romance novels

Why women have ravishment and rape fantasies

Article: Why women have ravishment and rape fantasies

We wrote a post a few weeks back about research into men’s and women’s fantasy lives — and in particular, how often this sort of research is willfully misinterpreted. That got us wondering what other new fantasy research might be out there… and we came across a fascinating study about why women have rape fantasies — or ravishment fantasies, as we prefer to call them (more on that issue below).

Recreated covers of romance novels

Article: Recreated covers of romance novels

With the assistance of photographer Oli Kellett behind the lens and her boyfriend Ross as a model, Alex Holder recreated a series of real life portraitures imitating the saccharine covers of romance novels published by Mills & Boon. I’m sure her boyfriend was absolutely thrilled to partake in her project. It reminds me a bit…

A tale of two book covers.

Article: A tale of two book covers.

Above, the covers for two erotica anthologies. When MILF Fantasies was released as an ebook by Ravenous Romance earlier this year, it barely sold. Young Studs was made available shortly after, and shot into Ravenous Romance’s top ten. This would be nothing more than a curiosity of sales data, were it not for one essential…