Revenge is one of the great themes in literature, from Shakespeare to Poe. This collection contains 18 original stories commissioned for this volume plus a reprint of a classic Ruth Rendell mystery.
Best Black Women's Erotica 2 showcases the hottest, most arousing and surprising erotic literature by African American women writers. Representing a wide range of styles and voices, these 20 stories offer a steamy assortment of fiction from popular authors, including C.C. Carter, T'Ashia Asante, Dorothy Randal Gray, Carol Smith Passariello, Kiini Ibura Salaam, Shawn F. Rhea, Opal Palmer Adisa, R. Erica Doyle, Tara Betts, and Tracy Price-Thompson among others.
"Not what I expected"
Upon meeting Joe in an Oxford bar, Rose is immediately smitten with the talented piano man. But Joe is not ready to settle down, and soon his wanderlust leads him to travel the world pursuing his burgeoning music career. Heartbroken, Rose sees all of her dreams shattered in an instant. Later, Joe returns more mature and ready for a relationship. But to Rose's dismay, he falls for her kid sister, Lily. Still harboring feelings for Joe, Rose is thrown into a rage that takes on homicidal dimensions.
Devastated by the shocking news that an old school- friend, Suzy Palmer, faces execution in Louisiana for the murder of her children, London Rabbi, Deborah Hirsch, enlists the aid of her former classmates in an attempt to get her off. She can't be anything but innocent; the Suzy they've known and loved all these years could never hurt a fly.
Erin O'Leary is a journalist sent to Dartmoor to hide from Russian assassins because of her latest controversial story. Surrounded by enigmatic neighbors who all have something to hide, and amidst rumors of a ghost tending its own grave, Erin is eager to hole up for the winter. But when people start getting killed, Erin realizes her winter won't be so boring after all.