50 books to read after 50 Shades.
Dare to Act - Leigh Ellwood
Gay erotic romance
When actor Parker Stigwood stuns the world by doing the unthinkable on live television, he’s convinced his career is over. Disgusted by Hollywood hypocrisy, he pushes the pause button on his life and retreats to his parents’ home in Dareville to contemplate his future. Little does he realize, various forces have plans for him on a personal and professional level.
Luke Hall is excited to direct his first play for the local arts center, more so when the handsome movie star volunteers to watch rehearsals and offer pointers. Luke would rather watch Parker, but there are interruptions to his viewing pleasure. When a well-meaning friend seeking benefits places doubts in Luke’s head about Parker’s intentions, Luke wonders if their relationship will bomb at the box office.
On and off-stage, Luke and Parker’s passion sizzles. But will Parker dare to act on his feelings for Luke and leave his star behind for good?
Tempted by Megan Hart
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I had everything a woman could want…
My husband, James. The house on the lake.
My life. Our perfect life.
And then Alex came to visit.
The first time I saw my husband’s best friend, I didn’t like him. Didn’t like how James changed when he was around, didn’t like how his penetrating eyes followed me everywhere.
But that didn’t stop me from wanting him. And, surprisingly, James didn’t seem to mind.
It was meant to be fun. Something the three of us shared for those hot summer weeks Alex stayed with us. Nobody was supposed to fall in or out of love. I didn’t need another man, not even one who oozed sex like honey and knew all the secrets I didn’t know, the secrets my husband hadn’t shared. After all, we had a perfect life.
And I loved my husband.
But I wasn’t the only one.
Southern Comfort by Nikki London
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Kristen Meadows has faithfully served political strategist Jason Rosenberg for over four years. As his personal assistant, her duties range anywhere from coffee and doughnut runs to arranging meetings on Capitol Hill. She has been everything from his last-minute date to his drinking buddy, and while they make an effort to keep no secrets, there is one thing Kris knows she can never share with Jay.
The fact that she’s in love with him.
Jay has a problem. Not many people can balance personal lives and professional politics successfully, and his mother has taken notice. If that wasn’t bad enough, the crafty Edith Rosenberg has had an eye on a potential daughter-in-law for a number of years. Granted, Jay can’t say he’s never considered a relationship with Kris…but given the nature of the business, he knows pursuing anything would not only threaten their friendship, but potentially end his career.
Edith Rosenberg wants grandchildren before she dies, and Jay’s snail’s pace isn’t helping matters. After coercing her son and Kris to join her for a relaxing southern retreat in Natchez, Mississippi, she attempts to speed up the road to matrimony by finagling them into one room with a single bed.
Four years of tension are about to come to a head.
Saddling Brenda by Trixie Stilletto
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Middle-aged in Montana…
Spending time at a Montana guest ranch seemed like a good idea to widow Brenda Morelli after her life fell apart. Now, stuck in snow and mired in the mud miles from her destination, all she wants is to go home. Then an electrifying cowboy comes to her rescue, and Brenda decides it’s time to get back on the horse. It’s not his first time at the rodeo…
Retired cowboy Denny Poyter has never been one to turn down a ride, on or off the circuit. But what’s a cowboy to do when deep emotions unexpectedly come into play? Especially when he’s the only one who wants more than a fast spin around the corral? He’ll figure it out. But in the meantime, he and the sexy southern belle will generate enough electricity to light up Big Sky Country.
Come Back by Tilly Greene
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Cassie Johnston needs to move on from a bad break-up. To start, she gets a new hairstyle and leaves the hospital scrubs behind for a research lab coat. Exhausted and yet excited about the new challenges, she’s unprepared to handle it when her heartbreaker walks back in to her life. Mikhail Ivanovich tried to do the right thing for the woman he loves, but he’s haunted by her absence. Burying himself in work hasn’t helped and eventually he accepts life is too short not to spend it with the woman he loves. A heat wave blankets New York City and the two finally sit down to talk about what happened between them. Will they reunite or are there too many insurmountable problems standing in their way? WARNING! There’s a sexy shape shifter living in NYC wearing a 3 piece suit that will do anything to get his woman back in his arms where he can keep her safe and happy!
The ABCs of BDSM by Dama de Noche
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Have you ever looked at a crop and wondered what you could do with it that did not involve a horse? How about rope; what do you do with beautiful, soft rope or rope that is rough and tough? When your partner tells you “hurt me”, do you get turned on? This book gives you a place to start answering those questions and others.
This book is not a be all and end all of how to do things. Instead, it is meant to give you an idea of where you can start and what you need to get started. How to make things a bit safer, as what we do can be—and usually is—dangerous. The danger is what turns many of us on: the ability to tiptoe on that edge of sanity and danger without causing harm is erotic and just fun. This book gives you a place to start so that you know what questions to ask.
This will also give you the understanding that you are not alone in your desire for what you need. You are not sick, just different. Your drummer is now our drummer and we march in the same basic direction.
Welcome to the kinky universe we have been living in for a while. Explore safely and enjoy.
Sinful Surprises by Leigh Ellwood
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The following titles are available individually in digital format. This is the first time they are available in print!
Award-winning author Leigh Ellwood offers four delightfully sinful tales of passionate paranormal activity. From amorous fairies to sleek and sensual were-creatures, these stories have bite.
Leading Lady - a cult TV star hooks up with two out of this world fans at a convention, and ends up auditioning for a role that will change her life.
Excitable - A werewolf, cursed and cast from his pack, must find true love in order to reverse the spell. Can he find the right girl before the full moon?
Sweet Surprise - A delivery driver making a stop in an eerie town becomes hostage to an irate, amorous fae seeking vengeance on her employer. Both end up taking the standoff lying down, literally!
Sugar on Top - Spooky Sierra Glade’s top gossip columnist has her cake and eats it, too, when she attempts to crash a secret bachelor party inside the cake.