#Rainbow Snippets Nov 4, 2017 – Mike & Wes

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! Still snipping …

#FlashFictionFriday, 3-Nov-2017 – To Love and To Cherish – #flashfic

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the three words left in the comments of last week’s post: juice – Friday – socks 😁 It’s possibly cheating to call this one “flash fiction.” This is a retelling of an existing scene in the book from an alternate POV. In this case, it’s a scene from chapter 17 as seen from Percy’s POV. Click here for more bonus scenes from To Love and …

GUEST POST – The Valet by SJ Foxx #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming SJ Foxx to my blog today. SJ is here to tell us some fun facts about the location settings in her new book! Title: The Valet Author: S.J. Foxx Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: October 30, 2017 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 50300 Genre: Historical, 1920s, historical, jazz age, class difference, high society, england, aristocracy Add to Goodreads Synopsis After scandalising …

RELEASE BLITZ – Merry Gentlemen by Josephine Myles #Excerpt

Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Smashwords Length: 48,000 words Cover Design: Harper by Design  Blurb ’Tis the season of goodwill to all men… even the one who dumped you. Riley MacDermott is going places. Managing the annual Bath Christmas Market—which involves long hours in the cold and a whole lot of hassle—will secure the promotion he needs to afford to move out of his noisy, top-floor flat. …

RELEASE BLITZ – Keeping the Faith (Faithfully Yours 3) by A.M. Leibowitz #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Keeping the Faith Series: Faithfully Yours, Book 3 Author: A.M. Leibowitz Publisher: Supposed Crimes Cover Artist: Stacy O’Steen Release Date: November 1, 2017 Romance Genre(s): Contemporary, M/M Words: 84,000 View on Goodreads About the Book Blurb It’s been three years since Micah’s spouse, Cat, passed away at the age of thirty-six. In the process of cleaning his house, Micah discovers a series of letters Cat hid before he died, …

Happy Halloween – Oct. 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! One of my earliest short stories, Moving On, is set on Halloween. It was originally published in 2008 at Torquere Press. Earlier this year it was reworked and reedited for inclusion in my Snapshots collection of shorts: Blurb On Halloween, Graeme accompanies the love of his life, Brandt, to the annual costume party. This year, though, Brandt isn’t dancing with Graeme, he’s dancing with a handsome stranger, and Graeme couldn’t …

GUEST POST – How to Domesticate a Russian Bear (A Russian Bear III) by CB Conwy #Excerpt

Please join me in welcoming CB Conwy to my blog today. CB is here to answer the question, “Do you have any advice for all the aspiring writers out there?” Title:  How to Domesticate a Russian Bear Series: A Russian Bear III Author: CB Conwy Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: October 26, 2017 Heat Level: 4 – Lots of Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 91,000 Genre: Romance, Erotica, MM, BDSM Add to …

RELEASE BLITZ – Sweet William by Dianne Hartsock #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title:  Sweet William Author: Dianne Hartsock Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: October 30, 2017 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 15800 Genre: Historical, student, dub con/non con, historical, abduction, romance, gay Add to Goodreads Synopsis William Wilkerson leads the life of the privileged rich. Head of his father’s shipping business, he indulges to his heart’s content in the pleasures of the flesh with Boston’s finest young men. …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Jackal’s House (Lancaster’s Luck 2) by Anna Butler #Excerpt #Giveaway

Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Dreamspinner  Length: 114,000 words approx. Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Cover Design: Reese Dante  Lancaster’s Luck Series The Gilded Scarab (Book #1): Amazon US | Amazon UK  About The Series Lancaster’s Luck is set in a steampunk world where, at the turn of the 20th century, the eight powerful Convocation Houses are the de facto rulers of the Britannic Imperium. In this world of …

RELEASE BLITZ – Bernie (Barista Boys 4) by A E Ryecart #Excerpt #Giveaway

Book Title: Bernie Author: A E Ryecart Publisher: A E Ryecart Cover Artist: Meredith Russell Genre: Contemporary MM Romance Length: 60,600 words #4 in the Barista Boys series, but it can be read as a standalone Blurb “You fix the lives of others. The waifs and strays, the lost and broken, you fix them all, Bernie. But the life that needs fixing most of all is your own.” Bernie Porter …

Treadmill Week 48 & What I #amreading – Two Steps Back by Lyn Gala

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 – Holographic Havoc by L.M. Brown #Excerpt #Giveaway

Book Title: Holographic Havoc Author: L.M. Brown Publisher: Self-Published Cover Artist: studioenp – the amazing Emmy Ellis Genre/s: Romantic Comedy, Futuristic (Near future) Length: approx.18,300 words/49 pages Release date: October 27, 2017 Blurb Hayden Knight’s job is simple. All he has to do is sell his father’s latest invention to Tate South, the Acquisitions Manager of the biggest supplier of the best in cutting-edge technology. The virtual assistant is designed …

#RainbowSnippets 28-Oct-2017 – Mike & Wes

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! This is …

#FlashFictionFriday 27-Oct-2017 – To Love and To Cherish – #FlashFic

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the three words left in the comments of last week’s post: flow – motivation – missing 😁 It’s not so much that these words led me to do a bonus scene for To Love and To Cherish as it is that I wanted to write one so I made them work. I wrote this on Wednesday, right after clicking the final approval of the upcoming audiobook …

RELEASE BLITZ – Kidnapped by the Pirate by Keira Andrews #Excerpt #Giveaway

Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK Length: 85,000 words Cover Design: Dar Albert @ Wicked Smart Design Blurb Will a virgin captive surrender to this pirate’s sinful touch? Nathaniel Bainbridge is used to hiding, whether it’s concealing his struggles with reading or his forbidden desire for men. Under the thumb of his controlling father, the governor of Primrose Isle, he’s sailing to the fledging colony, where he’ll surrender to a …

BOOK BLAST – Blackbird Fly Home (Doyle Global Securities 1) by Kendel Duncan #Excerpt

Title: Blackbird Fly Home (Doyle Global Securities #1) Author: Kendel Duncan Genre: M/M Romance Release Date: September 19 2017 Cover Design: Dare Press Editing Photographer: Dan Skinner Blurb Sometimes life will surprise you Sometimes it will disappoint you Sometimes it will kick you in the balls Sometimes it will make you so happy you feel like you can fly And sometimes, just sometimes, it will do all of those things. …

RELEASE BLITZ – Rescued from Paradise by HJ Perry #Excerpt #Giveaway

Book Title: Rescued From Paradise Author: H J Perry Publisher: LoveLight Press Cover Artist: Resplendent Media Genre/s: M/M Gay Contemporary Romance Length: 58,000 words Release Date: October 24 Blurb Two hot men. One deserted tropical island. Carefree Adam Bennet comes from a long line of earthy people— gardeners, herbalists, hippies, and farmers. His grandmother taught him and his brothers to live off the land, to heal themselves, and above all, …

RELEASE BLITZ – Whiskey Kisses by Anna Martin #Giveaway

Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK Length: 19,000 words Blurb In a small town about an hours’ drive outside Dublin, there’s a whiskey distillery. Jim has worked in the distillery as its business manager since he returned to his home town after getting his degree. Whiskey is a slow business and rural life is quiet, but Jim takes it in his stride. That is, until the handsome and mysterious …

#GayRomLit Overview/Pics

I’m home again…yay! I’m not a big taker of pictures, so I don’t have a lot to upload, but here’s a few that I’ve found that were taken of me by others, and some pics of some swag I brought home. This first one is right before the start of the Featured Author Signing Event on Saturday. It was taken on my own phone by the awesome Arshad Ahsanuddin, who …

Treadmill Week 47 & What I #amreading – A Simple Romance by J.H. Knight

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 …

#RainbowSnippets 21-Oct-2017 Mike & Wes

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! This is …

#FlashFictionFriday 20-Oct-2017 – Adventures with Ben and Jerry #FlashFic #amwriting

Today’s Flash Fiction Friday scene uses the two words left in the comments of last week’s post: meatballs – breakfast 😁 This combination of words screamed “Adventures with Ben and Jerry” at me, so today’s scene is a precisely 100-word Drabble featuring that wacky pair. Click here for more flash fiction scenes featuring Ben and Jerry. Click these links for all my bonus scene and flash fiction options. Told from Jerry’s …

RELEASE BLITZ – Improper Fraction by V.L. Locey #Giveaway

Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Barnes & Noble | Smashwords | KOBO | iTunes Cover Design: Reverie Design Length: 68,690 words Blurb O’Malley Ramsey, math aficionado, grew up next door to Garrison Rook, All-American athlete. While O’Malley dreamed of numbers and kissing Garrison, Garrison’s tastes ran to home runs and hot chicks. During a family celebration the night before both young men were heading off for college, O’Malley …