New Releases: Week of July 18, 2017

Hilltops 3: Diversity | Faith Starr

Hilltops 3: Diversity

Mitch Dorian and his two brothers successfully run Hilltops–a club catering to individuals who enjoy exploring their sexuality–but his brothers must now focus their attention on running Dorian Publishing, the family business. This leaves Mitch with the sole responsibility of operating the club. He feels an overwhelming need to prove his capability.

Allie Emerson is an English teacher and dance instructor who’s adjusting to riding solo after ending a long-term relationship. Mitch is her longtime secret crush but because her best friend Emily is dating Derek Dorian, Mitch’s brother, she needs to keep her passion to herself. When Allie discovers Mitch shares her affections, the sparks fly.

They keep their relationship under wraps for fear of causing animosity in the family. Mitch questions his relationship with Allie, concerned the distraction will adversely affect his ability to successfully manage the club. Allie does not want her heart broken again.

With tough love and helpful insight from friends and family, Mitch learns a valuable lesson–sharing his heart not only enhances his potential, but it actually improves it. Because love has a way of doing that to a person.

Cops and Canine Cupids | Deirdre O'Dare

Cops and Canine Cupids

Law enforcement can be a tough, lonely business. A canine partner can help a man stay sane, but what he really needs is that special guy who will be there for him through think and thin. Sometimes the dogs of one or both of the men involved take a paw to making sure their beloved master(s) hook up! Playing cupid for a hard-headed cop can be tough duty, but a smart dog is up to the challenge.

Luckily, Craig has his sidekick Samson, who wins Roy over (Saved by Sam); Dan has to rely on the other guy’s dog but Trek’s Commando has all the tricks he needs (Dogjacked), and Boz has two dogs working on him–his own Athena and Jake’s Snick to force them to meet and team up (Snickelfritz in Love).

  • Note: Saved by Sam and Schnickelfritz in Love were previously released; Dogjacked is a new story.

Edge of Night 2: Death by Starlight | Alexis Duran

Edge of Night 2: Death by Starlight

In Betwixt and Between, Ian and Zeke fought a battle against the queen of the dark realm in order to be together. Now, just when they think they might settle into as normal a life as elves living among humans might be able to expect, a new enemy threatens to tear them apart. While Zeke helps the shaman Alistair in his hunt for an elusive mermaid, Ian is called to confront a wicked nymph preying on tourists along Seattle’s waterfront. Zeke and Ian soon discover that the defeated Queen Ysolde has spread her evil into the sea realms, and danger lurks beneath every wave. But it’s too late to stop an escalating series of confrontations that lead to disappearances, death and the possible end of light in this world.

As Ysolde plots revenge and a mysterious prince seeks to win Ian for himself, the ancient war between light and dark sweeps Ian and Zeke into its maelstrom of hate, testing their trust for each other to the utmost.

Abducted Hearts E-Boxed Set | Douglas Black

Abducted Hearts E-Boxed Set

Douglas Black’s “three for the holidays” trilogy, Abducted Hearts, is now available in a convenient boxed set at a great price

Left Behind
Faced with the prospect of spending Christmas alone with his daughter, Havana, in the house he used to share with his husband, widower Stewart Robertson heads north to a campsite in Glen Coe in the Scottish Highlands. There, he meets Gary James, an American parapsychologist with beliefs very different to Stewart’s own.

The sexual attraction is instantaneous, and overwhelming, and when Gary asks Stewart to spend Christmas with him and his friends in Fort William, Stewart agrees. Knowing next to nothing about each other, the two quickly start a physical relationship.

Stewart, emotional, angry and still reeling from the recent death of his husband, doesn’t know if he’s ready to start dating again, but he can’t deny that he wants Gary, a man who is keeping a secret that threatens to derail any chance of a happy ending before they even get started.

Highland Gathering
Recently widowed, Stewart Robertson agrees to spend New Year’s Eve with Gary James, a man he only met a few days before Christmas. There’s a lot they don’t know about each other, and despite Stewart still reeling after discovering Gary’s big secret, he remains undeniably drawn to the American parapsychologist.

Gary is keen to make things work with Stewart, but he doesn’t know if the man will be able to accept his unconventional job, let alone his belief in all things paranormal. Gary hopes to show the man that his work is more normal than it might first seem by bringing Stewart and Stewart’s daughter, Havana, to a haunted castle in the Scottish Highlands.

Stewart is excited by the prospect of spending more time with Gary. He’s also excited to not spend New Year’s Eve alone in the house he used to share with his husband.

Accompanied by Eleni, a skeptic who takes an instant dislike to Stewart, and Phoenix, Gary’s crazy ex, their ghost-hunting adventure promises to be one hell of a ride. Whether Gary and Stewart are still hanging on at the end of it remains to be seen.

Haunted Heart
Widower Stewart Robertson hasn’t known Gary James long, but he doesn’t want to let the man out of his sight. Gary wants to be with Stewart, but he knows Stewart is going to find it hard to accept entering into a new relationship so soon after the death of his husband, Archie. With Valentine’s Day approaching, Gary wants to make things official, but life is never easy.

Even if Gary can convince Stewart a new relationship isn’t going to tarnish Archie’s memory, he also needs the man to accept his beliefs and his job investigating everything from aliens to the paranormal. On top of that there’s the stress of selling Stewart’s house and the weird phone calls Stewart has started receiving that are verging on harassment.

In the end, the question seems to be not do they want to be in a relationship, but will they be able to overcome all the obstacles in their path, and leave behind Stewart’s past so they can have a future together.

  • Note: All of the stories in this e-boxed set were previously released by Loose Id as single titles.

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