New releases: April 15, 2013

April 15, 2013

Bullheaded by Catt Ford

Bull rider Cody and bullfighter Johnny share a love of adrenaline and each other, but machismo threatens to ruin all they have built. Bullheaded by Catt Ford, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Aging bull rider Cody Grainger needs bullfighter Johnny Arrow for more than just protection in the ring. Their bond of trust goes beyond the professional and into love, but while their relationship holds up to the need for discretion imposed by their sport and repeatedly having to watch each other put themselves in the way of dangerous animals, other barriers still tear them apart.

For one thing, Cody is ten years older than Johnny. But instead of contemplating retirement, he focuses on winning the championship, desperate to stay on top. Johnny is only beginning to find the professional recognition he craves. When frustration leads Johnny to walk away, Cody’s season slumps. While they’re apart, they both slowly realize they are meant to be together. But machismo abounds in the sport of bull riding, and their pride might be an obstacle too big for love to overcome.

Length: Novel (340p.) | Genre: Western | Release Date: April 15, 2013 |Buy as eBook (ISBN: 978-1-62380-626-2) | Buy as Paperback (ISBN: 978-1-62380-625-5)

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The Mystery of Ruby Lode by Scotty Cade

Four adventure seekers travel to Colorado to unravel the mystery of the Ruby Lode mine. But Ruby Lode’s secret might get them first. The Mystery of Ruby Lode by Scotty Cade, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Second Edition

After six months of research, adventure seekers Bowen McAlister, Cyrus Curran, Duff Gentry, and Lockhart Dawson make their way to Boulder, Colorado, to explore the abandoned gold mine Ruby Lode. But when they arrive, Duff, a born psychic, senses something isn’t quite right—and the closer they get, the more his unease grows.

Something long buried in the deep shafts and drifts of Ruby Lode makes its presence known by exposing dark, guarded secrets. Preying on the adventurers’ weaknesses and insecurities, Ruby Lode’s own destructive secret threatens their sanity, friendship, and ultimately their lives. Bo, Cy, Duff, and Lockey must work together to unravel the century-old mystery before they become another footnote in the mine’s history.

First Edition published by Silver Publishing, June 2012

Length: Novel (214p.) | Genre: Paranormal – Ghosts, Mystery/Suspense, Historical – Americans Release Date: April 15, 2013 |Buy as eBook (ISBN: 978-1-62380-564-7) | Buy as Paperback (ISBN: 978-1-62380-563-0)

New releases: April 8, 2013

April 8, 2013

Murderous Requiem by Jamie Fessenden

When he’s asked to transcribe an ancient music score, Jeremy is drawn back into the occult group he started with his college boyfriend. Murderous Requiem by Jamie Fessenden, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Jeremy Spencer never imagined the occult order he and his boyfriend, Bowyn, started as a joke in college would become an international organization with hundreds of followers. Now a professor with expertise in Renaissance music, Jeremy finds himself drawn back into the world of free love and ceremonial magick he’d left behind, and the old jealousies and hurt that separated him from Bowyn eight years ago seem almost insignificant.

Then Jeremy begins to wonder if the centuries-old score he’s been asked to transcribe hides something sinister. With each stanza, local birds flock to the old mansion, a mysterious fog descends upon the grounds, and bats swarm the temple dome. During a séance, the group receives a cryptic warning from the spirit realm. And as the music’s performance draws nearer, Jeremy realizes it may hold the key to incredible power—power somebody is willing to kill for.

Length: Novel (270p.) | Genre: Mystery/Suspense, Fantasy/Paranormal (Other), M/M/M or More | Release Date: April 8, 2013 |Buy as eBook (ISBN: 978-1-62380-569-2) | Buy as Paperback (ISBN: 978-1-62380-568-5)

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A Wild Ride by Andrew Grey

The complications of the rodeo circuit will tear Dante and Ryan apart if they can’t hang on for the wild ride. A Wild Ride by Andrew Grey, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Dante Rivers just lost the rodeo by two one hundredths of a point: he’s frustrated as hell, needs to get laid, and he knows just where to go. That night he meets Ryan Abbott and catches his eye—Ryan watched the rodeo and is still riding high on the rush. The chemistry between them ignites, but Dante, unable to deal with complications, leaves while Ryan’s asleep.

Ryan figures he’ll never see Dante again, but they’re fatefully reunited when Dante’s grandfather, Hy, hires Ryan to help straighten out some old investments. The attraction between Ryan and Dante still sizzles. Sex slowly turns to more, but obstacles abound: Hy’s failing health, Dante’s homophobic sponsor, an attack on Ryan, and Dante’s own struggle with his identity. Any one thing would be enough to separate them permanently… unless they both decide to hang on for the wild ride.

Length: Novel (200p.) | Genre: Western, BDSM/Kink | Release Date: April 8, 2013 | Buy as eBook (ISBN: 978-1-62380-465-7) | Buy as Paperback (ISBN: 978-1-62380-464-0)

New Releases: March 6, 2013

March 6, 2013

Riveted by SJD Peterson

Ty and Blake need to let go of their pasts and take the next steps outside the playroom. Riveted by SJD Peterson, available from Dreamspinner Press.


A Whispering Pines Ranch storyA Guards of Folsom story

When Ty left Pegasus for New York, he knew he was falling for Blake but wasn’t sure he could trust him. Blake didn’t know whether he could be vulnerable enough to take on another boy. Since the move to the Big Apple, Blake and Ty have learned how to live with each other. Now they need to let go of their pasts and take the next steps outside the playroom.

Length: Short | Genre: Western, BDSM/Kink | Release Date: March 6, 2013 | Free eBook (ISBN: 978-1-62380-592-0)

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Gay as Mardi Gras by Lily Velden

Daniel and Jesse embark on a gay cruise to mend their broken hearts—with some, ah, interesting results for straight boy Jesse. Gay as Mardi Gras by Lily Velden, available from Dreamspinner Press.

After the demise of his relationship with his childhood sweetheart, Janey, Jesse needs to get away. His nan has just the thing: a month-long cruise around Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. It seems perfect—until Jesse realizes what kind of cruise it is.

A gay cruise.

Since Jesse’s roommate, Daniel, is recovering from a broken heart, the two decide to buddy up. They hit it off, and with Daniel now Jesse’s partner in crime, they explore the boat and participate in all the fun activities on offer—with some, ah, interesting results for straight boy Jesse.

Length: Novella (77p.) | Genre: Contemporary | Release Date: March 6, 2013 | Buy as eBook (ISBN: 978-1-62380-431-2)

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Networked by Claire Russett

Duncan and Chris will have to team up one more time if they want to save their home. Networked by Claire Russett, available from Dreamspinner Press.

An Argo Novel

Major Duncan Harris is a Union soldier serving aboard the space station Argo, leading one of the station’s exploratory teams. He is quiet, reserved, and has sworn off any personal relationships since his last one ended messily. Besides, working closely with various team members makes him uncomfortable.

One of Argo’s engineers, Dr. Christophe Vabre, recently started serving on Duncan’s team. Chris is slowly getting to know Duncan, but Duncan seems determined to keep him at arm’s length, and his mixed messages confuse Chris. When, on one of their missions, they discover a piece of technology that allows people to share their thoughts, Chris never imagines he’ll use it with Duncan—or that the machine will reveal the depth of Duncan’s true emotions.

Duncan is horrified to find himself not only sharing his feelings but forcing Chris to reciprocate his advance. Mortified, he flees Chris’s lab—but before Duncan can discover the truth, an attack on Argo forces the station to evacuate. He and Chris will have to team up one more time if they want to save their home.

Length: Novel (200p.) | Genre: Science Fiction |Release Date: March 6, 2013 | Buy as eBook (ISBN: 978-1-62380-384-1) | Buy as Paperback (ISBN: 978-1-62380-383-4)

The Fight Within by Andrew Grey

March 4, 2013

Finding a way to stop an abuser unites Bryce and Paytah to fight their way forward—together. The Fight Within by Andrew Grey, available from Dreamspinner Press.


A Book in the Good Fight Series

Bryce Morton needs a change of scenery. Since his partner’s death a year ago, he’s become withdrawn and quiet, so his friends, Jerry Lincoln and Akecheta (John) Black Raven, convince him to go camping with them on a Sioux reservation. Though he’s not immediately sure he’s done the right thing, Bryce becomes more interested when he meets Paytah, the man who owns the reservation’s trading post.

Paytah Stillwater’s life is filled with hurt, and sometimes the only thing he has left is pride. After being abused as a child and disbelieved when he spoke up, he has withdrawn into himself—but he can never truly put his past behind him, because the source of his pain still lives on the reservation. Paytah is proud of his heritage and careful with his heart, but when Bryce commits a selfless act of kindness for one of the reservation’s children, the walls around Paytah’s heart begin to melt.

Bryce and Paytah each fight the pain within them. When Paytah’s abuser sets his sights on one of the reservation youngsters, Bryce and Paytah must set their individual fights aside. Finding a way to stop the abuser unites them to fight their way forward—together.

Length: Novel (206p.) | Genre: Western |Release Date: March 4, 2013 | Buy as eBook (ISBN: 978-1-62380-401-5) | Buy as Paperback (ISBN: 978-1-62380-400

A Volatile Range by Andrew Grey

February 4, 2013

Gordon hangs on for a ride as he deals with a new love and a painful past. A Volatile Range by Andrew Grey, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Stories from the Range: Book Six

Since mustering out of the Marines, Gordon Fisher has been off the grid and out of money, so when a group of ecoterrorists promises him big bucks to set some mistreated animals free, Gordon agrees. Unfortunately, the animals are Wally Schumacher’s large cats, and one of them decides to take a chunk out of Gordon.

Still hurting from a breakup, Mario Laria finds Gordon and escorts him back to Dakota’s ranch at gunpoint, only to have his heartstrings tugged on when he discovers Gordon is living out of his truck.

With Dakota doctoring, Wally wanting Gordon gone for good, and Mario falling in love, Gordon hangs on for the ride. But what looms on his horizon threatens to tear apart what little hope he’s found. No one knows Gordon’s past keeps him up at night, and the military wants answers he just can’t give.

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

No Commitment Necessary by Talia Carmichael

December 19, 2012

Soon Kevin has to admit to himself that he wants all of Nate, not just his body. No Commitment Necessary by Talia Carmichael, available from Dreamspinner Press.

An Encounters novella

To commit or not to commit—it’s not even a question for laid-back cowboy Nate Bailey. Since he doesn’t do relationships and values his peace of mind, his initial reaction to the temptation of his coworker, Kevin Matthews, is a clear no. Then Kevin counteroffers “no-strings sex” and the game changes. Or does it?

Kevin Matthews wants to build a new life. Masterson Ranch is a great place for it, and the handsome cowboy who showed him the ropes when he started working on the ranch is just the man he’s looking for. The problem is Nate’s fear of commitment. Hoping to entice him, Kevin offers a casual arrangement—but soon Kevin has to admit to himself that he wants all of Nate, not just his body.

Length: Novella | Genre: Western| Buy as eBook

When I’m Gone by Amber Redd

December 13, 2012

Richie is looking for answers when he is thrusted into the middle of a battle between magic and werewolves. When I’m Gone by Amber Redd, available from Dreamspinner Press.

The Stone Trail Series: Book Two; sequel to Chasing the Mailman

As New Year’s approaches, a grieving Richie Tatten collects his dead sister’s belongings from the institution where she lived. The mystery of her suicide confounds him and adds to his growing frustration with the disappearance of his life partner, Albert, who vanished months earlier. Hoping to find answers, Richie heads to the small town of Stone Trail, but the unwelcoming citizens leave Richie reluctant to continue his search. Then new information about his sister’s death gives him a lead on Albert’s whereabouts—and thrusts him into the middle of a battle between magic and werewolves.

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

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

Papa’s Boy by Sue Brown

November 16, 2012

Ray must protect Lee and his own reputation, all while trying to convince Zeke that he doesn’t need to run away. Papa’s Boy by Sue Brown, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Sequel to Complete Faith – Morning Report: Book Three

When Ray Sloane tires of the men in his usual club, he finds himself in the Pink Palm, an inauspiciously named spit-and-sawdust dive, not the sort of place an elementary school teacher and pastor’s assistant should be seen in. On the other hand, Ray needs a fresh face. But what he gets is a closeted, desperately unhappy divorcé named Zeke.

Losing his teaching job and his kids has left Zeke bitter and in denial about his sexuality, but Ray is determined to get under his skin. Just as Zeke starts to relax, life interferes with Ray’s plans: Lee, the teenage organist from St. Mark’s, tells his parents that he was abused as a teeanger by a prominent congregation member from his old church, and Ray becomes the target of bullies at school and has to worry about his own job. With the specter of what happened to Zeke hanging over him, Ray must protect Lee and his own reputation, all while trying to convince Zeke that he doesn’t need to run away when their relationship grows more intense.

Length: Novel | Genre: Western | Series: Morning Report Series by Sue Brown | Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback

Worth the Coming Home by Lisa M. Owens

October 26, 2012

When all of their secrets and fears are exposed, Dane is determined to protect Josh, even if it means leaving him behind.  Worth the Coming Home by Lisa M. Owens, available from Dreamspinner Press.

For Josh Brooks, it’s a summer of wishes come true. First he gets his dream horse from a rival trainer. Then his brother’s Army Ranger buddy, Dane Keller, comes to work on the ranch and Josh meets his dream lover too. Dane is hot, competent, and fresh out of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Everything would be perfect—except nobody knows Josh and Dane are gay.

All Dane wants is a quiet life in a less claustrophobic closet and a ranch job where he can earn a living. But when his best friend’s little brother, the one who wrote the letters that kept their spirits up in Afghanistan, turns out to have grown up in all the right ways, Dane can’t help wanting more despite his fear of commitment.

While Dane and Josh are busy trying—and failing—to keep their hands to themselves, someone else is watching, biding his time. Then he strikes, first at Josh and then at the prized horse. When all of their secrets and fears are exposed, Dane is determined to protect Josh, even if it means leaving him behind.

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