Scrutinizeing for a little excitement and a lot of tingle? Try our seven recommended raunchy reads to get you in the mood.
Roberto Bolaño summed it up very nicely when he said, “…books are finite; sex is finite, but the desire to read and to [email protected]*k is infinite!”
We all know that that is completely true, especially when you mix them together—that’s to say a good book with plenty of hot and maybe erotic romance included!
As the winter nights draw in and the weather gets a little cooler, it seems that there are fewer reasons to go outside and more reasons to stay in and curl up with a good book. So, if you are bored sitting around and you’ve run out of things to entertain you, check out our seven raunchy reads—each one is full of hot romance and excitement that is sure to make you tingle.
1. Release Me by J Kenner (Erotic and Emotional)
Release Me is an erotic, emotionally charged romance between a powerful man who’s never heard ‘no’ and a fiery woman who says ‘yes’, but on her own terms, to an unforgettable indecent proposal.
This is a story filled with erotic encounters as the two main characters fall for each other, but each must admit to their troubled past. It’s a good story with lots of red hot raunchy passion. It stands alone as a good read, but there are others in the series if you want more.
2. Seven years to Sin by Silvia Day (Inevitable)
Seven Years to Sin is an historical novel that sets out to prove, without any doubt, that an alpha male and a willing woman confined together on an old sailing ship can discover all sorts of things about each other.
While you always suspect that this swashbuckling male and demure lady will get there in the end, it’s a time of chaperones and very proper behaviour—their relationship develops slowly until we see a full blown romance. Silvia Day is an accomplished author and a marvellous storyteller, with many great books to her name.
3. Possession is Nine-Tenths of Desire by Eve Atkins (Quick Moving Lust and Deception)
This modern tale of lust and love is spiked with jealousy and evil intentions that serve to keep the reader on the edge of their seat until the last page. Attractive, wealthy people are brought crashing down by their own egos, arrogance and petty jealousy.
An exciting story, with its share of lust and passion but with the suspense of a thriller all wrapped up in a love story—what else is there? Eve Atkins writes the erotic scenes with passion and integrity, but keeps the story moving.
4. This Man by Jodi Ellen Malpas (Take me as I am)
It’s a very steamy read, but has a story line—after all, who knows what is happening up at the manor with Jesse until interior designer Ava discovers the truth.
It’s a tale of take me for what I am because I’m a good guy or I can be if I try hard. Passion and deceit abound in this good romance, which is the first of a trilogy.
5. Erotic Vibrations by Jessica Lansdown (Far from Vanilla)
An exclusive club, champagne and erotic, mind-blowing sex—these are all kept private. The heroine Gabriella can’t help but play hard to get; she loves to tease, but Michael has other plans as he sets out to tempt her with his sublime and passionate seduction techniques. If you are into flirting and teasing, this short story is sure to get you thinking.
6. First Night by Lauren Blakely (No Escape)
The heroine is caught in a money trap, which means that she has to do things that she doesn’t want to do. Her world changes when she meets Clay. They have one night, which takes them both by surprise and, although she doesn’t want to get involved, she simply can’t help it. This is a easy but electric read and is one of a series.
7. Only for You by Beth Kerry (History Repeats)
They are both involved in the film world, but he decided long ago that actresses are trouble, so he says that he will never date an actress. He lets his guard down once and thinks he gets away with it until fate throws them together once more and history repeats itself.
Noteworthy love scenes, plenty of emotion and a good story overall, which will keep you turning the pages. Beth Kerry is an accomplished author in this genre and has written many books on a first’s night theme.
These are just some of the steamy books to warm you this winter. We’d love to hear your recommendations though. Which books will be keeping you company on these chilly nights?
The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are. —Maxime Lagacé