Cecilia Tan
AUTHOR

Cecilia Tan

I write about my passions, which include baseball, erotica, gourmet food, martial arts, tea, and travel. I write fantasy, science fiction, erotic fiction, paranormal romance, urban fantasy, BDSM romance, and anything else that stimulates my imagination.

I've been writing fiction professionally for over 25 years and lately I've started racking up awards--kind of neat! I was awarded Career Achievement in Erotica and the Pioneer Award in Erotic Fiction in 2015 by Romantic Times. My BDSM romance SLOW SURRENDER from Hachette/Grand Central Publishing/Forever won the RT Reviewers Choice Award in erotic romance, and the Maggie Award for Excellence from the Georgia chapter of the Romance Writers of America. A bunch more are listed at my website.

I'm the author of numerous other novels, many published as erotic romance with fantasy and science fiction settings, others published as sf/fantasy with erotic elements, some as erotica... which means I never know what to answer when people ask what genre they are. Fortunately here on Amazon they can be ALL of the above!

My work spans sexualities the same way it spans genres. I write heterosexual, gay, bisexual, and trans characters, and the eroticism runs the gamut from vanilla to bondage to transcendental magical sex.

I'm the author of the Magic University series, a four-book contemporary fantasy about a hidden magical school inside Harvard. The Prince's Boy is my erotic gay high fantasy BDSM swashbuckling romance (not kidding). Daron's Guitar Chronicles is my award-winning gay "coming out and coming of age in the 1980s" series. Struck by Lightning is my BDSM contemporary trilogy from Hachette. SECRETS OF A ROCK STAR is another three-book series of kinky rock star romances from Hachette. There is more in the works, too, of course! I'll be starting an urban fantasy/paranormal series next year with Tor Books called THE VANISHED CHRONICLES.

In the erotic short story realm, I've been published everywhere from Ms. magazine to Penthouse to Nerve, and I'm in many, many anthologies and the Best American Erotica series. Susie Bright called me "simply one of the most important writers, editors, and innovators in contemporary American erotic literature."

I've also edited many anthologies including Women of the Bite, Cowboy Lover, Sex In The System, Wicked Pleasures, SM Visions, for many different publishers, and many many books and ebooks for the independent publishing house I founded, Circlet Press. Those include Best Fantastic Erotica, Erotic Fantastic, Like an Animal, Like Crimson Droplets, and many others, both for Kindle and in paperback.

In science fiction/fantasy I have been published in Asimov's magazine, Strange Horizons, Absolute Magnitude, and many other places.

I also write and edit baseball nonfiction under the name "Cecilia M. Tan."

You can find out way more about me and my obsessions at www.ceciliatan.com

Read more Read less

Best Sellers

    • The Siren and the Sword

    • By: Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated by: David Radford
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Kyle Wadsworth arrives at Harvard eager to start his new life as a college student away from the cold and distant great-aunt who has raised him. But he walks into a building....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and fun

    • By Jeffrey on 01-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Slow Seduction

    • Struck by Lightning Series, Book 2
    • By: Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated by: Lucy Rivers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    Two months have passed since Karina's painful departure from James, the mysterious lover who awakened her darkest desires....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This book was not what I was expecting....

    • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 02-01-14

    Regular price: $28.69

    • The Academy: Book Four of the Marketplace Series

    • By: Laura Antoniou
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Jasicki
    • Length: 24 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    In The Academy, we follow Chris Parker and his trainee, Michael LaGuardia, to Japan, where a conclave of trainers is taking place....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best story yet.

    • By SG68 on 04-05-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Prince's Boy, Volume 1

    • By: Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated by: Roman M. Wagner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 155

    In a fantasy world where male/male lust fuels Night Magic, Prince Kenet lives a sheltered life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Erotic Serial With Sex in Every Chapter

    • By Cecilia Tan on 01-15-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Prince's Boy

    • Volume 2
    • By: Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated by: Roman M. Wagner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    In war, sex is the most potent weapon. The kingdom is threatened by the marauding attacks from neighboring nations, and by treachery within the castle walls....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eroticism with a plot

    • By Pen Name on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Velderet

    • A Cybersex S/M Serial
    • By: Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated by: Nobilis Reed
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Kobi and Merin harbor secret taboo desires, fantasizing about slavery and sexual domination. Through their computer networks they seek out others who share their desires....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey

    • By: Lori Perkins
    • Narrated by: Kris Edlund
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    In Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey, 50 writers continue the conversation....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It wasn't what I expected.

    • By Sharon D. on 05-18-16

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Incubus and the Angel

    • By: Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated by: David Radford
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Kyle Wadsworth thinks he isn't ready to love again, after what happened in his second year of college. Now halfway through his junior year, he's obsessed with studying....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story

    • By Jeffrey on 01-18-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Tower and the Tears

    • By: Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated by: David Radford
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Kyle is a college sophomore worrying about the usual things students do, like what he's going to major in and getting along with his dorm mates, but he attends a most unusual college....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • almost no plot

    • By Jeffrey on 01-13-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Poet and the Prophecy

    • Magic University, Book 4
    • By: Cecilia Tan
    • Narrated by: David Radford
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    In this conclusion of the Magic University series, Kyle begins his senior year full of doubt. For his junior thesis, he made a new translation of an ancient prophecy....

    Regular price: $24.95

Are you an author?

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.