When award-winning author and former Golden Heart finalist Jo Carlisle developed a lucrative side business in the third grade writing and illustrating ten-page stories, then charging classmates twenty-five cents each to buy them, she discovered a calling that would last a lifetime. Breathing life into the colorful characters crowding her head and sharing their dark, decadent world with her readers proved a temptation too powerful to resist.
Jo’s erotic tales, whether edgy paranormal or realistic contemporary, carry her readers on a fast-paced ride of danger and forbidden passions. Embattled heroes fight for the love of the strong-willed mates who melt their emotional and sexual boundaries and free their souls…even as their enemies circle in for the kill.
Jo invites you to leave your troubles behind, step into another world, and lose yourself in wicked pleasure for a while. Drop her a line, she’d love to hear from you. When not penning erotic adventures for your enjoyment, Jo can be found snuggled in a quiet corner with her nose buried in a romance, avoiding loathsome tasks such as laundry and cleaning house. Jo Carlisle lives in Texas with her own dashing hero and two children.
Excess has long been the name of the game for vampire brothers Aldric, Soren, and Luc Fontaine. Now, one of them will leave behind La Petite Mort—New Orleans’ hottest fantasy resort for uninhibited adults—and discover an undeniable desire of his own… With his brothers Aldric and Soren under fire from all sides, Luc Fontaine should have stayed at La Petite Mort to take care of business. But the chance to get away was just too tempting—and what begins as a pleasant afternoon ride becomes a life-and-death battle with a savage werewolf. The last thing Luc sees is a beautiful woman with honey-colored hair—and a razor-sharp sword… As a powerful immortal, Kassandra has been tasked with guiding Luc into the afterlife. Instead, as she gazes into his clear blue eyes, she knows that the man she is supposed to deliver to the gods upon his death is her longed-for mate. After centuries of loneliness, Kassandra is faced with the most terrible of choices—perform her sworn duty or lose the one destined to break down her walls and love her as no male ever has. She’ll be damned if she’ll let him go. But to save Luc, she’ll have to risk the wrath of the gods…
A fantasy resort that offers all the pleasures of life-and death...
Vampire brothers Aldric, Soren, and Luc Fontaine own and run La Petite Mort, an adult fantasy resort for the adventurous of heart-and body. Humans, shifters, Fae, and other beings gather to enjoy two weeks of fantasies-come-true at the New Orleans estate. The brothers themselves have experienced everything life, and death, have to offer...except finding their true mates.
Soren makes a bargain with a Voodoo Priestess, binding him to her forever in exchange for the return of the wife he lost a hundred years ago. He is soon convinced that one of the new guests is his wife reincarnated, and an intense sexual attraction turns to a true emotional bond...but all could be lost when the Priestess comes to collect.
On her Millenium birthday, Vampire Queen Raina Zharov combats her aching loneliness by purchasing two fallen modern-day warriors from the auction block. Irresistible charmer Zane Ramsey embraces his role as the Queen's thrall, eager to fulfill her every desire. But the dark warrior…
Johan Stone was forced to sell his body in order to save his best friend's life, but no one will ever own his soul. In spite of his resistance, he is seduced into surrendering both to Raina, and the explosive sexual heat the trio experiences together rocks his world. Johan is soon falling in love with his mistress, conflicted between duty and awakened dark desires.
When Johan and Zane battle the deadly demon enemy responsible for their fall from grace, Raina must make the most heartbreaking decision of her existence — whether to betray a promise to Johan or prove her love by allowing him to die with honor.
Reader Advisory: This story contains scenes of male/male sex, multiple sexual partners, bondage, and violence.