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Mina Carter’s                 Stratton Wolves!
by robinrotham on May 21st, 2015 14 Comments »

Good morning, and thanks for having me on the Smutketeers :) Today I’m talking about my latest release, ENFORCER’S HEART, which is the third in the Stratton Wolves series.

In paranormal romance a lot of stories tend to focus on love at first sight and a wolf finding his mate and knowing, instantly, that she’s the one for him. Riley, the hero from Enforcer’s Heart, is a little different. He’s already had his happily never after and doesn’t want anything to do with mating again. Until he meets curvy Ce, a sexy cop who got bitten on the day she didn’t take her anti-furry pills. He wants her, but doesn’t want her all at the same time. Exploring a different angle on a werewolf love story was a lot of fun, and I hope you’ll love reading about Ce and Riley as much as I liked writing them. So, for you today, I have an exclusive excerpt and a contest for you! (Scroll down and enter for a chance to win a $20 ARe Gift Certificate)

 

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What’s worse than getting bitten by a werewolf? Not taking your anti-furball pills and then getting bitten by a werewolf. Which, FYI, sucks.

Called to investigate a midnight break in, Detective Carla ‘Ce’ Callahan doesn’t expect to come face to snout with a pissed off werewolf. And she’s all outta silver bullets. But hey, she still manages to hold her own, even if she does get a bite on the ass for her trouble. Now she’s in werewolf custody until the full moon while they wait for an answer to a very important question. Will she shift? Or won’t she?

Doesn’t really matter when she meets the hot and sexy enforcer for the pack… Looking at him, she thinks she could get used to the furry side of life. Especially when the guy has an ass like that. She wants a tiny nibble…

Riley Copeland’s life sucks. The woman he loved and brought over to the lycan way of life revels in trying to get him killed and his pack alpha seems to think he’s some kind of furry babysitter. He’s been forced to look after a bitten newbie until she turns–or doesn’t. And she’s a cop, no less. Great. Just freaking great. But that ass of hers… He just wants a tiny nibble…

Of course, there’s someone out there that thinks it’d be really great if she was six feet under. Now she’s on the run and the chase is on. Ce may get away, but Riley is gonna catch her… and her heart.

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Excerpt:

He looped a towel around his shoulders and made his way back to the house. As soon as he set foot through the door, he froze. Scent assaulted him. Steam and shower gel, the smell of a female’s need and the sweet aroma of her release.

His wolf howled with rage at missing such a treat, and the emotion flowed through him like a tidal wave, stripping his control and restraint. With a snarl he tore through the house, taking the steps two at a time to arrive on the landing at the same moment she stepped into the hallway.

She jumped, a gasp on her lips at his sudden appearance. “Riley! Sorry, you scared me.”

“Really?” he growled, stalking forward. First, she got herself off in the shower, leaving the perfume of her release in the air to torment him and then she tortured him by wrapping that luscious body of hers in a skimpy towel that strained as it struggled to contain her ample bust. His mouth watered at the thought of stripping it from her, releasing her tits and tasting the delectable treat of her nipples.

She backed up, eyes wide, until her back hit the wall. He forestalled further flight by planting a hand either side of her head, trapping her.

“Riley? W-what’s wrong?” she asked, meeting his eyes squarely and doing her best to hide her fear. But it was there, in the quiver of her lip. Instantly, he felt like a dick for scaring her, but not enough to let her go.

“You. Getting off. In my shower,” he ground out, leaning down to run his nose along her throat. To his pleasure, she tilted her head to allow him better access. A submissive gesture, even as she shivered in the sudden chill after the heat of the bathroom.

“You think I wouldn’t smell it? Wolf, remember? Male wolf…” The growl escaped before he could stop it and she jumped. He was a fucking asshole but couldn’t help himself. “There’s nothing about you I can’t scent.”

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Either / Or

 

Summer or winter? Winter

Tattoos or piercings? Tattoos!

City girl or country girl? Country girl

Beer or girly drink with an umbrella? Anything with Vodka or Rum

Jeans or stilettos? Combat boots ;)

Quiet dinner in front of the fire or hot night on the town? Ooh…a quiet dinner. Who knows what could happen?

Elegant fop or rough-edged rogue? Rogue all the way!

Cop or fireman? Cop. Think of the handcuffs ;)

Rough and ready cowboy or corporate big-wig in a sharp suit? The suit wins it

Vampire or werewolf? Can I go with a Gargoyle instead?

Soft, sensual make out session or throw you up against the wall? Wall every time ;)

Gorgeous canopy bed with satin sheets or fur rug in front of a blazing fire? The bed

Dog person or cat person? Both!

 

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Contest time!

So, inquiring minds want to know…
What single main quality would your ideal alpha hero have?

I will choose a name (at random) from the list of commenters here
on Sunday 24th May :)

RT 2015: The Smutketeers & Friends see Pitch Perfect 2!
by edenbradley on May 18th, 2015 3 Comments »

We had an amazing time at the RT Booklovers Convention this year, as always, but it was even more special because we got to meet so many of our Smutkedettes and new author, blogger and reader friends! We are all still exhausted and a li’l weepy at leaving everyone behind. But the amazing RG put together a video of our trip to see Pitch Perfect 2 on opening night! We had three buses full of people, there was singing on the way there and the way back, the Cups song, terrible renditions of songs from Pitch Perfect 1, laughing and crying during the movie, and possibly one of the best nights of our lives! So, without further ado (which is hard for me-I’m a talker!), I give you RG’s video of awesomeness! And our plea to post RT pics all over Facebook or link us to pics in your comments here. Love our Smutkedettes! Miss you all!

~Eden, RG and Robin. : )

At Home for RT Contest!
by R.G. Alexander on May 8th, 2015 131 Comments »

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Conference time is here! We have one room completely filled with promo boxes and our other rooms are quickly being filled with people who came early to get ready together. It’s nice. I wish everyone could come but I know that’s not possible. So I have a plan.

Last week Book 2 in the Finn Factor series, SCANDALOUS, released to the masses, but I didn’t have time to post on Smutketeers because I was (and still am) in panic mode. I’m so excited to see all my friends but I am not ready.

On that note…I’m having a FINN FACTOR contest for those people who are staying at home this year! There will be 2 winners–one will receive a box full of RT swag from the conference and my own items, and the other will receive a $200 Amazon gift card!

What do you have to do? Share this contest from the 8th to the 17th. Share it everywhere and tell me about it in the comments below. The more you share, the more times you’ll be entered to win. We want everyone to know about the two books in the series that have already released, and to get excited about the third book that will be coming soon after the conference! *Bonus* If you’ve read and liked either book, leave a review for them on Amazon and let me know to be entered to win again!

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Out NOW

Will it be Scandalous?

If Natasha Rivera is involved, the answer is usually yes. The owner of The Twisted Tart bakery has never been shy about expressing her opinions or her desires. The only secret she ever kept had to do with her feelings for a certain Finn and the details of their unusual relationship.

When reformed bad boy Senator Stephen Finn asks Natasha to join him for a week of political intrigue and kink, there’s no way she can say no. Nothing has changed. His star is still on the rise and she is still too wild to be tamed. Once they get their hands on each other they’re bound to cause a scandal…but it might just be worth it.

Recipe of Warning: Take one outspoken, sexually confident woman and a repressed former bad boy. Combine until sparks fly. Add voyeurism, exhibitionism, spanking, excessive quantities of explicit sex, a kinky house party and whatever pervertible you have on hand…thoroughly shake the mixture until your wrists hurt or your batteries run low. Mmmm. Yummy warning.

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Curious

 

The first book in the Finn Factor and #1 Amazon bestseller and an ARe bestseller!

Are you Curious?

Jeremy Porter is. Though the bisexual comic book artist has known Owen Finn for most of his life—long enough to know that he is terminally straight—he can’t help but imagine what things would be like if he weren’t.

Owen is far from vanilla—as a dominant in the local fetish community, he sees as much action as Jeremy does. Lately even more.

Since Jeremy isn’t into collars and Owen isn’t into men, it seems like his fantasies will remain just that forever…until one night when Owen gets curious.

Warning: Contains explicit m/m nookie. A lot of it. Very detailed. Two men getting kinky, talking dirty and doing the horizontal mambo. Are you reading this? Do you see them on the cover? Guy parts will touch. You have been warned.

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AND COMING SOON BOOK 3

Brady Finn’s story *G*

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I’ll pick a winner when I get back from conference. Then Eden, Robin and I will have tons to share with you. Until then…

ALL FOR SMUT AND SMUT FOR ALL!

 

WINNERS

Box of Swag EM BARTON

$200 Amazon gift card TAWANIA

Send me an email r.g.alexander@hotmail.com for more info on your prize!

An Interview and a Contest!
by R.G. Alexander on Mar 9th, 2015 46 Comments »

So CURIOUS came out Feb 27th, but we decided to throw a party for it today since it is doing so well!! *Thank you readers!*

Let’s take a look at this release and then my crit partner and fellow Smutketeer Robin L. Rotham is going to interview me about how this book came together. AND THEN? CONTEST!
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#1 Amazon Bestseller!

Are you Curious?

Jeremy Porter is. Though the bisexual comic book artist has known Owen Finn for most of his life—long enough to know that he is terminally straight—he can’t help but imagine what things would be like if he weren’t.

Owen is far from vanilla—as a dominant in the local fetish community, he sees as much action as Jeremy does. Lately even more.

Since Jeremy isn’t into collars and Owen isn’t into men, it seems like his fantasies will remain just that forever…until one night when Owen gets curious.

Warning: Contains explicit m/m nookie. A lot of it. Very detailed. Two men getting kinky, talking dirty and doing the horizontal mambo. Are you reading this? Do you see them on the cover? Guy parts will touch. You have been warned.

EXCERPT:

“So she talks about what I do at the club? With you?”

“It’s Tasha, man,” Jeremy reassured him softly. “And it’s me. Don’t get all ‘What happens in Fight Club’ on me. I’m not judging.”

“’Torture chamber stuff’ sounds like judging. You shouldn’t knock it until you’ve tried it.” Owen paused. “Have you? Any of your threesomes gone beyond the usual bedroom play? Anyone want to tie you up or spank you? Don’t tell me Tasha’s never asked.”

This was not the right conversation to get his mind off of sex. “She hasn’t, and neither has anyone else. No one would dare. You’re both aware that’s not my thing, but you know my motto. Whatever turns you on is good by me.”

“That was mine until a few weeks ago,” Owen muttered.

Damn it.

“So we are going to talk about it.” Jeremy tried to play it nonchalant, feeling anything but. “This is me, officially apologizing. We should’ve locked the door, I know. But I don’t think we scarred you for life, did we? I mean, you chain women to crosses and mark them up with a tool chest full of kink for fun. All I do is—”

“Fuck men while Tasha watches.”

Jeremy ran a hand through his hair. “Yeah, well, I do that when she doesn’t watch too. I also fuck other women on occasion. I’ve got an equal-opportunity dick. It takes all comers.”

“Funny.”

He narrowed his gaze on Owen. “If I crossed a line with Natasha without knowing it, if you’re planning on seriously pursuing her, I’ll back off. I’m not trying to take anything from you. You know I would never do that.”

Owen shook his head, an expression of frustration crossing his handsome face. “No. I mean, yes, it’s never been a secret that I wanted her. Everybody wants her. Even you. Hell, even my brothers—well, you’d have to be a eunuch not to. But she has her own play partners and no interest in dating me. She knows her own mind, and the last thing I’d ever do is warn you away. She’d kick my ass or get her grandmother in Puerto Rico to curse my manhood—which is a threat she’s used on me more than once. Believe it or not, she isn’t the problem.”

Now Jeremy was confused. He’d been so sure he was right. “You can tell me the truth. It’s obvious seeing her with me rattled you. If you ask my opinion, I think you could win her over if you—”

“Just stop,” Owen bit out forcefully. “This isn’t about her, damn it. It’s about you.”

Jeremy’s head jerked back in surprise. “Me? What about me?”

“Hell.” Owen swallowed, his blue eyes going dark. “You’re going to make me spell it out. Fine.”

He stepped toward Jeremy, yanking the beer out of his hand and setting it on the counter.

“Owen, what the fuck?”

He was standing so close Jeremy could feel his body heat, feel his breath on his cheek as he spoke. “You want to know what I was thinking about today? What got me hard while my birthday present was jiggling her giant tits in my face? That night. I haven’t been able to stop thinking about the three of you in that room.”

“Is that what’s been bothering you? Seriously? That’s…that’s normal, Owen,” Jeremy assured him softly, trying not to show any outward reaction to his words. “No man’s dick is immune to a live porn show. Threesomes are hot and we’re visual creatures. It’s the nature of the beast. It doesn’t have to mean anything.”

“Trying to reassure the nervous heterosexual?” Owen chuckled roughly. “That’s sweet. Is it normal that Tasha was nearly naked with her legs spread invitingly, but you were the one I couldn’t stop looking at? That I keep hearing what that guy said about you when you…”

His words faded and he stepped back, his gaze dropping again to Jeremy’s now snug jeans. “Did you like it? Having him beg for you like that? Is that why you didn’t stop when you saw me?”

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THE INTERVIEW

*Note on this. Robin is my critique partner. I feel very strongly that I could not actually write a book without her because she is so good at finding problems and misplaced modifiers and helping a story flow. She’s a magician. When I first started this story? Even though the scene I’d fantasized was m/m I was going to make it a menage, because I write a lot of menage, and other than one acid trip to Oz I’d like to forget about lol I’ve never written straight m/m before.

I mentioned this to Robin and she thought it was a mistake. Either I do a full on menage or I cut out the woman. We tussled, but then when I actually started writing the story? The character’s feelings were so profound I knew that this wasn’t about anything else but Jeremy and Owen. I wrote the story and gave it to Robin, and we began to sexy tussle some more. Here we are reflecting on our experience. Enjoy.

(this is actually more of an IM conversation that turned into an interview *G*)

Robin: Maybe I could interview you. Since I’m the one who learned a very important lesson.

RG: Sure. You did?

Robin: Yes, I certainly did. Maybe I should just ask how you felt about my critting Curious at first. Because I KNOW you were nervous about it.

RG: Well I was-because you told me from the beginning that you’ve been reading tons of M/M and I know you have a fangirl crush on Heidi Cullinan.

Robin: Yes! Heidi IS my current favorite writer.

RG: I know. *G* Here I was, just having a private dirty fantasy that turned into a story idea, and I was sending it to someone who had read all the best M/M

Robin: Did you think my expectations would be too high?

RG: I was pretty sure you’d give me a lot of edits.

Robin: But don’t you always expect that? :D Admit it–you expect me to make you cry.

RG: Yes. I do. But especially when its something I know is dear to your heart. Whippy Smacky. M/M.

Robin: LOL! But when I expressed concern and wanted you to change the story, you told me (paraphrasing here) “Look–the story and the relationship unfold how they unfold. That just how I write.” That was the first time you’d ever told me off like that, and so I held my breath and hoped for the best.

RG: I was pretty tough this time. I liked being in Jeremy’s POV, and I thought they needed to be this sexual to be true to their characters.

Robin: Your muse took you in a different direction than you’d expected, though, and the story itself was pretty good. But I thought it lacked the deep, angsty gay-man issues and had more sex than m/m readers liked. I was afraid you’d be skewered by highbrow m/m aficionados and said so.

RG: Yes you did.  A lot.

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Robin: But what I’d forgotten is that when I first started reading m/m, *I* didn’t like the angsty books. I liked them lighter and sexier, more emotion-driven. I fell into the trap that many writers who read a lot fall into–I had a too-specific idea in my head of what a “good” m/m book looked like.

RG: Well let me just say there is nothing wrong with angsty books. If I had a super angsty character in my head I would totally write him. But I had Owen. And Owen was not angsty. lmao

Robin: You took most of my editing and revision suggestions. Because we work together, whether we agree or not.

RG: Of course I did, I’m not an idiot. *G* I know how brilliant you are. And the whole point is not for me to be right or you to be right, it’s for the story to be right. And your revisions helped pull Owen back a little, because damn. Enough said.

Robin: And when you released it, you were more worried about the book than you had to be because of my concerns.

RG: Maybe.

Robin: I don’t think anyone was more surprised than you when it shot up to the top of the bestseller lists.

RG: You were surprised. *G*

Robin: I was! Not because you’re not a great writer but because of my own expectations of m/m books. In fact, my expectations were so high, even *I* am afraid to write one, even though I love them.

RG: I think you would kick ass at m/m… You were more worried about this book than any you’ve ever critted for me.

Robin: Yes, I was. I was afraid you’d be crushed. And look at the reviews! I’ve rarely seen a well-written book get such positive reviews without some negative ones to balance them.

RG: I know–honestly, for all my stick-to-my-guns big talk, I had no idea people would like these guys and the Finns as much as I did.

Robin: And now it’s in Amazon’s Top 100 Kindle books and selling like hotcakes. Everyone LOVES this book because of the characters and their relationship, and even because of the extended family.

RG: And because I had a great crit partner and editor.

Robin: Well thank you, but I always tease you about your “cast of thousands” and think it will hold the book back, and yet so many readers love it. So what lessons did we learn?

RG: Yay Guy nookie? *G*

Robin: Well, yes, that too. But what I’ve learned is, I’ve been holding MYSELF back because of my own expectations, and my perception of reader and reviewer expectations. I get paralyzed thinking about what everyone expects from me, and from the genre I’m writing.

I get paralyzed thinking everyone expects me to “mature” as a writer and be more about plot and less about sex.

I try to complicate my stories with plot issues I’m just not feeling, and then I give up because I don’t like them.

When I look back at my bestselling books, they’re the ones that I wrote purely for the love of the characters and the fantasy. Carnal Harvest is still a strong seller, almost seven years after it was published, and it was a farm wife’s sex fantasy. Why do I want to get away from THAT? So what the success of Curious has done is free me from my own fears and allow me to finally move on Jordan’s story, which I’ve been dying to write since I finished FrankenDom.

RG: YAY!!

Robin: The story will unfold as my heart wants it to, and I’ll love it whether or not anyone else does.

I need to remember that my writing is a form of expressing myself, and when I censor myself too severely, I get frustrated. I have my own stories to tell, not anyone else’s, and you do, too.

RG: And I have learned that I was right all along, I can’t write a book without you. *G* And also that I need to stop worrying about things I can’t change. I can’t change my process. I have faith in my characters to tell me where we’re going, and I just need to trust that. And also, being brave is cool. You know I almost changed my name to publish this, because I’m not normally an m/m author. I sure am glad I decided to just take a chance. So happy that everyone is enjoying it! I hope they keep following the Finns, no matter what genre or type of depravity they get up to. lol

 

THE CONTEST

Screen Shot 2015-03-09 at 1.20.33 PMTo celebrate the fact that next week is St. Patrick’s Day and the Finns are about as Irish as you can be, we’re giving away this gorgeous bit of jewelry. You can own this claddagh/trinity necklace-made in Ireland of course-if you win the contest.

You’ll also win a $50 Amazon gift card!

What do you have to do to win you ask? Comment below and Share Share Share! Tell the world about this contest and/or about Curious. Any FB group or forum, twitter or Google or whatever you young people are using these days. Share and tell us about it in the comments below.

We will pick a winner on Saturday!!

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MEREDITH KING! Congratulations!! And thanks to everyone!

INK & IRON: OBSESSION Is Out Now!
by edenbradley on Feb 24th, 2015 16 Comments »

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He could have it all… but all he wants is her.

Ink & Iron, Book 1

During his soaring career as the lead singer of indie-rock band Ink & Iron, Cole Kennrick has been through it all: sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Overindulging until he lost what mattered most.

Now he’s pulled his life together and left his addictions behind, except for one: his ex-wife, Janie. If only he can convince her their love was—still is—the real thing.

In the seven years since their divorce, Janie has kept tabs on the only man she’s ever truly loved. The one she had to leave in order to save herself. Still, dark and often kinky desires they explored together linger in her dreams and fantasies.

Janie has seen up close and way-too-personal that rock stars are bad, bad medicine. But when Cole shows up at her yoga studio, clean and sober, his leather-and-motorcycles scent teasing her senses, it’s way too tempting to slip right back into the one place she swore she’d never risk again—his arms.

Warning: One smokin’ hot tattooed rock star, five sexy-as-hell motorcycles, and a little spanking—because leather and skin just naturally go together.

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Hi everyone-
After our amazing BDSM-A-Palooza I believe we have some new blog followers, so for those of you who may not know me, here’s a (semi) short version of me!

My name is Eden Bradley and I write kinky books. ; ) BDSM practice is a big part of my life, so naturally that’s what ends up on the page. My BDSM novel THE DARK GARDEN is maybe the most well-known, although I’ve written a number of other kinky novels and novellas. Being a ‘real-lifer’ I feel some responsibility to get real information out there, including a little about safety precautions, consent, negotiations and things like aftercare (crucial!!!), subdrop and Top drop. I try not to linger too long on these things-I don’t want my books to read like a ‘how-to’ manual when my readers want the hotness and the romance! But being in the lifestyle most of my adult life, I sort of can’t help myself. ; ) If you want more information about real-life kink you can hear my discussion with fellow author Ann Mayburn and radio show host Lakota Phillips on Breaking Taboos.

What else? I live in gorgeous Northern California with my adorable Boston Terrier puppy Voodoo and a rather ridiculous collection of shoes. I love art, cupcakes, getting tattoos, tattooed boys (!!!), lip gloss and am currently hoping to meet a Mr. Right who inspires me to call him “Sir.”

But let’s get to my latest book!

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5 Bits of Insider Info About OBSESSION

~1~ This is one of the first kinky books I’ve written where none of the kink scenes are taken from real life! Strange but true. I always pull bits and pieces from my life in all of my books, and my kink life ends up on the page even if it’s bits and pieces pulled from different experiences, but Cole was talking to me the whole time, and he wanted things to happen a certain way. How could I say no?

~2~ One of the song lyrics Cole writes for Janie is actually a song my brother, a musician, wrote years ago, before he passed. I like to think that quoting one of his songs is a sort of memorial to him, and I know he’d love it. One of many reasons why this is such a sentimental book for me.

~3~ This is the first time I’ve written a kink relationship that’s much more focused on the D/s component than on bondage and pain play, although there’s some of that, too. Cole and Janie are most interested in power exchange and more sensual play. I liked having the opportunity to show a softer side of kink than I normally do-I think it’s important to explore all the many facets that are possible-a little something for everyone!

~4~ I *did* base some of Cole on the rock star I dated in my twenties, but I can’t say who it was. Let’s just say he was a bass player in a well-known hair band with blond hair down to his waist (hey-it was the 80’s!). And if you want to entertain yourselves by trying to guess who it was I can’t stop you from hitting up Google. ; )

~5~ In my mind I’ve written some *really* filthy slash fiction where I get both Cole and his brother Chase at the same time. Pretty sure my editor would want to see that…

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OBSESSION is the first book in my Ink & Iron series-all stories about hot, tattooed rock stars. Unfortunately, these are my favorite breed of bad boy-even more so if they’re kinky. This has gotten me into a LOT of trouble over the years…some of it good and some of it bad. Janie in OBSESSION has seen the bad side of being in love with a rock star, and it tore her life apart. But now Cole, long-recovered from his addictions, is back in her life and love has never felt so good. Well, love and spankings. ; ) Take a look…

EXCERPT::

“Janie.”

“Hmm?”

“You’re naked.”

“So are you.”

“And you feel good. And you smell like sex and noodles.”

She laughed. “And that’s sexy?”

“When it comes to you, it’s all kinds of sexy. Anything and everything is sexy. I’m going to have to do some very dirty things to you. Say yes.”

“Yes. Please, Cole.”

“Oh, I do like you, baby girl.”

“I love it when you call me that. Makes me want to purr.”

He pulled her in tight, and he felt her struggle for a moment, a natural reaction to the tight grip he had on her, crushing her to his chest. Then she relaxed, let it all go and melted into him.

“Good girl.” He leaned in and nibbled on her ear, then bit down hard on the lobe.

She gasped. He did it again and watched her hands clench, but she held still.

“Baby? Do you remember how much more it hurts to be spanked in the bath with your skin all wet and slippery?”

She swallowed. “Yes.”

“Is that a yes, please?”

“Yes, please.”

He grinned and threw her over his shoulder, stood with her in his arms. “Okay, then.”

“Cole!”

“My name is not a safe word, baby. Are you safe-wording?”

“No. Please. I mean yes, please. I mean…please take me into the bath and spank me.”

“Ah, that’s my girl.”

He set her on her feet in the old claw-foot tub and ran the water—it spilled into the tub, swirling around her feet.

“Aren’t you getting in with me?” she asked.

“I will. I just need to watch you for a minute. You look like a Botticelli painting, like The Birth of Venus, standing in her shell, with your blonde hair everywhere, draped over your breasts.” He reached out and stroked her hair, his fingers catching the long strands and rubbing it across her nipple.

She closed her eyes. “Mmm.”

When he pinched hard, she yelped.

 

“Cole!”

Her eyes fluttered open. He was grinning at her, a little crooked, all pure sex.

“That goatee makes you look like the devil,” she told him, loving the flirting. No one could flirt like Cole Kennrick. “I like it.”

He chuckled. “You would, dirty girl. Move aside, I’m coming in. Then we’ll see how dirty you really are.”

He kissed her mouth before sliding down into the water and taking her with him.

“On your knees,” he instructed. “Lean your arms over my shoulder on the edge of the tub. Good girl.”

Oh, it made her shiver, hearing those words as she knelt for him, her breasts pressed into his shoulder.

He grabbed her big sea sponge and squeezed it, letting the hot water run over her back, plastering her long hair to her body. It felt so good—the water, being so close to him, the wicked anticipation of what was to come.

He moved the sponge over her buttocks, dipped down under the water to run it between her thighs, making her moan. She pressed her cheek to his, and he turned to nibble on her earlobe, kissing, sucking, biting. He moved the sponge back and forth over her aching slit, her swollen clitoris.

“Oh, yeah. You’re ready for me again, aren’t you, baby? And I need to fuck you again, to slide my cock inside your hot little body. Like this.”

He dropped the sponge and pressed two fingers inside her. She gasped as desire pierced her body.

“Oh…yes…”

He slid his fingers from her. “But first I promised you a spanking, didn’t I? Come here, baby. Press close to me.”

He helped her shift her knees so that all her weight rested against him. He brought the sponge up to squeeze the warm water over her, did it again, warming and wetting her skin. She heard the sponge drop back into the water a split second before the first spank.

“Oh!”

It stung just a little. It felt amazing.

“Good, baby?”

“Yes. So good.”

He smacked her ass again, the water making it sting like mad.

When she squirmed, he wrapped his other arm around her, holding her still. “Good?”

“Yes.”

“Tell me,” he demanded, smacking her again, harder this time.

“Ah…it’s like…the pain is intense, but it stays right on the surface.”

“Can you take more?”

“Oh, yes…”

He ran his hand between her thighs, pressing against her clit, then slipping between her pussy lips. She arched her hips, but he wouldn’t put his teasing fingers inside her. Instead, he spanked her again, then over and over, harder and harder, a quick volley she couldn’t escape with his arm holding her so damn tight she could barely breathe. But she loved it—every sensation. The pain and the pleasure. His strength commanding her. Dominating her.

Soon the pain became too intense, and as if he could read her mind—or maybe he was reading her body—he stopped and plunged his fingers inside her.

“Ah! Yes, yes…”

“Good girl. My baby,” he murmured as he thrust into her, curving his fingers to catch her g-spot.

Pleasure suffused her, everything coming together in her head: his surging fingers, the warm, silky water, her ass still stinging like crazy, knowing it was him.

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Palooza WINNERS
by R.G. Alexander on Feb 20th, 2015 26 Comments »

So glad you all stopped by! We really love hanging out with you. Don’t forget, if you’re on FB, you can join us at The Brass Chattery for sexy guy pics, contests and tons of daily fun

Or you can sign up for our Newsletter so you find out about our latest releases

Or you can just make sure to come back here the next time we get our friends together for a party :)

ALL FOR SMUT AND SMUT FOR ALL!

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***WINNERS***

Day 1 Gift Package:

-A prize pack of ebooks including PLEASURE POINT, SANCTUARY and an ARC of PLEASURE’S EDGE!from Eden Bradley
-An ebook copy of Seize Me from Darkness OR an ebook ARC of Yield, the week before publication. Due out late March! from Cari Silverwood
-An e-copy of Collar Me in Paris from Sidney Bristol
-All three e-books in the Creek Valley series from Sam Crescent
-One eBook of Theirs to Cherish (Wicked Lovers, Book 8) (Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Kobo)from Shayla Black
-$50 Amazon Gift Card or equivalent in winner’s currency from Portia Da Costa
-Signed Copy of “Saving My Submission” and bling from Jenna Jacob
-Signed paperback copy of the book plus $25 Amazon GC from Angel Payne
-A signed copy of You Only Love Twice, Masters and Mercenaries book 8 from Lexi Blake
-Reader’s choice: ePub, PDF, or print copy of Forbidden Fantasies from Jodie Griffin
-Signed paperback copy of Broken Dolls from Kitty Thomas
-Digital or signed print copy of Never Let Me Down along with $10 gift certificate any online book retailer from Joely Sue Burkhart
-A copy of Transcendent either Kindle or Nook to US residents from Anne Calhoun
-Rawhide Box Set Naked Cowboys mug from Desiree Holt
-One signed US copy of THE KING from Tiffany Reisz

AND THE WINNER OF DAY 1 IS…. Cristina Ortiz!!

 

 

Day 2 Gift Package:

-One ebook off backlist from LA Witt
-Winner’s choice of either HOLD ME TOGETHER or CAUGHT BY A COWBOY from Felice Fox
-$10 Gift Card from Ebook seller-Reader’s Choice from Bianca Sommerland
-ebook copy of The Duality Principle from the retailer of your choice, as well as a ebook copy of The Pleasure Mechanics Guide to Erotic Spanking from Rebecca Grace Allen
-Winners Choice of both Unfettered and Primal in e-format of their choice, or a digital ARC of CARNAL, when it’s ready. (March/April 2015) from Sasha White
-$25 Visa Gift Card from Ann Mayburn
-e-copy of Sinister Desires from CJ Roberts
-A $5.00 Amazon gift card and ebook from backlist of Cari Quinn
-All three books in the Special Delivery series in either ebook or paperback format (winner’s choice)from Heidi Cullinan
-$25 Amazon Gift Card from Julia Sykes
-Copy of one ebook from backlist – reader’s choice from Natasha Moore
-Fetish Fantasy Luxury Leather sub & Dom Kit and a digital copy of CLAIMED, Club Sin #1 from Stacey Kennedy
-A copy of Tiger Tiger or another of backlist from Rachel Wilder and A. Catherine Noon
-$15 gift card to Amazon or Barnes and Noble from Annabel Joseph
-Ebook (reader’s choice) from existing titles and a $15 GC from Amazon, B&N or All Romance Ebooks from Joey Hill

AND THE WINNER OF DAY 2 IS…   Robin Malone!!

 

 

Day 3 Gift Package:
-Free ecopy of any book from Lainey Reese
-$20 gift card to Amazon, B&N or iTunes, and a signed copy of Release Me from J. Kenner
-$10.00 Amazon GC delivered by email from Jennifer Leeland
-Digital copy of “The Office Slave Series, Book 1 & 2 Boxed Set” from Opal Carew
-Signed print copy of On the Way Home from Skye Warren
-Ebook copy of Master of the Mountain, first in the Mountain Masters series from Cherise Sinclair
-An ebook copy of Love Matters from Sean Michael
-$10 Amazon gift card from Sparrow Beckett
-$10 Amazon gift card from Sorcha Black
-ebook copy of the first Safeword: Matte from Candace Blevins
-One non-paperback premium swag item from the Kally Swag Store selected from available stock and sizes. Winner can choose an apron, t-shirt, or beaded evil stick from Kallypso Masters
-1 e-book Crave, 1 e-book Claim, and 1 e-book Command when it is released (Feb 27th) from Sierra Cartwright
-One signed copy of NOT UNTIL YOU from Roni Loren
-$25 gift card (winner’s choice Amazon, B&N, etc)from Kelly Jamieson
-$25 Amazon Gift Card from Kennedy Layne
-A signed print copy of Come Monday from Mari Carr

AND THE WINNER OF DAY 3 IS… Patricia Smith!!

 

GRAND PRIZE: $100 Amazon Gift Card from The Smutketeers Eden Bradley, Robin L Rotham and R.G. Alexander

AND THE WINNER IS… Jamie L !!

Congratulations!! Check your email, we’re going to give the authors your address and you should start getting your prizes soon *G*

BDSM-A-Palooza Day Three!
by edenbradley on Feb 18th, 2015 139 Comments »
Welcome to the last day of the Palooza!! We want to thank all the wonderful authors who participated and shared their time, stories and kinky wisdom with all of us.
Do I want to buy all these books now?
Yes.
Have I been enlightened, amused and intrigued?
Yes.
Did I get a few ideas from some of their interview answers for later?
Well…yes. Yes, I did.
I only have one more question left to ask…

 

YES!!!

…is the right answer. *G*

 Enjoy Day 3!

 

Mari Carr

Bound by the Past is the first BDSM book I ever wrote. To this day, it remains a personal favorite. Jon and Night, the heroes, were darker than most of my alphas. Carly completed them, brought them happiness as they introduced her to her submissive side and showed her that love comes in many different forms–even a threesome.

Bound By the Past

Jon and Night grew up in a cult and were trained as BDSM Masters. Only when undercover agent Reilly infiltrated the Commitment Church did the boys learn of the cult’s seedy underside and help to destroy it.

Years later, Jon’s job as a teacher—and his love for colleague Carly—bring him close to the normal life he’s always craved. Just when happiness is within his grasp, Reilly returns. An incarnation of the cult has resurfaced with Jon’s evil mother at the helm. Reilly wants Jon and Night to go undercover to stop her once and for all.

Shocked by his mother’s return and his BDSM past come back to haunt him, Jon is terrified of Carly discovering his dark secrets. Including the darkest of all—his complex relationship with Night and his unrelenting urge to share Carly with his best friend.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Are you scared?” When he’d been younger, Night had been very good at reading the emotions of the sex slaves he and Jon played with in the dungeon. He’d considered that one of his greatest skills as a Master. Always knowing what his sub felt.

With Carly, the answers didn’t seem as obvious. His gut told him she was aroused, but his head rejected that idea. She’d just met him. She wasn’t a trained submissive. As Jon said, she was normal, nice, innocent.

She shook her head.

“You should be,” Jon said darkly.

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Kennedy Layne

I draw my inspiration from a retired Marine Master Sergeant that swept me off of my feet and has drawn me into a world that fulfills all of my deepest and darkest desires. Smoldering romance, military men, intrigue, with a little bit of kinky chili pepper (his recipe), fill my head and there is nothing more satisfying than making the hero and heroine fulfill their destinies.

Radiant Surrender (CSA Case Files 6)

The darkness within…

Gavin Crest has always pushed himself to the limit. After twenty-three years as a Marine Master Sergeant, he built his security agency from the ground up. He also has a predilection for the darker side of sex. He’s done it all—except the one woman he can’t have, an innocent who deserves more than a man whose soul is tainted with darkness.

Becomes his only ray of sunshine…

Jessie Miller has worked for Gavin Crest for years—and loved him nearly that long. She offered herself to him, body and soul. When he refused, she walked away, head held high and vowing to cut him from her heart. So why is Gavin on her doorstep, insisting that she trust him with her life?

And leads him into the light…

After a cold-blooded killer who’s threatened his team members proves the FBI has enough evidence to put Jessie in jail for the rest of her life, Crest has no choice but to save her. Once he’s with her, he can’t keep his hands off her. As passion rises and a killer closes in, he’ll have to prove her innocence, protect her, and risk his heart forever…before it’s too late.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Pleasure and pain are connected, Jessica, whether we want them to be or not.”

And now, a few probing questions:

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? 50 Shades has already impacted our genre in a positive way, as the books have shed light on the lifestyle and brought the mainstream reader into its embrace. Females are free to choose their roles and revel in the lifestyle without preconceived notions or judgements. 50 Shades has also illuminated the fact that the submissive role is, in fact, the one that holds the power in a traditional BDSM relationship.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Cherise Sinclair’s Shadowlands is one of my favorite BDSM series of all time. The way she explains the emotions a submissive and a Dominant feel draws me in as a reader and makes me wish her characters were real. Kallypso Masters is another author that draws me in emotionally with how she utilizes the lifestyle to help her heroes deal with PTSD.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? My latest release, Radiant Surrender, features a hero who has darker tendencies than my other heroes. When I began the CSA Case Files series, I started off lighter and then slowly led my readers into the lifestyle as the series progressed. I think my readers will love the psychological aspect of both the hero and the heroine as they take embark on their relationship. As for live appearances, I will be attending the RT Convention in Dallas, TX from May 12th-17th. I would love to see you there!
Radiant Surrender (CSA Case Files 6) actually releases on Feb. 17th

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Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Kelly Jamieson

Hi everyone – I’ve written over thirty-five romance novels and novellas and reviewers have described my writing as “emotionally complex”, “sweet and satisfying” and “blisteringly sexy”. I enjoy writing BDSM stories because of the opportunity to take characters on a deeply emotional and satisfying journey of self-discovery – and it’s HOT!

Playing DIrty

Windy City Kink, Book 3 What seems like surrender may not be surrender at all…

Paige Nelson has an amazing new life in a new city with her own business and new friends, her abusive ex-husband firmly in her past. Plans to expand her business are running into a few roadblocks, but she doesn’t need a man to help her. She can do this on her own.

From the minute he lays eyes on Paige, prominent developer Raff Lauden wants her. Intensely. Urgently. Though petite and delicate usually isn’t his type, he finds himself asking her out. Even more surprising? She says no.

Paige has a history of being attracted to dominant, controlling man. The kind she swore never to get involved with again. But maybe she’s trying to resist the one man who can give her everything she’s ever really wanted…

Warning: This book contains a feisty little blonde who likes to play with fire and a big wounded hero who won’t let her get burned.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“I fail to see how a nap would help your…erection.” She still didn’t look at him.

“Well, I was speaking euphemistically. What I really meant was, I was thinking about fucking you.” He kept his voice low and gentle, leaning closer. “Fucking you slow and sweet and lazy in the middle of the afternoon.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I’m fascinated by the whole idea of the power exchange and who really has control in a relationship. It’s often felt that it is really the submissive who has the power, because she (and I say she only because my story features a male Dom/female sub) gives the power to the Dom. If the submissive doesn’t submit, the Dom can’t dominate. But even so, there can’t be submission unless the Dom uses the power. So it’s not just one giving something to the other—it’s an exchange. What I think draws me to write stories involving BDSM is the journey of self-discovery that makes for a character arc rich in growth and learning and, ultimately, makes for a deeply satisfying story.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I don’t know if the film will have as much impact as the book did. For one thing, I suspect they tone it down for the movie, but mainly the book got so much attention that most people are now probably aware of the book and its kinky themes. I hope that it will continue to expand people’s minds and generate interest in other erotic romances.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? I’m a reader and I enjoy books by Joey Hill, Shayla Black, Maya Banks, Emma Holly, Tiffany Reisz and Nara Malone.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! Well it would be one of my heroes, of course! Although they’re all different, they do have one thing in common… they are caring Doms. My ultimate fantasy Dom is kind and thoughtful. He loves and cherishes his sub. He takes care of his sub physically, mentally, emotionally, sexually. He provides safety and security and acceptance, and gives her the confidence and strength to give herself totally into his care. And although he takes control, he is ultimately controlling himself. He recognizes that even in a D/s relationship there has to be a balance of power and that it takes caring and understanding and commitment to achieve that balance. And he also recognizes that the journey of self-discovery never ends and there is always more to learn.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? The last book in my Windy City Kink series, Playing Dirty, just came out January 27. It has the billionaire Dom with a troubled past and a sweet, not-so-innocent heroine who’s trying to resist the one man who can give her everything she needs…

And my upcoming April release, Loving Maddie from A to Z, is a ménage BDSM book. Aidan and Maddie are in love but something’s missing from their relationship…it takes their old friend Zack to show them what it is.

I’ll be at RT in Dallas this year and I’m planning to attend RWA in New York if all goes well – would love to see you there!

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Prize: $25 gift card (winner’s choice Amazon, B&N, etc)!

Roni Loren

*waves* So glad to be stopping by here again. I’m supposed to give an intro about me. So here’s the quick and dirty. I write the Loving on the Edge series, which is a BDSM erotic romance series. I’m seven books in, but you can jump in anywhere. And my latest release is NOTHING BETWEEN US, which is a m/m/f menage romance with lots of voyeurism, kink, and boys touching. :)

Nothing Between Us

From the New York Times bestselling author of Need You Tonight comes a steamy Loving on the Edge novel that proves watching is only half the fun…

Unlike the heroine of her popular thriller series, Georgia Delaune can’t afford to take risks or push sexual boundaries–unless you count spying through her neighbor’s bedroom window, and never missing a single move he makes.

Colby Wilkes is more than willing to put on a show for the alluring woman next door. But his dominant side aches to show her the pleasures of submission up close. As a counselor, Colby is sensitive to Georgia’s fears. As a Dom at The Ranch, a private BDSM retreat, he’s the perfect teacher to unleash her passion.

But just as Georgia lowers her emotional barriers, an unexpected complication arrives: a bad boy musician from Colby’s past who adds fuel to her heated imagination. Now, the lonely author has two gorgeous men eager to fulfill every fantasy she’s ever written–and one she’s never dared to dream….

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

Colby pointed the remote at the TV and announced triumphantly, “Would you prefer The Sucking Dead or 28 Dicks Later?”

At the sight of the two movie posters displayed on the screen, especially the one with the very shapely green male behind, Georgia lost it.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I think what attracts me is the forbidden feel of BDSM stories. There are so many aspects to play with as a writer–the power dynamics, the taboos, the ability to push boundaries. I like not having a lot of rules. And I also love exploring the romantic side of that kind of trust connection.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? It’s certainly made it a lot easier for me to tell people what I do, lol. Now even the moms from school are like–oh, like 50 Shades! Whereas before, you told somebody you write erotic romance and they give you that weird look. I know it’s brought new readers to the genre, which is fantastic. And hopefully it’s opened up more conversation about sexuality, kink, and fantasies in general.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Oh, for books that’s so hard to pick! I started out with Shayla Black, Maya Banks, and Joey Hill so I hold those series close to my heart, but now there are so many fantastic authors to pick from, it’s too hard to choose. As for movies, I’m partial to Secretary.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! I tend to write Doms who have a very wry sense of humor. I think all that power needs to be mitigated by someone who can also make me laugh and be playful when the time calls for it. I wouldn’t want Mr. Takes Himself Too Seriously.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m currently working on a m/m novella called YOURS ALL ALONG, which will be my first m/m release (outside of a short story) so I’m super excited. And then later this year, I’ll have the next full length novel in my series CALL ON ME, which is about a mom/sex phone operator and a rockstar/drummer. There will be hot phone sex, kink, and lots of humor. :)

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Prize: One signed copy of NOT UNTIL YOU (U.S./Canada only)!

Sierra Cartwright

My BDSM books are deeply personal to me. Writers are told to “write what you know.” And I try to do that. The internal challenges my characters face are often the things that vex me or my friends. My heroines, and heroes for that matter, deal with the same emotional issues that we all do.

(Excerpt from my interview with Norm Goldman.)

Claim

It had to be her. He won’t be satisfied until he claims her.

Kennedy Aldrich has perfected the art of dodging any romantic entanglement that will lead to marriage. That is until he sees Mackenzie Farrell at a BDSM gathering.

When they meet, he’s entranced by her intelligence and submission, not to mention her stunning good looks. For the first time, he has met a woman who captivates his interest on every level, someone he wants to share his life with.

Mackenzie is overwhelmed by Kennedy’s attentions. A failed marriage taught her to distrust men, and she’s vowed never to walk down the aisle again. It takes all her resolve to resist the devilishly handsome dominant. After all, the whole world knows of his legendary reputation with women. Every feminine instinct warns that this man will demand more than she can offer.

But she hasn’t counted on Kennedy’s determination to claim her and prove that love is worth any risk.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I wrote nine books for Harlequin/Silhouette, most of them for the Desire line. And then…along came erotic romance! I’d always had an interest in BDSM and then, with some real life experience under my belt, writing BDSM romances was a logical, and fabulous, transition.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? 50 Shades has been wonderful for this kind of literature, it’s made it okay to talk about it. BDSM is now way less taboo than it was even 5 years ago. The films, I can only hope will capture the essence of BDSM in a way that helps not only women, but men, feel more confident in their sexuality instead of feeling like their desires are dirty and need to be hidden or suppressed.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Command, Book 3 in the Bonds Series is set to release February 27th, 2015. I’m brainstorming a couple more books that I hope to have out late this year!

I will certainly be at RT, Dallas this year! For more information check out the RT website!

You can check back on my Amazon author page for updated events that I have on the calendar.

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Prize: 1 e-book Crave, 1 e-book Claim, and 1 e-book Command when it is released (Feb 27th)!

Kallypso Masters

I’ve been publishing BDSM romances in my Rescue Me Saga since 2011. The saga tells the ongoing trials and tribulations of a group of people using BDSM as a means to heal from past traumas, combat, or abuses. I love hearing from readers who tell me how my books either helped them discover something inside themselves they weren’t aware of, or that these books have helped them heal from hurts they never thought they could put behind them. I take a realistic approach to BDSM, rather than fantasy. In this series, all of the scenes are consensual, as well.

Nobody’s Lost (Rescue Me Saga #5)

Ryder Wilson returned from serving multiple deployments, but can’t leave the hell of combat behind him. Frustrated and ashamed of his inability to function in the world, unlike the veterans he had served with, Ryder retreated. When sent on a mission to protect the sister of retired Master Sergeant Adam Montague, Ryder’s days of hiding out may be over. Can he fulfill his mission without failing again?

Megan Gallagher has two big-brother Marines bent on protecting her from the evils of the world, but she’s tougher than they think. When her older brother sends Ryder, one of his recon Marines, to her doorstep in the wee hours one night following a break-in, she realizes he needs rescuing more than she does. A friendship forms quickly, but unexpected passions run hot and complicate her resolve never to have a romantic relationship, much less marriage. So why are her body and her heart betraying her every time he comes near?

Can these two wounded people lower their defenses long enough to allow love to grow?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

He waited a moment, but when she didn’t respond, he prompted her. “So, yes or no? Would having your hair pulled bother you?”

“I don’t know. I haven’t had my hair pulled since Patrick tormented me as a kid.”

“I’m not going to pull your hair like your brother did.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? My niche seems to be telling stories of wounded veterans, incest survivors, abuse victims who use kink as a means of regaining control of their lives. Of course, the BDSM/kink scenes are very hot and sexy, too, but for me exploring the healing aspects of the lifestyle is what I love most.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? Fifty Shades the book made it acceptable for people from all walks of life to discuss sexuality and kink in public. That brought many readers to the erotic romance genre that might never have found us otherwise. Many women have discovered latent sexual desires they never dreamed of as a result of reading BDSM Romance novels. Many couples have begun exploring their own kink as a result.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? My first BDSM Romance was Club Shadowlands, by Cherise Sinclair. I also love the books by Lexi Blake, Kennedy Layne, Red Phoenix, Eliza Gayle, Annabel Joseph, Angel Payne, and many, many more!

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! He is strong, protective, and ready to take my focus away from me the burdens of the day so that I can be immersed in a scene that heightens my senses and awakens my sexuality. *melt*

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I just published the fifth in my series, NOBODY’S LOST, which included some kink (surprising me because I wasn’t expecting it with this couple). The sixth in the series comes out next month–NOBODY’S DREAM. In this one, I tell a story about a Dom many readers might find in their lives already. He doesn’t call himself a Dom, just exudes those dominant traits I love so much. Luke (my cowboy!) is patient, firm, nurturing, loving, gentle. His girl, Cassie, is skittish and not at all open to BDSM. But it’s interesting how, without calling it BDSM, the story does have an undercurrent of phrases and negotiations and other elements in a BDSM relationship that my long-time fans will recognize. Perhaps a later novel will show Luke and Cassie exploring kink in a deeper way, but I have had a great time writing a subtle BDSM story like this one.

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Candace Blevins

I write kink because, as the saying goes, write what you know. The BDSM in my books tends to be more extreme than most are used to, but it’s all negotiated and consensual. I won’t argue whether it’s sane, as what’s normal to one person is insane to another. I think the people who swim with sharks are batty, they probably think the people who like to get spanked are twisted. To each their own, as long as it’s our choice.

Safeword: Arabesque

Cassie’s introduction to kink throws her for a loop until a friend and his slave give her a gentle introduction. Unfortunately, her friend has issues when it comes to kinky activities with women, so Cassie goes looking for someone else to teach her.

She knows how to be safe, but a disastrous adventure ends with an ambulance ride to the emergency room, and the three men it hasn’t worked out with all come together to nurse her back to health.

Two Doms and two submissives in one house should be a nightmare waiting to happen, though under the right circumstances could be a dream come true.

Warning: Contains graphic language, consensual BDSM, male/male sexual practices, bondage, male chastity devices, and the use of toys including clamps, canes, paddles, floggers, plugs, and gags.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

He said sweet thing as if he already knew how she tasted, and she crossed her legs to keep from squirming.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I love exploring kink in all its forms. In Safeword: Quinacridone, I explored extreme objectification, taking things farther than my husband and I have gone in real life, seeing what might happen when those boundaries are pushed. The two Davenport books explore TPE, and the four Matte books look at two very strong personalities and how they might mesh their lives into a healthy power exchange relationship.

I’ve been married to my husband for seventeen years, and we’ve done more explorations than are fit to write into even my books, but it’s still fun to explore some of these things through fictional characters.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’ll be at Wild Wicked Weekend in Austin Texas February 18th through the 22nd, and I’ll be at Author’s After Dark in Atlanta this fall. I’m currently working on an Urban Fantasy series with a sprinkling of BDSM, and a Paranormal Romance series with a ton of kink (though not officially BDSM), and a Motorcycle Club series with lots of bad-boy sex scenes. The first of these is titled Only Human and will release February 20th, closely followed by The Dragon King.

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Sorcha Black

YKINMKBYKIOK – probably the longest acronym ever, but it’s one of the most important tenets in the BDSM community. It stands for “your kink is not my kink but your kink is okay.” Some kinksters pay lip service to the idea, but in actuality, there are still many people who are judgmental about what other kinksters are into. What it comes down to is this – all of us hope that other kinksters follow Safe Sane and Consensual, and RACK ideals. Apart from that, BDSMers need to remember that just because they do things a certain way, doesn’t mean that the way other people do it is wrong. There is no one way to do BDSM “right.” If someone tells you there is, they’re either trying to sell you something or just want to seem important. Do what is satisfying for you and your partner(s) and to hell with whatever made-up “rules” are the flavor of the month. Remember that the people who made up those rules are no more important than you are. You’re the expert of your own pleasure, your own relationship(s), and your own life.

Take submission, for example. Just because your submission may not look like someone else’s, it doesn’t make it wrong. Brats, who are main characters in most of my books, are often accused of not being true submissives. But it’s simply another expression of D/s – and not a less valid one just because some Doms hate brats. Obviously, if a Dom doesn’t appreciate bratting, maybe collaring a brat is a bad idea for him/her. Subs that brat are often natural comedians, and for the right Dom, the dynamic can be very satisfying. If a Dom enjoys bratting, a brat can be the source of endless entertainment. Brats can and do submit just as deeply as other submissives, despite what some people think.

BDSM does not have to be dead serious 24/7. Feel free to ignore people who tell you otherwise. Fun is essential to most relationships. Only the people in a relationship have the right to decide what is and isn’t appropriate within that relationship.

Sorcha Black is the author of the fantasy novel, Ein, and co-author/author of the Badass Brats romance series. She’s a fan of tattoos and foul language. Sorcha lives in Canada with her husband and their shoe full of children.

The Dom with the Kink Monsters

The Kink Monsters need a drummer and Cobalt Harbor is fresh out – that is, until Ramsay moves into town with his girl, Saya. Tall, dommy and charismatic, Ramsay’s exactly what Winter and Mack have been looking for.

But the new couple complicates things. Winter and Mack’s loving, S&M dynamic gets sidetracked by their attraction to Ramsay and his sub. Proximity, BDSM and animal attraction throw the band into seething sexual chaos.

As though things weren’t complicated enough, sudden popularity and a new deal-breaker tangle the relationship into a mess that none of them know how to unravel.

Warning: Explicit sexual content, dubious consent, M/m, F/f, M/f/f/m, BDSM, knife play, needle play, anal play/intercourse. Part of the Badass Brats Series, but can be read as a stand-alone.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“You have a hard time being a good girl, don’t you, Winter. Maybe you just need someone to show you how.”

She snorted and turned. Mistake. Having him pressed to her front didn’t make him less intimidating. His eyes were crinkled at the corners, amused, but his hard-on wasn’t joking.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I write BDSM because it’s a big part of my life. Vanilla thought processes are a mystery to me. My deepest romantic relationships have been D/s, so that’s what ends up on the page.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? The popularization of the 50 Shades franchise has made women exploring their sexual fantasies more mainstream and acceptable. In terms of kink, it’s made kinky ideas and paraphernalia more accessible to the wider general public. All kinksters have a point of entry into BDSM – mine was John Norman’s Gor books. I would encourage people to read up on SSC and RACK before trying things in real life.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Another book in the Badass Brats series, The Dom with the Deviant Kittens, is coming out in February 2015. Leia Shaw and I also have a BDSM trilogy coming out from Penguin Books starting summer 2015. This first book is Finding Master Right, by Sparrow Beckett. I’ll be headed to Romancing the Capital in Ottawa, Ontario, in April, and I’ll be at RT Booklover’s Convention in May.

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Sparrow Beckett

I’m Sparrow – one member of the Sparrow Beckett team. Together, we’re two kinky girls who love writing realistic BDSM with heart and humor. We draw on our own experiences, either in play or deep D/s relationships we are or have been in. We have a new series coming out with Penguin called, Masters Unleashed. The very first book, Finding Master Right, is available for pre-order and releases in July! We’re so excited to introduce you our version of D/s relationships!

Finding Master Right

Kate’s fantasies have always featured sexy, dominant, crop-wielding men, but finding one in real life was easier said than done. She’s used to getting what she wants, but the creeps that keep flirting with her aren’t her kink.

Enter Banner. His intensity scares her – he’s looking for a slave, and Kate doesn’t want to be one. But when he offers to help find the perfect Dom for her, she’s glad to have a matchmaker and protector.

Banner knows he and Kate aren’t sexually compatible, so what better way to get the tasty almost-vanilla girl out of his head than finding her a good Dom? As it becomes clear that Kate has no clue what she wants when it comes to kink, he devises a series of experiments to help her figure things out – a perfect plan if he could stop himself from training and bedding her. Obsessing about owning a girl who wants to be free isn’t healthy. But when Banner finds the right Dom to collar Kate, how will he hand over the leash?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“The girl is mine. Period. No time limit. No off switch. And when a woman agrees to be mine, she’s placing her heart in my hands and trusting I’ll keep it safe. I take a lot but I give more. There is no stronger bond. Not marriage, not fancy words or vows, not rings or matching tattoos… Nothing.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? Honestly, it’s quite hard for me to write vanilla relationships. A lot of authors write what turns them on, what they know, what they like, etc. Vanilla just doesn’t do much for me so it’s not exciting to write. Even just a splash of D/s or alpha in a character is sometimes enough. I also love the depth of D/s relationships. I love exploring how the two characters fit together, how their kinks do or don’t line up (no relationship is perfect), what challenges they have in their roles. It’s fascinating and there’s so much fun you can have with it. It’s like another layer of intimacy. You have regular sex (what we call vanilla) then you add D/s and S&M and it’s just more layers to play around with. Both in ways they might struggle and ways they might connect more.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I think 50 Shades of Gray has done really cool things for women and sexuality. People are reading – always a good thing. And people are talking – also a good thing. Sex doesn’t have to be shameful or hidden behind closed doors. Well, not saying you should be doing it out in the streets (unless that’s your thing), but having open discussions about it moves feminism forward, in my opinion. It’s always been men and sex. But women have needs too. We have fantasies and we have the right to ask for them to be fulfilled. I think the fact that so many women are talking about it (even if it’s whispered), means we’re starting to become empowered. Empowered to embrace our sexuality and demand respect. As for the kink parts… The best thing that’s happened to me is when people ask what I write, and I tell them romance, they often lean in and whisper, “You mean like that 50 Shades stuff?” Then, depending on their intonation and expression, I can choose to say, “Yup” or “Uh, no. Never. Not me.” Lol. So it’s been a tool for me to decide who’s safe to talk books with and who’s not.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme!
Hmm. Sense of humor is a must because I’m a clown and having somebody frown at me when I’m just trying to be funny would crush my poor little spirit. Lol. Somewhat strict with a good archy brow that made my legs weak. Calm and patient to balance my impatient side. And tattooed is always a plus ;)

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? We’re in the middle of the Masters Unleashed series. Next up is Playing Hard to Master, where we explore the bratty sub dynamic. So much fun! Both me and Beckett will be at RT Booklovers Convention this year in Dallas so look for us there!

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Sean Michael

My tag line is ‘smut fixes everything’ and while I know that’s not literally true (if it was, my fridge would not currently be broken), it certainly can take you away from the things that need fixing, even if just for a short while.

Love Matters

For ten years they’ve done things Trey’s way. Now Lucien wants more. He wants to be with his lover full-time. Is Trey ready? Will he ever be?

Ten years after they first met and fell in love, Lucien and Trey are still together—after a fashion. Terrified that he’s going to become entirely dependent on Lucien, Trey calls his lover to come spend four to five days with him whenever he finishes a novel. Lucien wants more, but up until now has been willing to bow to Trey’s wishes.

Finally broaching the idea of seeing each other more often, during Trey’s writing periods, Lucien suggests that they begin to date each other on Friday nights. Trey agrees to the experiment and begins to flourish as Lucien gets him out of the house more—to eat, to swim, to visit the beach.

But can Trey remain faithful to his work ethic, get the job done with his novels and enjoy the distractions and adventures Lucien plans for him? Or will Lucien’s desire to have more break them apart? Only time will tell.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Cute? Cute? I thought I was a stud!” Trey flexed, gritting his teeth playfully.

God, it was all Lucien could do not to crack up. His lover was fine and sensual, hot and sexual, but a muscle man? No. Of course that wasn’t what he was going to say to Trey.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I like exploring what makes people tick. BDSM is a huge umbrella that covers so many different things. Some of it seems quite tame, some of it seems really out there.

I love that range. I’ve written books about submissives who enjoy service, which to many people isn’t kinky at all, and I’ve written books about pony play, which most will admit is pretty far out there in the kink range, and lots of stuff in between. I love how each couple is different and explores things their way within the framework of BDSM.

Plus, and I say this because I sit unabashedly in the shallow end of the pool — it’s HOT.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme!
Confident, loving, caring. If he’s got those three, then he’s automatically got the last quality — hotness.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I am currently writing a book called The Dom, His Sub and Their Slave about a committed Dom/sub couple who are negotiating through the tricky path of bringing in a third who will be a slave to both of them. Coming up, I have the second book of the Beer & Clay series — Milling — coming out in the spring. In this one, Toby and Damon explore more of the wonderful world of kink. And I’m working on the third in the series as well.

Also coming out in the spring is the third installment of the Briar Rose books — set in a BDSM B&B run by Adam and Matt of the Hammer novel Sold. In this third book, they’ve got two Dom/sub couples booked who want to move from being two entirely separate couples, to a two-pair foursome.

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Cherise Sinclair

Hi there! I’m so happy to be part of the Smutketeers BDSM-a-Palooza. And since I have nineteen books out, all with a BDSM theme, this is definitely my kind of party.

I know I was supposed to talk about me here, but, hey, with the 50 Shades movie, interest in BDSM is soaring, and I’d rather put my Mama Bear hat on and talk about you.

You see, I worry. Now that you know BDSM is real (and isn’t that awesome?), I want you to also remember that that romance plots—and BDSM plots—move very quickly to keep y’all from getting bored silly. That’s all good as long as you remember that there are no shortcuts in real life.

If you’re stepping into the BDSM world, first do your homework on how to keep yourself safe and remember that—just like dating—finding a Dom, even for a quick scene will require negotiation and open communication. And honesty. So, (oh Lord, I really do sound like a mama) I want you to have fun–but do it while being careful. Got that? Am I clear?

Love, ~Cherise

Master of Freedom

Detective Atticus Ware gave up Idaho to start again in the California mountains, close to his imprisoned brother. Although he’s found good friends, the experienced Dominant wants more than the “do me” submissives flocking around him. He needs a woman to give her heart as well as her body.

After Virginia Cunningham exhausts herself propping up a failing relationship, she accepts a social worker job far, far away in a California prison. Invited to observe BDSM classes on a wilderness camping trip, she’s shocked—her fiancé had insisted BDSM was a fabrication to sell books. But when Atticus lures her into participating, she learns submission under the hands of a powerful Dom is beyond anything she’d imagined. Nonetheless, she can’t permit a relationship—she’d just lose herself again.

Finally, Atticus has found the woman he wants in his life. In his bed. In his cuffs. Only she keeps backing away. Well…if he has to help a little counselor get her head on straight, he’s just the Dom for the job.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“I’m sorry.” Her voice shook. “I guess I’m not cut out for this BDSM stuff.”

“You’re cut out for it, pet,” Simon said gently. “You merely picked the wrong Dom.” He looked over her shoulder at someone. “Atticus, I’d say she needs a good cry. You have my permission to spank her until she does.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? So many reasons. I think the main one is simply that I adore dominant men. Years ago, the early historical romances had wonderfully alpha guys. (How many of you have read The Flame and the Flower? Or The Kadin?) Unfortunately, as the world became more politically correct, dominance disappeared from romances, except for the werewolves and vampires. But then BDSM romance arrived, celebrating dominance and submission. And unlike vampires, Doms and Masters really do exist. I love that in BDSM, the emphasis is on communication and negotiation and safety. Rather than some arrogant jerk pushing his weight around, an experienced Dom asks first, works out the rules, and then takes control.

I love that BDSM covers such a wide range of power dynamics (Master/slave, Dom/sub, sadist/masochist) and every combination in between.

And the kinks? Woohoo. Writing sex is never boring, not with all the sex toys, (which makes trips to places like Adam and Eve totally fun), impact toys like floggers, edgier play with fire and wax. And then there’s roleplaying.

When I was little, I made up kinky stories for my Barbie (Ken was quite a deviant). Now that I’m all grown up? I’m still creating kinky stories.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme!
The ultimate fantasy Dom? Hmm. Let’s start with the standard traits first, because this Dom needs to–quite simply–be an awesome human being. Compassionate, honest, communicative, possessing a sense of humor, able to laugh at himself, fair, consistent, generous, patient. You know—all that good stuff. He’s a person you want to spend time with. And one who you can trust.

Now, let’s kick it up a notch—and these are, of course, my preferences. Yours might not be the same. The ultimate Dom is an experienced man who takes responsibility for his own actions; a man who has mastered himself first. He’s dominant to the bone. He doesn’t crave being in command—he simply is. Always. And when he says, “Kneel,” in that low steely voice? Your legs go weak.

He’s superb–and creative—in whatever he does, from flogging to ropework to sex toys.

Finally…he will have just enough sadism in his soul that you will never, ever become complacent. And may you find the Dom who will deserve your trust, earn your submission, and win your heart.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m always working on a kinky book. Right now, I’m finishing up Master of Freedom for my Mountain Masters series. Sometimes it’s just nice to get out of the BDSM clubs and play in the natural world, right? The scent of pine trees, the hint of a mountain breeze on naked skin, the gurgle of a nearby stream mixed with the slight roughness of rope, the tug of each knot being tightened, and the firm hands of a Dom… Master of Freedom comes out April 14, 2015. After that, it’s back to the Shadowlands for a release in July 2015.

For events, I promised my readers I’d cut back on travel and do more writing this year. So I’ve only scheduled on–the RT Booklovers in May. My agenda for that convention is on my website—and I’d love to see y’all there!

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Skye Warren

I’m Skye Warren, New York Times bestselling author of dark romance, including Wanderlust, Prisoner, and Don’t Let Go. My first exposure to BDSM came through erotica stories posted online when I was really too young to read them. They weren’t always safe, sane or consensual. But they were intriguing and sexy as hell.

There’s a beautiful nakedness to stories that haven’t been made to conform. I seek that nakedness, that honesty, in every book I write.

On the Way Home

“Thrilling, suspenseful, sexy as hell. Skye Warren can simply do no wrong.” – Book Bellas

Clint

For eight months I’ve been deep under cover as a special operator in the Army. On the plane ride home, all I want is a hot shower and a long sleep. But a Dear John text message leaves me stranded. I need a ride and a place to stay, and the pretty stewardess is more than willing.

Della

It’s supposed to be a simple trade—the passenger in seat 34B for my sister. But the sexy soldier is more than I can handle in all the best ways. He trusts me, but I can’t save him. No one can. Sometimes trouble has a way of following you home.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Baby, that feels so good. Oh Jesus. Let me… let me…”

He didn’t finish asking for permission, so I didn’t give it. Whatever he wanted, it wouldn’t be better than this. His hips were already jerking up, shoving his cock roughly into my mouth, a helpless response to pleasure.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I’m going to be honest, one of my own kinks is nonconsent. It’s very common but it still makes people uncomfortable when in it’s in books. But it’s not a choice to like it, it’s inherent to me. I’m attracted to the kink the same way I’m attracted to a sexy moan or whispered dirty words. It’s a natural part of my sexuality.

I see people online shame our reading choices–and shame our kinks. That’s why I write the books I do. Because I love them. Because my readers love them. And most of all, because we deserve to have these books, even if some people think we don’t.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I think we’re already seeing the impact. At one time, kink was considered deviant and scary. Being outed as kinky could, and did, lead to getting fired. Now people carry their 50 Shades of Grey books with them to coffee shops.

I hope the film continues this trend of normalization. I hope this film is a gateway for more women to explore their sexuality and ask for what they want. I hope the film breaks more barriers for erotic fiction–that we can read and write the books we love, instead of the ones people tell us we should.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Comfort Object by Annabel Joseph, Guilty Pleasures by Kitty Thomas, The Hostage Bargain by Annika Martin, Dirty by Megan Hart

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme!
Gruff. Strong forearms. Large hands. Callused fingers. Hot. Cold. Then hot again.

I have a thing for obsession.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE is a dark romance about the lies that lead us down. You can get notified when it releases in my newsletter.

I’ll be at both RT in Dallas and RWA in New York this year with a panel on dark romance, called Writing on the Edge. Hope to see you there!

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Opal Carew

Hi, I’m Opal Carew. I’m happy to be included in this fun event. Thank you to the Smutkateers for having me! I’m thrilled to be included in this event with all these great authors, and all writing kinky stories.

When I started writing, it was difficult to get a really sexy story published. I have to laugh because my publisher, St. Martin’s Press, actually wrote into my contract that I must have a ménage in every book. (I actually had them strike that, though, because sometimes that just isn’t right for the story.) The first book they bought from me was Twin Fantasies. You probably guessed that it’s a story about a woman with two sexy male twins! The second one was set in a swingers resort, with group sex, voyeurism, exhibitionism, and various other fun things. (I hope I haven’t scared you away!) Then I wrote SIX, with more group fun. Since then, I’ve gotten more into BDSM, and other fun kinky stuff in my books.

Riding Steele

In the arms of an outlaw, she found the freedom to live out her wildest fantasies. Don’t miss this scorching erotic romance from New York Times bestselling author Opal Carew, now available for the first time as a complete novel!

When Laurie is kidnapped by bikers, she has no idea her life is about to change forever. From the moment she meets Steele—their sinfully sexy leader—she can’t deny their fierce attraction. Even though she’s completely at his mercy, his eyes soften when he looks at her, and the others in his gang know she’s strictly hands off. But the more time she spends with Steele, the more her body insists she wants his powerful hands all over her.

Now she’s about to discover a new life on the open road…and what it means to be part of a gang that shares everything. At first their wanton lifestyle shocks her senses—but once she’s had a taste of life on the edge, will she ever want to leave?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

Wild Card burst into the room. His gaze darted from Steele’s naked form to the handcuffed woman in the bed. “Steele, you gotta listen to me.”

“Wild Card, what the fuck did you do?” Steele strode toward him. “How the hell did you miss the fact that the plan was not to kidnap the woman?”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? In my writing, I mostly explore the Dom/sub relationship, where one character gives up control to another. There is a high level of trust needed in this type of relationship and I find it gives a very rich area to explore. What I’m interested in exploring is the exchange of power between the characters. On the surface, it seems that one character, the sub, is giving up control to the other, the Dom/Domme, but during the course of the story, the sub discovers their own power in the relationship.

When I started exploring this aspect of sexuality in my writing, I wondered, given how long and hard we’ve worked for equality between the sexes, why a woman would give over control to a man. Generally, women have a natural attraction to strong, dominant men. This makes sense in a primitive setting where we want someone strong, skilled, and confident to go out and hunt for food, to protect us and the family. Things may have changed, and we can take care of ourselves, but that primitive instinct is still there. In fact, in our current society, where women have a great deal of power, sometimes in the bedroom, giving control over to someone else, someone we trust, is exactly what we want.

The key is that it’s a choice. I focus on one character being Dominant and the other giving up control. Usually for the character giving up control, this is a new thing, so I take my reader through the discovery process, and why this is exciting, because the character is experiencing these things for the first time. In the process, they discover something important about themselves.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? As with the books, I think the film will help more women open up to the idea of D/s in relationships, and many may go on to explore other areas of BDSM that may excite them. With so many people embracing the books and the film there is a broader feeling of acceptance and that allows people to be more comfortable with the idea of trying it. I think the affect with be very positive, allowing women to explore different aspects of their sexuality and to find more satisfaction and excitement in their sexual lives. I also think it will encourage them to seek out more erotic fiction, which is a wonderful thing!

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Jennifer Leeland

Hey everyone! I’m so thrilled to be a part of the BDSM-A-Palooza. I’ve been writing BDSM romance since 2007 and it doesn’t matter what genre I write, I always include kink. I’m published with several publishers and I’ve got one book self-published.

Temptation to Submit

In the midst of a hostile takeover, Tori Rodgers’s private life goes crazy and the skeletons from her closet are rattling.  It doesn’t help that she keeps trading insults with the CFO of the company that’s raided hers.  But Vegas brings out her insanity and she finds herself at Atticus Paulus’s mercy.   His offer of Dominance brings her to the brink of total surrender and she knows he’ll never forgive her when he finds out she’s been lying to him.

Whatever secrets Victoria has hidden Atticus has decided he’s going to discover.  She’s a brat sub, the kind he avoids, and yet, he can’t resist her.  He admires her strength, her determination and the spankable parts drive him over the edge.  The closer he gets to her, the more he desires her trust.  But there are more secrets than the ones Victoria keeps and uncovering them might cost more than either of them ever dreamed.  Even with all that’s at stake, Atticus knows he can’t give up offering her the temptation to submit.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

Favorite line:  She hummed and licked his upper lip. “You do taste as good as you smell,” she whispered. He reached up and pulled her arms away. “You don’t have my permission to touch me, Victoria,” he said sternly.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? It has taken a long time and a lot of soul searching to uncover the kinky me inside. It figures that all the characters that show up in my head are bent like a garden hose.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? I enjoyed Michael Makai’s “Domination and Submission”. It’s a great resource. And my favorite author to read is Joey W. Hill.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’ve got a few in the works. “Bastard of Arundale Hall” is the fourth book in that series coming out in April. I have also been working on the third book in my Office Romance.

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J Kenner

Play My Game –
Stark Ever After

I never imagined that anything could top our honeymoon, but life as Mrs. Damien Stark is sweeter than any fantasy. We are forever bound by our love and our desire. His touch is my greatest treasure—and is purely mine alone.

Yet no matter where we go, the ghosts of our pasts follow. We can’t escape our secrets, or the people who desperately want to bring us down. Even on Valentine’s Day, neither of us is safe.

I’ll do whatever it takes to protect Damien, to fulfill his every need. His kiss is my calling, his passion my truest bliss. The dangers we face, we now face together—and nothing can make me run.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“You’re my blood and my breath, Nikki. You’re my life. I will always fight for you. I will always come to you.” (Damien to Nikki)

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I love exploring the deeper, vulnerable aspects of characters, and particularly when you’re writing about control and submission and the give and take sexually, you can get to the most intimate parts of the characters.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? The book had a huge impact on the level of discussion about all of those things. It got people talking more openly about what they want, what they like, and that (omg) women actually like sex.

Sadly, even a book that has sold 100M copies doesn’t have the reach of a blockbuster film, so the movie should continue that dialogue, which I think is a good thing. As for the impact on erotic fiction, the market keeps growing which is very exciting. I think there will be another spike in billionaire books, and then we’ll see, again, a lot of different milieus for the exploration of erotic romance.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I just turned in ON MY KNEES, which is the second book of a Stark International trilogy, following SAY MY NAME. Jackson Steele is hard, hot, super sexy and very controlling, and with each book the kink ratchets up. I’ve started on book 3, UNDER MY SKIN, and it’s definitely got some serious heat! I traveled a lot in 2014, and since I don’t want my kids to forget what I look like, I’m cutting back a bit for 2014. I’m doing a book signing for SAY MY NAME in April, and in May I’ll be in Berlin at the Love Letters convention and then in Dallas at RT. In July, I’ll be at RWA. And for those who read erotic paranormal romance and urban fantasy, I’ll be at DragonCon in September!

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Lainey Reese

Lainey lives in beautiful Washington State. She’s the youngest of five and has always wanted to be a writer. Her first novel, -A Table for Three- was nominated for best debut novel of 2010 by the Romance Review and marked a dream come true for Lainey. With her third published release -Damaged Goods-, Lainey saw another of her dreams realized when she took a leap of faith to become a full-time author and left the safety net of a day job behind. Now she spends her days writing, with her dog at her feet and a cat curled in her lap, and asks herself a dozen times a day; how’d I ever get so lucky?

Guarding Nadia

Nadia has been an erotic author BDSM novels for years. She is no stranger to her work bringing out the crazy in some people. However, she was not prepared for a stalker and had no idea the lengths he would go to in order to have her.

Desperate when the police are unable to help, Nadia turns to a highly rated security team for protection. Although they looked more like GQ models than bodyguards, Nadia puts her trust and her life into their safekeeping.

From the moment she walked into their offices, Caleb and Jonas knew that there was nothing they wouldn’t do to keep Nadia safe. Upon discovering the type of books she writes, they are floored because she has no idea that they are active members of not one but two BDSM clubs and had both reached Master status long ago.

As the two men guard her body and strive to win her heart there is one out there who will stop at nothing to claim what his twisted mind has convinced him is his. Including the murder of anyone who stands in his way.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Bruce.” He repeated. “That’s your safe word. Say, yes sir, if you understand and agree. If not say, Bruce and we stop here and now.”

“Holy crap.” Nadia was dumbstruck.

“That wasn’t one of your options, sweetheart.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I got into BDSM novels by accident when I discovered Joey W Hill and then my fate was sealed when I then discovered the incomparable Cherise Sinclair. Suddenly I found the world I wanted my characters to live in.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? It is my hope that it will continue to blow up our genre. I am so thankful that it is bringing us to light and breaking down a few doors.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Hmm…That list could go on quite a while! The Ice Queen by Joey W Hill, The Shadowlands series by Cherise Sinclair and the triple hot MMM romance Out of Focus by LA Watt

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! Let’s see…He has to be tall, six feet at least. Dark hair, blue eyes, and if he came with a killer accent so much the better. The sexiest thing about him would be his confidence.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I am working on a brand new stand alone book that I hope to have out soon. In the mean time, my novella Guarding Nadia just came out this month and the fourth book in my New York series Embracing the Fall will be out this August.

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Eden Bradley

DANGEROUSLY BOUND

She can whip up something sweet

Allie LeClair has finally returned to the sultry city of New Orleans. After ten years of studying and working as a pastry chef in San Francisco and all over Europe—and feeding her submissive side at BDSM clubs—Allie is home, and she has something to prove to the man who once fueled her desires. She’s not a child anymore.

But with two in the kitchen

When security specialist Mick Reid hears that Allie is back in town, he knows he won’t be able to stay away for long. Ever since he discovered his darker side, Mick has tried to protect Allie from the aggressive beast within him—but that power and wildness is exactly what she wants.

Can they take the heat?

Allie has made the first move, but now it’s up to Mick. The game has begun, and playing has never been so rough.

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Robin L. Rotham

Carnal Series Book 3

Custom farmer Joe Remke once thought he would never be happy again. Fortunately, Ariel Jane Pender and Brent Andersen had other ideas, and now the three of them are building a farmhouse—and a future—together. Toss in the occasional orgy with Hake and Mandy Stivers, and life just doesn’t get any better.

Or so Joe tells himself when his darkest fears whisper to him at night, urging him to leave while he can still survive on his own.

But it may already be too late—Mandy and Hake are coming for the holidays, and they’ve got a lot more than visions of sugar plums and noncon role-play dancing in their heads. The gift they’re about to offer AJ could put an end to Joe…

Or give him the faith he needs to stay forever.

Reader Advisory: This book contains boys on boys, girls on girls, ménage, noncon-roleplaying, D/s and most everything you love about Robin L. Rotham books.

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R.G. Alexander

They call me the innocent Smutketeer. Okay THEY don’t, I usually do, and one of the reasons I do is because I am the only “at home player” in the gang. (My husband is shy about the whippy smacky) I was innocent once, blushing while reading Emma Holly and Lora Leigh and even when I wrote my own steamy scenes. ( I still do) But by being around Eden Bradley and Robin L. Rotham–even being Eden’s roommate for a few years–I did more up close and personal research on the psychology of BDSM than I ever imagined I would. And it was fascinating. When I let my guard down, let myself think about what I might find exciting without judging? Well my characters became more fearless and my at home play got…never mind. Shy husband, remember? Though I can tell you he loves doing research. *G* My most fearless character to date has to be Aziza Jane from my erotic urban fantasy series. So I thought I’d share a bit from her second book today.

Make Me Burn

One wrong move and it all goes up in flames.

Fireborne, Book 2

Aziza Jane Stewart is the last of the Fireborne, and so far it’s been nothing but a curse, destroying her family and putting everyone she loves in danger. Now she’s on a quest to find her brother’s portion of the power that flows in her veins and track down the murdering Jiniyr who are a threat to her loved ones.

She and her Enforcer lover Brandon are officially “in a relationship”, but she’s still torn between two men who both set her on fire. Brandon’s duties are driving a wedge between them, and her need to protect her Jinn guardian isn’t helping. Exiled and stripped of his powers, Ram is focused on satisfying his darkest urges…and tempting her to come along for the ride.

When Aziza discovers Brandon has been keeping news of ritualistic murders from her and the evidence is pointing at Ram, all bets are off. It’s time to find her own answers, embrace what’s inside her and make her own rules, damn the consequences.

Warning: Explicit content, and even more danger and heavy drinking than book one. Fetish clubs and role-play, whips and chains, voyeurism and exhibitionism. More inappropriate use of supernatural powers for deviant activities. In other words, burning down the house.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

Aziza pasted on a saucy smile and slid her hands around his hips to squeeze his ass. “You want me to sit on your lap and cry and tell you about my feelings? About how my abandonment issues are soothed by the dominant lash of your whip? That you’re the ‘Daddy’ I’ve been looking for? Or can we skip all that psychobabble and fuck? You know that’s where we’re heading.”

“No, Aziza.” He shook his head, his expression a study in concern, but he didn’t move away. “That isn’t where this is heading tonight. I won’t take advantage of you in this state. I won’t be your regret.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? A long history of sexual repression. *G* Seriously though, I love the communication. The raw, bare to the bones intimacy that shows up when you peel away the socially acceptable layers to find what’s underneath. It could take two other characters weeks to build up the kind of trust that a couple who agree to play together can have after one honest conversation. Also? Big fan of spanking, voyeurism and hair-tugging…and schoolgirl outfits, but anyone who reads me could tell you that.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? The true ray of sunshine, to me, is that it will make people seek out new experiences and books from some of the amazing authors we have here at the palooza. I’m a HUGE fan of our guest list. Not just because of their amazing body of work, but because of their willingness to share their personal lifestyle experiences, their wisdom about safety and consent, and their promotion of positive feminine role models who can submit with strength.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? The Dark Garden by Eden Bradley. FrankenDom by Robin L Rotham (What? They are.) Movies–I’m going to go with Secretary. If you haven’t seen it, you should.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I am working on a lot–and most of them are incredibly kinky. The third book in Fireborne series that will hopefully be out before May. A M/M with BDSM that is the first in a series that will be out by the end of February! The third in the Bigger in Texas series that has some definite primal kink and is also a menage (I am a series addict, did I mention?) And a secret project that is so dirty I might change my name. Shhh

Where I will be: RT in Dallas in May! You will find me at The Smutketeers annual Cover Model Karaoke reader party, A game of charades I’m a little nervous about, a group trip to a special movie night where singing and laughter will be the order of the night…and pretty much any party where I get to wear a costume.

Where I usually am: The Smutketeers FB Group- The Brass Chattery. Eden Bradley, Robin Rotham and I hang out with our Smutkedettes, have contests, share dirty pictures and generally have a ball. You should join us. *G*

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ALL FOR SMUT AND SMUT FOR ALL!
BDSM-A-Palooza Day Two!
by edenbradley on Feb 18th, 2015 147 Comments »

And now, for your entertainment, Smutketeer Robin L. Rotham will perform her musical number about BDSM to the tune of Favorite Things from The Sound of Music. (or we’ll just post these lyrics she wrote and imagine her in a dungeon somewhere, belting this out for our pleasure)

Sub’s Favorite Things

Handcuffs and blindfolds and clamps on my nipples
Bruises that bloom on my skin as it ripples
Under the hand of a sadistic top—
Knowing that if I say “No!” he won’t stop.

Power exchange and objectification,
Ball gags and caning and humiliation,
Pain so intense that I can’t help but cry,
Trusting enough I can let go and fly.

Subspace and topspace and aimlessly drifting,
Freedom from worry and praise so uplifting,
Aftercare blankets and water and smiles,
Cuddles and kisses and big puppy piles.

When I’m bitchy,
Feelin’ itchy,
Looking for fight,
I talk to my Dom (or just act like a brat)
And he’ll whale on me all night!

Alternate rendition for Doms

Dom’s Favorite Things

Single-tail whips and red welts on white asses
Reproachful looks under teary-eyed lashes.
Doling out punishments you haven’t earned,
Just because I love to fuck with your mind…

(*G* See what she did there?)

Brats in a game of consensual non-con,
Bottoms who think puppy play is a turn-on.
Submissive masochists tied up in rope,
These are the people that I like to grope.

Safe words and limits and negotiation,
Mutual trust and good communication—
These are the things that make BDSM work.
Without them I’d be an abusive jerk.

When my day sucks,
I give no fucks,
Lose sight of my goal,
I just have to put my dear slave on her knees
And then I am in control!

Enjoy Day 2!!!

Joey W. Hill

One of my earliest memories of D/s romance started with Scarlett O’Hara. Or was it Rhett? Actually, it was both; the chemistry between the two of them during one unforgettable scene. The edgy danger of his passion when he confronts her at the dining room table in the middle of the night unnerves her, but she tries to shrug him off, sneer at him, to regain a sense of control. But he catches her at the stairs, and the rest is classic cinema history. He kisses her, sweeps her off her feet and takes her up all those steps, vowing he’ll drive Ashley Wilkes from her head. (Rhett, you did that for me the first time you showed up at Twelve Oaks!)

Dominant and submissive behavior has been titillating us in romance, on screen and in books, for decades (probably for centuries). Getting to be a part of the BDSM erotic romance genre as it has gained an overt foothold over the past couple decades has thrilled me. Not only as a reader of the genre before it was even recognized as such, not just as a writer of erotic romance myself, but as a submissive who wants to embrace that side of herself without censure. And I thank all the readers who have helped bring BDSM erotic romance to its current popularity!

Naughty Bits: The Complete Novel

Madison is a control freak with one wish—to lose control. Her hidden submissive cravings have led to a string of disastrous relationships. So when she inherits her sister’s North Carolina lingerie shop, Naughty Bits, she jumps at the opportunity to dump her boring finance career and bad history and try her luck down South.

But before Madison can settle in, she discovers the hardware store owner next door, Logan Scott, is a full-blown Dom, and Troy, his handsome assistant, is a sub-in-training. Together they’re awakening feelings she’s kept suppressed for way too long.

Seeing the hunger for command in Madison’s eyes, Logan gives her four different opportunities to unleash her submissive desires under his command. Faced with the realization that she can’t sell fantasies to her lingerie customers without embracing her own, Madison accepts Logan’s offer. But should she risk her battered heart for the hope of a happily-ever-after with him?

Of course she should!

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Logan . . . when you said, ‘At last we meet,’ it felt significant. What did my sister say about me?”

“She gave you to me.” His lips twisted in a wry expression at her what the fuck reaction. “She said ‘I’m giving her to you, Logan, but you might just give yourself to her, too.’”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I embraced my submissive orientation when I wrote my first erotic romance, Make Her Dreams Come True, in my late 20s. That book led to a personal and creative fascination with the many unique forms Dom/sub relationships can take, so I’ve been exploring that in stories ever since. While I have been known to pen stories under other romance genres, this is the one that captures my heart, so I’ll likely be writing Dom/sub stories as long as my muse and the readers say I should!

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I recently visited the Sexuality section of a Barnes and Noble store and saw a whole handful of books there about introducing BDSM into a relationship, either as a way to spice up the relationship or to pursue a deeper interest in a Dom or sub role. That’s a change from a decade ago. Whatever people’s feelings about 50 Shades of Grey, it has expanded interest Dom/sub relationships in a way that is resulting in more open dialogue about them, and I’m pleased to see that. It’s not only a great thing for our genre as a whole, but a positive step for men and women who have those cravings. While their partners may or may not be interested in pursuing those cravings with them, hopefully they’ll feel more comfortable discussing them together.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Movies would be Story of O Part Two and Secretary with James Spader and Maggie Gyllenhaal. I saw an interview with James Spader around the time Secretary came out that convinced me the man was a Dom, because he understood the psychology so wonderfully. I like Story of O Part Two better than the first one, because the second one showed O as more empowered and fully participating in the Dom/sub dynamic. Books would be Bound Odyssey by Michelle Polaris, the Phoenix Rising series by Denise Rossetti, Roarke’s Prisoner by Angela Knight, Daniel’s Surrender by Violet Summers and Exit to Eden by Anne Rice. Plus a great many 80s bodice rippers that weren’t called BDSM romances, but surely were (wink)

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! That would be my husband, only he’d be infused with all that wonderful Dom intuition my heroes have, so he’d just know what I needed and wanted at the right moment – even before I knew it myself. Which would be a relief for him, because I’m sure it’s a pain to try and anticipate which direction my capricious and twisted mind is going to go! But he does remarkably well, bless him. He’s a keeper.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Yes! I’m always working on another BDSM romance. The one closest to release (est. March 2015) is Soul Rest, the seventh book in my Knights of the Board Room series. Leland, my hero, is a Baton Rouge police sergeant, and Celeste is a crime beat blogger, so there’s some suspense thrown in there, but the best part of writing this story was seeing how the relationship between them unfolded. She desperately wants to embrace submission, but she has issues that make her brat like crazy. And Leland is a steady mountain of a Dom, just holding fast through everything she throws at him.

I’m also working on another four-novella serial in the Naughty Bits world! Like Naughty Bits, it initially will be released as a four-part serial over four consecutive months. One of Madison’s first customers at Naughty Bits was Samantha, a bank manager who lives with two men, Geoff and Chris. She firmly believes that Geoff is a Dom and wants to claim Chris and her for his own, but she needs to get both men on board with the idea of being a threesome, as well as helping them all embrace their bondage fantasies, so she has her work cut out for her. Fortunately, both Madison and Logan will be there as resources for the threesome.

I won’t be attending any conferences in 2015, but I do keep my readers posted about online appearances through my monthly newsletter (subscription link under the Community drop down menu on my website) and through the “Tyler’s Dungeon” area on the JWH Connection fan forum (www.storywitch.com/community).

If you’d like a free excerpt from Naughty Bits, visit the book page on my website, www.storywitch.com/book-nb-ls. The book will also be available in AUDIO format after February 10 at Tantor.

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Annabel Joseph

If you like a healthy dose of creativity with your BDSM, you’ve got to read Annabel Joseph. She writes about artists, performers, dancers, and other complex characters finding romance within kinky relationships

Master’s Flame

In the sexually charged world of Cirque du Monde, CEO Michel Lemaitre reigns as king of depravity. He’s a stringent, brutal Master who selects his slaves based on their ability to cope with strict handling and pain. He exerts rigid control over his chosen partners and they submit to him in all things—that is, until fiery Italian acrobat Valentina Sancia enters his life.

Valentina’s known as La Vampa, the flame of Napoli, and her tempestuous personality and wild libido soar as high as her circus tricks. Michel finds himself drawn to the red-headed firebrand even as he tries his hardest to resist her. It doesn’t help that the sensual beauty idolizes him and tempts him at every turn. He finally engages her in a one-month, no-holds-barred Master-slave relationship to prove their incompatibility.

And that’s when the circus really begins. The two become wrapped up in bondage, cages, physical ordeals…and an emotionally fraught battle of wills. He’s never had a slave burn so bright, and Valentina’s heart is set on pleasing her Master, no matter the torment and trials she must endure. Is there such a thing as too much passion? Michel’s convinced there is, and he’s determined to tame a billowing love on the verge of blazing out of control.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Pain is not a game to me,” he said. “I use it to get what I want. I’ll use it to change you, Valentina…”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? The short answer is that I’m kinky. The longer answer is that when I’m writing a romantic relationship between two characters, I love to play with power roles, emotional stakes, fear, tension, risk, ecstasy…and I think BDSM storylines are a great way to do that.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I haven’t seen it yet, but my hope is that it will increase awareness of the BDSM lifestyle, and maybe get some people to come out of the kink closet. And look, I have loved Jamie Dornan for years. No one smolders like him. It’s going to impact MY female sexuality by inspiring lots of masturbation while I imagine Jamie Dornan domming me into submission.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! For me, it’s all about attitude and intelligence. Creativity arouses me like crazy. Mindfuckery arouses me, because it shows how well my partner knows me. Sudden playfulness arouses me, and random, capricious demands. I’m definitely not one for protocols and predictability—I love it when my partner throws me off balance in some way. That’s when I feel most submissive and most connected to him, because I trust him, and I know he’s completely in charge.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m just finishing up my Properly Spanked historical series, and starting into a contemporary BDSM trilogy with intense emotion and kink. I think Fifty Shades of Grey was a great starting place for readers, but there are so many more places to go. I want to bring more love, more angst, more creativity, higher stakes, and excellent writing. I think the kink world deserves it.

As for events, I’ll be at Frolicon in early April, and I’ll be attending Authors After Dark 2015 for fun, just to hang out with readers. If you’ll be at either of those events, let me know and we can meet up!

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A. Catherine Noon and Rachel Wilder

Rachel and I started the Chicagoland Shifters because we wanted a way to explore kink, poly, and Wiccan characters. We both are in the lifestyle, and have experienced some of the problems that occur when people want to play but don’t have good information. We decided we wanted to do it “right,” meaning how we think is right, so we created The Basement, a BDSM club in Chicago that’s located below a restaurant.

Two things that are close to our hearts are communication and safe play. We wanted to highlight the use of safewords, because it’s something that gets overlooked easily. For the first two books, the top requires the sub to tell him his safeword each and every time they play. It’s a quirk that we used on purpose to make the point strongly; we even have the sub point out that he was tempted to change it each time, but was worried he’d forget it if he actually needed to use it.

Kink can be a lot of fun, and it isn’t always about the sex. That’s something we talk about as well, through the characters, because a scene can be verbal just as much as it can be sexual. It’s about the relationship between the people involved, not just the body parts. It’s interesting to us as writers to play with that idea and see how it changes when refracted through the lens of different characters.

Tiger Tiger

When you grab a tiger by the tail, sometimes he bites back.

Chicagoland Shifters, Book 2

Veterinary trauma surgeon and animal empath Sasha Soskoff has found everything he ever wanted with his new partners Neal, Steve and Carlos. Life feels as safe and secure as it can be among a group of ex-Marine tiger shifters. Until a homeless man is found, gruesomely mauled and murdered, near Neal’s BDSM club.

When it’s determined a rogue tiger did the deed, the jaguars’ accusing eyes turn toward Sasha’s lovers. The precarious balance of peace tips dangerously toward war.

Neal knows damned well none of his tigers committed the crime. Someone must be in Chicago without his knowledge or permission, and they’d better find him fast before uncertainty and conflict rip the tight-knit band apart from the inside.

As Sasha struggles to heal the stress fractures forming among his tiger family, he begins to wonder if his dreams of a home, and love, were too good to be true. And it’s precisely that moment the killer strikes at the heart of the tiger clan—Sasha himself.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“What’s your safe word?”

“What? Out here?”

Neal raised an eyebrow. “Is that a no?”

“No. I mean, okay. Crap, its lemon.”

“Good boy. Now put your hands up on the headrest and don’t move.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? Kink is a way to deepen characterization. During sex, each character reacts in a way that’s unique to them. Adding kink adds a whole new layer of personality to the process. Each person is going to have a different response to dominance and submission. Figuring out how that works on the page is a lot of fun and requires us to really know our characters well. For me, it’s odd that Sasha isn’t a real person because to me, I feel like I know him the way I know my friends. It’s kind of a bummer he can’t come over to hang out, have dinner, and chat.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? Great question. It’s already happened, the impact; there’s a burgeoning interest in kink from people who, prior to the book, would never have considered being open to it. It made consumers curious. The discussion of female sexuality has been going on for a while now, and this adds elements to it that, overall, are healthy because it opens doors for self-expression and for intimacy. Frank and open discussion is critical to the health of our culture and I hope that this facilitates that process.

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Stacey Kennedy

The Club Sin Series 4-Book Bundle

Go deeper than ever into a world of surrender and control. Readers of Fifty Shades of Grey and the works of Sylvia Day and J. Kenner have turned the wicked, wild novels of Stacey Kennedy into a USA Today bestselling series, where powerful men and beautiful women play out their hottest fantasies at Club Sin, an elite BDSM dungeon in Las Vegas. Now the first four electrifying novels are together in one red-hot eBook bundle: CLAIMED BARED DESIRED FREED Also includes a preview of Stacey Kennedy’s next Club Sin novel, Tamed!

Meet the men of Club Sin . . . Dmitri Pratt, a Master who unleashes his lover’s wildest inhibitions with each careful, calculated caress; Aidan Knight, whose dominant façade conceals a devastating loss, something he instantly recognizes in his personally trained sub; Kyler Morgan, lusting after new blood as a Dom who hasn’t had a real challenge in a long time.

. . . and the women who love them. Presley Flynn, who’s ripe to experience her secret fantasies and determined to surrender to her every desire; Ella Snow, beautiful, inhibited, and innocent in the ways of submission and domination; Mary Schmidt, who cannot bear to embrace her needs with another Dom—until a man who exudes temptation reawakens passions she can no longer deny.

Club Sin is an erotic romance series intended for mature audiences.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Your heart is mine. Mine to cherish. Mine to protect. Mine to love.” From Desired by Stacey Kennedy.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? Writing for me is an escape from busy life and kids, so when I do get the chance to write, you better believe that I’m writing the sexiest stories I can. It just so happens that I find BDSM undeniably sexy. There is a deeper level both physically and emotionally that goes along with BDSM, which attracts me. Needless to say, I love to play on these elements when writing a story – I find it makes for a much sexier read that I can pack full with an emotional journey. Can’t get much better than that, right?

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I imagine it’s going to open some eyes and spread some legs! *grins*

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Of course! I don’t think I’m ever not dreaming up sexy things! Right now, I’m in the process of finishing up the CLUB SIN series. It’s been quite the journey writing this series. What started out as an idea to write a BDSM series with light BDSM, which focused more on the emotional journey between the characters, has now turned into six books! There might be some tears in my eyes that this series is coming to an end, but it’s been a seriously fun ride! The only conference I’m doing is RT in Dallas. I’m an RT virgin – so, of course, I’m a little nervous and hella excited!

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Natasha Moore

I’m so glad I discovered erotic romance. I’d had bondage fantasies for as long as I could remember and I’d honestly thought there was something wrong with me. It was a relief to finally realize I wasn’t alone. And after reading sexy books for a while, I started writing my own erotic romances. Sexy, emotional, but with a little (or a lot) of kink, I have nearly twenty available now.

Silken Canvas

Brendan Cole burst onto the art scene in a blaze, creating erotic works of art from beautiful women. Recently, though, reviews suggest that his brilliance is burning out. He knows what’s missing—inspiration. He lost it the day his ex-lover and muse, Ashley Mancuso, walked out on him.

Together, they can once again create the erotic images that will silence the critics forever.

When Ashley runs into Brendan at an art gallery, their attraction is as hot as ever. Though she swore to never again take second place to his art, she finds herself agreeing to an impromptu photo shoot. Once in front of his lens, five long years of suppressing her kinky side melts away—and shakes her resolve to keep it strictly business.

One spellbinding session after another makes it impossible to resist talking of fantasies and long-buried desires. But once the images hit the gallery walls, all the fears and insecurities that drove them apart create a rift wide enough for danger to find its way in…

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

His fingers pressed slightly against her larynx. She swallowed, felt the pressure, as he knew she would. “Collars. Cuffs. Soft black rope.”

The whispered words wound their way along her body until she was as bound up by them as she would be by the real thing. “Let me show you how good we could be.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I enjoy writing about BDSM because it speaks to the fantasies I’ve had since before I ever heard the term. I write what’s sexy and erotic to me, and give life to the fantasies I’ve imagined.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m not writing a kinky book at the moment, but this past year I finished a series, Paolo’s Playhouse, five stories which feature an exclusive sex club and touch on exhibitionism, voyeurism, and menage, in addition to BDSM.

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Julia Sykes

The choice to be sexually submissive is empowering, and that is the most important aspect of BDSM I try to capture in my writing. I also emphasize that trust and communication are at the heart of any healthy D/s relationship. My goal is to portray the lifestyle in a positive light and to encourage readers to embrace their sexuality.

Impossible: The Original Trilogy

Monster, Traitor, and Avenger, available in one collection!

My life was irrevocably changed that night. The night I was taken. I saved a man’s life, but at what cost to myself? Can I convince him to save me in return?

I hate him for what he’s done to me. But the longer I’m trapped with him, the harder it is to cling to that hatred. He is an enigma of a man, one who is shockingly arrogant, sweetly contrite, and frighteningly aggressive by turns. And the pain in his eyes is a mirror for my own.

The longer I remain in his grip, the more confused I become.

Is my freedom worth betraying him?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“You’re a lot bossier than most of the women I find handcuffed to my bed.” -Sean Reynolds

And now, a few probing questions:

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I think 50 Shades has had a tremendously positive effect when it comes to public acceptance of female sexuality. It has helped overcome the taboo nature of women openly expressing our desires, and it has enabled us to discuss these desires with our partners without shame.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Anything by Lexi Blake or Cherise Sinclair is a must-read for me. Cherise’s books in particular gave me the courage I needed to explore the lifestyle.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! It may sound cheesy, but my husband is my ultimate fantasy Dom (That’s why I married him!). He puts up with me being a brat and even enjoys the challenge, where some Doms would become annoyed and walk away. Taking care of me is always his top priority. Aspects of every Dom I write about are inspired by him.

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Heidi Cullinan

Hi, I’m Heidi Cullinan, author of over twenty novels & novellas, a full twelve of which feature mild to intense BDSM. It’s so great to be part of this event! The BDSM community, both practitioners and readers of BDSM romance, is one of the most accepting, welcoming group of people I’ve ever known. Three cheers for kink! However you take yours, may it ever be wicked, fantastic fun.

Tough Love

It takes a strong man to be this fabulous.

Crescencio “Chenco” Ortiz pulled himself up by his garter straps after his father’s will yanked the financial rug from under his spank-me pumps. He doesn’t need anyone, yet when Steve Vance steps into his life, the prospect of having a sexy leather daddy on tap begins to take on a certain appeal.

There’s a hitch when he learns Steve is friends with Mitch Tedsoe—the half-brother Chenco never knew except through his father’s twisted lies. Despite his reservations, soon Chenco is living his dreams, including a performing gig in Vegas. Now if only he could get Steve to see him as more than just a boy in need of saving.

Steve’s attraction to Chenco is overshadowed by too many demons, ones he knows his would-be lover is too young to slay. Yet as he gets to know the bright, determined young man whose drag act redefines fierce, Steve’s inner sadist trembles with need. He begins to realize Chenco’s relentless tough love might be the only thing that will finally set him free.

Warning: This story contains glamorous drag queens, exhibitionist secondary characters, and no-holds-barred BDSM play, including watersports. Readers advised they may well leave this novel feeling uncharacteristically fierce.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

The bullhide flogger was his pen, and Steve wrote lessons across the tender, over-sensitized surface of his lover’s skin. Pain was what everyone who heard about BDSM thought they feared, but they were wrong. Any fool could endure. It took a real man to deliberately walk into fire.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? It’s something about the forbidden, to be sure–nothing is more likely for me to be predisposed to something than to tell me I shouldn’t like it, read it, or do it. It’s also, though, about the sexual freedom, from what we fantasize about to what we live out. Who we fuck and how we do it shouldn’t be politicized or policed beyond to make sure everyone participating in the act is on board with the fun. What we read and fantasize about is just as precious. I like being a part of writing those fantasies. In fact, every BDSM novel I’ve written has resulted in readers writing me to say reading kink makes them feel free, helps them see themselves. What’s not to love about that?

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! It would be a Domme for sure. She would be sweet and strict by turns, a little bit wicked, but who would love me through every game. Someone I could push against and not hold back, but someone whom I could trust. (Haven’t met her yet…)

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m about to reissue one of my most popular BDSM romances, Nowhere Ranch, and I have a kinky Christmas story, Winter Wonderland, coming out this 2015 holiday season. I’ll be at Romance Writers of America’s Readers For Life book signing in New York City at the Marriott Marquis on July 22, but otherwise I’ll be staying home and writing more stories.

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Cari Quinn

Hi there! I’m so happy to be here today as part of BDSM-a-Palooza. I love reading and writing about BDSM and know I’ll be loading up my Kindle with many of the books featured during this event! I think a BDSM-focused event is a great thing, and I’m so glad to be part of it.

Going Long

This time, he’ll need to hit all the right notes to win the woman he’s always loved…

Wade Bennett is used to coming in second to his seemingly perfect older brother. In high school, Colt was a star linebacker while Wade was the punter, an important job without all of the glory. When Charlene Martinez—the only girl Wade ever truly wanted—fell for Colt, Wade decided to take his chances with music and went on the road. Leaving behind his family, his best friend, Rafe, and Charlene, who had feelings for Wade she never allowed herself to feel.

Years in Nashville quickly hardened the dreamy guy who just wanted to sing and hang out with his dog, Melody. His success has given him more than enough money, even if he knows he’ll never be able to compete with his hometown hero big brother. But after Coach Carr’s heart attack, Wade comes home to help the man who helped him make the decision to chase his dreams all those years ago.

Now Wade wants to chase a new dream in his old hometown, especially since Charlene is single again after divorcing Colt. And Wade is no longer a boy unwilling to fight for what—and who—he needs.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“If that was pain, sign me up for more,” Charlene said softly, smiling up at him. “I’ve never hurt so good.”

Wade’s smile started slowly, a twitch at both corners of his mouth. “Next time I’ll paddle that toned ass of yours.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I enjoy writing about BDSM for a lot of reasons. I really enjoy testing the balance of power within a couple, both in and out of the bedroom, and think so many facets of a person’s character are revealed when they’re most vulnerable (as in a scene of power exchange.) I also think it’s fun to watch a character realize that their personal perceptions about something are all wrong. Some are reluctant to go beyond their comfort zone, until they realize what they’re missing. There are so many paths to fulfillment in this world. I just happen to enjoy writing about the kinky ones. :)

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? My favorite BDSM book is, hands-down, Hostile Takeover by Joey W. Hill. I also enjoy Cherise Sinclair’s Master of the Shadowlands series.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Yes, I am! I’ll soon be working on Stripped, a dirty M/M/F/F foursome that is a continuation of my M/M/F romance Jingle Ball. It has BDSM overtones as well. I’m also hoping to write a book set at a BDSM club later this year.

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Pam Godwin, CJ Roberts, D H Sidebottom, Ker Dukey, Lily White, M.S. Willis, Francette Phal, Jaden Wilkes, and Kimber S. Dawn

Sinister Desires

Tired of hearts & flowers? Does the sight of teddy bears make you want to throw up in your mouth? Like your erotica as dark as your soul and just as twisted? Indulge your SINISTER DESIRES with these ten delectable tales of forbidden fancy from previously banned authors. Available 17-28 February 2015 Only $3.99 eBook A percentage of the proceeds from this anthology will go to the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC). We will not go gently! WARNING: Anticipate that ALL books in this antho contain VERY disturbing situations, dubious consent, rape, strong language, and graphic violence.

SINISTER DESIRES features:

NYT, USA Today, & International Bestselling Authors

Beneath the Burn by Pam Godwin
Amid corruption and power, rock stars and drugs, Jay and Charlee must face their worst fears. When the battle is over, what will be left…Beneath The Burn.

Captive in the Dark by CJ Roberts
This New York Times Bestseller is the story of a young woman kidnapped and held hostage by a human trafficker out for revenge. Gritty, violent, and not for the faint of heart. 18+

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, & International Bestselling Authors

Empathy by Ker Dukey
Brother. Detective. Contract Killer. Blake is all three and the last thing he wants is…EMPATHY.

Therapist by Jaden Wilkes
A handsome and charming sociopath meets his match in a femme fatale intent on destroying him from the inside out.

The Decimation of Mae by D.H. Sidebottom
He called me his lamb. He was the shepherd. As Master, he demanded my mind and surrender and used it to shatter my heart. His violence broke my spirit. His hatred slayed my soul.But it was his kind and gentle side that took my life? Literally.

Joseph Fallen by M.S. Willis
There is a fine line between genius and madness, love and hate, right and wrong. Discover how Joseph falls from light into the pitch black depths of ultimate darkness.

Roman by Kimber S. Dawn
Roman is a man of little words and lesser morals. Roman has never felt emotions like guilt, shame, or remorse. How do I know all of this? Because, my name is Heather Mackenzie and I’ve been number thirteen for a lot longer than I ever intended to be.

Flawed by Francette Phal
All Lacey wants for herself is a better life. And she does all she can to work towards that goal. But one mistake brings her world to a crashing halt, redirecting her on the path to utter destruction. But it’s a destruction she finds herself craving beneath the brutal hands of serial killer Knox Bishop.

Facade by Ker Dukey & D.H. Sidebottom
I am, Star, and just like with some stars in the sky, the light you see is an echo, a facade, I am already gone. I am a no one. Especially to him. To him I am the dark in his desires, the corrupt in his depravity.The sin in his immorality.

Her Master’s Courtesan by Lily White
He does not want love or kindness. He only wants complete submission. Erotic Horror.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

The fabric of my skirt lay high up on my thighs. I sobbed.

“You’re finally awake.”

My voice trembled, “Who are you?”

Silence. The creak of a chair. Footsteps.

A cold hand pressed against my sweat-slick forehead. “I am your master.”

“Do I know you?”

“Not yet.”

–Captive in the Dark, CJ Roberts

And now, a few probing questions:

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? UPCOMING APPEARANCES CJ Roberts 2015 21 March 2015 – Author’s Under the Lights, Hollywood, CA 18 July 2015 – Love N. Vegas 23-24 July 2015 – Penned Con, St. Louis, MO 9-11 October 2015 – Houston Roundup (Hosted by RT Magazine), Clear Lake, TX

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Ann Mayburn

I’ve never been one of those people that’s been ashamed of my sexuality, hell, if anything sex has been my favorite hobby, and my favorite thing to write about. ;) So much happens beyond the physical aspects of intimacy and I try to tap into the powerful feelings emotions that are brought to life between the sheets.

Ivan’s Captive Submissive

When Gia Lopez signs up for the Submissive’s Wish Charity Auction she has no idea that she’s about to be bought by a Russian Dom who will do anything to make her fantasies come true. Including staging an elaborate kidnapping that Gia believes is real. Ivan is instantly drawn to Gia and he wants to be the best Master she’s ever had. As he spends time with Gia he begins to have intense feelings for the strong, independent, and sexy American woman. He’s only won a week of her service but wishes to keep her forever.

Unaware of Ivan’s true feelings, Gia fights her growing emotional attachment to him. All she wants is to settle down with a nice Dom in the United States, continue her career, and live a normal life. However, Ivan sets a plan into motion that will push Gia to all of her limits and take her on a global journey of self-discovery, extreme pleasure, and love.

Warning: Contains Erotic Spanking, Subspace, f/f situations, a devastatingly sexy Dom who knows what he wants, and a submissive who just might be ready to give him what he needs.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

How about instead of reading a snippet, you listen to one? In this scene Gia has just been kidnapped by Ivan after the Submissive’s Wish Charity Auction where, unknown to Gia, Ivan won her and is fulfilling her capture fantasy…all too well. ;) NSFW!

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? Every relationship, every sexual encounter, has a bit of Dominance and submission in it. Who’s going to be on top tonight? Who is going to initiate the kiss? Who gets to orgasm first? Or, who is going to make the other one orgasm first? ;) For women sex is such a mental thing and in BDSM the mind is engaged, in my opinion, just as much as the body. During vanilla sex your thoughts can wander to the housework that needs to be done, wondering if your partner likes how you’re doing X/Y/Z, if you need to paint your toenails as they’re slung over his shoulder, etc. In BDSM, either as a Dom or a submissive, your thoughts, your focus, have to be on what you’re doing. Let me think of how to explain this for someone who has never had a good, deep BDSM session before…

When a Dom/Top/Mistress/whatever you want to call the person in charge is really connected with their sub the rest of the reality fades away. Your entire focus is on your submissive and bringing them pleasure to the point where their pleasure becomes your pleasure. You find yourself becoming so immersed in them that you begin to anticipate their needs even before they’re aware that they want it, the slightest changes in expression and body langue speaking volumes to you about what they want. A good Dom knows how to get into their submissives heads, to know when they want to be pushed, and also to know when to back off and provide a safe haven for their submissive. When you are that deep into the scene you’re not thinking about anything but the give and exchange of energy/power and there is no room for bullshit wandering thoughts. It is just you, your sub, and bringing them as much pleasure and discipline as they desire. On the other side of the coin, the submissive gets to enjoy totally letting go. With the right Dom a submissive can totally surrender his or herself to the care of the Dom and know that they will be taken care of. Everyone’s needs are different, but when a good Dom and sub match is made that sub can let go and enjoy to the point where all they do is exist and feel. No worries, no constant distractions, no wondering if they are doing this or that right. It is all about the pleasure and serving their Doms needs.

I could go on and on about sub-space, power exchanges, etc but I’ll save that for another day. ;) What it basically boils down to is I immensely enjoy the mental aspects of BDSM and love to experience them through my characters, either in the mind of the sub of the Dom. In real life I’m a switch, meaning I enjoy either the sub of the Dom role depending on my partner. Though I will say 99% of the time I’m the Mistress, not the slave. ;)

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I think it has a positive impact if it opens a new world of reading and let’s people know that it’s okay to be kinky. That you won’t be stoned to death by the morality squad for getting your freak on, and that a little bit of kink may be the best thing you’ve ever introduced into your sexual relationship. So I’m all for any movie that brings erotic romance into the mainstream.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m working on the the third book in my ‘Submissive’s Wish(Russian mafia BDSM romance)’ series and I’m deep in the world of the bratva right now with a hot Russian Daddy Dom and his princess. ;)

I’ll be at the following conferences this year and I would LOVE if you came up and said hi! The Novel Experience April 2-6, 2015 Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, NV Romantic Times Convention May 12th-17th Hyatt Regency Dallas Dallas, TX Author’s After Dark August 12th-17th Sheraton Downtown Atlanta Atlanta, GA

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Sasha White

I started writing in 2003, with short stories. They were always erotic, but I didn’t set out to write kinky. It was just what came out of me. I didn’t even consider my stories BDSM until after BOUND, my first novel, was released and a couple of reviewers called it that. I was one of those women who had the fantasies, and the light play with lovers without realizing exactly what we were doing, or what BDSM was. The more I wrote though, the more I researched, and met people who lived the lifestyle and I learned. Not only did I learn about kinky shit, I learned that delving into it with characters gave me a whole new level of intimacy with THEM. The most important thing I learned was that there are all levels of BDSM, and other than Safe, Sane and Consensual, no one right or wrong desires.

Most of my stories aren’t super kinky or hardcore BDSM, but before now, the only book I set out ot write as a BDSM story was WICKED. Now, with the Overwatch series, they’re all going to be Kinky. The first 2 (Unfettered, Primal )have sort of eased the reader into the club, but Carnal, the third story , and the one I’m working on right now, well…let’s just say it’s goes deeper. Deeper into the club, and into the minds of the club members. I”m very excited about it.

Oh, and I should mention that Eden Morgan, one of the Tops at Overwatch, and the manager of the club, was inspired by our very own Eden Bradley. ;)

Primal (an Overwatch Novella)

BDSM club owner Adam Kessler is no one’s hero. He joined the army to get away from the gang-life that had taken his brother, only to come home to heartache. He doesn’t hide his dominant side, and he doesn’t hesitate in his need to protect or enforce his particular brand of retribution on those who’ve earned it. There’s no way in hell he could walk past a man hassling a woman in an empty parking lot and do nothing. Only when the confrontation is over and the voluptuous blonde turns eyes filled with desire to him, does Adam realize he’s in trouble.

Psychologist Olivia Hamilton grew up with the proverbial silver spoon, and has never regretted spending more time on her career than on romance, until she meets Adam Kessler. He’s dark, he’s dangerous, he’s deliciously dirty…and she wants him.

Passion burns quick and hot between them and soon they’re caught up in an intensely carnal relationship that neither can deny. But when Olivia’s life is threatened and Adam shows her just how dangerous he can be, will it be too much for the civilized psychologist to handle, or will she truly accept the man and win her hero’s heart?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Are you here just to get laid, or are you interested in me as a man and a person?” He stepped closer and grasped her hand, calming her wildly careening thoughts. “I’m asking because I want to know if you’re staying for dinner after I fuck you so hard you’re gonna have trouble walking tomorrow?”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? They’re fun! And Hot. And offer so much variety and so many levels of emotions and sensations. Did I mention they were fun?

Okay, on the serious side… The communication needed to maintain a kinky relationship, even for a night, is great for storytelling. So are the creative aspects of it. Writing stories so focussed on the erotic aspects can be challenging at times, and kinkyness gives me a lot to work with.

Plus, most people with a kink of some sort are very self-aware, or they become very self aware, and that makes for great characters.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme!
Ohhh, I love a man who’s naturally dominant– you know, confident but not overly cocky. Protective, but not overly possesive. Smart, creative, and well-hung. *ggg* I’ve always said if I could find myself a Joe (Bound)in real life I’d keep him.

Adam(Overwatch) is the same and Simon is pretty close too. I write the hero’s I love, and want to find myself someday.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? OOhhh, I have a several awesome things happening this year! Right now I’m working on the next Overwatch novel.

After that will be a short Overwatch novella that will be in a limited time anthology called Every Which Way. The anthology is with 4 other awesome authors (Cathryn Fox, Candace Blevins, Annabel Joseph, and Myla Jackson) and will be brand new stories from each of us. It’ll be in print and digital for a limited time only.

Then I’m in a second limited edition anthology, but this one is sci-fi/fantasy romance called Across The Universe. I’m super excited about it too, because it’s with T.J Michaels, Delilah Devlin, Jordan Summers, and Meghan March, and I love love all these women. I know the stories are gonna kick some serious ass.

The only event I’ll be at in 2015 is The Novel Event Experience in Vegas on April 2-4. I’ve got a lot of work to do, both with writing and personally, so travel and promotion has taken a big backseat Readers can always find me through my website though, and keep up with me via my newsletter.

Primal will be available in Print by the end of the month. Sign up for Sasha’s newsletter to keep up to date on releases and more.

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Rebecca Grace Allen

Hi, I’m Rebecca Grace Allen, and I write kinky books. Why? Because characters who are into kink interest me. I find them more raw, more real, more honest with themselves, and also, more like me. I’ve embraced kink as a part of my life for over fifteen years. While I’m thrilled to be surrounded by so many writers who have brought kink to life, as well as the readers who enjoy it, I think many people still feel stifled, unable to express their desires. The heroine from the book I’m promoting feels that way—the things she craves in bed are the completely opposite of how she acts in life. She thinks she can’t be a successful mathematician and still crave a wanton, dominating, careless bad boy. The fun of writing The Duality Principle was in showing that people can be both kinky and serious, as well as in writing the hero who brings the bad girl side of her into light.

The Duality Principle

Gabriella Evans’s life exists in terms of logic and definitions. She’s holed up in Portland, Maine, for the summer to work on her PhD thesis, but something is screwing up her concentration: the rumble of a motorcycle every time the embodiment of her rough-and-tumble fantasies rides down her street.

When her best friend talks her into a blind date, she finds herself out with the opposite of her fantasy. He’s polite and well-mannered, yet something behind his crisply tailored shirt doesn’t add up—a rebellious gleam in his eye that piques her curiosity.

Orphaned at fifteen, Connor Starks has finally put the years of failing grades, breaking laws and breaking hearts behind him. The only holdover? His penchant for getting down and dirty in public places. But Gabriella makes him want to prove he’s become a better man.

Nothing intrigues Gabriella more than a problem she can’t solve. But the more Connor tries to bury his past, the more determined she is to uncover it. And what she finds makes all her trusty logic begin to fail her…

Warning: This book contains a summer romance, dirty talk, dockside kissing, motorcycles and tattoos. Features a rebellious nerdy girl with an appetite for outdoor sex and light spanking, and a bad boy who’s turned good…or at least he’s trying.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

He punctuated his words with another smack, and she cried out from the sharp twist of pain and pleasure that ricocheted through her body, from the feeling of finally. Of yes.

“Is that what you want, Miss Ivy League? You want me to turn your ass red?”

“Fuck—” Another smack. “Yes. I want that.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I write about BDSM because I can’t NOT write about it. While there’s nothing wrong with vanilla stories and sweet sex, they just don’t interest me. I am attracted to kinky themes not only because it is my personal preference, but because the characters in those stories feel so much more open. They are willing to dig deep, to play with the darkness in themselves and share it with someone else.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Some of the books I have enjoyed with BDSM/kink/fetish themes are Katie Porter’s Vegas Top Guns series and Tara Sue Me’s Partners in Play series as well as The Submissive Trilogy. I’ve also liked the supernatural kink featured in Lover Unbound, from J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme!
My ultimate fantasy Dom is someone who continuously seduces consent from his submissive, who knows her trigger points and turns her on so much she finds it impossible to say no. He should be a man who could exude control with a stern word and a look just as easily as he could with a fierce grip and a slap. He would be very skilled with a flogger, enjoy edge play, and a be damn fine dirty talker. He would also be respectful of boundaries, knowing when to push them and when enough is enough. Nice forearms and facial hair are a plus. ;-)

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I am currently finishing edits on my next book in the Portland Rebels series, The Hierarchy of Needs. The heroine of that book has a thing for hair-pulling and being restrained, and the hero is a reaction junkie who knows his way around a belt. In November I’ll be releasing the first book in my Boston BDSM series, a May-December love story about a wounded submissive and a widower dominant, and the legal thriller that brings them together. This year I’ll be attending the RT convention in Dallas, as well as RWA Nationals in New York City, my hometown. I hope to meet some of you there!

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Bianca Sommerland

Hi all! I’m Bianca Sommerland, and I’m an author who writes a lot of kinky fun stuff. Quick intro for those of you who don’t know me. I’m from Montreal, Quebec, and I write BDSM, menage, sports romance and dark erotica. I love using the words dick, pussy, cock and cunt-only during sex scenes…well, mostly during sex scenes. ;)

If you haven’t checked out my work before, a few of them are free just to give you a taste. The most popular is GAME MISCONDUCT(The Dartmouth Cobras #1)

I should give you the warning though: This ebook contains material not suitable for readers under 18. In also contains scenes that some may find objectionable, including BDSM, menage sex, bondage, anal sex, sex toys, double penetration, voyeurism, edge play, and hockey equipment being used inappropriately.

IRON CROSS

(The Dartmouth Cobras #6)

Too many penalties may leave the goal vulnerable without the IRON CROSS.

After overcoming a potentially career-ending concussion, Tyler Vanek, Dartmouth Cobras’ first line forward, couldn’t be happier with his life. Until his boyhood hero-worship for Raif Zovko, a newly acquired player, develops into more. His mistress, ‘Chicklet’ encourages him to explore his feelings, and with her enjoyment of toying with the powerful Dom, Tyler figures it might be fun.

Laura Tallent, a dedicated officer with the Halifax PD, and Chicklet’s first sub, is tired of Tyler’s fun disrupting the structure of her world. Devotion to her mistress kept her silent for two years, but a horrible case and more proof that Tyler is the worst sub in existence has her wondering how much better life would be if he was someone else’s problem. Someone like Raif.

Raif won’t deny the lust he feels for Tyler, but he refuses to play games with a young man who’s questioning his sexuality—he won’t be an experimental phase for an unruly submissive. But when Laura draws him into a plan to remove Tyler from her poly relationship with Chicklet, his protective instincts take over. He partners with Chicklet to protect Tyler and dig deeper into the reasons behind Laura’s scheming. Chicklet clearly loves her boy, she won’t let him go. And before long, Raif realizes neither can he.

Blindsided by the discord in her household, Chicklet struggles to fulfill her subs’ needs as their careers throw challenges at them all. Control is slipping from her hands, but with Raif by her side, she prays her relationships can be saved. Salvaging the future means rebuilding with a new foundation. But the only way to make the base solid is for them all to work together. And with all the secrecy and lies, she has no idea where to start.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

He kissed the top of her mound, pushing against her ass and drawing her pussy closer to his face. “Mmm, I’m on my knees for you, woman. Would you prefer I beg or make you come with my tongue deep in your beautiful cunt?”

“Fuck, you say the sweetest things.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? Actually, I started writing BDSM by accident. It slipped into my books simply because I enjoy a sexual power exchange. But as I started reading more in the genre, I wanted to explore more. Speaking to many involved in the lifestyle, going to clubs, and doing all the research I could really made me love the intimacy involved. As for kinky themes, well…I just like sex. In as many different ways as possible. ;)

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? Talking about sex is now cool. I think that’s the biggest thing. And when people talk, they ask questions, and are willing to demand more than what they’ve come to expect. Change is always good. Lots of happy people due to good sex is even better!

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? I loved Savages, does that count? The Secretary was sexy and fun. For books, I can name a lot more that I love. Anything by Cherise Sinclair, Olivia Cunning, Tymber Dalton, Candace Blevins and Annabel Joseph. There’s many more, but basically I love any BDSM book that also has a great story and strong characters.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Right now I have a serial with some kinky demons and a very curious angel, call CELESTIAL PETS: Evil’s Embrace. I’m also working on the last book in the Deadly Captive trilogy and book 7 in the Dartmouth Cobras series.

As for events, I usually go to a few each year. There’s The Novel Experience in Vegas and Authors After Dark in Atlanta. I’ve been to several different events over the last few years, but these are my go-to ones.

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Felice Fox

Hello sexy readers! I love that we’re all celebrating BDSM with the Smutketeers. I’m Felice Fox and I write kinky stories because kink is honest. It’s a leap of faith. I think of BDSM as a kind of sensual mindfulness, a way to maximize pleasure by focusing our awareness and attention in the present moment.

The Sound of Your Name

Ellie Donovan couldn’t care less about pro bull riders, until she’s sent out on the circuit to do a story about them for Modern Luxury magazine. She’d done many things to get a great story, but pimping herself out to a cowboy who thinks she’s the only thing keeping him on track for the gold buckle isn’t one of them. Being sexy Brody’s good luck charm isn’t exactly a hardship–until she discovers she doesn’t want it to end.

Brody Cameron can’t help bowing to cowboy superstition on the night he should have lost his spot on the pro circuit, when a secret tryst with a pretty stranger changed his luck, and his heart, forever. Caught between the love he wants and the money his family needs, Brody can’t share the truth with Ellie and risk losing his shot at the big money.

But when Cameron family secrets are exposed, and a jealous rival threatens to tear them apart, can Ellie and Brody break their silence without breaking each other’s hearts?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

Brody couldn’t remember ever holding such pillow-y breasts, or kissing such a tasty mouth. Maybe this was what forced celibacy did to a man—heightened all his senses back up to where they were when God first let Adam taste Eve. He wanted to smell and taste every part of her.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? Why do I write about kink? First, because it’s really fucking fun! But beyond that is my belief that BDSM is ultimately about pleasure and happiness. Pain, yes. Power, yes. But ultimately, it is allowing oneself the full expression of the senses. You do battle with fear, shame and ever expanding levels of joy and acceptance, and come out the other side having achieved something—a personal sense of wonder that is all your own, but which you might never have experienced had you not put your trust in another.

Trust is the cornerstone of our most important relationships and the established rules of kink life give us a way to test and build trust, over and over.

Through BDSM I can dream up anything a woman might want to explore for herself. The need for transparency affords us a kind of freedom. We dream of honesty in our vanilla relationships, but not everyone is on the same page. In BDSM we require it, we demand it, we take all kinds of emotional risks to achieve it, because transparency holds the promise of what we all really want—acceptance.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Yes! I’m working on DARK LASHES, the 4th book in the Cameron Ranch series featuring Abel Cameron, the gorgeous cattle ranching brother whose reputation in HOLD ME TOGETHER made him nearly impossible to love.

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L.A. Witt
/Lauren Gallagher

Finding Master Right

It’s all fun and games until somebody falls in love.

Chase has just arrived at a much anticipated leather convention, and he’s about to lose his mind. Not only is his ex attending, but Chase is also rooming with Derek, a submissive he’s been dying to top. Although Derek is in search of a Dom, he made it painfully clear when the two of them hooked up for a very hot—but very vanilla—night just before the convention that he wasn’t interested in submitting to Chase.

Derek isn’t stupid. No matter how desperate he is to submit to Chase, he wants no part of a rebound relationship. As long as Chase is still pining after the sub who broke his heart a few months ago, Derek’s keeping him at arm’s length. Besides, there’s another Dom at this convention, the gorgeous Master Raul, who Derek is determined to attract.

But when Chase and Derek are confronted with all their kinks, from ropes to leather, bondage to flogging—not to mention each other—they can only ignore their mutual attraction for so long.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

He must not have realized that I’d distinctly remembered all the times he’d said sex wasn’t worth having unless someone drew blood or left a mark. And now, the morning after we’d finally hooked up, he didn’t have a single welt on him. Ouch, Derek. Ouch.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I love power play! It’s fun to watch two (or more) characters involved in power play, whether it’s an interrogation or a sex scene (or both, as Aleksandr Voinov and I have written in both UNHINGE THE UNIVERSE and HOSTILE GROUND).

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I just finished a bisexual menage called KNEEL, MR. PRESIDENT, which will be available this summer from Samhain Publishing. It’s a story about a man who went from Navy SEAL to POTUS, and is buckling under the stress of being commander-in-chief. He finds, shall we say, a very effective method of dealing with that stress….courtesy his wife, who discovers her inner Domme, and his very dominant head of security (and ex-lover from his SEAL days).

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RG Alexander

Mr. Big Stuff

Mr. Big Stuff…who do you think you are?

Caroline Aaron has kissed a lot of frogs. The last thing she needs is some cowboy-turned-reality star promising to come after her with his dangerous dimples and wicked smile. Especially not when the cowboy is eleven years younger, the brother of her best friend and doesn’t meet any of the requirements on her List. Still, when he doesn’t show up after she’s waited three months to knock him down, it puts a dent in her pride.

And then Trudy asks for that favor…

For Jefferson Adams, fifteen minutes of fame was more than enough. All he wanted was Caroline but his dreams of the California girl got temporarily sidetracked. When she shows up in his life again, he’s willing to do whatever it takes to make her his.

Warning: This won’t be an average romance. Instead of flowers she’ll get spankings. Instead of candlelight? A violet wand. Instead of fifteen minutes…she’ll need forever.
Did I mention the rope?
The wedding?

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Eden Bradley

SANCTUARY

She trusts him with her body…but can he trust himself with her heart?

San Francisco Doms, Book 1

Devin Delaney has never described herself as kinky, despite a rich fantasy life filled with submission scenarios—until her best friend takes her to the Ring, a San Francisco BDSM club, and her senses hum with awakened urges.

One pro Dom in particular works scenes that leave her breathless, and when he unexpectedly invites her on a journey to the darker side of sex—right then, right there—she sinks readily into the sting of addictive desire.

Shaye’s past makes him wary of getting involved with any woman, but when Devin willingly gives herself over to him, something inside him opens up. And he finds himself breaking his own rules to keep her in his arms all night.

When Shaye takes Devin to an exclusive club named Sanctuary, leading her deeper into the BDSM world, Devin’s kinkiest fantasies—and emotions—shift into overdrive. The experience brings them both to the edge of an inner darkness that could seal their bond—or permanently tear it apart.

This book has been previously published and has been revised from its original release.

Warning: An irresistible alpha Dom who’s into flogging, spanking, pinching, hair pulling, and orgasm denial before driving his sub to orgasm after orgasm after orgasm. Contains extreme kink. You might want to bring a blindfold…and pack an extra pair of panties.

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Robin L. Rotham

Hi, I’m Robin and I’m a Smutkeholic. (Hi, Robin!) This has been a lifelong addiction for me, or it has been since I was about 14, when I started trying to write my own erotic romances–because frankly, Victoria Holt and Phyllis A. Whitney just weren’t doing it for me anymore. WHY did they close the bedroom door just when it got to the good part?!

I was so excited when I found Bertrice Small and Rosemary Rogers, but even though those ladies wrote some torrid books and even had some noncom that captured my imagination in a big way, they still never quite hit the nail on the head for me. Then I found Lora Leigh and WOW, that was even closer to the mark, but still something was missing.

It wasn’t until I read Eden Bradley’s The Dark Garden that I realized what I’d been looking for all my life. Seriously, it was like the heavens cracked open and angels sang. Like I’d found the Rosetta Stone and suddenly the mysteries of my life and my personality were solved. So you can thank her for all the D/s elements in my books. *BIG GRIN*

FrankenDom

A brilliant woman, a couple of mad scientists, and an erotic experiment with shocking results…

Vascular surgeon Dr. Rachel McBride knows she’d be insane to pass up the chance to work on Julian Kilmartin’s cutting-edge research project. The reclusive neurologist has been the object of her submissive daydreams since residency, and time and distance have only strengthened the dark compulsion.

To complicate matters, a former lover who was all too aware of her attraction to Julian is also on the team. Charmingly obnoxious Dr. Colin Carter was Julian’s protégé back in the day, and nothing appears to have changed…or has it? There’s an earnestness to Colin now, an urgency she’s never before seen in him.

When she accepts the offer and travels to Eastern Europe, Rachel discovers that research is only part of her job description—and her total submission is only the beginning of the sexual excesses Julian and Colin will demand from her.

This book has been previously published.

Warning: You should assume any Robin L. Rotham book contains BDSM elements, anal play, and every possible ménage à trois permutation. Additionally, FrankenDom contains mad scientists, real dungeons, whips, chains, spanking, a variety of taboo fantasies, mild puppy play, electrical devices in uncomfortable places, humor, and an intimidating ratio of sadists to masochists.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

He stroked my nipples with his thumbs. “You missed me too, didn’t you, Rachel?”

Looking down at him through my lashes, I said, “Maybe.”

“Admit it or I’ll get on top and make you.”

“Okay, I missed you.” I let my hands slide up his furry chest. “A lot.”

Tears spurted down my cheeks before I even knew they were coming.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I write BDSM stories for the same reason I write polyamory stories–because I believe that with really good, honest communication, just about any sort of relationship can work. We should all be free to choose what kind of relationships we have with others, and we should all learn and continually practice good communication skills to keep them healthy.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? Well, it’s clearly opened up the erotic market in many ways, and it’s created dialogue about BDSM in the mainstream communities. Hopefully it will help both women and men feel that their kinks are more acceptable, and that they’ll seek out forums where they can learn more about BDSM, especially the communication aspects that were somewhat lacking in the movie.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Several authors’ books gave me the foundation I felt I needed to write BDSM myself–Eden Bradley, Joey Hill and Annabel Joseph, to name a few. Right now I’m in the middle of a marathon m/m binge, and I’ve reread Heidi Cullinan’s Dirty Laundry and Sleigh Ride several times each because their kink and power exchange elements, as well as the characters themselves, speak to me so strongly.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! When I imagine submitting on a long-term basis, my Dom/me is confident and relaxed about what s/he brings to the table and has a deep respect for what I, as a service submissive, bring to the table. S/he is a team player. S/he has a strong sense of humor, along with a deep sadistic streak. S/he wants to help me be the very best person I can and wants me to do the same for him/her, but is also aware that we all fail each other at one time or another and can forgive easily–after the proper punishment, of course.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Oh God, don’t even ask. I have too many projects going at once and too many books waiting to be written, and they’re all kinky.

If you want to see me, you can track me down at Wild Wicked Weekend in San Antonio THIS VERY WEEKEND! I’m leaving today and will be signing at the Menger Hotel on Saturday. I’ll also be at the Romantic Times Booklover’s Convention in Dallas mid-may.

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BDSM-A-Palooza            Opening Day!
by edenbradley on Feb 17th, 2015 194 Comments »

Welcome to the Smutketeers annual BDSM-A-Palooza! We’re thrilled to have 50 amazing authors with us to share their books and their perspectives on kink in fiction, film and real life. With the release of the Fifty Shades of Grey film we feel it’s more important than ever to expose readers to some quality erotic fiction, especially those books that deal with BDSM. We’ve gathered together a rare collection of authors whose work we respect, and we hope you’ll make some wonderful new discoveries about some of your favorite authors, as well as discover those new to you. Either way, we’re sure you’ll enjoy getting a little taste of some fan-fucking-tastic BDSM fiction along with the chance to win some fabulous prizes as well as the Grand Prize–$100 Amazon gift card! All you have to do to enter is post in the comments-and you must post each day in order to be qualified to enter for the Grand Prize! Winners will be announced on the 20th, so be sure to drop by every day!

Spread the word and let the wild rumpus begin!

Tiffany Reisz

THE KING

THE ORIGINAL SINNERS: BOOK 7

Cunning. Sex. Pure nerve. Only this potent threesome can raise him to his rightful place as ruler of Manhattan’s kink kingdom.

Bouncing from bed to bed on the Upper East Side—handsomely paid in both bills and blackmail fodder—Kingsley Edge is brilliant, beautiful and utterly debauched. No carnal act or chemical compound can relieve his self-destructive apathy—only Søren, the one person he loves without limit or regret. A man he can never have, but in whose hands Kingsley is reborn to attain even greater heights of sin. He plans to open the ultimate BDSM club­: a dungeon playground for New York’s A-list that’ll change the scene forever.

The club becomes Kingsley’s obsession—and he’s enlisted some tough-as-nails help. His new assistant Sam is smart, secretive and totally immune to seduction (by men, at least). She and Kingsley make a wicked team. Still, their combined—and considerable—expertise in domination can’t subdue the man who would kill their dream. The enigmatic Reverend Fuller won’t rest until King’s dream is destroyed. It’s one man’s sacred mission against another’s….

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Do you remember the story in the Bible known as the Judgment of Solomon?” Søren asked.

“Why can’t we have phone sex like normal perverts?” Kingsley asked.

“The story is found in 1 Kings, chapter three.”

“So that’s a no to phone sex?”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? My characters in the Original Sinners series are kinky and since they’re kinky, I write BDSM. I can’t help it if they’re all a bunch of kinksters, can I? Not my fault. I’m nice and vanilla. Ha! I can’t even type that with a straight face.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I’m sure there’ll be a renewed discussion of it and then it will fade out again like always. But turning taboo subjects into dinner table conversation is always a good thing.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? My favorites are “The Sleeping Beauty Chronicles” by Anne Rice and the Kushiel series by Jacqueline Carey. Best film? Probably “Preaching to the Perverted.”

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! I’d give my left arm for a night with my Søren. As sadistic as he is, I might lose the right arm too.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m writing THE QUEEN which is book eight in the Original Sinners series. The last book…for now!

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Desiree Holt

I have been a published author for nearly 9o years and being the oldest living pubbed erotic author makes it that much more special. I write in a number of subgenres and at present have more than 150 titles released.

Knockin’ Boots

For years, Dan and Kylie Franklin have searched for someone who can fill in all the missing blanks in their situation. When fate brings Clint Gorman into their lives, the instant attraction runs hot and deep. After a night of intense, sweaty sex, there’s no doubt he’s the one for them. But when Clint’s past comes to light, they’re forced to decide whether or not the connection they felt is enough to keep the three of them together.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Surprised? Yeah, we’ve got this little fetish. We like to fuck with our boots on.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I write about it because I’ve learned it’s the only relationship based completely on trust. Also because there are so many ways for the partners to experience the pleasure/pain cycle.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Anything by Joey Hill but especially her Nature of Desire and Knights of the Boardroom series. Joey tells it all.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! A candlelit room, a Dom who is dedicated to bringing me the ultimate in pleasure/pain, both of us naked as we enjoy a night of erotic games followed by lots of cuddling. And chocolate. Gotta have chocolate.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Due out in April but now available for preorder is Double Down, an intricate tale of a Dom and Domme who both want to be the Top.

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Anne Calhoun

Transcendent

One couple. Two perspectives. From the bestselling author of JADED comes two stories of restrained desires pushed to the point of no return…

TRANSFIXED…

By day, Marin Bryant is the darling of the New York modern dance scene, a job that requires a total surrender of her body to the demands of her art. By night, she has the power, moonlighting as Miss Banks, as a dainty dominatrix in heels and pearls.

TRANSFORMED…

To Wall Street scion Cole Fleming, Miss Banks fulfills his darkest desires, until the day when roles and formalities aren’t enough. Cole wants all of Miss Banks’s secrets, and won’t stop until he’s broken down her walls using the pleasure she craves and fears. Two stories, one pair of lovers, exploring the dark heat at the intersection of pain, pleasure, and something that just might be love…

Find out more about the woman who brought Cole and Marin together in Anne Calhoun’s novel, THE LIST. Are you on it?

These stories previously appeared in Agony/Ecstasy

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

Cole waits for me as I’ve ordered, on his knees, in the dark.

And now, a few probing questions:

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I think it’s really important that we reduce the stigma that surrounds women exploring all aspects of sexuality. It’s always been fine for men to be kinky, but women who claimed that were deviant or shamed.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? My all time favorite BDSM books are by Anne Rice: the Sleeping Beauty trilogy and Exit to Eden. They’re must reads for both writers and readers.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Lady Matilda, the woman who connects Cole and Marin in TRANSCENDENT, gets her story in THE LIST, available in March. The rest of the Irresistible series will be available later this year.

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Joely Sue Burkhart

What I love most about writing kink is exploring the way trust is so central to a BDSM relationship. Naturally the submissive must trust the Dominant enough to play, confident that the safeword they’ve agreed upon will be upheld. But the Dominant must also trust the submissive to give that safeword if needed. That level of trust can be quite beautiful and emotionally satisfying.

Never Let You Down

A breath of a second chance can bring a slow-burning flame roaring back to life.

The Connaghers, Book 4

Virginia, Matriarch of the Texas Connaghers, has been alone twelve years since the great love of her life passed away. Tyrell loved her sadist’s heavy hand and the hard inner core she’s dared not show anyone since.

She lives in the past, clinging to all those memories except one. The one she’s determinedly blocked out of her heart and mind for nearly forty years. The one time she was almost unfaithful to her then-fiancé with her best friend, Jebadiah Garrett.

That was a long time ago. They both married and moved on. She has three adult children settling down with their own families. Besides, it was just a kiss. One kiss.

One unforgettable kiss that brought Jebadiah to his knees at her feet.

Now he’s back in town and determined to finally, once and for all, tell her how much he’s loved her all these years. Or, even better, show her by going to his knees once more. If she’ll only give him the chance.

Product Warnings Friends to lovers, older characters with a second chance at love, and a hard-as-nails matriarch who finally succumbs to a forty-year-old unrequited love.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“I’m going to have every inch of you sliding into me as soon as we walk into your apartment. Every thick, delicious inch of that big gorgeous cock you tormented me with all those years ago. It’s not going to be easy getting all that in me, but I won’t be gentle.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I’ve always written sexy, erotic scenes, but I didn’t realize I’d been writing elements of BDSM until I started researching the lifestyle. I love the power plays, the give and take, the trust and emotional commitments that go hand in hand with a really erotic scene.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? Since the book came out, I’ve had many more people at the Evil Day Job ask me about the book as well as asking me about what I write. I can only believe that more people will be exposed to kink through the movie as well.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? My first BDSM books were the Sleeping Beauty books by Anne Rice. The Dom’s Dungeon by Cherise Sinclair made me cry it was so good. My favorite kink film is definitely Secretary.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? My next Billionaires in Bondage book, The Billionaire’s Ink Mistress, will release in April and I have a dark erotic romantic suspense/erotic contemporary releasing in May from Carina press titled One Cut Deeper.

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Kitty Thomas

Broken Dolls

Mina Calloway always finds herself in the hands of the wrong master: Gentle at first, then brutally sadistic and abusive. She no longer believes it’s possible to find a man who will be gentle with her. After seeing a kink-friendly therapist for months, the doctor makes her an illicit offer she isn’t yet smart enough to refuse: “Let me find you a good master.”

Brian Sloan is a borderline sociopath with a dark and brutal past. Only taking his sadistic urges out on the women at a submissive training house allows him to sleep through the night. When Brian sees Mina, she should be ripe for the picking, but her damage is too similar to his own. Can he fight past his demons to protect the one person he considers worth saving?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

Jason had punished her the worst for the infraction of simply not liking something. He might have totally lost his mind had she told him she wasn’t fond of chocolate. Because, like intercourse, everybody liked chocolate. If they weren’t weirdos.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I feel like there is very much a theme of power imbalance in even most vanilla relationships. I’m not sure it’s even really healthy sometimes (when not consciously and consensually chosen). I guess I feel like I’m “naming what’s there”. Like maybe it’s a metaphor for what already is. I always used to be really confused by this distinction between kink and vanilla because when you take away the trappings isn’t it all a power play most of the time? Isn’t dominance and submission the way the world runs “in general”? I don’t think there is anything revolutionary about what I write, but I do think we don’t like to name reality when we see it.

I don’t really think of myself as writing BDSM. BDSM is ideally a non-abusive, safe, sane, and consensual activity. But I’m writing something a little bit different and put a disclaimer at the top that I do not endorse or condone the behaviors of my characters. But there really must be some safe space where women can read things that aren’t polite or necesssarily “safe”. (Isn’t “words on paper” safe enough?) Yes, sure, there are BDSM trappings in my books. Lots of props and protocols that you might see inside the lifestyle, but I’m writing fantasy situations that are dealing with direct actual power dynamics. My heroines don’t really have safe words or ways out. That scares some people and offends others. But women in the real world really feel this way, so why would we shut down that conversation?

There are two levels on which you can read my work. The first is a situational/sexual fantasy where you can immerse directly into that fantasy instead of the fantasy with another fictional level of safety even on top of that. And the second is the metaphor naming reality… mainly that women just aren’t that free. And we eroticize it. I have no idea why, but if you can make orgasms out of it, at least something good came from it maybe. It might be the ultimate in lemonade from lemons. It’s weird for me writing what I do because I don’t even write it for the sex. It’s all about the dynamic and exploring the power thing (both in positive and negative forms.)

At root I think a lot of women have this kind of “mercy kink” I guess. This fantasy of some very strong powerful guy protecting and taking care of us. In the midst of all the crap in the world, someone who chooses to shield us from it all. A safe space in a storm. There is an intense relief in only having to worry about ONE person, and everything else is magically taken care of. I’m not saying this is how everyone feels. Only that it’s how I feel and that other women obviously feel the same way because they read my books and email me to tell me they do. But it’s almost as if the root fantasy for a lot of us is some kind of mercy/safety/relief thing. How or why this expresses in “surrender/power/bdsm” I couldn’t tell you for sure. I think most of my readers read me more for the psychology of my characters than for the kink. And I would be lying if I said I was writing for the kink. The kink is only the most powerful expression I could find to say the things I needed to say.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Story of O, Topping from Below, Secretary (film)

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m always working on a book but I’m not prepared to talk about my current project right now. (Yes, I’m such a Debbie Downer, LOL) re: live events: I’m not really a “crowd” person. I pretty much chose to write books so I could stay in the bat cave and… write books. I’m not really suited to the “author celebrity” thing. Too much socializing just stresses me out. I’m extremely introverted. I’ll let other people do the social thing. :)

Broken Dolls is my most recent release. It’s a “sort of sequel” to Guilty Pleasures but readers can read it EASILY as a stand alone. There is no “continuing story arc” really.

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Jodie Griffin

Hi, I’m Jodie Griffin, and I tend to write the lighter side of BDSM, stories where people are just learning about kink and what turns them on. This book was my first foray into kink writing, and I had a blast. I got a lot of feedback from readers who understood exactly what Jessica fears — how do you tell someone you’ve been married to for years that you want more, that you ache with wanting it? This story is about finding that strength to share fantasies you want to become reality with the one you love.

Forbidden Fantasies (Bondage & Breakfast #1)

After fifteen years of marriage, Jessica Meyers’s sex life is, well, a little predictable. Her handsome husband turns her on, but missionary style once or twice a week? It just can’t compare to the hot new world she discovers in the pages of erotic romances. Her fantasies fuel the fire of her desire, adding a new spark to her and Alex’s lovemaking. But Jess is afraid to tell her husband what she really wants in bed–and her secrets start coming between them.

State trooper Alex Meyers is a master at uncovering the truth–except when it comes to his sweet, shy wife. She’s clearly keeping something from him. An affair? She wants out? When he finally confronts Jess, he’s shocked to learn she wants to turn her forbidden fantasies into nightly realities. But when he takes her to a unique B and B–Bondage and Breakfast–catering to couples and multiples, Alex is about to find out just how far he’ll go

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Hi, honey. I’m home.”

She turned her head and smiled lazily at him, even as her body flushed with heat. “So you are. You have too many clothes on. Get naked. There’s plenty of room for both of us in this tub.”

And now, a few probing questions:

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? I always, always recommend Joey W. Hill to people interested in reading kink, especially those who want to read femdom done well. Others I enjoy are Roni Loren, Eden Bradley, Cherise Sinclair, Delphine Dryden.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m currently working on a new (not yet sold) series with two brothers and cousin, and the women they fall for. There’s room for another series of three, and a standalone story. In addition, I have a short story in the Best Bondage Erotica 2015 collection coming from Cleis Press in February.

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Lexi Blake

You Only Love Twice

A woman on a mission

Phoebe Graham is a specialist in deep cover espionage, infiltrating the enemy, observing their practices, and when necessary eliminating the threat. Her latest assignment is McKay-Taggart Security Services, staffed with former military and intelligence operatives. They routinely perform clandestine operations all over the world but it isn’t until Jesse Murdoch joins the team that her radar starts spinning. Unfortunately so does her head. He’s gorgeous and sweet and her instincts tell her to trust him but she’s been burned before, so he’ll stay where he belongs—squarely in her sights.

A man on the run

Since the moment his Army unit was captured by jihadists, Jesse’s life has been a nightmare. Forced to watch as those monsters tortured and killed his friends, something inside him snapped. When he’s finally rescued, everyone has the same question—why did he alone survive? Clouded in accusations and haunted by the faces of those he failed, Jesse struggles in civilian life until McKay-Taggart takes him in. Spending time with Phoebe, the shy and beautiful accountant, makes him feel human for the first time in forever. If someone so innocent and sweet could accept him, maybe he could truly be redeemed.

A love they never expected

When Phoebe receives the order to eliminate Jesse, she must choose between the job she’s dedicated her life to and the man who’s stolen her heart. Choosing Jesse would mean abandoning everything she believes in, and it might mean sharing his fate because a shadowy killer is dedicated to finishing the job started in Iraq.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“No, sweetheart. Do you remember when I said this was going to be my way all the way? I’ve danced to your tune since the moment I met you, but this is where I rule. You want what I can give you, you better get used to following the rules, and rule number one is you obey me. Spread your legs wider.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I think BDSM is a beautiful metaphor for the need to communicate in a relationship. BDSM forces us to evaluate what we want and how to ask for it.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m working on Their Virgin Mistress, book 7 in the Masters of Menage series I write with Shayla Black. It’s got BDSM and Menage, two of my favorite fantasies! After that is Master No, book 9 in my Masters and Mercenaries series.

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Angel Payne

Hi, all! Angel Payne here! Thank you for wanting to know more about my books! The title I’m featuring for this event is HOT FOR HIS HOSTAGE, which features 2 of my favorite people from the WILD Boys series. It was so much fun for me to write, because there was a lot of exciting military-style action to back up Shay & Zoe’s love story. If you’re a fan of shows like “24”, “Supernatural”, and “Prison Break”, you’ll dig this book. Enjoy!

Hot For His Hostage

It’s the flight delay she’ll never forget…

Stuck in an airport bar with a choice between two drunk roommates or one dark and delicious stranger, Zoe Chestain decides to live dangerously for once, and succumbs to a night of Shay Bommer’s dominant passion. But her cloud of sensual bliss is blown apart the next day, when the Vegas dancer and her friends are taken hostage by the hijackers of their flight home. Zoe’s horror deepens when her kidnapper reveals himself. Shay. It’s the mission he’ll never give up…

Shay Bommer is one of the Army’s best, a Special Forces soldier who followed in the footsteps of his brother knowing infiltration with the enemy would sometimes be necessary. But this operation, deep under cover with one of the CIA’s most sought-after criminals, has cost him more than the trust of the most breathtaking submissive he’s ever had in his arms. He’s given up the camaraderie of his unit, the protection of his country, and even the esteem of his brother in the quest to rescue one priceless treasure. His mother. Can they turn “never” into forever?

Zoe’s danced to some crazy songs in her time, but no wild choreography has prepared her for the adventure of life with Shay—or the return to his bed that means surrendering more than just her body. As they run from the bad guys, the good guys, and everyone in between, she learns about the man behind all his masks, and the Dominant for whom she’s always longed. When Shay honors his word and unlocks her bonds for good, Zoe must face the truth—that her heart will always be Shay’s willing captive. But staying with him means dying with him. The heat is on. Can Shay and Zoe’s love survive the flames?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Listen to me.” He lined his stare up with hers again. The shadows of the room turned her eyes into gold-kissed midnight. “Red still means stop, Zoe. Got it?”

“I don’t want you to stop.”

“You may take that back in another minute.”

“I don’t. Want you. To stop.”

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? The Power Exchange is what fascinates me the most…the willing surrender of both people to the dynamic, and their commitment to breaking past their safety zones to come into something better than what they’d be separately.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I’m looking forward to the movie! I think, if anything, it emphasizes that the connection between two people can come in many different colors and ways. It has opened up a dialogue that normally wouldn’t be there.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? OMG! Too many to name!

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! A man who knows how to break through emotional barriers as well as push past physical ones. A guy who gets all the mental aspect of it, too. Yes, I’m going to geek out–my ideal Dom is a guy like Benedict Cumberbatch!

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Okay, you heard it here first. I’m going to be doing another book in the Animal Attraction series this summer, featuring a very kinky rock star who puts Dreah in her place. Tee hee.

As far as appearances, I’m confirmed for the following: The Novel Experience Event (Vegas) in April, The Los Angeles Festival of Books (at the BOOK Fr-ENDS booth) also in April, RT Booklovers (Dallas) in May, and Sexy in the City (New York) in May.

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Jenna Jacob

Hi gang! I’m Jenna Jacob and I’m glad you’re with us to celebrate BDSM-a-Palooza! I’ve been write BDSM erotica focusing on the dynamics and other glorious mind-fucking aspects of the lifestyle for a couple of years. And let me say that I’m super excited and honored to be here. Let’s get this kinky party started!

Saving My Submission

I never intended Joshua Lars, the sexy-as-sin sculptor to be more than a one-night stand. How was I to know his masterful hands and dominant command would wake the sleeping submissive within me? Any of my friends would have said that Mellie Carson was an independent, successful woman who would never kneel for a man. I’d already chalked my one foray into surrendering my control up to naïve stupidity. I was far too smart now to do it again—or so I thought. Then came Joshua… Determined to resist his powerful draw, I tried to forget him, but Fate—and a killer—had other plans. Now, in Joshua’s arms, I might be safe, but I fear my heart isn’t. Can he save my life while saving my submission?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

Clawing at his back, I held tight to his body… to my orgasm… and to what shards of sanity that hadn’t already slipped through my fingers.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I love it! I live it, and I simply want to share the serenity and beauty found in the lifestyle with others.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I think anything that helps women discover their true sexuality, be it kinky or simply a freedom they’d not know before, to be a gift. I hope it opens minds and helps others think outside the box. Maybe realize that sex—even kinky sex—is a basic and nourishing need.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? There are far too many books to list. Seriously, it would take hours. Films on the other hand, are pretty easy. I loved “9 ½ Weeks” – especially the refrigerator scene. It was sensual, funny, and so damn erotic. “The Secretary” had some sensual scenes that got my blood pumping for sure. “The Story of O” back in the 70’s has always been a favorite of mine.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! To be swept away to a deserted island with a palacious mansion by Mr. Jacob and… well, the rest would probably scare you. ~Wicked Grin~

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Oh yes! “The Bold And The Dominant” (Book 3 in the “Doms of Her Life” Series) that I co-author with the awesomely talented Shayla Black and Isabella LaPearl releases on February 10th.

I’m also working on “Seduced By My Doms” (Book 5 in my “Doms of Genesis” Series) It will be released very soon. And, I have some other stories in the works as well.

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Portia Da Costa

I love writing BDSM erotica, and since 1991 many of my books and stories have contained a power exchange edge. I don’t live the life but I think that by now I’ve managed to absorb the essence of it, so I can write it in a sympathetic and reasonably realistic way. My BDSM fiction is very much a fantasy interpretation though, a softer version that I hope is accessible and provides a hot, romantic, and escapist reading experience. THEIR SECRET is #2 in my “Secret Pleasures” series, which features a group of girlfriends who all work for the same firm, and who all end up in delicious BDSM scenarios at a luxury hotel called The Retreat. The first installment is HIS SECRET, and I have two more, or perhaps three, in the pipeline.

Their Secret

When Maggie Jenkins agrees to meet her online lover, the enigmatic “Mr. Jones”, at The Retreat, a luxury hotel with a risqué reputation, she knows she’s taking a wild and daring chance.

Mr. Jones is an irresistible temptation, an exciting alpha male who’s been tutoring Maggie in the mysteries of power exchange and BDSM sensuality. She’s half in love with her unknown master already, so despite the foolhardiness of submitting to a man she’s never met, Maggie reaches out to grasp pleasure, and her future, with both hands.

But fate throws a huge surprise in with the breathtaking bliss… and emotional complications Maggie could never have foreseen.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

He nodded, approving, then reached out, touching his fingertips to the lace motif covering the cleft of her sex. He pressed the fine fabric against her, teasing her with the lightest possible pressure on her center. Without thinking, she leaned into it, seeking more.

And now, a few probing questions:

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme!  My fantasy Dom is subtle, empathic and discreet. He provides his sub with all the power and control she needs, but he’s attuned to her responses and emotions and he never goes further than is comfortable for her. He doesn’t wear leather or metal and he never raises his voice or struts around. He wields his dominion by means of charisma, grace… and love.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m currently working on another novella in my “Secret Pleasures” series, that’s linked to THEIR SECRET. It’s provisionally called HER SECRET and features Susannah – a friend of Maggie from Their Secret – and a man from her past, her very first lover, Jamie. I have another novel just released in the UK, and soon to be released in the US. HOW TO SEDUCE A BILLIONAIRE is about Jess, a sensual 29 year old virgin who’s eager to explore sex but is waiting until she meets her “Mr Right”. However, when she meets Ellis McKenna, a very gorgeous and charismatic “Mr Sex”, she decides that she’s not getting any younger, and that she’ll give him a whirl instead! This one isn’t primarily a BDSM title, although Jess and Ellis do experiment with a bit of erotic pleasure pain as part of her erotic ‘education’.

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Shayla Black

I’m thrilled to be a part of this fabulous annual blog event that promotes the wonderfully sexy books we all love. I’ve been writing kink for nearly ten years now—well before any Shade of Grey came along—so I’m glad to finally see people talking and reading about BDSM, and books in earnest. Nothing is more important than empowering yourself by reading the stories you love.

His to Take (Wicked Lovers, Book 9)

Racing against time, NSA Agent Joaquin Muñoz is searching for a little girl who vanished twenty years ago with a dangerous secret. Since Bailey Benson fits the profile, Joaquin abducts the beauty and whisks her to the safety of Club Dominion—before anyone can silence her for good.

At first, Bailey is terrified, but when her captor demands information about her past, she’s stunned. Are her horrific visions actually distant memories that imperil all she holds dear? Confined with Joaquin in a place that echoes with moans and breathes passion, he proves himself a fierce protector, as well as a sensual Master who’s slowly crawling deeper in her head…and heart. But giving in to him might be the most delicious danger of all.

Because Bailey soon learns that her past isn’t the only mystery. Joaquin has a secret of his own—a burning vengeance in his soul. The exposed truth leaves her vulnerable and wondering how much about the man she loves is a lie, how much more is at risk than her heart. And if she can trust him to protect her long enough to learn the truth.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“Just being in the same room with you makes me want to strip off everything you’re wearing and impale you with every inch I’ve got.” ~Joaquin

And now, a few probing questions:

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? Anything that sheds light and encourages open conversation about erotic romance, kink, and female sexuality makes me glad.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? Jenna Jacob, Isabella LaPearl and I just released The Bold and The Dominant (Doms of Her Life 3) on February 10. Next, I’ll be releasing His to Take (Wicked Lovers 9) on March 3. Their Virgin Mistress (Masters of Ménage 7) will follow on April 14. I’m currently working on Wicked Lovers 10, Wicked For You, which is due out on October 6.

My 2015 events include: March 14: Authors in the City April 11: Turn the Page (with Nora Roberts) May 13-17: RT Book Lovers Convention July 18: LoveNVegas July 22-25: RWA Conference October 3: Authors in the OC October 10: Houston Roundup

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Sam Crescent

Ever since reading 50 Shades of Grey it has opened up a whole new world of writing and reading. I love exploring BDSM so that I can create books of my own. Gavin’s Submissives contains an older man who finds two submissives (man and woman), in the hope of sharing a lifestyle together. This is a love story, which I find has to be a must in stories.

I hope with the release of 50 Shades, that it opens up more stories that are turned into films. I’m really looking forward to this movie and to see where it leads.

Gavin’s Submissives

Creek Valley, 1

Heidi finally leaves her abusive husband after several years of unhappiness. She moves back to Creek Valley to be with her friend, Landon. However, she can’t be with Landon because he’s in a serious relationship with Gavin.

Gavin is a Dom and he doesn’t like to share. When his lover tells him about Heidi and her submissive side he’s intrigued by her, but he can live without a woman in his life, as long as Landon is with him. From the moment all three meet up the chemistry between them sizzles. Gavin sees Heidi’s submissive side and her fear of him.

When all of her protective walls break down, neither of them are prepared for Landon’s decision. How can someone choose between the two people he loves?

Can Landon fix what he has broken? And can Gavin handle having two submissives under his care? Be Warned: menage sex (MMF), m/m sex, BDSM, sex toys, spanking, anal sex

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

“This is crazy. I can’t come between you two.”

Opening her thighs, Landon stepped between them. “You’ve got no idea what we’ve got planned.”

He ran his thumb over her bottom lip watching her gasp.

“What part of ‘take it slow’, didn’t you understand?” Gavin said.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I love Dominant men. There is something fascinating about a man who has the control to punish and please a woman, to take things to the next level in a relationship. I find the trust in the books also plays a part. The woman or man has to really trust, and to a point, have faith that the Dom will not hurt them.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I think it has given an outlet to women that prove erotic fiction is not porn. There are so many books available but also a small insight into different lifestyle that none of us knew about.

50 Shades was one of the first BDSM books I ever read and opened me up to a whole new world of fiction, not to mention lifestyle.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? I love everything by Tymber Dalton, Sophie Oak, Lexie Blake, there really are so many to name.

I’ve not watched many fetish films but I’ve seen the Secretary and I’m looking forward to 50 Shades of Grey.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! He has to be strong yet kind. I don’t mind how he looks so long as he’s open, and doesn’t judge the woman under his care.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? No live events for me but I hope to be part of them soon.

I’m hoping to be writing about a group of Doms that have been demanding my attention for some time. At the moment my bikers have been winning but I’ve got a feeling I’ll be starting this series soon.

I just want to thank Smutketeers for inviting me here for this wonderful event.

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Sidney Bristol

Picture Her Bound

Officer Odalia Foucheaux is a desperate woman. Incriminating photographs of her after-hours job as a fetish model have been stolen, and she’s willing to break rules to get them back. Standing in her way? The very dominant bounty hunter Jacques Savoy.

Jacques has been watching out for Officer Foucheaux. He wants her safe from harm as much as he desires her body, her soul—and her submission. Odalia’s in trouble and struggling to walk the line of the law. His solution? Work together to find out who stole her pictures, what the thief wants and how to stop him. And if they find a pleasure unlike any other along the way, well, laissez les bons temps rouler.

Let the good times roll.

Duty Bound, Bayou Bound #2, available now with a BONUS Odalia & Jacques short story.

Bayou Bound series:
Picture Her Bound
Duty Bound
Picture Her Loved, part of Love Is… (anthology)
Bound Memories
Bound & Tamed, part of Tempting the Alpha (boxed set)

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Cari Silverwood

Thank you for inviting me to the BDSM-a-Palooza! From my first erotic book, I’ve written kinky and my first 6 or so books (not going back to count) were classed as BDSM. I’ve migrated toward dark erotic fiction lately, but I still incorporate kinky themes and I do plan to write more BDSM.

My favorite dark fantasy is a Dom gone bad. Of course, technically speaking, they can’t be a Dom once it’s nonconsensual or dubious consent, but it’s the thought that counts. If you swoon at the idea of a big sadistic man being so obsessed that he simply has to have the heroine in his grasp, welcome to my world.

I could go on about BDSM in the real world always being consensual but I’m sure you know this. Supposedly up to 70 % of women have rape fantasies. Dark erotic fiction can let you safely indulge those fantasies. Roleplaying with husbands and partners never goes quite as far as I can go in a book! Which is good. It can be hot to read but not turn you on in the bedroom. My barbed wire and D/s scene in Seize me From Darkness was beautiful to write but I’ll not be volunteering to try it.

My dark fiction is, in general, not as dark as most of the dark fiction out there at the moment. I can’t write from the POV of a man if I detest who is. They may do illegal and immoral things, but I like my guys. And they often make me fan myself madly while I type. Hard to do when you think of it, since I don’t have three hands.

Remember, opening a book is a consensual activity, unless someone has a gun to your head and is telling you to read.

Seize Me from Darkness

This book is part of a dark erotic fiction series and may disturb some readers.

In this dirty, bloody world we live in, the answers to prayers aren’t always pretty angels.

Retaken by human traffickers, Jazmine’s one hope is ex-cop, ex-mercenary, Pieter, a man with a glower that stops lesser men in their tracks.

She prays he can save her.

But this savior is far from perfect, and his flaws may prove as devastating to Jazmine as the torture of her captors.

The fire of dominance never dies.

Warning: BDSM themes, graphic violence.

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

I tried to wrench from his grip and couldn’t budge at all. The strength in this man’s hands flattened me. I drifted far, far away. To the ends of the earth.

Spellbound.

Heartbeats counted the languid rhythm of my wayward thoughts.

He unraveled me.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? I write about it because writing vanilla sex is boring. BDSM really is a big turn on for me. Why write what doesn’t appeal to you?

What attracts me to it? Now that’s a deep psychological question. I can tell you what parts/ acts in the BDSM spectrum appeal most but the WHY is really a mind thing. Why do you like ice cream?

I love Dominance/ submission intensely. Sadomasochism when tied with D/s. Bondage when also tied with D/s. As to why, no clue.

Except…they say we aren’t born with a liking for BDSM. I think D/s is something we are programmed to like by instincts. I think all of us have some attraction to dominance or submission, but it may be small or large. ( no pun there!) Which is why most romance readers love alpha males, and some may prefer the less aggressive hero. It’s inbuilt.

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? I think it’s making people think about sexuality. Broadening horizons, as well as, I’m sure, cementing BDSM as way too weird for some who won’t budge their thinking even if you apply a bulldozer to them.

It’s opening up the publishing field to erotic writers also. My co-writers on the Badass Brats series have a contract with Penguin for a BDSM trilogy – something that would never have happened before FSOG.

As for female sexuality. It will depend on you to a large degree, how if affects you. I think for some it will be a big huge positive and for others it may give them the wrong idea. We need to remember this book is not being read in a vacuum. People have many, many influences in their lives, from friends to lovers to other readers, to those on facebook. It’s unlikely to make sensible people run out and look for an obsessive millionaire, with a tie collection, to fall in love with.

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? Secretary with James Spader (2002) Books: Ice Queen by Joey Hill. Club Shadowlands by Cherise Sinclair. Ein by Sorcha Black. The Kushiel’s Dart series by Jacqueline Carey.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme!
Let’s go with Dom. Sadistic yet caring. Ruthless with punishment and handy with all sorts of implements from canes to paddles to needles. Looks can be varied, as long as he’s not Golem from Lord of the Rings. Though saying, My Precious, is definitely on my swoon and kneel list.

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? I’m working on Yield, a dark erotic contemporary, which is the alternative prize I’m offering an ARC. Still writing it, so any winners will have to kneel and beg and wait very patiently. lol Though dark this does have a very loving Dom also. It’s a shivery cross between dark and consensual. You get to choose your own ending. If you read this one, may the darkness have mercy on your soul, because you have a difficult decision to make at the end. Are you a goodie or a baddie ;) I hope to add some delicious mindf**ks. Here’s the blurb:

Wren, the rich girl with a tainted past, is on a crusade to track down her father’s murderer only to find not one, but two, bad men.

Moghul is a sadist and businessman, with a finger in every kinky enterprise he can get his hands on and a jaded view on life. When his eye turns to Wren, he realises how dull life has been. He hasn’t tried everything after all. When they can’t say no, things might be more…interesting.

Glass is the dominating ex-SAS soldier. Each man is determined to keep Wren for himself using methods that may be illegal, immoral, or likely to make somebody feel the pain for a long, long time.

If you lie down with bad men, be prepared to never get up again, unless it’s on your knees.

The ending will be the reader’s decision. Give Wren to the dark or to the light, then read the other ending if you wish to.

Mindf***s included free.

This is a dark erotic story and some readers may find it disturbing.

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Robin L. Rotham

Amorous Overnight

What’s better than one hot alien at your service? Two hot aliens in your bed.

After four months of orbiting Earth in a spaceship bursting with sex-starved aliens, nurse Shelley Bonham will do just about anything to get off. The ship, that is.

Not that the aliens aren’t hot enough to put her hormones on red alert. In fact, the more time she spends with the Garathani leader Cecine and his personal guard Hastion, the more she wants them. Knowing what Cecine and Hastion are doing to each other when nobody’s looking only makes it harder to keep her hands to herself.

But she’s already been betrayed by one alien-her dead douchebag of a husband. Can she trust her future-and her children-to another?

Warning: Contains the usual Robin L. Rotham smorgasbord of m/m/f menage and D/s elements, plus a shipload of alien alphas in outer space.

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RG Alexander

The Cowboy’s Kink

Tracy Reyes is a man who enjoys having control. Over his family’s billion dollar land and cattle empire, over the women he tops at the club, and over his life. When teacher Alicia Bell drops into his lap with a problem that needs solving and a body that begs to be bound, he can’t resist the opportunity to give her the education in kink she needs. But can he walk away from his passionate pupil when it’s time to meet his future bride?

The Bachelors

We know every debutante’s mama wants a piece of their action, but if you could choose without repercussions, which of the Billionaire Bachelors would be your fantasy? The true hardcore cowboy who has enough land and employees to start his own country, but no dancing partner for his special kind of two-step? The musician with a royal pedigree, a wild streak and a vast fortune at his disposal, who’s never been seen with the same woman twice? His best jet-setting buddy who can claim no less than five estates, four degrees and three charges of lewd public behavior on his record? Or the sweet-talking, picture-perfect tycoon-cum-philanthropist who used to be the baddest of the bunch but put those days behind him when he took over as CEO of his family’s company? (Or did he?)

Pick your fantasy lover–rocker, rancher, rebel or reformed rogue. Glass slipper shopping is a dangerous sport to be sure, especially with prey as slippery as these particular animals, but I’ll still wish all my readers happy hunting.

From Ms. Anonymous

The Billionaire Bachelors Series
1. The CEO’s Fantasy
2. The Cowboy’s Kink
3. The Playboy’s Ménage

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Eden Bradley

BDSM-A-Palooza is more important this year than ever. With all the new interest in BDSM books and real-life kink due to the release of the Fifty Shades film, I think it’s important to talk about BDSM, and to introduce readers to some of the best in kink fiction—and kink is never better than when it’s blended with romance.

I’ve been writing kinky stories since my early twenties, shortly after I bought my first pair of handcuffs. I’ve come a long way since then, and have been involved in BDSM off and on for most of my adult life. Other than my Midnight Playground vampire series (because let’s face it, vampires can do things no human could survive—which is a helluva lot of fun to write, but not anything you should try at home!) I try to infuse my kinky fiction with a realistic perspective. I feel some responsibility to educate at least a little bit in my books. I like to address things like negotiations, subdrop and aftercare in a way that makes it a part of the story and the developing relationship—and frankly, negotiations can be hot! Just imagine having a gorgeous Dom asking you if you like to be tied up, blindfolded, spanked. If he can kiss you, touch you, make you come… Even if all you say is “yes, please”… Seriously. Take a moment right now, close your eyes, and imagine this happening to you. Whisper the words. Then tell me if I’m wrong. Mmm-hmm.

OBSESSION

He’s on his way to having it all… but the only thing he wants is her.

Cole Kennrick’s career is soaring as the lead singer of indie-rock band Ink & Iron. He’s been through it all: sex, drugs and rock and roll, overindulging until he lost the only thing that mattered. Now he’s pulled his life together and left his addictions behind—except for one: his ex-wife, Janie.

Janie’s kept tabs on the one man she’s ever truly loved, the one she had to leave in order to save herself. She’s dreamed of the sexy inked rocker over the years, fantasized about the sensual and often kinky things they once did together, exploring their darkest desires. But Janie knows more than most that a rock star can never be more than a fantasy. When she runs into Cole again, can he convince her that what they have is real, and true love never dies?

Favorite line/exchange/short paragraph:

She remembered this about him—how could she ever forget?—the way he used his tall, muscled frame to command her, to wrestle her into submission without even a word. But oh, when the words came, they were exactly the right ones to get her to shift gears in her head. To allow her to give herself over.

And now, a few probing questions:

Tell us why you write about BDSM. What is it that attracts you to kinky themes? Because spanking is fun! Well, it is, but that’s only one of the many aspects of kink that I find fascinating. The most important part, the part that really rocks my boat in real life or in fiction, is the mind-fuck—because no matter what else is going on, whether it’s being made to kneel in a corner or to wear a kitten collar and drink milk from a bowl on the floor, being held down on the bed while he fucks you or being flogged and paddled, or being ordered to cook dinner followed by a simple over-the knee spanking, mind-fuck is at the center of it all. It’s the basis of power play. And as we’ve all been told since the 70’s, sexual excitement all starts in the mind, particularly for women. Isn’t it that moment when he orders you to your knees that it really starts? Your head begins to sink into that misty place, your limbs going loose as you sink to the floor, as your mind resists, trying to fight the urge because you’re a strong woman, damn it! But then you realize it’s your very strength that allows you to do this…oh, yeah…

How do you think the 50 Shades film will impact erotic fiction, female sexuality and kink in our culture? This is something I’ve been talking about a lot since the books were released into the mainstream. I think the film will only bring more people into reading kink, and exploring it for the first time in real life. Say what you will about the books or the movie, it’s opened up a dialogue about sex in general and about kinky sex in particular that has really allowed women to vocalize their sexual desires in a way we’ve never seen before. It’s an entirely new brand of sexual revolution, and in my mind anything that makes it okay for women to have desires—even kinky wants and fantasies—is a good thing!

What are some of your favorite BDSM/kink/fetish books and films? One of my early favorites is Anne Rice’s Exit to Eden and of course her fantastical Sleeping Beauty series. I also adore Molly Weatherfield’s Carrie’s Story. And I can never say enough about Tiffany Reisz’s The Original Sinners series.

In film, I sort of love it all—I’m a happy girl any time someone is daring enough to bring kink to the silver screen. Secretary is a favorite—I watched it with some kinky friends the minute we got home from seeing Fifty Shades. I also love the power play in 9 ½ weeks, which I’m sure a lot of our authors are going to mention. Other than that, there’s some awesome kink porn out there. Seriously.

Describe your ultimate fantasy Dom/Domme! I have to say, it’s usually whatever Dom I’m currently writing, so right now it’s Jamie from DANGEROUSLY BROKEN, Book Two in my Dangerous Romance series (Book One is DANGEROUSLY BOUND and Book 1.5 is DANGEROUSLY INKED). He is SO my type—the bad boy with a heart of gold. He’s broken, and only love can heal him. And he’s got a really twisted mind when it comes to kink. He’s that triple threat I’ve been dreaming about my whole life—maybe he’ll be yours, too!

But more in general…it would be a man who is that stunning balance of commanding Dominant and tender lover. He has great hands and really knows how to work the toys. He can read my body language, my breath, and has the kind of laser focus on nothing but me that makes the rest of the world fade away for us both. He’ll spank me, cane me, whip me until I cry, then he’ll unchain me, pull me into his lap and kiss my tears away. In his arms I can turn myself over, lose myself completely, and know that I am utterly safe and cared for.

Applications now being accepted. ; )

Are you working on any books right now? What do you have coming up that we should all know about? Will we see you at any live events this year? As I mentioned earlier I’m nearly done polishing up DANGEROUSLY BROKEN, which comes out in October—a long wait, I know! This book is really tearing me apart emotionally and the kink is off-the-hook. I’m so in love with my hero, and am enjoying revisiting the city of New Orleans, where this entire series is set.

Next up will be DANGEROUSLY BAD about Jamie’s cousin Duff, newly arrived from Scotland. He’s a huge (six-foot-seven), gorgeous guy who wears a black utility kilt with his Doc Marten boots. He’s a badddddd boy!

I’m also working on a menage book called MARI IN THE MIDDLE, due out in August. I borrowed the heroine’s name from a good friend of ours—you may be able to guess who. ; ) And a really, really dark, kinky-as-hell book just started pouring out of me the other night. I think I’ll be unable to resist. No title yet, but watch for more news!

And…it’s me, so of course I’m planning on writing a lot of BDSM stories in the next year or two, and will get them out as soon as possible!

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Prize: A prize pack of ebooks including PLEASURE POINT, SANCTUARY and an ARC of PLEASURE’S EDGE!

Woohoo! Day 1! Don’t forget to come back for Days 2 and 3 of our Palooza–you have to comment each day to win the 3 prize packages and to be entered to win the Grand Prize!
ALL FOR SMUT AND SMUT FOR ALL!

BDSM-A-Palooza Is Coming!!!
by edenbradley on Feb 13th, 2015 8 Comments »

Did that sound a li’l dirty? Yeah, it did to me too. : ) But it’s all about the dirty with our annual BDSM-A-Palooza! It’s bigger and better this year, with so many of your favorite authors you’ll be swooning in your seats. Find out what these 50 amazing authors have to say about BDSM, writing kink, and about the phenomenon that is Fifty Shades of Grey. We’re getting up close and personal with our guest authors, but don’t worry, it’s all consensual. ;) Be there or be square!

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