Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2) by E.L. James
Anastasia Steele has ended her relationship with Christian Grey in order to pursue a new career with a Seattle publishing house because she is intimidated by his eccentric sexual preferences and dark secrets. In the meantime, her desire for Christian still pervades her waking thoughts, and Anastasia finds herself powerless to refuse his new proposal. When Anastasia and Fifty Shades rekindle their passionate affair, she learns more about her lover’s troubled, driven, and demanding past. Anastasia, on the other hand, is forced to confront her feelings of resentment and jealousy toward the women who have come before her and make the most life-altering decision of her career. Fifty Shades Darker, the second installment in the Fifty Shades trilogy, is a sexy, sparkling, and suspenseful read.
Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3) by E.L. James
First meeting Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele’s life was forever changed by the sensual affair that ensued between the two of them. Ana demands a deeper commitment after being shocked, intrigued, and ultimately repulsed by Christian’s erotic tastes. Adamant about getting her back, Christian is happy to comply.
It is now that Ana and Christian have everything they could ever want in life—love, passion, intimacy, wealth, and endless possibilities for the future. That’s not to say that Ana isn’t aware of the difficulties that she and Fifty Shades will face as a couple. While Christian’s lifestyle is opulent, Ana must somehow adapt to it without sacrificing her own identity. As he battles the demons of a troubled past, Christian must overcome his compulsion to control..
Misfortune, malice, and fate conspire to make Ana’s deepest fears come true just when it appears that their strength together will overcome any obstacle.
Those over the age of 18 are advised to read this book.
Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1) by Jamie McGuire
The latest iteration of Abby Abernathy is an honorable young lady. She’s not a big drinker or swearer, but she does have a lot of cardigans. When Abby and her best friend arrive at Eastern University, their path to a new beginning is quickly challenged by the Walking One-Night Stand.
Abby wants to avoid Travis Maddox, a tattooed, lean, and ripped man. He spends his nights in a floating fight ring and his days as the campus charmer of the year. Because he’s intrigued by Abby’s reticence, Travis decides to swindle her into joining him in his normal activities. After losing, he is required to abstain from alcohol for a month. It will be Abby’s apartment for the same amount of time if she loses. Even if he’s met his match, Travis doesn’t know it.
Beautiful Bastard (Beautiful Bastard, #1) by Christina Lauren
An aspirational coworker. Exec with an obsession with detail. And a lot of name-calling, too.
Bennett Ryan is Chloe Mills’ only stumbling block in her path to becoming an MBA. He’s demanding, blunt, and careless—but he’s also completely enthralling. A stunning example of the Bastard breed.
As a member of his family’s media conglomerate, Bennett has returned to Chicago from France. She’s the assistant he never expected to be the beautiful, innocently provocative—completely infuriating—creature he now sees every day. He never expected it to be this way. Contrary to popular belief, he’s never been one for office romances. But Chloe is so enticing to him that he’s willing to bend or even break the rules in order to get his hands on her. Everywhere you look at work.
Bennett and Chloe must decide exactly what they’re willing to give up in order to win each other as their desire for one another grows stronger.
Beautiful Bastard has been extensively updated for re-release after originally only being available online as The Office by tby789 and garnering over 2 million reads on fanfiction sites.
This Man (This Man, #1) by Jodi Ellen Malpas
An interior designer named Ava O’Shea is scheduled to meet with The Manor’s owner, Mr. Jesse Ward, for the first time. A cravat-wearing well-to-do countryman is exactly what she expects upon arrival, and there is nothing to indicate otherwise. How could she possibly be wrong? You won’t believe your eyes when you see him in person. A conceited playboy with no sense of boundaries, he is also. In spite of her best efforts, Ava is unable to resist the strong attraction she feels towards him. Jesse Ward, on the other hand, isn’t quite ready to let her go just yet. He is adamant about getting her. In her heart, she knows she’s headed for heartbreak, but he won’t let her go!
Wallbanger (Cocktail, #1) by Alice Clayton
This newfound familiarity with Caroline’s neighbor’s nocturnal activities becomes apparent the first night after Caroline moves into her wonderful new San Francisco apartment. She hears not only his bed banging against the wall but the ecstatic response of what appears (as loud night after loud night goes by) like an endless parade of women because of the thin walls and the guy’s athletic prowess. Caroline’s fantasies are keeping her awake even longer than the noise, despite her self-imposed dating hiatus and her neighbor’s undeniable allure to females. In a fit of rage and a pink baby-doll nightie, Caroline confronts Simon Parker, her neighbor she’s only heard but never seen, because the wallbanging is literally bouncing her out of bed. The walls are as thin as the tension between them, and the results are as varied. In a split second, Caroline realizes she’s discovered a whole new meaning of neighborly…
An exasperation at first sight story told with just the right amount of silliness and steam by Alice Clayton.
Release Me (Stark Trilogy, #1) by J. Kenner
The story revolves around a powerful man who has never heard the word “no,” and a fiery woman who says “yes” on her own terms, much like in Fifty Shades of Grey and Bared to You.
In the end, I couldn’t help but be drawn to him. Another man I couldn’t help but fall for.
Damien Stark could seduce any woman he desired. He was seductive, self-assured, and in charge, and he got what he wanted. That’s what he had his eye on.
While our chemistry was undeniable, I was wary of the demands he would place on me if we became involved. I had to tell Damien the truth about my past in order to keep us together.
Damien, on the other hand, was haunted. His secrets threatened to destroy him—and us—forever as our passion grew stronger and stronger.
Release Me is an erotic love story aimed at an older demographic.
On Dublin Street (On Dublin Street, #1) by Samantha Young
For years, Jocelyn Butler has been burying her past. A shocking revelation may be on the horizon for her.
Jocelyn moved to Scotland four years ago, burying her grief, ignoring her demons, and forging ahead with no attachments in the wake of her tragic past in the United States. Until she moves into a new apartment on Dublin Street and meets a man who rocks her carefully guarded world to its core, her solitary life is going swimmingly.
Braden When it comes to getting what he wants, Carmichael doesn’t mess around. Braden comes up with a solution that will satisfy their intense attraction without putting her in any kind of relationship.
But after Jocelyn accepts Braden’s proposal, she realizes that Braden isn’t content with a passionate relationship. The obstinate Scotsman is determined to get to know her on a deep level, all the way to her soul.
Grey (Fifty Shades as Told by Christian, #1) by E.L. James
All things in Christian Grey’s world are under control, until the day that he finds himself face-to-face with beautiful Anastasia Steele in the middle of his office. Despite his best efforts, he is overcome by a wave of emotions that he neither understands nor can fight. But shy, unworldly Ana is unlike any other woman Christian has ever known. She sees past Christian’s business prodigy exterior and his penthouse lifestyle to his broken, cold heart.
Does being with Ana have the power to put an end to Christian’s nightly nightmares? Can he keep this girl and the glimmer of hope she offers him, or will his dark sexual desires, need to be in charge, as well as his self-loathing drive her away?
It’s time to re-examine Fifty Shades Of Grey through Christian Grey’s eyes.
To give readers a new perspective on a classic love story, E L James tells Christian’s story in his own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams.
This is a book for adults only.