July 31, 2015

2015 Quarter 2 Queerteen Press Best Sellers


Here are the best selling titles from Queerteen Press:

  1. Bad Idea by Erica Yang
  2. My Brother's Best Friend by J.T. Marie
  3. Hat Trick by Jeff Adams
  4. Masks: Rise of Heroes by Hayden Thorne
  5. I Saw Daddy Kissing Santa Claus by J.T. Marie
  6. Ansel of Pryor House by Hayden Thorne
  7. Without Sin by J. Tomas
  8. Spring Tide Love by Emery C. Walters
  9. My Online Secret Admirer by J. Tomas
  10. Masks: Evolution by Hayden Thorne

July 30, 2015

2015 Quarter 2 Best Sellers


Here are the best selling titles from JMS Books:

  1. The City PI and the Country Cop by Edward Kendrick
  2. The Sarrans Return by A.C. Katt
  3. Bad Idea by Erica Yang
  4. Renovated Heart by J.T. Marie
  5. Just My Style by J.M. Snyder
  6. Living With Syn by A.C. Katt
  7. The Sarran Plague by A.C. Katt
  8. Cowboy Sandwich Book 2: Second Helpings by Drew Hunt
  9. The Courage to Heal by Hunter Frost
  10. Making It Pay by J.L. Merrow

July 29, 2015

Upcoming releases for August 2, 2015


Heat Wave: Manheim
By Feral Sephrian

Heat Wave: Sunapee
By Nanisi Barrett D'Arnuk

Heat Wave: Tuscaloosa
By Jeff Adams

July 28, 2015

Heat Wave: Richmond by J.M. Snyder

Heat Wave: Richmond by J.M. Snyder is now available in e-book format!

Danny Masterson is finally getting a place all his own, and he couldn’t be more excited. Since college he’s lived with his best buddy Rob, but when Rob’s pregnant girlfriend moved in, Danny knew it was time to move out. His new apartment has all the amenities, and the sexy neighbor living downstairs named Kyle only sweetens the deal.

But a heat wave hits when Rob helps Danny move in, and the apartment’s A/C isn’t working right. Maintenance won’t come out because Danny isn’t listed as a tenant yet, so he’s stuck sweating it out over the long, Fourth of July weekend.

Kyle invites Danny to stay downstairs in his apartment in air conditioned bliss, but he has a pretty roommate named Nadia who may or may not be his girlfriend. Danny thinks Kyle might be interested in him, but so far Kyle hasn’t said or done anything to move things forward between them. Will things ever heat up between them? Or is Danny going to end up getting burned?

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 27, 2015

Heat Wave: Grosse Ile by Emery C. Walters

Heat Wave: Grosse Ile by Emery C. Walters is now available in e-book format!

Who said you can't go home? When Peter promises his folks he’ll come back to Grosse Ile for his tenth high school reunion, he has second thoughts. Can he face his old bullies? He’s bigger and stronger now, true, but is his newfound confidence strong enough to overcome his old resentments?

Then Peter’s sister's boyfriend Ned turns out to be not as straight as he first seemed to be. Now Peter has a better reason to go back home -- to show off the new man in his life.

During a boat trip to Canadian waters, Peter rescues the pregnant wife of his high school nemesis at the same time his new love collapses with appendicitis. Can Peter surmount these crises and still make it to the reunion on time?

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 26, 2015

Heat Wave: Burlington by Lynn Townsend

Heat Wave: Burlington by Lynn Townsend is now available in e-book format!

Brandon Russo can't stand the sight of blood and the current heat wave makes doing almost anything outdoors unpleasant. So when an SUV sideswipes a bicycle right at the gate of the storage facility in Burlington, Vermont, where Brandon works for his aunt, he considers just locking himself in the office and calling 911. But he's rewarded for letting his good nature overcome his squeamishness when the man he rescues from the ditch turns out to be absolutely gorgeous.

Scott Seay is a photographer on the trail of a legend. A strong lead has brought him to Vermont for the auction of a storage unit whose owner had been obsessed with Champy, the creature rumored to live in the depths of Lake Champlain. When Scott winds up in a ditch outside that very same storage facility, being rescued by a hot, chivalrous man who literally sweeps Scott into his arms ... well, Scott's always believed in fate.

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 25, 2015

Paul Alan Fahey on the Lovers and Liars Series

When I wrote Bomber's Moon, the first book in the Lovers and Liars gay historical romance series, I had no idea I'd be writing a series. But like most writers, I fell in love with my cast of characters and couldn't let them go. So the rest is history. Literally.

The six novellas of Lovers and Liars form a complete story arc from Bomber's Moon to Kindred Spirit, the final episode in the series to be released by JMS Books on August 30.

Here's a quick look at the story arc listing the books of Lovers and Liars in order:

  1. Bomber's Moon
  2. Weep Not for the Past
  3. A Manx Tale
  4. A Christmas in Kent
  5. A Deadly Game of Malice
  6. Kindred Spirit
Kindred Spirit picks up the storyline two years later after the events in A Deadly Game of Malice.

Here's a short summary of Kindred Spirit
  • A 25-year-old murder
  • A city under siege from German flying bombs
  • A gay couple searching for justice
In the summer of 1944, Leslie Atwater -- feeling abandoned by his lover Edward -- rushes up to London to enlist in military service. After failing the physical, he retreats to the sanctuary of St. Michael's rectory and to the love and support of his brother Robert.

When a bomb explodes near St. Andrew's Home for Boys, it unearths a skeleton of an adolescent. As Leslie, Edward, and Robert set about identifying the remains, the shocking discovery stirs up an old antagonism between the two brothers and brings to light a string of repressed memories for Leslie. With the truth obscured by the passage of years, it rests on Leslie and Edward to sift through the lies and subterfuge to track down the coldhearted killer of a kindred spirit.

Hopefully this little tidbit will pique your interest. In Kindred Spirit, I did my best to tie up the supplementary stories and bring the series to a satisfying end. Hope you'll agree.

Here's another bit of good news: If you haven't read the last two installments yet, A Deadly Game of Malice and Kindred Spirit are scheduled for a paperback release August 31 under the title, Lovers and Liars Book 2.

I hope you'll enjoy the Lovers and Liars series as much as I did writing it.

July 23, 2015

Jeff Adams on the Hat Trick series

Hat Trick: Noun. the scoring of three goals in a game by one player, chiefly in hockey or soccer.

When I finished Hat Trick in 2013, it was designed as a standalone novel. It felt like the story of Simon and Alex was best suited to the story of how they got together in high school. But then I had an idea to bring some closure to Simon on some events that went down with his family in that book. That became the seed that grew into a second book, Hat Trick 2: Playing the Rebound.

As I worked on book two, which was set in the couple's sophomore year at college, I was inspired to write a short that would send the guys to play some hockey, outdoors, at New Year's. Suddenly, there was Hat Trick Overtime: A Classic Winter's Night. It was a brief, sweet, look at the two while they were freshmen at the University of Michigan.

Hat Trick 2, for a while, was going to be the only sequel. While I was working on it, I was still very much a pantser writer, just writing what came to me and knowing that I would clean it all up in editing. However, as the book approached the size of the first book, it was clear I was telling more story than one book could hold. It became clear a third book was needed. Splitting up the books also marked the start of moving to being a plotter. I still seat-of-my-pants my way through the scenes, but I need to figure out what the initial set of scenes are to avoid trouble.

I enjoyed creating the first Overtime story so much, I decided to do it again. This was a way to look at Simon and Alex during the summer. The books, because school and hockey plays such a big part of their lives, are always set in the fall and winter. But, I could use the short to get the guys away from school and into summer for a brief adventure. Hat Trick Overtime: Summer Camp allowed Simon and Alex, and their best friend Leo, to spend a month together coaching youth hockey in the summer before their senior year.

This fall, the final Simon and Alex novel arrives. Hat Trick 3: Penalty Shot have Simon and Alex as seniors at Michigan. The boys tackle a few different things, not the least of which is what their future holds once they graduate. Along the way, they work with a new hockey team that features a wide spectrum of players and face a challenge that will test their relationship in a way it's never been before. I'm excited to bring these stories to everyone. You'll hear more about it all as the release date get closer.

While Hat Trick 3 completes the hat trick of novels. There will also be a final Hat Trick Overtime this fall as well so that there'll be a trio of shorts. I don't want to reveal the subtitle on this one or give up any details. Suffice to say I think it'll put a nice bow on top of the series.

It's quite possible, however, that this isn't the end of the road for the characters. I removed a character named Sean from Hat Trick 3 because there wasn't room to do justice to his story. I think you'll meet him sometime in 2016 in a standalone book that would be part of the extended Hat Trick universe. There're also fans who've asked for the story of Leo and Matt, a couple that gets together in the first book and continues to appear in the series. Writing their falling-in-love-story, which you don't get in detail in the Hat Trick books, is on my writing calendar, too.

With the upcoming release of Hat Trick 3 and the final Hat Trick Overtime short, this summer is the perfect time to catch up on the series so you'll be ready for the finale!

July 22, 2015

Upcoming releases for July 26, 2015


Heat Wave: Burlington
By Lynn Townsend

Heat Wave: Grosse Ile
By Emery C. Walters

Heat Wave: Richmond
By J.M. Snyder

July 21, 2015

Heat Wave: Traverse City by Terry O'Reilly

Heat Wave: Traverse City by Terry O'Reilly is now available in e-book format!

It’s the hottest July in Michigan in living memory and Cameron Mitchel’s A/C isn’t working. A co-worker offers the use of his parents’ cabin on a lake in Traverse City for the upcoming holiday weekend. Arriving with his faithful basset hound, Mr. Magee, Cameron is greeted by the good-looking next door neighbor, Emory.

Emory Cauldwell is Cameron’s ideal man -- handsome, mature, and well-built. Best of all, he’s unavailable for a serious relationship. Cameron has had two failed relationships which have left him gun-shy, and he falls in love very easily. So to protect himself from another disappointment, he seeks the company of married men to safely satisfy his needs.

What happens when Cameron discovers Emory is not off limits after all? Will the heat that has built between them during the weekend weld them together, or will Cameron be burned yet again?

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 20, 2015

Heat Wave: Salem by Maya Anders

Heat Wave: Salem by Maya Anders is now available in e-book format!

The long, hot days of August have always been the newspapers' silly season, and cub reporter Tara Trent gets the silliest assignments of all. This year it’s a festival of Spiritual Enlightenment in the ancient witch-town of Salem, Massachusetts.

There's a twist, though. Anonymous text messages suggest a modern day witch-hunter is on the loose -- a crackpot determined to see the witches of Salem burn in hell. Tara isn't sure if it's a hoax or for real, but one thing's for certain: things are heating up in Salem.

Her day gets even hotter when she meets Abigail Powers, a petite, hard-bodied FBI agent working on the same case. The two instantly fall for each other, enjoying a long lesson in erotic massage before turning to the burning question: Is the mad witch-hunter of Salem just a jerk who sends out misogynistic text messages, or a potential woman-killer?

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 19, 2015

Heat Wave: Colorado Springs by Michael P. Thomas

Heat Wave: Colorado Springs by Michael P. Thomas is now available in e-book format!

Just when barbecue boss Spencer Worthington is convinced nothing in the world could be hotter than Colorado Springs this summer, along comes Ethan, sizzling ribs with his dad at a rival booth. Just looking at him makes Spencer sweat, and when Ethan’s dad reveals himself to be a homophobic heckler, Spencer’s temper flares. Conflict erupts, and a passerby proposes a civilized solution: a reality TV cook-off -- such as the one she happens to produce -- to settle the score. May the best meat win.

Seeing an opportunity to win a cash prize and Ethan, Spencer signs on. But when his secret sauce goes missing at the height of the competition, all signs point to sabotage, and he neglects to look before he leaps to conclusions. Now the money and Ethan are both on the line, but how can Spencer keep his cool in this heat?

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 17, 2015

Mel Bossa on Linhart's Beautiful Beast

When I first moved into my mother's old neighborhood, where she lived a good part of her childhood and what is now Montreal's Gay Village, the first thing I did, was put up the only picture I own of my maternal grandfather. In this picture, he's dressed in his official firefighter uniform, looking both dashing and slightly uneasy. My grandfather died when he was thirty-eight years old, and then my mother, his daughter, died very young too. I've always wanted to honor them in some way, but couldn't find how.

Walking around the neighborhood in the last year, I've reconnected with my French history, because like Joe Vega, the main character in Linhart's Beautiful Beast, my latest novel, I'm half Italian and half French Canadian, or as we prefer to call ourselves, Quebecois. I was desperate to write something more personal about those struggles my French speaking grandfather had to go through working out of an all English fire station in the thirties and early forties. Yet though I wanted the novel to resound with truth, I didn't want to write something full of tedious details about the era and weighed down with historical facts.

Then I remembered how crazy I am about prison movies, so why not make up a prison somewhere in the Great North? A sort of gulag or forced work camp where the inmates are used as cheap labor to clear out a forest? But who would work there as guards? Well, it would have to be men from very rough backgrounds, both English speaking and French, stuck in this Godforsaken place called Linhart Prison, confined to live side by side with the toughest inmates in the judicial system. That would surely set up a good context to play out the politics of those times. The Great Depression. 1934. No Man's Land.

But what happens when a beautiful, spoiled and highly connected aristocrat enters this grisly group of men?

Well, the warden puts the gorgeous brat, Monsieur Christophe Dubois, in the only cell he knows he will be safe ... Joe Vega's cell. The warden hopes Joe's cool temper and enormous size will assure Christophe's protection.

What no one expects, is for Joe and Christophe, who are from opposed worlds, and who at first, seem to be doomed to hate each other, to fall madly in love.

Prepare yourself to enter a cold and desolate place where the worst of men is brought out, but be ready to witness what true love can do for two desperate men who are willing to die for each other.

Welcome to Linhart Prison ...

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 16, 2015

Paul Alan Fahey on The Other Man

Since its publication by JMS Books in the spring of 2013, people have been talking about The Other Man: 21 Writers Speak Candidly About Sex, Love, Infidelity, & Moving On.

Here are a few samples:

"Full of bad behavior and ugly emotions. Contains some fine truths and excellent storytelling." -- Christopher Bram, author of Gods and Monsters and Eminent Outlaws

"By turns sprightly, poignant, piquant, sexy, scary, keen, naïve, heartbreaking." -- Richard Stevenson, Lambda Award-winning author of the Don Strachey private eye novels.

"Impassioned, witty, powerful voices examine infidelity and its effects on love, trust, and truth." -- Dennis Palumbo, psychotherapist and author of the acclaimed Daniel Rinaldi mystery series.

"You'll find a lot of entertainment in the many emotions of Paul Alan Fahey's extraordinary anthology, The Other Man ... as expected, the pieces run the gamut from hilarious to heartbreaking." -- Jerry Wheeler, Out in Print

"I devoured it. An absolutely addicting book." -- Kilian Melloy, Assistant Arts Editor, EDGE Media Network

In brief, The Other Man, an anthology of personal essays, is an artistic collaboration by and about gay men and their relationships. If you've ever been the other man, had him invade your life, or if you're just plain curious about this beguiling, sexy, and unpredictable creature, then this anthology of personal essays is for you. Twenty-one of our most acclaimed authors -- many Lambda Award winners and finalists, such as Rob Byrnes, Jeff Mann, Tom Mendicino, Erik Orrantia, Felice Picano, and David Pratt, write candidly about either being the other man, suffering the other man, or having their relationships tested by infidelity.

And I've saved the best news for last. Playwright Bernard Rice recently adapted The Other Man for the theater. The play will be workshopped this month at Chicago Dramatists on the way to its theatrical premiere.

By purchasing The Other Man this July, not only will you save a whopping 30% off the original price, but also a portion of the sales goes to the It Gets Better project. It's win-win all the way. Find out what everyone is talking about.

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 15, 2015

Upcoming releases for July 19, 2015


Heat Wave: Colorado Springs
By Michael P. Thomas

Heat Wave: Salem
By Maya Anders

Heat Wave: Traverse City
By Terry O'Reilly

July 14, 2015

Linhart's Beautiful Beast by Mel Bossa

Linhart's Beautiful Beast by Mel Bossa is now available in e-book format!

The Great North, Quebec, 1934. Joe Vega, the Beast, has been locked up in Linhart Prison for three years. The brutish guards harass him because of his size, but Joe remains cool.

Until Christophe Dubois, the disowned son of an affluent politician, is led into Joe's cell. From the moment Joe sees him, he suspects the ginger-head is trouble. Christophe is bold, curious, and feisty, and Joe can't resist the temptation of climbing into the man's bunk for long. However, the beautiful spoiled Christophe is a furnace to which both guards and convicts want to warm their hands, and Joe must fight to keep Christophe safe.

Linhart Prison may be a cruel place, but when the two men are released from its walls, they find an even tougher world out there.

Is the flame burning between Joe and Chris enough to keep them together?

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 13, 2015

Free Ride by J.L. Merrow

Free Ride by J.L. Merrow is now available in e-book format!

There’s no such thing as a free ride. Aidan may be only twenty, but he’s already learned that the hard way. Hitch-hiking up from London to Glasgow to keep a promise to a man he’ll never see again, Aidan’s fully prepared to offer payment in kind for his lifts. He’s not expecting a good-looking older bloke to pick him up in a Mercedes -- nor that he’ll find John such good company. After a few short hours together Aidan’s already starting to care what John thinks of him.

When slow traffic forces them to get a room for the night, Aidan’s not sure what to do. Putting out as a thank you to a stranger is one thing, but can he really go through with it with the first person he’s come to care for since he made that promise?

And what’s going to happen when they reach their destination?

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 12, 2015

Always a Groomsman by R.W. Clinger

Always a Groomsman by R.W. Clinger is now available in e-book format!

Thirty-four year old Cannon Rake, a wedding photographer for the cyber company Wedding Peeks, is not getting along well with his boss Lori Banter. When she learns through the grapevine that he’s socializing with her nemesis Patrick from Always a Groomsman, Lori decides to terminate Cannon's employment.

What isn’t there to like about Patrick Brogan? He’s handsome, Spartan-like, and runs his own wedding consultant company, which just happens to compete with Lori’s cyber startup. After Cannon dates the stud, he learns the truth behind Lori’s hatred for Patrick.

When tempers become heated and kisses sinful, Cannon starts to fall for Patrick and his little brother Jesse, who suffers from autism. But will Cannon forever be a groomsman wanting to be the groom? Or is there a Mr. Right out there for him in a world full of so many Mr. Wrongs? And is that Mr. Right Patrick Brogan?

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 11, 2015

J.D. Walker on Let the Music Say I Do

For the men in the Wedding Bell Blues series, the road to "I do" is paved with tight pants, egos, and misunderstandings -- no matter the season. It's all about finding love, with music as the backdrop -- and maybe some clashing symbols...and sex behind the speakers.

Can ex-band mates learn to trust each other again? Or a rock star become more than a playboy to win his former love? Maybe the dancer and the keyboard player can move beyond lust to something lasting, and a famous singer can heal the broken heart of the man he loves.

The journey to the altar in these four stories will leave you dancing to the beat of your own song, forever.

Fall: In Let The Music Say I Do, Jared Page and Joey Seever are ex-lovers and band mates, both hurting and unable to trust each other. A car accident turns the tide and the men see each other in a new light.

Winter: Dorian Seacrest, in The Beat of His Drum has to work through the heartache caused by Laramie Treble, leader and drummer of Caesar's Flame. Laramie wants to stake his claim, and Dorian fights him every step of the way. Insomnia serves as a wakeup call.

Spring: While keyboardist Grady Tremone helps his mom prepare for a show in Keys to His Heart he runs into Tim Hugo, and feels instant lust. Tim, though he's attracted to Grady, wants much more than that. Enduring blue balls makes it all worthwhile ... sort of.

Summer: Evan Harper is in love with Chuck Whistler. But he finds it hard to give anyone his heart, owing to a betrayal that took place many years ago. In Let The Song Last Forever Evan has to learn that not everyone is out to hurt him. A punch in the face makes it all better. Maybe.

Read an excerpt of Let The Song Last Forever or download a copy today!

July 10, 2015

Save 30% off all our e-books!

This July, join JMS Books as we celebrate

We have a TON of goodies for you this month! Visit our website to check out these month-long specials!
  • All e-books are 30% off!
  • J.M. Snyder, J.T. Marie, J. Tomas, & Shawna Jeanne e-books 40% off!
  • Free shipping on all paperback orders!

This year, our authors took on the challenge of writing a series of stories set during a massive heat wave sweeping across the United States. This summer is shaping up to be a real scorcher, one of the hottest in history, and these stories really crank up the heat! As temperatures soar, tempers flare and libidos rise, and we've cooked up 18 sizzling tales of summer love.


From July 19 through August 23, we're releasing 3 Heat Wave stories a week. And to celebrate our 5 year anniversary, each week 1 WINNER will win ALL 3 HEAT WAVE STORIES released that week!

To enter to win, sign up to receive our weekly newsletter today! Each week, 4 subscribers also win a free e-book of their choice, so your chances of winning are really good!


We're also hosting a SCAVENGER HUNT, and the grand prize is ... wait for it ...

ALL 18 HEAT WAVE E-BOOKS! (retail price $75) So how do you win that?

Answer ten questions about some of our authors by August 15, and 1 lucky winner will be chosen at random from all correct entries. Visit our website to find the questions, links to the authors' pages, and full contest rules.

So what are you waiting for? Stop by JMS Books today!

July 9, 2015

Tinnean on Greater Love Hath No Man

Greater Love Hath No Man, the third book I've published with JMS Books, is the story of James Trevalyan, the son of Lord and Lady Pennington and takes place in Great Britain between the years of 1948-1977.

If you've ever seen the Ernst Lubitsch movie, Cluny Brown, you may remember the conversation the male lead has with Cluny, where he tells her the murder victim in the mystery he plans to write will be a rich man. "Oh yes," she replies, "there's no use murdering a poor man."

Confession time: I pretty much feel the same way. For the most part, my characters are, if not well-to-do, then comfortable. With so much going on in their lives, the last thing they need to worry about is where their next meal is coming from.

Oddly enough, that's exactly how Greater Love Hath No Man begins. James Trevalyan, has eloped at the age of eighteen, and when given the ultimatum by his parents of ending the marriage or being cut off financially, he chooses the latter. He and his sixteen-year-old American bride learn how quickly love can fly out the window when poverty comes a-knocking at the door.

After Barbara, his wife, returns to the States, she obtains a divorce in Reno. Lord Pennington reinstates James's allowance, and he's able to give up the poor-paying job he'd been forced to obtain to extend the funds a great uncle had left him and go to university. While there, he meets Jeremy Waters, and realizes his second chance at love has arrived. For thirteen years they live together, quite comfortably. They're so good at their jobs -- James collects the intelligence that Jeremy analyzes -- that they're given numerous bonuses for jobs well done and are able to purchase a house in Chelsea.

But even wealthy people have problems. James lost his wife to a divorce her father insisted on, and he loses Jeremy to a fanatical bigot. In order to protect his heart, James keeps himself aloof from everyone except his beloved son Jamie. (You can get a divorce, but that won't stop the fruits of your marriage bed from being born.) And then J Tanner is recruited to his squad, and James finds himself wondering if he wants to protect his heart.

He's an excellent tipper, though.

Read an excerpt or download a copy today!

July 8, 2015

Upcoming releases for July 12, 2015


Always a Groomsman
By R.W. Clinger

Free Ride
By J.L. Merrow

Linhart's Beautiful Beast
By Mel Bossa