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Sunday, October 21, 2012

The True Meaning of Love II

Hi Blak, I’m allowing my gay brother muse to promote his first self published work. I’ll be back next week with another smexy post. Take it away Michael!
Thanks Blak and BL. I’m very proud of my first self pubbed release, the sequel to True Meaning of Love from XOXO publishing. Here’s a blurb and small excerpt. Hope you enjoy it and thanks again!
True Meaning of Love 2: The Complete Portrait
Michael Mandrake
London Davies desires a man to take care of and despite the advances of his former lover and partner James, he pushes on to search for another to make him turn in his bachelor badge.
Brandon McFerry has been abused and scarred for the duration of his life. His only saving grace is his talent with the paintbrush. Although he hasn’t made his big break in the industry, he pushes on in hopes that one of his paintings will capture the attention of his obsession: London Davies
This is a romance. The kind that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside with some hot smexy sex thrown in. An emotional story between two men of different backgrounds searching for the same happy ever after ending!
Brandon maintained eye contact with the object of his desire even as he texted Melton. His gaze roamed over every outline and detail of London’s body. In his mind, he already had his clothes off and was waiting for him in bed.
“Damn.” He licked his lips and looked away. Trying not to embarrass himself, he shoved his hands back into his pockets.
Before he could do anything else, London stood right in front of him. “Hullo there.”
Brandon bent his head forward. “Hullo.” He felt a lump in his throat. Good God, London Davies was actually talking to him—the man who’d been in his dreams forever. “I… um… my name’s Brandon.”
“Nice to meet you, Brandon. I’m London Davies. Are you here alone?”
Brandon smiled and ran his hand through his brown curly locks. “Uh, yes, I am. I… um…know someone here at the party and they invited me, but I do have good reason to be here.”
London bent his head slightly. “I’m sure you do, lovely, no worries. Even if you didn’t, I wouldn’t kick you out in the cold.”
Brandon smiled wryly, not meeting the older man’s gaze. He still had a hard time believing the man he’d been obsessed over for the past two years was gracing little old him with his attention. He wondered if he should let him know about the painting, even though Melton had advised him to wait until he got there. “Ahem, well I appreciate that. Great lookin’ place you have here. It seems to be quite a hit.”
London moved in closer to Brandon. “Thank you.” He grabbed two glasses of champagne from Melton’s tray. “Here you go. You do drink this don’t you?”
“Oh yes,” he lied. He hated the bubbly stuff; it only made him dizzy. He’d already had one glass and struggled to drink that.
Thank goodness Melton appeared to distract London at that moment, so he could slip it back on the bar.
BLMorticia is currently a published writer with Rebel Ink and Naughty Nights Press. Her first two novellas, My Lieutenant and Something Fresh Served Hot are Silver stars on All Romance Ebooks. She writes bi weekly for Red LipstickDiaries and a column twice a month on Blak Rayne Books. For more info, please visit, Erotica WithSnark
Michael Mandrake is the author of several novellas including his latest the self published, True Meaning 2: The Complete Portrait. Michael is also working on the series Hardy and Day: Under the Gun for No Boundaries Press. To find out more please visit http://tabooindeed.blogspot.com.
Thanks for the awesome post, Michael! It was great to have you here! ~ Blak Rayne