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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Planned Release: July 15th

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 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...because Mace's family disowned him years ago...  Read More


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For a Dragon's Enthusiasm
Highland Dragons: Book Nine
 
Doughall Maxton heads into the unknown, rocky terrain west of his clan home in search of his brother, Seumas, who is a scholar coerced into traveling by a silver-tongued herald. Needing to be certain he remains well, Doughall uses his tracking skills to follow him. He finds a massive burned out area and tracks he's never before seen. Following the strange markings, he comes to a river crossing and stumbles upon a blue...dragon. Doughall does what any warrior would do. He attacks. The beast traps him, but doesn't kill him. Instead, he talks, calling himself Simeon, and offers his aid. What the dragon wants in return shocks Doughall, but he's not completely opposed to...  Read More


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Needing a Vampire's Aggression
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Thirty-Five
 
Vampire Nikolai Kuznetsov enjoys his life of blood drinking and torture. The first he must do to continue living, and the second he does to keep his family safe. Plus, it gives him a chance to play with his knives. He loves his blades, wielding them with elegant precision. At his brothers' urging, Nikolai attends poker night...just to do something that they deem as normal. Finding himself drawn to the blood of a mild-mannered, somewhat reclusive wolf shifter is the last thing Nikolai expects. Except, Parker Jones walks away without giving the slightest indication that he feels the same pull...other than his aroused scent, of course. Nikolai studies Parker, trying to figure out why the shifter...  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...  Read More


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

Wayne needs a place to hide when an angry ex-boyfriend sends questionable pictures to several board members at the school where he teaches. Substituting as a lighthouse keeper for his buddy's father, he finds stark beauty in how the waves crash on the rocks and solace in their sound. His buddy, Easton, drops by with pizza and wine to buoy his spirits, and together they find a naked man on the beach. Bringing the injured man inside his temporary home, Wayne learns the stranger's name is Zarek, and he doesn't want to be taken to the hospital. Against his better judgment, maybe because...   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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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