Heating Up October: 9 Tempting Gay Romances


With a turn of the calendar page, October has officially arrived. Halloween is just around the corner and there’s definitely a chill in the Autumn air, but that doesn’t mean we can’t heat things up with some sexy gay reads that are sure to keep you turning the pages well past the witching hour.

You want powerful vampire heroes prepared to sacrifice everything for their mate? 

Hard-boiled detectives softened up by the possibility of love?

Baseball superstars willing to risk it all for the man that got away?

We’ve got those stories, and lots more to recommend, in this list of enticing gay romances that release in the next few weeks.

Diego’s Heart by Taylor Rylan (Oct 2)

Nice guy Nigel thinks he’s found his forever love with vampire Diego, but can their new family survive all the paranormal drama headed their way? This irresistible romance kicks off the new fated mate Mpreg series, Vampires of the Beloved Gem

Got Me Wishing by Casey Cox (Oct 4)

When a veterinarian, who’s the proud papa to eight rescue cats, meets a handsome stranger, he finds himself reassessing his stance on relationships. Could a half-birthday, plus a second chance, equal a love that’s forever true?

Pick Me by May Archer (Oct 5)

A young man with big city dreams finds temporary work at a Vermont apple orchard where his reluctant roommate is a grumpy, burly, older guy named Knox. Neither of them are looking to put down roots, but there’s no denying the sinfully sexy chemistry they share. Eventually, they must decide which is more important… their own ambitions, or the possible love of a lifetime?

Gideon by Macy Blake (Oct 12)

Gideon is a centuries-old vampire who uses his skills with a sword to protect the human realm. Taj, an incubus banished to this world, is Gideon’s ex. If they want a chance to set things right, together they must find who’s responsible for a series of brutal attacks, while also breaking down the wall of secrets that divide them. 

Unwritten Rules by KD Casey (Oct 12)

Years ago, baseball player Zach made a choice he’s always regretted. He can’t get ex-teammate Eugenio out of his head. Or his heart. When they both get selected to play in the league’s All-Star Classic, those feelings and that chemistry come roaring back. Zach wants a second chance. Eugenio wants a relationship he doesn’t have to hide. Maybe it’s finally time they both get what they want.

Cold Cases and Second Chances by J.M. Dabney (Oct 12)

The stakes are high in this workplace-colleagues/friends-to-lovers romance. When a burned-out homicide detective is assigned a young new partner, an entire world of possibilities opens up for Robert and Remy. It might finally be time for them to bravely take a chance, because in their line of work, second chances don’t come cheap.  

The Other Man by Farhad J. Dadyburjor (Oct 12)

Bowing to the expectations of his wealthy family, Ved agrees to an arranged marriage. Days before his elaborate engagement party, he meets Carlos, an intriguing American in Mumbai on business. As their relationship grows deeper, can Ved find the courage to embrace his true self and go after what he really wants?

Bad at Love by Amiee Nicole Walker (Oct 14)

Kendall always falls for the wrong guy. Case in point, his sexy new roommate, a US Deputy Marshall who’s recently been burned by love. A rebound fling? Totally bad idea. But their chemistry is undeniable, and their resolve is fading fast. 

The Underdog by Briar Prescott (Oct 14)

It’s a match made in sunshine/grumpy heaven when Wells Montgomery is forced to act as personal trainer for a relentlessly upbeat guy who’s undertaking his first triathlon. Neither of them wants to do it, but as they spend more and more time together, they realize there’s no place they’d rather be. 

About the Authors:

Jeff Adams & Will Knauss are husbands, authors of m/m romance and podcasters. Big Gay Fiction Podcast, their weekly show, is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can learn more about them at BigGayFictionPodcast.comjeffadamswrites.com and willknauss.com

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