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Secret Cravings

Stormy Glenn - 2018
    When he finds an old man at a bookstore who seems to have the answers he seeks, Gabriel is astounded to discover that the paranormal world is alive and well, and he's a card carrying member. Hoping to find more answers, and the brothers he never knew he had, Gabriel starts searching. What he finds is more than he ever could have dreamed of. One of his brother owns a motorcycle shop with a man claiming to be his mate.Chayton Garon is excited to find his mate, but shocked to learn Gabriel knows nothing about being a shifter. He doesn't even know anything about mates. Refusing to give Gabriel up, Chayton tries to stand by his mate's side and support him as he searches for his long lost brothers.The threat that separated Gabriel from his brothers is looming closer every single day. If he doesn't find them soon, the homeland where they were born could be lost forever.

The Alpha's Undeniable Omega

Lorelei M. Hart - 2018
     In his clan, Omegas don’t get educations or have careers. They have babies. Period. Ahe knows his mating to Liko is a sham, so why is it that his panther disagrees and insists that the lovely omega at his side is his true mate? Both men know it can’t last, yet their magnetism is undeniable. The Alpha’s Undeniable Omega is a super sweet with knotty heat mm mpreg panther shifter romance featuring a confident alpha and a sassy omega.

An Alpha’s Heart

Noah Harris - 2018
     Growing up rough has made Eli into the man (and wolf) he’s always wanted to be. After a life on the streets in the hardest parts of the city, Eli’s road to a place of respect in the community has been a rocky one, but one that he’s proud of. Opening Wild Hearts Community Center with his best friend Hunter gave Eli a sense of purpose, and creating a space for youth growing up the same way he did has helped him carve out a slice of territory in the city and shelters the pack he calls family. But what makes it all worthwhile, is having Hunter by his side. But what Hunter doesn’t know, is that beneath years of friendship and camaraderie, Eli is hiding from something that could tear everything they’ve worked so hard to achieve to pieces. Unaware of his friend’s deeply held secrets, Hunter is trying to live his own life, not knowing that every move he makes is breaking Eli’s heart. Can Eli risk losing Hunter, and everything they’ve built together, or will he be strong enough to face his fears and reveal his heart. Either way, he’ll have to defend everything he’s built and hope that his heart won’t be trampled along with his dreams. An Alpha’s Heart is a steamy and growly m/m gay romance featuring hot shifter men working to better their community and live their own truth. This book contains adult language, sensual scenes of gay sex and is best enjoyed by readers over the age of 18.

Hell Dogs Squadron

A.R. Moler - 2011
    Cameron Bradshaw juggles a second government job in addition to his military commitments. He's a psychic finder for a mysterious agency known as Division P. Just as he starts the next Division P assignment, nearly lethal motorcycle accident nearly takes his life. If not for the talents of gifted healer Dr. Mason Flynn, the Lt. might be dead. As the slow process of recovery begins, Mason Flynn is drawn to the injured pilot. A mix of shared psychic talents and physical attraction slowly binds them together, but the people responsible for Cam's accident escalate the affair, and soon Mason is running for his life. A mad impromptu flight to Meridian Naval Air Station leads Cam and naval intelligence to a direct confrontation with a group of missile thieves. A vicious firefight leaves Mason scrambling to save teammates, but the final endgame forces Mason to do the unthinkable, and put his own sanity in jeopardy in the process. Can Cameron and Mason survive the trials thrown at them and their burgeoning relationship?

Against All Odds

Preston Walker - 2018
    He ran his coffee shop, hoping to work through the emotions on his own, isolating himself from his family. The position of alpha leader is being pushed upon him, but he's not sure if he's the right alpha for the job. Loneliness slowly eats at him, until one day something feels terribly wrong. His unknown mate is in trouble. Chase is trapped within a pack that uses omegas only for daily chores and breeding, an outcast in his own home town. He is forced to endure abuse by the hands of his father after his mother's death, praying for some way to escape. Shouldn't he be thankful that he's even alive? He's the only male omega to not be executed at birth for the last three decades, thanks only to his mother's pleas for mercy. His heart wants something more, however. He wants to follow his dreams and live a live of freedom, not a life of oppression. Will he even be able to adjust to life outside of his pack? Little do they know, they are destined mates and the fates are doing everything in their power to bring them together. Even though they are miles apart in different pack territories, what could the fates possibly do to get Chase out of lock down? What kind of struggles will they have to go through just to find one another? And lastly, what trouble does Chase end up in?

Omega's Attorney

Bella Bennet - 2017
    Orphaned as a boy, Henry has wanted a family for years. Simple, right? Not really. After a year of marriage, his alpha wants a divorce. Even worse, his soon-to-be ex wants Henry’s inheritance. Bereft and heart-broken, Henry is on his own again, and in danger of losing a great deal of money. But just as quickly, he finds himself in the office of a very hot, very ripped, divorce lawyer. A gorgeous, blond alpha who’s giving him a sultry look along with some whip-smart legal advice. Everything to lose. David’s built his practice to be the best in the tri-state area. It hasn’t come easy. Hard work. Sacrifice. A family of nay-sayers. If he goes anywhere near his handsome client, he risks his reputation. But he can’t deny the simmering attraction. A kiss leads to more. He’s determined to show his omega just how good they can be together. But doubts and secrets conspire to tear them apart. Henry discovers he’s pregnant. His fears make the relationship spin onto thin ice. But David’s determined to prove he’s man enough to be a strong and dependable alpha. Can David help heal Henry’s bruised heart and show his omega that they have the makings of the perfect family? The Attorney’s Omega Baby is a 56,000 word, Mpreg romance with elements of heartache and humor, steamy sex, revenge on lying ex-boyfriends, babies and blissfully-ever-after.

Demon Dog

Ally Blue - 2012
    Mojo Mysteries, Book 1 Three years after solving the hundred-year-old murder case that brought them together, Greg Woodhall and Adrian Broussard have settled into life together in the colorful college town of Chapel Hill. Adrian’s doctorate research and Greg’s two jobs keep them busy, but they have each other and life is good. When Greg is offered the chance to help Bay City Paranormal scope out the historic PlayMakers Theater’s rumored spirits, he’s excited to get involved—at first. But as the protoplasmic trail unexpectedly shifts to DogOpolis, where Greg works part time, he senses something in the air besides the mouthwatering aroma of gourmet hot dogs. There’s an entity that the team can’t quite get a handle on, but it’s creating havoc in Greg’s relationship with Adrian. Things that leave him doubting his own sanity. When the team finally uncovers the truth, no one is prepared for the danger—or what they’ll have to do to stop the thing plaguing DogO before it stops them. Permanently.Product WarningsThis book contains a spooky mystery, unusual hot dog toppings, and a fast food joint that may or may not be haunted. May cause random hot dog cravings.


Catherine Lievens - 2016
    Now he has a new job with Kameron Rhett, the Gillham pack alpha, and he loves it. He enjoys being around shifters, and even more being away from his house and his alcoholic father.Bran Morris’ first meeting as the head of the council enforcers takes him to Gillham. Kameron needs to make a decision about coming out to the town, and Bran is supposed to help with it. He never expected to meet his mate, not after losing his wife and child thirty-six years before.Daniel and Bran hit it off right away, but when Daniel’s father becomes a problem, Daniel doesn’t know what to do. Should he live his life and be with his mate, or should he stick with his father to be sure the man doesn’t hurt himself? What would happen to his relationship with Bran if he chooses his father?

Alpha Academy

A.Y. Venona - 2016
    At age eighteen, the next full moon will bring his first shift into wolf form. Daniel comes from a long line of betas, and his fervent prayer is that he not disappoint his family. But in the world where there are several types of werekin, there is a likelihood that he may end up a gamma, an omicron, or his worst fear—an omega. He is certain that becoming an alpha is not an option for him. Or is it?Delvin Kish is an instructor in Alpha Academy, the elite institution where all alpha werekin throughout the seven realms must attend for three years upon reaching adulthood. Although lonely since the death of his mate, he loves the life he’s built, guiding younger alphas in the skills and temperament needed to live out their alpha creed.In this first book of The Omega Curse series, a surprising turn of events places Daniel under Delvin’s tutelage, and sparks fly as the young man strives to discover his true self. In the company of his childhood best friend and new werekin comrades in the academy, he faces adventure as well as danger in the form of alpha adversaries angered by his presence in their exclusive club, and even the threat of death at the hands of unknown outside forces.

Royal Line

Sean Michael - 2014
    When he finds Professor Phoenix Lamoure, he soon discovers that Headquarters got a couple of key points wrong—Phoenix isn’t actually a professor, but he is Saffron Tiger royalty, a member of the lost royal line.Phoenix didn’t have things easy growing up. His mother spent most of her life in a mental institution, and he spent his formative years in foster care. When a stranger approaches and tries to unearth his family history, Phoenix becomes wary. And when the stranger actually kidnaps him, all bets are off!Can Phoenix ever believe what Grio has to tell him? Or will he be forever convinced that he’s as crazy as his mother?


Dakota Rebel - 2009
    He just knows that for one night, he wants to forget the world and just have fun. And Jarrod definitely shows him a good time. In fact, Mitch can’t stop thinking about the blond bombshell. Unfortunately, neither can the Army, which has contracted Mitch to kill his new lover, charging Jarrod with a slew of vicious murders. Now the clock is ticking to see if Mitch can find the real killer to prove Jarrod’s innocence, or if he’s about to lose everything he never knew he always wanted.


Tricia Owens - 2019
    It's simply pack rules. But when a handsome new alpha and his pack come to town, challenging the status quo, Wren finds himself torn between the old wolf shifter attitude and a new one. Gideon is the alpha of the Corwin pack. Though he moved into the territory to take advantage of business opportunities, the moment he encounters the young black wolf with the blue eyes, he find his priorities changing. Wren is obedient as a good beta should be, but Gideon is banking on him having a rebellious streak. The only way to find out is to gamble: by forcing a marriage between their packs. But it's a step that unleashes homophobia, deadly danger, and the discovery of a dark secret that was never meant to surface. And it may involve Gideon losing his heart. (M/M Paranormal Shifter Romance.)

The Beast Within

Terra Laurent - 2013
    But the only one standing between him and his heart's desire is the beast within.Tormented supernatural security agent, Aaron Marvell, has come to Maryland to restart his career after a vicious workplace attack. His alluring new partner, Tony Harper, seems more than willing to help him acclimate to his new life. But Aaron hides a terrible secret that, if discovered, could put Aaron at the terminal end of his partner's weapon.When warring factions of werewolves, spurred by the Hellhound Cerberus, arrive in their territory, Aaron and Tony vow to stop them at any cost. But the price for valor may be high enough to cost them everything. Aaron must face the truth about himself and and the dark thing lurking inside him before he loses Tony forever.

The Werewolf's Roomie

Anya Byrne - 2014
    For Corey Ferguson, it's been way more. Corey's had to live for months with the hottest, most amazing guy he's ever met. And while eye candy is always nice, his roommate Sebastian is also ridiculously straight, and there's only so much unrequited affection Corey's poor heart can withstand.In a bid to put his doomed feelings behind him, Corey agrees to go on a blind date with another man. And that's when things start getting really strange.Unbeknownst to Corey, Sebastian is a werewolf. Since moving in he's been trying to woo Corey, but with no visible results. Who knew humans had such complicated mating rituals? It's so much easier for werewolves, but humans always have to do things in a long-winded manner, and half the time, Sebastian doesn't even know which way is up.He makes tentative plans to confess his feelings, when suddenly his mate is snatched from him by some stranger. No, this cannot be. He refuses to allow it. No one gets in the way of a werewolf and his mate.But between his rival, his secret, and his inability to figure out a way to Corey's heart, can Sebastian succeed in claiming his mate, or will Corey always remain just the werewolf's roomie?


Kelex - 2014
    He watched broken–hearted as the first died in his arms over a thousand years ago and has had to witness the same occur six more times since. When he meets the eighth incarnation, a pick–pocketing, smart–mouthed teenager, Rhaege isn’t sure what to do with him. Reincarnated over and over, Micah has dreamed of Rhaege his entire life. When Micah meets the shifter after snatching his wallet, Micah immediately feels the connection, but fights it. He’s lived most of his life on the streets, unloved and unwanted, and fear makes him run—right into the dragons’ worst enemy. After saving his human, Rhaege hands the boy over to his best friend for safe keeping, knowing Micah’s too young and he’s too weak. When the time comes five years later for Rhaege to claim what’s his, he ignores the call. The guilt won’t let him take his lover into his arms yet again, knowing it’s a death sentence for Micah. But Micah now yearns for the love he’s witnessed in his dreams and is willing to die to have a taste of his dragon.