Scratch & Sniff by J.L. O’Faolain

January 30, 2013

Being a hero is hard enough; add a surprise love confession, unresolved attraction to a former villain and a mole–Push is in for a ride. Scratch & Sniff by J.L. O’Faolain, available from Dreamspinner Press.


No More Heroes: Book Two; Sequel to Push Comes to Shove

Being a hero has its drawbacks.

Real-life superhero Push knows that better than anyone. When the Cape Cabinet decided to boost their numbers and commissioned the release of Wrath, a former supercriminal, Push and his best friend, Scratch, got the arduous assignment of rehabilitating Wrath and showing him heroism’s ropes.

Now all three are stuck in Shove Point, Arkansas, lying in wait for one of Wrath’s evil villain ex-buddies. Between the mysterious plane crash in the center of town and the spacecraft that self-destructed, Shove Point is weird enough. Then the utterly straight Scratch suddenly professes his undying love for Push.

As the situation heats up—between him and Scratch and in Shove Point—Push decides to call in reinforcements. Giant robots stomping all over the small town do not help matters, nor does a rampaging cyborg, nor Push’s unresolved attraction to Wrath. Then they discover there’s a mole in the Real-Life Superhero association. Whatever their differences, the newly formed team must put aside their baggage and work together to prevent an even greater tragedy.

Length: Novel | Genre: Science Fiction, Mystery/Suspense | Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback

Keeper’s Pledge by JL Merrow

January 30, 2013

Philip and Danny have been enjoying a passionate relationship until now, but visitors to the manor threaten their happiness. Keeper’s Pledge by JL Merrow, available from Dreamspinner Press.


Midwinter Manor: Book Two; Sequel to Poacher’s Fall

Landowner Philip Luccombe has been enjoying a passionate relationship with young poacher turned gamekeeper Danny Costessey for four years now. Danny’s love has brought him out of the shell he retreated into when his first lover died after the Great War. But this Christmas, visitors to the manor threaten their happiness. Philip’s young cousin Matthew is artistic, vivacious, and flirtatious: just the sort to remind him of his long-dead first love—and to emphasise the social gulf between Philip and Danny.

But the worst danger comes from much nearer home. An old flame of Danny’s is discovered in incriminating circumstances, forcing the lovers to keep their distance for fear of being tarred with the same brush. Meanwhile, Danny’s younger brother, Toby, has grown to resent the connection between his brother and the lord of the manor. Danny wants to do the right thing—but that could divide the lovers forever.

Length: Novella | Genre: Historical – Europe| Buy as eBook

Poacher’s Fall by JL Merrow

January 30, 2013

When Danny tries to move beyond friendship, Philip panics—and his rejection threatens not only their happiness, but Danny’s health. Poacher’s Fall by JL Merrow, available from Dreamspinner Press.


Midwinter Manor: Book One

One snowy night just before Christmas, 1922, poacher Danny Costessey rounds off a night trapping rabbits by climbing a tree to fetch some mistletoe for his mother—only to fall and break his leg. Taken to the manor house to recover from his injuries, Danny meets the reclusive owner, Philip Luccombe. Village gossip has it Luccombe went mad during the war, but Danny soon realizes he’s simply still mourning his late lover. As friendship grows between them, Danny starts to fall for handsome, shy Philip.

Danny’s lively nature, roguish good looks, and ready laughter enchant Philip, and he finds himself being drawn out of his shell whether he will it or not. But when Danny tries to move beyond friendship, Philip panics—and his rejection threatens not only their happiness, but Danny’s health.

Previously published as short story Pleasures With Rough Strife in December 2009 by Dreamspinner Press.

Length: Novella | Genre: Historical – Europe| Buy as eBook

Callers’ Secrets by Charlie Piersol

January 28, 2013

Will could never admit to his attraction to Ren—or the wicked things he imagines doing with him. Callers’ Secrets by Charlie Piersol, available from Dreamspinner Press.


When a Fantasy Muse falls in love with a human, things can get sticky.

On the surface, Ren Crystal appears to be a regular computer repair shop owner—but he isn’t. Ren is a Fantasy Muse, born to covertly pleasure the men who desire him. Although Ren immensely enjoys his purpose in life, he doesn’t feel a personal connection to his “callers” until handsome college professor Will Spencer brings his PC in for repairs.

When Will unwittingly reveals his secrets to Ren in fantasy, Ren finds himself falling in love. Because Ren is young, he doesn’t realize how hard it will be to date a human like Will, and problems quickly arise.

Though Ren is uninhibited by nature, Will struggles with his desires. His outward conservative persona conflicts with his inner life. Will could never admit to his attraction to Ren—or the wicked things he imagines doing with him—but Ren knows. Both men have secrets that could keep them apart. Together they must bear the weight of their mutual deception.

Length: Novel | Genre: Contemporary Fantasy | Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback

Metal Heart by Meredith Shayne

January 28, 2013

Scott has to decide between his safe existence and the twenty-year-old love song that could cost him his sobriety—and his heart. Metal Heart by Meredith Shayne, available from Dreamspinner Press.


Scott King swore off rock stardom after his band, King Phoenix, crashed and burned. Now in his forties, Scott lives a quiet life as a music producer and session guitarist. But in a box hidden in his wardrobe lie the relics of the past he left behind—a past filled with drugs, booze, and broken hearts. For sixteen years, Scott has had no contact with his former bandmates, so when he’s asked to play at a benefit gig for King Phoenix’s old sound man, his world turns upside down. A King Phoenix reunion means a run-in with Scott’s ex, Ash Walker—and sixteen years ago, believing Ash wanted to leave the band, Scott OD’d and almost died.

Since then, Scott has ruthlessly suppressed his feelings. As a result, he’s completely unprepared for the impact of seeing Ash again, or for dealing with his emotions about the band’s demise. He definitely didn’t expect Ash to want to start up where they left off. Now Scott has to decide between his safe existence and the twenty-year-old love song that could cost him his sobriety—and his heart.

Length: Novel | Genre: Contemporary  | Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback

When Past Comes to Present by R.G. Green

January 25, 2013

Tyler must figure out how to protect Sean without losing him—to a murderer or the emotional upheaval that occurs when the past comes knocking. When Past Comes to Present by R.G. Green, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Three years ago, private detective Tyler Beckett gained unwanted fame when he found evidence that sent murderer Miles Trubett to prison. Now, three years later, Tyler enjoys a successful business and a happy home life, even if he can’t quite make himself ask his lover, Sean St. Claire, to move in permanently. But when a pushy journalist comes to him with the case of a gay man’s apparent suicide, Tyler finds himself stuck between a rock and a hard place. The ultimatum: investigate or risk losing the support of the gay community. His reluctant acceptance of the case is only the beginning of the difficulties he will face, however, as he soon discovers Trubett is on the loose and intent on revenge—and Tyler is not his only target.

Soon, unforeseen circumstances bring Tyler’s ex, Scott, back into his life. The disruption Scott causes in his relationship with Sean leaves Tyler struggling with more than the risk of retribution. As the physical and emotional threats mount, Tyler must figure out how to protect Sean without losing him—to Trubett or the emotional upheaval that occurs when past comes to present.

Length: Novel | Genre: Mystery/Suspense| Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback

Until It’s Time to Go by Connie Bailey

January 25, 2013

How can Isaac juggle his craft, his crush, and his godson’s problems when he can’t even take care of his cat? Until It’s Time to Go by Connie Bailey, available from Dreamspinner Press.

When a tragedy derailed his life, screenwriter Isaac Zevin became a recluse. Between the cheesy straight-to-video action scripts and his drinking problem, he’s surprised to get a call from Tony Kendall, the award-winning director he was slated to work with just before he fell off the map. After some persuading, Isaac agrees to help Tony realize his modernized vision of The Picture of Dorian Gray.

On set, Isaac is horrified to find the lead role filled by heartthrob superstar Colby Lightner, an actor Isaac believes embodies everything that’s wrong with Hollywood. Colby, on the other hand, couldn’t be happier to work with Isaac and resolves to make Isaac like him. As Isaac deals with his unwelcome attraction to Colby and the stress of writing a script during production, Laith, his troubled godson, shows up at his door looking for help. Isaac knows if he turns his back on the boy, he’ll never forgive himself. But how can he juggle his craft, his crush, and his godson’s problems when he can’t even take care of his cat?

Length: Novel | Genre: Contemporary| Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback

The Bell Tower of St. Barnabas by Alice Keats

January 23, 2013

Gabriel asks for the love of his secret crush but wishing fairy Emmeline has other plans. The Bell Tower of St. Barnabas by Alice Keats, available from Dreamspinner Press.


At St. Barnabas Academy, there is a legend that if you stand by the bell tower and wish for true love as the midnight chimes ring in Valentine’s Day, your wish will come true. Every year, students test the legend, pinning their hopes on a romantic tale passed down through generations.

But not Caleb.

To Caleb, those stories are just part of a stupid superstition. He’s completely uninterested in romance and doesn’t want his lifelong best friend, Gabriel, depending on a myth to make his secret crush reciprocate his feelings. But the stories are a little truer than Caleb thought. When Gabriel takes his request to the bell, the result is pink, sparkly, and utterly unaware of the concept of personal space: the wishing fairy Emmeline, whose new mission in life is to fulfill Gabriel’s wish—by making Caleb fall in love with him.

Length: Novella | Genre: Contemporary Fantasy| Buy as eBook

Perfect by M.A. Church

January 23, 2013

Jeff Mayfield loves only what his money and power can buy, but the Fates have plans for him in the form of the unbelievably sexy Cam—Cupid in his human form. Perfect by M.A. Church, available from Dreamspinner Press.


The Gods: Book Two; Sequel to Priceless

Jaded billionaire Jeff Mayfield loves only what his money and power can buy, but the Fates have plans for him. First a player in Jeff’s casino hits a huge jackpot and things turn hectic.Then, in the middle of the chaos, Jeff lays eyes on the unbelievably sexy Cam Smith—Cupid in his human form.

Seized by lust, Jeff makes a move, only to find himself on the receiving end of a blistering wave of sexual intent. Cam disassembles Jeff’s self-image and puts it back together upside down. But Jeff isn’t the only one struggling with control. Cam’s alter ego is Jealousy, and if he loses his composure, the consequences will be deadly.

Length: Novella | Genre: Other paranormal| Buy as eBook

After the End by Alex Kidwell

January 21, 2013

Quinn has focused on endings, but as Brady begins to thaw his existence, Quinn realizes that one moement doesn’t define your life. After the End by Alex Kidwell, available from Dreamspinner Press.

After Quinn O’Malley loses his partner of ten years, Aaron, to cancer, he withdraws from everything.  In a single tragic moment, he goes from an artist with a loving partner and a future to an uninspired comic book store owner who barely exists. He hides behind a shield of grief, refusing to let Aaron go. He feels guilty for even trying to imagine a life apart from what he’d had.

The charming party planner Quinn’s best friend insists he meet on a blind date isn’t someone he’s ready for. Brady Banner walks into Quinn’s small frozen world and turns everything upside down. For years, Quinn has focused on endings, but as Brady begins to thaw his existence, Quinn realizes that one moment can do more than stop a life—it can also start a new one.

Length: Novel | Genre: Contemporary | Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback