The Mark

Adult Taboo Erotica
Rated 5.00/5 based on 3 reviews
History is revised in this erotic tale of choice removed as the duty to submit wars with the desire to resist. Abigail Prescott, a 17th Century woman accused of witchcraft, seeks to prove herself unmarked by Satan. She willingly submits to her governor’s thorough examination but is ill-prepared for his shameful grueling probe, as it permits him to see and test her every inch and every hollow. More

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About Arla Dahl

Arla Dahl is a lover and avid reader of all things sexy and suspenseful. In her Immoral Virtue Trilogy, the horrors of the 17th Century witch trials are exposed, examined and reversed. Deeply moved by the viciousness of times, Arla created stories that would turn history on its ear and make that which labeled the accused susceptible to the temptations of evil into the one thing that would set them free. Lust.

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Be this a witch? In 1600's New England, it was decreed thus: "Whoever lies with the beast will bear a mark that is insensible and in their most secret parts, and may be located only through diligent and careful search." Though Abigail submits to her governor's examination, she is ill-prepared for his shameful grueling probe for it permits him to see and test her every inch and every hollow.

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Review by: BookBitch27 on Oct. 3, 2014 :
I was intrigued by the use of the witch trials as a setting for this story and wasn't sure how they would blend with erotica but, wow, was it incredible. Ms. Dahl captured the hopelessness of the times and somehow turned it into something sexy.

Fear runs through the entire book - which is set within the governor's chambers as he examines an accused witch for the devil's mark. He has to examine her entire body and she has to respond to his touches to prove that she isn't marked. Even though it's shameful in this puritan time, she has to let him see how aroused he makes her. If she doesn't then that means she's a witch because the devil's mark makes witches unable to feel.

The governor does everything he can to make sure she does feel and it's all scary, super charged and incredibly hot, and the ending had me breathless for more. I'm glad book 2 came out by the time I read book 1 because I don't think I could have waited too long to read what happened next.
(reviewed 3 days after purchase)
Review by: Tessina on May 28, 2014 :
Great story against and unexpected historical background. Creative and gripping...can't wait till book two!!
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Review by: Debb Penn on May 27, 2014 :
Arla Dahl's creative mind combined the hot topic of romantica and history in a unique way.

This story is a portal to a parallel universe of Salem-long-ago, but it's not like having a complicated history lesson, and you don't have to work hard to decipher flare of the historical romance language -- it's like super-sexy Shakespeare meets 50Shades.

What a terrifyingly terrific rollercoaster for the senses. A wild ride but written so poetic it's like reading a nightmarishly decadent dream. Beautiful and sinful.

I would recommend this for the bold-minded reader with a fantasy for more than the traditional light-hearted romance can offer.

And "Be This A Witch?" is my new favorite phrase!

I can't wait for the Book 2 -- I hope Arla Dahl is a fast writer!! lol
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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