Consenting Adults is a collection of 10 short stories that explore relationships at every stage, from flicker to flame. Story descriptions:
Bibliophile – A book lover and a bookstore owner write their own story of literary passion.
Consenting Adults – Finding her way again after a career change, Sasha hopes her law firm internship will lead to full-time employment. What she doesn’t expect is the attention of one of the firm’s junior partners, who wants to hear her say “yes” over and over again.
The Haricots Verts – “Everything thin and pretty deserves a special place of honor.” You struggle with the feeling that you don’t quite fit, and you’re sure your date is out of your league. But maybe he’s felt the same way.
A Christmas Miracle for Valentine’s Day – Trent has been deployed for more than half of his two-year marriage. He’s due home for Valentine’s Day, and his wife also wants to celebrate the Christmas he missed. But will the weather keep Trent away for yet another holiday?
The Guest – Gwen’s husband Mateo brings home a stranded coworker on Christmas Eve. She would’ve been more annoyed at the inconvenience, but the unexpected guest is quite handsome… and a bit of a flirt… and Mateo doesn’t seem to mind…
The Reluctant Exhibitionist – While Anna has some exhibitionist fantasies, she doesn’t want to let her boyfriend Tim watch her during solo play, which he can’t understand. Tim devises a plan to let Anna safely indulge in her fantasies, and he just might get what he wants out of it, too.
The Adventures of Sasquatch – Single mom Georgia is worried that she’s lost her spark, and a black tie event at work provides the perfect opportunity to prove to herself (and her hunky dimpled coworker) that she’s still up for fun. If she can only find the perfect pair of shoes to fit the massive feet that have been her burden since high school, she just might have a Cinderella moment.
Between the Lines – Meg has only ever talked to Josh online after they were introduced by a mutual friend. But that did nothing to stop their conversations from taking a sexual turn. Josh has a knack for guessing Meg’s deepest fantasies. When their mutual friend throws a New Year’s Eve party, Meg seizes the opportunity to bring her fantasy to life.
2045 – Two lovers at the end of the world.
Lipstick Marks – Eve wants Marcus to take control in the bedroom, but he’s not sure he has what it takes to really deliver, so he enlists the help of the woman who got them together in the first place—and who they haven’t stopped fantasizing about ever since.