Lori Perkins


Lori Perkins is a published author, book editor and literary agent with three decades experience in publishing newspapers and books. She was the owner and publisher of the Uptown Weekly News in Manhattan’s Washington Heights and Inwood in the 80’s, as well as an adjunct professor of journalism at NYU. She has written or edited 30 books, 25 of which have been erotic romance anthologies. She was the editor of the very first zombie romance anthology, Hungry for Your Love, and the editor of the nonfiction collection of essays 50 Writers on 50 Shades of Grey, as well as 1984 in the 21st Century. She is the founder of both the L. Perkins Agency, an established New York literary agency with numerous books on the New York Times bestseller list, as well as the Publisher of Riverdale Avenue Books, an award-winning hybrid publisher. She is currently working on a series of naughty historicals with USA Today bestselling author Jamie Schmidt under the nom de plume Lorna James.
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Women Who Love Monsters
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,320. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
The fascination with different loving goes back to Greek myths about Zeus and his human lovers & the Renaissance stories of death and the Maiden. Contemporary pop culture is smitten with stories of women who love monsters since King Kong & The Creature from the Black Lagoon, as well as Shrek, Barnabas Collins, Lestat, Hellboy, Swampthing and that sparkly vampire dude.
Spanksgiving - A Collection of Erotic Spanking Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,890. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Thanksgiving…the sexiest time of the year..NOT! Thanksgiving needs a marketing do-over. It should be the sexiest time of the year when you consider that we get four full days off from work, too much good food and drink, football, left-overs, binge-watching, and the intoxicating rush of shopping, either in the flesh or online, for presents for others and yourself. And maybe even a trip back home.
#MeToo - Essays About How and Why This Happened, What It Means and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again
Price: Free! Words: 33,480. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
More than 16 million people had posted their #MeToo story and support against sexual harassment by mid-October as a reaction to Rose McGowan’s brave admission that she had allegedly been raped by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. This is the turning point. Things are going to change. This is a historic moment and it needs to be memorialized, passed around and passed on.
A Tribute Anthology to Deadworld and Comic Publisher Gary Reed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,990. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Anthologies » Graphic novels/comics/manga
Stories that take place in the Deadworld universe. Deadworld is a graphic novel series that started in 1986 (and continues till this day) that follows survivors in a post-apocalyptic world brought on by zombie attacks led by the King Zombie, an intelligent zombie. The Deadworld universe has so much more to offer than just humans slaughtering zombies.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Watergate But Were Afraid to Ask
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,260. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy, Fiction » Historical » USA
A book that looks at the wider ripples of the Watergate explosion & how it changed the way Americans saw themselves, their country and the world. This is both a serious, and irreverent book, put together by a team of two newspaper journalists and ten college interns from throughout the country. Think of it as a primer on Watergate for the generation that grew up watching The Daily Show.
1984 in the 21st Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General, Essay » Political
1984 is a classic novel whose relevance continues to confront us every day. Some people thought it was a book about the future of the past. The future is now. After the election of Donald Trump and his advisor, Kellyanne Conway’s suggestion we get used to using “alternative facts,” the nearly 70 year-old dystopian novel made the # 1 spot on Amazon’s bestseller list.
Happy DILF Day - Stories Celebrating Hot Dads
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,640. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
There’s just nothing sexier than a man who loves kids and knows how to show it. Everyone knows that’s a man who can be trusted with your heart. And, as they grew older and hotter (and so do we), it’s equally sexy to see a man treat his teenaged or young adult offspring with love and respect.
Happy MILF Day - Stories Celebrating Hot Moms
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Hot moms are everywhere – in the grocery store, the local high school and even sitting on a park bench. All it takes is a little imagination to see them. A woman’s sensuality changes as she matures and goes through the ebb and flow of youthful blossoming, middle aged knowledge and mature freedom. Happy MILF Day!
Super Bowl Smut - A Collection of Erotic Football Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,010. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Editor Lori Perkins delivers her erotic homage to Super Bowl Sunday in this collection of stories that celebrates too much beer and booze, food that's bad for you, and that glorious pageant of beautiful, well-¬toned man-¬ass on big screen TV. This anthology features sexy stories of all kinds .
Holiday Smut
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Who doesn’t love some holiday smut? It’s one of the greatest pleasures of the season. There’s just something about the season that turns me on, and makes me think wicked good thoughts. I don’t know – maybe it’s the metaphoric possibilities – Santa’s lap, stockings filled with goodies, naughty or nice? Christmas just makes me feel giddy and nasty in a wholesomely bad way.
Home Alone on Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
New York Single Mom April Sommers finds herself alone for Christmas when her college-age daughter goes off to spend the holidays with her new boyfriend. What’s a grown woman to do? Watch old Christmas movies from her teen years, and get a little drunk. She heads to the local supermarket in search of some Christmas cheer when what to her wondering eyes does appear but the man of her dreams.
Still Hungry For Your Love
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,680. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
Love and zombies never die. Everyone knows that! Editor Lori Perkins published the very first zombie romance anthology, Hungry for Your Love in 2008, to rave reviews. But there’s so much more zombie love out there, that she had to bring you a second volume.
Electro DeLuxe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
In the first erotic short story that publisher and editor Lori Perkins ever wrote, she explores that very special relationship between a woman and her vacuum cleaner. After being dumped by her boyfriend, our heroine decides to clean up her apartment using a vacuum cleaner that does nothing for her. A visit from her best friend and neighbor inspires her to a buy a new machine, the Electro Deluxe.

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