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Hi there, I’m Tabitha Rayne and my new short sexy threesome story, Figs is out now from Pride Publishing.

Figs is the story of Mae who starts to flirt with the office perv and how that changes the dynamic between her and her girlfriend, Janey.

Janey is blind and stays at home while Mae works. Mae realises she has been keeping her girlfriend hidden away for too long and decides to take her out on the town.

I quite often write characters who have lost a sense – it took me a long time to bring up the courage to do this. After all, how would I know what it feels like, having all my senses intact? It is something that preoccupies me. How would I approach this if I were blind, or how would I enjoy that if I couldn’t hear, or how would I make myself heard if I couldn’t speak. How would it affect my sexual life, my desires – would they be different? I decided that rather than be worried about not knowing exactly what it felt like, I would explore these things through the stories. Sometimes I write from the point of view of the person who has lost a sense and sometimes from the perspective of their lover.

I had a great aunt who went slowly blind and I would sit with her while she described what she saw, or didn’t see. It wasn’t the utter blackness which I imagined but something much more surreal. She could see shapes and shadows to the front but had clear peripheral vision. If she focussed dead ahead, she could just about make out the colour and style of your new dress, or the lilies you brought. Eventually, even the peripheral sight diminished but it made me realise that every condition has a million permutations. I suffer regularly from ocular migraines where my vision will become distorted over the period of about an hour – it’s like a pixelated blind spot which enlarges then disappears leaving me with normal sight again. During these times, I simply can’t see at the points where the distortion occurs. This can mean I can’t read or drive or recognise faces. It can be terrifying at times but also educational. It can help to inform my writing. I can try to imagine what it might be like to have this visual distortion permanently.

So when I’m having a migraine now, sometimes, in the name of research, of course, I might take myself off and imagine sexy scenes and how my body might react without the stimulus of sight.

In Figs, Mae has kept Janey very sheltered and not really given her credit for being a confident sexy woman in her own right. Through the flirtations with Rory, the perv, she begins to see how selfish she’s been – even if it was to keep her Janey safe. When they finally do go out together, I wanted Janey to be the one in control, the one who takes the night and makes it her own.

I hope you enjoy this sexy threesome tale – I certainly enjoyed writing it.


Here’s a small excerpt


“Hey come on, you know I hate waiting for surprises.”

I pulled out the fig that I’d been heating under my arm and peeled it open, bringing it to her lips.

“Taste this,” I said, pressing it between her willing lips. She didn’t hesitate and sucked and feasted just as I had for Rory.

“What is it?” she asked between slurps. “Is it a fig?”

“Yes. Have you tried one before?”

She smiled, her eyes flicking to the side a little in the way I knew she was remembering something.

“Yes, at high school. One of the boys had told me it was supposed to be like eating pussy so I went out and bought myself one.”

“Where the hell did you manage to find figs back then?”

Her hand found a cushion and she threw it at me missing completely.

“I’m not that bloody old! And I’ll have you know our village was quite sophisticated.”

“Sophisticated?” I had to giggle.

“Yes, we had organics, darling.”

“I’m impressed.” I twisted awkwardly, feeling suddenly shy. “Was it?”

“Was it what?” she asked between slurps of fig.

“You know, like eating pussy?” I flushed crimson and a wicked smile crossed her face.

“You should bloody know.” She reached to my thigh with her fluttering fingertips, which always danced hesitatingly until they were sure they’d found the thing they’d been looking for. I tilted my pelvis to allow space between my knees and she walked her fingers up the inside of my thigh.



When Mae finally confronts the office perv, Rory, by taking part in one of his suggestive pranks with a fig, she starts a journey that changes the way she thinks and feels about her current partner, Janey.

Janey lost her sight just before they met and Mae realises she has been keeping Janey  like a prisoner in her own home – safe, protected and unseen. After the scene with Rory, Mae decides to take Janey out and show her off to the world – something she should have done a long time ago… Little does she know what a hellraiser her girlfriend can be.

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Tabitha Rayne has been told she is quirky, lovely and kinky – not necessarily in that order or by the same person. She writes erotic romance and as long as there’s a love scene, she’ll explore any genre. Tabitha is the designer of Ruby Glow – pleasure for the seated lady, a hands-free sex toy made by Rocks Off. She also has a passion for painting nudes.

2016 Award nominations

Ruby Glow: Erotic Trade Only Most Innovative New Product 2016 nominee.

Tabitha Rayne: Erotic Trade Only Best Erotic Author 2016 Nominee.

Her novels are with Beachwalk Press and her short stories are included in anthologies from Harper Collins Mischief, Cleis Press, Xcite, Oysters & Chocolate, Ravenous Romance, Burning Books Press, Velvet Books and House of Erotica.

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