4 Stars from RT Magazine: A BDSM theme runs throughout, from the playthings found in Eric's basement in Shoshanna Evers' "The Wooden Pony" to the redemption won in the post-Titanic drama "Kiss of Life" by Lily Daniels. There are various timeframes and sexual encounters between all kinds of people, some in unusual situations.
I'm Jane Litte, a blogger, reader, and now a collector of stories. Agony / Ecstasy is an anthology that will be published by Berkley in December 2011. The anthology is a collection of very steamy stories that explore the twin concepts of pain and pleasure.
I hope you contact me to let me know what you think of the collection, good or bad, so that if I ever have the opportunity to put another together, I will have a better idea of what you, the reader, is looking for.
I have enjoyed it so far with the exception of the cover which I find has put a song fro "Into the Woods" into my head more than once. Otherwise very good.Published 2 months ago by Youngbloodw2
Each one of these authors pulls you into their characters lives, and holds you captive through every kiss and caress. Read morePublished on February 1, 2012 by Coffee Time Romance & More
I bought this on a recommendation as I don't usually read erotic literature. Not sure what I was expecting but have been pleasantly surprised. Read morePublished on January 14, 2012 by Emmy
I'm just going to jump right in to my thoughts on this one:
I'm not usually a fan of anthologies, so I was a bit hesitant to read this, but I ended up really enjoying it. Read more
Of all the reviews I write, anthologies are the hardest nut to crack. When the anthology is one of numerous short stories, rather than a handful of novellas, the task grows even... Read morePublished on December 7, 2011 by Ridley
The Agony/Ecstasy anthology is made up of "11 stories of agonizing pleasure and 10 stories of exquisite pain. Read morePublished on December 6, 2011 by A. Schreiner
Agony/Ecstasy edited by Jane Litte is a WONDERFUL surprise. Even though it's a book of BDSM erotica, the stories are well-written and thought-provoking. Read morePublished on December 6, 2011 by Jan KC