Crocodylus Acutus

      J Rocci

Crocodylus Acutus

Craig is a crocodile shifter who loves nothing more than to sit in the river all day among his pure croc brethren. Over the past few days, he's been watching this cute conservationist gather data about his dwindling habitat. But when Grady falls into the mud and the rest of the crocs think lunch, Craig thinks love.Tessa macFindlaech meets three witches on a Scottish hillside as she leaves her home to join the household of her uncle, Thane Macbeth. The weird women make predictions for her future, but Tessa sees no likelihood of truth in them. After all, the first crone claims Tessa is on her way to England, which is in the opposite direction.Surprises await that make her reconsider the prophecies. When Tessa discovers that Jeffrey Brixton, a guest in her uncle's castle, is a spy, he captures her and takes her to his home in England. There she must face the fact that her only asset is her beauty, her only friend the woman she believes to be Jeffrey's mistress.After a year in England, Tessa is married but not a wife, which the witches predicted. When Jeffrey is reported dead, she returns to Scotland. Her uncle's life has taken several ironic turns: he gained the throne he wanted so badly but lost everything he loves. Tessa does what she can for him, but by now Macbeth is his own worst enemy.Chased by murderous outlaws, trapped in a loveless marriage with a man who will not give her up, and alone except for an elderly but faithful servant, Tessa meets the witches once more and this time finds hope in their message. Now her quest is to find love, but love is not always wise. Does the man she loves return her affection, or will he plunge her into danger again, as he has done before?Set against the backdrop of Macbeth's rise and fall from power in Scotland, this historical novel provides both romance and adventure. Like her famous uncle, Macbeth's niece Tessa refuses to settle for an ordinary life, no matter how difficult the extraordinary becomes.
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    Dapper Gentlemen

      J Rocci

Dapper Gentlemen

Delaney Bixby owns and runs his own barber shop, The Dapper Gentleman, which prides itself on offering an upscale grooming experience to a very select clientele in New York City. When Delaney is closing up shop one night, a special customer drops in for an after-hours shave that leads to slow dancing and professions of love.Siphewe Fasala idolised his father, but everything changed for Siphewe the day he died. Turning to a life of crime was his way of showing that he did not care.With Siphewe a member of The Paperboys, life is never again the same in Site Five. Struggling to be the most powerful gang in the township, the only way they can drive out The Seven-Ups is if The Paperboys and The Juvies join forces.Although this is the talk between the two teenage gangs, this is something Siphewe doesn’t care about. He wants to put fear in the residents of Site Five, and this he accomplishes by taking on another name. Over the years, ‘Ampie’ reminded grown men of what fear tastes like, but, even in a township where you are faceless, a secret cannot stay hidden forever.
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    Courting 6: Connections

      J Rocci

Courting 6: Connections

This Christmas is the first time Josh and his husband Garrison are sharing the holiday with their children, Henry and Gabriella. Of course, this being the Dabbs-Williams household, there are crazy dogs, visits from the in-laws, and the uncertain waters of parenthood. But Josh and Garrison have each other, and their family and friends, and a house full of love, so the holidays will be perfect.This Christmas is going to be a special one for Officer Josh Dabbs and his husband Garrison Williams: For the first time, they're sharing the holiday with their children, Henry and Gabriella. Of course, this being the Dabbs-Williams household, there are crazy dogs, visits from the in-laws to prepare for, and the uncertain waters of parenthood as Gabriella tests her boundaries. But Josh and Garrison have each other, and their family and friends, and a house full of love, so the holidays can't be more perfect.
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