If you like Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

If you like Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

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Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, she finds him attractive, enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly, she tries to put Grey out of her mind—until he happens to turn up at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time. (catalog summary)

Read the other two books in the Fifty Shades trilogy:

Fifty Shades DarkerFifty Shades Freed

Read the other books by E.L. James, seen through Christian Grey's eyes:

GreyDarker

Fifty Shades Freed is an upcoming American psychological erotic romantic thriller film directed by James Foley and written by Niall Leonard, based on the novel of the same name by E. L. James. It is the final film in the Fifty Shades trilogy, and a sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) and Fifty Shades Darker (2017). The film stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, respectively. It is set to be released in the United States on February 9, 2018. (catalog summary)

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Craving by Helen Hardt

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