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It could be said that we are in a Golden Age for Provocative fiction. With more and more authors releasing books that explore the various realms of sexuality while still offering social commentary and a concentrated examination of human feelings and attitudes throughout. So with that in mind, why not test your fictional limits and see the range of provocative prose we have on offer!
'Looking back, I think I knew I was in trouble the first time I met him. The road he took me down was at once both more liberating than I could have dreamed of, and yet more intense than I could cope with. If the path of love doesn't always run smooth ...then how much more crooked it becomes when mixed with raw desire.'
Welcome to the world of the elite...As a model, Jemma is used to being the centre of attention. And when Dominic Vane, the world-famous photographer, asks her to pose for him, she knows it's not just her pictures he's interested in. But in a world where pleasure is pursued above all else, will falling for Dominic's masterful touch come at too high a cost?
Out of nowhere a stunning erotic series which succeeds in blending the BDSM extremes of Fifty Shades of Grey with the lush exoticism of the 1001 Nights or Anne Rice at her most sensual. In a land of faraway fantasy populated by exotic princesses, sorceresses, cruel men, sexually voracious predators, mythological beasts, slaves and gladiators, our initially virginal heroine has to run the gauntlet of temptation, pleasure and multifold adventures amongst Amazonian women and the flora and fauna of a world which springs from the page in living technicolour. Daring, pleasingly explicit and dead romantic, this is an undeniable guilty pleasure to be read and savoured one sexy page at a time. The series continues with Captive, Innocent and Princess.
Notorious heiress Alexa Green has certainly been enjoying her most recent girls-holiday in Marbella. Just as we thought, she's been knocking back the cocktails and showing off her fabulous bikini body on the beach...but rumour has it she's also been spotted sneaking out of Enrique Castillo's penthouse in the early hours of this morning - in nothing but her underwear! Our question is, doesn't this fiercely private billionaire know what he's letting himself in for? He's got the millions...and she knows how to spend them!
A brand new sizzling collection of linked short stories by the highly acclaimed author of the ebook sensation, On Demand They include the actress/director of a new production of Kiss Me Kate discovering the fun of a real life 'taming', a sizzling BDSM menage, an innocent's first day at a private fetish club and a very kinky encounter with a famous screen star.
'I'd never set out to snag Mr Right but I'd veered so far off that track I was now at the mercy of Mr Dangerously Wrong...' A sexy and controversial erotic thriller - Fifty Shades Darker than E L James and Sylvia Day. Includes a bonus short story: 'Forbidden' by S. M. Taylor - the winning entry of the Black Lace/You Magazineshort story competition
What happens in Vegas...Waking up to the bright lights of Vegas in an unfamiliar penthouse suite, cocktail waitress Phoenix Montgomery finds she's covered from head to foot in gold glitter and not alone - aside from the empty bottle of champagne, there's a mystery man in the shower and a huge sparkly ring on her finger!Stays in Vegas?There's no denying Max Waldburg's demi-god sex appeal but commitment-phobic Phoenix doesn't do relationships. Only it seems her new husband (agh!) has other ideas...he's trying to keep that ring on her finger and his wife firmly back in his bed. The only question on her lips is - why? Or maybe, why not?
What if you had the power to make all your fantasies come true? Suzanne Portnoy is a woman on a mission. Freed from the restraints of marriage and monogamy, she's no longer looking for Prince Charming. She's looking for fun. And she intends to find it...This is an erotic memoir with a difference.
'Don't you realize that as successful career women we're expected to be in control in the bedroom as well as the boardroom?' said Jacqueline. 'Don't you sometimes long for someone else to make a decision for you?' When her best friend introduces her to an elite group of individuals devoted to bondage and experimental power games, Kristina is thrust into living a double life where she can experience her guilty pleasure of erotic submission. In her working life she is fully in control, but privately she wears the bracelet of bondage. By the Sunday Times bestselling author of Haven of Obedience .
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Originally published in 1995, Molly Weatherfield's erotic classic has stood the test of time alongside The Story of O and Justine. In this new era of 'BDSM romance' à la 50 Shades of Grey, Carrie's Story remains at the head of the class, literally. Set in both San Francisco and the more chateau-friendly, Napa Valley, Weatherfield's deliciously decadent novel takes readers on a sexually explicit journey into a netherworld of slave auctions, training regimes and human 'ponies' preening for dressage competitions.
A young widow, Cassie's life is filled with sadness and regret. She waits tables at the rundown Cafe Rose in New Orleans, heading home each night to her solitary one-bedroom apartment. But when she discovers a notebook left behind by a mysterious woman at the cafe, Cassie's world is changed forever. The notebook's stunningly explicit confessions shock and fascinate Cassie, and eventually lead her to Secret, an underground society dedicated to helping women realize their wildest, most intimate sexual fantasies. Cassie soon immerses herself in an electrifying journey through a series of rapturous fantasies with gorgeous men who awaken and satisfy her like never before. As she is set free from her inhibitions, she discovers a new confidence that transforms her, giving her the courage to live passionately at last. Enticing, liberating and emotionally powerful, Secret is a world where fantasy becomes reality.
Literature has addressed sex throughout history. The joys and complexities are shown in 'The Song of Solomon' in the Bible. Byron, Chacer and Donne are famous for their compemplations on sex and desire.
Provocative prose is not simply pornographic, and product created simply to excite and arouse. Provocative prose stands apart as it is able to offer excitement while also deliviering social commentary and an examination of human feelings and behaviour. This genre can help you to think more deeply about sex, desire and how are attitudes to this topic are formed and what impact they have.
One of the most famous literary erotica would be Lady Chatterly's Lover by D.H. Lawrence, which manages to combine titilation and provocation while also offering character development, and an examination of the theme.
While some will still find these books shocking and a step too far. However there are marvelous modern authors such as Henry Miller, Anais Nin, and Annie Rice with her 'Sleeping Beauty' series which was published under the name Anne Roquelaure. With the development and exploration of this genre, there is a wide and varied selection of books for those interested in indulging.