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One Shade of Red

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating details ·  9 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Women want the perfect man, so they can change him. But when university student Damian Serr discovers a rich, beautiful woman who’s voracious about sex, he doesn’t try to improve on perfection. It’s all that he can do to hold on for the ride.

Damian has always followed the rules, always tried to please others. At 20, he still dates the girl next door because his parents lik
ebook, Amazon edition, 280 pages
Published April 2nd 2013 by The Written Word Communications Co. (first published March 26th 2013)
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Frederick Brooke
Apr 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I bought this book thinking it was going to be a satire of last year’s runaway erotic hit 50 Shades of Grey. Although I don’t usually pick up this sort of book, I highly enjoyed it on its own merits.

Third year University student Damian Serr takes over his friend’s pool cleaning business, forcing him to learn the finer points of customer service. He cleans people’s pools with his shirt off, since this is proving to be a hot summer in Toronto. Since most of the customers are women, Damian has to g
Apr 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received a free ARC copy by the author to proofread it and to provide an honest review.

This book was intended to be a spoof of "Fifty Shades of Grey", but I can tell you that Scott Bury managed to write a book that is much better, more interesting, deeper, and better written than the whole Fifty Shades Trilogy put together.
Damian is a naïve young man that faces a whole summer with the uncertainty of what those months would bring. Worried about making enough money for his next year at college,
Jul 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Every once in a while it's fun to read an erotic novel written by a man. :) One Shade of Red is a fun, very well-written story about a young man's first sexual experiences. Okay, so it's a bit of a fantasy. Pool boy meets sexually adventurous woman willing to show him the ropes. But it's a fun, entertaining read, if totally unbelievable. (Then again, most erotica is unbelievable.) My only real problem with the story was the way Damian cheats on his virginal girlfriend. Yes, she was a total prude ...more
D.G. Torrens
Apr 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Although this is not my normal type of read I have to say my curiosity got the better of me. The moment I heard about this book I just had to read it. Damian is a University student and a rather naive one to say the least. He takes on his friends pool cleaning business and realizes pretty early on that there is a lot more to the business than just cleaning pools! Damian is a virgin and his life is about to change in ways he could never of imagined. He was about to embark on every young hormonal ...more
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Scott Bury can't stay in one category.

After a 20-year career in journalism, he turned to writing fiction. "Sam, the Strawb Part," a children's story, came out in 2011, with all the proceeds going to an autism charity. Next was a paranormal short story for grown-ups, "Dark Clouds."

The Bones of the Earth, a historical fantasy, came out in 2012. It was followed in 2013 with One Shade of Red, an eroti
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