Available Now: Shadows & Light, by Cari Z

A fight to the death against his former master turns into a chance for Rafael, an assassin denied the immortality he lived to achieve, to learn the shocking truth about the fate he was spared.

shadowsandlight_800Rafael wanted nothing more than to serve his immortal master, Xian, a High One of Clare, who taught him from an early age how to be an assassin. But after failing the final test, Rafael was turned out into the Lower City, abandoned by the one person he thought he could count on.

Years of hatred and thoughts of revenge have fueled Rafael’s quest for vengeance, but when the time comes to strike at Xian, he hesitates and is taken prisoner. Rafael expects to die, either at Xian’s hand or at the hand of Myrtea, his sadistic mistress.

Instead Xian heals him, spares him a brutal interrogation and tells him the dark truth driving the ruthlessness of the High Ones—the source of their immortality is spent. Soon the city will devolve into chaos as High Ones battle one another and the rebelling denizens of the Lower City for power and resources. Xian wants to spare Rafael that pain, just as he spared him the pain of becoming a High One a decade earlier.

Their only chance for survival is to escape Clare before civil war breaks out. Even if they make it out of the city, though, there’s no guarantee that Xian will live through the agonizing process of becoming human again. The only ones they can rely on are each other…if Rafael can bring himself to once again trust his former master, the only man he’s ever loved.

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Available Now: Set Up, by P. D. Singer

V4-set-up-cover-400x600“Say hi to Doug at the car show.” Just because Keith is a good pal, has good intentions and has great taste in men doesn’t mean Terry wants his own personal matchmaker. With his luck and past experience, he and the man Keith set him up with would hate each other on sight. Besides, Terry can’t look for the elusive Doug: he’s too busy ogling a certain gorgeous 1949 MG TC.

The sleek roadster stands out even among a field of classic beauties, and so does the driver. Is it too much to ask that the guy forget about Terry making a fool of himself over the right hand drive and sexy red fenders? Not likely he’ll forget Terry accidentally flinging a bowl of coleslaw at his chest.

If terminal embarrassment isn’t bad enough, now Terry’s had a dental disaster, leaving him with two choices: stay in agony for days, or see the new man in the practice.

Terry’s at the office by one thirty sharp. And he’s parked next to a red MG.

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Find P.D. Singer at her website, Facebook, and Goodreads.

Available Now: To the Highest Bidder, by Caitlin Ricci

TToTheHighestBidderhe Intergalactic Star Pilot Academy has accepted Thierry Leroux into the elite class of sky year 2231. But the academy comes with a hefty price tag, and there’s no way he, a poor Sythe orphan, has the credits the academy requires. Thierry’s brother, Corbin, a high-class companion, suggests Thierry sell his virginity for the cost of tuition. It seems like a ridiculous idea, but it may be Thierry’s only shot, so Thierry asks Corbin to arrange a meeting on the pleasure planet of Wish.

On Wish, Thierry meets Corbin’s boss, Monroe, and they agree to auction off Thierry’s virginity. Thierry is grateful to the masked buyer he knows only as “Dragonfly,” and Dragonfly is gentle, making Thierry’s first time a good memory. When Dragonfly requests to see him again, and pay for the pleasure, Thierry returns to Wish. But in this game, falling in love is dangerous for the heart, and Thierry might not like the man behind the mask.

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New Releases by Jason Nichols!

Back to His Roots (Crimes of Passion, Book 1)

by Jason Nichols and Kimber Kahn

Most asphalt road. Shallow depth of fieldFeeling lost in the world of Hollywood fame and glamour, young Jerrod McClain feels he is missing something. After coming out of the closet on live television in front of the entire world, he goes back home to the deep South in order to fill the void in his heart.

When he gets home chaos ensues and Hell on Earth erupts around him as he tries to put things right. Tears and blood are what it seems is required of him to get back to his roots and finally be able to live with love and peace in his heart.

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The Lost Fighters (The Lost Men, Book 1)

by Jason Nichols

The Lost FigherGuff was a lost man. Leading a secret life as Vance McCarthy, the MMA Champion Fighter, was not enough for him. His lover had been murdered a few years back and he was living life from one day to the next. A friend told him about an underground porn fighting organization.

Deciding to give it a shot, he shows up and gives it a whirl. Each day for a week, every fighter, be they straight or gay, fights an opponent. The loser is strapped to a bench and used by the one who defeated him while an audience watches. When done, the owner of the studio auctions off the loser to one member of the audience who then gets to make use of the loser in any way he sees fit, as long as no injuries are caused. The fights and the entertainment following the fights is filmed and put online. At the end of the week, a big fight, with all the previous winners is staged and only one can remain standing as the Grand Champion.

Guff is paired with Charles and over the next few days they develop feelings for one another. Will Charles be the man who finds Guff and sets him free?

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Giveaway! Big Diehl: Comes a Peace

Big Diehl: Comes a Peace

by George Seaton

Comes a PeaceBig Diehl struggles against his inner demons to make a home for himself and Joe Tye on the high plains of northwestern Colorado.
Big Diehl and Joe Tye leave Wyoming, with little more than their border collie, Jack, sharing dreams of making a home together on the high plains of northwestern Colorado. Their shared intent is to work hard, and establish themselves as good and honest men who only want a fair shake from those they encounter in the small towns and big ranches of this mountain paradise. Their hopes for the future become fragile, though, when not eveyone is willing to accept them for who they are. So too, the inner demons Diehl still carries from the first Gulf War threaten his and Joe’s dreams of the peaceful, loving place they both wish to embrace the rest of their lives.
Sequel to Big Diehl: The Road Home

Available Now: Vanished, by Carter Quinn

book_design_4_CMYK JPGHenry Cooley has good friends and a good life. He’s secure in his job and his relationship. He and Tom, the love of his life, are about to celebrate their twenty-first anniversary as a couple. Their son, CJ, is in his second year at Cal Arts. Henry’s only problems are his growing dissatisfaction with his job and the fact that Tom’s parents still hate him, even after all these years. At least those are his only problems until the morning he wakes up to discover Tom has vanished.

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Backlist Bonanza: Saving Skylar Hand, by George Seaton

1400x2100Saving_Skylar_Hand_Final (1)Lifelong love of two boys growing up on the west-central Texas scrub, their lives entangled by the dynamic of families so starkly different.
Skylar Hand and Cody Pinnt share their lives upon the west-central Texas scrub. Both born to a cattle rancher’s life, their view of the world and their place in it, takes one down a path toward heady dreams of a future away from the land. The other sees worth only in trudging his days, as his daddy has, upon the land; his dreams confined to what he has known his entire life. Their love is sorely tested by the choices they make.

Joyfully Jay says: “I was captivated by this story from the very beginning. The beautiful characters, that fabulous storyline, the hope for love and a future, even the short, easy to read chapters all served to bring this story to life. I highly recommend Saving Skylar Hand by George Seaton.”

Indie Reviews says: “Mr. Seaton gifts the reader with a beautifully written and tender holiday tale of lifelong friendship between two boys that are separated by the life choices they make as young adults, only to realize that their love for one another is immutable and that they cannot spend their lives apart.”

Rainbow Book Reviews says: “I totally fell in love with this wonderfully paced, coming of age tale of two Texas boys struggling to find themselves and their place in the world.”

 

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Available Now: Tail Slide, by P.D. Singer

TailslideFinal200x300Fresh powder snow and running water in the Colorado backcountry call Lon like the moon calls the wolves. Belly-sliding to a good time on the weekends makes up for a workweek at a desk, and meeting Corey adds a whole new level of fun to snowboarding.

It’s easy to slip away for time alone in the woods without raising suspicion, but how’s Lon to entertain himself when bad snow and a worse spill force them off the mountain too early?

Never give an otter a box of Cheerios.

 

 
Find Tail Slide at Rocky Ridge Books, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and soon at iTunes.

Backlist Bonanza: Big Diehl (The Road Home), by George Seaton

We’re starting a new feature here at Out in Colorado called Backlist Bonanza. That name pretty much says it all, right? I don’t need to spell it out for you? 😉

We’re starting with George Seaton.

Big Diehl_Hi_Res_Final-1Diehl’s return to Wyoming from six years of service to his country – including combat in Iraq – is colored with a dark intent to even the score with his father. But before he can once again embrace his adopted family, including Tony, a ranch hand with a military history of his own, Diehl’s single-minded purpose of revenge against his father precipitates events that turn his life in a direction never envisioned. His comfort through it all, is Jack, a Border Collie who Diehl rescues from certain death; a dog who, perhaps, rescues Diehl from himself.

Indie Reviews said: “Simply put – I loved this story, I loved this character, but most of all I love how this man writes.” 
Rarely Dusty Books said: “Personally I really enjoyed the ride Mr Seaton took me on – in his unusual writing style, with clipped sentences in which the use of a pronoun is considered overrated.”
Nyxx’s Nook said:  “An absolutely wonderfully written book that draws a clear picture of what is going on as well as great character development. Each character stands out in their own way and you can’t help but learn to love Big and his large personality.” 
Reviews by Jessewave said: “The book, which I enjoyed very much, wrapped up with a surprise ending. Definitely Recommended.”

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