Beauty's Release: An Erotic Novel of Discipline, Love and Surrender, for the Enjoyment of Men and Women

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Penguin, 1999 - Fiction - 238 pages
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From Anne Rice, author of Beauty's Kingdom, t he final book in the erotic Sleeping Beauty seri es

Before E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey and Sylvia Day's Bared to You,, there was Anne Rice’s provocative take on the timeless fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty. “ In the final volume of Anne Rice's deliciously tantalizing erotic trilogy, Beauty's adventures on the dark side of sexuality make her the bound captive of an Eastern Sultan and a prisoner in the exotic confines of the harem. As this voluptuous adult fairy tale moves toward conclusion, all Beauty's encounters with the myriad variations of sexual fantasy are presented in a sensuous, rich prose that intensifies this exquisite rendition of Love's secret world, and makes the Beauty series and incomparable study of erotica. In it, Anne Rice, writing as A.N. Roquelaure, makes the forbidden side of passion a doorway into the hidden regions of the psyche and the heart.

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Review: Beauty's Release (Sleeping Beauty #3)

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Sleeping Beauty- trilogy, not for the faint of heart! Anne Rice, writing as AN Roquelaure. This is NOT “50 Shades of Grey” These three novels were originally published in 1983, 1984, and 1985 as a ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Anne Rice was born in New Orleans in 1941. She is the author of many bestselling novels, including the widely successful Vampire Chronicles. Her first novel, Interview with the Vampire, was made into a film in 1994 starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. Her other books include the Mayfair Witches series, the novels The Mummy or Ramses the Damned, Violin, Angel Time, the Sleeping Beauty trilogy, and most recently, The Wolf Gift. Anne lives and works in Southern California.

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