Category Archives: Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words)

Retro Review: The Gift of a Birthday by Amy Lane

Blurb The short is from The Granby Knitting series, and it features Jeremy.   It’s Aiden’s birthday– but he’s the one who got Jeremy a very special gift.    This is a short epilogue for The Granby Knitting series, that includes The Winter Courtship Rituals … Continue reading

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Recent Release: Mason and the Dog Wrangler by CL Etta

Publisher Pride Publishing https://www.pride-publishing.com/book/mason-and-the-dog-wrangle Blurb Sorrow’s grip is relentless until a rambunctious ball of fur and a handsome dog wrangler break its hold. Four years after his partner died, leaving him to raise their daughter alone, Mason Ford still grieves … Continue reading

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Valentine Review: Together Tied (Marshals #3.5) by Mary Calmes

GoodReads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38560762-together-tied?ac=1&from_search=true Blurb To celebrate Valentine’s Day, you’re all invited to spend some time with my marshals. I put a short novella on Instafreebie of Miro and Ian having dinner with their boss Sam Kage and his husband, Jory … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Established Couple, Established Couple/Sequel, Gay, Holiday, Instafreebie, m/m, Mid level angst, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Part of a Series, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day | Leave a comment

Holidays: Eugene and the Box of Nails (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by Jaime Samms

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Every time it seems like things are looking up for Eugene Kraft, disaster hits. Bankruptcy, a bigoted sibling, and a back-breaking accident have all left him with little money and less faith in the universe. His … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Beth Jumper, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Monthly Theme, Part of a Series, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Standalone | Leave a comment

Holidays: New Game, Start (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by CS Poe

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Reclusive medieval scholar, Edgar Royal, has a crush. On a guy. Not a big deal, except that said guy, Walter Chase, is a famous online gamer who has no idea Edgar even exists. Edgar has harbored … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Geek/Jock, Geek/nerd/techie/gamer, Heat Index, Holiday, Humor, Little to no angst, long distance love, m/m, Mary D, Mild/low level heat, Monthly Theme, Part of a Series, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Standalone, writer | Leave a comment

Holidays: Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by T.A. Moore

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Ever since ghostwriter Jason Burke ended up in loco parentis for his orphaned niece, Mallory, he’s been trying. He goes to parent/teacher events, and he makes packed lunches, so he definitely didn’t mean to forget about … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, DA, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mary D, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Monthly Theme, Part of a Series, second chance at love, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Single Parent, Standalone, The one that got away, writer | Leave a comment

Holidays: All Creatures Great and Small (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by Kasper Quill

Dreamspinner Press https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Growing up an orphan meant Charlie never celebrated Christmas. He’s committed to making sure his newly adopted cat, Max, doesn’t miss out like he did. Unfortunately, he discovers that giving Max the perfect Christmas might be … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Cinderella/Cinderfella, class difference, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Gay, Geek/nerd/techie/gamer, Heat Index, Holiday, Humor, m/m, Mary D, Mild level angst, Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Standalone, Virgin | Leave a comment

Holidays: A Timely Gift (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by Kris T. Bethke

Dreamspinner Press https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Sometimes the right gift can be life-changing…. On the solstice, Rory’s grandfather gives him a pocket watch that he claims will have Rory’s life sorted and his problems solved by Christmas. Rory starts out skeptical, but … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Little to no angst, m/m, Magic, Mary D, Mild/low level heat, Monthly Theme, Paranormal, Part of a Series, Reconcilliation, second chance at love, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Standalone, The one that got away | Leave a comment

Holidays: The Storm’s Gift (2017 Advent Calendar – Stocking Stuffers) by A.D. Ellis

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Snowed in together in their college dorm, two men share a quick connection that creates enough heat to spar with the blizzard outside. Rory Blackwell plans to rejuvenate his mind and repair his battered heart after … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Beth Jumper, Book, Christmas, College/University, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Holiday Romance, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Monthly Theme, Part of a Series, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Standalone | Leave a comment

Holidays: The Mature Man’s Guide to Surviving Change (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by Chris Scully

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb In the sunny playground of Palm Springs, growing up was something confirmed bachelor and bad-boy chef Joel avoided at all costs—until a close friend’s death made him reevaluate his priorities. Ever since, he’s been dedicated to … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Families/Weddings, Friends to lovers, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, m/m, Mid level angst, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Older MCs, Part of a Series, second chance at love, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Standalone, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment