Watching and Wanting & Starting from Scratch – now available at all major booksellers

Watching and Wanting, and Starting from Scratch are now available at non-Amazon retailers for the first time. So if you prefer to buy elsewhere, or like ePubs rather than Mobi files, now is your chance to get them!

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Nothing Serious is now available in Italian (again)!

The first edition became unavailable due to an issue with the previous publisher, but now Nothing Serious is back in Italian again and is available to buy now 🙂

Niente di Serio

2nd edizione

Niente di serioMark O’Brien è finalmente riuscito a essere onesto con se stesso. La sua storia con Rachel è finita e lui sta lasciando la casa che hanno condiviso per sei anni. Sono sempre andati d’accordo, ma la loro relazione non può continuare, perché la persona con cui sta è del sesso sbagliato.

Jamie Robertson, uno degli addetti ai traslochi, è un vero schianto e Mark ne è attratto a prima vista. Quando una scatola di cartone si rompe, rovesciando oggetti di natura personale che non avrebbe mai voluto mostrare a nessuno, Mark ne è mortificato, ma l’incidente dà inizio a una bella amicizia con benefici.

Mentre Jamie inizia Mark alle gioie del sesso gay, i due uomini si affezionano sempre di più l’uno all’altro, e ciò che era nato come “niente di serio” diventa qualcosa di importante per entrambi. Ma la comunicazione non è il loro forte. Uno dei due troverà mai il coraggio di essere onesto riguardo ai propri sentimenti?

Prima edizione pubblicata da Libro Aperto International, agosto 2015.
Cover Artist: Anna Sikorska

Translator: Veronica Zana

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Happy release day Roe Horvat: The Layover is live!

Happy release day to one of my Facebook friends, and debut author, Roe Horvat.


Eight years ago, Ondro Smrek fled Slovakia and the bigotry that drove his first lover to take his own life. The demons proved impossible to outrun, though, and now, desperate for somewhere to belong, Ondro is returning to start over. During a layover in Basel, Switzerland, he meets Jamie, an American living in Scotland who is as brilliant as he is beautiful.

Jaded Ondro never would have guessed he could fall in love during a brief layover—until now. When he is put in a position to offer Jamie comfort without hope of recompense, Ondro doesn’t hesitate. Soon, he catches a glimpse of the home he longs for. But with their separation looming, confessing his feelings would only lead to pain and humiliation. Life has taught Ondro not to hope, but then, he never believed in love at first sight either.

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About Roe Horvat

Queer author, storyteller & graphic designer, Roe was born in former Czechoslovakia and endured a miserable adolescence in the post-communist wasteland. Equipped with a dark sense of sarcasm, they left for Germany and later, Spain.
Finally, they settled in Sweden, where the weather is nasty but the freedom great. Roe works as a motion graphics artist, loves Jane Austen, Douglas Adams and everything in between, preferably by the fireplace with a strawberry daiquiri in hand. Roe writes contemporary romantic fiction – it conveniently balances out their real-life pragmatism.
When not hiding in the studio doing graphics, Roe can be found trolling cafés in Gothenburg, writing, and people-watching.




He looked half-dead. I sat up as well and kissed his neck. Leaning back, he rested his head on my shoulder.


It was going to hurt. I could feel it coming. Like a stirring in those depths of my brain that haven’t been touched in years. Why the fuck now? Just because it was impossible? Weirdly, a part of me was trying to sabotage the rest. Conflicted was not a correct enough word to describe it. I felt utterly overthrown. My life had decided to demote me. I was a helpless observer while everything I was supposed to have under control just rushed ahead into the unknown chaos dragging my banged up body behind. I held Jamie closer.

“How can I be this hungover when I wasn’t even properly drunk? That’s unfair,” he complained, his eyes closed, and his nose was skimming my jaw.

I didn’t answer. My throat closed up, and I couldn’t speak. He didn’t treat me like a hookup. He behaved and moved as if he trusted me, as if he knew me. Our bodies interacted as if we’d been lovers for years. I couldn’t make myself draw the line either. I kissed his forehead instead.

I could pretend that we were just going to pack our things, take a taxi to the airport together, and get on a plane somewhere, whine about the food and airplane coffee together. We would come home tired, into a small, cluttered apartment that had blurry contours in my imagination. An actual home. We would heat some frozen pizza and cuddle on a sofa watching old episodes of Red Dwarf until he would fall asleep in my arms again.

He scrambled to the edge of the bed and stood, swaying a little. I reached out to steady him.

“Fuck, it’s cold in here,” he complained.

He had goose bumps on his arms. I couldn’t watch him get dressed without feeling embarrassingly desolate. So I turned away, fumbling with my boxer briefs and shirt.

I dressed and packed the few random items I didn’t put in the bag yesterday. I caught my reflection in the narrow mirror on the other side of the door and started. I watched the stranger in the mirror, still bent over my suitcase. He was looking back at me with fearful eyes and parted lips. He looked like someone I used to know. I frowned at the thought and immediately recognized myself again. There, that frown, that was me.

I double-checked my tickets and the location of my passport routinely and went to join Jamie in the bathroom.

The door was open, and Jamie stood there, looking very poorly. He held on to the sink, his head bent like he was going to be sick.

“Hey, are you okay?”

“I don’t know. I probably only need caffeine.”

I stroked his shoulders and arms up and down. He turned and leaned into me, and I hugged him tight. We stood like that for a minute until he took a step back, and I dropped my arms.

“I’ll meet you downstairs in fifteen, okay?” he said, not looking at me.


He nodded, staring at his feet, and with a deep sigh he turned away. I had to close my eyes. I was so close to crying it was ridiculous. How the hell did I get here?

The door to the small room closed with a soft click.

I peed, shaved, brushed my teeth, and splashed a lot of cold water on my face. When that didn’t help, I took a cold shower.

I looked at the man in the mirror again, the man I used to know. I’ll be fine. I always am.


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Summer Heat audiobook is out – get it with your free trial at Audible

I’m happy to announce that Summer Heat, narrated by Mark Steadman, is out in audio, just in time for the summer (well, in the northern hemisphere anyway).


You can get it Audible, Amazon, and Apple.

If you’re new to audiobooks and fancy giving one a whirl, you can sign up for a free 30 day trial here and download Summer Heat as your first book. I’d love to pop your audio cherry 😉 Just don’t forget to cancel your subscription at the end of the month if you don’t want to stay signed up to their monthly plan.

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A summer fling is an ideal cure for a broken heart. But when it’s with your best friend, things get complicated.

When Adam is dumped by his boyfriend, a week away at a beach resort seems like a great opportunity to get over his ex. Sun, sea, and no-strings sex will be just the boost he needs to move on with his life.

Adam’s best friend, Finn, agrees to accompany him at short notice. Finn’s had a crush on Adam for years, but is determined to put his feelings aside and be the perfect wingman in Adam’s time of crisis.

A spontaneous threesome with another guy forces Adam and Finn to confront their attraction to each other. Having a holiday fling together wasn’t part of the plan, and as their trip heats up, they soon realize that one night of fun won’t be enough for either of them.

The passion might be scorching, but their hearts and friendship are on the line. If their romance is going to survive the flight home, they have to be honest about what they want.

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Queer Romance Group Summer Sale!


My bestselling gay romance, The Law of Attraction is on sale from July 1-4 along with lots of other titles from my author buddies in the Queer Romance Freebie Fan Club.

The QRFFC is a Facebook group that offers regular giveaways to members. The authors in the group are currently offering discounts on some of their titles. The sale also includes books from Keira Andrews, Annabelle Jacobs, RJ Scott, Garrett Leigh, DJ Jamison, NR Walker, Annabeth Albert, AM Arthur, Eli Easton, Posy Roberts, and Sloan Johnson.

See the full Queer Romance Summer Sale here!

Buy Links for The Law of Attraction

Normal price $4.99, currently reduced to $2.99 (or the equivalent UK price if you wish to buy via Payhip instead of from Amazon)

Universal Amazon link: (Kindle version only) (allows you to buy the epub, pdf or mobi version)


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New Italian Release: La pratica rende perfetti

I’m very excited to announce that La pratica rende perfetti, the Italian translation of Practice Makes Perfect (Housemates #3) is now out.

PMP_Italian.jpgTranslator: Sara Benatti
Editor: Alessandra Magagnato
Cover art: Garrett Leigh

Fare esperienza con il ragazzo della porta accanto sembra un’idea grandiosa… finché i confini non si sfumano.

Dev, uno studente di fisica del primo anno decisamente geek, non ha nessuna esperienza sessuale ed è deciso a cambiare la situazione il più in fretta possibile. Dopo un brutto inizio nella residenza del campus, sta cominciando il trimestre estivo con dei coinquilini diversi e un nuovo piano d’azione.

Ewan vive nella porta accanto. È giovane, libero e single, e non vuole che le cose cambino. Quando delle circostanze imbarazzanti li fanno incontrare si offre di aiutare Dev in camera da letto in cambio di ripetizioni di matematica, e lui coglie l’occasione al volo.

Mettono il segno di spunta alle righe della lista di Dev, ma quello che era cominciato come un perfetto accordo senza conseguenze si trasforma in qualcosa di più complicato, man mano che i loro sentimenti reciproci cominciano a crescere. Se intendono trasformare le loro lezioni sul sesso in qualcosa di più permanente devono prima capire che cosa provano l’uno per l’altro, prima di arrivare alla fine della lista di Dev.

Questo è il terzo libro della serie Housemates. Ma è una storia autoconclusiva, e si può leggere anche da solo.

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Imperfect Harmony is now out in audiobook

I’m happy to announce that the audio version of Imperfect Harmony is now live at Audible and Amazon. It will follow on Apple within a couple of days.

ImperfectHarmony_FINALImperfect harmony can still be beautiful…

John Fletcher, a former musician, is stuck in limbo after losing his long-term partner two years ago. He’s shut himself off from everything that reminds him of what he’s lost. When his neighbour persuades him to join the local community choir, John rediscovers his love of music and finds a reason to start living again.

Rhys Callington, the talented and charismatic choir leader, captures John’s attention from the first moment they meet. He appears to be the polar opposite of John: young, vibrant, and full of life. But Rhys has darkness in his own past that is holding him back from following his dreams.

Despite the nineteen-year age gap, the two men grow close and a fragile relationship blossoms. Ghosts of the past and insecurities about the future threaten their newfound happiness. If they’re going to harmonise in life and love as they do in their music, they’ll need to start following the same score.

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