Books by "P.D. Singer" (17)

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Schneegestöber

Die Berge | Buch 2

Puderschnee, perfekt bearbeitete Pisten und elegante Hotels locken Reiche und erfahrene Skiläufer in das exklusive Wapiti Creek Ski Resort. Aber für Jake Landon und Kurt Carlson besteht der Reiz aus Arbeit. Als Skianfänger kümmert sich Jake um den Anfängerlift, aber Kurt befürchtet, dass er den ganzen Winter lang Schneeschippen muss. An einer privaten Skischule zu unterrichten sollte für ihn eigentlich ein Traumjob sein, aber seine neuen Freunde schauen ihn deswegen schief an und lachen über ihn. Jake und Kurt haben den ganzen Sommer zusammen in der Wildnis verbracht. Dass Jake sich nicht outen wollte, war nicht wichtig gewesen. Aber jetzt müssen sie ihre Beziehung in der Öffentlichkeit führen. Dabei stören die fünfjährigen Zwillinge, die Jake als ihren Skibegleiter adoptiert haben, genauso sehr wie das Mitglied der Skipatrouille, das sich in Jake verliebt hat. Möchtegern-Freunde, fiese Kollegen und die Gefahren des Berges könnten für Kurt und Jake das Ende bedeuten, aber die größte Gefahr für ihre Beziehung geht von ihnen selbst aus. 

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Avalanche sur la montagne

Les Montagnes | Tome 2

Suite de Brasier sur la montagne
Les Montagnes, tome 2

La poudreuse, les pentes magnifiques et les élégants hôtels de la station sélect de Wapiti Creek attirent les experts et les plus fortunés, mais pour Jake Landon et Kurt Carlson, l'attrait vient du travail. Skieur novice, Jake a été assigné au télésiège de la piste pour débutants, mais Kurt craint d'être obligé de pelleter de la neige tout l'hiver. Enseigner dans une école de ski privée devrait être le boulot de ses rêves, mais ce travail provoque les rires et les regards en coin de ses nouveaux amis. 

Tout l'été, Jake et Kurt sont restés seuls dans la nature. Si Jake voulait rester dans le placard, ça n'avait pas d'importance. Maintenant, ils doivent gérer leur relation en public, et les jumeaux de cinq ans qui ont désigné Jake comme camarade de ski sont aussi nuisibles que le pisteur qui craque pour lui. Les amis potentiels, les collègues vicieux et les périls de la montagne pourraient provoquer la fin de leur couple, mais pour Kurt et Jake, le plus grand danger vient de l'autre.

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Adventure, danger, passion. A heady mix that only a select few can breathe—and live.

Standing by while his lover tempted fate deep under the Atlantic drove Lee Preston into the bottle. The pain of watching his captain drown in a sea of booze sent elite wreck diver Bobby MacArthur running.

Lee chases whiskey the way Bobby chases adrenaline. The farther apart they stay, the better off they’ll both be. And if Bobby repeats those words often enough, he might start believing them. Now his former partner is calling to his diver soul with the promise of the find of a lifetime. Every crazy chance he takes underwater is safe compared to coming back, but if Lee’s turning his life around, Bobby will haul his gear back aboard the Bottom Hunter.

But not as lovers—yet—and no booze, no wild gambles two hundred feet below. Not even to identify a missing piece of history sunk to the bottom of the Atlantic. Fate has given them a chance to redeem what was lost, if they survive.

But the sea is jealous of her secrets, and the price of her treasures is high.

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The Mountains

The Mountains

The mountains are the best place to find adventure… and romance. In Fire on the Mountain, Jake Landon is looking forward to a summer spent patrolling the mountain with some crusty old mountain man and hiding in the closet—only Old Crusty turns out to be young, hot, and friendly Kurt Carlson. In Snow on the Mountain, Jake and Kurt are working the slopes and trying to navigate a new relationship out in the open. In Fall Down the Mountain, Mark McAvoy falls for chef Allan Tengerdie just as quickly as Allan falls on the slope and breaks his arm. Can Mark and Allan help each other work through their problems together? In Cross the Mountain, Allan decides to give cross-country skiing a try in order to keep up with his ski patrol lover Mark. In Blood on the Mountain, Jake and Kurt are back for another summer of fire patrol in the Rockies, trying to work out their relationship alone, but they quickly stumble onto a dangerous secret. In Return to the Mountain, caddy Gary Richardson hungers for the luxury life his clients have, but his love Seth Morgan is perfectly content with their life as it is. When opportunity knocks, Gary and Seth both have choices that they must make.

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Höhenfeuer

Die Berge | Buch 1

Buch 1 in der Serie - Die Berge

Eine Pause vom Studium machen, die herrliche Natur der Colorado Rocky Mountains genießen, das eine oder andere Feuerchen löschen ... Das ist alles, was Jake Landon erwartet, als er sich zum Ranger bewirbt. Er würde einen älteren, mürrischen Bergmenschen zum Partner bekommen; zusammen in der Wildnis in einem Tankwagen patrouillieren, drei Worte am Tag miteinander sprechen und sein bärbeißiger Partner wäre ganz bestimmt nicht sexy. Ein Nationalforst sollte groß genug sein, damit Jake sich seiner Homosexualität nicht stellen muss — seine Freizeit würde er mit Fischen verbringen.

Nur leider bekommt er statt des alten, griegrämigen Rübezahls Kurt Carlson zugewiesen: selbstbewusst, kompetent und erfahren. Er ist außerdem jung, freundlich, verdammt heiß und hält Kleidung für optional, wenn eh nur zwei Kerle in der Wildnis zusammen sind. Eine kleine Hütte mit dieser wandelnden Verführung zu teilen, bringt Jakes emotionales Gleichgewicht in Gefahr — sendet Kurt wirklich bestimmte Signale aus oder ist er einfach nur Kurt? Und wie würde Kurt reagieren, wenn er herausfände, dass sein neuer Partner am liebsten eine ganz andere Art von Feuer entzünden möchte? Jake hat fürchterliche Angst — egal, was geschieht, sie müssen es fünf Monate miteinander aushalten.

Zwischen den beiden Rangern fliegen genug Funken, um die Bäume in Brand zu stecken, aber erst, als ein wütendes Inferno losbricht, müssen sich Jake und Kurt schließlich eingestehen, dass zwischen ihnen eine Flamme lodert, die sie nicht mehr löschen können.

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A New Man

2015 Award Winners

Senior year of college is for studying, partying, and having fun before getting serious about life. Instead, Chad’s days are filled with headaches and exhaustion, and his fencing skills are getting worse with practice, not better. Then there’s his nonexistent love life, full of girls he’s shunted to the friend zone. Is he asexual? Gay?

Grad student Warren Douglas could be out clubbing, but his roommate is better company, even without kisses. He’s torn up watching Chad suffer, gobbling ibuprofen and coming home early on Friday nights. If Chad weren’t straight, Warren would keep him up past midnight. They’re great as friends. Benefits might answer Chad’s questions.

A brief encounter with lab rats reveals Chad’s illness—he needs surgery, STAT, and can’t rely on his dysfunctional parents for medical decisions. Warren’s both trustworthy and likely to get overruled—unless they’re married. “You can throw me back later,” Warren says, and he may throw himself back after his husband turns out moody and hard to get along with, no matter how much fun his new sex drive is. Surgery turns Chad into a new man, all right…

…but Warren fell in love with the old one.

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Una nevicata in montagna

Serie Le montagne | Libro 2

Seguito di Un incendio in montagna
Serie Le montagne, Libro 2

Neve bianchissima, piste perfette ed eleganti hotel attirano gli sciatori esperti e i ricchi nell’esclusivo resort sciistico di Wapiti Creek, ma per Jake Landon e Kurt Carlson l’attrazione è il lavoro. Sciatore principiante, Jake deve gestire una piccola seggiovia ma Kurt ha paura di dover spalare neve tutto l’inverno. Insegnare in una scuola di sci privata è il lavoro dei suoi sogni, ma gli attira le risatine e le strane occhiate dei loro nuovi amici.

Per tutta l’estate Jake e Kurt sono stati da soli in mezzo alla natura. Se Jake voleva nascondere la sua sessualità, non importava. Adesso devono gestire la loro relazione in pubblico, dove i gemelli di cinque anni che hanno adottato Jake come loro compagno di sciate sono una scocciatura, così come il ragazzo delle squadre di pattuglia che ha una cotta per lui. Possibili amici, colleghi sleali e i pericoli della montagna potrebbero voler dire la fine della storia tra Kurt e Jake, ma il pericolo più grande sono loro stessi.

Racconto breve omaggio: Vischio in montagna

Jake non ha idea di cosa regalare a Kurt per il loro primo Natale insieme. Sa che quello che Kurt desidera di più non è qualcosa che s’incarta.

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Brasier sur la montagne

Les Montagnes | Tome 1

Les Montagnes, tome 1

Faire une pause dans ses études, profiter des Montagnes Rocheuses du Colorado, combattre un incendie ou deux. C’est tout ce que Jake Landon souhaitait faire quand il s’était inscrit comme garde forestier. Il s’attendait à trouver comme partenaire un vieux montagnard grincheux. Ils auraient patrouillé les étendues sauvages dans un camion-citerne, échangé trois mots en une journée et le Vieux Croûton n’aurait rien eu de séduisant. Une forêt nationale semblait assez grande pour permettre à Jake de rester au fond du placard. Il pourrait passer le temps en pêchant.

Sauf qu’au lieu d’un Vieux Croûton, il se retrouve en équipe avec Kurt Carlson : confiant, compétent et expérimenté. Il est aussi jeune, sexy, amical et trouve que les vêtements sont une option dans la nature. Partager une petite cabane avec cette tentation sur pattes va mettre à l’épreuve la santé mentale de Jake – est-ce qu’il essaie de lui faire passer un message, ou est-il juste Kurt ? Et comment Kurt réagirait-il s’il découvrait que son nouveau partenaire veut allumer un incendie un peu différent, cette fois ? Jake est terrifié – ils vont devoir vivre ensemble pendant cinq mois, quoiqu’il advienne.

Le courant passe tellement entre eux qu’ils pourraient mettre le feu aux arbres, mais il faudra un véritable brasier pour que Jake et Kurt admettent qu’ils n’ont pas chaud seulement à cause du feu.

Histoire courte bonus : Déluge dans la Montagne

Bien avant qu'il rencontre Jake, Kurt Calson avait escaladé le Yosemite avec son meilleur ami, Benji. Mais après une tempête qui les avait piégés à mi-hauteur de la montagne El Capitan, Kurt doit accepter que leur amitié n'est pas ce qu'il pensait.

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Un incendio in montagna

Serie Le montagne | Libro 1

Serie Le montagne, Libro 1

Prendersi una pausa dallo studio, godersi le Colorado Rockies e spegnere un incendio ogni tanto: questo è tutto ciò che Jake Landon si aspettava quando aveva deciso di fare il ranger. Avrebbe avuto come compagno un vecchio montanaro, avrebbero fatto dei giri di ricognizione su una jeep, scambiato poche parole, e il montanaro sarebbe stato tutto tranne che attraente. Un parco nazionale è abbastanza grande da nascondere il segreto di Jake, che ha deciso di passare il suo tempo libero a pescare.

Se non fosse che il vecchio montanaro si rivela Kurt Carlson: competente, sicuro di sé e con parecchia esperienza. Per non parlare del fatto che è giovane, bello, amichevole, e considera i vestiti un optional quando si sta in mezzo alla natura insieme a un altro uomo. Condividere il piccolo rifugio con quella tentazione vivente mette a dura prova la resistenza di Jake: gli sta inviando dei segnali oppure è il comportamento abituale di Kurt? E come reagirebbe Kurt se scoprisse che il suo nuovo partner ha intenzione di occuparsi di incendi di tutt’altra natura? Jake è terrorizzato perché, qualsiasi cosa succeda, dovranno vivere insieme per cinque mesi.

Tra i due ranger ci sono abbastanza scintille da far andare a fuoco gli alberi, ma servirà un inferno di fiamme per far ammettere a Jake e Kurt la passione che divampa tra loro.

Racconto breve omaggio: Tra le montagne.

Molto prima di incontrare Jake, Kurt Carlson scalava lo Yosemite con il suo migliore amico, Benji. Dopo che un temporale li blocca durante la scalata sul muro di El Capitan, Kurt deve accettare che la loro amicizia non è quello che pensava.

Seconda Edizione

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Fuego en la montaña

Las montañas | Volumen 1

Volumen 1 de la serie Las montañas

Tomarse un descanso de los estudios, disfrutar de las Montañas Rocosas de Colorado, combatir un incendio de vez en cuando. Eso es todo lo que Jake Landon esperaba cuando se inscribió para ser un ranger. Hará equipo con algún hombre viejo de montaña malhumorado; patrullarán los parajes en un camión cisterna; hablarán tres palabras al día, y el viejo malhumorado no será atractivo en lo más mínimo. Un bosque nacional es lo bastante grande para ser el armario de Jake, que pasará su tiempo libre pescando.

Pero el viejo malhumorado resulta ser Kurt Carlson: seguro, competente y con experiencia. También es joven, vivo, amable, y considera la ropa algo opcional cuando se trata sólo de dos chicos en la naturaleza. Compartir una pequeña cabaña con esta tentación andante atenta contra la cordura de Jake: ¿está enviando señales, o simplemente siendo Kurt? ¿Y cómo reaccionaría Kurt si descubriera que su nuevo compañero quiere prender un fuego de otro tipo? Jake está aterrorizado: tienen que vivir juntos durante cinco meses sin importar lo que pase.

Las chispas que vuelan entre los guardabosques podrían incendiar los árboles, pero se necesita un fuego feroz para hacer que Jake y Kurt admitan el calor entre ellos.

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Cross the Mountain

The Mountains | Book 3.2

Sequel to Fall Down the Mountain
The Mountains: Book 3.2

Allan Tengerdie tumbles down easy ski slopes so often that he doesn’t believe Mark McAvoy’s assurances that he’ll enjoy cross-country skiing. Allan didn’t come to a fancy ski resort to trudge on the flats, but if a soft-in-the-middle chef has a chance to keep up with his ski patrol lover, he really ought to try.

Allan and Mark have a great time on the trails, but it’s pleasure for which Allan pays dearly. How will Mark convince him to go again?

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Return to the Mountain

The Mountains | Book Five

The Mountains: Book Five

Caddy Gary Richardson hungers for the lush life of the wealthy golfers he escorts around the course at Wapiti Creek. The contrast between his tiny trailer at the edge of a mountain town and the luxurious ski and golf resort is something he’s learned to live with but not like. Gary wants the fancy condo and late-model car not just for himself but for his childhood friend turned lover, Seth Morgan. He’d settle for security for the two of them, but even that seems out of reach.

Seth is content with Gary and enough spare cash for greens fees at municipal golf courses. Going pro is beyond his means, even if he plays well enough to win on the championship resort courses. Gary would do anything to fulfill Seth’s dreams, even things he’d rather keep to himself. When an unheard of opportunity knocks, Gary can answer or resign himself to living on tips from affluent tourists.

But Seth can’t live with that answer when it means his trust has been betrayed. He has to let go and hope the man he loves will find his way home.

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Blood on the Mountain

The Mountains | Book Four

The Mountains: Book Four

Jake Landon thinks a second ranger season in the Colorado Rockies with Kurt Carlson is close enough to heaven, and a national forest is big enough to be his closet. Pharmacy school—and the luxuries of electricity and running water—can wait, maybe forever, as long as Jake doesn’t have to come out. He doesn’t plan on Kurt’s vision of his future being as narrow and direct as the single track roads through the trees.

“Your future, your fear, and me,” Kurt tells Jake. “You can have two of the three, so choose wisely.” Jake may have no choices left after they stumble on armed men guarding a beautiful but deadly crop that doesn’t belong among the pines and spruces. Angry men with guns are only one danger in the Colorado wilderness, and Jake’s reluctance to come out is now his smallest problem.

Kurt’s skills and Jake’s silver tongue may not be enough to get them out of this mess—how much of the blood shed on the mountain will be theirs?

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Fall Down the Mountain

The Mountains | Book Three

The Mountains: Book Three

Every night ski patrol Mark McAvoy relives the avalanche that took a life on his watch. Emotionally fragile and single by choice, he’s aghast at his friends’ taking charge of his social life. Hosting a potluck will at least provide him with a good meal.

Invited to the potluck on a whim, Allan Tengerdie catches Mark’s eye—and taste buds. This cuddly chef could be perfect for a lonely, too-thin skier; too bad Allan falls better than he skis. When Allan’s injured and frightened he’ll lose his catering company, he’s afraid to ask too much of a man he barely knows.

Mark wants to help but has his own problems. Was the avalanche a tragic accident or cold-blooded murder? His role in the inquiry leaves Mark in trouble at work, at the mercy of the law, and with too much time on his hands. If he clings tightly to Allan, will they be swept away together?

Bonus Story: Storm on the Mountain

A blizzard shuts down the ski resort, giving Mark a chance to show Allan he’s learned from his mistakes. Does he know Allan well enough now to say what’s in his heart?

2nd Edition
First edition published by Torquere Press (2010).

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Snow on the Mountain

The Mountains | Book Two

Sequel to Fire on the Mountain
The Mountains: Book Two

Champagne powder snow, gorgeously groomed slopes, and elegant hotels draw the expert and the wealthy to the exclusive Wapiti Creek Ski Resort, but for Jake Landon and Kurt Carlson, the lure is work. A novice skier, Jake's been assigned to run the bunny lift, but Kurt’s afraid he’ll be stuck shoveling snow all winter. Instructing at a private ski school should be his dream job, but it brings giggles and sideways glances among their new friends.

All summer, Jake and Kurt were alone in the wilderness. If Jake wanted to stay in the closet, it didn’t matter. Now they have to navigate a relationship in public, where the five-year-old twins who’ve adopted Jake as their ski buddy are as big a nuisance as the ski patroller who has a crush on him. Would-be friends, vicious coworkers, and the perils of the mountain could mean the end for Kurt and Jake, but their biggest danger comes from each other.

Bonus story: Mistletoe on the Mountain

Jake’s agonizing over what to give Kurt for their first Christmas together—he knows what Kurt wants most can’t be gift wrapped.

Second Edition
First Edition published by Torquere Press, 2009.

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Fire on the Mountain

The Mountains | Book One

The Mountains: Book One

Take a break from academics, enjoy the Colorado Rockies, fight a fire now and then. That’s all Jake Landon expected when he signed up to be a ranger. He’ll partner with some crusty old mountain man; they’ll patrol the wilderness in a tanker, speak three words a day, and Old Crusty won’t be alluring at all. A national forest is big enough to be Jake’s closet—he’ll spend his free time fishing.

Except Old Crusty turns out to be Kurt Carlson: confident, competent, and experienced. He's also young, hot, friendly, and considers clothing optional when it’s just two guys in the wilderness. Sharing a small cabin with this walking temptation is stressing Jake’s sanity—is he sending signals, or just being Kurt? And how would Kurt react if he found out his new partner wants to start a fire of a different kind? Jake’s terrified—they have to live together for five months no matter what.

Enough sparks fly between the rangers to set the trees alight, but it takes a raging inferno to make Jake and Kurt admit to the heat between them.

Bonus Short Story: Into the Mountains

Long before he met Jake, Kurt Carlson climbed Yosemite with his best friend, Benji. But after a storm traps them halfway up the face of El Capitan, Kurt has to accept that their friendship isn't what he thought.

2nd Edition
First Electronic Edition published by Torquere Press (2009).

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Hedge fund trader Ricky Santeramo has it all: money, looks, and fellow trader Jonathan Hogenboom. The two couldn't be more different: Jon is from old money, while Ricky clawed his way out of blue-collar New Jersey. Jon hedges his positions; Ricky goes for broke. Jon likes opera and the Yankees; Ricky prefers clubbing. Jon drinks wine with dinner; Ricky throws back a beer. Jon wants monogamy… but Ricky likes variety.

Bankrupt airlines are facing strikes, the housing market is starting to crumble, and Jon can’t wait any longer for Ricky to commit. One last night alone and one last risky trade make Jon say, “Enough.” Then Jon’s old friend Davis comes to New York City, ready for baseball and forever. The whole world is chaos, but there are fortunes to be made—or lost—and hearts to be broken—or won.

Faced with losing it all, Ricky must make the savviest trades of his life and pray for a rare event. His portfolio and Jon's love are on the line.

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