If you like a little sizzle in your books and absolutely loved Fifty Shades Of Greythen you’ve come to the right place! Erotica is a genre often looked down upon. But, we think, there is nothing the written word explains better than some hot romance. So check out these 11 erotic novels and get your heart and blood pumping!
1. The Siren
The story of this erotic novel follows Nora Sutherlin, who is famous for her many and amazing works of erotica, but when the demanding British editor Zachary Easton comes into her life with demands much more than what she can handle, things start to take a twisted turn. As Nora's writing sessions with Zach turn out to be draining...and shockingly arousing, she is torn between passion and stability. The first of The Original Sinners series, this romance novel by Tiffany Reisz will keep you hooked (and a little turned on) all throughout! Price: Rs 793. Buy it here.
2. Seven Years To Sin
The author, Sylvia Day, is known for her erotic novels. Seven Years To Sin is definitely one of her great works! This romance novel talk about Jessica Sheffield who is a proper lady in all sense, has spent seven years in a marriage she doesn’t want to be in, where she can only think of the man she saw on the day of her wedding. So when she becomes a widow and somehow ends up on the same man’s ship, sparks are bound to fly! Price: Rs 354. Buy it here.
Panty is a darkly glamorous and fiercely erotic novel by Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay. In this romance novel, a woman finds a soft, silky, leopard print panty in a guest house’s cupboard in Calcutta and can’t help herself but think about the woman who must have worn it. She begins to feel a sense of companionship towards this woman and the sexual lives of the two women begin to mingle and blur. Though dark and unsettling, the erotic novel is worth multiple reads! Price: Rs 209. Buy it here.
4. Beyond Shame
The first book in the Beyond series by Kit Rocha, the romance novel Beyond Shame is a story of intense sexual attraction and passion. Noelle Cunningham wanted a life beyond the walls of Eden. Jasper McCray, on the other hand, a bootlegger and cage fighter, knows only how to defend the O’Kane gang with his life. When the two meet, they sense feelings they never knew existed and so begins a twisted, hot journey to self-discovery. Price: Rs 1,114. Buy it here.
5. This Man
This romance novel tells the story of a young interior designer Ava O’Shea who when meets Mr Jesse Ward, she knows something is up. He is devastatingly handsome, charming and confident, but also a conceited, hedonistic playboy who knows no boundaries. Ava desperately does not want to be attracted to him, but she can’t control the overwhelming effect he has on her. Jodi Ellen Malpas’ romance novel’s twisted but highly arousing tale of two different souls is definitely worth the read! And it’s only the first in the series! Price: Rs 606. Buy it here.
Forever is written for an age group older than Judy Blume's other novels for children and caused a storm of controversy when it was first published. It was a romance novel ahead of its time - and remains, after thirty years in print, a teenage best-seller. This erotic novel is a story of sexual arousing and the turns it can take in the early years of life. Price: Rs 225. Buy it here.
7. The Reader
The Reader is an erotic novel which has a subtle and coiled eroticism along with several moral claims. This mesmerizing romantic novel by Bernhard Schlink, which is now an Academy Award winning movie starring Kate Winslet, is a story of love and secrets. With a good dose of horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany, this story about a young boy’s erotic awakening will keep you hooked. Price: Rs 300. Buy it here.
8. Lady Chatterley’s Lover
D.H. Lawrence’s erotic book for women, which caused quite a stir when it first came out, is a classic when it comes to erotica. Lawrence portrays an extramarital affair and the explicit sexual explorations of Lady Chatterley and her lover in this text. The erotic novel, which is now considered a masterpiece, was actually banned as pornography until 1960! Price: Rs 468. Buy it here.
9. Tipping The Velvet
This romantic novel talks about Nan King who is captivated by the music hall phenomenon Kitty Butler. She becomes Kitty's dresser and the two head towards a glittering career as music-hall stars in an all-singing and dancing double act. At the same time, behind closed doors, they admit their attraction to each other and their rather raunchy affair begins. Sarah Waters’ first historical romance novel is a sensuous journey you must take! Price: Rs 379. Buy it here.
10. Possession Is Nine-Tenths Of Desire
A gripping first instalment of a trilogy of erotic novels for women that revolves around Eleanor and Josh, their sexual tension, and the evil that threatens to tear them apart. This is the first in the addictive Possession series by Eve Atkins. Josh and Eleanor, their sensuality and their struggle to be together in a world of power and deceit, will not just give you a whole new perspective on romance but also turn you on extensively! Price: Rs 1,002. Buy it here.
11. A Pleasant Kind Of Heavy And Other Erotic Stories
This amazing erotic book for women is a collection of short stories by Aranyani which is a must read for every girl. The variety of emotions and diverse storylines in each erotic novel are enough to keep you hooked. A local artist embarks upon a wild affair with her Russian neighbour in A Touch ofSun. A schoolgirl experiences exquisite pleasure at the hands of a stranger in The Causes ofBlindness. A pregnant woman discovers and succumbs to irresistible new cravings in A PleasantKind of Heavy, among others. The erotic novel is bold, sensuous and unabashedly erotic! Price: Rs 294. Buy it here.