Wicked: Sexy Tales of Legendary Lovers
WICKED: SEXY TALES OF LEGENDARY LOVERS—edited by Mitzi Szereto
(Available in trade paperback, e-book and audio)
What made Lincoln’s hat stand up? Did Chairman Mao keep a Little Black Book? Lynda Schor’s “Seduction” follows Warren Beatty on his tireless erotic journey, with characters like Joan Collins and Joyce Carol Oates chiming in on his legendary prowess. In “The Ballad of Scott and Zelda,” Maxim Jakubowski traces the passion and the slow, bitter disconnection of those idols of the Jazz Age. “Love, Zora,” by Fiona Zedde, is a graceful, poetic evocation of a young woman’s affair with Zora Neale Hurston. Editor Mitzi Szereto brings together a playful and varied collection, not only gratifying our curiosity about acknowledged sex symbols like Marilyn Monroe and Rudolph Valentino, but exciting readers with the imaginary adventures of such unlikely figures as Toulouse Lautrec, Sigmund Freud, and God.
“Cunningly crafted, polished performances that are enticingly readable.”—3 AM Magazine
“Funny, sexy, hot, clever, witty, erotic, provocative, poignant and just plain smart—this anthology is an embarrassment of riches.”—M.J. Rose, author of Lip Service and The Halo Effect
“Wicked sheds new light on the Great and the Famous, reminding us all of their essentially sexual appeal.”—Erotic Review (London)