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Not all treasure is gold…

“Out here, I feel free.”

After spending his youth caring for his younger sisters, Sawyer Russell finally has the freedom to chase his own dreams—the dreams of a treasure hunter. The hunt for the lost gold his parents were searching for when they died keeps him roaming the Florida coast, the sea a more alluring mistress than any of the women he’s loved and left along its shores.

“I don’t see any way out.”

Jack Finnegan is trapped: trapped in a small town after his cheating ex-boyfriend deserts him, trapped in a job that stifles him, under the thumb of a dishonest, homophobic boss, trapped in the depths of his own loneliness. With no friends, no prospects, and no way to ease the pressure, his artistic creativity has died along with his dreams.

“The sea is full of unexpected gifts… I just never expected to find one like you.”

A shared adventure and the promise of starting anew hold the keys that will unlock both their hearts. When you’ve sunk to the bottom of the sea, the only direction left to go is up.

“You think you can go gay for the summer?”

“I’m the bad egg in Team Gay.”

Gay romance author Aaron Douglas has a love ’em and leave ’em reputation. Finding a gorgeous gay romance author nearby is a thrill, even if Conor says he’s straight. When Aaron’s landlord kicks him out, Aaron moves in with Conor. They can write and fix up Conor’s cute farmhouse together. That’s all. Aaron won’t fall for another straight guy… even one as amazing as Conor.

“What do I know about gay romance?”

Conor Kennedy just wants to renovate and sell his old farmhouse. Everything feels broken until Aaron jokingly offers the perfect solution. Why not pose as a cute gay couple, complete with dog, for the summer? But Conor wants to do more with his gay co-author than write romance novels.

“Will you sweep me under the rug again?”

Living in tight quarters challenges both men to stick to the terms of their deal. They’re opposites in almost every way. As their fake relationship deadline approaches, questions loom over them both: were they only faking, or has something real blossomed between them? Will their love be strong enough to keep them together?

There has never been a time when Rick Taylor hasn’t been out and proud. Hiding who he is and blending in is not an option as Rick lives his life by the mantra out and loud, stand out in a crowd. He’s poster boy gay with a capital G and that’s not going to change – for anybody.

When he accidently outed himself, Matt Connell’s life went into freefall. Cut adrift from his family and the life he knew, Matt carries a ton weight of emotional baggage as he takes his first faltering steps towards living his life as an out gay man.

Neither should be the man the other is looking for, but when Rick opens his door to the cocky plumber with the beautiful green eyes one January morning, he knows his life will never be the same again.

Against every danger light that flashes, every siren that screams stop! and every dire warning from friends and family, Rick and Matt throw themselves into a passionate, all-consuming love affair. But as cracks start to appear in the life they are striving to build together, both are forced to as the question: can love alone ever be enough?

“I never expected to find someone like you.”

“I need to know who I am on my own.”

Adam Grant is ready to take charge of his own life. Instead of the corporate internship his wealthy, controlling father secured for him, he’s going to spend the summer working in the mountains of British Columbia. He’ll be outside his comfort zone and beyond the reach of his father’s influence, the perfect environment to find himself. But he’ll find something else while he’s there, too… love.

“I don’t rely on anyone but myself. I can’t afford to.”

Jase Miller expects life to let him down. Fighting against odds that have always been stacked against him, he’s learned some valuable lessons. Don’t trust anyone. Keep your feelings hidden. Look out for yourself first. But stuck in close quarters with a new trainee up on the mountain, Jase is about to find out that there are some things he still has yet to learn.

“We’re better together… no matter what they throw at us.”

Each man will have his world turned upside down, but when outside forces work to tear them apart, can they trust in the love they’ve found to pull them through?

I’m not sure that love is in the cards for me.

I used to believe I really wanted to be married. But now that I’m getting divorced from my ex-wife, I’m not sure anymore. Despite being close to her, there was no passion in our relationship. I’m starting to think I may never find someone to fall passionately in love with…

But I am really starting to like this Hunter kid.

I’ve been hurt one too many times.

After a bad break up and losing my job, it’s beginning to feel like my life is falling apart. So when I get an opportunity to dogsit for a recent divorcee, it feels like things might really turn around. The only problem is that this recent divorcee is funny, handsome, and incredibly charming.

But I don’t want to fall for my straight boss. I can’t handle the sting of another rejection.

Ronnie Durand is a country boy who transfers to the University of Washington after two years at Central. He’ll have to give up playing football, though finishing his education at a major university in Seattle—and being out and proud without having to look over his shoulder—makes the sacrifice worthwhile.

But finding friends at a huge school is tough, especially when the hottest guy Ronnie meets makes him doubt his own sanity.

Sang’s been on his own a long time. He’s only a couple steps away from living on the street, and he’s got dreams so big they don’t leave space for a steady boyfriend. Then he meets Ronnie, who just might be strong enough to break through his barriers….as long as Sang lets him in on one big secret.

Disenchanted with his life path, wedding photographer Luke Golden desperately needs a change. He’s been single since college, and he just can’t admit to himself that he’s got a thing for men. That is, until he meets him at a client’s wedding. He’s impossibly handsome, he’s got a voice of gold, and he’s one of the most famous pop stars in the world.

Will Masterson’s life has been a flurry of stage lights, five star hotel rooms and flashing cameras, never giving him a moment to pursue his true passions or show his real self to the world. He also desperately needs a change, to make a true connection that has been sorely missing in his heart. When he meets Luke, the handsome stranger unaware of his celebrity status, the two hit it off in a way neither have felt before.

As the notes of their passion begin to perfectly harmonize, they must do everything they can to keep their relationship out of the public eye and away from Will’s uptight and authoritarian stage mother. Can the two men keep their secret hidden, or will the curtain come crashing down on their love forever?

Hell’s Kitchen has nothing on the flames Giancarlo and Garrett ignite at Restaurant Ransom…

Garrett Ransom is America’s hot chef du jour. He has a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York City, a hit reality TV show, and a new man in his bed every week. Yes, he secretly thinks his business partner, Giancarlo “Carlo” Rotolo, is hotter than a ghost pepper, but he would never jeopardize their friendship with a fling. Then Garrett overhears some juicy gossip among the crew and realizes he’ll have to break Giancarlo’s cardinal rule, no banging the staff – for Carlo’s own good, of course. Just a taste of Carlo should be plenty. Long-term relationships aren’t on Garrett’s menu.

Giancarlo’s been in love with Garrett forever. He’s sure Garrett will eventually realize they are destined to be more than business partners. But when Garrett installs his latest boyfriend as their new chef d’cuisine and announces plans to leave Carlo in New York while he opens a second restaurant on the west coast, Carlo is forced to re-evaluate his life.

Can a high-strung British chef and a nice Italian boy from Brooklyn find the perfect fusion of fine-dining and family-style?

Adam Finley has a secret life…
Living with his conservative parents, Adam dares not express all the feelings he keeps buried inside. Bisexual to the core, he keep his gay side buried deep; only exposing it in the expanse of the world wide web.

Blake Roberts lives life wide open…
Out and proud, Blake helps people come to terms with their sexuality in a safe open space. He wants everyone to be honest; to themselves and to others.

When online friends become real life people…
When Blake meets Adam, he at first doesn’t realize their secret connection. Once it comes to light, will he live by his honor code and stay honest and true? Or will Blake keep it hidden for the sake of his new-found feelings?

Bitten by a mutant scorpion in a motorcycle club initiation gone wrong, former rich kid Damon awakens with the power to read minds.

Damon doesn’t belong in this Arizona town. Until a few months ago, he was out and proud and studying theater in his Brooklyn prep school. Then his father went to prison, and Damon was shipped off to live with his redneck uncle. There’s no way he’s joining his cousin’s MC– even if one of the riders has the most amazing hazel eyes.

Steele figures the New York boy can’t be interested in a guy covered in dragon tats. But he wants Damon near him just the same. Why not initiate him into the MC? It’s one bite. They’ve all gone through it.

Who knew that this particular scorpion’s bite would give Damon the power to see straight into Steele’s soul?

He went from homeless to porn star. Now, he’s a prisoner.

Liam’s life in gay porn is far from glamorous. Saved from the streets of Vancouver as a teen, he thought his life was turning around. He was wrong.

Justin is the neighbor with a crush. Oblivious to Liam’s secret career, he’s content to be a friend silently longing for more until the truth stumbles drunkenly into his apartment one night.

Liam’s nightmare is growing darker and his desperation to end it may cost him his life. Can Justin find a way to rescue him before it’s too late?

Finn thinks he’s not worthy of love. Luke thinks he’s destined to be a lone wolf. But once they find each other, their lives will never be the same.

Fresh out of the institution after a failed suicide attempt, Finn’s ready to crawl back up and reclaim life. He’ll stick to his plan, take the tests, kiss all the butts and get back into grad school. That’s all he thinks about until he meets his new roommate the older, intimidating Luke.

Kicked out of his pack for being gay, alpha wolf Luke sees no way out of the solitary life he leads. That is, until he sees Finn, bent over the kitchen island, and the need to claim him, take him, becomes too much to bear. He’ll do whatever it takes to bring Finn out of his shell and convince him they’re mates.

But Luke’s alpha essence begins to change Finn in ways he never could have imagined. While the possibility of starting a family fills him with pride, the fear of the unknown, of what it could do to Finn, fills him with dread.

One thing Luke knows for sure–there is no going back, not after finding Finn.

Dumped by his movie star boyfriend, writer Trevor Cunningham trades the glitz, glamour and pricey house in Hollywood for a quaint turn-of-the-century bungalow in Copper Bluff, Montana. This infuriated author’s going to write a gruesome death for his ex, a big change from his best-selling gay romances. Now, instead of fighting traffic on Melrose Avenue, Trevor’s trying to chop firewood with his puggle Sabrina by his side.

Don Harper’s lived his whole life in this faded boom town. Need a house weatherproofed? Need a fence built? Have an old mine shaft open up? Call Don Harper! Don’s never been sure there are other men who want what he wants, but he spies books on Trevor’s shelves, books with men loving men.

The mutual attraction is there from the get-go, but how is a mountain man supposed to fit into a Hollywood kind of life? And how can Trevor realize he’s worth Don’s masculine attentions?

They’ll both find out when winter turns to spring. Because spring is shaft season.