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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.  Indulge your secretive sensual side, peek into the lives of others and explore a complex pleasure of human existence. Find out more in our adult fiction category.

I Kissed a Girl

I Kissed a Girl

Author: Regina Perry Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

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.

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All You Can Eat

All You Can Eat

Author: Emma Holly Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

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.

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The Stranger: Black Lace Classics

The Stranger: Black Lace Classics

Author: Portia Da Costa Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

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.

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Black Lace Quickies: Girls on Top

Black Lace Quickies: Girls on Top

Author: Emma Hawthorne Format: eBook Release Date: 06/09/2012

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...

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Destined to Play

Destined to Play

Author: Indigo Bloome Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/08/2012

'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.

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Fifty Shelves of Grey A Selection of Great Books Erotically Remastered

Fifty Shelves of Grey A Selection of Great Books Erotically Remastered

Author: Vanessa Parody Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/08/2012

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.

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In Too Deep

In Too Deep

Author: Portia Da Costa Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/08/2012

I just want a taste of you. Or a touch. My fantasies about you plague my every waking hour. My only comfort is imagining that similar fantasies might obsess you too. When young librarian Gwendolynne Price starts finding increasingly erotic love notes to her in the suggestion box at work, she finds them both shocking and liberating. But who is her mystery admirer and how long will he be content to just admire her from afar...

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Bared to You A Crossfire Novel

Bared to You A Crossfire Novel

Author: Sylvia Day Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/07/2012

Bared to You by Sylvia Day is the first in the Crossfire trilogy featuring Gideon and Eva, two wounded souls who come together in an explosion of lust and passion as intoxicating as it is devastating - the perfect read for fans of bestselling erotic romance Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James. Our journey began in fire...Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness - beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white hot. I was drawn to him as I'd never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily...Gideon knew. He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other's most private wounds...and desires. The bonds of his love transformed me, even as I prayed that the torment of our pasts didn't tear us apart...Intensely romantic, darkly sensual and completely addictive, Bared to You will take you to the very limits of obsession - and beyond. 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, futuristic, science fiction, 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 second novel in the series Reflected in You is available from Penguin in October . Bared to You has an emotional feel similar to Fifty Shades of Grey ...It is full of emotional angst, scorching love scenes, and a compelling story line. ( Dear Author ). While it is true that Bared to You has much in common with Fifty Shades of Grey , Bared to You is a more complete story, one that is better written. The characters are better developed and the story is far sexier. This is an erotic romance that should not be missed. It will make readers fall in love. (Romance Novel News). The secondary characters are just as flawed as Eva and Gideon, which makes Bared to You richer and more real to me than many of the contemporary books I've read in a while. ( Romance Junkies ). This is a sophisticated, provocative, titillating, highly erotic, sexually driven read and is extremely well done. I enjoyed Fifty Shades of Grey , but I loved Bared to You . (Swept Away by Romance). This book was just incredible. I couldn't put it down! The sex was so hot and the relationship was so juicy that I just had to know what was coming next! ( Read Our Lips ). It literally blew my mind and after finishing it, I wasn't able to stop thinking about it!... Bared to You is an intense novel full of hardships, heartbreak, overcoming obstacles, trust, and most of all...trying to find love in a relationship that may seem hopeless. I truly and wholeheartedly was amazed by this book. ( Happy Ever After ). Bared to You obliterates the competition with its real, emotionally intense characters that deal with pain and pleasure with honesty. (Joyfully Reviwed).

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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.