It's hard to understand why some people feel the need to hurt themselves, especially when they seem to have everything they need or want out of life. So how do you help someone bent on a path of self-destruction? And what can you possibly do when it's someone you love? This short but powerful story is about a young man who discovers his lover is a "cutter." Simply asking him to stop doesn't solve the problem. As much as he hates to do it, he lays down an ultimatum that will hopefully save their relationship ... and his lover's life.
Corey Evans and Ian Coltraine comprise the pop duo 2ICE. Their romance is told in the novel Beautiful Disaster. But before they became lovers, they were simply band mates on tour.Render, an accident onstage leaves Corey hurt and vulnerable. This flash story is a slice of life look at the beginnings of something more than mere friendship between Corey and Ian. You don't have to read Beautiful Disaster to enjoy this story, but if you want to learn more about the guys, definitely check it out!
"Willis Moore is a detective with the Richmond City police department who was suspended after a case he was working on went sour. After his first day back on the force, he cruises downtown Cary Street off-duty, looking for a little action. What he finds is a street punk and hustler named Corey who reminds him of a previous lover. Will wants a piece of Corey, and won't let his badge get in the way of hooking up. Note: This is part of the first chapter of the novel, Tricked Out . To read the full story behind Will and Corey, pick up the full book today!"
"Johnny's job at the campus library isn't as glamorous as it sounds. In fact, when the wheels of the returns cart get stuck in the gap between the floor and the elevator, he's ready to just quit right there. But a stranger's kindness leads to chance encounter that improves Johnny's whole semester."
"In the jungles of Vietnam, First Lieutenant Stu Willis met Private Richmond Patterson and fell hard for the new recruit. Their brief romance burned bright, but the very war that brought them together finally tore them apart. This isn't the happy-ever-after you're looking for, but it is one of the best stories I've written to date. So consider yourself warned."
"Mack puts up with Brad’s flirtatious banter because he doesn’t think there’s anything serious about it. But when Brad goads him into a race, Mack takes the opportunity to find out just how far the younger biker will go when they’re finally alone."
"A Vic and Matt Story It's the weekend of the Super Bowl. Vic is looking forward to a quiet Saturday with his lover, but Matt has organized a party at their place for the big game and a trip to the grocery store is in order to stock up on drinks and chips. At the store, they run into Mrs. Kowalewsky, their landlady. When a trio of ruffians terrorize the feisty old woman in the parking lot, Vic finds the superhero in him called to action. This fast-paced, sizzling hot short story is offered for free as a sample of my work and to introduce readers to my superhero characters, Vic and Matt."
"Three years and Stefan's yet to find that certain someone who can take him to the precipice of lust, dangle him over the abyss, and shove him headlong into the darkness of his own desire. Someone who drives him to the edge but won't let him fall. Someone he can trust completely, body and soul, someone he can lose himself in. When a local gay bar called the Code hosts a fetish night, Stefan goes looking to be conquered. There Stefan meets the man of his dreams, known only as ""Master."" But when put to the test, can he prove himself worthy of such a man?"
"It's been a few years since Matt diLorenzo gave his lover Vic Braunson a copy of The Kama Sutra for Gay Men, which doubled as a handy reference guide to the superpowers Vic got every time they made love. The book is well-worn and scribbled in, and the guys haven't seen it in years. But there's one position they never got around to really trying out ... Vic tries not to bring a bad day at work home with him, but Matty can be persistent. Once he uncovers what's bothering Vic, Matt does his best to make his lover forget about everything but him. But Vic is still moody the next morning, and when he returns to work, one thing after another gets him hot under the collar. His foul mood simmers all day. Then he hits the gym after work, and his anger bursts into flames when someone makes the move on his guy. Will Matt be able to put out the fire before anyone gets hurt?"
Hartley and his sister are cervidae, human in form with deer-like features. They're coming home from a late movie and only have a few moments before midnight strikes. When the Hunt starts. Hartley knows he's tempting fate and urges Giselle to run. Almost silent in the darkness, a pair of felidae -- half-human, half-lion -- stalk their prey. The lioness, Leanna, chases after Hartley, closing in for the kill, while her cousin Tau races behind her, eager to catch the buck first. But something more than bloodlust runs through his veins tonight. He's hungry for Hartley, yes, but Tau desires him for more than just a quick meal. He wants to claim the buck as his own. Can the shadowed alleys of downtown Richmond hide this forbidden animal attraction?
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