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Best Women's Erotica 2014 by Violet Blue (Editor)
Best Women’s Erotica 2014 delivers risky, romantic, and heart-pounding thrills. Joyful, daring, and authentic, these steamy stories revel in erotic adventure, from the sparks between strangers to the knowing caresses of long-time lovers. These stories are not merely erotic, but filled with strong characters and clever narratives showing how sexual experience is different for everyone. This anthology is a a glorious celebration of the finest and friskiest female erotic fiction today.
Carefully curated by sex guru Violet Blue, these stories celebrate the sensations of falling in lust and the electrifying thrills of sexual passion. What this award-winning editor does best is add a twist of spice and the unexpected; she reads hundreds of stories to come up with the the very best of the year, just for your reading pleasure. So, lay back and enjoy the ride.
Lust in Latex: Rubber Sex Stories by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Editor)
Editrix extraordinaire Rachel Kramer Bussel tried on a latex dress and instantly discovered the very special and very sensual pleasures of fetish fashion, "It was way better than being naked. I felt divine, trapped inside this sleek, erotic cave. I never wanted to get out." Thus inspired, she set about collecting the sinfully seductive stories in Lust in Latex.
Big Book of Orgasms: 69 Sexy Stories by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Ed)
What happens when you bring together 69 authors sharing their hottest orgasm stories? If you have a top notch erotica editor like Rachel Kramer Bussel, you get The Big Book of Orgasms! This climactic collection captures top erotica writers serving up steamy scenarios all focused on The Big O. Whether getting off from exhibitionism, voyeurism, or a very special pair of blue jeans, the characters in The Big Book of Orgasms explore all sorts of ways they can come, with lovers who range from sweet to sweetly sadistic. Go "Under The Table" with Elizabeth Coldwell and cheer for "The Pink Team" by Kelly Rand. Discover the thrill of hot wax and even hotter sex; the 69 short stories collected here bring the heat on every page! From Orgasmic editor Rachel Kramer Bussel, with a foreword by Ecstasy is Necessary author Barbara Carrellas, these are climaxes you'll want to relive again and again.
The Princess and the Outlaw by Jean Roberta
The women awaiting you in these pages might be fierce Amazons in ancient Greece, maidens and princesses of the medieval era, ingenues like Alice awaiting new and more sensual adventures beyond the rabbit hole, or outlaws and pirates. But each and every one is open to the delights and passions of flesh and fantasy.
Most of the couplings are with other women—friends, confidantes, instructors, lovers—but the wealth of erotic encounters is not solely confined to the Sapphic. These are, after all, a selection of erotist Jean Roberta’s finer historical short tales. So do not fear a bit of prick for the open petals which may be parted by another woman's hand. Embrace what we all have down below, what we choose to expose and explore.
Bedded Bliss: A Couple's Guide to Lust Ever After by Kristina Wright (Ed)
Bedded Bliss: A Couple's Guide to Lust Ever After takes a peek behind the closed doors of married and committed couples to find out what makes long-term lust last. Award-winning author and editor Kristina Wright curates a collection of sexy and powerful erotic fiction and memoir from some of the top authors in the genre, all of whom are in committed relationships ranging from five to over thirty years. Wright contributes her own thoughtful insights and advice gleaned from her twenty-two year marriage and successful career tapping into the erotic fantasies of readers.
Bedded Bliss entertains, educates and encourages couples to remember the reasons they fell in love and lust—and reminds them of all the reasons to stay there, lustfully ever after!
Baby Got Back: Anal Erotica by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Ed)
Baby Got Back is a stimulating set of page-turning stories of anal fun. Rachel Kramer Bussel has edited some of the bestselling erotica books in the business and this is her first book devoted to all manner of backdoor pleasures. These daring and, dare we say, cheeky sex stories have a lot of variety. plenty of excitement and offer much erotic inspiration.
Fling: A BDSM Erotica Anthology by Sara Fawkes, Cathryn Fox, & Lauren Hawkeye
Unleash your kinky side with three tales of BDSM romance in an exclusive Mediterranean sex resort from three hot erotica writers, including New York Times bestseller Sara Fawkes' Take Me. The minute sexy hotel manager Alexander Stavros spots shy, sweet Kate Swansea at the Mancusi resort, he can tell she's begging for release. This Dom is the perfect man to help her . . . if she's willing to let go of her inhibitions and enjoy the ride.
Teach Me by Cathryn Fox There's nothing Luca Mancusi loves more than lingerie. So much so, he's made it his business. Fashion design intern Josie Pelletier is supposed to be negotiating a deal with him, but as talks heat up, he can't wait to teach her the ways of business . . . and BDSM.
Tame Me by Lauren Hawkeye CEO Marco Kennedy can't help being drawn to Ariel Monroe. When he follows the pop star abroad to the Mancusi resort, she agrees to a deal: He'll win her as a sub through pleasure . . . or he'll disappear from her life. Ariel's game . . . just as long as she doesn't lose her heart, too.
High Octane Heroes: Erotic Romance for Women by Delilah Devlin (Ed)
What is it about heroes like Superman, Iron Man or Thor that revs our engines like no other? Is it the suit? The manly physique? Or is it the courage they display, wading in where others fear to go, to save the damsel, the city, the Earth? Are there real-life heroes who inspire the same lustful fascination? Kickass iconic heroes who enter danger zones in the name of duty, honor, country--or maybe love--who conjure images of hard, chiseled bodies, deadly glares and camouflaged features?
Smokin' Hot Firemen: Erotic Romance Stories for Women by Delilah Devlin (Ed)
Who can melt any woman's heart with a single smile? The sexiest icon of all - a fireman! They enter fiery structures with selfless courage—the very definition of the word “hero.” Women understand their allure... A soot-covered face, sweat dripping from hard, chiseled muscles, the sharp snap of suspenders — yes, only a fireman can make suspenders sexy! Delilah Devlin's burning-hot book includes thrilling stories teeming with gorgeous firemen from some of today’s hottest romance writers.
In “Saving Charlotte,” Sabrina York’s firefighting Dom rescues a woman tied to a red-hot bed; from Cathryn Fox comes “Temperature Rising” where a fire chief fulfills some very steamy fantasies; Elle James’s “Chasing Fire” sees a daring smoke-jumper parachuting into the hot zone of a forest fire then setting his girlfriend ablaze with erotic heat; and Magic Mike ain’t got nothin’ on Delilah’s own fireman-turned-exotic-dancer-for-a-night “Johnny Blaze.”
The Mammoth Book of Quick & Dirty Erotica by Maxim Jakubowski (Ed)
Over 130 short, short erotic stories of about 1,500 words each, or over 500 pages of outstanding erotica in bite-sized pieces, exploring the full range of human sensual and sexual experience. Each one of eight sections is devoted to a specific erotic kink, such as spanking, submission, voyeurism, uniforms or bondage, providing an astonishing diversity of erotica between the covers of one book.
Despite its length, this short-form erotica from the world's leading writers remains inventive, provocative, sensual, and above all intelligent. These are sexual adventures to intrigue, shock, puzzle, and both scare and arouse. Mere titillation is never enough.
Serving Him: Sexy Stories of Submission by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Ed)
Who knew that BDSM would become the biggest trend in book publishing? Rachel Kramer Bussel did and has emerged as one of the top writers, editors and experts on the subject. Serving Him pays homage to those irresistible men who control their partners with a glance, a pair of handcuffs, or a firm smack on the bottom.
As true tops, the bossy hunks in these stories understand that erotic BDSM is about exulting in power that is freely yielded. Rachel and her coterie of contributors cover the full range of the male dom’s brand of sensual sadism, from spanking and bondage to public sex and power exchange.
What Happens at the Tavern Stays at the Tavern:
Since Tolkien's time, many authors have taken readers along on elaborate treks through fantastic worlds. In What Happens at the Tavern Stays at the Tavern, we asked writers to tackle the pauses and interstices in a fantasy quest. What kinds of steamy adventures happen behind the scenes, when our heroes and heroines are trekking along their journey?
The word "fantasy" evokes many different responses in people, but the epic fantasy quest is the heart of the genre. Heroes and heroines set off to defeat evil. Haven't you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes, during the downtime the authors gloss over? "What Happens at the Tavern Stays at the Tavern" gives us the peek behind the curtains we've all been waiting for (some of us since the "teaser" excerpt in the Harvard Lampoon's "Bored of the Rings"…).
In her latest anthology, editor Jennifer Levine invites you to escape into a world of fantasy, one where you get magic, warriors, fantasy worlds, and sex.Available at:
Under Her Thumb: Erotic Stories of Female Domination by D. L. King (Ed)
Under Her Thumb: Erotic Stories of Female Domination will whet your appetite for all things Fem Dom. The book is a feast to be savored, whether your desires lean toward the bottom, the top, or you are simply curious. “Quiet” by Andrea Zanin will prepare you for all that is to come, and whether your interests lie in the loving submission of Lawrence Westerman’s “Her Majesty’s Plaything,” boys wrestling for the opportunity to please their mistress in Laura Antoniou’s “Blame Spartacus” or the ultimate domination of Valerie Alexander’s “La Sexorcista,” you will find what you’re looking for, and more – under her thumb.
From a foreword by Midori to stories by greats like Rachel Kramer Bussel, D. L. King, Teresa Noelle Roberts, Dominic Santi and more, you won’t want to put the book down; but you’ll have to – from time to time.
Twice the Pleasure: Bisexual Women's Erotica by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Ed)
Rachel Kramer Bussel is a card-carrying bisexual. She writes about it, talks about it, blogs about it and probably tweets, too. She is in a great relationship with a boyfriend but once you go bi you never to back. Bisexuality is not about keeping your options open, it is about looking at the world and seeing a lot more sexy. In a Huffington Post, she went on record, stating "I think ideally I'd like to have a male lover and a female lover, either a triad situation or one on one."
There is no better erotic mind on the planet better suited to editing Twice the Pleasure than Rachel Kramer Bussel. This big book of bi explores every option -There are girlfriends and wives, husbands and boyfriends, first dates, threesomes and much more here. There's daring and adventure, women taking risks by stepping outside their comfort zones, whether it's by surrendering to a bodyguard in "The State" by Tahira Iqbal or confronting "The Wife" of a male lover in Kay Jaybee's story, only to be confronted right back. The women you'll read about are attracted to strong women like "The Robber Girl" in Lori Selke's story, and men who surprise them with their sensitivity, such as in Bussel's own story, "A Little Fun."
Ageless Erotica by Joan Price (Ed)
Ageless Erotica is a steamy anthology of erotic stories and memoir essays written for a mature audience by writers over the age of 50. Edited by senior sex expert and advocate Joan Price, this collection is full of erotica that seniors can relate to—embracing the agelessness of sexuality while still encompassing the changes that accompany aging. Some selections are tender and loving, while others are edgy and kinky. But whether characters are going solo, having spicy sex with partners they love and have loved for decades, or engaging in casual encounters, every story included in these pages aims to arouse and to rejoice in the sensual side of aging.
Voracious: Erotica for Women by Violet Blue (Ed)
All steamed up and nothing to read? Voracious: Erotica for Women opens a Pandora’s box of pleasures, with scorching encounters, dreamy partners, and heart-pounding thrills that won’t put a run in your fishnets (and a few that will). In Teresa Noelle Roberts’ “Voice of an Angel,” an opera costumer helplessly infatuated with a countertenor — a man who sings a female part in baroque opera —makes interesting discoveries as she measures his inseam. In Susie Hara’s “Puffy Lips,” a refined woman indulges her primitive urge to take what she wants from a modern-day caveman in a dark alley. Kathleen Bradean’s “Chill” describes the lengths to which the heroine will go to enact her unusual, icy fetish at an exclusive “spa.” “Kink was the candy coating that made sex tastier,” she explains. “Fetish was sweet dark chocolate, straight up.”
Stylishly edited by sex guru Violet Blue, these edgy erotic treats showcase the most daring, best-written erotica available. And, like a gorgeous lover, it complements any bedroom decor.
The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 11 by Maxim Jakubowski (Ed)
The most enthralling annual collection of erotica by far with more than 40 pieces of short erotic fiction that you won’t want to put down.
This bound-to-blow-your-mind collection comes from both acclaimed writers and exceptionally hot newcomers from every corner of the world.
Like a Coming Wave: Oceanic Erotica by Andrea Trask (Ed)
The ocean is a vast playground of creatures real and imagined, rife with power and depth. Almost every culture has stories of sea creatures, from gods of water and wave to mermaids to selkies and even creatures still stranger. Many myths concern the meeting of this alien, watery world with the land, the intersection of foreign and known.
Each of these stories explores the sexual side of marine myths in a unique and unusual way. Mermaids and -men, selkies, Greek Gods, and even kraken cavort in these pages, featuring stories from Nisi Shawl, Julie Cox, Marie Carlson, Pepper Espinoza, and more, representing various sexualities and styles.
Cream: The Best of the Erotica Readers and Writers Association by Lisabet Sarai (Ed)
Cream is a selection of short fiction previously published on the website of the renowned Erotica Readers and Writers Association (erotica-readers.com). For ten years, ERWA has offered free, high quality erotic writing by both renowned authors and newcomers. Every month the site publishes a new set of stories and "flash fiction" [erotica under 200 words]. Each month's stories are selected by ERWA editors from dozens of submissions to "Storytime," a subscription-based email list and writing workshop.
Now, for the first time in digital form, Cream features the most arousing and original work that has appeared on ERWA. It includes an introduction by Lisabet and Adrienne Benedicks, owner of ERWA, and of course, a story by Lisabet. Five different theme sections such as "La Petite Mort," "Erotic Sci Fi", "A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words", "Swinging and Swapping," and "Humorous Erotica," with several stories in each, comprise the bulk of the book. Also included is a non-theme section of general erotica, and a section of "flashers."Available at:
The Big Book of Bondage: Sexy Tales of Erotic Restraint by Alison Tyler (Ed)
Surrender to your fantasies. Every submissive willingly does: bound and helpless, expecting the ecstasy of her master's lash. Never mind the leather—clothed or naked, she is stripped down to only the most basic physical and emotional need, completely exposed. But it’s this swirl of sensations and feelings that combine in a perfect storm of kink and makes the seemingly impossible not only occur, but happen in a way that creates a sexy good time for everyone involved. The sensual stories that Alison Tyler has assembled in this collection delve into the dynamics of relationships filled with such unrestrained passion, revealing a world of beautiful contradictions that will thrill and inspire you. Some of these tales show how the everyday can be instantly transformed into pulse-quickening moments laced with eroticism.
Only You: Erotic Romance for Couples by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Ed)
Readers may know Rachel Kramer Bussel best as the preeminent spanking aficionado in the northern hemisphere but she is really a die-hard romantic at heart. Rachel's erotic romance anthologies Passion, Obsessed, and Irresistible have garnered rave review and explore the racier side of romance.
The couples in Only You are happy, but looking for something more to add some sizzle to their relationships. They don't want to just go along for the ride, but to take control and see how daring they can be. Whether it's a "Mom's Night Out" in a sexy hotel suite, some "In-Flight Entertainment" or a delicious "Cook's Treat," these lovers know how to do whatever it takes to bring their romance back to a high flame. From makeup sex to a real estate rendezvous, a virgin to a political candidate to coworkers who simply can't keep their hands off each other, Only You showcases 20 stories that are as loving as there are lusty. Curl up and find out how they make love—and make love last.
Coming Together: In Vein by Lisabet Sarai (Ed)
Let's face it. Vampires are sexy. Something about the undead stirs up our juices. Perhaps it's their irresistible power. Even when we know the danger, we're so very tempted to surrender to their all-consuming lust. Maybe we want to comfort them, to save them a lonely, bloody eternity. Maybe we secretly crave immortality ourselves.Vampires are frequently portrayed as evil or at least amoral, viewing humanity from the jaded perspective of centuries. Now, though, vampires are doing their part to save the world. Coming Together: In Vein is a brand new collection of vampire-themed erotica and erotic romance edited by Lisabet Sarai. All sales of this novel-length volume support Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières). The list of contributors includes erotica and erotic romance luminaries, every one of whom authors has provided his or her work free of charge, to support the charitable aims of the project.
Duty and Desire: Military Erotic Romance by Kristina Wright (Ed)
The only thing stronger than the call of duty is the call of desire! This anthology of military erotic romance serves up a team of hot-blooded men (and women) from every branch of the military who serve their country and follow their hearts wherever they might be stationed. When the mission is done, the unit is recalled or the ship pulls into port, they set their sights on a new target—the pursuit of passion and love. In and out of uniform, stateside and abroad, these military warriors meet passion and danger head on. All’s fair in love and war—in and out of uniform.
Edited and with stories by Kristina Wright, wife of a Lieutenant in the US Navy, Duty and Desire includes stories of U.S. soldiers, sailors, aviators, Marines and Special Forces (Navy SEALs, Army Rangers, and many more. Uniforms have never been sexier!
Like a Breath of Flame: Erotic Tales of Dragons by Cosmin Alexander (Ed)
Dragons are present across almost all human culture: from the classic fire-breathing and princess-coveting dragons of Western Europe to the wise and noble dragons of East Asia to the great monstrous lizards of Greek mythology to the feathered serpents of South America. But what of the sexual side of the dragon? What of sensuality at the border between earth and sky, what of the myths of kings and emperors being literally descended from dragons, what of dragons who take on human shape to learn mankind's ways? Humans and dragons have existed side by side since nearly the beginning of time—surely their desires must have crossed at some point.
Just A Spanking: Tales of Dominance and Submission by Lisabet Sarai
Lisabet Sarai's Just a Spanking, published by Books We Love, collects eight of Lisabet Sarai's hottest BDSM stories, including three previously unpublished tales. From the light-hearted fantasy “Ruler” to the raw intensity of “Limbo”, these stories explore the many variations of power exchange, demonstrating how whips, canes, candles, ropes, or handcuffs, as well as the classic palm on a bare bottom, can open doors to the ultimate erotic experience.
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