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Chef On Top | MJ O’Shea

Sizzling In The Kitchen #3

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Release Date: July 10

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Blurb

Chef Jake Casey has never been what you’d call… liked. By anyone. He was the odd outcast son of the town drunk, and he’s spent his adult life doing everything he can to be nothing like his father. If that meant stomping on a few dozen toes, so be it. But contrary to popular belief, he is human. It gets a little old being alone all the time. When he lands a new job on the other side of the country, Jake decides he’s going to change. New city, new restaurant, new Jake.

It’s going pretty well until his first and only friend’s ex shows up with a fiancé in tow. Ty is horrified. Jake might not have much practice with the friend thing, but he decides he’ll do what everyone in the movies always does – he offers to be Ty’s fake boyfriend. It can’t go wrong. Right?

Ty Caldecott knows better. His life isn’t a teen rom-com and situations like these always end up in humiliation. But the prospect of seeing Taran every day with that ring shining on his finger makes Ty want to vomit. Ty doesn’t want to look like a pining loser, so he tells Jake he’s in.

It can’t go wrong.

Right?

Sizzling In The Kitchen Series
 

Book #1 – Chef In The Wild – Amazon US | Amazon UK | Universal Link

Book #2 – Chef Vs Chef – Amazon US | Amazon UK | Universal Link

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MJ O’Shea has never met a music festival, paintbrush, or flower crown she can stay away from. She loves rainstorms and a perfect cup of tea, beach days, music, bright colors, and more than anything a cozy evening with a really great book.

She is from the Pacific Northwest. While she still lives there and loves it, MJ has the heart of a wanderer. So she puts all her dreams of far off places and extraordinary people in her books.

Except for every once in a while when she does what all travelers have to do on occasion… come home.

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Release Blitz: Waited So Long by J.M. Dabney

Waited So Long | J.M. Dabney

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Release Date: 18.06.19

Cover Art by J.M. Dabney

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Cover Model – Caylan Hughes

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Blurb

What happens when your best friend’s son comes home and he’s all grown up?

Devon Hoffman has a secret. He’s wanted a Daddy all his own, but when you’re pushing fifty, you’re completely over the hill. Newly divorced and trying to be single again after an almost thirty-year relationship, he’s lost and needs someone to ground him.

Except he’s anxious and his depression intensifies until Bern returns after leaving the service and the younger man suddenly takes an interest.

Can he let his guard down and risk losing his best friend or should he do whatever is needed to keep his secret safe?

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Those bright blue eyes focused on me, and I felt exposed under his intense stare. I wondered if I’d doubled my anxiety meds because something was off with me today.

“No, I had a late lunch. I think I’m going to head home. I leave for a business trip in a few days. There’s a lot to do before I head for the airport.”

“You’ll give me your number so I can check on you while you’re gone.”

Even though the demand was clear in his voice, I wanted to say no. Yet, I also wanted to obey. My ex hadn’t bothered checking on me while I was away on business. Maybe every few days I’d called him to say goodnight. Check in to see if everything was good at home, but I’d never felt compelled to contact him because I knew it probably wouldn’t have mattered to him. He wasn’t interested in my company, and I’d comprehended it too late. I realized I was staring at Bern, and he raised his brow as if expecting an answer.

“That’s not necessary, I’ve been—”

“I don’t think I asked if it was necessary.”

I frowned at his tone and how his voice was even deeper, which I felt should be impossible. It was commanding and comforting but not the same tone he’d used with Murray. It was hard and unyielding. An order pure and simple. I didn’t like conflict, so I felt my only option was to agree.

“Um, okay.”

“Good boy. You’ll be here for dinner tomorrow night. Six o’clock.”

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J.M. Dabney is a multi-genre author who writes mainly LGBT romance and fiction. They live with a constant diverse cast of characters in their head. No matter their size, shape, race, etc. J.M. lives for one purpose alone, and that’s to make sure they do them justice and give them the happily ever after they deserve.

J.M. is dysfunction at its finest and they makes sure their characters are a beautiful kaleidoscope of crazy. There is nothing more they want from telling their stories than to show that no matter the package the characters come in or the damage their pasts have done, that love is love.

That normal is never normal and sometimes the so-called broken can still be amazing.

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Release Blitz: The Doctor’s Date by Heidi Cullinan

The Doctor’s Date | Heidi Cullinan

Cooper Point: Medical #2

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Release Date

June 18, 2019

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The hospital’s least eligible bachelor and its aloof administrator hate each other… so why are they pretending to date?

Dr. Owen Gagnon and HR director Erin Andreas are infamous for their hospital hallway shouting matches. So imagine the town’s surprise when Erin bids an obscene amount of money to win Owen in the hospital bachelor auction—and Owen ups the ante by insisting Erin move in with him.

Copper Point may not know what’s going on, but neither do Erin and Owen. Erin intends his gesture to let Owen know he’s interested. Owen, on the other hand, suspects ulterior motives—that Erin wants a fake relationship as a refuge from his overbearing father.

With Erin suddenly heading a messy internal investigation, Owen wants to step up and be the hero Erin’s never had. Too bad Erin would rather spend his energy trying to rescue Owen from the shadows of a past he doesn’t talk about.

This relationship may be fake, but the feelings aren’t. Still, what Erin and Owen have won’t last unless they put their respective demons to rest. To do that, they’ll have to do more than work together—they’ll have to trust they can heal each other’s hearts.

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I’m delighted to have Heidi on the Blog today with a bit more information about the second book in her Cooper Point: Medical series

Thanks for having me today. I’m here to talk about my new book The Doctor’s Date, available in ebook, trade paper, and mass market from Dreamspinner Press. It’s book two in the Copper Point: Medical series, and it’s the story of Erin Andreas, no-nonsense hospital administrator, and Dr. Owen Andreas, the cantankerous anesthesiologist.

I’m here to share a short excerpt with you from the story. This gives you a little look at what happens after the auction where Erin buys Owen—and then Owen “rescues” Erin from his father by announcing they’re moving in together, missing the part where what Erin really wanted was for Owen to see that he wanted to date him.

I hope you enjoy The Doctor’s Date and all the books in the Copper Point series

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Move in with Owen. Move in with Owen. Move in with Owen.

When Erin’s legs wobbled, Owen bore him up and took him away from the dance floor, leading him to the nearest table, where he glared at a bank president until he allowed Erin to sit. Erin wanted to apologize on his date’s behalf, but he couldn’t form words. It took all of his control to stifle the urge to whimper.

How was he supposed to move in with Owen?

The bank president and his guests vacated the table, and now Dr. Wu and Simon Lane approached, with Dr. Kumpel close behind them. All three men regarded Erin and Owen with concern.

“Did something happen?” Kumpel’s gaze darted between Erin and Owen. “What was that with John Jean?”

Owen ignored him. “Can someone go get Erin something to drink? A glass of water?” His hand rested gently on Erin’s shoulder as he crouched slightly to speak directly to him. “Have you eaten? When was your last meal?”

Erin’s cheeks heated, and he couldn’t stop touching them. Owen was looking at him with so much intensity all he could do was answer his question. “I… I ate lunch. A sandwich from the hospital cafeteria.”

“So you were working too much on top of everything else.” Owen aimed a finger at Dr. Wu. “Find him something to eat.” He shifted his focus to Lane. “Get him something to drink. Juice, if you can manage it. Nothing alcoholic. Water for me too, please.”

Dr. Wu took his fiancé’s elbow. “We’ll be right back.”

Dr. Kumpel claimed the seat opposite Erin. “Are you feeling all right?” He cast a glance at Owen. “Is he treating you okay?”

Owen’s hand slid more possessively over Erin’s shoulder. “Of course I’m treating him all right.”

Kumpel raised a dubious eyebrow at Owen. “I didn’t ask you.”

This was the moment to explain there had been some kind of misunderstanding. How to start, though? Unbidden, Owen’s searing kiss replayed in Erin’s mind, making him flush and stammer. His shoulders slumped forward in defeat. “I—I’m fine. Thank you.”

Except for the bit where Owen is begging me to move in with him based on a misunderstanding and I’m considering going along with it.

Kumpel continued to scan Erin as if he were one of his patients, which made Erin feel acutely awkward, since Dr. Kumpel’s patients were children. “Do you have secret hordes of cash hidden away, to throw around money like that for a date with Owen? Can you afford food now? Because if not, I’m making him feed you more than hors d’oeuvres.” Kumpel leaned in closer, frowning slightly. “Also, you’re aware you bid on Owen? Our Owen? A cranky, antagonistic wild card? I mean, he’s loyal as the day is long and will defend the ones he loves with his life, but don’t discount those first three elements.”

It was absolutely too warm in the room, no question. Erin swallowed against a dry throat. “Yes, I’m aware. And I’m fine, thank you for your concern. I have plenty of money. And I only very much wanted a date with him. That’s all.”

There. He’d said the truth at last. He glanced at Owen, wondering how it would land.

Owen was unmoved by his confession, too busy glaring at Kumpel. “I’m not antagonistic.”

Kumpel regarded him blandly. “Oh, yes. I see I was in the wrong on that point.”

Lane and Wu returned, Lane clutching a tray of drinks, Wu with both hands carrying plates groaning with the finger foods offered on the buffet tables on the sides of the room. Lane passed Owen a bottle of water and pressed a glass of what appeared to be pineapple juice into Erin’s hands.

“Here you are.” Lane smiled at Erin. “They didn’t have much juice, only what they mixed drinks with at the bar. I got you a bottle of water as well.”

“Thank you.” Erin sipped at the pineapple juice. It was tart and sweet, and it tasted good.

Dr. Wu set the plates of food on the table as his fiancé moved out of the way. “I brought enough for everyone to share, and spare plates so we could take what we wanted for our own.”

Owen immediately swiped an empty plate and handed it to Erin. “Take what you like. Unless you want me to select something for you?”

Erin couldn’t tell if Owen’s solicitousness was part of the boyfriend package or if this was genuine concern. He wasn’t sure why he didn’t make more effort to object. Was he seriously going to move out because Owen clasped his hands passionately?

He couldn’t think about that now. He needed to eat. He hadn’t realized how hungry he was. The pineapple juice had only stirred his appetite. “I can help myself, thank you.”

Everyone waited while Erin made his selections, but once his plate was full, the others descended on the remaining food like locusts. Owen went last, and as he chose his items, he hesitated, glancing at Erin. “Are you sure you have enough?”

Ducking to focus on his plate, Erin nodded. “I’m positive, thank you.”

He’d barely recovered from this episode when Owen threw another grenade at him.

“Jared,” Owen began, wiping his mouth on the napkin, “so you’re aware, Erin’s going to stay with us for a bit. I thought we could give him Si’s old room.”

Dr. Wu, Dr. Kumpel, and Simon Lane froze.

Erin tugged on Owen’s lapel as he spoke in an insistent whisper. “This absolutely isn’t necessary.”

Owen’s reply wasn’t a whisper at all. “Are you trying to back out of my single, solitary condition?”

Now. Explain it to him now, even if you’re mortified. “I’m trying to tell you, you’ve misunderstood—”

“Have I?” Owen’s gaze drilled into Erin’s, stopping him cold.

Abruptly, distinctly uneasy, Erin looked at the floor, the wall, the ceiling, anywhere but at Owen or his friends.

Owen continued speaking to the others as if Erin hadn’t interrupted him. “So, as I was saying, Erin’s going to be staying with us. That fine with you, Jared? And I guess Simon, since you technically still pay part of the mortgage until we get that squared away. Honestly, I suggest you regard this situation as Erin saving you a ton of money, since you didn’t have to buy my auction.”

Kumpel laughed, his tone full of disbelief but not upset. “I assume we don’t get to ask any questions about what’s going on?”

Owen popped a potato chip into his mouth. “Absolutely not.”

 

About The Author

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Author of over thirty novels, Midwest-native Heidi Cullinan writes positive-outcome romances for LGBT characters struggling against insurmountable odds because she believes there’s no such thing as too much happy ever after.

Heidi is a two-time RITA® finalist and her books have been recommended by Library Journal, USA Today, RT Magazine, and Publisher’s Weekly. When Heidi isn’t writing, she enjoys cooking, reading novels and manga, playing with her cats, and watching too much anime.

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Release Blitz: Just Like Pulling Teeth by L.J. Harris

Just Like Pulling Teeth | L.J. Harris

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Release Date: 14.06.19

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A trip to the dentist has never been so… interesting.

Aiden Cooper, a workaholic banker with little time for a personal life let alone romance, finds himself in a bit of a pickle when his wisdom teeth start giving him trouble. Upon visiting a new dentist, he ends up getting quite a bit more than he bargained for.

Sebastian Gibbs is a man who makes no apology for who he is or what he wants. The moment a new patient walks through the door of his dental surgery he wonders if, for the first time in his life, he can have it all.

This is a re-release from original story (which was part of the Bollocks! Anthology back in 2014). It’s had major edits a bonus chapter added, and will be available exclusively on KU.

Excerpt

“Mr. Cooper?” a low, muted voice asked in the same moment a hand grasped my shoulder and gently shook.

Lips smacking together, I stretched my limbs and cracked one eye open, then the other, and drew in a startled breath once my vision cleared. Dr. Gibbs wore the standard blue dentist’s shirt that buttoned up across the right shoulder, medical mask in place, but also had the most dazzling hazel eyes I’d ever seen, the long, black lashes around them only adding to their intensity. Throw in a good head of dark brown, slicked-back hair as well as olive skin and broad shoulders, and you had yourself a man who looked more like a Greek god than a dentist.

“Sorry, doctor. Guess I must’ve dozed off.” I managed to stifle an oncoming yawn.

Even though the mask covered the entire lower half of his face, the corners of his eyes crinkled, and I knew he was smiling.

If I wasn’t in so much agony, I’d have been more than a bit curious to see what that smile looked like.

“Not to worry. It’s quite a common occurrence. Now how about we work on getting you a good night’s rest?” Wheeling over what he went on to explain was a portable X-ray machine, he instructed me to remain still, focusing the camera-like device on the areas around my mouth and jaw before pushing it aside. Panoramic images of my teeth and surrounding tissue then appeared on the nearby computer screen. With shoulders hunched, he leaned across the desk and studied the results before writing some notes in my file.

After a moment, he rumbled out a low, “Hmmm.”

“Dr. Anderson warned me my wisdom teeth would have to be removed if they started to give me more trouble than I could tolerate,” I croaked, uncaring that I sounded a tad desperate.

His gaze was still fixed on the screen. “And I gather you’ve reached that point?”

“That’s why I’m here.” They’d only ever ached for a day or two in the past.

Not this time.

“Good. Yes, well, right,” he mumbled, seeming to forget where he was as he paused and stared at the ceiling for a few beats before emitting a long, loud sigh. When he turned to step away from the desk, his hand caught the edge of my file and knocked it to the floor with a loud slap. What he did next, however, was to be my undoing. He bent over and picked the blasted thing up, displaying his glorious arse in the process. Straightening, he tossed the file aside and moved to stand next to me, and that was when I noticed the subtle musk of his aftershave, so heady and alluring.

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L.J. Harris is a mother, wife, an introvert and author. Her family is her life, her soul, and the very reason she gets out of bed every day. Coming a close second is her writing.

She discovered a passion for putting pen to paper in her later years, jotting down poems in birthday cards for family members.

It was then a spark was lit, and ever since, she’s been unable to switch off the urge to share her stories.

L.J. Harris discovered that as much as experiencing pain, loss and betrayal can be devastating, capturing the feelings of loss that some of her characters have had to endure without first-hand knowledge would have proved difficult.

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Epic headrush of a middle book in this Merikan polyamory romance

Their Obsession (Four Mercenaries #2)Their Obsession by K.A. Merikan

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Bloody Hell that was a headrush and it didn’t go anywhere near where I was expecting it to. And it ends with a not quite cliffhanger but still a massive loose end!

It’s impossible to go into the plot without spoiling it completely, all I will say is that is goes much darker than book one and things happen which will need a Herculean effort to put right.

There’s a glorious opening which is insanely sexy and erotic before things definitely take a turn for the unexpected and the proverbial hits the fan at bullet train speed.

I have no clue how Kat and Agnes will pull this back from the brink but I cannot wait to find out how they do.

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Release Blitz: Change of Heart by K.M. Neuhold

Change of Heart | K.M. Neuhold

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Release Date: 17.06.19

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Does my husband’s heart still miss me now that it beats in the chest of another man?

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A heartbeat more familiar than Easton’s own

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He vowed to love his husband until death do they part. And then the worst happened.

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His heart kept another man alive. River. A stranger in the world with Easton’s husband’s heart pumping the blood that warms his skin. Does his heart ever miss Easton without knowing why?

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Sweet, kind, beautiful, River. Easton never meant to meet him…never meant to know him…never meant to fall for him.

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Easton loved River’s heart long before he ever met him, but is it possible he’s falling in love with his mind and soul too?

***Change of Heart is a stand-alone story with strong hurt/comfort themes, mild bisexual awakening themes, and a HEA

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He licks his lips, and I can’t take another second of not knowing what they taste like, what they would feel like against mine, so I lean in, closing the space between us. His breath fans over my lips, his eyelids lowering to half-mast as he waits to see what’s going to happen next. I’m not sure if I’m giving him time to push me away or simply savoring the anticipation—probably a little of both.

Easton makes a frustrated noise in the back of his throat, his nose brushing against mine before our lips are pressed together. Fully, firmly, irrevocably, I’m kissing a man, and my heart starts to soar. I drag my hands through his hair, grasping his head to pull him closer as our mouths move in tandem. There are no tongues, no groping hands or rutting bodies, like in my dreams; it’s simply our lips learning the feel of each other and somehow, it’s the hottest kiss I’ve had in my life.

When my lips part to deepen the kiss, the salty taste of tears finds its way into my mouth, and I pull back to find wet tracks down Easton’s blushing cheeks.

“Oh god, I’m sorry, should I not have done that?” I pull my hands away, my gut twisting with guilt at how much pleasure I took from a kiss he clearly didn’t want.

“No, it’s not you,” he assures me, reaching for my hand again and linking our fingers. “It’s…it’s complicated.”

“I’m the first person you’ve kissed since Paul?” I guess.

“Yes,” he admits. “But, it’s more than that.”

“Tell me?”

A sad smile crosses his lips, and he lifts his free hand to my face, cupping my jaw and dragging his thumb along my cheek. “God help me, I do want you.” His words almost seem more for himself than for me, but they light a desperate longing in the pit of my stomach.

“You can have me,” I whisper, turning my head and pressing a kiss to the pad of his thumb.

“Whatever is so complicated it can’t be more important than the way you make me feel. Tell me you feel it too.”

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K.M. Neuhold is a complete romance junkie, a total sap in every way. She started her journey as an author in new adult, MF romance, but after a chance reading of an MM book she was completely hooked on everything about lovely- and sometimes damaged- men finding their Happily Ever After together.

She has a strong passion for writing characters with a lot of heart and soul, and a bit of humor as well. And she fully admits that her OCD tendencies of making sure every side character has a full backstory will likely always lead to every book having a spin-off or series.

When she’s not writing she’s a lion tamer, an astronaut, and a superhero…just kidding, she’s likely watching Netflix and snuggling with her husky while her amazing husband brings her coffee.

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Book Blast: Nox by Adrienne Wilder

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Cover Artist: Adrienne Wilder

Length: 138,000 words/514 pages

Heat Rating: 5 flames

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One is a dying man. The other died to live.

A nude man invades Luca Suarez’s home and protects him from creatures who cannot exist.

Creatures hunting him.

The stranger can’t tell Luca why. He can’t even tell Luca his name.

He remembers nothing until the moment he sees Luca.

The only hint Luca has to the stranger’s identity is a tattoo on his wrist: N o X

Nox doesn’t know who he is, but he’s sure of three things, his memory loss is temporary, the monsters chasing Luca are called Anubis, and his Alpha, Koda, sent Nox to protect him.

There’s just one problem… Koda is Luca’s brother who was murdered five years ago.

With each passing hour, Nox fills in the pieces painting an impossible truth. And with each passing hour, both men find themselves unexplainably attracted to each other.

Something Luca is willing to embrace because he has nothing left to lose.

And one Nox can’t let happen because it could get Luca killed.

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Fifteen minutes under a stream of hot water sounded perfect.

A basket wrapped in translucent cellophane sat on the pink countertop of the exterior vanity. Other than lubricant, Luca had no idea what the other tiny bottles could be, but the little foil squares were self-explanatory.

He stepped into the bathroom off to the right and braced as he turned on the lights. White tile, white tub, plain white toilet, pink towels with red hearts, pink shower curtain. At least they spared the room any permanent scars.

Luca closed the door and gripped the hem of his shirt.

Nox’s voice came from the other side of the door. “I called for pizza, it should be here by the time you’re out.” Then the door opened. Luca spun around.

Nox wore nothing, leaving every curve of muscle, every ripple of perfection, every inch of intimidating cock, bare.

God, that hooker had been right.

There were only so many things a guy standing around naked could mean. Would Nox expect something like that? He’d saved Luca’s life. And with that kind of debt could Luca even tell him no?

Worse, did he want to?

Did he want to know what it felt like to be touched, to be kissed, to be tasted and do all those things to another person in equal amounts?

The idea teased his insides until his balls pulled tight and his cock threatened to swell.

Luca jerked his gaze back up.

“Your clothes.” Nox held out a hand.

Luca pulled the edge of his shirt lower. “What about them?”

“Give them to me so I can lay them on the heater to dry.”

“It’s okay, they can just hang in here.”

“They won’t dry in here.” Nox was right. Luca knew he was right. And since these were the only clothes he had…

Luca gave Nox his back and peeled off his shirt. He set it on the sink and kicked off his shoes, then unbuttoned his pants. He froze with his hands on the waist of his jeans.

Nox pulled Luca around. The man’s presence, the rich musk and spice of his skin, the heat radiating from his body rushed over Luca, sucking the air from his lungs. Nox lowered his head, parted his lips and inhaled, carrying away Luca’s exhale. Nox moved to Luca’s cheek, his neck. There his breath heated Luca’s skin. Nox tilted Luca’s head back and followed the column of his neck with another deep inhale.

Luca’s heart skittered in his chest. “What…what are you doing?”

“Smelling you.”

Smelling him.

“Why?” Luca leaned away only to have Nox move closer. So close his cock brushed Luca’s hip.

Nox swallowed, and his Adam’s apple bobbed up and down. He made another lap, huffing in quick short breaths rather than long slow ones. Nox loosened his grip. He cupped the back of Luca’s head and made circles on his arm with his thumb.

For several long moments, Nox stood there, then slowly he raised his gaze. “You’re sick.”

Luca’s stomach dropped.

Nox seemed to catch himself. He let Luca go and retreated. “I’m sorry, that was…” He turned.

“Leukemia.” Luca had no idea why he said it. Nox was right, it was none of his business. Even if he could smell the disease.

Could other people smell Luca’s cancer? He’d never even considered the idea.

Nox turned back around but stayed at the door. “Are you getting treatment?”

“Not this time.”

The muscles across Nox’s shoulders tensed, and he balled up his hands.

Luca shrugged. “I’ve had it twice before. Treatment isn’t an option this time.” Luca gave Nox his back again and stripped off the rest of his clothes. He left them on the sink, climbed in the tub, and closed the curtain.

Nox was a momentary blur behind the sheet of gaudy pink plastic, then he closed the door.

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I am a writer of contemporary and speculative fiction and artist of all things monster. I live to create new worlds and the people in them. Several of my books have been best sellers both nationally and internationally. I have also been a finalist in the LAMDA awards, the “Oscars” of gay literary works.

I do my best to write original stories with powerful characters and emotion as well as a fast-paced plot. My goal isn’t just to deliver a good story but to take the reader into the story and let them experience the characters as if they are right there with them.

While almost all my books have a romantic element, I will be the first to admit, they are not traditional romance. In fact, I’d like to think there is nothing traditional about them. And the stories I paint are done so way outside the lines of traditional genres.

One of my favorite things to do as a writer is push the boundaries of what makes a story and to deliver the unexpected and maybe even change the perspective of the reader.

My characters are more often than not, beautifully flawed, not always the good guy, and make mistakes. Their stories will take dark turns which, in the end, make the light at the end of the tunnel all the brighter.

If you’re looking for something different, exciting, and unique, my books are for you.

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