Ann Rice - Beauty series quartet signed first editions
Volumes one to three are all double-signed (Anne Rice / A N Roquelaure) Volume four signed as Anne Rice The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty : First edition, first impression - double-signed by the author at the Cheltenham Literary Festival on Sunday 9th October 2011 - accompainied by a signed event ticket. Double-signed. This copy is used, but in excellent condition - some very slight bumping to spine ends. An erotic novel of discipline, love and surrender from master storyteller Anne Rice. In the traditional fairy tale of 'Sleeping Beauty' the spell cast upon the lovely young princess can only be broken by the kiss of a prince. However, in the world of Anne Rice, this legendary curse is broken not with a kiss, but with sexual initiation. The Prince's reward for ending the hundred years of enchantment is Beauty's complete and total enslavement to him. Sleeping Beauty awakes to a world of seduction, desire and love. This is the first of Anne Rice's classic Sleeping Beauty quartet. Beauty's Punishment : First edition, first impression - double-signed. This copy is used, but in excellent condition - some very slight bumping to spine ends. An erotic novel of discipline, love and surrender from master storyteller Anne Rice. This sequel to The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty resumes Beauty's explicit, teasing exploration of the psychology of human desire and seduction. Now Beauty, having indulged in a secret and forbidden infatuation with the rebellious slave Prince Tristan, is sent away. Sold at auction, she will soon experience the tantalizing punishments of 'the village,' as her education in love, cruelty, dominance, submission and tenderness is turned over to the brazenly handsome Captain of the Guard. Once again Anne Rice's classic tale of pleasure and pain dares to explore the most primal and well-hidden desires of the human heart. This is the second of Anne Rice's classic Sleeping Beauty quartet. Beauty's Release : First edition, first impression - First edition, first impression - double-signed. This copy is used, but in excellent condition - some very slight bumping to spine ends and some very light foxing to the underside of the text block. An erotic novel of discipline, love and surrender from master storyteller Anne Rice. In this Anne Rice classic, Beauty's adventures in the hypnotic realm of sexuality make her the bound captive of an Eastern Sultan and a prisoner in the exotic confines of the harem. As this voluptuous adult fairy tale moves towards its conclusion, all Beauty's encounters with the myriad variations of sexual fantasy are presented in a sensuous, seductive and erotic prose that intensifies Beauty's secret world. Anne Rice makes the forbidden side of passion a doorway into the hidden regions of the psyche and the heart in this final volume of the classic Sleeping Beauty trilogy. This is the third of Anne Rice's Sleeping Beauty quartet. Beauty's Kingdom : First edition, first impression - signed by the author. New and unread. Mega-bestselling author Anne Rice, writing as A. N. Roquelaure, returns to the mysterious kingdom of Queen Eleanor in this new chapter of her Sleeping Beauty series. When the great queen is reported dead, Beauty and Laurent return to the kingdom they left twenty years before. Beauty agrees to take the throne, but she insists that all erotic servitude be voluntary. Countless eager princes, princesses, lords, ladies, and commoners journey to Beauty's realm, where she and her husband usher in a new era of desire, longing, and ecstasy. Provocative and stirring Rice's imaginative retelling of the Sleeping Beauty myth will be adored by her longtime fans and new readers of erotica just discovering the novels.This book is intended for mature audiences. ?This is the fourth of Anne Rice's Sleeping Beauty quartet.