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The Fall Guy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Originally Published: January 7, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In 1920s New York, Pinkerton Agent John Brady is assigned to a brutal robbery/kidnapping, an open and shut case with an obvious culprit - but nothing and no one are what they seem. Small-time crook Cesare Donati has the perfect getaway: a transatlantic cruise ship. When Brady turns up at his cabin door, Cesare knows he is out of options until they reach England. Will London be a safe haven or a...
Paradox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,530. Language: English. Originally Published: February 1, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Phil's job is full of danger and excitement most of the time, and he trusts his partner with his life. Until Ryan kisses him. It's a diversion tactic to convince the heavies they're two harmless gays, but that kiss shakes Phil's world to its foundations. He doesn't do commitment, doesn't need or want a long-term lover, but that's what his heart is reaching for. Drifting in and out of a dream...
Sea Change
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,480. Language: English. Originally Published: January 24, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Injured on duty and no longer fit for active service, soon-to-be-ex-Coast Guard Bran Kaulana is drifting, filling his days helping out at the Wai Ola Rescue Center, one of Honolulu's wildlife charities. He's working with the new veterinary, Steve Lucas, a British man drawn to O'ahu by his fascination with dolphins. As their friendship slowly deepens into something they never thought they'd find...
Undercover Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Originally Published: January 27, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
London 1935: industrial espionage, blackmail, and two Home Office agents masquerading as lovers in a dance band. What could possibly go wrong? With the cooperation of a top-ranking scientist and his son, Tom Langton and Robert Darnley are sent in as bait for a gang that uses blackmail to steal industrial secrets at a time when Hitler's rise to power in Germany threatens Europe. The two men are...
Starfall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Originally Published: May 31, 2020 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ash is looking for his sister. He refuses to accept she's dead and he's come halfway across the galaxy to the lakes of Vermont in search of her. Faye and Conn are on the trail of an underage runaway who has no intention of going back to Florida with them. They all meet up in Amassol, Vermont. When Ash and Conn encounter each other, the attraction is immediate and almost overwhelming. It's also...
Game On, Game Over
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Originally Published: January 21, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
John Jones, aka Aidan Whittaker, a negotiator with MI6, is currently on assignment in Tajikistan, close to the Afghanistan border. His undercover mission is complicated by the arrival of a couple of Americans, journalist Brent Babcock and his photographer Scott Landon. The two men are there to document the ancient Silk Road, but when Babcock gets wind of a hot news story, he starts asking...
Never Too Late
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Originally Published: January 30, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
The old sugar maple features strongly in Stuart's life. He'd first met Harry here, while he was completing a college project. Many years later, Stuart scattered Harry's ashes under the tree. For six years he's been alone, and doesn't expect to find anyone else. Then he meets Tom. But Tom is twenty years his junior, and Stuart can't take that in his stride. Their age difference is irrelevant to...
Falling Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Originally Published: February 1, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Thanks to a lucky win on the Power Ball Lottery, Joel has fulfilled his ambition - an island of his own. All he needs now is to show it to Gray, his best friend and ex-lover, who had shared that childhood dream. But life moves on and people change. So do connections. They can transmute into something wonderful and lasting, but only if both men feel the same.
Finders, Keepers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Originally Published: January 7, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Coming off a high-pressure undercover job for his company's covert Retrievals Department, despite being on the edge of burnout, Jeff is thrown straight into another mission, to trap illegal metal detectorists who'll be planting a priceless reliquary in a field. To be in the right place at the right time, Jeff seduces Alan, son of the farmer who may or may not be in on the million dollar scam...
Fool's Oath
Series: Fool's Odyssey, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Originally Published: January 8, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Being a newly-fledged vampire isn't easy. A rush of over-confidence on Xavi's part and his friend dies bloodily. Xavi is forced to face the reality of his new nature and the depth of his relationship with Andreas. And then there's the gold hidden in the walled-up crypt of the church…
The Cameraman's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Originally Published: February 2, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Mark Renfrew is a researcher for a paranormal reality TV show, but no one involved with the show knows he is the real deal—a genuine psychic. When a cameraman encounters a ghost and needs his help, he has to come out of that particular closet. Along with his archaeologist lover, Jack Faulkner, Mark must find a way to break the ghostly cycle of injury and death on a haunted road, but things don...
Fool's Errand
Series: Fool's Odyssey, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,550. Language: English. Originally Published: January 7, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
First in the Fool's Odyssey Trilogy - Xavi is a sometime hooker, sometime gigolo, working the rich pickings of wealthy tourists and bored socialites of Barcelona in 2042. His current meal ticket is Sophia Matas, the wife of a prominent politician. Then Sophia is assassinated and he's the only witness. Within hours, Xavi finds himself in protective custody and in a safe house. His guardian is...
Love in Three Moves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Originally Published: January 10, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Three short stories chart a passionate love affair, yet true love rarely runs smoothly on its way to that Happy Ever After. It Takes Two David Grainger and Ben Tremayne are perfect partners in business and friendship – and finally they give in to the temptation of taking that further. Their passionate love has been brewing for a long time, and everything about their new affair is wonderful...
The Psychic's Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,760. Language: English. Originally Published: February 2, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
"I curse you and your children's children, that you shall all live out your allotted years, and that those years shall be filled with grief and loss and betrayal, even as you have betrayed and bereaved me." Four hundred years ago in rural England, a mob burned two men to death, but not before one of them, Jonathan Curtess, hurled a dreadful curse at the mob's leader, Sir Belvedere Fitzwarren...
The Carpenter's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Originally Published: February 2, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
It should have been a bit of a break for Mark Renfrew, attending an archaeological conference with his lover, Jack Faulkner. No ghosts, no drama beyond the academic. But it didn't work out that way. The modern Five Star hotel held a dark secret, and Mark knew he had to uncover it before more people were hurt.
Fox Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Originally Published: January 18, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Rob is under commission to clean two Elizabethan portraits painted on wooden panels. But other collectors want them as well, and one will stop at nothing to get his hands on both panels. The portraits were stolen from Fox Courtney's home, and he wants them back. He, too, will stop at nothing. He has the advantage—he's a vampire. The inevitable clash will endanger Rob and his family, but as he...
Home and Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,740. Language: English. Originally Published: January 30, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
It's December in the Cotswolds, deep in the heart of England, and Ben Elliot of Home-Safe House & Pet Sitting is looking after Mrs Bonney's home and two dogs while the elderly lady is away for two months recovering from an operation. When her black-sheep grandson, Adam Prescott, turns up on the doorstep, Ben has to take in the stray human as well. Adam, hurting and betrayed by family, boyfriend...
Facets of Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Originally Published: January 23, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Aspects Of Love Three Love Stories starring six men finding love – Home And Heart, a new love. Falling Again, a rediscovered love. Never Too Late, a second chance May-December love. Home And Heart A new love - Ben is taking care of old Mrs Bonney's house and dogs while she's away over Christmas. Adam has no money. Black sheep of his family, he has no job, nowhere to go, except his grandmother's...
Carlyle's Crossing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Originally Published: November 11, 2020 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Jubal, the last Carlyle, lives the full width of the continent away from his Abenaki ancestors. Then a letter from a lawyer draws him and best friend Sal to the suffering town of Whitewater, Vermont - where dark forces, unleashed by one man's obsession, bring depression and hopelessness to the people. Jubal's father was unable to drive back the incursion, but Jubal knows he must try. Without...
Dark Waters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Originally Published: February 1, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Flein is a wanderer by instinct and need, roaming the known world as the fancy takes him. In the Highland village of Glenfinnan, women have been brutally murdered. The killer is a waterhorse, a monstrous shapeshifter by all accounts. But when Flein meets Donnchadh, first in its equine form, then its man-shape, he knows the waterhorse is innocent. Flein is drawn to the shapeshifter, but he finds...
Coins Not Accepted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,650. Language: English. Originally Published: January 16, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
"Bring me the contents of the security box from the bank, and make sure you're not followed." Miles Carter carries out his grandfather's instructions, and finds himself caught up in a dangerous tangle of family mysteries, and the unexpected return of Allan Warwick, his childhood friend. Add to that a parallel country and a plot to overthrow its government, both of which seem to involve his...
Duet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Originally Published: January 6, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Once burned, twice shy, John hasn't dared to act on his attraction to Simon, until the chance to sing a famous duet sets their friendship on fire. The echo of a centuries-old love, unheard by most, brightens Simon's life. Then John picks up the melody and finds the words to their song. When music decides to write a love song... it's a duet.
Caravaggio's Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Originally Published: January 14, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Paul Calleja is estranged from all but one of his family, his artist Great-uncle Lawrenz in far-off Malta. When he learns that his beloved Great-uncle has died, he flies immediately to pay his respects and to mourn the man who was more of a father to him than the one who had kicked him out for being gay. There, he discovers that Lawrenz had been protecting an incredible secret that centered on...
Sullivan's Yard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Originally Published: September 23, 2016 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Cal Beaufontaine, son of a Creole restaurateur and a recent graduate from culinary school, is starting his career as an apprentice chef in Modesto, California. His newly renovated apartment borders a derelict peach farm, Sullivan's Yard, and the lingering scent of peaches inspires dreams of making love to a sexy but faceless man in his backyard beneath a peach tree in full bloom. On his first...
The Sinclair Selkie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Originally Published: January 6, 2017 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
American Donal MacCraith is on a road trip along the western coast of Scotland to the Western Isles. His family roots are there, but his main reasons for the extended vacation are the songs and legends. He's a folk-singer, come to collect some new old material. In Stornoway he meets the Shielingers and Niall MacLachlan. When he continues his exploration of Lewis, making for the small crofting...
Tawny
Series: Melusine's Cats, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,060. Language: English. Originally Published: September 6, 2016 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
When Melusine's enemies come to the valley in search of revenge, she needs to rebuild the war band she has lost over the centuries. Her cats are the keys to this. Each one is a guardian, and formidable in its greater avatar. A guardian, along with two chosen warriors, form a triad. All three must come into the triad willingly, and as willingly give their oaths of loyalty to her. But Melusine is...
Aloes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,110. Language: English. Originally Published: March 3, 2021 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
Perry Latimer's day begins just fine, but ends badly. A series of fluke events leaves him in a coma in the ICU. Four days later, he awakes to discover the head injuries have scrambled his synapses and given him an unexpected talent. The taste of aloes, two incredible architectural projects, and a man with intense golden brown eyes, sweep him into a mystery that starts off with anonymous threats...
In The Doghouse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: English. Originally Published: February 10, 2017 by Kouros Books. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Jerry Thorne is on the run with a greyhound, and nowhere left to turn for safety but an old one-time friend, Mike Brown. Which could be a huge mistake. Not only did Jerry have a crush on the man back in the day, Mike is also a cop and has no wish to take in the two strays…