Mix ‘N’ Match Anthonlogy – Blog Tour, Excerpts and Giveaway!

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Title: Mix ‘N’ Match

Authors: Layla Dorine, Eddy LeFey, Eric Gober, Asta Idonea, Kevin Caucher, Alina Popescu, A Lusch, Lily Velden, Kassandra Lea, Dale Cameron Lowry

Genre: Gay Romance, Interracial, LGBT

Length: Anthology/Novel-length

Publisher: Wayward Ink Publishing

Synopsis

The heart wants what the heart wants.

Race…

Culture…

Creed…

Become little more than words in the dictionary when the heart sets its sights on its desire.

Join our authors as they explore interracial themes ranging from the challenges of loving someone from another culture to fighting for the right to love at all.

MIX ‘N’ MATCH

Celebrate diversity with us.

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Excerpts

from Through The Front Door by EDDY LEFEY

I think about how my family, friends, and employer will react to this news. This is definitely disturbing. I know I’ll have to deal with the fallout soon. It scares me, but it’s Gary’s hateful tone regarding Thomas that is really upsetting. I just don’t understand it.

How can someone such as Gary, who’s been subject to harassment and discrimination himself, condemn or discriminate against someone else? I have always been a proponent of the idea that if one wishes love and understanding about one’s differences, one has to love and understand others’ differences.

Reactions like Gary’s baffles me. I’ve known there was discrimination within the gay community based on race, economic status, or against other communities within the LGBT context, but I thought a rational, educated, intelligent person like Gary wouldn’t stoop to that. That kind of thinking has always made no sense to me.

I glance up. Thomas’ eyes are still locked on me. I feel my cheeks redden. My cheeks reddened even more. I’m so embarrassed. I check device again. I fiddle with the settings of the app and change the passcode. I look up again to Thomas, whose expression hasn’t changed. “I’m sorry you were put in the middle of this.”

 

from A Hopeless Mirage by KEVIN CAUCHER (my story! exclusive excerpt on my blog)

I arrived a couple of minutes early. Since I had the extra time, I decided to get my phone out and see if anyone was nearby. The phone buzzed when the Grumblr application loaded. I was almost excited, since that indicated I’d got a message, which was quite rare. y mood was quickly dampened when I read Sorry, no rice.

“Why did you even bother?” I muttered, not sure if the question was to this guy or myself. Usually people just blocked me after I sent them the face picture. Since he didn’t, I blocked him instead. “Guy, you should accept the fact no one would want anything to do with you. Not on apps, at least.”

I rested my head on the steering wheel. It wasn’t to calm myself down—I’d encountered too many situations like this to be angry—but rather to recover from the casual racism in the words.

I shrugged and raised my head. I was meeting Lachlan’s boyfriend—or so I assumed—and I wanted to be cheery and present a good first impression, seeing as Johan was going to move in with us. I gave the phone one last glance, thinking I should delete the app. I looked at the passenger seat and picked up the box of chocolates, since I’d been told Johan loved them.

Stories Included

Forbidden

LAYLA DORINE

Sage never imagined a trip down south would lead to so many discoveries.

He also never expected to meet Eugene, who is as different from Sage as north from south.

Two young men from different backgrounds.

Can they find friendship and love while surrounded by those who consider their desires to be forbidden?

Through The Front Door

EDDY LEFEY

A front door could be many things:

Hope, fear, a fresh start, a cold expanse of nothingness.

What will Thomas Ng’s front door mean for Daniel Grimm?

Deceptive Histories

ERIC GOBER

When Miguel falls for Van, he gets caught in the crosshairs of an angry spirit.

A spirit who cursed Van’s family long ago.

Can Miguel and Van break the curse?

Or will their lives end in ruin?

Meschianza Meetings

ASTA IDONEA

Philadelphia, 1778

Lieutenant Penton has two problems: dealing with society functions and hiding his passion for Isaac, a slave.

When invited to assist with preparations for the Meschianza, he sees it as a brief escape from both.

However, the night will prove to have more to offer than he ever would have dreamed possible.

A Hopeless Mirage

KEVIN CAUCHER

After hearing “no rice” enough times, Guy decided to swear off dating apps and men, only to find himself falling for his best friend’s boyfriend.

A Touch of Paradise

ALINA POPESCU

Hauled to work in Hawaii, Tudor has little time to enjoy the island paradise.

His obnoxious friend Radu has it much easier, using his free time to set Tudor up, dangling a willing Hawaiian beauty in front of him.

Having been burned by long-distance relationships before, Tudor stubbornly resists Kahoni’s advances.

But can Tudor be worn down enough to enjoy a touch of paradise?

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A Surprising Service

A LUSCH

It’s another frustrating chore in Nick’s day: getting the boiler serviced.

But when Prince walks through the door, it’s not just the heating that gets hot.

Belong

LILY VELDEN

Sent by the Royal Flying Doctor Service to curb an outbreak of influenza in an Australian outback aboriginal community, Dr. Dan is ready for anything.

Except Tommy…

A half-caste aboriginal who feels he doesn’t belong…

Anywhere.

Kiss of the South

KASSANDRA LEA

The north and south have been divided by war. But love has other plans for Joseph Calder and Ephraim Pickett.

Home

DALE CAMERON LOWRY

What if the man you thought you could never have was waiting for you all along?

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