Bruce Weathers lost his boy in a horrible lumbering accident, and Loren Baxter lost his daddy in a horrifying fire. Stricken with staggering grief, neither Bruce nor Loren believed they could ever replace the men who once made them whole. Then one day Loren appeared naked at the edge of Bruce’s Northwoods meadow, and despite their gap in ages, the attraction was mutual.
Bruce was a woodcutter with a lumberjack legacy. He lived in a cabin deep in the Northwoods, piecing together a living with small jobs. After years, he was still mourning the loss of his boy, Roman. When Loren appeared, it was a shock and a one-in-a-million surprise.
Loren lost his firefighter partner in a warehouse fire in the Twin Cities. Following a shared dream after relatives left him high and dry, he used any means possible to escape to the Northwoods. That was where Bruce found him, embarrassed, awkward, and buck naked.
After initial hesitance from both sides, Bruce and Loren decide to pursue a relationship. Unfortunately, the real world of dangerous jobs and dwindling income threatened to tear them apart.
The Lumberjack’s Boy is a 55,000-word Daddy-boy age gap romance without age play. It is the 3rd book in the Northwoods series and may be read as a standalone book, but it includes key characters from the two previous books.
When Hal, a victim of a small plane crash in the Minnesota Northwoods, first met Gabe, the earliest EMT on the scene, surviving to see another day was the only thing on his mind. But there is more behind the warm, reassuring smile. Gabe is like a stone dropped into the pond of Hal's life, causing ripples that will change everything forever.
Hal Brentwood is the straight son of an East Coast corporate titan. With his good looks and innocent charm, he’s selected as the family’s ticket into the world of politics.
Gabe Peligo is a triple-trained first responder for the small Northwoods town of Arrowhead Falls. He’s EMT, firefighter, and sometimes police presence in an area that caters to thousands of tourists looking for an escape from their hectic world back home. Saving lives is his life work.
In the hospital following the crash, a spark passes between Hal and Gabe. Outdoor adventures fan a smoldering attraction into flames. Gabe brings Hal to life in ways that he never expected.
Unfortunately, life circumstances threaten to stop them from building a relationship. Gabe’s circle of friends are natural political enemies for Hal. The idea of Hal coming out gay during a political campaign is anathema to his campaign manager and, ultimately, his all-powerful father. Will their hearts find a way to be together or will the interests of others be impossible to overcome?
Crash is a 60,000 word male-male romance set in the Northwoods of Minnesota. It is the second book in the Northwoods series and includes characters from the first. It may be read as a standalone romance. It includes first time gay, coming out, and fish out of water themes. There are steamy moments and a guaranteed happy ending.
When Levi left college to convince his grandmother to pack up her off-the-grid life in the Northwoods of Minnesota and return to civilization, he never expected to lose an argument and stay. He didn’t expect to fall in love either. In the small Missouri farm town where he grew up, Levi was a skinny gay kid with glasses scared of his own shadow and the tormentors who lurked in the hallways of his high school. A rugged life on Lone Cedar Lake helped him blossom into an attractive, muscular young man, but the underlying insecurities remained.
Brandon fell in love with the lakes and woods during a spring break visit with a college friend. Upon graduation, he began building a wilderness guide business that gave him the capital to buy his first house at age 24. A downturn in the local economic atmosphere sent him scrambling to shore up the bottom line. He thought a new wilderness route to the mysterious Lone Cedar Lake would be just the ticket to lure in new clients.
While exploring for the new route, Brandon spotted Levi in another canoe. Their first encounter led to a physical battle on the forest floor, but soon, an attraction they couldn’t ignore blossomed. Unfortunately, romance won’t be so easy when the mysteries of the past threaten to stand in their way.
Heart of the Woods is a 55,000-word ugly duckling romance set in the Northwoods of Minnesota. It includes steamy scenes, a happily-ever-after ending, canoes paddling in the wilderness, and some of the best stargazing on earth.