Well, not literally “on fire”. Although, a fire extinguisher should be handy.
Earlier I blogged about a study that revealed women (and to a lesser degree, men) find greater appeal in a fantasy if the story they are reading has descriptive and romantic language. This got me to thinking about all the styles employed by authors in making their books sizzle. Here are some great examples of 3 techniques that really bring impact to a sex scene. I’ve linked in the book pictures on each sample to Amazon, so hopefully you’ll want more and give these authors some reader love.
His For A Night – LB James (timetravel erotica) Long, slow and descriptive
“Lexy’s head fell back. She was lost in the swirling sensations his tongue elicited. Round and round his tongue went, laving, licking, nipping with his teeth. She heard a moan and realized it was her own. Ian continued to suckle at one breast until the peak was so tight Lexy thought it might shatter.