It's college. Matt should be worrying about classes, friends, and parties. Not a baby. At least his boss is cool when he shows up to work with his infant brother in tow. His boss's boss on the other hand? Matt's sure he'll be an issue. Except, Seamus helps Matt more than anyone.
This story starts in June of 2003. The invasion of Iraq is over, George Bush has landed on the aircraft carrier and proclaimed "Mission Accomplished", and the insurgency has yet to begin. Some may think America is at the height of its power.
Meanwhile, in the CAP world:
JJ and Will, both in doomed relationships that seem to be working. Will they unravel, and if they do, who is behind it?
Life in the Old West was harsh. The work was hard, but the men were harder, and death.... well... it came easy. Boone had no one until he met Coy, a handsome cowboy with a good heart. Their friendship was quickly formed, and meant everything to him, but after five years of being at each other's side, it was time to move on. Coy didn't need him anymore, and Boone wanted someone made like he was. Finally accepting that was never going to be Coy, and tired of being rootless, he sets out to find a home... land that was his, and a place he could belong. Coy? Left on his own, what path will he take?
Nash Cushman had a good life. Nominated for 'Man of the Year, he had a good job, a great husband, and a community of people who loved him. Until he didn't. Through it all, life and love found a way. One man got what he never knew he wanted (or needed) while the other got the impossible.
Mason, an Alpha wolf shapeshifter, discovers that a young mage, Vincent, is his destined mate. While Mason attempts to woo his mate, Vincent continues to develop his magical power, and hunt down his parents' killer. Together, these men will build trust for each other, create everlasting memories, and track down the dangerous mage, Stefan.
Most of Rick’s life was performed solo and in quiet. He told himself he liked it that way, preferring to keep even his closest friends away from his secrets. But an aggressive woman and a stranger in town found a way to bring out his inner music.
Small town life still exists like this. The pace is slow, and everyone knows your name. And your business.
Late October, and Spencer K Wyrrell—Squirrel—sits hidden behind an evergreen bush, freezing his arse off in the rooftop garden of his boss' London penthouse flat. Taking a break, he is waiting with an ice bucket and a bottle of Dom for the arrival of his colleague, Bev. But when the balcony door slides open, the person who steps out is the smoking hot celebrity, Marshall J Highlander. Squirrel overhears Highlander’s call. A newspaper is threatening to publish nude photographs of him and his ex-boyfriend from a holiday in France.
And on that night, an unexpected friendship begins to blossom during a time of Christmas lockdown.
When asked for help by his alpha, Brandon Holstrom stepped forward to heed the call. Even though it would mean leaving behind everyone he knew and walk into the unknown of a foreign country, he still agreed. Part of a rare breed who run towards a fire instead of away. Based on the media reports he'd seen, Brandon could only guess what awaits him on the other side of the Pacific Ocean.
It is January 2004 and the United States and its “allies” have just completed the successful invasion of Iraq and Saddam Hussein has been captured. US Presidential Elections are on the horizon. Howard Dean is the frontrunner to be the Democratic candidate to take on George W. Bush.
These events weigh lightly on the mind of Will Schluter. He just graduated from high school a semester early and is looking forward to spending the next eight months in the pursuit of hedonistic pleasure and mind broadening experiences.
Neither Will nor his country had any idea about the challenges that lurked ahead.
George Granger has been separated from his command, and how finds himself in limbo, waiting for Valiant to return. In the meantime, the Admiralty has found other things for him to do. Little does Granger know that when his ship finally does return, he'll be given an entirely different challenge, one that will take him to entirely new waters.
Richard Leonard Peterson wanted to fly for as long as he could recall. His father, an Air Force pilot, was the inspiration. When his parents died in a boating accident, Ritch moved to Washington, D.C. to live with his brother and his brother’s fathers. A month before turning eighteen, he becomes a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. If he can safely navigate the subsequent four years, he will be commissioned as an Air Force Second Lieutenant upon graduation
Under the phases of the moon, Jimmy Coutreau is hunting, following the howls that don't belong. A loner by choice, he finds himself fascinated by Sawyer Thomas, a man who doesn't belong in his world, but here he is anyways.
It's just supposed to be a fun night out. You’re at a bar and you meet a guy. He flirts a bit, you flirt back. Just a bit of harmless fun. But a few too many drinks later, he ends up at your place. A random hookup never hurt, you tell yourself. It’s not like you’re going to see him again. But what happens if it turns out he’s not just a random hookup. What happens if he’s actually someone who is part of your life. Well, that’s when things get complicated …
Grant is a man new to his work and to the East Coast of the United States. He has been given every opportunity and chance, and has capitalized on that as he starts his new life. Troy has lost almost everything, and his life over the last sixteen months has been nothing but a struggle.
A burned journal sends them on a collision course.
This is their story.
Author's Note: The story will update twice a week on Thursdays and Sundays
Brett Davenport and César Abelló escape the January cold of Washington for the warmth of Southern California. A potential real estate transaction serves as an excuse for a vacation in Los Angeles and a side trip to Napa. An entertainment attorney, a music mogul, a guesthouse owner, a celebrity interior designer, a movie star, a museum executive, and a couple of influencers combine to make the trip a memorable experience for the two affluent DILFs.
Liam Henderson is the king of Montgomery High. He’s a student body president and a captain of the football team. His family comes from old money, he’s very handsome and smart. Though Liam is a near perfect creature, he made a mistake. He grew up best friends with a nerdy kid named Dylan, who just couldn't fit in with the right crowd once they got into a high school. Liam ditched him and spent the next three years bullying Dylan with his jocks.
Senior year rolled in and Dylan blossomed into a beautiful swan. Liam found himself lost in his eyes. The only problem - after everything Liam did, proud blonde boy wouldn't even look his way.