BREATHE now available at Loose Id

I’m thrilled to announce that my second release, BREATHE, is now available for purchase at Loose Id. I would like to extend a huge thanks to everyone who worked on this book, with special thanks to my critique partner, Connie, and my editor, Antonia, for all their help, as well as the cover artist, Valerie Tibbs, for the wonderful cover.

I hope anyone who picks up a copy enjoys Lincoln and Jay’s story! I had a wonderful time writing it.

Length: Novel Plus, 234 pages (in PDF)
Genre: LGBT Romantic Suspense (m/m)
Publisher: Loose Id
Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs
Format: ebook
ISBN: 978-1-60737-890-7

Available at


Lincoln McCaw lost everything — his home, his job, his partner — after he caused a fatal accident. A year later, he’s drowning the guilt and despair in whiskey, but he needs to move on. His sister and her kids are counting on him. Then he meets a man who ignites a passion Lincoln thought he’d never find. Too bad one night is all they can have together. Now he needs to figure out how to turn away from the only person who makes him feel alive…before whoever is sending him threats decides Lincoln needs to suffer more than he already has.

Jay Miller is surrounded by grief and misery until he finally gives in to all those years of sexual fantasies about being with another guy. Realizing he’s ended up in the arms of the man who caused his wife’s accident, he tries to pull away. But how can he give up a friendship he needs more than anything — a friendship and a love that could save him? He may not have time to make the choice before someone else destroys it all.


Read the first two chapters (PDF)
Read another excerpt (web page)

Video I Love: Edie Windsor and ACLU Challenge DOMA

Another good one in support of marriage equality.

“Edith “Edie” Windsor, who shared her life with her late spouse, Thea Spyer, for 44 years, files a lawsuit against the federal government for refusing to recognize their marriage. The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of the “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA), a federal statute that defines marriage for all federal purposes as a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife. Windsor and Spyer were married in Canada in 2007, and were considered married by their home state of New York.” (Source: YouTube)

What books from your childhood turned you into a reader?

Sloan and her brother

(c) Sloan Parker

I posted at the Loose Id author blog about becoming a reader and shared a bit about my childhood reading, which included trying to read just like my big bro. I’d love to hear what books made you a reader. Here’s the link to the blog post:

Guest Post & Giveaway for Breathe

I’m guest blogging at ErotRomReader Janna’s blog, talking about my latest characters (Jay and Lincoln), how I created them, and giving away an e-copy of BREATHE.

Check it out here

Giveaway runs until November 16.

Huge thanks to Janna for hosting the giveaway and letting me share more about my writing.

Good luck to all who enter!

Quote I Love: Lincoln & Jay

Next week is my second release at Loose Id, so today I thought I’d share two more quotes from Lincoln and Jay’s story, BREATHE.

When I started writing this book I wanted to tell the story of two strangers who discover an undeniable attraction only to learn a little too late they never should have met at all. Or so they think. I wanted them to be two very likable guys stuck in an impossible situation.

Here’s a look into each man’s point of view.


“He wouldn’t deny something had sparked between them, hidden under their passion, the touches, the kisses. But no matter how hard he tried, he couldn’t escape the past, couldn’t put aside the one thing keeping them apart.”


“Lincoln was talking, but all sound muted as if Jay had sunk into a pool of water where all was still and quiet, where Lincoln was a far-off distorted vision above the surface, in a different world, and so far from Jay’s reach.”

If you’d like, you can check out a longer excerpt on my website.

Thanks for taking a look at BREATHE.