Belted by C. J. Graves. The book needed some solid editing and smoothing of the story line. The plot was relatively predictable based on cliched and one-dimensional characters. I could not get over the title of Belted and a main character named Chastity. Chastity belt? Really, is that what this is about? A decent editor would have helped to limit some of the "howlers" in this one.
6. That Chastity Belts were used to prevent women from having sex. The story goes that when medieval lords went on crusade, they would make sure their wives would not have sex by enclosing their waists in a locked belt. The truth is that chastity belts were never used in the Middle Ages, and that they first became popular in the 19th-century as part of that period's fascination with instruments of torture from medieval times.
Cartier Love Bracelets This arm jewel has a beautiful and enriching story. The Love Bracelet was first launched in 1969 by designer Aldo Cipullo. The Cartier designer was said to have a fascination with the tale of medieval warriors who locked up their wives using metal chastity belts meant to prove their loyalty while the warrior was traveling. The design of the bracelet comes in two equal halves, accompanied by a screwdriver to lock it around your loved one’s wrist. It is usually…
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