Genre: M/M contemporary romance; novel (200 pages)
Description: Professor Jesse Ford feels like a failure in both love and life. He's moved home to live over his mother's garage after his previous relationship ended in heartbreak and a minor academic scandal, derailing his career. Tired and disappointed, he holes up to lick his wounds and concentrate on his next book, determined to avoid anything having to do with love or romance. Jesse starts to change his mind when he meets Templeton, the beautiful and engaging punk rocker working as a short order cook at their small town's popular diner. Templeton, a talented musician, is back in town after escaping from his abusive boyfriend back in Seattle where they had tried to start a band. Encouraged by friends and family, Jesse and Templeton realize they can't fight their mutual attraction. The two men from very different worlds decide they might have a chance, but they find their tentative romance threatened by the many secrets Templeton is keeping, and Jesse's own bruised heart. When Templeton's dangerous ex shows up, both Templeton and Jesse have to decide whether their fledgling relationship can withstand facing the demons of their pasts.
Dreamspinner Press; release date July 21, 2014
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Genre:M/M paranormal/contemporary romance; novel (250 pages)
Description: Guardsmen are always matched in a bonded pair. The Protector can shift into a weredog, and the human partner is his Handler. They are incredibly rare and highly valued, but people also fear them for their mystical abilities. No Protector in living memory has outlived his Handler—until Alex Taylor.
Now a widower, Alex lives a lonely half-life and faces day after day of grief with no hope for happiness in the future. When he unexpectedly bonds with the young and vibrant Handler Marcus Stephanek, Alex is angry and unwilling to leave the memory of his former Handler behind. He pushes Marcus away and tries to distance himself from their bond. But then a mysterious villain who has been secretly shadowing Alex for years sets his plan in motion. Alex and Marcus must learn to trust their bond and love each other, or risk not only their own lives but the lives of those closest to them.
Dreamspinner Press; released May 5, 2014
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Reviews: Prism Book Alliance; Love Bytes; Joyfully Jay; Literary Nymps Review Only; Rainbow Book Reviews; Top 2 Bottom; Multitasking Momma
|Dawn in the Orchard
Genre: M/M contemporary romance; novel (200 pages)
Description: Gary Winston's career as a working jazz musician in Chicago is on the skids when he inherits his Great-Aunt Harriet's pecan farm in North Carolina. Reluctant to return to his roots in the deep South but eager to pull out of all the bad memories of Chicago, Gary packs up his meager belongings and his collection of guitars and heads South. Unsure of what to expect, he doesn't count on meeting the man of his dreams, fiddle player Chuck Everett, who is perfect in every way except for the fact that he is very deeply in the closet in the the small Southern hamlet. Gary doesn't know if the bluegrass music they play together will be enough to overcome their differences.
Released October 28, 2011
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Reviews: MM Good Book Reviews; Tom Webb's review at Goodreads; Reviews by Amos Lassen; GLBT The Romance Reviews; Read Me Right! Reviews
Genre: M/M contemporary romance; novella (84 pages)
Description: Art Nichols leads a successful life based on his years as a skateboarding superstar but he quit competing nearly a decade ago to focus on his business ventures. Lonely and unhappy, he drifts through his life, making appearances at games but refusing to skateboard in public or private. Then he meets up-and-coming event promoter from the mid-West, Jack Martinez. Jack and Art are attracted to each other, but neither man wants it to be a one-night stand, despite the complications of distance and Art's unwillingness to live as an openly gay man. Will true love win the game?
Released December 28, 2011
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Reviews: Man oh Man! Review; Reviews by Jessewave
Genre:M/M fantasy/diesel-punk romance; short novella (11k words); released October 1, 2012
Description: Mark runs a bar in the free territory known as the Margin, outside of the war zones ripping the rest of the world apart. He's not running from anything, least of all the memory of his former lover Duncan, a soldier who left him flat for unknown reasons two years earlier. They had been set to leave the occupied city of Marigolt together in a dangerous run for the Margin, but Duncan stood Mark up at the railroad station with just a short hand written note asking forgiveness. Mark runs his bar apolitically, but that all changes when the revolutionary and underground fighter Dr. Alistair Henri walks into his bar with his consort and bodyguard Duncan St. Quire on his arm. What price will each man pay for Duncan's love? And can Duncan ever be at peace with his own warring allegiances?
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| Mixed Signals
Genre: M/M contemporary romance; (70 pages)
Description: Frank Sheldon is trying (not very hard) to put his life back together several years after his dishonorable discharge from the military for “conduct unbecoming.” The handsome son of a wealthy businessman, Frank is doing his best to avoid his inheritance of money, charm and good looks when he accidentally meets the eccentric video game developer, Benjamin Kaplan. Sparks don’t quite fly; Frank is interested, but unlike most people Frank’s ever met, Benjamin isn’t swayed by his good looks. Or is he?
Release date July 6, 2011
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Reviews: ManOhMan Reviews; Well Read Reviews; Reviews by Jessewave;
Genre: M/M contemporary; short story in the anthology Higher Learning from Dreamspinner Press
Description: Charlie Harper, RhetComp student, has had a crush on the handsome, popular, straight frat boy Lance Milton since they were both undergrads. Lance graduated first, and in the following two years Charlie thought he had recovered from the hopeless crush. He was wrong: when starting graduate studies in Rhetoric and Composition, Charlie runs into Lance again during the teacher's assistant training program, which Lance teaches. Lance remembers Charlie and starts up a friendship that is fueled by a shared love of a local coffeeshop, but does Lance have a hidden motive? Does Charlie? Or are they both too clever for their own good?
Released October 17, 2011
Genre: M/M science fiction/romance; short story in the anthology Cross Bones, from Dreamspinner Press;
Description: Audacity Gunner is the navigator for the fully-AI pirate ship Carthage. They have been together as a team for years, and Gunner leads the humans as they all -- ship and crew -- live double lives as both long-haulers and pirates, always on guard against Colonial Federation military vessels. During a layover at a free-space space port, Carthage's engineer gets arrested by the local dictator, and Gunner is unable to even pay bail. He is accosted by a desperate but handsome, well-heeled man who says he can get the engineer out of the brig in exchange for passage off the space port. Can Gunner trust the mysterious Dr. Sagitarrius Diefenbaker? Or will his passenger help hand them over to the authorities?
Release date, August 15, 2011
Reviews: MM Good Book Reviews
|Behind Wooden Doors
M/F contemporary romance; short story (17 pages)
Decadent Publishing; Released May 20, 2011
Description: Joey and Taylor work at the same company, but not in the same department. On the big day of Joey’s interview for an important promotion, his crush on the admin assistant Taylor is put to the test...