Captain Thomas Edwards - hero of Claimed By The Captain - is very much a man of action: a spank-first-talk-later kind of guy.
Our heroine, Ellen Makepeace, however, believes that rules are made to be broken.
When fate brings them together, they have barely exchanged more than a few words before the following scene unfolds in the Captain's chamber...
He hadn’t expected her to give in easily and so he wasn’t surprised when she attempted to dart past him and get to the door.
“Oh, no, you don’t,” he said, catching her around the waist with one arm. She let out an incoherent cry of outrage and tried in vain to wrench herself free. Thomas could feel her heart pounding against his arm.