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Okay, all. The world just keeps getting darker and more disturbing. So I’ve been hibernating lately. And with hibernation must come comfort reads.
Comfort food is also required. Here’s a comforting berry tart made by my husband:
Here are some of my m/m romance comfort reads and I want to hear from you what yours are.
Kaje Harper: Life Lessons series. A closeted cop and a teacher find each other and have to change their lives to let their relationship happen. Each comes with a child and so the whole parenting challenge is part of it. I normally don’t like to read about children in romance (because, duh, NOT romantic) but these children are realistic yet don’t overtake the narrative. We follow our guys through 4 novels and watch their relationship grow.
KJ Charles: Everything she’s written. Such a satisfying, near-perfect writer. My favorite of hers is Jackdaw, which is a side story in her Magpie series. It can be read as a stand-alone if you haven’t read the others. I think it’s the most intensely romantic of all her books, and when the village rises up to help our heroes… keyboard smash. Note that the Magpie series is historical/paranormal, but she also writes wonderful regular historicals. Her A Society of Gentleman series is another favorite of mine.
Sarah Black: Hardly anyone knows about Sarah Black, which is a shame. She’s a magnificent writer. I love her novel about ex-military guys: The General and the Horse-Lord. These men have loved each other for years but always on the downlow. When they both retire, things change. Older characters living real lives. I love how they help and support the kids, teens, and college-age characters in the story.
Eli Easton: Howl At The Moon series. I enjoy everything Eli writes but her Howl series of a town of dog shifters is so fun. It also has a sheriff and cops and a whole host of memorable townsfolk.
Charley Descoteaux: Buchanan House series. Charley always has unlikely, interesting characters and she’s now got a series set at an LGBT retreat house on the Oregon coast. I love this series!
What are your comfort reads? I would especially love to hear about less-known authors who should be added to my TBR list.
About CJane Elliott
After years of hearing characters chatting away in her head, CJane Elliott finally decided to put them on paper and hasn’t looked back since. A psychotherapist by training, CJane enjoys writing sexy, passionate stories that also explore the human psyche. CJane has traveled all over North America for work and her characters are travelers, too, traveling down into their own depths to find what they need to get to the happy ending.
CJane is an ardent supporter of LGBTQ equality and is particularly fond of coming out stories.
In her spare time, CJane can be found dancing, listening to music, or watching old movies. Her husband and son support her writing habit by staying out of the way when they see her hunched over, staring intensely at her laptop.
I have a number of paperbacks, most of which are signed, to giveaway. Over the between now (11 Mar 2017) and 31 Mar 2017, every comment on the blog (this post and all other new posts), will be entered to win 1 of these paperbacks. There are also some misc swag items, so there will be a few packs of these to give away as well.
Thank you so much for your support over the last 4 years. Prism will be closing its doors on 1 April 2017. All content will remain available, but no new content will appear after 31 Mar 2017. As such all request forms have been turned off. Again Thank you,
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