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Because love means never having to say, "You're under arrest!"

Author Biography

Bestselling author of over sixty titles of classic Male/Male fiction featuring twisty mystery, kickass adventure and unapologetic man-on-man romance, JOSH LANYON has been called "arguably the single most influential voice in m/m romance today."

Her work has been translated into nine languages. The FBI thriller Fair Game was the first male/male title to be published by Harlequin Mondadori, the largest romance publisher in Italy. Stranger on the Shore (Harper Collins Italia) was the first M/M title to be published in print. The Adrien English series was awarded the 2nd Annual All Time Favorite Male Male Couple by the Goodreads M/M Group. Josh is an Eppie Award winner, a four-time Lambda Literary Award finalist for Gay Mystery, and the first ever recipient of the Goodreads Favorite M/M Author Lifetime Achievement award.

Josh is married and lives in Southern California.

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First: I don't care


Promo Month Choices

First: March

Second: October

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Free Book

Title: I Spy... Three Novellas

Series: I Spy

Series Number: complete

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The complete I Spy series collected digitally for the first time.

I Spy Something Bloody
Espionage was always a game, but now British spy Mark Hardwicke wants to retire and settle down with ex-lover Dr. Stephen Thorpe—if Stephen will have him. Unfortunately, Stephen has other plans—and so do the terrorists who want Mark dead.

I Spy Something Wicked
It's All Hallow's Eve and Mark Hardwicke's past has come back to haunt him. The Old Man needs Mark to go on one last mission to the wild, lonely hills of Afghanistan—a mission Mark knows he can't survive. Even if he does make it back, Stephen has made it very clear Mark is out of second chances. Should Mark place his lover and his own happiness before duty?

I Spy Something Christmas
Nothing says Christmas like a bullet with your name on it. Mark is used to death and danger. Stephen will never be okay with violence—or Mark's attitude toward it.

Like the holidays weren't tough enough on a romance.

First Promo Book

Title: The Monet Murders

Series: The Art of Murder

Series Number: 2

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The last thing Jason West, an ambitious young FBI special agent with the Art Crimes Team, wants--or needs--is his uncertain and unacknowledged romantic relationship with irascible legendary Behavioral Analysis Unit Chief Sam Kennedy.

And it’s starting to feel like Sam is not thrilled with the idea either.

But personal feelings must be put aside when Sam requests Jason’s help to catch a deranged killer targeting wealthy, upscale art collectors. A killer whose calling card is a series of grotesque paintings depicting the murders.

Second Promo Book

Title: The Ghost Had an Early Check-out

Series: Sequel to the Ghost Wore Yellow Socks

Series Number: not a series

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To live and draw in L.A.

Now living in Los Angeles with former navy SEAL Nick Reno, artist Perry Foster comes to the rescue of elderly and eccentric Horace Daly, the legendary film star of such horror classics as Why Won’t You Die, My Darling?

Horace owns the famous, but now run-down, Hollywood hotel Angels Rest, rumored to be haunted. But as far as Perry can tell, the scariest thing about Angels Rest is the cast of crazy tenants--one of whom seems determined to bring down the final curtain on Horace--and anyone else who gets in the way.


Review Site: Jessewave, Jessewave Reviews

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"This is one terrific book and I couldn’t put it down because I was so engrossed in the story and the characters from the beginning to the very last page. If you want to find out what happens between our two protagonists you'll have to buy the book. I highly recommend I Spy Something Bloody and have no hesitation in giving it 5 stars and two thumbs up."

Review Site: Kimberly Spinney, Sensual Erotic Romance and Erotica

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Josh Lanyon is truly gifted and I Spy Something Bloody is a winner. This book was absolutely a must read. Without a doubt, whatever comes next by Josh Lanyon is definitely not to be missed. I can not wait to see and read whatever suspenseful and erotic tale comes down the pike.

Review Site: Mathew, Rainbow Reviews

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Josh Lanyon tells this tale with a sure hand; the deck is stacked against our protagonist and at times you wonder if he even deserves to get back with his ex-lover. The characters seem real, the emotions run high, and the pace is compelling. The writing is top notch. Enjoy this roller coaster ride!