Brian Beauchamp is sent to the ninth planet, Pluto, to help improve the terraforming efforts there. Unfortunately, his ex-lover Zack Kirkland is stationed there, too. Zack left Brian without a word three years earlier. Both men will be stuck on Pluto for a long time. Will they be able to work through their unresolved past? Or will things between them make their life in deep space unbearable?
In 1708 Japan, samurai Hirata finds out he has a secret admirer, Matsuda, but rejects him. Even though he isn’t ready for a relationship with a man, Hirata is in love with Matsuda. Can he convince an angry Matsuda of that love?
Cillian is trapped in his small village by his step-uncle, who has usurped Cillian’s inheritance and squandered it on his own two sons. A broken glass slipper brings him to the attention of King Malo, who leads Cillian to the royal bedchamber. But then Malo returns to the castle and leaves Cillian behind. Was their interlude just a game to the king or something more?
Ever since Jarrod spent a night of passion with Caleb, his body is transforming into a bear. After months of searching, he finds Caleb who explains he must be seeded by the other bears in the forest to complete the transformation. It sounds easy but Logan, the large brown bear, is not cooperative. Jarrod is determined to go through with it but it might cost him his life.
Captain Andrew finds paradise in the form of Tirnan, a merman beneath the waves of a utopian island. Soon Tirnan’s paradise island is being threatened by a volcano. Now the whole world is watching. How long can he keep the merman a secret?
Jarrod becomes stranded in a blizzard when he’s rescued by a mysterious man who appears out of nowhere. Reluctantly, Jarrod follows Caleb to his cabin hide-away. Caution and inhibitions are shed like clothes as Jarrod and Caleb find a mutual attraction. But is it too good to be true, Jarrod wonders? Caleb is not all he appears to be.
Henry meets Cole in a spooky cemetery for a quick hook-up and finds a crucifix in a pile of dirt. Suddenly they are being followed by the ghost of a pirate wanting his treasure returned. Unfortunately there is nowhere to hide even among the thousands of people in town for Mardi Gras. What must they do to escape the ghost?
After an alien race has harvested Earth of her resources, Dakota sets out from Dallas to St. Louis to find his lover, Grayson, across the ruined plains of the southwest facing unknown horrors as half-dead scavengers roam the land attacking wanderers and Mother Nature unleashes her vengeance.