The Sleeping Beauty Quartet is a series of four novels written by American author Anne Rice under the pseudonym of A. N. Roquelaure. The quartet comprises. Read a new Preface by Anne Rice about The Sleeping Beauty Trilogy, Now Anne Rice, writing as A.N. Roquelaure, retells the Beauty story and probes the. A collection that includes all three novels in Anne Rice’s seductive retelling of the Sleeping Beauty story. A spell has been cast upon a lovely.

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He’s a mamma’s boy with a sadistic streak, which renders unbelievable the notion that he would so much as cross the street to awaken Sleeping Beauty, much beautj scale the walls of a cursed castle. I’m not even going to try to pretend that Amazon is going to let me get away with this posting this review to their site, so this is going to be one of those rare instances where I’m not going to self-censor.

I sleepig gave it a lower rating, but with age I have come to appreciate a bit more about this book. It is an ancient story, one that originally emerged from and still deeply disturbs the mind’s roquelaude.

But I guess,in this case at least,the age old saying came p Oh no,no,no,no,no,no Unfortunately a lot of hackwork pornography is written by those who don’t share the fantasy, and they slip into hideous violence and ugliness, thinking the market wants all that, when the market never really did. Roquelaure, retells the Beauty story and probes the unspoken implications of this lush, suggestive tale by exploring its undeniable connection to sexual desire. Exit to Eden Belinda The thought aside from the rape partis absolutely romantic for me.

Peeps who don’t mind BDSM and porn. Men love these sorts of fantasies as much as women. Here’s what I thought: Just don’t expect this book to be romantic. They can look all they like,but you stand guard and see that no one touches her.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A.N. Roquelaure

Ergo, I didn’t finish. Preview — Sleeping Beauty Trilogy by A. The Complete Vampire Companion: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I think it’s authentic to the way many who share this kind of fantasy really feel. I swear to roquelauee I’m not a prude. But seeing three women goquelaure engrossed in that Twilight BDSM fanfic that we do not speak of reminded me of having read this one a few years ago.


Men have always allowed themselves such fantasies. And picking his way through the bones of those who had failed to solve the mystery, he stepped alone into the great banquet hall. Suddenly, Arab soldiers raid the village and several naked slaves, including Beauty, Tristan and Laurent, are kidnapped. He removed his heavy armor.

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Dutton books Novels based on fairy tales. Yes, it’s a gross misrepresentation of an actual BDSM relationship and there are tons of other major issues with the story and characters, but nobody rapes anyone, and that’s good enough for me! Feb 08, Dd rated it did not like it. BDSM is an acquired taste and if you’re not roquflaure into it, you’ll find the book repulsive.

You’re so exquisitely beautiful! Mar 29, Amber Adamchuk rated it roquelaue was amazing Shelves: I do not want to read a book about people being farmed out to rapists. I did notice and I couldn’t help notice that the books sold well and steadily, and that at every signing I gave, people brought them to be signed.

The sexual situations in this book are anything but consensual. He cut the sleeves away, lifting her ever so gently to free the cloth, and the weight of her hair seemed to pull her head down over his arms, and her mouth opened just a little bit wider.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

The books aren’t about literal cruelty; they’re about surrender, the fun of imagining you have no choice but to enjoy sex. So do you think books should still be banned? I found most of sleepimg characters in this book one-dimensional, except for Alexi, who intrigued me from the start. A woman has a right to imagine herself carried away by a handsome prince, and to choose for herself as she writes, the color of his hair and eyes, and imagine his silky voice.


I don’t understand why the author shrouded this as the retelling of a fairytale. Jul 03, Annabel Joseph rated it really liked it Shelves: I love this set and could read it over and over.

Retrieved 11 October They seemed idetical except for which piece of fruit was inserted where.

Beaut say it is a ‘must read’ for anyone interested in bdsm. Are those tears of joy I see running down your face? Instead of banning books they can put in a rating system like a video game. Beauty is whisked off to the Prince’s kingdom, but discovers that before she can marry triloy, she must follow the laws of his land and do as the other princes and pricesses do. Wleeping have never read anything like this trillogy, and probably never will again.

Bezuty and novel read. Alas, all the excitment died after the 1st chapters and I didn’t “learn” anything new You can see why i can’t forget about it, now every time I hear the words “sleeping beauty” I remember this book, I didn’t even read the second or the third, I believe I would have had a heart attack, LooL, anyway I don’t think I would recommend any body to read it, you will gain nothing but erotically twisted imagination, no emotions and bad feelings, if I could give it less or no stars I would: If you’re looking for a good BDSM fiction, this is it.

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Which is repeated so many times it almost does not look like a real word anymore. And, if your religious, republican, ri First off: This rather peculiar twist of the Sleeping Beauty fairytale is quite interesting– I can still quite remember the singular scenes of the oriental palace.