Barnaby Sloan and his boyfriend, Liam, are trying to be more open and communicative, and tell each other everything. With New Year’s Eve approaching, Liam invites Barnaby to join him at the museum’s New Year’s Eve party. At first, Barnaby is hesitant because he knows his ex-boyfriend, Xander, will probably be there, but his desire to please Liam overrules his worry about the temptation Xander may present.
At the party, all seems to be going well until Barnaby meets Jared, Liam’s cute, new secretary, and Jared’s date: Xander. Xander makes no secret that he still wants Barnaby. Shaken by the encounter with Xander, Barnaby lashes out at Liam and seeks comfort elsewhere in the museum. New Year’s Eve is a time for new beginnings. Can Barnaby resist the temptation to return to old habits?
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This trio of short stories features Noah Kingston and Sawyer Shaw from Apples & Gin, a photographer and a country singer doing their best to stay in love despite distance, disapproval, and the occasional disagreement. From snowed-in airports to walking down the aisle, Noah and Sawyer know one thing is certain: true love is delicious.
Stories include Animal Crackers, Birthday Cake, and Wedding Cake.
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Jory loves the night. You meet the most interesting people after the sun goes down. But when a new man approaches Jory at a poetry slam, Jory’s love of the night may be his downfall — or introduce him to an entirely new sort of night life.
Jory Garcia is a slam poet who hasn’t performed since his relationship ended. At his first competition in months, he meets a blind man named Robin and is instantly attracted to him. A kiss in an alley exposes Robin as even more of a creature of the night than Jory is, and Jory plunges eagerly into Robin’s mysterious world. But knowing Robin is a monster is one thing — can Jory accept Robin into his life without becoming a monster himself?