I very much enjoyed Eden's brand of erotic offerings. Her characters are believable and likable; her prose are exquisite and elegant; there are plenty of actions which are both exciting and engaging; then her choice of locations are extremely exotic. Let's face it, if you are indulging your good self in romantic, erotic and sexy adventures, wouldn't you pick somewhere like London, Dublin, Cape Cod and Bangkok?
Being an Asian living in the UK, I love the British and Irish Capital cites, for obvious reasons, familiarity being one of them. It was fun for me to `stalk' Eden's characters and `share' their sexual fantasies. Oh no, I don't mean exactly sharing these fantasies per se, but I can easily identify where their innermost desires and raw emotions come from, and why they want to act them out, with real and imaginary partners.
Of the four novellas, my personal favourites are the first and the fourth. I keenly feel the love and loss in "A Season for Everything", as I know how deeply the theme of cancer resonates with the author herself, and many of us readers.
Again, it's my Asian roots which allow me to get inside the mind and body of Sierra Zhao, as she ventures to exotic Bangkok and beyond, in a tale which is sensual and intriguing. Thailand, her sights and sounds, and her people, becomes even more inviting when I came to the last page of "The Lottery'
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Junying Kirk, Author of The Same Moon & Trials of Life, Journey to the West Trilogy