AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – Foothills Pride Vol. 2 by Pat Henshaw #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming Pat Henshaw to my blog. Pat is here today answering a few questions in a short interview! The second half of Pat Henshaw’s Foothills Pride series is finally coming out in print – four of her stories in one volume. This is a compilation of books 5-8 of the Foothills Pride series. It is not necessary to have read the previous books. Author Name: Pat Henshaw Publisher: Dreamspinner Press …

Treadmill Week 57 & What I #amreading – Regency Rogues Box Set by Ruby Moone

Treadmill Goals: Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals (exception…at the end of the week …

#RainbowSnippets 30-Dec-2017 – Closets Are for Clothes

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! I’m back …

#FlashFictionFriday Dec 29, 2017 – Random Standalone #FlashFic #amwriting

Welcome to my (fairly) regular weekly Flash Fiction Friday post, where I take the prompt words left in the previous week’s FFF post’s comments and use them in a new bit of flash. This one uses the 3 words: reunion – hugs – love …that were left in the comments of the December 15 FFF post. And the 12 words: define – butterfly – refund – future – insist – …

RELEASE BLITZ – Beyond the Tunnel (The Wizard Shifter 1) by Daniel Mitton – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Beyond the Tunnel Series: The Wizard Shifter #1 Author: Daniel Mitton Publisher: eXtasy Books Length: 79,777 words Blurb What would you do if you rode into a mountain tunnel in North Carolina and then rode out into a different world? Adam Stephens is about to find out… Adam Stephens is a man with a mission. It has been three years since they chopped that malignant brain tumor out of …

Captain Jack and the Snack Attack – Alternate POV Scene 6 of 6

Click below to toggle open a refresher of the scenes posted previously: This is where I’m going to end this series of alternate POV scenes. To find out what happens next, and to read the whole story from Gordie’s POV, download the FREE holiday anthology, Make the Yuletide Gay. Make the Yuletide Gay FREE! Available NOW at: Amazon Kindle – Universal Link – Kindle Format (AZW) Smashwords – EPUB, MOBI, PDF, LRF, PDB, …

COVER REVEAL – GUEST POST – Resist & Triumph Anthology #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming Grace R. Duncan to my blog. She is here today talking about the motivation and process of creating this charity anthology. Title: Resist & Triumph Anthology Editors: Grace R. Duncan & Tucker McCallahan Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: 1/26/2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male, Female/Female, Male/Female Length: 80k Genre: Romance, Fantasy, New Adult, Science Fiction, Western ☆ Presenting… ☆ Synopsis As 2017 opened, …

Captain Jack and the Snack Attack – Alternate POV Scene 5 of 6

Click below to toggle open a refresher of the scenes posted previously: Make the Yuletide Gay FREE! Available NOW at: Amazon Kindle – Universal Link – Kindle Format (AZW) Smashwords – EPUB, MOBI, PDF, LRF, PDB, TXT, HTML iBookStore – iBook Format (EPUB) Barnes & Noble – Nook Format (EPUB) Kobo – eBook Format (EPUB) Scribd – iPaper Length: 82 pages (PDF) / 41,303 words (Anthology) – 6,992 words (Captain Jack and the Snack Attack) Sleigh bells …

SPOTLIGHT/EXCERPT – Sid Sanford Lives! by Daniel Ford #Excerpt

Literary Fiction Date Published: 9/18/2017 Publisher: 50/50 Press Sid Sanford always follows a path, just not his own. From backyard Wiffle ball games to New York City skyscrapers, Sid finds triumph and pain in equal measure during his uncertain, and at times violent, thrust into manhood. A colorful, loyal family, a plethora of eccentric friends, and a few star-crossed soulmates highlight his journey, but it’s ultimately up to Sid whether …

Captain Jack and the Snack Attack – Alternate POV Scene 4 of 6

Click below to toggle open a refresher of the scenes posted previously: Make the Yuletide Gay FREE! Available NOW at: Amazon Kindle – Universal Link – Kindle Format (AZW) Smashwords – EPUB, MOBI, PDF, LRF, PDB, TXT, HTML iBookStore – iBook Format (EPUB) Barnes & Noble – Nook Format (EPUB) Kobo – eBook Format (EPUB) Scribd – iPaper Length: 82 pages (PDF) / 41,303 words (Anthology) – 6,992 words (Captain Jack and the Snack Attack) Sleigh bells …

Captain Jack and the Snack Attack – Alternate POV Scene 3 of 6

Click below to toggle open a refresher of the scenes posted previously: Make the Yuletide Gay FREE! Available NOW at: Amazon Kindle – Universal Link – Kindle Format (AZW) Smashwords – EPUB, MOBI, PDF, LRF, PDB, TXT, HTML iBookStore – iBook Format (EPUB) Barnes & Noble – Nook Format (EPUB) Kobo – eBook Format (EPUB) Scribd – iPaper Length: 82 pages (PDF) / 41,303 words (Anthology) – 6,992 words (Captain Jack and the Snack Attack) Sleigh bells …

50% OFF my #eBooks at #Smashwords End-of-Year #Sale #Discount

Happy Holidays! Did you unwrap a shiny new e-reader/tablet/smart phone for Christmas? Whether you’re looking to fill your new device or console yourself by getting some fresh reading material on your old one, the Smashwords end-of-year sale is just what you need! My books are 50% off (other than the two that are FREE…King Kong vs. The Skinny Pirate and Make the Yuletide Gay) As usual, you’ll need to enter …

Treadmill Week 56 & What I #amreading – Unexpected Christmas by Nell Iris – The Mistletoe Kiss by Ruby Moone – Secrets and Charms by Lou Harper

Treadmill Goals: Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals (exception…at the end of the week …

#RainbowSnippets Dec. 23, 2017 – Captain Jack and the Snack Attack

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! I’m still …

Captain Jack and the Snack Attack – Alternate POV Scene 2 of 6

Click below to toggle open a refresher of the scene posted yesterday: Make the Yuletide Gay FREE! Available NOW at: Amazon Kindle – Universal Link – Kindle Format (AZW) Smashwords – EPUB, MOBI, PDF, LRF, PDB, TXT, HTML iBookStore – iBook Format (EPUB) Barnes & Noble – Nook Format (EPUB) Kobo – eBook Format (EPUB) Scribd – iPaper Length: 82 pages (PDF) / 41,303 words (Anthology) – 6,992 words (Captain Jack and the Snack Attack) Sleigh bells …

Captain Jack and the Snack Attack – Alternate POV Scene 1 of 6

Make the Yuletide Gay FREE! Available NOW at: Amazon Kindle – Universal Link – Kindle Format (AZW) Smashwords – EPUB, MOBI, PDF, LRF, PDB, TXT, HTML iBookStore – iBook Format (EPUB) Barnes & Noble – Nook Format (EPUB) Kobo – eBook Format (EPUB) Scribd – iPaper Length: 82 pages (PDF) / 41,303 words (Anthology) – 6,992 words (Captain Jack and the Snack Attack) Sleigh bells ring—are you listening? It’s that time of year again, and we have …

RELEASE BLITZ – One Thousand Cranes (The Yakuza Path 3) by Amy Tasukada

Blurb When a body goes missing, a young Yakuza’s life hangs in the balance… Aki Hisona’s latest promotion is a cause for celebration. But because his new job is working as the personal secretary for the Yakuza’s Kyoto-based godfather, it’s also a cause for dangerous envy. He takes an invitation from a friend for congratulatory drinks, but Aki never thought the night would end with a deadly knife fight… Aki …

RELEASE BLITZ – A Viking for Yule by Jamie Fessenden #Giveaway

Length: 56,000 words approx. Cover Design: Reese Dante Blurb AFTER SAM’S GRANDFATHER nearly died in a blizzard one year ago, Sam has panic attacks in snow storms. So where does his friend Jackie propose they spend the holidays, as the last stop on their trip around the world? Iceland. Of course. But there’s more in Iceland than snow. When Arnar, a handsome Icelandic man, offers to escort Sam on a …

RELEASE BLITZ – NineStar Press Holiday Stories Week 5 – #Giveaway

Title: Holiday Collection, Week Five Author: Multiple Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: December 18, 2017 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male, Female/Female Length: Multiple Genre: Multiple, LGBT, ghost, hauntings, Christmas, gay, new love, matchmaker, holidays, musicans, bands, DJ, angst, friends to lovers, second-hand sweaters, sibling betrayal, reunited, age gap, stranded, grief, lawyer, writer, Christmas, dragons, fantasy, hurt/comfort, lesbian, illness, young adult Add to Goodreads Synopsis CARRIAGE HOUSE by …

RELEASE BLITZ -The Raven Prince and Other Stories by Jean-Paul Whitehall #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title:  The Raven Prince and Other Stories Author: Jean-Paul Whitehall Publisher: NineStar Press (SunFire Imprint) Release Date: December 18, 2017 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: Male/Male, Female/Female Length: 54700 Genre: historical, paranormal, contemporary, LGBT, YA, fantasy, coming out, kidnapping, sports, family, shifter, gay, lesbian, romance Add to Goodreads Synopsis Our Lady of the Axe: In a Regency England where magic used to be real, Eleanor, her dear friend …

Cultivating Love is the 99¢ Deal of the Day at JMS Books!

A man of few words, Joe is a hard-working farmhand who likes his simple, uncomplicated life. Ed is satisfied with his existence as an auto mechanic, but thrilled when an unexpected development in his life allows him to help Joe realize a dream. It forces them, however, to reevaluate the casual, undefined nature of their relationship. They’re too macho to speak of love, and neither would acknowledge he doesn’t really …

EXCLUSIVE SPOTLIGHT POST – Being With Him by Mickie B. Ashling – #Excerpt #Giveaway #Recipe

Title: Being With Him Series: A Horizons Series Novella Author: Mickie B. Ashling Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 12/27/17 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 145 (42K) Genre: Romance, Holiday, Contemporary, Transgender Add to Goodreads Synopsis Zeb Araneda leaves his privileged but closely supervised life in the Philippines to study architecture at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where his new roommate is openly gay Luca Dilorio. …

IN THE SPOTLIGHT – Why I Left You by Colette Davison – #Excerpt #Giveaway

REVIEW AND BOOK TOUR Book Title: Why I Left You Author: Colette Davison Publisher: Smudged Ink Press Cover Artist: Charlotte L R Kane Genre/s: gay contemporary romance Length: 72,000 words/234 pages Release Date: November 7, 2017 Blurb Jamie is struggling with university, money and depression. The last thing he needs is for Brett—the guy who left him four years ago—to walk back into his life. Yet it could be just …

Treadmill Week 55 & What I #amreading – Wizard’s Moon by Josh Lanyon – Clickbait by E.J. Russell

Treadmill Goals: Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals (the only exception to this is …

GUEST POST – In Pain and Blood by Aldrea Alien – #Excerpt #Giveaway

BLOG TOUR Please join me in welcoming talented author Aldrea Alien to my blog. She is here today discussing the elves in her new Spellster series! Book Title: In Pain and Blood (Spellster Series Book 1) Author: Aldrea Alien Publisher: Thardrandian Publications Cover Artist: Aldrea Alien Genre/s: Epic Fantasy M/M Romance Length: 309000 words/740 pages It’s a standalone story and first in a series of standalones. Goodreads Link Blurb It …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – Short Order (Foothills Pride) by Pat Henshaw – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming Pat Henshaw to my blog today. Pat’s here answering a few questions about herself and her characters! BLOG TOUR Title: Short Order Series: Foothills Pride #8 Author: Pat Henshaw Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Publication date: December 13, 2017 Price: $3.99/£2.99 Format: eBook Genre: Contemporary Gay Romance Cover Design: AngstyG Length: 28,400 words/89 pages Add on Goodreads Blurb When recent horticulture graduate Dr. Fenton Miller arrives in …

RELEASE BLITZ – Unexpected Christmas by Nell Iris #Excerpt #Giveaway

Although I love them all, if I were forced to pick a favorite from among the three Christmas stories Nell has released this season, this would be it! Length: 13,527 words Publisher: JMS Books Blurb Daniel Erickson stormed out of his family celebration after choking on turkey served with a side of bigotry. Utterly miserable, he reluctantly lets himself be charmed by the hulk of a man and gets into …

#RainbowSnippets Dec 16, 2017 – Captain Jack and the Snack Attack

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! I’m still …

#FlashFictionFriday Dec 15, 2017 – Random Standalone #FlashFic #amwriting

Welcome to my (fairly) regular weekly Flash Fiction Friday post, where I take the prompt words left in the previous week’s FFF post’s comments and use them in a new bit of flash. This one uses the words/phrase, neighbor’s yappy dog, left in the comments of the December 8 FFF post. I wrote a standalone scene not featuring characters from any of my published works or any of my recurring flash …

Whee! I’m a guest on Nell Iris’ blog today!

In case you’ve missed it, Nell Iris has been running a series of Christmasvaganza blog posts this holiday season. On Thursdays during this stretch she’s featuring her fellow authors in the free anthology, Make the Yuletide Gay. Today is my turn in the hot seat! She gave us a bunch of holiday themed questions to select from and a few fun word/phrase prompts in case we wanted to add a bit of …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – Goulish by Kat Bellamy – #Excerpt #Giveaway

BLOG TOUR Please join me in welcoming Kat Bellamy to my blog. Kat is joining us here today to tell us a bit about Ghoulish and their writing process. Book Title: Ghoulish Author: Kat Bellamy Publisher: Self-Published Cover Artist: Self-made Length: 332 pages Release Date: October 22, 2017 Genre/s: Urban Fantasy, Romantic Fantasy, MM fiction There is an HFN ending, but the book is the first in a continuing series. …

RELEASE BLITZ – Protecting His Omega by Giovanna Reaves – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title:  Protecting his Omega Author: Giovanna Reaves Publisher: Self-Pub Release Date: December 12, 2017 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 226 Genre: Romance, Mpreg, Alpha, Omega, Non-Shifter Add to Goodreads Synopsis Phoenix Harcourt is a single father who was kicked out of his home when his parents found out that he was an omega. After losing his alpha mate, Phoenix turned his focus to his daughter and …

#INTERVIEW – Elemental Love/Hope (Warlocks Series) by LM Somerton #Excerpt

Please join me in welcoming author LM Somerton to my blog. She’s stopping by today to answer a few questions in a short interview. Warlocks Series L.M. Somerton‘s Warlocks series is a dangerous mix of love, magic, mayhem, and the four elements – and a great MM paranormal tale: Elemental warlocks are a rare breed. There are only four known to exist across North America and they don’t tend to …

RELEASE BLITZ – NineStar Press Holiday Stories Week 4 – #Giveaway

Title:  Holiday Collection, Week Four Author: Multiple Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: December 11, 2017 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: Multiple Genre: Multiple, New Year’s Eve, reunited, geeks/nerds, ballet dancer, hockey player, men with childlren, friends to lovers, reunited, holiday, slow burn, hurt-comfort, depression, family, age gap, college, professor/teacher, contemporary, vacation/travel, secret agents/spies, action thriller, enemies-to-lovers Add to Goodreads Synopsis OLD ACQUAINTANCE by Asta Idonea: Damon …

#INTERVIEW – Journey to Gaytopia by Joel Craig – Sample Pages #Excerpt & #Giveaway

BLOG TOUR Please join me in welcoming author Joel Craig to my blog today. Joel very graciously answered a whole bunch of questions about himself and his writing process. Book Title: Journey To Gaytopia Author: Joel Craig Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Cover Artist: Joel Craig Genre/s: LGBTQ graphic novel, science fiction graphic novel Length: 64 pages Target Audience: Young Adult and adult LGBTQ Release Date: December 1, 2017 Blurb …

Treadmill Week 54 & What I #amreading – Officer Charming and the Prince Who Wooed Him & The Great Pretender by Sarah Hadley Brook

Treadmill Goals: Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals (the only exception to this is …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Mistletoe Kiss by Ruby Moone – #Giveaway

Length: 26,600 words Publisher: JMS Books Blurb By 1816, widowed bookseller Lawrence Fenton has spent a lonely lifetime hiding who he is. He has convinced himself his feelings for his far too young, gorgeous, but troubled assistant Christy Shaw are nothing more than pride in his protégé and concern for his plight. Christy’s life involves walking fine lines: one between his mother and his abusive stepfather, one where he must …

#RainbowSnippets 2017-12-09 – Captain Jack and the Snack Attack

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! I’m still …

#FlashFictionFriday Dec 8, 2017 – Photo Shoot Bonus Scene

This one uses the words, moisturizer, camera, and bikini, left in the comments of the December 1 FFF post. I wrote a short bonus scene featuring Eddie and Trent from Photo Shoot, a short story in my collection, Snapshots. Here are a couple photos that provided extra inspiration for this little glimpse into their lives: You can find additional bonus scenes from the stories in Snapshots (including a long bonus scene for Photo Shoot), …

RELEASE BLITZ – Regifted by DJ Jamison – #Excerpt

Blurb Winter Blom: Lane Cross works construction to pay the bills, and makes metal art to … also pay the bills. As a single dad, the enjoyment of his art has taken a backseat to making ends meet. And his love life has taken a back seat to caring for his son, especially when Zach, age 6, sabotages every babysitting attempt Lane makes. Then Lane meets news intern Andy Blom. …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – His Taken Omega (Mountain Shifters 11) by L.C. Davis – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming author L.C. Davis to my blog. L.C. has joined us today to answer a few questions about his writing process. BLOG TOUR Title: His Taken Omega Series: (Mountain Shifters #11) Author: L.C. Davis Publisher: Self-Published Cover Artist: Wolf Conan Release Date: December 3, 2017 Length: 70 000 words/260 pages Genre/s: M/M shifter Mpreg romance His Taken Omega is a standalone story within the Mountain Shifter …

RELEASE BLITZ – Eight Nights in December by Keira Andrews – #Giveaway

Length: 25,000 words approx. Cover Design: Dar Albert @ Wicked Smart Designs Blurb A geek. A virgin. One sexy holiday. Orphaned Lucas figures spending the holidays with his obnoxious roommate’s family in New York City is better than staying alone on campus upstate. He ends up sharing a room again, this time with his roommate’s brother, Nate. Geeky photographer Nate isn’t at all what Lucas expects. In fact, he’s incredibly sexy—especially …

IN THE SPOTLIGHT – Snow Balls (Balls to the Wall 4) by Tara Lain #Excerpt #Giveaway

Is it always wrong to pretend to be Mr. Right? Snow Balls (Balls to the Wall Series, #4) By Tara Lain Blurb: JJ LaRousse looks like a quarterback but acts like a queen. He’s trying to be proud of who he is—until a robbery at the famous Laguna Winter Fantasy brings JJ face-to-face with tough cop Ryan Star. JJ hears Ryan likes manly men, so he drops his voice an …

EXCLUSIVE #EXCERPT – Masked Heart by Calli Hall – #Giveaway

Title: Masked Heart Author: Calli Hall Release Date: November 28th 2017 Publisher: RAWmance Publishing Genre: Gay romance, Historical BLURB Benedict, Duke of Lexerton, faces a problem. After his brother’s sudden passing, he is confronted with the necessity to find a spouse. Trying to fulfill his obligation at the events of high society, he repeatedly encounters a strange woman. Who is this mysterious Madame P. and how is she connected to …

RELEASE BLITZ – A Warfield Christmas (The Warfield Hotel Mysteries) by C.J. Baty – #Giveaway

Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK Length: 20,000 words approx. The Warfield Hotel Mysteries Series Drifting Sands (Book #1) – Amazon US | Amazon UK Crashing Waves (Book #2) – Amazon US | Amazon UK Roaring Waters (Book #3) – Amazon US | Amazon UK Blurb Peter Warfield wanted a Christmas like none before. A celebration of putting the past behind them. Leaving Bradley Warfield and Moses Lee buried …