For the past year, Jackson James has been playing a gay cowboy for an advertising campaign, but when he meets real-life cowboy Doug Shaw in a Manhattan bar, he falls spurs over Stetson. After a night of drinking, dancing, and hot sex, Doug learns that Jackson isn’t exactly what he seems—but it turns out he’s not the only one hiding secrets.
Wil Johnson’s holiday season is off to a crappy start: the pie he takes to Thanksgiving dinner bombs, and then he gets word his payment at the bakery didn’t go through. Things start looking up when he goes to the shop to pay up and comes face-to-face with Vin Hammel. Vin, who’s been trying to get up the nerve to ask Wil out for a while, invites Wil to a toy-themed holiday party, but when the pair arrive, they find the toys aren’t exactly what they expected.
Gage Albert is working at his Uncle Gordon’s ice cream shop when well-regarded young chef Loren Rey stops by, interested in using the shop’s unique flavors for his new restaurant. Gage plies Loren with samples and banter and soon finds ice cream isn’t the only thing on the menu. After the men share a hot night together, Gage approaches his uncle about Loren’s ideas, but he fears Gordon’s religious nature may mean rejection not just for Loren but also for Gage, who isn’t out to his uncle. Torn between the business and the personal, Gage has to decide if a future with Loren is worth revealing all.
Jonny’s mundane life gets a stealth makeover when he discovers a band of ninjas fighting off hell spawn in the party store where he works. After a close encounter of the super-gross kind, Jonny and his ninja mentor, Bert, have an encounter of their own, this one much hotter. Jonny’s on board for joining the merry band of good guys in black—and for taking things further with Bert—but first he’ll need to prove he’s up for both tasks.
Grand Adventures anthology
Ebook (ISBN-13: 978-1-62798-996-1)
Paperback (ISBN-13: 978-1-62798-995-4)
When Blake O’Leary and Jon Harrison meet in a Manhattan club, it’s far from a typical pickup. Blake is an exotic dancer, and Jon is a customer, so a hook-up is off limits. Yet when Jon buys a private dance from Blake and they spend the time talking, it leads to a night at a hotel. But physical attraction isn’t all that drew them together, and when their hot night ends, they wonder if they have a chance at something more.
Toby MacMillan, grandson of Atlanta Braves owner Ray MacMillan, lives for baseball and loves his team. When he meets new team member Caleb Browning, an innocent welcome-to-the-big-leagues dinner leads to a not-so-innocent night together. Toby quickly calls things off, afraid of the ramifications of their tryst, but the two men develop a friendship that soon becomes more. After Caleb takes a fastball to the head, their budding romance hits the news—and Toby’s grandfather hits the roof. When Ray MacMillan demands Toby deny the relationship, Toby must choose between the team he’s loved all his life and the man he could love for the rest of it.
A year after his arrival on the planet Lalande with a group of Earth scientists, Zeke’s had a lot of adjustment to do. He sure never expected to fall in love with a Lalandian, much less for Zeph to end up pregnant. And just about the time Zeke gets used to that idea, their unborn child draws the attention of more than just the scientific community. When kidnappers strike in the form of a band of privateers, Zeke has to put all his wits to work to outsmart them and reunite his family.