Publisher: JMS Books LLC (July 8, 2012)
Amazon Kindle: The View from 16 Podwale Street
April 1939. Warsaw, Poland. To the casual observer, the houses on Podwale Street look very much alike. Yet at 16 Podwale, nothing is as it seems. Within, the walls hold many secrets that could destroy the lives of its inhabitants as they witness the city’s ever-mounting tide of Nazism. Wealthy recluse Elwira Malinowska is more an observer than participant in life. In her seclusion at 16 Podwale, she watches the world pass her by. Then Raz Zielinsky comes to work as a housemaid for her father, and Elwira’s life is suddenly divisible by two -- the time before Raz and the time after. Years pass, and the women become lovers. They depend on each other. Elwira is Raz’s protector, and Raz is Elwira’s conduit to the outside world, where people speak of nothing but the continual threat of war with Germany. Elwira, a steadfast Catholic, believes Pope Pius XII will intervene to save Poland from the rumblings of a maniac and an imminent invasion. But when the Pope fails to mediate peace and the political situation worsens, Elwira and Raz plan their escape to freedom. Will their plan succeed? Or is it already too late?
472) Lisabet Sarai - Quarantine
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Total-E-Bound Publishing (September 10, 2012)
Amazon Kindle: Quarantine
Love is contagious. But when love is forbidden, the whole world's a prison. Dylan Moor will do anything for freedom. Seven years ago, a gay plague spread to heterosexuals, killing millions and sparking brutal anti-gay riots. The guardians rounded up men who tested positive for the Homogene and imprisoned them in remote quarantine centres like desolate Camp Malheur. Since then, Dylan has hacked the camp's security systems and hoarded spare bits of electronics, seeking some way to escape. He has concluded the human guards are the only weakness in the facility's defences. Camp guard Rafe Cowell is H-Negative. He figures the lust he feels watching prisoner 3218 masturbate on the surveillance cameras must be due to his loneliness and isolation. When he finally meets the young queer, he discovers that Dylan is brilliant, brave, sexy as hell - and claims to be in love with Rafe. Despite his qualms, Rafe find he can't resist the other man's charm. By the time Dylan asks for his help in escaping, Rafe cares too much for Dylan to refuse. Dylan's plan goes awry and Rafe comes to his rescue. Soon they're both fugitives, fleeing from militant survivalists, murderous androids, homophobic ideologues and a powerful man who wants Dylan as his sexual toy. Hiding in the plague-ravaged city of Sanfran, Dylan and Rafe learn there's far more that their own safety at stake. Can they help prevent the deaths of millions more people? And can Rafe trust the love of a man who deliberately seduced him in order to escape from quarantine?
473) Nemo Euler - Luck
Paperback: 302 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (July 10, 2012)
Amazon Kindle: Luck
The Luck Saga. Adventure, action and romance across two galaxies as they collide and merge
On planet Luck Prime a boy is born. He is named Gabriall and it is his fate to change the destiny of two galaxies… but he cannot do it alone! LUCK - volume one of The Luck Saga. Gabriall, now a cadet at The Rider Academy, and his Ridemate, Tontonn, are trained to mind-mesh with self-aware intelligent machines and to fly the mighty Steel Hornets. A near-fatal crash with his Hornet leaves Cadet Gabriall stranded on the beach of a remote deserted island. He is rescued by The Sky Lord, Thozan Vinnavan, and it is love at first sight… The three young men grapple with their emotional bonds until they join forces and take to space in Thozan Vinnavan’s amazing Intergalactic Starship. While exploring the outer reaches of a solar system, they encounter the overwhelmingly potent and mysterious alien powers that will prove to be the challenge of their lives!
474) Susan Laine - Mending Fences
Paperback: 154 pages
Publisher: Siren Publishing, Inc. (September 11, 2012)
Amazon: Mending Fences [Cowboys of Snow Lake 3]
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Getting his life back together is not an easy task for Clayton Jennings, a rodeo cowboy who was accidentally outed as gay in front of his fiancee. He finds himself alone, drunk, and beaten up on a daily basis. Enter the knight in shining armor. Jesse Brown, the sheriff of Snow Lake, rescues Clayton. Healing the man from the pain of physical wounds is one thing. Healing him from the hurt of self-loathing and sense of worthlessness is another. Jesse has his work cut out for himself if he means to save Clayton from his enemies-and himself. The only way to do that is teach the cowboy who has lost everything to accept that maybe he's not a charity case after all, but the object of a man's desire, adoration, and love.
475) Eric Arvin - SuburbaNights
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (July 11, 2012)
Amazon Kindle: SuburbaNights
Sequel to Suburbilicious. SubSurdity: Book Three. On Jasper Lane, Cassie Bloom is gearing up for Halloween; Becky is expecting, and her father is overbearing and paranoid; Rick and James are their usual happy selves, though James has developed a porn obsession; Terrence is putting together an all drag cheer squad; and David is helping Cliff transition from adult film star to bodybuilder. Of course, that’s just what’s going on at the surface. This is suburbia, and its underbelly is teeming with secrets. Like what’s up with that rather odd family that moved in down the street—the family with the big cross in the front yard who look nothing alike. Like where Cassie’s son, Jason, has disappeared to and why he hasn’t called. Like what on Earth Nanna Hench is doing with a scooter, a megaphone, and a clown car full of religious zealots. When Cliff suddenly disappears, Jasper Lane goes on high alert. Terrence posts fliers, and Rick and James scour the gym. David is determined to get his husband back, but when he goes missing too—and with Cassie and Melinda on a road trip to find Jason—it’s up to Terrence to solve the mystery and save the day.
476) Andrew Grey - Unconditional Love
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (July 13, 2012)
Amazon: Unconditional Love
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A Seven Days Story. Can a person’s life change in just one day? How about seven? Donald Pottier and Jason Greene are barely more than boys when they meet on Chincoteague Island, Virginia. A day of crabbing soon turns them from strangers to friends, then to something more, but the boys’ time is limited: at the end of the summer, Jay will leave Don and the island behind. But Fate has more in store for Don and Jay than a summer of might-have-beens. Through eleven years of friendship, pain, love, loss, sickness, and misfortune, seven days stand out. Seven days define and shape the people they are and the relationship they share. Seven days of reunions and separations, accidents and serendipity, rejection and acceptance, disappointment and hope lay the foundation no romance can survive without: unconditional love.
477) Alex Jeffers - You Will Meet a Stranger Far from Home
Paperback: 196 pages
Publisher: Lethe Press (July 14, 2012)
Amazon: You Will Meet a Stranger Far from Home: wonder stories
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From the author of Safe as Houses and The Abode of Bliss, ten wondrous tales of yesterday, today, and tomorrow--of our familiar world and others. An American teenager meets Adonis on a sailing cruise off the coast of Turkey. A merchant of the Silk Road encounters a dog--and a brother--from another world. An old lady on a distant planet attempts to help her great-grandson grow up in a world that will soon forget women ever existed. A Massachusetts boy refuses to visit fairyland. Another American teenager on vacation encounters three fallen angels and is transformed. Alex Jeffers's first collection of fantastical stories is a treacherous box of delights.
478) Charlie Cochrane - Lessons for Survivors
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Cheyenne Publishing (July 15, 2012)
Amazon: Lessons for Survivors
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Cambridge, September 1919 Orlando Coppersmith should be happy. WWI is almost a year in the past, he's back at St. Bride's College in Cambridge, he has his lover and best friend Jonty Stewart back at his side and-to top it all-he's about to be made Forsterian Professor of Applied Mathematics. With his inaugural lecture to give and a plagiarism case to adjudicate on, Orlando's hands are full, so can he and Jonty afford to take on an investigative commission surrounding a suspected murder? Especially one which must be solved within a month so that a clergyman can claim what he says is his rightful inheritance? The answer looks like being a resounding "no" when the lecture proves almost impossible to write, the plagiarism case gets turned back on him and Jonty (spiced with a hint of blackmail), and the case surrounding Peter Biggar's death proves to have too many leads and too little evidence. Orlando begins to doubt their ability to solve cases any more, and his mood isn't improved when there seems to be no way of outsmarting the blackmailer. Will this be the first failure for Coppersmith and Stewart? And how will they maintain their reputations-professional, private and as amateur detectives?
479) Jeffrey Luscombe - Shirts and Skins
Paperback: 228 pages
Publisher: Chelsea Station Editions (July 16, 2012)
Amazon: Shirts and Skins
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A remarkable debut novel from Jeffrey Luscombe-a compelling series of linked stories of a young man's coming-out, coming-of-age, and coming-to-terms with his family and fate. Josh Moore lives with his family on the 'wrong side' of Hamilton, a gritty industrial city in southwestern Ontario. As a young boy, Josh plots an escape for a better life far from the steel mills that lined the bay. But fate has other plans and Josh discovers his adult life in Toronto is just as fraught with as many insecurities and missteps as his youth and he soon learns that no matter how far away he might run, he will never be able to leave his hometown behind.
480) L.A. Witt - The Healing & The Dying
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Samhain Publishing (June 4, 2013)
Amazon: The Healing & the Dying (Tooth and Claw)
Amazon Kindle: The Healing & the Dying (Tooth and Claw)
Doing the right thing could destroy everything… Tooth & Claw, Book 2. Levi, Ian, and Darius escaped death-by-wolf-pack by the skin of their teeth, but they’re not out of the woods. The wolves are relentless. Help from humans? Not likely. Their only hope is a vampire commune in remote western Canada—if they make it in one piece. Even then, there’s no guarantee they’ll be offered sanctuary. First challenge is to get there. Sunlight is deadly. Money is dwindling. Police and wolves alike are on the hunt. Worse, Levi hasn't recovered physically or emotionally from the accident that broke several of his bones and killed his best friend. He desperately wants Ian or Darius to turn him, which would heal his wounds, speed their escape, and sever his last tie to the wolves that made his life hell. Yet Darius hesitates, caught between his desire to help his lover, and fear that once this is all over, Levi and Ian will have no use—or desire—to keep him in the picture. And that’s assuming they all make it to the end of this alive…
481) Bebe Balocca - Carved Into Her Heart
Publisher: Total-E-Bound Publishing (September 16, 2012)
Amazon Kindle: Carved into Her Heart
The gargoyles of Invercreutch Castle fascinate Jasmine with their grotesque beauty. When night falls, she learns that there’s more to them than meets the eye... Jasmine has always been drawn to medieval castles, even though she was raised in the American Midwest. She’s thrilled when she comes upon Scotland’s fabled Invercreutch Castle, hidden deep in Argyll Forest. Three stone gargoyles atop the castle, in the shapes of a dog, a snake, and an eagle, are eerily lifelike. When darkness falls, the statues shift from their gargoyle forms into their human shapes. Jasmine is terrified at first, but quickly sees that only passionate pleasure awaits her at Invercreutch. Through the long night that follows, Jasmine learns that her arrival is no accident. She also discovers that creatures of stone can be hot-blooded, hungry, and full of life. Persuaded by the seductive embraces of Feargus, Niall, and Maeve, Jasmine begins to sense her true place in the world. She remembers that she is an intergral part of the magickal history of Invercreutch. Jasmine now has a choice to make—does her heart belong in the bright daylight world of today or in the timeless moonlight magick of Argyll Forest?
Lisa Worrall - Laurel Heights
Paperback: 532 pages
Publisher: Silver Publishing (April 30, 2012)
Amazon: Laurel Heights
Amazon Kindle: Laurel Heights
Detectives Scott Turner and Will Harrison are sent undercover after an apparent murder/suicide in Laurel Heights, an exclusive gay housing community. Will the two closeted officers be able to hide their attraction while each believing the other is straight? And is there a killer amongst them waiting to claim his next victim?
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