Four years ago, Derek nearly lost everything after being outed by his teammates. Now he finally has a chance to get it all back as a walk-on for Eastshore College… if he can resist his immediate attraction to the gorgeous and very straight star quarterback.
An instant connection during practice leads to an easy friendship that only grows stronger off the field. Derek is convinced friendship is all it’ll ever be, but a very confusing moment of impulse leaves both of them fumbling for answers about their relationship.
As curiosity gives way to passion and passion gives way to something deeper, Jason and Derek will have to tackle their own personal demons to bring home the win and earn their happy ending.
Nikita Tarasov: brash, tattooed, Russian. He’s the latest acquisition of the Seattle Breakers hockey team, but he’s hiding a secret that can’t get out. He’s a lone wolf, an alpha separated from his pack. And that separation is driving the wolf inside him crazy.
Blair and Nikita butt heads at first, but it’s undeniable: they have incredible chemistry on the ice. And maybe off it, too. Until Blair accidentally stumbles over Nikita’s secret one night. Now the man he was determined to ignore holds Blair’s life in his claws.
As the attraction between them slowly develops and sizzles, Blair has a lot to worry about: there’s a reporter sniffing around, his werewolf teammate might murder him, and he has to hide his entire life from his team. Sooner or later it’s all going to come crashing down…
Robert Rennet was just trying to pursue his dream of tutoring young children. He thought being hired by the Capatelli family was his big break: they respected his credentials and paid him way more than he asked. But then Robert overheard a little too much and he had to make a decision: be an accomplice to the family’s dark secrets or bring them down. His impending testimony will shake the organized crime family to it’s knees, if he can survive long enough to give it…
Liberal Austinite Travis Boyd recycles, shops local, and is partner in a successful green-building company. After his last disastrous relationship, he’ll never again date a man who’s not out. A little discretion while working for ultra-conservative clients in west Texas is hardly the same as being in the closet. Anyway, the only person he’s interested in being indiscreet with is the client’s macho son. Not happening, Trav.
Bo Vargas is a cowboy-boot-wearing, meat-eating, truck-driving ode to masculinity. He’s not gay. The men he picks up on business trips are just anonymous diversions. Travis isn’t anonymous. And there’s something about him that makes Bo want to expand his relationship options. Maybe.
When a popular dating app sends Bo and Travis on the same blind date, the night explodes in passion. One night isn’t a problem. But what will each man be willing to risk the morning after?
At twenty-three, an undiagnosed heart condition sends pro hockey player Cameron Riley back to his hometown newly single and looking for work. Cam can’t hide his past – especially when his heart racing is a big risk, and boy, does his new boss’s nephew make his heart race. Noah’s exactly the kind of guy Cam needs after his hellish ex.
Art curator Noah Clark is glad his beekeeping uncle hired this hunk. Cameron is a sweet, smart bad boy. Noah works hard, like organizing a hockey-themed art exhibition, and he wants to let himself love hard. Noah’s busy life would be perfect with Cameron, but what’s his new lover hiding?
Pitting Cam’s budding relationship with sweet Noah against millions of bucks, Cam is offered a lot of money to abandon his new priorities: life, love, and family. The game of their lives is on the line. And after all’s said and done, is it too late for Noah to forgive Cam for his partial truths?
American student Sean Elliott, on a break from his London uni program, is lost in Amsterdam when his phone dies. He stumbles on an unexpected concert, only to bump into the stage manager: a very familiar face. His ex, Alex Howell, was the one who got away, but now they’re both single and the chemistry burns between them. Before they can even meet for a date, his nerves get the upper hand – and then a mugger strikes, putting Sean in danger and reminding him of his past… a past one man helped him forget.
Alex encourages him not to retreat into his old shell. With Alex’s help, Sean confronts his newfound and old fears only to find himself drawn to Alex like never before… and the feeling is mutual. Can he risk putting his heart on the line again? More importantly, can he risk letting Alex slip away again?