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A Dark Hedonistic Story – Consumed by Love by @PavartiKTyler – dark #erotica

Short Stories are an under-appreciated genre but with the advent of  the electronic highway a world is brought together to join our love in specific genre writing. The quality as well as quantity of Anthologies and call for submissions allows for many writers to be connected to new publishers, and other writers, such as today’s author Pavarti, who is solely publishing with Evolved Publishing. In keeping with the of darkness, Halloween and things that go bump in the night this week, I present Pavarti K. Tyler’s Dark Horror Erotica. This story is one of my favorites and I have read it more than once. It is haunting and sticks to your ribs, so I suggest a Lite beer or a nice Pinot Grigorio to go with it, oh and sit on a towel!



(PLEASE BE AWARE – Though the review is PG but this book is absolutely not. Please do not let anyone near this that is not of legal age, or who say things like “ick” when referring to a position other than missionary).

To consume, such a glutinous statement. We hear it all the time, “Oh I am so full, I think I consumed enough for two people!” or that ever oh so dramatic thing that many of us are guilty of letting out, “I am consumed with rage or hate, with remorse or with love. We consume and are consumed every day with emotions, struggling each day and choosing to react or respond to these desires. For most of us, we keep a tap on the hedonistic  pleasure of our consumption, whether it be bacon, chocolate or a second pumpkin spice caramel macchiato or not calling for the fifth time that afternoon just to say I love you. However, most of us do not have a power that spans beyond regular impulse, a power embedded and written into our genes that does not allow us to stop and those that do (raising and eyebrow) we have partners, family and friends that pull us back from the brink and set our bottle of darkness behind the dusty record player and bathe us in healthy things to do and to consume which eat up those unrealistic urges and needs.

This is a tale about being consumed by love. Between the two people who are the center of the story, each are consumed and are consuming each other in one form or another. It is a co-dependency of epic proportions. As dark and horrific as it is at base level, Pavarti K. Tyler has shown her talent to weave with words the passion so many of us feel for our true loves in such a startling and densely dark tale. Their love proves the age-old belief of love can conquer  anything, no matter what others may argue or say. Even if it is learning to truly conquer something, you must allow it to consume you. In a realistic world this could and usually is true. I am a believer of stripping everything down to a base level to start building things back up, and when it comes to relationships, and illness of the body, mind, soul or as is with this couple, all the above. You have a fair to chance. Does this couple make it? Are their choices healthy or is there something more between the lines of this horrifying and beautiful love story? You will have to determine that on your own. You will have to go and grab it for a dark and dreary, preferably with your wooby  and a jigger of whiskey added to your tea. Personally, I found them quite successful in their endeavor.

Recommended for those that like their horror dark, like their erotica off kilter and darker and have the brains to read between the lines.

My ratings

  • cover – 5  stars
  • story – 5   stars
  • erotica – 5  stars
  • horror –  5 stars

She knocked it out of the park. It was beautiful, dark, disturbing, and an all consuming story that will delight all my wicked crazy ass twisted friends, and may open a few doors to those who did not realize would ever open!


 A Dark Hedonistic Story – Consumed by Love by @PavartiKTyler – dark #eroticaConsumed by Love
by Pavarti K. Tyler
Pages: 35
Published by Evolved Publishing
on October 2, 2013 (originally published by Fighting Monkey Press February 27, 2011)
Genres: Erotica
Amazon • • Goodreads •
Evolved Publishing presents a short horror story in Consumed by Love by award-winning author Pavarti K. Tyler. At just over 5,000 words, this fun story is the perfect short diversion from your daily grind. [DRM-Free]

Short Story, Horror, Light Erotic

Consumed by Love is the story of a couple who must face one partner's supernatural transformation. This short piece is written in the style of a classic horror story with a dark take on the addictive nature of love.


If you enjoy this story, be sure to check out White Chalk by Pavarti K. Tyler, a powerful, emotionally-charged coming-of-age literary fiction novel that has garnered exceptional reviews.
Genre – dark, horror, literary erotica
18+ ONLY
Kindle Edition approx. 35 pages & only 99 cents
Published February 27th 2011 by Fighting Monkey Press
Consumed by love

A Dark Hedonistic Story - Consumed by Love by @PavartiKTyler - dark #erotica


About Pavarti K. Tyler

A Dark Hedonistic Story - Consumed by Love by @PavartiKTyler - dark #erotica

Pavarti K Tyler is an artist, wife, mother and number cruncher. She lives in the Washington DC area with her husband, two daughters and two terrible dogs. Upon graduating from  Smith College in 1999 with a degree in Theatre, she moved to New York, where she worked as a Dramaturge, Assistant Director and Production Manager on productions both on and off Broadway. Later, Pavarti went to work in the finance industry as a freelance accountant for several international law firms.   When not busy working as the Director of Marketing at Novel Publicity she spends her time penning her next novel.

Addendum from the Cabin Goddess: When not penning her next piece of brialliance, be it about a Muslim super hero or a beautiful girl underneath two moons, she is a consummate supporter, friend and outright warrior in the world of words and quality of life here in the Indie Revolution. If you are not already following her blog with reviews, helpful articles and opinion pieces,  you are truly missing out. Her work electronically along with her own writing and again her consummate support of her fellow authors amazes me. I call myself lucky to have shared some laughter, tears and writing frenzies. She has lit a fire under my ass that I best pay attention too!

You can stalk find her at the following places around the web:

Her blog is all ages...

Her  tumblr is 18+ only...

Her Fan Page needs your likes...

Her Twitter likes friends...

A Dark Hedonistic Story - Consumed by Love by @PavartiKTyler - dark #erotica

I planned on doing a recipe with this, but I really did not want to spoil the review … especially with The Walking Dead’s… theme this year *smirking*.  I will be doing a double header later this week with Pavarti’s new book, Dead Girl so watch for something with that… maybe. What can I say, the woman is a transgressive fiction writer!

A Dark Hedonistic Story - Consumed by Love by @PavartiKTyler - dark #erotica



A Dark Hedonistic Story - Consumed by Love by @PavartiKTyler - dark #erotica

One Comment

  1. What an amazing review Kriss, Thank you! I can’t tell you how much your kind words after my bio mean to me as well. Wow. I’m humbled. Thank you.
    Show me some love!


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