Kylie Marshall is the baby sister of three, over protective man whores. Besides her hatred for her dad, her life was going pretty good until her father got a promotion and got transferred. Now she has to get used to a new school, with new people and make new friends which doesn't turn out so bad until she runs into Julian, the schools feared bad boy and player. Kylie feels drawn to him, however when he claims that she belongs to him in front of a crowd that just pushes Kylie to try and shove her feelings aside. But they both have a past that they both wish could be forgotten. Will they give each other a chance?
Valerie had always been labelled as the "goody- two- shoes" and the "nobody", she only ever had her three friends that knew the real her. She lived day in, day out being mocked and being called names, that is until she met Finn. Valerie needed to figure out who her real friends are and who she really trusts. She changed everything about herself, but will she regret her choices?
"A car wreck leaves Ryan with a facial scar he believes people find unsightly. But not Sean, a smiling tattoo artist who doesn't judge a book by its cover.
Sean manages to find the beauty in everyone, including gruff and defensive Ryan. He refuses to be put off by the hard mask behind which Ryan hides. But convincing Ryan to open his heart is proving to be quite a challenge.
When someone from Ryan's past offers him what he wants most in the world, Ryan has a decision to make. Which voice will he listen to --?? his heart or his head?"
"Detective Thomas Doyle has been living a lonely, compartmentalized life ever since the death of his life partner, Aiden. He vowed never to let anybody get close to him again -- the pain of losing a loved one is too much to bear. Despite his vow, Thomas is lonely, and has a number of one-night stands, sexual encounters with unnamed men he doesn’t care to remember. Then he meets Elias.
Elias Byrne knows the pain of abuse and rejection intimately. Unable to escape the clutches of his older brother, Elias dreams of someone to love, and of being loved in return. He admires Thomas, but the detective never pays him any notice. In a desperate attempt to get closer to him, Elias steals his wallet, then gives it back the next day.
Pretty soon, Thomas feels a strong attraction to the fiery, arrogant, younger man. Elias intrigues him, but he resists his growing feelings because he doesn’t want to get hurt again.
When Thomas rescues Elias from his abusive brother, can he also rescue them both from the loneliness that threatens to consume them? Can Elias conquer the detective’s hardened heart and find the love he always longed for? Or will Thomas stubbornly refuse to give himself another chance at love?"
"Alex walks down the road of his life, apparently without any detours. He has a job, friends, a nice apartment and a girlfriend who meets his needs. A smooth life lived on a smooth road.
But when Daniel shows up at his door, Alex meets the first bump in the road -- which turns out to be more like a boulder -- in his way.
Daniel is a gorgeous, warm, affectionate man, one who will force Alex to deal with something that happened years ago, something that made him take the safe route through life. With Daniel, he finally realizes that he'd shut down his true self, he begins the most difficult part of his journey -- the one that could take him to Daniel and to happiness."
"Pete is an improbable Santa Claus ringing his bell on the sidewalks of New York. He might need this job, but he doesn't have to like it. Impulsive and a little rough around the edges, Pete has a big warm heart, and when he sees the homeless man reading a book on the pavement, he is intrigued.
Lucas is a deaf-mute who fled an ex-boyfriend who wanted to use him as a prostitute. He is cold and isolated, but the very not-ordinary Santa Claus ringing a bell nearby makes him smile.
When Lucas is attacked and robbed, it gives Pete the opportunity to invite him home for Christmas. But can they live together long-term? Will Lucas's bid for independence break their hearts or bring them to deeper understanding?"
"Erin E. Keller's three best-selling gay romance stories in one box set! Contains the stories:
Elias: Thomas Doyle and Elias Byrne couldn’t be more different. A loner cop and a tough kid with a very hard life and a history of violence. Elias makes his way through Thomas’ life with no regards for rules and roles. He wants Thomas, he wants to be seen. Accepted. Even if he doesn’t know how to reciprocate. Their story has the potential to crash them both, especially when Elias’ life gets in the way.
His Scar: A car wreck leaves Ryan with a facial scar he believes people find unsightly. But not Sean, a smiling tattoo artist who doesn't judge a book by its cover. But convincing Ryan to open his heart is proving to be quite a challenge. When someone from Ryan's past offers him what he wants most in the world, Ryan has a decision to make. Which voice will he listen to -- his heart or his head?
Silent Night While dressed as Santa Claus, Pete meets Lucas, a deaf-mute living on the streets. When Lucas is attacked and robbed, it gives Pete the opportunity to invite him home for Christmas. But can they live together long-term? Will Lucas's bid for independence break their hearts or bring them to deeper understanding?"