Best Selling Author Kindle Alexander is an innovative writer, and a genre-crosser who writes classic fantasy, romance, suspense, and erotica in both the male/male and male/female genres. It's always a surprise to see what's coming next!
I live in the suburbs of Dallas where it's true, the only thing bigger than an over active imagination, may be women's hair!
Usually, I try for funny. Humor is a major part of my life - I love to laugh, and it seems to be the thing I do in most situations - regardless of the situation, but jokes are a tricky deal... I don't want to offend anyone and jokes tend to offend. So instead I'm going to tell you about Kindle.
I tragically lost my sixteen year old daughter to a drunk driver. She had just been at home, it was early in the night and I heard the accident happen. I'll never forget that moment. The sirens were immediate and something inside me just knew. I left my house, drove straight to the accident on nothing more than instinct. I got to be there when my little girl died - weirdly, I consider that a true gift from above. She didn't have to be alone.
That time in my life was terrible. It's everything you think it would be times about a billion. I love that kid. I loved being her mother and I loved watching her grow into this incredibly beautiful person, both inside and out. She was such a gift to me. To have it all ripped away so suddenly broke me.
Her name was Kindle. Honest to goodness - it was her name and she died a few weeks before Amazon released their brand new Kindle eReader. She had no idea it was coming out and she would have finally gotten her name on something! Try finding a ruler with the name Kindle on it.. It never happened.
Through the course of that crippling event I was lucky enough to begin to write with a dear friend in the fan fiction world of Facebook. She got me through those dark days with her unwavering support and friendship. There wasn't a time she wasn't there for me. Sometimes together and sometimes by myself, we built a world where Kindle lives and stands for peace, love and harmony. It's its own kind of support group. I know without question I wouldn't be here today without her.
Meet the guys who inspired an entire series. Meet the sexy college cheerleader Jace Montgomery and the man who has loved him for a long, long time, quarterback Colton Michaels of Double Full.
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It was early evening and the late autumn breeze rustled the leaves of the large oak trees towering above the small venue inside the Dallas Arboretum. Colt stood at the end of the aisle, nervously fidgeting with the sleeve of his black Brioni tux. He couldn’t believe this day was finally here, the day he’d dreamed of since spring break 2003. He was about to marry the man of his dreams, in front of the small circle of their family and friends gathered there today. Even though they’d had an impromptu ceremony in the hospital, they both wanted those closest to them to witness their union.
He smiled to himself as he searched the crowd, hoping to catch a glimpse of Jace in his tuxedo. Jace's mom had been adamant about them not seeing each other before their vows. She'd done more than her part in preparing for today. Her hopes were to make certain they experienced every part of the traditions of the formal marriage ceremony. For Colt, she had openly welcomed him into her family, something he'd never, ever experienced before in his life. They’d become very close over the past few months. Ms. Montgomery accepted him with open arms and made sure he felt like part of the family. She also pushed him just as hard as her son, never letting him quit during the lowest times in his rehabilitation. And the woman sat like a saint by his side, through many of his A.A. meetings.
When spotting Jace looked like it wasn’t going to happen, Colt let his gaze continue to scan the crowd, taking in the joyful faces of those in attendance. Dr. Knox and his wife, alone with Coach Atkins and his wife sat right up front. Mitch sat behind them. Haley and Jace's coaches were all there already to witness this exchange of vows. Colt stood taller, honored to have such loyal friends surrounding him on this special day. Jace’s mother peeked in on him, from around the white stone column where she stood waiting and gave him a little wave. Her excitement clear on her face. He gave her a grin and a wink, before she ducked around the corner, preparing to escort her son down the aisle.
Colt couldn’t help but notice his father hadn’t bothered to show up. Not that he’d been invited; they still had a lot to work out. Their relationship had been strained for a long time and was tested even more so after his father’s heart attack had been captured and broadcasted live on TMZ. His father still blamed him for that one. Colt was certain Larry Michaels hated the fact he couldn’t control him any longer. To top it all off, he had also severely restricted his father’s cash flow. Putting him on an allowance probably burned his ass more than the fact his only son was marrying the hot blond cheerleader after all. But whatever, Colt wasn’t going to let his father’s antics ruin his and Jace’s big day. He’d waited far too long for this, ever since his senior vacation, when he fell to his knees in the sand, and made his vow of someday to Jace.
His heart fluttered in his chest as the small orchestra began to play signaling time for the services to begin. Colt made his way down the aisle, and took his position to the right of the minister, before turning to face the crowd as he waited for Jace to make an entrance. Why was he so nervous? They'd done this before. Jace was a sure bet. Right? Taking a deep breath he straightened his spine and let his hands drop to his sides, trying to appear casual and relaxed. He resisted the urge to check the ring in his left pocket, making sure it was still there like he'd done at least one hundred times since placing it there.
He couldn’t contain his grin when Jace and his mother started down the aisle. The music played softly in the back ground as Jace made his way closer and closer to him. When Jace looked up and their eyes locked, he lost his breath. Jace held him with his gaze, his green eyes sparkling. Damn! His mister was gorgeous! His blond hair and tanned skin stood out against the black tuxedo he wore. The only thing keeping Colt from tackling Jace and helping him out of his expensive clothing was the fact his mother walked beside him. But later, when they were alone he was definitely going to take advantage of his man. Anticipation would only make that moment better.
Jace helped his mother in her seat, and gave her the single red rose he carried, before he made his way to Colt. Jace easily reached for his hand, entwining their fingers together as he took his place next to Colt.
“You’re beautiful, Jace,” Colt whispered. His heart overflowed with love, pride and devotion.
“So are you.” Jace smiled, squeezing his hand as he turned to face the minister. The movement jarred Colt, reminding him why they were there and he turned a moment later, following Jace's lead.
When the minister stepped forward the music stopped playing. His smile was genuine as he gave Colt a nod, and began the ceremony. “Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today to celebrate love. It is with thoughtfulness and a deep realization of their commitment to each other that Colton Michaels and Jace Montgomery have chosen to stand before you and make their declaration of love and loyalty.”
Jace turned back to Colt, and their ten-minute commitment ceremony lost its allure to the man standing before him. Colt took a small step forward, separating any distance between them and held tighter onto Jace's hand. Honestly, he never heard the words Jace spoke, but remembered watching his thick, full lips move with each word said. He had no real idea what he said, except his prepared vows vanished and he spoke just from his heart. The only way he knew he'd got it right was to see Jace's eyes tearing up, and that sweet sentimental smile spread across his face.
Colt lifted Jace’s hand, fumbling a little as he tried to slide the ring on Jace’s finger. The love he felt toward this man overwhelmed him. To have Jace finally wearing his ring may have been the moment he lost all sense of the ceremony. His emotions were so high, he slid the ring on Jace's finger seconds before he reached up and kissed him. Not a small peck, but a deep, wrap his arms around, slide his tongue in kind of kiss. And Jace kissed him right back.
Based on the cheers, and Jace pulling slightly away from the kiss, Colt realized the ceremony might be done. The minister held a big grin, patting them on the back. Dr. Knox was first there, giving Colt and then Jace a big hug.
The small, tucked away hotel Colt chose for their overnight stay was an odd mix for the ultra urban area of Uptown, Dallas Texas. Never would Jace have thought Hotel Zaza could pull off the quaint feel of Southern France, but as they entered the ornate gates, downtown Dallas faded away. Colt lifted their entwined fingers from the tight hold he'd had on Jace since leaving the reception to place a simple kiss on his knuckles.
"You're mine, cheer-boy," Colt said, navigating their SUV to the front of the hotel where the valet stood ready to park their car.
"I have been for quite a while," Jace said, and laughed at Colt's moment of clear indecision. To get out of the car meant to let Jace go and Colt stumbled until he finally released Jace's hand.
"Damn!" Colt bounded around the hood, meeting him as he shut the car door. Colt immediately took his hand again, a big grin on his face, as he drew him inside.
"Are you sure this hasn't been too much for you today? You're limping a little," Jace noticed after Colt got their room and headed straight for the elevator, tugging him behind as he hightailed it across the front entrance to the bank of elevators.
"You aren’t getting out of sex tonight," Colt answered a little too loudly. Maybe more loudly than Jace thought as he looked around to see the entire lobby staring at them.
"It's okay, he's my husband," Colt said, lifting a hand toward the room as if that made everything better to those around them. "You've made me wait for this and I'm about as horny as a guy can get after seeing you in your dressed up today. I seriously knew you'd be hot, but damn, Montgomery."
Colt pushed the glossy gold elevator button and the matching door dinged open immediately. Jace found himself shoved inside, pushed up against the back wall with Colt descending down on him.
"It's only three floors," Jace got out, only to be silenced as Colt's tongue entered his mouth. The kiss was swift, yet complete and Jace just settled Colt in around him when the doors opened again. He was lost, but the couple waiting on the elevator wasn't and after several loud throat clearing episodes, an older ladies voice tore them apart.
"Boys, you need to find a room!" The sterns words came from a small, regal looking senior citizen. The tone didn’t match the broad grin she gave them. Colt didn’t even look embarrassed, instead he was a little putout grabbing Jace's hand and dragging him from the elevator. Jace could only smile, with bright red cheeks as they left the elevator, Colt determined to get inside their room, sooner rather than later.
Up and coming football hero, Colton Michaels, makes a Hail Mary pass one night in the college locker room that results in the hottest, sexiest five days of his young life. However, interference after the play has him hiding his past and burying his future in the bottom of a bottle. While Colt seems to have it all, looks can be deceiving, especially when you’re trapped so far in a closet that you can’t see your way out. When ten years of living his expected fast-lane lifestyle lands him engaged to his manipulative Russian supermodel girlfriend, he decides it’s time to call a new play.Jace Montgomery single-handily built the largest all-star cheerleading gym in the world, driven by a need to forget a life-altering encounter with a handsome quarterback a decade ago. His reputation as an excellent coach, hard-nosed business man, and savvy entrepreneur earned him respect in the sometimes catty world of competitive cheerleading. When Jace learns of his ex-lover’s plans to marry, his heart executes a barrel roll and his carefully-placed resolve tumbles down without a mat to absorb the shock. Can his island escape help him to finally let go of the past and move his life forward?
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