Monday, October 1, 2018

Love Like A Poem




Love Like A Poem
by Hollis Shiloh

    John spends his days travelling from town to town, a lonely trader who's accepted his loneliness and expects nothing more from life. Then one day he meets an odd, sweet man wandering the lane, a man who's forgotten who he is but who loves books as much as John. John knows it's a bad idea to get involved, but the gentle, clever man is nearly irresistible—and Harris is attracted to John, too. Soon it doesn't matter who he used to be, or what happened in his past, as long as it can't take Harris away from him.

10,570 words 
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Previously a Patreon reward



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Note: This month's Patreon short story will be going out shortly.  (Ha ha.)  After that, there will be some changes to the Patreon...

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A Husband for Steel and Blood


A Husband for Steel and Blood 
by Hollis Shiloh

When a young girl implores Edgar Finch to marry her older brother because "Charlie is unhappy," Edgar is at first amused. But Charlie is nephew to the horribly abusive Lord Fitzhannon, whom Edgar has set himself against, and the lad is suffering under Fitzhannon's cruelty.

Marriage is not in Edgar's plans, but he'll save the lad if he can—and marriage may be his one shot. Charlie is nineteen, wild and wounded, and extraordinarily beautiful. The marriage of convenience to Edgar is just what he needs to get free of his awful uncle, and to protect his innocent little sisters.

A rocky alliance between Edgar and Charlie grows into something more companionable, from reluctantly relying on one another to trusting and warm. But Edgar's heart is set on revenge against Fitzhannon, who is responsible for the death of the only man he ever loved. Nothing must get in his way.

He would rather not drag his young husband down with him, much less develop feelings for the brat. Now, if only Charlie would have the good sense not to fall in love with him...


37,500 words

A "Marrying Men" story. These pseudo-historical tales feature men marrying one another in various worlds and ways. Happy ending are to be expected.  





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Thursday, September 6, 2018

A Fox Hunted





A fox shifter is facing his last few breaths before a bloody end when fate gives him a second chance at life...and perhaps a shot at finding love.

4400 words
historical / shifter 
previously a Patreon reward




Wednesday, August 22, 2018

A Marriage Plot (Marrying Men #2)




A Marriage Plot
Hollis Shiloh

Prince Jeremy must marry within the month or lose the throne. He would much rather not be king, but if he must, then he will go about it in the least convenient way possible for the council: holding an open call for a man to marry. Not everything is as it seems, and there are plans within plans. But sometimes even princes get caught in their own clever little plots.

15,000 words

A "Marrying Men" story. These pseudo-historical tales feature men marrying one another in various worlds and ways. Happy ending are to be expected.



I've added a coupon code to Payhip for 30% off anything: F5TXGGEGXP

It's good till the end of October, so no rush.

(Also I'm thinking about making the first of my ESRB books free everywhere, if that works out.)

Friday, August 17, 2018

bumps in the road

The last few months have been full of challenges.  Illness, depression, writing fatigue, world events, family issues, money issues, struggling to be creative, and general health stuff.

The other day I had a car accident.  I am OK (painful bruises, though).

Anyway, life has had some "interesting" curveballs for me this year.  I'm doing my best.  Through it all, I'm always working on one story or another (or editing).

Taxes are a bit of a burden.  The inherent instability of doing something creative as a business has some stress with it.  I'm still passionate about writing, and try to get my stories out in a timely manner.

I'm probably going to change the Patreon; a short story a month is taking away from my longer (and better paying) work.  I have to consider money; I don't have endless time and energy and creativity.  I need to focus where it will be the most valued.

Still figuring it all out.  Hanging in there.  Not giving up--but there have been some challenges.  Now I'm going to shuffle out to the kitchen, drink some cold brew coffee, and look out the window at the sunflowers growing in my garden--and count my blessings.

-Hollis

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

new releases


Vander and Michael loved one another once. Now, Vander is back from a long time at sea, getting his estate in order, and Michael is on the hunt for a rich husband so he can avoid debtor's prison. But when a severe social faux pas leads to a false engagement between the two, there is a great deal at stake. Desperate and sarcastic Michael and severe, far from wealthy Vander find their options closing in and their time running out. Certainly, falling in love again would be a mistake beyond the pale.

22,000 words

A "Marrying Men" story. These pseudo-historical tales feature men marrying one another in various worlds and ways. Happy ending are to be expected.



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Taylor is glad to help the cute guy with his cat rescue. But is he imagining these sparks between himself and Marcus?

8,300 words
heat level: sweet

This short story was previously a Patreon reward.





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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Starring Role



Starring Role
by Hollis Shiloh
Shifters and Partners #20


It's his dream job—if he can survive it.

Cooper Hayes has finally landed a great role as the main character on a TV show about wolf shifters working with the police. The only problem? He's not a wolf—and the character he's playing is.

Some people aren't happy about that, including the showrunner, Sahil Singh, who's looking for an excuse to get rid of him. Between that, issues with his unfriendly costar, and his own fragile sense of self-worth, this is no time for Coop to be falling for a hot security guard—who just happens to be a wolf.


~67,000 words – very low heat
A Shifters and Partners story


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