Last but definitely not least, we have Mr. Grey himself!

When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, she finds him attractive, enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly, she tries to put Grey out of her mind – until he happens to turn up at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time.

The unworldly, innocent Ana is shocked to realize she wants this man, and when he warns her to keep her distance it only makes her more desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her – but on his own terms.

Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success – his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving adoptive family – Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a passionate, physical and daring affair, Ana learns more about her own dark desires, as well as the Christian Grey hidden away from public scrutiny.

Can their relationship transcend physical passion? Will Ana find it in herself to submit to the self-indulgent Master? And if she does, will she still love what she finds?

Erotic, amusing, and deeply moving, the Fifty Shades Trilogy is a tale that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever.

Christian Grey… Fifty Shades of Kinky Fuckery

Although I am the least knowledgeable person about Doms here at Under the Covers, I do know one thing; Christian Grey makes me, an innocent suburban housewife *snickers* hot, horny and searching the internet for floggers. In fact, Christian Grey is dominating the world, he has women all over the globe shifting in their seats and fantasizing about a spanking in the infamous Red Room of Pain.
But what is it about Mr Grey that has us begging him for more? I think it is his gorgeous good looks *swoon* and the aura of power and control he carries around him; he is master not only in the bedroom but in the world as well. He can make his subs trust themselves to him, and know that he will take care of them and give them what they need.

Christian Grey, is the perfect Dom, he puts the FUCK in Kinkery Fuckery and has dominated my attention from the moment I picked up the book. It is his demeanor, looks, arrogance, but mostly it is how he made me feel, totally willing to submit.

~ Angela
Under the Covers

Dominate Christian Grey is every girls dream man and every mans nightmare. He’s the brooding dark sexy man who is ridiculously wealthy, and can make you swoon with just one look from his beautiful searing eyes. Christian doesn’t take no from anyone- his family, his employees- or in the bedroom. It’s his way or the highway. Even with Christian’s authoritative bossy hard attitude on the exterior, he was a soft dom with Ana on the interior. He didn’t have that hard bite most dom males have, thus making him more attractive.

When Christian tells Ana he is fifty shades of fucked up, he truly is. I think that is one of the reasons we find him so appealing. He has this hard shell that no one can penetrate because he won’t let anyone in. He is secretive and yet Ana mysteriously works her way into his heart when no one else was able to. A heart he thinks turned black and died long ago from his traumatic childhood.

Ana is not his normal woman, yet he wants her with a vengeance. He wanted to show Ana the world and make her feel special. He took her places he took no one else. He showed her sides no one else got to see of him. He played games and joked with her. He gave Ana the flowers and chocolates she wanted and more, pushing the boundaries ever so slightly. It scared Christian how much he pushed and Ana took. He didn’t want Ana to end up fucked up like him. I think all of this showed a very vulnerable side of him which made us fall in love even more. Even though he tried to be hard, Christian was very endearing.

One thing I loved about Fifty was the way he wore his opened ripped jeans low on his hips with his bare feet and his just fucked hair. Baby’s got swagger! I LOVED the email exchange! It was a favorite part and I looked forward to them.


What readers had to say:

He exudes power and control.

He’s hot, need I say more? He knows how to take charge, how to please a woman and how to love his woman with all his heart.

I just love my Fifty!

I think the fact that He’s a bit broken makes Him more attractive and a bit vulnerable Himself, and after a while He’s not afraid to show that vulnerability.

He never gives up! He lets go of some of what He needs in order to give Anastasia what she needs.


You’ve heard what we all had to say.  We would like to thank all the readers who nominated their favorite Doms.  There were a lot of other great Doms that didn’t make the list, but there’s always next year!  We would also like to thank Kallypso Masters, Cherise Sinclair and Shayla Black for working with us on this and taking some time to get their Doms involved in this contest.  And a special thanks goes out to Kelly from Books-n-Kisses and Taryn from My Secret Romance Book Reviews, our blogger friends who came to bat for some of our nominees.  NOW CAST YOUR VOTES!  Voting closes July 31, 2012 at midnight EST.

Still don’t know who to vote for?  Here are the links to the other four contestants: 

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  1. OMG where did you get that picture of Ian as Christian? hubba hubba!

    I still voted for Adam instead but Ian would make a fabulous Christian. Its like he posed in that picture for Fifty.
    You guys always have amazing pics and graphics.

  2. I have to say I was spoiled by reading about Marcus and Adam first because Christian was SO not my cup of tea. So that part was easy.

    Now I have to pick between Adam and Marcus……. How does one do that?

  3. As I have not read this one yet.. I know I must be the only one, but I just got my copy from the library. But I am sure that I will have an opinion later on..
    But I would have to say that Adam Montague would be my choice…

  4. Having read all four series’, I’m not sure how Christian Grey even made the list. Logan was lust worthy, but the competition was definitely between Masters Adam and Marcus. It’s how they respect their subs and understand where the true power in the D/s relationship lies. My vote was for Master Adam because he gave the most to his country, his friends, and the woman he thought he wasn’t supposed to love.

  5. I feel bad but 50 Shades is the only one I’ve read so far–but this contest (?) had me running out to buy the other books ^_^ Maybe my answer will change for next time

  6. Frankly, this ol’ lady says Ian can be any Dom he wishes. Whew! I’ve got to take it down a notch just to vote!

    It wasn’t difficult – I voted for Master Marcus – he generally rocks it right.

  7. I was really torn between Adam and Marcus. They are both great characters. I think Adam has more growth still so I picked him. But it was a close thing!

  8. It almost wasn’t fair to make me chose between Master Adam and Master Marcus, but like others while Master Marcus and his relationship with Gabi is just awesome; Master Adam just haves more of what makes me squirm and want to fall to my knees. Plus he does Shibari. *quivers*

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