Day Twelve: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

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Yesterday, I had my Air Force guys Bas and Ryder up for grabs in Afterburner and Breath of Heaven. Breath of Heaven is a Christmas story, meant to make you cry and still warm your heart with love and the spirit of Christmas. I know what it’s like to have bittersweet Christmases like Ryder. More than ever, I feel the need to connect with that spirit because Life has conspired to take so much from me. Yet even in the face of losing my babies and sleeping in my car, I try to give back because if I don’t then I’ve given up and I’m not ready to give up. As I type this, I don’t even know if we’ll be able to pay for the motel room by Monday morning, which is frightening and stressful for us.

This holiday season, please try to give back to someone, to pay forward any favors and kindnesses given to you throughout the year.  There are many people out there who are suffering in different ways. Even small acts of kindness matter especially during the holiday season because not everyone can have a happy Christmas and like Ryder, find that the holiday is bittersweet at best.

So the winner of yesterday’s books and audio book is…Didi! Yay!

Today, I have MM author Stephanie Lake with a gay historical called His Second Chance.

Stephanie Lake is the pen name for a husband/wife team who enjoy writing historical M/M (gay) romance with happy endings and steamy middles. We hope you enjoy His Second Chance, the first book in the His Second Chance series. We’d love to hear from you, so check out our website for contact info at: https://sites.google.com/site/stephanielakeauthorcom/home

Stephanie and Lake joined forces with Jules Radcliffe, another author of queer historical fiction, to produce a monthly newsletter with news and updates on what we’re doing, plus competitions, and giveaways. http://julesradcliffe.us10.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=076191e5c5ec5e9c6bfd29696&id=c42fdeb897

Read an interview with Stephanie and Lake by Super Hot Romance author, Shannon Nydia at: http://www.shannonnydia.com/stephanie-lake.html

Read an interview with David and Randall at: http://loosenyourid.com/second-chance-dear-reader/

Also read, For a Fortnight, an epilogue to His Second Chance at: http://loosenyourid.com/fortnight-epilogue-second-chance/

sl_hissecondchance_coverinHis Second Chance

A handsome sailor once stole his heart – can Randall forget him in the arms of another?

The Seventh Viscount of Torring, Randall Blair is more than disgusted with unfaithful lovers.  When his last lover announces his engagement to the current reigning belle, Randall decides to suppress his true nature and follow suit.  He is determined, once and for all, to forget the dark sailor who slipped in and out of his life five years before.

Lady Prudence Wedgewood has, for a member of the fair sex, unquestioned beauty, and shows a surprising wit, which will entertain Randall, even if her well-proportioned body does not arouse his desires.  The marriage should at least be, bearable.

Lieutenant David Wedgewood has always been beyond discreet with his unnatural attraction to men.  An attraction, which years ago, nearly set Randall’s bed aflame for a blissful, torrid week.

The Blair and Wedgewood wedding plans unfold flawlessly, until Lady Prudence’s brother returns: Randall’s long lost sailor.

David returned for only one reason: to save his beloved sister from a marriage destined to bring nothing but pain.  Marriage to a sod!  He will kill Randall if that’s what it takes to stop the wedding.  And he is willing to seduce Randall, to prove that this marriage can only end in disaster and heartbreak.

Available at most electronic book stores, including: Loose Id / ARe / Amazon / Barnes & Noble

I’ve been a fan of MM historicals for years and this one looks like a great one! For a chance to win this book, leave a comment on this post before midnight Pacific time. And come back every day through the 30th for more chances to win books!

Before I go, I want to let you know about one more opportunity to get a free MM book. If you didn’t get a chance to win a copy of Broken Bonds, the book I started off this giveaway with, check out InstaFreebie: https://www.instafreebie.com/free/u4Yqq. Just a little holiday goodness for everyone who hasn’t read this book.

Happy Holidays!

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Day Eleven: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

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I love vampire books so it’s with great pleasure that I give away the two books from Day Ten. Many thanks to Evelise Archer for donating The Vampire’s Coqui! And the winner of Evelise’s book and my TVC book is… Laurie Nouse!

Now, to start of the 2nd third of the month, I’m going to give away two books and an audio book. All three are related, one is an audiobook and one is a Christmas story. I love military stories and long before Extraction came to be, there were two Air Force flyboys who loved each other…

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The specter of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell hovers ominously over the romance between former USAF Thunderbird pilots, Sebastian Marchetti and Ryder Beckett.

Sebastian Marchetti has spent his life doing two things, hiding his sexuality and flying. After leaving the USAF, Bas meets active duty pilot Ryder Beckett. Bas loves Ryder enough to be his dirty little secret. But Ryder loves his man so much he’ll risk court martial to be with Bas.

Buy Links: MLR Press / Amazon / ARe

Available in Audiobook at Audible.

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breathofheavenBreath of Heaven

Sebastian Marchetti and his husband Ryder Beckett are flying high since their retirement from the Air Force. They’re still young, still hot for each other and enjoying life as a married couple and members of the Flying Marchettis aerobatic team. When tragedy strikes their extended family, the couple become parents overnight and the demons of Ryder’s past return with a vengeance. With the Marchettis and the entire town of Forza pitching in to help, Bas and Ryder strive to make Christmas unforgettable for a special little boy and his newborn brother while laying to rest past and present pain.

Buy Links: MLR Press / Amazon / ARe

So that’s two ebooks and one audiobook you can win! Leave a comment on this blog post for a chance to win and come back all month long for more MM book giveaways from me and other authors!

Happy Holidays!

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Day Ten: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

30daysofchristmas2016We’re one third of the way through the month now and there’s more and more good books, new authors, and long time favorites coming up soon! Yesterday I introduced you to a new author and today we have a winner of her book! The winner of Qeturah Edeli’s book and my extra sweeten the pot book is… Sula! YAY!

Today’s featured author is Evelise Archer with a MM paranormal! I love vampire paranormals. They’re my favorite, so today I’ll sweeten the pot again with a vampire paranormal of my own.  Read on to find out about Evelise and The Vampire’s Coqui!

evelise-archer-button-2Evelise Archer is living her dream with her loving husband, dog, and a family that visits often. Once fueled by desire for a strong cup of coffee, Evelise switched her beverage of choice to tea. Evelise can be found reading her favorite books on her e-reader or in front of her lap top spinning her next tale.

Email: evarcher5@gmail.com

Blog: http://sexyforreview.blogspot.com/

Website: http://evelisearcher.blogspot.com/

Face Book: https://www.facebook.com/evelise.archer.5

Twitter: @EveliseArcher

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/evarcher5/

https://www.google.com/+EveliseArcher

Amazon Author Page http://goo.gl/O9MqZJ

Book Strand Author Page http://www.bookstrand.com/evelise-archer

ea-dp-vampirescoqui-fullThe Vampire’s Coqui

Diablo loves his ranch, his horses, and the men he works with. He also has certain proclivities which the C & L Ranch caters to. Diablo is a Dominant and a one hundred and fifty year old vampire who desperately desires a mate and permanent sub.

Newly graduated from Veterinary School, Kristoph Karlisle answers the Vet Needed ad for the C & L Ranch. The little coquí shifter is better suited for the warmer climate and eagerly heads south towards a new job—and his fated mate.

Diablo hopes his mate is as open-minded as the other residents of the C & L Ranch, where hog tying takes on a whole new meaning.

Buy Links

Book Strand / Amazon

ThrobbingVampireCockNow, to sweeten the pot I’m going to give away my version of TVC.  In my case TVC stands for Throbbing Vampire Cock, the name David Simmer II of Blogography gave to my vampire romances. He even made a little TVC cartoon. Isn’t he cute? I love him. Every time I see him, he makes me laugh. I can never thank Dave enough for that little cartoon!

BreatheMeIn_200Breathe Me In (This book was an Honorable Mention for the Best Gay Paranormal in the 2011 Rainbow Awards)

Life is good for vampire Wilson North. His family left him well off. His job as an estate attorney is prestigious, well paying, and non-demanding. He’s gay and out and never had any issues being either. In fact, until the day he ended up beneath his car, bleeding out and only a few pints of blood from a sure trip to the Afterworld, life had never been a challenge.

When Will meets his destiny in the form of an enigmatic Magia named Garrick Forrester he finds the challenge of his life. Garrick’s gay but doesn’t live an openly gay life. Instead, he hides his nature behind his ownership of a BDSM club. The two men instantly know they are mates, but that doesn’t smooth the path to their bonding. Garrick wants Will but threats from his past convince him that the only way to protect his lover is to leave him. Shocked by Garrick’s ability to walk away, Will struggles to understand why his mate doesn’t want him. For the first time in Will’s life, something isn’t easy and he must fight for what he needs or give up his chance for happiness.

Drawn together by destiny. Torn apart by self-doubts and fear. Two men on the cusp of a dream must set aside the lives they’ve always lived for a chance at a new and brilliant future.

Warning: This book contains virgin sex between a sexy self-sacrificing wizard who’s never been catcher and an angelic-faced vampire who’s never pitched, a BDSM bad guy with dark magic, a mysterious royal Acerbian, and a host of characters from previous Tales books who do everything from implode buildings to change diapers…all to help two reluctant heroes find true love.

Now, run! Go quickly! Leave a comment on this blog post for a chance to win a great vampire book by Evelise Archer as well as little TVC from me! And don’t forget to come back every day this month for more MM book giveaway goodies!

Happy Holidays!
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Day Nine: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

30daysofchristmas2016I love this time of year. Readers seem so surprised that every day there’s another book or two to win. They almost seem afraid to come by. I wonder if they think they’ll find the giveaway is over or it’s not true. At any rate, there is always a winner during the 30 Days of Christmas and today’s winner of the Day 8 books is…Maggie Lane! WOOT!

Now, for Day Nine I have another new author you may not have heard of! Qeturah Edeli is a fellow Loose Id author and I guarantee you’ll like what she has to give away! I know I want to read it! 😉

Qeturah (said Keh-to-rruh) is a funny-talking unnatural blonde obsessed with bees. A translator, poet, and erotic romance novelist, Qeturah lives in snowy hinterlands most of the year.

Website: http://qeturahedeli.strikingly.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/qeturahedeli

qe_prickofthethistleHeartwood 1: Prick of the Thistle

Despite Lord Duncan Friseal’s surly disposition, William finds the heir to the wealthy highland thanedom of Faoltaigh irresistible. After Lord Friseal saves William from a fate worse than death, William grows obsessed with his penetrating fuck-or-kill gaze and aches to discover what lies beneath Lord Friseal’s great kilt. Lord Friseal appears ignorant of William’s affections, but no matter; William has dealt with his fair share of capricious men and it will be only a matter of time before Lord Friseal succumbs and gives him what he craves.

Lord Friseal realizes too late how dangerously attracted to William he is. He cannot resist the temptation of a man who knows exactly what he wants and where he wants it. Constrained by his station, clan, and religion, Lord Friseal must decide if his passion for a sensuous but traumatized Englishman is worth risking his family’s future and the fate of his immortal soul. Circumstances continue to thwart his swelling sentimentality as William proves to be emotionally distant for all his sexual appetite, and Lord Friseal’s intrusive houseguest, Moira MacKenzie, draws ever closer to the truth.

Does that book not sound delicious? Now, to sweeten the pot, I’m going to add a book to today’s giveaway! How does a little magic sound?

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Bi-sexual wizard Randall Wise is the quintessential good guy. Still single at thirty, he’s never had a relationship or even a brush with love. Rand is convinced that good guys finish last at love and decides he needs to change if he’s ever going to find a mate of his own. Then he looks out his bedroom window to find that the sexiest guy he’s ever laid eyes on has moved in next door.

Brendan Thorne is gay, klutzy, and to his thinking, ordinary. At twenty-six, he’s got a baby face that makes men treat him as they would an innocent little brother. Determined to at least get laid, Brendan sexes up his appearance and finds his hot new neighbor ready and willing to do the dirty with him. The sex is amazing and both Rand and Brendan sense it’s the start of something more. But is it real love or just magic?

Available at Amazon Kindle Unlimited and in Audiobook.

Two books for your pleasure today! For a chance to win these books leave a comment on this post! And don’t forget to come back every day this month for a chance to win free books and audiobooks!

Happy Holidays!

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Day Eight: 30 Days of Christmas 2016

As you may have heard if you follow me on Facebook, I lost another sister a few days ago.  I only have one sister and my oldest brother left. The sister I have left I don’t communicate with. My brother is the one member of the family who has always gotten along with everyone. He just turned 76 on the 18th of November and he has a bad heart. As horrible as it sounds, I was more afraid that Jeannette’s death would upset my brother Tom and affect his health than I was upset over her passing. I knew she’d been ill and in the hospital. I knew she was weak and her health very poor. And when I heard she’d passed I realized her suffering was over, so my next step was to worry about my brother.

But he seems okay. Whew. My daughter, Annicka, will give him a call tomorrow to catch up with him. She’s worried about her Unk too. But we’re okay. Sad, but okay. All of you who have left your condolences on my Facebook account please know that your words and prayers are appreciated.

30daysofchristmas2016And now, let’s bring the mood up and give away a book and audiobook! Yesterday, I featured Lucy Felthouse, who offered up a copy of Love on Location in both ebook and audio. And the winner of those books is…Jen CW! WOO HOO!

Today, my featured author is another fellow MLR Press author. Please welcome, Shawn Bailey! Shawn has offered to give away a copy of The Way He Makes Me Feel, a book I did the cover for! Here’s the info on Shawn and his book! Make sure you check out his website so you can see all the other great books he has to offer for MM readers.

Shawn Bailey writes from New Orleans, Louisiana. Shawn is an avid manga and yaoi novel collector and watches a lot of Japanese anime. When she’s not writing, Shawn works as a financial analyst and looks forward to one day retiring, going to writing conferences and traveling to Asia. Of course she will have to get over her fear of flying. She is currently working on several new gay romance manuscripts which she hopes to get published in the near future. Shawn currently writes for MLR Press, Siren-Bookstrand, Phaze Books, Dark Hollows Press and Fireborn Publishing.

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thewayhemakesmefeel_200The Way He Makes Me Feel

Love sometimes means forgetting your fears and taking chances.

Budding mangaka Sage Norton has more fears than should be allowed. He’s afraid to fly, crowds scare him and he’s a bit of an introvert. A big publishing company is trying to get him to sign with them, he wants to do it, but the idea of traveling 67,000 miles scared the shit out of him. That equated to 13 hours and 56 minutes of flight time. Since the airplane crash that took his mother life and almost took his, Sage can’t even pass by the airport or stand to hear an airplane flying overhead without panicking. Then the owner of the company sends his grandson to convince Sage to sign with them. Sage takes one look at the handsome guy with the tailored suit, stylish haircut and who smells like paradise and thinks it’s time to take his older brother Aiden’s advice and give life a chance.

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Doesn’t that sound great? For that alone you should leave a comment on this post! But, I promised you all an additional treat and here it is!

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Trey Beaumont is cautious, conservative and conventional. As a gay FBI agent, he can’t afford to be anything else. That is, until the day the mailman puts a wedding invitation into the wrong mailbox. When Trey finds two wedding invitations in his mail, one addressed to him and the other to his new neighbor, his cautious demeanor is tested. The new neighbor is none other than the man Trey crushed on in college.

Taking the invitation over to Jordan Smithson’s condo leads to dinner and the discovery that he and Jordan share a lot more than he ever imagined. Not only is Jordan in law enforcement too as an officer with the Seattle SWAT team, he’s also gay. The final shocking discovery is that Jordan had a crush on Trey in college. With their attraction to each other out in the open and sizzling hot even after six years, Jordan asks Trey to step out from behind the conservative front he shows the world and take a chance on them. It’s up to Trey to make a leap of faith, accept his attraction to a man he hasn’t seen in six years, and fly in the face of convention. If he can, all his dreams could come true.

Available on Amazon Kindle Unlimited.

So there you have it! One comment on this post and you’re entered for a chance to win a copy of the amazing Shawn Bailey’s The Way He Makes Me Feel AND a copy of my short story Flying in the Face of Convention! Hurry! Comment now!

And don’t forget to come back every day this month because I have more authors to feature and more books and audiobooks to give away!

Happy Holidays!

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