Jul 14 2013

A Review of Bound by The Daughters of Lilith by J. Anthony Towner

Bound by The Daughters of Lilith by J. Anthony Towner

Bound by The Daughters of Lilith by J. Anthony Towner

I decided to take a chance on a book that clearly, and I mean, clearly, had some BDSM themes in it. I took that chance because there was the promise of some Succubi in the story… I have to say that it wasn’t anything close to what I hoped for however…

  • Title: Bound by The Daughters of Lilith
  • Author: J. Anthony Towner
  • Publishing Date: August 1, 2012
  • Length: 15 Pages
  • ASIN: B008RSCN0C
  • This work at Amazon.com

The story tells of:

Ever wondered what it would be like to have sex with a succubus? Josh didn’t know what he was getting into. His bachelor party was canned by his fiance and Josh was a little lost. His buddies come along and set him up the party of his life, not physically but spiritually. Join Josh at his side to experience the most erotic BDSM experience of his life.

Josh is getting married, his fiancé doesn’t like the idea of a stag party because she wants him to remain true to her, so his friend tells him he knows someone that can summon a Succubus for him and he can have a good time in his dreams and she’ll never know.

As a story idea, that actually isn’t a bad one, the problem here is the telling of the story in more ways than one. The story tries to be a hot flash, but it really doesn’t get to be one. There are a lot of spelling errors, a lot of moments where the speech seems very rote, the grammar is very ugly sometimes as well.

Then we come to the erotic moments themselves and… well they aren’t. I didn’t feel any heat in the story, I didn’t see any of the Succubi being Succubi. No horns or tails or anything that really made them Succubi except for them appearing in dreams. I didn’t care for any of them either, they were written as stereotypical sex puppets for the most part with a dash of cruelty so that some BDSM could appear.

But BDSM isn’t simply pain or humiliation or similar things, but in this story that seems to be the focus of the story. So for me personally, it just didn’t do anything for me and I don’t believe that it would for those that like BDSM stories.

I also have problems with the ending of the story that feels wrong. I won’t spoil it, but, really, it just makes the entire story to that point meaningless and that’s a shame. It could have been much better and more interesting if there was some character development, some story telling, but most of all, some care taken to fix all of the errors in this work before it was published.

One pitchfork out of five.

Needs a huge amount of editing and spell checking. Not that hot for me personally either for all of the errors in it. So, honestly, nothing to see here if you are looking for Succubi…




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    I’m not a big fan of shallow BDSM novels. BDSM is supposed to be about the Dom and sub working together, deriving mutual pleasure from the act of one person willing giving control to the other. If I wanted to see someone get beat up I’d watch a kickboxing match.

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    Okay, so none of the characters are likeable (including Josh for going behind his fiancée’s back and the fiancée for being so controlling), the sex is poorly done, the narrative has no good place to go, and the thing is poorly written, to boot. Thanks for taking the bullet for us, Your Majesty.

    Stuff like this is the problem with the democratization of e-publishing. Real publishers with real standards weed a lot of this out.

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    Part of my problem I admit over the whole thing…


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    Or editors… I know of one that I am thankful for…


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