Author Charlie Richards - Giving love and imagination free reign
Sometimes those we pass on the street are so much more than what we see. Here are tales of those who find that out first hand - A Paranormal's Love
M/M Paranormal Erotic Romance
 
 

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Trill to me Sweetly
A Paranormal's Love: Book One
 
Maelgwn, leader of a clutch of gargoyles in Durango, Colorado, only planned to be in Stone Ridge a few days to help a fellow gargoyle’s mate through laying their first egg. His plan to leave changes when he scents his mate in the hospital. He discovers his mate is Bobby Truman, a human who has no idea the paranormal world exists, even though a number of his friends are shifters. Maelgwn begins the arduous process of watching and waiting, searching for that perfect opportunity to make contact with his mate.
 
Bobby Truman is tired of his boyfriend, Seth’s, abusive friends, especially when Seth doesn’t do anything about their antics. The broken nose, compliments of Seth’s buddy Grant, is the final straw. When he’s attacked by muggers and rescued by a mysterious stranger in the dark, Bobby hopes it’s the opportunity he needs to make a clean break from Seth. Read More
 
 
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A Bite of Fulfillment
A Paranormal's Love: Book Two
 
Adalric Bachmeier is the leader of his vampire coven and not accustomed to being patient, but to win his beloved’s affection, he tries to be just that. Unfortunately, time runs out too soon. Adalric can’t put off returning to his coven, as well as his duties, any longer, and he plans to take Seth Goodwin with him, willingly or not.
 
Seth never would have believed that creatures of myth and legend existed. Coming face to face with a vindictive, blood-thirsty vampire opens his eyes real quick to a whole new set of evils in the world. He can’t figure out why Adalric continues with his overtures of friendship, especially when he’s been nothing but rude and cold to the guy. After all, Seth wants nothing to do with a vampire.  Read More
 
  
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Changing Owen's Mind
A Paranormal's Love: Book Three
 
At over four hundred years of age, Xavier Agueda has all but given up hope of finding his beloved, his soul mate. Then Detective Owen Hanson comes to the vampire's estate to question Xavier's coven leader's partner. Owen's blood calls to him like nothing he's scented before. When his leader learns that Owen may be his beloved, he helps Xavier plan to meet him again. It takes a couple of weeks, but finally they schedule a BBQ at a mutual friend's home, giving him the opportunity to see Owen agian.
 
Can Xavier convince Owen to accept the attentions of a man? And if so, how will Owen react to learning vampires exist?
 
 
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Taming the Enforcer's Flirt
A Paranormal's Love: Book Four
 
Cornelius Roister is a flirt, has been since coming out. He lives loud, proud, and for the moment. What only his best friend, Gustav Gus Hermance, knows is that it's a defense mechanism, an act, used to keep people from getting too close. People that are close can hurt you, and he's had enough pain to last him a lifetime.
 
When Cornelius visits Gus at his new home, he is ecstatic to discover his mate in Einan, a gargoyle enforcer. Until him and large-and-in-charge Einan have their first personality clash...and then their second. They just can't seem to carry on a conversation without disagreeing or arguing. Is Cornelius's mating doomed before it even gets started? Or can Cornelius and Einan find some common ground? Read More
 
 
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Removing the Gargoyle's Mask
A Paranormal's Love: Book Five
 
Martin Marty Beakman finds himself entranced by a bearded, cloaked stranger in a coffee shop, Raymond. Although he feels like a stalker, he returns again and again until he eventually figures out a pattern. When Marty is confronted by his brother Matthew regarding his actions, he admits he's attracted to someone he's never even spoken to. After his brother encourages him to change that, Marty follows Raymond in an attempt to do just that. Instead, he sees something almost unbelievable...Raymond removes his cloak, spreads wings, and flies into the night. When Raymond, out of the blue, contacts Marty online, will he give in to his desire to learn more about the guy? Or, will the strange sight from the evening before keep him from seizing the opportunity?  Read More
 
 
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Calming a Demon Heart
A Paranormal's Love: Book Six
 
Matthew Beakman's life just got turned upside down. His brother, Marty, stumbled across something strange and fascinating and amazing! Gargoyles exist! Matthew wants to know everything about them. First, though, he wants to find the gargoyle that saved his brother's life and thank him. Their people's leader, Maelgwn, points out a blood-red, behemoth of a gargoyle named Vane, then warns Matthew away from him. Never good at following orders--and because he can't help but find himself intrigued by the huge creature across the room--Matthew tracks Vane down anyway. At first he's confused by the way his body responds every time Vane growls at him, until a conversation with Logan makes him suspect that he and Vane are mates. Unfortunately, he also learns Vane went through some extreme torture in the hands of humans. How can he convince the stubborn gargoyle that not all humans are the same?   Read More
 
 
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Coaxing His Skittish Lynx
A Paranormal's Love: Book Seven
 
For the last twenty-five years, Roland's Iberian lynx had been used as an attraction in curiosity shows. One night, strangers take him away. Upon waking, he's disoriented and scared...until he recognizes the scent of his old friend, Vane. Separated when Roland was sold and Vane wasn't, Vane had since been rescued, and now offers the same freedom to Roland. With the force of Vane's entire gargoyle clutch behind him, Roland finally feels like he can make a new start. Except, one of the gargoyles claims that they are mates, but Roland can't sense it, revealing a secret he never wanted exposed.
    Tobias is thrilled to discover that Roland is his mate until the lynx shifter denies their bond. When the pretty shifter declares...  Read More 
 
 
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Restitution From His Mate
A Paranormal's Love: Book Eight
 
Logan McByrne enjoys working at his construction company, drinking beer with his buddies, and sex with no strings attached...usually in that order. When his occasional hook-up, the gargoyle Geoffrey, gets too serious, Logan heads to Oregon for a working vacation at his friend, Zander's ranch. On a hunting expedition to thin a large pack of coyotes that have been terrorizing his buddy's goat herds, he runs into the last thing he expects, a group of wolf shifters. Zander panics, shots are fired, and Logan is blamed for a stray bullet that hits one of the wolves.
    James Jimmy Noleander is the beta of the Tamang wolf pack. While he never expected meeting his mate would grant him an immediate happily ever after, he never...  Read More
 
 
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Accepting Caladon's Scales
A Paranormal's Love: Book Nine
 
After seventeen years in captivity, Caladon O'Hara is finally rescued. The gargoyles weren't sent by his own family as they'd been looking for someone else. Still, his rescuers are helpful and friendly, aiding him in tracking down his son, Taolma. Upon seeing his son's face on the computer screen, Caladon goes into mild shock, overwhelmed upon seeing him as an adult for the first time.

Nurse Leroy Wilde works part time at the gargoyle's mansions. He handles daytime shifts since Perseus, the clutch's head doctor, has not yet mated and turns to stone during daylight hours. When he spots Caladon through a doorway, he's quickly smitten by the tall, handsome shifter. Still, Leroy keeps his distance. He'd tried dating an African American once before, and due to his family's bigotry...  Read More
 

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The Goat Farmer's Guardian
A Paranormal's Love: Book Ten

Zander Wheeler knows they're out there: shape shifters, vampires, and other things.

Having lost his wife years ago, Zander finds himself seduced by a married man. Ashamed, Zander asks his friend Logan McByrne to help him sever ties. Logan agrees, and in doing so, reveals a whole new world to him. Zander learns that his lover is a vampire, which is why he became so enamored with him. Then, Logan hooks up with a wolf shifter and to top it off, a massive winged creature--the gargoyle Geoffrey, according to Logan--is claiming he and Zander are mates.
    When Zander demands they all leave him alone, save for Logan, they agree. Still, some sixth sense tells Zander he hasn't seen the last of Geoffrey. He's right. When one of his billy goats becomes aggressive...  Read More


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Hot-Blooded Alligator
A Paranormal's Love: Book Eleven

Tristan has never been what someone would call a social guy. Like the alligator he shares his spirit with, he prefers being alone. Now, after enduring decades of forced isolation as an animal attraction in a curiosity show, Tristan is even more reclusive than ever. He lives mainly in animal form, swimming in the large pond on the gargoyle's estate. When he helps kidnap his abuser, Bud Wallice, Tristan decides interrogating the bastard is a great reason to finally interact with others.

When Bud is reported missing by his wife, and the trail leads to the gargoyle’s manor. Tristan meets Detective Collin DeSoto, who is looking into the disappearance. Tristan immediately recognizes the man as his mate, and while the sex between them is explosive, that’s the only easy thing between them. Collin isn’t out to his incredibly large family...  Read More


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Tempting the Bear
A Paranormal's Love: Book Twelve
 
Wren Cleaver only wants to keep his goddaughter safe. Having looked after Penelope since her parents died when she was sixteen, Wren is used to keeping tabs on her. It's hard for him to remember that she's an adult. It's also hard for him to accept that she's dating a man twice her age, Golren Rabenau. When Wren drops by her home one evening to talk to Penelope about her involvement with Golren--who he discovers is not who he says he is--Wren arrives just in time to see her climb into the man's SUV. Wanting to know where Golren is taking his goddaughter, Wren follows them to the grounds of the massive Falias Estate, a place, according to the town gossip, has been shrouded in mystery for decades. Sneaking onto the grounds, Wren thinks the arboretum will be a safe place to sneak inside so he can learn a bit more about the place's occupants.  Read More


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Kort's Treasure
A Paranormal's Love: Book Thirteen

Kort is a gargoyle. He’s known as the friendly playboy of the clutch, while nothing could really be further from the truth. As much as he flirts with almost every available male that enters the gargoyle’s estate, he’s never taken any to his bed. Kort is waiting, just as he has been for over two hundred years. After watching a number of his buddies be blessed with their mate, he has faith that Fate will soon reveal his other half.
    When Kort smells something wonderful on the clothes of a fellow gargoyle’s mate, he is quick to question the human. He suspects the other man has been in contact with his mate. Learning that the owner of the scent, a human named Mace Capston, was just in the emergency room, Kort locates the human’s home and takes up a vigil.   Read More
 

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Believing in the Traitor
A Paranormal's Love: Book Fourteen

Walter wonders if he made a mistake. One minute, he's helping his boss recapture stolen animals. The next, he realizes everything is not as it seems. A split second decision completely changes his life, and he takes a bullet meant for someone, something, else.
    Awake and lucid after months in a coma, Walter discovers the true depth of his boss's treachery. Now, he knows myths and legends are real, and his boss had even been holding some of those creatures captive. The animals hadn't been stolen, they'd actually been freed...by gargoyles!
    One such beast, a black-winged, golden gargoyle named Treatise, fires his blood like no one ever has. Except, Walter is a traitor. Can anyone truly trust him, even the gargoyle who claims him as his mate?   Read More


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Claiming the Hunter
A Paranormal's Love: Book Fifteen

Jeremiah Tully lost his sister when a shifter attacked them while camping with friends. He blames himself...and rogues, believing they are a danger to society. When he finds a group of like-minded people who call themselves hunters, he joins up and spends three years helping them hunt, capture, and sometimes even kill shifters and vampires. Then a few new guys show up, telling tales of demons, and how they want help capturing some. Jeremiah doesn't believe their tales, but when the demons attack, Jeremiah quickly turns into a believer. He flees the building, but then is chased down by one of the monsters when he crashes his dirt bike. When he wakes in some kind of clinic run by gargoyles, he thinks he's a dead man. Instead, he learns that some humans live side by side with the gargoyles as mates, and one of the gargoyles, Grateman, is claiming him...   Read More


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Coercing Quinn
A Paranormal's Love: Book Sixteen

Taolma is a young boa constrictor shifter who has recently been reunited with his father after almost two decades apart. He currently lives with a clutch of gargoyles on the outskirts of a small town, but he doesn't mind. There's a massive arboretum to sun in and a pond to swim in, plus plenty of trees to climb. Due to the small town atmosphere, Taolma doesn't expect to find his mate any time soon. Imagine his surprise, excitement, and disappointment when he walks into a motel room and discovers his mate. Quinn is slender, muscular, and handsome. Oh, and he's a hunter recovering from claw-wounds received from a gargoyle. Taolma hadn't planned on settling down any time soon, but the pull to mate is undeniable. Can he figure out how...  Read More


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The Gargoyle's Running Back
A Paranormal's Love: Book Seventeen

Sumak finally convinces his gargoyle clutch's leaders that he can do more than cook food, prepare picnics, and wash dishes. He revels in his new, part-time job of walking their territory's boundaries. Enjoying the moonlight, Sumak goes farther than he should and stumbles across a young human out jogging. He immediately recognizes the male's scent as his mate and follows him to a parking area. Taking note of the license plate on the human's truck, he discovers the man's name is Andre Capston. His joy at learning that his mate is the brother of Mace Capston--a fellow gargoyle's mate--is short-lived. Sumak finds out that Mace's family disowned him years ago...  Read More


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The Gargoyle's Holiday Cheer
A Paranormal's Love: Book Eighteen

Grigoris has spent over six hundred years alone. As a gargoyle who lives away from most of society this isn't surprising. Sure, he's had his clutch-mates and his work, but he's never truly had someone to share it with. When Aaden Hauser, a young black human sneaks into his garage, attempting to locate a friend and warn him of trouble, Grigoris instantly realizes the skittish male is his mate. While they enjoy a brief interlude, his sneaky human slips away. Grigoris uses a mutual friend to track him down and to learn more about him. In the process, he discovers something disturbing...  Read More


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The Truth is even Stranger
A Paranormal's Love: Book Nineteen

Officer Tian Chavez goes undercover at a college in Durango, Colorado as Tian Whithern, a gangster. It's not the first time he's taken such an assignment, since he looks years younger than he actually is. His job of finding out who is offering strength-enhancing drugs to students and other towns' people takes a jaunt around the crazy maypole when he discovers the truth. It's not drugs that cause the changes, it's completing a mate-bond with a paranormal creature. To his shock, he learns that gargoyles, shifters, and even vampires are real. Now, he needs to come up with a viable cover story. To make matters even stranger, Tian runs across Chef Roman...  Read More


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The Otter's Tale
A Paranormal's Love: Book Twenty

While helping out some of his buddies, Aziel Boltson learns the creatures that go bump in the night are real. His mother's stories are true--gargoyles, shifters, and more actually exist. The local paranormals--a gargoyle clutch--have an estate north of town. Aziel loves using the natural wildlife as an outdoor gym, lifting tree branches and swimming in the pond. Spotting the pond's local gator going after a huge otter, Aziel moves to intervene. He ends up injured, but it's not all bad. The otter turns into the sexiest man Aziel has ever seen--Jerome Laguna. While he's never been with a guy, he can't help but want this one. To Aziel's pleasure, Jerome claims he is his mate. Unfortunately, a prophesy of Aziel's mother's...  Read More


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Earning his Stallion's Trust
A Paranormal's Love: Book Twenty-One

Nolan had screwed up by hitting on the wrong human--a mated human. In his mind, it's just one more mistake in a long line of screw-ups. After years of hiding his sexuality, the wrong shifter spotted him with a guy in town. He'd been driven from his herd--earning a life-changing injury in the process. Nolan no longer has a sense of smell. Due to that, he hadn't been able to scent the humans in the area when he'd shifted to stretch his horse's legs. He'd been captured and tortured by psychotic humans for months. After over a month of living and recuperating...   Read More




WIPs for A Paranormal's Love
Yes, these are subject to change...

Book 22 - Pending