Easter #Sale at JMS Books – #eBooks Are 30% Off through Sunday April 1! #MMRomance #GayRomance

There’s a site-wide Easter sale going on at JMS Books, and as always, preorders are included! The discount should be in effect through 11:59 PM Eastern Time (USA) on Sunday, April 1, only on the JMS Books website. JMS Books has many great authors, and this sale is the perfect chance to stock up on your favorites or give a new-to-you author a chance. In alphabetical order, here are a …

#RainbowSnippets 31-March-2018 – The Contingency Plan

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 continuing …

Writers Not Writing Tag – #WritersNotWriting #AboutMe

I’m once again shirking my regular Flash Fiction Friday commitment (busy week), but I’ll carry over the words left in the comments last week and really, really, try to get another one up next Friday. In the meantime, I’m going to steal this tag that originated on YouTube, but works for bloggers, too. 😁 I first saw this tag on Amy Tasukada’s YouTube, then later on Nell Iris’s blog. It originated …

RELEASE BLITZ – You’re My Everything by Lily G. Blunt – #Excerpt #Giveaway

RELEASE BLITZ Title: You’re My Everything Author: Lily G. Blunt Cover Design: Jay Aheer at Simply Defined Art Genres: contemporary, gay romance, short story anthology Length: 52 000 words/172 pages Release Date: March 29, 2018 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING A Collection of Contemporary Gay Romance Stories from Lily G Blunt. Six love stories. Some sweet, some steamy, and one or two will bring a tear to the eye. Happy Anniversary, Jasper …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – The Rescuer by Eric Huffbind – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming Author Eric Huffbind to my blog! Eric is here today to tell us about his contemporary gay romance novel, The Rescuer (2nd Edition), his inspiration when writing the story, and a little glimpse into what Eric enjoys doing when he’s not reading or writing! ♡ BLOG TOUR Book Title: The Rescuer (2nd Edition) Author: Eric Huffbind Publisher: Self Published Cover Artist: Jennifer Craig Genre/s: Contemporary …

RELEASE BLITZ – LUNAV by Jenn Polish – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Lunav Author: Jenn Polish Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 26, 2018 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: Female/Female Length: 89600 Genre: Fantasy, LGBT, fantasy, YA, dragons, Fae Add to Goodreads Synopsis They don’t have dragons where half-faerie Sadie was born—not living ones, anyway—but in the Grove, everyone knows dragon eggs grow on trees like leaves and need Dreams to hatch. Without faerie Dreams, the dragons won’t survive. …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Power of Love by Sydney Blackburn & Lina Langley – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: The Power of Love Author: Sydney Blackburn, Lina Langley Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 26, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 88300 Genre: Science Fiction, LGBT, superheroes, action, romance, science fiction Add to Goodreads Synopsis The #1 rule of superhero training camp is you don’t talk about superhero training camp. Or your parents. Or their powers, which is the only thing saving Vince’s life—he’s …

RELEASE BLITZ – Souls for Sale by Asta Idonea – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Souls for Sale Author: Asta Idonea Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 26, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 51600 Genre: Paranormal, LGBT, humor, demons, angels, nerds-geeks, artists, hell Add to Goodreads Synopsis When demon Saul persuades comic book artist Tom to sign over his soul in exchange for a night of passion, little does he know what lies in store. Demons can’t fall in …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Luxorian Fugitive (Centauri Survivors Second Chance Chronicles 1) by J. Alan Veerkamp – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: The Luxorian Fugitive Series: Centauri Survivors Second Chance Chronicles, Book One Author: J. Alan Veerkamp Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 26, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 76500 Genre: Science Fiction, LGBT, Sci-fi, gay, space, military, BDSM Add to Goodreads Synopsis Trying to escape his tortured past, Sergeant Liam Jacks travels aboard the transport vessel, the Santa Claus, as the security chief alongside his …

BOOK BLAST – Love Worth Fighting For (Healing Hearts 3) by Dara Nelson – #Excerpt

BOOK BLAST Book Title: Love Worth Fighting For (Healing Hearts #3) Author: Dara Nelson Publisher: Dare Press Cover Artist: Dara Nelson/Dan Skinner Genre/s: Gay (MM) romance Length: 68256 words/236 pages Release Date: February 27, 2018 It is a standalone book. Blurb Love. They had it. It was right there within their grasp. Beautiful, blinding, passionate, perfect. Or was it? What do you do when your world suddenly and inexplicably falls …

Treadmill Week 69 & What I #amreading – Artificial Heart by T.A. Creech

Treadmill Goals/Tracking 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 – Gilded Agony (Guns n’ Boys 7) by K.A. Merikan – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Length: 92,000 words approx. Cover Design: Natasha Snow Blurb “We are two halves of the same rotten apple.” Deep in the Amazonian jungle, there is a mansion with a rose garden and a hen house where juicy tomatoes are the perfect shade of red, and marble countertops glisten. Inside, where even the shadows don’t reach, something is rotting, and the perfect facade can only hold the stench for so long. …

#RainbowSnippets 24-March-2018 – The Contingency Plan

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 continuing …

#FlashFictionFriday March 23, 2018 – Random Standalone #FlashFic #amwriting #FlashFiction #MMRomance #GayRomance

Welcome to my (fairly) regular weekly Flash Fiction Friday post, where I take the prompt words left in the comments of the previous week’s FFF post and use them in a new bit of flash. This one uses the 6 words/phrases: shea butter – cherry blossom – pink sharpie – scilicet – telegenic – aardvark …that were left in the comments of the March 9 FFF post and the March 16 …

RELEASE BLITZ – Leaning into the Look (Leaning into Stories 6) by Lane Hayes – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Leaning Into the Look Series: Leaning Into Stories, #6 Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Lane Hayes Release Date: March 23 Heat Level: 4 – Lots of Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 82000 Genre: Romance, friends to lovers, san francisco, humor, businessmen Add to Goodreads Synopsis Grant Kostas made a career based on his looks before joining his family’s real estate firm. He may not love his job but he’s better at …

RELEASE BLITZ – Surprise Delivery (Hearts & Health Book 5) by DJ Jamison – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Length: 68,000 word approx Blurb Dr. Casper Rollins knows how to have fun. The love of his life, Kage Myers, lived every moment to the fullest before he died. Now, Casper goes skydiving, mountain-climbing or on other adrenaline-soaked adventures when he wants to feel closer to his lost love. Medical director Eric Holtz is married to his work — so much so his husband left him. But when his niece …

RELEASE BLITZ – Omega’s Prince (Baby Makes Three 5) by Bella Bennet – #Excerpt

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Omega’s Prince (#5 Baby Makes Three series) Author: Bella Bennet Publisher: Self-Published Cover Artist: Cosmic Letterz Genre/s: contemporary gay romance, non-shifter mpreg Length: 58,000 words It can be read as a standalone story. Blurb An Omega too famous to find love. As an Olympic figure skater, Jeff was a celebrity. He had no problem finding men to date, but finding men that wanted him for himself …

RELEASE BLITZ – Tomboy by Janelle Reston – #Excerpt – #Giveaway

Title: Tomboy Author: Janelle Reston Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 19, 2018 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: Female/Female Length: 17000 Genre: romance, historical, LGBT, Historical, lesbian, 1950’s, tomboy, student, blue collar, mechanic, NASA, scientist, friends to lovers Add to Goodreads Synopsis Some kids’ heads are in the clouds. Harriet Little’s head is in outer space. In 1950s America, everyone is expected to come out of a cookie-cutter …

RELEASE BLITZ – Breaking the Rules (Infinity Series 3) by C.J. Lynne – #Excerpt #Giveaway

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Breaking the Rules (Infinity series #3) Author: C. J. Lynne Publisher: Self-published Cover Artist: C. J. Lynne Genre/s: LGBTQ, Romance, Erotic. Length: 101 000 words/234 print pages. It can be read as a standalone story. Blurb Two self-assured men are about to find out what happens when they come face-to-face with what neither realizes they’re searching for…each other. Ben Jameson is a very successful club owner …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Vampire’s Angel by Damian Serbu – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: The Vampire’s Angel Author: Damian Serbu Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 19, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 106400 Genre: Paranormal Romance, LGBT, historical, gay, paranormal, vampire, revolution, magic Add to Goodreads Synopsis As Paris devolves into chaos amidst the French Revolution, three lives intertwine. Xavier, a devout priest, struggles to hold on to his trust in humanity only to find his own faith …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – Jace’s Trial by JM Wolf – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming author JM Wolf to my blog. JM is here to day to tell us a little about himself and his fantastic new release, Jace’s Trial! BLOG TOUR Book Title: Jace’s Trial (Trials in Abingdon Book One) Author: JM Wolf Publisher: Encompass Ink Cover Artist: Rue Volley Genre/s: May/December, Contemporary Romance, HEA, Length: 87K Words/230 Pages This is Book 1 in the series, but can be …

RELEASE BLITZ – Lost Boy, Found Boy by Jenn Polish – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Lost Boy, Found Boy Author: Jenn Polish Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 19, 2018 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: No Romance Length: 21,200 Genre: Science Fiction, LGBT, nonbinary, trans, young adult Add to Goodreads Synopsis In a futuristic world, Neverland is a holomatrix, Hook is a cyborg, and Tinker Bell is an automated computer interface. Peter is desperate to save his lover from a military draft …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Moth and Moon by Glenn Quigley – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title The Moth and Moon Author: Glenn Quigley Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 19, 2018 Heat Level: 2 – Fade to Black Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 63000 Genre: Alternate Universe, Historical, LGBT, historical, gay, friends to lovers, sailor, baker, pirates, family drama Add to Goodreads Synopsis In the summer of 1780, on the tiny island of Merryapple, burly fisherman Robin Shipp lives a simple, quiet life in a bustling …

Treadmill Week 68 & What I #amreading – Promise Me We’ll Be Okay by Nell Iris – Role Model by Becky Black

Treadmill Goals/Tracking 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 …

St. Patrick’s Day #Sale at JMS Books – #eBooks Are 30% Off, Today Only! #MMRomance #GayRomance

There’s a site-wide St. Patrick’s Day sale going on at JMS Books today, and yes, preorders are included! The discount should be in effect from midnight through 11:59 PM Eastern Time (USA) on Sunday, March 17, only on the JMS Books website. JMS Books has many great authors, and this sale is the perfect chance to stock up on your favorites or give a new-to-you author a chance. I’m going …

RELEASE BLITZ – Dusk (Expedition 63 Book 1) by T.A. Creech – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Length: 42,700 words approx. Publisher: JMS Books Blurb When contact is lost with Mission Control, Commander John Dennington isn’t overly concerned. Such hiccups in communication are common. The first inkling of the larger problem occurs when he sees the very shape of the world change before his eyes. John must ease his crew into a new mission and keep the Station together by any means necessary. The crew jeopardizes their …

#RainbowSnippets 17-March-2018 – The Contingency Plan

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 continuing …

My Not-FlashFictionFriday Post

I fell down on the job this week (metaphorically only…don’t worry), and never got into flash fiction mode. I’ve got my vampire world on the brain, and even though the story is ‘done’ now, it’s not done done. As in, I’m in overhaul mode getting it polished up. To make it up to you, here’s a sexy guy you can drool over as he gives me a look that says I’d …

BOOK BLAST – Pride of Love by Kevin Dwyer – #Excerpt

BOOK BLAST Book Title: Pride of Love Author: Kevin Dwyer Publisher: Alibris Release Date: June 3, 2014 Fiction or Non Fiction: Fiction Genre/s: Contemporary, Literature & Fiction, Coming of Age Length: 143 Pages Blurb Twenty-five-year-old Jesse Coleman endures a heinous act on him. After the case is dropped, his mother, Claire, accedes to his request to move. Leaving behind his old life, he is left with a disturbing scar on …

RELEASE BLITZ – Out of the Ocean by Lynn Michaels – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Length: 26,500 words approx. Cover Design: Decorous Anarchy Studios Blurb Cal Bigsby spent his life working the fishing boats and ignoring who he really is and what he needs to be happy. Prescott ‘Scott’ Vandenburton is being primed to take over Daddy’s company, but he craves a life of his own. His only escape is sailing his yacht. When a freak storm hits, both are forced to think about life …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Witch Stone (Court of Ash and Thorn 1) by Jasmine Hong – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: The Witch Stone Series: Court of Ash and Thorn, Book One Author: Jasmine Hong Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 12, 2018 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 33800 Genre: Fantasy, action, demons, magic users, urban fantasy Add to Goodreads Synopsis One of the unfortunate truths in life is that if someone dumps a war on your doorstep in the small hours of the morning, well, …

COVER REVEAL – Blood Bathory: Like the Night (The Guardians of Gaia 1) by Ari McKay – #Giveaway

COVER REVEAL Title: Blood Bathory: Like the Night Series: The Guardians of Gaia – book 1 Author: Ari McKay Length: 123,737 words ☆ Presenting… ☆ Cover Design: Lou Harper @ Cover Affairs Blurb You can run… After losing his younger sister to cancer, fashion photographer Evan St. John tries to outrun his pain, leaving New York for the excitement of Paris. His talent and striking good looks bring him to the …

RELEASE BLITZ – Would It Be Okay to Love You? Box Set by Amy Tasukada – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Would It Be Okay to Love You? – Box Set Author: Amy Tasukada Length: 287 pages Blurb A robot fanboy. An erotic voice actor. Will their secrets overwhelm their love? Sato doesn’t get out much. The anime company accountant spends his days at a desk and his nights working on his own small-scale robots. His geeky life is like a dream, but it has just one piece missing… The …

BLOG TOUR – Infinity Series by C.J. Lynne – #Excerpt #Giveaway

INFINITY SERIES BLOG TOUR Get to know the secretive men of Infinity nightclub as they find love in the most unexpected places. True love has no beginning or ending…it simply is. They are standalone stories, but characters from previous books make appearances in successive books. Book Title: Worth the Risk, Infinity #1 Author: C.J. Lynne Publisher: Self-published Cover Artist: C. J. Lynne Genre/s: LGBTQ, Romance, Erotic Length: 154,000 words/362 print …

RELEASE BLITZ – Teacher’s Pet (Nine Stories of Lessons Outside the Classroom) – #Giveaway

Title: Teacher’s Pet Author: Kashmira Majumdar, S.A. James, Asta Idonea, Hudson Lin, Aila Alvina Boyd, Valentine Wheeler, Damian Serbu, Jack Harbon, Arden Powell Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 12 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male, Female/Female Length: 88500 Genre: Contemporary, Paranormal. Sci-Fi/Fantasy, age gap, contemporary, Fantasy, paranormal, romance, teacher/student Add to Goodreads Includes… Nine Stories of Lessons Outside the Classroom By Virtue Fall by Kashmira Majumdar – …

Treadmill Week 67 & What I #amreading – Enchanted Love & Hero Worship & One in Vermilion by Kris T. Bethke

Treadmill Goals/Tracking 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 10-March-2018 – The Contingency Plan

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 beginning …

RELEASE BLITZ – Fox and Birch (Rowan Harbor Cycle 3) by Sam Burns – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Length: 48,000 words approx. Cover Design: Melanie Harlow @ Clause & Effect Blurb Fletcher Lane wants to protect people. It was why he became a deputy. A month ago, it was why he killed a vampire who kidnapped one of his friends. Now, that death has started a cascade effect that’s tearing his life apart, leaving him possessed by magic that whispers to him in ancient Gothic. While he’s already fighting …

COVER REVEAL – 6 Days To Get Lucky by LE Franks – #Excerpt

Title: 6 Days To Get Lucky Series: 6 Days (Book 2) Author: LE Franks Publisher: Le Franks Books Release Date: March 9, 2018 Length: Novel/75k words Genres: RomCom, Contemporary, Holiday, Bar/Restaurant, Gay Romance Pairing: M/M Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, LE Franks is rereleasing the second book in her 6 Days series, and we have the cover reveal right here. 🙂 ☆ Presenting… ☆ Cover Artist: LE Franks …

RELEASE BLITZ – Leaning Into the Fall Audiobook by Lane Hayes – #Giveaway

Title: Leaning Into the Fall Series: Leaning Into Stories, #2 Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Self-Published Heat Level: 4 – Lots of Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins Genre: Romance, Erotica, Bisexual, humor, San Francisco, May to December romance Add to Goodreads Synopsis Nick Jorgensen is a quirky genius. He’s made a fortune in the competitive high tech field with his quick mind and attention to detail. He …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Facility (Psychic Underground 1) by Sarah Elkins – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: The Facility Series: Psychic Underground, Book One Author: Sarah Elkins Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 5, 2018 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: No Romance Length: 70000 Genre: Suspense Thriller Paranormal, LGBT, action, asexual, paranormal, science fiction, thriller Add to Goodreads Synopsis Being psychic is just another aspect of life for Neila Roddenberry. So are dreams of a past life as Nikola Tesla. She’s sure that last …

RELEASE BLITZ – Take Your Medicine by Hannah Carmack – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Take Your Medicine Author: Hannah Carmack Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: March 5, 2018 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: Female/Female Length: 24400 Genre: Contemporary Fantasy, LGBT, YA, chronic illness, coming out, lesbian Add to Goodreads Synopsis Alice “Al” Liddell is from Echola, Alabama. She leads the life of a normal teen until the day she’s diagnosed with vasovagal syncope – a fainting disorder which causes her to …