Charity Anthology: When the Smoke Clears!

Available for one month only.

ALL proceeds go directly to the Country Fire Authority and Wildlife Victoria.

Buy your copy today at your favorite online retailer!

๐˜ˆ๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ: ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ ๐˜Ž๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ, ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ค๐˜ข ๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜บ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ, ๐˜‰๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ธ๐˜บ๐˜ฏ ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜บ, ๐˜“.๐˜‘. ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด, ๐˜“.๐˜‘. ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ, ๐˜“๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ข ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ณ๐˜บ, ๐˜“๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ข ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด, ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜จ ๐˜‰๐˜ข๐˜ธ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ, ๐˜•๐˜ข๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช, ๐˜•๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ณ, ๐˜›.๐˜ˆ. ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ, & ๐˜ก๐˜ฐ๐˜ฆ ๐˜—๐˜ช๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ.

 

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Release Day: Silken Ropes: An M/M Romance With a Side of Kink!

The best cure for a broken heart is a Shibari artist.

It took Ross Jensen ten months to lose 98 pounds, but the day he makes Lifetime in Weight Watchers he loses another 220 in an instant when his boyfriend dumps him. He’d never heard of a โ€œchubby chaser,โ€ but heโ€™d been living with one for a year. Ross’s BFF offers him her guest room and drags him out to her favorite sex club. He’s hoping for a little actionโ€”or at least a distraction.

When Miles Shigihara is not busy designing meditation gardens, he practices Shibari. He’s looking forward to a relaxing evening at his club, but is captivated by first-timer Ross. Miles doesnโ€™t hesitate to approach Ross and treat himโ€”and a small audienceโ€”to a steamy scene.

Irresistible chemistry and a shared love of ropes draws them together, but Ross will need to leave his body issues behind and get comfortable discussing his boundaries if heโ€™s to have a future with the man who’s managed to tie his heart in knots.

Warnings: This book features a corporate sensitivity trainer with an agenda, an awesome gal-pal, a sexy Japanese rope artist, and the unconventional sex club of my dreams.

Buy Silken Ropes ~ Only on Amazon!

 

This book was previously published. Portions have been re-written for the Second Edition.

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Budget Books: Prolific Works Sweet & Steamy M/M Giveaway!

You might be familiar with Prolific Works (PW), or it’s former name, Instafreebie. In case you have never browsed a PW event, I have one to tempt you with! Click the graphic or the link below and grab some free reads by your favorite authors & some new-to-you gems in just about any sub-genre you can think of!

It’s possible to get every one of these free reads without signing up for any newsletters. Keep in mind, though, that if you enjoy the story a newsletter is the best way to find more by that author and keep up with their new releases, giveaways, & etc.

Two of my shorts are featured–Better Than New, and a sample of the first Buchanan House book. If you’ve never read one or both, now would be a great time to check them out!

Click here to go to Prolific Works! (You might need to be signed in to get to the giveaway.)

 

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! โค

You still have time to enter the Rainbow Readers Club Valentine’s Day Giveaway (if you’re reading this on Feb. 14th)! A few clicks will get you closer to free books by Karen Stivali, Eliot Grayson, Nic Starr, CJane Elliott, Liv Rancourt, Elizabeth Noble, and me!

Click here to go to the Rafflecopter Giveaway!

 

Valentine’s Day Sale!

As an indie author, I can do anything I want with my books. So, I’m having a Valentine’s Day sale! The standalone novella Always Forward! Never Straight is $0.99 In both the US and UK through 2/17!

Love isnโ€™t a sprint, itโ€™s a marathon.

 

Baxter Bryan is the nerdy half of BaxCo, a start-up in Portlandโ€™s Silicon Forest creating cutting-edge high-tech toys. Heโ€™s also a hermit. When BaxCo sponsors the Portland Rock and Roll Half Marathon, Bryan decides to break out of his comfort zone and do more than listen to the music with a beer in hand. The race has barely started when he bumps into a fit, handsome man, causing sparks to fly. But the long hours needed to make BaxCo a success arenโ€™t the only reason Bryan spends most of his time alone in his apartment.

 

Cay Nissen runs every day to stay in shape. He would love to run away from his job in a Silicon Forest cube farm, but keeps returning to support his teenaged daughter. His true love is music. Cay writes songs for the band he helped form in high school but doesnโ€™t see any way to turn music into a career. The half marathon seemed like a decent way to pass a Saturday, make his boss happy, and catch a performance of his old band all at the same time. When he meets a man who sparks his interest, the safety of his cubicle isnโ€™t the only part of his life thatโ€™s in jeopardy of changing.

 

 

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Budget Books: Entering Giveaways Part Two!

Happy Almost Valentine’s Day! โค

If you’re reading this during Valentine’s week, I have some giveaways & a sale for you!

I’m taking part in the MM Romance Valentine’s Book Fair! Click the pic above to go to the website, check out featured books, and enter the Rafflecopter for a shot at a $50 Gift Card! $50 bucks will get you a nice amount of books! โค

You still have time to enter the Rainbow Readers Club Valentine’s Day Giveaway too! A few clicks will get you closer to free books by Karen Stivali, Eliot Grayson, Nic Starr, CJane Elliott, Liv Rancourt, Elizabeth Noble, and me!

Click here to go to the Rafflecopter Giveaway!

 

Valentine’s Day Sale!

I really โค when authors put their books on sale, so I’m having a Valentine’s Day sale! The standalone novella Always Forward! Never Straight will be $0.99 In both the US and UK, starting now! The Kindle Countdown sale runs through 2/17, because I know some folx are busy this week. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

 

Thanks for reading & have a great week!

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Release Day: Coping Mechanism: A Kinky M/M Short Story!

Do you need a little kink in your life NOW, have $0.99 & about 30 minutes to read? If so, I have you covered. If you like sensual kink and first-times between loving partners, you might enjoy Coping Mechanism: A Kinky M/M Short Story.

College seniors Sam and Price need a diversion from their routine. Luckily, Price has a stash of toys and a silky blindfold to make their evening special.

Warnings: this short contains a first-time submissive who loves being blindfolded, established couple, smaller top/muscular bottom, and plenty of teasing.

Grab your copy, only on Amazon

 

I have a few shorts that have never been published & I had no idea what to do with them. I read this one & thought it deserved a fun & smexy cover & a chance to go out into the world. This is one of my first attempts at creating a cover & I’ll be drinking from the fire hose with Photoshop for quite a while. LOL

I’ll be poking around in my files until I get through all the folders–who knows what I might find & publish! Follow me for updates & I’ll be sure to keep you posted–especially when I release a new story you can read on a budget!

 

 

Pre-Order Silken Ropes on Amazon ~ Release Day is March 6th!

The best cure for a broken heart is a Shibari artist.

It took Ross Jensen ten months to lose 98 pounds, but the day he makes Lifetime in Weight Watchers he loses another 220 in an instant when his boyfriend dumps him. He’d never heard of a โ€œchubby chaser,โ€ but heโ€™d been living with one for a year. Ross’s BFF offers him her guest room and drags him out to her favorite sex club. He’s hoping for a little actionโ€”or at least a distraction.

When Miles Shigihara is not busy designing meditation gardens, he practices Shibari. He’s looking forward to a relaxing evening at his club, but is captivated by first-timer Ross. Miles doesnโ€™t hesitate to approach Ross and treat himโ€”and a small audienceโ€”to a steamy scene.

Irresistible chemistry and a shared love of ropes draws them together, but Ross will need to leave his body issues behind and get comfortable discussing his boundaries if heโ€™s to have a future with the man who’s managed to tie his heart in knots.

Warnings: This book features a corporate sensitivity trainer with an agenda, an awesome gal-pal, a sexy Japanese rope artist, and the unconventional sex club of my dreams.

This book was previously published. Portions have been re-written for the Second Edition.

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Budget Books: Entering Giveaways!

One way to feed a reading habit is to enter giveaways. I don’t do that much since I started publishing my own books, but I entered a LOT of giveaways in the early days of ebooks. Those free ebooks–mostly by authors I’d never heard of, let alone read before–fueled my love of reading and helped me feel less alone as a queer person in a straight world.

If you’d like to enter to win free ebooks, there are Facebook groups dedicated to giveaways and freebies in many genres. Facebook’s search bar should turn up a promising group or two.

Joining Rainbow Readers Club is also a great way to find giveaways–both public and those exclusive to the group. In fact, the group has a Valentine’s Day giveaway going now featuring MM Romances in a few sub-genres! You don’t have to be a member to enter but joining will get you more entries!

A few clicks will get you closer to free books by Karen Stivali, Eliot Grayson, Nic Starr, CJane Elliott, Liv Rancourt, Elizabeth Noble, and me!

 

Click here to go to the Rafflecopter Giveaway!

 

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Budget Book Rec: Backstage Beginnings by Erin McRae & Racheline Maltese

I chose this weekโ€™s book rec because Iโ€™ve read these authors before and loved the stories, so when I saw they had a $0.99 short I snatched it right up.

Two of the things I knew going into this story were that there would be polyamoryโ€”which is something I donโ€™t see enough of in queer fiction and love to read when it’s done wellโ€”and a musician.

 

Dates were hard. Dates that involved seeing his boyfriendโ€™s other boyfriendโ€ฆtotally more hard.

 

Both of those things are right there in the blurb so theyโ€™re not spoilers. But I also knew, from reading McRae & Malteseโ€™s work, that the main characters would be in public lifeโ€”so, maybe a rock star, actor, or something like that. Since my own life is ordinary, reading from a celebrityโ€™s point of view is a welcome change from my day-to-day which is mainly taken up by the Evil Day Job and pursuing an artistic dream thatโ€™s a longshot at best.

 

He was somewhat tempted to play the groupie, as Andrew had halfway suggested. It would at least be a script to follow, but one that came too close to the mix of business and pleasure he was determined to avoid.

 

It would be spoilery if I told you exactly what these men do for a living and why theyโ€™re all together, so I wonโ€™t. It would also be spoilery to go into details about the steamier aspects of this short, since it is very short, so I wonโ€™t do that either. Suffice to say it was a hot read and I enjoyed every word.

If youโ€™re in the mood for something a little longer, I would also recommend their Loveโ€™s Labours series. Which is now available in a single volume (and priced accordingly). Which is convenient because once you read the first one youโ€™ll definitely want to go on to the second! Love’s Labours is an M/M Romance too, so if you’re in the mood for a Romance with actors and age gap, I bet you’ll like it.

Find Eric McRaeโ€™s Amazon Author Page

Racheline Malteseโ€™s Amazon Author Page

 

Thanks for reading & have a great week!

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Backstage Beginnings

Jack is dating Andrew. Andrew is dating Christian. And polyamory works just fine for all of them.

At least until Andrew wants Jack to be his date to see Christian’s band play at a local bar. Jack’s all for sharing, but having to make nice about other people’s artistic ventures when he’s not involved with them sounds like a recipe for disaster.

Despite his misgivings, Jack wants to be a good boyfriend and finds himself saying yes… to a whole lot more than he bargained for.

 

Buy Backstage Beginnings on Amazon!

 

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Budget Book Rec: Shameless Self Promotion!

Over the past week & change Iโ€™ve been taking a class and learning how to market my work better and reach more readers. Itโ€™s been a challenge, and sometimes fun, and a LOT of new information every dayโ€”which is great!โ€”but all that has left me with no time to find a budget book to rec this week. Iโ€™ve been reading (and working on my March 6th release!) but mostly paperbacks so I can get away from a screen for a little while. Itโ€™s been fun re-reading some favorites from my bookshelves and I recommend doing that once in a while, if you donโ€™t already.

So. Today Iโ€™m going to plug my own budget book, the first Buchanan House Love Story, Buchanan House. Itโ€™s $0.99, so you can meet the family without breaking the bank. For the 2nd Edition Iโ€™ve combined Buchanan House and Pride Weekend into a single volume, so you get two full stories for that dollar!

Iโ€™m not going to quote from the book or tell you what I like about itโ€”beyond that itโ€™s chock full of hurt / comfort, which is my favorite trope! All the books in the series have different tropes, but most also have an element of hurt / comfort. Click any of the book covers in this post (or a buy link, of course!) and you can decide for yourself which quote stands out or if you love the characters (spoiler alert: I love them all!).

Stay tuned, Iโ€™ll have another budget book rec next Wednesday. Coming soon in this space: info about a Valentineโ€™s Day giveaway in my author group, and more updates on my March release!

Thanks for reading & have a great week!

 

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Buchanan House

Eric Allen and his bestie buy a neglected hotel on the scenic Oregon coast to fulfill their middle-school dreams of co-owning a B&B. The building is in decent shape but in order to turn Buchanan House into the gay resort of their dreams, it’s going to need work.

Tim Tate is a skilled carpenter with many hidden talents, and a body that could grace the pages of a fitness magazine. When he and Eric meet, it’s mutual lust at first sight. Despite the intense attraction, both men are hesitant to fully out themselves by acting on it. But when they give in, itโ€™s obvious that theyโ€™ve found something specialโ€”and not only in bed.

Before Eric can be free to love the gorgeous handyman they have to make it through the July4th grand opening. With rain that won’t stop and a meddling brother intent on wreaking havoc, can the holiday still go off with a bang?

 

Only on Amazon & KU!

 

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Budget Book Rec: The Ransom of a Night Hunter by Megan Derr!

This week I had an unusually difficult time deciding on a budget book to read. I perused the usual places, and hit a few websites and Facebook groups I hadn’t visited in a while, but didnโ€™t see anything that grabbed me until I read the short blurb for this M/M Fantasy Romance:

 

All Whitney wants is to go to dinner with his boyfriend and ask him to move in with him. Instead he winds up kidnapped, a mistake for which his family will harass him relentlesslyโ€”and which his kidnappers will swiftly come to regret.

 

That hooked me fast and I zipped through this free short story, enjoying every page.

One caveat, though. I didnโ€™t notice that itโ€™s a sequel until after Iโ€™d finishedโ€”just goes to show that itโ€™s important to read the whole blurb! LOL I still enjoyed and would recommend this short to anyone whoโ€™s looking for a fun and quick read, and especially if you’ve read Derrโ€™s A Game Most Dangerous. I checked her catalog because this short made me want to read that story, but it doesnโ€™t seem to be available at this time (at least not under that title). I hope sheโ€™ll re-release it someday because I could spend a novel with Whitneyโ€™s snark and style and be very happy doing so!

Hereโ€™s a tiny taste of why I enjoyed Whitney so much.

โ€œDonโ€™t look at me, sunshine,โ€ Whitney replied. Iโ€™m just the hostage. What am I going to do just sitting here? Heโ€™s the dipshit who fell into the bars, talk to him.โ€

 

Find Megan Derr’s Amazon Author page here.

 

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The Ransom of a Night Hunter

All Whitney wants is to go to dinner with his boyfriend and ask him to move in with him. Instead he winds up kidnapped, a mistake for which his family will harass him relentlesslyโ€”and which his kidnappers will swiftly come to regret.

 

Author’s Note: This book is a sequel to A Game Most Dangerous

Available on Amazon & KU!

 

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