Barnegat Bay is a romance set mainly on the Jersey shore in the summer of 1932. It focuses on its narrator, Doc, and his friends Mike, Larry, Al, and Spence, summer lifeguards soon headed into their senior year at CCNY -- the City College of New York. This is in the uncertain times and job market of the still early years of the Great Depression. Joining the guys are Mary and Claire, local to the area but no less ambitious for their lives.
It may initially seem an odd book for this site, but, believe me, it isn't.
Change is coming, for Tanner this could mean losing everything. After his father, King West, passes away and being an omega the crown cannot be shifted to him so the next reigning family is to take over - The Eastons - and the new King will decide whether they can stay or if they are to be banished. Rush is to be King. He had plans, he wanted to be a writer, find his fated mate, and have a family. It was a simple life, but one he longed for. Figuring out they were fated mates is the easy part, learning to navigate the relationship and the war ahead is going to be challenging.
A spinoff of the "Gone From Daylight" vampire series (Reading the original is not necessary), this tale takes place in the old West. Deacon Porter is baffled by the recent murders in his small town. With his father being the Sherriff, it's up to him to solve the mystery of what's happening. However, when Deacon meets a teen boy like himself in the darkness, he experiences feelings that he never knew that he had before. But is this beautiful stranger the boy of Deacon's dreams? Or is it possible that he may be the monster that his father is hunting in the shadows of night?
On paper, Evan’s life is perfect. He should be happy. But he takes up his estranged father’s offer to spend the summer at their home out of state anyway. Evan hopes to use the time and isolation to re-center and get back on track. But he learns over the course of the summer that getting on track means you have to be honest with not only where you are at, but where you would like to see yourself at the end.
The Michaels brothers have a lot coming at them. Especially young Daniel, the youngest of five boys. His journey towards contentment is no easy one. Even when the forces outside his control turn against him.
For years it was just him and his mother until she got sick and never recovered. His uncle took him in but he still doesn't feel accepted in the pack or by the towns people. He's just a square peg surrounded by round holes. That is until he smells that lovely scent wafting through the forest trees and thats when everything changes.
"May You Never Be Too Old to Search the Skies on Christmas Eve" - Anonymous
A Further Twelve Gays of Christmas Short Story
Rudy and Trevor return to Loch Arkaig for Christmas with new friends; two men who got together on a gay cruise; a celebrity chef who found love with his late best friend's husband; a baker and his tree-hugging partner; two older men who have been together forever; and finally, a doctor working for charity and his lawyer husband. All about to meet together on Christmas Eve, some for the first time.
But, of course, my dear readers already know them well.
Bastian is the Lost Prince of Lycan's and Mason is a future Alpha. When these two meet they recognize the mating bond that calls to them but both men have their own insecurities. Bastian's past comes crushing down on him. Mason is forced to re-evaluate his own beliefs.
As Will laments being the only gay guy he knows in farming, he meets a really hot young man who works at his local abattoir. Recent heartbreak and a cute dog conspire to get the pair of them on the same page.
When Rick's friend and former girlfriend, Elizabeth, asks him to return to his hometown, so he can become the best man to her wedding, how can he say no? However, her older brother, Freddy, is also back in town and isn't too pleased with Rick's presence. What's his problem? Is he just protective of his sister? Or is there a deeper meaning behind his scowl that makes Rick wonders if coming back home to Middle America was a good idea?
Devon fled Wyoming as soon as he turned eighteen, leaving behind his high school love, Levi. After six years, Devon returns to his hometown. Not much has changed, except that Levi is no longer in the closet. He’s also single and living his dream—managing the local wild horse population. Both of them are interested in picking up where they left off, but Devon is no more ready to reveal his orientation than he was as a teenager. No one is going to shove Levi back in the closet—not even Devon. For a relationship to work, they’ll have to put the past behind them and find the courage to face the future as who they really are—a couple in love.
One summer at their house in the South of France is much like all those previous summers. Except this year is different. Milo turns sixteen, and when his father employs Estevo, to fix things up, attractions and revelations mix with family problems, and a long held secret.
Milo will no longer be able to retreat and hide in the imagined worlds of literature. He will be tested and played with by his cousins and this new arrival. Exactly what is going on between these two families risks erupting into a thunderous climax and a deluge of emotions as heavy as any summer storm!