Bodark Creek is a small, former mill town, north of Dallas and close to the Oklahoma border. Starting in 1908, Addy Bronner Braden spends most of her very long life there, surrounded by her large, close family. She loves them, leads them, and depends on them.
There is one gay person in this book – my husband. That makes sense, since the book is based on one half of his family tree. But he only turns up at the very end and as a visitor. And that about defines the relationship between gay people and this part of his family.
MozLover21, in Fiction. 07/22/2021 (Updated: 07/30/2021)
Patrick William Harrison has a life that's pretty close to perfect—at least to the outside eye. A wealthy family, a handsome husband and a beautiful multi-million dollar home. But his world spins out of its orbit when he discovers his husband's unsavory secret one day, and he's left with a difficult decision to make. As he tries to navigate his new reality he taps into a whole new level of himself that enables him do some pretty dark things to the one he claims to love.
Grumpy Bear, in Fiction. 07/24/2021 (Updated: 07/30/2021)
Axel the Kodiak werebear has finally found happiness with his home in Atikokan and his new cub Adam, but Adam's curiosity in his mysterious Papa's history has Axel bringing up memories that he has kept buried for centuries and will lead the pair on a 3,500 mile trek to Alaska to track down Axel's own Papa!
Cia, in Fiction. 09/06/2020 (Updated: 07/26/2021)
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.
Dabeagle, in Fiction. 07/18/2021 (Updated: 07/25/2021)
Hunter has plans and reasons. Get the hell out of Park Terrace, power through college to get to New York City where he can be himself - because there is nothing and no one to tie him down, unless you could coming back to visit the parents. New York City would bring the romance he loves so much, maybe even one of those 'hate them at first sight and grudgingly learn to love them' type stories.
No. Those are too much work.
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Dodger, in Fiction. 08/15/2015 (Updated: 07/23/2021)
coming of age
Following the death of his mother, fifteen-year-old Robbie is forced to move from England to start a new life living with his uncle’s family in Canada. Homesick, confused, and missing his close friend, it soon becomes clear to his new family that Robbie is carrying a lot more baggage than he arrived with.
drsawzall, in Fiction. 07/04/2021 (Updated: 07/22/2021)
Having survived his tour of duty in Iraq during the worst of the fighting, Doc Tompkins was looking forward to returning home and putting the carnage and the horrors of war behind him. Content he was leaving it securely thousands of miles behind him, along with all the chickenshit the US Army can inflict upon its best and brightest.