Kiss In The Dark is part of the Cocktales series, a fabulously flirty, deliciously naughty mix of stories that will tease and please even the most discerning palate. Brought to you by Xcite Books, winners of ETO’s Best Erotic Book Brand 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Dirty Laundry by Grace Moskowitz

After moving in with her step father an eighteen year old girl decides to explore their forbidden lust – to a point....

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Kiss In The Dark is part of the Cocktales series, a fabulously flirty, deliciously naughty mix of stories that will tease and please even the most discerning palate. Brought to you by Xcite Books, winners of ETO’s Best Erotic Book Brand 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Dirty Laundry by Grace Moskowitz

After moving in with her step father an eighteen year old girl decides to explore their forbidden lust – to a point. She knows her underwear is going missing, and vows to catch him in the act. As long as there’s no touching, it’s ok, right?

A Memorable Production by Emily Cale

Deciding to support her neice in her latest theatre production is an easy decision for Carrie, who secretly just wanted a night at home with her vibrator. Luckily for Carrie she meets Ian, a reviewer for the local newspaper, and with the lights down low and everyone’s attention on the actors, they drive each other wild in the back row.

Fitting In by Charlotte Stein

A party in a mansion is exactly the kind of place one social misfit never thought she would find herself at, but when the lights go out and bodies start writhing one dutiful participant decides to bring her into the fold for a night of fun.

Zen and the Art of Bondage by Fulani

Bored bookstore clerk Miranda can’t help but notice Philip as he comes in every now and then to buy books on Japanese culture. When he mentions shibari she has no idea what he’s talking about. Fascinated, Miranda finds out that Philip is a practitioner of rope bondage, and he happily agrees to give her a taster session of what it’s all about.

In the Dark of Night by Sommer Marsden

A cheating wife leaves the office with her personal assistant for one of their secret evening meetings. Little does she expect rather than their usual bondage routine he’s going to push her to a limit that’s far more uncomfortable – an intimate session right outside her husband’s office where a simple glance out of the window would reveal their evening activities.   

After the Show by Elizabeth Coldwell

World famous singer Talia has treated her stressed out assistant badly for far too long. Her selfish demands for a new and different kind of man every night grow into something else as she makes Hayley watch each session with no man of her own to fulfil her. Eventally Hayley takes her satisfaction into her own hands, turning the tables on Talia as the submissive becomes the dom.

I Like Mike by Giselle Renarde

Spending his days ushering at a theatre, Mike hasn’t felt fulfilled in a long time. When he sees his old school friend Mai Ly he panics, wondering what the successful young woman will think of her ex lover now. Escorting her to her seat it would seem that Mai has more on her mind than just watching the performance.

Bed In by Rachel Kramer Bussel

The new George Clooney, Oren York, has been recruited for a promotion of beds in a Hollywood store. Up and coming model Dara has been chosen to play his leading lady in a live advertising piece which sees them as a couple lying together in the bed. With countless fans standing outside the store to watch Oren just can’t resist touching Dara under the sheets…

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781907016172
  • Publisher: Xcite Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/2010
  • Series: Cocktales
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 742,399
  • File size: 288 KB

Meet the Author

Charlotte Stein has written over thirty short stories, novellas and novels, including entries in The Mammoth Book of Hot Romance and Best New Erotica 10. Her collection of short stories was named one of the best erotic romances of 2009 by Michelle Buonfiglio, and her first novel, Control, was recently called "...a non-stop crazy hot sex book". When not writing non-stop crazy hot sex books, she can be found eating jelly turtles, watching terrible sitcoms and occasionally lusting after hunks. She lives in West Yorkshire with her husband.

Charlotte Stein can be found at: www.themightycharlottestein.blogspot.com

Giselle Renarde is an award-winning author of erotica and LGBT fiction. This queer Canadian writer has contributed short stories to more than 100 anthologies and authored dozens of books, including Anonymous, Nanny State, and the Wedding Heat series.

Her transgender lesbian romance The Red Satin Collection took top prize in the 2012 Rainbow Awards, in the category of Best Transgender Romance/Erotic Romance. Giselle's single-author anthology of transgender fiction and poetry, My Mistress' Thighs, received an honourable mention in the same category the previous year. Her work also appears in Tristan Taormino's Lambda Award-winning anthology Take Me There: Trans and Genderqueer Erotica.

Ms Renarde loves a geeky girl and lives across from a park with two bilingual cats who sleep on her head. When she's not writing, she's usually up to something good... or up to no good.

Find her at:

Her website: http://donutsdesires.blogspot.com

About her: http://about.me/gisellerenarde

Her Twitter: http://twitter.com/GiselleRenarde

Elizabeth Coldwell joined Xcite Books in 2011. Formerly the editor of the UK edition of Forum magazine and co-founder of the Guild of Erotic Writers, she has been writing erotic fiction for over twenty years and her work has been widely published in the UK and US. She enjoys writing across the spectrum of erotica genres, from m/m space opera to girl/girl messy fun, vanilla to BDSM, paranormal to contemporary.

Sommer Marsden has been called "one of the top storytellers in the erotica genre” (Violet Blue), “Unapologetic” (Alison Tyler), “the whirling dervish of erotica” (Craig J. Sorensen), and "Erotica royalty" (Lucy Felthouse). Her erotic novels include Restless Spirit, Boys Next Door, Big Bad, Learning to Drown, Wanderlust and the Zombie Exterminator series.

Sommer currently writes erotica and erotic romance for Xcite Books, eXcessica, Ellora's Cave, Pretty Things Press, Resplendence Publishing and Mischief Books. The wine-swigging, dachshund-owning, wannabe runner author writes work that runs the gamut from bondage to zombies to humor.

Sommer's short works can be found in well over one hundred (and counting) erotic anthologies. Her short stories have also been included numerous adult and romance magazines--both in print and online.

Find Sommer at:

Her website: http://sommermarsden.blogspot.com
Her Facebook: http://facebook.com/sommermarsden
Her Twitter: https://twitter.com/sommer_marsden
Her Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/sommermarsden/
Her Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2742697.Sommer_Marsden

Fulani has been writing erotica for around ten years now, much of it dealing with BDSM and fetish, worlds he’s known for longer than he cares to remember. He has published numerous short stories, several novellas, and two novels with, among others, Xcite Books, Pink Flamingo, Renaissance Sizzler, 1001 Nights Press and Sweetmeats Press.


Find him at:
Blog: Fulani's limited attention span

And blogging with his partner Velvet Tripp at: http://deliciouslydeviant.wordpress.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DelDeviant

Tumblr: http://fulanismut.tumblr.com/

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4018603.Fulani


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