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Word Count: 51000

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay

Summary:

Can a night of passion lead to a happily ever after?

Yakuza captain Hayato’s life is a mess. His boyfriend broke up with him, changed the locks, and kept all his stuff. He can’t crash at his brother’s because his girlfriend is moving in. And just when Hayato thinks things can’t get worse, he accidentally gets blackout drunk and wakes up in the arms of a clingy underling.

Masuo believes he and his boss made a deep connection, but when he’s blown off the next morning, he feels lied to. Assigned to run a failing pachinko parlor, Masuo is determined to turn it around to prove himself to everyone…especially his sexy superior.

When Hayato realizes he’s falling for the young parlor manager, he is more than ready for fun. But as Hayato’s tragic past comes back to haunt him, Masuo wonders if he’s ready to carry all Hayato’s baggage.

Can the unlikely pair learn to accept each other and find their way to happiness even while new challenges arise, or is their love destined to fall like balls through a pachinko machine?

Buy Addicted to Lust to find love in crime today!

Addicted to Lust - Amy Tasukada - Yakuza Path
Addicted to Lust

Amy Tasukada ...

Pairing: M-M

September 1, 2021

Word Count: 120000

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Death threats drove him from his country. Can he ever find asylum from his past?   Hernán had family, college, and a future in El Salvador. Until a vicious gang targeted him as gay. Threatened with murder, he braved a nightmare journey toward a new life. Now, haunted by his trek, he hides from immigration trouble as well as his enemies. He prays to pass in Provincetown unnoticed. But a handsome man with a secret like Hernán’s is vulnerable to predators. Colin is in town for a wedding when he falls into the harbor. The man who rescues him is dark-haired, dark eyed and gorgeous. He’s also a target because of his immigration status. Colin owes a debt, and wants to repay it by helping his savior escape the monsters who would exploit him. Hernán yearns to trust the kind man who offers him sanctuary. Will his demons destroy his chance at a future with Colin?   Asylum is a standalone gay romance novel but contains spoilers for the prior novel, September. Trigger warnings for brief references to off-page sexual abuse of a child and adult.

Asylum - Robert Winter
Asylum

Robert Winter ...

Pairing: M-M

April 2, 2018

Word Count: 100500

Character Identities: Ace, Genderqueer, Non Binary, Pansexual, Transgender

Summary: For Ress, survival is a complicated nightmare. Caught between two masters on different sides of the law, his life is falling apart one bad decision at a time. All he wants is to be is a good person, a loyal family man, and a successful metalsmith—a dream he can never obtain while he works for the Shar-denn, the violent gang that plagues the republic of Kattal. To make matters worse, he works as an informant for the High Council. He scrapes through both jobs waiting for his last breath. As the Shar-denn motto says: the only way out is dead. No stranger to living complicated decisions, Adren is caught between worlds of cir own. As the child of a Shar-denn faction boss, cir life is a conflicted tangle of expectation and duty. When cir family is arrested, Adren manages to escape, but nowhere is safe. Desperate and on the run, Adren is determined to punish Ress for turning in cir family. No one who betrays the gang can live. Ress must pay the price, even if Adren has to go against everything ce is.

Blood Borne – Archer Kay Leah – The Republic
Blood Borne

Archer Kay Leah ...

Pairing: M-NB, Includes NB

August 23, 2019

Word Count: 19549

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: A man without scars never had to fight for something he believed in. A new relationship takes time and effort. A new relationship with Orlando de la Pena takes a whole lot more. As a Dom, Rogue knows what he wants, but Orlando refuses to fit neatly into the box labeled ‘submissive’. He’s feisty, demanding and far too pretty for his own good. Orlando loves Rogue and he’s learning to love The Wyverns, but he hates being stuck out in the desert. Finding a niche in the world of bikes and fierce warriors is difficult, and Orlando’s impatience gets the better of him. He walks out into the desert and runs in to an antisocial diamondback. Rogue has more than one problem to deal with. The Longhorns MC issues a challenge for territory. The Bellazi cartel is out for Wyvern blood. The Wyverns are under siege, and Rogue has to work out how to save not just Orlando, but all of them. Reader Advisory: This books contains scenes of mild BDSM.

Deathtrap - L.M. Somerton - The Wyverns
Deathtrap

L M Somerton ...

Pairing: M-M

July 14, 2015

Word Count: 92000

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: He’s an FBI profiler who’s half my age. Contact between us is forbidden. But I can’t stay away from him. As the Morelli Underboss, I'm the Family problem-solver. So when a task force blames the Morellis for a series of murders in Central Park, it's up to me to restore our reputation. But Fate puts me on a collision-course with an agent on the very task force dedicated to bringing down my Family… And we end up on the run together. My heart has been ice-cold for decades, but something about him sets my blood on fire. It would be crazy of me to trust a Fed. But he claims he wants to prove my innocence. That the enemy of my enemy is my friend. We each want to solve this case for different reasons, but we’ll both end up dead if he can’t follow my lead. So to make him behave, I’ll use every weapon I have—including my body. But why do I feel like I’m the one losing control? Enticed by the Enemy is a M/M mafia romance set in the world of the Morelli Crime Family. It can be read as a standalone, but it's even more fun to read the series in order. Characters and events from previous books are referenced.

Enticed by the Enemy - Leighton Greene
Enticed by the Enemy

Leighton Greene ...

Pairing: M-M

January 18, 2021

Word Count: 55689

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Gay retro with a twist For PIs Michael McCree and Simon Hart, life has become…if not humdrum, then unusually calm. Routine cases, daily training with their band of back-street urchins, the incessant games of sex and innuendo—all of it takes on a keener edge when they learn that an arch enemy has somehow slipped through a crack in Ireland’s Old Chokey Prison. Instead of quietly leaving the country, their implacable opponent is out for blood…namely, the blood of two sleuths named Michael and Simon. The enemy is desperate, and greedy too. Some of the the ones fighting alongside the PIs are excellent, some are rather good, and a few are outright dishonest. Nothing stirs their imagination and, um, base instincts like raw danger. Both men find themselves sliding into more than one crack in the Roaring Twenties city of Dun Linden as they alternately evade and pursue, duck and dodge, parry and thrust—starting in the bedroom of their own Victorian flat.  

Into a Crack - Erin O'Quinn - Gaslight Mystery
Into a Crack

Erin O'Quinn ...

Pairing: M-M

May 19, 2021

Word Count: 70000

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay

Summary: Mick lived through hell until he escaped two years ago. He was too young to understand when the aliens came, or the devastation they caused, but he sure knew what growing up in the aftermath was like. Surviving under the thumb of a crazy, self-proclaimed preacher and his equally psychotic soldiers, he lived each day wondering if it would be his last. Arnie has decided to settle down and put the life of a nomad behind him. He has his hands full taking care of three orphaned, teenage boys and helping his chosen family provide for themselves. When Mick decides he’s waited long enough for Arnie to see him as a man, Arnie finds himself running scared for the first time in his life. Arnie dealt with aliens invading their world and taking everyone and everything they could get their hands on. Defeating encroaching gangs and scavenging for food is just part of surviving. A determined young man changing the way he sees himself is something else. New beginnings. Friendships end. Life goes on.

Let There Be Light - Mary Newman - After the Coming
Let There Be Light

Mary Newman ...

Pairing: M-M

November 1, 2017

Word Count: 67000

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: How can something that feels so right be so wrong? Detective Mitch O'Neill is the ideal man to infiltrate the Soldiers of Fury Motorcycle Club. His ex-boyfriend, Peter, is pledged with the club, which provides Mitch with the perfect cover. Despite the relationship ending badly, he's come to terms with Peter's drug addiction and his inability to help. All Mitch wants now is to bring down the Soldiers and the club president, Rocky Cummings, once and for all. Finn Cummings hates everything the motorcycle club stands for, but he's unable to escape his brother's clutches. When Mitch is assigned as Finn's driver, they spend countless hours together, and the saying proves true--opposites do attract. Finn agonises over his feelings for Mitch--the last thing he wants is to involve himself further with criminals, not when he wants to leave that world. Mitch tries to come to terms with falling for a member of the outlaw club he's determined to destroy. If they can survive the fallout from Rocky's violence and the investigation, they might discover it's not a case of opposites attract after all.

Lies & Deception - Nic Starr - Soldiers of Fury
Lies & Deception

Nic Starr ...

Pairing: M-M

June 26, 2018

Word Count: 110,000

Character Identities: Lesbian

Summary: Mysteries follow her wherever she goes. After solving a minor case for a major payout, Stetson embarks on a trip to America with Evelyn and her burlesque company, hoping to find her long-lost father. But the inventive detective leaves with an unidentified art thief still at large. Musician Evelyn has grown to love the unique woman who bends the rules to pursue her dreams. But facing the disapproval of her family and society at large, how can their relationship move forward? Can Stetson keep her newfound love alive, or will confronting lethal foes end in her own death? Perilous Passages: The Wellington Mysteries, Vol. 2, Adventures of a Lesbian Victorian Detective is a collection of six sequential novellas, each encompassing its own exciting mystery while furthering the story of Stetson’s life in London. If you enjoy crime dramas, Victorian era fiction, or a sweet lesbian romance, then you’ll love award-winning author Edale Lane’s Perilous Passages. Order yours today!

Perilous Passages - Edale Lane
Perilous Passages

Edale Lane ...

Pairing: F-F

June 20, 2022

Word Count: 101000

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: In a future where humanity has spread out among the stars, those few possessing psychic abilities are looked upon with suspicion at best and murderous intent at worst. On Aurora, one of the more tolerant worlds of the Federation, Pat Cottrell works for Federation Security as a psi hunter, tracking down and neutralizing dangerous psi criminals. Kyn Valdari works for the Institute for Psionic Research, running search and rescue operations, in which psions in distress are offered the chance to learn how to control psychic abilities that can threaten sanity and ruin lives. Kyn and Pat used to be best friends, closer than brothers. Three years ago, one passionate night that never should have happened left both of them shocked, confused, and desperately wanting more. They haven’t spoken since. Now, the silence between them must be broken. Kyn and Pat have been ordered to investigate a string of murders that may have been committed by a psion powerful enough to kill with a thought. In order to succeed, they will have to work together to save an abused, traumatized young psion from being taken advantage of by the very organization that is supposed to save him. (~101,000 words)

Psi Hunter - Jaye McKenna - Guardians of the Pattern
Psi Hunter

Jaye McKenna ...

Pairing: M-M

March 1, 2014

Word Count: 21254

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Sometimes the only way to spring a trap is to use live bait. Teddy Austin has had more than his share of run-ins with local law enforcement. The Wyverns have a reputation to maintain, and Teddy feels it’s his duty to cause havoc whenever possible. Of course, getting arrested means time in the company of Sheriff Adrian Hayder—always a bonus—though Teddy would far prefer to have the sheriff wearing the cuffs. When The Knights of War MC arrives in Phoenix, Trap orders The Wyverns to get inside information. In order to infiltrate the gang, Teddy must appear to betray his friends and switch his allegiance. Working undercover, however, he confirms what they have all suspected—The Knights of War are a cover for something much more sinister than a hell-raising bunch of bikers, and they fully intend to turn Phoenix into a battleground. With Sheriff Hayder getting far too close to the truth, Teddy is left with a few problems—how to stop a war, keep his balls intact and ensure the man he loves keeps breathing.

Rattrap - L.M. Somerton - The Wyverns
Rattrap

L M Somerton ...

Pairing: M-M

February 9, 2016

Word Count: 20386

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Exposing secrets can be lethal. Crow has had his eye on baby-faced Shelton since the young man became part of the Wyverns, but Crow is a committed Dom and unsure that Shelton is ready, or willing, to become his submissive. Getting trapped together during a dust storm provides an opportunity to find out. When the dust settles, the winds have scoured the desert and uncovered a shallow grave full of bodies. Smuggling people across the border is big business and Crow knows that the traffickers will not want their gruesome secret revealed to the authorities. When Shelton is taken and used as collateral, Crow and the Wyverns have to decide just how far they are prepared to go to serve justice and save Shelton’s life.

Sand Trap - L.M. Somerton
Sand Trap

L M Somerton ...

Pairing: M-M

May 2, 2017

Word Count: 36,600

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay

Summary: It isn’t easy to leave a family that hurts. But what if it’s the start of finding a love that heals? High-school senior Sandy's Catholic parents are furious to discover he's had sex before marriage. But when he blurts out he's bisexual, they go ballistic. To avoid conversion therapy, Sandy runs away from Rockford, Illinois to move in with his gay uncle in Portland and start a new life. He leaves behind Jade, the fabulous out gay kid in their Catholic high school. They hooked up—once—to confirm Sandy’s bisexuality. Jade had never expected to get that far with star athlete and altar boy Sandy. But he was crushed when Sandy disappeared without even telling him. A year later Jade and Sandy run into each other on the train going home to Rockford for Thanksgiving and form an alliance to help Sandy confront his parents. Will they keep building where they left off or will their spark turn to dust? If you like coming of age stories, queer kids finding the courage to be themselves, and the comfort of found families, you’ll love Sand-Man’s Family. 2nd edition, revised.

Sand Man's Family - CJane Elliott
Sand-Man's Family

CJane Elliott ...

Pairing: M-F, M-M

August 24, 2020

Word Count: 81,000

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Shy guy Jed Carter has always felt invisible next to his charismatic older brother, Kent. Kent’s master plan for Jed is simple: University of Virginia, fraternity, business, sports, and ladies’ man. None of it is Jed, except for playing on the rugby team, which he joins in defiance of soccer-loving Kent. Jed comes out in his sophomore year and starts seeing Pete, an attractive junior, who uses him for sex and videogames. Jed wants more—in life and in love—and starts making his own plans. First on the list: getting to know Charlie, the handsome guy working at the local videogame arcade. Charlie Ambrose has always felt like an oddball, and not just for his tendency to stutter. Being gay sets him apart from his African-American community, and as a “townie,” he doesn’t fit in with the college crowd. Charlie’s inspiration is his cousin, Morocco, who’s transgender and doesn’t give a fig about fitting in. Art is Charlie’s passion, and when a local videogame designer discovers him, Charlie’s living a dream. The only thing he’s missing is love. But the last person Charlie expects to find it with is a cute, white U.Va. rugby player named Jed.

Book Cover: Sex, Love, and Videogames
Sex, Love, and Videogames

CJane Elliott ...

Pairing: M-M

August 20, 2015

Word Count: 92 000

Character Identities: Gay, Straight

Summary: How do you play a game when there aren’t any rules? Petty crook and drug dealer Elijah Page’s plan was simple. Stay off the feuding crime-lords’ radar for long enough to make a quick buck in the city, and then get out. He couldn’t have been more naïve. Captured and beaten by McIntyre, he escapes death, only to find himself in the hands of McIntyre’s opponent. Shai is an enigma, a man as charming as he is twisted. And he’s set his sights on possessing Elijah—body and soul. Shai will stop at nothing until he’s ousted McIntyre. In the meantime, fate has provided him with an interesting distraction in the shape of the stubborn and rebellious Elijah. Elijah’s lips may say one thing, but his body says something else entirely. Elijah might think he has what it takes to go up against a man like Shai, but he’s wrong. He’s nothing but a fly in Shai’s web, and Shai will always be two steps ahead. A game ensues. One that Elijah may not even realize he’s playing, or just how big a pawn he is. Everything is at stake. Possibly even his heart and mind. By the time Shai has finished with him, there might not be anything left of the man he used to be. Let the games begin. A dark mm romantic suspense featuring snakes as a weapon, a manipulative main character, and a few twists and turns along the way. Please make sure to check out the trigger warnings on the look inside feature before reading. Welcome to the dark world of Malicious Gods: Egypt. A collection of standalone modern tales, both magical and non-magical, featuring deities from Ancient Egypt. You’ll find reincarnated Gods, assassins, gangs, madness, and different realities. Expect high heat and morally ambiguous themes. Seductive and often twisted, they are not for the fainthearted.

Shai - H.L. Day as H.L. Night
Shai (Twisted Web #1)

H.L Day ...

Pairing: M-M

June 18, 2021

Word Count: 80000

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay

Summary: One lost soul graffiti artist. The sweetest boy ever. Will they save each other or go down in flames? Echo is a brilliant artist but he’s not a good bet. He’s running from a suspended sentence and trying to pay off a debt that’s about to cripple him, literally. When he gets involved with a drug gang, his life goes from bad to worse. Until he meets Peri. Peri is like sunshine. He’s innocence and good things—he’s home. Spending time with Peri is saving Echo’s life in so many ways. Peri teaches him sign language, teaches him the important things in life don’t always need words to express them. And more than that, Peri shows him how even the most broken heart can heal. But Echo is trouble and he wants to save Peri from getting hurt. If only falling in love wasn’t so bloody impossible to stop. If you like lost boys being found and love redeeming even the most hopeless of situations, you’ll love Sometimes There’s Stars.

Sometime There's Stars - Suki Fleet
Sometimes There's Stars

Suki Fleet ...

Pairing: M-M

August 14, 2020

Word Count: 136000

Character Identities: Bisexual

Summary: In a relationship that violates rules and expectations, Mayr and Tash have found their perfect match in each other. Despite their fears and difficult pasts, they hope for a shared future with security and a family. When Mayr's secret first love, Arieve, proposes they create that family with her, it seems dreams could become reality. But life is complicated, and so is the delicate balance between duty and love. While Mayr protects the Dahe family at all costs, Tash is determined to succeed as a priest. Both positions require sacrifice, forcing their relationship into painful choices. To make matters worse, criminals lurk in the shadows, seeking revenge on them and those they guard. The life they want risks losing everything—including Arieve and each other. Even if they can have it all, keeping it may take more than they can give.

Soulbound - Archer Kay Leah - The Republic
Soulbound

Archer Kay Leah ...

Pairing: M-M, M-M-F

August 30, 2019

Word Count: 22219

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Secrets don’t stay hidden forever. Hatchet has a thing for the enigmatic Mr Smith, Horatio Trap’s spokesman. He’d love to get his hands on the pretty man and show him how good it feels to take orders for once rather than hand them out. He’s had his eye on Smith for years and he’s running out of patience. The Wyverns’ involvement in the drug trade is limited to stealing money from the cartels, they don’t want junk peddled on their turf. When Trap orders them to destroy a crack cocaine factory in Phoenix, they are happy to oblige. But Smith throws a spanner in the works by posing as a potential buyer, putting himself in mortal danger. Hatchet and The Wyverns come up with a plan to fake Smith’s death, muscle in on the deal and convince the cartel to do business with them instead. But when Hatchet’s cover is blown he’s left to save a bunch of illegals, destroy the drugs and wipe the factory from the face of the planet. It’s all in a night’s work for The Wyverns—but there are still secrets to uncover and the mysterious Horatio Trap, and his mind games, can’t stay hidden forever.

Steel Trap - L.M. Somerton - The Wyverns
Steel Trap

L M Somerton ...

Pairing: M-M

October 17, 2017

Word Count: 104000

Character Identities: Bisexual, Straight

Summary: Am I their partner... or their pet? Victor promised me that I'd be one of the team. That I'll stand at his side, helping him mastermind my father's demise. I'll direct Saint to finding our enemies, and I'll tell Angelo when to pull the trigger. So why does it feel like they're humoring me? Why is every single victory only followed by another humiliation? I need to prove to them that I'm important to their operation. I need to prove that I'm not expendable. I need them to need me, or else I might end up shattered in pieces so small, there's no way to put me back together. Note: This work contains extremely dark themes with potentially triggering content. Read at your own discretion.

Taming Lucia - Raissa Donovan, Addison Wolf - Spoils of Victory
Taming Lucia

Raissa Donovan , R. Phoenix ...

Pairing: M-F, M-M, M-M-F, 4+ or Other

December 28, 2021

Word Count: 60k

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning

Summary: Can a young, rich ballet dancer and a rough and tumble biker from the other side of the tracks find love together? Pursuing his dream of becoming a principal dancer in a prestigious corps de ballet, Morgan returns to NYC only to find his brother Jake has died and his own life is in danger. When the president of Jake's motorcycle club appoints Zeke as Morgan's bodyguard and the two have to share a bedroom, Morgan finds himself more and more attracted to the guy. But Zeke is straight and kind of a jerk, and Morgan’s plate is full. Besides, he’s been alone his whole life. He’s used to it, right?

The Ballerino and His Baker - Rebecca James - Hedonist Series
The Ballerino and the Biker

Rebecca James ...

Pairing: M-M

March 10, 2018

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