Welcome to the Jeweled Ladies!
Brimstone, Texas, is home of the world-famous Jeweled Ladies. The finest brothel this side of the Mississippi, the Jeweled Ladies is hosted by Mistress. She will be delighted to match you up with a Jewel. No matter what your tastes run to, she has a highly skilled Jewel for you.
His Topaz: Can Matthew Hawkins, a lonely rancher and a Civil War vet, find happiness--and a family--with Topaz Gold? Or will her past keep them apart?
Their Emerald: Raymond Dupree, the mayor of Brimstone is gay--and in love with Hank O'Shea, his bi assistant. But he also cares deeply for Emerald Green, the finest dove in the Jeweled Ladies. When rivals threaten Emmy, Raymond and Hank decide to share everything to keep her safe.
Her Ebony: Minerva Krenshaw is the prickly schoolmarm, determined to protect her reputation at all costs. But when she falls head over heels in love with Ebony White, the beautiful Jewel threatens everything. Can Minerva support Ebony's plans to open her own shop--and love another woman with all her heart?
His Sapphire: Judge Gerard Hobson is losing control over his life. But when he meets Sapphire Bleu, she offers to teach him how to dominate her. Can Gerard embrace his dark side safely with Sapphire, or will his desires destroy them both?
His Crown Jewel: The Mistress of the Jeweled Ladies has accumulated wealth and power as the madam of the infamous brothel. She has everything she could ever want--except her childhood love, Free Cyrus Franklin. But when these two reconnect after years apart, will they be able to overcome the past?
His Diamond: Miss Cynthia Hobbs needs just one night to ruin herself--and earn enough money to protect her sister. But when bankrobber Cam Douglas buys her at auction, she gets more than she bargained for. Will the law catch them before they can ride off into the sunset?
Bonus Short: Miss Sapphire's Wedding Night:
Judge Gerard Hobson has married the former Jewel Miss Sapphire—now the perfectly respectable Mrs. Sadie Hobson. How to celebrate this joyous event? Why, with a wedding night neither of them will forget.
"Interested in some sexy stories set in the American West? His Topaz, Their Emerald and Her Ebony will fit the bill. I look forward to seeing what Maggie Chase writes next." - Jennifer Porter, Romance Novel News
"Dear @TheMaggieChase His Sapphire is amazing read." - @JenniferRNN (Jennifer Porter, Romance Novel News)
"One of the most amazing erotica series I have ever read." - Erin Penn, Goodreads
"This is an interesting story, not just for the romance, which is sizzling, but also for the details about the inner workings of an old west brothel. I recommend this for anyone who likes spicy romance about the strong ladies of the west and the men who love them." -- Mary Dieterich, Goodreads
His mother. His best friend. The barmaid at the local pub. Everyone is determined to find Nathan Moffatt a boyfriend. It’s the last thing Nathan wants. After spending every day making sure his clients experience nothing but romantic magic, the Granshire Hotel’s wedding organiser just wants to go home, binge watch crime dramas, and eat pizza in his underwear. Unfortunately, no one believes him, and he’s stuck with lectures about dying alone. Then inspiration strikes. He needs the people in his life to want him to stay single as much as he does. He needs a bad boyfriend. There’s only one man for the job. Flynn Delaney is used to people on Ceremony thinking the worst of him. But he isn’t sure he wants the dubious honor of worst boyfriend on the entire island. On the other hand, if he plays along, he gets to hang out with the gorgeous Nathan and piss off the Granshire’s owners. It’s a win-win. There’s only one problem. Flynn’s actually quite a good boyfriend, and now Nathan’s wondering if getting off the sofa occasionally is really the worst thing in the world.
Falling in love was the easy part.Lucky and Saint are head over heels for each other. It doesn't matter that they met only a few months ago. It also doesn't matter that this is Saint's first real relationship and Lucky's first with a man. They're infatuated, happy, and excited to start their life together in LA.It isn't as easy as they thought.Away from home for the first time and feeling like he has to compete with Saint's experienced and cultured friends, Lucky is a fish out of water. Saint is still coming to grips with his recent loss while doing everything he can to keep Lucky happy. The only time things feel right is when they lock themselves away from the world — when they're alone, everything is perfect.But reality comes crashing back in to challenge them at every turn. Lucky and Saint need to learn how to stand together, as well as apart, if they're to have any hope of making this last. They're learning the hard way that "I love you" is when the real work begins.Contains mature themes.
The contestants of a reality television dating show compete for love—and their lives—in this pulse-pounding and viciously funny fiction debut from the GLAAD Award–winning author of Real Queer America. When the final four women in competition for an aloof, if somewhat sleazy, bachelor’s heart arrive on a mysterious island in the Pacific Northwest, they mentally prepare themselves for another week of extreme sleep deprivation, invasive interviews, and of course, the salacious drama that viewers nationwide tune in to eagerly devour. Each woman came on “The Catch” for her own reasons—brand sponsorships, followers, and yes, even love—and they’ve all got their eyes steadfastly trained on their respective prizes. Enter Patricia, a temperamental, but woefully misunderstood local, living alone in the dark, verdant woods and desperate to forge a connection of her own. As the contestants perform for the cameras that surround them, Patricia watches from her place in the shadows, a queer specter haunting the bombastic display of heterosexuality before her. But when the cast and crew at last make her acquaintance atop the island’s tallest and most desolate peak, they soon realize that if they’re to have any hope of making it to the next Elimination Event, they’ll first have to survive the night. A whirlwind romp careening toward a last-girl-standing conclusion and a scathing indictment of contemporary American media culture, Patricia Wants to Cuddle is also a love story: between star-crossed lesbians who rise above their intolerant town, a deeply ambivalent woman and her budding self-actualization, and a chosen family of misfit islanders forging community against all odds.
Curtis Hunt has made a name for himself as a chainsaw wood carver, winning national competitions and operating a small business in Rainbow Cove, Oregon. As winter whittles away his tourist traffic, his goal is just to survive the season and try to not get lost in grief for his dead lover. It's been two years, but he's sure he'll never be over the love of a lifetime. However, his body has a certain restlessness that he doesn't quite know how to calm.
Logan Rosner knows a thing or two about restlessness. It's what drove him to Rainbow Cove to be a chef at a bar and grill run by his friends. And it's what drives him to a single sizzling encounter with the local legendary lumberjack. Both men get far more than they expected and learn that first impressions aren't always accurate . . .
But when Logan proposes a series of sexy lessons, Curtis must decide how much he's willing to risk. He knows he can't afford to get attached to Logan's good cooking, his easy smiles, or his caretaking, but he keeps going back for more, even as deeper emotions become involved. Soon, Curtis must decide whether to risk his heart again or risk losing Logan for good.
Contains mature themes.
Last month, Alex Barrow's whole life imploded—partner, home, job, all gone in forty-eight hours. But sometimes when everything falls apart, better things appear almost like magic. Now, he's back in his Michigan hometown, finally opening the bakery he's always dreamed of. But the pleasure of opening day is nothing compared to the lonely and beautiful man who bewitches Alex before he even orders.
Corbin Wale is a weirdo. At least, that's what he's heard his whole life. He knows he's often in a fantasy world, but the things he feels are very real. And so is the reason why he can never, ever be with Alex Barrow. Even if Alex is everything he's always fantasized about. Even if maybe, just maybe, Corbin is Alex's fantasy too.
When Corbin begins working at the bakery, he and Alex can't deny their connection any longer. As the holiday season works its magic, Alex yearns for the man who seems out of reach. But to be with Alex, Corbin will have to challenge every truth he's ever known. If his holiday risk pays off, two men from different worlds will get the love they've always longed for.
Contains mature themes.
Belimai Sykes is many things: a Prodigal, the descendant of ancient demons, a creature of dark temptations and rare powers. He is also a man with a brutal past and a dangerous addiction.
And Belimai Sykes is the only man Captain William Harper can turn to when faced with a series of grisly murders.
But Mr. Sykes does not work for free, and the price of Belimai's company will cost Captain Harper far more than his reputation.
From the ornate mansions of noblemen, where vivisection and sorcery are hidden beneath a veneer of gold, to the steaming slums of Hells Below, Captain Harper must fight for justice and for his life.
His enemies are many and his only ally is a devil he knows too well. Such are the dangers of dealing with the wicked.
Contains mature themes.
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