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Primary Genre: Western
Set in a more recent time period or even the present day, these Westerns explore the enduring themes of the genre in a contemporary context.
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      • 2024 - Seasons
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      • 2015 Poetry Anthology: Remember
      • 2014 Poetry Anthology: A Storm Is Coming
      • 2013 Poetry Anthology: Whispers in the Dark
      • 2012 Poetry Anthology: Cracks of Time
      • 2011 Poetry Anthology: Into the Unknown
    • Fiction - Gay Authors Anthologies
      • 2024 - Long May You Run
      • 2023 - Leap of Faith
      • 2022 - Anniversary
      • 2021 - Spring - On The Road
      • 2021 - Spring - Potluck 2021
      • 2021 - Fall - A Winding Path
      • 2021 - Fall - An Unconventional Gift
      • 2021 - Fall - Potluck
      • 2020 - Spring - Full Moon
      • 2020 - Spring - The Storm
      • 2020 - Fall - Bridges
      • 2020 - Fall - Shadows
      • 2019 - Spring - Into the Stars
      • 2019 - Spring - Snapped
      • 2019 - Fall - Fall From Grace
      • 2019 - Fall - Raincheck
      • 2018 - Spring - Now or Never
      • 2018 - Spring - Encounters
      • 2018 - Fall - Fight Back
      • 2018 - Fall - Good Intentions
      • 2017 - Spring - Unintended Consequences & Jagged Edges
      • 2017 - Fall - The Fallout and Secret Spaces
      • 2016 - Spring - Crossing the Line
      • 2016 - Summer - Wicked Games
      • 2016 - Fall - Blindsided / The Forgotten
      • 2016 - Winter - Rewind: Pre-2016 Themes
      • 2015 - Spring - Full Circle
      • 2015 - Summer - Road Trip
      • 2015 - Fall - Blurred Edges
      • 2015 - Winter - Blackout
      • 2014 - Spring - Nature's Wrath
      • 2014 - Summer - The Backup Plan
      • 2014 - Fall - Scars
      • 2014 - Winter - Chain Reaction
      • 2013 - Spring - A Night To Remember
      • 2013 - Summer - Roll the Dice
      • 2013 - Fall - Pandora's Box
      • 2013 - Winter - Recipe for Disaster
      • 2012 - Spring - It Wasn't Me
      • 2012 - Summer - Choices
      • 2012 - Fall - Friends & Enemies
      • 2012 - Winter - Desperate Ends
      • 2012 - Special - Mayan Tribute: End of the World
      • 2012 - Anniversary - Secrets Can Kill
      • 2011 - Spring - People Are Strange
      • 2011 - Summer - Walk on the Wild Side
      • 2011 - Fall - Legends
      • 2011 - Winter - Aftermath
      • 2010 - Spring - I'd Never Do That
      • 2010 - Summer - Out of this World
      • 2010 - Fall - No Going Back
      • 2010 - Winter - Haunted
      • 2009 - Spring - Oops
      • 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem
      • 2009 - Fall - Something Unexpected
      • 2009 - Winter - Deceptions
      • 2008 - Annual - It's Just a Game, Right?
      • 2008 - Spring - Living in the Shadows
      • 2008 - Summer - Escape
      • 2008 - Fall - Anniversary
      • 2008 - Winter - Ghosts
      • 2007 - Annual - The Road Not Taken
      • 2007 - Spring - Fairy Tales
      • 2007 - Summer - Ending and Beginnings
      • 2007 - Fall - The Rainy Day
      • 2007 - Winter - Worth Fighting For
      • 2006 - Winter - Blizzard
      • 2006 - Fall - Halloween
      • 2006 - Summer - Going on Vacation
      • 2006 - Spring - Day of Silence
      • 2004 - Winter - Christmas
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      • Splatterpunk
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      • Zombie
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  1. Out Of The Closet In Process

    By RichardWrites, in Fiction. 01/05/2024 (Updated: 05/08/2024)

    Genres: Western, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Western Modern, Coming of Age, Western Romance
    • teen
    • rural
    • first time
    • coming out
    • high school

    Oliver is an Asian American teenager who struggles with his sexuality as he falls in love with his best friend Cody. He lives in a small town where he attends high school and plays baseball and basketball as he learns who he can trust as he comes out of the closet.

    • 8 Chapters
    • 25,306 Words
    • 9,778 Views
    • 39 Comments
    • Mature
  2. Ticklish Descendants Abandoned

    By Ticklishboy30, in Fiction. 02/18/2024 (Updated: 03/02/2024)

    Genres: Western, Action/Adventure, Comedy, General Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Thriller/Suspense
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Comedy Modern, Drama, Light Mystery, Western Modern, Contemporary Romance, Action Fiction, Cozy Mystery
    • young adult
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • fetish
    • light-hearted
    • serious
    • brothers
    • friendship

    This story was inspired by this pic...https://www.deviantart.com/jojkk/art/Tickle-in-the-wild-west-1014249395 posted by jojkk on deviantart.com.

    • 6 Chapters
    • 12,376 Words
    • 2,014 Views
    • 51 Comments
    • 2 Recommendations
    • Mature
  3. Forever My Love Complete

    By vanalas, in Fiction. 04/09/2023 (Updated: 02/16/2024)

    Genres: Western, Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Thriller/Suspense, Historical
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Adventure, Drama, General Romance, Western Modern, Romantic Western, Western, Western Romance
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • gay
    • anal
    • suspense
    • modern
    • love
    • hate

    Two lives with a past collide in a world filled with lies, deceit, danger and hatred. Rising from the ashes, Ben is trying to forget about his painful past with the man who is married to his brother. David and Jim's marriage is challenged as David and Ben's paths continue to cross, igniting a fire that awakens the feelings he has no idea of.

    Can Love triumph when one doesn’t remember anything about his past and the other is trying so hard to forget about the man he passionately loved? What happens when fuel is added to a fire that was ignited long ago? Is their love too broken to rekindle or will something stronger bring them together?

    • 10 Chapters
    • 116,548 Words
    • 10,850 Views
    • 59 Comments
    • 5 Recommendations
    • Mature
  4. Making snow angels in quicksand Long-Term Hold

    By keineaugen, in Fiction. 04/01/2023 (Updated: 03/27/2023)

    Genres: Western, Romance
    Sub-genres: Western Modern, Contemporary Romance
    • young adult
    • gay
    • europe
    • no sex
    • light-hearted
    • modern
    • love
    • interracial

    Levi is looking for love. The problem is that he's looking everywhere and ignoring the person that has been by his side for years.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 6,374 Words
    • 968 Views
    • 2 Comments
    • Mature
  5. A Love to Last Complete

    By vanalas, in Fiction. 12/02/2022 (Updated: 03/03/2023)

    Genres: Western, Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Thriller/Suspense
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Adventure, Drama, General Romance, Western Modern, Romantic Western, Western Romance
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • gay
    • anal
    • suspense
    • modern
    • love
    • hate

    Ben and Jim are half-brothers and sons of self-made billionaire Jerome Henandez. The Henandez sons are handsome, charming and intelligent, groomed to lead and head the multi-million empire set up by their father. Though half-brothers, their love for each other is manifested in everything they do.

    However, everything changes when David enters the picture. Their lives become intertwined through scandals, rivalry and romance when Jim falls hopelessly in love with the handsome hunk who on the other hand has his eyes on the kindhearted, mysterious and strong-headed Ben. Who will rise and fall in this game of love?

    • 9 Chapters
    • 120,112 Words
    • 12,374 Views
    • 35 Comments
    • 1 Recommendation
    • Mature
  6. Change of Heart Complete

    By sojourn, in Fiction. 02/15/2017 (Updated: 07/18/2018)

    Genres: Western, Romance
    Sub-genres: Western Modern, Contemporary Romance, Western Romance
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • north america
    • anal
    • oral
    • serious
    • modern

    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.

    • 51 Chapters
    • 294,727 Words
    • 355,748 Views
    • 1,546 Comments
    • 6 Recommendations
    • Mature
  7. Chasing the Dream Long-Term Hold

    By Bndmetl, in Fiction. 11/04/2017 (Updated: 11/29/2017)

    Genres: Western, General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, General Romance, Western Modern
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • rural
    • light-hearted
    • modern
    • love

    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.

    • 2 Chapters
    • 7,259 Words
    • 14,879 Views
    • 94 Comments
    • Mature
  8. Finding Refuge Complete

    By Headstall, in 2016 - Winter - Rewind: Pre-2016 Themes. 12/22/2016 (Updated: 12/22/2016)

    Genres: Western, Action/Adventure, Romance
    Sub-genres: Adventure, General Romance, Western Modern
    • adult
    • gay
    • north america
    • serious
    • animals

    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?

    • 1 Chapters
    • 13,179 Words
    • 16,308 Views
    • 76 Comments
    • 7 Recommendations
    • Teen
  9. Lonely At The Top 10. American Songbook Complete

    By Sasha Distan, in Fiction. 01/23/2015 (Updated: 02/20/2015)

    Genres: Western, Romance
    Sub-genres: General Romance, Western Modern
    • rural
    • north america
    • animals

    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.

    • 5 Chapters
    • 18,258 Words
    • 29,560 Views
    • 128 Comments
    • 1 Recommendation
    • Mature
  10. Country Girl 11. American Songbook Complete

    By Sasha Distan, in Fiction. 02/10/2015 (Updated: 02/06/2015)

    Genres: Western, Romance
    Sub-genres: General Romance, Western Modern
    • rural
    • north america
    • animals
    • love

    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.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 9,699 Words
    • 8,254 Views
    • 20 Comments
    • Mature
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