Giveaway | December

Book Giveaway

We’ve reached the last giveaway of the year 🥳 Or you know, the last giveaway of the year on this blog. If you had any idea how many events I’ve signed up for in December where I will be giving away books… Keep an eye on social media if you want free books in December, people!

Visit the JMS Books advent calendar, there you’ll find a free book (recently published) every day starting today and running till the 24th.

M/M Euro Book Banter Group on Facebook, also an advent calendar with one author posting giveaways and games every day up until the 24th.

Talking RoMMance… with a British accent Group on Facebook, another advent calendar where one book will be given away every day up until the 24th.

Small but Mighty MM Romance Group on Facebook will have a holiday book drop on December 4th where authors will post games and giveaways.

Small but Mighty MM Romance Group again, on December 9th to 20th, there will be games and giveaways for one trope per day.

Those are the ones at the top of my head without having checked my journal, so… loads of giveaways 😆

What we have here is The Scent of Pine since it’s the only Christmas-related story Holly has so far and was the December book of last year. And we’ll be matching it with 24 Dates since it’s a favourite.

The Scent of Pine was written to celebrate Christmas Card Day. Rafael is on the run from a stalker ex and he thinks he’s safe until his neighbour, Ashton, starts getting creepy Christmas cards meant for Rafael.

24 Dates is about Jian and Victor, an established couple who’s hit a rough patch. Victor thinks divorce is on the horizon, but Jian is not willing to give up. He plans 24 dates from December 1st to December 24th to win Victor back. 

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the scent of pine

Ashton Cross was stupid enough to fall out a window while trying to catch a criminal. Now he’s on sick leave and has been for weeks, and has nothing to do but watch his neighbors go about their day. It’s driving him insane. When he gets a Christmas card not meant for him, he doesn’t think much of it, but then there is another and another, all with the same motif.

For two years, Rafael Vidal has been hiding from his ex. He almost believed he’d gotten away when his neighbor knocks on his door to hand over a stack of Christmas cards. One look at the writing, and Rafael suspects he has been found.

When Ashton understands the situation, he’s set on catching Rafael’s ex. He might not be ready to get back to active duty at the police station, but finally, he has something to do, and he doesn’t mind keeping Rafael close. Rafael is trying to distract himself by helping Ashton put up Christmas decorations, but will they be able to enjoy Christmas with his stalker ex lurking around the corner?

17,557 words

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When Victor Hill bought a house with his boyfriend, Jian Kouri it was a dream come true. But now, two years later, instead of living their happily ever after, they hardly see the other awake.

With Jian out the door before Victor gets up in the morning, and asleep on the couch nearly as soon as he walks in the door, the life Victor imagined couldn’t be further from reality. They don’t talk; they don’t touch, and Victor fears he and Jian have already drifted too far apart.

The holiday season is a time for hope, but when Victor comes home to find Jian with a plan to woo him for Christmas, is it too little, too late? The dates are great, and there are filled with Christmas fun to get Victor in the right spirit for the holiday, but are they enough for the two of them to fall in love again? Or is there just too much in their relationship that needs fixing?

38,008 words

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Giveaway | November

Book Giveaway

Time for the 11th giveaway of the year!

Last year, Holly published How to Soothe a Dragon in November to celebrate National Button Day. It’s a… I would call it a paranormal romance with dragon shifters, but the dragons are aliens, so I guess we’re meddling in sci-fi too.

I don’t have anything that’s a good match, but we’re throwing in Nine Stones since both stories have crazy neighbours. Nine Stones is a paranormal story about Felix who has a neighbour, Kirk. The problem is he keeps killing Kirk’s cat, but every time he runs over there to tell him of his crime, Kirk is gone. And then the dead cat is gone too. And Kirk looks like someone’s run him over with a car…when Felix has run his cat over with his car.

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Derek Herman is living a nightmare. Long before he was born, the planet was taken over by a mind-controlling alien race, and everyone is affected except for him. Derek does his best not to draw attention to himself, but it’s not going well.

Ocren Starburst is obsessed with his human neighbor. Every time he sees Derek, he wants nothing more than to grab him, hold him, and keep him forever. And four years of chasing him up the stairs in their apartment building has resulted in Derek refusing to even acknowledge his existence. That is, until Derek accuses Ocren of breaking into his apartment.

Derek found a button on his living room floor, the same kind of button Ocren wears on his police uniform. And while Ocren hasn’t broken in, he knows the button means someone has. Ocren’s race has kept their shape-shifting abilities secret for years, but now his other form wants out to slaughter everyone that dares to get too close to Derek. And staying in control proves hard when threats toward Derek increase.

Will they be able to keep Derek safe without Ocren losing control of his dragon self?

28,195 words

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Nine Stones

The only thing worse than having a hot neighbor you’re too intimidated to talk to is accidentally hitting his cat with your car.

Felix Lane was perfectly content to spend the rest of his days with Sunny, his canary life companion, in their quiet little corner of the suburbs. But then Kirk Shoo with his unusual eyes moved in across the street, and Felix’s carefully constructed life is starting to unravel.

When your every bad-boy fantasy lingers at the mailbox, stands too close and smells too damn good, what’s an under-appreciated administrative assistant to do? Besides sneak out the backdoor to go to work? But when Kirk’s cat runs out in front of Felix on his way home, he has no choice but to face the music and his dream man. Unless …

What starts as a tragic accident turns into something far more bizarre. And when Felix’s backyard begins to look like a pet cemetery, he has no choice but to come clean. That is, if he can manage to find his sexy neighbor at all.

24,139 words

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Giveaway | October

Book Giveaway

It’s giveaway time!!! 

Last year, Holly released Call Me Charles in October, which is a story that celebrates National Motorcycle Ride Day. It’s a contemporary story about Charles who is having a really bad day.

The most similar story I have to Call Me Charles is probably Crazy Joe. There are no motorcycles in it, but it’s a contemporary story about Jonas who doesn’t have the best of days either.

Both stories have past (in Charles’ case it’s both past and current) bullying, but both Charles and Jonas find their happily ever after in the end.

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Charles Bowman was having a bad day even before his friends showed up to kidnap him for his birthday. He lost his nametag, missed the bus, and was late for his shift in the sandwich shop, but that isn’t the worst. The worst is that he’s accidentally been poisoning Hubert, the owner of the candy shop across from the sandwich shop, with gluten despite Hubert ordering gluten-free sandwiches.

When Charles finds himself soaking wet on a deserted road in the chilling October night, the worst gets an entirely new meaning. But right as he’s about to give up, Hubert comes driving on his motorcycle. Being responsible for gluten poisoning aside, Charles has never been as glad to see his knight in black leather, but is going home with Hubert a good idea or will the worst get even worse?

15,071 words

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Crazy Joe

Abe Cooper is starting over. For fifteen years he’s lived the life that was expected of him, but not anymore. He’s packed up his things, bought himself a cabin in Northfield, and managed to secure a job at the local high school teaching gym and coaching the football team. But his new beginning didn’t include running into Crazy Joe on his first trip to the grocery store.

Jonas Raghnall has everything he needs—good friends and a job he loves. He’s worked hard to get over what happened sixteen years ago, but one run-in with his past and all the memories come flooding back. Seeing Abe Cooper, The Abe Cooper, sets everything out of balance.

Abe had pictured a fresh start with no ties to his past, but now that Jonas is there, he wants nothing more than to be close to the man who had butterflies filling his belly when he was in high school. Jonas doesn’t want to come face to face with his past, but if he sees Abe every day, it’s not really meeting up with your past, is it? It’s more like a date with your future.

17,001 words

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