Here you can find links and blurbs to all Tia’s published stories.
Thank My Lucky Scars, contemporary novella, Dreamspinner Press
Published: April 25th 2012
When London bicycle messenger Matt Rooney has a run-in with a rich guy's Mercedes, he ends up housebound with his leg in a cast. Bored, Matt uses his suddenly limitless free time to web-stalk American porn star Brian Enola. What he doesn't expect is for his witty Tweets to develop into an actual correspondence.
A UK promotion brings Brian to London, where the online chemistry explodes into real-life attraction-but a potential romance is foiled by the forces of distance, misunderstanding, and practicality. After all, Matt and Brian live on different continents. But with the support of their loved ones, maybe they can find the strength to give love a fighting chance.For thirty-five-year-old writer Frank Hudson and his partner of fourteen years, the spark is dead, and it's time to move on. Frank sets his sights on a sleepy town in Vermont, where he plans to start over in peace and quiet-plans that are destroyed when fireman Conner O'Malley literally blazes onto the scene. To Frank, the tattooed, redheaded twenty-three-year-old and his bright smile are a flash of light in an otherwise dreary life.
Something New, a contemporary novella, Dreamspinner Press
Published: August 22nd 2011
For thirty-five-year-old writer Frank Hudson and his partner of fourteen years, the spark is dead, and it's time to move on. Frank sets his sights on a sleepy town in Vermont, where he plans to start over in peace and quiet-plans that are destroyed when fireman Conner O'Malley literally blazes onto the scene. To Frank, the tattooed, redheaded twenty-three-year-old and his bright smile are a flash of light in an otherwise dreary life.
But it's a tricky situation right from the beginning. Frank's passionless relationship has left him doubting that anyone could ever find him attractive. Conner's juggling a demanding job and the unexpected responsibility of playing dad to his little brother and sister. Battling their own insecurities, Conner's demanding schedule, and small-town homophobia is hard work-but sometimes hard work pays off.
Lucky, a contemporary transgender short story, Dreamspinner Press
Published: January 25th 2012
Sloane would've given anything to have been born with the right body, but he hadn't. He'd have given anything to have his family back, but his father insisted that until Sloane was ready to become his heterosexual daughter again, he wanted nothing to do with him. So Sloane dealt with the challenges of living transgendered as best he could. Luckily, his best friend Jace was there with him every step of the way. Jace is the best man Sloane has ever met, but Jace is gay and Sloane still doesn't have the right parts - until Jace proves that he loves Sloane just the way he is.
By Any Other Name a contemporary menage (M/M/M) novel, Dreamspinner Press
Published: August 22nd 2011
Dru and Thom have been together for three years, and despite Thom's occasional bouts of insecurity and Dru's fear of rejection, their relationship is rock solid. Then Dru's long-lost friend, Skye, suddenly reappears, shocking them both. Skye suffered years of inconceivable abuse before escaping it, and while he's back on track, he has nowhere else to go as he begins to rebuild his life.
Dru, Thom, and Skye each want to belong somewhere, to belong with someone-or someones-with no fear of being hurt, set aside, or left behind. It's a challenge with daunting odds, especially for Skye, who's never loved before. He's determined not to come between his two friends who so clearly belong together, and it will be up to Dru and Thom to conquer their fears and convince Skye to stay.
Auld Lang Syne– a contemporary cowboy/western M/M novella, Dreamspinner Press
Published: July 20th 2011
After leaving trouble behind, Jackson Way has found a home on the Triple-R, but he hasn’t found that one perfect horse—and men are pretty thin on the ground as well. Jack’s got a once-a-year hookup with a carnival worker, but it’s been quite some time since the carnival’s been by. When the ranch owner’s nephew comes to the Triple-R to work, Jackson has to admit, Blair McRae can tempt a man.
But Jackson’s not the only one with a past to make a man skittish, and Blair’s not willing to risk his bruised heart if Jackson’s not ready to let go of his past. Jackson had to work hard, be patient, and let go of the past to get his one perfect horse—is he willing to go to the same lengths to hold on to that one perfect man?
Unwind – an M/M short story in Dreamspinner Press’ 2011 Daily Dose-collection
Published: June 1st 2011
Pub owner Sam and detective Jared have been together long enough to know each other through and through, so when the usually wordy Jared sends a clipped text message to Sam saying he’ll be late, Sam knows something’s wrong. If Jared is in a foul mood and wrapped up in a case that’s gone to court, he’ll be insufferable for who knows how long! Without some serious unwinding, their upcoming anniversary celebration might be ruined, so Sam plans something completely different for the evening: a foray that will take their lovemaking farther than ever before. With some luck and a little gentle coaxing, Jared should be unwound in no time.…
The Double Ds – A M/M/F short story for Summerhouse Publishing
Published: May 30th 2011
Take a hidden toy box, a dash of secrets and add few confessions…
Love was supposed to last forever. For Mackenna, it lasted seven years. Now, replaced by a plastic doll, she’s moving out of the apartment she’d shared with her ex and settling into a home of her own.
It’s the last night in her old apartment, a place filled with memories, and Dean (with his boyfriend Danny) are there to make sure the last few she has are the best she’ll ever have. The thing is, maybe Dean and Danny don’t want to simply be memories…