6 exciting 2018 books to add to your TBR list
For those who long to sink into longer works, here are six books coming out in 2018 by our Best Women's Erotica of the Year contributors, ranging from kinky erotic romance to historical romance, fiction and nonfiction. We know that while you love the erotic short stories in our anthologies, many of you want to keep reading the writing of these wonderful authors after you turn the last page, so here are some books to add to your wishlist or pre-order so you can curl up with them the moment they're released! We've included buy links and covers where available, and encourage you to follow the authors to find out about their future releases and writings.
Deep Control by Annabel Joseph, the second book in the Dark Dominance series
Release date: January 22, 2018
Not all fantasies are safe, sane, and consensual. Welcome to the world of The Gallery…
Devin’s a pilot and playboy, as well as a Gallery Dominant known for his sadistic desires. Ella is a famed astrophysicist whose quiet intelligence masks a depraved longing for pain. When the two connect in a foreign dungeon, neither knows that one of them will soon save the other’s life.
From such dramatic beginnings, a mutual friendship grows, along with a daring D/s relationship. Is their play merely sensual, or do their feelings run deeper? Within the opulent walls of The Gallery, Devin and Ella explore ever-expanding limits and test the boundaries of trust…
Release date: February 1, 2018
Her childhood home, two gunshot wounds and a trail of blood leads Sadie Bordelon to the man of her dreams.
The last thing Dr. Sadie Bordelon wanted was to return home to Bordelon Bay. The tiny island where she’d grown up held too many demons, the darkest of which she had to destroy if she ever wanted a chance at a normal happy life. She hadn’t found the courage to face her past until the life she knew lay shattered at her feet and the only other option was to accept her fate and become a monster. The last thing she expects to find on Bordelon Bay is Wolf Deluna, a man with a legacy almost as dark as her own. Wolf stumbles into Sadie’s life barely clinging to his own. He’s on the run from a past, like hers, which seems almost beyond repair. There is no way to forge a future out of so much darkness, and yet each kiss holds a glimmer of light. But are they just too broken to ever trust it?
Release date: May 29, 2018
Caribbean immigrant Violet Johnson is about to marry an African American millionaire, until a case of mistaken identity causes her to lose her job, her man, and her reputation. She is mistaken for the mistress of the unionized strip club mogul who skipped town with the pension fund. To clear her name, she must team up with her estranged sister, a stripper union leader. Meanwhile, sparks fly with a Caribbean artist from Violet’s past, but she resists him in the hopes of winning her fiancé back. Can Violet recover the money before the mogul skips to a country with no extradition treaty? And if Violet clears her name, which man will she choose? As tensions mount with her sister, the very different ways they've each made their way in the US threaten to come into direct collision, and Violet will have to question all of her assumptions and values in the process.
The Chateau: An Original Sinners Novel by Tiffany Reisz
Release date: June 5, 2018
In his three years working as a Jack-of-All-Wicked-Trades for an unnamed underground network, 24-year-old Lieutenant Kingsley Boissonneault has done it all—spied, lied, and killed under orders. But his latest assignment is quite out of the ordinary. His commanding officer's nephew has disappeared inside a sex cult, and Kingsley has been tasked with bringing him home to safety. They call themselves the Daughters of Roissy, and their holy book is The Story of O, the infamous French novel of extreme sado-masochism. Inside their secret chateau is a looking-glass world where women reign and men are their willing slaves. Or are they willing? It's Kingsley's job to find out. Once inside the Chateau, however, Kingsley quickly falls under the erotic spell cast by the enigmatic Madame, a woman of wisdom, power, and beauty. She offers Kingsley the one thing he’s always wanted. But the price? Giving up forever the only person he’s ever loved. The Chateau is a new standalone Original Sinners novel from international bestseller Tiffany Reisz, author of The Siren and The Lucky Ones
Six Weeks with a Lord by Eve Pendle
Release date: June 25, 2018
Six weeks, six promises, three secrets. A love that changes everything. A threat that will tear them apart.
Grace Alnott’s dowry comes with a condition: she must marry a lord. Desperate for money to rescue her little brother from his abusive but aristocratic guardian, she offers half her dowry in return for a marriage of convenience.
Everett, Lord Westbury, needs money for his brother’s debtors, just as cattle plague threatens to destroy his estate. Grace’s bargain is a perfect solution, until he is committed and realizes gossip exaggerated her wealth. So he makes his own terms. She must live with him for six weeks, long enough to seduce her into staying and surrendering her half of the dowry.
Their marriage is riddled with prejudices and half-truths, but as Grace begins to trust him with her secrets, Everett is torn between not failing in his duty, and his growing feelings for her. When their passion overwhelms her fears, Grace must choose between believing her heart, and defending the brother she’s sworn to protect.
Girl Boner: The Good Girl's Guide to Sexual Empowerment by August McLaughlin
Release date: August 7, 2018
“August McLaughlin is a powerful and necessary voice in a world that is finally ready to listen. Her work to demystify and destigmatize frank talk about sex and sexuality encourages a new generation of women to proudly embrace their personal journeys.” – Dr. Lisa Masterson