Femme Tales

By Anne Shade

Beast: Former hip-hop artist Ebony “The Beast” Trent has wrapped her persona around herself like a protective wall of bitterness. Belinda Jansen is confident, intelligent, sexy, and—to Ebony's fascination—not the least bit intimidated by Ebony’s beastly demeanor. Can Beauty truly tame The Beast?

Awaken: Local celebrity chef Chayse Carmichael has achieved a level of success she’d only imagined while learning to cook. But when free-spirited Georgia peach Serena Frasier walks into her restaurant, Chayse realizes that success doesn’t always bring happiness if you don’t have someone special to share it with. Does love at first sight truly exist?

Stiletto: Music mogul Cass Phillips barely has a moment to sleep, let alone build a relationship. But an unexpected encounter with shoe designer Faith Shaw leads her to believe that maybe fairy tales do come true. Can true love really conquer all?

Six women find themselves in their own real-life fairy tales when true love finds them in the most unexpected ways.

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In Helen's Hands

By Nanisi Barrett D'Arnuk

Mickey dreams of becoming a jazz pianist but instead spends her days arranging and transcribing other people’s music. When her idol, world-renowned jazz great Helen Robins, offers her a job, Mickey goes out of her way to prove she’s capable. But there’s more to Helen than meets the eye, and Mickey soon discovers a whole new world of erotic submission. 

The agreement: As her mistress, Helen pushes Mickey to her sensual limits, delivering the pleasure only a BDSM lifestyle can provide her. As Helen's submissive, Mickey serves her in any way she requires. Drawn into a seduction she never knew she needed, Mickey discovers her true identity in the thrill of passion and the test of pain. For Mickey, being in Helen’s hands is everything, but when desire gives way to something deeper, their bond is tested to the breaking point.

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Thief of the Heart

By MJ Williamz

Hanson loves three things in life: roulette, priceless gems, and her globetrotting lifestyle. She makes a living seducing rich woman in casinos and relieving them of the expensive jewelry most won’t even miss. But her streak ends when she meets beautiful FBI agent Savannah Brown.

Savannah is determined to catch the infamous international jewel thief and suspects Kit after observing her in the vicinity of multiple thefts. She has to get close enough to catch her, and that means posing as her mark. She’ll let Kit seduce her and make the arrest when Kit steals the diamonds in the FBI sting. Savannah just has to stay focused on her assignment and not let sexy, charming Kit become a distraction.

Kit expects the plan to unfold like any other. A little sex. A little theft. No big deal. She doesn’t expect Savannah to steal her heart.

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Date Night

By Raven Sky

International Setting
Actors/Artists

Quinn, a stylish artsy photographer, and Riley, a passionate redheaded veterinarian, are celebrating their one-year anniversary. Such an important milestone is bound to result in some extraordinary sexual adventures, but precisely how extraordinary is up to you.

Quinn and Riley start off their date night in a sensually stimulating dine-in-the-dark restaurant. One of the women will make a bold suggestion. Will Quinn suggest that Riley wear a remote-controlled vibrator while they sing karaoke at a piano bar? Or will Riley suggest that they check out the women-only night at a local sex club? 

From there, the intimate escapades just get more intriguing, as you, the reader, get to choose how these two show their desire for each other on their special night. Whether you prefer your sex scenes to be sweet, steamy, or intense, you can try it all, knowing that whichever path you choose, the erotic adventure is certain to be hot, loving, upbeat, and sometimes even humorous.

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All She Wants

By Larkin Rose

Tessa Dalton’s mission: be crowned the new wedding planner for one of the most prestigious resorts in Colorado by winning an event contest. All she has to do is get seven events safely under wraps in eight weeks and the crown is hers. She’ll stop at nothing to win, even if planning weddings for frequent flyer bridezillas has put a bitter taste in her mouth where love and commitment are concerned.

Marci Jones is not a people person. The last thing she wants is to be the liaison for the contest crew leaders, but when her best friend needs a favor, she can’t say no. If not for Wendy, she’d be in jail…or worse. Maybe the disruption will help her get over her cheating ex and she’ll be able to put her life back together.

Marci can’t believe her luck at a one-night-stand with a beautiful woman who refuses to give her name. That is until the mystery goddess shows up as one of the contestants…

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Party of Three

By Sandy Lowe

Three friends are in for a wild night at billionaire heiress Eleanor McGregor’s twenty-fifth birthday party. Love, lust, and doing the right thing, even when it hurts, turn the evening into one that will change their lives forever. 

Sarah Donovan just wants to have fun. After a failed relationship and a string of bad first dates leave her moping into her cosmo, a hot and steamy one-night stand with a perfect stranger is just what she needs to feel desirable again. 

Avery Anders can’t seem to forget the long-ago accidental kiss with the one woman she couldn’t have, her friend’s little sister. When they meet again, the flame is hotter than ever, and temptation may be too much to resist. 

Kaitlyn Forrester was a hopeless romantic until the love of her life walked out on her. Can she learn to forgive when her high school sweetheart returns to town looking to mend her broken heart?

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Hard Body

By Renee Roman

A Bold Strokes Books Short Story

Sharon Lane’s vivid fantasy life satisfies her raging libido. But when her sexy firefighter housemate Case Austin walks in on her in a compromising position and offers to make all her fantasies come true, Sharon has a chance to turn the imaginary into smokin’ hot reality.

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Top of the Class & Bonus Night

By Radclyffe

A Radclyffe Short Story

Allie receives a surprise from friends and discovers her fantasy is nowhere close to the real thing. Ryan turns out to be the key that unlocks Allie's true power to please.

Previously published in Erotic Interludes 3: Lessons in Love, edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman (Bold Strokes Books, 2006); republished in Radical Encounters (Bold Strokes Books, 2009).

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Eris

By Winter Pennington

A Bold Strokes Books Short Story

“Consider me a therapist of sorts...one that wields a different set of tools.”

Vampire and dominatrix at Oklahoma City’s local vamp club, The Two Points, Eris offers a glimpse into her life and her hidden motivations for her chosen career.

 

Previously published in Women of the Dark Streets, edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman (Bold Strokes Books, 2012).

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The French Lesson

By Kim Baldwin

A Bold Strokes Books Short Story

An American tourist gets an unexpectedly erotic French lesson on the Eurostar train to Paris. Who knew learning a new language could be so much fun?

 

Previously published in Erotic Interludes 3: Lessons in Love, edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman (Bold Strokes Books, 2006).

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Word Play

By Radclyffe

A Radclyffe Short Story

In the still dark of the night, a woman writes her desire and dares, at last, to send her words to the woman who inspired them.

 

Previously published in Erotic Interludes 3: Lessons in Love, edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman (Bold Strokes Books, 2006).

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Dangerous Curves

By Larkin Rose

Enemies to Lovers Romance
Celebrity

NASCAR photographer Lacy McGowen never thought she’d capture the moment of death. Unable to watch another race after a fatal crash, she flees Pittsburgh to shoot weddings and capture the images of LA’s young, fashionable, and oh-so-spoiled. She’s desperate to get back to the racetrack but has no idea how to overcome the images that haunt her.

Up-and-coming NASCAR driver Kip Sellars has a death wish. At least that’s what Lacy thinks when her best friend convinces her that cleaning up the young rookie’s image will be a breeze. Kip’s rude, arrogant, and unprofessional, not to mention scruffy, which shouldn’t be nearly as sexy as it is.

What Lacey doesn’t know is that Kip’s penchant for trouble masks a secret she can never tell and a deal with the devil she never should have made. When love waits at the finish line, dangerous curves are a risk worth taking.

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Model Behavior

By MJ Williamz

Fashion photographer Ronnie Mannis loves women. She loves to photograph them, and she especially loves to sleep with them. But when she meets model Lana Ferguson, she knows she’s found the one for her. Lana has never been happier, and this time it could even be love.

Ronnie is finally ready to settle down, but her ex, Whitney LaRoche, isn’t going to accept that she’s moved on. When Whitney’s jealousy ends in an attack that leaves Lana disfigured, Lana's world comes crashing down. Her career is over, and life as she knows it changes forever. Certain that Ronnie, surrounded by the world’s most desirable women, couldn't possibly want her now, Lana pushes her away. 

Despite her guilt over the price Lana has paid for her past mistakes, Ronnie vows to convince Lana she’s just as beautiful as ever in all the ways that matter most.

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Happy, Happy Birthday, Baby

By Radclyffe

A Radclyffe Short Story

When one woman sets out to make her lover's dream come true with a sexy, secret present, she ends up on the receiving end of a hot fantasy.

 

Previously published in Change of Pace: Erotic Interludes (Bold Strokes Books, 2004).

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Blessed Benediction

By Radclyffe

A Radclyffe Short Story

A daring femme proves to her friends that getting down on her knees doesn't mean she isn't in control. And her horny lover couldn't be more happy about the demonstration. An erotic exhibition of just how to do it.

 

Previously published in Tasting Him, ed. Rachel Kramer Bussel (Cleis Press, 2008); republished in Radical Encounters (Bold Strokes Books, 2009).

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Escape to Pleasure: Lesbian Travel Erotica

By Sandy Lowe and Others

Vacation

Have you ever fantasized about dipping into sensual waters? Tasting exotic fruit? Watching forbidden pleasures? Ever dreamed about the erotic games lesbians  play when they’re far away from home?

When life becomes mundane, the best way to shake things up is by getting away from it all. On vacation, anything is possible and fantasies really can come true. Edgy, wild, and wanton encounters promise satisfaction for those ready to play while away.  Join these award-winning authors as they explore the sensual side of erotic lesbian travel.

 

CONTENTS

  • The Lodge by Aurora Rey
  • Let Go by Rion Woolf
  • The Night Orchestra by Sam Ledel
  • Remain Overnight by Kara A. McLeod
  • XO, Beatrix by Jane C. Esther
  • Green Gables and Golden Opportunities by Allison Wonderland
  • Galapagos Dreams by NR Dunham
  • Happy Anniversary by T.L. Hayes
  • A Fantasy Getaway by Jeannie Levig
  • Battle of the Bands Over Desperation Pie by Ina Brix
  • Mistakes Happen by Brit Ryder
  • Like a Flash Flood by T.C. Mill
  • The Lay of the Land by Raven Sky
  • On Her Trail by Renee Roman
  • The Girl in the Taxicab by Angora Shade
  • Clueless and the Tormentor do Thailand by Ali Vali
  • Where It Began by Nanisi Barrett D’Arnuk
  • The Piña Colada Effect by Amelia Thorpe
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Clinical Trials

By Radclyffe

A Radclyffe Short Story

When a graduate student volunteers for a clinical trial, she soon discovers the study is all about arousal—hers, to be exact, in the most intimate of settings. When she can't help but fantasize about the gorgeous female scientist, every lustful twinge shows up on the record. Three stories in one—from the first encounter to the explosive final experiment.

 

Previously published in Change of Pace: Erotic Interludes (Bold Strokes Books, 2004); republished in Radical Encounters (Bold Strokes Books, 2009).

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Tapped Out

By Radclyffe

A Radclyffe Short Story

A chance meeting and instant attraction between two women at an airport leads to an all-out seduction on the mat at a martial arts competition. When the winner calls the game, sex turns out to be the no-holds-barred variety.

 

Previously published in Erotic Interludes 5: Road Games, edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman (Bold Strokes Books, 2007).

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