Chantal Mer

Biography

Chantal Mer never set out to write books. Yet here she is, and she’s having a blast. Happily ever afters for everyone makes her heart sing.

When she’s not writing, Chantal can be found walking her adorable dog, going to musical theater with her daughter, observing the night sky with her husband and his telescope, and learning about the latest advances in video games with her son. Give her a book and a glass of wine and she’s in her happy place. Chantal lives outside of Philadelphia with her husband, two teens, her sweet pup, Miss Toffee, and her big orange tabby cat.

​Chantal also has the privilege of co-writing with her friend Susan Scott Shelley. Their low-angst stories have plenty of heat, a few laughs, and lots of love.

Where to find Chantal Mer online

Series

Love & Rugby: Season of Love
Three stories with overlapping timelines, take place during the same season of holidays, with the men from the Love & Rugby series only too happy to help their friends find love.
Savor
Price: $3.99 USD.
Seduce
Price: $3.99 USD.
Stay
Price: $3.99 USD.
Friendship
Big things happen in the small town of Friendship. Finding love, the biggest of them all.
Returning to Friendship
Price: $4.99 USD.
Running from Friendship
Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

Stay
Series: Love & Rugby: Season of Love. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Spending nearly every day together, Seth and Devonte realize how in sync they are in work, play, and strive to help each other achieve their dreams. But family ties and new opportunities tug Devonte toward a life far away from Seth, as they did fifteen years ago. With history threatening to repeat itself, will they choose each other, or will all the petals fall off their blooming relationship?
Where I Belong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Multicultural & Interracial, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Leon has fought hard to build a life for himself, one with friendships, safety, and stability, a far cry from his youth. After a night of dancing, flirting, and sparks with veterinarian Maalik, Leon is ready to jump back into the dating pool. With Leon, Maalik envisions a life he never dared dream. They fit each other perfectly, but will insecurities and uncertainties break them apart?
Running from Friendship
Series: Friendship. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Multicultural & Interracial, Fiction » Romance » Sports
Ollie is going to be the first woman to win the Triple Crown, and nothing will prevent her from fulfilling her lifelong dream. Not anonymous threats and not her sexy bodyguard. Xander is only in Friendship to figure out what he's doing with his life, but fighting the instant connection with the spunky jockey is impossible. Can they break through the defenses they've built around their hearts?
Returning to Friendship
Series: Friendship. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,860. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Returning to the small town she's avoided, a chance encounter reunites Julia Hughes-Humphries with her former best friend, Thad Tanner. The more time they spend together, the more they're reminded of their chemistry and compatibility, and the sizzle between them becomes hard to ignore. But can their relationship survive as hidden truths are revealed, and secrets escape the shadows of the past?
Seduce
Series: Love & Rugby: Season of Love. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
As the holiday season unfolds, Rocco and Wyatt find more in each other than they ever imagined. But Rocco wrestles with loosening the reins at work and fears Wyatt’s penchant for jetting off on adventures isn’t compatible with a life so consumed by his business. Can they find a way to gift each other what they need most, or will they end up alone under the mistletoe?
Savor
Series: Love & Rugby: Season of Love. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Gay
A Halloween kiss pushes desire into the spotlight, but can the possibility of love outshine their hidden fears?
Absolving Ash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,920. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Ash Delacroix Ariti is a tormented hockey player turned chef who finds himself face-to-face with Isaiah Blake, the sexy man whose career he destroyed a decade ago. As these two former hockey players build a professional alliance and friendship, they can not deny their attraction. Sparks fly and emotions race in this MM Hockey/Rivals-to-Lovers Romance.