Author Charlie Richards - Giving love and imagination free reign
Welcome to the home of Charlie Richards
 
Author of Erotic Romance - I mostly offer M/M romance stories, with the occasional M/F and menage thrown in.
Come explore the worlds of gargoyles, shifters, and creatures of the paranormal!
 
 
 
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Catting Around
Kontra's Menagerie: Book Sixteen
 
As an orphan, Chip had never really had a home or even much to call his own. After being adopted, he'd hoped he'd found acceptance. Unfortunately, a year later, he shifted into his bobcat for the first time and his new parents had thought him possessed. Forced to run, Chip lived mostly as an animal for decades. Having grown up alone in foster care, it hadn't been much different and he hadn't thought it too bad...until the day he'd been captured and tortured by scientists. Rescued by Kontra and his gang, Chip finally sees the light at the end of the long, lonely tunnel of his life. Scarred, malnourished, and suffering from panic attacks, Chip struggles to get his body and mind back under control. When the gang visits a pride of lion shifters, Chip meets Grimes, who claims they are mates. Can he manage to get past his hang-ups and grab on the happiness Grimes offers him?  Read More
 
 
Coming February 15th from eXtasy Books!
 
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 
 
 
Coming March 1st from eXtasy Books!
 
The Wolf's Healing Touch
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Twenty-Two
 
Having been raised by his godfather--a puma shifter--Edwin Aldridge has always known that paranormal creatures exist. Edwin works as a genetic engineer, attempting to apply a shifter's healing abilities to humans. When Edwin learns that another scientist has done something similar, he looks forward to reviewing his work. Edwin quickly becomes infatuated with Byron, the wolf shifter who delivers the information. Remembering his godfather's stories, Edwin realizes the wolf shifter is his mate. Unfortunately, once Byron learns about Edwin's research, the wolf shifter rejects him.
 
When Byron Ziegler scents Edwin, he knows the skinny government agent is his mate. He pursues him, eager to learn everything about the human so they can build a life together. Then, Byron learns that Edwin is a scientist...  Read More
 
 
 
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Three Point Tuck
Carry Me: Book Three
 
After injury forces Brendan Gateman to stop playing pro football, he falls back on his physical education and teaching degrees and begins coaching high school ball. Settling into a new town and hanging with his defensive coordinator, Dan Roper, Brendan finally feels like his life is back on track. His only regret is that the fear of losing not only his new life but his family forces him to remain deep in the closet. Still, he has two of the three things people always want out of life, and that's enough for him. At least, that's what he thinks until he meets paramedic Randy Coughlan. The out and proud man makes Brendan start rethinking his choices. When problems in Randy's life forces the man to make some tough choices, will Brendan's insecurities make him walk away? Or will he step up and become the man he never thought possible but always wanted to be?  Read More
 
 
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For a Dragon's Treasure
Highland Dragons: Book Three
 
Thom McDoffrey is shocked when he's waylaid outside camp by Kaiser, the strange warrior he'd fought a few nights before. He listens as Kaiser speaks of treasure and adventure and freedom. Being the youngest son of a known thief, Thom has worked diligently to live honorably, choosing the hard life of a mercenary in Chieftain Goth's employ. This, however, is an opportunity too good to pass up. Especially when Kaiser promises that the treasure would be freely given, because the owner needs a boon. Giving in to temptation, Thom agrees. Upon arriving in Karstelle Valley, Thom discovers that he in the boon...Kaiser completing the favor of bringing a human to a dragon. Feeling betrayed, Thom flees. When the dragon tracks him down, will Thom give in to curiosity, see why the dragon wants him, or keep running?  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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Unwrapping the Alpha's Mate
Kontra's Menagerie: Book Fifteen
 
Richard Ponders joins the Tamang wolf pack when his younger brother, Crain, mates with one of its members. When the pack gathers to celebrate passing the alpha mantle from father to son, naming Abbott Tamang the new alpha, Richard discovers his mate is part of the Tamang pack, too...and it's the new alpha. Sensing unrest in the pack, Richard decides allowing the pack to settle is the safest thing for everyone. Unfortunately, the choice is taken from him when Crain asks him to come over and discuss more changes in pack dynamics and Abbott is there. Now, not only will Richard be fighting for a position in his new pack, he needs to fight for the trust of a man he's been hiding from for weeks. Can he and Abbott come to terms? Or will the unrest in their pack tear them apart?  Read More
 
 
 
 
 
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Crashing the Comicon
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Twenty-One
 
Sebastian Seb Russo is forced to take a commercial flight to his next assignment since the Vampire Council doesn't have any planes available. His leaders have charged him with assisting the alpha of the wolf shifters in Stone Ridge, Colorado with communications between paranormals and the human government. Except, the one thing that would delay him happens...he discovers his beloved, his soul mate, on that plane. Now, Seb finds himself in Las Vegas, trailing the human Dirk Lemans. His attempts to woo the human are successful, until he makes one too many verbal slips, and he discovers a powerful truth. Dirk thinks Seb is a shifter...and not too long ago, shifters held him captire. Can Seb convince Dirk that not all paranormals are the same?  Read More