If You Love '50 Shades of Grey,' Check Out These 12 Other Sexy Reads

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50 shades of greyIf you are like most women, Fifty Shades of Grey has left you breathless ... and wanting more.

Sadly, with just three books in the series, your time with Christian Grey must come to an end (at least until the film comes out). But don't fret. There are plenty of other super erotic reads to whet your appetite.

Here's a list of the 12 most tantalizing post-Grey options.

  1. Strangers by Barbara Elsborg  Two strangers whose lives are spiraling out of control find the bliss between the sheets with one another.
  2. Gabriel's Inferno by Sylvain Reynard  Sexy, secretive professor Gabriel Emerson uses his good looks and charm to seduce sweet graduate student Julia Mitchell. (The book was also a semi-finalist for Best Romance in the 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards.) 
  3. Generational Sins by Samantha Blair  A man who always thought women were things to be toyed with meets a stunning submissive who becomes so much more to him.
  4. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Rice  In this retelling, the fairytale princess is awakened by foreplay, not a simple kiss. The prince's reward -- Beauty's sexual enslavement to him. 
  5. Insufferable Proximity by Z Stefani  Hot shot lawyer Heaven is faced with an ultimatum from her professional rival Julian: Get turned in for her shady business dealings or agree to be his submissive for 30 days.
  6. Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 1) by J. R. Ward  Think of it as Twilight meets Fifty Shades of Grey. When a young woman learns she is half-vampire, she jumps into a world of sensuality beyond her wildest dreams.
  7. Story of O by Pauline Reage  Written in 1954, this classic erotic tale is about a Paris fashion photographer who goes to a mysterious chateau with her lover where she is whipped, chained, and humiliated to her delight.  
  8. Gordon: A Novel by Edith Templeton  Set during World War II, this tome follows a recently discharged army officer who begins a torrid affair with a strange yet alluring psychologist.
  9. Emmanuelle by Emmanuelle Arsan  Originally published in 1967, this book is hard to find. If you can get your hands on one, you will blush at the erotic escapades of one of the most sexually adventurous heroines of all time.
  10. Sweet Restraint by Beth Kery  It's a steamy story of former lovers who use little S&M to get reacquainted.
  11. Bared to You: A Crossfire Novel by Sylvia Day  Flawed, fragile, and damaged, Eva and Gideon find love with a little kink thrown in.
  12. Heidi and the Kaiser by Selena Kitt  Mousy aspiring fashion designer Heidi accidentally spills something on CEO Mr. Kaiser and gets a spanking ... and a job.

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Happy... Happyfacecookie

JR Ward boooks ROCK


Also, The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty is not for the faint of heart, it is wild with it's sexuality all 3 books are.

GlowW... GlowWorm889

@ Happyfacecookie - I agree. I LOVE her books! :D

nonmember avatar Holly

Wow, Gabriel's Inferno made the list! I loved, loved, loved this novel! It's more than sexy, it's twisty, dark and soulful! Highly recommended!

Amafle Diana

I love Grey, but my favorite will always Gabriel's Inferno. I love the dark, fears, tenderness, passion, is my favorite book. 100% recommended

nonmember avatar Karl Madison

if you like Gabriel's Inferno and 50 Shades I would suggest another Omnific author that I recently found named kasi Alexander. Her book "Becoming Sage" was a great read for those interested in power exchange and BDSM with a very realistic story. I saw on her site that the sequel comes out next Tuesday, June 19th called "Saving Sunni". Check out her books you'll love them as much as I did.

nonmember avatar Becca

I tried reading the Kasi Alexander book but I didn't find it appealing at all. We tried it for a book club and all 12 were disinterested and ended up choosing a new book.

If anything it lacked depth, soul and pretty much couldn't hold my interest. It was almost too 'insert tab A into slot b' one-dimensional.

Sorry but not even close.

nonmember avatar Elena

I love Gabriel's Inferno. I highly recommend it!

Selena Kitt

Thanks for the mention! Hope you enjoy Heidi and the Kaiser! :)

Liz Adams

Selena Kitt's work are amazing!

I also recommend Liz Adams' erotic version of Alice in Wonderland: "Alice's Sexual Discovery." It has 4 and 5-star reviews! It's not a romance, it's just raw erotica as Alice experiences a sexual awakening with the help of Lewis Carroll's characters.

Of course I liked it, I wrote it. LOL!



Sara R. Rice

Gabriel's Inferno and Gabriel's Rapture!!!

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