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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Hot in Handcuffs Blog Hop begins Wednesday!

Hi, Friends! Nona Raines here. I'm so happy to be participating in my very first blog hop—and what a theme! Hot in Handcuffs. I think it's very fitting, considering my recent BDSM romance Uncollared has a very HOT handcuff scene, which I'll share with you in a moment.
But first, a little about the story:

Submissive Mia Manetti is devastated when her first Master uncollars her just as she was hoping for a permanent relationship with him. Trying to move on, she agrees to sub for a powerful and sexy new Dom.

Chess Ryan has wanted Mia from the first moment he saw her at Club Restraint, but it was always "hands off" because she belonged to his friend Philip. Now, thanks to that friend's maneuvers, Mia is finally his. But only for a little while.

Mia finds it increasingly difficult to keep her feelings in check as she experiences erotic delights with Master Chess, sensual and sexual fantasies that she's never known before. Is she setting herself up for another heart ache?

Guilt, secrets and misplaced pride all keep Chess and Mia from being completely honest with each other. As they connect sexually and emotionally, they realize their relationship has grown too serious to be called "play". How far are they willing to go as Master and slave?

I am offering a $15 gift certificate as a prize to one lucky participant in my contest: for Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or (in case you're already swamped with bookstore gcs) Bath and Body Works. This will be a US contest only.

Since I'm a first-time blog hopper (be gentle with me please, lol) I'm going to KISS. Keep It Simple, Sugar! I'll tell you how to enter my contest at the end of this post.

I promised you a sexy scene, and baby, here it is! This comes a few days after Chess and Mia have caught a showing of the movie Laura on television:

The door led to the private rooms upstairs. Mia’s heart banged as she pulled it open.

A large suited figure stood at the top of the stairs. Chess.
He wore a brown suit and tie, a white shirt, and a trench coat. On his head sat a fedora, a type of hat that she’d seen actors wear in old black-and-white films.
“Miss Manetti?”
Mia nodded, wondering what was going on. “Yes.”
“This way, ma’am.”
She climbed the stairs, and he ushered her into a sparsely furnished room. There stood a large desk with a chair facing it. Mia felt so disoriented that she didn’t even hear what Chess said. She blinked. “Excuse me?”
He pulled a wallet from his suit coat, flipped it open momentarily, and slipped it back in his pocket before she had a chance to look at it. “Frank Ryan, ma’am, police department. I’m going to have to ask you some questions.”
“Questions?” Her brain had a hard time catching up. “I don’t—”
“First of all, ma’am, are you carrying any kind of weapons on your person?”
“Weapons? Of course not—”
“Then you won’t mind if I just check to make sure. Face the wall, please.” He spun her toward the wall, positioning her hands flat against the surface, fingers splayed. Suddenly her confusion vanished, replaced by raw lust as she became firmly entrenched in the scene.
“Assume the position, please.” He snugged up behind her, bumping her ass with his hip as he nudged her feet farther apart, widening her stance. His breath burned her ear as he whispered, “You do know the position, don’t you?”
Air hissed from Mia’s lungs, flames of need licking over her body. Her breasts grew heavy; her pussy ached. She flicked out her tongue to moisten her dry lips. “Yes, Officer.”
“All right.” His big hands moved down her arms, and heat lingered everywhere he touched. He moved from her ribs to her waist and hips. She bit her lip and almost cried when he bypassed her breasts. They needed his touch so badly.
It was surprisingly easy to get into her role, but not nearly so easy to withstand the power of his touch. Her voice shook as he went down on one knee to pat down her legs. “Please, Officer…can’t you tell me what this is about?”
“We believe you’ve been withholding important information.” His voice was uninflected, matter-of-fact. Just the facts, ma’am.
She pressed her forehead to the wall, needing that solid surface to steady her. “What kind of information?”
“That’s classified.”
Classified? Was he the police or the CIA? Mia couldn’t help the small chuckle that escaped her. He’d seen too many thrillers and was mixing his metaphors, so to speak.
His hands stilled on her calves. “I wouldn’t laugh if I was in your shoes, ma’am. You’re in some serious trouble. Very serious.”
His tone of warning made her melt. So did the hands creeping higher and higher under her skirt. She went still, holding her breath as his fingers skimmed the tender junction of her thighs. If he’d only move his hand one inch, just one little inch…
She almost moaned in disappointment as he got to his feet. “No hidden weapons. Hands behind your back now.”
Mia hesitated, not sure she heard him right. He gripped her wrists and moved them where he wanted them. “Behind. Your. Back.”
Holding both her wrists in one hand, Chess removed something from his jacket pocket, and a moment later Mia heard a click. Her hands were held fast. Handcuffs?
A fine mist of perspiration formed on her upper lip.
He grasped her arm and guided her to the wooden, straight-backed chair. “Sit.”
He shrugged out of the long coat and laid it and the hat on top of the desk. His dark blond hair lay slicked back the way Dana Andrews’s had been in the movie. He rested his ass on the corner of the desk and let go the weary sigh of a detective working too many hours on a case going nowhere.
“Now, like I said, lady. You’re hiding information, and I’m willing to do whatever it takes to get what I need.” A shiver ran through Mia. Whatever it takes. “So let’s just stop playing games.”
She shifted on the hard wooden seat with her hands cuffed at the small of her back, the hard metal circling her wrists. The cuffs weren’t comfortable, but neither did they hurt. They only made her aware that she was at his mercy, completely under his control.

I sure hope you enjoyed that little tidbit from Uncollared! Now, for a chance to win the prize I'm offering, all I'm asking is you do ONE thing to show a little love. You can:

THEN just leave a comment below answering this question: if you could re-enact a sexy or romantic scene from any movie, what would it be? Please remember to leave your email address so I can get hold of you if you win! The winner will be selected randomly.

Each of us in the HIH Hop is offering a prize, so make sure you check out the other sites in the link below.  There are lots of treats in store! The hop begins at 12:01 am October 10 and ends 11:59 pm October 15, so don't procrastinate!
Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the Hot in Handcuffs Blog Hop! You can find the other bloggers here.
Have a Happy Hop,

Nona Raines

Hot Contemporary Romance

Edgy ~ Emotional ~ Erotic

Uncollared is available at:


  1. I liked Uncollared on Amazon (I think I am lastnerve on there). There is a scene in the movie Unfaithful. Talk about hot, I'd love to live that scene over and over. Thanks so much for the contest!

    lastnerve2000 at gmail dot com

  2. Whew, I can think of several scenes in that movie that are super hot! Thanks for stopping by and commenting, Val!

  3. The scene in Mr. and Mrs. Smith. The one after they try to kill each other in the kitchen. HOT!
    GFC Heather @ Redheaded Bookworm
    liked both book and author page on amazon. as Heather Schrock or Redheaded Bookworm. Thanks!
    hschrock24112 at yahoo dot com

  4. Thanks, Heather! I must admit I haven't seen that film, but it goes without saying that anything with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt is super HOTT! Thanks so much for stopping by!

  5. Oh goodness...gimmie The Shower scene in Miami Vice with Collin Farrell :) Thanks for the chance to win :) raynman1979 at yahoo dot com

    1. Colin Farrell...I'm hyperventilating already. Woo hoo! Thanks for stopping by, Rissa!

  6. Loved this scene. I've heard quite a bit about Uncollared and I'm really anxious to read it.

    I follow you via GFC: Kelsey Summer

    kesummer69 at gmail dot com

  7. If you read the book, I hope you enjoy it, Kelsey! Thanks for the follow and thanks for stopping by!

  8. Uncollared,liked #12
    email follower,
    Sex scene, Unfaithful ,in the hallway, standing up.

    1. Ooh, another one for Unfaithful! Yes, that movie has some way hot scenes! Thanks for the follow and likes, Renald, and thanks for stopping by!

  9. GFC follower JeanMP
    I agree with other posters about the scene from Mr. & Mrs. Smith, very hot.
    Thanks for the giveaway.
    skpetal at hotmail dot com

  10. And we have another for Mr. and Mrs. Smith! I am going to have to put this in my Netflix queue for sure! Thanks a lot for the follow and the comment, Jean!

  11. Follower-BLHmistress
    Liked both- 13 and 73

    Titanic- Jack and Rose in the back of the car


  12. Ah, that iconic scene where Rose puts her hand on the misty car window! That's a great one, BLHmistress! Thanks for the follow and likes, and for stopping by!

  13. Remember the scene from "True Lies" with Jamie Lee Curtis. That scene.

  14. The one where she undresses for him and he's in the shadows? Oohhh, yeah, that was a great scene! Thanks a lot for stopping by!

  15. GFC Cassandra Hicks
    Amazon Author Page #74
    Amazon Book Page #14
    That's a tough one I think it would be from Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole when Bowen goes through the change while him and Mariketa are in the jungle. Rawr!
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  16. I'm embarrassed to admit I'm not familiar with that scene, Cassandra, but it sounds like an awesome one. Got to love those shifters! Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

  17. The moment when Julia Stiles forgives Heath Ledger in 10 Things I Hate About You and they kiss. I like you on Amazon and Uncollared.

    smurfettev AT gmail DOT com

    1. Hi Smurfette, I love Julia Stiles and really miss Heath Ledger. He was a wonderful actor. Thanks for the likes and for stopping by and commenting!

  18. I plead the 5th cause my fiance & I have tested the waters so to speak... by using some that I found in books..


    1. Beckey, you go, girl! What better inspiration for real life romance than some sexy movie and book scenes! Your fiance is one lucky guy! Thanks so much for comment.

  19. Woohoo! Great theme for a hop!
    I have to agree with the others about the scene from Mr and Mrs Smith. It was very hot. I liked Uncolared and your author page on Amazon.
    Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win. <^_^>

    1. Hi, Renee! Wow, it looks like Mr. and Mrs. Smith is a real hit with people. I for sure am going to have to check it out! Thanks so much for stopping by!

  20. First I follow via GFC: Ashley Applebee second I would love to re-enact any love scene from Legends of the Fall or Desperado!
    Ashley A

    1. Legends of the Fall, another Brad Pitt movie! He is really heating up the blog today! Thanks so much for stopping by to comment, Ashley!

  21. I rather liked the honeymoon scene from the Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn. Apart from that, I can't seem to think of another one. LOL

    GFC Follower: VanillaOrchids

    1. Uh oh, am I the only person in America who has not seen the Twilight movies? Gulp! Well. i'll take your word for it, Pam. Guess I don't have to ask if you root for Edward or Jacob! Thanks for commenting!

  22. I am looking forward to reading the book. I also follow.

  23. Thanks so much for stopping by, Yvette!

  24. I would probably have to go with the scene from Dirty Dancing where they are practicing their dances and then they end up at his cabin. (I don't watch many movies but was trying to think of an older one that had not be mentioned yet)
    I am looking forward to reading this. Loved the excerpt.
    Liked both the book & your author page on Amazon. And following by GFC: June M.

    manning_J2004 at yahoo dot com

    1. Hi June! I agree that scene from Dirty Dancing was great. I loved that movie when it first came out. The whole dancing thing is so sexy and erotic in itself. Thanks so much for liking, following and commenting!

  25. I would love to act out the scene in Dirty Dancing when they end up in the water after practicing the dancing......I will always and forever love that movie.

    I've like your Amazon author page and the books page :-)

    Thanks for the scene from the book...it sounds hot!

    molly at reviewsbymolly dot com

  26. Yay, another vote for Dirty Dancing! There were so many hot scenes in that movie! Thanks a lot for stopping by, Molly!

  27. GFC Follower: Misha
    Hmm~ hot movie scene, why can't I ever think of these things on command? In my head I see something with Nicole Kidman but I can't think of which movie it was from? Maybe Eyes Wide Shut? Ugh~ not sure but it was hot! xD Sorry!
    Thank you for the chance to win!

    1. Ooh, I remember Eyes Wide Shut--that was when Tom and Nicole were still a couple. Yes, that was one hot movie, and one that hasn't been mentioned yet. Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting, Misha!

  28. Liked Uncollared at Amazon
    GFC - Sherry S.
    I don't watch movies and haven't for over 10 years so I don't have a scene.
    sstrode at scrtc dot com

    1. You could have picked an oldie like I did, but thanks for the like and follow anyway, Sherry! I appreciate your stopping by.

  29. Liked Uncollared #20
    Liked Author page #82

    I would say any movie with Johnny Dep or Chris Hemsworth...I'll make my own scene!
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

    1. Haha, Mel, that's a great idea! What woman doesn't imagine herself the heroine in a sexy scene with a hot hero? Thanks so much for the likes!

  30. I follow on gfc-magic5905
    I can't think of any movies, that I would want to reenact. Thanks.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

    1. Maybe you'd rather come up with your own scene than re-enact someone else's. That's cool, Joy! Thanks a lot for the follow and the comment.

  31. Following blog via email - dmr8888 at yahoo dot com

    Honestly, it has been so long since I've actually been able to watch a movie I can't even think of a scene. I can't wait until December, maybe then I'll have some extra free time when I can handle the noise. Right now, I prefer reading because it is a silent activity.

    Thanks for having the giveaway!

    1. I hope things lighten up for you soon, Alicia. I agree that reading is probably the most fun anyone can have short of, well, you know (wink wink). Thanks for following and for stopping by.

  32. I don't watch many movies with romantic elements in them so very hard to pick a scene that I would love to re-enact especially since the movies I do watch are mostly horrors! I do love scenes where the hero surprises the heroine with a romantic dinner or evening out!

    "Liked" Uncollar on Amazon

    susanmplatt AT hotmail DOT com

    1. I guess there aren't many romantic scenes in horror films, are there? The only one I can think of is Bride of Frankenstein, but she didn't exactly return poor Frankie's affection, did she? LOL. I like those scenes where the hero surprises the heroine, too, because it really shows that he wants to make her happy. Thanks for the like, Susan, and for stopping by.

  33. Sorry, friends, but comments are now closed as we've reached the blog hop deadline. I will soon announce the winner here and on my Facebook page and contact her. Thanks so much everyone who took time to follow or like and leave a comment. And thanks everyone who took part in the Hot in Handcuffs Blog Hop!

  34. And the winner is Sherri V., whose favorite was the scene in 10 Things I Hate About You! I'll be contacting you shortly, Sherri. Thanks so much everyone who stopped by.



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