Welcome to the hot steamy world of A.J. Marcus. Here is a sensual mind ready to carry you off to worlds both far and near. Follow cowboys as they find love in a blizzard, or superheroes as they fight to save the world and each other. Here is a place where fantasies are fulfilled and new ideas are opened up. There are mysteries to be solved, and hard bodies to be fondled. You never know where the stories will take you, but youíll always be happy to you took time to read.
With nothing to lose after getting booted from the Dallas Symphony, concert flutist Adrian Mylonas follows a friendís recommendation to take work as a satyr at Scarborough Renaissance Festival. While playing his pipes, Adrian spots a man unloading elephants. Ed Costa has lived his whole life running elephant rides at various festivals around Texas. He inherited the job from his father, and is teaching the family trade to his five-year-old son Eddy, who is the center of Edís life. He likes the life he leads, but he begins wondering if heís missing out because he doesnít have someone special to share it with.
The songs of the elephants and the colorful life of the faire capture Adrianís imagination, and as he gets to know Ed, the rugged man sets his heart free. He begins to think he could leave his careful and sophisticated life behind for new music, new habits, and new love.
Dale OíToole, aka Diederik, the Demon Knight of Denmark, takes his renaissance festivals seriously. He has been on the jousting circuit for five years and enjoys his gypsy lifestyle, traveling to fairs around the country. Itís fun and he has good friends.
Austin Renfro has worked in a pirate gift shop at the Colorado ren fair for several years but has a life outside the medieval fantasy world. When Austin spies Dale during the first joust of the season, he knows he must find a way to meet him, even if the jousters and royal cast donít normally associate with the working class.
Their first chance meeting causes more than a little embarrassment for both men, but they donít let that stop them. They try to let their budding love find its place while keeping it from becoming common knowledge. But when a particularly conservative knight catches them in flagrante, itís bound to cause problems. After all, jousts are dangerousÖ.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Whether it's a dog, cat, or something more exotic, the animals in this collection of romantic m/m stories serve as the catalyst for bringing lovers together. No matter how the encounter begins, by the end of each story, with a little help from their finned, furred, or feathered friends, our heroes have discovered some animal magnetism of their own.
A.J.Marcus story "An Eagle's Wings" tells the tale of a falconer who falls in love with a forest ranger and the eagle who shows them the way.
Conrad OíShea thinks heís experiencing past life regression when heís thrown into the body of the Mongol warrior living two thousand years ago. While riding with his lover, they battle Turks with disastrous results. Back in his own time, memories of the passion the two warriors shared drive Conrad to try againóand againóto find his soul mate and bring them together in the present.