Not all the stories in the collection have a happy for now or happy forever after ending. I felt like that would be okay with readers because most of the stories are fairly romantic but that within this large collection of shorts, I could take chances. Shameless is one of those stories that doesn’t have a definitive ending. Instead Edie Harris invites you to imagine what kind of life the female protagonist would have after she turned her shame into pleasure.
“Is that what you are?” James had never been violent with her. Only quick. “A rough man?” Saying the words had a singularly interesting effect on her body: wetness dampened the apex of her thighs and her mouth went dry. She licked her lips.
His finger dipped to edge of her neckline, skating across the plumped tops of her breasts. Hooking that finger into the top of her bodice, he pulled, yanking her two fumbling steps forward until a scant inch separated his chest from hers. “Yes.”
Next up is Just Say Yes by HelenKay Dimon