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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Christmas in July!

Christmas in July was a staple in the mountains of Pennsylvania (and I'm sure some other places in the US), so Fireborn has adopted this tradition. In celebration, I want to share the Fireborn winter holiday books with our readers. Unfortunately, I can't promise all of them will cool your blood, but who would want me to?

Christmas with Mesa by Cheyenne Meadows
contemporary sensual romance
20814 words, 109 pages in ebook

Fed up with being the pawn in her parents' continual bickering match, Kendall decides to avoid all the fuss and take a well-deserved vacation over Christmas with her rescued German shepherd dog, Mesa. Finding a pet friendly resort, she heads off for some much needed rest and relaxation only to bump into an old college boyfriend.

Jason and Kendall parted ways four years earlier when he graduated a semester early and left for graduate school, eventually losing touch with one another. Long ago buried feelings re-emerge as they get to know one another once more.
Can they re-kindle lost love and find a way to stay together or will history repeat itself?

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a re-release title.

Christmas Magic by Pelaam
gay fantasy sensual romance
11650 words, 61 pages

Mitchell is unhappy with his relationship with John and his life in general. Then he meets his store's latest Christmas elf, who is not exactly what he seems. Linwood fights to protect Mitchell but their differences may make forever impossible.

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a re-release title.

Heart-mate, Mine! (Moon Runners #1) by NJ Nielsen
gay paranormal sensual romance
40961 words, 186 pages

Liam Kantry wants to be with the man he has loved his whole life, yet incessant gossip and innuendos have labelled him the pack whore--a point he has never disputed. Now the rumours have come back to bite him in the arse.

Carlo Bruenelli is waiting for his heart-mate; he's one of the pack who truly believes they really do exist. In his heart he wants it to be his best friend, only problem is he knows Liam doesn't believe in heart-mates. What will it take to change Liam's mind? And should he even try?

Christmas is drawing near, and between snowball fights and the inter-pack gathering, Liam and Carlo find themselves caught up in the excitement and obsessing over what their future holds. Especially when a small child forms a bond with them. They learn there is more out there than they ever dreamt was possible.

Can Liam and Carlo work around the newness of their own mating to protect someone who needs it most? 

CONTENT ADVISORY: This work is a significantly expanded (almost tripled in length), re-edited re-release title.

Nikki's Dragon (A Dragon Dance Short Story Collection) by Jaymie Michaels
fantasy erotic romance anthology
31467 words, 165 pages

At the end of Apocalypse Dance, Nikki has become Queen and taken Bells as her husband and Prince Consort in the as yet unnamed area of the former United States that Nikki's supporters have claimed for her. These three stories continue the saga of Nikki, Bells, and their friends as the world, which ended with the Collapse, begins to slowly rebuild.

CONTAINS the works Merry Christmas Mister Dragon and Gift Wrapped Dragon--Xmas and Valentines stories

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a significantly re-edited and expanded re-release.

A Puppy for Christmas by Karly Maddison
gay paranormal romance
7364 words, 37 pages

Samoyed shifter Matt feels down when his neighbor Chase witnesses his feline boyfriend of two years break up with him. However, Chase is genuinely concerned and wants to cheer Matt up. He invites Matt over to his house. Once there, Matt can hardly wait to find out what kind of shifter Chase really is. After an intriguing kiss, Matt is invited for a romp through the nearby forest reserve in his dog skin, and it's here that he finally gets to see Chase's shifter form.

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a re-release title.

Keeping Faith (Unshakable #2) by Lexi Ander
gay menage contemporary thriller erotic romance
55543 words, 261 pages
Several months after Trent Harte was drafted into the NFL, he, AJ Barnes, and Brock Everette are settling into their new home in Miami. Christmas is approaching and they are excited to share another holiday season with each other. Unbeknownst to them, William Harte, Trent's estranged father double-crossed a deadly adversary and then disappeared. To draw William out of hiding, Trent becomes a target. In a horrible twist of fate, the kidnappers grab Brock instead leaving AJ and Trent scrambling to find a way get Brock back. Detectives believe Trent is responsible, and with each passing hour the likelihood of Brock returning home alive dwindles.

Brock traded his safety to ensure his lovers were out of harm's way. He would do it again even knowing he'd end up captured and restrained in a part of town that no one in their right mind would willingly go. The kidnappers are terrifying, but Brock is a fighter, holding onto hope with both hands. He must decide to either wait to be rescued or find a way to escape. Stuck between the wills of a ruthless assassin and an insane mob thug, something needs to happen soon or he'll never see Trent and AJ again.

gay contemporary sensual romance
13612 words, 69 pages

Morgan Ventry and Sam Ackland have known each other for three years. Morgan works at Sam's lodge as bartender, closing manager, and general all-around help, and has never once suspected Sam might be gay.

Sam has worked side by side with Morgan and had never suspected he was gay either. Both men have simply shoved aside any attraction, reminding themselves that it's stupid to fall for a straight man. Then they get snowed in by a Christmas blizzard, and have more time on their hands than they know what to do with--at least until they realize they are both gay, and attracted to each other. Then they have plenty of things they can think of to do...

CONTENT ADVISORY: This story is a re-release title.

gay fantasy sensual romance
10813 words, 62 pages

Alex loves making Christmas special for his customers despite his own sadness and loneliness. He employs Michael as store Santa, and when a would-be shoplifter, Jackson, is caught, he's persuaded to give him a chance. To Alex's surprise, he's attracted to Jackson, but he had no idea how to deal with it.

Will Alex get a touch of the heart from an angel to help him find the love he deserves?

NOTE: This is a re-release title.

Heads: Vampire (The Coin Toss #1) by Cheyenne Meadows
paranormal action sensual romance
44276 words, 228 pages
Charlotte believes love only exists in fairy tales, but agrees to attend a New Year's Eve party as a favor to a friend. A coin toss saddles her with a snobbish, immaculate vampire with a big ego, one who makes her grind her teeth. Yet, she can't pass up the golden opportunity to pester him with silly questions.

Ethan can't believe he's set up with a human female, one with horrendous taste in interior decorating and a quirky inquisitiveness that pricks at his final nerve. Unfortunately, the cards are stacked against him from the moment they meet. Danger and disaster bring them together, forcing them to lean on one another for survival.

Can they move past their vast species differences and find true love?

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is an extensively expanded and/or re-edited re-release title.

Tails: Werewolf (The Coin Toss #2) by Cheyenne Meadows
paranormal action sensual romance
50336 words, 253 pages

Timber believes true love only belongs in fairy tales, but reluctantly agrees to attend the annual social event of the season and meet her blind date for the evening: a werewolf.

Rock doesn't need the complication of a human mate, not with the present pack alpha stepping down, a violent struggle to claim the position a few short days away, and a deadly rival set upon taking the throne for himself.

Will they pull together as fate deemed in order to save the pack and themselves or will the difference between them prove too large a hurdle to overcome? Can Timber open her heart to a part time fur bearer and recognize love can exist if only given a chance?

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a significantly expanded and re-edited re-release story.

Punishing Santa by Elyzabeth M. VaLey
fantasy multiple partner BDSM erotic romance
5788 words, 33 pages

Christmas is all about that jolly old man from the North Pole, Santa Claus. He has a list of who's been naughty and who's been nice and every year he flies on his reindeer to deliver his goods. However, who decides whether Santa has been naughty or nice? That job falls to Helena Claus, his wife. After months of neglect, she's not happy with Mr. Claus at all and decides to place him on her naughty list. Not only will Santa not be getting gifts on Christmas day, furthermore, he'll be receiving a well-deserved punishment that will teach him never to overlook his wife again.

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a re-release title.

Rocky Mountain Christmas by Michael Barnette
gay paranormal BDSM erotic romance
41781 words, 198 pages
Ranger Cooper Heywood is on duty at the Rocky Mountain National Park during Christmas. It's not a busy time of year, but there are some people he has to watch over, including a photographer. In his experience photographers are a problem, but Cooper finds himself attracted to the handsome Latino who sets his blood on fire.

Alejandro Velez is an accomplished photographer with several coffee table books to his credit. He's there to photograph the wintry landscape for his newest book. What he didn't plan on is the instant desire he feels for Cooper...who he always sees surrounded by an odd, golden shimmer. Alejandro doesn't know what it means, but something tells him he's going to find out.

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a re-release title.

Rufus and the Angel by Karly Maddison
gay fantasy time-travel romance
7374 words, 38 pages

Rufus the Christmas elf is grumpy over the festive season, because none of the Christmas angels will help him top Santa's tree this Christmas Eve. Their belligerent teasing sets his nerves on edge until one of them asks him to ice-dance on the frozen pond. Shortly after this magical dance routine a random kiss in the snow leaves Rufus hankering for the tangible affections of an angel he has secretly admired for some time--one who appears almost as impossible to capture and hold as the thistledown riding the twilight breeze. While Rufus considers his options, Santa asks him to deliver a remarkable old toy to a dying hospital patient. This toy has a special significance, clouded in mystery, and only his favorite angel Thadeus can reveal its hidden secrets. With a little bit of time travel, Rufus is taken back to a day long past and shown by Thadeus why the Christmas gift is so important, and why too, Rufus has special relevance to his favored Christmas angel.

CONTENT ADVISORY: This work is a re-release story.

Sharing Tomorrow by Michael Barnette 
gay fantasy sensual romance
5776 words, 31 pages

Fae-born Kyle has been alone for decades, everyone he once knew is gone. The need to be around others, even humans, has grown so great he can no longer remain alone. Then he enters a bar and he finds someone who seems to know what he is, a man named Anluan.

But Anluan is more than a man and on the cusp of New Years they discover they don't have to be alone anymore as the magic of faerie weaves a spell around them to bring them a very Happy New Year indeed.

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a re-release title.

What Child is This? by Shawn Bailey
gay contemporary sensual romance
19755 words, 103 pages

Paris Cullier arrives at the Ames Peach Farm to begin a job as housekeeper. His new boss, Wyatt Ames, is tall, handsome, and just the sweetest guy Paris has ever met. Wyatt's parents recently died in an accident and left the farm for Wyatt to manage. But it isn't until he meets Wyatt's two-year-old, motherless son, Jeff, that Paris realizes he has been sent to the farm for a reasonĂ¢€¦ to help Wyatt make a proper home for his son. Paris has always wanted a family, and for once in his life, he prayed his Christmas wish would come true.

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a re-release title.

Out of the Ordinary by Elyzabeth M. VaLey
gay/menage/male-female/multiple partner paranormal BDSM erotic romance
20969 words, 108 pages
When twenty-two year old Dolph arrives in Christmas town, he only intends to stay for a few days, especially with his secret in tow. However, when Bill and his herd turn up for the contest that will choose Santa's next sled pullers, he can't bring himself to leave. With his heart hanging on a line and his feelings for Bill evolving swiftly, Dolph will have to decide if he wants to join the herd or continue his life as a solitary shifter.

At first sight, Bill's herd meets societal convention, but on closer inspection, the team of eight doesn't exactly follow the rules. When Bill meets Dolph and his body and soul react to him in ways that are out of the ordinary, Bill knows that he must have the young reindeer in his life. With the help of his herd, a plan develops. Yet, with only three days before Christmas Eve, will they be able to convince the younger shifter to stay with them forever?

Mother of the Keif (Keif's Den & Pack #1.5) by Brenna Lyons
paranormal sensual romance
3928 words, 24 pages

More than seven years have passed. Keif is an adolescent wolf, and the twin boys are a handful of trouble. It's Christmas in Jen and Adrien's cabin, and though wolves don't usually celebrate the human holiday, the entire den has embraced the alpha female's traditions. But all is not calm in the den. Can Keif ease tensions with a special surprise?

Light Me Up by Rebecca Royce
paranormal sensual romance
19656 words, 86 pages

Ruth has been a vampire for sixty-five years after being assaulted by a vampire during World War II while her family hid from the Nazis. One night, she is drawn to a house where they are celebrating Hanukkah and the candles are burning in the window. There, she meets a man, Benjamin Fox, who is immune to her vampire charms. Ben is thirty-five years old and dying of a heart problem he's had since he was a child.

Together, they will form a friendship that could be so much more if either could allow it. But when Ben is about to succumb to his illness, Ruth must decide whether to give in to his wishes and make him a vampire too. She is, he's decided, his ultimate Hanukkah gift.

CONTENT ADVISORY: This work is a re-release title.

Never Alone (Werewolf U #4) by Brenna Lyons
paranormal erotic romance
22177 words, 128 pages

Veronique and Vanessa have never been apart. Wolf twins are often close, but none closer than these two sisters. When outgoing Veronique finds her mate and shy Vanessa's is nowhere in sight, the pair concoct a wild plan to stay together.

Berne and Barden have never seen eye-to-eye. Being in the same room for more than a few hours usually leads to a fight. But no fight they've had before can compare to the one that's coming when Barden finds his mate.

Never Let Me Go by Tris Merlin
gay contemporary sensual romance
9908 words, 55 pages

Paul flies to Hollywood for a major film role. Andrew lets him go because no author should keep his muse in a cage. Paul thinks Andrew is tired of him. Andrew thinks Paul will soon forget him.

But the heart is stronger than art and love is not limited by location.


Hung by the Chimney by Shawn Bailey
gay contemporary sensual romance

Photojournalist David Fox pours out his heart in his blog when his relationship with his long time lover Phil ends. Depressed from the loss of his twin brother Daniel on Christmas Eve many years ago, David has lost the holiday spirit. He takes this breakup as an omen and decides to become celibate and give up on love.

Novelist Ben Bucktell packs his bags and heads to Alaska after reading a blog post written by his childhood friend David Fox. Since elementary school Ben has always been there for David. But he knows now that David has been shielding his depression in order for Ben not to worry. Ben feels that David shouldn't be alone at this holiest of times and fears David may do something stupid that might end his life. Will he be able to get to David and convince him that life is worth living? Or will Ben be too late to save him?

Love's Sweet Magic (Devon Falls #1) by DM Roberto
fantasy erotic romance

A chance meeting at a sweet shop... Can it be love?

Jenna Stevens wasn't looking for love, nor did she believe it would walk into her life one holiday season. Marc du Bree needs to find his destined mate so he can take over the family duties from his father. Meeting Jenna, Marc finds the connection he has been searching for. Can he convince this gun shy woman that his love is indeed true?

CONTENT ADVISORY: This is a significantly re-edited and expanded re-release title. It was originally released as STICKY MAGIC by Raine Delight.

Her Christmas Wolves (Werewolf U #5) by Brenna Lyons
MFM menage paranormal erotic romance

Talia has known her mates for the last three and a half years, but she's avoided finalizing their mating. By the grace of the Night Mother, Talia hasn't had to face her mates while she's been in heat...until now. It's Christmas eve, and everyone is celebrating their new matings at the Alphas' holiday gathering. The time has come for Talia's mates to claim what is theirs. But, can they convince Talia her reservations about mating are unfounded?

CONTENT ADVISORY: This short story is intended for readers already familiar with the Werewolf U series. To those not familiar, it may seem confusing and/or abrupt.

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