Sam is a 20 year old that gets to be everything but. His mother died two year prior and now he’s running her diner and trying to raise his little brother. He has no time for anything personal, like dating.
Denver works for a charity and is surrounded by happy couples. He’d like to join them in his bliss but his status as an HIV positive male makes it hard. Then he finds himself spending more and more time at the diner conversing and ogling his server Sam.
Both are busy men. How can they carve time out of their schedules for each other? Or will that be their downfall?
Jay and Adam have been best friends for years. After high school they moved to the city and are now flat mates, with benefits.
When Adam gets a serious girlfriend things start to fall apart in their friendship. Jay’s brought home plenty of ladies in the past, but there’s something about April, Adam’s girlfriend, that has the boys on edge with each other.
Coming In is riddled with angst and hair pulling moments while we watch the boys figure out who they are and if they can repair their friendship to follow their hearts.
Nate Shaw can see and speak to ghosts. This means he’s seen talking to himself frequently giving him the label as freak at school. Even some of his family have cast him asidebecause of his ability.
Then walks in James. James is newto the school and Nate has been instructed to show him the ropes. The two quickly build a friendship. Only, James has an entitystuck to him, the reason he’s moved to Nate’s little town. Plus, James is on a mission, and Nate knows all the answers from his ghostly conversations.
The mistakes I made over a decade ago still haunt my subconscious. I’ve tried to keep my past buried, but every time I see the darkness in my best friend Shelby’s eyes, my heart breaks all over again.
These are words that describe me today.
Looking in the mirror, I see a sexy, confident and successful woman reflected back at me. I’ve found a man that not only fulfills my carnal desires, but one who is quickly filling the empty space in my heart. With both Kyle and Shelby by my side, my life is nearly perfect.
Perfect until one of the biggest mistakes of my life strolls back into town, bringing with him all of the darkness from my past.
Growing up, Brooke’s mother instilled a deep respect for the English language and a love of words. She taught Brooke to read and write and shared her appreciation for poetry. As a teen, poetry became an outlet for Brooke’s innermost thoughts and deepest, often times darkest feelings.
In school, teachers always told her “write what you know”, so that is what she did. At the not so tender age of forty-three, she started to write her first novel, I Am ShelbyJames (Beauty in the Darkness) and it is what she knows—emotions.
In her spare time—when she’s not writing—you can find Brooke cuddled on the couch with her husband of 20+ years, their fur babies, and a good (often naughty) eBook—unless of course she’s having cocktails with her Bestie at one of their favorite haunts.
Ericis a senior in high school, aspiring film director, and teenage escort. He has a girlfriend named Mary and a newly acquired best friend, Julien.
Eric decides to pursue an experiment to ensure he has the best senior project. He also convinces the class they need to do Titus as their Shakespeareplay. As the brutality of that tragedy unfolds we see more and more of the parallels in Eric’s life and those around him.
**This story is NOT a romance and features dark subjects along with dark humor.**
Shawn and Dave have been best mates for years. Shawn who is openly gay has had a hidden crush on Dave just about as long. When Dave announces that he’s bisexual it gives Shawn hope while making Dave nervous.
Dave accidentally stumbles across Shawn’s secret stash of panties and from there things get hot and heavy quickly. Maybe too quickly before thoughts become to form and both of them might end up walking away.