Laura Antoniou

Biography

Laura Antoniou is the author of the well known Marketplace series of erotic novels, She has also edited the groundbreaking “Leatherwomen” anthologies, and several other collections of fiction and non-fiction. Her work has been translated into Spanish, German, Hebrew, Japanese and Korean. Many examples of her short fiction, articles, essays and rants can be found in the collection titled The Catalyst and Other Tales.

She is personally featured in Writing Below the Belt: Conversations with Erotic Authors by Michael Rowe and The Burning Pen: Sex Writers on Sex Writing, by M.Christian. Laura was also a columnist for Girlfriends magazine from 1995-1997, the submissions editor for Badboy and Bi-Curious magazines from 1995-96, and a regular contributor to The SandMUtopia Guardian from 1993-2000.

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Books

The Reunion
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 349,370. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
In "The Reunion" we visit a vacation resort for a Marketplace "family" gathering, where slaves, former slaves, trainers, and their spouses, significant others and family members can relax, let their hair down, and connect with each other. But the "reunion" that matters most is that of Robin Cassidy (the slave from "The Slave") and her first trainer, Chris Parker (the trainer from "The Trainer").
Scenes from the Marketplace
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,390. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
With their subtle wit, complex moral codes, and hot sex and submission, Laura Antoniou's Marketplace books have created a full world in readers' heads, populated with a vast cast of characters. This volume collects the Marketplace short stories from various anthologies and ebooks, giving insights into the Marketplace itself and the motivations, histories, and fates of some of its participants.
No Safewords: A Marketplace Fan Anthology
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
Ten stories of BDSM, submission, and service set in the secret world of Laura Antoniou's Marketplace. The Marketplace has fans all over the world, and Antoniou invited them to come play in her fictional sandbox/dungeon. Numbered among those fans happen to be some of the top erotica and alternative sexuality writers in the world, including D.L. King, Sassafras Lowrey, and Elizabeth Schechter.
California Dreaming (A Marketplace Short Story)
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
The bonus story from "The Trainer" is now available as a stand-alone single ebook. Michael LaGuardia attends one of Geoff Negel's orgiastic Marketplace play parties, but all is not well in this California paradise. In this prequel to "The Trainer," Michael gets his first inkling that ownership and slavehood don't confer instant perfection, and fantasy isn't reality.
The Academy
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,920. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
In "The Academy" we follow Chris Parker and his trainee, Michael LaGuardia, to Japan, where a conclave of trainers is taking place. While the trainers swap cautionary tales and debate protocol, though, moves are being made that may change the Marketplace forever. This full-length novel is a rich tapestry of sexuality and emotion, augmented by the inclusion of short stories by guest authors.
That's Harsh!
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
This short story about Robin, the main character in Laura Antoniou’s THE SLAVE, ran as a bonus story in the ebook edition of THE SLAVE. “That’s Harsh” tells the story of what happens when Robin’s masters—a gay couple—decide to throw an all male sex and BDSM play party. Hint: Robin doesn’t get sent on vacation. (Graphic sex, BDSM play, and boot worship ensue.)
The Trainer (Book Three of the Marketplace Series)
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,710. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
The 3rd book in THE MARKETPLACE series brings us into the house of Anderson, the Trainer of Trainers, where Chris Parker and a few clients are in residence. Michael LaGuardia loves being part of the Marketplace and loves the sex slaves he regularly trains. After a couple of years in California, though, Michael thinks he is ready for a step up, an apprenticeship with Anderson. He's wrong.
The Slave (Book Two of The Marketplace Series)
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,900. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
Robin wants to be a slave in the underground world of the Marketplace. She falls under the tutelage of the infamous trainer Chris Parker and spends an intense few weeks with him. Little does she know that her adventures as a slave are just beginning, taking her from one coast to the other, into the whirlwind party world of a California gay couple and their house of slave boys. Plus a bonus story!
For Want of a Nail: A Marketplace Short Story
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
At the Long Island mansion where elite slaves of The Marketplace are trained to serve the masters and mistresses of the world with impeccable grace, Grendel and Alexandra are hosting a dinner party. Their latest trainees--as well as the patience and resourcefulness of their majordomo Chris Parker--will be put to the test. Originally published as a "bonus story" in the Luster Editions ebook.
The Marketplace (Book One of The Marketplace Series)
By Laura Antoniou
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,000. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010 by Circlet Press. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
First time in ebook form! A modern classic of BDSM-themed fiction. Follow the trials and tribulations of four aspiring slaves as they undergo training hoping to be accepted into The Marketplace. Under the firm hand of Grendel, the sharp eye of Alexandra, and the painful leather strap in the hands of Chris, these men and women will find some of their hardest challenges are within themselves.

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