Author Charlie Richards - Giving love and imagination free reign
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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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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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Planned Release Date: December 16th

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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Planned Release Date: December 24th

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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Planned Release Date: January 6th

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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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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Cracking the Big Lug's Shell
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Thirty-Seven
The vampire Vadim Kuznetsov has watched every member of his family find their beloveds--the other halves of their souls. Some were able to connect fairly easily, while others had a rocky road. They all seem happy, though. Vadim wants that for himself but fears it as well. He's a big man, and his anatomy is even larger. So impressive, in fact, that some lovers have complained. What if he hurts his beloved? Joining his family at a restaurant, Vadim's worst fears are realized. He meets his beloved, the human Kendrick Hollister, who turns out to be a small, slender male. The boisterous human is...  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

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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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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