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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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...  Read More



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Planned Release: May 15th

Wooing His Lighthouse Keeper
Tales of the Briny Nix: Book One

Wayne needed a place to hide when questionable pictures of him and his ex-boyfriend turn up. When his buddy tells him that his father, a lighthouse keeper, needs a substitute so he could visit his daughter and grandchild, Wayne is only too happy to volunteer. He finds stark beauty in how th ewaves crash on the rocks and solace in their sound. While he hopes the awkwardness of youthful folly will pass by the time his friend's father returns, he tries to make contingency plans, too. One stormy night, Wayne hears cries of anguish from the shore. He finds a naked man clinging to the rocks and drags him into the tower. When the handsome stranger wakes, he claims...   Read More


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Pulling the Vampire's Braid
A Loving Nip: Book Eight
 
Tate Locklear has worked as a vampire enforcer at his coven for almost two centuries. He's ready for a change of pace. When his master calls for volunteers to protect shifters in the forest, he thinks it's the something new that he needs. Tate discovers it's so much more when the scent of a reclusive leopard shifter's blood calls to him. Somehow, he must convince the pretty kitty known as Psion, that staying in human form longer than it takes to open and close a door can be extremely pleasurable and beneficial to both of them. Unfortunately, that also reveals a new problem. Can Tate get Psion past his fear of blood so he can claim him?   Read More



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For the Love of a Wolf
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Thirty-Four
 
Stake Dolan has worked as a firefighter for almost a decade. He knows he's loud, brash, and occasionally abrasive, not that he tries to be. Sometimes, he just blurts stuff out without thinking. His thoughtless words get him in trouble, and the chief orders him to help with the clean-up of some of the local hiking trailheads. At one of them, Dolan meets Cecil Rochette. The friendly man makes a pass at him, but Dolan quickly shuts him down. A few of his fellow firefighters are gay, but he is not. Still, while he doesn't know why, there's something about the guy that arouses him. When Cecil keeps popping up in his path, interrupting his life, he begins to wonder what it'd be like to give in to the mischievous man's advances.   Read More 



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Seducing His Reluctant Vampire
A Loving Nip: Book Nine
 
Abyzou is a demon, sworn to serve the horseman, Pestilence. Over the centuries he's served his master well, spreading disease and sickness at his master's bidding. Now, he's coming up on his one thousandth birthday. The day he can bond with his amina and share that person's soul, binding him to the mortal plane. Except, Abyzou realizes his amina is none other than the bigoted vampire Toni Bastille. Even aiding the handsome male doesn't seem to lessen Toni's ire against Abyzou. To make matters worse, vampires drink blood to survive, and they believe demon blood is toxic to them. How can he convince a vampire that hates demons and can't drink from him that they are meant to be together?   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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For a Dragon's Seduction
Highland Dragons: Book Eight
 
Kaiser of Pratt prides himself on his ability to do his duty. Being part of the black caste of dragons, he has performed tasks that ranged from infiltrating a clans inner circle, to escort duty, to acting as a herald for his people. He's willing to use every weapon in his arsenal to get a job done, including his body. While visiting clan MacDuffan, Kaiser catches the scent of the human Seumas Maxton. While he recognizes Seumas as an asda, a human able to bond with a dragon, he's met asdas before and has always been able to resist their scent's allure. This time, Kaiser finds his thoughts consumed by Seumas. Knowing the human has valuable information, Kaiser thinks a fun romp with him might be just the thing to glean what he needs and scratch his itch. Except, Seumas somehow knows...  Read More


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Break-Away Strength
Carry Me: Book Five
 
Reginald Reggie Herrera has been feeling out of sorts for a while. Helping an old friend build a barn for a gay couple causes him to wonder what if, creating a resurgence of needs he'd thought buried decades ago. Filled with guilt, as if he is somehow betraying the memory of his late wife, Reggie heads to his fishing cabin for a few weeks alone, hoping to clear his head. While Reggie is out fly-fishing, he sees a man in a float tube flip in the river and hit his head. Reggie pulls the unconscious guy from the water, but when the young man wakes, he has amnesia. As Reggie helps the stranger regain his strength and piece together his past, his feelings turn from fatherly concern to something more. Just as Reggie begins to give into his desires, he learns that his young lover is Miguel Swanson, and he's wanted in connection with the death of...   Read More