Nadia Aidan, lives, works and writes on the West Coast in the United States. In her other life she holds a PhD in political science and works as a university professor.
She is the bestselling and award winning author of over thirty multicultural erotic romances, written across a number of genres--but her favorites are historical and contemporary.
In addition to writing erotic romances, Nadia enjoys reading other authors, doing Crossfit, training for figure competitions, listening to music, scuba diving, and traveling.
Nadia is a big fan of strong, assertive women, so many of her heroines are modeled after the heroines of her favorite shows--Xena, Buffy, and La Femme Nikita!
When a spirited, Carthaginian slave and a noble Spartan general are thrust together, passion flourishes between the unlikely pair. But is passion enough to weather the turmoil of treachery, war and murder brewing in Ancient Sparta?
Ripped from her home and forced into slavery, Lamia escapes from one master only to find herself the prisoner of another—handsome Spartan general, Thanos Aristaeus. Lamia vows never to surrender to Thanos, who openly desires her body. Yet, she never imagines he will also threaten to steal her heart.
General Thanos Aristaeus couldn’t have anticipated that his brief trip to Athens would yield him a spirited Carthaginian beauty...who despises his very existence. Lamia defies him at every turn, but Thanos soon learns that lurking beneath the surface of her vehement denials of him is desire—a desire which she fails to disguise and is equally matched by his own passion for her.
Unable to deny the scorching attraction between them, the pair find themselves embroiled in a heated affair, one that is doomed to meet a bitter end when faced with the political turmoil brewing in Ancient Greece.
Torn between their two worlds, Thanos and Lamia must ultimately decide if they are willing to sacrifice everything for a love they never imagined they would find.
Treachery, war and murder—can an unexpected and unlikely love flourish when faced with such obstacles? Lamia and Thanos are about to find out.
Aurora rose to fame and gained her freedom as a gladiatrix in the arena and is now a prominent member of The Order of Hesperia—a secret alliance of female spies and assassins. When she is given a very dangerous mission she believes it will be as easy as all her other assignments, but she is wrong.
Cyrus is one of the most legendary gladiators within The Empire, yet he remains a slave. When rumors spread of a plot to assassinate his master, Claudius Norbanus, Cyrus is enlisted by him as both his master’s spy and personal guard. If he succeeds in catching the assassin, Cyrus will gain his freedom.
When Aurora joins Claudius’ household as a gladiatorial slave, Cyrus is less than thrilled. The last thing he needs is a woman who matches his skills and stirs his passions. When Aurora enters Claudius’ household, the last thing she expects is to be drawn to Cyrus, a man who barely treats her with polite disdain. With every measure of her will, she denies the passion growing between them, masking it with animosity; because the last thing she needs is to desire a man such as Cyrus, who is honorable and loyal to his master.
Long days and nights spent in a ludus battling their attraction come to wear upon them until their resentment gives way to something more. Yet their affair is destined to meet a bitter end, for unbeknownst to them they are also enemies with cross purposes...
Stuck in close quarters with the two wickedest, wildest Downing brothers of them all, Teresa West had better prepare herself for the most sensually erotic experience of her life...
Ever since her best friend married one of the infamous Downing brothers, Teresa West cannot seem to shake aggravating playboy, Jeff Downing - the third eldest and undoubtedly the wickedest and wildest of all the brothers. Just because his brother now lives on the neighbouring ranch with her best friend, doesn’t mean Jeff Downing has any business being in Hockley, Texas so often. He’s been in hot pursuit for a year now, and Teresa is starting to think Jeff either doesn’t have a job, or he really needs a hobby—one that doesn’t include her.
Jeff Downing would argue that no matter his job or hobby, his only purpose right now is to convince the fiery, stubborn redhead to let loose and live a little. His first order of business? To get Teresa West into his bed and keep her there, but she’s not being as cooperative as he’d hoped. Actually, she’s not being cooperative at all. She’s spent a year ducking and dodging his advances. It’s time for some drastic measures...which is why he’s decided to enlist some help.
When a hurricane rips through the small town, Teresa has no choice but to seek shelter at Cottonmouth Ranch with the two youngest Downing brothers. She knows she will have to fend off Jeff’s advances...but she never expected to have to battle her attraction to his brother, Jason, as well. Stuck in close quarters with the two Downing brothers, Teresa had better prepare herself for the most sensually erotic experience of her life.
Jeff Downing has pulled out all the stops and he won’t be satisfied until he has Teresa West in his bed...where he plans to ride the red-haired vixen all night long. And once Jeff finally claims Teresa, he has no intention of letting her go...if he can convince her that she can trust him with her heart. 97 Pages
Ancient runes and modern enemies mark a thief for death...
Nikita Kane's got it made: She's a glamorous, international thief. What she wants, she takes. Nothing is too extravagant, too dangerous or too obscure.
She's about to make the score of a lifetime...until the heist goes wrong and Logan Richards, her sexy, adventurous lover, turns out to be her arresting officer.
Nicknamed the Ice Bitch, corporate exec Lana Holt is a notorious ball buster known for getting the job done and getting it done right. With her reputation and track record, she is perfectly positioned to become the next CEO of Renault Corporation, until the grandson of the owner, Harvard grad, boy genius, Matthew Renault snatches it right out from under her.
Matthew Renault has no designs on the CEO job, and knows that Lana deserves it, but there is little either of them can do when faced with politics on the board. In truth, the only thing he does have designs on, is her. But when she abruptly quits, he is forced to make a risky and desperate move to win her heart. Hopefully he can convince her that despite their differences they are perfect for each other, before she discovers his deception and he winds up losing her for good.
The Reunion tells the story of Natalia Cruz, a talented opera singer who returns to her fifteen year high school reunion to face her past, her tarnished reputation and the man she left behind, Brad Wellington.
Brad never forgot Natalia, but he questions whether love can survive fifteen years of separation until he comes face to face with her again. He knows what he wants, and that is her. Now he must convince Natalia to finally let go of her past in order to embrace the love that awaits them just on the horizon of the future.
What Happens in Vegas
The Creative Director of a high end fashion label, Yolanda Hamilton is a combination of brains and brass, who is an expert at spotting the latest trends, despite her own lack of style.
But another good thing she’s good at spotting is players, so when her boss hires Lucas Gordon as the VP of Acquisitions she is less than thrilled. Although she begrudgingly accepts that he knows his stuff and is good at his job, he is nothing but a cavalier playboy who wields his good looks and charm like a weapon. But on a short business trip to Vegas, Yolanda comes to realize that maybe she was wrong about Lucas when he shows her that sometimes what happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay there.
What would you do for revenge? To what lengths would you go? Would you destroy the man you loved or would you let him destroy you?
La Ville des Dieux-the city of the gods. It isn’t. It is a city full of evil, demons and devils that prey upon the weak, the vulnerable, the pitiless and the poor. Mortal men who call themselves gods own the city, control the lives of all who live within its vast borders. Yet they aren’t gods-just men with the faces of angels and godlike bearings. And they share the weaknesses of all men-their sins, their lusts, their desires...and Selena knows this with a certainty.
Sixteen years ago, the most beautiful of all the gods took her innocence and in doing so, he destroyed her soul. She has never forgiven him, and on the anniversary of that night, she sets out to remind him that some sins can never be forgiven, that some sins can only be atoned for with the sacrifice of blood.
Adonis-The most beautiful of all the gods. He bears the face of an angel, and with a simple touch, a single look, he can inflame the passions of both women and men. Some say his beauty and the desire he ignites with his touch is a gift-others say it is his curse. When he stares into the ravished eyes of his past, he knows this woman who once found pleasure beneath his touch has been equally cursed by it.
Sixteen years ago he destroyed the only woman to love him and ripped apart her soul...in order to save her life.
No matter the sacrifice or the intent, there are some sins that can never be forgiven.
But on the anniversary of that night, both Adonis and Selena will discover that while some sins require payment in blood, sins of the flesh can only be atoned for with the surrender of the body.
One night forever changed their lives, and this one promises to do the same... 227 pages
From the time she knew desire, Olivia has wanted Claudius Ovidius, but the retired centurion has long vowed he would never have her—because she is too young and innocent to the ways of lovemaking. But Olivia is not a girl anymore, and while she may not be skilled in the ways of pleasing men, she knows of Claudius’ dark desires, and is certain she is up to the task of pleasing him.
Claudius vowed he would never touch Olivia, but the girl is making it damn hard. When he visits the decadent club known only as The Cave and spots Olivia there, he demands she leave, but she’s defiant, testing the last vestiges of his self-restraint.
On that night, there are no more excuses or denials standing between them. And soon Claudius and Olivia find themselves playing a dangerous game of seduction, one that spirals into a passionate affair, igniting desperate longings and dredging up a dark secret Claudius thought forever buried.
Nivea has suffered once through a loveless, passionless marriage and refuses to do so again. Set to wed in two months time, she overhears Gaius Ovidius joking with his comrades how she shall never please her intended, who is well known for possessing unique desires. Nivea forms an idea… If Gaius knows so much about the pleasures to be had in her marriage bed, then she shall have the handsome centurion instruct her accordingly.
Initially set against her plan, Gaius eventually agrees. After all, how difficult could this be? Nivea has offered him a substantial sum in exchange for his lessons, and she is quite comely. Not an arduous task to bed a beautiful, lonely widow. It should have been a simple business transaction, a mutually pleasing but brief affair. Yet Gaius never wagered Nivea would steal his heart.
Now just days before her wedding, Nivea will be forced to choose—abandon a life of security with her intended for a lifetime of happiness with Gaius…a man who can offer her nothing except his love.
Reader Advisory: This book contains a hot m/m love scene prior to the hero finding the woman he yearns for.
When Reyna is selected as one of several honored women to be presented before Sheikh Asad in the annual offering to his harem, the spirited beauty flees.
The Sheikh sends Salim, his oldest son and the commander of his army to bring Reyna back. But when Salim lays eyes on Reyna he knows he cannot obey his father’s orders because he knows her spirit would be crushed if he took her back to his father.
Reyna finds herself captured by Salim as his prisoner, his concubine. She fights him at every turn, battling the simmering passion between them and the heat he ignites within her body with just one look, a single caress.
Seasonal/ Vampire/ Paranormal
When two detectives go undercover to bust up a prostitution ring, passion and love ignites, leaving them both stripped bare.
Sexy, playboy detective Roarke Dimitru has always enjoyed his carefree lifestyle and the lovely ladies that come with it. He isn't cut out for a heart mate and is convinced one woman will never be enough for him, until he meets Jasmeene LeCourt.
Despite her attraction to the older vampire, Jasmeene LeCourt has no time for ladies man Roarke Dimitru, and makes her dislike for him well known. Jasmeene is determined to keep Roarke at arms length, but they wind up getting a lot closer, and things become a lot hotter when they go under cover to bust up an illegal prostitution ring. Posing as one of her clients, Roarke will seduce Jasmeene until he has torn down every wall erected between them, leaving her stripped bare.
Reader Advisory: This book is best read in sequence. It picks up where Mating Season from the Caught in the Middle Anthology leaves off.
Daughter of the conquered ruler of Siga, forced to submit to Roman rule over her homeland, Anan Septinius has nothing but contempt for the Romans who now occupy her land and her home. Until she comes face-to-face with two centurions who stir her like no other.
After surviving a nearly career-ending scandal, centurions Cassius and Titus are relegated to a remote post in the barbaric land of Siga to serve as personal guard to Anan Septinius. Dreading the menial task of guarding some foreign queen, they arrive anticipating a bitter, old widow but Anan is not at all what they’d expected. They’re greeted by a woman who is as beautiful as she is intelligent, whose loathing for them is only rivaled by the long-denied desires burning in her gaze whenever she looks their way.
They are bitter enemies, but in a harsh land a forbidden passion flares between the trio, one that has the power to heal their ravaged souls if it doesn’t destroy them first.
Katherine Higgins is the no-nonsense owner of trendy Las Vegas casino Taboo, and she has a secret. Every night her fantasies are filled with visions of her bodyguard dominating her. Seth Kyoto is Katherine’s no-nonsense bodyguard, and he too has a secret—every night his fantasies are filled with visions of his boss submitting to him.
From the moment Katherine hired Seth, their strong personalities clashed. Underneath their mutual animosity is a simmering attraction neither wants to acknowledge, but they can no longer ignore. And when someone threatens Katherine’s life, Seth is forced to stay close to her, closer than either is comfortable with. While they’re stuck together, two secrets will be revealed and every one of their fantasies fulfilled.
But they each hold one last secret that, if it comes to light, could ultimately tear them apart.
Contemporary /BDSM/ Multiple Partners/ Interracial
The good doctor may be the expert, but he proves himself the master, as he takes her on a sensual journey, filled with steamy, hot nights and plenty of sex therapy.
Dr. Elena Bouchere, an expert in women's sexuality, has just one tiny little secret, she's no expert! It's been two years since she's last had sex, which means most of her advice has nothing to do with personal experience, as she claims, and more to do with her own wild imagination.
And no one knows more about Elena's wild imagination than reporter Julien Bond, who just happens to be in possession of her very naughty, very explicit diary, which reveals all the sordid details of her fantasies, none of which she's ever brought to life. But Julien wants to rectify that, so he's made a list, and over the course of a weekend vacation at an exclusive fantasy resort, he begins each day with the promise of pleasure, and ends it with the fulfilment of one fantasy from Elena's diary, leaving her in anticipation of what he will do next.
The good doctor may be the expert, but Julien proves himself the master, as he takes Elena on a sensual journey, filled with steamy, hot nights and plenty of sex therapy.
He'll show her just how bad he really is.
Successful businesswoman, Nikki Latimore, is a long way from the tough talking, angry girl who grew up on the streets of DC. Except when it comes to her love life. Unable to accept the woman she has become, she clings to her image of a street smart bad boy as the perfect example of a real man.
Ashton Wentworth Allen III is the legal advisor to the mayor of Washington DC. And even after ten years of knowing him, Nikki can still barely tolerate him. Wealthy, preppy, straight laced. Ashton is the perfect example of the wrong man for her. Or so she thinks….
After an explosive encounter, Ashton leaves Nikki wondering if bad boys do wear Brooks Brothers.
A sexy new voice in erotica delivers a hot twist on the holidays.
This season, the only gift attorney Isabella Andreu wants to unwrap is Navy SEAL Justin Rourke. She never set out to bed her sexy childhood rival over the holidays, but when a blizzard hits their sleepy hometown, she weathers the storm with Justin, and gives in to long- suppressed desires. Then Justin learns that he has only twelve nights before he's deployed on another high-risk mission. Now, only one thing is certain-Isabella and Justin are in for twelve steamy, sexy, unforgettably wicked nights.
A deputy bent on revenge will have the pleasure of turning a haughty madam into his mistress where she is now his to use the way she used him.
Deputy Marshal Shane Duckett has come to the town of Redemption with only two things on his mind—revenge and Madam Cherie Launbauer. Eight years ago, Shane was naïve and in love, and because of this he was easily deceived.
Cherie used Shane’s innocence against him, and easily seduced him. She ended up escaping from jail on his watch, while he ended up spending two years in a federal prison for trusting and loving the wrong woman. But now he is older, wiser, and full of bitterness and has found his way to Redemption and on Cherie’s doorstep where he intends to drag her back to prison and make her serve out her sentence.
But Shane soon learns Cherie has made mighty powerful friends on the right side of the law, and they’re not too keen on seeing her locked up in prison. They offer Shane another alternative. For every day spent in prison because of her, Cherie will spend a night in Shane’s bed as his exclusive mistress. Not the revenge he’d envisioned, but certainly a just sentence.
Cherie will be his mistress, there to serve his needs, to see to his pleasure, and only his pleasure. Shane will have the pleasure of turning this haughty madam into his mistress where she is now his to use the way she once used him.
As an act of revenge against her father, Camille is forced to enter into an agreement with her most hated enemies - spend six months serving the sexual needs of four handsome brothers as their exclusive mistress...Revenge has never been so sweet.
When Camille's stepmother loses her family ranch, she is forced to enter into an agreement with her most hated enemies, the Downing brothers, in order to get it back. She must spend six months serving all of the sexual needs of the four handsome brothers as their exclusive mistress. If she can do this then the ranch is hers once again. With no other options left, Camille reluctantly agrees to the arrangement.
Yet when the end of the six months draws near, Camille comes to realize that she may walk away with something far more important than her family ranch when one Downing brother steals her heart.
Reader Advisory:This book contains dangerously hot ménage scenes and multiple partner sex.
The passion they once shared has never died, and neither has their hate. Lies and mistrust still linger between these two when actress, Teresa Montague, is offered the leading role in Ryan Dumont's directorial debut film. But there's just one catch. The role is hers, but it is going to cost her. Bent on revenge, Ryan makes it clear that he plans to use her body to make her pay for betraying him years ago. Teresa desperately needs this role if she doesn't want to pack her things and head back home. This is her last chance, Ryan knows it, and he is going to use it to his every advantage to get the one thing that he wants the most-her.
Strong willed and beautiful, Candace, Queen of the Amazonian planet Kush is used to fighting battles, giving orders and subservient men. From birth she is taught the art of war and that men are the enemy. What she hates more than a man is a domineering man!
With a body as powerful as a god's, the heir to the Akkadian throne is far from subservient. A man of honor, Ares is all masculine dominance!
When war tears their planets apart the two are faced with entering into a marriage contract in order to save their kingdoms and their people. Forced into a marriage neither wants, at every turn the two warriors clash as they battle for dominance. But what begins as a marriage of convenience quickly turns into something more as they fight their growing passion and hunger for each other. The ultimate challenge comes when they are forced to forsake their old beliefs for a chance at a future together. Can two fighting spirits learn the ultimate lesson of surrendering to their hearts?