Thursday, 4 December 2008

Free Reads

I’m doing a bit of pimping. However, it involves no purchasing on your part. Yup, good old free reads are coming to Freya’s Bower and Wild Child Publishing as Christmas presents from us and the authors to you, the readers. They should be up on the sites very soon, so, enjoy your free reads!

Animal Control Officer Rebecah Pearsall hates working the night shift, especially in the run-up to Christmas. With a full moon rising over Seattle, even more crazy people than usual roaming the streets, and an on-off romance with her boss to contend with, Rebecah just doesn’t need any more complications.

But an encounter behind the local pizzeria with the strangest dog she’s ever seen brings Gabe into her life, and he’s not your run-of-the-mill, black-leather-clad hottie. The question is, what does he want with Rebecah?

What connects an Animal Control Officer, a hound with bright red ears, and an elf dressed in black leathers? Rebecah Pearsall is about to find out, and it has nothing to do with Santa’s workshop.

This Christmas, Rebecah has to make a choice that shouldn’t even exist. Trouble is, it could be the most important decision of her life.

All Evelyn Kent wanted was the perfect Christmas tree. All Arjun wanted was someone who could love him, despite his true identity. Together, this Christmas will be one they’ll never forget.

It’s Christmas in the Scottish Highlands, but Andy, an employee of the Glenmuir Estate, is feeling far from festive. What is the connection between him and Nicky Glennister, the young laird of Glenmuir, and what of the strange creature that legend says roams the land?

Winter Solstice marks the longest night of the year, a time for honoring many different holiday traditions. For vampires, observing the day when the sun shines the least is a sacred event.

Merideth’s girlfriend Erin has invited her to honor this occasion at her apartment. Sneaking away from her duties at Clan Gladius, Merideth finds a warm and passionate embrace awaiting her to distract her from her woes. But with so much on their minds, how will Erin and Merideth spend their longest night together?

Somewhere in Asia, God help him if he ever tried to go back there again, Jonathan Daily had found the love of his life. Afraid that taking his beautiful lover home to England might not be such a good thing for him, Jonathan accepted a position as a teacher in the school attached to the British Embassy in Beijing. They've settled in. Life is good, but with Christmas coming they might find the only thing worse than mortal in-laws could be elemental in-laws that can never really approve….

For the past few years, Bill has struggled with the loss of his life partner, Kevin, and his attraction to Kevin's twin, Trevor. Is it Trevor he really wants, or does he just want his life back? Two days before Christmas, when Trevor appears at his door, he knows it's time to finally decide if he can live again.

It may just be the worst Christmas vacation spot he’s ever seen, but a tiny cabin right at the edge of the Catskills is going to change Ryan’s life forever.

He and his partner Devon—tied down by work and family commitments—have just a few short days to themselves, but it seems Devon’s got something on his mind. Can Ryan thaw out enough to find out what, or is it going to be a winter of discontent?

Sometimes all it takes to bring two people together is a cat and some Christmas cheer.

Winter Solstice marks the longest night of the year, a time for honoring many different holiday traditions. For vampires, observing the day when the sun shines the least is a sacred event.

Finding Jesse, Amanda's lover and Sire, the right gift for the Winter Solstice brings her great frustration this holiday season. A treasured memory provides the ideal solution to her predicament. Despite all that has changed in her life, can she uncover a way to show him how much she cares?

Cassie is trapped in an abusive marriage with her young son, Damien. Cassie realises she’s had enough. She walks out and finds herself in the local park, where she meets a man struggling to come to terms with something in his own life.

But where did the demon come from? And how did the summoner make it appear? Cassie must determine whether she believes an incredulous tale and if she can up sticks and move abroad.

Upon arrival in France with her new man, Zeb, and her son, Damien, Cassie encounters the bizarre employees in Castle Karbidon and wonders if she’s stumbled onto Narnia. When she agrees to attending a party, nothing prepares her for what she is about to endure. The ballroom morphs into a forest glade, and a frightening guest arrives. But is Damien safe with the sitter?


Faith said...

Wow! Lots of 'em to choose from!

Lisa Griffin said...

Wow!! I can't wait to read these. Lots of very talented authors here!!:)
Thanks guys...

M.E Ellis said...

We've been busy! LOL


Anonymous said...

Wheee! I've had sneaky peeks at some of these, and they are awesome. Who says the Christmas spirit's dead? ;-)

Melissa W. said...

I look forward to reading these---what a collection to choose from! Happy Holidays to us! lol