We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Call anytime(888) 283-5051
The Afternoons of a Woman of Leisure | [Elizabeth Bennett]

The Afternoons of a Woman of Leisure

As a beautiful young woman married to a much older, wealthy man, Joanna has the life of a woman of leisure: a great deal of comfort, and little satisfaction. With her husband “going through a phase” of disinterest in her sexually, Joanne decides to embark on a phase of her own....
Regular Price:$19.95
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

As a beautiful young woman married to a much older, wealthy man, Joanna has the life of a woman of leisure: a great deal of comfort, and little satisfaction. With her husband “going through a phase” of disinterest in her sexually, Joanne decides to embark on a phase of her own....

Venturing out in the afternoons, she discovers the mysterious O, a woman whose employees help clients explore the bounds of pleasure and pain. Her initial experiences are a shock to the senses...a shock that leaves her wanting more. But as she gets deeper into this exciting and dangerous world, Joanna finds herself the victim of shifting alliances, and begins gathering secrets to plot a revenge that goes further than anyone could have imagined.

©1994 Elizabeth Bennett (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

3.4 (10 )
5 star
 (3)
4 star
 (2)
3 star
 (2)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (1)
Overall
3.4 (8 )
5 star
 (2)
4 star
 (2)
3 star
 (2)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (1)
Story
3.4 (9 )
5 star
 (3)
4 star
 (2)
3 star
 (1)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (1)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Jim "The Impatient" Springfield, MO, United States 02-07-14
    Jim "The Impatient" Springfield, MO, United States 02-07-14 Member Since 2010

    I will listen to NO boring book. Old Fav's,Card, King , Hobb. New Fav's, Hill, Scalzi, Sawyer, Interested in Lansdale, Crouch, Konrath

    HELPFUL VOTES
    853
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    522
    497
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    108
    26
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Soft Porn"

    This was not badly written. The emphasis was mostly on the build up to each event. Once something would get to the down and dirty, then it would not last long. There is nothing wrong with that, it just is not what I was hoping for. There are some interesting fantasies and probably some games many couples have played. Like playing doctor, or fondling each other under the table at a fancy restaurant.

    I did not listen to the last couple of hours. The story was heading for male submission and a mistress dressed in leather and I lost interest.

    Everybody is different, especially in erotica. I say if you like your erotica on the soft side, you should like this.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Delah Palm Desert, CA, United States 08-07-13
    Delah Palm Desert, CA, United States 08-07-13 Member Since 2011

    Which came first... the books or the glasses?

    HELPFUL VOTES
    114
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    109
    67
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    10
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Wow! Just Wow!"

    I didn't realize when I downloaded this book that it was erotica. This erotica is very well written. It has a very well written plot. It starts page 1 and BAM, doesn't let up. The narrator is great. The sex is off the chain. The author does not hold anything back. I am not into BDSM (not sure I even got the acronym right) -- it is in this book but it's not heavy duty. This book is such a crazy fantasy. I highly recommend just for the fun of it. I didn't agree with the ending (won't give away) but loved the story. It was fun, fun, fun!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Evangelina Frazeysburg, Ohio 10-21-13
    Evangelina Frazeysburg, Ohio 10-21-13 Member Since 2010

    Eva Joe

    ratings
    REVIEWS
    32
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Loved most of this book. Did not like how it ended"
    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Hated it. I really felt like the main character punished....in a very cruel way....someone for being different. ..not much different than herself.


    Any additional comments?

    I still think this is worth reading. It is just my opinion that it ended bad.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-3 of 3 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.