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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!
The third book in Vina Jackson's red-hot romantic series. Summer and Dominik embrace danger, adventure and temptation in New York City as they push their relationship to its limits. The Eighty Days series:1. Eighty Days Yellow2. Eighty Days Blue3. Eighty Days Red4. Eighty Days Amber5. Eighty Days White
Stories of forbidden sex and dangerous liaisons and seductions all set around a nameless hotel, much under the ironic gaze of the all-knowing receptionist. Gives a new meaning altogether to room service, even if some of the stories are set around the bar, the gym and every nook and cranny of the luxurious establishment. From satin sheets to rubber masks, every kink is available. A striking debut by a young, new British writer.
Milan, 2012. Photographer Valentina Rosselli is living with her lover of one year, Theo Steen, but refuses to commit to anything more. When she is offered an intriguing photography assignment, to take pictures of those engaged in the darker side of desire, she gets drawn into a shadowy world that reveals a part of her she never knew existed...Venice, 1929. Belle is the alter ego of a well-to-do socialite, trapped in an unhappy marriage and constrained by society. As Belle she plays out her fantasies by leading a secret life as a courtesan - but she will only truly be set free by finding the man who will love her. Though decades separate them, Belle and Valentina's lives are intertwined. Both will experience an awakening of their latent desires, but will they discover the connection between physical passion and true love?
In the second book in Vina Jackson's exhilarating new romance series, fiery musician Summer and wealthy academic Dominik experience the passions and pitfalls of a thrilling love affair with a difference. The Eighty Days series:1. Eighty Days Yellow2. Eighty Days Blue3. Eighty Days Red4. Eighty Days Amber5. Eighty Days White
Are you ready to surrender? When Rowan Cassidy meets Christian Thorne in an exclusive club, he challenges everything she's ever believed about herself. He then makes an outrageous proposal: give herself over to him completely for thirty days and discover her most secret fantasies and her true nature.
This diverse collection travels the globe proving that women from every walk of life and culture are curious and eager to explore their full sexuality ...with each other. Contributors of this title include: C. Margery Kempe, Lousia Bacio, Inara Lavey, Samantha Jones, K. Ann Karlsson, Kilt Kilpatrick, Nola Erus, Farrah J. Phoenix, Jen Bluekissed, L.A. Mistral, Lucy Felthouse, and Regina Perry.
Sex, lies and murder. Frankie Smith is having a bad day: her boyfriend has just dumped her and she's just found a dead body behind her cafe. Still, things look up when sexy local detective, Jack West, turns up to investigate.
Once she had got over the initial shock of the young man's nudity, Claudia allowed herself to breathe properly again...When Claudia finds a sexy stranger near her home she discovers that he has lost his memory along with his clothes.
This volume contains brand new stories from women who ignore the rules, unleash their sexual fantasies and find out just how wildly delicious sex can be when you take it to the limit - and, sometimes, beyond..Features:Darkroom - Jen and her boyfriend explore group sexDoctor in the house - Debbie's visit to A&E results in a romp with a doctor which gives a whole new meaning to the term 'bedside manner'..Mistress Millie - when Millie meets fit farmhand Jake she knows exactly how to put him in his place...Mouth to mouth -rescued from the sea by two hunky Californian lifeguards, Amy gets a lot more than she bargained for...Kick the habit - Lisa's retreat to a convent leads to a romp with 21-year-old virgin Sister Mary.Big Ben - Tourist Marie has an exotic adventure on an open-top bus...Juicy - Samantha is about to discover her husband and his bestfriend are hiding a sexy secret...Circus Circus - some girls dream of running away to the circus, Louise fantasises about the muscular trapeze artists. And now her fantasy is about to come true...Festival fever - Leanna shares a tent with her friends Dee and Mar. And they get up close and very personal...Top Brass - She's the boss's wife and Cindy knows she shouldn't say no to any of her demands...
'It's simple. No sight. No questions. 48 hours.' An intensely charged erotic journey, perfect for anyone who was seduced by 50 Shades of Grey. When 37-year-old psychologist, Alexandra Blake, leaves her comfortable suburban existence to give a series of lectures , she meets up with Dr Jeremy Quinn, the man who opened her eyes and body to the world in ways she never thought possible. After a few glasses of champagne in his luxurious hotel penthouse, he presents her with an extraordinary proposition. Alexandra knows that they never promise each other something they can't commit to and that he will challenge her every inhibition. But she soon finds herself seduced into a level of surrender - and danger - she could never have imagined. Destined to Play is the first book in the Avalon trilogy exploring the intricate relationships between trust and betrayal, desire and love, risk ...and reward. If you liked 50 Shades of Grey, you will love Destined to Play.
MELISSA P. - A major worldwide best-seller, 100 STROKES OF THE BRUSH BEFORE BED is the often daring tale of the coming of a sexual age of a young Italian schoolgirl, and was allegedly heavily autobiographical. But beyond the sexual excesses longingly described, it also presents a fascinating insight into a mind still torn between the poetry of romance and the harsh realities of societal expectations. Lovereading view... I was very surprised that this book was written by a schoolgirl. This is her diary over two years as a teenager. It is candid, explicit and unexpectedly well-written. Although a major part of the book focuses on her sexual encounters (of which there are many), it is also a haunting memoir of a young woman trying to define her identity.
Fifty Shelves of Grey - a brilliantly funny collection of all your favourite books, artfully condensed and erotically remastered, packaged into one volume, and ergonomically designed to be easily read with one hand. From literary masterpieces - Jane Eyre turns the tables on Mr Rochester; to modern classics - Philip Marlowe is a dick of a different kind in The Big Sleep, via recipes - Nigella Lawson treats herself to some afternoon delight; and self-help - the Fear gets well and truly Felt, and we Do It Anyway; this collection has something for every reader and every kink. So whip off your glasses, let your hair down and unleash your inner hot librarian.
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.