SPOTLIGHT!! Mistletoe Mishap by Siri Caldwell
It seems like a simple challenge: who can make the other person take the Lord’s name in vain the loudest and the most often with the least clothes on before Christmas.
With only twelve days to prove that all those years together do not mean she’s forgotten how to goad the love of her life into unbuttoning her own blouse, Kendra has no time to waste. If only Viv played fair…
Will mental arithmetic, a little too much coffee, and mistletoe threaded through belt loops help two science professors laugh and love their way through the holidays?
Masked Heart by Calli Hall
Benedict, Duke of Lexerton, faces a problem. After his brother’s sudden passing, he is confronted with the necessity to find a spouse.
Trying to fulfill his obligation at the events of high society, he repeatedly encounters a strange woman. Who is this mysterious Madame P. and how is she connected to his brother’s death?
A gay historical thriller about forbidden passions, power and a deadly secret society.
Surfacing by Daniel Stephens
“Surfacing is without a doubt one of the best romances I have read. Mr. Stephens mixes deep emotions with Native American lore to make a love story that is absolutely unforgettable. I know that I will be reading and re-reading Surfacing for many years to come. If you read only one book before the end of 2017, then make it Surfacing by Mr. Stephens; it is a phenomenal love story.”Regina
Reviewer for Coffee Time Romance
“SURFACING is the engrossing story of a young man, hurt beyond belief and grieving, lost to his world but desperately trying to reconnect. So he returns to his roots, to the cabin where he spent the summers with his grandparents, hoping to find some solace. What he finds is a family–a group of people where many of them remember him from his youth and maybe even help him find love again. The descriptions in this book are second to none–whether it is the characters, the wolf, or even the cabin. This is a poignant story that I thoroughly enjoyed, and would highly recommend to all.Merissa, Reviewer for The Romance Reviews
The Story:Used to luxurious, high-profile city life, Chris’s world is shattered when tragedy takes his husband and young son. Seeking a life free from pain, Chris returns to his grandfather’s cabin on the shores of Wolf Thorn Lake, Maine.
When Chris meets Jake, the earthy young man who resides across the lake, Chris faces his most challenging decision yet. Does he continue his life alone, or does he risk his heart and the potential of love he sees illuminated in Jake’s warm eyes?
A young man running from pain, a rural free spirit with the ability to heal, and a wolf who haunts the shore-line of Wolf Thorn Lake illustrate the endurance of the human heart, the capacity to learn how to love again, and the heart’s ability to restore even the most wounded of men.
You’ve Been Knotty by Kellan Larkin
“I wouldn’t have left if not for your scroogely ways.”
Six months ago, spirited wolf-shifter Jake Marley walked out on his business partner and lover, Eben, vowing he’d never return. But everything changes when his pack turns on him, and the only person who can protect him is his former mate. Jake can’t afford to let his pride get the best of him, since it’s not only his life that’s in danger—the life of his unborn child is at stake too.
“Dragons guard their treasure with their life, and I’ve found mine.”
Eben Meiser only drove Jake away to prevent him from learning the truth—that Eben is a dragon-shifter, feared and shunned by society. Now Eben is preparing to spend Christmas alone when Jake comes hurtling back into his life, along with the surprise that he’s carrying Eben’s baby. Eben fights to protect their future, but will he and Jake be able to rekindle their past?
This Christmas novella is a sexy mpreg twist on the classic Christmas Carol. It contains a May/December romance with no cheating and a happily ever after.
Silent Strength by M.A. Innes
Eric knows what he needs…he just doesn’t think anyone else will want it too.
He’s finally reached his breaking point. There’s only so many times he can put himself out there and get shot down. After a disastrous first date at a BDSM club, Eric is ready to walk away and push his desires to the furthest reaches of his mind—but then up walks Marcus. But just because the sexy older man is looking for a submissive doesn’t mean he’s looking to be someone’s daddy.
Marcus knows what he wants, and he’s spent months getting everything perfect for his boy…now he just needs to find him.
When Marcus sees Eric at Bound & Controlled, he’s immediately drawn to the sweet submissive who’s desperately trying to hide his devastation. Marcus steps in when he sees the sub’s evening going wrong, but he’s not sure what the shy submissive is looking for. Just because he wants the boy to need a daddy doesn’t mean he’s going to get what he hopes for.
As they discover their mutual desires, Marcus is sure that Eric has the strength to go after what he yearns for; he just needs his daddy’s help and love to see it.
Story Contains: M/m Sexual Content, mild BDSM, Age Play, Mild ABDL
Heal by Piper Scott
From the ashes of his past rises an alpha ready to take what he wants.
Professional Dom Cedric Langston isn’t afraid to bring an omega to his knees, but he’s vowed to never let one into his heart. After a tragic event five years prior almost destroyed him, he can’t risk getting hurt again. With a prestigious career shift on the horizon, it’s safer to lose himself in work than to open himself up—
—until he runs headfirst into an omega who makes him never want to hide away again.
Twisted by cruel subservience at a young age, an omega exists ready to please.
Gabriel Lowe is free from the horrors of his past, but his heart refuses to move on. He’s lost his purpose, his place in life, and the man he thought would give him a family. The world is a harsh place for a broken omega, and when his rehabilitation therapy fails and he returns to the only family he has left, it gets harsher.
He’s told he will be entrusted to an alpha—a professional Dom whose kindness and compassion Gabriel can’t understand.
But when what should have been nothing more than a job ignites into blistering desire, Cedric and Gabriel are faced with a choice: cling to the demons of their past, or give in to what they’ve found in each other—a way to heal.
Heal is an 85,000 word BDSM omegaverse novel set following the events of Obey, Beg, and Stay. It features a stunning use for a frying pan, red-hot body piercings you won’t see coming, and two men who overcome almost insurmountable obstacles to make a family.
This novel alludes to sensitive topics some readers may find difficult, including abuse, violence, and human trafficking. However, a happy ending isn’t only promised, it’s guaranteed.
Always Him by Ann Grech
Forgetting them was near impossible, but choosing one was harder.
Declan had kept his secret for so long; its revelation could destroy his family. Being gay wasn’t it. The truth was far worse—he’d fallen for his stepbrother, Ollie.
Returning home for the holidays wasn’t something he did very often, but his mom insisted on it that year. His trip home didn’t turn out as he expected; Declan’s world was flipped on its head by a sexy stranger. Now he was torn, unable to get Batman out of his head and Ollie out of his heart.
Note: this story was originally published in the Tempting Scrooge anthology, but has been substantially revised, reedited and additional content added.
An Ex, A Dog and Winter Wonderlands by Alina Popescu
What could be worse than a breakup right before Christmas? An old flame who broke you barging back into your life…
Vlad has his life together. Great job, great home set in a typical winter wonderland mountain resort, a loving dog, and amazing friends. On top of that, he loves Christmas. All’s jolly until the universe conspires to ruin it for him: breaking up with his flaky boyfriend days before the holidays, his former best friend who broke Vlad’s heart returning home, and enough snow to ruin all of Vlad’s plans.
Vlad knows why Geo came home to Romania: to visit his family for Christmas. He wasn’t supposed to meet Vlad at the airport, or spend a few days at Vlad’s place while his parents are snowed in elsewhere. To protect himself, Vlad does his best to avoid any real connection, but old habits die hard and they find themselves entangled once more.
The last time Geo left him, Vlad almost failed to put the pieces back together. However close they get this time, it won’t change the fact Geo has to return to his life in another country. Is a little holiday romance worth the heartbreak Vlad knows he’ll have to face?
An Ex, a Dog, and Winter Wonderlands is a perfect read for those who love Christmas romances and second chances.
Two Ruined Christmas Eves by Chris McHart
It’s Christmas Eve, and folk music star Jonas is on his way to the most important gig of his career, the Volksmusik Stadl. Well, he would be if heavy snowfall hadn’t stopped him on the highway.
Fritz has to accompany his grandparents to the biggest folk music event in southern Germany, the worst punishment for a metal fan, especially on Christmas Eve.
When these two men meet at the concert after-party, sparks fly. Will this Christmas Eve be something special after all?