Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Torquere Press' New Anthology to Celebrate Valentine's Day


Conversation Hearts Anthology
edited by Elizabeth L. Brooks with stories by Michael Barnette, Jameson Dash, T. Strange, M. Durango, Cindy Sutherland, Kathryn Scannell, Kate Pennington, Jae Christopher and Ellen Bishop
193 pages / 58000 words
ISBN: 978-1-61040-647-5
$6.99
Buy Link: http://www.torquerebooks.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=96&products_id=4125
Blurb:
There's a whole story to be had in just a handful of conversation heart candies, and that's only the taking-off point for this collection.
In "All You Have to Do is Ask" by Kathryn Scannell, Greg shares a romantic Valentine's Day dinner with his Dom, but will the mood be spoiled when Paolo insists Greg explain some old scars? In "Press Badge" by Ellen Bishop, the entire office is getting into the spirit of Valentine's Day except Sam, but his coworker has other plans for him, whether he likes it or not. In "Hearts and Cake" by M. Durango, a simple dinner invitation leads to a misunderstanding between Bailey and Curt. In "Breaking Cupid's Curse" by Cindy Sutherland, Charlie Prentiss is sure that he's about to lose everything, but sometimes things aren't what they seem!
Two recently reunited lovers discuss how they view themselves and each other in Jay Christopher's "Perception." Andy and Nat negotiate love and sex, vanilla and kink in “Same Sex” by Jameson Dash. Bondage and sushi are reunited at last in "Night Out" by T. Strange. In "Forgiving Valentine" by Michael Barnette, Val leaves Liam, but then he realizes he's made the worst mistake of his life. In "A Rose by Any Other Name" by Kate Pennington, long weeks of travel and a disagreement over romance are taking their toll on Peter's relationship -- or are they?
Individual Stories:
Forgiving Valentine by Michael Barnette
Same Sex by Jameson Dash
Night Out by T. Strange
Hearts and Cake by M. Durango
Breaking Cupid's Curse by Cindy Sutherland
All You Have to Do is Ask by Kathryn Scannell
A Rose by Any Other Name by Kate Pennington
Perception by Jae Christopher
Press Badge by Ellen Bishop
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