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Christmastime at Papa Lee’s

RSVP by Dec 20: You are cordially invited to attend a Christmas celebration at Papa Lee’s. 

Casey Chambers isn’t used to kindness; being tossed out onto the street does that to a person. His life takes a turn for the better when he lands a job at Papa Lee’s. Not only does the Lee family give Casey a place to work, they give him a place to call home… And the opportunity to find love with one of their own.  But Casey’s burgeoning relationship with Marty Lee is threatened when Marty withdraws after a vicious attack.  It’ll take a miracle for Casey to convince Marty they’re meant to be.

Good thing it’s the season for miracles.

Bush Bashin’

G’day mate. For a true blue ripsnorter of a time, stop by and have a chin wag and some tucker at the annual Aussie Day barbie…I’ll even shout ya a stubbie or two if ya lucky.

My name is Jeremiah Haines, but most people call me Frog. This is the story of how I uprooted my life, moving from Brisbane to a small cattle station in Western Australia. Between the crocs in the yard, the station hands giving me the cold shoulder, and the neighbouring station recruiting me to put their Australia Day barbie together, it’s no wonder I’m in over my head. And that’s before I take into account my unexpected attraction to sexy cowboy Ren Fielding. What’re the chances I’ll make it through Australia Day with both my mind and heart intact?

Storming Love: Floods ~ Adrian & Lockie

Sometimes a flood cleanses more than just the land—it cleanses the soul as well.

Adrian Clarke knows his life is a hot mess only one of the reason he boards a plane flies halfway around the world so he can escape everything that’s determined to see him break. Lockie Rivers has worked his whole life on Tenderfoot Downs. After the boss died Lockie remained as caretaker for the new owner—a man who’d never even set foot on the place. When circumstances bring them face to face a flash flood comes along to threaten their very existence. Can virtual strangers work together to save their home, their hearts, and find their own slice of heaven?

EXPERIMENTALS

Blessed With A Curse

When the past calls Storm Gennaro for assistance he willingly comes to help the man who walked away from him. Thirty years is a long time to be parted from the one person meant to stand at your side forever.

Heath Madden is sick, and his family call Storm to help save him. All the hurt and betrayal suffered at the man’s hands resurfaces, but not everything is as it seems.

The past has come back to wreak havoc on their lives and as they dig deeper they realise they aren’t the only ones whose lives are being played with.

Running Into Zero Tolerance

When there’s nowhere left to run—prey you find Zero Tolerance to keep you safe.

While searching for his missing brother Linc O’Hare stumbles across his mate and willingly gets kidnapped to save a man whose name he doesn’t even know. Having his mate live a life of slavery is not on Linc’s to-do list, and he plans to rectify the situation.

Gideon Church knows no other life than the hell he’s been living. Escaping with Linc is the best day of his life—until he realises his whole life has been a lie. With the help of Linc and the inhabitants of Zero Tolerance will Gideon be able to separate the lies from the truth and figure out just who he really is.

HIDDEN HEARTS

Harder & Harder To Breathe

They say disaster brings people together in the most unexpected ways. When the Stein brothers decide to make Sammy the next target in their ongoing scam, Sammy’s life starts to fall apart. Being robbed is one thing—being shot is a whole other story full of fears of the unknown, and who is after them and why? With the help of family and friends. Micah and Sammy find out how strong they really are when hearts which have been hidden for so long are suddenly revealed.

Micah Ives thought he was over the unrequited love he’d felt for Sammy Ranmore. Two years down the track his life was heading in a different direction, or so he thought. One phone call in the early hours of the morning had Micah running to save the day, and to save Sammy.

Sammy, moved to Gatton to be close to the one person he’d never get over, even though they’d only been friends. When his life gets thrown a curve ball of epic proportions he calls the one person he can count on. The one person who after all this time would be the rock he needs to ground himself when life looks hopeless.

One Last Kiss Goodbye

Jacen Ives was living a lie. Being in a relationship with a person he couldn’t fully love was only a small part of the problems happening in his life. The truth was, he hiding away from the one man he always knew he was meant to love. Jacen left his home in Queensland to get away from Kayne Henderson and the family he was making for himself. Distance didn’t help because his heart could never forget.

Mistakes made as a teenager set Kayne’s future in place, so with one last kiss goodbye he lied, and let his heart walk away from him—his best friend’s younger brother. They say time heals all wounds—what a crock. Sometimes, all time does is just confuse the matter. Especially when Kayne has a soon-to-be ex-wife, and a young son to raise.

Years later after letting Jacen walk away he finds Jacen has finally come home. Everything is not good as Jacen has been both physically and mentally abused by his ex-boyfriend. Kayne needs to help find out just who is trying to destroy Jacen’s life. Who’s to blame—the man responsible for beating Jacen up, or Kayne’s very own ex—who has hated Jacen since they were all teenagers and she found out Jacen held Kayne’s heart? Or is there someone new in the playing field—if so which one of them are they truly after?

INTENDED MATES

Lay Your Body Down

Odin James’s life changed forever when he witnessed his best friend being murdered. The people he thought were meant to protect him may just be working for the other side. Trust doesn’t come easy—throw a mate into the mix and life suddenly slides out of control.

Tom Wylie is the beta of his pack. When his alpha requests he take a police witness and keep him safe, Tom doesn’t know what he’s getting into. One sniff of the man, and he knows Odin is his mate. Protecting his mate for the bad shit after him is a given

Life gets complicated when they find out things aren’t what they seem. Odin isn’t as human as he always thought, and his birthright wants him dead. With the help of Tom’s pack, will Odin and Tom beat the odds thrown at them, and come out on top, or will evil win?

LANCASTER’S WAY

When Souls Collide

Question: What is the stupidest thing an openly gay man could do? Answer: Move to Texas and marry a woman.

Tossed off the Golden Spur with nothing but the clothes he was wearing and his newborn son. Riley Stuart contemplates his life. He gave up everything he knew to come halfway around the world to find things don’t always work out like you planned. On her deathbed his wife outs him to her family—her very bigoted family.

Noah Johnson finds a naked man and infant in his barn. What are they doing there, and where did they come from? In the course of helping Riley get back on his feet somewhere along the way he felt their souls collide.

A Different way Of Seeing

Sometimes a different way of seeing is all that you need.

When you’re told often enough you don’t have the brains God gave you—you start to believe it. Tragedy strikes, and Chase Williams finds himself alone…

Andrew Golding is an ass… or so everyone believes. With his momma’s wrath following him, he turns to the police as well as his ex-brother in-law, Riley, seeking refuge on the Triple H.

A murder at the ranch has everyone pulling together to find out the truth. Drew discovers there’s more to Chase than meets the eye. His friend definitely has a different way of seeing the world and the people in it, which only makes Drew love him more.

MOON RUNNERS

Heart-mate, Mine!

Two lives—One destiny. When fate decides two people belong together, nothing can stand in its way. Liam Kantry and Carlo Bruenelli find themselves caught up in the madness of Christmas and taking care of a child as they discover the meaning of being true heart-mates.

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?

SONS OF EVENMORE

The Crimson Grimiore

When war calls, the Sons of Evenmore answer. But who will stand at their side?

Vampire Mannix Lunos has been given the task of watching over the Keeper. When he rescues and names the Keeper “Jynx,” he finds himself unexpectedly mated. What’s more, Mannix now has the job of keeping Jynx safe—a task that will require the help his coven. For Jynx is more than what he seems. He’s the most wanted commodity in the known world and all other supernatural beings are out to capture him.

When war comes knocking at their door, the Sons of Evenmore and their new allies find themselves not only guarding Jynx, but fighting for their right to exist.

Blood To Blood

Attacks are becoming more frequent. The Sons of Evenmore soon realise all isn’t what it appears. The people fighting them seem to be confused about just whose side they’re on.

The war continues as Jynx, Mercer, and Dom find out the path to being mates can be as rough as any battle they’ve ever fought.

Outside help is called in and Alpha Scott Creely answers. It would seem they have the same enemy, and need to share information if they want to survive what’s coming for them.

THE CONNELLY CHRONICLES

Family Connections

Ray and Viv realise love isn’t always what they expect it to be, but learning to deal with the road ahead can be worth the heartache.

Thrown into circumstances beyond their imaginations, Ray Connelly and Christopher ‘Viv’ Vivvens must step beyond their personal lifestyles to survive the future. What started out as a small white lie about being boyfriends soon becomes more than they bargained for, especially when family and friends decide to interfere in their lives. However, when tragedy strikes, Ray and Viv must step up and become parents, too. Along the way, they welcome nine children of varying ages, but there is plenty of love to go around.

Ray and Viv realise love isn’t always what they expect. Sometimes it’s downright hard. They also learn that dealing with life’s obstacles can be worth the heartache. In doing so, the couple discover how strong they are together.

When everything is running smoothly, an ex comes along to ruin their happily ever after. They must fight their past demons to make their future even better. Together they are family in the greatest sense, but do Ray and Viv have what it takes to beat the odds this time?

Beautiful Goodbyes

As someone wise once said—Life is like an ice cream cone. When you think you have it licked, it drips all over you.

When life seems to be running smoothly there has to be a bump—or three—in the road. Ray and Viv realize while they grow closer, their family is falling apart around them, and they can’t seem to do anything to stop the heartache from happening. The only thing they can do is pick up the pieces.

Ray would love nothing better than to shake the hell out of the adults in the family and tell them all to wake up. The only problem is that Ray has his own demons to face—between being swept away by flood waters to his daughter’s unravelling relationship, custody battles and launching a new business to help abandoned teenagers, Ray loses himself for a while.

Viv tries desperately to hold the family together. He’s so used to Ray being the strong one that at first he’s clueless how to fix what’s going wrong in their lives. Viv enlists the help of the family to get everyone back on track. Sometimes wisdom comes from where you least expect it, but mostly it comes from the ones who know and love you best.

With so much going on in their family, will Viv and Ray have opportunities to keep their love alive? Or will their world come crashing down around them?

THE DIAMOND ROSE

Gateway To Kalethia

Cole Jakovich and Billy Martin find themselves thrown together in a fight that very well may take away both their lives. Together they will triumph or together they will fail. Only fate knows what’s in store for them all and she ain’t talking.

As a member of the Northern Sector Police Department Cole is given the job of protecting an undercover cop and two other men. Cole Jakovich finds not everything in his world is as it seems. Everything he’s ever known has come tumbling down around his ears when truths from his past come to the surface. The one place he’d always believed to be absolutely safe was about to be put to the test as a world he never knew existed calls a hunt them down upon not only him but the men under his protection as well.

Billy Martin former police officer finds his whole world flipped over as he realises the world he thought he knew was far from safe. Forced to choose between running and standing at Cole’s side to fight enemies which seem to be coming at them from all side. Billy does the only thing he can, especially when Cole is captured by an enemy who wants to see him dead.

The Diamond Rose is becoming known as a refuge for people from both worlds. Will Cole and Billy be able to keep everyone safe? Or will they all go down together? With the help of family and friends Billy and Cole find a strength they never knew existed.

THE LINES OF MARSDEN

Rules Are Meant To Be Broken

Rules are made for a reason, and sometimes they are meant to be broken. 

The Lines of Marsden were born into existence for a reason: to right the wrongs that had once taken place. Destiny fated that they must destroy the Eldren before evil wins.

Michael Marsden wants to die – for real this time. He wasn’t meant to lead the half-life that he does. He chooses to let it go and let death take what it had already claimed.

But Christian Risely isn’t about to let that happen.  He is drawn to Michael and is willing to do anything to ensure that he lives, even if that means keeping him alive against his will.

Living In Shadows

“By dying I will not fail, within my linage three will come together, and you will know them by the colour of their eyes.”

Michael Marsden learns he’s not alone. There are other Marsdens out there…with an agenda that’s all their own.

Faced with his past for the first time, Christian Risely-Kincaid learns there’s more to him than meets the eye.

Benj Marsden’s grateful Christian was rescued from Elsewhere, but he’s not going to allow Michael to keep what’s his—Christian belongs to him.

While Doyle waits for what his heart desires the most—Michael.

To survive, they must learn to trust and come together so they have a hope in hell of winning the war. They must stand united …because divided they’ll fall.

You Make Me Die In Pieces

What would you do if the past changed everything you ever thought you were?

Everything Michael Marsden has ever believed about himself is about to come crashing down around his ears. The life he never wanted is never going to let him go. How can he deal with the future when the past changes everything?

When Doyle’s memories come back, they discover the past isn’t always about what you remember. Sometimes, some people live the same life over. What happens when he realises the cycle has to end?

With help from their family and friends, Michael and Doyle are faced with an uncertain future in the fight to regain a sense of self. With each new revelation of what was, Venetia and her followers are knocking on the door and threatening war. She’s crazier than ever and hell-bent on revenge.

Will what happened in their past be enough to save their future?

TOOWOOMBA BOYS

Angels On Top

All Marlowe wants to do is find his place in the world with someone to love. Someone who sees just who he is.

Thrown out of home for not conforming to his family wishes, Angelo heads to the one place he knows he will be welcome with open arms.

With a little help from their family and friends can Angelo and Marlowe figure out just who is stalking Marlowe before Christmas morning? Can Marlowe win the heart of the boy next door? Can Angelo figure out that even straight boys sometimes fall in love with their best friends?

Hunting For Clay

Two years have passed since Hunter and Clay met on that fateful morning in Tello’s Diner. Getting passed the fact that Clay was stalking Marlowe was the easy part. Clay Montgomery’s life changed for the better the day he found the man who was meant to be the other half of him. Hunter understood him well, and knew how to give him exactly what he needs to be happy. Hunter Weldon knows what he wants, and just how to get it. For two years he has loved the man in his rams and now it is time to up the ante.

Dancing With Demons

When opposites attract the result can be life changing.

Graham Davenport is trying to better his life. His whole world crashes the day he’s told Damon’s missing, and he’s the main suspect—could life get any worse?

Damon Malone was kidnapped, he has no clue why, and his captor isn’t talking. Beaten and bruised he waits to be rescued—fearing he might die.

Working together with detectives, Graham realises there’s more to the story than a simple kidnapping. Will they find the answers in time or will everything be too late? Graham changes his whole life to help Damon fight his demons—in the process will he conquer his own?

THE FREEDOMERS

Zephania’s Chance

Chance Hastings is alone. The person he was closest to was ripped away from him and sent to the world below the high city. Chance is determined to find his sister, no matter what it takes.

Zephania Aroson is being hunted by his own race for believing their leaders were wrong. The more he saw of the people of Earth, the more he realised they needed to be afforded the opportunity to live. He wasn’t willing to stand by and watch the extinction of an entire race because his leaders commanded him to do so.

By saving the life of the human, Zephania finds his mate in Chance Hastings. Together they learn of a legend surrounding Chance and his siblings. With the help of a group of freedomers, Zephania and Chance begin the search for them. Along the way, they save Zephania’s own family, and a new legend is uncovered.

WARDENS OF THE GUILD

The Real You

The age-old war between good and evil is bringing changes, and with change comes fear—especially the fear of what is to come.

Isiah Gillis and Claudius Reynar are twins in every sense of the word. No one can tell them apart, yet they’re not related. Since meeting, they’ve learned that they’ve become the subject of a legend, something neither of them wanted.

Their first day warden, Gabriel, tries to kill Claudius and Isiah by turning their True One, Mitch, into a weapon against them. Instead, Mitch now shares his body with Remi, a powerful demon lord who enters their lives—a demon lord who claims them for his own.

Not everyone is happy that the legend has been fulfilled, and they will do everything in their power to tear apart the strong bond the four men possess. Laramie realizes he has to separate from Mitch or risk losing one of his mates so completely that it could break them all.

When old and new enemies alike step forward to destroy who they are, Isiah, Mitch, Claudius and Laramie gather family and friends to fight in the war to save them all. Can things be set right before evil intentions win?

All That Shimmers 

When the only world he’d ever known changed, Eric Meyers had to change along with it. Now he needs to figure out his next steps, especially when it comes to Tagh. Things get even more confusing when he starts dreaming about a man he doesn’t even know.

Tagh’s recovery from battle wounds isn’t helped when he has to face Eric’s continuing doubts. If that’s not bad enough, he also has to deal with more of his kind turning up and what it all means. There are zoos out there filled with people—people who shouldn’t even be there—people who need rescuing.

Jory has been held captive in one of these hellholes for the last few years. His dreams of Eric, a man he’s never met, give him hope that help is on the way, but the waiting is hard. To save the others, Jory stands up to their jailers. The only problem is that he is just one against the many.

What fate brings together, let no person tear apart. But is the trio ready to face a future none of them had ever planned on? Between their enemies and their heavy responsibilities, Eric, Tagh and Jory have to work out not only their immense differences—they have to figure out if their very relationship is strong enough to survive whatever’s coming next. Because come it will.

FREE READS

By The Way

When country boy Shawn Masters awakens in the city to find himself decked out in studded Collar, Cuffs and the scariest pair of stilettos he’s ever laid eyes on he starts to wonder just what the hell he’d gotten up to the night before—and why the hell he couldn’t remember the night at all. All he knows is that he is a very badly decorated motel room with a message written in makeup on the mirror from someone whose name starts with a C.

Corey James in all his gothic glory falls head over heels with the man he left asleep in the hotel room they’d both shared. Never thinking he had a chance at love he is astounded when he comes face to face with Shawn who is retracing his steps and trying to work out where he’d been.

With the help of family and friends Shawn and Corey begin a friendship which leads to more than they both bargained for. Will the wants of the heart be enough for these two men to find their happily ever after or will the very different worlds tear them apart forever?

Shadows On The Heart

Never trust a witch to get you out of trouble—especially a drunken one. Andreas is fleeing from a man he doesn’t want. Only to wind up not in a different city, but a different time itself—a time he knows absolutely nothing about—unless you count what he has read in fictional books.

Born of royalty and living the life of a slave, Leif finds himself drawn to the enigmatic stranger who is capture by the village. Deep down he knows he belongs to Andreas, even as his heart loves another.

Rurik rules the Viking village with a strong hand, yet even he has secrets the other don’t know about. Fate throws him together with the captive, and the slave. Rurik and Andreas must work together if they are to come out of this alive, and save Lief before he is taken from them forever.

Trying Not To Love You

Alistair Krunkstone is happy with his life—he plays bass guitar in a band, has a best friend, a family who loves him unconditionally, and yeah, he has a girlfriend, but he doesn’t want to talk about her.

Keagan Thames has been in love with his best friend since the day they met. When Alistair breaks up with his girlfriend, Keagan takes him in. Being so close but not touching Alastair will be hard enough without the added burden of Alistair’s ex threatening to ruin his life for something he hasn’t done.

With the help from the other members of their band “DeRanged”, family, and friends, everything comes to light. Will the strong bond they’ve always shared be enough to pull them through the awkwardness of their changing relationship? Or will it pull them apart forever?

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