R. Cooper


I'm a somewhat absentminded, often distracted, writer of queer romance. I'm probably most known for the Being(s) in Love series and the occasional story about witches or firefighters in love. Also known as, "Ah, yes, the one with the dragons."

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How to (Not) Train a Firecat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » General
River takes care of the giant cats that protect members of the royal family but he is not part of their guard. Only guards have firecats, and River doesn’t believe he is special enough to have a firecat of his own, or to belong anywhere near the royal family. But if he wants to protect someone he loves, he is going to have to accept that he is worthy of the great cats’ attention.
Green Tea and Pink Apples
You set the price! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Matt has spent years creating a reputation for uselessness to keep his family from pushing him into the life they want for him. At a family party, Matt winds up with Santi, his childhood friend, and the one person who sees through his act. He's not sure what he is to Santi, but deep down, he knows what Santi is to him, and he is sick of pretending. Can he finally reach for what he wants?
Nothing More Certain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,900. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Emery Elward returned to his hometown with no desire to renew past friendships, but someone is determined to draw him out of the cemetery he hides in. Trinity Creek is a magic town and no one in it is more magical than Ezra Bell. If anyone can convince Emery he is wanted and that magic is real, it’s Ezra. Emery may be stubborn, but he is about to discover that nothing is more certain than Ezra
Jericho Candelario's Gay Debut
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jerry Candelario has spent his entire life focused on raising his siblings and his young niece. But everyone has grown up or moved out. Now that Jerry’s evenings are free, all he wants to do is spend them with his friend Lincoln. Jerry knows nothing about gay culture, or dating, or being in love. With Lincoln, he wants to try, but is he making a fool of himself, or is his someday finally here?
Holly and Oak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Chester has been in love with Will for years, but the disapproval of their coven and the ritual magic that binds him to Will have kept him silent. He doesn't realize Will is willing to risk the ritual--risk even the town itself--if Chester wants him. There is more between them than magic. Will just has to get Chester to see that and to finally ask for what he wants.
Vincent's Thanksgiving Date
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Socially anxious Vincent has resigned himself to spending Thanksgiving alone. The last thing he expects is Cory, the handsome neighbor he's been daydreaming about, to knock on his door with a holiday crisis of his own. Can Vincent gather the courage to go after what he wants? Or will he spend his Thanksgiving exactly as he planned, with only a pumpkin pie for company?
Casper Gets His Wish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
As an accountant at the North Pole, Casper Silverbell gets no respect--especially from the head of Gift Development. Flirtatious, fun Dmitri Hollyberry is everything Casper resents about creative elves. He's also just different enough from the others that Casper had once wished Dmitri would be the one to ease his loneliness. But no matter how good Casper is, that Christmas wish won't come true.
For Better or Worse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,570. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Javier gave up on dating with such determination that it's taken him years to notice how deeply he's fallen for his best friend, Jimmy. Now he isn't sure what, if anything, he should do about it, since Jimmy is haunted by a past he won't talk about. Javier wants Jimmy, but first, he wants Jimmy to be happy. With the help of some of his fellow firefighters, he might get his wish.
Hottie Scotty and Mr. Porter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Brawny fireman Scott has been secretly pining after outspoken librarian Cole for months when some of their town’s nosier residents decide to throw every professional gay man in a thirty-mile radius Cole’s way. Their list of candidates doesn’t include Scott, and Scott’s insecurities prevent him from stepping forward—even when it seems as though Cole is asking him to.
Checking Out Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Grad student Jeremy is curious about is the infamously strict librarian at the small private library attached to his university. But instead of an intimidating beast of a librarian, he finds soft-spoken assistant librarian, Benj. Quiet guys aren't his type. But there's something about Benj that makes him wonder if there's more beneath his knitted sweaters.
The Other Side of the Roses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,790. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sami is a little lonely. His parents know he’s gay, but they’ve never had to deal with him having a serious relationship, and he’s been too nervous to try. That is, until his old teenage crush moves in down the street. Finding if there is more to this than infatuation means Sami will not only have to raise the issue with his family, but approach his crush as an adult.
A Little Familiar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Samhain is a time for change, when walls come down and borders grow thin. Bartleby isn’t going to waste what might be his last chance to convince Piotr that they were meant to be. He might have no magic, but love is a power all its own.
With Everything I Have
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,420. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Everyone in London knows Sebastian and Peter are in love. Everyone, that is, except for Peter who has no idea what love is.
And I Am Happy
Price: Free! Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Will is a terrible valet but he serves his gentleman with all his heart.
My Man Godric
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,910. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Bertie is just the king's foolish, poetry loving, sometimes crossdressing brother. useless in times of crisis, or so he tells himself. He is completely beneath the notice of someone like the country's most famous general, Godric of the South. It's too bad that he happens to be in love with Godric... and that with the entire country at stake, Bertie might be the only one who can save it.
Under the Bridge
You set the price! Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Two childhood friends have one night to reconnect before heading off to college and the army.

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