Laila Blake ( is an author, linguist and translator. She writes character-driven love stories, co-hosts the podcast Lilt and blogs about writing, feminism and society.

Her work has been featured in numerous anthologies. Keeping a balance between her different interests, Laila Blake’s body of work encompasses literary erotica, romance, and various fields in speculative fiction (dystopian/post-apocalypse, fantasy, paranormal romance and urban fantasy) and she adores finding ways to mix and match.

A self-proclaimed nerd, she lives in Cologne/Germany with her cat Nookie, harbors a deep fondness for obscure folk singers and plays the guitar. She loves photography, science documentaries and classic literature, as well as Doctor Who, Game of Thrones and The Big Bang Theory.

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The Breaking in Waves Series (Erotic Romance)

Driftwood Deeds
Trading Tides
Saltwater Skin (Coming Winter 2014)

 The Lakeside Series (Romantic Fantasy)

By the Light of the Moon
A Taste of Winter (Coming Fall 2014)
Untitled Final Lakeside Novel (Coming 2015)

After Life Lessons (Dystopian Romance)  – with L.C. Spoering

After Life Lessons – Book One
After Life Lessons – The Interlude
After Life Lessons – Book Two (Coming 2015)

Tethered Down (Free Erotic Short Story)
Escaping the Day (Three Erotic Stories)

Featured in:

Best Women’s Erotica 2014, Violet Blue, Cleis Press
Best Erotic Romance 2014, Kristina Wright, Cleis Press
Book Lovers, Shawna Kenney, Seal Press
A Princess Bound, Kristina Wright, Cleis Press
Bound For Trouble, Alison Tyler, Cleis Press
The Big Book of Submission, Rachel Kramer Bussel, Cleis Press
Anything She Wants, Harper Bliss, Ladylit Publishing
Sweat, Harper Bliss, Ladylit Publishing
A Christmas to Remember, Harper Bliss, Ladylit Publishing
Shameless Behavior, Lana Fox, Go Deeper Press
Shakespearotica: Queering the Bard, Salome Wilde, Storm Moon Press

…and more.