Twins Rocco and Zeke do most everything together, in and out of bed. They fly space transport, make love, and sometimes share the same men. So when Zeke meets engine doctor Derrick, and doesn't tell Rocco about him right away, things get tense. Derrick is hot, though, and he might be just what the doctor ordered. Can these volatile twins agree long enough to get what they desire?
With his job as a woodworker and restorer, Tom gets to see all sorts of interesting buildings and meet lots of neat people. He's never met anyone like Adam, though, a sweet little grad student with a gorgeous smile and tendency to be a klutz. When a whole different reason for Adam's bruises begins to appear, though, Tom worries that maybe Adam is crazy. Or that he isn't; one or the other. The truth of Adam's situation is much worse than a little clumsiness, though, and Tom is determined to help him. Can they survive whatever it is that haunts Adam and protect their growing love?
In a world where beauty is prized, Toby is blind. His parents have protected him from the world, but despair about what will become of him as he is useless, broken. Along comes Derik, a spy who was caught and spent years being tortured before escaping and returning home. Scared and ugly, even his voice was changed by his experiences. He too, is broken. So what happens when the young man who can't see with his eyes falls in love with the raspy growl that is Derik's voice? What happens when Toby's presence is the only thing that keeps Derik's demons at bay? Will the world let these two broken men make a whole? Find out in Hearing Beauty.
Scene For Three
Joe tops for a living. He and his whip are famous, if he does say so himself, but he's never really met people who live the lifestyle that he creates for his job. Then he meets Vic and Robbie, the most intriguing couple he's ever seen. So when they invite him to come home with him, he doesn't even have to think before saying yes. They fascinate him. Vic is the top, a deaf ex-fireman with an intensity that burns so bright it's blinding. Robbie is the bottom, hot and handsome and devoted to Vic. Together, they show Joe that what he does for money can be real, and that he can find a place between the top and the bottom. A place where he belongs.
Ken and Bay are rich young men who like to party, make love together, and party some more. They also happen to be twins. Estranged from their father since their mother died when they were small children, they've learned to rely only on each other and not depend on anyone else.
When their father hires a pair of bodyguards, Rick and Simon, to watch their every move, they think it's just a bid on his part to keep them under his thumb, and Ken and Bay do their best to get rid of their babysitters. Rick and Simon aren't thrilled with the assignment, either. Their break-up went badly, and they have one last job to do before they can get rid of the company they run together.
Then an all too real explosion rocks the mansion, and their bodyguards split the twins up, running in a different direction to keep them safe. Will Ken and Bay survive the threat that hangs over them? Will they survive being apart for the first time in their lives? And will Simon and Rick learn to deal with the twins, and with each other, before the threat is over?
The Stallion And The Rabbit
Alex is a reporter, determined to follow a great race through the Sahara and earn his name in his field. What he doesn't count on is desert cheiftan Alfahl kidnapping him and carrying him off. Alfahl needs and English tutor, and Alex fits the bill. Alex fascinates him, as much for the Arabian Nights style tales he tells as for his sweet body and foreign ways. Can these very different men find enough common ground to last together? Or will they become just another story?
Wil is the new sherriff's deputy in town, a job he likes, especially when he meets Max on a routine call. He thinks Max is unbelievably sexy and wants to get to know him better. A lot better.
Max is pretty much trouble with a capital T. He has trouble keeping jobs, gets into fights in bars, and does all sorts of other things a law abiding man might not approve of. He can hardly believe his luck when he and Wil hook up, sure he'll screw up their relationship like he does everthing else. Can these two survive all the trouble that finds them and make a life together?
Gary starts out as a murder suspect when a woman is killed and he ends up wearing a good bit of her blood. The fact that Gary writes horror novels doesn't help his case one bit. Neither does his story of the big, monstrous man that actually did the killing, who stopped by on the way from the scene and gave him a hug. Police detective Zeke doesn't think Gary murdered anyone. There's something about Gary, even if the rest of the world thinks he's crazy. Zeke is drawn to Gary to a degree that amazes him, and even when he tries to stay professional, he finds himself wanting to do very unprofessional things. Between Gary's terrifying house and the horrifying events of Gary's childhood, Zeke knows there's more to the case than meets the eye. He tries to balance keeping a watchful eye on Gary and protecting the man, but Gary's fear of the world outside his own door makes things difficult, to say the least. Danger lurks around every corner of Gary's life, from the stacks of boxes in his hallway to the terror that waits for him every time he leaves the house. Can Zeke convince Gary that he can escape his past, and that they have a future together? Or will Gary wait too long to face his personal demons?
Mike Shade - Becoming
Adam doesn't really understand what's happening to him. He's just met the most fascinating man, and spent a night he'll never forget in bed with him, even if the guy has this weird blood fetish. Too bad making it with this incredible man was making him sick. Ron knows exactly what's going on. He wanted Adam from the moment Adam walked into his life, something in Adam's blood calling to his centuries old heart, as well as parts of him below the belt. Can he convince Adam that they're fated to be together? And that their love can be eternal?
Mike Shade - Pets - Book 1: Sparking
Tynde is the second son of the King of Alaquis. Sweet, quiet, and with the ability to sense the emotions of others, he's destined to join the seers at the Priory and be cloistered. At least he is until his brother, the Crown Prince Towan, disappears. Desperate to recover his heir, the King sends Tynde to the planet of Kion to chase a rumor that Towan has been kidnapped and taken there.
Kion is everything that Alaquis isn't: crowded, urban, with denizens far more ruthless than anything Tynde has experienced before. Lucky for him, he's taken under the wing of Koss, an important businessman who is drawn to Tynde from the moment he meets the young man. Koss believes he's found a real treasure in sensitive Tynde, but will his needs and desires ruin everything that Tynde is?
Mike Shade - Bloodmoon m/m
Country boy Mike is out for a night on the town, blowing off steam like all good hayseeds do in the big city. Except Mike isn't like most country boys, having that whole werewolf thing going for him. Steven seems pretty special when Mike meets him, hot for him, into wild animal sex like he is, but even when Steven gets a little toothy Mike has trouble believing that a vampire would take up with one of his kind. Can they handle the heat they generate, or will their true natures tear them apart?
Stepping Through the Mirror by Mike Shade
On the run after finding the last of his friends dead, magician Quinn is trying to get away from the Emperor's assasins. One of those assasins, Bram, is a cut above the rest, and manages to catch up to Quinn just in time to see the man's magic at work, stepping right through a mirror with him. Quinn slips through Bram's grasp, but soon comes back into reach. Even then Bram can't bring himself to kill the magic user, and finds himself chosing to go on the run, and help Quinn when they find more magic users on the run. Can they stay alive, and find happiness together?
Mike Shade - Carved from Gold m/m
In the Temple of Iro, men worship the gods with their bodies. Split into sects, or shards, depending on which path they follow, each shard has a curate, each curate has a novitiate; Hokonnen is Sint's.
Torn from the familiar and chaotic Emerald Shard, Hokonnen finds himself novitiate to Sint of the Gold Shard, where submission is key. Hokonnen cannot understand why he was initially drawn to and accepted by the wrong shard. Could it be that he was deliberately misled? And perhaps there is more to the storms and chaos that seem to call to him than meets the eye.
Can Sint keep the chaos from having Hokonnen? And can the tattooed Hokonnen find the peace he needs within the walls of the Gold Shard, and, ultimately, within Sint's arms?
Mike Shade - The Path of Iro m/m
Following his heart, young Chulu finds his way to a grand temple, where the followers of the Path of Iro use their bodies to praise the gods. They make their prayers with their earthly forms, decorating them and loving with them. Chulu's pilgrimage leads him to the Ivory Shard, where his new master, Pandreas, awaits him. Through a series of stories passed from master to noviate, Chulu learns about the different shards, or sects, who follow the path of Iro, some with great passion, some with violence. Has Chulu truly found where he belongs? Join him as he learns this whole new world of sensuality, sex, and love.
Mike Shade - Dragonkeepers
The hills of Riokonnan is the home of the dragons where outsiders would never dare to go. Outsiders are scared of the dragons, but to Sord it has been home ever since he left his home at the age of six to follow the dragon song that only he could hear. Sord is one of the few humans who are dragon keepers and can sing the dragon songs. Each dragon has a keeper, and they spend their lives together as friends, protectors and confidants. Now, Sord has left their safe haven traveling to find Rafon‘s, his dragons, son who is missing. The city is a strange and dangerous place for dragons and men. Sord hears about a boy who might have a dragon, and after a long chase, he manages to find the boy and Rafon’s son, Gerri, by following the dragon song from the boy. Sord is surprised to learn that Gerri not only went in search of his dragon keeper, but the child, Kell, helped him escape form the Wizards and has been protecting and caring for him ever since. The bond between Gerri and Kell is crystal clear and very beautiful to behold. Kell was even beaten to tell the wizards where the dragon was, but he never did. Sord quickly decides to bring Kell with them so Gerri and he can stay together, as Dragon and keeper should always be. Will Sord, Kell and Gerri with the help of a stranger find their way safely to there home in the hills? Will Kell find his place with Gerri in Riokonnan?
Mike Shade - Chrysalis 01: Cocooning m/m
Aiden just wants to be left alone to write. Too bad he has a few problems, and his sister Polly thinks he needs some help. When she checks him into a mental institution, Aiden wants to fight the doctors and nurses, but then he meets Pierce.
Pierce is an orderly who lives to help his patients, but he usually doesn't find himself caring about them the way he does for Aiden. When it's clear that Polly needs a break from dealing with Aiden, Pierce offers to take the man home. Can Pierce find a way to make Aiden feel safe?
Music and Metal m/m
Richard and Dave have a past together, but back then they couldn't give each other what they needed. When they meet again, it's both awkward and wonderful. Richard is far more confident now, and he knows he can be the sort of lover Dave requires. Dave has some secrets that might blow up in their faces, though, and a serious case of self-doubt. Can he and Richard make a future for each other and fight the demons in their past?
Slipping the Stream m/m
Orry's been jacking into the net since he was little, so much that the "real world" hardly seems real. As the Steel Butterfly, he's damned good at slipping past the authorities and spider bots that try to keep unauthorized access of the net to a minimum. Everything's going great until he accidentally grabs some black packets. They're full of data that the authorities don't want anyone to know and now Orry's on the run, suffering from withdrawal and getting desperate. Dar and Cents are lovers and members of an underground that is living virtually free of the net. They take Orry in and help him out. Problem is that Orry stole something the authorities want very badly. Will Orry, Dar and Cents figure out how to spread the word while keeping their personal lives together?
Lightning in a Bottle m/m
When Pan, the self-admitted best wizard of the Three Kingdoms, finds that his knight and lover has been injured, he can't wait patiently for a healer to arrive. Not when Daniel's life might be in danger. So he decides to do a little spell that ought to deliver the old woman right to his doorstep, and right to his lover's aid. The spell works … kind of. Instead of the old woman Pan expects he gets Sam, a doctor from another world, and Sam's lover, Echo. Pan and Daniel are convinced Echo is a demon, the way the artist has decorated himself, but they promise to get Sam and Echo back where they belong if Sam will just heal Daniel. When Sam and Echo appear to be stuck in the Three Kingdoms, things really start to heat up. Can Pan convince his straight-laced lover that it's a good thing they have Sam and Echo in their lives? Read this fantasy romp and find out!
Mike Shade - Chrysalis 2 - Emerging (m/m)
In book two of the Chrysalis series, Pierce has brought Aiden home with him, despite the fact that Aiden's sister thinks it's all a horrible idea. Pierce doesn't know why manic-depressive author Aiden is so important to him, but he knows the more he gets to know the man, the more he likes him.
Aiden likes Pierce's house, likes the routine he's establishing for himself. His writing is the best way to exorcise his demons, he's taking his meds, and he thinks Pierce is the best thing since sliced bread. Both of the boys know that nothing in life is easy, but it's outside forces like work and family that threaten to intrude on the life they're building. Can Aiden and Pierce find a way to overcome the obstacles in front of them?
Mike Shade - Mirror, Mirror (m/m)
Twins Matthias and Jakob couldn't be more different. Jakob is a happy-go-lucky man who loves to play. His brother Matthias believes in abstinence and books, studying to become a monk. When they head off to supply for a local festival, they meet Gustav, who's like no one they've ever met. Gustav has more in mind than just teaching when he finds the twins. He wants them for his own, and he convinced Jakob to spend a winter with him. Jakob gets Matthias to come along, and on the way Gustav gives them more experiences than they've ever dreamed of. Can they survive his lessons?
Mike Shade - Hondo and The City(m/m)
When Texas cowboy Hondo old comes to town to visit his sister in the hospital, the last thing he expects is to meet a hot young wanderer like Davey. He feels bad that Davey has nowhere to go, and invites the kid back to his hotel, expecting nothing more than supper and a night of Davey doing laundry and chatting. Will Hondo get more than he bargains for?