And throughout history, there have been some stellar examples of the craft, much of it written for women, or by women. Old or new, hard or soft core, straight vanilla or bring on the kink, there’s a flavor for everyone in the wide open world of erotica.
We’ve gathered a handful of our favorite erotic novel authors, and a trio of surprising classic pieces of erotica, perfect to tickle your fancy.
1. Cherise Sinclair
This woman makes sex positively sizzle.
Heavily male-dominant, BDSM themed romance books with (mostly) believable plots.
Most of her books are part of a series, but each one tends to stand on its own.
The Tickle Me Pretty Recommendation: Show Me, Baby: A Masters of the Shadowlands Novella