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The inspiration behind Business Pleasures was to tell a story of a woman’s gain of independence and how she learned to love and trust again. Domestic violence is real and effect so many women, and men. It doesn’t always involve physical abuse. Emotional and verbal abuse are just as painful. The only difference is the scars are warn on the inside.
I was a victim of emotional, verbal, and sexual abuse from my first marriage. Married out of high school with a baby on the way. Thought life was great. Until about six months in. It started off slow. And I truly believe that if I had stayed, it would had turned physical. I was young and naive and thought it wasn’t abuse because he didn’t hit me. I was isolated from my friends that weren’t his friends. He broke down my self-esteem. My only life were my kids.
I didn’t leave at first because I was afraid of be alone. Because I as kept inside “his” bubble. Then there was the kids. They need their father, right? Not if he’s a deadbeat abusive ass.
My wakeup call was when he spent 2 weeks in jail for drug possession. I was on my own for two weeks. No one telling me that I’m worthless and no one spending my money. I filed for divorce and got out.
About a year and a half later I met my current husband. He showers me with everything I didn’t have. I’m now pleasantly spoiled and cooed over like a woman should be. We think alike, even finish each other’s sentences. We’ve been together for almost 14 years now and in love as much, if not more, than the day we started dating.
Aimee’s story is based off of my happy ever after. It is not my story, but similar in the fact that she found her strength and independence with the support of her family. Her hero is everything she deserves and more.
There are happy ever afters for abuse victims.
Title: Business Pleasures
Author: Lia Davis
Series: Pleasures of the Heart, book 1
Genre: Erotic Contemporary
Heat level: 5 Flames
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Aimee Monroe never considered dating her boss. She needs a new beginning, not a big mistake. However, when the handsome, business lawyer, Kenton McDonnell, ask her to a dinner date with a new client and his wife, she finds it hard to say no. After one incredible night with Kenton, her attempt for a fresh start is ripped away when she returns home to find her abusive ex-husband waiting for her.Kenton has wanted Aimee since the day she walked into the interview. Now he has the chance to make her his and nothing or no one is going to stand in his way. Especially not the ex-husband newly released from prison who has revenge in his sights.
Lia Davis is the author of the bestselling shifter series, Ashwood Falls, a mother to two young adults and three kitties, a wife to her soul mate, and co-owner to Fated Desires Publishing, LLC. She and her family live in Northeast Florida battling hurricanes and very humid summers. But it’s her home and she loves it!
An accounting major, Lia has always been a dreamer with a very active imagination. The wheels in her head never stop. She ventured into the world of writing and publishing in 2008 and loves it more than she imagined. Writing is stress reliever that allows her to go off in her corner of the house and enter into another world that she created, leaving real life where it belongs.Her favorite things are spending time with family, traveling, reading, writing, chocolate, coffee, nature and hanging out with her kitties.
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