It's the year 2032. The Unites States has just ended a civil war, with the western states seceding from the union to become The Pacific Republic. Dr. Elliott "Ell" Pierce is a trauma physician with a dark past serving in the Army of The Pacific Republic. When he meets Ryan, a rugged Texan with a heart of gold, he starts to confront his demons hiding in his past. At first he fights it, but he soon realizes that it is possible to find new love in the midst of uncertain world.
The Eighth Pass is over. At Fort Weyr, D’gar, Herebeth’s rider faces the future without his weyrmate, lost to Thread just two Falls before the last.
When Lessa brings the five Weyrs forward to the beginning of the Ninth Pass, he must face his fears, try to adapt to an altered world and take the risk of falling in love all over again.
Welcome back to the world of “Divine Intervention.” Mark, Dan, Robert and Belinda are trekking across France and Spain before arriving at their home in Algiers. Thomas is restless and Joe is trying to steady his usually unflappable partner who wants to move back home to South Carolina. Sean is painting Sidney in a new series that rocks the art world and challenges Sidney’s sense of family and home. In a world that has turned upside down, they are all trying to find places of safety and refuge they can call home.
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.
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.
Ben and Caleb Webster, a married gay couple, go out for a walk on Halloween before the trick-or-treaters arrive. It’s a walk they take every night, but this time they end up in a place they barely recognize. (Halloween story)
Brian, a successful VP of Technology, meets a young man during a vacation in New Orleans. After a brief affair, Brian returns to Boston, only to discover that the young man now has an entry-level position at his company. which makes things very complicated.
After the distressing discovery in his home, a serial killer on the loose and a stranger asking for his trust, Tyler realizes that his life is never going to be the same again.
"You’re actually going to be confirmed as dead when they do the official police reports. It’s for your own safety that you go under cover now.” Zeke tells him, Tyler raises his eyebrows at how serious the situation was, taking a few moments to comprehend what Zeke had just said.
“I’ll be reported as dead? My friends will think I’ve been murdered?”
David and TC find themselves worlds apart. Neither of them know what it will take to overcome the the obstacles in their way. They both will face their problems head on and maybe by going backwards they'll be able to move forward and find what they both need.
Greyson Myers anchors the the number-one newscast on cable. To the world, he and his wife Elizabeth were America's couple. At least until their divorce.
Grey was not himself after divorce. With the encouragement of the network, his manager sends him to Hawaii for a two-week seminar called Epic Life.
Greyson Myers has no idea what roads he will travel on his way to that epic life. Greyson Myers has no idea who the stunning man was who caught his eye at the very first session. Greyson Myers has no idea why it was a man that caught his eye.
Tristan James Michaels Jr. commonly known as TJ to his friends and family. TJ has been in a coma over the last year after being in a car accident and when he awakens he is confused as reality doesn't match what he lived. He is on a journey to recovery and has to figure out what really happened. The prior two stories will give you a background on what TJ went through. The characters from that story will be woven into this story and may serve in a different capacity than they did in other story.