The magnificent storytellers in this delicious collection, edited by the gifted Rachel Kramer Bussel, found so many ways to excite and delight me--approaching the voyeurism/exhibitionism theme in all sorts of incredible ways. Cheyenne Blue, Elizabeth Coldwell, Andrea Dale, and Craig J. Sorensen are a few of the justly celebrated names you'll see in the table of contents.
In "Clean and Pretty," Donna George Storey guided my gaze through complex layers of observation, passion, artifice, and authenticity. Malcolm Ross's "Sleeping Beauty" charmed and aroused me with its gentle and witty portrait of a tender fetish, while L. A. Mistral's "Theory of Orchids" surprised me at every turn with its dreamlike, delirious action and elegantly quirky style. Lolita Lopez, author of "Indecent," connected with this reader from the get-go by presenting a math major who likes to dress up as the Mad Hatter and expose herself; and Sommer Marsden's "Satisfaction Guaranteed" was a concentrated dose of erotic dynamite. Geneva King's "Rosse Buurt" tingled with wistful sweetness and delicate emotion, and "Calendar Girl," by Angela Caperton, was a hot, heartwarming, and unforgettably original adventure.
As you can see, there's so much here to savor!