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Surrender: Erotic Tales of Female Pleasure and Submission
by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Goodreads Author) , Donna George Storey (Goodreads Author) , Elizabeth Coldwell (Goodreads Author) , Thomas S. Roche (Goodreads Author) , Noelle Keely , M. Christian (Goodreads Author) , Matt Conklin , Amanda Earl (Goodreads Author) , more…Dominic Santi , Isabelle Gray , Justine Elyot , Teresa Noelle Roberts , Fiona Locke , Gwen Masters , Clancy Nacht (Goodreads Author) , Emerald (Goodreads Author) , Lolita Lopez (Goodreads Author) , Terri Pray (Goodreads Author) , Alison Tyler (Goodreads Author) , Jacqueline Applebee , Tess Danesi , Shanna Germain (Goodreads Author) …less
Rachel Kramer Bussel's bestselling books of submissive women and dominant men showcase our fantasies, desires, and deepest wishes. For those (and there are MANY) who love to be tired up, spanked, blindfolded, bound, or "used," for another's pleasure, these are books of inspiration. And, of course, these smart subs are getting exactly what THEY really want in very many ways ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Cleis Press
(first published February 18th 2011)
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A rehash of stories that have appeared in other (mostly Cleis) anthologies. Some of them are excellent stories, including Ms. Bussel's "Belted". However, if you bought this collection expecting new thrills, you would be disappointed. (If I had bought it - I received a copy to review for another site - I would feel ripped off.) Also, many of the stories are really only loosely tied to the theme of submission. An example is Justine Elyot's "The London O", a really hot story, but not, in my opinion ...more
Cleis Press has produced numerous popular erotic anthologies. This one is part of a second-generation collection of stories that were originally published in earlier Cleis anthologies. The repackaging is likely to attract new readers, especially since the reprint anthologies are based on relatively new themes. For example, the sex in this anthology is all heterosexual and male Dominant/female submissive. All the stories but one are drawn from earlier Cleis anthologies edited by Rachel Kramer Bus ...more
I'm a writer, editor, book reviewer, journalist, interviewer, blogger, and event organizer. I've edited over 50 anthologies, and my books have won 8 IPPY (Independent Publisher) Awards. I have written for Alternet, The Daily Beast, Elle.com, The Frisky, Glamour, Gothamist, Harper's Bazaar, Huffington Post, Inked, Jezebel, Mediabistro, New York Post, The New York Observer, Penthouse, The Root, Salo ...moreMore about Rachel Kramer Bussel...