'Grey' by EL James: 13 sentences we can show you - and 20 we can't

13 we sentences can show you - and 20 we can't - from 'Grey' by EL James

EL James' new book "Grey" has showed up in our office. And of course we want to share it with you, but the L.A. Times is a family paper, and as you have no doubt guessed, "Grey" has many sex and bondage scenes. So we've come up with a sample: Here are 13 complete sentences from the book, and 20 made safe for work only with a lot of ... ellipses.

"Bastille is the only one who can beat me, and now he wants a pound of flesh on the golf course." - p. 4 [note: He's talking about golf, just golf.]

"As she fumbles and grows more and more flustered, it occurs to me that I could refine her motor skills with the aid of a riding crop." - p. 7.

"Images of her in assorted positions in my playroom flash through my mind: .... ." - p. 9.

"I have a sudden urge to drag her out of her seat, bend her over my knee, spank her, and then...." p. 12

"She really is the whole package: sweet, polite, and beautiful, with all the physical attributes I value in a submissive." - p. 20

"When I glance up, dusk has shrouded my suite in gray shadows." - p. 27

"I could have woken her and ... what a novelty that would have been." - p. 82

"With one hand in her hair holding her place, I run my other ... to ... and ... against...." - p. 104

"She grasps the sheets tightly as I lean down and...." - p. 107

"An on command she ... and she ... into the mattress." - p. 113

"Right now I don't want to think about having propositioned a virgin.... " - p. 115

"Her mouth drops open as she looks from my ... and back again." - p. 125

"Suddenly she ... and ... pleasure." - p. 126

"I'd like you to meet my mother." - p. 131

"Somehow I grab her arms before she can touch me, and ... and ...." - p. 163

"Her petulance is irritating, and were she truly mine, it would not be tolerated." - p. 171

"I could ... to see if she can be quiet." - p. 208

"In a moment of weakness I try Ana's phone once more." p. 220

"I grab her and ... my fingers." - p. 247

"But she shows no mercy as she...." - p. 251

"The image of her ... comes to mind; of her ....; of her tethered to the bed...." - p. 286

"I lead her to the middle of the room, beneth the restraining system. " - p. 312

"Now I will hve to sit through dinner with my parents, knowing my girl is not wearing any underwear." - p. 323

"I resist the urge to...." - p. 349

"And gently ... feeling ... and...." - p. 351

"How the ... can she just waltz into my study and seduce me?" - p. 361

"Lord, she's a goddess." - p. 419

"'That's right, baby,' I whisper, as ...." - p. 427

"In control of the joystick once more, I turn us in the direction of the airfield as we begin to lose altitutde." - p. 444

"I unzip my fly and ...." - p. 477

"Sleep eludes me." - p. 523

"The thought of her body... someone else's ... some.... warmth ... making her giggle...." p. 526

"Can I convince Ana to take me back?" p. 549

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