Interview with Xcite Books author Maxim Jakubowski What is the title of your latest book with Xcite? When and why did you first start writing erotica? In earnest 20 years or so ago, but in truth there were erotic elements in everything I wrote from an early age, even in my science fiction and crime writing Where do you find your inspiration for your stories? Everywhere and nowhere. Life, books,… Read More »
Judges of Xcite Books Escape to Erotica short story writing competition were shocked to discover their prize-winning female author was actually a man – top writer and editor of crime, mystery and erotic fiction Maxim Jakubowski. Maxim, who reviewed crime fiction for the Guardian and was named in the Time Out top 30 best erotic London writers of all time, decided to enter the competition anonymously by using a female… Read More »
“I am going to give this five because it is a book that I would pay more to have in print to keep on my bookshelf and revisit from time to time. Remember me saying his books may depress you a little? But for times when I am in the mood for a little bit of dark and dangerous, this fits the bill in crime noir and erotica categories.” 5… Read More »
“The sex is sumptuously explosive with no detail left out, the timeline exquisitely orchestrated, and the addition of the ethereal Emma keeps the reader on the edge of their seat. A thought-provoking tale of lust and love – happy, sad, raunchy and rude, it will get your emotions roller-coastering and leave you thinking of the characters long after you have finished the last page.” 5 out of 5 Read the… Read More »
Lolita meets Story of O, another memorable tale of love, sex and feelings from ‘the King of the erotic thriller’ When Ekaterina meets Alexander a shockingly sexy but tender romance develops. She is a young Italian trainee journalist, who dreams of wild sexual adventures. He is the older Englishman who she believes can fulfill her fantasies. When Ekaterina is sent to interview the ageing writer Alexander in London, she is… Read More »
“Jakubowski’s literary style is, as always, lucid and detailed. He even tackles the usual no-no of changing from third person to first person and back again with aplomb and grace. Definately worth the read.” See the full review here. Get your copy of A Washington Square Romance here.
“I really enjoyed this read and found it very entertaining… It is easy to see why this book is so popular in many countries after you read it.” 5/5 Recommended Read Read the full review here. Get your copy of The State of Montana here.
Once described as ‘the King of the Erotic Thriller’, Maxim Jakubowski is also known as one the erotica genre’s darkest exponent, with both extreme situations and a poignancy that is truer to real life than the majority of his writing counterparts. This collection brings together six of his more recent stories which run the gamut from dark to even darker, from ink shades to the blackest galaxy of sex. WE… Read More »
Maxim Jakubowski takes the reader through an intoxicating journey through four of the world’s most exciting cities: New York, Dublin, Paris and London. Known for his daring and sexy tales of men and women in love and lust and once described by both The Times and Time Out as ‘the King of the Erotic Thriller’, Jakubowski here examines Sex in the City through a daring new angle which will leave… Read More »
Six uncollected short stories by Maxim Jakubowski, one of the controversial stars of the world of erotic writing and a further demonstration of his ability to break boundaries and imbue the most diverse of tales with the exhilaration of sex, be it ancient India at the time of the Kama Sutra, Times Square in New York in the sordid 1950s or Venice at Carnival Time. Every story is pretext for… Read More »