Day Twenty-One: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

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OMG! What a day yesterday was! I’m so happy to be able to pay forward a little what people have done to help me over the past year. If I can make 30 readers happy over the course of the month with the gift of some MM books, I’m a happy camper. So yesterday, we had Sloan Parker giving away a copy of her book Take Me Home and I sweetened the pot with a book of my own. The winner of those books is…Robert Johnson!

Today, I have a very special treat for you! Laura Baumbach, owner of MLR Press, is often known for being just that, a publisher. But before Laura became a publisher, she was a much lauded author of MM books! I’m so excited to have one of her books to give away today, so excited in fact that I’m going to sweeten the pot yet again with something of mine!

lauraheadshot_2016_akmRecognized in 2010 by ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE as ‘a pioneer of the M/M romance genre’, Laura Baumbach is the multi-award winning author of short stories, novels and screenplays. Author of one of the first recognized published resource articles on the category of m/m erotic romance, For the Love Of Man, for ERWA Writer’ Resource article published in September 2008. She is the founder of the only RWA Chapter for GLBT romance author, Rainbow Romance Writers.

Winner of the coveted 2016 RWA Passionate Ink Award for Best Contemporary novella, JACKSON & NICK, Laura is also two time winner of the EPPIE AWARD, one for the adventure paranormal novel THE LOST TEMPLE OF KARRTIKEYA in 2008, and one for the romantic suspense novel MEXICAN HEAT in 2009, (with a FINALIST for the sci-fi novel DETAILS OF THE HUNT in 2007).

MEXICAN HEAT was also a FINALIST for Best Gay Romance in the 2009 Lambda Literary Awards, and received an Honorable Mention at the 2009 San Francisco Book Festival, as well as several RWA chapter awards. Mexican Heat won a coveted CataNetwork Reviewers’ Choice Award for 2009.

DETAILS OF THE HUNT was selected as a Semi-finalist in the 2007 Shriekfest Screenplay competition (in its mainstream ‘buddy’ version) as well as becoming the Winner of Best Telefilm in the aTalentScout, Winter 2004 TV writing contest, and the Fort Bend Writers Guild Screenplay writing Contest for Spring of 2005.

She was named runner up the LRC Best of 2016 Awards for Best Series, and given an Honorable Mention in both the Best Contemporary Story and Best Couple categories. She was also nominated for Best Author 2016. Her sequel to the best-selling novel A Bit of Rough, Roughhousing, was 2007 Reviewers’ Choice Award Winner.

Laura devotes herself full-time to publishing and writing. She is the owner of ManLoveRomance Press, a small publishing house that specializes in gay erotic romance, mystery and fiction. (http://www.mlrpress.com) MLR Press was founded in January of 2007.

website: http://www.laurabaumbach.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laura.baumbach.94

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraBaumbach

51px2qzohkl-_sy346_Rough Ride, #2.5 in the Rough Series

James Justin’s family distanced themselves from him when they learned he was gay. Since then, he’s buried himself in his career so ‘friends’ are really just acquaintances. This holiday season would have been just another lonely time of the year. Except his new lover, Bram Lord, has no intention of letting that happen. Burly powerhouse Bram takes his cautious lover James on a wild ride through both their neighborhood’s slippery, snowy slopes and the even trickier winding trail toward love. Hot holiday heat!

Buy Links:

MLR Press: http://www.mlrbooks.com/Bookstore.php?bookid=ABOR02_5
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B006FD10XW/?_encoding=UTF8&tag=mp0def-20
Nook:http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/rough-ride-laura-baumbach/1107758934?ean=2940013548305
ARe:https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-roughride-651723-145.html?referrer=54061fb65a94e

Doesn’t that book sound like some holiday yumminess? It does to me! Now, I’m going to sweeten the pot with a werewolf / fae mating!

Sunstroked_200Sunstroked – Tales of the Darkworld Book Six

When wildling Corey Green discovers his mate is Seth Dylan, a tough as nails, dour werewolf from the McCallan clan, he thinks his life is set. However, Seth’s not out and doesn’t know if he wants to be. A pivotal sexual encounter between the men has Seth running scared and leaves Corey brokenhearted. The men meet again nearly two years later and this time Seth’s out but Corey’s dark depression is about to send him behind the Veil of the Jewel Box to the fae world. Seth’s determined to make up for running out on Corey, but the wildling’s sunny disposition has gone so dark it may be too late for them to build a life together. With love on his side, Seth sets out return the sunshine to Corey’s soul.

Warning: Contains two hot gay men who love sunshine, sex that makes the plants and trees grow, and a big bad wolf who will do anything to win the man he loves.

Buy Link for Audiobook

So for Day 21 you get the amazing Laura Baumbach and a little paranormal MM fun from me! For a chance to win both books, leave a comment on this post by midnight Pacific time! And come back every day this month for more book giveaways!

Happy Holidays!
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Day Twenty: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

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Yesterday we had the wonderful BA Tortuga giving away a copy of her newest release Catch and Release! The winner of Day 19 is…Blaine Hall!

Today, the MM goodness continues with a book from Sloan Parker!

sloanparker4_bw_202wAward-winning author Sloan Parker writes passionate, dramatic stories about two men (or more) falling in love. She enjoys writing in the fictional world because in fiction you can be anything, do anything—even fall in love for the first time over and over again. Her greatest moments in life are spent with her family, her friends, and her characters. To contact Sloan, find out about her books that are available for purchase, and read free stories, visit: www.sloanparker.com. If you’d like to be notified of new releases and get exclusive sneak peeks, be sure to sign up to receive Sloan Parker’s newsletter via her website.

SOCIAL MEDIA 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorSloanParker/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sloanparker
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sloanparkerfic/
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/SloanParker

sp_takemehome_coverlgTake Me Home

Aspiring television writer Evan Walker has been in love with his best friend since high school, but Kyle doesn’t do boyfriends. Never has. Never will. Evan knows it’s a bad idea to give in to desire when he wants more than a friend with benefits. He has a new dream job. Now all he needs is the dream partner.

Kyle Bennett is a mystery novelist with a severe case of writer’s block. He needs a change. He has three days on their cross-country train trip home for the holidays to figure out how to tell Evan he’s staying there for good. He also has to write the overdue pages for his editor. Only, he’s a little too distracted by the close quarters in their sleeper compartment—and Evan’s ass—to get much done.

The sparks that fly between them are hotter than ever. Good thing they have a real-life mystery to focus on: why people all around them, including Evan’s new boss, want to get their hands on a journal that once belonged to Kyle’s grandfather. When a blizzard traps them in the mountains, Kyle and Evan steam up the train’s windows and must finally face their true desires.

BUY LINKS:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Take-Me-Home-Sloan-Parker-ebook/dp/B00H91CC4U/

All Romance: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-takemehome-1371806-340.html

iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/book/take-me-home/id781178449

B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/take-me-home-sloan-parker/1108360839

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=9mPiCQAAQBAJ

Doesn’t that book sound yummy? I love friends to lovers. In fact, I love it so much, I’m going to sweeten the pot again! The winner of Day 20 will not only get Sloan’s book but one of mine too!

WhereSmoke-200Where There’s Smoke, The Phoenix Prophecy Book 3

Passion ignites the pages of Book 3 of The Phoenix Prophecy! With his true mate at his side, Zander sets off on a journey of discovery. Finding assassins on their trail and danger at every turn, Zander and Voth must face their fate together and fulfill their destiny!

A murderous father. A son with a price on his head. Zander’s year-long affair with a mysterious woman ends when she tells him that her abusive mate is the father he’s never known. The woman, a prophecy-dreaming immortal known as the Phoenix, explains that Zander has three brothers and that his father killed their mothers. Now, the Phoenix has dreamt of her mate’s death and Zander’s destiny. Voth is the Phoenix’s successor and Zander’s true mate. The two set out to find Zander’s brothers while eluding the assassins sent after them by Zander’s father. Passion burns hot between them, sealing their fate, as their journey leads them to fulfill the Phoenix’s prophecy.

BUY LINKS (All Vendors)

A wonderful book from Sloan Parker, a little shapeshifting from me…make sure you comment on this post by midnight Pacific time for a chance to win both books! And keep coming back in December for more chances to win MM books!

Happy Holidays!
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Day Nineteen: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

30daysofchristmas2016Wasn’t it great having S.J. Frost yesterday? Her book, like all the ones before it, sounds soooo good! So the winner of Soldier of Fortune and my pot sweetener, Extraction is…ButtonsMom2003! WOOT!

Today, I’ve got another treat for you! This is one of my favorite authors, with a new release, please welcome BA Tortuga!

Texan to the bone and an unrepentant Daddy’s Girl, BA Tortuga spends her days with her basset hounds and her beloved wife, texting her sisters, and eating Mexican food. When she’s not doing that, she’s writing. She spends her days off watching rodeo, knitting and surfing Pinterest in the name of research. BA’s personal saviors include her wife, Julia Talbot, her best friend, Sean Michael, and coffee. Lots of coffee. Really good coffee.

Having written everything from fist-fighting rednecks to hard-core cowboys to werewolves, BA does her damnedest to tell the stories of her heart, which was raised in Northeast Texas, but has heard the call of the  high desert and lives in the Sandias. With books ranging from hard-hitting GLBT romance, to fiery menages, to the most traditional of love stories, BA refuses to be pigeon-holed by anyone but the voices in her head.

You can find BA at:

Website: http:www.batortuga.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/batortuga

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/batortuga

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/batortuga/

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/batortuga

Blogger: http://batortuga.blogspot.com/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/batortuga/

Tumblr: http://batortuga.tumblr.com/

catchandreleasefs_v1Catch and Release

Dakota Landry just got out of prison after twelve years. If anyone can understand how that feels, it’s his new friend, Sage, who is determined to help him get used to life on the outside—and believes Dakota didn’t commit the crime he was in for.

Jayden Wilson is a former prosecutor who agrees to look into the case at the request of Sage’s lover, Adam. He sets out to prove Dakota is just another “innocent” ex-con, but once they meet, Jayden is more and more convinced Dakota just didn’t do what everyone thinks he did.

Trouble follows Dakota, and nothing is easy as he struggles to figure out how to live, now that he has choices. And Jayden isn’t sure how Dakota, or any lover for that matter, fits into his life. Their path from friendship to romance is a slow one, but Dakota begins to believe he deserves a chance at life, and Jayden falls a little more for Dakota every day. Now they just need to tell each other how they feel.

buy link: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/catch-and-release-by-ba-tortuga-7903-b

Aren’t you just dying to read that? I know I am! For a chance to win this book leave a comment on this post by midnight Pacific time. And remember to come back all month long as I give away more MM books!

Happy Holidays!

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Day Eighteen: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

30daysofchristmas2016Isn’t it great to find new authors? I love finding new MM authors. My wallet doesn’t and I know yours doesn’t either but it’s Christmas so that’s why I give you all a chance to get some great books for free. And the winner of AE Ryecart’s book is…Lee Todd! YAY!

After all those new authors I’ve been showing you, it’s time to spend a few days with authors you and I have known and loved for some time now. Today, I’ve got S.J. Frost for you! I’ve known S.J. for several years and created the covers for her Instincts series. So not only do I have a copy of her Soldier of Fortune book to give away, I’m going to sweeten the pot yet again with a copy of my newest novella, Extraction. So it’ll be two MM books for you to win!

S.J. Frost is an author of gay erotic romance stories. Some of her work includes the Conquest series, Instincts series, Terra series, and Paranormal Nobles series. She resides in Ohio with her family and pets. To learn more about her writing, please feel welcomed to visit www.sjfrost.com and http://sj-frost.blogspot.com/.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sj.frost.3

Twitter: SJ_Frost  https://twitter.com/SJ_Frost

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3009736.S_J_Frost

soldieroffortune_cover_frost_400xSoldier of Fortune

Mercenary. Gun for hire. Soldier of fortune. That’s Conrad Dane. Maybe he hasn’t always done things the right way in his life, but that doesn’t mean he’s a bad guy. And sometimes, it takes doing the wrong thing, to get the right results. These days, he’s backing out of the underworld, taking more jobs in the open in personal protection. He’s contracted to protect a rising politician and gets more than he expected. Not from bad guys, but from the politician’s son, Lucas.

Lucas likes the good guys, both in his favorite comic book superheroes and the men he forges relationships with. Conrad isn’t the kind of man he goes for, but that’s not stopping Lucas from being drawn to him, wanting to be closer to him.

Conrad and Lucas can’t deny their attraction toward each other. When someone targeting Lucas’s father pulls Lucas into danger as well, Conrad will do whatever it takes to keep Lucas safe.

Buy Links: MLR Press / Amazon / ARe

I love S.J.’s characters. They always pull me in. And I hope my sweeten the pot extra will pull you in as well!

extraction2_200Extraction

Two soldiers, former lovers, each think they are saving the other from a South American drug cartel, all the while rehashing their broken relationship.

Green Beret Shane Cullen has been undercover for the DEA with a South American drug cartel. Eighteen months into his assignment, and unbeknownst to Shane, the cartel’s number two man is captured by the U.S. Marshals and starts to talk. Shane’s mission becomes endangered. His Special Forces commander calls in a favor and pulls in Shane’s former lover and teammate Elliott Hutchens for an extraction.

Elliott hasn’t seen Shane in almost two years, since his lover walked out on him. But Shane’s in trouble and doesn’t know it, so Elliott can’t refuse the mission. Getting himself captured by the cartel in order to force Shane to rescue him is the easy part. The hard part comes when Shane discovers he’s the real extraction, not Elliott. Shane’s bad temper ended their relationship once before. Will it get in the way again or can these two soldiers work through their issues and find their way to a happy ever after?

BUY LINKS (All Vendors)

For a chance to win S.J. Frost’s Soldier of Fortune and my book Extraction, leave a comment on this post by midnight Pacific time tonight. Hubs will pick a winner in the morning. And don’t forget to come back every day this month for more MM book giveaway goodness!

Happy Holidays!

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Day Seventeen: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

30daysofchristmas2016Yesterday we had the wonderful Jules Radcliffe here giving away copies of TWO of her books! Gotta love those MM historicals! The winner of Day 16 is… Rick Stilson!

And now, for Day 17 I have another new author treat for you! A lovely Brit author! So please welcome AE Ryecart!

A E Ryecart writes mm romance/gay fiction. Filled with angst, high drama and emotional tension, she writes the books she likes to read. An avid people watcher, most of her writing takes place in a local café amidst the background hum of hissing coffee machines, where she can check out the other customers for character and story inspiration!

A born and bred Londoner, she may have moved to someplace more leafy but the city is still very much part of her DNA, which is why her books are set in and around present-day London, providing a thrilling, metropolitan backdrop to the main action.

Links

www.aeryecart.com

https://twitter.com/awritetodo

https://www.facebook.com/aeryecartauthor

stevie-and-mack-jpgStevie & Mack, Barista Boys #2 : Blurb

Theft, capture, and an offer impossible to refuse—life can change in a heartbeat.

When Stevie Allardyce is caught stealing food from Barista Boys, he doesn’t think life can get any worse. Starving, desperate and homeless, Stevie’s only crime is trying to survive another day.

Mack Porter is outraged when the filthy street kid is offered a job and a place to live at the café. Stevie’s a thief, caught red-handed, but it’s not long before Mack’s resolve to keep his distance crumbles as he falls under Stevie’s gentle spell.

Shared secrets bind them together. Two souls, once lost, find each other and discover life really can be full of hope, promise and love. But the street doesn’t give up its own without a fight and Stevie is faced with a stark and heart wrenching choice: do what’s demanded of him, or risk exposure? The life Stevie craves hangs in the balance, one wrong decision and he loses everything – including Mack.

Stevie & Mack is the second book in the Barista Boys contemporary gay romance series.

Each story charts the lives and loves of the men who work in a quirky little café in the heart of London’s Soho: Barista Boys, where it’s not just the coffee that’s hot.

A full length novel, approximately 62,000. Each book in the series can be read as a stand-alone.

Buy links

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M21PAE4  US

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01M21PAE4  UK

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01M21PAE4  Canada

https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B01M21PAE4  Australia

Stevie & Mack is currently enrolled in KU, until 6 January 2017.

Doesn’t that sound like a great series? For a chance to win Stevie & Mack, leave a comment on this post before midnight tonight Pacific time. And don’t forget to keep coming back in December for more great books from great MM authors. Tomorrow…SJ Frost!

Happy Holidays!

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