Frat House Troopers by Xavier Mayne

December 19, 2012

Suddenly everything Brandt and Donelly thought they knew about themselves and each other gets turned inside out. Frat House Troopers by Xavier Mayne, available from Dreamspinner Press.

State trooper Brandt’s new assignment to infiltrate a sex-cam operation puts him in a very uncomfortable position, especially since he’ll have to perform naked on camera for his audition. Fortunately his partner and best friend, Donnelly, has his back—whether that means helping Brandt shop gay boutiques for sexy underwear or offering Jäger and encouragement while he researches porn.

Despite his mortification, Brandt gives the audition his best “shot”—and becomes an overnight sensation. But to meet the man behind the operation, he’ll have to give a repeat performance, this time live on webcam opposite the highest bidder. Donnelly makes sure to win that auction for his partner’s sake, but their plan has a flaw: faking it is not an option.

In the aftermath, Brandt is a humiliated mess trying desperately to come to terms with what he’s had to do for the job and his own mixed feelings. But Donnelly has been on a journey of discovery of his own.  Suddenly everything the two men thought they knew about themselves and each other gets turned inside out. Meanwhile, they still have a case to solve… but it may not be the case they thought it was.

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

Luke’s Present by Sue Brown

December 19, 2012

Desperate to help his lover cope, Simon plans a special Christmas gift, but it is Luke’s present that changes their relationship forever. Luke’s Present by Sue Brown, available from Dreamspinner Press.

A Morning Report story

Lost Cow Ranch foreman Simon Bryan is worried about Luke, his boss and possessive partner of twelve years. Reeling from the flood that took his horse, Luke has postponed surgery on his knee, and his nightmares have been escalating. Worse, he is pulling away from Simon emotionally. Desperate to help his lover cope, Simon plans a special Christmas gift, but it is Luke’s present that changes their relationship forever.

Length: Novella | Genre: Holiday| Buy as eBook

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

Until Thanksgiving by Michael Rupured

December 17, 2012

Josh learns Thad is available. Maybe they can work it out after all. Suddenly the future seems bright again. Of course, Josh doesn’t know he’s the murderer’s next target…. Until Thanksgiving by Michael Rupured, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Josh Freeman knows his best days are behind him. After his partner of seventeen years has an affair with a younger man, Josh buries himself in takeout boxes, half-smoked joints, and self-pity until his best friend gently kicks him in the ass and encourages him to try out a new job in Washington, DC—at least until Thanksgiving.

Though DC has its share of troubles, specifically in the form of a murderer targeting gay men, Josh soon discovers its charms as well. Unlike his old home, DC is crawling with men who want to date him—apparently he’s not as overweight, out of shape, or over the hill as the man he once loved made him believe. In particular, Josh would love a chance with relocation expert Thad Parker, but Josh is sure Thad is seeing someone, so he looks for love elsewhere. He tells himself he and Thad don’t have anything in common anyway.

Then Josh learns Thad really is available. Maybe they can work it out after all. Suddenly the future seems bright again. Of course, Josh doesn’t know he’s the murderer’s next target….

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

Naked Tails by Eden Winters

December 17, 2012

Seth’s quest for answers yields more questions instead. Do Dustin’s attentions come with ulterior motives? And why is Seth suddenly craving crickets? Naked Tails by Eden Winters, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Seth McDaniel wasn’t raised among a shifter passel and has no idea what it’s like to turn furry once a month. An orphan, torn from his father’s family at an early age, he scarcely remembers Great-aunt Irene. Now her passing brings him back to Possum Kingdom, Georgia, to take up a legacy he doesn’t understand and reconnect with a friend he’s never forgotten.

As Irene’s second-in-command, Dustin Livingston has two choices: assume control of the passel or select another replacement. Unfortunately, the other candidates are either heartless or clueless. Dustin’s best hope to dodge the responsibility is to deliver a crash course in leadership to his childhood pal Seth, a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years. However, while Dustin’s mind is set on his task, his heart is set on his old friend.

Seth’s quest for answers yields more questions instead. What’s with the tiny gray hairs littering his aunt’s house? Why do the townsfolk call each other “Jack” and “Jill”? Do Dustin’s attentions come with ulterior motives? And why is Seth suddenly craving crickets?

Length: Novel | Genre: Werewolves/Shapeshifters| Buy as eBook | Buy as Paperback

Cover Up by KC Burn

December 14, 2012

Ivan has to choose between protect his relationship, regardless of the consequences, or save his career and arrest the man he loves. Cover Up by KC Burn, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Toronto Tales: Book Two; sequel to Cop Out

Detective Ivan Bekker has hit rock bottom. Not only is he recovering from a bad breakup with a cheating boyfriend, he’s also involved in a drug bust gone bad. Ivan had to kill a man, and his friend was shot and is now fighting for his life. Though Ivan is under investigation for his part in the shooting, his boss sends him on an off-the-books undercover operation to close the case. The timing is critical—this could be their chance to plug a leak in the department.

Off-balance and without backup, Ivan finds himself playing a recent divorcé and becoming Parker Wakefield’s roommate. He finds it hard to believe that sweet Parker could possibly be a criminal, much less have ties to a Russian mafia drug-trafficking operation, and Ivan lets down his guard. His affection is unprofessional, but Parker is irresistible.

When Ivan comes across clear evidence of Parker’s criminal involvement, he has to choose: protect their relationship, regardless of the consequences, or save his career and arrest the man he loves.

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

Blood on the Mountain by P.D. Singer

December 14, 2012

Kurt’s skills and Jake’s silver tongue may not be enough to get them out of this mess—how much of the blood shed on the mountain will be theirs? Blood on the Mountain by P.D. Singer, available from Dreamspinner Press.

The Mountains: Book Four; sequel to Fall Down the Mountain

Jake Landon thinks a second ranger season in the Colorado Rockies with Kurt Carlson is close enough to heaven, and a national forest is big enough to be his closet. Pharmacy school—and the luxuries of electricity and running water—can wait, maybe forever, as long as Jake doesn’t have to come out. He doesn’t plan on Kurt’s vision of his future being as narrow and direct as the single track roads through the trees.

“Your future, your fear, and me,” Kurt tells Jake. “You can have two of the three, so choose wisely.” Jake may have no choices left after they stumble on armed men guarding a beautiful but deadly crop that doesn’t belong among the pines and spruces. Angry men with guns are only one danger in the Colorado wilderness, and Jake’s reluctance to come out is now his smallest problem.

Kurt’s skills and Jake’s silver tongue may not be enough to get them out of this mess—how much of the blood shed on the mountain will be theirs?

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

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

Xylophone by K.Z. Snow

December 13, 2012

The very experiences Dare and Jonah share threaten to drive them apart. Xylophone by K.Z. Snow, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Daren Boothe’s most significant secret centers on an unlikely object: a xylophone. That secret led him to develop his professional alter-ego, a sensual, androgynous dancer. When Dare begins his second (and considerably more wholesome) job playing clarinet in a polka band, he meets a young man who takes his grandmother out dancing. But Dare knows the man has his own secret.

Jonah Day immediately recognizes the clarinetist. Three years earlier they crossed paths in a therapist’s office, but they both abandoned that route to mental health. Neither was ready then to open up about the psychological traumas that haunted them.

In an attempt to heal their wounds, Dare and Jonah turn to each other. Understanding and empathy come instantly, accompanied by ambivalence about their growing attraction. But the repercussions of victimization are many. Soon, the very experiences Dare and Jonah share threaten to drive them apart.

Length: Novella | Genre: Contemporary| Buy as eBook

En Fuego by Shae Connor

December 13, 2012

Marshall isn’t looking to fall in love, but from the moment firefighter Brad walks through the doors of his veterinary clinic, he’s smitten.  En Fuego by Shae Connor, available from Dreamspinner Press.

Marshall Ramirez isn’t looking to fall in love, but from the moment firefighter Brad Flannery walks through the doors of Marsh’s veterinary clinic, he’s smitten. Marsh treats Fuego, the cat Brad rescued from a house fire, and convinces Brad to take her on as a foster—along with the three kittens Marsh helps her deliver. What Marsh really wants, though, is for Brad to keep him too.

Length: Novella | Genre: Contemporary| Buy as eBook