The Darker Side of Lust - 5th Anniversary Edition addresses the positive & negative aspects of love, long-term relationships, lust and denial through character-driven short stories and vignettes featuring heterosexual, bisexual and transgender characters. Themes covered in the collection include masturbation, first-time encounters, sexless marriages, infidelity, open marriages, anal sex & pegging, sex work and religion. ================================ The world is not full of happily-ever-afters or one-on-one relationships-three or more can most certainly be a (happy) crowd and a complete stranger can be the ultimate lover. Through twenty erotic stories and vignettes, the 5th Anniversary Edition of The Darker Side of Lust takes you back into the head, hearts and "sexy parts" of its characters. The Darker Side of Lust will satisfy straight, gay or bisexual fans of erotic fiction with stories that are seductive, suspenseful or risqu but never stray from reality. These erotic tales draw the reader in with their vivid descriptions, humor and candor-your carnal memories will be triggered and your senses aroused with what you never dreamed of as erotic.