Kate McMurray

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  • Love Is Always Write: Volume Five (Don't Read in the Closet Events)

    Kate Sherwood, Cari Z., Eden Winters, A.R. Moler, Ashlyn Daube, Penny Brandon, S.L. Armstrong, K. Piet, Shira Anthony, K-lee Klein, Kate McMurray, Skye Warren, Sarah Black, Kathleen Hayes, Kerry Freeman, Cherie Noel, Jason Huffman-Black, Shayla Mist, K. Mason

    ·  2012

    The stories you are about to read celebrate love, sex and romance between men. They are a product of the Love Is Always Write promotion sponsored by the Goodreads M/M Romance Group and are published as a free gift to you... more

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  • On The Stoop (Halloween Howl)

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2011

    This is a Halloween Howl Free Story from Dreamspinner Press. Click on the gargoyle to get the story!This was a limited edition that is no longer available at Dreamspinner Press.

  • Playing Ball

    Shae Connor, Kate McMurray, Marguerite Labbe, Kerry Freeman

    ·  2013

    Baseball - America's favorite pastime - provides a field wide open for romance. A Home Field Advantage may not help when Toby must choose between the team he’s loved all his life and the man he could love for the rest of it. In 1927, Skip hides his sexuality to protect his career until he meets One Man to Remember. Ruben and Alan fell victim to a Wild Pitch, leaving them struggling with heartache and guilt, and now they've met again... more

  • 2011 Advent Calendar: I'll Be Home for Christmas

    Lacey-Anne Frye, Nessa L. Warin, Joel Skelton, Tinnean, G.S. Wiley, Jenna Hilary Sinclair, Mary Calmes, S.J.D. Peterson, Devon Rhodes, Sam C. Leonhard, Amy Lane, Evan Gilbert, G.P. Keith, Lori C. Hawkins, Eon de Beaumont, B.G. Thomas, Robert James, Andrew Grey, R. Cooper, C.L. Miles, Dawn Kimberly Johnson, Rowan McAllister, Ada Maria Soto, L.J. LaBarthe, Shae Connor, Jana Downs, Zahra Owens, Kate McMurray, B. Tinsley, Alex Whitehall, John Goode

    ·  2011

    It's the most fervent dream of the holidays: to have a life full of blooming romance and enduring devotion with love, joy, and even a touch of lust to warm the cold winter nights. No matter what holidays are celebrated, the idiom holds true: home is where the heart is.Your Christmas present to yourself! A package of 31 stories, all with holiday flair.

  • Thrown a Curve (The Rainbow League #2)

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2015

    Mason made headlines when, after his professional baseball career was sidelined by an injury, he very publicly came out of the closet. Now he’s scratching the baseball itch playing in the Rainbow League while making his way through New York’s population of beefcakes, even though they all come up short. Plus, he’s still thinking about last summer’s encounter with hot, effeminate, pierced and tattooed Patrick—pretty much the opposite of the sort of man he has long pictured himself with... more

  • The Long Slide Home (The Rainbow League #3)

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2015

    Nate and Carlos have been the best of friends since their childhood playing baseball together in the Bronx. For the last few years, Nate’s been in love with Carlos, though he’s never acted on it, and Carlos has never given any indication that he returns Nate’s feelings. Nate has finally given up, determined to move on and find someone else, especially now that Carlos has shacked up with his boyfriend Aiden... more

  • Such a Dance

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2015

    When a vaudeville dancer meets a sexy mobster in a speakeasy for men, the sparks fly, the gin flows, the jazz sizzles—and the heat is on… New York City, 1927. Eddie Cotton is a talented song-and-dance man with a sassy sidekick, a crowd-pleasing act, and a promising future on Broadway. What he doesn’t have is someone to love... more

  • Ten Days in August

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2016

    From the Lower East Side to uptown Manhattan, a curious detective searches for clues on the sidewalks of New York—and finds a secret world of forbidden love that’s too hot to handle…   New York City, 1896 . As the temperatures rise, so does the crime rate. At the peak of this sizzling heat wave, police inspector Hank Brandt is called to investigate the scandalous murder of a male prostitute... more

  • Kate McMurray's Greatest Hits Bundle (Dreamspinner Press Bundles)

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2016

    Don't miss these reader favorites from Kate McMurray! In Blind Items, Jonathan is too afraid to step out of the closet, and Drew thinks the smartest thing might be to let him go—until Jonathan shows up drunk one night at his apartment. The slow burn of their attraction doesn’t fade with Jonathan's buzz, but navigating a relationship is never easy—especially in the shadow of right-wing politics. In Four Corners, after five years gone, Adam is back, and he has his mind set on Jake... more

  • There Has to Be a Reason

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2017

    Dave is enjoying his junior year at a big New England university, even if none of his relationships have been especially satisfying. He plans to hang around with his best friend Joe and focus on his studies until he graduates, and then he’ll figure out the rest. Meeting Noel changes his plans. Noel is strikingly beautiful and unlike anyone Dave knows. Something about Noel draws Dave to him—an attraction Dave doesn’t feel ready to label... more

  • Rebels at Heart

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2017

    Charles Foxworth is among New York City’s most fashionable men, though he is only pretending to be a dashing British aristocrat. Still, he is content with his role and has little interest in the war. His companion, Isaac Ward, has more invested in the coming conflict; Isaac was born a slave, and though he is now free, that freedom could be guaranteed if he chose to pick up arms. Then war arrives on the shores of the city and Charles’s idyll is over... more

  • What's the Use of Wondering? (WMU #2)

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2017

    WMU: Book Two Violinist Logan has spent most of his life training for a career in music. But as the pressure mounts during his junior year, he questions whether playing in an orchestra is the future he wants, or one chosen by his parents. His new roommate—that annoying jerk Peter from last year’s production of Guys and Dolls—complicates matters. Crammed into a dorm room with the overconfident but undeniably hot accounting major, Logan can’t stop snarling... more

  • See the Light

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2019

    Kate McMurray brings friends-to-lovers to the Great White Way Up-and-coming Broadway actor Jeremy was given two days to get up and get out. Dumped by his long-term boyfriend and suddenly homeless, he needs a sofa and a sympathetic ear, stat. Enter Max, aspiring makeup artist and Jeremy’s BFF and former roommate. Max has been in love with his best friend forever. Now that Jeremy is back in his home, his old feelings are back, too... more

  • Out in the Field

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2012

    Ignacio Rodriquez, Iggy to his friends, has been dreaming about playing baseball for the Brooklyn Eagles ever since he was a boy. His dream comes true and then some; he finds himself playing alongside his idol, first baseman Matt Blanco, who is everything he dreamed of and more. Matt Blanco is entering the twilight of his career, plagued by injuries and two decades of lying about who and what he is, but he thinks he still has a few good years left in the major leagues... more

  • Across the East River Bridge

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2011

    When Finn’s boss sends him to a museum in Brooklyn, the last person he expects to see is his old rival, Troy. Finn still blames Troy for sending his career off the rails, but Troy has research Finn needs. Troy also has an intriguing story; the museum he curates is haunted by the ghosts of two men who died under mysterious circumstances in 1878. Troy strikes a deal: he’ll help Finn if Finn helps him find out what happened to the men who died... more

  • The Windup (The Rainbow League #1)

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2015

    Ian ran screaming from New York City upon graduating from high school. A job offer too good to turn down has brought him back, but he plans to leave as soon as the job is up. In the meantime he lets an old friend talk him into joining the Rainbow League, New York’s LGBT amateur baseball league. Baseball turns out to be a great outlet for his anxiety, and not only because sexy teammate Ty has caught his eye... more

  • Devin December

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2015

    A freak blizzard strands flight attendant Andy Weston at LaGuardia Airport on Thanksgiving. Tabloid reports about Hollywood It couple, Devin Delaney and Cristina Marino, breaking up in spectacular fashion keep Andy sane. And then Devin Delaney himself turns up at the gate Andy is working... more

  • In December My Heart’s Full of Spring

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2009

    Two men find each other at the top of the Empire State Building on Christmas Eve.

  • When the Planets Align

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2014

    Best friends Michael Reeves and Simon Newell always lived within ten minutes of each other, but somehow they’re never in the same place at the same time. Brash, outgoing Michael’s unwavering confidence that he and Simon are meant to be carries him through some hard times. When Simon moves to New York, Michael dutifully follows. Quiet, practical Simon loves Michael as a dear friend, but he’s not ready for anything romantic... more

  • Lead Us Not (Love is Always Write)

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2012

    When Sam and Jess set out for New York City, they were young, deeply in love, and had big dreams for the future. Four difficult years later, some of those dreams are starting to come true—but at what cost? Jess has stumbled into a fairly successful modeling career, but it feels like a consolation prize after his failed attempt at acting. He knows too his good looks will only last so long and he wants to try something else, but Sam keeps talking him out of it... more

  • What There Is

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2013

    Former professional baseball player Justin Piersol needs a new life after a career-ending injury, and his job as a high school baseball coach isn't exactly fulfilling. Still, things are looking up: he finds the perfect room in an apartment in Brooklyn with Mark, who writes a popular column on sports statistics. Mark is nerdy and socially awkward and intensely shy, and he immediately develops a terrible crush on Justin, who barely seems to notice him... more

  • The Greek Tycoon's Green Card Groom

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2016

    Marriage gets less convenient when love is involved. It started simple: Ondrej Kovac marries Archie Katsaros so Ondrej can stay in the US, away from his judgmental family in eastern Europe. Archie marries Ondrej in exchange for the money to bail out his failing company. It’s a fraud neither man is convinced he can pull off. But as Archie introduces Ondrej to New York society and Ondrej proves his skill in the office, they start to discover a connection between them... more

  • The Silence of the Stars (Stars #2)

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2014

    A Spin-off of The Stars that Tremble Sandy Sullivan has gotten so good at covering up his emotions, he’s waiting for someone to hand him an Oscar. On the outside, he’s a cheerful, funny guy, but his good humor is the only thing keeping awful memories from his army tours in Afghanistan at bay. Worse, Sandy is now adrift after breaking up with the only man who ever understood him, but who also wanted to fix him the way Sandy’s been fixing up his new house in Brooklyn... more

  • Show and Tell

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2013

    One of the few joys in Dan's life is the TV show Junk Shop, a reality show about antiques hosted by the handsome and charismatic Malcolm Tell. Then an old music box turns up, and Dan's sister encourages him to try to get on the show and meet the object of his affection. He does, and his life changes completely. When Dan and Malcolm first meet, they have a sudden vision of a couple from the past... more

  • Blind Items

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2011

    Columnist Drew Walsh made his career by publicly criticizing conservative, anti-gay politician Richard Granger. So when a rumor surfaces that Granger's son Jonathan might be gay, Drew finds himself in the middle of a potential scandal. Under the guise of an interview about Jonathan's new job teaching in an inner-city school, Drew's job is to find out if the rumors are true... more

  • In Hot Pursuit

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2010

    Genre: LGBT Mystery/Suspense Hard-working NYPD cop Noah Tobin didn't even want to go on vacation. But it's been a tough eighteen months since the death of his lover, so he's determined to make the most of it. On his first night in sunny Florida, a chance encounter with a handsome man in a bar bathroom jumpstarts something in Noah that's been dormant for all those months. Then the man disappears... more

  • The Stars that Tremble (Stars #1)

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2013

    Giovanni Boca was destined to go down in history as an opera legend until a vocal chord injury abruptly ended his career. Now he teaches voice lessons at a prestigious New York City music school. During auditions for his summer opera workshop, he finds his protégé in fourteen-year-old Emma McPhee. Just as intriguing to Gio is Emma's father Mike, a blue-collar guy who runs a business renovating the kitchens and bathrooms of New York's elite to finance his daughter's dream... more

  • Four Corners

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2012

    Since childhood, Jake, Adam, Kyle, and Brendan have been teammates, best friends, brothers. Then one day, when they were twenty-five, Adam disappeared without a word, devastating his friends-none more so than Jake, who had secretly loved Adam since they were teenagers. Now, five years later, Adam is back, and he has his mind set on Jake. But those years of anger, hurt, and confusion are a lot to overcome, and Jake doesn't find it easy to forgive... more

  • Kindling Fire with Snow

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2010

    Weathermen are predicting an incredible blizzard for New York City, but with old snow melting on the sidewalk, Seth Roland is a little skeptical. Despite moping over his ex-boyfriend Evan, who recently dumped him, Seth pretends all is well as he steps into his regular local bar, where he's surprised by a blast from his past. Enter Kieran O'Malley, Seth's very first boyfriend, in the city for a conference... more

  • The Boy Next Door

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2011

    LGBT Contemporary When Lowell moves back to his hometown to take care of his ailing mother, the last person he expects to see living in the house next door is his childhood friend Jase, grown up now and more attractive than ever. Jase had starred in many of Lowell's teenage fantasies, but Lowell is convinced Jase is straight. And yet, as they rekindle their friendship, it begins to look like Jase might not be so straight after all... more

  • Save the Date

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2013

    Tristan knows he and his ex-boyfriend Stuart were not meant to be, but that doesn’t make the invitation to Stuart’s wedding any less of a punch in the face. Tris decides that the only thing for it is to find a super hot date to prove to Stuart that he’s moved on and is doing just fine, thanks... more

  • A Walk in the Dark

    Kate McMurray

    ·  2011

    A year ago, Brandon was Jared’s roommate’s boyfriend—and completely off limits. Rex and Brandon have since broken up, and now, as Christmas approaches, Jared runs into Brandon again… and wonders if Brandon might return his once-helpless longing.