Legends of Lust: Erotic Myths from Around the World (Paperback)

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Named a Top 10 Erotica & Romance Book for Fall 2018 by Publishers Weekly

Who knew the ancient world could be so downright . . . arousing?

Like uncovering a sexy diamond in the rough, Legends of Lust reveals the fiery passions lying dormant behind your favorite mythological stories. This adults-only, debut collection of fourteen steamy, erotic short stories by Autumn Bardot is an explosion of sexy, nasty, and romantic retellings that will take your love of myths to a whole new level.

Odysseus, a mere man, becomes a god-like master of the tease in the eyes of the sex-starved and eternally lustful goddess Calypso. The tale of Amazonian queen Hippolyta and Theseus gives "love at first sight" a whole new meaning that will enthrall your senses. The encounter between Vishvamitra and Menaka takes them to explosive new levels of bodily nirvana. And Gilgamesh, the mighty god-king, sends temple prostitute Shamhat to tame a wild man, but instead he teaches her something about man's most primal instincts . . . and she is not left wanting.

Run wild in your personal Elysian fields of pleasure with this spicy, irreverent peek into the sensual world of our most beloved gods, heroes, fairies, and shape shifters from every corner of the earth.

About the Author


Autumn Bardot writes erotica, historical fiction, paranormal romance, and even academic literary essays. She has a bachelor of arts in English literature. Her day job and family keep her busy so she spends every spare minute writing her next novel. She lives with her husband and rescue pooch in the Los Angeles area.

Praise For…


"Bardot's masterful collection of erotic myths is spellbinding. From the very start, the sensual and addictive shorts pulled me in and kept me turning the pages until the very end." --Melissa SaneholtzBook+Main

— Melissa Saneholtz

"Sinfully seductive, Legends of Lust will set your eReader ablaze. These classic myths have never been hotter. Bardot delivers a feast of erotic pleasures in this steamy collection." --Lauren SmithUSA Today bestselling author

— Lauren Smith

"LOVE this author." --Suzy K. QuinnNew York Times bestselling author

— Suzy K. Quinn

"Well written and a wonderful read, one could easily devour the entire compilation in a single zealous sitting...if you can handle it." --Mistress Holly GoLightly

— Mistress Holly GoLightly

"What Autumn Bardot has done is downright ballsy. And the result is so epic it’s been a joy to read." --Bibianese Book Blog

— Bibianese Book Blog

"Autumn kicks the heat up and had me clutching my pearls more than once... I’m hard pressed to find anything I didn’t like – definitely add this to your reading list!" --Kevin Ethan, I Love Romance Blog

— Kevin Ethan

"[Bardot's] stories span continents and time periods, but always come back to an amorous connection between two people... If you enjoy erotica or are looking to find a sexy read, Legends of Lust is something you definitely need to read." --Nerdy Girl Express

— Nerdy Girl Express

"Whether it’s a cautionary tale or a story of sexual freedom and rebellion, Bardot is sure to let the lasciviousness shine through. Mythology has rarely been this sexy. Four out of five stars." --Tulsa Book Review

— Tulsa Book Review
Product Details
ISBN: 9781627782784
ISBN-10: 1627782788
Publisher: Cleis Press
Publication Date: January 8th, 2019
Pages: 216
Language: English