In 1930’s Chicago, gangsters rule the streets. You’re either with them … or you’re dead.
Joey has just lost his brother, and goes to get flowers for the funeral. The florist pays the Outfit, so he’s safe to do business with. But when the Outfit wants to collect more money from this humble florist, Joey finds out that the florist is not as kind and gentle as he first seems.
The eyes are the mirror of the soul.
For the third time, Isaiah has been kicked in the ribs and realizes he needs help on his cattle farm. A traveling cowboy answers his ad. After an accident leaves Isaiah lame for a while, the cowboy becomes his healer, nursemaid, and lover.
If only Isaiah would let him.
It’s a race that the Earth-mover plans to win.
Jack Casement has two months to complete 1,800 miles of track to Promissory Summit and win $1,000. But he’s gone against his purpose in life: protecting the Earth. Lady Ishtar gives him those same two months to find an heir. He finds a lover instead.
Will this new man conquer Jack, and become his new heir?
Three stories of the Earth signs:
A young man goes to The Garden, a gay bar in St. Louis, and finds himself an angel who turns out to be a breaker of taboos.
A young man waits at a gay bar for the man of his dreams to walk in. He’s not disappointed. He’s even more shocked when he finds out that the man is his brother’s friend from college. A really good friend, it seemed. But within minutes of meeting each other, J.P. Miller’s life is changed forever — by the man who calls himself Scorpio.
A young doctor in Union-occupied New Orleans questions his affiliation with the Confederacy and his own passion for a dashing Union sergeant.
The local confederate doctor, David LaCroix was a member of the Confederacy in Union-occupied New Orleans. The only doctor that still makes house calls, he takes his Hippocratic Oath very seriously. But when a Union soldier with an injury comes to his home, he can’t turn him away — not only because of his Oath, but because he’s just the man he’s been looking for.
Two outcasts in 1930’s Kansas City meet and one becomes the man he’s meant to be.
Dan Gold has gone as far as his money can take him: Kansas City. He plans to make a new life for himself, away from his family. Instead he meets a farmer, known as a loner and a Rain-maker. This man helps Dan to realize what he’s really meant to be.
Three Stories of the Water Signs.
A lifetime resident of Rhode Island, Maxwell Thomas has been writing fiction for over 30 years, focusing on gay male fiction, such as romance, erotica, mystery, or urban fantasy.