Below is a selection of titles by Xavier. Stories of loss, love, lust and horror, for adventurous readers who are tired of formulaic romance and take pleasure in the edges of a character's soul. Not for the faint of heart.
Following the sudden death of his father, Lawrence "Law" Crow must not only comfort his bereaved mother, but also find the strength to continue running the family business, a local and beloved lavender farm in the mountains of northern California.
"Gritty and Raw Mixed with Lyrical Imagery." A Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words Review
Michael Carmac is a small-town cop on the verge of a breakdown. After a split-second decision leaves an innocent child dead, Michael's reality unravels. Suffering from PTSD, he finds comfort in a bottle while struggling to find forgiveness.
"...dark and brooding. I would compare it to the old film noir movies where happy endings are not always easily come by."
Joyfully Jay Romance Reviews
When Pryor's daughter Lily is taken by a wolf, Pryor is convinced she has turned into the creature he sees lurking in his woods. He swears she promises to return to him. But is it his despair and desperation making him see things, or is there something more lurking in the shadows of the forest?
"The final climax between Pryor and Lily is chilling..." The Scary Reviews
It was a peaceful night when Barrett and his daughter were driving home ... then something happened. Something sinister.
Something took Barrett’s daughter from him.
Now the only person Barrett can turn to for help is Anson, a man gifted with psychic abilities beyond reason. But Anson is also his ex-boyfriend, a man whose heart he’d already broken.
“This book was an excellent short read. It has a little bit of everything. Lost love, tragedy, paranormal beings, and the hint at a second chance.” Close Encounters with the Night Kind
Perfection isn’t everything, although it’s everything Leo wants. His desire to become the perfect chef may keep him at the top of his class, but it drives his friends and family crazy while keeping love and passion on the back burner.
Then Leo meets Dock, owner and chef of the new and popular restaurant, The Birches.
"The Birches is an extremely provocative and sensual novella that gives us just the right taste of two captivating characters." The Novel Approach Reviews
Dreams don't come easy, but supported by the love of his best friend Reb, Harry sets out to find glory and gets a few surprises along the way. Coming of age amid sultry cowboys, huge egos, and wild horses isn't going to be easy, but Harry Reynolds is Dutch's Boy.
The sex in Dutch’s Boy lives up to what we’ve come to expect
from Xavier’s writing. It’s hot, raw, and most of all – believable. Out in Print Queer Book Reviews
Virago is the royal tailor of a corrupt prince. Left to care for his blind brother, Virago devotes himself to his trade until an unexpected delivery changes his life, and a wandering minstrel knocks on his door. What he discovers will test the bonds of brotherhood and unravel the forbidden secrets of his heart.
Loosely based on the 14th Century Laws of Sumptuary, Velvet takes readers to a land where cruelty is disguised as allegiance, loyalty is masked by obligation, and the laws of sumptuary govern the people. But nothing is more dangerous than Velvet.
Axelson weaves a tale of revenge, cruelty, discovery, passion, and love in Velvet.
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