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Portia Da Costa

Portia Da Costa is a multi-published British author of romance, erotic romance and erotic fiction. Her novels have been published by a variety of different houses, both in the US and the UK, and translated into many languages including German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian and Japanese. Best known for her many novels for the pioneering British erotica publisher Black Lace, her work has been praised for its intense character-driven sensuality and the vivid emotional depth. She enjoys writing books with contemporary, paranormal and occasionally futuristic settings, but her new great love is historical erotic romance. Long passionate about the Victorian era, her “Ladies’ Sewing Circle” stories span the late 1880s and early 1890s.

Portia has been writing for publication since 1990, and has had over twenty novels and 100 short stories published. She has contributed to many different short story anthologies and women’s magazines. Following her long association with the sadly missed Black Lace, she has now established a new creative niche writing erotic/romantic short fiction for Harlequin Spice Briefs, and January 2012 will see her first full length historical erotic romance published. Part of the Harlequin Spice line, IN THE FLESH is an “indecent proposal” themed novel set in the Ladies’ Sewing Circle world.

Portia is also proud to be a Samhain Publishing author. Her first Samhain title - FAR FROM PERFECT a sensual contemporary - was published 1st March 2011 and A TOUCH OF HEAVEN, an erotic paranormal novella, will appear in July 2011.

Portia is a member of Romance Writers of America, the Passionate Ink RWA Chapter, the Romantic Novelists Association [UK] and the Society of Authors [UK].

Portia lives in the heart of West Yorkshire, UK, with her husband and her cats. When she’s not writing she can be found reading, watching TV and movies, hanging out on Twitter, and enjoying online life in general. She was formerly a librarian and has also worked in local government.

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Current Releases
Enter a world of passionate imagination, where two inventive minds play luscious games of pleasure and power exchange. Mary-Anne and her master, Benedict, are together now, and they're always exploring daring new fantasies. Happily his by choi...
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Another Appointment
See him, want him… love him? Doctor Nathaniel Bowen is a hunk, and when he puts his godlike body through a series of graceful Tai Chi moves outside in their communal garden, Sylvia Bradford can't help but desire him. He's every...
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Object of Desire
  "Society already believes she's a scarlet woman... why not become one?"   Posing nude to please her now ex-fiancé perhaps wasn't the most prudent idea Beatrice Weatherly has ever had. With the photo...
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In The Flesh
  From the moment Red Webster arrived at executive Vicki Renard's firm, sparks flew between them. The photographer is supposed to create a company profile for its new owner, but he spends most of his time flirting with her. His sexy t...
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Intimate Exposure
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  A long time member of the Ladies' Sewing Circle, bespectacled spinster Lucy Dawson has never had a spicy tale to tell her friends... until the day she tumbles off her bicycle in a country rain storm and is rescued the most hand...
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A Gentlewoman's Pleasure
A BDSM love story in three acts When Megan meets Sebastian Holmwood at a fancy dress party, she little realizes how her life is going to change. Sebastian is a beautiful and unusual man with an irresistible dark mystique about him. The glint ...
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In Sebastian's Hands
Daring Interludes is a trio of three hot and edgy erotic stories, each one a different game played by a pair established lovers. In "The Concubine", Merry spices up Rick's convalescence by telling him one of her super sexy stori...
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Daring Interludes
  This ebook comprises the BDSM short story AN APPOINTMENT WITH HER MASTER [approximately 5000 words/11 pages] along with an 800 word taster excerpt of the longer BDSM romance anthology IN SEBASTIAN'S HANDS. Cover copy: Shy, but sec...
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An Appointment With Her Master
Surrender to sexual healing... Super efficient P.A. Cally Hobbes is head over heels in love with her handsome boss, the urbane and delicious Innes McKenzie. Day after day, beneath her cool, businesslike exterior, she's simmering hot for h...
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Fire and Ice
  Presenting a medley of short, sexy works that are also published separately. This collection offers over 35,500 steamy words in a daring erotic potpourri of BDSM, exhibitionism, m/m, m/f/m, and a office lust/hate relationship.  ...
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Erotic Escapades
Sun-drenched days and lush steamy nights stir strange desires in singleton Laurie Jones. She's been betrayed by her philandering fiancé, but that doesn't mean her libido is dead, no way. In fact the rampant hedonism o...
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Power of Three
When Alice Porter finds an old rattan cane and an Edwardian punishment diary at a curio market, she little realizes the erotic adventure that lies ahead. The sinister, seductive items fill Alice with dark, fevered daydreams of being dominated and ...
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Forbidden Treasures
  Computer wizard Wesley Greensward is having a terrible day. His girlfriend is cheating, his best friend has let him down and he hates his job. Then, in a grungy motorway service café, a vision of unearthly loveliness walks into h...
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Wesley and the Sex Zombies
A Walk on the Wild Side publication While enjoying a lazy day at the beach, sexy holidaymakers Suzy and Gavin see a sudden glint of light flash from the headland overlooking their patch of sand, and realize that somebody's watching them th...
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Glint - an erotic short story
Still stinging from a stringent management review at her workplace, office girl Susie encounters the very last man she wants to meet when she hits her favorite bar to relax and unwind. Gorgeous Noah Stevens is the ruthless company troubleshooter w...
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The Efficiency Expert - an erotic short story
Enduring passion, turbulent emotions, and an engagement of convenience… At age twenty, Anna Felgate rid herself of her unwanted virginity with the one man she adored—Nick Lisitano, long-time family friend and legendary lover. But ...
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Far From Perfect
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