New Releases: Week of November 17, 2015

Northridge | Jace Payne

Northridge

After eighteen years of being homeschooled and isolated from the world, Wesley Kent finally gets a chance at freedom when he’s accepted to Northridge University. The news overwhelms his psychologically unstable mother, pushing her toward a violent breakdown. But despite the episode, Wesley arrives in Northridge and meets Bryce, a sexy upperclassman and his new roommate.

The pair struggle, unsuccessfully, to disregard their hormone-fueled attraction toward each other. Wesley soon discovers a secret box buried in the nearby woods. The contents ignite a dangerous chain of events which threatens to extinguish their new romance—along with their lives.

The Square Peg 4: The Final Round | Jane Davitt & Alexa Snow

The Square Peg 4: The Final Round

Reeling from the news of his mother’s death, Shane heads back to England to face a hostile father. Benedict’s with him every step of the way, providing a shoulder to cry on and an escape from sorrow by way of their increasingly powerful and intense scenes.

Grieving and guilty, seeking a reconciliation with his father, Shane makes a hasty decision that brings him peace of mind, but at a heavy cost to his relationship with the man he loves. Is it time to call it quits or time to grow closer still? In the wake of his loss, Shane finds that question doesn’t have a simple answer — but questions of the heart never do.

The Sea Between Us | Neil Plakcy

The Sea Between Us

When Adam and Javier met in Mi Amor, Adam was a late-night party boy and Javier an early-rising hard-driving real estate developer. Javier encouraged Adam to leave town for business school—but does he still love the new, more adult Adam who returns with his MBA? Will the big venture Javier began while Adam was away tear apart their relationship? And, most importantly, will his conservative Cuban-American parents ever condone his marriage to another man?

Into the Sunrise | Becky Black

Into the Sunrise

On the day her son leaves home, Lorna Friern makes a long-planned escape from her loveless marriage. With one suitcase, her laptop, and a box full of books, she leaves L.A. to drive to a new life in a house she’s inherited in Long Island. On the same day, after Northern Californian wildfires burn down the motel where she lives and the bar where she works, Zoe Bradshaw decides to move on again. Her destination, Las Vegas. Maybe. Or home to her family. Maybe.

The two women meet on the road and when Zoe’s old junker of a car finally gives up the ghost, she accepts the offer to travel with Lorna for a while. perhaps all the way to New York. Lorna wasn’t looking for romance so soon after leaving her marriage, but chance put Zoe in her way and Lorna doesn’t want to leave her behind. Sharing a car and motel room beds, the two women learn each other’s histories and secrets. Only at the end of the journey will they know if they’ve escaped the past to ride off together into the sunrise.

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