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Try a classy erotic romance by Jasmine Haynes, Rita Finalist, Holt Medallion winner, and two-time National Readers Choice Award winner. Coming in 2011, she brings readers a breath-taking new trilogy from Berkley Heat, The DeKnight Tales. Don't miss her sexy novellas available right here on Amazon. REVENGE SEX, Book 1 in the West Coast Series, is available now! Of course, she's also the author of the popular Max Starr paranormal mystery romance series, starting with DEAD TO THE MAX.
Jasmine's alter ego, award-winning author Jennifer Skully is back! The KOD Daphne winner brings you a poignant tale of loss and renewal. Her books are peopled with hilarious characters that will make you laugh and make you cry. Don't miss BABY, I'LL FIND YOU, plus SHE'S GOTTA BE MINE(formerly Sex and the Serial Killer), and FOOL'S GOLD, in e-book for the first time!
Desire is in session.
Rachel Delaney, divorced mother with two boys, isn't complaining. Her life is fine. Really. There is one thing that could make it better, though: a strong, warm, male body to help her make it through the occasional lonely night. No strings, and no relationship, thanks. Just a little fun with a perfect stranger. And there's no more perfect a stranger than Rand.
He's tall, blond, unattached, smokin' hot, and looking for the same thing Rachel is: wild, abandoned sex with no limits, no last names, and no complications-until Rachel's eldest son gets in trouble in class.
Only then does Rachel discover that her down-and-dirty, dangerously sexy mystery lover is also the new school principal. They're not exactly the ideal role models for a troubled student acting out his own frustrations. With Rachel's life turned upside down, Rand's the only one who can make it right-by maybe taking their hot-bodied hook-ups into a warm-hearted new direction...
National Bestseller of three delightfully torrid romances.
Meet three brothers who know how to crank up the heat in the bedroom-and the women who love them.
She's pushed all the limits-but can she finally free herself completely?
Bree Mason wants more out of life, but she is ruled by fear and controlled by her secrets. And there's one great secret she's hidden for years, even from herself. But now a tragedy is causing her carefully constructed world to unravel...
Bree is like no other woman Luke Raven has ever known. He's always given her what she's asked for. But now he craves more-a lot more. Luke wants a relationship outside their strictly sexual affair. But can he help Bree exorcise her demons and free her from her abusive past?
Now Max has developed an annoying penchant for attracting the spirits of murdered women. Okay, they possess her. And to exorcize them, Max must unmask their killers. But how?! By stepping into the void their deaths created, taking their jobs, befriending the loved ones they left behind. Max goes wherever she has to go and does whatever she has to do, with a lot of help from the ghost of Cameron, and hunky Detective Witt Long.
And every possession leads her closer to finding out the truth behind why Cameron died...
Her husband has been dead for two years, but Max Starr has never let him go. Now comes her greatest challenge. Was Cameron murdered when he stumbled onto a robbery at the wrong time in the wrong place? Or was something far more sinister going on?
With Witt’s helping hand, Max must make the terrifying trip into her worst nightmare. Can Max bury her past and learn to love again? Or will the quest for vengeance take over her soul?
[Previously published in 2005]
*** Warning: contains explicit material ***
If you’re a fan of Lora Leigh, Maya Banks, Jaci Burton, Joey W. Hill, and Sylvia Day, then try Kinky Neighbors, a naughty little foursome story packed with loads of emotion and sensuality.
Two couples, two very hot wives, two husbands who don’t mind a little swapping...
The Mitchells and the Harts have been next door neighbors and friends for the past year. They have loads in common; double incomes, professional careers, no kids...and a kinky streak.
Now they’re about to become very good friends...with kinky benefits.
The sex between them all is hot, naughty, and unbearably exciting. It isn’t merely swapping partners and moving to another room; it’s true foursome sex, same room, same bed, all four involved. For Drew and Cat Mitchell and Logan and Alexis Hart, it’s about barreling through boundaries none of them have ever crossed before, doing kinky things they’ve only fantasized about. But when they begin to exchange not just sex but emotional connection, the problems start; a little jealousy, feeling left out, wanting more from the wrong partner. Can two couples really share everything without losing it all?
In Evil to the Max, Book 2 in the Max Starr series, when Max tells the detective she’s had a second vision of a murder, Witt knows he’s in for another crazy adventure. The police aren’t going to solve Tiffany Lloyd’s murder without Max divulging what she saw in the vision, but that will only move her straight to the top of the suspect list. For the second time in less than a month. So Max goes on the hunt for the murderer herself, dragging a reluctant Witt along with her. First things first, she gets a job in the salon where Tiffany used to work. And the deeper she ventures into the dead woman’s life, the more she sees that nothing is as it seems and everyone has something to hide. As she stirs up a hornet’s nest, Max soon begins to fear she might be the next victim.
Even scarier, Witt makes it clear he wants her. Badly. Just how long can she resist him? When it comes to Witt and her very sexy visions about him, she suspects that resistance is futile.
[Previously published in 2003 from LiquidSilverBooks]
*** Warning: Contains explicit material ***
If you’re a fan of Lora Leigh, Sylvia Day, Shayla Black, Melissa Schroeder, and Maya Banks, then get ready for a new erotic hotwifing series by Jasmine Haynes.
A man, the hotwife he can’t control...and the woman who wants to fix what’s wrong with him.
Tough, autocratic CFO Clay Blackwell strikes both fear and loyalty into the hearts of his employees. But he’s got one quirk no one at West Coast Manufacturing knows: he loves the idea of his live-in girlfriend Ruby being with another man...then coming home to him for the best sex of his life as she describes every naughty detail. He’s got only three stipulations: no sex with anyone from work, no sex with another man in their own home, and she always has to tell him when she has a date. The problem? What to do with a “hotwife” who has all the freedom any woman could want, but still can’t follow three simple rules.
Jessica Murphy has the utmost respect and admiration for her CFO. She also has wild sex fantasies about Clay every night. Not that she’d ever tell anyone. Until she walks in on Clay’s girlfriend Ruby screwing Bradley the financial analyst right on Clay’s desk.
After that, all bets are off and a little revenge sex is the name of the game. Ruby thinks she’ll placate Clay by telling him to have sex with another woman to pay her back for all her rule-breaking. When Jessica learns about that, she makes up her mind to seduce her boss for keeps, not just one night of revenge.
But can she become the more-than-one-man woman Clay Blackwell wants? Or will his desires tear them apart?
In Max’s latest adventure: By day, poor pitiful Bethany Spring runs a courier service for housebound people; by night, she becomes the seductive Helen on the other end of the phone line and men will pay anything to talk to her. When Bethany is murdered, the brutal slaying plunges Max into the woman’s kinky after-midnight world. Barely surviving this crash course in Phone Sex 101, Max turns once again to her late husband Cameron and hunky Detective Witt Long to help her crack the case.
Needing Witt for his detecting skills is one thing, but meeting his mother is scarier than facing down a cold-blooded killer. What commitment is the irresistible detective going to extract from her next? Max almost prefers being possessed by a spirit.
Warning: includes explicit material
Thirty-something, down-on-her-luck accountant Max Starr has the unfortunate gift of being psychic, a newly-discovered wrinkle in her already messed-up life. Her husband, Cameron, is dead, killed in a botched 7-11 robbery two years ago. In her grief, Max has cut herself off from friends, moved out of her San Francisco home in favor of a studio apartment, and dumped her flourishing career as a CPA to do temp work.
Now Max has developed an annoying penchant for attracting the spirits of murdered women. Okay, they possess her. And to exorcize them, Max must unmask their killers. But how?! By stepping into the void their deaths created, taking their jobs, befriending the loved ones they left behind. Max goes wherever she has to go and does whatever she has to do, with a lot of help from the ghost of her late husband Cameron and hunky and very enticing Detective Witt Long.
In Dead to the Max, Book 1 in the Max Starr series, Max steps into the shoes of a murdered accountant and starts to learn that even supposedly boring accountants can have secret lives and secret desires. Max just has to hope the secrets she uncovers don’t get her killed, too.
[Previously published in 2003]
*** Warning: contains explicit sex ***=
In Max’s latest adventure: Lance La Russa had a thirst for power, exotic tastes, and the money to pay for both. Angela Rocket, the beautiful, quirky call girl willing to fulfill his every fantasy, was the last person to see him alive. And the prime suspect.
To solve the crime, Max Starr must enter the world of sex for hire, much to the chagrin of her ghostly late husband Cameron and sort-of boyfriend homicide detective Witt Long. She’ll need all her psychic skills to save Angela from going to prison for a crime Max is sure she didn’t commit. Max also has a new challenge. Can she find the real murderer without being possessed by the murdered man’s spirit?
And the scariest thing of all? Witt’s Mom Ladybird Long wants to help do the detecting!
[Previously published in 2004]
*** Warning: contains explicit material ***
It's time to push the boundaries of erotic sensibility.
A devastating blow rocked Erin and Dominic's marriage, and now only extreme sexual games can soothe their emotional pain. But their most daring erotic adventure is just ahead, and it could ultimately destroy everything they hoped to save.
Deanna Rain has always made the safe choice, taken the safe job, dated the safe guys. But now she just has to bust out of her self-imposed chains or she’ll die. She needs to do something wild and crazy. Something like skydiving. What could be riskier or more wild than jumping out of a plane? Jumping tandem with Cole Johnson, that’s what. But with Cole, the risk might very well be to her heart.
Jumpmaster Cole Johnson is barely keeping his head above water. He’s supported his passion for skydiving by starting a parachuting school. But his bills are stacking up and his calendar is empty. Soon, he’ll have to close his doors to return to a nine-to-five job.
When Deanna shows up for a tandem jump, Cole knows this is going to be his last lesson. And he plans to go out with a bang.
Ask yourself, how much can happen in sixty seconds of free fall? Deanna and Cole are about to find out.
[Previously published in 2003 in the anthology Resolutions]
*** Warning: contains explicit material ***
Reporter Dexter King is about to get the story of a lifetime. Shelby Stewart was the hottest rising star in Hollywood until suddenly, she was cursed. Retreating to her mountain hideaway, far from that fairy tale life, she hasn’t been seen in ten years. Now Dex will ferret out the truth behind her fall from Hollywood grace. But will he find a beauty? Or a bitch?
[Previously published in 2003]
*** Warning: contains sexually explicit material ***
The author of Hers for the Evening reveals in three scintillating novellas that every courtesan has a price...
In "The Only Way Out," Mac Dawson is determined to look after his widowed sister-in-law...who leads a secret life as a courtesan. With help from Madam Isabel, he'll make sure her secret is safe. But can he make sure he's the only man to share her bed?
Cleo thought her luck with men had finally changed, but when she discovers that Walker Randall is a paid courtesan, she feels doomed to always meet "The Wrong Kind of Man." Will Walker change his lifestyle...or simply teach Cleo how right a courtesan can be?
Isabel, Madam of Courtesans, never thought she'd see Royce again. The love of her life, he now wants to be with her, hot and happily ever after. Can he handle knowing that Isabel is also a courtesan herself-or are there really "No Second Chances?"
Grant Tyler is sophisticated, intelligent, controlled, and a highly successful CEO of a Fortune 500. He’s Rena Lancaster’s perfect match: same background, same career path; they speak each other’s language. In bed, he makes her see stars. But then there’s Karl Kristiansen. Every bit as virile, masculine, and intelligent as Grant, he’s her contractor: earthy, hands work-roughened, body tough, and powerful. And he takes Rena’s senses by storm.
When Grant decides he wants Rena exclusively, he forces a decision on her. And it’s Karl who comes up with the perfect test for choosing between them: make love with them both at the same time, and see who does the best job.
When their sexual play becomes a true ménage, with Grant and Karl each trying to top the other, willing to do anything Reba asks -- even touch each other -- the three of them together are like spontaneous combustion. Now that she’s had a taste of the real thing, how can Rena choose between these two perfect men when they both give her different things she craves?
Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable: Anal play/intercourse, menage (m/m/f with male/male interaction.
Natalie Beaumonde’s life turns upside down the day she walks in on her boyfriend, Van, playing submissive to a beautiful dominatrix. Not only has she been betrayed, but Natalie loses her belief in herself as a desirable woman. And when she starts making mistakes at work, her career being the one thing she’s always excelled at, she’s in danger of losing her self-worth and her job, too.
Lincoln Masters isn’t like most bosses. Instead of issuing a reprimand, he decides his sexy executive assistant needs a good spanking, something he’s been dying to deliver for almost a year. And afterward, he hatches a plan to help Natalie rebuild her self-confidence and show her wandering man the error of his ways: become the dominatrix her boyfriend is looking for. Being a Master himself, Lincoln’s the perfect dom to help her execute the punishment.
Lincoln’s terms for helping her? He wants a piece of Natalie, too. Now Natalie finds herself with a growing fascination for her boss. When Van’s punishment is complete, can she go back to being just Mr. Masters’ assistant?
Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable: Anal play, BDSM theme and elements, male/male interaction, ménage (m/f/m).
What a hot foursome! The authors of Unlaced returns in an all-new anthology of stories about corsets, and un-corseted desires.
Rough hands rounding the curves of a soft warm body-caressing, stroking, edging her toward exquisite pleasure. Seduction is a cinch in these four sizzling stories from the hot authors of Unlaced. And that's not just talk. These women deliver...
Jaci Burton breaks the rule about mixing business with pleasure...Jasmine Haynes explores the lust of a former supermodel who needs to finally fulfill a no-holds-barred sexual fantasy...Joey W. Hill reveals the erotic bond between a master and the beautiful submissive who stole his heart...And Denise Rossetti goes beyond the limits of desire when she pairs a battle-scarred veteran of love and war with a woman who's just as fearless and twice as dangerous.
Three steamy linked novellas.
Transformed into mistresses of the night, three women discover that sometimes fulfilling your deepest desire is the most dangerous thing you can do.
Meet Marianna Whitney, Dominique Lowe, and Noelle St. James-three ordinary women who discover that becoming modern-day courtesans can help them satisfy their clients' most extraordinary fantasies, as well as their own.
Fair Game, the book that’s so hot Berkley had to publish it in the HEAT line. Coming June 2009!
Josie Tybrook doesn’t need a man—unless it’s for a night of no-strings-attached sex. And Kyle Perry is perfect for that. Except that Josie soon finds they have a professional tie that will bring them together again. And again.
Now, Josie and Kyle engage in a battle of wills in business and in pleasure. What begins as a hot diversion of domination turns into an intimate game, where the role of slave and master shifts with each erotic move. But as the games escalate, they find themselves becoming bound by something stronger than they ever imagined.
Four authors of erotic romance present wild and irresistibly dangerous fantasies in this sensational anthology of lust and lingerie…
Unwind with Jasmine Haynes…A woman arrives at the perfect solution for exploring sensual freedom: open herself up to an amateur photographer with no limits—and an uncensored appreciation for the female body.
Come undone with Jaci Burton…Sixteen years is a long time to carry a torch for your ex. It’s high time they act on long-dormant desires and reignite the flame that still burns inside them both.
Let loose with Joey Hill…What does a hiker do when he comes upon a girl wearing only ivory panties, and stretched out invitingly on the warm leather seat of a Harley? Anything she tells him.
Submit to Denise Rossetti…As the laces of a stunning ruby-trimmed corset tighten, so too does the grip of an inescapable sorceress’s curse—one with the power to transform any woman into a dominating femme fatale.
Passion first. Names later. This is what erotic romance is all about. Trinity Green dreamed of uninhibited passion- something she couldn't expect from her husband. Then she found him getting down and dirty with another woman, and Trinity decided to stop pleasing other people and start pleasing herself- whether with great food or sexy strangers. But with true passion comes real connection, and soon Trinity must admit-and accept-who she really is.
A proposition that's anything but businesslike.
If she wants to realize her lifelong dream of having children, heiress Faith Castle had better find a husband-pronto. But there are two roadblocks on her road to happiness: she knows no eligible men, and she's not exactly Miss California.
Then she meets Connor Kingston. He's yummy. He's available. And he thinks she's sexy.
But he's also honest. After a kiss that leaves them hot and bothered, Connor offers to marry Faith, but purely as a career move. It's far from romantic, but it's as good an offer as she's going to get. Each has a caveat, though. She requires his fidelity-and he wants a no-holds-barred sex life.
From their wedding night on, they get more and more adventuresome-and Faith starts feeling different about herself and her body. And somewhere in the midst of ecstasy, they come to know the most foreign, exciting aphrodisiac of all-love.
Three best friends take a trip to The Sex Club-where a deliciously heart-pounding time is had by all...
A bachelorette party at a place called The Sex Club is the last place Debbie Carter expects to find the man of her fantasies. But in "Invitation to Seduction" Stephen wants to be that and so much more-if only Debbie will let him...
The fourth time's the charm? So thinks Virginia Hansen, whose fourth walk down the aisle is with Mr. Nice Guy-without the sparks. That is, until she considers offering her new husband, Brett, an "Invitation to Pleasure"-and he more than happily accepts...
In "Invitation to Passion" fortysomething Stacy Parrish is used to surrounding herself with young studs who worship her beautiful body. But when an older man named Judson McCord turns up the heat, she wonders if the secret to eternal youth might be standing right in front of her...