Day 22 – 30 Days of Christmas

Boy, do I have some treats for you today! First up is an anthology I’m in, Love Me Dead. This is a ghost story anthology and my story is Rousing Caine, about a man who is so in love with a man’s he’s been watching from afar that when his wife kills him, he can’t leave the man behind and becomes a ghost. The book also contains stories from the wonderful AM Riley and the luscious William Maltese. Joining me in today’s giveaway are authors M.E. Reid and Angelia Sparrow. Angelia offers up a book of 19 GLBT stories while M.E. gives us two romantic suspense books. Here’s info on the authors and books.

Love Me Dead

Featuring Rousing Caine

MLR Press

M/M, ghosts, erotic paranormal romance


Blurb for Rousing Caine:

Jason Rockham has lost faith in others and himself. He no longer trusts and doesn’t believe in love. When he escapes to his cliffside home in Northern California, he meets a ghost who is the antithesis of everything he’s come to believe about people. Caine Carruthers fell in love with the laugh of a man he didn’t know. After his unexpected death, he sought out the man and found him bitter and disillusioned with life. With love in his heart, Caine sets out to show Jason that life is worthwhile and love is possible. Two incomparable heroes – a man who has lost hope and a ghost who believes love conquers all, including death. This story will make you laugh and cry and most of all… believe.

Howl At the Mistletoe

GLBT Anthology



19 short stories, including the gay Christmas Werewolf saga, kinky cosplayers, Rapunzel and Medusa in love and steampunk lesbians fighting zombies.

Angelia Sparrow is best known as an author of GLBT romance. She writes in a variety of genres, including horror, paranormal, fantasy and science fiction. She is a former library paraprofessional who traded her card catalogue for ten in the wind and the hum of the highway.

She works steadily on the newest pieces, haring off on tangents as the muses move her. WEBSITE


Memories Erased

Loose Id

Contemporary M/M Romantic Suspense



Devin Piers Nilsson is a cold-blooded killer; Ewyn Kelley Calderone is an Italian mob brat.  Both work at the same agency, yet they have never met. Then, one fateful night, Ewyn walks into a gay bar where Devin is a regular. The attraction between the two is instantaneous, but Ewyn isn’t alone.  He’s with his abusive lover, Gareth Varvarinski, a Russian mob heavy.  When the two have a violent altercation in the men’s room, Devin comes to Ewyn’s rescue, believing Ewyn is worth the risks.

However, Ewyn has secrets. Secrets that create a conflict of interest for Devin, secrets that test his loyalty to Devin, and Ewyn’s secrets perpetuate murder. Devin ignores the consequences of what being with Ewyn could mean and Ewyn’s world of secrets soon explodes around them, becoming deadly at every turn.

Ewyn has a physical confrontation with Devin’s ex. A member of the Russian mob goes after Ewyn and ends up dead in his jail cell.  Then, someone kills Gareth Varvarinski, Ewyn becomes the prime suspect, and once again, Ewyn has a secret he’s afraid to share with Devin. Yet despite that lack of trust, Devin races against time to find a killer before Ewyn is the next victim.

Memories Erased: Treachery

eXtasy Books

Contemporary M/M Romantic Suspense



The boys are back. Mob brat Ewyn Calderone and covertop Devin Nilsson

Two years ago, Ewyn Calderone escaped the subjugation of domestic violence.  The love and support of Devin Nilsson helped Ewyn reclaim his self-esteem.  Now his fragile self-confidence is tested when his brother, the Calderone mob boss vanishes, Ewyn becomes head of the family, and his pregnant niece and her sister die in a purported accident.  The baby survives and Ewyn becomes her guardian.

Days later, police report the deaths are homicides then ask about the women’s dubious lifestyles.  Ewyn has no answers and the panic of self-doubt re-emerges.  Can Ewyn and Devin, with the help of law enforcement friends, unravel the mystery of the child’s paternity and the deception of the nieces’ lives before the child becomes the killer’s next fatality?

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, M.E. Reid currently resides in Bullhead City, Arizona.  Very reclusive (shy). When not writing, or mired in research, she spends her time enjoying the company of her two adopted/rescue pets, Apache, a Giant Schnauzer and Mason, a Weimaraner.  Besides reference manuals and the extensive use of the Internet, quite a bit of her research is via Discovery, National Geographic, History, and Military channels watching crime/police/forensics, law enforcement, and CIA/DOJ documentaries.  She is an insatiable reader, has eclectic tastes in music, and for writing purposes, she uses Marie E. Reid. Emily Wade-Reid, and M. E. Reid depending on the genre. WEBSITE

Four great books you can win today so leave a comment on this post by midnight Pacific time for your chance to find these in your inbox! Happy Holidays everyone!

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20 Responses to Day 22 – 30 Days of Christmas

  1. Elva says:

    I’m interested in ME Reid’s books. I would love to win one of these novels…romantic suspense is what we need to forget about the woes of the world today. Reid makes me remember how much I enjoyed reading when I was in my twenties, losing myself in the suspense while living vicariously through the heroine.

    • Lex says:

      Hi Elva, if you win, you win all of the books, not just ME Reid’s books. And there are no heroines in her stories, since they are gay romantic suspense. Just wanted to make sure you understood what you would be getting if you were the winner.

  2. Emily Tardy says:

    More great books! Again thank you for having this awesome contest =D

    Emily T

  3. Nancy Gilliland says:

    Great choices today! More for the wish list.

    nancyg5997 at gmail dot com

  4. Renee' S. says:

    Lex can we have the M/M Genres as future giveaways all the time??? Pretty Pleasssssseeee!!!!!! LOL You select the most interesting books & authors to read.
    Take Care & Happy Holidays,
    Renee’ S.

  5. JoAnna B says:

    Wow! Another amazing giveaway! I love M/M!

    Beckerjo at Verizon dot net

  6. Tracey D says:

    Wow. All the books sound great. More for my must have list.

    booklover0226 at gmail dot com

  7. Sarah S says:

    Great picks they sound great

    Sarah S


  8. I haven’t read any of these. More to add to my buy pile 🙂

  9. Joder says:

    I enjoy reading the m/m genre and think this selection of books sounds super good. Thanks for yet another great giveaway!

    joderjo402 AT gmail DOT com

  10. Rain says:

    This is a nice selection of reads. 🙂

  11. Amber Hall says:

    These all sound great as usual!

  12. Cathy M says:

    Another great selection, Lex. ME is a new author for me, and those storylines sure give us some intense romantic suspense.

    caity_mack at yahoo dot com

  13. Cyn says:

    Loving all the books you have in the give away.

  14. Loves ghost or haunting stories as well as anthologies. You have quite a range today and all look good. Thanks again for everything.

  15. Sarah Kalaitzidis says:

    Oh my god so many great books AND ALL OF THEM ARE Yaoi!!!! (aka.M/M) OMG!!! YEY!!! THANKS FOR THE GIVEAWAY!!!

  16. eeper says:

    I’m interested in the anthology and the ghost stories 🙂 even if it’s not really the season for ghosts.

  17. Jibriel says:

    I’m particular interested in Howl At the Mistletoe

    GLBT Anthology. 🙂

  18. Anne says:

    These are all new to be authors, but Lex. I’m particularly interested in the romantic suspense by Reid.

  19. Joanne B. says:

    Great picks again, Lex. Thanks for the giveaway.