Saturday, November 19, 2016

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A Christmas Kiss by Annabelle Jacobs

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2f8y3BQ
Review –> http://bit.ly/2fcjss8

Available on Kindle Unlimited

Synopsis

Keeping secrets from your best friend isn’t right, but it’s easier than admitting you’ve fallen in love with him.
Sharing a late-night kiss with his best friend, Alex, is Riley’s dream come true. Waking up to discover Alex was too drunk to remember anything is more like a nightmare. Scared the truth could destroy their friendship, Riley keeps quiet and pretends nothing happened.
Alex can’t shake the feeling that he said or did something stupid on their group’s drunken weekend away—why else would Riley be avoiding him? Although the explanation he finally gets sounds plausible, Riley’s still acting strange, and trying to figure out why that is unearths emotions Alex has worked hard to bury.
Riley knows not telling Alex how he feels is probably selfish, but he wants one last normal Christmas before he has to come clean and face the potential fallout.

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A Family for Christmas by Jay Northcote

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2grr394
Review –> http://bit.ly/2f8y1tn

Available on Kindle Unlimited

Synopsis

Zac never had a family of his own, but Rudy has enough to share.
Shy, inexperienced Rudy has a crush on Zac from the moment his new colleague walks through the door. On an office night out before Christmas, Rudy finds the courage to make a move, and they form a tentative bond. When he discovers Zac will be alone at Christmas, he invites Zac to come home with him.
Zac prefers to keep people at arm’s length. Yet when Rudy offers him a family Christmas it’s impossible to resist. With no parents of his own, Zac is pleasantly surprised to be welcomed by Rudy’s. The only drawback is that everyone assumes they’re a couple. Unwilling to disappoint Rudy’s mum and make Christmas awkward, they decide not to deny it.
It’s not a chore for Zac to pose as Rudy’s boyfriend, but the pretence makes him want things that scare him—things like a real relationship with Rudy. Zac’s suffered enough rejection in his life already and is afraid to risk his heart. If he can get over his past rejection and let Rudy inside his armour, he might get more for Christmas than he ever imagined.
This story is a standalone book with a satisfying happy ending.
44,000 words approx

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Daring Fate by Megan Erickson

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2eYGQJv
Review –> http://bit.ly/2gbnbIb

Synopsis

We all have tragic backstories in today’s world...
I wake up chained to the wall of a dark cell aware of two things: I failed my sister, and I smell my enemy.
When I’m taken to meet Dare, the alpha of the Silver Tip pack, I’m sure I’m about to lose my throat. The last thing I expect is for the Alpha to recognize me as his fated mate. No way is he going to let me go now, and I still have to find a way to rescue my sister.
As I plot my escape to save her, I find that if I leave, Dare could be killed by power-hungry members of his pack. And now he’s more to me than my fated mate—my heart is involved. With time ticking by on my sister’s life, I have to make a choice I never thought I’d face—my sister’s life or my mate’s? That’s if I can survive the undead shifters intent on killing me first…

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Heart & Soul by Shae Conner

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fOD8RP
Review –> http://bit.ly/2eUkO7y

Synopsis

Love can sneak up on you in the last place you’d expect.
Kellen Grady has known he’s gay since he was a teenager, but he’s never been that interested in dating. A professional pianist, he’s happy spending his days teaching students of all ages and his nights working and playing at an Atlanta bar and concert venue. When former pro football player Terrence Harvey and his brother buy the bar, Kellen’s thrown by the change to his routine, but he develops a quick friendship with Terrence, drawn to his sunny nature and sharp mind. Then their relationship takes a turn when Terrence surprises Kellen with a kiss. The unexpected action, though not unwelcome, leaves Kellen faced with reevaluating everything he thought he knew—about Terrence, and about himself.

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Freckles by Amy Lane

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2eznIU4

Synopsis

A 2016 Riptide Holiday Charity Novel
Carter Embree has always hoped to be rescued from his productive, tragically boring, and (slightly) ethically compromised life. But when an urchin at a grocery store shoves a bundle of fluff into his hands, Carter goes from rescuee to rescuer—and he needs a little help.
Sandy Corrigan, the vet tech who helps ease Carter into the world of dog ownership, first assumes that Carter is a crazy-pants client who just needs to relax. But as Sandy gets a glimpse into the funny, kind, sexy man under Carter’s mild-mannered exterior, he sees that with a little care and feeding, Carter might be Super-Pet Owner—and decent boyfriend material to boot.
But Carter needs to see himself as a hero first. As he says good-bye to his pristine house and hello to carpet treatments and dog walkers, he finds that there really is more to himself than a researching drudge without a backbone. A Carter Embree can rate a Sandy Corrigan. He can be supportive, he can be a hero, he can be a man who stands up for his principles!
He can be the owner of a small dog.

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Unequaled (No Rival #3) by Charity Parkerson

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fauXhg

Synopsis

No Rival book 3

Kerry has hated Rhys from the moment she set eyes on him. They’ve never had an encounter that didn’t end with them both enraged. Paired up at his brother’s wedding, their clashing personalities come to a head and a daring wager is made. Rhys agrees to submit to Kerry for a single evening if she will do the same. Considering the sexual flavors Rhys has enjoyed in his past, it’s one bet Rhys is sure he can’t lose. But Kerry has a few secrets of her own and her plans for him land Rhys in a place he never expected—the arms of sexy Italian solicitor, Asher D’Ettore.

Asher becomes an obsession Rhys can’t shake. His alpha ways and confident mannerisms render all of Rhys’ usual charm useless. With his hard-earned reputation in the media spotlight, Rhys is forced to make a choice between his public persona and true love.

This book was originally published by Ellora's Cave Publishing under the same title.

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Master Cleary’s Boys (Irish Runaway #2) by Brina Brady

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fsb9sL

Available on Kindle Unlimited

Synopsis

Desperate to escape the clutches of an increasingly sadistic and abusive Dom, Kevin and Jack seize their opportunity to escape and runaway to Galway. They shave their heads and do their best to avoid being detected while searching for a new Dom who is prepared to take them on as package deal. Their running leads them to Cleary's Pub—a bar full of leather-clad Doms and subs, owned and run by Master Cleary...
Master Cameron Cleary was in need of a new sub—it had been far too long since he'd had a boy in his life. Each night as he ran his pub filled with leather-clad Doms, accompanied by their Subs, he became more aware of how solitary his life had become. That is, until two young cousins turned up one night looking for work, a place to stay, and more intriguingly a Dom who would take them both. Something about their recently shaved heads and skittish demeanor stirred his interest and protective nature. But did he want two subs, and was he prepared to deal with whatever trouble these boys were hiding?
Can be read as a standalone.

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Trust and Control by Remmy Duchene

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2g95auO

Synopsis

2nd Edition
Wealthy real estate mogul Christophe Lafavre has everything—except any love life to speak of. Though he has a brilliant head for business, when it comes to relationships, he’s often left fumbling in the dark.
To put a stop to the whispers about his pitiful social life, Christophe takes a suggestion from a friend and goes to a club on masquerade night. There, he meets an elusive hottie who calls himself Raj, and though Christophe cannot see Raj’s face, there’s definitely a connection. Over the phone and online, Christophe and Raj get to know each other. Their conversation is easy and arousing. It’s hard for Christophe to believe the strength of the feelings he’s developing toward a man who is still essentially a stranger, but he can’t get Raj out of his head. They eventually give in to their physical longing—but still Raj refuses to show his face or divulge his identity.
When it comes, the revelation will rock Christophe’s world and redefine more than one relationship in his life.
First Edition published as If I was Your Man by Breathless Press, 2013.

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Adrift Collection by T.J. Land

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fQQ5ZY

Synopsis

The Captain’s Men
The Prayer and her crew have been lost in space for four years. Thomas is lonely and homesick; Zachery is angry and mutinous; Rick is just terrified. And all of them are really in need of some hands-on time with their captain.
The only thing holding them together is their captain, whose methods are unconventional but extremely effective. But now the captain has a choice to make: do they continue their fruitless search for a way home or try to start a new life in this strange galaxy?
The Captain’s Encounter
The captain’s luck is finally changing. They’ve found an inhabitable planet to land on. The whole crew—and his lovers—are happy to set foot on terra firma again. But the fertile landscape hides a secret. When the captain finds himself abducted by an alien life form, he’s got limited time to get back to his crew before they succumb to infighting. Only the alien is so very attractive…
The Captain’s Calamity
Having welcomed an alien into his crew and his bed, the captain has more than enough to worry about without the looming threat of a birthday he’d rather forget.
When his ship develops a catastrophic malfunction and crash lands, he and his men follow Rux to an abandoned city in search of replacement parts, one disaster follows another. Worse yet, Zachery, is developing a crush on the one member of the crew he really shouldn’t…
The Captain’s Promise
Now that the crew of The Prayer have settled down on an alien world, their captain intends for them to forge a new life for themselves. But his plans are interrupted when the ship receives a distress call from a nearby planet. While most of his lovers are excited, First Officer Antoine argues that responding might endanger the crew. As it turns out, his fears are well placed…

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Angels Fall by N.S. Beranek

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fA5O0a

Synopsis

Tired of being told—by straight and gay alike—that he loves "incorrectly," vampire Ehrichto Salvatolle gave up on the idea of having romantic love long ago. When a member of the created family he’s focused on instead comes under threat from a mysterious illness, Ehrichto strikes a deal with his own sire, to return to the sire’s bed in exchange for his help. But when he meets the great-grandson of the first man to break his heart, Ehrichto spies a chance to have the one thing he’s always wanted: true love.

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The Recluse by Edward Kendrick

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fQQXhe

Synopsis

TV star Laird Wakefield died after a motorcycle accident--or so it was announced to the news outlets by his doctors. Not true. With his face horribly scarred, he has gone into total seclusion, living in what the townspeople call "the haunted mansion on the hill" for the past five years.
But that is about to change. On a dare from his brother, twenty-three-year-old Dev Pierson breaks into the mansion's basement. When Laird catches him in the act, Dev is terrified at first when he sees Laird's face and Rage, Laird's huge guard dog. Much to Dev's surprise, after he explains why he's there, Laird invites him upstairs for a drink.
Slowly, a friendship develops between the two men. Then the question becomes, can Dev convince Laird to face his fears and end his reclusive existence? And if he makes the attempt, will Laird survive emotionally?

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Their Precious Own by Lia Black

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fTFb7m

Available on Kindle Unlimited

Synopsis

Another body in a string of ritualistic murders, a serial killer who’s getting cocky; Detective Derek Childress thinks this day just can’t get any worse.
And then he meets his new partner.
Investigator Kayle Perrine is a Variant: one of several races of once-thought mythical creatures who now live among and lord-over humankind. Led by a group of vampires called the Clan Gentry, the Variants protect their own, just as they did when Derek’s previous partner was killed by one, nearly a year ago. Now that Perrine’s on the case, Derek expects a cover-up.
Kayle Perrine has worked his whole life to prove himself, but being paired up with a boorish mundane like Derek Childress is feeling more like punishment than reward. Derek is so blinded by his prejudice against Variants, that he refuses to see the evidence Kayle finds blatantly obvious. The sooner Kayle can close this case, the sooner he can go back home and forget about the infuriating human detective.
A brutal attack forges a fragile truce between the two men, driving them together. Derek and Kayle must learn to trust and depend on each other while tempers flare and passions of every kind run hot between them. Yet as they begin to grow closer, one fact continues to keep them apart: they are from different worlds.
With time running out to solve this case, Derek and Kayle understand that love may not be enough to overcome prejudice, politics, and murder.

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Blank Spaces by Cass Lennox

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fTAQB8

Synopsis

A Toronto Connections novel
Absence is as crucial as presence.
The decision to stop dating has made Vaughn Hargrave’s life infinitely simpler: he has friends, an excellent wardrobe, and a job in the industry he loves. That’s all he really needs, especially since sex isn’t his forte anyway and no one else seems interested in a purely romantic connection. But when a piece is stolen from his art gallery and insurance investigator Jonah Sondern shows up, Vaughn finds himself struggling with that decision.
Jonah wants his men like his coffee: hot, intense, and daily. But Vaughn seems to be the one gay guy in Toronto who doesn’t do hookups, which is all Jonah can offer. No way can Jonah give Vaughn what he really wants, not when Jonah barely understands what love is.
When another painting goes missing, tension ramps up both on and off the clock. Vaughn and Jonah find themselves grappling not just with stolen art, but with their own differences. Because a guy who wants nothing but romance and a guy who wants nothing but sex will never work — right? Not unless they find a way to fill in the spaces between them.
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The Toronto Connections stories can be enjoyed in any order — jump in wherever you'd like!

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Bare by Lynn Kelling

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fAfZBT

Synopsis

Ev Myers was looking for trouble when he signed up to do nude art modeling, but he wasn’t expecting this much trouble. All he’d wanted to do was rebel against the moral limits of his strict religious family and the PR requirements of his father’s senate seat. He saw how much bigger his world could be when Professor Adam Buchanan opened Ev to new passions and new experiences but when Ev's family learned how far he had gone, they decided to resort to kidnapping and brainwashing to save their son from sin and scandal—even if it kills him. (M/M)

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The Prince’s Boy by Cecilia Tan

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fscBeE

Synopsis

Dark erotic magic ensnares a prince and his whipping boy in a world of castle intrigue. THE PRINCE'S BOY tells the story of Kenet, prince of Maldevar, and his whipping boy Jorin, as they fight to save their country—and their love—from evil.
The much-lauded tale of men, lust, and dark magic, now collected into one complete tale! Includes the full text of volumes one and two and two bonus stories.

  • Honorable mention in the Rainbow Awards (for gay fantasy fiction)
  • Honorable mention in the NLA Writing Awards (for BDSM-positive fiction)
    In a fantasy world where the lust of male for male fuels Night Magic, Prince Kenet lives a sheltered life. Isolated from the war that threatens the kingdom, he and his whipping boy Jorin are of age, but still sneak forbidden pleasures in their bed at night. When a dark mage tries to bespell Kenet into sexual submission, the prince and his boy are thrust into the world of intrigue, sex, and war.
    Drawing on complex themes of dominance and submission, the need for secrecy in a world where homosexuality is not accepted, and the intertwining of sex with magic, Tan weaves a complex, sex-filled adventure that is part "Three Musketeers" and part "Claiming of Sleeping Beauty."
    Cecilia Tan is “simply one of the most important writers, editors, and innovators in contemporary American erotic literature,” according to Susie Bright. She is the author of many novels and short stories, editor of dozens of erotic short story anthologies, and the founder of Circlet Press. She was inducted into the Saints and Sinners Hall of Fame for GLBT writers in 2010.
    The Prince's Boy Collection includes Volumes One and Two of The Prince's Boy, telling the complete story of Kenet and Jorin, as well as the bonus stories "Sergetten's Tale" and the all-new, never before seen story "Jorin's New Spell."
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    Beautiful Goodbyes: The Connelly Chronicles by N.J. Nielsen

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2ezDIFH

    Synopsis

    Book two in the The Connelly Chronicles series

    As someone wise once said—Life is like an ice cream cone. When you think you have it licked, it drips all over you.

    When life seems to be running smoothly there has to be a bump, or three, in the road. Ray and Viv realize that while they grow closer in their relationship, their family is falling apart around them, and they can’t seem to do anything to stop the heartache from happening. The only thing they can do is pick up the pieces.

    Ray would love nothing better than to shake the hell out of the adults in the family and tell them all to wake up. The problem is that Ray has his own demons to face. From being swept away by flood waters to his daughter’s unraveling relationship, custody battles and launching a new business that helps abandoned teenagers, Ray loses himself for a while.

    Viv tries desperately to hold the family together. He’s so used to Ray being the strong one that at first he’s clueless how to fix what’s going wrong in their lives. Viv enlists the help of the family to get everyone back on track. Sometimes wisdom comes from where you least expect it, but mostly it comes from the ones who know and love you best.

    With so much going on in their family, will Viv and Ray keep their love alive? Or will their world come crashing down around them?

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    My Cowboy Freedom by Z.A. Maxfield

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fTKl3i

    Synopsis

    The author of My Cowboy Promises and My Cowboy Homecoming returns once again to the Rocking C Ranch...
    After doing time, Skyler is used to fighting for everything he wants, and what he wants most is a job at the Rocking C. But Sky's boss Sterling Chandler is a vocal homophobe and his men don’t necessarily trust an ex-con. Sky plans to mind his own business and put his past behind him; hopefully, the men he works with will do the same. That doesn’t mean he wouldn’t like a friend—especially one like shy giant Rock Evans.
    But Rock has health problems, which come with expensive bills, and a hyper-protective family that won’t hesitate to intervene if Sky gets too close. He can either fall in line with his family’s beliefs, or lose what little independence he has. Both Rock and Skyler are about to learn that there’s more than one kind of prison in My Cowboy Freedom…
    INCLUDES A PREVIEW OF THE NEXT NOVELS BY Z. A. MAXFIELD!

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    Nobody’s Home by Dev Bentham

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fSFFg7

    Available on Kindle Unlimited

    Synopsis

    Second chances can appear where you least expect them.
    An artist: You can’t go home again—that was Nick’s motto for the past twenty years. He was a teenager when he left his abusive, mentally ill father back in Lacland, a small town in the northwoods of Wisconsin.
    Nick’s made a successful life for himself in New York. Then comes the call—his estranged father has killed himself. Nick flies home to a house crumbling from years of neglect, and one very fat bulldog.
    And a veterinarian: Jonas doesn’t love his job enforcing university research protocol. His passion is working with dogs, especially volunteering for his boyfriend’s behavioral studies projects. But when he discovers his so-called "life partner" is messing around, he leaps at a job offer in a small town miles away.
    In spite of the grief swirling around Nick and Jonas, their first meeting is electric. But Nick will be in town for only a short time and Jonas is still stinging from the betrayal. The men try to keep their distance, but that’s easier said than done, especially in a small town where misery and hope share the same address.
    This poignant story about two mature gay men will warm the hearts of readers who believe happy endings are within anyone's grasp.
    This is an author’s version of the story, originally released in 2013 from Amber Allure

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    Snow & Secrets (Sanford Creek #1) by RJ Scott writing as Rozenn Scott

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2faQXsq

    Synopsis

    First comes trust, then love… then the fight to stay alive.
    Stanford Creek, Book 3 (This book may be read as a standalone.)
    Pop star Tyler Hart is desperate for peace after a humiliating public scandal. It seems like Stanford Creek may well be the place to lay low. After all, it worked for his friends and former bandmates, Cody and Danny. He borrows a cabin and settles in for a quiet Christmas…well, not quite.
    Garrett Campbell is on the run. Wounded in the line of duty, he escapes to the only place he feels safe, Stanford Creek and his brother’s cabin. Only he doesn’t realize he’ll have a roommate, and a sexy one at that.
    Amid snow falls and winter winds, passion burns bright. When danger threatens to follow Garrett, he has to decide whether to run again before his secrets could kill him and the man of his dreams.

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    The Zozobra Incident (BJ Vinson Mystery #1) by Don Travis

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2eUCz6z

    Synopsis

    2nd Edition
    A BJ Vinson Mystery
    B. J. Vinson is a former Marine and ex-Albuquerque PD detective turned confidential investigator. Against his better judgment, BJ agrees to find the gay gigolo who was responsible for his breakup with prominent Albuquerque lawyer Del Dahlman and recover some racy photographs from the handsome bastard. The assignment should be fast and simple.
    But it quickly becomes clear the hustler isn’t the one making the anonymous demands, and things turn deadly with a high-profile murder at the burning of Zozobra on the first night of the Santa Fe Fiesta. BJ’s search takes him through virtually every stratum of Albuquerque and Santa Fe society, both straight and gay. Before it is over, BJ is uncertain whether Paul Barton, the young man quickly insinuating himself in BJ’s life, is friend or foe. But he knows he’s stepped into something much more serious than a modest blackmail scheme. With Paul and BJ next on the killer’s list, BJ must find a way to put a stop to the death threats once and for all.
    First Edition published as The Zozobra Incident & The Bisti Business by Martin Brown Publishers, LLC, 2012.

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    Healing Touch by Missy Welsh

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fDKE3O

    Synopsis

    A routine mission from the Moon Colony to Earth ends in the five-man crew of the Swallowtail being transported to the other side of the galaxy. Met with hostility, captured, and tortured simply for being Human, the three survivors hold little hope for their futures.
    Captain Noah O'Keefe has lost his ship and his crew to alien forces he didn't even know existed until a few hours ago. Chemically blinded and helpless, he can only rely on the kindness of strangers to escape a dungeon and try to recover what he's lost.
    Vivek Korraay has the fate of the universe in his hands, but around every corner is another crisis...or a blue-eyed Human whose needs he cannot ignore. Spying has lost its appeal and Vivek longs for a simpler life and someone to share it with.
    Can Noah and Vivek survive pursuit on land and in space long enough to prevent a war?
    And, if they do, might a true and binding love be their reward?

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    Road to Love (Triple R #4) by Jules Dixon

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2eOLz29

    Synopsis

    Playboy Oliver Aston never hid who he is from anyone, and he finds it hard to understand when someone does just that. Betrothed at birth to the local town sweetheart, cowboy Holt Jamison spent his life believing that revealing his true self would disappoint his family, but after finding his heart’s other half, that justification is getting harder and harder to stand by.
    After a heated lovers quarrel in the desert, Oliver is sent back to the States alone and wondering if he’s not one who’s meant for love. When Holt leaves the military and moves far from his Alabama home to Oliver’s hometown, is it a second chance the two hearts deserve? Or will a woman from the past come knocking to stake a claim on one of them?

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    Extraction by Lex Valentine

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2g4WCSc

    Synopsis

    Two soldiers, former lovers, each think they are saving the other from a South American drug cartel, all the while rehashing their broken relationship.
    Green Beret Shane Cullen has been undercover for the DEA with a South American drug cartel. Eighteen months into his assignment, and unbeknownst to Shane, the cartel's number two man is captured by the U.S. Marshals and starts to talk. Shane's mission becomes endangered. His Special Forces commander calls in a favor and pulls in Shane's former lover and teammate Elliott Hutchens for an extraction.
    Elliott hasn't seen Shane in almost two years, since his lover walked out on him. But Shane's in trouble and doesn't know it, so Elliott can't refuse the mission. Getting himself captured by the cartel in order to force Shane to rescue him is the easy part. The hard part comes when Shane discovers he's the real extraction, not Elliott. Shane's bad temper ended their relationship once before. Will it get in the way again or can these two soldiers work through their issues and find their way to a happy ever after?

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    Why I love Geeks by T.A. Chase

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fDVhU2

    Synopsis

    2nd Edition
    A Why I Love.... Novel
    New York City Homicide Detective Chuck Davidson is a guy’s guy. He likes sports, beer, and classic cars—fancy gadgets, not so much. When yet another high-tech phone goes on the fritz, he knows he needs help, and he meets a man who loves technology as much as he hates it—cute but awkward biochemist Herbert Pommerset.
    Herb’s never been with a man—not even on a date. He hides behind his research, daydreaming about what it might be like to find someone special. A malfunctioning phone causes his path to cross with a sexy older detective, and Herb wishes he’d spent less time studying science and more learning how to flirt, because he can think of some experiments he’d like to conduct with Chuck. None of his considerable intelligence is helping him express his desires to the other man.
    Just when it seems they might overcome their differences, Herb’s research puts him in danger. He’s made a discovery that could cost him his life, and Chuck must use his very different talents to rescue the geek he’s coming to love.
    First Edition published by Amber Quill Press/Amber Allure, 2011.

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    Daniel (Council Enforcers #1) by Catherine Lievens

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fcuoGa

    Synopsis

    Daniel knew going to look for shifters with his best friend Anthony wasn’t a good idea, but he never expected it to end like it did. 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?

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    The Playmaker by Andrew Grey

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fp87CT

    Synopsis

    Professional football player Hunter Davis is learning that saying he’s gay is very different from actively being in a relationship with another man—especially in the eyes of his teammates and fans. So when Hunter needs a personal assistant to keep him organized, he asks for a woman in order to prevent tongues from wagging.
    Montgomery Willis badly needs to find work before he loses everything. There’s just one position at the agency where he applies, but the problem is, he’s not a woman. And he knows nothing about football. Still, Hunter gives him a chance, but only because Monty’s desperate.
    Monty soon proves his worth by saving Hunter’s bacon on an important promotional shoot, and Hunter realizes he might have someone special working for him—in more ways than one. Monty’s feelings come to the surface during an outing in the park when Hunter decides to teach Monty a bit about the game, and pictures surface of them in some questionable positions. Hunter is reminded that knowing he’s gay and seeing evidence in the papers are two very different things for the other players, and he might have to choose between two loves: football and Monty.

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    Three Dates of Christmas by KC Burn

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fywKA3

    Synopsis

    Dean Murphy hates Christmas a little more each year. His job as a pharmacy manager requires him to festoon his store with seasonal cheer, but his distaste for the lurid commercialism is only topped by his irritation with the syrupy sentimentalism. Being alone sucks, but he’s managed just fine without friends or family for years; why should December 25 be any different?
    When the tattooed Tony Delvecchio walks into his store, Dean hopes that maybe Tony’s different. Maybe Tony’s the man who won’t be driven away by Dean’s Scrooge-like tendencies. But Tony loves the holiday season, and he challenges Dean to three dates. Three dates to change his mind about Christmas.
    Despite knowing it will all end badly, Dean does the unthinkable. He agrees.

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    Ice man: Blood Slaves #1 by Kyann Waters

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fXFqNf

    Synopsis

    Feeding and sex go hand in hand when you’re a blood slave to a vampire. It’s like a drug and Rowan is hooked. With the vampire Theron, Rowan has never wanted for more than his next fix. Until he meets Brett. Brett is hot, the sex is incredible and he’s human.
    Brett is looking for kinky sex when he goes to The Catacombs, an exclusive fetish club for men. Flair bartender Rowan, also known as Ice Man, is sexy and mysterious. Brett isn’t ready to complicate his life with a lover outside The Catacombs and Rowan isn’t interested in club-scene sex but coming together and giving in never felt so good.
    Rowan’s dark secret could destroy everything. He must never allow Brett to learn of his symbiotic relationship with the vampire. He has to choose -- tell Brett the truth or remain a blood slave. He can only hope that Brett will trust in love enough to forgive him.

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    Andre in Flight by Laura Lascarso

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fYZkeo

    Synopsis

    When up-and-coming Miami painter Martin Fonseca encounters youthful pretty boy Andre Bellamy washing dishes in the kitchen of La Candela, he swears he’s known him before, intimately. But Andre only arrived in Miami weeks ago, after running away from small-town Alabama and his abusive father. When Martin discovers Andre trading sexual favors for a place to stay, he offers him a room in his studio apartment. As roommates only.
    What starts as a playful friendship turns into something more as Andre begins posing for Martin, whose true passion is painting fantastical portraits. Martin’s obsession with Andre grows until they are sharing more than just flirtatious conversation. But when an eccentric art collector buys one of Martin’s paintings, Martin’s past jealousies resurface and threaten to destroy what he and Andre have so lovingly built.

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    Heart on the Run by Skot Harris

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fXJ1e7

    Available on Kindle Unlimited

    Synopsis

    When Eric Anderson photographs a wannabe rock star for his college portfolio, the black and white pictures awaken a shocking life of colour inside him. The whirlwind intensifies once their newfound friendship explodes into something much more serious with a drunken kiss...and when the photographs capture the eye of a wealthy photographer who offers him the chance of a lifetime.
    Now Eric must choose between a life beside his long-term boyfriend or following his own dreams. Changing course to find the right path, even if it breaks his racing heart, will be the hardest decision of all...

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    The Painted Crown (Unbreakable Soldiers #2) by Megan Derr

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fXLsNL

    Synopsis

    Prince Istari has spent his life reviled: his parents wish he had never been born, the royal court of Belemere avoids him for fear of angering the king, and everyone else is kept away by his notorious reputation as a deadly sharpshooter. Now a hostage of peace in Tallideth, he is subjected to their hatred as well—even that of Regent Vellem, who once considered him a comrade in arms.
    Unexpected solace comes in the form of Lord Teverem, a sad, quiet lord who assumed the title when his brother was killed in the explosion for which Istari's father is to blame. He is kind and sweet and a sorely needed bright spot in Istari's life—until Istari meets his family and learns of a dangerous family secret with unexpected ties to Istari's past, a secret that could drag Tallideth and Belemere right back into war...

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    The Dom of Peculiar Places (Sons of Outlaws #2) by James Cox

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fXGa4H

    Synopsis

    Twenty years after the Outlaw MC series, their children may not know the cost of war but they will know terror when Mars starts to reject humanity.
    Roark is Mayhem’s son, and he's earned his place in the club. He’s a Dominant that has a constant eye on the new prospect, Henry. Roark is horny, so he's looking forward to dominating the prospect. It all goes to hell when the quake rocks Mars and they’re trapped underground—and overhear a plot to kill an MC member.
    Get the lube, bring the blindfold, and don’t forget the restraints. Roark doesn’t play, he takes control. And when Roark finally gets Henry under him, not even a dying planet will stop him from finding his sticky, happy ending.

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    A Protectors Family Christmas (The Protectors #5.5) by Sloane Kennedy

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/2fyyAkj

    Available on Kindle Unlimited

    Synopsis

    It's the holidays for a group of very special men who've managed to become a family in the last year and while all the guys are coming together to celebrate Hawke and Tate's upcoming wedding, a few of them have big plans of their own...

    A change of plans...
    Newlyweds Ronan and Seth are settling into married life as Ronan considers his return to medicine and Seth starts dreaming of a future that may include the pitter patter of little feet a lot sooner rather than later.

    Building a future...

    Knee deep in wedding preparations, Hawke and Tate are celebrating something even more important - Matty's final round of chemotherapy treatment. As they anxiously await confirmation that their son is finally in remission, both men strive to give their little boy a normal life including a new house, playdates with Matty's new best friend, Leo, and a new support system of men and women who are starting to seem a lot like family.
    An important question to ask...
    Meanwhile, Mav is looking to make things official with Eli despite the young man's busy schedule with medical school. But before he can ask the man of his dreams that very important question, he has to get past Eli's family first, including a posse of two overprotective fathers, several intrusive uncles and a little girl who just wants to brush Mav's hair!
    Figuring it all out...
    With Memphis, Brennan and Tristan settling into their newfound relationship and our favorite threesome from New York visiting for the wedding, there are plenty of chances for old friends to connect and new bonds to be formed.
    The best kind of chaos...
    And of course, what wedding wouldn't be complete without a little drama including some white hot sexual tension between a not so old grandfather and a certain cocky bodyguard? Add in some more Barrettis, a couple of precocious kids, several dogs, one spoiled cat and a gaggle of new, hot alpha men and you've got the perfect storm for a holiday that only the Protectors could pull off!
    *Includes a special bonus scene at the end of the book!
    **NOTE: THIS IS NOT A STANDALONE STORY - It features previous characters from all of the "Protectors" series books.***

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    44 comments:

    1. Daring Fate by Megan Erickson

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    2. My Cowboy Freedom by Z.A. Maxfield

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    3. Awesome thanks for chance
      The Playmaker!

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    4. So many great books to choose from. I'd love either The Prince's Boy - which I've heard very little of other than on here, My Cowboy Freedom (a series I love), or The Recluse by Edward Kendrick - another new author for me.
      Some great choices - as always!
      I've also read Daring Fate and it was ruddy fantastic! Great twist on shifters and love the Zombie Weres! Can't wait for the next book! :D
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      Elizabeth Marshall (e.marshall@)

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    5. So many good books to choose from! For me, it would have to be either -
      Angels Fall by N.S. Beranek, Their Precious Own by Lia Black or The Prince’s Boy by Cecilia Tan. There's too many good ones!

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    6. A Family for Christmas by Jay Northcote. I'm a sucker for a happy ending!

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    7. Freckles by Amy Lane

      Phoenix0551(at)gmail dot com

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    8. The Prince's Boy Collection. I haven't read a book by this author yet.

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    9. My Cowboy Freedom

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    10. My choice would be bare by Lynn Kelling. Thanks!

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    11. So many good books again this week. I would go for Freckles by Amy Lane.
      Tankie44 at gmail dot com

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    12. Daniel or Freckles appeal to me this week.

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    13. There are about 10 books I want on this list but I think I'd go for bare

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    14. I just added a bunch of these to my wish list. It's a toss-up between Trust and Control, Bare, The Playmaker, Daring Fate and Heart & Soul.

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    15. Healing Touch by Missy Welsh sounds good. A lot of the others are already bought or on the tbb lis.

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    16. A CHRISTMAS KISS by Annabelle Jacobs

      --Trix

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    17. Freckles was cute. Scored 4.1 out of 5.0
      There were SO many good looking books this week, but the Top 3 on my list would have to be:
      BARE ~> by Lynn Kelling
      ROAD TO LOVE ~> Jules Dixon
      THREE DATES OF CHRISTMAS ~> Kc Burn

      Thank you for the chance, and the list. I've added several new books to my wish list !!

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    18. my pick this time is 51vxjjMph8L_thumb

      Nobody’s Home by Dev Bentham

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    19. My first choice would be to read Freckles by Amy Lane but truly there aren't many books this week that I wouldn't want to read.

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    20. I'd love a chance to read Blank Spaces by Cass Lennox. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    21. A Family for Christmas by Jay Northcote would be wonderful, thank you!

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    22. Master Cleary's Boys

      Anne

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    23. A Family for Christmas or A Christmas Kiss as I do love a Christmas story!

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    24. I've already purchased 'Bare' and 'Freckles' so I'd like 'Andre in Flight' by Laura Lascarso. I love the synopsis and haven't read any of her work.

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    25. Both Bare and Adrift look really good.

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    26. The Prince’s Boy by Cecilia Tan

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    27. Thanks for all the good choices. Tough to choose, but I'm leaning toward The Zozobra Incident.
      Purple Reader - TheWrote [at] aol [dot] com

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    28. I'd love a copy of Bare by Lynn Kelling. Thank you for the release list! I've added quite a few to my wishlist!

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    29. Beautiful Goodbyes: The Connelly Chronicles by N.J. Nielsen would be my choice. I read book one nad loved it.

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    30. I would love to read The Prince’s Boy by Cecilia Tan!

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    31. Daring Fate was fantastic. I would choose Blank Spaces or The Painted Crown. Thanks for the chance!

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    32. The Playmaker by Andrew Grey. Dang it, so many good ones, hard decisions! Thanks!
      taina1959 @ yahoo.com

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    33. My Cowboy Freedom by Z.A. Maxfield

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    34. A Family for Christmas by Jay Northcote

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    35. The Painted Crown or Daring Fate

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    36. bare by Lynn Kelling, please!

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    37. The Playmaker by Andrew Grey

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