Brown-eyed Devil by Evan Gilbert

December 7, 2012

Despite the inexplicable love he feels for Myron, Anoki will have to banish him to the spirit world to prevent disaster. Brown-eyed Devil by Evan Gilbert, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Eighteen-year-old Myron Mitchell’s small-town life is getting strange. First, a handsome, mysterious Native American man named Anoki appears in town, and Myron discovers they share a powerful affection neither of them understands. Second, people in the area have been disappearing. And finally, Myron’s body has begun to change in a deadly way. When Myron’s friend Bette becomes the latest abductee, he vows to bring her back—but his time is shorter than he knows.

A necromancer who possesses power over spirits, Anoki has come to stop the person behind the abductions. Unfortunately, he must also stop Myron, the victim of a curse that transforms him into an uncontrollable monster. Despite the inexplicable love he feels for Myron, Anoki will have to banish him to the spirit world to prevent disaster. But Myron wants enough time to find his friend, and Anoki needs Myron’s growing inhuman senses to track down the kidnapper. They agree to work together, but the clock is ticking: they need to find Bette and the kidnapper before Myron transforms completely. Then Anoki must banish the man who seems to be the missing part of his heart.

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

Peter’s Chair by John Simpson

December 7, 2012

Brian and those closest to him must battle not only earthly foes but the devil himself.  Peter’s Chair by John Simpson, available from Dreamspinner Press.

2nd Edition

Pope Dominic V is dying. Among the cardinals called to Rome is Brian Blair of the United States: young, headstrong, gay, and accompanied by his lover and aide, Monsignor William Hart. When the pope passes, the cardinals meet in the papal conclave to choose his successor. To everyone’s surprise, especially his own, Cardinal Blair is elected.

Taking the name John XXIV, Blair immediately sets out to change church policy in the area of human rights. In the face of strong opposition, he approves birth control and urges equal treatment of those in the gay community.

In the midst of controversy and an attempt on the new pope’s life, evidence that a group of conservative priests have invited Satan into St. Peter’s Basilica comes to light. Now Brian and those closest to him must battle not only earthly foes but the devil himself.

Second Edition – First Electronic Edition published by Devine Destinies (June 2009)

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

Burning It Down by Christopher Koehler

December 7, 2012

Adam has to choose between breaking up with Owen to save him from Jordan’s fury or risking both their lives to stay by Owen’s side. Burning It Down by Christopher Koehler, available from Dreamspinner Press.

A CalPac Crew Novel

When newly promoted fire battalion chief Owen Douglas skips out on physical therapy after an on-the-job injury, his one-time hookup, Brad Sundstrom, bullies him into joining the adaptive rowing program at the Capital City Rowing Club. There, Owen meets Adam Lennox, a veterinarian and former rower who also works as a volunteer. Adam is new in town and eager to make friends, but the chemistry between him and Owen is blistering.

Despite Owen’s commitment issues, he wants more this time. He makes a move, and the friendship he shares with Adam turns into more. But Adam hasn’t left his past as far behind as he thought. When his abusive ex-boyfriend, Jordan Sanders, returns, Adam and Owen find themselves in grave danger.

Jordan won’t let anything stop him from getting Adam back—not even a court order. Soon Adam has to choose between breaking up with Owen to save him from Jordan’s fury or risking both their lives to stay by Owen’s side.

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

Still Life by Jaime Samms

December 6, 2012

In order for Allan and his ex Mac to have a real relationship, they’ll have to look below the surface. Still Life by Jaime Samms, available from Dreamspinner Press.

When Allan Song’s ex, Mac, shows up to model for the life drawing class Allan teaches, he turns everything upside-down. Mac is still as infuriatingly attractive as when Allan first met him—and still trying to figure out where he fits on the gender spectrum. He’s more than a little out of control, and he’s taken some stupid risks that have come back to haunt him. If they’re going to get back together, Allan wants a real relationship—but for that, he and Mac will need to look below the surface.

Length: Novella | Genre: Holiday| Buy as eBook

Hunter and Hunted by M.D. Grimm

December 5, 2012

When Glenn reveals the true nature of the Knights to Hunter, he’s determined not to lose the man he has come to love and respect. Hunter and Hunted by M.D. Grimm, available from Dreamspinner Press.

The Shifters: Book Four

Orphan Hunter Landon craves a family who will love him unconditionally. When he’s adopted by the Knights, an organization dedicated to destroying shifters, Hunter is grateful, but their ideology never sits right. Finally, on a rite of passage during which he’s supposed to kill his first shifter, Hunter discovers the truth: he meets Glenn Lightfoot, a deer shifter, and asks a lot of questions.

Glenn hates the Knights and worries about the safety of his herd with one in their midst. After all, the Knights have hurt his family before. On the other hand, this is his chance to convert an enemy, and some instinct tells him Hunter won’t betray him.

Soon Hunter sees the Knights for the monsters they are. When his time is up, he leaves the herd to protect Glenn. But Glenn is determined not to lose the man he has come to love and respect to the Knights’ cruel campaign.

Length: Novella | Genre: Werewolves/Shapeshifters| Buy as eBook

Greeting Cards by Tinnean

December 5, 2012

Accidental pen pals Ben and Jason find their frequent correspondence blossoming into something more. Greeting Cards by Tinnean, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Holidays are for lovers, just apparently not Ben Haggerty. Not this holiday. After his degree-seeking lover leaves humble blue-collar Ben, Ben spends the Yuletide miserable. He’s not accustomed to being alone, not after seven years. Eventually Ben finds his lover’s new address and sends him a greeting card asking when he’ll come back home—only to learn in the returned correspondence that his card reached the wrong address and another man, Jason Prescott, by mistake.

Jason is touched by Ben’s appeal to his lover, and he and Ben spend months growing close as pen pals. Frequently exchanged correspondence turns into weekends spent together, but after learning Jason’s working on his second master’s degree and is even smarter than Ben’s ex, Ben wonders if Jason will be able to love someone as ordinary as he is.

Length: Novella | Genre: Holiday | Buy as eBook

Brute by Kim Fielding

December 3, 2012

As Brute gets to know Gray, he discovers his own worth, but he also learns doing what is right can bring its own danger. Brute by Kim Fielding, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Brute leads a lonely life in a world where magic is commonplace. He is seven and a half feet of ugly, and of disreputable descent. No one, including Brute, expects him to be more than a laborer. But heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and when he is maimed while rescuing a prince, Brute’s life changes abruptly. He is summoned to serve at the palace in Tellomer as a guard for a single prisoner. It sounds easy but turns out to be the challenge of his life.

Rumors say the prisoner, Gray Leynham, is a witch and a traitor. What is certain is that he has spent years in misery: blind, chained, and rendered nearly mute by an extreme stutter. And he dreams of people’s deaths—dreams that come true.

As Brute becomes accustomed to palace life and gets to know Gray, he discovers his own worth, first as a friend and a man and then as a lover. But Brute also learns heroes sometimes face difficult choices and that doing what is right can bring danger of its own.

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

An Isolated Range by Andrew Grey

December 3, 2012

Is Quinn willing to put his life on hold while Marty dealins with his emotional isolation? An Isolated Range by Andrew Grey, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Stories from the Range: Book Five

Marty Green has two loves in life: horses and basketball. But suffering a stroke during his first college game throws a wrench in his plans. After months spent in the hospital, recuperating under the zealous care of his overprotective parents, Marty realizes he needs to be on his own, so when he’s offered a job at a ranch owned by his doctor’s good friend, he takes it.

When veterinary assistant Quinn Knepper sees Marty for the first time, his heart nearly stops. He’s smitten, and Marty appears interested though shy. There are just two problems: Quinn’s father wants him to hide his sexuality from the world, and Marty’s Wyoming Senator father is a homophobe with no idea his son is gay—which Quinn learns when the senator proposes an amendment banning gay marriage.

Dealing with two unsupportive families is a heavy burden, but Quinn vows to make it work. Unfortunately, that may mean putting his life on hold while Marty overcomes his emotional isolation—unless, of course, Marty sacrifices his happiness to his father’s political ambition and ends the relationship before it gets started.

Length: Novel | Genre: Western| Series: Stories from the Range | Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback

Shy by John Inman

November 30, 2012

Not even nine hundred chickens can stand in the way of true love. Shy by John Inman, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Dating is hard enough.  Throw in an incontinent Chihuahua, an unrequited love affair, a severe case of social anxiety disorder, a dying father, and a man-eating hog and it becomes darned near impossible. Still, it takes two to tango—and when Tom Morgan, a mild-mannered assistant bank manager with a debilitating case of shyness, meets Frank Wells, who is straight off the farm and even shyer than he is, sparks start flying.

Just when Tom and Frank’s burgeoning love affair is rolling along nicely, Frank must return to Indiana to oversee the farm while his father battles cancer.  Tom tags along to help Frank out and finds himself slopping hogs and milking cows and wondering what the hell happened to his orderly citified existence. And what’s with all the chickens?  Tom hates chickens!

With Frank’s help, Tom grits his teeth and muddles through.  Funny what a couple of guys can accomplish when they’re crazy about each other. Not even nine hundred chickens can stand in the way of true love.

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

The Actor and the Earl by Rebecca Cohen

November 30, 2012

Sebastian will need every drop of talent he has to survive with both his head and his heart intact. The Actor and the Earl by Rebecca Cohen, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Elizabethan actor Sebastian Hewel takes his bow at the proscenium only to embark on the role of a lifetime. When his twin sister, Bronwyn, reneges on the arrangement to marry Earl Anthony Crofton, Sebastian reluctantly takes her place. At nineteen, Sebastian knows his days as a leading lady are numbered, but with this last performance, he hopes to restore his family’s name and pay off his late father’s debts. Never mind the danger of losing his head should he be discovered.

He didn’t expect Anthony to be so charming and alluring—not to mention shrewd. While he applauds Sebastian’s plan, Anthony offers a mutually beneficial arrangement instead. Sebastian will need every drop of talent he has to survive with both his head and his heart intact, because this is the best part he’s ever had.

Length: Novel | Genre: Historical – Europe | Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback