Viv Phoenix

Viv Phoenix is a paranormal romance author from Northern California.
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New releases!

AVENGER, a Bad Boy & BBW P.I. He Takes erotic romance

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Can a rogue billionaire crime-fighter help Lila heal her secret past?



THUG, a Bad Boy & Curvy Detective romance:

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A bad boy with secrets and an urgent need to become a father. A loner P.I. with a secret of her own. A shared past loaded as a hit man’s gun — and time running out.

This is a standalone novella with no cliffhanger. It’s rated 18+.

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My first Bargain 2-novella set:

Bare Need




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Giving in to the lure of the forbidden has consequences — this is heat that burns!
A bargain box set of raw paranormal novellas featuring off-limits passion for mature readers only.

Dominant, obsessed alpha men with intense powers. An innocent, curvy 19-year old student and a waif-like shifter not yet awakened to the desire to be taken. Supernatural forces that endanger them all.

Enter the heated world of dark, paranormal eroticism. Get Bare Need.

Note: Rated 18+  Contents may be disturbing or triggering for some readers.

Consumed: Werebear Claims His Mate, a paranormal shifters novella

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Lida awakened the bear in me out of a long hibernation.

I came back into myself as a silverback and I had to have her.

What I did to her in my exam room could cost me my practice. But it was her pain from a brutal warlord that made me face the most difficult choice of my life.

To claim my destined mate I’d have to face her secrets —  and my own.

Read Bear Consumed for the full story of Ian and Lida’s outlawed shifter love.

Note from the author:

Bear Consumed became more personal than I expected. I started out to write a growly and possessive werebear fantasy. The hero’s a doctor because doctors attract me. There’s a sense of power, confidence, skill, kindness, good touch — and the erotic flare of the forbidden. What if the doctor crosses the line? What if he wants me that much? The risks on both sides, practically and emotionally, are intense.

Ian’s dark passion took over the book. He loses control, and so did I. To follow where his nature led, I wrote things that may disturb some people. They disturb me. But if I censored those things, it wouldn’t be an honest book. I grew up with a lot of secrets. It was freeing to go right to the roots of experiences that formed me and to transform them in this way.

Creation comes from a state of wonder where I’m safe. My whole being lives in the story, everything else falls away. Reading saved me when I had no other refuge. Here’s my heart.

— Viv Phoenix

California’s unseen realms, wildlife and eccentricities inspire fantasies rooted in nature and monster lore. A former pro dom and graduate of San Francisco State’s MFA program in Creative Writing, Phoenix practices lucid dreaming, EFT and meditation.

Influential authors: Angela Carter, Lucy Taylor, Katherine Dunn, Peter Straub, Dan Simmons, Kevin Killian, Ramsey Campbell


My next Bad Boy & Curvy Investigator book. AVENGER is a standalone novella with different characters than THUG.
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Resources for Readers and Authors:

Shameless Book Deals

Get ready to fan yourself when you reach this site. A selective array of erotica and erotic romance may keep you from the next thing from your to-do list — but if you’re like me, sexy entertainment is always on that list, even if it’s not written down.

In the past year, I’ve been exploring blogs, newsletters and promotion sites more than ever before. I’m so glad I found this gem by Scarlett Skyes. Yes, that Scarlett Skyes, the erotica author. That’s the link to her official page right there when you click her name. First off, subscribe to the Shameless Book Deals newsletter. The quality control factor makes this newsletter and site a pleasure to browse.

The sidebar menu makes it easy to find your favorite sexy categories for reading and there’s a search box, too. Check for free ebooks and bargains by author, category or keyword. If you check out some of the other erotica sites, you’ll understand immediately why this one is such an oasis.

I was happy to see my paranormal novella, Bear Consumed, in such good company. Enjoy!


This is an excellent resource for free and discounted ebooks in many genres, including romance, paranormal and super steamy.  The site has an uncrowded layout and favors 99-cent bargain books. More details to come!

I just discovered the people who run read freely have this wonderful site on African fiction: MissOjikutu Writes African literature, music and art

Awesome Gang

A friendly,  effective and professional book site that has a great free option promo. The rankings boost for Bear Consumed was so good that I just bought a promotion for Obsessed. Thanks, Vinny!

BTW, the low-glare green background on Awesome Gang is sweet relief when I’m browsing for free and bargain books. I spend a lot of hours writing and researching on my computer, so low glare and clean layouts make me happy.

The Naughty List

This website, their newsletter, and the Naughty List FB page feature hot romance and erotica books within a reasonably tasteful zone.  It’s fun to see what’s new and score some freebies and cheap reads. Thanks, The Naughty List for the fast listings!

More books from Viv Phoenix:


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Wyatt falls for curvy Charity

Billionaire Captured 4b

Bil Surr 3

Billionaire Obsessed
BBW First Boss Serial 1

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