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: Where Death Meets the Devil by LJ Hayward. Narrated by Rowan Scott. [10h31m]
Jack Reardon, former SAS soldier and current Australian Meta-State asset, has seen some messy battles. But messy takes on a whole new meaning when he finds himself tied to a chair in a torture shack, his cover blown wide open, all thanks to notorious killer-for-hire Ethan Blade.
Blade is everything Jack doesn’t believe in: remorseless, detached, lawless. Yet, Jack’s only chance to survive is to strike a bargain with the devil and join forces with Blade. As they trek across a hostile desert, Jack learns that Blade is much more than a dead-eyed killer, and harder to resist than he should be.
Watcher: An MM Romeo and Juliet Retelling (Star-Crossed Celestials Duet Book 1) by AL Morrow
Jace has spent his entire life on the run from the Messengers, celestial beings who hunt his kind: Watchers, the fallen angels responsible for corrupting humanity … Then he meets Cyrus, the handsome Messenger who finally makes him want to stay in one place. The problem? Jace is the last descendant of the first disgraced Watcher, placing him just one rung below demons on the Messengers’ most-wanted list.
But Cyrus isn’t like other Messengers. He came to Sin City—the center of the angelic conflict—seeking peace, not more war. He doesn’t count on falling for the moody, dark-winged Watcher from the wrong side of town. Nor does he count on learning that his true enemy lurks closer than he ever imagined. As tensions rise between the celestial clans, will love or vengeance rule?
A Box of Wishes by Jamie Keswick
Does Fate Grant Wishes?
Ryan O’Shaughnessy, owner of the Top o’ the Morning Coffeehouse, is convinced of it. Besides brewing the best coffee in Rothcote, he helps Fate with her errands, never minding that it’s always someone else’s turn to catch a bit of happiness. Not until he meets a man who takes his breath away.
Detective Sergeant Ben Hobart has made a career of helping others. He never asks help for himself. Not even when a bad breakup leaves him with only his cat for company. Until he sets foot into Ryan’s coffeehouse to investigate a break-in and finds what’s missing from his life.
Fate may grant wishes, but she doesn’t hand them out for free. Can Ben let go of the past? And will Ryan find the courage to make a wish of his own?
A slow-burn, mm coffeeshop romance with a touch of magic and a cat.
Fated to the Dragon Prince by Silvana Falcon
What if mortals had gone extinct? Dariel is one of the last ‘pure’ humans on earth. As a being without magic, he has to hide his nature from the world of the paranormal.
This task is made more difficult when the prince of dragons himself sets his sights on him. Prince Curren claims that they are fated to be together.
Dariel doesn’t want to be with any dragon. Sadly, it doesn’t look like Curren is willing to let him go, and Dariel doesn’t know how long he can keep fighting the irresistible attraction between them.
The Christmas Leap (Festive Fakes) by Keira Andrews
Steamy and sweet shenanigans ensue when estranged best friends are roped into pretending to be boyfriends for the holidays.
Also available on audio. Narrated by Greg Boudreaux. 7h. Audible (Regular: $ 19.95; Members: $ 13.96 or 1 Credit; $ 7.49 w/Whispersync)
Spencer (Streetboys Series Book 10) by Taylor J Gray
Meeting Spencer brings yet more crazy chaos to the family. It also brings feelings that Julian could do without, especially when Spencer won’t seem to stay in one place and behave.
They agree to team up together to help Joe but when Julian needs to spend time at home with his boys, Spencer takes things into his own hands.
When Julian finds him, he’s drunk and high, but helping him pulls him further and further in, and he finds it hard to ignore the cocky loveable street boy with the beautiful smile. He needs to bring Leo and Spencer back together and can’t work out how to do that…so he kidnaps him
Will Spencer join the family, or has Julian bitten off more than he can chew?
Breakfast Included by LC Chase
At the insistence of his rom-com-loving dad, Reno finds himself at a local resort speed dating event. His dad wants Reno to bring his ‘Mr. Right’ home for Christmas, but what he finds instead is his teenage crush—who kissed him and ran away a dozen years ago.
Tate’s sister booked him a mountain resort cabin and night of speed dating to boost his morale after a bad breakup. The last thing he expected was to run into his best friend’s younger brother Reno. The boy he’d kissed and never saw again.
Now that an avalanche has cut the resort off from the rest of the world, and they’re trapped together, Tate might have a chance to prove to Reno that this time he won’t kiss and run.
David’s Disaster: Embrace the Fear 2 (The Road to Rocktoberfest 2022) by TL Travis
For David Jordan life is close to perfect.
His band, Embrace the Fear, is living the rock ‘n roll dream as an up-and-coming group under Masterson Management. They aren’t rolling in dough like their mentors from Social and Maiden, but things are good.
David grew up in a middle-class family. Both his parents worked and supported him and his sisters in every way. To this day, they are still in love with each other.
But David’s desires are a bit unorthodox and not always welcome with guys his age. Would an older man look past the number and trust David to care for them—body and soul?
Jordan Wright has a thriving business thanks to being awarded the contract to manage the catering for Rocktoberfest for a second year.
Since Jordan’s last failed attempt at a relationship, he’s sworn only to engage in meaningless hook-ups.
AUDIOBOOK Lost in Amber: RELIC #4 by Maz Maddox. Narrated by Kirt Graves. [6h23m]
Being alive for millions of years means I’m rarely surprised.
In the long expanse of my existence, I’ve been rescuing fossils for only a breath. During that time, my path has crossed with many different people—shifter and human alike. Some friendly, some nefarious.
A hundred years ago, one such man graced me with his presence. He was one of the few to have almost killed me.
Imagine my surprise when I see him again, buying the rarest amber fossil to have ever been discovered.
Precious. Beautiful. Unique. A true treasure millions of years in the making.
I won’t let him get away again.
Pinewood Lodge by Odessa Hywell
A desire too strong to ignore. A love too taboo to acknowledge.
Hunter and Simon are married. But not to each other.
Ten years ago, one kiss led to a second, then a third, and turned into a summer of forbidden discovery. But sometimes, love isn’t enough, especially when that love has the power to destroy the life Hunter and Simon have built as stepfather and son.
Forced together at Pinewood Lodge for the Holidays, Hunter and Simon are drawn to one another again and again, unable to deny themselves a stolen moment despite the threat of discovery.
Is the risk worth the reward? Maybe. Maybe not. But when the reward is more satisfying than the guilt is uncomfortable, stopping feels impossible.
Low Angst, High Heat, Holiday Romance, Stepfather X Stepson, Forced Proximity, Bisexual Awakening, Age Gap, & Cheating [but not between MCs]
Saving West (Tennessee U Book 1) by Denver Shaw
I can’t afford distractions.
I’ve been put on academic probation and I’m one mistake away from being expelled. My plan this semester is to focus on my studies and stay out of trouble.
But fate is fickle, and it seems like she has other plans when she suddenly dumps Weston at my feet. He’s the worst kind of distraction — beautiful and vicious, arrogant and hot as sin, troubled and vulnerable. I can’t bear to be around him, and yet, I can’t seem to stay away.
But the more time I spend with him, the more I realize that there’s something very wrong with West. I’m going to help him, even if he doesn’t want it, and even if it means putting my future on the line.
Because some things in life are worth getting in trouble for.
Saving West is a slow-burn, hurt/comfort MM romance with a hard-earned HEA.
Never Have I Ever: Punched my Roommate’s V-Card by Willow Dixon
Why can’t I stop thinking about my roommate after walking in on him “taking care of business?”
What should have been a humiliating experience ends up being the start of one of the best friendships I’ve ever had. Finn is smart, adorkable, and his shyness pushes all my buttons. The problem? Feelings I’ve been pushing down for years bubble up to the surface, and I find myself unable to see him as just a friend, or keep my hands to myself.
When a night out leads to some extracurricular fun, Finn and I decide to have a no-strings-attached fling. He’s the perfect person to explore my bisexuality with, and our chemistry is off the charts.
Until it’s not enough.
I want him, but the idea of coming out terrifies me. Can I get my head out of my a*s in time to prove that I’m worth taking a chance on?
His Omega Returns by Dylan Reece
Honey-sweet human omega Alfie is back in his hometown — but only for a brief summer vacation. After all these years, there’s no way his wolf shifter mate Drew is still in Crescent Cove. And no way is he still surfer-boy hot, swoony-romantic, and able to put Alfie into an instant, heart-thumping heat.
Wolf shifter Drew has been heartbroken since his fated mate left. He doesn’t miss a beat to remind Alfie of their high-voltage dynamic, the allure of the wolf pack, and why the human should move back to Crescent Cove. Why not claim their ideal life? Sun, surf, and a whole pack of pups.
But reality hits when Alfie’s vacation is cut short. Drew can’t stand another heartbreak and neither can his wolf, but Alfie has to leave Crescent Cove. Or does he? What will it take for Alfie to reclaim his hometown and choose his fated mate?
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Exclusive (Model Love) by Ki Brightly and MD Gregory. Narrated by Keval Shah. [4h35m]
Getting signed as an exclusive model for a new fashion line is a dream come true for Asa, but is there more to the rich Ruslan than meets the eye?
Fall in love with this sweet model and mobster story.
Exclusive is part of the Model Love multiauthored series. Each book can be read as a stand-alone story, in any order, but there are so many models falling in love, why not read them all?
Keeping Score (Pacific Palms Resort Story Book 1) by Kendall Morgan
When betting on love, be careful how you keep score. Brandon is a YouTube star looking to get laid at Pacific Palms Resort, a very gay and very expensive tropical paradise, but, in order to get the love he’s so hungry for, he’s going to have to stop placing wagers on people’s lives. And if he wants Julian, the fitness instructor with rock hard abs, he’s going to have to go get him.
String Him Up In Lights: An Vampire & Dragon Shifter paranormal MM Romance (Wingspan Book 6) by April Kelley
Sometimes the truth is more dangerous than the lie.
Paul Havilar is a dragon shifter who’s been on the wrong side of the law more times than he could count. All that changes when he finds his mate. But bonding with a vampire is out of the question, according to his family. They would just as soon wrap stolen Christmas lights around his neck as see him happy.
So much for Christmas joy and all that fa-la-la-la-la crap.
Predatory Addiction (Predators Book 1) by Trinity Black
Kidnapped, tortured, beaten, starved…
I do not give in. I do not break.
I know the Lupos will come for me.
But I never expect it to be Dante, the Boss himself, the man of my deepest desires…
Matteo is the younger brother of my consigliere.
I shouldn’t fall for him, but I do…
He is my soulmate. My addiction.
My rivals take him, torture him, nearly kill him…
They will get what is coming to them.
I am the predator and now they are my prey…
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.
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.