What are the best erotica books of the past?

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    #1Simply Wicked (House Of Pleasure)

    Simply Wicked (House Of Pleasure)
    Simply Wicked (House Of Pleasure) is a fictional erotic book written by Kate Pearce. Simply Wicked (House Of Pleasure) was published on October 2009 by Aphrodisia. 
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    Roy Simmons
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "Straight forward; for the mind and the body. Looks like something any person should want. But, I'm unfamiliar with it, so.. here you go 3/5"
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    #2The Decameron

    The Decameron

    The Decameron is a medieval fiction written by Giovanni Boccaccio in the 14th century. It contains 100 tales of love and adventure told from the point of view of 10 men inside a city ravaged by the deadly Black Death.

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    Bryan Diaz
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "If you are interested in Medieval times in Italy, then The Decameron is the one for you. The erotica and the historical things will not bother you a lot if you are not interested in them. A different, nice book for you if you are trying to change your reading habits."
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    #3Fingersmith

    Fingersmith
    Fingersmith is a standalone historical fiction novel written by Sarah Waters which centers on orphan Sue Trinder who is living with Mrs. Sucksby and her family, and her love interest who is also an orphan. 
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    Scott Jordan
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "This book has nothing to do with erotica. I was highly disappointed as I was really "horny" and was looking to get excited and perhaps get some action with my wife. This book was the total opposite of that, as it is a historical fiction novel. While interesting, it did nothing for my sexual appetite."
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    #4The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie (Mackenzie)

    The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie (Mackenzie)

    The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie is a historical romance novel by Jennifer Ashley. First published in 2009, it is the first book in the Mackenzie series. It tells the story of a Scottish lord who is determined to prove his sanity.

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    Lawrence McCoy
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Erotica books of the past are my guilty pleasure. A friend recommended The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley and I was pleasantly surprised by how good it was. The characters are all interesting and the plot is pretty good. If you like erotica books give this one a read."
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    #5Seven Years to Sin

    Seven Years to Sin

    Seven Years to Sin is a standalone historical romance novel written by Sylvia Day which centers on the love story of Lady Jessica Sheffield and Alistair Caulfield.

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    Donald Franklin
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "A young man forced to sell his body for money. A young lady who watched him do it. Two tormented souls brought together years later to assuage the hunger of a desperate, irresistible attraction With lush sensuality and unerring insight, Sylvia Day explores the underpinnings of intimacy and desire. A standalone historical romance novel written by Sylvia Day which centers on the love story of Lady Jessica Sheffield and Alistair Caulfield."
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    #6Simply Sinful (House of Pleasure)

    Simply Sinful (House of Pleasure)

    Simply Sinful is a historical romance book set during the Regency period and written by Kate Pearce. Simply Sinful was published in November 2008 by Aphrodisia. It is the second book in the House of Pleasure Series.

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    Howard Nelson
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "looks good, fits topic, seems interesting to me"
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    #7Simply Insatiable (House of Pleasure)

    Simply Insatiable (House of Pleasure)
    Simply Insatiable (House of Pleasure) is a fictional erotic book written by Kate Pearce. Simply Insatiable (House of Pleasure) was published on May 1, 2010 by Aphrodisia.
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    Carl Simmons
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "Even though I have read every book in this series, I didn't always LIKE every book in this series. The first book definitely hooked me and I've been reading these books ever since. This book is my favorite in the entire series.(behind the first one of course)I loved that she stayed true to who Minshom was, basically a mean SOB. But, she did a great job making us understand why he was the way he was. And, somehow he really was redeemed. I totally didn't expect it. Like most, I questioned whether Minshom could really be redeemed or even likeable in any way. Well, he still was't that likeable but his story captivated me. And I loved Jane, as well. Both had depth that many of the other characters in this series lacked. Great book overall."
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    #8Simply Sexual (House of Pleasure)

    Simply Sexual (House of Pleasure)

    Simply Sexual is a book by Kate Pearce that tells a story of Lord Valentin. He was a sex slave and that made his sexual desires as an adult insatiable. But when he met Sara, all his fantasies will be served. 

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    Margaret Reynolds
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "Another great book by Kate Pearce. The characters are likable and it is easy to imagine yourself there."
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    #9Last Light (Night Owl Trilogy)

    Last Light (Night Owl Trilogy)

    Last Light, the 2nd book in M. Pierce's Night Owl Trilogy, is about Hannah's attempt to hide the truth about Matt's life from his brother Nate, and her attempts to repel the advances of Matt's other brother, Seth.

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    Marina Olvera
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "I remember how much I loved night owl and couldn't wait for last light to come out. I must say I am not happy with this book. there was far too much sex and not enough story, it got very tiring pretty fast....matt got a little too crazy for my liking and I felt Hannah was stupid for half the things she allowed him to do to her. I really was expecting so much more, I'm not sure I will even finish this series."
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    #10Naturist, Red in Tooth & Claw

    Naturist, Red in Tooth & Claw

    Naturist, Red in Tooth & Claw is an adult erotic and thriller novel written by Stuart Pitsligo. It was published in December 2011 and is about a naturalist who aims to stop a series of violent killings in the Scottish highlands.

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    Joe Russell
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "This is an ok story albeit hard to believe at times. The biggest hurdle to overcome is believing a naturist can survive in the climate of the Scottish Highlands as it's not the tropical utopia the book tries to convince you of."
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    #11Mile High (Up In The Air)

    Mile High (Up In The Air)

    James and Bianca's love story is getting out of hand, as in one of their masochistic encounters, she ends at the hospital. Despite getting hurt, she can't deny her feelings for her and the fact that she loves their encounters, so it's a matter of time they get back together. 

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    Ryan Peters
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "Kinky erotica often gets a bad rap these days. People don't understand that their portrayal of violence, abuse, and the like are fantasies, and it sometimes leads to rookies in the BDSM community not knowing what they're doing. I've run into things like that from fans of books like Mile High, and I tell them - would you play a video game about playing video games? Are movies about people sitting in theaters? So, then, books about BDSM aren't about healthy and communicative relationships. There is sexual violence in this book - a sadomasochistic session even lands the MC in the hospital. If you don't like sexual violence, then this is a HARD pass, and for that I give it one point off - but if this is your thing, this is a wild and erotic fantasy."
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    #12Wicked Ties (Wicked Lovers)

    Wicked Ties (Wicked Lovers)
    Morgan O'Malley is a sex talk show host that is getting stalked by one of her clients. She seeks help in Jack Cole, a bodyguard who is also her client, but his services won't be safety-related: as he starts to bring up his own fantasies, she will be the one who eventually begs the other to start playing again. 




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    Joseph Castillo
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "This is not only an erotica book but there also an underlying current of danger. It is an interesting read that kept my attention. There are different layers to the relationship that change over the course of the book. The book is very good and I enjoyed it a great deal. "
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    #13Gabriel's Inferno

    Gabriel's Inferno

    The first book of 'Gabriel's Inferno' starts the story of Gabriel Emerson, a respected professor haunted by his own past that lives an uninhibited life. Dark and full of terrors, his life seems to have find light when he meets Julia Mitchell, a sweet and innocent student that will make him meet his terrible past. 

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    #14In Flight (Up In The Air)

    In Flight (Up In The Air)

    As a first class flight attendant, Bianca is used to deal with supermodels, sport stars and actors, but James Cavendish was something else. Unable to say no to his proposal, Bianca finds herself in a Dom/Sub relationship with the hot billionaire, that saw in her eyes hours of pain and pleasure.

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    George Carlson
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "A very strong story with fantastic characters. The plot builds well and with the type of book it is, it tends to build itself up very well."
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    #15The Wait

    The Wait
    The Wait is Ethan Radcliff's erotic novel about Mack Hargrove, an impatient man who always gets what he wants until he met the 28-year-old Britt England, rumored to be a virgin and does not like men like Mack.
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    Ricardo Venegas
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "This was an interesting book that I just finished reading. The story line and characters kept me locked in."
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    #16Rescued by the Buccaneer (Pirates of the Jolie Rouge)

    Rescued by the Buccaneer (Pirates of the Jolie Rouge)

    Federica Beauchamp was heading to America on a boat and as she was on her way there, the ship where she was travelling got attacked by dangerous pirates. She was kidnapped, humiliated and forces to do nasty things. One day, the pirate ship rescued a survivor of a shipwreck, Gaston Galette, and together they will try to take down the vile captain. 

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    José Antonio Villanueva
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "Just another book in a sea of carbon copies of the same story. If you have never read one of these then it isn't bad but not worth the time if you have."
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    #17Lord of Falcon Ridge (Viking)

    Lord of Falcon Ridge (Viking)

    Lord of Falcon Ridge, the last book in Catherine Coulter's teen romance series Viking Novels, is about the princess Chessa and her love story with Cleve, the Viking who saved her from kidnappers, and William, the noble she is set to marry.

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    Henry Gray
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "i did not like it "
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    #18The Crimes of Love

    The Crimes of Love

    The Crimes of Love by Marquis de Sade is an erotic fiction literature originally published in 1800. This book explores selfless love along with the cruelties it comes with. This edition of the book belongs to the Oxford's World Classics.

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    #19Venus in the Cloisters: Or The Nun in Her Chemise

    Venus in the Cloisters: Or The Nun in Her Chemise

    Venus in the Cloisters: Or The Nun in Her Chemise is a fictional erotic novel written by Abbé du Prat with a foreword from Matthew Sweet. This fictional erotic novel was published on June 1, 2013 by Hesperus Press.

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    Martha Fields
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I know everyone says so and you reading this are going to say she doth protest too much, but sexy books are really not my thing. And then someone gave me this. It really is not as sexy as it sounds. It rambles on with one nun schooling another in the arts of love, during a time when certain body parts were rarely mentioned in polite society. It's funny. It's weirdly charming. And it is sweetly sexy, the way that gropy first time you did it was completely memorable, completely goofy, and completely sexy in its own way. Try it. You may like it. "
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    #20Pride and Promiscuity

    Pride and Promiscuity

    Pride and Promiscuity: The Lost Sex Scenes of Jane Austen is an erotic novel by Arielle Eckstut and Dennis Ashton. The novel was first published on April 1, 2001 and it is about the fictional lost sex scenes of Jane Austen's novels.

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    Daniel Cruz
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "This is for specialized tastes. If you don't like Jane Austen, skip it. But if you think this is going to be basically a novelized version of a porn film in a Jane Austen setting, it's not that either. (Whether that's good or bad depends on your taste...) If you are the sort who liked Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, then this might be more to your liking, but this is more intellectual (and obviously more "erotic")."
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    #21Pleasurable Bargains

    Pleasurable Bargains

    Pleasurable Bargains is an erotic historical romance book written by best-selling author Kate Pearce. Pleasurable Bargains was published on November 1, 2005 by Ellora's Cave. 

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    Julie Rose
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "seems okay but nothing great"
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    #22Blood Wicked (Blood)

    Blood Wicked (Blood)
    Blood Wicked is a historical paranormal romance book written by Sharon Page. Blood Wicked was published on February 22, 2011 by Aphrodisia. It is the fourth book in Sharon Page's Blood Series.
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    Philip Young
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "A fun love read"
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    #23Blood Deep (Blood)

    Blood Deep (Blood)
    Blood Deep is a historical paranormal romance book written by Sharon Page. Blood Deep was published on June 1, 2009 by Aphrodisia. It is the third book in Sharon Page's Blood Series.
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    Jordan Garrett
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "Sharon page is very talented and knows how to bring the audience into her books. Great job!"
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    #24Until I Die (Die for Me)

    Until I Die (Die for Me)
    Until I Die is a romance book written by Amy Plum that tells the story of Vincent. A girl fell in love with him and he promised her that he will never leave him even until death.
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    Willie Munoz
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Until I die it was a great book that I would recommend to almost anyone. Amy Plum is a great author and was out of form sentences and knows exactly how to craved an interesting book."
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    #25Named and Shamed

    Named and Shamed

    Named and Shamed is an erotic romance novel by C.P Mandara that tells the story of Jenny. She is a woman who likes sadism of any form when it comes to romance. Mark, his partner gives it to him and it satisfies her illusions.

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    Rakesh Chauhan
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "This book is coming off the heels of 50 Shades of Grey and I can see the resemblance. If you're into erotica, it's good and will fulfill your desires. Don't go into the book expecting some masterpiece. It's a fun, arousing book and I'm glad I spent the time going through it."
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    #26A Hidden Fire

    A Hidden Fire

    A Hidden Fire is an erotic romance novel by Elizabeth Hunter that tells the story of Dr. Giovanni. He's been trying to decrypt a manuscript for years. He will then meet a young librarian who will help him not just on the manuscript but also in bed. 

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    Chirag Pawar
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "A Hidden Fire has it all. Steamy throughout. "
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    #27Sex in Secret

    Sex in Secret

    Sex in Secret is an erotic romance novel by Audrey Digne that tells the story of men and a woman who has a secret affair. They are doing intimate things when no one is around and it might take a toll on their personal lives. 

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    Guillermo Zárate
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This is a good book if you're into romance novels. I wasn't super into it, but the writer definitely knows what she's doing. The scenes are vivid but also allow room for your imagination to flourish. I'd say pick it up if you like erotic novels, but wouldn't recommend it otherwise."
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    #28Remedy Maker

    Remedy Maker

    Remedy Maker is an erotic romance novel by Sheri Fredricks that tells the story of Rhycious. His talent in healing will drive him insane but love will keep him sane and will save him from his worldly illusions.

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    Saúl González
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "I thought the setup for this romance novel was quite creative. The characters are quite intriguing and dare I say "human" and will keep your attention even if you just came for the sex scences!"
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    #29The Butcher

    The Butcher

    A young Frenchwoman goes to work in a butcher's shop during her college vacation. Every day the butcher whispers obscenities in her ear, describing their imagined lovemaking. And as the summer heat takes hold, so does her lust.

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    Philip Wells
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "I'm reminded of Terry McGuiness telling Bruce Wayne that the new musical about Batman was "Schway," and Bruce replied "Schwarbage." I couldn't agree more, as that's what it felt like, reading this book: trudging through schwarbage. "
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    #30As You Wish, A Cinderella story

    As You Wish, A Cinderella story

    As You Wish, a Cinderella story is an erotic romance novel by A. Violet End that tells the story of Annora. She will do everything that she can to save her father from the evil Eros. She will even give her body and the sexual desires Eros craves.

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    #31Forever Viper

    Forever Viper

    Forever Viper (Viper #2) is an erotic romance novel written by Sammie J. First published in 2014 by Sammie J, it is the sequel to the Rock the Viper novel. It features the relationship of the protagonists Peppa, Juan, and Noah.

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    Daniel Antonio
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "This is a great follow up to another great book. I love the characters here and was so happy to be able to read about them more. Great book."
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    #32Kushiel's Dart

    Kushiel's Dart

    Kushiel's Dart is an erotic romance novel by Jacqueline Carey that tells the story of Phèdre nó Delaunay. She is born with a bizarre mole in her eye that makes her not qualified for the career she wants. But it seemed like the bizarre thing makes her a sexual masochist. 

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    Vincent Henry
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "Being bored I decided I might try to read a new romance novel. I searched the internet and based of of good review I bought Kushiel's Dart. It took place in the past. I liked the twists in the story. Seemed well written. I liked liked it. "
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    #33Portrait of Our Marriage

    Portrait of Our Marriage

    Portrait of Our Marriage is an erotic romance novel by Martha Emms that tells the story of Nicky. His husband is addicted to pornography and it is already affecting their life, relationship, and family. She will endure it for the sake of love. 

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    Frances Soto
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "This story is one that is so relevant in today's culture that I would not say it is a book of the past. I have read it once and will probably read it again as it is so moving and honest. The relationship of the couple is shown from the first moment they met. I find the story to be so compelling with what love and addiction can do to a relationship. "
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    #34And Then They Were Nuns

    And Then They Were Nuns
    And Then They Were Nuns is a fictional lesbian erotica novel written by Susan J. Leonardi. This fictional lesbian erotica novel  was published on June 1, 2003 by Firebrand Books.
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Best erotica books of the past
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Simply Wicked (House Of Pleasure)Books 47 Paid
2The DecameronBooks 45 Paid
3FingersmithBooks 42 Paid
4The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie (Mackenzie)Books 41 Paid
5Seven Years to SinBooks 36 Paid
6Simply Sinful (House of Pleasure)Books 31 Paid
7Simply Insatiable (House of Pleasure)Books 24 Paid
8Simply Sexual (House of Pleasure)Books 19 Paid
9Last Light (Night Owl Trilogy)Books 15 Paid
10Naturist, Red in Tooth & ClawBooks 14 Paid
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