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Mark's Challenge by Diana DeRicci
Shawn Lane - 2013
But suddenly he starts receiving gifts from a secret admirer.With encouragement from his too-sexy roommate, Gilbert, Jesse opens himself to the idea that someone is actually interested in him. Though he has doubts, Jesse can't help but wonder if his admirer could finally be the man of his dreams.
Amy Lane - 2012
After a long day playing tourist, he's on the hunt for some cheap beer and a good burger. Instead he finds a man hunting him, an arrogant prick with only one thing on the brain: the kind of meat that doesn't come on a bun.Eighty-hour weeks at a trading desk don't leave Malcolm Kavanagh much time for meaningful relationships. Besides, in his world, everything's a competition-even sex. When his newest one-night-sub fails to show, Malcolm sets his sights on the pretty young Yank on the bar stool beside him.Owen's all for an adventure with a native, but he's not the pushover Malcolm thinks he is, and Malcolm's not as shallow as he tries to be. They both soon learn that nothing's too intimate to share with a stranger, and the strangest things happen when two people share the most important pieces of their hearts.
Taxes and Tardis
N.R. Walker - 2012
In need of a new accountant to sort out his nightmarish shoebox of tax receipts, he's referred to Logan Willis. He doesn't expect to be intrigued by the science fiction-loving, geeky guy with dark-rimmed glasses and a TARDIS-blue shirt. So his fascination with the soft-spoken Englishman surprises him, and their mutual attraction is completely unexpected. He most certainly never expects to fall in love. One a jock and the other a geek, both men know the differences between them are vast and could cause problems. But in this opposites-attract erotic drama, maybe it's the differences between them that make staying together worth the fight.
A Betting Man
Sandrine Gasq-Dion - 2013
Raised in Alabama, Kent has hidden his past and now loves his life as a big time ad exec for a prestigious advertising company in New York. But when he makes a bet with his best friend, Blaine, Kent is thrown for a loop—for Kent has to make the next person to walk through the door fall in love with him.Terry Barron is hiding out in New York. Raised in England in a wealthy family, Terry escapes to New York to avoid arranged marriages and the lifestyle he’s grown to hate. When he delivers a package to an advertising firm, he meets the unbelievably sexy Kent Samson. Suddenly, secrets and lies complicate everything and both men find themselves in uncharted waters. How will Terry feel when Kent is revealed as a betting man?
Hue, Tint and Shade
Jordan Castillo Price - 2010
An online exchange leads to a meeting with a psychic who assures Tommy that his naturally subdued aura is to blame for his timidity. Blue and violet tones are out, and shades of yellow and red are in!Of course it's a bunch of baloney, and to make it worse, the intimidating shop clerk overheard the whole conversation.Just when it seems like Tommy's life can’t get any more dreary, a colorful character drops out of the sky. Nathan's so vivid, he seems to good to be true. Is he?Novelette, approximately 40-50 pages or 14,000 wordsPetit MortsIndulge your sweet tooth with five deliciously weird tales by Josh Lanyon and Jordan Castillo Price!A storefront. You've never noticed it before. It's small, unassuming, and yet there's something about it that draws your eye. And the aroma drifting out, rich and dark, so enticing. How could you have overlooked it? It must be new.So why does it look like it's been there for ages? And the chocolatier behind the counter...certainly you'd remember him.#1: Hue, Tint and Shade by Jordan Castillo PriceYellow is as yellow does.#2: Slings and Arrows by Josh LanyonIt's a fine line between "secret admirer" and "stalker". #3: Moolah and Moonshine by Jordan Castillo PriceIf you ever go to France, watch out for those ticklers.#4: Other People's Weddings by Josh LanyonPulling off the perfect wedding can be murder.#5: Spanish Fly Guy by Jordan Castillo PriceI held my nose I closed my eyes...I took a drink.
Love Means... Renewal
Andrew Grey - 2012
StoryEli Henninger is stretched a little thin. He teaches riding classes, conducts therapy sessions, takes care of his son, and helps manage the family farm. He's tired and overworked, especially because lately, no one else seems to do anything right. He and his partner, Geoff, haven't have time together in so long, he's beginning to forget what his longtime love feels like.Geoff is just as busy with the farm, the business, and working through a complicated land purchase. He and Eli labor from sunup to sundown and then some. He knows taking care of their responsibilities is preventing them from taking care of each other, but he doesn't see anything he can do about it. To make matters worse, they're accused of behaving improperly toward some of the children in their riding programs.Then Eli becomes ill and the investigators suspect foul play, forcing Geoff to reevaluate his priorities and hope fate will give them another chance.
Claire Thompson - 2009
Several guys burned by love decided to create a club they dubbed the Solitary Knights. A safe haven for the romantically disinclined, the guys meet once a month to drink a beer and renew their vow to avoid love at all costs. Yet beneath the laughter and bravado, each man hides a broken heart. One night, Drew Kensington, owner and bartender of the Pelham Bay Pub, issues a challenge, “Why don’t you find that one guy—the one that got away, the one you’ve never quite let fade from your dreams? Track him down. Reconnect. Then come back here and tell us what you found out.”And so it began, the tales of the Solitary Knights. What will they find on their adventures into the past? Stop by Pelham Bay Pub to hear their stories.Book 1: Finding Chandler - Eric Moore didn’t know what he had back in college, casually breaking the heart of the one guy who would have done anything for him. When Eric decides to seek him out twenty years later, the man he discovers isn’t the boy he left behind so long ago… Will finding Chandler mean finding love at last?
Josh Lanyon - 2008
And when Taylor was shot a few hours later, Will felt his reluctance to get involved was vindicated. For Will, the team and the friendship have to come first--despite the fact that he hasn't failed to notice just how...hot Taylor is.Taylor has been in love with his partner and best friend since they were first partnered. There isn't much he wouldn't do for Will--but he doesn't know how much longer they can stay teamed feeling the way he does. Still, he agreed to a camping trip in the High Sierras--despite the fact that he hates camping--because Will wanted a chance to save their partnership.But the trip is a disaster from the first, and things rapidly go from bad to worse when they find a crashed plane and a couple of million dollars in stolen money. With a trio of murderous robbers trailing them, Will and Taylor are on dangerous ground, fighting for their partnership, their passion...and their lives.Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable: Anal play/intercourse, male/male sexual practices, strong violence.
Rescuing the Librarian
Serena Yates - 2010
He needs a major grant to make progress on his research into the history of astronomy.Scott Black, a former gay pornstar and wanna-be actor, comes to Anton for help on an audition and the sparks fly. But when Anton's grant presentation doesn't go as hoped, Scott takes charge and offers Anton a way out. Scott's family owns a library full of manuscripts that need cataloguing and he's been thinking about trying theatre.Will Anton fight for the grant so he can stay in his secure job or will Scott be able to rescue him and tempt him to explore new horizons?
Out of Balance
Stephani Hecht - 2010
He has a decent job at a bank, a good place to live and a nice boyfriend. Or at least, that’s what he likes to fool himself into believing. In reality, his job is full of backstabbing pit vipers, the roof of his apartment leaks and his boyfriend left him two weeks ago for the mailman. So the last thing he wants or needs is yet another complication in his life. Then one day as he’s working his teller window, in walks a huge complication in the form of a dark-haired stranger named Drake. Before he knows it, Trevor’s life is anything but simple as he finds himself falling hard for the man. But can Trevor let go of simple long enough to learn to embrace extraordinary or will he be forever destined to be alone?
Another Little Secret
Jade Archer - 2011
It is a special Valentine's Day sequel to Sandpipers' Secrets and should be read after that story.Brody is loving his new life with Zak and Lark, but he's afraid that his lovers are keeping secrets from him again. Their first Valentine's Day together isn't starting out all that well. And to top it all off, Wolf unexpectantly encounters issues that Brody's not sure any of them are ready to tackle at the moment. Warning : This book is part of a series best read in sequence.
Life After Joe
Harper Fox - 2010
Six months of too many missed shifts at the hospital, too much booze, too many men. Matt knows he's on the verge of losing everything, but he's finding it hard to care. Then Matt meets Aaron. He's gorgeous, intelligent and apparently not interested in being picked up. Still, even after seeing Matt at his worst, he doesn't turn away. Aaron's kindness and respect have Matt almost believing he's worth it-and that there could be life after Joe. But his newfound happiness is threatened when Matt begins to suspect Aaron is hiding something, or someone...
With a Little Help From My Friends
J.P. Bowie - 2010
It looks like she's not going to succeed, until she introduces him to Cameron Murdoch, who is everything Drew admires in a man both in looks and personality. There's just one problem. Cameron has never been with a man before.Drew is only too eager to show him the ropes but in doing so finds himself falling in love with the handsome, charming man. The realisation saddens him, convinced that now Cameron is out he will be a magnet for every red blooded gay male in the vicinity, and Drew will merely be the first in a long line of lovers.Or will he?