Read Shana's Guardian Online

Authors: Sue Lyndon

Shana's Guardian

BOOK: Shana's Guardian
8.58Mb size Format: txt, pdf, ePub
ads

 

Shana’s Guardian

 

 

By

 

Sue Lyndon

 

 

©2012 by
Blushing Books® and Sue Lyndon

 

Copyright © 2012 by Blushing Books® and Sue Lyndon

 

All rights
reserved. No part of the book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or
by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or
by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing
from the publisher.

 

Published by
Blushing Books®,

a
subsidiary of

ABCD Graphics
and Design

977 Seminole
Trail
#233

Charlottesville,
VA 22901

 
The trademark Blushing Books®

is
registered in the US Patent and
Trademark Office.

 

Lyndon, Sue

Shana’s Guardian

 

eBook
ISBN:
 
978-1-60968-948-3

 

Cover Design by
Korey
Mae Johnson

This book is intended for
adults
only
. Spanking and other sexual activities represented in this book are
fantasies only, intended for adults. Nothing in this book should be interpreted
as Blushing Books' or the author's advocating any non-consensual spanking
activity or the spanking of minors.

WOULD YOU LIKE A FREE SPANKING STORY EVERY MONTH?

 

At
http://www.blushingbooks.com
, we
provide our visitors with a free eBook every single month! That's right, every
month we choose an eBook to give to our customers at no charge, both to show
our gratitude for your business and also to provide a sample of the content we
offer.

Can you read this free eBook on
your Kindle? Yes! Once you’re logged onto our site, it’s easy to send a book
right to your Kindle.

 

Can you read it on your
iPad
? Yes!
Your Kobo?
Yes!
Your Nook?
YES!

 

We provide all of our books on
BlushingBooks.com in several formats so that you can read our stories on
virtually any reader! Membership at BlushingBooks.com is free, so sign up today
and get your free story right now!

 

DO YOU NEED A TRIP TO THE
WOODSHED?

 

Since 1999, Bethany's Woodshed
has been publishing the best romantic and erotic BDSM and spanking fiction on
the Internet. Before there were eBooks, there was Bethany's! More than a decade
later, The Woodshed is Blushing Books exclusive preview site, and is still
going strong delivering the best,
orginial
stories -
now with two updates a week. We guarantee at least 40,000 words of brand new,
professionally written stories each week - by all your favorite authors, plus
at least 20 completed books when you join. Carolyn Faulkner,
Maren
Smith,
Starla
Kaye,
Pagie
Tyler,
Joannie
Kay, Abigail
Webster, Sullivan Clarke, Fiona Wilde,
Breanna
Hayse
,
Korey
Mae Johnson, Melinda
Barron, Loki
Renard
... they're all here, plus many
more.

 

Embrace the spank!

See the stories first at The
Woodshed!

http://www.herwoodshed.com

Sue Lyndon

 

I'm a
multi-published author of steamy
bdsm
romance. I
enjoy a good book in any genre, love Star Trek and
Battlestar
Galactica
, and run on coffee and chocolate.

 

Visit her website here:

www.suelyndon.com

 

You can follow her here:

www.facebook.com/SueLyndon

 

 

Don’t miss these other titles
by Sue Lyndon and Blushing Books!

A Firm Husband

Karyn
and
the
Crigon

Chapter 1

Shana glanced at the sun as it kissed the
horizon.
 
A knot formed in her
stomach when the tall solar lanterns on the street flickered to life.
 
She took off running.
 
She should’ve had dinner on the table
already, but she’d gotten sidetracked at the library.
 
Mary Miller, the oldest citizen in the
settlement, had been telling stories to the children about the Old Days.
 
Despite the fact she’d been on an errand
to pick up a book for her uncle, Shana had sat down on the floor with all the
bright-eyed boys and girls and absorbed every word that fell from the old lady’s
mouth.
 
Mary’s mother had been
around before The Fall – before the deadly combination of a terrible
plague, a great war, and severe solar flares across North America that
destroyed a grand way of living.
 
The little old lady had rattled on and on about electricity, cell
phones,
fancy
cars, shopping malls, computers, and something
called a dishwasher.
 
Of course, now
Shana was late and Uncle Daman would be displeased.

She clutched the battered copy of
1984
to her chest and turned down the
dirt street that led to his house.
 
After her parents died when a sickness swept through their nearby
settlement when she was fifteen, Shana had come to Jackson Settlement to live
with her only remaining relative.
 
It had been weird at first – sharing a house with the man who’d
briefly been married to her mother’s sister.
 
After all, he was only ten years her
senior and they weren’t related by blood.
 
Daman had never taken a second wife, which Shana found strange.
 
He wasn’t hard on the eyes, and women
practically flung themselves in his direction – until they realized he
wasn’t interested and moved on to their next male target.

As Shana crept up the creaky porch steps,
she said a silent prayer that her uncle wouldn’t be out of sorts over her
tardiness.
 
Perhaps he was busy in
his workshop and not yet aware of how much time had passed since he’d sent her
to fetch the book.
 
A shiver ran
down her spine and warmth pulsed between her legs.
 
The same apprehension, coupled with a
physical arousal she’d rather not admit to, overcame her each time she worried
about Daman’s reaction to her waywardness.
 
He had instructed her to return home immediately after fetching the
book, but she hadn’t obeyed him – for reasons that now seemed foolish.

Who was she kidding?
 
Once she opened the door, she would be
in for it.
 
Deep.
 
Painfully deep.
 
Uncle Daman would summon her to his
study and blister her poor bottom with that awful paddle of his.
 
Her hand hovered over the doorknob as
she thought of all the times he’d punished her.
 
The first instance had been not long
after she’d turned eighteen.
 
She’d
always been on her best behavior before then, and he hadn’t laid a hand on her during
the first four years she’d spent under his roof.
 
Sure, he’d threatened her with a
spanking plenty of times, but she’d been too terrified to find out if he was
serious that she never disobeyed his totalitarian rules until she’d come of
age.
 
In the Old Days, a person was
an adult once they turned eighteen.
 
She’d assumed Daman wouldn’t possibly bend her over his desk once she
was that old.
 
But she’d assumed
wrong.

Taking a deep breath, Shana entered the
house.
 
Her stomach flipped when the
wonderful aroma of vegetable stew greeted her.
 
Not only was Daman aware of her
tardiness,
but
he’d gone ahead and started dinner.

Not good.

Guilt and fear mingled in her chest, and
her legs felt heavy as she made the dreaded walk to the kitchen.
 
Just before she rounded the corner to
the doorway, she straightened her dress and smoothed her hands through her long
blond hair.

“I can hear you, Shana.
 
Stop lingering in the hallway and come
have dinner.”
 
His clipped tone
drove a knife through her heart.
 
She hated herself at moments like this.
 
Daman was a good man and kept a roof
over her head in one of the safest settlements around.
 
She was ashamed to have broken his
rules, yet again.

She entered the kitchen and almost turned
to run away.
 
His face was like a
thundercloud, his thick arms crossed over his broad chest.
 
“Come here,” he growled.

She approached on shaky legs and held the
book out like a peace offering, thinking of Winston and his terrible fear of
rats.
 
What was her greatest
fear?
 
Not death.
 
There were a thousand things worse than
death.
 
Puzzled by this sudden
thought, she watched Daman place the book on the counter, never once taking his
eyes off her.
 
The silence stretched
between them as she stood submissively in front of him, her head lowered and feeling
quite humbled – and he hadn’t even punished her yet.
 
Daman closed the space between them and
lifted her chin with one finger.
 
Shana
stared up into those forbidding dark eyes, her insides melting and fluttering
at the same time.

“Explain to me, Shana, why it took two
hours to fetch a book from the library.
 
What was important enough to keep you from your duties here?”

Briefly, she told him about how she’d
stopped to hear Mary Miller’s stories about the Old Days, stories she’d heard
plenty of times before, though he didn’t need to know that.
 
“I didn’t mean to stay so long, but
before I knew it the sun was setting.
 
I’m sorry.
 
I feel terrible.”

“Not as terrible as you’ll feel after I
take my belt to you, young lady.”
 

Shana swallowed hard as her heart
hammered in chest.
 
Before she could
reply, he spun her around and applied one heavy whack to her bottom.
 

“Go sit down,” he barked.

Dinner was a silent, painful affair.
 
Shana ate slowly and was so preoccupied by
the conflicting feelings Daman stirred within her that the stew seemed
tasteless.
 
Her nipples stiffened
and she fought the urge to touch them to ease the growing ache.
 
She stole a glance at her uncle.
 
It didn’t take a genius to figure out
why women ogled him every time he walked down the street.
 
He was gorgeous – for a man.
 
His hair and eyes were as dark as the
night, and she often wished she could trail her fingers along his strong square
jaw, especially in the evening when he sported a rugged shadow.
 
He was one of the tallest men she’d ever
met, and if she were to kiss him, she’d be forced to stand on her toes.
 
What a thought.

Daman dabbed his face with a napkin and
pushed back from the table.
 
“Clean
up the kitchen, Shana, and then get ready for bed.
 
I expect to find you in your room,
soon
.”

BOOK: Shana's Guardian
8.58Mb size Format: txt, pdf, ePub
ads

Other books

My Lucky Stars by Michele Paige Holmes
Terror Kid by Benjamin Zephaniah
Alcestis by Katharine Beutner
King of Spades by Cheyenne McCray
Lost and Found by Laura Dower
Wrecked by Charlotte Roche
Manifestations by David M. Henley