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Jaxon Grant

Known mostly as BnTasty by his online reader-base, Jaxon Grant started his writing conquest in June 2008, on Da Site, which was a popular stories website for gay and bisexual men. With his initial publications, Jaxon captivated his audience and created a healthy following that urged him to move outside of the confines of those who flocked to Da Site to read his material. Now, after many years of growing and understanding his skills as a writer, he’s brought his work to a national audience.

Jaxon has written with compelling thoughts that tackle the issues we face as Americans, not just in the LGBT community. In his unique style, he uses the elements of drama, mystery, suspense, romance, and tragedy to further the depth and scope of his work.

Jaxon was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. He graduated from the Florida A&M University (FAMU) and majored in Social Science Education. While at FAMU, Jaxon was a member of the marching band, the world-renown FAMU Marching 100.

Please be sure to visit his website, www.jaxongrant.com, and sign up for his newsletter to receive important updates from Jaxon. You can follow Jaxon on Facebook and on Instagram (@jaxon_grant). Finally, you can text Jaxon at 321-306-6500 to receive new release alerts directly to your phone.

Contact Information:

Email Address: jaxongrant83@gmail.com


Books By Jaxon Grant

Word Count: 131676

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Choices. You cannot escape the consequences of your choices. TJ’s choices have landed him in a whirlwind of trouble. Legal trouble. As he faces the biggest challenge of his life, he is also demanding answers about his past. Will TJ beat this case that is moving through the criminal justice system, or will his future come tumbling down? Will TJ have to reap the consequences of what he has sown? The choices Seven made are haunting his mind. Several people believe he was responsible for the Jaquez situation and that choice he made will return some grim results. While Seven tries to shake off the mistakes of his past, a new love interest develops. The choices he makes with this love interest can also come at a costly price. For Seven, do the ends justify the means? Insert Elijah. His past choices have led him to his new truth which causes the relationship with his mother to take a drastic turn for the worst. But why? What is really causing these problems in his home? What is really at the core of Elijah’s issues? Is his mother to blame? Or is it something deeper? What will Elijah do when the demons in his head take him to a place of no return? While the friends tackle these storms in their lives, something more sinister is at work. A plan is being crafted to destroy them at their core. Dark secrets will be revealed. The ultimate betrayal will occur. Someone will meet their untimely death. In their world, all bets are off. Who can you trust? Who do you trust?

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Free Yourself

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Pairing: M-M

February 24, 2022

Word Count: 94887

Character Identities: Gay, Questioning, Straight

Summary: Twenty days. Nothing will ever be the same for these friends again in exactly twenty days. TJ’s past transgressions are coming back to haunt him in a big way. But the big question still remains – what exactly did TJ do? On the other hand, Elijah’s trip to Florida will turn his life around and have him standing on stable ground, but will it last? Will Elijah’s secrets finally catch up to him? While these acquaintances are going through their everyday routine, unbeknownst to them, a storm is brewing in the background. In the days following the passage of this storm, the pieces of the puzzle will start to fit together as the entire buildup of this book finally takes shape. How is Seven connected to both TJ and Elijah’s unfortunate events? Everybody is playing a dangerous game but at what cost? In the final analysis, lives will be shattered. People will be exposed. Death will be upon us. Join TJ, Elijah, and Seven in this meticulously crafted second entry to this series, as the group of friends embark upon challenges that will shape the rest of their lives. And then on the twentieth day, the chain reaction of all these dangerous games will go up in flames! Who goes to jail? Who will receive devastating news? Most importantly, whose door does death pay a visit to?

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Dangerous Games

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Pairing: M-M, M-M-M

May 29, 2020

Word Count: 40,500

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay

Summary: It’s Christmas time, so ‘tis the season to be jolly, right? Well, Zach and Dwight beg to differ. As autumn turns into winter, this couple is in for the fight of their lives. This season will challenge them to their core. While Zach is preparing for a major change to his family, Dwight is trying to grasp the severity of his personal situation. As the happy couple travels up to mountains to spend the Christmas holiday, tensions will rise. Quite frankly, all hell breaks loose. Someone is holding on to a secret that can affect the rest of their lives. And once that secret is revealed, bombs will explode. Join us in the twelfth edition to the Life of a College Bandsman series as Jaxon Grant brings two of his top fan-favorite characters back to life as they embark on another unforgettable journey. Old flings will resurface. New life will form. However, when it’s all said and done, will Zach and Dwight stand this new test, or will this union go up in flames?

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Seasons Change

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Pairing: M-M

January 3, 2020

Word Count: 61450

Character Identities: Gay, Straight

Summary: Choices have consequences. Sixteen-year-old TJ Shaw had to grow up fast as he is juggling the responsibilities of fatherhood, school, and being the top athlete while trying to maintain an active social life. Even though the relationship with his son’s mother is on shaky ground, other factors in his life are triggering him to make poor decisions. As TJ’s friendship with Seven Richardson blossoms, it has the potential to disrupt TJ’s world as he knows it. While TJ is dealing with his own horrible circumstances, his best friend, Elijah, is on the brink of disaster. Elijah McDaniel is going through a lot emotionally. Although his sexuality is no secret to those closest to him, it is his secret life that could potentially cause him great harm – mentally, physically, and socially. While he’s alienating the people who care for him, it is possible that a chance encounter could thrust Elijah into unfamiliar and very dangerous territory. What will cause TJ and Elijah’s relationship to be pushed to the point of no return? Will their friendship still stand once the dust settles? Join our friends in the first book of this spinoff series from Jaxon Grant’s Life of a College Bandsman, as our favorite sons, TJ and Elijah, come together to reveal their truths. And one thing to be true in this story – the truth will not be pretty.

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Tears of the Son

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Pairing: M-F, M-M, M-M-F

June 28, 2019

Word Count: 112466

Character Identities: Gay, Lesbian

Summary: Trying to move past that fatal event from seven years ago has been hard for NBA superstar CJ Wright. He hasn’t truly dealt with that tragedy from January 11, 2011, and the pressure of it all is starting to consume his life. CJ has made some questionable decisions with the media, and his personal life, and now everything is starting to boil over to the point of no return. He’s on the hunt for redemption, but his past actions could have long-lasting impacts on his future. CJ will have to face a series of tough decisions that could forever change his life. In doing so, everything he loves is at risk in this inevitable do-or-die moment. In the next state over from CJ, trouble is looming for Governor J. Nehemiah Reed. The governor is in the midst of a highly contested re-election campaign, but there are forces working against him that could bring the governor, and his loved ones, to the brink of extinction. What will happen when the worlds of a superstar athlete and a rising politician with sights on the White House collide? Will CJ ever find real peace? Will his family remain intact after his new set of revelations? Will CJ ever find true love again? Who is really behind the governor’s potential downfall? Will the governor fight off his enemies and win re-election? Will he still be standing once all the dust clears? One thing is for certain, after this series of events, the lives of both CJ and Governor Reed will never be the same. Join CJ on this new journey as the fourth book of the Incidental Contact series is guaranteed to be explosive and will leave you speechless.

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Incidental Contact 4: Secret Lovers

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Pairing: M-M

September 20, 2018

Word Count: 154047

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Straight

Summary: In the final book of this epic, memorable, mind-blowing series, Zach makes a choice regarding his long-term future. Will he pick Dray, Dwight or neither? Zach also comes face-to-face with his father and that interaction could have long-lasting impacts on the brewing relationship with his brother. In a series of heart-to-heart conversations with his mother, he learns the truth of his childhood foundations which shaped him into the man he is today. Dwight is on the search for liberation as he comes clean to the people he loves the most. He is determined to see his divorce through to the end and doesn’t care what all it might cost him. Kris and Rozi come to a resolution about the issues that plague their marriage. While Rozi is forced to deal with her shattered past, she learns more unwanted news about her family. Will Rozi and Kris make it through the fire or has too much damage been done? While Raidon is trying to put his life back together after Micah’s devastating situation, Tony makes an announcement that will forever change their relationship. TJ finds himself in a serious bind as Eli plots to remove Trae from their lives. As Dray continues his sessions with the therapist that brings him closer to healing, Phoenix deals with a situation from his past that can cause imminent danger to his livelihood. Join Zach and the crew for one final ride as these characters are forced into decisions that will forever shape their destiny as all of their lives finally come full circle.

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Life of an EX College Bandsman 11: The Finale

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Pairing: M-F, M-M

February 21, 2018

Word Count: 150751

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Straight

Summary: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. While Kris and Zach remain in critical condition in the aftermath, the fallout begins. Dray and Dwight have another battle as Zach’s mom expresses her true feelings. This forces one party to completely walk away. Will this unexpected move guide Zach to his rightful lover? Zach also has the conversation with his birth father that’s been eleven years in the making. Will a father-son relationship form, or will that door be forever closed? That, however, will push Zach to do something that may further complicate an already unstable situation. As Dwight receives information on the paternity case, a serious threat forces him to change his tone with the divorce. Just how much is he willing to give up to become a single man? Keston takes a positive step in seeing his wishes come true, but how will his family deal with the revelation? And there are issues with Phoenix due to the new temptation that has entered Keston’s life. Will Keston remain faithful or will this mark the end of Keston and Phoenix? In the tenth book of an eleven-book series, the accident forces Kris to make a few decisions that may haunt him for the rest of his life. Kory takes matters into his own hands, Micah’s family will hate a choice he makes, and Natasha meets a new love interest that has the potential to turn worlds upside down. Tony has a chance encounter that could destroy another marriage, Elijah comes across devastating information, and Genevieve’s holding a big secret. But the ending sequence of events is something that will never be forgotten. This event will shock everyone and forever alter the direction of the story.

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Life of an EX College Bandsman 10: Is He The Reason

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Pairing: M-F, M-M

July 20, 2017

Word Count: 46584

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: It’s summer 2016 and two years have passed since we’ve last seen Bryce Harkless. He has moved past that devastating but eventual false diagnosis, but has much changed in his life? Is he still doing the harmful things that caused that initial life-changing scare? As Bryce prepares to head into his senior year of college, he plans a relaxing vacation to travel up the east coast with his best friend. Something unexpected happens while on the trip, so they alter their plans and head to the Midwest. While on that journey, Bryce encounters another life-shattering event that will shake him to his core. This unforeseen circumstance will force Bryce into a decision that’ll allow him the opportunity to seek vengeance for a previous wrong done to his family. Will Bryce do what his church upbringing taught him and leave it in God’s hands, or will he go out and do his own thing? Where will his relationship with God stand when the dust clears? Jaxon Grant, author of the "Incidental Contact" and "Life of a College Bandsman" series, pens a masterfully woven tale of adventure, crime and consequence, lust, secrets, exploration, revenge and mind-blowing sex. In the final book of this trilogy, join Bryce on this two-week voyage as he learns the hard truth about himself—the truth that maybe he isn’t even ready to discover.

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Bad Religion 3: About Last Night

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Pairing: M-M

May 22, 2017

Word Count: 112680

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Straight

Summary: Zach is forced to make a decision about his future which impacts the people closest to him. While Zach continues to battle his personal demons, someone from his past is heading to Atlanta and once it is revealed how they are connected, fireworks will blast! Zach, however, isn’t the only person facing a potential nightmare. Dwight is in the middle of a heated divorce when he receives news that will change his life. Will he be able to keep this information away from Lexi or will it all crash and burn in his face? Kris’ lies and deceit have finally caught up with him, putting everything he’s worked so hard to achieve at risk. Kris’ most valuable friendships could be destroyed, along with his marriage. Has Kris gone too far or is Rozi willing to give him another chance? In the ninth book of an eleven-book series, more secrets will be revealed, as others turn to unusual suspects for steamy sexual encounters. Dray is forced to confront his sexuality, as Phoenix meets a new friend that could pose a threat to some relationships. Elijah makes a big reveal to his parents, while TJ discovers troubling information about his family. More importantly, everything could be at stake for these characters when some of the people they love most is put in a situation out of their control. What will happen to the gang of friends when the unthinkable happens?

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Life of an EX College Bandsman 9: Nothing Lasts Forever

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Pairing: M-F, M-M

March 23, 2017

Word Count: 159796

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Straight

Summary: Zach’s past transgressions are eating him alive. The weekly counseling sessions with Dray maybe working, but will it force Zach to admit his truth? Dray has hinted that he knows what happened seven years ago, but how? Dray may have bigger problems on his hands though. He’s hiding a secret from his son, and Dray’s baby mother has information that could be fatal for several relationships close to both Dray and Zach. Dwight is on the verge of a mental breakdown as his marriage continues to hang in the balance. What his wife does this go around just may push him over the edge. His attorney has advised him of his best options, but Dwight will take her advice? What will Dwight do when he’s had enough? Elijah and TJ are coming into their own as young men, but both teenagers are on the brink of disaster. Elijah makes some decisions that could impact his immediate future, while TJ discovers information that turns his world upside down. How will the best friends fare when the dust settles? The eighth book of this eleven-book series, covers the next twenty days in the lives of these characters, leading up to Zach’s thirty-third birthday party. Friendships will be tested. Secrets will be revealed. Big commitments—and explosions—are on the horizon, as the last thirty hours will change lives forever.

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Life of an EX College Bandsman 8: Growing Pains

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Pairing: M-M

December 18, 2016

Word Count: 161301

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Straight

Summary: Zach has a void in his life and desperately wants out of New York. Is this void dire enough to force Zach away from Dray? Both parties are harboring secrets, so turbulent times are on the horizon. Zach and Dray have been together for nearly eight years, but will this partnership make it through the next two months? To the outside world Dwight is living the perfect life. He has a wife, three kids and a house with a white picket fence. But once you step inside the Taylor household, you’ll quickly discover things are not always what they appear. Over the next two months, Dwight will make some choices that will impact him—and his family—forever. Tony and Raidon are relocating. TJ isn’t happy about his parent’s decision, but this move will bring three special people into his life that ultimately shows just how small the world really is. In the seventh book of an eleven book series, seven years have passed since we’ve last seen the gang of friends and the groundwork is laid for the epic conclusion to this series. And in an amazing twist, Jaxon Grant incorporates a storyline from a previous series that makes everything come full circle. The mix of new and old characters are guaranteed to leave you wanting more, but will also prove that nobody’s perfect.

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Life of an EX College Bandsman 7: Nobody's Perfect

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Pairing: M-M

September 22, 2016

Word Count: 137460

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Straight

Summary: In the sixth book of an eleven-book series, Zach is facing some of the most challenging times of his life. While his relationship with Dray is soaring, Zach will soon be forced to make a decision that could impact their future. Making matters worse, Zach’s issues with his roommates have reached the boiling point. What will Zach do when his back is pushed against the wall? What will he do in this life or death situation? While Tony finally meets the person who is causing so much havoc in his life, that encounter could have fatal results. What will Tony do when he is standing face-to-face with that intruder? What does that mean for his relationship with Raidon? Will the longtime partners come out of this situation ok or will this mark the deadly end? As Dwight prepares for the biggest day of his life, he makes a calculated decision that can possibly haunt him for the rest of his life! Not only that, but Lexi receives damaging news about some of Dwight’s relationships. What will become of Dwight and Lexi? What impacts could Dwight’s calculated decision have on the people closest to him? One thing is for certain and that’s Dwight’s decision will change the course of the story forever!

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Life of an EX College Bandsman 6: Lovers and Friends

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Pairing: M-M

June 23, 2016

Word Count: 147391

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Straight

Summary: Sex has become Zach’s choice of medicine to deal with the stresses of life in the fifth book of this eleven-book series. As Zach returns to school to further his education, he meets a potential love interest but the budding relationship is threatened by his careless sexcapades. His sexual preference only adds fuel to the fire when his sexuality becomes his mother’s main topic of discussion. What will Zach do when he’s forced to deal with that dreaded question? While Tony is taking on a huge challenge by raising his son as a single gay father, he’s forced to make tough choices regarding his son’s mother—choices that could have a lasting impact on his future relationship with his son. Tony’s union with Raidon is under fire because of Raidon’s decision to provide shelter for his estranged brother. Will Tony and Raidon get through these tough times or is the writing on the wall? Dwight is trying to step up to the plate and become the man he’s destined to be, but his past mistakes are rearing their ugly head. As Dwight elects to take the biggest step forward in his life, will his bad judgements cause his world to shatter into pieces? Will he lose Zach forever because of his life-changing decision? Will this mark the end of Zach and Dwight’s friendship?

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Life of an EX College Bandsman 5: Starting All Over

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Pairing: M-M

April 20, 2016

Word Count: 132448

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Straight

Summary: Zach’s grandmother has been warning him about an evil presence in his life from the moment he stepped foot on the campus of Florida A&M University. That evil shows its face in book four. Also, Zach’s faith is put to the ultimate test as he takes several major blows to his life. Will he come up standing after all the dust settles or will he drown in his pity? Dwight is at a crossroads in his life. What will he do when he can no longer hide from himself? What will become of Zach and Dwight’s relationship? Will they finally take it to the next level? Three major events happen in Tony’s life over the next five months that will rock him to his core. Everything that he has worked so hard for could be gone in a matter of seconds. What will Tony do when the world turns its back on him? Will he survive this terrifying time in his young life or will he succumb to the pressure? Micah takes a turn for the worse as some of his darkest secrets are exposed. The stress of life is wearing him down as he continues to battle being in a dysfunctional relationship. He is silently crying for help, but is anyone listening? Will someone be able to save him or is it already too late? All hell breaks loose in the fourth book of this eleven-book series. The ending sequence of events is guaranteed to leave you shocked. The lives of all of these characters will be forever changed! Nothing will ever be the same after this.

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Life of a College Bandsman 4: Hell on Earth

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Pairing: M-M

February 11, 2016

Word Count: 31076

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Transgender

Summary: The most important days of Qier’s life are here—his graduation from college and the NFL draft. As Qier celebrates his achievements with family and friends, Kookie is determined to be in the mix. Will Qier give into his fears and introduce the love of his life to his family, or will Kookie crash the party and introduce herself? Will Qier’s life ever be the same after this weekend? Keston is still dealing with everything he learned about Phoenix. He wants to look past it and continue on with their relationship, but will the current events surrounding their situation keep him from his true love? Will Keston finally understand his self-worth? Phoenix is learning the hard reality about life—to tell the truth at all times, but is it too late? Also, a planned night out with his best friend will have dire consequences for many parties. Raheim’s friendship with Izzy is on the brink of disaster. Will Raheim reveal his truth to Izzy? Will Izzy confess to his wrongdoings? Can this friendship be repaired, or has it gone too far? Will Keston, Qier, Raheim and Izzy still be able to call themselves best friends once all the dust clears? The unthinkable happens as we reach the final book of this nine-book short story series. Lives will be forever changed. Relationships and friendships will be forever ruined. Nothing will ever be the same after this event! Nothing!

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Exit Wounds

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Pairing: M-M

January 8, 2016

Word Count: 150091

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Straight

Summary: The year is 2005 and the saga has moved ahead eighteen months, with Zach getting ready to start his fourth year of college. Zach finds himself in crazy situations with new roommates, former lovers, and new sexual partners, while dealing with the reality that an old flame is about to be married. He’s still coping with Dwight’s rejection, although there are red flags everywhere questioning Dwight’s sexuality. Zach’s impending graduation could be in jeopardy and to make matters worse, he learns devastating news regarding the health of two beloved family members. After a year away, Micah is ready to return to Tallahassee—and to Kris. The only problem is the Kris he left is not the Kris that he returns to. Kris’ connection to a certain person could shatter everything Micah has worked so hard to keep secret. Dwight’s carelessness and sneakiness has put him in three senseless situations, each with life-altering consequences. Something he’s done in his past will also come back to rock his world! Will he still be standing once all the dust settles? In third entry of an eleven book series, the gang of friends are back with more drama, more life-changing experiences, more jaw-droppers and more non-stop action! Come join the fun, as the seeds that are planted in this book, leads to a dramatic and unforgettable book four in which nothing will ever be the same!

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Life of a College Bandsman 3: Stuck on Stupid

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Pairing: M-M

December 24, 2015

Word Count: 30278

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Transgender

Summary: Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when we first practice to deceive! Book eight of the nine-book short story series, immediately jumps back into Qier’s devastating news! How does he proceed knowing this new information? His livelihood is on the line with this recent revelation from his deeply hated foe. Does this mark the end of his seven-year relationship or does he find a way to rise above and finally admit his truth? Keston and Phoenix are having the time of their lives until Keston receives a phone call that changes everything. Will Keston be able to move past the secret he learns? Is this the final straw? Izzy is still grieving the loss of his mother, but fakes his feelings so no one would know just how bad he’s hurting. He tries to take his mind off his issues when some friends come to visit. Instead of relaxing, he learns more shocking information that impacts the lives of everyone close to him, forcing him to take an unpopular stance. Revenge is the name of Raheim’s game! He’s still hurting over the ultimate betrayal by someone close to him and he’s determined to get that person back for what they’ve done. The real question is how far is Raheim willing to go to make someone else’s life a living hell? Just how low would he stoop?

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Guilty Conscience

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Pairing: M-M

December 15, 2015

Word Count: 30668

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Transgender

Summary: Book seven of the nine-book short story series picks up with Keston’s shocking revelation to Phoenix. Was it just a simple misunderstanding or was it something deeper? Will they be able to work through it or was that the beginning of the end? Qier’s world is changing right before our eyes and he doesn’t know how to deal with it all. His relationship with Keston is only getting worse and he doesn’t see a good ending in sight. To top it off, he’s still battling his internal demons with Kookie. In Qier’s time of distress, he thinks back to his past with Phoenix. Why has Phoenix been a thorn in Qier’s side? Why does Qier hate Phoenix so much? What did Phoenix do? What exactly happened in Miami all those years ago? Qier’s issues with Phoenix, coupled with his problems with Keston and Qier’s relationship with Kookie, is all leading Qier towards a nervous breakdown. Will he get the help he needs in time or does what Qier mistakenly stumble upon push him over the edge? Nothing will ever be the same after this shocking jaw-dropper. While the intricate web of secrets, lies and jealously continue to tangle, you must remember that everything isn’t always as it seems—or is it?

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Thought You Should Know

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Pairing: M-M

November 11, 2015

Word Count: 130972

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Straight

Summary: Zach is returning to Tallahassee to start his second year of college and his second year in the world famous FAMU Marching ‘100’ band. At the end of his first semester in college, a certain relationship ended roughly, but now he’s back and picking up the pieces to his young life. In the second entry of a venturesome eleven book series, the gang of characters continue to grow. Dwight and Zach’s relationship are taken to higher heights. A certain situation occurs between them making it hard for one of the friends to separate fact from fiction. Tony celebrates the birth of his son, moves to Tallahassee to play football for the Florida State Seminoles and meets a potential, unexpected lover. Micah does something so crazy that could possibly change the course for the rest of his life and threaten the relationship he’s building with Kris. Back in Norfolk, the Harris’ family troubles are only scratching the surface. Raidon is dealt a major blow, while the rest of the Harris clan deal with the turmoil created by their mother and father. In an unbelievable move, Chaz and Ra’Jon team up to do the unthinkable which could have disastrous, murderous results. The mix of old and new characters, the twists and turns, and the secrets and revelations only add to the excitement and drama, making this entry one crazy ride. Join Zach and his friends, as the second book in this series is guaranteed to leave you speechless, posing the question—is this love?

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Life of a College Bandsman 2: Is This Love

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

October 26, 2015

Word Count: 30663

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Transgender

Summary: Tough times are ahead for the gang of best friends. Despite everything that is happening in each of their personal lives, they must come together to support one of their own during this trying time. Will this unexpected event bring some of the friends closer, or pull them further apart? As Raheim reflects on his life, he is afraid of what could happen to his relationships if his damaging secret were exposed. While hiding his own dirt, he mistakenly comes across another friend’s secret. What will Raheim do with this information? Will he hold on to it, or will he expose it? Qier’s mental stability is troubling. He’s dealing with so many personal issues he wants and needs his cousin to be there for him. Qier feels Keston is never there anymore and his arch nemesis is at the root of it all. Could this be the start of a mental breakdown for Qier? In the sixth entry of a nine-book short story series, two familiar and well-loved Jaxon Grant characters appear, revealing their relationship to Phoenix. While Phoenix and Keston continue to enjoy their spring break together, other pieces are unknowingly being thrown into the mix that could damage what they are building. After showing Keston what life could be like with him, Phoenix is tired of the games and is ready to push this ongoing courtship into a relationship, but is Phoenix ready for Keston’s response? After some drastic moves, Phoenix believes he has finally rid himself of all the extra baggage named DT and Damon. Is this relationship going to happen or are outside influences messing up everything? With what Damon has planned, he is still an imminent threat to Phoenix’s wellbeing and Phoenix has no idea.  

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Could You Be

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Pairing: M-M

September 30, 2015

Word Count: 29762

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Transgender

Summary: Sexual thoughts are flooding Keston’s mind. He wants to push the situation with Phoenix forward, but he’s still cautious not to hurt himself. In an effort to test things, Keston makes an impromptu, bold decision that could forever change his ongoing courtship with Phoenix. Qier is starting to have second thoughts about his relationship with Kookie. With the NFL draft approaching, he wonders if he can really keep her real identity a secret. He’s also dealing with the unending issues with his position coach, Yusuf. Qier is upset with something that Yusuf did. Can their secret relationship be repaired, or is it over for good? Finally—the big question—what did Phoenix do? What happened in Mississippi? Why is Phoenix in Orlando? Who exactly is Damon Massey? What is his connection to Phoenix? Who are the people in Phoenix’s nightmares? In the fifth entry of a nine-book short story series, all of that is answered as Phoenix’s secret is finally revealed!  

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Old Terror

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Pairing: M-M

August 18, 2015

Word Count: 30979

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Transgender

Summary: In the fourth entry of a nine-book short story series, Phoenix has been put in an intense situation and he has some tough decisions to make. With the pressure mounting, will he be able to wiggle out of harms way without giving himself up? To make matters worse, Phoenix’s ghosts of Mississippi are haunting him. What will he do? Keston wants to take a leap on faith and enter a relationship with Phoenix, but something Qier said is lingering in his mind, causing Keston to pull back. With Qier away at the NFL Scouting Combine, Keston feels this is the perfect time to take a chance on love. He wants to move forward, but after Keston’s previously failed relationship, he doesn’t know if he can completely trust Phoenix. Not only that, Cheyenne drops two big bombshells on Keston that is guaranteed to rock some worlds. A friend of Raheim enters the story and is destined to ruffle some feathers. He’s young, sexy, outspoken and a firecracker waiting to explode. And when it’s revealed who exactly he’s connected with—all hell is going to break loose.  

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Don't Look Back

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

August 3, 2015

Word Count: 33178

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Transgender

Summary: Family is the root of all our beings, but Keston’s issues with his family are starting to put suicidal thoughts in his mind. While Keston’s strained relationship with his brother troubles him, the relationship with his father is starting to spiral out of control. Things are starting to get testy with Qier because of Keston’s newfound love. Will Keston be able to have it all? Will he put his happiness on hold to please family? Will Keston’s family be able to accept his truth? Qier can only see trouble in Keston’s future. On the surface, it seems that Qier is just an overprotective cousin who only wants to save Keston from going down the wrong road, but is that really it? What is Qier’s motivation for interfering into his cousin’s love life? Why doesn’t Qier want this impending relationship to happen? How far will Qier go to stop Keston’s relationship from blooming? Phoenix’s love life is finally on the right path. On Keston and Phoenix’s first date, Phoenix lays everything out on the line, telling his new love all of his secrets—well almost all of his secrets. Making a decision to keep that one secret from his new love is going to haunt Phoenix sooner than he thinks. What is Phoenix keeping from Keston? What is Phoenix’s connection to Izzy? In the third entry of a nine-book short story series, unexpected guests arrive, revealing some truths, but tangling the web with more secrets, jealousy and lies. Tensions are thick and fireworks are ready to explode! The ending sequence of events is guaranteed to leave you speechless. Still don’t be fooled—everything isn’t always as it seems.    

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Finding Your Love

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

June 17, 2015

Word Count: 157299

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Straight

Summary: Meet Zach. He’s young, smart, ambitious, energetic and sexy. After graduating high school, he heads to college with dreams of joining his favorite marching band, the Florida A&M University Marching ‘100’. His world changes the day he steps on FAMU’s campus. During his first semester at FAMU, Zach creates unbreakable bonds with select band mates that help shape the rest of his life. While Zach builds a secret relationship with a top ranking band leader, there is only one dude he really wants, but can’t have. As a result, the two build a close-knit friendship that raises questions about their sexualities within the band. In balancing his new love life—in addition to class, the issues with his mother and the stress of band practice—he also deals with hazing, theft and a band director who does everything possible to make Zach’s life a living hell. Will Zach achieve his dream of joining this world famous marching band, or will he give into the pressure and quit? Will he overcome all the obstacles thrown his way and make it through the season? Will he make the final cut? Jaxon Grant, the author of the “Crimes of the Heart” and “Incidental Contact” trilogies, pens a coming of age tale, not just about band but the story of life. You’ll see these characters grow from college freshmen to men with families, and all the drama there within, as the Bandsman series spans fifteen years. In the first entry, join Zach and the crew as they lay the foundation for an epic eleven book series that you’ll never forget.

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Life of a College Bandsman

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

June 5, 2015

Word Count: 31359

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Transgender

Summary: Things are only heating up after Qier’s earth-shattering hit knocked his teammate out. Qier is destined to protect his family at all costs. Qier’s loyalty to his family and friends is unmatched, but will he be loyal enough to reveal his secret to the people he loves the most? In the midst of all the drama in his life, an unexpected character throws Qier a curveball. Is Qier being set up or is someone being shady? What will Qier do? Could Keston’s desire to have relationships like his best friends finally be in his reach? One chance encounter at a bus stop could change everything for him. Could this be the love Keston’s been yearning for? Raheim’s and Izzy’s friendship is taking a turn for the worst. Both are holding on to secrets that could easily destroy lives. What are the two friends hiding from each other? Will they be able to repair what’s broken? Phoenix wants to settle down and he thinks he’s found that dude. The only issue is Phoenix’s current boyfriend. In addition to Phoenix’s love life stressing him, his past is haunting him. What really happened in Mississippi? What is he running from? Why is he really in Orlando? In the second entry of a nine-book short story series, the web of intricate secrets, lies and jealously continue to tangle, but Qier’s unbelievable dark secret is destined to turn your world upside down. Just remember—everything isn’t always as it seems.

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Nobody Knows

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

May 19, 2015

Word Count: 38442

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning, Transgender

Summary: Secrets destroy lives. Dishonesty ruins relationships. Keston, Qier, Raheim and Izzy are four gay best friends who grew up together in Miami, Florida. Even though the four friends are away at college in two Florida cities, they remain as tight as ever, or so they pretend. While they claim they keep nothing from each other, each friend has a dark secret that threatens the relationships they cherish the most. Qier, a college football star who’s destined for the NFL, has one of the most damaging secrets of them all. He’s afraid if his secret is exposed, he might have to leave the country. He’s determined to do everything in his power to keep his secret, a secret. The game changes when Qier’s most hated enemy, college basketball star Phoenix Cummings, resurfaces. Phoenix poses a direct threat to Qier’s livelihood—in more ways than one. This relationship is a ticking time bomb, waiting to explode. In the opening entry of a nine-book short story series, the ground work for an intricate web full of secrets, lies, jealously and crime will begin to tangle right before your eyes. Don’t be fooled—everything isn’t always as it seems.

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What Webs We Weave

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

April 15, 2015

Word Count: 99818

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay

Summary: NBA Superstar CJ Wright’s unconscious mind has been thrust back into the middle of a situation that abruptly changed the course of his life. As he fights with himself to avoid traveling down a slippery slope full of love, joy, heartache and pain, outside influences intervene, forcing CJ to make decisions that affect everyone around him. These decisions ultimately land him on the floor, with a gunshot wound to his body, on the unforgettable day of January 11, 2011. Just as he is about to give up his fight to live, he sees a body and hears a voice that changes everything. Then he spots something else. Afraid for the worst, CJ knows he has to do something or this will be the end. Will help arrive in time? Will CJ make it out alive? Who else is involved in this tragic situation? Will they live or will they die? Why did this happen? What was the motive? Finally, who is responsible for this heinous crime? Will justice be served? All of that and more will be revealed in the final entry of the Incidental Contact trilogy.

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Incidental Contact 3: Deadly Intentions

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

November 20, 2014

Word Count: 101995

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay

Summary: NBA Superstar CJ Wright is still lying on the floor, unconscious, with blood gushing from his body. As he edges ever so closely to death, he continues to recall everything that brought him to this fateful day. In this segment, CJ enters his senior year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he deals with the issues of his lover. He engages in new life experiences that come back to haunt him. As CJ moves to the NBA, he is thrust into the life of the rich and famous. While things look good on the outside, he still battles the internal demons of his past. As CJ finally starts to become ok with his new reality, a situation disrupts everything, abruptly changing the course of his life. Join CJ in the second entry of this trilogy, as he comes into adulthood, and encounters more twists and turns that help to bring him to the unforgettable day of January 11, 2011.

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Incidental Contact 2: EX-Factor

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-F, M-M

September 23, 2014

Word Count: 32518

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: It’s been three gut-wrenching days since Bryce received that life-changing phone call in Savannah. He has avoided dealing with the situation, but now that his spring break is ending, he has no choice but to attack and face his truth as he heads back to his college apartment in Atlanta. To Bryce, all of life’s issues are hitting him at once. If dealing with the reality of that phone call wasn’t bad enough, his closest family members are directly and indirectly questioning him about his sexuality. His conscience is eating him alive as a result of the decisions that he’s making. To add insult to injury, his pastor accuses him of something unimaginable. All of this brings Bryce’s internal conflict with God to an all-time high, leaving him at the point of no return—emotionally, mentally and physically.

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Bad Religion 2: A Sinner's Denial

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

August 23, 2014

Word Count: 127796

Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay, Questioning

Summary: NBA Superstar CJ Wright lays with his blood spilling from his body. If help doesn’t come fast, he will die. While waiting for someone to come and help him out of this unbelievable situation, he starts to fade away. As he loses consciousness, he travels back eight years to where it all started—on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At UNC, CJ encounters a group of people that helped send his life down unthinkable paths that he’ll never forget. In the first entry of this trilogy, come take this journey with CJ as he opens Pandora’s Box—unraveling and reliving everything that led up to this pivotal life or death moment.

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Incidental Contact

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

July 1, 2014

Word Count: 158103

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: How would it feel to wake up every day, not knowing who you really are? How would it feel to know that the only family you have is your mother and baby sister? How would it feel to know that your mother is lying to you? Everyone around you is lying to you. Meet Raphael. Three months prior, fate allowed Raphael come in contact with a man that claimed he knew him. That chance encounter triggered a series of reoccurring dreams, filled with people he didn't recognize. He thought he was going insane; the dreams felt real. Upon the advice of his friend, he even sought out a psychiatrist. He was desperate for the truth, but the truth isn't always kind. Raphael and his friend went on a vacation to celebrate their college graduation. In Atlanta, Raphael saw another man that he felt he knew, but was afraid to approach. Seeing that stranger was the key he needed to solve his own investigation as to who he really was. Realizing what he had done in his past frightened him. He was tired of being lied to; he was tired of being hidden. Raphael took actions into his own hands. He was coming to Orlando. He was coming to gain his old life back. His family was going to be in for the shock of their lives. He had resurrected. Join Raphael and the crew on this final journey, as this web of secrets, lies and betrayal comes to a head. Someone must—and will—pay!

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Crimes of the Heart 3: The Resurrection

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

May 26, 2014

Word Count: 32723

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Bryce Harkless is unapologetic. He’s raw, rude and arrogant but sweet, gentle and loving. He’s a sexy college basketball player from Savannah, GA that everyone loves and wants to sleep with. His life, however, is full of conflicts. He is haunted by the past, yet afraid for the future. He loves his boyfriend, but hates him, too. To avoid facing his troubling past, he lies, cheats and engages in risky behavior. There are layers of pain inside of Bryce that are destined to destroy his life if he doesn’t learn how to face them and move on. He was raised in the church, but he doesn’t understand God’s reasoning for treating him the way he does. He doesn’t want to be gay, but women do nothing for him. In turn, he blames God for everything. He hates God. The month of March is the hardest time of the year for Bryce. During this time, he is forced to deal with an event from his past that shattered his young life into pieces. As if dealing with that situation isn’t hard enough, an incident involving another man raises questions about his sexuality in the mind of his beloved auntie. However, everything comes to a screeching halt in just one phone call. There, he gets the news that undermines everything else. Come along for the ride in this novella, as the next few days are destined to turn Bryce’s already rollercoaster life, even more upside down!

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Bad Religion

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

March 22, 2014

Word Count: 96460

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Christian Goodley did the unthinkable and now he’s left everyone to suffer the consequences of his actions. His family returned home from church, only to find him laying on the floor, in a pool of his own blood. At the hospital, Vivian got the devastating news about her son. With the family trying to put the pieces of their lives back together, Vivian is having stomach pains and after an important phone call, returned to the hospital. There, she received two additional pieces of information that forever altered the course of her life. Consequently, Vivian set forth a plan of action to undo years of her wrongdoings. While Vivian was focused on her plan and protecting her life-changing secrets, tensions start to brew between Cordell and his stepfather. This unfolds a past of abuse, lies and betrayal that in turn, leads to an ultimate showdown that threatens one of their lives. Because of his web of lies and secrets, Damien’s personal life is a disaster. His professional life, on the other hand, couldn’t be better. He is selected to represent his school at a national teaching conference. While on this trip, he accidentally stumbles across evidence that questions everything he knows to be true. Is Damien’s mind playing a dirty trick on him or is this newfound information actually reality? Crimes of the Heart 2: The Aftermath, is a story of secrets, lies, betrayal and redemption. Just how far would a remorseful mother go to protect her flesh and blood?g

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Crimes of the Heart 2: The Aftermath

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

February 10, 2014

Word Count: 82679

Character Identities: Gay

Summary: Everyone deserves to be loved. But with constant abuse from his step-father and his mother’s contempt, Christian Goodley isn’t so sure. Being gay in high school is hard enough. Also being the black sheep in the family with only one friend in the world makes life damn near impossible to bear. But when Christian’s path crosses with a new teacher his senior year, a ray of hope brings new life and meaning to his world. Damien Duvel, a recent college graduate and History teacher, forges a bond of friendship with Christian that the young man so desperately needs. As their relationship evolves and matures the rumor mill in the school starts turning. Hushed whispers and sidelong glances turn to outright accusations. For both Christian and Damien it would seem that fate had brought them together. But with so many factors conspiring against them, it is unclear whether they can tow the fine line they walk without stepping away unscathed emotionally or physically.

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Crimes of the Heart

Jaxon Grant ...

Pairing: M-M

December 11, 2013