By Nikka Michaels, Alina Popescu, Michael P. Thomas, Kim Fielding, Asta Idonea, Rob Colton, Nephylim, Lily G. Blunt, Eric Gober, Louise Lyons, kirifox, Sarah Hayes and JN Olsen
Genre: M/M, Anthology
Length: 294 pages
Release Date: October 10, 2014
Publisher: Wayward Ink Publishing
Book Trailer: http://youtu.be/vrsXiPFJUQk
Definition ñ Stranded
- (of a boat, sailor, or sea creature) left aground on a shore.
a stranded whale
- left without the means to move from somewhere.
he offers a lift to a stranded commuter
The boys in this collection of short stories have most definitely been left STRANDED!
They’ve been shipwrecked and abandoned.
Marooned and cast away.
And left helpless and high and dry.
But you should never underestimate the tenacity of the human heart
Craving Stains by Alina Popescu
Trapped since birth in a sterile, hospital-like apartment, Wynn longs to break free to experience the world.
But is Doyle real, or is he just a figment of Wynn’s imagination?
Say Cheese by Michael P. Thomas
Sitcom sensation Felix Medrano, America’s Sweetheart, throws a star-studded surprise party for his sweetheart, beanpole barkeep Grover Shepherd.
It’s a smash, save for one detail: Shep is a no-show.
Who’d have thought it would be so hard to pop the question?
Standby by Kim Fielding
Who’d have thought being stranded at the airport could possibly have some long term benefits?
Certainly not Tom.
But then he hadn’t bargained on meeting Rafael.
The Raider by Asta Idonea
The gods truly do work in mysterious ways as Thorstein found out when he was left for dead on the battle field of a foreign land.
The Buckle by Rob Colton
One ditching and one rescue later, Hayden discovers the use of a telephone isn’t the only offer that’s on the table.
Ari by Nephylim
Benji and Ari have spent their lives feeling lost and alone, stranded between genders.
Can they help each other stop unravelling?
Opposites Attract by Lily G. Blunt
Chris and Andreas are opposites in character.
Both fear the other wants to move on.
Can being stranded on a mountainside resolve the doubt that is threatening to tear them apart?
Out of Order by Eric Gober
Rob was the one who got away.
Trent stumbles upon him during a trip to San Francisco
Right before a deadly earthquake
Dating for Deafies by Nikka Michaels
If Evan York keeps hiding from the world behind his laptop he might miss out on something special.
Will he find the courage?
One Snowy Night by Louise Lyons
One snowy night, Keith Brambles learns that appearances can be deceptive.
The Climb by kirifox
Jessie went camping with friends expecting to have some fun and maybe drink a little beer.
Instead, he found his perfect man but is he real or just a dream?
Did You Leave Any for Me by Sarah Hayes
Two ex-lovers, one hotel room, and one random act of technology.
Will they fall out or fall back in love?
Sweetness and Strength by JN Olsen
Miles makes one seemingly small and inconsequential decision that turns out to be not so small and inconsequential after all.
My Story in Stranded is Dating for Deafies
When freelance writer Evan York receives an email from handsome author Tristan Gaines by accident, he knows he shouldn’t click on the attachment. When he does, an attractive local author stares back at him and for a moment Evan wishes he wasn’t Deaf.
His dating experiences haven’t been the best so far with people of hearing and he relishes the flirting and exchange through email. In email, he’s just a regular guy. After he’s drafted into writing a post for his best friend’s Dating for Deafies blog, Evan realizes he’s more than just a deaf gay man. But will he find the courage to introduce himself?