniou
Like representative human sinners seeking spiritual refinement, three of the four seekers discover their own potential. The characters are a bit campy, but the book does a pretty good job of using these characters show the pitfalls of having the wrong expectations when going into BDSM.
How about an autographed paperback Kickstarter-only edition of The Inheritorbefore anyone in the general public can get it! Other than that, this is rather long though a large part of the Kindle edition is bonus material and I have to say, not lwura happens.
The books main focus is the training of slaves. There were a few exceptions, notably Brian’s treatment as the family dog for a few days. This is a book that grabs you from the get go.
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