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These Dirty Books On Kindle Will Give Your Library A Serious Upgrade

There really is something for everyone.

by Cat Bowen
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Some people like to watch a hot and heavy scene in a movie; others prefer to use their imagination. But if your favorite way to get turned on is by reading erotica, then you need to know all about the dirtiest books on Kindle. The great thing about spicy romance novels today is that there are so many themes, tropes, and protagonists to choose from — there really is something for everyone. You just have to find your favorite flavor?

Perhaps you appreciate a straight-to-the-point read where the sex right off the bat to heat things up, or maybe you love nothing more than a steamy slow burn set in a small town. Or are you into a little more kink and excited about a bisexual reverse harem situation where the main characters consist of one female and multiple males and they all pleasure her — and each other? Yes, it exists. There’s seriously a Kindle book for every kind of kink and quirk.

There’s also a huge range of diverse authors writing sexy stories, so everyone can find someone they can relate to. The erotica genre is experiencing a wonderful renaissance right now thanks to the #BookTok trend on TikTok, and we are the lucky ones who get to read all of it. So, if you’re on the hunt for more books with that magic combination of actual plot and steamy encounters, these reads are for you.


The erotica series #Booktok can’t shut up about

Mythology lovers will enjoy this sexy retelling of Hades and Persephone’s story, but you don’t have to be a classics buff to enjoy the plot. Persephone Dimitriou is a socialite with some status, and her mother arranges a marriage to Zeus, the city’s most powerful bachelor. Naturally, Persephone’s none-too-pleased, and immediately locates his dark and mysterious brother Hades, who is perfectly happy to help her get revenge on Zeus and Demeter. This is the first of seven books, so if you like it, there’s a lot more where that came from.

Excerpt: “‘Zeus is notorious for not wanting what he considers tarnished goods.’ I take a deep breath. ‘So…Tarnish me.’”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? No.


A grumpy-sunshine trope erotica book

If you like your love stories with one ultra happy main character and one always-a-bit-sullen character, then you’re a fan of the grumpy-sunshine trope. You’ll get that in Twisted Love, as the ruthless Alex Volkov is forced to play guard dog for his best friend’s sister.

Excerpt: “The dress was nice, but my mind flashed back to our car ride, when her damp shirt had clung to her like a second skin and her nipples had strained against the decadent red lace of her bra. I’d meant what I’d said about her not being my type, but I’d enjoyed the view. I could imagine myself lifting that shirt, tugging her bra aside with my teeth, and closing my mouth around those sweet, hardened peaks...”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


An erotica novel about one woman’s many affairs

Zoe Reynard has a husband she loves, a company she’s proud of, and three healthy kids. She also has a sex addiction. She finally finds a therapist she thinks can help her, and she begins confessing to all the extramarital affairs she’s having to try and meet her needs.

Excerpt: “Curiosity might kill most cats, but it made the cat between my legs purr.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


An enemies-to-lovers erotica novel

Olive receives a check for $167,699, the exact amount required to pay off her student loans, along with a plane ticket and invitation to meet her mysterious benefactor in Hawaii. All he wants in return for his payment is 365 days and nights with Olive.

Excerpt: “‘I’m not going to sleep with you,’ I say categorically. He laughs. ‘I’m going to make you a promise,’ his eyes challenge mine. ‘Before our time is up, you’ll beg me for it.’”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


A workplace romance with some spice

When big-wig Dominic gets Ally fired from her dead-end job at the local pizza shop, he’s surprised when she’s hired into the family business by his mother. From there, the two get closer and, well, things get steamy.

Excerpt: “I gripped her by the elbow and pulled her away from the office and our audience into a small conference room. It was the same feeling as when I’d held her wrist in the restaurant. An awakening, a hum in my blood.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


A classic, kinky fairytale

This series is notably well-written, and Rice is a master of her craft. The books deal with everything from BDSM to straight sex, bisexuality, homosexuality, pony play, and polyamory. However, there’s a bit of an issue with Stockholm Syndrome scenarios and dubious consent, so be warned.

Excerpt: “My body seemed to lose the very last of its strength, all my remaining vigor collected in my organ. My Master drew back a little and fed on my mouth and I could hear my own loud sighs echoing up the walls. Tentatively I lifted my arms, and he did nothing to prevent it as I embraced him. I felt the smooth velvet of his tunic and the soft silk of his hair. This was almost ecstasy.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? No.


When religion & fantasy collide

If you’ve ever wondered what a man of the cloth wears beneath his vestments, or what it would be like to be naughty in the narthex, this one’s for you. The taboo nature of the relationship in this book makes it all the hotter.

Excerpt: (In the confessional) “‘God made us as sexual creatures, Poppy,’ I said, wishing my words sounded more soothing than they did. With my choked voice and barely controlled breathing, they came out sounding like a dark threat. A dark, imminent threat.

‘Then He made me too sexual,’ she whispered. ‘Even now, I—’ But she stopped. ‘Even now, what?’ And I was using that voice again, and there was no mistaking the danger now.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? No.


An erotic marriage story

Married erotica. You read that right. This couple is already in it for the long haul, but what do you do when your husband changes so much you no longer recognize the person you married? What if a part of you thrills at that?

Excerpt: “‘Put your heels on the edge of the couch and spread your knees.’ He put his jacket on a hook and came to me, rolling up his sleeves. I got my knees up, spreading them to show myself. His businesslike gaze had physical presence. He didn’t just look between my legs; he stroked without even touching me.

“‘Naked is naked.’

“I shook off the coat. He undid his buckle, metal clicking on metal. Every cell in my body was drawn to him. Every inch of skin trembled for his touch. I’d never seen him like this. He was as stone cold and far away as he’d ever been. I didn’t know he could be this far inside himself. And yet, he was still the guy in the stairway. The man who was afraid he would hurt me. The husband who risked everything for our marriage.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


Erotic fiction with no inhibitions

This series is so hot that it feels a little wrong to read it if anyone else is in the house. Simply put, it’s the a story of one woman letting go of her inhibitions in the most extreme of ways. (Yes, there’s BDSM.)

Excerpt: “Brie did as she was told and held her breath while she waited for the sting of the flogger. Instead, Marquis Gray’s touch was light as he rubbed the lace against her skin. The roughness of it felt like a gentle scratch, and Brie relaxed. He rubbed her upper back just under the shoulder blades on both sides of her spine. When there was a pleasant warmness to the area, he began gently slapping her skin with the flat of his palm. It reminded her of a doctor tapping the vein just before the poke of a needle.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


War & sex colliding

This book is a sweeping, fantasy epic — with plenty of sexy moments. Come for the sex, stay for the war, I guess?

Excerpt: “There is a point, always, where I no longer control either my patron’s desires, nor my own. I gazed over Gunter’s shoulder, the room swimming red in my vision, gritted my teeth and wept at my body’s inevitable betrayal. Delaunay had lied, when he had set his value upon me.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? No.


An erotic story about musicians

This is an unbelievably hot erotic novel about a pianist and a violinist, both women. Let’s just say they’re very good with their hands and their rhythm. Is it hot in here?

Excerpt: “‘Trés belle,’ she said softly, my fingertips tracing her bottom lip. The words lit me on fire. I pulled her to me, reclaiming her lips as I crashed mine to hers. The caress of her mouth moved from mine, kissing along my face and down into my neck. Juliet took her time, playing a beautiful sonata with my body. My vocalizations became the notes, while her fingers and lips played the melody with perfect precision. I closed my eyes, picturing every touch in my mind.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


Erotic fiction about football & a single dad

A down-on-his-luck NFL player, single dad, and a hotter-than-blazes CEO? The pages burn up faster than you can turn them. Also, the hero is so sweet and loving with his son that you just want to bite him.

Excerpt: “I thought about it for a few seconds, and then I discreetly reached under my dress, removed the black thong that I was wearing, and passed it to him under the table. Without even saying a word, I pushed my chair back from the table and stood up. There was a private bathroom in the back of the restaurant, and I headed in that direction. I walked inside, pushed the door closed behind me, and I walked back and forth as I anticipated Get’Em’s arrival. Minutes later, he walked in then closed and locked the door behind him.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


If you ever had a crush on the preacher’s son...

A preacher’s son and a wounded soldier fall into a tumultuous, sexy, heart-stoppingly hot relationship.

Excerpt: “The very next moment, the doors to the clinic push open, and Cody Davis eclipses the sunlight coming in. He’s wearing a pair of tight jeans — Lord help me — that wrap around his densely muscled thighs so exquisitely, I can’t help but let my heart race away from me at the mere sight. He’s got on a plaid short-sleeve button shirt opened to reveal a white tank underneath, the material of which pulls across his pecs in a very inviting way. Just his body below his neck is ripe with sexuality, strength, and unabashed confidence.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


A paranormal erotic romance

This book somehow manages to be both filthy and a well-written paranormal romance. Dragos, Pia, and the cast of characters in the Elder Races series are an absolute joy, and I read this installment every few years at least. Just writing this little summary makes me want to read it again.

Excerpt: “‘Will you look at that?’ She looked down at them. The lines and curvature of her torso and breasts looked ultra-feminine against the brawn of his big hands and muscular arms. Her radiance and the dusky hue of his skin seemed to feed on each other. The paleness of her skin was creamier, the blush of her nipples pinker. The sinews of his hands and wrists shifted under skin that was a richer, deeper bronze.

“She put her hands on his torso and watched as she ran them up his chest. Muscles rippled underneath her palms as he took in a shaking breath. She raked at his nipples with gentle fingernails. Part of her was ecstatic with shock. I am touching him.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? No.


A good old-fashioned dirty story

Everything Lorelei James writes is hot (and most of her books are also available in audio format if you’re feeling extra frisky). This one has everything: menage, kink, vanilla sex, and some down and dirty romps.

Excerpt: “She lifted her leg, placing the toe of her black pump on his shoulder. Cupping her ankle, he removed her shoe and slid off the stocking, licking, nibbling and kissing each portion of newly bared skin. He repeated the agonizingly slow process on the other leg. Once finished, he scrutinized her, noting her ragged breathing as he placed his hands on her knees.

“He tugged at the bustier. ‘Take it off.’

“‘The zipper is in the back, so if you’re expecting a sexy striptease—’

“Billy blocked up her dissent with his mouth. He fed on her sweetness, groaning at the press of her lace-covered breasts to his chest.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? No.


An erotic romance on Kindle

The title lets you know that this book has its fair share of taboos. In fact, early on in the text, the main character has an orgasm on the exam table with her very hot, very youthful gynecologist. Honestly, come for the sex, stay for the love story, because this one has a great happily ever after.

Excerpt: “He strokes back and forth, so deep, kissing me long and hard while he’s burrowed within me, before pulling back enough to watch himself slide in and out of my body.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


An erotic vampire story

First in the Elemental World series of books by Elizabeth Hunter, this second-chance vampire romance has action, romance, and yes, sex that involves fangs. The best part about this book is its intimacy. These lovers have been apart for decades, yet their encounters hold such closeness while also having that fire of discovery between new lovers. The sex burns the pages.

Excerpt: “‘Anne,’ he groaned, resting his face against her neck, kissing her collarbone and the rise of her breasts. ‘You feel…’

“‘Consumed.’ Her voice was barely over a whisper. ‘You consume me.’”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? No.


An erotic paranormal story with multiple partners

This whole series is hot, and has so much action outside of the bedroom that it is utterly unputdownable. However, a note of warning: This one is a little out of the ordinary for a paranormal romance series, as the protagonist is *gasp* sexually liberated and has more than one partner throughout the series. In this installment, Eleanor Morgan is in deep with her vampire lover, the over-the-top sexy vampire, Raj.

Excerpt: “Raj’s hand skimmed up my side and brushed against my breast. My breath quickened, and he smiled at me. ‘If that’s the game you want to play tonight, I don’t mind indulging you.’

“I found his lips with my own and kissed him, opening my mouth to him and running my tongue over his fangs. I shifted on his lap until I was straddling him and pressed myself into him, rocking against him until we were both breathing heavily.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? No.


Erotica for fitness gurus

Every single one of Rebekah Weatherspoon’s books is exceptional, and Fit is one of my favorites. The story is about a test kitchen chef who wants to get a little slimmer, and meets a hot-as-sin trainer. Of course, sparks fly. There are aspects of dominance and submission in this book, but it’s not overwhelming. And, everyone is fully in it and consenting. (Looking at you, Christian Grey…)

Excerpt: “Violet’s lips parted almost automatically, as his soapy hands moved lower, over his stomach and then down around his shaft. Grant stroked himself three, then four times. Violet knew then she was going to faint or beg or burst into flames if he didn’t do something with her soon.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? No.


When baby plans turn dirty

If you’re reading a Lauren Blakely book, you can guarantee it will be funny, super hot, and the happily ever after will be hard-won, but sweet. This is the third in a series, but can absolutely be read as a standalone. Nicole and Ryder work together on a talk radio show about love and relationships. Nicole is looking for the one but hasn’t found him, and Ryder isn’t interested in commitment. However, Nicole wants a baby and has decided to consider artificial insemination. When none of the candidates meet her criteria, she asks her friend Ryder, to help. You can imagine where it goes from there.

Excerpt: “Her beautiful body writhes and twists and bucks, and I can’t wait. I move up her, wedging myself between her gorgeous thighs. I bury myself in her and groan. Her wetness envelops me, and it feels so good. ‘Nicole,” I murmur as I lower my chest to her. ‘You’re so sexy when you come.’”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


An erotic neighbor fantasy

Heaven and Calvin live next door to Tasha and Stephen in a duplex, sharing a bedroom wall. Soon, after amorous encounters are heard through the thin plaster, Tasha and Heaven begin to communicate their attraction to one another. Thankfully, their men are supportive of their sexual explorations, and the encounters are extremely sexy. (As are the scenes between the women and men. It’s all hot, really.)

Excerpt: “Tasha held Heaven’s gaze as her fingers drew low circles on her calf. Heaven’s entire body felt hot and loose. Her knees spread in slow degrees as Tasha’s fingers inched up her leg. There were so many chances to say no, to stop this, to leave, but Heaven didn’t take any of them. Instead, she scooted closer to the edge of her seat and spread her thighs.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.


An erotic alien romance

Even if you not usually into paranormal or fantasy stories, you’ll still love this book. It’s got a kinky, queer Star Trek (Chris Pine version) feel to it that is intoxicating. Imagine if James T Kirk were gay and crash landed on another planet where he and the ruler of that planet cannot deny their attraction to one another. But Kirk isn’t about giving in, and that alien? He’s not used to being told “no.” Fair warning, there is a scene with sentient sexual tentacles that might make your eyebrows move all over your face. But, it’s... oddly hot?

Excerpt: “The shot of pure relief sent him grinding against the king, rubbing from hips to pecs to Zercy’s torso. His d*ck swelled rock hard in the torrent of sensation. It needed friction, too, like everything else. Something big and firm to scrub against.

“Fortunately for him, Zercy hardened just as fast, proving what Alec needed. The perfect grinding post.”

Is it on Kindle Unlimited? Yes.

Which of these dirty e-books are you downloading immediately? Whatever titles you’ve chosen, enjoy *wink wink*.

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