Image of xoxo: Sweet and Sexy Romance


Image of xoxo: Sweet and Sexy Romance

Editor Wright set out to assemble a collection of stories reminiscent of a bag of Valentine’s conversation hearts, and she has succeeded admirably. These delicious bite-sized tales are full of sizzle and seduction and loaded with heartfelt details and emotionality. Though tantalizingly brief, each tale features strong characters, real conflicts and surprisingly detailed settings and scenarios, as well as a few delightfully unlikely couples and unexpected twists. Genre fans will recognize a number of contributors, such as Saskia Walker and Cheyenne Blue, but this collection provides the perfect opportunity to discover some new favorite authors as well.

Kristina Wright presents a collection of sweet, erotic short stories from some of the most beloved names in the genre, including Salome Wilde, Christine D’Abo and Brighton Walsh. From the pulse-pounding surprise of new love to the warmth and comfort of a long-awaited reunion, these stories capture those unforgettable moments in the course of true love that nourish the heart and get the blood pumping. Full of surprises, passion and unexpected twists, these stories provide the perfect single-serving indulgence for Valentine’s Day or anytime. (CLEIS, Dec., 236 pp., $15.95)
Reviewed by: 
Bridget Keown