Preview the first 13 pages of Missed Connections: I Swear to You

I Swear to You by Sloan Parker

He’s not going to run from his best friend this time. He swears. (Cover art by Syneca Featherstone.)

A preview of the first 13 “pages” of I SWEAR TO YOU is now available on my website. (That’s the page count from the final manuscript.)

Also, starting on Sunday, April 27th, I will be hosting a Release Party here on my blog with a week of giveaways, backlist sales, and special blog posts related to the book I SWEAR TO YOU. There will be loads of e-gift cards up for grabs, so I hope you can join in on the fun! You can sign up to receive the blog posts via email at www.sloanparker.com/blogsignup.htm

I Swear To You by Sloan Parker Giveaway


The release party starts April 27th. Sign up to receive the blog posts via email at www.sloanparker.com/blogsignup.htm

My Latest Favorite Typo

One of my favorite typos from working on I SWEAR TO YOU:

Grady was still ringing the cum from his cock when Mateo swung his legs off the side of the bed, facing the opposite wall.

Brrrrring…brrrrring…time to come.

By the way, I SWEAR TO YOU has been added to Goodreads if anyone wants to add it to your shelves there.

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March M/M Romance Reader Appreciation Day & Giveaway

The Sweet Spot

This month’s Reader Appreciation Day, hosted by me, SJ Frost, and Jambrea Jo Jones at the Sweet Spot Yahoo Group, is this Saturday, March 15th.

Stop by to enter the giveaway, read excerpts, and chat with authors of M/M romances. The giveaway runs from 8 am – 8 pm EST, and all you have to do to enter is reply to the message titled “RAD Giveaway: Reply for a chance to win.”

Here are some of the books and other prizes in the giveaway:

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Here’s how to enter:

  1. If you haven’t already, join the Yahoo Group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheSweetSpotMM/
  2. On Saturday, March 15th watch the group page (or your email if you choose to receive emails from the group) for a message with instructions on how to enter. The subject of the post should read something like “RAD Giveaway: Reply for a chance to win”
  3. Reply to that message anytime between 8am and 8pm EST indicating you’d like to enter the giveaway.

That’s it. You’ll be added to the drawing for your chance at a random prize.


Complete List of Prizes & Donating Authors

  • Allison Cassatta – ebook copy of BEAST by Allison Cassatta & Tracey Michael
  • Marie Sexton – ebook copy of NORMAL ENOUGH
  • Leigh Ellwood – audio book copy of M-SQUARED
  • Tara Lain – ebook copy of THE PACK OR THE PANTHER
  • Karenna Colcroft – ebook copy of I SHOULD TELL YOU
  • Alex Jones – ebook copy of REMAIN, Book I in the Knights of Amaranth series
  • Diana Castilleja – ebook copy of SEX AND CANDY
  • Willa Okati – ebook copy of winner’s choice from backlist at Loose Id or Totally Bound
  • Evelise Archer – ebook copy of winner’s choice from backlist and a $10 GC to Amazon
  • Megan Slayer – ebook copy of TIED DESIRE
  • Sloan Parker – winner’s choice of $15 Amazon.com or All Romance eBooks Gift Card
  • Sloan Parker – ebook copy of winner’s choice from backlist or April release of I SWEAR TO YOU
  • Jambrea Jo Jones – ebook copy of winner’s choice from backlist
  • S.J. Frost – ebook copy of winner’s choice from backlist

Hope you can join us at The Sweet Spot Reader Appreciation Day.

Authors of M/M romances, if you’re interested in joining us for our next RAD, we’d love to have you. Send me an email and I’ll add you to our author contact list.

Cover Reveal: I Swear to You

I Swear to You Cover

Cover Artist: Syneca Featherstone
I Swear to You coming April 29, 2014

Grady and Mateo, two “straight” college roommates, spend a weekend away together during their senior year exploring how far beyond friendship their feelings have grown. After that weekend, they go their separate ways, but eventually neither one can let go of the idea that maybe they really are gay and are meant to be together. It just takes one a little longer than the other to figure that out. Is he too late?

M/M Romance Reader Appreciation Day & Giveaway, this Saturday

The Sweet Spot

Sorry for the double posts today, but I wanted to be sure everyone knew about this month’s Reader Appreciation Day that takes place this Saturday, February 15th at the Sweet Spot Yahoo Group.

Stop by to enter the giveaway, read excerpts, and chat with authors of M/M romances. The giveaway runs from 8 am – 8 pm EST, and all you have to do to enter is reply to the message titled “RAD Giveaway: Reply for a chance to win.”

Here are some of the books and authors in the giveaway:

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Here’s how to enter:

  1. If you haven’t already, join the Yahoo Group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheSweetSpotMM/
  2. On Saturday, February 15th watch the group page (or your email if you choose to receive emails from the group) for a message with instructions on how to enter. The subject of the post should read something like “RAD Giveaway: Reply for a chance to win”
  3. Reply to that message anytime between 8am and 8pm EST indicating you’d like to enter the giveaway.

That’s it. You’ll be added to the drawing for your chance at a random prize.


Complete List of Prizes & Donating Authors

Hope you can join us at The Sweet Spot Reader Appreciation Day.

Authors of m/m romances, if you’re interested in joining us for our next RAD, we’d love to have you. Send me an email and I’ll add you to our author contact list.

Tentative Release Date & Description for I SWEAR TO YOU

Coming April 2014: I SWEAR TO YOU

My publisher has set a tentative release date for I SWEAR TO YOU: April 29, 2014. This may change as Loose Id sometimes needs to shuffle their schedule around for various reasons. You can sign-up for e-mail notices about new blog posts and/or to get a copy of my newsletter for an announcement when the book is released.

Draft Story Description: I SWEAR TO YOU

Since the night they kissed back in college, Grady has been fantasizing about his former “straight” roommate. Now that Grady’s finally ready for more with a guy, he heads to the local pride parade where he spots the man who’s been starring in all those fantasies. But Grady broke Mateo’s heart back in college when he refused to accept he might be gay, even after they spent an explosive night together. Mateo doesn’t trust him and takes off before Grady can even say hello. Tracking Mateo down proves nearly impossible. So what’s a horny gay virgin who wants only one man to do? He posts an ad online to encourage his friend out of hiding and into his bed. Once he gets Mateo between the sheets, he’s sure he can convince him that this is no college experiment. Only, Mateo’s been hiding from something. Or someone. Grady is determined to tear down all the walls between them so he can find out what happened to Mateo and help heal his wounds, and in the process just maybe show his best friend that he’s not going to run this time.

Grady and Mateo’s Song

Coming Soon I Swear To You

I’ve heard back from my publisher on I SWEAR TO YOU, and they love the final story!

So today I thought I’d share Grady and Mateo’s song. These lyrics are just about perfect for them.

“Arms” by Christina Perri on YouTube

I SWEAR TO YOU is off to my editor!

Sexy Gay Men Together

(c) painless / www.fotosearch.com Stock Photography

I’ve officially turned in my latest story, I SWEAR TO YOU, to my publisher. To celebrate I thought I’d share another teaser.

This is an unedited excerpt so please excuse any typos. I also can’t guarantee this will make it in the final version of the story.

The door rattled behind them with their movements. There was nothing slow or easy about the kiss, about the way they rocked against one another.

A primal need had erupted inside Grady, leaving him unable—and unwilling—to stop the desire blazing through him.

“Teo,” he said around a moan as Mateo kissed his way down his neck. “What are we doing?”

“Christ, Grady. I don’t know, but I don’t want it to stop.”

Fucking hell, he didn’t want it to stop either.

He wanted more, everything he had pretended he wasn’t picturing during their last few jerk-off sessions.

Mateo pulled back. He stared at Grady’s lips again, licked his own. “Fuck.” He shook his head as if to clear his thoughts. Or maybe not. He propped a hand against the door beside Grady and leaned in once more.

Their mouths met again, and that was it. Grady gave himself over to the moment—over to Mateo.

No release date yet, but I’ll share more as soon as I have the details.

M/M Romance Reader Appreciation Day & Giveaway

The Sweet Spot

This Saturday, January 18th is our monthly Reader Appreciation Day at the Sweet Spot Yahoo Group. Stop by to enter the giveaway, read excerpts, and chat with authors of M/M romances. The giveaway runs from 8 am – 8 pm EST, and all you have to do to enter is reply to the message titled “RAD Giveaway: Reply for a chance to win.”

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Here’s how to enter the giveaway:

  1. If you haven’t already, join the Yahoo Group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheSweetSpotMM/
  2. On Saturday, January 18th watch the group page (or your email if you choose to receive emails from the group) for a message with instructions on how to enter. The subject of the post should read something like “RAD Giveaway: Reply for a chance to win”
  3. Reply to that message anytime between 8am and 8pm EST indicating you’d like to enter the giveaway.

That’s it. You’ll be added to the drawing for your chance at a random prize.


Complete List of Prizes & Donating Authors

Hope you can join us at The Sweet Spot Reader Appreciation Day.

Authors of m/m romances, if you’re interested in joining us for our next RAD, we’d love to have you. Send me an email and I’ll add you to our author contact list.

Teaser from I SWEAR TO YOU

Grady and Mateo

(c) www.fotosearch.com Stock Photography

Please note: This is an unedited description and teaser. There’s always a chance something will get cut in the final publisher edits.

Genre: Contemporary M/M

Release Date: tentatively Spring 2014

Summary: I SWEAR TO YOU is a friends-to-lovers story about two “straight” college roommates who spend a weekend away together during their senior year exploring how far beyond friendship their feelings have grown. After that weekend, they go their separate ways, but eventually neither one can let go of the idea that maybe they really are gay and are meant to be together. It just takes one a little longer than the other to figure that out. But is he too late?

Mateo said nothing more for a while, just stared off into the dark, impenetrable water once again. When his second beer was almost gone, he said, “You know that thing we’ve been doing after your history class?”

Shit.

With that one question, he was violating their unspoken agreement not to talk about it—about what they did every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday when Grady got back to their dorm room.

So far those afternoons had been the best sexual experience of Grady’s life, and all he did was spend those few minutes touching only himself.