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 Strike of Hot Iron
A Loving Nip: Book Thirteen
 
Pascal agreed to move with his two brothers to a vampire coven which runs a dude and cattle ranch. With both of his brothers wrapped up in their mates, he has plenty of opportunity to explore. He accepts his sexuality as he learns his likes, dislikes, and craving, which include submitting to a dominant lover. With abuse part of Pascal's past, his brothers don't understand why he occasionally sports bruises from sex he claims is consensual.
    When the new blacksmith arrives at the ranch, Pascal finally understands what his brothers had talked about when describing the mate-pull. Abner Johnson is all he can think about. Unfortunately, while the huge redhead is okay with a little fun...  Read More



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Return to Biker Lane
Kontra's Menagerie: Book Twenty-One
 
Jethro Gunther has been servicing the motorcycles of his old pal's gang for over a decade. When his buddy brings him a new customer, Wilhelm Smith, Jethro finds himself tempted to give in to his attraction for men for only the second time in his life. The first guy had left Jethro used and rejected, so he'd turned to one night stands with biker bunnies. It was just easier. Wilhelm, however, seems different. He's straightforward in his attraction and direct in his desires--he also refuses to be a dirty little secret. One afternoon, Jethro realizes just how different Wilhelm actually is. Shifters are real, and Wilhelm is one. Can Jethro accept his new reality and figure out a way to openly incorporate a male partner into his life, or will he miss out on the best thing that could ever happen to him?  Read More



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Planned Release Date: June 16th

The Otter's Tale
A Paranormal's Love: Book Twenty

While helping out some of his buddies, Aziel Boltson learns the creatures that go bump in the night are real. His mother's stories are true--gargoyles, shifters, and more actually exist. The local paranormals--a gargoyle clutch--have an estate north of town. Aziel loves using the natural wildlife as an outdoor gym, lifting tree branches and swimming in the pond. Spotting the pond's local gator going after a huge otter, Aziel moves to intervene. He ends up injured, but it's not all bad. The otter turns into the sexiest man Aziel has ever seen--Jerome Laguna. While he's never been with a guy, he can't help but want this one. To Aziel's pleasure, Jerome claims he is his mate. Unfortunately, a prophesy of Aziel's mother's...  Read More



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Rediscovering Himself
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Forty
 
Drako Rundin had a rude awakening to the paranormal world--holy crap, vampires and shifters are real! Still, he thinks it's pretty cool. After so much time thinking he's weird for being a gay, video-game-loving geek, he finds he's not the only oddball. Accepting his new friends' offer to go to Denver, helping the pair move an ostrich farm in the process, he meets so many more people who are different.
    Kwanza learns he’s been in captivity for a long, long time. He’s grateful to the group of friendly paranormals who rescued him and knows they worry about him. While he remembers shifting to human form—decades ago—he struggles to actually do it. The other shifters are patient and accommodating...  Read More



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The Truth is even Stranger
A Paranormal's Love: Book Nineteen

Officer Tian Chavez goes undercover at a college in Durango, Colorado as Tian Whithern, a gangster. It's not the first time he's taken such an assignment, since he looks years younger than he actually is. His job of finding out who is offering strength-enhancing drugs to students and other towns' people takes a jaunt around the crazy maypole when he discovers the truth. It's not drugs that cause the changes, it's completing a mate-bond with a paranormal creature. To his shock, he learns that gargoyles, shifters, and even vampires are real. Now, he needs to come up with a viable cover story. To make matters even stranger, Tian runs across Chef Roman...  Read More



Coming Soon to Rainbow Ninja Press
Planned Release Date: June / July

Tumbling Hair & Bread Crumbs
A Twisted Fairy Tale Story
 
Hansel Lorain has been close with his sister, Gretel, ever since escaping a witch when they were children. When she begins disappearing for hours at a time, he pressures her into telling him where she's going and why. To Hansel's surprise, Gretel is visiting a woman trapped in a tower. He leaves his sister to her friendship, but when she doesn't come home one evening, he fears he made the wrong decision. After all, who had trapped the woman in the first place? Heading to the tower to find Gretel, Hansel instead runs across Jory Marable...and the handsome man's blade. After a scuffle, Hansel is forced...  Read More



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Taming War
A Loving Nip: Book Twelve
 
When the Horseman of War decides to have a little fun and he accompanies a favored demon into the human realm to join in a skirmish, he never expects to meet a vampire that jumpstarts his libido. A romp with Monte Hanover would be fun, passionate, and maybe even worthy of a repeat...after they finish the battle, of course. To his surprise, he helps rescue a prairie dog shifter that brings out protective instincts he didn't even know he was capable of. Unfortunately, little Xerxes turns out to be Monte's beloved. Scratching his itch with either man seems unlikely. Then, the unthinkable happens, and War realizes without his intervention...  Read More




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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