Bestselling author Mitzi Szereto returns with this provocative and exciting single-author anthology that spans the literary genres and offers readers plenty of steam!
Acclaimed author Mitzi Szereto explores the many complexities of desire, love and lust in this rich and varied “best of” collection of erotically charged short stories compiled over the course of her literary career. In these 17 provocative and often witty offerings, she travels expertly between genres with tales that explore both the light and the dark sides of sexuality. Oysters and Pearls gives the reader a glimpse into worlds that are as ordinary as they are fantastical and mysterious. Like a skilled lover, this sensuous and imaginative compilation will leave you wanting more.
Publication date: Nov 15, 2016
Available in trade paperback and e-book
Published by Midnight Rain Publishing
Genres: Literary Erotica, Paranormal Romance, Erotic Horror, Humor & Satire, Sci-fi/Fantasy
Length: 213 pages (print version)
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Advance Praise:
“Whether it’s gothic, paranormal, fantasy, sci-fi, romance or flat-out comedy, Mitzi Szereto does it with panache. Stories that titillate and entertain, provoke wild thoughts or sensual dreams, they’re all here in Oysters and Pearls. Enjoy!”—Kate Douglas, bestselling author of Spirit Wild and Intimate Relations
“Mitzi Szereto has a quirky and intriguing hold on suburbia, desperation, the loneliness of the human heart and the essential sadness of its yearning, as we seek to express it through sexual contact. It’s a dark and poignant place, of course, but laughter is never entirely absent. Which is just as it should be.”—Niall Griffiths, author of Wreckage and Sheepshagger
“The strength of this collection lies in its imaginative grasp of the wide variety of cultures, landscapes and emotional engagement of the reader as well the sexual.”—Tobsha Learner, bestselling author of Picture This
“Mitzi Szereto is the dynamo of the erotic world. Writing, teaching, editing; all part of a day in the life of erotica’s most spicy personality.”—Maxim Jakubowski, The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica
“Lovemaking and the erotic are difficult areas to write about without being twee or self-conscious or embarrassing or just falling flat on your face. Few writers handle such material with the intelligence, joy and humor of Mitzi Szereto.”—Sir Arnold Wesker, FRSL, playwright and author
“Mitzi Szereto is one of the most prolific erotic writers and editors around, and her books always make for entertaining and original reading.”—Emily Dubberley, Garden of Desires: The Evolution of Women’s Sexual Fantasies

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