Crimson Regret Buy
Brian sets out for a Halloween party dressed as the devil, but he's not expecting to get up to anything wicked, not until he meets Zorro. Zorro is exactly what Brian needs, and everything Brian can handle. But masks and intrigue are the game on Halloween; if Brian doesn't uncover Zorro's true identity, how will he ever find him again?
A Taste of Darkness Buy
When Brian met Tristan at a Halloween party in Crimson Regret, they were in disguise. Tristan might be a detective, but Brian's the one who does the investigating and tracks Tristan down for a date. The chemistry is as good as ever, but Tristan brings with him a shadow that leaves Brian in the dark when it comes to making things right.
A Gimpse Inside Buy
Brian isn't sure if he and Tristan are dating, but they're definitely seeing each other again. Tristan has always been quiet about his personal and professional life; Brian understands the latter; Tristan's job as a homicide detective doesn't make for light talk, but that doesn't mean Brian doesn't want to know more about Tristan. A little persistence goes a long way when Brian's brief foray into Tristan's home turns into a brief glimpse of Tristan's life and how he became the man that Brian can't let slip away.
Windows and Walls Buy
Broken windows and damaged walls need mending in Tristan Blake’s turn of the century brownstone. Who better than Tristan’s new boyfriend architect Brian Townsend to aid in the repair? But there are more things broken in Tristan’s life than just a window. Running late, with out time to change for a party the two are planning to attend, Tristan picks up Brian still wearing his police dress blues. Frisking might only be the beginning to hotter events.
Head Over Heels Buy
Tristan Blake’s job as a homicide detective is occasionally dangerous, but Brian tends to think of that danger in terms of guns and knives. When Tristan shows up on Brian’s doorstep late one night, injured by a tumble down a flight of subway steps while chasing a suspect, Brian is shocked by the damage. Will Brian’s gentle care allow Tristan to edge another emotional inch closer to his lover?
Police Navidad Buy
Detective Tristan Blake spends Christmas day at work. This is a conscious choice on his part, because it provides him with a magnificently convenient excuse to avoid his unsupportive family. It’s an equally planned choice to
spend Christmas night with his lover Brian Townsend. Dinner with friends of Brian’s is followed by a heartfelt gift exchange at Tristan’s brownstone, but when the morning brings a visit from Tristan’s furious mother, can Brian
weather the storm?
Auld Acquaintance Buy
Brian and Tristan, architect and cop, are still feeling their way toward a serious relationship. Tristan, a bit of a renegade from his upper-class moneyed family, avoids the party circuit as much as possible. To please
Brian, he agrees to go to an exclusive up-scale New Year’s Eve party. Unfortunately, Tristan’s narcissistic ex-boyfriend, Eric, attends the same party. Ex-lovers really can be trouble!
Tabled Discussions Buy
Brian Townsend is looking forward to the weekend. He and his lover, Tristan Blake, are finally going to use the weekend reservations at a popular B&B that Tristan had given Brian for Christmas. It’s not quite Valentine’s Day, but Brian has packed a few extras to make their weekend special. The timing is excellent because Tristan’s job as a homicide detective has made it difficult for the two men to spend time together lately. Sometimes though, old baggage can interpose itself despite the best intentions of everyone concerned. Some wounds just take longer than a day or two to heal--even with a large dose of love and patience. Brian isn’t going to let go, but how far will Tristan let him in this time?
Pulling the Pin Buy
Brian is overseeing the remodel of a 40’s era home when he and his crew find someone’s souvenir from World War II: a grenade. When Tristan, Brian’s cop boyfriend, stops by with a friend from the bomb squad to check and see if their find is the real deal, Tristan gets a whole different perspective on Brian. A hardhat, work boots, denim and flannel are not just a whole lot of sexy on the normally more professionally dressed Brian, they are kind of tough looking too. Maybe Brian can handle all the parts of Tristan’s life, even the tough bits. Sometimes, the small things can lead to some pretty big changes.
Sometimes it takes an unexpected disaster to transform a perspective. Brian Townsend forgets some architectural plans that he needs for a project. He makes the mistake of going back and getting them--in a risky part of town, at night. Tristan Blake’s heart stops when he gets an emergency cell call
from his lover Brian. When his heart starts beating again, Tristan’s view of his world is changed. It’s time to be brave. Is Tristan finally ready to knock down that last wall?
Pris de Fer -
Chemistry major Kelly Hendrick has lusted after his analytical chemistry professor Simon Randall for a several semesters. They share common interests in reading, fencing and, of course, career field. Now several semesters past being Dr. Randall’s student, Kelly finally dares to cross the line and pursue his attraction to the professor. He finds the feeling reciprocated, but there are deep, more than human secrets in Kelly’s life. An assault on Simon forces Kelly to confront the idea that Simon needs to know more. Can Kelly own up to non-human genetics and maintain his growing relationship with Simon? Buy
Griff Rieckert is an ex-FBI agent, with the emphasis on "ex". A devastating knee injury in the line of duty has left him permanently disabled. After a drinking binge, trying to drown his depression, he wakes up in the bed of a gorgeous young doctor, Sean Avery. As Griff and Sean become involved in a tentative relationship, Griff''s dark mood of pain and frustration begins to lighten a little. The attraction to the young doctor gives Griff hope that he can piece his life back together, but all that might come crashing down when a madman loose in the hospital threatens Sean's life. Buy
Close to Home-
Neal’s a young, handsome rookie cop dealing with all the pressures that being the new guy in a high stress job entails. Dani’s a cop who’s been on the job awhile. Dani’s got a soft heart with a more than a little rebel hidden under her Valkyrie-sized uniform. She’s been watching Neal’s tension level rise. She thinks she may have a way to help Neal out—and her husband, Finn, is on board with the idea. A simple dinner to check out the dynamics of the potential hookup leads to good time by all.
Neal and his training officer are caught in a driveby shooting. The senior man is seriously injured but Neal seems to be unscathed. That however turns out to be less than true when Dani tries to help Neal change out of his blood stained clothes at the hospital. A bullet is embedded in Neal's vest and has caused a kidney injury due to the impact. Dani and Finn spend the next week giving TLC to Neal. BUY
Drowning in You
Matt Pulaski and Declan Foster are DEA agents in San Diego. When Declan nearly dies during a raid, Matt volunteers to keep an eye on his adrenalin junkie partner. Declan’s near death experience causes him to reevaluate his life. In his bucket list are some urges that he’s been suppressing. Fortunately, Matt is willing to help. Declan’s newly recognized feelings come as a surprise, and he’s pretty confused. Being a DEA agent is no walk in the park. Danger is always around the corner and bigotry doesn’t tend to be too far away even if things are changing. BUY
How We Operate
Chris Kearney is a surgeon working the Emergency Room at a large hospital near the bad part of the city. After operating on and losing a teenaged patient, he runs into Drew Hayden, an undercover vice cop. Connecting over a kid who tried to get out of gang lifestyle and still died, the two men check each other out. When they run into each other at the grocery store, they are more than happy to reconnect and pleased to find that neither of them had read the signals wrong.
It’s hard for a cop and a doctor, especially an undercover cop and an emergency room doctor, to find time to meet, date and do all the other things a burgeoning relationship requires, but somehow Chris and Drew manage. Their lives are full and sometimes difficult. Will they get through the traumas and troubles of the first year and a half of their relationship? And, when they get there, what will the other side look like? BUY
Not An Elf
Artist Zephariah Lewis runs from his terminal cancer diagnosis to a friend's remote cabin in the mountains. While contemplating his last likely option, he runs into an attractive and unusual man dressed in archaic clothes and carrying archery equipment. Who is this strange alluring man? Llyr isn't what he seems. He's fae and finds the human fascinating. But just how long will he be able to get to know Zeph? The clock is ticking. BUY
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