Little Harmless Pleasure

Little Harmless Pleasure

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by Melissa Schroeder
     
 

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Is it love, or a little harmless pleasure?
Second in the Harmless series.
Cynthia Myers meets Chris Dupree at her former fiance’s wedding. After a little dancing, and champagne, she ends up back in Chris’s hotel room. For one night of down and dirty sex. That’s it, that’s all. He lives far away, and she has other things to do…like

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Is it love, or a little harmless pleasure?
Second in the Harmless series.
Cynthia Myers meets Chris Dupree at her former fiance’s wedding. After a little dancing, and champagne, she ends up back in Chris’s hotel room. For one night of down and dirty sex. That’s it, that’s all. He lives far away, and she has other things to do…like get a life.
Chris is a switch. He likes to dominate but he also likes to play the role of a submissive from time to time. His last relationship with a sub turned nasty and since then, he has shied away from anything but straight vanilla sex. When he meets Cynthia, he finds a woman who could change his mind. His mate. The only problem is he has to convince her.
In a carefully orchestrated seduction, Chris teaches Cynthia about submission and dominance, allowing her take the reins. As he leads her through pleasures she thought she’d never experience, Cynthia’s self confidence soars and she finds herself falling in love with him. But, when he asks for submission in the bedroom, can she surrender to prove her love or was it all about a little harmless pleasure?
Warning, this book contains: Lots of sex, of course; bondage and submission done in a tasteful but wonderfully arousing way, propositions from a drunken woman, hot phone sex, southern accents, Hawaiian scenery, and OH MY, a m/f/m menage that will send tingles all the way to your toes, along with other various body parts. A glass of ice cold water for refreshment is recommended while reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599985619
Publisher:
Samhain Publishing
Publication date:
12/30/2008
Series:
Harmless Series
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Born to an Air Force family at an Army hospital, USA TODAY Bestselling author Melissa Schroeder has always been a little bit screwy. She was further warped by her years of watching Monty Python and her strange family. Her love of romance novels developed after accidentally picking up a Linda Howard book. From then on, she was hooked. She read close to 300 novels in one year and decided romance was her true calling instead of the literary short stories and suspense stories she had been writing. After many attempts, she realized that romantic comedy, or at least romance with a comedic edge, was where she was destined to be.

Influences in her writing come from Nora Roberts, Jenny Crusie, Susan Andersen, Amanda Quick, Jayne Anne Krentz, Julia Quinn, Christina Dodd, and Lori Foster. Since her first release in 2004, Melissa has written close to thirty short stories, novellas and novels released with seven different publishers in a variety of genres and time periods. Those releases included a 2005 Eppie Finalist, Two Capa finalists, and an International ebook best seller in June of 2005. Surrender was named top Category Romance by Authors After Dark, and she was named Author of the Year and Most Accessible Author.

Since she was a military brat, she vowed never to marry military. Alas, fate always has her way with mortals. Her husband is an Air Force major, and together they have their own military brats, two girls, and an adopted dog-daughter. They live wherever the military sticks them, which, she is sure, will always involve heat and bugs only seen on the Animal Discovery Channel. In her spare time, she reads, complains about bugs, travels, cooks, reads some more, watches her DVD collections of Arrested Development and Seinfeld, and tries to convince her family that she truly is a delicate genius. She has yet to achieve her last goal.

She has always believed that romance and humor go hand in hand. Love can conquer all and as Mark Twain said, "Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand." Combining the two, she hopes she gives her readers a thrilling love story, filled with chuckles along the way, and a happily ever after.

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Little Harmless Pleasure 3.9 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 398 reviews.
white_pearl88 More than 1 year ago
Starts a bit slow but then picks up at high speed. An exciting romance story with a wide variety of erotica. Interesting events towards the end. A must read. So different from other erotic books I've read. Couldn't put the book down. Very creative story.
SportBikeGirl More than 1 year ago
I couldn't put the book down! (well my nook since I got the ebook) Great romance and erotica! Cynthia a stuck up snob finally puts her stuck up family behind to live life Ann turns her into a woman and not some woman with her nose turned up, working for the 1st time in her life at Ann's bakery (from book 1 A Little Harmless Sex) to earn a living making great goodies and to fall for one hunk of a man! I loved it and I think you will too!
Closet_Erotic_reader More than 1 year ago
This book's steam had me sweating. Love the dichotomy of submission and dominance. The author took me on an emotional rollercoaster that had me turning page after page. If you like BDSM play, you'll love this book.
TexasChick More than 1 year ago
Great read for a very erotic fantasy getaway, very easy read. The love scenes had me so focused that I almost forgot that there was a plot to the story lol!
Dom-minion More than 1 year ago
The book came to my attention while I was looking for other books; and I am glad it did. While it is not a full blown dive into the "life style" as it is referred to by those into BDSM, it is a nice easy look into that world and how it can be. Anyone who is offended by the idea of someone being bound and dominated, or someone acting like a submissive and being shared between multiple partners need not consider this book. This is not a "vanilla" read. It is going to upset some people; mainly those easily offended. This book is an easy and enjoyable read. The characters are believable and enjoyable. The interactions are at times amazing. I am going to have to get the other books in this set now. I highly recommend it for those with open minds who enjoy romance with a little more. For those of you easy to offend "Vanilla" types, do not bother; this book will likely offend. That, or it will awaken things in you that bother you and excite you at the same time, just as happens to Cynthia.
DavesGirl More than 1 year ago
Coninuation from "A Little Harmless Sex" with excellent lead into new story. The main character's role in this book was not expected from picture depicted in "A Little Harmless Sex."
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you long for something more than a touch of "vanilla" in your sex life, this book will fuel that longing. Very sexy with vulnerable yet powerful characters. Loved it!
tigergalCS More than 1 year ago
Love this author! Just started reading her books & can't get enough!!
mrsBS More than 1 year ago
very erotic
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cant put these books down! Great story line that follows from book to book. Books have lots of steam and action!
RtBBlog More than 1 year ago
Reviewer: Jen Series: Harmless (#2) Release Date: December 29th, 2008 Publisher: Samhain Page Count: 232 Source: Provided by author for review This is book 2 in Melissa's Harmless series. Cynthia was engaged to Max in book 1 and Chris is Max's best friend. This book opens with Max and Anna's wedding and Cynthia having just a little too much champagne after standing up to her father to attend the wedding. Cynthia decides she wants to rebel by having a one night stand with someone that her father would disapprove of, and Chris is the lucky guy. Fair warning, this book does some exploring of Dominant/submissive relationship. Chris is a switch (meaning he enjoys playing both roles, which evidently is not common) and is looking for a mate who has similar interests and feels he's found that in Cynthia... but first he has to introduce her to the lifestyle. The thing I enjoyed most about this book is watching Cynthia come out of her shell and grow from a debutant, bred to do what her parents ask of her to a woman confident in herself and her sexuality. Let's face it, Cynthia was a biotch in the first book; so to see her mature and come into her own was quite rewarding. I'm very much forward to seeing where the next books in the series are going to go. And Melissa has written a free short story as an epilogue, A Harmless Little Kalikimaka.
R3D_ROS3 More than 1 year ago
I didnt reallu enjoy this book...it was way overpriced to be a four hundred page ebook. The characters were weak and so was the sex...ive read books about bsdm that were way better. This book was weak and i wont be continuing the series...i do however recommend the first book of the series A Little Harmless Sex
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Holy Hotness!!!! Good story along with alot of hot stuff!!
YellowPorsche986 More than 1 year ago
This has been my favorite out of the series up to date. Characters are so much fun, and so playful!
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