About the Book

Original Publication Date: February 02, 2002

Setting: Modern New Orleans

Being trapped in a bedroom with a woman is a grand thing. Being trapped in hundreds of bedrooms over two thousand years isn’t. And being cursed into a book as a love-slave for eternity can ruin even a Spartan warrior’s day.

As a love-slave, I know everything about women. How to touch them, how to savor them, and most of all, how to pleasure them. But when I was summoned to fulfill Grace Alexander’s sexual fantasies, I found the first woman in history who saw me as a man with a tormented past. She alone bothered to take me out of the bedroom and into the world. She taught me to love again.

But I wasn’t born to know love. I was cursed to walk eternity alone. As an ancient Greek general, I had long ago accepted my sentence. Yet...

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Characters

julian

The Hero: Julian

Julian was born the son of a legendary Spartan commander. Reared in the manner of his Spartan brethren, he knew no love of any kind. His childhood was harsh and unforgiving. As a man, he fought his way to the top and became the most feared Macedonian general of his time. He was the commander who trained Kyrian of Thrace and once Kyrian attained his own command status, the two of them cut a trail of slaughter through the Mediterranean and nearly...

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grace

The Heroine: Grace

  Grace was a sex therapist by trade, who'd sworn off men forever. Until the night her lunatic girlfriend gave her the most outrageous present of all time: A Greek sex slave. Now there's something you don't get everyday. And that's what happens when you hang out with the Devereaux sisters. But that's all right by Grace. These last 11+ years have been the best of her life. Now she's the psychologist/therapist for most of the nonhuman...

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  • Artemis

  • Ambrose (Contains Spoilers)

  • Acheron

  • Adarian

  • Kyrian

  • Liza

  • Nicolette

  • Marissa

  • Maxis

  • Merlin

  • Misery

  • Morgen Le Fey

  • Nick (Squire)

  • Noir

  • Otto

  • Papa Bear

  • Psyche

  • Ravenna

  • Ravyn

  • Remi

  • Ryssa

  • Selena

  • Simi

  • Spawn

  • Stryker

  • Styxx

  • Sunshine

  • Talon

  • Tate

  • The Fates

  • The Morrigan

  • Thorn

  • Tiyana

  • Urian

  • Valerius

  • Vane

  • Varian

  • Wren

  • Wulf

  • Xedrix

  • Zarek

  • Zeke

  • Zoe

  • Zeus

  • Aimee

  • Amanda Devereaux

  • Amanda Hunter

  • Andy

  • Aphrodite

  • Apollo

  • Ares

  • Arthur

  • Astrid

  • Athena

  • Bill

  • Bride

  • Caleb

  • Camulus

  • Cherise

  • Chris

  • D'Alerian

  • Dev

  • Dionysus

  • Eric

  • Eros

  • Essie

  • Fang

  • Fury

  • Grace

  • Illarion

  • Jaden

  • Jared

  • Julian

  • Karma

  • Katra

  • Keegan

  • Kerryna

  • Kessar

  • Tabitha

  • Etienne

  • Seth

  • Margarite

  • The Howlers

  • Sanctuary

  • (A)SK Sherrilyn

  • Bethany

  • Cadegan

  • Jo

  • Seraphina

The Story Behind The Story

The original title of Fantasy Lover was Saving Grace which is ironic since that is exactly what this book was to my career. St Martins first changed the title to Slave of Love, but finally decided on Fantasy Lover. Which is good since I couldn't say the other title without bursting into laughter, while I simultaneously cringed in horror.

The book is very special to me in a way very few are. For one thing, the characters in it kept me sane during a difficult time in my life when I wasn't sure I would live. When the idea occurred to me, I was destitute financially. My husband had just graduated school and was working in a factory to make ends meet. My father had died of cancer, my mother had been diagnosed with cancer, and I had barely survived a high risk pregnancy. During the course of it all, I lost my house and we only had one car between us and a new infant son. I'd lost...

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Hear it from the Fans

I love this book and really wish I could find all of them in hardback. Will an omnibus of the older books be released eventually or perhaps hardbacks re-released? The paperbacks wear out so fast.

Iris, January 13, 2014

    The publisher is releasing a hardcover each year for the backlist titles.

    MB_Staff, February 16, 2014

hello sherrilyn be priapus going, I'm dying to know.

romi, November 1, 2013

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