Tag Archive | m/m

The Accidental Baker

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Length: 16,000 words approx.
 
Blurb
 

Donnie Watson’s baking disasters are legendary, but this Easter, his mismatched chocolate eggs bring accidental but astonishing results to four downhearted gay men. The chocolate sweets spill onto the pavement of a small parade of local shops—and go on a matchmaking tour like no other! From a bankrupt and betrayed baker, to a homeless but hopeful man, to a conceited bar owner in need of a reality check, and finally to the hapless but caring Donnie himself. 

 
After all, Love means you can have chocolate too!

Clare London took her pen name from the city where she lives, loves, and writes. A lone, brave female in a frenetic, testosterone-fueled family home, she juggles her writing with her other day job as an accountant.


She’s written in many genres and across many settings, with award-winning novels and short stories published both online and in print. Most of her work features male/male romance and drama with a healthy serving of physical passion, as she enjoys both reading and writing about strong, sympathetic, and sexy characters.


All the details and free fiction are available at her website. Visit her today and say hello!

 

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Jude

 

 
Length: 60,000 words approx.
 
Cover Design: Garrett Leigh @ Black Jazz Design
 
Lucky Series
 
Cash – Amazon US | Amazon UK
 
Blurb
 

Isha has spent the last year watching his BFF get his happily-ever-after. He’s proud of Dom, but…it hurts to see him so free while Isha’s love life is still on lockdown. Only Isha’s ex-wife knows the secret that he’s kept caged for so long—that he’s queer too, and he’s lonely.


Jude’s too chained to his work to notice what he’s missing by being terminally single, but a new face in the village soon catches his attention. City boy Isha is gorgeous, and when he starts to haunt Jude’s reptile shop as well as the hook-up app on his phone, he’s a welcome distraction from Jude’s business problems.


For a control freak like Isha, letting Jude under his skin is an existential meltdown, but Jude’s not in the market to be anyone’s queer crisis, not when he’s facing troubles of his own. Unlocking their lives could push both men apart forever, but it might be a risk worth taking if sharing is the key to their happy future.

 

Garrett Leigh is an award-winning British writer and book designer, currently working for Dreamspinner Press, Loose Id, Riptide Publishing, and Fox Love Press.


Garrett’s debut novel, Slide, won Best Bisexual Debut at the 2014 Rainbow Book Awards, and her polyamorous novel, Misfits was a finalist in the 2016 LAMBDA awards.


When not writing, Garrett can generally be found procrastinating on Twitter, cooking up a storm, or sitting on her behind doing as little as possible, all the while shouting at her menagerie of children and animals and attempting to tame her unruly and wonderful FOX.


Garrett is also an award winning cover artist, taking the silver medal at the Benjamin Franklin Book Awards in 2016. She designs for various publishing houses and independent authors at blackjazzdesign.com, and co-owns the specialist stock site moonstockphotography.com with renowned LGBTQA+ photographer Dan Burgess.


Website: http://www.garrettleigh.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/garrettleighauthor/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Garrett_Leigh

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At War with a Broken Heart ~ Dahlia Donovan

At War With a Broken Heart
by Dahlia Donovan
Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance
What’s the perfect recipe for an emotional MMM romance?
One autistic coffee shop owner, one morose mug maker, and a mostly
cheerful police detective.
Fie Morogh Russell goes off to war with a broken heart and returns with a
shattered spirit. He hermits away in Bideford, Devon, making mugs,
with his service dog, Haggard, for company. Post-traumatic stress
turns every memory into a minefield, and life is dismal with one or
two rare exceptions.
Davet Heuse drags his younger brother to Bideford for a new start. Both
autistic, the two siblings have fought hard to enjoy freedom by the
seaside. While Davet runs a coffee shop from his tiny house, his
brother pursues his dream at university.
Detective Sidney Little has transitioned from military service to the police
force easily. His unrequited crushes and his estranged father are the
only points of frustration in his life. He hasn’t quite figured out
how to deal with either problem.
When a tragic accident brings Davet’s world crashing down around him, can
Fie and Sid help him through the pain of loss?
In this May-December romance with a twist, three men struggle through
one obstacle after the other to somehow find themselves in love on
the other side.
Dahlia Donovan wrote her first romance series after a crazy dream about
shifters and damsels in distress. She prefers irreverent humour and
unconventional characters. An autistic and occasional hermit, her
life wouldn’t be complete without her husband and her massive
collection of books and video games.
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Touch of a Yellow Sun ~ V L Locey

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Cover Design: Designs By Sloan
Length: 88,600 words approx.
Colors Of Love Series
Book #1 – Lost In Indigo – Amazon US | Amazon UK
Blurb

It’s been a rough couple of years for Marek Hafer, roaming hockey protagonist and pugilistic expert. Ending up in Berger Lake, Pennsylvania, on a financially unstable minor league team might just be the ending his wretched career deserves. On the other side of thirty, Marek knows his time on skates is dwindling. His goal now is to spend a few quiet years playing for the Berger Lake Badgers, knock a few helmets together as needed, and then call it quits before his salty personality gets him booted out of hockey permanently.

After a bloody encounter his first night on the ice, the Badgers coach suggests that Marek find a way to lower his violent tendencies before he’s sent packing yet again. That decree leads Marek to knock on the door of his next-door neighbor, Shey Pierson, the owner of Sun Touch Yoga Studio. Shey ticks every box Marek has with his soft blue eyes, flowing golden hair, and long limber legs. The only problem is that Shey is yin to Marek’s yang.

Can a man famed for throwing punches find serenity in the arms of a man known for his tranquil ways?

Men in Love and at War Series

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Mistela
Men in Love and at War Book 1
by LJ Collins
Genre: M/M Paranormal Romantic Suspense
When the cruise ship Luke Ganes is working on sinks off the coast of South
America, he thinks he has met his watery grave. Regaining
consciousness, he finds himself in a different world that defies the
laws of both nature and gravity. With the help of his saviour,
Girufu, he slowly comes to terms with his new environment and learns
to love his new home, Mistela. When he hears about the evil Taronas
and their quest to slay the Pescamans, he develops a plan to save his
newfound friends from their brutal attacks. As time passes, Girufu
proves to Luke he is the lover Luke has always been looking for. But
when Girufu pushes Luke to the limits of his sexuality, he panics and
begins a desperate journey, seeking a way back to Earth. His
arch-rival Janus convinces him he can help. Only love and a cunning
plan can save him from certain death.
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The 12 Gods
Men in Love and at War Book 2
What’s in a dream? Maybe nothing or everything. There’s certainly more to
it when the same dream keeps recurring and can’t be ignored.
Justin’s best friend Lucas suspects it has something to do with
their upcoming holiday to Mykonos. He predicts something strangely
wonderful is going to happen to Justin while they are there. But
nothing could prepare Justin for what was in store for him.
When The 12 Gods fear that humans have learned to think for themselves,
diminishing their Godly powers, four Gods are sent to Earth to find
out what is really going on. Hesodo is particularly keen to go, but
to accomplish a completely different mission—to find Justin and win
him back. When Justin has a tragic accident, there is only one
option, which results in Justin finding out more than he bargained
for about his past love and history, teaching him that dreams should
never be ignored.
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Sun, Sea and a Contemporary Art Gallery
Men in Love and at War Book 3
Coming from an underprivileged background in the East End of London,
Berkeley sets himself the challenge to escape poverty and do well for
himself. Armed with a good brain and determination, he succeeds and
wants for nothing, but there’s a bitter price to pay. Now the
challenge is with himself, and he escapes to the quiet of Tenerife
for love, only to lose it promptly. What now? With no career or
prospects in the unfamiliar country, what is Berkeley to do? He
decides to set up business opening an art gallery, yet knows nothing
about art. Comical disasters, veiled threats and visitors of a
spiritual nature, believing that he’s to be served up to the Devil
himself ensue. The whole experience pushes Berkeley to limits he’s
never encountered before, and he learns the hard way that what goes
around really does come around to haunt you. Only love and true
friendships can bring him back to the real world.

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Computer Lover
Men in Love and at War Book 4
After the distress of dealing with a failed relationship and business, life
starts to look up for Berkeley when he finds new work and discovers
the joys of gay chat sites. When he meets a captain from the US Army,
based in Iraq, his hopes of love and a bright future rise. After
several months, the captain asks Berkeley to do him a special favour,
so he can retire from the army and spend the rest of his days with
him. Berkeley reluctantly agrees, but when the favour results in him
having to part with his hard-earned cash, he is left with no other
choice, but to go to the police. Captain Frances comes to his rescue
and what starts out as a professional relationship quickly turns into
a lot more as they uncover a major internet scam and strive for
justice to be served.
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Royal Service
Men in Love and at War Book 5
Wherever Berkeley goes, or whatever he does, drama follows. Having recovered
from the ordeal of being the victim of an internet scam, his life
returns to normal working at a five-star hotel selling VIP vacation
club memberships to wealthy clients, and being with the love of his
life, Captain Rick. That is until he finds Rick cheating on him with
a woman. Feeling sad and lonely, Berkeley is enticed by the prospects
of high earnings and a jet setter lifestyle when he’s approached by
one of his clients to be a high-class escort.
Whilst he revels in being treated like a prince, he has to accommodate some
strange and unusual sexual requests, and before long he’s caught up
in a web of espionage between a transport conglomerate and a client
who is developing a futuristic technology that will change the future
of transport forever. Only Berkeley knows how he’s going to weave
his way out of his new-found problem.
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Rough Trade
Men in Love and at War Book 6
Berkeley is set for life after providing his Royal Services and decides to
travel to London to visit his friends and family to cheer him up.
There he has a raunchy chance encounter with a stranger on a train
who he meets again in unsuspected circumstances. In between all the
wild sexual antics, Leonard takes Berkeley back in time to a
spiritual world of religious communes, demons, exorcisms, and Ouija
boards that proves to be enlightening, unnerving, but most
worryingly, life threatening.
When Berkeley returns to Tenerife to discover his gardener has had an
accident, he enlists the help of a local beggar, a Moroccan man
called Mohammed, to service his garden and him. The sadness and
mystery of Mohammed’s past gradually unfolds, and when Berkeley
tries to do the right thing to help him, he is confronted with the
reality of Mohammed’s dark and chilling past.
Two different men spell double trouble for Berkeley, but he has never
shied away from a challenge—or a gorgeous man—and he’s not
about to now.
Trade Babes Turned Bad
Men in Love and at War Book 7
Two things are still plaguing Berkeley—the unexplained and strange
disappearance of Leonard, and the possible outcome of Mohammed’s
retrial for a manslaughter charge. They say bad things always come in
threes, and in Berkeley’s case that belief is no exception. When
Berkeley gets a call from one of his best friends from London, Paul,
his dose of bad karma is completed when he discovers Paul’s younger
brother, Kenny, has been killed in a tragic car accident. Berkeley
does his best to pacify Paul and stop him from going through with his
ludicrous plan. In exchange, Berkeley has to agree to go back to
London for the Trade reunion party. Berkeley and Paul have the time
of their lives, but when dawn breaks and the party’s over, all hell
breaks loose.
The Road to Mount Evans
Men in Love and at War Book 8
Berkeley and Paul are excited about attending their first gay rodeo in Denver,
Colorado. Even after a tiring fourteen-hour trip from London, the
bright lights and prospect of meeting some horny cowboys
instinctively draws them to Lower Downtown, where things aren’t
exactly what Berkeley had expected. Whilst Paul revels in throwing
himself at every available man in any bar or at any rodeo event,
Berkeley has different expectations. Beyond his wildest hopes and
dreams, Berkeley meets Nantan, a Native American, who sweeps Berkeley
off his feet. But Berkeley discovers there is a lot more to Nantan
than meets the eye.
Return to Loveland
Men in Love and at War Book 9
While Berkeley is waiting at Gatwick airport for his transfer flight from
Denver International airport to Tenerife, he convinces himself the
dream he’d had on the plane was more than just a dream. Battling
against rational thoughts and raw emotions, Berkeley follows his gut
instincts in search of the Native American, Nantan. Curious and keen
to understand more about Nantan’s life as a wolf, Berkeley gets a
lot closer than he expected to finding out what it’s really like.
Love conquers all as Berkeley escapes a close encounter with death
that cements his future with Nantan.
The Imposter
Men in Love and at War Book 10
Berkeley’s high spirits are dampened when he opens his world up to three
relative strangers and is confronted with a series of macabre
happenings. When things get out of hand, Berkeley turns to his
ex-partner, Captain Rick, to help unravel the mystery of what’s
happening and why. Berkeley’s gardener, Rene, a Santeria Priest, is
the obvious suspect. But is he too obvious and being set-up? Jacob,
an author, has the creative mind to develop and execute such a
cunning and sophisticated plan. Nantan has inside knowledge and the
opportunity. With another few suspects thrown into the pot, Berkeley
and Rick have their work cut out before time runs out and death
strikes again.
Born and raised in London, Lee worked as a successful senior management
consultant before moving to Tenerife to pursue a more fulfilling life
and to focus on his writing.
For Lee, the writing process is all
about when the mind and the fingers connect. He plans stories in his
head, but when the fingers take over, something else comes out…but
invariably, he is happy that he let his fingers do the talking.
He works with an amazing team at eXtasy/Divine books who inspire and
encourage his writing. He calls Jay Austin, the Chief Editor in
Charge, Laura McNellis, his editor and Carmen Waters, his
artist, THE DREAM TEAM. No further explanation required…
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Cash ~ Release Blitz

 

Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK
 
Length: 60,000 words approx.
 
Cover Design: Black Jazz Design
 
Blurb
 

Cash is a car mechanic with a secret. Head down, sleeves up, he hides from the past as much as his shattered heart, until a reluctant stumble into a Tottenham bar ends in the one night stand of his dreams.


Hunt saboteur Rae can’t believe his luck when he wakes up the next morning. Cash is gorgeous, and the hottest hook up he’s ever had. He doesn’t expect to see him again, until a twist of fate lands him on Cash’s doorstep a few months later.


United by a cause that’s broken Cash before, they are drawn together. They have more in common than they ever imagined, but with Cash haunted by the past, and Rae so tangled in the present, it’s not long before love isn’t enough to keep them alive.

Garrett Leigh is an award-winning British writer and book designer, currently working for Dreamspinner Press, Loose Id, Riptide Publishing, and Fox Love Press.


Garrett’s debut novel, Slide, won Best Bisexual Debut at the 2014 Rainbow Book Awards, and her polyamorous novel, Misfits was a finalist in the 2016 LAMBDA awards.


When not writing, Garrett can generally be found procrastinating on Twitter, cooking up a storm, or sitting on her behind doing as little as possible, all the while shouting at her menagerie of children and animals and attempting to tame her unruly and wonderful FOX.


Garrett is also an award winning cover artist, taking the silver medal at the Benjamin Franklin Book Awards in 2016. She designs for various publishing houses and independent authors at blackjazzdesign.com, and co-owns the specialist stock site moonstockphotography.com with photographer Dan Burgess.


Website: http://www.garrettleigh.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/garrettleighauthor/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Garrett_Leigh

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Elias

 

 
Length: 37,000 words approx.
 
Publisher: JMS Books
 
Blurb
 

Detective Thomas Doyle has been living a lonely, compartmentalized life ever since the death of his life partner, Aiden. He vowed never to let anybody get close to him again — the pain of losing a loved one is too much to bear. Despite his vow, Thomas is lonely, and has a number of one-night stands, sexual encounters with unnamed men he doesn’t care to remember. Then he meets Elias.


Elias Byrne knows the pain of abuse and rejection intimately. Unable to escape the clutches of his older brother, Elias dreams of someone to love, and of being loved in return. He admires Thomas, but the detective never pays him any notice. In a desperate attempt to get closer to him, Elias steals his wallet, then gives it back the next day.


Pretty soon, Thomas feels a strong attraction to the fiery, arrogant, younger man. Elias intrigues him, but he resists his growing feelings because he doesn’t want to get hurt again.


When Thomas rescues Elias from his abusive brother, can he also rescue them both from the loneliness that threatens to consume them? Can Elias conquer the detective’s hardened heart and find the love he always longed for? Or will Thomas stubbornly refuse to give himself another chance at love?

 
Excerpt
 

The Black Sheep’s lights were soft; people’s shadows moving inside seemed like dark souls waiting for a body to enter. In fact, people came to this specific pub for that reason. He wasn’t the first to use the privacy given by the place to find a hot body to lose himself in. Thomas entered and looked around, a worried expression of his face. His fists clenched, arms stiff at his sides. He headed to the bar and leaned an elbow on it, observing the surrounding people, the darkest corners, the private rooms, and the dance floor, a small area that only fit a few people. The music was rhythmic but not too fast. It was kind of sensual, so different from the folk music you usually heard in most Irish pubs.


Adrian, the barman, slid a glass in his direction.


“Here you go, the usual,” he said, winking.


Thomas nodded and answered with half a smile, putting the money on the counter. He turned away for a few moments before looking back at Adrian.


“Do you know Elias?” he asked.


Adrian seemed to think for a moment. “Thin, black hair, even darker eyes, sexy as hell?”


Thomas blinked. From the description, it sounded like Elias, even if Thomas didn’t personally find him sexy as hell. That is, he couldn’t deny what he’d seen under those long locks was something magnetic, that his body seemed thin but not skinny, but …


Thomas shook his head. He was a boy. And a thief. And a stalker. And who knew what else? And he wasn’t interested in him in that way.


“I think so,” he finally replied.


Adrian smiled and gestured to a hidden corner of the tiny dance floor. There, wearing a pair of tight jeans and a white T-shirt, was Elias, dancing with a guy behind him who had one hand on his chest and the other on his belly. His eyes were closed, and he was moving his pelvis. Sexy as hell, actually. His head was reclined, leaning on the shoulder of the man behind him, and he had his hand by his side as he swayed.


Thomas picked up his drink and took a long sip. That boy owed him an explanation. Suddenly, he realized he couldn’t accuse him of anything without some kind of evidence. For a very short moment, doubt ran through his mind: had it really been Elias, or had Thomas finally lost it? Maybe when he’d been twirling under the rain like an idiot fighting his panic attack?


When he looked at the dance floor again, Elias had disappeared.


“What the fuck!” he burst out, frustrated, a second before feeling somebody touch him, a solid body pushing against his back and a voice speaking in his ear, softly enough so as not to be heard by anyone else.


“If they told me to choose who to fuck, I would choose you.”


Thomas turned suddenly and almost spilled his Guinness on himself.


There he was — Elias.


Thomas observed him for a few moments, and his brain registered different things. This time, he could see Elias’s face, even if it was barely lit. It was a very unusual face: thin, big black eyes, a sharp nose, and a large, full mouth. Elias wasn’t as thin as he first seemed. Or, yes, he was thin, but the right definition would have been slim. The stretch T-shirt highlighted his long muscles, as well as his tight jeans, which underlined the contour of his hips, molding his legs. His hair was long at the front and really, really black. His gaze in that moment was particularly intense. The corners of his mouth were turned up in half a smirk.


Thomas suddenly looked away from his lips, the taste of which he could still feel on his mouth, and took a sip of beer.


“I saw you while I was dancing. You came looking for me,” Elias continued.


It wasn’t a question. It was an assertion.


“No. I came looking for my wallet.”


Sure, he could have beaten around the bush, but this guy somehow got on his nerves, and he wasn’t in the mood for acting kindly. He waited for a question from him, even outrage. What he wasn’t expecting was Elias taking his hand, turning it over, and putting the wallet in it.


“And what does this mean?” Thomas growled. “If this is a joke, it’s not funny.”


“Isn’t that your wallet? Didn’t you come here for it? Here it is. No joke.” Elias’s expression was unperturbed.


“You stole it.”


“Had it on loan.”


“I could report you.” Better yet, I could arrest you. But he didn’t say that out loud because he didn’t want Elias to know anything else about him.


“Does it look like I’m stopping you from doing anything you want to do?”

 
Author Bio
 

Erin is Irish in her heart and soul, and she hopes she’ll move to the Emerald Island one day. She lives with her husband and their cats in a house near a wheat field.


She has been writing for years, but admits she is a very undisciplined writer. The problem is that handling a couple of jobs makes it almost impossible to write every day. She loves letting her mind wander through the real world. She likes to write contemporary M/M romance because she loves love. And men. 



For more information, please visit erinekeller.com.

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