Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Right Time by Lane Hayes #Review #Interview #Giveaway @LaneHayes3

 Cover Artist: Aaron Anderson 
The Right Time
 (Right & Wrong, Book 3) 
by Lane Hayes

Length: 80,000 words
Genres: Gay (M/M), Contemporary, Erotica, Romance, Humor
Workaholic Nate Erickson is a successful real estate developer who thrives on long hours and stress. When a Los Angeles project prompts him to relocate to Santa Monica, he welcomes the change of scenery. Nate has always considered romantic entanglements trouble, but his sexy next-door neighbor isn’t easy to ignore. Which makes no sense, because Nate is straight… or so he’s always thought.

Alex Reyes is a retired professional soccer player turned West Hollywood business owner with an insatiable lust for life. He loves his family, friends, and work. But there’s one life challenge left to accomplish: coming out publicly. Respect for traditional Latino values has kept him in the closet, but Alex begins to think he and his new neighbor might help one another combat their fears. As Alex and Nate forge a strong friendship, they soon realize facing their personal demons will take more courage than either man bargained. The reward is immeasurable… if the timing is right.

Monday, June 29, 2015

One Step Further by Felice Stevens #Review #NewRelease #Giveaway

One Step Further
by Felice Stevens

Genre: Gay (M/M), Contemporary, Romance
Alex Stern has it all; good looks, charm, a job he loves and everyone calls him a friend. He lives life to the fullest at a breakneck pace, in the city that never sleeps. But Alex is also a master pretender; not even his best friend sees the pain that Alex hides so well. Alex himself isn’t sure who he is or what he’s searching for, he only knows that he hasn’t found it yet.

As a veterinarian, Rafe Hazelton loves each animal that crosses his path; they don’t care if he stutters a bit or that prefers men. Their love is unconditional, but his life is still empty; they can only give him so much. New friendships convince him it’s time to break the wall of loneliness he’s hidden behind since childhood and discover what he's been missing.
Alex and Rafe forge a friendship that turns physical, and they both swear that the relationship will last only as long as the fun does. But when old heartaches come to light and secrets hidden for years are revealed, Alex and Rafe discover if they accept what’s in their hearts and take it one step further, the greatest reward is waiting for them in the end.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Strength to Let Go by Alina Popescu #CoverReveal #Excerpt

Strength to Let Go
(Tales of the Werewolf Tribes, Book 1)
by Alina Popescu

Release Date: July 7th, 2015
Length:70,005 words
Genre: Gay, Romance, Paranormal, Supernatural
After being abandoned by his mates, Shiki Kirishima, beta of the Dragons of the Fang werewolf tribe, returns to his home in Tokyo.

Crippled by grief, Shiki decides to end it all by going into the territory of the Siberian Killers tribe and challenging them to a battle to the death.

His death.

Ganzorig, beta of the Siberian Killers, however, sees the potentially disastrous consequences of having Shiki die in battle.

Instead, he saves him.

Having suffered loss himself, Ganz takes it upon himself to help Shiki deal with his pain.

Blake, Shiki’s best friend since childhood, is as determined to show him there is life after a wolf’s ultimate loss.

Could there also be something ‘more’ for them after friendship?

Friday, June 26, 2015

Silver Scars by Posy Roberts: #GuestPost #BlogTour #Giveaway @PosyRoberts

Cover Artist: Natasha Snow
Silver Scars
by Posy Roberts

Length: 86,700 words
Genres: Gay (M/M), Contemporary, Romance
A bomb destroyed high-powered lawyer Gil Lemieux’s seemingly perfect life, and PTSD has ruled every decision since the explosion that left him scarred inside and outside. Moving home with his mom is meant to be a temporary measure, just like proofreading for a medical institution is only meant to be a stopgap. But two years after taking on the wrong court case, he’s still living in fear.

Keith Kramer might be based 1,500 miles away from Gil, but their shared work brings them together—a chance meeting that’s life-changing. Gil is drawn to Keith’s good looks and intelligence, but it’s his innate understanding that Gil is more than the scars on his skin that is truly attractive. He’s everything Gil used to be and more. It blows Gil’s mind that his attraction might be returned.

Only doubt could widen the distance between them. Keith’s hopefulness, borne out of surviving some tough challenges of his own, isn’t enough to bridge the distance alone. Gil will need to believe he has as much to offer as Keith if they’re to build a life together.

Helping Hand by Jay Northcote: #Review #Excerpt #NewRelease #Giveaway @jay_northcote

Cover Artist: Garrett Leigh
Helping Hand
by Jay Northcote

Length: 33,000 words
Genres: Gay (M/M), Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
Wanking with a mate isn’t gay—as long as you keep your hands to yourself.

Jez Fielding and James MacKenzie—Big Mac to his mates—are in their second year at uni. After partying too hard last year, they make a pact to rein themselves in. While their housemates are out drinking every weekend, Jez and Mac stay in to save cash and focus on their studies.

When Jez suggests watching some porn together, he isn’t expecting Mac to agree to it. One thing leads to another, and soon their arrangement becomes hands-on rather than hands-off. But falling for your straight friend can only end badly, unless there’s a chance he might feel the same.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Prickly Business by Piper Vaughn & Kenzie Cade: #CoverReveal #Giveaway @pipervaughn @thekenziecade

Cover Artist: Reese Dante
Prickly Business
(Portland Pack Chronicles, Book 1)
by Piper Vaughn & Kenzie Cade

Release Date: July 27, 2015
Length: 97,000 words
Genres: Gay (M/M), Contemporary, Mystery, Paranormal, Romance
Some people might call Avery Babineaux a prick. He’s a hedgehog shifter from an old-money Louisiana family with a penchant for expensive shoes and a reputation for being a judgmental snob. His attitude is why he and his fated mate are estranged. Not that Avery cares. He doesn’t want to be mated to some blue-collar werewolf anyway. Or so he keeps telling himself.

No werewolf likes to be looked down upon, least of all Dylan Green. He doesn’t need a mate, especially not some snotty hedgehog who sneers at his custom motorcycle shop and calls him a grease monkey. But when Avery gets into trouble with a shady loan shark, Dylan can’t stand by and let him be hurt—whether he wants the brat or not.

Yet once Dylan steps into Avery’s world, he realizes there’s more to Avery than his prickly exterior, and that unexpected vulnerability calls to Dylan’s protective instincts. The sassy little hedgehog needs a keeper, and despite their horrible first impressions, Dylan starts to believe he might be the wolf for the job.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Branded by Ana J. Phoenix #NewRelease #Excerpt #Giveaway @anajphoenix

Cover Artist: Ana J. Phoenix
(Ash and Flames, Book 1)
by Ana J. Phoenix

Length: 70,000 words
Genres: Gay (M/M), Fantasy, Romance
Asher doesn’t like people, and people don’t like him. He’s cool with that—all he needs from them is sex, anyway. But when he’s suddenly thrust into a strange and dangerous world filled with magical creatures, joining forces with other people may just be the only way to survive. 

It’s not all bad though—in this new world, he can turn into a fire-breathing dragon! Which would be awesome if it weren’t for José, the pesky fire elf sharing his fate whose goal in life seems to be to stop Asher from ever having fun. José is hot, though and Asher wants to get into his pants just as much as he wants to get home. But José is also blind, and Asher has no clue how to charm a man without relying on his looks. 

Somehow, Asher has to show José that he’s more than a sex-obsessed pyromaniac with no filter between his brain and mouth. Preferably before either of them ends up dead. Civil war rages around them, and finding the way home isn’t going to be easy. And for Asher, getting there in one piece, and with his heart intact, might just prove impossible.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Guitars and Cages by Layla Dorine: #CoverReveal #Trailer #Giveaway @layladorine

Guitars and Cages
by Layla Dorine

Expected Publication: June 26,2015
Length: 140,765
Genres: Contemporary, Gay, Romance, Drama, Bisexual, Transgender
Asher Logan is a bartender and a pretty wicked guitar player, when he isn’t wrecking his hands fighting in a cage. With a past he keeps hoping to outrun, Asher’s been on a downward spiral for longer than he can remember. When his sister-in-law leaves Rory, his eight-year-old nephew, in his care, Asher is forced into two things he’s never been good at: sobriety and responsibility. As he struggles to care for Rory, his own life begins to unravel. 

When Asher’s brother, Alex, turns up, presenting as a girl and announcing her new name is Alexia, it further complicates matters, as does the arrival of his new neighbor, Conner. Both, in their own way, compel Asher to look at his own closely-guarded views on sexuality. 

When the siblings’ older brother, Cole, reacts violently to Alexia, Asher is placed squarely in the middle of a family conflict which compels him to confront who he pretends to be versus who he really is.

Asher must choose who to trust and who to finally walk away from.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Disappear With Me by Dean Pace-Frech #Excerpt #Giveaway @deanpacefrech

Disappear With Me
by Dean Pace-Frech

Length: 261 pages
Genres: Gay (M/M), Historical, Romance
Love is greater than hope or faith, but can Reverend Leander Norris convince a jury that the love he shares with another man is natural?

In 1910, the United Kingdom was in turmoil. King Edward died after only nine years on the throne. The social class system that upheld British society for centuries was being chipped away by social, political, and economic unrest across the Commonwealth. Amidst this backdrop, Reverend Leander Norris is accused of sodomy. After discovering his own self-worth and unconditional love, Leander finds the courage to stand up for what he believes is right and pleads not guilty to the charges. Throughout the trial, Leander’s past is revealed, including the temptations that bring the accusations against him. By the end of the trail, Leander is once again reunited with a romantic interest from the past, but it may be too late to rekindle any love that might remain, given the circumstances of the era and Leander’s likely sentence.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Finding Love: Box Set of M/M Stories That Celebrate Pride #BlogTour #CelebratePride

Show Your Love,
Support Our Youth,
& Follow the Tour.
June 13th - June 30th
Finding Love: 5 M/M Stories
5 Authors - 5 Stories - 1 Charity
Available for purchase through September 2015, Finding Love is a limited edition box set of brand new, full length, stand-alone M/M romance stories that share the theme of celebrating pride.

The authors banded together with the goal of raising funds for The Trevor Project and the proceeds are being donated to help support their efforts to provide life-saving and life-affirming services to LGBTQ youth. 

His Fragile Heart by Jamie Lynn Miller
Do you believe in the power of love, even after death? After losing his lover in a car accident two years ago, actor Nathan Marshall wasn't interested in another relationship. Until he meets waiter Justin Kowalski. Something about him seems so familiar that Nathan is instantly drawn to the younger man. Surprised at his capacity to love again, his relationship with Justin blossoms. But then an unbelievable truth is revealed - one that could break both their hearts for good.

Through New Eyes by T.K. Paige
Roommates Jed and Doyle have been best friends since meeting in college. Now that they've graduated and are starting new jobs they have no intentions of letting that change anything. Doyle is everything Jed isn't, smart, cute and active at the LGTB center. Jed has always looked out for his friend and been there for him. They have plans and an amazing relationship, everything planned out to the smallest degree. Any changes could make it all go off the rails. So why can't Jed get over how annoying he finds Doyle's ex turned friend, who seems to be around way too often? Why can't he stop noticing Doyle in new ways? If Jed doesn't take a risk, he could miss what's been there all along.

Iridescent (An Angels All Fire Series Short) by M. LeAnne Phoenix
Best friends, trusted confidants, partners in crime— call it what you like, Phai and Jen have been two halves of a whole ever since they met just over five years ago. The trouble is, that while Phai is falling more in love with his best friend every day, Jensen Whitfield seems content to call him brother. Hephaistion Amyntoros has faced many challenges during his long, long life, but the idea of confessing his heart’s desire to Jen and discovering that he doesn’t feel the same, terrifies him... but what happens if he does share his feelings? When the whole of Phai's past rages into blistering life, ready to consume the very sun, Phai must focus on getting them out alive. Will they emerge from the fire intact or will the love in his life burn like a supernova once more?

Unexpectedly Lucky (The Bradford Boys, Book 1) by Carly Rose
Lincoln and Ryan have been best friends since the fifth grade. Their friendship has always been effortless, but a single night of passion threatens to change everything. Will the emotional fallout drive them apart or will they be lucky enough to find love unexpectedly?

What the Heart Wants by D.C. Williams
Will has just graduated from high school and is struggling with coming out. A surreptitious visit to NYC Pride brings Kev into his life. Will is immediately attracted to Kev, but they're separated by a huge age difference, and Will is still coming to terms with himself. Their friendship grows over the course of a year, but can it become more?

Friday, June 12, 2015

Empty Nests by Ada Maria Soto #GuestPost #NewRelease #Giveaway @adamariasoto

Cover Artist: Paul Richmond
Empty Nests
(Nested Hearts, Book One)
by Ada Maria Soto

Length: 68,835 words
Genres: Contemporary, Gay (M/M), Romance
Neither James nor Gabe has ever had a real relationship. They might make a connection if they can get past their differences—and their fears.

At age fourteen, James Maron decided to prove he wasn’t gay despite vast evidence to the contrary. Now at thirty-two, he’s getting ready to send his son to college and wondering what he’s supposed to do next. Outside his son, his life consists of an IT job he hates and watching telenovelas with the women in his apartment building. 

Gabriel Juarez is the CFO of a technology giant. He has looks, charm, fantastic wealth, a workaholic personality, and a string of boyfriends who only stick around because he’s too busy to tell them to leave.

A bad laptop/projector interface causes James and Gabe’s paths to cross. Friends, family, and coworkers jump to match Gabe with a nice guy, and James with anyone. But are they too different? Everyone will have to tread very carefully to keep things from ending before they start.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Secret by Kindle Alexander #Playlist #Teasers #Giveaways

by Kindle Alexander

Genres: Gay (M/M), Contemporary, Romance

Tristan Wilder, self-made millionaire and devastatingly handsome CEO of Wilder-Nation is on the verge of a very lucrative buyout. With tough negotiations ahead, he's armed with his acquisition pitch, ready to launch the deal of a lifetime. There’s just one glitch. The last thing he expects is to fall for the hot business owner he's trying to sway.

Dylan Reeves, computer science engineer and founder of the very successful social media site, Secret, is faced with a life-altering decision. A devoted family man with three kids and a wife, Dylan has been living a secret for years. Fiercely loyal to his convictions, his boundaries blur after meeting the striking owner of the corporation interested in acquiring his company. For the first time in his life, reckless desire consumes him when the gorgeous computer mogul makes an offer he can't refuse.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Phoenix by Racheline Maltese & Erin McRae #Excerpt #NewRelease #Giveaway @erincmcrae @racheline_m

Cover Artist: BS Clay
(Love in Los Angeles, Book 3)
by Racheline Maltese & Erin McRae

Expected Publication: June 10, 2015
Length: 73,400 words
Genres: Bisexual, Contemporary, Gay, M/M Romance, Menage/Poly
Sometimes the end of everything…

Now happily married to writer and producer Paul Marion Keane, television star J. Alex Cook’s life has been a fairytale of success and romance for years. But when an unexpected tragedy throws his and Paul’s social circle into chaos, the alumni of hit TV show The Fourth Estate are forced to pick up the creative pieces left behind.

...is just the beginning

Confronted with his own mortality, Paul suggests he and Alex start a family. But figuring out what family means when your best friends’ polyamorous marriage may be melting down and you have Hollywood’s most malevolent fairy godmother to thank for your success is no easy proposition.

As Alex questions whether anyone in a profession full of make believe can truly have fame, fortune, kids, and the happily ever after of their dreams, he sets out to take control of his own life and discover that the best love stories never truly end.

Monday, June 8, 2015

When Will I be Loved by Julie Lynn Hayes #Interview #Excerpt, #Giveaway @ShelleyRunyon

Cover Artist: Trace Zaber
When Will I be Loved
(Crescent Bay Chronicles, Book 2)
by Julie Lynn Hayes

Length: 460 pages
Genres: Gay (M/M), Romance, Paranormal, Fantasy, Mystery
Miller Fenwick wants the kind of happy ending his best friend got, with the hunky werewolf of his dreams. Trouble is, there doesn’t seem to be a Prince Charming on the horizon, and casual encounters don’t cut it anymore. Now that Alexx and Raoul are engaged, Miller is becoming resigned to being the bridesmaid, never the bride. But a chance encounter with a sexy stranger at Charisma has his hopes soaring, and his heart is wide open to possibilities.

Holt Wynne is the head of Helios, the largest vampire organization in the country. He’s a very influential and wealthy man, with a deep-seated hatred of werewolves. His running into Miller at Charisma isn’t entirely accidental. He’d meant to wait, but his emotions got the better of him, and he couldn’t stay away. And now see what he’s done…

Wait until Miller finds out he’s sort of just gotten married to the sexy vampire who hates the people who are Miller’s best friends. Sparks are gonna fly—and not just in the bedroom. One thing for sure—life in Crescent Bay is never dull!

Scent of the Heart by Parker Williams: #CoverReveal #Excerpt #Giveaway @ParkerWAuthor

Cover Artist: Laura Harner
Scent of the Heart
(Shifting Needs, Book 2)
by Parker Williams

Release Date: June 15, 2015
Length: 69,000 words
Genres: Contemporary, Gay (M/M), Romance, Paranormal, Bisexual,  New Adult
Casey Scott grew up being told he’d never amount to anything, and despite the unwavering love and support from his best friend, Jake, the idea sticks in the back of Casey’s mind. When he discovers he has a unique destiny in an enclave where shifters and humans live together, he seizes the chance, wanting for once in his life to be someone special.

Tsvetok Yerokhin lost his parents to the evil ruler of the enclave when he was a boy. The responsibilities of raising his two younger brothers nearly overwhelmed him and self-doubt took over. When the new Alpha and his Protector arrive in time to save his life, Sev is grateful, but he’s even more shocked when he scents his mate with them.

Casey isn’t prepared for the feelings that sweep over him when he meets Sev, but he refuses to act on them because he’s straight. Still, there is something so alluring about Sev that Casey can’t help being drawn to him.

As the two explore the edges of their new discovery, an evil returns, determined to control the enclave or destroy it. The Alpha and Protector are powerless to stop it, but Casey holds the key to victory. If he can discover what it is, he has a chance to save them all. To be the hero.

Unfortunately, the hero has to be willing to make the ultimate sacrifice, and for Casey that means losing his heart.

Heart's Duo by Charity Parkerson: #Excerpt #Teaser #Giveaway @charityparkerso

Heart’s Duo
(Ugly Eternity,  Book 4)
by Charity Parkerson

Length: 41,000 words
Genre: Gay (M/M), Contemporary, Romance
What began as a half-baked scheme to help his brother win the man of his dreams has become a tailspin Joss can’t escape. His actions and secrets have kept him from making any real claim on the woman who captured his attention months ago.

But secrets have a way of coming to light. 

Maddox has known from almost the beginning Joss has been playing games with his life. What he doesn’t realize is how deep the man’s deception runs. When Cade and Dylan’s wedding reception brings everyone together in one place, the entire story is revealed with a little help from Benton. 

And Hell hath no fury like a man with nothing left to lose. 

The implosion Joss has braced for has finally come to pass, changing everything forever. With Jamie and Hawke in another country, enjoying their happily ever after, Maddox is about to teach Joss a valuable lesson in toying with other people’s lives. 

What happens when bad decisions, manipulations, good intentions, and misunderstandings combine? It’s an Ugly Eternity. 

Saturday, June 6, 2015

The Geek and His Artist by Hope Ryan: #Review #GuestPost #Giveaway

The Geek and His Artist
by Hope Ryan

Length: 320 pages
Genres: Gay (M/M), Contemporary, Young Adult, Romance
Can Simon let go of his fear and have love, family, and a normal life with Jimmy?

Simon Williams spends his lunch periods drawing his geek and trying not to think about the nightmare waiting for him at home. He needs to get away from his abusive father before he suffers the same fate as his mother. He's counting the days until his eighteenth birthday because he's learned the hard way running away doesn't work and he can't trust child services. 

Jimmy Bennet should be studying at lunch. He doesn't want to screw up his senior GPA and possibly college. But he can't seem to focus thanks to his distracting artist. When he's given the opportunity to tutor Simon in Trig and discovers Simon’s home-life nightmare, he wants nothing more than to get Simon out of danger. That only gets more desperate as he falls further in love with Simon and finds the feelings returned, especially when Simon comes to school the Monday after their first date with bruises. It's not until he gets a call from Simon in the hospital with a broken leg that he can finally convince his boyfriend the Bennets really want him. 

Finally safe, Simon can focus on finishing high school, applying for college, working on his new relationship and planning for prom. But the danger he thought was past shows up at the most unexpected time and Simon must now stand up to the fears he's held so long to protect not only himself, but the man he wants to spend his life with.