eBook Review: Chasing Shade by Sommer Marsden

Chasing Shade is a super-hot, super-romantic read from the never-disappointing Sommer Marsden. It tells the story of Betsey and Archie, two adorable characters with plenty of darkness and sadness in their respective pasts. They meet in regular circumstances, but things quickly turn irregular when Betsey manages to score Archie a home and a job in

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Book Review: The Accidental Cougar by Sommer Marsden

I love me some Sommer Marsden. I haven’t yet read a book of hers that I haven’t liked, and this one is no exception. The Accidental Cougar tells the story of Abby, an early-forties woman who’s just come out of a twenty-plus-year marriage and is just learning how to cope with the huge change to her life.

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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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Book Extract: Restless Spirit

He pulled me to him. Really pulled me. I slid across the crisp white sheets on my belly, randomly grabbing at folds of cloth as Stan pounded into me. ‘Stay with me, Tuesday,’ he said. I knew he didn’t mean keep up, or come with him, or fuck with the same enthusiasm. He meant don’t

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Books: Best Women’s Erotica 2012

Article first published as Book Review: Best Women’s Erotica 2012, Edited by Violet Blue on Blogcritics. Best Women’s Erotica edited by Violet Blue is one of the best known erotica series out there. Writers clamour to get between the pages of these books, and rightly so. Best Women’s Erotica 2012 is a collection of 18 erotic stories, catering to a variety

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Book Extract: Learning to Drown

When that lid swung back, revealing a blue-black sky dotted with pinpricks of white stars, I cried. I imagined this is what it was like to be pulled from the ocean in a riptide right before you started sucking water into your lungs. A very big man gazed in at me, saying nothing at all.

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