The Gilded Cuff

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The Gilded Cuff

The Gilded Cuff Every passion has its price Journalist Sophie Ryder has been following Emery Lockwood s story since she was a little girl There has always been something in his haunted eyes that she couldn t resist

  • Title: The Gilded Cuff
  • Author: Lauren Smith
  • ISBN: 9781455532759
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Paperback
  • Every passion has its price .Journalist Sophie Ryder has been following Emery Lockwood s story since she was a little girl There has always been something in his haunted eyes that she couldn t resist and now, when she s certain he holds the key to solving a string of kidnappings, she ll do anything to speak to him Even if it means venturing deep into the seductive woEvery passion has its price .Journalist Sophie Ryder has been following Emery Lockwood s story since she was a little girl There has always been something in his haunted eyes that she couldn t resist and now, when she s certain he holds the key to solving a string of kidnappings, she ll do anything to speak to him Even if it means venturing deep into the seductive world of the Gilded Cuff, a luxurious BDSM club on Long Island s Gold Coast and Emery s personal playground.From the moment Sophie enters his shadowy, sensual domain, Emery Lockwood knows this tantalizing new little sub was meant to belong to him However, Sophie wants from Emery than just pleasure she wants his past And that is something he isn t willing to give no matter who is asking But every moment he spends with Sophie, Emery feels his control slipping and he knows it s only a matter of time before he surrenders to her heart, body, and soul.

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    1. Claire Robinson on said:

      3.5 - ”I don’t want just one night.” Stars.I am a huge fan of Lauren Smith, The Shadows of Stormclyffe hall was one of my top ten PNR reads of 2014, add to that the fact that I fell head over heels in love with her League of Rogues series and I am one smitten kitten for this author.Lauren offers the same immersive and engrossing writing style that I have come to expect with The Gilded Cuff as well as a uniquely different storyline offering thrills, spills, romance, suspense and a little ki [...]

    2. Lauren Smith on said:

      What I loved writing most about The Gilded Cuff was the mansions on Long Island. Digging into the old historical 1920s oil boom mansions on the Gold Coast was fascinating. Some of the most amazing houses ever built were on the Gold Coast and only a few have survived since the 1920s and haven't been destroyed. The way the houses were built, and the extravagence and opulence that went into their building and the types of parties that happened there were unbelieveable. I wanted to capture that Grea [...]

    3. Michelle on said:

      Copy Provided by author in exchange for an honest reviewSo last year, I was scrolling through my kindle trying to decide what book should I read. All I knew, I was looking for some quick read. And so when I finally decided to read this book titled Forbidden, I found myself practically inhaling it. I was hooked and had to research who is this Lauren Smith. So after a few messages exchanged, I practically adored this author. And so when Lauren messaged me if I was interested in reading her other s [...]

    4. Pyper Diangelo on said:

      O.M.G Where do I begin with book!? How about that I didn't want it to end!This right here is what we have been craving for, it's everything FOSG wasn't (I know I know some people think that books the cats meow. Not me.) The information on the bdsm lifestyle is accurate. Drive me nuts when you see books out there that fail to portray the lifestyle correctly. This does, even has some break down scenes which I appreciated that detail. Like in the first chapter when Sophia enters the club, they as h [...]

    5. Lustful Literature on said:

      **JOSIE'S REVIEW**I want to start off by saying this book was nothing at all like I expected. It was by far more than I imagined. I have never read a book by Lauren Smith, but I have added her to my and author lists.I thought The Gilded Cuff was just a BDSM book but it was much more than that. The author gives readers a REAL STORY that grabbed me at the first page up until the very end. Yes we have some really kinky, steamy sex but the author also gives readers suspense, danger, mystery and a [...]

    6. Nadine Bookaholic on said:

      What a beautifully written heartbreaking story. I can't go into to much of the story without giving certain things away so I will say that Emery Lockwood has become reclusive due to events that happened as a child, one of the only times he ventures out is to go to a luxurious BDSM club on Long Island’s Gold Coast "The Gilded Cuff". Sophie Ryder is a Journalist that digs deep and helps the police solve kidnapping cases. When Emery and Sophie meet at "The Gilded Cuff" there is such an attraction [...]

    7. Jennifer on said:

      Received an ARC for reviewFirst book I've read by Ms. Smith, but so won't be the last. This book was just amazing from the first scene with Emery and Sophia at the club till the preview of Fenn. It had suspense, love, BDSM, action, mystery. I just loved it, and can't wait for book two. I hope there are more than three books planned because we met so many great secondary friends that I want to know more about.

    8. Patty McKenna Van Hulle on said:

      Checkout my 5 fingers up & 10 toes review on my new review site, Flame Resistant Undies Romance Reviews.flameresistantundiesromancARC given for my honest review.

    9. 1-Click Addict Support Group on said:

      The Gilded Cuff blew me away!! It was so much more and better than I expected it would be. It was magnificent and I wholeheartedly loved it!Sophie Ryder is obsessed with Emery Lockwood's past. She believes that he can give her clues to help solve a kidnapping case and she'll do whatever it takes to talk to him, even if she has to go into a BDSM club to do it. No matter how much his story has fascinated her, nothing can prepare her for how the man himself captivates her mind, body, and soul.Emery [...]

    10. Nicole Laverdure on said:

      Gripping! Thrilling! Enthralling! 6 starsTHE GILDED CUFF is an excellent blend of eroticism and suspense! Amazing debut for Lauren Smith's new series Surrender! You have the perfect mix of a hot romance and a well-plotted story with a suspenseful twist and a light touch of BDSM! Who doesn't love a bad boy hero? This book grabbed me from the first page! The chemistry between Sophie Ryder and Emery Lockwood is explosive! I love Lauren Smith's books and this one was a real treat! Hope you enjoy it [...]

    11. Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog on said:

      5 Stars! What an amazing book. This book was crazy good y'all. It was sexy, seductive, suspenseful, and full of twists and turns at every page. This book captivated me from the very first page and didn't let me go until the very end. I will admit this is my first book by this author and surely won't be my last. I cannot wait for more from this next sexy and suspenseful new series that will take you on a ride that pushes your boundaries and makes you step outside of the box.This is Emery and Soph [...]

    12. Miranda on said:

      The feel of Emery's mouth on hers, his arms around her body holding her protectively, flooded her with strength and hope.3.5 starsThis is so much different than what I thought it would be. Sure, I thought there would be some sex in it, but the other I was quite surprised. It's adventurous, a thriller, and mysterious.Kept me on the edge of my seat until the very end. And oh my, I cannot wait to read the second book in this series! It looks like it will be amazing! **ARC graciously provided by For [...]

    13. Kiltsandswords on said:

      The Gilded Cuff by Lauren SmithOverview by :Every passion has its price . . .Journalist Sophie Ryder has been following Emery Lockwood's story since she was a little girl. There has always been something in his haunted eyes that she couldn't resist and now, when she's certain he holds the key to solving a string of kidnappings, she'll do anything to speak to him. Even if it means venturing deep into the seductive world of the Gilded Cuff, a luxurious BDSM club on Long Island's Gold Coast and Eme [...]

    14. Christina on said:

      If you read the blurb and think that you’re looking at a straightforward BDSM/Erotica book, think again. I’d have to say that this is more Mystery with some BDSM/Erotica elements. For example, there is “literally” ONE scene in the club and it’s in the first chapter. Ok, now that I’ve gotten THAT out of the way. This was actually a really good read. I was completely drawn in from the beginning and once I hit the 3rd chapter I was hooked. Being an investigative journalist, Sophie finds [...]

    15. Sylvia on said:

      This is the first book of the Gilded Series. Ms. Smith captured your attention from page one. You will be suck in Emery's marred hermitic world. Emery Lockwood is a tortured lost soul that is haunted by the kidnapping of himself and his twin. Sophie Ryder comes into his life like a shining lustrous ray of hope which he sees the same hurt and agony with her eyes. Their undeniable love grows between kindred spirits pulled together by tragedy in their life. There is enough stream to even out the wo [...]

    16. Amira on said:

      Really enjoyed this story. I love a tortured soul and Emery was delicious for me. More detail review to come!

    17. TeriLyn on said:

      3 "Teach me to be strong." StarsReading The Gilded Cuff came about after requesting and receiving book two of this series on NetGalley. Several bloggers I follow rated this one high so I was excited to get to it. I liked this book. I liked the plot line especially. It was intriguing and interesting. Lauren Smith writes quite colorfully providing detailed descriptions of places and people she's depicting in her stories. I really loved that aspect of reading this book because there were times the [...]

    18. Rhenna Morgan on said:

      This is gonna be a lovely series. It's got all of Lauren's trademark writing style, but crosses over into contemporary quite nicely. It's not in your face BDSM/erotica, but subtle and sexy, focusing on the underlying trust necessary in a Dom/sub relationship.I also loved the way Lauren wove backstory (old newspaper articles) in with the current story. Very creative. The characters were great and definitely laid a strong foundation for the remainder of the series.Looking forward to seeing who's u [...]

    19. Maureen on said:

      When I began reading ‘The Gilded Cuff’ I was a little surprised about the beginning. We meet Sophie, a journalist, when she tries to get in contact with Emery Lockwood in a luxurious BDSM club on Long Island. Sophie has felt an connection with Emery ever since she found out about his past and the tragic event in which he lost his twin brother, and now she desperately needs to find him because she thinks his life is in danger. Like I said, I was surprised about the beginning being in a BDSM c [...]

    20. Seanna Yeager on said:

      Lauren Smith is one of my new favorite authors.I couldn't wait to try out her contemporary book, The Gilded Cuff. It did not disappoint. Really well written, characters with depth, and so much passion.Hot, hot, hot!I can't wait for the next one in the series!!!

    21. Mary~❤️~DBO on said:

      2 STARSI know I'm fucked up in the head. But that's me. I love the books were the action occurs in a sex club, I love the menage' books, dark, dirty and mindfuck.But unfortunately, for me, this book action didn't occur in the sex club, and it hasn't had a menage'.DamnSophie is a journalist and has one obsession.Emery Lockwood.Emery has a very painfully past. He thought he got away, but he is mistaken. Emery had a twin brother. They both were kidnapped when they were kids, and Emery made it out a [...]

    22. MsRomanticReads on said:

      Somewhere inside this club, a man’s life was hanging by a thread and she would save him and get the story of the century.My first new to me author read of the new year, and I’m so glad I came across this. Granted, the cover trend of using a single inanimate object (a key, jewelry or some random, inanimate object) is rather uninspired, but the story inside was right up my alley. An investigative journalist, a reclusive CEO and a twenty-five year old unsolved kidnapping made for one sexy story [...]

    23. Trader (RedHotBlueReads) on said:

      When I read the synopsis to The Gilded Cuff, I thought this was going to be more of an erotic romance, but after reading the book, it seemed to me to be more romantic suspense with BDSM elements. That was okay for me though, because I really liked both the suspense plot and the romance between the main characters. For me, the best part of The Gilded Cuff was Sophie and Emery. From the very moment they meet at the BDSM club, there’s definite heat between these two. I loved the opening scene at [...]

    24. She Hearts Books on said:

      The Gilded Cuff is jam packed with romance and suspense and hooks you from the very first page not letting go until the very end.Sophie is an investigative reporter wanting to know more about what happened to two boys who were taken years ago. She needs to do so for two reasons. One to save the now grown man who is still in danger and to ease the pain and guilt she suffers because of something that happened when she was a child. She arranges to go to the BDSM club that Emery is a member of in or [...]

    25. Samaris Creech on said:

      Sophie has been haunted by the loss of her friend for years and has made it her life’s mission to help others that have been or are currently in the same situation all in honor of the friend she feels she failed to save so long ago. When she runs across Emery’’s story she gets the sense that this man who has survived the worst tragedy imaginable may still be in danger and is hell bent on saving him if it is the last thing she does. To gain his trust she must go outside of her comfort zone [...]

    26. Allison on said:

      As a investigative journalist, Sophia strives to capture criminals and seeks to help to set the souls of the victims free. Now her solving her lifetime obsession over the kidnapping victims, Emery and Fenn Lockwood, is just outside her reach. She is prepared to do whatever it takes to earn the trust of the only Lockwood survivor, Emery, in hopes he will allow her to tell the world his story. And she means anything even if anything is allowing herself to be captured is the world of BDSM.Wow this [...]

    27. Marina (Living In Our Own Story) on said:

      Well, DAMN!!!That's definitely another addition to my must read authors and series :) I immensely enjoyed reading this first book in the Surrender series. The story was intriguing and fascinating, peppered with dangers, romance, hotness and suspense. The action is fast paced and there isn't even a moment in which you can get bored. It kept me on my toes nearly 100% of the time. Both, Emery and Sophie, are enchanting characters that gained my compassion from the first few words. They are well dev [...]

    28. Indie Editor Nancy on said:

      I have found a new go to author! This author writes with beautiful and colourful words, she paints a dynamic picture for the reader of every scene and emotion. The very original storyline was intriguing, exciting and interesting to read. I found it difficult to put this book down, it is a very good length too which I like in a novel. Each chapter starts with a New York Times news blurb, to remind the reader of the crime that this book is based on.The main characters Sophie and Emery, are damaged [...]

    29. Gemma Weir on said:

      Check out more of my reviews on my blog gemmareadstooomuchThe Gilded Cuff is book #1 in the Surrender series and the first book I have read by this author. I was gifted a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review so here goes…I enjoyed this book it’s a mix of drama and erotic romance and that totally worked for me!!!!Sophie is tenacious, she has drive and is compelled to meet Emery and help him, at the start I wasn’t sure if I liked her but she definitely grew on me as the book pr [...]

    30. LaVida Brisco - One Last Page Book Blog on said:

      Unlikely HeroThis was truly a touching and emotionally gripping read from Lauren Smith. Emery and Sophie's story is one of sadness, devastation, hope, growth, and unconditional love. Kidnapped at a young age along with his twin brother Fenn, Emery is absolutely devastated when he is the only one to return . Once back he pushed away those who loves him until he meets Sophie Ryder at the GILDED CUFF. Sophie who is a investigative journalist is struggling with her own demons from her childhood that [...]

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