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  • Dirty Laundry (Cole McGinnis #3)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2013

    For ex-cop turned private investigator Cole McGinnis, each day brings a new challenge. Too bad most of them involve pain and death. Claudia, his office manager and surrogate mother, is still recovering from a gunshot, and Cole’s closeted boyfriend, Kim Jae-Min, suddenly finds his teenaged sister dumped in his lap. Meanwhile, Cole has his own sibling problems—most notably, a mysterious half brother from Japan whom his older brother, Mike, is determined they welcome with open arms... more

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  • Dirty Heart (Cole McGinnis #6)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2016

    A Cole McGinnis Mystery Former LAPD detective Cole McGinnis’s life nearly ended the day his police partner and best friend Ben Pirelli emptied his service weapon into Cole and his then-lover, Rick. Since Ben turned his gun on himself, Cole thought he’d never find out why Ben tried to destroy him. Years later, Cole has stitched himself back together... more

  • Dirty Heart

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2016

    Cole McGinnis Mysteries Former LAPD detective Cole McGinnis’s life nearly ended the day his police partner and best friend Ben Pirelli emptied his service weapon into Cole and his then-lover, Rick. Since Ben turned his gun on himself, Cole thought he’d never find out why Ben tried to destroy him. Years later, Cole has stitched himself back together... more

  • Dirty Secret (Cole McGinnis #2)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2012

    Loving Kim Jae-Min isn’t always easy: Jae is gun-shy about being openly homosexual. Ex-cop turned private investigator Cole McGinnis doesn’t know any other way to be. Still, he understands where Jae is coming from. Traditional Korean men aren’t gay—at least not usually where people can see them. But Cole can’t spend too much time unraveling his boyfriend’s issues. He has a job to do... more

  • Dirty Laundry

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2013

    Sequel to Dirty SecretA Cole McGinnis Mystery For ex-cop turned private investigator Cole McGinnis, each day brings a new challenge. Too bad most of them involve pain and death. Claudia, his office manager and surrogate mother, is still recovering from a gunshot, and Cole’s closeted boyfriend, Kim Jae-Min, suddenly finds his teenaged sister dumped in his lap... more

  • Dirty Deeds (Cole McGinnis #4)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2014

    Sheila Pinelli needed to be taken out. Former cop turned private investigator Cole McGinnis never considered committing murder. But six months ago, when Jae-Min’s blood filled his hands and death came knocking at his lover’s door, killing Sheila Pinelli became a definite possibility. While Sheila lurks in some hidden corner of Los Angeles, Jae and Cole share a bed, a home, and most of all, happiness... more

  • Tequila Mockingbird (Sinners #3)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2014

    Lieutenant Connor Morgan of SFPD’s SWAT division wasn’t looking for love. Especially not in a man. His life plan didn’t include one Forest Ackerman, a brown-eyed, blond drummer who’s as sexy as he is trouble. His family depends on him to be like his father, a solid pillar of strength who’ll one day lead the Morgan clan. No, Connor has everything worked out—a career in law enforcement, a nice house, and a family... more

  • Sinner's Gin (Sinners #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2012

    There’s a dead man in Miki St. John’s vintage Pontiac GTO, and he has no idea how it got there. After Miki survives the tragic accident that killed his best friend and the other members of their band, Sinner’s Gin, all he wants is to hide from the world in the refurbished warehouse he bought before their last tour. But when the man who sexually abused him as a boy is killed and his remains are dumped in Miki’s car, Miki fears Death isn’t done with him yet... more

  • Tequila Mockingbird

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2014

    Sequel to Whiskey and WrySinners Series: Book Three Lieutenant Connor Morgan of SFPD’s SWAT division wasn’t looking for love. Especially not in a man. His life plan didn’t include one Forest Ackerman, a brown-eyed, blond drummer who’s as sexy as he is trouble. His family depends on him to be like his father, a solid pillar of strength who’ll one day lead the Morgan clan. No, Connor has everything worked out—a career in law enforcement, a nice house, and a family... more

  • Whiskey and Wry (Sinners #2)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2013

    He was dead. And it was murder most foul. If erasing a man’s existence could even be called murder. When Damien Mitchell wakes, he finds himself without a life or a name. The Montana asylum’s doctors tell him he’s delusional and his memories are all lies: he’s really Stephen Thompson, and he’d gone over the edge, obsessing about a rock star who died in a fiery crash... more

  • Tramps and Thieves (Murder and Mayhem #2)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2017

    Whoever said blood was thicker than water never stood in a pool of it. Retiring from stealing priceless treasures seemed like a surefire way for Rook Stevens to stay on the right side of the law. The only cop in his life should have been his probably-boyfriend, Los Angeles Detective Dante Montoya, but that’s not how life—his life—is turning out... more

  • Sin and Tonic (Sinners #6)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2018

    Sequel to Absinthe of MaliceSinners Series: Book Six Miki St. John believed happy endings only existed in fairy tales until his life took a few unexpected turns… and now he’s found his own. His best friend, Damien, is back from the dead, and their new band, Crossroads Gin, is soaring up the charts. Miki’s got a solid, loving partner named Kane Morgan—an Inspector with SFPD whose enormous Irish family has embraced him as one of their own—and his dog, Dude, at his side... more

  • Tramps and Thieves

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2017

    Murder and Mayhem: Book Two Whoever said blood was thicker than water never stood in a pool of it. Retiring from stealing priceless treasures seemed like a surefire way for Rook Stevens to stay on the right side of the law. The only cop in his life should have been his probably-boyfriend, Los Angeles Detective Dante Montoya, but that’s not how life—his life—is turning out... more

  • Sloe Ride (Sinners #4)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2015

    Sequel to Tequila Mockingbird Sinners Series: Book Four It isn’t easy being a Morgan. Especially when dead bodies start piling up and there’s not a damned thing you can do about it. Quinn Morgan never quite fit into the family mold. He dreamed of a life with books instead of badges and knowledge instead of law—and a life with Rafe Andrade, his older brothers’ bad boy friend and the man who broke his very young heart... more

  • Mad Lizard Mambo (Kai Gracen #2)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2016

    Kai Gracen has no intention of being anyone’s pawn. A pity Fate and SoCalGov have a different opinion on the matter. Licensed Stalkers make their living hunting down monsters and dangerous criminals… and their lives are usually brief, brutal, and thankless. Despite being elfin and cursed with a nearly immortal lifespan, Kai didn’t expect to be any different... more

  • Duck Duck Ghost (Hellsinger #2)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2014

    Paranormal investigator Wolf Kincaid knows what his foot tastes like. Mostly because he stuck it firmly in his mouth when his lover, Tristan Pryce, accidentally drugged him with a batch of psychotropic baklava. Needing to patch things up between them, Wolf drags Tristan to San Luis Obispo, hoping Tristan’s medium ability can help evict a troublesome spirit haunting an old farmhouse... more

  • Sloe Ride

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2015

    Sequel to Tequila MockingbirdSinners Series: Book Four It isn’t easy being a Morgan. Especially when dead bodies start piling up and there’s not a damned thing you can do about it. Quinn Morgan never quite fit into the family mold. He dreamed of a life with books instead of badges and knowledge instead of law—and a life with Rafe Andrade, his older brothers’ bad boy friend and the man who broke his very young heart... more

  • Black Dog Blues (Kai Gracen #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2013

    Ever since being part of the pot in a high-stakes poker game, elfin outcast Kai Gracen figures he used up his good karma when Dempsey, a human Stalker, won the hand and took him in. Following the violent merge of Earth and Underhill, the human and elfin races are left with a messy, monster-ridden world, and Stalkers are the only cavalry willing to ride to someone’s rescue when something shadowy appears... more

  • The Devil's Brew (Sinners #2.5)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2014

    A Sinners Series Novella Miki St. John’s life has been turned upside down but it’s the best thing that’s ever happened to him. His best friend, Damien Mitchell, is back from the dead. He has a dog named Dude. And more importantly, he and his lover, SFPD Inspector Kane Morgan, now share Miki’s converted warehouse... more

  • Down and Dirty

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2015

    A Cole McGinnis Mystery From the moment former LAPD detective Bobby Dawson spots Ichiro Tokugawa, he knows the man is trouble. And not just because the much younger Japanese inker is hot, complicated, and pushes every one of Bobby’s buttons. No, Ichi is trouble because he’s Cole McGinnis’s younger brother and off-limits in every possible way. And Bobby knows that even before Cole threatens to kill him for looking Ichi’s way... more

  • Down and Dirty (Cole McGinnis #5)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2015

    From the moment former LAPD detective Bobby Dawson spots Ichiro Tokugawa, he knows the man is trouble. And not just because the much younger Japanese inker is hot, complicated, and pushes every one of Bobby’s buttons. No, Ichi is trouble because he’s Cole McGinnis’s younger brother and off-limits in every possible way. And Bobby knows that even before Cole threatens to kill him for looking Ichi’s way. But despite his gut telling him Ichi is bad news, Bobby can’t stop looking… or wanting... more

  • Murder and Mayhem (Murder and Mayhem #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2015

    Dead women tell no tales. Former cat burglar Rook Stevens stole many a priceless thing in the past, but he’s never been accused of taking a life—until now. It was one thing to find a former associate inside Potter’s Field, his pop culture memorabilia shop, but quite another to stumble across her dead body. Detective Dante Montoya thought he’d never see Rook Stevens again—not after his former partner falsified evidence to entrap the jewelry thief and Stevens walked off scot-free... more

  • Tutus and Tinsel

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2018

    Zig Reid-Harris has everything an eleven-year-old girl could ever want: a great home, two fantastic fathers named Deacon Reid and Lang Harris, and all the books she could possibly read. When a school assignment about holiday traditions unexpectedly broadsides her, she discovers burying the past isn’t as easy as it looks, and the stark reality of her life before her adoption sinks in... more

  • Back in Black (McGinnis Investigations #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2020

    There are eight million stories in the City of Angels but only one man can stumble upon the body of a former client while being chased by a pair of Dobermans and a deranged psycho dressed as a sheep. That man is Cole McGinnis. Since his last life-threatening case years ago, McGinnis has married the love of his life, Jae-Min Kim, consulted for the LAPD, and investigated cases as a private detective for hire... more

  • Murder and Mayhem

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2015

    Murder and Mayhem: Book One Dead women tell no tales. Former cat burglar Rook Stevens stole many a priceless thing in the past, but he’s never been accused of taking a life—until now. It was one thing to find a former associate inside Potter’s Field, his pop culture memorabilia shop, but quite another to stumble across her dead body... more

  • Savior

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2018

    415 Ink: Book Two A savior lies in the heart of every good man, but sometimes only love can awaken the man inside the savior. The world’s had it out for San Francisco firefighter Mace Crawford from the moment he was born. Rescued from a horrific home life and dragged through an uncaring foster system, he’s dedicated his life to saving people, including the men he calls his brothers... more

  • Ramen Assassin (Ramen Assassin #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2019

    Ramen Assassin: Book One When life gives Kuro Jenkins lemons, he wants to make ponzu to serve at his Los Angeles ramen shop. Instead he’s dodging bullets and wondering how the hell he ended up back in the black ops lifestyle he’d left behind. After rescuing former child star Trey Bishop from a pair of murderous thugs, he reluctantly picks his guns up again. It seems trouble isn’t done with Trey, and Kuro can’t quite let go… of either danger or Trey... more

  • Hellion (415 Ink #3)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2019

    415 Ink: Book Three From the moment SFPD Detective Ruan Nicholls meets Ivo Rogers, he knows the tattoo artist is going to bring chaos to his neat, orderly life. A hellion down to the bone, Ivo is someone Ruan not only doesn’t understand, he’s not even sure he needs to. Everything about Ivo is vibrant, brash, cocky, and arrogant, and Ruan wants no part of him. Or at least that’s the lie he tells himself when he damps down his desire for the social wild child life tosses into his path... more

  • Dim Sum Asylum

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2017

    * Novel-length expansion of original short story found in Charmed & Dangerous anthology. * Welcome to Dim Sum Asylum: a San Francisco where it’s a ho-hum kind of case when a cop has to chase down an enchanted two-foot-tall shrine god statue with an impressive Fu Manchu mustache that's running around Chinatown, trolling sex magic and chaos in its wake... more

  • Charmed and Dangerous: Ten Tales of Gay Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy

    Jordan Castillo Price, Astrid Amara, K.J. Charles, Charlie Cochet, Rhys Ford, Ginn Hale, Lou Harper, Jordan L. Hawk, Nicole Kimberling, Andrea Speed

    ·  2015

    Magic takes many forms. From malignant hexes to love charms gone amok, you’ll find a vast array of spells and curses, creatures and conjurings in this massive collection—not to mention a steamy dose of man-on-man action. Charmed and Dangerous features all-new stories of gay paranormal romance, supernatural fiction and urban fantasy by ten top m/m paranormal authors. Rhys Ford - Dim Sum Asylum For Detective Roku MacCormick, working Arcane Crimes is his passion... more

  • Absinthe of Malice (Sinners #5)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2016

    Sequel to Sloe Ride Sinners Series: Book Five We’re getting the band back together. Those six words send a chill down Miki St. John’s spine, especially when they’re spoken with a nearly religious fervor by his brother-in-all-but-blood, Damien Mitchell. However, those words were nothing compared to what Damien says next. And we’re going on tour. When Crossroads Gin hits the road, Damien hopes it will draw them closer together... more

  • Hanging the Stars (Half Moon Bay #2)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2016

    Half Moon Bay: Book Two Angel Daniels grew up hard, one step ahead of the law and always looking over his shoulder. A grifter's son, he’d learned every con and trick in the book but ached for a normal life. Once out on his own, Angel returns to Half Moon Bay where he once found… and then lost… love. Now, Angel's life is a frantic mess of schedules and chaos. Between running his bakery and raising his troubled eleven-year-old half brother, Roman, Angel has a hectic but happy life... more

  • Hanging the Stars

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2016

    Half Moon Bay: Book Two Angel Daniels grew up hard, one step ahead of the law and always looking over his shoulder. A grifter's son, he’d learned every con and trick in the book but ached for a normal life. Once out on his own, Angel returns to Half Moon Bay where he once found… and then lost… love. Now, Angel's life is a frantic mess of schedules and chaos. Between running his bakery and raising his troubled eleven-year-old half brother, Roman, Angel has a hectic but happy life... more

  • Dirty Kiss (Cole McGinnis #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2011

    Cole Kenjiro McGinnis, ex-cop and PI, is trying to get over the shooting death of his lover when a supposedly routine investigation lands in his lap. Investigating the apparent suicide of a prominent Korean businessman's son proves to be anything but ordinary, especially when it introduces Cole to the dead man's handsome cousin, Kim Jae-Min. Jae-Min's cousin had a dirty little secret, the kind that Cole has been familiar with all his life and that Jae-Min is still hiding from his family... more

  • Fish Stick Fridays

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2015

    Half Moon bay: Book One Deacon Reid was born bad to the bone with no intention of changing. A lifetime of law-bending and living on the edge suits him just fine—until his baby sister dies and he finds himself raising her little girl. Staring down a family history of bad decisions and reaped consequences, Deacon cashes in everything he owns, purchases an auto shop in Half Moon Bay, and takes his niece, Zig, far away from the drug dens and murderous streets they grew up on... more

  • Fish Stick Fridays (Half Moon Bay #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2015

    Deacon Reid was born bad to the bone with no intention of changing. A lifetime of law-bending and living on the edge suits him just fine—until his baby sister dies and he finds himself raising her little girl. Staring down a family history of bad decisions and reaped consequences, Deacon cashes in everything he owns, purchases an auto shop in Half Moon Bay, and takes his niece, Zig, far away from the drug dens and murderous streets they grew up on... more

  • Fish and Ghosts

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2013

    Hellsinger: Book One When his Uncle Mortimer died and left him Hoxne Grange, the family’s Gilded Age mansion, Tristan Pryce became the second generation of Pryces to serve as a caretaker for the estate, a way station for spirits on their final steps to the afterlife. Tristan is prepared for challenges, though not necessarily from the ghosts he’s seen since childhood. Determined to establish Tristan’s insanity and gain access to his trust fund, his loving relatives hire Dr... more

  • Clockwork Tangerine

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2014

    The British Empire reigns supreme, and its young Queen Victoria has expanded her realm to St. Francisco, a bustling city of English lords and Chinese ghettos. St. Francisco is a jewel in the Empire’s crown and as deeply embroiled in the conflict between the Arcane and Science as its sister city, London—a very dark and dangerous battle. Marcus Stenhill, Viscount of Westwood, stumbles upon that darkness when he encounters a pack of young bloods beating a man senseless... more

  • Dirty Sweets (Cole McGinnis #3.5)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  0201

    This is a free coda published at Live Your Life, Buy the Book for their 2013 Holiday Season. It features Cole McGinnis and Jae-Min Kim from Rhys Ford's Dirty series.http://liveyourlifebuythebook.wordpre...

  • Hair Of The Dog (Sinners #1.5)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  0201

    Hair of the Dog is a collection of shorts I created for the Tequila Mockingbird release on June 27, 2014. They were scattered about the internet and hosted by a delightful group of bloggers who were crazy enough to indulge me. I promised to gather up all the pieces and make them available in one document. So here it is. In full mobi, epub and pdf formats. These are free. Do not pay for this book... more

  • Creature Feature 2

    Rhys Ford, Poppy Dennison

    ·  2014

    Two Men. One Apocalypse. Rise of the Revenants by Poppy Dennison Vampyres are on the loose in Detroit, and novice hunter Taz Cohen is on the job. The mission seems simple: stop the vamps. But Taz knows nothing about the mythical creatures, so he’s in for the fight of his life. Then he meets insanely attractive construction worker Darren Foster, who jumps into the battle with both feet. Sparks and bullets fly as they struggle against the vampyre horde and their attraction to each other... more

  • There's This Guy

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2017

    How do you save a drowning man when that drowning man is you? Jake Moore’s world fits too tightly around him. Every penny he makes as a welder goes to care for his dying father, an abusive, controlling man who’s the only family Jake has left. Because of a promise to his dead mother, Jake resists his desire for other men, but it leaves him consumed by darkness... more

  • Rebel (415 Ink #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2017

    The hardest thing a rebel can do isn’t standing up for something—it’s standing up for himself. Life takes delight in stabbing Gus Scott in the back when he least expects it. After Gus spends years running from his past, present, and the dismal future every social worker predicted for him, karma delivers the one thing Gus could never—would never—turn his back on: a son from a one-night stand he’d had after a devastating breakup a few years ago... more

  • Cops and Comix

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2018

    A Murder and Mayhem Short It’s all fun and games until someone leaves a dead body on the floor. Life for comic book store owner Alex Martin usually runs to the mundane. Sure, he has a regular influx of geeks and freaks, but for the most part, it’s a familiar weird. That all changes when he opens up Planet X Comics one morning and finds a corpse in the middle of his shop... more

  • Devil Take Me

    Rhys Ford, Ginn Hale, Jordan L. Hawk, T.A. Moore, C.S. Poe, Jordan Castillo Price, Tricia Kristufek

    ·  2018

    Temptation lurks around every corner in worlds sometimes dark, sometimes lurid. Giving in is both dangerous and satisfying, though never in the ways one expects. While these enticements offer a vast range of benefits and boons, the cost is a soul and the devil expects his due. Sometimes suave and charming or calculating and cruel, these devils have schemes and desires of their own. They can be creatures to run away from… or toward... more

  • Fish and Ghosts (Hellsinger #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2013

    When his Uncle Mortimer died and left him Hoxne Grange, the family’s Gilded Age estate, Tristan Pryce knew he wasn’t going to have an easy time of it. He was to be the second generation of Pryces to serve as a caretaker for the estate, a way station for spirits on their final steps to the afterlife. The ghosts were the simple part. He’d been seeing boo-wigglies since he was a child. No, the difficult part was his own family... more

  • Once Upon a Wolf (Wayward Wolves #1)

    Rhys Ford

    ·  2018

    Wayward Wolves: Book One Gibson Keller’s days are fairly routine: wake up early, get some work done, drink lots of coffee, and take care of Ellis, his older brother, stuck in wolf form after coming home from the war. It’s a simple life made up of long runs on two legs—or four—and quiet evenings…. Until Ellis chases a handsome man off a cliff and into the frozen waters beside their cabin, changing Gibson’s life forever. For Zach Thomas, buying an old B&B is a new start... more