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Avery Hextall, a junior architect at a prestigious firm, is thrilled when his design is chosen for a new performing-arts center—even if it means working closely with his insufferably uptight project manager, Malin Lacroix. When a chance encounter in the boss’s office proves that Lacroix is anything but cold, Avery is determined to learn more about the real man beneath the aloof veneer.

Despite their growing attraction and their increasingly kinky encounters, the enigmatic Malin remains as emotionally distant as ever. Worse, Avery’s friends are convinced Malin thinks of Avery as a dirty secret and nothing more—a secret that might destroy both of their careers.

But the real secret is a single moment in time that haunts Malin and keeps him from committing to the life he wants with Avery. In order to move on, Avery must help Malin come to terms with the tragedy in his past before they can work on building a future together.

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Forged in Trust

Bay Area Professionals

Bay Area Professionals

Dr. Ethan Marshall is the young medical student on call the night Tessa Duran murders her husband for abusing her twelve-year-old-son, Rino. Ethan stays in the cubicle while the rape kit is performed and is surprised when the boy resorts to prayers instead of tears.

Despite compelling evidence, Tessa is sent to jail for life. To avoid placing Rino in foster care, their parish priest agrees to raise him. Ethan is touched by Rino’s plight and visits whenever possible, but the connection is broken when the priest and young boy leave the area months later.

Raised by the Dominicans in California, Rino considers joining the order until a romance blossoms with a fellow student. After much soul-searching, he turns his back on everything familiar, and chooses his orientation over his perceived vocation. Upon graduating dental hygiene school, Rino takes a job at the office of Scott Gregory and Robin Kennedy.

Seventeen years have passed since that horrible night in the emergency room. Forty-three-year-old Ethan is now a Dominant in search of a full-time submissive. Twenty-nine-year-old Rino is adrift, longing for someone or something to help him find the serenity he’s lost along the way. As they rekindle their friendship, they realize they might be perfect for each other.

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In tandem

Guards of Folsom (Italiano) | Libro 2

Serie Guards of Folsom, Libro 2

Dopo la morte del loro sub, i precedenti proprietari del Guards of Folsom, Robert “Bobby” Alcott e Rig Beckworth, si sono ritrovati a raccogliere i cocci delle loro vite come meglio hanno potuto. Dopo sette anni, i due Dom sono pronti ad andare avanti e trovare l’uomo che li completerà. La sofferenza del passato si abbatte nuovamente su di loro quando incontrano Mason Howard, un sottomesso che ha perso da poche settimane i suoi Dom in un incidente stradale.

Imprigionato da una travolgente tristezza, complicata da un grave disturbo d’ansia sociale, Mason non riesce quasi a lasciare la sua casa. Quando Rig e Bobby lo trovano, ha toccato il fondo, convinto che non valga più la pena vivere. Bobby e Rig sono determinati a dimostrare al giovane che si sbaglia. Il destino ha fatto incontrare i tre uomini, ma dovranno affrontare di petto il dolore della paura e della perdita prima di ricominciare a vivere davvero.

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Welcome to The Cage, where you can share the ups and downs of a group of friends as they enjoy a rollicking adventure of sex and love in “the life.”

Being a Dom has always come naturally to Lazar Thornton, owner and operator of The Cage, a thriving adult toy store and meeting place for Lazar’s closest friends, Bran, Max, Otto, and the always flamboyant and fierce Miss Dré. But even the best of friends have different tastes in scenes—and in life.

Good-humored and laid back, but much in demand as both teacher and Dom, Lazar has always run from love. Until Ben Owen, relative newbie to the BDSM world, arrives wide-eyed and eager to learn, and Lazar wants to teach this sub everything he knows. But despite the openness needed for a Dom/sub relationship to thrive, neither discusses emotions. Feeling the sting of unrequited love, Ben isn’t as sure of his place in Lazar’s life as he wants to be. Lazar will need to read his sub’s heart as well as his mind if he truly wants to keep Ben in his life.

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When Kane Harris’s world turns upside down, his lifelong best friend is the only one to catch him.

Years ago, Ian Kelly accepted Kane would never return his love, since he knows Kane believes he’s incapable of it. Ian is willing to settle for what he can get—a best friend, sometimes casual lover, and occasional submissive. He's learned he can’t live without Kane, but he can’t let Kane know. Because when, not if, Kane confirms that Ian’s love will never be returned, Ian won’t be able to take it. But when Kane loses his job and asks Ian to step up their play to help him deal, Ian’s ability to hide his feelings falters. Then Kane starts his own computer security firm and asks Ian to join him, and Ian struggles further.

It’s not until they visit the exclusive BDSM club the Iron Door that things come to a head. Kane screws up big time, and he’s afraid he can’t fix it. He’s sure he’ll lose his best friend, his Dom, his everything… forever.

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With so many fences between them and happily ever after, two men wonder if it’s worth opening the gate.

Ten years ago Eddie Crane, an actor on the rise, loved his costar and dreamed of the day they could be together. But his love, with his submissive nature, couldn’t handle fame, and before Eddie could help him, he died in a car accident—with Eddie at the wheel.

Now, guilt-ridden, Eddie buries himself in bad decisions and prays that a stunt—on or off camera—will go wrong.

Teenaged fantasies about the actor on his wall distracted Arthur Pike from real life—his dead father, runaway mother, gruff grandparents, and his unrequited love for his cousin’s straight husband. Now grown and off the farm, Pike is a horse stuntman hired to teach a reluctant Eddie to ride.

Pike is drawn to Eddie’s dominant nature despite the sadness clinging to the actor. Eddie let one lover down, but in Pike’s submissiveness, he sees the possibility for redemption.

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Andere Wege

Neue Wege

Ein Titel der Neue Wege Serie

Nach außen hin führt Jesse Ross ein ganz normales Leben und eine ganz normale Beziehung mit seiner Studienliebe Adele. Aber was seine Freundin nicht weiß: Jesse hat eine Affäre mit einem Mann und erkundet seine Sexualität auf Wegen, die sie sich nicht einmal vorstellen kann. Jesse fühlt sich ausgesprochen wohl in seinem Doppelleben und hat keineswegs vor, sich zu outen – weder als bisexuell noch als devot veranlagt.

Als jedoch Jesses Master Will ihm eingesteht, dass er mehr will, dass er ihn nicht nur als Sub, sondern als Partner haben will, gerät Jesse ins Schleudern. Plötzlich ist sein so zweckmäßig zweigeteiltes Leben gar nicht mehr so bequem. Am Ende kann Jesse die Wahrheit nicht länger verleugnen – weder vor seiner Freundin, noch vor seinem Geliebten. Und schon gar nicht vor sich selbst.

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Make Me Soar

Collars and Cuffs | Book Six
2015 Award Winners

Collars and Cuffs: Book Six

Anyone who frequents Collars & Cuffs knows Dorian Forrester is built for pain, including Dorian himself. But everyone has it wrong. For six years, Dorian’s chased a feeling that remains tantalizingly out of his reach. Unteachable, Dorian can take anything and everything a Dom can throw at him. Still, it’s not enough. Dorian needs… something more. Something he won’t find at Collars & Cuffs.

Dorian’s search takes him out of the safe environment he’s known for years, out of his depth, and into a realm of deep, dark trouble.

Alan Marchant has been watching Dorian with interest for a while and knows there’s more to Dorian than his label of “pain slut” suggests. When Dorian disappears, Alan and his friend Leo set out to find him. But the disoriented young man discovered cowering in a hotel room is not the Dorian they know and love. That Dorian is shattered. It’s up to Alan to pick up the pieces and show Dorian there are better ways to fly.

They may be off on a new journey together, but their destination will rock them both to the core.

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Cole Doren is starting over. He's moved, started working as a food writer again, and is crushing hard on his new neighbor, Daniel Mazurek, who is a genuinely nice guy and as hot as a supernova.

Too bad for Cole, Daniel's not what he seems.

And too bad for Daniel, the cute boy-next-door's DNA says he's one of America's most wanted, and it's Daniel's job to confirm that and bring him down. Digging through Cole’s past, Daniel finds out about Cole’s BDSM videos and while it should set off warning bells, it only leaves Daniel damn hot for Cole. Getting closer to his subject is easy, but starting a relationship built on trust is a lot harder when everything Daniel’s ever told Cole has been a lie.

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A Life Without

2015 Daily Dose | Never Too Late

After decades of wondering and worrying over his submissive tendencies, fortysomething Todd decides to explore his fantasies. His first step is to join a BDSM club, and it's there that he meets Malik, a young and beautiful Dominant who is very interested in introducing Todd to this world. In fact, Malik is interested in everything about Todd, which is startling to the older man given the differences in their ages. Malik helps Todd explore his submissiveness, but after an unpleasant meeting with Todd’s ex-boyfriend, he also encourages him to confront his demons so he will no longer live his life in shame.

A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2015 Daily Dose package "Never Too Late."

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While on a mission in northern Afghanistan, Benji’s helicopter is shot down. Benji went in with a band of brothers but comes out with a stack of body bags, including one for his partner, Blade.

After recovering physically in Germany, Benji is sent home to San Diego. He’s been a soldier so long he doesn’t know how to live as a civilian. The loss of his brothers and his partner weighs heavily on him. Benji’s body might be healed, but he is still a very broken man. Unable to find work, Benji turns to drinking, bar fights, risky sex with anonymous men, and striking out at everything. As he spirals out of control, he even tries volunteering in a BDSM club as a sub for demonstrations and private scenes.

Despair drives Benji to action, and he meets Nick, a young man in desperate need of hope. With his options and his money running out, the only question is if Benji will find his way in time.

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Enjoy a selection of the greatest hits of gay romance published by Dreamspinner Press combined into one exclusive volume: by M.J. O'Shea: Catch My Breath, the ups and downs of being gay as members of a boy band; by Poppy Dennison: Born This Way, the story of a shifter struggling to come to terms with life and love; by A.M. Arthur: Unearthing Cole, a man's fight to overcome his past before he can accept a new lover into his heart; by K.C. Wells: An Unlocked Heart, in which a second date leads to the bedroom and unexpected revelations about a Dominant's interest; and by Lane Hayes: Better Than Good, where labels go flying out the window when attraction flares between two strangers.

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Enjoy a selection of the greatest hits of gay romance published by Dreamspinner Press combined into one exclusive volume: by Amy Lane: A Solid Core of Alpha, a science fiction tale of one man's questionable survival and how another helps him live again; by B.A. Stretke: Signed & Sealed, what happened when an ordinary guy's sister throws a rancher-shaped kink into his unremarkable life; by Anna Martin: Another Way, one man's tumble as his Master admits he wants a loving partner, not just an obedient submissive; by Mary Calmes: The Servant, the story of a curse, a new purpose, and a man's chance at love despite the shape he inhabits; and by Tinnean: Bless Us With Content, in which an impoverished nobleman must make a deal with the devil who holds his IOUs.

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Enjoy a selection of the greatest hits of gay romance published by Dreamspinner Press combined into one exclusive volume: by Catt Ford: A Strong Hand, in which two men explore sensual boundaries to find unexpected romance; by Andrew Grey: Love Means… No Shame, the story of a man's struggle to break free of the culture that raised him so he might find true love; by Brooke McKinley: Shades of Gray, a thrilling ride featuring a by-the-book FBI agent and the not-what-he-seems career lowlife he has to work with; by Jenna Hilary Sinclair: Admit One, the drama of a teacher's fear he will be outed and how he finally allows another man into his heart; and by Rhianne Aile and Madeleine Urban: The One That Got Away, a fan favorite featuring best friends who find their way to love despite one being gay while the other is decidedly not.

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Jason Kennly muss sich das graue Halsband einfach näher ansehen, das er bei einer Science-Fiction-Messe im Verkaufsraum entdeckt hat, obwohl er es sich von seinem knappen Studentenbudget auf keinen Fall leisten kann. Aber anschauen kostet ja schließlich nichts. Doch dann entdeckt er etwas, was er sich sogar noch dringender wünscht als das graue Halsband: den Besitzer des Lederwarenstandes, Henry Durand, der darauf besteht, dass Jason das Halsband anprobiert. Als Henry Jason bittet, sich ihm für eine Bondage-Demo als Model zur Verfügung zu stellen, stimmt Jason trotz seiner mangelnden Erfahrung als Sub zu und verbringt letztendlich ein unverbindliches Wochenende damit, zusammen mit einem praktisch völlig fremden Mann seine „perverse“ Seite zu erforschen.

Dann ist die Messe vorbei, Jason und Henry gehen ihrer getrennten Wege, und das wirkliche Leben beginnt wieder. Mit seiner Identität als devoter Mann und Masochist klarzukommen, fällt Jason nicht leicht. Plötzlich muss er sich Ängsten, Zweifeln und einer besten Freundin stellen, die alles tun würde, um ihn von „diesem widerlichen Typen“ weg und wieder mit dem Exfreund zusammenzubringen, der ihn links liegen lassen hat. Jason möchte nichts weiter, als mit Henry zusammenzusein – aber was, wenn das bedeutet, dass er sein Sklave werden muss?nichts weiter, als mit Henry zusammen zu sein – aber was, wenn das bedeutet, dass er sein Sklave werden muss?

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To Touch the Sky

Leap of Faith | Book Two

Leap of Faith: Book Two

He can run, but he can’t hide…

Centuries ago, Hawk made a terrible mistake which has haunted him since. Fear of responsibility and feelings of unworthiness leads him to denying the mate Wha-tay showed him in a vision. So now Hawk runs his bar, has casual sex, and never, ever dates men with blond hair and brown eyes. But then Simon walks into his bar, and the future he’s feared is about to end up in a brawl if Hawk doesn’t do something—fast.

Simon Carter has a smart mouth and a bulldog temperament. So when Hawk runs, Simon pursues the sexy man, only to be rejected. Just as Simon decides to give up, someone—or something—visits him to change his mind… and scares him to death. Now Simon is backpedaling, and Hawk is in pursuit.

Desperate to reassure Simon and keep him safe, Hawk is forced to reveal his secrets before he’s ready. Can Simon learn to accept things aren’t always as they seem? Is the connection between them strong enough to help Hawk overcome centuries of pain? The only way the two men will move beyond Hawk’s past is for both of them to take a leap of faith.

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Anthony & Leo

Frankie's Series

A Novella in Frankie's Series

Watching Marchant train his new sub leaves Tony unhappy at not having found a Dom of his own. Running Marchant’s BDSM club, Tony sees who the Doms prefer and it isn’t him—too big, too old, and too hairy. When his friend Jordan suggests he look outside the club, Tony’s mind turns to Leo, a man he met in a traffic jam. Tony manages to arrange a date and happily learns Leo is funny, very toppy, and not averse to Tony's lifestyle. As a bonus, Leo sells sex toys.

When tragedy strikes the club, Tony fears he can’t help the mourning club members, but Leo offers his unwavering support. After such a tough start, Tony believes Leo is the Dom he’s been looking for... until he catches him kissing another man.

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Grandir dans des familles d’accueil a privé Kerry Grey de confiance en soi et lui a laissé peu d’espoir en ce qui concerne son avenir. Ayant dû abandonner ses études à l’université, Kerry occupe un emploi à temps partiel dans une pépinière. Son amitié avec sa patronne et l’attention qu’il porte aux plantes constituent les seuls moments importants de sa vie. Il couche avec l’homme qui l’humiliait lorsqu’ils étaient ensemble à l’école, et le jour où son petit ami l’abandonne à une fête, Kerry erre sur la plage pour noyer son chagrin dans une bouteille de scotch.

Malcolm Holmes et Charlie Stone sont ensemble depuis quinze ans. Malgré la volonté de Charlie d’accepter tacitement la domination de Malcolm dans leur lit, quelque chose manque à leur couple. Tôt un matin, ils secourent un Kerry évanoui, manquant d’être emporté par la marée, et Charlie reconnaît immédiatement une âme sœur en ce jeune homme perdu.

Lorsque le colocataire de Kerry le jette à la rue, les deux hommes l’invitent dans leur maison. Alors que Charlie et Kerry tissent des liens autour de leur passion pour le jardinage, Malcolm voit en Kerry celui qu’ils cherchaient pour compléter leur couple. Tout ce qu’ils ont à faire c’est de se dévoiler au jeune homme et d’espérer que les penchants de Kerry pour la soumission vont s’adapter à leur dynamique.

Seulement, quelqu’un cherche la moindre occasion de nuire à Kerry. Et tandis qu’il cherche le coupable, il s’inquiète pour la sécurité de ses nouveaux amis. Et si Malcolm et Charlie ne peuvent pas l’aider, leur recherche assidue du parfait troisième pourrait ne pas se terminer par la fin heureuse qu’ils avaient imaginé.

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