17 Steamy books like Fifty Shades of Grey

books like fifty shades of grey

If you’re a fan of E.L. James and the Fifty Shades series featuring the steamy duo of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, we have the perfect sizzling lineup for you! Here are 17 sexy books like Fifty Shades of Grey.

A Million Dirty Secrets by C.L. Parker

In this fanfiction favorite, readers meet Delaine Talbot, who willingly auctions herself off to wealthy mogul, Noah Crawford, in order to save her family. Steamy sex scene after smoldering sex scene later, the two – unexpectedly and against all odds – fall in love.


Crashing the A-List by Summer Heacock

Former book editor Clare Montgomery has officially hit rock bottom after being unemployed for months and sleeping on her brother’s couch. When she stumbles upon a building that was once a brothel run by a famous British actor named Caspian Tiddleswich, she has no intentions of exposing the secret for cash. But Caspian doesn’t trust her and before Clare knows it, she’s getting tangled up in his world as his supposed girlfriend, discovering that she may just have feelings for him after all.


Stark International trilogy by J. Kenner

New York Times bestselling romance and erotica author J. Kenner delivers the trilogy of Jackson Steele and Sylvia Brooks, filled with steamy sex scenes and unexpected turns. Jackson always gets want he wants, while Sylvia is aloof and hard to reach. When the pair have an affair, it’s electric. But then five years go by before they cross paths again. But when they do, sparks ignite all over again.


Losing It by Crystal Kaswell 

Serious, studious Quinn will be heading to medical school soon, and the last thing she wants is to do so a virgin. That’s where Wes comes in… if he’d ever stop and notice her. And if he does, she promises to be an attentive student, ready to please, as always.


My Favorite Mistake by Sarah J. Brooks 

When Vegas gets the best of Alexis, she returns home hazy, hungover, and… married. The bad part: it’s to her best friend’s brother, and her best friend is furious. Even worse, she has a TV contract that is void if news of her marriage leaks to the press. But the worst part is that Cody doesn’t want an annulment. He needs Alexis to get his billion-dollar inheritance.

Legal Briefs series by Emma Chase

It’s hard to say no to D.C. defense attorney, Stanton Shaw. His Southern drawl and disarming smile have gotten him a long way in life. What it didn’t get him is the mother of his 10-year-old daughter. She’s getting married, and it’s not to him. That’s where Sofia Santos, a city-raised, no-nonsense litigator comes in. Stanton needs Sofia to help him win back the one who got away. But somewhere between D.C. and Mississippi, passions unexpectedly rise.


The Dark Garden by Eden Bradley

Rowan Cassidy is a mistress at a BDSM club, who breaks the No. 1 rule: she falls hard for one of her clients. The problem is, he wants to be dominant too, and things get hot, yet dicey. Passions and dark turns intertwine in this quick, sizzling read.  

Beautiful Disaster: A Novel by Jamie McGuire

In this New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller about a good girl dangerously drawn to the ultimate bad boy, readers follow Abby as she becomes entangled with Travis Maddox – a tattooed floating fight ring champion. When a simple bet brings the two together, neither of them have any clue that they’ve met their match.

Fans of Fifty will love this good girl, bad boy tale for its seduction and playfulness.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Rice

Author Anne Rice takes the traditional folktale of Sleeping Beauty and wraps it full of sexual desire as the princess is woken from her 100-year slumber not by a kiss, but by the Prince’s erotic yearning. The result is a sexual awakening for them both.

If you’re looking for something familiar and fiery all wrapped into one, look no further.

This Man by Jodi Ellen Malpas

When Ava O’Shea arrives at Jesse Ward’s place for an interior design appointment, she expects the same stuffy atmosphere of her typical countryman client. But she couldn’t be more wrong. Instead, she meets handsome Jesse – complete with his ego, power and desires.

Emotional disaster lies at every turn, but just like Ava can’t pull herself away, you won’t be able to put this one down.

The Bride Stripped Bare by Nikki Gemmell

When a woman goes missing, it’s a mystery to all who knew her as the happy and devoted wife. But when her diary is discovered, filled with descriptive scribbles about her sexual awakening, things quickly escalate.

Fast-paced and passionate, you’ll be drawn into this secretive journey about sexuality and self-discovery.

On Dublin Street by Samantha Young

Braden Carmichael always gets what he wants. So, when he meets Jocelyn, he assumes this time’s no different. Sure, she has a past, but doesn’t everyone? Once she finally gives in, however, he realizes that he wants much more than he originally desired.

Tragic past meets intense attraction in this quick read.

Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren

Authors Lauren Billings and Christina Hobbs join forces in this erotic novel where determination meets desire. Chloe Mills is smart and hardworking, focused on pursuing her MBA and completing her internship – and currently, she’s hellbent on avoiding her inconsiderate boss. Bennett Ryan is powerful, pushy, and arrogant. He gets what he wants, and she may be forbidden fruit, but he’s going to have her too.

Don’t let the familiar scenario fool you – this ambitious intern and egotistical executive will hold your attention long after you’re done with the book.

Backstage Pass: Sinners on Tour by Olivia Cunnings

When psychologist Myrna Evans goes on tour with the Sinners, it’s not because she’s a fan. She’s there strictly to study groupie behavior while fighting off the sexual advances of most of the band members. But soon her focus moves from research to Brian Sinclair, the lead guitarist in a musical rut. When the pair finally get their hands on one another, it might be just what the doctor ordered.

Love, sex and rock ‘n’ roll come together for an unforgettable read.

Bared to You by Sylvia Day

When Eva Tramell and Gideon Cross come together in what begins as a typical office romance, secrets, desires and sexual exploration begin to swirl as the pair discover that they have much more in common – and at stake – than they anticipated.

This unputdownable read will take you on an emotional roller coaster.

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

Drew Nichols seems to be striking out at every turn. His ex’s wedding is around the corner, he’s down a plus one, and now he’s stuck in a power outage. But when he talks Alexa Monroe into being his fake date, sparks begin to fly.

Jasmine Guillory’s created a great combination of sexy scenes and charm with this one!

In Flight by R.K. Lilley

Bianca prides herself on her poise and composure, serving up first-class service to the in-flight elite 35,000 feet in the air. But when one look at billionaire hotel owner James Cavendish renders her powerless, she succumbs to a challenge and finds herself sucked into his promise of pleasure – and pain.

You’ll love reading along as this independent strong-willed heroine goes up against the unexpected.

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Alison Luther

Alison Luther is a freelance editor and writer based in Fredericksburg, TX, where she lives with her husband and two children. Her background is in digital consumer content and marketing strategies, but today she focuses on small business marketing, ghostwriting, and writing about all things books on She Reads. In addition to raising longhorn, chickens, and children, she loves to cook and is a voracious reader.

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