Books by "Eli Easton" (27)

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Popular athlete Brian had everything until a school shooter nearly killed him. He survived the massacre with the help of a hero—his classmate Landon, who faced death to help others… and who is openly gay. Brian might be alive, but he can’t face his fears or move on, especially since the shooters were never caught. He’s falling apart, and he can only reach for Landon and hope Landon will take his hand a second time.

Landon did what anyone would do when he found Brian dying on the cafeteria floor. He doesn’t think of himself as a hero, but he’s ready to take a stand against the gun violence tearing apart the lives of young people—people like Brian, who returned to school a shadow of the happy, outgoing quarterback Landon used to admire. Brian still needs him, and as their friendship grows and deepens, wounds might begin to heal. The bond they share could lead a new start for them both.

Only the terror that visited Jefferson Waller High School isn’t over yet.

Second Edition
First Edition published by Pinkerton Road, October, 2018.

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Pris dans le blizzard

Dreamspun Desires (Français)

Neige, vapeur et secrets.

Lorsque Jude Devereaux, qui fuit un amant violent, trouve refuge dans un chalet isolé de l’Alaska, incapable de rejoindre la ville avant que le blizzard s’abatte sur la région, Hutch, déjà suspicieux de nature, se montre méfiant. Cependant, Jude n’est pas seulement superbe, il est aussi amusant, intelligent et entreprend de flirter avec lui. Ils vivent des moments agréables pendant les trois jours où ils restent coincés à cause de la neige, mais lorsque les nuages s’éclaircissent, Hutch découvre qu’il est un peu trop attaché à Jude.

Pourtant, Jude est-il vraiment celui qu’il prétend être ? Venu en Alaska pour échapper à un monde d’espionnage et de violence, Hutch ferait tout pour ne pas avoir à y retourner. Mais une menace pèse sur Jude et le laisser s’en tirer seul est inconcevable pour Hutch. Il refuse que quelque chose de terrible lui arrive… même s’il doit pour cela dévoiler des secrets qu’il pensait enfouis pour toujours.

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La mano sul cuore

Storie dalla contea di Lancaster

Eddie Graber sogna di fondare un rifugio per animali bisognosi, ma quel sogno è messo a rischio quando il suo partner lo pianta in asso. Ora Eddie rischia di perdere la fattoria che ha appena comprato nella contea di Lancaster e di veder sfumare le sue speranze prima ancora di aver avviato il progetto. Ha bisogno di aiuto, ha bisogno di soldi ma, più di ogni altra cosa, ha bisogno di ritrovare la fede in quel fine superiore che lo aveva motivato fin dall’inizio. 

Malgrado la propria disabilità fisica, Samuel Miller si è spezzato la schiena per integrarsi nella comunità amish in cui vive. Quando suo padre scopre che è gay, lo frusta e lo caccia via. Con nient’altro che una manciata di banconote in tasca, Samuel risponde a un annuncio e si ritrova in una fattoria gestita da un forestiero. L’uomo tratta gli animali in modo bizzarro, non ha la minima idea di come si mandi avanti una fattoria ma possiede un cuore grande e gentile.

Samuel non è l’unica anima sperduta che il destino ha condotto alla Meadow Lake Farm. Ci sono anche le mucche Fred e Ginger – che vivevano rinchiuse in un garage – un gruppetto di pecore e un maialino di nome Benny, che potrebbe dare una lezioncina agli umani sul segreto della vita, dell’amore e della felicità. E potrebbe essere proprio lui a mostrare a Eddie e a Samuel la via per il lieto fine.

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Eddie  Grabers Traum von einem Gnadenhof, einem Zufluchtsort für gerettete Nutztiere, war gerade im Begriff, in Erfüllung zu gehen, als sein Lebensgefährte ihn in letzter Minute im Stich lässt. Jetzt läuft Eddie Gefahr, das zehn Hektar große Gelände in Lancaster County ‒ und alle Hoffnungen, die er daran gesetzt hatte ‒ zu verlieren, bevor das Projekt überhaupt in Gang gekommen ist. Er braucht Hilfe, er braucht Geld, aber was am wichtigsten ist: Er muss den Glauben an dessen höhere Bedeutung wiederfinden, die ihn überhaupt erst hergeführt hatte.

Samuel Miller hat hart gearbeitet, um sich in seine Amish-Gemeinschaft einzufügen, trotz seines Klumpfußes. Aber als sein Vater herausfindet, dass Samuel schwul ist, wird er ausgepeitscht und verstoßen. Mit nur ein paar Hundert Dollar in der Tasche antwortet Samuel auf eine Stellenanzeige für einen Knecht und findet sich als Angestellter eines Stadtmenschen wieder, der ein sanftes Herz hat, aber seltsame Vorstellungen von Tieren und keine Ahnung, wie er seine kleine Farm führen muss. 

Samuel ist nicht die einzige verlorene Seele, die glücklicherweise ihren Weg zur Meadow Lake Farm findet. Da sind Fred und Ginger, zwei Kühe, die in einer Garage gelebt haben, eine Herde Schafe und ein kleines schwarzes Schwein namens Benny, das der Schlüssel zu Leben, Liebe und Geld sein könnte ‒ und vielleicht sogar zum Happy End für zwei Außenseiter.

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Tender Mercies

Men of Lancaster County

A Men of Lancaster County Novel

Eddie Graber’s dream of a sanctuary for rescued farm animals was about to come true when his partner backed out at the last minute. Now Eddie risks losing the twenty-five acre property in Lancaster County—and all the hopes he held for it—before the project even gets off the ground. He needs help, he needs money, but most importantly, he needs to rediscover the belief in a higher purpose that brought him here in the first place. 

Samuel Miller worked hard to fit into his Amish community despite his clubfoot. But when his father learns Samuel is gay, he is whipped and shunned. With just a few hundred dollars to his name, Samuel responds to an ad for a farmhand and finds himself employed by a city guy who has strange ideas about animals, no clue how to run his small farm, and a gentle heart. 

Samuel isn’t the only lost soul to serendipitously find his way to Meadow Lake Farm. There’s Fred and Ginger, two cows who’d been living in a garage, a gang of sheep, and a little black pig named Benny who might be the key to life, love, money—and even a happily ever after for two castoffs.

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Il secondo raccolto

Storie dalla contea di Lancaster

Un libro della serie Storie dalla contea di Lancaster

Per tutta la vita David Fisher ha seguito le regole. Nato in una famiglia mennonita, ha sempre obbedito al volere del padre: ha preso in mano la fattoria di famiglia, si è sposato, ha avuto due figli. Ma ora che è rimasto vedovo e che entrambi i figli sono al college, continua a gestire la fattoria tutto solo e senza gioia, contando i giorni di una vita vissuta a metà.

Christie Landon è un graphic designer, nato e cresciuto a Manhattan. È il tipico ragazzo gay che ama far festa, ma sente il bisogno di un cambiamento. Ha ormai trent’anni e ha capito che è il momento di crescere e pensare al futuro. Quando il suo migliore amico va in overdose, Christie decide di prendersi una pausa dalla città. Si trasferisce in una casetta in Pennsylvania, nella contea di Lancaster, per riposare, recuperare le forze e riflettere.

La vita di campagna però è noiosa, nonostante le sbirciatine al muscoloso uomo brizzolato della porta accanto. La creatività di Christie lo porta ad appassionarsi alla cucina, così decide di proporre al vedovo un accordo per condividere i pasti e le spese per i prodotti di prima necessità. David accetta e subito la strana coppia si ritrova ad apprezzare enormemente quei momenti in comune.

Christie mette a dura prova i limiti del piccolo mondo di David e riporta a galla emozioni che l’uomo ha sepolto anni prima. Se David riuscirà a liberarsi del proprio passato, potrà cogliere una seconda occasione per la felicità.

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David Fisher hat sein ganzes Leben lang nach den Regeln gespielt. Er wurde in eine Mennoniten-Familie hineingeboren, deshalb hat er stets seinem Vater gehorcht, die Familienfarm übernommen, geheiratet und wurde Vater zweier Kinder. Jetzt sind seine beiden Kinder im College, seine Frau ist verstorben und er führt die Farm allein und ohne Freude, dabei zählt er die Tage seines nur halb gelebten Lebens. 

Christie Landon, Grafikdesigner, Manhattaner und schwuler Partyboy aus Leidenschaft, braucht eine Veränderung. Jetzt ist er dreißig und findet, dass es an der Zeit ist, erwachsen zu werden und an seine Zukunft zu denken. Als sein bester Freund eine Überdosis nimmt, beschließt Christie, die Stadt für eine Weile zu verlassen. Er macht sich auf den Weg zu einem kleinen Haus in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, um sich zu erholen und nachzudenken. 

Aber das Leben auf dem Land ist langweilig, abgesehen von dem attraktiven Silberfuchs, der nebenan wohnt. Um seine kreative Seite beim Kochen auszuleben, beschließt Christie, an seinen verwitweten Nachbarn heranzutreten, um sich die Mahlzeiten und die Kosten für die Einkäufe zu teilen. David ist einverstanden und schnell stellen die ungleichen Männer fest, dass sie gern Zeit miteinander verbringen. 

Christie fordert David heraus, über die Grenzen seiner Welt hinauszudenken und weckt Gefühle, die lange vergessen schienen. Wenn David sich von der Vergangenheit befreien kann, erhält er vielleicht eine zweite Chance auf sein Glück.

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Le prétendant volé

Dreamspun Desires (Français)

Son  futur était fixé jusqu’à ce qu’un voleur subtilise son cœur. 

Tout le monde à Clyde’s Corner, dans le Montana, sait que le dandy local Chris Ramsey va épouser Trix Stubben, la jeune veuve et héritière du plus riche ranch de la région. Mais une femme n’est pas très enthousiasmée par cette idée. Mabe Crassen veut mettre la main sur ce ranch, alors elle charge son fils aîné de courtiser Trix, et son plus jeune fils, Jeremy, de distraire Chris et de l’écarter du droit chemin. 

Jeremy Crassen pense que le plan de sa mère est dingue. Mais il veut désespérément aller à l’université, ce que Mabe acceptera – s’il séduit Chris. Comment le timide Jeremy, puceau et secrètement gay arrivera-t-il à séduire Chris, qui semble déterminé à faire ce qui est juste en épousant Trix ? Jeremy ne peut pas rivaliser avec *une* riche veuve. Ou peut-être que si ?

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Snowblind

Dreamspun Desires

Snow, steam, and secrets.

When Jude Devereaux—on the run from a domineering lover—seeks shelter at a secluded Alaskan cabin, unable to make it to town before the blizzard hits, suspicious SOB Hutch is naturally wary, but Jude isn’t just gorgeous, he’s funny and smart and flirtatious. Good things happen over the three days they’re snowed in, and by the time the storm clears, Hutch finds himself a little too attached.

But is Jude who he claims? The last thing Hutch wants is to re-enter the world of espionage and violence he came to Alaska to escape, but the threat to Jude is unthinkable. Hutch refuses to let anything bad happen... even if it means delving into secrets Hutch thought were hidden for good.

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Daniels Erleuchtung

Sex in Seattle (Deutsch) | Buch 2

Buch 2 in der Serie - Sex in Seattle

Der erfolgreiche Geschäftsmann Daniel Derenzo lebt nur für seine Arbeit. Doch dann wird er durch seinen sterbenden Vater daran erinnert, wie kurz das Leben ist. Daniel setzt seine Prioritäten neu und macht eine überraschende Entdeckung – er fühlt sich zu seinem Geschäftspartner und besten Freund Nick hingezogen, obwohl er immer davon ausgegangen war, ein absolut normaler, heterosexueller Mann zu sein. Auf seine typisch perfektionistische Art erkundet Daniel diese neue Entwicklung mit Hilfe der Experten von ‚Expanded Horizons‘, einer Sexklinik. Und anschließend geht er das Problem an, wie er es aus dem Geschäftsleben kennt – mit dem festen Entschluss, sich das Geschäft nicht durch die Finger rutschen zu lassen. 

Nick Ross war vor vielen Jahren in Daniel verliebt, als sie sich ein Zimmer im Studentenwohnheim teilten. Aber Nick wusste schon damals, dass Daniel nicht schwul ist. Er reparierte sein gebrochenes Herz durch eine Heirat mit Marcia. Vierzehn Jahre und zwei Kinder später gleicht ihre Ehe zwei Schiffen, die sich nachts begegnen. Da Nick seine Kinder über alles liebt, verzichtet er auf eine Scheidung. Er hat Angst davor, dass Marcia das alleinige Sorgerecht zugesprochen bekommt. Aber wenn er seinem eigenen Herzen und den Gefühlen, die in Daniel erwacht sind, vertrauen kann, gibt es vielleicht doch noch ein glückliches Ende für sie beide.

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Il suo futuro era deciso finché un ladro non gli ha rubato il cuore.

Tutta Clyde’s Corner, nel Montana, sa che l’elegantissimo Chris Ramsey sposerà Trix Stubben, giovane vedova ed erede del ranch più ricco della zona. Una donna, però, non è troppo entusiasta all’idea. Mabe Crassen vuole mettere le mani sul ranch, così assegna al figlio maggiore il compito di corteggiare Trix e al minore, Jeremy, quello di distrarre Chris e di portarlo su un’altra strada.

Jeremy Crassen pensa che il piano di sua madre sia folle, ma vuole andare al college a tutti i costi, e Mabe gli darà il permesso soltanto se sedurrà Chris. Come farà il timido e virginale gay non dichiarato Jeremy ad attrarre Chris, che sembra determinato a fare la cosa giusta e a sposare Trix? Jeremy non potrà mai competere con una ricca *donna* vedova. O forse sì?

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Im mittelalterlichen England steht die Pflicht über allem. Die Ehre eines Mannes ist wichtiger als sein Leben und Homosexualität wird weder von der Kirche noch von der Gesellschaft geduldet.

Sir Christian Brandon wuchs in einer Familie auf, die ihn für seine ungewöhnliche Schönheit und seine Abstammung hasste. Kleiner als seine sechs rücksichtslosen Halbbrüder musste er mithilfe seines Verstandes und seines Talents für Listen überleben, was ihm den Spitznamen Krähe einbrachte.

Sir William Corbet, ein als „der Löwe“ bekannter stattlicher Ritter, hat seine unnatürlichen Neigungen ein Leben lang unterdrückt. Er ist fest entschlossen, das Ideal des edlen Ritters zu verkörpern. Als er sich eines Tages auf den Weg macht, um seine Schwester zu retten, nachdem er von ihrer Misshandlung durch ihren adeligen Ehemann gehört hat, zwingen ihn die Umstände, Sir Christians Hilfe anzunehmen. Diese Partnerschaft stellt all seine Moralvorstellungen auf die Probe und letztendlich gar sein Verständnis von Pflicht, Ehre und Liebe.

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Nell’Inghilterra  medievale il dovere è tutto, l’onore personale vale più della vita stessa e l’omosessualità non è tollerata né da Dio né dalla società.

Sir Christian Brandon è cresciuto in una famiglia che lo ha sempre odiato per la sua insolita bellezza e per le sue origini. Essendo il più piccolo di sei rozzi fratellastri, ha imparato a sopravvivere usando l’astuzia e le sue doti da stratega, guadagnandosi il soprannome di Corvo.

Sir William Corbett, un imponente e feroce guerriero conosciuto come il Leone, sopprime i suoi desideri contro natura da tutta la vita. È determinato a incarnare il proprio ideale di cavaliere valoroso. Quando decide di mettersi in viaggio per salvare la sorella dal marito violento, è costretto ad affidarsi all’aiuto di Sir Christian. Il loro accordo metterà alla prova ogni briciola della sua fibra morale e, alla fine, la sua concezione di cosa significhino dovere, onore e amore.

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A Second Harvest

2016 Award Winners
Men of Lancaster County

A Men of Lancaster County Novel

David Fisher has lived by the rules all his life. Born to a Mennonite family, he obeyed his father and took over the family farm, married, and had two children. Now with both his kids in college and his wife deceased, he runs his farm alone and without joy, counting off the days of a life half-lived.

Christie Landon, graphic designer, Manhattanite, and fierce gay party boy, needs a change. Now thirty, he figures it’s time to grow up and think about his future. When his best friend overdoses, Christie resolves to take a break from the city. He heads to a small house in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to rest, recoup, and reflect.

But life in the country is boring despite glimpses of the hunky silver fox next door. When Christie’s creativity latches on to cooking, he decides to approach his widower neighbor with a plan to share meals and grocery expenses. David agrees, and soon the odd couple finds they really enjoy spending time together.

Christie challenges the boundaries of David’s closed world and brings out feelings he buried long ago. If he can break free of the past, he might find a second chance at happiness.

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The Stolen Suitor

Dreamspun Desires

His future was set until a thief stole his heart.

All of Clyde’s Corner, Montana, knows local dandy Chris Ramsey will marry Trix Stubben, young widow and heir to the richest ranch in the area. But one woman isn’t too keen on the idea. Mabe Crassen wants to get her hands on that ranch, so she sets her older son to court Trix, and her younger son, Jeremy, to distract Chris and lure him astray.

Jeremy Crassen thinks his mother’s scheme is crazy. But he wants desperately to go off to college, which Mabe will agree to—if he seduces Chris. How will shy, virginal, secretly gay Jeremy attract Chris, who seems determined to do the right thing and marry Trix? Jeremy can’t compete with a rich female widow. Or can he?

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Spirit

Gothika | Volume Four

Gothika: Volume Four

Seeing dead people. Haunting and being haunted. Ghosts and those trying to deal with them add a supernatural flair to these four tales of romance.

In Among the Dead, Neil Gaven sees dead people. A gentle ghost guides him to Trist, who needs his help. But Trist is tormented by spirits, so maybe together they can find a way to live among the dead.

Dei Ex Machina is the story of Sabbio, a Roman slave who was killed 1700 years ago. He’s been alone until he meets landscaper Mason. But because they're separated by centuries, it will take a miracle to make love work.

The Mill brings a supernatural challenge to Frank Carter and his team of paranormal investigators. The owner’s personal psychic, Toby Reese, is supposed to help. Frank doesn't have much respect for psychics, but when the dangers of the old mill threaten his team, he realizes he and Toby will have to work together to survive.

Mike Ellsworth finds himself suddenly deceased. Now he’s a ghost with lots left undone in Unfinished Business. He's never been able to be honest with his wife. He's never been able to tell the man he loves how he feels. He's barely been able to admit he's gay. If only there were a way he could make up for all he’s failed to do….


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The Mating of Michael

Sex in Seattle | Book Three
2014 Award Winners

Everyone admires Michael Lamont for being a nurse, but his part-time work as a gay sex surrogate not only raises eyebrows, it's cost him relationships. Michael is small, beautiful, and dedicated to working with people who need him. But what he really wants is a love of his own. He spends most of his time reading science fiction, especially books written by his favorite author and long-time crush, the mysteriously reclusive J.C. Guise.

James Gallway’s life is slowly but inexorably sliding downhill. He wrote a best-selling science fiction novel at the tender age of eighteen, while bedridden with complications of polio. But by twenty-eight, he's lost his inspiration and his will to live. His sales from his J.C. Guise books have been in decline for years. Wheelchair bound, James has isolated himself, convinced he is unlovable. When he is forced to do a book signing and meets Michael Lamont, he can’t believe a guy who looks like Michael could be interested in a man like him.

Michael and James are made for each other. But they must let go of stubbornness to see that life finds a way and love has no limitations.

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The Lion and the Crow

2015 Award Winners

In medieval England, duty is everything, personal honor is more valued than life itself, and homosexuality is not tolerated by the church or society.

Sir Christian Brandon was raised in a household where he was hated for his unusual beauty and for his parentage. Being smaller than his six brutish half-brothers, he learned to survive by using his wits and his gift for strategy, earning him the nickname the Crow.

Sir William Corbett, a large and fierce warrior known as the Lion, has pushed his unnatural desires down all his life. He’s determined to live up to his own ideal of a gallant knight. When he takes up a quest to rescue his sister from her abusive lord of a husband, he’s forced to enlist the help of Sir Christian. It’s a partnership that will test every strand of his moral fiber, and, eventually, his understanding of the meaning of duty, honor, and love.

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