C.J. Baty

Crashing Waves
Series: The Warfield Hotel Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Originally Published: July 13, 2017 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Justin Warfield ran away to Italy to put the events of last summer and a certain dark-haired private eye behind him, to no avail. If anything, he can't help but rehash what happened over and over. When he finally returns to South Carolina, the hotel he runs with his brother has suffered a series of incidents that are starting to look less accidental after a death threat is received Not...
Drifting Sands
Series: The Warfield Hotel Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,950. Language: English. Originally Published: July 10, 2017 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Drifting Sands The Warfield Hotel Mysteries Bk 1 As he approaches his fortieth birthday, Justin Warfield feels alone, drifting like the sand that blows along the beach near his family's hotel. He has done exactly as his father wanted. Married the right girl and carried on the family tradition of running the Warfield Hotel. On paperthings seem perfect, but happiness hasn't been a part of his...
Not Again
Series: E.M. Ferguson Detective. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2023 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Lizzie Ferguson is not a typical 1912 woman. Owner of the E.M. Ferguson Detective Agency, she prefers to live life outside of society's norm – both in and out of the bedroom – which leads to complications when she finds herself attracted to her beautiful assistant, Julia Straton, and an arrogant, yet devastatingly handsome journalist named Walton Crew. But who has time for romance when there...
The Secrets of Whitcomb Manor
Series: The Pinkerton Man Series, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,280. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2023 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Michael O'Leary is lost without his lover, Stiles Long. Going to England he finds family, new friends, and lots of secrets. A telegram from his friend Lizzie Ferguson state, the new year will bring happiness.
Deep as the Ocean
Series: The Pinkerton Man Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: English. Originally Published: September 20, 2021 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical » American
What started as a vacation for Stiles Long, Michael O'Leary, and Lizzie Ferguson, soon turns to murder? Aboard the ocean liner, the Mauretania, every luxury is at their fingertips. Sumptuous food, comfortable staterooms, dancing, card games, and anything else your first class heart can expire too. What the trio did not expect was a face from a past assignment to follow them on their cruise...
The Pinkerton Man
Series: The Pinkerton Man Series, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Originally Published: July 11, 2017 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
THE PINKERTON MAN SERIES C.J. BATY BOOK ONE: THE PINKERTON MAN Stiles Langberry leaves England under the dark cloud of blackmail. He resettles in America with a new name, becoming a Pinkerton Agent. His new employer sends him undercover to a brothel that serves homosexual men, where prostitutes are being murdered. In the course of his investigation, he becomes involved with Paul, one of the...
Sweet & Spicy
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 28,440. Language: English. Originally Published: November 26, 2021 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Second Chances Finding your first love again is a one in a million chance, but with the help of his son, Carter has a date to meet the man who changed is life so long ago. They were just kids, but Carter had never forgot that one night with Asa. Now in their forties could they begin a new life? Carter waits not so patiently in a hotel lobby reminiscing about the years gone by praying for a...
Cannon Fire
Series: The Legend of the Ghost Train. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,300. Language: English. Originally Published: May 15, 2020 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
1862 – Maxwell Ryder refused to honor a prearranged marriage with Penelope Walker. Instead, he fell madly in love with her younger brother, Jeremiah. When Maxwell returned to his regiment, Penelope planned the murder of her brother. Hiding his body where no one would ever find it. Maxwell died during a Civil War battle never knowing what happened to his love. Present – Luke Ryder was the last...
A New Dream
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,740. Language: English. Originally Published: February 11, 2018 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
This is a re-release of a previously published book. With updated material, re-edited and a new cover. Walt Thompson had started training for the Olympics when he was just in grade school. Skiing was like second nature to him. It was all he had ever dreamed of. A great coach and a fabulous sponsor and he was on his way. Until a freak accident on the slopes at the winter try outs, left him with...
Murder in New York
Series: The Pinkerton Man Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Originally Published: May 25, 2018 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical » 20th Century
Coming back to New York to see her ailing father, Lizzie Ferguson did not expect to find him healthy and newly married to a much younger woman. She, also, didn't expect to connect with an old lover and childhood friend or be accused of killing her father. But, life has a way of knocking you to your knees when you least expect it. Stiles Long had always regretted that the killer, from his first...
Aces Up
Series: The Pinkerton Man Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Originally Published: June 25, 2019 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Stiles Long emphatically did not want his lover, Michael O'Leary to go on the assignment he had been given. He didn't care that Michael was an amazing poker player or that his commander thought Michael was the perfect man for the job. He almost lost Michael once. He couldn't go through that again. Michael needed this. He needed to prove that he was able to take care of himself. He didn't need...
Smoky Mist
Series: The Legend of the Ghost Train. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,640. Language: English. Originally Published: January 27, 2020 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Jesse Lawson was never afraid of the strange and unusual dreams he had. But lately, they were becoming darker leaving him with a need to discover why he was having them. He believed he would find answers at the site of logging camps in The Great Smoky Mountains. His great grandfather had lived and died there, and Jesse was sure it was Jackson Douglas haunting him. Carter Thompson never knew his...
Whispers, Rumors, & Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,420. Language: English. Originally Published: July 20, 2017 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Romantic Comedy, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Lucky Valentino didn't believe in love. It was nothing more than whispers, rumors, and lies. His world was just fine with the men who passed by for a moment. Even when his brother Adam tried to convince him, he still didn't believe it. That is, until he saw an angel's silhouette in a window above the new dance club, WIngs. Angelo Martin moved to Phoenix to start over. He was tired of the...
Island Paradise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Originally Published: July 20, 2017 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Gar Lancaster wasn't depressed, no matter what his sister, Nellie, said. He didn't need a trip to a tropical island to meet some guy for a vacation romance. Sex was, he could get that. Love and commitment, those were two entirely other things. But when Mike Peters kissed him on the balcony under a sea of star with the pounding waves hitting the shore below them, things changed. Maybe, he didn't...
Down But Not Out
Series: The Pinkerton Man Series, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Originally Published: August 31, 2022 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Stiles finds himself torn between his loyalty to his agency director and friend, James McCullough, and his loyalty to friend Lizzie Ferguson and his lover Michael O'Leary. He can't explain the overwhelming feelings of darkness that he feels. When the new director of the St. Louis Pinkerton Agency, fires Lizzie and Michael, then pairs Stiles up with a new agent, things begin to unravel all...
Coal Dust
Series: The Legend of the Ghost Train. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Originally Published: November 16, 2020 by C.J. Baty. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
When the past and present collide: Craig Waterson fell down a coal mine air shaft and woke up in 1932. He couldn't speak or do anything to change the outcome of what he was seeing. His great uncle, Tucker Winchester and a miner named Boone Douglas met fell in love but were doomed. Craig could do nothing to stop it. When he awoke back in his own time, his injuries kept in the hospital and led...

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