Free Book 12th to 16th Sept 'The Gentlemen's Club' by Emmanuelle de Maupassant

gentlemens club

If you are a fan of the lovely Emmanuelle de Maupassant, this one's worth grabbing while she has it up for free.

I read 'The Gentlemen's Club' a few month's ago and I loved it. It ranges between sensual to sensitive to downright debauched and it is NOT for the easily offended.

I also wrote a short review for it at the time. I've added the link below in case you're interested.

But if you want a jolly romp, grab your copy quickly

Victorian London 1898

Lord McCauley falls under the enchantment of Mademoiselle Noire. Humiliated by her before his peers, he becomes intent on revenge, but is drawn only further into her web, entering a dark spiral of erotic obsession.

Meanwhile, by day, Lord McCaulay’s path intersects that of young aristocrat Maud, as she struggles to assert her identity against the domination of men.

'We live in the wondrous here and now and it's here that our flesh must take its pleasure. Your body is yours and yours alone, but not for long, and never long enough.'

Recommended by Stylist Magazine: a 'mind-blowing' read.

FREE DOWNLOAD 12TH TO 16TH SEPTEMBER

New Release - 'Duo' Two Short Stories

Two Short Stories

'Viking'

and

'Love By The Waters'

Viking


Driven to suicide by the emptiness of her life, Tania discovers that wishes can come true.....

Love By The Waters

Whilst taking a holiday along the beautiful West Coast of Scotland, Simone meets and interesting stranger....

Total approx 7,300 words

99 cents on Amazon or FREE on Kindle Unlimited

Review: 'Buying the Virgin' - Box Set Two

Reviews have been really catching my eye recently, especially since I have been putting some effort into getting more of them (want to join my ARC Team? Scroll down). Now, it's a pleasant part of the work anyway. in essence, I'm asking people to go online and say something about my stories, and since I'm asking established readers, I can reasonably assume that most of them will say nice things about my stories - which is fun :-)

But sometimes, there is more to a review than that, and, as they pop up, I'll chat about some of these. This is one that caught my eye, and I've highlighted the part that really interested me.

5.0 out of 5 stars ' Exciting' By Sandy on August 6, 2017

"I read the books individually that comprised the 1st box set of books.

Was really happy when I discovered there was a 2nd box set of the continuing relationship of this threesome. I love the dynamics between Charlotte, her Master and her lover.

One of the reasons why I like Simone Leigh's is that she makes her characters and what is happening feels so genuine. Like how different each man is towards Charlotte.

Simone doesn't write in a way that diminishes or degrades Charlotte. So many of this type of genre starts out with women who don't have much self-esteem. That is not the case with Charlotte and the 2 men also respect her.

Plus, I really love how good of a job Simone does with writing erotica. The erotica is why I read this genre. I don't want to wait until half way through the book before you get to the erotica. I haven't been disappointed ever reading one of Simone Leigh's books."

Now the part I've highlighted, really made me think, because it's quite correct. I love reading erotica every bit as much as writing it, and as you can imagine, doing what I do for a living, I read a lot of it.

And yes, so much of it, especially the BDSM themed stories, starts with a woman is completely out of control of her life.

And yet, surely, the whole point of erotica, and in particular of BDSM erotica, is that it is about a woman (Okay - I write male-dom/female-sub stories, so let's take that as the topic...) being in charge of what happens and where the limits are.

Famously, for anyone involved in the BDSM lifestyle, the sub has the power. She is the one who has the safety words and says when and how they apply.

So why do we need so many stories about women who have lost control. BDSM should be about Women/Subs who have chosen their lifestyle and Men/Doms who get the benefit of that.

Food for thought.....

Coming Soon - 'Partners' - 'Mastering the Virgin' Part Two

'Partners' - 'Mastering the Virgin' Part Two

'Partners' - 'Mastering the Virgin' Part Two

'Partners' Part Two of 'Mastering the Virgin'

Coming Soon... Part Two of the series I am writing in direct response to those of my readers who love 'Buying the Virgin' and who wanted to read the story as told from the point of view of Charlotte's Masters, James and Michael.

Watch this space.....

And if you haven't read 'Buying the Virgin', and you don't know Charlotte, you can read where is all began as a free download from all the usual ebook outlets:

New Release: 'Friends' - 'Mastering the Virgin' - Part One

New Release: 'Friends'

'Mastering the Virgin' Part One

James is a Dom. Michael loves women.

When the two become unlikely friends, the form a team, working the clubs and enjoying a carefree bachelor existence.

Until, one day, James if offered an unusual opportunity: to Buy A Virgin....

A Tale of BDSM, Ménage Erotic Romance.

Explicit adult content. For mature readers only

Available from all the usual eBook outlets

 

Am I 'The Real Charlotte'?

Am I 'Charlotte'?

Am I 'Charlotte'?

I’ve a sneaky feeling that I may regret writing this post, but I think it’s time for me to respond to those of you who keep asking:

Am I the Real Charlotte’?

The short answer is, no, I’m not, but there are elements of me in Charlotte.

I wish I could lay claim to Charlotte’s spectacular good looks, but alas, I can’t. There was a time, twenty years ago, when perhaps I could. Then, I had the figure and even the red hair. These days, I’m afraid, gravity is winning over elasticity and my red hair needs a lot of maintenance from the hairdresser. Still…. It’s nice to remember when it was otherwise. 😊

As to the rest, Charlotte is training to be an Engineer. And that part is true. I was, in real life, a qualified Engineer. I went to university, got my BSc and my Institution memberships and practised professionally for some years. That was in the days when I held down a ‘real job’. I can write very confidently about what she does and what is involved in the work because I did it myself in real life. In truth, my training happened on about the same timescale as James’, not Charlotte’s. If you recall the short anecdote where James tells her how he was taught computing as Fortran on the University mainframe? (The Virgin and the Masters) That was how I was taught.

And when he tells how he had to create a program using a set of punched cards, and a friend knocked them out of his hand and he had to do the whole lot again…. That’s a true story, and it happened to me.

The BDSM stuff? Do you think I could write what I do without knowing something about it? Really? However, as to asking if I have really done the things that Charlotte does, all I will say is that I’ve done some of it. Beyond that, a lady has to have her secrets lol!

I’ll leave it at that for now. I may write more about this another time 😊

Interesting Review - 'The Virgin's Summer' - 'Buying the Virgin' Box Set Three

The Virgin's Summer

(Buying the Virgin Box Set Three)


A BDSM Ménage Erotic Romance

The Virgin's Summer

I had this very interesting review for 'The Virgin's Summer' yesterday.

It really made me think about the impact we writers can have on people's lives:

5.0 out of 5 stars
Too good to put down

By mysticdixie on September 5, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase

I've been reading these books for a while and this author Simone Leigh is by far the best.

Yes, the books get their readers hot and bothered with all the BDSM but if you actually read the books you find that the love that is between Charlotte, James and Michael is something beyond reproach.

It reminds people that there is more to life than the here and now. Everyone has a past. It's what propels us to be who we are, but the past doesn't confine us to who we become.

These books also remind people that just because what some view as disgusting or pornographic or sadistic is in all actuality fuelled by different reasons.

In Charlotte's case, it's a strive to become better than what she was given growing up, and the love she develops is just as different.

It's like she tells Michael and James.... “that the straightest answer I can give to that, is that the ‘sub’ in me, is in love with him, but the woman in me is in love with you.”

"BDSM in All its Naked Glory...."

'The Virgin's Summer' 

By Simone Leigh

"The Virgin's Summer" - by Simone Leigh

"The Virgin's Summer" - by Simone Leigh

The Virgin’s Summer

There’s been some great reviews coming in recently for ‘The Virgin’s Summer’. I’m thrilled to bits with how fans of BDSM and ménage respond to the stories and the characters.

Here’s a sample:

"And the Story Continues"
After reading series sets one and two I now bring you set three. This is BDSM In all its naked glory. It features Charlotte and her interactive escapades with Michael and James. It is a far cry from sneaking a peak at your moma’s True Confession magazines back in the day! Ms. Leigh knows her stuff….
Must Read!!!!
Absolutely loved this book! Leigh does NOT disappoint. Fantastic storyline with amazing characters that you can't help but love. The storytelling was so in depth and developed. Just love Leigh's writing style. The story is hot, sexy, and steamy! Excellent HEA!!! Hooked from the first sentence. DEFINITELY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK.
Hot!
….. I have read all of the books in this series and all of them have been extremely hot. My husband loves when I read these books as he gets to reap the benefits of their heat! This book goes way beyond my fantasies but it definitely gets my motor going!
A Very Pleasurable Read!
The third box set is just as scintillating as the first. This is my guilty pleasure!😉
Well Done Simone. Outstanding!

‘The Virgin’s Summer’ is Box Set Three of ‘Buying the Virgin’, but if you want to ‘Try Before You Buy’, Box Sets One and Two are FREE downloads.

Great New 5 Star Review for 'The Virgin's Summer'

Great New Review for 'The Virgin's Summer'

5.0 out of 5 stars I gobbled this up!

By hungry caterpillar on August 20, 2017

Format: Kindle Edition

Charlotte's very special summer with Michael (her Golden Lover) and her Master (James) is yet another exquisite sample of Simone's Leigh's mastery of erotica.

I generally don't read BDSM because I have problems accepting the role that women play. Leigh's fiction is an exception. Her very graphic description of what goes on in this summer retreat is so convincing, I can't help wondering whether this is really only fiction or writing from experience.

In any case, brilliantly done. Michael's dirty talk to Charlotte is the best I've read anywhere so far.

And as always, Simone Leigh doesn't just string together a series of love scenes but presents a plot full of emotion and twists that leave me spellbound.

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

Honestly, if you don't read this book, there'll be something missing about your entire summer!

virgin's summer.jpg

The Virgin's Summer Part One (Free Download)

Summer for the (Ex) Virgin, Her Master and Her Lover
Charlotte, her Master and her Lover have the Summer together. But as a ménage a trois, can they handle the problems this raises?
This is an on-going story of BDSM, erotic romance and ménage between a young woman with her two Masters.
Explicit adult content  - For mature readers only

Timeline Infographic for 'Buying the Virgin'

'Buying the Virgin' started life as a series of short stories that covered a week in Charlotte 'The Virgin's life.

It's fair to say that the story has grown in the telling, and here we are, knocking on the door of 300,000 words and over 40 episodes, with more to come.

I thought it was time to provide a little help with getting the story in the right order and helping you to find which books come next.

Hope it helps :-)

Simone xx

Timeline 'Buying the Virgin'

Timeline 'Buying the Virgin'

The Results of Last Week's Competition and This Week's New Competition

LAST WEEK'S COMPETITION

Buying the Virgin Box Set One - FREE DOWNOAD

Buying the Virgin Box Set One - FREE DOWNOAD

Following the poll of a couple of weeks ago, in which 85% of you voted 'Yes' to the question of whether I should write a version of the early episodes of 'Buying the Virgin' told from the point of view of Michael, I said last week that I will be writing this story, but also (again at Readers' request) with the addition also of James' point of view.

And I gave you a competition: to come up with the title for the new series of books.

Once more, over the last week, I've been thrilled with both the number of entries to the competition and the wide range of ideas you came up with.

And yet again, thank you for all your lovely comments.

 

 

The Result!

Four of you all came up with the same winning entry, and so four of you are joint winners:

The Winning Title is 'Mastering the Virgin'

The winners will receive their prize of the complete set of the 'Mastering the Virgin' stories, sent to you as I get each one written and published. 

So, 'Robin', 'Alice', 'Lorie' and 'Debra', thank you very much for your joint winning entries, and I do hope you enjoy the new retelling of the story. 

I'd like to give you 'honorable mention' in the book,  and I'm going to assume that you would like me to, but please do let me know if you prefer me not to.

And now, I have another competition for you, again relating to 'Mastering the Virgin'.

THIS WEEK'S COMPETITION

Charlotte and James

Charlotte and James

For those of you who have followed Charlotte's tale from the beginning, you know that in his head, and occasionally out loud, Michael calls her 'Babe'.

But I have always (deliberately) kept James' thoughts hidden. and so no-one (yet) knows what James calls her in his head.

It will be a name that captures Charlotte's personality and her relationship with her Master. She's intelligent and self-reliant. She's not a Little, and she's not truly a Sub, except for Him. He doesn't just love her, he admires her.

To enter the competition, please click the button below and fill in the form. Much as I love getting mail from you guys, for something like this, I need all the entries in one place :-)

You can make as many entries as you wish, and feel free to be inventive. Good luck!

THE QUESTION

What does James, Charlotte's Master, call her when he is thinking about her?

THE PRIZE

The prize for the winning entry will be the complete set of the stories in this series, sent to you direct as soon as I publish them.

PLUS (should you wish it), Honorable Mention in the books for coming up with James' name for Charlotte's.

If you would like to enter, click through to the form below. Feel free to make multiple entries if you wish. You don't have to give me your name and email to complete the form, but remember that I can't give prizes if I don't know who you are lol!

New Release - 'The Gathering of Stormclouds'

A Gathering of Storm Clouds

The Gathering of Storm Clouds

Mesmerised by, and falling in love with her new Master, Ryan, Kirstie's life should be perfect.

But she earns the enmity of her old lover, Ben, when he learns of her past involvement with James and his brother Michael.

Coming Soon.... 'The Gathering of Storm Clouds'

The Breaking of Stormcloouds Book Cover_edited-2.jpg

The Gathering of Storm Clouds

Part Three of 'Kirstie's Tale'

Kirstie, trapped by circumstance finds herself with Michael's brother, Ben, trying to trap Charlotte being unfaithful to her husband with James,

.

And if you haven't met Kirstie yet, Part One of her story, 'A Dream of White Horses' is a Free Download.

Click Below to Claim your Copy.

A Dream of White Horses

Alone in Life....

Kirstie lives alone, with her memories of her embittered past and a determination not to repeat old mistakes.
When she meets two very different strangers, what path will she choose to follow?

What is to Be the Title of the New 'Buying the Virgin' Series?

COMPETITION

What is to Be the Title of the New 'Buying the Virgin' Series? Written from the point of view of Michael and James.

I am going to be writing this new set of stories at the behest of you folks out there, so I think it is only fitting that you have your chance for an input to the stories. So, here is this week's opportunity to have your say:

THE QUESTION

What should the Series Title be for a new set of stories in the 'Buying the Virgin' series, told from the point of view of Michael and James?

THE PRIZE

The prize for the winning entry will be the complete set of the stories in this series, sent to you direct as soon as I publish them.

PLUS (should you wish it), Honorable Mention in the books for coming up with the title.

If you would like to enter, click through to the form below. Feel free to make multiple entries if you wish. You don't have to give me your name and email to complete the form, but remember that I can't give prizes if I don't know who you are lol!

Results From Last Week's Reader Poll

Background


I put a poll in front of you last week. Here's a reminder of what it was about:

The character Michael, Charlotte's 'Golden Lover' and later, her husband....

The early episodes in the series (Buying the Virgin, Box Sets One and Two, plus 'The Virgin's Summer'), are all written entirely from Charlotte's point of view. Only in 'The Virgin and the Masters' do I start to bring in Michael's point of view.

I've had a few emails recently requesting a version of those early episodes written as Michael saw events.

I asked how many of you would like to read this.

The Question

Would you like to read the early episodes of 'Buying the Virgin' written from Michael's point of view?

The Results

At the time of writing, there have been 330 responses. Thank you to all of you who took time out to contribute. I have left the form open to responses, so you can still take part if you would like to.

The result is overwhelmingly that you would like to read Michael's point of view in the stories.

86% of you want to read this!

Only 3% said they were not interested.

I call that a Result!


The Comments

But there is more to it. Here are some sample comments:

"I wonder what James' point of view is. He seems kind of mysterious...."

"James's point of view would be interesting also"

"Love the whole series and would it if along with Michaels point of view we could also have her Master, James' point of view too"

"I would love to hear his thoughts during the bidding process and perhaps even his thoughts about how he chose Charlotte out of all the girls. He is a highly intelligent and sexual being and his process into the reason for choosing this sale from others. I mean he told her that he had never done this before so she was unique in that aspect."

There were lots more comments of this type, requesting that Charlotte's Master, James' point of view be included also.

And on the subject of Masters....

A Master in the Bedroom

A Master in the Bedroom


The Conclusion

YES! I will write a version of the early parts of 'Buying the Virgin' rewritten from Michael AND James' point of view.

Other Feedback

For those of you who raised other points:

1) THANK YOU! for all the lovely things you said about my stories and how much you enjoy reading them.

2) Yes, I will write this sequence of stories immediately after I finish 'Kirstie's Tale', BUT, that doesn't mean that there are no further plans for Charlotte, Michael, and James. Later this year I will be writing 'The Virgin's Search' which continues the story from the point after 'The Virgin's Wedding'.

3) There are a few comments of this sort....

"We know James got the idea for Michel to marry Charlotte early just not when."

"I would love to know how he felt when he shared her in Buying the Virgin!!"

"Would like to know how James and Michael became friends. They're so different."

For those of you who asked for answers to specific points in the storyline that you would like 'filling out'; yes, I will be addressing those questions. And in a week or so, I will be asking you a bit more about this, but right now, here's another question for you....

What should the title be for this new series?

This Week's Competition

I am going to be writing this new set of stories at the behest of you folks out there, so I think it is only fitting that you have your chance for an input to the stories. So, here is this week's opportunity to have your say:

THE QUESTION

What should the Series Title be for a new set of stories in the 'Buying the Virgin' series, told from the point of view of Michael and James?

THE PRIZE

The prize for the winning entry will be the complete set of the stories in this series, sent to you direct as soon as I publish them.

PLUS (should you wish it), Honorable Mention in the books for coming up with the title.

If you would like to enter, click through to the form below. Feel free to make multiple entries if you wish. You don't have to give me your name and email to complete the form, but remember that I can't give prizes if I don't know who you are lol!

Now Available - An Illusion of Happiness

Available from All the Usual E-Book Outlets

an illusion of happiness

An Illusion of Happiness

Torn Between Two Men

Kirstie, finding herself caught between two very different men, still values her independence and does not wish to be tied to either of them.

Her life becomes even more complicated when she starts a new job, only to discover that one of the Company Directors is an old acquaintance: a Dom she met once in a club, James