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Stand-Alone Shorts and Novellas - Superpowered Love Shorts



The Verders

A Heart Wood Story

Cover by Amanda Pillar

The Verders is a prequel to Heart Wood, out in summer, 2024. It has a great deal of background about the world of the Heart Wood, but the romance is self-contained in this novella. Get a free copy when you join my newsletter here.


Alonza has been sole apprentice to the Head Verder, Jessica, for over a decade. She’s the strongest and most practiced lifecaster in the Heart Wood, and he hopes to take on her job when she retires someday.

Enter Demetrius, a bratty junior apprentice Jessica suddenly decides to bring on this spring. Everything is far too easy for Demetrius, and he’s insultingly handsome to boot. But Demetrius has a hidden side that tortures him…

And just might save the Heart Wood one day.


Open Season

A paranormal mlm shifter novella
Cover by Lex Valentine

Mason’s coyote-shifter family has been in the holler for less than two generations. They’ve tried to make their new territory their own while holding on to traditions older than the foundation of the USA. Their stories say coyotes have been hunted by humans since then--and even now, it’s always open season in West Virginia.

His parents were killed by a predator hunter ten years ago, and Mason’s first shift nearly ends the same way, despite all his delays for careful preparation and study. Owen, a geeky, adorable grad student, saves his life and helps him deepen his understanding of his new coyote-form. Mason’s senses are changing now he’s a shifter, and the smell of Owen delights and drives him wild.

Though he could stay with Owen and endlessly explore their newfound passion, Mason can’t deny his duty to his family; they need to update their traditions if they want to stay alive in the modern world. The problem will be getting the family to accept it.

Open Season was part of the VIRGIN SHIFTERS anthology, and is now available free to my FB Group members!



The Mistell

A contemporary mlm romance about gamers

Pete’s an Art History TA who loves MMORPGs, Pop Art, and getting screwed. Samir’s a shy MBA student in the same gaming guild. When a guild-mate makes an embarrassing sexual mistell—a message sent to everyone when it was meant for her lover alone—it cracks the two guys up… and gives them an excuse to get to know each other. Pete’s love life is complicated, and so’s Samir’s home life, but there’s definitely something between them they both want to explore. If they can communicate with a minimum of mistells, themselves.

The Mistell is a free, gay contemporary romance, produced as a thank you to everyone who’s joined my mailing list, Katey Hawthorne’s Somethingorothers. 




A paranormal wlw romance about magic shoes and modern elves

Frida Aelfling and her siblings run the family's business in the bustling metropolis of New Galdir. Aelfwear provides not only an overnight couture shoemaking service, but imbue their wares with elf-magic and personalized glamours. They work inexplicably faster than most elves, though, and that makes them a target for unscrupulous corporate types who want to dissect and exploit their work.

One such was Morgan van Regering. To add insult to injury, his bride-to-be, Angelique Constantin is coming to Aelfwear for shoes for their lavish society engagement party. At first, she and Frida clash, but then they find common cause. Frida employs her elf shoe magic in making couture the fastidious Van Regering will hate, all while Angie turns her efforts to annoying him in every other way possible.

It could end up being a lucrative business proposition for Angie and Frida--with some love in the bargain, if Frida can stow the paranoia.

Aelfwear is suitable for all ages, apart from the odd swear word here and there.



A paranormal mlm shifter novella

Dylan Woodhouse thought he'd be with his high school sweetheart forever--they had the dog, the house, the white picket fence, everything. And then one day, Eamon up and left him, and Dylan had no idea how to start again.

That is, until Eli Quan, a hottie tattoo artist and part time roadie walks up to him at a rock show one night and sweeps him off his feet. But Eli has a secret, one hinted at by the dragon tattoo on his arm, one he can't tell until the time is right. Eli knows they're meant to be together, but it's a lot for Dylan to take in.

Time to find out what a soul mate really is. Dragon style.



The Dangers of Fairy Compacts

A fantasy mlm romance

When Aeron heard the summons from the mortal realm, he couldn't resist. The voice, the one that had been echoing through his dreams since he was just a boy, the one everyone thought meant he was going mad just like his mother, was real. And it was mortal.

Aeron stepped through the tear in the worldfabric to meet his destiny. Instead, he found a shy young forest-priest with halting speech and a ridiculous smile--who claimed to know absolutely nothing about why his voice had been stuck in Aeron's head for decades. Not to mention why they both have the strange feeling they've been bound, somehow, for a very long time.

Fairy Compacts is the story of two men, one fae, one mortal, who share a terrible history of which neither is aware. Whether or not their budding affection for one another can overcome the shock of finding out the truth, only time will tell. But this is for certain: one should never make fairy compacts.


For the rest of Aeron and Tam's story, check out the Fairy Compacts Trilogy.

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Wonder what happened to your fave heroes from the Superpowered Love series? Look no further!


1.1. Jealousy: A Love Story

When the latest addition to the Falls State soccer team starts eying Hansen, Sam's frustrated beyond belief -- and sanity. He tries his best to hide it, but there's only so much a guy can do. God help him if Hansen finds out about his jealousy.



1.2. Best Gift Ever

Sam and Hansen have the lake house to themselves for the holidays and they're making the most of it. It'd be perfect -- if Sam didn't know Hansen has way more on his mind than he's willing to discuss. As in serious life choices.

All he can do is hold on tight and hope their first Christmas together won't be their last.



2.1. Willoughby Spit

Takes place after Riot Boy, the week Re-Entry Burn begins.

Since the events of Riot Boy, Brady's been loving his quiet life in Pittsburgh with Etienne. He's also been writing songs for his band, Willoughby Spit--and people are starting to sit up and take notice. A golden tour opportunity could be right around the corner... if Brady can stop panicking. Rather, if Etienne can convince him to stop panicking.



3.1. Grá Mo Chroí

Takes place after Nobody's Hero

St. Patrick's Day used to be all about the Party for Kellan and Jamie Monday. A bottle of Powers; a case of Guinness; random relatives and friends dropping in in taxis to do shots and listen to Kelly's beloved Paddy Rock all night long. The clean-up would take days, but it was all worth it for their favorite holiday of the year.

Then along came the babies. Rory and Shea are the apple of their dads' eyes, the center of their world... but not really party-friendly. Jamie and Kelly haven't had a night out in six months, though, so Jamie's mother offers to take the teething twins for St. Pat's. 

Except she turns up sick on the day of, and it looks like the idea of a super-dad date isn't in the cards after all. Not unless one of them finds a way, anyhow...



4.1. Caped Crusader

Takes place after Losing Better and before Under Siege

One year after Losing Better, Andrew and Gabriel are throwing a Halloween party on their dock. They've even got the perfect costumes: Dracula and Jonathan Harker, the couple that should've been. 

Alas that evil never sleeps, and they have to do their superhero job regardless of how many guests are at their house bobbing for apples.


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