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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The Screen Pass
Carry Me: Book Seven
 
Jake Lewis has been out and proud since high school, blessed with supportive and understanding--for the most part--family and friends. He's even managed to enjoy a few carnal experiences, but it's never been anything that's really flipped his switches. He craves a committed relationship like the one he sees his father and Vincent share. Starting his second year of college, Jake finds himself tired of having to keep his serial monogamist leanings on the down-low. He decides it's time to enjoy school activities other than football. Running across a broad-shouldered, cane-wielding, braid-sporting older black man, he realizes he's spotted someone who sets his picky libido on fire. He learns the guy's name is Devon Gateman, and much to his surprise, is the brother of...  Read More


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Seashells, Surf, & a Merman
Tales of the Briny Nix: Book Two

Kratos has always done his duty as a guard of Aquila City, a thriving city of mermen, with confidence and resolve. When several royals cause fracturing within the courts, he needs to pick a side. He's uncertain, until he realizes his decision to allow his old friend, Zark, to get away several moon cycles before made the decision for him. Kratos realizes he's a target...and he's not the only one. Sent on a mission to locate the lighthouse where Zarek is hiding out, Kratos runs across a massive human walking along the beach, searching for seashells. The man's name is Easton Ritton. One whiff of the hulking human's scent...  Read More


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The Hated Finn
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Thirty-Nine
 
Viktor Minsky spent months recovering after having been captured and tortured for information about his friend. While he still bears the scars, he's proud that no matter how they'd beaten and starved him, he'd never caved. After Viktor joins a group of vampires and shifters to free captured shifters, he's charged with tracking down several of the vendors that deliver supplies to the facility. When Viktor stops at the ostrich farm that supplied the meat to the scientists, he meets the owner, Finn O'Riley. Not only is Viktor shocked to discover the man is a shifter, but the scent of Finn's blood causes his mouth to water. He suspects...  Read More



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Vampires, Demons, & Priests, Oh My!
A Loving Nip: Book Eleven
 
As a demon, Belial has existed for millennia. Having missed his first chance at bonding with his amina a thousand years before, and with his second thousand years of service coming to a close, he's keen to seek out that special someone. He needs to bond with that one key person, binding him to the mortal plane and freeing him from the Horseman of War's service. Before seeking out that special person, Belial heads up one last mission to incite a skirmish between a vampire coven and a group of humans. To his surprise, he scents his amina near the vampire coven about to be attacked. Belial comes face to face with the blood-crazed vampire Gabriel...who Belial learns was tortured...  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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Snowballs & Candy Canes
A Carry Me Tale
 
Coal Roper is a queen and wears it boldly. Unfortunately, openly expressing himself does not come without some dangers. As not only the economics professor, but the drama production manager, he interacts with plenty of people, not all of them friendly. When a group of students begins to harass him, most of the staff turns a blind eye...all except one. Hank Parsons is a huge hulk of a man who teaches health classes, sports medicine, and acts as the wrestling coach. He's just the kind of man Coal normally stays well clear of. When the man keeps popping up at odd times to help him, Coal...  Read More


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Hunting Season Hijinks
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Thirty-Eight
 
Gideon Ruck has been bow hunting the woods of Colorado with his father for nearly two decades. In that time, he's seen an odd thing or three, but he's always kept his mouth shut. After all, he believes what animals do in the wild is their own business. Plus, who would he tell? When his father comes down with the flu, he starts the hunting season alone. His first morning out, he sinks two arrows into the biggest buck he's ever seen, but it still takes off. When Gideon finally catches up with the injured animal, he finds not a deer stuck with his arrows, but a man...a naked man. Even with panic spiking through him, Gideon takes one look at the stranger's fine backside and knows he can't walk away.   Read More


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For a Dragon's Control
Highland Dragons: Book Ten
 
Ryder MacGree is the first born son of Chieftain Goth MacGree and the heir to the clan. Over the years he's watched his father's need for vengeance against Ian--Ryder's younger brother, who chose banishment instead of wedding the woman Goth wanted--and the Karstelle Clan which took in Ian, consume him. The chieftain has become hell-bent on wiping out those in Karstelle Valley and taking their lands, and it has begun to cause tension between themselves and other clans. Ryder knows his father is no longer fit to lead but has yet to discover a way to wrest control from him without fracturing his clan's loyalty. Tricked into meeting a herald from the Karstelle Clan...  Read More