Twenty years ago, Paxton Marshall realized he liked boys, in particular, his brother's best friend, Brad. Pax now runs a successful art gallery, but he's never found anyone who stirs his heart the way Brad did. Brad Watson is back in town for his 20th high school reunion. However, the celebration of long-ago days is the last thing on his mind. He's there for one reason: to finally tell Pax how he feels. Pax is shocked to learn Brad is not only gay, but also interested in him. Dating a man in Ames Bridge isn't as simple as it sounds, though.
After quitting his teaching job on the heels of a scandal, Beck Davis moves to the house his grandmother left him in Ames Bridge. He finds the town stifling, but it's a quiet place to hide while he regroups. Or so he thought.
I never imagined the protector I longed for would be a mob boss who demanded complete control. I shouldn’t have gone to Lucien’s office. Once I looked into his eyes, I couldn’t leave. He commanded me to kneel. Beg. Obey. I couldn’t help myself. One taste, and I craved more. Lucien vowed to protect me from his enemies...But who’s going to protect my heart from him?
I’m a former FBI agent. Now I’m on the opposite side of the law as part of an underground vigilante organization. When the fight to stop a crime ring pairs me with a pawn shop owner, it’s hate at first sight. Fun fact: Hate and desire aren’t mutually exclusive. To further the investigation, Marcus and I must pretend to be boyfriends. Too much time spent in close proximity has me wondering if Marcus might have the power to thaw my icy heart.
Avery loves his job as a makeup artist, and he’s ecstatic to be Twink of Honor in his best friend’s wedding. He’s more than capable of supporting himself but longs for an older man who’ll take care of him. Graham Hillingdon has finally repaired his relationship with his son, and he’s thrilled to be part of his son’s wedding, though he wishes he had a plus one to bring with him. He has yet to find a man who appreciates both his dominant and nurturing sides - maybe even someone to call him Daddy. When Avery and Graham meet at the wedding, attraction sizzles between them.
I thought I was straight. I thought protecting my identity mattered more than anything besides family. Then, Emilio came to me for protection. It's my fault he’s in danger, and no one is going to touch him. No one besides me.
When I met Julian, I wanted to hate him. He's my opposite in every way. But I want him like I've never wanted anyone else. To win him over, I'll have to do the impossible, prove I can be reserved and restrained.
Everyone says I need discipline, but no one's willing to give it to me until I meet my match. I can't stand the arrogant man who refuses to cower at the mention of my family's name. But my hate isn't strong enough to keep me from wanting everything his hungry look promises.
I should never have approached Remington's car. I knew he was dangerous, but he needed help, and I was sure he could pay well for it. When he offers me an astronomical sum to stay with him for two weeks, I can't say no. Even then, I know when our time is up, I'll wish we had forever. Remington cares for me like no man ever has, and I can’t help falling for him. But how could a crime boss be my Prince Charming or give me the fairytale happily-ever-after I’ve always dreamed of?
Wren has contemplated the fine line between pleasure and pain for years, but when he finally gets up the nerve to make his fantasies reality, things go terribly wrong. His father’s best friend Leo comes to his rescue, and Wren knows instantly that Leo is the perfect person to introduce him to the world he longs to explore.
I’m a sniper. A trained operator. A bodyguard. A member of the elite private security force known as Vigilance. When my boss’s son acquires a stalker, of course I’m the one he calls to keep the guy safe. Mr. X’s one rule? Keep my hands to myself. Not a problem. At least, not until I meet Lane Porter. He’s gorgeous. Flamboyant. Fascinating. He makes me want things I can’t have. He stretches my self-control to the limit...and then breaks it.
Cameron didn’t realize how much he loved his grandparents’ bakery until Angelo Marchesi, a man he’s hated since high school, threatened to take it away. But Cameron owes Angelo a debt. A debt he can’t pay...Unless he accepts Angelo’s indecent proposal and risks finding out how thin the line between love and hate really is.
Sean uses his sassy mouth and bratty behavior to distance himself from others. He’s afraid to care too deeply for anyone or anything. But the walls he’s built have turned his life into a hot mess. He can’t settle on a career, he’s rarely on time, and his only real friend is his roommate. No matter how many times he resolves to change, he falls right back into his old patterns. Then, he meets Blake, a man who’s not afraid to use a firm hand with Sean.
What Graham and Avery thought would be a single night of pleasure turned into so much more. Their needs and desires lined up perfectly, and by the time they parted after three glorious days, they both knew there was far more than lust between them. Living in different towns makes continuing their relationship challenging, but Graham visits Avery most weekends, and their bond deepens.
I used to be CIA. Now I'm a tattoo artist and a vigilante. When a new hire at my shop gets too curious about my less-than-legal activities, he needs all the protection I can give him. He wants a lot more. More than I should be willing to give. And yet, the longer I keep him close for his own safety...the more I want him in my bed.
Luke Sumner has spent his whole life being coddled after nearly dying as an infant. At 21, he is more than ready to break free from his restricted world. He hasn't told anyone he's gay, and he's only just admitted his kinkier needs to himself, but he hopes to work up the courage to say something to the older man who has captured his attention.
My life is a mess. I've become the loser my father expected me to be, and now I'm stuck on his ranch. The only good thing in this scenario is the foreman, Blake. I never thought a hot, older man like him would notice me, yet he sees the hidden part of me that longs for someone to care. I wasn't sure I wanted a Daddy, but I love the way Blake takes care of me, challenges me, pushes me to be my best self. I want to make him proud. I want to keep him, even though we seem to belong in different worlds.
Two cops walk into a bar. Mason, the bartender, waits for the punch line, because no way in hell are these ridiculously hot men real cops. They're straight out of a cop-fetish fantasy. But he quickly learns that Jack and Gray are the real deal, and they want him in the worst way.
Several months ago, Thorne hired Riley as an escort. They fell hard for each other and ultimately made their relationship personal rather than professional. Every moment they spend in bed is pure bliss, but good sex can't solve all their problems as they struggle to make things work between them. Thorne convinces Riley to move in with him, but their differences in age and income weigh more heavily on Riley once they share a home.