April 25, 2024



BOOK CLUB: The Dom & The Banker

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By A.A. Lewis

“Intellectual Ink Magazine is delighted to extend heartfelt congratulations to the esteemed author A. A. Lewis on the highly anticipated release of the second installment in The Proposal Series, titled ‘The Banker.’ Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in the captivating world of ‘The Dom,’ the preceding gem in this remarkable series. Prepare to ignite your weekend reads with the literary brilliance of A. A. Lewis—where passion meets intellect.”

Apryl Sharpe has weathered heartbreaks in her past, Brick Woodward being just another man who made promises and shattered them. Unfazed by the familiar disappointment, Apryl, a woman of strength and grace, refuses to let her history with Brick impede her progress. Equipped with the tools, contacts, and a growing book of business to elevate her career, Apryl recognizes the demand for someone with her unique skills and talents.

Brick Woodward introduced Apryl to a world she never knew existed, one beyond the lavish parties and material possessions. In this realm of BDSM, Apryl mastered the dynamics of submission and dominance. Realizing the potential of her specialized skills, she sets out to establish herself as the leader of her own sexual empire. With a clientele of wealthy men, including those introduced by Brick, Apryl aims to maintain her accustomed lifestyle.

Navigating the challenges of dominating both the boardroom and the bedroom, Apryl enjoys financial success and sexual conquests. However, as her past catches up with her, threatening to unveil her secrets, Apryl faces the risk of losing it all. Amidst the web of sex, lies, and spankings, she must strive to keep her thriving business intact. Faced with threats from her past, and familiar faces, Apryl decides to set the record straight, hoping it’s worth the effort.

“The Banker” is the second installment in The Proposal Series, where A. A. Lewis continues the saga with Apryl Sharpe taking the lead. This time, the dynamics of BDSM world become even more electrifying with a woman at the helm. A.A. Lewis maintains their signature style, delivering a narrative filled with drama, sensuality, and unexpected twists. “The Banker” promises a scintillating and enthralling experience, ensuring that fans of The Proposal Series will not be disappointed.

Stephen Bricston Woodward is a complicated man. Born into one of the wealthiest families in New York, Stephen, or as he is known to family and friends “Brick” is the epitome of a white man of privilege. He married rich, abided by the family rules, and even managed to have the standard two children and a dog. With all the riches, material possessions, and power that came along with running the family empire, there wasn’t much that Brick longed for, needed, or desired. That was until his membership to the infamous Phoenix Gentleman’s Club open his eyes to a new world of pleasure.

Brick’s desire to be serviced and dominate over women went from fascination to reality as his fantasy began to play out in real life. The only caveat, all his submissives must be of a lower class. Brick had always been a philanthropist; he saw his fetish as a way to give back to the women he dominated. They would service him sexually, and in return, he would bless them with riches and material things. He would even go as far as elevating them up to a suitable standard so that they could attract a man that could provide for them with the lifestyle he was showing them.

Brick had everything he wanted in life until a chance meeting with his Business Banker changed everything. For Brick, interracial relationships were too taboo to consider. But one look at Apryl Sharpe changed all that. Obsessed with his desire to dominate Apryl, Brick embarks on a quest to make Apryl his. Little did he know, that this course of action will jeopardize everything.

The Dom is the first book in The Proposal Series. Author A.A. Lewis explores the sultry dark side of BDSM and interracial relationships. This journey of lust, power, and dominance will leave you clinging to the edge of your seat. Filled with drama, twists, and turns, The Dom is sure to leave you wanting more.


A.A. Lewis has dedicated her entire life to the pursuit of creativity. Starting off as a child actor, she transitioned into being a student of various art forms, including dance, music, and theater, before ultimately establishing herself as a published author. Originating from the eastern side of Buffalo, NY, A.A. Lewis draws inspiration from the streets of Buffalo (The 716), shaping many of the narratives and characters within her works.

In each of her books, A.A. Lewis skillfully weaves together a distinctive mix of street culture, sophistication, drama, and complexity. Her characters are bold, unapologetic, and leave a lasting impression. Rejecting confinement to a single facet of the urban literary genre, her recent publications, such as “The M.I. L,” “The M & M Chronicles Vol. I,” and “The Dark Side of Light,” showcase the breadth of her exploration into various themes and experiences within black culture.

Away from the writing desk, A.A. Lewis cherishes moments with her husband of 25 years. As a mother of two adult sons and a grandmother, she currently resides in Michigan. Her writing philosophy revolves around creating books that resonate with her own interests, focusing on crafting intricate characters that prompt readers to delve deeper into their stories. A.A. Lewis aims to spark conversations and elicit emotional responses, whether positive or negative, from those who engage with her books.

www.aalewis.net lewisaa716@gmail.com

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