Less Than Three Press LLC
Less Than Three Press is a strong rising presence in the m/m romance community. Together with a network of highly talented editors, artists, and writers, LT3 provides quality fiction, priding itself on stories that put substance first.
LT3 can be found wherever romance writers linger, advertising across the internet and at various conventions. The company is committed to professional integrity, offering strong editorial support to its talented writers, and excellent customer service.
Always looking for way to please its readership, LT3 is always looking for new ways to reach out and offer quality fiction, from traditional print to digital, with plans to expand into interactive novels and other media formats.
LT3 is a labor of love between three women who wanted to write and publish books, but wanted to do it their way—with other people who love what they do, for people who love to read great romance, with stories that are affordable, engaging, and always come with that famous happy end.
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Prince Telmé Guldbrandsen has been groomed since childhood to become a Prince of the Blood and Commander of the Legion. He will be the youngest person to ever take the Blooding—if he can behave long enough to prove he can be trusted with the responsibility. But behaving is difficult when he is constantly forced to endure Korin: heir to the Reach of the House and the Temple of the Sacred Three...
Nineteen years ago, Demetrius Fallon was accused of murdering his father by way of a rare, unusual poison. When the crown prince is nearly killed the same way, Demetrius agrees to work with Rodger Dalme, the handsome captain assigned to the case, in order to find the culprit and prove his innocence once and for all. But there is treachery in every corner, and if he hopes to untangle the...
Varg doesn't particularly want to go to Svalbard, but with both his brother and best friend living there, it's the most sensible place for a holiday. He certainly doesn't expect Jonathan, though he's not opposed to spending his holiday madly in lust. There are definitely worse ways to stay warm in the arctic until he goes home ...
Klaxon at the Core
After surviving alone on Noise for years, Bastian and Theo are exhilarated and terrified by the thriving chaos of Central. Even in the middle of civilization, they stand apart, bound together by their years of isolation. Central is their chance to change that and find the ordinary lives they never knew on Noise. But the present proves to hold conflicts of its own...
Owen has been struggling with addiction since he was a teenager, but it takes a DUI involving another vehicle for him to finally face his issues. The road to recovery is a rough one, and for Owen it's a journey made harder by bankruptcy, loneliness, and repressed memories.
His new apartment doesn't help either. It's small, worn, and hot as hell. The only way to reach it is ...
After a belated birthday celebration, Josh wakes up next to the pretty stranger he took home at the end of the night. A stranger who is gone a few minutes later, leaving behind only a sock and a strange pair pf puncture marks on Josh's neck.
The very last place Josh expects to see him is as a new employee at the office where Josh works. He's not opposed to going to lunch together, though—until...
The Prince, the Thief, and the Shadow Emperor
Traveling home by way of the Black Forest, Ilya is accosted by a highwayman who unexpectedly breaks free of his magic by dissolving into smoke. Not a highwayman, he learns later, but rumored to be the malcontent spirit of a despised dead emperor killed centuries ago.
Ilya dismisses the tale as superstition and clever shadow magic ... until he sees the thief again in the last place he expects...
More Than a Hero
Dale has more than enough work to keep him busy: papers to write, a group project, chores, class, and a cute, if lazy, classmate to flirt with. He definitely does not have time to focus on becoming a real superhero, especially when his every attempt ends in frustration, due mostly to his main rival, a local superhero who insists Dale has no idea what he's doing and should just give up.
Words From the Heart
Desperate to escape a painful past and restart the writing career destroyed with it, Dalton moves to Rosedale in hopes of a fresh start. His muses return with an unexpected discovery in the hollow of an old tree in his yard: earnest professions of love written by a young man long ago. And more than his muses return when Dalton manages to find the writer of the heartfelt notes, now a grown man...
When his affair with Prince Anagha is discovered, Kalyana is devastated when Anagha denies the relationship—and defeated when he is told that he is to be banished. Crushed, helpless, he obediently leaves the royal city behind and heads for his new post at the edge of the kingdom, where he is likely only to be an ugly mess tidily forgotten, unlikely to see home or find love ever again.
The peaceful respite for which Zeus and his intended, Dargon and Alpha, had been hoping for is shattered when Zeus is unexpectedly drawn to the Waters of Poseidon and told that the safety they've been promised is a trap. But the Fal'Amoric aren't the only important cargo on the Oethra 7, and countless others are depending on the success of their mission. If Zeus hopes to break the silent siege...
Paint, Guns, Money, and Love
The mafia doesn't much care for gay men, but Nick's not in the mafia so that shouldn't matter. All he wants to do is paint and he's finally found the perfect subject in a man who looks good in real life and on a canvas. But something about Lucy is a little off and Nick soon learns that the mafia might not be so far away after all.
Ink & Flowers
About to lose his apartment, and desperate to avoid having to move in with his horrendous relatives, shy art student Luke impulsively agrees to a deal from hell: sex with a man he doesn't know in exchange for a couch to sleep on.
His new "roommate" Cooper is everything that Luke hates: crude, uncouth, and covered in tattoos, not to mention openly gay. Luke has all but resigned himself to ...
Danny has decided it's time to make his life drama free, and he's going to start with his living arrangements. The strife caused by a previous roommate is not something he aims to repeat. His plans are neatly shattered, however, when the new roommate arrives. Javier is exactly the kind of temptation he was hoping to avoid—and with him comes a whole new set of problems that leave Danny ...
Falling For Forever
On a trip to visit an acquaintance, Mariah discovers he is keeping a Strytas in chains. Innocent, beautiful, and said to bring good luck and fortune to those capable of holding them, she never thought to encounter one being subjected to such cruelty.
Determined to free the enslaved woman, Mariah persuades her acquaintance to sell her. But once free, the Strytas reveals that she has no home...
The Rightful Heir
Arkon has loved the deposed King Dardwin from afar for the past six years. Determined to stand at Dardwin's side, he makes Dardwin a deal: He will defeat the usurper Morbain, but in return Dardwin needs to agree to take Arkon as his consort. Skeptical, Dardwin declares that first Arkon must prove himself with two other challenges. Then, perhaps, Dardwin will consider accepting Arkon's bold offer.
Swords, Sorcery, and Sundry
A wizard, a soldier, and an assassin walk into a bar...
Wizard Sylvain just wants to sit down and have a drink, after days of walking when a shortage of funds forced him to sell his horse. Soldier Ashe would like to enjoy her evening and not have it ruined by trouble. Assassin Niklas wishes they had minded their own business and not made his bad night worse.
The bar they accidentally burn...
Rusty and Hal step out of their house to a world destroyed. Before they can make sense of what has happened, they are abducted—by aliens.
Help arrives in the form of Assim, an alien who can speak directly to Rusty's mind, but getting them out of one mess is only the first step in resolving a much greater one—and it is a problem that only humans can solve, leaving Rusty and Hal no choice...
When a strange diary written by what seems to be a tormented, terrified child turns up in a bar in Idaho, detailing the grisly atrocities committed by the diarist's 'master', Special Agent Sylvester Walker thinks he may finally have a lead on his killer. The diary also brings in Tristan Lau, Walker's colleague with benefits and a man with a stubborn case of his own.
College should be a blast for Evan: Same state where he grew up, just a few hours from home, tuition is free, and there's nothing but new experiences and opportunity in front of him. All he feels is homesick, alone, and adrift. Whatever thrills his roommates eludes Evan.
He is distracted from his misery by Gabriel, who seems to come and go in the blink of eye. But he's beautiful, confident...
James has no idea what he's going to do with his art history degree, but for the moment he's managing as a lowly gallery assistant... until he has to deal with an aggravating photographer. Turkish is a lot like his photographs: vapid, popular, and over the top—the perfect target for James' snarky criticism, but somehow James is unable to reject the man as easily he rejects his art.
A burnout has Solá Michael taking some time off and returning to Lagos for an extended holiday with his sister. An almost robbery and a gorgeous rescuer have him seeing the true state of Lagos: the chameleon that never sits still and never sleeps.
Josh is once again battling with a heavy depression, and it all comes to a head when his greatest fear comes to pass: his stepfather is released from jail. Terrified, Josh succumbs to panic and leaves, even knowing it's an action that may bring more problems than it solves.
Warning: this story contains subjects that may be triggers for some (mentions and flashbacks of rape).
Work is work, but Cody isn't exactly enthused about his first paying job as a photographer: promo shots for some band calling themselves Lingering Cents. Their lead singer, Seth, proves to be a gorgeous distraction, but he comes with an attitude and mixed signals that Cody can't decipher, no matter how much he tries.
When Shae was thirteen she ran away from a sexually and physically abusive alpha but getting to safety meant leaving her mate, Maiki, behind. Now that she's twenty-three Shae has made an isolated life for herself with only the wolf inside of herself for company.
Then Maiki calls her after a decade of silence, asking her to come back, and Shae cannot say no to her mate...
Brent's first run as Captain of his own ship is largely uneventful. The biggest challenge he faces is his perfectionist, demanding father, who does not trust even his own son when it comes to his interstellar shipping empire.
But even aggravating fathers fall by the wayside when Brent and his crew come across a strange bit of salvage: a pod, at least a century old, that proves to contain a man...
When his sister falls ill, Kristof is ordered to assume a duty never meant for him: become the Duke of Stehlmore and marry a notorious Prince of the Blood. It is one of the oldest honors and duties undertaken by his family, but Kristof feels only resentment that he must leave behind all he knows to serve an arrogant half-demon.
His resentment must be set aside, however...
Kaede is a Source, capable of powering a machine with her own energy, but she has been hiding the full extent of her abilities. Given the tenuous relations between her country and their rivals, she fears discovery of her full power would provoke the war that hangs over them. But others disagree, and firmly believe that power like Kaede's is far too valuable to be hidden away...
No Ocean Too Deep
To buck the brutal rule of the Republic, Amirzade Sharouk and his men pull off a desperate plan: Destroying the Republic's fleet by joining forces with the legendary sea folk, masters of the leviathans, immense living weapons born of the sea and magic.
Though the gamble succeeds, one of the leviathans vanishes with a valuable human, straining an already tenuous alliance. Her caretaker Nils ...
Gael has never believed in "Steel Giants" and magic; they're just stories told to captivate children and remind everyone of the power of the Corporation. Those beliefs fall prey to doubt, however, when he abruptly finds himself enemy number one and being hunted down by those who are supposed to protect...
The Unexpected Mission
It all started with a prank, but when Axel stows away on the Titan Mark Three, he gets caught up in an urgent mission that could mean peace between Altia and Calor—or turn tension into war.
As if that weren't enough, Axel is also distracted by the Pilot in charge of the mission: Ivan Daletsky, the greatest Titan pilot of the age, whom Axel has wanted for a long time and isn't likely to ever get.
Mind to Body
On record, Hideki Takamura is the Inspector sent to examine space station Grand Adventure to ensure it meets all safety requirements. In reality, he has been sent to destroy it, and there is an evacuation fleet two weeks behind him. If he fails, it will be his mother and sister who suffer for it—but the job is easier when planning than in reality, especially when it comes to Tyler...
Everywhere I Look
Paul Noren hates himself for never confessing his love to Peter Nichols, a war-weary mecha pilot sent to Mars via the Phobos Initiative, the first manned mission outside the Earth-Moon system, where he is now completely out of reach.
On a return trip to Earth, Peter collapses from illness right as he touches down, the unwitting victim of the illegal actions of a scientist ...
The Ticking Heart
Vincent Gabriel is an inventor; his newest invention a clockwork-humanoid prototype he has spent the greater part of a decade designing and creating, the long working hours filling a void within himself. His assistant, Samuel, however, is less than pleased with the new invention.
As Vincent's creation falls apart, so too does the delicate relationship between the two men. Their differences...
Wings of the Stars
After a horrific accident during a mecha showcase event, Tarle is shunned by the robotics community and forced into hiding. Unable to abandon mecha entirely, he starts building a new robot in secret.
Starr is a porn star. He's used to the open admiration of his fans and the derision of his detractors, but the bombing of his house is more than he can take. Desperate to escape, he runs away...
Nessie dreams of escaping her sheltered life to become a mechanical engineer with mechas. But wanting and doing are two very different things, and outer confidence hides inner fears—until she meets Joy.
After barely surviving a surprise attack by long-time enemy the Lharaz, mech pilot Takeshi is tasked with a new mission: Protect the people of Ia, and capture a live specimen of the local fauna that has been turned against them by the Lharaz, who are using Ia as a testing ground for suspected new weaponry.
The mission would be a lot easier if Ia's local fauna wasn't dinosaurs.
For five years, Grant Badu has been part of a solid fighting team with the Gemini Suit called Trefoil Argent. Together, they fly and fight so effectively, their combat record so impressive, that they've become informally known as the Infallible Duo. When a case containing classified military innovations is stolen and shot down in the foothills of disputed border territory, Grant and Argent...
First We Take Manhattan
Gabe Dumas and Dave Cortez are officers in the Mech Enforcer Division of the NYPD. If Gabe wishes they did more than work together, well, that's his problem. He'd rather have him as a friend and partner than nothing at all, and there's no one better to have at his back when the streets get ugly.
Then, during a raid on the Diamondbacks, everything goes sideways...
Fire and Soul
As children, Temsha and his twin brother were kidnapped, their parents murdered, and forced to become sky force pilots for the notorious Lord Jheghda. Their younger brother was sold off to become an anam, a companion and power source for pilots, and if they are lucky they get to see him every three years.
After he nearly kills their latest anam, Temsha is at his limit. He is tired of ...
A Matter of Disagreement
The rise of mechanical animation, and its popularity at court, is threatening to end Andrea's scholarly pursuits of spell craft and literature—and force him to let go of his assistants, who depend on him to support their families. In retaliation against the field that is ruining his life, Andrea begins to campaign against it. The efforts gain him notoriety, but do not solve his financial dilemmas.
The Only Way
In the Gutter, there are only two ways for a girl to earn a living—among the trash or on her back. When Hart decides that's not good enough for her, she takes on the high stakes world of no-holds-barred fighting. There's just one problem: women aren't allowed in the ring. Hair cut short and dressed in her father's old clothes, Hart ventures into the world of arena fighting. There she meets Ruby...
Rights of Inheritance
When Junior Scribe Gareth is given the unenviable task of tracking down Keiran to inform him that he and his street performers are not to make themselves known during an important trade visit, he expects the task to be unpleasant. He does not expect to be intrigued by the mysterious, elusive man that is rumored to be a bastard prince, and whom many say would make a better king.
After his father beats him, Chad escapes to the only safe haven he can think: his former teacher, Dion. But when he arrives at Dion's door, it's opened by a stranger—who promptly finds himself catching an unconscious man.
Unable to turn away the broken, battered Chad, Jeremy takes him in and tends his wounds, even if he would much rather have nothing to do with ...
The Oracle's Hatchling
Ling is hated because his birth killed his mother. He hopes that testing will ease his troubles—either his rank will be so low that he's forgotten about, or it will be so high they'll be forced to respect him. What he doesn't expect is to walk out of the testing chamber with an egg emblazoned on his back. Laughed out of the Monastery, Ling hides himself in Altnoia, where he becomes embroiled...
Second Star to the Right
Be it unrequited fascination with his straight best friend or impossible fantasies of rekindled interest with his ex, Mason has no clue why the perfect connection seems to keep slipping through his fingers. When another lonely holiday seems like too much weight to shoulder, Mason gives up on romance and seeks out the next best thing—rented company. Jack is everything a person could want...
Of Last Resort
In a kingdom ravaged by the beasts and terrors of an ancient war, the only hope against them is the army of mixed-blood beings known as the King's Legion: dragoons, shadowmarch, sorcerers, titans … and the Princes of the Blood, nigh-invincible warriors of fearsome magic and strength, their only weakness a need for pure human blood. When his brother runs away, Raffé agrees to undergo the Blooding…
Come to Me
The roles of High Paladin and High Necromancer do not allow for much free time, even less where they might spend it together. When they do finally obtain some time to spend with each other, Sorin and Koray find there are still doubts and fears between them that will take more than time to overcome …
And We Went
Small town life in the 1950s wasn't easy for Roger, born into a rigid family headed by a preaching father, struggling to balance expectations with his growing feelings for his best friend, Billy. Though they fight to overcome the odds, it all seems futile when Billy goes missing and Roger must balance family, a stalker, and blackmail if he hopes to live long enough to love.
Rocking Hard: Volume 2
Less Than Three Press presents the second of three volumes of amazing stories along the theme of rock 'n roll. Authors familiar and new combine for a collection of stories all about music and love. Stories include Fallen Angel by Kayla Bain-Vrba, My Truest Love by Mell Eight, Capsicum Head by L.J. LaBarthe, Song of the Soul by Cassandra Pierce, and Acceptance by Alessandra Ebulu.
Nobody deserves to be without a home. In collaboration with several authors, Less Than Three Press offers up an anthology of stories about young people who find that home and family are not always where you expect to find them.
All proceeds from this charity anthology will be donated to Project Fierce Chicago.
Won't Back Down
MMA. Jousting Knights. Dueling swordsman. Gladiators. They do it for the money, for the love, and the necessity. They aren't afraid of bruises, blood, and broken bones. Less Than Three Press presents a collection of stories about people who won't back down even when the whole world seems stacked against them.
Danny doesn't expect much to come from the interview she has lined up through her modelling agency, who told her only that it involved tea and a kink convention. She thinks it won't be much more than wearing some strange outfit, sitting around, and getting easy money that she desperately needs.
What she gets instead is Lucy, a formidable woman in riding boots and a corset, who makes Danny want...
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When Arik Beltrán checks into a hotel on business, he expects the tedium of unfamiliar beds and boring meetings. He expects to meet a financial client and be home before the solitude of being a stranger in a mundane land becomes too much to bear.
Instead Arik finds Blaze: a mysterious man with an inner fire that lives up to the name.
Fairytales Slashed: Volume 5
Seven tales, familiar and new, where nothing and no one is precisely what it seems, and where it will take more than determination and magic to set all to rights again ...
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