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Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (Author) , Larry Wolff (Introducer), Joachim Neugroschel (Notes by) , Joachim Neugroschel (Translator)'Venus in Furs' describes the obsessions of Severin von Kusiemski, a European nobleman who desires to be enslaved to a woman. Severin finds his ideal of voluptuous cruelty in the merciless Wanda von Dunajew. This is a passionate and powerful portrayal of one man's struggle to enlighten and instruct himself and others in the realm of desire. Published in 1870, the novel gained notoriety and a degree of immortality for its author when the word "masochism" - derived from his name - entered the vocabulary of psychiatry. This remains a classic literary statement on sexual submission and control.
Published: 5 Oct 2000
You'll want to scream, but you'll be gagged.
You'll want to cry, but you'll be blindfolded.
You'll want to run away, but you'll be tied up.
You'll have no way of begging me, I'll do what I want with you.
Sexual obsession, domination and extreme lust – Submission is the story of a young married Parisian lawyer who is drawn into a sado-masochistic relationship. A handsome stranger she meets in the courts issues her with a series of instructions which she finds herself compelled to follow. As the violence of their encounters escalates, it becomes a dangerous addiction that she can't break. But how far can she go and how much of her life will she risk in the process?
Based on the author's own experiences, this astonishing book sent shockwaves through the French establishment.
Published: 30 May 2012
Natasha Linnet has a weakness for dirty old men - hence her relationship with wine buff and accomplished spanker Percy Ottershaw. When Percy visits a former colleague, the louche Dr Blondeau, in France, Natasha tags along. Blondeau, figuring correctly that any girlfriend of his perverted old friend must be a willing submissive, has extreme ideas of his own, for which he considers Natasha fair game.
Natasha sees right through his wiles, of course. But how can she give in, and still have the last laugh?
The latest book in Penny Birch's series of bestselling erotica takes the mischievious Natasha on a humiliating, exhilatating, wet-knickered thrill ride through rural France. Other titles featuring Natasha are: Brat, Dirty Laundry, Peach, When she was Bad, In Disgrace, What Happens to Bad Girls? and Bare, White & Rosy.
Published: 31 Jul 2011
She’s a good girl gone bad...
When Maria Lewis moves back to her hometown, the quiet life she is looking for is quickly disrupted by the enigmatic presence of her new boss, Robert Stone.
A sexy, powerful older man, he seduces Maria into a deliciously erotic underworld. But will she ever be more than Mr Stone’s plaything?
A tantalizing erotic romance from Portia Da Costa, the Sunday Times bestselling author of In Too Deep and The ‘Accidental’ Trilogy
Isabelle is a Sapphic young student at Oxford, versed in the arts of Flagellation. When her ageing scout, Stan Tierney, lets slip that he knows about a long-established society of lesbian dominas, Isabelle is drawn in. As Isabelle investigates together with her girlfriends Jasmine and Caroline, it becomes clear that she will have to endure a comprehensive round of sexual humiliation if she is to get close to the mysterious society.
Follow Isabelle's adventures in The Indulgence of Isabelle, The Indecencies of Isabelle, The Indiscretions of Isabelle and The Indignities of Isabelle.
Published: 31 Jul 2011
Anya, a copper-haired innocent beauty is sold into slavery. Her husband, little more than a stranger to her, abandons her at the Castle. Here she is put into chains of gold and delivered to the Taskmistress for training. But not even the Taskmistress's possessive desire for her new charge can prevent news of Anya's beauty reaching the Prince.
This is the first volume in the Chronicles of Lidir.
The Prince has been called away from the Castle and from Anya, his beautiful betrothed. In his absence Ildren the Taskmistress plots to regain her hold over the copper-haired, dark-eyed slave; and Anya disappears into the vaults below the Castle where she is at the mercy of the Taskmistress's harsh whims.
The Dungeons of Lidir is the second volume of The Chronicles of Lidir.
Tormunil: the mysterious citadel of erotic mastery from which there can be no escape. Sianon is the beautiful love-slave whose breast weep milk: Josef the outlander who tries to save her, only to be drawn ever deeper into a vortex of perverse desires.
The thwarted lovers await love and punishment at the hands of the rulers of the citadel.Here they will be called on to please the single-minded Lady Berengaria, the decadent Magus, and th e wayward Princess Janna, each of whom will seek, through intimate and unusual means, to excite and prolong pleasure on demand.
In the Citadel of Servitude, every avenue of sexual love must be tested, every strange pleasure explored, and every taboo broken.
Under normal circumstances, no woman as stunning Barbara Hilson would have trouble finding a man. But Barbara's requirements are far from normal. She needs someone who will take complete control; someone who will impose himself so strongly upon her that her will dissolves into his.
Fortunately, if she can't find a man to give her what she wants, Barbara has other options: an extensive collection of bondage equipment, an imagination that knows no bounds, and, in Sarah, an obliging and very debauched friend.
Published: 30 Apr 2011
Esme Ombreux (Author)
When the sensations finally ceased Tess heard La Patronne saying, 'You see, my dear? Jem is never wrong. Tess will flourish in my little house.'
'I have to agree,' the Chatelaine said, 'She is yours. For the time being, I assume I may punish her again before you take her away from Paris? You know how I like to put these statuesque blondes through their paces.'
'Of course my dear. You may deal with her as severely as you wish. But do remember that for Tess the real punishment is being made aware of how much she deserves to be punished. In my House she'll learn the true meaning of shame.'
Drawn from her sheltered life when her housekeeper Tess goes missing, Amanda goes to France in an attempt to find her. During her search Amanda meets Michael, an artist with bizarre sexual tastes who awakens in her a taste for the shameful delights of discipline and introduces her to a secret society of hedonistic perverts who share her unusual desires.
Amanda revels in her new-found sexual freedom, voluntarily submitting to extreme indignities of punishment and humiliation, but does not realise until too late the full extent of the society’s depraved and perverted plans. Can Tess and Michael save her from the ultimate degradation the society has in store?
Published: 31 Mar 2011
Published: 1 Mar 2011
Kerri Sharp (Author)
Black Lace has been the publishing sensation of the decade. This is the first imprint to recognise women's erotic writing as a genre and it has given women the opportunity to write their fantasies, using their language. Black Lace books have explored areas of sexual fantasy where other women's fiction has feared to tread.
This is the first anthology of extracts from Black Lace with an exclusively contemporary theme. Seduction and mystery and darkly sensual behaviour are the key words to this unique collection of sensual writings from the female imagination. Worlds of secluded passion collide with unbridled erotic exploration, and scintillating characters delight in the thrill of total surrender to pleasure and decadent indulgence.
Published: 28 Feb 2011
When Lorna Erskine inherits Hinton Priory - deep in the heart of rural England - she thinks she is set for a life of tranquillity and pastoral bliss. She's wrong. Her closest neighbour, Ryder Tyrell, is not the country gentleman he seems to be and is trying to lure Lorna into his elite cult of sexual excess.
A ruthless businessman also has Lorna in his sights, and wants to build an exclusive leisure centre on her land. He sets out to seduce her - as does the darkly handsome architect who has been hired to restore the Priory; he has his own private reasons for wanting to possess her: body, mind and soul. The village is seething with intrigue, which can only escalate when Lorna discovers that paganism is thriving on her doorstep. Can she hold on to the Priory and her sanity?
Published: 28 Feb 2011
An erotic paranormal romance...
At an archduke's reception, a handsome young nobleman falls under the spell of a malevolent but irresistible sorceress. Two hundred years later, Belinda Seward also falls prey to sensual forces she can neither understand nor control. Stranded by a thunderstorm at a remote Gothic priory, Belinda and her boyfriend are drawn into an enclosed world of luxurious decadence and sexual alchemy. Their host is the courteous but melancholic André von Kastel; a beautiful aristocrat who mourns his lost love. He has plans for Belinda - plans which will take her into the realms of obsessive love and the erotic paranormal.
A stylishly sensual, erotic thriller set in the languid heat of an Italian summer.
Attractive but stern Boston academic, Donatella di'Bianchi, is in Italy to investigate the affairs of the Collegio Toscana, a school of visual arts. But her efforts are hampered by one man, the director, Steward Temple-Clarke. She is also sexually attracted to an English artist on the faculty, the alluring but mysterious Ian Ramsey.
In the course of her inquiry, Donatella's life is thrown into danger, but she receives help from Kiki Lee and Francesca Antinori. As the trio investigates the menacing mysteries surrounding the college, Donatella's new friends open her eyes to a world of sexual adventure with artists, students, and even the local police...
Published: 15 Feb 2011
Esme Ombriuex (Author)When Olena, nubile and much-appreciated guest at the secretive flagellant community that is the Private House, is kidnapped, Supreme Mistress Jem Darke and her lover Julia, chief of the guards, are unusually at a loss as to what to do. But Talia, the fey, submissive but resourceful leader of the forest people, who live a bucolic but perverted life on the House's large estate, has evidence that leads to Madame la Patronne, Jem's rival in the arts of dominance. Jem, Julia, Talia and her lover Anne agree a plan of pursuit. Their actions lead Talia straight into deep sexual waters: how far will she be required to submit to Madame la Patronne, whose imperious sexuality knows no limits? And even if Talia's tormented odyssey brings her to Olena, will either even want to return?
Published: 15 Feb 2011
An erotic 18th Century-set romp.
The year is 1720 and Lady Celine Fortescue is summoned by her father, Sir James, to join him on St Cecilia, the turbulent tropical island which he governs. But the girl who steps off the boat into the languid, intoxicating heat isn't the same girl who was content to stay at needle work in a dull Surrey mansion.
On a moonlit light, perfumed with the scent of night blooming flowers, Celine liaises with Liam O'Brian, one of the ship's officers to whom she became secretly betrothed on the long sea voyage. Their plans are thwarted , however, by her father and at the hands of Lord Odo Wraxall, a debauched rake with a penchant for nubile girls. Celine is thrown into confusion by Wraxall, whose arrogance and cruelty betray his preference for darker pleasures.
Exotic and opulent, this story of indulgent luxury is stimulation for the senses and not without a wicked streak of humour.
Detective Megan Matthews is cursed with always being right. Her instincts are good, her deductive reasoning even better. She's found her hard-headed ways to be too much for most men, so she's given up on trying to find Mr Right and has settled for arresting Mr Wrong.
Crime Scene photographer Ryan Andrews has had a crush on the sexy detective since he first took her photograph by accident at a crime scene. That picture became headline news and she hasn't talked to him since. He's tried everything to get her attention, but when nothing works he's left with only one option. But is blackmailing a cop into marriage really a good idea?
Book two in the Matthews Sister series.
Published: 14 Jun 2012