Author: Beth Kery

Beth Kery loves romance, and the more emotionally laden and sexy the romance the better. She is a national bestselling author of over thirty books and short stories. She also writes under the name Bethany Kane.

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Behind the Curtain

Behind the Curtain
  • Number: 9780399583711
  • Release: 2017-05-02
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Cultures clash and passion ignites in the novel that will leave you begging for more—from the bestselling author of The Affair and Looking Inside.

There’s something about this woman…

On a break between overseas jobs, journalist Asher Gaites returns to his hometown of Chicago—and allows his friends to persuade him to check out a hot new singer. At a downtown jazz club, he’s soon transfixed by the lyrical voice and sensuous body of a woman who performs behind a thin, shimmering veil...

…That could bring a man to his knees.

The veil gives Moroccan-American Laila Barek the anonymity she needs since she has never been able to reconcile her family’s values with her passion for music. But one man is inexplicably drawn to her. And when Asher confronts her on a subway platform after a gig, he’s shocked to recognize the woman who walked away from him nine years ago...

Laila has never been able to forget the touch, the feel, the taste of Asher. And despite the doubt and fear that wind their way into their lives, they must trust the heat of their desire to burn down the walls the world has placed between them…

MATURE AUDIENCE


Make Me

Make Me
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  • Number: 9780399584664
  • Release: 2017-02-07
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Available for the first time as a complete novel—the serial from the New York Times bestselling author of When I’m With You that explores hidden pasts, dangerous obsessions, and uncontrollable passion...

Harper McFaddan established herself as an investigative journalist by being both compassionate and fearless. After tragedy strikes her family, she moves to the shores of Lake Tahoe to find some peace. But when mysterious software mogul Jacob Latimer enters her life, her thoughts turn from her own healing to an insatiable desire to get closer to him...

No one knows what secrets lurk in the past of Jacob Latimer. He built his corporation from nothing, but rumors abound about his mysterious rise to power. Harper is the last person he should let into his life. She could expose the truth about his origins. But Jacob knows things about Harper’s past that draw him in. He wants nothing more than to make her his—and Jacob is a man who always gets what he wants...


Looking Inside

Looking Inside
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  • Number: 9780399583698
  • Release: 2016-11-01
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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The New York Times bestselling author who brought you Glow, Glimmer, and The Affair is back with a new novel that will have you leaving the curtains open.

Are you just going to stand there and watch?

Eleanor Briggs just can’t help herself. The sight of the man in the high-rise across the street is driving her wild. She longs to feel his touch up close and personal. To win him over, she’ll need to shake off her wallflower sensibilities and become the seductress she never imagined she could be. The only trouble will be finding the perfect way to meet him…

Or are you going to join in?

Sex is easy for millionaire entrepreneur Trey Riordan. Finding something of substance, however, seems impossible. That is until a simple night of reading at a local coffee shop becomes something far steamier when a beautiful brunette comes by and leaves a note telling him to look out his bedroom window at eleven o'clock. But when the time comes, neither of them will be truly ready for what follows…


Glow

Glow
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  • Number: 9780425279663
  • Release: 2015-12-01
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Because You Are Mine, When I’m With You, and The Affair comes the sequel to Glimmer, the latest novel in the suspenseful and sensual new series about power, sex, and the secrets that can tear us apart, body and soul…

Alice Reed never dreamed she’d escape the stigma of her disturbing past. That’s why she was shocked when, out of the blue, she was recruited to join the elite Durand Enterprises by the enigmatic CEO himself, Dylan Fall. The erotic charge between them was fast and deliciously forbidden. But as Alice opened up to worlds she’d never known, everything changed once again with a stunning discovery: there’s much, much more concealed in the shadows of Alice’s troubling childhood, and her life is about to change forever.

Now, with another piece of the puzzle of Alice’s identity revealed, a mysterious adversary plots to destroy it all—and Dylan is determined to protect her. But as Alice’s sexual addiction to Dylan turns helplessly to love, she can’t help but wonder: how deeply can she really trust him? What were his true motives in drawing her close to him? And what other secrets does he know about her past that even she has yet to learn?


The Affair

The Affair
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  • Number: 9780425280751
  • Release: 2015-09-01
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Available for the first time as a complete novel—the serial from the New York Times bestselling author that explores the dynamics of power and sex between two people who set the rules of desire…only to shatter them.

When unconventional hospice nurse Emma Shore secured a new position at the Breakers, the sprawling mansion of enigmatic and dangerously handsome racecar billionaire Michael Montand, she had no idea how soon she’d be drawn into his darker sexual games—or that it would be her own fantasies that would hold her captive.

Michael knew he shouldn’t have engaged such an innocent woman to share in his desires. But strong sexual appetites and selfishness run in his blood.

From Michael’s luxurious lakeside home to the sun-drenched, sensual shores of the French Riviera, Emma submits again and again to his intoxicating power. But she knows there is only one way to protect her heart.

The affair will continue, but under her conditions: Only she can end it, and when it’s over, they will part and never speak again of the things they dared to do behind locked doors.


Glimmer

Glimmer
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425279656
  • Release: 2015-05-05
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Because You Are Mine, a scorching new novel about forbidden desire…

After graduating from her M.B.A. program, Alice Reed is surprised when she’s recruited for the management training experience at legendary Camp Durand, owned by Durand Inc.’s young, billionaire CEO, Dylan Fall. The company usually recruits from Ivy League schools, not insignificant colleges like Alice’s.

Alice enthusiastically accepts, but she still wonders why Dylan would choose a girl from the wrong side of the tracks for the prestigious program. But after a passionate encounter one night, she discovers exactly why—Dylan wants her, and Alice can hardly resist his fierce sexual appetites, though she is amazed that she could appeal to an experienced, sophisticated man like Dylan.

As Dylan introduces her to thrilling, erotic territory, Alice discovers a delicious new part of herself. Night after night, she steals away to find ecstasy and escape in Dylan’s arms. But behind her lover’s powerfully magnetic facade, Alice senses darkness, secrets from Dylan’s past lurking in his beautiful, lonely mansion—secrets that are starting to haunt Alice. And the ghosts of the truth might tear Dylan and Alice apart forever . . .


Only for You - One Night of Passion

Only for You
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  • Number: 9780425266144
  • Release: 2014-12-02
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Some passions are too hot to disguise?

Former Army intelligence officer Seth Hightower may work with the Hollywood elite as a makeup artist, but he’s learned not to trust the rich and famous with anything more than a good time. Only one woman ever tempted him to break his rules about dating actresses?and she left him with the memory of a single night and a lifetime of what-ifs.

Hollywood ?It” girl Gia Harris is used to being in the spotlight. But after she witnesses something that puts her life in danger, she needs to avoid prying eyes. Seth’s special skills make him the perfect person to keep her famous face out of the news, but their history makes him the last person she wants to be alone with. He’s far too tempting?and now, far too close?

As Seth conceals Gia from those who would do her harm, they can’t ignore the blistering attraction between them. And when they give in to their cravings, they reveal more about themselves than either of them has ever laid bare before


Since I Saw You - Because You Are Mine #4

Since I Saw You
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  • Number: 9780425266137
  • Release: 2014-05-06
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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In the ?exceptionally hot” (USA Today) Because You Are Mine, Beth Kery redefined what’s possible, what’s desirable, and what’s forbidden between a man and a woman. It’s time to go further...

When enigmatic billionaire Ian Noble sets Lin the task of ?taming” his brilliant yet half-savage brother Kam Reardon, she eagerly accepts. She’s more than curious about the solitary genius and everything she’s heard about him. During their electric first meeting, her fascination increases a hundredfold. Kam practically oozes raw sex appeal. Lin is interested...very interested. But does her intense attraction and willingness to go places with him she’s never gone before in the bedroom really have to do with Kam? Or is her carefully hidden desire to blame for wanting a man she knows she can never have?

An elusive outsider, Kam avoids intimacy, yet never shies away from satisfying his erotic appetites. But there’s something different about Lin?a reserve he’s anxious to break. She’s a woman he’s eager to take his time with?and possess completely. A sophisticated beauty like her would never want him anywhere but in bed, but he finds himself unable to resist her.

Immediately Lin’s smooth facade is undone by Kam’s overwhelming masculinity and by his irresistible erotic demands?a lesson in subjugation that leaves Lin confused, reeling, and open to things she never thought possible. Now, as the unpredictable nights between them grow darker, Lin and Kam are certain of only one thing: they’re made for each other.


Because You Are Mine

Because You Are Mine
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  • Number: 9780425266458
  • Release: 2013-03-05
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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THE COMPLETE NOVEL—FIRST TIME IN PRINT

New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery ignites a red-hot romance like no other—where the rules of desire are broken, night after intoxicating night…

The moment Francesca and Ian met, the attraction was mutual, an exquisitely physical charge that ignited between them. To Ian, she was the kind of woman he couldn’t resist. She was a true innocent. To Francesca, he was the kind of man she feared and desired—dark, extreme, commanding, and forbidden. What happened between them couldn’t be ignored—only indulged, evolving into an inescapable bond.

From a private jet to an interlude in Paris, from a daring tryst in a public museum to the intimacy of a luxury hotel, Francesca and Ian come together whenever the need is aroused. But as their relationship grows more intense, Francesca discovers something about Ian—and herself—that forever changes the game and the players. It’s something they never expected, something that sends both their lives spinning deliriously out of control . . .


Sweet Restraint

Sweet Restraint
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425266526
  • Release: 2013-12-03
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense, * SPICY: BDSM
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Desire becomes obsession in an electrifying novel of scandalous secrets by the New York Times bestselling author of Because You Are Mine and When I’m with You?

It’s been thirteen years since Laura suddenly left Chicago Special Agent Shane Dominic and he’s never forgotten her?or stopped wondering why she left. Until the murder of a criminal mastermind draws Shane back into Laura’s shadow. He knows this is his last chance to get to the truth about the woman he loves?and he’ll get it any way he can.

Laura’s feelings may still run deep, but she’ll never tell her secrets?even when Shane takes her as his captive to a secluded cabin, and subjects her to his every torturously erotic whim. As her defenses melt away she has no choice but to trust him with the truth ?one that will expose them both to a danger closing in like wild fire.


When I'm With You - Because You Are Mine Series

When I'm With You
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  • Number: 9780425269350
  • Release: 2013-09-03
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery’s blistering new novel of a man and a woman bound by the scandalous secrets of the past?and by the sexual hunger that still fuels their uncontrollable desires?

Out-of-control party girl and wealthy socialite Elise Martin has come to Chicago to prove to herself and the rest of the world that her life is truly worthwhile. But she never dreamed she’d find herself at the erotic mercy of the dynamic and wealthy Lucien Lenault, her girlhood crush, an irresistible enigma who renders women powerless and vulnerable...not to mention wholly insatiable. 

But Elise isn’t just any woman. She’s used to playing with fire, and for her, discovering Lucien’s secrets is all part of the game. What brought Lucien to Chicago with a new name and a new identity? Who is Ian Noble, the provocative new stranger in Lucien’s shadow? And why has Lucien taken to following him in the night?

As the two of them get deeper into a dangerous sexual dance, Lucien can’t help but wonder if the exquisite firestorm that Elise has ignited could not only expose his secrets, but draw him dangerously close to the edge and leave both their futures in ashes.


Because We Belong - Because You Are Mine Series / An Ian and Francesca Novel

Because We Belong
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425266120
  • Release: 2013-11-05
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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IAN...?[the] hero...dark, mysterious, and very dominant” (Smexy Books), a sexual force to be reckoned with, a man accustomed to getting what he wants.

FRANCESCA...?a fascinating heroine” (Heroes and Heartbreakers), a woman who had no idea how far she was willing to go in the name of love.

Introduced in New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery’s erotic phenomenon Because You Are Mine, they aroused an ?addictive and delicious” (USA Today Happy Ever After Reviews) romance that dared to break the rules of attraction. Ian and Francesa return in Because We Belong, in a red-hot read you just can’t miss.


Addicted to You - A One Night of Passion Novel

Addicted to You
  • Number: 9780425266823
  • Release: 2013-08-06
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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From the author also known as Beth Kery?famed for the steamy serial novel Because You Are Mine...

All it takes is one moment for your life to change?one night of desire to make you feel alive?

Irish film director Rill Pierce fled to the tiny backwoods town of Vulture’s Canyon, seeking sanctuary and solitude after a devastating tragedy. Once, his raw sex appeal and sultry Irish accent made women across the globe swoon. Now, he’s barely recognizable.

But Katie Hughes, his best friend’s sister, is not the type of woman to give up on a man like Rill. She blazes into Vulture’s Canyon, determined to save him from himself. Instead, she finds herself unleashing years of pent-up passion. In a storm of hunger and need, Katie and Rill forget themselves and the world. But will Rill’s insatiable attraction to Katie heal his pain?or will it just feed the darkness within him?


When I'm With You Part VIII - Because You Are Mine Series

When I'm With You Part VIII
  • Number: B00AFPVRRK
  • Release: 2013-04-23
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: InterMix
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WHEN WE ARE ONE, from the Because You Are Mine series.

New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery's When I'm With You comes to its startling climax as Elise and Lucien, and Francesca and Ian, discover the truths that compel them, reveal the secrets that haunt them, and the uncontrollable desire that could destroy or heal them...In the luxury of Ian's penthouse, he, Francesca, Lucien and Elise gather for an evening that begins in pleasure and ends in a shattering confrontation--one that finally reveals the secrets of Lucien's past. And, at Elise's impulsive urging, the bitter truth that Lucien has hidden for so long is finally exposed. But the reality is more soul tearing than Elise imagined--leaving her with the guilt that she pushed the man she loves too far.

When both Lucien and Ian go to London, Elise is left in self-doubt. Surely Lucien is furious at her for tipping his hand so impetuously--it has been his greatest fear since he met her. With a heavy heart, Elise makes a heartrending decision for both of them. But Lucien has one more reveal for Elise, one that could make or break a relationship that has consumed the both of them. One that could change their futures forever.

Includes a bonus excerpt of Beth Kery's Because We Belong, available November 2013


When I'm With You Part VII - Because You Are Mine Series

When I'm With You Part VII
  • Number: B00AFPVOMS
  • Release: 2013-04-16
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: InterMix
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WHEN I NEED YOU, part of the Because You Are Mine series.

New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery's novel continues as the emotional and the physical prove to be a potent mix for Elise and Lucien...Lucien continues to make Elise's dreams come true. He's given her the priceless gift of trusting in herself...of believing in herself. Lucien is starting to fall, but what concerns him most is wondering if his relationship with Elise echoes that of Ian and Francesca--that the woman is the light and the man is the shadow. Casting aside his doubts about his own darkness, he treats Elise to a day and night of pure romantic fantasy.

Feeling more and more secure in her feelings for Lucien, Elise takes a dare and agrees to a game Lucien has arranged. What follows is a challenging, intensely erotic lesson in submission set amidst a decadently delicious feast--an unequalled orgy that electrifies all the senses. But the night ends not as planned as Lucien begins to reveal his past.

Includes a bonus excerpt of Beth Kery's Sweet Restraint, now available.

More to come. Don't miss When I'm With You, Part VIII, the conclusion, available 4/23


When I'm With You Part VI - Because You Are Mine Series

When I'm With You Part VI
  • Number: B00AFPTSJO
  • Release: 2013-04-09
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: InterMix
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WHEN YOU TRUST ME, from the Because You Are Mine series.

New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery's novel continues as Elise discovers to what extent she is under Lucien's control--and just how intoxicating it can be...Furious, confused, and thousands of miles apart, Elise confronts Lucien about being left in the dark, about his relationship with Francesca and Ian, and about the true nature of his mission in Chicago. But just the sound of Lucien's sonorous voice is enough to satisfy Elise for now. Even over the phone his skills of command and dominance are as thrilling as his touch. So potent, so demanding, and so irresistible Elise can't help but listen...and obey.

But the mystery deepens upon Lucien's return, when Elise overhears him talking to a stranger about matters that confuse and worry her. Lucien does admit one intimate secret that leaves her stunned...not to mention grateful that he's trusting her more. Elise is still curious, but a decadently romantic night under the stars with Lucien makes her forget everything but her growing love for him. And she's only too happy to give Lucien what she promised--her total submission, body and soul.

Includes a bonus excerpt of Beth Kery's Exposed To You, now available.

More to come. Don't miss When I'm With You, Part VII, available 4/16


When I'm With You Part V - Because You Are Mine Series

When I'm With You Part V
  • Number: B00AFPVOJG
  • Release: 2013-04-02
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: InterMix
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WHEN YOU SUBMIT,  from the Because You Are Mine series

New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery's novel continues as Lucien and Elise take their relationship a step further--one that reveals Lucien to be more a man of mystery that ever before...Elise feels regret for pushing Lucien over the sensual edge. He is no longer able to deny himself now that he's taken her, and installs her in his bed for good. At her friend Francesca's urging, Elise dares something new with Lucien--an attempt at honest communication, and not just about her career plans, but about something more challenging: She wants to submit to him completely.

Lucien is moved by Elise's honesty, but must leave for Paris to attend to one of his father's companies. Also troubling for Elise is that Francesca and Ian seem to know everything about Lucien, including his secrets. All but one. Something even Elise doesn't know. Whatever the cost, Elise is determined to confront Lucien about his past, and why, after all they've been through, is he just as determined to keep her in the dark.

Includes a bonus excerpt of Beth Kery's Paradise Rules, now available.

More to come. Don't miss When I'm With You, Part VI, available 4/9


When I'm With You Part IV - Because You Are Mine Series

When I'm With You Part IV
  • Number: B00AFPVQEY
  • Release: 2013-03-26
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: InterMix
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WHEN I'M BAD, from the Because You Are Mine seriesAs New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery's novel continues, Lucien and Elise's bond of sensual domination and submission reaches a white-hot level--one that threatens to burn out of control and take Lucien down with it...Lucien knows there's no going back now--Elise is not a woman that a man takes in half measure. It's all or nothing. In moving forward to make her his--completely--he promises that if she submits she'll discover what she craves too. The kind of sharp, imperative edge of pleasure she's never truly known before.

But Elise proves to be such a wild, fiery, and sexually fearsome woman that Lucien wonders if she can ever really surrender to him. When she does let loose, Lucien fears that he is the one getting closer to being burned. As the two of them get deeper into a dangerous sexual dance, Lucien can't help but wonder if the exquisite firestorm that Elise has ignited could expose his secrets, draw him dangerously close to the edge, and leave his future in ashes.

Includes a bonus excerpt of Beth Kery's Release, now available.

More to come. Don't miss When I'm With You, Part V, available 4/2


When I'm With You Part III - Because You Are Mine Series

When I'm With You Part III
  • Number: B00AFPVQ9Y
  • Release: 2013-03-19
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: InterMix
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WHEN YOU TEASE ME,  from the Because You Are Mine seriesNew York Times bestselling author Beth Kery's novel continues as Lucien and Elise embark on an uncontrollable erotic odyssey. But Elise soon discovers that her irresistible man of mystery is far more mysterious than she ever imagined...Out-of-control party girl Elise Martin's playground was all of Europe--until she came to Chicago to channel her innate creativity and sensual nature into something totally different, yet just as delicious. But she never dreamed that becoming chef at the sleek restaurant Fusion would lead to her back into the territory of her girlhood crush--the irresistible enigma called Lucien, He says he's going to take her under his hand and he's even moved her into his luxurious penthouse, where she's agreed to submit to his rules. It's a prospect that both intimidates and excites Elise. One thing is for certain: while she may have had the power to put every other man in her life in her hip pocket, she can't control Lucien.

Gorgeous businessman Lucien Savauge, adopted son of an infamous French billionaire, knows how to treat bad girls, but Elise is a temptation that would try even the most disciplined of men. He can't walk away from her--he won't--but kindling their potentially explosive relationship is risky. She knows too much about his intentions with Ian Noble, even if she's unaware of just how explosive her knowledge is. And as Elise is quickly learning, if she's going to play with fire, she's going to have to play by Lucien's rules.

Includes a bonus excerpt of Beth Kery's Addicted To You, now available.

More to come. Don't miss When I'm With You, Part IV, available 3/26


When I'm With You Part II - Because You Are Mine Series

When I'm With You Part II
  • Number: B00AEDDPSC
  • Release: 2013-03-12
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: InterMix
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The next serial sensation from Beth Kery, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Because You Are Mine.

WHEN YOU DEFY ME, from the Because You Are Mine series

New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery's addictive new novel continues as Lucien and Elise are bound together by a dangerous desire--and the secret they share.

Elise's teasing and impulsiveness have landed her back at the erotic mercy of Lucien, who is determined to teach her discipline--even if all he wants to do is to give in to the beast within and consume her completely. When he discovers her in a dangerous situation that could have been avoided, he punishes her--and once again tests the limits of his own control. By dominating her, he hopes to teach her the meaning of self-control through total submission. But even though he sets strict rules on himself, he still isn't entirely prepared for feeling Elise shudder in surrender in his arms.

Lucien challenges her, excites her...bewilders her to the point of distraction. Does he want her, or doesn't he? Elise is afraid to reveal to him just how vulnerable--just how naïve she is when it comes to sexual games. None of her typical wiles work on him. And what brought Lucien to Chicago with a new name and new identity? What does it have to do with his industrialist father's disgraceful downfall? Who is Ian Noble, the provocative new stranger in Lucien's shadow? And why has Lucien taken to following him in the night? For Elise the answers will come soon enough. She has other things to worry about now, such as Lucien's observance of her foolish behavior...and the inevitable consequence to come.


Exposed to You - A One Night of Passion Novel

Exposed to You
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780425259153
  • Release: 2012-11-06
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Losing control is just the beginning...

"What would you do if the sexiest man in the world was bent on bringing you unbearable pleasure again and again? Joy Hightower wasn't sure she could survive the experience...or live without it."

It's not often you're hired to paint a body tattoo--and what a body--on a total stranger at a Hollywood film set. A reserved and careful art teacher, Joy would never forget it. In a rare fit of raw desire she gave herself completely, knowing she'd never see him again, or ever repeat such a shameless, naked impulse.

Little did she know, the man with whom she shared that lightning bolt of lust was star Everett Hughes. For Everett, women and sex came as easily as fame. But how could he hope to convince the guarded Joy that beneath the hard body and sexy façade of celebrity was a real man who wanted only one, real woman?

In the heat of an intoxicating affair, Everett endeavors to break down her barriers, gain her trust, and expose himself as the real deal. But can Joy do the same, and reveal to him the vulnerable woman who longs to be loved, wanted, and desired forever?


Take A Stranger No More - The Adventures of the St. Claire Servants, Book 1

Take A Stranger No More
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781599989297
  • Release: 2008-04-29
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Once a servant…now the master.

Kit Chevalier has a serious problem. She’s loved Max St. Clair, her sinfully handsome guardian, since she was a child of six and he a young man of nineteen. But now he stubbornly refuses to notice that she’s grown into a woman. Armed with a few shocking secrets from Max’s servant, Kit sets out to persuade him she is no longer a child.

Long ago, Max was a servant himself, indentured like all St. Clair princelings to a noble family in order to teach them humility…and how to best pleasure their masters in bed. Once indentured to Kit’s parents, he is now pledged to protect Kit-and her virtue-until he can honorably hand her off to a suitable husband.

And hand her off he will. Quickly, before he loses his weakening resolve to keep his own hands off her. The last thing he wants to do is expose the fragile beauty to the carnal appetites of his ancient line.

But Max underestimates Kit’s resolve-and the passionate fire that burns within her-which is every bit a match for his own.

Warning, this title contains the following: explicit sex, graphic language, ménage à trois, m/m sex scenes.


Velvet Cataclysm - Princes of the Underground, Book 1

Velvet Cataclysm
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781609280352
  • Release: 2010-05-18
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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In his battle to resist, he found the impossible. His soul.

Christina Astor’s telepathic ability is an asset in her job as a psychiatric social worker. What’s driving her crazy, though, is her elusive, gorgeous landlord. She senses that Saint Sevliss wants her with an all-consuming hunger that’s somehow…different. Just how different becomes all too clear when his dangerous world collides with hers.

For centuries, Saint’s kind have been called vampire and werewolf. Even soulless. But their true nature remains a mystery. Bound by a magical mandate to control his bloodthirsty clone, Teslar, at all costs, Saint will do anything to keep Christina away. She infuses his gray universe with life and color, but his world—and his need—would destroy her.

When an attack reveals the true power of Christina’s gift, one thing is certain—Teslar won’t rest in his underground labyrinth until he possesses her, body and soul…

Warning: This book contains some violence, smoking hot, explicit sex scenes and anal sex. In addition, there is brief M/M sexual interaction and a ménage a trois.


Silken Rapture - Princes of the Underground, Book 2

Silken Rapture
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781609286750
  • Release: 2011-11-22
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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He is her captor. She is his soul…

When Blaise Sevliss, Lord Delraven, rescues a young woman from the clutches of his vampiritic clone the sheer amount of soul energy blazing from her unconscious body stuns him…and awakens a primal, parasitic hunger he has fought for centuries to quell.

Determined to keep her safe from the ravenous Scourge horde, Blaise must hide her in his underground stronghold. Where the powerful urge to consume her gnaws at the last shreds of his control.

With a touch, Isabel Lanscourt can divine the darkest of secrets. Her ability is little help, though, when she awakens in a lush world where sensuality rules. Her shining spirit is a beacon to all the powerful immortals in Sanctuary, but only one can touch her. The enigmatic Lord Delraven, whose brusque coldness is belied by the heated need in his eyes.

In a dangerous zone between temptation and memory, desire ignites an explosion of luminescent beauty. And Isabel’s healing touch begins to fill his emptiness with an impossible gift: a soul. But Blaise holds a dangerous secret, one that could extinguish Isabel’s inner light. And cast his lonely world into eternal darkness.

Warning: Step into a sensual world of vampires who love to feed and love to…er…feast, where sexual variety is the spice of their lives. No sweetness and light here, this is one vampire who can put the “B” into “bad guy” without batting an eye.


Explosive

Explosive
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425236710
  • Release: 2010-12-07
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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A scorching new novel from the national bestselling author of Release.

Dr. Sophie Gable didn't expect her peaceful getaway to be shattered by the arrival of the half-dazed, dead-sexy Thomas Nicasio, an ex-Navy explosives specialist. Even though he's traumatized, Thomas can't resist the urge to overtake Sophie-and her willing submission makes him want her all the more. But danger is lurking close by, and if he can't face the demons of his past, he and Sophie could be the next victims in a pattern of meaningless violence.


Release

Release
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 978-0425263419
  • Release: 2010-02-02
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense, * SPICY: BDSM
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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From the author of WICKED BURN comes a story about an alluring woman-who learns that to understand desire, you have to let it run wild.

Genny loved her husband Max, but he lacked the sexual charge that was instead ignited by his business partner, Sean. Ruggedly handsome, Sean had a heart-stopping smile that made Genny weak. The more time they spent together, the stronger the attraction between them became. Then her husband offered to share her with Sean for one intoxicating night...

That night in the company penthouse, Max and Sean showed Genny the heights of ecstasy. But it was Sean who touched her very spirit, and one-on­one, they were red hot. But as Genny learns, there's a price to pay for such impulsive pleasure. What began as a night of forbidden desire spirals into a whirlpool of murder, sensual submission, secrets, and a scorching passion that threatens to consume everyone it touches.


Holiday Bound

Holiday Bound
  • Number: 9781605048383
  • Release: 2009-12-01
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Alex Carradine can't believe his father wants to come and visit his ski resort. Could it be that after so many stormy years, "slick Mitch" Carradine wants to offer an olive branch? Maybe the old man is mellowing, settling down with the new lover he's bringing along.

Then Alex realizes the acid truth. This is no warm family visit. His father's new conquest is none other than the woman of Alex's sexual fantasies, meant only to dangle tauntingly in front of his face. At least an unexpected blizzard has frozen his father out of the picture entirely.

Angeline Kastakis was looking forward to taking the next step in her relationship with Mitch. Too late, she realizes she's been led into a familial battle zone. Now it's Christmas and she's marooned in a blizzard with an insolent, gorgeous hunk of man whose blazing blue eyes tell her loud and clear he wants her in his bed. Preferably tied to it with a bow.

There's no escape in sight. But as Alex stirs her secret longing to be mastered by a man, escape is the last thing on her mind...

Warning: This book contains scenes of sensual submission hot enough to make you sweat in a blizzard.


Paradise Rules

Paradise Rules
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425230121
  • Release: 10/06/2009
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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336pp

From the author of Sweet Restraint comes a story about one woman's island—under another man's rules...

To most people, Hawaii's crystal blue shores are an inviting opportunity to escape reality. But for Lana Rodriguez, who grew up there, the picture-perfect vacation getaway disguises the bitter truths she escaped years ago, and not without some emotional scars. Now a successful blues singer, Lana's returning to Waikiki to control her own destiny, with a bold defiance when it comes to men, romance, and sex.

A local celebrity, businessman, and island god, Jason Koa is every woman's dream—but for Lana, it's not love at first sight. Though their start is rocky, they can't deny the passions they arouse in each other. Jason decides it's time to show Lana who makes the rules on this island—and in the bedroom. But will Jason's attempt at breaking Lana's shell reveal secrets that neither are prepared to face, or will they allow themselves to get swept away by a tidal wave of desire?


Through Her Eyes

Through Her Eyes
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781419920561
  • Release: 2009-11-01
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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Claire despises her ability to see into the future. But when her dreams include a heated encounter with a  gorgeous, dominant, mysterious lover—and a spine-chilling foretelling of danger to her own life—she knows she has to make a choice between the safety of denial and the seductive passion that seems to go hand-in-hand with her own death. Having had a taste of the wild hunger that flares with her dream lover, it’s not much of a choice at all.

He’s not psychic, but Des knows things Claire’s power can’t reveal. He knows about a psychopathic madman who’s set his sights on Claire, and the fact that her brainy, rational exterior hides a deeply sensual, uninhibited woman. Des also knows something else—that he will claim Claire as his.

If he can keep her alive, that is.

Publisher’s Note: This book was previously published elsewhere under the title Fated. It has been revised for Ellora’s Cave Publication.


Flirting in Traffic

Flirting in Traffic
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781419918834
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Cerridwen Press
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She went off like a red-hot firecracker on his foyer floor, then vanished.

Esa never intended to participate in her best friend’s unorthodox dating scheme—flirting with hunky construction workers in Chicago traffic. Her thoughts changed when she saw a long, lean slice of heaven strutting around the side of the highway. For him, she would be the carefree sex kitten her borrowed car with its suggestive license plates implied she was.

Though smarting from the wounds of a recent breakup, Finn can’t resist the tempting redhead driving the come-and-get-me car, flashing him contemptuous looks with those brandy-colored eyes. The lure of taming the feisty little kitten is just too great to deny…

Reader Advisory: This book contains smoking hot, sexy scenes.


Daring Time

Daring Time
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425227961
  • Release: 05/05/2009
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
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  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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He sees her, wants her, needs her…

Chicago Detective Ryan Daire has many secrets: a love for Shakespeare, an appreciation for the all the finer things in life, and an absolute lack of restraint in the bedroom. Now he has an even bigger secret. In every shifting shadow of the sprawling mansion he’s recently inherited he can see her—tempting, ethereal, and untouchable. Hope Stillwater inhabited that mansion in 1906. Raw desire has formed a conduit between these two passionate souls who are separated by the barrier of time.

Now he has to have her.

Intoxicated by each other’s presence, Ryan and Hope are closer than ever to crossing that inviting boundary between two worlds. But there is one grave danger: Ryan’s job has put him on the trail of a depraved criminal in an investigation that’s risking Hope’s eternal fate and happiness. Now he must do whatever it takes to change history, protect Hope from harm, and set his own desires free.

 


Subtle Voyage - Sci-Fi, Erotica with multiple partners - Exotica from EC

Subtle Voyage
  • Stars
  • Number: 978-141-9916-632
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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A tie-in to the Subtle Lovers series

Aileen wonders if she’s fallen into an X-rated version of Alice in Wonderland as she excavates a Neolithic chamber with sexy Dr. Saya Lange. She has the strangest feeling Saya can read all her secret desires like bold print…and what’s more, wants to make them come true.

Saya must wield a wickedly potent brand of sex magic because on the Venus-lit night of the Winter Solstice Aileen finds herself leading Saya and four other gorgeous men into the ancient chamber for a night of uninhibited sexual pleasure.

And maybe her imagination has gone as wild as her libido but she’s starting to suspect these males are too divine to be mere men.
 


Wicked Burn

Wicked Burn
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425247983
  • Release: 2012-05-01
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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A red-hot read from a brand-new voice in erotic romance.

He wanted all of her—and did she ever let him have it...

Vic Savian knows what he wants when he sees it. And what he wants is his sexy neighbor, Niall Chandler. When he finds her in the hallway of their building being harassed by an aggressive suitor, Vic steps in—and finds himself greatly rewarded...

Sleeping with her gorgeous neighbor—when she didn't even know his last name—was the craziest thing Niall's ever done. Now, she can't seem to get enough of Vic—or the uninhibited passion he stirs in her. Suddenly, with his help, she's opening to sensual pleasures she's never known before. But when Niall's past comes back to haunt her, will she and Vic let themselves venture beyond the bedroom and explore the possibility of the love that's in their hearts?


Come To Me Freely

Come To Me Freely
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781419916311
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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A passion that won’t be denied despite the circumstances.

Though Leigh cared deeply for Jim, it was his fiery older brother Tre who held the key to her heart. For the past ten years she’s lived with the daily pain of knowing that Tre’d turned his back on the passion that had flared hot and bright between them.

A second chance at a once in a life time love.

Tre knew from the moment that he first saw Leigh stroking his half-wild horse that her elegant, delicate appearance belied the depth and strength of her spirit. He’d dared to make Leigh his own, showing loyalty to nothing and no one beyond the laws of nature that clearly decreed that she was his. But when Leigh denied what should have been undeniable, he first knew the bitter taste of betrayal.

Now a family tragedy has forced Tre and Leigh together once again. Guilt, anger and betrayal rage between them, but so does a desire hot enough to incinerate all else in its wake.


Subtle Destiny

Subtle Destiny
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781419915437
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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Fourth in the Subtle Lovers series

Grief- and guilt-ridden Skylar sometimes wonders if she has the strength to go on living after her life mate's murder. She functions in the physical world only, denying her supernatural gifts and any subtle realities, existing only to ensure her precious son's health and happiness and living far, far away from the shattering memories of
Dunleavy Castle. But as much as she tries to forget, as much as she strives to deny, as much as she tries to punish herself, her immense desire for one man refuses to be purged from her mind or body.

Jax Ammadon's suffering has made him stronger than any Watcher alive. For hundreds of years he's burned for the one woman whom fate has designated could never be his. He watches helplessly as Skylar's denial of the truth of what they are to one another slowly kills her. Her grieving period must come to an end.

It's time for the new King of the Watchers to claim what's his.


Gateway to Heaven

Gateway to Heaven
  • Stars
  • Number: 978-1-60313-126-1
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Whiskey Creek Press LLC
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Life is rough when you’re gorgeous, rich, talented and so sexy the media won’t leave you alone. It was certainly the truth in Christian Lasher’s case. He returns to the neighborhood of his childhood to escape the spotlight, hungering for a change in his creative endeavors. In the midst of his soul searching he meets Megan and is captured by the tantalizing hint of her hidden fires. Megan knows nothing about his wild, rebellious youth or his career as a rock star—and Christian would prefer to keep it that way. There was much, much more to her than the role of a fragile victim. Megan Shreve is a sculptor with creative depths and passions that tragedy had forced into the shadows. When she looks into Christian’s eyes she sees herself for the first time as an exciting, sexy woman. She longs to discover more of herself in Christian’s arms and in his bed. Two passionate souls destined for one another—unless the stifling roles imposed by tragedy and fame rip them apart.


Fire Angel - Erotic Historical Romance

Fire Angel
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781419914959
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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London, 1897. A world that embraces both the logic of science and the ghostly explorations of spiritualism, a time period where one need only scratch at the surface of staunch morality to find outlets for the most carnal of appetites.

Vincent Devonald is known for exposing occult charlatans. He has plenty of reasons to distrust the famous medium Serafina Grovenor, the most important being that her charismatic magician father was behind the disappearance of Vincent's daughter ten years before. He doesn't believe for a second that Serafina can communicate with spirits and he's determined to expose her ability to create fire for the theatrical sham that it is. But he can't deny the powerful effect that the mysterious woman has on him as she draws him in to her circle of intrigue.

Serafina lives in a world of manipulation and fear. She'll do anything to keep her younger sister safe…including putting her complete trust in the one man who has the ability to tame her potentially lethal fiery nature and show her the true meaning of passion.


Tricked Truths

Tricked Truths
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B0033AH27S
  • Release: 2007-12-31
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Western
  • Publisher: Beth Kery
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Grace Jamison had left the little town of Everly twelve years ago with her son and vowed never to return. But in order to move on with her future, she finds she has to return to her hometown and fix the wrongs of the past — starting with the only man who had the power to hurt her.

The last person Trick Burnett wanted to see on West End property was his adulterous one time stepmother — the woman responsible for his father’s murder. Too bad his body seemed to have a mind of its own where Grace was concerned.

Trick hated secrets and Grace was a walking cache of them. He wasn’t above committing sexual blackmail in order to trick the truth from her time and again. Her sweet responsiveness always left him hungry for more until the mere revelation of her dark secrets was no longer enough. He couldn’t rest until he had everything from her — mind, body and soul.


Groom's Gift - Naughty Nuptials

Groom's Gift
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9781419910739
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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What do you get when you mix together a man about to make a big mistake in marrying the wrong woman, a woman who would do anything to convince him of it, and a bag of bachelor party sex toys? One night of steamy, phenomenal sex. But what about tomorrow?

Libby Taylor fell in love with sexy reporter John Waite through the unlikely media of the computer and his father's stories. Now Libby is determined to have him for just one night before he becomes a married man.

John was having doubts about going through with his wedding, but that didn't explain the high-voltage blast of pure lust that hit him when he walked into his bedroom and saw a woman wearing nothing but pink bows and stiletto heels. She told him that she'd been sent by his friends for one night of wild passion. John found he didn't have the interest or the will to turn down such an inspired gift.