Review: BELLE – An Unbowed Novel by Liz Meldon


Belle by Liz Meldon
Series: Unbowed Duet, Part 1 & 2
Genre: BDSM romance
Publisher: self published
Publication Date: September 6, 2018
Rating: ★★★★★

Part 2

March has descended upon Ixora Isle and Dean and Belle’s relationship has bloomed. Both of them are about to experience events they couldn’t ever be ready for. But they have each other and that’ll be enough. Or will it?

Belle is a Queen, a badass and swear to Ares, I’d follow her into any battle she wants. Her character arc is one of the best ones I’ve ever read. She started out as unsure and a little scared of everything but she transformed into this otherworldly forest nymph who can cut you if you tried to hurt her Dean. I just lover her so damn much.

Dean is actually a marshmallow; sweet and soft and gooey af. I adore how vulnerable he was with Belle, how he cared for her more than anything, how he would have given up anything to have her be his. His was the purest kind of love and just I CAN’T GET OVER HIM. His character development was so so amazing and important to watch.

This story is unlike any other I’ve ever read. It’s sweet, filthy, passionate, naughty and so damned hot. This is BDSM romance done right.

Part 1

Belle is about to enter uncharted territory. Well at least for her. She is supposed to follow a new client to a private island and be his submissive for 2 months. For someone as inexperienced as her, this is nothing short of a challenge. But at the same time she is beyond thrilled at the opportunity because her new client is off the charts hot and looks at like she’s the most delicious meal. It will be hard to not let her feelings get involved, she just has to religiously remind herself not to fall for her Dom.

Dean wanted her from the minute he saw her. Getting her to agree to be his sub was a pretty easy task. He’ll bound her, dominate every part of her and then mold her into the perfect submissive. She’ll be his to play with. All he has to do is separate his feelings from his actions.

Dudes, I cannot sing enough praises about this story. I have never read a BDSM romance like this and I have read loads of them.

There is something about Dean and Belle that is so pure and at the same time deliciously filthy. They are such a well adjusted couple. They talk about stuff, they actually discuss what is bothering them and yeah they are not entirely comfortable with their feelings but DAMN IT THEY ARE GETTING THERE.

I adore Belle so much. She is like this little sister who always want to portect but suddenly you realize she is a badass and can probably bring down nations. So you let her do her thing and cry proud tears.

Y;all don’t even look at me with Dean. I can’t handle this man and he isn’t even real. I love him so much. *cathartic screams of love* He is so caring, so dominating and the way he adores Belle makes my heart bursting with rainbows and sunshine. I’m just here waiting to see what he’ll do when he falls head over heels for her. IT MIGHT BREAK ME!!!

5 Stars!


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Part I
Rule #1: Never fall in love with the client. 

I’m terrified.
I’ve never done this before—two months on a private island, isolated from the rest of the world, just me and my new client.
A client who wants my unwavering submission.
What if I’m a horrible submissive? What if I fail?
Worst of all—what if I fall for the man I know I can’t have?
Protect your heart, Belle, I tell myself. Protect it when he smiles at you, kisses you, binds you. Don’t let Dean Donahue have it, as tempted as you are to surrender it.
Because escorts don’t get fairy tale endings. We get paid.

I’ve wanted her from the first moment I saw her.
Belle Bennet, escort. Darling Belle, sweet girl, on her knees, bound and gagged, writhing in pleasure—or pain. The choice is mine.
She is mine. Perfect in her naivety, she’s the submissive I’ve been waiting my whole life to claim.
And for the next two months, I intend to have her—mind, body, and soul—any damn way I see fit.

Part II
“Thanks to Elysium, I was a child of Hades–and Dean had dominion over me. From day one, I had already belonged to him…”

It’s March on beautiful Ixora Isle. Flowers bloom just as surely as matters of the heart, and Belle and Dean recover from their breach of trust one step at a time.

In the coming days, the couple must face:

A dinner date that takes a turn for the dangerous.
An unwelcome family reunion.
A birthday surprise.
A black-tie affair.
A promise.
A death.
A gift.

*The Unbowed series is made up of duet standalone romances featuring escorts and the rich, alpha men who love them. It contains steamy content, including consensual kink, and may not be suitable for all readers.

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