A Thin Line Between Love and Lust: A Poly Love Story by C E Long

Dominique- Torn from her loved ones by one of the south’s most devastating natural disasters, she was left alone to search for something or someone to fill that void. With exquisite beauty and a rapidly developing business sense, she seems to have all the tools necessary to succeed. But will the emptiness she was left with hold her back?

Angela- With two young children already in her nest, she is set to finally find a man of substance, for her life and theirs. But when she finds this man belongs to another, will she go for the physical fling that her body yearns for, or will she do what it takes to take this man and keep him for herself?

Nyla- Young and strong, yet tender of heart, she is motivated by passion and courage, while still being hindered by innocence and fear. Can she see herself diving into something new and unknown or has lost loves of the past already left her jaded and unwilling to give her heart up again?

Prince- All his life girls thought his friendship was too valuable to ever risk losing by having sex with him. Tired of being stuck in a never ending friend zone, he was set on leaving the good guy reputation behind him and start getting laid for a change. But after his potential is awoken, will he become just another womanizer, or is there the possibility of something greater…

Targeted Audience: 18+

Author Bio:
C E Long is from Oakland, CA currently living in Las Vegas, NV. Outside of writing he works closely with recovering drug and alcohol abusers. He himself has lived a life that has exposed him to people of all walks of life and this is reflected in his writing. His characters are usually reflections of real people, someone you may know, which gives his stories an aura of truth and realness not so often found in some of today’s mass produced fiction novels.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I just wanted an outlet for my fantasies and experiences. Most of what you'll read are true events. The characters you'll read about are real people. I simply embellished some stories and did a lot of combining multiple people to make one character.

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Black & White by Erol Rashit

Cover-KindleA young man, Igor, adopts as his mother a middle aged woman, Sylvia, after meeting her in a café, each having come from the nearby cemetery. He had been visiting his mother’s grave; she, her son’s. In taking it upon himself to investigate the death of Sylvia’s son, Igor soon finds himself confronting racists. Sylvia is black; Igor is white. The deeper he delves, the more intricately embroiled he becomes and the more he becomes the focus of a police investigation himself.
Alongside the surface interplay of the characters, Igor remains preoccupied with an inquiry into the nature of existence. Within the field of human activity, notions of ‘good and bad’ and ‘pleasure and pain’ are perhaps bound to prevail, but the essence of existence must precede such differentiation. The presence of suffering in the world should not be taken as proof that the world cannot be perfect. A photograph consisting only of black or only of white would probably seem pretty boring. A world consisting only of good or only of bad would perhaps be comparable to such a photograph. Each extreme acquires its significance by being in juxtaposition with its opposite. Happiness does not result from the elimination of suffering; rather, happiness may ensue when the realm of pleasure and pain has been transcended.
One aspect of the title, Black & White, relates to issues of race. Another aspect relates to Igor’s ability in violent situations to interpret matters in black and white terms. However, it is as a general phrase covering all dualities that the title derives its primary import. The use of the ampersand character in the title imitates its usage by photographers when referring to ‘black & white’ images, and is intended to denote a synthesis of the individual terms into a unitary whole.
The book includes some brief passages depicting scenes of polyamorous sex (pleasure) and homicidal violence (pain).

Targeted Audience: Adult

Author Bio:
Erol Rashit was born in London. He studied ecology at the University of Liverpool, and obtained a PhD from the University of London for research into the effects of environmental fluctuations on species diversity. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and for several years he held the post of Chief Accountant at Imperial College. Having made enough money to fund his future (modest) requirements, he has withdrawn from the ‘rat race’ in order to concentrate on his main interest: techniques for examining the illusion of ‘the ghost in the machine’ and for tracing consciousness back to its true source.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
An interest in the nature of existence and the manner in which our minds reflect that nature.

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