Category: Other Authors

My Treasured Tropes, #1: The Dubious Deal

Four reviews and a question.I am starting a new series here that I’m calling My Treasured Tropes. Instead of reviewing one book or film, I’ll be gathering together several works that center around or include one plot device that I find fascinating or arousing. (Mostly arousing). A trope is not necessarily a cliché. It can…

I’m a Slave to The Slave: Laura Antoniou’s Marketplace, Book 2

The Slave. 2010, Circlet Press; 2001, Mystic Rose Books; 1994, Masquerade Books.Mmm…Robin. Until the superlative Inheritor came along, The Slave, the second novel in the series, was my favorite of them all, hands down (when my hands weren’t otherwise occupied). Because The Inheritor has largely replaced it as favorite for reasons other than sheer hotness,…

Perfect Strangers, by Dorothy Freed

Perfect Strangers: A Memoir of the Swinging 70’s, 2018, self-published.We have here a very sexy but unusual book: an erotic memoir, by an author best known for her heavily BDSM-oriented short stories based on her own experiences, which contains no more “kink proper” than one vague mention of the relative merits of scarfs versus police…

The Marketplace, Book 1, Laura Antoniou.

2010, Circlet Press; 2000, Mystic Rose Books; 1993, Masquerade Books (writing as Sara Adamson). If anyone out there questions my love for The Marketplace—both this first book and the series—they should read the dedication page in my novel (which you should do, anyway). Along with Pauline Réage, A.N. Roquelaure and Molly Weatherfield, Marketplace creator Laura…