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Sleeping With the Enemy

I did a thing I swore I’d never do: I’ve put some of my eggs entirely in Amazon’s basket. For the next three months, you can read the Puddledown Mysteries trilogy with your Kindle Unlimited subscription.

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Set in small town England in the aftermath of WWII, this series of non-explicit cozy mysteries opens with The Dead Past, Runner Up in the 2014 Rainbow Awards for Best Gay Historical Romance.

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The Dead Past Puddledown Mysteries Book One

21 April 2014 | Novel | 50000 | Historical-MM

Hugo Wainwright has been denying his attraction to men his whole life. When he stumbles over a murdered body in the woods, the ensuing investigation throws him in with Tommy Granger, the police inspector’s prime suspect. Certain of Tommy’s innocence, Hugo vows to clear the name of the man he’s falling for, but Tommy has his own secrets; secrets with deadly consequences.

The Coward’s Way Puddledown Mysteries Book Two

11 August 2014 | Novella | 45000 | Historical-MM

Hugo Wainwright thought life in Puddledown had returned to normal, following the discovery of a murderer two months earlier. Then the Viscount’s daughter goes missing, and more than one person is keeping a close eye on Tommy Granger’s cabin in the woods. As the net closes, Hugo has a decision to make: will he be brave, or will he take the coward’s way out?

The Poison Pen Puddledown Mysteries, Book Three

05 April 2015 | Novella | 43000 | Historical-MM

There’s a crisis in Puddledown. Weeks before the wedding of Helena Fairfax and Walter Evans, a malicious poison pen writer is wreaking havoc. Closer to home, Hugo Wainwright has his own troubles–Tommy Granger’s family are visiting. When Hugo receives a malicious note, Tommy starts to panic. Can Hugo uncover the author, or will the veiled threats of an anonymous stranger drive him and Tommy apart?

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#WhyIWriteRomance, or Your Bitterness is Showing

romance heart love candle romanticI’m supposed to be working. But instead I’m infuriated because my Twitter feed is full of quotes from some SFF author who says romance is a shitty genre and *bless the little women who put so much effort into writing it* but our products are crap. I haven’t even looked who it is because honestly… another day, another Author-with-a-capital-A being condescending. I really couldn’t care less about them. Continue reading →

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Sub on Top Sceneflash

dom on the side coverBecause it’s been a while since I put my author hat on, but today I was writing for the first time in too long. 😀

Sub on Top, the sequel to Dom on the Side, is the second book from Ryan’s POV in the Blowing It series.

Here be a little snippet of what to expect. Continue reading →

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LGBT Bestseller THE SLAVE is Free!

Yes, you read that right. For the first time, the #1 bestseller The Slave is available for free across all domains. First runner up for the Bobby Michaels Award for Best Gay Erotic Romance in 2015’s Rainbow Awards, with almost 350 five-star reviews on Goodreads, the Free Men series is a firm favourite among readers who love dark erotic menages full of heart and angst.

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The Slave

Amazon*, iTunes, AllRomance, Barnes&NobleSmashwords

*For Amazon domains where The Slave is not yet free, mobi copies can be downloaded from AllRomance or Smashwords.


 Reviewers Love The Slave!

Joyfully Jay – Jay’s Best Books of 2014
I was hugely impressed with this story. Aaron gives us such incredible depth and complexity to these characters and it is all just perfectly unpacked throughout the book. I loved all three of these men together and I truly enjoyed seeing their relationship grow and develop. They are sweet and oh so sexy and I can not wait to see how their adventures continued.

Love Bytes – Cindy’s Best Books of 2014
Intriguing characters, a fascinating world for them to live in and a storyline that grabbed my heart and wouldn’t let me go pushed this story to the top of my favorites list and it’s one I will read more than once.

On Top Down Under – Kazza’s Best Books of 2014
Highly recommended for fantasy and ménage lovers.

Sinfully Sexy
Kate Aaron pulled me into this story effortlessly, the writing just flowed. It’s one of those books that captivated me from the very first page, and for me that was down to the incredibly gentle and caring voice of Tam, almost hypnotic in a sense that I was totally drawn in, not having the slightest inclination to look away.

The Blogger Girls
There are stories that just suck you right into their world, and this was definitely one of them. If you’re a fan of fantasy stories, slave or not, I definitely recommend you give this gem a try.

MM Book Escape
I can honestly say out of my thousands of books, I have never EVERRR encountered an ending so brilliantly and masterfully done. My stomach literally feels as though it is in my throat the last ¼ of the book. Kate Aaron you have just rocked my world.

Diverse Reader
If there’s one series you should fall into IT’S THIS ONE! It will blow your mind, have your heart pounding, and every fiber of your being vibrating. I loved every second of this amazing story! Every second!


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Easter Sale!

To celebrate the Easter weekend, all my Blowing It books are reduced through Monday 28th March. Get them now at Amazon and AllRomance!

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Blowing It — $0.99

Writing a YA bestseller was the worst thing to ever happen to Owen Barnes. Out and proud for years, he suddenly finds himself back in the closet. Building surveyor Magnus Cassidy is the first man to catch Owen’s interest in almost two years, and he’s not going to allow his agent to erase Magnus from is life. Can Owen find a way to reconcile his public and private lives, or has he already blown it?

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Balls Up — $2.99

Owen Barnes’s life is finally going the way he wants it, so when he finds a lump, he buries his head in the sand. He has a hundred excuses to delay the inevitable and hide one simple fact: he’s scared. Eventually, boyfriend Magnus drags him to the doctor, and the news isn’t good. Can Owen cope with the unexpected turn events have taken, or is his perfect life about to go balls up?

Amazon | AllRomance

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Dom on the Side — $2.99

When a one-night stand makes Ryan Jessop a casual offer to introduce him to BDSM, he discovers in Jim a skilled Dominant. Sameer Farouk is the right guy at the wrong time, and as far as Ryan can tell, not kinky. Torn between them, Ryan must decide if he’s prepared to gamble everything on one man, or if he’d be better off with a vanilla boyfriend and a Dom on the side.

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Flash Sale!

Today’s the day ladies all over the world get to pop the question to the men in their lives 😀 As I’m already married, I thought I’d celebrate this day of topsy-turvy lovin’ with a flash sale. For 29th February only, the following books are at least 40% off:

 Dom on the Side

Only $2.99 at Amazon | AllRomance

When a one-night stand makes Ryan Jessop a casual offer to introduce him to BDSM, he discovers in Jim a skilled Dominant. Sameer Farouk is the right guy at the wrong time, and as far as Ryan can tell, not kinky. Torn between them, Ryan must decide if he’s prepared to gamble everything on one man, or if he’d be better off with a vanilla boyfriend and a Dom on the side.

 


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The Slave

Only $2.99 at Amazon | AllRomance

Loving his master comes easily to Tam, having been a slave since he was twelve years old. His life is perfect, until the day he’s charged with purchasing his replacement. He wants to hate Kai for being his successor in their master’s bed. But it’s hard to hate a man who cries himself to sleep, flinches at the slightest touch, and blushes beautifully when he’s kissed.

 


 

dead past puddledown mysteries kate aaron gay mm romance cozy The Dead Past

Only $0.99 at Amazon | AllRomance

Puddledown, England, 1948. Hugo Wainwright has been denying his attraction to men his whole life. When he stumbles over a murdered body in the woods, the ensuing investigation throws him in with Tommy Granger, the police inspector’s prime suspect. Certain of Tommy’s innocence, Hugo vows to clear the name of the man he’s falling for, but Tommy has his own secrets; secrets with deadly consequences.

 

 

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Release Day: Dom on the Side

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When a one-night stand makes Ryan Jessop a casual offer to introduce him to BDSM, he discovers in Jim a skilled Dominant. Sameer Farouk is the right guy at the wrong time, and as far as Ryan can tell, not kinky. Torn between them, Ryan must decide if he’s prepared to gamble everything on one man, or if he’d be better off with a vanilla boyfriend and a Dom on the side.

Available from Amazon USA, Amazon UK, iTunes, AllRomanceEbooks, B&N, Smashwords.

Coming soon in paperback.

Note: Dom on the Side is a prequel to the Blowing It series and can be read as a standalone.


 Make sure you check out the awesome book trailer by the super-talented Meredith King!

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Rainbow Awards 2015

Rainbow Awards 2015

Well, the votes are in! It was an incredible night, with dozens of fantastic books getting awards. I’m thrilled to announce all three of my entries — Blowing It, Balls Up, and The Slave — were all finalists. BI and BU got two honourable mentions each, The Slave got three. Here’s how it went down in my categories: Continue reading →

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Blowing It is On #Sale

Yes, you heard that right. From Sunday 29th Nov through Tuesday 01st Dec, Blowing It will be available for the bargain price of $0.99 from Amazon and AllRomance. It’s a top-10 LGBT bestseller reviewers have called “hugely entertaining, wildly fun, and wickedly hot!” Grab your copy now!

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Owen Barnes never expected writing to make him rich, much less with a YA novel written for a bet. Being nominated for the Carnegie Medal, the most prestigious award a children’s author can win, is a dream come true. But Owen’s newfound fame comes at a price, and not just changing his surname to Black.

Gruff, gentle building surveyor Magnus Cassidy is the first man to catch Owen’s interest in almost two years. Owen’s agent, Max, might be trying to control his image, but Magnus sees the real Owen: the eyeliner, drainpipe jeans, and sexy underwear, not the Young Conservative in a tweed jacket Max is turning him into.

When a photo of Owen and Magnus appears online, just weeks before the Carnegie ceremony, Max starts damage limitation. Out and proud since he was fourteen, Owen isn’t going back into the closet without a fight, and he refuses to let his agent erase Magnus from his life. Encouraged by his friends, Owen lashes out, not realising his behaviour could hurt the man he’s doing it all for. Can Owen find a way to reconcile his public and private lives, or has he already blown it?

Contents: passive tops and slutty bottoms, bitchy best friends, bad jokes, sexy underwear, an excess of beards, and a smattering of angst. May contain nuts.

 

✭✩✭✩✭Praise for Blowing It✭✩✭✩✭:

 This book had me smiling, laughing and crying.

I laughed, smiled and enjoyed myself thoroughly.

You can’t go wrong with a Kate Aaron book, pick this one up and be ready to enjoy.

This is, without a doubt, one of the most enjoyable books I’ve read so far in 2015!

Kate Aaron spins a web with her words and getting caught in it is a pure pleasure.

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Sexing Queer Bodies

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I write gay romance. By which I mean, I write love stories. Boy meets boy (or occasionally, boys), there’s lots of angsty goodness, then they all live happily ever after. Sometimes there’s sex, but sometimes there’s not. Yet I am classified as an erotica writer with alarming regularity.

When AJ and I were trying to find a home for my numerous DVDs the other day, I introduced her to my rather anal system of organising them by rating and genre. Some of them, she noticed, had double ratings (12/15, or 15/18). That, I explained, was because Ireland has its own classification system and usually doles out higher ratings for LGBT-themed films. These weren’t explicit movies, you understand, but because they mentioned queerness they were deemed Not For Children. Continue reading →

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