Hauntedÿby unfulfilled desire and fantasy, Artist Caroline Ashley, on the advice of a friend, seeks out the services of the acclaimed Max Burton. Max initiates their association offering Caroline a legal contract giving him the right to not only punish her as he desires, but to take ownership of her life. Max leads the nave Caroline ever more deeply into the submissive role for which she is so naturally suited. At the same time he finds himself romantically lured by her sensuous appeal. Though Caroline would seek to own him as much as he owns her, she learns harsh lessons in surrender.
Kirsten agrees to accompany Billy on a summer cruise and tour of Europe, during which he slowly, determinedly awakens Kirsten to the romance and the sometime shocking extremes in becoming the love of his life. Soon, she agrees to be his wife, and the starry-eyed woman is led down a difficult path with surprising twists at every turn.
When a maverick filmmaker befriends the bewildered Kirsten, he wants her for himself and intends to break Billys fierce grip on her body and soul. A confused Kirsten is torn, and when the extremes of life with Billy leave her frightened, shes on the verge of rebellion. But can she tear herself away from the depraved passions that run deep, or will she run back to Billy begging for the kind of rough love he promises?
When Delila violates the law with a co-worker, the initial corporal punishment is swift, however, the hard labor she is condemned to is far more than she expected when Degas, the Overseer of an underground brothel, buys her from the State for the duration of her sentence. Delila enters the steamy underworld that her society has condemned, finding that she's not so much coerced as a willing participant. Any hope of reconciling with the husband she loves looks doubtful, unless he can understand the passion that now drives her.
In Outer Island, Lizbeth takes a journey out of present time to weave this remarkable erotic fantasy with bold and vivid strokes.
Something almost monumental stirs inside Jeni when Jack?s emails arrive in her inbox. A spark lust ignites ? something she hasn?t felt since she put her love life on hold following the tragic loss of her long term love just a year before