Clandestine Classics-sex is no longer just under the covers
If you’ve ever wondered what would happen between the sheets with Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy, you’re in luck.
Clandestine Classics founder Claire Siemaszkiewicz said: ”Some people will love this and some will hate it. We’re hoping we’ll change their minds or blow their minds.”
Clandestine Classics launches today, with five classics heated to the point of boiling. I am excited to be one of the launch authors with my version of Northanger Abbey. The original novel still stands with the erotic scenes interwoven with the original story.

The storm still raged, and various were the noises, more terrific even than the wind, which struck at intervals on her startled ear…She began to wish for Henry Tilney to find his way secretly to her room to help allay her nervousness.

When the door to her room opened she searched frantically for something with which to defend herself… “What are you doing here?” she whispered, noticing he had divested himself of all his clothes save a thin pair of breeches and a loose shirt.
“I feared the storm would disturb you and wanted to ease you through it… Open your mouth for me, sweet Catherine,” he urged. “Let me in.” She did and when his tongue swept inside it filled her with pleasure.
The first five Clandestine Classics are: Jane Eyre, Northanger Abbey, Pride and prejudice, A Study in Scarlet and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. Here is the link to preorder them:
More than a dozen article appeared today in publications in the UK and the publisher is doing media blitz including radio and television appearances.
Check this all out and be the first to preorder the books.

9 comments to “Clandestine Classics-sex is no longer just under the covers”

  1. p.m.terrell
      · July 17th, 2012 at 2:33 pm · Link

    Really enjoyed the excerpt! I love that you take classics and give them a modern-day twist, taking them further than the original books did.

  2. Desiree Holt
      · July 17th, 2012 at 2:35 pm · Link

    Thanks. I’m hoping we’ll find a role new audience here.

  3. Anonymous
      · July 17th, 2012 at 2:51 pm · Link

    Saw the launch mentioned in The Times in the UK. Could make studying the ‘classics’ a bit more interesting.

  4. Desiree Holt
      · July 17th, 2012 at 2:55 pm · Link

    I sure hope so!

  5. Cynthia Fox-Giddens
      · July 17th, 2012 at 3:04 pm · Link

    Your blog is great and these hot reads look fantastic.

  6. Desiree Holt
      · July 17th, 2012 at 3:16 pm · Link

    Thanks. Hope you decide to preorder it.

  7. Sarah Masters
      · July 20th, 2012 at 2:24 am · Link

    How lovely to see positive comments! Wonderful!

  8. Scarlett Parrish
      · July 20th, 2012 at 3:52 pm · Link

    I’ll be reading, for sure. I WOULD say that, as I’m a TeB author, but I’m also a fan of Desiree’s anyway, so why the heck not? :D

  9. Anonymous
      · July 20th, 2012 at 8:41 pm · Link

    I can’t take the Northanger Abbey excerpt seriously…