Did You Like Fifty Shades of Gray?

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Did you like Fifty Shades of Gray?

If you liked Fifty Shades of Gray, why not try some of the following (click on title to place a hold):

Maya Banks

         rush.aspx           RushGabe Hamilton enters into an intense, secretive relationship with her older brother’s best friend, as they both leave themselves open to risk and betrayal.

     fever     FeverJace, Ash, and Gabe, three powerful friends, share everything–even women, but when they meet Bethany, Jace is determined to be the only man in her life, even if it means jeopardizing his lifelong friendships.

               burn       Burn (releasing 8/6/13)–When it comes to sex, Ash McIntyre has always explored his wilder side—extreme and uncompromising. He demands control. And he prefers women who want it like that. Even the women he’s shared with his best friend, Jace.  Then Ash meets Josie, who seems immune to his charms and his wealth. Intrigued, he begins a relentless pursuit, determined she won’t be the one who got away. He never imagined the one woman to tell him no would be the only woman who’d ever drive him to the edge of desire.

         menoutofuniform           Men Out of Uniform (Soul Possession)Jessie spends a hot night with two sexy-as-sin detectives, only to be accused of murder the very next day. But when Jessie becomes the target of a serial killer, her two detectives will risk everything to have her back in their arms–and in their bed.

Samantha Young

              dublinstreet.aspx     On Dublin StreetWhen Jocelyn leaves her tragic past behind and moves to Scotland, she meets Braden Carmichael, who is determined to get Jocelyn into his bed, despite Jocelyn’s hesitancy to get into a relationship.

              londonroad.aspx      Down London Road (sequel to On Dublin Street)It has always been up to Johanna to care for her family, particularly her younger brother, Cole. With an absent father and a useless mother, she’s been making decisions based on what’s best for Cole for as long as she can remember. She even determines what men to date by how much they can provide for her brother and her, not on whatever sparks may—or may not—fly. But with Cameron MacCabe, the attraction is undeniable. The sexy new bartender at work gives her butterflies every time she looks at him. And for once, Jo is tempted to put her needs first. Cam is just as obsessed with getting to know Jo, but her walls are too solid to let him get close enough to even try.

Lauren Dane

               tartTartAfter baker Juliet embarks on a passionate affair with a friend from childhood, lawyer Cal, who has loved Juliet for a long time, realizes that he must make a move or lose her forever, a situation that leads to intimacy for all three lovers.                

lush.aspx    LushSuccessful caterer Mary Whaley finds it difficult to resist sexy rock star and bad boy Damien Hurley, but the nature of their carefree trysts becomes complicated by Damien’s desire to take their relationship to the next level.

Christina Lauren

             beautifulbastard       Beautiful BastardChloe, a hard-working MBA student, is hopelessly attracted to her exacting manager Bennett, prompting them to break office dating rules despite their clashing personalities.

beautifulstranger.aspx       Beautiful StrangerFinancial consultant Sara Dillon moves to New York City and, hoping for a casual encounter, meets British playboy Max Stella at a dance club, as they embark on a tumultuous affair that leaves Max wondering if he has met his match.

Shayla Black

               ourstoloveOurs to LoveXander Santiago spent years living it up as a billionaire playboy. Never given a chance to lead his family business in the boardroom, he became a master in the bedroom instead. His older brother, Javier, inherited the company and worked tirelessly to make it an empire. But while cutthroat corporate espionage took its toll on Javier, nothing was as devastating as the seemingly senseless murder of his wife. It propelled him into a year of punishing rage and guilt…until Xander came to his rescue.
Eager to rejuvenate Javier’s life, Xander shanghais him to Louisiana, where they meet beautiful London McLane. After a decade of tragedy and struggle, London is determined to make a fresh start—and these sexy billionaire brothers are more than willing to help. London is stunned to find herself open to every heated suggestion…and desperately hoping that her love will heal them.

Emma Chase

            tangled        TangledDrew Evans is a winner. Handsome and arrogant, he makes multimillion-dollar business deals and seduces New York’s most beautiful women with just a smile. He has loyal friends and an indulgent family. So why has he been shuttered in his apartment for seven days, miserable and depressed? He’ll tell you he has the flu. But we all know that’s not really true. Katherine Brooks is brilliant, beautiful, and ambitious. She refuses to let anything-or anyone-derail her path to success. When Kate is hired as the new associate at Drew’s father’s investment banking firm, every aspect of the dashing playboy’s life is thrown into a tailspin.

Julie Kenner

          releaseme          Release MeWhen billionaire Damien Stark makes her an offer she cannot refuse, Nikki Fairchild discovers that this notorious bad boy has a hidden side, and as passion threatens to consume them, a secret from his past could tear them apart.

 M. Leighton

               downtoyou     Down to YouWhen college student Olivia Townsend returned home to help her father run his business, she never imagined a complication like Cash and Nash Davenport—twin brothers different in so many ways but with one thing in common: an uncontrollable desire for Olivia.

Raine Miller

            naked        NakedBrynne Bennett has left scandal in her past and is living the good life. An American grad student at the University of London and part-time photographic model, she’s getting back on track with lots of hard work and focus on a career in art conservation. When London businessman Ethan Blackstone buys her nude portrait, he wants to possess more than just her image. He wants Brynne in his bed, serving him in every way possible. He has no trouble voicing his desires, and he isn’t taking no for an answer.

Cherise Sinclair

           masterofthemountain         Master of the MountainWhen Rebecca’s boyfriend talks her into vacationing at a mountain lodge with his swing club; she quickly learns she’s not cut out for playing musical beds. Now she has nowhere to sleep. Logan, the lodge owner, finds her freezing on the porch. After hauling her inside, he warms her in his own bed, and there the experienced Dom discovers that Rebecca might not be a swinger…but she is definitely a submissive.

Emily Snow

               devoured     DevouredSienna Jensen had no plans to return home when she graduated college last spring—after all, her dreams lie in California. But when she discovers her grandmother’s Nashville home has been foreclosed, and the new owner has started the eviction process, Sienna has no other choice but go back to Music City. And she comes face to face with the flawed, gorgeous man she never thought she’d see again. When millionaire rock star Lucas Wolfe finds the outspoken redhead glaring at him from across a courtroom, he’s both infuriated and intrigued. He still can’t get the night Sienna almost spent with him out of his mind, and the chemistry between them is as undeniable as it was two years ago. He craves Sienna more than ever. And just like everything Lucas hungers for, he’s determined to have her.

Sylvain Reynard

             gabrielsinferno       Gabriel’s InfernoProfessor Gabriel Emerson is a well-respected Dante specialist by day, but by night he devotes himself to an uninhibited life of pleasure. He uses his notorious good looks and sophisticated charm to gratify his every whim, but is secretly tortured by his dark past and consumed by the profound belief that he is beyond all hope of redemption. When the sweet and innocent Julia Mitchell enrolls as his graduate student, his attraction and mysterious connection to her not only jeopardizes his career, but sends him on a journey in which his past and his present collide.

               gabrielsrapture     Gabriel’s RaptureIn the sequel to Gabriel’s inferno, university Professor Gabriel Emerson continues his affair with his former student, Julia Mitchell on a romantic holiday in Italy.

 Beth Kery

           becauseyouaremine         Because you are mineThe moment Francesca and Ian met, the attraction was mutual, an exquisitely physical charge that ignited between them. To Ian, she was the kind of woman he couldn’t resist. She was a true innocent. To Francesca, he was the kind of man she feared and desired—dark, extreme, commanding, and forbidden. What happened between them couldn’t be ignored—only indulged, evolving into an inescapable bond.

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