Freshly released from her father's hospital, Hannah is banished from home and sent to live with an uncle who puts her to work for the summer, interning under the chief building inspector in a small Ohio town. It's while she's on the job that Hannah first discovers the Castle: a massive stone structure set in the wheat fields of Ohio.
Kaylee Waters has saved her pennies for almost two years, mentally debated for six months, changed her mind no less than two dozen times, and finally purchased a three-day pass to what promised to be the vacation of a lifetime: The Castle, the kinkiest theme-resort-to-end-all-vacation-resorts.
"A wonderful mix of fun & heat"
Catherine Rutherford was a success - a self-made woman from the ground up, she'd had to fight hard for everything she had with only herself to rely on. But she had it all - a great job, a house, friends, a fiancée... well, perhaps not so much in the fiancée area. Glen was not quite what she'd hoped for in a man. He was nice enough - smart and funny and damned good in bed - but also indecisive and passive and quite happy to let her take care of him. She'd always yearned for something... more.
Being a prince meant that women lined up for his attention without any effort on his part. The only limit to the number of ladies willing to play with him was his own ability to satisfy them all. He was looking at her foot when he spoke. "I have no intention of luring you into something you don't want to do."
Submission didn't come easily to Miranda LaVoie, least of all to a man like Mace Kennedy, who everyone in town but her seemed to be chasing. But she didn't need a man - she didn't need a dom, especially, she was quite sure. Her streak of independence was a mile wide. Mace had known he'd wanted Miranda from the moment he'd seen her - as she was gracefully gliding away from him, which she seemed to do a lot of. But he could be a patient man when the goal was worthy enough.
Steven E. Wedel offers four short stories that run the gamut from pure horror to shocking hilarity. First, in "The Zombie Whisperer", a young lady living in a secure compound with a few fellow survivors of the zombie apocalypse invites in a man who says he can communicate with the walking dead.
Never one for plus-size women, Robert quickly changes his mind when he meets Lisa on the job. She has an A-plus personality but struggles with her own body image issues and a bad marriage. Flirtations at work become more intense, and Robert finds himself fantasizing about buxom, blonde Lisa more and more...until one afternoon he finds himself with the opportunity to find out all that a woman her size has to offer....
Beth has prepared weeks for her wedding anniversary. But when her husband is caught cheating with the office secretary she falls into a vortex of depression. Driving away into the biggest storm of the year, her car careens out of control and she crashes into a ditch. Out of nowhere, a man stops to help and takes her in his home. As the night progresses, Beth realizes that she may have found her savior, both in life and in love....
Turning 40 seems to have jolted me into action. I was even thinking of joining one of those relationship sites on the Internet. Jane smiled shyly. "Do you have any idea how horny a woman can get after 10 years without sex? You can only sublimate it so much."