Books: It’s Just Love

It’s Just Love is an erotic romance novella by Kate Richards, published by Beachwalk Press. It tells the story of avid surfer and skilled witch, Coral Nixie. She feels her life is pretty good – she lives just a few blocks from her beloved beach, and her beautiful home is somewhere she helps people to solve

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Books: Chantilly Lace

Chantilly Lace is a m/m erotic romance short story by Em Woods, and published by Totally Bound. It tells the story of Shea Laporte, a twenty-four year-old twink. He likes to be a kept man, using his youthful good looks to snare rich men and get them to fund his lifestyle for a little while, before

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Books: Grading on Curves

Grading on Curves is an erotic romance novel by Tara Mills, published by Beachwalk Press. It tells the story of Mia Page, a woman who’s been divorced for four years and is bringing up her son. She’s still good friends with her ex, but since their divorce she’s had no interest in men whatsoever, no dating,

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Books: Joy Ride

Joy Ride is one of the books in the multi-author Spice Rack series from Ellora’s Cave. The Spice Rack is a sex toy with a twist – you open one of the pots of “spice” and inside is a piece of paper with a suggestion to spice up your sex life. Joy Ride, by Lily Harlem, is the story

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Valentine’s Day

Most Christian holidays are based on older pagan ones, and Valentine’s Day is no exception; like Christmas, the modern celebration of love has much darker origins in a very ancient Greek festival which involved human sacrifice and cannibalism.  The original reason for the festival of Lykaia is unknown, but it was held in Arcadia sometime

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Books: A Week in Milan

A Week in Milan is an erotic romance novella by Aimee Duffy, published by Beachwalk Press. It tells the story of Amanda Hart, a fashion designer and single mother. Her son’s father really did a number on her, and now the only romantic or sexual entanglements she has with men are in her fantasies. Which is

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Books: Sweetest Splendor

Sweetest Splendor by Kacey Hammell is book two in the Club Splendor series. I am notorious for reading books out of order, but in this case, it didn’t matter. There was a reference to who I suspected were the characters from the previous release, but I didn’t feel like I was missing information vital to understanding this book.

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Books: Eleven Years On

Eleven Years On is an erotic romance novella by Kate Richards. It tells the story of Jillian Schmidt and Toby Archer. As youngsters, they were inseparable, best friends, always getting into trouble. As they got older, that friendship was on the very cusp of morphing into something else, when Jillian’s mother suddenly grabbed her and left

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Books: Her Secret Ingredient

Her Secret Ingredient is a short story in Totally Bound’s What’s Her Secret? range of books. This one, penned by Lisabet Sarai, deals with cooking, and, as you’ve probably guessed from the title, secret ingredients. Mei Lee Wong, also known as Emily, is a chef from Hong Kong who’s been invited to appear as a guest on the

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Books: One Kiss

Kat spun around when her cell phone rang, and the stiletto heel on her brand new shoes snapped, knocking her off-balance. She crashed down on the living room carpet with a loud thump, grunting out a string of vile curses. Her short, sparkly dress twisted around her hips as she scrambled to get up, and

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Books: Lessons and Lovers

I’ve been a fan of Portia Da Costa’s work for many years, though I admit I can’t keep up with her – she’s so prolific! I’ve enjoyed everything of hers that I’ve read, and Lessons and Lovers is no exception. This is a previously published title that Portia has self published, and is classed as a short

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Books: Last Call

Last Call is an erotic romance short story from Crissy Smith, released as part of Totally Bound’s What’s Her Secret? series. It tells the story of Piper Maxwell, a woman who is haunted by her past. She’s scared of it catching up with her, and so she lives life on the run, never staying for too long in

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Book Extract: Stately Pleasures

Alice took a deep breath, in through her nose and out through her mouth. Repeated the process once more. Then, realising she could sit there all day doing it and not feel any calmer, she forced herself to step out of the car and close and lock the door. She bent to peer into the

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Book Extract: Illicit Relations

Terry deliberately averted his gaze as Justin tugged off his T-shirt and dove into the pool. The last thing he needed was to see him topless. His libido was already in overdrive and he was having trouble not jumping Justin’s bones. In fact, the only thing that held him back was the fact that Justin

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Books: Ashes to Flames

Ashes to Flames by Nichelle Gregory is an erotic romance short story released as part of Totally Bound’s What’s Her Secret? series. In this case, the secret leads into a very unique short tale that I enjoyed very much. The heroine of the story, Sabria, has been searching for her blood-bonded mate, Jai, for over a year. If they don’t

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Books: The Exhibition

The Exhibition is the last book in Grace Marshall’s best-selling Executive Decisions trilogy. The previous two books dealt with two other couples getting it together, and the trials and tribulations they had as part of this. The Exhibition tells the story of Stacie Emerson and Harris Walker. Stacie’s a successful art gallery owner, and Harris is a photographer.

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Books: Sleepwalker

I’ve read and enjoyed Tanith Davenport’s work in the past, so I looked forward to checking out Sleepwalker, a paranormal erotic romance short story. It tells the tale of Tally Haslam, a woman who is a herbalist and aromatherapist, who hasn’t been in a relationship for a while. One night stands are all well and good,

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Books: Decadence

Decadence is from the Spice Rack series from Ellora’s Cave. I was intrigued by the premise for this series when I heard about it, and I have very much enjoy Karen Stivali’s books, so I jumped at the chance to read this one. This novella tells the story of married couple, Jessica and Eric. It begins

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Books: A Cut-Throat Business

I really enjoyed the previous two books in this series, Chastity Flame and Lush Situation, so was excited to pick up this third title, A Cut-Throat Business. At their heart is Chastity Flame, a secret operative, working for a company in London. This is where the majority of the action takes place in this novel. It tells the story

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Books: Reaper’s Property

Previous to this, I’d never read a book by Joanna Wylde before. Now, I’ll definitely be looking out for her work. I like motorbikes, and I’m also a fan of the TV show ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ but even if you’re not keen on either, I still think you’ll enjoy this. Badass bikers and hot sex

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Book Extract: Grand Slam

I turned to the door. I always kept it ajar when expecting a client, to give the impression that I was open to whatever they needed to talk about. It was a subliminal thing. Travis stood in the frame, his wide shoulders filling the space, the top of his head almost brushing the wood and

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Books: Play Me

Play Me is part of Diane Alberts’ Take a Chance series. This novella tells the story of Kiersten Worth and Garrett Kelly, a single mom and a teacher/basketball coach. Kiersten and Garrett have been friends for years, and Garrett is also her brother, Mike’s, best friend. Kiersten and Garrett are close, but she insists they keep it a

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Books: Inventing Herself

Inventing Herself is an erotic romance novella by Sommer Marsden, and published by Xcite Books. I’m a big fan of Sommer, but she has so many books out there that I just can’t keep up! This novella tells the tale of Sophie Calhoun, a journalist for a women’s magazine. In early January, she’s given an assignment

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Books: Breathe You In

Breathe You In is an erotic romance novel from Lily Harlem. It tells the story of two people that meet under very strange circumstances (I can’t tell you – it’ll give it away!). The female lead has been having a very tough time, and when she meets Ruben, things get even tougher for a while –

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