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Unforgiven by Ruth Clampett – NOW LIVE – Release Blitz

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Unforgiven, an all-new emotional M/M love story from Ruth Clampett now LIVE!!

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Unforgiven by Ruth Clampett
Publication Date: March 9th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Would you live a lie to hold onto the one you love?

Dean and Jason are best friends, like brothers since boyhood, now architecture students and college roommates. They’ve always had each other’s back, but when one walks in on the other with another man, everything changes. How do you explain to your best friend that he’s the one you’ve always wanted, that until now your life has been a lie?

Desperation and shame are two dirty words that run through Jason’s veins. He carries the scars from a wayward priest who stole his innocence and left him shattered. Meanwhile for years he’s watched Dean pursuing woman after woman, as his own heart slowly breaks.

When their world blows apart, they learn the powerful bond between them has more fire than either understood. Can two broken souls find the light in their darkness and come together to make a whole, or will sins of the past be forever unforgiven?

***This standalone is a M/M love story with graphic sex. Trigger warning.

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Ruth Clampett, daughter of legendary animation director Bob Clampett, grew up surrounded by artists and animators. A graduate of Art Center College of Design, she has been VP of Design for Warner Brothers Studio Stores and taught photography at UCLA. Today she runs her own studio and as the Fine Art publisher for Warner Brothers Studios has come to know and work with some of the world’s greatest artists in the fields of animation and comics

Ruth lives and works in Los Angeles, strictly supervised by her teenage daughter, who helps plan their summer around their yearly pilgrimage to the San Diego Comic Con.

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Revived : The Dungeon Black Duology (Book 2) by Kora Knight & our 5 1/2 Star Review

Title: Revived
Series: The Dungeon Black Duology (Book 2)

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 12/30/2016

 Title: Revived

Series: The Dungeon Black Duology (Book 2)

Author: Kora Knight

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Synopsis

Love.
The most powerful force in existence, but also the most ruthless. Cunning and deceptive.Man’s greatest Achilles heel. Leaving all who embrace it weak and vulnerable.
At least that’s how Dom-for-hire Max Kelley sees it, after the love of his life knocked him on his ass. A brutal blow that not only stole his breath, but decimated his ability to trust. Turning him cold and cynical. The TKO he never saw coming.
Love.
A mistake Max won’t ever make again.
Meaning no more relationships—not exactly a hardship. Just the thought of dating makes him queasy, and one of the reasons he doms for a living. To sexually engage without the poison of intimacy. The other reason? To keep his demons sated. With whips and chains, and scandalous kink. A fiery mix that always hits the spot.
That is, until a bright-eyed beauty walks into his life and refuses to leave.
Sean Matthews. College senior and flirt extraordinaire. Max’s newest—and greenest—client sub. Man, is he delicious; able to push Max’s buttons, able to make him crave the things he knows he shouldn’t. Sound the alarm, this can only mean trouble. Unfortunately, deterring Sean proves virtually impossible, and now Max finds himself at a crossroads.
Man up and kick his favorite sub to the curb… or succumb to his own caged desires.

Warning: This erotic, gay, BDSM romance contains intensely explicit sexual scenes both inside and out of the dungeon.

** Note from the author: In keeping with the promise I made to my Upending Tad devotees, I’ve included a small side story with Tad and Scott in book 2 where we delve a bit further into the developments of their relationship, and all the wonderful ways they’ve been keeping each other’s hearts pounding. So, be prepared for a few more character point of views! Tad and Scott aren’t going anywhere. They’ll be around for the long haul. XXO

I completely adored this book. Plain and simple. I absolutely adored it. I loved everything about it. And I am so freaking glad I did, because part one was great, emotional, enthralling and I really REALLY wanted this one to live up to my expectations. And man, did it surpass them!!!

Max and Sean are both amazing characters, complex, multi-faceted, fully developed characters that are just perfect in their imperfections. I really loved them both. (I know this might be blasphemy to Kora Knight fans, but I actually love them more than Scott and Tad…yeah I didn’t see that coming either.) Max was his same brooding, dominant, damaged self, but he was so much more. In everything he did I just felt his struggle. His pain and grief were palpable. My heart broke for him over and over again even while he was pissing me off.  And Sean….Sean just took me by surprise. I think he is my favorite of all Kora’s characters. I loved him passionately. He is light to all of Max’s black. But my favorite things about him were the things I didn’t expect. his strength, his intelligence, his confidence and his inherent goodness. I just couldn’t get enough of him. It was nice to see a lot of the characters from Upending Tad again, Scott and Tad chief among them. As always, they supplied humor and emotional relief from the turmoil and their interactions with Max and Sean are a great example of skilled storytelling at it’s very finest.

This story is both a simple love story and a roller coaster ride. It’s a story of compassion and cruelty, humor and hatred, forgiveness and resentment, unconditional love and conditional affection. It’s freaking beautiful. My blood pumped, my chest hurt, my breath caught, my tears flowed, I laughed, I cried, my heart rejoiced. And I freaking loved every single minute of the journey. Books should make you feel…this book made me feel everything.  I just loved the story, the narrative was gorgeous. I’m going to be thinking about this one for a long damn time.

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UNEARTHED: The Dungeon Black Duology, Book 1 by Kora Knight

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Love buried his heart in the cold, hard ground. Now he’s fighting to keep it there.

Title: Unearthed (Book 1)

Series: The Dungeon Black Duology

Author: Kora Knight

 

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Love. The most powerful force in existence, but also the most ruthless. Cunning and deceptive. Man’s greatest Achilles heel. Leaving all who embrace it weak and vulnerable.
At least that’s how Dom-for-hire Max Kelley sees it, after the love of his life knocked him on his ass. A brutal blow that not only stole his breath, but decimated his ability to trust. Turning him cold and cynical. The TKO he never saw coming.
Love. A mistake Max won’t ever make again.
Meaning no more relationships—not exactly a hardship. Just the thought of dating makes him queasy, and one of the reasons he doms for a living. To sexually engage without the poison of intimacy. The other reason? To keep his demons sated. With whips and chains, and scandalous kink. A fiery mix that always hits the spot.
That is, until a bright-eyed beauty walks into his life and refuses to leave.
Sean Matthews. College senior and flirt extraordinaire. Max’s newest—and greenest—client sub. Man, is he delicious; able to push Max’s buttons, able to make him crave the things he knows he shouldn’t. Sound the alarm, this can only mean trouble. Unfortunately, deterring Sean proves virtually impossible, and now Max finds himself at a crossroads.
Man up and kick his favorite sub to the curb… or succumb to his own caged desires.

Warning: This erotic, gay, BDSM romance contains intensely explicit sexual scenes both inside and out of the dungeon.

 

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14470696_344640699211913_1599632568_nKristys Review (2)4 1_2 Star Review

Since Upending Tad is my very favorite M/M pretty much ever, I was freaking excited to get my hands on Max and Sean’s story. I mean how could I not be dying to get my hands on these two? After their unforgettable intro in Upending Tad and their equally memorable departure, I needed to know. Plus, Max is a super hot Dom with an attitude and a very mysterious past.

Kora killed it with this book and managed to surprise the hell out of me. This isn’t some BDSM erotica, this is a gripping story full of detail and intricacies that both tie into Upending Tad and then far surpass it. Max’s backstory is enthralling and heartbreaking, his character an intriguing dichotomy of stoicism and compassion. He will piss you off, make you swoon, make your heart race and your panties melt. Oh…and he is one kinky SOB. I fell in love with Max and his history and find myself pulling for him in a way I never expected. And don’t forget Sean, he is a wonderful addition to the story. His character took me by surprise since we learned almost nothing about him before this book. He is endearing and sweet without being soft. He is smart and a good guy, hot and apparently has an untapped appetite for kink. Who knew? And make no mistake, the kink in this book takes it to an entirely different level. I read some kinky stuff and a lot of BDSM and this book even made me pause. It’s rare to find a book that is both heavy on erotica and heavy on character depth and storytelling. This book pulls it off.

I loved the overlap between this series and the original. I was thrilled to finally get to see the genesis of Max and Scott’s friendship and the beginning of Max and Sean. This entire thing was just so damn GOOD. Bring on Revived…I CAN NOT WAIT.

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☪ Krie Captivity ☪ The Nira Chronicles Book 1☪ by Kora Knight

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Series: The Nira Chronicles
Author: Kora Knight
 Release Date: March 2nd, 2016

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Nira.

Astrum Industries’ newest charted planet. Freshly discovered. Wholly unexplored. But that won’t be the case for long. Led by Captain Alec Hamlin, a team of explorers make an emergency landing and are soon confronted by their first Niran native. A huge male Kríe packed with muscle, baring small, black horns and fangs. Fortunately, he’s friendly. Or so he lets them believe.
With the help of his pack, the Kríe takes Alec’s team captive, intending to sell them for profit. But these Nirans aren’t just shrewd, they’re arrogant and domineering. And most of all, extremely sexual. Which explains why, on their journey to peddle their new wares, they feed Alec’s team a powerful aphrodisiac. Nothing like some decadent entertainment on the side. Soon the team finds themselves feverishly trying to resist the growing urge to mount their seductive captors. But as passion prevails and unexpected bonds form, so much more is suddenly at stake. With no time left, will a shift in Kríe perspective be enough to change the fate of Alec’s team?

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SynopsisAlec roused to the crackle and popping of a fire… and the sound of more than one Gesh-like voices. Eyelids not quite ready to open, he shifted with a groan. Then froze. Somehow he was sitting upright but couldn’t move. Not much at least, thanks to something holding him secure by his throat and across his chest. Heart instantly back to hammering, he forced his eyes to open so he could get busy assessing what the fuck. Slowly, his blurry vision started to clear. It was nighttime and, oh God, he was tied to a tree.

Trying not to freak, he looked down at his body. Well, tried to as least, which wasn’t easy with rope holding his neck against a trunk. Which meant he couldn’t see the other rope, either. The one wrapped tight across his chest, but wound under both of his armpits. A wrap like that would typically allow for free arm movement, but unfortunately that wasn’t the case. Because, with his knees fully bent and lying open, Alec’s wrists and ankles were bound and secured together by a mere six inches of slack rope. Which meant Alec could move his hands around a little, but couldn’t straighten out his legs.

Or walk.
Fucking great.
That’d definitely make escaping a challenge.

Instinctively, he tugged at his snugly tied hands. But when his wrists and forearms grazed his crotch, he made another startling discovery. His dick was literally hard as rock, and his nut sac was kind of swollen, too. What the fuck? Had he been having a wet dream while knocked out cold? Talk about messed up timing.

Warily, he lifted his eyes to his surroundings. A dozen yards away, poking at a camp fire, Gesh sat talking to… another Gesh. Alec sucked in a breath as his eyes focused more. Oh, hell. Make that three other Gesh’s he was talking to. And the four of them were ransacking the team’s rucksacks! Alec glowered, until five more sauntered into view.

Aw, fuck. Tied up and totally outnumbered.

Heart pounding faster, he looked for his men. Didn’t take him long to find them bound to trees just like him. The science trio were still completely out, probably because of their slightly smaller builds. But Zaden and Chet were wide fucking awake, glaring poison daggers at their captors. How long had they been conscious? Alec bit back a curse. He was the worst fucking team captain ever.

Zaden glanced his way and met Alec’s gaze, his dark eyes all kinds of stressed. And rightfully so. Their team was in big fucking trouble. And Alec honestly had no clue what to do. Gesh and his buddies had clearly stripped them of their possessions, so no chance he’d still have a pocket knife in his shorts. Not that he could reach it if he did. Truth be told, he didn’t want to move his hands at all. His cock was way too sensitive and needed no-contact-time to calm down.

Zaden gestured down to his own bound wrists and wiggled his index finger. Alec blinked at the thing, confused at first, until Z started tapping it in a pattern. Ah. Of course. Morse Code. Alec should’ve thought of that himself. In his defense, though, he was still kind of groggy around the edges. Intently, he tried to focus on that finger, frowning when Zaden stopped and made a strange face. Alec frowned, then realized what was up when Z awkwardly shifted his hips. Alec looked back at Zaden’s hands, or more specifically, his straining fly, of which his hands were so clearly trying to avoid.
What the hell?

Restlessly, Alec glanced at the others, discovering they, too, were sporting huge frickin’ bulges. Even the threesome still snoozing away. Zaden cleared his throat, regaining Alec’s attention. But honestly, he was still trying to wrap his brain around what the fuck was going on. Forcing his focus back on Zaden, Alec studied his friend’s tapping finger. But before he could make out a single sentiment, Gesh sauntered arrogantly over.
Grinning, the big fucker squatted down in front of him. “Alec,” he greeted, his rich timbre smug.

“Asshole,” Alec irritably returned.

Gesh canted his head, his expression amused, then reached out and ran a claw down Alec’s forearm. Not hard enough to draw blood, but enough so to warrant Alec’s attention. Because that black fucker was sharp and could definitely do damage. Alec watched the thing warily until Gesh brought it to Alec’s chin, lifting Alec’s gaze back to his. God, those dark golden eyes up close were an amazing thing to behold. Even if Alec was pissed at the guy. They were stunning. Damn near hypnotizing. Especially with those black pupils all big and dilated like that.

Again, Gesh’s lips curved into a grin. “I was impatient for you to wake, Alec. Was impatient for us to talk.”

Alec blinked, then froze. Holy shit. Gesh spoke English. No wait. His mouth hadn’t moved.

Gesh chuffed out a laugh, his smile expanding till his big-ass fangs dropped into view. Wow, for such a bastard, Gesh had a great smile. What, with the way his plump, dark lips made the white of his straight teeth pop…

Alec squeezed his eyes shut and tried to clear his head. God, not only was he hearing things, but evidently he was wearing rose-colored glasses. Gesh did not have a great smile. Gesh was a backstabbing dick.

Gesh’s next laugh came out noticeably deeper. “I never stabbed your back. And while my “dick” is substantial, I do not believe that makes me one as a whole.”

Alec’s mouth dropped open, the last of his haze evaporating. “Oh, my God. You’re talking telepathically.” He searched the male’s face, nearly unable to believe it. “But how does that breach our language barrier?”

Gesh shrugged a beefy shoulder. “Our minds perceive sentiments on a basic level. You think you are hearing words, but you are only hearing thoughts.”

Alec glanced at Zaden, who was watching them intently, then turned his attention back to Gesh. “Fine. Whatever. Nice fucking trick. Why were you waiting on me?”

“You are leader of your unit, are you not?”

Alec pursed his lips. “Why are you doing this? Why’d you trick us? Why’re you holding us captive?”

Another idle shrug. “Because I can.”

Gesh looked down to watch his claw resume its roaming. Along Alec’s inner elbow, back down his forearm, then across the meaty base of his thumb. But it wasn’t until that claw grazed Alec’s fly that his body gave a head to toe shiver.

Gesh looked up and grinned. “You are sensitive here.” He drew his finger from the bottom of Alec’s crotch to the top.

Alec groaned, then glared. “Yeah. I am. So stop fucking touching and give me a better answer.”

Gesh smirked and inched closer. “I tricked you because I want you. You and your team. But you were skittish. And had many weapons.”
Had being the operative word. They didn’t have shit now but the clothes on their backs.

Alec scowled, despite the fact that he couldn’t stop marveling at their incredible, otherworldly exchange. “But why do you want us? Maybe we can make a deal.”

Again, Gesh chuffed as if Alec amused him. “Ochay moyo,” he murmured. “Funny creature.” An utterance Alec remembered from earlier. Gesh lifted his paw and ran a knuckle along Alec’s jaw, then slid his fingers into Alec’s hair. “I want you and yours because I find you delicious. Your species is very alluring.”

Slowly, he grazed his claws along Alec’s scalp. Goosebumps instantly roared to life. Alec shivered again. Goddamn. He was super-sensitized everywhere. He tried to dislodge Gesh’s fingers from his hair but couldn’t move his head enough to do it.

Frustrated and restless, Alec glowered at his captor. “So what does that mean? You want us as some kind of yummy little prey to play cat and mouse with in your big fucking jungle?”

Gesh lifted a dark brow. “Intriguing, but no. That is not what I have in mind.”

“Then what,” Alec grated. “Gonna kill us and stuff us? So you can stick us up all pretty on your mantle?”

Gesh’s fangs flashed in the firelight as he leaned in closer. “What I want is much more indulgent than that.” He dragged his hot tongue up Alec’s cheek.

Alec froze. “Oh, God. You’re gonna eat us.”

Gesh stilled on his second lap up Alec’s face, then leaned back to let loose a laugh. A big, deep, jaunty one, and genuine as hell. “You are comical, human. But not very bright.”

Alec bristled. “I don’t know your fucking culture. You could all be a bunch of cannibals.” He paused and eyed Gesh warily. “But just so I’m clear here, you’re not gonna eat us?”

“No.” Gesh resumed his lazy lapping.

“Ah!” Alec grimaced. “Stop fucking licking me. Goddamn. And just tell me what you want.”

Gesh growled against his ear. “As if I owe you an explanation. You are nothing more than play things. Do you not see? Play things for us to delight in as we wish.” As Alec tried to process his words, Gesh cupped his crotch and bit down firmly on his lobe. Alec sucked in breath as his junk went crazy.

“Understand now, pet?” Gesh chuckled sultry low.

Every drop of blood drained from Alec’s face. “Holy shit. You guys are gonna rape us.”

Gesh jerked back as if offended, then grinned a wicked gin. “Oh, no, delicious creature. You will give us your consent. In fact, you will beg for our cocks.”

Alec grit his teeth. “Never gonna fucking happen.”

Gesh lifted a smug brow, canted his head, and eyed Alec’s obvious bulge. “You do not think?”

“No,” Alec snapped, his stupid hips rocking. “I do not fucking think.”

Gesh’s lips twitched. “We shall see.” His thumb barely brushed Alec’s fly—right atop his sensitive glans.

Alec sucked in a breath, paused, then nailed Gesh with a glare. “You did this to us, you twisted fuck.”

Gesh grinned, eyes flashing.

Alec seethed harder. “How.”

Gesh moved in close and purred in his ear. “Senna`sohnsay.”

Alec blinked as Gesh eased back. “That fruit that you fed us? But… I watched you eat it, too.”

Again, Gesh shrugged. “It is not poison.”

“Yeah, but you’re obviously immune.”

“Am I?”

Gesh curled his big paw around Alec’s bound hands and pressed them against his own crotch. Then, as if to hammer things home, he slowly moved them up his length. Alec gaped. He couldn’t help it. Was too fucking floored. Because not only did Gesh’s cock feel harder than steel, but longer than a fucking pole. The distance from its base to its bulging crown seemed to literally go on forever. Easily twelve inches, probably more, with the girth of a damn baseball bat.

Alec shook his head as much as it could move. “I don’t understand. Why would you subject yourself, too?”

“Because it was the only way to convince your team to eat. And besides, I like the feeling.”

Utterly disturbed, Alec shifted his hips, his own cock growing more sensitive. “Great. And how long does “the feeling” last?”

“It will not relent until seed spills.”

Alec exhaled in relief. Oh, thank fuck. He could easily rub one off. As could the rest of his team.

Gesh’s eyes bore into his. “So you see, Alec, you are not alone. I too ache for release.” He dragged his tongue slowly down his fang. “Would you like to help me with this?”

Alec stilled, then grimaced. “Ah, God, dude. No. Go jerk off behind a damn tree.”

Gesh canted his head, brows furrowing at Alec’s words, a hint of confusion flickering in his gaze. “But that will not do any good.”

Alec chuckled darkly. “Hey, not my problem. You got yourself into this mess. Untie me and I’ll try to help you find a woman.”

“A woman?” Gesh repeated, eyeing Alec oddly. Chuffing, he stood up and squeezed his junk. “You speak no sense. But I do not care. It is too soon for you to truly understand. Tonight I will sate myself elsewhere.” Pivoting on his heel, he called to one of his pack mates. “Roni. Reckay óondah. Nenya rhya may tai.” ~Roni. I need release. Come fuck me now.~

Alec watched as a male paused from ransacking Chet’s pack to follow Gesh into the woods. Not far, as it were, just barely out of sight. Not Alec’s sight, though. Evidently, Gesh wanted him to see a good show.

Kristys Review (2)4 Star ReviewI love pretty much everything Kora writes so I was pretty eager to get my hands on this one.  But I was a little trepidatious too, because…..you know….sci-fi.  I don’t really do sci-fi…AT ALL.  So I decided to be open minded and jumped in, because….you know….Kora.  Turns out I actually do like sci-fi, quite a bit in fact or maybe it’s just the fact that a great, well written story transcends genres.

And this is definitely a great story, a very kinky, super hot and decidedly decadent well written story.

It starts out like a great action adventure book.  Alec and his team crash land on a new planet after experiencing “turbulence” and proceed to encounter some native inhabitants.  Some very large, domineering, male, and it turns out, very kinky inhabitants. (Really, if you think about, is it any surprise that an all male planet is crazy kinky?)  Trussed up and tricked into being turned on, Alec and his crew are fighting a losing battle with the bulge. (Not at their waistline but in their pants 😉 ).  And the longer they resist the harder (pun intended) it is to remember exactly why they are fighting the inevitable.

The second half of the book is where things get interesting (kinky, crazy, inventive, ridiculously hot, salacious, deliciously dirty) any of those words work.  Make no mistake about it….this book is erotica and it  ABSOLUTELY  lives up to that title.  Kora makes everything hot and I can honestly say there are some things happening here that I never even imagined. (Don’t get me wrong, I’ve imagined them several times since, hell I’m imagining them right now). To say Kora is inventive might be the understatement of 2016.

There are a lot of characters in this book, a lot of sex and quite a few different relationships going on simultaneously.  But they all make sense and I can’t wait to figure out where they are all going.  In true Kora fashion, while the kink is what pulled me in, it’s the relationships that keep me interested, keep me jonesing for the next book.  It’s needing to know what happens next that keeps me coming back for more.

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Starting with my involvement in social book forums, I then tried my hand in literary role playing. Which, in turn, led to my becoming a fervent online independent writer. Since then, I’ve endeavored to share with the world my impassioned stories of love, adventure and sensual wonderment, my most recent delight being that of m/m erotica.

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✺✺Afterglow (Upending Tad #6) ✺✺Release Blitz & Review✺✺

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Author: Kora Knight
Series: Upending Tad #6
Genre: M/M Erotica
Release Date: September 30, 2015

5 Star Review

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With his secret out and uncertainty behind him, Tad finds himself in this new, incredible place. A place where, finally, he can just be himself. Which means no more over-analyzing every feeling Scott stirs inside him.

Because now Tad has the confidence to act on them instead. To be with the guy that he’s head over heels for in every imaginable way.

In public.

In private.

Without any reservations.

An internal freedom he never knew existed until Scott came and unlocked the door. Experience their story’s epilogue installment, filled with playfulness and promise, laughter and love.

And, yup, some of that hot stuff, too.

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“Text me?” Tad asked. “Between clients or something?” Coming to a stop in front of his Jeep, he really didn’t want to go. All that sex had made him sleepy and now he wanted to… spoon.

“Sure.” Scott smiled. “Though I’d rather call.”

Tad rested his backside against the door. “Then call. Just make sure it’s during my—” His words dropped off as Scott caged him in, hands bracing beside his head. “During my, um, lunch break. Don’t wanna… get me fired.”

“I don’t?” Scott murmured, easing closer. “Kinda actually thinking I do.”

Fuck, Tad loved that look in his eyes. All feisty and possessive and… yeah. Grinning, he leaned back and shook his head. “No way. Just started my awesome new internship.”

“Intern for me. I’ll show you awesome.”

Tad laughed. “Doing what? Stocking towels?”

“How ‘bout personal assistant.”

“Ah. So back to being gofer. Not exactly sweetening the pot.”

Scott smiled and closed the gap between them. “That’s ‘cause you haven’t heard the perks.”

Tad hmm’d as soft lips settled over his and started to move like sex. The lazy kind, though— not the frenzied stuff—that people had after the storm. Because even in the afterglow, atop tangled sheets, they still needed more. Of each other.
“Screw it,” he decided. “I’m in. Why not. Who needs a stupid career.”

Scott chuckled against his lips. “So overrated.”

“Lamest frickin’ concept ever.” All joking aside, though, it was getting late. And Tad really needed to—

“Stay,” Scott murmured. “Crash here. Don’t go.”

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5 Star Review

This is, beyond a shadow of a doubt, my be all / end all FAVORITE M/M series EVER. And AFTERGLOW is the perfect end to the perfect series. It had everything I needed it to have, everything I wanted it to have and a few things I didn’t even know I wanted (but it turns out I really REALLY did)

Tad and Scott are just the most amazing, interesting, alpha male, hot couple. They are the perfect blend of gorgeous muscles, beautiful faces, strong male personalities mixed with just the right amount of sweet, shy, sincere emotion. These boys are absolutely my favorite. Their banter is hysterical, the way they are enamored with each other is endearing and being able to see them navigate their way through their new relationship is heart-warming. I have to say, I didn’t think I could love these boys any more than I already did BUT I was wrong….I love them more.

Kora is amazing and considering how invested I was in her boys, I was honestly worried this book wouldn’t live up. But it did more than live up to my expectations, it exceeded them. This entire series is one I will read over and over and ….over.

The only negative thing I have to say is that I’m sure the wait for Max and Sean’s book is going to be excruciating.

 

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ABOUT KORA:

 Born and raised in the Northern Virginia, I’ve always loved to read, but it wasn’t until my preteen years that I discovered my deep-seated love for writing. Though, with published literary teachers and play writers in the family tree, that really shouldn’t have come as a surprise.
Starting with my involvement in social book forums, I then tried my hand in literary role playing. Which, in turn, led to my becoming a fervent online independent writer. Since then, I’ve endeavored to share with the world my impassioned stories of love, adventure and sensual wonderment, my most recent delight being that of m/m erotica.
Now that Afterglow is complete,  I will be continuing on with a handful of other projects, including the novel-length story spin-offs to the Up-Ending Tad series for Max & Sean and Breck & Kai, on target to be released as early as next year.

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**New M/M Release** The Darkest Flame By Christina Lee

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From the author of There You Stand, a new male/male romance about an errant motorcycle recruit and the captivating bartender who sends his wheels spinning down an all too tempting road.

Vaughn O’Keefe has been part owner of the Hog’s Den for years. Privy to plenty of Disciples of the Road business, he’s never been more ruffled as when a new recruit named “Smoke” walks through the door. Something about the man gets his blood pumping, but he knows to keep his preferences under wraps around the club.

“Smoke” Callahan has done a couple of rehab stints and is finally clean, thanks to help from the Disciples. He’s on the right path and isn’t about to get sidetracked, no matter how much the guy who manages the bar gets beneath his skin. Besides, his last relationship with a man left him scared, alone, and with a nightmare of an addiction.

When the Hog’s Den becomes shorthanded, and Smoke is ordered to help out the one man he can’t have, his longing for the bartender reaches blistering proportions. Vaughn figures a night together should be enough to satisfy their mutual attraction. But neither banks on just how scorching hot it might be.

As Smoke’s past unravels and the one person he hopes never to lay eyes on again messes with all he holds sacred, it’s time to involve the Disciples. Problem is, he’ll have to risk his membership, his heart, and his own hide to keep everyone he cares about safe

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 I’m quite new to the M/M world and with each book I read I like it more and more. I have to say that a M/M love story happening in a MC world was really interesting…
The main characters are both strong and brave men. At first, seeing them struggling to tame and control their attraction was kind of hot. I can honestly say that I felt  their chemistry right away. And when they finally admit that one simple night won’t be enough, you’re sure to be in for a journey full of pleasure, angst, hot encounters, honor and acceptance.
I really liked this hot little read and will definitely read more of Christina Lee
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The Up-Ending Tad Series by Kora Knight

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Synopsis

Book 1     Tad’s weekend started out like any other; hitting a college frat party with a handful of buddies. But just as the evening hits its peak, things get up-ended fast. Ditched by his drunken, trolling friends, Tad winds up getting hustled by three jocks playing poker. Now he’s forced to pay his dues in the most outlandish of ways; accepting a couple broken bones or spending an hour with his victors’ favorite flogger, Scott. But the guy’s tantalizing torture quickly proves to be the least of Tad’s worries… and the kickoff to a night of raw, shocking lust.
Experience the graphic, minute-by-minute account of that hour spent at the hands of Tad’s insatiable tormentor. Addicting chemistry lights the stage as Scott ignites Tad’s reluctant desires into a frenzy of forbidden need.

Book 2    The last time Tad saw Scott, the ripped physical trainer left him with quite a lot to think about. And that’s pretty much all Tad’s been doing for nearly two weeks straight. At his wit’s end, he seeks Scott out, voluntarily, on his own terms. Will the completely different setting offer what he’s seeking; proof that their exchange’s unexpected turn was just a random mishap? Hormones run amok and truly nothing more? Or will being in Scott’s presence suggest something different… their newest encounter tempting Tad’s resolve while testing his ultimate limits.

Book 3    Round two with Scott hadn’t been what Tad expected, but it did end up providing a few important realizations. For one, that crazy first encounter was definitely more than mere male hormones. Which meant he felt a true attraction to the guy. Something that explained his defencelessness against Scott’s smoldering charms. Seriously, the dude had cut through his fortifications like the things hadn’t even existed.
Which, yeah, was pretty unsettling.
So Tad had resolved to cope with his findings the only logical way he knew how: purge the guy from his system once and for all by staying away for good. Unfortunately, that proved way more uncomfortable than he’d anticipated. Seemed his “stupid infatuation” ran considerably deeper, which made going cold-turkey one miserable chore.
So when Scott unexpectedly seeks him out, Tad’s too drained to fight his turmoil any longer. Allowing himself a much needed fix, he agrees to hang out, neither he nor Scott knowing Dom boy Max will end up part of the deal. What starts out as an unassuming evening quickly turns shockingly licentious. Question is, will Tad be able to handle it? And more importantly, what path will it send him down in his ongoing journey of discovery?

Book 4    With Tad’s reservations firmly on the one-eighty, he’s finally more at ease exploring this intriguing new part of himself, especially where his attraction, and affections, for Scott are concerned. But when their evening plans get cancelled, Tad winds up watching the guy in action at the gym instead. Kickboxing lessons lead to sparring, which in turn leads to a face-off more erotic than Tad could have ever imagined. With huge new boundaries crossed, both men are floored like never before. Have these milestones finally put all Tad’s hang-ups behind him?

Book 5   It’s Friday night and Tad finds himself doing pretty much what he’d expected. Celebrating with his friends at a night club in honor of their buddy Breck’s birthday. The music’s pumping, drinks are flowing, as laughter and dancing bodies abound.
Nothing too outlandish, nothing unusual.
Until Scott and his own crew show up at the place. Funny how the one person Tad prefers above all others is the last person he wants to see. But now that he’s spotted the guy across the room, he can’t seem to take his eyes off him. Which winds up being a very bad thing. Seems Scott out in public with other attractive men is a much different story than Tad’s used to.
As one disturbing event after another unfolds, Tad splits before he loses his mind. But the breather he needs he does not get. In fact, things just go from bad to worse, the night ending on a note he never would have imagined. As things between Scott and him hit rock bottom, the only direction left must be up. If only Tad’s life would follow such a formula. But the path he’s been walking lately has never been that simple.
With a world of revelations finally revealed, can Tad find it in himself to make peace with Scott’s past so they can finally head into the future?

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I adored this entire series and to be honest…it caught me by surprise. I picked it up on Kindle Unlimited because the cover of the first book was hot and I was in the mood for M/M (not quite sure why because it’s not usually my go to genre but I went with the feeling.) I am so glad I did…this series was wonderful and so much more than I could have hoped for. I thought I was reading M/M erotica…what I got was a beautiful, believable, emotional, hot as hell love story.

Everything in this story works…EVERYTHING. I believed every emotion, every action and every character. Tad’s journey is so well written and so gradual that you can’t help but feel for him every step of the way. And Scott was perfect, invested and patient but clearly focused on what he wanted. Tad and Scott were amazing, I have such a crush on these two boys…my favorite M/M pairing ever.

And this is erotica…very hot, very graphic, very inventive sex that meshes perfectly with the romance between Scott, the guy who knows exactly who he is and what he wants and Tad, the guy who identifies himself as straight and can’t figure out why he can’t stop thinking about Scott.

I binge read this entire series, then I went back and re-read my favorite parts (and there are a lot of them).