Are you ready for school? No? It's okay, this anthology is all you need to get ready for going back to class? It's got awesome male-male stories as well as male-female, including my BDSM story, Good Teacher, pet. Good teachers always get a treat, right?
Apple Bites Anthology
Title: Apple Bites: A Romance Anthology
Editors: Julie Lynn Hayes and Denise L. Wyant
Release Date: August 25, 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romance (both M/M and M/F)
Heat Levels: Gala to Red Delicious (sweet to spicy)
Foreword: Includes a foreword written by Author Lisa Kessler
Blurb: Back to school takes on new meaning in this collection of eight mini-stories which run the gamut from sweet to spicy! No children in these tales, they’re for adults only! And each one features an apple in some way.
In this mixed bag of apple bites, you’ll find seasoned authors as well as newcomers. Teachers and students. Both M/M and M/F. There’s something for everyone’s taste.
Going back to school has never been so naughty!
JC Wallace – An Officer and a Gentleman (and an Apple)
Holden isn’t sure how much longer he can survive without the man he loves, whose return from a six-month deployment has been delayed. On the first day of classes, Professor Holden finds a shiny, red apple on his desk, mocking him. A cruel joke? Or something much more shocking…
Carol Pedroso – Have a Break, Have a...
Kevin is acting principal of another troubled school filled with idiotic teachers. His new husband had been sent half way round the world. Kevin is lonely, hungry, horny, and pissed off at life.
A surprise visitor at lunch time offers Kevin the break he so desperately needs…
Rivals – Julie Lynn Hayes
John and Bryce are heads of competing fraternities at upscale Westover College, as well as fierce rivals. On rush night, John finds Bryce has crashed his soiree, seeking recruits. Verbal swords are thrust. When Bryce pushes John’s buttons, the challenge is on—and winner takes all.
Nephy Hart – Apple for the Teacher
Going back to school is difficult for Rage. He has no reason to think this year won’t be filled with more marginalization and abuse. When his boyfriend gives him an apple for the teacher, Rage has no idea what difference an art project will make, or who will get the apple.
Perry’s Cherry – Avery Dawes
An unfortunate earthquake shakes Perry from a freshman room to sharing with a grumpy senior. Too bad Nick is so sexy… and sullen. Labor Day finds them both on campus. Nick suggests a trip to a private club. Perry is about to get a college education of another kind…
Elyzabeth M. VaLey – Good Teacher, pet
Ready to start the new school year, Anais’ boyfriend and Dom, Ian, plants the seeds of doubt in her mind. He tells her she’s forgetting something that only the best teachers receive. Ian gives Anais a lesson and shows her how to earn herself a juicy treat.
Cynthia Dawn Griffin – Gatekeeper
Kate loves her job as Head Secretary. The students adore her, calling her Gatekeeper. Kate’s job may be in jeopardy because of her passionate affair with one of the staff, who acts as though it never happened.
Will she be able to focus on her job and win her man back?
Renee Rose – Hot for Teacher
Lucy's nerves have her wound up for her first Biochemistry 101 lecture. Fiancé Dr. Todd gives his T.A. a wicked distraction. While he tortures Lucy with edging and public arousal, she must somehow get through her class without losing all control.
Good Teacher, pet excerpt:
“Are you ready for school tomorrow, pet?”
Anais jumped in her seat at the sound of his voice. She hadn’t heard him come in. She
lifted her head from her paperwork. As usual, butterflies swarmed in her belly at the sight of him.
He stood beneath the doorway, impeccably dressed in his dark suit and stark white shirt. His long
hair was pinned back in a man bun, not a wisp out of place. The only thing that denoted he was
finally at home and relaxing after a long day was the way he’d loosened the top of his tie and
opened the top two buttons of his shirt. The teasing glimpse of male flesh made her body prickle
with awareness. She knew what lay beneath the fine material. Hard, sculpted flesh she itched to
touch, caress, kiss…. Anais forced her gaze higher, allowing it to linger on his lips before finally
rising to meet his gray eyes. Ian’s eyebrows lifted, and his lips quirked. Anais averted her eyes.
After five years, it was incredible how he still managed to make her feel like one of her flustered
She swallowed. If he’d said her name, she wouldn’t feel like this. Knee-weak. Needy.
Eager to have his hands on her and her hands on him. If only he’d said her name, then she could
answer his question, ask him about his day, and go back to work. But he hadn’t. He had said pet.
“I will only ask one more time, pet. Are you ready for school tomorrow?”