Pleasure Me

Pleasure Me
Genres: Historicals, Stand Alone
Tags: 19th Century, 2 Flames - Sexy, Award Winner - National, Courtesan, Reviewer Recommended
Publisher: Maroli SP Imprints
Publication Year: 2011, 2017
Length: Full-length
ISBN: 9780997159233

An alpha virgin hero risks everything for the courtesan who steals his heart.

“…this book is fantastic. Pleasure Me made my smexy heart beat in all its glory. I love this book.” A- — Mandi, Smexy Books

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About the Book

Desert Island Keeper Award — AAR

“I was hooked and spent the whole day reading this sizzling, sensual, engrossing tale.”
— Barbara Vey, Publisher’s Weekly




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Youth and beauty are a courtesan’s greatest assets. At forty-one, Lady Ruth Attwood appears to have lost both, as her latest lover just abandoned her for a younger mistress. Struggling with the knowledge that she’s no longer considered desirable, she’s uncertain whether to be offended or flattered when a younger man makes her an unusual offer. In need of funds, she agrees. But then she does the unthinkable. She falls in love.


Despite his reputation as a man’s man, Baron Garrick Stratfield has never been with a woman. His physical impairment is such that he knows not even a whore will touch him, and he needs a mistress who’s willing to be kept without sharing his bed. But passion is just a delicious kiss away because his new mistress is wreaking havoc with his senses. Worse yet, someone is not only out to ruin his reputation, but frame him for murder.



2011 RTBOOKreviews Reviewers Choice Award
2012 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence Best Historical
Desert Island Keeper status at AAR (All About Romance
Georgia RWA Maggies – Finalist, Historical
ACRA Heart of Excellence – Finalist, Historical
Aspen Gold – Finalist, Historical

Critical Acclaim

“I loved every passionate, captivating word of Pleasure Me. I have never anticipated a love scene with such fervor before. This book will enchant you.” — Julianne MacLean, USA Today Bestselling author

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“Ruth and Garrick have great physical and emotional chemistry. They perfectly complement each other…”
— All About Romance – Desert Island Keeper status (review here)

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“…this book is fantastic. Pleasure Me made my smexy heart beat in all its glory. I love this book.”  A- — Mandi, Smexy Books (review here)

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“Multilayered, sexually charged, innovative and emotional, Burns’ novel will touch readers because she compels them to believe in the beauty and tenderness of love, and the value of every person in a relationship. Readers will crave more from her with each new book. 4 Stars — RTBOOKreviews (review here)

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“PLEASURE ME is one of those rare and exquisite love stories that comes along once in awhile and just blows up the romance genre with a memorable book that is going to remain a reader favorite for years.” — Romance Junkies (review here)

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“It’s mature and smart reading that doesn’t get better than this. Pleasure Me as a fabulous read and one of the best books released for this spring season.” — Babbling About Books, And More (review here)

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“Delectably sensual…intensely emotional.” — Lucy Monroe, USA Today bestselling author

“…this book is fantastic. Pleasure Me made my smexy heart beat in all its glory. I love this book.” A- — Mandi, Smexy Books
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