Atmospheric scientist Kelsey March is under siege. Her tornado research project is on the skids, and she's fighting conflict in her university department. So when irresistible bad boy Archer West suggests a hot, wild fling while he's in town, Kelsey is unable to resist his sexy offer.
Just like the majority of California girls, Lana Clarkson wanted to become famous. She had that superstar look and when her family moved to Los Angeles, Lana did her best to make a name for herself in the entertainment industry. She had no idea that an accidental encounter with a world famous producer and mad musical genius Phil Spector would be fatal and end her hopes and dreams of international fame.
Punishment takes many forms. Seeking escape from her criminal past, a desperate woman enslaves herself to a dark trio of men who own an antiquated Louisiana plantation. Known only as Lydia, she becomes controlled by three very different men - malicious Preston, inflexible Kruin, and gentle Gabriel, all of whom introduce her to a world in which the lines between pleasure, pain, and shame are irrevocably blurred.
For weeks, Madeline been battling the new school principal, Ben Hunter, over the PTO budget. Despite Ben's young, sexy charisma, Madeline is determined not to lose. But when Ben seduces her into an intense, edgy affair, Madeline discovers that in order to win, she first has to surrender.
Submission is her only power...and her desperate means of control. When Lydia is ordered to leave the haven of the Louisiana plantation known as La Nouvelle Vie, she thinks she is free from the twisted desires of her dark trinity. Yet as she struggles with the question of whether or not she even wants to be free, Lydia finds herself again submitting to the depraved demands of the obsessive Preston Severine.
Since their intense, passionate beginning, Professor Dean West and his wife, Olivia, have fought dark secrets and betrayal in order to save their marriage. Now reeling in the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Liv and Dean are driven further apart by a vindictive threat to Dean's career.
After lies and betrayal almost destroy their marriage, Dean and Olivia West reignite their blissful passion. The medieval history professor and his cherished wife are determined to fix their mistakes and fall madly in love all over again. But when Dean is forced back into a feud with his parents and siblings, he and Liv must battle events that could damage them in ways they had never imagined.
"Come here, beauty," he says. "You need to be kissed." He's right. I need to be kissed, and he's the one who needs to kiss me. He is Professor Dean West, a sexy, brilliant scholar of medieval history and the love of my life. He is my white knight, my rock, and the keeper of my dark secrets. He taught me the meaning of both love and erotic pleasure. He has slayed monsters for me and alongside me. He knows he has all of me. And then...I discover that I don't have all of him.