WINNER, BRONZE MEDAL, FOREWORD REVIEWS 2019 INDIE AWARD For Best LGBTQ+ Fiction
For Ari Silverman, the past has never really passed. After 20 years, the trauma from a childhood assault resurfaces as he grapples with the fate of his ex-husband, a colleague accused of sexually harassing a student. To gain perspective, Ari arranges to reconnect with his high school crush, Justin Jackson, a bold step which forces him to reflect on their relationship in the segregated suburbs of Detroit during the 1990s and the secrets they still share. An honest story about recovery and coping with both past and present, framed by the meteoric rise and fall of the band Nirvana and the wide-reaching scope of the #metoo movement, Nirvana is Here explores issues of identity, race, sex, and family with both poignancy and unexpected humor. Deftly told intertwining stories with rich, real characters are reminiscent of the sensuality and haunting nostalgia of André Aciman’s Call Me By Your Name blended with the raw emotion of Kurt Cobain’s lyrics. Written by award-winning writer Aaron Hamburger, Nirvana Is Here is “a wonder of a book,” according to acclaimed novelist Lauren Grodstein (Our Short History). “As a Jewish Gen-Xer, the novel reminded me exactly of who I once was—and all that I still want to be. . . . a brilliant accomplishment.”
An FBI agent with a secret past falls for the sexy criminal he’s chasing. These opposites will get their second chance at love. And, unexpected twists and turns, sizzling sex and a mysterious woman will turn their forbidden love into a smokin’ MMF romance.SAM Sam Bitter is a criminal with a problem; he's in love. What's the problem? It's with Thomas Sweet, the FBI agent chasing him. Sam might have a lot of regrets but loving Tom isn’t one. The question is, once Tom finds out how Sam feels, will Tom be able to look past Sam’s shadowy history or will Tom seek his revenge?TOMThomas Sweet is a man with a singular focus -- to put Sam Bitter behind bars. Could a twenty-year-old secret be the reason? Not according to Tom. But when Tom finds their relationship pick up from where it left off, will Tom follow his heart or his sworn oath? EVEWhen Eve shows up at a bar capturing Sam’s attention, it seems like a coincidence. Is it? Could Eve hold the solution to all of their problems? Or is she the worst thing that could ever happen to two men destined for love? With the FBI closing in on Sam, Sam and Tom will have to figure things out fast. ‘Bittersweet’ is a very steamy, ultra high heat, bisexual menage romance with explicit MF, MM, and MMF scenes. Contains not-to-be-missed twists and turns and an HEA ending!
What if…you were offered a part-time job as the personal assistant to someone you have idolized for years?
Meg Ellis has just completed the school year as a nurse in the Santa Fe school system. It isn’t her first choice of profession, but a medical problem derailed her musical career years ago. The breakup of a bad relationship is still painful. The loving support from her close-knit family and good friends has buoyed her spirits, but longing still lurks below the surface. She can’t forget the intoxicating allure of the beautiful diva who haunts her dreams.
Nicole Bernard is a rising star in the world of opera, adored by fans around the globe. When Meg learns that Nicole is headlining a new production at the renowned New Mexico outdoor pavilion—and then is asked to accept a job offer to be her personal assistant—she is beside herself. After a short time learning the routine and reining in her hormones, Meg discovers that Nicole’s family will be visiting for the opening. Her responsibility to the charismatic singer immediately becomes more difficult when Nicole’s young husband Mario shows up and threatens the comfortable rapport between Meg and the prima donna.
The two women brace for a roller-coaster interlude composed by fate. Will the warm days and cool nights, the breathtaking scenery, and the romance of the music create summer love? A heartbreaking game? Or something very special?
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