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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Wild Card, 2006. Winner of "best oral sex scene" - Scarlet Magazine. Amanda's Young Men, 2009. Excerpted in Scarlet Magazine; Juicy Bits. Sarah's Education, 2009. Hit the #1 spots on Amazon.co.uk adult fiction & adult romance best seller lists. Jade Magazine bestowed the best cover art, 2009 award on Sarah's Education. "Get Up, Stand Up!" which appeared in The Cougar Book (Logical-Lust) won me the title 'Story Teller of the Year 2011' at The Erotic Awards, London, UK. Sarah's Education took the #3 spot on a list of the 30 most titillating titles of all time, as reported in English Daily Mail ;Female; Nov. 12, 2012. Debutante, a petite novel for e-publisher Imprint Mischief, (Harper-Collins) pubbed in 2012. I tutor writing students and am a member of the WGC. D.M. Thomas said: Madeline Moore writes great sex without metaphor and that's not easy to do. Kris Saknussemm said: You're a good egg, Madeline Moore. I am a good egg who writes great sex without metaphor! Yippee!

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Grand Horizontal

If only I could be like the lovely, reclining woman on the cover of Grand Horizontal The Erotic Memoirs of A passionate lady, by Cora Swan.

She only lived 1835 - 1886. So I guess if really was her I wouldn't be sick I'd be dead. Oh hahahaCHOO! Along with the above book she also published The Memoirs of Cora Pearl. So she only wrote two books but then, I imagine she was pretty busy being a courtesan.

I am horizontal but there the comparison ends. I'm bedfast with a setback,
my friends. Weak and sometimes dizzy. Pneumonia. The flu. So I'm a little closer to this picture:

Yes, I know, I used the same picture on my facebook pages. Guess why?
Because I'm sick! Jeez!

- Mad Mad


Justine Elyot said...

Oh, poor you - get well soon.

And thanks for posting that book cover - something I'd like to look into.

Madeline Moore said...

I agree. Felix calls me his Grand Horizontal. So I thought for this blog I'd check it out and that's what I found. What an enchanting nom de plume.
Cora Swan.
Thans for posting Justine. I appreciate it. In fact I - I think my temperature just went down a degree.

Madeline Moore said...

er-I mean Cora Pearl.
See? Sick. Errrrrrrrg.

Jeremy Edwards said...

I hope you recover at the speed of lightning, and that soon you'll be fully employing that daybed for recreational purposes.

Madeline Moore said...

I'd be happy to simply lie on that day bed and eat grapes.

Janine Ashbless said...

Aw. Get well soon, Madeline!