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Author: L.A. Witt

L.A. Witt is an abnormal M/M romance writer who has finally been released from the purgatorial corn maze of Omaha, Nebraska, and now spends her time on the southwestern coast of Spain. In between wondering how she didn’t lose her mind in Omaha, she explores the country with her husband, several clairvoyant hamsters, and an ever-growing herd of rabid plot bunnies. She also has substantially more time on her hands these days, as she has recruited a small army of mercenaries to search South America for her nemesis, romance author Lauren Gallagher, but don’t tell Lauren. And definitely don’t tell Lori A. Witt or Ann Gallagher. Neither of those twits can keep their mouths shut…

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Going Overboard - Anchor Point, #5

Going Overboard
  • Number: B079KVSFDC
  • Release: 2018-02-03
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Stories in the Anchor Point universe can be enjoyed in any order

Second-class petty officers Dalton Taylor and Chris Ingram have been best friends since coxswain’s school. Now they’re stationed together in the Harbor Patrol Unit of NAS Adams. They’re content as friends, but secretly, they both ache for more. Neither makes a move, though; while Dalton is out and proud, Chris is closeted—even from his best friend.

Then another coxswain’s negligence nearly drowns Dalton. After a taste of how easily they could lose each other, neither man can keep his feelings hidden anymore, and it turns out love and sex come easy when you’re falling for your best friend.

Things aren’t just heating up between the friends-turned-lovers, though. The Navy is investigating the accident, and the Harbor Patrol chief isn’t going to let his star coxswain go down for dereliction of duty, even if saving him means throwing Dalton under the bus.

As the threats and gaslighting pile up, Chris and Dalton need each other more than ever—as shipmates, friends, and lovers. But if their chief prevails, the only way they can save their careers is to let each other go.

Word count: 76,800; page count: 286


Romantic Behavior - Bad Behavior Book 4

Romantic Behavior
  • 4 Stars
  • Number:
  • Release: 2018-01-15
  • Authors: Cari Z, L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Detective Andreas Ruffner is no fool—he’s found a man who loves him, puts up with him, and has stuck with him through hell and back, and it’s time to put a ring on it. Darren Corliss is the love of his life, and he wants the whole world to know it.

Now the fun part—the wedding!

Well, after the not-so-fun part of planning the wedding in between dealing with overbearing and impossible-to-please family members. With future mothers-in-law driving them both up a wall, the guest list growing out of control, and the wedding getting ever more complicated, Darren and Andreas have to wonder if they’re in over their heads.

But they’re going to make it to the altar if it kills them . . . and at this rate, it just might.


Reckless Behavior - Bad Behavior Book 3

Reckless Behavior
  • Stars
  • Number: 1626496323
  • Release: 2018-01-01
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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After too many years of putting his job first, Detective Andreas Ruffner is getting his priorities straight. He's ready to spend some quality time with his adult kids, not to mention come clean about some things he should've told them a long time ago. And introduce them to his partner and boyfriend, Darren Corliss.

But in a heartbeat, a family dinner turns into Andreas's worst nightmare. When the dust settles, one of his kids is hurt, and the other three have been abducted.

Andreas is going to find his kids, and nothing, not even a broken ankle, is going to stop him. Thank God for his sharp, level-headed partner . . . who has a crisis of his own pulling him away when Andreas needs him the most. As both men try to support--and lean on--each other, they get no closer to finding the kids. And the longer the children are missing, the less likely it is they'll ever be found.


Rank & File - Anchor Point, #4

Rank & File
  • Number: B075WCN6K9
  • Release: 2017-09-23
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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A standalone novel in the Anchor Point universe

Senior Chief Will Curtis is as straitlaced as they come. While his fellow Sailors have partied their way through their enlistments, he’s had his eye on the prize — making master chief and retiring after thirty years of service.

Lieutenant Brent Jameson is a Navy brat turned Annapolis grad. He’s lived and breathed the military his whole life, and he knows he’s destined for great things — once he’s done paying his dues at the bottom of the ladder.

When their paths cross, both men know better than to give in to temptation, but that doesn’t stop them. It also doesn’t keep them from coming back for more, even though being discovered would sink their careers. Something has to give — Will can retire, Brent can resign, or they’ll both face court-martial.

But there’s also the option neither wants to acknowledge: jump ship and walk away from each other instead of ending their careers over a fledgling relationship. And they should probably decide before they fall in love.

Except — too late.

Word count: 71,300; page count: 269


Suspicious Behavior - Bad Behavior Book 2

Suspicious Behavior
  • Stars
  • Number: B074YT42W3
  • Release: 2017-08-19
  • Authors: Cari Z, L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Book two in the Bad Behavior series

Detective Darren Corliss is hanging by a thread. In between recovering from a near-fatal wound and returning to work at a hostile precinct, he’s struggling to help care for his ailing brother. His partner and boyfriend, Detective Andreas Ruffner, wants to help, but doesn’t know how. And with his own family crises brewing, Andreas is spread almost as thin as Darren.

For cops, though, life takes a backseat to the job. When a stack of unsolved homicides drops into their laps, Andreas and Darren think they’re unrelated cold cases. But when a connection surfaces, they find themselves on the tail of a prolific serial killer who’s about to strike again.

Except they’ve got nothing. No leads. No suspects. Just a pile of circumstantial evidence and a whole lot of hunches. Time is running out to stop the next murder—and to pull themselves back from their breaking points.

Word count: 74,700; page cont: 280


Get a Grip - Bluewater Bay Book 19

Get a Grip
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B07466TZ5W
  • Release: 2017-07-22
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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The Bluewater Bay stories can be enjoyed in any order — jump in wherever you'd like!

If a tree falls in Bluewater Bay . . . could it be fate?

A year after his divorce, Shane Andrews isn’t interested in dating — not that he has time, between three kids and a demanding job as a grip. When a windstorm knocks a tree onto one of the Wolf’s Landing soundstages, Shane’s there to help with the mess . . . and so is firefighter Aaron Tucker.

A former smoke jumper, Aaron’s an adrenaline junkie and way too restless and reckless to be relationship material. As far as he’s concerned, monogamy is for penguins, and he’d rather be alone than tied down. Signing up to be a stepparent? No, thank you.

But after a scorching-hot night together, they’re hooked. Aaron is a taste of the excitement Shane’s been lacking, and Shane’s pushing buttons Aaron didn’t know he had. The more they’re together, the less Aaron craves wild nights with other men . . . but the more Shane wants to play the field like he never got to in his twenties.

This could be the love neither man knew he needed, but only if Shane gets his feet back on the ground before Aaron walks away.

Word count: 80,000; page count: 300


Chief's Mess - Anchor Point, #3

Chief's Mess
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781626496033
  • Release: 2017-06-19
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Anthony Talbot is in Anchor Point to visit family, but after two days of strife, he needs a break. A local gay bar is calling his name.

When Chief Noah Jackson sees that red head stroll into the club, he immediately wants him. They’re perfectly matched, and before long, they’re burning up the sheets. Noah can’t get enough. Anthony can’t stay in Oregon for long, but as soon as he leaves, he’s counting down the days until he can fly back for more. And between his increasingly frequent visits, there’s always phone sex, sexting, webcams . . . anything they can get.

But Noah’s got a carefully crafted façade, and Anthony can’t help noticing the slowly forming cracks. The scent of alcohol in the middle of the day. The extra drinks at dinner. The hint of red in his eyes. Anthony knows what it means. He doesn’t want to believe it, but he’s seen this before, and there’s no denying it. If Noah doesn’t get his downward spiral under control, he’s going to lose both his career and the first man he’s ever really loved.


Risky Behavior - Bad Behavior Book 1

Risky Behavior
  • Stars
  • Number: B071VB4HQ7
  • Release: 2017-04-29
  • Authors: Cari Z, L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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It’s day one of Darren Corliss’s career as a detective, and not only has he been assigned a notoriously difficult partner, but the guy might also be a pill-popping dirty cop. Internal Affairs needs proof, and Darren gets to be their eyes and ears whether he wants to or not.

Detective Andreas Ruffner doesn’t play by the rules, and he doesn’t play well with others. With bodies piling up and a list of suspects who are way above his pay grade, the last thing he needs is a wet-behind-the-ears kid for a partner. Or babysitter. Not even if that partner is easy on the eyes.

As Darren gains Andreas’s hard-won trust, they both realize there’s more than just mutual suspicion simmering beneath the surface. But their investigation is heating up as quickly as their relationship, and Darren has no choice but to go along with Andreas’s unorthodox — and borderline unethical — methods. As IA puts the squeeze on Darren to give up the man he’s falling for, he has to wonder—is Andreas the only cop left in this town who isn’t dirty?

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Word count: 81,800; page count: 319


Afraid to Fly - Anchor Point Book 2

Afraid to Fly
  • Stars
  • Number: B01N5PTTS4
  • Release: 2017-01-14
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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An Anchor Point Novel

Once a fearless fighter pilot, Commander Travis Wilson is now confined to a desk. It’s been eight years since the near-fatal crash that grounded him, and it still rules his life thanks to relentless back pain.

Lieutenant Commander Clint Fraser almost drowned in a bottle after a highly classified catastrophe while piloting a drone. His downward spiral cost him his marriage and kids, but he’s sober now and getting his life back on track. He’s traded drones for a desk, and he’s determined to reconcile with his kids and navigate the choppy waters of PTSD.

Clint has been on Travis’s radar ever since he transferred to Anchor Point. When Clint comes out to his colleagues, it’s a disaster, but there’s a silver lining: now that Travis knows Clint is into men, the chemistry between them explodes.

It’s all fun and games until emotions get involved. Clint’s never been in love with a man before. Travis has, and a decade later, that tragic ending still haunts him. Clint needs to coax him past his fear of crashing and burning again, or their love will be grounded before takeoff.

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The Anchor Point stories can be read in any order -- jump in wherever you'd like.

Word count: 92,000; page count: 347


Just Drive - Anchor Point Book 1

Just Drive
  • Number: B01N0GC6BQ
  • Release: 2016-11-19
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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For Sean Wright, driving a cab in the tiny Navy town of Anchor Point isn’t an exciting job . . . until he picks up just-dumped Paul Richards. A drive turns into a walk on the pier, which turns into the hottest hookup Sean’s had in ages.

After a long overdue breakup, Paul can’t believe his luck. Of all the drivers, he’s picked up by the gorgeous, gay, and very willing Sean. Younger guys aren’t usually his thing, but Paul can’t resist.

One taste and neither man can get enough . . . right up until they realize that Paul is Sean’s father’s commanding officer and the last man Sean should be involved with.

With two careers on the line, their only option is to back off. It’s not easy, though; the sex and the emotional connection are exactly what both men have been craving for a long time. But Paul has devoted twenty-four years to his career and his dream of making admiral. If he’s caught with Sean, that’s all over. He has to choose — stay the course, or trade it all for the man who drove off with his heart.

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The Anchor Point novels can be enjoyed in any order — jump in wherever you'd like!

Word count: 80,000; page count: 300


Not Safe for Work

Not Safe for Work
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781619225428
  • Release: 2015-12-15
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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They’re a match made in the dungeon…until their secret gets out.

Bored senseless in a meeting, architectural modeler Jon McNeill amuses himself with a kinky dating app on his phone. Then the app matches him with another user…who’s six feet away. Suddenly Jon finds himself on the same page as someone way above his pay grade: millionaire property developer Rick Pierce. His firm’s biggest—and hottest—client.

The app isn’t kidding either. They’re a perfect match. Jon’s a Dom, Rick’s a sub, and bondage is their thing. Both guys are well into their forties, know their way around the bedroom, and definitely appreciate a good suit. And the best part? They’re a match outside the bedroom too.

But office relationships aren’t easy to keep a secret. When the truth comes out, Jon is certain he’s about to get fired. Instead, his bosses throw him a curve ball—an ultimatum that puts both his job and his relationship in jeopardy.

Warning: Contains literal and figurative sex machines, blindfolds, a sub being punished during a business meeting, enough rope to tangle up a millionaire, and a Golden Girls marathon.


Running with Scissors

Running with Scissors
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B014OA3PHG
  • Release: 2015-08-29
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Eighteen months ago, drummer Jude Colburn made the biggest mistake of his life when he walked away from his band just as they were on the brink of success. Now, he’s got a second chance. The band’s bassist just quit, and Jude plays bass almost as well as he plays drums. The other band members aren’t thrilled, but they are desperate.

Running with Scissors needs him, but there’s one condition: no hooking up with bandmates. That’s what ruined things eighteen months ago, after all. Jude’s on board, but no one warned him about the drummer who replaced him. A.J. Palmer is shy and unassuming . . . until he hits the stage. He gets Jude’s attention from the first beat, and suddenly that “no hookups” rule isn’t so easy to follow.

Keeping secrets on a tour bus isn’t easy either, and it’s only a matter of time before the band catches on. When everything hits the fan, Jude has to choose: a second chance at the career he’s always regretted leaving, or a shot at the man of his dreams?


What He Left Behind

What He Left Behind
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781619230712
  • Release: 2015-08-18
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Can you ever have a second first time?

Josh Carver thinks it’s just another lunch with his best friend, Michael—until Michael confesses he just turned down a date with his hot veterinarian crush. It seems Michael’s abusive ex left him more scarred than Josh realized.

Josh and his husband, Ian, have done their best to help Michael leave his horrific past behind, but even Josh is stunned when Ian suggests that Josh help Michael with his fear of physical intimacy. After all, it isn’t like it would be the first time—Josh and Michael were once each other’s firsts.

A hesitant first kiss, and Josh and Michael’s natural attraction eases the way. But with Michael still balking at the prospect of sex with someone new, Ian steps into the breach.

Everything is fine and dandy until emotions become so entangled, their friendship—and a marriage—could be at risk.

Warning: Contains three guys who will do anything for each other, a hot tub that’s always the right temperature, and a cat with an attitude problem.


Unconditional Surrender

Unconditional Surrender
  • Stars
  • Number: B00MQIJXRU
  • Release: Out of Distribution
  • Authors: EM Lynley, Brit Blaise, L.A. Witt, Lucy Felthouse, Sasha Devlin, Cassandra Carr, Kerry Adrienne, Lia Davis, Keira Andrews, Rhi Etzweiler, Annabeth Albert, Amelia C. Gormley
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Cat Grant Books
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There's nothing like a man in uniform, and thirteen of today's hottest gay romance authors are celebrating military heroes and the men brave enough to love them.

Kerry Adrienne – Cruise Control, Annabeth Albert – Resilient Heart, Keira Andrews – Arctic Fire, Brit Blaise – Storm Out, Cassandra Carr – Civilian Master, Lia Davis – His Guarded Heart, Sasha Devlin – Hometown Hero, Rhi Etzweiler – Blood & Peyote, Lucy Felthouse – Desert Heat, Amelia C. Gormley – The Houseboy: Initiation, Cat Grant – The Only One Who Cares, EM Lynley – Irresistible Forces, L.A. Witt – Flight Risk


Campus Cravings: Higher Learning

Campus Cravings: Higher Learning
  • Stars
  • Number: B00MZ9GDHS
  • Release: 2014-08-25
  • Authors: KyAnn Waters, Sara York, Dalton Diaz, L.A. Witt, Bianca Sommerland, Cassandra Carr, Mia Downing, Annabeth Albert, Whitley Gray
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: C-Squared Publishing
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Follow the adventures of hot college guys in these nine interrelated stories. Some are a little sweeter, and some will melt the ice around the famous Millspoon Fountain. But no matter the heat level, these guys find love in all the right--and sometimes unexpected--places.

Private Lessons by Kyann Waters

The Dust Of Everyday Life by Sara York

The Eloquent Jock by Cassandra Carr

Switching Leads by Mia Downing

Solid Education by Bianca Sommerland

Did Somebody Order A Pizza? by L.A. Witt

Winning Bracket by Annabeth Albert

Artistic Endeavor by Whitley Gray

Lesson Learned by Dalton Diaz


Where Nerves End - Tucker Springs Book 1

Where Nerves End
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781626491670
  • Release: 2014-06-21
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Jason Davis can handle a breakup. And an overwhelming mortgage. And a struggling business. And the excruciating pain that keeps him up at night thanks to a shoulder injury. But all of it at once? Not so much. When his shoulder finally pushes him to a breaking point, Jason takes a friend’s advice and gives acupuncture a try.

Acupuncturist Michael Whitman is a single dad struggling to make ends meet. When a mutual friend refers Jason as a patient, and Jason suggests a roommate arrangement to alleviate their respective financial strains, Michael jumps at the opportunity.

But Jason soon finds himself regretting it—he’s too damn attracted to Michael, and living with him is harder than he thought it’d be. In fact, the temptation to act on his feelings would almost be too much if not for the fact that Michael is straight. Or at least, that’s what their mutual friend claims.

(Note: This is a revised second edition, with minor additions, of the first edition originally published elsewhere.)


General Misconduct - Conduct Unbecoming, #2

General Misconduct
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781619220409
  • Release: 2014-07-22
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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A chance encounter, a chance at love…and one heartbreaking choice.

A Conduct Unbecoming Sequel

Ensign Aiden Lange is taking a hike—and it’s not for the pleasure of seeing Okinawa’s Hiji Falls. It’s in the hope that claiming he took a fall on the rocks will cover up the fact he was beaten up in a gay bar. Not a place a Naval Academy grad wants to get caught if he’s serious about his career.

At the end of the trail, a surprise comes with the scenery. A gorgeous young guy in swim trunks.

Connor didn’t come up to the falls to find a man, but he’s instantly intrigued by the ensign with the bandaged eyebrow. A hike turns into dinner, and before he knows it, he’s up to his heart in love with the gentle, infinitely patient Aiden.

It’s a small world, though, and an even smaller island. It’s only a matter of time before they’re caught by a man who’s more than just Connor’s overprotective father. He’s also Aiden’s high-ranking boss. Someone with the power to force Aiden to choose—Connor, or his naval career.

Warning: Contains two adorable guys who don’t give a damn that the deck’s stacked against them, plenty of sex on the beach, and the hottest application of sunscreen you’ve ever read.


No Distance Left to Run - The Distance Between Us, Book 4

No Distance Left to Run
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9781619222144
  • Release: 2014-05-13
  • Authors: Aleksandr Voinov, L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Back from the dead...and back to square one.

The Distance Between Us, Book 4

The night before Chris and his best friend Joshua were sent thousands of miles apart on their respective Mormon missions, they finally gave in to their mutual desire. Left trying to make sense of what happened, Chris’s already shaky faith crumbled altogether a year later, when Joshua suddenly died.

Inconsolable, ostracized by his family and the only community he’d ever known, Chris found his way on his own. Now he’s going to school and loves his job as a bartender at Wilde’s. Years after Joshua’s death, he’s finally moving on.

Then a familiar face rocks his world. Joshua isn’t dead. He’s back in Seattle to make peace with his dying father, with a new name, a new accent…and old feelings for Chris that are alive and well.

Forgiveness doesn’t come easy for anyone, but just as Chris is accepting that the man he loves isn’t going to run away this time, their families threaten to pull them apart all over again…

Warning: Contains two lost boys who need to make up for a hell of a lot of lost time. There’s also a military uniform, a tuxedo, and a knife. In the same scene. And yes, it’s that kind of scene.


Noble Metals - Book 1

Noble Metals
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781626491441
  • Release: 2014-07-14
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * SF: Steampunk
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Ever since Robert Belton gambled away the money to stake his claim in the Klondike gold fields, he’s been stranded in Seattle working as a prostitute. When an attractive customer needs help hauling provisions to the frozen north, Robert eagerly volunteers.

Dr. John Fauth is only searching for one thing, and it isn’t gold. He needs platinum for the prototypes of his revolutionary inventions, and if he doesn’t find it in the Klondike, his university career—and his research—is over.

Getting to the Klondike is a grueling, dangerous journey, and just hours after leaving Seattle, John and Robert find themselves in over their heads. John is carrying an invaluable device that his competitors will do anything to get their hands on. And as the cold nights and mutual desire pull John and Robert closer together, they discover that they have much more to lose than gold or platinum.

(Publisher's Note: This book was previously published by a different press; it has since been edited extensively and expanded by over 10,000 words.)


Hostile Ground

Hostile Ground
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781626491250
  • Release: 2014-05-12
  • Authors: Aleksandr Voinov, L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Enemy territory is a dangerous place to fall in love.

After the deaths of three undercover cops investigating a drug ring in a seedy strip club in Seattle, Detective Mahir Hussain has been sent to finish the job. He joins the club’s security team in the hopes of finding enough evidence to bust the operation before the men in charge find a reason to put him in a shallow grave.

To protect the strippers, only gay men can work the club. Ridley, the cold and intimidating head of security, knows exactly how to test potential new hires—including Mahir. From the minute they meet, Mahir and Ridley engage in a dangerous dance of sex and mind games. Mahir needs to find his evidence before Ridley figures out he’s a cop—and before they both grow too close to betray one another.

As the game goes on, Mahir burrows deeper into the operation, where he learns there’s much more happening than meets the eye . . . and why every cop who made it this far has been silenced with a bullet.


If It Drives

If It Drives
  • Stars
  • Number: 978-1626491090
  • Release: 2014-02-05
  • Authors: Aleksandr Voinov, L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * SPICY: BDSM
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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If it flies, drives, or fornicates, it's cheaper to rent it.

After driving James Harcourt, his wealthy banker boss, around for a year and a half, Cal isn’t surprised by much anymore. Not even James’s regular trips to Market Garden, London’s most elite gay brothel.

But when James leaves the Garden alone one night and turns to Cal instead, Cal’s floored. After crushing on his boss for ages, it’s his wet dream come true . . . until the awkward morning after. Cal still has a job to do, but he wants to offer more. Yet James doesn’t take him up on it; he keeps Cal at arm’s length and continues his chauffeured jaunts to Market Garden.

As Cal learns what James needs from the rentboys, he tries to fill that need himself. But there’s more to James’s penchant for rentboys than Cal realises, and it may be one role that Cal can’t fill without overstepping his duty.


The Only One Who Matters - The Only One, Book 2

The Only One Who Matters
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781619220508
  • Release: 2014-03-18
  • Authors: Cat Grant, L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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No man—and no heart—left behind.

Months after a bullet ended his SEAL career, Senior Chief David Flint doesn’t know which is worse: struggling to adjust to life as a civilian, or watching his lover, Lieutenant Commander Josh Walker, leave for one deployment after another.

Missing the career he loved—and knowing all too well the danger Josh faces—doesn’t help. And as Josh walks out the door for another assignment, David can feel their relationship cracking under the strain.

With so little time between assignments, Josh has no idea how to fix things with David. One thing he’s sure of, though…if they don’t find a way to resolve the rising tension between them, there’s a storm coming they might not be able to weather. But he plans to give it his best shot—when he gets home.

Assuming he makes it home alive…

Warning: Contains plenty of smoking-hot sex between two dudes who just wanted to be SEALs, not deal with all this romance crap. They went and fell in love anyway, and now have to figure out how to make it work while saving the world and teaching their puppy not to beg.


The Only One Who Knows

The Only One Who Knows
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781619219250
  • Release: 2014-01-07
  • Authors: Cat Grant, L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.

When Navy SEAL training pushed Lieutenant Josh Walker to his limit, Chief David Flint’s stern heart-to-heart—more like boot-to-ass—helped Josh realize his potential. When the holidays found them alone together and sharing a mutual attraction, they couldn’t help breaking a few regulations. And nearly breaking some furniture in the process.

Years after their short-lived fling, Senior Chief Flint returns to SEAL duty and finds himself under the command of the man he’s never been able to forget: Lieutenant Commander Walker. And Josh hasn’t forgotten David, either. Rules be damned, they can’t keep their hands off each other.

Despite their discretion, another SEAL catches on and threatens to expose their relationship, forcing Josh to bend to a blackmailer’s demands to avoid strife within the team just before a dangerous mission. David is the last man he can confide in…and the first to pick up on Josh’s tightly screwed-down stress.

When a life-or-death decision calls Josh’s leadership into question, coming clean could cost him what he values most. His coveted trident…and the man he loves.

WARNING: Contains a pair of Navy SEALs who don’t like playing by the rules, scorching-hot sex between two Alphas who like to be in charge, cursing as only Navy men can curse, lots of camouflage and badassery in the wilds of North Korea, and enough emotion to sink a battleship.


Meet Me in the Middle - Wilde's #4

Meet Me in the Middle
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781619216570
  • Release: 2013-08-20
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Fool me three times…

Dale Ramsey is looking forward to his twenty-year high school reunion except for one small problem. Adam O’Connor, his old friend—and old flame.

Twice before, Adam has disappeared from Dale’s life. Once after a graduation night fling, and again after a hot reunion years later. When Adam resurfaces this time, single and on the verge of retiring from the Navy, Dale wonders if he’ll want to mend fences…and maybe tear up some sheets.

The spark between them is alive and well, but Dale resists. After all, Adam only seems to come around when his life is in flux, and Dale is through being a placeholder until something better comes along. He wants his friend back, but not if he’ll be deserted a third time.

Inevitably, though, their attempts to rekindle their friendship wind up igniting something much hotter, and stirring up emotions too strong to ignore. Making Dale wonder if he should put his heart on the line…or if this time he should be the one to walk away.

Warning: Let’s face it, Dale’s been sitting quietly (well, kind of) on the sidelines since The Distance Between Us, and he waited patiently through The Closer You Get. Dude is seriously ready for some scorching-hot action, so keep a fire extinguisher and some ice handy. These boys are gonna need it…


The United & the Divided - Tooth and Claw 3

The United & the Divided
  • Number: 9781619218086
  • Release: 2013-10-15
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * SPICY: Multiple Partners
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Where do you run when there’s nowhere left to go?

Tooth & Claw, Book 3

Levi, Darius and Ian are on the run, but Levi’s wolf clan is the least of their problems. Levi’s now part vampire. Darius, a vampire for the last half century, is now part wolf. They have to feed on blood, but a bite will turn a human to a wolf.

They’re left with only one option: find a group of wolves to live amongst…which is a challenge when the wolves want them dead.

Finally, on a remote island off the coast of Alaska, they find a small community willing to let them stay, at least for the time being. The decision isn’t unanimous, though. Some are willing to destroy their own village to see them gone, and only at great risk do the three convince the townsfolk to lay down their Molotov cocktails.

Yet just as the trio begins to trust they’ve at last found peace, one of the clan Elders learns that the island wolves are harboring them. And he’s going to make sure Levi, Darius and Ian fry under the deadly Alaskan sun.

Warning: Contains a vampire and two vampire-wolves who are seriously over all this running around stuff. Also lots of bullets and fur flying, but you’d better believe the boys still find time to burn up the sheets.


Wireless

Wireless
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781623001605
  • Release: 2013-07-29
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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Skin to skin contact is illegal. Sex? A felony. Insulated suits and gloves keep people from even the most platonic touches. Citizens line up in droves at simhouses for their rationed, prescribed orgasms in virtual reality machines.

Keith Borden has worked in a simhouse for years, and he's never been tempted to break the strict no-contact laws...until Aiden Maxwell comes along. The attractive and dangerously flirtatious patient invites him into the seedy underground where people engage in real, wireless sex. Though Keith stands to lose his career and his freedom, he's curious and Aiden is irresistible.

From the moment he sets foot in the wireless lounge, Keith is in a world of flesh and fantasy. He's hooked. On the sex, on the atmosphere, and most of all, on Aiden.

Years of keeping everyone in his world at arm's length have left Keith craving a human touch, and Aiden offers all the contact--scorching sex, gentle affection, and everything in between--Keith can handle. That is, until an unexpected act of betrayal throws Keith's world into chaos, and he finds himself more alone than he ever imagined possible...


Conduct Unbecoming

Conduct Unbecoming
  • Number: 9781619211605
  • Release: 2012-10-23
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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As long as no one asks and they don’t tell…

First class petty officer Eric Randall is less than thrilled about taking orders to Okinawa. Three long, lonely years on a crappy island that’s thousands of miles from his daughter? Oh. Yeah. Sign him up. But as long as he’s stuck here, he might as well make the best of it, so he discreetly checks out the local gay scene.

Shane nearly drops his drink when the gorgeous, cocky-looking guy strolls into Palace Habu. He buys him a drink, and before long, they’re making out in a booth. Eric is a straight-to-the-point kind of guy and doesn’t want to play games. Since Eric’s idea of not playing games is getting the hell out of there and going back to one of their apartments, Shane is more than happy to go along with it.

What starts as a scorching-hot one-night stand leaves both of them wanting more…until Eric finds out Shane doesn’t just outrank him, he’s an officer. DADT may be repealed, but an officer getting involved with an enlisted man falls under conduct unbecoming.

Still, they can’t resist their mutual desire. There’s no reason anyone has to find out. But secrets have a way of outing themselves.

Warning: Contains two military boys who keep forgetting they’re not supposed to be together. Probably because they never have their uniforms on for any length of time…


The Healing & the Dying - Tooth & Claw, Book 2

The Healing & the Dying
  • Number: 9781619211209
  • Release: 2012-07-17
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Doing the right thing could destroy everything…

Levi, Ian, and Darius escaped death-by-wolf-pack by the skin of their teeth, but they’re not out of the woods. The wolves are relentless. Help from humans? Not likely. Their only hope is a vampire commune in remote western Canada—if they make it in one piece. Even then, there’s no guarantee they’ll be offered sanctuary.

First challenge is to get there. Sunlight is deadly. Money is dwindling. Police and wolves alike are on the hunt.

Worse, Levi hasn't recovered physically or emotionally from the accident that broke several of his bones and killed his best friend. He desperately wants Ian or Darius to turn him, which would heal his wounds, speed their escape, and sever his last tie to the wolves that made his life hell.

Yet Darius hesitates, caught between his desire to help his lover, and fear that once this is all over, Levi and Ian will have no use—or desire—to keep him in the picture. And that’s assuming they all make it to the end of this alive…

Warning: Contains two vampires and a werewolf who would really like to just sit down somewhere and lick their wounds, but are too damned busy stealing cars, avoiding sunlight, eluding police, arguing, jumping off roofs, and plotting new and innovative ways to weasel past customs. Oh, and plenty of scorching hot sex between three very, very dirty boys.


Where There's Smoke

Where There's Smoke
  • Number: 9781611187380
  • Release: 2012-02-20
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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Anthony Hunter wonders what the hell he’s gotten himself into when he agrees to manage an unproven candidate’s campaign for governor of California. As soon as he meets the gorgeous, charismatic—and married—politician, attraction gives Anthony’s rock-solid professionalism a run for its money, and Anthony knows he’s in way over his head.

Jesse Cameron doesn’t like the idea of putting himself out there as a happily married, wholesome candidate, but his retired senator uncle insists it’ll give him an edge over a challenging rival. The only problem is that Jesse’s marriage is over, existing only to maintain his heterosexual façade. Oh, and there’s that minor detail about his undeniable attraction to his smoking hot campaign manager. Or the fact that the attraction is very, very mutual.

Before long, temptation explodes into a sizzling, secret relationship, but under the microscope of the media and the relentless scrutiny of the voting public, Anthony and Jesse can only keep their secret for so long. And this is one scandal a campaign won’t survive...

Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual situations, graphic language, and material that some readers may find objectionable: male/male sexual practices.


The Given & The Taken - Tooth & Claw, Book 1

The Given & The Taken
  • Number: 9781609286828
  • Release: 2012-01-03
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * SPICY: Multiple Partners
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Love's compass is never wrong-even when it points in two different directions.

After pleading his case to his wolf clan's Elders, Levi is granted the right to bond with Ian, his male human lover, on one condition: they must spend one year apart. Then Levi must use only their spiritual connection to find Ian, or the deal is off.

Tracking down his lover is easy, but Levi isn't prepared for the changed man he finds.

The agony of separation was too much for Ian. In a moment of weakness, he reached out-to a vampire. Now he's a vampire himself, and Levi's devastation-and rejection-is like a stake to his heart. But it's nothing compared to the fury of the clan that wants Ian brought to justice for desecrating their most sacred ritual.

Afraid for Ian's safety, Levi puts the pain aside and races to get to Ian first, but he faces unexpected competition: Darius, Ian's maker. When they come together, all hell breaks loose, Ian is on the run.and the only way Levi and Darius can save the man they love is work together.

If they don't kill each other first.

Warning: Contains two vampires and a werewolf who really, really, really want to hate each other. Except when they want each other. And have violent, sweaty, angry sex with each other. But they still hate each other. Mostly.


The Closer You Get - Sequel to The Distance Between Us

The Closer You Get
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781609285524
  • Release: 2011-11-15
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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The virgin isn’t the only one with something to lose...

Self-described manwhore Kieran Frost is loving the single life. Two years after moving to Seattle, he still has his friends with benefits, Rhett and Ethan, plus a never-ending supply of gorgeous, available men wandering through the bar where he works. A relationship? Spare him the drama and heartbreak. He’s got no complaints about his unattached lifestyle.

When Rhett’s daughter introduces him to newly-out-of-the-closet Alex Corbin, Kieran’s interest perks up. After all, the quiet ones are always the freaks in bed. But Alex isn’t just shy and reserved. He’s a virgin in every sense of the word, having never even kissed anyone else.

Kieran is no one’s teacher, and his first instinct is to run like hell in the other direction. But his conscience won’t let him throw the naïve kid to the wolves for someone else to take advantage of. The plan is to introduce Alex to his own sexuality, pull him out of his shell, then go their separate ways.

It’s the perfect, foolproof plan…assuming no one falls in love.

 

Warning: This sequel to The Distance Between Us contains a curious virgin, a shameless slut, a trip to a sex shop, and one stubborn heart. Oh, and a dildo.


A Chip in His Shoulder

A Chip in His Shoulder
  • Number: B0063W7GP6
  • Release: 2011-11-04
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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“Contract killer” is a fitting job for a vampire, and it suits Liam just fine. Cast down from the wealth and status of the Sky for taking a human lover, Liam lurks in the poor and pollution-choked Gutter, killing to survive. Between his natural strengths and his Cybernetix mods, no mark has ever escaped him.

Liam’s ex-lover Daniel is the heir to Cybernetix—and its greatest threat. Horrified by people less man than machine and the exploitation of Gutter factory workers, he’d rather destroy Cybernetix than inherit it . . . if his father doesn’t destroy him first.

Years of anger and a heap of mods have kept Daniel and Liam apart. When Liam is hired to slaughter a man in his glass Sky tower, he walks right into a Daniel-shaped trap. Daniel’s father has betrayed them both, and only by working together can Daniel and Liam survive the coming day. They have no reason to trust each other, but as the dawn looms, a bargain that began with the simple urge to live soon reminds them of the love they once shared. Can they find each other again, or will the Cybernetix assassins find them first? 78 pages


With the Band

With the Band
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 978-1-60737-978-2
  • Release: 2011-03-22
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC
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Hard rock band Schadenfreude is finally on the verge of the success that’s eluded them for the last several years. With Aaron McClure as their new lead singer, nothing’s going to stop them…except maybe a steamy, secret relationship between Aaron and bassist Bastian Koehler. Aaron knows all too well what can happen when band members get involved with each other. After all, his last band was a casualty of his last relationship, and Schadenfreude forbids band members from dating for that very reason. But Bastian is too hot to resist, and besides, it’s just sex, so what’s the harm?

Bastian has just gotten out of a long relationship with his volatile ex-fiancée when Aaron catches his eye. The sexy singer is irresistible, and in spite of the potential for strife within the band if this comes out, Bastian can’t help himself.

Their passion in the bedroom is rivaled only by their ambition as musicians, though, and pretty soon, it's going to tear them, and Schadenfreude apart, if they can't get back to playing with the band.

Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable: Male/male sexual practices. 


Rain

Rain
  • Number:
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: L.A. Witt
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
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Brandon Stewart and Dustin Walker started dating two years ago after meeting in the local bar over a game of pool. Dustin has struggled to come out to his homophobic family and come clean about his relationship with Brandon, and now they’re planning to get married. Now, in a bid to fix broken ties, Dustin's brother Tristan is trying to reconnect with him, which makes Brandon wonder if he, too, can mend fences with his own estranged brother. But is sixteen years of silence long enough for old wounds to heal?

Genre: Contemporary
Length: Novella