Synopses & Reviews
Lonnie Barbach's erotica collections have broken new ground in their imaginative and liberating depictions of sexual fantasy and adventure. In her new anthology, she explores the erotic art that can kindle romance, ignite desire, and bring two people together in the most pleasurable and satisfying ways imaginable.
From the subtle to the graphic, from a spontaneous prelude to a meticulously planned encounter, the twenty stories showcased here cover the full spectrum of sexual experience and identity as they reveal seduction in all its varied and exotic forms. Authors Bruce Zimmerman, Tee A. Corinne, Hannah Katz, Ethan Monk, and many others whisk us to places as far away as nineteenth-century France, in tales ranging from erotic whodunits to sparkling comedies of manners to dark nights of sexual revenge that will leave no one the same.
Whether you are young or old, male or female, married or single, heterosexual or gay, Seductions will take you beyond the limits of your erotic imagination in an explicit volume that tantalizes and arouses.
Now a pivotal figure in the field of literary erotica, Lonnie Barbach was first known for her pioneering books about sex and relationships. Seductions is a sumptuous anthology in which she explores the ways that erotic art can kindle romance, ignite desire, and bring two people together in the most pleasurable and satisfying ways imaginable. The twenty stories showcased here cover the full spectrum of sexual experience and identity as they reveal seduction in all its varied and exotic forms. Seductions is written for a wide-ranging audience--young and old, male and female, heterosexual and gay, married and single. It will take readers beyond the limits of their erotic imagination to a realm that is both tantalizing and provocative.
About the Author
Dr. Lonnie Barbach received her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical social psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. She is now on the clinical faculty of the University of California Medical School in San Francisco and also has a private practice. Among her several bestselling books on sex and relationships are For Yourself, Pleasures, Going the Distance, The Pause, Seductions, The Erotic Edge, and Erotic Interludes, her book with her partner, David Geisinger, Ph.D. They live in Mill Valley, California, with their daughter, Tess.
Table of Contents
The other woman / Edward Buskirk -- Lines of fire / Tee A. Corinne -- Only in the movies / Doraine Poretz -- Double clicked / Hannah Katz -- The last seduction / Phoenix McFarland -- Nothing to wear / Dave Clarke -- Knowing / Kate Fox -- The welcome home / Saskia Walker -- Guest of honor / Renate Stendhal -- She went shopping this morning / Joseph S. Teller -- The 5:20 encounter / Ethan Monk -- A life of seductions / Nancy Sasha Long -- I wanted to / Lisa Prosimo -- Simply seduced / Wickham Boyle -- A conversation about green water / Leslie Cole -- A taste of Sicily / Lynn Santa Lucia -- Under the volcano / Dina Vered -- The front runner / Bruce Zimmerman -- Italian pastry / Carroll Mavis-Raine -- La petite mort / Staci Layne Wilson.