An author of gay erotic romance, J.M. Snyder began self-publishing gay erotic fiction in 2002. Since then, Snyder has worked with several e-publishers, most notably Amber Allure Press and eXcessica Publishing.
Snyder’s short fiction has appeared online at Ruthie’s Club, Tit-Elation, Eros Monthly, and Amazon Shorts, as well as in anthologies released by Alyson Books, Cleis Press, and others.
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Come Whatever Storms
When a deadly flu-like virus decimates the Earth's population, Court and Ronnie are among the survivors. In the post-apocalyptic chaos, Court realizes he's in love with his friend. Always has been, and always will be. Come whatever storms, he knows can weather them with Ronnie by his side. But will he find the courage to tell Ronnie how he really feels before it’s too late?
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Just the Three of Us
Remy is looking forward to a holiday vacation at a secluded cabin with his lover, Lane. He's planned the perfect getaway for just the two of them. But when his ex-wife changes her Christmas plans at the last minute, he has to bring along his 8 year old son, Braeden, too. Braeden doesn't know Lane, or even that his father is gay. What will happen to the romantic holiday Remy planned for so long?
I'll Take the Rain
My boyfriend is the jealous type, and I always seem to say or do the wrong thing at the wrong time. Unfortunately, our roommate only sees us when we're at our worst. I hope her misplaced concern won't come between us. Or maybe it’ll be my own stupidity that tears us apart.
A Surprise for Daddy
In this follow-up to A Present for Daddy, it's been six months and Dave has something special planned -- a surprise luncheon with his two favorite people in the world. Jenna's in on it, and excited to skip school for the occasion. But can they convince Bobby to ditch work and play a little hooky?
Jason Peters is a young widower whose son, Tyler, is starting a new school in the middle of the term. His new teacher, Greg Boucher, is incredibly attractive. For the first time since his wife’s death, Jason finds himself interested in the possibility of a romantic relationship.
A Present for Daddy
Bob’s wife left him with a 7-year-old daughter. While visiting his parents for Christmas, he runs into Dave, an old high school friend, who admits he’s always been attracted to Bob. With his wife gone, Bob finds he’s open to the idea of a relationship with Dave. But what will his daughter think?
Write Every Day: A Year of Daily Writing Prompts
This collection of 366 writing prompts can be used daily as a starting point to get you writing ... and keep you writing. Each day of the year has its own, unique prompt. This book will kick-start your writing or take you in exciting new directions every day of the year! Great for all genres!
Lesser of Two Evils
In college, Jared falls in love with Larry but isn't out to his parents. Then Larry asks to meet Jared's family. Jared knows his sexuality will distant him further from his father. Unless he can find some way to soften the blow ...
Crash and Burn
When Chris discovers his lover Aaron is secretly taking prescription drugs for depression, he feels as if he doesn't know Aaron any more. He's afraid to bring up the pills he found, but more afraid of losing his lover. Will he be able to step in and say something before it’s too late?
Don't Be Late
Who says marriage is bliss? Blake and Jeremy had more time together dating than they do as man and husband. Working long hours keep them apart, and their schedules rarely sync during the week. They only make love on the weekends. One hectic day follows another. Will they ever get a moment alone?
We're Not Fighting
Jack is in a committed relationship with Aiden and, in Jack’s mind, no one else matters. So when a new girl in the office flirts with him, he thinks it’s nothing. But Aiden is pissed. Jack wants the whole thing to blow over, but it looks like Aiden’s about to blow up.
Publish Yourself: Create & Sell Your Own E-Books
If you've ever wanted to retain more of your royalties or try publishing e-books but didn't know where to start, this book is for you! Best-selling, multi-published author J.M. Snyder has written this no-nonsense, hands-on guide. She takes the mystery out of e-publishing while making the process of creating an e-book simple, cheap, and easy.
A Heart Divided
When Confederate Lt. Andy Blanks takes water to a wounded soldier dying in the darkness of the battlefield, he’s shocked to discover Samuel Talley, his former lover last seen heading west. Now wearing the coat of a Union soldier, Sam is severely wounded and infection has begun to set in. It’s up to Andy to tend his lover’s wound and get Sam the help he needs before it’s too late.
After high school, Donnie and Jack enlisted in the Navy and were assigned to the same company before being stationed on the U.S.S. Oklahoma together. One night on leave, Donnie crosses an almost imperceptible line between friendship and something more. But Japanese bombers have their sights trained on Pearl Harbor and Donnie may not get a chance to apologize.
Conflict of Interest
On a whim, Alex signs up to volunteer with an outreach program at a local youth shelter. When he's asked to work with Jamie as a big brother, Alex envisions a little kid he'll pal around with. What he doesn't expect is Jamie Owens, an 18 year old boy with a bad attitude who's only two years younger than Alex. And damn hot. Though Alex tries to keep his distance, their friendship turns into love.
The Name on My Wrist
James, middle-aged, is given to one-night flings with younger men in whom he searches for someone he lost long ago. A random comment by his latest catch draws his mind back to the past, to a boy he once loved so fiercely, a boy drafted and sent to fight in Vietnam. A boy lost in the war. A boy James has never forgotten. WARNING: This is a very sad little story. It's also one of my best IMHO.
Gabe fell in love with Luce the moment they met. Unfortunately, love is a forbidden emotion among angels, and their sin costs one of them his wings.
NOTE: This story appears in my collection, OTHER WORLDS THAN THESE, and doesn't have a happy ending.