EBOOK SPOTLIGHT: The Heart’s Blood Arrow (San Amaro Investigations Book 5) by Kai Butler
An old nemesis is out for blood…
Parker Ferro’s life would be easier if his enemies stayed gone. When the man responsible for the death of Parker’s mother breaks out of prison, Parker finds himself in the crosshairs of the Bureau of Paranormal Threats when he tracks the criminal down.
With succubae going missing, an old god on the loose, and his boyfriend’s mother in town, the last thing Parker has time for is human politics. But with a marriage proposal that he can’t quite figure out and mysteries that keep landing him in hot water with the feds, Parker must keep one step ahead or end up in handcuffs himself.
AUDIOBOOK SPOTLIGHT: Cabin Fever: A Best Friend’s Father M/M Romance by Brigham Vaughn. Narrated by James Edward Jones. [6h26m].
It may be cold outside, but inside, the temperature is rising. When grad student Kevin Taggert goes home with his best friend for Thanksgiving, the last thing he expects is to drool over the guy’s dad. Forty-eight-year-old Drew Freeman would love a relationship, but he never expected to find it with his son’s best friend.
When a last-minute change of plans leaves Drew and Kevin alone in a cabin the week before Christmas, the heat between them is too much to deny. Although they promise it’ll only last the week, every day that passes brings them closer together. When Christmas Day arrives – along with Drew’s son – can they salvage the relationship and the holiday?
M.M. Scrooge: An MM retelling of A Christmas Carol (Monsters & Mayhem) by Lee Colgin
Daniel Jacobs is anxious, drifting, and lonely. His gut tells him he’s overdue for a dose of self care, but the thought of setting foot in a gym gives him hives. Though he craves gentle guidance, what he gets is the heavy hand of the gym’s head trainer and sleaziest playboy, Max Masters.
Accustomed to topping the leader board, among other things, Max sells Daniel on his gold package. After things get steamy in the locker room showers, Max is ready to make like a ghost and vanish, as usual. But this time, he won’t get away with his selfish antics, not if a vengeful past hookup with a powerful uncle has anything to say about it.
Checking It Twice by VL Locey
Sutter Thompson has spent a goodly part of his life living a lie. That lie led him to marry a woman he didn’t love as he should while he struggled to be all that his family wanted him to be.
Now that he and Wattley are both single again, Sutter is hoping he can unlock the final secret he’s been carrying in his heart…he has and always will love Watley.
Can they step out of the friend zone and into a romance, or will Sutter’s heartfelt admission destroy years of brotherly affection?
Christmas Bubble: a standalone age gap MM Christmas romance by Ana Ashley
A Christmas snowstorm. Two opposites that most definitely attract. Only one bed.
When the man of your absolute dreams slams their mouth into yours, there is only one course of action. Yours truly–that’s me–has broken it down into four easy steps for your convenience.
Step one: make sure he really is attached to you. Lips to lips. You’re a clam. Do not let go.
Step two: climb him like a tree.
Step three: thank your past self for all the squats that gave you those thunder thighs.
Step four: enjoy every second of that kiss before said (maybe-not-so-straight) man realizes what he’s doing and has a freakout.
Christmas Bubble is a low angst, standalone, Christmas novel featuring a petite but larger-than-life cheerleader, an older demisexual football coach and a winter cabin by the lake with only one bed.
Tiger Roaring: MM Paranormal Romance (Sanang Book 2) by Arian Williams
A K-pop idol with a tiger spirit within
A wizard in need of a familiar
Their energies meld when they meet
The Week Before Christmas: A M/M holiday novella by Beth Laycock
What better Christmas present is there than finding your fated mate?
’Twas the week before Christmas
And all across Christmas Cove the elves were snowed under.
Preparing presents for Santa’s sleigh
To deliver to children all around the world.
But Dash—Santa’s favourite reindeer—is missing.
In his place, Aubron, the elf responsible for looking after all of Santa’s reindeer, finds a naked man in Dash’s stall.
A stranger he is inexplicably drawn to.
Can Aubron find Dash, and figure out who the mystery man is before Christmas is ruined?
This M/M romance from Beth Laycock features fated mates, a reindeer shifter, an elf definitely not left on the shelf, Santa, the North Pole, lashings of Christmas spirit, and of course a HEA.
Mr. Mustachio Sings Like a Canary (The Mr. Mustachio Murders Book 2) by Dawn MacKinnon
Joan Peabody died from natural causes. All Sam has to do is find her will. But as he tries to figure out what she did with her will, he begins to wonder whether something got done to her. For an elderly lady with a heart condition, Joan had a lot of enemies.
Meanwhile, someone blew up a mailbox downtown, and there’s a reward for fingering the culprit. Investigating Joan’s death is only earning Sam enemies, one of whom is Algernon after Sam spirits Mr. Mustachio away to the vet. Algernon has secrets he’s not ready to spill, but to find Joan Peabody’s will, catch her killer, and save Mr. Mustachio from an unfortunate medical procedure, he’s going to have to start singing.
Right as Raine: An Aster Valley Novel by Lucy Lennox
As the first openly gay professional football player, I can’t afford to make any mistakes, on or off the field. And the absolute biggest mistake I could make right now would be to fall for Mikey Vining, my best friend, employee and, more importantly, Coach’s baby boy. I might fantasize about Mikey at night-—every night—but actually touching him would be a serious personal foul.
And falling for him? That’s completely out of bounds.
Five Night Stand by HL Day
Workaholic Nathan Nicholls hasn’t had the easiest time of late. Still reeling from his publisher’s rejection of his latest book, he seeks refuge in a remote hotel. When he’s propositioned by the sinfully sexy CJ, a man who knows exactly what he wants and isn’t afraid to go for it, why shouldn’t Nathan throw caution to the winds for once and have a bit of fun? After all, he’s leaving the next day.
When an avalanche puts paid to Nathan’s quick exit, he finds himself stuck there for Christmas. Stuck with CJ. What should be awkward, quickly becomes something else. The snow might be cold, but the time they spend together is far from it, and Nathan finds his heart warming. If only their passion and laughter didn’t have a shelf life, doomed to come to an end once the road is cleared.
Your Mate (The New Neighbors) by MA Innes
Evan isn’t known for his impulse control, but leaping before he looks hasn’t killed him yet.
When a fun new career path of the adult variety leads him directly into the arms…well, tentacles…of Aristotle, the sexiest film star he’s ever met, Evan knows his life will never be the same. Especially when the M word is mentioned before their first date…or their first heated scene. Mates.
Jumping headfirst into life isn’t always logical, but sometimes in life and in love, passion takes the reins.
Tree of Secrets: M/M Romantic Fantasy (Farbonnur Elves Book 5) by Edie Montreux
A long journey. A sentient tree. A deceitful god.
Faraki arrives in his new home with only his armor and evidence to clear his name. His only hope to create an alliance between the tree-dwelling elves and his goddess is to encourage a true bond with an elf who seems to hate him.
Meanwhile, Velden must bolster his homeland so it’s invulnerable to the blood demon. Old enemies and new attempt to thwart his journey. Each new attack tests his newly formed bond.
It will take all of Farbonnur’s elves to construct a shield wall strong enough to withstand the blood demon, and they’re running out of time. True love may not be enough to save the realm when a god switches sides.
In the Name of the Father (Father Series Book 1) by Morticia Knight
Seth escapes extreme gay conversion therapy and ends up far from home where he hopes to start over. But some demons aren’t so easily put to rest. It takes a stranger’s care and understanding to help him accept that being gay isn’t a sin. When Seth falls for the older Malcolm, he also yearns to know what it means to be Daddy Malcolm’s boy.
In the Name of the Father is a steamy, slow burn, age gap MM romance featuring lots of hurt/comfort and Daddy/boy care. You can also expect a sweet HFN and no cliffhangers.
Like I Wished (Heather Bay Book 2) by Charlie Novak
Dreaming about my best friend’s brother is one thing, him actually falling for me is another.
Meet Noah and Spencer in this super low-angst, soft, fluffy, and spicy contemporary romance featuring a chemistry teacher who can’t bake and a former footballer who can, bisexual awakening over buttercream, best friend’s brother, and adorable ghost cupcakes!
Crimson Halo: A Paranormal MM Romance by Daniel May
The vampire walked into Drew’s studio to kill him, only to be charmed into sitting for a portrait. By the time the vampire left, he had made up his mind; the human painter belonged to him, and only him. There was no way of knowing that he was not the only dark hunter who had taken an interest… and by the time Seth discovered the truth, it could be too late.
The Bedroom Coach Agreement (Frat Brats of Santa Barbara Book 6) by Hayden Hall
My brother’s best friend has a secret. And I just happen to know what he does in a hidden downtown apartment at night. In front of a camera. Sculpted like a Greek god, Dayton soon becomes all I want. But a guy like me could never hope to catch his attention. I’ve never been with anyone.
Edge by Susan Mac Nicol
Writing in a diary shouldn’t be dangerous. But for Jory Longstone AKA Edge, lead singer of rock band Stone Edge, these entries have become his guilty secret. The life he lives isn’t his choice and when he meets to fun loving and tender Damian Foyle, Jory is determined to escape. It’s not that easy though. If he does the wrong thing, other lives will be affected, even ruined. There are obstacles in his way he can’t see past – until things take a tragic turn.
The Heart of St. Nick by AD Ellis
The Heart of St. Nick is a steamy, forced proximity, small-town M/M holiday romance with a slight age gap between a bowtie and suspender-wearing good guy and an emotionally-stunted man with a cold heart just waiting to be melted.
Lord of Leaves (Wild Hearts Book 2) by Nazri Noor
Lochlann Wilde is a true summoner at last, earning his Crest, the admiration of his peers, and a hunky fae prince in one fell swoop. With the headstrong Prince Sylvain at his side, Locke is finally ready to walk in his father’s legendary footsteps.
And to collect his inheritance, too, except for what he finds in the family vault. No one said anything about a fast-talking familiar. They certainly never mentioned a dragon.
But deeper danger awaits. Sylvain and Locke must untangle the twisted curse threatening to strangle all life, first in the Oriel of Earth, and now in the Oriel of Air.
They must face the Withering.
The Blindfold Date: MM Contemporary Romance (Pursuit of Love) by KC Carmine
A new dating app. Rules: both parties sit at a table with blindfolds on. Each can ask three questions to the other. If they don’t like the answers, they can leave. If both parties enjoy the conversation, they take the blindfold off. What can go wrong? Nothing. Unless after taking off the blindfold, you realise the other person is the last guy you expected to see.
This is exactly how Ernesto—an autistic video game programmer with a secret dominant streak, meets Brian—an easy-going ex-football player with a burgeoning desire to submit. And giving in to the demands of this lean, geeky Dom may be just what Brian needs.