One-liners hook your attention, pique your interest, and lure you into reading more. Some of the catchy ones stay with you long after you’ve read them. (Jianne Carlo’s “…sure as a hen dips snuff, I do the dirty with my hat on…” from Notorious in Nice comes to mind.)
This month, I’ve gathered together lines from a fabulous group of authors who write everything from SFR to m/m contemporary romance and just about everything in between. Some will make you smile, while others will make you lick your lips. I’ve also included a couple of lines from my erotic sci-fi ménage romance, Husbandry, to celebrate its upcoming release on March 26.
If the bulge in his blue jeans was anything to go by, the suspense was getting to him too.
The man who brought her in, walked her around the bed, as if presenting her to the various people watching.
“Do be romantic and tie me to the posts and cut off my clothes.”
She wanted to touch him, to dig her nails into his back, to suck at his lips, to bury her face against his throat, but she could only hang there, helpless and restrained, and take whatever was given her.
“This is what you didn’t specify—clothing, position, restraints.” Devil checked his watch. “Forty-five seconds have elapsed—I can keep you here as long as I want until I come in your mouth, latex covered as specified.”
“Tonight I will show you all the different uses for whipped-cream filling, and I promise, you will be quite satisfied when I’m done.”
— Sweet Cravings by Eva Lefoy
Fae cum didn’t taste of pixie sticks; that was for sure.
“Goal: five orgasms. Strategy: make you beg for each and every one.”
“The first time she’d done something spur-of-the-moment, and she’d ended up being fingerf**ked by an extraterrestrial.”
Cassie was flooded with tenderness for Kyla, who would not be cheated of her orgasm, and for Jordan, who was so intent on satisfying both of them.
— His and Hers and Hers by Nona Raines
“And here I thought you’d say you’d take me in because then you’d have 24-7 access to my slave labor and hot body.”
He reached down between their bodies and squeezed Rion’s cock. “If I’m so unclean, why do I make you hard?”
“Circumspection? Isn’t that what happens to the men in Baleg village?”
Her smile came like sunrise, golden and warming.
“I hope you don’t expect me to pop out babies like that… I have a uterus, not a clown car.
“I don’t want your friendship—that involves emotions. Now, there is an arrangement I might go for—the kind that involves a certain type of buddy.”
— Alpha Me Not, White Wolf #3 by Jianne Carlo