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How to Love a Monster by Lyssa Dering

How to Love a Monster by Lyssa Dering

**This is a dark, horror, romance. This story entails twisted and kinky sexual acts.**

On Earth there are humans with special powers. Only these people are not treated with the luxury like The Justice League and The Avengers. The humans are hunted down by the government and given a mandatory surgery. Most die.

One particular human is Wish. His power is what he created comes to life. He creates a city that other special people can come and be safe. When he makes this city a creation from his past is given freedom to live freely as well, Fiend. Fiend is a monster. He loves the dark, relishes the shadows, and eats human brains.

Seraphim is another special human that wakes up and finds himself in a dark alley, far from the last remnants of reality he remembers. Once he crosses over into this realm Fiend knows it, and he wants Seraphim’s brain, but first, he desires to play with his food.

It’s not a love at first site for either Seraphim or Fiend but rather a mutual need for the other that grows quickly as they begin to truly understand the other until Seraphim starts to get encrypted clues. And where is Wish? This is after all Wish City.

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Best Friend’s Father by Devon McCormack

Best Friend’s Father by Devon McCormack

Eric didn’t know he was a father until Ty was 16 and its just been a rocky road since. Now that Ty’s older Eric is trying but neither really knows what to do to bridge the gap. Eric lets Ty use his condo in Mexico for a vacation in which Ty takes his best friend Jesse.

Jesse is bisexual but has never spoken about his feelings towards men to anyone. Then he meets Ty’s father. The attraction between the two is immediate and fierce. Ty is oblivious and both Eric and Jesse must hide their attraction. Until Ty has to run back to the states for a work emergency leaving his dad and best friend alone to scratch an itch.

When the vacation bubble pops and life comes back to reality there’s more than Ty as an obstacle. Now Jesse and Eric have to decide if they want to continue forward, if it’s going to be worth the fight of their lives, or end things now.

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Power Play: 39 Juniper Court by Lainie Suzanne

Power Play: 39 Juniper Court by Lainie Suzanne

Nina and Sully Sullivan were high school sweethearts. Now they’re older, their three children have left the nest and it’s back to being just Nina and Sully. After Nina has an epiphany one morning she tries something new to spice up her life.

Sully works for the company his grandfather started and Nina runs the office. She’s going to try to grab Sully’s attention, only the attention she grabs is not from Sully and it’s rather embarrassing. So she goes for the direct approach.

Nina and Sully begin a fast paced decent into kink, some BDSM, and playing with the Dom/sub lifestyle.

There’s a lot of trial and error, laughs, love, embarrassing moments, and multiple orgasms along the way to getting the spark back into their sex lives.

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Sound of Silence by Mia Kerick and Raine O’Tierney

Sound of Silence by Mia Kerick and Raine O’Tierney

Renzy is a 19 year old senior who has been held back a couple of years because of his selective mutism. He can’t remember the exact moment in time when decided to stop talking, he just hasn’t talked in years. This has made him an outcast, invisible to others, a loner.

Until he’s in a self help group, not that he needs it, but he’s addicted, and he meets Morning Moreau-Maddox. Even though Renzy’s gay he feels a deep connection to Morning.

Morning and Seven are siblings that have lived all over the world and after Morning was raped they find themselves in a backwater town in Missouri.

Seven at first does not approve of Renzy but Morning is adamant that he’s a good person and wants him in her life and Seven relents. Through some trial and error moments the three become good friends.

After some secrets are revealed in Renzy’s family and he demands answers the three embark on a road trip that is both enthralling and horrifying in all the truths that come out. The three of them grow up during their trip, form an unbreakable bond, and make decisions that will change the course of their future.

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Rewrite by Stephanie Rose

Rewrite by Stephanie Rose

Brianna and Josh became best friends in kindergarten. That when their love for the other started too and just continued to grow. Brianna knew that Josh was supposed to be the love of her life. They were to grow old together. Then Josh’s dad got hurt and Josh became head of the house in high school; making the money the only way he knew how, quick and easy.

Eventually Josh had to make a choice. Military or jail. He cut all ties to his past life, including Brianna, and left for the military. He told her to live her life and forget about him.

Now he’s back and is ready to claim his girl and live the life he’s dreamed. When he shows up at Brianna’s door she’s not alone, nor has she been alone for a while. Only Josh knows that Brianna’s his girl and he’s not going to sit by and watch her be by someone else’s side.

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Snow Falling by Davidson King

Snow Falling by Davidson King

Snow is homeless. He left one bad situation for another but now he’s living on his terms. He’s out with his friend when he notices a kid being bullied and strong armed by two thugs. Snow then makes a deal with the devil to get the kid freed and to the police so he can be returned to his parents.

At the station Snow agrees to stay with Simon until he’s picked up. Only an entourage shows up to get Simon and won’t let Snow leave the station.

Christopher Manos is Simon’s uncle and also a mob boss. Once he knows that Snow wasn’t involved in Simon’s disappearance he feels obligated to Snow for helping his nephew. Soon feelings begin to develop as he witnesses Snow and Simon interacting.

Quickly war begins to brew between Christopher and another family and Snow is caught in the middle.

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Off the Beaten Path by Cari Z.

Off the Beaten Path by Cari Z.

The military once upon a time created werewolves. Generations later, even if the gene has been silent since inoculation, people are still turning. When they do, the person, and only them, are transported to a secure reservation dedicated only to pack land.

This is how we meet Ward and Ava. Ava is Ward’s four year old daughter and on her first day of school she turned. Ward received the call and before he could arrive she was already taken. All the government would give him was a check and some advice to forget she existed. Ward refused, called in favors, and almost died getting to his the fence that separated himself and his daughter. Now he had to find a way inside.

Henry was the the pack’s alpha. All alpha’s were obligated to join the military and perform special ops missions. He was on said mission when Ward shows up at the compound. His second in command has to make a last minute decision.

When the two men meet it’s definitely not love at first site but while the story is a darker take than many paranormals Ward brings a light to Henry’s life but it might be too late for the military leader in charge of all the alpha’s. He’s had enough and Ava’s time might be at an end if she won’t change back to a human.

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Birthquake by BL Berry

Birthquake by BL Berry

Birthquake is a rom-com where we follow Henley and Jeff as they embark on the journey of parenthood.

The story is written as though they’re journal entries of Henley’s from before conception all the way through post-birth.

All the ups and glorious downs that come with the swaying hormones, ridiculous parents, and the craziest of best friends.

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The Hockey Player’s Heart by Jeff Adams and Will Knauss

The Hockey Player’s Heart by Jeff Adams and Will Knauss

Caleb Carter is a NHL hockey player for the NYC Rangers. He’s currently injured and leaves the city to get some R&R back in his home town. While back his sister Pam, who is the principal at a local elementary school, talks Caleb into helping out at the school carnival.

While setting up his space Caleb sees Aaron Price, his high school crush and Pam’s best friend. Last Caleb heard Aaron was living in LA. It seems he’s back and teaching at the school. Caleb thinks that while he’s in town this might be the opportunity to finally woo Aaron. Only Aaron is skittish and though agrees to go out as friends is holding himself back, but why.

As things progress Caleb wants more but Aaron stalls. Caleb comes up with a gesture grand enough for Hollywood to show Aaron that he is true to his word and wants nothing more than to settle down with him for the remainder of his days.

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Rebel by Rhys Ford

Rebel by Rhys Ford

Gus Scott has always lived his life with one foot out the door ready to bolt. After his boyfriend, Rey, breaks up with him he goes out and drinks away the pain and has a one night stand that leads to the creation of his son Chris.

Rey just wants to settle down. He’s ready to have the house, white picket fence, marriage, everything. He wants that badly with Gus and when he doesn’t see it happening he just breaks up with him. Years later he realizes his mistake.

As Rey tries to woo Gus back into his life and show Gus he’s worth loving, Gus is trying to learn how to be a real adult. He first needs to accept his past and the decisions others made that have destroyed his view on his life and his self worth.

It’s not an easy path. It’s full of bumps, yelling, threats, cussing, laughs, talking, and above else; love.

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