Title: The Ravishing of Beauty
Series: Not a series
Author: Jessica Satin
Published By: Pegasus Blue Books
Published Date: 3/31/14
Genre: Erotica, Fairy Tale Retelling
Heat Level: 3.5 out of 4 flames
Overall Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by NBS: Mindy
See Mindy’s Goodreads Review Here
“Warning: This story was written to unlock your darkest fantasies and innermost desires. It is not for the faint of heart and is not your mother’s erotica. All of the sexual descriptions found in this book are very explicit in nature. It’s not suitable for someone under 18 years of age. Read at your own risk.
Belle’s choice to become the Beast’s prisoner changes her in ways she never imagined.
After her Beast transforms back into his human form, they eagerly explore each other’s bodies. He can ram his fingers into her and probe his tongue deep between her lips. She can feel the warm bulge of his muscles and run her fingers through his red-gold hair, but it’s not enough. Their sexual affair began long before he was human, and Belle can’t help remembering what it was like to have sex with her Beast. She learned to love him through all the blood and sacrifice it required. Belle and Prince Adam must learn to find new ways to express their depraved desires.”
“Warning: This story was written to unlock your darkest fantasies and innermost desires. It is not for the faint of heart and is not your mother’s erotica. All of the sexual descriptions found in this book are very explicit in nature. It’s not suitable for someone under 18 years of age. Read at your own risk.”
Warning, this story is not for everyone, so approach with caution. This is an erotic retelling of Beauty and the Beast. There is some blood play, anal, squirting, sadism and masochism and just all around kinky fuckery.
I absolutely LOVE monster erotica and erotic retellings of fairy tales. This story starts shortly after Beast is turned back to his human form. Throughout this story there are several flashbacks to help explain the kind of relationship Beast and Belle have had. Let’s just say that Beast and Belle have a somewhat twisted relationship and they really are meant for each other. Belle is a masochist and of course Beast is a sadist.
“When he sliced her flesh, he had ruined her. She had never felt so close to anyone. Her surrender of her skin bound her to him in a corporeal way.”
The marring of skin is definitely not my thing and it caught me by surprise. But the more I think about it… this is Beast that we’re talking about. What else would a beast do? Act Beastly? He’s marking his territory.
“She dipped her fingers into her wet pussy and ran her hand up and down the length of his cock. Her fingers couldn’t even encompass its girth.”
I do have to give a high five to the author for finally giving us some sex scenes with Beast fucking Belle in his beast form. I know that’s not for everyone, but I really enjoyed it. If he’s walking and talking then I’m ok with it. So what if he’s covered in hair and has long nails and big teeth. Bring it on!! It was HOT!!
“The strong smell of books mixed with the pungency of sex filled her lungs. She moaned and threw her head back, putting her body on display for him.”
Im pretty sure I’d have this same reaction if my husband gave me a library.
About half way through is when it takes a turn into a wicked fantasy land that I never expected. For me… it got a little strange. Not bad… but this is stuff that I’m not used to reading. It’s the scaring of skin and copious amounts of blood and cum.
“He slammed into her hard and fast until he was on the brink of coming and withdrew quickly. He came all over her clothes, his cum splattering over her rivulets of blood.”
Everyone has their own kink and I don’t fault anyone for that, but this is not one of mine. There is also a part where Beast and Belle get creative and try to simulate the beast form. I actually liked that part.
Aaaand now here comes the part that I didn’t care for. Again, this is just personal preference for me and not that its bad because it’s not. Beast is now human and it seems to me that Belle misses the Beast side just a smidge. So now she wants to act a little beastly herself. So Beast invites Belle to dinner and it’s an interesting service. There is nothing on the table that I would want to eat.
Well then Beast finishes what’s on his plate and he’s takes the left over bone and decides that it needs to be used in other ways. Hmmm…. I wonder what he’s planning on doing with that… OH… NO… HE… DIDNT!!!
And Beast is all like… Yeah Belle, let me see dat ass!
And Belle is like YES!!! YES!!!! YES!!!!!!
Then Im over here like… ok, I’ll just wait over here while you all finish up… Akem!
Now for one of the parts of the book that distracted me a little and I had to keep rereading it to figure out who was “speaking”. at 37% there is a lot of POV changes in a very small area. I could be wrong but it felt to me like some the POV’s changed in mid paragraph. It would have been nice to have some sort of indication that the POV was changing.
Overall it was pretty good. Some of the content is not what I read on a regular basis and therefore that is why I gave it the rating that I did. For me most of the sex is off the charts hot and some of the sex was just good ole kinky fuckery and a little bit was… ummm… questionable.
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