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Catherine Taylor

CatherineCatherine Taylor is an erotic romance author, actor, poet and script writer from New Zealand. She has self-published three books, with another due for release in January 2014, but has also enjoyed a career in the film industry. Her first three erotic novels have been in Amazon’s bestselling erotica lists, with her first book The Finest Line going number one in Free Kindle erotica in the US, UK and France.

Her full length, contemporary novels are highly sexual, but the focus is on plots full of twists and turns, suspense and romance. Her upcoming release Master, is an erotic thriller set in Ukraine in 1995. All the books tie in with each other, introducing exciting, unusual and well developed characters. Each story has a conclusive ending.

Choosing to self-publish, Catherine is an enthusiastic supporter of Indie authors and believes that those with a true passion for writing should have every opportunity to present their work to the world.

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The Finest Line (Erotic Romance)

The Finest LineWhen potential Olympic gymnast, Mairead Kavanagh wakes up in an Australian hospital after a drug and alcohol binge, her ordeal has only begun. The police are waiting to interview her over the death of her friend, who has plunged to his death from the balcony on which she was found.

Frightened and a long way from her home in New Zealand, she has no one to turn to until the arrival of the one man who has intimidated and infatuated her more than any other. James Vaughn has been her chauffeur and body guard for five years and the only person who has been able to subdue her.
An ex soldier of the British Army, James is composed and disciplined, unlike his boss’s daughter who seeks constant excitement which sometimes can prove dangerous. Forced together until he can get her home, the barriers of their relationship begin to break down. Mairead fears her attraction to him stems from the strange desires that she has fought to suppress.

As their relationship blooms, her happiness is short lived with the arrival of another man who knows a terrible secret about Mairead. Now she must choose between two men, one whom she loves and the other who can destroy her life.

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A Line Crossed (Erotic Romance)

A Line CrossedAfter the dramatic prelude to their relationship, Mairead is only too happy to let James take charge of their lives, even if his authority can be somewhat painful. Her unusual desires are finally free to be explored, under his administration, but accepting them in a politically correct world is not so easy.

Although she struggles with her own nature, life with James is filled with love and excitement. Mairead wants nothing more than to be the woman he loves and support him as he takes ownership of his nightclub, but trouble is never far away.

A shadow is looming with the approaching trial of a sadistic murderer against whom she must testify. When a dancer goes missing from the club, Mairead learns that she is not the only one with a troubled history. A little investigation into trying to find her couldn’t possibly get her into more trouble… could it?

When Mairead suddenly finds herself the subject of interest, she realises that she has brought more trouble for James. Once again she must make decisions that could lead to devastating consequences and destroy the happiness she fought so hard to find.

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A Line Drawn (Erotic Romance)

A Line DrawnAs Mairead looks to her future with James, their wedding on the horizon, she is plagued with the demons of her past. One of them seems to have invaded her life, but Mairead is uncertain whether she is the victim of a tortured mind, or the prey of an evil man. Separating reality from a nightmare is difficult, but Mairead is certain that she is not alone in uninvited attention.
Someone has an unhealthy interest in James, which is only increasing her troubles. Knowing that her wilful nature often leads to trouble, Mairead tries to find peace in obedience, but submitting to such a dominant man has its own painful problems.

As their happiness is threatened, Mairead must decide whether submission is the answer, or is it time for a little defiance?

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Master (Erotic Romance)

MasterSeventeen years before a wild Kiwi gymnast fell in love with a strict English chauffeur, there came a man…

In 1995, four years after Ukraine declared its independence, it still struggles to break the ties with Russia. Nineteen year old, Lena Petrenko cares nothing about her country or her miserable life. As the daughter of a racketeer, she has witnessed too much violence and evil, and she has shut the world out. Living In her bedroom with her baby doll, she immerses herself in fairy tales with a happy ending.

When her father forces her to attend his cage fights, Lena finds herself in the midst of brutality and horror, when she is claimed as a prize by the winner. Her terrifying claimant is nothing like the prince she has hoped for. He is every bit the beast, and she is hardly a beauty.

Lena soon learns that there is more to this stranger than his hard exterior. With his capacity for compassion and kindness, Lena begins to discover a man with a dark history, and an agenda that somehow involves her. As she begins to face her own terrible past, she finds him to be an unlikely ally, evoking everything she has buried deep inside, including her passion.

As they are drawn to one another, they find themselves contending, once again, with a violent world. Now her captor must become her saviour, at the risk of them losing each other, or losing their lives.

As they are drawn to one another, they find themselves contending, once again, with a violent world. Now her captor must become her saviour, at the risk of them losing each other, or losing their lives.

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