Jack and Caden have been together 4 years, engaged one. Jack has been so focused on getting a promotion at work everything else has slipped aside; including Caden. The more Jack works the more irritated he gets at all the little things that he used to love about his fiancee. On his way home after an impromptu party at the office Jack stops by a Christmas store to get the required Christmas Eve gift, another tradition that he seems to loathe this year. He picks a beautiful antique clock.
The clock is no ordinary clock, and Jack is warned of this. Only he’s too busy to care and pay attention. Once he gets home he unleashes his unhappiness and anger onto Caden and gets to spend the night on the couch. Right before he falls asleep he makes a wish.
When Jack awakens he’s no longer in the house him and Caden own but laying in a nice bed, in a luxurious condo, next to Logan; his once co-worker and now personal assistant. Yet he’s left with his memories of Caden. Jack now has 24 days to find, and win over, the heart of Caden once again to be free from this curse, but does he want to? He finally has all the material things he’s desired. Does he really need Caden to make his life full?
Dr. Gavin Addison is going through a painful divorce. He caught his wife cheating, kicked her out, and now she won’t stop harassing him. This is how he meets Officer Lex Turner.
Lex is called out multiple times to Gavin’s house in response to Gavin’s ex wife. He hardly speaks in Gavin’s presence because he’s in lust and afraid he’ll say the wrong thing.
Once the divorce is final Riley, Gavin’s best friend, takes him out for a night on the town in hopes he’ll get laid. Gavin catches the eye of two people that night, one of them being Lex.
At the end of the night Gavin goes home with both Lex and his female companion for his first menage. Only it’s horribly awkward and Gavin pleads with Lex for a do over.
From here Lex and Gavin develop a friendship that quickly leads to more. While they’re developing and exploring these new feelings for each other Gavin’s ex is still wrecking havoc on his life and once Gavin’s mother finds out she’s bound and determined to set Gavin straight and get the demon known as Lex out of his grasp.
Taviano is a 200 year old vampire that has done nothing but quickly move from one point to another. He’s been all over the world but hasn’t allowed himself the opportunity to enjoy any of it. Until he meets Paul.
Taviano is resting on the belfry of a church when he notices the young man carrying bags of presents, alone, on Christmas Eve, in the dark. Trailing behind Paul were three men, ready to herd Paul into their trap. They would have succeeded if not for Taviano.
The beast within the vampire feels a peace when he meets Paul. Paul helps Taviano remember how to be human. A Christmas miracle.
Erik is on a mission. He’s grieving the loss of his father and when the time come’s for his dad’s annual trip to Spain? Erik makes a last minute decision, books a flight, and heads across the Atlantic. Other than getting there he’s made no arrangements or plans.
David works in the tourist office. When Erik stumbles in looking for help David realizes the help Erik needs is more than he can offer. Or is it?
David offers Erik his spare bedroom for while he’s in town. What neither man was expecting were the feelings and connections one would have toward the other.
Then David has to leave. Can they survive a long distance relationship?
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.