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No sex please – I’m married! #erotic #romance

No sex please – I’m married! #erotic #romance

Scratched oval red stamp with the word - no sex - vector svgI’m always slightly surprised when people approach me to say thanks for featuring older, married couples in so many of my stories. Is there really such a dearth of erotic stories about married couples that there’s a need to actively acknowledge it when it happens? Are these two concepts – marriage and sex – mutually exclusive in the world of erotic romance?

As an older married woman myself, I’m delighted to bring to life stories in which people who have a loving, long-term relationship, can still rediscover the spice that makes new relationships so exciting. I love the idea that we can overcome all the stress and grind of day-to-day living and take the time to fulfil our desires. No matter our age. No matter our marital status.

I don’t care that the average age of a romance heroine is 25. So what if Mister Grey is a self-made billionaire by the age of 27 (because, you know, they’re so commonplace ‘n all!)?

I want my heroes and heroines with a sprinkling of grey in their hair, not their name. I want my heroes and heroines with the extra pounds, the slightly saggy bits, the world-weary cynicism that comes with holding down a job, a mortgage, raising kids/teens/young adults, dealing with health issues.

Most of all, I want to transform the world for my characters by reminding them that sexy romance still exists as a possibility for all of us, no matter who we are or what stage we’re at in life.

In my story First Time, from the duet Not Vanilla (Spanking), a married couple attempt to re-kindle their waning libido during an anniversary weekend away. Their exploration of new boundaries begins with a spanking paddle… (warning – 18+ only excerpts ahead)

Not Vanilla Spanking coverNow, Grace. I’m waiting.” Impatience flares briefly in Henry’s features, and then disappears behind the stranger’s mask. This is my husband, and yet somehow it’s not.

My instinct is to immediately bend down and grab my ankles; let him do whatever he wants. The wet slickness that coats the seam between my legs is testament to how much I want to comply. My mind has yet to catch up with my body, though, and for some reason it won’t release the fear that is still holding me captive.

So I play for time and challenge him instead. “Why are you talking like that?” I know why. Of course I do, and yet these stupid questions spill out of my mouth. “Since when is that your thing?” I nod toward the paddle he’s cradling. It’s a style I would have bought myself, if I’d had the nerve. It’s quite large—a good beginner tool, because the larger head diffuses the impact. It’s made of wood, and I can see one side is cushioned with a padded leather cover. Henry is stroking that side on his palm. Clearly he loves the feel of it against his skin, and I have to confess, the thought of that leather caressing my body sends a signal straight to my sex. A breath catches in my throat as my long-dormant clit awakes with a throb. This weekend might be just what we need, after all.

In Watch Me from the duet Not Vanilla (Voyeurism), the struggle between a married couple to regain lost trust after William’s past indiscretion is central to why Isabel has taken up watching their neighbor:

Not Vanilla - Voyeurism cover“So, you like watching…guys have sex?” I couldn’t get my head around it, but she let out a nervous-sounding chuckle and shook her head.

“He’s not gay. He seems to like, well, all kinds of people. Men and women.”

My eyebrows rose. “At the same time?”

“No. Well, not always.”

“Not…” I cleared my throat, and a bark of laughter finally slipped out before I could stop it. My wife’s been getting off to group stuff?

What the hell had been going on here right under my ignorant nose? The lounge chair in the corner of our room suddenly looked real comfortable and I sank down onto it before my unsteady legs gave way.

“Does he know you’re…you know. Watching? If he doesn’t…” It’s illegal. I didn’t want to voice the last part of that sentence out loud, but the relief that swept through me when Izzy nodded turned my bones to mush. Lucky I was already sitting down.

“Yes. He doesn’t usually engage or anything, but…yes. Even that first time. It was kind of like he did it on purpose right in front of the window, looking for someone who would take the bait and…watch.”

And it was my wife who took the bait. My lips tightened, but then her shoulders lifted in a small shrug as she continued. “He always tells his partners before they start, too. I see their startled glance over here, but mostly they seem okay with it. He always shuts the curtains if they’re not. I think…” She hesitated, then blurted out, “I’m pretty sure they like knowing I’m here.”

Her tears came then, silently. They just welled up in those sad eyes, adding a green luminosity to the hazel, before brimming over and dropping down her cheeks.

Don’t, Izzy.” I hate it when she cries. Especially lately, when I feel like everything is somehow my fault.

“I’ll stop, Will. I promise—”

No.” I sucked in a breath and let it out slowly, trying to release my resentment over that bastard drawing my Izzy into such a crazy game.

After a moment I was back in control, and I held out my hands and beckoned her over. When she was standing in front of me her erect nipples were right at my eye height, and I wanted nothing more than to lean forward and suck them in, working her into a frenzy the way I used to.

Remember what sex was like with me, Isabel? I can give you that dazed expression again. If you’ll just let me back in.

Similarly, Platinum Passion from my Gods of Love paranormal erotic series, is about a couple’s twentieth wedding anniversary and their desire to rekindle the romance of their early years. Their quest is aided by Pothos, the sexy Greek god of sexual yearning, who has heard their call and intends to deliver an anniversary night to remember:

Platinum Passion CoverFrom her vantage point a couple of meters away the two men were silhouetted against star-kissed water that reflected the vast night sky. They looked beautiful, one the embodiment of power, the other in a more submissive pose, like an erotic picture on an ancient Greek urn, and she felt the rightness of what was about to come next.

“Jeannie, I want to suck his cock,” Jake said, without taking his eyes off Pothos.

Pothos looked at her, though, desire written across his features. “I find myself wanting this, more than I expected,” he admitted in a hoarse voice. “Something about the two of you is making this experience…more.”

“More what?” The two men were waiting for her go-ahead, and perversely, she wanted to make them wait. It felt pretty damn exciting to be in control, even if only for a few seconds.

“Just…more,” he answered. “I cannot explain it. I do not ordinarily experience the emotional side of loving, not often at all. But here, with the two of you…”

His eyes were pleading, and then Jake was looking at her as well. “Jeannie, for the love of God…”

She raised her chin. “All right,” she agreed. “Go for it, boys.”

Then Jake was bending forward and Pothos slid into his mouth. She saw Jake flinch at the first taste of another man, then the initial hesitation disappeared and he groaned and took the organ deeper, sucking and licking and moving his head, slowly at first and then faster as he found the right rhythm. All the while these incredible grunting noises were emanating from his throat, as Pothos growled his own enjoyment from above.

Jeannie sat up, wanting to join in, and Pothos beckoned her. On hands and knees she scooted over to Jake and shuffled in behind him, pressing her mons into his rear and thrusting hard, reaching around his body to find and stroke him while she did so, matching her rhythm to the one he was using on Pothos.

She couldn’t catch her breath and her heart pounded frantically in her chest. Her breasts sank into Jake’s back as she rode him while he mouth-fucked Pothos. Never in a million years would she have imagined doing this with her husband.

And what they were doing was driving her right to the edge.

Do you enjoy reading about established relationships, perhaps featuring older couples, in the romance books you read? Do you enjoy reading about the re-discovery – as opposed to the discovery – of passion in relationships? I’d love to hear what you think!

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Out Now! CUPID by Lucy Felthouse (@cw1985 @evernightpub) #christmas #erotica #romance #shifter

Out Now! CUPID by Lucy Felthouse (@cw1985 @evernightpub) #christmas #erotica #romance #shifter

Cupid-EvernightPublishing-Jayaheer2015-banner1From Jennifer: As you may know, I’m still recuperating from my accident a couple of months ago, and with one arm out of action I’m a tad limited on the internet. In the meantime, though, I’m delighted to share a holiday erotic romance from my friend and fellow erotic author, Lucy Felthouse. Here’s the skinny:

As a postman by day, and one of Santa’s reindeer on a single very special night, Cassius Cupid eats, sleeps, and breathes deliveries. He doesn’t mind, but sometimes wishes that someone would send him something more exciting than bills and junk mail.

One cold January morning, Cassius gets his wish. A young woman arrives with a parcel. Turns out it’s for his housemate – but Cassius doesn’t care. All he’s interested in is Carina – the beautiful female courier.

Has Cupid finally met his match?

Buy a copy of CUPID here.

Add to your Goodreads shelf here.

Excerpt:

Cupid-EvernightPublishing-Jayaheer2015-smallpreviewCassius Cupid woke with a start, and then sat bolt upright in his bed. Shit, I’m going to be late! was his first thought.

Milliseconds later his brain switched on, and he remembered. He was on holiday. Flopping back onto the warm mattress and pillows with a contented sigh, he smiled. No work for fourteen whole days—it was going to be utter bliss. He stretched, relishing the feeling it created in his sleep-softened muscles. Ahhh…this is the life.

He knew he wouldn’t go back to sleep—hell, it was eight o’clock, which was practically the middle of the day for someone in his profession—so Cassius fell to thinking about how he was going to spend his day, not to mention the several others in front of him. God knew he deserved to relax and have some fun. He’d just emerged from the busiest part of his year, and he was more than ready to do some chilling out.

He enjoyed his job as a postman—he really did—but the Christmas period was a total killer. He idly wondered how many cards and presents he’d delivered over the past few weeks. It didn’t bear thinking about. Once you factored in the festive period itself, the weird few days between Christmas and New Year, and then the flurry of mail that got sent when everyone went back to work properly at the beginning of January, he’d racked up some serious deliveries. And that was before you even thought about his other job—which was for just one day a year, but was arguably more important than the other 364 put together.

Cassius—or Cupid, as he was known to his boss and colleagues in his second, but most important job—was not only a regular postman for the Royal Mail, but also a reindeer. For a single day of the year, Cassius had the supernatural power to transform into one of Santa’s faithful steeds and help pull that famous magical sleigh, delivering presents to excited children the world over.

Therefore, it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that Cassius really did eat, sleep and breathe deliveries, but not for the next fourteen days. All he planned to do was watch some TV, read some books, maybe go out hiking, meet some friends… basically anything that wasn’t delivering something to someone. Hey, he might even receive something through the post himself—preferably not the usual crap; bills and junk mail. He didn’t hold out much hope.

He lounged in bed for another ten minutes before realising he was lying there just for the sake of it. Being on holiday didn’t have to equal staying in bed all day—and certainly not for someone as active as him. He reached over to his bedside table, grabbed his glasses and put them on. Throwing off his thick duvet, he walked to his bedroom window and peeked out through the curtains, immediately glad of the effective central heating he and his housemate had forked out to have installed the previous year.

The outside world was covered in a thick layer of snow, and Cassius was mightily glad that he wasn’t out delivering letters and parcels. The stuff was treacherous enough without having to carry a heavy bag up and down driveways, paths, and pavements — most of which either hadn’t been cleared, or had been cleared badly, leaving incredibly slippery patches of ground for an unsuspecting postie to come across. God knows he’d gone down enough times, but, much to his relief, nobody had ever seen him do it. He’d always been relatively unharmed—excerpt for his pride, of course—and had been able to scramble back to his feet and carry on.

The eerie silence outside was broken by the rumble of an engine, and Cassius turned his head to look up the street—he lived in a cul-de-sac, so he knew that’s where the vehicle would come from—and watched as a delivery van made its way slowly and carefully down the road. He hoped the driver was sensible enough to try and steer over the thickest parts of the snow—the more people went over and over the same patches, packing it down, the more the road surface resembled an ice rink. And since the cul-de-sac was on a slight hill, it was easy enough to get stuck. He’d seen it so many times—even going outside one time last winter to suggest the driver go down to the bottom of the road, turn around and try reversing up the hill—an almost foolproof plan for vans with rear-wheel drive. He’d gotten a big thumbs-up for that suggestion as the driver finally got to the junction where the road became flat, and went on his merry way.

As the van drew closer to his house, he saw that the driver was a woman. That would explain her cautious driving—he’d never admit it to one of his drinking buddies, but women were far superior when it came to driving in adverse weather conditions. He even thought he’d seen some survey containing statistics that proved it.

Author Bio

Lucy Felthouse is a very busy woman! She writes erotica and erotic romance in a variety of subgenres and pairings, and has over 140 publications to her name, with many more in the pipeline. These include several editions of Best Bondage Erotica, Best Women’s Erotica 2013 and Best Erotic Romance 2014. Another string to her bow is editing, and she has edited and co-edited a number of anthologies, and also edits for a small publishing house. She owns Erotica For All, is book editor for Cliterati, and is one eighth of The Brit Babes. Find out more at http://www.lucyfelthouse.co.uk. Join her on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to her newsletter at: http://eepurl.com/gMQb9

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Pre-order FLAVORS OF KINK #NewRelease #Erotic Box Set

Pre-order FLAVORS OF KINK #NewRelease #Erotic Box Set

Not Vanilla 3D_200Hi folks, I’m going to keep this post short and sweet, as I’m still recovering from this darn accident and can’t type much with one arm in splint and sling! However, I wanted to sneak out of recovery mode to share the exciting news that all six stories in the NOT VANILLA series I co-authored with Roz Lee, are now available in the one box-set collection.

For a limited time, the collection will be listed at the special price of only 99 cents!

Pre-order your copy now, for delivery to your preferred eBook reading device next week (Nov 17th):

Amazon US  /  Amazon UK  /  Amazon AU

B&N  /  iBooks  /  Smashwords  /  ARe

Add to your Goodreads shelf

Here’s the blurb:

Two bestselling authors… three words… six naughty stories…

Get all six NOT VANILLA stories in the one box-set collection, and taste the forbidden with a tantalizing glimpse into a range of flavors that are definitely not vanilla!

VOYEURISM
Watch Me by Jennifer Lynne
Lookin’ Good by Roz Lee

BONDAGE
Hung Up by Roz Lee
Alpha Submissive by Jennifer Lynne

SPANKING
First Time by Jennifer Lynne
Domestic Discipline by Roz Lee

Dare to taste this naughty erotic romance box-set? Contains sex scenes and Adult themes including light BDSM, bondage, rope play, voyeurism, spanking and domestic discipline.

undressing femaleReviews

From Fresh Fiction on VOYEURISM

“Not Vanilla will scorch your mind and leaves you breathless…I loved it!”

 From Literary Addicts on VOYEURISM

“You are in for one hell of a hot ride because there was no way I could put this book down once I started reading it.”

 From Manic Readers on BONDAGE

“The stories are dynamite hot … I think you’ll love this series.”

 From The Romance Reviews on BONDAGE

“Simply marvelous…The sensuousness of rope as an extension of someone’s fingers…you’ll want to read these stories again and again.”

 From Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews on SPANKING

“I love these… highly erotic yet the couple involved share a bond and are simply exploring more in their relationship.”

 From The Color of Ink on SPANKING

“The steamy interactions and relatable characters make both of these stories great. I definitely recommend this read.”

Our gorgeous cover (both the 3D and 2D version) was designed by the talented Willsin Rowe. Don’t you just love it?!

SWEET AND SPICY – A Celebration of Romance by @TheMRWG #Kindle #NewRelease

SWEET AND SPICY – A Celebration of Romance by @TheMRWG #Kindle #NewRelease

Sweet and Spicy CoverI’m briefly coming out of accident recuperation mode (yep, still in splint and sling unfortunately, and typing one-handed is getting old!) to share some exciting news from my local Australian writer’s group, the Melbourne Romance Writers Guild.

For the first time ever, and to celebrate their 25th anniversary, 18 members have come together to produce a collection of short stories that run the whole gamut of romance from super sweet to wickedly hot and sexy!

SWEET AND SPICY really is a celebration of all things romance. Some authors in the collection are already established and well-loved, but for others this will be their first foray into publishing.

I am delighted to have been involved in helping this wonderful project come to fruition, and I encourage you to check out this eclectic anthology collection. The gorgeous cover was designed by Jay Aheer.

Pre-order SWEET AND SPICY – A CELEBRATION OF ROMANCE, for delivery to your eBook reading device on Nov 10th:

Amazon US

Amazon AU

Amazon UK

Amazon CA

Barnes & Noble

Smashwords

All Romance eBooks

 

Heart’s Destiny Book Tour & Giveaway #erotic #romance

Heart’s Destiny Book Tour & Giveaway #erotic #romance

tour bannerHi everyone, I’m delighted to announce the start of an online book tour for my new erotic release, HEART’S DESTINY, hosted by Twin Tours Promotions.

Those who visit and comment during the tour will be entered in a giveaway draw. The more you comment on the tour, the more chances you have to win! There’s more about the giveaway prizes below, but first, where can you enter the draw? At any or all of these tour stops:

Thursday Dec 4

Friday Dec 5

Saturday Dec 6

Sunday Dec 7

Tuesday Dec 9

Wednesday Dec 10

Giveaway!

GOL_VOL1_JL_-FrontaWine Charm Set_Gods of LoveEnter the HEART’S DESTINY tour giveaway by visiting any/all stops on the Book Tour, and leaving a comment. At the end of the Tour I’ll randomly draw a winner from all commenters, who will receive a signed print copy of GODS OF LOVE (VOLUME 1), and a set of wine glass charms based on the GODS OF LOVE series book covers. These charms are perfect for holiday season parties, to hang on your wine glass stem and keep track of who belongs to which glass!

Don’t forget, HEART’S DESTINY, the featured book on the tour, is available for two weeks at the special price of just 99 cents (US).

Buy a copy at your favorite eBook retailer:

Amazon US  /  Amazon UK  /  Amazon AU

All Romance eBooks

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Release day! HEART’S DESTINY out now

Release day! HEART’S DESTINY out now

Heart's Destiny - Outback 200I’m delighted to announce that Heart’s Destiny is out this week (4th Dec) and is already available at the special limited-time price of 99 cents.

This erotic romance novella was first published in Seduction – One Fortune at a Time, a multi-author collection of sexy stories by romance authors including Lisa Carlisle and Roz Lee, in Sept 2014. This stand-alone edition of Heart’s Destiny contains several expanded scenes.

Here’s the blurb:

Sometimes erotic romance does have a happy-ever-after! Eve’s quest to find her past leaves no time for love, until a chance prediction leads to the seductive Ky Ransom and a destiny that could make—or break—both their hearts.

Reeling from the death of her mother and the discovery that she was adopted, Eve Perroni embarks on a quest to find her roots. A chance encounter with a mysterious fortune-teller leads to the Australian bush and Cavanagh Cottage, the birthplace of her infamous outlaw ancestor. She intends to research and write the story of her past, but instead finds herself in direct conflict with charismatic developer Ky Ransom – the very man she has been told will fulfil her heart’s desire for a future centered around family…if she will just allow herself to love him.

Ky needs Cavanagh Cottage almost as much as Eve, and he has the money to get what he wants. Every single time. Can these two souls on a collision course find the true love that has been predicted, when everything they are searching for could be snatched away at any moment?

To take advantage of the special limited-time price of 99 cents, buy your copy this week at Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon AU (Kindle), All Romance eBooks (EPUB, PDF or .MOBI) or Smashwords (EPUB, PDF).

Seductive #excerpts – Day 7 @JenniLynnAuthor HEARTS DESTINY #CoverReveal

Seductive #excerpts – Day 7 @JenniLynnAuthor HEARTS DESTINY #CoverReveal

Heart's Destiny - Outback 200I’m going to finish this series of excerpts from SEDUCTION – ONE FORTUNE AT A TIME with an Adults-only scene from my erotic romance novella in the multi-author boxed set collection.

HEART’S DESTINY now has its very own cover and I’m delighted to include it here today to share a glimpse into my story in which two damaged souls with no time for love find themselves thrust together toward a seductive destiny that could make—or break—both their hearts.

Excerpt:

The measured pace was going to drive her insane. She tried to force herself down onto his erection but he was firmly in command of them both. Control. She wanted to lose it. He was intent on retaining it. Inch by inch he lowered her, so deliberate and unhurried that her vaginal walls began to clench involuntarily. It had been too quick last time to fully take in what it felt like to have Ky fill her channel with his flesh. This time he was making sure they had all the time in the world.

She was burning hot, and shivering, at the same time. His eyes were narrowed in concentration and his lips were parted, and when he bit his bottom lip and groaned, a tiny whimper escaped her throat. “It feels so good to have you inside me,” she whispered, and he nodded.

“It’s like this is meant to be. I’ve never felt anything like this before.” He thrust his hips, just a little, as if staking his claim on her body. “So right.” Her eyes closed briefly as her womb responded to the invasion.

“Me either. It’s like coming home. To this place. To this moment. To you, deep inside me.” Her hands were all over him as she spoke, his skin soft and warm beneath her fingertips, the steel-hard muscle underneath adding an element of hardness to the experience. She couldn’t get enough. His nipples had firmed into round pebbles and she leaned forward to flick at one with the tip of her tongue.

He groaned and the sound galvanised her into movement. She began to circle her hips, gently at first and then riding harder and faster. There was a flash of pain where his fingers dug in, pinching the flesh of her hips as he steadied her in the lift and release. Then he was moving too, meeting her thrust for thrust. His features were pulled tight in a rictus of concentration and flickering orange light from the fire danced in writhing unison with their bodies.

Seduction Flat CoverSEDUCTION – ONE FORTUNE AT A TIME is only available at the special price of 99 cents for a short time longer. If you’d like to read more from my novella, HEART’S DESTINY, plus six  seductive novellas from the talented romance authors I’ve been showcasing over the past couple of weeks, then please grab your copy  from:

Amazon US  /  Amazon UK  /  Amazon AUS

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Seductive #excerpts – Day 6 @TimesNewLaura HIDDEN FORTUNE #Sexy #Romance

Seductive #excerpts – Day 6 @TimesNewLaura HIDDEN FORTUNE #Sexy #Romance

Seduction cover jpgI have enormous admiration for romance author Laura Sheehan, who was in regular contact with us before, during and after the birth of her beautiful baby in the lead-up to publication of our multi-author boxed set collection, SEDUCTION – ONE FORTUNE AT A TIME. And yes, I did say during!

I am delighted today to feature Laura’s sexy novella from the collection, with an enticing excerpt from HIDDEN FORTUNE.

Blurb:

Ava has always played it safe, but after a midnight run-in with a sexy stranger, she discovers that perhaps fortune favors the bold. Can she find the courage to seek the ultimate treasure?

Excerpt:

Ava watched as Mitch departed, half-relieved and half-regretful. She was so in over her head. When he’d kissed her, she’d just about lost it.

She had no idea it could be like that. The very best sex she’d ever had couldn’t even compare to the kiss she’d just experienced. And that was just a kiss! She’d been so flustered, she wasn’t even sure what she’d said. Apparently she’d said something about emailing him?

Just then, her phone rang. Pulling her cell phone out of her pocket, she saw that it was Jessica, probably calling to check in on her. If she ignored it, Jessica might take her earlier message seriously and send the cops over. But she was in no state of mind to have a conversation with Jess right now.

Having no choice, she answered the call. “Hey, Jess, I’m fine, everything is just fine, I’m about to head home, and everything is fine.”

There was a long pause before Jessica responded. “Oh my god, you slept with him didn’t you?”

“What?! No!”

“Something happened, I can hear it in your voice. Oh, this is just fabulous! Tell me everything. Is he there right now?”

“He went to the bedroom,” Ava stammered.

There was a loud squeal, and Ava had to pull the phone from her ear. “No, it’s not like that,” she insisted.

“Well, then tell me. What is it like? Is he hot? Did you guys kiss? Make out? Get to third base?”

Ava glanced nervously toward the bedroom, worried Mitch would come out and overhear them. She whispered quickly into the phone, “He’s totally gorgeous, way out of my league, and yes we kissed, but then he stopped, and I’m glad he did because I have no idea what I’m doing and I’m freaking out. It was very exciting and all, but I’m getting the hell out of here before anything else happens.”

Jessica was silent again, this time for so long that Ava checked her phone display to see if she’d lost the connection. Finally, she heard her friend’s voice.

“And then what?”

“What do you mean?” Ava asked, genuinely confused.

“After you run away with your tail between your legs, what then?”

“Then… nothing. I don’t know. He doesn’t seem like the relationship type, so I doubt I’ll see him again after tonight.”

“How would you know? You barely know him.”

“Exactly,” Ava agreed, glad that Jessica could see if from her point of view.

Jessica sighed. “What I meant is that you’re running away again. You aren’t even giving this guy a chance.”

Ava was about to interrupt, but Jessica wouldn’t let her.

“No, listen to me. The way I see it you have three options. One, you can run away like you always do and regret it for the rest of your life. Two, you can get this guy’s number and then actually call him. And you can’t chicken out, Ava. You have to actually call him and set up another date and get to know the guy. And then, when you finally get comfortable with him, you guys can have wild monkey sex.”

“Oh, for heaven’s sake… what’s my third option?”

“Glad you asked,” Jessica said, and Ava could hear the smile in her voice as she responded. “The third option is a lot like the second option, except you skip directly to the end part.”

“What, just sleep with him?”

“No, have wild monkey sex with him.”

“That’s insane.”

“No, it’s not,” Jessica insisted. “It can be incredibly liberating, not to mention satisfying. You deserve to let your hair down and go a little wild for once in your life. And it’s not like you’re being totally stupid, I know you’re on the pill, and use a condom, of course. But really, it’s just sex. What do you have to lose?”

Just then, Mitch came back into the living room, still shirtless, carrying a small, white card. The lamplight seemed to glow on his dark skin, and emphasized the sharp features of his face with shadows, reminding her again of a predator stalking its prey.

For a moment, she imagined surrendering herself to him, submitting to his overwhelming masculinity. She wanted to feel deliciously feminine and awash with passion like she had just a few minutes ago, but this time, she didn’t want to zone out. She wanted to enjoy every second of it, to roll around in the tangible sensations like a cat.

“Ava, are you still there?”

“I gotta go,” Ava answered, her voice husky.

“He’s back, isn’t he? Go for door number three! Wild monkey sex!”

“Yeah,” Ava answered back before disconnecting the call, unsure if she was placating her or agreeing with her.

SEDUCTION – ONE FORTUNE AT A TIME includes HIDDEN FORTUNE plus six other seductive stories, for the limited time only price of 99 cents. Grab your copy today from any of these eBook retailers:

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