Welcome!Hello and welcome to the official website of author Jeff Erno. Jeff's writing spans several sub-genres of LGBTQ fiction, including Young Adult, M/M Romance, Erotic Romance, and Science Fiction, but there's one thing you can always count on when reading Jeff's novels — he believes in hope, love, and happy endings!
Phil Mitchell pours his heart and soul into his job as manager of Speedy Mart, a local convenience store. He loves his work and he loves his fellow employees, but when it comes to his personal life, Phil is lonely and depressed and still pining for his long-departed ex.
He embarks upon the week from hell where anything that can go wrong does. It begins with a truck crashing into his outdoor sign and only goes downhill from there. Add an asshole homophobic boss hell bent on seeing him fired and Phil realizes he needs to put into place a plan to save himself and his job.
First step in his plan… do something about his love life. Meanwhile, Ezra, one of Phil’s team members, is dealing with his own roller coaster ride of a week. As is Brandon, the local cop… And Mark, the homophobic boss…
Perhaps, with a little… luck, the next week will be better.
At thirty-eight years of age, Chandler finds himself single and caring for his brother Raymond, who suffers numerous health problems. Mired in grief from the multiple deaths of close family members, he recedes into himself, crippled with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive tendencies. Early one morning Chandler’s life is flipped on its end when he encounters his neighbor, twenty-five year old Marcus. Nothing about a relationship with this young man makes sense. For one thing, Marcus is... well... YOUNG. He's also biracial and has all kinds of tattooed muscles! The streetwise Marcus introduces Chandler to an entirely different lifestyle, pulling the would-be hermit from his shell, albeit kicking and screaming. But how long can such a relationship last, and what about Raymond? Chandler fears a guy like Marcus, seemingly perfect in every way, won't be able to truly accept Chandler with all his baggage. An unexpected bombshell detonates and Chandler learns some unsavory details about Marcus, who he really is, and what he's done in the past
Finally, it's Chandler who must decide if he can accept Marcus' baggage.
At twenty-five, Travis Sheppard knows all about taking care of himself. He’s been on his own since the age of seventeen, and he learned long ago how to use his assets and natural-born talent to get what he needs…and wants. Travis is a hustler, a male escort, and he caters to men of means who like to shower him with gifts and cash in exchange for his affection—sometimes for his mere presence.
When Travis accepts an overnight gig with a new client, he’s surprised by the fact the customer has pre-paid. When Travis arrives at the gentleman’s surprisingly modest home, he learns that his client is an accomplished, best-selling author. Darren, otherwise known as DJ Torrent, makes Travis a proposal. He wants Travis to accompany him to a gay literature conference. The catch is that for their five days together, Travis is to be more to Darren than just his escort. Darren wants Travis to pose as his husband.
Boys Will Be Boys... Bad, Bad Boys!
Bad Boys Get...
Spanked: Greg, a registered nurse, works a lot of hours. When he comes home after a long day, he expects his house to be neat and tidy because the last thing he wants to worry about is housekeeping. His roommate, Kurt, however, is a total slob. Greg tries talking to his younger, less-responsible roomie, but Kurt is ambivalent. When Kurt throws a party and trashes the house the day before Greg’s parents are due for a visit, Greg considers throwing him out. Instead, he devises a better, more erotic punishment, one which they both enjoy... and as a result, they have a spanking good time and the house remains tidy forever more.
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Denied: Benjy and Russell have been together over a year and enjoy an active, adventurous sex life together, but lately Russell has been extremely busy with work. With a schedule so demanding, he rushes through their lovemaking sessions, and Benjy is feeling neglected. On more than one occasion, Russell doesn’t even take the time to make sure Benjy achieves complete sexual satisfaction. As a result, Benjy decides to take matters into his own hands and concocts a plan to both exact his revenge and teach his lover a valuable lesson. In the process, they experience the most explosive, memorable lovemaking experience of their lives.
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Tickled: Isaac has been extremely ticklish for as long as he can remember. As a kid his best friend Ty used to hold him down and tickle him, but once they started high school, they drifted apart. Isaac came out as gay kind of young, but Ty never revealed his sexual orientation, and as a result Isaac felt sort of abandoned by his best friend. Now, a few years later, they’re both home from college and run into each other in a bar. This leads to a confrontation and a dispute that can only be settled the good old fashioned way—tickling.
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Detention: Chris, a high school English teacher, finds himself distracted by a very unruly, know-it-all student who constantly disrupts his class. Somehow he manages to make it through his first year of teaching without killing the mouthy, arrogant student, but is glad to see him finally graduate. Five years later, Chris is shocked to discover that the former student, Riley, has returned. This time he’s a teacher and an athletic coach. Unfortunately for Chris, the two have to work together. When Riley shows up in his classroom one evening after school, they both remember that Riley has a detention session he failed to serve prior to graduation.
Life Without Parole
Trey Palmer killed his stepfather three years ago, stabbing him repeatedly with a butcher knife, and now he's facing life behind bars. He doesn't deny what he did, nor does he regret it. But he's plagued with flashbacks of a torturous childhood in which he was abused by this man he finally extinguished. In prison, Trey employs a strategy of avoidance. He becomes a loner and a workaholic, steering clear of the gangs and their drama. His life changes one day, however, when a new cellmate arrives. Jeremy Banks, also in for murder, decries his innocence. With his long hair and angelic face, he's too pretty for a men's prison. Though at first annoying and mouthy, Jeremy begins to wiggle his way into Trey's heart, and Trey starts to wonder if maybe the kid really is innocent. He truly does seem like an angel. Their feelings for each other evolve, blossoming into something forbidden yet beautiful. But how can a love like theirs last in a place like this?
by Dreamspinner Press
My Dumb Jock
Final Book of the Series
The final book in the Dumb Jock series brings us back to Jeff and Brett thirty-plus years after their “happily ever after.” Jeff, now a university professor, and Brett, CEO of a sporting equipment company, prepare to celebrate Brett’s fiftieth birthday. Suddenly, a devastating emergency derails all plans. Fear and unknown questions force the couple to look back on a lifetime of struggles as an openly gay couple just starting out in the 1980s. My Dumb Jock chronicles their life together, beginning after the sports banquet at the conclusion of book one, continuing through their college years, engagement, wedding, and birth of their children. Together they shoulder homophobia and rejection and build their own family in the face of many crippling losses and temptations. This final book of the series brings together an entire cast of characters from five books, all connected by one remarkable couple. A couple not quite ready to say goodbye.