Luna Ballantyne (pseudonym of fantasy novelist, Ingrid Hall) has released her new erotic novel, "Freedom", which book one of her "Sensual Liaison Series". The story is a time-spanning fantasy centred on the character of Max, the Highwayman, a 400 year old immortal gigolo, cursed by the one woman he loved, who was subsequently executed for witchcraft. The first novel focuses on Max's involvement with a recent divorcee, keen to explore her new found freedom and her natural dominatrix desires.
I confess to not being an avid reader of erotic fiction, although I have often considered writing it. I believe it to be unpretentious and more honest than a lot of blatant pornography that has posed as art. This particular book has a well-crafted sales blurb that I am sure will excite its targeted readership. This includes a vivid description of the author's pseudonym's approach to life, which will add titillation to the reader's experience. The storyline sounds original. At first I thought the lead protagonist was going to be yet another vampire, but Ballantyne appears to have taken a different tactic.
On a personal note, I am fascinated by classic Gothic literature and, of course, am acquainted with the work of libertines of the past. I haven't read this particular book, but it already looks to be a universe a part from the filtered down twee drivel that became the phenomenally successful mummy-porn "50 Shades of Grey". That particular book apparently has its roots in fan-fiction connected to that other awful insult to a sub-genre, "Twilight". However, I digress. "Freedom" appears to be a ballsy and direct exploration of erotic fantasy, possibly aimed at a female audience. Having said that, I am sure there are plenty of males who might want to imagine themselves in the lead character's role...
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