Even though Jamie and his best friend, Silas, are pretty much known for mentally drooling over every cute boy they come across...adolescent hormones and all...it was 'Ricky' that always manages to shoot to the top of the list whenever they're in the same room with him. Even though Ricky is interested in girls, Jamie is beginning to wonder just how 'straight' he is.
Ricky has just moved into a house across the street from him this past Summer. Just how 'curious' might Ricky be...if given the chance to ask?
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?
Jack Woolery's life was safe and secure. He was attending high school, and he had no intention of coming out to his parents or best friend, Jimmy. Then Tracy Craft moves in across the street and changes his plans. Tracy, a new student and an aspiring ballet dancer, is strong and confident. He challenges Jack to reevaluate his life. Can Jack become friends with an openly gay boy and yet maintain the secret life he trusts?
Thiago Zeca Baravento, the son of an American woman and a first generation Brazilian father, rises above the expectations of many for a black man born and raised in the predominantly minority Washington, D.C. neighborhood of Anacostia. After graduating from Howard University with a doctorate in pharmacology, and looking to provide his son Fabricio with a good life, Thiago leaves the District of Columbia, promising to one day return to his hometown.
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.
Chase has had a tough couple of years, and just when he thought the clouds were lifting, he faces another ending, one that threatens to send him back to a dark place. Hank was his rock, his perfect partner and best friend, but in one short evening, Chase managed to screw everything up. How will he survive the loss… and the guilt?
Derrick has recently left the comfort of his old school to attend a new prep school on the other side of town. He may not have their money, or their possessions, but once he finds the love of a boy he meets on the bus...he finds something much stronger.
When young vampire, Julian, is forced to deal with a hazardous mishap in his previous habitat, he has to run out to seek shelter elsewhere, taking his new boyfriend, Glenn, with him. However, Glenn hasn't quite finished the delicate process of crossing over into darkness just yet. Getting him to a safe and secure location is a major priority now. But...not all crossovers go to plan the way a vampire might think it should. And not all seeds bring beautiful blossoms to the surface.
Sometimes...there's something much darker lurking beneath the surface...
Jeremy Isen, nephew of Duncan Isen, and son of Duncan's older brother Ian Isen is coming into his own. At fifteen years old, and a Freshman at H. B. Plant High School, Jeremy shows a passion for photography, martial arts, and journalism. As a member of the school's Yearbook Staff, and the chief photo-journalist for both the Yearbook and Newspaper, he's well-known among the high school teens, even outside his grade-level. Events during the school year and the beginning of summer vacation conspire to change his life. Will it be for the better, or for the worse?
This is a story about the precarious balance between life and death, and love and hate. Chester is perched on a knife edge, looking back instead of forward because he has secrets... shameful ones, and he has never felt so alone. Is peace ever going to be his?
Adam Smith is a successful businessman, who recently came home to Tampa, Fl. Retired at age 38, living in a newly constructed house, he feels like he's set for a new chapter in his life, with plans to set up a Micro-Brewery.
That all changes when he gets a call from the Florida Department of Children and Families.