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Founded in 2010, JMS Books is owned and operated by author J.M. Snyder. While most of our titles are gay erotic romance, we also publish fantasy, young adult, poetry, and non-fiction.

We are a small press that publishes in both electronic and print formats. Short stories and novellas are available in e-book format and compiled into single-author print anthologies. Novels are available in both print and e-book formats.

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Boxes
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After being in a prison cell for two years, Hector hopes to get home and breathe easy. But he can't. His dead father's things wait for his attention, and his sister can't help with much of anything. Getting back to civilian life is always tough for ex-cons, and it's no different for Hector. Seems that he's boxed in. Again.
Stepping Up to the Plate
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 110,830. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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At 16 Stacy Evans dropped out of high school in hope of moving on with his life. But 4 years later, he's stuck in an abusive relationship and works long hours at a dead-end job just to get by. He enrolls him in a GED program where he meets Darian, a teacher who is everything Stacy's friends are not -- smart, successful, and damn sexy to boot. Can Stacy turn his life around with Darian's help?
Parking Lot Hero
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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It's the weekend of the Super Bowl. Vic is looking forward to a quiet Saturday with his lover, Matt. But when a trio of ruffians terrorize their landlady in the parking lot of the local grocery story, Vic finds the superhero in him called to action. This fast-paced, sizzling hot short story is offered for free as a sample of my work and to introduce readers to my superhero characters, Vic & Matt.
Trucker and Pup
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Despite being damaged both emotionally and physically from previous relationships, Kevin is helplessly drawn to the dominant trucker. Joey’s muscles and rugged good looks means he never has trouble finding men to take to bed. But no man has managed to get under his skin ... until Kevin.
Diving In Head First
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
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Scuba diver Keith needs a place to stay, and his coworker Gerard offers to house him temporarily on the Lady Bertha, the boat Gerard helms. Financially independent, Gerard loves the sea but is a bit unsure about his sexuality. So Keith goes the extra mile to show Gerard how much he appreciates the man’s hospitality.
Graffiti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,560. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Before the Internet leaving a message on the walls of public restrooms was a way to hook up with someone looking for sex. Alan Daniels takes a chance and leaves a note on the wall of a john in a park. Tom Clarkson finds the note. Will lead to a night of anonymous sex or is there something more in store for these two young men.
Conflict of Interest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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On a whim, Alex signs up to volunteer with an outreach program at a local youth shelter. When he's asked to work with Jamie as a big brother, Alex envisions a little kid he'll pal around with. What he doesn't expect is Jamie Owens, an 18 year old boy with a bad attitude who's only two years younger than Alex. And damn hot. Though Alex tries to keep his distance, their friendship turns into love.
The Firefighter in the Snow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal
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Haunted by his father’s mistakes, Cody Laughman chose to withdraw from the life around him -- and what better place to be a recluse than NYC? But when he is forced to visit his hometown in rural Alaska, all kinds of feelings come back to the surface; throw a handsome, manly elf into the mixture, and Cody soon is in over his head.
Soldier Boy
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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In the jungles of Vietnam, First Lieutenant Stu Willis met Private Richmond Patterson and fell hard for the new recruit. Their brief romance burned bright, but the very war that brought them together finally tore them apart. This isn't the happy-ever-after you're looking for, but it is one of the best stories I've written to date. So consider yourself warned.
Destination Elk Pond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
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Sam is a new pilot in town and gets to know the devilishly handsome Brett Edmond. When a serious accident with a float plane is averted by Sam’s quick actions, it brings them even closer together. But his meddling landlady threatens their budding relationship. Will Sam stay grounded in Elk Pond or will he take flight?
My Girlfriend the Lap Dancer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
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For my boss's 50th birthday, our office decided to take him to a strip joint just to embarrass him a bit. We thought it'd be a blast. After a few drinks, one of the working girls, Jasmine, decided to give me a lap dance. Imagine my surprise when, after the show, she slipped me her phone number!
What You Are
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
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Alex has a job, friends, a nice apartment, even a girlfriend. But then he meets Daniel, a gorgeous, warm, affectionate man who will force Alex to deal with something that happened years ago. Alex begins the most difficult part of his journey of all -- the one that could take him to Daniel and to happiness.
The Way to Will
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Adult
(4.75)
Just before rushing off to catch his plane home after a two-week bus tour of Florida, Will Thompson tells Graham Knight that he loves him. Stunned, not least because before meeting Will he thought himself straight, Graham watches Will leave. Realising he feels the same way, Graham has to journey across the US to tell Will that he loves him, too. But the way to Will is not an easy one.
Joy Ride
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Mack puts up with Brad’s flirtatious banter because he doesn’t think there’s anything serious about it. But when Brad goads him into a race, Mack takes the opportunity to find out just how far the younger biker will go when they’re finally alone. NOTE: This story appears in my collection, SHORTS.
Words
Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Blake believes in love at first sight; Stanley isn’t so sure. Their lifelong romance begins with a random meeting in a bar and ends in happily ever after. As the years pass, their resolve and relationship are tested. They must deal with frightening issues of infirmity and disability. Through it all, the two share a deep bond that strengthens their resolve to tackle all challenges together.
First Kiss
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Noah has a fierce crush on a hot jock on the high school football team whose locker is fifteen down from Noah's in the hall. When Melissa Bradshaw, only the most popular girl in school, suddenly shows an interest in Noah, he suspects he's being set up for a cruel joke.
Render
Series: Corey and Ian, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Corey Evans and Ian Coltraine comprise the pop duo 2ICE. Their romance is told in my novella Beautiful Disaster, published by Amber Allure Press. But before they became lovers, they were simply band mates on tour. In Render, an accident onstage leaves Corey hurt and vulnerable. This flash story is a slice of life look at the beginnings of something more than mere friendship between Corey and Ian.
Power Play
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 162,560. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Ryan is the star of his college hockey team until an accident leaves him in a wheelchair. When he meets Dante, a short track speedskater, a love of the ice brings them together. But many obstacles stand in their way: Ryan's therapy. Dante's first boyfriend. Lack of funding for Dante's Olympic hope, his harassing boss, a friend in love with him, and a ruthless teammate who will do anything to win.
Love in the Library
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Johnny's job at the campus library isn't as glamorous as it sounds. In fact, when the wheels of the returns cart get stuck in the gap between the floor and the elevator, he's ready to just quit right there. But a stranger's kindness leads to chance encounter that improves Johnny's whole semester. NOTE: This story appears in the anthology, Four Seasons: Autumn 2009, published by eXcessica.
Good Breeding
Price: Free! Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Adopted as a baby, Giles grew up with every privilege. Encouraged by his best friend -- and secret crush -- Oz to seek out his birth mother, he’s appalled to discover she’s loud, lower-class, and calls him Wayne! Giles needs to learn good breeding has nothing to do with who your parents are.
The Name on My Wrist
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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James, middle-aged, is given to one-night flings with younger men in whom he searches for someone he lost long ago. A random comment by his latest catch draws his mind back to the past, to a boy he once loved so fiercely, a boy drafted and sent to fight in Vietnam. A boy lost in the war. A boy James has never forgotten. WARNING: This is a very sad little story. It's also one of my best IMHO.
Fuck the Foreplay
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Tory's a freshman in college who can't stand being away from his boyfriend Jon for long. When his roommate decides to head home for the weekend, Tory invites Jon to stay at the dorm. The moment Jon arrives, Tory can't wait to get their romantic get-together underway.
Just Like in the Movies
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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All Bailey wants is to impress his mentor, the legendary negotiator Drew Fletcher. In a tense hostage situation it’s unlikely Bailey will cover himself in glory, but in his dreams, it’s all going to happen just like in the movies. In the end, will he really get to be the hero and get the guy?
Cruising on Cary Street
Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
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Willis Moore is a detective who was suspended. After his first day back on the force, he cruises downtown Cary Street looking for action. He finds a hustler named Corey who reminds him of a previous lover. Will wants a piece of Corey, and won't let his badge get in the way of hooking up.
Parks and Recreation
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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In the days before the internet, how did gay men find someone to hook up with? They cruised the city parks, rest stops, and public rest rooms. Handsome, sexy Tom Clarkson is doing just that.
Love Lost, Love Found
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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Dane faces his second Christmas without his wife. On a snowy evening on the way home from work, Dane sees someone huddled under an overpass and offers the man a place to stay. Sayer lost everything and is determined not to take advantage of Dane's kindness. Dane begins to think maybe Sayer isn’t into him, but a close call for Dane finally jolts Sayer into making it a Christmas to remember.
Partners
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Nicco Santori and Rider Davies are partners on the LA police force and closer than most married couples. When Nicco sees Rider kissing a man, he’s more than shocked; he’s jealous. Nicco must confront Rider about what he saw; and perhaps more difficult than that, he must confront himself about the feelings for his partner he’s kept buried for too long.
Not in the NFL
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Adam Davis can’t be gay. He’s a super star NFL quarterback. But Brendan Fletcher, stud linebacker has something to say about that and before Adam can think, he’s head over heels in love with Brendan. Gay men don’t survive in the NFL. Or do they? Can these two stars of the gridiron overcome the homophobia of their profession and make what they have found stand for something?
Lions and Tigers and Snares
Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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When undercover game officer Byron Reese tracks down an illegal big cat importer, his investigation turns up way more than he bargained for. Lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, and a hot cat handler with secrets of his own…
The Nutcracker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Eight-year-old Adam Morgan asks the Santa at the mall for a new boyfriend for his daddy because the last one made daddy cry. Angry at Santa’s mean comments, Adam kicks him in the nuts. Before they can make their escape they meet mall cop Tony Luciano and Garth hopes Adam’s wish is coming true.
Making Camp
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Adult
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Nick’s a dedicated city boy, Max is from the West Country. When Max invites Nick to spend a weekend with him, it seems the chance Nick’s been waiting for, the opportunity to get to know Max up close and personal. Nick just has to cope with the fact it’s got to happen outdoors.
Hat Trick Overtime: A Classic Winter's Night
Series: Hat Trick, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Continuing the adventures of Simon and Alex from the best-selling book, Hat Trick, this free story follows the boys into college. The boys have settled into their freshman year playing hockey for the University of Michigan. After an outdoor game, the two break away from their teammates to enjoy time alone under the magical Christmas lights.
My Best Friend's Dad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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I had the worst crush on Mikey Pierce's dad. The week before leaving for college, I stayed at Mikey's while Mr. Pierce and his buddies gambled. When I snuck downstairs for beers, the card game was over and I thought all the visitors had left. But Mr. Pierce wasn't alone in the dining room. The man with him owed a couple hundred bucks from playing cards, and I had a ring-side seat as he paid up.
A Heart Divided
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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When Confederate Lt. Andy Blanks takes water to a wounded soldier dying in the darkness of the battlefield, he’s shocked to discover Samuel Talley, his former lover last seen heading west. Now wearing the coat of a Union soldier, Sam is severely wounded and infection has begun to set in. It’s up to Andy to tend his lover’s wound and get Sam the help he needs before it’s too late.
Pony Play
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Drew couldn’t believe he let his friend talk him into attending a pony play weekend. He didn’t get off on S&M and couldn’t imagine the payoff from pretending to be a horse. NOTE: This story appears in my collection, SHORTS, and contains scenes of gay sex and BDSM.
Carey'd Away
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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It’s comic convention weekend at the Omni Hotel where Carey works, and while checking in the vendors, he meets sexy Pat Dix, setting up the booth for Kryptonite Comics. Patrick has never dreamt a guy like Carey would ever find him attractive. He’s surprised when Carey asks him to hang out after the hall closes. A late night in the hotel pool might just let Patrick get “Carey’d away."
Caged
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Jared thinks life in his big cat refuge is perfect. Surrounded by tigers, lions, leopards, and cougars, Jared has moved easily from life as a college baseball star. Sultan, his favorite tiger, is healthy and happy; his wife Julianna is the same. Or so he thinks. When Jared suspects that Julianna is getting a little too close to the refuge volunteers, he faces a tough choice.
Zerendipity
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
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Law school roommates Kai and Liza go to Liza's home town for the holidays. In Schenectady, Kai meets Liza's frosty mother and frostbitten father, and makes love to Liza as often as possible. After Christmas, Liza takes Kai to the city, and in a Times Square hotel explores her insatiable appetite for Kai.
Skaterboy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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CJ is a skateboarder who can’t hold a job now that he's officially “grown up.” He lives with his lover, Richard, who wears a suit and tie to the office every day. Together they make an unlikely pair. Warnings: This title contains graphic language, m/m themes and homosexual content, but no sex.


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