Drowning himself in booze and woman, Rex Reckless is on a downward spiral that his fame and rockstar career can't save him from. The loss of his twin sister Roxie is taking its toll on him and it's only a matter of time before he joins her in death if he doesn't change his ways. Rex doesn't expect is to find a very beautiful woman on his birthday, blue eyes so familiar to his lost sisters. Of course the next day questions arise when the beautiful woman turns out to be a man who dresses as a woman.
The biggest question being - Why does Reck still want the beautiful man?
Nolan Parks has to move to a new town, but his problems are coming with him. With his life starting over will Nolan find a way out of the nightmare he lives? Or will he continue to be mixed within the chaos?
Avery has been abused by his father since he was eleven, when his mom left them. Because his father is so well respected in the town (and because of Avery's own shame), no one has discovered the family's secret--his father's breakdown and delusions due to his wife leaving that he reaps on his son. When a college student arrives, Avery doesn't want to admit he might like the new guy in town. This story chronicles Avery's torment and how one person finally sees him as worthy
When Jason agreed to basically babysit his friend's step-brother, he knew the kid was a temperamental brat--I mean, Brad had told him that the kid had even tried to kill him, so the hateful attitude didn't surprise him. Unfortunately, what he didn't expect was a beautiful, sixteen year old mute whose anger was born from something much darker than just disliking his stepbrother. And finding out what that is pushes Jason to fold or go all in.
A love story between an autistic teen and his brother. The boy only recognizes 3 facial expressions, and it limits how he interacts with the world. Over the years, he studied and learnt to recognize 32 of his brother's faces. A special bond developed between them as he understands the world through his brother.
What is Shawn to do when the man that he had loved since the beginning of his life was the man that he could not express his love for? What is Sam to feel when he stood behind the love of his life as the bestman instead of before, in his rightful place, as the groom? What are they to do when the love they share simply isn't practical because they are brothers? [Part of 'Tales of Love, Tales of Woe' short story collection]