It may be 1892 but the Old West is still alive and kicking in the dusty west Texas town of Abalone. When a bad batch of coleslaw kills Texie Cortez’s father she takes over his old job:
She’s proud of how she keeps the gunslingers away and the cowpokes in order. Then HE comes to town.
Gambler Alec Malone aims to attract attention with his handsome face and slick smile. One look at the sassy sheriff and his womanizing ways get the best of him. Too bad his mysterious mission keeps getting in the way.
The appearance of an outlaw gang proves that Alec is just the kind of distraction Texie doesn’t need. She’s deter-mined that his smart mouth and soft lips won’t keep her from tracking down the weirdest bandits in Texas!
A nameless orphan and a despised prince must conquer a living magic that threatens to destroy them and the people of their sprawling, beautiful land.
Seventeen-year-old Lance thinks his life is just about perfect now that the prettiest girl in the village wants him. Sure, he dreams of fighting far off battles, but that’s nothing more than a fantasy. Until …
Romantic Novelettes About Antarctica
Two romantic novelettes in the Icebound series, an ongoing collection of polar delights.
Behold dogsleds and penguins. Howling winds and cold, pitiless wastes. This is Antarctica, where the intrepid inhabitants of the frozen ends of the earth battle the terrain, and each other, to find love—in a past much like that of the early 1900s.
Tales that Fuse Fantasy, History & Anthropology
Six stories of far off times and places. A slave-mercenary struggles to save the life of his mistress, a palace guard defends his city against the destroyer of prophecy, a wanderer brings more than just past grief into the lives of four sisters, two men who go on a dangerous hunt to kill the witches destroying their village, an outcast tries to outwit the village oracle and get justice for her murdered mother, and a captain discovers how high the cost is to return the dead to their rightful homes.
New Audio from the Authors of XC Publishing
Five humorous short stories make up this collection by Deborah Ochery, Janet L. Loftis, and Xina Marie Uhl. Here you’ll find a quirky mix of romance, science fiction, and fantasy that’s sure to amuse as well as intrigue you. The best part of all? It’s FREE.
Guaranteed to Make You Grin
Two lighthearted short stories make up this duo. A lustful knight and a shape-changing unicorn compete to win the hand of a damsel who’s not in distress and Jason the cop makes an intriguing personal connection that’s not what it seems.
Having a sex djinni at your beck and call might seem like a great idea – it certainly does to Kendra – but she quickly learns that Seth is nothing like the magical beings in storybooks and movies. As she teaches Seth about the modern world, so different from when he went into the bottle, she soon discovers that what she really wants is the one thing she can never have.
A Whimsical Collection of Erotic Fiction
What do tax collectors, restaurateurs, hockey players and Greek goddesses have in common? Well, a desire for some noogie, of course! Four contemporary stories about sex sure to stir up your … emotions!
Make love, not war … mating season in Las Islas Encantadas … You can’t eat what you can’t catch … and some raunchy action in the carpool lane. These make up Carnal Knowledge and Other Sexy Tales, a clever collection of contemporary erotica.
The mysteries of humans’ strange habits and bizarre desires are revealed in this clever, timely guide for the modern cat. Discover answers to timeless feline questions such as: Why does my human refuse to groom herself with her tongue? For decades felines have been meowing for such a guidebook – don’t deny them any longer!
Twelve Tales of Adventure, Horror, and Magical Realism
A dozen tales of murder, magic, betrayal, loyalty, duty, sisters, daughters, mothers, dreams, future, and past. This anthology of short stories and a novelette will intrigue fans of horror, dark fantasy, magical realism, and science fiction.
Brydon’s quest for the Gauntlet of Ven-Kerrick continues as the mysterious Dark Master sends him on an unexpected journey through ruined cities and forgotten castles. On the way, he gathers new friends and new enemies, but will time run out before he can save his former companions?
Brydon’s quest was simple. Borrow the fabled Gauntlet of Ven-Kerrick, bring it home to prove his worth, marry the princess, and ascend the throne. He had planned for the dangerous terrain and Redolian assassins, but he did not count on slavers and werewolves. He did not expect the Gauntlet to be missing, nor to find …
In “Prop Z,” California has granted voting rights to zombies. See what happens next. Answers the age old question: whose brains taste better – Democrats or Republicans? In “It’s all Fun and Games Until Someone Loses an Eye,” you heard that warning from Mom growing up. Do you think Mom ever envisioned you growing up to be an optometrist to multi-eyed aliens?
Epic Fantasy and Sorcerous Intrigue
In an ancient desert city where the spirits of long dead rulers rustle through the winding streets, a prison guard is forced to save the life of a young priest whose lost memory holds the key to the fate of two cities. Become entangled in the web of political rivalries …