Rush just needs a job. He never expects to gain a whole new life and fall in love.
After suffering a career-ending injury on the football field, Rush has no other choice but to start over. The bills are mounting, and his luck is getting worse by the day. When he interviews for a sportscaster position at a large sports channel in his area, he’s on his last hope. Except the man in charge sees a different path for Rush, and it doesn’t include Rush saying no.
When Alaric overhears Rush getting propositioned in exchange for a leg up at his station, he can’t let the harassment stand. One interview with Rush later, and Alaric sees something in the man he can’t shake. With every encounter afterward, Rush climbs a little deeper beneath his skin. But taking Rush on a holiday getaway is the final nail in the coffin, leaving Alaric unable to keep lying to himself. Rush is the one. Now, he just needs Rush to fall in line.
Choke is the prequel to Charity Parkerson’s Fresh Hell series, where it’s something different every day in the battlefield known as life. These are a combination of sports, bi-awakening, and several other sub genres with interconnecting characters.
Omri ruined Tripp’s life and career. His reputation is shot. That doesn’t mean they’re done.
A stupid reality show. Tripp should have never agreed to do a celebrity season of Fresh Hell. But he honestly thought six weeks of ranch life and ridiculous challenges would be an easy million bucks in his pocket. As a pro football player, he thought he could skate through unscathed. Unfortunately, Tripp also never expects to find himself attracted to another contestant bent on winning, an overly cocky French actor named Omri, especially since Tripp has never wanted another man. He one hundred percent never expects the show and Omri to wreck his entire life.
Omri never meant to level Tripp’s life. It was just a game. They were in a bubble while on the show. Their every move recorded for the world to see. He doesn’t realize until they leave the ranch how much damage he’s done. There’s no way Omri will let Tripp suffer any consequences because of him. Now he just needs Tripp to cooperate and let him fix things. Oh, and Omri needs to figure out how to fall out of love with Tripp since there’s zero chance the stubborn football star will choose him.
Fresh Hell might be the name of the show that started it all, but it’s truly symbolic of the characters’ lives in this series by author Charity Parkerson, where the men will face challenges they never expected. These are a combination of sports, bi-awakening, and several other sub genres with interconnecting characters. They are best when read in order.
They were best friends who fell in love years ago. Then everything fell apart. Now one of them is looking to turn back time.
When Billy was in his last year of high school, Neo and Billy were inseparable, even though they were from opposite sides of the tracks. Then, one night, Billy ruined everything, and Neo hammered the nail in the coffin. Despite still seeing each other all the time, and almost fourteen years later, they still haven’t spoken about that night. But nothing has changed for Billy. There is no one else out there for him. No amount of fame or fortune could buy or replace Neo. Neo is the one for him. Always has been. It’s long past the point Billy should have let the past go and dogged Neo’s every step until he gave in, but there’s no time like the present. Now he just needs Neo to cooperate.
Neo is fine with Billy being the one, even though they’ll never be together. For him, it’s a nice a memory to look back on as long as he doesn’t get to the part where Billy chose his rich friends over him. That’s okay. Neo got his revenge. They’re even and are cordial these days. So what if he can’t stop eyeing Billy’s very nice physique and gorgeous eyes? That’s life. He’ll live. All he has to do is keep resisting Billy’s nonstop advances because Neo knows the one truth that will never change. Money will always choose money in the end.
Exhale is the second book in Charity Parkerson’s Fresh Hell series, where sometimes, it’s something different every day in the battlefield known as life. These are a combination of sports, bi-awakening, and several other sub genres with interconnecting characters. This series is best when read in order.
As someone born into a gross amount of old money, Will is accustomed to being used. Normally, it doesn’t bother him as long as he enjoys the benefits. This one time, it mattered.
After a long night of partying years ago, Will scooped up an ex-basketball player from the streets and redeemed him in every way. He used his money and influence to take Urban from a washed-up has been turned drug addict to the next big restauranteur. Falling in love with Urban wasn’t part of the plan. Neither was learning he meant nothing.
Back when Will saved Urban and turned his life around, Urban wasn’t in the right headspace to start a relationship. Too late, he realized, he should’ve said that. Instead, he wrecked Will and then Will spent the next year making him pay. Now, they’re just two idiots who still love each other with no idea how to find their way back. All they have between them is silence. Someone has to be the first to break before it’s too late.
Silence is the third book in Charity Parkerson’s Fresh Hell series where it’s something different every day in the battlefield known as life. These are a combination of sports, bi-awakening, and several other sub genres with interconnecting characters. This series is best when read in order.
They met on the set of Fresh Hell. Fate took them in separate directions. That’s about to change.
As a retired rock star, Deacon is somewhat bored. That’s the only reason he agrees to do a celebrity season of Fresh Hell; a reality TV show that takes members of L.A. society and drops them on a working ranch for six weeks. Deacon never expects his roommate on the show to crawl beneath his skin and take over his every thought. Then again, TV isn’t real life, and the show can’t go on forever. Reality waits on the other side.
Blake won a gold medal in figure skating to one of Deacon’s songs. He’s had a crush on the guy for as long as he can remember. Ending up as roommates on the show is just dumb luck. Deacon returning his interest is a dream come true. All fantasies come to an end. He never expects to see Deacon again. Then life takes a tragic turn and the most unlikely hero steps in to save him. Now all he can do is hope he can convince Deacon to keep him.
Inhale is the fourth book in Charity Parkerson’s Fresh Hell series, where it’s something different every day in the battlefield known as life. These are a combination of sports, bi-awakening, and several other sub genres with interconnecting characters. This series is best when read in order.
They met by chance. Their first date was on a whim. So why does everything about them stand out from all the rest?
Grant is one of the most sought-after jewelers in the world, especially around the holidays. It’s only by chance he has an opening for a new client when the brother of a current customer asks for an appointment. Except that meeting turns into dinner plans, which actually becomes a date, and the next thing Grant knows, he’s in love… with a hockey player.
Ash doesn’t have a lot of free time. In the past, that’s made it hard to hold down a relationship. From the moment he met Grant, Ash knew he was special. Now he just needs to convince Grant to stick it out despite his hectic career. With the holidays right around the corner and two crazy schedules colliding, Ash is working double time to win the first man to ever truly capture his heart. He’s not above using every weapon in his arsenal and the spirit of the season to tie down the man of his dreams. All he has to do is not mess things up. That part is easier said than done.
Stand Out is a holiday story from Charity Parkerson’s Fresh Hell series, where it’s something different every day in the battlefield known as life. These are a combination of sports, bi-awakening, and several other sub genres. This story is a complete standalone with no need to have read any of the series.