But there's something her family doesn't know about her brother, Scott, and he'll do anything to protect his secret, even lie about Milkweed.
The monarch butterfly population in the United States is in trouble. People can help by planting milkweed to give the butterflies a place to lay their eggs and the caterpillars the food they need to survive. This Earth Day story will teach readers about the plight of the butterflies in a sweet, sexy erotic romance.
Will the first time be the last time, or will Milkweed and Gossamer find a way to be together when he leaves for grad school?
He falls hard for her, and when she tells him about her addiction, he wants to hold her close and protect her from his teammates who are eager to drag her down, but they are persistent. When Trish thinks Mark has betrayed her, can he show her the truth and keep their relationship alive?
Then my body betrays me, and my arousal makes the decision for me, leaving me with a new dilemma—how to get my mouth on the masseuse’s girl parts.
Spring: Alive and Well- A young woman traveling with missionaries in Nicaragua can't leave the country following the March, 1931 earthquake. She writes a letter to her secret lover describing the destruction and reminiscing about their last night together. Just for fun, she details her use of an unconventional sex toy.
Summer: Fighting Fire with Fire- A fire breaks out in an RV, and a volunteer firefighter saves the welder's dog, prompting daydreams of falling in love with the hunky owner. When she meets the welder, she discovers desires she didn’t know she had—feelings for another woman.
Autumn: Ghosts Have Pride- A young woman is unhappy in her relationship with a man until her grandmother's ghost appears to help her discover her desire for women.
Winter: Mobile Home for the Holidays- Two homeless women come together to pool their resources and get off the streets. Finding love together is a bonus.
Come with a Friend- Jason’s tragic childhood and history of being bullied isolates him until a friend from the past cooks up a scheme to take revenge on the bully of their youth. But is revenge the real reason for Jason wearing a gown to the prom? Or could Timmy be in love with him?
Christmas in July- Straight-guy Sam spends a weekend in a campground to entice his kids to hang out with him. His ex-wife cuts the weekend short, leaving him plenty of time to hang out with Larry, the gay man next door. Beer and Larry’s mildly dominant personality leads them into his camper. And then his bedroom.
Come on Down- While fooling around with Caylin, James has a flashback to a gay experience when he was younger, prompting her to arrange a threesome with an old friend. How far will James go with another man this time?
Gay Greenhorn on the F/V Lost Agnes- Carson travels to Alaska to try crab fishing, but life on the boat is too much for him. He meets Artie, a closeted deckhand, and they fall hard for each other. When life on the Bering Sea threatens to swallow him up, Carson returns to Georgia, to the life he knows. But can Artie live without him or will he be forced to give up life on the Lost Agnes to live in Carson’s world?
Love and a Hate Crime- Thad is twenty, but he’s slow. When bully Jimmy tells him to “fuck up the queers,” the gay couple in their 60s down the block, Thad trusts that in return, Jimmy will leave him alone. He breaks into their house and witnesses the couple making love, arousing and terrifying him. What will he learn about himself?
Judy Maitland is a fortysomething, widowed biology teacher who overhears Brad confessing his suicide attempt to her classroom pet—Marvin, the bearded dragon. Judy enlists his help with her Valentine’s Day project: mating her ball pythons.
Her plan works. Brad claws his way out of the dark, and the snake lays her eggs.
And then they discover their mutual attraction.
Judy hesitates because Brad is young enough to be her child, but Brad has his own reason to hold back. How could he expect to satisfy an experienced woman if he couldn’t get Tanya off?
Fortunately, Mrs. Maitland is an excellent teacher. With the diagrams in a biology textbook and some hands-on practice, she teaches Brad exactly where to touch and lick, and . . . you know.
But when Tanya comes back into Brad’s life, will the twenty-year difference prove too hard to overcome? Or will Brad and Judy love their way into the light together? And will they get the cool hybrid snake babies they hoped for?
“Birthday Girl” Brooke's virginity goes to her bad-boy friend
A phone call prompts Brooke to remember her first time with the boy who broke her heart. Can she forgive him when he needs her the most?
“The Side Effect” How I became a cunnilinguist
When Lindsay doesn't say yes to Zack's public proposal, it takes an unethical scientist and some sensory confusion to get him over his aversion to oral sex. Will she marry him once she gets him to go down on her?
“Suffocating” A dark nuptial tragedy
Jack and Vanessa finally marry and have wicked-hot wedding-night sex, but when Vanessa shakes her bottom in a request for something dirty, it sends Jack to a dark place, full of brutal prison rape and a monster step-father. Will Jack satisfy Vanessa's needs? And who is in the heart-shaped tub?
“Wallpaper” A pregnant wife is a horny wife.
Expectant father, Derek, is torn between his wife's wishes and his mother's demands. And between his horny wife's needs and a good night's sleep. Will he make it to the baby's birthday?
“Purple Glitter” What we have here is a failure to communicate
When Laura finds purple glitter on Danny's penis, she assumes he's cheating. She seeks her revenge, losing her anal virginity to her neighbor, but loses it all in the process. Where the hell did that purple glitter come from?
BONUS STORY: “Sharing Her Heart” Judy Maitland’s final goodbye to Robert Maitland
Robert doesn't fit in at his new school with his Trans Am, Metallica t-shirts, and inability to read. Judy tutors him and they fall in love, but when the teacher accuses them of cheating, will they prove their honesty?
Judy Carlisle and the rest of the freshmen in her biology class hate Robert Maitland and his stupid Trans Am, at first. Then their nasty teacher pairs Judy and Robert as lab partners so she can help him pass biology, just in time for the Valentine’s Day pig-heart dissection.
Judy is terrible to Robert until he tells her off and makes her cry. Knocked down a peg, Judy sees Robert in a new light and she makes it her mission to tutor him.
During a study session one afternoon, a scream cuts through the quiet of the library, sending Robert into hero mode when he removes a snake from the building, earning the respect of the haters, and sparking romance between them.
But not all haters are high school students. When their biology teacher accuses them of cheating on the final exam, they must fight to prove their honesty to the school and their feelings for each other to their parents.
Following Judy’s eighteenth birthday, she and Robert celebrate Valentine’s Day at a Metallica concert, but the real celebration comes after, when they lose their virginity together in Rob’s Trans Am.
With a twenty-year difference in age between them, Joe and Angel are an unlikely pair, but they open a successful hair salon together and ignore the attraction between them. When Joe tries to do what he thinks is right and avoid a physical relationship, it sends Angel into a downward spiral. She hits rock bottom with her punk-band boyfriend, and together, they rob Joe and crush his spirit.
Five years later, she calls Joe late at night, looking for his help. He drives to Cape Cod to come to her rescue, but will he save her in time?
(Nadine’s transformation was inspired by the Deftones’ song “Change in the House of Flies.)
Bored with their female friends’ Black Friday “best bargain” contest, Rocco and Todd cook up their own contest—sex in the mall—while Barb, Margie, and Emilia shop.
Todd’s devious Internet ad brings in three gorgeous girls, each ready to have with a stranger on camera and risk getting caught being naughty in public. Unfortunately, Dwayne isn’t as good-looking as his hard-bodied friends. Not wanting to set himself up for a hot girl’s rejection, he risks ridicule from his friends and walks away from the contest.
When chunky-but-spunky Barb discovers Dwayne’s predicament, she helps him out, and they make a sexy video of their own, waking up arousal and feelings neither realized existed between them.
Romance blossoms in the wake of the contest as they get to know and love each other’s less-than-perfect bodies and speculate about their friends’ response when Dwayne’s partner in the video is revealed on Cyber Monday.
But what is more shocking—the sexy video or the special gift Barb purchases for the man she’s loved deep-down for all these years?
When they camp during a summer heatwave, Amy and Kevin wade into the cold creek, and Kevin steals Amy’s bikini top. Before she can cover herself, they meet another couple—seasoned swingers who are eager to play with them. Amy denies what she really wants, but the next time they meet, seeking shelter from a cold rainstorm, the other couple invites them into their luxury RV. After some wine to relax the inhibitions, their new friends open Amy and Kevin to all kinds of new pleasures and make their wicked hot ménage fantasies come true.