Don't Call Me Baby [NOOK Book]

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A Night Owl Reviews Top Pick! "The story is so blisteringly hot and steamy; it’s difficult to put down. It took me back to a better time, and a time I enjoyed much more. It is a novel I truly enjoyed reading, and will definitely be reading time and time again. It’s not for the faint of heart, but it’s also not to be missed."
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Don't Call Me Baby

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Overview

A Night Owl Reviews Top Pick! "The story is so blisteringly hot and steamy; it’s difficult to put down. It took me back to a better time, and a time I enjoyed much more. It is a novel I truly enjoyed reading, and will definitely be reading time and time again. It’s not for the faint of heart, but it’s also not to be missed."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011521805
  • Publisher: Naughty Nights Press
  • Publication date: 9/15/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Black's erotic fiction has been published by Excessica, Xcite, Circlet Press, Ravenous Romance, Romance Divine, Whiskey Creek Press Torrid, and Scarlet Magazine. Most of her stories are very erotic romantic comedies, but she has a couple of darker erotic horror stories under her belt. She was the sex writer for the British pop culture e-zine nuts4chic until it shut down a few years ago. Her articles about sex, erotica, and relationships have appeared in Good Vibrations Magazine, Sexis Magazine, On The Issues, Ms. Magazine blog, and Circlet Blog.She has spoken about erotic writing and writing in general at many SF/F conventions, including Balticon, NoVaCon, SheVaCon, John Con, For The Kids, Event Horizon, Viable Paradise, Arisia, Boskone, I-CON, and two Worldcons.On a fun note, she has also worked as a gaffer (lighting), scenic artist, and make-up artist (including prosthetics) for movies, television, stage, and concerts. She worked as a gaffer for "Die Hard With A Vengeance" and "12 Monkeys". She did make-up, including prosthetics, for "Homicide: Life On The Street". She is especially proud of the gunshot wound to the head she had created with makeup for that particular episode. She also worked as a prosthetic makeup artist specializing in cyanotic blue, bruises, and buckets of blood for a test of Maryland's fire departments at the Baltimore/Washington International Airport plane crash simulation test. Yes, her jobs are fun. ;)
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  • Posted April 19, 2012

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    This is a prime example of a full-flavoured story

    Having been spoilt with doing reviews of books between 50 and 150 pages recently, I felt momentary panic when I remembered Don’t Call Me Baby is over double the maximum I have done recently. Not one to allow myself to baulk for long, however, I was still eager to get in to this review.
    I have heard nothing but praise about Ms Black’s writing, and I’ll freely admit I was hooked from the first page. The leading lady, Catherine, is a lusty woman only interested in men for the pleasures that comes from sex and what she can get from them. Trust issues mean a committed relationship is the last thing on her mind.
    The fact that this isn’t set in now, but rather 1983 is quite a refreshing change. It gives the whole story an air all its own, and despite being set three years before I was born, I still get the sense of the era due to Elizabeth’s writing. In fact, I almost get a sense that Catherine is possibly loosely based on the author’s personality, a though I find very enjoyable.
    A particular point that I found myself nodding to is the double standard that males can brag about their sexual prowess and conquers without judgement, yet women who do the same are looked upon as “sluts”. It is a sad statement on society, in my opinion but enough of the political statement. Back on topic: the review.
    Ms Black builds strong characters and weaves a fascinating plotline that had me drawn in and enjoying the story rather quickly. I recently discussed how some stories need to be kept short and to the point, but others needed lots of “fluff” to add flavour and allow the reader to fully enjoy the story. It can be tricky sometimes to tell which one suits each story, but this is a prime example of a full-flavoured story that ambles on at the perfect pace with the right amount of details to keep readers wanting more; a sign of an excellent seasoned writer.
    I thoroughly enjoyed Don’t Call Me Baby and I look forward to reading more by Elizabeth Black in the future.

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