The best steamy books with a bite

Sai Marie Johnson Author Of Simply Scarlet: A Sensual Tale of Lust and Love
By Sai Marie Johnson

Who am I?

I have a passion for this type of writing because I am talented at it and I feel that illustrious and sensuous writing with an erotic flair is something very under-sung and often stigmatized. It has been more accepted since the Fifty Shades of Grey trend, but I feel there are so many authors who have yet to achieve the recognition they deserve for their efforts in this artistic and intriguing genre!


I wrote...

Simply Scarlet: A Sensual Tale of Lust and Love

By Sai Marie Johnson,

Book cover of Simply Scarlet: A Sensual Tale of Lust and Love

What is my book about?

When all you have believed turns out to be false, and the reality of the truth is displayed right before your eyes, how do you cope?

Camille Alessandra de Clervaux has the perfect life, or so it seems, but when bumps in the night indicate her husband has tastes for something darker, it catapults the scarlet beauty into a world of rough sex and dark fantasy.

The books I picked & why

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Delicate Scars

By Alta Hensley,

Book cover of Delicate Scars

Why this book?

I like to read books that I can relate to and I was a foster child; sexually, spiritually, physically, mentally, and emotionally abused and as a result was the victim of many narcissists. It was my desire to overcome those patterns that drove me to read books like Delicate Scars and because I feel I have been the person who was delicate and gained scars to become stronger – this is why I chose to read and fell in love with this book.

Delicate Scars

By Alta Hensley,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Delicate Scars as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

USA Today Bestselling Book.

I was going to ruin her. 

I knew it the moment I laid eyes on her. She was too naive, too innocent. 

I would wrap her in the darkness of my world till she no longer craved the light... only me. 

I should walk away, leave her clean and untouched... but I won't. 

I hold her delicate heart in my scarred fist and I have no intention of letting go.

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It all started with a book... doesn't that sound crazy?

For your entire world to come crashing down around you over research for a book?…


Broken Doll

By Zoe Blake,

Book cover of Broken Doll

Why this book?

Zoe Blake’s an amazing and sophisticated author with one dark and scandalous imagination! But that is why I loved this book. The horror of the thought of being trapped in a body you have no control over but puts you at the usage of other horrific mistreatments; it’s the stuff that makes up terrible dark nightmares and combined with some romance – it’s jaw-dropping!

Broken Doll

By Zoe Blake,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Broken Doll as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

My last memory is of the accident. The rancid smell of gasoline and the silence...the deafening silence. Then there was only darkness...and him.I am his captive.His broken doll.There is no escape.No hope.No one is coming to save me.This dark horror novella was previously published as "My Name is Jane" in the "When the Dark Wins" anthology.


Complicated Hearts (Complicated Hearts Duet Book 1)

By Ashley Jade,

Book cover of Complicated Hearts (Complicated Hearts Duet Book 1)

Why this book?

So, Ashley’s book isn’t exactly dark romance, but it is one of those duos that has an incredibly racy bite! When you consider the variables for a young adult m/f/m relationship that is riddled with angst and possibility, it’s easy to see why this book has all the scandal and heat you need to keep you bitten and trapped within the pages!

Complicated Hearts (Complicated Hearts Duet Book 1)

By Ashley Jade,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Complicated Hearts (Complicated Hearts Duet Book 1) as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Breslin—I was in love with Asher Holden the moment I saw him...and I knew nothing would ever be the same. Then he hurt me. He wrecked me. He ruined me. I spent three years putting myself together—fixing what he broke. I never thought I'd see him again after that day. I was counting on it. Little did I know—life had other plans...and things were going to become a lot more complicated. Asher—I finally know who I am. I own it, I embrace it...I'm no longer afraid. I live my life with no regrets now, because I've learned my lesson—the hard…


Dungeon Daddy (Dungeons and Doms

By Golden Angel,

Book cover of Dungeon Daddy (Dungeons and Doms

Why this book?

Golden Angel’s books are freaking flaming! There is no doubt that this author knows how to write a book that will leave you scorched by the content and begging for more, and you’ll be eager to say yes, Daddy with no disruption by the time you’ve completed the first book!

Dungeon Daddy (Dungeons and Doms

By Golden Angel,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Dungeon Daddy (Dungeons and Doms as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

As life happens, happily-ever-after gets harder to hold on to...

Two kids and two busy careers have taken their toll on Jax and Esther Johnson. Muddling through the middle of their lives, this Daddy Dom and his sweet and sassy babygirl have been in a rut for a long time. Esther knows motherhood and age have changed her body, and she's never been the sophisticated type that her husband spends time with all day at work. Worried that Jax is moving on to younger, greener pastures, Esther begins a campaign to win back her husband.

There's just one problem: when…


The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

By A.N. Roquelaure, Anne Rice,

Book cover of The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

Why this book?

A.N Roquelaure was my introduction to steamy and provocative writing that had an emphasis in BDSM. This was Anne Rice’s pen name when writing erotica more publicly was rather frowned upon but after reading it, it’s clear to see that Anne’s sensual way of writing is phenomenal and worth lapping up greedily!

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

By A.N. Roquelaure, Anne Rice,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Before E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey and Sylvia Day's Bared to You, there was Anne Rice's New York Times best seller The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

In the traditional folktale of "Sleeping Beauty," the spell cast upon the lovely young princess and everyone in her castle can only be broken by the kiss of a Prince. It is an ancient story, one that originally emerged from and still deeply disturbs the mind's unconscious. In the first book of the series, Anne Rice (author of Beauty's Kingdom), writing as A.N. Roquelaure, retells the Beauty story and probes the unspoken implications…


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