It’s that time again — Tuesday! — which means I attempt to brighten your day with half-naked men. Read on at your own risk. Top Off Tuesdays was started by Felicia, Christi and me. It is where we (and you!) share the book covers that make us swoon. Head over to Felicia’s blog to share your Top Off Tuesday link or to see what everyone has posted.
I didn’t think that was a pineapple slice at first. It reminded me of this, actually. (NSFW, yo.)
Celtic Rhythm Ari Thatcher
The Scottish Highland Games is the last place Cait McLaird expects to find sex, but when she sees hot kilt-wearing drummer Jake Ferguson, she fantasizes he’s pounding his cadence between her legs.
Intrigued by the beautiful, older blonde he glimpses at the entertainment tent entrance, Jake hunts Cait down in her vendor booth. His invitation to the ice cream parlor may sound innocent, but the kiss is anything but… In a dark corner of the park, Cait finds passion she didn’t know she could feel, with a man determined to share the rhythm of his heart.
For the King’s Pleasure Cara Carnes
Shatara has waited years to fulfill her calling as a byrna and sexually pleasure the nobility of her Ajika race. When one of the most powerful kings demands her services, she’ll do anything to ensure her house’s reign as the most coveted. The last thing she expects is for her untapped desires to be sated.
King Ladarius knows his pride and crown are at risk unless he upholds custom. But Shatara awakens lust he thought died years ago. Neither expects the intense passion their mating creates. Can a union forged from duty and honor become more than that?
Hell to Pay Kimberly Dean
The Longs and the Wilsons have been at war for generations. When Cassidy Wilson moves to Summer Lake, she tries to stay out of the fray. Her dog just won’t let her. Time and again, he ends up right where he shouldn’t-on Rafer Long’s property. Dark and brooding, Rafer is the sexiest of Cassidy’s enemies. Just being near him makes her body grow hot and her knees go weak.
Rafer doesn’t mind finding Cassidy on his turf. He’s lusted after her since she moved in, even when he knows heshouldn’t. So when her dog gives him an excuse to be with her, he uses it. Even knowing there will be hell to pay.
The Proper Wife Janne Lewis
Elizabeth Warren is not happy with her handsome ship captain husband but doesn’t know what she’s missing until she spies a man and woman having torrid sex. How can she, a proper wife, rouse that kind of passion from her husband?
An unexpected and intense education from a whore allows Elizabeth to use her new skills to seduce her husband. But he is furious, convinced by her wantonness that she is unfaithful. He binds Elizabeth and takes her with an abandon that has her crying with pleasure. Now she must win back his trust.
Touch of Lust Liddy Midnight
Julia expects unusual experiences on her first interplanetary journey but not marriage to a compelling stranger. One who can turn her body to liquid fire with only a touch.
Gavor does not want a bond-mate. He enjoys indulging his varied sexual tastes too much to ever restrict himself to one partner-until he rescues an irresistible woman from disgrace. Although from a repressive planet, she’s everything he was afraid to ask for. More than their happiness is at stake. Gavor has one devastating weapon with which to overcome her background-seduction. As long as Julia succumbs to his touch of lust.
With Sword and Salt B.J. McCall
A failed mission ended Kitta’s career as a mercenary, and the memories of her capture still haunt her dreams. Her life takes an unexpected turn when a stranger walks into her tavern and ignites a sensual fire that demands one-on-one contact.
Doss needs Kitta’s help to find his brother, a member of her mercenary team erroneously reported as KIA. The ex-merc isn’t anything like Doss expected and one amazing night with Kitta will never be enough. Will their attraction and sexual need be a deadly distraction?