Blurb: Blake Manning spends his summers in his favorite national park, Yosemite. He runs an outdoor adventure company with three friends. This year he and his BFF/business partner, Ali, will serve as guides for a hike over the Grand Traverse Trail. Blake will find it’s not nature or the wildlife that are most hazardous, but traversing the uncharted waters of a potential relationship with one of the hikers, Zac North, who doesn’t appear all that happy about being the object of Blake’s attention.
Stormy weather and stormier tempers keep all the hikers on their toes as Yosemite tests them, bringing some closer together…and breaking others apart.
Part of “Summer Bigger Than Others – A Summer Anthology” from Beaten Track Publishing.
Published: June 21, 2015
Length: 26,000 words, 96 pages (approx.)
Beaten Track authors present fourteen short summer reads filled with friendship, romance and, of course, enough heat to make your ice lolly dribble.
Summer Bigger Than Others takes you away to your own private island of diverse stories that will make your summer days sweet, sizzling and sexy.
From relaxing on a sandy beach or hiking in the great outdoors, to nights at the opera or days at the strawberry farm, an adrenaline-shooting roller coaster rush awaits.
Make this summer the best it’s ever been; make it bigger than all the others.
Published: June 21, 2015
Length: 160000 words (560 pages) (approx)
Free blog short story
Julien’s had another brilliant idea, this one to ring in the Christmas holiday. Evan doesn’t have the faintest clue his boyfriend has a surprise planned for him when he arrives home from work.
In order to pull off his scheme, Julien’s going to need help. His reluctant cohort assists him, and in the end, gets a good look into the wild and wacky world of his new friends.
Note: This story is a continuation of the Goodread’s M/M Romance Group’s Love’s Landscapes event story, If At First You Don’t Succeed. ECS is complete in itself, but readers will get a better idea of who the characters are by reading If At First, first.
Published: December 22, 2014 Length: 2.5k
Read online or download here: Evan’s Christmas Surprise
Blurb: It’s the day after Thanksgiving and Ryan Forsyth is helping his friends decorate for Christmas. Little does he know that the weekend will usher in a profound change to his life, a chance for happiness if he isn’t too afraid to reach out and grasp it.
Boone Ainsworth has been friends with Ryan since junior high, ever since their mutual friend Greg Hayes introduced them. Since the day they met, no one has stood a chance at claiming Boone’s heart except Ryan, but Ryan is so deep in the closet, he hasn’t got a clue.
Their happily ever after is just a step away, until a panicked decision changes everything. From that point on, things don’t go smoothly and Ryan and Boone make mistakes neither may be able to forgive. But it’s the holidays, and Ryan is banking on a little Christmas magic to help smooth the way.
Published December 1, 2015 — Length 31k
If At First You Don’t Succeed (IAFYDS #1)
Blurb: Take one clueless, newbie Dom, and his chatty, bratty bottom, and you have a recipe for disaster. Evan Marshall and his boyfriend, Julien Bouvet, are madly in love and have decided to spice up their sex life with kink. Unfortunately, it’s not going quite as planned. Will they survive their kinky adventures? And will someone come along who can help guide them on their journey?
A tall, dark-haired, young man has pulled down his leather pants in a bathroom and is frantically splashing water over his legs. The image is a gif of Ross from the show Friends.
This story was written as a part of the M/M Romance Group’s “Love’s Landscapes” event. Group members were asked to write a story prompt inspired by a photo of their choice. Authors of the group selected a photo and prompt that spoke to them and wrote a short story.
Published June 16th 2014 by M/M Romance Group @ Goodreads — Length 67 pages approx.
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