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Does true love really exist or is it just a fantasy? In this collection by best-selling author J.M. Snyder, travel through time to Colonial America, visit a dystopic near future, or take a walk on the wild side among beasts, devils, and vampires.MoreDoes true love really exist or is it just a fantasy? In this collection by best-selling author J.M. Snyder, travel through time to Colonial America, visit a dystopic near future, or take a walk on the wild side among beasts, devils, and vampires. Each story embraces homoerotic love that transcends the ages and defies even death itself.A Haunted Love—Nick works as a re-enactor at a Colonial America site where he meets David, who invites him to stay the night with him at the colony’s inn. Though there’s a spark between them, David is gone when Nick wakes. When David’s claim of working at the glass shop doesn’t pan out, Nick wonders about ghost stories circulating about the colony, stories he always believed untrue…Devil of a Night—Late one night, Carlos and Steve take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in the back roads of New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. Half-joking, Carlos tells Steven a local legend about the Jersey Devil. Then they’re run off the road bysomething, Steve feels it out there watching them. Waiting…Hunted—Once a month, the Hunt begins. Hartley knows he’s tempting fate being out so late. Almost silent in the darkness, Tau races after him but something more than bloodlust runs through his veins. He’s hungry for Hartley, but Tau wants to claim the buck as his own.Inked in Blood—Rist, a tattoo artist, is a strange guy with a fetish for vampires. He agrees to ink Tom after hours, but what begins as a simple procedure turns erotic. They get it on right there in the tattoo chair, giving into their primal desires. But when their tryst takes an unusual turn, Tom wonders if Rist is just into a little blood play…or if he isn’t one of the undead himself.The Last Thing on My Mind—Two college guys on spring break. Friends, roommates, lovers. A moment’s distraction while driving on the highway and suddenly their lives change. Forever. It’s an easy promise to make when you know you won’t live that long. But what happens in the afterlife?Lover’s Cross—After a bad car accident, Jory’s lover Peter assures him he’s fine. But Peter’s gold cross necklace is missing, and Jory suffers from headaches whenever his coworker Bruce brings up the accident. Where is the cross? And why does Bruce keep asking Jory to remember what happened to Peter?Persistence of Memory—In a future where the government “culls” citizens and erases their memories to create perfect soldiers, Joah somehow remembered one thing. His name. Armed with that alone, he escapes from the facility in search of someone to help him. What he finds is a loving husband who never stopped searching for him, who will do anything to bring his memory back. But can the love they once shared possibly survive the self-destruct chip in Joah’s brain that was triggered at his escape?