TITLE: All a Steer Can Do Is Try
AUTHOR: J.D. Walker
GENRE: Gay Erotic Romance
LENGTH: 11,626 words
Clifford Ames is almost forty years old, and his ever-patient dog, Bambi Turgelson, is his only friend. Why? Because his egotistical boss and former closeted lover, Lambert Morton takes fiendish pleasure in working him to death, twenty-four-seven. Clifford knows he should leave the company and his unrequited love behind, but he keeps punishing himself by staying and taking the abuse, thinking things will be different, one day.
A wedding invitation from a far-flung cousin gives him the impetus to make a change, even if it’s just for a three-day weekend. Enter Jetson Briscoe, son of the owner of the picturesque resort where the wedding is being held. His own personal Paul Bunyan come to life, Jetson gives Clifford a glimpse of the kind of life he could have, without the stress and crippling headaches and possible ulcer he deals with day-to-day. Will it be enough to make him change?
AUTHOR: Kim Davis
GENRE: Gay Erotic Romance
LENGTH: 40,835 words
Patrick Holt is lonely. A bad breakup with his boyfriend has left the forty-year-old ophthalmologist reluctant to get involved with another man. When his neighbor sets him up with her brother-in-law Eric, Patrick prepares himself for disappointment. But Patrick quickly finds himself surprised and charmed by Eric, and Eric, who’s had relationship problems of his own in the past, falls hard and fast for Patrick.
On the outside, Eric seems like a great guy: young and attractive with a promising job as an assistant manager at a Chicago hotel. But Eric has a dark side he and his family are hiding from Patrick. When the truth is finally revealed and Eric’s secrets are exposed, will Patrick be willing to go the distance with Eric? Or will he run as fast as he can from the new man in his life?
TITLE: Love Triangles
AUTHOR: David Connor
GENRE: Gay Interracial Erotic Romance (Multiple Partners)
LENGTH: 10,852 words
Juan is ready to fall in love. A psychic tells him he will find it with someone who knows him, but also a stranger. When her crystals form a triangle, she tells him that is a sign.
Later Juan finds himself enthralled with two men, Paco and Malcom, who he works with at two different jobs. Though hopeful things will work out with one or the other, he is in for a letdown when he learns neither man is emotionally available. The psychic’s signs continue to haunt him, though. Which man is the one for him?
Or does he have to settle for only one? Can a surprise invitation when things seem particularly hopeless lead to her visions and cryptic pronouncements coming true?
TITLE: Out and Beyond
AUTHOR: Nanisi Barrett D’Arnuk
GENRE: Lesbian Mystery Erotic Romance
LENGTH: 43,147 words
Cameron Andrews of the Baltimore PD went to prison as part of a deep undercover sting. Having exposed the drug cabal in the prison, she has been released on parole. But before Cam has time to pick up the pieces of her life, the drug ring recruits her to join their operation on the outside.
Since Cam and her handlers don’t know who runs the drug operation, this is a welcome, if unexpected, windfall. The team leaps into action, and soon Cam is learning about the people involved, the manufacturing of the drugs, and the delivery routes.
But things are perilous. Her parole officer starts asking uncomfortable questions, and her relationship with Michael is difficult because, though they are deeply committed to one another, they live in different cities. And when the ring is busted and Cam escapes capture, the suspicions of the gang leaders zero in on Cam.
Can she manage to deflect suspicion and stay undercover before she ends up back in prison … or dead?