By: Katherine Deane
Publisher: Stormy Nights Publications
Published: July 11, 2014
Genre: Contemporary, Erotic Romance
Content: M/F, Spanking, Anal Play
Heat Level: Scorching
Date: December 9, 2014
The more time he spends with Claire, the more Nick finds himself enchanted by her drive and deep commitment to her fellow runners. But when her self-destructive behavior crosses the line, Nick realizes he has only one option to help the woman he has come to care about so much—he will need to give her the first spanking of her life and make sure it is one she will not forget.
Despite his firm discipline, Claire quickly comes to crave Nick’s dominance and direction, and soon he has grown to be much more than just her coach. But when jealousy and misunderstandings threaten to tear the team apart, will she run away as she always has in the past, or can she trust in her newfound love and race toward her goals with an open heart?
Publisher’s Note: The Coach’s Discipline is an erotic romance novel that includes spankings, sexual scenes, anal play, elements of BDSM, and more. If such material offends you, please don’t buy this book.
This is an incredibly hot and sexy domestic discipline story with depth. Claire is a runner with Olympic dreams. She is looking for a new coach to help her qualify for the Olympic trials and she finds Nick Fox. From the start, the chemistry between them is obvious, but they both try to keep things professional. It all changes one afternoon when Coach Fox gives Claire a couple of firm taps on her bottom to calm her down and re-focus her attention. Things immediately heat up between the coach and athlete.
Claire has trust and body image issues stemming from psychological abuse first at the hands of her mother and later her former coach. Because of the history of abusive women in her life, she prefers to work with a male coach and Nick Fox is the perfect man for the job. He’s caring and sexy and doesn’t allow her to lapse into her former destructive habits whenever she has a moment of panic or becomes overwhelmed.
I loved the dynamics between Nick and Claire. From the beginning, he knew what she needed but was afraid to push her too far. His moments of self-doubt, when he feared he did just that, made him even more endearing. He demands absolute honesty from her and gently “corrects” her when she slips out of control. There is one amazing scene in the book where he never lays a finger on her but is still able to bring her pleasure like she’s never experienced before. Hot, hot, hot!!
This book is absolutely a must read for anyone who loves erotic romance and spankings. I was unsure if I would like this story because I don’t normally enjoy anything having to do with sports. While the marathon running and training was an important part of the story, it wasn’t the focus of the story. The other girls on the team were an integral part of Claire’s journey of self-discovery and their obvious love and respect for their coach and his for them, made it even easier to fall in love with him. I look forward to reading more by this author.