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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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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Planned Release: October 7th

For a Dragon's Control
Highland Dragons: Book Ten
 
Ryder MacGree is the first born son to Chieftain Goth MacGree and 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 man 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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Swaying the Marine's Loyalty
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Thirty-Six
 
Armand Zeroni wakes up in a strange house. He doesn't know how he ended up there...or even where there is. When he discovers General Jackson Parker from his base inside a room tied to a chair, Armand frees him and escapes with him into the woods. After spending an unprepared night in the cold, he stumbles across a hiker, Zakhar Kuznetsov. The handsome Russian seems mildly familiar, but Armand can't put his finger on why. Zakhar assists with first aid, food, and water, but the general's snide attitude has Armand refusing a ride from the man. Following the Russian's instructions, they make it back to the trailhead...and right into an ambush.  Read More 


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Learning the Dingo's Quirks
A Loving Nip: Book Ten
 
Mathe Winters knew his coven's vampire second was bringing several dingo shifters home to their ranch. He didn't expect one to be his beloved. Still, there's something about the way Julian looks at him, with a gaze so full of fear and hope. He finds himself instantly smitten. Wanting to show the dingo shifter the wonders of his cattle ranch home, Mathe runs into a snag. While Julian had met Angus shifters, it doesn't prepare him for the reality of dealing with the non-shifter variety. He gets too close to the wrong animal and ends up injured. Can Mathe earn Julian's forgiveness--and win his trust--so he can show his dingo how to play safely in his new home?   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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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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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