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

Silent Night
By Shawn Bailey


Sometimes it takes a little divine intervention to make someone see the error of their ways.

Hunter Beams is only eighteen years old but he's tired of the world. Orphaned since birth, moved from one foster home to another and then gets fired from a minimum wage job just because he wouldn't sleep with the boss. He is tired of getting bullied because of his sexuality. Nothing about him is normal not his size, his looks or his damn hair. Losing his job is the last straw. He is just going to end it all because he is just too damn tired of trying to survive.

Thirty year old Donte Womac has it all...a comfy townhouse in Chelsea, an active social life, a stable of cars and a cushy job. Then tragedy strikes and a young man lay dying in his arms. Then Donte discovers that all the money in the world can't help a person who wants to kill himself.

Due Out 12/2016

Reconnecting Christmas
By Megan Slayer


Two hearts will always find a way to become one especially with a little Christmas cheer involved.

Oliver McNamara knows exactly what he wants for the holidays—his boyfriend to come home. He wants a nice, romantic Christmas with the man he loves. Will he get his perfect present or a lump of coal on the big day?

If Bert gets his way, this will be a holiday Oliver never forgets. But...being a world famous model means Bert doesn't always set his working hours and giving Oliver what he deserves could be impossible. Can he reconnect with the man he loves over the holidays?

Two hearts will always find a way to become one especially with a little Christmas cheer involved.

Due Out 12/2016

A Frame of Reference Christmas
By Christopher Stone


You can go home again; you just can't control the price.

It's December 23, 2004. Fired from his NBC-TV situation comedy series amidst a media fueled, national gay sex scandal, Grant Jackson is depressed and emotionally numbed as Christmas approaches.

What's more, le scandale has outed him to the world, including his highly conservative Papa, Mark Jackson.

But ironically, mysteriously, Papa has invited him home for Christmas, insisting that he bring his live-in lover, porn star turned restaurateur, Cameron Cody.

Grant can't help but wonder: Why would Papa extend the invitation, and what awaits in Selma, now that everyone knows that I am gay, a one-time gay adult film actor, and a former prostitute?

So he ponders: Under these circumstances, can I survive being home for the holiday, or will Christmas in Selma, California, be yet one more debacle?

Due Out 12/2016

Spring Fever
By Madeline McEwen


Spurned by the love of his life, Herbert, a blubbery, middle-aged Brit, meets his very own American idol, but can he grasp the dream?

After many years, Herbert Hugely still hankers after his unobtainable first crush, John Thompson, who is determined to lead a straight life. When friends hear of John's engagement to Felicity, and party to celebrate their union, they band together to expose John's hypocrisy publically. Herbert, who is honorable, honest, and loyal, is horrified by their plan, but is he powerless to protect John? How can Herbert prevent John's come-uppance? What does Herbert have to live for and hope for without John in his life?

Due Out 12/2016

Christmas Wish
By Nicole Dennis


A chef finds more than he expects in a blizzard.

Escaping complications, hotshot chef Logan McNair rides his motorcycle into the middle of a blizzard and a cabin ruined by his younger brother's partying. The lights of a snowmobile come to his rescue.

Carpenter Joel Oliver checks on everyone around the lake. He reports more bad news. The road closed and Logan's stuck. He offers him a place to stay for the Christmas holiday. There's also the offer of a Christmas fling.

Finding a lover who accepts him as plain Logan and not chef Logan is wonderful and thrilling. Could this only add to his complications? Or could loving Joel be finding the way back to himself?

Due Out 12/2016

A Spark of Chipmunk Love
Paranormal Dentistry ... #6
By Jackie Nacht


Sparks fly when the town troublemaker meets the All-American shifter.

Sparks came into White Pine with a bang…literally. He's the town troublemaker and owns it. That is until Sparks meets the town sweetheart, Simon. Simon works at the Nut and Leaf Café. Since the day Sparks started working there, his world has been turned upside down. What's a mouse to do when the bad boy chipmunk is chasing after him?

Due Out 12/2016

A Single Heartbeat
By Morgan Elektra


Nature made them adversaries, but one glance ignites a lust stronger than the need for blood.

After 200 years, the nightlife has lost its allure for Reese. A leader among his kind, owner of a nightclub that serves as a banquet of nubile flesh and hot blood, he is bored out of his mind.

His heart hasn't stirred in over a century.

Born to a line of vampire hunters, Will ventures out every day after dark to track down those creatures who have crossed the line from feeding to murder, and destroy them.

All he wants is one night off to drink and dance and maybe get laid.

Too bad it's not his lucky night. Or maybe it is?

Not even witnessing Will stake one of his brethren is enough to quell the lust that Reese feels from his first glimpse of the gorgeous hunter. And though Will knows how dangerous it could be to take the sensual invitation in Reese's dark eyes, he can't resist.

Why fight when they could fuck instead?

Due Out 12/2016