by Sean Michael, Julia Talbot, BA Tortuga
192 pages / 49000 words
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Even the strongest paranormal creature can need a rescue, as proven by the three stories in Cereus: Rescue. In Free Demons, by Julia Talbot and BA Tortuga, when demon Bel goes to the Cereus resort, he’s fleeing his father, the king of a demon dimension. When his bodyguard of old shows up, Bel thinks Xerxes is there to take him home, but Xerxes wants them to be free to be together.
In Sean Michael’s Spirit Bear, Lightning has been captive for a long time, but the werebear is rescued, and Etu takes him in, teaching him that love knows no boundaries, and that safety can be super-sexy. In Babysitting Job, by BA and Julia, Devon is sent by Cereus owner Jonny to escort vampire Sandro to safety. The two of them fall for each other, but they have to escape Sandro’s stalker in order to be together.
Need for Sale, a Hammer Holiday story
by Sean Michael
39 pages / 10400 words
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It's been two years since Neil's Master Chris passed away unexpectedly and he's ready for someone to touch him again. More than ready. The problem is that everyone is respectfully keeping their distance. Participating in the annual charity Hammer Auction seems like the perfect opportunity to announce his readiness, and to get some of the touches he craves so badly at the same time.
To Neil's surprise, his best friend and neighbor, Master Dalton makes the winning bid, leaving Neil to wonder if he must continue exist alone and untouched. Master Dalton has a secret, though, one that might change Neil's life forever.
Knitting a Broken Heart Back Togetherby Ari McKay
133 pages / 40700 words
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When a Christmas shopping expedition brings Tomy Peralta into Jason Winters’ yarn store, both men feel an immediate and intense spark of attraction, but dance instructor Tomy intends to propose to his boyfriend Sean at Christmas. Unfortunately for Tomy, marriage isn’t on career-minded Sean’s agenda. Heartbroken, Tomy throws himself into his work until his mother convinces him that learning to knit might help take his mind off his failed romance.
Jason falls hard for Tomy, but he knows Tomy needs time to heal and to trust in love again. As Jason teaches Tomy how to knit, Tomy teaches him how to dance in return to prepare for his sister’s wedding. Just when it seems Tomy is ready for a new romance, Sean shows up, wanting Tomy back. Has Jason helped Tomy knit his heart together again, only for Tomy to give it to Sean once more, or will Tomy finally see Sean for what he truly is?
Santa's Little Kinksters Anthologywith stories from : LJ Hamlin, Winnie Jerome, Kassandra Lea, Racheline Maltese and Erin McRae
166 pages / 49700 words
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Who doesn’t love a kinky little gift in their stocking?
Sex counts as a joy of the season, right? In A Sinful Little Gift by Kassandra Lea, Vegas is the backdrop for a sexy game of cat and mouse with a demon and his angel. In Evergreen, by Racheline Maltese and Erin McRae, Hollywood darling Liam is baffled when his best friend and casual sex partner isn’t the same as he’s been every year.
In The Christmas Office Party by LJ Hamlin, Jake knows it’s bad to fraternize with a co-worker at the office party, but Liam is irresistible. Finally, in The Night Before Christmas Eve by Winnie Jerome, Sean and Jack have been friends for years, meeting up the night before Christmas Eve. This year might be different than any holiday they’ve ever.
Who says romance and erotic romance can’t teach us anything about peace on earth and goodwill toward men?
Individual stories available as well:
Evergreen by Racheline Maltese & Erin McRae
The Christmas Office Party by L.H. Hamlin
The Night Before Christmas Eve by Winnie Jerome
A Sinful Little Gift by Kassandra Lea
Holiday Grooveby Lorne Rodman
61 pages / 17000 words
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These four holiday stories bring you four different couples celebrating Valentine’s Day, Halloween, and Christmas. Stories include Valentine’s Day Surprise, What You Don’t Know, Dance of the Zombies, and A New Kind of Feast. Happy Holidays!
Stories were previously published individually by Torquere Press.