RELEASE BLITZ – The Short Stories Collection – In Darkest Peru – One Snowy Night – Lost and Found – by Louise Lyons – #Giveaway

Length: 45,000 words approx. Blurb A collection of three short stories. In Darkest Peru When shy and geeky Rhys White is ditched by his boyfriend of five years, and made redundant from his job in the space of one week, he decides to make some changes. Tired of being boring and hiding being his computer, he throws caution to the winds and buys a plane ticket to Peru. The adventure …

RELEASE BLITZ – Sweethearts by Gemma Gilmore – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Sweethearts Author: Gemma Gilmore Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: January 29, 2018 Heat Level: 2 – Fade to Black Sex Pairing: Female/Female Length: 62600 Genre: Contemporary, LGBT, YA, high school, friends to lovers, alcohol use, visual arts, coming out, teen pregnancy, coming of age, slow burn Add to Goodreads Synopsis When seventeen-year-old Ingrid Harper realizes she may not have the talent to pursue a scholarship for the most prestigious …

RELEASE BLITZ – Ibuki by Kathryn Sommerlot – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Ibuki Author: Kathryn Sommerlot Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: January 29, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Female/Female Length: 26000 Genre: Fantasy, LGBT, lesbian, fantasy, cleric/priestess, magic users, abduction, royalty Add to Goodreads Synopsis Ibuki: the gift of healing through breath. Chiasa has possessed the ability since childhood and shares it with her father as they care for their Inuru community. Chiasa has never doubted the stability …

Treadmill Week 61 & What I #amreading

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 27-Jan-2018 – 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 still …

#FlashFictionFriday – Jan 26, 2018 – ’Til Death Do Us Part – Alt. Universe Bonus Scene Part 4 #FlashFic #AmWriting

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the 2 words left in the comments of last week’s post: Batman – lunch I didn’t add any additional words from a random word generator this time. I already had enough inspiration about what I wanted to do with the scene. I used those words to continue the “ALTERNATE UNIVERSE” bonus scene for ’Til Death Do Us Part that I started a few weeks ago. This week …

EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT – Sound of Silence by Mia Kerick and Raine O’Tierney #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming Mia Kerick and Raine O’Tierney to my blog today. They’ve graciously provided an EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT from their fantastic new release, Sound of Silence! Title: Sound of Silence Authors: Mia Kerick and Raine O’Tierney Release Date: January 23rd 2018 Genre: MM Contemporary Romance BLURB Renzy Callen exists on the periphery of life, and not just because of the horrific childhood event that robbed him of the …

RELEASE BLITZ – Dantès Unglued (Ward Security 2) by Jocelynn Drake and Rinda Elliott #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Dantès Unglued Series: Ward Security Series #2 Author: Jocelynn Drake and Rinda Elliott Publisher: Drake and Elliott Publishing LLC Release Date: January 26th Heat Level: 4 – Lots of Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 72k Genre: Romance, Thriller/Suspense, Add to Goodreads Synopsis When private investigator, Shane Stephens, is hired by the mayor of Cincinnati to track down the hacker who has been threatening him, Shane is sure this is the …

RELEASE BLITZ – Why I Need You by Colette Davison #Excerpt #Giveaway

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Why I Need You Author: Colette Davison Publisher: Smudged Ink Press Cover Artist: Charlotte L R Kane Genre/s: LGBT contemporary romance Length: Words: 83,000 No. of Pages: 312 Fin is a recurring character from Why I Left You, but it is a standalone story. Blurb Following the death of their parents, Fin put his life on hold to raise his little sister. He’s convinced her well-being …

RELEASE BLITZ – Contour (Shape of You 1) by Meg Harding #Giveaway

Length: 52,000 words approx Cover Design: Garrett Leigh @ Black Jazz Design Blurb Jamie “Roxy” Albright has one great love in his life and room for no other. He lives and breathes makeup. Men are nothing more than temporary distractions and romance… well, that isn’t worth his time. With a burgeoning career as a YouTube makeup artist opening doors to never before dreamed of opportunities, time isn’t something Jamie has and …

RELEASE BLITZ – Dream (a Skins novel) by Garrett Leigh #Giveaway

Length: 60,000 words approx. Cover Design: GDLeigh @Black Jazz Design Cover Photo: Dan Burgess @Moonstock Photography Blurb I can’t sleep… When unrequited love leaves Dylan Hart sleepless and nursing his wounds, instinct draws him to the one place he’s found mindless respite in the past—Lovato’s. It’s a place for every fantasy — for crazy-hot encounters — where a night of insane NSA sex brings relief to Dylan’s fragile feelings. It should be …

COVER REVEAL – Closets Are for Clothes by Addison Albright #Excerpt

I have a shiny new cover! Check it out…isn’t it lovely? Title: Closets Are for Clothes Author: Addison Albright Publisher: JMS Books, LLC Release Date: February 24, 2018 Length: Short Novel – 42,719 words Genre/Pairing/Tags: Contemporary Romance, Gay, M/M, #ComingOut #Family #Drama Blurb Mike’s life is carefully compartmentalized. He’s deep in the closet to his family in Kansas, but lives life honestly and openly in Austin. He’s unnerved when Wes, his …

RELEASE BLITZ – Maui by Martin Delacroix #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Maui Author: Martin Delacroix Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: January 22, 2018 Heat Level: 5 – Erotica Pairing: Male/Male Length: 14100 Genre: Contemporary, in the closet, teacher, surfing, coming out Add to Goodreads Synopsis When Ishmael Fanning is dumped by his Florida boyfriend, he relocates to the Hawaiian island of Maui. To heal his heart. There he quickly finds himself involved with two young men: Spencer, who works in …

Treadmill Week 60 & What I #amreading

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 …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Station by Keira Andrews #Excerpt #Giveaway

Cover Design: Dar Albert @ Wicked Smart Designs Blurb Ever since Cambridge-bound Colin Lancaster spied on stable master Patrick Callahan mastering another man, he’s longed for Patrick to do the same to him. When Patrick is caught with his pants down and threatened with death for his crime, Colin speaks up in his defense and confesses his own sinful nature. They’re soon banished to the faraway prison colony of Australia. Patrick …

#RainbowSnippets 20-Jan-2018 – 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 was …

#FlashFictionFriday – Jan 19, 2018 – ’Til Death Do Us Part – Alt. Universe Bonus Scene Part 3 #FlashFic #AmWriting

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the 3 words/phrases left in the comments of last week’s post: tea – fuzzy socks – cardigan …and these five words from a random word generator (see screenshot below): choke – place – sticks – trite – tough I used those words to continue the “ALTERNATE UNIVERSE” bonus scene for ’Til Death Do Us Part that I started a couple weeks ago. This week it’s “only” a little …

RELEASE BLITZ – Five Times Love by Lily G. Blunt #Excerpt

RELEASE BLITZ – LOVE TIMES FIVE Title: Love Times Five Author: Lily G. Blunt Cover Art: Jay Aheer at Simply Defined Art Release Date: January 19, 2018 Genre/s: paranormal, gay romance, contemporary, polyamory Length: 77, 000 words Add on Goodreads Blurb There’s safety in numbers and plenty of love to go around. When Colin searches for his missing colleague and buddy in the hills of northern England, his life is …

RELEASE BLITZ – A Way with You by Lane Hayes #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: A Way with You Series: A Way With, Book 2 Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Amazon Release Date: January 18, 2018 Heat Level: 4 – Lots of Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 30K Genre: Romance, Bisexual, Humor, Office Romance, New York City Add to Goodreads Synopsis Reeve Nelson is determined to make it in Manhattan. He’s hardworking, dedicated and willing to put in the extra hours required to be successful at …

COVER REVEAL – In Wild Lemon Groves by Selina Kray #Giveaway

About the Book Blurb A telltale knock on a quiet winter night is a sound no husband wants to hear. Sébastien Osaki has spent the past three years surviving the loss of his beloved Henry. When Seb lands in Amalfi, Italy, for their would-have-been tenth-anniversary trip, he’s haunted by the memory of the man he loved. Following Henry’s notebook leads him to some breathtaking coastal views but also right back …