Evin is a single father trying not to loose his cool when he burns his hand in the oven while making teething biscuits for his son. One handed he grabs Micah and rushes to the ER.
Ben is the doctor on call. He’s also one of Evin’s greatest loves. So when he pulls back the curtain to see Evin waiting for his assistance Ben realizes that not all hope is lost.
Evin is bewildered at seeing Ben but tries not to dwell on it too much, although his anger quickly bubbles to the surface. Evin has Micah and is still grieving the loss of his husband. He doesn’t have time for second chances.
Ben helps Evin make the time while earning his trust.
When Pernicious starts we’re thrown into the middle of a murder mystery and a human trafficking investigation. As we’ve learned from previous stories; there is no rest for the wicked, and that holds even greater truth now. Only as the investigation unfolds we learn and see more evidence on just exactly who is clean and who is filthy.
Between catching up with our favorite characters, experiencing some amazing sex, and beautiful family moments, we’re cast into the depths of human depravity and witness just how low humanity can go. All in the name of God.
Nayla Vitale is an elementary school teacher who has an obsession with the heavy metal band Iron Fist. So much so that she begins stalking a tattoo parlor where it’s rumored that Iron Fist only gets their ink done there.
Mateo Alvarez is the owner of Wicked Ink. He’s sort of sworn off relationships until this luscious woman walks into his shop. There’s something about her.
As they build their relationship there are some pretty intense revelations, good and bad. It’s a matter of if they can weather the storms that will come.
Matthew Hart is the owner of Hart and Home along with the heir to the Hart family fortune. He has an experience that brings him close to death and realizes he needs a husband STAT. He calls upon his proficient assistant to help him find the closest thing to Mr. Right.
Jax Foster was once the love of Matthew’s life. He was first Matthew’s protector, best friend, and then love. Then Jax disappeared with no trace or trail to be found.
When Matthew’s dad sends him to an artist studio to check out his talent he finds something that has been lost to him for years. Hurt, anger, sadness, and betrayal rush forth and make what could be a lovely reunion, a spoiled affair.
Between their past, the mystery of the Salad of Death, Jax’s dad and his shenanigans, these two might never be able to find their footing for a happily ever after.
Damien almost has everything that he wants. He’s obtained a job at the exclusive art studio Crash, has an almost boyfriend (Levi), friends and family.
From his first day at work something seems off to Damien. There was no interview process or screening. He received a hand written letter in the mail letting him know he’d been accepted for the job.
The man Damien works for is supposed to be dead, his co-worker is extremely unorthodox, and modern technology doesn’t seem to exist.
Everything around Damien becomes tilted. Things that were perfect before are now skewed. He can’t put his finger on the issue but something is not right. As time passes Damien becomes more absorbed with his work and co-worker and questioning his life with Levi.
Once his seizures start again everyone around Damien begins to question his sanity. Is he right in insisting his belief is truth? Or are the others right in that he’s been hallucinating?
Teddy photographs and lives the wildlife. Career wise he wants to capture something that hasn’t been done before. He’s on a quest for the unique. This is how he finds Dr. James (Jamie) Marian.
Jamie is a wildlife consultant aka wildlife whisperer. He has a way about him that allows him to get close with the animals. Currently he’s working in Alaska. He’s turned Teddy down time and time again for a photoshoot.
Teddy refuses to take no for an absolute answer and shows up on Jamie’s door. Things from there go from extreme ice, simmering, cold, and lonely. Until a friendship blossoms and almost wilts.
Wolfram used to be a handsome man; now he’s a beast. Ten years ago the market crashed. Wolfram didn’t head a warning he was given and did nothing to prevent the event. Afterwards himself and his staff became cursed. Wolfram became a beast, his staff’s punishment is that they can’t leave the penthouse or they’ll die.
Ten years later.
Beau is a journalist. He lives with his brother Noah. They’re the only family they have left after becoming orphans at a young age. Noah is scarred and don’t enjoy leaving the apartment. He’s become a computer whiz. One night he breaks into security footage that shows a weird beast roaming the halls of a penthouse and blackmails the occupants.
Beau makes the drop and is essentially kidnapped; for his talents. Maybe if their story got out that would break the spell.
Sex, Spoons and Salsa is a story of self discovery through self deprecation, divorce, therapy, a hard headed father, and salsa lessons.
Fiona is a woman in her not so young 20’s anymore living back at home with her parents after discovering her husband’s infidelity. After weeks of moping around her parents say “enough” and send Fiona to therapy, which lead to salsa lessons, which lead to appreciation of self.
Only the ride isn’t that smooth. It’s filled with hilarious bumps, heart breaking bruises, and at one time the gloves finally come off.
Sex, Spoons and Salsa is a delightfully written romantic comedy where every character is relatable making the story that much more intimate, personal, and the humor close to home.
Eli is a man that has never been loved. So the first thing he does when he’s on his own is lose his virginity through a hook-up app. He thinks he’s finally found love, only to realize, men only want his body, nothing more.
Grayson is one of Eli’s many hook-ups. Grayson wants more but Eli has not a wall, but a fortress built around himself. Getting in will be hard, but Grayson is up for the challenge.
Eli has a hard time relenting any of his independence and in the end might cost him what could be the love of his life.