A heartwarming and gorgeous free short story to snuggle up with by the fire this Christmas
Poppy is looking forward to spending her first Christmas in France at her boyfriend, Leo’s, Château. And as the snow falls softly around the dramatic castle, Poppy can’t think of anything more magical.
There are new traditions to discover, a cosy Christmas market to explore and best of all, a promise of a secret treasure hunt from gorgeous Leo. The clues take Poppy on a magical tour of the chateau, each place holding special memories for her and Leo – their first date, their first kiss, the list goes on.
And at the end, hidden beneath the mistletoe, is one last surprise for Poppy. A simple question that could change her life forever....
His mother, however, has other ideas.
And so does Sol's husband, Adam.
A stand-alone holiday special featuring Sol and Adam from Checking Him Out.
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WARNING: this story contains sex acts between consenting male adults.
Josh is torn between Rick's memory and the unexpected, powerful attraction he has for Eli. He's not ready for anything new, but he desperately wants the comfort and understanding Eli provides. Tidewater's winter storm just needs to snow the two damaged men in long enough for them to realize they can heal each other.
Tira Archer is done with killing, done with fighting. She's hung up her bow, saddled her mule, and headed for home. But children are disappearing from the peaceful village of Raven Crossing. Her search for the children brings her face to face with vicious kidnappers, goblin armies, and mercenary dwarves. A war is brewing, and not just any war. It's a war where the dead don't stay fallen.
Hurt, exhausted, and sick of fighting, Tira will have to take up her bow once again. Somewhere there is a dark wizard manipulating the living and controlling the undead. Tira is saving an arrow just for him. He plans to rule the world, but he hasn't planned on Tira Archer.
Keywords: Elves, goblins, adventure, war, rescue, castle, swords, sword and sorcery, high fantasy, magic, spells, dungeons and dragons, dwarves, high fantasy, epic fantasy
Get your tacklebox packed, your pole ready, and your soul primed for adventure. Two-time Robin Herrington Memorial Award finalist Robert Bose (nEvermore; AB Negative; Enigma Front: Burnt) takes you on a guided tour all the way from the lakes of hell to the unforgiving sands of the red planet. Fishing with the Devil and other Fiendish Tales collects stories new, and previously published, spanning the genres from Science Fiction to Urban fantasy, from childhood terror to bizarre bathroom horrors, while always keeping the Devil himself close at hand.
She's after a necromancer who uses the undead as puppets in her mad schemes. Tira has sworn to take the sorceress down, no matter what the cost.
She gets sidetracked when she meets Su, a fugitive on the run from some nasty bounty hunters. Then she meets Alerak, a vengeful nobleman who thinks Su is a murderer, and Roth, a former assassin turned priest, who's been given the task of hunting down the real killer.
By the time they realize they're all pawns in a dark conspiracy, Su is in a cell, scheduled for execution, and Roth is in the clutches of an old enemy. Tira senses the hand of the necromancer behind it all. This could be her chance to stop the woman once and for all. All she has to do is rescue Su from the gallows, pluck Roth from the clutches of vicious pirates, keep Alerak from blundering into a deadly trap, and lead the entire motley group in an assault on an impenetrable fortress.
The only sensible thing to do is to ride away, but Tira's in too deep to stop now. It'll take more than an outraged noblewoman with a squad of cavalry, a band of river pirates, and a flying ship full of mercenaries to stop Tira. She's going to bring down a necromancer, and may the gods help anyone who gets in her way!
Keywords: sword and sorcery, high fantasy, epic fantasy, fantasy series, battle, castle, goblins, magic, sorcerer, witch, adventure, rescue, assassin