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A Boyfriend by Christmas by Raleigh Ruebins
Snow on the Roof
Sean Ashcroft - 2017
He knows better than to get involved with a much younger man, but Sunny has been so kind and patient with him, and their feelings for each other are clearly mutual. But with his pre-teen daughter about to show up for what he’s promised will be the most magical Christmas ever, how can he protect his fragile relationship with Sunny while making sure he fulfills his promise to Hope? And how will the rest of the family react when they find out? Can Grant find a way to keep everyone he loves close? Or will he have to choose between his past and his future? Snow on the Roof is a gay romance with a HEA ending, and it does not contain a cliffhanger. It does, however, contain: a shirt of indeterminate color, an impossible request, glitter nail polish, a snowball fight, explicit sex scenes, and a Christmas miracle or two.
Socks for an Otter
Posy Roberts - 2019
As a sign of goodwill, Louis offers to cook for him. But all Sebastian sees is the privilege he used to have.This isn’t a fairytale. Louis isn’t Prince Charming. And Sebastian can make it on his own.But it’s been days since he’s had a hot meal. And a blizzard is coming.Will Sebastian’s pride be his appetizer? Socks for an Otter is a heartwarming riches-to-rags MM romance brewed with hurt, comfort, comedy, a second chance at love, age gap, and men from different worlds who will give you all the feels.
Kate McMurray - 2015
Tabloid reports about Hollywood It couple, Devin Delaney and Cristina Marino, breaking up in spectacular fashion keep Andy sane. And then Devin Delaney himself turns up at the gate Andy is working. Against all odds—and because there’s nothing else to do—Andy and Devin begin to talk, immediately connect, and, after Devin confesses the real reason he broke up with Cristina, have a magical night together snowed in at the airport. But the magic ends when Devin boards his flight home the next morning, and Andy assumes it’s over.Then Devin turns up on his doorstep. Andy is game for a clandestine affair at first—who could turn down one of the hottest men on the planet? But he soon grows tired of being shoved in Devin’s closet. As Christmas approaches, it’s clear that this will never work unless Devin is willing to make some big changes. Devin has a holiday surprise in store—but will it be enough?
The Beary Best Holiday Party Ever (2015 Advent Calendar - Sleigh Ride)
B.G. Thomas - 2015
But the big group of big men accepts him, and likes him just the way he is. Having finally found a place he belongs, he works hard to get elected president of the club—and wins. He’s the happiest he’s ever been. But Paddy Brennan, a sexy bear cub who blew into town and became Mr. Popular overnight, is elected vice-president. Ron doesn’t think Paddy has earned the honor, and now he’ll have to work shoulder to shoulder (and belly to belly) with the guy for a year. Ron will do what’s best for the club even if that means setting his personal feeling—that Paddy is a jerk—aside. But then as the two men get to know each other, Ron reluctantly finds he not only likes the guy, but is growing more and more attracted to him. Deep down, Ron still worries he isn’t good enough, but maybe Paddy can show him there’s a beary happy ending waiting for them after all. A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2015 Advent Calendar package "Sleigh Ride".
Nicky James - 2017
Sexy, tall, manly, and deeply closeted. Age, 35. Twinkle Star - Over-the-top, vibrant, and flamboyant actor. Age, 25. It's the last show of the season before Julian gets a much needed Christmas break... What could go wrong? When diva actor Twinkle Star makes his appearance... life for Julian may never be the same. Julian's life demands subtlety, but when your secret is Twinkle Star, things get complicated. Full-length novel. 65k
Avery Ford - 2017
He hides behind his studies and his job to cover up how socially awkward he is, but that doesn't stop him dreaming of the perfect guy coming to sweep him off his feet. Beckett Lake exudes power and status, from the top of his perfectly tousled hair to the bottom of his expensive shoes, but he’s never met a man worth lavishing his substantial affections on. Until a chance meeting with the most adorable man on two legs quickly brings out his protective side. Tin doesn’t realize that Beckett wants more than friendship from him. Beckett is struggling to come to terms with how fast he is falling. Together, they will create a Christmas love story of a lifetime.
More Than This
Lissa Matthews - 2012
After two years without seeing his family for the holidays, he's taking time off to give them a dream Christmas. At least, that was the plan.But after taking a wrong turn off the interstate in search of the Blue Ridge Parkway, he finds himself skidding on a patch of ice and crashing into a big red barn. He wakes up sore, grumpy, and immediately attracted to his less than pleasant host who happens to be the spitting image of a young Elvis Presley.Army veteran Josh Atkins doesn't have time to babysit the idiot currently recovering on his family's Christmas tree farm, but is left with little choice. That the man stirs something deep and primal in Josh can't and doesn't matter. It's the busiest time of year and he's needed at home.As the two men begin to talk and share their stories, Josh's hard-nosed stance softens. When he learns of Adam's need to get to Asheville before Christmas, Josh is torn between letting him go and asking him to stay.Maybe Josh can help Adam see that there's more to happiness and freedom than a large bank account, and maybe Adam can teach Josh to see beyond the surface to the man beneath. Maybe, just maybe, they can show each other that there really is more than this.
Kiss and Ride
Teodora Kostova - 2016
Even if he has to max out his credit card. Even if he hates the man for leaving him. Even if it’s a day before Christmas.Everything that can go wrong does go wrong, and Vin ends up trusting a complete stranger with all his secrets, even the ones he didn't know he had.Luca Romano’s job as a flight attendant takes him all over the world. But a jet-setting lifestyle is not what he wants. His dream of opening his own restaurant is being placed on hold over circumstances beyond his control.Timing is everything...When Vin bursts into Luca’s life, both men fall fast and hard. But their lives, their dreams, even the cities they live in couldn’t be more different.Their few days together in Rome are romantic, emotionally intense, and leave them both wanting more.Can a fleeting love affair change their lives forever?
The Second Door
T.C. Blue - 2011
It's not like Sam has a choice. He cares deeply for Mitch. He even refrains from saying "I told you so."That one night of chaste comfort is all it takes to start Sam thinking about Mitch in ways he really shouldn't. A spontaneous kiss that should have helped sort things out just makes everything more complicated, because Sam is terrified sex will ruin their friendship. Mitch is afraid that pushing Sam for more will drive a wedge between them, but he's even more afraid of never trying for happiness with Sam at all.
Alexa Land - 2018
Not everything goes according to plan in the quest for that mythical “Perfect Christmas”, but there are a lot of laughs, heartwarming romance, and some big surprises along the way. With the help of family and friends, somehow everything will work itself out – but maybe not in the way anyone was expecting. These five interconnected holiday stories feature favorite characters from Alexa Land’s Firsts and Forever Series and its new spin-off, The Castaways Series. It’s approximately 50K in length, and while it can be read as a stand-alone, it’ll mean the most to readers familiar with the series.
A Christmas Break
Annabelle Jacobs - 2020
Finn has never had the Christmas of his dreams, and this year isn’t shaping up to be much better. Then he rents his spare room out to Jasper, and life begins to look up.Laid-back Jasper is nothing like Finn expects. He’s hot, sweet, and easy to talk to. Finn could easily fall for him. But, he’s his brother’s best friend. He’s off limits, and Finn would never break that sacred rule…right?Jasper has carried a torch for his best mate’s brother for years. Living with him sparks an old flame to light, and the more time they spend together, the brighter it burns. Finn is gorgeous and kind. He’s everything Jasper has ever wanted.But he’s also scarred by old wounds and reluctant to let his guard down again. Friendship blooms, and for a short while, it’s enough. But the fire between them is undeniable. Finn can fight it as much as he likes.He won’t win.A Christmas Break is a festive MM romance. Expect: a swoony best friend’s brother, old friendships that fast turn to love, sweet roommate romance, and lots of naughty rescue cats.
Garett Groves - 2017
Ben is starting over. Can Christmas bring them the gift of a second chance? When Rylan Smith graduated from college, he left his small town and everything he’d ever known behind to take a job in New York faster than he could say “goodbye”—even to the only man he’d ever loved. After Rylan moved away abruptly and ended their relationship as a result, Ben Bashaw was left with nothing but questions and the sinking feeling he’d scared Rylan off, just like every other guy he’d dared to trust with his heart. So when Rylan comes home for the holidays and runs into Ben for the first time in more than two years at a local grocery store, Ben can’t help but think he’s been delivered a Christmas miracle—and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try again. Can the two work through their differences to rekindle an old flame, or will their history be snuffed out like a Christmas candle? Coming Home is the first in a series of holiday-themed novellas, which can all be read as standalones or as part of the series. If you like a healthy mix of holiday cheer and family dysfunction, corny Dad jokes, and May/December couples getting second chances at love, you'll adore this new book from Garett Groves!
A Christmas Manny
Trina Solet - 2017
He can use some help especially with his little boy, Scotty. Gary doesn't want him to be cooped up when there might be snow out there any day now. He hires Wayne to help him give his kid a happy Christmas. Wayne has worked as a health aid before but never as a manny. He takes his work seriously, but it turns out that working for Gary and Scotty is more fun than work. Right away, he fits in with those two. He also finds himself incredibly drawn to Gary. Unaware that Gary feels the same way, Wayne thinks it's hopeless. If only Wayne can be brave enough to speak up, their attraction might turn into so much more. It doesn't take much to ignite their desire, but will demands of real life get in the way of their happy life?
The Mature Man's Guide to Surviving Change
Chris Scully - 2017
Ever since, he’s been dedicated to helping his widowed friend Perry get back on his feet by teaching him to cook and providing a shoulder to cry on. But when Perry announces that he’s ready to start dating again and then begins receiving gifts from an anonymous secret Santa, Joel is forced to confront the feelings he’s suppressed for so long.As Joel struggles with jealousy and guilt amid the holiday season, he must decide if he’s ready to grow up and reach for what he’s always wanted but never thought he could have.