Crossfire versus Fifty Shades

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Re: Crossfire versus Fifty Shades

Post by kimmyschemy06 » 13 Mar 2017, 10:13

I only read the first book of the Crossfire Series but I like it much more than Fifty Shades. I find the Crossfire plot better and the characters are more relatable.

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Post by christinac_2585 » 13 Mar 2017, 11:20

I too have read both series. Fifty Shades was my first book in this genre and opened my eyes to what is our there. I like both authors equally because they both have there own ways of describing each character and story. I just read Fifty Shades series recently, so I would have to read the Crossfire series again to see if I have changed my mind at all, but from what I can remember I liked both.
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Post by ezramoon » 14 Mar 2017, 04:24

Eh. I thought both series were predictable and poorly written. I understand why Crossfire gets compared to Fifty shades, but they just aren't in the same league when it comes to kink.

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Post by George247 » 14 Mar 2017, 11:54

I have read both crossfire and fifty shades, but I think fifty shades is more entertaining with a lot of sex suspens, which bring out the erotic side of a human being, so I prefer fifty shades.

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Post by Samanthabruce » 16 Mar 2018, 10:58

I feel both of the series are amazing. I do agree that the Crossfire series was better. I also was introduced to this genre by the Fifty Shades series, but I have found many others that are even better.

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Post by Haute_Coffee » 17 Mar 2018, 21:27

I’ve considered starting the Crossfire series and never got around to it but you guys have me convinced.

Fifty Shades started as Twilight fanfic. And if you’ve read twilight, it’s really annoying how closely Fifty Shades follows it.

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Post by Makena Mugendi » 21 Mar 2018, 09:22

I have read both books. I'm voting Crossfire. While they are similar, and I think Sylvia Day borrowed some aspects of her story from Fifty Shades, her series is way better. Her characters are better developed, and you can relate to them so much more than in fifty shades.
The heroine in Crossfire is more earthy and experienced, with her own share of pain and heartache that just makes you want to cry for her, compared to the purity of Anna in Fifty shades. I think the hero in both circumstances is well developed.
Basically I support Crossfire because while Fifty shades mainly focuses on the sexual aspect, Crossfire by far has the better story .

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Post by ChelleLynnC » 24 Mar 2018, 14:18

Love both, but Grey is my favorite. They are a lot alike and both made me have this fantasy image of what Christian Grey and Gideon Cross looked like. Both series were excellent and I haven’ found any others like them so far.

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Post by Lolababs94 » 27 May 2018, 05:55

Jennifer Allsbrook wrote:
13 Dec 2016, 19:43
I have been reading erotic fiction for a long time and I enjoyed both Fifty Shades and the Crossfire series. EL James and Sylvia Day have very different writing styles but the substance of their stories are similar. Gideon is sexier than Christian but both these damaged men reach into the woman inside me and make me want to comfort them. Isn't that the purpose of these romantic and erotic connect to the woman inside of us that stays repressed and suppressed by everyday life? Other authors that excel in this genre include Lorelei James, Lora Leigh, Emma Holley, Lori Foster, Maya name just a few. I encourage woman to explore by reading or even writing this type of fiction.

Most definitely! Lora Leigh and Maya Banks are two of the best erotic fiction authors. I also recommend Evangeline Anderson.

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Post by strawberrysab » 27 May 2018, 13:43

I tried reading the 50 shades books and found the writing so terrible that I gave up almost immediately. Now I have just started the first book of the Crossfire series and it’s definitely much better. I guess I’ll be busy reading for a while 👀
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Post by Urpita-sarkar » 08 Jul 2018, 05:12

I prefer fifty shades because its ending is great and its more amazing than crossfire and i think the characters of fifty shades give you feel of real romance

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Post by garima597 » 13 Jul 2018, 10:04

I liked fifty shades more because it was fun to read but crossfire involved too much emotional upheaval for me. Fifty shades suit more to my taste.

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Post by PoisonWhiteRose » 20 Jul 2018, 07:15

Fifty shades, to me, was the introduction into the erotica genre. But then I immediately read Crossfire and several others and I realized how ....not was. The storyline wasn't that great whereas Crossfire was so so so good.

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Post by Bella_Lia » 28 Jul 2018, 15:33

I have to agree, Fifty shades Introduced me to Erotica. I did enjoy it but I didn't really think I could feel that passionate, kinky side of the characters. In Bared to You, I glared at anyone who even called my name. It was that good.

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Post by sugardrop15 » 01 Aug 2018, 12:56

Oh my goodness, finally someone who has read the crossfire novels! I haven't read the Fifty shades yet, but Crossfire is the best set of erotica that I've come across so far! In all of the erotica I've read, Crossfire has the better storyline and Gideon Cross, you can have me whenever, and wherever you want me!
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