TM Smith on The Cellar, an Opposites novella ~ Guest Blog Rafflecopter Giveaway

Prism Book Alliance® would like to thank TM Smith for stopping by today. Please give them a warm welcome.


Title: The Cellar, an Opposites novella
Author: TM Smith
Publisher: *Not Listed
Cover Artist: Jay Aheer
Genre: Gay Fiction
Release Date: 07/15/2016


It’s time to learn the truth about what happened that day in The Cellar.

Taryn and Thanos are the formidable Ambassadors of House Orion. Taryn was born into power, bred from birth to lead the people of Greece along with his sister Theresa. Thanos was never a part of his mothers’ plan. The son of a fisherman was not a suitable match for the son of Greece as far as their mothers’ were concerned, but Taryn usually gets his way.

The Cellar is the story of how these two men met and fell in love, and what lengths Taryn went to, to ensure he kept his man. This novella also contains a more detailed accounting of what happened the night Raven and Tanis went for a walk on the beach, and the adult version of Mistletoe and Mayhem that was initially released as a free short through Goodreads.

The Cellar is much like the deleted scenes from your favorite movie. I’ve taken several scenes that were either cut short or removed from the book Appearances, and elaborated on them to create the short, sexy, and steamy novella.
©3 years TM Smith (P)2016 TM Smith

The purpose of the Novellas


The purpose of the Novellas

Hello all, and thanks to the lovely crew here at PBA for hosting me today. The Cellar is the 2nd novella in my SciFi series, Opposites. Set some 200 years into the future, Opposites is set within a world where gay and lesbian coupling is the norm. Opposite sex relationships are forbidden, and yet, where there is a will there is a way.

This novella centers around the fathers of House Orion, how they met and fell in love. The story changes focus between the present day (in the books world of course) to the past when Taryn and Thanos first met. Readers that have read the novels in the series (Opposites and Appearances) have been teased about the event that took place in ‘the cellar’ that was the catalyst, so to speak, for Taryn and Thanos.

I wrote the two novellas in the series to date for a couple of reasons. First off, when I wrote Opposites and Appearances, I didn’t want to write Fifty Shades of Gay. So any on page sex that didn’t either add to or advance the story was removed. Some of the scenes though, I thought should be explored fully. Secondly, the novels remain centrally focused on the three younger couples… Aiyan and Kaden, Aiya with Sawyer and Maeve, as well as Raven and Tanis. The novellas are a way for me to give more insight into the relationships of the parents, without weighing down the stories with so much content on so many different pairings.

I hope this helps anyone that is indecisive on starting the books or the audiobooks, in what order they should be read etcetera. While I always encourage reading any series in order, the novellas are delicious little snacks that can be read of listened to in order to wet your appetite for more. Also, I’ll go ahead and put this out their now, Greg Boudreaux is as we speak putting his amazing skills as a narrator to work on Opposites, so the first full length novel in the series should be out on Audiobook in late August, or early September. And while I’m working on the next book in the All Cocks series right now, once that is wrapped up, I’ll start working on the 3rd book in the Opposites series, Snapped.

Again, thank you so much to PBA for hosting me today, and thank you to everyone that stopped by to read the post. Be sure to enter the giveaway below for a chance at a giftcard or some e-books!



The Cellar, an Opposites novella on Goodreads
*Not Listed
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Amazon CA
All Romance eBooks

Rafflecopter Giveaway

a Rafflecopter giveaway

a Rafflecopter giveaway

About the Author


A military brat born and raised at Ft. Benning Georgia; TM Smith is an avid reader, reviewer and writer. A Texas transplant, she now calls DFW her home. Most days she can be found curled up with a good book, or ticking away on her next novel.

Smith is a single mom of three disturbingly outspoken and decidedly different kids, one of which is Autistic. Besides her writing, she is passionate about Autism advocacy and LGBT rights. Because, seriously people, Love is Love!



August 1st

TTC Books and More {Schedule & Links}

Morticia Knight {Spotlight & Q&A Part 1}


August 2nd

Happily Ever Chapter {Spotlight – Facebook only post}

Molly Lolly {Spotlight}


August 3rd

Tdc Book Reviews {Review & Q&A Part 2}

The Purple Rose Teahouse {Spotlight & Excerpt only}

Prism Book Alliance {Review & Guest Post}


August 4th

Open Skye Book Reviews {Review & Playlist}

Cathy Brockman Romance {Review & Q&A part 3}

Making it Happen {Review & Excerpt only}


August 5th

The O’Raven Chronicles {Spotlight only}


August 6th

Gay Media Reviews {Review}


August 7th

Bloggin With M Brennan {Review}



Farewell Giveaway
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,

This post may contain affiliate links.
Prism Book Alliance® assumes no liability for the ownership of photos or content used in guest posts and interviews.  The post author assumes all responsibility and liability for this content.

Leave a Reply