New Heat Ratings



Zero: No sexual content and/or mild romantic elements.

Mild: Mild sensuality, mild heat, occasional love scene, no graphic euphemisms.

Moderate: Moderate sensuality, moderate heat, increased frequency of love scenes, more graphic language.

Graphic: High level of sensuality, detailed love scenes, graphic description of anatomy and of sexual acts.

Extreme: Intense or extreme erotic scenes and/or language.

All release dates posted are approximate goals. MLR Press is an author-centric press and we publish to an occasionally fluid timetable. Please bear with us. Creativity has its own elusive schedule!

Upcoming Releases

When We Collide
San Diego Hope 2
By A.R. Moler

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Cop Drew Hayden and ER trauma surgeon Chris Kearney have it all, mostly. They are married, have a house with a fence and a yard that needs some attention. The thing that they don't have enough of is time for each other.


Drew's career as an undercover cop working gangs and drugs is successful. So successful that Drew's about to go undercover for more than a month without being able to contact Chris at all during what may be a very dangerous operation.


Chris is always wound very tightly. Without Drew's calm as a counterbalance, Chris is in danger of falling over. Then, after what is almost Chris's worst nightmare, Chris has to confront the reality of Drew's job. So does Drew; he can't ignore what his current job asks of Chris either. Can they change things enough to keep the most important thing--their love for each other?


Due Out 09/2017


Mad Blood
By Stephani Hecht

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Ever since being released from the paranormal prison that served as his home for ten years, all Dante wanted to do was pick up the pieces of his shattered life. Once one the most respected vampires, he now is a shell of what he used to be, both emotionally and socially. Taking shelter with a rebel band of Drone Vampires, he has given up any hope of true happiness.


Then when he least expects it, he finds himself drawn to another vampire. Young and innocent to his dark desires, it's the last male Dante ever thought he would want. Not wanting to corrupt another, he tries to deny his true feelings. Then after a few stolen taboo touches, Dante can no longer fight the urge to claim his mate.


Due Out 09/2017


Dire Pack Reborn Volume #1
By Stephani Hecht

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The holidays can be stressful for everyone but when you add in the fact that you're a Dire Wolf? Yeah, things get even more difficult. Never mind the fact that your pack isn't the most established? Things can get downright nasty.


In the first three stories in the Dire Pack Reborn series, we're introduced to the Pack and see them overcome obstacles to Pack and love.


Due Out 09/2017


Picture Winter
By Amy Aislin

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Do something new today.


Why he looks at his horoscope every day, Elias Hood doesn’t know. It’s all garbage, and no nickel fortune ever helped him climb all the way up the corporate ladder. He’s about to make Vice President. Rocking the boat with “something new” is the last thing on his mind.


But there’s this guy.


Ty Green can make friends with a tree and Elias can’t help falling for his easy-going vibe and his perfect smile. He’s a fellow Capricorn, like Elias, but that’s as far as their similarities go. Ty works to live—he doesn’t live to work. When Elias takes his horoscope’s advice and asks Ty out, both men are in for a shock. But as Elias’s walls start to come down, they might just realize that they have more in common than they think. In fact, they might even want the exact same thing.


Who knows? Maybe horoscopes aren’t just trash after all.


Due Out 09/2017


My Life in Your Hands
By A.R. Moler

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Chris Kearney is a surgeon working the Emergency Room at a large hospital near the bad part of the city. After operating on and losing a teenaged patient, he runs into Drew Hayden, an undercover vice cop. The two men Connect over the kid who tried to get out of gang lifestyle. When they run into each other at the grocery store, they are more than happy to find that neither of them had read the signals wrong.


It's hard for a cop and a doctor, especially an undercover cop and a trauma surgeon, to find time to meet and do all the things a burgeoning relationship requires. Drew's career as an undercover cop working gangs and drugs is successful. So successful that Drew's about to go undercover for more than a month.


Chris is always wound very tightly. Without Drew's calm as a counterbalance, Chris is in danger of falling over. Then, after what is almost Chris's worst nightmare, Chris has to confront the reality of Drew's job. So does Drew; he can't ignore what his current job asks of Chris either. Can they change things enough to keep the most important thing--their love for each other?


Due Out 09/2017


The King and the Carpenter
By Ophelia Cox

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Sabian has found himself caught between love for his kingdom and his lover.


Prince Sabian is expected to be a good king by producing heirs. He finds this extremely difficult as he is gay and in love with the castle's carpenter, Arion. He is married off to a princess he can't stand and told to do his duty to his kingdom. Sabian hides away from his wife and responsibilities in Arion's room. When his father dies suddenly he is thrown into the limelight and expected to give his people an heir, so he turns to the old apothecaries in the forest for help. But the apothecary seems to have an agenda of his own. Sabian soon finds out that sometimes the biggest enemies come from within.


Due Out 10/2017


Choices
By Stevie Woods

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How do you know if the choice you make is the right one?


Best friends since kindergarten, Ben and James are separated after college graduation by their different choices. Ben stays in their small hometown while James heads off to New York with dreams of money and success. Ben works to make his life follow the path he wants, and dreams of the day when James realizes he made a mistake and comes back home.


Each man promises to stay in touch, but this falls by the wayside as James' life in the big city takes off, leaving Ben yearning for a dream that gradually fades as the years pass. In New York, James finds that not all dreams are worth the cost of a wrong choice.


Due Out 10/2017


Dragons and Healers
Enukara #2
By Nina R. Schluntz

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A new Enukara emerges who challenges the mindset of the immortal dragon known for leading the genocide of all Enukaras decades ago.


A simple act of kindness from a human toward a dragon triggered the Enukara--giving the human the ability to heal the wounds of others. The dragon bonded to him was granted immortality. The price for this gift was simple. The dragon's life was bound to the human.


The greed of dragons and humans was underestimated. For if an Enukara's life was taken by another, they would inherit the immortality blessed to the dragon. Both human and dragon could steal this gift. The slaughter of all Enukaras quickly ensued, until one dragon killed his own Enukara.


The power he inherited was unfathomable. He hunted and killed every immortal who had slain an Enukara.


A new Enukara emerges who challenges the mindset of the immortal dragon and the Enukara hopes to alter the fate of humanity, by showing the dragon how to love once again.


Due Out 10/2017


Summoning Saul
By Shiloh Saddler

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On All Hallows Eve Gayllen summons a genie to be his mate but will they be a good match or will the genie return to his bottle?


Gayllen Hister's graduation from Magical Mel's Academy comes with a catch. In order to receive his certified herbalist degree, he is required to summon his mate on All Hallows Eve. He undertakes the challenge of summoning the most powerful being from the other side of the veil--a genie.


After living for thousands of years, Saul Maximus is shocked and pleasantly surprised to be summoned to the human realm to be Gayllen's mate. Now he has twenty-four hours to prove to the warlock they are a good match. Knowing he might not ever get this opportunity again, Saul is so desperate to stay out of the bottle he puts his life at risk.


Will this summons be a start to their future together or the end?


Due Out 10/2017


Seeing is a Curse
Seeing is Believing Series #2
By Terry Poole

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Back from the dead, Eric is reunited with his love, Kevin, only to be torn apart by blackmail and treachery.


Coming back from the dead changes a man as Detective Erik James discovers when he is reunited with Doctor Kevin Stuart, the love of his life. The last thing he expected was to become a ghost whisperer, able to guide lost souls.


They barely get a chance to explore Erik's new abilities when they are abruptly forced apart by blackmail. All because of the greed of Kevin's own ambitious Sentinel father.


Kevin must enlist the help of an old friend to try and end his father's plans, and hopefully win Erik back before it's too late.


At the same time, Ivan, Erik's dead partner and Nick's twin brother, is brutally attacked and left for dead, and Erik is convinced it was because of him.


Teaming up, the men must weed out the corruption rampant in the Sentinel Hierarchy, save Ivan's life and stop Kevin's father.


Piece of cake.


Due Out 10/2017


The Power of Three
By Pelaam

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Kidnapped as a sacrifice to a demon, Darcy must learn the magic and love behind the power of three.


Visiting his grandmother near isolated wetlands at Halloween, Darcy is kidnapped by Medea, a witch serving the black arts, to be served up as a demonic sacrifice.


Trapped in her cottage, Darcy finds unlikely allies in Bastet, a talking cat, Broom, a mechanical with magic of his own, and four kittens who refuse to leave his side.


Bastet brings Darcy's rescuer, the rougarou Bardou, to break him free, and Darcy's taken to Bardou's home.


There he meets Bardou's lover, Hunter. The men are as opposite as chalk and cheese, and yet are equally attractive to an increasingly confused Darcy.


But Medea isn't finished with Darcy yet, and all three men will face more dangers to find their power of three.


Due Out 10/2017


Don't Fear The Reaper
By Shawn Bailey

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Jaelyn has always been told that there was life after death, but he didn't take it seriously until he died.


The only mortals who were supposed to be able to see him were the ones who were about to die. Grim Reaper Syden Embers is quite surprised when the son of the recently deceased Ellen Taylor can not only see him, but Death Angel Five too. Syden turns to three of the archangels for an explanation and learns that Jaelyn is not only a latent guardian angel, but also Syden's future mate. Syden refuses the generous gift even though he finds the young man attractive. Michael just laughs and magically places a wedding band on Syden's hand, bonding him to Jae, as he likes to be called. Now Syden has to figure out how to activate Jae's powers and to prepare him to die and leave the life he once knew behind.


Due Out 10/2017