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Captivating Novel from Chantelle Bagus offers Readers Erotic Excitement

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Xlibris, the world’s leading print-on-demand self-publishing services provider, announced today the release of Pain and Pleasure, a sensual novel from award-winning poet and veteran author Chantelle Bagus (Winter’s Pain).

Pain and Pleasure tells a captivating story told through the lives of four men and their respective affairs. Caught between the exhilaration of casual sex and the possibility of true love, Derrick, Shawn, Terry, and Ray each struggle with their own relationship and commitment issues. Derrick gets his heart broken after giving up an important career promotion, only to learn that he has a baby on the way with his ex, while Shawn discovers betrayal from his supposed sweetheart who has four kids. Meanwhile, Terry and Ray flit from one woman to the next, with Ray particularly enamored with wooing married women. Will they take up the promise of change or remain with their lustful ways? The outcome awaits readers.

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About the Author
Chantelle Bagus was born in October 4, 1989 in Ndola Zambia. At the age of seven she wrote her first poem, "Bully me not" for a school project about bullying. When she was eleven Bagus' mother brought her and her younger brother to the United States in search for a better life. While in middle school she discovered that her writing skills went beyond the one poem that she wrote. She began to write short stories and allowed an audience of friends, teachers, and strangers to read her work and as she got positive results she began to take it a step further by writing plays and poems for her drama class. Another interest came up as she discovered she could act. She auditioned for several auditions using her own dramatic dialogues. Bagus also began to enter poetry contests and in 2006 she won the Internatinal Library of Poets for her poem "Brown Sugar." She began to work on her book Pain and Pleasure in 2007 and since then has written numerous short stories and plays.
She is currently working on her second book Winter's Pain and currently resides in Atlanta Georgia.

Pain and Pleasure * by Chantelle Bagus
Publication Date: July 7, 2010
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 148 pages; 978-1-4415-6421-4
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 148 pages; 978-1-4415-6422-1
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4691-2002-7

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