Silvia Violet

Biography

Silvia writes erotic romance in a variety of genres including contemporary, paranormal, and historical. She can often be found haunting coffee shops looking for the darkest, strongest cup of coffee she can find. Once equipped with the needed fuel, she can happily sit for hours pounding away at her laptop. Silvia typically leaves home disguised as a suburban stay-at-home-mom, and other coffee shop patrons tend to ask her hilarious questions like “Do you write children’s books?” She loves watching the looks on their faces when they learn what she’s actually up to. When not writing, Silvia enjoys baking sinful treats, exploring new styles of cooking, and reading children’s books to her incorrigible offspring.

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Books

Getting Hitched
Series: Fitting In. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Last Valentine’s Day, Gray proposed to his lovers, Jack and Mason. The three of them can’t legally marry, but they’ve spent the summer planning a formal commitment ceremony. And nothing—not nerves, Gray being assigned the case from hell, or the August heat—will keep them from saying their vows in front of their friends. Join Gray, Jack, and Mason as they prepare to get hitched.
Well-Tailored: A Thorne and Dash Companion Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Marc longs for a grand romance, but he doubts he’ll ever be that lucky. Then he meets Darius, an arrogant tailor who pushes all his buttons. When Darius offers him a job, Marc hesitates—he needs a direction for the future, not another man who doesn’t believe in relationships.
In cerca di equilibrio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: Italian. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jack, Gray e Mason hanno accettato il fatto che l'amore sia di molti tipi e si sono abituati alla loro relazione a tre. Le cose non sono state facili, e ora che Mason si è rimesso a studiare e Gray è interessato a diventare un detective, Jack si sente solo. I suoi compagni non ci sono più molto spesso, e a lui manca lo starsene stesi a letto insieme, a godersi i benefici di vivere con due uomini.
Hoofin' It to the Altar
Series: Law and Supernatural Order. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Deer shifter Jason Fleetfoot and vampire detective Drew Danvers have been together for a year. When Drew proposes, Jason is thrilled but shocked—vampires aren’t usually the marrying kind, even the few who side with the good guys.
Revolutionary Temptation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,570. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1777, Captain Jack West is sent to New York to spy on the British. Jack’s contact in the city recruits bookshop owner Elias Ashfield, an impeccably dressed sensualist who flaunts his desire for both men and women and seeks a place in high society. Jack longs for a simple life guided by clear principles. Eli is a risk-taker who knows how to get what he wants. And he he wants Jack in his bed.
Perfect Alignment
Series: Thorne and Dash. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Thorne proposed to Riley. Riley accepted. Thorne thought that was that. They’d take a trip, get married, and spend a week luxuriating in a five-star hotel with occasional excursions to fabulous restaurants. Riley imagined a traditional wedding with all the trappings. With all their friends and family. At Christmas. Reaching their happily ever after won't be as simple as either of them imagined.
Sentirsi a casa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: Italian. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Due poliziotti entrano in un bar. Mason, il barista, pensa a uno scherzo, perché è praticamente impossibile che due uomini così sexy possano essere veri poliziotti. Sembrano usciti da una fantasia erotica in uniforme. Ma ben presto capisce che Jack e Gray fanno sul serio e lo desiderano ardentemente.
Meteor Strike
Series: Astronomers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Astro-physicist Matthew Dansk falls for one of his colleagues during a research trip, but Alan won’t tell anyone he’s gay and he never goes out with the same man twice. Matt is looking for a serious relationship and he doesn’t date men who are in the closet. When the two men part ways, Matt does his best to forget his feelings for Alan. Then they wind up in neighboring hotel rooms at a conference.
Dinner at Foxy's
Series: Law and Supernatural Order. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Fox shifter Luke runs Foxy’s Chicken Shack, known for the best and spiciest chicken in town. For months he’s had his eye on Silas, a young cop who patrols the area around his restaurant. Thanks to Luke's cousins, things blow up, literally, and Silas is injured. Luke will do whatever it takes to see his cousins brought to justice so there can be a chance at love for this fox shifter and his cop.
Astronomical
Series: Astronomers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When sexy, kilt-wearing astronomy professor Greg MacIntyre moves in next door, Blake Theriot knows he's in trouble. Blake is a research librarian, and he likes things orderly and controlled, except in his secret fantasies where he craves a big, powerful man like Greg to shake things up.
Personal Entanglement
Series: Thorne and Dash, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Several months ago Thorne hired Riley as an escort. They fell hard for each other and made their relationship personal rather than professional. Every moment they spend in bed is pure bliss, but good sex can’t solve all their problems. Thorne and Riley will have to rely on their love for each other to help them find the balance between independence and entanglement.
Paws On Me
Series: Law and Supernatural Order. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When a murder investigation brings police lieutenant, Seth Morrison, and flirtatious bear shifter, Brandon Lord, together, passion roars to life. They’re both willing to break the rules to be together. Because as mismatched as they might seem, each man is exactly what the other needs.
Going Deep
Series: Fitting In. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Gray, Jack, and Mason are back. Their threeway relationship keeps growing stronger, and Gray 's feelings for his partners run deeper than he ever thought possible. While he’s learned to be romantic at home, at work, he’s still a big tough cop that nobody wants to cross.
Un Amour Bouleversant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,010. Language: French. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Billy Lawson désire une véritable relation, et il venait juste d'abandonner tout espoir quand il rencontre Levi, un métamorphe blessé qui a besoin de son aide. Levi est peut-être le bon, mais, d'abord, Billy doit le sauver de son dangereux passé.
Savage Wolf
Series: Law and Supernatural Order. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
I’m Wolf, Officer Aidan “Wolf” Savage. I’m a werewolf. But unlike most of my kind these days, I’m one of the good guys. When a white-tailed deer shifter comes leaping into my life, she makes my body hotter than an erupting volcano. She’s on the run, and she doesn’t want my help. But I’m not about to let her get herself killed, and I’ll use any means necessary to keep her safe.
Sex on the Hoof
Series: Law and Supernatural Order. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A stag and a vampire. Mortal peril. True love. After years of taking chances, he’s working as a crime lab technician, and he’s determined to forgo the risky behavior of his past. Then he meets Drew Danvers, the only undead detective in the city. Jason hates vampires, or does he?
Professional Distance
Series: Thorne and Dash, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Thorne hires Dash as an escort, it’s lust at first sight. After a few scorching nights together, both men start to wonder if what’s between them is more than physical, but their age gap and resistance to romance make them afraid to change their professional relationship to a personal one.
The Professor Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
Have you ever fantasized about a professor? Go on. Admit it. Then check out these four erotic stories featuring sizzling hot professors.
Shifters' Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Years ago, the Terran Government betrayed special forces officer Marc Devlin, forcing him to flee for his life. He rescued several fellow officers and built a new life as the head of his own mercenary force. With two highly unlikely allies, Kirlos, a former Cerian diplomat, and Larissa, a skilled pilot, Marc discovers something he never thought he'd experience, love.
Unexpected Engagement
Series: Unexpected. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Simon McLeod was a promising naval captain before CIA agents forced him to fake his death and join their ranks. Since that horrible night, Simon has focused on finding the men responsible for ending his career. He’s close now, but he needs help from the man he loves. The problem is Edgar is straight, has no idea how Simon feels, and threatened to strangle him the last time they were together.
The Professor's Rent Boy
Series: Professors. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When Dr. Lucas Caldwell works up the nerve to visit a high-end sex club, he discovers Gavin, the student he’s fantasized about for the last year, working there. Gavin offers to be his companion for the evening, and Lucas can’t make himself say no to his favorite dirty fantasy.
Professor for Two
Series: Professors. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Chemistry graduate student Sean Carson’s favorite form of procrastination is fantasizing about his office mate, Ben. When he learns Ben and department hottie, Dr. Stevens, are sharing a lot more than research techniques, Sean is too turned on to be shocked, even when they invite Sean to join them.
Professor for Dessert
Series: Professors. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Jaden wants his history professor, and now that the semester is over, he’s going to have him. But mild-mannered Dr. Perkins has a few surprises up his sleeve.
The Professor's Desk
Series: Professors. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When Jason finds a very interesting toy in Dr. Michaels office, he decides to give the professor a demonstration. If he’s lucky, his efforts will lead to the two of them testing the sturdiness of Dr. Michaels’s desk.
Étre Soi-Méme
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,920. Language: French. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Coleman Wilder est un loup-garou métis. Certains jours, la tension entre son côté humain et ses instincts de loup-garou menace de le déchirer. Mais le défi que représente la gestion d’une ferme équestre en tant qu’homme gay dans une ville conservatrice du Tennessee, lui permet de se concentrer, jusqu’à ce qu’il rencontre un métamorphe cheval, Jonah Marks.
His True Nature
Series: The Forestry Series. Price: Free! Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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When Dan comes out to his family he’s condemned and insulted, rather than embraced. Wanting to escape, he buys a camper on a whim and plans to spend the summer in the Nantahala Forest despite being far less than adept in the great outdoors. His mishaps catch the attention of a sexy forest ranger who leaves Dan wondering whether Parker’s interested in friendship or something more.
Burning Up
Series: Fitting In, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Bryce has been a firefighter for ten years, but when a horrific house fire leaves him reeling, he moves to a new city, hoping to shove those memories behind him. As he adjusts to his new station, Bryce keeps to himself until Matt and Toby, two hot young men in his unit, throw temptation in his path.
Wild R Christmas
Series: Wild R Farm. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Western
Every year Cole Wilder hosts a big Christmas dinner for all the employees of Wild R Farm, but this year, his husband, Jonah, is taking him on a vacation. Their friend Tristan promises to take perfect care of the farm, but as soon as Cole and Jonah leave, chaos ensues and the only thing keeping confessed Christmas-o-phile, Tristan, merry is his boyfriend, Wes.
Wild R Farm Books 1-4
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,400. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Western
Books 1-4 of the Wild R Farm series now in a single download bundle. Save 35% off the price of buying the books separately. Includes Finding Release, Arresting Love, Embracing Need, and Taming Tristan.
Shifting Hearts
Series: Wild R Farm, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Three years ago, Brandon walked away from Zach and a chance at love. Brandon knows he made a huge mistake, but when their paths have cross again, Zach seems unwilling to speak to Brandon much less consider his apology. Brandon will have to prove that men really can change and that what he wants most is a life with the man his heart desires.
Unexpected Trust
Series: Unexpected, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,600. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Special Agent Hugh Cranford, better known as Sport, is after Danny O’Sullivan, a spy rumored to have assisted in the ambush of Sport’s former SEAL team. Danny claims he and Sport are on the same side and the real traitor is the man Sport is working for. As the two men risk their lives to complete their missions, they discover neither is as strong as they like to pretend.
If Wishes Were Horses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Western
Tired of his family’s bigotry, Kenneth Carver gave up his place in society and bought himself a ranch. Now he is a prime suspect in a drug running case, but undercover cop, Andrew Wofford refuses to believe Ken is guilty, in part because Andy is falling for him. Neither man can trust the other even though that’s exactly what their hearts tell them to do.
Willing Hands
Series: Wild R Farm, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Bear shifter Will doesn't know much about Ryan except that he carries scars that tell of something horrible in his past. When he gifts Will with one of his rare smiles, Will decides to do whatever it takes to get him to smile more often. What he doesn’t realize is that he needs Ryan’s quiet strength as much as Ryan needs a protector.
Sorting Out
Series: Fitting In, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
While stressing over his own future and facing pressure from Gray and Mason to bring their relationship out of the closet, Jack is severely wounded in the line of duty. His recovery, both physical and emotional might be more than their unconventional relationship can bear. Jack is going to need all the courage and support his lovers can give him if he’s going to create the life he craves.
One Kiss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Five years ago, Jake and Ben shared a single kiss, and Jake has never forgotten the way Ben’s lips felt against his. When Ben catches Jake under the mistletoe, passion ignites between them. This time around, Ben wants more than one kiss, but Jake isn’t sure he’s ready for another relationship. He must move past his pain or will he miss out on a second chance with the man of his dreams.
Needing A Little Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Discovering his boyfriend's affair with a co-worker wrecks Eli's holiday plans. He thinks getting stuck in his getaway cabin has made things worse until he calls Mac's Wood Delivery and hears the owner's deep, sultry voice. This book was previously released by another publisher.
Unexpected Rescue
Series: Unexpected, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Shrapnel from an explosion tore up Jackson’s leg and ended his career as a Navy SEAL. Being forced into the civilian world was bad enough, but being told he’s crazy is intolerable. When Jackson rescues an injured man, his compassion and growing trust tear down Jackson's barriers, and Jackson begins to wonder if his heart is as dead as he’d assumed.
Abandoned
Series: Galactic Betrayal, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Lark Zaccaro and Derek Carlson were partners and friends. Lark wanted more. Then someone at the Intergalactic Investigations Bureau sold them out to enemy aliens. Lark was forced to abandon Derek to the enemy, and Derek bought the IIB's story that Lark betrayed them all.
Taming Tristan (A Wild R Farm Short Story)
Series: Wild R Farm, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Western
Private Detective, Wesley James, and horse shifter, Tristan Hayes, have spent the last few weeks adjusting to living together. Night after night with a demanding stallion is wearing Wes out, but he doesn’t mind. He loves Tristan more than he ever imagined, and he’ll do whatever it takes to show him, even if that involves a spanking, some handcuffs, and a visit to the gun range.
Embracing Need
Series: Wild R Farm, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Western
Horse shifter, Tristan Hayes, doesn’t believe in relationships. He believes in hot, sweaty one-night stands that leave him aching for days. Private investigator, Wesley James, is looking for someone to settle down with, but it’s never occurred to him that someone could be a man. But after three months of playing cat and mouse, both men are worn out from fighting what they feel.
Fitting In
Series: Fitting In, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,160. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners
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Jack and Gray fulfill Mason’s submissive fantasies, but they also meet a more basic need, comfort. They offer Mason unconditional friendship, but their concern for him unnerves Mason more than even the kinkiest sex. To find happiness with his new partners, Mason must change his belief that love is as much a fantasy as a pair of gorgeous, handcuff-wielding cops landing in his bed.
Arresting Love
Series: Wild R Farm, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Western
Billy Lawson is tired of random hook-ups. He wants a real relationship, but he's just about given up hope when he meets Levi, a wounded shifter who needs his help. Levi might be the one, but first Billy must save him from his dangerous past.
Finding Release
Series: Wild R Farm, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,730. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Coleman Wilder, a half-breed werewolf, struggles to control his instincts. Horse shifter, Jonah Marks, lets his stallion run free but fears his family's judgment. They will each have to face their fears to have the love they've always wanted.
A Day at the Office
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Valerie has wanted to get into her boss’s pants for months. She strongly suspects he’s bisexual, because she’s seen him giving men the same hungry look he gives her. When he makes a Freudian slip, she takes him at his word and makes plans for her and her lover to give him the night of his life.

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