Love is a battle - and to win you have to fight. The Urban Love trilogy follows the lives and loves of a close-knit group of friends. As each man finds, love isn't always hearts 'n' flowers, it can be hard and uncompromising - but if it's worth having, it's worth fighting for. Loose Connection, book #1 Falling in love was easy, making it work is the hard part. There's never been a time when Rick Taylor hasn't been out and proud. Hiding who he is and blending in isn't an option as Rick lives his life by the mantra out and loud, stand out in a crowd. He's poster boy gay with a capital G and that's not going to change for anybody. When he accidentally outed himself, Matt Connell’s life went into freefall. Adrift from his family and the life he knew, Matt carries a ton-weight of emotional baggage as he takes his first faltering steps towards living his life as an out gay man. Neither should be the man the other is looking for, but when Rick opens his door to the cocky plumber with the beautiful green eyes on a freezing January morning, he knows his life will never be the same again. Against every danger signal and warning from friends and family, Rick and Matt throw themselves into a passionate and all-consuming love affair. But as cracks start to appear in the life they are striving to build together, both are forced to ask the question: can love on its own ever be enough? The Story of Love, book #2 No strings. No names. No repeats. Archie Jones and Zack Lorrimer-Grant's ground rules have always kept them safe – until now. Getting down and dirty with anonymous hook-ups is a game Archie and Zack have always played. It keeps life fresh and exciting and everybody's having fun. Aren't they? Archie isn't. The hook-ups stopped being fun long ago. It's a game he wishes he'd never started and he wants to stop playing. Now. Right now. The men keep Zack's fear at bay. Fear that without them, Archie will realise Zack alone will never be enough to make him truly happy. Terry Franklin isn't a hook-up. He's far more dangerous, and Archie's determined to do whatever it takes to keep the man out of their bed and out of their life. Where Archie sees a threat, Zack sees a kindred spirit. Terry's the lifeline Zack never knew he needed, but this lifeline could mean the death of him and Archie. Corporate Bodies, book #3 When professional turns personal, it’s too late to step back. Smart, young and ambitious, the future’s bright for Jake Stafford - except for his addiction to a man he should have turned his back on years before. When he receives news that forces him to re-evaluate his life, Jake has to kick his habit and go cold turkey for good. When Oliver Lester walks out on his life in New York and returns to London after an absence of more than twenty years, the biggest piece of baggage he brings back is a broken heart. Powerful and sought after, Oliver's a man whose corporate reputation goes before him but as he stares into his future he sees nothing but work-filled days and empty, lonely nights. Free of long-term relationships which have left them disillusioned, neither man is looking to risk his heart. But an invitation to dinner leads to more, and Jake and Oliver find themselves swept up in a powerful affair. Crossing the line and breaking all the rules, both men come to learn what it is to feel whole and complete as they begin to fall in love. But the past has one final trick up its sleeve. An uninvited guest, a violent confrontation and the fear history is repeating itself leaves them reeling. As the future they promised each other hangs in the balance, Jake and Oliver are faced with a stark question: can they find the strength to destroy the past before the past destroys them? Save 40% when you buy the bundle rather than the individual titles. 257,600 total words approx. Contains man on man sex, profanity, angst and an excess of booze.