EBOOK SPOTLIGHT: Heart2Heart: A Charity Anthology (Collection), Volume 5 by Various Authors
Once upon a time, a bunch of authors wondered… what would happen if Heart2Heart, the dating and community app responsible for bringing together couples from all over the world, encouraged people to do something they’d never done before?
#NeverHaveIEver is trending on H2H, and fourteen authors who’ve never before appeared in a Heart2Heart anthology (and one who’s never left) have come together to show how funny, hot, and heartwarming it can be when H2H app users challenge themselves to do something outside of their comfort zones–from singing in public, to skinny dipping, to getting their first real kiss–while they manage to fall in love along the way.
As always, all proceeds from this anthology will benefit LGBTQ+ charities to ensure that love in all its incarnations will be celebrated and protected every single day of the year!
AUDIOBOOK SPOTLIGHT: Got Me Hoping (Vet Shop Boys Book 1) by Casey Cox. Narrated by John Solo. [6h50m]
Got Me Hoping is book 1 in the hugely popular Vet Shop Boys series. Expect plenty of humor, found family, an adorable golden retriever, a foul-mouthed parrot, and a heartwarming happily ever after!
Books 2 and 3 will be coming to audio in the next few weeks!
Guerra (Vendetta Book 6) by Leigh Kenzie
The ties between us are forged in sin and not even temptation can strike against it. I’ve never wanted a partner in this life. I certainly never planned on having one. But with war striking out, can I take a chance on what my heart is telling me?
I don’t look for what’s coursing in our veins, but what’s splattered on our hands. We share the good and shoulder the bad. There’s a war coming and it’ll be what stains the ground that makes or breaks us. I’ll stand with my master until our time comes, but whose blood will spill this time around?
What happens when vengeance and love come together?
Trigger warnings: Contains graphic violence and other material that may be distressing. It is intended for a mature audience of 18+ Please see inside for more warnings.
This is a continuous series.
The Alien Emissary: An MM Alien Romance (Interspecies Alliances Book 1) by Eryn Ivers
“The metal tentacles tightened around Bryant’s wrists and for the first time in years he finally felt…safe.”
When Bryant breaks into the ship of a powerful Qeshian emissary, he knows he might get caught. But he needs the money to save his daughter, and for her anything is worth the risk.
What Bryant doesn’t know is that Emissary Serihk can see everything that happens on his ship, and he’s got enough flex metal tentacles packed into its every nook and cranny to do something about it.
But when Serihk has Bryant bound and kneeling on the floor, the feelings the human brings out in him are far from vengeful…
The Alien Bodyguard: An MM Alien Romance (Interspecies Alliances Book 2) by Eryn Ivers
Oliver Turner has been given one last chance to regain his rightful position by his father’s side, but he can’t keep his eyes off his klah’eel bodyguard. Oliver wants the man with an intensity that both scares and shocks him, and he’s terrified of letting the desire pass him by after so long.
Captain Mal’ik can’t believe that the yearning, longing scent pouring from the beautiful human man he’s been assigned to protect is for him. Mal’ik has been a soldier for decades and bears the proof of it in his mangled face and metal arm. Surely the prissy, brilliant young man can’t want him.
As Oliver and Mal’ik wrestle with their surprising and unfamiliar feelings, the tense political situation surrounding them explodes into chaos. They will both be forced to make choices they never thought they’d make. Is it even possible for them to choose each other?
Head Rush (A Haven Hart Novel) by Davidson King
All Rush wants is to finish college, live a life as a musician, and love the man of his dreams. The man of his dreams, however, is Simon Manos, nephew of crime boss Christopher Manos. Achieving his dreams has to be done while ducking bullets, trying not to get blown up, and hoping enemies don’t kill him.
Simon loves Rush and wants him to have everything he could ever want…all the things his father denied him. As the heir to the Manos family, he has responsibilities…ones that force Rush and Simon’s dreams to be put on hold.
With a war brewing on the streets of Haven Hart Simon and Rush are forced into hiding and thanks to some powerful friends, bring their enemies to their knees. But with so much that can go wrong, will one of them be forced to make the ultimate sacrifice?
His Heart Knows by Riley Long
People fall in love with their best friends all the time. But for me, the circumstances of this unrequited attraction are even more agonizing.
I am gay.
My best friend, Sawyer, is not.
Since we were fifteen, I’ve harbored this torturous crush. Now, as we both enter our thirties, it seems time to resign myself to the fact that nothing is going to come of it. Ever.
Or so I thought…
One night, a bottle of gin and a little uncharacteristic self-pity were all the inspiration I needed to launch into a ramble about being alone because I’m bad at everything – even kissing. Determined to prove me wrong, Sawyer decided to shut me up with a kiss.
I know he meant for it to be innocent.
Turns out it was anything but.
Forever, Again (Shelby Beach Romance Book 4) by Skylar M Cates
Their lives didn’t turn out as they’d imagined as boys, but they never forgot each other.
Personal trainer Oliver Knox is strong and graceful, dedicated to his clients, and fiercely loyal to friends and family. But the thing he takes pride in the most, his business, is failing.
Single father and entrepreneur Nico Kastellanos knows success is hard-won and tries to give back to those who, like him, have to fight for their dreams. His one regret is how things ended with his childhood best friend. Their friendship and their secret kisses linger in his mind.
When Oliver unwittingly hires Nico’s PR firm to breathe life into his failing gym, their connection rekindles instantly. The chemistry is potent, the memories heart-wrenching. They’re no longer awkward, troubled kids. They are men who know what—and who—they want.
Will Oliver and Nico finally get their long-overdue forever together, or will the ghosts from their past continue to haunt them?
Ashley & Mocha: Cozy Lesbian Romance by Maya Bordeaux
Ashley is a stoic photographer who knows a thing or two about loss and love. Mocha is a sheltered small-town girl turned wedding planner. They form an unlikely friendship over a wild summer of working weddings together.
But when friendship starts to blossom into a steamy, romantic connection Mocha doesn’t know how her small town, her parents, or their clients will handle it. She doesn’t even know how she’s supposed to handle it. What no one in Harper Port knows is that Mocha, golden girl, all-American perfect princess, has only ever liked girls, but she’s never felt safe enough to explore her desires.
What Mocha doesn’t know is that Ashley’s past will make taking a gamble on love difficult.
As the rainy Michigan summer intensifies, so does Mocha’s affection for Ashley, and so does the tension between who she is and who she wants to be.
Mitch & Cian – The Full Story: A New Adult Gay Love Story by Helena Stone
A chance meeting leads to the romance of a lifetime. Can two young men hold tight to their blossoming love?
Including 5 brand-new stories, Mitch & Cian Lessons in Love Box Set is an unforgettable collection of M/M new adult romance. If you like heartfelt confessions, undeniable chemistry, and steamy moments, then you’ll adore Helena Stone’s pulse-pounding saga.
His to Dare by MA Innes
Perry’s never been closeted about his sexuality…but that doesn’t mean he wants to talk about it. There are just some things he shouldn’t have to discuss with family or strangers. But when his need to keep his kinks private and his desire to submit come to a head, he finds himself having to explain his passion for humiliation and submission to the one person he never expected…his brother.
TC’s always thought of Perry as…well, boring. While never a closet case, Perry was always the most vanilla gay guy TC had ever met. Until he wasn’t. When secrets come out, TC is left with curious questions and a drunk Perry who’s much more interesting than TC ever imagined. As sexy secrets are revealed, TC has to figure out if he has the courage to become the man Perry needs him to be…his Dom.
Dark Heart: an M/M Dark Mafia Romance (Darker Daddy Bodyguards Book 1) by Sue Brown
The bodyguard must keep his head in the game and his heart locked up. He may be a Daddy but there’s no way he can take this boy in hand. Not if he wants to remain breathing.
When Leon is assigned to protect Domenico, known as the Prince of Darkness, the spoiled heir to the Acierno family, he knows the assignment’s probably going to end with a bullet to the back of his head.
It’s bad enough that Dom’s father controls the city with an iron fist. But there’s an added complication. The young prince may look like an angel but he’s feisty, out of control, and hunting for a Daddy to put him over his lap.
Domenico may be the boy Leon longs to take to his heart, but the bodyguard can’t afford to get involved. However the Prince of Darkness isn’t used to the word, no.
Places Like Home: An MM Cowboy Romance (Pickleville Book 7) by April Kelley
Running from an ex-lover stalker drives him straight into the arms of the cowboy version of Mr. Charming.
For three years, Dakota Weaver has done nothing but run from a man that wants to hurt him. He changes his name and takes a job as far away from the last place he lived as he could get. The Heaths are great people and he loves his job. It reminds him of the home he left behind. Dakota has looked over his shoulder for far too long, but he’s used to it. What he isn’t used to is charming cowboys. When he meets Jackson Bartlett and the sparks fly, he’s lost. He can run from his feelings or face them head on. Dakota has become very good at running.
Hazing: Episode 1 (The Fuck House on Frat Row) by IM Cockman
Bobby Lane has always wanted to join a fraternity. Not just any fraternity, though. Phi Beta Nu has a reputation. They call it the Fuck House on Frat Row, and Bobby is hoping like hell that the rumors are true…
Daddy’s Rent Boy by Chara Croft
One night can change everything.
I don’t pay for sex. I don’t sleep with men. And I definitely don’t let anyone call me Daddy. But then I find myself in Vegas for my brother’s bachelor party, fresh out of a divorce that was too long coming and finally free to do all sorts of things I’ve never done before.
When I turn down a night of clubbing and decide to stay in, my brother sends a ”party favor” up to my suite instead… one that turns out to be too young, too male, and too goddamn perfect for me to turn away.
So perfect that I just might decide to keep him forever.
His Accidental Shamrock Omega: A Mpreg Omegaverse Romance (Omega Holidays Book 3) by Ava Beringer
I’m pregnant, desperate, and living in a mall with my two children. Will I let my dream alpha be my savior?
Heavily pregnant omega Liam “Lucky” Moriarty isn’t living up to his name. When he’s falsely accused of child abuse, they run from CPS and take up residence in Rosetown Mall. When Lucky meets alpha security guard Kellen Murphy, everything he believes about love gets upended. The problem is, Kellen’s after the mystery mall thief. Can Lucky escape discovery and make Kellen his?
Kellen can’t seem to get what he wants in life; until he stumbles on Lucky. As Kellen tries to convince Lucky to give him a chance, he tracks a thief in the mall. What happens when his protective instincts uncover Lucky’s secrets?
Will Kellen discover Lucky’s the mall resident? Can Kellen win Lucky’s trust and a ready-made family? Can Lucky convince himself he deserves a good thing?
Little Red (Fairy Tales Retold Book 1) by Shelby Rhodes
Follow along and you will see a tale retold in a world filled to the brim with magic.
Ryder, our hero, finds himself burdened with the fates of thousands, in a life where he has so far received very few answers. In order to find the cure to the plague that has overtaken the Kingdom of Solais, he sets off on a quest to seek out his slightly crazy grandmother, in the Yore Forest.
Add in one flirty, handsome werewolf Prince, a sarcastic sorcerer-hating werewolf, some full-blown insanity, and a bit of magic, and Ryder finds his momentous task doubling in difficulty and stress. But all is not what it seems, and sometimes life takes you to places you never wished to stand. In the end, Ryder’s decisions and paths are not choices but destiny. And in said destiny lies insurmountable magic, death, and maybe even love.