A spinoff of the "Gone From Daylight" vampire series (Reading the original is not necessary), this tale takes place in the old West. Deacon Porter is baffled by the recent murders in his small town. With his father being the Sherriff, it's up to him to solve the mystery of what's happening. However, when Deacon meets a teen boy like himself in the darkness, he experiences feelings that he never knew that he had before. But is this beautiful stranger the boy of Deacon's dreams? Or is it possible that he may be the monster that his father is hunting in the shadows of night?
Nat Othic likes to drink, play cards and mind his own business. He had thought his past was long forgotten until Addison Rayne shoved a stun baton into his back and brought him before the Governor of the state. Nat is offered a lot of money to track down the remnants of the gang he once rode with.
Together he and Addison have to ride deep into the Deadlands, the scorched earth where evil thrives in both man and beast.
Attorney Jeffrey G. Adams feels antsy even though life in Chicago is actually going very well. Still, going back home to Texas for the holidays after almost three years away feels like the right thing to do. Maybe the change of scenery and a chance to visit with family and friends will settle his disquiet. But, maybe the change he really needs is not a physical change at all. Maybe the change Jeff really needs is a Change of Heart.
Once back home, he'll learn that the best "life’s lessons" are almost always a shared experience.
Wesley Cain is a young and vibrant man in his twenties, he was making his way up in the points at the rodeo. Then his Grandparents died, leaving him their ranch and his younger brother Joseph to watch over. He took his responsibility for his younger brother seriously. The two boys had lost their parents when Wes was a teenager. With his Grandparents gone and no-one to look after his brother or the ranch, he quit the rodeo, and moved back home.
A refuge can be a place, or a person. Sometimes, it's both. Just like scars. We can carry them on the outside, or on the inside. Sometimes, it's both. Wiley Burch is a cowboy on the run. He never bargained for being someone's target, but it appears his luck has run out... or has it?
After getting dumped by Clem Linton, Nathan Cole spends his time breeding and training horses and sleeping with who ever he pulls in Austin nightclubs when drunk. After he wakes up next to Taylor, Nathan starts to realize quite how wrong his outlook on life is. But dealing with how low he has sunk and being willing to find the strength to pull himself into redemption are not quite as simple as galloping across a field.
When Banning meets the new girl in town, her head is turned completely upside down by Kyle's fun, flirty behavior, and distracted by her long tan legs and perfect lips. No amount of protective older brother's is going to be enough to put either of them off, and Banning might have found someone just as strong, sweet, and determined as she is.
Clem is a six-four rough and ready farm hand who drives a pick-up truck and spends his work life bringing in the hay and fixing fences. His boyfriend Nathan is pretty often mistaken for his twin - except that he wears a stetson. but two big strong guys together is not necessarily all it's cracked up to be, and in between make-out sessions that always seem to be on the verge of turning into fights, Clem finds himself getting jealous and envious of the softer side of girls.
Renard has always had the perfect plan: graduate from college and go to Brighton Uni with his best friend, learn, drink, discuss literature, and dance with all the pretty boys in England's gayest city. But when Darren decides to go North instead, and Ren finds out that he and uni life don't actually get on, he starts dreaming about cowboys. Is there a cowboy out there for Ren, and does he have the guts to try and find him?
The sequel to my popular "Ranch Hands' book (on Amazon and other sites for sale). This version was written in 2012, but another version was suggested, which was published in 2012 as well. I've supplied both of them here for you so you can decided, which one should've made the cut?