What happens when Jack meets a sexy man atop that beanstalk? Rumors of treasure have long sent fortune hunters clambering up a magic beanstalk to a mysterious castle in the clouds. Survivors told of an evil giant who guards the gold and glittering jewels with savage strength. No sane man would dare risk the climb--but Jack has nothing left to lose. Shunned for his evil red hair and abandoned by his cruel lover, he's desperate to escape his life. Rion isn't a giant, only a man bearing the burden of protecting his family's legacy. It's a lonely existence, but he's duty bound. Then Jack appears, and Rion's world is turned upside down. After a blazing confrontation, undeniable lust sparks. Isolated in the clouds, Jack and Rion give in to their desire and growing connection. But do they have the courage to let go of the past and follow their dreams? Soon they must protect the treasure—and each other—from a new threat. And they have everything to lose. This gay romance from Keira Andrews and Leta Blake features enemies to lovers, a sexy redhead, a castle in the clouds, and of course a happy ending.
Author: Susan Laine
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: 2012-05-16
Kris Ellis thought that the time of arranged marriages was long past—but that was before the Great Unveiling revealed creatures of myth living among humans. Now a routine medical test has determined that Kris has a mate, a werewolf named Rafael King. Kris is fresh out of college and has plans for his life. None of them include being tied forever to someone he’s never met. But then Rafe calls him, and Kris starts to reconsider. After all, what must it be like to wait for your soul mate for two hundred years? Rafe is patient, strong, and kind, not to mention attractive. True to what Kris has heard about mates, sparks fly the second they meet. But Kris and Rafe are very different, and the werewolf way of life is dangerous. Is the fight for love really worth it?
Author: James Joyce
Publisher: First Avenue Editions
Release Date: 2016-01-01
An extraordinary look at an ordinary dayJune 16, 1904in the life of a middle-aged Jewish man living in Dublin, Ireland. Leopold Bloom, who is sure that his wife is being unfaithful, must come to terms with how that affects their marriage and whether it changes the nature of their love for one another. Richly detailed stream-of-consciousness narration immerses the reader in the thoughts and emotions of the characters as they deal with the normal events of daily life in Dublin, as well as grander issues like sexuality, prejudice, birth, and death. This is an unabridged version of Irish author James Joyce's groundbreaking modernist tale, which parallels Homer's Odyssey. It was first published serially in the American journal The Little Review between 1918 and 1921, and published in novel form in 1922 in Paris.
Catch Tara Lain's Bestselling Balls to the Wall Series Volley Balls David Underwood needs to go to AA--Alpha-lovers Anonymous. His last attraction to an alpha male got him into an abusive relationship, and now ogling two hot members of the Australian volleyball team on Laguna Beach gets him harassed yet again. But he can't resist the allure of the delicious Gareth Marshall...even if the man isn't gay. But Gareth's teammate Edge has secrets of his own, and David's ex-lover will never be happy without David under his thumb. With everything stacked against him, can a gay Laguna man find happiness with an alpha male--or two? Fire Balls Artist Rodney Mansfield is small and flamboyant...and a black belt in karate. Too bad the work of art he really wants is firefighter Hunter Fallon. The gorgeous "straight gay" guy could never want the Runtback of Notre Dame, so when Rodney's handsome surfer friend develops an unexpected passion for the beautiful firefighter, Rodney does what's best for everyone and helps Jerry land his man. And if that isn't enough to kill his chances, embarrassing Hunter by rescuing him from a firehouse bully seals the deal. Doesn't it? Then why can't Hunter get his mind off the powerful pipsqueak's face? Beach Balls Adam James is so far in the closet he could find Narnia, but coming out would threaten all he's built as the attorney for the homophobic WMA Development. Then, on an early morning dive, he meets a tall, lean rebreather diver named Sky who makes him want to live a different life...if Sky can get past the fact that Adam's everthing he stands against.
Author: Tara Lain
Publisher: Loose Id
Release Date: 2011-01-03
At a conservative Long Island University, renowned researcher, Dr. Emmaline Silvay, has two great loves -- her life-saving work, and her younger research partner, Jake Martin. The romantic love is impossible. She’s his boss and he lives with his girlfriend. But his “girlfriend” is actually a boyfriend; the beautiful and infamous supermodel, Roan Black. Resigned to a platonic relationship, Em accepts a weekend invitation to their home, but the men have a protege on their minds. She can’t resist, doesn’t even want to. But their intentions go far beyond passion. They want her to “be a part of them.” Their three-way love defies propriety and the standards of the University that funds their work. The supermodel’s fame makes secrecy impossible. Their protege threatens to crumble all she’s worked for. What will give way to make room for genetic attraction?
Author: Terhi Ainiala
Publisher: BoD - Books on Demand
Release Date: 2018-03-16
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Names in Focus delves deep into the vast field of Finnish onomastics, covering place names, personal names, animal names, commercial names and names in literature. It provides the history and current trends in this area of research, and also supplements international terminology with the Finnish point of view on the subject. Brimming with examples and clear explanations, the book can be enjoyed by the most studious of researchers as well as the casual reader who has a genuine interest in the study of names.
As an assassin, Leopard shifter Toby has always liked things simple in his life. He takes his jobs, performs them with efficiency, and thatês it. So, the last thing he needs is to find out he has a long-lost brother. Even worse, he doesnêt need a Beagle shifter developing a crazy fixation on him. Hale has been attracted to Toby since the first moment he saw the Leopard shifter, but Toby has always ignored him. Will Hale win out and get the Leopard of his dreams? Or is he destined for disappointment?