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Bound by Lust
Romantic Stories of Submission and Sensuality
Edited by Shanna Germain, Foreword by Alison Tyler
ISBN: 9781573447928
Book (Paperback)
Cleis Press
5 1/2 x 8
224 pages
June 12, 2012


"Bound by Lust: Romantic Stories of Submission and Sensuality is an anthology of nineteen erotica short stories celebrating bondage edited by Shanna Germain. The stories range from a master having his pet ‘serviced’ by someone else’s, an erotic training regimen, wax play, rope games with caning, crossdressing, a trip to a sex toy shop, a pain slut’s solution to his guilt and other tales." —Night Owl Reviews

"If you like to see the water’s tested in a variety of BDSM ways this is a perfect place to start. In a read like BOUND BY LUST you get a real feel for how everyone’s different kinks and quirks can make life so much more interesting. There is such a broad spectrum throughout these stories it is hard to put down once you get it started. I could not wait to see what the next one held." —Coffee Time Romance & More

"A collection of short stories about couples—or new lovers—who have found the ideal sexual mate, the yin to their yang. There are lovers who are kinky and dark, searching for new "toys" in the hardware store; the woman who accompanies her lover to office parties and play parties; the man who can wrangle both his woman and the dishes into submission. The tales are sweet and sexy, dirty and romantic and more." —AVA

Imagine finding a partner who is just as naughty, kinky and dark as you are, a lover who wanders the hardware store with you in search of new ‘toys,’ a man who can wrangle both you and the dishes into submission, a woman who accompanies you to office parties and play parties. Think that heady combination of: sweet and sexy, dirty and romantic, love and leather. Bound By Lust is a romantic, couples-focused erotica with a BDSM slant. The couples range from newly blossoming relationships, lont-time loves and reunited flames. BDSM aspect of this is both naughty and nice — bondage, spanking, domination, submission, power-play, pain and pleasure, or whatever your dirty mind can think of. Bring on the rope and rough stuff, the dens and dungeons, the corsets and clamps and cuffs. Romance can be a little rough and still have VERY happy endings!

Shanna Germain's poems, essays, short stories, novellas, articles and more have found homes in hundreds of magazines, newspapers, books, and websites. She’s even garnered an award here and there, including a Pushcart nomination, the Rauxa Prize for Erotic Poetry, and the C. Hamilton Bailey Poetry Fellowship. She lives in Portland, OR.
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Alison Tyler is a prolific author of erotic fiction and is the editor of Three-Way, Heat Wave, Best Bondage Erotica, Love at First Sting, and Naughty or Nice. Called a "literary siren" by Good Vibrations, she is the author of over 25 explicit novels. Her books have been translated into Japanese, Dutch, German, Italian, Norwegian, Greek, and Spanish. She lives in San Francisco.
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