So what happens with love meets sex? Erotic love is that delicious blend of hearts and minds and bodies, a combination of sweet and dirty, romantic and sexy. Sex by itselfhot, steamy, sensual sexis one of the best things this life has to offer. But then, so is love. First love, new love, renewed love; love that has stood the test of time, love that has conquered every obstacles. It doesn’t matter if it’s a new relationship, such as Jeanette Grey’s yogo-bound characters in “Teach Me,” or a long-term relationship like Dominic Santi’s happily (and lusty) married couple in “Kiss of Peace” the combination of sex and love is incendiary. The collection is split between familiar authors and authors new to the genre. Best-selling author Kate Pearce delivers a scorching hot fantasy that takes place in a department store dressing room in "The Price of Love." Teresa Noelle Roberts has a sweetly erotic story about parents waiting for their adopted son in "Waiting for Ilya" and Geneva King's "Last Hundred Days" recounts the last hundred days between a divorcing couple.
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About the Author
Kristina Wright (kristinawright.com) is an award-winning author whose erotica and erotic romance fiction has appeared in over seventy-five anthologies, including three editions of Cleis Press’s Best Women’s Erotica, including the forthcoming Best of Best Women’s Erotica 2, and four editions of Best Lesbian Erotica. Her work has also appeared in Bedding Down: A Collection of Winter Erotica (Avon Red); Dirty Girls: Erotica for Women (Seal Press); the Black Lace collections Seduction, Liaisons and Sexy Little Numbers; and five editions of the Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica.
Kristina is a member of the Erotica Readers and Writers Association, Romance Writers of America, and Passionate Ink. She also received the Golden Heart Award for Romantic Suspense from RWA for her first novel Dangerous Curves. With a BA in English and MA in Humanities with an emphasis on women’s studies and popular culture, Kristina teaches both English and Humanities at the college level.
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Best Erotic Romance 2013
By Kristina Wright
Cleis PressCopyright © 2013 Kristina Wright
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From the introduction: Can't Get Enough
Best Erotic Romance 2013 is not about fantasy love affairs. It’s not about perfect bodies having perfect sex and being perfectly in love. These stories are about the messiness, the screwedupedness, of love and lust. Real people, whose words are not always right or kind, who fall in love and have sex when and where they can even when it’s not always easy or convenient or even wise. These are the stories about people you might know, people who might even be you. Love is messy and complicatedexcept when it’s not. But even when it’s right, even when the stars have aligned to bring two people together who are perfect for each other, there are obstacles. There are children and careers and birth control issues and homes to renovate and scheduling problems and forgotten anniversaries and, and, and there’s always something to throw a wrench in the works and drag two people apart instead of pulling them into bed. But they make it work and, eventually, they find their way to that bed. Or that couch. Or the wall. Or the yard. Or the car. They take each other’s hand and they find a way to be together. For today, for now, forever. That’s what happens when romance and sex come together. Hopeless, maddening, passionate, sexy love.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book is as steamy and emotionally fulfilling as the cover promises. Old love with its experience and scars and new love with its blank pages of possibility. Sweet enough to make you crave a cuddle and hot enough to make you blush. A better choice I couldn't have made to get me in the mood for Valentine's Day! And now I'm off to order more from this editor...