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I Want You Bad

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (July 14, 2015)

Experience the Heights of Passion and the Depths of Desire.

We've all been there—so taken by a lover that you just can't stop thinking about him. Your imagination runs wild, fueling your fantasies. You feel...

Penthouse Variations on Three-Ways

by Penthouse Variations Cleis Press (November 08, 2016)

A celebration of every erotica readers' favorite fantasy, Penthouse Variations on Three-Ways offers incredible tales featuring MMF, FFM, MMM, and FFF pairings. Spend a steamy night reading stories of three...

Penthouse Variations on Quickies

by Penthouse Variations Cleis Press (January 10, 2017)

Penthouse Variations on Quickies showcases the intense pleasures of quick sexual encounters. From five-minute frolics and almost fully-clothed romps to the passionate necessity of fast love to avoid unseemly...

Penthouse Variations on Submission

by Penthouse Variations Cleis Press (June 16, 2015)

Giving up control to a lover and bending to his every erotic whim is the ultimate ecstasy for women who crave kink. The libidinous tales in Penthouse Variations on Submission explore the debauched desires of...

Penthouse Variations on Kink

by Penthouse Variations Cleis Press (February 09, 2016)

Penthouse Variations on Kink delves deep into the decadent desires of bondage lovers. This collection of unrestrained erotica is filled with tales of couple-friendly kink that spill the secrets of men and women...

Love, Lust, and Zombies

by Mitzi Szereto Cleis Press (October 13, 2015)

Let’s face it: zombies are hot, and baby, they’re getting hotter. Although not the most traditional of sex symbols, zombies are truly coming into their own, even landing on the silver screen in romantic...

Gym Boys

by Shane Allison Cleis Press (December 08, 2015)

Gym Boys examines what takes place behind the closed doors of the locker room. This book is a tribute to the body beautiful, where men who look like Greek gods are worshiped for their outsized attributes. Editor...

Come Again

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (April 14, 2015)

In the latest collection from award-winning editor Rachel Kramer Bussel, sex toys take on a life of their own as they bring couples, singles and strangers to new heights of pleasure. From two couples who happen...

Bondage Bites

by Alison Tyler Cleis Press (August 11, 2015)

Get ready to kink your kindle and hook up your Nook with these delightful and delicious short shorts from top BDSM eroticist Alison Tyler. Every kind of bondage is fully explored in this fun and romantic romp...

Best Lesbian Erotica 2015

by Laura Antoniou Cleis Press (February 10, 2015)

The fiercest, freshest lesbian erotica of the year curated by the legendary Laura Antoniou, million-selling author of The Marteketplace series. These stories will make you want to call your girl in the middle...

Best Gay Erotica 2015

by Rob Rosen Cleis Press (January 13, 2015)

Best Gay Erotica 2015 is filled to the page-turning brim with fantastic tales of fire dancers and TV repairmen, of hunky painters and electricians and magicians, solo sex, duo sex, and sweat-soaked triple onslaughts....

Best Women's Erotica 2015

by Violet Blue Cleis Press (January 13, 2015)

Women and desire is the focus of this lust-filled literary exploration. Violet Blue has her finger on the pulse of sex and culture today and is an in-demand sexpert sought after by the likes of Dan Savage, Forbes...

Take This Man

by Neil Plakcy Cleis Press (May 14, 2015)

A rarity — romantic erotica focused on male couples in committed relationships — Take This Man comes from one of the top-flight gay fiction writers, Neil Plakcy. Many erotic stories focus on the thrill of...

Flying High

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (March 17, 2014)

This red-hot guide to getting it on at 30,000 feet will have readers racing to the ticket counter so they too can be Flying High. Editor Rachel Kramer Bussel presents scintillating stories of one-flight-stand...

Love Between Men

by Shane Allison Cleis Press (March 17, 2014)

Filled with romance, passion, and lust, Love Between Men offers irresistible erotic fun while celebrating the coming together of souls as well as bodies. Two traveling husbears meet a willing twink in Jeff Mann's...

Foolish Hearts

by Timothy Lambert & R. D. Cochrane Cleis Press (December 16, 2013)

In the age of online dating, one night hook-ups, and getting dumped via text, it seems like romance has left the building. Best-selling authors and die-hard romantics, Timothy Lambert and R.D. Cochrane are back...

Lust in Latex

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (November 18, 2013)

Editrix extraordinaire Rachel Kramer Bussel tried on a latex dress and instantly discovered the very special and very sensual pleasures of fetish fashion, "It was way better than being naked. I felt divine,...

Best Women's Erotica 2014

by Violet Blue Cleis Press (November 18, 2013)

Best Women’s Erotica 2014 delivers risky, romantic, and heart-pounding thrills. Joyful, daring, and authentic, these steamy stories revel in erotic adventure, from the sparks between strangers to the knowing...

Best Lesbian Erotica 2014

by Kathleen Warnock Cleis Press (November 18, 2013)

Hailed as "mesmerizing" by the Insight Out Bookclub, the world's largest LGBT reading group, Cleis' Best Lesbian Erotica is the standard bearer for the genre. Kathleen Warnock has taken the series to new heights...

Love Burns Bright

by Radclyffe Cleis Press (November 18, 2013)

“…kissing Kathy is like kissing her for the first time and the millionth time, new and yet familiar, fresh and yet filled with the memories of every kiss we’ve shared. Before I fall into the mindless spiral...

World of Women

by Carol Caine Cleis Press (April 24, 2012)

Why do women keep trying to pin Kat down? She’s a free spirit. When she returns to Manhattan from a winter holiday with her latest conquest — bored and desperate to escape those sweet words and caresses...

Red Hot Erotica

by Alison Tyler Cleis Press (April 01, 2006)

These explicit, playful tales range from the sweetly sensual to the candidly carnal. Bill Noble’s poetic “Stardrift” finds a beach runner drawn into an unexpected moonlight ménage. Saskia Walker’s “It’s...

Best Gay Romance

by Tom Graham Cleis Press (January 01, 2007)

Openly erotic and smart, the stories of Best Gay Romance deliver hope and happy endings. Dale Chase’s “The Early Show” describes the tantalizing flirtation of two writers who share an eccentric habit of...

Best Fetish Erotica

by Cara Bruce Cleis Press (May 01, 2009)

The stories in this reissued version of Cara Bruce’s popular anthology explore the irresistible lure of the sexual fetish, from leather and lingerie to shoes and shaving accessories. Nearly two dozen of today’s...


by Violet Blue Cleis Press (May 22, 2007)

An exciting new collection from best-selling author Violet Blue celebrating women’s erotic imagination

Love at First Sting

by Alison Tyler Cleis Press (June 12, 2007)

Are you fit to be tied? In Love at First Sting, editor and bondage aficionado Alison Tyler presents a cornucopia of kink — 22 tantalizing, triple-X tales, rich in variety and saucy details of lovers put in...


by Rupert James Cleis Press (August 14, 2012)

Hell hath no fury like a stepsister scorned . . . Elizabeth Miller has brains, a trust fund and an unreliable fiancé. Rachel Hope is a young aspiring actress: beautiful, talented, seemingly sweet. Under normal...

As Kinky as You Wanna Be: Your Guide to Safe, Sane and Smart BDSM

by Shanna Germain Cleis Press (November 24, 2014)

As Kinky as You Wanna Be is not an instruction book. It won’t teach you how to tie up your squirming lover or choose the proper lube. Rather, it teaches you how to be a kinky person who has safe, sane, and...

The Big Book of Domination: Erotic Fantasies

by D. L. King Cleis Press (November 24, 2014)

Not every woman likes to submit. An increasing number like to be on top. And their partners love it! D. L. King, editor of 2013's award-winning Under Her Thumb, curates a scintillating collection with The Big...


by Shane Allison Cleis Press (July 21, 2014)

Rookie cops are irresistible—a little "wet behind the ears," still a little innocent and oh-so eager! These hot young copes are fresh out of the police academy and ready to learn the ropes. Between the buzz...

The Big Book of Orgasms: 69 Sexy Stories

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (October 15, 2013)

What happens when you bring together 69 authors sharing their hottest orgasm stories? If you have top notch erotica editor Rachel Kramer Bussel, you get The Big Book of Orgasms! This climactic collection captures...

Dark Secret Love: A Story of Submission

by Alison Tyler Cleis Press (October 11, 2013)

Alison Tyler, "mistress of literary erotica," has mined her memoirs, spinning a kinky fairy tale with a happily-ever-after ending. Dark Secret Love is a modern-day Story of O, a 9 1/2 Weeks-style journey fueled...

High Octane Heroes: Erotic Romance for Women

by Delilah Devlin Cleis Press (August 13, 2013)

Heroes inspire lustful fascination. Worthy of High Octane Hero status, kickass iconic heroes enter danger zones in the name of duty, honor, country, and even love. These rugged men conjure images of hard, chiselled...

Down and Dirty: 69 Super Sexy Short-Shorts

by Alison Tyler Cleis Press (August 13, 2013)

Who's Got Short-Shorts? Alison Tyler has short-shorts! That is, she's collected 45 super-sexy short-short stories that will leave readers breathless. These tantalizing tales are the most seductive snippets and...

Baby Got Back: Anal Erotica

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (September 16, 2013)

Baby Got Back is a stimulating set of page-turning stories of anal fun. Rachel Kramer Bussel has edited some of the bestselling erotica books in the business and this is her first book devoted to all manner...

Bare Assed: Kinky Spanking Stories

by Alex Algren Cleis Press (January 21, 2013)

Spanking is probably the most unconsidered model of balance. Though spanking is commonly seen as an act of submission, the spanked has the unasserted power to bring the spanker to their quivering knees. Each...

Whole Lesbian Sex Stories: Erotica for Women

by Felice Newman Cleis Press (January 21, 2013)

Confessions of an Erotica Reader I love lesbian sex. I love talking about sex. I love mentally undressing the sexy women in my life. I love planning what I’m going to do when my partner gets home. I love having...

Carrie's Story: An Erotic S/M Novel

by Molly Weatherfield Cleis Press (January 21, 2013)

Carrie's Story is regarded as one of the finest erotic novels ever written- smart, devastatingly sexy and, at times, shocking, Molly Weatherfield has penned a book that is standing the test of time alongside...

Only You: Erotic Romance for Women

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (January 15, 2013)

The couples in this Cleis Press collection are happy, but looking for something more to add some sizzle to their relationships. They don't want to just go along for the ride, but to take control and see how...

Best Gay Romance 2013

by Richard Labonté Cleis Press (January 21, 2013)

Best Gay Romance 2013 has both heat and sweet. These stories of meet-cutes, first times and long time loves are tales well told with relatable characters you root for from beginning to end. Cream-of-the-crop...

Best Lesbian Romance 2013

by Radclyffe Cleis Press (January 21, 2013)

Radclyffe is on a mission: she wants to rock your world every single year. And she does. We marvel at every year's batch of annual excellence. Swooningly romantic, shudderingly erotic, poundingly good prose...

The Big Book of Bondage: Sexy Tales of Erotic Restraint

by Alison Tyler Cleis Press (December 24, 2012)

Surrender to your fantasies. Every submissive willingly does: bound and helpless, expecting the ecstasy of her master's lash. Never mind the leather—clothed or naked, she is stripped down to only the most...

One Night Only

by Violet Blue Cleis Press (January 17, 2012)

Some temptations are just too tantalizing to ignore- the hot guy at the Apple Genius Bar, the mysterious stranger in the train station who makes you sweat, the nameless faceless stranger at the club whose dirty...

Best Lesbian Romance 2012

by Radclyffe Cleis Press (January 17, 2011)

In this sizzling new treasury, erotica maestro Radclyffe has assembled over two dozen titilating tales of lesbian couples taking each other to new heights of happily bedded bliss. Imagination and experimentation...

Best Gay Romance 2012

by Richard Labonté Cleis Press (January 17, 2012)

Brains, muscle, tenderness, kink. Like the perfect lover, Best Gay Romance 2012 captures the raw energy of man-on man desire like no other. Once again, award-winning editor Richard Labonté has gathered hot,...

Best Lesbian Romance 2010

by Radclyffe Cleis Press (January 01, 2010)

Ranging from the short and ever-so-sweet to make-you-cry passionate, Best Lesbian Romance 2010 is essential reading for anyone who favors the highly imaginative, the deeply sensual, and the very loving. Radclyffe's...

Best Bondage Erotica 2012

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (December 13, 2011)

Best Bondage Erotica 2012 fully explores the joys of restraint with stories from top-notch (pun unintended) writers who have mastered the bondage fiction. Editrix extraordinaire Rachel Kramer Bussel lets the...

Girl Crush

by R. Gay Cleis Press (May 04, 2010)

Every woman has a girl crush — that physical and emotional fascination with another intriguing, provocative woman who inspires the thought, "What if?" Girl Crush answers that question with an inspiring range...

Best Erotic Romance

by Kristina Wright Cleis Press (December 13, 2011)

This inaugural collection of erotic romance features the very best of the genre. In erotic romance, the sexual component is critical to the development of the romantic relationship. Each of these masterfully...

Hide and Seek

by Alison Tyler Cleis Press (December 01, 2010)

Watching others as they expose themselves — or reversing the equation by taking center stage — can be some of life’s naughtiest delights. Hide and Seek proves that the eye is as much a pathway to pleasure...