Nick Fairfax vows to do whatever Lord Bane Dunsaney desires for one year. In exchange, Nick’s family gets a chance to regain their fortune. Is this the worst mistake of Nick’s life, or will it lead to a love only found in fairy tales? Book 1 of our modern, M/M retelling of Beauty & The Beast.Cursed: Broken is the first part of a 3-book series. Part 2 was released in Fall 2016.Sensitive, aspiring photographer Nick Fairfax wants nothing to do with his family’s corporate business, or their vicious, cold-blooded lifestyle. Intending to give up his inheritance and pursue his art, he arrives at his father’s office, only to find that Fairfax Industries has fallen to a scarred man in a hooded cloak. The man is the reclusive billionaire Lord Bane Dunsaney, and he is bent on destroying the Fairfaxes. But when he sees Nick, everything changes. Bane offers the Fairfaxes the chance to regain their fortune if Nick will reside at Moon Shadow, his secluded mansion, and do whatever the billionaire wants for a whole year. Nick has no real choice other than to agree to Bane’s terms. At Moon Shadow, Bane lords his power over Nick, going even so far as to take Nick’s phone, computer and beloved camera away. The billionaire claims such measures are to protect his privacy, but Nick is convinced they are so Bane can control him.Each is determined to see the worst in each other. But as time passes, Nick glimpses a Bane that is much more than the cold-hearted figure that he met in his father’s office. He discovers that Bane is a man betrayed by love and no longer believes in it. But what Nick comes to know about Bane is nothing compared to the man’s true secret. Bane is cursed. He is a tiger-shifter who has no control over his beast. And that beast wants Nick.Cursed: Beloved, Book 3 is scheduled for 2017. Check updates here: http://welcome.raythereign.com/category/raythe-reign-team-blog/Cursed: Bound (Book 2 of our M/M Retelling of Beauty & The Beast)Released Fall 2016: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0EUAS4Cursed: Smoke is a 20,000 word alternate version of the start of Nick & Bane’s romance… in a sugar-daddy gay club! Get it FREE here: http://welcome.raythereign.com/free-short-story-cursed-smoke-a-club-to-sell-your-body-and-soulRaythe Reign produces escapist, romantic M/M shifter, fantasy, scifi, adventure, and urban fantasy books and graphic novels.Other Gay Paranormal & Urban Fantasy Series by X. Aratare:The Merman SeriesThe Merman is a complete 5-book gay paranormal romance series, containing psychic powers, a mostly-naked merman lover, an evil scientist, and true love beneath the waves. Book 1, Transformation, is free and available on Amazon here:https://www.amazon.com/Transformation-Gay-Merman-Romance-Book-ebook/dp/B00MDGTR1MThe Artifact SeriesThe Artifact is an M/M detective romance series. The books feature some beloved tropes of both the M/M and bodyguard romance genres! There’s a hot bodyguard, his determined young client, an ancient golden sarcophagus, an evil cult, and unsolved mysteries in both their pasts… The Bodyguard Book 1 (Artifact Series): https://www.amazon.com/Bodyguard-Book-Detective-Romance-Artifact-ebook/dp/B00EW2DJHIThe Bodyguard Book 2 (Artifact Series): https://www.amazon.com/Bodyguard-Book-Detective-Romance-Artifact-ebook/dp/B01E7EU74IAbout Raythe ReignRaythe Reign produces mostly M/M works following the classic advice – write what you most want to read! As a result, our stories are works of entertainment and fantasies, full of action, adventure, sexy romance, heroes, and villains. We publish stories in both serial and book formats. Visit the X. Aratare author page for more of our series and stand-alone works.
The most OTT romantic friends-to-lovers, feel-good gay romance. Contains an elopement to Gretna Green for a British secret wedding and a whole lot of man-on-man love action.Impulsive, Connor is set to take over the family business, Sky High Scaffolds, with his siblings. But he might be ruled out as possible CEO, because even though he’s almost thirty, he’s still single.Connor makes a life-changing chance discovery about a member of his construction team. Lee is gay, but no one at work knows. The macho scaffolding crew aren’t known for their gay-friendliness.At twenty-nine years of age, sexy scaffolder Lee is looking for love and commitment. He’s not about to hook up with any straight guy who’s going through a gay experimental phase. Especially not his work colleague, Connor.Lee fears rejection if and when Connor wakes up and realizes he’s not bisexual and not into guys.Connor fears losing the love of his life if he can’t prove he’s serious about him and win Lee’s heart.A standalone novel. There is no cliffhanger, no cheating, and there is a happy ending. 55,000 words of gay construction workers friends to lovers romance.This is book 1 in the Sky High Scaffolders series.Our Secret Wedding & Our Secret Christmas: both books are available as one volume in print and audiobook. And then read on as the characters appear in the stories of their friends. All stories in the series take place at overlapping times so you see some of the same situations from other points of view. The night before the wedding is in Tread the Boards and the big party arranged by Connor’s parents is in The Glass Ceiling.