Erotic Romance

Erotic Romance

The steam in the shower.  The chocolate melted and a fresh strawberry dragged through it.  Rose petals splashed across a cold, granite floor.  Are those the things you need to up the ante in your romance?  That's what our excellent authors in the Erotic Romance category do in their ebooks. Consider it romance with a dash of spice and sexiness.  And, no, you'll never have to pay more than free or discounted to get access to the wild imaginations of these authors.

 

Definition of the "Erotic Romance Genre": Where ebooks in the Contemporary Romance genre generally "cut scene" when things start getting hot and heavy, ebooks in the Erotic Romance genre take you into those places.  You get all the way into the bedroom, so to speak, not left standing out in the hallway.  A key differentiator for ebooks in the Erotic Romance genre is sex, and how sex is used to drive the story and the growth of characters within the story.  It is an essential part of an Erotic Romance ebook, but should not be confused with pornography.  While the sex can get steamy, there is still a plot that gets driven fowward by that sex.

 

Some examples of bestselling ebooks in the Erotic Romance genre are EL James (Fifty Shades of Grey), Sylvia Day (Captivated by You), and R.L. Mathewson (Playing for Keeps).

Evers & Afters (Dare With Me Series Book 2)

by J.H. Croix


A swoon-worthy romance from USA Today Bestselling Author J.H. Croix!

A broody ex-military pilot and a sunshiney barista take opposites attract to the next level.

Elias is not the kind of guy who’d fall for me. He’s grumpy, and he’s need-a-fan hot. I totally have a thing for him.

My romance radar is broken, and I’m still smarting from my last epic disaster in dating. I’m better off giving up any hope of romance.

Except I want it all: happily-ever-after and a family to boot. My stupid biological clock is ticking. Loudly.

In a turn of events I did not expect, Elias saves me from a porcupine burglar and kisses me. No one is this small town is as surprised as me. Even more shocking, he wants more. And more.

Elias & Cammi’s story is perfect for readers who love small town romance and opposites attract stories with grumpy/broody heroes who fall for smart, sassy heroines.


*A full-length, standalone romance.

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Wynter: A Fun, Quirky, Silver Springs Romance (Silver Skates Book 1)

by Silver Springs Library


When a pair of magical skates helps me find my fated mates, the last thing I expect is to get rejected, betrayed, and framed for a crime I didn't commit.

I moved to Silver Springs to escape my past. Fell in love with the small supernatural town. Made friends with its quirky residents. Even got my dream job.

But just when life's finally looking up, disaster strikes. The cleaning company I work for falls under threat, and I'm framed for a crime I didn't commit.

Then, I find my fated mates:

  • A shifter hockey player who knows how to handle his stick.
  • A sweet journalist who shifts into a block of ice but is oh so hot.
  • And a mage detective who already broke my heart once.

 

This should be the happiest time in my life, but my mates reject me, one by one.

As the new life I built starts to crumble around me, can I work things out with my mates and catch whoever framed me? Or will I end up broken-hearted, alone, and behind bars? Because I may be the best magical maid in town, but my life is one mess no spells in the world can fix.

If you like sassy witches, wonky magic, panty-melting fated mates, and intriguing mysteries, you'll love this steamy, laugh-out-loud paranormal romantic comedy with all the feels!

Wynter is a standalone in the Silver Springs shared universe and comes complete with a happily-ever-after. Scroll up to read this fun, quirky romance today.

 

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Donati Bloodlines: Part One

by Bethany-Kris


They’re not star-crossed—they’re impossible.


Bought and soon-to-be delivered, Emma Sorrento will be the next wife of a New York Don decades her senior. Not by choice, but as a mafia princess—was there ever one?

But the soul-black eyes of the man tasked with ensuring her safe arrival to the wedding of her nightmares tempts her like no other. In the worst possible way.

Calisto Donati. He’s entirely forbidden. The nephew of the man she’s supposed to marry. And just a touch from him could get her killed.

Is it worth it?

Now Emma has two problems. Saving herself from a marriage to a man she doesn’t want, and not falling in love with the one she does.

NOTE: The Donati Bloodlines trilogy includes THREE parts that should be read in order—part one and two end on a cliffhanger, and part three is a HEA.

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The Price We Pay (The Path of Temptation Book 1)

by Auryn Hadley


Everyone wants to give in to temptation, but no one wants to pay the price.

I was a child when my father surrendered me to the Temple of All Gods. No one gave me a choice. No one even bothered to explain. I was simply tossed aside, unwanted.

That was the day the God of Temptation claimed me as his.

Now, I'm studying how to become the perfect priestess. Life in the temple means embracing my emotions and learning to harness each type of desire. Power, fear, lust, and rage are the most common, but not the only ones. Each has a power. Each has its place. I just have to figure out which kind of priestess I'll become.

Before I decide, I have questions - yet no one seems willing to give me answers. My only option is to leave it in my god's hands. This won't be easy, and my instructors think I'm a fool, but Temptation has been listening. Asking. Offering it all.

In exchange, he intends to use me.

I have demands. The priest and priestess who took me in have become my family. The guys? They taught me to love. How am I supposed to give this up? Why should I? Not even a god can make me walk away from them! All I have to do is stand my ground.

In this temple, there's always a temptation.
The question is if I'm stubborn enough to resist...
Or brave enough to pay a god's price.


Possible Triggers: Minor bullying, some sexual harassment, consensual pain and battery. Minor violence.


Book 1 of 5 - Release scheduled - Feb 19, 2021

 
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Push the Envelope (Blythe College Book 1)

by Rochelle Paige


Looking for an alpha male in your new adult romance read?

 You just found one.

 
"I love alpha males.... Yes I know Alpha males are the in thing but they need to be done right and in this book Drake is perfect." -Aurora Rose Reynolds, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author of the Until Series

Alexa is just your average college junior, attending classes and piloting Mile High Club charter flights. Boys haven't been on her radar for a couple years after a disastrous breakup with her high school sweetheart. Her plans to focus on school hit a bit of a snag when she meets bad-boy Drake Bennett and he sets his sights on making her his own.    

Drake transferred to Blythe College for the rugby team, not for a new assortment of college girls. He's sexy and cocky, and he attracts women like moths to a flame. When he meets Alexa, Drake knows he's met his match. She tries to resist him, but Drake isn't used to taking no for an answer. 

This is the first book in the Blythe College series. Push the Envelope does not have a cliffhanger.

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Edge of Eighteen: A Slow Burn Summer Camp Love Story

by Melinda Hazen


At first, Devin was just an innocent summer crush. But then my feelings for him began to deepen. And I realized he was showing interest in me, too. Except Devin isn’t allowed to like me.

My best friend Lauren and I were away at Camp Pines by the Lake before starting college in the fall.

It was exciting when I met Luke on day one, and he was definitely into me. Camp last year wasn’t enjoyable. So, spending the summer with Luke seemed like it could be fun.

Then just like that, who I wanted changed.

You know that moment when you see a guy’s face for the first time and he’s just so beautiful that it takes your breath away? Or what about when your fingers brush against each other’s and you feel tingles? That was all happening to me every time I saw the guy with the longish surfer hair and crystal blue eyes. His name tag finally revealed his name: Devin.

I managed to get some intriguing information about Devin from my cabin counselor. After that, all I’d hoped for were some chances to be around him—so he might get to know me.

It was completely unexpected, yet thrilling, when we got to talk during a terrible rainstorm that’d left us completely alone together. I ended up sharing my feelings about being an adoptee and wanting to find my birth mom. And eventually, I learned of his own troubled past.

The problem is now I like Devin more than I should. And an even bigger issue is that my birthday isn’t until the end of July, which means I’m still seventeen.

*** Edge of Eighteen is a standalone New Adult/YA contemporary romance novel. It is recommended for ages 17+ ***

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Safe Haven: A Sweet Small Town Romance (The Protectors Book 1)

by Leeanna Morgan


Fans of Robyn Carr's Virgin River series will love this small-town, feel-good romance!

Hayley Elliott will do anything to keep her mom safe. Her sister has found a cure for Alzheimer’s and their mom is living proof that the supplement works. Hiding from the people looking for the supplement’s formula is impossible. When the threat to their lives becomes deadly, she has no option but to trust a man who’s living with a secret more dangerous than her own. 

Tank has spent his life protecting people. He works for one of the most successful security companies in the world, makes more money than most people see in a lifetime, and has a past that no one can ever know about. 

With more at stake than their own lives, Tank and Hayley have to decide what is more important—protecting the past or risking everything for love.

SAFE HAVEN is the first book in The Protectors series and can easily be read as a standalone. All of my series are linked so you can find out what happens to your favorite characters in other books. Happy reading!

Praise for Leeanna Morgan’s books: 

“I am addicted to Leeanna Morgan's books! The only problem with them is that I hate coming to the end of one, and can't wait for the next good read. I love how she weaves the characters together, and draws you right into their lives. If you haven't discovered her, please do give her books a try. You won't be disappointed, except for not having found her sooner!” 

“I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I couldn't put it down. I purchased it today and finished it just now. Captivating story from beginning to end. Definitely a five star book.” 

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Darcy Does Dallas (Poor Little Billionaires Book 3)

by Andrea Dalling


Does a spark still burn beneath the ashes?

CEO Will Darcy is in Dallas to close a merger, not to rekindle an old flame. Yet one glance at Geo, his childhood friend and ex-lover, turns Will's orderly world into chaos. The buried pain of regret rushes to the surface, and his whole body screams mine. Never mind that Geo broke his heart ten years ago. Looking into that Caribbean blue gaze, Will can't escape the old passion when they're together.

Corporate lawyer Geo has no idea of the secret merger planned between his company and Pemberley Industries. Not until a last-minute reassignment brings Geo onto the transition team. Without warning, he's in face-to-face negotiations with the only man he ever loved. Forgiveness is impossible after what he did a decade ago. But he still aches for the broad-shouldered CEO with the soulful dark eyes.

Desire in the boardroom soon leads to the bedroom. Is it just a fling? Or can Geo prove he's a better man, and gain Will's trust for good?

Will and Geo steam up the pages of this gay Pride and Prejudice variation. This story of forgiveness and redemption will warm your heart.

 
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Alien Dragon

by Sophie Stern


I'm on the last ship out.


I don't think I'm going to make it, but I do. Earth is dying and there's only one way I can possibly survive: fight for a spot on the dragon planet of Taneyemm.

They don't want humans there.

They don't like us.

They don't know us.

But when I step foot on the ship bound for Taneyemm, I know it's my last hope. I'll do anything I have to survive.

I'll do whatever it takes.

When I finally reach my destination and I see the alien dragons for the first time, I realize I'm in way over my head.

And I don't know if my heart is ready for this.

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Blind Date with a Wolf (Snowdonia Wolves Book 5)

by Sofia Grey


Mel's travelling the world, one blind date at a time. Getting stuck in a broken car in a blizzard isn't on her list of adventures, and nor is being rescued by Owen, running naked in the snow. Naked. Jogging. Is that even a thing?


It's Christmas Eve, and everywhere is shut for the holiday, so Owen suggests she go home with him. He might have a gorgeous body and a voice that makes her insides tingle, but can she trust him? Especially when she learns just how different he really is? Warning! Contains a gorgeous Welsh wolf who likes playing in the snow...    

(Previously published as part of the Romancing the Holidays boxed set)

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Daggers and Demons: A Contemporary Urban Fantasy Novel (Better Demons Series Book 2)

by R. E. Vance


When the gods left, they closed all their heavens and hells …

But they never took their dead.



Theo thought that saving Orion and ending Typhon would make her safer. Little did she know she was a pawn for something much bigger and someone far more sinister.

Humans have always been the pawns of gods …

In the Heart of Atlas, Theo fulfilled a destiny … just not her own. It turns out that even the gods have destinies. Nasty ones that don’t play well with human life.

A new kind of apocalypse has begun.

An apocalypse that’s not in any of the books. Theo, Simon and Garfunkel have one chance to stop this new kind of end … and almost no chance to survive it.


Over 120,000 words of octane-fueled magic and mayhem fill this tome.

BOOK 4: Axe Me No Questions

BOOK 5: No Better Demons

* We will release this as two mini-volumes sometime in the future.


From the twisted minds of Ramy Vance and Matthew Herrmann comes a new epic urban fantasy adventure unlike anything seen before.

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Home is Where the Heart Is: A Small Town Sweet Romance (Three Creeks, Montana Book 5)

by Merri Maywether


Liz remembers the day Dirk Mullins appeared on her doorstep. Her family’s life has never been the same. His congenial personality and tenacious temperament make it hard to resist doing whatever it is he suggests. Even if he is five years younger than her.


Now Dirk is a man and he has his eyes set on one thing. The muse to his shenanigans, Liz Harper. When he forms an alliance with Liz’s brother and ten-year-old son, getting her to buy into his greatest idea ever should be a piece of cake.

Then again, even the best-laid plans have their hidden pitfalls.


 
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Lady Balls (Detroit Sports Network Book 1)

by Liz Crowe


Thanks to a soccer-career-ending accident, Kayla Franklin has given up on everything she ever worked for or wanted from life. She’s been avoiding her family, living in a crappy apartment with her best friend, and slinging overpriced drinks ever since. When TV executive J.D. Baxter crashes into the bar, and her life, she’s already determined that rock bottom is her destiny.


Retired NFL quarterback and semi-pro bachelor J.D. Baxter used his millions to found a unique sports station—one run entirely by women. When he decides that retired player Makayla Franklin will make the perfect subject for a new documentary, he pays a visit to the dive bar where she works, only to have his world knocked way off its axis.

Kayla agrees to his documentary proposal, and attempts not to fall for the playboy athlete who’s populated his TV station with plenty of women from his past. When he asks her to pose as his fiancée, things get hilarious, then interesting … and then smoking hot.

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Bloody Union (Made Book 1)

by Brooke Summers


Marriages are meant to be sacred but when an arranged marriage turns bloody a war is started.


Makenna Gallagher's life is anything but ordinary. After experiencing something traumatic her life changes and not for the better. When she meets the man that she is expected to marry she knows that keeping her secrets is only going to get harder.

When Dante Bianchi sees his wife-to-be, he's surprised. She doesn't look anything like the sweet and innocent fourteen year old who he had agreed to marry five years ago. He looks forward to making her his.

When their wedding ends in a gunfight, he's surprised to see his wife handling a gun with ease and when he watches her kill a man he doesn't know whether to be angry or turned on.

Every family has secrets, but Makenna is drowning in hers. Will she sink or swim when hers turn deadly?

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Just a Heartbeat Away (Forever Yours Book 1)

by Cara Bastone


Some people change your life

Others change your heartNewly widowed dad Sebastian Dorner was unraveling at the edges—until his son’s teacher, Via DeRosa, threw him a lifeline. Now, two years later, they reconnect at Matty’s new school, and an inconvenient but unmistakable jolt of attraction crackles between them. But why does the first person to spark with Sebastian in years have to be a millennial? Is twentysomething Via really too young for him or does fortysomething Sebastian just feel too damn old?

A former foster kid, Via’s finally forged the stable life she’s always dreamed of—new job, steady income, no drama. The last thing she needs are rumors about her and a single dad at school. But why does she keep being drawn into his capable, worn-flannel orbit? And why does being around Sebastian, Matty and even their dog, Crabby, seem to spark so much want?

They’re trying to ignore the tension threatening their friendship. But sometimes what’ll heal you is just a touch—and a heartbeat—away…

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Daddy's Little Wild One (Lost Coast Daddies Romance Book 4)

by Olivia Fox


Amazon Best Seller Olivia Fox

With one look at those rose petal lips, luscious curves, and the gun she’s pointing at my forehead from the porch of her treehouse, I’m suddenly not only her captive but completely captivated by her.

I’ll keep her safe.

I’ll chase away the demons that left scars on her body and mind.

♥ I’ll teach her what it means to be mine, one lesson at a time. ♥

The first time she obeys my command, I let her know what a good girl she is. Only, this clever, wounded young woman doesn’t believe she deserves me as her protector and runs away to the very place I’ll never find.  I can’t save her from the monsters in her mind, or the very real ones trying to find my baby girl in her isolated hideaway in the woods, if she won’t accept me as her guardian.

What I do know is, once I find her again, I’m never going to stop feeding my addiction for her. She’s mine, my body burns for her, and I’m not giving up until she understands she’s bound to me forever.

If you crave tingly feels, HEAs and love Laylah Roberts, click the buy button to dive right in!

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Blazing Embers (Pride and Passion Book 1)

by Deborah Camp


In a West run by outlaws, Cassie Potter’s father is brutally murdered and she can afford to trust no one. Even the handsome stranger collapsed on her doorstep could be dangerous—despite the bullet in his back—a fact that makes her shudder even as the sight of him makes her heart race.


As Rook Colton’s strength and lust return, Cassie is helpless against the power of her own desire. When he takes her hungrily in his arms, warm lips trailing down her neck, her shoulders…she can no longer suppress the blazing flames within her. Forgotten is the “Wanted” poster that bares a strong resemblance to Rook—a lapse that could mean the end of all Cassie’s carefully protected since her father’s death.

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Only A Mistress Will Do (House of Pleasure Book 3)

by Jenna Jaxon


Friendless and destitute, Miss Violet Carlton has no choice but to seek work in London’s most notorious brothel, The House of Pleasure. She steels herself for her ultimate ruin at the hands of her first customer, only to be offered a reprieve in the form of a position as the gentleman’s mistress—in name only. Grateful for his benevolence, Violet agrees to the proposition and enjoys the life of a pampered courtesan—until her dashing rescuer puts her heart in jeopardy. Violet’s growing desire for the gentleman must be squashed when she discovers he belongs to another woman.


Tristan, Lord Trevor enters the House of Pleasure bent on a final night of carousing before donning the leg-shackle of marriage. To his shock, he recognizes the woman in his bed as a lady of the ton and resolves to save her from life in a brothel. After whisking her away under his protection, Tris endeavors to find her a husband, to secure her future and stem his own intense longing for the beautiful woman. With growing anguish Tris fears he can never make Violet his own for the impediment of his coming marriage pales in comparison to the secret he must hide from her or risk her loathing him for the rest of their lives.

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One Hot Daddy: A Second Chance Romance

by Sarah J. Brooks


One night was all we had before Ace left the country. But that was enough to conceive his baby. I thought I’d never see him again – but now he's back and turns my life upside down.

He's a gorgeous soldier on a mission to save the world.
I'm a waitress that's just trying to make ends meet.
Yeah, we come from completely different worlds.
Yet, we share one unforgettable passionate night together.
I give him my number, but he never calls.
Instead, he goes to a war-torn country saving lives.
And now, two years later, he’s back.
A smoking hot firefighter in our small town.
When he walks into the sports bar where we once met, he nearly sets me on fire.
It’s how I feel when I’m with him — safe and protected.
I even wonder if I should tell him that the sweet little girl I take care of is not my niece.
She’s our precious daughter Luna.
The butterflies in my stomach tell me to give our family a fresh new chance –
but then the fear of losing everything makes me doubt if I should ever see him again.

I’ve been burned before. Can I really trust that Ace will stay with me this time?


"One Hot Daddy" is a stand-alone second chance romance, between enemies who become lovers, with a baby surprise and a guaranteed HEA you don't want to miss! No cheating. No cliffhangers. Includes a preview of "Unexpected Heat".

 
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His Best Friend's Sister: A Secret Baby Romance

by Natasha L. Black


My crappy year just got better.
How much better?
About six feet is my guess.


I got jilted at the altar.
Had to move back home.
To be seen as a child and coddled by my parents.
I’m trying to lay low, but fate has its own idea.
My brother’s best friend, hunkier than ever.
He’s running a bar now, looking like sin.
Off-limits and the juiciest forbidden fruit I ever saw.

He’s easy to talk to and makes me laugh.
But my ex hurt me so bad I’m scared to try again.
Not to mention my brother would be furious.

I’m in his bed and loving it.
Keeping secrets from my family.
It’s all going to blow up in my face,
But I can’t resist him.

When all hell breaks loose over our secret affair,
I find myself keeping an even bigger secret from the man I love.

A secret that could leave me with nothing.

 
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