Cassandra Carr

Ryan Tomasi feels like a failure. His marriage is officially over; the ink dried on the divorce decree. His friend Jack introduces him to BDSM and he agrees to attend a Halloween party at a club. A submissive approaches him, offering herself, and how can he refuse the kneeling beauty? They do a whirlwind scene and Ryan is addicted -- both to dominance and to her.

Lisette Rinaldo is returning to the BDSM club for the first time since ending a bad relationship with her former master. She spots Ryan and is taken by the combination of self-assurance and nervousness the man displays as he takes in his surroundings. And after he gives her an incredible re-introduction to the lifestyle, she knows she needs to see the man again.

Ryan and Lisette explore each other and the lifestyle, but what started out as playtime quickly evolves into something more. The problem? Ryan isn’t ready to get serious again and Lisette doesn’t want to fall in love with a guy who can’t give all of himself to her. Both of them are going to have to break out of the bonds holding them back from happiness.


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Reviews for Master Class

5/5 stars! When Lisette and Ryan are doing a scene you feel as if you are there with them feeling every caress and every stroke of the whip. The sex was extra hot with an added burn that was extremely pleasurable keeping you begging for release. I can't wait to read more from Ms. Carr! -- JustEroticRomanceReviews

5/5 stars! Top Pick! Sweet and funny are not words I would normally match up with a BDSM story but they fit this one along with hot and enlightening. This book is awesome. I thoroughly enjoyed it and didn't want to put it down. -- Night Owl Reviews

5/5 stars! Perfect Delight Award! Cassandra Carr showed me a whole new side to the BDSM scene - the fun one! "Master Class" was a joy to read. It was a story that was perfectly written and perfectly told. -- Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

5/5 stars! Another brilliant read from the genius of Cassandra Carr. If you like BDSM, but nothing too hardcore, then I would say with confidence that this might just be what you are looking for. If you haven't read a book from this author before, I would suggest fixing that, as you are missing out! -- BookDevotee Reviews

5/5 lips! Cassandra Carr writes a novel guaranteed to put a lot of heat into your holidays in Master Class. Don't miss Cassandra Carr's Master Class if you love realistic relationships which are fueled by D/s play. -- TwoLips Reviews

 

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About Cassandra Carr

Cassandra Carr is a multi-published, award-winning erotic romance writer with Ellora's Cave, Siren, Sybarite Seductions and Loose Id who lives in Western New York with her husband, Inspiration, and her daughter, Too Cute for Words. When not writing she enjoys watching hockey and hanging out on Twitter. Cassandra's book Caught was recently named Best BDSM Book 2011 by LoveRomancesCafe and Impact was named BDSM Book of the Month for May 2012 by BDSM Book Reviews.

For more information about Cassandra, check out her website at http://www.booksbycassandracarr.com, "like" her Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/AuthorCassandraCarr or follow her on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/Cassandra_Carr.

 

Also by Cassandra Carr:

Master Class

ISBN: 978-1-62300-068-4

Publisher: Loose Id

Publication Date: December 11, 2012

 

Birthday Boy

ISBN: 978-1-419941399

Publisher: Ellora’s Cave

Publication Date: December 7, 2012


Close Contact

ISBN: 978-1-301099573

Publisher: Sybarite Seductions

Publication Date: November 17, 2012

 

Double Vision (Buffalo Intimidators 3)

ISBN: 1-62241-974-X

Publisher: Siren Bookstrand

Publication Date: September 12, 2012

 

Public Displays of Eroticism

ISBN: 978-1-476375021

Publisher: Sybarite Seductions
Publication Date: June 27, 2012

 

Loaded Question

ISBN: 978-1-476185675
Publisher: Sybarite Seductions

Publication Date: April 24, 2012

 

Collision (Buckin’ Bull Riders 2)

ISBN: 978-1-419939037
Publisher: Ellora’s Cave

Publication Date: April 4, 2012

 

Cold As Ice (Buffalo Intimidators 2)

ISBN: 1-61926-417-X

Publisher: Siren Bookstrand

Publication Date: March 7, 2012

 

Impact (Buckin’ Bull Riders 1)

ISBN: 978-1-419937439

Publisher: Ellora’s Cave

Publication Date: February 1, 2012

Take Me at the Ballgame

ISBN: 978-1-419937835

Publisher: Ellora’s Cave

Publication Date: January 11, 2012

 

Caught

ISBN: 978-1-61118-683-3

Publisher: Loose Id

Publication Date: December 6, 2011

 

Head Games (Buffalo Intimidators 1)

ISBN: 1-61034-971-7

Publisher: Siren Bookstrand

Publication Date: November 2, 2011

 

Talk to Me

ISBN: 978-1-607379812

Publisher: Loose Id

Publication Date: March 22, 2011

 

Uniform Behaviour

ISBN: 978-1-849892452

Publisher: Andrews UK

Publication Date: November 23, 2011

 

A note from Cassandra...

Caught won Best BDSM Book 2011 from LoveRomances Cafe


I have several releases coming/recently out:

Momentum (Buckin' Bull Riders bk 3): December 28, 2012

Only You anthology: January 15, 2013

Unexpected Top: January 18, 2013

A Spanking Good Time anthology: February 1, 2013

Fondled and Gobbled Vol 1: Someone Had to Do It anthology: February 6, 2013

See the Light: February 26, 2013

Velocity (Buckin' Bull Riders 4): Spring 2013

Should've Known Better: mid-March 2013

 


More info is on my website at http://www.booksbycassandracarr.com.

 

An Interview with Cassandra Carr
By Holly Hewson for The Romance Studio

HH: Cassandra, thank you so much for talking with us at TRS. Your featured book is Master Class and features two very special characters who really need each other. Where did you get the idea for their emotionally-engaging story?

CC: Thanks for having me! With Master Class, I wanted a Dom who was atypical -- so many of the BDSM books out there have Doms who never doubt themselves, have been in the lifestyle for years, etc. I wanted Ryan to be new, to be discovering all the different facets of BDSM, but to not feel confident all the time. And I wanted to give him a sub who WAS experienced and who could kind of guide him through his discovery process.

HH: What do you like best about Lisette and why will readers empathize with her?

CC: Her competence. She's not weak in any way. She has a great job that she steps up to the plate with when there's a crisis, and though she's not a size 2 she's proud of her body and not hiding it from the world.

HH: What do you like best about Ryan and why will readers love him?

CC: Oh gosh, this is a hard question! I tend to love love love my heroes, and Ryan was no exception! I loved how once he decided he was comfortable with something he could slip into that Dom-mode and be really sexy and enticing, but then pull back in the middle and start to question himself. I think that makes him really human.

HH: What did you enjoy most about writing this story and what do you think readers will take away from it?

CC: This story was literally ripped out of me. That's never happened before. I wrote the entire 45,000-word first draft in ten days. I'm a fast writer and even that was ridiculously fast. I think the thing I enjoyed the most was how especially Jack, the Dom from my book Caught, would NOT leave me alone until I made him a major character again. Jack's another one of my favorite heroes, so that wasn't a hardship.

HH: What else do you have in store for lucky readers?

CC: *takes deep breath* In the latter portion of 2012 I had four releases, and I have two more in January - the 15th and the 18th. Then in February I have two more - the 6th and the 26th I think? Of these late 2012/early 2013 releases there's the third book in my Buckin' Bull Riders series, a novella with a femdom theme, an erotic spoof anthology, Master Class, and my first m/m story.

HH: How does 2013 promise to be different from 2012 for you?

CC: Oh wow. Well, I already have nine projects lined up for 2013, so that's definitely different from 2012. And though I'm certainly not resting on my laurels, I feel a little more comfortable with my publishers, so I feel more confident as I'm writing that I'm not wasting my time.

HH: Where do you find inspiration for your stories?

CC: Everywhere and nowhere. For a standalone book for Ellora's Cave I literally saw a profile picture of an EC Caveman on Facebook and the entire plot for a novella spread out in front of me. Just like that, there it was.

HH: What's your writing schedule like?

CC: Ha! What writing schedule? Unless you call "write with every spare moment you have" a writing schedule, I have none. I only have part-time childcare for my 4yo and I find it difficult to write while she's at home, so I write mostly on Tuesdays and Thursdays when my mother-in-law watches her and Friday when me and my mom (who's also a writer - Cynthia Racette) go to a local cafe and write while my dad watches my daughter.

HH: What's your favorite way to interact with readers?

CC: I'm not picky. Email, Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads. Whatever. I love talking to readers! I know sometimes readers are shy about approaching us. Please don't be. We do this for you. And if you love something we've done, tell us! It makes our day.

HH: What are you most looking forward to in 2013?

CC: I'm looking forward to putting out more books that my readers will hopefully love, finding new readers, and moving my career forward. I have a new agent and hopefully some exciting things on the horizon!

Thanks for having me!

HH: Thank you!

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