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Please excuse me if this is not an appropriate topic for this forum or if it has been covered already. I'm new to this genre and have been completely seduced by these books. I've got to give them a rest for a while and need to find something else to read. EIY will be devoured all too soon and then there will be the long wait for #4.

I've read some reviews and lists of supposedly comparable books, but haven't liked any. None had the depth of characters, lively sharp dialogue, and solid plot to go along with the erotic side. The only book I liked I picked up the other day from this group - Dublin Road. Read it last night and really enjoyed it, though nothing can compete with...

Anyway, I've only been a member here for a couple of weeks, but reading everyone's comments, which are funny, literate, clever, and full of interesting background knowledge, makes me feel like recommendations from you all would really be worth having - as opposed to the kind of (to use Gideon's phrase) "spank bank" p*** with cringe inducing dialogue I've seen listed elsewhere.

Just a place where people could add new titles we could investigate would be super.

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I've read Ask For It, Pride And Passion, The Stranger I Married, and they are all WONDERFUL. You shouldn't miss them!!

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I too have become a fan (obsessed LOL) with this new (If you can call it that) romance Genre.  I have really enjoyed Raine Miller's Blackstone Series, the third book was released recently.  Emily Snow's book Devoured, there are more coming out in that series, there is a prequel to Devoured called All Over You.  H M Ward writes short little books but there are many in each series.  Sydney Landon is great, there are four books in her Danver's series and it starts with Weekends Required.  Ruth Cardello has a good series also, the fifth was recently released.  I hope that helps.

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Try reading Sylvia's Georgian Series...  Ask for it, Passion for the Game, Passion for him and Don't tempt me.

Yes I would recommend all the Georgian ones/Historical section for SD as they are so brilliant and will keep you going until next week.  I read one in a day ;)

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Definitely Seven Years to Sin!

Definitely agree with you there and The Stranger I Married, loved these books :)

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A friend gave me Claim Me and Release Me by J. Kenner. They follow a Gideva type couple. They are 2/3 of The Stark Trilogy - last book due out July 30. They were better than most versions of difficult hot billionaire and wounded heroine I have tried - IMO about equal in quality to On Dublin Street which I liked. Don't mean to sound so lukewarm - it's just nothing compares to Crossfire.

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A friend gave me Claim Me and Release Me by J. Kenner. They follow a Gideva type couple. They are 2/3 of The Stark Trilogy - last book due out July 30. They were better than most versions of difficult hot billionaire and wounded heroine I have tried - IMO about equal in quality to On Dublin Street which I liked. Don't mean to sound so lukewarm - it's just nothing compares to Crossfire.

:)

I'm re-reading Claim Me today getting ready for the 3rd one, Complete Me.  They are a pretty hot couple, good story line and of course lots of secrets too :)  

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Hi Everyone,

I have been collecting everyone's book lists:

 

 

Books:

  1. Maya Banks :  KGI Series
  2. Samantha Young: 
  • On Dublin Road
  • On London Road
  1. Diana Gabaldon Series
  2. Shayla Black:  Wicked Series
  • Wicked Ties
  • Decadent
  • Delicious
  • Surrender To Me
  • Belong To Me
  • Mine To Hold
  • Wicked All The Way
  • Ours To Love
  1. Olivia Cunnings:  Sinners Series
  2. Arianne Richmonde:  The Pearl Trilogy
  • Forty Shades of Pearl
  1. Kyra Davis:  Just Another Night Series
  2. Raine Miller:  The Blackstone Affair
  •       Naked

 

I hope I got the list correct.  If there are any errors please feel free to edit or cut and paste (what ever suites each person).  :)

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I have been reading this forum for the past few months and have loved everyone's comments and thoughts, but this is my first time posting myself. I really love SD's historical books and of course the crossfire series.

I read books so quickly that I have had to look around for my romance fix and have found the following contemporary romance/erotic novels to be pretty good and keep me entertained;

This Man (trilogy and all released) Jodi Ellen Malpas

Blackstone Affair (trilogy and all released) Raine Miller

Knight and play/stay ( two books both released) Kitty French

Stark Trilogy ( 2 released final out on 30 July) J Kenner

I love the writing of SD and can see the differences between a great writer like Sylvia and the thoughtful stories she writes compared to some of the other books out there.

Hope you are all well and cannot wait for my next Eva and Gideon fix

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Hi Everyone,

I have been collecting everyone's book lists: 

 

(and I - sme - corrected and added more information)

 

 

Books:

 

1. Maya Banks : 

 

  • KGI Series
  • Breathless Triology: 1. Rush, 2. Fever, 3. Burn (out 6th, August)

 

2. Samantha Young: Standalone, somehow interwined!

  • On Dublin Streets
  • On London Road

3. Diana Gabaldon: historical, contemporary, romance, suspense, time travel, Scotish and American History, great love!

  • Outlander Series, 7 books out: Outlander (1), Dragonfly in Amber (2), Voyager (3), Drums of Autumn (4), the Fiery Cross (5), A Breath of Snow and Ashes (6), Echo in the Bone (7)
  • Lord John Grey Series, interwined with Outlander

 

4. Shayla Black:  Wicked Series

  • Wicked Ties
  • Decadent
  • Delicious
  • Surrender To Me
  • Belong To Me
  • Mine To Hold
  • Wicked All The Way
  • Ours To Love

5. Olivia Cunnings:  Sinners Series

 

6. Arianne Richmonde:  The Pearl Trilogy (a mature woman around 40 meets an young millionäre under 30 and falls in love, takes place in New York, Carlifornia, France)

  • Forty Shades of Pearl
  • Shades of Pearl
  • Shimmers of Pearl
  • Pearl (Male POV), due September 2012

 

7. Kyra Davis:  Just one Night Triology

 

(My first rezension in English for more information: http://www.amazon.de/Just-One-Night-Part-ebook/dp/B008J4L2XI/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1373221639&sr=1-1&keywords=Just+one+night)

  • The Stranger
  • Exposed
  • Binding Agreement

8. Raine Miller:  The Blackstone Affair ( A dominant alpa male, British, 32 and an American Girl, 24 meeting over a naked photo)

  • Naked
  • All in
  • Eyes Wides Open

 

interwined with historical prequels: 

 

  • His perfect passion
  • The undoing of Libertine

and upcoming

 

Rothvale Mini-Series, 2 books

 

9. Maya Cross: Locked-Triology: takes places in Sydney

 

  • Locked
  • LockOut
  • Unlocked, due 18th August

 

10. Evie Hunter: 

 

  • Pleasure of Winter
  • A touch of Winter (short story, takes place later)

and

 

  • Pleasure of Summer (somehow interwined with Winter, but I don´t know it how!)

 

11. J.S. Taylor: the spotlight series, plays in England, BDSM plays a lot, but no hard core stuff

 

  • Up close and personal
  • The berkley method
  • Director´s cut
  • Book 4 due in July, August

 

12. J. Kenner: Stark Triology

 

  • Release me
  • Claim me
  • Complete me, due 30th July

 

I hope I got the list correct.  If there are any errors please feel free to edit or cut and paste (what ever suites each person).  :)

 

 

Dear Ladies, have fun READING them all or some!

 

with pleasure

 

sme

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I have been reading this forum for the past few months and have loved everyone's comments and thoughts, but this is my first time posting myself. I really love SD's historical books and of course the crossfire series.

I read books so quickly that I have had to look around for my romance fix and have found the following contemporary romance/erotic novels to be pretty good and keep me entertained;

This Man (trilogy and all released) Jodi Ellen Malpas

Blackstone Affair (trilogy and all released) Raine Miller

Knight and play/stay ( two books both released) Kitty French

Stark Trilogy ( 2 released final out on 30 July) J Kenner

I love the writing of SD and can see the differences between a great writer like Sylvia and the thoughtful stories she writes compared to some of the other books out there.

Hope you are all well and cannot wait for my next Eva and Gideon fix

Hi Lulu, 

Welcome to the forum and I hope you enjoy yourself. :)

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Hi Everyone,

Another forum member suggested these books so I thought that I might add them here:

 

  1. Sylvain Reynard:  Gabriel Series
  • Gabriel’s Inferno
  • Gabriel’s Rapture
  • Gabriel’s Redemption

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Morning ladies.

Just finished On Dublin Street- Samantha Young. Recommend it. Read it twice in a week. Lol. :)

I liked it too and wouldn't have minded a sequel, but I didn't much care for the woman that the sequel was to be based on. If you read it and like it, please share. Thanks.

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Hi Lulu, 

Welcome to the forum and I hope you enjoy yourself. :)

Thanks GiGi

I am enjoying myself, love the different perspectives and ideas put forward.

Thanks for the welcome :)

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Thanks GiGi

I am enjoying myself, love the different perspectives and ideas put forward.

Thanks for the welcome :)

 

Hi Lulu,

 

hello and nice that did join our nice forum and discussions! 

 

Nice to meet you! Have fun here ... 

 

sme

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Hi Lulu,

 

hello and nice that did join our nice forum and discussions! 

 

Nice to meet you! Have fun here ... 

 

sme

Thanks sme :)

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I have been reading this forum for the past few months and have loved everyone's comments and thoughts, but this is my first time posting myself. I really love SD's historical books and of course the crossfire series.

I read books so quickly that I have had to look around for my romance fix and have found the following contemporary romance/erotic novels to be pretty good and keep me entertained;

This Man (trilogy and all released) Jodi Ellen Malpas

Blackstone Affair (trilogy and all released) Raine Miller

Knight and play/stay ( two books both released) Kitty French

Stark Trilogy ( 2 released final out on 30 July) J Kenner

I love the writing of SD and can see the differences between a great writer like Sylvia and the thoughtful stories she writes compared to some of the other books out there.

Hope you are all well and cannot wait for my next Eva and Gideon fix

Welcome to the forum.

 

I read books quickly also.  Once I start reading I can't put the book down until the end.  Thanks for your suggestions

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Hi Ladies, 

 

I have another suggestion to read: 

 

H.W.Ward and her e-books about three bothers: 

 

1. Damaged and Damaged 2 (I´ve read recently and it is great, not many hot sex scenes stuff, but hot physical attraction, hurtful pasts, fantastic chemistry!)

 

these books interwined wit

 

2. The Agreement (out now installment 1-8): an ongoing series .... about another brother but I didn´t read them!

 

and 

 

3. Stripped (coming out August some day??)

 

Her writing style is great, the story lines interesting and this author can describe very well the spark they flying between two people before it comes to any further sexual contacts. This I do like and appreciate!!

 

Have fun, 

sme

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