EBOOK SPOTLIGHT: Out of the Frying Pan (Love in Flames Book 1) by Elouise East
Can a tentative friendship wipe away years of loneliness?
When Dean was unwittingly outed as gay at his previous fire station, things became uncomfortable. When he heard rumours of a station welcoming everyone, he jumped at the chance of a transfer. The trouble with moving was that he didn’t know anyone, and he refused to become a pest by accepting daily invites from his Chief. Finding Nourris Moi was a stroke of luck and became his haven.
Oliver’s dream of owning his own restaurant had come true, and he was turning a profit. Nourris Moi was his life, and he had no time for anything else. Until a certain firefighter became a firm fixture at one of his tables. The quiet newcomer caught his attention despite his focus on his business.
Can Oliver and Dean find a balance between their career needs and what their hearts are crying out for?
AUDIOBOOK SPOTLIGHT & EBOOK SALE: Touch & Go (The Midwest Series Book 3) by Brigham Vaughn. Narrated by James Edward Jones. [9h15m]
A cocky minor league pitcher and a laid-back physical therapist … a dream team or a disaster?
Micah Warner is an asshole. Everyone knows it, hell, he knows it, but he’s focused on getting to the big leagues and earning the kind of paychecks that’ll help him take care of his struggling family. He can’t afford to get outed.
Justin Lamb is a romantic. Everyone loves him but his job with the Cougars leaves a trail of heartbreak in his wake. Getting involved with a player is risky but he makes an exception for the new hot-shot pitcher.
Their hooking up quickly develops into real feelings but when Micah’s catastrophic shoulder injury threatens their careers and relationship, they have one choice to make.
Love or baseball?
Manners & Mannerisms by Tanya Chris
Everyone in Highley eagerly anticipates the arrival of Reginald Abernathy, the new master of Albon Manor. Everyone, that is, except Lord William Bascomb. William knows he’ll be expected to woo Reginald’s sister, and he can’t summon the interest for it. But when the Abernathys arrive at last, William discovers he’s interested after all—in Reginald. Reginald is the most handsome, most dashing, most intriguing man he’s ever known. Better yet, he seems to share William’s preference for men.
Against a backdrop of elegant balls and frolicking picnics, William and Reginald enjoy furtive moments of ecstasy until a scandal erupts, forcing William to choose between Reginald and the only life he’s ever known.
See how many matches Aunt Harriet can make in this low-angst, warm and fuzzy Jane Austen-inspired M/M Regency romance.
Manners and Mannerisms is also available on audio. Narrated by Joel Leslie. Audible: Regular $19.95 or Members: $13.96; $7.49 w/Whispersync.
It’s Still Just Us: (Sequel to It’s Just Us) by R. Phoenix & Chris McHart
Being with Carter has given Micah freedom and care he never experienced before. He’s blossomed, feeling finally like himself, be it in lace, makeup, or onesies. His daddy is with him every step of the way, making sure he feels loved. Together, they explore even more in the world of age play.
Carter never thought he’d find another boy to care for, but then he met Micah. Despite their age gap of nearly twenty years, Micah is the one he wants to spend his life with. It’s time to embrace his future with his partner, care for him and pamper him because that’s what a daddy does: spoil and cherish his baby boy. And if it involves making more permanent commitments? Maybe it’s time to take the leap.
Ruling It All: Bear Essentials Book Two by DG Carothers
Welcome to Bear Essentials, where we strive to make your inner beauty shine bright.
Mel Carter is perfectly content with their life. A chance encounter and a size fifteen foot in their mouth later, content is no longer acceptable.
Elias Garcia slammed into Mel’s life with a carefree giggle. There was only one thing for a Dommy with a penchant for strict rules like Mel to do, assess their life and take the leap, okay two things.
Join Bear Essentials’ front-end manager as they discover just how special the full-time genius, part-time free spirit, Elias aka Blu, really is.
Ruling It All is an M-NB sweet and fluffy romance with BDSM concepts, an age gap, pets who are “silent” characters, and an AI that will cause more than a little mishap.
Rough Cut (Bearland Tales Book 1) by Kendall Morgan
Football players can be gay, too.
Chris Hodak, a former college football defensive lineman, never came out. He didn’t think big, burly football players could be gay, but he also never got over his crush on Rohan Moore, a hunky teammate with whom he had a fumbling make out session one night after a game.
Twenty years after that fateful night, Chris, who is now in his 40s, again meets Rohan, an out and proud big, gay hairy bear who owns a barber shop catering to bears. Rohan is still beautiful but isn’t interested in Chris because he hates closet cases. For Chris that spark is still there, and it gets even stronger when he sits in Rohan’s chair for a shave and a haircut.
In order to get Rohan back, Chris must be braver and tougher than he ever was on any football field.
New Men: Bonds of Brotherhood: A Romantic Journey of Self-Discovery Inspired by True Stories by Mario Dell’Olio
Wonderment, homesickness, and adventure transform into the need for human touch and comfort. Anthony falls in love with Kevin leading to a passionate affair that can only endure in secret. Fearing the consequences of being discovered, they cling to each other and their newfound love.
Three passionate young men travel to Rome eager to begin an exciting new chapter of their lives. International studies amid ancient ruins and romantic fountains expose them to an extraordinary new world.
Can these clandestine love affairs survive the foolishness of youth? Will their newly discovered passions win out over their ambitions?
Journey with the New Men as their Bonds of Brotherhood are tested by passion, prejudice, and ambition.
The Complexities of Love: Will Mark find the love he’s seeking? by MA Quigley
“The discussions of family bonds, complex sibling relationships, finding a place to belong, and the reveal of Mark’s family history are intriguing and messily realistic” —Kirkus Reviews
The Complexities of Love is about an Australian teen who learns about life, hidden love, and family secrets.
Mark knows he’s different from the other boys, hiding his attraction for his best friend. When Mark tries to discover the truth behind his best friend’s absence, upsetting family secrets come to light.
All he yearns for is for Dave to return his love, but will that happen, or will he find someone else? What secrets will Mark uncover?
“It’s one of the most gut wrenching stories I’ve read, and I can’t express just how much I love it.” — Starred Review 5/5
Daddy In Training (Playful Fantasy) by Lily Lamb
An interesting twist on a kinky Daddy story, with the addition of a magical, paranormal element, which makes it into a Daddy fairy tale!
$ 2.99 on Amazon and available with KU
Pick Me (Sunday Brothers Book 1) by May Archer
Pick Me is a standalone grumpy/sunshine, age gap MM rom com that features a pair of gorgeous, snarky heroes, a cast of quirky side characters, a pack of bovine thugs, more apples than you thought you needed, banter for days, and proof that love will find you, even in small-town Vermont.
The Color of Need (A Taste of Ink Book 6) by Daniel May
After longterm boyfriend Zee’s clumsy proposal, Trinket doesn’t have time to even consider his answer before life throws him another curveball. Bad boy side piece Mini suddenly rematerializes – and he’s not in a good place. Life leaves him at the mercy of not just Trinket, but the boyfriend he’s been cucking. Trinket can’t bring himself to leave Mini in a dangerous limbo, and in helping him, must bring the two of his men face to face for the first time… and he couldn’t be more surprised by the result.
The Color of Need is the sixth book in the Taste of Ink series. It contains cheaty, kinky sex, and potential triggers. It does not end with a HEA/HFN but leads directly into part seven.
Chainmail and Velvet: The Complete Duology by Sionnach Wintergreen
How can they get together with a monster in their way?
The warrior-priest. Gossamer wants true love. But his faery godmonster, a gigantic, winged, two-headed beast named Puff-puff, is determined to keep him “safe”–even from a broken heart.
The necromancer. Pox is a sexy fugitive. An exiled aristocrat, his ego is as big as a dragon’s maw. He has no time for love. Still, that brawny Gossamer might make a fine manservant….
Content warning: graphic, sexually explicit scenes
(It also contains crude humor, a love story, and a big scary monster.)
Gideon: Chosen Champions Book Two by Macy Blake
Gideon is a centuries-old vampire warrior with a broken heart…
Which is why he’s vowed never to risk it again. Instead, he’s channeled his passion and his legendary self-control into becoming a skilled protector. He’s doing just fine without love, thank you very much… at least until his incubus ex reappears in his life.
Taj is an incubus without a home…
And that is every bit as unpleasant as it sounds. Banished to the human realm, Taj is learning the hard way that survival is for the fittest and, um… he’s not as fit as he thought he was.
But although the fire between Gideon and Taj burns hotter than ever, they’ll need to break through the wall of secrets that divides them if they want a chance to set things right and a second chance at building a future… together.
Blood in the Water: A Supernatural Romance by Kate Hawthorne and EM Denning
A Mer prince on the run from an arranged marriage and a melancholic vampire don’t have much in common, but fate doesn’t care about that kind of thing.
Chad is immortal (a vampire with a neck fetish), but Adrian has (an obsession with astronomy) less than a week before he has to return to the sea. Together, they throw caution to the wind and dive headfirst into bed…and love. Even though they’re running on borrowed time, Adrian and Chad decide—for the first time—to live for themselves, not anyone else. But Adrian can’t stay on land forever, and Chad can’t follow him into the sea.
Adrian has fallen in love with the vampire who gave him the stars, and Chad with the Mer who taught him how to live. They’re both about to learn hearts are wild things, even if they’re not beating.
Wrath: An Enemies to Lovers MM Sports Romance Standalone by Ella James
From USA Today Bestseller Ella James comes an addictive, enemies-to-lovers MM romance that readers are calling one of the best love stories of the year.
It’s true, I’m keeping secrets.
But I just found out one of his…
My new stepbrother is insufferable.
You’d think it wouldn’t matter since I won’t be here for long, but this guy gets under my skin like no one ever has. All-American, baby-faced, blue-eyed band dork and star soccer player. Everything about him is the picture of perfection—unlike me.
Having him around is a damn plague. But I can fight back.
I found out a little secret about Mr. Perfect. He plays for the “other” team. That ball bat he’s got stuffed into his gray sweatpants—it swings “that” way. The best part about this twisted game is when I find out it gets hard for me.
712 pages; two-in-one book.