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Daddy It’s Cold Outside by Max Walker

Daddy It’s Cold Outside by Max Walker

A MM holiday-second chance-love story.

Jude and Logan were the best of friends. They might have even fallen in love with each other, but Logan couldn’t be the word his grandmother spat at him. He wouldn’t. So he did something to extract himself from the situation….permanently.

Years later Logan is now an out and proud gay man. He’s also the owner of a multi-million dollar tech company. He’s proud of who he’s become.

Jude works for Logan’s company. When Jude applied Logan saw this as his golden ticket to a second chance with his best friend.

A series of unfortunate, or fortunate, events leads Jude and Logan to be alone in a large cabin stocked with all the booze. So they drink, talk, hash out the past, and have incredible sex.

What could possibly go wrong from here?

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The Sun Still Rises by Laura Bailo

The Sun Still Rises by Laura Bailo

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?

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Earning His Trust by Alicia Nordwell

Earning His Trust by Alicia Nordwell

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.

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The Hideaway by Rosalind Abel

The Hideaway by Rosalind Abel

Conner Clark was unofficially adopted by the Bryant family when he was 13 years old. He’s been their son and brother since his rescue from an abusive “religious” family.

Micah Bryant is the youngest Bryant and has been in love with Conner since the moment he walked in the door.

When the two are adults they begin a love affair. Just when they’re ready to come open with their relationship and tell the family, Moses, Conner’s nephew, shows up on his door step. He’s run away from the family. Connor now can’t do anything that would push his nephew away and breaks it off with Micah.

The Hideaway is a story of heart break, discovery, love, and overcoming life a little stronger than the day before.

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The Shipwreck by Rosalind Abel

The Shipwreck by Rosalind Abel

This is book #4 in the Lavender Shores series.

Lamont Price is an author. He writes under a female pen name, and writes Male/Female love stories. If he could become a recluse he would, but his family and friends won’t allow it. His status as a member of one of the founding families doesn’t allow it also.

Lamont’s family is constantly trying to set him up and he just knows there’s going to be an attempt at a blind date during his friend’s baby shower. So he hires a cover model to be his pretend boyfriend.

They literally fake it until they make it. Then deception and lies are thrown in and the little that they did make come crumbling down.

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Wicked Education by Tanya Sands

Wicked Education by Tanya Sands

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.

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Finding Mr. Wrong by Charlie Cochet

Finding Mr. Wrong by Charlie Cochet

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.

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A Bolt of Blue by Nicky Spencer Release Day Blitz

A Bolt of Blue by Nicky Spencer Release Day Blitz

Title:  A Bolt of Blue

Series: Angel’s, Book 1

Author: Nicky Spencer

Publisher:  Self-published

Release Date: November 10

Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex

Pairing: Male/Male Menage

Length: 90,000 words

Genre: Romance

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Synopsis

Ian Golinski has been in love with his best friend since he was fourteen years old. When he finally decides to confess his feelings, he finds that his perpetually single friend isn’t so single anymore. What’s a boy to do when he has to share the love of his life with someone else? Especially someone so damn hot? Dusty Smith has finally found The One. The only problem is The One clearly has feelings for someone else, even if he doesn’t realize it. Dusty has to convince his lover that they’re meant to be. But how does he do that when the other man turns out to be perfect for them both? Mitch Becker likes things nice and simple. But as his relationship with his boyfriend heats up, he starts developing feelings for his best friend. Suddenly his life is one big complication. How can he choose between two soul mates? Find out what happens when three men ask the question: What if we don’t have to choose? A Bolt of Blue is an m/m/m contemporary romance with a happy ending and no cliff-hanger. It is approximately 90,000 words and is a stand-alone.

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I’m not sure I heard him right. Even if I did, I need to make sure I’m really clear on what he’s saying. “What do you mean?” I ask. Ian sighs into my ear. “I mean, what if it was the three of us? Together?” “All three of us?” I’m like a parrot. “Yeah.” “And how would that work?” I know how it would work sexually. I’ve seen plenty of porn, and there are a lot of really creative possibilities when you get three guys together. Just thinking about it is getting me hard. But I don’t think that’s what Ian means. At least, that’s not all he means. “Well, I don’t know exactly. It’s not like I’ve ever done it before. But I think…I mean, you have feelings for me, right?” He sounds so timid asking, and I wish he was here so I could show him how much he doesn’t need to worry about that. “You know I do.” “And I think Mitch does too. I hope he does. And I know how you guys feel about each other. So if we all feel that way, then why can’t we be together? There wouldn’t be anything to be jealous of. We would all be in it together.” I have to admit, it sounds appealing. Like really, really appealing. But it won’t work. “Mitch would never go for it. He’s way too traditional. He wants the white picket fence, the kids, the dog. The whole domestic bliss thing. He wants to get married. You can’t be married to two people.” “Not legally, no. I know it’s crazy. I’m just thinking out loud, mostly. But I can’t stop thinking about it. It’s the only way we all get what we want. Why can’t we all have what we want?” “Because that’s not how life works.” “Well, it should.” Yeah, it should. “It would be nice,” I say. “Can you picture it?” Ian asks. “Will you think about it with me for a minute?” “Okay.” “So imagine you and me. It’s a Sunday morning, and we sleep in late and then get up and make breakfast. Are you imagining it?” I nod, and then remember he can’t see me. “Yeah,” I say. “Imagine we spend the whole day just hanging out. Like we did that one day, remember? Only we don’t have to keep our distance. We can touch each other. I can brush your arm with my hand when I walk by you in the kitchen. You can kiss me in the bathroom when we’re brushing our teeth.” The picture makes me smile. “And then imagine that Mitch comes home. He was on a road trip, and he’s tired. And you’ve made dinner for him, and we all eat together. And then we sit on the couch, and I rub Mitch’s feet and you play with his hair. We’re watching some dumb movie on Netflix. Can you see it?” “Yes, I can see it.” I can, too. And it’s so sweet it makes my chest ache. I can practically smell Mitch’s hair, and hear him purr at Ian’s touch. He loves to have his feet rubbed. “And then the movie ends, and we all go to bed. Together.” I smile at that. “Who’s in the middle?” I ask. “Me,” Ian says without hesitation. I imagine myself spooned around him, my hands brushing along his stomach while he pushes his ass into my groin. And all the while I’m looking into Mitch’s eyes. He’s on his side facing us, reaching out to touch Ian’s face, but he’s looking at me. He’s so content and happy. He’s in love. I see him kissing Ian. Softly at first, but then with more intensity. I see my own hand running up and down Mitch’s arm while he presses his body against Ian’s. I hear the soft, wet sounds of their mouths moving together, and I reach out with my own tongue to trace the shell of Ian’s ear. “Dusty? Can you see it?” Ian asks, breaking into my reverie. “Yes,” I breathe. “Is it beautiful?” “It’s perfect.” “Tell me again why we can’t have that?” Ian asks. I think about what Erik said to me the other night, about how I always play it safe. And where has it gotten me? He wasn’t just talking about my career. Maybe it’s time I took a risk for love. Honestly, at this point, I have nothing to lose. “Maybe we can,” I say.

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Nicky Spencer is a romance writer of all pairings. Nicky is a firm believer that love conquers all–that’s why her favorite theme is forbidden love. If two (or three!) people shouldn’t be together, Nicky will find a way to get them there. When you love someone, nothing else matters. Nicky live in Salt Lake City, Utah with no husband, no kids and a part-time dog. She loves to read, write, listen to podcasts, watch baseball and waste time on the internet. She is firmly anti-oxford comma.

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Welcome to Crash by Lina Langley

Welcome to Crash by Lina Langley

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?

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Bone to Pick by TA Moore

Bone to Pick by TA Moore

Deputy Cloister Witte is a K-9 Officer for the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. He has no ambition to move up the ladder. He’s perfectly content right where he is. He just needs himself, his dog, and to find all the missing people to help heal his past.

FBI Agent Javi Merlo has all the ambition that Witte does not. This is his big case, not only for his career but also because the missing child in question belongs to a family Merlo knows personally.

At first both men believe this to be an open-close case, a child ran away, got lost, but after finding some evidence, and forensics, they realize they have something completely different on their hands.

This isn’t the first time a child has gone missing from The Retreat, and if these two men can’t get their act together and play nice, it won’t be the last.

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