Janet W. Hardy is the author or coauthor of eleven groundbreaking books about relationships and sexuality, including The Ethical Slut (more than 160,000 copies sold to date). She has traveled the world as a speaker and teacher on topics ranging from ethical multipartner relationships to erotic spanking and beyond. Janet's writing has appeared in CNN.com, Salon.com, The Sondheim Review, and many more. Her book Girlfag: A Life Told In Sex and Musicals was a finalst for both the Lambda Literary Award and the Bisexual Book Award. She lives in Eugene, OR. Barbara O'Toole ("Barb") has been one of the kink's most beloved spanking illustrators for several decades.
"Without question the definitive work on one of the world's most
popular kinks. Novices and experts alike can learn a lot from this
book." - Noah Brand, author and editor
"Whether you ve enjoyed the thrill of a firm hand or paddle warming your bottom, been the lucky one delivering such smacks, or are simply curious about why so many people enjoy erotic spanking, you ll appreciate and learn from Spanking for Lovers. Hardy shares the hows and whys in an inviting, accessible way. - Rachel Kramer Bussel, Editor, Spanked: Red-Cheeked Erotica"
"Janet's book is full of useful information on hands-on spanking techniques and scene etiquette, ranging from the fundamentals to estoteric variations. There's nothing to be afraid of here. Learn, then play! - Eve Howard, Author, Shadow Lane"
"Hardy shares the hows and whys in an inviting, accessible way. -- Rachel Kramer Bussel, Editor, Spanked: Red-Cheeked Erotica"
"There's nothing to be afraid of here. Learn, then play! -- Eve Howard, Author, Shadow Lane"