Day 18: 30+ Days of Christmas 2013


The winner of yesterday’s historical books is Fedora! Congrats!

Today, I’ve got a couple of my fave authors along for the ride. They’re both from my local RWA chapter, OCC. In addition, one of my fellow EC authors is joining us to help make this a great MM day! Air Force pilots, vampires and werewolves, ancient Romans, and a klutzy children’s book author paired with a self-made man…it all sounds sooooo hot!

Afterburner_200Afterburner by Lex Valentine



Sebastian “Bas” Marchetti has spent his life doing two things, hiding his sexuality and flying. Born into an aerobatic family, Bas learned to fly long before he could drive. After a stellar career in the military that encompassed a turn as a U.S.A.F. Thunderbird and a test pilot, Bas leaves the service when his father dies in order to take over operations of the Flying Marchettis. Fully out of the closet and unwilling to return to it, Bas struggles with the demons of his past military career when he meets test pilot Ryder “Flip” Beckett. Together, Ryder and Bas find a love that neither is willing to give up. With Ryder living the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, they struggle to have a normal relationship. Bas loves Ryder enough to be his dirty little secret. However, that’s not enough for Ryder who loves his man so much he’ll risk court martial to be with Bas.

DoctorChicken200Pen Name – Doctor Chicken by KC Burn


Author’s website


Sometimes Stratford Dale feels like Doctor Chicken consumes his life. It’s his pen name for a series of wildly popular children’s books. They were his brainchild; he meant for them to be a way to pay his many bills while he pursued his dream of publishing graphic novels. But the Doctor Chicken contract was a raw deal; instead, he churns out book after book for a pittance, leaving him broke and no closer to his dreams.

Stratford’s dreams of love have fared no better, but he’s still trying. After yet another disastrous date, he’s intrigued by a man going into a cooking class—so he takes the class too. Vinnie Giani is a successful, self-made man who is charmed by Stratford’s bow ties, sharp humor, and clumsiness—which leads to an opportunity to take Stratford in for stitches. Vinnie is, above all, responsible, having taken on the care of his mother and sisters from a young age. Perhaps it’s natural when he begins to treat Stratford more as a child who needs a parent than as an equal partner. But when Vinnie tries to “fix” Stratford’s career woes—including the Doctor Chicken problem—and ends up making the situation worse, their fledgling relationship may not withstand the the strain created by blame and lies.

A New Orleans ChristmasA New Orleans Christmas by Louisa Bacio


Author’s website


Vampires and werewolves don’t mix … or do they?

Before there were three, there were two. When a vampire swoops in to save Trevor from a rogue gang’s blood sport, the werewolf must fight his own inhibitions. The magic of New Orleans and the holiday season bring together these two unlikely lovers.

beautifulone_9781419947049_msrBeautiful One by Kerry Adrienne


Author’s website


Kallistos, a shy playwright, has been chosen to compete at the Great Dionysia festival in Athens. His plays are strong, but he faces Sophocles, the man who has won almost every contest. Kallistos, the beautiful one, has eschewed intimacy—yet the dark Alexios pierces his armor with philosophies he’s never considered, and he falls hard.

Alexios, a shepherd, aspires to be an actor in Athens. His trip plunges him into a plot of deceit and lies when Sophocles hires him to sabotage his competition. Sophocles promises money and a part on stage—but challenges Alexios’ beliefs and honor.

Though uncomfortable with the lies, Alexios woos Kallistos, finding himself deeply drawn to the man. As the performances near, Alexios must decide which he wants more—his lover, or his lifelong dream of fame and a career. While Kallistos faces issues of trust and forgiveness, and must ponder where life is truly lived—on stage or in reality.

Inside Scoop:  This book contains hot, sexy scenes of M/M interaction in a public bathhouse and in private. Come on in, the water’s fine.

Ooh, la la! Four hot MM books for your pleasure. For a chance to win them all, comment on this post by midnight Pacific time (3 am Eastern.) If you happen to have read them already, leave a comment about that and you could win an audio book!

Happy Monday!



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26 Responses to Day 18: 30+ Days of Christmas 2013

  1. Paul Berry says:

    Looks like a great series of books! I love the covers! Great giveaway!

  2. Jim Evans says:

    Being in New Orleans, The Vampire and Werewolf book appeals to me, big time! Great cover and content! Isn’t New Orleans the paranormal hub of the south? hmmmm.. Makes me wonder about the neighbors, LOL.

    Merry Christmas!

  3. Anna says:

    Sounds good, please count me in.

  4. Everything is so hot! I’m loving these books! <3

  5. Yolanda says:

    Love MM days. Thanks for the contest.

  6. Lisa G says:

    I’d like a shot at these – what fun!

  7. DebraG says:

    Very nice collection.

  8. bn100 says:

    Interesting covers

  9. Barbra says:

    Yikes! Great sounding group of books. 🙂

  10. Emily W. says:

    Awesome collection of books, please count me in!

  11. Wow – awesomely hot novels from some awesome authors!

  12. Sarah baseley says:

    All sounds good.

  13. Joder says:

    WOWZA! This selection of books sounds awesome! Crossing my fingers I can get my hands on these!

  14. Christine Whitten says:

    Please count me. Would love any of these books. 🙂

  15. JJ says:

    Please count me in too.

  16. Trix says:

    Fantastic selection!

  17. Callie says:

    Please count me in!

  18. ilona says:

    The books look good. Count me in please.

  19. Jen says:

    Great giveaway! Please count me in. Thanks.

  20. Midia says:

    Count me in. Thanks.

  21. Yvette says:

    Great selection! Count me in please.

  22. Traci B says:

    They all sound so good! I would love to win one!

  23. Ashley E says:

    Haven’t read any of these yet, but they look yummy!

  24. Gabrielle says:

    What great sounding books!

  25. Brenda R says:

    Looks like a great batch of books! Would love to win them.

  26. Jean says:

    Have a peaceful Monday! These books look fun.