Interplanetary Survival Episode By Tielle St ClareWhen Katya's team in the latest interplanetary reality show falls behind, all she has to do is have sex with one of the planet's ruling catlike creatures in exchange for safe passage through a massive forest. Bach leader of the forest dwellers is huge, sexy and well-hung, but Katya doesn't like the idea of being sold.Bach doesn't understand why a delicious woman like Katya would sell herself so easily. The animal that lurks inside him craves this woman like no other but Bach draws on his human side and refuses to be a part of it. But Katya is determined to fulfill her part of the bargain...even if she has to seduce Bach to do it.Pleasuremaid By Cricket StarrDina has no memory of who she is or why she landed in the prison garden of a nobleman a nobleman with an unusual sexual problem. All she cares about is that she wants to be close to Gall and to help him.But as her memories return, Dina discovers she is more than she seems, and that there much more to her purpose in being with the prince than giving him mind-blowing sex. The problem is her knowledge may separate her from the man she's come to love.Priestess of Desire By Mary WinterOne test to pass, and then Daphine will fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a priestess of Zudiat. To worship the goddess, she must lose her virginity to Prince Sethe Cavelblood in a sacred ritual, and then turn away from men forever.But one night isn't enough. Not for Daphine, who must soon take her vows, or for Sethe who has to find a suitable wife and start breeding heirs. The priestess burns for his touch, but can she turn aside from her calling to follow a prince who must marry another? Can the prince convince his father that it's time to join the royal line and the priestesses once more?Summer Lovin' By Shelley MunroSophie Walker is on holiday in Australia when a hot and handsome cutey kisses her right in the middle of the Burleigh Bowls Club. The man fires slumbering sensual fantasies and sends her hormones swooping. Sophie wants to take a bite before she realizes it's her daughter's ex-boyfriend. Chastened, Sophie tells herself to forget the younger man, but it seems the attraction is mutual. Sunshine. A hot, young stud. Steamy sex. The perfect recipe for total relaxation until the end of the vacation looms and Sophie doesn't want to let Isaac go.Tempt Me Twice By Renee LukeLatoya Ross fears her marriage is over as she looks at Dante's broad shoulders across a span of cold sheets. She longs for wild passion and the days they were so hot for one another they couldn't keep their hands to themselves. Determined to lure him back, she's willing to take a risk to rekindle lust, from start-of-the-day sex, to midday office encounters.Driven by love, she attempts to shift their future by offering him the pleasure of her body. Sex doesn't fix everything, but will it be enough to remind him why they fell in love in the first place?Werewolf in L.A. By Marianne LaCroixIn 1941 Hollywood, B-movie scream queen Estelle Lane is swept off her feet by Jack Butler, the "wolf-man" on her current film. When he touches her, not even the wolf mask he wears can damp the sexual sizzle between them. But Jack is much more than he seems, and in the bedroom he shows her how much a wolf he can be. ... Read more
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Dreams of the Oasis Volume 3
Pleasuremaid by Cricket Starr
When a woman falls unconscious at his feet in front of his house, Galleanus Ell Vanant knows that he has to take care of her.But it has been a long time since he has been so tempted by a woman.He has been falsely accused of a crime and locked up with a compulsion to never find release inside a woman.Dina has no memory of what happened to her, she only has her name to cling to, her name and Gall.As she finally remembers her true purpose, will Gall still want her when he finds out the truth?
Pleasuremaid is a great story and I enjoyed reading it.Dina is an exceptional woman, and watching her loyalty despite the pain it may cause her made me want to root for her even more.Overall this was a lovely read, and while I was slightly disappointed at some of Gall's actions when reading, he more than made up for it at the end!
Tempt Me Twice by Renee Luke
Latoya Ross needs to find a way to tempt her husband, Dante, back into her arms or she might have to consider a divorce.Four years ago, when they first met, they couldn't keep their hands off each other and now their times of lovemaking are very few and very far between.When she goes to his office at lunch to surprise him, things quickly heat up again.For Dante, keeping away from Toya after suspecting she wanted space for the last few months has been very hard for him, literally.But when he finds the divorce papers she has hidden, he is shattered.Can they both fix their marriage, before it is too late for them?
Dante and Toya are one incredibly hot couple!I loved their play together and I loved the intensity of their relationship.Their pain as they deal with the possible end of their marriage is palpable and so is their love for each other.Tempt Me Twice was my first taste of Renee Luke, but it won't be my last!
Werewolf in L.A. by Marianne LaCroix
It is 1941 and Estelle Lane is a B-movie actress in Hollywood.Her latest project is to act in a werewolf movie where she meets Jack Butler, the new stuntman for the studio.Immediately drawn to him, she can't understand her instant attraction.After watching Estelle for two years, Jack has finally been given a chance to meet her in person.But he is afraid of his passion for her.His wolf is clawing to get out and dominate her, but will Estelle accept that he isn't only a wolfman in the movies?
I simply loved the premise in Werewolf in L.A.!! As a long-time fan of the classic era Hollywood monster movies I found so much enjoyment in the fact that Jack, a werewolf in real life, would play a werewolf in a movie.Estelle is a perfect match for him, and I enjoyed every minute of their story.
Priestess of Desire by Mary Winter
Daphine Shalwood is chained up in the bedroom of Prince Sethe Cavelblood, heir to the Pyndaria throne.She needs to give him her maidenhead in order to complete her training as a priestess of Zudiat.Her last ritual before she will be cloistered in the temple, never to know the touch of a man again.She has always been fascinated with him, and even more so now that they have been intimate.And now, Sethe cannot stop thinking about her, needing to contact her before she will be lost to him forever.But will she be willing to give up her vows to be with him?
Mary Winter has penned a wonderful tale in Priestess of Desire.I admit I was hesitant at first at the idea of the priestesses losing their virginity to the royal rulers.But I was captivated right away with the connection forming between Daphine and Sethe.I thoroughly enjoyed Priestess of Desire.
Summer Lovin' by Shelley Munro
Sophie Walker finds herself infatuated with a man she hasn't seen in years, Isaac Shepherd; her daughter's ex-boyfriend.She hasn't felt this way about a man in years and she wants Isaac, but she is old enough to be his mother.Isaac doesn't care about the age difference, he just wants Sophie in his bed and in his life.As Sophie tries to dismiss what they have as a holiday romance, she realizes that she wants Isaac to be hers, completely.Will this ever be more than a brief fling on vacation?
Summer Lovin' is a very refreshing look at a wonderful and engaging couple.Sophie and Isaac realize that true love is more important than the number of years between them, and I loved reading about their experiences with each other.I loved Summer Lovin', Isaac is one incredibly hot man, and Sophie matches him perfectly!!
Interplanetary Survival Episode #495 by Tielle St. Clare
Katya has just met the most fascinating men.They are Riabhians, descended from humans, but possessing very feline traits.She is currently competing in the InterPlanetary Survival Race and although they are behind the leaders, if they can get passage through the Riabhians land, they might have a shot at winning.Only, Katya has just found out that the price for their passage is one night with her.Bach is the leader of his people, and although he is appalled at Katya's teammates selling her for passage, he accepts.After one night with her, he is determined that Katya will be his, now and for all time.What will happen to them both as Katya continues on with the race?
Interplanetary Survival Episode #495 is the perfect end to this gripping anthology.Katya is a very strong woman, and Bach is a very appealing and very dominant man who is willing to fight for his woman once he has her.I was incredibly intrigued with the glimpses of other cultures in Interplanetary Survival Episode #495 and can't wait to read more!!
Ellora's Cave has always managed to pull together incredible anthologies with stories that are different enough to appeal to every type of reader.Ranging from historical to futuristic, the tales with Dreams of the Oasis 3 all have a common thread of dominant sexy men and strong women who match them in every way.
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PLEASUREMAID by Cricket Starr
Dina wakes up alone and with no memory of who she is or how she ended up in the prison garden.Since it's raining and she's soaked, she walks to the nearest building.When Gall opens the door she is stunned to realize that she knows him even though they've never met before.She soon realizes that Gall has a strange sexual problem that she'd love to help him solve.As her memory begins to return, she learns that she is much more than an ordinary woman and Gall is in danger.
Cricket Starr writes an intriguing story that readers won't be able to put down.Dina and Gall are so perfect together that you wait anxiously to find out exactly who she is and how it will affect Gall.
TEMPT ME TWICE by Renee Luke
Latoya fears that her husband has fallen out of love with her and their marriage is over.He's started getting up early every morning to go to work and sleeps with his back to her.There are no more nights of passion and not even any morning quickies.She's determined to do everything in her power to keep him.Will she be successful or will they be another divorce statistic?
This one is for every married couple who has ever felt that the spark has gone out of the marriage.Renee Luke pens a heartfelt tale that will have the romantic in all of us longing for a little one on one time with our significant other.
WEREWOLF IN L.A. by Marianne LaCroix
In 1941 B-movie actress Estelle Lane is in the prime of her movie career acting in the movies she loves.She can't stand the leading man who has been paired up with her both on and off the screen by the studio.Jack, the new stuntman who's playing a werewolf is an unexpected treat.He makes her body hum even before they really know each other.Will she be as attracted to him when he reveals the true nature of his beast?
Marianne LaCroix puts an interesting spin on those old werewolf movies with this spine tingling tale.Estelle and Jack are a couple that will install hope that there's a special somebody out there for everyone.
PRIESTESS OF DESIRE by Mary Winter
Daphine's lifelong goal is to become a priestess of Zudiat.She only has to go through with the sacred ritual in which she will give Prince Sethe Cavelblood her virginity.Only one night is not enough.Daphine craves Prince Sethe's gentle loving.Sethe must find a suitable wife, but the only woman he wants is Daphine.Will he be able to convince her to give up being a priestess to become his wife and future Queen?
Mary Winter tells a hot tale full of a passion that transcends lifelong goals and duties.Both Daphine and Sethe have certain expectations placed on them that seem like they'd be impossible to overcome.
SUMMER LOVIN' By Shelley Munro
Sophie is on vacation in Australia when she meets up with her daughter's ex-boyfriend, Isaac Shepherd.At first she didn't recognize him and her body rejoiced at the thought of getting lucky, but the age difference and the fact that he dated her daughter means that he's off limits, doesn't it?Isaac has no qualms about dating an older woman and he'll take every opportunity to prove it.
You'll fall in love with this sweet tale from Shelley Munro.I always enjoy a story where age doesn't matter and this story depicts that fact beautifully.Is it just a vacation fling or is there something more and what is Sophie's daughter going to think?
INTERPLANETARY SURVIVAL EPISODE #495 by Tielle St. Clare
Katya's team has fallen behind in the interplanetary reality show race.If there's any hope of winning left, they'll need to go through the forest which belongs to cat-like people.To Katya's shock her team leader bartered a night with her in exchange for safe passage.Bach - the leader of the forest dwellers is furious that Jessup would `sell' Katya but he's also intrigued by the little spitfire who insists on honoring the agreement.
Tielle St. Clare captured my interest right from the beginning of this futuristic tale.Katya and Bach sizzle the pages with their emotional attachment that seems to form almost instantaneously.
ELLORA'S CAVEMEN: DREAMS OF THE OASIS 3 is here and I have to say it is a scorcher of a book.Readers will be treated to sexy stories by six of Ellora's Cave's authors in a variety of genres.This book is a prime opportunity to experience the heat that these authors are able to singe their readers with. . .and we always come back for more.
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