Rick Reed

Biography

In their October 2006 issue, Unzipped magazine called Rick R. Reed: “The Stephen King of gay horror.” Reed has published ten novels, including the EPPIE-award winning Orientation in 2008, two collections, and his short fiction has appeared in more than 20 anthologies. He lives in Seattle, WA. Visit him on the web at rickrreed.com or rickrreedreality.blogspot.com.

Where to find Rick Reed online

Books

Tortilla Pie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2021 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Anderson, homeless on the streets of Seattle, first spies Josh, a volunteer at TeenCare, he immediately falls for him, even though TeenCare forbids client/volunteer interaction. In spite of the youth center's policy of volunteers and clients interacting beyond the most superficial ways, will love discover a way around the policy, so Josh and Anderson can be together?
Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2021 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Horror » General
After Todd's mother dies from cancer, he moves back to his hometown in the foothills of the Appalachians from Chicago. It's 1997 and he's just been given a death sentence -- an HIV-positive diagnosis. Todd expects his remaining time on earth to be spent alone. But Cal, his handsome next-door neighbor, has other ideas.
Penance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,330. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2021 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Barely in their teens, without homes, they dwell in neon shadows, the violent eddies of urban America. They trade their innocence for money, abuse their hopes, and then a monster comes who vows to clean the streets of Chicago ... for good. One of the street kids and a man of the cloth form a desperate pact. Together, they will find the madman whose basement has become a chamber of horrors.
Caregiver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2020 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
1991: Dan Calzolaio moves to Florida and volunteers for an AIDS buddy program and meets Adam. Adam doesn't let his imminent death get him down, even though a downward spiral lands him in jail. Adam's journey teaches Dan lessons, but it's Adam's lover, Sullivan, to whom Dan feels a pull. When Adam dies, it leaves the pair to turn their love for Adam into something real.
Dreamboat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2020 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Do you ever wonder where the dream people come from? This is the story of a young man visited in recurring dreams by his vision of a dreamboat. His exotic, Latin ideal man is swarthy, sexy, and and knows exactly the right ways to please. The dreams are surreal and sexy ... but what happens when our hero encounters his dream man in real life?
Meat Mallet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2020 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Horror » General
Steven's cruising the Chicago lakefront park when he meets the man in the Jeep. He seems like the kind of guy Steven could have a very good time with. When the guy invites him to his place, Steven doesn't hesitate. But when Steven gets to the guy's apartment, he realizes, too late, there's more on the menu than just sex. Steven has fallen into the hands of a predator ... and he may never escape.
Family Obligations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2020 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Tate believed he knew his father. Beloved doctor, devoted husband and father ... these were the words shared by everyone who came to his funeral. So when his father’s old college buddy approaches him after the service, Tate expects to hear echoes of the same. Instead he gets a lifetime of letters that tell a different tale and cause him to view his father -- and his family -- in a whole new light.
A Dangerous Game
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2020 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Wren Gallagher wants oblivion when he steps into Tricks. When a stranger pays his tab, he offers Wren the key to fulfilling his dreams of love and fortune. He owns escort agency À Louer, and wants Wren as part of his stable. Down on his luck, Wren figures, why not? When he joins, though, he doesn’t count on meeting Rufus, another escort with whom he falls hopelessly in love.
Tricks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2020 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Arliss works at Tricks, the hottest club in Chicago. Sean is out of place but on the rebound after a breakup. But this opposites-attract tale does not run smooth. When Arliss is approached by one of the biggest porn producers, can he make his dreams of stardom come true without throwing away his chance at real love he’s ever known?
A Demon Inside
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2020 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
The family house in the Wisconsin woods looks like a tempting refuge to Hunter Beaumont. But will the house be a sanctuary? Soon after moving in, Hunter realizes he may not be alone. And who -- or what -- he shares the house may plunge him into a nightmare. Sparks fly when he meets his handsome neighbor, but is the man salvation? Or is he the source of Hunter's terror?
I Heart Boston Terriers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2020 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love at first sight can work for dogs as well as humans. When Aaron finds Mavis, an emaciated and timid Boston terrier, at a pet adoption fair, his heart goes out to her -- irrevocably. When Christian, who is manning the adoption fair for the Humane Society that fateful autumn Saturday, finds Aaron, his heart goes out to him -- irrevocably.
Dinner at Jack's
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2019 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Personal chef Beau returns to the small town where he grew up. Jack lives with his mother in that same small town. Maisie hires Beau to cook for Jack, hoping the change might help bring Jack back to his former self. But can a new face and comfort food compensate for the terror lurking in Jack’s past? Slowly the two men begin a dance of revelation and healing.
Dinner at Fiorello's
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2019 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Henry Appleby has an appetite for life. When offered an opportunity to work in a kitchen the summer after high school graduation, at an Italian joint called Fiorello’s, Henry jumps at the chance.A tragic turn of events now keeps Vito Carelli, the young chef at Fiorello’s quiet, preferring to let his Italian cuisine do his talking. When the two cooks meet over an open flame, sparks fly.
An Open Window
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2019 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Henry’s homeless and wants a warm place to sleep. On Christmas Eve, an open window in a darkened house entices him inside. He hopes to be out before the owner wakes, but the next morning Jim discovers him asleep under the dining room table. When the shock dies down, Henry and Jim discover they might have unexpectedly found the Christmas miracle they’d been longing for: love and home.
Dinner at Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2019 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ollie D'Angelo runs Dinner at Home, a home-catering business. Late one night, he catches Hank Mellinger about to rob his car. Hank isn't a criminal caught red-handed, though, but a hungry man trying to make a life for himself and his niece. Instead of calling the cops, Ollie offers him a job. Will their shared passion for food just might lead to a passion for each other?
Lost and Found
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2019 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Flynn Marlowe lost his beagle named Barley while on a hike. Months later Mac Bowersox found a scared, lost beagle on the streets of Seattle. When Flynn and Mac meet by chance the next summer, there’s a problem -- who does Barley really belong to? A “shared custody” compromise might work. Mac and Flynn are willing to try ... and along the way, they just might fall in love.
Husband Hunters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2019 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Matt suggests to his best buddy Cody that they audition for the gay reality TV show Husband Hunters, both agree the experience might be a chance to grab their fifteen minutes of fame. What they don't know is that the show, modeled after HGTV's House Hunters, will open doors of longing neither expected. Will Cody and Matt's story be one of best-friends-to-lovers -- or an outright disaster?
Blink
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2019 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Andy Slater takes the Chicago L to work every morning. He has a good job and marriage, but when he sees Carlos Castillo on the train, Carlos’s dark eyes and Latin appeal mesmerize him. But the time isn’t right. Years later, Andy is a divorced dad to a gay son. He’s never forgotten the pull of Carlos’s gaze. He vows to find the man for a second chance. What will the passage of thirty years do?
2017 Top Ten Gay Romance
Series: Top Ten Gay Romance. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 148,930. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
This collection combines the best-selling short gay romance published by JMS Books in 2017. With stories by Kris T. Bethke, Becky Black, Linn Edwards, Casper Graham, Nell Iris, Shawn Lane, JL Merrow, Jessie Pinkham, Rick R. Reed, and J.D. Walker, this head-over-heels anthology goes beyond bedtime reading. Whether happily ever after or happy for now, there’s something for everyone in here!
Dead End Street
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Five misfit teenagers band together to form the Halloween Horror Club. Who can tell the scariest tale in this infamous abandoned house? Who will get out alive from a dead end street that’s more dead than any of them realize?
High Risk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A secret sex life. A handsome stranger. And a journey into a nightmare. Beth Walsh seems like such a demure housewife. But while her attorney husband is away, she engages in encounters with strangers, until she meets the one who will change everything. Abbott Lowery is every woman's dream, but the monster lurking inside his handsome exterior is terrifying. And Beth’s about to unleash his rage.
Unhinged
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Horror » General
Horror. Romance. The two seem at odds, yet in provocative author Rick R. Reed’s hands, the pair merge like a match made in heaven ... or hell. Prepare for a dark journey into an unhinged world populated by ordinary and extraordinary monsters. This collection of six short gay erotic horror stories will make your heart race with passion ... in all its forms.
Fugue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Journey into the dungeon of a master and his boy. In the boy's mind, a dream state takes him places even the master cannot imagine ... where the pecking order is flipped upside down. As he's being whipped, tantalized, and tortured, the boy takes a trip on a late-night train where his adventures are even more raw and erotic than what goes on in this very dungeon.
Orientation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Robert and Jess may just be the world’s most unlikely couple -- a gay man and a lesbian. But there is something mysterious going on here: Is Jess the reincarnation of the lover Robert lost to AIDS more than two decades ago? Can they transcend sexual orientation and find true love ... again? Before this question can be answered, both must confront a deadly peril just waiting to pounce.
Sluggo Snares a Vampire
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When Sluggo cruised online chat rooms, he was looking for love. Presenting himself as “Sir Raven,” Sluggo promises his chat room cohorts he is the “master of the night.” And then he meets someone who also claims the title. TepesAllure’s enigmatic messages to Sluggo start out as fun banter, but quickly turn to eerie disquiet. Has Sluggo snared a vampire? This story appears in Unhinged by Rick Reed.
Through the Closet Door
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Gregory has it all: youth, looks, a beautiful wife, a job he loves, a house on the beach. So why is Gregory so miserable? Why is he unable to control his lingering gaze on his neighbor, Jake, the handsome truck driver who lives just down the way? Climbing out of the closet is never easy, but it’s even more difficult when doing so might shatter the lives of those around you.
Class Distinctions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Kyle and Jonathan were perfect for each other, the two halves that, once together, made a whole. And then one snowy night just before Parents’ Weekend on the campus of Hamilton University, Kyle drops a bomb: he’s breaking up with Jonathan. Follow the couple through the stormy (in more ways than one) night that ensues. Why has Kyle suddenly decided to throw away something so precious and good?
Superstar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Leon first saw him singing in a dive bar, he was mesmerized. But he didn't know he'd be going home with the dangerously sexy lead singer that night. He couldn't have predicted he'd fall in love. But then, Leon never expected his love to be reciprocated ... So, why, three years after that fateful night, is Leon perched at the edge of a bridge, ready to make a fatal leap?
Man-amorphosis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
I awoke one morning from uneasy dreams to find my penis had transformed itself into a vagina. Thus begins a very unusual day in the life of one baffled gay man. After the shock wears off, he wonders how he can take advantage of his bizarre gift. Bagging a straight man is the first thing he thinks of. But little does he know that what awaits is not his lust's desire, but his heart's.
Beau and the Beast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
One rainy night, Beau is attacked by fag-bashers and brutally beaten. He awakens in a bedroom, head bandaged, with no memory. Outside his window, mountain vistas beckon. He’s being cared for by a man wearing a wolf mask, who asks Beau to call him “Beast.” What secrets does the mask hide? Will their odd circumstances bring them to the brink of love -- or rip them apart?
Moving Toward the Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Suspense/Mystery
Miranda had been homeless, the victim of a headline-making crime, and losing those closest to her. Now, she gets by making ends meet by turning tricks. After a brutal attack, Miranda winds up in the hospital, clinging to life. In the half world between life and death, she finds Jimmy Fels, her dearest love, the boy who had died years before to save her. He will make sure that vengeance is sweet.
Reckless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2010 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
Is not disclosing your HIV status a crime? Paul and Max shared a hot afternoon…and perhaps a lot more. Did Paul leave Max with a deadly memento? And what will Max do about it?

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