A.J. Demas

Books

Honey and Pepper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » Ancient World, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
(4.00 from 1 review)
Newly freed from enslavement, Nikias is making a life for himself in the bustling city of Pheme, working at a snack stand, drinking with a group of anti-slavery radicals, and pining for the beautiful law clerk next door. When he sees his crush attacked in the street by an outraged ex-client, it seems it’s finally Nikias’s chance to be the hero.
Strong Wine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 14, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Ancient World
Strong Wine is the third book in the Sword Dance trilogy, the conclusion of Dami and Varazda’s story from Sword Dance and Saffron Alley. This time with fake fortune tellers, real courtroom drama, and … fertilizer?
One Night in Boukos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,770. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
On a night when the whole city is looking for love, two foreigners find it in the last place they expected. The riotous Psobion festival is about to begin in the city of Boukos, and the ambassador from the straightlaced kingdom of Zash has gone missing. Ex-soldier Marzana, captain of the embassy guard, and the ambassador’s secretary, the shrewd and urbane eunuch Bedar, are the only two who know.
Saffron Alley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,960. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
A month ago, eunuch sword-dancer and spy Varazda collided with ex-soldier Damiskos at a seaside villa during a dizzying week of intrigue, assassinations, and a fake love affair that—maybe—turned real. Now Varazda is back home in Boukos, at the centre of a family and community he dearly loves, and Damiskos is coming to visit.
Something Human
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adares comes from a civilization of democracy and indoor plumbing. Rus belongs to a tribe of tattooed, semi-nomadic horse-breeders. They meet in the aftermath of battle, when Rus saves Adares’s life, and Adares returns the favour. As they shelter in an abandoned temple, a friendship neither of them could have imagined grows into a mutual attraction.
Sword Dance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 12, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Sword Dance is the first book in the Sword Dance trilogy, an m/m romance set in an imaginary ancient world, with murderous philosophy students, sex acts named after fruit, and love blossoming in the midst of mayhem.