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The Holiday Spirit by Carole Cummings
Claire Davis - 2017
Don’t they know silence is golden?Johnny Strong is the expert; he hasn’t spoken in two years. Not one word to anyone except the ghost. The main purpose of life is to avoid people and not get noticed. Friends? He doesn’t need them; and certainly nobody wants him despite what the ghost says.Until a new boy appears at Windybank—Finn Lyons, teenage wizard. He eats frogs, concocts potions, and is always hungry. Not only does Finn stand up for Johnny; he actively seeks his company and soon becomes part of life.First love; family and words; a heady mix to go in the potion but how will it all turn out?Hubble bubble; Johnny Strong’s in trouble! Silence is not always golden in this sweet, zany story of the purest magic at Christmas. Release date: before Dec 1
Merry Christmas, Darling!
Josh Lanyon - 2013
I ran the codas on my blog and left them up there for readers to enjoy all year round.Readers requested that I collect the codas and make them available digitally and in print, and I thought that was a fun idea, which is how you come to be reading this. I decided to add another ten new codas to the collection, as well as some recipes for cocktails and dishes that are either featured in the original works or seem to add some final comment or insight into the era or the characters or their relationship.
Ashley John - 2015
Taking to the slopes like Bambi on ice, Ben isn't having much luck, until charming bearded beauty, Cal, comes crashing towards him in a flurry of snow at fifty miles an hour. From the moment Cal offers to help Ben get back on his skis, the attraction is instant and Ben is convinced that a man as perfect as Cal is out of his league. Womanizer Jonny wastes no time asking out a girl he meets on the slopes and he makes her promise to bring along a friend to keep Ben occupied that night in the Après-Ski Bar. When that friend turns out to be Cal, he's given the opportunity of a lifetime to wine and dine with a man of model like beauty, with a charismatic personality to match. When Cal invites Ben back to his Cabin, they find themselves trapped in an extreme whiteout and with the men forced to spend the Christmas holidays together, they quickly find they are doing more than roasting marshmallows next to the warm and inviting fire. *Contains gay sex scenes between an Oxford University Student and a sexy bearded cabin dweller*
Peppermint Kisses for the Omega
Lacey Daize - 2019
Liam's loved his alpha best friend, Alex, ever since he presented as an omega, but he'd rather keep the other man in his life as a friend than scare him off as a lover. That doesn't keep him from wanting to spend every possible second with him, so he invites the alpha to help plan the getaway at the cabin. Alex has loved his best friend Liam for years, but kept his attraction to the beautiful omega to himself. Alex would like nothing more than to claim and breed his best friend, but doesn't want to risk losing the omega if the interest isn't mutual. So he hides his feelings. But that doesn't stop him from jumping at the opportunity to spend several days with the other man at the secluded mountain cabin. Arriving several days ahead of the rest of the group, Liam and Alex set about readying the cabin for the holiday getaway, but a surprise heat in the middle of a snowstorm means they are forced to confront their emotions. Do they dare admit their mutual attraction, or do they attempt to fight their instincts? Recipe for Romance One Alpha One Omega 10 Years Mutual Pining One Cabin One Snowstorm One Heat Mix well, garnish with peppermint hot chocolate. Peppermint Kisses for the Omega is an 11.5K word , non-shifter, M/M, Mpreg romance, featuring two obvlivious men, some knotty fun, and plenty of peppermint hot chocolate
The Mistletoe Promise
Aria Grace - 2018
One Promise. The Magic of Christmas. Omega Everett is ready to be a father. He has a decent job, a nice place to live, and so much love to give. With no delusions of finding the perfect alpha and living happily ever after, he decides to take matters into his own hand—or test tube, anyway—with the help of a fertility clinic. On the day he finally gets the amazing news he's going to be a father, the rest of his world collapses as his company shuts down. Everett’s life quickly turns around as he moves to a new city with an amazing new job just as the holiday season begins. Determined to maintain his family’s tradition of going out to eat on Christmas Eve, he heads to a place recommended by his phone, only to find himself arguing with the maître d over getting a table for one. Alpha Graham’s dating life had somehow been reduced to blind dates set up by his brother, of all people. When his Christmas Eve date cancels at the last minute, he decides to make the most of it, grabbing a drink at the bar of the up-and-coming restaurant—at least until he sees a hot omega being turned away. He can’t let the omega eat alone on Christmas Eve, so he steps in. Sparks fly between the two and the evening ends with a kiss under the mistletoe, sealing their promise to meet again in a year’s time, when both men might be in a better place to start something more than a hook-up. The magic of Christmas is sealed with a mistletoe kiss leads the men on a journey to find themselves and their happily ever after. Promise Under the Mistletoe is a super-Hallmarky-sweet with-knotty-heat non-shifter Mpreg Christmas Romance complete with a sweet baby, mistletoe, and a trip to see Santa.
Naughty & Nice
Angelique Jurd - 2019
No pointy ears. No toadstool houses. Boden is an ordinary Elf. An ordinary Elf who is good with computers. When his cousin refers him to a friend whose network has gone down, the last being he expects to encounter is ... Rorik. Rorik is a Holder. He’s a not so ordinary Elf. In fact, he's very special Elf who ‘holds’ a very special role. One that involves a red suit and a sleigh. Because Humans use technology, Rorik also uses technology- and he hates it. He doesn’t however hate the cute geek who has just shown up to repair his network and whom he would very much like to get to know. Unfortunately he promised this Elf’s cousin he would behave. What will happen when Rorik, or if you prefer his official title Santa fudging Claus meets Boden - an Elf unlike any he’s ever met? Meet the first couple from Edelweiss Grove, in Book 1 of The Holiday Storybook novellas in a Christmas story where Santa has never been so tempted....
Renee George - 2006
Getting locked up in the local mental hospital because you accused your boss of being an actual ogre…also not good. Falling for your crazy roommate, who thinks he’s one of Santa's elves…so not good! Or is it? Come along for a sexy ride as Donner and Bran try to escape the locked ward before Christmas Eve so Bran doesn't lose the only job important to him. Bestselling author Renee George pens a laugh-out-loud MM Fairytale Christmas…Nuts included!Donner Thomas has been put into a mental hospital a few days before Christmas after a minor head injury has him seeing magical creatures; Elves, Fairies, Trolls, etc, masquerading as regular human beings. His suspicions are pleasantly confirmed when he meets his new roommate two weeks before Christmas, the gorgeous Bran O’Byrne.Bran is one of Santa’s Elves. In human guise, Bran gets piss-drunk the night before he is supposed to travel to the North Pole (they don’t all live in the north!), brags about being an Elf to the wrong people, and now he’s been placed in lock-down for 72 hours of observations. If he doesn’t get to the next transport window by morning, he’ll lose his job at Santa’s shop, and there just isn’t much he’s good at other than looking good and making toys.Sparks fly when these two meet, and they are fated to an encounter neither one of them will ever forget.Content Notes: GLBT, Male/Male Content, Comedy, Paranormal, Fantasy. This short romance contains explicit male/male content and is intended for 18+ readers.
The Problem with Mistletoe
Kyle Baxter - 2019
And then he has to ask Alex Capili, an old friend who just returned from the big city, to help run it. Spending weeks working closely together old feelings come up and David wonders if fairy tales really do come true.Alex came home to help sell off his family’s restaurant, he was not looking for love. And happy endings only happen in movies. But nothing about this return trip home town is quite what he expected and David is still the best man he's ever known. A good father, with a heart as big as all outdoors, and disarmingly handsome.
The Naughty Ones
Shawn Lane - 2010
But before he can make a decision on his future, he finds himself in trouble with the dark-haired sexy, Head Elf, Gabriel. Trouble comes in the form of having to be the Head Elf's assistant for the season, but after a kiss under the mistletoe, their relationship takes a naughty turn and by Christmas, Christian only has eyes and love for Gabriel. Will the Head Elf return his deeper feelings?
Adrian Fridge - 2013
Eugene Waters is the engineer on board the first trip to settle Mars. The success of the mission is jeopardized when his ship is hijacked by an alien station. Thus the future of mankind is questioned, as is the future of Water's sex life.NOTE: This is the revised edition of a story originally published by the M/M Romance Group on Goodreads. It features major plot hole fixes, additional character development, and an HEA epilogue.
The Probability of Mistletoe
E.J. Russell - 2017
But in the ten years since graduation, their contact has dwindled to nothing, and it’s all Keith’s fault. If he hadn’t tried to kiss Parker under the mistletoe at the winter formal their senior year, Parker wouldn’t have bolted. At their ten-year reunion, Keith intends to do everything in his geeky power to make amends.Parker should have known that scheduling the reunion the day before Christmas Eve was a recipe for a headache of monster proportions. But when Keith sends a text that he’ll be attending, the evening doesn’t look so bleak. Can an unnecessary makeover, a nostalgic breakfast, an abortive shopping trip, and a whole lot of mistletoe culminate in a long-overdue first kiss?
Erin Lark - 2014
As his swan's feathers recede, he seeks shelter in an old barn.Bastion's spent the better part of his adult life caring for a bunch of bullheaded stallions, but this is the first time he's ever found a naked and gorgeous man in one of his stalls. When he asks the man his name, he doesn't get a reply. Without a wallet or a voice to tell him who this stranger is, Bastion takes Oliver in, clothes him and tends to a mysterious wound.Oliver has nowhere else to go. Bastian is in a bind after firing a farmhand who would much rather call in sick than do his job. When passion flares, can Bastion and Oliver overcome their differences, or will this swan prince fly south?