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.
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.
Website designer Scottie Ness is taking a well-deserved vacation from the grindstone, and he plans to spend it in the solitude of Washington’s Gifford Pinchot National Forest around Mt. Adams. He’s prepared for everything—except the lightning storm that traps him in a wildfire. Or meeting Jax Quintero, an abrasive firefighter whose bulky uniform couldn't hide a jawline chiseled from stone and intense eyes that burned him with scorn. Or was that the flames surrounding them?
Maybe Scottie should have gone to Hawaii on vacation instead.
Wanted criminal Hong Shen finally meets his end after being stabbed in the back by a comrade. As he makes his final resting place under a dead plum tree, he submits to death.
Instead, he receives two choices: die, or be given a second chance.
To take the second chance means he must complete a trial in the past in order to return to the present. But what he doesn't know is that the trial isn't only difficult for him, but even more difficult for the person he must be to fulfill it.
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 …
Alone among the humans with only whispered rumors to guide me, I longed for the cool meadows of my homeland, but I was on a mission. Humans plagued me. They sought me out for the magic I could weave into metal, never divining my true purpose searching among their stables.
Cezar Cozman is resigned with the fate drawn for him by his parents. Pulled from his never-ending abroad studies in which he has never excelled, duels, gambling, and scandalous affairs aside, he is to be married within a few months’ time to a woman he has no feelings for.
There is little comfort in knowing what the future holds. Cezar also knows well that he will never have what his heart truly desires, but he sees no other way. That, until one unbearably hot day, a beautiful horse thief enters his life, impetuous and unexpected like a summer storm, and powerful like a force of nature, bent on stealing his heart away.
Hopelessly romantic and socially anxious Corey Kentwell finds himself finally getting his wish: a highschool romance of his own with another boy. The passion of first love ignites and Corey's new boyfriend wants him just as much... if not more. But when things start to turn awry he has to decide if desperately clinging to this ideal is worth it.
Peter Morticelli finds himself thrust into a ghoulish mystery, along with the rest of his small town. Strange sightings and happenings are leaving many to beg the question: is somebody tampering with the spirits of the dead? While a mystery is afoot, Peter is more interested in solving the mystery of Simon Chernosky, an unfriendly loner at his school.