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  • Bromantic Puckboy by Eden Finley, Saxon James

    Bromantic Puckboy by Eden Finley, Saxon James

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 26 ratings
    BilsonThe idea of moving away from Seattle was a joke at first.I have too many failed relationships here. Too much baggage.So when I find myself signing with Nashville and leaving everything behind, I’m hopeful a new start will cure me of my attachment problems.I fall fast and hard, and I’m quickly realizing it’s not so easy to escape my emotional damage. That follows no matter where I go...
  • #Fate by Cambria Hebert

    #Fate by Cambria Hebert

    Rated: 4.78 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    What’s meant to be will always find a way. Perfection isn’t an illusion. I met it, held it in my hands. But then it slipped right through. Perfection isn’t an illusion. It’s elusive, cleverly evasive, and, in many ways, a horrible tease. I’m not a man to be toyed with. Quiet, thoughtful, and even sometimes careful, but never someone to taunt...
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  • Promises Part 3 by A.E. Via

    Promises Part 3 by A.E. Via

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    A bounty hunter’s partners to lovers’ story. The hunt is on… and he’s the prey. Bradford (Ford) King was sure he had the rest of his life mapped out. Though he was no longer a SEAL Lieutenant, his brother was home safe and he had a job that still allowed him to satisfy his hunger for hunting bad guys...
  • The End Zone by Riley Hart

    The End Zone by Riley Hart

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    JeremySeeing my best friend West, happy with his fiancé opened my eyes to things I’ve been missing in my own marriage. My divorce, which was amicable, followed. Strangely, at West’s wedding, I find myself confiding in Darren, the straight, confirmed bachelor and star quarterback of the Atlanta Lightning...
  • Sated in Ink by Carrie Ann Ryan

    Sated in Ink by Carrie Ann Ryan

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    The Montgomery Ink saga continues in a seductive romance where a runaway bride and two best friends might just take the chance of a lifetime. Ethan Montgomery thought he had his life figured out until the moment he and his best friend met a woman in a wedding dress drinking wine out of a paper bag. He might work too many hours and always seems to put his family and friends first...
  • Seth by Carly Marie

    Seth by Carly Marie

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 12 ratings
    Be yourself because everyone else is taken. But what if that risks everything you know? Seth Johnson has worked his entire career to be remembered more for his skill than as an openly gay NHL player. Finding a boyfriend has been pushed to the back burner. As for exposing his softer side, the side that loves lace and lingerie? It’s not happening...
  • Encore by Eden Finley

    Encore by Eden Finley

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 19 ratings
    BLAKE Never make a bet with Jordan Brooks. That’s how I’ve ended up here, doing a movie that risks my entire acting career. Taking on a gay role when I’m straight is problematic in its own right, but when production gets put on hold, and a fabricated story breaks out in the media, Jordan and I have to go into hiding...
  • Save The Date by R.J. Scott, V.L. Locey

    Save The Date by R.J. Scott, V.L. Locey

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Ever since he first set foot in Harrisburg, Tennant’s life has been a rollercoaster. Ups and downs too numerous to mention, hard knocks and championship rings. Through all of those monumental moments, one thing has been a constant for him, Jared Madsen. Now that their wedding day is drawing nearer, Ten is seriously considering eloping...
    Categorized as:
    sports  queer  hockey  m-m  contemporary  ice-skating
  • Christmas in Suite 37A by Tiffany Reisz

    Christmas in Suite 37A by Tiffany Reisz

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Originally available as a rough draft on Tiffany's website, this short story has now been fully revised and is now collected in the print, ebook, and audio collection Michael's Wings...
    Categorized as:
    bdsm  age difference  queer  m-m  contemporary
  • Leo and His Lion by Andi James, Lila Wilde

    Leo and His Lion by Andi James, Lila Wilde

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Leo Varma doesn’t need love. At thirty-seven, he’s satisfied with focusing on his career, friends, and casual hookups. Besides, getting into a real relationship would mean finally telling his conservative family that he’s gay, and possibly losing them forever. He’s convinced himself that living in the shadows is good enough... until he meets Dylan...
    Categorized as:
    age difference  bdsm  queer  m-m  contemporary  daddy-kink
  • Attraction: An M/M Neighbors to lovers Romance by Carly Marie

    Attraction: An M/M Neighbors to lovers Romance by Carly Marie

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    An M/M Neighbors to lovers Romance. Could satin, lace, and sass be enough to break through the ice? Dexter has never hidden his sexuality, and doesn’t blend into the background. From his fiery red hair to the panties he likes to wear, everything about him is vibrant. He’s the complete opposite of his new neighbor, and shouldn’t care if the grouchy man likes him… but he does...
  • Seeking Freedom: Interlocking Fragments IV by Michele Notaro, Sammi Cee

    Seeking Freedom: Interlocking Fragments IV by Michele Notaro, Sammi Cee

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Is it close proximity that has Jovany noticing Seth, or for the first time in his life, does he want a man? Jovany~When I check on the guy that helped with my case and realize he’s in a bad spot, I know I need to help him out. That’s how I find myself with two new roommates—Seth and the baby he’s in charge of...
  • Gravity: Written in the Stars Book 2 by Mia Monroe

    Gravity: Written in the Stars Book 2 by Mia Monroe

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    He was only meant to be a hookup. Until he became my coworker.Only I could ruin the hottest potential hookup ever. One look at the gorgeous ginger, and I was done for. I summoned every bit of courage I had, then panicked. As is my way. I managed to put it behind me until he became my new coworker. Now, every day is a reminder of my insecurities and what might have been...
  • You Could Make a Life by Taylor Fitzpatrick

    You Could Make a Life by Taylor Fitzpatrick

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    The first thing Dan says to him is, “we’re in the NHL!”, because that’s how he’s been greeting anyone wearing a jersey, and Marc Lapointe, 'the future of the franchise', is wearing Dan's colours.“I think you’re my new best friend,” Dan says, his excitement beating out common sense, social filters, the need to play it cool.“It is nice to meet you, new best friend," Marc says, his mouth twitching...
  • Free Me by Mia Monroe

    Free Me by Mia Monroe

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Only his ropes can unravel the past. I never thought I’d see him again, but when my former best friend shows up ready to make amends, it becomes clear just how tied to the past I am. He disappeared when I needed him the most, leaving me to navigate my truth alone. Now he’s back.Nixon’s art leaves me vulnerable, defenseless, and I like it...
  • Tempt Me: Tattoos and Temptation Book 5 by Mia Monroe

    Tempt Me: Tattoos and Temptation Book 5 by Mia Monroe

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 9 ratings
    My best friend’s little brother is all grown up.Figuring out my sexuality at nearly forty years old has been a revelation, but dating hasn’t been any easier. After a failed engagement, I know what’s important to me, and I refuse to settle anymore.So when my best friend asks me if I can help his little brother settle in after being away, it sounds like a pleasant distraction...
  • Everyday History by Alice Archer

    Everyday History by Alice Archer

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    Headstrong Ruben Harper has yet to meet an obstacle he can’t convert into a speed bump. He’s used to getting what he wants from girls, but when he develops a fascination for a man, his wooing skills require an upgrade. After months of persuasion, he scores a dinner date with Henry Normand that morphs into an intense weekend. The unexpected depth of their connection scares Ruben into fleeing...
  • Definitely Deacon by Vawn Cassidy

    Definitely Deacon by Vawn Cassidy

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    Jesse Ainsley’s life running his busy veterinary practice in the sleepy Cornwall bay he grew up in leaves no time for a serious relationship… at least, that’s what he tells himself, but the simple truth is much more cliché...
  • Aaron's Awakening by K.C. Wells, Meredith Russell

    Aaron's Awakening by K.C. Wells, Meredith Russell

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Aaron isn’t looking for love, but it finds him – and it has a few surprises in store…A laidback man who goes with the flowAaron is happy for his friends who’ve found love, but he’s starting to feel as if he’s an endangered species – a single guy. Not that he’s looking for anyone...
  • Perfect Gifts by R.J. Scott, V.L. Locey

    Perfect Gifts by R.J. Scott, V.L. Locey

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Family comes first in all things. Whatever the cost.Ten had always heard the saying ‘Out of the mouth of babes,’ but he’d not expected it to hit home as it had. After a comment from their daughter, Ten and Jared find themselves pondering an addition to the family. Moving into the adoption process is nerve-wracking and riddled with anxiety—kind of like how the Railers have been playing of late...
  • Perfection: An Age Gap Romance by Gianni Holmes

    Perfection: An Age Gap Romance by Gianni Holmes

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    An Age Gap Romance Perfection n. The state of being complete and correct in every way. CallumI learned the hard way that love doesn't change anyone. Yet, here I am for the long haul with Ashton on his road to recovery. I have to make tough decisions for his own good, but I have to believe in the end we'll be better for it...
    Categorized as:
    age difference  bdsm  queer  m-m  contemporary  daddy-kink
  • A Not So Typical Love by Tristen Rowen

    A Not So Typical Love by Tristen Rowen

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Jordan and Jamie’s love is anything but typical. Jordan Cameron is not like most nineteen year olds. He’s never been on a date, he’s never left New England, and he’s never fallen in love. He lives in his own world, or so that's what it seems to the average person. No one, not even his thirty-one year old brother, Tim, has ever given him the chance to break free...
    Categorized as:
    age difference  dual-pov  queer  m-m  contemporary
  • Starting From The Top by Lane Hayes

    Starting From The Top by Lane Hayes

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The guitarist, the dad, and a band on the rise… Johnny A quiet place to live and some time to recharge before my band heads out on the road again sounds amazing. I wouldn’t mind a distraction too, but my new neighbor is off-limits. There are rules about not getting involved with your bandmate’s ex, right? And Sean isn’t my type anyway...
  • No Wrong Moves by Becca Seymour

    No Wrong Moves by Becca Seymour

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 7 ratings
    Pining for your best friend sucks ass—and not the good kind of sucking. But I can’t back away, and I definitely can’t let go. Eddie Phelps is too damn important to me. He has my heart and soul. Well, he and his daughter, a ten-year-old who one day will run the world.It’s not like I can even blame Eddie for mixed signals or anything. He’s done everything right. He always does...
  • Whiskey Throttle by Riley Hart

    Whiskey Throttle by Riley Hart

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Lincoln I’ve done a good job getting over my past. I’m not only proud of who I am, but revel in it. Still, I don’t let myself get too close to people. With closeness comes questions and those pesky feelings, and I’m having none of that. I’ve got a great job, friends, I’m cute and twinky, and my bed’s never empty. What more do I need? Except I can’t stop sleeping with Rush Alexander...
  • Limited Edition Husband by Lauren Blakely

    Limited Edition Husband by Lauren Blakely

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    One weekend with no strings was supposed to be the plan.After barely escaping my last train wreck of a romance, I’ve got a new dating goal—play it cool.I stick to that strategy when I meet a hunky Brit at a fundraiser and ask him to grab a drink...
  • Messy Love by Riley Hart

    Messy Love by Riley Hart

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    DannyI'm not a guy who's looking for a serious relationship. I love the chase, and the one time I thought I wanted more, the guy bailed. When my buddy Will mentions his recently out, older brother is looking for a place to stay, I offer the spare room in my apartment. It's clear Jonathan's past did a number on him, and he's locked up tight...
  • Hard Ink by Ali Lyda

    Hard Ink by Ali Lyda

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    I don’t have the best history with older men.When Mateo saw my last relationship implode, he was there to help.He saved me.Hopefully self-defense lessons will keep me from getting hit again.I can’t ask for more of my friend.Even dreaming of keeping him is wrong.But when my ex makes things difficult, Mateo steps up again.I don’t want a protector, but maybe it’s time to accept a little help...
  • Walk With Me by Cardeno C.

    Walk With Me by Cardeno C.

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    A Book in the Home Series When Eli Block steps into his parents' living room and sees his childhood crush sitting on the couch, he starts a shameless campaign to seduce the young rabbi. Unfortunately, Seth Cohen barely remembers Eli and he resolutely shuts down all his advances...
  • Walk With Me: A Friends to Lovers Contemporary Gay Romance by Cardeno C.

    Walk With Me: A Friends to Lovers Contemporary Gay Romance by Cardeno C.

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    When Eli Block steps into his parents’ living room and sees his childhood crush sitting on the couch, he starts a shameless campaign to seduce the young rabbi. Unfortunately, Seth Cohen barely remembers Eli and he resolutely shuts down all his advances...
  • Somebody to Love by April Wilson

    Somebody to Love by April Wilson

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Chicago homicide detective Tyler Jamison has accepted that fact that he was born defective. Women just don't do it for him, and he can't contemplate any other option. So, loneliness it is. Ian Alexander has met the man of his dreams, but the guy's in complete denial of his sexuality. Ian's not giving up on Tyler, though. Tyler's a domineering, controlling force of nature..
  • Neutral Zone by Catherine Gayle

    Neutral Zone by Catherine Gayle

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    USA Today bestselling author Catherine Gayle presents another novella in the emotional Portland Storm hockey romance series. Being stuck in the Neutral Zone is no way to live… Portland Storm defenseman Cole Paxton never intended to be the poster boy for gay hockey players...
    Categorized as:
    sports  age difference  queer  hockey  m-m  contemporary
  • Boys of Summer by A.E. Wasp

    Boys of Summer by A.E. Wasp

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Teammates, roommates, friends with benefits. What could go wrong? Boys of Summer is a book about finding the perfect person to ride shotgun with on the crazy road trip called life. It contains a Dolly Parton lookalike, an unfortunate deer versus car incident, and poorly-timed epiphanies. Everybody leaves. That was the first lesson Thunder goalie James McVicker ever learned...
  • Trade Deadline by Jodi Oliver

    Trade Deadline by Jodi Oliver

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 9 ratings
    BLAINEWhen my name is involved in yet another scandal, I’m told to keep my head down and my stats up. The trade deadline is looming, and I don’t want to leave Chicago.But that night, I meet Alex. The guy with the bluest eyes and the kindest smile.My reputation precedes me, and he’s determined to resist me, but the more time we spend together, the harder it is to deny the chemistry between us...
  • Frat Bro by Raleigh Ruebins

    Frat Bro by Raleigh Ruebins

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    This fall, I have one simple rule: don't fall in love with my fake boyfriend.I’m awful at following the rules.One minute I was a nobody in a small Colorado town, getting by on contract work, home renovations, and a dumpster fire of a dating life—and then suddenly, my life was on TV...
  • Next Season by Lane Hayes

    Next Season by Lane Hayes

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    The injured hockey player and the grumpy chef…RileyMy time playing pro hockey will be up soon. I can feel it. And I’ve heard the he’s too old, he’s had too many injuries, he’s lost his edge. I don’t want to admit it, but they could be right. Next season might be my last.Or this season. Because of course, this is when the universe decides I need another concussion...
  • Third Time Lucky by R.G. Alexander

    Third Time Lucky by R.G. Alexander

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    From Author New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author R.G. Alexander, Book 3 in the Finn's Pub Romance series! Ever had a thing for the man next door? My sexy new neighbor is confusing the hell out of me. Elliot Ransom is a baseball player and a single dad, but he doesn’t know his butter beer from a snozzberry...
  • Trouble by Devon McCormack

    Trouble by Devon McCormack

    Rated: 3.97 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    KYLE Trouble. That's all I am to people in this town. They're always waiting for me to mess up--prove them right. But I'm happy to keep to myself and mind my own business to survive my senior year at Wyachet High. Then one rainy Monday morning I meet the dirty blond in glasses. A confusing first encounter turns awkward, but it's short-lived since James Warner has a way of setting me at ease. Mr...
  • Two-Man Team by Amy Aislin

    Two-Man Team by Amy Aislin

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    One wrongful arrest ruined Kris Xappa’s image—and made his NHL team look bad. Now, with orders to keep his head down, the last thing he needs is to develop feelings for his younger teammate—and best friend’s brother. The fact that he can’t stop thinking about their one illicit kiss doesn’t mean anything...
  • Back to Center by Ryan Taylor, Joshua Harwood

    Back to Center by Ryan Taylor, Joshua Harwood

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    EckieThere are ways to get ahead in college hockey, but having a meltdown, trying to get rid of your coach, and stalking his boyfriend isn’t one of them...
  • Knowing You: A Single Dad Romance by E.M. Lindsey

    Knowing You: A Single Dad Romance by E.M. Lindsey

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    "Oh my God, Briar! Where did you get that prosthetic leg?" Things as a parent Lane thought he'd never say for four hundred, Alex. But that’s par for the course in Lane Ashbury’s life considering everything is on the verge of falling apart...
  • Poetry in Motion by Samantha Wayland

    Poetry in Motion by Samantha Wayland

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Travis Campbell has been at this hockey thing for a while. He knows his days on the ice are numbered, but he’s happy with the Moncton Ice Cats and he’s still got some time to figure out what comes next. He’s been taking college classes online and thought he knew what he was doing, but then he made the ultimate rookie mistake...
  • Faker by Kiki Clark

    Faker by Kiki Clark

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Falling for your straight best friend while he pretends to be your boyfriend is something not even Samuel would be foolish enough to do.And yet...

All Samuel wanted was to not show up to his ex's wedding alone, but his friend Will has a better idea: go as fake boyfriends to make him jealous.What could possibly go wrong?Well, for starters, Samuel’s ex knows Will isn’t gay...
  • Dare You by Ella Frank, Brooke Blaine

    Dare You by Ella Frank, Brooke Blaine

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 21 ratings
    From Ella Frank’s Prime Time series and Brooke Blaine’s South Haven series comes an explosive spin-off of both worlds. Sebastian “Bash” Vogel, the magnetic, cross-dressing CEO of AnaVoge, has long been a lone island when it comes to his personal life. Self-assured and playful, he’s never left wanting for suitors—but Bash isn’t looking for something permanent...
  • The Professor's Date by Lane Hayes

    The Professor's Date by Lane Hayes

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The professor, the hair stylist, and a wedding date…TommyHelp! My sister is getting married and according to her, I need a date. And a makeover. I’m a busy man, though. I don’t have time to meet eligible bachelors, and the tape holding my glasses together works just fine. Until my hair stylist steps on them...
  • Assisted: an MM Hockey Romance by Carly Marie

    Assisted: an MM Hockey Romance by Carly Marie

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Foolish is judging a book by its cover… or a hockey coach by his suitAs assistant coach of the Nashville Grizzlies, Imil Bouchard has everything he needs, except maybe a Daddy. On the wrong side of forty and not looking for a traditional Dom, he knows there’s no point wishing for what he can’t have. And of course, he’s drawn to the extra-anxious director who exudes the need for a Daddy not a boy...
  • How To Save A Life by Andria Large, Jena Brignola

    How To Save A Life by Andria Large, Jena Brignola

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    How do you save someone’s life? There’s the obvious way of physically saving them from a tragic end. Then there’s the more subtle way of saving someone who doesn’t know they need to be saved. Someone who is drowning emotionally and has no idea that they are slowly dying. Ezra Whitmore is one of those people...
  • Rules of Engagement by Brigham Vaughn

    Rules of Engagement by Brigham Vaughn

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Rule #1: Don't fall in love with your best friend's brotherAfter Anders Lindholm lost his wife and baby daughter in a car accident, he knew he’d never find love like that again.Hockey, routines, and his team are all that have kept him going since.But as he approaches forty, an injury makes him consider what life after retirement will be like...
  • Love and History by Lane Hayes

    Love and History by Lane Hayes

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    The sporty roommate, the professor, and a history lesson…Holden-Ezra might be the most annoying roommate ever. He’s loud, obnoxious, and full of himself. So what if he’s a tall, muscular, tattooed jock? His tendency to strip to his boxers in the kitchen while helping himself to my food isn’t endearing in the slightest. Nope. Ezra has to go...
  • Risking the Shot by Amy Aislin

    Risking the Shot by Amy Aislin

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Time for distractions? Hardly. A chance at making the playoffs? It’s a dream for NHL forward Taylor Cunningham that just might come true. If he can keep his eyes on the ball—ahem, puck. And study for midterms. Dakota Cotton, eleven years his senior, isn’t just a distraction, though—he’s everything Tay’s ever wanted...
    Categorized as:
    sports  age difference  queer  hockey  contemporary  m-m
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