Short Stories

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These are all between 5,000 and 14,000 words and available in e-book.
Titles are listed alphabetically.
Those titles with explicit erotic content are marked (E).

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AMBUSH – TRUE COLORS BOOKS #2

(E) Before meeting Zeke Roswell, Miles Winter’s priorities were clear: business, then pleasure. Before Zeke, he wouldn’t have cleared his desk earlier than usual, waiting for his artist lover to share his preparations for his latest gallery exhibit—on bondage. And he certainly wouldn’t have let Zeke try out some of the pieces on him, right there in the middle of his office. If he’d had any choice, that is.

 

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BITE NIGHT

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(E) Creatures of the Night and Santa’s Christmas duties don’t mix. Every myth and bedtime story tells you so. But on Christmas Eve, when the Elves walked off the job over pension rights, it was time for me – Irwin, the only vampire on Santa’s payroll, despite recent diversity initiatives – and my trusty team to help out. Just deliver a few parcels, Santa asked me. Just help out on your local patch. Just for one night. It’s Christmas, and the show must go on!

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CHARLIE CHUCKLES

(E) Sensible Tobias doesn’t believe in ghosts, possession, fate or even happy ever after. Past experience and a cheating boyfriend have taught him so. But all that changes after he has the Monday morning from hell and bumps into his new neighbor Flynn and his dog, Charlie, in the hallway. After all, it’s not every day one hears a dog chuckle.

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DISH OF THE DAY

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(E) Three men. Diverse tastes … but one love.

Richie Morton’s sunk all his hopes and savings into a new restaurant in South London promoting British ingredients and recipes. His best friends Craig and Ben should be around to help him celebrate the grand opening, but it looks like it’s all heading for disaster – until his friends step in to tell him some home truths. Then they’ll help him relax and enjoy their loving, intimate menu instead.

 


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LIMBO

(E) One wet, freezing night, a beautiful angel and a monstrous demon seek each other’s secret company. Yoshiel and Labal would never be allowed to meet on normal terms, but they’re desperate: they’re both trapped in the human world, and have had a horrific penalty extracted from them by their masters. Only they know what they’ve done to deserve punishment, and only they can appreciate just how ironic and cruel that punishment is. Will they be left to suffer forever in this strange limbo state, or is it a test to see how they may learn from each other? Their forbidden meeting will either prove their undoing – or their release.

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MUSE

Muse2016(E) Gavin McGrath’s art career is in ruins, his health is failing, his wife’s left him because of his promiscuity, and he’s alienated people in the industry with is aggressive and arrogant behaviour. But when a full pot of red paint falls on his current canvas, apparently ruining it, it bring a change in his life he never expected. A strange, beautiful young man appears in his studio as his companion and Muse. Matteo is from another time but he understands artists all too well – and now his place is with Gavin.

 

 

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NOWHERE TO HIDE

NowheretoHide(E) In recovery after a serious car accident, Dan struggles with pain and depression until it becomes an ingrained part of his life. His most important support has come from his best friend and boyfriend Aaron, yet Dan knows he’s not giving as much as taking from the relationship. When he and Aaron are snowed in at a winter sports resort, Dan has to face up to both his physical and emotional restraints. It takes a particularly bitter Christmas — and the weirdest of dreams — to give Dan the courage to grasp what’s important to him, and find the way back to health and love.


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ONE NIGHT STAND

(E) Teddy realizes he drank too much at the office Christmas party when he wakes up in a hotel room with confused memories of a night of fierce, fabulous sex and a man asleep beside him. He doesn’t know how his outrageous behavior will be judged by his boss, but he’ll find out soon… when his boss wakes up.

 

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OUT OF TIME

OutOfTime_1400(E) Is immortality a dream or a curse?

Ambrus travels in space and time, a mature and confident vampire, not looking for any permanent companion.

Then in the bloody trenches of WWI, he meets Edward, a beautiful young soldier turned vampire against his will and fighting his fate with bitter anger and resentment. Ambrus is irresistibly drawn to him but Edward rejects him at first.

What then follows is an anguished and erotic courtship throughout the century, as Ambrus seeks to help Edward find his own way to peace as an immortal, and Edward learns what real love – and a real lover – is.

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PAYBACK – TRUE COLORS BOOK #3

(E) Zeke Roswell and Miles Winter met as business enemies, when Miles acquired Zeke’s precious but neglected art gallery. And then things changed. Over time, they were thrown together as mismatched—and very reluctant—partners, until their attraction grew stronger than any argument. Even if Miles did protest the other night when Zeke cuffed him to his office filing cabinet and had his way with him. In fact, Miles promised there’d be payback… and Zeke doesn’t know it yet, but Miles is about to collect.

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PERFECTION

(E) James is surprised when co-worker Vic disappears, but even more so when Vic shows up again months later as James’s manager. James never used to think Vic was hot, but something’s changed. In fact, almost everything has. Vic’s like a new man and he wants James. James should be flattered…shouldn’t he?
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POP-UPS

Jack’s stressful, high-powered life leaves no time for anything except a casual friendship-with-benefits with his neighbor Henry, a laid-back, outdoors type with excellent computer skills. It’s the perfect arrangement for two men who are attracted to each other but don’t have much else in common. Then a few days before Christmas, Jack’s holiday plans are thwarted, leaving him home with just his volatile PC for company while Henry—his usual tech support—is on his way to a secluded Christmas hideaway. So what’s Jack to do when, to his horror, weird pop-ups start appearing?

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PRECIOUS POSSESSION

(E) Lucas Fides has inherited his Victorian Family’s auction house, good looks and a passionate mind. But the hides and illicit devotion to his friend Valentine and suffers shocking, erotic dreams. When Valentine introduces a new client, Gideon Arnaud offers important financial help and the opportunity for Lucas to realize his other desires. But Lucas will have to pay the price.

 

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THE RIGHT CHOICE

(E) Although he’s nervous on this, his wedding day, Pat is still taking all the stresses and mishaps in stride… until his mother announces that Nicky–his first gay friend, his first boyfriend, his first everything–is at the door.

 

 

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SANTA, ACTUALLY

(E) The Cast and crew of WrinkleTheSheets Productions are back with a special seasonal production. As Gerry the Director says, ” Santa thinks he needs more positive PR this year. His market share has been seriously threatened by Amazon. No one uses him for a wishlist any more. He’s in trouble, and needs to re-establish himself with is adult clientele, so he’s on the lookout for a special gift. Something fresh, something marketable, something hot. This is just a short promo for the client, okay? Some fun with the elves, an X-rathed update on the fat old man with the beard. Snow, sleigh bells, reindeer, plenty of bling.”

Sequel to That’s Entertainment! though can be read as a standalone.
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SWITCH – TRUE COLORS BOOK #4

(E) Miles Winter and Zeke Roswell have excited and enthralled each other since the day they met. Zeke’s uninhibited lovemaking has allowed Miles to grow in confidence and their relationship to deepen. Back from a business trip, Miles knows he should take care of his backlog of work, but the delight of being reunited with Zeke makes him realize he has other, more important needs—including the one sexual step he hasn’t yet taken. Business can wait in favor of a commitment far more primal and more permanent.

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TELLTALE

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(E) Outcast by his Victorian family because of his homosexual nature and disobedient ways, Nicholas Spencer is indentured as a secretary to a successful businessman, Simeon Allan. He’s no better in that job, but a relationship builds between him and Simeon, in which Simeon becomes his mentor and sexual master. However, Nicholas is still restless, looking for opportunities to indulge himself, rather than appreciating the sensitive but strong bond between him and Simeon.

When Simeon’s attractive nephew Benedict comes to stay, Nicholas loses all perspective in the name of what he believes is love. In his mind, the only thing that stands between him and the pursuit of that love is his possessive master, Simeon. Nicholas contemplates the most horrible action to gain his freedom, even though he fights his own conscience – and finds that the mind is a powerful foe.
Gothic Horror

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THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT!

(E) Jack and Grady are casual extras in the adult erotic movies made by WrinkleTheSheets Productions. Since the day they were caught making out behind the catering trolley during the filming of Spurtacocks, their director Gerry has decided it’s safer and more entertaining to keep them on the payroll, even if their devotion — and lust — for each other makes them rather unreliable players. They’re totally devoted – that is until poor Jack starts doubting his ability to satisfy Grady’s high sex drive. Why is Grady keeping secrets? What are the strange noises comign from their shared trailer? And does Jack really want to find out?

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THE MASK

There’s a mixed up reception for Joey and his lively friends, when they go Trick or Treating at the exclusive Grosvenor Square Hotel – everything form hostility to humour to handfuls of caramels. But at the final door, a horrific masked figure tricks Joey into finding maybe the best treat of all.

 

 

 

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THEN AND NOW

Ned stood by his best friend and unrequited love Jack until Jack died. Now Jack’s son, Thom, is facing his own decisions on life. It’s up to him whether history will repeat itself or whether he’ll listen to Ned’s advice and find a new chance at love.

 

 

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THREADBARE

(E) Edward takes a young mill worker under his protection, fascinated by Mori’s ethereal beauty and the intriguing tapestry work that consumes his every free moment. Gradually, Edward is drawn out of his quite introspection into a web of love and mystery. But what bittersweet price will he pay for the delight and passion that Mori brings him?
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TIMESLIP

(E) Kevin knows his crush on his gorgeous but impossibly aloof boss, Marcus, isn’t going anywhere. But it’s actually Marcus who brings them together when he appears mysteriously one night in Kevin’s bedroom. Marcus acts very differently outside work, feeding Kevin’s romantic hopes—until they’re back in the office and Marcus has no recollection of their tryst….

 

 


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WHERE’S SANTA?

Chris has been hired as the new Santa at Danny’s store, and he’s just the guy Danny wishes he had on his personal Christmas gift list.  When Chris has a crisis of confidence and Danny finds him hiding in the stock room, it looks like Danny’s Christmas wish will be granted by a Santa who’s very real.

 

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