Seductress: Erotic Tales of Immortal Desire

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She’s beautiful. She’s enchanting. She’s your fondest dream and, the morning after, your worst nightmare. She’s sweet and sublimely submissive. She’s powerful and fully in charge. She promises safety but danger lurks in her eyes.

A succubus is a sexual vampire, a shape-shifting temptress who steals the life force from her victim—but what a way to go! Some say she visits her victims in their dreams; others say she seduces them in ...

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Hot as Hell

She’s beautiful. She’s enchanting. She’s your fondest dream and, the morning after, your worst nightmare. She’s sweet and sublimely submissive. She’s powerful and fully in charge. She promises safety but danger lurks in her eyes.

A succubus is a sexual vampire, a shape-shifting temptress who steals the life force from her victim—but what a way to go! Some say she visits her victims in their dreams; others say she seduces them in the flesh. In Seductress, award-winning editor D. L. King has crafted a singularly sexy and mysterious compilation that will have you lying in bed all night wondering who might visit. You’ll enjoy threesomes and moresomes in Evan Mora’s fiendish “Star-Crossed,” which casts Romeo and Juliet as the undead cruising for pretty young lovers through the centuries. “Be careful what you wish for” comes true in Angela Caperton’s tale when “The Sorcerer’s Catch” has the allure of a dominatrix demon lover. We journey down to Hell in Kannan Feng’s enticing story of the Queen of Lust, who captures her most desired prey in “Before a Fall.” Supernaturally sensual and utterly captivating, the fantasy lovers in Seductress will whisk you where you’ve never been before.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Tantalizing, tempting and just down right sexy!! Grab a glass of wine and turn the lights down a bit. Find your comfy spot, and get ready for a ride wilder than the average fantasy. Twenty-one short stories in 200 pages featuring the alluring Succubus. The Queen of seduction, the sexual vampire, using sex as their weapon of choice, they give the ultimate pleasure while draining your life force."
-Library Journal

"Worth a read for anyone who finds succubi a sexy subject."
—Hedo Vibes

"21 decidedly naughty succubus stories that will change the way you think about mythology."

"If you’ve never thought about sex with a succubus and you’d like to know more, this is a good place to start. If, like me, you’ve thought of it often and consider yourself something of an expert, this book will take you to the next level. Believe me, it really is that good!"
—Intense Sensations

"I really like exactly where D. L. King chose to take this book. Not only do we get a “hint” of a type of vampirism, but we also get strong and dominant women. While you know each story will include a Seductress, it doesn’t get old, and each one of the plotlines seems to take the idea of the Seductress into a different direction. For example, would you have thought about a succubus using a phone app to complete her life-draining ritual? What about the internet? It’s amazing the ways that the authors found to keep all of the stories interesting and unique while each one does contain that female, dominant succubus aspect to it at the same time."
–Pop My Cherry Reviews

"Erotic means giving sexual pleasure or sexually arousing, while exotic means being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world or strikingly strange or unusual. Those two words are what describe the twenty-one superbly crafted stories of seduction that comprise Seductress, a 244 page compendium ably compiled and deftly edited by D. L. King (publisher and editor for the adult web site and co-founder of Las Vegas' annual 'Sin City' erotica conference. Showcasing various incarnations of succubi, this is a seminal anthology of impressive literary merit and highly recommended to the attention of a mature readership."
–Midwest Book Reviews

"So, yes, in case there’s any doubt, I liked Seductress very much, and quite a bit of it I loved. The fact that I’m a writer and editor myself is bound to affect my opinions, so take that into account. That said, I do think that anyone who is intrigued by the notion of succubus erotica will have their needs and highest expectations met hereand then some. Brilliantly conceived, beautifully realized."
–Erotica Revealed

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781573448192
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
  • Publication date: 10/16/2012
  • Pages: 244
  • Sales rank: 1,056,502
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

D. L. King publishes and edits the review site, Erotica Revealed ( She most recently edited the best-selling The Sweetest Kiss: Ravishing Vampire Erotica, and she is the author of two novels, The Melinoe Project and The Art of Melinoe. King's work may be found in anthologies such as The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica, Best Women’s Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica, Girl Crazy, Frenzy, Yes, Ma’am and Yes, Sir. Find her at
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Erotic Tales of Immortal Desire
By D. L. King

Cleis Press

Copyright © 2012 D. L. King
All right reserved.

ISBN: 9781573448192

# 2
A Surprising Summons

Kaysee Renee Robichaud

When Konstantin's clumsy spell craft called her from the pit, the succubus did not expect to find herself confronted with the most unusual summons of her one hundred years. She clawed her way across the void and through the gauzy veils between her home plane and the mortal world.

The year was 1988. The city was a sprawling metropolis named for a long forgotten duke. As she entered the world, Loreline found herself bombarded with wails. The mortals screamed about wars and increasing prices, scandals and poverty, starvation and all the same things they always bemoaned. She materialized inside a chalked circle, in a cramped studio apartment overlooking streets, trees and other anthill-like dwellings.

Konstantin was a lean man with curly hair and a trim patch under his lip. He wore loose, shiny pants and nothing else. His chest was toned, his belly almost nonexistent beneath a six pack. He was thirty six years old, a social smoker and lonely.

The last was a given. All mortals who called succubi were lonely.

Sifting through his surface thoughts, she found all she needed to assume the desired form. A nineteen year old girl, broad hips, and blue-green eyes and round cheeks, bookish though intense. She added a few touches from his darker desires, black hair, an indeterminate eastern Eurotrash accent and full lips. For a wardrobe, she fashioned spidery framed glasses and an arterial red gown, slit high along her thigh.

He smiled when he saw her. Smug, unfazed, unsurprised. Bastard, she thought. I will enjoy taking your essence.

"Welcome to my sanctum," he said.

"Thank you for having me," she said. The words were right there in his thoughts, and he approved of the accent, which turned having into havink. It all seemed rather prosaic, but the summoner's desires were key. "You vant to let me out of this, yes?"

He spoke the three charms, and Loreline pouted.

"Protections, now? Vere," she asked, "is your sense of adventure?"

"Safely subservient to my self-preservation."

She smiled. "I like men who understand subservience."

He blushed at this. Blushed! Not so smug now, are you? With a wave, the barrier around his summoning circle vanished, and she emerged. The three-inch steel heels on her conjured black leather ankle boots clicked like switchblades.

"You're amazing," he said and then shook his head at his own idiocy.

It was almost cute. She smiled at him, and said, "You don't need to woo me, mage. I'm here, your bed is there and your desires are plain." In fact, he was thinking about the way her gown would slide down her shoulders; about the revelations to come: the soft skin of her breasts, the goose pimples on her areolae and her firm nipples, the smooth flesh of her stomach and everything lower . . .

She raised her fingers to her shoulder and snapped, as though undoing a button. The fabric dropped with a flourish.

His eyes considered the crimson pool suddenly surrounding her boots. He knelt, then, rubbing the gown between his thumbs and fingers. "It feels so real," he said. Another surprise. Wasn't he inflamed with lust? No other man she had come to had paused for niceties.

His eyes roamed up from the conjured cloth to her boots to her calves, past her knees, to her pale thighs. His gaze lingered on her dark pubic bush for a moment, before meandering higher, past her slightly round belly and full breasts, all the way to her imperious eyes.

She reached down and tousled his thick hair. It was a spontaneous gesture, not something plucked from his thoughts, and yet he responded to it with a soft, pleased sigh. Men throughout the ages had responded to such acts; even the worst of them--the most ambitious or the most corrupt--wanted something tangible to remind them of simpler times. A maternal demonstration.

After a moment, though, she caught his hair in a fist and turned his face to her groin. "Tongue out," she said and spread her legs enough for him to catch her scent. "Taste me." She eased closer, until her sex moistened his nose and lips and then his tongue. .

He dropped her dress and reached up, catching her ass with both hands. She made all the sounds he expected, enticing him further.

He assumed control then. Pulled her to the floor and fumbled his shiny pants open and down. Three kicks freed the right leg. A squirm and shove freed the left. His cock was firm, slender but long with a curve to the left. He kissed her body, attentive to her shoulders, neck and lips, but shy about suckling her bosom. He was eager, though, to kiss her belly and lower. She eased her legs over his shoulders, when he slid low enough. He nibbled the insides of her thighs. He brushed the tip of his nose across her pubic hair and then spread her sex with one hand to best lick her clit. His fingers found their way inside and stroked, probed, delved, explored.

When Konstantin's mouth returned to her conjured sex, Loreline moved in time with him, exhaling and growling—but not for show, she realized with a start.

When she squeezed her thighs around this man's head, when she caressed her own material form, when the electric sensations evoked smiles and warmed her, these were real responses.

Succubi were not wholly physical. They were beings of passion and energy who could adopt physical forms as desired. There was little about nerves or sensation to the forms. They responded instead to less tangible sensations. As talented as Konstantin's fingers or mouth might be, his real strength lay in his passion. It was strong, and brilliant as the sun.

He moved her legs farther apart, panting for more. Rising, he pulled her to her feet. He led her to the bed, and there he eased atop her, whispering almost loving words before his cock spread her pussy's lips and entered. She clutched at him, her nails growing to points to better scratch him. He whimpered, but did not stop. In fact, this drove him faster still. She stoked the fires in his heart and head and loins, and bathed Loreline in radiant glory.

His dick trembled before his seed flowed into her, transformed and transferred into her ethereal phylactery as soon as it slipped from him, release contorting his face. Unlike the many times she had witnessed such expressions, she did not laugh.

She was too busy being swept away by the tsunami of his climax. It was unlike anything she had experienced before. Intensity close to pain. Her eyes squeezed shut to block out excess perceptions, but this did nothing to steal the intensity.

Across three delicious seconds, her body dispersed and resolidified half a dozen times. And when she returned, her face was wet.

Konstantin leaned back to kneel between her legs. "Are you," he asked, between gulped breaths, "all right?" The rolling sweat made his chest shine.

She shook her head No. When he asked what was wrong, she had no words to explain.How could she explain a succubus was not supposed to be able to orgasm?

The typical summoners were burnt out men, obsessed with their tiny fleshy bits and their own mortality. They were power seekers and explorers whose passions for sex played a subservient role to other desires. So little usable passion blazed in those men and women, Loreline had long decided orgasms were a myth. Even Crowley, the great pervert, had been too distracted to bring her to climax.

But Konstantin was not distracted. Konstantin was a world away from her expectations. His inherent wrongness somehow made the experience right.

"Why did you summon me?"

Now, it was his turn to lose words. His thoughts were a jumble. Loneliness and eagerness and wonder and pain. This same cocktail drove all sorcerers, great ones and dabblers, alike. Konstantin was not special. Konstantin was just as human and frail and weak as every other man she had been with. Yet, he was also unlike them . . .


Excerpted from Seductress by D. L. King Copyright © 2012 by D. L. King. Excerpted by permission.
All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2014

    Girls On Top! I well remember reading my Greek and Roman mythol

    Girls On Top!

    I well remember reading my Greek and Roman mythology in high school and college and I was very intrigued by the concept of succubi. Creatures that come to you in the night to seduce and overpower you. Ancient Greek BDSM, in a way. This collection makes a great read or a fantastic listen that will take you into a sexy fantasy-land. Enjoy the ride!

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  • Posted June 15, 2013

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    Reviewed by: Deana
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    Review originally posted at Romancing the Book

    Tantalizing, Tempting and just down right sexy!!

    Grab a glass of wine and turn the lights down a bit. Find your comfy spot, and get ready for a ride wilder than the average fantasy. Twenty-one short stories in 200 pages featuring the alluring Succubus. The Queen of seduction, the sexual vampire, using sex as their weapon of choice, they give the ultimate pleasure while draining your life force. This book is a 5 on the heat scale.

    The anthology opens on the highest of notes in my option with the best of the stories, Aurelia T. Evans’ “Harvest”. It’s a times old tale of boy summing a Succubus to have a wild time and he gets schooled in a few hot and kinky ways. Let me say, HOT!!! “Deliverance” by Jay Lawrence has given us an old school feeling ghost story. We get the succubus/vampire version Romeo and Juliet in Evan Mora’s, “Star-Crossed”. I think I like this ending a bit better. Like your kinky play in the kitchen, Nan Andrews’ “Sweet Tooth”, will deliver for you!! Mina Murray’s “The Lonely Huntress”, left me feeling like I wanted to be the pray. These are my highlights of the book. I can’t say I loved every story, but I can say there is no bad story in this anthology.

    This book gives you everything promised and more. I loved reading so many strong and demanding women. I never knew there were so many sides to the Succubus, more than just power and hunger, and each author gives each one a unique flair. I found that just like women, no two are the same. There is a good bit of whit and humor though out this book that adds even more power to this read. I highly recommend this to anyone who loves a hot read. Very erotic and to the point, my only complaint, I wish some of the stories would have been longer.

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