And some reviews…

Joyfully Reviewed by Jo

Confirmed lovers seek to find the “something” that will satisfy needs.  His Intimate Submission continues Lucy and Jason’s story from Curious Intimacies.   Jason and Lucy have no secrets with their sexual relationship, just understanding of the needs and what pleases each other.  But when Jason reveals his latest need, Lucy finds a way to give it to him while still pleasing herself. I truly love the honest and openness of Jason and Lucy’s relationship and the fact they work to make it stronger.  Their erotic discovery is both sensual and loving, even while trying to figure out the mechanics of this new loving.  I really enjoyed the fact that Shane makes a couple of appearances.  His Intimate Submission is sensual eroticism at its best with that sense of discovery.

And from RomanceReader at Seriously Reviewed:

Um, yeah, I want—want Jason, want Lucy, still want Shane. Okay I don’t want the enema but Jason loved it and this book is all about him. I absolutely adored Lucy and the lengths she was willing to go to in order to please Jason. Lucy crossed a few lines that initially made her uncomfortable. In doing so she understands that pleasing her man is incredibly erotic and damn is it ever erotic. In this story you get a very palatable taste of Fem Dom. Ms. Douglas brilliantly reveals the strength and promise of pleasure in submission. While some aspects aren’t typical in any book, including erotica, Ms. Douglas is still tasteful in her descriptions of bodily functions and enemas. Should they be in every book, egads no. but in this case, the elements just worked. As for the love and devotion of Jason and Lucy, they are the characters love stories are made of.

A New Release Date 12/16/09!

I’ve got the official word that His Intimate Submission will be available the 16th of December. The book page.

And the excerpt (the first short chapter, in fact).

YAY! LOL, I just squeaked a release into 2009 🙂

Available today – Witch Vamp Were?

I’m usually more on the ball when it comes to release days but the last few days have been a bit of a killer. Kids and their viruses — you can keep ’em!

Despite all that today is the day that Witch Vamp Were?, the continuation of the story started in Accidentally Were?, is released!

The copy from Loose-Id.com:

Shaun’s best friend had proven Weres existed, so why not Vampires? That’s Shaun’s reason for wandering a cemetery in the middle of the night, and she’s sticking to it — no matter how many things go bump in the night. A girl has to do what a girl has to do to prove she’s right.

As for Rob, he’s the big bad wolf…err, cat…here to scare Little Gothic Riding Hood right out of her cherry-red shit-kickers and teach her a lesson about being a sticky beak. Oh the things a Pack Alpha has to do to keep pretty, pert little noses out of his business.

Jakov Pieter’s just the token Vamp that Rob dragged along for atmosphere. After all, what’s not fun about hanging upside down from a tree? The things a Vamp does to humor his friends…pity humoring’s not all he wants to do.

Throw in a three-hundred-year-old ghost, some 7th century mythology, lots of blue sparkles, and a cryptic prophecy about a fated trio of mates, and you have all the fixings of a Greek Tragedy…or maybe it’s a Romance. Capital R, double on the “man.”

Which vamp where? This vamp here. And this witch and were.

Publisher’s Note: This book contains explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable: Anal play/intercourse, male/male sexual situations, ménage (m/f/m), voyeurism.

And of course, a buy link.

All Boxed Up is done and in edits and slated for release Dec 16th. I have to admit, I started out thinking there was going to be some hard core BDSM in this little story, but what I ended up with couldn’t be any further from that concept if it actually tried! Instead geeky comedy and clutziness abound.

An 86 from Mrs Giggles…

I can’t say I’m complaining on an 86 and a hilarious review for Curious Intimacies from Mrs G.

“If a guy likes taking it up his behind, with “it” being his girlfriend’s strap-on, does this mean that he will like taking the real thing? Curious about this question after reading Anne Douglas’ Curious Intimacies, I picked up the phone and asked a friend of mine. He’s a certified doctor specializing in this kind of thing, so I’d like to believe that he knows what he is saying. He said that some men like it when their lovers play with their rear ends, from using one’s tongue to stimulate the tissue around their… you know… to even the act of penetration using fingers or a strap-on device. However, this does not necessarily translate to the man being gay.

He then asked me why I want to know about this and, what do you know, all of a sudden the kettle is boiling and I needed to hang up on him. I have better warn my husband the next time we visit this friend of mine and he starts getting odd looks from everybody.”

“Erotic, unforced, and just going with the flow, Curious Intimacies is all about the lighter and enjoyable side of kinky sex. The characters are adorable and they clearly like each other. They also enjoy what they do with each other, and as a result, this is a fun erotic story to read. If you are tired of all those tedious threesome stories bogged down by weird plots or neurotic characters and are looking for a story that just wants to get down and dirty without making any apologies, this one may be what you are looking for. “

Making progress… sort of…

Despite the rush of early this year (Jan and Febs releases) 2008 has been pretty damn slow for me. I’ve had a lot of trouble getting on track and getting my fingers to the keyboard, despite all my best efforts.

What makes it so hard to sit my arse in that chair and type? One was I let my little reading addiction get away from me. I read fast. Really fast. And there’s this little thing in my head that says “we’ve done enough of that, let’s read a book” — much like some people have the ‘must clean, NOW’ deal going on. Frankly, the must clean thing would be a hell of a lot more useful!

But I’m endevouring to get myself on track.

I’ve put about 4k on the AW? sequel this week, finally getting the first sex scene down on paper. I really want to get it done and to my editor in the next two weeks. I think we are done with edits on Curious Intimacies, or at least the editorial ones. This is my first book with EC so I assume I’ll get line edits back to go over. CI is a short little story, and it seems I’m finally getting a clue with this writing lark, so edits weren’t strenuous. No release date yet, but I’m hoping for sometime this year (fingers crossed!).

Next on the list from there? CI2 – It makes sense to send that to EC regardless of contractual obligations, then there’s this trio of stories I started working (outlines, not editing) with my LI editor on at the beginning of the year. They revolve around three guys who might just possibly be selling themselves a little short.