New Heat Ratings



Zero: No sexual content and/or mild romantic elements.

Mild: Mild sensuality, mild heat, occasional love scene, no graphic euphemisms.

Moderate: Moderate sensuality, moderate heat, increased frequency of love scenes, more graphic language.

Graphic: High level of sensuality, detailed love scenes, graphic description of anatomy and of sexual acts.

Extreme: Intense or extreme erotic scenes and/or language.

All release dates posted are approximate goals. MLR Press is an author-centric press and we publish to an occasionally fluid timetable. Please bear with us. Creativity has its own elusive schedule!

Upcoming Releases

The Gaean Prophec
Admetus Gaea #1
By N.J. Neilson

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When their world calls for a saviour to come forth--they don't exactly get what they ask for. Instead, they get someone better, who just happens to save the world along the way.


Jondalar needs to find out who the traitor is among his people, before they can do more harm. In bringing his son back to Gaea he may very well have doomed them all, but a war is coming, and this was the task the Goddess had given him to do.


Grayson Gellespie finds himself thrust into the role as the saviour of a world he believed was nothing but an imaginative story. What does he do when he finds out it's real? How will he find the way to save them all? He's also bonded to Lord Jondalar Arindad of the Elvin-Kind. They must work together to save the people he's come to know and love.


Due Out 11/2019


Protecting His Pack
North American Wolves Series
By Morgan Elektra

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It's been less than a year since Lane Perkins left his controlling ex and the big city behind for a new job and a new life in small town Watson Hollow, NY. When he meets enigmatic widower Jared Atherton, Lane can't deny he feels a pull, but there's no way he's getting involved with another man so soon.


Jared has enough on his plate as a single father and Alpha of the smallest pack in North America. He's not interested in a relationship, especially not with the aggravating human teacher who knows nothing of his world.


Fate has other plans however, and when a threat to Lane's life leads him within the walls of Jared's estate, they'll be forced to face their attraction once and for all. But will it be enough to save them both from the wrath of a bitter rival?


Due Out 11/2019


Hung by the Chimney
By Shawn Bailey

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Photojournalist David Fox pours out his heart in his blog when his relationship with his longtime lover Phil ends. He decides to become celibate.


Novelist Ben Bucktell packs his bags and heads to Alaska after reading a blog post written by his childhood friend, David Fox. Since elementary school Ben has always been there for David. But he knows now that David has been shielding his depression in order for Ben not to worry. Ben feels that David shouldn't be alone at this holiest of times and fears David may do something stupid that might end his life. Ben has to get through to David and convince him life is worth living. He can't be too late to save him.


Due Out 12/2019


A Touch of the Heart
By Pelaam

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Christmas--a time for Santa, elves, and angels. But they don't exist. Or do they? Alex is about to find out.


Alex loves making Christmas special for the customers who visit his shop, despite his own sadness and loneliness. He employs Michael as his store Santa, and when a young would-be shoplifter, Jackson, is caught, he's persuaded by Michael to give him a chance. To Alex's surprise, he's attracted to Jackson, but he really has no idea how to deal with it.


Will Alex get a touch of the heart from an angel to help him find the love he deserves?


Due Out 12/2019


What Child is This?
By Shawn Bailey

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Paris Cullier arrives at the Ames Peach Farm to begin a job as housekeeper. His new boss, Wyatt Ames, is tall, handsome, and just the sweetest guy Paris has ever met. Wyatt's parents recently died in an accident and left the farm for Wyatt to manage. But it isn't until he meets Wyatt's two-year-old motherless son, Jeff, that Paris realizes he has been sent to the farm for a reason... to help Wyatt make a proper home for his son. Paris has always wanted a family, and for once in his life, he prayed his Christmas wish would come true.


Due Out 12/2019


Christmas Magic
By Pelaam

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Mitchell is unhappy with his relationship with John and his life in general. Then he meets his store's latest Christmas elf, who is not exactly what he seems. Linwood fights to protect Mitchell but their differences may make forever impossible.



Due Out 12/2019