Staff Sargent Elijah Jackson joined the Air Force hoping for refuge from the mess that is his life. For almost ten years he enjoyed new life, success, and love, in spite of the closet he was forced to hide in by the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell military policy. One day it all comes crashing down around him.
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Life has a way of turning your world upside down. Just when you think you’re away from the eye of the storm you find you were never really the central target but instead, the aftermath of the physical and emotional destruction.
What do you do when you find yourself stuck:
East of the Rock…
As Phoenix, Teddy is the reigning Queen of Drag Star, bringing the spark that sets the competition ablaze. However, Teddy’s tired of hiding behind his drag corsets. He’s ready to live his truth and build a committed relationship like his parents and best friends have. Revealing his secret could make it all happen or destroy everything he’s worked so hard for.
West of the Hard Place…
How do you maintain love in the light after a lifetime in the dark?
40-year-old widow Armando Cruz had spent his entire life in the closet. He’d married his best friend and confidante Marta right out of high school. Every year, Marta sends him on a gay men’s luxury cruise. Ten days living vicariously through men who enjoy what he will never have – the freedom to be who he really is.
Why must Fate insist on having the last word?
Spoiled rich kid, Riko Walker, has spent the last summer roaming the New England coast, working hard to maintain the rudderless image his father believes. Riko doesn’t need his father or anybody else. Until a beating leaves him broken and alone in the middle of nowhere.
Braxton Harper’s inner voice screams “don’t get involved!” when he finds a bloodied and beaten young man in a heap on the roadside. He’s gotten good at ignoring that voice, though, and loads the stranger into his truck, promising him a place to rest and heal.
Bad news always comes in threes.
Who would think the mailman could ruin a perfect day? Certainly not chef Granger Braden, who’s about to start his dream career with the renowned La Patisserie Bakery in Paris. Until he opens one of his beloved Aunt Maggie’s signature pink envelopes and reads her simple note: “I’m happy for your success, but I need you to come home now.”