Author Charlie Richards - Giving love and imagination free reign
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Author of Erotic Romance - I offer M/M romance stories and occasionally a menage, although a few of my older tales are M/F.
Come explore the worlds of gargoyles, shifters, and creatures of the paranormal!

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Coming Soon to eXtasy Books!
Planned Release Date: February 7th

Don't Badger Me
Kontra's Menagerie: Book Twenty-Seven
 
When Deacon Ferdmin learns his brother, Daevon, is transitioning into a new life, he decides it's time to do the same. Plus, as a badger shifter, he's tired of living in the city. Buying a motorcycle and heading cross-country to meet up with Daevon, Deacon enjoys the change of pace from his prior high-stakes job as a firefighter...until his motorcycle breaks down. There's only a couple of mechanics shops in town, and the first one he goes to refuses to service his machine since he's openly and obviously gay. As angry as it makes Deacon, when he walks into the second shop, he's suddenly grateful. He scents that somewhere within the depths of the dingy space is his mate. However...  Read More



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Tangling with a Colossal Squid
Beneath Aquatica's Waves: Book Seven

Arthur Nesky values control and order in his life. Imagine his frustration when he finds himself the focus of a stalker. After a close call, he visits a friend up north, hoping to get away from his pursuer and gain some perspective. Meeting a sexy man who lights up every nerve ending in Arthur's body is the epitome of bad timing. Then he finds out who Kaiser is...and the secrets he holds...making him wonder if he's jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire.
Kaiser Roush is nearly three hundred years old, the alpha of his pod, and a successful business man. Over the years, he's learned the value of hard work, how to...  Read More




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Croc on the Menu
Shifter's Regime: Book Four
 
As owner of an authentic Irish pub, Sinjin Gallagher thought he'd seen it all. That all changes when a huge bruiser of a man enters his establishment looking for one of his regulars. To Sinjin's surprise, the guy isn't there to cause trouble...but to stop it. What's even odder is when he finds himself aroused by the man's efficiency as he deals with that threat. As a pacifist, Sinjin doesn't understand his unexpected desire.
Tideus Solverman ran across information that Councilman Goldstein would be attacked while eating at an Irish pub. As a Council Enforcer, it's his duty to stop it. Even with the distraction of the hot pub owner--Sinjin, his mate--he gets the job done.  Read More





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The Crystal Connoisseur
Wolves of Stone Ridge: Book Fifty
 
Wilson Nebrusky is not where he thought he would be at this point in his life. He's nearing forty, his store is struggling, and his marriage to Shandell is in shambles. His one pride and joy is his seven-year-old daughter, Kendra.
While Wilson has always accepted his bisexuality, he'd never been tempted to step out on his wife. When he can't get an encounter with a hot, green-eyed stranger at a bar out of his mind, he finds himself tempted. Good thing he doesn't know the guy's name or his whereabouts.
That all changes when the man--Brennan MacDougal--limps into his shop.
Brennan is friendly and kind...  Read More




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Frog Legs and Goose Feathers
Carry Me: Book Ten
 
Devon Gateman has been in a partnership with his much younger lover, Jake Lewis, for almost three years. Christmas is approaching, and he wants to make it special. He brings home a live goose, intending to prepare an uber special Christmas Eve supper. Using a little spicy persuasion, Devon convinces his lover to accept the animal...for a few days, anyway.
At first, Jake is flattered that Devon brought home a goose. He knows his man has the best of intentions. Unfortunately, caring for the animal for a week falls on him. During that time, Jake actually comes to care for the honking, ankle-biting...  Read More




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Navigating the Vampire Maze
A Loving Nip: Book Twenty
 
Stanton Thundler has been looking forward to the haunted hay maze ever since his co-worker's boyfriend promised everyone tickets. When he gets there, the place doesn't disappoint. He laughs, screams, and hollers with the rest of his buddies...until he lingers over a display too long, takes a wrong turn, and ends up separated from his friends. Stanton doesn't mean to bump into the slender hottie and knock him into a puddle of mud.
Francois Toulouse is irritated when he's ordered to go a coven near Amarillo and inspect their beef. The only thing he knows about cows is how to cook them so they taste amazing. Then he learns...  Read More




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The Bachelor Thief
A Paranormal's Love: Book Twenty-Eight

Attain Walsh knew something was odd at Nicholas Lindson's ranch. Ever since his best friend married Sandra, things have turned...strange. Wanting to get to the bottom of things, Attain begins to show up unexpectedly. He's shocked to stumble across Nicholas making out with someone other than his wife. The idea that his buddy was a cheat had never crossed his mind. Unable to help himself, Attain confronts Nicholas...and learns that the marriage is a sham. Both Nicholas and Sandra have separate partners. Not only that, but his friend's partner--Bodb--isn't human. He's a gargoyle. When Attain meets more of them, he's shocked to find himself attracted to one of the huge beasts--a dark-blue gargoyle named Ssimeas. Then he learns about mates...  Read More



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Capturing Autumn's Airy Breeze
An Autumn Feast Anthology Short Story

Agnoroth knew Kristof Merrill was his mate the second he scented him. Letting him go after holding him in his arms, even for a brief second, had been beyond difficult. Staying away from him for almost eight months to complete his penance to the king was damn near torture. Now Agnoroth is free to find and woo Kristof. His human is understandably wary, considering the first time they'd met Agnoroth had helped kidnap Kristof's friend. Even with the mate-pull on his side, Kristof resists. Can Agnoroth make up for his lapse in judgment and earn his mate's trust?  Read More





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An Altered State of Mind
Love at Stake Anthology: A Loving Nip Short Story

Darian Striplan accompanies others in his vampire coven to a secret lab in New York with the intention of shutting it down. They planned to capture the scientists, discover the backers, and free the paranormals trapped there. While inside the facility, Darian scents his beloved--his soul mate--in a human dressed as a guard. Oddly enough, the man also appears to be trying to free the paranormals. Talking to the man, learning his name is Claude Missandel, Darian quickly realizes that there's something wrong. Claude is confused, believing he is rescuing prisoners-of-war. Darian uses his vampiric mental manipulation abilities to search his human's mind and recognizes...  Read More



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The Darkling's Kiss
A M/M Erotic Romance,Three-Part Epic Fantasy Adventure
 
For decades Philippe has lived the life of a thief, keeping apart from society. He steals items for customers...for a fee, of course, which has earned him wealth enough for several lifetimes. Due to his mixed heritage, a volatile mixture of human, angel, and daemon blood--a creature called a darkling--his job is his solace. After a disastrous encounter with a wizard, Philippe has a choice to make--live the rest of his life on the run or commit to a single task to gain a clean slate. Either way, his thieving days are over. Philippe accepts the Council of Wizard's terms.
    He finds himself traveling with Kalylle, a wizard of the second order. Their task is to clear up a disagreement between the dwarf and elven nations, as a war between their peoples would tear Fidelia apart. To Philippe's surprise, he discovers...  Read More