Darker Edge of Desire

by Mitzi Szereto

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A Maxim Jakubowski selected title.

US-based Anglophile Szereto is one of the better anthologists in the literary erotica field and her standards are always set high, so any new collection she edits is definitely something to look forward to. Having offered us volumes of twisted travel yarns, subversive fairy tales and flesh-baring heroic fantasy, she now tackles the gothic and the dark side of life and sensual dreams. With generous encomiums by leading hot romance authors like Kate Douiglas and Rachel Caine, this literally hot off the press volume offers fourteen sizzling variations exploring the flip side of submission and seduction, many from new talents who all display a wicked imagination to revisit fantasy and the supernatural with often startling and sexy new perspectives. Pretty hot stuff.

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Darker Edge of Desire Synopsis

Love, passion and sex ...it's all here in Darker Edge of Desire. Gothic literature has always possessed a dark attraction ripe with the promise of the forbidden and the sensual. In Darker Edge of Desire, Mitzi Szereto takes the sexualized Gothic and ratchets it up a few notches into the danger zone, opening a door into the darker side of lust and love that only the courageous dare to venture through.


Venturing even farther into the world of mystery and romance than she did in the critically acclaimed Red Velvet and Absinthe, Szereto creates an atmosphere with a distinct Gothic flavor where we explore our more forbidden desires. In these tales, love and lust (and kink!) know no boundaries, and all nature of beings --vampires, werewolves, shape shifters, ghosts, and succubae -- abound. Tread carefully, danger and desire lie ahead!

Darker Edge of Desire Press Reviews

“Diverse, edgy and infused with fantasy and horror, this chilling anthology of incendiary short stories...will appeal to fans of the dark, erotic and forbidden.” — Library Journal


“Love, passion and heart-thrumming romance...it’s all here in Darker Edge of Desire.” — Delilah Devlin, editor of Hot Highlanders and Wild Warriors


“Wedged between these covers are fourteen tales of seduction and submission, from lust most carnal to virginal awakenings—and even moments of achingly tender sweetness.” — Alma Katsu, author of The Taker Trilogy

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ISBN: 9781940550008
Publication date: 30/10/2014
Publisher: Tempted Romance
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781940550008
Publication date: 30th October 2014
Author: Mitzi Szereto
Publisher: Tempted Romance
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 235 pages
Genres: Adult Fiction, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Adult & contemporary romance,

About Mitzi Szereto

Mitzi Szereto is an author and anthology editor of erotic and multi-genre fiction and nonfiction. Her books include Red Velvet and Absinthe, In Sleeping Beauty’s Bed, and Pride and Prejudice: Hidden Lusts. She divides her time between England and Atlanta, GA.

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