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A Review of

Master of Silk

by Gia Dawn




This erotic romance novel features as its main character a woman who works as a doctor by day, a belly dancer by night. Master of Silk



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Master of Silk


Gia Dawn




Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc


Romance Novel



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Dr. Isabella Seda works as a physician by day, and as the belly dancer named Silk by night. In her belly dance persona, she disguises herself to avoid having the world learn about Dr. Seda's secret life. A dashing Iraqi man named Zayne comes to her for his medical care by day, and comes to watch her dance in her disguise by night. She believes that he doesn't know that Dr. Seda and the dancer Silk are one and the same, but is she right?

Isabella faces an ethical dilemma when Zayne invites her Silk persona to join him for an evening of passion at a local fetish club. As his doctor, should she refuse? Or, as a woman who responds to his smoldering gaze, should she accept? Of course, she decides to accept, just this once....



Is It Right for You?


You Will Probably Enjoy This Book If...

  • You enjoy erotic romance fiction with a touch of light bondage action.
  • You would enjoy a fiction book that features a belly dancer as the central character.


This Book Probably Isn't Right for You If...

  • You dislike books with predictable plots.
  • You prefer romance novels whose sex scenes are not explicit.
  • You would be really annoyed by descriptions of belly dancing that show that the author's understanding of our art form is superficial at best.



What I Liked, What I Didn't


What I Liked:

  • It's a nice little romance story.
  • The erotic scenes are about the right length - long enough to satisfy readers who are looking for a bit of erotica, but not long enough to drag down the story.


What I Didn't Like:

  • The story line is much too predictable.
  • The descriptions of her dance performances and her costumes are cringe-worthy. I get the impression the author did some casual web-searching on belly dance costumes and described what she found, without really understanding what types of costumes a dancer might actually wear for various types of gigs.




I've read better erotic fiction than this, but I've also seen worse. The romantic story line is kind of sweet, but also very predictable. The book contains a handful of explicit sex scenes, and therefore wouldn't be suitable for younger readers, or for those who prefer the romance to be described more subtly.




There is nothing to disclose. I have never had any contact with anyone associated with this book.



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