Author Charlie Richards - Giving love and imagination free reign
Beneath the ocean's glassy surface is a beautiful world filled with exotic creatures. Meet them here in Beneath Aquatica's Waves - short tales of love, exploration, and acceptance.
M/M Paranormal Erotic Romance - This series takes place in the same world as my other paranormal series (Wolves of Stone Ridge, Kontra's Menagerie, etc.), however, currently there is no crossover.

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Backstroking with a Tiger Shark
Beneath Aquatica's Waves: Book One

Tortelion, Tort to his friends, is a tiger shark shifter. He spends his workdays awing human audiences with a few aquatic parlor tricks. To him, its a pretty good gig. Plus, the people who come to World of Aquatica learn about his kind...well, tiger sharks of the non-shifter variety, anyway. A day that starts the same as any other suddenly takes a turn for the better when a mishap sends two humans tumbling into his tank. Blood in the water tells Tort that one of them is his mate. Joining those taken tot he doc's office as a witness, Tort learns his mate is Kane Cornshun, a busy...  Read More

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Floating with a Sea Cow
Beneath Aquatica's Waves: Book Two
Tyrone has walked--or swam--the Earth a lot of years. Working with dozens of other marine shifters at World of Aquatica finally brings him close to others that are sort of his kind--they're shifters, anyway. He works security, seeing as he can't be in an exhibit because, technically, his kind are supposed to be extinct. When he spots a skinny human shoplifting, he catches him...and realizes the man--Braylon--is his mate. Tyrone convinces his boss and alpha not to call the police. Instead, they give Braylon hours cleaning the park as a sort of community service.  Read More

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Diving with a Hammerhead
Beneath Aquatica's Waves: Book Three
Solomon Lynch figured his decision to help his boss's son escape from under his dominating thumb would cost him his job. Instead, it nearly costs him his life. He's jumped and beaten in an alley, but Solomon has no delusion about who sent the men. He only lives because his ropes weren't tied tight enough, and he manages to escape the cinderblock that was meant to send him swimming with the fishes.
He doesn't remember much after that, but rousing in an unfamiliar place is a mixed blessing. Doctor Anthony Keller is hawt! Solomon realizes instantly that...  Read More

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Planned Release Date: August 31st

Wading with an Octopus
Beneath Aquatica's Waves: Book Four
Over two weeks before, Detective Grisham Canton arrested the wrong guy--Solomon Lynch. It wasn't the first time it'd happened and probably wouldn't be the last. What made it stand out, however, was the stranger who'd been with Solomon. Grisham didn't know his name, but the memory of his lean, sexy body, wide dark eyes, and distinctive black and red hair invaded his dreams. Waking with a hard on was quickly getting old. Grisham heads to World of Aquatica, hoping to discover the stranger's identity. When Grisham meets Cuzco Judson, the attraction is even more intense...  Read More

WIPs - Yes, these are subject to change...

Book 5 - Title Pending - William Roush (shifter) & Captain John Casinov (human)