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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!
'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.
It's the ultimate fantasy: When Lizzie meets an attractive older man in the bar of a luxury hotel, he mistakes her for a high class call girl on the look-out for a wealthy client. With a man she can't resist...Lizzie finds herself following him to his hotel room for an unforgettable night where she learns the pleasures of submitting to the hands of a master. But what will happen when John discovers that Lizzie is far more than she seems...?
February 2013 Provocative Prose Book of the Month. A romantic, well-written, storyline combined with some steamy sex ... the writing duo behind the Eighty Days series of books certainly know how to push the buttons of us literary types. In Eighty Days White we follow the tantalising tale of love, longing and self-discovery for the central character Lily. If you’re in the right mood it’s highly recommended. The Eighty Days series:1. Eighty Days Yellow2. Eighty Days Blue3. Eighty Days Red4. Eighty Days Amber5. Eighty Days White
For beautiful erotica author Dylan Ivory, being in control is everything. While researching a book on sexual extremes, Dylan interviews Alec - and longs to taste the temptation he offers. But he's a self-proclaimed dominant and she refuses to surrender control. Slowly and seductively, though, Alec shows her that by letting go and submitting to his every desire she can experience the ultimate pleasure. But to keep the woman who for the first time brings him to his knees , can Alec take the ultimate risk and surrender his heart?
'Would you like to watch us?' Shira is deeply, achingly in love with her best friend, Jean. This is unfortunate, because he's gay. But with one flippant invitation, Shira, Jean, and his boyfriend, Sebastian, begin their obsessive journey into the dark heart of sexual excess. When even their own edgy subculture refuses to accept them, Sebastian builds a new world with new rules to shelter the threesome. But the baggage they've brought with them can't simply be left at the door and, when the real world breaches the carefully constructed walls, it does so with tragic consequences.
Ever been tempted? While Mia Curry's university students cram into her class on sexuality, Mia has always kept her own private fantasies carefully under wraps - until now...Jagger James is everything Mia wants and everything that is taboo: he's young, gorgeous - and a student. But how can Mia resist?
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.