Welcome Grant C. Holland

Today we have Grant C. Holland and 
Love for Christmas

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Sometimes love needs a little extra nudge from the holidays.Both Les and and Sly are still hurting from recent breakups and they vow to avoid romantic entanglements for the foreseeable future, Unknown to each other, they set out from Phoenix, Arizona on parallel holiday road trips to reach Chicago by Christmas Eve.Good-natured happy-go-lucky Les is great at friendships and a failure at love relationships. He relocated to Phoenix to stick by his best friends and immediately jumped into another painful dating situation that ended in a parking lot Christmas tree market. Sly is eager to leave one of the worst years of his life behind. The end of a two-year romance and the death of his stepfather cast a cloud of gloom over his December. He’s determined to have a better Christmas with his grieving mom in Chicago.By the time Les and Sly unexpectedly cross paths for the third time in their journey, they suspect it just might be more than coincidence. With the help of Christmas carols, Cadillac Ranch, burgers on the road, lots of cookies, and Santa Claus himself, Les and Sly find their happily ever after just in time for Christmas morning.Les is the best friend of Jensen, one of the main characters in the novel Love Next Door, but this Christmas tale can be easily read as a standalone story.

How the Book Came About

This is my first holiday novella. I knew that I wanted to write one, but I wasn’t sure where I wanted to start. When so many of my readers asked for a story about Les, I knew that was where I needed to start.

At the end of Love Next Door, the key characters in the novel all relocate

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from the Midwest to Phoenix, Arizona. I originally planned to write a story about the holiday in the desert southwest, but I knew that Les needed to find a way to return to the Midwest for his Christmas. At least, that’s how I would feel. He also needed to fall in love because he failed so miserably in earlier relationships.

I love road trips, and from childhood, I remembered how if you traveled a common route, you might run into the same people more than once along the way. That’s what happens between Les and Sly. You’ll also recognize that I love Christmas. There’s a lot of the holiday in this book, Christmas carols, cookies, and even Santa himself. I also think if you’re going to be in the city, Chicago is one of the most beautiful cities in the world at Christmas.


Les stood at one corner of the check-in desk snacking on a chocolate chip cookie and bending the hotel clerk’s ear about some situation in the past. I tried to think of something to say that could appropriately address the coincidence. The word, “Hi,” felt so inadequate.

Before I could speak, Les recognized me. He nearly choked on his cookie and coughed while pounding the desk with his right hand. I said, “I’d like a room for the night.”

While Les struggled to regain his composure, the woman at the desk smiled and shook her head. “I’m so sorry, Sir. I checked a customer into our last room only fifteen minutes ago. I know that one of our properties on the east side of the city still has rooms available. Can I call ahead for you?”

Les listened and then tried to speak. He couldn’t stop himself from coughing. I looked at him with some alarm, but then I heard a low wheeze and a long intake of breath. He choked out, “Don’t go!”

I turned to the desk clerk for help. “Could you get this man some water?”

I knew from past first aid training that the Heimlich wasn’t called for since Les could choke out words. He was breathing, and he wasn’t turning blue. The clerk acted quickly and filled a paper cup from a water cooler in the back corner of the reception area.

Les gulped it down and blurted out, “Oh, holy shit!” Two seconds later his face turned a bright shade of pink, and he uttered, “Oops.”

“It’s quite alright. I didn’t mean to make you choke, and I don’t want to intrude. The east end of the city isn’t far. I’ll have a head start on the drive in the morning.”

Les waved a hand, coughed, and said, “No, I insist. I’ll give you a warning, though. I watch any cheesy Christmas stuff on the TV that I can find.”

“The Grinch?”




“That awful version of The Little Drummer Boy?”

“Well…”The clerk chimed in, “We all have our limits. Can I toss in a comment here?”

I said, “Please do.”

She stretched across the desk and cupped her right hand gesturing for us to come closer. I leaned in, and Les joined me. He was close enough that I wanted to reach out and touch the whiskers on his cheek. The clerk said, “I know I shouldn’t say it because it would mean one less reservation for the company, but I think the two of you are a perfect match. It’s the holidays. Take a chance. We’ve got couches in the lobby if something goes horribly wrong.”

Les grinned from ear to ear. “See, she’s on my side. Listen to her.”

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Grant C. Holland lives in the upper Midwest, and he’s devoted to small-town stories and men who have their hearts firmly rooted in the country’s heartland. He grew up in a small Midwestern town much like those in his stories, and he has a special love for the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River. You can most often find Grant settled in a coffee shop with tea in hand letting his muse lend a guiding hand to developing his stories of gay romance.

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Welcome Tanya Chris

Today’s guest is

Tanya Chris with her Christmas story, 

Giving Chances

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‘Tis the night before the night before Christmas and there’s only one Bright Light Beauty Shoppe left in all of Connecticut. When Mitch and Jackson make a simultaneous grab for it, they make a connection that goes deeper than a brush of hands over a gaudy pink-and-purple box.

Mitch is shopping for his youngest sister, who he hasn’t seen since he came out to his parents a year and a half ago. This will be his first Christmas back with the family he’s not sure he can forgive.

Jackson is shopping for a new boyfriend. No! Bad Jackson. He’s supposed to be on a relationship break. His ex-boyfriend only moved out a month ago and his best friend tells him he’s too quick to jump into commitments. The plan is to enjoy some uncommitted sex, so why not enjoy it with Mitch?

As the final days of Christmas count down, Mitch and Jackson find that all they have to do to get everything they want this year is give love a chance. 

Giving Chances is an M/M standalone Christmas novella

…with a happy ending. 

Tanya Chris

Tanya writes in a variety of romantic and erotic genres, being an avid follower of many of these genres herself. Some of her favorites are M/M romance, MFM threesomes, and female dominated BDSM.

Tanya lives in New England with her boyfriend and her cat and has participated in many of the activities about which she writes, but not all of them. It’s left to the reader to decide which are which.

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Origin story:

I wrote Giving Chances to submit to a Christmas anthology. The theme for the anthology was “gifts” which I incorporated into the book in two ways. First, our heroes meet while grabbing for the latest must-have toy off the shelves of a toy store at the mall. Mitch wants it for his sister, Jackson for his niece, and so a gift is literally the way the story starts.

But the best gifts we give each other don’t come in a box. Mitch has been estranged from his Catholic parents since coming out. Now they want to reconcile and he’s uncertain about it. Jackson talks him into giving his parents a second chance.

A lesbian friend of mine saw Bohemian Rhapsody over the weekend. I asked her what she thought of the bisexual representation and she was OK with it. (I know there are are people with harsher opinions, but she enjoyed the movie—thought it was shallow but entertaining and especially loved the music.) The one thing she wasn’t buying was the way Freddie Mercury’s parents reconciled with him at the end. She doesn’t believe parents ever change their minds like that.

Some mutual friends of ours just got married in Vegas after what we thought might be a permanent engagement because the mother of one of the brides is so dead set against it that she refuses to be in the same room as the other bride. Our friend finally decided she wasn’t waiting for her mother to come around anymore and committed her heart where it belonged. Yay for them.

Do parents ever come around? I don’t have any personal experience because in my family coming out announcements don’t cause rifts. Even my ultra-traditional Mexican-American cousin-in-law constrained himself to disgruntlement when his son came out because that’s what being a parent fucking means. But I like to think people can outgrow their prejudices, and I hope we can forgive them when they do.

All that probably makes it sound like Giving Chances is a deep and angsty story, but it’s 90% fluffy fun—snowball fights, dirty massages, sweet sex, and Christmas cuddles between two guys who deserve the best love can give them. The story wasn’t picked up for the anthology, so I published it myself and you can buy it for $0.99 or read it free with KU.

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Welcome Lynn Michaels

Once again, Lynn Michaels is here. This time with Red Run Rescue, part of the Winter Magic anthology at eXtasybooks.

Sequel to the Spring Fever anthology these six stories bring you shifters seeking warmth and cheer with a little Winter Magic thrown in for this festive season.

Winter Magic – where warmth and cheer and all good things associated with the festivities of this magical season are set to make your hearts glow. The Winter Magic anthology features six shifter stories from some of your favorite eXtasy Book authors. Let romance work its magic for you this winter.

These 6 authors originally came together with these hot shifter stories in

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Spring Fever, where restless wolves and excited shifters of all kinds expect to fall head over heels in love due to Spring Fever.

Now, they’re back with 6 sequels…

Winter Magic is full of hot surprises, including Red Run Rescue from Lynn Michaels…

Red Run Rescue, Winter Magic by Lynn Michaels    
New twins, the magic of Yule, and a new threat for the red deer shifters. Rory and Donner have brand-new twin, red deer fawns, and they plan to celebrate the magic of Yule with their new family. Their party is interrupted by the council who had found another red deer, and she’s pregnant. It’s an obvious trap, but Rory and Donner can’t ignore it. Celebrating Yule means so much more this year.

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Donner didn’t waste time thinking about what his human form
thought about it all. He lowered his head and charged the other deer,
turning from protector to competitor in a flash of flank and tail

Red Run Rescue, Winter Magic ~Lynn Michaels

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Lynn Michaels lives and writes in Tampa, Florida where the sun is hot and the Sangria is cold. When she’s not writing she’s kayaking, hanging with her husband, or reading by the pool. Lynn writes Male/Male romance because she believes everyone deserves a happy ending and the dynamics of male characters can be intriguing, vulnerable, and exciting. She has both contemporary and paranormal titles and has been writing since 2014. Her stories don’t follow any set guidelines or ideas, but come from her heart and contain love in many forms.

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Welcome Cameron Allie

Today’s guest is

Cameron Allie with her story, A Little Bit of Naughty

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Three lonely people. One chilly winter evening. Multiple bottles of wine. A crackling fire. One hot night that might lead to more…

Brandi is interested in having a sexual affair with her friend Emily. Brandi thinks one hot night will be enough to cleanse her need for Emily, the only problem: Emily’s straight.

Emily has a crush on their friend Reed, who has recently been dumped. Brandi sees this as an opportunity to help Emily capture Reed’s attention, while also scratching her own itch. Quiet, bookish Emily agrees to Brandi’s wicked plan, and finds herself more than a little intrigued by the idea of surprising Reed with a three-way.


The whistling sound emanating from Emily’s phone indicated she had a text message.

When Emily glanced at it, Brandi saw her brow furrow in confusion. “What is it?” Brandi asked before taking a sip of coffee.

Emily looked up from her phone.“Reed just texted me, but all it says is that Rachel left. What do you suppose that means?”

Brandi shrugged. “Ask him.”

Brandi watched as Emily’s pale,slender fingers glided over the keyboard, carefully selecting each letter.Brandi continued to drink her coffee. It did wonders to warm her up on such a chilly afternoon. With Christmas only a week away, the coffee shop was decorated with lights, ribbons, and little Santa Claus dolls. People stood inline waiting to order a drink or a treat, most of which were themed for the holidays. Everything from eggnog Frappuccinos to gingerbread cookies helped to spread cheer to those dusting the snow off their coats.

“You don’t think he means that she actually left, do you? I mean like packed up and left, left,” Emily wondered as she set the phone down.

“Maybe. It’s not news they were having problems. They fought all the time. It’s been like an icebox in their house for months. Do you remember, like, three months ago we had dinner there,and they didn’t speak to each other the whole time? After we left we could hear them yelling at each other. That’s just not healthy.”

“But that was months ago. You don’t think they’re still upset?”

Emily was such a sweetheart. A naïve sweetheart. She worried about everyone’s problems, and she constantly wondered what people thought of her. If Brandi had to guess what Emily wanted for Christmas, she was sure it would be world peace, but Brandi knew there was something naughty lurking beneath that good-girl persona. No one could be that nice all the time. Brandi was trying hard to get that mischievous side to show.

The phone whistled again. They both looked at it. Emily snatched it up before Brandi had a chance to read the text as it skidded across the screen. Brandi smiled as a gasp escaped Emily’s pretty mouth.

“She did! She actually left him.”

Causally, Brandi asked, “When?”

The phone whistled again.

“Last week. He wants to know what I’m doing.” She bit her lip. “He wants to talk.”

Now it was Brandi’s turn to gasp. “You like him, don’t you!”

Emily blushed.

“Admit it.”

“He’d never go for me. He’s so suave and debonair. He’s always wearing fancy clothes, and he makes a lot of money. He’s out of my league. Rachel was perfect for him, classy, refined. Geez! The two of them used to go to wine tastings.”

“It didn’t work out for him and Rachel, though, did it? She was too snooty. He needs someone who actually want shim, not the outward appearance.” Brandi considered the situation and came up with an ideaone that would give Emily a shot at Reed, plus give herself a chance to see what was beneath Emily’s candy-coating. “You know what we should do?”


Brandi quickly glanced around the crowded coffee shop. Emily followed suit, looking from table to table, before her gaze settled back on Brandi’s. Reaching across the table, Brandi placed her hand on Emily’s, leaned forward, and whispered, “We should have a three-way.”

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Romance author Cameron Allie grew up in a small town north of Toronto. As a child she loved stories, and after reading her first romance novel at age fifteen, her dreams of writing became singularly focused on the love story. She is currently living in Ontario with her husband, their young daughter and with their cat, who is constantly trying to interrupt the writing process.

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Welcome Amy Aislin

Today we have
Amy Aislin with Christmas Lane!

It’s recent college graduate Zach Greenfeld’s favorite time of the year and he’s just received a temporary gig planning Lighthouse Bay’s Christmas parade. Not only does it speak to his penchant for organization, it also puts him face to face on a daily basis with his unrequited crush—Holland Stone. But his new job starts off in disaster when the most important float—Santa’s sleigh—gets damaged. 

Holland needs to win the Lighthouse Bay Christmas parade float competition in order to grow his new dollhouse-making business. The prize is an article in a major city newspaper, and nothing beats free advertising. Except, eager to help the adorable parade organizer, he volunteers to help fix Santa’s sleigh, leaving no time to work on his own float, and putting his prize at risk.

Damaged floats, snowstorms, and a last-minute parade emergency force Zach and Holland closer than ever. All they need is a little bit of Christmas magic to help them realize they belong together. 

Title: Christmas Lane

Series: Lighthouse Bay #1

Publisher:  self-published

Release Date (Print & Ebook): November 29, 2018

Length (Print & Ebook): approx. 65,000 words

Genre: m/m contemporary romance

Tropes: May/December, small town

Cover design: Jay Aheer at Simply Defined Art

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“Christmas is my favorite time of year,” Zach said.

“You don’t say.”

Something soft hit him in the back. Whirling, he gaped at a smirking Holland, then at the crumbled snowball at his feet.

“You didn’t!”

Holland’s smile widened. “Oh, I did. What are you gonna do about it?”

This was a new side to Holland. One Zach was totally on board with. He grinned and scooped up some snow. “It’s on!” A second snowball hit him in the shoulder. He straightened, gave a war cry, and—

Where’d Holland go?

Whack. A snowball to the back of the head. Pieces flaked off and fell down the back of his jacket.

“Ahhhhh!” Hopping around, he tried to get it out to the chorus of Holland’s laughter. “Cold, cold, cold.”

Holland poked his head out from the other side of the Christmas tree. Another snowball hit Zach in the thigh.

“Oh, this is war, Holland!”Giving a great cry, Zach tackled Holland to the ground. Snow sprayed in an arc around them, getting everywhere. In their hair, in their boots, up pant legs,underneath jackets that got rucked up as they tumbled, exposing skin to the elements.

“Ha ha!” Zach crowed from atop Holland, where he straddled Holland’s thighs, arms in the air in triumph. “I win!”

“You think so?” Holland flipped them, and all of a sudden, Zach found himself on his back, staring up at a laughing Holland.

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He froze as calloused fingertips lightly brushed his cheek, sweeping away a small patch of snow. Holland’s hair, mostly white with streaks of dark brown, almost sparkled in the brilliant lights of the tree. His weight pressed Zach into the snowy ground, but Zach didn’t register the cold or the hard earth. Pressed together from thigh to chest, all Zach felt was Holland’s hard body against his own. His heart pumped. What would he see in Holland’s eyes if Zach met them? Curious and apprehensive in equal measure, Zach lifted his gaze.

Holland’s eyes, the color of faded denim in the light of day, were black as the night against a backdrop of red, green, blue, and white lights that shone from the tree. Only inches away, they locked with Zach’s. Zach’s breath left him in a rush, fanning against Holland’s face. Holland’s gaze dropped to Zach’s lips.

Zach quivered, waiting.

Clearing his throat, Holland stood, towering above Zach at his full six-foot-two height. He held out a hand. “Let me walk you home.”

Zach slumped deeper into the snow and closed his eyes against the disappointment.


Smiling gamely, Zach took Holland’s hand and let Holland pull him up and walk him home.

Amy Aislin

Amy started writing on a rainy day in fourth grade when her class was forced to stay inside for recess. Tales of adventures with her classmates quickly morphed into tales of adventures with the characters in her head. Based in the suburbs of Toronto, Amy is a marketer/fundraiser at a large environmental non-profit in Toronto by day, and a writer by night. Book enthusiast, animal lover and (very)amateur photographer, her interests are many and varied, including travelling,astronomy, ecology, and baking. She binge watches too much anime, and loves musical theater, Julie Andrews, the Backstreet Boys, and her hometown of Oakville, Ontario. 

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Welcome Helena Stone

Helena Stone is here to tell us about her Christmas Surprises!

Christmas Surprises

Thank you Lynn Michaels for inviting me to your blog and allowing me to tell you and your followers about my two new Christmas stories. Yes, you read that right:  two! Let me tell you how that happened.

Writing a Christmas story was the last thing on my mind this November. After all, I’d written one this summer, submitted it to Dreamspinner Press and, much to my delight, had it accepted for the 2018 Advent Calendar. So, as far as I was concerned, that was Christmas done and dusted—thank you very much.

But,  my muse being a temperamental creature, decided to show me another idea when I was about ten days into NaNoWriMo writing a completely different story. I know better than to ignore or annoy my muse, so I interrupted writing story #1 and dove, head first, into what would eventually be a 16k long Young Adult, Christmas, coming out tale.

And that’s why I’m here promoting not one, but two Christmas releases. I’ll start with the surprise story: A Miracle in the Library since that has been available for over two weeks by now.


Seventeen-year-old Mitch McCann has been trying to dodge his bullies for eighteen months. He isn’t out, but that hasn’t stopped the popular gang at school from tormenting him for being gay. Three weeks before Christmas, in a desperate attempt to shake his pursuers, Mitch flees into the abandoned community hall, only to discover the building is far from empty; inside he finds a fully stocked library as well as Mr. Nichols, the very welcoming librarian.

The library turns into Mitch’s refuge of choice, where he can read books that answer his endless questions, without fear of encountering abuse. His peace of mind is shattered when nineteen-year-old Cian Leavy enters his sanctuary. Cian is the boy who made Mitch realize he’s gay, and he’s more attractive now than he was eighteen months ago, when Mitch literally ran into him.

Will Cian unwittingly disrupt Mitch’s life again? Or has the scene been set for a miracle in the library?

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My second story, Too Hot for Santa, is, as I mentioned, part of the DSP Advent Calendar. As such, I have no clear idea when exactly it will go out to those who subscribed to the whole anthology, but, I can tell you all about the book.


Jonah Walsh’s fledgling acting career in Dublin comes to an abrupt end when a video of him in a compromising position goes viral on social media. The offer of a part in a Christmas play in Sydney, Australia arrives at exactly the right time, although he isn’t sure about celebrating Christmas in the scorching heat. Nick Claseman isn’t happy that the actor he and his sister have hired will be occupying his granny flat. As for Jonah’s enthusiasm for Christmas, Nick doesn’t get it. He hasn’t decorated or celebrated in years.

When Jonah turns out to be anything but a stuck-up starlet with delusions of grandeur, and Nick proves he’s not usually grumpy and borderline hostile, the two men gravitate toward each other. Their attraction morphs into something more when Jonah reacquaints Nick with the pleasures of Christmas and Nick shows Jonah the beauty of Australia. But Jonah is only Down Under for a few months. It would take a Christmas miracle for them to have a future together.

At the time of writing this post, Too Hot for Christmas is only available on the Dreamspinner site. But, keep an eye out for social media posts from me. I’ll share the various other links as soon as they are available.

LINK to Dreamspinner Advent Calendar

LINK to Too Hot for Christmas in the DSP store

Amazon links: Amazon US | Amazon UK

Author Bio

Helena Stone can’t remember a life before words and reading. After growing up in a household where no holiday or festivity was complete without at least one new book, it’s hardly surprising she now owns more books than shelf space while her Kindle is about to explode.

The urge to write came as a surprise. The realization that people might enjoy her words was a shock to say the least. Now that the writing bug has well and truly taken hold, Helena can no longer imagine not sharing the characters in her head and heart with the rest of the world.

Having left the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam for the peace and quiet of the Irish Country side she divides her time between reading, writing, long and often wet walks with the dog, her part-time job in a library, a grown-up daughter and her ever loving and patient husband.

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Welcome A E Ryecart

Today’s guest is

A E Ryecart with

A Kiss Before Christmas and

Company for Christmas

A Kiss Before Christmas:

A Kiss Before Christmas: A snowy London love story

Christmas is looming and Jack De Lacy needs a solution to one hell of a fix.

Dumped by his boyfriend in favour of his best friend, Jack’s been busy bragging about the hot new man in his life.

A hot new man who doesn’t exist.

With an important function to attend where he’ll come face-to-face with his ex, Jack knows he’ll be a laughing stock when his boasts are exposed as nothing more than wishful thinking. He’s desperate but time, like his options, is running out.

Rory Kincaid is scared he won’t last another night sleeping rough on London’s frozen, snowbound streets. With all the homeless shelters full, Rory seeks refuge in the first empty doorway he stumbles across.

Finding Rory shivering in the sub-zero temperatures, Jack can no more send him away than kick a puppy out into the cold. A shower, shave and hot drink later, and the grubby street kid is transformed into a beautiful young man.

As the attraction between them grows, so does a plan that will get Jack out of the mess he’s in and give Rory a warm, safe home for Christmas. Sweet and adorable, Rory will make a great fake boyfriend for the festive season – the problem is, neither Jack nor Rory is sure where the make-believe ends and the truth begins.

Warning: this 37k novella contains a camp Christmas tree, a drag queen Christmas fairy called Doris, way too many jugs of eggnog, a closet posh boy, and the sweetest Kiss Before Christmas ever.

Available to buy on Amazon or read in KU.

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Company for  Christmas:

Who says fairy tales are only make-believe?

Every night, Nathan works the street known as The Rack. Like every other rent boy, he dreams his Prince Charming will come and take him away to a better life.

Too bad Nathan’s stopped believing in fairy tales.

Max has everything except the one thing he craves: somebody to love, cherish, and protect.

Somebody to call his own.

When Nathan and Max’s worlds collide on the cold and grimy backstreet, little do they know that Christmas magic has already cast its spell.

Maybe fairy tales really can come true after all.

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Hello, I’m A E (or Ali as my readers know me). I write mm romance and gay fiction ranging from sweet and warm with all the fuzzies to gritty, hard-edged and challenging. Born and raised in London, I like to set my stories against the background of the big bad city. Much of the action takes place in around places I’ve lived, worked, or just spent time in – usually with a large glass of wine in hand it has to be said – but with a little artistic licence applied. I now live just outside London in a house that’s always untidy and with a husband who keeps me fueled with endless mugs coffee and, of course, glasses of wine.

Find me on my website at www.aeryecart.com where you can also sign up to my mailing list, and in return I’ll send you a free story as a big squishy thank you. I’ll also send you a monthly newsletter updating you on what I’m up to,what’s coming next, books I’ve read and recommend, and a whole lot more.

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Don’t forget the giveaway….

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Don’t forget the giveaway…. For a signed paperback of Cupid’s Christmas Arrow, a $10 Amazon gift card, & an eBook of Frostbite Christmas to one winner!


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