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Adult Fiction

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!

Meeting the Master (Modern Erotic Classics)

Meeting the Master (Modern Erotic Classics)

Author: Elissa Wald Format: eBook Release Date: 29/11/2012

In Wald's darkly erotic stories, characters enact the intricate and subtle ways that dominance and submission play a role in their daily lives: a young girl dreams of submitting to a boy who's not interested in controlling her, an ex-convict is so accustomed to serving his cellmate that he cannot adjust to the outside world, a professional dominatrix is beaten at her own game by a psychiatrist, and a student lies his way into the home of an army recruiter in order to become his houseboy.

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The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 11 Over 40 Pieces of Outstanding Short Erotic Fiction

The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 11 Over 40 Pieces of Outstanding Short Erotic Fiction

Author: Maxim Jakubowski Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/11/2012

This is an unputdownable short erotic fiction from the most outstanding writers in the field. Once again, Maxim Jakubowski has put together a masterful selection of over 40 stories of sexual encounters from every corner of the world.

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Blue Angel

Blue Angel

Author: Logan Belle Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/11/2012

Mallory Dale doesn't like surprises. At least, that was the case. When her boyfriend takes her to a burlesque club for her twenty-fifth birthday, all she wants to do is go home and get under her bedcovers. So when she is pulled up on stage by one of the dancers and stripped down to her bra, in front of a roaring crowd - surprisingly, she loves every second of it...

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Naked Angel It's All About the Reveal...

Naked Angel It's All About the Reveal...

Author: Logan Belle Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/11/2012

Mallory isn't the only one torn between bliss onstage and off. Ballerina Nadia Grant has hung up her toe shoes, now she's perfecting the art of the striptease and whips the crowd at The Painted Lady into a frenzy. But one man is outraged, and it's the man Nadia loves. Meanwhile, the club's financial benefactor is endangering everything he holds dear when he begins a sizzling affair with a young costume designer. Just when they're so close to having it all, will the stars of The Painted Lady lose everything?

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Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel

Author: Logan Belle Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/11/2012

Mallory Dale works as a paralegal in a top Manhattan law firm, by day. But at night, she's a bombshell burlesque performer on the rise. Her dream is to become a top dancer but she becomes distracted when her boyfriend, Alec, starts pushing her erotic boundaries. Can she handle a three-way with a wildly uninhibited dominatrix? Or should she hang up her feathers and focus on her day job?

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Wedding Games

Wedding Games

Author: Karen S. Smith Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/11/2012

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Stocking Fillers

Stocking Fillers

Author: Lori Perkins Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/11/2012

It may be cold outside but this collection of steamy stories is almost too hot to handle! There's no better way to escape this season than with Stocking Fillers. Black Lace Books : the leading imprint of erotic fiction for women.

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Bad Angels

Bad Angels

Author: Rebecca Chance Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/11/2012

Step into Limehouse Wharf, the new, uber-luxury apartment building in Canary Wharf where celebrities who have had 'work' done can hole up until they have healed and which is about to see its most glamorous and scandalous Christmas yet. Staying there over the festive period is Melody Down, an actress whose career is in tatters after too much plastic surgery and who has fled LA to get her body and her boyfriend back. But is a 'well-meaning' friend about to sabotage all of Melody's Christmas wishes? Meanwhile, Aniela Fatyga, the nurse in residence, finds herself falling for the unlikely Jon Jordan, an assassin for hire who is also convalescing there. Will her feelings be reciprocated or will their sizzling relationship remain purely physical? And who is he on the run from? And then there's oligarch Grigor Khalofsky, the owner of Kensington football team, whose legendary Christmas party is about to get a whole lot more exciting when murder, blackmail and scandalous revelations decide to pay a visit along with Santa.

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An Executive Decision

An Executive Decision

Author: Grace Marshall Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/11/2012

Overworked CEO Ellison Thorne has no time for sex, let alone romance. The only answer, at least where his retiring business partner Beverly is concerned, is a no-strings sex clause in her replacement s contract, designed to make Ellis busy life easier and hotter. But she s joking, right? When Dee Henning takes over Beverly s job, sparks fly between her and Ellis, but work takes priority in driven Dee s life too. Can one night of passion in a Paris hotel room prove Beverly s Sex Clause is their secret to success in the boardroom and the bedroom, and what will happen if that private clause becomes public knowledge?

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Reflected in You A Crossfire Novel

Reflected in You A Crossfire Novel

Author: Sylvia Day Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/10/2012

Reflected in You is the second novel in the erotic romance Crossfire series by Sylvia Day, following on from Bared to You - it's the perfect read for those who loved Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James. Gideon Cross. As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me with the darkest of pleasures. I couldn't stay away. I didn't want to. He was my addiction...my every desire...mine. My past was as violent as his, and I was just as broken. We'd never work. It was too hard, too painful...except when it was perfect. Those moments when the driving hunger and desperate love were the most exquisite insanity. We were bound by our need. And our passion would take us beyond our limits to the sweetest, sharpest edge of obsession...Intensely romantic, darkly sensual and completely addictive, Sylvia Day's Reflected in You will take you to the very limits of obsession - and beyond. If I were to recommend any book today to readers who enjoyed Fifty Shades of Grey ...this would be the first one I would offer...It is full of emotional angst, scorching love scenes, and a compelling story line. (Dear Author). Far sexier than Fifty Shades of Grey ...this is an erotic romance that should not be missed . ( Romance Novel News ). A well written and sexually charged romance with characters who have real depth...it's what Fifty Shades of Grey should have been . (The Book Pushers). Sylvia Day is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over a dozen novels written across multiple sub-genres - contemporary, fantasy, historical, romantic suspense, paranormal romance, and urban fantasy - under multiple pen names: three! A wife and mother of two, she is a former Russian linguist for the U.S. Army Military Intelligence. The first novel in the Crossfire series, Bared to You , is also published by Penguin.

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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.