“Will you beat me without knowing why I want it?”
I’m used to rejection by Sadists at this point. No one wants to beat me or skip aftercare; they wanna talk and get all up in my business—where they don’t freaking belong. But I give it one more try when I spot River and Reese Tenley at a kink party. The only thing bigger than them is their reputation as hardcore Sadists. To the memories of grief and why I’m seeking punishment, I ask them to hurt me.
“Sure. It’s your funeral.”
“No one will ever look past these scars.”
Once a popular singer, Griffin lost everything to a fire. Society cast him aside when it became clear he was no longer handsome. Sure that no one will ever see beyond the scars that have ruined half of his body, he turns to desperate measures to find companionship.
“How can I do anything but surrender?”
Kidnapped because of his looks, Ryder is delivered to Griffin to become anything his master wants him to be. He is repeatedly forced to choose between humiliation and worse. Each time he obeys Griffin, a piece of him breaks away. Can he truly refuse when every option is worse than the next?
It’s 1985, but different….
Frank Hope is a troubled high school senior. Being gay in a small Texas town in the eighties is hard enough, but Frank’s also fighting to win back his ex-boyfriend, trying to graduate while hating school, and struggling to care for his sick mom. Despite his cynical nature, he tries to remain, well, hopeful. Everything he desires seems beyond his reach—until a newfound ability promises financial success and prestige. But success always comes with a price. What is Frank willing to sacrifice?
Kasimir is—humans would call Kasimir a demon. Kasimir’s people refer to themselves as the Eternals, who are engaged in a centuries’ long conflict with the mortals from another world. But Kasimir, sensitive and idealistic, can’t hate humans because he has fallen in love with one.
One is a Chicago hoodlum. The other is a young man with an abusive father.
One is not looking for love. The other is lost in a swirl of snow and despair and needs to be found.
Sean is in Harlin to visit a friend and is uncomfortable with the small town vibe. His plan is to head back to Chicago asap, but after he stops a father from beating his son, the young man catches his heart. Should Sean go or should he stay?
Ever since his mom left them, Roddy is overwhelmed by his Dad’s drinking and abuse as he struggles to keep the family shop afloat. When Dad is arrested, Roddy is left on his own.
Will Sean go home? Will Roddy find his way in the snow?
Story includes cameos from Cory and Alex from Hot Chocolate Kisses.
Racing sizzles in Holden’s blood, and he found the perfect partner for his offshore boat team. Josh synched up with Holden like no other. They’re winning races, they’re best friends, and their relationship might be changing into something more romantic.
When drug runners threaten Holden’s brother, can he keep all the pieces together?
Former Navy SEAL, Josh Decker, is quick to trust the Delta Team to help them out, but their involvement could put both Holden and his brother in more danger. Letting Holden participate would risk losing the only thing he’s ever wanted—a real family.
When everything seems darkest, can the Delta Force team jump in and save the day?
Jay knows that starting up a friends-with-benefits relationship with Logan is a mistake. After all, this is the guy who rejected him in high-school. And Jay hasn’t been pining, okay? He’s just…easily invested.
Jay doesn’t need Logan’s approval anymore—he’s happy at his tattoo apprenticeship, with his wild adventures in the city, painting graffiti in the sad and dark places that need it. But…he’s starting to think there’s something up with Logan. A desperation to be touched, like he hasn’t even been hugged in a long time. Like maybe his home life isn’t as happy as it appears.
Jay is used to jumping into things with both feet. He can only hope this doesn’t turn into another broken heart.
Jane always thought she’d live a fairly ordinary life, but then the world broke and changed everything. Now she’s running the local unofficial orphanage. While it wasn’t what she had planned, she wouldn’t trade it for anything. She loves her kids and the life they’ve all built. She’s happy just trying to stay under the radar while keeping them all fed and out of the clutches of the local militia.
Things are going well until her kids surprise her with an unconscious woman on the kitchen table, not even an hour after the militia was in the front yard looking for the same woman. It doesn’t take long for Livy’s bright smile to start chipping away at Jane’s short but sturdy walls. Can Jane let down her guard enough for Livy to slip through? And what will Livy do if she does?
Sometimes it’s not just the house, but also a life that needs renovating.
Alpha Glenn Simpson has lived his life on the go. Now that he has settled down and is working in Rosewood, he starts to see what his life has been missing by never stopping long enough to grow roots. He wants a happy ever after. He settles for buying a house in the hopes of renovating it into so much more.
Omega Taylor Stapleton grew up in Rosewood and he’s ready to make both a name and a living for himself selling properties. Until that happens, he picks up shifts at Café Om where he meets an alpha he wants to be more than just a prospective client.
When Taylor and Glenn meet, the attraction is instant, but can two men at different stages of their life make it more than a one-night fling?
See how it all began in Boston… Fated Mates, Low Angst, Mpreg, and Super Sugary Sweetness!
When a mafia kingpin pays to send you to law school, the real lessons will be taught in his bed. Boss Cold is the kind of man who gets his money’s worth, and Jimmy Poe still has much to learn about all the ways his body can be used and enjoyed. He will spend his nights blushing, begging, and screaming the name of the stern, sexy mob lord to whom every inch of him now belongs.
Some secrets can get you killed, even if you’re already dead.
Valentin Alekseev prays for death while running for his life, hunted for secrets he shouldn’t know exist. Sick and alone, his coven decimated, he’s in such bad shape, he can’t even tell that the man who caught his eyes is a shifter.
For Shawn Dougal, falling for a man, especially a vampire, was never an option. After all, shifters and bloodsuckers don’t mix. They haven’t for centuries, not since the war that nearly whipped out their races. But he can’t deny his attraction for Valentin. Nor can he resist from breaking into a vampire castle to retrieve him when Valentin is kidnapped in search for a powerful artifact.
The Envoy’s Honor (Chronicles of Tournai Book 8) by Antonia Aquilante
Griffen has worked hard to forge a career in diplomacy, but he never expected to use his skills for a problem so personal to him and his family. A delegation from the mysterious kingdom of Ivria has come to Tournai to ensure the secret of their people—the magical Talent allowing them to change into dragons—remains safe. The delegation is concerned with Corentin, an Ivrian Griffen’s brother will soon marry.
The Ivrians want to drag Corentin to Ivria for revealing their secret, but Griffen refuses to let it happen. His determination puts him into contact with Kirill, a negotiator for Ivria. The two clash as they try to negotiate the needs of their people and an unwanted attraction between themselves. When a member of the Ivrian delegation murdered, they must discover who is behind it for the safety of their countries…and a chance to be together.
A shy bachelor, a reformed play boy, and a last minute road trip. A snowstorm and a secluded cabin; will both men get what’s on their Christmas list this year?
Snow closes the road in front of them, and it’s too late for them to turn back.
Will a few nights away from the rest of the world bring these two together; and help their Christmas wishes come true?
The holiday season can’t be over soon enough for John Hall. His ex-boyfriend emptied the bank accounts and ran off with his personal trainer. Is trying to stay afloat worth it anymore?
Chance Allsop made a promise to his dying mother he hopes he doesn’t regret. His trip to visit the Northstar theater seems like a lark until he lays eyes on the handsome theater owner.
With his mother’s spirit at his back Chance fully intends to win John Hall’s heart.
Griffin can’t wait to make a fresh start: new job, new town, new house. He’s even realized the lifelong dream of owning his own home. Except when he arrives, nothing is what he expected, and Griffin’s celebration turns from triumphant to terrible.
Not only is his “cute” bungalow a derelict heap, it needs major remodeling work to be livable. And there’s only one person in town who’s even willing to commit to the project.
The first time David talks to Griffin about his disaster zone of a house, he’d like nothing better than to hang up the phone. But he’s stuck. All his grumpy, misanthropic behavior has gotten him is a whole stack of bad reviews online and no clients.
From the moment they collide over a busted toilet, sparks and snark fly. The only thing that might be hotter than their mutual animosity is their intense chemistry.